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Steve Benson

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  1. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Why are we even BOTHERING with these people?
    Let the entire Mid-East blow itself up if they want to! There has NOT been peace in that region for thousands of years, and there is NOT going to be peace there in the foreseeable future!
    Sorry, but we have a LOT more important things to spend money on, like fixing our own infrastructure, ensuring an adequate education for our children, and fixing our budget issues!
    I wonder how many TRILLIONS of dollars the U.S. has thrown down the Mid-East rat-hole since 1948 or so??

  2. Stipple

    Stipple said, about 1 year ago

    What to do, one side wants to give them money and the other side wants to bomb them into the stone age.
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    Yes, masterskrain, I have to agree, why are we even bothering with these people?
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    Sane reasons?

  3. ARodney

    ARodney said, about 1 year ago

    @Gore Bane

    Ooh! An “Obama is a Muslim” birther! If you have a better idea of what to do in Egypt, I’d love to hear it. And if you’re wondering what we are getting for all the money we give to Egypt, do you like that Israel still exists? Then don’t whine about the price tag. It’s cheap compared to the crap we spend money on elsewhere.

  4. iamthelorax

    iamthelorax said, about 1 year ago

    I don’t know why people see this as a bad move. He was becoming a weird blend of dictator and puppet for terrorists. He’s not the kind of person they wanted to rebuild their country.

  5. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Nasser, Mubarak, backed by military, and our “buddies”. Sadat, a man of wisdom who sought peace in the MIddle East, assassinated by disgruntled “military types”.


    From Carthage to Persia, north to Greece, the “birthplace” of human civilization has been a place of turmoil and war, so, what IS “civilization”?


    It is enlightening that today’s “conservatives” and “deeply religious”, are satisfied with, or actually encouraging the destruction of the region, because of either ignorance, or a mythology based on ignorance, and violence. (WHAT is more “violent”, than the destruction of all humanity, and civilization, in a war called “Armageddon”?)


    Yes indeedy, let the MIddle East burn!

  6. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Ionizer

    Golly, world politics are complex and not always in black and white.

  7. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @masterskrain

    ‘Why are we even BOTHERING with these people?’
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    I think there may be some of our national interest there, seeing as how Egypt borders Israel, not to mention the Suez Canal being strategic and all.

  8. Stipple

    Stipple said, about 1 year ago

    A couple of times now Israel has been mentioned in context of “why are we…bothering?” question.
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    I assumed it was implicit that Israel was part of the middle east group included in the question
    “Why are we even bothering with these people?”
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    They are included, just as crazy as the rest of area.

  9. Tokaii

    Tokaii said, about 1 year ago

    Oil

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