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RE: Bader - "founding fathers"

Reader comment on item: Civil War in Iraq?
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Submitted by WeAreAllDanes! (United States), Mar 7, 2006 at 23:43

"what could the West do to make them [Muslims] as peaceful as possible."

Dominate, subdue, make peaceful --- words that stink of imperialism and colonialism. Was Mr. Adams thinking that he can easily achieve against the Muslims what his country achieved against the Native Americans?"

No. He was probably thinking of a way to deal with the attacks by Muslims on American shipping.

BTW - did your own prophet not say "Islam is to dominate and not to be dominated"? Is that not imperialism? Is that not colonialism? Sure sounds like it.

""Adams said that America "goes not abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to the freedom and independence of all." ---- What lies and hypocracy."

Hardly. Our shipping was being attacked by jihadists and our citizens were being kidnapped.

(hint: "Barbary Pirates")

The monster came to us.

Perhaps you should read a bit more before pulling out soundbites - and I would suggest you not bring up slavery in this discussion. The West put an end to that practice in our civilization 150 years ago. It is still going on in the Muslim world.

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