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Merchant Marine Donating Member (650 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-24-10 12:44 AM
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16. Of course it's clear
The Navy's going to keep a sharp watch out for people trying to make it across 600+ miles of open ocean in a goddamned aluminum skiff and turn them around so they don't die a painful death by drowning or dehydration.
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  -US ships blockade Haiti coast to thwart exodus to America Prometheus Bound  Jan-23-10 11:40 PM   #0 
  - I Have A Feeling That This Isn't Going To Go Over Well At All For The Administration.....nt  global1   Jan-23-10 11:45 PM   #1 
  - it looks to me  lazarus   Jan-23-10 11:47 PM   #2 
  - The Cubans were already there. n/t  EFerrari   Jan-23-10 11:51 PM   #3 
     - Yup, 344 Cuban doctors and paramedics were already working in Haiti.  Prometheus Bound   Jan-23-10 11:52 PM   #4 
     - okay  lazarus   Jan-24-10 12:11 AM   #7 
        - You have a good question.  Prometheus Bound   Jan-24-10 01:35 AM   #27 
           - Mine isn't  lazarus   Jan-24-10 02:24 AM   #29 
           - It was launched several days ago.  Prometheus Bound   Jan-24-10 02:41 AM   #33 
           - Our service people aren't making this policy.  EFerrari   Jan-24-10 02:46 PM   #37 
           - I doubt Hatians would try to float all the way to Florida  elehhhhna   Jan-24-10 09:17 AM   #35 
  - This is humanitarian  Merchant Marine   Jan-24-10 12:00 AM   #5 
  - Why would they call it "Vigilant Sentry" if that were the case?  Prometheus Bound   Jan-24-10 12:10 AM   #6 
  - You could do a doctoral  pscot   Jan-24-10 12:27 AM   #8 
  - And scary you're close  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-24-10 12:32 AM   #12 
  - Oh boy.  Merchant Marine   Jan-24-10 12:29 AM   #9 
     - There's nothing sinister about it, for heaven's sake.  Prometheus Bound   Jan-24-10 12:32 AM   #11 
        - Of course it's clear  Merchant Marine   Jan-24-10 12:44 AM   #16 
  - We have had 5000 come into  Mojorabbit   Jan-24-10 12:42 AM   #15 
  - Man I wish I had seen the 82nd parachuting in there  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-24-10 12:31 AM   #10 
  - OK, so the 82nd helicoptered in.  Prometheus Bound   Jan-24-10 12:38 AM   #13 
     - Scary they set up a triage and distribution pont  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-24-10 12:46 AM   #17 
     - You know you cannot  TxRider   Jan-24-10 12:56 AM   #20 
        - You got a PM  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-24-10 12:57 AM   #21 
     - Wow  TxRider   Jan-24-10 12:47 AM   #18 
  - ROFL  TxRider   Jan-24-10 12:38 AM   #14 
  - Conspiracy Theory?  Liberal In Texas   Jan-24-10 01:00 AM   #22 
     - I was speaking  TxRider   Jan-24-10 01:06 AM   #24 
        - The Hindu is the FOURTH link by my count.  Liberal In Texas   Jan-24-10 01:20 AM   #25 
           - Yeah there is some precedence  TxRider   Jan-24-10 09:43 AM   #36 
  - There was a time when strangers were welcome here...  Liberal In Texas   Jan-24-10 12:55 AM   #19 
     - We don't want desperate people drowning  Dappleganger   Jan-24-10 01:02 AM   #23 
        - Do you really think DUers are naive enough to believe that is the reason for the blockade?  Prometheus Bound   Jan-24-10 01:22 AM   #26 
           - You, my friend, are hilarious. n/t  susanna   Jan-24-10 01:37 AM   #28 
           - And why do you say that?  Prometheus Bound   Jan-24-10 02:25 AM   #30 
           - In that case  lazarus   Jan-24-10 02:28 AM   #31 
              - I did not say it was desirable for you to let Hatians go to the US.  Prometheus Bound   Jan-24-10 02:33 AM   #32 
                 - I may have responded to the wrong post  lazarus   Jan-24-10 03:03 AM   #34 

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