Monday, July 05, 2010

Iraqis in London unhappy with Iraqi govt

I'm in London and the mood among Iraqis here is one of severe disdain for the Iraqi government. The lack of electricity and clean water coupled with rampant corruption in Iraq seven years after the fall of the dictator is an embarrassment to most Iraqis I know. I have been surprised to hear some Iraqi Shia say that Saddam's government was better than the current one. Saddam was better than Maliki? Really?? That is shocking. They are undoubtedly exaggerating, as many Iraqis often do, but it's nevertheless quite the slap in the face for Nouri al Maliki and his Da3wa party.

I have been surprised to see that even many of my religious relatives are now saying that religion must be separated from government. I see more Iraqis mocking Shia clerics who mix religion and politics. More Iraqi Shia I've met in London see Iran as the biggest problem for Iraq rather than Saudi Arabia and they see Ammar al Hakim as subservient to Iran. Muqtada al Sadr is a joke. Yesterday my father's friend called Sadr "majnoon" (crazy) and derided the clerics in the Iraqi government. More and more Iraqis are becoming tired of Iraqi politicians whose priority is religion instead of government.

Maliki is also becoming the butt of jokes. He got on TV last week to apologize about the electricity situation. Nobody believes he is sincere and people think his efforts are too little too late. It seems that the longer Maliki tries to hold on to power, the more Iraqis see him as selfish and out of touch with ordinary Iraqis. As Iraqi political analyst Ibrahim Sumydai put it, "There is a dictator inside each one of them. It is a culture."

16 comments :

Bruno said...

Interesting post, thanks.

Bruno said...

I do seriously hope that the move away from uber-strict religion is part of a permanent shift in Iraqi society. Religious folks in my experience have the least tolerance for other people's opinions.

Don Cox said...

"I have been surprised to hear some Iraqi Shia say that Saddam's government was better than the current one."

Under Saddam, competent professionals such as the people who ran the elecrtricity supply, had to join the Baath to keep their jobs. Many or most of these competent people have left Iraq. It will take time for a new generation of professionals to grow up.

Dolly said...

Shia idiots in Iraq think they are defending Ali from the Wahhabis. (Ali is the false deity of the Shiites.)

Does that sound like a secular agenda. Yet cheerleaders of the Shia evildoers in Iraq like to paint it as secularism.

You and whatever you worship besides Allah are in the Fire.

Aton said...

"Mike Tyson goes on Mecca pilgrimage"

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/breaking-news/mike-tyson-goes-on-mecca-pilgrimage/story-fn3dxity-1225887569803

Anonymous said...

Have you learned to speak the language of Iraqis yet?

Most Iraqis would love a return to the rule of the Bath party. Saddam Hussein enjoys the support of 58% of Iraqis, and 75% of Iraqis excuding the Kurds who are living in a separate northern region and have no interest in any Iraqi regime.

The resistance is continuing. Joe Biden can tell you that because just yesterday he had to go into hiding again in the green zone. lol.

I dont think are are in London btw, but if you are, hurry back, those hot Latinas cant be deprived of a sexy Iraqi mojo like you.

Dolly said...

Check out this comment from Yahoo News: http://img806.imageshack.us/img806/3995/97144999.jpg

Do you see what he says about the Eyerakeez ?

Does it not confirm what I'm saying to you, and does it not fly in the face of what you're trying to say here

Anonymous said...

Meanwhile the Qataris suck American cock as they host the US CENTCOM. Dolly, do you know what CENTCOM stands for, hmara?

Saudis and Kuwaitis have been sucking American cock and swallowing for decades now, yet Dolly condemns Iraqis for working with Americans to rid themselves of the Wahhabi terrorist scum of earth. Go Iraqis and Americans! Kill the Wahhabi scum of earth. Help the Wahhabi idiots meet Allah like they want.

Aton said...

Dolly, are you for real? You make the dumbest comments.

Anon, where did you get your statistics? -Arab Jarab Today?

Did you see Mike Tyson the Rapist came down to Mecca to worship the black rock with your Arab Jarab terrorist buddies. AKA the “resistance” hahahahahahahahahahah.

You guys can keep him. He will fit right in to your oppressive racist misogynic society.

Anonymous said...

That was the mojo and he sounds jealous he has not been sucking american cock. Go ahead suck american cock dude. Go for it. Go deep. Gag on it. Spit on it. there you go. now that is a good faggot. get on your knees next to the other arab traitors and work that dick.

Aton said...

Are you describing Saddam and Satan?

http://www.southparkstudios.com/clips/152225

Aton said...

"now that is a good faggot. get on your knees" "and work that dick"
Anon

Anon, it sounds as if you have first 'hand' experience? Why do you write in the first person?

Iraqi Mojo said...

I love women, especially Latina women:) I love Lebanese women too.

Toady said...

Bruno;

Religious folks in my experience have the least tolerance for other people's opinions.

You might want to read up on the atheist regimes of Stalin and Pol Pot.

Anonymous said...

Iraqi Mojo said...
I love women, especially Latina women:) I love Lebanese women too.

7/8/10 3:04 AM

you sound like a virgin. I'd bet you have never even seen a pussy.

Aton said...

"You might want to read up on the atheist regimes of Stalin and Pol Pot."
Toady

Don't forget Mao.