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Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by Pestilence Hemp, Oct 7, 2008.

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  1. Pestilence Hemp

    Pestilence Hemp Journeyman
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    Well there wasn't much debating just finger pointing, and really just flat out not answering the questions.

    I'm not for either "side," but im definatly against Mccann\Palin.


    Beer and weed could only make me watch for so long.....
     
  2. T'Challa

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    Dudes couldn't even stay under their own self-imposed timer, how are they supposed to run our country?

    Once again, a case of "both candidates suck, why vote at all?"
     
  3. Speedy Orkit

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    Because I really don't want to get sent all around the world fighting for resources? Then again, I don't want to pull out now and make us look like jay jay's
     
  4. Tigsalot

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    anyone that can do the robot correctly gets my vote


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    ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh snap!
     
  5. Trep

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    i dont think either of them actually answered a single question...it all just got spun into campaign speeches

    the moderators should be allowed to say "Thats nice, but you didnt answer the question, try again" and not move on till the give a real response.
     
  6. Mogluk

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    I was hoping for a debate ...not a debacle.....
     
  7. Tigsalot

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  8. Mogluk

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    good pic.....Bush will go down in history as a very important person in history.... but not for anything good he did....one of the biggest enablers in our history
     
  9. Czarina

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    If i go back to iraq over one of these dumba**es running then im gunna move to canada and hide out and play UO so my phone line is permanatly tied up.
     
  10. Mogluk

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    I agree, I can say I voted for Bush both terms, it would be the largest loss in our nations history if we left Iraq before the country could defend and govern itself. But Bush has shot our country in both feet for the last 4 years (I actually liked his first 4). amazingly clinton was very similar his first 4 years were really good, but then scandal crept in the last 4....
     
  11. Czarina

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    bah i voted for bush also but them the doodoo head made it possible for me to spend 5 years in iraq! *puts voodoo curse on him*
    as for iraq being able to defend themselves. From what i saw over there that will never happen. They are set in thier ways and religion and have no want to turn into a country thats a mirror image of the united states. Most just want us gone so they can get back to thier lives.
     
  12. Pestilence Hemp

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    Nicely put!

    i think its funny that people dont realize that all these countries hate us becuase were in there lands. the we have the brilliant idea that if they hate us there agaisnt us. then our course of action is to attack them.

    those countries have survived for thousands of years without our help im sure theyll make it another couple of thousand years.

    Pulling the hell out of there, doesnt make us weak! Staying there makes us stupid.

    As for Iran, them people have every right to do whatever the hell they want.
    we have no right to say you can or cant make stuff. If they are gonna make bombs thats there choice, if they choose to use those weps against people, thats there choice. But so they know we then have the choice to kick there ass. so make there nukes, for power or war. Just remeber that if you set a wep off, be prepared to get an ass whooping!


    Again i'm not for either side, but im definatly against Mccain\Palin. ******* shouldnt have power. (by ******* i mean people holding us back)
     
  13. Mogluk

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    um your statement about building whatever they want is clearly an indication you have no idea what a uclear bomb does in the wrong hands. Go back and look what happened when we bombed japan. now times that by 100...... you want that in the hands of people who have stated what they will use it for... just think if Hitler had the A-bomb first, they missed it by 8 months, only because we took out key resources eeded to make the weapon grade uranium.
     
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  15. GoodGuy

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    No country in the modern world has survived for thousands of years
     
  16. Sweeney

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    China's been around for about 2000 years as a unified country
     
  17. kelmo

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    Stop making sense! China has gone through some changes in the past hundred years though...
     
  18. Turtle

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    I thought both Biden and Obama did well. Palin was terrible and wouldn't answer any questions because she's umm...err ROC is bad mmmkk
    I though Obama did much better in this debate than in the previous and I thought McCain looked mad last night when he lost on his silly jabs and jokes that failed. Once he got angry and lost control he started doing really bad.
    His one chance to really get back on track was the Navy guy who asked a question to him towards the end and he did well. But I thought Obama really had a good answer too so it didn't make McCain stand out and that SHOULD have been his wheel house, I dunno how he screwed that one up.
     
