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Butch350 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-03-11 06:10 AM
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169. No Flames here Adigal.

I agree. When I read your post - a sigh of relief washed over me.

OBL is dead. Justice served?

Someone else will take his place.
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  -My husband was a NYC firefighter, and I am not dancing on the grave adigal  May-02-11 10:15 AM   #0 
  - Perfect. Thank you. And thank your husband for me and this country.  Zoeisright   May-02-11 10:17 AM   #1 
  - I agree I think it is pretty embarrassing.  avaistheone1   May-03-11 01:58 AM   #155 
  - i am not celebrating nor dancing on the grave. i am good with what obama did. i am not going  seabeyond   May-02-11 10:17 AM   #2 
  - Agreed  Sherman A1   May-02-11 10:18 AM   #4 
  - Exactly, no one should tell anyone how they should feel /nt  still_one   May-02-11 10:24 AM   #17 
  - I would never tell anyone how to feel..  LostinNY   May-02-11 11:01 PM   #147 
  - lostinny  trud   May-03-11 05:08 AM   #165 
  - Who exactly is telling others how they should feel?  liberation   May-02-11 11:38 PM   #148 
     - That point is clearly argued in the OP, and thereafter in this thread.  Lasher   May-03-11 05:04 AM   #163 
        - True, but the echos of WOZ 'Ding Dong the Witch is Dead' celebration  HillbillyBob   May-03-11 06:54 AM   #178 
  - Perfectly stated...  JuniperLea   May-02-11 10:41 AM   #42 
  - K&R'd; thank you.  snot   May-02-11 10:18 AM   #3 
  - I am sure many 9-11 firemen feel 100% different. n-t  Logical   May-02-11 10:19 AM   #5 
  - I'm sure they do...and this is their decision  adigal   May-02-11 10:24 AM   #16 
  - So, To Be A "Liberal Democrat",,,  Yavin4   May-03-11 08:17 AM   #186 
  - I'm sure many 9/11 First Responders are experiencing a spectrum of feelings...  Pacifist Patriot   May-02-11 10:28 AM   #26 
     - Truly.  calimary   May-02-11 10:32 AM   #32 
     - I see a clear put down of others for their feelings...  JuniperLea   May-02-11 10:46 AM   #47 
        - You aren't the only one.  Pithlet   May-02-11 10:50 AM   #50 
        - Such "peace".  bobbolink   May-02-11 11:07 AM   #55 
        - I am at work...and you have no clue what you are spewing  adigal   May-02-11 11:10 AM   #58 
        - No, here's a clear putdown: celebrating in the streets reflects badly on our country and its culture  Gormy Cuss   May-02-11 11:33 AM   #64 
        - i agree with you  reggie the dog   May-02-11 03:36 PM   #100 
        - I see the cheering in the streets as a rejoyce at success. Even if he were captured  Maraya1969   May-02-11 09:34 PM   #138 
           - me too. Proud of Obama and the Repbubs that could celebrate this n/t  Jmaxfie1   May-03-11 04:23 AM   #159 
           - "a ReJOYCE at success"?  Ken Burch   May-03-11 04:36 AM   #161 
           - We aren't any different from some radical muslims then  TheLastMohican   May-03-11 05:10 AM   #166 
           - I think the warmonger culture is what made this acceptable behavior to some Americans.  Gormy Cuss   May-03-11 09:54 AM   #188 
        - Only the OP's feelings are valid.  Ikonoklast   May-02-11 02:10 PM   #92 
        - I didn't say that I wanted it stopped  adigal   May-02-11 05:40 PM   #112 
