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Kerry's Balkan Policy May Defeat Him
Chronicles Magazine ^ | 14 October 2004 | Srdja Trifkovic

Posted on 10/14/2004 8:47:35 PM PDT by MegaSilver

There is a bloc of voters that may easily decide the forthcoming election. A little over a million Serbian-Americans—their exact number is uncertain but this is a conservative estimate—are likely to vote this year in greater numbers than ever before. The significance of this group becomes obvious if we look at its geographic distribution. After Chicago, the main Serbian-American centers are Pittsburgh, PA; Cleveland, OH; and Milwaukee, WI. There are thousands of retirees in Florida and sizeable pockets in St. Louis (MO) and suburban New Jersey. In each of those states the size of the community exceeds the likely margin of victory for either candidate on November 2.

In the past this was not a homogenous voting bloc. The old Serbian diaspora in the Rust Belt—third and fourth-generation, often unionized—was sympathetic to the Democrats, while most post-1945 anti-Tito émigrés and their descendents tended to support the GOP on the account of its more solid anti-communist credentials. This time, however, both these groups will be united against Senator John Kerry. As serbsforbush.com explains, "Serbian Americans believe a Bush administration will have the integrity and wisdom to pursue even-handed and objective policies with respect to their ancestral homeland." As individuals many Serbian-Americans—steel mill retirees and yuppies alike—disagree with some aspects of President Bush's policies, but as members of the community they take note of the fact that John Kerry's foreign policy is being molded by Clinton's veterans whose zeal for anti-Serb interventions has been abundantly proven.

On his web site Senator Kerry says of the Balkans, "We will continue to support the ethnic re-integration of Bosnia" and "The people of Kosovo must be able to determine their own future." "Re-integration of Bosnia" is the code for the revision of the Dayton Agreement and the liquidation of the Republika Srpska demanded by the Muslims. "Self-determination" is the code for Kosovo's independence.

Candidate Kerry declared last month, "Saddam Hussein was a brutal dictator who deserves his own special place in hell, but that was not, in itself, a reason to go to war." Six years earlier, however, Senator John Forbes Kerry voted Yes to S Con Res 21 (introduced by Biden, D-DE, the "Kosovo Resolution") to authorize the war against Yugoslavia, which was adopted 58-41 on March 23, 1999.

Last summer Mr. Kerry sent a vacuous note to the Serbian National Federation in Pittsburgh, ending it in Serbian with "Ziveli i mnogaja ljeta!" ("Long life and many years," a traditional Serbian greeting). One week later, however, he addressed a much longer and politically binding message to the Albanian-American community (July 23, 2004) in which he said he was proud to receive support from Albanians, promised to takcle the final status of Kosovo immediately, and attacked the Bush administration for "turning its back" on the region:

"The people of Kosovo must be able to determine their own future, including how they want to be governed . . . Continued delay—which is all the Bush administration has offered—hardens the positions of extremists on all sides . . . I will need your help in building the support we will need in Congress and with the American people to carry out this historic task . . . I am proud that we will, together, help make real the dream of Albanians, of Americans, of our allies."

The KLA chief Hashim Thaci was subsequently invited to the Democratic National Convention, which in itself was scandalous. On his return to Pristina declared: "It was confirmed once again that a Democratic administration would recognize and respect the will of the people of Kosova [sic!] for self-determination."

"People are policy," they say in Washington, and history suggests that ‘range of opinion' will shape a new president's foreign policy as much as the specific ideas the candidate advances during the campaign. Richard Holbrooke, who infamously called Serbs "murderous assholes" (in an interview with Ted Koppel, Nov. 6, 1995), is slated for a top diplomatic post if Kerry is elected. Another candidate for Powell's office is Senator Joseph Biden, who sponsored the Senate resolution (March 23, 1999) authorizing Clinton to bomb Serbia. James Rubin, Albright's chief propagandist during the Kosovo war, is Kerry's senior foreign policy advisor. General Wesley Clark is also an advisor to Kerry, and tipped to be a likely successor to Donald Rumsfeld. While commanding the military campaign against Serbia he bombed civilian targets and presided over the massive use of depeleted uranium weapons. "He would rise out of his seat and slap the table. â€˜I've got to get the maximum violence out of this campaign—now!'" (The Washington Post, 21 September 1999)

