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Horrific picture emerges of besieged Syrian town
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Posted on 05/16/2011 7:50:17 PM PDT by nuconvert

WADI KHALED, Lebanon – Using horses and mules to carry their possessions, Syrians crossed a shallow river Monday to reach safety in Lebanon with tales of a "catastrophic" scene back home: sectarian killings, gunmen carrying out execution-style slayings and the stench of decomposing bodies in the streets.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alawites; axisofterror; basharassad; israel; lebanon; syria; syrianprotests; talkalakh; waronterror

1 posted on 05/16/2011 7:50:24 PM PDT by nuconvert
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To: nuconvert

The dead won’t be burning any more Christian churches I guess. Over sixty have been torched by the Islamists since this uprising started.


2 posted on 05/16/2011 7:52:53 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: nuconvert

No “no fly zone” for you...


3 posted on 05/16/2011 8:01:02 PM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: nuconvert

Why would anyone be surprised by this crackdown by Assad? The only thing that seems off to me is that this is taking as long as it is for him to shut this down. He is a brutal thug after all.


4 posted on 05/16/2011 8:02:38 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: nuconvert
Another source told ICC that protesters in Duma, a suburb of Damascus, were last week heard shouting: "Alawites to the grave and Christians to Beirut!"

http://www.coptsunited.com/Details.php?I=428&A=3583

5 posted on 05/16/2011 8:08:45 PM PDT by fso301
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To: nuconvert

Syria gets a pass while Libya gets bombed - hmmmmm?

Mel


6 posted on 05/16/2011 8:08:51 PM PDT by melsec
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To: nuconvert

What??? Impossible ... according to the Islamists and their sycophants in the press and on the left it is only the Joooos who kill Arabs. </sarcasm>


7 posted on 05/16/2011 8:09:14 PM PDT by crusadersoldier
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To: nuconvert

I once listened to a Muslim try and tell me they were more moral then Americans in his country. So far I can’t figure out what Muslim country he was talking about, I keep scratching countries off the list, it must not of been Syria.


8 posted on 05/16/2011 8:09:14 PM PDT by dog breath
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To: nuconvert
putting up barbed wire to protect themselves from stray bullets

If there's a place in the world where such a thought passes for good sense, I suppose it would have to be among 7th century Islamics.

HF

9 posted on 05/16/2011 8:11:22 PM PDT by holden
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To: nuconvert

Yes, because the world always needs more “horrific” pictures thrown in our faces.


10 posted on 05/16/2011 8:14:58 PM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: nuconvert
Syrians crossed a shallow river Monday to reach safety in Lebanon with tales of a "catastrophic" scene back home: sectarian killings, gunmen carrying out execution-style slayings and the stench of decomposing bodies in the streets.

And that was BEFORE they started rioting in the streets...

HEY SYRIA!!

Here's some cheese to go with that whine!


11 posted on 05/16/2011 8:15:51 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: melsec
Libya gets bombed because Qudafi "betrayed" his Islamic nuclear bomb program to George Bush, after seeing W go after Saddam Hussein.

Islamics like ours in the WH can never forgive such a sin.

Syria is still protecting Iraq's WMDs in caves in the Bekaa Valley.

HF

12 posted on 05/16/2011 8:16:18 PM PDT by holden
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To: nuconvert

...and according to Hillary Assad is a “reformer”.


13 posted on 05/16/2011 8:16:35 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: holden

Libya also helped to control Italy’s immigration problem.


14 posted on 05/16/2011 8:21:05 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

Thanks fso301.

G’night all, check out message #5.


15 posted on 05/16/2011 8:26:29 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: nuconvert

No wonder Mitchell packed it in.

Who could ever change these barbarians?


16 posted on 05/16/2011 8:39:47 PM PDT by Palladin (Sarah Palin in 2012!)
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To: dog breath

Islam, the original gutter “religion”.


