Rich wrote:Pinochet was a great man who saved his country from the same fate as Venezuela. The removal of Saddam was a great and noble humanitarian act that brought to end three decades of Saddam's totalitarian evil, eight decades of Sunni Muslim tyranny and hundreds of years of domination by the Sunni Muslim bully boys.
Its said if you kill a thousand Sunni Muslim terrorists, ten thousand will rise up to replace them. Brilliant kill those ten thousands as well, and if hundred thousand Sunni Muslim terrorists .........
They say that , 'history is bunk', well, all I can say about that is, were it not for the facts
involved in history, that, there are amongst us, people who, given the chance, thinking that people have short memories, give license to them to 'idolise' their historic 'idols' & simply ignore the realities of their rule.
That such people think that they can post on forums about their heroes, by 'romaticising' them as being "great
", without being called out on them is, to say the least, a bit 'naive'.PINOCHET
, like any 'leader' who wore a uniform, bore within his chest, the hallmarks & trappings of a Dictator.
Pinochet's military murdered & tortured at the very least, some 30,000 people, 27,000 of whom were first tortured, with around 3,000 being executed by his forces.
In the early days of his regime, the 'caravan of death' was well known, whereby his regime of secret police, arrested, raped, used every barbaric method of torture that would have made the SS blush with admiration, followed by the disappearance of such people, of whom, at least 200.000 did so according to .
That was used to quell dissent, instill fear & to control every aspect of Chilean life.ALL
of which, counts for nothing to some ignorant people who believe the world would be a better place, were there more of their so-called, 'heroes' around in control.