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Mandos
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posted 14 April 2003 01:05 PM      Profile for Mandos   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Go Linda:
http://www.rabble.ca/columnists_full.shtml?sh_itm=3a3f12a6f7eaf7db115c406baf257901&r=1
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If this is how those Iraqis felt on Day One of their liberation, imagine how they’re likely to feel when American companies start operating their oil fields and thousands of missionaries from the Southern Baptist Convention, reportedly eager to begin working in Iraq, arrive with just what the hungry, thirsty, desperate Muslims of Iraq most need — information about the superiority of Christianity.

As a war of liberation, this was never terribly convincing.

Are we to believe all that talk about weapons of mass destruction was just an attempt to distract world attention from Washington’s real agenda — liberating the Iraqi people and ensuring they benefit from their own oil resources? (That would fit with Washington’s past policies of insisting Third World nations benefit from their own resources — which explains why the Third World is so rich.)


[ 14 April 2003: Message edited by: Mandos ]


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