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Laughing Mirror Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-15-05 04:47 AM
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16. You keep hearing it because you keep repeating it
Edited on Sun May-15-05 05:23 AM by downstairsparts
Apply your rhetoric, geek tragedy, to enlighten us about the millions of our dollars Bush spends in our name promoting Democracy in Uzebekistan, for example.

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,69...

On Friday night, the United States raised fears that members of a 'terrorist group' may have been released from prison during the riots, but urged both sides to show restraint. The former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Craig Murray, who claims that he lost his job for exposing the human rights abuses of the US's new ally in the war on terror, said the Islamic elements in the Andijan crowds were moderate - 'more Turkey than Taliban'.

He added: 'This has really blown up in the US's faces. When will the US and UK call for fair, free and early elections in Uzbekistan?'

America gives $10 million a year in aid to the Uzbek security services and police, agencies which it says indulge in torture as a 'routine investigation technique'. Murray said: 'The US will claim that they are teaching the Uzbeks less repressive interrogation techniques, but that is basically not true.

...

Russian state television carried comments from politicians and analysts, saying the unrest was a 'green revolution' - a suggestion that it was an Islamic fundamentalist revolt. A junior foreign minister said the unrest was caused by 'the weakness of the authorities, social problems and the influence of extremist groups'.



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  -Gathering of Dissidents (Cuba) Raises Hopes - and Worries guajira  May-14-05 11:04 AM   #0 
  - Gotta love those lying gusanos  Mika   May-14-05 11:23 AM   #1 
  - I Hope Castro Denies Entry - Don't They have a Watch-List?  guajira   May-14-05 11:33 AM   #2 
  - Because everyone who is opposed to Castro is a terrorist.  geek tragedy   May-14-05 11:39 AM   #4 
  - I do sort of like the way they just make shit up.  bemildred   May-14-05 02:10 PM   #7 
  - I highly doubt Vaclev Havel would be attending a meeting of terrorists.  geek tragedy   May-14-05 11:36 AM   #3 
     - "Dissent" financed by chief world terrorist, George W. Bush  downstairsparts   May-14-05 12:02 PM   #5 
     - Do YOU have any proof that Vaclev Havel has been financed by Bush  Freddie Stubbs   May-14-05 02:28 PM   #8 
        - The meeting that he is going to is  downstairsparts   May-14-05 02:29 PM   #9 
           - Funny, that's not what the article says.  geek tragedy   May-14-05 06:21 PM   #10 
              - Put 2+2 together  Mika   May-14-05 10:06 PM   #15 
     - Birds of a feather....  guajira   May-14-05 12:38 PM   #6 
     - Only attending a meeting of terrorist supporters  Mika   May-14-05 06:23 PM   #11 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   May-14-05 06:27 PM   #12 
           - I guess you would support AlQueda in the USA then  Mika   May-14-05 08:20 PM   #13 
              - I know Stalinist rhetoric when I hear it.  geek tragedy   May-14-05 08:45 PM   #14 
                 - You keep hearing it because you keep repeating it  downstairsparts   May-15-05 04:47 AM   #16 
                    - Its a constant pattern on the "Cuba threads"  Mika   May-15-05 08:51 AM   #17 
                       - It's the same as Joe McCarthy's attempt to destroy Americans  Judi Lynn   May-15-05 09:23 AM   #18 
 

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