Bit'O'Gristle: Initial symptoms following exposure to sarin are a runny nose, tightness in the chest and constriction of the pupils. Soon after, the victim has difficulty breathing and experiences nausea and drooling. As the victim continues to lose control of bodily functions, the victim vomits, defecates and urinates. This phase is followed by twitching and jerking. Ultimately, the victim becomes comatose and suffocates in a series of convulsive spasms.
dforkus: Well I just logged on the white house website and wrote a letter, I think I'll stay up and wait for his personal response:Please Mr. President, don't allow the Syrian regime to use chemical weapons against its own people.Like many Americans, I am tired of war, and of needlessly interventionist foreign policy, but passivity in the face of unspeakable evil is not nobility.This must be stopped, acting in a broad coalition is preferable, but any eventuality that allows the regime to carry out such an act is unacceptable.Thank you:xxxxx xxxxxxx
Omahawg: most obvious? israeli air strike in 5-4-3-2......
atomic-age: My dad was drafted for WWII. He said they had a drill instructor who could not pronounce the letter 'L' and instead exhorted them to "Rock and road!"
vartian: cman: So another war in the middle east for us then, right?You'd rather watch genocide in HD on the nightly news?
Grand_Moff_Joseph: GAT_00: Repeating myself since this might go green:U.S. officials stressed that as of now, the sarin bombs hadn't been loaded onto planes and that Assad hadn't issued a final order to use them. But if he does, one of the officials said, "there's little the outside world can do to stop it."No Fly ZonePair that with a visits from Seal Team 6, some Green Berets, and some of fine folks from MI6, and we got ourselves an international ass kicking of a despot.
The Muthaship: About to cross the U.S.'s red line. What's one more war....
Mouser: Grand_Moff_Joseph: The Muthaship: About to cross the U.S.'s red line. What's one more war....Fair point, but the use of chemical or biological weapons should be a red line for the entire world, not just America. No one even thinks of using these kinds of weapons for anything other than genocide, and humanity has a duty to itself to stop such insanity from coming to bear.Do we?Seriously, if the entire population of Syria were sucked into a black hole, how would that affect your life in any measurable way?
atomicmask: I did not say it was alright. I said I didn't care. Apathy is not approval. Plus I pointed out the absolute hypocrisy turds like you getting bent out of shape over genocide in Syria that has yet to happen, while ignoring Genocide in the Congo (blacks) and somolia (blacks) because it is being done in a method that makes you wet your twilight sparkle underoos. You are a shiat heel and a hypocrite, pure and simple. BLOO BLOO SARIN GAS BLOO BLOO... Yet women being raped to death, men being burnt to death, and assorted murder of entire peoples in africa never once made you turn your head away from a cartoon aimed at 8 year old girls.
atomicmask: PS, you are a grown ass adult watching a cartoon for 8 year old girls, that alone makes anything you say a joke.
atomicmask: Oh I see, intervention as long as it just costs us and we do not benefit, is alright intervention? Again, more hypocrisy. "DON'T INTERFERE WITH US!" "OH GOD US WHY ARN'T YOU INTERFERING!"Again since you live in a colorful fantasy land of durp and cartoon animals, let me tell you real life shiat.WE DO NOT GOT THE MOTHA farkIN FUNDS TO PLAY SUPERMAN ANYMORE. WE ARE BROKE. NO GAS IN THE PLANES, NO TREADS ON THE TANKS, NO FOOD IN THE BELLIES OF SOLDIERS.
atomicmask: Yes I would, I would be saying that until germany or japan attacks us (they did) we had no business getting involved. I would be alone in this I bet, along with a great deal of the united states at that time. World war 1 being fresh in the minds of most americans, they did not want to get involved in another bloody battle in Europe. Your perception that america leaped like a tiger the moment hitler invaded poland is some Mickey mouse mentality bullshiat. Smart people, people who have actually went to war and can know what it is like, want to avoid that shiat like the plague. Twats like you, who think this is some cartoon in which we ride in like knights and rescue the innocent people and then get treated to pie and cookies are wrong, dead wrong. It costs lives, it costs money, it sometimes costs generations. If it isn't a threat to us, we should not concern ourselves, period.p.s. most americans at the time didn't like jews and didn't care what was happening to them. I know this is shocking thing to think post ww2, but a great deal of europe and the united states felt the same about jews. We entered europe to defend allies, not liberate jews. That was a side effect of our war effort.