Then there's Dr. Ronald D. Asmus, Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs under Albright and now Kerry's foreign policy advisor, who says that the "unfinished business in the Balkans" is the most pressing foreign policy issue and who hailed the decision "to wage a war to stop Serbian aggression in Kosovo" as the defining moment for NATO. There's Will Marshall, also Kerry's foreign policy advisor, who enthuses over "the exemplary nature of the 1999 U.S.-led intervention in Kosovo"—a policy that, he says, was "consciously based on a mix of moral values and security interests with the parallel goals of halting a humanitarian tragedy and ensuring NATO's credibility." There's Philip James, former senior Democratic Party strategist, who says that Abu Ghriab was "sickeningly reminiscent of the darkest days of Serbian supremacy in the Balkans." The list is long, but the quotes are all alike. As The New York Times noted (April 11, 2004) Kerry's foreign policy advisors are more hawkish than most Democrats: "He routinely consults [with] Biden, Berger and Holbrooke… Potential secretaries of State Biden and Holbrooke, for instance, were leading advocates of military intervention against Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic during the 1990s… Many of the key figures around Kerry staunchly supported the Kosovo war."

In brief, Serbian-American voters are aware that an incoming Kerry regime would seek to "finish the job" in the Balkans by dismembering Serbia, recognizing Kosovo's "independence", encouraging Montenegro's secession, destroying Republika Srpska, and "internationalizing" the crisis (non-existent for now, but certain to be duly procured) in Vojvodina and the Sanjak.

Kerry's proposed Balkan policy is reckless in the extreme, and it should be a matter of concern not only to the ethnic group most adversely affected, but also to all Americans who are sick and tired of foreign adventures—by either party—that are not related to this country's security interests. Kerry wants to unleash a chain reaction he won't be able to control. If Kosovo is granted independence on the grounds that a geographically compact ethnic minority is entitled to secession, will the Albanians in Macedonia not demand the same right, based on the same model? Theoretically, the Hungarians in Rumania, who are more numerous than Kosovo's Albanians, could also invoke it. What will stop the Russians in the Ukraine (Crimea), in Moldova, in Estonia, and in northern Kazakhstan from following suit? What about the Turks in Thrace, and the chronically unstable and unviable Dayton-Bosnia, to mention but some of the European dominos that may fall in the wake of Kosovo's evolution under NATO? And finally, will the same apply when the Mexicans in southern California, New Mexico, Arizona, or Texas eventually outnumber their Anglo neighbors and start demanding bilingual statehood, leading to reunification with Mexico?

Kerry's advocacy of Kosovo's independence would reward mass ethnic cleansing and murder, carried out on a massive scale by the Albanians ever since the beginning of the NATO occupation four years ago. It would condone the principle that an ethnic minority's plurality in a given locale or region provides grounds for that region's secession—a precedent that may yet come to haunt America in the increasingly mono-ethnic and mono-lingual Southwest. It would terminally alienate the Serbs, whose cooperation is crucial to making the Balkans finally stable and peaceful, at a time when American energy, money and manpower is more pressingly needed further east. It would create an inherently unstable polity that will be an even safer haven for assorted criminals and Islamic extremists than it is today. It would re-ignite the war in neighboring Macedonia, where the current semblance of peace is absolutely predicated upon the continuing status quo in Kosovo. Last but not least, it would commit the United States to continuing the Clinton-Gore "nation-building" Balkan obsession that culminated with the bombing of Serbia in 1999—an illogical, immoral, and utterly untenable rearrangement of the regional architecture which it would be in America's interest to reverse, not ratify and make semi-permanent.

The Serbian-American community is determined to deny Senator Kerry an opportunity to pursue policies that would be destablizing to peace and stability in the Balkans, catastrophic to the interests of their ancestral land, deeply detrimental to the reputation of the United States, and contrary to all American ideals.


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1 posted on 10/14/2004 8:47:37 PM PDT by MegaSilver
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To: MegaSilver

The Serbs were wronged by the US, badly.

Muslims started the butchering, we should have let the Serbs alone to fix THIER muslim problem.

Are we going to side with the muslims in France when that country deteriorates into the same situation as Checkoslovakia(sp?)?

