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KurtNYC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-16-11 04:55 PM
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  -The war in Libya is about imperialism. ej510  Jun-16-11 12:03 PM   #0 
  - Just a theory - no evidence.  tabatha   Jun-16-11 12:12 PM   #1 
  - U.S. and Europe is worried about the Chinese gaining access to oil.  ej510   Jun-16-11 12:15 PM   #4 
  - Since most countries have some oil, its easy to generalize that all wars are about oil.  stevenleser   Jun-16-11 01:23 PM   #18 
  - The African Union is against this war, but they do not matter, because it is  ej510   Jun-16-11 01:28 PM   #19 
  - The African Union doesnt decide International law anymore than the South decides US law  stevenleser   Jun-16-11 01:33 PM   #20 
     - Are you sure about that.  ej510   Jun-16-11 01:37 PM   #22 
        - 100% sure. None of what you assert makes sense at all. Not even a little. n/t  stevenleser   Jun-16-11 01:39 PM   #23 
           - The western nations do not care about Africa, but they want the resources.  ej510   Jun-16-11 01:43 PM   #26 
              - You keep saying that with zero evidence in your favor. n/t  stevenleser   Jun-16-11 02:48 PM   #29 
                 - US Authorizes Oil Deals With Libyan Rebels  EFerrari   Jun-17-11 12:30 AM   #48 
  - Countries opposed to war on Libya:  KurtNYC   Jun-16-11 05:07 PM   #36 
  - Is there a report that states that? Any verification whatsoever - or just a theory?  tabatha   Jun-16-11 01:43 PM   #25 
  - Why hasn't NATO intervened with the Congo.  ej510   Jun-16-11 01:48 PM   #28 
  - The UN has intervened in Congo and the Ivory Coast. What was that about oil?  pampango   Jun-16-11 05:04 PM   #35 
  - You want to look at a couple of those statements?  RaleighNCDUer   Jun-16-11 03:19 PM   #31 
     - If it was about stopping massacres, why aren't these same countries pounding on Syria?  tabatha   Jun-16-11 10:10 PM   #41 
  - China was the first to sign a deal for Iraqi oil after our invasion.  pampango   Jun-16-11 05:19 PM   #39 
     - Look at it again -  RaleighNCDUer   Jun-17-11 11:06 AM   #53 
        - "Libya will no longer control its own oil." Then they are not as adept as Iraqis.  pampango   Jun-17-11 11:24 AM   #55 
           - You do understand that before the war (that is, before the first Iraq  RaleighNCDUer   Jun-17-11 12:43 PM   #56 
  - Or maybe NATO should talk to the millions of families that have been affected  eridani   Jun-16-11 05:12 PM   #38 
     - NATO does not have the resources for more than one undertaking like this  tabatha   Jun-16-11 10:14 PM   #42 
        - Do you seriously believe that "requests" from any opposition leaders in the Mideast--  eridani   Jun-17-11 12:40 AM   #49 
  - Libya defiant as NATO widens war  ej510   Jun-16-11 12:14 PM   #2 
  - Ah yes, all wars are about imperialism. LMAO.  stevenleser   Jun-16-11 12:15 PM   #3 
  - Yes when the U.S. is involved.  ej510   Jun-16-11 12:16 PM   #5 
  - You realize you just proved that your opinion is hopelessly biased and should be discounted, right?  stevenleser   Jun-16-11 12:49 PM   #9 
     - You believe the President, because he is a democrat if Bush did the same thing you would be  ej510   Jun-16-11 12:52 PM   #10 
        - Not true. I judge by the situation. I supported Bush on Afghanistan and opposed him on Iraq  stevenleser   Jun-16-11 01:08 PM   #13 
           - Except Afghanistan was about the oil pipeline to the Caspian sea.  ej510   Jun-16-11 01:10 PM   #14 
              - Except I disagree. n/t  stevenleser   Jun-16-11 01:14 PM   #15 
              - it was also about reversing the taliban's ban on opium-poppy cultivation  BOG PERSON   Jun-16-11 01:19 PM   #16 
              - So true, the drug warlord from Fremont, Ca received immense help  ej510   Jun-16-11 01:23 PM   #17 
              - That was going to link oil from Khazakstan to India.  pampango   Jun-16-11 05:22 PM   #40 
  - No to Imperialist Intervention! Down With Gaddafi! Libya and the Left  ej510   Jun-16-11 12:24 PM   #6 
  - All wars are about 'the stuff' or control of territory.  Mimosa   Jun-16-11 12:33 PM   #7 
     - I agree, but there are people on the left who believe we are in Libya to liberate them from  ej510   Jun-16-11 12:39 PM   #8 
     - we call those people "shachtmanites" aka budding neoconservatives  BOG PERSON   Jun-16-11 12:54 PM   #11 
        - There are a lot of those people around. In my opinion it is another reason  ej510   Jun-16-11 12:59 PM   #12 
     - +1  KurtNYC   Jun-16-11 04:55 PM   #33 
  - War is psychopathic!  Emelina   Jun-16-11 01:36 PM   #21 
  - I don't take the opinion of Soviet apologists very seriously.  tritsofme   Jun-16-11 01:40 PM   #24 
  - Soviet apologists like Time magazine?  EFerrari   Jun-16-11 01:47 PM   #27 
     - After I stopped laughing, I stopped reading the OP  tritsofme   Jun-16-11 02:53 PM   #30 
     - My post doesn't refer to the OP.  EFerrari   Jun-16-11 04:05 PM   #32 
     - Good, and I hope the Libyans themselves that get it.  tabatha   Jun-16-11 10:24 PM   #43 
        - That article is about the sacking of Libya, not about some windfall  EFerrari   Jun-16-11 10:52 PM   #45 
           - Dreams  tabatha   Jun-16-11 11:26 PM   #46 
              - That's very naive.  EFerrari   Jun-17-11 12:04 AM   #47 
  - Its plain as day to most in this world. If it was not action in Bahrain, Yemen, and Syria would be  Distant Observer   Jun-16-11 05:02 PM   #34 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-16-11 10:28 PM   #44 
     - This should be alerted, but more importantly, it should be read by all  PurityOfEssence   Jun-17-11 01:30 AM   #50 
  - Oh....  SDuderstadt   Jun-16-11 05:08 PM   #37 
  - What a crock of shit! n/t  backscatter712   Jun-17-11 03:48 AM   #51 
  - LOL, this article is hilarious in light of the NATO-critical articles I've been reading today.  joshcryer   Jun-17-11 03:54 AM   #52 
  - Not to mention all the other's carried out in our empire's name  peace4ever   Jun-17-11 11:07 AM   #54 
  - There is no imperialism, no empires, and no nationhood anymore.  Waiting For Everyman   Jun-17-11 01:01 PM   #57 

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