BronyMedic: FutherMucker: Oh, I'm late to the party here, but the stupidity is strong with this one !BronyMedic You've done a FINE job in keeping atomicmask at bay. Kudos for that ! Isn't it comforting that someone "in the know" will share such information on a public forum? Declassified, or not....Why would some Farknut run off at the mouth like that? I think it might be in your best interest to end all communication with this lunatic !....Just sayin' ! WOW !I wonder if he realizes that what he's said in this thread is going to follow him wherever he comments from now on here on FARK.I'd hate to be known as the guy who "wanted to gas all those heathen muslims"
atomicmask: You think the united states cares what it has signed and did not sign with nations? It was a big farking show. My screen name is from a time when I worked in the WMD field for the USA. I can tell you, we do not give two shiats about policies. if it comes down to the line, and it is us vs them, its gonna be them, and its gonna be anyway we can. Nuke, bio, or chemical.Again you live in a charmed world, a fake, but charmed world.
atomicmask: The united states lies, a lot, about everything. We say we are pro freedom, yet we prop up tyrants and dictators all the time. We say we love democracy, yet we rig elections in other nations or kill the politicans we don't like if they win. Governments are liars, they exist to hold power, the best liars hold power the longest and get idiots like you to buy into the whole good guy bad guy routine.
atomicmask: flynn80: These are the real people that we are arming in Syria.http://fromthetrenchesworldreport.com/syrian-rebels-when-we-finish-wi t h-assad-we-will-fight-the-u-s/27443/This, this right here, is exactly why I am 100% unconcerned with them getting gassed. It is the same, farking, movement that we have seen in egypt, lybia, Tripoli, Iraq, and afghanistan. It is the muslim brotherhood/al quada/whatever name they are using to pretend to be a political movement but instead is a facist theocratic movement.So assad is in the right on this one. He is showing he is not someone to be farked around with like Kadafi. Ever notice how the moment our delightful rebel friends win, they instantly start burning US flags and attacking embassies? Its ONE GOD DAMN POLITICAL MOVEMENT, and it is ANTI WEST.
Omahawg: Marine1: Radioactive Ass: And this is why we shouldn't let nations run by crazy people attempt to acquire WMD's. If this situation blows up (not that I want that to happen) the silver lining might be a lot more international pressure on other (politically and\or mentally) unstable countries to stay away from the development or stockpiling of WMD's or the rest of the world might do a bit of preventative maintenance on their facilities. And by preventative maintenance I mean destroy them completely before it becomes a problem.Doubtful.You know, you really have to wonder... at what point will the Middle East eventually cry "Uncle!" ? It's not unprecedented. Europe was more or less a bloodbath from the collapse of the Roman Empire (if the Church hadn't been around, it might have been even worse, but that's another discussion) up until 1945. They were always ready for war. It took a war that involved mechanized genocide and 30 million deaths for them to stop. Eventually, the destruction will simply be too much for even the most well-prepared sections of their society to bear... but what will it take? Nuclear detonations? Decade-long mechanized warfare? What's the trigger for surrender?[www.ldolphin.org image 644x315]lol
Keizer_Ghidorah: If the Bible had been written elsewhere, the Beast would have the body of a jaguar, the tail of a caiman, and the head of a howler monkey. Or the body of a walrus, the legs of a moose, and a mouth like an orca./imagine if instead of a serpent, it was a manatee who tempted Eve
EvilRacistNaziFascist: Marine1: We've been through much worse as a nation than what we're in now. We'll dig out. It won't be through constant biatching and through ignoring moral atrocities, though, so you can cut that act.I'm not acting at all, you pretentious twat. If you disagree with my opinions that's one thing, but it's another to pretend you have the magical ability to read minds of complete strangers on the internet and to discern who is sincere and who is not.
