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Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kafiristan (Australia), Feb 18, 2010 at 23:45

Mr. Bannerjee, unable to see his viewpoint is only his viewpoint and is not shared globally writes:

"Hi Mate. I would like to answer some of your questions."

Good - but let's stop there and allow me to point something out: your use of Australian vernacular such as 'mate' in order to ingratiate with your audience - is comical coming from an Indian.

My Answer >>> I did mean the Islamic republic of Iran in this case. With stupid leaders like Bush and Palin as enemies in charge of USA who needs friends ?

Palin never was in charge of the US - it is entirely hypothetical that she would ever be. Bush is no longer president - so let's deal with facts.

"Bush got rid of Saddam and the Taliban. He made it easy for the Islamic republic."

The Taliban were funded by Pakistan's ISI. You make no mention of their role. Why is that?

"...Bush also gave Israel a green light to attack Lebanon in 2006 which was also helpful for Hezbollah in the end."

Again - let's deal with facts. The 2006 war was started by Muslim Hezbollah, no doubt acting under orders from allah.

".....The conflict began when Hezbollah militants fired rockets at Israeli border towns as a diversion for an anti-tank missile attack on two armored Humvees patrolling the Israeli side of the border fence"

My Answer >>> I do like to know why you call the US " a great satan" a myth.

because that is exactly what it is - a myth. Just like your Buraqs - and Mohamhead splitting the moon with his finger -

"Look at the last 200 years of American existence."
yes - I'm looking . And I see a country that has excelled itself in all fields of human endeavour in such a short time. Now - let's look at what's happening in other places with much longer civilizations... Egypt, -- not too much happening there - not too many Nobel prizes awarded, lots of people without access to good health and education.... India - another long lasting dynasty - lots of poor people still.....China - some parts doing OK - after copying virtually everything from the West and selling it back to them - on the backs of an inexhaustible supply of cheap labour....

" Extermination of the native Americans , "

American Indians have not been exterminated - they still exist. And are you implying the peaceful Indians never had wars amongst themselves or committed atrocities against white settlers?

"...Atlantic slave trade ,"


Then I suppose you have issues with the writers of the Koran - who imply that slavery is quite OK.

"Hiroshima and Nagasaki ,"

and if Hiroshima and Nagasaki had not happened hundreds of thousands , if not millions more Japanese would have died in a war of attrition - fighting to death for their emperor. Has the US used nuclear weapons since that time. Have other countries (including India and Pakistan) created nuclear weapons since that time? If so, are they equally as 'satanic'? And if so - why have they created them? If it is for defence - then you agree that it is OK to have nuclear weapons for defensive purposes - or not?

"...overthrowing the secualr Mossadeq govt. in Iran"

But being a muslim - don't you dislike secular governments? Aren't you happy that an 'Islamic' government ended up in its place? If not, why not? Are you saying you DON'T prefer sharia to be instituted ?

" ....Vietnam..... "

US participation was at the request of the Vietnamese government

"...., backing the brutal dictatorships in the Muslim world "

Such as where - Iran? Pakistan? Egypt? Indonesia?

".........as well as throughout the rest of the world"

such as ?

"....and now Iraq and Guantanamo bay. "

Guantanamo bay is not a brutal dictatorship. It is a US military prison for enemy combatants - i.e. people who were trying to kill or killed US and/or other troops.

"..... if doing these above mentioned workd does not merit to be satanic then I do like to know from you what merits "satanic" ?

How about countries and religious fanatics instituting and wanting to institute a retarded politico/religious system with draconian punishments for what they consider to be crimes ?

"...Indeed much of the world hates US not inly the Muslim world. Even in countries as far as Bollivia to Europe like France, Britain people hate US."

Indeed nothing. Some people in any country are going to hate the US. BUt some people in any country are also going to hate India, China - etc etc Most British people do not 'hate' the US at all - neither do most French people. Or most Germans. You should get out more - maybe travel to the lands of these Infidels and see what they really think. In fact - if you asked the general question in a survey in any European country - which do you dislike more - the US - or the Muslim world in general - guess what the answer would be?

"..And I must tell you that how brilliantly the US people govern thenmselves. Ohhhh.. That is why you are in huge deficits. "

Which 'you' are you talking about? And what are you comparing economies with? What is India's GDP - with it's 1Billion people.
In Purchasing Power Parity GDP, the figure for India was 1.5 trillion US Dollars in 2008. The per capita income of India is 4,542 US Dollars in the context of Purchasing Power Parity. This is primarily due to the 1.1 billion population of India, the second largest in the world after China. In nominal terms, the figure comes down to 1,089 US Dollars, based on 2007 figures. According to the World Bank, India is classed as a low-income economy.
India's external debts: The 2006 facts and figures
In 2006, the external debts of India soared up to about $132.1 billions, during the April-June quarter. This massive rise in the external debts only reveals the country's desire to raise and accumulate more and more foreign capitals. This was followed by a $5.4 billion rise in the foreign commercial borrowings in a single quarter, as reflected in the data available from the Reserve Bank of India.

