Napolitano should go!

Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: RMA On: Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:02 pm

coalkirk wrote:
ErikLaurence wrote:Yeah, I am.

I asume others here understand reductio ad absurdum as a tool for discussion.


Too bad you don't have as much common sense. Latin wasn't part of my education so I have no idea WTF that means. I suspect it means in MIT code, "I'm a college educated idiot who couldn't operate a coke machine but I can tell you all about the machine." Close? 8-)


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*UNDERSTANDING* IS FOR YOU, NOT THEY.


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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: ErikLaurence On: Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:46 pm

coalkirk wrote:
ErikLaurence wrote:Yeah, I am.

I asume others here understand reductio ad absurdum as a tool for discussion.


Too bad you don't have as much common sense. Latin wasn't part of my education so I have no idea WTF that means. I suspect it means in MIT code, "I'm a college educated idiot who couldn't operate a coke machine but I can tell you all about the machine." Close? 8-)


It means my argument was intentionally absurd.
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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: tvb On: Sat Jan 02, 2010 4:54 pm

ErikLaurence wrote:It means my argument was intentionally absurd.


Well, why didn't you just say so, like in American or something? :rofl: bop2
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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: tvb On: Sat Jan 02, 2010 5:02 pm

And tell them people in Washington to get those damn furrin words off our money and great seal too :mad:
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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: coalkirk On: Sat Jan 02, 2010 7:00 pm

This just in. There are now confirmed ties between an American born muslim cleric now residing in Yemen with the Christmas plane bomber AND the Ft. Hood shooter. The tie to the Ft. Hood masacre is the big news as Obama and big sis neither one would admit that was an act of terrorism. Just a garden variety "man made disaster." To be clear, I'm not blaming them for the Ft. Hood incident, just for failing to admit what it was.
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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: ErikLaurence On: Sat Jan 02, 2010 7:18 pm

coalkirk wrote:This just in. There are now confirmed ties between an American born muslim cleric now residing in Yemen with the Christmas plane bomber AND the Ft. Hood shooter. The tie to the Ft. Hood masacre is the big news as Obama and big sis neither one would admit that was an act of terrorism. Just a garden variety "man made disaster." To be clear, I'm not blaming them for the Ft. Hood incident, just for failing to admit what it was.



First of all what do you mean by "confirmed ties"?

One of the reasons we invaded Iraq was because we had "confirmed information" that Mohammad Atta and someone from Iraqi intelligence happened to be in Vienna (a city of 2.5 million) at the same time. (Never mind Al Quaeda hated Saddam).

Secondly, don't you think that actually having proof there was a causal relationship is a good idea before you scream terrorism?
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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: RMA On: Sat Jan 02, 2010 7:43 pm

ErikLaurence wrote:
coalkirk wrote:This just in. There are now confirmed ties between an American born muslim cleric now residing in Yemen with the Christmas plane bomber AND the Ft. Hood shooter. The tie to the Ft. Hood masacre is the big news as Obama and big sis neither one would admit that was an act of terrorism. Just a garden variety "man made disaster." To be clear, I'm not blaming them for the Ft. Hood incident, just for failing to admit what it was.



First of all what do you mean by "confirmed ties"?

One of the reasons we invaded Iraq was because we had "confirmed information" that Mohammad Atta and someone from Iraqi intelligence happened to be in Vienna (a city of 2.5 million) at the same time. (Never mind Al Quaeda hated Saddam).

Secondly, don't you think that actually having proof there was a causal relationship is a good idea before you scream terrorism?



Right!

It may well be that these were simply misguided youth, in need of a *liberal* dose of love and understanding;
maybe there is a common thread with the preaching of some wack-a-doodle sand sucker...but let's see what develops before we excoriate one of our own...


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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: ErikLaurence On: Sat Jan 02, 2010 9:17 pm

RMA wrote:

Right!

It may well be that these were simply misguided youth, in need of a *liberal* dose of love and understanding;
maybe there is a common thread with the preaching of some wack-a-doodle sand sucker...but let's see what develops before we excoriate one of our own...


I am not saying that at all.

I am saying make sure you know what you're talking about before you go shooting your mouth off. There are no points for speaking first if you are wrong about what you're saying.

