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Gaddafi: Good Riddance?

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Thinker13
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Posted 10/20/11 - 10:22 AM:
Subject: Gaddafi: Good Riddance?
What do you make of Gaddafi's final departure?
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Posted 10/20/11 - 11:17 AM:

i feel a bit of relief for libya and hope things can get better for them. live by the sword, die by the sword?
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Posted 10/21/11 - 9:46 AM:

Take out one, install another: business as usual.
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Posted 10/26/11 - 1:11 AM:

the death itself and the aftermath was mostly a bizarre event, from what I saw from it. A feared tyrant who ends up in a concrete pipe trying to hide, scared as a mouse...

For libya as a whole, it's going to be an uphill battle for progress, just like the other countries of the arab spring. Props to them for pulling through tho.
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Posted 10/26/11 - 1:40 AM:

smokinpristiformis wrote:
the death itself and the aftermath was mostly a bizarre event, from what I saw from it. A feared tyrant who ends up in a concrete pipe trying to hide, scared as a mouse...

For libya as a whole, it's going to be an uphill battle for progress, just like the other countries of the arab spring. Props to them for pulling through tho.



Most of the famous tyrants have died in similar circumstances in history; hiding, scared, killed or committed suicide.
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Posted 12/04/11 - 3:04 PM:

The man who liberated his country from the tyrannical monarchy of King Idris back in 1969... Gaddafi modeled himself after Omar Mukhtar, The Lion of the Desert, the only other man who has led a genuine, independent Libyan resistance, fighting against a brutal Italian colonization in 1927. Yet, our media tells us it’s just another dead tyrant. Italian colonization in 1927.

Will Libya have anything near the stability it enjoyed over the last 30 years? Will its people enjoy the mountain of state benefits available to them under the Gaddafi rein? Wil Libyans be able to retain ownership of their country’s bounty of natural resources, and see the state reinvesting its profits back into their country for the benefit of future generations? History has taught us that the answer to each and every one of these questions is of course… no.
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