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Old February 25th, 2011, 05:01 PM
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In fairness, Ron has a point. Our gutless polititions have restricted our navy to a defensive posture of striking only when they hijack a vessel of U. S. flag. If we were serious, we would send in the Marines to clean out the pirates' bases and sink any vessel identified as a "mother ships" upon its sighting -- and then we would keep going to clean the rest of the bad actors out of Somalia and establish a legitimate government there so the problem would not recur.

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Norm, a former naval officer....
I $ee a major problem with thi$ po$ition that you $eem to favor. Gue$$ what that problem i$?
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Old February 25th, 2011, 05:24 PM
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Just had a conversation with a co worker He brought up the situation about the pirates. He said his brother is on an aircraft carrier in the riegon and his brother told him that those pirates who killed those 4 americans have been taking care of and that was all he could say about it.
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