A drone kills an American youth but no outrage?

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by PSGator66, Jul 18, 2013.

  1. PSGator66
    Offline

    PSGator66 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2011
    Messages:
    6,188
    Likes Received:
    143
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Ratings Received:
    +596
  2. GatorBen
    Online

    GatorBen Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2007
    Messages:
    6,292
    Likes Received:
    327
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Ratings Received:
    +1,351
    Umm, it happened 2 years ago and I will respectfully suggest that if you Google "Abdulrahman al-Awlaki" you will find a good deal of commentary about it (specifically including a fair amount of "outrage").
  3. exiledgator
    Online

    exiledgator Gruntled Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2010
    Messages:
    9,052
    Likes Received:
    642
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Maine
    Ratings Received:
    +1,793
    How many, "Where's the outrage" threads can we have?
  4. 108
    Online

    108 Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    17,487
    Likes Received:
    271
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    NYC
    Ratings Received:
    +997
    its seems like more then half of political discussion is around the perceived hypocrisy of outrage or lack of it

    "if my side did this....."
  5. wgbgator
    Online

    wgbgator Sub-optimal Poster Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2007
    Messages:
    21,961
    Likes Received:
    350
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
    Ratings Received:
    +1,261
    I don't know, but if there are not enough to my liking, then I will be outraged.
  6. wgbgator
    Online

    wgbgator Sub-optimal Poster Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2007
    Messages:
    21,961
    Likes Received:
    350
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
    Ratings Received:
    +1,261
    Yup.
  7. cocodrilo
    Offline

    cocodrilo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    10,902
    Likes Received:
    109
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Ratings Received:
    +657
    I still want to know why no one answered presidential candidate Bob Dole when he asked "Where's the outrage?" about his opponent Bill Clinton.

    It certainly didn't show up at the voting booths. But that's America for you.
  8. rpmGator
    Offline

    rpmGator Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2007
    Messages:
    12,586
    Likes Received:
    126
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    WG/Longboat Key
    Ratings Received:
    +484
    Maybe we should just go back and use the B-52's and kill everyone below. That way a human would do the killing and some would be happy despite the many more innocent that are killed doing it the old way
  9. wgbgator
    Online

    wgbgator Sub-optimal Poster Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2007
    Messages:
    21,961
    Likes Received:
    350
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
    Ratings Received:
    +1,261
    Carpet bombing? I say duels. 20 paces at dawn. Old school.
  10. g8tr80
    Online

    g8tr80 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    6,859
    Likes Received:
    134
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Ratings Received:
    +669
    Last I heard, we are not at war with Yemen. By the way, a 5000 LB bomb takes everybody out around the target. A little unrecognized fact that has the muzzies in a bit of a snit. Uness your target is out in a field all by himself taking a piss, there will be collateral damage -again in a country we are not at war with.
  11. jimgata
    Offline

    jimgata Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    8,238
    Likes Received:
    108
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Ratings Received:
    +515
    The only outrage we will now exhibit is if fits our agenda or fits personally. Too many people will just ignore anything, if it doesn't affect them. I read many comments on this site alone that will attest to that.
    A black man kills a black child, the race mongers could not care less, black on white crime will receive a smattering of outrage, but white or white hispanic on black crime will create an earth shattering national response, triggered by the race mongers.
  12. rpmGator
    Offline

    rpmGator Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2007
    Messages:
    12,586
    Likes Received:
    126
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    WG/Longboat Key
    Ratings Received:
    +484
    Some in Yemen are at war with us.

    This isn't football so killing them on the practice field is fine with me.

    A B-52 carries 70,000 pounds of bombs and most of the air to surface missiles we use on drones is the Hellfire which is in the hundred pound class.
  13. madgator
    Offline

    madgator Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 28, 2007
    Messages:
    8,079
    Likes Received:
    88
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    South Florida
    Ratings Received:
    +364
    A fair comparison is the disregard for the rule of law and due process rights by the Obama administration that is evident in both the GZ case and this event.
    • Like Like x 1
  14. rpmGator
    Offline

    rpmGator Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2007
    Messages:
    12,586
    Likes Received:
    126
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    WG/Longboat Key
    Ratings Received:
    +484
    Once you join the wrong side of the battlefield against our nation, the only right you deserve is your last rights.
    • Like Like x 1
  15. KelticGator
    Offline

    KelticGator VIP Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    3,070
    Likes Received:
    50
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings Received:
    +104
    Clever phrasing.

    You would think this was a kid on his way to high school in Oklahoma when a Drone gunned him down based on how the thread was set up.

    "Good God Almighty . . . where's the outrage?!?!" :dead:
  16. Gatorrick22
    Offline

    Gatorrick22 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    32,552
    Likes Received:
    2,454
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings Received:
    +4,273
    If GWB was still POTUS they Leftists would try to hang him. But, since it's their commie... all is good, just another casualty of nondescript war, on whomever they choose to target. Either way that guy was at the wrong place at the wrong time.
    • Like Like x 1
  17. exiledgator
    Online

    exiledgator Gruntled Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2010
    Messages:
    9,052
    Likes Received:
    642
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Maine
    Ratings Received:
    +1,793
    You are 100% accurate.

    Conversely, If Romney were President, they Righties would just call this another casualty of a nondescript war, on whomever they choose to target.

    Like sand through the hourglass.
  18. G8trGr8t
    Offline

    G8trGr8t Premium Member

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2008
    Messages:
    13,518
    Likes Received:
    913
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    SW Florida
    Ratings Received:
    +1,649
    drone crashed in Panama City today. No injuries. just a matter of time though before a drone crash kills civilians here in US. What then? Cost of doing business?
  19. baygator1
    Offline

    baygator1 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    4,842
    Likes Received:
    1,409
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings Received:
    +1,572
  20. GatorBen
    Online

    GatorBen Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2007
    Messages:
    6,292
    Likes Received:
    327
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Ratings Received:
    +1,351

Share This Page