Ehh: Grand_Moff_Joseph: Pair that with a visits from Seal Team 6, some Green Berets, and some of fine folks from MI6, and we got ourselves an international ass kicking of a despot.I'm a peacenik, but I'm all for the ass-kicking of despots. If Assad uses chemical weapons, I'm OK with the big-time raid. I wonder if we know where he is./fark Russia
nvmac: dforkus: Well I just logged on the white house website and wrote a letter, I think I'll stay up and wait for his personal response:Please Mr. President, don't allow the Syrian regime to use chemical weapons against its own people.Like many Americans, I am tired of war, and of needlessly interventionist foreign policy, but passivity in the face of unspeakable evil is not nobility.This must be stopped, acting in a broad coalition is preferable, but any eventuality that allows the regime to carry out such an act is unacceptable.Thank you:xxxxx xxxxxxxDear Citizen,I can't fap to this.Signed,Barack Obama/sorry, I'm too juvenile for anything serious
erik-k: Linkster: Popcorn Johnny: Linkster: Popcorn Johnny: Reports are the the USS Eisenhower is sitting of the coast of Syria, ready to strike.TROLL OR MORON, I pick the Later!Still waiting for an answer here, did you think that the USS Eisenhower had been decommissioned or that Syria was landlocked? It's okay to admit that you're wrong.Eisenhower is in San Diego, Syria is land locked. So Your Point?O RLY?[www.lonelyplanet.com image 466x350]
RealAmericanHero: Amos Quito: You assume that the information we have been given is accurate.I assume that there are games afoot, and remain VERY skeptical.I believe in the sanity of a Democrat White House a lot more than a Republican White House. Most Republican's are certifiably nuts, so I can't really put their failures on anyone else.
Linkster: Eisenhower is in San Diego, Syria is land locked. So Your Point?
Linkster: Syria is land locked
BigBurrito: Roosevelt had the same problem.pedobearapproved: david_gaithersburg: Obama makes his yellow cake speech in 3.....2.....1He can't. No matter what the intellegence is he can't make that speech because it'll make him Bush. He has to wait until thousands are dead before he can make that speech. He knows it and Assad knows it. Assad also knows that Obama, in an attempt to not look like Bush, will take this before the UN, where Russia and China will foul up the works. All that will come out of that will be a light punative action.Obama does not need to make a Bush speech. He is not actively looking for the answer that always equals war. The Bush administration did not like diplomacy. They scuttled diplomatic efforts that had been underway for over a decade because of a righteous belief system. Prior to Iraq getting underway, Hussein had relented, but war was necessary in the eyes of the administration.Obama has none of that. We are maintaining diplomatic relations, Britain is applying pressure and expect to see Russia doing so as well, with possibly Iran chiming in as well. Assad is about to become very isolated. Hopefully, he realizes his position and relents. The only ones against that would be other monarchies in the ME, they will become very nervous looking at their own ability to hold onto power.
wildcardjack: It's as if the region was gerrymandered to create the most strife.
jaybeezey: what's one more country that's just going to end up under Sharia Law anyway?
Oznog: TFA: The nerve agents were locked and loaded inside the bombs. OK, I had to look this up. I know what "load" means, but WTF is "lock"??Apparently the term is made up. Well, it's not a range command and "lock and load" doesn't seem to refer to anything in particular... even loading, apparently.
