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User avatar #9 - Mahazama (11/24/2012) [-]
Only those in the third world truly fight oppression, you Eurofags that think you're fighting oppression or corruption or whatever the **** are actually just a bunch of unemployed high school/college/primary (yes, primary) dropouts who sit around and yell " **** THE POLICE"
Post obviously made by Eurofag.
User avatar #32 to #9 - jibb (11/25/2012) [-]
Do you even watch the news? Do you have any idea of what's happening in Spain?

hurr durr, a post saying that black friday sucks, eurofags are retarded hurrrr
#20 to #9 - anonymous (11/24/2012) [-]
true dat, I wuz out shopping on black friday n dere weres some guy who was speaking french or some **** , he got da last flatscreen tellivee, i just went up and smacked that frog in tha face n said GET OUT OF AMERICA IF YOU DONT LIKE IT! then took der ter ver. USA USA USA
#33 to #9 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]
thats fun for you too say, when most of europeans posess a college degree while you americans not as much, mainly because your super awesome country prefers to invade other countries than ease the education system in the nation where wealthy families have allways the upper hand. The same with healthcare. Too capitalistic.

But about the fighting oppression and corruption thing, america is without a doubt a country with some corrupt features, the ammount of lobying done is immense. Just look at your presidentials, god so much marketing the ammount of money spent in that.. and lots of it just saying bad things about the oponent.

What about guantanamo? holding people without permiting them to go to court to prove their inocence, that goes against all(that i think) your country stands for. it is, something i would expect from the ex-USSR or even China but the US is just weird.

And yes people are unemployed, in spain alone 30% of the population is unemployed. The same happened in america during the crash, it hasn't been easy for many. the problem is, many enterprizes are closing because they cannot get the bank to lend them money, the price of lending is to high and most banks don't accept to lend, in ireland i remember hearing a guy saying he couldn't even ask to lend 1000€, which is probably arround $1200, to buy a car, he had a job everything in him was ok, and the bank refused saying it was too risky.
The same happened in my home town a huge company closed, not because it didn't have sales, but because the banks made too strict lending policies and they couldn't get one and still maintain a profit.

It's beeing though here, but we'll come arround. And maybe there will finally exist a unified European Country.

E és tu o paneleiro.
User avatar #63 to #33 - blacksmithgu (11/25/2012) [-]
"Too capitalistic."

The problem here is that America and Europe have two very conflicting views.

Europeans - Mix of capitalist/socialist principles. Some countries more socialist/capitalist than others.
Americans - Capitalism all the way.

Beat up on America all you want, we just think differently than you do.
#50 to #33 - auraguardian (11/25/2012) [-]
#14 to #9 - anonymous (11/24/2012) [-]
Wow, typical American butthurt, can't take a single joke without getting over patriotic.

Also you fit your stereotype, generalizing and ignorant, shut the **** up and eat your happy meal kiddo.
#36 to #14 - iamphoenix (11/25/2012) [-]
>assume butthurt
>'eat your happy meal'
>call him 'kiddo' or other pejorative
Genius, anon.
#47 to #36 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]
Way to pretend to be some internet psychologist without having any counter arguments while still trying to sound superior and condescending.

>Also meem arrows for super x-tra edgyness! xD XD

**** off fagget.
#197 to #47 - iamphoenix (11/25/2012) [-]
I'm using greentext arrows because it's a convenient way to list. I'm not trying to be a psychologist, either. Just pointing out what's wrong/contradictory with what you said. Don't need more than half a brain for that.
User avatar #19 to #15 - inflamess (11/24/2012) [-]
Wow, typical American butthurt, can't take a single joke without getting over patriotic.

Also you fit your stereotype, generalizing and ignorant, shut the **** up and eat your happy meal kiddo.