        - You stated that this is a 'Christian' nation.  Ikonoklast   May-02-11 05:48 PM   #116 
        - Yep  JuniperLea   May-02-11 06:22 PM   #121 
        - a put down?  reggie the dog   May-02-11 03:33 PM   #99 
        - Clearly you missed the condescension in the OP...  JuniperLea   May-02-11 06:23 PM   #122 
        - I disagree  trud   May-03-11 05:11 AM   #167 
           - Yes, rather funny those accusing her of being 'judgmental' and 'condescending' ...  Myrina   May-03-11 07:35 AM   #183 
  - I think there is room  Mz Pip   May-02-11 10:19 AM   #6 
  - When I was back in college...  MedicalAdmin   May-02-11 04:09 PM   #101 
  - thank you both for your sacrifice and I I do understand that we  blondeatlast   May-02-11 10:19 AM   #7 
  - it is kind of distasteful to say the least. death should never be something to  ejpoeta   May-02-11 10:20 AM   #8 
  - Thank you.  bobbolink   May-02-11 10:22 AM   #9 
  - "This cheering says that OBL won"  marions ghost   May-02-11 12:46 PM   #77 
  - They weren't my words, but they reflect what I have thought and felt for a long time.  bobbolink   May-02-11 08:44 PM   #134 
     - back atcha  marions ghost   May-02-11 09:19 PM   #137 
     - I have been having my own stuff going on. What i posted a few  HillbillyBob   May-03-11 07:11 AM   #179 
  - +1000  reggie the dog   May-02-11 04:20 PM   #105 
  - Posts like this, from those directly affected by the actions of  bullwinkle428   May-02-11 10:22 AM   #10 
  - If you look at most of the "celebrators", they are quite young -- college age, early twenties  whathehell   May-02-11 10:23 AM   #11 
  - I think you got it. Like fans of the Simpsons, etc.  bobbolink   May-02-11 10:38 AM   #38 
  - good point  marions ghost   May-02-11 12:48 PM   #79 
     - Yes, I think so too. Thanks.  whathehell   May-02-11 02:29 PM   #93 
     - Good point and one I needed to hear.  MedicalAdmin   May-02-11 04:13 PM   #102 
        - He is young  marions ghost   May-02-11 06:07 PM   #119 
  - Peace.  midnight   May-02-11 10:23 AM   #12 
  - You have every right to your feelings, but so others who are celebrating that garbage is no longer  still_one   May-02-11 10:23 AM   #13 
  - I said we were quietly satisfied, but not celebrating.  adigal   May-02-11 10:26 AM   #21 
     - Everyone is entitled to their feelings /nt  still_one   May-02-11 10:27 AM   #24 
     - +1.  jefferson_dem   May-03-11 06:41 AM   #177 
     - Your balanced approach is what USED to characterize this country.  bobbolink   May-02-11 10:40 AM   #39 
     - Excellent Point...  WiffenPoof   May-02-11 10:45 AM   #46 
     - Thank you for your support and hugs - will share with my husband n/t  adigal   May-02-11 11:13 AM   #59 
     - Very welcome. In some ways, it must be a difficult day for you.  bobbolink   May-02-11 11:22 AM   #61 
     - I wish there was a like button for comments.  kurtzapril4   May-02-11 10:42 PM   #144 
     - I'm never glad when another human being has been murdered...  JuniperLea   May-02-11 10:50 AM   #49 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 11:25 AM   #62 
        - If anyone suffered as a result of 9/11  Missy Vixen   May-02-11 11:32 AM   #63 
        - They aren't the only people who have suffered...  JuniperLea   May-02-11 12:24 PM   #71 
           - Well, gosh  Missy Vixen   May-02-11 12:39 PM   #73 
              - Thanks for showing your true colors...  JuniperLea   May-02-11 12:41 PM   #74 
