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Oct 28th 2005

“2000 dead – let’s party!”

5 Responses to ““2000 dead – let’s party!””

  1. I love the photos of the media taking footage of candles and people’s feet.

  2. doug

    And who said that the anti-war crowd was always sad…there are times for celebration you know!

  3. Haazim

    Ok, people were smiling. So what? I don’t understand what you’re getting at. I guess you’re trying to prove that they’re actually happy that 2,000 soldiers are dead, or that they’re not sincere in their opposition to this war or some other such assumption.

    I guess the reader of this article should be angry because these protesters are politicizing this sad ‘milestone’ (I don’t see how the writer could call it artificial. 2,000 soldiers have actually died.). Well I am angry. But I am angry at the administration for politicizing the intelligence services to get information to fit their agenda to launch this war in the first place. I am angry that SO many Americans were gullible enough to fall for it. Well initially fell for it at least, but opinion polls are showing that we’re coming around. I am angry that people who oppose this war are called unpatriotic, or even traitors by narrow minded warmongers who think that they have a monopoly on patriotism and who cannot accept other views on where the country should be heading.

    Maybe the writer of this article felt the need to attack these protesters because he is angry that suddenly he found himself in a minority (which is a scary and unexplored place to be for a conservative). Americans are increasingly realizing that this war is a farce and is not worth it. The real disrespect for the troops came from within the neo-Conservative movement and their willingness to send our brave troops to die in an unnecessary war for an unclear agenda, resulting in a worse situation for Iraqis, the death of thousands of Americans, and a budget deficit that would even give Reagan a headache. Yeah, way to go guys.

    As long as were on the subject of complaining about smiles, allow me to say a thing or two. The smiles that I find most offensive are those smug grins by Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfeld as they continue to unleash their devastating rhetoric about how this war is necessary for our security and way of life. The real threats to our freedom are those very people who claim to be sending our forces out to defend it. And people like you who run this ridiculous website simply bury their heads in the sand as the truth passes them by.

  4. wow. an eight word post elicits a four-paragraph response. that’s what i call a nice ROI.

    for purposes of this response, and to prevent myself from laughing hysterically, i will completely block from my mind the fact that your name reminds me of the middle-english term, popularized by thespians and coffee shop types, “huzzah.”

    but i’m sure you get that all the time.

    Ok, people were smiling. So what?

    yeah. the person who took the photos thought it would be a good idea (since the mainstream media didn’t get around to it) to show that the “somber” mourners were nothing more than political activists promoting a cause rather than mourning the lives of lost american servicemen and women.

    the truth is, they don’t care if americans die. the soldiers are probably republicans anyway, right? these are the people with signs that say “i support the troops…who shoot their officers.”

    The smiles that I find most offensive are those smug grins by Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfeld

    i am yet to see them act so gleeful when commemorating the casualties of war as these “somber” mourners did. please send any pictures you find of them yukking it up at a soldier’s funeral.

    be careful not to go too far back in time, like to the last administration, to find this yukking.

    http://www.preventtruthdecay.com/mainmiscfuneral.htm

    Maybe the writer of this article felt the need to attack these protesters because he is angry that suddenly he found himself in a minority (which is a scary and unexplored place to be for a conservative).

    not unexplored, hazzah, if he has ever watched the major TV networks or gone to college or lived in a big city. otherwise, yeah, he’s probably never even seen a left-wing nut-job like you.

    And people like you who run this ridiculous website simply bury their heads in the sand as the truth passes them by.

    do you mean to say you cannot accept other views on where the country should be heading?

    huzzah!

  5. It is simply outrageous, Haazim, that anyone can weigh the 2,000 U.S. dead without mentioning the 200,000 plus Iraqis that the truly genocidal Saddam Hussein slaughtered in his own country.

    The whole WMD issue is a misnomer. Saddam wrought mass destruction of human life – it doesn’t matter by what instrument. The obsession over WMD is a displacement: liberals suppose they could support the war if they viewed the enemy as grandly as themselves, that it would be noble to cut down an enemy if his means of war was as advanced as our means of defense. To the liberal, power is evil and there is no nobility, for there is no virtue (never mind that this mindset contradicts itself). In this mindset, the more power, the more evil, and thus the less powerful our enemy, the less evil, and we should just give this and that little dictator (I still hear awful rumors of Sudan) his right to his own rule of law in whatever way he terms it. And we tolerate and appease genocide – to the point of demonizing those who at last mete justice against it.