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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-05-10 01:57 PM
Response to Reply #77
88. Too late, but thanks anyway.
I had to watch it in order to prove something to myself regarding this thread. ;)

:hug:

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  -Columbia Journalism Review Reports on Wikileaks Iraq Killing Video Release Hissyspit  Apr-05-10 11:46 AM   #0 
  - K&R  eShirl   Apr-05-10 11:50 AM   #1 
  - CNN, Fox News, MSNBC...anybody home?  Flaneur   Apr-05-10 11:53 AM   #2 
  - Amy and Thom are reporting it. We really need to support these two.  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 12:55 PM   #34 
  - K&R  OmmmSweetOmmm   Apr-05-10 11:53 AM   #3 
  - Dupe.  Flaneur   Apr-05-10 11:55 AM   #4 
  - rocket launcher, camera, they look the same.  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 12:06 PM   #5 
  - There were weapons on scene.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 12:09 PM   #6 
  - were the choppers shot at? Aimed at?  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 12:11 PM   #8 
  - This was in July 2007 during the surge - Rustamiyah, one of the hot spots.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 12:15 PM   #9 
     - so its ok then? you approve? our forces can do no wrong?  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 12:22 PM   #15 
     - No need to ascribe positions to me that I didn't state.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 12:37 PM   #23 
        - By the book? Didn't the book tell them to capture and  kas125   Apr-06-10 12:26 AM   #166 
     - The mini van collecting the wounded was not a legitimate target. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-05-10 12:33 PM   #20 
        - The soldiers were very intent on hitting the van because they believed it was scrubbing the area.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 12:38 PM   #24 
           - So, in your view, ambulances are legitimate targets?  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-05-10 12:54 PM   #33 
              - That was not an ambulance. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:04 PM   #36 
                 - It was a conveyance being used to transport injured civilians to a hospital.  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-05-10 01:09 PM   #37 
                    - The soldiers were very intent on hitting the van because they believed it was scrubbing the area.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:13 PM   #39 
                       - It was innocent Iraqi civilians trying to save the life on one of their own. n/t  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 01:14 PM   #42 
                       - It was not apparent on the ground that that was so.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:16 PM   #45 
                          - The persons responsible were watching the same events we just saw.  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-05-10 01:25 PM   #50 
                       - Why your fixation with "scrubbing the area"?  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-05-10 01:18 PM   #47 
                          - "6 or 7 people with AK-47s" is not "6 or 7 AK-47's". n/t  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:28 PM   #53 
                             - THERE ARE NO AK-47s IN THAT FUCKING VIDEO - ANYWHERE! n/t  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 01:30 PM   #57 
                                - You are incorrect.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:31 PM   #60 
                                - No, you are incorrect. And don't tell me how to fucking post my commentary. n/t  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 01:32 PM   #64 
                                - Polite descriptions of your rule-breaking are allowed by the rules.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:34 PM   #65 
                                   - You were wrong about the RPG. Your opinion is now suspect. n/t  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 01:35 PM   #68 
                                      - You are wrong about who the journalists are. You have not admitted that yet. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:36 PM   #70 
                                      - This jackass tried this shit last night, too.  Greyhound   Apr-06-10 02:28 PM   #180 
                                - There appears to be one weapon - maybe.  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-05-10 01:35 PM   #69 
                                   - I'm looking at two people with weapons.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:39 PM   #73 
                                      - Camera equipment - tripods. n/t  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 01:40 PM   #75 
                                      - Not journalists. Those people are not journalists.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:43 PM   #76 
                                      - How do you know that those men were not hired to help the journalists  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 01:47 PM   #81 
                                      - There is no camera tripod that long.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:49 PM   #82 
                                      - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-05-10 01:51 PM   #84 
                                      - Prove it was an RPG or admit you are wrong.  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 04:53 PM   #142 
