From: Bill Graham on

"Chris H" <chris(a)phaedsys.org> wrote in message
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> No such think. There are no absolutes in this and MOST of the world
> regards the US as the evil party in this.

And there was a time when "most of the world" thought the earth was flat,
and if you sailed too far out to sea, you would fall over the edge and be
eaten by dragons, too.....So what else is new?

From: Bill Graham on

"Neil Harrington" <not(a)home.today> wrote in message
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>
> "Giftzwerg" <giftzwerg999(a)hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:MPG.25109694840dbcee9897d5(a)news-east.giganews.com...
>> In article <4aa6c94e$0$1631$742ec2ed(a)news.sonic.net>,
>> scharf.steven(a)geemail.com says...
>>
>>> >> Surely, you aren't suggesting that we "cut and run' are ya?
>>> >
>>> > I've never suggested this. I think victory in Afghanistan is
>>> > essential.
>>> > Fortunately, the new president appears to agree with me 100%.
>>>
>>> I think we need to define "victory." The Soviet Union realized that
>>> Afghanistan was a hopeless case. Bush and his cronies paid far too
>>> little attention to Afghanistan for political reasons, essentially
>>> wasting eight years of effort and money. There needs to be a more
>>> realistic plan.
>>
>> Yeah. Whew. I'm all ears. What *is* Obama's "plan?"
>
> Obama does not make plans. He makes speeches and promises.
>
>>
>> Exactly.
>>
>> On anything.
>
> Yes, but look at his inspiring slogans.
>
> CHANGE YOU CAN BELIEVE IN!
>
> YES WE CAN!
>
> Both of them completely, absolutely, positively 100% devoid of any actual
> meaning, but look at all the people they have INSPIRED!
>
> Don't forget, Obama in one speech so inspired Chris Matthews that the
> latter said, "I felt a thrill run up my leg!" Now that is really
> something. How many professional news people get thrills running up their
> legs?
>
Yes......It's usually their mistresses who get those feelings......

From: Bill Graham on

"Chris H" <chris(a)phaedsys.org> wrote in message
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> In message <K9CdnZvgouqThTrXnZ2dnUVZ_qednZ2d(a)giganews.com>, Bill Graham
> <weg9(a)comcast.net> writes
>>> The people of the middle east have been exploited by horrible
>>> governments for centuries.
>>>
>>Horrible religions, too......I doubt if I could guess which has been
>>the worst.....
>
> Historically Christianity

I won't argue with that......

From: Bill Graham on

"Chris H" <chris(a)phaedsys.org> wrote in message
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> On the other hand.... who asked permission of the victims and families
> of those in the pictures taken by US Military when they were torturing
> Iraqi civilians.....

What nonsense! Saddam Hussein was the one who, "tortured Iraqi civilians"
and for thirty years, too.

From: Bill Graham on

"Chris H" <chris(a)phaedsys.org> wrote in message
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> No the press are impartial (except Fox). That is what you don't like....
> reality

I am really pleased to find that Fox news reaches the citizens of Great
Britain. I wish we could get the BBC over here.....We only get a few clips
of it now and then. (Usually on our public broadcasting stations, which I
also watch frequently)