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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-22-11 01:41 PM
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Wars are good when someone with a "D" next to their name starts them
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Think about how well we did in that Vietnam thing! Hoo-rah! We sure showed them!

And Kosovo - we taught them who's the boss! Go JOE!

I just wish all those pesky innocent civilians wouldn't keep getting in the way every time we try to spread freedom dust
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  -Wars are good when someone with a "D" next to their name starts them Taverner  Mar-22-11 01:41 PM   #0 
  - Because no one was getting killed in Libya before we showed up.  aquart   Mar-22-11 01:44 PM   #1 
  - Look its the same shit, different channel  Taverner   Mar-22-11 01:59 PM   #10 
  - Tell that to the UN  guruoo   Mar-22-11 02:04 PM   #18 
  - Why do you think the UN voted to attack Libya, but not NK? What do think their motivation is?  ZombieHorde   Mar-22-11 11:42 PM   #33 
  - How about Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, the Congo, Sri Lanka, etc?  Hugabear   Mar-22-11 11:51 PM   #35 
  - OK. Why do you think the UN has not authorized military action in those areas? nt  ZombieHorde   Mar-22-11 11:57 PM   #37 
     - I'm the one pointing out the hypocrisy of the UN  Hugabear   Mar-23-11 12:17 AM   #40 
        - Is this inconsistency your sole complaint of the UN's decision to attack Libya?  ZombieHorde   Mar-23-11 12:30 AM   #43 
           - I think it's a pretty damned big complaint  Hugabear   Mar-23-11 12:36 AM   #45 
              - Why do you think the inconsistency is bad? nt  ZombieHorde   Mar-23-11 12:50 AM   #47 
                 - Because of the message it sends?  Hugabear   Mar-23-11 12:57 AM   #52 
                    - I don't think inconsistency is good. I am trying to figure out the different arguments against the  ZombieHorde   Mar-23-11 09:18 AM   #61 
  - Yes that is the reason. And that's justifyable.  HEyHEY   Mar-23-11 12:19 AM   #41 
  - you do understand what the UN is made up of?  TorchTheWitch   Mar-23-11 01:09 AM   #54 
     - I am pretty sure I understand your argument. Thanks for the reply. nt  ZombieHorde   Mar-23-11 09:09 AM   #59 
  - The majority here do have critical thinking skills.  Prometheus Bound   Mar-23-11 12:30 AM   #44 
  - google  guruoo   Mar-22-11 02:02 PM   #14 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-22-11 01:45 PM   #2 
  - +1, n/t  FSogol   Mar-22-11 01:48 PM   #4 
  - Hmmm...these sound oddly familiar  MrCoffee   Mar-22-11 01:52 PM   #6 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-22-11 01:56 PM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-22-11 02:01 PM   #11 
     - You're right, taverner,  guruoo   Mar-22-11 02:22 PM   #24 
        - That's why I'm not criticizing Obama  Taverner   Mar-22-11 02:34 PM   #26 
  - I get tired of our leaders always deciding that the solution is to blow things up  spooked911   Mar-22-11 02:02 PM   #13 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-22-11 02:05 PM   #20 
  - and what war would that be?  pitohui   Mar-22-11 01:45 PM   # 
  - actually, i think that even assuming arguendo we are totally 100% justified in using our tomahawks  speltwon   Mar-23-11 01:55 AM   #56 
  - No no! It's not a "war"! It's a re-Freedomification!  Poll_Blind   Mar-22-11 01:45 PM   #3 
  - No boots on the ground... no war. Libyans begged us for it? Yes, freedom!  DutchLiberal   Mar-22-11 01:49 PM   #5 
     - LOL, No boots on the ground = No War?  Poll_Blind   Mar-22-11 02:02 PM   #12 
     - It seems the best they can come up with is either calling us names  Taverner   Mar-22-11 02:03 PM   #16 
