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Mitt Romney Finds The Line You Shouldn't Cross And Dives Under It ***Warning!!! Some tactless person put graphic pics of the murder in this post***

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Mitt Romney Finds The Line You Shouldn't Cross And Dives Under It


Mitt, this isn't the time to use a national tragedy as a political talking point. Go buy a sense of shame at the Billionaire Store, and come back when you've learned a sense of decorum.


A series of tragic events unfolded in the Middle East yesterday. An anti-Islamic YouTube video posted by an Israeli-American filmmaker sparked a wave of violent protests in Egypt, which then spilled over to Libya and led to an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Upon hearing that his staff was under attack, U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens rushed to the scene with three other staff members to assist with the evacuation. All four were killed in the ensuing mayhem. 

Evidently, Mitt Romney decided that a tragic international crisis would be the perfect time to inject himself into the national conversation and accuse President Obama of sympathizing with the psychos who killed his own Ambassador. The reasoning behind this outrageous claim? At the beginning of the protests in Egypt, the U.S. embassy in Cairo released a statement condemning the movie in an attempt to head off the violence. In Mitt Romney's eyes, this was somehow an example of "apologizing for our values." At the end of the press conference, he grinned. 

ORIGINAL: By self-taught diplomat Mitt Romney on the Associated Press YouTube channel. Here is his full, baffling, statement, if you'd like the context of his whole video. Here is the timeline of events as they unfolded.

Spirituality makes people sane and religion makes people insane...

by on Sep. 12, 2012 at 4:17 PM
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brookiecookie87
by Platinum Member on Sep. 12, 2012 at 5:56 PM
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Because the crowds were upset that their God was being mocked. It's not an extremist view to think, "Don't make fun of My God!".

The Extremist part kicks in when individuals in that crowd start murdering. The CROWD wanted to protest. Extremist wanted people to die.

Quoting 12hellokitty:

That's the thing I'm not following is why are there CROWDS? It goes against the common excuse of there are only a few Islamic extremists...


Quoting brookiecookie87:

Do you think when he said he understands why they are upset he is referring to the people protesting who were upset about the people mocking their God, or do you think he is referring to the individuals committing murder?

Because as I have stated earlier. As our Commander in Chief it is his job to keep us safe. Not to incite terrorist attacks. So it makes sense to calm down the crowds of Upset people.

It wouldn't make sense for him to come out and say something to incite them even more and make a one day event that lead to murder turn into a continuous event with more murders.


Quoting PurpleChaos:

Every living being has the right to emotion. That's a given.

But to say in an incident involving 4 graphic murders "well should they be happy" Of course not and I never said they should be. But that doesn't give them any right to take away human life. Feel your emotion you're entitled to it.  But nothing, no video about any religion justifies murder. And once it's taken to that point, the fact of them being "upset" is moot.




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JoshRachelsMAMA
by JRM on Sep. 12, 2012 at 5:57 PM
There are no acts of violence in those pictures Brookie. As a matter of fact, when I first saw them - I thought the man looked like he was still alive.
Quoting brookiecookie87:

Nudity, abortion pictures, and depictions of violence are not permitted on CafeMom.


    Nudity is not allowed unless it is a breastfeeding or birthing photo, or a photo of a baby who's under the age of 6 months.

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The
rules are there for a reason. If CafeMom is a site where pictures of
people dying or dead are going to be popping up everywhere I would just
stop visiting this site.

If there was a Warning in the Title, or
warning before the pictures it would be one thing. But I would rather
not have, "Surprise Dead People!" Pictures.


Quoting JoshRachelsMAMA:

This site is for adults, not kids. Keep your kids away if you don't want them to see them, that's your responsibility.



Quoting brookiecookie87:

Is your defense really, "But others are dooing it tooo!!"?

Some of us have children. We don't want our kids seeing those pictures. Sorry.





Quoting PurpleChaos:

Come to think of it, I too have seen more graphic images and no one has complained. In fact I just came from one that had a picture of a baby dead in a trashbag because she was a girl and born in China. Not a single complaint. 

But oh well, such is freedom.



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PurpleChaos
by Member on Sep. 12, 2012 at 5:57 PM

Oh Jesus. Seriously all of this over some pictures that have been removed?

I went back and removed them from my original post. If they're still around talk to the people that quoted me. 

Quoting brookiecookie87:

Nudity, abortion pictures, and depictions of violence are not permitted on CafeMom.