                                      - A helicopter can kill people with 30mm before they can hear or see it.  Pavulon   Apr-05-10 05:44 PM   #158 
                                      - Sure, it's possible.  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 05:54 PM   #160 
                                      - The requested people to photograph the scene. and weapons  Pavulon   Apr-05-10 06:06 PM   #162 
                                      - It's not that simple.  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 06:35 PM   #163 
                                      - Having sat through that class. It is not that clear  Pavulon   Apr-05-10 06:56 PM   #164 
                                      - "There is no camera tripod that long." lol  dbmk   Apr-06-10 11:08 AM   #176 
                                      - I have never seen a camera tripod with....  SDuderstadt   Apr-06-10 01:52 AM   #170 
                                      - I could believe that a reasonable person might conclude that at least one weapon was present.  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-05-10 01:45 PM   #79 
                                         - And then, what about that building? My god, they saw two people walking in  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 02:51 PM   #125 
                                - Or RPGs.  Warren Stupidity   Apr-06-10 06:55 AM   #173 
  - in one of the most dangerous cities on Earth....  mike_c   Apr-05-10 12:16 PM   #11 
  - We don't have the full story yet.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 12:19 PM   #12 
     - or they were walking to lunch, you saw it you heard it, why are you trying to justify?  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 12:23 PM   #16 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-05-10 12:25 PM   #17 
        - You really need to stop personally attacking me.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:04 PM   #35 
           - Holly Smoke! nt  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 01:32 PM   #62 
     - actually, we do have the full story....  mike_c   Apr-05-10 12:29 PM   #18 
     - Are we even sure that was a rifle? When I saw it, I thought it could  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 12:30 PM   #19 
     - that's the impression I got-- a rifle, I mean-- but as you say...  mike_c   Apr-05-10 12:34 PM   #21 
     - No, we do not. There's another helicopter video out there at the very least.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 12:36 PM   #22 
     - Screen-cap the automatic weapons and post them here. And show proof that  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 12:39 PM   #25 
     - Offensive maneuver by the American military. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 12:43 PM   #27 
        - Well, you at least got that one right. It was indeed offensive. n/t  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 12:45 PM   #29 
     - the lies ARE the full story-- what more do you need?  mike_c   Apr-05-10 12:45 PM   #28 
     - There was no intent to kill "journalists," so there is no murder.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:18 PM   #46 
     - I am rather sure they were  dbmk   Apr-06-10 11:17 AM   #177 
     - There is no reason to trust anything from the military.  PufPuf23   Apr-05-10 12:47 PM   #30 
     - The RPG was not a camera.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:13 PM   #41 
        - That's NOT and RPG! It's a fucking Vespa or scooter. You can see that  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 01:20 PM   #48 
        - Damn it, you're right.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:27 PM   #52 
           - No it's NOT! It's a goddamned camera tripod. They are a photojournalist  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 01:29 PM   #55 
           - The journalists are clearly identified in the video. That's not them.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:32 PM   #63 
           - You're stretching.  Raineyb   Apr-05-10 02:15 PM   #106 
        - Thats not an RPG. I sure wish I had your internet skills and time.nt  PufPuf23   Apr-05-10 01:24 PM   #49 
        - Yes, I see that now.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:29 PM   #54 
        - are you serious?-- that's no weapon....  mike_c   Apr-05-10 01:26 PM   #51 
           - Yes, I see that now.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:30 PM   #58 
              - I believe you are at least partly mistaken....  mike_c   Apr-05-10 01:55 PM   #85 
     - Additional info from an Agence France-Presse photographer  suffragette   Apr-05-10 02:33 PM   #121 
     - Well, we do have the full story, according the report from the military.  sabrina 1   Apr-05-10 02:26 PM   #118 
  - Please show how you know this. Also, it looks as if you are  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 12:21 PM   #14 
  - Done with the personal attacks?  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 12:42 PM   #26 
     - Screen-cap these weapons and post them. n/t  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 12:51 PM   #31 
     - OK.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:11 PM   #38 
        - They're photographers. That's a camera tripod. n/t  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 01:13 PM   #40 
        - The video makes it clear it's an RPG.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:15 PM   #44 
           - Sorry, it's not an 'RPG"  Mimosa   Apr-05-10 04:59 PM   #143 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-05-10 01:31 PM   #61 
        - "The soldiers verify weapons"-- they were LYING, for pete's sake....  mike_c   Apr-05-10 01:35 PM   #67 