                 - You don't have the slightest clue about my "true colors".  Missy Vixen   May-02-11 02:02 PM   #90 
        - Instead...  marions ghost   May-02-11 12:51 PM   #81 
        - Or  pecwae   May-02-11 03:33 PM   #98 
           - well said - n/t  MedicalAdmin   May-02-11 04:17 PM   #104 
           - No kidding.  Puglover   May-02-11 06:35 PM   #124 
        - Good advice. Consider taking it. n/t  MedicalAdmin   May-02-11 04:15 PM   #103 
  - k&r 10000!!! n/t  Donnachaidh   May-02-11 10:23 AM   #14 
  - I too was a bit repulsed by the photos of those  Sherman A1   May-02-11 10:24 AM   #15 
  - Thank you Adigal for sharing this.  HERVEPA   May-02-11 10:25 AM   #18 
  - 10 years of pain shows itself in many different ways.  Snoutport   May-02-11 10:25 AM   #19 
  - + 1,000,000  Pacifist Patriot   May-02-11 10:25 AM   #20 
  - K&R. There are people who know how to react.  Jakes Progress   May-02-11 10:26 AM   #22 
  - Most of America isn't celebrating....  BooScout   May-02-11 10:26 AM   #23 
  - Thank you for your kind wishes - I'll show my husband this thread  adigal   May-02-11 10:27 AM   #25 
  - Even though I am glad OBL is dead, I am not grave dancing  Taverner   May-02-11 10:28 AM   #27 
  - The most powerful photo I saw yesterday was of NYC firefighters  suffragette   May-02-11 10:28 AM   #28 
  - Doesn't exactly look like a wild party, does it?  Pacifist Patriot   May-02-11 11:14 AM   #60 
     - I think it is a closing of a chapter in our history  suffragette   May-02-11 12:02 PM   #66 
  - I am not dancing on his grave.....  demgurl   May-02-11 10:29 AM   #29 
  - I'm not dancing or celebrating..  Texasgal   May-02-11 10:30 AM   #30 
  - honest reaction is going to vary greatly  TayTay   May-02-11 10:31 AM   #31 
  - Recommend!  Poboy   May-02-11 10:33 AM   #33 
  - This seems to be pretty close to where I am. Thanks.  TheKentuckian   May-02-11 10:33 AM   #34 
  - Yep, you can feel the way that you want to.  blueamy66   May-02-11 10:34 AM   #35 
  - Yes, I would feel the same way  adigal   May-02-11 05:46 PM   #113 
     - I don't think that I could feel as you do.  blueamy66   May-02-11 06:10 PM   #120 
  - Adigal - I agree  avebury   May-02-11 10:34 AM   #36 
  - "he said it makes no difference"  Vinnie From Indy   May-02-11 10:35 AM   #37 
  - K&R  Eyerish   May-02-11 10:41 AM   #40 
  - Thank God Someone Said Something...  WiffenPoof   May-02-11 10:41 AM   #41 
  - The USA is NOT a "Christian Nation"  Autumn Colors   May-02-11 10:42 AM   #43 
  - I felt the same about that "christian nation" line as the OP felt about the celebrating.  DeschutesRiver   May-02-11 12:13 PM   #68 
  - Agree... NOT a Christian nation. The founders were wise enough to set it up as a secular nation.  Arugula Latte   May-02-11 01:56 PM   #88 
  - I agree with you.  OmmmSweetOmmm   May-03-11 08:02 AM   #184 
  - I largely agree with you. I'm not celebrating either, BUT this is NOT a Christian nation  cali   May-02-11 10:43 AM   #44 
  - And even if it were... Christians aren't supposed to judge...  JuniperLea   May-02-11 10:51 AM   #51 
  - Christian nations, and Christians...  JuniperLea   May-02-11 10:44 AM   #45 
  - Would you please point out where exactly in the OP  Puglover   May-02-11 06:42 PM   #125 
  - Can we donate the reward money to the 911 first responders?  thelordofhell   May-02-11 10:47 AM   #48 
