Jul 2006
West Bank

Why do you hate all Muslims so much?

Mr. President,
Why does America hate Muslims so much? This question is being asked around the world.. Why are they allowing innocent Lebanese men women and children to die at the hands of an overzealous Israeli military? The few deaths on the Israeli side are not getting nearly the press around the world except on Fox.

Every day the volume and intensity of the Arab voices around the world is increasing to a crescendo. The world has grown callous to the Israeli atrocities occurring throughout the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, but the recent bombing and systematic destruction of Lebanese society, the wanton bombing of sewage plants, electrical and water systems are clear violations of the Geneva Convention. Israel's sophisticated weapons, which America provides allowed them to hit Lebanese untilities such as water sewage and electrical systeems have been purposely hit. Today I heard an Israeli general describe the up-coming occupation of Lebanon as a more of a "blitzkrieg" attack. Was this a freudian slip?

The Times just reported, "The decision to quickly ship the
weapons to Israel was made with relatively little debate within the Bush administration, the officials said. Its disclosure threatens to anger Arab governments and others because of the appearance that the United States is actively aiding the Israeli bombing campaign which is comparable to Iran’s arming and resupplying of Hezbollah."

You allowed Gonzalez and Rumsfield to set a wonderful example of how the so-called gold-standard of democracies in the world treat their prisoners. Abu Gharib Guantanimo Haditha and our extraordinary rendition policy are just a few examples of today's American-style democracy. The world has also seen less obvious aspects as well such as the jailing of reporters, the suspension of habeas corpus, the captivity of American citizens for years without access to legal representation, the racist culture, the corruption of our lawmakers, the lack of concern for the poor as shown with the Katrina disaster and unavailability of health insurance to cover even the basic health care needs.

demonstrations were held in Arab-speaking nations like Iran, Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Jordan Yemen and even Iraq. Scores of demonstrations around the world also happened in non-Arab nations such as Germany and France.

  • The diplomatic faux pas are adding up and they are cumulative.
  • You refused to ask for a cease fire.
  • Your refused to condemn Israel and did the opposite, you are even using the same talking points as Israel.
  • America was the only UN member to block resolution to halt military offensive in the Gaza Strip
  • The U.S. did not send anyone into the area to attempt to stop the violence. You are purposely dragging your feet by kidding yourself that Israel will kill off Hezbollah.
  • You actually said that Israel's bombing is necessary for peace! Sounds like you don't care if Israel bombs the whole country back to the 14th century.
  • The U.S professes to support the fledgling democracy in Lebanon on one hand but not enough to tell Israel to call off or pause the bombing.

Israel invaded two countries with democratically-elected governments and yet we do nothing to intervene. Hamas and Hezbollah's kidnapping of Israeli soldiers, both provoked some type of reaction from Israel, but they went way overboard, and it will haunt both America and Israel for many years to come.

All in all today's fire storm in the Mideast gives your line about democracies not attacking each other, just more bullshit.

What did you tell Putin recently at the G8
"I talked about my desire to promote institutional change in parts of the world, like Iraq where there's a free press and free religion, and I told him that many people in our country would hope that Russia would do the same," Bush said.
To which Putin responded: "We certainly would not want to have the same kind of democracy that they have in Iraq, quite honestly."

Your administration has given democracy such a bad name. It is the aids-black death, and anthrax of governments all rolled up into one package.

Instead of promoting democracy you have done just the opposite. And you have put those few Arab countries that still talk to us, in peril.

This is going to end badly for America and Israel. Americans can't keep ignoring the level of anger, your neo cons and the insane support for Israel have caused.

Sending Condi to the area is a useless gesture since she is only taking to one side. What is this high school? " We can't talk to Iran, Lebanon and Syria because they hate you." This is called statesmanship it is hard and it means dealing with all kinds of people not just the ones who agree with us. If we had this group around when Russia was sending missiles to Cuba, we would all have been radioactive dust.

From: comments@whitehouse.gov
Date: July 22, 2006 2:49:58 PM CDT
To: guzmatom@mac.com

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