Fuck Off Out of My Country

Yesterday: Well, Bush, McCain, Obama: it’s all the same to me. US ground troops landed a helicopter on Pakistani soil, got out, shot a bunch of villagers “indiscriminately” says Dawn, got back into their helicopter and fucked off. (Edit: yesterday it said “indiscriminately” and today I can’t find the source in Dawn.)

The bit in scare quotes are the bit I’m scared of. And the bit that’s disputed. Along with ground troops actually coming in. I googled the story and most US sources or international media are reporting it as if it was definitely Al-Qaeda that was hit. What we have is that 20 people died, most of them women and children. Someone got back from one of the agencies recently, which is what those parts of the northwest are called, like Waziristan. He was corroborating other stories. That the local “Taliban” are just thugs for hire and always have been. And that the locals, from the community, are now putting together militias of their own to fight the thugs and keep them off their land.

Today: The US is claiming it was soldiers that died and there was no ground attack. And it was all coordinated with the Pakistanis. Look here. And at the longer AP report.

Obama, McCain, Bush. They’d all go looking for bin Laden in Pakistan, unilaterally, without worrying about fucking with Pakistani sovereignty or killing innocent Pakistanis just living their lives between one set of bullies and another.

Talk about Black Flag Days. When Zardari is elected president tomorrow, vile stain of a man that he is, find me a ray of fucking sunshine then.

Stumble it!

3 comments ↓

#1 Jill on 09.05.08 at 6:18 pm

Well, we all know “where the sun don’t shine,” so if you’re having trouble finding those warm rays, perhaps Pakistan has finally completely and totally settled up an ass. Perhaps the big fat ass of the US, sitting on it nice and blindly? We’re good at that.

“Duh, is this seat taken?”

#2 Uzair on 09.11.08 at 3:18 am

English swearwords can’t do this justice.

#3 Uzair on 09.12.08 at 7:57 am

Really worth reading: http://www.counterpunch.com/leupp09062008.html

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