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  1. Just when you thought this tosser couldnt sink any lower.....




    Londoners have paid the price for Iraq and Afghanistan, says George Galloway.
    The Respect MP, whose Bethnal Green and Bow constituency includes the site of at least one of the bomb attacks, said the attacks were "despicable".

    But he told MPs it was the US-led coalition's actions in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo which had inflamed hatred of the West in the Muslim world.

    In response, minister Adam Ingram accused Mr Galloway of "dipping his poisonous tongue in a pool of blood".

    The armed forces minister added that Mr Galloway's comments were "disgraceful".

    Same mistakes?

    Earlier Mr Galloway said he was absolutely clear the bombings had been carried out by Islamic extremists inspired by Osama Bin Laden's world outlook.

    He argued that the bombings had not come out of the "clear blue sky" - the background was the invasion of Afghanistan, Iraq, photographs of abuses by US troops at Abu Ghraib prison and the continuing confinement of people by America at Guantanamo.

    Mr Galloway said the West was in danger of making the same mistakes over and over again, continuing with "war and occupation as the principal instrument of our foreign and defence policy".

    He added: "And if we do then some people will get through and hurt us as they have hurt us today."

    Paid the price?

    Mr Galloway who was expelled from the Labour Party over his outspoken comments on the Iraq war, linked the deaths of people in London to the deaths of those in Falluja at the hands of coalition forces.

    Earlier, in a statement, the MP said: "The loss of innocent lives, whether in this country or Iraq, is precisely the result of a world that has become a less safe and peaceful place in recent years.

    "We have worked without rest to remove the causes of such violence from our world.

    "We argued, as did the security services in this country, that the attacks on Afghanistan and Iraq would increase the threat of terrorist attack in Britain.

    "Tragically Londoners have now paid the price of the government ignoring such warnings."

    He urged the government to remove people in the UK from "harm's way" by ending the occupation of Iraq and focusing on finding a real solution to conflicts in the Middle East.

    Downing Street declined to comment on Mr Galloway's comments.







    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/4661633.stm
     
  2. I was WAITING for that. I KNEW it would happen.
     
  3. I just had to pinch myself. Am I dreaming? The death penalty can still be applied to treason I do beleive......
     
  4. Mr Galloway is absolutely correct that the bombings were despicable....as is all killing of innocent people, no matter what the apparent justification
     
  5. What an idiot. As per usual his remark are useless and unneeded. If he hates the way the UK has follow through with the war campaign and loves Iraq so much - why doesn't he p1ss off there.
     
  6. Unfortunately, IIRC it was abolished for all crimes about 5 years ago. Would locking him up in a small concrete box for the rest of his life suffice?
    Failing that, I believe the legislation to allow conscription is still on the statute books somewhere, and MPs are not exempt. I'm sure we could find somewhere appropriate to send him...
     
  7. Other than expressing an opinion different to the all powerful Tony ,what exactly has george galloway done that could be called treason? If you can show me then i'll be more than happy to join your lynching party, but please don't base your proof on some sensationalist speculation you read in the Sun.Gentlemen, facts win arguments. standing by - out !!
     
  8. I don't read the Sun Moogee, - but you must admit his timing is particularly bad - for that alone he needs shooting.
     
  9. its not so much what was said for me, but the inference that its our own fault i think. the man is scum as far as i'm concerned and i've felt that way for as long as i can remember. he is a virus and a poisonous tongued idiot! maybe he's a better east london candidate that oona ever was (in some peoples opinion, not one i can quantify not knowing enough about her) but he was always gonna stand up and spout something, like radical dreamer, i was waiting for it!
    whoever is responsible, the only fact we know for sure at the minute is that they are murderous cowardly scum
     
  10. the notoriously litigious mr.galloway would jump at the chance to dispute in a courtroom any claims members of arrse might make on here, and he has an annoying habit of winning.

    however even if i do have a sneaking admiration for his sheer affrontery and contempt for blair, his opinions are bollox and his timing is disgraceful.

    and so was red kens quivering lip performance(crocodile tears ken?)...you were one of the first to invite g.adams esq and m.mcguiness esq to the house of commons.
     
  11. OldSnowy

    OldSnowy LE Moderator Book Reviewer

    AS I have said on many a previous thread involving this scrote, if he is that supportive of the 'Iraqi People' now (as opposed to when they were ruled by his pal Saddam) then why doesn't he go back there?

    Easy answer - most Iraqis only know two Brit politicians. One is T Blair, whom they mostly like. The other is GG, and it's fair to say he'd get an interesting reception from most of the populace....

    Give this vile excuse for a man a one-way ticket, pronto.

    I'd love to be there with a camera when the Iraqis get hold of him. They were remarkably good at meting out swift justice to the other Baa'thists :)
     
  12. Mr Happy

    Mr Happy LE Moderator

    I've just heard an opinion in a bar from an Englishman:
    It seems a fair opinion to me, however unpalatable.
     
  13. Galloway is an irrelevance. History has passed him by, and waved a not particularly affectionate adieu.

    There will always be extremist, dishonourable, tyrant supporting, fellow travellers like him. He is an individual of little merit, and smaller consequence, who manipulates his way into the popular press and liberal media to get a platform for his hate. He, and his like crave attention and, to our shame will always get it.

    He despises the society that bred him. He is eaten up with envy and self-loathing. His simplistic analysis and uninformed barracking are the hallmark of lazy polemicists across the land.

    We should mock him with the alacrity with which he mocks us. The British will have the last laugh. Liberty, dignity and humanity will always prevail over slavery, indecency and cruelty.

    So be of good heart those who support the Arsse! We have history, society and intellect on our side. What can stop us!
     
  14. It would appear that those who ask for mr galloway's head are expressing the kind of extremist views they are citing him for. I will agree with all those who said GC's timing is bad - it is shocking and whollly inappropriate for him to be making these comments at this time. Bad timing however does not mean that what he says should be immediately regarded as wrong. I hope we're not going to fall into the American trap of making Iraq and terrorism the same thing. There is simply no connection between the previous(and barbaric ) regime of Iraq and Al Qu'eda. I know at a time like this we need someone to blame, but let's be British and do the right thing in slow time and not the wrong thing in quick time !!!
    Hope people understand what i'm trying to say!!
     
  15. Mr Happy

    Mr Happy LE Moderator

    You're OK in my book. And welcome to arrse BTW.