French    German    Spain    Italian    Arabic    Chinese Simplified    Russian

Western Civilisation

Join Gab (@StFerdinandIII) Western Civilisation was and is superior to anything Islam has developed.  Islam has not aided in the development of the modern world; in fact civilisation has only been created in spite of Islam.  Raising the alarm about the fascism called Submission since 2000.  

Back     Printer Friendly Version  

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Bookmark and Share

The Iraq war – what the blogs, Iraqi’s and real media tell us

The liberal media continues to distort and exagerrate

by Ferdinand III


The mainstream media trade in bad news and sex. The news coverage in the major newspapers and on television is a litany of sexual profligacy, perversity, death, bad luck, and exaggerations of pandemics of various sorts. Coverage of the Iraq war by European and North American news outlets is faithful to this bias. Using Vietnam as its template the news media have decided that the Iraqi war is un-winnable, that Iraq will collapse into sectarian conflict, and that [gasp!] the Muslim world is angry. Big surprise. One would suppose that the liberation of 25 million Muslims from fascist oppression would actually be greeted by joy in the Islamic and Western media worlds, but since Islam itself is fascist we have to witness the usual anti-Western raving from Muslim media sources and politicians, reported faithfully by the sensitive liberal Western media. Yet the true story from Iraq is a lot different than what the Western media is feeding us – as blogs, eyewitness accounts and Iraqi’s themselves tell us.

A simple example is the daily carnage repeated endlessly by the media. Each day there are more bombs, more dead and it appears more suffering. But Iraq has always been a violent place. To the peaceful citizen of nowheresville Canada the constant blood flowing from the TV screen screams that the war is a failure and innocents are dying. Well innocents are dying at the hands of fascists and terrorists and have been since 1932 when the British left Iraq and a military dictatorship was established. Carnage in Iraq is hardly news. For the Coalition force for example, contrary to media reports, casualties declined by 27 percent in 2005 and they are down by 62 percent in 2006, measured against the comparable period of 2005. Iraq is becoming safer for troops not more dangerous.

On the civilian front the same applies. There is no doubt that an Iraqi today would prefer the current chaos to the ‘good old days’ under Hussein. Iraq Body Count, an antiwar group that keeps a running tally of Iraqi civilian deaths, reports that the daily toll under the ‘occupation’ is in the range of 25 to 28 per day. This is high but let’s put it in perspective. Under the fascists and Hussein, the death toll averaged three times that, including 600,000 civilian executions recorded by the Documental Center for Human Rights, and the 100,000 Kurds killed during the Anfal operation in the mid 1990s. A violent day under the coalition would be just a routine hour under Saddam. But the media never adds such a perspective to their stories.

The economy also tells a different story. According to the Economist and a review by the Iraqi finance ministry, Iraq’s economy is heading into stability and high growth. The Iraqi currency - the dinar – is far more stable now than at any time in its history. A stable currency is a necessity to attract investment and establish viable businesses. Markets appreciate certainty and high inflation creates market havoc and destroys savings. Iraqi economic growth is surging ahead at over 20 % per annum – albeit from a low base. As the market continues to develop it is clear that we can expect this rapid growth to throw off real tangible social benefits as jobs, capital and product are supplied to an expanding and increasingly more confident Iraqi populace.

The economy can only expand however if two conditions are met. First there must be a proper infrastructure in power and transportation in place to ensure that can meet the needs of a growing economy. Second the oil infrastructure must be safeguarded and oil receipts used to rebuild a modern economy. It appears that both are being done quite well. There is a marked increase in electrical supply, and the doubling of oil revenues in the last 2 years. As infrastructure rebuilding has taken off, so too have the number of modern conveniences with an enormous increase in cell phones, cars, and satellite TVs. This increased prosperity manifests itself in improved services including hospitals, health care, and welfare aid. For example according to blogs and Iraqi sources, there is about a 60 percent decline in infant mortality in post-Saddam Iraq, and the improved access to schooling and medical care.

Along with a better economy and more wealth creation we also have the partial democratization of Iraqi politics and the unleashing of political forces and representation that had been denied Iraqi’s since 1932. We have seen of course a surging participation across all segments of the Iraqi populace in elections, not only in the national government, but in Iraq's city and state elections as well. There is also according to Iraqi blogs and government sources, a massive increase in the growth of political parties, and the proliferation of a free press in print and broadcast. The US military has done an admirable job not only in stimulating political plurality but importantly safeguarding the establishment of a free Iraqi-based and controlled media.

