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What are these guys doing? They have no power to dictate anything. We already have 'deficit commission' it's called Congress. Call your Congressman and Senator and let them know that we're going to hold THEM, no some phony commission, accountable.
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Actually I considered this clear back in 2002 Why We Can't Catch Osama — Just Some Poor Schmuck Why should we catch Osama? What would it possibly do for us? Well it might cut off some of the funding for Al-Queda and give us a trophy prisoner to display, but the funding would find other routes and displaying him raises its own problems. No, capturing Osama is useless. It could even be counterproductive. If Osama were to be captured alive, the U.S. would have to give him a trial. A trial that would entail lawyers and the media. Even if he were to be tried by a military tribunal he would still get a lawyer and media coverage. What an opportunity for Osama, he gets a fair trial and gets his message out courtesy of CNN, Fox and the networks. What a deal. What do we do with him then? It is kind of a hot potato issue. If we find him guilty and execute him, the “Arab Street” erupts and the EUnuchs huff and puff and glare in out direction. His supporters use his execution as a pretext for more violence. The countries of Europe, though secretly relieved, condemn the U.S. action so as to mollify their Muslim population and what have we solved? We still have the network, probably with some new recruits. We still have the EUnuchs glaring at us. And we still have a war. Finding him “Not Guilty” is not even a consideration. The outcry over that in the U.S. would be overwhelming. It would be political suicide for any politician to support and possibly real suicide for the Judge and panel members, even in America. (read it all at the link)
Toggle Commented Mar 19, 2010 on Capturing Bin Laden at BlackFive
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Remember what the dormouse said.
Toggle Commented Mar 13, 2010 on Alice Through the Ages at Armchair Commentary
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I have experienced no problems with my Fish Oil. My fish operate just as smoothly and silently as ever.
If a Muslim shoots up a place, his religion is the last thing they'll mention. But if the shooter is a Veteran they'll put that in the first line.
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So who is Ben Cohen and why would anybody give a flying F*** what he thinks? This is still the United States and you don't get to pick who will and will not be allowed to participate in politics. The idea that you should is chilling.
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If they really wanted to show their soldiarity with fighting the Zionists, they would donate both kidneys.
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All this emphasis on "change" just reminds be of South Park's "Night of the Living Homeless." They too only wanted "change." Strangely enough that episode last played on Feb 10. Hmm, I question the timing. I wonder if those guys know how much danger they could be in if Obama's supporters make the connection,
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Those tapes were destroyed by someone that was looking out for their troops. If they had come into the possession of a member of Congress the next stop would have been CNN. I know that and so do you if your are at all honest with yourself. The tapes would have been used as evidence to bring charges against the agents that were doing the interrogation. The transcripts still exist. The only possible use of the tapes themselve would be to prosecute someone. I wonder who would be prosecuted? George "Slam Dunk" Tenant? Not likely. The chiefs would skate and the indians would be hung out to dry....again.
Toggle Commented Dec 10, 2007 on Evil CIA destroys video of it's evil at BlackFive
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I too wondered what happened. Where I was from (rural Oregon) serving in the military was considered part of becoming an adult. After I graduated from high school in 1967 I went to the SF Bay area to stay with my sister, who was a medic at the Navy Hospital in Oakland. I attended several antiwar demonstrations and after a large one at the Reception Center there in Oakland, I went down and joined the Army. I wasn't a flag waver, but the way I was raised, that's just what you did. We were the good guys, they were the bad guys and the demonstrators were idiots. Some things never change. Jimmy J's list of books is very good. I would also include " The Elephant and the Tiger: The Full Story of the Vietnam War" by Wilbur H. Morrison which, unlike so many histories, includes the ARVN contribution. Which was much more than they are commonly given credit for. The only time I became remotely anti-American was after the U.S. pulled out and betrayed the Vietnamese. That wasn't something that my country did. I became very cynical and negative. It wasn't until Ronald Reagan came along that I started to regain by faith. I will not stand for a repeat of that shameful betrayal and, should it come to pass, will do my best to insure that those responsible are exposed as the cowards they are.
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