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  •  Considering that the rebels (2+ / 0-)
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    caryltoo, ProgressivePatriotPA

    include a good number of extreme al-Quaeda sympathizers, I don't see how supporting them against a more liberal (if brutal) dictator is in the U.S. interests.

    But I just sort of oppose war as Not Good for Women, Children, and Other Thinking Creatures.


    Only men like war...and we know what organ they think with: their gonads.


    Irony takes a worse beating from Republicans than Wile E. Coyote does from Acme. --Tara the Antisocial Social Worker

    by Youffraita on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 12:56:39 AM PDT

    •  Like I said in the post, (1+ / 0-)
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      to me, since it's such a complex situation, my minimum bar is going with the UN rather than acting as a rogue nation. We have to at least get that much right.

      Mere passive citizenship is not enough. Men must be aggressive for what is right if government is to be saved from those who are aggressive for what is wrong. - Fighting Bob La Follette

      by ProgressivePatriotPA on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 06:47:13 PM PDT

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