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Briar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-02-07 02:58 PM
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10. See
this is the really distressing thing:

"Keep in mind that most of the people I serve with are happy to be a part of the global war on terror."

This is rubbish too. People can't make war on an abstract noun. People can reject what Bush has done in its name, but if they are still pursuing the basic concept (and the Democrats are, so a change of administration will cure nothing: people in distant lands will still die in their hundreds of thousands at American hands) then we are all still on the road to global ruin. We are still perpetuating the deliberate self-ignorance behind the formula. We are still continuing the policies which give rise to it.

If we want to make war on terrorism (the only thing you can fight) then we need to ask a question: "Why motivates terrorists?" It isn't hard to find the answer - the cruelty and injustice and exploitation and hypocrisy is written all over our history. And if we want to stop terrorism, then we need to behave better with relation to the rest of the world. Global justice (not western vengeance) will end terrorism. It will be hard on us, but it will be the right thing to do.
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  - dailyKos will let anyone post a diary  toddaa   Sep-02-07 11:52 AM   #3 
  - An LSO is a Landing Signal Officer  rocknation   Sep-02-07 12:08 PM   #4 
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  - f-18s dont fly off marine carriers  FogerRox   Sep-02-07 11:16 PM   #25 
  - why doesn't the congress resend the idiot psychopaths fangs to start war unilaterally!!!  sam sarrha   Sep-02-07 12:25 PM   #6 
  - correct or incorrect we need to defang the pResidents ability to start war, RIGHT NOW !!!  sam sarrha   Sep-02-07 12:26 PM   #7 
  - is posting the Times of London story on their site now.  TalkingDog   Sep-02-07 01:04 PM   #8 
  - I just don't believe it will happen  edwardlindy   Sep-02-07 01:35 PM   #9 
  - "does the USA really want to fuck itself ?" You might have asked that same question  reprobate   Sep-02-07 04:16 PM   #13 
  - My real fear is not the stupidity of us invade Iran,  sarcasmo   Sep-02-07 04:24 PM   #16 
  - Sarcasmo, could you be a little more specific?  reprobate   Sep-02-07 08:10 PM   #21 
     - Russia and China have been doing joint maneuvers, do you think they are going to sit idly bye  sarcasmo   Sep-02-07 08:28 PM   #22 
        - Interesting take.  reprobate   Sep-03-07 12:20 AM   #31 
  - Couldn't quite understand  edwardlindy   Sep-02-07 05:08 PM   #19 
  - Hormuz must remain open for Iran to make money  FogerRox   Sep-02-07 11:18 PM   #26 
  - See  Briar   Sep-02-07 02:58 PM   #10 
  - I not only believe it'll happen I believe Bush will choose a time for maximum  Imagevision   Sep-02-07 03:45 PM   #11 
  - I believe attacking Iran is inevitable.  rabies1   Sep-02-07 03:50 PM   #12 
  - No major action against Iran  FogerRox   Sep-02-07 11:20 PM   #27 
  - Bush will sneakl attack on Iran then explain to the American people why there  Imagevision   Sep-02-07 04:18 PM   #14 
  - Kick, this thread should be in all four major groups. GD, GD Politics etc..  sarcasmo   Sep-02-07 04:19 PM   #15 
  - Kos deleted it.  FogerRox   Sep-02-07 11:23 PM   #29 
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  - Too Much Information About the Source  JPZenger   Sep-02-07 04:44 PM   #18 
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  - Debunked by Kos On Kos.....  seriousstan   Sep-05-07 09:55 AM   #35 

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