Time now to eradicate hate

Murder of polio volunteers shows need for worldwide campaign

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Americans know full well the depth of venom in the souls of radical Muslims. But here’s a new low.

Radical Muslims have been killing volunteers who have been going door to door to immunize Pakistan’s children against the polio virus.

Just before Christmas, the United Nations was forced to suspend the polio eradication program there, after a ninth volunteer died from an attack. Pakistan has since quietly resumed limited vaccinations – sadly enough, under armed protection.

Five of the nine killed were women – a fact that was no doubt of extra gratification to the female-loathing wretches.

This, then, is the lowest form of life – those who would murder, in cold blood, someone who was struggling at great personal sacrifice to save someone else’s children from the ravages of a paralyzing disease. This is the same sort of reprobate that flies a packed airliner into a crowded office building.

Why should you care about the polio murders? Two reasons.

First, if polio is allowed to remain anywhere on Earth, it’s a threat to the planet as a whole. That can’t be allowed to happen if we can avoid it. And Pakistan leads the world in new cases.

And second, the killing of
angels anywhere should be cause for concern everywhere.

If the world does nothing else in the year to come, may it
finally unite to eradicate not just polio, but the kind of vile, malignant hatred being passed down in so many misbegotten hearts.

It is fairly certain, sad to say, that if we mobilized volunteers to go door to door to immunize children against odious hatred, they, too, would be subject to slaughter. But as much as anything, humanity’s task in 2013 must be to start the hate-eradication process in earnest.

Those whose bile runs as deep as to strike down the angels in their midst must be stopped – and new generations of them cannot be allowed to rise up. Children cannot be suckled at the breast of xenophobia, racism, sexism and the abject hatred of other religions. The world’s young cannot continue to be indoctrinated into the school of mass malice.

The United Nations would do well to make the eradication of hatred its singular, undying focus. It should not abide member states whose schoolchildren are taught to hate. It can no longer provide a safe haven to those nation-states that provide safe havens for hate and war.

The world must commit to ending hatred and the killing of innocents.

If only there were a vaccine for it. Alas, turning the hearts of men will be even more difficult than eradicating a virus.

Isn’t it time we focused on it?

Remember the angels of Pakistan. Perhaps we should dedicate 2013 to them.

We talk of guardian angels, particularly at this time of year. We often pray to the angels for protection. Now it’s time for us to protect them.

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Dill
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Dill 01/05/13 - 05:22 am
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On the other hand...

"Children cannot be suckled at the breast of xenophobia, racism, sexism and the abject hatred of other religions"

But apparently it's okay to let them munch at the tit of homophobia, allodoxaphobia, and denial.

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omnomnom 01/05/13 - 11:28 am
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shrimp for breakfast 01/05/13 - 07:06 am
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I have an answer

Declare Jhaid against radical muslims and eradicate them.

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myfather15 01/05/13 - 07:51 am
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@Dill

It doesn't appear anyone has allodoxaphobia, except perhaps you. Seems you have it towards this article. What are you upset about? Are you mad because the majority of American's don't accept gay marriage as the "Norm"? So, if we are peaceful towards homosexuals and treat them with the utmost respect, but we stand against gay marriage I bet you would still consider us homophobic, wouldn't you? You're anger is very clear in your short comment. Even attempting to equate homophobia to the killing and murder of people trying to help children is vile. You should have saved that comment for the next article about gay marriage, it's inappropriate on this one. Or am I just showing fear of your opinion?

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Jane18 01/05/13 - 08:31 am
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Dill's Ranting

How do you connect murdered people helping children and your comment?

freeradical
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freeradical 01/05/13 - 09:01 am
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Actually they are not "

Actually they are not " radical " at all.

The koran calls for followers to commit cowardly violence in

present tense terms .

Orders is orders .

soapy_725
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soapy_725 01/05/13 - 10:00 am
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ACES is behind on history, again
Unpublished

this was present in Vietnam and Korea. Not just with medical aid to children. Ever consider that we are in a "sovereign country" without an invite teaching and displaying values not accepted by the citizens. So they are not Christian or Democratic? Do they have no human rights?

Global intervention and regime change for the sake of "global banking and wealth stabilization". War and killing to protect assets. Oil does effect the prices on a global basis.

Government propaganda that can "spin" either way to get John Q Public ready to shed blood in a foreign land.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 01/05/13 - 10:07 am
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Queen Victoria sent Christian missionaries
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into Muslim countries knowing they would be killed to justify war. Wars in Africa that would see De Beer's holding ninety percent of the diamonds in the world. Wars that would see Great Britain in control of the Black Continent, its gold and all of it other resources.

We have become the Great Britain of the post WWII era. The sun never sets on America military forces. Remember, Britannia, Britannia rules the world. Who conquered and divided Africa and the Middle East?

