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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-31-10 10:50 PM
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43. Torture apologists and Bush fixers Gates and Mullen
better retain a good lawyer because their turn will come.
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  -Assange: "National security is not my concern" USArmyParatrooper  Jul-30-10 05:40 PM   #0 
  - Assange would be unconcerned with US imperial security  Warpy   Jul-30-10 05:44 PM   #1 
  - Australian troops are also in Afghanistan  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-30-10 05:48 PM   #4 
  - Still, it's highly doubtful that information from years ago will put  Warpy   Jul-30-10 07:05 PM   #26 
     - No, it's not doubtful at all  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-30-10 07:52 PM   #32 
     - And you base that WAG on which experience or data exactly?  Cid_B   Aug-01-10 01:21 AM   #44 
  - Whaaa...? You mean not everyone in the world wants to protect poor lil ole US?  Duer 157099   Aug-01-10 02:07 PM   #58 
  - Working link:  bemildred   Jul-30-10 05:44 PM   #2 
  - Concern noted, again. I salute Private Manning as the truest of heros and Assange bravely  TheKentuckian   Jul-30-10 05:47 PM   #3 
  - I realize putting US troops at risk doesn't matter to you  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-30-10 05:50 PM   #7 
     - I care about the troops infinitely more than you. I find your response disgusting  TheKentuckian   Jul-30-10 06:04 PM   #15 
     - LOL! You care about the troops more than me?  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-30-10 06:21 PM   #20 
     - I'm curious, do you think an american soldier's life is worth more then an afghan civilian? n/t  Bodhi BloodWave   Aug-01-10 01:49 PM   #54 
        - I'm an American. We invest a lot into training and maintaining our troops.  TheKentuckian   Aug-01-10 02:37 PM   #62 
     - That is a DOD talking point  Warpy   Jul-30-10 07:06 PM   #27 
     - Which "people" have read all 92,000 pages and say that?  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-30-10 07:24 PM   #29 
     - Teams of analysts. The report came out a few days ago  Warpy   Jul-30-10 07:28 PM   #30 
        - Or you might want to link your own claim, since you made it  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-30-10 07:35 PM   #31 
     - Gosh...  Cid_B   Aug-01-10 02:12 AM   #47 
     - The troops were put at risk when they were lied into a war.  sabrina 1   Jul-31-10 05:12 PM   #40 
        - We were 'lied into' fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan?  MH1   Aug-01-10 02:01 PM   #55 
  - In this imperial state that we live in, we need all the military transparency we can get,  MadHound   Jul-30-10 05:49 PM   #5 
  - So in your view nothing should be classified?  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-30-10 05:52 PM   #9 
     - I find that far too much is classified,  MadHound   Jul-30-10 06:00 PM   #13 
        - That's reasonable, but where we disagree...  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-30-10 06:15 PM   #17 
        - I also forgot to tell you, THIS part you said is absolutely true  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-30-10 06:17 PM   #18 
  - you might want to grab the link from post 2 and edit your OP. nt  BootinUp   Jul-30-10 05:50 PM   #6 
  - The problem is when I copy and paste the link it breaks.  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-30-10 05:52 PM   #10 
     - strange, I wonder  BootinUp   Jul-30-10 05:54 PM   #12 
     - Use this TinyURL version  Denzil_DC   Jul-30-10 06:19 PM   #19 
        - How did you do that? You're apparently more computer savvy than I  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-30-10 06:24 PM   #22 
           - Just go  Denzil_DC   Jul-30-10 08:13 PM   #33 
  - I support the truth being disclosed about the Afghan war  quinnox   Jul-30-10 05:51 PM   #8 
  - What "truth" is that?  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-30-10 05:53 PM   #11 
  - Couldn't they have redacted the names of informants? Sad that these  NC_Nurse   Jul-30-10 06:03 PM   #14 
  - exactly. And Afghans have a right to try to change their government  MH1   Aug-01-10 02:04 PM   #56 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-30-10 06:08 PM   #16 
  - Answer me this: do you think we should be there, in Afghanistan?  LAGC   Jul-30-10 06:23 PM   #21 
  - A fair question  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-30-10 06:28 PM   #25 
     - I think its a noble goal wanting to depose the Taliban.  LAGC   Jul-30-10 07:09 PM   #28 
  - What a dick! Hopefully Breitbart can get him to fire himself  Oregone   Jul-30-10 06:26 PM   #23 
  - "we do not have national security concerns"  NJmaverick   Jul-30-10 06:28 PM   #24 
  - Being something doesn't mean you act in the best interest of a group and never has  TheKentuckian   Jul-31-10 10:21 AM   #34 
  - Unconfirmed Concern....  xocet   Jul-31-10 11:25 AM   #35 
  - LOL You try too hard.  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-31-10 12:32 PM   #36 
     - It is interesting that your point remains undefended....  xocet   Jul-31-10 02:24 PM   #37 
        - There was nothing to rebut  USArmyParatrooper   Jul-31-10 02:42 PM   #38 
           - Ok, it is quite simple....  xocet   Jul-31-10 05:06 PM   #39 
              - You're right. It is quite simple  USArmyParatrooper   Aug-01-10 01:26 AM   #45 
              - So you were wrong? Took you long enough to pry the words "you're right"  U4ikLefty   Aug-01-10 02:15 PM   #60 
                 - You're confused.  USArmyParatrooper   Aug-01-10 05:12 PM   #63 
                    - Still wrong.  U4ikLefty   Aug-02-10 10:26 PM   #66 
              - Imagine your favorite mafia movie...  Cid_B   Aug-01-10 10:44 PM   #65 
  - If a Russian had leaked info about their Afghanistan war in the 80's  daleo   Jul-31-10 06:43 PM   #41 
  - Frankly, Russia was our enemy and we *trying* to get them killed  USArmyParatrooper   Aug-01-10 01:44 AM   #46 
     - The U.S. made the Taliban  daleo   Aug-01-10 03:02 AM   #50 
        - The merits of the war against the Taliban aren't the point of the thread.  USArmyParatrooper   Aug-01-10 03:37 AM   #51 
           - The war is the only point.  U4ikLefty   Aug-01-10 02:17 PM   #61 
  - Kick  Scurrilous   Jul-31-10 10:47 PM   #42 
  - Torture apologists and Bush fixers Gates and Mullen  EFerrari   Jul-31-10 10:50 PM   #43 
  - Valerie Plame, Sibel Edmonds, et al don't count?  upi402   Aug-01-10 02:31 AM   #48 
  - Of course they count. Who is saying they don't?  USArmyParatrooper   Aug-01-10 09:34 AM   #52 
     - Mr Gates and the US government  upi402   Aug-01-10 01:36 PM   #53 
        - When did Secretary Gates or Admiral Mullen say they don't matter?  USArmyParatrooper   Aug-01-10 05:13 PM   #64 
  - bring them home  G_j   Aug-01-10 02:33 AM   #49 
  - deleted  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 02:05 PM   #57 
  - Then Assange has something in common with the majority of the U.S. Government.  Uncle Joe   Aug-01-10 02:10 PM   #59 
 

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