I hope I am wrong...

I hope I am wrong...

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    I hope I am wrong...

    While listening to the news today at work, I heard that Iran took 5 more people into their custody. Apparently, a British yachting team sailed in to Iranian waters. Iran's "leader" said if this was intentional on their part, they would pay a grave price. The thought has crossed my mind on several occasions, if these so-called threats to their nation are going to be used as bargaining chips or human shields for future actions against the Western world.


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    There is a very good chance you are right.
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    Human shields are my bet.

    Nothing they havent done before.
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    I wonder how smart you have to be to sail anywhere near Iran? Especially now. Or hike on their border, for that matter...

    While I'm on the subject, how do you accidentally cross the DMZ into North Korea? It can't be like taking a wrong turn on the autobahn...

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    I vacationed in Italy a few years ago... that was close enough to their border for me...
    "Who is to say that I am not an instrument of karma? Indeed, who is to say that I am not the very hand of God himself, dispatched by the Almighty to smite the Philistines and hypocrites, to lay low the dishonest and corrupt, and to bust the jawbone of some jackass that so desperately deserves it?"

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    Sailing in the Persian Gulf, hiking in Iraqi border areas, tourist in Afghanistan, etc. All fools missions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stanislaskasava View Post
    I wonder how smart you have to be to sail anywhere near Iran? Especially now. Or hike on their border, for that matter...

    While I'm on the subject, how do you accidentally cross the DMZ into North Korea? It can't be like taking a wrong turn on the autobahn...
    Pretty sure it's the same bunch who thought that holding hands and singing "Love is the answer" would get them released.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stanislaskasava View Post
    I wonder how smart you have to be to sail anywhere near Iran? Especially now. Or hike on their border, for that matter...

    While I'm on the subject, how do you accidentally cross the DMZ into North Korea? It can't be like taking a wrong turn on the autobahn...
    Quote Originally Posted by tiwee View Post
    Sailing in the Persian Gulf, hiking in Iraqi border areas, tourist in Afghanistan, etc. All fools missions.
    You can't fix stupid. As the saying goes: "Before you try to beat the odds, be sure you can survive the odds beating you."
    It is surely true that you can lead a horse to water but you can't make them drink. Nor can you make them grateful for your efforts.

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    I believe that Iran already let them go or...they are to be released.
    One or the other.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barbary View Post
    While listening to the news today at work, I heard that Iran took 5 more people into their custody. Apparently, a British yachting team sailed in to Iranian waters.
    Reported this morning that they are not being held, and their yacht is currently being towed to Dubai. They're going with it.

    Not that it changes my opinion of Iran or Amagonnabeginajihad.

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