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SteveSwimmer 01/05/13 - 10:07 am
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Hate, hate, hate; all we need is “hate.”

Aristotle taught the Jews’ Abraham was originally India’s Brahma.

A quick study proves many similarities making the Aristotle teaching quite plausible. From there people divided into the other Abraham religions through standard human power struggles all utilizing hate of the “other” group as a power source.

Today only slivers of difference separate Christian, Jewish and Muslim fundamentalist; yet, each is willing to kill for the sake of minutia within their own beliefs. What mammoth egos! I mean, so sure you are right you are willing to kill a fellow human being over a faith based belief system.

It is easy to denigrate or “insult” the ugly Muslim stuff, after all just look how ugly many Muslims make themselves out to be; all the while presenting themselves as “holier than thou.”

Much the same for Christians. Ask the people who lived here before our Great Nation was so great; the people we today like to call “indigenous,” the people who suffered the brunt of Christian hate.

Back then they were “savage” Indians, the hate group of the era. Many of them rubbed out forever via Small Pox impregnated blankets issued by fine upstanding Christian Clergy who openly preached: Small Pox was God’s way to rid the Land of the Savage.

Just like the modern day Christian hate crowd says about AIDS and the homosexual community.

The big factors classifying indigenous people as “Savages” were religious and philosophical differences with Christianity. Not only did the “Savages” have no use for Jesus; “Savages” saw life through different eyes. By notable example, the hated “Savages,” saw homosexuality as “Two Spirits.”

The “Savage” Indian thinking being: these human beings are endowed with special abilities to see life through the eyes of both male and female “spirit.”

Thus, homosexual “spirits” were to be treated with extreme respect. Well, it does not take a degree from a right wing Christian college to know the Clergy would not accept such, no matter how correct the Indian way was over Christian religious belief.

Jews learned early: Hate groups are natural social cohesion factors and Christian clergy, exactly like Muslim clergy, have played on the theme regularly to keep their flock in line. The “gay hate” thing is simply another of the clergy’s control tools.

Unfortunately, the flock sometimes gets too excited and runs amuck like enraged Muslims of today or yesteryear’s infamous Crusading Christian Tafurs who slaughtered every living human in Constantinople and Jerusalem, cannibalized their Muslim victims and especially loved eating the tender babies.

But, even though they slaughtered any Jew they could catch along the way, the bodies of the Jews were considered too dirty to eat and were left to rot.

On the other hand, my Catholic acquaintance, who glorifies the Crusades, even though the Catholic rendition of the Crusades is biased to the point of total disbelief, insists the Tafurs themselves spread the "rumor" of cannibalism to scare their enemies into running away.

I guess if you can believe in a talking snake you can believe the Tafurs were fine upstanding good Christian folks.

Of course, we are all aware the Catholic psy-ops team does what it can to cover up today’s Church atrocities; surely, they did the same back then for the Crusaders.

Jesus taught us Heaven is really small, so I can only imagine the silver slippers being quite tiny and the streets of gold pretty narrow. Thus, if you are going to die a Christian, get ready to rub elbows with the likes of Tafurs, preachers who murdered Indians, this latest bunch of gay haters and on and on.

I mean, basking in the Glory of God, sounds real swell; but, what about all the surrounding hate?

Muslim, Christian or Jew: If Brahma only knew, surely he would have controlled his philosophy rather than let all of this warped religious evolution plague humanity.

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harley_52 01/05/13 - 10:51 am
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"The world must commit to ending hatred....

....The world must commit to ending hatred and the killing of innocents.

If only there were a vaccine for it. Alas, turning the hearts of men will be even more difficult than eradicating a virus.

Isn’t it time we focused on it?"

Good luck with that.

This Editorial sounds like one that could have been written by a college sophomore. Well intentioned for sure, but blindly idealistic and laughably naive.

You cannot eliminate hate from the world. You can eliminate hate from your own heart, so influence a relative few, and learn to live with the rest of the world.

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itsanotherday1 01/05/13 - 11:00 am
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SteveS

I've often lamented about the tens of millions of people killed over religion. I don't know what has killed more, religious fanaticism, or lust for power and riches.

harley_52
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harley_52 01/05/13 - 11:20 am
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" I don't know what has killed more...

.... religious fanaticism, or lust for power and riches."

They can be neither separated, nor isolated, in making that determination. They are almost always partners in the crime.

Evil (or misguided) leaders use religion to whip the masses into a frenzy so they will attack, kill, and conquer the enemies identified by their leaders who gain power and riches through the exploitation of the conquered.

Off the top of my head, I can think of only one nation in history who fought wars for noble versus power/materialistic purposes. The U.S.A..

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 01/05/13 - 11:23 am
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"Off the top of my head, I

"Off the top of my head, I can think of only one nation in history who fought wars for noble versus power/materialistic purposes. The U.S.A.."

But, we've still fought too many for less than altruistic reasons.

