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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #15 on: February 21, 2011, 09:08:33 pm »
Forgot about the Jasmine Revolution in China.

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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #16 on: February 21, 2011, 11:20:07 pm »
....So when is the best time to tell these people that the democracy they want so bad doesn't work?
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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #17 on: February 21, 2011, 11:27:40 pm »
....So when is the best time to tell these people that the democracy they want so bad doesn't work?

Just because we're doing it wrong doesn't mean they will.

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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #18 on: February 21, 2011, 11:35:03 pm »
....So when is the best time to tell these people that the democracy they want so bad doesn't work?

Just because we're doing it wrong doesn't mean they will.

 I think the question is...has anyone actually ever done it right?
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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #19 on: February 21, 2011, 11:36:44 pm »
....So when is the best time to tell these people that the democracy they want so bad doesn't work?

Just because we're doing it wrong doesn't mean they will.

 I think the question is...has anyone actually ever done it right?

Damn good question.

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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #20 on: February 21, 2011, 11:37:20 pm »
I've always liked qadaffi, sure he was a rabid, insane dictator but his united Africa stuff chilled the west to the bone.
If he's gone, I don't see Libya improving....
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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #21 on: February 21, 2011, 11:38:24 pm »
Just cause Democracy is shitty doesn't mean it can't be a step forward.

Of course, it can be a step back too, we'll see.
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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #22 on: February 21, 2011, 11:41:08 pm »
I've always liked qadaffi, sure he was a rabid, insane dictator but his united Africa stuff chilled the west to the bone.
If he's gone, I don't see Libya improving....

 :lulz:

Reagan didn't think too much of him. Conversely, it seems Israel wanted to keep him around because they knew he had limits to just how crazy he was, as opposed to some of his higher ups.

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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #23 on: February 21, 2011, 11:45:34 pm »
Just cause Democracy is shitty doesn't mean it can't be a step forward.

Of course, it can be a step back too, we'll see.

Please, even Rome eventually went, "Fuck this" and went empire.

So did the Star Wars Galaxy, for that matter.
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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #24 on: February 21, 2011, 11:48:12 pm »
Just cause Democracy is shitty doesn't mean it can't be a step forward.

Of course, it can be a step back too, we'll see.

Please, even Rome eventually went, "Fuck this" and went empire.

So did the Star Wars Galaxy, for that matter.

Well, they've earned their chance to fuck it all up.

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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #25 on: February 21, 2011, 11:53:55 pm »
Just cause Democracy is shitty doesn't mean it can't be a step forward.

Of course, it can be a step back too, we'll see.

Please, even Rome eventually went, "Fuck this" and went empire.

So did the Star Wars Galaxy, for that matter.

Well, they've earned their chance to fuck it all up.

The Roman Empire had the right idea, just the leaders were quack jobs.
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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #26 on: February 22, 2011, 12:58:30 am »
Just cause Democracy is shitty doesn't mean it can't be a step forward.

Of course, it can be a step back too, we'll see.

Please, even Rome eventually went, "Fuck this" and went empire.

So did the Star Wars Galaxy, for that matter.

Only if you consider the prequels cannon.
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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #27 on: February 22, 2011, 12:59:41 am »
Just cause Democracy is shitty doesn't mean it can't be a step forward.

Of course, it can be a step back too, we'll see.

Please, even Rome eventually went, "Fuck this" and went empire.

So did the Star Wars Galaxy, for that matter.

Well, they've earned their chance to fuck it all up.

The Roman Empire had the right idea, just the leaders were quack jobs.

That always happens in an autocracy, sooner or later.  Usually sooner.

Only took Rome two tries.
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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #28 on: February 22, 2011, 01:03:22 am »
Just cause Democracy is shitty doesn't mean it can't be a step forward.

Of course, it can be a step back too, we'll see.

Please, even Rome eventually went, "Fuck this" and went empire.

So did the Star Wars Galaxy, for that matter.

Only if you consider the prequels cannon.

Nah, it was there in the originals too.  Not to mention all the XU stuff.
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Re: The real reason why no-one knows if Qadaffi has fled Libya or not yet...
« Reply #29 on: February 22, 2011, 01:17:50 am »
Just cause Democracy is shitty doesn't mean it can't be a step forward.

Of course, it can be a step back too, we'll see.

Please, even Rome eventually went, "Fuck this" and went empire.

So did the Star Wars Galaxy, for that matter.

Only if you consider the prequels cannon.

The Old Republic was mentioned in the very first movie.

...and anything written by George Lucas is considered canon, whether you want it to be or not.


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