Or Holland? Or Germany? Or any western nation? Eventually, maybe measured in generations, it will be so here in the US.
We already see the contempt the elitist cities on the coasts hold for "flyover country". The muslims are coming, and will join with the leftists to destroy America.

Remember the Winter Olympics in Saraejevo(sp?)? How long did it take for that country to descend into chaos. Due to the madness that is islam. Look what islam has done everywhere it's followed. Just look, and try telling yourself it's a noble, peaceful, enlightened religion. If you can convince yourself of that, then you and yours will deserve the death the muslims have planned for you.


2 posted on 10/14/2004 9:11:03 PM PDT by Stopislamnow
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To: All

Sorry meant to post to all. Not a personal attack.


3 posted on 10/14/2004 9:12:33 PM PDT by Stopislamnow
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To: MegaSilver
Thanks for this article, I think the kerry people will be surprised by the amount of support there is for G.W.

I went to the website listed in the article & thanked them for supporting our President in the upcoming election.

4 posted on 10/14/2004 9:16:57 PM PDT by blondee123 (Proud Member of the FR Pajama Blogger Brigade - New Sheriffs in Town!)
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To: MegaSilver

The United Nations Security Council
did not authorize the use of force, in this matter.
Can anyone say 'Global Test'.


5 posted on 10/14/2004 9:18:45 PM PDT by greasepaint
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To: MegaSilver

It would be really DELICIOUS if Kerry lost a close election due to the Serbian-American vote!!!!


6 posted on 10/14/2004 9:29:54 PM PDT by Honorary Serb (Kerry is an empty suit, and Soros is his puppet-master!)
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To: MegaSilver

Two words: "Psephologically insignificant".


7 posted on 10/14/2004 9:59:09 PM PDT by Hoplite
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To: Torie

SAT word ping.


8 posted on 10/14/2004 9:59:46 PM PDT by Hoplite
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To: Hoplite

LOL. It is ludicrous, and there really is no evidence that American Serbs, who tend to be Dem, while the Croats tend to be Pubbie, are voting on this issue (non issue). If Croats really believed that Kerry would "dismember" Serbia, look for them to vote for Kerry. Voinovich is a Serb by the way. Interesting - not.


9 posted on 10/14/2004 10:11:34 PM PDT by Torie
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To: Stopislamnow

If I recall, the Serbs were killed in the millions by the Croatian Ustashis and Bosnian Muslims, who both collaborated with the Nazis. There were two Muslim SS divisions setup by SS leader Heinrich Himmler, a friend and admirer of Islam. The Ustashis and Hanjar SS were very barbaric and brutal. Sadly, many Ustashis never saw justice and fled to Argentina with the help of Juan and Evita Peron. The Hanjar SS division fled to Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq.


10 posted on 10/14/2004 10:12:03 PM PDT by Ptarmigan (Proud rabbit hater and killer)
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To: Ptarmigan

I just read "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich" by Shirer which only touched on the muzzie connection. It didn't go into detail on it though. Can you point me to a book on it? I have an idea about how deep that connection was, but I'd like to know alot more about it.


11 posted on 10/14/2004 10:15:31 PM PDT by Stopislamnow
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To: Stopislamnow
The muslims are coming, and will join with the leftists to destroy America.

Not necessarily. When they find out that their dreams of socialism and homosexual porn are in danger, Leftists will quickly join the resistance against the Islamic movement. Remember, after all, that Milosevic WAS a member of the Communist Party and in his youth had been a public opponent of nationalism.

12 posted on 10/14/2004 10:17:29 PM PDT by MegaSilver
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To: Stopislamnow

The millions figure is gross hyperbole. There were about 6K or so Croats and Muslims in SS "divisions." They were very ineffectual for the Nazis. Tito slaughtered many more Serbs actually than the ethnic SS "divisions" did, those who supported the king, and actually slaughtered many more Croats and Muslims that the SS divisions did. In any event, fighting old wars, rather than dealing with the present is a dead end. I hope Serbia is absorbing that. I think they are, I hope they are, but I am not sure. Most of Europe has got out of the business of worrying about borders. One hopes the Balkans follow suit.


