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Iraqui Man Attempts To Assasinate Bush...

  1. Miranda Rights profile image55
    Miranda Rightsposted 8 years ago

    With his shoes....

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp … 9#28223089

    Nice security the President has...

  2. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
    VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 8 years ago

    I dont think throwing shoes is an assassination attempt.  It may be taken as a mark of anger against Mr.Bush.  It is not also the fault of Presidential security.  How can they expect a man standing before the President suddenly attack him?.  Practical possibilities should be analysed.   
    But it is not nice to disrespect a President that too by a pressman.  Iraqis have to learn more.
    Mr.Bush need not have gone that far in Iraq... removing Saddam Hussain....  bring down his statue...   arrange for the hanging of Saddam Hussain.... continued occupation of that country even after his plans were completed.....  He should have come out after arranging a puppet government with assurances of oil supply.  No country will tolerate meddling in local governance by another country.
    A larger country, Bangladesh was created by India in 1971, after a bloody war with Pakistan.. And Indian troops were withdrawn leaving their own government to function freely. Why not America come out of Iraq?

  3. knolyourself profile image61
    knolyourselfposted 8 years ago

    "Why not America come out of Iraq?" Because they wanted the oil, and they wanted a forward military base in which to control the middle east, Iran, parts of asia.

    1. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
      VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Mr.Knol, Asia comprises more than 60% of humanity.  Everyone can dream to control part or parts of it... until Asia wakes up from its slumber.  They need not bother about oil.. because oil is for selling only.  If you stop buying oil, the whole of west Asia will starve.  Why not try that instead?  Regarding military base, you can establish it only with the help of a neighbouring country.  Each country competes among themselves in helping America to set foot in West Asia.

  4. Make  Money profile image68
    Make Moneyposted 8 years ago

    A little high and to the left. smile

    1. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
      VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Nothing high and nothing left. 
      Oil buying is my wishful thinking only. Others are correct.
      More than 100 years ago, a small Japan defeated and destroyed the mighty Russian navy in the Tsushima Straights. (28-5-1905)  Most of Asia were colonies at that time.. If it happened then, why not now?

      1. Nickny79 profile image73
        Nickny79posted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Did they sent that reporter to Guatanamo yet?  Nothing would make me happier than to hear that he got waterboarded.

  5. Rochelle Frank profile image87
    Rochelle Frankposted 8 years ago

    I admire President's Bush's agility and presence of mind. It was another good duck.

    1. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
      VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Good duck or good luck?  Everyone will have that presence of mind. 

      Here, in my country, a great leader was once thrown chappals. He took it with him and raised the same slogans which brought the first chappal.  The second chappal immediately came to him.  He took it also and said "a pair of chappals free"!

      Throwing chappals or shoes on great leaders will not bring disrepute to the leaders.... will only enlighten the emptiness of the perpetrators.  This Bush episode has brought down the reputation of Iraqis to their lowest level.... No other way to exhibit anger? Black flag... black dress... "go back" cards... etc.

      1. ngureco profile image87
        ngurecoposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Americans I am ashamed of you.

        Throwing shoes to President Bush is very different from throwing shoes to Mr. Bush. Throwing shoes to President Bush is throwing shoes to all Americans.

        All Americans should all get out and condemn such acts of cowardice that only portray a very low degree of civilization.

        1. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
          VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          Americans need not be ashamed for an act of cowardice by a mentally deranged person. That may have satisfied him instantly and some may have patted him. But soon, he is said to have paid the price for that act. 

          An advice for Iraqis: Let your mind act;  let not your hand act.  Americans have sent their military to Iraq... mind that.  That should not be replied by throwing chappals at a President.

          These all started when your President Saddam Hussain invaded Kuwait in 1990. Repent all your sins....  ask for fogiveness from Kuwait.... and befriend them.  Also befriend Iran.  Then America will have no business in that region.

        2. CorruptionAmerica profile image71
          CorruptionAmericaposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          The only reason he brought the iraqis to their 'lowest level' is because he missed.

  6. knolyourself profile image61
    knolyourselfposted 8 years ago

    "Did they sent that reporter to Guatanamo yet?  Nothing would make me happier than to hear that he got waterboarded." Am going to make a leap here and assume you approve of war crimes in general and Bush war crime in particuar.

  7. akeejaho profile image60
    akeejahoposted 8 years ago

    Personally, I feel the reporter was a shoeicidal maniac.

  8. topstuff profile image60
    topstuffposted 8 years ago

    Doesn't he deserve No. 10 shoes.He's bad for the US,worse for Iraq.
    Lame duck

  9. profile image0
    Zarm Nefilinposted 8 years ago

    We can all throw shoes at Bush:

    www.sockandawe.com

    It's a fun game!

