The W
Views: 119934407
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
19.1.10 1938
The 7 - Current Events & Politics - Yasser Arafat (Dead at 75)
This thread has 3 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(747 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (9 total)
drjayphd
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 119

Posts: 2278/4020
EXP: 18705983
For next: 223363

Since: 22.4.02
From: Outside of Boston

Since last post: 27 days
Last activity: 3 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#1 Posted on 10.11.04 2220.27
Reposted on: 10.11.11 2227.53
CNN (cnn.com) confirms that Yasser Arafat has just died tonight in Paris. So's the local NBC affiliate and CNN International.
Promote this thread!
Freeway
Scrapple
Level: 113

Posts: 2424/3504
EXP: 15375424
For next: 443185

Since: 3.1.02
From: Calgary

Since last post: 1124 days
Last activity: 812 days
#2 Posted on 10.11.04 2332.17
Reposted on: 10.11.11 2332.20
And even more questions are left unanswered, such as "Where is the money??" and "What's next?"

Still, he managed to hold things together in the Palestinian region for a while, so...good for him.
Oliver
Scrapple
Level: 131

Posts: 1025/5007
EXP: 25859673
For next: 565017

Since: 20.6.02

Since last post: 690 days
Last activity: 684 days
#3 Posted on 11.11.04 0124.54
Reposted on: 11.11.11 0126.28
This is sad news, regardless of whether you support him or not.

Damn CNN's website for requesting payment to show the official announcement.



(edited by SOK on 11.11.04 0025)
Pool-Boy
Lap cheong
Level: 83

Posts: 1656/1759
EXP: 5363220
For next: 69024

Since: 1.8.02
From: Huntington Beach, CA

Since last post: 2135 days
Last activity: 901 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#4 Posted on 11.11.04 0204.12
Reposted on: 11.11.11 0211.41
(deleted by CRZ on 11.11.04 0211)
messenoir
Summer sausage
Level: 46

Posts: 224/449
EXP: 702173
For next: 9606

Since: 20.2.02
From: Columbia, MO

Since last post: 1365 days
Last activity: 1232 days
AIM:  
#5 Posted on 11.11.04 0209.48
Reposted on: 11.11.11 0213.48
We do not have to think he was a wonderful person, yet can still not be happy at his death. There's this balance here.

For me, his death means the end of the possibility he could be transformed into a loving man, which I believe God can do to all people. But I'm odd like that.
CRZ
Big Brother
Administrator
Level: 222

Posts: 5349/17024
EXP: 165031012
For next: 571798

Since: 9.12.01
From: ミネアポリス

Since last post: 1 hour
Last activity: 1 hour
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#6 Posted on 11.11.04 0210.54
Reposted on: 11.11.11 0217.14
    Originally posted by Pool-Boy
    He was an evil son of a bitch, and I am glad he is dead.
I kinda wish you'd opted for "say nothing at all" but I guess it's your karma.

EDIT: Wow, your edits somehow made your post even stupider. Think I'll just delete it and save us all some grief


(edited by CRZ on 11.11.04 0213)
StaggerLee
Scrapple
Level: 149

Posts: 2164/6866
EXP: 41113142
For next: 222093

Since: 3.10.02
From: Right side of the tracks

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 19 hours
#7 Posted on 12.11.04 0317.21
Reposted on: 12.11.11 0318.13
http://www.honestreporting.com/articles/45884734/critiques/Yassir_Arafat_1929-2004.asp

Granted the site is a bit biased, but, is THIS the kind of person who deserves to be treated like a respected head of state?
Famous Mortimer
Pinkelwurst
Level: 14

Posts: 15/30
EXP: 10976
For next: 2095

Since: 1.11.04
From: UK

Since last post: 4427 days
Last activity: 4427 days
#8 Posted on 12.11.04 0628.47
Reposted on: 12.11.11 0629.02
I take it none of us think Israel is the wronged party in all this? Arafat wasn't a great leader, and in fact he harmed his own people by being so conciliatory with the Zionists for no real reward. Hamas will have a field day with this.
Net Hack Slasher
Banger
Level: 102

Posts: 2709/2805
EXP: 11009550
For next: 80455

Since: 6.1.02
From: Outer reaches of your mind

Since last post: 4409 days
Last activity: 2829 days
#9 Posted on 19.11.04 0207.29
Reposted on: 19.11.11 0208.22
Arafat actually won the Noble Peace Prize in 94, things seem to be going well during the Clinton era. Didn't last long.


(edited by Net Hack Slasher on 19.11.04 0346)
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: SCOTT PETERSON GUILTY!
Next thread: For sale by owner: Inquire within
Previous thread: BIZARRO WASHINGTON!!!
(747 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Zholtok dead at 31 - John Peel dead at 65 - Superman, Christopher Reeve, dead at 52 { deleted by CRZ } - More...
The 7 - Current Events & Politics - Yasser Arafat (Dead at 75)Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.24 seconds.