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  •  When quoting the BIJ so frequently, (0+ / 0-)

    you should read up a bit on their reputation. They were practically put out of business last year due to inaccurate reporting that led to libel. The US drone program is a serious one, and you should inform yourself (and others) using serious sources, not biased organizations built to disseminate one particular worldview. We make fun of WND here, but there are WND equivalents on the left as well.

    •  which one the Guardian or (2+ / 0-)
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      barleystraw, Sandino

      Either way I notice you ignore what each article says and just attack the messenger.

      without the ants the rainforest dies

      by aliasalias on Sat May 25, 2013 at 02:37:57 PM PDT

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    •  Alright then, lets look at recent history. (2+ / 0-)
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      Sandino, aliasalias

      The Gulf War ended in 1991. Al Queda struck us in 2001 over things we did in Saudi Arabia back in  1991. Revenge is a dish best served cold or so the saying goes. People have long memories. And a drone attack today may not blowback for a decade. You want to kill other people with out anyone on your side having to risk anything to accomplish this. Our adversaries see this as cowardice and will at sometime in the future at a time of their choosing retaliate.

      And while you marvel at the "success" of the drones understand that attacks are being planned, in retaliation of the drone strikes.

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