View Poll Results: What should Obama do about the captured Nigerian girls

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  • Go in and find the girls right away without help from any other nation

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  • Get approval from congress then act

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  • Just help the goverment where the girs live

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Thread: Should prez Obama try to free those captured girls in Nigeria

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    Re: Should prez Obama try to free those captured girls in Nigeria

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    We should get Congressional approval and then only go in if Nigeria asks for help.

    The USA would not stand for another nation to come in and deal with Waco for us.
    Maybe Putin will help us out with this Bundy character!


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    This issue has been plowed more times than Paris Hilton.
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    Too bad we have to observe human rights.

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    Re: Should prez Obama try to free those captured girls in Nigeria

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    In this case, it's not about making friends. It's about sending a loud-and-clear message that if you kidnap 300 children? Thunder, lightening, and all hell will break loose on you and yours.
    Hey Moot

    These girls are up for sale. It's nothing but the slave trade.

    The slave trade has been going on in Africa for hundreds of years now. Every day girls in Africa are kidnapped and sold, usually into slavery or the sex trades.

    Black African Muslims have been abducting their fellow Africans for centuries and selling them into slavery. Most black Americans could follow their roots and it was a black African who captured their ancestors and sold them to some Dutch slave trader and they were put on a ship and brought to the Americas.

    >"Recently, we have seen the revival of the once thriving slave trade routes across West Africa, after a lapse of 25 years. Slavers have reappeared following the old slave trade routes, except that trucks, jeeps and modern four-wheel drive vehicles and, on occasions, aircraft, have replaced the camels. The slavers often carry mobile telephones.

    Some things, however, have not changed. Cunning, deceit, the use of drugs to subdue the children and the whip still remain part of the essential equipment of the professional slaver.

    The trade involves most states in sub-Saharan West Africa.

    The children are kidnapped or purchased for $20 - $70 each by slavers in poorer states, such as Benin and Togo, and sold into slavery in sex dens or as unpaid domestic servants for $350.00 each in wealthier oil-rich states, such as Nigeria and Gabon.

    These children are bought and sold as slaves. They are denied an education, the chance to play or to use toys like other children, and the right to a future. Their lives are at the mercy of their masters, and suicide is often the only escape.

    The material in this report is based on a Mission to West Africa by the Society's Secretary-General, supplemented by material from Cleophas Mally of WAO-Afrique..."< The modern West African slave trade

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    Re: Should prez Obama try to free those captured girls in Nigeria

    Quote Originally Posted by plutonium View Post
    What do you think he should do?
    Do nothing,its none of our business.Yeah part of me says Obama should send in a special ops team and put a bullet in every terrorist' head, but we shouldn't be the world's police.Pressure china, Russia or some other countries to save these girls.
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    Re: Should prez Obama try to free those captured girls in Nigeria

    Quote Originally Posted by Lursa View Post
    Projecting what? If that's not what you mean, feel free to clarify. It was a bit harsh but that's how it read.

    Or...own it. Up to you.
    No, it's how you interpreted it. Read it again in a calm and neutral voice in your head and stop projecting your interpretations of what people say as opposed to what they say.

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    Re: Should prez Obama try to free those captured girls in Nigeria

    Quote Originally Posted by Sababa View Post
    ONly some Muslims. You know that there have been Muslim countries with women PResidents right?

    Actually they are valuable as they were likely kidnapped for sale.

    Actually there is a ton the US can do.
    I'm sure they'll trade each one for a camel or whatever the exchange is. I'm not trying to be cynical but you assume that these 200 had some sort of "special" value where as no, that's not the case... it's not like they need to kidnap these 200. they kidnap people all the time, especially children. And the men are put to become child soldiers and the women and sold off to muslims... ah, I mean pedophiles... no wait, muslims is correct... who want to do what Mohammed did and marry juveniles.

    Like what? Send in the troops? Where to? All of africa because you don't know where they are.

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    Re: Should prez Obama try to free those captured girls in Nigeria

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Do nothing,its none of our business.Yeah part of me says Obama should send in a special ops team and put a bullet in every terrorist' head, but we shouldn't be the world's police.Pressure china, Russia or some other countries to save these girls.
    It's our business because we live in this world. My sense of morality doesn't stop at some imaginary lines on a map. This is an especially unique and grievous affront to civilization and if we can do something to rectify it we should.

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    Re: Should prez Obama try to free those captured girls in Nigeria

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    Re: Should prez Obama try to free those captured girls in Nigeria

    basically do nothing.
    verbally condemn the action.

    We are not/should not be the world police.

    if the US got involved and the girls were rescued, what would Nigeria people think of the US in 10 years?
    if the US got involved and it turned out to be a tragic even, what would Nigeria people think of the US in 10 years?
    imo, most people from Nigeria won't care one way or another about the US.

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    Re: Should prez Obama try to free those captured girls in Nigeria

    Quote Originally Posted by Rainman05 View Post
    No, it's how you interpreted it. Read it again in a calm and neutral voice in your head and stop projecting your interpretations of what people say as opposed to what they say.
    "Projecting" is when you impose your own views on others. I certainly did/do not look at those women that way.

    And you clarified you did not, so you can unbunch your panties now.
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    A murderer putting a bullet through someone's brain is a medical procedure too.

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    Re: Should prez Obama try to free those captured girls in Nigeria

    Quote Originally Posted by Paschendale View Post
    We should do something. Humanitarian aid is one of the few areas where international intervention is morally acceptable.
    Define something.

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