17 posted on 05/16/2011 8:45:55 PM PDT by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: nuconvert
Wake me up when we get a Hama.
18 posted on 05/16/2011 9:01:45 PM PDT by rmlew (No Blood for Sarkozy's re-election and Union for the Mediterranean)
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To: holden

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gnp7XO0dUh4&feature=related

Told them too many hard truths about themselves, he did.


19 posted on 05/16/2011 9:21:14 PM PDT by Fred Nerks
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To: dog breath
"I once listened to a Muslim try and tell me they were more moral then Americans in his country."

Your Muslim friend may actually be correct. Muslims in general seem to stick to their moral philosophy more so than most western cultures.

The important point to remember is that while the concept of "morals" is universal, the actual "morals" are not. They are dependent on the religion or philosophical underpinnings one believes in. Christian and Muslim "morals" are not the same.

20 posted on 05/16/2011 9:38:41 PM PDT by sjmjax (Politicans are like bananas - they start out green, turn yellow, then rot.)
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To: nuconvert

Chit! I had to re-read this twice to make sure they weren’t talking about Detroit.


21 posted on 05/16/2011 9:55:37 PM PDT by RavenATB ("Destroy the family and you destroy the country!" ~Vladimir Lenin)
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To: dog breath
I once listened to a Muslim try and tell me they were more moral then Americans in his country.

Don't look now, but one Islamic Republic is trying to outlaw the body from which you emanate.

Iran: Dog Ownership to Be Outlawed Under Lawmakers' Plan

22 posted on 05/16/2011 10:04:12 PM PDT by 7MMmag
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To: melsec
Syria gets a pass while Libya gets bombed - hmmmmm?

In order to bomb Syria, one has to start a proxy or an actual war with the Mullahs’ regime in Iran. Those who removed Saddam & have bombed Libya so far, after 32 yrs, seem not to want to lock horns w/ current ragheads in Iran; at least not at present. I guess "raghead" mullahs are more difficult to ‘lock horns with’ anyway.. So, eccentric Ghaddafi, and easy to invade Libya appear to do, for now.

Not to worry. Eventually, they'll be forced to start a war with the Mullahs' regime in Iran.

23 posted on 05/16/2011 11:43:58 PM PDT by odds
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To: Fred Nerks

lol.. tremendous youtube clip re the speech of ‘eccentric’ Ghaddafi.

3 points I especially agree with: a) Arabs have lacked ‘unity’ (I’m being kind in choice of word ‘unity’ — ‘Stupid’ would be *slightly* more accurate). b) Iran cannot be avoided. c) It is, rather, HAS become a MESS.

My disagreement is “Arabs never occupied/invaded any land except we occupied Andalucia (southern Spain) unjustly which drove us out”. The Andalucia part is correct, tho Bedouin-Moslem-Arabs DID occupy other non-Arab land(s).


24 posted on 05/16/2011 11:44:14 PM PDT by odds
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To: sjmjax
How about ethics?
25 posted on 05/16/2011 11:59:26 PM PDT by odds
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To: Fred Nerks
The Islamic and Dim definition of truth equals whatever at any given juncture is perceived to be the cleverest thing it is in their interest to express.

HF

26 posted on 05/17/2011 12:43:45 AM PDT by holden
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To: odds

Yes I believe you are correct. We should let them sort their own crap out as far as I am concerned!

Drill and reap the oil that we have and give them as little money as possible.

Stop financing the Mooslims and their attempt at a worldwide Caliphate.

Mel


27 posted on 05/17/2011 1:52:28 AM PDT by melsec
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To: Parley Baer
“...and according to Hillary Assad is a “reformer”.”

I usually laugh when someone brings up her name.....but it always comes out like....cankle, cankle....I don't know, maybe it's just me.

Her statements are always comments of convenience.

28 posted on 05/17/2011 2:08:03 AM PDT by Puckster
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29 posted on 05/17/2011 5:49:31 AM PDT by SJackson (Normal people don't sit cross-legged on the floor and bang on drums, WI State Sen Glenn Grothman (R))
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To: nuconvert

As long as it’s Muslims killing Muslims, I’m ok with it.


