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destroying idols

2003-03-21 20:50:32.331966+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Fox news reports:

U.S. Marines hauled down giant street portraits of Saddam Hussein in a screeching pop of metal and bolts Friday, telling nervous residents of this southern Iraqi town that "Saddam is done."

Except that these images were much newer, isn't this kinda the same thing that the Taliban did to those statues in Afghanistan?

(Note to the humor impaired: I'm not serious. Mostly.)

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#Comment made: 2003-03-24 14:54:10.36339+00 by: ziffle

the humor is so dry as to have lost any humor. its not really funny Dan...

#Comment made: 2003-03-28 13:23:12.78927+00 by: kohenw

in fact it is based on exactly the same principle. The US will implement a relgion which they call "democracy" and therefore they destroy the symbols of the old "religion" which was not "democracy" but "personal leadership of Saddam" which they once implemented on the population as well.

Its allways the same kind of ceremony