  19. Pestilence Hemp

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    your right. I met to say people have survived for thousands of years. Countries collapse, because people get tired of dealing with the crap dealt by the people "in charge." and i use that term loosely.
     
  20. Pestilence Hemp

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    My point in all these threads are, I can make stuff up too. follow me and i will be your "New Leader." Muahahaha......
     
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    Dynasty's have a beginning and an end for a reason.... :scholar:
     
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  23. Czarina

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    any info i post is from 5 years of personal face to face experience.
     
  24. Pestilence Hemp

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    Please tell us then, are other countries happy that we are in there lands? telling them how it is.

    F.Y.I. im not attacking the military, there just doing there job like everyone else. but really if its not working its time to find somthing that is.
     
  25. May I ask what your occupation in the military was?
     
  26. Czarina

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    Bennos Im a medic and was normaly assigned to the convoy escort teams out there as a team medic.

    Pestilence while i was over there this is what we were told by the natives. For the first part of being there they loved it. We brought them alot of stuff they didnt have, gave them great ideas on how to build things and maintain stuff. For the most part they do have cities that are as big as smaller cities in the U.S. like feluja. (think i spelled that wrong) But we have stayed our welcome. They are for the most part ready for us to leave. They have taken the initiative to build road side shacks and have armed iraqis at them as a police force. Unfortunatly for them thier enemies have figured out how to infiltrate thier police training. That we are giving them. and then use it to thier advantage to attack the U.S. In the statistics that they dont show you on the news out here The iraqis are NOT thier targets, The americans are. Its bad when people are going to the other side (keep in mind this number is larger then you think) just because thier family member was killed by collateral damage from one of our defense attacks against someone trying to blow us up. Sorry if im rambling but i saw alot out there in my time. Good things and bad. I was even shot in the hand by a 11 year old boy who was helping his father set up a IED. Then again I went to schools out there multiple times to hand out clothes and food.

    So in closing, Yes they like having us there for the extra security but the majority of the people there want us gone to go about thier business. We have overstayed our welcome. Its time to bring the troops home.
     
  27. Czarina

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    I forgot to mention that what i believe is that sure they like our help in these countries in short visits to help them fight the enemy clean up thier towns and then leave. Not to build huge bases that will most likely become permanant duty stations. There are 4 in Iraq alone that we will be at for the rest of time.
     
  28. Pestilence Hemp

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    "over stayed our welcome," sounds right. glad we could help to begin but we need to go. there is nothing wrong with that!
     
  29. Czarina

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    this is how the iraq thing has gone.

    US - we set goals you need to finish by this time
    Iraq - Okay (doesnt meet the time) (doesnt even try)
    US okay we will try again here is more time
    Iraq whoops we forgot again (late)
    US more time....
    Iraq nope
    blah blah rinse and repeat. They like our free money we give them and the free stuff we give them. Just look at the total cost of the war so far. And I dont want to hear anyone say "oh thats not a war its a police action/peace keeping mission"
    F**K THAT! ITS A GO**A*M! WAR!!! I watched too many of my friends die over there and i personally had too many other soldiers who i didnt even know die in my arms! I seen kids killed for doing the same stuff the terrorists are doing. There is no age limit on whos fighting against us. They are sticking up for what they believe in.

    Im gunna stop here cause this is a very sore subject to me and i dont really want to offend anyone or go against ROC. so this is my last post on this subject.
     
  30. Black magick

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    Yes, lets let them so then when the time comes around you can ***** about us occupying iran instead. As for Iraq, the Iraqis that don't want us out are the ones who realize that after we pull out, eventually someone will rise to power by force. Chances are the leader will be an agent in a terrorist organization. To them it will be another leader who leads by fear and silences those who attempt to oppose him, or reveal what he truely is. To us, it will just be a failed war and an enemy still.
     
  31. Thanks Czar, if its cool to call you that....Thanks for your service! *salutes*

    Overstayed our welcome, come now....sure the people who want to take over Iraq without our troops there have itchy trigger fingers, if we leave without the people understanding the freedom they have, where will they be without us? Under the same reign of some other asshat who has a bigger arsenal then the rival gang.
     