30 posted on 05/17/2011 5:51:31 AM PDT by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: nuconvert

Bashir Assad’s father, Hafez Assad, murdered 20,000 people in the city of Homs. And why not? Nobody’s going to stop it. This administration has its hands full just trying to write a hushed complaint that isn’t too strongly worded.


31 posted on 05/17/2011 7:03:01 AM PDT by cookcounty (What's with rubbing in all the Anti-Mitch Cream?)
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To: nuconvert

Paging Hillary. Your favorite dictator’s body count is increasing dramatically.


32 posted on 05/17/2011 8:02:01 AM PDT by rod1
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To: nuconvert
Dang, it's bad.

I was hopeful( I wasn't online in the 90's on the 'net so I think I may have been a minority) and wanted in the 90's after Desert Storm to have soldiers amass on Syria's borders to keep Saddam's weapons from moving there and to keep the Iran>Syria>Hizbollah line stopped, also to protect the Kurds which as is now history were slaughtered by Saddam after the allies( all of them) oddly left. But of course wtf do I know. There was more to it than that; reasons I mean, Syria is a horrific nation.

I just hope now Israel deals that country a blow in which it'll never recover.

Obama will do nothing and declare victory. He's just that pres____ent a loser of a leader.

33 posted on 05/17/2011 8:30:57 AM PDT by Karliner (Now this is not the end. .... But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning, Churchill 1942)
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To: cookcounty

I heard it was 10,000 and the city was Hama. (My mother was from Homs, actually.)


34 posted on 05/17/2011 8:56:37 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Karliner

The thing is, in the 90’s Saddam was against Syria. Infact Saddam was arming the lebanese army(backed by most christians) while it was fighting off the syrians. Syria was onboard with GW1 and got everyone else to butt out of lebanon, where it exiled one christian leader, assassinated another and jailed the remaining christian leader because he refused to take part in a puppet government. So basically in GW1, I dont think there was a threat that he would move his weapons to syria, given that saddam was a longtime enemy of Bashar al assad, also given syrias close ties to iran and the fact that saddam had just come out of a long and bloody war with iran in 1988 its doubtful that there was any cooperation in GW 1 over weapons transfers.


35 posted on 05/17/2011 10:11:54 AM PDT by hannibaal
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To: hannibaal

correction: Saddam was a longtime enemy of HAFEZ al assad. Bashar is his son and current leader.


36 posted on 05/17/2011 10:14:53 AM PDT by hannibaal
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To: nuconvert

The European/Obama pronouncements that they have a “right” and even a “right under international law” to bomb Libya are shown to be pure hypocrisy and self-serving convenient props for picking and choosing where they will/must “take action” and where they can’t/won’t.

Am I entirely opposed to ALL the actions in support of the rebels in Libya? NO.

Just don’t tell me “international law” or a vote at the U.N. or any other prop identifies a “right” for that action.

It is neither a “right” nor a wrong.

A nation either finds it in THEIR interest to take such actions, or they don’t. End of story.

The rest of the moral relativist pronouncements about what gives anyone a “right” to justify such actions is pure nonsense.


37 posted on 05/17/2011 11:06:47 AM PDT by Wuli
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To: Wuli

This is a real challenge for nobama and his “WTF” foreign policy. Just who the heck is he supposed to drone/bomb to death? Maybe if he flew AF1 over Syria and dropped his Nobel Peace Prize on their heads that would help.


38 posted on 05/17/2011 5:43:17 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: nuconvert

Ah, the Middle East.

What’s a day without more horror stories emerging from that forsaken place?


39 posted on 05/17/2011 5:50:11 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: arrogantsob

Too bad about the churches. They are literally some of the oldest Christian churches on earth.


40 posted on 05/17/2011 6:46:15 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

It is possible Paul actually visited one or more of them.


41 posted on 05/17/2011 7:16:23 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: dog breath
I once listened to a Muslim try and tell me they were more moral then Americans in his country.

He was probably right, as long as you keep in mind that he was defining "moral" as "acting in accordance with Quranic doctrine". In Islam, killing infidels is moral.

42 posted on 05/17/2011 7:25:01 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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