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Tom Toles

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  1. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    Conservatives still fault Obama for not capturing Khattala much sooner. Bin Laden was promptly captured & brought to justice.. Ahh… nevermind. (I know, I know. I’m not supposed to talk about Obama’s predecessor because it’s ancient history, like Nero & Caligula.)

    They’re angry that Khatalla will be tried in a civil court, because he’ll plead the Fifth. Usually the problem with terrorists in courtrooms isn’t getting them to talk, it’s getting them to shut up.

    They say Khatalla should be held at Guantanamo where he can be tortured closely questioned, while bashing Obama for failing to close the prison.

    Seriously, maybe it’s time to congratulate the people in Intelligence & Special Forces that did a good job.

  2. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    The “right” will only be happy, judging from the ones here, when over 1.5 BILLION folks are killed because a PORTION of roughly 16 million from a portion of the tribe of Semites have the GOP, ’er excuse me, “God” (the same ones Muslims adhere to) is on “their” side.


    Considering all the hate generated by these folks, you’d think there was a better way? While not perfect, Buddhists, Jains, and many “primitive” religions, have done far better. Like, oh, just realizing that there IS an “unexplained” force in the universes, far more powerful than ANY “Man” can actually identify, without form, or demands for sacrifice, or war, might be a start, instead of anthropomorphizing a human appearing deity, made in OUR image, not the other way around for most of the adherents.

  3. Robert Landers

    Robert Landers said, 6 months ago

    @dtroutma

    A very good post. But it might even do my fellow Christians some good to remember that it was Christ himself that stated “Love thine enemies!”For quite frankly, just what good does it do us to love those that already love us anyway? Would that not be a given?

  4. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, 6 months ago

    Thank you, Robert Landers!

  5. mikefive

    mikefive said, 6 months ago

    @Robert Landers

    “Love thine enemies!”

    A most admirable trait and should be practiced by all, but radical Islamists have a different viewpoint. Convert or die.

  6. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, 6 months ago

    dtroutma: Or for that matter, remember the Second and Third German Empires with all those belt buckles saying "Gott mit uns (God is on our side).

  7. Tim Culberson

    Tim Culberson said, 6 months ago

    how can there be a ringleader when it was just a mob upset because of a video??

  8. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    How about the fact that Reporters found him a day after the incident happened, we have footage of the guy, and he was bragging about doing it. Yet Obama “got” that YouTube Video guy and put him in jail. Records show that on the night of 9 11 12 Obama called Google for information about a YouTube Video. Went to bed to be fresh for his Vegas Fund raiser in the morning. While the middle East burned and they were in the streets “helping” Stevens while dragging him around as a trophy. We in the USA, saw all this in real time! But Obama got his man, a guy who did a YouTube Video.
    Gm was alive and Bin La guy was dead and all. and the next morning Obama made it very clear. Terrorism is a bad bad bad thing.

  9. midas welby

    midas welby said, 6 months ago

    Jesus was also a pacifist. Please enlighten us as to how that justifies the countless humans that have died in his name. There is really nothing different between Islam and Christianity in that regard. People kill people. It ain’t god’s fault.

  10. jack75287

    jack75287 said, 6 months ago

    Notice Tole is ignoring the telephone issues at this time.

  11. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 6 months ago

    “What difference does it make?” that the timing is oh so sweet. Just as Obama’s greatest Achievement Iraq is burning and Hillary’s 14 million dollar book is flopping. Must focus on a guy who we knew his address. Now Obama gets to bring the guy over here. Can not put him up at the 4 star Club Gitmo, but we may be able to have that show trial on Broadway like so many good little liberal want. I heard we read the guy his miranda rights and everything. Is that not special.’

  12. mikefive

    mikefive said, 6 months ago

    @Doh

    “The R’s denied funds for proper security.”

    Charlene Lamb, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Programs in the Bureau of Diplomatic Security at the Department of State, testified that financing of security was not a problem as concerned security in Benghazi.

  13. mikefive

    mikefive said, 6 months ago

    @Tim Culberson

    “how can there be a ringleader when it was just a mob upset because of a video??”

    Even Hillary Clinton is not perpetuating that viewpoint.

  14. echoraven

    echoraven said, 6 months ago

    Jesus was a traditional liberal nor a modern one. He would be described more accurately as “libertarian” in modern political vernacular.
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    The modern liberal takes from one person and gives to another, Jesus advocated to GIVE of YOURSELF (and of your wealth) to others VOLUNTARILY.
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    Charity at gunpoint has no virtue.

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 6 months ago

    @mikefive

    Considering how the US external empire treats parts of the Middle East, they think we are Crusading on them. Targeted killings, aka murder, via LRK’s using drones and a means of identifying by mostly guessing. No trials, not even unimpeachable sources used. Imagine that was the way we deal with crime here—-LRK’s and no real investigation, no jury trial, no rights just a formula for “identification” then assassination. Then the Constitution and Bill of Rights will be truly dead.

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