America bringing freedom to 44 school children in Yemen

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  1. IngaVovchanchyn

    IngaVovchanchyn Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    No, it is obviously a thread about Saudi military involvement in Yemen. I'm sympathetic to the view that the US should not be militarily supplying Saudi Arabia, but it isn't true that the US committed the act TS is outraged by.
     
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    salamander Promethium Belt

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    Okay but what if it's the nature of the conflict that lends itself towards civillian casualties?

    I don't know a great deal about the war in Yemen, but in the case of the Israel versus Hamas it's straight-up assymetrical warfare.

    Hamas was said (I don't know if this is true or not) to have been stashing weapons in hospitals, and hiding militants in
    civillian centers. IF that was the case then how can the US be at fault?
     
  3. VivaRevolution

    VivaRevolution Whoopin' Belt Yellow Card

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    The act of bringing freedom.

    This is what cracks me up about hyperbole. Hyperbole people agree with, gets a pass, hyperbole people disagree with, gets graded for accuracy. Seems kind of selective.
     
  4. IngaVovchanchyn

    IngaVovchanchyn Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Blaming one party for what another party did is not an example of hyperbole.
     
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    VivaRevolution Whoopin' Belt Yellow Card

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    Big difference. Saudi Arabia is literally invading Yemen.

    You cant have a offensive war of choice, and then claim collateral damage. That is insane.
     
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  6. Interesting how you emphasize where the bomb was purchased versus who dropped it where. This title should actually be, “using 44 dead children as props for my fraudulent, bitch ass argument”.
     
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    VivaRevolution Whoopin' Belt Yellow Card

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    It is, because you know exactly what the word enable means.
     
  8. DIDM

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    Yea, and you don’t take out terrorist insurance right before a terrorist attack on a building full of asbestos
     
  9. Trotsky

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    Except this wasn't a matter of a blind market transaction like a guy buying a gun from Walmart: this was the organized and contemplated sale of weapons to a brutal regional hegemon who even the most daft international observer would know would do something like this.
     
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  10. IngaVovchanchyn

    IngaVovchanchyn Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Right, so you and I would agree that the US should not be selling bombs to Saudi Arabia. It still does not mean the US bombed these school children.
     
  11. Cubo de Sangre

    Cubo de Sangre President of the War Room Double Yellow Card

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    Accessory before the fact?
     
  12. DIDM

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    Again, is Ford charged with DUI ever?
     
  13. salamander

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    I see the conflict as more of proxy war with Iran and the Houthis, and Bin Salman's young ass trying to throw his weight around but whatever.

    I'm NOT a fan of Saudi Arabia and I hope their shitbag monarchy falls.
     
  14. abiG

    abiG The Last Iconoclast Double Yellow Card

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    Identity politics is stupid and makes it so people can't even think. When you talk to folks one on one, I've noticed they're not as crazy as they are on the internet.

    Right, crazy hypocrisy, fake left, fake right and it all ends up in death and suffering while we sit here and try to figure out which bathrooms and which pronouns to use.

    We don't need their oil and fracking bad and the banks have the oil whenever they want because ultimately, it is they who control the bombs.

    Nothing to see here, move along.
     
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  15. Cubo de Sangre

    Cubo de Sangre President of the War Room Double Yellow Card

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    Why switch product line? Let's stick with weapons. Part of Clinton's anti-gun stumping a couple years ago was how the legislative protection enacted on behalf of firearms manufacturers should be removed. Nobody was shouting her down on it. Pretty sure that Moms group lapped it up. Sure, the legislation remains. But let's not confuse the law with ethics. Sorry if I muddied the waters with referencing a legal term. Clearly there's no law preventing the US government from doing whatever the fuck it wants. Certainly not one its gonna be held accountable for.


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  16. DIDM

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    Is the us charged with any crimes in Mexico after fast and furious?
     
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    I doubt they even noticed amongst the rest of the kidnappings and bloodshed. :eek::D
     
  18. Wow, so because you deleted your message my quote of you gets deleted as well? When did this happen? And does that mean you’re not gonna turn Saudi Arabia into glass and does that mean you’re not gonna turn Saudi Arabia into glass??
     
  19. DIDM

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    You can’t have double standards
     
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    I wonder if they will cover how many lives we have saved over the years? Nah we are bad guys
     

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