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Forum Post: No war, no way no engagement with Syria - USA Stay out and mind your own business

Posted 7 months ago on Sept. 5, 2013, 12:27 p.m. EST by Stormcrow10 (-7) from Brooklyn, NY
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Why weren't there mass protests on the streets in Syria when chemicals of mass destruction were used? No news coverage about that -

Obama is lame when it comes to figuring out what needs to be done over there and he needs to stay out and mind his own business

If he doesn't and we go in and use drones we will be well on our way into another war.

Obama - Stay the hell out of Syria.

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[-] 2 points by shooz (26717) 7 months ago

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10023600448

Truth is......all modern "warfare" is lame.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 7 months ago

Good One.

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 7 months ago

Why weren't there mass protests on the streets in Syria when chemicals of mass destruction were used? No news coverage about that -

really? Really? REALLY ? REALLY? Have you followed this issue at all?

Hey guys lets get out in the street and protest - Lets GO - powpapowpapapapapapowboompapapapapapapapowowow - Shit sorry guys for a moment I forgot that Asshat was trying to kill us - My Bad.

[-] -1 points by Stormcrow10 (-7) from Brooklyn, NY 7 months ago

I'm not talking about "pictures of kids dying" as shown by the news media - I am talking about "videos and pictures of people in the streets protesting" in Syria, not the USA.

Big difference in reporting people lying down dying and mobs of people in the streets protesting. What news media did you see the street protesters on -

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 7 months ago

Hey guys lets get out in the street and protest - Lets GO - powpapowpapapapapapowboompapapapapapapapowowow - Shit sorry guys for a moment I forgot that Asshat was trying to kill us - My Bad.

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20601) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago

I don't think he gets it. Amazing really, but there it is.

[-] 2 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 7 months ago

It's not OK for those protesters to have been slaughtered in Egypt

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 7 months ago

That is very kind reasoning Zen - very kind.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20601) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago

aren't we supposed to be able to post again after two hours? I posted a forum post at 11:14 am . . . so what's up with that?

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 7 months ago

Three hours - so - It's not 2:14 yet.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20601) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago

I must be getting sydlexic. I'm sure it was 11:41 - no matter.

so someone extended the length of time between posts . . . how odd

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 7 months ago

It's always been 3 hours between posts. I have never been able to make a new post any sooner. You just been workin to hard.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20601) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago

I'm fairly sure that in the early days it was only two hours. It may well have changed not long after I got here.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 7 months ago

Or you had a special privilege. It often times seems that others can make comments or respond to comments faster than I am allowed to.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20601) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago

I seem to have 119 seconds between comments.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 7 months ago

It actually varies - sometimes when I 1st get on I will be able to answer like three comment messages before it tells me to wait a minute. When I get going and the message traffic gets heavier - I will almost always get a wait one minute notice - which at times seems to go for like two minutes.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20601) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago

I've always assumed it begins counting at 119 seconds, tells you to wait one minute, ticks backwards, and once it hits 59 seconds tells you to wait 0 minutes before making another post.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 7 months ago

Anyway it can be a pain - and sometimes a blessing - a blessing as as you wait you might think of something more to add or a better way of saying what you want to.

[-] 1 points by shooz (26717) 7 months ago

Perhaps they're on celsius time??

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20601) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago

could be I guess - that would be better than kelvin . . .

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20601) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago
  1. The latest episode is merely one more horrific event in a conflict that has increasingly taken on genocidal characteristics. The case for action at first glance is indisputable. The UN now confirms a death toll over 100,000 people, the vast majority of whom have been killed by Assad's troops. An estimated 4.5 million people have been displaced from their homes. International observers have overwhelmingly confirmed Assad's complicity in the preponderance of war crimes and crimes against humanity against the Syrian people. The illegitimacy of his regime, and the legitimacy of the uprising, is clear. . . . . . What is beyond doubt is that Assad is a war criminal whose government deserves to be overthrown. The question is by whom, and for what interests?

