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RIP - Muammar Al Gathafi

Jan. 22, 2012, 8:44 a.m.
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We're a bunch of monkey's with drivers licenses hurtling through space on a giant rock.

fyp

Any time Tungsten says something about facts, backed up by a link, a kitten dies.

This ^^^^^

May 4, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
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Can Gaddafi be added to the long list of 20th and 21st century figures who were officially influenced by the existentialists?

“Gaddafi didn’t need to ‘embrace’ existentialism because he lived it.”

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/05/03/gaddafi-existentialist/

May 5, 2019, 6:44 a.m.
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So, went a little deeper in barrel eh?

May 5, 2019, 10:50 a.m.
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I'm just glad our taxpayer monies went to his kid for hookers and blow.

May 5, 2019, 7:15 p.m.
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Another CIA murder.

Sept. 10, 2019, 9:21 p.m.
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Far from being a military dictatorship, Libya under Gaddafi was Africa’s most prosperous democracy.

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/09/10/gaddafi-vs-the-west-two-revolutions-on-the-wrong-side-of-history/

Sept. 11, 2019, 11:06 a.m.
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Why can't counterpunch dole out well-deserved criticism on the American use of force for their national interests without simultaneously revising history to make every nasty regime they go up against sound like Mr. Rogers?  It's pathological.  

Yes, Libya has fallen into disarray much like Iraq, but Gaddafi was also a ruthless psychopath, not some benign leader with liberal ideals.  He pulled girls from school and systematically raped them.  He would execute his opponents and keep their bodies in freezers so he could visit them from time to time.

Sept. 11, 2019, 2:21 p.m.
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Posted by: chupacabra

Why can't counterpunch dole out well-deserved criticism on the American use of force for their national interests without simultaneously revising history to make every nasty regime they go up against sound like Mr. Rogers?  

They do. Often. You should peruse it somedays.

He pulled girls from school and systematically raped them.

fu. Citation needed. And somone credible, so, not the NYT's.

Sept. 11, 2019, 6:48 p.m.
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The west heard of Kaddafi & the rest of OPEC's plan to make them pay for oil with gold instead of cash. The west knew they did not have the gold to back up their cash (still don't), so Kaddafi had to go. Drop in the CIA to foment a "revolution" & make it look like the locals got angry & killed him. Now the west can rape another country for their resources.

Sept. 11, 2019, 9:26 p.m.
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Yep. Ad to that the yanki dogs were bribing African leaders to build military bases in their countries but were being stymied by Gahdafi bribing said leaders more not to.

Sept. 12, 2019, 10:52 a.m.
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Posted by: tungsten

Posted by: chupacabra

He pulled girls from school and systematically raped them.

fu. Citation needed. And somone credible, so, not the NYT's.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/03/revealed-male-used-systematically-in-libya-as-instrument-of-war

https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/specialseries/2019/09/unspeakable-crime-rape-weapon-war-libya-190903102146596.html

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-rape-insight/insight-libya-starts-facing-up-to-gaddafi-regimes-sex-crimes-idUSBRE9620P320130703

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-troops-rape/u-s-envoy-gaddafi-troops-raping-issued-viagra-idUSTRE73S74B20110429

https://www.haaretz.com/gadhafi-s-crimes-revealed-1.5315653

https://www.amnestyusa.org/gaddafi-uses-rape-as-a-weapon-of-war/

But I am sure it was the big bad west that made people in Libya hate him, not the fact that he was a psychopathic rapist. /s  

What they did to him in his last moments was revenge but you guys keep thinking if the CIA wears the black hat, their opponents wear the white hat.  LULZ

Sept. 12, 2019, 7:24 p.m.
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Many nations & operatives wear the black hats. It's just that the USA would have folks believe they are always doing the right thing.

The CIA (and MI6) led a coup d'etat against Iran's leader Mohammad Mosaddegh in 1953. Mosaddegh had nationalized Iran's oil industry similar to what Chavez did in Venezuela. Well there goes the big oil company's profits, so they had him taken down.

They did the same thing with Chile's Salvador Allende & had the (USA's puppet) Pinochet installed as leader. Some say Allende killed himself, others say he was assassinated by the CIA.


 Last edited by: Stuminator on Sept. 12, 2019, 7:24 p.m., edited 1 time in total.
Sept. 12, 2019, 7:28 p.m.
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Don't forget the banana republics.

Sept. 12, 2019, 9:16 p.m.
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Posted by: chupacabra

Posted by: tungsten

Posted by: chupacabra

He pulled girls from school and systematically raped them.

fu. Citation needed. And somone credible, so, not the NYT's.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/03/revealed-male-used-systematically-in-libya-as-instrument-of-war

https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/specialseries/2019/09/unspeakable-crime-rape-weapon-war-libya-190903102146596.html

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-rape-insight/insight-libya-starts-facing-up-to-gaddafi-regimes-sex-crimes-idUSBRE9620P320130703

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-troops-rape/u-s-envoy-gaddafi-troops-raping-issued-viagra-idUSTRE73S74B20110429

https://www.haaretz.com/gadhafi-s-crimes-revealed-1.5315653

https://www.amnestyusa.org/gaddafi-uses-rape-as-a-weapon-of-war/

But I am sure it was the big bad west that made people in Libya hate him, not the fact that he was a psychopathic rapist. /s

What they did to him in his last moments was revenge but you guys keep thinking if the CIA wears the black hat, their opponents wear the white hat. LULZ

https://www.counterpunch.org/2011/06/20/those-libyan-atrocities/

The CIA, and their yanki enabler are evil incarnate. But, you're a capitalist so, whatever, eh?


 Last edited by: tungsten on Sept. 12, 2019, 9:18 p.m., edited 1 time in total.
Sept. 13, 2019, 10:14 a.m.
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Joined: June 29, 2006

Posted by: tungsten

Posted by: chupacabra

Posted by: tungsten

Posted by: chupacabra

He pulled girls from school and systematically raped them.

fu. Citation needed. And somone credible, so, not the NYT's.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/03/revealed-male-used-systematically-in-libya-as-instrument-of-war

https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/specialseries/2019/09/unspeakable-crime-rape-weapon-war-libya-190903102146596.html

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-rape-insight/insight-libya-starts-facing-up-to-gaddafi-regimes-sex-crimes-idUSBRE9620P320130703

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-troops-rape/u-s-envoy-gaddafi-troops-raping-issued-viagra-idUSTRE73S74B20110429

https://www.haaretz.com/gadhafi-s-crimes-revealed-1.5315653

https://www.amnestyusa.org/gaddafi-uses-rape-as-a-weapon-of-war/

But I am sure it was the big bad west that made people in Libya hate him, not the fact that he was a psychopathic rapist. /s

What they did to him in his last moments was revenge but you guys keep thinking if the CIA wears the black hat, their opponents wear the white hat. LULZ

https://www.counterpunch.org/2011/06/20/those-libyan-atrocities/

The CIA, and their yanki enabler are evil incarnate. But, you're a capitalist so, whatever, eh?

That article is from 8 years ago and follows the typical pattern of apologizing for a psychopath.  Here is some news from 6 days ago.  There are plenty of first-hand accounts.

https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/specialseries/2019/09/unspeakable-crime-rape-weapon-war-libya-190903102146596.html

And these articles are only about the systematic use of rape in war, not his own raping.  Feel free to read the Haaretz article I posted or the documentary about his rape rooms and how when he found a girl he wanted to rape he would pat her on the head as a signal and then she would be taken, screened for STDs and then delivered to him.  He was fucking disgusting and CP would write about it gladly if he was an American.

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