    1. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
      VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Yes.. we can... We can all throw shoes alongwith our decency at Bush or others.

  10. knolyourself profile image61
    knolyourselfposted 8 years ago

    Decency deserves as decency does.

    1. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
      VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      That is why Iraqis suffer at the hands of American troops.

  11. Miranda Rights profile image55
    Miranda Rightsposted 8 years ago

    Well the guy got pretty badly beaten for his troubles, though he appears to have avoided Guantanamo for the moment... Way to turn a possible positive experience (ie, slap the guy on the wrist and have a good laugh about how awesome democracy is), into yet another 'oh look, they're cruel animals' story for the world to dissaprove of... when WILL these people get it?

  12. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
    VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 8 years ago

    In Chennai, South India, a 22 year old man threw his chappal at the American Consulate opp. Gemini circle facing Anna flyover. His name is Abdul Rahman, said to be drunk at that time (nearing midnight of 20-21, Dec.2008.) Before hurling his next chappal, police began to chase him and it landed near St.George Cathedral, next to American consulate.

    Such ugly behaviour does not find place in Indian society.  Such things are condemnable by all Indians.  Muslim youth are misled.

    1. dingdong profile image60
      dingdongposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Oh well, I didn't know the news. Thanks for sharing smile

  13. knolyourself profile image61
    knolyourselfposted 8 years ago

    Millions of americans applaud the shoe thrower. What is it - near one million Iraqis dead. Some Justice. Shoemanfoo.

    1. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
      VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      No. No one in a civilised society will applaud or approve shoe throwing that too on a president.
      It is ridiculous to say Americans did it.   

      Iraqis dead... it was due to the misadventures of Iraqi rulers....  for using chemical weapons on Kurdish people.... for capturing Kuwait... for attacking Israel unnecessarily in 1991...  for oppressing and suppressing their own people.  Past should not be forgotten.

  14. knolyourself profile image61
    knolyourselfposted 8 years ago

    Saddam was a cia agent. For attacking Iran at the US behest - the Iran Iraq war. How many killed in that one. What a million again. The war lasted about 8 years and for about 8 years the US press, without a single exception claimed it was Iran that attacked Iraq instead of the truth - the other way around. The very minute the war was over suddenly they started to get their facts straight. It's all manipulated my friend.

    1. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
      VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Manipulators are reaping their own seedlings.

      But why so much separation between Muslim nations?  After so much fighting, you say "we are all muslims".  In the Muslim world itself, there are Arabs, Islamic, .   Pakistan, Iran and Afganistan do not find place in the Arab band.  Why this contradiction? 

      By separating yourself, you give place to outsiders.... and let manipulators in.   
      If they are wise enough to manipulate,  you should be wise enough to be vigilant.

      One more important thing.. Muslim world will keep boiling until the respective governments engage in the welfare of their own people, their education, their health, etc.  Without giving proper education to their people, they arouse them against neighbouring countries and cause mass killings. 

      Their men in uniform consume all the government revenue and deny people their basic needs.  The military should be confined to barracks only.  What business have they got with public?

  15. pylos26 profile image77
    pylos26posted 8 years ago

    ngureco wrote:
    Americans I am ashamed of you.

    The fact is most Americans are ashamed of "W" (bush)...

    1. ngureco profile image87
      ngurecoposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      If most Americans are ashamed of "W" (bush), then they are very wrong.

      The fact is the shoes were by extension thrown to they them the most Americans.

      Throwing shoes to President Bush is not the same as throwing shoes to Mr. Bush.

      Throwing shoes to President Bush is throwing shoes to all Americans.

      I am just wondering what was the reaction of His Excellency President-elect Barack Hussein Obama to throwing of shoes to President Bush?

      1. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
        VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Throwing shows to President Bush is throwing shoes to all Americans.... I think Obama is a pure American by word and sense.. that is why Americans chose him.   By adding "Hussein", you may console yourself.  But he is American....  By your own statement, the shoes were meant to Mr.Obama also.   He will certainly reply to it when time comes.

        I am pained to read "ashamed of "W" (bush)"  and "His Excellency President-elect Barack Hussein Obama".  Do you think Americans will fail to understand all these?  You try to drive a wedge between Obama and Americans.  He can be President as long as he carries and honour American sentiments.... as in every democracy.

        1. ngureco profile image87
          ngurecoposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          We gave Obama the job and we want to hear his reaction now to such serious issue.

 
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