  2. Israel’s preferred outcome of the conflict is to have no solution at all—to have both sides, neither of whom Israel particularly likes, fight and bleed each other dry. Although the fall of the Syrian regime would greatly weaken Hezbollah and Iran, Israel is wary of the prospect of radical Islamists who are willing to turn their arms toward the Jewish state.

    • I am sure that this was one of the considerations behind our invasion of Iraq and the disbanding of the Iraqi military. Such a calculation may still hold some sway among US military planners, who would likely oppose a strike against Assad.
  3. Editor's note: What is the driving force in the building U.S. campaign to launch attacks on Syria? Max Blumenthal below argues that Israel's military intelligence and political leadership are forcing the issue, and a recent New York Times article described the Israel lobby as a powerful presence in the White House's deliberations. Other journalists, like the Guardian's Nafeez Ahmed have suggested that the impetus for attacking Syria is part of a larger regional multi-year project to sustain control over the production of oil and gas by Western oil companies. Noam Chomsky, long-time scholar and commentator on the Mideast has argued persuasively that the Israel lobby's influence in the United States is overstated; essentially arguing that Israel is a satellite of US power, and that its priorities are addressed to the extent that the US is in agreement with its wishes.

    • This editor's note to the article By Max Blumentha - How Israel Is driving the US to War in Syria, illustrates the various points of view are clearly not all in agreement and some may serve specific agendas and / or national / corporate interests. For example - blaming Israel could actually further the goal articulated in item 2 above.

    • Given the complexity of considerations and the geopolitical calculations perhaps it is best to step back and ask: what is the right thing to do?

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let us kill Assad, I say.

And then let us turn our gaze upon the one percent who would rule over us and proclaim: a new deal is at hand.

[-] -1 points by Stormcrow10 (-7) from Brooklyn, NY 7 months ago

So if Assad is killed - then what - does anyone know who will fill the void? No - no one knows for sure - What about the WMD's that Assad is supposed to have - what will happen to them?

This shit could go on for months if not years if we get involved - screw them - let the National Community get involved - we have more serious problems here at home to deal with without getting involved in spending millions on a "never ending" engagement.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20601) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago

and just forget all about the valuable lesson that we can carry with us right here at home with his killing?

Not to mention all of the lives that will quite likely be saved? Surely to act will cut the monthly death toll to under ten percent of August of this year . . .

[-] -1 points by cruisecontrol (-49) 7 months ago

We are still digesting the valuable lesson on Saddam and Mohamar. It requires Tums, as both countries are still seeing significant civilian deaths daily,

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20601) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago

In each case I do believe that if these nations current one percent pretenders were identified, and slain, the violence would abate.

This would not address the tendency of foreign governments or international conglomerates from intruding into the domestic politics of either nation and instigating violence and bloodshed, but without these one percent pretenders their activities would be circumscribed, and they might even be identified in the process.

[-] -2 points by cruisecontrol (-49) 7 months ago

ZD, maybe it doesn't bother you (apparently not), but it creeps me out to see you advocating for ANYONES murder. Who the fuk do you think you are to pass judegement on another human being? I can only pray the karmic wheel is on a "level playing field" and gives you your "fair" due. A Progressive's curse :-)

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20601) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago

What I advocate is simply consistent with the Karmic Wheel - for it is written:

  • Those who live by the sword . . .
[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 7 months ago

for each action; there is an opposite and equal reaction

[-] 0 points by cruisecontrol (-49) 7 months ago

Actually, it's biblical.

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20601) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago

that's what I said - It is written . . .

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 7 months ago

[-] 0 points by cruisecontrol (-6) 10 minutes ago

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (435) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 hour ago

Ur Off topic Pin-Head.

↥twinkle ↧stinkle permalink

Ur point ? I mean besides the one on top of Ur Head.

OH & In case U R confus-ed-ed . . . I replied here as your comment had no reply button.