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Assassinating terrorists OK?

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by fromtheright, Jan 29, 2006.

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  1. fromtheright

    fromtheright <img src =/2844.JPG>

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    A recent thread about one of the planners of the murder of the Israeli athletes in Munich prompts this.
     
  2. Joseph_Botwinick

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    I think your use of the word "assassinating" is a bit off here, as it seems to imply that the one being killed is a legitimate world leader.

    Joseph Botwinick
     
  3. fromtheright

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    Perhaps "execute" would have been a better choice, but this from dictionary.com:

     
  4. elijah_lives

    elijah_lives New Member

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    I dunno... wouldn't that kinda, like, violate their rights? [​IMG]
     
  5. Joseph_Botwinick

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    </font>[/QUOTE]Ok...I see your point. I don't see it as murder though, anymore than I think that executing Tookie Williams was murder. I look at it as justice. BTW, I support the idea.

    Joseph Botwinick
     
  6. fromtheright

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    I certainly agree with your distinction. Murder perhaps in the sense of the premeditated taking of another life. But definitely justice.
     
  7. poncho

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    I get the idea that it's only justfied by the using the word terrorist. But then what isn't justified by using that word today?
     
  8. fromtheright

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    Read the poll, poncho: identified 9/11 terrorists.
     
  9. Bunyon

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    Because terrorist act outside of all jurisdictions and not with in the bounds of international protocols, I don't see any other means to pursue justice, but to find them and execute them. Unless you get lucky and are actually able to arrest one. But usually you are having to go into a country that will not support an extradition. So what choice would you have.
     
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    I read the poll, thanks. Identified by who and by what means?
     
  12. fromtheright

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    Identified by whatever intelligence means they have been identified up to now.

    Is there any means of identification that is acceptable to you? Or would you just as soon wait and try them in a court of law?
     
  13. poncho

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    The broken intelligence kind. I see.

    Sure is. But first we have to overhaul the whole intelligence apperatus and centralize power into the hands of a couple people answerable only to the president in top secret briefs, who can later deny ever reading them of course.

    Laws are for whimps. Only the little people have to obey laws. :rolleyes:
     
  14. fromtheright

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    Laws are to govern the activities of civilized people. The animals who planned and carried out the attacks of 9/11 should be hunted down and destroyed like vermin. What they did was an act of war. I don't want due process, I want one shot, one kill. That is the process that is due such scum.
     
  15. npc

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    Murderers don't deserve due process. Should we simply kill anyone "identified" as a murderer?
     
  16. poncho

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    Not gonna happen. The vermin that planned and carried it out are above the law.

    In the meantime we could march some of the minderwertige Menschen (subhumans) we already have in custody off to der showers. Maybe we could even torture some of their children in front of them to "blow off some steam" first eh? Afterward we can all go roast marshmallows, feeling satisfied with ourselves and sing Kumbaya.

    Siege Hiel!

    [ January 31, 2006, 06:44 AM: Message edited by: poncho ]
     
  17. Daisy

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    That's it exactly. If you want to execute some one, do it legally. That way you are less likely to murder one who isn't guily of what you suspect him of.

    If we sanction assassination what does that make us?
     
  18. billreber

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    Amen, Daisy!

    I spent 20 in the USAF defending the rights of people. "Assassination" is NOT one of those rights, no matter what the perpetrator has done.

    Bill
     
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    The USofA is full of gutless wonders who want other people to their killing for them ad who want other people's kids to join the Marines.

    How many of you ever had the opportunity to blow someone's brains out?
     
  20. Johnv

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    I concur. I would not favor assassinating such a person. However, killing them in the course of legitimate warfare is permissible, methinks.
     
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