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Old 03-08-2013, 09:32 AM
 
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O’Reilly made the point that he was really talking about the hypocrisy of liberals condemning waterboarding under George W. Bush while accepting drones under President Obama. To continue that discussion, O’Reilly invited Columbia University professor Dr. Marc Lamont Hill to discuss the issue.
The No Spin Zone is right on target.

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Hill agreed with O’Reilly that the left “doesn’t want to deal with” drones, saying, “I think the problem is we have convinced ourselves that Obama’s drones are somehow softer and kinder and gentler than Bush’s drones.”
You mean leftist hypocrisy is front and center??

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Helping make O’Reilly’s central point, he added, “We refuse to hold President Obama accountable for drones the same way we would have under the Bush administration.”

“So basically you’re saying your crew is hypocritical on the issue?” O’Reilly interrupted, clearly happy to have a liberal confirming his hypothesis.
Why YES! Leftist hypocrisy is on full display and even an honest, objective leftist can't hide that fact!

But here's the real kicker:

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Hill explained that whenever he would try to “hold Obama accountable” for things like drones, Democrats would tell him to be quiet until after the election and look at the bigger picture. “People have convinced themselves that Obama is much more reasonable and dovish on war issues than he actually is and I don’t think it’s just strategy,” he said. “I think we are wrong.”


Marc Lamont Hill Slams Obama’s Drone Policy: Unlike Bush, ‘We Refuse To Hold Him Accountable’ | Mediaite

We have ONE objective liberal. How many others will come out and agree with Dr. Hill? Or will hypocrisy and conspicuous silence still trump your good conscious??
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:37 AM
 
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What's wrong with you? Don't you believe in grading on a curve?
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:39 AM
 
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Good post. Even liberals here have admitted it whether the know or not.

One liberal loon the other day basically defended Obama lying and didn't see a big deal with it, because the loon has the opinion that the right is worse so its ok.

Liberals are the biggest hypocrites and liars. Looking at the Bush years and Obama years and how the media/liberals behaved proves that
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:52 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Before others can hold him accountable, he has to hold himself accountable and admit as much.

When an administration is run by taking credit when things go well and blaming the other side when things go wrong what do you expect their followers to do ? Why the same of course.
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:56 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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when will you understand that it is BUSH's fault.
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:56 AM
 
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While water boarding and the use of drones are apples and oranges I don't agree with using drones on US citizens.
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Old 03-08-2013, 10:05 AM
 
Location: Jewel Lake (Sagle) Idaho
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While water boarding and the use of drones are apples and oranges I don't agree with using drones on US citizens.
A total of THREE people were waterboarded when Bush was in office. All were "really bad guys" that had helped with 9/11. And as unpleasant as it might have been...all survived it, and at least one provided the intellegence that lead to Bin Laden's death. Now...just how many have been KILLED by drone strikes? How many that have been killed as a result were not guilty of ANY crime?

In general, I am not opposed to how we have used drones. Any time we can kill terrorists without putting our people in danger is a good thing. But to condemn our use of "waterboarding" while giving drone strikes a free pass just due to who is in the big White House, is hypocrasy.
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Old 03-08-2013, 10:07 AM
 
Location: Earth
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A total of THREE people were waterboarded when Bush was in office. All were "really bad guys" that had helped with 9/11. And as unpleasant as it might have been...all survived it, and at least one provided the intellegence that lead to Bin Laden's death. Now...just how many have been KILLED by drone strikes? How many that have been killed as a result were not guilty of ANY crime?

In general, I am not opposed to how we have used drones. Any time we can kill terrorists without putting our people in danger is a good thing. But to condemn our use of "waterboarding" while giving drone strikes a free pass just due to who is in the big White House, is hypocrasy.
You got some proof that it's only 3?
You made the claim...
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Old 03-08-2013, 10:08 AM
 
Location: Eastern Missouri
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Good post. Even liberals here have admitted it whether the know or not.

One liberal loon the other day basically defended Obama lying and didn't see a big deal with it, because the loon has the opinion that the right is worse so its ok.

Liberals are the biggest hypocrites and liars. Looking at the Bush years and Obama years and how the media/liberals behaved proves that
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Old 03-08-2013, 10:09 AM
 
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Before others can hold him accountable, he has to hold himself accountable and admit as much.

When an administration is run by taking credit when things go well and blaming the other side when things go wrong what do you expect their followers to do ? Why the same of course.
Very good point. It all goes hand in hand. Even more troubling is that the drone issue was apparently brought up by logical and objective liberals during the election but was shot down for reasons that I believe we can all figure out.

Anything and everything to protect this President.

It's beyond shameful. And they wonder why we call them "sheep?"
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