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Amonester Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-20-11 12:10 AM
Response to Reply #13
18. There is one for a United Nations intervention, though.
Edited on Sun Mar-20-11 12:12 AM by Amonester

Which is what is happening in Libya (I understand many U.S. DUers not wanting to take part in this particular resolution).
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  -Why are some of the people who demanded Obama do something about Egypt apples and oranges  Mar-19-11 11:45 PM   #0 
  - Please be more specific  Rage for Order   Mar-19-11 11:45 PM   #1 
  - I think naming names is against DU rules. nt  ZombieHorde   Mar-19-11 11:46 PM   #2 
     - So is calling out other DUers  Rage for Order   Mar-19-11 11:47 PM   #5 
        - The OP is not calling out DUers at all. They are speaking generically across the blogosphere.  ClarkUSA   Mar-19-11 11:53 PM   #10 
           - Well, if that's the case then the OP can name names  Rage for Order   Mar-19-11 11:54 PM   #11 
              - Why? I think the OP speaks for itself in general terms.  ClarkUSA   Mar-20-11 12:01 AM   #15 
  - I finally understand why people don't want him in WI n/t  leftstreet   Mar-19-11 11:46 PM   #3 
  - Were any of them calling for bombs?  Union Scribe   Mar-19-11 11:47 PM   #4 
  - What were they calling for then? A stern talking to?  apples and oranges   Mar-19-11 11:51 PM   #6 
  - You think we throw water balloons when we intervene?  Joe the Revelator   Mar-19-11 11:52 PM   #8 
     - That's the problem with chickenhawks. You think it's bombs or nothing.  Union Scribe   Mar-19-11 11:56 PM   #14 
        - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-20-11 12:11 AM   #21 
        - I don't recall anyone here wanting to intervene in Eygpt militarily either  TorchTheWitch   Mar-20-11 12:33 AM   #29 
           - What did the people yelling "DO SOMETHING" want to happen?  apples and oranges   Mar-20-11 09:43 AM   #37 
              - must I repeat myself???  TorchTheWitch   Mar-20-11 02:17 PM   #60 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-19-11 11:51 PM   #7 
  - I found this amazing thread and I love this comment:  joshcryer   Mar-19-11 11:52 PM   #9 
  - No calls for military intervention there.  girl gone mad   Mar-19-11 11:55 PM   #13 
  - There is one for a United Nations intervention, though.  Amonester   Mar-20-11 12:10 AM   #18 
  - Sorry, I didn't mean to imply that there was, I thought the thread was amazing because...  joshcryer   Mar-20-11 12:25 AM   #27 
  - ROTFL!  guruoo   Mar-20-11 01:39 AM   #35 
  - I don't remember anyone calling for military intervention in Egypt.  girl gone mad   Mar-19-11 11:54 PM   #12 
  - It's sort of disturbing that the choices are do nothing and bomb the cr@p out of somewhere.  EFerrari   Mar-20-11 12:04 AM   #16 
  - I'm game. What's your plan?  aquart   Mar-20-11 12:27 AM   #28 
     - Well, somewhere in these threads, I made a list of other actions  EFerrari   Mar-20-11 01:11 PM   #56 
  - Yes, we advocates for peace are really only beating on Obama.  LiberalAndProud   Mar-20-11 12:05 AM   #17 
  - obama. 'nough said. nt  seabeyond   Mar-20-11 12:10 AM   #19 
  - I think you're only seeing what you want to see.  Lyric   Mar-20-11 12:11 AM   #20 
  - So Lincoln was a mad man waging war on the rebelling southerners  TorchTheWitch   Mar-20-11 01:45 AM   #36 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-20-11 12:18 AM   #22 
  - because it's about opposing Obama and nothing else  JI7   Mar-20-11 12:20 AM   #23 
  - Exactly. It's so obvious.  ClarkUSA   Mar-20-11 12:42 AM   #31 
  - Yep.  Scurrilous   Mar-20-11 11:37 AM   #55 
  - a few will criticize no matter what and a few will defend no matter what  fishwax   Mar-20-11 12:21 AM   #24 
  - +1  Motown_Johnny   Mar-20-11 12:25 AM   #25 
  - Well put. AND, some of us support him sometimes and criticize him at other times.  gateley   Mar-20-11 12:49 AM   #32 
  - Seems like Obama is merely sitting back watching what the majority rule...?  Imagevision   Mar-20-11 12:25 AM   #26 
  - because for some people it isn't about the issue, it's about the  Bluerthanblue   Mar-20-11 12:35 AM   #30 
  - this place is loaded with inconsistent hypocrites.  ingac70   Mar-20-11 01:34 AM   #33 
  - Just waiting for one of our many 'visitors' to slip up and  guruoo   Mar-20-11 01:36 AM   #34 
  - You can search my user name - opposed to both interventions.  TBF   Mar-20-11 09:44 AM   #38 
  - Can you say Oil? That is the point ,he didn't get involved with  RegieRocker   Mar-20-11 09:49 AM   #39 
  - There's this Suez Canal thing there that's kind of important  Posteritatis   Mar-20-11 09:51 AM   #40 
     - Egypt had not enought oil but had only a canal so it was  RegieRocker   Mar-20-11 10:05 AM   #41 
        - ...Ooookay, that goes in the "too clueless to respond to" pile. (nt)  Posteritatis   Mar-20-11 10:08 AM   #42 
        - .  dionysus   Mar-20-11 10:20 AM   #44 
        - Why not Egypt then?  RegieRocker   Mar-20-11 10:20 AM   #45 
           - I'll assume the edit's in good faith  Posteritatis   Mar-20-11 10:27 AM   #46 
              - My point still is, the reason some people have a hard time  RegieRocker   Mar-20-11 10:36 AM   #49 
                 - The protests in Egypt also didn't go south nearly the way they did in Libya  Posteritatis   Mar-20-11 10:42 AM   #50 
                    - The other concern it seems is why we keep spending money  RegieRocker   Mar-20-11 10:50 AM   #51 
                       - *That* is definitely a fair point  Posteritatis   Mar-20-11 11:01 AM   #52 
                          - Thanks, this conversation helped me go a little deeper  RegieRocker   Mar-20-11 11:04 AM   #53 
                             - Definitely, and apologies for snapping earlier.  Posteritatis   Mar-20-11 11:09 AM   #54 
  - Because no matter what Pres. Obama does, the goalpost keeps moving. Thus he always gets demonized...  ClarkUSA   Mar-20-11 10:20 AM   #43 
  - K&R not sure why my +rec didnt add anything  meow mix   Mar-20-11 10:31 AM   #47 
  - Because they're turfers, trolls, or just plain nutty.  tabasco   Mar-20-11 10:31 AM   #48 
  - Why are some of the people who demand Obama do something about Libya  mmonk   Mar-20-11 01:46 PM   #57 
  - Your screen name is the perfect answer to this question.  stranger81   Mar-20-11 01:52 PM   #58 
  - Why are some of the people who said Obama shouldn't intervene in Egypt...  Forkboy   Mar-20-11 01:52 PM   #59 

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