not even that anon
User avatar #22 to #19 - Mahazama (11/24/2012) [-]
Typical Eurofag ******** , can't talk about americans without trying to throw some dirt on our image.
And you're telling me that i'm the generalizing ignorant one when this post is clearly about how greedy and materialistic we are, and judge us by the materialistic sheep that we are ashamed to call americans.
User avatar #24 to #22 - inflamess (11/24/2012) [-]
well, actually, I'm canadian, and since that anon probably didnt have an account, I decided to post it for him. But you can argue all you want. go ahead
User avatar #25 to #24 - Mahazama (11/25/2012) [-]
Well then don't just play devil's advocate and take anon's stance for anon's sake :O
I couldn't be mad at a canadian, then I would force myself to not eat the beautiful substance known as maple syrup :(
#45 to #14 - Lulzilla ONLINE (11/25/2012) [-]
I find it hilarious when people from Europe call refer to themselves as EUROPEANS (The continent) then argue and down talk on Americans about America (A Country). It really makes me feel damn proud to be a United States Marine when I have a WHOLE CONTINENT bitching and complaining about the latest 20-30 years of our existence but we don't constantly bring up the fact that almost EVERY SINGLE Genocide was caused by European countries or influenced. The fact that you guys went to war with each other and for material wealth for THOUSANDS of years before America existed. The fact when America became a global power there wasn't one thing the Europeans didn't ask our help with. The fact that Americans had to clean up and help the genocides caused by EUROPEAN countries. Yup. Those darn Americans. Giving European millions of dollars each after WW2 to reconstruct yourselves and get back on your feat. For keeping out Stalin and his LARGEST GENOCIDE EVER (European country/ Asian Country). For spending millions sending care packages to Germany even though they attacked anything that moved and wasn't white excluding the Asians that helped them (Who germany was going to invade if they were successful at WW2). Them damn Americans liberating France from the Nazi rule ( **** you Europeans. It was AMERICA that won at D-day. We lost a **** load of good Marines because FRANCE surrendered and you guys LET the Nazi party just TAKE countries before you fought them. Yup, **** America for ALL THAT. Yup, America is the worst country compared to an ENTIRE CONTINENT. Seriously Europe. You guys should be thanking us for all our help instead of calling us invaders and war savages. I swear, Europe is that one kid that gets bullied all the time and when someone helps that kid out they later go "I didn't even need your help, Ass hole."
User avatar #54 to #45 - maxmilianoq (11/25/2012) [-]
Wtf are you talking about
User avatar #56 to #54 - Lulzilla ONLINE (11/25/2012) [-]
Basically, I'm talking about how stupid Europeans can be about Americans. Americans LOVE Europe. We think of Europe as this magical place. Even though we think of you guys as amazing people (Now) and back then we saved your hides countless times you guys think us Americans are TERRIBLE people. That we all hate Muslims and all we want is war. I'm in the Marine Corps and I do NOT want War. I joined to keep good people safe and help them get home. I seriously do not understand why Europe hates America SO MUCH when we do SO MUCH for you guys. I still love Europe but you and along with the other rotten bunch of the group make Europeans look like terrible people.
#89 to #56 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]
While you're a part of the self proclaiming idiots who thinks that just because America won wars fighting alongside or with europe in the past makes todays Americans superior?

Man, your ignorance exceeds my expectations.

It's just as if i would say that America was built by the poor peasants who couldn't make it in europe, you are not a people, you're the leftover trash Europe spit out. Now lets look at all the stains on your history, you talk about one countrys genocide as if all europeans was responsible for it when America had one of the most despicable Human slave trades the world has ever seen. How you treated your natives, how America used two atom bombs during WWII killing houndreds of thousands innocent civilians, how your country segregated black people from white long after WWII and hitlers or should i say the "european racism" as you would call it were gone. How America went to war against several countries in the middle east based of the actions of one extremist group, and still continue fighting there, with the aid of the so called bully victim "europe". How 50% are overweight in USA and how almost half the population doesn't believe in the theory of evolution ( ******* idiots). That's just what i got from the top of my head, and USA is only 236 years old with one of the filthiest historys the world has ever seen. Europeans have been conquering and building empires for thousands of years. These are the reasons that makes us Europeans better than Americans, so now you can't joke about us or insult us because our history is better. Americans are some racist war-hungry inbred trashpeople.

