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Danieljay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 12:01 PM
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"We don't want Bush or Khomeini-type fundamentalism in our politics,"
Coming from a Brit. Wow. What a comparison! So, this IS how this administration is viewed around the world.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060304/ts_afp/britainusir...
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RB TexLa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 12:03 PM
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1. I saw that n/t
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glitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 12:11 PM
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2. Apt comparision indeed. More people should be making it.
Edited on Sat Mar-04-06 12:13 PM by glitch
Both want fundamentalist theocracies.

Edit: although.. I don't think Khomeini is acting to bring on "The Rapture", I could be wrong.
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magellan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 12:33 PM
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3. bLiar is late to the party
"Blair is seen by some as the most religious British premier since William Gladstone (1809-1898), who gave up his vocation as a pastor to enter politics."

I lived in the UK for the first several years of bLiar's government and he was never overtly religious, nor did he ever claim to be acting from faith in the lead-up to the war with Iraq. He wouldn't have dared. Unlike here, the vast majority of Brits are far more sensible than to have ever sat still for such manipulative mumbo-jumbo.

Towards the bottom of the article is an explanation for bLiar's sudden zealousness:

"There is speculation he plans to convert from High Church Anglican to Catholicism after leaving office."

The priest better reserve a confessional in bLiar's name. It's going to be a long absolution.
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