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EmmaG
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posted 16 December 2006 07:35 AM      Profile for EmmaG        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
ABC news has posted this
cartoon on its website, which was created by a US army captain, who has since been killed.

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Frustrated Mess
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posted 16 December 2006 08:10 AM      Profile for Frustrated Mess   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Fine piece of propaganda by a professional terrorist. Killed, eh? That's okay. Cause terrorists suck. That was the moral, right?
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unionist
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posted 16 December 2006 08:40 AM      Profile for unionist     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Those who live by the sword, die by the sword. History will mercifully forget the names of these U.S. aggressors and glorifiers of death, the sooner the better. No one will mourn them, and their ambitious projects will turn to dust.

quote:
I met a traveler from an antique land
Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read,
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed,
And on the pedestal these words appear:
“My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:
Look upon my works, ye Mighty, and despair!”
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.

Thank you, Percy Shelley. Beware and despair, Bush, Blair, Harper, and other tyrants.


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Jingles
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posted 16 December 2006 03:35 PM      Profile for Jingles     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
See, whatever reason that American troops were sent to Iraq in the first place isn't important (something about Americans invited into Iraq as peacekeepers, or something), they're there now, fighting for freedom. It isn't America's fault that Iraqis are incapable of democracy. They only understand violence. Americans are referees, really. They are trying their hardest to help those ungrateful people who don't love their children the way westerners do. All they need is more body armor and troops to help the democratic process. Iraqis are like children, who need the guiding hand of a benevolent and selfless parent, who isn't afraid to use the belt when that child misbehaves...

Sorry, I was channeling the Democrats there for a second. Ever since the election, the war's rationale has undergone a cognitive sidestep: It's all the Iraqis fault.


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