           - You have no reason to say they are lying during the engagement.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:37 PM   #71 
              - Our guys were tickeled pink over their action, no misteaking that.  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 01:45 PM   #78 
                 - Our soldiers were happy to be killing people they thought would be happy to kill them back.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:51 PM   #83 
                    - An apology for murder?  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 01:56 PM   #86 
                    - Murder is a legal term. There's no murder here. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:58 PM   #90 
                       - Boy! I am so gland you cleared that up!!  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 02:04 PM   #98 
                       - You're welcome!! n/t  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 02:10 PM   #103 
                       - Apology for slaughter. Happy now? It doesn't make your rationalizations sound  Raineyb   Apr-05-10 02:17 PM   #111 
                    - with their arms pointed down, I understand why so many of your responders  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 01:57 PM   #87 
                    - Posts that break DU rules get deleted. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 01:58 PM   #91 
                       - I knew you were a rule centric kinda person.  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 02:01 PM   #94 
                          - I have to be.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 02:03 PM   #96 
                             - Yes, because folks might discover something.  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 02:07 PM   #100 
                             - How vague of you. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 02:09 PM   #101 
                                - Of course! I wouldn't want you to wear out your alert button.  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 02:16 PM   #109 
                                - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-05-10 03:01 PM   #129 
                                   - LOL!! "You are the foremost among DU propagandists, Swamp."  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 04:10 PM   #133 
                                   - Another excellent example. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 04:34 PM   #136 
                                   - GOOD! Another kick for this thread.  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 04:43 PM   #138 
                                   - Why would you think I wouldn't want this thread kicked?  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 04:47 PM   #139 
                                   - Prove it was an RPG and they were insurgents or admit you are wrong.  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 05:03 PM   #145 
                                   - Prove the soldiers knew any different and deliberately murdered people they knew to be innocent.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 05:12 PM   #150 
                                   - Yes, I see what you did - You answered my question with another fallacy (Straw Man)  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 05:33 PM   #154 
                                   - So you admit that they didn't kill innocents deliberately then?  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 05:43 PM   #157 
                                   - Wtf?  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 04:36 PM   #137 
                                   - What the fuck indeed?  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 04:47 PM   #140 
                                   - You know, I think you may be having a bad day.  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 05:02 PM   #144 
                                   - Wow.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 05:06 PM   #146 
                                   - I am here to chew bubble gum and kick propaganda ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 05:17 PM   #151 
                                   - Not blindly pro-war here.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 05:20 PM   #152 
                                   - I reserve the right to call you on pro-war/Pentagon propaganda anytime I see fit.  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 05:36 PM   #155 
                                   - You can do anything you want, and will.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 05:42 PM   #156 
                                   - Ok  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 05:45 PM   #159 
                                - Let me just step in here and welcome you to my ignore dungeon...  L0oniX   Apr-05-10 02:27 PM   #120 
                                   - Goodbye, cruel world. n/t  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 03:01 PM   #128 
                                      - At least you have the choice when to die.  Forkboy   Apr-06-10 02:37 PM   #181 
                             - the country is getting angry and for good reason.  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 02:09 PM   #102 
                                - Doesn't matter if you were there or not. The 'official' version is the only one allowed. n/t  Subdivisions   Apr-05-10 02:15 PM   #107 
                                   - Offical or not I prefer the truth.  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 02:18 PM   #112 
