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  1. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, almost 2 years ago

    The US is on the wrong side in Syria. The Syrians (and other Arabs I know) say the 100,000+ dead Syrians were mostly killed by Sunni Islamists from outside Syria who want to get rid of Assad for the same reason Protestants and Catholics wanted to get rid of each other in Europe a few hundred years ago (it’s still 1434 in Dar al Islam).

    Read what an Oklahoma University professor of Middle Eastern studies writes.

    (Of course, Saudi Arabia, France, and England want the US to decapitate the Syrian state so they can pick of the pieces, and all want a piece of the Fertile Crescent. So by supporting the anti-Assad forces, Obama is just doing what the US’s BFFs asked him to do. And the US is much better off now that the World Trade Center is gone. According to almost every Imam in almost every mosque in Saudi Arabia, everyone working in the World Trade Center was a murderer who had murdered more than 1 billion innocent victims, and those Saudi youths really did the US a big favour in bringing justice to those evil people. So the US has a great BFF in Saudi Arabia.)

  2. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, almost 2 years ago

    I think you are laboring under an illusion. Perhaps this will make you think differently: After WWII, the victors took the spoils, as usually happens. They decided to divide what was then Palestine into two states, one Jewish, one Arab. The Jewish state was named Israel, the Arab state was named Jordan. There were Arabs living in Israel, and Jews living in Jordan. Some moved; the borders were never closed.

    Immediately upon the announcement, Lebanon, Egypt, and Syria declared war on Israel. It has been on an off since then.

    In 1967, Russian-supplied troops from those same countries attacked Israel on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar. Not only did the Israeli army rebuff the invasion, but they drove the invaders beyond the established borders. These lands now are “disputed”. I defy you to show me any where, any time, when a victor in war’s claim to territory is “disputed” except in this instance.

    So, the people now identified as Palestinians are considered “refugees” from a war that has been officially over for 45 years, and started almost seventy years ago.

    Personally, if I feel I’m a refugee, and no one gives me land after seventy years, I will figure it’s time for me to get off my butt and either move or establish residency, not expecting the world to owe me a favor after all this time. But that’s just me.

    Israel has returned some of those territories in trade for promise of peace, yet there is no peace.

    Off the top of my head, I can name these Arab countries nearby which could do something positive for the “refugees”: Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Syria, Iran, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Qatar, Yemen, Turkey…I’m sure I left out one or two. NONE of them has offered to take care of their brethren.

    We can argue the legitimacy of the settlements on the “disputed” lands until the cows come home. Israel is not blameless, for sure, but when people attack you over and over for decades, most people understandably lose patience.

    Keep in mind, though, that while Yassir Arafat was “earning” his Nobel Peace Prize, he was smuggling tons of explosives for terrorism purposes into the “disputed territories”.

    It is to Israel’s benefit to allow yet another Arab state to be established to house these “refugees”, simply because the birth rate shows that soon Israel will no longer be a Jewish-majority state, and it has been shown over and over that minority rule is almost never pretty. The downside to that one is that there will be yet another Arab country that refuses to acknowledge Israel’s existence, and will continue to carry out suicide bombings, etc., so allowing a Palestinian state will not bring peace to the area. Under the circumstances, many Israelis, Netanhyahu chief among them, wonder why Israel continues to accede to demands from outside sources, while gaining absolutely nothing in return.

    This stuff has been going on for thousands of years. I don’t see it getting better, even if Palestine becomes a sovereign state today.

  3. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Where are all the anti-Obama trolls telling us how the Egyptian crisis is his fault! Ansonia? PAJ? ConserveGov?ypoons? I guess they’re still spouting off on Trayvon Martin’s murder.

  4. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    I play one on tv: You might want to review your history a little. I was in ‘Nam at the time of the ’67 war, but it was ISRAEL that opened that war with air strikes on ALL their neighbors in attacks just like Pearl Harbor by the Japanese, that kicked off OUR participation in WW II. With their neighbors’ air forces destroyed on the ground, the rest was a given, especially with the military at Israel’s command. They took the West Bank (Jordan), Golan (Syrian territory) and Gaza (Egyptian territory), and were sitting on nukes even back then.

    I had my own little “action” going at the time, and we had no more right to invade ‘Nam, than Israel had, and the phony rationales weren’t much better then, or when we invaded Iraq under “W”.

  5. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, almost 2 years ago

    I’m not sure where you get YOUR information. I get mine from talking to Syrians, Saudis, and other Arabs who can recognise Arabic accents, and from the link I posted.

    I spoke to many Saudis who said their imams spoke every Friday (before 9/11/‘01) that the people in the World Trade Center were murderers, and they said they were proud of the Saudi jihadists who brought those murderers to justice (I always edge carefully away from such Saudis). This is what I heard, and it is NOT my opinion that I heard it. Nor did those Saudis seem to be lying.

    The Syrians and other Arabs I know agree that the accents of those filmed committing the murders in Syria are NOT from Syria, that very few Syrians are fighting against the government, most of the fighters are Sunni Islamists from Saudi, Chechnya, Qatar, and other places than Syria. Again, this is in the link.

    Britain, France, and Saudi Arabia have been covered in the press demanding that the US decapitate the Syrian government. Not my opinion.

    The UK said it had proof that al Assad used chemical weapons, and so the US MUST intervent. But the Guardian is sceptical of the British government’s proof.

    What is your proof that what I heard stated explicitly is both my opinion and false? What is your proof that the Guardian’s scepticism is unfounded? What is your proof that most of the fighters are Syrians with only a few token outsiders? (Actually, that’s what the New York Times says, but that contradicts what those who are actually there and observing say. And the New York Times is the absolute Truth, or in Russian Pravda.)

  6. Steam  Vapor

    Steam Vapor said, almost 2 years ago

    I’m with Masters- it’s like shoveling the walk while it’s still snowing.

  7. ru2dum020

    ru2dum020 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Your take on Uncle Sam ready to cut off Florida from the rest of us law abiding folks – especially around any large US City and the dead and walking wounded we have and now what with the NRA Supreme Court and affiliates demanding we have concealed weapons laws on the books so there we be more dead bodies around – doesn’t seem like such a bad idea, maybe we should end up with Armed Encampments using Gates and Fences to surround all our law abiding territories. Can just see it now, the United Cities of Chicago and their armed Officers daring anyone to shoot carrying targets on their backs to offer incentives?. Holy Massacre!!!

  8. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, almost 2 years ago


    Thank you for your information. I was in the States at that time. Although it was long ago, I am pretty sure that the story I related was the one that we were told. Perhaps the story was “modified” for the American audience, and your information was more trustworthy. It would be hard to imagine orthodox Jews initiating a war (or doing anything other than attending synagogue) on Yom Kippur….that one’s hard to rationalize. Again, thanks, and I will do some digging at your suggestion.

  9. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Right back atcha poon!

  10. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Israel: A History, by Martin Gilbert is a pretty good source.

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