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    Hussein hanged

    Discuss, I guess.

    I'm happy. I also now don't think that we should have invaded in the first place. Hindsight is 20/20, because I supported Bush at the time.
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    Details are still very sketchy, even 20 hours after the fact. Some are thinking that it never happened in the first place, especially since there are no videos or photos of the event itself, just a dodgy video preceeding the event that mysteriously gets cut off...and then the power goes out...hrm...
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    With my superior editing skills, I have recreated the event. Observe...
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    Actually his last words was a sarcastic 'muqtada al sadr' in response to what one of the guards said (long live mas)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nodtveidt
    Details are still very sketchy, even 20 hours after the fact. Some are thinking that it never happened in the first place, especially since there are no videos or photos of the event itself, just a dodgy video preceeding the event that mysteriously gets cut off...and then the power goes out...hrm...
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    I understand that the public wants some type of proof of the event...but I don't think a video of an execution would have been wholly appropriate. The terrorists make videos of their executions. I don't think the general population would accept such a thing from their own government.
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    Are you serious Ken? I put a clear warning label on the hyperlink. I haven't seen a forum where that video isn't a topic of discussion... and how is the actual video more disturbing than a satirical photoshop image of an actual execution? As much as I feel no remorse for the guy, I wouldn't go as far as making fun of his death (His obnoxious character, yes; Death, no). I find that to be far worse than anything I posted.

    You're have the right to your decision, but I'm sorry to say I respectfully disagree with it.
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    You guys are computer nerds, you can find any of this stuff online without polluting the message boards. Hell, you don't need to be computer nerds to do a google search to find pictures of this.

    I think that it's okay to have a picture of the dead body as proof that he's dead...actually wanting to watch the execution makes you/us no better than 'them' (the terrorists that film execution for propaganda purposes).
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    I posted it to satisfy to opinions of the people that Nodtveidt mentions not to satify the desire to watch someone get killed. I know people could find it themselves, but I posted it for their convenience (considering the fact that at least 3 people who posted before me were either unsure or positive that it didn't exist) and clearly gave a warning of what it was. You didn't have to click on the link the same way you don't have to search for it on the internet.

    Now, of course as a moderator you have the right to remove the link if you deem it inappropriate, but I just can't understand how a satirical image of Saddam Hussein being hung right after his actual execution could possibly be appropriate.
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    I'd say close this, but I'll leave that to Ken.

    Yes, you can find it if you want to. I have yet to watch the Nicholas Berg video, by choice. I could have found that too.

    He's dead. There's proof. Let's show respect for the recently passed, regardless of one's point of view (and I'm no fan of Saddam Hussein). I'd expect nothing less in return myself.

    For those that want online snuff flix, there is easily that avenue. We merely need not hasten it. (Much like online porn -- it's there, we don't point to it.)
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    Come on guys! Do you even know what Saddam did to his people? Look it up! He deserves to die, and to be satirized! People have been doing it for years with Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini, etc.

    @Dave: The Iraqi people don't respect his death. So why should we? They are quite happy, and I would be, too.
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    Come on guys! Do you even know what Saddam did to his people? Look it up! He deserves to die, and to be satirized! People have been doing it for years with Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini, etc.
    That doesnt justify mockery of someones dead corpse..

    @Dave: The Iraqi people don't respect his death. So why should we? They are quite happy, and I would be, too.
    Who said that everyone in Iraq is happy..get your facts right.

    P.S. IMO this thread should be closed.
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    Come on guys! Do you even know what Saddam did to his people? Look it up! He deserves to die, and to be satirized! People have been doing it for years with Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini, etc.
    You're entitled to your opinion, but satire of this manor and subject really isn't necessary to express it. There are also those of us here who don't believe in execution, and would rather not have to scroll though all your jokes and "satire" to read the valid points in this thread.

    P.S. IMO this thread should be closed.
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    I don't agree that he deserved to die, but then again I don't believe anyone deserves to die by another's hand.
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