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Libyan forces fire on mourners at funeral again (200 dead)
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Posted on 02/20/2011 5:45:04 AM PST by SonOfDarkSkies

CAIRO – Libyan security forces opened fired on mourners at a funeral for anti-government protesters in the eastern city of Benghazi again Sunday, a day after commandos and foreign mercenaries loyal to longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi pummeled demonstrators with assault rifles and other heavy weaponry as well as knives. A doctor at one city hospital said he counted 200 dead in his morgue alone since unrest began six days ago.

The crackdown in Libya is shaping up to be the most brutal repression of the anti-government protests that began with uprisings that toppled the regimes in Tunisia and Egypt. The protests then spread quickly around the region to Bahrain, Yemen, Libya, Algeria, Morocco and outside the Middle East to places including the East African nation of Djibouti and even China.

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1 posted on 02/20/2011 5:45:05 AM PST by SonOfDarkSkies
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

What is it about Muslims with combining funerals and target practice?


2 posted on 02/20/2011 5:47:35 AM PST by MuttTheHoople (Democrats- Forgetting 9/11 since 9/12/01)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Gee, what will our fearless president say abd do about this oppressive tyrant?


3 posted on 02/20/2011 5:48:38 AM PST by vladimir998 (Copts, Nazis, Franks and Beans - what a public school education puts in your head.)
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To: MuttTheHoople

I guess it’s part of their combining of “Friday prayers” with rape and mayhem. Just one of those cute little traditions that make them so loveable.


4 posted on 02/20/2011 5:50:31 AM PST by livius
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To: vladimir998

Hussein Obama ... the nation and world waits your response. Whose side are you on - the dictator, or the ‘people’ who are wanting freedom?


5 posted on 02/20/2011 5:50:49 AM PST by Free America52 (The White guys are getting pissed off. We beat Hitler Hirohito and Krushchev. Obama will be easy.)
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To: Free America52

What no outcry about this behavior? Well, maybe col ghadaffi had good reason for murdering his citizens. Maybe they didn’t show appropriate “respect” or something? Possibly, behind the scenes hillary clintoon is doing some sort of important diplomatic work there? Anyway...who are we to judge?


6 posted on 02/20/2011 5:54:54 AM PST by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

The Western countries, especially the Brits are in a tough spot. They have billions in contracts with Gaddafi, hell the Brits sold them the sniper rifles they are using the shoot protestors.


7 posted on 02/20/2011 5:55:28 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
Smoking a few hundred unarmed civilians with a minigun mounted on an aerial platform is fun as all get out.

What is more pleasurable are the western nitwits who manufacture those guns and platforms and give you them for free; Then love your a$$ for using them on those sandeater brown peoples.

We have a bunch of them in our congress, and one in the OO.

8 posted on 02/20/2011 6:00:04 AM PST by mmercier
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
I think we're seeing the pattern now. Those governments who do fall will do so to Islamic fundamentalists, but those governments that hold on will do so by mass murder and oppression. I can predict this pattern quite easily because it's happened before. Think Jordan in 1970. Think Iran in 1979. We've seen this before, if not in the precise details then in the broad strokes.

Not to worry, though. Hillary Clinton is on the case, bashing Israel over settlements.

9 posted on 02/20/2011 6:04:08 AM PST by Batrachian (9/11 confirmed everything I already knew about Islam. Not that it needed much confirming.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Brits sold him the sniper rifles they used?

So it’s the Brits fault....

I see.


10 posted on 02/20/2011 6:05:20 AM PST by macquire
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Target rich environment!


11 posted on 02/20/2011 6:06:57 AM PST by WellyP
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To: macquire
So it’s the Brits fault....

What a stupid comment. I didn't say it was the Brits fault. I said they were in an uncomfortable position.

12 posted on 02/20/2011 6:07:15 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: mmercier
I shall add that I am well aware that we do not give these units to Lybia for free. We give them to others for free, then they give them to the queefer.

It is all fun and games, as long as you are the right end of the gun.

13 posted on 02/20/2011 6:07:26 AM PST by mmercier
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
Gadhafi has a good gig, he wont go quietly.


14 posted on 02/20/2011 6:08:32 AM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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this whole middle east thing was orchestrated by Obama and his internet gods.

I am still not sure why.


15 posted on 02/20/2011 6:11:36 AM PST by Sophia777
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To: Free America52
He will twiddle his thumbs or maybe bow as the world burns.

The clown-in-chief being the face of America has already done more damage than I ever imagined.

16 posted on 02/20/2011 6:14:35 AM PST by varyouga ("The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax." - Albert Einstein)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Mubarak’s legacy is getting a quick rehab job.

He was unwilling to kill his people in the numbers required to stay in power. However, the rest of the world of dictators and tyrants have not quite reached the same conclusion.

The Chinese knew how to do it, and their advice will be followed - if you are going to kill protesters, kill a lot of them.

Why do people in the West pretend to act surprised?


17 posted on 02/20/2011 6:14:45 AM PST by RFEngineer
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To: WellyP
Target rich environment!

Stupid comment. Gaddaffi is a douche who should have been killed by western intellegence agencies years ago. He trained and supplied various terrorist agencies from the 70s right up until the 90s, he refused to punish whoever was responsible for killing WPC Yvonne Fletcher amongst many other outrages. Now he is turning loose mercanary thugs to fire live ammunition into crowds rightfully protesting against his violent, oppressive rule.

