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Does the uprising against US consulates indicate a seething tide of resentment of US foreign policy?


One dreadful film and an international wave of violence against US consulates and embassies. Horrific despicable murders, burning buildings, a gigantic upsurge of anger. And all because of a backward hateful offensive film? Really? I put it to you that the film was only a catalyst and that the wave of uprising was in actual fact retaliation for a decade of US wars, imperialism , drone strikes, savage butchery of one million Iraq's, the occupation of Afghanistan, the plundering of oil wealth, the installation of puppet presidents and international disregard for the rule of law..?

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Bill Russo (Billrrrr) says

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    Real Life Stories (Joe Cook) 4 years ago

    Gladly. So long as you'll let me speak "horribly".


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Linda Crist (lrc7815) says

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    Steve (steveso) 4 years ago

    We have to realize that the people who are rioting and burning are just a small minority of violent radicals who are more intent on bringing their own governments down then they are against the US. They don't want democracy.

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    tinamariemiller 4 years ago

    Wasn't this little video made by an Egyptian? Maybe in California, but by an Egyptian? Hello?


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    Laura Tykarski (LauraD093) 4 years ago

    Wow this question has generated some great comments. I don't believe the attack on the consulate increased any animosity that wasn't already present . Chuck Bluestein may have a point advocating Jill Stein. Although that happening is slim to none.


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  • Old Empresario 4 years ago

    1) I mostly agree

    2) I agree 100%

    3) I disagree

    Stop giving them money and stop interfering in their political affairs and they will stop attacking us--I promise they will stop.

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    NicholasA 4 years ago

    The U.S. should mind it's own business. Would our Govt sit by and watch if another country came in here and tried to fix things?


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John W Townsend (PAPA-BEAR) says

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    Larry Wade Price (larryprice5372) 4 years ago

    This country has over 300 million inhabitants. If one of us misbehaves, is it even rational to kill our consolate members? I think not, redical islam shows it's very ugly face here. Their's is a religion that is absolutist and tolerates nothing.


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