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Nuclear Unicorn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-20-11 04:34 PM
Response to Reply #13
21. Mussolini never got a trial. Saddam did.
Just luck?

The difference between being captured by an enraged populace vs. professional troops?
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  -So Qadhaffi was executed, it seems Nuclear Unicorn  Oct-20-11 04:01 PM   #0 
  - Please to trim your ideals to fit this year's fashion  gratuitous   Oct-20-11 04:08 PM   #1 
  - I'm loivng your posts on this subject today  malaise   Oct-20-11 04:11 PM   #3 
  - Good post. n/t  Cali_Democrat   Oct-20-11 04:16 PM   #6 
  - Summed up perfectly, sadly...  whatchamacallit   Oct-20-11 04:18 PM   #8 
  - +10000. Clever way of presenting the sad conclusion we are to draw from recent events. n/t  Tatiana   Oct-20-11 04:28 PM   #16 
  - !  FiveGoodMen   Oct-20-11 05:28 PM   #50 
  - I've been making the modest proposal ever since an unarmed  coalition_unwilling   Oct-20-11 05:31 PM   #51 
  - This  mwrguy   Oct-20-11 05:31 PM   #52 
  - Great post. nt  Bonobo   Oct-20-11 08:12 PM   #76 
  - Get over it  itsrobert   Oct-20-11 04:10 PM   #2 
  - If there is no point in justice after someone has been killed  Nuclear Unicorn   Oct-20-11 04:20 PM   #9 
     - we were in Libya to prevent this chump from wiping out a city  entropic   Oct-20-11 04:38 PM   #23 
     - Just heard Libya's oil is some of the purest around - almost doesn't need to be refined.  sad sally   Oct-20-11 04:44 PM   #31 
     - Hypothetical?  pinboy3niner   Oct-20-11 06:28 PM   #61 
        - And we were told another dictator had pulled babies from their incubators  Nuclear Unicorn   Oct-20-11 06:58 PM   #62 
           - I think we agree  pinboy3niner   Oct-20-11 07:31 PM   #65 
              - Thank you for your compliment and thoughtful reply  Nuclear Unicorn   Oct-20-11 07:47 PM   #68 
  - Once the old bastard decided his pride was more important than anything  Warpy   Oct-20-11 04:14 PM   #4 
  - Even Hussein and the Nazi's got trials.  Xithras   Oct-20-11 04:16 PM   #5 
  - The Nazis surrendered. And Hussein was found hiding in a hole months after the fighting.  denverbill   Oct-20-11 04:40 PM   #25 
  - Big effing deal. He got the ceausescu treatment.  Amonester   Oct-20-11 05:26 PM   #48 
  - Goodbye, Daddy  Richardo   Oct-20-11 04:17 PM   #7 
  - hahha,i still remember that  JI7   Oct-20-11 04:30 PM   #18 
  - It doesn't invalidate the rebellion anymore than the executions of Mussolini and his wife  Uncle Joe   Oct-20-11 04:20 PM   #10 
  - His mistress, not his wife was executed. Clara, not Rachele. nt  msanthrope   Oct-20-11 04:39 PM   #24 
     - Thanks for the correction, misanthrope. n/t  Uncle Joe   Oct-20-11 04:53 PM   #34 
  - Yeah. When you do to people what he did, they tend not to like it.  MrSlayer   Oct-20-11 04:20 PM   #11 
  - That's not accurate reporting. I'll wait for a thorough report.  ellisonz   Oct-20-11 04:24 PM   #12 
  - He got what he deserverd !! A trial would have dragged on  watercolors   Oct-20-11 04:25 PM   #13 
  - Mussolini never got a trial. Saddam did.  Nuclear Unicorn   Oct-20-11 04:34 PM   #21 
  - I don't see that those pictures show that he was summarily executed.  tabatha   Oct-20-11 04:26 PM   #14 
  - There is a picture of Q dead with a very prominent bullethole in the left side of his head  Nuclear Unicorn   Oct-20-11 04:44 PM   #30 
     - Yes, he was shot a bullet to the head and the stomach.  tabatha   Oct-20-11 08:17 PM   #78 
  - I heard he was spotted in Argentina having lunch with Elvis. nt  Speck Tater   Oct-20-11 04:27 PM   #15 
  - IF he was executed, it's a war crime  pinboy3niner   Oct-20-11 04:30 PM   #17 
  - +10000  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-20-11 04:37 PM   #22 
  - Kind of ironic, isn't it?  pinboy3niner   Oct-20-11 05:06 PM   #36 
     - I am kinda slow, please help me out.  rhett o rick   Oct-20-11 05:13 PM   #42 
     - Tombstone is a type of pizza.  joshcryer   Oct-20-11 08:10 PM   #75 
