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pampango Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-23-11 02:36 PM
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38. Let us see indeed. Let us not assume Libyans can't govern themselves
without a dictator to take care of them. They have exchanged "security" as long as you didn't cross the ruler for "freedom" if one assumes that Libyans value such a concept.

Let's see how democratic Libya is a year from now. Let's hope they develop like Eastern Europe and Turkey have when the shed dictatorships.
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  -16 Things Libyans will never see again. From Daily Kos. white_wolf  Oct-23-11 12:49 PM   #0 
  - I can smell the freedom already!nt  XanaDUer   Oct-23-11 12:53 PM   #1 
  - Propaganda. n/t  ellisonz   Oct-23-11 12:55 PM   #2 
  - Indeed! n/t  backscatter712   Oct-23-11 12:56 PM   #3 
  - Daily Kos isn't exactly a fringe site.  white_wolf   Oct-23-11 12:56 PM   #4 
  - Anyone can post their own material on Daily Kos, you know.  TheWraith   Oct-23-11 01:05 PM   #10 
  - That would not go over well. Now if you diaried "Obama is the anti-Christ"  banned from Kos   Oct-23-11 01:13 PM   #12 
  - Do you really think that's from Daily Kos originally?  ellisonz   Oct-23-11 01:14 PM   #13 
  - It is at the very least  dipsydoodle   Oct-23-11 01:39 PM   #21 
     - Or it's really just pro-Gaddafi propaganda...  ellisonz   Oct-23-11 01:52 PM   #28 
  - thanks for posting, white_wolf. And don't bother arguing about the merits  truth2power   Oct-23-11 01:43 PM   #23 
  - Really? And you base that on what? ....  truth2power   Oct-23-11 01:38 PM   #19 
  - Try comparing Libya to the U.S.  white_wolf   Oct-23-11 01:50 PM   #26 
  - Yes, I did that yesterday, white_wolf, while perusing that site for  truth2power   Oct-23-11 02:08 PM   #33 
  - The part where Berbers were allowed teach Amazigh to their own children.  ellisonz   Oct-23-11 01:57 PM   #31 
  - And your post saying so  sibelian   Oct-23-11 02:57 PM   #43 
  - Clearly the Libyans had no idea how well off they were under Gaddhafi.  AngkorWot   Oct-23-11 12:56 PM   #5 
  - It is sad when people don't realize how benevolent their dictator really is and  pampango   Oct-23-11 01:38 PM   #20 
     - False consciousness is a terrible thing, innit? n/t  friendly_iconoclast   Oct-23-11 03:07 PM   #45 
  - so NONE of these things are true. ok nt  msongs   Oct-23-11 12:57 PM   #6 
  - So, other than the fee apartment, oil money, cheap gas, free electricity and guaranteed employment..  Ian David   Oct-23-11 12:58 PM   #7 
  - I believe #2 has already been "re-implemented."  Cerridwen   Oct-23-11 01:04 PM   #8 
  - Gaddafi and Saddam...  RevStPatrick   Oct-23-11 01:05 PM   #9 
  - Libya has 33% unemployment and many people lived in poverty.  tabatha   Oct-23-11 01:49 PM   #25 
  - Well, it's obvious we had to show them a better way of life. We know what's right for everyone.  Safetykitten   Oct-23-11 01:08 PM   #11 
  - So why did the Libyan's hate such a godly leader?  lunatica   Oct-23-11 01:20 PM   #14 
  - A group of Libyans hated the him.  white_wolf   Oct-23-11 01:28 PM   #15 
  - 10-15% did not, because they were pampered with special benefits.  tabatha   Oct-23-11 01:34 PM   #17 
  - You don't realize the value until its gone.  dkf   Oct-23-11 01:52 PM   #29 
  - That is a bogus list.  tabatha   Oct-23-11 01:33 PM   #16 
  - Wow. Gaddafi was such a great guy. No wonder he kept getting re-elected.  Nye Bevan   Oct-23-11 01:37 PM   #18 
  - What a bunch of asinine bullshit  bengalherder   Oct-23-11 01:41 PM   #22 
  - Well apparently they will be under Sharia law so I am sure the women will enjoy that.  dkf   Oct-23-11 01:54 PM   #30 
  - See more info  tabatha   Oct-23-11 02:19 PM   #35 
  - That's what I'm worried about. nt  XanaDUer   Oct-23-11 02:54 PM   #42 
  - Let's see how democratic Libya is in a year or so.  white_wolf   Oct-23-11 02:02 PM   #32 
  - Let us see indeed. Let us not assume Libyans can't govern themselves  pampango   Oct-23-11 02:36 PM   #38 
     - I never once said they couldn't govern themselves.  white_wolf   Oct-23-11 02:40 PM   #40 
        - I think you are blind.  tabatha   Oct-23-11 02:41 PM   #41 
  - Propaganda, huh?  sibelian   Oct-23-11 02:57 PM   #44 
  - AS long as Libya is an islamic nation number 2 will ALWAYS be true  MrScorpio   Oct-23-11 01:48 PM   #24 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-23-11 01:52 PM   #27 
  - Social safety net?  tabatha   Oct-23-11 02:18 PM   #34 
     - Very enlightening... I hope Mr. Jibril's vision comes to fruition.  True Earthling   Oct-23-11 03:36 PM   #47 
  - Post from an actual Libyan on AJE some months ago  tabatha   Oct-23-11 02:33 PM   #36 
  - Why do those things have to go away? Libyans want freedom not dictatorship.  True Earthling   Oct-23-11 02:36 PM   #37 
  - More posts from Libyans  tabatha   Oct-23-11 02:37 PM   #39 
  - Ah well, another earthly paradise bites the dust!  bhikkhu   Oct-23-11 03:12 PM   #46 
  - But apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads....  TlalocW   Oct-24-11 02:03 AM   #48 

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