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  1. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    15 Jun '14 17:35
    https://www.iraqbodycount.org/
  2. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Poor Filipov :,(
    15 Jun '14 17:55 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by Seitse
    https://www.iraqbodycount.org/
    I don't know. Ask those Arabs who are attempting to overthrow the Iraqi government.

    Don't forget to subtract the expected casualties Saddam would have inflicted (~30,000 a year, based on the the last thirty years of his rule - http://middleeast.about.com/od/usmideastpolicy/a/me090424b.htm).
  3. 15 Jun '14 18:16
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    I don't know. Ask those Arabs who are attempting to overthrow the Iraqi government.

    Don't forget to subtract the expected casualties Saddam would have inflicted (~30,000 a year, based on the the last thirty years of his rule - http://middleeast.about.com/od/usmideastpolicy/a/me090424b.htm).
    I suppose you should make sure the new bucket will hold water before you get rid of the old bucket.

    If all you are going to do is replace a snake with a rat, you probably shouldn't mess with the snake at all. My suggestion would be to kill off both the snake and the rats which could mean the total destruction of the Middle East.
  4. 15 Jun '14 18:28
    This is what they do over there. This is just the tip of the melting ice burg.
  5. Standard member vivify
    rain
    15 Jun '14 18:44 / 1 edit
    Remember, before the war, scores of Iraqi people were slaughtered under a dictator. Now, scores of Iraqis are slaughtered under a democracy. Mission accomplished.
  6. 15 Jun '14 18:50
    Originally posted by vivify
    Remember, before the war, scores of Iraqi people were slaughtered under a dictator. Now, scores of Iraqis are slaughtered under a democracy. Mission accomplished.
    Perhaps it might remind us in the future that it isn't the US job to solve all the problems that are found on the globe.
  7. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    15 Jun '14 19:33
    So, how is it like? Tell me. How does it feel to have the hands covered in blood?
  8. 15 Jun '14 19:41
    Originally posted by Seitse
    So, how is it like? Tell me. How does it feel to have the hands covered in blood?
    You might want to ask that to people who are actually doing the killing. I suppose that might just be asking a bit too much of some people.
  9. 15 Jun '14 19:44
    Originally posted by Seitse
    So, how is it like? Tell me. How does it feel to have the hands covered in blood?
    I don't work for the CIA.
  10. 15 Jun '14 19:48
    Originally posted by Seitse
    So, how is it like? Tell me. How does it feel to have the hands covered in blood?
    To whom is this question addressed?
  11. 15 Jun '14 20:02
    Originally posted by normbenign
    Perhaps it might remind us in the future that it isn't the US job to solve all the problems that are found on the globe.
    yeh, coz the us started a war in iraq out of the goodness of their hearts. they heard the cries of help of the iraqis and wanted to help.


    do you need help feeding yourself?
  12. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Poor Filipov :,(
    15 Jun '14 20:05
    Nobody's gassing the Kurds any more.
  13. 15 Jun '14 20:41
    Originally posted by vivify
    Remember, before the war, scores of Iraqi people were slaughtered under a dictator. Now, scores of Iraqis are slaughtered under a democracy. Mission accomplished.
    But....but.....but....democracy solve all the worlds problems.
  14. 15 Jun '14 20:42
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    Nobody's gassing the Kurds any more.
    Yay.
  15. 16 Jun '14 00:16
    Originally posted by normbenign
    To whom is this question addressed?
    It is addressed to anyone who can be induced to feel culpable, although those truly culpable will be impervious to such inducement, having successfully rationalized it away.

    Something like 60,000 humans die each day.