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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 08:40 PM
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NATO jets strike inside Gaddafi compound
Source: Reuters

A NATO airstrike flattened a building inside Muammar Gaddafi's Bab al-Aziziyah compound early Monday, in what a press official from Gaddafi's government said was an attempt on the Libyan leader's life.

Firefighters were still working to extinguish flames in a part of the wrecked building when journalists were brought on a government-organised trip to the scene, a few hours after three loud explosions shook central Tripoli.

The press official, who asked not to be identified, said Gaddafi used the destroyed building for ministerial and other meetings. She said 45 people were injured, including 15 who were seriously hurt, and some were still unaccounted for after the attack.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/25/us-libya-airs...
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GomezLives Donating Member (256 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 08:41 PM
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1. Nah, they're not trying to kill him too much.
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TimesSqCowboy Donating Member (29 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 08:58 PM
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2. NATO's magic bombs avoid children and other civilians.
So they can bomb anywhere.
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 09:07 PM
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3. They're only trying to kill him a little bit. n/t
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Baclava Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 09:18 PM
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4. Hell ya! Pound the fuck out of him! Bounce the rubble!
I can get into this freedom fighter rebellion thing.


Do I get to wear a spiffy uniform?
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Kolesar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 09:19 PM
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5. Kill da wabbit, kill da wabbit
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Billy Burnett Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 09:37 PM
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6. What? No dead babies?
Edited on Sun Apr-24-11 09:37 PM by Billy Burnett
Makes me sick that I've almost grown to expect a dead babies report. :puke:






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forty6 Donating Member (849 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 09:41 PM
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7. Don't bomb the life out of him....Take him up in a plane and drop him
from 30,000 feet over Scotland, see how he enjoys the ride down!
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Vinee Donating Member (421 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 01:08 AM
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9.  nonono, capture him, send him to GITMO and waterboard him until he confesses to his role in 9-11
and reveals the location of his WMDs.
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forty6 Donating Member (849 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-26-11 06:12 PM
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12. I think we already know about his role in Lockerbie
No trials, no GTMO, just fly him to Scotland and drop him off there!
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Rage for Order Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 10:30 PM
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8. That's a rather liberal interpretation of the "no-fly zone"
What was flying there, exactly?
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Poll_Blind Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 04:08 AM
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10. Probably mistook the air conditioning units on the buildings for VTOL thrusters.
Or something.

PB
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Igel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 12:17 PM
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11. Probably comes under "protecting civilians."
After all, while Gaddhafi is alive he might hurt a civilian. That's the suspicion, what more proof do we need. (After all, they're our suspicions.)
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Fool Count Donating Member (878 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-26-11 07:12 PM
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13. And who the hell decided that killing Qaddafi will solve
all the problems in Libya? The same geniuses who thought that a no-fly zone and some bombing will do the trick? Do they really believe
that all that holds together the pro-Qaddafi forces is their personal loyalty to the colonel? So they kill Moammar and Seif becomes the
Leader, do they kill him next? And then Saadi or Hamis or whatever their names are. And then Aisha and all the grandchildren, I presume?
So they wipe out the whole Qaddafi family (that's already probably more people than were killed in all initial protests) then what? What
a bunch of useless morons our leaders are.
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IamK Donating Member (514 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-26-11 08:42 PM
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14. Apparently NATO which includes Obama....He tried with a predator last week...
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