13 posted on 10/14/2004 10:22:49 PM PDT by Torie
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To: MegaSilver

Please.
What do the athiests, condom-throwers, screeching feminists, abortion enthusiasts, Hollywood drunks, single welfare-mothers, race hustlers, and all the rest of the losers, weirdos, parasites and weaklings who make up the base of the Democrat party care about the Balkans?


14 posted on 10/14/2004 10:24:12 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Stopislamnow

You should check out Chuck Morse's book "The Nazi Connection to Islamic Terrorism: Adolf Hitler and Haj Amin Al-Husseini". I never have read the book or seen it at a book store. I like to read it though. Amazon has it though. This book deals solely with the Nazis/Muslim connection. Another book you should read is Simon Wisenthal's "The Murderers Among Us". It talks about many Nazis had Arabic names and passports from Muslim countries, mainly from Egypt and Syria. They were often living in South America, like Argentina and Uruguay mostly. It also talks of thousands of Nazis fleeing to the Middle East. John Loftus's "The Secret War Against the Jews" talks of the Communist, Nazis, and Muslim connection. Communsists, particularly Kim Philby smuggled Nazis into the Middle East as a way to discredit democracy and America. It talks of Nazis fleeing to Palestine. What always got to me, is why no one publicizes about Nazis fleeing to the Middle East. I estimate tens of thousands of Nazis/Nazis collaborators fled to Muslim countries, like Egypt, Syria, Iran, Palestine, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia. I know more Nazis fled to South America like Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil.


15 posted on 10/14/2004 10:26:12 PM PDT by Ptarmigan (Proud rabbit hater and killer)
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To: Torie

Tito was a Croatian.


16 posted on 10/14/2004 10:27:14 PM PDT by Ptarmigan (Proud rabbit hater and killer)
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To: Ptarmigan
If I recall, the Serbs were killed in the millions by the Croatian Ustashis and Bosnian Muslims, who both collaborated with the Nazis. There were two Muslim SS divisions setup by SS leader Heinrich Himmler, a friend and admirer of Islam. The Ustashis and Hanjar SS were very barbaric and brutal. Sadly, many Ustashis never saw justice and fled to Argentina with the help of Juan and Evita Peron. The Hanjar SS division fled to Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq.

Slavs were definitely a favorite target of the Nazis.

Anyway, I'm not sure about the specific outcome of the incident or the collaboration of Bosniaks, but I do know that Himmler was indeed a critic of "soft" Christianity and praised Islam for its masculinity and martiality. I also know that Hitler romanticized it enough to ally with the Persians--the original Aryans (hence the name "Iran": "land of the Aryans").

But back to Serbia. I do know that in the fascist Independent State of Croatia (which was actually a puppet state for the Axis powers, who occupied the country and then propped up the Ustaše movement), Slavko Kvaternik demonized the Serbs because of their repressive Yugoslav king. Also, at the time, its boundaries included what is now Bosnia. I don't know what was up with the Bosniaks, but I do know that the Ustaše envisioned the following plan: kill 1/3 of the Serbs, "convert" another 1/3 to Roman Catholicism [at gunpoint], and expel the rest. Not sure how far they got on this before we went in and kicked their *ss*s.

17 posted on 10/14/2004 10:27:19 PM PDT by MegaSilver
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To: MegaSilver; Ptarmigan
I do know that the Ustaše envisioned the following plan: kill 1/3 of the Serbs, "convert" another 1/3 to Roman Catholicism [at gunpoint], and expel the rest. Not sure how far they got on this before we went in and kicked their *ss*s.

I may have been wrong on this: it was actually "Kill 1/2, convert 1/4, and expel another 1/4." It is difficult to tell just how many they killed in actuality. A whole lot of people died on that continent, after all.

18 posted on 10/14/2004 10:30:55 PM PDT by MegaSilver
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To: MegaSilver

I know the Nazis hated Slavic people, just as much as the Jews. Many Slavs were killed by the Nazis, even more then Jews I have read. The funny thing is that Slavs are more likely to be blonde hair and blue eyes, more so then the Germans. As for Nazis wanting to ally with the Persians, that does not surprise me. Iran is Farsi for Aryan. I know many Nazis fled to Iran after World War II. I believe mostly SS and Nazis collbarators.


