Midnight Oil

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Bjorn Blomquist bjorn.blomquist@mbox301.swipnet.se
Mon, 12 Aug 2002 18:56:25 +0200

I won't bother with more rambling on this terror/war/evil US discussion, but I just want to say that I agree 100% with this post. Perhaps it takes an objective European to make the patriotic Americans what is wrong with their country. Won't change the opinion of the majority, though.

USA is the epicentre of terrorism, if any.

"God mess America."

Jonathan Hart wrote:
> It is my opinion that the US gov't (government) is the economic
> equivalent of the nazis.  Whoah, whoah, before you rip me a new hole,
> consider it.
> The Nazis tried to take over the world by overrunning and occupying
> countries, then bending them to their will.  The US does exactly the
> same thing in an economic fashion.  If a country isn't friendly or can't
> be bought, then the CIA secretly funds the rebels to take over the
> gov't.  Or, in the case of Irag, Afghanistan, etc, they bust in and kick
> some ass.  At the same time, they drudge up support for their war
> efforts at home by issuing propaganda that villainizes the "enemy" while
> pleading the case of the rebels or the poor helpless citizens of the
> country in question.  The reasons given by the US for the "war" in
> Afghanistan were 1) oust the Taliban gov't because they wouldn't hand
> over Bin Laden and 2) free the Afghani people from the evil tyranical
> Taliban.  It doesn't seem to matter to them that Afghanistan is in a
> right mess now, after the fact.  The US gov't doesn't care, as long as
> they can build their pipeline through Afghanistan and pump their
> precious oil.
> In short, the US is taking over the world just as systematically and
> just as selfishly as the nazis wanted to do.  They just aren't quite so
> obvious and violent.  But, in the end, people are still dying and
> starving and rotting because of US gov't policies.  But they don't care
> because they aren't Americans dying.