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Old 24th Feb 2014, 20:24
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Interesting

change of events.

Paula Dean is back.

AOL.com Article - Paula Deen says she's 'back in the saddle'

And Piers Morgan is gone.

Piers Morgan Live Ending: Reports
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Old 24th Feb 2014, 20:33
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That must be one hell of a strong saddle.

Piers was presumably going to have to put his mind on a case to answer back home before long, Weeting-wise.

Still… it must be very embarrassing to fail at being Larry King.
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Old 24th Feb 2014, 20:48
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I disagree with your apparent selective distrust of the President when it is
President Obama.
My view is individual and political party agnostic.

Once one decides he can do it "in these circumstances," it's pretty easy for the next one to decide to stretch the boundaries "for these circumstances."

Watch, for example, if Barry's unconstitutional changes to various laws - Obamacare, immigration enforcement, etc, etc - are allowed to stand how the next occupant of 1600 Penn. Ave behaves.

Republican or Democrat.
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Old 24th Feb 2014, 21:38
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My view is individual and political party agnostic.


Sure it is…



Wingnuts for the thin edge of the wedge: a lobby group suddenly awakened to issues of justice and fair trials. It's an ill wind, hey?
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Old 24th Feb 2014, 22:03
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Seems you want to call me a liar but are being polite. My point in using the line you quoted is about this one issue.

My politics are conservative - strong defense, limited government, stay out of the citizens' way for the most part.

If Bush had done this, I would have been appalled as I was for much of the 9/11 kneejerk reactions. But he included Congress in his buffoonery - TSA, Patriot Act, War in Iraq, etc, etc, etc., so although it didn't make it 'right,' it at least followed, of a sort, the Constitutional process (not completely admittedly, i.e., Congressional Resolution Authorizing Force and not a Declaration of War)

Barry has executed an American citizen based on his say so. Several, in fact.

What will the next President do?

Will you only be skeptical when it's of the party you disagree most often?
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Old 25th Feb 2014, 02:36
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Brick,

No one is getting a Hellfire up their ass without it being vetted at multiple levels. The main balance is the President's sign off. He is still the terrorist's worst enemy, especially compared to those who let Bin Laden go so they could "chase" him to Iraq for justice.

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Old 25th Feb 2014, 03:00
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No one is getting a Hellfire up their ass without it being vetted at multiple levels.
No one? What about the 'collateral' deaths?
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Old 25th Feb 2014, 03:07
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Necessary evil for co habitant with terrorists !
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Old 25th Feb 2014, 03:09
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Children too?
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Old 25th Feb 2014, 03:14
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Yes, it happens, not good it does but it does.

You should try to do your damnedest to make sure it doesn't
and IMHO, only an extremely high value target like top 3,
top 10 where you would even contemplate it.
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Old 25th Feb 2014, 03:24
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The drone program is very unpopular in Pakistan...

“Pakistan has to raise this issue at various forums, including the United Nations, in order to gather more public momentum and public support from all over the world, which would force the United States to cut down or stop this violation, said Naveed Qamar, an opposition lawmaker.
In September 2012, a report by the Stanford Law School and the New York University School of Law gave an alarming account of the effect that assassination drone strikes have on ordinary people in Pakistan’s tribal areas.

“The number of ‘high-level’ targets killed as a percentage of total casualties is extremely low -- estimated at just 2 percent,” the report noted.
PressTV - Pakistan?s opposition parties slam US drone strikes

Just 2 percent are your "high level" targets??
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Old 25th Feb 2014, 03:29
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So is flying aircraft into buildings in NY and Washington !

I don't run the policy so don't blame me, that top 3, top 10 was just
my view at this point in time. They have a lot more intel to work with.
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Old 25th Feb 2014, 03:41
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The drone program is very unpopular in Pakistan...
Pakistan, if you missed the sunrise, standby for a time hack.

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Old 25th Feb 2014, 03:44
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John Hill, supporter of NK, the Pakis and anyone else who is anti US. I reckon he would have supported the North Vietnamese during the Vietnam War !

Friends of Jane Fonda are we ?
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Old 25th Feb 2014, 03:50
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North Vietnamese, of course, everyone loves a winner!
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Old 25th Feb 2014, 04:49
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... unless that winner is the United States, John?
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Old 25th Feb 2014, 05:10
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Saltie, I have been reading news papers, watching news reels and TV news since the Korean War very often featuring some American military adventure somewhere in the world but I am yet to see any report of an American victory parade.

I would really love to see America get a few wins..
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Old 25th Feb 2014, 05:21
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Grenada

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Old 25th Feb 2014, 07:13
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Children too?
Tell us this, JH, should an armed assailant come into your local supermarket, would you hide behind the children? That's what these bastards do.
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Old 25th Feb 2014, 07:47
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I would blow up the supermarket, children and all, that seems to be the accepted practice...
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