Now do you see how stupid you look?
User avatar #114 to #89 - Lulzilla ONLINE (11/25/2012) [-]
Do we even have to bring up the vikings, Or the Nazi Empire, Or the Soviet Union who (Like I said before) Had the second BIGGEST Genocide in recorded history only to be topped by China. Who do you think started the diamond industry? Europe. How do they treat the people in Africa mining the diamonds? Watch the Blood Diamond documentary and find out. Hell, Pretty much ANY place were Europe was getting raw materials over seas treated the natives like CRAP. America has THE best colleges and universities in the ENTIRE WORLD second only to Britain with the Oxford university. Our public schools are lacking behind but that doesn't derail the fact that with education we're pretty damn good at it. Also you can't just put a number on something you haven't researched. America is a nation built on immigrants and this nation became the STRONGEST nation in the entire world. We could triumph any other nation if they went to war with us. One on one? We would win. You europeans take EVERYTHING for granted and never say thank you. Hell, When we saved Kuwait Europeans were slandering us saying "OH, It was only oil. America cares only about Oil!" when in reality. Most of the oil being sold in the Middle East goes to EUROPE and ASIA. Most of Americas oil comes from Canada and various other nations other then the Middle east. The Middle east gives us about 10% of oil that we use. Everything we're doing in the Middle east profits the Europeans the most since you guys get all the oil and resources and YOU guys aren't losing troops by the thousands because you don't want to buck up and send your own damn troops. You think America will take care of everything because we coddle you guys like babies. You genocides in Slavic countries could of been stopped if the other European countries did something instead of insinuate America would take care of it. Eventually WE DID because you guys didn't. Your welcome Europe for all the **** we do for you.
User avatar #101 to #89 - Lulzilla ONLINE (11/25/2012) [-]
Are you seriously that uneducated in history? Only a ******* like you would think that I was ONLY included wars.
No, America has helped Europe in thousands of ways. After WW2 America sent MILLIONS in war relief effort over a war YOU GUYS STARTED because you didn't know how to properly deal with the Nazis. During WW2 it was AMERICA who stormed the beaches of Normandy. Sure other countries were there but the majority were American. Good honest Americans fighting in a war that they weren't involved in until the Japanese bombed us. Vietnam was a low point in America but what country doesn't have low points? What pisses me off the most is when people assume that America is at WAR WITH Afghanistan or Iraq. No we're at war with the TONS of different extremists. Do you really think we're only fighting the Taliban or A.Q? They're the primary groups we're at war with but they're not the only ones. Get your damn facts correct. I've been to Afghan and Iraq, Have you? If not then don't you say another damn word about it because YOU DON'T KNOW. The situation with Japan, We HAD to bomb them. If you knew a thing or two about the battles in the Pacific they didn't go down without a fight. The Japanese literally fought to the LAST MAN. Even civilians would fight with bamboo sticks or they killed themselves. We prevented a SLAUGHTER of MILLIONS of Japanese and Allied forces. We had a slave trade that BRITAIN STARTED. The Native Americans were wiped out by the BRITISH. We simply carried those principles when we became our own nations since the first Americans were European. Sorry we took the bloodlust you guys had. Plus our slavery isn't anything compared to the terrible things European countries did to each other and other nations. Look at Britain and India. Look at Britain and the Native Americans. Look at Britain and Ireland/Scotland. Look at Britain and the Asian countries. These are just things BRITAIN did.
#464 to #101 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]
Oh my lord you're actually dumber than i thought (and I didn't excactly think much of you.)

What i wrote was so that you could see how ******* stupid it is to use something a nation have or haven't acheived to defend how their population behaves today.

Many Europeans don't like Americans because a lot of you are ignorant, narsissistic, selv proclaimed and way over patriotic, like you've just proved that you are aswell. You attack like rabbid dogs to defend your precious america at any chance you get, you can't accept critizism, even the slightest of it. For example; "hmm, alot of Americans are really overweight, hey guys how do you think you'll solve that problem?" "WHAT THE **** JUST BECUASE SOME OF US ARE A BIT OVERWEIGHT THAT DOESN'T MEAN YOU CAN JUDGE US ALL! REMEMBER WWII WE SAVED YOU ******* EUROTRASH ASS. IS THAT YOUR ******* FLAG ON THE MOON? NO DIDN'T THINK SO. Gosh ****** europeans can't leave USA alone for a second, why are they always talking so much crap about us? ungreatfull ***** ."

Now, xon't start ranting history again, okay? That's not the point here.
#465 to #464 - Lulzilla ONLINE (11/25/2012) [-]
How am I being Narcissistic or ignorant. Hell, Your the ignorant person here. I've listed several reasons Europeans should stop being dick wads and comparing themselves to a country. It's really pathetic. Your a continent and you feel the need to make yourselves feel better is by comparing yourself to a country. Even though we're better then most of your countries you guys feel the need to be high and mighty? Europeans are the ignorant, Narcissistic, over patriotic about countries they aren't even part of. If you really think I'm just going off like that then you obviously don't know how to read. I hope you can achieve SOMETHING in your life. Maybe a fry cook at best. Cya, Anon.
How am I being Narcissistic or ignorant. Hell, Your the ignorant person here. I've listed several reasons Europeans should stop being dick wads and comparing themselves to a country. It's really pathetic. Your a continent and you feel the need to make yourselves feel better is by comparing yourself to a country. Even though we're better then most of your countries you guys feel the need to be high and mighty? Europeans are the ignorant, Narcissistic, over patriotic about countries they aren't even part of. If you really think I'm just going off like that then you obviously don't know how to read. I hope you can achieve SOMETHING in your life. Maybe a fry cook at best. Cya, Anon.
#467 to #465 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]

I'm gratefull for how America gave us loans to rebuilds after ww2, but that's not the point, I can't believe you can't get that through your thick skull, your country may have done this and that but that doesn't change **** about how you and many other Americans act, which is stupidly, thus we make jokes about it and you lose your **** , which i think is ironic.