BigBooper: Any one else think Assad might send a few towards Israel? If he going to go for a hail Mary type move, attacking Israel with chemical weapons, declaring holy war, and calling for all Islamic people to join them could start a wider mid-east war. Of course sparking that greater middle eastern war would require Israel to respond to chemical weapon attacks by using nuclear weapons on Syria, but I don't think Assad cares.He knows he's dead if he uses gas. Why not gas the Jews./if he survives he would be a hero to many Muslims//and be welcome in exile in many Islamic nations
johnnyrocket: mr lawson: Repeat after me Fark.NOT.. OUR ....FARKING.... PROBLEM!Except that it is our problem. We are a member of the world community. Atrocities cannot be ignored.
Omahawg: atomic-age: MelGoesOnTour: Why am suddenly reminded of something I heard and ignored back when I was a kid, something in the Bible about Revelations and that "middle eastern" neck of the woods and all which might involve a "big bear"....Is the bear hairy? Is the bear scary?YES[upload.wikimedia.org image 220x299]nothing about this will end well. not for us, not for mr. weak chin assad, not for no one nowhere, no sirree.
johnnyrocket: Except that it is our problem. We are a member of the world community. Atrocities cannot be ignored.
Popcorn Johnny: Reports are the the USS Eisenhower is sitting of the coast of Syria, ready to strike.
pciszek: Someone mentioned that Russia has major interests in Syria. Would they be likely to defend the current government, or decide that the current government has become a liability and try to take them out quickly?
Krymson Tyde: But didn't he just assure us he wouldn't use chemical weapons even if he did have them? I can't believe he is not to be trusted.Oh well, at least he's doing it in time for the December 2 apocalypse.
bulldg4life: I haven't kept up on the outrage, but is the GOP angry that Obama is doing too much or not enough?
JustinCase: BravadoGT: This should be some party--who will show up? Turkey? Hezbollah? Israel? The US? Iran?/gonna need some more snacksI know, right?
cameroncrazy1984: JohnAnnArbor: cameroncrazy1984: JohnAnnArbor: Nancy Pelosi put on a cute headscarf and did freelance diplomacy (in violation of the law, but who cares about that) in Syria while Bush was in officeNo, because that never happened.ORLY?/ya rly.No, what I mean is it wasn't "in violation of the law"
ShadowLAnCeR: cman: cameroncrazy1984: cman: Look what happened with Bush and Iraq. Mushroom Cloud Smoking Gun, remember that? This doesnt concern usWait, how is this in any way similar to Iraq?Because, remember, Saddam Hussein had WMD's and was committing genocide against his own people, right? We were played for fools then; lets not get played for fools now.The real question is, can you live with yourself knowing that your country could have done something to stop it and didn't? Will you just shrug off the millions this country's "leader" would kill to remain in power?
cameroncrazy1984: JohnAnnArbor: Nancy Pelosi put on a cute headscarf and did freelance diplomacy (in violation of the law, but who cares about that) in Syria while Bush was in officeNo, because that never happened.
JohnAnnArbor: The little dork eye doctor was always a murderer, geniuses.
mr lawson: cameroncrazy1984: Wait, how is this in any way similar to Iraq?The fact, like Iraq, Syria is NOT OUR PROBLEM./oil be damned!
GAT_00: Repeating myself since this might go green:U.S. officials stressed that as of now, the sarin bombs hadn't been loaded onto planes and that Assad hadn't issued a final order to use them. But if he does, one of the officials said, "there's little the outside world can do to stop it."No Fly Zone
cman: Look what happened with Bush and Iraq. Mushroom Cloud Smoking Gun, remember that? This doesnt concern us
SilentStrider: Mentat: We found the WMD's! Woo hoo!Only nine years too late.
WTF Indeed: How many Arab countries do we need to bomb until we get one for free?
Mentat: We found the WMD's! Woo hoo!
PirateKing: Weren't people bragging about missiles that can land in some guy's coffee cup from a thousand miles away? Why don't we just use those?
Repeat after me Fark.
NOT.. OUR ....FARKING.... PROBLEM!
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