Where's the outrage?

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    Washington Post
    March 16, 2006
    Pg. 16

    World In Brief


    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Canadian troops opened fire on a taxi that ran through a police checkpoint and came too close to their patrol in southern Afghanistan, killing one person in the vehicle, the Canadian military said.


    Why hasn't the MSM called for investigations? Why hasn't the anit- war crowd started screaming about poor training, the unjust war, etc? Where are all the Canadians who were so quick to judge US soldiers? Where are all the cries for a war crimes trial for the murdering Canadian soldiers?
    Where are all the calls for withdrawal of Canadian troops from Ahghanistan?
    Where is all the European condemnation of the Canadian government?

    *sheesh*
     
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    It's early yet. Apparently most of the country is against the entire operation in Afghanistan - or at least 50% according to recent polls. The left is still waking up to the fact that it's NOT a peacekeeping mission. Give it time.

    Right now, there is a debate over having a debate in parliament no less, about why soldiers are there in the first place. Of course, Harper is poo-pooing the idea, and naturally is accused of acting like a dictator.
     
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    I guess it takes time to build up a good head of steam.
     
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    Canada has troops?
     
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    it is cold in canada at the moment
     
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    They sure do.
     

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    Oh, they sent the guys the tourists like to look at on their horses.
     
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    Canada has had troops there since 2001.
     
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    Yeah... all five of them were sent to Afghanistan. :cof:
     
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    Yep. Sucks to be them. Bad reputation all around.

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