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Originally posted by syzygy
there is nothing you can tell this child now. he may never understand, and who can blame him ?
what i detest is how his suffering will become exploitation fodder for peacnik masses who spent many a year in absolute and blissful ignorance as thousands of iraqi 'ali ishmaeel abbas' were annihilated by saddam's security forces for decades. when the kurds
or shiites were being exterminated, not one of these
'no blood for oil' baboons spent so much as a second
thinking, caring, doing anything in degree comparable to their antics now. pure sanctimonious tripe.
[Edited on 9-4-2003 by syzygy]
Originally posted by Lie Detector
If the American government actually valued human life over in Iraq and really wanted to help them. They would have sent over a convoy to gather Iraqi's that felt they were being mistreated or repressed and brought them over to America.
After all, it has been said everyone in America can live in Texas with 1 acre of land.
America has the resources to do such a thing but didn't, do to the fact this war has nothing to do about liberation.
Originally posted by 5POF
The kid doesn't seem to dislike America. In fact, he hopes they'll be the ones to help him.
For all we know the attack could have been returning amunition from Baghdad Air Defenses, or it could have been a purposeful attack by Saddam's troops to make the US look bad.
It simply provides no information.
And Lie, you just simply can't move 20million people, and Saddam wouldn't let them go anyway.
Besides do you know how much quicker things would have gone for Saddam's WMD research, if he didn't need to supply his people anymore, because we took them off his hands?
I guess you haven't heard, all that Food for Oil, went to the Republican Gaurd...ALL OF IT.
[Edited on 9-4-2003 by 5POF]
Originally posted by mad scientist
This has got to be one of the most naive comments I have ever read on this board. You want to take in half or more of the Iraqi population and move them to the US - RIDICULOUS.
Besides you've mssed the point of the war completely, the US wants regime change. People want to live in freedom in their own country and not have to go somewhere else and find it.
I could go on and on, but have to work.
"The children had been imprisoned because they had not joined the youth branch of the Baath party," he alleged. "Some of these kids had been in there for five years."
Around 150 children spilled out of the jail after the gates were opened as a US military Humvee vehicle approached, Lieutenant Colonel Fred Padilla told an AFP correspondent travelling with the Marines 5th Regiment.