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    If the 70 cruise missle figure is correct then tonight's attack cost the US a little over 100 million dollars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Newenglanddeac View Post
    You can approve of these strikes/actions while still thinking Trump can't be impeached and removed from office fast enough.
    I am not going to win with flag wavers, so I will leave for the night. This was completely predictable before the gassing. Trump has no knowledge of history of anything. He just reacts. I would be more impressed if anyone in this administration had enunciated any kind of foreign policy plan. Enjoy patting yourselves on the back for being such a righteous country. Hope your relatives don't have to serve in whatever inevitable war your president serves up.

  3. #263
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worl...stoppable.html

    Quote Originally Posted by Dolan J Trump
    Donald Trump: 'I'll look Syrian children in the face and say they can't come'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Louis Gossett Jr View Post
    The best reaction is all the trump bots on twitter flipping to anti trump calling him a globalist cuck and that the jews and world order have won. Easy to pinpoint the Russian supporters now.
    Lol. There's a great daily beast article today about Bannon calling Kushner a globalist cuck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skydog Deac View Post
    I am not going to win with flag wavers, so I will leave for the night. This was completely predictable before the gassing. Trump has no knowledge of history of anything. He just reacts. I would be more impressed if anyone in this administration had enunciated any kind of foreign policy plan. Enjoy patting yourselves on the back for being such a righteous country. Hope your relatives don't have to serve in whatever inevitable war your president serves up.
    He chooses to forget history.


  6. #266
    Quote Originally Posted by Newenglanddeac View Post
    You can approve of these strikes/actions while still thinking Trump can't be impeached and removed from office fast enough.
    .... I thought part of the wanting him to be impeached is that he doesn't think things through and will do literally anything for PR, including dropping bombs? But it's OK if you like the target?

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    I disagree with you
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    If it helps, it was a probably unconstitutional use of force

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    Exxon's Secretary of State is an idiot.
    Last edited by WakeForestRanger; 04-06-2017 at 11:05 PM.

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    I just really don't fucking get it. An American drone strike on Mosul killed hundreds of Iraqi citizens, including lots of children, and no one bats a fucking eye. Now suddenly Trump is forced to act on Syria?
    Draxx them sklounst

  12. #272
    All depends on what lens you decide to view the world with. For most people in this country the sad reality is if it's the US doing it, it is automatically right and just, even further what "God" wants.

  13. #273
    Yeah we actually had an extended discussion in my International Law class today about whether a strike like this would be legal under international law (spoiler alert: probably not) and under domestic law by the President without going to Congress (probably not, but maybe a closer question).

    Below is a pretty good article that breaks down the legal issues, but the basic international law rule in the UN Charter is that you're not allowed to attack a state, other than in self defense, unless the Security Council authorizes it (which won't happen here because Russia has a veto). There's some question about whether the NATO bombings of Yugoslavia because of atrocities in Kosovo established a new rule of customary international law that allows for third-party states to intervene in the event of law of war violations committed by states against their own citizens, but this is very controversial and far from settled.

    https://www.justsecurity.org/39674/s...-constitution/

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    Is it worth watching TV news about this right now? If so, which station?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDeac View Post
    Is it worth watching TV news about this right now? If so, which station?
    Probably not. Action is over so all you're gonna get is punditry. Just read NYT.com or something.

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    Ok. The usual bullshit. My parents were staying here the last two weeks so a few times I turned the TV on at night for the first time since the afternoon and CNN came on. My first reaction was "WTF is this shit. Eww!"

    Great Facebook post from a buddy of mine:

    Here is the central point of the absurdity of Trump and this choice: he was completely behind assad staying in power and had zero interest in talking about Assad what so ever for a solid 18 months. Then Assad does what every sane person who knows what they are talking about finds wholly unsurprising, and Trump says "my attitude towards Assad has changed" and starts launching missiles. This is a prime example of how wholly unqualified he is for this position and how it required abject hysteria on the part of millions to get this guy in office. He has NO CLUE what he is doing in any facet of his job. It is the most dangerous scam in modern history.

  17. #277
    It's also like he can't connect the dots between what a refugee is and where and why they might be fleeing an area. Those Syrian refugees you want to ban yeah they are fleeing so they ohh I don't know don't get gassed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDeac View Post
    Ok. The usual bullshit. My parents were staying here the last two weeks so a few times I turned the TV on at night for the first time since the afternoon and CNN came on. My first reaction was "WTF is this shit. Eww!"

    Great Facebook post from a buddy of mine:

    Here is the central point of the absurdity of Trump and this choice: he was completely behind assad staying in power and had zero interest in talking about Assad what so ever for a solid 18 months. Then Assad does what every sane person who knows what they are talking about finds wholly unsurprising, and Trump says "my attitude towards Assad has changed" and starts launching missiles. This is a prime example of how wholly unqualified he is for this position and how it required abject hysteria on the part of millions to get this guy in office. He has NO CLUE what he is doing in any facet of his job. It is the most dangerous scam in modern history.
    Well I mean not only that, but this isn't the first time Assad has used chemical weapons.

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    Right. That's why it's ridiculous that THIS TIME Trump changed his attitude.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDeac View Post
    Right. That's why it's ridiculous that THIS TIME Trump changed his attitude.
    Hey, he saw the pictures on TV this time PH. It makes perfect sense.

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