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2013-11-19 Africa North
EU Worried by Libya's 'Deteriorating Security'
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Posted by Fred 2013-11-19 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [443 views ]  Top
 File under: Arab Spring 

#1 But, but, but, the theory says that People are naturally good and, once you remove the tyrants oppressing them, will happily line up in front of McDonalds.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-11-19 07:23||   2013-11-19 07:23|| Front Page Top

#2 We are seeing Yugoslavia, remember Yugoslavia?

When Marshall Tito died, the power that kept the lid on all of the petty ancient blood feuds and rivalries was taken away and all hell broke loose.

Unfortunately for Libya, the country never really had a chance to develop the social glue to become a functioning society. The 40 years under Kaddafi short-circuited that development.

Now the country is the Christopher Hitchens "Tribes with Flags" with centers of power everywhere. The central government has done a SNL imitation of our Congress when firm decisive leadership was needed.

While most Libyan just want to get on with their lives, the power hungry are poised to turn Libya into Somalia or the Sudan. I would venture a protectorate or a coalition of EU countries could help put the pieces back together.
Posted by Bill Clinton 2013-11-19 10:34||   2013-11-19 10:34|| Front Page Top

#3 Why do we listen to Bill?

He's an EX president and a very poor one, we don't like him, or Hillary as an office holder.

Yup he's better than Obama, but you measure the difference with a micrometer, not a yardstick.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-11-19 11:18||   2013-11-19 11:18|| Front Page Top

#4 Yup he's better than Obama, but you measure the difference with a micrometer, not a yardstick.

RJ, if one looking in from outside can be permitted an observation: Bill Clinton was/is an American crook---meaning he knew the red lines and where they pass.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-11-19 15:03||   2013-11-19 15:03|| Front Page Top

#5 RJ, I am fairly certain that the commentator is not really former President Clinton. It's what they call a pseudonym, sort of like your real Christian name isn't Redneck, because redneck isn't in the Bible, so your folks wouldn't have used it. Altho Nimrod is in the Bible which is cool.
Posted by Shipman 2013-11-19 15:57||   2013-11-19 15:57|| Front Page Top

#6 Ms. Shipman, I don't care what they say about your jawbone or your ass; I have always thought you a mighty handsome woman. And "Claire" is a perfectly good Republican cloth cloak, yet you choose not to use it in this august forum. Why, oh why? Please clarify.
Posted by Zenobia Floger6220 2013-11-19 17:57||   2013-11-19 17:57|| Front Page Top

#7  I imagine that if you use your pseudonym long enough and people recognize you by that name, well you are Red Neck Jim or you are just kin, and your daughter calls you Uncle Daddy. Well just sayin, got to go check my mailbox and go turkey huntin,Thanksgiving is nextt week.
Posted by Unlucky Otto Driver 2013-11-19 20:53||   2013-11-19 20:53|| Front Page Top

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