Somali pirates pocket at least $1.67 million

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    Are you fucking kidding me? They paid them?

     
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    how fucing stupid, now they do it again
     
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    Have we not learned anything about appeasement?
     
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    I expect Blackwater will be paying them a visit soon enough.
     
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    Why not? Bush paid China when they shot down our plane and took our people hostage. It's becoming a tradition. Wonder if Obama will keep it up.

    I feel for those in the future who are captured, or whose family members are captured thanks to the encouragement this government has given terrorists.
     
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    China didn't shoot down our plane. It collided with a Chinese fighter. It was caused by the Chinese pilot, but that doesn't change the fact that the plane landed on Mainland china. The Chinese had somewhat of a case.

    Fact is that these two incidents are no where near being in the same league.
     
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    Yo ho ho!
     
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    yeah i like the indian approach better than the reagan one...
     
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    Argh! Argh! Argh, matey!
     
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    the pirates have disrupted the suez canal forcing ships to take the longer route...2000 or so miles longer around the cape...adding to costs....insurance premiums are going up for the ships...

    somilia is in a civil war with a transitional government that is barely holding on...the pirates run for land and are home safe there...i can see the pirates view...why watch millions of dollars float by...while your country is in proverty and war
     

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