Page 41 of 75 FirstFirst ... 31394041424351 ... LastLast
Results 401 to 410 of 743

Thread: U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Hit Targets in Libya

  1. #401
    Sage

    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Last Seen
    05-16-15 @ 02:32 PM
    Lean
    Undisclosed
    Posts
    12,537

    Re: U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Hit Targets in Libya

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    What's going on in Afghanistan?
    good question

    a full HALF of the caucus voted THURSDAY for an IMMEDIATE pullout

    House rejects immediate Afghanistan pullout, message rings - Andy Barr - POLITICO.com

    875 americans martyred in the mountains on the moon in the 2 years since obama matriculated, 630 in the eight years previous

    iCasualties: Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom Casualties

    for what?

    what's the mission, afghanization?

    with whom?

    what's the exit strategy?

    what's our endgame in libya?

    obama mumbled friday something about flying over tripoli "for days, not weeks"

    Libya Crisis: Obama Gives Moammar Gadhafi Ultimatum - ABC News

    does ANYONE believe him?

    he's TEMPORIZING

    certainly no way to conduct a WAR

    remember what WOODWARD said

    pray

  2. #402
    Bohemian Revolutionary
    Demon of Light's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Last Seen
    03-07-17 @ 12:25 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Independent
    Posts
    5,095

    Re: U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Hit Targets in Libya

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tammerlain View Post
    The Taliban did not exist during that time period of course, niether did the Northern Alliance. But as the majority of the Mujahadeen were pashtun, and the Pashtun's make up theTaliban, it would be a safe bet to say that US aid went to the Pashtun Mujahadeen, and as such flowed to the Taliban when they were created as a group. When the Northern Alliance was formed as an official group, fighting against the Taliban they received their primary support from Russia and Iran.
    We did much more than that. The U.S. government actually helped the Taliban take control of Afghanistan for a variety of reasons such as its hostility towards Iran and its willingness to allow that Unocal pipeline. However, they were just not willing to pay us the protection money.
    "For what is Evil but Good-tortured by its own hunger and thirst?"
    - Khalil Gibran

  3. #403
    Sage
    ric27's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Last Seen
    06-15-17 @ 02:57 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Independent
    Posts
    7,539

    Re: U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Hit Targets in Libya

    Quote Originally Posted by Demon of Light View Post
    We did much more than that. The U.S. government actually helped the Taliban take control of Afghanistan for a variety of reasons such as its hostility towards Iran and its willingness to allow that Unocal pipeline. However, they were just not willing to pay us the protection money.
    Ummm...the Soviets withdrew in 1989. The Taliban didn't form until 1994.

    The Soviets couldn't pacify Afghanistan with a half-million troops, what makes us think we can?

  4. #404
    Bohemian Revolutionary
    Demon of Light's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Last Seen
    03-07-17 @ 12:25 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Independent
    Posts
    5,095

    Re: U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Hit Targets in Libya

    Quote Originally Posted by ric27 View Post
    Ummm...the Soviets withdrew in 1989. The Taliban didn't form until 1994.
    It's nice to see you know your history.
    "For what is Evil but Good-tortured by its own hunger and thirst?"
    - Khalil Gibran

  5. #405
    Sage
    ric27's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Last Seen
    06-15-17 @ 02:57 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Independent
    Posts
    7,539

    Re: U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Hit Targets in Libya

    Quote Originally Posted by Demon of Light View Post
    It's nice to see you know your history.
    With its tribal and ethnic divisions didn't it seem likely that Libya would splinter apart? If so, should we encourage the splintering and pick our poison?

  6. #406
    Tavern Bartender
    Constitutionalist
    American's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Virginia
    Last Seen
    Today @ 10:49 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Conservative
    Posts
    76,323

    Re: U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Hit Targets in Libya

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    I try not to be too partisan very often, but this has me not knowing whether to LOL or scream.

    If someone sent 112 flying bombs into the USA, would you call it war?

    So, it is moral and wise to bomb, but evil and stupid to use ground troops?

    Iraq was all about oil, you say (despite the fact that oil was flowing just fine at the time), and this IS NOT about oil, even though we're experiencing bad price hikes due to the conflicts currently ongoing in the MidEast?







    The UN authorized all kinds of things against Saddam, which he ignored, and authorized the use of force, which apparently didn't matter a fig to the Left THEN.


    The hypocrisy of some just amazes me.

    I support this action, btw.... should've been done three weeks ago without waiting for that corrupt and nearly useless body known as the United (cough cough!) Nations.
    I want to know why the Dems in Congress don't have a bill drafted with a Declaration of War in it.
    Last edited by American; 03-20-11 at 06:19 PM.
    "He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
    "Fly-over" country voted, and The Donald is now POTUS.

  7. #407
    Pragmatic Idealist
    upsideguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Rocky Mtn. High
    Last Seen
    Today @ 11:39 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Progressive
    Posts
    10,115

    Re: U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Hit Targets in Libya

    Quote Originally Posted by Ron Mars View Post
    0bama is allowing the UN to set his foreign policy. Got it!
    No, he has cleverly not put the US in position to be the aggressor in the mid-east and further terrorism as a result. Nice to see real diplomacy in action, its been awhile.

  8. #408
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Last Seen
    08-14-12 @ 11:44 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Libertarian
    Posts
    3,928

    Re: U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Hit Targets in Libya

    Quote Originally Posted by upsideguy View Post
    No, he has cleverly not put the US in position to be the aggressor in the mid-east and further terrorism as a result. Nice to see real diplomacy in action, its been awhile.
    Diplomacy=looking weak and indecisive to the world.

    That would be something a liberal would be proud of.

  9. #409
    User Bullshytz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Cyberspace
    Last Seen
    05-18-11 @ 01:48 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Undisclosed
    Posts
    56

    Re: U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Hit Targets in Libya

    Quote Originally Posted by Mayor Snorkum View Post
    That's a comment worthy of a fifteen year old. The Constitution should not be violated becuase the President has to save face with the French.

    No vital US interests was threatened in Libya until the US commenced bombing raids in Libya today. We had nothing to win, and now we still have nothing to win but we've already lost sixty million dollars and counting, to name just one thing, and now we're enaged in three wars simultaneously, only one of which was justifiable.
    Helping others to seek freedom is always justifiable even if it's oil related.
    So quit crying snob and enjoy your freedom.

    I will DISAGREE with you not becuz I hate you but becus it's FUN.

    If I'm wrong, let me know why?
    I'm not afraid to admit my mistakes.


  10. #410
    Educator
    Ron Mars's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Central Virginia
    Last Seen
    02-01-14 @ 04:12 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Conservative
    Posts
    1,194

    Re: U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Hit Targets in Libya

    Quote Originally Posted by upsideguy View Post
    No, he has cleverly not put the US in position to be the aggressor in the mid-east and further terrorism as a result. Nice to see real diplomacy in action, its been awhile.
    Nonsense. He stated that Gaddafi must go and it appears the UN has bullied him out of it. We've heard nothing about 0bama's "Gaddafi must leave" policy lately. In fact the WH and military leaders are stating there is a time limit to the operations in Libya. This is a major mistake. Gaddafi is going to wait it out and this military campaign will be for nothing.

    Cleverly? Sitting on his hands for weeks waiting for political cover from the UN while Gaddafi slaughtered innocent people was clever of 0bama? I doubt the people of Libya would agree.

    If this was the right decision today than it was the right decision weeks ago.
    The national security of the United States can never be left in the hands of liberals.

Page 41 of 75 FirstFirst ... 31394041424351 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •