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Date: 12/09/06 02:08 AM

74 Responses to Punishment for Looting Wood

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    buddy Male 30-39
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    December 8, 2006 at 5:05 pm
    Link: Punishment for Looting Wood - Street justice in Iraq from some rogue soldiers.
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    Lorant Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 2:12 am
    Rouge? So they`re somewhat pink?

    Not.. rogue, perhaps? :\

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    BigBonny Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 2:17 am
    When Im bored and want a bit of entertainment, I dont want MORE frigging stuff from Iraq, there`s enough of it on TV.
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    Moenkie Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 5:29 am
    old
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    MagicPaul Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 5:50 am
    those rouge soldiers are real bastards with their guns and their tanks and their make-up...
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    ruthless1990 Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 5:58 am
    phttt
    do i look as if i care?
    how does this unbore me
    phhttttt
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    MidniteTommo Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 9:07 am
    Damn American soldiers. Sorry if anyone here is, or knows one, but all we get on tv is to see the big gun-toting American GIs doing stupid stuff with their guns and tanks because they believe they`re above the rest of us.

    Don`t get me wrong, I`m sure there`s plenty of good, hardworking intelligent soldiers in the US army - but it seems to me they also recruit too many arseholes that get themselves in trouble like Guantanemo).

    My mum always told me to `think before I took action`. I wonder if these guys didn`t get that in their training.

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    haxxorz Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2006 at 9:11 am
    i think they just wanted a reason to shoot something
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    Akajune Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 9:11 am
    God bless the USA!
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    Trucast Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 9:39 am
    We found some people trying to steal wood so we destroyed the main earners livelyhood and their only means of transportation, most likely leaving them stranded in a war-torn country.

    Because that obviously seems fair.

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    PeproniPizza Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2006 at 9:41 am
    its fuc king WOOOOOD FOR GODS SAKE!!!!

    in case u didnt hear me...

    WWWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOODDDDDDDD

    JESUS THEY PROBABLY RUINED HIS LIFE RIGHT THERE

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    mabelball Female 30-39
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    December 9, 2006 at 9:46 am
    Ok and who is to say the wood they were looting didnt come from a family that was trying to rebuild thier lives. Guess ppl never thought of that either. Wood is expensive and I think they got what they deserve. I would have done the same and I would do more if someone came to my home and stole my wood.
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    x_Xeon_x Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 10:14 am
    They get what they give. I thought it was kinda funny too.
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    dragonrice Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 10:18 am
    So what if it`s wood? So if you walk into the hardware store and steal some wood you would also be punished too. That man got what he deserved. MUAHAHAHAHAHAHA.
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    ExcelZero Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 10:58 am
    Stealing is always wrong, but I wasn`t aware America became the judge of the entire world, especially not some friggin soldiers.
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    dm2754 Male 40-49
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    December 9, 2006 at 11:03 am
    deth to America!
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    farquaadhnch Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 11:03 am
    This is a repost. I can`t find the link now, but I remember it on this site.

    NO MORE!!! All this type of post does is bring out the worst in people. Just quit it with posts about Iraq, or the f*cking president. JUST STOP!! This is I Am Bored, not I want to argue.

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    SilentxEm Female 60-69
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    December 9, 2006 at 11:09 am
    Aw, but I love arguing. :)

    Nah. I just think that people who do sh*t like this are idiots. Really...

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    Overmann Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 11:29 am
    Wish I caught this post the first time around, while it was still fresh.

    I first saw this clip on a PBS show whose name eludes me at the moment. I don`t fully know the circumstances around what happened, but even if the man was known to have looted the wood, one, it wasn`t right for the soldiers to take justice into their own hands and two, this justice should have been in the form of a fine and\or jail sentence.

    Hope someone of higher rank and greater integrity saw that clip and disciplined those soldiers.

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    sims2luver Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2006 at 11:51 am
    Is wood that important?!
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    rawr_noozle Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 11:54 am
    ^ I didn`t even watch that video, because anything about Iraq anymore I just don`t want to watch. But er.. yeah, wood is pretty important in general, just so you know.
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    bobbyo Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 12:05 pm
    later in the year that tank battalion was killed by a suicide car bomber. witnesses say a deranged taxi driver drove straight at the tank yelling "run over this forking car!"

    keep up with the iraq posts . in fact ill look for more.

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    Ron_Burgundy Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 1:08 pm
    Why are there never clips from Afghanistan? That`s where the real soldiers are, all special forces.
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    GanjaMan Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 1:12 pm
    I GOT WOOD! heh heh heh
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    YourHoNess Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 1:13 pm
    I find it ironic that we are trying to build a democracy in the mid east using Iraq as an example, and yet, we see the actions like this, as well as others, from our own U.S. soldiers. Its one thing to enforce and protect in war torn country, its another to demoralize and disrespect a father, in front of his son, in their own country, because we feel like we are doing whats best for them. I have family and friends in the military, many educated and have better judgement than what you see here. I understand that I can not relate to what these soldiers may go through, but these soldiers dont realize that its their uncivilized actions that is stirring the hatrid in the Middle East and putting our brothers, sisters, and friends in danger.(Continued)
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    YourHoNess Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 1:17 pm
    It may be the action of a few, however, it has affected the now over 2,800 US military lives lost as well as the over 30,000 Iraq citizens. To those that are not from U.S. and are seeing this, remember, this is not the sentiment of the majority in the United States of America. I can understand why many of those in other countries feel like they do towards us.

    Do keep in mind that although the media has covered more of the bad that has happened rather than the good, there has been a lot of progress in Iraq in terms of the capture of Sadaam Hussein and the release of many innocent political prisoners. Unfortunately, those stories do not seem as prevalent as stories such as what we have watched here in this video.

    To those soldiers in this film, FU*CK you for putting my friends and family in danger just so that you prove to these struggling Iraq families how big your tank is.

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    Vindicate Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 1:24 pm
    Hrm... if running over a car is the punishment for looting wood, I wonder what punishment the soldiers will receive for destroying a car. Considering, in a democracy, people tend towards jail time and fines, not "cutting off someone`s hand for stealing", or in this case, destroying a car for stealing. Kind of ironic that the American troops, who are attempting to establish a democracy (though I doubt that goal anymore since we don`t even have one here), use extremist punishments one would expect of Osama.

    Learn something new everyday I guess. So next time you go to Home Depot and see someone stealing something, remember - it`s your right as an American to destroy their car. Because that`s not cruel or unusual punishment.

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    YourHoNess Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 1:32 pm
    ^^^^lol, another good point Vindicate. And we wonder why the hatrid towards Americans have increased in the past 5 years....
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    hagane Male 30-39
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    December 9, 2006 at 1:59 pm
    Damn, that was a little extreme. I would`ve settled for them just shooting out the tires. I`ve heard of worse, though.
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    bubba_gum Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2006 at 2:13 pm
    WWWWWWTTTTTTFFFFF is it with everyone pooting on our americn soldiers? they are fighting for our freedom you lazy non-nice individuals. how come they don`t show all the iraqians raping women?
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    bubba_gum Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2006 at 2:14 pm
    asholes* and sh*ting*
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    archinimous Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 2:17 pm
    Okay. First off, I could understand defending these Iraqi looters if they were stealing something essential such as food. But if there is one thing you don`t need in the Middle East, its a campfire. They don`t need the wood as badly as you all think. Second, if it weren`t for our soldiers, they would have had it much worse than a broken taxi. Can`t drive your pooty car without hands, right?
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    x_Xeon_x Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 2:34 pm
    oh btw, they need to use wood to cook, unlike us, they dont use gas or electricity, not because its not available, but they cant afford it. And I think they got a fair punishment. Maby next time they wont steal.
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    EstiloPanama Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 2:42 pm
    Anyone who signs up for infantry = retarded

    I hope these dumb sh-ts get in trouble for this.

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    STARTSOMETIN Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 2:45 pm
    Post more of this we have the right to know

    Yeah united states army........

    The only smile you`ll see in me is when a tanker runs over old bushies oil rig
    (I need to learn how to drive a tank)

    Someone make Vindicate president btw she makes more sense then our current president but yeat again everyone does

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    STARTSOMETIN Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 2:46 pm
    Who saw team America world police

    Thats what i think when bush says we need to make a country thats not ours better

    "America, f*ck yeah,
    Coming again, to save the mother f*cking day yeah,"....lol

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    archinimous Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 2:50 pm
    To be fair, after a few years of wartime, you`d be acting pretty rash yourself. And besides, that car would have been turned into another car bomb and you all know it.
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    JAK-STEEL Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2006 at 3:36 pm
    HAHAHA Get r done!
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    Galileo53 Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2006 at 3:54 pm
    Saturday, December 09, 2006 9:07:27 AM
    Damn American soldiers. Sorry if anyone here is, or knows one, but all we get on tv is to see the big gun-toting American GIs doing stupid stuff with their guns and tanks because they believe they`re above the rest of us.
    Don`t get me wrong, I`m sure there`s plenty of good, hardworking intelligent soldiers in the US army - but it seems to me they also recruit too many arseholes that get themselves in trouble like Guantanemo).

    My mum always told me to `think before I took action`. I wonder if these guys didn`t get that in their training.

    i super agree with him

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    Galileo53 Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2006 at 3:55 pm
    btw bubba gum, its the stupid americans in my last post who rape all the iraqi women
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    nicole_xo Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2006 at 3:59 pm
    So, just for "stealing" wood, the soldiers waste their bullets, time, and energy to destroy their cars? Alrighty then..
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    nicole_xo Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2006 at 4:01 pm
    Thanks, George Bush, now the whole world hates us!
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    omgwtflol Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 4:19 pm
    Great video, I missed it the first twenty times it`s been posted on every fscking site of the internets.

    The best part is when it says "buffering" every 5s

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    nevered Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 4:21 pm
    wow.

    good thing we`re working hard to build an Iraqi government with a system of courts, judges, and trials.

    oh wait...

    nope, if a soldier thinks you did something wrong, he gets to completely f*ck your entire life over.

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    Pooptart19 Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 4:25 pm
    What a bunch of morons. They ride around in a tank & see a couple of people with a car that has wood ontop and assume that they looted it. If they don`t even speak there language and understand what they`re saying, how are they supposed to know where the wood came from? And even if the wood WAS stolen, what gives them the right to destroy a man`s car for it?!!
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    Mo0k Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 4:59 pm
    "Hrm... if running over a car is the punishment for looting wood, I wonder what punishment the soldiers will receive for destroying a car."


    They get their wood taken off them.

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    archinimous Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 5:09 pm
    Since when does the Middle East lack Electricity and Gas? It`s not as primitive over there as you make it seem.
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    Overmann Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 6:35 pm
    "...But if there is one thing you don`t need in the Middle East, its a campfire. They don`t need the wood as badly as you all think."

    ...Which justifies having their car run over with a tank. Ah yes, it makes complete sense to me now.

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    Mani-Jac Male 40-49
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    December 9, 2006 at 7:10 pm
    You steal wood ......your car gets crushed

    USA pisses off the world for 30 years straight....your towers get crushed....

    you be the judge......

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    Wyrenth Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 7:40 pm
    Why put people in groups? All humans suck. Death to all humans! ;P
  51. Profile photo of archinimous
    archinimous Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 7:40 pm
    Judge what?
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    archinimous Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 7:44 pm
    Maybe if every other countries weren`t a bunch of dickheads to America we wouldn`t run over taxis in the Middle East.
  53. Profile photo of USATC
    USATC Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 7:44 pm
    Ok here`s to all of you people critizing the US troops in this video. You dont get the full story with this video. It was shot for a documentary so they didnt tell you everything. SO I will. This happend at the begining of the invasion. The Iraqi people had been caught looting before and had been warned. They where caught in the act of looting again, they where taking in right off a building whose female owner was powerless to stop them. So then the Iraqis where detained and only after it was clear with the tankers HQ the car was crushed.

    Sorry if I seem upset about this but when you over there and you see good people get blow to bits by and enemy that wont fight you face to face it gets agrivating.

    If you want to bad mouth somebody bad mouth Bush, not the kids you are dieing for Iraqs freedom. You got some pretty big balls to critize some one whose fighting for the rights of someone the`ve never met. When you just sit at home and enjoy yours.

    Johnathan Matthews Col. US Army.

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    archinimous Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 7:49 pm
    PWNED!
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    iansquall Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 8:04 pm
    I thought it was a bit harsh of a punishment, but they still shouldn`t have stolen wood. In that respect, I have no sympathy for them.

    And why is it that the whole of America is judged by a small group of soldiers? Even counting the other ones in the past who were messed up, it`s still a small group in comparison to the majority.

    Those who wonder what right America has to judge other countries--what right do you have to judge America for judging other countries then?

