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By Night-Gaunt, September 10, 2010 at 2:28 pm Link to this comment

Its a battle of propaganda over a type of military action. It is okay for the USA to use it, but not those fighting them.

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By FRTothus, September 10, 2010 at 2:23 pm Link to this comment

In the Dictionary of American Empire:

“A terrorist is someone who has a bomb but doesn’t have an air force.”
(William Blum)

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By duncwa, September 9, 2010 at 9:45 pm Link to this comment
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Mankind will continue to repeat past mistakes because experience is not inherited.

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By poolman, September 9, 2010 at 9:23 pm Link to this comment

Terrorism –noun
1. the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, esp. for political purposes.
2. the state of fear and submission produced by terrorism or terrorization.
3. a terroristic method of governing or of resisting a government.

It’s a battle of words.

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By Night-Gaunt, September 9, 2010 at 3:22 pm Link to this comment

Wrong! If the USA does it no one in power will call it terrorism, like the UN. We know it is but the USA is the billion pound Leviathing in the room.

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By bogglesthemind, September 9, 2010 at 1:18 pm Link to this comment

Re: . . . dsmith

“Terrorist” blowing up innocent men, women and children and a drone
strike killing innocent men, women and children.”

Nothing. They are BOTH terrorists.

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By jean Gerard, September 9, 2010 at 11:17 am Link to this comment
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What amazes me is the number of people who comment on TD who do NOT see
any similarity or relationship.  Or they refuse to admit that refusing to admit
will guarantee a thousand more years of hatred, cruelty and death.
 
To live demands willingness to admit the mistakes of history and make new
beginnings possible by preventing repetition of errors.  All side—and
sometimes no side—has to take the initiative, step into the fight with no
weapons except human love—someone with ears big enough to listen to all
sides, and with the sensitivity and friendliness to furnish a breathing-space
where all sides feel safe enough to look into each others’ eyes, hearts and
minds.

Armies can’t do it.  Radical factions can’t do it. True believers who think they
know the only way can’t do it.  Money can’t do it.  So at least we know how to
begin to search for a way.

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By Night-Gaunt, September 9, 2010 at 9:50 am Link to this comment

It will just add new fuel to the fire of invasion, mass killing and occupation General.

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By moonraven, September 9, 2010 at 9:21 am Link to this comment

Bang on, all right.

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By dsmith, September 9, 2010 at 4:09 am Link to this comment
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Along those lines. What is the difference between a “Terrorist” blowing up innocent men, women and children and a drone strike killing innocent men, women and children? If there is a God looking down would he be able to tell the differnce?

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By dsmith, September 9, 2010 at 4:08 am Link to this comment
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Along those lines. What is the difference between a “Terrorist” blowing up innocent men, women and children and a drone strike killing innocent men, women and children. If there is a God looking down would he be able to tell the differnce?

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By wanked, September 8, 2010 at 7:20 pm Link to this comment
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Again…you NAILED it Mr. Fish.

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