Retiring US Commanding General in Iraq takes Terrorist Side

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    http://www.boston.com/dailynews/212/politics/_Retired_Gen_Tommy_Franks_Says:.shtml

    General Tommy Franks steered clear of Israel while he was a U.S. military commander

    and openly told Arab leaders that he was sympathetic to their issues.

    "For years," he tells PARADE, "I had told my Arab friends that I had

    'no Israeli visa' in my passport. This was an unofficial way of

    letting them know that I understood their side of the story."
     
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    I fail to see how acknowledging an arab state of mind in the conflict with Israel is taking the terrorists side. maybe you could explain it in bullet point style with factual evidence to back it up.
     
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    I'm with DK , however I have already discovered that you consider ALL arabs to be terrorists.
     
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    stupid post dude.
    I guess I am a terrorist to for not backing Israel unconditionally, and not appreciating funding some blatant violations of UN resolutions.
     
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    I would like to read the whole article. This was just pieces and points and amy be taken out of context. I don't believe he doesn't like Jews and loves terrorists or whatever is being implied.
     
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    According to AJ you are !
     
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    It is not Israel or being on their side that General Tommy Franks admits steering clear of but the same enemy that has been killing our own men and women soldiers.

    Do you really think that America is fighting a different group of terrorists or their ideology that considers America, Jews and infidels as their enemies? Do you think that the Iraqi insurgents killing Americans and Iraqi citizens are not not those same loving Israeli Arab Muslims infiltrating into Iraq along with other Islamic terrorists?

    The US military commander Tommy Franks openly told Arab leaders that he was sympathetic to their issues. Brave young Americans died under his command and yet he, an appointed military leader, supposedly supported America and its allies, instead chooses the terrorist enemy that killed his command. He apparently by choice as the poem say grovels on the ground before those who directly or indirectly killed our men and women.

    Is there any question why General Franks retired last year?
     
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    So Gen. Franks was guilty of understanding the fact that the Israelis do not have sole proprietorship over legitimate issues in the ongoing disputes in the Middle East. I suppose that you feel this makes him guilty of war crimes.

    Apparently your view is that Gen. Franks' 30 year career, during which he was highly decorated for his service, is now tainted. Apparently that one aspect of his philosophy with which you disagree reduces him from a courageous soldier to a craven, groveling coward.

    You're quite a piece of work AJ. You and those like you who exhibit blind hatred and a complete inability to reason are the cause for the continuing bloodshed in the Middle East. You are no different in your philosophical attitudes from the terrorists you rail against. A zealot is a zealot - they just have different causes so we can tell them apart.

    I have to tell you in all honesty that if you were the only Jew in the world, I'd be one anti-semetic son-of-a-bitch. Your level of racism makes skinheads look like Boy Scouts by comparison.

    Oh - and a quick post-script: No, there is no question why Gen. Franks retired. It's because he wanted to.
     
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    When a Commanding US General grovels on the ground and sides with those who killed his own troops, I suppose you could find him up for Court Martial on charges of aiding and giving comfort to the enemy. He should be made to pay for treason and providing moral support to the enemy to kill more Americans. Something like John Kerry did with Jane Fonda.

    His philosophy? He is paid to wage a war against terrorists who kill his troops and not to welcome Palestinian arab terrorist insurgents who cross into Iraq so they can set roadside bombs to kill young American women and men. What would you call it? Why do think that backing the terrorists in Israel does not give these terrorists a welcome mat to enter through Jordan and ultimately into the war currently waged in Iraq? He could have served 50 years in his capacity as a good commander but when he aides and abets the enemy, he has disgraced himself and the United States.

    You know I could say the same about you but I do not find it necessary to debase myself by using invectives. I would rather be a zealot in the cause of justice than a person who can't determine the difference between cowardess and treason and heroism and bravery. Ex-General Franks is supposed to be a soldier and not paid by the taxpayers to side with those who kill their sons and daughters.

    As for me, I hold no animosity or hatred for you but simply sympathy. Your apparent inability to differentiate between those who served our country with bravery and honor and those who disgraced their uniform puts you into an entirely different catagory.

    As an anti-semite and anti-American you fit the mold to perfection.

    Apparently you don't understand the difference between racism and a dislike for those who would kill your fellow citizens for no reason other than to take over the world for their prophet.

    You are an anachronism.

    Are you sure? Do you believe everything you read in the news media?

    :tank:
     
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    Do you ever bother to read the crap you post? If you had any sense at all, you'd have the good grace to be embarrassed.

    AJ, you're a damn liar and a hypocrite. You are full of NOTHING BUT animosity, hatred and bigotry. At least I'm honest enough to be up front about the fact that I thoroughly dislike you for your racist, hateful attitudes.

    The fact that you cannot or will not admit your true philosophies makes you not only a petty hypocrite but an absolute fool.

    Here's a suggestion - take a trip to Israel, go to the Wailing Wall and bang your head on it REALLY hard.
     

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