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Originally posted by mind is the universe
reply to post by logictruth
Know im not im opening my mind........ I'm looking at todays world, and its a dire state. Have you been outside of the USA recently????
Your clouded in ignorance.
Originally posted by mind is the universe
Logictruth Im going to have to make a judgement becuase the simple reason
You been judging everyone on this formum of late.
You are ignorant, brainwashed, undiplomatic, narrowminded and IN DENIAL.
I'm appalled at your lack of baisc intellegence to know that the Bush Administration just sets of bombs in countrys. Thats what I'll remember Bush for dropping Bombs for peace. My ass hes striving for peace.
I'll give you evidence too OPEN YOUR EYES.
Of course, there are many today who believe the Republican Party under the leadership of George W. Bush is solely responsible for the mess in the Middle East. In truth, the groundwork for this miasma was laid during the term of former Democratic President Jimmy Carter. It was all brought about in the name of change and hope – familiar themes being heard today from Democratic front-runners. It was Jimmy Carter who created a firestorm that destabilized our greatest firewall in the Muslim world, the shah of Iran, in favor of a religious fanatic, the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.Carter viewed Khomeini more as a religious holy man in a grass-roots revolution than the founding father of modern terrorism. His advisers concurred: U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young said, "Khomeini will eventually be hailed as a saint." Ambassador to Iran William Sullivan said, "Khomeini is a Gandhi-like figure." Carter adviser James Bill proclaimed that Khomeini was not a mad mujahid, but a man of "impeccable integrity and honesty." As a result, the Carter administration stood by while Iran descended into the chaos of a fanatical Islamic revolution and was stunned when American embassy employees were taken hostage and held for 444 days.Ninety days following Khomeini's declaration of the first day of the "Government of God" on April 1, 1979, President Jimmy Carter inked a top-secret document launching America on the path that in 2001 would lead to the deaths of 2,974 innocent American civilians. It was generally thought that U.S. aid to the Afghanistan Mujahedeen was initiated in 1980 under the Republican administration of Ronald Reagan. It was, however, the directive signed by Carter that favored supporting insurgent propaganda and other psychological operations in Afghanistan; establishing radio contact with the Afghan people through a third country; and providing appropriate support either in funds or non-military supplies. Carter approved another infusion of $30 million in 1980; and in 1981 the amount was raised to $50 million.Carter's ill-advised execution of human rights guidelines and his decision to unseat the Shah ultimately caused the loss of more than 600,000 lives during the Iran/Iraq War. Why? With the departure of the shah, Saddam Hussein saw his opportunity to boldly march into Iran and seize power in that country. Carter's decision to abandon Iran to the Khomeini-implemented rule by the mullahs and ayatollahs was eventually responsible for Iraq's attack on Kuwait and Desert Storm; it spawned the Soviet incursion into Afghanistan, the rise of the Taliban, Hamas and al-Qaida.
Originally posted by burdman30ott6
Where has this 1 million Iraqis dead due to the war figure suddenly appeared from?
On Friday, September 14, 2007, ORB (Opinion Research Business), an independent polling agency located in London, published estimates of the total war casualties in Iraq since the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. At over 1.2 million deaths (1,220,580), this estimate is the highest number published so far, outnumbering even the death toll of the recent Rwandan genocide.
Originally posted by pavil
reply to post by rizla
Remember, you always have to have someone to blame for the way things are.