"My Answer >>>>> 1989 is a long way back. "

21 year is no time at all.

Putin's Russia is increasingly getting anti-US. example How Putin kicked the ass of your pro-US dictator Sakashvilli in Georgia. I tell you one thing the Russians hate the US presence in the balkans as well as in places like Poland and much of the eastern europe.If the US losses more men , money and men in Afghanistan( as it is lossing currently) , leaders in Cremlin will be jumping in joy.

Sakashvilli is no more my dictator as he is yours. The Russians consider the Balkans their sphere of influece and of course are concerned about new players moving in on their game. Yet most Balkans favour integration - not with Russia - but with the EU.

"I would love to know what the US and Russians have in common , that you mentioned."
As I said - in the US - populations of citizens deriving from ex USSR states including Russia itself. Religion - Russian Orthodoxy is very similar to Roman Catholicism. Race - most Russians are white Europeans. And now they are having capitalism in common.

"As per as Europe is concerned look whatever immigrants went to US to colonize the Americas is history. People in Europe do not care a lot about it. "

Blood is thicker than water - and people certainly do care about the past. That's why there are yearly commemorations by Europeans of the their liberation 65 years ago of another totalitarian system - which was brought about help of Americans.

"...Europeans particularly the British and the French do detest the Americans a lot. "
Again - you should go to the EU and feel the pulse of life there before making such statements.
On some issues - some Britons and some French do express opinions against the US government - because they are able to - because they live in a society which promotes and cares about free speech. Indeed Americans themselves protest vocally about their own government from time to time. Unlike Islamic socieites were dissension is brutally crushed.

"Example watch the protests every US move in middle east brings out in Europe."

The US is currently drawing up sanctions against the wonderfully Islamic Republic of Iran. The EU is joining them wholeheartedly. Where are the protests - other than from Muslims and their white-shoed leftist sympathisers?

"As per as trade ties between Europe and US is concerned well trade ties go up and down with times. It does not mean that you cannot do business with whom you detest."
Exactly - that's why Iran , Iraq and many Islamic countries still manage to deal with the EU, Australia, the US etc

".My Answer >>>>> Chinese are nice peoples but they also like when the see US go deeper into deficits and they also love to see the US fail in Afghanistan."
So you are saying they are hypocrites - that their smiles are simply manifestations of schadenfreud? Then that is a psychological problem for the Chinese alone.

"My Answer >>>>> If the Muslims are true to their belief and faith then they do not need any allies."
Then why do they want to come to Western countries - use Western technology, and trade with Western countries? Surely Pakistan and Afghanistan are full of Muslims true to their faith? Yet both countries are basket cases in every aspect - always with their hands out to the West for assistance.

"....Remember US has been pounding the Muslims since 9/11. "

Why that date - what happened then?

"...Who has lost more ? US is in a huge deficit with financial bankruptcy on the cards. US prestige and US capitalism as well as US democracy is facing questions to which it does not have any answer for the moment."
Being a muslim - you colour your perceptions your own way. Sure the US economy has suffered - but so has every other developed economy - and others such as Russia and even India. If the US economy collapses - which it won't - do not think for a second that the world economy won't suffer the same fate.

"...My Answer >>>> I accept that there are huge problems like the lack of unity and freedom of thought among Muslims. I do not blame the US for all the problems with the Muslim world."
That's a very generous admission on your part. Whoever would have guessed that the Islamic world has problems with what it believes?

"...My Answer >>>>> I do not envy the US . Why should I ? The US is in huge financial troubles as well as fighting two unwinnable wars and looking for another unwinnable one in Iran. "
Seriously - I'd rather live in the US than in India - purely on economic grounds. So would many Indians. Why is that?

My Answer >>>>> Muslims should thank Allah for whatever he gives us. Even the US presence in the Muslims world is a blessing in disguise I believe. This helps Muslims to spread Islam among US troops as well as US population in general. What do you think ?"

I think that this insidious Infidel technology - which you are using right now , known as the Internet - is doing a wonderful job of spreading the real facts about Islam far and wide. So is television. Nightly we get to hear of atrocities committed by the confused followers of the Arabian 'religion' - bent on spreading their retarded totalitarian religio/political madness worldwide. It is becoming impossible for Islam to ignore what everyone else sees quite clearly.


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