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  1. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    01 May '11 15:01 / 1 edit
    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703988504576295671482131168.html

    First he gives the West trouble and they kill his daughter. Now he sucks up to the West for a decade and a half and they kill his son.

    And I still have no idea why exactly we're intervening in some other country's civil war.
  2. 01 May '11 15:14
    "Déjà vu", lit. "already seen".
  3. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    01 May '11 15:28 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by KazetNagorra
    "Déjà vu", lit. "already seen".
    Deja vu all over again is actually a cliche, KazetNagorra, so I suppose your retort is a kind of infield home run for sh76.
  4. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Poor Filipov :,(
    01 May '11 15:38 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by sh76
    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703988504576295671482131168.html

    First he gives the West trouble and they kill his daughter. Now he sucks up to the West for a decade and a half and they kill his son.

    And I still have no idea why exactly we're intervening in some other country's civil war.
    He's importing black men from sub-Saharan Africa, giving them Viagra and ordering them to rape Arabs. He terrorizes the indigenous Berbers who brought him into this world (he's a self-hating Berber who wants to be black).

    Plus, the Arab League asked us to.
  5. 01 May '11 16:08
    Originally posted by sh76
    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703988504576295671482131168.html

    First he gives the West trouble and they kill his daughter. Now he sucks up to the West for a decade and a half and they kill his son.

    And I still have no idea why exactly we're intervening in some other country's civil war.
    The primary goal (in my opinion) was to keep Libyan oil off of the world market. They have done that. That would explain why a stalemate situation there is acceptable for now. Saudi Arabia cut production of saudi oil and made the absurd claim (insulting your intelligence) that the oil market was oversupplied! Or maybe they just wanted to rub it in with sarcasm. The "powers that be" want oil to be their scapegoat for inflation. Quantitative easing is the real cause of inflation (here in the USA) but they don't want common Americans blaming the Federal Reserve System for it. They want to allow oil to take the blame for now because even oil refineries engaging in price fixing don't want to keep prices artificially high forever. People would keep buying fuel efficient cars and it would become a trend. Better for it to be temporary and take the heat off of the Fed at the same time for awhile.

    Another goal is to kill him. I know they claim otherwise but they lie. Gadaffy was going to create the ultimate socialist state where oil money would go to ordinary citizens of Libya. Can you imagine the envy of neighbor states? Empowering the poor? That has to stop! This explains why the Arab league had a problem with him.

    Then there is the central bank thing. A new central bank was created in rebel held territory. How much do you want to bet it is modeled after the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve System?
  6. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Poor Filipov :,(
    01 May '11 16:12 / 2 edits
    I think the Libyan oil money was being exported south to sub Saharan Africa. Bosse (I think) linked an article about how there were certain groups down there who raved about how awesome he was because he built up local infrastructure.

    ....

    http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/02/26/ap/world/main20036782.shtml

    Gadhafi also has used Libya's oil wealth to give aid to neighboring countries, among the poorest in the world, and to fund the transformation of the old Organization of African Unity into the African Union, which has helped resolve conflicts on the continent

    ...

    http://feb17.info/news/libyan-oil-buys-allies-for-qaddafi/

    BAMAKO, Mali — Elhadj Maiga is a Qaddafi recruiter and a proud one at that, scrambling to assemble a pipeline of young men from Mali to go and fight for The Great Leader.

    At this stage, without cash for guns or transport, Mr. Maiga’s group of about 200 young men is more of a fan club than a militia. But like other pro-Qaddafi groups that have sprung up here since the rebellion in Libya began, what it lacks in logistics it makes up in loyalty.

    “We’re all ready to die for him,” Mr. Maiga said. “He’s done so much for us, after all.”

    Just look at Mr. Maiga’s life: he prays at a mosque in Bamako, Mali’s capital, that Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi built; he watches television on the Malian national network that Colonel Qaddafi set up in the 1980s; and he admires with a feeling nothing short of awe La Cité Administrative Muammar el-Qaddafi, the gleaming new $100 million government complex that Colonel Qaddafi is helping pay for and that bears his name — even though it is for Mali’s government, not Libya’s.
  7. Subscriber no1marauder
    It's Nice to Be Nice
    01 May '11 19:31
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    I think the Libyan oil money was being exported south to sub Saharan Africa. Bosse (I think) linked an article about how there were certain groups down there who raved about how awesome he was because he built up local infrastructure.

    ....

    http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/02/26/ap/world/main20036782.shtml

    Gadhafi also has used Libya's ...[text shortened]... g pay for and that bears his name — even though it is for Mali’s government, not Libya’s.
    Spending some of the money the West pays for oil on improving the lives of blacks? What a madman!
  8. 01 May '11 19:34
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    He's importing black men from sub-Saharan Africa, giving them Viagra and ordering them to rape Arabs. He terrorizes the indigenous Berbers who brought him into this world (he's a self-hating Berber who wants to be black).

    Plus, the Arab League asked us to.
    When I think you have reached the heights of absurdity you always come out with another surreal narrative about sexual abuse and blacks to top your previous accomplishments, you really are the forum's greatest comedian.
  9. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Poor Filipov :,(
    01 May '11 19:43
    Originally posted by generalissimo
    When I think you have reached the heights of absurdity you always come out with another surreal narrative about sexual abuse and blacks to top your previous accomplishments, you really are the forum's greatest comedian.
    http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/29/us-libya-troops-rape-idUSTRE73S74B20110429
  10. 01 May '11 19:48
    Originally posted by FMF
    Deja vu all over again is actually a cliche, KazetNagorra, so I suppose your retort is a kind of infield home run for sh76.
    I was merely correcting the spelling. Knowledge of French is very important.
  11. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Poor Filipov :,(
    01 May '11 19:58 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by no1marauder
    Spending some of the money the West pays for oil on improving the lives of blacks? What a madman!
    So, I suppose the question is - did Benghazi deserve, or need, that money more than Mali? Did they have a claim to it just as, say, an American has a claim over someone in Mexico to our government's distribution of funds?
  12. Subscriber no1marauder
    It's Nice to Be Nice
    01 May '11 22:23 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    So, I suppose the question is - did Benghazi deserve, or need, that money more than Mali? Did they have a claim to it just as, say, an American has a claim over someone in Mexico to our government's distribution of funds?
    So you oppose ALL foreign aid to poorer countries?

    It's funny that when the West sends some tiny amount of its vast wealth to a place like Mali it is lauded for its immense generosity. But Gaddafi is condemned for the same.
  13. 02 May '11 01:14
    Originally posted by sh76
    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703988504576295671482131168.html

    First he gives the West trouble and they kill his daughter. Now he sucks up to the West for a decade and a half and they kill his son.

    And I still have no idea why exactly we're intervening in some other country's civil war.
    Maybe they think he is so ugly they don't want to see him reproduce. Outside that I'm not sure what they are doing there. Then again, it is a good way to blow billions of dollars. I picture Obama kinda like Richard Pryor who played in Brewsters Millions. It was a movie about a guy who would inherit millions if he could blow all of it within a certain amount of time and in a certain way.
  14. Subscriber Wajoma
    Die Cheeseburger
    02 May '11 01:16
    FMF "Sprinkling your post with foreign words seems a bit pretentious."
  15. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    02 May '11 01:50 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Wajoma
    FMF "Sprinkling your post with foreign words seems a bit pretentious."
    rec'd. LOL. You are unable to walk the walk when it comes to irony, it seems!