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WOW!… Ted Turner: I Think It’s “Good” U.S. Troops are Killing Themselves (Video)
Gateway Pundit ^ | 10-25-2012 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 10/25/2012 12:29:19 PM PDT by servo1969

Ted Turner was on with Piers Morgan last night.
He said, “I think it’s good U.S. troops are killing themselves.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnLdgAfX9tw

CNN posted the transcript:

TURNER: It’s time to put war and conflict behind us and move on, and start acting like civilized, educated human beings.

MORGAN: You made the point to me in the break there, more American servicemen have –

TURNER: — are dying now from suicide over there than are dying in combat.

MORGAN: That’s shocking, isn’t it?

TURNER: Well, what — no, I think it’s — I think it’s good, because it’s so clear that we’re programmed and we’re born to love and help each other, not to kill each other, to destroy each other. That’s an aberration. That’s left over from hundreds of years ago. It’s time for to us start acting enlightened.



TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: nwo; socialism; suicide; tedturner; un; war
Yes, all the people who came before us were so stupid. We're better than our ancestors. Hell, they didn't even have cable TV. What a bunch of morons.

Wait, does that mean the soldiers committing suicide are the most enlightened?
1 posted on 10/25/2012 12:29:25 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Some fine day we will wake up to the happy news that Ted Turner has killed himself.


2 posted on 10/25/2012 12:33:12 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: servo1969

Change the party of the president in power, and the story changes. The only reason this a$$whole said what he did is that there is a democrat in the White House.


3 posted on 10/25/2012 12:34:27 PM PDT by I want the USA back
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To: servo1969

these idiots are the ones supporting BHusseinO in destroying jobs, the American economy, and of course our defenses

relax, Hussein’s (and Hillary’s, this being what they share).....MuslimBrothers pals .....will soon step out from behind their cover (BHO, Hillary, etc.) and take over directly

then you can use your American flag for a prayer rug


4 posted on 10/25/2012 12:34:42 PM PDT by faithhopecharity
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To: servo1969

There is a price to pay for treason. This Turner scumbag is way over due.


5 posted on 10/25/2012 12:35:10 PM PDT by Patriot365
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Agreed.. Ted is an SOB and this comment from him isn’t surprising.


6 posted on 10/25/2012 12:35:10 PM PDT by tje
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To: servo1969
Obama Supporter Ted Turner.

Ted Turner on CBS October 18, 2012 : " Ted Turner: "I like Obama's policies better"


7 posted on 10/25/2012 12:35:15 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: servo1969

I believe the increased suicide rate is directly related to the illogical rules of engagement and the kid gloves that terrorists have to be treated with.


8 posted on 10/25/2012 12:35:35 PM PDT by greatvikingone
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To: servo1969

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3B7xXg9HCZA


9 posted on 10/25/2012 12:35:53 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: servo1969

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3B7xXg9HCZA


10 posted on 10/25/2012 12:35:59 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: tje

Just the latest in a long line of stupid things Ted had said. Won’t be the last.


11 posted on 10/25/2012 12:37:49 PM PDT by matt04
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To: greatvikingone

Oddly enough, we’re seeing more with service members who have NOT deployed.


12 posted on 10/25/2012 12:40:51 PM PDT by AbnSarge
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To: servo1969

Maybe one will take you along for the ride, Ted.


13 posted on 10/25/2012 12:42:11 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ( For AMERICA's sake: Vote for the Mormon, NOT the muslim; The Capitalist, NOT the Communist! FUBO!)
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To: servo1969

Since Ted is so ‘enlightened’ and full of love and help, I think he should be our next ambassador to Libya. He could teach those folks to be just like him.


14 posted on 10/25/2012 12:43:54 PM PDT by texas_mrs
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To: greatvikingone
With every war there is an increase in suicide among combat troops and recent returnees. The current conflict is not unusual in that regard. Turner is probably igonrant of this and is misusing it to spew his usual gibberish.
15 posted on 10/25/2012 12:48:05 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: servo1969

Well, Captain Outrageous DID marry Hanoi Jane!

What does that tell you?


16 posted on 10/25/2012 12:49:33 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: servo1969
Right, and everyone knows how civilized, enlighten ted and peace-loving the Afghan’s where before WE went there and messed up their country!

