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Yes...it would be...
I know some of you people are trying hard to bring a trace of decency in a political life of your countries, but...When ever it is necessary your governments are in the end on the same page with Empire...no matter how indecent matter may be in case. That is why non-western people talk about WEST as an entity and put all of you in a same basket.
I don't know why this is a case (cause sometimes like in Iraq's case there was at least unpleasantness in joining USA in this war).Maybe because your government ( and my here in Australia) have same interest as Empire, maybe because they are all DEPENDANT (corrupt)...all simply scared...or all of above. But no matter what so called "west hemisphere" will blindly follow Empire no matter what. And who is not with you/us is against you/us. I hate rigidity, brutality...Empire's politic (if they even feel need for one) as such. I would rather call it naked force. And I hate vassal position of EU and other "westerners".
Serbia is total mess nowadays ...and seeing it raped like this should actually make some of you ashamed (cause your/our governments are doing this in your/our name)...as well as Iraq and other places...After 5 years they are still in Iraq. Not to mention Afghanistan where they openly plan to stay for ever. Looks like it's easier for all of us to simply forget about it. I know, the fact that Empire killed probably about million people in Middle East region and never had to be responsible for it will not make Radovan Karadzic an innocent man, but it feels unfair that Serbian politicians and military commanders had to go to Hag, the court that USA government do not even recognize let alone that that court will ever see anyone responsible for million killed and MILLIONS displaced and terrorized CIVILIANS in Iraq. Hypocrisy is not the word that even touches it.
And what you do about it? Or what can you do when your governments are not even able to complain about it. It's all farce...democracy, justice...these are just a words...
My disappointment comes from my naivety...I did believe in these words...wrongly.
And Jerome, thank your welcome...

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind...Albert Einstein
by vbo on Fri Jul 25th, 2008 at 10:47:47 AM EST
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This is the thing that pisses me off the most these days - even more than seeing public infrastructure gutted, even more than seeing the secret police set up kangaroo kourts and summarily sentence immigrants to deportation to countries that are known to commit crimes against humanity, and even more than seeing our social contract used for toilet paper.

To know that these collaborators - this fifth column - are pissing away Europe's entire future for as long as I live and for as long as any children I may have will live, purely to support the grandstanding of an empire whose last really good idea was the Marshall Plan.

It will take at least five decades to rebuild our own societies from the wreckage they leave behind, but it will take at least five generations to rebuild our standing in the world.

Fucking traitors, the lot of them.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Fri Jul 25th, 2008 at 11:21:18 AM EST
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