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2012-12-31 Arabia
Syria rebels 'beheaded Christian and fed him to dogs' as fears grow over Islamist atrocities
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Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-12-31 00:19|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [302 views ]  Top

#1 "FEAR'S GROW"

Have people not been paying attention? These fear's have been full grown and bearing fruit for decades (really centuries).

This is what you get with the RoP! Damn it!! Pay Attention!!!
Posted by AlanC 2012-12-31 07:12||   2012-12-31 07:12|| Front Page Top

#2 Maybe Assad's not so bad after all...
Posted by Glenmore 2012-12-31 07:38||   2012-12-31 07:38|| Front Page Top

#3 Then again, maybe Assad had this done just to get me to say what I said....
Posted by Glenmore 2012-12-31 07:39||   2012-12-31 07:39|| Front Page Top

#4 How bad was Mubarak or Daffy Duck?

Sometimes the devil you know IS the better option.
Posted by AlanC 2012-12-31 09:37||   2012-12-31 09:37|| Front Page Top

#5 Reminds of of the poem The Gods of the copybook heading, (Kipling) one part of which is:

When the Cambrian measures were forming, They promised perpetual peace.
They swore, if we gave them our weapons, that the wars of the tribes would cease.
But when we disarmed They sold us and delivered us bound to our foe,
And the Gods of the Copybook Headings said: "Stick to the Devil you know."
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-12-31 10:06||   2012-12-31 10:06|| Front Page Top

#6 CF, all too much of what passes for civilized society these days reminds me of that poem.
Posted by AlanC 2012-12-31 10:16||   2012-12-31 10:16|| Front Page Top

#7 Idiots.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-12-31 18:29||   2012-12-31 18:29|| Front Page Top

#8 Arab "SPRING" and all. Then there's this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Qvo4_hMrF4&feature=player_embedded

I dunno...maybe it's just me, but the warm and fuzzy kum-ba-yah revolutions in the Middle East are starting to seem more like a Thugs R Us takeover Taliban style.

We cannot "import" the values that informed the American Revolution. I know that's not what O is even trying to do, but that's what he's trying to sell as a justification.
Posted by ex-lib 2012-12-31 18:42||   2012-12-31 18:42|| Front Page Top

#9 Or maybe he's selling it more as a 60s movement on steroids.

But... wasn't the 60's more ANTI-WAR? Hmmm....

Suharto was DickTater Soetero's boyhood idol, so go figure.
Posted by ex-lib 2012-12-31 18:44||   2012-12-31 18:44|| Front Page Top

#10 In any case, he has almost succeeded in creating an extremist Islamist Sharia-bent Moslem Brotherhood influence/controlled "crescent" around Israel, which is part of the end game.
Posted by ex-lib 2012-12-31 18:46||   2012-12-31 18:46|| Front Page Top

#11 In any case, he has almost succeeded in creating an extremist Islamist Sharia-bent Moslem Brotherhood influence/controlled "crescent" around Israel, which is part of the end game.

Previously it was a secular, fascist Arab Nationalist crescent around Israel, which didn't succeed -- repeatedly -- ex-lib. And in those days their economies could much better support warlike ventures. Now they've got serious population issues coupled with food shortages, and in countries like Syria and Libya the common folk are shooting off weaponry at each other instead of toward Israel.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-12-31 23:51||   2012-12-31 23:51|| Front Page Top

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