posted on Apr, 7 2013 @ 12:31 AM
reply to post by squarehead666
PS - I also have a great affection for the works of Aleister Crowley.....Do you still like me now?
I sort of thought the "666" was
not a random selection of numbers.
I don't have any reason not to like you. The internet isn't the best place to gather accurate impressions of
others, but I wouldn't mind sitting down to beer and (whatever you call "fish and chips") with you. Why not? Especially if I can talk you into
I'm pretty sure Moslem leaders have been saying exactly that non-stop since 9/11.
You may be right, I don't know. I haven't run
across any evidence one way or the other that they are serious about stopping those activities, but it's possible. I would have thought that the
press would have reported it constantly during the Bush days to make him look bad. Actually, I would think they would be reporting it now, if just to
show that Obama has the situation well in hand and the Israelis are over-reacting.
Admittedly some of them have also been funding the extremists, but they are hardly alone in that are they.....Britain and France are bending
over backwards to arm extremist groups in Syria.
We did the same in Libya and now Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb are suddenly armed to the teeth and very publically attacking oil
installations.....However did that happen?
Although I disagree with the methods used in the last few years to fight extremists and create a
stable Mid-East, I'd like to hope that that was their goal, no matter how poorly conceived. I'm the first to charge the current administration with
a vague and feckless Middle-East policy. Egypt and Libya, as you point out, are examples. As was the abandonment of the "Green Revolution" in
But aren't the Islamic countries in a better position to put a stop to the violence? There's the funding you mentioned, but they also allow bases
of operation, and religious tolerance of their principles.