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War Protestation Standards by avary War Protestation Standards by avary
Debate time! A lot of people [where] protesting an hypothetical US war against Iraq and maybe rightly so. (Time will tell, remember Chamberlain's 1938 "Peace in our times" declaration?).

But since all wars are bad, evil, and immoral I'm still waiting for people to protest the french invasion of Ivory Coast (why are they invading this small country anyway? Is it to gain a monopoly on cocoa, or to exact revenge for their World Cup defeat? Beats me.).

I think I have an explanation and I don't like it. Maybe people will show me that I'm wrong and start protesting France. And they will also remember to protest Russia, China, Zimbabwe and Burundi while they're at it.

Ma participation ą un projet du groupe ~francophones Et voilą!
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F4Uflyer Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
Beacuse no one gives a crap about France and Ivory Coast, and it's easier to protest against a nation that's big
Kilasm Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Invasion of Ivory Coast? France had respect its protection agreement signed with the Ivory Coast, in case of foreign attack and / or rebels. The Ivory Coast has not been invaded by French army.
MrLovelessss Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
That's bad but funny 
HollywoodMarine2171 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012
Too true, unfortunately...
Beliaranzo Featured By Owner May 10, 2010
Oho! I learn something new every day!
Harris2300 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2008
Let's see here for a moment, shall we? Be it England, Spain, France, or Portugal, Europeans have always taken great pride in their colonial past even if all the colonies did was kill the locals through direct attack or disease. There was one documentary made by a European that was sharply critical of colonialism but the person who produced it got chewed up pretty bad by pro-empire critics.
But hey, what's an empire without torture and misery for the locals? What's a government without lies and corporate ties?
It's like an army without solders. It's like a gun with no ammo. . . It's like a world without empires.
blambajzm111 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2007
thats F#$#@ing true i saw a freaking sick video of British soldiers beating the crap out of civilians and it sounded like the dude with the camera was jacking of to it!!!!![link]
halohat Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2007
french army, haha what army. we have the French to thank for Veitnam too. dont get me wrong, french people are normal amazing human beings, but the government...... i dont like so much. nice peice, i love your style.
Orkideh84 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you, thank you for showing this! Europe are not much better either....
Wesly Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2005
IM just throwin this one out there... but is it possible, that people just see America as sort of a scape goat, for lack of a better word. Like whenever something is wrong with an area on Earth one way or another someone tries to blame it on America.... Than when we dont do anything about it they complain that we are being slefish and lazy. So we go and do something about it and all of a sudden we are war criminals. Theres really no pleasing anyone anymore. It kinda seems like they all blame us because maybe way deep in the back of their minds theyre a bit jelouse of everything we have going for us here in the awesome USA. God Bless us I still say. Ill always support my country.
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