19 posted on 10/14/2004 10:31:09 PM PDT by Ptarmigan (Proud rabbit hater and killer)
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To: Ptarmigan

Half Slovenian I think as well, but I could be wrong. In any event, he was a Communist first, and had no ethnic agenda per se. He just killed his opponents without any ehtnic bigotry, and he killed a lot of them.


20 posted on 10/14/2004 10:31:29 PM PDT by Torie
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To: Torie

I read Tito was full bled Croatian. Anyways, he was a commie like you said. Commies kill period.


21 posted on 10/14/2004 10:32:18 PM PDT by Ptarmigan (Proud rabbit hater and killer)
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To: Torie
Most of Europe has got out of the business of worrying about borders. One hopes the Balkans follow suit.

I sense a bit of sarcasm here. If not, keep in mind that only about 4% of Europeans consider themselves "European" first. The rest think of themselves as "French," "German," "Irish," "Italian," etc. European nations do still survive, in spite of their governments attempts to destroy the nation-state. And that is precisely why the envisioned "United States of Europe" will never come to pass. The EU will die. It is not a matter of "if," but "when."

On the Balkans specifically, it would help to remember that the whole Land of the South Slavs ("Yugoslavia") WAS united under one banner, and it ended up splitting up. That is exactly what will happen if Europe tries to melt itself together completely.

22 posted on 10/14/2004 10:35:08 PM PDT by MegaSilver
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To: MegaSilver

Europe is giving its regions great autonomy (Scotland et al), and of course Czechoslovakia self rendered peacefully. Nobody cares there about borders within the EU, there is free movement of peoples in the EU (the Krauts are moving back into the Sudetenland), and many decisions now are made centrally in the EU.


23 posted on 10/14/2004 10:40:21 PM PDT by Torie
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To: MegaSilver
Thanks for posting. I am 1/2 Serbian and voted by absentee for Bush. I dont really like him, but I detest the thought of Holbrooke, Albright and their goon squad being in charge of foreign policy. I was so ashamed of my country during the US bombing campaign in Yugoslavia. The lies, misrepresentations, and carnage was horrifying.

I am glad that Serbian Americans are starting to organize. It was about time.

24 posted on 10/14/2004 10:41:07 PM PDT by oilfieldtrash
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To: Ptarmigan
I know the Nazis hated Slavic people, just as much as the Jews. Many Slavs were killed by the Nazis, even more then Jews I have read.

I don't know if it's accurate to say that they hated Slavs more than Jews. It's important to remember that, proportionally speaking the amount of Slavs killed would have been less than the number of Jews killed even if the raw number was greater. The Poles certainly fared far better under the Nazis than did the Jews.

Of course, the Poles were Catholic. It's possible (and wouldn't surprise me) if Germany had a particular ire against Orthodoxy as well. I really ought to read up on it some more.

Anyway, from a moral standpoint, it hardly matters. Even if we grant that the Slavs fared slightly better than the Jews under the Nazi regime, to call them "privileged" would be akin to calling the Jews under the Ottomans "privileged" because they were tormented slightly less than the Christians.

The funny thing is that Slavs are more likely to be blonde hair and blue eyes, more so then the Germans.

Maybe they were jealous. :)

As for Nazis wanting to ally with the Persians, that does not surprise me. Iran is Farsi for Aryan. I know many Nazis fled to Iran after World War II. I believe mostly SS and Nazis collbarators.

Yup.

25 posted on 10/14/2004 10:42:36 PM PDT by MegaSilver
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To: Ptarmigan
"Josip Broz "Tito" (1892-1980) was born in Croatia - his father was Croatian and his mother was Slovenian. Tito controlled Yugoslavia (now Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro and Macedonia) for thirty-five years."

The internet is a wonderful thing. I am pleased that my incipient senility is still incipient.

26 posted on 10/14/2004 10:45:40 PM PDT by Torie
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To: oilfieldtrash
Thanks for posting. I am 1/2 Serbian and voted by absentee for Bush. I dont really like him, but I detest the thought of Holbrooke, Albright and their goon squad being in charge of foreign policy.

I know what you mean. You're not the only Serb I've encountered who feels that way, either.

I was so ashamed of my country during the US bombing campaign in Yugoslavia. The lies, misrepresentations, and carnage was horrifying.

