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Old 09-01-2011, 08:20 AM
 
Location: Northern Va. from N.J.
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WikiLeaks: Iraqi children in U.S. raid shot in head, U.N. says

Among the dead were four women and five children. The children were all 5 years old or younger.


Read more: WikiLeaks: Iraqi children in U.S. raid shot in head, U.N. says | McClatchy
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Old 09-01-2011, 08:23 AM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
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Collateral damages - My arse! Slaughter is slaughter. My sympathies are with the survivors.
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Old 09-01-2011, 08:24 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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The article does not provide any PROOF that the US Military was involved.. just accusations..
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Old 09-01-2011, 08:25 AM
 
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How many kids have been killed in Libya? I'm sure more than has been reported, if any have been reported at all.
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Old 09-01-2011, 09:30 AM
 
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Tell that to the people who feel war is good for business.
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Old 09-01-2011, 11:03 AM
 
Location: Northern Va. from N.J.
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Collateral damages - My arse! Slaughter is slaughter. My sympathies are with the survivors.
Don't you know, it is only slaughter when it happens to the side our government supports.
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Old 09-01-2011, 11:04 AM
 
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War is hell.
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Old 09-01-2011, 11:08 AM
 
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Hopefully Obama can lay his head on the pillow at night and still get a good nights sleep.

Shows him to be no better than Gaddafi.
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Old 09-01-2011, 11:10 AM
 
Location: Northern Va. from N.J.
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The world has grown accustomed to the euphemism “collateral damage” to deaden human outrage over the killing of civilians. It is a phrase deployed when a big power or one of its friends gets a little trigger-happy while going after some “bad guy.”

New War Rationale: ‘Protect Civilians’ | Consortiumnews
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Old 09-01-2011, 11:12 AM
 
Location: Your computer screen.
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Where have all the anti-war protesters gone since Obama was elected?

August was the most deadly month in Afghanistan since the war started, and nary a word from the mainstream liberal media.
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