        - After the last ten years I can't believe they still pull from the same tired playbook.  Poll_Blind   Mar-22-11 02:07 PM   #21 
        - You mean like...  guruoo   Mar-22-11 03:09 PM   #29 
        - But you know what?  GreenArrow   Mar-22-11 04:16 PM   #31 
        - "Why does that sound familiar?" Because you're intelectually lazy and stuck in 2003...  DutchLiberal   Mar-24-11 01:47 PM   #66 
     - You really want to get your war on, don't you?  Taverner   Mar-22-11 02:02 PM   #15 
     - +1  tblue   Mar-23-11 12:14 AM   #39 
     - I want to free them, like they BEGGED us to do. You want to let them DIE.  DutchLiberal   Mar-24-11 01:43 PM   #64 
     - Yes, we can even drops nukes from the air. But thank goodness it wouldn't be war.  David__77   Mar-22-11 02:17 PM   #23 
        - I think those mothers will be relieved that Quadafi didn't slaughter their sons...  DutchLiberal   Mar-24-11 01:45 PM   #65 
  - War?  DevonRex   Mar-22-11 01:57 PM   #8 
  - You are aware we are bombing Libya, right?  Taverner   Mar-22-11 02:04 PM   #17 
  - This is certainly going to be a challenge for Obama.  The_Casual_Observer   Mar-22-11 01:59 PM   #9 
  - He'll win because we don't have a choice  Taverner   Mar-22-11 02:05 PM   #19 
  - The one thing I somehow just can't put out of my mind  RaleighNCDUer   Mar-22-11 02:08 PM   #22 
  - Only recently. We still have the example of the betrayal by LBJ on Vietnam.  damntexdem   Mar-22-11 02:31 PM   #25 
  - Unrec'd  brooklynite   Mar-22-11 02:37 PM   #27 
  - Request of UN & Arab League makes the difference. Not unilateral.  philly_bob   Mar-22-11 02:50 PM   #28 
  - That was heart of the CON. Gaddafi was enemy #1 of Arab League for a long time.  Distant Observer   Mar-22-11 03:27 PM   #30 
  - You notice how quick we are to hide behind a bunch of monarchs slaughtering their own protesters  Catherina   Mar-23-11 02:02 AM   #58 
  - That's so nice of the multinational corporations to care about the protestors like that  Taverner   Mar-22-11 05:01 PM   #32 
  - What do you think the UN's goal is for attacking Libya? What are they trying to accomplish? nt  ZombieHorde   Mar-22-11 11:47 PM   #34 
  - They are trying to stabilize the oil industry,  azul   Mar-23-11 01:03 AM   #53 
     - Thanks for the answer. nt  ZombieHorde   Mar-23-11 09:13 AM   #60 
  - Oh yeah, stopping that genocide in Kosovo was a real left turn.  HEyHEY   Mar-22-11 11:56 PM   #36 
  - Kosovo is not Srebrenica. There was no genocide in Kosovo per FBI/UN  Gravel Democrat   Mar-23-11 09:24 AM   #62 
     - Really? Well then I'll tell my former co-worker who was there working for CBC that he's full of shit  HEyHEY   Mar-23-11 11:08 PM   #63 
  - Well, neocons, neolibs, and Republicans thinks so.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-23-11 12:02 AM   #38 
  - OP is right  Runework   Mar-23-11 12:26 AM   #42 
  - Do you suspect the UN is not being honest about their motivations? nt  ZombieHorde   Mar-23-11 12:48 AM   #46 
  - AND talk of *austeririty* at home! The doublethink is still strong.  Marr   Mar-23-11 12:51 AM   #48 
  - Vietnam, Kosovo, Iraq, and Libya are NOT the same thing by far  NuclearDem   Mar-23-11 12:52 AM   #49 
  - Don't you know anything?! All them foreign countries are EXACTLY the same.  HEyHEY   Mar-23-11 12:54 AM   #50 
  - No. Wars are crazy: legalized murder.  azul   Mar-23-11 12:55 AM   #51 
  - Excellent post  slay   Mar-23-11 01:17 AM   #55 
  - Imagine the uproar if Bush did EXACTLY the same thing here  PurityOfEssence   Mar-23-11 01:59 AM   #57 
  - Your Preception of those who support this is way off  NeedleCast   Mar-24-11 01:54 PM   #67 

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