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sabrina 1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-19-11 04:54 PM
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71. Well, no, I guess we should just stand up
against the murderous dictators who have OIL and who are threatening to cut us oil addicts OFF, or are failing to control their oppressed populations who might take over the country and toss out all those multi-billion dollar oil contracts we have.

You know, the way we stood up for the Iraqi people against their murderous dictator, another one of our former beloved dictator friends. But now, we don't care much about the Iraqi people.

Did you see how our puppet government, installed by our bombs etc. is mowing down Iraqi protesters for asking for jobs etc.?

They thought they had a democracy, poor people. And what was our response to THAT brutality last week?

Do you know? I'll be happy to post it. It should serve as a warning to the Libyan people, I will say that.

Why can you not admit to the truth that the whole world knows? If you have the gall to live on top of OUR oil or other valuable resources we will invade your country and 'bring you democracy', just like Iraq!

But if you are being brutalized by a dictator that we support and who hasn't given US any trouble lately, and isn't making our, well, their oil difficult for us to get, well, too bad for you. See Iraq again.

It's not hard, some people will benefit from our invasion to protect OUR oil, but many, many more will not. Over a million Iraqis were liberated off the planet by us, and we are currently brutalizing the people of Afghanistan and Pakistan. But hey, we get to preach about not tolerating brutality towards civilians, and what's anyone going to do about it? We have the most bombs and as everyone knows, we never hesitate to use them, damn those women and children for getting in our way.

The Libyan people specifically demanded that no U.S. troops step foot on their soil. They DO remember Iraq, which they used as an example 'we do not want to be another Iraq, abused and brutalized by foreign forces'.

Unfortunately what they want doesn't matter.

