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Originally posted by thefifthcat
reply to post by Chipkin9
Your absolutely right about the British Government also supplying arms to terrorists as well, another reason why I don't believe you will here too much complaining from here. None of them have clean hands.
Originally posted by Chipkin9
Alot of people condemning this as treason from the US towards Britain because they are allies; and they souldn't have armed the IRA "Terrorists".
Well the USA and UK are allies of terrorism. You don't see the IRA invading countries for oil and their own financial gain.
The Irish natives of Ireland were subjected to Imperialism and domination from the UK who occupied our territory, murdered our woman and children and divided our beautiful country.
The native Irish suffered years of slavery, starvation, murder, persecution, and genocide from the British imperialists, yet THE IRA ARE TERRORISTS?
That doesn't add up at all!
After partitioning Ireland into two, the Irish population of the North were treated like dirt.
The IRA were established to fight back against British oppression that had occurred to them; to fight back for equal rights and to have a political voice for the Irish people.
Violence, bombings and murder occurred from the IRA because they were terrorized AGAINST in the 1st place from state sponsored terrorism, in the form of UVF, UDA and all other loyalist terrorist groups that murdered innocent Irish people 1st!
I don't view the IRA as terrorists, they were fighting for a just cause in they're own country against a foreign country who invaded and occupied our land, and then subjected us as slaves and everything else.
If anyone of your countries were invaded and your country had no official military to fight back, what would your citizens do?
Think about that long and hard!
To finish my post I'd also like to add that after the Boston bombing, there were a large majority of people who hailed it as just desserts or Karma for the simple reason that Boston has a large Irish American populace who raised money for the IRA; what does that say about the people who rejoiced about this as being just desserts?
One man's terrorist is anothers freedom fighter. If governments oppress citizens of another nation and bomb them to oblivion then it's ok.
If ACTUAL fighters for freedom bomb back against the governments who are oppressing then it's called terrorism; tell me the difference?edit on 21-7-2013 by Chipkin9 because: (no reason given)edit on 21-7-2013 by Chipkin9 because: (no reason given)edit on 21-7-2013 by Chipkin9 because: (no reason given)edit on 21-7-2013 by Chipkin9 because: (no reason given)edit on 21-7-2013 by Chipkin9 because: (no reason given)
Well I am at least glad someone here agrees with me; Everyone else ignored to comment after my Rhetoric.
Each to their own I suppose.
Originally posted by purplemer
I guess you could add the IRA bombing of London to this meme
It doesn't look like here will be any media interest in this story, the only sources seem to be from Irish based sites. I wonder if the British press have been told 'don't go there'.