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    Re: Decrying attack, protesters overtake Islamist group's HQ in Benghazi [W:57]

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Well, everyone in the world seems to know that it was a terrorist attack, and not some car jacker, like you assert. But what the heck eh Ditto, after all it's only embassies that are being attacked, and diplomats killed, right? Nothing to get too worried over....Right?
    I'd get worried about being carjacked, or someone breaking into the house and shooting a few people. Those are crimes.

    Just what is the difference between a violent crime perpetrated by extremists to further an agenda and any other violent crime?

    How should this one be treated any differently?

    If we call it a terrorist attack, does that mean we need to cower in terror, or lash out indiscriminately, or, exactly what?
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    Re: Decrying attack, protesters overtake Islamist group's HQ in Benghazi [W:57]

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    I'd get worried about being carjacked, or someone breaking into the house and shooting a few people. Those are crimes.

    Just what is the difference between a violent crime perpetrated by extremists to further an agenda and any other violent crime?

    How should this one be treated any differently?

    If we call it a terrorist attack, does that mean we need to cower in terror, or lash out indiscriminately, or, exactly what?
    One may be an act of war if another country is involved; if not the crime can be tried through domestic laws and courts.

    Terrorism is working effectively against the United States as we can see by the inept and misleading response by the US President and his Secretary of State, two amateurs in high office who have had no previous experience governing anything. They are both way out of their league and are making the world a more dangerous place

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    Re: Decrying attack, protesters overtake Islamist group's HQ in Benghazi [W:57]

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    One may be an act of war if another country is involved; if not the crime can be tried through domestic laws and courts.

    Terrorism is working effectively against the United States as we can see by the inept and misleading response by the US President and his Secretary of State, two amateurs in high office who have had no previous experience governing anything. They are both way out of their league and are making the world a more dangerous place
    That may well be true, and moreover, the previous administration starting wars and using terrorist attacks as an excuse made the world a more dangerous place.
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    Re: Decrying attack, protesters overtake Islamist group's HQ in Benghazi [W:57]

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    That may well be true, and moreover, the previous administration starting wars and using terrorist attacks as an excuse made the world a more dangerous place.
    Again, constantly second guessing whether or not actions by the previous administration is irrelevant at this point. We have an AUMF in place against AQ, and instead of waging this war, Obama has conceded victory to the terror organizations. And to boot, has so screwed up ME policy, that the US is not even considered strong enough to ward off attack of our embassies...And his administration covered it up.

    I tell ya, should Obama actually win the election, it may be short lived due to the numerous impeachable actions by this buffoon.
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    Re: Decrying attack, protesters overtake Islamist group's HQ in Benghazi [W:57]

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Again, constantly second guessing whether or not actions by the previous administration is irrelevant at this point. We have an AUMF in place against AQ, and instead of waging this war, Obama has conceded victory to the terror organizations. And to boot, has so screwed up ME policy, that the US is not even considered strong enough to ward off attack of our embassies...And his administration covered it up.

    I tell ya, should Obama actually win the election, it may be short lived due to the numerous impeachable actions by this buffoon.
    Is this the same Obama who finally got bin Laden and who sends predator drones to take out terrorist leaders? That Obama?
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    Re: Decrying attack, protesters overtake Islamist group's HQ in Benghazi [W:57]

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Again, constantly second guessing whether or not actions by the previous administration is irrelevant at this point. We have an AUMF in place against AQ, and instead of waging this war, Obama has conceded victory to the terror organizations. And to boot, has so screwed up ME policy, that the US is not even considered strong enough to ward off attack of our embassies...And his administration covered it up.

    I tell ya, should Obama actually win the election, it may be short lived due to the numerous impeachable actions by this buffoon.
    I can't stand Obama, but I have to agree with Dittohead on this one. If anything, Obama is being far too aggressive with his power. Using drones to kill everybody, including american citizens in countries we're not at war with, can be classified as many despicable things, but definitely not as weak.
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    Re: Decrying attack, protesters overtake Islamist group's HQ in Benghazi [W:57]

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    Is this the same Obama who finally got bin Laden and who sends predator drones to take out terrorist leaders? That Obama?
    You do realize he did nothing to get Bin Laden, right? Everything was already done for him and all he had to do was say yes to a plan put out in front of him.

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    Re: Decrying attack, protesters overtake Islamist group's HQ in Benghazi [W:57]

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    You do realize he did nothing to get Bin Laden, right? Everything was already done for him and all he had to do was say yes to a plan put out in front of him.
    and yet, he'd been in office for what, three years? If everything had already been done, why didn't someone take out Bin Laden a lot sooner?
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    Re: Decrying attack, protesters overtake Islamist group's HQ in Benghazi [W:57]

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    and yet, he'd been in office for what, three years? If everything had already been done, why didn't someone take out Bin Laden a lot sooner?
    Who knows? Maybe he needed three dozen empirical studies on the minutest of detail before he acted...But, if you think that ANY president in power wouldn't have given the go order then you are fooling yourself.
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    Re: Decrying attack, protesters overtake Islamist group's HQ in Benghazi [W:57]

    Quote Originally Posted by RabidAlpaca View Post
    I can't stand Obama, but I have to agree with Dittohead on this one. If anything, Obama is being far too aggressive with his power. Using drones to kill everybody, including american citizens in countries we're not at war with, can be classified as many despicable things, but definitely not as weak.
    Totally disagree. Obama's posture in the ME is one of soft peddling, and apology. Drone attacks aside, more troops have been killed in Obama's short time in office in Afghanistan, than in the entire war to that point.
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