Also I'm over halfway through my masters degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, so shut your big loud american mouth.
User avatar #471 to #467 - Lulzilla ONLINE (11/25/2012) [-]
I hope you understand how hypocritical your being and how ignorant and arrogant you are.
America is probably one of the most helpful countries in the entire world. The amount of help we give to other countries is insane. We've had scrapes with other countries and what not but that doesn't make us bad people. You cannot group American citizens all together just because you've seen bad news feed. Hell, just like almost every media in every country there is going to be bull **** . They don't tell the truth the entire time. Also America is a proud country. If you don't like it then of damn well. Just because we love our country doesn't mean you can hate us for it.
P.S If your halfway in your Masters Degree then shouldn't you be busy doing something more important then having a discussion with someone on FunnyJunk? If I was your employer and I saw you doing **** like that, You'd be fired in a heart beat. (By the way, I actually AM an Employer. I have my own business. Granted I can't run it at the moment with me being in the Marine Corps.) Next time you want someone to fight you wars look somewhere else then the BIG LOUD AMERICAN.
#480 to #471 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]
You still don't get it, it's kinda amusing.

We make jokes about what we see in the media that potrays Americans, and American media has way more ********* than any other countries, thus more jokes. For example, Fox news is a ******* joke, The Kardashians, Jersey Shore and many, many others, such as this content (the whole black friday rage, everything else about your precious Murrica is irrelevant.

Also just because I'm a student that means I can't spend some of my free time on the internet? Who says I'm at school or work? Again, your ignorance stands out.
Also it's funny how proud you are to be in the marine corpse, I served in the Norwegian Navy aswell but afterwards it's back to the real life with no priviliges, while you're just a freeloading self rightous ******* .
User avatar #484 to #480 - Lulzilla ONLINE (11/25/2012) [-]
Lol, Okay. So your telling me our media is complete bull **** when England spent millions of tax payers dollars for a damn wedding. England has one of the worst media's in the world. If your going to judge America by it's recent media instead of our History then you shouldn't say anything because your opinion is invalid JUST like the media we have.

Also being in the Norwegian Navy isn't anything special. Whoopdiedoo. Your Norwegian and your on a damn boat. I'm actually fighting. I've been shot before. My left Thigh and my right arm. You guys aren't doing anything for anyone. You send a couple troops to help. Big whoop. My comrades and I are the ones fighting so your beloved Europe can have it's oil wells safe and the people of Afghan liberated from the Taliban and A.Q. So don't bring up any of your military experiences since it's invalid.
#487 to #484 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]
There's no getting through to you, you're like a toy like when you press a button it repeats the same phrase.

This discussion is like playing chess with a retard, I can be the best in the world but you'll still just knock over the pieces and walk around victorius.

Have a nice life americunt.
User avatar #12 to #9 - Narwhalsareawesome (11/24/2012) [-]
I could not agree any ******* more.
#17 to #12 - swooz (11/24/2012) [-]
i also agree with him. if you say one little joke about america over here they will attack you with what about your freedom but alot of them dont realize that there are other countries with freedom
#173 to #9 - kerplunking (11/25/2012) [-]
At least we in Europe aren't all so ******* lethargic that we just let our governments trample all over us.

Unlike in America where you stupidly think " **** it, I'll just vote for Obama/Romney. They'll keep mah freedumbs safe for another 4 years!"
User avatar #39 to #9 - AlanbalMIT (11/25/2012) [-]
LOL like the Spanians right? They're just bitchin about not having jobs and having bunch of debts because of the wrong made up economy that Mariano Rajoy has implanted...true true just "Eurofags"
User avatar #69 to #39 - pillowmeister (11/25/2012) [-]
Uh... Spanish, not spanians
User avatar #40 to #39 - Mahazama (11/25/2012) [-]
Rajoy: moving necesarry austerity measures that no ******* Spaniard accepts as necesarry (because they're unemployed twats).
Assad: giving the orders to violently and forcibly put down an an otherwise peaceful protest, and triggering a civil war.

User avatar #41 to #40 - AlanbalMIT (11/25/2012) [-]
hahaha keep living the dream, I doubt you'll ever understand another countries issues...
User avatar #46 to #41 - Mahazama (11/25/2012) [-]
And I would rather be living a Spaniard's pedestrian nightmare than a Syrian's macabre dream.
User avatar #44 to #41 - Mahazama (11/25/2012) [-]
What would stop me from understanding another country's issues?
Me not being there? Tell me how you know so much about your own country's issues, and then realize that I probably have the same amount of access to current events on this wondrous human (not american or european) thing called the internet.
User avatar #85 to #44 - Faz (11/25/2012) [-]
Wow, you are a huge asshole, people like you think just by reading about whats going on in the world somehow you are a part of it, somehow you think you're suffering right along side them.
User avatar #59 to #44 - AlanbalMIT (11/25/2012) [-]
I'm living in Spain right now....
User avatar #66 to #59 - Mahazama (11/25/2012) [-]
Pues te puedo decir como Colombiano que aunque crees que tienes problemas en España, otras partes de el mundo español tienen peores problemas.