  - Yes, justice was served...and people are excited about it.  IrishBuckeye   May-02-11 10:55 AM   #52 
  - Justice  marions ghost   May-02-11 12:59 PM   #84 
  - justice, or vengeance?  nashville_brook   May-02-11 09:11 PM   #136 
  - vengeance  Glaisne   May-03-11 10:02 AM   #189 
  - not at all, look at World War11 pictures  flpab   May-03-11 06:21 AM   #172 
  - I agree with you. K&R. nt  woo me with science   May-02-11 11:01 AM   #53 
  - agree  ensho   May-02-11 11:03 AM   #54 
  - The football game analogy is perfect . . .  janet118   May-02-11 11:09 AM   #56 
  - One of my FB friends who lost her son in the war is disgusted that they're selling T-shirts about...  JVS   May-02-11 11:10 AM   #57 
  - thank you  G_j   May-02-11 11:58 AM   #65 
  - The Football Game analogy doesn't go far enough.  bvar22   May-02-11 12:06 PM   #67 
  - +++++  marions ghost   May-02-11 01:03 PM   #85 
  - Excellent. I think most people who have seen real violence aren't gleeful about it. Ever.  DirkGently   May-02-11 12:18 PM   #69 
  - That really resonates for me. n/t  EFerrari   May-02-11 12:43 PM   #76 
  - K/r^^ de-evolution, or something  Gravel Democrat   May-02-11 12:21 PM   #70 
  - It makes me a bit queasy, but maybe I could understand it if...  MilesColtrane   May-02-11 12:26 PM   #72 
  - Peace back atcha, Adigal.  EFerrari   May-02-11 12:41 PM   #75 
  - peace to you and your husband, adigal  dana_b   May-02-11 12:48 PM   #78 
  - thank you.  krabigirl   May-02-11 12:49 PM   #80 
  - A very good, deeply thought out OP. Thank you. N/T  GoneOffShore   May-02-11 12:53 PM   #82 
  - This must in some ways be very difficult, I would imagine  fujiyama   May-02-11 12:56 PM   #83 
  - ...  progressoid   May-02-11 01:46 PM   #86 
  - well said  dooner   May-02-11 01:53 PM   #87 
  - I feel EXACTLY THE SAME WAY as you do.  no_hypocrisy   May-02-11 01:58 PM   #89 
  - i think what you saw was a cathartic reaction  shireen   May-02-11 02:07 PM   #91 
  - We also feel the same way at our home although were not directly involved in any way.  glinda   May-02-11 02:38 PM   #94 
  - kr  Hannah Bell   May-02-11 03:05 PM   #95 
  - Hugs to you adigal  pecwae   May-02-11 03:29 PM   #96 
  - i agree with you wholeheartedly  reggie the dog   May-02-11 03:29 PM   #97 
  - I, who have no personal loss connected to 9/11 disagree with you......  Rowdyboy   May-02-11 04:56 PM   #106 
  - agree  flpab   May-03-11 06:26 AM   #173 
  - A post for sanity....thanx  ooglymoogly   May-02-11 05:13 PM   #107 
  - as i noted on a different thread:  barbtries   May-02-11 05:23 PM   #108 
  - I watched 9/11 from my roof, all I feel today is disgust and want to throw up  firehorse   May-02-11 05:26 PM   #109 
  - Oh god, not another Tom Cruise movie. nt  Incitatus   May-02-11 05:30 PM   #110 
  - I too watched this from my back porch...and agree with your take on it.  BrklynLiberal   May-02-11 07:34 PM   #129 
  - Thanks for posting  catrose   May-02-11 05:40 PM   #111 
  - EVERYONE is entitled to their feelings - no matter what they are. n/t  CakeGrrl   May-02-11 05:47 PM   #114 
  - You're what this country needs more of.  RegieRocker   May-02-11 05:48 PM   #115 
  - Just wanted to thank you all  adigal   May-02-11 05:52 PM   #117 
  - And I just read this from a Ground Zero widow we all know  adigal   May-02-11 07:07 PM   #127 
