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ck4829 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-14-08 03:41 PM
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The Right Wing warns that if we leave Iraq, there will be genocide. But, has it already happened?
How many Yazidis are still in Iraq and alive?
How many Christians are still in Iraq and alive?
How many Sunnis are still in Iraq and alive?

Bush, the Republicans, and the Complicit Media would like you to believe that it is the surge that is causing the violence to drop in Iraq, there might be another reason though.

You can strike a comparison between Iraq and Colombia. Colombia has a little problem with it's Trade Unionists, they keep turning up dead, fingernails pulled off, shot in the head, that kind of dead. Now, Colombia wants a free trade deal with the US, but Democrats and the Labor Unions here and there oppose this deal, citing the murders. While, Colombia is still number 1 with Trade Unionists getting killed, but there are less deaths. But, don't think conditions are improving, nobody who opposes this deal buys these numbers. The only reason why the deaths are going down is because there are less Trade Unionists to kill.

Is a similar thing happening in Iraq? Are the numbers only going down because the population is going down even faster?
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-14-08 03:45 PM
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1. It has been long established/confirmed them GOOBers are LIARS
Its all they do...TOO FOOL IS TO RULE

Never ever believe any of their shit....they are the MEism side of our Society...Exploitors and connivers...they scam us with their greedy crap....
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whistle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-14-08 03:46 PM
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2. 3.5 million Iraqis already dead, displaced and missing since Bush began the Iraq War
...in March 2003, but I suppose it isn't considered genocide by right wingdings until an entire target population is wiped out by our side!
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genie_weenie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-14-08 03:49 PM
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3. Well, according to the Bush Math only like 30000 have died
and at least 10000 of them are the "Al Qaeda in Iraq" #2 guy...
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Rosa Luxemburg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-14-08 03:49 PM
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4. I think since the British left the violence has gone down?
Since Britain has withdrawn its troops from the Iraqi city of Basra, attacks against British and Iraqi forces have dropped by 90%, according to the commander of British forces in southern Iraq. Major General Graham Binns says that the reason for the drop is simple: the presence of British forces in downtown Basra was the single largest instigator of violence. We thought, If 90 percent of the violence is directed at us, what would happen if we stepped back? Binns says. Britains 5,000 troops pulled out of their barracksin a palace built for the use of former dictator Saddam Husseinin early September, and instead set up a garrison at an airport on the edge of the city. Since the pullback, Binns says, there has been a remarkable and dramatic drop in attacks. The motivation for attacking us was gone, because were no longer patrolling the streets. Last spring, British forces waged relentless and bloody battles with Shiite militias through the streets of central Basra. British forces have now left the in-town patrols to Iraqi forces, who, Binns says, can now handle the remaining problems in the city.

http://www.cooperativeresearch.org/context.jsp?item=Vio...
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rocktivity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-14-08 04:22 PM
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5. Well, duh--of course that doesn't make a grain of sense.
Edited on Fri Mar-14-08 04:24 PM by rocknation
It IS the right wing you're talking about.

:headbang:
rocknation
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