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Enjoy freedom that America offers you

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in response to reader comment: Oh my God! Listen to this!!

Submitted by RF (United States), Feb 13, 2008 at 21:07

This is what you wrote; let's analyze it, shall we?

"You americans are so funny :) Some words just set you off. "Freedom" makes you shed a tear and feel proud, even though you live in the least free country of the western world, and "muslim" or "terrorist" makes you shiver and angry. My grandmother is a muslim. You are scared of my grandmother too? Do you think that my grandmother is out to kill you? Do you seriously think all muslims want to attack America?"

- YES, Freedom makes us proud and yes we do shed tears for it, as well as our blood. Freedom is primary right of mankind and America has fought for it for centuries, as it will for centuries to come.

- "Least free country of the western world"? Will you please explain? Start with defining the word "freedom". Possibly we define "freedom" differently.

- "Muslim" does not make us angry, it makes us wonder. "Terrorist" does not make us angry, it makes us alert. You know, freedom and democracy have enemies and they DID and DO attack us , and yes, the Islamic Tyranny hates democracy and freedom. It is not that we fear terrorists; it is tyranny that has always feared democracy and freedom.

As I see, you are enjoying your freedom of expressing by using this American media to freely express your point of view, you are free to do so and we let you do so. Can I do the same thing say in Iran or Syria? (without making them angry and being killed of course?)

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