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Response to jberryhill (Reply #35)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 05:18 PM

44. I was simply applying your logic to the situation. If you DON'T support one thing, then

you must support the other. This is what you are using against the OP. I certainly agree with your characterization of this kind of logic as 'over-simplication'. I never engaged in it, and always knew it was merely a tactic with no basis in fact.

As for our decades long involvement in the affairs of Iraq going back to when we installed Saddam Hussein and supported him right through the entire Reagan Administration, I oppose and would have back then had I been involved politically, have opposed our murder of their elected leader in order to install our puppet, Saddam Hussein.

It's way past time to change these disastrous, Cold War policies which were wrong from the beginning. The support of right wing dictators all over the world and the destruction of democratic governments under the pretext it was for our 'national security'. It never was, it was as it still is, for power and control of their natural resources, in the ME, Africa and South and Central America. And those policies were always and still are abhorrent and dangerous to innocent human beings all over the world.

We are NOT an Empire, at least not according to our Constitution. But that is how we have been acting for many decades now. Someone needs to stand up and restore this Democracy NOT give in to the laws that were wrongfully passed to ensure our Imperial goals.

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