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Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Weathermaker, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. Weathermaker

    Weathermaker Washington Member

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    I didn't vote for him...but, today I am proud that he, as Commander in Chief, took the initiative to authorize appropriate action against the Samoli pirates.

    Flame me if you want...but, good for Obama on this one.
     
  2. Fobos

    Fobos Montana/Oregon Member

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    No comment.
     
  3. Weathermaker

    Weathermaker Washington Member

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    Yea...right.
     
  4. wakejoe

    wakejoe Beaverton, OR Well-Known Member

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    Cat fight!
     
  5. BUZO71

    BUZO71 Emerald Valley, Oregon New Member

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    :eatpop: Popcorn anyone?
     
  6. Teufel_Hunden

    Teufel_Hunden Albany, Oregon Active Member

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    I wonder if our new messiah even knew what action was taking place. I wouldn't be too swift to give him credit. He was proabably still so busy giving out other peoples money and firing private industry execs that he won't even have time to take credit till mid week.

    :chairfight:

    Once he figures who it was that took a tough stand on Americas behalf, he'll put a stop too it!

    Consider yourself flamed! :poke:
     
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    ZombieAssassin Oregon Member

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  8. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    But seriously it only took 5 days, mass out cry, and getting shot at by pirates.

    What should have happened is we should have had destroyers over there on patrol taking out the pirates a couple years ago. Last I heard the pirates made something like 80 million last year.
    Joke!

    But a big salute to the SEAL snipers. Three shots. Three kills.
     
  9. eriknemily

    eriknemily Tillamook County (Cheese!) Member

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    Anybody else think that we should hire blackwater to go in and wipe out these somali pirates:D
     
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  10. Weathermaker

    Weathermaker Washington Member

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    Naw...not really. After all you're in Albany. I was born in Lebanon...probably long before your life. I have senority. :D
     
  11. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Well the Captain will probably not disagree if he doesn't want to get audited...
     
  12. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone else seen the show on the history ch or discovery about the ex-spec ops guys fighting these pirates with no weapons? Their crazy.
     
  13. eriknemily

    eriknemily Tillamook County (Cheese!) Member

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    NO WEAPONS?:confused: Remind me again the first rule of going to a gunfight... bring a gun, eh!
     
  14. wakejoe

    wakejoe Beaverton, OR Well-Known Member

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    They have weapons. :) Just not shown on Cam.
     
  15. treemanx

    treemanx Spray, Or. Active Member

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    White House spin, being headlined in the press, is that President Barack Obama "twice approved force" to rescue Maersk Alabama Captain Richard Phillips from Somali pirates.
    What isn't making the headlines is that Obama flailed and dithered for nearly three days before first approving force.
    A White House chronology shows that Obama did not authorize the use of force to save the freighter captain until 3:00 AM Mogadishu time on Saturday, a full 48 hours after the Bainbridge reached the ship.

    Heres the link to the rest of the artice.....

    http://politicalwarfare.org/



    Havent felt proud of anyone in our Government for a while now....:bsflag:
     
  16. Teufel_Hunden

    Teufel_Hunden Albany, Oregon Active Member

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    I'd feel proud if the chosen one would prove he's a citizen. Possibly then I'd consider being proud!


    Impress me C in C Show us your papers!

    :lies:
     
  17. BrianL

    BrianL Hermiston Active Member

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    Until I learn more, I will be giving all the credit to the U.S. Navy.
     
  18. motoman98

    motoman98 Gresham, OR Active Member

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    Here, here.
    How about the Naval Commander on the scene.
    The guy who can really make THE DECISION
     
  19. jimwsea

    jimwsea Vancouver, Washington state Active Member

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    Why did it have to get to this point? I think I have been reading about pirate activities for over a year now. Why hasn't the US simply start providing escort services for a convoy of ships on a daily (or every few days) basis?
     
  20. VWTim

    VWTim Corvallis, OR Member

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    I'm guessing you don't realize how MANY ships there are out there. The US can't protect them all, nor should we.
     
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