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tekisui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-08-10 06:01 PM
Response to Reply #51
54. BTW, what is the talking point on the Presidential hit of a US citizen?
I've not seen you post on it yet.
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  -Our Troops Are The Good Guys, Some Liberals Hate That ProSense  Apr-08-10 04:29 PM   #0 
  - What was the purpose of the release? Are you really asking that?  tekisui   Apr-08-10 04:33 PM   #1 
  - Yes. n/t  ProSense   Apr-08-10 04:34 PM   #2 
     - It is important to see thruths. Especially those that  tekisui   Apr-08-10 04:36 PM   #3 
        - "There should be investigations."  ProSense   Apr-08-10 04:40 PM   #7 
           - THat was a reasonable starting point.  tekisui   Apr-08-10 04:47 PM   #12 
           - I don't know about any other troops...  dencol   Apr-09-10 12:45 AM   #77 
  - Our troops are, OUR TROOPS. They arent all heroes. They arent all moral.  Gman2   Apr-08-10 04:36 PM   #4 
  - Correct. American troops are to follow the Geneva Convention - they are all taught this information  ShortnFiery   Apr-08-10 04:43 PM   #9 
  - Stop NOW! This is UN-SAT. Liberals serve in the Armed Forces too... SHAME!  ShortnFiery   Apr-08-10 04:37 PM   #5 
  - "I served in the military and consider the people who HATE the troops most are...LAZY CHICKEN-HAWK"  ProSense   Apr-08-10 04:47 PM   #11 
  - You're using hyperbole. Some troops are socio-pathic and should be discharged.  ShortnFiery   Apr-08-10 04:55 PM   #19 
  - "Some troops are socio-pathic," but you weren't and that goes for many others.  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:00 PM   #23 
     - You don't get it. The General Officers and Civilian leader are the ones being CHALLENGED.  ShortnFiery   Apr-08-10 05:02 PM   #26 
     - It's lame.  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:08 PM   #28 
        - When Countries wage "endless war" the atrocities pile up.  ShortnFiery   Apr-08-10 08:46 PM   #67 
     - The bad troops are the ones tarnishing the image of the military.  dencol   Apr-09-10 12:51 AM   #79 
        - Bad cops tarnish the image of the police department  ProSense   Apr-09-10 12:57 AM   #82 
           - Agreed. But in that case the police should try to clean up the department.  dencol   Apr-09-10 01:03 AM   #83 
           - It's only stupid if those departments don't change their policies.  Ignis   Apr-09-10 12:49 PM   #105 
  - I don't like generalizations.  dencol   Apr-09-10 12:49 AM   #78 
     - "... we brought the battle to them." And WE, THE PEOPLE must demand that it END. eom  ShortnFiery   Apr-09-10 09:55 AM   #100 
  - nowhere at all did he say all liberals hate the soldiers. he said some do. a bunch of them are on  dionysus   Apr-09-10 08:29 AM   #92 
  - good points, but terrible title  Enrique   Apr-08-10 04:38 PM   #6 
  - Not everyone is going to  ProSense   Apr-08-10 04:44 PM   #10 
     - Newsflash: NOBODY views the USA Combat troops as "the good guys"  ShortnFiery   Apr-08-10 04:48 PM   #14 
     - Hyperbole. n/t  ProSense   Apr-08-10 04:51 PM   #15 
        - No the cold, hard truth from a veteran whose Dad and Brother were decorated COMBAT vets. eom  ShortnFiery   Apr-08-10 05:01 PM   #24 
           - your dad and brother have nothing to do with this.  dionysus   Apr-09-10 08:31 AM   #93 
              - It's called perspective. I was very close to both of them. eom  ShortnFiery   Apr-13-10 10:15 AM   #155 
     - to say "our troops are the good guys" is highly offensive  Enrique   Apr-08-10 04:52 PM   #16 
     - BS. n/t  ProSense   Apr-08-10 04:55 PM   #18 
     - How can someone fighting a wrong war be "the good guys"?  dbmk   Apr-09-10 08:36 AM   #94 
        - Some people have deliberately forgotten Nuremberg.  Ignis   Apr-09-10 01:21 PM   #109 
     - Steaming, stinking...CROCK n/t  damonm   Apr-08-10 11:39 PM   #73 