Completely agree.

You know, actually, I'm not a big fan of Bush either, and I was planning to vote for Peroutka until a Serbian friend of mine alerted me to Kerry's platform on Kosovo. I wanted to kill Bill Clinton for forcing me to choose between voting my conscience and casting my vote in the direction that might be my only hope for my fellow Christians. I calmed down after a bit of prayer and pasta, but it still almost makes me want to cry.

27 posted on 10/14/2004 10:46:20 PM PDT by MegaSilver
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To: Torie

Oh OK. Anyways, Tito is a bad man.


28 posted on 10/14/2004 10:49:10 PM PDT by Ptarmigan (Proud rabbit hater and killer)
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To: Torie

You obviously don't live in Europe.


29 posted on 10/14/2004 11:15:48 PM PDT by Jane_N (Truth, like beauty....is in the eyes of the beholder! And please DON'T feed the trolls!)
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To: MegaSilver

"Serbian Americans for Bush"-Ping

You guys don't now what that means for me...

TOOOOOOOO.....BRACO I SESTRE....!!!

btw...

http://www.serbianna.com/columns/mb/025.shtml


30 posted on 10/14/2004 11:40:03 PM PDT by dj_animal_2000
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To: Stopislamnow

Bmp


31 posted on 10/15/2004 4:33:39 AM PDT by ehoxha
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To: dj_animal_2000

while talking with 2 albanians in southern serbia, near Presevo, they committed they love Kerry and hate Bush.


32 posted on 10/15/2004 9:36:38 AM PDT by ma bell (Niti cemo se pokoriti, niti ukloniti We shall neither yield or submit.)
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To: MegaSilver

Bush can most likely expect the support of Macedonian-Americans too as they too are concerned about Kerry's support to the Albanians. They are well aware of what Kerry winning would mean for their ancestral homeland. Although I don't know how large the Macedonian-American population is, I'm sure that together with the Serbian-Americans they can cause quite blow to Kerry.


33 posted on 10/15/2004 10:09:50 AM PDT by Jane_N (Truth, like beauty....is in the eyes of the beholder! And please DON'T feed the trolls!)
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To: ma bell

http://www.albanian.com/community/modules.php?name=Surveys&op=results&pollID=19&mode=&order=&thold=

That says it all....

34 posted on 10/15/2004 11:09:03 AM PDT by dj_animal_2000
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To: ma bell
Monument to Bush

Bujanovac - A group of Serbian intellectuals from Kosovo Pomoravlje started initiative for monument being made to USA President George Bush in the municipality of Kosovoska Kamenica. The monument would be dedicated to Bush as 'the biggest fighter against world terrorism'.

'The monument will be 35 meters high and Serbs from Kosovska Kamenica, Vitina, Novo Brdo and Gnjilane will finance its construction. Serbs from Diaspora are expected to join', Trajan Petkovic one of the initiators told Beta agency.

http://www.blic.co.yu/arhiva/2002-06-07/E-Index.htm
35 posted on 10/15/2004 11:20:21 AM PDT by dj_animal_2000
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To: dj_animal_2000; Hoplite

Every Freeper should know this that Clinton's terrorist buddies the KLA, support Kerry


36 posted on 10/15/2004 1:18:20 PM PDT by ehoxha
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To: ehoxha; ma bell; Jane_N; Honorary Serb; DSBull; Destro

Do you guys know this site ????

http://www.orthodoxchristiansforbush.com/index.shtml


37 posted on 10/15/2004 10:36:32 PM PDT by dj_animal_2000
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To: oilfieldtrash
I am with you and agree with your position. Kerry will need to show a quick foreign policy win and that would mean Serbs again as scapegoats. As bad as many think Bush is - if you are Orthodox and or Slav or just care for ritous foreign policy pray for a Bush victory.
38 posted on 10/16/2004 1:11:24 AM PDT by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorism by visiting johnathangaltfilms.com and jihadwatch.org)
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To: MegaSilver; Ptarmigan
Alija Izetbegovic, Muslim Who Led Bosnia, Dies at 78 (was Nazi, al-Qaeda and Shariah polygamist)
39 posted on 10/16/2004 1:13:04 AM PDT by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorism by visiting johnathangaltfilms.com and jihadwatch.org)
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To: Destro
wasn't he a leader of a muslim offshoot of the Hitler Youth also ?

didn't he try to keep it going even after the war ended ?

