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G_j Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-21-11 10:17 AM
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28. sure, the dark side
lynch mobs go back to the beginning of history, I suppose.
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  - Why couldn't Obama express remorse over the way in which Gaddafi was brutalized & executed? G_j  Oct-21-11 09:55 AM   #0 
  - Once captured,he should have had his day in court.  Swede   Oct-21-11 09:56 AM   #1 
  - He got his day in court  TBMASE   Oct-21-11 09:58 AM   #2 
     - really?  G_j   Oct-21-11 09:59 AM   #5 
        - Obama and our allies decided it was time for him to go  TBMASE   Oct-21-11 10:03 AM   #12 
        - He could have surrenered himself. The ICC has had warrants out for months.  ellisonz   Oct-21-11 07:14 PM   #79 
  - We weren't directly involved. It was a local decision by local indiginous forces.  HopeHoops   Oct-21-11 09:58 AM   #3 
  - Ghaddafi was treated the same way he TAUGHT his people to treat enemies.  phleshdef   Oct-21-11 09:58 AM   #4 
  - I agree completely.  AverageJoe90   Oct-22-11 03:36 PM   #115 
  - Remorse? WTF?  Codeine   Oct-21-11 10:00 AM   #6 
  - each to their own  G_j   Oct-21-11 10:02 AM   #8 
  - Well we certainly learned a lot about the people who are going to run Libya.  dkf   Oct-21-11 10:05 AM   #16 
     - The Romanians summarily executed Ceausescu  Codeine   Oct-21-11 10:24 AM   #33 
     - At least they went through the motions.  dkf   Oct-21-11 10:30 AM   #38 
     - There was exactly as much actual trial involved.  Codeine   Oct-21-11 10:35 AM   #43 
     - Better than shooting the guy upon capture.  dkf   Oct-21-11 10:41 AM   #47 
     - Poppycock  RZM   Oct-22-11 10:56 AM   #100 
     - His wife too. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Oct-21-11 08:39 PM   #92 
     - Except the fact that Nicolae Ceausescu was not deposed by NATO "humanitarian" bombing.  sad sally   Oct-22-11 05:22 PM   #124 
     - Probably.  Mimosa   Oct-21-11 08:30 PM   #87 
  - Obama is Damned if He Does and Damned if He Doesn't  Indykatie   Oct-21-11 10:02 AM   #7 
  - But mostly he's just damned  Cirque du So-What   Oct-21-11 10:33 AM   #41 
     - Mods are afraid of being called " biased" They are scared to even fact check" the obvious lies  emulatorloo   Oct-21-11 11:28 AM   #54 
     - If you ever find out, can you let the rest of us know?  Number23   Oct-21-11 06:15 PM   #72 
  - I'm none too pleased with the way this played out either  Cirque du So-What   Oct-21-11 10:02 AM   #9 
  - Right on....  Tippy   Oct-21-11 10:27 AM   #35 
  - I only wish there was a rec function for individual posts. Yours is on point.  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-21-11 11:16 AM   #49 
  - I did not intend "remorse" to mean blame. (I'm not blaming Obama)  G_j   Oct-21-11 10:32 AM   #39 
     - In what sense, Churrlie?  Cirque du So-What   Oct-21-11 10:39 AM   #44 
        - I think what the OP was trying to say  Capitalocracy   Oct-22-11 01:46 PM   #107 
           - No can do, would be a double standard. How quickly Osama's "jury/execution/burial"  sad sally   Oct-22-11 04:04 PM   #118 
  - Remorse?  Inuca   Oct-21-11 10:02 AM   #10 
  - The Media exploit to get more and more "eyeballs."  OHdem10   Oct-21-11 10:02 AM   #11 
  - Oh fer GAAAAWD'S sake  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-21-11 10:04 AM   #13 
  - You won't get a tear out of the uncivilized.  izquierdista   Oct-21-11 10:04 AM   #14 
  - Because it wasn't American troops who did it  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-21-11 10:04 AM   #15 
  - I'm pretty sure that US forces were not involved in Gaddafi's death.  Nye Bevan   Oct-21-11 10:05 AM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-21-11 10:16 AM   #27 
  - Nah, the US just participated in a little shock and awe blow the  sad sally   Oct-22-11 05:27 PM   #127 