     - It was your moron blogger buddy who labeled them "bloodthirsty," not legitimate critics.  ClassWarrior   Apr-09-10 11:35 PM   #135 
  - It's not so much that they're the good guys -- it's those damned white hats that I can't stand.  damntexdem   Apr-08-10 04:40 PM   #8 
  - sounds like pot stirring to me  WhiteTara   Apr-08-10 04:48 PM   #13 
  - From the Greenwald link in the OP  ProSense   Apr-08-10 04:54 PM   #17 
  - Ask any Vietnam Combat Veteran what they HAD to do to survive? If you're close enough to them  ShortnFiery   Apr-08-10 04:59 PM   #20 
  - Horrific things were done in Iraq.  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:14 PM   #29 
  - Oh yeah,. A few bad apples. Just like Abu Graib.  tekisui   Apr-08-10 05:21 PM   #33 
     - What does that mean? n/t  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:23 PM   #35 
        - I am suggesting it could very well be an endemic and systemic  tekisui   Apr-08-10 05:26 PM   #40 
        - well said.  cali   Apr-08-10 05:34 PM   #46 
        - "The military did two investigations and found nobody did nuthin' wrong."  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:35 PM   #47 
           - Yeah, I trust internal military investigations.  tekisui   Apr-08-10 05:56 PM   #52 
              - "Why are you so interested in unraveling why it was released?"  ProSense   Apr-08-10 06:01 PM   #55 
                 - THey may very well deserve it?  tekisui   Apr-08-10 06:05 PM   #58 
                 - Truth? n/t  dbmk   Apr-09-10 07:50 AM   #90 
        - Not surprising that you don't get it given the load of crap you posted. n/t  Raineyb   Apr-09-10 06:40 PM   #115 
  - I'm a Vietnam combat vet  cowman   Apr-10-10 10:26 AM   #139 
     - my longest friend in this life  SwampG8r   Apr-10-10 11:46 PM   #142 
     - Amen brother!  joe black   Apr-12-10 11:50 AM   #147 
     - You weren't serving in the Airborne Infantry - 101st Abn - in 1968 and 69?  ShortnFiery   Apr-12-10 11:56 AM   #148 
  - Well, you can't stir shit if it isn't there to begin with, can you?  sabrina 1   Apr-09-10 01:49 AM   #84 
  - looks like he's looking to become a RW media darling  Enrique   Apr-08-10 05:00 PM   #22 
     - He did no such thing. n/t  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:16 PM   #30 
  - Stupid article  Downtown Hound   Apr-08-10 04:59 PM   #21 
  - "recognize that not every soldier is a bloodthirsty killer "  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:03 PM   #27 
     - One little disclaimer doesn't take away the point I was trying to make  Downtown Hound   Apr-08-10 05:33 PM   #45 
  - What is disgusting to me is this "support the troops" platitude  zeemike   Apr-08-10 05:02 PM   #25 
  - "The Troops are trained to do what they do, and we train them and approve of that training."  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:18 PM   #32 
     - Yes now just tell me what that means to support the troops  zeemike   Apr-08-10 05:36 PM   #48 
        - "but you want more" I don't want a damn thing. That's your call. n/t  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:38 PM   #49 
  - "Anyone have family members in the military? Are they bloodthirsty?"  bertman   Apr-08-10 05:17 PM   #31 
  - "You are kidding, right?" No, I'm not  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:22 PM   #34 
  - There are no "good guys" in this mess.  Jokerman   Apr-08-10 05:24 PM   #36 
  - BS. n/t  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:25 PM   #37 
  - Double-BS.n/t  tekisui   Apr-08-10 05:29 PM   #43 
  - +1  cultedelaraison   Apr-08-10 06:24 PM   #61 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-08-10 05:25 PM   #38 
  - "but their must be some standard for war. "  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:28 PM   #42 
  - What was the purpose of the release?  Kurt_and_Hunter   Apr-08-10 05:26 PM   #39 
  - Obama is infallible.  tekisui   Apr-08-10 05:28 PM   #41 
