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Originally posted by queenofsheba
reply to post by superman2012
You're being slightly drama. Your perception of this thread is obviously different than mine...and hey, that's cool. I just know what it feels like to be on the other side, not of public enemy number one thank goodness but to me, of course his son is going to stick up for him. Anyway, have a tornado warning coming my way so I'm gonna go have me a beer...LOL
Originally posted by gimme_some_truth
So was the arbitrary killing of nearly 3,000 innocent men and women on September 11th,2001....
Kind of sucks when your loved ones are killed....
In other words, I am saying he doesn't really have much room to complain.
Originally posted by Blackmarketeer
Let's ask him what he thinks of his father's arbitrary killing of 3,000 workers in the WTC towers on 9/11?
Originally posted by SLAYER69
reply to post by nenothtu
They seemed convinced he died in the raid.
Unless of course they are simply trying to take advantage of the situation.
Originally posted by mythos
of course this is a complex and emotionally sensitive issue, but it makes the ubiquitous Ghandi statement no less true:
"an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind"
and another one from MLK:
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
and finally (and i realize this will earn me a whole heap of ire), but for those who profess christian values--- is this what Christ would have advocated? he who forgive his enemies even as he was being crucified by them?
justice through violence? is that how an advanced culture copes with tragedy?
too readily to we cry for blood, not understanding that such visceral remedies are merely temporary salves for our pain.
violence begets violence.
such is the world we tolerate.
an earlier poster stated - live by the sword, die by the sword.
it certainly wasn't a dove that the US has been wielding.
"If he has been summarily executed then we question the propriety.....
Originally posted by ~Lucidity
Emotion aside, technically, he may be right, if this was considered an act of war that they used as the precedent to go in there. Killing vs capturing an unarmed combatant would be illegal, no? I think that's what I've read anyway.
That's still the OS, right? Unarmed? I lost track of this particular detail.
Apparently, plenty of others agree.
Concerns raised over shooting of unarmed bin Laden, burial
ormer West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt told German TV the operation could have incalculable consequences in the Arab world at a time of unrest there.
"It was quite clearly a violation of international law," .
It was a view echoed by high-profile Australian human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson.
"It's not justice. It's a perversion of the term. Justice means taking someone to court, finding them guilty upon evidence and sentencing them," Robertson told Australian Broadcasting Corp television from London.