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    U.K. Pressured Scots to Release Lockerbie Bomber Out of Concern for Oil Deal, Report

    The next step for the British Government is to install toilets and urinals on the Lockerbie Bomber's victims graves and sell tickets to terrorist sympathizers and terrorists.


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    U.K. Pressured Scots to Release Lockerbie Bomber Out of Concern for Oil Deal, Report Finds

    Fear of "commercial warfare" from Libya led the British government to pressure Scotland to free the convicted Lockerbie bomber last year, reads a report being released Tuesday by four U.S. senators.

    The lengthy report, which calls on the British and Scottish governments to apologize for Abdelbaset al-Megrahi's release, concludes that a $900 million oil deal with Libya ultimately paved the way for the Scottish justice system to free al-Megrahi in August 2009.

    The report says that faulty medical analysis was used to justify his release on "compassionate" grounds, a decision described as a crass component of a complicated trade relationship between the United Kingdom and Libya.

    "The U.K. government played a direct, critical role in al-Megrahi's release," the report states. "The U.K. knew that in order to maintain trade relations with Libya, it had to give into political demands."

    The investigation was led by New Jersey Democratic Sens. Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg and New York Democratic Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. The report comes on the 22nd anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, an attack that killed 270 people, many of them American.

    Though convicted bomber al-Megrahi had been expected to die in prison, the Scottish government released him last year following a prognosis that he had just three months to live. Sixteen months later, the former prisoner with a terminal prognosis is still alive, reportedly living in a villa in Tripoli.

    Accounts about his current health are conflicting, but one recent report from Sky News quoted a source close to the family saying his death is imminent.

    Explanations about the release, challenged from the start by outraged U.S. officials, began to unravel within days after al-Megrahi was allowed to return to his country, where he was given a hero's welcome complete with a greeting on the tarmac by Libyan President Muammar al-Qaddafi.

    Regardless, the senators' latest report claims there was "no medical justification" for his release.
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: U.K. Pressured Scots to Release Lockerbie Bomber Out of Concern for Oil Deal, Rep



    US going to pretend it has a right to bitch at other countries doing deals for oil?

    Now go suck up to another dictator which stones women for oil


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    Re: U.K. Pressured Scots to Release Lockerbie Bomber Out of Concern for Oil Deal, Rep

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post


    US going to pretend it has a right to bitch at other countries doing deals for oil?

    Now go suck up to another dictator which stones women for oil
    Nowhere near the same as taking a deuce on the victims in your own country in exchange for a trade deal.Besides that did those dictators stone women in their country or women in the US?
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: U.K. Pressured Scots to Release Lockerbie Bomber Out of Concern for Oil Deal, Rep

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Nowhere near the same as taking a deuce on the victims in your own country in exchange for a trade deal.Besides that did those dictators stone women in their country or women in the US?
    Oh please. Whatever makes you feel happy about your country. Think what you want

    US acting like it's got moral ground on this to even breath a word of criticism to UK.
    Good for UK, let's go get oil. Maybe we are just learning from our ally how to do business *cough*


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    Re: U.K. Pressured Scots to Release Lockerbie Bomber Out of Concern for Oil Deal, Rep

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post
    Oh please. Whatever makes you feel happy about your country. Think what you want.
    US acting like it's got moral ground on this to even breath a word of criticism to UK.
    Good for UK, let's go get oil. Maybe we are just learning from our ally how to do business *cough*

    When has the US released a terrorist that murdered American citizens in exchange for a trade/oil deal.
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: U.K. Pressured Scots to Release Lockerbie Bomber Out of Concern for Oil Deal, Rep

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    When has the US released a terrorist that murdered American citizens in exchange for a trade/oil deal.
    Ohhhh so the victims only matter when they are American/Western. Gotcha.

    UK shouldn't discriminate.
    Disregard morals. Acquire currency

    I'm sure US will get over the release in a few months.


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    Re: U.K. Pressured Scots to Release Lockerbie Bomber Out of Concern for Oil Deal, Rep

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post
    Ohhhh so the victims only matter when they are American/Western. Gotcha.
    There is a huge difference between trading with scumbags and releasing a scumbag who has murdered a bunch of your fellow countrymen in exchange for a trade/oil deal. Yes they are both bad but one is worse than the other. It does anger me when we have politicians talking about how they are patriotic/pro-American and talk about how bad the socialist and communists and then turn around and give jobs to China.

    UK shouldn't discriminate.
    You Brits should be fuming mad and demanding the heads of the politicians who left a deuce on your fellow countrymen who were killed in that terrorist attack in exchange for a oil deal. I am pretty sure if American politicians released a convicted terrorist who killed lots of Americans in exchange for a oil or trade they would get tarred and feathered in the media, lynched or at least no longer have a job. If you are proud patriotic British citizen then the fact your politicians have done this should piss you the **** off. Perhaps you are not patriotic,perhaps you are globalist.

    Disregard morals. Acquire currency
    Oh yes just disregard the fact your politicians the people who are supposed to serve you took a deuce on your fellow countrymen that were murdered because those scumbag politicians wanted a trade deal.

    I'm sure US will get over the release in a few months.
    I hope not.
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    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: U.K. Pressured Scots to Release Lockerbie Bomber Out of Concern for Oil Deal, Rep

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    There is a huge difference between trading with scumbags and releasing a scumbag who has murdered a bunch of your fellow countrymen in exchange for a trade/oil deal. Yes they are both bad but one is worse than the other. It does anger me when we have politicians talking about how they are patriotic/pro-American and talk about how bad the socialist and communists and then turn around and give jobs to China.
    Provided he was guilty of course. Chances are he was not and would have walked on retrial because US mishandling of the evidence and witnesses.

    You Brits should be fuming mad and demanding the heads of the politicians who left a deuce on your fellow countrymen who were killed in that terrorist attack in exchange for a oil deal. I am pretty sure if American politicians released a convicted terrorist who killed lots of Americans in exchange for a oil or trade they would get tarred and feathered in the media, lynched or at least no longer have a job. If you are proud patriotic British citizen then the fact your politicians have done this should piss you the **** off. Perhaps you are not patriotic,perhaps you are globalist.
    Most UK citizens hit by the attack and their relatives believe that he was innocent. Hell many worked for years to get a retrial.

    Oh yes just disregard the fact your politicians the people who are supposed to serve you took a deuce on your fellow countrymen that were murdered because those scumbag politicians wanted a trade deal.
    Unlike the 3000 Americans killed in Iraq over a personal vendetta by your President? Funny how this is a huge problem, but the fact that your President lied to the American people is not.. hypocrites.

    I hope not.
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    Re: U.K. Pressured Scots to Release Lockerbie Bomber Out of Concern for Oil Deal, Rep

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post


    US going to pretend it has a right to bitch at other countries doing deals for oil?

    Now go suck up to another dictator which stones women for oil
    I want to know where all that free Iraqi oil, we fought for, is.
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    Re: U.K. Pressured Scots to Release Lockerbie Bomber Out of Concern for Oil Deal, Rep

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post
    Oh please. Whatever makes you feel happy about your country. Think what you want

    US acting like it's got moral ground on this to even breath a word of criticism to UK.Good for UK, let's go get oil. Maybe we are just learning from our ally how to do business *cough*
    Given the last... forever of European past and present, the idea that Europeans can even use the word "morality" is laughable.

    We learned cynical, immoral politics from you, not vice versa. Take responsibility for being the scum of the Earth and stop blaming us for your own twisted souls.

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