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Modulous
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Message 61 of 63 (350957)
09-21-2006 9:04 AM
Reply to: Message 15 by Tal
08-12-2006 4:59 PM


George Bush has turned PC
Lines are being drawn. Sides are being chosen. It WILL come down to us, or them, and I don't mean just the freak Islam boys. I mean the entire religion. Not very PC to say, but its the truth nonetheless.

George W Bush was very PC recently. He called people like you 'extremists' and that you are justifying terrorism:

quote:
Extremists in your midst spread propaganda claiming that the West is engaged in a war against Islam.

This propaganda is false, and its purpose is to confuse you and justify acts of terror.

We respect Islam, but we will protect our people from those who pervert Islam to sow death and destruction.


A few people on this board have made comments about the PC attitude people have regarding Islam. PC means admitting that Islam isn't an inherently violent religion...like Bush did.


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Chiroptera
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Message 62 of 63 (351465)
09-22-2006 7:34 PM
Reply to: Message 61 by Modulous
09-21-2006 9:04 AM


Re: George Bush has turned PC
Heh. By coincidence, I've just read a pretty good essay by Katha Pollitt in a recent issue of The Nation.

From the President's August 21 press conference: Q: "But what did Iraq have to do with September 11?" A: "Nothing." Now he tells us!

More to the point of Tal's "analysis", though:

It doesn't matter, either, that Iraqi Sunnis and Shiites seem less interested in uniting the umma than in murdering one another. With luck we'll be so scared we won't ask why anyone should listen to another word from people who were spectacularly wrong about the biggest politico-military initiative of the past thirty years, and their balding heads will continue to glow on our TV screens for many nights to come.


"The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one." -- George Bernard Shaw

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Message 63 of 63 (351483)
09-22-2006 8:49 PM
Reply to: Message 62 by Chiroptera
09-22-2006 7:34 PM


Re: George Bush has turned PC
Chiroptera, quoting Katha Pollitt writes:

From the President's August 21 press conference: Q: "But what did Iraq have to do with September 11?" A: "Nothing." Now he tells us!


More Bush dishonesty :D

What it had to do with Sept 11, is that Sept 11 provided a convenient pretext for an invasion that the neocons have been itching for since Desert Storm.


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