Drone attacks

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Ravi, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. Ravi
    Offline

    Ravi Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2008
    Messages:
    82,351
    Thanks Received:
    12,828
    Trophy Points:
    2,205
    Location:
    Hating Hatters
    Ratings:
    +31,101
    From what I understand, the attack on the embassy in Libya was in retribution for drone attacks.

    I've noticed some USMB posters calling Obama a murderer because of these drone attacks.

    You have to wonder what that label of murderer coming from Americans does to help stir up terrorists.

    :eusa_eh:
     
  2. IHBF
    Offline

    IHBF BANNED

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2010
    Messages:
    883
    Thanks Received:
    154
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +154
    Especially when the previous president was called one too.
     
  3. Conservative
    Offline

    Conservative Type 40

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2011
    Messages:
    17,082
    Thanks Received:
    2,026
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Ratings:
    +2,030
    link?
     
  4. Billo_Really
    Offline

    Billo_Really Litre of the Band

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2005
    Messages:
    22,306
    Thanks Received:
    1,803
    Trophy Points:
    205
    Location:
    Long Beach, Ca
    Ratings:
    +3,386
    Not as much as a drone attack killing innocent civilians and wiping out families because some 20 year old kid, sitting behind a joy-stick in Nevada, with this juvenille Top Gun attitude, called in an air-strike, because he confirmed there were no children seen in 3 SUV's traveling on this road in Afghanistan. The fact that he deliberately sent confusing messages to commander's in the area and the helicopter crews that fired the hellfire missles, by actually seeing children from his drone, but referring to them as "adolescents". If they were children, no attack. If they were adolescents, they could be of jihadist age, so attack is authorized.

    How would you like to live in a country where there was a chance you might get hit by a missle on your way to the liquour store, from some foreign military illegally in your country?
     
  5. strollingbones
    Online

    strollingbones Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2008
    Messages:
    67,971
    Thanks Received:
    16,075
    Trophy Points:
    2,190
    Location:
    chicken farm
    Ratings:
    +34,162
    drone attacks should not be used unless the target is very specific
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  6. Billo_Really
    Offline

    Billo_Really Litre of the Band

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2005
    Messages:
    22,306
    Thanks Received:
    1,803
    Trophy Points:
    205
    Location:
    Long Beach, Ca
    Ratings:
    +3,386
    The targets are always specific, like the wedding party we hit that killed 33 Afghan's.
     
  7. Valerie
    Offline

    Valerie Gold Member

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2008
    Messages:
    24,760
    Thanks Received:
    5,986
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Ratings:
    +10,337

    Extremists don't speak for Libya - CNN.com
     
  8. Ravi
    Offline

    Ravi Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2008
    Messages:
    82,351
    Thanks Received:
    12,828
    Trophy Points:
    2,205
    Location:
    Hating Hatters
    Ratings:
    +31,101
    There are a couple in this thread:

    http://www.usmessageboard.com/politics/239984-president-obama-the-murderer.html#post5795974

    There are more out there but you can search as easily as I can.
     
  9. Valerie
    Offline

    Valerie Gold Member

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2008
    Messages:
    24,760
    Thanks Received:
    5,986
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Ratings:
    +10,337

    Six things to know about attack that killed Ambassador Stevens – This Just In - CNN.com Blogs
     
  10. Ravi
    Offline

    Ravi Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2008
    Messages:
    82,351
    Thanks Received:
    12,828
    Trophy Points:
    2,205
    Location:
    Hating Hatters
    Ratings:
    +31,101
    Valerie, what are you trying to say, exactly? I realize that these attacks appear to be terrorists and that the Libyan government has nothing to do with them.
     

Share This Page