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Gadhafi Blames Revolt on al-Qaida, Drugs

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Posted on Feb 24, 2011
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Besieged Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi on Thursday issued another rant, blaming the uprising against his rule on the meddling of al-Qaida and the consumption of hallucinogenic drugs. Libya’s just-resigned justice minister, meanwhile, told al-Jazeera that Gadhafi would not hesitate to use chemical and biological weapons against his own people.

al-Jazeera:

Mustafa Abdel Galil, who resigned three days ago from his post as the country’s justice minister, spoke to Al Jazeera at a meeting of tribal leaders and representatives of eastern Libya in the city of Al Baida.

He warned that Gaddafi has biological and chemical weapons, and will not hesitate to use them.

“We call on the international community and the UN to prevent Gaddafi from going on with his plans in Tripoli,” he said.

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By SarcastiCanuck, February 25, 2011 at 4:12 pm Link to this comment
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Anybody know where MadDog got the WMDs from?Also who is Mustafa Abdel Galil and is he any relation to Chalabi?Fool me twice and shame on me.

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By Reverend Unruh, THC Ministry, February 25, 2011 at 10:43 am Link to this comment
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He doesn’t like my flying monkeys,

Army Psy-Ops Revelation Bears Striking Resemblance to Military-Industrial
Complex Lobbying
http://fdlaction.firedoglake.com/2011/02/24/army-psy-ops-revelation-bears-
striking-resemblance-to-military-industrial-complex-lobbying/

Me and My Flying Monkeys/Wizard of Oz
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJbjJetU_1k

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By rico, suave, February 25, 2011 at 9:11 am Link to this comment

Gaddafi, with his goofball sons is like Sadam, only not nearly as dangerous to the rest of the world. We can sit back and watch him die at the hands of his own people, then cross our fingers that what’s left of the military and government can find a sane, secular leader to put the country back together.

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By radson, February 24, 2011 at 11:01 pm Link to this comment

Rico:what should be done?should we send Gad some camels and tentage so he could continue in the ceremonial role ,or is it to late for that now.

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By rico, suave, February 24, 2011 at 10:32 pm Link to this comment

gerard:

Interesting indeed. He hates Amerika as much as you do. You understand him too well.

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By gerard, February 24, 2011 at 10:04 pm Link to this comment

Interesting that, in the course of one of his recent rambles, the Colonel cited Waco and Falluja in his attempt to justify shooting his own citizens.

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By Queenie, February 24, 2011 at 9:25 pm Link to this comment

Gaddafi seems to have made one too many trips to the old glue factory.

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By radson, February 24, 2011 at 9:16 pm Link to this comment

Ghad must be crazy :Bin Laden on acid listening to ‘purple haze’ from his ranch somewhere on ’ happy island’ .Well Ghad you’re in the process of being fleeced,call it austerity or QE 2 ,-not the ship by the
way ,if only the Chinese would of fallen for the ‘commons’ policy ’ if only.

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By Samson, February 24, 2011 at 7:07 pm Link to this comment

Ghadafy sounds like every US politician from Nixon to
Obama.

Its all Al-Qaida’s fault!
Damn hippy protesters are on drugs!

Hey, its worked so well over here, the only surprise is
that its taken Ghadafy all this time to copy us.

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By rico, suave, February 24, 2011 at 6:52 pm Link to this comment

If he has such weapons, what is he waiting for? Haven’t we heard this type of claim before from some wacko ex-US President about another psychopathic dictator? WMDs??? Harrumph!

Before all you progs jump on the Galil bandwagon, remember that we’ve already made this mistake once.

Long live Gaddafi, sworn enemy of the US! Let’s hope he uses the weapons to completely destroy the Libyan oil industry and help bring the US economy to its knees! 15% unemployment! Yeah!

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