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« on: 17/04/2008 09:05:43 »
As if inhabitants of Iraq don't have enough to worry about, they are now being compelled to wear seat belts in cars under a new law that has just been passed.

Doesn't the Iraqi government have more important matters to discuss and rectify?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 17/04/2008 13:13:39 »
Like the people blowing themselves up? That might be important.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 17/04/2008 13:25:48 »
yeah, if you're caught blowing yourself up you should be heavily fined
 

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« Reply #3 on: 17/04/2008 13:36:13 »
yeah, if you're caught blowing yourself up you should be heavily fined
lol. You have a point.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 17/04/2008 16:30:23 »
It may not be such a bad law as there could be a number of other advantages to it besides driving safety.


 

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« Reply #5 on: 18/04/2008 00:05:36 »
Suicide car bombers would have to be careful that they didn't get stoped by the police for not wearing a belt.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 18/04/2008 22:35:19 »
we should be happy that the government is making any headway at being functional.  just because they aren't passing the more important legislation that they need to pass, doesn't mean this isn't a good law.  Some progress is better than NO progress.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 18/04/2008 23:32:18 »
Oh, I agree with that. But this measure reeks of being a bit of make-up where drastic surgery is required.
 

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« Reply #8 on: 19/04/2008 01:17:20 »
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« Reply #9 on: 22/04/2008 20:28:27 »
Jimmy Saville will be very pleased.

Surely you would be safer without the seatbelt on as you could leap out quicker if a roadside bomb goes off.
 

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« Reply #10 on: 23/04/2008 13:30:32 »
Jimmy Saville will be very pleased.

Surely you would be safer without the seatbelt on as you could leap out quicker if a roadside bomb goes off.
But if you want to jump out of your car, run toward the ambassador and blow yourself up, you'd have to unclip yourself.
 

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« Reply #11 on: 26/04/2008 16:48:05 »
Insanity rules the world - not reason.
 

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« Reply #12 on: 26/04/2008 17:05:32 »
*nods in tacit agreement*
 

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« Reply #13 on: 26/04/2008 17:18:33 »
What about the Iraqis have a peaceful life first before they think of  seatbelts.
 

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« Reply #14 on: 26/04/2008 21:07:13 »
I've heard it is getting even more exciting out there. The Turks are now sending bombs over into Iraq as the Kurds have been causing a bit of boarder agro. What a great place to live. I sometimes think that only a nasty dictator could keep the lid on a country like this. Democracy just aint gonna cut the mustard.
 

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« Reply #15 on: 26/04/2008 22:47:48 »
Seatbelts are restraining devices and as most kidnaps and car hijackings are from people being dragged from vehicles this could help stop that happening.

Its not about speed or crashes as most traffic there is very slow,  its just a simple safety measure that may help.
 

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« Reply #16 on: 27/04/2008 00:24:19 »
It isn't going to matter in a few months. Before Dubya leaves office he is going to attack Iran and Syria - the propaganda buildup is getting more intense. he US Defense Department released photographs of the "Korean Built" reactor the Israelis attacked in Syria 9 months ago. And the talk of the poorly kept promise of the Iranians to dismantle their nuclear reactor is causing a LOT of saber rattling and war-mongering by the far right and the Bush Administration is almost cacaphonic on some of the new-channels here (FOX - Rupert Murdock's yellow journalism network)

I truly believe that George Bush is a fundamentalist Christian who believes that an all out war in the Middle East will cause the second coming of Christ. Talk about cutting off your nose to spite your face.



 

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« Reply #17 on: 27/04/2008 00:57:02 »
Then how come if Israel is a nuclear country do they never allow the UN inspectors in. I guess it's because they come from another country eg USA. GW is not the the brightest guy around but to do that and lose all of the US's oil. odd things politics
 

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« Reply #18 on: 27/04/2008 17:16:16 »
GB is that dumb and so are his cadre. Dick Chaney can see a profit for Halliburton in doing this so it will more than likely happen. The huge corporations really don't care about us, just themselves.
 

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« Reply #19 on: 27/04/2008 20:50:23 »
The second coming is supposed to come after a row about oil and revaluations mentions food shortages. WWWWWWoooooooooo!
More rice anyone?
 

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« Reply #20 on: 27/04/2008 21:51:39 »
Are you ready ???????

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« Reply #21 on: 28/04/2008 20:11:26 »
Some good that will do you when you are disintigrating after a nuclear bomb and just a shadow of a man sitting cross legged wearing a Stetson is left behind.
 

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« Reply #22 on: 28/04/2008 20:50:41 »
Why detonate a bomb in Korea or Iran on a nuclear area when all that'll do is to eradicate the world to nowt.

Bush is interested in oil, oil and money not the environment or
the welfare of the Iraqis let alone his own people. (sorry US TNS)
 

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« Reply #23 on: 28/04/2008 21:00:58 »
Nice use of the word nowt. Will US TNS understand that?
 

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« Reply #24 on: 28/04/2008 21:37:06 »
Why detonate a bomb in Korea or Iran on a nuclear area when all that'll do is to eradicate the world to nowt.

Bush is interested in oil, oil and money not the environment or
the welfare of the Iraqis let alone his own people. (sorry US TNS)


I not only understand but endorse your remarks.
 

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