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gbscar Donating Member (283 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-21-08 11:10 PM
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7. How about how things worked out for the people FARC killed, kidnapped and extorted....
Edited on Fri Mar-21-08 11:53 PM by gbscar
...during the very same period of time you merrily claim they "put down their arms"?

But I guess those victims must be imaginary and non-existent. And FARC or other guerrilla groups have made zero threats or otherwise attacked journalists or people who peacefully oppose or criticize them. That's completely beyond them, they are pure hearted revolutionaries who are tolerant and understanding of others. Always have, always will...but they are forced to be violent, poor things.

Anything else is just a mere Right-Wing conspiracy to make the "peace-loving" FARC look bad.

You see, the UP's extermination excuses everything FARC did and makes it impossible for anyone to criticize FARC from then onwards...or not, for those who care to study the rest of the story.

That is not an excuse for the violence against the Patriotic Union and people like Jaramillo, but trying to paint FARC like angels when they didn't stop any of their crimes while that was all going on...places the situation outside of reality, except for that side of the story FARC itself wants to present while hiding its own dirty laundry and hands which are just as bloody as those of the killers of the UP.

But saying this isn't "progressive" but "fascist", so I guess it must be false.
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