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SlipperySlope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-19-11 08:01 PM
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15. No.
No. I think there is also the political message that would have been implicitly sent if we had done nothing, and were unwilling to let that message be sent through our inactivity.

I certainly hope that France and the UK do all the "heavy lifting" here and we are limited to a support role.
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  -Cost of 110 Cruise Missiles fired in 1 Hour = More than 5 Years of NPR Funding. onehandle  Mar-19-11 07:43 PM   #0 
  - How many NPR's could we fund with the USDA food inspection budget?  Buzz Clik   Mar-19-11 07:46 PM   #1 
  - do you think our and Europe's motives are purely humanitarian?  yurbud   Mar-19-11 07:48 PM   #4 
     - Yes.  Buzz Clik   Mar-19-11 07:50 PM   #7 
     - A true believer.  SolutionisSolidarity   Mar-19-11 08:13 PM   #20 
        - Aren't you cute.  Buzz Clik   Mar-19-11 08:17 PM   #22 
           - Adorable, actually.  SolutionisSolidarity   Mar-19-11 08:19 PM   #25 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-19-11 08:21 PM   #26 
                 - No, I'm just a bit grumpy watching everything play out so predictably.  SolutionisSolidarity   Mar-19-11 08:54 PM   #29 
     - No.  SlipperySlope   Mar-19-11 08:01 PM   #15 
     - If they were we would have invaded Rwanda full scale  golfguru   Mar-19-11 08:17 PM   #23 
  - There is always enough money for war.  femmocrat   Mar-19-11 07:47 PM   #2 
  - Wow. That's all I have to say about that. (n/t)  Lefta Dissenter   Mar-19-11 07:48 PM   #3 
  - pretty fucking sad that money is in this equation at all. Being  Bluerthanblue   Mar-19-11 07:50 PM   #5 
  - Money for war. Plenty of stuff to be cut  Autumn   Mar-19-11 07:50 PM   #6 
  - So you want to launch NPR at Libya?  DrToast   Mar-19-11 07:53 PM   #8 
  - We'd probably have better results. n/t  Exilednight   Mar-19-11 08:06 PM   #16 
  - If people are pissed off over cruise missiles being used to save lives  William769   Mar-19-11 07:55 PM   #9 
  - Firing missiles do not save lives - THEY TAKE THEM. n/t  Exilednight   Mar-19-11 08:06 PM   #17 
     - Fine give gaddafi free reign to murder his own people and lets see which one loses more lives.  William769   Mar-19-11 08:09 PM   #19 
        - My opposition to our attack has nothing to do with funding. It has everything to do with  Exilednight   Mar-19-11 08:17 PM   #24 
  - Wow.  Lucinda   Mar-19-11 07:56 PM   #10 
  - This is US and BRITISH missiles TOGETHER! Not just the US. n/t  vaberella   Mar-19-11 07:58 PM   #11 
  - NPR is about politics, not spending.  dkf   Mar-19-11 07:59 PM   #12 
  - GOD BLESS OUR VALIENT BUTTON PUSHERS  HowHasItComeToThis   Mar-19-11 08:00 PM   #13 
  - Yes but the Missiles make a big BANG when they go off.  zeemike   Mar-19-11 08:00 PM   #14 
  - I've heard a few bangs go off on NPR. Personally, I prefer PRI. n/t  Exilednight   Mar-19-11 08:07 PM   #18 
  - Geez, Someone needs to outsource Missile Manufacturing to China, pronto!  vroomvroom   Mar-19-11 08:16 PM   #21 
  - Sadly, some of the parts for missiles are outsourced .....  Exilednight   Mar-19-11 08:23 PM   #27 
  - And how many years of LIHEAP is that?  Canuckistanian   Mar-19-11 08:37 PM   #28 
  - Always money for war. It's how the MIC lives.  neverforget   Mar-19-11 11:38 PM   #30 
  - I've been watching little news the past few days, but it sure seems  Vinca   Mar-20-11 07:59 AM   #31 
  - They cost $569K in 1991 (Gulf War) - price is the same? 20 years later?!  mascarax   Mar-20-11 09:34 AM   #32 
  - This comparison shows not that the military action is expensive,  bornskeptic   Mar-20-11 10:04 AM   #33 
  - That's 1999 dollars -- today it's $756,000 each.  lostnfound   Mar-20-11 10:49 AM   #34 

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