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Something interesting to note (Afghanistan)

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  1. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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  2. Capt. Orygun

    Capt. Orygun Win the Day

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    they had a few interesting interviews with "Get out of Iraq now!" celebrity types

    they were asked the question "What do you think will happen if we leave right now"

    the best they could come up with was "I'm concerned about the people that are dying right now"

    The truth is the people who are dying right now, the majority of them, are terrorists and insurgents, before we got to Iraq the majority of people who were killed were christians, and anti Saddam people. Innocent women were raped, innocent children were killed.

    here's a fun fact, WWII ended 60 years ago, we're still in Germany. My point is if you stay in it for the long haul you can win
     
  3. Drake

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    There is that damn power vacum rearing its ugly head.
     
  4. Capt. Orygun

    Capt. Orygun Win the Day

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    here's your get out now logic path for you

    Jane Fonda wants us out of Iraq, she is credited with leading the celebrity change to get us out of Vietnam. Well after w left 3 MILLION south Vietnamese were murdered in retaliation

    her response?

    "That's the fault of the US government"
     
  5. Drake

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    Of course that is what happned. When you take the one spoke out of the wheel that holds every thing together what happens when you remove the spoke and dont replace it? Some other crazy ass is going to step in and be worse than the one before. Im curious as to whats going to happen to Cuba when Fidel dies. If we leave now Iraq/Afganastan are both going to implode. Now everyone will say "Oh wait if we would have never gone in in the first place they would have been fine." But look at Sadams past and terrorists in general. Iraq, Iran, and Afganastan are all places that have harbored terrorists. How was Iraq better off with a crazy fuck that killed them on a whim? At least we are introducing a new way of thinking. Somthing they have not been allowed to experince in how long?
     
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  7. lsvtec

    lsvtec GNU/Linux Evangelist

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    Most of your post is right on, however, this is not. Look it up and I am sure that you will find that Saddam killed far more Shi'a than Christians.
     
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    Well the Shi'a were grouped into my "Anti-Saddamist" statement, they are the majority of the population and were second class citizens for thirty years (the third class belonging to the Kurds).

    That brings up another good point, generally when someone as evil as Saddam is finally overthrown the repressed people under that regime would engage in near genocide against the supporting people of the former dictator (the Sunni). While there has been violence in Iraq we have so far avoided all out civil war or Genocide and that must be seen as a good thing if you're being objective. Double so when you consider how much of a revenge minded people Muslims are
     
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    That is a good point. The whole country has not been casted in civil war. Hopefully we can prevent that from happning. Our presence along with our allies is keeping Iraq from tearing it self apart.
     
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    Sabz5150 FALCON PUNCH!!!

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    Afghanistan is where we should have stayed. There was plenty of ass begging to be kicked over there.

    Finish one job then move to the next.
     
  11. E_SolSi

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    i can assure you we are still in Afghannyland whooping plenty of ass... and i have several friends still there doing it that would agree and would be more than happy to and inform everyone that while it doesnt get headlines we are still there doing quite a bit of work
     
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    Sabz5150 FALCON PUNCH!!!

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    I'm quite aware of that, but our main force should have been focused solely on that area until it was completely cleaned out instead of trying to fight two battles at once.

    Snag O'l Sammy, then get Saddam. Saddie didn't fly planes into our buildings.
     
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    Saddam threatened attacks on US Soil, and Saddam,unlike Bin Laden (Who I'm so happy to see that you can comically refer to him) works with a government, an army, and a capital.

    I have posted 100s of links to this effect, all of which were ignored by you.
     
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    lsvtec GNU/Linux Evangelist

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    Another blanket statement for which you have no proof. You might get away with substituting Arabs for Muslims, but even then this kind of over-generalization is still wrong. It is like me saying that all Italians are liars, or all Irish are drunks. It is a cultural misconception but it persists because people pass it off as fact.
     
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    " It is like me saying that all Italians are liars, or all Irish are drunks. It is a cultural misconception but it persists because people pass it off as fact."

    The Irish thing I get, it's appres-peux. The Italian thing, That's a little snippet of your character and your own prejudices bubbling to the surface.

    I hope someday you reconsider your little warning towards me.

    Also, yes, blanket statements work. Most Irish people drink quite a bit, Jews are financially adept, Russians are strict, French are cowardly, Americans are bold and Icelandic are pious.

    And Muslims, by and large, are angry vengeful assholes.
     
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    and I have a newsflash for you, I come from a huge Irish family (6uncles, 7aunts), we're ALL drunks lol
     
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    My own prejudices??? Nice try, but I don't come from the same camp that you do. It was a simple comparison showing that cultural prejudices are not applicable on the individual scale. This is especially funny coming from someone that knows exactly 0 Muslims. Even better is that all you have to back this assertion up are the words of some _very_ slanted "news" anchors. Keep the prejudice up and you will earn yourself another warning.
     
  18. Cashizslick

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    If blanket statements are correct < 50% of the time, why not go with em? Prejudice isnt "Prejudice" if its true. . .
     
  19. Celerity

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    Whip me, Whip me ! I'm a bad boy

    Don't threaten to warn me, Warn me asshole.
     
  20. Capt. Orygun

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    exactly what are you warning him for? You gotta love left wing censorship

    This just in: Radical muslims ARE very into revenge, that isn't racisim, it's fact
     
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