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Amigo



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THIS has to be read to be believed.

Post Fri Sep 14, 2007 3:21 am   View user's profile Send private message
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My take is. It is a small price to pay compared to sitting on our laurels
doing naught. Allowing Al Queda, and whatever other U.S. hating group
to bomb, hijack, or otherwise cause destruction and death, to many more
Americans.

His statement was taken out of context, exaggerated upon, and made to
look callous.
I hold the person who would do such, in greater distain, than
this boner idiot.

He merely chose his words poorly, we all do at times.
But he is a politician so that automatically makes him a dick, just as his
name implys. Just like the author of the article. Nuff said.
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Post Fri Sep 14, 2007 8:48 am   View user's profile Send private message
Amigo



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fortune cookie wrote:
My take is. It is a small price to pay compared to sitting on our laurels doing naught. Allowing Al Queda, and whatever other U.S. hating group to bomb, hijack, or otherwise cause destruction and death, to many more Americans.[...]


Yeah, sure. And that's why our soldiers are dying in Iraq which had absolutely nothing to do with 9/11. Give me a fucking break!

Post Fri Sep 14, 2007 8:55 am   View user's profile Send private message
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You do the same as the author of the article did.
Refrain, it doesn't become you.
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Post Fri Sep 14, 2007 10:10 pm   View user's profile Send private message
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Amigo wrote:

Give me a fucking break!


Is that like a smoke break?

Won't your wife object? Wink



Yeah, it'd be nice to have a mandated fucking break every day,
seems like I've heard about that somewhere before...

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Amigo



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fortune cookie wrote:
You do the same as the author of the article did.
Refrain, it doesn't become you.


Not a chance, FC. Especially when you say something as stupid as, "My take is. It is a small price to pay compared to sitting on our laurels doing naught. Allowing Al Queda, and whatever other U.S. hating group to bomb, hijack, or otherwise cause destruction and death, to many more Americans."

That's the same idiocy reflected by, "Support Our Troops" magnets, and the brainless insistence that Iraq was responsible for 9/11.

If American lives have to be lost, let them at least be lost fighting against the right enemy.

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His statement was taken out of context, exaggerated upon, and made to
look callous.
I hold the person who would do such, in greater distain, than
this boner idiot.


With all due respect, FC, I heard the original interview on NPR, and that is an EXACT quote, not something taken out of context. Just sayin'... besides, Kerry at least put the uniform on and did more in it than snort coke pose for photo ops.
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deb



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Amigo wrote:

If American lives have to be lost, let them at least be lost fighting against the right enemy.


Your point would be stronger by removing the hypothetical. American lives do not have to be lost. There is no room for "if" in this war. I believe that has been your point all along.
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Amigo wrote:
fortune cookie wrote:
You do the same as the author of the article did.
Refrain, it doesn't become you.


Not a chance, FC. Especially when you say something as stupid as, "My take is. It is a small price to pay compared to sitting on our laurels doing naught. Allowing Al Queda, and whatever other U.S. hating group to bomb, hijack, or otherwise cause destruction and death, to many more Americans."

That's the same idiocy reflected by, "Support Our Troops" magnets, and the brainless insistence that Iraq was responsible for 9/11.

If American lives have to be lost, let them at least be lost fighting against the right enemy.


I do not concur with the man.
If you would actually take the time to read my entire post, you might
notice my reference to him as a dick.
Where I come from, that is not a compliment.
An opinion of you, I may begin to form as well.
I merely gave my thoughts on what he meant. Hence "MY TAKE".
I had a whole "Kiss my ass" themed rant for you.
But you would no doubt misconstrue it, and think I was coming on to you.
Thank you very much. Have fun.
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I was not in favor of putting ground troops in Afghanistan as I felt we could move their rocks around well enough from afar. I never felt that we had any business going into Iraq. Why fuck with people that don't use a "U" after a "Q"? You're just asking for trouble.

