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We Irradiate the Bastards and turn their dunes into glass parking lots.
Originally posted by ElectricUniverse
Originally posted by empireoflizards
No one wants to understand the reasons why there is anti-American sentiments. To explore that subject seems to be perceived as a sure sign of weakness and anti-Americanism.edit on 17-1-2012 by empireoflizards because: (no reason given)
But obviously you choose to ignore other little FACTS of history like the ones I presented...
Obviously you are one of those people who doesn't want to take responsibility for their own actions, but instead want to blame your father, your mother, society, or North America for whatever transgression crosses your mind...
North America and Europe have MORE reasons for having anti-Middle Eastern sentiment than vice-versa... But of course, you are not going to want to see it this way and instead just want to blame the United States...
I am also SURE you want to blame the United States for many other things and maybe even for everything under the Sun...
Originally posted by ZEROZEE0
Frankly, I'm just sick and tired of the rhetoric from both the "Pro-Iranian Peacenicks" AND the "Anti-Iranian Hawks". (And the really sad part is the fact that I too am a "Hawk").
Ugh.. no I didn't, the statements are still in my OP its not like im trying to hide anything. I only attempted establish a better understanding of the statement by paraphrasing it and putting it in a different context
Originally posted by ElectricUniverse
Originally posted by seenavv
There is a disctinct difference between these two statements, you have to be blind or illiterate if your unable to see it
"I would like to see the regime occupying this country vanish from the page of time"
"I want to wipe this country off the map"
First of all even you are changing what the Imam said to try to diminish the damage he, and the leadership of Iran, have made with statements like this one.
The Imam didn't say "I would like to see"... he said "the regime occupying Jerusalem must vanish from the pages of time"...
That statement is another way of saying "we must wipe Israel off the map"...
IT IS THE SAME THING...
It may be valid to conceive me as "less" of an Iranian then other Iranians, but I am still Iranian and I have been exposed to the culture, lifestyle, and people in the country. My mother, father, and grandparents have described to me their experiences in Iran and their times there during conflict. They described to me what it was like when hearing gunshots, hearing bombs and explosions in the Iran/ Iraq war. I have consulted with other Iranian friends and families who suffered many casualties and trauma in the Iran/ Iraq war. Violent uprisings between regimes and their citizens were very common, however my family generally kept to themselves out of the fear of the repercussions . My great-grandfather was also thrown in prison and silenced for 3 months for writing a political book against the American installed Shah of Iran
Originally posted by theRhenn
what gets me is, you lived in america all of your life... You spent only a year in iran, yet you're an Iranian? And you have an opinion on what america does against iran?
If you lived half your life there, then I might give you some room here... But you have not. So you know everything about Iran and what they are doing, yet you admit you only spent 1 year out of your whole life as an iranian, and you can tell me that you have some special opinion that trumps any others? Then, not by your own information, but information gotten from Youtube of all places.. Sorry dude.. You're american. Not Iranian.
Thats like asking the British how France should be run. I'm sure alot have been there... but that doesnt give them the know it all to tell the French how things should be.
Spend another say... 10 years in Iran... the last 10... and tell me how it goes.
No matter what you say America does... you cannot discount what Iran has done. At very least, we do it to other 3rd world countries... Not our own people and not our neighbors.edit on 17-1-2012 by theRhenn because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by coolforschool
Iran has done nothing but defend itself from american backed iraq witch attacked it.s soil with gas and bombs supplied by america Iran has never been an aggerser to any state i get my imformation from Robert Fisk's reports and books.
AMERICA say's in god we trust beleave me IF there is a god you boy's will be well Daffy ducked
Anywho I hope ye ALL sort it out up there in texas