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Re: [OT] The record industry, RIAA and US law

On Wed, 09 May 2007 16:25:34 +0200
Johannes Wiedersich <johannes@physik.blm.tu-muenchen.de> wrote:

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> Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> > On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 11:39:06PM +0200, Joe Hart wrote:
> >> That type of law is one reason.  Iraq and general foreign policy is another.
> >>
> > See, I thought the main reason that many Europeans were opposed to US
> > involvement in Iraq was because they were illegally profiting in Iraq in
> > violation of the UN sanctions.
> Maybe it's true that you thought that, but besides that your statement
> is plainly wrong. Most Europeans *are* opposed to the US involvement in
> Iraq, because it is neither right legally nor morally. Their number is

Because they think it is neither right legally (which authoritative
body has said so?) nor morally (needless to say, many of us disagree).

> increasing, because the mission failed and fails besides throwing Saddam
> out of office.
> The whole mission is a textbook example of how it probably is impossible
> to bring about democracy, peace and freedom by application of force.

Impossible? Where were Germany and Japan before and after WWII?

> I know only one country that claims to be the leader of the free world
> and at the same time goes about kidnapping people in other countries,
> detaining them for years in violation to the letter and the spirit of
> the charter of the united nations, in the course breaking just about any
> nation's law, including their own. So much about the US and violations
> and the UN.
> Johannes

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