  - Remorse is for something YOU have done  IphengeniaBlumgarten   Oct-21-11 10:06 AM   #18 
  - brutal reality  Puzzledtraveller   Oct-21-11 10:09 AM   #19 
  - Very True  atreides1   Oct-21-11 10:21 AM   #31 
  - Bummer for you.  cliffordu   Oct-21-11 10:11 AM   #20 
  - bummer for humanity  G_j   Oct-21-11 10:12 AM   #21 
     - Are you kidding me???  cliffordu   Oct-21-11 10:15 AM   #24 
        - sure, the dark side  G_j   Oct-21-11 10:17 AM   #28 
  - When the President supports extra-judicial executions, do you really have to ask?  Poll_Blind   Oct-21-11 10:14 AM   #22 
  - not really, but  G_j   Oct-21-11 10:15 AM   #25 
  - +1  Ignis   Oct-21-11 02:48 PM   #67 
  - Why couldn't FDR and Winston Churchill express remorse over the brutal death of Mussolini? (nt)  Nye Bevan   Oct-21-11 10:15 AM   #23 
  - Partly because FDR had been dead a few weeks.  Codeine   Oct-21-11 10:27 AM   #34 
     - Ah.  Nye Bevan   Oct-21-11 10:30 AM   #37 
  - Ugh...  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-21-11 10:15 AM   #26 
  - Why must real life be sanitized? Part of our collective arrogance is due to never having to  sinkingfeeling   Oct-21-11 10:17 AM   #29 
  - This is a specious argument. "RL" includes, e.g., defecation, yet THAT is not shown on network TV.  WinkyDink   Oct-21-11 11:24 AM   #52 
  - And you totally missed mine.  sinkingfeeling   Oct-21-11 12:49 PM   #55 
  - Here's the difference...  Capitalocracy   Oct-22-11 01:50 PM   #108 
  - OK  Cruzan   Oct-21-11 10:21 AM   #30 
  - Well ....if our SOS could laugh and say "We Came, We Saw, He Died....  KoKo   Oct-21-11 10:22 AM   #32 
  - All that's missing is he flight suit and banner.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Oct-21-11 10:29 AM   #36 
  - Because that would be crocodile tears?  AngkorWot   Oct-21-11 10:32 AM   #40 
  - Oh grow up. n/t  deacon   Oct-21-11 10:34 AM   #42 
  - You've got to be kidding.  dkofos   Oct-21-11 10:40 AM   #45 
  - Remorse for a multiple murderer? Rubbish...  MicaelS   Oct-21-11 10:40 AM   #46 
  - so  G_j   Oct-21-11 05:43 PM   #71 
  - Maybe check with the parents of those killed in the Lockerbie bombing flight 103.  AlinPA   Oct-21-11 11:06 AM   #48 
  - +1  girl_interrupted   Oct-21-11 01:02 PM   #57 
  - Trial or not, execution was inevitable...  Pedalpower   Oct-22-11 02:01 PM   #111 
  - I agree about the TV. Since when, bar lack of foreknowledge, are people shown being KILLED?  WinkyDink   Oct-21-11 11:18 AM   #50 
  - Because he is fine with it.  Throd   Oct-21-11 11:19 AM   #51 
  - There is perhaps an opportunity to play politics here. Follow me.  Kennah   Oct-21-11 11:26 AM   #53 
  - Becuz it was WAY COOL!  yoyossarian   Oct-21-11 12:58 PM   #56 
  - Why?  Lurks Often   Oct-21-11 01:04 PM   #58 
  - Why would he? It would be hypocritical....  Rowdyboy   Oct-21-11 01:59 PM   #59 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-21-11 02:12 PM   #60 
  - Because there is a difference ...  kentuck   Oct-21-11 02:13 PM   #61 
  - Fox news wouldn't run with that, would they?  JohnnyRingo   Oct-21-11 02:21 PM   #62 
  - because he is the head of an Empire  Enrique   Oct-21-11 02:25 PM   #63 
  - Why couldn't you express more remorse over the way Gaddafi brutalized and executed his own people  HipChick   Oct-21-11 02:29 PM   #64 
  - Let's put the families of the Lockerbie victims on the jury ...  Bake   Oct-21-11 02:31 PM   #65 
  - +1  girl_interrupted   Oct-21-11 05:09 PM   #69 
  - +1000! n/t  zappaman   Oct-21-11 07:23 PM   #82 
  - Why did the Bush/Obama administrations decide to forgive  sabrina 1   Oct-21-11 07:43 PM   #84 
  - Yeah, cuz it's common practice to choose the victim's family members to be jurors  whatchamacallit   Oct-22-11 05:17 PM   #121 
  - Why should anyone express remorse over something they had no control over  dr.strangelove   Oct-21-11 02:36 PM   #66 
  - It IS a lesson for the kids.  Octafish   Oct-21-11 03:07 PM   #68 
  - In what world, at what time, did things NOT run on fear?  yoyossarian   Oct-21-11 06:43 PM   #74 
