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  1. omQ R

    omQ R said, over 2 years ago

    Iran has detonated a nuclear device in Israel? How did I miss that?

    Anyway, Idle threats vs. Idling threat.
    It’s a stand-off of bullies.

  2. Krazy Ig Katz

    Krazy Ig Katz said, over 2 years ago

    Guess the Palestinian kid is in the infirmary, recovering from the Noogies, Indian Burns, Wedgies and Invasions of Personal Space that the Israeli bully just perpetrated, behind the Principal’s back.

  3. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 2 years ago

    Ahmadinejad is dangerous and hated by the majority of his people. I admit to not understanding why the religious leadership tolerate him as they do unless he had greater power in the revolutionary guard than I’ve been led to believe. The majority of the Iranian/Persian people hate him and if elections weren’t so controlled, he would have been voted out long ago. More Iranians like America than dislike America, and it is up to us to encourage and increase that friendship by not killing the family of those who like us while trying to eliminate he ones who do not. America must except some blame because we were the ones who installed the Shah and allowed him to run torture prisons and subjugate his people as long as the Shah acted as a buffer between the oil fields of the middle east and Soviet Russia. However, the attack on the US embassy and imprisonment of over 400 US civilian and military personnel was also illegal and wrong. Ahmadinejad does not care about Iran, he only wants his ‘fame’ and power. Iran under him is a victim, not an enemy.
    C.

  4. Chillbilly

    Chillbilly said, over 2 years ago

    C Downs is a great poster … thanks!
    .
    The US missed a colossal opportunity to reach “real” Iranians when they were protesting in the streets a year before the Arab Spring. The Iranian revolution of the 1970s was started by secular intellectuals and stolen by Islamists, who have brutally supressed “liberals” there ever since. The movie “Persepolis” is a great way to learn about the real Iran.

  5. omQ R

    omQ R said, over 2 years ago

    @ScottPM

    "rather than accept the tens of deaths of those around the terrorist.
    Say, where’s ScottPM, I just found another callous remark about the lives of innocents as “collateral damage”. Oh wait; it’s you, ScotPM! Why, hello there. Fancy meeting you here, next to a callous remark.

  6. omQ R

    omQ R said, over 2 years ago

    @ScottPM

    “Israel isn’t the bully and never has been”
    “Israel doesn’t aim their attacks at women and children but rather the terrorist masterminds.”


    ‘What Our Society Is Made of’: Former IDF Soldiers Confess Abuse of Palestinian Children

    I know, I know; these are self-hating Jews! I mean, they have to be self-hating, why else would they implicate their nation?!.
    What were they thinking, confessing like that.

  7. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Reminds me of that Texas court ruling, Israel nukes Iran “cause they needed killing”.

  8. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Monitor Iran’s “peaceful” use of their materials, AND give them the same number of nukes Israel now possesses and play the “MAD” game. Neither side is actually willing to go “nuclear” with weapons because of “blowback”, political and physical. And it IS time to realize the radicals like Netanyahu, ARE the ones constantly shooting spitballs to keep things stirred up.


    A true peace might just be the downfall of Israel’s economy, and “social status”. Think about it.

  9. wbr

    wbr said, over 2 years ago

    yes dtroutma “peaceful” use = wiping out the jews

  10. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @HOWGOZIT

    Yes, the Mobile gas symbol.

  11. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, over 2 years ago

    @DrCanuck

    I always wonder how Israel managed to acquire the world’s largest/2nd largest nuclear arsenal. It takes either tonnes of Uranium ore or a good friend who hates your enemy to get a nuke. Iran has neither, and so is trying to convert the denatured uranium acquired by the Shah from the US into bombs, something that is supposed to be precluded by the denaturing process.


    Israel never signed the treaty that allowed them access to denatured nuclear material for their nuclear plants, but somehow ‘found’ thousands of tonnes of uranium ore somewhere. Where, exactly, no one knows.


    Of course, the same physics that says DrCanuck is crazy to think that the Israeli nuclear arsenal dwarfs the entire nuclear arsenal of the rest of the world means that Iran has as many nukes as there are snowballs in the infernal regions.

  12. omQ R

    omQ R said, over 2 years ago

    @Michael wme

    “but somehow ‘found’ thousands of tonnes of uranium ore somewhere.”
    Back home it was said that South African apartheid-era government provided it in the ‘70s in exchange for some know-how (which originally came from the French, British & US). I do wonder though, where the estimate of 200 devices comes from; doesn’t that take a lot of cake to party? Vananu was the party pooper.

    My initial comment refers to Israel being the idling threat: It has nuclear capability and is ready to deliver it.
    Iran, represented/fronted by Ahmadinejad, is simply an idle threat.

    Also, can you imagine a country flogging nuclear warheads to others? Beggars belief. Ah yes, that’s happened; Khan from Pakistan gave some know-how to the North Koreans.
    And Peres offered it to Botha. What’s the difference again?
    Don’t bullies form gangs & stick together.

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