It's a shame, really!

17 posted on 10/25/2012 12:52:48 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: servo1969
enlightened [ɪnˈlaɪtənd] adj 1. factually well-informed, tolerant of alternative opinions, and guided by rational thought an enlightened administration enlightened self-interest 2. privy to or claiming a sense of spiritual or religious revelation of truth an enlightened spiritual master Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003---------------------------------------------------- Bold type mine.......what the heck does that even mean Ted.. "we need to start ACTING enlightedned?"
18 posted on 10/25/2012 1:08:48 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: servo1969

One more thing...in 1998 the Braves played the San Diego Padres for a chance to go to the world series. I lived in San Diego area at the time and watched the games on TV. I remember vividly at one point during the game (it was in SD) the Braves scored and the camera went to Ted and Jane who were in the crowd.

He stood up and took off his baseball cap and was rubbing it in the face of the Padre fans.........the funniest thing was when the Padres beat the Braves Ted and Jane (the camera caught them as they left) were leaving and didn’t look a bit happy.....It was a great moment and heck quite the good memory too!


19 posted on 10/25/2012 1:16:03 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: texas_mrs

I think he should be our next ambassador to Libya.

Ohhh yes. And, he can take his equally as dumb @ssed ex-wife Jane with him. They can get some pointers on how to get along over their from their friend Obama.


20 posted on 10/25/2012 1:20:15 PM PDT by Bitsy
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To: servo1969
TURNER: "It’s time to put war and conflict behind us and move on, and start acting like civilized, educated human beings."

You always hear stuff like this come from the mouths of people who neither respect nor understand the need to defend yourself. They live in a bullish**t utopian world, where everyone is as smart, generous and kind as they are, and the only need for self-defense is desired by chest-thumping/testosterone-soaked primitives who can only feel empowered by the ability to destroy people and things.

THAT is their world view.

And the "primitives" they deride as stupid and uncivilized keep their mouths shut and let them get away with it.

And that is the way it stays until (place the name of your favorite dictator here; Hitler, Pol Pot, King George, you name it) shows up with a gun to their heads and a hobnailed boot on their necks.

Then they cry for salvation, both to God who they formerly had no use for, and to their fellow man, who they had no need of until now. Funny how that happens.

And, like WWII, the ones who went out and did the fighting and dying to protect the pussies who had the boot on their neck, were later ridiculed and viewed with contempt by those same people once they felt safe again.

Worse, those SAME people would then have hearings to determine why we were so caught off guard and unprepared.

These people, like Ted Turner, MAKE ME WANT TO PUKE.

21 posted on 10/25/2012 1:24:35 PM PDT by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: servo1969; SLB

This is one of the few times in my life that I am speechless. I really don’t know how to respond to this.


22 posted on 10/25/2012 1:29:29 PM PDT by Stonewall Jackson ( "I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.")
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To: servo1969

The video is worse than the transcript. He almost says “I think it’s terrific” before he stops himself.


23 posted on 10/25/2012 1:38:43 PM PDT by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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To: servo1969

He’d better hope he never runs into a service member or veteran in an airport or on the street, unless he has a whole platoon of bodyguards, which I doubt.


24 posted on 10/25/2012 1:47:03 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: servo1969

That dinosaur is still ticking?


25 posted on 10/25/2012 2:23:49 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: servo1969

I’m so glad I saw this. Thank you Ted Turner. I’ve said and done some really stupid things in my life but now Ted has made me look like a freaking genius. Nothing like setting a record for STOOPID.


26 posted on 10/25/2012 2:34:57 PM PDT by EandH Dad (sleeping giants wake up REALLY grumpy)
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To: servo1969
Wait, does that mean the soldiers committing suicide are the most enlightened?

Yep, that's what he's saying.

Old Ted lives in La-La land where the realities of life are trumped by lavender skies, loving unicorns with bows in their hair, and idiots singing coke cola songs while holding hands. CNN is his brain child - have you noticed how well their doing now that they have competition? CNN's last in everything, right? So is Ted.

27 posted on 10/25/2012 2:39:05 PM PDT by GOPJ ('TRUTH is the Enemy of Democrat Thuggishness: Spread it like Napalm!' w/apology to Eric Allen Bell)
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