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snappyturtle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-22-11 12:13 AM
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6. The Congo has a population of 3,683,000. eom
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  -People in the Congo are still dying at a rate of an estimated 45,000 per month. sudopod  Mar-22-11 12:02 AM   #0 
  - Does it need a no fly zone?  Swede   Mar-22-11 12:03 AM   #1 
  - In the USA more than 2 million people died in just one year, 2004! - source = USA Today mt  msongs   Mar-22-11 12:04 AM   #2 
  - These people died due to the war and the resulting famine.  sudopod   Mar-22-11 12:08 AM   #4 
  - The DRC also deals with this monster and Lake Kivu*  sad sally   Mar-23-11 11:46 AM   #41 
     - This is a perfect example of the sort of thing we should all know about  sudopod   Mar-23-11 11:56 AM   #44 
  - The Congo has a population of 3,683,000. eom  snappyturtle   Mar-22-11 12:13 AM   #6 
  - Do you know anything about this conflict? I will assume you  sabrina 1   Mar-22-11 02:07 AM   #17 
  - you hit the nail on the head  reggie the dog   Mar-22-11 04:25 AM   #24 
  - Genocide, shmenocide  Hugabear   Mar-22-11 02:18 AM   #20 
  - you can just feel the liberal compassion for humanity in that post....  dionysus   Mar-23-11 11:10 AM   #34 
  - Short term military solutions are only that.  LiberalAndProud   Mar-22-11 12:08 AM   #3 
  - Genocide is forever  Motown_Johnny   Mar-23-11 11:04 AM   #31 
  - Apparently, their lives are not worth as much as Libyan ones  quinnox   Mar-22-11 12:11 AM   #5 
  - This is important. nt  sudopod   Mar-22-11 12:33 AM   #7 
  - In the aftermath ...  LiberalAndProud   Mar-22-11 12:36 AM   #8 
  - Something is very wrong with this Libya situation.  sudopod   Mar-22-11 12:40 AM   #9 
     - I don't agree with our latest adventure in Libya.  LiberalAndProud   Mar-22-11 12:45 AM   #10 
  - this is because of what happened in Somalia, also in Libya it's about 1 guy  JI7   Mar-22-11 12:47 AM   #11 
  - I don't see why that excuses ignoring a conflict that is three orders of magnitude more deadly. nt  sudopod   Mar-22-11 01:21 AM   #12 
  - what do you think they should do in these areas you mention ?  JI7   Mar-22-11 01:40 AM   #14 
     - Simpy speaking about it would do wonders.  sudopod   Mar-22-11 01:49 AM   #15 
  - I'm not positive I understand what you're saying.  LiberalAndProud   Mar-22-11 01:28 AM   #13 
  - As near as I can tell, Qadhafi simply looked like he was on his way out.  Selatius   Mar-22-11 02:06 AM   #16 
     - Do you really believe that energy concerns had no bearing?  LiberalAndProud   Mar-22-11 02:14 AM   #18 
        - Energy is in the equation, for sure.  Selatius   Mar-22-11 02:33 AM   #21 
           - I am almost certain we don't know all the political maneuvering that has gone on behind the scenes.  LiberalAndProud   Mar-22-11 02:52 AM   #23 
  - Nobody is bombing them, so STFU  Hugabear   Mar-22-11 02:17 AM   #19 
  - Well in fact they do. Tantalum for our precious mobile phones, ipods...  TheMadMonk   Mar-22-11 02:45 AM   #22 
     - Which makes the bizzare not-my-problem field that surrounds DRC all the stranger.  sudopod   Mar-22-11 04:32 AM   #26 
        - I wish France would invade us and set up national health care  Mimosa   Mar-22-11 06:57 AM   #28 
           - Plus, can you imagine the change to "Government Cheese?"  Ignis   Mar-23-11 12:10 PM   #47 
  - It's because we really don't care about poor black nations.  Paradoxical   Mar-22-11 04:30 AM   #25 
  - It's a tragedy, and it is tragic that there aren't another 25,000 blue helmets in country  PVnRT   Mar-22-11 06:48 AM   #27 
  - Kick nt  sudopod   Mar-23-11 10:58 AM   #29 
  - It's beyond sad. I've made threads here about the suffering in the Congo  Catherina   Mar-23-11 11:03 AM   #30 
  - eye opening  Snoutport   Mar-23-11 11:05 AM   #32 
  - k&r for non-sexy deaths of thousands.  uppityperson   Mar-23-11 11:09 AM   #33 
  - Why doesn't anyone care? :( nt  sudopod   Mar-23-11 11:41 AM   #39 
  - Well you see we can't afford to go saving oppressed people all over the world  WatsonT   Mar-23-11 11:14 AM   #35 
  - Because the Lefties here would support 40,000 US troops in the DRC?  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-23-11 11:16 AM   #36 
  - We give how many billion dollars a year to Israel?  sudopod   Mar-23-11 11:33 AM   #37 
  - It is an absolute disgrace how the West has dealt with DRC  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-23-11 11:42 AM   #40 
     - It isn't about "scoring a point"  sudopod   Mar-23-11 11:55 AM   #43 
  - One more thing,  sudopod   Mar-23-11 11:40 AM   #38 
  - The capitalists are making a killing(literally)  blindpig   Mar-23-11 11:53 AM   #42 
  - That's part of it.  sudopod   Mar-23-11 12:03 PM   #45 
     - And even that the residue of previous capitalist machinations.  blindpig   Mar-23-11 12:21 PM   #48 
  - But, but intervening in Congo would screw up our access to coltan!  BlueIris   Mar-23-11 12:05 PM   #46 

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