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Old 10-15-2001, 07:34 PM   #1
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SMELL OF BLOOD IN THE AIR

Good it worked!...I got your attention.


I've been trying to avoid this forum for the past few weeks, for the obvious reason of sept11, I didn't want to argue about anything because I know it really wouldn't help and would probably just get me kicked off this board. Which is something I really don't want to happen.

But there are a few things that I just want to say before I stop posting(until the sept11 stuff stops dominating the board);

1. Afgan ppl arn't savages..so don't treat them that way
2. America isn't that different from the rest of the world so stop acting like it is
3. Bush's statement 'if your not with us you're with the terrorist' is the single most ignorant statment I had ever heard
4. Until I heard him yesterday say that he WOULD NOT talk to the taliban about stopping the bombings
5. GUESS WHAT! life goes on, I know people dying is a bad thing. But let it go. Thousands of people die around the world each day, but that wouldn't be any of AMERICAS concern now would it?
6. I AM CANADIAN, and even though our government seems to want to help you kill inocnet people most Canadians( or rather everyone that i know) doesn't want to see this happen.
7. (I'm going to go on a rant know because I do'nt want to do these damn numbers anymore)

To ALL those Americans who acually beleive BUSH (dubya) when he says "we have shown the world what being american is all about". TELL ME WHAT IT IS TO BE AMERICAN ... I WANT TO KNOW!

I was having a discussion with one of my American friends recently and he went crazy about killing and he said that if he could he would enlist in the Army just to kill the afgan people. now i know this isn't what all americans think but, does anyone else think this is some fucked up thinking?

He continued tot el me when i called himcrazy that I didn't know about what it ment to be american...now.. I'm canadian..its not that far from the states for those of you who are ignorant enough not to know what/where canada is. Now we ( ca. us) live verry similar lives. I have no idea what the difference is other than our dollar(hehe)

he said that he had a responsibliity...now correct me if im wrong..but does the american government ask you personally when your born on american soil to fight for your flag?

A FLAG!..a peice of cloth! not even that good quality of cloth! I mean ya...it stands for stuff...but god damn..don't kill someone because they don't like your flag...or your ideals...or your fucking name...role with the punches!

you know what..to say the terrorist just attacked america for the hell of it...or that they attacked america becaue they don't like 'dipomacy' or 'womens rights' is just stupid. AMERICA pissed someone off by pushing there noises in someones business...and now that someone is mad...but the only differnec is that now..they have insulted your honor!

i know you don't want to.....but you HAVE to ....to save your life...my life...the life of my new born niece...please..make this world work, it's the only one we've got.

PEACE

(im not saying i know everything..no one does...but just try to understand where im coming from with this...think about it..tel me what you think)

i kinda went on a rant...and im not going to read it over to make sure it makes sence so...it might not
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Old 10-15-2001, 08:48 PM   #2
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I'm with you on this one man.

The United States call themselves the greatest democracy on Earth. In what way is the USA is more democratic than, let's say, Canada or France ? In what ways the USA are more free than Canada or France ? I wonder... because all what their liberty showed me is no signs of welcome. Mmmmmmm.... appart from economy, of course...

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Old 10-15-2001, 09:01 PM   #3
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Please do not assume that all Americans agree with our President or the current crisis in Afghanistan. I didn't vote for Bush. I am not Republican. However, I live in America, and unfortunately, like a good percentage of us - I can do absolutely nothing about what is going on. Truly the only ones who can are in Government positions or are flying planes of Afghanistan right now. Why don't you ask women what it means to be a woman? You can't ask an American what it means to be American and expect to get an answer that sums up the melting pot that is our country. You are more than welcome to rant and vent and rag on America just like I could rag on any other country - but I don't because I am not from any other country. I do not speak in blanket statements and assume I've got it right in my angry mind when I rant - especially when addressing social taboos such as politics and religion. So I don't.

Remember that the words we write here - the names we call each other - the discrimination and hate that we perpetuate only lead to what is going on in the world as we safely sit in our homes tonight.

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Old 10-15-2001, 09:06 PM   #4
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I guarantee you that you would feel differently if Canada had been hit.
The good points that you made are obscured by your chilling indifference to the 6,000 murders committed on 9/11. You seem convinced that the terrorists had good reason to commit their act of violence but you object to America's violent response which is absurd. Why aren't you so sanguine about American violence? Perhaps because it doesn't fit you agenda? Hmmmm...

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The Reasons The RELEVANT* TERRORISTS Do What They Do:

1. They want ALL of Israel to be cleansed of Jews to make it an Islamic state of Palestine. (They do not seek a "portion" of current Isreal established as an independent state of Palestine, as Yasser Arafat does).
2. They want ALL non-Arabs, and eventually ALL non-muslims, cleansed from the Arab states stretching from North Africa to Iraq.
3. They want Shar'ia law to be imposed on all African and Middle Eastern nations.
4. They want U.S. and U.N. inspections, floyovers and sanctions of Iraq to end so that Saddam Hussein will be able to resume the production of chemical weapons.
5. They want the freedom to violate the rights of women, homosexuals, and religious minorities for "cultural" and religious reasons and without us or anyone else "pushing our noses in their business."