  - Fear and intimidation  Cali_Democrat   Oct-21-11 07:05 PM   #76 
  - Octafish, are there sites, sources, about Khaddafi's crimes against Libyans?  Mimosa   Oct-21-11 08:32 PM   #88 
     - DUer joshcryer may be the person to ask.  Octafish   Oct-22-11 01:25 PM   #105 
  - Because Gaddafi chose to create this inevitable outcome  lunatica   Oct-21-11 05:12 PM   #70 
  - Thank you for your humanity.  sabrina 1   Oct-21-11 06:31 PM   #73 
  - If President Obama happens to read this thread...  BklnDem75   Oct-21-11 07:07 PM   #78 
  - We won't here any regret.  Mimosa   Oct-21-11 08:34 PM   #89 
  - Jesus Effing Christ.  Lyric   Oct-21-11 06:52 PM   #75 
  - +1  Zanzoobar   Oct-21-11 07:07 PM   #77 
  - I haven't been so distraught since kindly old Osama Bin Laden was brutally killed  Warren DeMontague   Oct-21-11 08:37 PM   #91 
  - Because fuck that guy  killbotfactory   Oct-21-11 07:16 PM   #80 
  - That, my friend, is the beginning of the greatest haiku.  Throd   Oct-21-11 08:09 PM   #85 
  - have you seen Red State?  Capitalocracy   Oct-22-11 04:09 PM   #119 
  - Perhaps he simply...  CJvR   Oct-21-11 07:19 PM   #81 
  - That's why I don't watch any news on the tube....  Desertrose   Oct-21-11 07:23 PM   #83 
  - It's idiotic positions.  sendero   Oct-21-11 08:27 PM   #86 
  - +1. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Oct-21-11 08:36 PM   #90 
  - +1  killbotfactory   Oct-21-11 08:45 PM   #94 
  - I am a fucking moron  G_j   Oct-22-11 10:38 AM   #98 
  - You speak for me. Nt  DevonRex   Oct-22-11 11:31 AM   #102 
  - Well Said. Well Said. Well Said. (n/t)  Paladin   Oct-22-11 03:36 PM   #114 
  - Everyone like him....  SOS   Oct-22-11 05:17 PM   #122 
  - Why didn't Harry Truman express remorse over the way Mussolini was brutalised and executed?  Spider Jerusalem   Oct-21-11 08:42 PM   #93 
  - He should express remorse for the cancer grannies he's having dragged off to prison for smoking pot  Warren DeMontague   Oct-21-11 08:48 PM   #95 
  - Obama has no responsibility for the brutalization and execution.  kwassa   Oct-21-11 09:03 PM   #96 
  - Remorse over gaddafi? nope, bastard deserved what he got.  ncteechur   Oct-21-11 09:14 PM   #97 
  - When you shit on & brutalize  HappyMe   Oct-22-11 10:43 AM   #99 
  - He does not want to loose the next election, one would think.  AmirDal   Oct-22-11 11:02 AM   #101 
  - How sickened were you by the way Gaddafi brutalized and executed his own people?  ButterflyBlood   Oct-22-11 11:41 AM   #103 
  - You're assigning hypocrisy where there is none.  Capitalocracy   Oct-22-11 01:41 PM   #106 
     - Wishing Gaddafi had a trial and expressing remorse over his death are quite different  ButterflyBlood   Oct-22-11 03:20 PM   #112 
     - it is a a relief  G_j   Oct-22-11 03:30 PM   #113 
  - I don't agree with celebrating anyone's death, not even someone like Gaddafi.  AmandaMae   Oct-22-11 11:55 AM   #104 
  - This is one of those times  ThoughtCriminal   Oct-22-11 01:51 PM   #109 
  - Payback's a bitch.  Cattledog   Oct-22-11 01:51 PM   #110 
  - He had OBLs body dumped in the ocean to feed the fish.  Rex   Oct-22-11 03:39 PM   #116 
  - Could have but isn't particularly obligated to. The moral leadership would be nice  TheKentuckian   Oct-22-11 03:54 PM   #117 
  - I suspect that there was a collective sigh of relief in Washington...  countryjake   Oct-22-11 04:59 PM   #120 
  - I wish I could unrec 1000 times  zappaman   Oct-22-11 05:18 PM   #123 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-22-11 05:24 PM   #125 
  - I hope you are also appalled that civilians have been killed by drones that Obama authorized?  snagglepuss   Oct-22-11 05:26 PM   #126 
  - Probably because President Obama didn't feel any remorse over the way Gaddafi died.  Kaleva   Oct-22-11 05:27 PM   #128 
  - I agree with the hawks that this is a silly notion  whatchamacallit   Oct-22-11 05:33 PM   #129 
 

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