40 posted on 10/16/2004 7:07:44 AM PDT by ehoxha
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To: ehoxha

yes and yes.


41 posted on 10/16/2004 11:16:47 AM PDT by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorism by visiting johnathangaltfilms.com and jihadwatch.org)
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To: MegaSilver

Yes, you are wrong, but correctness is irrelevant let's just say that the Ustashe envisioned the following plan: kill 1/3 of the Serbs, "convert" another 1/3 to Roman Catholicism [at gunpoint], and expel 1/3…for more details about Croatian crimes against Serbs see the following link…

http://www.reformation.org/holocaus.html#Contents

When Serbian Americans take things serious, in this case this took 14 years to realize they are a viable voting block…Good bye Mr. Kerry or should I say Clinton’s clone…

Kosovo Resolution for Independence Dropped!, Serbian Unity Congress, October 14, 2004

http://news.serbianunity.net/press/suc302.html


42 posted on 10/16/2004 8:42:48 PM PDT by FordPrefect57
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To: FordPrefect57

I think most Serbian Americans need to have a link to this site…and please donate for a good cause.

http://www.serbsforbush.com/


43 posted on 10/16/2004 8:48:20 PM PDT by FordPrefect57
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To: dj_animal_2000
I think most Serbian Americans need to have a link to this site…and please donate it is for a good cause.

http://www.serbsforbush.com/

The Presidential election is only weeks away and every vote will count. Serbian Americans across the United States agree that they must do all that they can to re-elect President George W. Bush as the next President of the United States and to keep the Democrats out of the White House.

www.SerbsforBush.com is dedicated to:

For questions, comments or to join our mailing list, please contact

info@serbsforbush.com

44 posted on 10/16/2004 8:53:51 PM PDT by FordPrefect57
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To: MegaSilver; ninenot; sittnick; steve50; Hegemony Cricket; Willie Green; Wolfie; ex-snook; FITZ; ...
A little over a million Serbian-Americans—their exact number is uncertain but this is a conservative estimate—are likely to vote this year in greater numbers than ever before.

Add to this Greeks, Armenians, Russian Jews and some others - and Kerry will loose.

45 posted on 10/17/2004 5:56:37 AM PDT by A. Pole (MadeleineAlbright:"I fell in love with Americans in uniform.And I continue to have that love affair")
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To: A. Pole

Unfortunately I think most American Armenians live in California or Massachusetts. And they've voted reliably Democratic thusfar.


46 posted on 10/17/2004 12:24:16 PM PDT by HostileTerritory
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To: FordPrefect57
http://www.reformation.org/holocaus.html#Contents

While I appreciate your contributions, I must say that I am a Roman Catholic and I find that site *highly* insulting.

47 posted on 10/20/2004 8:27:30 PM PDT by MegaSilver
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To: Stopislamnow
Checkoslovakia(sp?)?

Perhpas you mean Yugoslavia???

48 posted on 10/20/2004 8:36:51 PM PDT by Poincare
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To: Poincare

yugoslovakia then =P

You're right of course.


49 posted on 10/20/2004 8:44:40 PM PDT by Stopislamnow
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To: MegaSilver

It is irrelevant that you are Catholic in this context; the content on that site is very accurate and verifiable…that is the link I provided or the e-book titled “The Vatican's Holocaust - Revealed at Last!” by Avro Manhattan, all information in the e-book are derived from existing documents, Vatican sources, and pictures, which are public information, it is just that author/publisher waited 50 years to publish the facts about that unfortunate part of Vatican history. What would be insulting is to dismiss it based on the fact that it points the wrongs done by the Catholic Church at that time, during WWII; this is part of history and not up for interpretation or revision.

Perhaps it is not the content that is insulting to you, perhaps it is the site that contains the information if that is the case please look at the site below and this author, maybe you will find this author and this academic study of Vatican’s digressions more palatable.

http://iupress.indiana.edu/textnet/0-253-33725-9/0253108349.htm


50 posted on 10/21/2004 3:41:16 PM PDT by FordPrefect57
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