  - That's not true  Cali_Democrat   Apr-09-10 01:34 PM   #111 
  - "To inform the fucking populace of a fucking ostensible fucking democracy of the fucking actions  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:31 PM   #44 
     - re: What are the implications for Obama?  Kurt_and_Hunter   Apr-08-10 05:42 PM   #50 
     - "Well, there shouldn't be any but ...  ProSense   Apr-08-10 05:45 PM   #51 
     - BTW, what is the talking point on the Presidential hit of a US citizen?  tekisui   Apr-08-10 06:01 PM   #54 
     - Terrorists are terrorists. n/t  ProSense   Apr-08-10 06:02 PM   #56 
        - How's that?  tekisui   Apr-08-10 06:04 PM   #57 
           - Here:  ProSense   Apr-08-10 06:07 PM   #59 
              - I want to know, exactly, what the standard is.  tekisui   Apr-08-10 06:11 PM   #60 
                 - Of course it's a tough call  treestar   Apr-08-10 09:40 PM   #71 
                    - It's up to President Obama to investigate and prosecute them NOW!  ShortnFiery   Apr-09-10 09:11 AM   #97 
                       - when you're fresh out of crazy, bring out those tired ass cards...  dionysus   Apr-09-10 01:05 PM   #108 
                          - When you're fresh out of rudeness, bring out the civility you must have - deep down. eom  ShortnFiery   Apr-12-10 05:46 PM   #152 
     - It's a straightforward question. Why can't you answer it?  Ignis   Apr-09-10 12:51 PM   #106 
     - You noticed the correlation, too!  tekisui   Apr-08-10 05:59 PM   #53 
     - You're giving us a choice only of black and white  treestar   Apr-08-10 09:38 PM   #70 
     - Commander-In-Chief is not just an honorary title: President Obama is RESPONSIBLE for the misconduct  ShortnFiery   Apr-09-10 09:05 AM   #95 
  - WAR FOR PROFIT IS EVIL. "The greatest purveyor of violence in the world : My own Government,  grahamhgreen   Apr-08-10 06:51 PM   #62 
  - What is the purpose of the military?  whosinpower   Apr-08-10 06:56 PM   #63 
  - Oh, OK. Good to know.  donco6   Apr-08-10 07:18 PM   #64 
  - "Killing unarmed civilians = Something Good Guys Do." Don't be ridiculous. n/t  ProSense   Apr-08-10 07:20 PM   #65 
     - So, Good Guys don't kill unarmed civilians, right?  Ignis   Apr-09-10 01:24 PM   #110 
  - Do you really believe they all "good guys"? Each and every one?  Oregone   Apr-08-10 07:37 PM   #66 
  - Who is dumb enough to still think in "Good Guys/Bad Guys" terms? Are they still children?  boppers   Apr-08-10 08:53 PM   #68 
  - The military are the only public servants that are worshipped in this country.  hollowdweller   Apr-08-10 09:22 PM   #69 
  - Bullshit.  Arugula Latte   Apr-08-10 11:21 PM   #72 
  - "And when was the last time the U.S. military actually "defended" anything?" Speaking of  ProSense   Apr-09-10 12:22 AM   #74 
     - The invasion of Afghanistan where they've killed massive #s of civilians isn't making us safer  Arugula Latte   Apr-09-10 12:32 AM   #75 
        - "But you seem to be implying there aren't any bad guys." Nonsense. n/t  ProSense   Apr-09-10 12:34 AM   #76 
  - What a stupid article. One of those faux 'progressives'  sabrina 1   Apr-09-10 12:51 AM   #80 
  - "pushing the Rovian meme that liberals hate the military"  ProSense   Apr-09-10 12:55 AM   #81 
  - Sure it is.  tekisui   Apr-09-10 04:29 AM   #85 
  - Yes it is and it's not a surprise that you're pushing this swill. n/t  Raineyb   Apr-09-10 06:41 PM   #117 
     - BINGO  mitchtv   Apr-11-10 10:50 PM   #146 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-09-10 08:25 AM   #91 
  - So why isn't Oliver over there fighting for freedom?  cornermouse   Apr-09-10 06:09 AM   #86 
  - Your last comment  jefferson_dem   Apr-09-10 06:20 AM   #87 
     - No.  cornermouse   Apr-10-10 02:41 AM   #136 
  - The military does good and bad IMO.  CBR   Apr-09-10 06:38 AM   #88 
  - I'm about to start serving next month  Zech Marquis The 2nd   Apr-09-10 06:57 AM   #89 