    Nudity is not allowed unless it is a breastfeeding or birthing photo, or a photo of a baby who's under the age of 6 months.

    We don't allow photographs, illustrations, or other images depicting abortion or violence.



The rules are there for a reason. If CafeMom is a site where pictures of people dying or dead are going to be popping up everywhere I would just stop visiting this site.

If there was a Warning in the Title, or warning before the pictures it would be one thing. But I would rather not have, "Surprise Dead People!" Pictures.

Quoting JoshRachelsMAMA:

This site is for adults, not kids. Keep your kids away if you don't want them to see them, that's your responsibility.

Quoting brookiecookie87:

Is your defense really, "But others are dooing it tooo!!"?

Some of us have children. We don't want our kids seeing those pictures. Sorry.


Quoting PurpleChaos:

Come to think of it, I too have seen more graphic images and no one has complained. In fact I just came from one that had a picture of a baby dead in a trashbag because she was a girl and born in China. Not a single complaint. 

But oh well, such is freedom.




brookiecookie87
by Platinum Member on Sep. 12, 2012 at 5:58 PM

Except according to the rules those images shouldn't be here.

There shouldn't be anything on this site that would offend my kids. Perhaps if you want to go to a site where posting pictures like that is okay-You should. And leave this site for people who are Moms and want a site that isn't saturated with violence or nudity.

Quoting PurpleChaos:

It's not a defense. But this IS an adult site.

Maybe your kids shouldn't be reading or seeing things posted here. Parenting.

Quoting brookiecookie87:

Is your defense really, "But others are dooing it tooo!!"?

Some of us have children. We don't want our kids seeing those pictures. Sorry.

Quoting PurpleChaos:

Come to think of it, I too have seen more graphic images and no one has complained. In fact I just came from one that had a picture of a baby dead in a trashbag because she was a girl and born in China. Not a single complaint. 

But oh well, such is freedom.




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JoshRachelsMAMA
by JRM on Sep. 12, 2012 at 5:59 PM
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Those pictures do not violate the rules.

Quoting brookiecookie87:

Except according to the rules those images shouldn't be here.

There shouldn't be anything on this site that would offend my kids. Perhaps if you want to go to a site where posting pictures like that is okay-You should. And leave this site for people who are Moms and want a site that isn't saturated with violence or nudity.


Quoting PurpleChaos:

It's not a defense. But this IS an adult site.

Maybe your kids shouldn't be reading or seeing things posted here. Parenting.

Quoting brookiecookie87:

Is your defense really, "But others are dooing it tooo!!"?

Some of us have children. We don't want our kids seeing those pictures. Sorry.


Quoting PurpleChaos:

Come to think of it, I too have seen more graphic images and no one has complained. In fact I just came from one that had a picture of a baby dead in a trashbag because she was a girl and born in China. Not a single complaint. 

But oh well, such is freedom.




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brookiecookie87
by Platinum Member on Sep. 12, 2012 at 6:00 PM

Thank you for that. I do appreciate it. You could just link them if you wanted.

Quoting PurpleChaos:

Oh Jesus. Seriously all of this over some pictures that have been removed?

I went back and removed them from my original post. If they're still around talk to the people that quoted me. 

Quoting brookiecookie87:

Nudity, abortion pictures, and depictions of violence are not permitted on CafeMom.


    Nudity is not allowed unless it is a breastfeeding or birthing photo, or a photo of a baby who's under the age of 6 months.

    We don't allow photographs, illustrations, or other images depicting abortion or violence.



The rules are there for a reason. If CafeMom is a site where pictures of people dying or dead are going to be popping up everywhere I would just stop visiting this site.

If there was a Warning in the Title, or warning before the pictures it would be one thing. But I would rather not have, "Surprise Dead People!" Pictures.

Quoting JoshRachelsMAMA:

This site is for adults, not kids. Keep your kids away if you don't want them to see them, that's your responsibility.

Quoting brookiecookie87:

Is your defense really, "But others are dooing it tooo!!"?

Some of us have children. We don't want our kids seeing those pictures. Sorry.


Quoting PurpleChaos:

Come to think of it, I too have seen more graphic images and no one has complained. In fact I just came from one that had a picture of a baby dead in a trashbag because she was a girl and born in China. Not a single complaint. 

But oh well, such is freedom.





