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Fred Sanders

(23,946 posts)
Sat Nov 14, 2015, 05:57 PM Nov 2015

Lebanon Holds Day of Mourning After Deadly Beirut Blasts

Source: BBC

Lebanon is holding a national of mourning after at least 41 people were killed in two sucide bombings in the capital, Beirut.

The Islamic State (ISIS) said it was behind the attacks.......

Read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-34805466

A new kind of war against an enemy fighting a new and completely moral-free kind of battle.
Lebanon Holds Day of Mourning After Deadly Beirut Blasts (Original Post) Fred Sanders Nov 2015 OP
...... politicman Nov 2015 #1
Western media dismissed the carnage in a civilian area saying the area was a "Hezbollah area", Fred Sanders Nov 2015 #2
Yep, I saw that: cpwm17 Nov 2015 #4
Solidarity! riderinthestorm Nov 2015 #3
Love that snip independentpiney Nov 2015 #6
K&r uppityperson Nov 2015 #5
For most, I do not recommend watching this video Jarqui Nov 2015 #7


(710 posts)
1. ......
Sat Nov 14, 2015, 06:15 PM
Nov 2015

Because these terrorist killers attacking and killing our innocent civilians have way less morals than our fighter pilots that drop bombs from 1000 feet that end up killing their innocents and civilians?

Or is it that our lives are way more valuable than those brown peoples lives, that we consider them killing our innocents as a bigger act of immoral behaviour than when we kill theirs?

Fred Sanders

(23,946 posts)
2. Western media dismissed the carnage in a civilian area saying the area was a "Hezbollah area",
Sat Nov 14, 2015, 06:49 PM
Nov 2015

so nothing to see here, folks!

Please, Western folks, please try to see that Muslims and Christians share a common enemy that is killing and terrorizing both and creating millions of refugees of every religion and creed....who would want to stay in Syria?

ISIS is the common enemy of the world.



(23,272 posts)
3. Solidarity!
Sat Nov 14, 2015, 06:54 PM
Nov 2015

ISIS must be destroyed. I hope we'll be smarter this time around and use more effective methods.

I'm loving Charles Pierce's idea to find the money sources and CUT THEM OFF!

Its time for this to stop. It's time to be pitiless against the bankers and against the people who invest in murder to assure their own survival in power. Assets from these states should be frozen, all over the west. Money trails should be followed, wherever they lead. People should go to jail, in every country in the world. It should be done state-to-state. Stop funding the murder of our citizens and you can have your money back. Maybe. If we're satisfied that you'll stop doing it. And, it goes without saying, but we'll say it anyway – not another bullet will be sold to you, let alone advanced warplanes, until this act gets cleaned up to our satisfaction. If that endangers your political position back home, that's your problem, not ours. You are no longer trusted allies. Complain, and your diplomats will be going home. Complain more loudly, and your diplomats will be investigated and, if necessary, detained. Retaliate, and you do not want to know what will happen, but it will done with cold, reasoned and, yes, pitiless calculation. It will not be a blind punch. You will not see it coming. It will not be an attack on your faith. It will be an attack on how you conduct your business as sovereign states in a world full of sovereign states.


(1,510 posts)
6. Love that snip
Sun Nov 15, 2015, 09:32 AM
Nov 2015

And the whole piece, which I just searched for and read http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/news/a39727/paris-attacks-middle-eastern-oligarchies/

I get the sense that the Gulf states support of murderous extremists is starting to come out of the shadows and hopefully it will reach a point where the leadership of the civilized world will be forced to confront it,regardless of oil and money


(9,788 posts)
7. For most, I do not recommend watching this video
Sun Nov 15, 2015, 07:27 PM
Nov 2015

It is nightmarish horrible. I stopped it quite quickly.

But it underscores a point well made that Paris got as much attention as they did while something as awful as that video only made it to the less prominent portions of the news. It was every bit as brutal as Paris.

It's worse than any video I've seen of the horror in France. The human screaming is just horrific.

I hope we can figure out a way to stop this madness soon.
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