US Military Says Repositioning Forces In Area Around Libya To Be Able To Provide Flexibility And Options

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Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:05 | 1003882 buzzsaw99
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Did they bring any cruise missiles? I hear they work a lot better these days.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:12 | 1003903 Charlie Bravo
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Of course we did.

Charlie Bravo

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:16 | 1003925 buzzsaw99
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Charlie Bravo Tango Tripoli-Blockade Bitchez!

Charlie Bravo KaDAffy Cruise Missile Bitchez!

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:21 | 1003946 Cognitive Dissonance
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Doesn't the Marines' Hymn have something to do with this?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marines'_Hymn

From the Halls of Montezuma,
To the shores of Tripoli;
Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:36 | 1004017 Agent P
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I've caught myself whistling that at least once a day since this thing started.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:39 | 1004031 alien-IQ
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Here's what American style "caring" looks like...which begs the question...Who is America trying to protect?:

Libya: African mercenaries 'immune from prosecution for war crimes'

African mercenaries hired by the Gaddafi regime to kill Libyan protesters would be immune from prosecution for war crimes due to a clause in this weekend's UN resolution that was demanded by the United States.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/835...

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:59 | 1004111 KCMLO
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Didn't we withdraw from that in 2002 to "protect" the contractors we hire that are pretty much in everything but name, mercs.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 13:53 | 1004267 New_Meat
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CD-yes, and some of us remember the D.I. saying: "You're going to keep on doing it until you do it right!"

- Ned

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 13:06 | 1004130 aint no fortuna...
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Would this become a territory or our 51st state?

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 13:09 | 1004140 Stuart
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Nah, Ghadaffi's residence will be an oversized pond though.

 

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:17 | 1003928 schoolsout
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boom!

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:22 | 1003952 Sudden Debt
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Yes, I've even heard that there is a 1% chance that one might even hit the right target if they fire 100 of them at the same time to the same target!

Technology, I LOVE IT!

 

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:29 | 1003968 buzzsaw99
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Warning: Do not shoot at the cruise missiles, it makes them, er, unpredictable.

 

disclaimer: I am not a bloodthirsty bastidge. But if KaDaffy got his it might save lives.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:09 | 1003890 Sudden Debt
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NAPALM FOR EVERYBODY!!!

AND NUKES FOR DESERT!

 

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:18 | 1003923 Cognitive Dissonance
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I think you mean "Nukes for the Libyan desert", right?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libyan_Desert

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:33 | 1004005 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Gadaffi fights fire with cash, hands it out to whoever is hanging out in his opium den.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:37 | 1004023 MachoMan
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Someone has to create all that glass to replace all the broken windows we'll need to stimulate our economy

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:27 | 1003977 Confucious 222
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It's all for the children, ya know.

That's why we get paid extra.

It's all for the children.

 

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:52 | 1004094 MarketTruth
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Typical USA spreading peace and democracy one DRONE MISSILE at a time.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 14:05 | 1004305 A Texan
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"NAPALM FOR EVERYBODY!!!

AND NUKES FOR DESERT!"

Sounds like a parody of "Money for nothing, and chicks for free."

Which reminds me of a song parody that I heard in '86, when Reagan bombed Libya, that was based on John Cougar Mellencamp's "Rockin' in the USA" - it was called "Rockets from the USA."  Damned fine song, too, I just wish that I could find it somewhere. 

Sam Kinison also had a great routine on that raid, especially the part about how we "accidentally" dropped a laser-guided bomb on the French embassy...and the fact that our pilots had to fly another 6,500 air miles because the Froggies didn't give us overflight rights is just a ... pure coincidence. 

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:09 | 1003891 Fish Gone Bad
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It's only fun until someone loses an eye.  Then the party is started.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:09 | 1003895 EscapeKey
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That Libya has oil is just a coincidence. This is strictly a humanitarian mission.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:22 | 1003926 depression
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"smash and grab" on the geopolitical stage

If we (twitter/CIA) can just keep this "liberty" wave rolling, we might just end up with ALL the oil reserves in the end !

