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- 06:06am Apr 11, 2002 EST (#1249
Robert may be a-dreamin', lchic, but that doesn't make America
responsible for providing "make up" where governments have wasted
the resources that should have been used to bring their peoples to a
better standard of living. Most governments in the Middle East and
Africa have simply pissed away their opportunities for success so
far. So now those govenments want to blame the US and Israel for
their own incompetance. After all, if the people under those
governmets ever realized that the cause of their probelems was their
own leadership, well, guess what? Those governments wouldn't stand
- 06:07am Apr 11, 2002 EST (#1250
And you've taken the bait, hook, line and sinker.
- 06:18am Apr 11, 2002 EST (#1251
According to the international rules - it seems the FREEDOM
FIGHTERS of PALESTINE have every international right to counter
attack their invaders by whatever means - they not having an army!
One notices that the Israelis who suffer mishap have access to
medics and hospitals --- whereas the Pitbulls deny the Palestinians
What is the difference between a Palestinian and an Israeli --
mainly a mind state along with differing bank balances.
The something that's going on GI one has to assume is the the USA
has been giving Israel military equipment and cash year in year out
... that comes from the pockets of hardworking American tax payers.
With this military subsidy the Israelis have been pushing their
boundaries ever forward and playing cat and mouse games with the
It all comes back to the failure of Congress to properly monitor
how tax dollars are spent. If the detail of foreign policy went
through congress and were then properly reported .. Americans would
know more about the world.
Take Bush for example - he'd barely journeyed into the world -
prior to Whitehouse - he has no World background - just his own
agenda ... handed to him second hand by
redundant-minded/muddle-headed/biased advisors along with his
father's old guard, who in the ME situ are not finding the skeleton,
timeline and clarity, of the issue and are therefore not capable of
making fair and appropriate responses that deliver a FAIR peace.
NYT devotees think the NYT is a decent paper ... have we seen a
PRIMER on the ME situation -- with true perspective ??!! Not noticed
that reference have we?!?
- 06:23am Apr 11, 2002 EST (#1252
So it's the MD board - how would America via it's
Frankenstein/Pitbull use Nukes here ...
Let's not forget the spent rocket shells covered with Uranium
they carpeted Iraq with are creating weird/horrid statistically
unusual cancers for children ...
The USA is arrogant .. they haven't cleaned up their radioactive
dirt in Iraq, have kids getting their legs blown off in Vietnam and
LAOS ... such dirty military litter louts!
With means but Without Standards!
- 06:38am Apr 11, 2002 EST (#1253
The solution for the Israelis is to GET OUT of the territory they
should NOT be occupying! Ideally get out of Isreal and go back home
to their USA. Confusion between Nation and Culture is currently
- 07:01am Apr 11, 2002 EST (#1254
He's in charge of Nukes ...
... complication is that nobody can be sure of Mr Sharon's
true war aims. He certainly has form. As defence minister, and
architect of Israel's calamitous Lebanon war of 1982, Mr Sharon
proved adept at saying one thing to his cabinet, another to the
Americans, and implementing a third policy on the ground.
- 07:32am Apr 11, 2002 EST (#1255
Gisterme , you seem to have spent an hour and thirty
minutes on gisterme
4/11/02 3:24am . I've started to respond to it, and will catch
your later posts later.
I appreciate the attention -- but think that both what you said
4/11/02 3:24am , and what you didn't say, are interesting.
I'll respond later to what you do say, point by point, within
reason. Your work shows, as I think it often does, why it is that
umpires are needed for closure.
But since you spent so much time, I feel safe in assuming that
you read more than just the last three lines of MD1238 rshow55
4/10/02 6:40pm and MD1239 rshow55
4/10/02 6:44pm . What you do not respond to is interesting.
Is there anything unclear, or uncheckable, about the questions
bolded in MD1238 rshow55
4/10/02 6:40pm ? Aren't they important questions? Isn't it clear
that it would take force to get them answered, given
the evasions that can easily happen?
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