                    - there was no threat.  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 01:59 PM   #92 
                       - Why were the journalists there then?  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 02:02 PM   #95 
                          - Journalists have been reporting from the battlefield for centuries.  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 02:06 PM   #99 
                          - But it wasn't a battlefield before the U.S Soldiers started shooting, right?  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 02:11 PM   #104 
                             - Red Herring  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 02:17 PM   #110 
                                - LOL!  Rex   Apr-06-10 01:49 AM   #169 
                          - thats such silly logic I cant believe you posted it.  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 02:19 PM   #114 
                          - Because that's their job?  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 02:36 PM   #122 
                             - Yes, it is their job.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 03:03 PM   #130 
                             - That's right. Rules of engagement should take care of most of that.  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 03:06 PM   #132 
                             - Perhaps they were troublesome reporters.  formercia   Apr-06-10 10:08 AM   #175 
                                - This are key questions  autorank   Apr-06-10 02:10 PM   #178 
     - The military already issued a report on this tragedy two years ago.  sabrina 1   Apr-05-10 02:54 PM   #126 
        - Please document the Pat Tillman information, and I'm serious.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 03:04 PM   #131 
           - It was in the  sabrina 1   Apr-05-10 04:28 PM   #134 
              - Thank you.  Bolo Boffin   Apr-05-10 04:34 PM   #135 
                 - You're welcome ~  sabrina 1   Apr-05-10 04:52 PM   #141 
  - You keep saying that as if Iraqis have no right to protect  sabrina 1   Apr-05-10 01:58 PM   #89 
  - I Love You!  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 02:03 PM   #97 
  - Did you see the women on the rooftops?  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 02:27 PM   #119 
  - No, I didn't. I just watched the shorter version though.  sabrina 1   Apr-05-10 02:58 PM   #127 
  - +1  Rex   Apr-06-10 02:44 AM   #171 
  - Still trying to justify this blatant slaughter, I see.  Greyhound   Apr-06-10 02:23 PM   #179 
  - BBC link here:  Heidi   Apr-05-10 01:46 PM   #80 
  - K&R. nt  OnyxCollie   Apr-05-10 12:11 PM   #7 
  - k/r  Echo In Light   Apr-05-10 12:15 PM   #10 
  - K&R. nt  babylonsister   Apr-05-10 12:19 PM   #13 
  - K&R  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 12:52 PM   #32 
  - oi!  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 01:30 PM   #56 
     - Not yet but I'm about to. Brb.  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 01:31 PM   #59 
     - thanks  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 01:34 PM   #66 
     - words cannot convey, you must watch and listen!  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 01:38 PM   #72 
     - ok  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 01:39 PM   #74 
     - Don't watch it. Yes, it shows a group of people getting killed,  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 01:43 PM   #77 
        - Too late, but thanks anyway.  Swamp Rat   Apr-05-10 01:57 PM   #88 
        - I watched the long version.  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 02:21 PM   #115 
           - I wasn't going to because I knew I would get pissed...  walldude   Apr-05-10 02:42 PM   #123 
           - My anger very quickly turned into sadness.  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 02:45 PM   #124 
           - Will wonders never cease?  Mimosa   Apr-05-10 05:10 PM   #147 
              - Let's mark the calendar.  EFerrari   Apr-06-10 12:15 AM   #165 
        - How can you say dont watch it? People have to be aware.  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 02:12 PM   #105 
           - Because the poster specifically said he didn't want to see people being killed.  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 02:19 PM   #113 
              - OH EXCAUSE ME! Its time many woke up! Sorry for the mistake!  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 02:23 PM   #116 
                 - Do you talk to your mother with that mouth? I hope not.  EFerrari   Apr-05-10 02:24 PM   #117 
  - K&R  amborin   Apr-05-10 01:14 PM   #43 
  - Namir Noor-Eldeen and Saeed Chmagh - from a Reuters blog  suffragette   Apr-05-10 02:00 PM   #93 
  - I am so sorry, He was a HUMAN BEING just like me.  Lost4words   Apr-05-10 02:15 PM   #108 
  - Looks like the military confiscated the photographer's cameras  suffragette   Apr-05-10 05:11 PM   #148 
  - OMFG. So, not only did they know that those were cameras, not RPGs  EFerrari   Apr-06-10 05:20 AM   #172 
     - And they had on-the-ground evidence from these that none were insurgents  suffragette   Apr-06-10 09:47 AM   #174 
  - HEY MSM CAN WE COVER BOTH THESE STINKINGLOUSY WARS NOW???  Mari333   Apr-05-10 05:11 PM   #149 
  - Hey Hiss... Did You Check This One Out ???  WillyT   Apr-05-10 05:23 PM   #153 
  - From Wikileaks, just now:  Hissyspit   Apr-06-10 01:23 AM   #168 
  - "See him from the brad".."bushmaster" the one he is telling to take pictures  Pavulon   Apr-05-10 06:04 PM   #161 
  - Yeah warcrimes are pathetic, cowards always hide behind government red tape.  Rex   Apr-06-10 12:29 AM   #167 
 

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