  32. Pestilence Hemp

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    Yes i reserve the right to *****! If i didnt people that think there opinions are superior to everyone else's would rule supreme. if people just sit back and allow there country to be taken over by asses i say let them. then maybe one day when there finally sick enough of it theyll get a backbone and stand up for them selves. (sound like any place you know?) give them help.....sure. hold there hands, and make all the decisions for them.....NO Thanks!
     
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    My 2 cents are...

    a. I voted for Bush both terms. Extremely disappointed in the 2nd.
    b. No way, no how would I allow Iran to possess nuclear weapons. You must understand that in their religion dying to take out the infidels only guarantees them an eternity with 72 virgins. The main difference between Iran and the Soviet union is this: Mutually assured destruction was actually a deterrent for the Soviet Union.

    c. I am voting for McCain/Palin, but with my nose plugged. I could not possibly vote for Obama because his positions will take us quickly toward a more socialist society, and the free market and capitalism will take years to recover from his policies...if it ever does. Not to mention judges...

    d. I think we need to finish the job in Iraq. I agree, that the people over there just want to get on with their lives. Hopefully they will be able to do that soon without the fear of anarchy for a failed government, or Iran coming in and taking over Iraq.


    And here is something ironic...Anyone realize that we have covered the 2 major taboo topics on stratics in the last couple of days. Both are still on Page 1, and both were started by Pestilence Hemp. Trouble maker...
     
  34. Pestilence Hemp

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    Hey Hey, I thought both threads went quite well. everyone voiced there opinions, and didnt really get offensive. id say it was 2 very successful Threads.

    ...And what can i say im active in things. i may not trust or believe in it all, but i like to sample it. it helps one to become more learned.

    Hopefully we all learned a little bout ourselves, and of others.......Now lets all get close for a group hug.
     
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  36. Ole Cheapy

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    I have always considered you an intelligent person, but..... The fact that you don't see the real reason our troops were in Iraq is kinda sad, and that you think it's ok for America to impose their will on others is really disturbing to me.
     
  37. Ole Cheapy

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    I would try to explain to you that by concentrating and fighting trying to prevent a country from having nuclear weapons only gives it to them that much faster, but I don't think you are ready to hear that nor would you understand it. I think you're a decent person/orc, but you have much to learn about reality.
     
  38. Ole Cheapy

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    W O W is all I can say. I think it's wrong the way the U.S. brainwash their troops. "A mirror image of the united states" how funny! *shakes head*
     
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    Which was?...la
     
  40. Ole Cheapy

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    Are you aware that there are foreign countries that own land in the great USA? I didn't say foreign people or foreign companies, I said " foreign countries"! How smart is that? We trying to tell others how to run their country, and at the same time we're selling off our own! HELLO!!!!!!! *shakes head*
     
  41. Sweeney

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    Unless you're talking about embassies you must mean foreign gov't controlled companies, which fall under the US's eminent domain realm.
    We "own" land in almost every country in the form of embassies as well.
     
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    A polite reminder. We are discussing ideas, philosophies, and policies here. Personal attacks on individuals have no place in this or any thread on Siege Stratics. Thank you.

    From the RoC:

    R. Off Topic (OT) are not prohibited, but should be posted within reason. There are some topics that are not appropriate for the forums. All posts are subject to these rules (the RoC). Excessive OT posts will be dealt with on a case by case basis.
     
  43. Czarina

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    kind of curious where you got this info from? considering all the rules, laws and regulations for even someone from another country has to get thru to set a foot in the U.S.

    Ill believe this if you can send a reliable link to the info. Cause ive never read or heard about this.
     
  44. Ole Cheapy

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    Rico, I'll try and keep it brief cuz I don't want anyone thinking my intentions are to personally attack anyone. I live in the U.S. and I love it here, but no one likes to be told what to do. And the more troops we send to Iraq, no more they will resist, and the more they resist, the more people will die. In the end all we do when we try to impose our will on other countries is create more war.