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  -Everyone chill the fuck out. Those are non-combat cruise missiles.. BlueRidgeProgressive  Mar-19-11 02:56 PM   #0 
  - They go really well with non-combat explosions.  EstimatedProphet   Mar-19-11 02:57 PM   #1 
  - And non-combat deaths.  jdlh8894   Mar-19-11 02:58 PM   #2 
  - And non-lethal civilian fatalities.  Newsjock   Mar-19-11 02:59 PM   #3 
  - "Hey, watch THIS!" (nt)  Heidi   Mar-19-11 03:00 PM   #4 
  - and non-death death.  lonestarnot   Mar-19-11 03:00 PM   #5 
  - Brought to you by the Nobel Peace Prize  exboyfil   Mar-19-11 03:00 PM   #6 
  - +1  leftstreet   Mar-19-11 03:01 PM   #7 
  - another +1 nt  Obamanaut   Mar-19-11 03:02 PM   #8 
  - and another +1  MissDeeds   Mar-19-11 05:08 PM   #72 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-19-11 03:03 PM   #9 
  - If the cap fit..........  dipsydoodle   Mar-19-11 03:04 PM   #12 
  - Free Republic is anti-war?  sabrina 1   Mar-19-11 03:05 PM   #15 
  - If being antiwar means turning a blind eye to genocide, then count me out  Joe the Revelator   Mar-19-11 03:12 PM   #31 
     - ya mean, like, RWANDA????  ReggieVeggie   Mar-19-11 03:15 PM   #36 
     - What about Rawanda? We should have done more.  Joe the Revelator   Mar-19-11 03:16 PM   #38 
     - we did nothing and stood by and watched it happen  ReggieVeggie   Mar-19-11 03:59 PM   #53 
        - Rawanda not so much, Serbia-Croatia much different  Riftaxe   Mar-19-11 04:48 PM   #69 
     - LOL. You made his point.  JBoy   Mar-19-11 03:24 PM   #43 
        - I guess you don't remember, we didn't do anything to intervene there  ReggieVeggie   Mar-19-11 04:01 PM   #55 
           - You seem to be arguing for no intervention in Libya,  JBoy   Mar-19-11 04:08 PM   #59 
              - +1  chowder66   Mar-19-11 04:50 PM   #70 
     - So we'll be going to Yemen, Bahrain and the Ivory Coast  sabrina 1   Mar-19-11 03:59 PM   #52 
        - This really should be its own thread. Well-said!  Zhade   Mar-19-11 04:19 PM   #63 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-19-11 03:07 PM   #23 
  - I have never said a critical thing about Obama on this  exboyfil   Mar-19-11 03:36 PM   #44 
  - Poor Muammar...  jefferson_dem   Mar-19-11 03:09 PM   #27 
  - +1  Joe the Revelator   Mar-19-11 03:13 PM   #32 
  - Perhaps we should be asking why there IS a support group  sabrina 1   Mar-19-11 04:13 PM   #60 
  - Perhaps you are correct.  jefferson_dem   Mar-19-11 04:21 PM   #64 
     - Well, no, I guess we should just stand up  sabrina 1   Mar-19-11 04:54 PM   #71 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-19-11 04:30 PM   #67 
     - Nevermind.  jefferson_dem   Mar-19-11 04:34 PM   #68 
  - +1 well done. nt  GSLevel9   Mar-19-11 03:09 PM   #29 
  - never miss a oppoturnity to smear the President-  Bluerthanblue   Mar-19-11 03:40 PM   #46 
  - *sigh* @ $600,000 EACH.  in_cog_ni_to   Mar-19-11 03:03 PM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-19-11 03:04 PM   #11 
  - CHA-CHING!  LAGC   Mar-19-11 03:05 PM   #17 
  - 100? That's support?  ReggieVeggie   Mar-19-11 03:06 PM   #19 
  - OMG.  in_cog_ni_to   Mar-19-11 03:06 PM   #22 
  - that would be...  GSLevel9   Mar-19-11 03:14 PM   #34 
  - I saw 110+ on MSNBC  Motown_Johnny   Mar-19-11 03:41 PM   #47 
  - Woo fucking hoooo! War mongers are party'n down!  lonestarnot   Mar-19-11 03:06 PM   #21 
  - But the terrorists hate us because of our freedom, well  NightWatcher   Mar-19-11 03:04 PM   #13 
  - LOVE that graphic!  Bozita   Mar-19-11 03:17 PM   #39 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-19-11 03:04 PM   #14 
  - They're in a hurry. The Oil Corps were complaining  sabrina 1   Mar-19-11 03:07 PM   #24 
  - Becaue while we were waiting, innocent people were still being killed by their is  Joe the Revelator   Mar-19-11 03:19 PM   #40 
  - Delivered courtesy of FTD and See's Candies.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-19-11 03:05 PM   #16 
  - a missle used in anger is a combat missile  ReggieVeggie   Mar-19-11 03:05 PM   #18 
  - a missile used for any reason is a combat missile  TorchTheWitch   Mar-19-11 04:04 PM   #58 
  - Aaaaand...Libyan TV is reporting that civilian areas have been hit. nt  Modern_Matthew   Mar-19-11 03:06 PM   #20 
  - Not to worry. Some Pentagon type will be out to express "regrets" over collateral damage.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-19-11 03:09 PM   #28 
  - And if we give 'em a couple big bags of US cash to hand out to  sad sally   Mar-19-11 04:03 PM   #56 
  - I guess that's one way to prevent Khadaffi from doing it.  rucky   Mar-19-11 03:14 PM   #33 
  - You mean Gaddafi run TV? No bias there...  Joe the Revelator   Mar-19-11 03:20 PM   #41 
  - Paid for by Tom Cruise and have Scientology leaflets attached.  undeterred   Mar-19-11 03:07 PM   #25 
  - They're filled with flowers and honey!  dems_rightnow   Mar-19-11 03:07 PM   #26 
  - So, we are both pretty new here. Please tell me this was sarcasm..  Rabblevox   Mar-19-11 03:12 PM   #30 
  - Yes, it always starts with taking out strategic targets with missiles.  Incitatus   Mar-19-11 03:15 PM   #35 
  - you mean strategic civilians  ReggieVeggie   Mar-19-11 03:16 PM   #37 
     - If you care so much about civs, what do you suggest we do while their government butchers them?  Joe the Revelator   Mar-19-11 03:21 PM   #42 
        - WE don't need to do anything! Let someone else be the "Peacekeepers"  in_cog_ni_to   Mar-19-11 03:45 PM   #49 
           - You want that on your head? Would you walk past your nieghbor being mugged as well?  Joe the Revelator   Mar-19-11 03:46 PM   #50 
           - Libya is NOT our neighbor. We have no business being involved in this  in_cog_ni_to   Mar-19-11 03:49 PM   #51 
           - Sounds familiar  cedric   Mar-19-11 04:01 PM   #54 
              - human life is cheap to the corporatocarcy  ReggieVeggie   Mar-19-11 04:04 PM   #57 
              - Oh course not  cedric   Mar-19-11 04:15 PM   #61 
              - Oh for crying out loud. We do NOT NEED to be involved in this!  in_cog_ni_to   Mar-19-11 04:27 PM   #65 
  - Can we drop one in gadafy's lap??  dkofos   Mar-19-11 03:38 PM   #45 
  - reagan tried that but the bombs killed one of his daughters  madrchsod   Mar-19-11 04:17 PM   #62 
  - "Support" missiles? What, they're dropping 18-hour bras on the populace? n/t  gkhouston   Mar-19-11 03:44 PM   #48 
  - The WH is describing the bombing operation as "kinetic activity". n/t  hulka38   Mar-19-11 05:44 PM   #73 
     - As opposed to "static activity"?  gkhouston   Mar-19-11 05:57 PM   #75 
  - Plastic bullets and Teaser Gun n/t  AlphaCentauri   Mar-19-11 04:29 PM   #66 
  - PUMAs be hatin'  cottonseed   Mar-19-11 05:49 PM   #74 
  - Locking  NRaleighLiberal   Mar-19-11 10:21 PM   #76 

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