From: Preston Garrison (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Feb 27 2003 - 03:42:11 EST
>Walt has a very good point here that I want to expand.
> It is not only a question of not doing nothing, it is
>a question of what exactly is being done and what is
>The "peace" movement is geared toward stopping US
>action against Iraq. One reads about "human shields"
>going from Canada (or where ever) to Iraq to promote
>Maybe I missed it, but where were the stories of
>"human shields" going into Kurdish or Shiite villages
>to protect them against gas attacks by the Saddam
>regime? My point is not facetious. It seems the
>height of hypocrisy (or bigotry or selfish conceit) to
>say on one hand I will be a human shield to protect
>Iraq from the US, but not be one to protect Kurdish
>villagers from Saddam.
On this point, see the following:
Voice of Iraqis
Why don't antiwar types want to hear them?
If antiwar protesters succeed...
Since Amr Moussa, the secretary-general of the Arab League, started
warning that a US invasion of Iraq would "open the gates of hell,"
the retort that has been flying around Iraqi exiles' websites is, "Good!
We'd like to get out!"
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