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sabrina 1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-04-10 01:34 PM
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28. Again defending the brutality of the
U.S. under the current government ~

From the president's speech, the same propaganda that we in the U.S. always get about our brutal occupations abroad. Which is why it is the duty of citizens not to take the word of any politician. They always use the 'women and children' also. But the reality of the plight of women and children under occupation is entirely different. The Women of Afghanistan have repeatedly asked for the removal of U.S. troops. You ignore their pleas as does this president. He refuses to meet with ordinary women unless they are useful, collaborators.

About the women and children of Afghanistan. They do have organizations, at much risk to themselves where you can listen to what THEY, who are living the nightmare of our accupation, have to say. But that might interfere with your desperate need to defend this adminstration's presence in their country.

So let's just face the facts squarely. The US is not the good guy in Afghanistan. It is an agent of death and destruction. Just check out the town of Marjah, largely destroyed over the last few months in order to "save" it from a handful of Taliban fighters. Over 30 civilians died in that American show of force, and the message of those deaths was clear: allow the Taliban to operate in your town, and we'll kill you--not just your men, but your wives and your children, too.

I believe two pregnant women were killed in that bombing ~ and while the U.S. media did not confirm the story of the slaughter of the school-children, it was confirmed after it could no longer be denied, by the military. But, it was called a 'mistake'.

We are NOT protecting women and children in Afghanistan, we are killing them and their loved ones. And the U.S. needs to get out of other people's countries. They do not want us there.
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