Personally, I hope they demonstrators succeed in overthrowing him and lynch him like Mussolini. He fully deserves it...

18 posted on 02/20/2011 6:15:49 AM PST by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: Pan_Yan

Oh excuse me, when you wrote “the Western countries, especially the Brits are in a tough spot” I assumed you meant they were in that spot of their own making for selling the firearms to the Libyans....

If I am said to be in a “tough spot”, it invariably means I am in the tough spot as a result of something of my own intentional making so yes, it would be my fault.


19 posted on 02/20/2011 6:16:30 AM PST by macquire
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To: Sophia777
this whole middle east thing was orchestrated by Obama and his internet gods. I am still not sure why.

Umayyad Caliphate">

20 posted on 02/20/2011 6:17:48 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Obama, Biden, Hillary, Gates, etc ALL should be coming out TODAY with statements against this.


21 posted on 02/20/2011 6:23:26 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: macquire


22 posted on 02/20/2011 6:24:26 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

Pictures of free world leaders shaking the hands of Muslim leaders in the world that are thugs is suppose to shake me? Good Lord the naiveness of some.

Let’s say your child is a bully, maybe even a thug. Do you 1) ban him from your life, family, and home and treat him as a threat or 2) Do you shake his hand with caution as you explain how his life needs to change while giving him the benefit of the doubt.

Libya made a number of gestures to the world that they were changing their ways. Part of the reward for those gestures was world commerce opportunities including, yes, arms. Would you rather Libya employed another 2,500 Chinese for the same arms?

So SO Naive = you.


23 posted on 02/20/2011 6:36:40 AM PST by macquire
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To: macquire

Wow. I posted a few sentences. You read a novel. I think we have a misunderstanding. In that case I apologize for being unclear.


24 posted on 02/20/2011 6:47:32 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

And Beyonce did a special show for one of Qaddafi’s sons, for two million dollars.

Amazing.


25 posted on 02/20/2011 6:48:04 AM PST by Travis McGee (EnemiesForeignAndDomestic is now on Kindle.)
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To: vladimir998

“Gee, what will our fearless president say abd do about this oppressive tyrant?”

Whatever it is, he’ll have to change his statement in a few days. Everything he says results in failure. Fun to watch since nothing credible comes out of his mouth.


26 posted on 02/20/2011 7:04:55 AM PST by freebird5850 (Of course Obama loves his country...it's just that Sarah Palin loves mine!)
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To: nuconvert

Hey (.)bama, you have been called the new Reagan recently. How about handling this as Reagan did. First there was the “line of death” in the Gulf of Sidra, except Morimar did not know whose death he was talking about. Next up, a few F 111s dropping some mail on a few of his tents.

So, what are you going to do, go our for an ice cream cone, a round of golf, or issue another we stand with the union in Wisconsin notes.

(.)bama, don’t go away mad, just go away, PLEASE.


27 posted on 02/20/2011 7:07:03 AM PST by Mouton
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To: vladimir998

“Gee, what will our fearless president say abd do about this oppressive tyrant?”

Say it is an internal matter.


28 posted on 02/20/2011 7:16:58 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (The way to beat a terrorist is to terrorize him.)
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To: Pan_Yan

And I apologize for the “its all our fault” take I took on your post. It is just that I am so sick of hearing the left blame America, blame the Brits, blame Christianity, and blame conservatism for for everything wrong in the world while they turn a blind eye to Islam, tyrants, and communism and socialism in the world.


29 posted on 02/20/2011 7:18:42 AM PST by macquire
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To: Free America52
"Whose side are you on - the dictator, or the ‘people’ who are wanting freedom?"

Hard to say...these 'people' still want to kill you and me.

30 posted on 02/20/2011 7:48:47 AM PST by blam
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To: vladimir998

Probably not much. Libya doesn’t have the geopolitical importance of Egypt. Egypt is key a a great many things in the Middle East and Obama knows this. He won’t waste his time with Libya because it is much less important in advancing the Caliphate agenda.


31 posted on 02/20/2011 11:10:01 AM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

White House pleased. I keep typing that answer on all these posts. Why else are they not concerned? He played basketball yesterday with 9 year olds.

http://www.politico.com/click/stories/1102/obama_coaches_his_daughters_team.html


32 posted on 02/20/2011 11:12:20 AM PST by ColdOne (2012 the END of an ERROR!)
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To: ColdOne
Yep.

It's hard for a man to develop any depth of character when he accepts every free ride available (and there are plenty of free rides when you are partially black, muslim, raised in a muslim country, have family in Africa, Marxist, etc., etc., etc).

He is Mister Affirmative Action.

He reminds me of a car dealer in the town where I grew up who was (he claimed) related to everyone in town. He attended every family reunion in town and sold a new car at most (offered a special deal, just for family members;-)).

33 posted on 02/20/2011 11:46:37 AM PST by SonOfDarkSkies ('And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?' Yeats)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Nothing would please me more than to see Kadaffy hung from a lamp post.


34 posted on 02/20/2011 11:47:49 AM PST by dfwgator
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