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joshcryer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-23-11 07:36 PM
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52. Nah, the Libyan people were thrown under the bus as soon as they asked for help.
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  -The direct words of a Libyan widow bobbolink  Mar-23-11 11:56 AM   #0 
  - "if they stop helping us we will be killed"  dkf   Mar-23-11 12:00 PM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-23-11 12:03 PM   #3 
  - Can't save everyone.  dkf   Mar-23-11 05:52 PM   #51 
     - Bet you'd feel different if you were that widow.  originalpckelly   Mar-23-11 10:43 PM   #62 
        - Compassion is sooooo last century.  bobbolink   Mar-23-11 10:44 PM   #63 
  - Libyans cannot vote Gaddafi out.  tabatha   Mar-23-11 12:05 PM   #4 
  - The no-fly zone was working in Iraq before Dubya's illegal invasion.  damntexdem   Mar-23-11 12:40 PM   #20 
  - Easy  rufus dog   Mar-23-11 11:39 PM   #70 
  - No complaints for me. The people of this world should be able to live without fear  Lucinda   Mar-23-11 12:02 PM   #2 
  - Reminds me of the Kuwaiti nurse  dipsydoodle   Mar-23-11 12:05 PM   #5 
  - How dare they ask for our help? Don't they know Obama's too busy cutting Social Security now?  ReturnoftheDjedi   Mar-23-11 12:06 PM   #6 
  - I wish those who are making sarcastic threads on DU would read this  thewiseguy   Mar-23-11 12:08 PM   #7 
  - The problem with helping put the fire out is that the only tools we have  hedgehog   Mar-23-11 12:10 PM   #8 
  - Read this:  thewiseguy   Mar-23-11 12:12 PM   #9 
  - Here's hoping the air strtikes are effective, but I note the last paragraph  hedgehog   Mar-23-11 12:18 PM   #14 
     - Yeah, but if they surrendered, wouldn't we first have to lock 'em up  sad sally   Mar-23-11 04:06 PM   #42 
  - Not our only tools...but it sure seems to be the only ones they are willing to use  Lucinda   Mar-23-11 12:14 PM   #11 
  - You got a chuckle with that one.  Iterate   Mar-23-11 10:54 PM   #65 
  - thank you for posting this Bobbolink  Bluerthanblue   Mar-23-11 12:12 PM   #10 
  - Please see post #38  bobbolink   Mar-23-11 02:01 PM   #39 
  - It is amazing that some people are unrecommending this thread  thewiseguy   Mar-23-11 12:15 PM   #12 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-23-11 12:32 PM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-23-11 01:45 PM   #36 
  - Here is my problem (and I didn't recommend but I don't blame those who  ScreamingMeemie   Mar-23-11 12:35 PM   #18 
  - I unrecommended this OP because it is emotionally manipulative  EFerrari   Mar-23-11 01:20 PM   #31 
  - Exactly. I'd rec except for the personal attacks towards DUers at the end  uppityperson   Mar-23-11 07:38 PM   #54 
  - +1  leftstreet   Mar-23-11 08:11 PM   #59 
  - well said  paulk   Mar-23-11 10:57 PM   #66 
  - I'm speechless too.  DevonRex   Mar-23-11 04:02 PM   #41 
     - Nah, the Libyan people were thrown under the bus as soon as they asked for help.  joshcryer   Mar-23-11 07:36 PM   #52 
        - Yes, that was a landmark U-turn.  bobbolink   Mar-23-11 08:05 PM   #58 
  - "We want to do this ourselves, but we don't have the weapons, the technology, the things we need."  n2doc   Mar-23-11 12:16 PM   #13 
  - If nothing else, this is an object lesson for every one here who has  hedgehog   Mar-23-11 12:19 PM   #15 
  - It did not start violent. It started as peaceful protesting.  Shiver   Mar-23-11 01:05 PM   #25 
  - K&R...nt  SidDithers   Mar-23-11 12:20 PM   #16 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-23-11 12:35 PM   #19 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-23-11 12:41 PM   #21 