Again, cry me a river, Mr. Gallego.
User avatar #74 to #66 - AlanbalMIT (11/25/2012) [-]
Osea la lógica es , si existe alguien sufriendo más que tu en este mundo, no te puedes quejar?.
User avatar #113 to #74 - jjgf (11/25/2012) [-]
exacto, tampoco creo que estomos super oprimidos aqui en España, que vivamos en una dictadura del capital como dicen algunos, pero creo que tengo el derecho a quejarme y protestar si considero que el gobierno esta haciendo mal su trabajo y que se puede hacer mejor, es una de las bases de la democracia que nuestros padres ayudaron a hacer, bueno es mi opinion, no me cosais a negativos
User avatar #163 to #113 - AlanbalMIT (11/25/2012) [-]
Principalmente porque,si el pueblo empieza a aceptar esos abusos, al final se convertiran en mayores crisis, como está detonando actualmente.
User avatar #165 to #163 - jjgf (11/25/2012) [-]
claro, coincidimos entonces en nuestras opiniones
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User avatar #76 to #72 - chaossniper (11/25/2012) [-]
african ... turkey ...wtf dude
#170 to #76 - defender (11/25/2012) [-]
African turkey
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User avatar #104 - durkadurka (11/25/2012) [-]
Hamas lobs rockets into Israel = Palestinians fight for their homeland?

#109 to #104 - connorsg (11/25/2012) [-]
Well Israel and palestine have been fighting over israel for forever, palestine claims to have been their first while israel was placed their by the united states after ww2. that doesnt even count the biblical ramifications that israel claims to have on the land, because of the numerous exiles of the israelites, so in reality its all ****** .
#131 to #109 - iambatmanloljk (11/25/2012) [-]
it was actually the UK, the US was just first in acknowledging it as a nation.
User avatar #254 to #131 - connorsg (11/25/2012) [-]
oh, well my bad then lol.
#334 to #254 - iambatmanloljk (11/25/2012) [-]
no prblem my friend, knowledge is power and knowledge is fun, so why not spread around what we know, to help a brother out every once in awhile
User avatar #115 to #104 - Shigekix (11/25/2012) [-]
Israelis started migrating into Palestine illegally and many countries didn't care cause they felt sympathy for the Jews after the Holocaust. Eventually when the numbers of Israelis increased, they forced the Palestinians out of their country and slowly started become the Jewish state, Israel. U.S. started supporting Israel for intelligence on Arab targets, you can guess why. About 5-8 Million dollars a day, I believe, go into supporting the Israeli military, and those rockets being launched into Palestine, were probably made in the U.S. so technically we were majorly involved in the recent conflicts, but you don't hear about it because of the controlled media by the Zionists. It's all ****** up and it's all politics but it really sucks when Palestine is being portrayed as the bad guy when really it's the Israelis who forced out the Palestinians for selfish gains...
User avatar #176 to #115 - durkadurka (11/25/2012) [-]
Israel was created by the UN from territory controlled by the British. The idea was to give the Jewish people their own land so they wouldn't be exterminated again.

When you're lobbing rockets into another country with no regard for what you're hitting (including your OWN people) you're the bad guy. Now obviously this doesn't apply to all arabs in the area, just the elements of Hamas.

Our tendency to send money to other countries is another discussion (but I think we and most of America would have similar opinions on the matter).
User avatar #106 to #104 - cullenatorguy (11/25/2012) [-]
Hamas shoots a rocket to Israel (who rolled over, what members of Hamas used to called their homes, in tanks and forcing thousands of people to relocate) which lands in the desert and hurts no one.

Israel responds by shooting back at Gaza city, killing hundreds of civilians in the process, and wounding hundreds and hundreds more.

Hamas is not Gaza or Palestine. Hamas is an organization, Palestine is a nation.
User avatar #108 to #106 - neonblackkitty (11/25/2012) [-]
using human shields doesn't make the other side murderers.
User avatar #112 to #108 - cullenatorguy (11/25/2012) [-]
I never said Hamas was the good guy. They're both terrible groups.
#128 to #104 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]
The whole thing started after a child was killed while playing soccer...
#225 to #128 - saygoodnight (11/25/2012) [-]
The whole thing started after an Ishvalen child was shot by an Amestrian soldier...
#462 to #225 - ugottanked (11/25/2012) [-]
do you want to know who killed that ishvalen child?
User avatar #162 to #128 - hentaisweetie (11/25/2012) [-]
Sounds very Full Metal Alchemist.
User avatar #227 to #162 - saygoodnight (11/25/2012) [-]
Maybe Isreal is ran by the homunculi...
User avatar #137 to #128 - cullenatorguy (11/25/2012) [-]
The whole thing started when the U.N. and the U.S. created Israel right on top of Arab land and forced millions of people out of their homes. They rolled over what people with tanks. That's what started all this.
#146 to #137 - mrcrowleysr (11/25/2012) [-]
>forced millions of people out of their homes

