Touchee, But you must remember that i too can question your sources as well. As not every fanatical right winger is trustable .
http://news.bbc.co.u...east/418597.stm <- This is from BBC which by rule of thumb is to be more trusted than any American source, as the American media lies to it's own people.
The Point being as that U.S sanctions are directly effecting the amount of deaths of civilians Iraq, that and the war aside. And as stated before the situation in Sudan is quite similar. In all honesty i can see why these people want to kill Americans (However I don't agree with such views).
I don't think the Americans have you killed as many as your countrymen have.
I wish i could speak english as well as you can . The British could be considered Mongrels by Modern standards during the 1600-1700's. However the british changed once their empire fell. The same has happened to the French, Spanish, And Germans. The Americans are having their piece of the pie now.
If i knew what you were, or why God could hate humanity so much to make you, but you are silly .
We have had 'our piece of the pie' for some time, particularily since the end of WWII; there was the Cold war inclusive of the Korean and Vietnam wars etc. You should have been involved, as you would have found it mmmm, 'interesting', confounding, frustrating, sad, expensive in many ways, etc.
Previous to that, the ACW (American Civil War) and the Phillipine Insurrection after the Spanish-American War. We had our small bout of 'Imperialism/Colonialism' during this time up unitl WWI or the 1920's, depending on how one views it.
I am a retired 'Bananna Republic' dictator United Fruit Company exec. The el beego Fruitcake.
First off i wasn't comparing them to The Nazi government that was in ww2 Germany, im comparing them to Imperial Germany in General. Germans during ww2 were not nazi's they were part of Imperial Germany. The Nazi party didnt organise the wars the generals of the German Army did, and most of them disliked the Nazi's. So no more nazi crap. It was DemonWolf who made the comparison.
Heres what your sanctions have done:
How can you defend such sanctions, I think that shows Complete Ignorance.
When it comes to the new U.S embassy you said that it was being privately built. Yes it is being privately built but you must remember the company was using illegal force labor from the Phillipenes to build it. But as the EDA has confirmed it is most deff. a Military structure more so than an Embassy.
Germany and te germans had a legitimate complaint at the end of WWI and were treated rather harshly after the war, particularily by the French but the French had suffered enormus loos of many sorts during the war.
Without the Nazi Party Germany and the German people would not have gone to war as the Junkers did not wield enough power and the nazi party brought all the resentment toward the Allies together and started on the road to WWII.
Hitler fooled everyone, including the German people and himself.
Some say Bush did this with Iraq, but Sadam was supporting terrorists, there was a terrorist camp in Iraq along the iranian border up north in Kurdistan at which a certain gorup whose name I forget was training and al-Quida was also there, Sadam did not destroy all his gas filled art. shells, and there was indeed found bits and pieces of WMD and plans for theese but the info. and weapons were not complete.
Sadam killed tens of thousands, hundreds of thousand of Kurds and Shiites, yet the UN did not order his removal in 1991 and the situation became worse due to the Kurish and Shiite rebellions and the UN sanctions against Iraq, which I agree were about useless and caused a lot of pain and starvation and hardship for the Iraqi people, Iraqi Christians included so it was not an anti Muslim sanctioning.
Same old same old. Human race has some problems to solve with itself.
Since people are also talking of the Middle east, here is an interesting article showing the widespread discontent with the Iranian government amongst its own citizens. Chris
Iran's Gas Rationing Sets Off Violence
By NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press Writer
2 hours ago, 6-27-07
TEHRAN, Iran - Iranians smashed shop windows and set fire to a dozen gas stations in the capital Wednesday, angered by the sudden start of a fuel rationing system that threatens to further increase the unpopularity of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Police were sent to guard some stations after the violence, and there was calm during the day as motorists lined up to fill their tanks under the new restrictions.
The government had been warning for weeks that rationing was coming, but the announcement of its start just three hours before the plan took effect at midnight Tuesday startled people and sent them rushing to get one last fill-up.
The rationing is part of a government attempt to reduce the $10 billion it spends each year to import fuel that is then sold to Iranian drivers at less than cost, to keep prices low.
Iran is one of the world's biggest oil producers, but it doesn't have enough refineries, so it must import more than 50 percent of the gasoline its people use. The government says money saved from subsidies can go to
building refineries, improving public transit and creating jobs.
But a hike in gas prices last month and now the rationing are feeding discontent with Ahmadinejad, who was elected in 2005 on a platform of helping the poor and fixing Iran's ailing economy. His failure to do so has sparked widespread criticism.
"This man, Ahmadinejad, has damaged all things. The timing of the rationing is just one case," said Reza Khorrami, a 27-year-old teacher who was among those lined up at one Tehran gas station late Tuesday.
Iranians are accustomed to gasoline at rock bottom prices. After a 25 percent hike in prices imposed May 21, gas sells at the equivalent of 38 cents a gallon.
But rationing will limit private drivers to only 100 liters (26 gallons) of fuel a month at the subsidized price. Taxis can get 211 gallons.
Anything more than that will have to be bought at a higher price, which has yet to be announced. The short notice of the plan's start appeared to be aimed at preventing a rush to hoard fuel. Still, long lines of cars, some up to a half mile, formed after the announcement, and the mood turned violent in places.
Drivers attacked some stations after managers stopped selling fuel before midnight, saying they had to recalibrate their pumps for rationing. "This made people who were waiting in line angry, so they attacked the pumps," said a witness, Rasoul Enayati. At one of the attacked stations, several pumps were partly burned and windows were shattered and desks damaged in the office.
Fire Department spokesman Behrouz Tashakkor said 12 stations in Tehran were set on fire. Iran's police chief, Gen. Ismail Ahmadi Moghaddam, put the total of damaged stations at 17, and said people also broke windows in cars and other buildings, including banks.
"The police have called out their forces to control any possible disorder after the implementation of rationing," Moghaddam said. State-run television said some of those involved in the violence had been detained, but did not specify how many.
During the day Wednesday, drivers were still lining up at stations, but in smaller numbers.
"I could not fill my car last night because of the rush. Now I have come to experience my first quota," said Hassan Riahi, a 21-year-old engineering student waiting at a service station guarded by four police officers.
Conservatives in Iran's parliament, especially those aligned with the country's national oil company, have long pushed for higher gasoline prices.
Still, Ahmadinejad resisted the idea because of his campaign promise to share Iran's oil wealth with the poor. The government first said May 21 that rationing would begin in two weeks, but the move was delayed without explanation.
Even before rationing, the president was targeted by growing criticism _ even from conservatives who once supported him _ for dramatically raising housing and food prices in the past year.
Many fear the boost in fuel costs will heat up already high inflation, which is reported running at nearly 14 percent a year by Iran's Central Bank but estimated at around 25 percent by economists. Alaeddin Broujerdi, head of the parliamentary committee on national security and foreign policy, said there had been warnings of "security consequences" from starting rationing, but "not to the degree that occurred in Tehran" overnight. "The rationing could have been implemented in a better way," he was quoted as saying by the Web site of Iran's state broadcasting company.
On Wednesday, a group of legislators tried to introduce a bill to cancel rationing, but failed to win majority support. "People will get used to rationing soon," said Saeed Laylaz, a political analyst. "The country needs resources for reconstruction of its economy. It is no longer possible to import more than $10 billion of fuel a year." Iran's government is seeking $12 billion in investments to boost refining capacity from 1.6 million barrels a day to 2.9 million barrels in the next five years. It also hopes to increase oil production to 5.3 million barrels a day by 2014, from the current 4.3 million.
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