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Yea let's nuke them for the love of Freedom!

Reader comment on item: Prepare to attack [Iran]
in response to reader comment: People are so happy in Iran: Source of cries for help?

Submitted by Nura (United States), Jun 24, 2008 at 00:30

"They fear telling the truth in Iran because of intimidation. What kind of happiness is that? And people who left Iran aren't hurrying back. Why do you suppose that is? Food for thought."

Classic Western supremacist ideology. "It is we who will save these poor people and give them freedom", only we don't give a..... about real human suffering. Why don't we intervene in Africa? Liberia, Kenya, why it took thousands of Muslim Bosnians to die at the hands of Christian Serbs before the world helped? Why, because we only care about the suffering in regions that we have an interest in.

Why is all the focus on the suffering in Iraq and Iran when these countries are more developed than many countries in the region and Africa? I should say "were" for Iraq. The people of Afghanistan that this country freed over seven years ago are still impoverished. The people of Iraq barely have clean drinking water, let alone that hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians have been killed. So we will free the Iranians by bombing them? By dumping nuclear material that will poison them and their generations for decades to come? Iranian women won't have to worry about covering their hair because they won't have any after all the radiation has been dumped there.

ARE YOU SERIOUS? It is really frightening that people think like this.



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