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jdj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 10:34 AM
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A female Iraqi ex-pat is going on and on about the thrill of voting today.
The irony is tragic.

If the country goes to Shia rule and under Shari'a law, the chances of her ever voting again in an Iraqi election for a long time are slim to none.
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Carni Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 10:40 AM
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1. I just perused Faux News--OMG I have entered a bizarro fantasy land
I am listening to Whorealdo now prattling on about how well things are going.

A few minutes ago the anchor was crowing about how an Iraqi man in Southgate Michigan said that he felt "Born Again" after casting his vote.

I have not tuned in to see what Faux is spewing in probably two years...they were bad before, but now? My God! Faux now rises to the level of out and out altered reality!

Now wonder forty percent of the American public is so clueless!
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KissMeKate Donating Member (741 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 10:44 AM
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2. just like the "liberated afghan women"
things arent going so well for women in our new americanised afghanistan. But Laura Bush isnt talking anymore about them is she?
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LSdemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 10:46 AM
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3. Actually in women have the vote in Iran
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LynnTheDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 10:47 AM
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4. We didn't need to invade, occupy, kill for AMERICANS in AMERICA
who have Iraqi ancestry to VOTE.

We could have just set up Iraqi Ancestry Voting Booths every year and let them vote.

Same effect & without all the dead and wounded and bankrupt treasury & world hatred.
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glarius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 11:11 AM
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5. Just saw an Iraqi Canadian on TV saying he's hearing from his relatives in
Iraq that there are payoffs happening in whatever part of Iraq his family lives. He said people are being paid to vote for certain candidates, and it is widespread....I didn't note what part of Iraq her was talking about....Perhaps the report will come on again and I'll post it if it does...
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