1. Hyro-Sama

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    Sorry, I was a bit harsh. I want to support this and I seen many charitable organizations make promises to solve many issues in Africa and they have failed. Furthermore, only 30% of the donations going toward the actual safeguarding of these children pisses me off even more. Demanding that the U.S. step in is absolutely ludicrous. The USA policing the world has contributed partly to this shitstorm. Everything the Invisible Children organization is asking for is undoable. If they want Joseph Kony dead/arrested, strap a fucking AK-47 around your own shoulders and do it yourself.
     
  2. gifi4

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    I hope Kony gets brought to justice. Someone such as himself does not deserve to live after what he has done.
     
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    Where's SEAL Team 6 when you need 'em?

    Also, money aside, they're being very intelligent about this.

    After all, the best time to make the public's voice heard is when the bloody politicians need a couple million votes to plunk their ass on to the Iron ThroneWhite House. Or something... :unsure:
     
  4. Nathan Drake

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    You guys realize that this man has been hunted since 2006, right? The International Criminal Court has been seeking this man's capture or death. The world has been doing as much as they reasonably can. As has already been stated, Invisible Children is a bit of a backwards cause. They don't seem to know where their priorities are. Not to mention the US is already in Uganda. They're just taking a more reasonable approach. Sending in thousands of soldiers will simply make their mission all the more difficult, in matters that are not entirely up to the US to solve.

    This KONY 2012 stuff is pretty much the definition of bullshit, and the number of people buying into it with misplaced sympathy is astounding.
     
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    Exactly, do people really think that the UN or any international police wouldn't know about the existence of this individual? :S I don't know why they expect for the US to send a full military force. Y_Y
     
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    I hate how everybody watched this 30 minute video and all of a sudden they became social activists
     
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    Redditor?

    I agree with you though. My friend also showed me this, which made me laugh:
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    I would never go to Reddit. or 9gag.

    There was a link posted in this thread earlier that pretty much shows how Invisible Children is full of bullshit
     
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    I'm glad people are starting to become aware, The group came to my school about a year ago and we watched a different video though. Thanks for posting
     
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    Well it made TV News so it's getting some attention, however it does go hand in hand with criticism, amongst which (and not including the fact that many observers believe this to be a bit pointless in light of the nature of the problem and it's history) include -

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-17295078
     
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    Slapping handcuffs on Kony will not magically make the situation better. African warlords are a dime a dozen - get rid of Kony, someone just as reprehensible will fill the void.
     
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    Like I said, I do support the campaign.
     
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    I will be in Vancouver on 420 all day lol! First at the Art Gallery ;) till late at night and next I'm going to put up Kony 2012 posters. Anybody with me?
     
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    Why is it any of our business? If what happens in Iraq or Iran isn't any of our business, why is what happens in Uganda?
     
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    this is just an internet fad now to post kony 2012 everywhere
     
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    Kony is one out of millions, and he isn't even the worst down there, he just have a name that's easy to marketize.
    I would also like to point out that the hipsters that made the video had a picture taken with the Sudan Army, which have used child soldiers.
    And lets not forget that there where recently found lots of oil in Uganda, the country that IC pushes for the invasion of.
     
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