Saddam got a trial, Qaddafi got a bullet

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/21/w...ay-qaddafi-stronghold-has-fallen.html?_r=1&hp

    You know it amazes me how much history is decided to be right or wrong by what the media says
    Without our fighter jest Qaddafi is probably still alive, no congress, no reason we are ever told. Saddam is given years, congress twice concludes we are better off without him by resolve, he is arrested, has a fair trial and hanged for crimes against his own people. Some-how GWB is the bad guy in all of this and not sure what BHO is suppose to be any-more

    URGENT: A U.S. Predator drone, along with a French fighter jet, fired on a 'large convoy' — part of which is shown here — said to be carrying Muammar Qaddafi in the moments before he was caught and killed, a U.S. defense official tells Fox News.
    BREAKING NEWS
    U.S. Predator Drone Fired On Qaddafi Convoy, Official Says | Fox News
     
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    Very good point. And this was the most blatant up front 'War for Oil' i've ever seen. Shame on the Liberal Press and all others who were cheerleading for this war.
     
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    Not true. The Brits, the French, and plenty of other nations participated in the air strikes against Gadaffi.

    This was not our call. It was the Libyans. Just like Saddam was the Iraqi's call.
     
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    Saddam was tried by the Iraqi People. Gaddafi was killed by Rebel Forces, trying to escape.

    Not quite the same thing.
     
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    Pretty gruesome stuff. I don't see anything to celebrate here. Our new puppets could be even more brutal than Ghaddafi. So excuse me if i don't jump for joy.
     
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    This is what I would have said had i been earlier:)
     
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    The point is that I am not sure why Obama gets a free pass on this stuff. It matters not that the brits an French also attacked.
    Why did we then?
    iLet me add that there was close to 50 other countries that helped us with Iraq, yet the two are treated so different
     
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    Bush tried to assassinate Saddam on the first day of the war.
     
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    The difference is that American forces caught Saddam and had him in custody and could control what happened. If Iraqi forces had caught him, he would have died on the spot too.
     
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    Bingo.
     
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