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  •  When Saddam Hussein gassed Iran - (0+ / 0-)

    using precursor chemicals Donnie Rumsfeld provided - in the Iraq/Iran War - in which 1,000,000 people were killed, didn't we have a MORAL DUTY to stop it?

    Or Idi Amin?

    Do we even know who we're backing in this horse race, and what the government of Syria will look like when the dust settles?

    As for

    they are not allowed to trash modern mores of what is the appropriate and evolved way to resolve conflict
    what appropriate and evolved way to resolve conflict did the US use when we invaded Iraq based on lies and misrepresenations?

    The United States has caused the death of enough civilians lately - about 1,000,000 in Iraq for example.  Do we really need more blood on our hands?

    Fiat justitia ruat caelum "Let justice be done though the heavens fall."

    by bobdevo on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 06:44:17 AM PDT

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    •  Yes we did have a moral obligation, (0+ / 0-)

      and we failed.  We had a moral obligation in Rwanda and any number of other places, and we failed.  The question that no one seems to want to answer is pretty simple and straightforward:

      How is evil to be confronted?  It cannot be allowed to just happen, and I will maintain that to the end.

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