So where does all of this leave Iraqis? According to polls done by Arabic speakers for Oxford Research International near the beginning of 2004, then at the end of 2005, Iraqi’s are optimistic. The polls covered all of Iraq's major regions and demographic groups and are interesting reads. One question asked Iraqis to compare their current lives with their lives under Hussein. A great majority of Iraqis reported an improvement in the availability of necessities, and an improvement in overall economic well-being. Iraqis also felt that they had better access to clean water, health care, and education. Respondents surprisingly even believed that their local governments had improved. Asked what form of government they hoped to live under going forward, democracy won handily: four-to-one over the rule of one-man, and ten-to-one over totalitarianism.

Security is also improving. According to the above polls even a plurality of Iraqis now feel safer than under Hussein, and a majority feel safer from ordinary crime. Moreover, better than 60 percent feel personally safe in their neighborhoods. As one would expect the destruction of fascist tyranny and the creation of society based on rights, laws and norms of conduct is much preferred even in a transition period from murderous totalitarianism to some form of democratic representation. This is a signal victory in and of itself for the average Iraqi. Such an important point is another inconvenient fact ignored by the Western media.

The Iraqi situation will get even better. Now that Iraqi troops outnumber Coalition troops the fascists and terrorists who blow up civilians, women and children will soon feel the military boot of an elected and unified government on their necks. Far from plunging Iraq into sectarian civil war – a forecast that the media has wrongly proclaimed daily since the 2003 March invasion – the current Baathist and fascist bloodletting of innocents will only strengthen the will of the Iraqi people at large to use the government army and Coalition troops to wipe out the ‘insurgency’. Thus the very opposite will occur to what the media and fascists hope to achieve. Iraq will not descend into sectarian violence but will very soon decide, collectively as a people, to finally wipe out fascism and erase the memories of a very ugly, violent and murderous past.

The facts support such a conclusion, and reality will mandate such an occurrence.

Article Comments:

Related Articles:

Conflicts in Arab/Moslem states


5/9/2022:  Muslim Fulani murdering Christians in Nigeria. But never say the M-word....

3/28/2022:  Nigeria: The Muslim Fulani Jihad continues unabated and uncondemned

8/22/2021:  Muslim Taliban and the eradication of Christianity in Afghanistan

5/15/2021:  The Iraq war and the long-term destruction of Christianity in Iraq

10/21/2020:  Muslims slaughtering Black Christians in Nigeria in a 200 year old Jihad.

9/3/2020:  Black Nigerian Christian Lives Don't Matter

8/7/2020:  Moslem Fascism is imploding. But why import it?

7/4/2020:  European Bishops condemn the slaughter of Black Christian Nigerians

6/15/2020:  Black Christian Lives Don't Matter

3/10/2020:  Turkey sends an army against Greece: EU, NATO, UN, all the big brains have a collective yawn

3/3/2020:  Catholic Church blames Israel for the 'Wall' and Christian persecution and poverty....

12/24/2019:  Christianity soon to disappear from its birthplace - thanks to Moslems

7/14/2016:  The US financing 'moderate' Moslem groups in the ME to wipe out non Moslems

5/25/2015:  Moslems target Christianity for destruction. Multi-culti cult blames the victim.

4/9/2015:  ISIS will implode like all failed Fascisms

12/18/2014:  Taliban Fascists murder 120 children or 'Munafiqun' of Pakistan's elite

11/6/2014:  Moslems in Iraq selling Yezidi and Christian girls, under 10, for up $170 each, as sex slaves

10/23/2014:  700 slaughtered in Syria because they opposed ISIS

10/17/2014:  The Yezidi Genocide. It parallels the Moslem faith genocide against Christianity

9/26/2014:  ISIS is Islam. ISIS compared to Mein Koran.....

9/12/2014:  ISIS is implementing Islam and Koranic barbarism.

8/28/2014:  ISIS is Islam. Islam is ISIS. A simple equation.

8/22/2014:  Western Media dis-information, dissociating ISIS from Islam

8/14/2014:  Moslem Caliphate: 'Chasing a Mirage', or Chasing the Koran's commandments ?

7/23/2014:  Gaza - another failed Arab/Moslem 'state' of violence and barbarism

7/14/2014:  Shades of Moslem Fascist green

6/24/2014:  Stating the obvious: Obama is not a friend of Western Civilization

6/17/2014:  'Extremist' Koran-quoting ISIS declaims that Islam will conquer Rome and Spain

6/16/2014:  ISIS wiping out Christians in Iraq

6/16/2014:  Sunni ISIS, just murdering less earnest cult members + Christians as the Koran commands

6/14/2014:  ISIS - simply an expression of Muhammadanism and Mein Koran

3/17/2014:  Our weakness inspires not only Islam, but Russia

7/5/2013:  Culture is King which is why Egypt is, and always will be, a failure.

