Sunday, February 22, 2009

My country - disliked and disrespected


A group of Muslim women protest the visit of U.S State Secretary Hillary Clinton in Jakarta February 19, 2009. Clinton visit to Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country, highlights U.S. President Barack Obama's desire to forge a better U.S. relationship with the Muslim world, where many of the policies of former president George W. Bush's administration, including the 2003 U.S.-led invation of Iraq, were deeply unpo


Well, my title is not totally accurate - the Canadians seemed to love Obama. A friend of mine from Ontario emailed me to point out how much Obama's policies resemble bush's - however, he also points out that Canada has a real assh*le for Prime Minister right now. But I kept this photo because it really does show how much other people in the world do not like us at all. They just want to be left alone, not bombed or 'improved' by US intervention.

Also, we just cannot afford to keep doing these military interventions. Ramping up in Afghanistan is a huge mistake.


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