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Free Tibet?

It’s not too uncommon to see people driving around with “Free Tibet” bumper stickers. They see Tibet as the pinnacle of peaceful existence and want it freed from Chinese takeover. The ironic thing is that there was another country that was taken over by a far more hostile regime. The regime killed over 300,000 of it’s own people with weapons of mass destruction in the form of poison gas. The regime harbored and encouraged terrorists and routinely rounded up its people and made them “disappear.” The regime even tried to overtake neighboring countries. Finally, one day, that regime went…

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Free Tibet… but how?

If you drive, it won’t be too long before you see someone with a Free Tibet bumper sticker. When I see these, I wonder, if the US were to free Tibet by sending in our military, going to war with China, and taking back the country so they could govern themselves, would those who protested our presence in Kuwait or Iraq (who are generally the same people who would be likely to have a “Free Tibet” bumper sticker) react similarly to our heading into Tibet? Would they be upset about how it was freed? Would they even notice it…

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