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    Overmann Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 10:09 pm
    Gee, USATC, maybe Kerry *was* right.
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    Yoeri Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 10:33 pm
    Bunch of drating retards
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    Artgeek Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 11:26 pm
    I feel bad for the people who come back to find that, while their wood has not been looted, it has been crushed to tiny bits under a tank.
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    shinu Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2006 at 11:35 pm
    all i got from that is that a tank running over a car looks cool... :-D
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    Timicus Male 18-29
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    December 10, 2006 at 2:06 am
    Winning hearts and minds.
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    phatzoma Male 18-29
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    December 10, 2006 at 10:21 am
    If the Iraqi people do not want democracy, why are we shoving it down their throats?
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    pat125 Male 18-29
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    December 10, 2006 at 12:59 pm
    That was pretty funny. Maybe next time they won`t steal. To think, in other countries those looters would have been killed for doing that, and everyone is making such a huge deal out of it. I think they got what they deserved. Who`s to say they weren`t stealing someone else`s livelihood?
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    ranon Male 18-29
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    December 10, 2006 at 1:54 pm
    You know, this reminds me of the movie "The Beast" in which a Soviet tank does pretty much the same thing to an Afghanisthani.

    It shows the level of moral bankrupcty that America is in that it is compared infavoroubly to the Soviets.

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    nicholelibra Female 18-29
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    December 10, 2006 at 2:05 pm
    Soliders are soldiers, not the judge, jury, and executioners. And yes, they are executioners because they killed that man`s livlyhood in one blow. Seeing as though most of their utilities were cut off it`s pretty hard to cook food withouth gas or electricity, which is highly expensive in Europe. Great, now the man can`t work, which is only going to force him to steal even more.

    USACT, aka Col. Johnathan Mattews of the US Army, either A) you`re a troll, or B) A complete non-nice individual. As a member of the US Army you should know that it`s illegal for a solider to criticize the president, thanks to good ole Dubya and friends. The fact that you signed your name to the one post you`ve ever done on this site pretty much proves that you`re a troll.

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    bubba_gum Male 13-17
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    December 10, 2006 at 3:29 pm
    galieo the differece is the americans don`t get away with it.
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    Corfi Female 18-29
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    December 10, 2006 at 5:51 pm
    Disgraceful.
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    CamilaPBdeA Female 18-29
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    December 10, 2006 at 8:26 pm
    And then americans wonder why there`s anti-USA and that kind of sutff.
    Antiamericanism is stupid, but to think what they did there was funny or fair, THAT`S stupid! I feel sorry for all the Americans that take the bad image from the dumb ones
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    saintnick Male 13-17
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    December 10, 2006 at 9:00 pm
    wag the dog

    not enough detail or facts to form an opinion, especially since there is rarely anything factual to compare to

    just a thought, maybe the offender was proven guilty & given a choice, be handed over to locals for hand removal or lose the car

    of course the commentator takes the everybody deserves to create pain in this world mentality, possibly the guy was lying & transported cocaine in that car

    i suppose we will never know, just assume & let the tail wag the dog

    reminds me of accountants who take the life savings of their clients, the reason they were hired is probably because the client had little time for what the expert did, boils down to scruple`s & trust, you would never expect it to happen, although when it does are you truly suprised

    everyone has their price & too many give it away for free, trust with checks & balances, sounds like democracy, the alternate sounds totalitarian

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    saintnick Male 13-17
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    December 10, 2006 at 9:00 pm
    love how most people here fall in line without more facts (mob mentality), good luck pleading a case to folks whom are without the facts or worse yet they simply don`t care
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    klkl Male 13-17
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    December 10, 2006 at 9:52 pm
    ... our country sucks. were all jackasses
    were wasting our money in iraq and ruining innocent peoples lives in that country. how does this help us??
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    saintnick Male 13-17
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    December 10, 2006 at 10:04 pm
    ^^ wow that was quick, klkl just indirectly confessed, perhaps klkl should be jailed for this supposed crime, everyone klkl caused this, up against the wall klkl, stand still laddy!!!
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    freespangler Male 30-39
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    December 10, 2006 at 11:58 pm
    Who Cares. Go Troops. Support The Troops. God Bless`em.
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    RichJames88 Male 18-29
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    December 11, 2006 at 6:24 pm
    im with free on this one, props to them, I`d love to run over those scum`s cars, they deserve to be ran over themselves.
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    patriotpappy Male 50-59
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    December 26, 2006 at 12:14 pm
    I`m with you USATC!

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