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Sadaam was a 'warm and fuzzy guy' too!

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Submitted by DT (United States), Dec 3, 2003 at 14:59

In an interview with Sadaam Husseins daughter, this dark and twisted soul was similarly described in glowing terms of pleasantry.

If you ask me, the Islamic world is playing the 'martyred victim' trump card to the hilt. Don't you dare accuse them of not actively decrying terrorism...or they will respond in 'outrage'. After all, there seems to be a tacit agreement that it's all the fault of the United States and the Jews anyway...

I work with an intelligent young man with a stellar education who teaches a class in 'cultural diversity'. When I stated that Wahabism was a factor in Islamic terrorism, he responded that America's favoritism towards Israel was largely at fault.

I wondered where he saw the logic in blaming Islamic terrorism on our defense of Israel, a tiny country given a small tract of land via UN decree--a country engulfed by hostile Islamic countries bent on its destruction.

Similarly, when Saudi Arabia was terrorized by Al Quaida, I thought 'surely they will see the light', but they still found a way to 'blame it on America'.

When America freed Iraq from the regime of a man who tortured, raped and brutalized the men, women and children of his country, Sadaam still came out as a 'defender of the faith' and Americans were reviled as 'evil imperialists'.

It's time to take responsibility, folks, for those in your own ranks. My sympathy ran dry a long time ago.
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