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Downwinder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-04-10 08:56 PM
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55. And mine.

I think it is a valid question. I am not aware of uniformed insurgencies. French revolution? US revolution? Did Bolivar's people have uniforms?
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  -Colombia kicks over the negotiating table rabs  Jul-30-10 10:04 PM   #0 
  - Be sure to read Diehard's comment on page 2. Very good comment by a Colombian.  Peace Patriot   Jul-30-10 10:31 PM   #1 
  - Lots of pushes right now.  Downwinder   Jul-30-10 10:49 PM   #2 
  - I think Diehard is our friend Dreyfus  rabs   Jul-30-10 11:02 PM   #3 
     - I actually agree, if as the Ven foreign minister claims, the invasion is imminent  Bacchus39   Jul-30-10 11:32 PM   #4 
     - Your friend can request a new password  EFerrari   Jul-31-10 03:47 AM   #5 
     - urbitos game  naaman fletcher   Jul-31-10 09:41 PM   #16 
        - "As president he has simply done his job...". LOL!  Peace Patriot   Aug-01-10 11:18 AM   #24 
           - He has done a good job of getting rid of a lot of poor people, as you point out.  Judi Lynn   Aug-01-10 12:57 PM   #25 
           - Yet he is wildly popular,  naaman fletcher   Aug-01-10 01:05 PM   #26 
           - 80% job approval n/t  Bacchus39   Aug-01-10 01:16 PM   #28 
           - I reiterate, the REAL level of popularity is unknown since the vast poor sector  Judi Lynn   Aug-01-10 02:33 PM   #30 
              - if the polls are unreliable, then it means poor Colombians voted for Santos overwhelmingly  Bacchus39   Aug-01-10 02:54 PM   #31 
              - Let me guess..  naaman fletcher   Aug-01-10 03:05 PM   #34 
              - lol  naaman fletcher   Aug-01-10 02:59 PM   #32 
              - From your post:  naaman fletcher   Aug-01-10 03:03 PM   #33 
                 - The paramilitaries are NOT demobilezed according to all human rights groups  Judi Lynn   Aug-01-10 03:12 PM   #35 
                    - Amnesty..  naaman fletcher   Aug-01-10 03:15 PM   #36 
           - Why?  naaman fletcher   Aug-01-10 02:06 PM   #29 
           - Please...  naaman fletcher   Aug-01-10 01:07 PM   #27 
  - Superb article. It's perfect. It does look like greater, more direct aggression has been planned  Judi Lynn   Jul-31-10 03:59 AM   #6 
  - Two more FARC piano photos found on the magic computer.  Judi Lynn   Jul-31-10 04:56 AM   #7 
  - despite your silly picture,  naaman fletcher   Jul-31-10 02:52 PM   #10 
  - Have not seen the actual picture of which you speak  rabs   Jul-31-10 08:23 PM   #12 
     - here you go..  naaman fletcher   Jul-31-10 09:34 PM   #15 
        - Found it, thanks  rabs   Jul-31-10 09:52 PM   #19 
           - By god, I can tell that interior is Venezuelan! The very nerve. n/t  Judi Lynn   Jul-31-10 09:58 PM   #22 
  - Judi, do you have or have you seen the photo  rabs   Jul-31-10 09:24 PM   #14 
     - No! and I'm all eyes, too! I absolutely can't wait to see it, myself.  Judi Lynn   Jul-31-10 09:42 PM   #18 
     - It's in post number 19.  naaman fletcher   Jul-31-10 09:56 PM   #20 
     - I just saw the one in the El Universal array of "proof!"  Judi Lynn   Jul-31-10 09:57 PM   #21 
  - LMAO  naaman fletcher   Jul-31-10 11:19 AM   #8 
  - More chuckles for you  rabs   Jul-31-10 08:22 PM   #11 
  - Here's another article for you  rabs   Jul-31-10 09:41 PM   #17 
     - Thanks for the Semana link. Interesting. n/t  Judi Lynn   Jul-31-10 10:00 PM   #23 
  - Alvarez is an extremely effective writer and speaker.  EFerrari   Jul-31-10 01:21 PM   #9 
  - Meantime, over at the OAS, uribito has Hoyos as ambassador  rabs   Jul-31-10 08:38 PM   #13 
  - The Uribe thing about the FARC in Venezuela is such bullshit I can't believe it. WMD deja vu!  Peace Patriot   Aug-01-10 03:47 PM   #37 
  - Why is it bulllshit? How do you know?  naaman fletcher   Aug-01-10 03:52 PM   #38 
  - How do I know that it's bullshit? The way I know any rightwinger is slinging bullshit--experience!  Peace Patriot   Aug-03-10 12:00 PM   #40 
     - ok..  naaman fletcher   Aug-03-10 02:37 PM   #41 
        - London Progressive Journal 7/23/10  Peace Patriot   Aug-03-10 08:53 PM   #42 
           - thanks for the link. /nt  naaman fletcher   Aug-03-10 09:04 PM   #43 
           - Chavez is not nearly as beloved in Latin America as you dream he is  Zorro   Aug-03-10 09:35 PM   #44 
  - speculation  naaman fletcher   Aug-01-10 03:53 PM   #39 
  - FARC must be the only insurgency in the world with uniformed troops.  Downwinder   Aug-03-10 10:34 PM   #45 
  - I've wondered about that, too. Maybe they do it to keep the government guys  Judi Lynn   Aug-04-10 01:39 PM   #47 
     - A uniformed insurgency denotes centralized purchasing or  Downwinder   Aug-04-10 06:08 PM   #48 
     - Are you wondering where the FARC get their money or who furnishes them with uniforms?  ChangoLoa   Aug-06-10 07:35 AM   #58 
        - Weapons are not unusual for an insurgency.  Downwinder   Aug-06-10 10:35 AM   #59 
     - You don't know insurgencies very well then. nt.  naaman fletcher   Aug-04-10 06:44 PM   #50 
        - True: Viet Cong, Shining Path, Taliban.  Downwinder   Aug-04-10 07:14 PM   #51 
           - Why?  naaman fletcher   Aug-04-10 07:29 PM   #52 
              - It is mine. I am addressing insurgencies not coups.  Downwinder   Aug-04-10 07:44 PM   #53 
                 - I apologize.  naaman fletcher   Aug-04-10 08:46 PM   #54 
                    - And mine.  Downwinder   Aug-04-10 08:56 PM   #55 
                       - not sure..  naaman fletcher   Aug-04-10 08:59 PM   #56 
                       - Damned right it's valid. They are completely unique. That's why it's so easy for the Colombian  Judi Lynn   Aug-05-10 05:31 PM   #57 
  - Reply to Zorro (comment 44, above)...  Peace Patriot   Aug-04-10 10:08 AM   #46 
     - informative post,  naaman fletcher   Aug-04-10 06:43 PM   #49 

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