Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Fomenting wars and revolutions and democracy throughout the world...



Pat Buchanan asks, "When Dictators Fall, Who Rises?" 
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One month before the invasion of Iraq, Riah Abu el-Assal, a Palestinian and the Anglican bishop of Jerusalem at the time, warned Tony Blair, "You will be responsible for emptying Iraq, the homeland of Abraham, of Christians."
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The bishop proved a prophet. "After almost 2,000 years," writes the Financial Times, "Iraqi Christians now openly contemplate extinction. Some of their prelates even counsel flight."
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The secular despot Saddam Hussein protected the Christians. But the U.S. liberation brought on their greatest calamity since the time of Christ. Scores of thousands of those Iraqi Christians fleeing terrorism and persecution after 2003 made their way to Syria, where they received sanctuary from President Bashar Assad. Finish reading.

2 comments:

  1. I've almost had my head taken off, particularly on Father Z's blog, for questioning the wisdom of invading Iraq and overthrowing Saddam Hussein.

    The shameful dog and pony show in front of the United Nations presented by Colin Powell didn't fool me one bit, nor did it fool Pat Buchanan, who recognized the run-up to the war for what it was - a farce perpetrated by the neocon Israel-firsters. The devil you know is sometimes better than the devil you don't.

    Sorry for the rant, but this thread hit a nerve.

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  2. Chris in Maryland10:01 PM

    What a horrible fate has befallen the Christians of the Middle East, because of the ignorance and flimsy rationale for democratizing the Moslem world. Democracy works in a culture that believes that God is a loving father and we are His children. It will never work in a culture that believes that God is merely the master, and men are his slaves. No wonder that the recent poll in Egypt showed that >80% of Egyptians believe that any Christian convert from Islam should be put to death.

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