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harley_52 01/05/13 - 12:01 pm
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"But, we've still fought too many....

....for less than altruistic reasons."

Depends who you believe and why they're taking the positions they take. In other words, there are different versions of history available. It's up to the observer to determine which version is true.

Let me ask you this.....which nations has the USA conquered and enslaved? Over which conquered territories have we staked our flag and taken over as rulers?

We don't fight wars to enslave people, we fight to FREE people from oppression. We fight to protect ourselves and our citizenry. We rebuild conquered nations, not plunder them. I know, I know, you can find versions of history, written by liberals, that slant things to make us look evil and "greedy," but Germans and Japanese folks seem to have done quite well after we conquered them.

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Riverman1 01/05/13 - 12:05 pm
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Think I'd Pick a Different Region to Help

When I retire and after a week of binge drinking or something decide to right myself with the world and go on a humanitarian mission, I think I'll pick somewhere in South America and NOT the mideast.

JohnRandolphHardisonCain
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JohnRandolphHardisonCain 01/05/13 - 12:32 pm
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The Augusta Chronicle

The Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff omits the fact that U.S. intelligence services used a fake polio immunization program as cover in order to confirm that Osama bin Laden was in residence there. They did this by getting saliva swabs from the children in the suspect compound. This illegal subterfuge kicked off Taliban attacks on workers in legitimate polio eradication programs. "Oh What a Tangled Web We Weave When First We Practice to Deceive ...".

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scoopdedoop64 01/05/13 - 01:44 pm
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Jesus

I can't help but think of Jesus as I read the article. The same thing happened to Him. He came to do good and for that was crucified. The lesson is clear. For those who would seek to do good it may cost them their life. We live in a wicked world full of sin. But that doesn't mean we should stop doing good. The Bible says that there is no greater love than a man lay down his life for his friend. Jesus did that for us to take away our sin and we need to be willing to lay our lives down for one another or we shall be consumed by hate as those radical muslims are.

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dichotomy 01/05/13 - 04:05 pm
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JRHC....."This illegal

JRHC....."This illegal subterfuge kicked off Taliban attacks on workers in legitimate polio eradication programs"

Not quite JRHC. It was a good plan and worked flawlessly until the members of the stupid Obama administration ran their treasonous mouths and outed the good Dr. and told them how we did it by bragging and spiking the football in the press. Until then they did not have a clue.

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rebellious 01/05/13 - 05:09 pm
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Hate

I beleive there is a place in society for hate. Hate motivates men to action. Hate deals out a swift and effective justice when properly channeled.

Hate should be reserved for:
Pedophiles
Mass murderers
Those who abuse children and spouses
Those who would kill over 3000 innocent people in a single day
Those who would take a families fortune from them

Yep, hate has a place in any society. Today's problem is we want to "understand" every nut case there is. We want to analize why he abused, raped, murdered, etc... We want to hate the sin but love the sinner.

I say Bullbutter.

The point is, ladies and gentleman, that hate -- for lack of a better word -- is good.

Hate is right.

Hate works.

Hate clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the defense of the innocent spirit.

Hate, in all of its forms -- Hate for the taking of life, for stealing of money, for abuse of love, withholding of knowledge -- has marked the upward surge of mankind.

And hate -- you mark my words -- will save that malfunctioning corporation called the USA.

Apologies to Gordon Gecco

JohnRandolphHardisonCain
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JohnRandolphHardisonCain 01/05/13 - 08:48 pm
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The 11 year 3 month long U.S.

The 11 year 3 month long U.S. occupation of Afghanistan, the surge of an additional 46,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan in 2009, and the U.S. war on terror including drone strikes in Pakistan and a fake polio vaccination campaign have only "succeeded" in polarizing and destabilizing neighboring Pakistan. You're doing a heck of a job, Uncle Sam! The proof is in the pudding. Long time and high respected defense analyst, Franklin "Chuck" Spinney, says the war in Afghanistan is turning into "an all-fronts disaster for the United States". This includes the war on terror in Pakistan no matter how much invective war proponents heap on Al Qaeda, the Taliban, or associated "extremist" Muslims. Until Uncle Sam gets the bolder out of his eye, which includes mass killings, damning others for their atrocities might make some Americans feel better, but it won't change the fundamentals in this long lost war one iota. If the U.S. didn't have a hand in this violence, Americans might have the moral high ground, but the U.S. does play a large part in ongoing violence, and Americans don't have a moral leg to stand on.

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myfather15 01/05/13 - 10:17 pm
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Just more idiotic rhetoric!!

Just more idiotic rhetoric!!

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KSL 01/05/13 - 10:49 pm
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Some have the luxury of

Some have the luxury of never having to grow up.

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Willow Bailey 01/06/13 - 12:27 am
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Let's go for the possible and

Let's go for the possible and leave the impossible to God.

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