11/19/2012:  Hate in Gaza: It is the Koran stupid.

9/15/2012:  Arab Spring to the Moslem Winter – Acts of War

7/20/2012:  The Moslem Winter of 2012: Cultural relativity and unreality.

11/11/2011:  Remembering Courage and Sacrifice against Totalitarianism

8/23/2011:  Libya and the Arab summer of discontent

6/6/2011:  Bosnian Muslims and 'War Crimes'

5/29/2011:  G8 will fund whom exactly and why? $160 billion?

5/19/2011:  Israel's pre-1967 borders? Why not 980 BC?

3/27/2011:  Feisel the Moderate Arab-Muslim leader. One not seen today.

3/16/2011:  Democracy in Greater Arabia and Islam?

2/27/2011:  Arab Fascist intolerance. Hamas, Hizbollah, Palestinian Jihad....

2/26/2011:  Libya burns, Gaddafi threatens ruin and hell, and the UN fiddles

2/15/2011:  The Bush Doctrine and Walid Phares

2/6/2011:  Egypt 2011 has nothing in common with Iran 1979, or Russia 1917.

2/4/2011:  Anti-Semiticism is a hallmark of a deformed and corrupted political-economy.

2/2/2011:  Culturally attenuated secularism and plurality can succeed in the Arab world.

1/30/2011:  Antipodal clashes within the Arab world.

1/30/2011:  History's great opportunity in the Arab Middle East

6/2/2010:  The Arab Jihad against Israel.

4/24/2010:  Why we are in Iraq and Af-crap-istan

10/4/2009:  Salim Mansur: 'The Sickness of the Arab world.'

9/21/2009:  Why the war in Afghanistan is necessary.

9/11/2009:  9-11 and its lessons – lost on 'liberals' and the sophisticates.

9/6/2009:  Dr. Wafa Sultan - An Arab woman's look at Islam and 'Reform'

8/10/2009:  The Arab death cult – hating Jews for loving life

6/30/2009:  The Prophet wrong again – on Iraq this time.

6/25/2009:  “How should we eat the flesh of American soldiers ?”

6/19/2009:  The Bush Doctrine is working. Iran is a prime example.

6/2/2009:  One-third of the Arab world is illiterate.

4/15/2009:  Somalia – another failed Islamic state.

1/7/2009:  Arab culture gave us the Koran and Gaza.

12/12/2008:  Arab imperialism and the Koran.

12/1/2008:  The Iraq War is won.

7/20/2008:  Arab imperialism – a story of state centralisation.

6/13/2008:  The Iraq war is won.

5/28/2008:  Kid Dynomite and giving in to Muslim imperialism

4/10/2008:  One of the most important and cheapest wars in history.

4/7/2008:  The Iraq war is cheap.

3/21/2008:  The War on Islamic Terror has been going on since 1968

2/28/2008:  Turkey is becoming an obnoxious problem.

1/22/2008:  Iraq and Iran – another example of weakness leading to more violence.

1/10/2008:  Hating the War in Iraq

12/29/2007:  Bhutto's death could be a positive.

12/20/2007:  Dumb and dangerous intelligence on Iran

12/9/2007:  Palestinians a.ka. Arabs, praise Hitler [yet again]

11/24/2007:  The Bush Doctrine works

10/18/2007:  Turkey is not our friend, nor ally.

9/27/2007:  'The Crisis of Islam', Bernard Lewis. A Review.

9/14/2007:  Iraq will be a future South Korea

9/12/2007:  We are slowly winning in Iraq? Surely not, we need to lose wars not win them!

9/11/2007:  9-11: Just another day! Don’t offend the multi-cult club by ascribing significance to it!

8/30/2007:  Military Power Comes First

8/29/2007:  Free Islam with Economics

8/28/2007:  Iraq - what is the alternative but to stay?

6/12/2007:  The Long War: this is not a struggle against ‘terror’ but a war for and with, Islam.

6/7/2007:  Still believe that the war is unnecessary?

5/13/2007:  Iraq and Afghanistan in the longue duree of history

4/30/2007:  US Domestic political posturing over Iraq

4/20/2007:  Iraq is truly an evil place, but we cannot abandon the Middle East

4/5/2007:  Sorry but Iraq is not a mess.