That actually made me giggle. Clearly you have no idea of what happened there. First open a book and at least read about the zionist movement, then come back to FJ to start an argument.
User avatar #147 to #146 - cullenatorguy (11/25/2012) [-]
And all those happy Arab people just stepped out of the way gladly to let the Jews take their homes? Makes sense.
#153 to #147 - mrcrowleysr (11/25/2012) [-]
the jews just started migrating there, no one forced them to leave
User avatar #158 to #153 - cullenatorguy (11/25/2012) [-]
And then U.N. created the state of Israel, jews got frisky and rolled over with tanks paid for by U.S., and forced plenty of Arabs out.
User avatar #164 to #158 - durkadurka (11/25/2012) [-]
No actually the arabs instigated almost every conflict with Israel. Every time they've tried to attack Israel, they've ended up worse than before.

And then when Israel tries to be decent and gives some land back (ie the Gaza Strip), they're repaid with rockets lobbed randomly into their country.

Yeah it's the damn Jews.
User avatar #169 to #164 - cullenatorguy (11/25/2012) [-]
Israel was never supposed to have control of Gaza or the West Bank at all
User avatar #171 to #169 - durkadurka (11/25/2012) [-]
And they wouldn't have, had their neighbors decided to not attack.
User avatar #174 to #171 - cullenatorguy (11/25/2012) [-]
No, Israel went on a conquering spree on land they shouldn't have ever even thought about having. The U.N. was nice enough to give them land at all, then Israel decides they want more.
User avatar #175 to #174 - durkadurka (11/25/2012) [-]
Really? Come on.

"In 1967, as a result of the Six-Day War, Israel gained control of the West Bank (Judaea and Samaria), East Jerusalem, the Gaza strip and the Golan Heights. Israel also took control of the Sinai Peninsula, but returned it to Egypt as part of the 1979 Israel–Egypt Peace Treaty."


If you really didn't know this, I'd be questioning everything I knew about Israel.
User avatar #186 to #175 - cullenatorguy (11/25/2012) [-]
And who started the Six-Day War? Israel.
User avatar #207 to #186 - durkadurka (11/25/2012) [-]
The side that initiates a conflict isn't automatically at fault. The Israeli initiation was preemptive in response to the forces of various countries massing near their borders. Before conflict began Israel warned the closure of the Straits of Tiran would be considered an act of war. They considered the Strait an international waterway, a stance backed by the Western Powers. Also note that on May 27th 1967, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser stated "Our basic objective will be the destruction of Israel. The Arab people want to fight."

The conflict was not some Israeli sneak attack on unsuspecting neighbors. It was a build-up of tensions and troops until the point of war.

This stuff is very easy to research by the way.
#341 to #207 - iambatmanloljk (11/25/2012) [-]
my friend, you are the best kind of person, facts+logic+ common sense = more people need to be like you
#265 - zukowashere (11/25/2012) [-]
Israel got their land in 1948, the Arabic groups declared war on them the same day. They've been fighting for that land since the first ******* day. Cut the Jews some slack, they're surrounded by assholes who can't let them have one strip of land in the desert.
#271 to #265 - skinless (11/25/2012) [-]
i love you
User avatar #270 to #265 - swedishassassin (11/25/2012) [-]
I understand the Palestinian argument, but time and time again Israel has tried to attain peaceful measures, which were met by Arab attacks from multiple countries, defeating them, and then getting called the assholes even after giving them back fairly attained territory by conquest.

Does that term annoy people, "fair by conquest"? That is how every nation in history has been formed. Get over it.
User avatar #292 to #265 - perronfan (11/25/2012) [-]
but it was decided on by europeans and north americans, how is that in anyway fair, both sides are in the wrong, but the blind faith of average americans to support isreal causes much butthurt
#116 - joemand (11/25/2012) [-]
Ugh, nothing like a bunch of self-entitled teenagers with a **** ton of ignorance talking about politics/economics.

Lol, Europeans fighting the corrupt government? More like the governments that Europeans people wanted. Only problem is that they have begun to go broke and can't continue to keep up. So what do you people do? You decide to destroy everything in your sites and throw a noble label on it. Sounds a bunch like our little Occupy Wall Street (please don't get me started on those absolute idiots).

