Joined: April 2006
|Posted: May 04 2007,1:09 pm
Adar, do not ever appologize for speaking your mind. It is a sad world when we all feel we must apologize for what we say, for fear of offending anyone who is not part of our own mindframe and has a different opinion and would thus be ANGRY (ie, everyone). It seems no one can hold an intelligent, rational conversation if the person with whom they are speaking does not agree with their views. (So thanks to all of you who are on this board, it's nice to be able to say things and not be attacked)
Anyways. Dubya scares the living shit out of me, and all his ultra-conservatives that make it up there with him. There have been interviews with people in Iraq who liked Saddam - no, he wasn't the most moral of men, but I have seen Iraqi's saying that their economy was steady enough, and the school systems were the best they had ever been. Whether or not this is true I don't know, but if it is I think it is a sad state of affairs that one man can decide he wants to take down another leader and then lie - use the whole of the government to trick the people of his country in order to carry out his task.
My point of view has been as such: First of all, the TERRORISTS that attacked us were Al-Qaida (or however you spell it). It was bin Laden. They had the brains and the means necessary to attack us the first time...and the "president" knew it was coming! There was a warning that he just laughed at and threw away! Yet everyone got over that fact so quickly it was pathetic. I still do not believe Iraq had any w of md, but even if he did they certainly would not have been strong enough to reach American soil. Also, the president of (I believe) North Korea was threatening us, and he WAS IN POSSESSION of weapons that would have reached our soil. And yet no one made an issue out of that. I remember a couple of years ago he was on tv, it was on the news, saying all this and how he hated the US and all this shit. AND NO ONE EVEN ACKNOWLEDGED THIS IN A SERIOUS WAY. That guy seemed like more of a threat than Saddam could ever really think to be.
I believe in another post someone (possible Leilah) said that especially since Mr. Bush has come into office the world has just started hating us, more and more. And I don't blame them! Look at this man and what he has done! Not to mention all the people who FOLLOWED him, and still do! So many people are still so blind, though many have gotten sick of all the bullshit. The country is now prejudiced against anyone who looks even remotely middle eastern, especially all the dumb ass bible-thumpin rednecks who have all seemed to emerge in honor of George Dubya. This country sees what is going on in Iraq, and we the people say we want OUT, and he says NO as if he is a dictator! He is SUPPOSED to act in a sort of coalition with his people - after all, it is OUR country, isn't it? I'm sure the founding fathers or whoever have been rolling in their graves for years.
Apparently, although each president has done something to screw the people no one ever learns! No one asks questions or considers what is really going on. And the media...I can't even get started on that one.
I truly feel that Bush arranged 9-11. Terrorism creates fear, and fear creates following. People needed their government to be strong and protect them, and as Bush's popularity kind of went downhill in the first year of his office...To be connected with a family and then get a threat that one member of that family is going to attack you...How did we find Saddam and not Bin Laden??? We don't WANT to find Bin Laden, we never will, because we're not really looking. Okay, I've said too much and now the computer tells me I have no more time...