That said, we as a nation did in fact go there (Iraq) and change the way they handled their daily affairs. Along the way, our leadership has changed the "whys" of our involvement many times, of which we are all aware. Today, as we sit and argue, point fingers and libel one another, more Iraqis die annually, and have less security, electricity, running water, jobs, etc. than before we went to set them free of Saddam.

My question is, do we have a moral obligation, as a nation, to stay until these people are as secure in their daily lives as they were before we decided to change their leadership? Or do we collectively wash our hands saying, "You guys got your freedom to vote. Work it out, we're outta here"?
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fortune cookie wrote:
[...]I do not concur with the man.
If you would actually take the time to read my entire post, you might
notice my reference to him as a dick.
Where I come from, that is not a compliment.
An opinion of you, I may begin to form as well.
I merely gave my thoughts on what he meant. Hence "MY TAKE".
I had a whole "Kiss my ass" themed rant for you.
But you would no doubt misconstrue it, and think I was coming on to you.
Thank you very much. Have fun.


Regardless of how you now try to "spin" your statement, the core of it remains, "My take is. It is a small price to pay compared to sitting on our laurels doing naught. Allowing Al Queda, and whatever other U.S. hating group to bomb, hijack, or otherwise cause destruction and death, to many more Americans."

And it's just that kind of mentality that got us into this quagmire in the first place.

As to the opinion you may be forming of me as well, I could not give a rat's ass.

Post Sun Sep 16, 2007 3:44 am   View user's profile Send private message
Amigo



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dougp wrote:
[...]My question is, do we have a moral obligation, as a nation, to stay until these people are as secure in their daily lives as they were before we decided to change their leadership? Or do we collectively wash our hands saying, "You guys got your freedom to vote. Work it out, we're outta here"?


Since this "war' was begun based on immoral principles, and given that the only reason there was ever any stability in their country was because it was ruled by a dictator, unless we are ready to fill that role indefinitely, a "moral obligation" is a moot point.

Will we leave? Not a chance.

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Amigo wrote:

Regardless of how you now try to "spin" your statement, the core of it remains, "My take is. It is a small price to pay compared to sitting on our laurels doing naught. Allowing Al Queda, and whatever other U.S. hating group to bomb, hijack, or otherwise cause destruction and death, to many more Americans."

And it's just that kind of mentality that got us into this quagmire in the first place.

As to the opinion you may be forming of me as well, I could not give a rat's ass.



I try to "spin" nothing.
Where I come from, the phrase "My Take" means, my understanding of
this is.. and you state what it is you believe to understand. It does in no way
convey an accord.

It does however speak volumes of yourself, to hold fast a misinterpretation,
even when explained to you.
I was wrong you're not a dick, that would imply a maturity you so obviously
lack.
A dick could admit they were wrong, you sir are void of the intestional
fortitude required to do so.
Again, Thank you, have fun. fc
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Post Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:33 am   View user's profile Send private message
Amigo



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fortune cookie wrote:
[...]

I try to "spin" nothing.
Where I come from, the phrase "My Take" means, my understanding of
this is.. and you state what it is you believe to understand. It does in no way
convey an accord.

It does however speak volumes of yourself, to hold fast a misinterpretation,
even when explained to you.
I was wrong you're not a dick, that would imply a maturity you so obviously
lack.
A dick could admit they were wrong, you sir are void of the intestional
fortitude required to do so.
Again, Thank you, have fun. fc


To hell with spin, now you're just being laughable...and sadly pathetic.

Your so-called "take' was made very clear by the remark, "His statement was taken out of context, exaggerated upon, and made to look callous."

I misrepresented nothing, but took strong exception to the ridiculousness of your defense.

Well, just let me repeat, in case it didn't sink in the first time, "as to the opinion you may be forming of me as well," I could not give a rat's ass.

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You could "not give a rats ass", and yet you persist.
You're not actually John Kerry are you?
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