God Bless America !

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:26 | 1003956 bigkahuna
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Obama and anyone who feels this way needs to get their guns and head up to the front line. Don't send real Marines and Soldiers into another bullshit mission.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:18 | 1003936 Sudden Debt
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LET'S GIVE THEM DEMOCRAZY THE HARD WAY!!

 

 

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:27 | 1003980 Sudden Debt
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ONLY 2 JUNKS?!!

IS TODAY A JEW HOLIDAY!?!

THAT POST IS WORTH AT LEAST 5 JUNKS!!

 

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:30 | 1003991 buzzsaw99
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I think it is ROSH-STFU day bitchez!

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 14:35 | 1004001 EscapeKey
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To get 5, you need to make a sarcastic reference to Israel as the great harbinger of peace.

edit: Damn, SD, you made it to 5 by the time I got 2.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:42 | 1004050 aheady
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My Monday morning is complete. No, it doesn't take much.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:20 | 1003937 Gert_B_Frobe
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No need for humanitarian aid. Libya sits on the UN Human Rights council. All is well.

Ahhh, that's right, the UN is getting around to ousting them from said Council. NM, commence humanitarian aid mission "Turn it All to Glass".

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:39 | 1004036 Saxxon
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I think Khaddafy is doomed.  Why?  Because arch-Magister Hillary was running her piehole about MK's atrocities to humanity, this morning.

Our Admin would not release such commentary unless they were comfortable Khaddafy was a lost cause.  What we have here is the Administration scrambling to get to the head of the parade and pretend they are leading it.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:48 | 1004073 EscapeKey
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The same goes for the UK. Harsh rhetoric, and confiscation of financial assets. Imagine what Gaddafi would tell the UK what they can do with their signed oil contracts if he were to retain power.

Libya is a done deal. Who's up next?

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:09 | 1003896 LawsofPhysics
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Wait what?  Aren't we broke?  Who is paying for this?  Do we get some of their oil?

 

New world order, same old lies.  Hedge accordingly.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:26 | 1003960 depression
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"Do we get some of their oil?"

We get ALL the OIL and they get USD.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:11 | 1003898 demsco
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told ya so.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:12 | 1003905 Cognitive Dissonance
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Whatever happened to stretching exercises?

You mean like this?

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:20 | 1003941 Sudden Debt
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I sure could have a good time with a intellectual woman like that!

I LOVE A WOMAN WITH LARGE BRAINS!! :)

 

 

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:22 | 1003951 Cognitive Dissonance
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Yes....but they are usually disappointed with my small "brain".

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:25 | 1003961 Sudden Debt
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perhaps if you get them really drunk before the "conversation" they won't notice?

 

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:22 | 1003948 Gert_B_Frobe
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Speaking of stretch marks ...

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:34 | 1004011 EscapeKey
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I've been sitting staring at this for 5 minutes now (a worthwhile investment)... does she have 3 boobs?

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:47 | 1004066 MachoMan
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Rofl.  Lighting needs to be taken into account by the photographer...  kind of like this picture...  http://static.someecards.com/someecards/images/feed_assets/4d361286790d6...

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 13:54 | 1004264 chubbar
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LMFAO with the pic, MM. Took me a couple of seconds to realize it wasn't a set up but a lighting snafu. Good stuff.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 13:26 | 1004182 SilverRhino
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Sure does look like it.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 21:26 | 1005617 StychoKiller
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Hard to believe they're natural, but they are!  Google for "Chloe Vevier"

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:41 | 1004041 ebworthen
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More than a mouthfull is a waste and requires a jogging bra.

 

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 21:27 | 1005619 StychoKiller
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"Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!" -- Mae West

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:13 | 1003907 Buckaroo Banzai
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Stretching exercises?? How do the beltway bandits make money off of that?

Once retired colonels and generals get paid to go to yoga class, maybe it will be a different story.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 12:14 | 1003909 Mae Kadoodie
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Flexability bitchez!

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