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Clare Daly, Irish Politician, Slams Obama As 'War Criminal' In Parliament
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=M_-Ie6JQquM ^

Posted on 06/21/2013 2:33:27 PM PDT by Durbin

"Is this person going for the hypocrite of the century award? Because we have to call things by their right names, and the reality is that by any serious examination, this man is a war criminal."

"This is the man who has facilitated a 200 percent increase in the use of drones, which have killed thousands of people including hundreds of children,"

"There isn't much peace in Iraq, Afghanistan, or Pakistan, and there certainly isn't much peace in Syria"


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: nobelpeaceprize; sourcetitlenoturl

1 posted on 06/21/2013 2:33:27 PM PDT by Durbin
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To: Durbin

AS much as I despise Hussein — killing bad guys with drones is NOT a war crime.


2 posted on 06/21/2013 2:36:31 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Durbin
But, but, but Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize for what he would for the world! As far as I can tell, this woman is right. Thanks to Obama and American taxpayer monies, the Middle East is on fire.
3 posted on 06/21/2013 2:37:18 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: Durbin
That oughta' really confuse the Lefties: "But! But! He's one of us! He's a liberal! Liberals can't be 'war criminals', only conservatives!"
4 posted on 06/21/2013 2:39:12 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Durbin
I saw it.As she continued to speak it seems to me that she sounded more and more like a worthless European Communist punk who was slamming Osama Obama because he wasn't acting *enough* like a Commie.Just because someone (particularly a European) slams Osama Obama that doesn't necessarily made him/her a respectable individual.Remember....Hitler had some pretty unkind things to say about Stalin.
5 posted on 06/21/2013 2:39:46 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: jeffc

This woman is a bit of a nut but she’s right.


6 posted on 06/21/2013 2:40:03 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Gay State Conservative

“As she continued to speak it seems to me that she sounded more and more like a worthless European Communist punk who was slamming Osama Obama because he wasn’t acting *enough* like a Commie”

I agree, just thought it was interesting to see the shift in opinion from 5 years ago.


7 posted on 06/21/2013 2:44:54 PM PDT by Durbin
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To: Durbin

Here’s the wiki definition. By this definition Obama is not a “war criminal.” (Not even close.)

A war crime is a serious violation of the laws applicable in armed conflict (also known as international humanitarian law) giving rise to individual criminal responsibility. Examples of war crimes include “murder, the ill-treatment or deportation of civilian residents of an occupied territory to slave labor camps,” “the murder or ill-treatment of prisoners of war,” the killing of prisoners, “the wanton destruction of cities, towns and villages, and any devastation not justified by military, or civilian necessity.”[1]

Similar concepts, such as perfidy, have existed for many centuries as customs between civilized countries, but these customs were first codified as international law in the Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907. The modern concept of a war crime was further developed under the auspices of the Nuremberg Trials based on the definition in the London Charter that was published on August 8, 1945. (Also see Nuremberg Principles.) Along with war crimes the charter also defined crimes against peace and crimes against humanity, which are often committed during wars and in concert with war crimes.

Article 22 of The Hague IV (”Laws of War: Laws and Customs of War on Land (Hague IV); October 18, 1907”) states that “The right of belligerents to adopt means of injuring the enemy is not unlimited”[2] and over the last century many other treaties have introduced positive laws that place constraints on belligerents (see International treaties on the laws of war). Some of the provisions, such as those in The Hague, the Geneva, and Genocide Conventions, are considered to be part of customary international law, and are binding on all.[3][4] Others are only binding on individuals if the belligerent power to which they belong is a party to the treaty which introduced the constraint.


8 posted on 06/21/2013 2:45:40 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Durbin

She reminds me of one of those women in pink people. Who was she talking about when she mentioned Michelle Obama meeting some anti-tax guy?


9 posted on 06/21/2013 2:58:54 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: BenLurkin

Killing non-combatant bystanders indiscriminately, including children, is certainly some kind of crime.


10 posted on 06/21/2013 3:01:09 PM PDT by Romulus
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To: Durbin

SHURE N BEGHORRAH IF SHE aint a butt ugly one now...sure n she’s after a typical liberal lass devoid of beauty both inside and out....


11 posted on 06/21/2013 3:08:12 PM PDT by jimsin
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To: Durbin

I am just not feeling the love.....


12 posted on 06/21/2013 3:11:40 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: Durbin; BenLurkin; Gen.Blather; Romulus
Indiscriminate compared to what? Drone strikes are a lot more specific than the bombing of cities in WWII, but a lot less specific than arrest and trial.

That said, Obama is certainly in the running for hypocrite of the century, and Daly for idiot of the year.

13 posted on 06/21/2013 3:13:07 PM PDT by omega4412
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To: Gay State Conservative

She’s a Useful Idiot who just woke up a bit. She’s back asleep by now.


14 posted on 06/21/2013 3:17:24 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: laplata

I suspect Obama isn’t full-blown Commie enough for her.


15 posted on 06/21/2013 3:17:59 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

For sure. There are a bunch of the bastards who think Obama is too far to the right. They love to call themselves “Progressive”. They’re very nasty people who kill babies and would round us up in a minute if they could.


16 posted on 06/21/2013 3:23:08 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Durbin
Let's analyze this:

She's not from the USA ✓

She's a woman ✓

She's a socialist ✓

Her statement has to be true.

17 posted on 06/21/2013 3:24:32 PM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (Obama lies, smokes, blasphemes, eats pork, reads your mail, eavesdrops and drinks during Ramadam)
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To: dfwgator

Yes, she’s a hard core Communist.

Wikipedia:

Clare Daly (born April 1968) is an Irish politician.[1] She was elected as a Socialist Party Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin North constituency at the 2011 general election.[2] She was previously a Socialist Party councillor for the Swords electoral area on Fingal County Council. She resigned from the Socialist Party on 31 August 2012.[3]


18 posted on 06/21/2013 3:48:57 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: BenLurkin

Killing innocent civilians is. We are not at war with Pakistan.


19 posted on 06/21/2013 4:23:52 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Romulus

And if it isn’t, it should be.


20 posted on 06/21/2013 4:24:24 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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Well, Obama is a jerk. But when people like this leftist piece of Eurotrash go after him, you almost think he must have done SOMETHING right.


21 posted on 06/21/2013 4:44:16 PM PDT by Godwin1
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To: Romulus
Killing non-combatant bystanders indiscriminately, including children, is certainly some kind of crime.

Heck, if you're in the military, killing actual combatants can get you courts-martialed.

22 posted on 06/22/2013 3:37:12 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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