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    Re: Libya: Assault on U.S. consulate in Benghazi leaves 4 dead, including U.S. Ambass

    You see how the stupidity of one man escalated the turmoil in the arab world.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/14/wo...r=rss&emc=rss&

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    Re: Libya: Assault on U.S. consulate in Benghazi leaves 4 dead, including U.S. Ambass

    Quote Originally Posted by Andalublue View Post
    And arrogant, you missed out arrogant, believing we'd all like to be Americans if we could be.
    Yes, arrogance is clearly an exclusively American trait.

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    Re: Libya: Assault on U.S. consulate in Benghazi leaves 4 dead, including U.S. Ambass

    Quote Originally Posted by RDS View Post
    You see how the stupidity of one man escalated the turmoil in the arab world.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/14/wo...r=rss&emc=rss&
    Yeah, it's the guy who made the video who's "stupid" not the people killing over it.

    Besides, didn't the vid come out, like, a year ago? Wow, can you imagine the egg on people's faces if it turned out the video was just a cover for a planned attack?

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    Re: Libya: Assault on U.S. consulate in Benghazi leaves 4 dead, including U.S. Ambass

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    Yes, arrogance is clearly an exclusively American trait.
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    Re: Libya: Assault on U.S. consulate in Benghazi leaves 4 dead, including U.S. Ambass

    Quote Originally Posted by sharon View Post
    OK.. You want to impose "freedom of speech" on every culture? I find that hysterically funny. Do you also want to impose that on Canada and Germany?

    Saddle up, kiddo.
    Do you think that posse will meander on down around my way? Cuz I reckon if so.....I will have to play Bill Hillcock, and make sure they checks their weapons.

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    Re: Libya: Assault on U.S. consulate in Benghazi leaves 4 dead, including U.S. Ambass

    Quote Originally Posted by X Factor View Post
    Yeah, it's the guy who made the video who's "stupid" not the people killing over it.

    Besides, didn't the vid come out, like, a year ago? Wow, can you imagine the egg on people's faces if it turned out the video was just a cover for a planned attack?
    The video was part of a two hour feature film that bombed because it was so stupid

    And recently it was dubbed in Arabic and released as a 13 minute trailer on YouTube.

    No question that it was intended to provoke Muslims.

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    Re: Libya: Assault on U.S. consulate in Benghazi leaves 4 dead, including U.S. Ambass

    Frankly, I think we forget sometimes that in some of these places, the concept of freedom is completely different. To Egyptians, if a film gets made, it obviously has the approval of the government. After all, all the films they see there are from the government. To them, this was America insulting their religion. The concept that this person can make a movie that says whatever he thinks without running the script by the government censors is completely foreign to them.

    We see these movements like the Arab Spring, and we think that they wanted this kind of freedom and government. They don't even have a concept of it. These people are not sitting there with a Constitution like ours just waiting to be freed from their dictator so they can put it in place. Some people have seen it and want that, but for a lot of them freedom means wearing blue jeans and having a job.

    Compared to the rest of the world, even our conservatives are extremely liberal. If you sent Dick Cheney to Iran, he'd get beheaded for being dangerously liberal!


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    Re: Libya: Assault on U.S. consulate in Benghazi leaves 4 dead, including U.S. Ambass

    Quote Originally Posted by X Factor View Post
    Yes, arrogance is clearly an exclusively American trait.
    Far from it, but this demonstration of it was by an American.
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    Re: Libya: Assault on U.S. consulate in Benghazi leaves 4 dead, including U.S. Ambass

    Sorry, not clicky. I'm not gonna swim through your google search. Fact is, the US operates drones at the host country's approval - thus not violating international law. And drone use does not, in and of itself, constitute a crime against humanity.

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    Re: Libya: Assault on U.S. consulate in Benghazi leaves 4 dead, including U.S. Ambass

    Quote Originally Posted by sharon View Post
    The video was part of a two hour feature film that bombed because it was so stupid

    And recently it was dubbed in Arabic and released as a 13 minute trailer on YouTube.

    No question that it was intended to provoke Muslims.
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