Hell, what am I even ranting on? I'm sure most of you probably need to get back to your 40' HD with your double latte at your side. Lol the worst part of everything is knowing what the future will be like and most of the jackasses who claim to be "educated" can't even comprehend it.
#124 to #116 - iambatmanloljk (11/25/2012) [-]
i love that picture, your comment, and you :)
But forreal totally agree
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#177 to #116 - solinvictus (11/25/2012) [-]
Not to mention the asinine comment "Palestinians fighting for their homeland," as if they are noble freedom fighters. "Freedom fighters" who, because they are so morally superior to Israel, rejoice when Israeli children are killed by their rockets. And furthermore, Judea is not the palestinian's homeland, the Jews were there thousands of years before islam even existed.

But how can you really expect some stupid, ********* teenager to have any clue about the history or the conflict in the region with public schools and news media like ours?
#135 to #116 - slowpokerfast (11/25/2012) [-]
Not entirely sure why but I find it hilarious when dumb posts like this spur dumb rants like this.

But seriously you're acting like we're tumblr, FJ isn't quite that bad.
#259 - makethingsworse (11/25/2012) [-]
I love how all of a sudden everyone is against Israel. Like the last 400 years hasn't happened. You want to know why Israel fights so hard? If you went to the Holocaust Museum there, you would know. Israel became a country where Jews can go without persecution from the rest of the world. But the Muslim radicals in Palestine didn't like the idea of Jews being able to live together in peace.
#419 to #259 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]
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User avatar #293 to #259 - perronfan (11/25/2012) [-]
because people are finally waking up to the ******** on both sides
#281 to #259 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]
Well you gotta remember Israel isn't innocent either; tell them to stop the embargo on Gaza and the construction of settlements in the West Bank and then maybe the other side would listen a bit more (Or at least lose more of their creditably).
User avatar #285 to #281 - makethingsworse (11/25/2012) [-]
Israel is far from innocent. I just hate seeing people say they are the "bad guys". It's not true. It's war. There is no bad side, people need to realize that.
User avatar #299 to #285 - darthblam (11/25/2012) [-]
Ehh.. there is usually a bad side in most conflicts... a peoples' motives usually aren't what make them bad though.. it's their means.
Murdering innocent civilians for example. You even mentioned the Holocaust, you seriously can't say that Nazi Germany's side was pretty bad in WW2.
User avatar #302 to #299 - makethingsworse (11/25/2012) [-]
The Holocaust was evil, the war was not. It was motivated by a people that felt victimized by the rest of the world. I can understand why they did what they did. But genocide can never be rationalized.
#272 to #259 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]
Really ? Gee wiz Wally i thought it was because of all that stolen land ?

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User avatar #278 to #272 - makethingsworse (11/25/2012) [-]
Good job with that URL, Anon. Real proud of you.
#296 to #278 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]
No need to be a cunt about it. That anon is correct. They don't give a **** about Jews living together. They're pissed because high-horse countries took land from them and gave it to the jews. You'd be pissed to if countries that thought they were better than you took some of your land and gave it to people just because they went through some **** . Especially if that country has a history of blaming ALL of your people for the actions the radicals take and start drone bombing the **** out of your homes and killing your children.
User avatar #306 to #296 - makethingsworse (11/25/2012) [-]
...Israel was given to the Jews by the British. Yeah, I'd be pissed off, but most of the fighting is religiously motivated.
#478 to #278 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]
Good job eating your fathers cock !
Mother will be so proud of you !
User avatar #492 to #478 - makethingsworse (11/26/2012) [-]
Good comeback, Anon. My feelings are hurt.
#78 - brokded (11/25/2012) [-]
Sorry our government isn't totally ****** :)
User avatar #202 - SupraLemon (11/25/2012) [-]
"Because America's perfect!" Says no one, ever.
#208 to #202 - wewilldinealone (11/25/2012) [-]
Here have this.
User avatar #211 to #208 - SupraLemon (11/25/2012) [-]
I was looking for that image, 'cuz I ain't got it on this new computer.
Thumb for you.
#454 - xkxixnxdx (11/25/2012) [-]
Sorry I'm not sorry.
User avatar #458 to #454 - pulluspardus (11/25/2012) [-]
Are you half canadian?
#432 - brosanction (11/25/2012) [-]
**brosanction rolled a random image posted in comment #118 at catholics in a nutshell ** what I fight for
#443 to #432 - guiltyparty (11/25/2012) [-]
totally worth fighting for :D
totally worth fighting for :D
#250 - whathappenslive (11/25/2012) [-]
I thought it was gonna be the Vancouver hockey riot at the end again...
User avatar #232 - myjeren (11/25/2012) [-]
It's because we live in such a first world country, we have the luxury to raise our problems up a few classes.
#193 - anonymous (11/25/2012) [-]
I know you guys won't care but the first one isn't Palestine.
#210 to #193 - jargos (11/25/2012) [-]
Israeli border police officers (L) try to detain a Palestinian demonstrator during clashes after a protest against Israel's military operation in Gaza, outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City November 16, 2012.

