28 December 2008

"Not even a sparrow falls"... right?

The capricious and unknowable "Will of Allah"...

"Dr. Abdul Rahman, a doctor at a hospital near the blast, said the children were aged 8 to 10."
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FROM THE COMMENTS: The intellectual left responds...
Of course, it's his standard "canned response"...
What this dumbstick lacks in intellectual rigour... he certainly makes up for in consistency...
Yup... this boy's a genius... in a Hedy Fry sorta way.

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8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Stupid brownies...know what I'm sayin'? Right?

Neo Conservative said...

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"cc-nonymous aka liberal supporter jumps in with a 'cross-burning' troll... 'Stupid brownies'"

and here we go again... cc-nonymous and the race-baiters decide to have another kick at the cat.

gotta love that "intellectual" approach.

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Raphael Alexander said...

Seriously, I have to come over here to ask. What's up with your comment at my site?

Neo Conservative said...

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not sure what you mean raffi. you wanna be more specific?

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Raphael Alexander said...

I've been a very pro-Afghan supporter for a very long time, but I provided an interview with an aid worker that shows that the main impediment to success in Afghanistan lies in the corruption of the Karzai government. You somehow extrapolated this to be a criticism of the mission there.

I support the ongoing intervention in Afghanistan, and that should have been clear, since I bold-texted the part where Sarah Chayes says that we should not let this region alone to "fester". But in an intellectually honest assessment of Afghanistan and the problems we are having there, we have to wonder whether the so-called democratic government of Karzai is really doing to the job it pretends to be doing. If it remains an impediment to the success of the mission, perhaps we need to demand a change to the state of affairs there.

It isn't that we can't defeat the Taliban. But if you read or watch the interview, you will know that the Karzai government is at least complicit in the continuing suffering of the people there, and this includes the failure to provide aid and reconstruction since these things disappear into the hands of corrupt Karzai appointees.

Neo Conservative said...

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"raffi says... the Karzai government is at least complicit"

an allegation that could just as easily apply to most governments in the third world. afghanistan is the source of most of the world's opium for heroin... and the corruption in the country is entrenched and endemic. it is, in fact, a way of life.

but... truthfully... it's the way that part of the world mostly works.

there's two choices here, my friend... we stay there and gut it out and try to make it a better place... or abandon it like clinton did with somalia.

you'll remember how that one turned out.

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Raphael Alexander said...

I'm not considering abandoning it. Just demanding better from the government we are supposed to be protecting for the best interests of the people. As a Canadian taxpayer, doesn't it bother you to know that some of your money winds up in the hands of cretinous warlords and cronies in the Karzai government?

Neo Conservative said...

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raffi... wake up and smell the species.

of course it bothers me... but if we cut off funds to cretinous warlords and their cronies... there would be no such thing as canadian foreign aid at all.

you get that, right?

hey, remember the shitstorm when maxime bernier spoke out about a corrupt afghan governor?

we can't win for losin'.

you wanna do good, how about we send jtf2 to zimbabwe to put a bullet in mugabe's brain?

yeah... that's what i thought.

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