Troops, military vehicles gather in Bangkok

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    certainly the folks about to get blown away care but i was wondering about the poster children in this little playpen.

    you are somewhere within ten miles of my current position. either pm me or pop me something at yahoo with this name if you would like to meet. am currently at ruta maya for open mike night
     
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    Dude....I'm in Bangkok right now....what the fuck are you talking about....there isn't going to be a massacre.
     
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    okay, you want to tell us what is going to happen if and when the remaining red shirts refuse to abandon the encampment the army has surrounded?

    the progression i see is encirclement, sniping off the leadership followed by?

    if that was our police or troops, the next move after rejecting diplomatic solutions and the protestors refusing to comply with orders, is to hose the whole crowd down.

    what do you think is going to happen. i'm only reading news reports. you claim to be on the ground in country. i defer to your reporting.
     
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    You making such statements about the Thai people is indicative of your complete lack of understanding not only of the current situation but also the Thai culture as a whole. They have the Red Shirts surrounded in the Victory Monument area from Praram 4 to Silom to Central Chidlom to Pratunam. From my condo on Radjdamri Rd next to the Four Seasons Hotel we can see the burning tires, troops etc...

    The government wil keep them surrounded until they give up....period. There will be no mass bloodshed like you seem to want.
     
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    oh yeah, just what i want --- plenty of bloodshed.

    something tells me that you are of an upper caste and aren't going to be of much use to us american peons in support of your peasants. i hope whatever business it is that allows you the luxury of a condo in downtown bangkok isn't one that will make it difficult for your spirit to go anyplace pleasant after your body is dead.

    you assume wrong, but then i could be wrong that you are an effete bourgeois pig sitting in a condo with a prostitute or two sucking alcoholic beverages while you watch the fun in the streets below.

    one thing i do know about the thai people and their politics is that this sort of thing has happened every few years throughout my whole lifetime. there has never been a wholesale slaughter of dissidents that i know of but according to news reports this year's events are different in a major way.

    that is it is written that in the past, the much beloved thai king would step in and settle things down before they got to the stage we are seeing today. this year he has been very ill and not seen since january. is he dying? is the replacement going to be respected?

    so how much different is it for the army to be killing a few people at a time over a long period as opposed to blowing everybody away in an afternoon?
     
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    You sir are a judgemental ass....and you wonder why you spend your life at open mike nights.....try a little introspection and meditate on why your life is where it's at right now before casting dispersions on others based on your own pathetic, grandiose fantasies. In case you're wondering how a person can afford nice things it's called hard work and sacrifice...obvious alien concepts to some people on these boards.
     
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    It's obviously no big deal. The only thing that's happened so far is killing of 70-some inconsequential civilians who were voicing there pesky little opinions until the government decided that it was time to stomp them out.

    Imagine if Iran or North Korea or Venezuela had crushed unarmed civilians like this? Would there be any outcry in western media against it? If your answer is "Yes", the next obvious question is "Why wouldn't there be an outcry against the killing of these civilians in Thailand?"

    If you don't have a clear understanding on exactly why this would be, all you need to do is read through some of the responses on this thread. There are some people who believe that this kind of treatment of citizens by government forces is acceptable, so long as it aligns with their political philosophy. Humanity is not part of their equation.

    I find that attitude to be a disgusting abomination.
     
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    How long has this been going on? This is going on three months now?
     

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