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Cocoa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:23 AM
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"Fight them there, so we don't have to fight them here"
there goes that theory.
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kliljedahl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:25 AM
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1. The world is a safer place without Saddam
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bowens43 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:27 AM
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6. except of course
for the 500% increase in terrorist attacks.
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hexola Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:25 AM
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2. So much for "taking the battle to the terrorists..." (nt)
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Cassandra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:26 AM
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3. Does that mean we have to invade London now?
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leftchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:26 AM
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4. I was wondering if blair ever said that dreadful line
I can't remember it but I am sure he has.
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julianer Donating Member (964 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:31 AM
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9. No, Blair has never
said that, as far as I know.
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Island Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:27 AM
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5. He should have been a little more specific about where
"over there" is.
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acmavm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:29 AM
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7. As bad as this is, just think. This would be considered a good day in
Iraq. And there was no napalm or depleted uranium involved. And the Iraqi civilians are just as innocent and non-deserving of this shit as the poor British who are now casualties of the Neocon Con(flict).

What I want to know is how in the world are we ever going to get this to stop? How are we going to get these people to the peace table (yes, this is what it will take) so we can try to bring a halt to all this obscene killing?

I know that as long as we're in the Middle East it will go on. And as long as there are whack jobs in power in the United States and Great Britain, this will go on. And as long as fanatics in the Middle East find an audience for their rantings of hatred, this will go on.

I don't think really that we can kill them all. And they can't get all of us. So what do we do?
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Cocoa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:32 AM
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10. very good question
yes, eventually we will have to make peace of some kind.

Their current strategy is "kill them all," and as you say, that's impossible.
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harlinchi Donating Member (954 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:31 AM
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8. Perhaps a good idea for the US but...
...how do Iraqi's feel about that anti-terror option? I cannot believe that the small boy feels good about it, while cowering in his living room listening to his bloodied mother cry and watching while his injured and blood-covered father is spread-eagled on the floor, with helmeted and visored troops directing their weapons at him.

Of course this is NOT a good idea for the US. How many more people must have negative, perhaps violently negative feelings created for the US by the US?

We're in a hole, folks. Let's stop digging!
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DoYouEverWonder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:32 AM
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11. Bu$h forgot to tell Blair
that England is over there.

Blair just got screwed again. Just when everything seemed to be going so well. Hosting the G8. Trying to save Africa. Getting the Olympics.

Then poof, it all comes crashing down. Poop pitiful poodle.

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newportdadde Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:39 AM
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12. I was just thinking of that line myself and how its a load of crap.
It will be an even bigger load of garbage when we get attacked again here in the US.
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TomClash Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:53 AM
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13. "BRING IT ON"
"We will defeat the evildoers."

"We are making progress in the War on Terror"

"In the last few weeks, we've dealt the enemy a series of powerful blows."

"Whatever our differences in the past, the world understands that success in Iraq is critical to the security of our nations."

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MasonJar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 08:31 AM
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14. I just left London yesterday after a holiday there and Tuesday
we went out to Blenheim Palace where Winston Churchill was born. He was a true leader. Compare him to idiot son and what do you get? Winston, even though the grandson of the Duke of Marlgorough, went into the military and courageously fought in more than one war, even asking his mother to use her influence to get him in units that would be in active service. He was almost killed more than once. We know how dimson stacks up there. Winston opposed Hitler from the beginning whereas many Britishers and "Bushes" were stalwart supporters, making money off the deaths of the many. Sound familiar? And then there was Winston, the great, eloquent orator, who rallied his nation to withstand an invasion that the citizens and Churchill believed would happen and the Blitz and etc. by the strength of his words. I'm sure you remember some of them, as "We shall fight them on the beaches...or " Never in the field of human conflict has so much been owed by so many to so few." or his statement on what they and he would need, "Blood, toil, tears and sweat." Compare that to today's Bushisms.
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LynnTheDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 08:39 AM
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16. "I am strongly in favour of using poisoned gas against uncivilised tribes.
Said Winston Churchill.
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goodboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 08:32 AM
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15. This proves the terrorists are just 'desperate'...they're on the run.
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Cocoa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:31 AM
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17. Osama's last gasp
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kskiska Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 09:56 AM
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18. They're in their "last throes"
Not to worry. This'll be all over soon now.
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