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    re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by Hare View Post
    Civilians can't relate to the pressures of war placed upon soldiers, but they can most certainly judge their actions. In some cases they are being idealistic and naive, but there are certainly deviant acts (This one doesn't qualify in my estimation) that call for rebuke.
    No, they can't. Hence the reason for courts martial and no civilian trials for service members.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    I have every right to condemn their actions. And that's the way its gonna be.
    You do not get to judge unless you have held the crying 20 year-old widow of a member of your squad.

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    re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    I have every right to condemn their actions. And that's the way its gonna be.
    You can't condemn anyone, for anything.

    Perhaps you should purchase a dictionary.
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by beerftw View Post
    phillipines is part of the asia pacific
    who ruled the Phillipines from 1565 till 1898?

    Spain.

    case closed.

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    re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    You can't condemn anyone, for anything.

    Perhaps you should purchase a dictionary.
    sure I can. I can condemn our soldiers when they **** up and I shall continue to do so.

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    re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    No, they can't. Hence the reason for courts martial and no civilian trials for service members.
    I was referring to judgement in the verbal and demonstrative sense, obviously not in the judicial sense.

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    re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by ric27 View Post
    You do not get to judge unless you have held the crying 20 year-old widow of a member of your squad.
    judge them? no. that's for a court.

    but I do get to condemn their actions when they **** up.

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    re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    who ruled the Phillipines from 1565 till 1898?

    Spain.

    case closed.
    not really closed at all,under all classifications they are listed as pacific islander,same as people from guam and hawaiian natives.plus their languages are english and tagolog
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    re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by ric27 View Post
    There is no murder in combat - there is only KIA and FIDO
    Didn't claim that there was.

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    re: Photos show U.S. GIs posing with dead Afghans[W:1146]

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    sure I can. I can condemn our soldiers when they **** up and I shall continue to do so.
    Yep! I see a new dictionary in your future. Or, perhaps, a copy of The Constitution. Re-read the part about, "a jury of his peers".
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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