     - Thanks for this link. It is excellent writing.  BrklynLiberal   May-02-11 07:35 PM   #130 
     - You said it just fine!  blaze   May-02-11 08:03 PM   #132 
  - K&R for a report from ground zero. (nt)  Kurovski   May-02-11 06:00 PM   #118 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-02-11 06:25 PM   #123 
  - strength  Locrian   May-02-11 07:01 PM   #126 
  - I agree with you and your husband 100%.  BrklynLiberal   May-02-11 07:31 PM   #128 
  - Excellent post.  rug   May-02-11 07:35 PM   #131 
  - Well said. K&R  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-02-11 08:07 PM   #133 
  - wise words - couldn't agree more.  nashville_brook   May-02-11 09:08 PM   #135 
  - Thank you; sorry some DUers don't appreciate your POV  carolinayellowdog   May-02-11 09:47 PM   #139 
  - Thank you.  Gregorian   May-02-11 09:58 PM   #140 
  - Thank you  Dystopian   May-02-11 10:12 PM   #141 
  - K & R. Thanks, Adigal. nt  bertman   May-02-11 10:21 PM   #142 
  - I had a lot of mixed emotions last night  Enjay in E MT   May-02-11 10:39 PM   #143 
  - Tell your husband thank you  pezDispenser   May-02-11 10:43 PM   #145 
  - I might be "bad", but I'm dancing n/t  Jmaxfie1   May-02-11 10:46 PM   #146 
  - And you obviously think you're just as cute as bugs bunny for doing it.  Pamela Troy   May-02-11 11:59 PM   #152 
     - probably, but don't feel bad I'll dance with bugs over this. n/t  Jmaxfie1   May-03-11 04:04 AM   #157 
  - K&R n/t  DeSwiss   May-02-11 11:50 PM   #149 
  - As some one who is a  AsahinaKimi   May-02-11 11:55 PM   #150 
  - Dancing on graves is never good. Sorry for your loss and I bet your  akbacchus_BC   May-02-11 11:57 PM   #151 
  - I've had mixed feelings about it all  PatSeg   May-03-11 12:17 AM   #153 
  - Yup.  quakerboy   May-03-11 12:30 AM   #154 
  - Those Unserious People Came From the Saloons in the Area  SoDesuKa   May-03-11 02:50 AM   #156 
  - I don't care what anyone says him, Mussolini, Hitler, Tojo, I'm glad there all gone. n/t  Jmaxfie1   May-03-11 04:08 AM   #158 
  - You are an example of a truly good person.  Ken Burch   May-03-11 04:28 AM   #160 
  - Thank you for this, adigal.  democrank   May-03-11 04:37 AM   #162 
  - I'm not dancing on hi sgrave, bu I don't object to people who do.  trud   May-03-11 05:04 AM   #164 
  - Of course. What the fuck is wrong with people. K and R  Smarmie Doofus   May-03-11 05:40 AM   #168 
  - No Flames here Adigal.  Butch350   May-03-11 06:10 AM   #169 
  - Well, if the both of you can forgive someone so very evil  customerserviceguy   May-03-11 06:12 AM   #170 
  - But we won! Terrorism is over! All our troops can come home!  tclambert   May-03-11 06:15 AM   #171 
  - k&r  Starry Messenger   May-03-11 06:27 AM   #174 
  - Blood lust never ends well  MannyGoldstein   May-03-11 06:30 AM   #175 
  - I appreciate your perspective...  jefferson_dem   May-03-11 06:37 AM   #176 
  - K&R  Enthusiast   May-03-11 07:17 AM   #180 
  - Thank you for posting  OwnedByFerrets   May-03-11 07:22 AM   #181 
  - I was in grad school on 9/11 - and one classmate lost a brother in the towers.  TBF   May-03-11 07:30 AM   #182 
  - Hug your hero for me  florida08   May-03-11 08:05 AM   #185 
  - Only the chickenhawks dance.  Loge23   May-03-11 08:45 AM   #187 
 

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