View Poll Results: Which is worse

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  • Drone strikes that result in innocent people getting killed in countries we are not at war with .

    18 42.86%
  • Enhanced interrogation/torture of terrorists?

    7 16.67%
  • Both are equally bad.

    15 35.71%
  • I do not know

    2 4.76%
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    Which is worse?

    Which is worse

    Drone strikes that result in innocent people getting killed in countries we are not at war with .
    Enhanced interrogation/torture of terrorists?
    Both are equally bad.
    I do not know


    I am sure that by now everyone on this forum has heard about the biased partisan hack CIA report by liberal politicians unless they have been living under a rock for the past couple of days. It seems to me that if these same people going to be outraged over terrorists being water boarded and other ****. Then shouldn't they be even more outraged over innocent people getting killed in drone strikes in countries we are not even at war with? Because after the enhanced interrogation/torture is over the terrorist is still alive, the innocent people that were killed by the drone are not alive.
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    Re: Which is worse?

    I answered "Both are equally bad" only because we shouldn't do either.

    More innocent children have died as a result of drone strikes than members of ISIS were tortured via pornographic pictures. I guess it depends on where your outrage priorities are...and which party is commenting on the actions. The Democrats have done a fine job here in stirring up the outrage from their followers. I'm sure the next $40 million that the Democrats spend will be focused on ending the unnecessary killings of innocent children by the drone strikes.
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    Re: Which is worse?

    I think America is better than either of those options and they are both bad. We need to just get the hell out of there, well everywhere, and worry about our own for a change.
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    Re: Which is worse?

    meh, it's war ...declared or not. Win or lose, one lives and dies with the consequences.

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    Re: Which is worse?

    I said both are equally bad, especially since I have zero confidence every single person tortured was in fact a terrorist.

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    Re: Which is worse?

    "All is fair in love and war"........
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    Re: Which is worse?

    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    I think America is better than either of those options and they are both bad. We need to just get the hell out of there, well everywhere, and worry about our own for a change.
    Good morning, americanwoman.

    I agree 100 percent! These people have been killing each other over religious differences for over 1,300 years, and we are not going to change that. How we got duped into joining this fray remains a concern for me, and taking sides is one of the worse decisions that has ever been made, IMO. And we are supposed to try to understand them? If I ran the universe, I would see to it that a mile-deep canyon encircled the entire ME, so they would be completely cut off from the rest of the world, and let them destroy their own civilization, as they see fit, without our help. I feel sorry for the innocents that are dying, especially the children, in this power struggle, but we will be blamed by their propaganda machine for everything that is going on over there, so we become a target since we have become the aggressor! Nice trap we walked into! :

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    Re: Which is worse?

    Water boarding has never killed anyone.

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    Re: Which is worse?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Which is worse

    Drone strikes that result in innocent people getting killed in countries we are not at war with .
    Enhanced interrogation/torture of terrorists?
    Both are equally bad.
    I do not know


    I am sure that by now everyone on this forum has heard about the biased partisan hack CIA report by liberal politicians unless they have been living under a rock for the past couple of days. It seems to me that if these same people going to be outraged over terrorists being water boarded and other ****. Then shouldn't they be even more outraged over innocent people getting killed in drone strikes in countries we are not even at war with? Because after the enhanced interrogation/torture is over the terrorist is still alive, the innocent people that were killed by the drone are not alive.
    When the drone strikes first began, I supported them and felt it was a good response to terrorists, especially the bombers that were in Pakistani enclaves and protected by the Pakistani ISI. Since the huge collaterol damage deaths have been made public, my feelings have changed. These collaterol damage targets are on TV when the event transpires so one cannot claim mechanical or technical error as is often done with aerial bombing that strikes civilian targets. I'm even against the aerial bombing because USA policy starts wars by bombing civilian infrastructures to create distress among the civilians hoping that will create anger against their allegedely evil rulers. We are the evil, no question about it. I suspect that this drone program is the major reason Obama doesn't want to prosecute torturors. Blowback from the next administration, eh? Never forget. "War is good business, and business is good."

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    Re: Which is worse?

    Since the Committee Democrats put this report out, I take it that not a single Democrat ever voted in favor of this program?
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