growing Islamophobia

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    No; the Iranian Revolution 1 that was given free reign by Carter and his inept admin. To me that is the cause of the Iran/Iraq war, the war between Iraq and Kuwait and ultimately the Iraq War with the Rest of the World. The strategy of Saddam to get rid of a "weak" Iran once and for all was what destroyed the balance, as it was, in the ME, and that could not have happened without Carter.

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    Yes that happened under his watch, but I do believe his policy was non-interference, correct?

    Overthrowing the Shah was an organic happening, no?

    Who "installed" the Shah in 1953? Yah.

    Failed regime-change plan #1 in my book.

    The thing is, they keep thinking it's a good idea and "it'll really really work this time".

    Whoever "they" is needs to stop that shit.
     
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    Actually I think the magic formula is jobs now. Jobs will soothe the savage breast - and all this time I thought it was music.
     
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    And you just proved you fit the description.
     
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    This just in for the 5,313rd time ---- "orange" is not a natural skin colour. You have to paint it on deliberately.

    What does the ensuing colour matter? It doesn't. But it does speak volumes about the character of a person who would deliberately paint his own face that way. Which by the way is closely related to the image in my sigline just below.
     
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    That assertion is bullshit and already proven to be bullshit. TWICE.

    Which says much about why you cut that entire refutation out of my post, the equivalent of going "la la la" and cowering in the corner making low moaning noises into your pillow until those pesky "facts" go away.

    Whelp --- they don't go away. And there ain't a damn thing you can do about that.

    Now let's restore that part of the post you can't deal with. Get your pillow on.

    Q.37 If you thought that someone who is close to you was getting involved with people who support terrorism in Syria, would you ...

    STOP. "Would you" is asking what POSITIVE action "you" would take. It is not asking what action you would *NOT* take. This is followed by several choices of what "you" **WOULD** (not "would not") do to address this person "getting involved with people who support terrorism in Syria".​

    Here then are the choices, of POSITIVE actions the respondent *WOULD* do:
    • Talk to the person directly about it to dissuade them
    • Look for help ("help" defined later in the doc as consulting one's own family, the recruit's family, an imam or a community group)
    • Report it to the police
    These were followed by three cop-out options:
    • I don't think someone close to me would get involved with people who support terrorism
    • Let the person deal with it themselves -- I wouldn't get involved
    • Don't know
    Three nonexclusive positive choices of how to dissuade the person from terrorism, and three deflections that don't answer the question at all. ZERO options for "ruling out" anything. The only option up there that in any way approaches this knuckledragger drooling fantasy of "would not alert the police" is number five, "I wouldn't get involved". That pulled under ten percent. Not quite the "two-thirds" the bullshit headline pretends it to be, is it?

    Again, the question is "how would you talk them out of it" and the answers reflect that direct person-to-person confrontation would be more effective than taking it to the police. The person directly, their family, an imam, a community group --- all *trusted* entities; that is, trusted by the hypothetical person whose judgment is swaying Any freaking moron knows these are more effective than taking it to the police, who are a third party and notorious for needing a crime to be in progress to be able to take action. Because that's their job.

    Want an example? Look no further than the topic of this thread, Jeremy Christian. Fifteen hours before he slashed three Samaritans' throats he was on the same train ranting against the train driver and threatening to stab somebody. Three weeks before he was prancing around a rally giving Nazi salutes and railing against Muslims and "*******". What the fuck did the police do? What could they do before he acted?

    Now what if some family member had gotten him into mental health help to defuse him before he went off?
    "OH NOES! [​IMG] THEY DIDN'T GO TO THE POLICE!?"


    Soooo --- there it is, straight from the poll itself, not AT ALL saying what was alleged. Which is why you cut it out of the post --- because you know damn well the facts don't fit the fantasy.

    That's why they're facts.
     
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    What a sad little person you are. When was the last abortion doctor killed? What in the f..K is wrong with you people???? What????
     
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    Last one I remember is George Tiller, but I dunno -- did Robert Dear get any?

    Wtf does it matter what the date was?
     

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