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Submitted by Debanjan Banerjee (India), Jul 30, 2013 at 11:50

"The attorney general, who, unlike Dick Cheney, Peter King and Dianne Feinstein, actually has some say in the matter, announced that Snowden won't receive the death penalty."

My Answer : The attorney general of the US has got the same credibility as the former president Bush has over his allegations of WMD-s in Iraq. To make it simple both has ultimately no credibility.

"Just who were those American citizens taken out by the US Army? Not the gentle, peaceful Anwar al-Awlaki? "

My Answer : Had those American citizens be taken out had they been born of Anglo-Saxon wombs and still work for Al-Qaeda ? I guess not. John Walker Lind was found as working along side Al-Qaeda and yet he was not taken out. So that proves my point I believe.

"Unlike Islamic charities, western charities 1, spend no money on bombs or bomb plots, "

My Answer: You must take into consideration that CIA used a Western charity for distributing polios to target Osama in Pakistan. If these charities did not collude with the CIA or Mossad how do you think Mossad or CIA would be able to kill Iranians , Palestinians or any one for that matter at will ? How do you think these intelligence agencies get the information ? These charities are the answers.

There is a reason that these charities have been kicked out of Egypt and Russia. That is the reason.

"How closely did you follow the trial of Dr. Shakil Afridi? Not very. How about the trial of Pastor Saeed Abedini? "

My Answer: I do not know much about these people but surely these people may not prove to be as influential in changing history as Snowden or Assange or Manning. So why should anyone be considered about these petty criminals ?

"Contrary to your typical claims, no American who has spoken out this way has faced any penalty whatsoever."

My Answer: Please correct your answer. Those who happen to be born from the wombs of Anglo-Saxon mothers have not been facing any penalties. What about Ibragim Todashev ? He got bullets simply being of a different skin color.


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Title Commenter Date Thread
1Can ANYONE govern Egypt? [55 words]There is NO Santa ClausJul 9, 2013 23:41208050
1The Egyptian problem is too many people, not enough food [81 words]Ken BesigJul 9, 2013 07:42208013
1Dear Dr. Pipes [166 words]
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Debanjan BanerjeeJul 7, 2013 22:58207957
A stark situation [240 words]JeffJul 9, 2013 16:06207957
Dear Mr. Jeff [328 words]Debanjan BanerjeeJul 13, 2013 14:01207957
You put your money on what system? [391 words]JeffJul 15, 2013 16:57207957
1What is an Islamophobe our dear Deb? [236 words]dhimmi no moreJul 20, 2013 16:59207957
Dear Mr. Jeff [426 words]Debanjan BanerjeeJul 26, 2013 12:51207957
1Food and Fuel will be the staw that breaks the camel's back [184 words]Michael Hanni MorcosJul 26, 2013 13:20207957
Believe whatever you want [444 words]JeffJul 29, 2013 16:49207957
Dear Mr. Jeff [358 words]Debanjan BanerjeeJul 30, 2013 11:50207957
Make history or else [343 words]JeffAug 6, 2013 17:36207957
Dear Mr. Jeff [509 words]Debanjan BanerjeeAug 10, 2013 01:13207957
2Islamic logic at its best [28 words]dhimmi no moreAug 14, 2013 10:46207957
So many petty criminals, so little time [316 words]JeffAug 14, 2013 17:23207957
Mr. Jeff [183 words]Debanjan BanerjeeAug 18, 2013 10:29207957
2Think before you write is this asking for much? [53 words]dhimmi no moreAug 20, 2013 07:02207957
Oh, those petty, Western, brainwashed people [569 words]JeffAug 21, 2013 12:55207957
Dear Mr. Jeff [316 words]Debanjan BanerjeeAug 22, 2013 12:04207957
An avid admirer of petty, western brainwashed people [205 words]JeffAug 30, 2013 13:17207957
Dear Mr. Jeff [238 words]Debanjan BanerjeeAug 31, 2013 11:49207957
Those rash young men (and women) [211 words]JeffSep 3, 2013 13:15207957
Intricacies of Egypt's Coup d'├ętat Explained [290 words]BALARABE ABBAJul 7, 2013 07:29207947
1Secret of BHO [154 words]BahiJul 6, 2013 13:58207929
coup within a coup? [29 words]
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Dan SchnittkerJul 6, 2013 13:31207709
Islamist Sympathies? [29 words]NickJul 9, 2013 10:19207709
2Egypt and Food Shortages [66 words]
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coupagainJul 5, 2013 22:59207683
1That was my point too [93 words]saraJul 8, 2013 19:56207683
2Revelations [171 words]AlexandrosJul 10, 2013 04:50207683
Excellent analysis [14 words]Seshadri RajagopalanJul 5, 2013 22:40207682
8Attention Sara and old hayzaboon aka the US ambassador to Egypt caught on tape [92 words]dhimmi no moreJul 5, 2013 18:43207674
3Hayzaboon strikes again [46 words]dhimmi no moreJul 5, 2013 17:40207672
5Adly Mansour is Jewish? Well this is what the liars at ikhwanweb are saying [133 words]dhimmi no moreJul 5, 2013 17:36207671
Who is Adly Mansour ... Christian or Jew [8 words]niyasJul 6, 2013 04:10207671
majority of egyptians are stupids? [43 words]shehbaazJul 7, 2013 02:11207671
Mansour is Jewish? [40 words]Peter HerzJul 7, 2013 19:30207671
2Our dear Shehbaaz and his 15 minutes [116 words]dhimmi no moreJul 9, 2013 10:53207671
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3Militar is far better than Brotherhood [48 words]artcohnJul 5, 2013 15:36207666
1Thanks for letting us multiply your rational voice [48 words]Gretchen Passantino CoburnJul 5, 2013 13:20207660
1Egypt [38 words]
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