Comments:US Congressional panel claims Turkey committed genocide

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Fess up you turks. get over it, you commited a genocide, so did we (the americans), so did the germans so did the rwandans with the help of the french. pretending that it didn't happen isn't going to change the facts of history.

US Senate,"Take the log out of your own eye before trying to remove the speck from your neighbor's eye." —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 05:15, 6 March 2010 (UTC)

Denying the armenian genocide is exactly the same as denying the jewish holocaust. Turkey should be taken to the International Criminal Court for its deplorable actions in response to this matter. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:47, 6 March 2010 (UTC)

Really? this is what congress has time to work on? what about the genocide happening every day? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:12, 6 March 2010 (UTC)

To Obama - once we no longer have to court Turkey to counter Iran, can we please recognize the Armenian genocide? History says it happened, and the only thing keeping our country from recognizing it is our need to have Turkey on our side. (talk) 00:14, 7 March 2010 (UTC)

To everyone above: YOUR history says that we've done a genocide. Fortunately, your history is not the right one. Let's us know what our history is. ;) And we don't give a flying crap about USA recognizing the Armenian genocide. By the way, the fatalities in Iraq was almost a million people, don't you think that was genocide? Because it was not the US Army's job to change the government regime in Iraq, was it? Was it America's business to change the government regime in Vietnam? I think the International Criminal Court should take over the control of your country, because it's screwing up our world. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 03:19, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
To paraphrase the previous comment: "The US committed genocide, so Turkey can too, dammit!" Gopher65talk 03:42, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
We haven't committed a genocide... The Americans don't know their own history properly yet, how are they going to know ours? Come on... —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 03:45, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
  • The history, as in the events of it, isn't the dispute; the issue is with naming it a genocide, while Turkey wants to leave it at "the events of 1915," attributing the deaths to the execution of Russian sympathizers, gangs, and starvation during deportation.
  • Regarding Iraq/Vietnam, the objective was not the extermination of an ethnic group. Furthermore, 1 million, while a terribly high death count, is a fraction of the population of Iraq (over 30 million). The Armenian "events of 1915" resulted in the death of between 1 and 1.5 million Armenians, with an estimated 880,000 survivors worldwide; in other words, at least half, and up to two-thirds, of all Armenians in the world were killed in a couple of years. Half of an entire population died for the reasons in the above bullet? --Fishy c (talk) 08:27, 8 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Iraq/Vietnam? No, America's purpose was to screw up the world. You guys should exterminate all of us so we don't have to live up with USA's crap. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:24, 8 March 2010 (UTC)

I wonder how the people of USA would feel if a European government demanded that the USA treatment of numerous Native American populations be recognized as genocide? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 05:44, 7 March 2010 (UTC)

I think the USA would feel really bad if they actually knew what the whole world is thinking about them. :) (talk) 12:05, 7 March 2010 (UTC)

I feel those speaking from outside of the united states dont recognize the disparity between the American government and it's citizen's at this time. Many of us realize and are disgusted by the actions of our legislators and so-called representatives. Personally, I believe that judgments such as these should be left to historians, not the people we chose to lead us and speak on our behalf. Did any of us vote to pass judgment on the turks? NO. Would anyone from the EU or other council of nations care to vote for native American reparations? NO. How can we as a species split hairs about wars closer to a century ago than not when these depravities occur EVERYDAY?!?... I fear this ignorance. (added sig)

No, I am well aware that the citizens are not the Government. My words are for the guys who wrote above, and not for all of the US Citizens. Only for those who have a line of thought like the ones above. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:47, 8 March 2010 (UTC)

Turkey needs to fess up for their mistakes and come out with the truth because they is just ridculous.Brideezy (talk) —Preceding comment was added at 05:00, 11 March 2010 (UTC)

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