4/1/2007:  Jews are the victims, not the Arabs

2/21/2007:  Running away from Iraq is easy. Dealing with the consequences is not.

2/6/2007:  The poverty of Arab culture informs Islam

1/14/2007:  War and mindless happy talk

1/9/2007:  In Iraq Bush has the urge to surge – 3 years too late

1/8/2007:  Hussein's death reflects the Arab and Islamic world

1/2/2007:  Muslims outraged by Hussein’s death! But not by the 1-2 million he murdered!

12/31/2006:  Killing Hussein is another important step in Iraq

12/19/2006:  The Iraq Survey Group Nonsense

12/15/2006:  Why we need to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan

11/29/2006:  Fighting to lose: how not to fight fascism

11/15/2006:  Conservative cowards renounce Iraq and the war for our future

11/12/2006:  How to win in Iraq

10/23/2006:  Iraq is not Vietnam, nor is it a quagmire

10/14/2006:  600.000 dead civilians in Iraq ? You don’t say. Why not 6 million ?

10/12/2006:  A sober and positive look at Iraq

10/11/2006:  In defense of the Iraqi war

9/27/2006:  Pre-war Iran now imitates pre-war Iraq

8/14/2006:  Socialists and Internationalists ensure a defeat in Lebanon

8/13/2006:  Anti-reality Socialism saps our strength to wage war

8/5/2006:  The root causes of Islamic terror are the ideology and oil profits

7/29/2006:  Pre-emption is valid when fighting Fascism

7/21/2006:  WMD and Iraq ? The answer lies in Syria

7/15/2006:  Invade Lebanon and Palestine

7/14/2006:  Let the War for the Middle East expand

6/22/2006:  Bring on Neo-Imperialism: More Federal Tax money should be given to our military and our security

6/3/2006:  Iran today and the Barbary coast of the 19th century

5/23/2006:  Iran: the fascist menace which must be destroyed through war

5/6/2006:  We need to stay in Iraq, and Afghanistan for a very long time

4/21/2006:  Armchair critics and geniuses march against the Iraq war!

4/17/2006:  A brief history of Iraqi violence – the death rate today is lower than at anytime since 1932

4/15/2006:  Iraq and Bush League analysis: the media keeps up its incessant war against the Iraqi operation

3/24/2006:  Doing nothing in the Middle East was more costly than intervention

3/22/2006:  Iraq at year 3: To flee or not to flee ?

3/16/2006:  The Iraq war – what the blogs, Iraqi’s and real media tell us

3/7/2006:  The 'Iraq Model' as the basis of Arab and Islamic change

3/3/2006:  The sickening double standard of hate speech; prosecute anyone excepting Muslims

3/1/2006:  WMD did exist in Iraq and are now in Syria and beyond

2/27/2006:  Invade Iran and Syria, quell Iraq and annex parts of the Middle East

1/31/2006:  Oh what a surprise –the Palestinians actually DO support terrorism

1/21/2006:  Iraq and Iran: time to use our leverage to take out Iran and impose Western imperialism

1/11/2006:  Why killing Hussein would have been smarter

12/21/2005:  Iraq will be free - Eastern Europe speaks out why it supports the US

12/19/2005:  Islam's war on the West has been in motion since 622 AD

11/30/2005:  Liberals are right, we should leave Iraq, lose the war on terror and leave the world to the UNO

11/15/2005:  Remembrance Day: Do we really remember ?

11/3/2005:  Jihad hits Europe: Will the French give Land for Peace?

10/27/2005:  Iraq has a Constitution – so the war is obviously a failure

10/23/2005:  The Poverty of Arab culture and economy

10/9/2005:  The ugliness of Arab culture can be seen in Gaza, Palestine and Iraq

9/4/2005:  Success in Iraq, fighting a war, and charging people with treason

8/19/2005:  Once Iraq settles down, invade Iran

8/2/2005:  We need a Western Constitution in Iraq – not Islamic law

7/25/2005:  Nuclear Terrorism – the reality is frightening

7/19/2005:  The War on Terror is bloody and appeasement is not acceptable

6/27/2005:  Don’t Stop Now ! – Teheran and Damascus next stops

6/13/2005:  Iraq is the perfect place to wage the War on Terror

6/1/2005:  End is nigh for the Terrorists

3/25/2005:  An Expert Voice on Iraq

3/25/2005:  France Funds Terror

2/25/2005:  Why Iraq will be pacified

2/25/2005:  Iraq and Al-Qaeda links

2/25/2005:  Iraq, WMD and Colin Powel

2/25/2005:  Quagmire