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Biden won't penalize Saudi Prince for the killing of journalist Khasahoggi.

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by Twilight Hue, Feb 28, 2021.

  1. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    Read the thread.
     
  2. tytlyf

    tytlyf The Mind Eye

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    I'm not interested in your spin
     
  3. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    Not reading the thread can lead one to false impressions.
    Also, it's good form to read a thread before jumping into
    a discussion. Then no one need repeat things for you.
     
  4. tytlyf

    tytlyf The Mind Eye

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    Your first response backs up what I said. You're under the impression Biden is doing nothing. Take a gander at your response.

    "I expect that Biden has bigger fish to fry than the
    Saudis murdering one journalist, evil though that be."

    This statement alludes to Biden doing nothing because there are 'bigger fish to fry.'
    In reality, Biden is doing a whole lot more than Trump did.

    Would you prefer tweets and video of Trump's responses concerning the killing of an American journalist?
     
  5. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    There you go.
    I wasn't criticizing Biden.
     
  6. tytlyf

    tytlyf The Mind Eye

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    "Bigger fish to fry" suggests nothing was done because there is a larger kingpin to focus attention on.
    You're ignoring something was actually done.

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  7. Revoltingest

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    I didn't address any kingpins.
     
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    She was not alone. Us Brits were there as well.
    And look what happened.
     
  9. Lyndon

    Lyndon "Peace is the answer" quote: GOD, 2014
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    Gaddafi was a great man, the same cannot be said for Hillary
     
  10. Quetzal

    Quetzal A little to the left and slightly out of focus.
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    He has been unpredictable and is compromising in ways I do not agree with.
     
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    Honestly? I would expect nothing less... Turning a blind eye to Saudi Arabia's atrocities has been American policy for quite a while, now. From Biden, I expect more of the same.

    That said, I'm perfectly fine with not playing the role of "world police." Especially when it comes to the country that literally contains Mecca. It wouldn't be to wise to involve ourselves in the affairs of a country that a massive portion of the world visits on a regular basis based on their religious tenants. Now, if only we'd stop meddling in the affairs of their neighbors, too...
     
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    sun rise "This is the Hour of God"
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  13. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue The gentle embrace of twilight has become my guide

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    I'm wondering the same thing in kind. Was it tribal dislike that Biden was elected?
     
  14. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue The gentle embrace of twilight has become my guide

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    I agree with that. It's high time that the US stops playing policeman and focuses on our own affairs and domestic issues for a change.

    That includes foreign aid with exceptions for disaster, allies under wartime conditions, and nuclear capabilities by regimes that pose a real threat to the US and its allies.
     
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    It's impossible to have an honest talk with your rudderless ship activities. You have no positions. Spin away
     
  16. Revoltingest

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    Best for you to ignore me then.
     
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    Recently I've seen a whole spate of articles about how emotions rule and not intellect. Trump refused to release the report and did not sanction. Biden released the report and did not sanction MBS but he did send a message by talking with the Saudi king instead.

    We can't police the world. But we can act according to our ideals. Differentiating the two is to me tricky.
     
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    Because every POTUS at least since FDR has been evil, and they should all be reviled.
     
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    I don't ignore people with your agenda.
     
  20. Revoltingest

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    So you're my watcher.
    I have many agendas.
    You'll be busy.
     
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