     - Yup, I am kind of an absolutist  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-20-11 05:14 PM   #44 
     - It's ironic because I completely agree with you, I never celebrated Bin Laden, I never celebrated...  joshcryer   Oct-20-11 08:10 PM   #74 
     - A lot of us agreed on that  pinboy3niner   Oct-20-11 08:17 PM   #77 
     - "pizza delivered to the number one Gaddafi propagandist here"  Number23   Oct-20-11 09:31 PM   #82 
        - That person is probably  geek tragedy   Oct-20-11 09:59 PM   #83 
  - a war crime?  zappaman   Oct-20-11 04:40 PM   #26 
  - CNN and Reuters is now reporting that he was killed...  ellisonz   Oct-20-11 04:42 PM   #27 
  - It seems the pictures show him captured by rebels and pleading for his life  Nuclear Unicorn   Oct-20-11 04:46 PM   #32 
  - Maybe he was an "unlawful combatant". Doesn't look like he was wearing a uniform.  FarCenter   Oct-20-11 04:49 PM   #33 
  - I don't think heads of state are considered spies.  Nuclear Unicorn   Oct-20-11 05:11 PM   #39 
     - OK, how about the NTC apprehend, try, convict, sentence and pardon the shooter.  FarCenter   Oct-20-11 05:19 PM   #46 
        - As long as impeachment is "off the table" I suppose we're OK  Nuclear Unicorn   Oct-20-11 06:07 PM   #59 
  - It was suicide. His hands were tied after his death.  rhett o rick   Oct-20-11 05:14 PM   #43 
  - I heard he liked kittens.  zappaman   Oct-20-11 04:30 PM   #19 
  - Darwin Award , if you become a brutal dictator for decades  JI7   Oct-20-11 04:31 PM   #20 
  - +217  ellisonz   Oct-20-11 04:43 PM   #29 
  - He was the "FDR of Africa"...  SidDithers   Oct-20-11 04:43 PM   #28 
  - ROFL!  pinboy3niner   Oct-20-11 05:13 PM   #41 
  - No fuckin' way.  Codeine   Oct-20-11 07:04 PM   #63 
  - Saw that too...  octothorpe   Oct-20-11 07:56 PM   #69 
  - If it's still around I would love to see it.  joshcryer   Oct-20-11 08:00 PM   #70 
     - Sorry, I think it was in a deleted thread of our "dearly" departed  pinboy3niner   Oct-20-11 08:42 PM   #79 
  - The evil that man does  classysassy   Oct-20-11 04:59 PM   #35 
  - Quite aside from  dipsydoodle   Oct-20-11 05:07 PM   #37 
  - Someone's dont like this thread. I rec'd and it is still zero. nm  rhett o rick   Oct-20-11 05:10 PM   #38 
  - This is one of those issues where I think I could argue different sides  Nuclear Unicorn   Oct-20-11 05:12 PM   #40 
     - I may agree but I dont understand arguing with unrec's. nm  rhett o rick   Oct-20-11 05:15 PM   #45 
  - Captured alive and murdered.  Mimosa   Oct-20-11 05:25 PM   #47 
  - Captured by who?  zappaman   Oct-20-11 05:27 PM   #49 
     - Isn't the purpose of real trials to ensure the integrity of such judgments?  Nuclear Unicorn   Oct-20-11 06:08 PM   #60 
  - Why not post this on one of the rebel sites?  ecstatic   Oct-20-11 05:36 PM   #53 
  - My take, FWIW...  War Horse   Oct-20-11 05:38 PM   #54 
  - Mostly agree, with 2 exceptions  pinboy3niner   Oct-20-11 05:51 PM   #55 
  - Seems that way but "Live by the sword, die by the sword." -  lynne   Oct-20-11 05:54 PM   #56 
  - Nuclear Unicorn  Diclotican   Oct-20-11 06:01 PM   #57 
  - It looks like his own people shot him  TNLib   Oct-20-11 06:06 PM   #58 
  - Being a dictator for life occasionally ends badly.  Codeine   Oct-20-11 07:06 PM   #64 
  - "Executed" usually indicates a trial. Assassinated or lynched would be more apropos.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Oct-20-11 07:42 PM   #66 
  - shit happens...even to Gaddhafi  ncteechur   Oct-20-11 07:47 PM   #67 
  - Doesn't invalidate the rebellion (if anything, it underscores it).  joshcryer   Oct-20-11 08:05 PM   #71 
  - It's the latest trend it seems.  Puregonzo1188   Oct-20-11 08:06 PM   #72 
  - Have we always sounded this much like the other side?  Bonobo   Oct-20-11 08:08 PM   #73 
  - He wasn't executed, says Libyan PM  agentS   Oct-20-11 08:50 PM   #80 
  - Yeah, sure, what's one more on top of the pile of lies.  Fool Count   Oct-20-11 09:15 PM   #81 
  - I don't give a damn that the man is dead...  Modern_Matthew   Oct-20-11 10:04 PM   #84 

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