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Cocoa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 02:39 PM
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Kristol: Honor the slain by crushing the mob
What is this guy smoking, he doesn't even mention that we already killed hundreds in Fallujah, isn't that enough to avenge the four mercenaries?

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/...

THE similarity struck everyone right away: Mogadishu, October 3, 1993; Fallujah, March 31, 2004. But we cannot permit these two outrages to be similar in their effect. At this key moment, the Bush administration has to ensure that the reactions to Fallujah and Mogadishu go down in the history books as studies in contrast, not in similarity.

Mogadishu triggered, in a few months, the withdrawal of US troops from Somalia and victory for those who killed US soldiers. Slaughter in Rwanda followed in a few months a slaughter The Economist (on the 10th anniversary) has called "the purest genocide since 1945 and perhaps the single greatest act of evil since Pol Pot turned Cambodia into a killing field". The Economist further noted that the "West's reluctance to get involved was largely a consequence of America's shambolic intervention in Somalia the previous year". Or more precisely: a consequence of the US's humiliating retreat from Somalia.

Mogadishu encouraged Osama bin Laden in his judgment that the US was a "weak horse", a nation that could not take casualties. Mogadishu therefore deserves a place of dishonour at the head of a decade of failures to respond seriously to attacks against US soldiers, diplomats and citizens.

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lovedems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 02:42 PM
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1. Bill, you should have your memory checked. Don't you remember
Edited on Thu May-06-04 02:43 PM by lovedems
your republican congress? I saw Blackhawk Down, bozo. (The documentary, not the movie) and I know the republicans NEVER would have allowed Clinton to do what was necessary! Do you remember? I saw the former military leaders say with their own mouths that even if Clinton wanted to go in and not retreat, the pubs would not have allowed him in congress. Not everyone forgets Bill.

Seriously Bill, you and your republican friends need to have your long term memory checked by a doctor.
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pretzel4gore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 02:58 PM
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2. this is wilful ignorance
a kind of media terrorism. misleading at best. fuk this punk...hasn't he and the rest of them damaged the US enough?
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lovedems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 03:03 PM
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4. I just resent that they think EVERYONE is stupid!
They are always re-writing history to suit their needs and while their base falls for it hook, line and sinker there are people with brains that find this reprehensible!

They have damaged this country in a manner that will effect my children. It is all done for their short term goals. It is obvious they can't see past the nose on their face.

All I can say is, thank God he is singing to the choir.
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Old and In the Way Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 03:01 PM
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3. I remember.
Edited on Thu May-06-04 03:03 PM by Old and In the Way
They handcuffed Clinton on foreign policy by questioning/threatening every decision he made. He had them screaming "wag the dog" and taking the public focus off of terror and on bullshit RW lies....for 8 years. They had more FBI agents tracking Clinton rumors in Arkansas instead of doing the real business of tracking terrorists and spent $70MM taxpayer dollars on investigations that led to a complete vindication of Clinton.

But will these hypocritical cowards hold this unelected fraud accountable? Will they investigate this AWOL pResident for any one of 50 different crimes that they we know would have have been done in a heartbeat if a Democrat were doing these un-American things to this country? Nope.

Yeah, I've got a long memory, too. They'll be going down soon, along with the boy-king.
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lovedems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 03:06 PM
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5. I am keeping my liberal fingers crossed. That is for sure!
They will not hold him accountable, they will cover for him. Look at DeLay, Hassert, Frist. They are in full cya mode. Why that isn't obvious to the majority is beyond me! How are Kool-Aid stocks these days?
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thebigidea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 03:28 PM
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6. Honor the slain by crushing Kristol's career and deranged empire plans
http://www.terminalproduct.com/pnac.rm

Fuck him and the New American Century he rode in on.

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Miss Authoritiva Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 06:52 PM
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7. Never trust the self-anointed.
n/t
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