  - Part of the code is to follow the Geneva Conventions = not to fire on unarmed civilians.  ShortnFiery   Apr-09-10 09:08 AM   #96 
  - Pretty sure the Rules of Engagment does not allow for speculation of that sort  dbmk   Apr-09-10 09:15 AM   #98 
  - Liberal Veterans see it differently, I suppose.  Bluenorthwest   Apr-09-10 09:49 AM   #99 
  - All of the veterans in my family would agree.  Ignis   Apr-09-10 01:36 PM   #112 
  - Shocked to see a VoteVets ad on Fox News what makes the connection bt dependence on Oil  Supersedeas   Apr-09-10 10:05 AM   #101 
  - "bloodthirsty savages who kill for the heck of it"  niceypoo   Apr-09-10 10:06 AM   #102 
  - exactly  Vattel   Apr-09-10 10:57 AM   #104 
  - Yup. Pretty strawman-ish.  chrisa   Apr-09-10 08:48 PM   #124 
  - I wouldn't say "evil," but give a naive, poorly educated 19-year-old a gun  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-09-10 10:10 AM   #103 
  - All of them? 90%? 80%? 70%?  Ignis   Apr-09-10 12:54 PM   #107 
  - There ARE no Good Guys in war!  Rage Inc.   Apr-09-10 03:44 PM   #113 
  - What the hell is the point of this bullshit OP? n/t  Raineyb   Apr-09-10 06:32 PM   #114 
  - To prove that people have comprehension issues.  ProSense   Apr-09-10 06:57 PM   #120 
  - One of the dumber OPs in recent months.  Jakes Progress   Apr-09-10 06:41 PM   #116 
  - One of the dumbest responses ever. n/t  ProSense   Apr-09-10 06:55 PM   #119 
     - As expected.  Jakes Progress   Apr-10-10 10:01 AM   #137 
  - There is a marked tendency in this country to blame sides.  Dr Morbius   Apr-09-10 06:49 PM   #118 
  - The military is rife with corruption.  chrisa   Apr-09-10 08:33 PM   #121 
  - LOL... I love the pro military types at DU  LittleBlue   Apr-09-10 08:38 PM   #122 
  - LOL! What?  ProSense   Apr-09-10 08:41 PM   #123 
     - The article is idiotic  LittleBlue   Apr-09-10 08:53 PM   #125 
        - Idiotic is not  ProSense   Apr-09-10 09:01 PM   #126 
           - Jesus Christ, do you know the blogger in the OP is using an axiom  LittleBlue   Apr-09-10 09:36 PM   #129 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-09-10 09:44 PM   #131 
              - Me thinks he wanted to spar wif us...  MrMickeysMom   Apr-10-10 11:18 AM   #140 
  - You do realize "bloodthirsty" is the word of this moron blogger, not of the people he's trying...  ClassWarrior   Apr-09-10 09:13 PM   #127 
  - Here,  ProSense   Apr-09-10 09:24 PM   #128 
     - Greenwald is spot on. "EVIL thrives when good people stay silent."  ShortnFiery   Apr-09-10 09:43 PM   #130 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-09-10 10:11 PM   #133 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-10-10 10:07 AM   #138 
     - Explain to me how anything in that quote is analogous to "bloodthirsty."  ClassWarrior   Apr-10-10 11:29 AM   #141 
  - "Let's hear it for the good guys!"  last_texas_dem   Apr-09-10 10:09 PM   #132 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-09-10 11:33 PM   #134 
  - You're seriously asking the "purpose" of releasing the video??  Blue_Tires   Apr-11-10 01:55 AM   #143 
  - Many people's attitudes toward the military  jeanpalmer   Apr-11-10 07:54 AM   #144 
  - You're asking a lot from GI Joe.  Dr Morbius   Apr-12-10 05:39 PM   #151 
     - If they took two minutes to look at U.S. history before they enlisted,  Arugula Latte   Apr-13-10 10:12 AM   #154 
  - Screw the military  murdoch   Apr-11-10 06:41 PM   #145 
  - the military follows orders from civilians. The left seems more aware of this than the right  yurbud   Apr-12-10 04:18 PM   #149 
  - The troops are not "bloodthirsty" on the whole, but they ARE pawns of  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-12-10 04:22 PM   #150 
  - Ah, this takes me back to 2003, when administration hacks were saying the exact same thing!  Lilith Velkor   Apr-13-10 09:28 AM   #153 
 

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