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The Freedom Granted to Hikers.....

  1. ahorseback profile image48
    ahorsebackposted 5 years ago

    Ok, So I'm an old fart , but I am sick of hearing about the two hikers being negotiated for , who "found" themselves prisoners for to years in Iran!  I should consider this an ahha! moment ! I know ! So I have learned this : If you go hiking in a country that hates the whole western world YOU  deserve everything they can throw at you. As far as I'm concerned our media  and government shouldn't have spent a dime to get these two morons back. Just saying....

  2. thisisoli profile image54
    thisisoliposted 5 years ago

    A bit extreme, but I have to admit that many people are naive as to how dangerous some places can be.

    1. ahorseback profile image48
      ahorsebackposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I wonder if Naive is the word.  Perhaps ignorance is more likely the discription,  dont get me wrong I'm all for human rights , but dont temp the devil and laugh in the face of the dragons and then expect the media to make out that you are an innocent!

      1. thisisoli profile image54
        thisisoliposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I think naive is more accurate than ignorance because it is easy to expect teh world to be a fairytale safe place when you are travelling. 

        The first mugging is usually the worst when you are on the road, but it definitely teaches you a lot.

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    jami l. pereiraposted 5 years ago

    What was that old expression? ...ummm let me see... STUPID IS AS STUPID DOES? LOL Just sayin' Lol. I think your right , if you put yourself in a position or a place ..lets say like an un free arrested undeveloped emotionally and physically  country , umm... youre an idiot and you put yourself there so deal with it! .. i dont think they were the brightest crayons in the box ...sometimes when one of my kids does something wacky ... i tell people ummm... yea and point ~~~~~~~~~~~~>Thats my "SMART" ONE of course lovingly lauguhing at the same time , but they know what i meant ..lol I wonder which one of them WAS the smart one in that case , i wonder if they'll go back and do it again ? lol can you imagine being in that dirty nasty horrid part of a country and being called a "spy? OMG! who would even want to know what those people do? i mean come on ! really? did you see awhile back how they supposedly killed Osama Bin laden? they showed the house they were in and it was called a "palace"? DIRTY ,NASTY,FILTHY ,DISGUSTING just to name a few words that come to mind!! Crap! people over there (some)dont have a clue . sad but true and some people are just too dumb to even see it!!

    1. ahorseback profile image48
      ahorsebackposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Jami , I have long ago decided that people in the middle east  dont even want peace, prosperity , and the freedom of choices.  They are tribal , sectarian , sedicious. Once an old man told me along time ago that some civilizations of culture have to wake up in the morning and slam there fingers in a door just to make themselves think in  evil ways. Iran , afghanistan , these people are all like that. ....:-}

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    recommend1posted 5 years ago

    Post grads from the uni that feeds people into the CIA, accidentally strolling a border in a war zone - pleeeeeeease !

    1. ahorseback profile image48
      ahorsebackposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Sooo ,they are spies? No  Even stupid spies don't wander around like morons.

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        recommend1posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        My experience is that yes they do - they call it undercover.

  5. psycheskinner profile image80
    psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago

    Well, I still think a country is obliged to rescue dumb young citizens who weren't actually doing anything malicious.

    1. ahorseback profile image48
      ahorsebackposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      And for what , to come home and bash thier own countries freedoms ?.....I say leave them. Dont forget , you and I paid for Iran to release these dopes.

      1. psycheskinner profile image80
        psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        It is not "for" anything.  It is because citizenship is a meaningful thing and you don't lose it due to common foibles like being an idiot.

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    jami l. pereiraposted 5 years ago

    I think when the morons got back to America , the should have bee n imprisoned , for treason against American tax payers , or they should have been left there , Just because you find away to express your freedom by visiting other countries DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU ARE WELCOME THERE!! they should have been lefdt there to rot , just one more piece of political means to spend tax payers money ! , its a damn shame. and totally sickening... if they had enough money to travel there , they shouldve had enough money to get back , on their own , and if not , they shouldve stayed there !

 
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