Hundreds of Iraqis Take to Street to Protest Government

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    They love us! They really really love us! :lol:

    Hundreds of Iraqis Take to Street to Protest Government - International News | News of the World | Middle East News | Europe News - FOXNews.com

    I wonder if the Iraqi Election will be stolen like the Afghanistan one. :eusa_whistle:
     
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    They had something like this in Washington a few weeks ago. you know when they had pictures of Obama with socialist written underneath?
     
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    Imagine that. Iraqis exercising their right to assembly and protest? Cool.
     
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    These people aren't marching for the same thing though. Unless the tea party people were marching for electricity and clean water.
     
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    It's all cool until they begin to assembly and protest to take away more women's rights. Though yes, that was the irony of this thread. They're protesting for better conditions for if this happened under Saddam than they would of been shot.

    Though to be fair, they didn't have to protest for these things under Saddam. They already had them if I remember correctly.
     
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    It will be a great day when no more American troops have to be in that perpetual shithole.
     
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    "Better even to die free than to live slaves."
     
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    The sad truth is that under Saddam, women could go anywhere and hold any job. Under the American supported Islamic government, women have bee reduced to less than second class citizens.

    Many of the Christians who haven't fled have been slaughtered. Christian women forced to convert to Islam. Christian churches burned.

    Islam is now the "National Religion" and by law, ALL LEGISLATION IS BASED ON ISLAM, Article 2 and 3 of the US supported Iraqi constitution.

    The US, for no apparent reason, leveled that country and stood by while Iraqi Christians were reduced from 1.4 million to less than 500 thousand. There is no other word for that except genocide.

    And no American can possibly believe that a country that murdered and drove away their own Christian population would ever be a friend to this country which identifies itself as at least 80% Christian. It's ludicrous.

    The US has created a deep enemy of this country whose hatred will last for generations.

    Can someone toss me a pair of shoes?
     
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    I think everyone agrees on that, the sticky point is how and what does America leave?
     
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    With the caveat that I oppose this stupid war, this is 100% wrong and one of the many bits of propaganda that were floated about Saddam's Iraq.

    It was a Sunni dictatorship, the majority of the people are Shia in the south, the woman could NOT 'go anywhere they wanted or have any job' from any of the religious sects, such provisions existed only on paper.

    If you really want to compare what Saddam's Iraq was, start with Nazi Germany, Saddam's Sunni being the aryans and everyone else would be the Jews.

    Understand what Iraq really was under Saddam.

    I opposed the war as I felt that this is NOT US business, the people there would NEVER support foreign troops fighting in their country even for them and knew it would end up being a long drawn out affair that would have no clear winner.

    But plese, stoip trying to claim Iraq was 'better' under Saddam, it was only if you were a Sunni male.
     

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