Yahoo.com "Photo's of the day". In fact, all of the pics used are from Photos of the Day!!!

User avatar #161 - mcmonsterkitty (11/25/2012) [-]
Funny because when we bail your panzie ass countries out of a fight you dont seem to complain to much. 'Murica! (p.s. bring me the red ones they amuse me)
#157 - iBlondie (11/25/2012) [-]
Does the guy on the left in the black Friday picture look a little like Walter White? Just me?
Does the guy on the left in the black Friday picture look a little like Walter White? Just me?
User avatar #151 - aerosol (11/25/2012) [-]
FJ users fight over MLP
#181 - forevertrombone (11/25/2012) [-]
Americans, and North Americans for that matter, don't give two ***** about what the rest of the world is doing. We do our own thing over here.
User avatar #209 to #181 - aldheim (11/25/2012) [-]
*The majority of first world countries.
#75 - devilshairpiecetwo (11/25/2012) [-]
You say this like it's a bad thing. I'd much rather live in a nation with an obesity epidemic than a hunger problem. This only proves that America is the most stable and wealthy of these nations, despite having tons and tons of debt.

tl;dr- America's doing pretty damn well, all things considered.
#252 - chickeniscrazy (11/25/2012) [-]
As an australian I don't get the whole black friday thing, why do yous need to bombard the stores at midnight to get things slightly cheaper. I have seen news reports of fights, beatings, and even deaths of people being trampled by the rush or murdered. Is it really worth it? This is a case of some americans having horribly ****** up priorities.
#257 to #252 - jrondeau **User deleted account** (11/25/2012) [-]
To start, it's not slightly cheaper. It's a hell of a lot cheaper (I got something for $34 that was $80 the day before at a local department store, but didn't go during the rush) than any other days in the year. A lot of people go to try and get things for Christmas at ridiculously low prices, and a lot go just for the adrenaline rush (don't personally understand this one, but it seems to be reason for a lot of people to go). Yes, some people get trampled each year, but they're just getting picked off by natural selection if they're willing to risk getting mixed up in a literal stampede of crazed shoppers.   
I don't personally see the appeal in trying to get through raging mobs of people to go shopping, but to each their own I suppose. And don't be so quick to 						****					 on Americans for this, I'm sure that if Australia had sweeping Black Friday sales you would have the same thing happening over there.
To start, it's not slightly cheaper. It's a hell of a lot cheaper (I got something for $34 that was $80 the day before at a local department store, but didn't go during the rush) than any other days in the year. A lot of people go to try and get things for Christmas at ridiculously low prices, and a lot go just for the adrenaline rush (don't personally understand this one, but it seems to be reason for a lot of people to go). Yes, some people get trampled each year, but they're just getting picked off by natural selection if they're willing to risk getting mixed up in a literal stampede of crazed shoppers.

I don't personally see the appeal in trying to get through raging mobs of people to go shopping, but to each their own I suppose. And don't be so quick to **** on Americans for this, I'm sure that if Australia had sweeping Black Friday sales you would have the same thing happening over there.
#463 to #257 - chickeniscrazy (11/25/2012) [-]
I said SOME americans have ****** up priorities, I didn't generalize and **** on all of america. When I see images or videos of black friday rushes it literally looks like sheep being herded into a pen. It's a horrible idea and not worth the lives (really sad I have to say that) that it costs. All over buying some material goods at cheaper prices, good god
User avatar #337 to #257 - scruffstah (11/25/2012) [-]
I usually slip in after the big groups. I went into Best Buy, picked up Assassin's Creed Revelations and Assassin's Creed III (saved $48 buying those two, by the way), a Kindle Fire, and an iPad case, and it took me less than 30 minutes.
User avatar #260 to #257 - makethingsworse (11/25/2012) [-]
It also makes sense if you look at the financial crisis we are faced with. I mean, sure, it's not as bad as Africa or Egypt...but it's still a pretty ******* big deal.
User avatar #220 - philliyoMLB (11/25/2012) [-]
I don't understand these, sure there are some dumbasses who do this, but I believe in EVERY country there are positives and negatives, some might not see the negatives or positives of other countries because of cultural differences. Everyone shut up if he has a problem with the black friday stuff (so do I) let him be. I think America is stupid for this stuff but I don't think America is stupid. I think Europe's sense of humor is weird and immature but I don't think Europe is immature. OP just pulled a classic media trick that's all.
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