We just borrowed a trillion dollars from the Chinese to go fight a war in Iraq based on the hysteria drummed up by an administration, that hysteria was based on demonstrably bad intel. Does that not bother anyone? :|
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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: spc On: Sat Jan 02, 2010 10:04 pm

ErikLaurence wrote:drummed up by an administration


This administration, right? ;)

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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: coalkirk On: Sun Jan 03, 2010 12:26 am

ErikLaurence wrote:First of all what do you mean by "confirmed ties"?

From a story in the Baltimore Sun, a way left liberal paper so it has to be true, right?
Do you seriously believe that the Ft. Hood shooting was just a random act of violence?
Maybe when one of your many flights you take in your priviledged life gets targeted you'll become a believer in jihad. Even Obama had to admit today that that the Christmas plane bomber had ties to al queida.
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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: ken On: Sun Jan 03, 2010 1:03 am

One nice thing about being government. You never have to admit to FAIL.
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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: RMA On: Sun Jan 03, 2010 7:23 am

ken wrote:One nice thing about being government. You never have to admit to FAIL.


I love those sanctimonious lefties that were "shooting their mouths off" a short time ago
and are now retracting clumsily:

they voted for the war :rambo2: before they voted against the war :inlove: OR

they voted against the war :inlove: before they voted for the war :rambo2: , OR

criticized GHWB :hammer: for not crushing SADDAM :chop: in the first "go 'round" :wtf: OR

:oops2: Coalkirk where's that BUTTON???? :idhitit:



:rofl:


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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: RMA On: Sun Jan 03, 2010 7:34 am

spc wrote:
ErikLaurence wrote:drummed up by an administration


This administration, right? ;)



Brilliant.



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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: samhill On: Sun Jan 03, 2010 9:20 am

Whats that post supposed to infer to? That the Dems. were willing to give the Pres. bi-partisn support much like now, well that doesn`t work. That if the Reps. were fooled by mis-leading intel the Dems. had access to other intel? That indeed if it was unknown faulty intel that led us to invade Iraq it was the Dems. fault? That if indeed the intel community was at fault the party of power did nothing to fix it. It was & is known that there are quite a few other countries with nuclear weapons & or development that we didn`t attack. There are plenty of other countries with in our eyes evil dictators does that mean we should attack them as well? IMO Iraq was a mistake, a lack of true intel might have been a mistake, I think its time to admit that two mistakes don`t make a right & anyhow whats it all have to do with Napolitano? Maybe we should be asking for proof of citizen ship.
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Re: Napolitano should go!

PostBy: ErikLaurence On: Sun Jan 03, 2010 9:26 am

coalkirk wrote:
ErikLaurence wrote:First of all what do you mean by "confirmed ties"?

From a story in the Baltimore Sun, a way left liberal paper so it has to be true, right?


Um. No.Newspapers are wrong all the time.

Remember flight 800? News said that was terrorism. Oops. It was faulty wiring in a fuel tank.

coalkirk wrote:Do you seriously believe that the Ft. Hood shooting was just a random act of violence?


I believe it was the act of a crazy guy with sympathies towards AQ. Was he under orders? Was the idea his? Was he just trying to get them to take him seriously?

I don't know. Neither do you. My guess is the CIA is just beginning to learn these things.


coalkirk wrote:

Maybe when one of your many flights you take in your priviledged life gets targeted you'll become a believer in jihad. Even Obama had to admit today that that the Christmas plane bomber had ties to al queida.


First of all. Stop trying to turn this into class warfare. I got what I've got the old fashioned way. I *censored* earned it. I am no trust fund kid. I worked hard in school. I got a good job. I built a new company. I sold it for a lot of money to a bigger company. I retired when I was 35. Now I've started another company. I'll probably start another after this one. You want to play the whiny privilege game? Fine, but frankly I expect more of a self-proclaimed conservative.

Second of all. I could take a flight a day for the next 43,835.616 YEARS before being on a targeted plane (or do you think long division is an elitist tool?)

Finally. The goal of terrorism is not to kill people, that's the side effect.

Richard Reid was a more successful terrorist as a failed shoe bomber than he would have been if the plane went down. Plane goes down over the ocean in deep water we rarely know why. But as a failure Richard Reid has forced americans to change their behavior 10 BILLION times in the last 10 years.
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