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    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    It makes sense that in any war there will be civilian casualties. The best we can do is to try to minimize them. My definition of "massacre" would be an intentional mass killing, which this was not.
    That's a good point. If you don't drop bombs or send missiles, no deaths! How could bombing be anything but malevolent. However, by definition this mayhem would be an intentional mass killing. Bombs and rockets are for killing and maiming people. This isn't sport. It isn't killing with surgical precision. Bottom line is that if you "might" kill civilians, don't do it. If you are claiming you are preventing civilian deaths by your adversary, you occupy the throne of maximum hypocrisy.

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    It's a ****ING WAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What the hell do people expect, a tea party with white gloves?
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    Re: Libya-Civilian deaths-Russia

    Quote Originally Posted by DaveFagan View Post
    That's a good point. If you don't drop bombs or send missiles, no deaths! How could bombing be anything but malevolent. However, by definition this mayhem would be an intentional mass killing. Bombs and rockets are for killing and maiming people. This isn't sport. It isn't killing with surgical precision. Bottom line is that if you "might" kill civilians, don't do it. If you are claiming you are preventing civilian deaths by your adversary, you occupy the throne of maximum hypocrisy.
    So, you would prefer to see Ghaddafy free to intentionally massacre thousands or perhaps even tens of thousands of people?

    I get a kick out of the liberal side who whines about so-called collective punishment when it relates to Israel and the people in Gaza but when the UN authorizes the prevention of an Arab dictator from carrying out collective punishment against the people of Benghazi and other cities, they whine about a small number of accidental deaths from the bombing.

    Yes, those deaths are lementable, but acceptable considering the alternative...
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    Re: Libya-Civilian deaths-Russia

    Quote Originally Posted by ludahai View Post
    So, you would prefer to see Ghaddafy free to intentionally massacre thousands or perhaps even tens of thousands of people?

    I get a kick out of the liberal side who whines about so-called collective punishment when it relates to Israel and the people in Gaza but when the UN authorizes the prevention of an Arab dictator from carrying out collective punishment against the people of Benghazi and other cities, they whine about a small number of accidental deaths from the bombing.
    Yes, those deaths are lementable, but acceptable considering the alternative...
    As the leader of the country, it is Qaddaffi's job to quell insurrection, treason, incited riots as a public service and necessity. Libya has OIL and if you think this is an issue of morality and an evil dictator, you have swallowed the pablum that the Mass Manipulating Media has sold you and think you are in touch with truth. The truth is that big money scumbags want to get control of the OIL from a lesser scumbag. The CIA incited the riots, not the Libyan people. Wake up! The USA has a $700 billion defense, offense military budget because wars make big money for big money. Any war. That's why they are popular.

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    Only one appropriate response to this post...

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