  - K & R  MilesColtrane   Mar-23-11 12:45 PM   #22 
  - It's an emotional appeal  gmaki   Mar-23-11 12:46 PM   #23 
  - Here's a report from a doctor treating the wounded and one from a US admiral:  EFerrari   Mar-23-11 12:59 PM   #24 
  - Funny, I read that first article this morning  gmaki   Mar-23-11 01:08 PM   #27 
  - I posted these reports as a counterpoint to the OP  EFerrari   Mar-23-11 01:15 PM   #28 
  - Ahh sorry. I guess I just furthered your point then.. lol  gmaki   Mar-23-11 01:23 PM   #32 
  - Misurata has been shelled every 20-30 minutes for a day, how do you get snipers...  joshcryer   Mar-23-11 07:39 PM   #55 
  - He's asking for fucking airstrikes. He got some early this morning btw.  joshcryer   Mar-23-11 07:38 PM   #53 
  - Here's another emotional appeal:  bobbolink   Mar-23-11 01:45 PM   #35 
     - I did not "unrec" your orginal post  gmaki   Mar-23-11 01:55 PM   #37 
  - You're right; we should base our foreign policy on the words of an unknown Libyan woman  Rage for Order   Mar-23-11 01:07 PM   #26 
  - .  bobbolink   Mar-23-11 01:15 PM   #29 
  - K&R  bengalherder   Mar-23-11 01:15 PM   #30 
  - Do you remember that saying....  bobbolink   Mar-23-11 08:03 PM   #57 
  - K&R Thanks for posting this, bobbolink  Waiting For Everyman   Mar-23-11 01:25 PM   #33 
  - Thank you!  bobbolink   Mar-23-11 04:35 PM   #43 
  - This is so heart breaks for her....  Desertrose   Mar-23-11 01:39 PM   #34 
  - "I'm not afraid to die, I'm afraid to lose the battle" -Mohammed Nabbous, a month ago when all this  bobbolink   Mar-23-11 01:57 PM   #38 
  - yeah, emotional manipulation.  Bluerthanblue   Mar-23-11 04:49 PM   #44 
  - This whole thing is breaking my heart, how DU turned it's back.  joshcryer   Mar-23-11 07:39 PM   #56 
  - Thanks. KnR  DevonRex   Mar-23-11 02:13 PM   #40 
  - These words could come as well from an Afghani widow  rug   Mar-23-11 04:53 PM   #45 
  - So if we care about the Libyans we don't care about the Afghans?  MedleyMisty   Mar-23-11 05:26 PM   #48 
  - Any death is a reason for grief. It is not, however, a rationale for war.  rug   Mar-23-11 05:30 PM   #49 
  - And lack of heart blinds people to distinctions between one situation and another.  bobbolink   Mar-23-11 05:48 PM   #50 
  - K&R  meow mix   Mar-23-11 05:13 PM   #46 
  - *hugs*  MedleyMisty   Mar-23-11 05:19 PM   #47 
  - I'm completely with you! We are mostly conflicted,, and we insist on listening to the Libyan  bobbolink   Mar-23-11 10:32 PM   #60 
  - K&R  Swede   Mar-23-11 10:41 PM   #61 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-23-11 10:52 PM   #64 
  - Deleted the Reply; sublet the space  Iterate   Mar-24-11 01:55 AM   #73 
  - "...I am caring more about the Libyan people than I do those in my own country anymore"  Poll_Blind   Mar-23-11 11:13 PM   #67 
  - The disgusting attitude of 'Murkins and "progressives" in particular toward poor people has caused  bobbolink   Mar-23-11 11:17 PM   #68 
     - Of course. Anyway, I don't believe there is any difference between them and us.  Poll_Blind   Mar-23-11 11:34 PM   #69 
  - Hey now  DonCoquixote   Mar-23-11 11:58 PM   #71 
  - I don't think ANY of us like "the way we came into this" for a lot of reasons.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 11:18 AM   #75 
  - But don't the widows in Mexico say similar things?  IndyJones   Mar-24-11 12:10 AM   #72 
     - Have the widows in Mexico organized a popular protest against their government?  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 09:15 AM   #74 

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