Basically, they want to institute harsh, systematic ethnic cleansing not unlike that of the Crusades and Hitler's Nazism.

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It (war) has certain tendencies inherit in it which are, in themselves, by no means in our favour. We may hope for a good deal of cruelty and unchastity. But, if we are not careful, we shall see thousands turning in the tribulation to the enemy, while temns of thousands who don not go so far as that will nevertheless have their attention diverted from themselves to values and causes which they believe to be higher than the self.
The Enemy's human partisans have all been plainly told by Him that suffering is an essential part of what He calls Redemption; so that a faith which is destroyed by a war or a pestilence cannot really have been worth the trouble of destroying. If he (the human, the patient) applies to Enemy headquarters, I have found that the post is nearly always defended.
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Old 10-16-2001, 06:18 AM   #7
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by BLOCK:


1. Afgan ppl arn't savages..so don't treat them that way


Most people who support the US military action (your friend excluded) understand this. Please do not lump us all in with the moronic company you choose to keep.


2. America isn't that different from the rest of the world


That's right, so let us do what any other country would do if they were attacked.


3. Bush's statement 'if your not with us you're with the terrorist' is the single most ignorant statment I had ever heard


So, I ask you, how can anyone be "neutral" towards terrorism?


4. Until I heard him yesterday say that he WOULD NOT talk to the taliban about stopping the bombings


He is doing the correct thing by not negotiating. The terms are simple and clear cut. Hand over bin Laden and his terrorist network. Negotiating would be a waste of time, and would only help bin Laden.


5. GUESS WHAT! life goes on, I know people dying is a bad thing. But let it go. Thousands of people die around the world each day, but that wouldn't be any of AMERICAS concern now would it?


Let's see, which country gives more in aid than all others combined? Which country also sends more volunteers to grief stricken countries? You guessed it.


6. our government seems to want to help you kill inocnet people



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Old 10-16-2001, 08:54 AM   #8
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Thanks Stars and Stripes, you nailed it perfectly.
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Old 10-16-2001, 09:41 AM   #9
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True words, Stars! This thread, like many others before it, was designed with just one purpose - to spew hateful lies about the US. I am sick and tired of America-bashing! I have absolutely no respect whatsoever for people who post hateful things like this. And in case any of you people try to twist my words (like some of you do), I am not saying that I don't have respect for people just because they don't agree with American policies. I am talking about crap like this; crap posted with the intention of being hateful towar America.
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Old 10-16-2001, 12:28 PM   #10
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Ditto, Stars!
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Amen, Stars!

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And what would America do when my homecountry was attacked ?
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And what would America do when my homecountry was attacked ?
What are you trying to say, Rono? That you want America to start fighting other people's wars for them as well?

Or are you suggesting that we'd just sit around and do nothing? I hope not, because history sure paints a different picture there...

Really, clue me in here, because that's an awfully vague statement.
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I want to see some differend opinions here.

I think America would not be intrested in fighting terrorist in the scale that they do now.
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Thank you for the creative critisim...most of you

Just to clarify tho...I'm not an american hating devil worshiping bastered! I don't think AMERICA is ALL bad...and I don't think ALL americians are bad/ignorant...but,yes there's a but. You have to admit that the good-ol us of a didn't really care about TERRORisssm until YOU got attacked...and then you launch a huge campaign..and try to lay ALL the blame off on to other countries
it was canada's fault for leting them become canadians so they could cross...it was afangs fault for harboring them..
im not trying to say that those people dying was at all unsignificant..but try to understand that thousands of people are killed everyday..in other countries..and terrorism was going on before this happend...so don't ...i forgot what my point was.....ahhh...damn... i'll think of it


(new thought)


how can you have a stray missle? ...how? With your guidence systems that can send a rocket though an open window...how can you miss your target by km at a time? HOW!

(im not asking your avg american to answer..im just asking you to think about it...how~)


to those of you who say ' what if canada was bombed'..well iwould be very mad.and very hurt..but i doubt that in my wildest moment that i would ever consider...or want my gov. to take the lives of anyone else...for punishment......i realy don't beleive that ANYTHING gives ANYONE the right to kill someone else...

ahhh...ya...soo....ya...thats all i have to say..i don't think anyone else had anymore complaints to me......so im done


WAIT!!!

i was reading my email the other day when i got an email that said "purchase your rememberance american flag set"...now i looked around the email for any indication of payment to the sept11 fund...but.....no...there was none...some ASS..desided to make a friggin' profit on this..

PEACE!


(ps. does anyone know Electric Light Orchestra?)


also sorry to anyone who i am offending
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