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bobbolink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-24-11 05:23 PM
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49. Thank you. I appreciate you not looking. The name-calling is sick, and I'm up to here with it.
Good luck with that non-peaceable stuff.

Good bye, dear.
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  -Toon: Star Trek Diplomacy n2doc  Mar-24-11 08:06 AM   #0 
  - That's a clever cartoon, as is your other (Wipe Your Feet), But, both beg the question:  Buzz Clik   Mar-24-11 08:18 AM   #1 
  - That presumes that we are being told the truth  notesdev   Mar-24-11 08:20 AM   #2 
  - That's an answer? That we might have been lied to? Wasn't that Colin Powell's rationalization...  Buzz Clik   Mar-24-11 11:14 AM   #10 
  - I'm saying I simply don't know one way or the other  notesdev   Mar-24-11 01:13 PM   #22 
  - Here's a radical idea:  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 03:00 PM   #24 
     - But I know  notesdev   Mar-24-11 04:41 PM   #43 
        - All of those questions have been answered. Your word "invasion", when a popular revoluton  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 05:18 PM   #47 
           - now being anti-war is RW talking points?  notesdev   Mar-24-11 06:45 PM   #50 
  - How do you pick??  n2doc   Mar-24-11 08:23 AM   #3 
  - Exactly. The hypocrisy and double standards are egregious.  ananda   Mar-24-11 08:27 AM   #4 
  - Chomsky is one source, but not the only source.  Buzz Clik   Mar-24-11 11:18 AM   #12 
  - Let me get this correctly: the proper response is to always do nothing.  Buzz Clik   Mar-24-11 11:16 AM   #11 
     - How did that work out for the Iraqi's?  n2doc   Mar-24-11 11:40 AM   #17 
  - Ok  abelenkpe   Mar-24-11 08:36 AM   #5 
  - I'm not in favor in joining all conflicts, but I am totally opposed to always doing nothing.  Buzz Clik   Mar-24-11 11:20 AM   #13 
  - How did our "help" work out for the Iraqi people since 1991?  Wilms   Mar-24-11 08:40 AM   #6 
  - There are examples of failures, and there are examples of successes.  Buzz Clik   Mar-24-11 11:22 AM   #14 
  - I can't disagree with the logic you present there, but as you note, it's no guarentee.  Wilms   Mar-24-11 11:34 AM   #16 
  - Did the Iraqi people form an organized revolution against Hussein?  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 03:02 PM   #25 
     - Yes the Shiites did after the first Iraq War. We ignored them and let them get slaughtered.  riderinthestorm   Mar-24-11 06:47 PM   #51 
     - How "organized" is the revolution?  Wilms   Mar-24-11 08:11 PM   #54 
  - What is the morality of taking no action when innocent people are being slaughtered when we can  dixiegrrrrl   Mar-24-11 08:40 AM   #7 
  - Are you simply being contrarian, or are you truly pushing for an invasion of Saudi Arabia?  Buzz Clik   Mar-24-11 11:23 AM   #15 
  - One more time... Here is the difference... the LIBYANS did it the right way.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 03:04 PM   #26 
  - It's a bogus question.  Marr   Mar-24-11 11:46 AM   #18 
  - The fact the your interpetation is different than mine is acknowledged.  Buzz Clik   Mar-24-11 12:11 PM   #20 
  - No, I wouldn't.  Marr   Mar-24-11 01:30 PM   #23 
  - Its. Because. They. ASKED.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 03:05 PM   #27 
     - You don't think those other places have asked for assistance?  Marr   Mar-24-11 03:38 PM   #29 
     - NO. THEY. HAVEN'T.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 03:43 PM   #30 
        - Your comment is just bizarre.  Marr   Mar-24-11 03:50 PM   #31 
           - Would you then please reference those requests?  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 03:52 PM   #32 
           - You started out with the tin foil and insults, "dear".  Marr   Mar-24-11 04:17 PM   #37 
              - Well, good,, so we've established that you are not peaceable. That clarifies things.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 04:19 PM   #38 
                 - How about this?  Marr   Mar-24-11 04:25 PM   #40 
                    - So, the UN is already there, and two bishops are asking for more forces, is that correct?  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 04:34 PM   #42 
                       - That's just sick.  Marr   Mar-24-11 05:20 PM   #48 
                          - Thank you. I appreciate you not looking. The name-calling is sick, and I'm up to here with it.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 05:23 PM   #49 
           - it is amazing what people will convince themselves of  notesdev   Mar-24-11 07:44 PM   #53 
              - Yep-- apparently it only counts if they're granted an audience with the White House or UN.  Marr   Mar-24-11 11:06 PM   #55 
     - Bobbolink, I have to be honest--I disagree with you on almost everything else  Arkana   Mar-24-11 04:26 PM   #41 
  - WW2 to bring up an example.  uppityperson   Mar-24-11 12:38 PM   #21 
  - oh sure, they never found a third option  Motown_Johnny   Mar-24-11 09:17 AM   #8 
  - Those are excellent fictional depictions of covert CIA operations  Bucky   Mar-24-11 09:29 AM   #9 
  - In Rwanda, there could have been a third way that would have saved most lives, without the US war  riderinthestorm   Mar-24-11 11:55 AM   #19 
  - How would that no fly zone in Rwanda be different from the no fly zone in Libya?  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 03:10 PM   #28 
     - Two ways it'd be different.  Bucky   Mar-24-11 04:04 PM   #35 
        - The point was... it was said that a no fly zone in Rwanda = good, a no fly zone in Libya = bad.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 04:07 PM   #36 
           - I never said NFZ for Rwanda, I was talking more generally about intervention.  riderinthestorm   Mar-24-11 06:52 PM   #52 
  - Kirk violated the Prime Directive numerous times  Freddie Stubbs   Mar-24-11 03:58 PM   #33 
  - We come in peace! Shoot to kill, shoot to kill! We come in peace!  Rex   Mar-24-11 03:59 PM   #34 
  - BINGO! n/t  indimuse   Mar-24-11 04:23 PM   #39 
  - I find this cartoon to be wonderfully NOT black and white.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Mar-24-11 04:43 PM   #44 
  - Wrong generation.  CJvR   Mar-24-11 04:45 PM   #45 
  - You can mock this all you want  SpartanDem   Mar-24-11 04:47 PM   #46 

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