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Stuart Carlson

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  1. Subversive

    Subversive said, about 3 years ago

    Christians In Action are already there, in an advisory role only (LOL). Looks like the red line has been responded to in the harshest manner possible. Sending in the spooks without regard to any conventions.

  2. Justice22

    Justice22 said, about 3 years ago

    It sounds as if this attack was committed with the intention of drawing the U.S. into a confrontation with the Russians.

  3. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, about 3 years ago


    Oh, I’m sure there’s a few gray-haired, hard-faced men in the intelligence community who are just itching for that to happen. A nice walkback to their glory days, where it was us against the Reds and everybody knew we were the Good Guys. (We weren’t, of course, but it was easier to pretend then.)

  4. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    While the Geneva Conventions rules against MASS USE of chemical weapons are sound judgments, it is ludicrous to compare the relatively quick and painless death from nerve agents (think “humane” executions in the gas chamber, or IV drugs), versus “conventional” weapons that have dismembered, and killed more painfully, and slowly, some 100,000 reported folks in Syria. Then there’s the hundreds of thousands killed “humanely” during “shock and awe”!!

    Sorry, but nerve agents are actually nothing compared to the suffering of bullets, or fragmentation munitions, let alone napalm!! It’s a straw dog issue.

    Also, consider that mustard, a terrible weapon, used in WW I is still occasionally emerging to injure folks! Then there’s those plastic and hard to detect buried anti-personnel mines, or “cluster bombs” that look like candy wrappers to kids!

    Yes, we’re so much more civilized since we’ve gotten past the use of swords and clubs!

  5. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    Yeah, that’s right. It’s all Obama’s fault.
    And a recent poll among Republicans cited 29% who believed that Obama was to blame for Katrina.
    Boy, you right-wing folks sure are smart.

  6. Phantom Marine

    Phantom Marine said, about 3 years ago

    This has nothing to do with Obama or any other President (they all have had failings) It is a matter of human greed and drive for control over those they think are weak and inferior.
    Get off trying to blame everything on a person because someone has told you a black president could never make a good president. Your logic belongs back in the Dark Ages where Aristocracy (today’s rich) controlled everything and destroyed those who threatened their power.

  7. Cynthia

    Cynthia GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    It’s like Viet-Nam, a slow, proxy war that the US is being sucked into.

    As Bob from ReBoot would have said it; “Not good. This is not good.”

  8. Pilgrim77

    Pilgrim77 said, about 3 years ago

    Couldn’t be happening to a nicer bunch of people. The Syrians, the Saudis, the Jordanians, the Eqyptians, the Lebanese, the Iraqis, the god-awful Iranians, they’ve all been looking forward to seeing rivers of Israeli and Jewish blood running through the streets for hundreds of years…. On 5 or 6 occasions, they all got together, and tried to make it happen. Now the world is going, “Tsk, Tsk, so terrible….” What are you seeing that you haven’t been seeing for 60 years? Except that the targets are their own people now. So I have little sympathy when they turn their vicious bloodlust on their own ilk… Muslims are such wonderful people. Islam is such a wonderful faith!

  9. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    ^Just a note on Katrina: Navy SEABEES wre doing a serious job of helping people, and cleaning up in Mississippi, and "W"’s wisdom was to pull them out and send them to Qatar to sit on their butts for months, doing nothing. THAT is just a minor but “typical” W adminsration “wisdom”. Just like telling Bremmer to totally destroy the entire Iraqi hierarchy and infrastructure to “build” a post war Iraq. And of course, Iraq totally paid off all costs of the war, just like Cheney and Rumsfeld promised! Yes, Katrina WAS an example.

  10. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    My point was that the right wing hates President Obama so much, they blame him for every possible thing or event, regardless of fact.

  11. omQ R

    omQ R said, about 3 years ago

    whose moniker seems to imply he doesn’t suffer himself much, said:
    “WMDs used by Syria came from Iraq. Remember Saddam Hussein? Yeah, the guy who shipped all his WMDs to Iraq before we invaded Iraq, so the Democrats all said “See, see, Bush lied.”

    Lemme read that back again: ”Yeah, the guy [Hussein] who shipped all his WMDs to Iraq before we invaded Iraq,"

    Hmm. Ok, so Saddam shipped his wmds from one spot in Iraq to another within Iraq and they were still not found? Gosh, pretty good at hiding big things very quickly while being bombarded. That’s sang froid!
    Or…the Middle-East is one big country to you?

    Syria had/has its own chemical & biological weapons development programme since decades ago. I understand certain nerve agents have a shelf-life. It is highly unlikely Syrian toxins came from Iraq.


    www globalsecurity org


  12. omQ R

    omQ R said, about 3 years ago

    demanded to know, “What is Europe and the UN doing about this???”

    The UN will probably do nothing much, at least not while Russia is on the Permanent Security Council with veto rights. Quit blaming the UN for not doing what it cannot do.

    Nato members could act against Syria without UN mandate

    So, Europe. Well, we have Britain, Germany, France, Canada, Italy, Saudi Arabia and Qatar & the US in talks discussing what actions to take.
    Quit acting as if only the US cares or would ever intervene. Read the foreign press, or even, just read the International Herald Tribune. I know you’re not a conservative so you should be ok to read the NYT’s international off-shoot?

    I often take time to reply to your posts but you never acknowledge these. Hmm.

  13. echoraven

    echoraven said, about 3 years ago


    “My point was that the right wing hates President Obama so much, they blame him for every possible thing or event, regardless of fact.”
    Like the left still blame Shrub, heck I’ve even seen blame here placed on Reagan, and this is Obama’s 2nd term.
    Some (and I would like most) do not like him because he is incompetent. I remember that famous Clinton question “Are you better off than you were 4 years ago?”, and in Obama’s case for most Americans that is a no, but the Democrats and their willing allies in the press said “the job is not done yet”, and so we have 4 more years of incompetence…
    BTW, I voted for him the first time, the 2nd time I didn’t think it wise to repeat a mistake.

  14. AgentSmith101

    AgentSmith101 said, about 3 years ago

    Maybe I don’t get it.
    Would you want countries to start using chemical weapons as a standard because it might not hurt as much?

    Gas or other chemical weapons on the battlefield doesn’t discriminate at all. Yes, you could now do similar things with a missile, but there is a reason why chemical weapons are banned. You can still easily do much more damage to the point of genocide.
    As a world we shouldn’t accept this at all. Just like anyone thinking about using nukes indiscriminately. When actually proven in either it’s use or capability and intent to use, the world should come down on them like a ton of bricks. Not step back and say it hurts less. How about not using the stuff that hurts more either?

  15. Kaffekup

    Kaffekup said, about 3 years ago

    Well, as of Thursday it looks like nothing will be done, and nerve gas will join the standard arsenal of dictatorships. Innocent people will choke to death or cough their lungs up in more pleasant ways than being blown up. And the “civilized” world will say, they didn’t threaten us.

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