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Home - by - December 7, 2012 - 15:45 America/New_York - 23 Comments

The other day I overheard a conversation between a couple about the Syrian civil war, conflict, rebellion or whatever it’s called. I was at a busy office waiting for an appointment, so some of the conversation was not audible. And I usually don’t listen in on others’ conversation, but this was political, so I just had to listen!

This is from memory and I didn’t take notes, but it’s paraphrased as close to the original content as I can remember:

Man: …same as Bush did when he attacked Iraq for WMDs.

Woman: But they know that Assad has chemical weapons that he will use on his people.

M: Sadam DID have chemical weapons that he already used on his people.

W: (inaudible)

M: If we get involved it will be the same as in Egypt and Libya. The Muslim Brotherhood is involved just the same and they will get hold of power in one more country.

W: But Obama (inaudible) out of the Middle East.

I was distracted at this point, so I didn’t hear any more for about two or three minutes.

M: I guess I really wouldn’t care. They are all Muslims anyway.

W: How could you say that? They are human beings!

M: Yeah, and their goal is to take over the world and make everyone be like them or if they won’t; kill them. I say let them kill each other and we stay out of it. Let them gas each other …

W: SHUT UP!

She stalked off and the man followed.

The looks on some of the other people around me told me that I wasn’t the only one listening. My name was called for my appointment just then so the conversation was put on the back burner, but I’ve been thinking about it since then.

I brought this up with a friend who thinks that maybe, now that Hamas has missiles that can reach Jerusalem, they will accidentally blow up the Dome of the Rock and the Israelis can finally build their temple (as prophesied in the Bible during End Times). She says this facetiously as in ‘wouldn’t it be “justice” if their bombing destroyed their holy site’ kind of thing!

Anyway, she didn’t take it (the discussion I overheard) very seriously since it doesn’t matter what we think anyway, Obama will do what Obama does and Muslims will do what Muslims do.

I find it hard to argue against the guy’s logic, but then I think of the humanity and innocent lives. Then I think of Obama supporting the Muslim Brotherhood once again and I get conflicted again.

 

 

» 23 Comments

  1. Stirrin the B.S.

    December 7th, 2012

    I’ll take a secular monster over a muzzzslime lunatic every time.

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  2. BWSEATTLE

    December 7th, 2012

    Great topic!!!
    On one hand, I totally agree with the guy. Especially if you weigh it like this;
    How many Muslims are worth one American soldiers life? Right? If American troops are sent in, it will be to protect Muslims, from other Muslims, with a high probability that some of our soldiers will be killed. In my opinion, 100 Muslims are NOT WORTH one single American soldiers life. However, on the other side, sometimes I think that in past wars and conflicts, maybe better and more moral men than me have made the decisions to put our soldiers in harms way to protect what they believe to be the “innocent” from wholesale slaughter. I have a hard time condemning their decision if looked at that way. So, I think it’s a tough call either way. ;)

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  3. Jack Daniels

    December 7th, 2012

    Secular=socialism/communism

    muslim or secular, it’s all the same society in the end. Oppression and misery.

    The former Soviet Union spent 10 years in Afghanistan, we took over since and what has it accomplished? I mean that seriously.

    Not a damn thing.

    I say we simply support Israel, and let the rest of the dogs and animals destroy themselves.

    None of them are grateful or have any genuine desire for a normal society, they have been waging wars for so long they have forgotten the reason the fight. They only know how to hate. After all, it’s what their peace loving religion tells them to do.

    Nothing will be accomplished unless their satanic religion is abandoned….like that will happen.

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  4. Boobie the Rocket Dog

    December 7th, 2012

    Let ‘em kill each other. Let God sort them out.

    But NIMBY!!

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  5. jethro

    December 7th, 2012

    I just read a story about a musloid who tortured and killed her seven year old son because he couldnt memorize koran verses. I say nuke them all and let God sort them out

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  6. dennis

    December 7th, 2012

    Stand by Israel and stop attempting to normalize then police the Muslim world.

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  7. Unneutral

    December 7th, 2012

    In Islam the ‘innocent’ are indoctrinated from day one, that makes them no longer innocent.

    Islam is a cancer and needs to be destroyed.

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  8. louisiana_mom

    December 7th, 2012

    She sounds like someone who has been well indoctrinated by the Progressives. She doesn’t see the threat Islam is to the rest of the world and will not see it until they come for her head, no matter how much you try to reason with her.

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  9. Menderman

    December 7th, 2012

    Well, if the crips were fighting the MS13 in L.A.,let them sort it out among themselves and when it is done, send the fire trucks in to hose down the streets…only problem in Syria, is all of Iraqs WMD’s are up for grabs to the winner. WMD’s will fetch a fair price on the Jihad market, and that MUST be stopped.