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LectioDivina
by on Sep. 12, 2012 at 6:02 PM
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Bastard needs to shut his mouth before he creates another international incident...

The streets of Libya are filled with people carrying signs apologizing to america for this act.

IT IS NOT a country vs. country situation, It's some terrorists acting against the wishes of their fellow countrymen.

brookiecookie87
by Platinum Member on Sep. 12, 2012 at 6:02 PM

You don't believe the pictures that someone referred to as a guy being dragged to death is Violent?

Quoting JoshRachelsMAMA:

Those pictures do not violate the rules.

Quoting brookiecookie87:

Except according to the rules those images shouldn't be here.

There shouldn't be anything on this site that would offend my kids. Perhaps if you want to go to a site where posting pictures like that is okay-You should. And leave this site for people who are Moms and want a site that isn't saturated with violence or nudity.


Quoting PurpleChaos:

It's not a defense. But this IS an adult site.

Maybe your kids shouldn't be reading or seeing things posted here. Parenting.

Quoting brookiecookie87:

Is your defense really, "But others are dooing it tooo!!"?

Some of us have children. We don't want our kids seeing those pictures. Sorry.


Quoting PurpleChaos:

Come to think of it, I too have seen more graphic images and no one has complained. In fact I just came from one that had a picture of a baby dead in a trashbag because she was a girl and born in China. Not a single complaint. 

But oh well, such is freedom.





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If they enforced bank regulations like they do park rules, we wouldn't be in this mess

asfriend
by on Sep. 12, 2012 at 6:04 PM
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We are at a point in time where it is hip to defend Islamic atrocities, might be a secret club or something one gets to join.


Quoting PurpleChaos:

Honestly, didn't think of linking it.

as far as your other points, I really have nothing to say to them because I never mentioned wanting to go to war, never said this was the first time this incident has happened(the first in 30 yrs though).

I simply was asking how to defend this. 

Quoting brookiecookie87:

Why not just link to it so people who want to see it can? Or were you trying to illicit an emotional response?

And it is indeed a smart move. This is not an accident. This is not the first person killed over something like this. Is it horrible? Yes.

Should we go to war over every event a country does that is horrible? That depends. But to just rush in and commit to a stance that could cause a huge influx of terrorist attacks does not seem like a smart move.


Quoting PurpleChaos:

Then ignore it. Move on. No one told you to reply. 

But if someone is going to defend this action, I'm going to put it out there and ask them what can they defend about this. 

It's easy to have an opinion going in blind, but sympathize with those murderers now. Now you SEE what they did was more than be "upset" over a stupid video. 

Quoting UpSheRises:

Posting pictures of people actively dying with out their permission is disgusting. I don't care if it's already on the internet...there is no reason to post that shit here.


Quoting PurpleChaos:


Upset? Yes.


Murderous? No.


BIG difference.


Make an excuse for this. Go ahead. Tell me how this individual who had NOTHING to do with the film deserved it. And regardless that film is protected under freedom of speech.




And this a clip from the video






Quoting glitterteaz:


okay so you think they should be happy about the film and not insulted or upset?  not saying they had a right to do what they did cause they didnt.  but really you wouldnt be uppset with your faith mocked? 


Quoting PurpleChaos:


When I was watching the news early this morning I heard Obama say it, and I didn't like the way it sounded. From what I remember it was:


"There is no question, what happened is a tragedy. But, I can understand why they're upset and why they felt, they had to lash out"


Basically in the film it is said "Islam is like a cancer"


As well as depictions of their prophet Mohammad. And Obama was saying that while the murder (which I saw btw on aljazeera it's disgusting) was sad, he said Libyians carried him to safety which now that the video and pics have been leaked it is seen that he wasn't "carried to safety" he was actually dragged to death. So for him to say "I can see why they're upset" kinda bullshit. IMO. 











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mikiemom
by Ruby Member on Sep. 12, 2012 at 6:04 PM
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Yes, I get the christian agenda is to bring on the end of days. That will happen post  haste if Romney is elected as we will be embroiled in WWIII (probably against our current allies) quicker than you can say rightwingnut.

Quoting Jesi_79:

Romney has simply stepped in to fill the vacuum created by Obama's total abdication for statesmanship and defending the United States.  The US State Department has similarly stopped defending the interests of the United States as well.

Obama hasn't been to his daily intelligence briefing to run his campaign... he has also abdicated the Presidency.


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