    I think we first need to change ourselves before we try to change others. Then maybe we could improve our relationship with some of the other countries and then maybe they wouldn't wanna blow us up. :)
     
  45. Ole Cheapy

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    If you mean because you didn't see it on FOX or ABC then that's the point, we are controlled how and what to think by our media. We (US) are control freaks.
     
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    I lost interest in even watching this round of debate ! They still are NOT speaking to me. . neither one of them are speaking TO me. They still can label me an undecided voter...undecided because neither party of politicians is speaking to me nor US per say. They seem to find it easier to bash the other party when in reality both parties and the feds all got us into this mess as well as Americans trying to live ABOVE their means. Granted folks should have a decent home but if folks making 30k or 40k a year got talked into a 250k home mortgage...by lenders that tossed away common sense trying to get folks deeper in debt than they should have dared lend out to them.........this been going on since many years even before just Bushs in office even before just Clinton in office and kept on being left unaccounted for by BOTH PARTIES and here we are given a mega bailout and BOTH PARTIES had to just add more porkbarrel fat to the deficit........... so that they could have politics as usual buying off each others congress or senators to get hefty fat mega bailout vote passed.

    NEITHER party is speaking ......just blathering psuedo intellectual BS or to point the finger of irresponsibility at someone else or the other party...soon as someone anyone steps up to the plate and says WE ALL FKD UP...then that one will GET MY VOTE and also tell us HOW to get out of the mess they and we all put this nation into ..to where the USA is now the leader in global economic CHAOS more yet to follow.

    I want one of em to say..........NO we not bailin this or that out..we are NOT spending MORE to fix squat it is time to NOT.........buy not spend nor support stupid pet projects lets get to work doing something to make a loss become our gains without going further in the hole ie .........fine some folks for making this mess tell others sorry you spent OVER your income...take a smaller home now instead ......pay your darn credit card bills and we as the us govt will pay ours too without making more phoney monopoly play money to get us back on track as a global leader nation ...not put us into the hole financially further !

    Till then I feel I do not have anyone to cast my vote towards till some one male or female steps up to the plate and says enough is enough......no bs no psuedo intellectual bs talking no put downs of everyone else and looks into the mirror of reality............that person then will get my vote !
     
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    i dont watch FOX or ABC cause 99% of it is glorified lies to make what we are doing look good. Its all a popularity thing. Lets get the people to think we are doing the right thing but hey we will leave out all the important stuff. This has been going on forever. We want our people happy so show them the good stuff. Leave out the parts that would **** them off. I know a certain highly respected military battalion that shot thier own US soldiers, blew up thier own guntrucks, blew up a marine tank while wounding 3 marines in the process. But did you all see that on the news? No! All you saw is blah blah this unit is doing great in iraq and setting standards.

    And its not the first time that our wonderfull media has left out the truth. So im sure there is something hidden underneath the info that you gathered off FOX or ABC
     
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    Funny thing is we are all arguing some of the same points.

    1) we dont like the current admin.

    2) were not happy with the regurgitated, choices "there giving" us.

    3) I think all sides can agree we want outta this war crap. weither it be just leave, or finish what we started. we want out!

    4) the money wasted other places could be made to better ourselves.

    5) Tired of being controlled, and controlling others.


    Do they still offer the write in balled? maybe everyone should write someone in. they may not win(You know there gonna cheat again) but maybe itll show people that these arent the chioces we have to make.

    the 2 party system has failed. we need some "change" from them.




    Oh and everyone knows real news comes from fake news shows.
    Stewart\Colbert 08........
     
  49. Turtle

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    Vote for Obama!
     
  50. Mogluk

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    cheapy, I am not against allowing a country to have some self determination in regards to its self defense. But in no way shape or form do I want a unstable, idealogical country thats leaders have espoused genocide against another group of people getting their hands on nuclear weapons.

    and if you think for a moment that the collective free world will allow Iran to have nuclear weapns your funny. Its clear the rest of the world believes the same waya s we do from the number of countries attempting to hold the embargoes and investigations in Iran. and soemthing tells me that Iran will probably ahve some mysterious explosion right in the area where they are buildinga nd researching nuclear weapons.... just a guess and will probably be an airstrike that most of the free world will just ignore.....
     
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