    The interesting part is the MSM seems to be shying away from this one…they all know where the WMD’s came from, and don’t ever want Bush to be vindicated…even tho Clinton said the same thing for 8 years. I wonder, can we trace chemical weapons back to their origin like we can with nukes? I sure wanna know the origin of Syria’s arsenal.

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  10. Xavier

    December 7th, 2012

    It’s my contention that there are no innocents. Civilians provide soldiers, money, and materiel to operate the military. Realize that most of these so-called innocent civilians are savages who would torture and kill you without a qualm.

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  11. RANDO

    December 7th, 2012

    We must support our friends, and neutralize our enemies.
    The Muslim Brotherhood is not our friend.

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  12. Stranded in Sonoma

    December 7th, 2012

     
  13. Wyatt, Insensitive Progressive Jerk

    December 7th, 2012

    My opinion as a non-State Department intellectual?

    1. Is something a threat to the United States? If yes, go in and destroy it, and then leave. Make this policy clear, and follow through as needed.

    2. Israel is, and always has been an ally. Choose sides with Israel, and if Israel is attacked, help them destroy whomever is attacking them. Be clear about this policy, and follow through as needed.

    3. Don’t think that we can “nation build” with our military without being there a very, very long time, and probably ending up with the locals hating us. Sure, we helped rebuild Germany and Japan after WW II, but on the other hand we completely and unconditionally defeated these countries and their allies, and everyone knew it. On the other hand, we politically pussy footed around in Korea, Viet Nam, Afghanistan and Iraq trying to “nation build,” and got nothing for our trouble other than the needless waste of American lives, needless waste of national treasure, and a reputation as a disliked imperialistic occupier.

    4. If there is no threat, then don’t use the military.

    Oh, Wyatt – isn’t that a policy based on fear? Yes, it is. But that’s what the fanatic, lunatic and ego-maniacal tin pot dictators of many of the world’s hot spots understand – fear and force. You cannot rationalize with the irrational.

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  14. MADJACK

    December 7th, 2012

    My response to anything isalmic or muslim is the same. NUCLEAR FISSION!

    This BULLSHIT about moderate islam is just that, BULLSHIT! :mad: There are no innocent muslims, period! :mad:

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  15. Nick

    December 7th, 2012

    Funny how accurate that Bible story can get, soon!

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  16. FloVoHo

    December 7th, 2012

    I love Wyatt’s position.
    Also, it seems forgotten that Japan and Germany were “civilized” enemies who fought toe-to-toe in uniforms.
    Most muslims are NOT civilized.

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  17. simply enraged

    December 7th, 2012

    Paraphrasing Forrest Gump, “Muslims are as muslims do”. Can anyone here recall an instance in which at leasst arabic muslims, when in control, ever failed to attack what we in the “West” regard as civilized principles, values and behaviors? This has been going on ever since their prophet was slaughtering people in the desert 1400 years ago.

    Thanks, Wyatt and everyone else – perfect!

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  18. Racist

    December 7th, 2012

    Claudia dear, just go to Atlas, BNI, Jihadwatch… any of the Conservative sites whose main goal is exposing the true nature of Islam tothe world, and look at the pictures of the absolute Barbarianism. If your stomach, and especially your heart and soul, can take it, watch a few minutes of the video of the young boy (6-8 maybe) being initiated into the cult of Jihad with his first beheading using a butcher knife! That should clarify things. Sorry, he was 12…
    http://www.barenakedislam.com/2009/08/13/12-year-old-taliban-boys-first-beheading-warning-extremely-graphic-images/

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  19. Claudia

    December 7th, 2012

    Racist, yeah I read those sites. I was thinking that maybe there were other ethnic groups that lived in Syria like in Egypt (the Coptic Christians).

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  20. IronyCurtain

    December 7th, 2012

    Any day that includes crazy psycho muslims from Column A blowing up crazy psycho muslims from Column B is a good day indeed.

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  21. Menderman

    December 7th, 2012

    I agree Irony. But we can’t let those WMD’s get loose. Think about a 9-11 X 10,000.

    We have nukes for a reason…and this may be the time.

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  22. Unruly Refugee

    December 7th, 2012

    I think if they get carried away and hit Israel with chemical weapons, we may get to see Bible prophecy play out when Damascus becomes a burning heap of ruin.

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  23. Phil in Ohio

    December 7th, 2012

    My opinion on world peace: 2 nukes and one 2000 lb JDAM. I would name the nukes ‘Mecca’ and ‘Medina’ and I would name the jdam ‘dome of the rock’. Then I would tell them goat-ropers to police their own before I do.

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