To wake up in a new world tomorrow, yesterday.
June 24, 2008...7:27 pm
Bonjour lads! I hate forwards. Hereís one I received, followed by my reply[rebuttal]. Enjoy!
Letter from one ĎAngry Womaní
Written by a housewife from New Jersey and sounds like it! This is one ticked off lady.
fighting a war on terror or arenít we? Was it or was it not started by Islamic people
who brought it to our shores on September 11, 2001?
Were people from all over the world, mostly Americans, not brutally murdered that day, in downtown Manhattan , across the Potomac from our nationís capitol and in a field in Pennsylvania?
Did nearly three thousand men, women and children die a horrible, burning or crushing death that day, or didnít they?
And Iím supposed to care that a copy of the Koran was Ďdesecratedí when an overworked American soldier kicked it or got it wet?ÖWell, I donít. I donít care at all.
Iíll start caring when Osama bin Laden turns himself in and repents for incinerating all those innocent people on 9/11.
Iíll care about the Koran when the fanatics in the Middle East start caring about the Holy Bible, the mere possession of which is a crime in Saudi Arabia
Iíll care when these thugs tell the world they are sorry for chopping off Nick Bergís head while Berg screamed through his gurgling slashed throat.
Iíll care when the cowardly so-called Ďinsurgentsí in Iraq come out and fight like men instead of disrespecting their own religion by hiding in mosques.
Iíll care when the mindless zealots who blow themselves up in search of nirvana care about the innocent children within range of their suicide .
Iíll care when the American media stops pretending that their First Amendment liberties are somehow derived from international law instead of the United States Constitutionís Bill of Rights.
In the meantime, when I hear a story about a brave marine roughing up an Iraqi terrorist to obtain information, know this: I donít care.
When I see a fuzzy photo of a pile of naked Iraqi prisoners who have been humiliated in what amounts to a college-hazing incident, rest assured: I donít care.
When I see a wounded terrorist get shot in the head when he is told not to move because he might be booby-trapped, you can take it to the bank: I donít care.
When I hear that a prisoner, who was issued a Koran and a prayer mat, and fed íspecialí food that is paid for by my tax dollars, is complaining that his holy book is being Ďmishandled,í you can absolutely believe in your heart of hearts: I donít care.
And oh, by the way, Iíve noticed that sometimes itís spelled ĎKoraní and other times ĎQuran.í Well, Jimmy Crack Corn and-you guessed it-I donít care!!
If you agree with this viewpoint, pass this on to all your E-mail friends. Sooner or later, itíll get to the people responsible for this ridiculous behavior!
If you donít agree, then by all means hit the delete button. Should you choose the latter, then please donít complain when more atrocities committed by radical Muslims happen here in our great Country! And may I add:
ĎSome people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines donít have that problemí ó Ronald Reagan
I have another quote that I would like to add ANDÖÖ.I hope you forward all this.
ĎIf we ever forget that weíre One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone underí Also by.. Ronald Reagan
One last thought for the day:
In case we find ourselves starting to believe all the Anti-American sentiment and negativity, we should remember England ís Prime Minister Tony Blairís words during a recent interview. When asked by one of his Parliament members why he believes so much in America , he said: ĎA simple way to take measure of a country is to look at how many want in.. And how many want out.í
defining forces have ever offered to die for you:
One died for your soul, the other for your freedom.
YOU MIGHT WANT
TO PASS THIS ON,
Letter to one angry woman:
with such a viewpoint is to admit ignorance; to believe that events occur in a
vacuum, ignoring cause and effect and motivation.
Israel is an illegal state, in which Palestinians were raped of their land and robbed of statehood by the United Nations (aka, U.S.) in 1948. If we were strong-armed into bloody submission, weíd be strapping bombs to our chests and fighting for our homeland. Ironically, this is not our homeland, since we robbed it from the Natives through one of the bloodiest eras of genocide in human history. Wounded Knee is more than a metaphor.
The Crusades were invoked and carried out by Christian zealots. The Muslims, led by Saladin, were trying to protect their homeland.
Despite our common [brainwashed] belief (fed to us through state-mandated education), the Renaissance was sparked by the flow of ideas from the more advanced Middle Eastern cultures back into [Dark Age-era] Europe.
Most religions, including Christianity and Islam, are nearly identical. The differences are rarely more than semantics and variations in customs.
Violence begets violence, so fuck these fascist, power-elite Republicans who are responsible for senseless bloody excursions onto the Muslim Holy Land that has done nothing positive and so much negative, including but not limited to: ruining the American Dollar, killing young Americans and innocent Arab civilians, destabilized a once al-Queda-free country and turned it into the epicenter of terrorism in the world, created a new young generation of Arabs who will grow up without parents and familyĖkilled by American bombs, and prone to turning to Islamic fundamentalism and, though I hesitate to use the term because it has too often become a blanket statement to identify an enemy apparition, terrorism.
Who are the terrorists?
Ps. Fuck you, angry, ignorant woman for perpetuating the cycle and extending it forever because of your bias against people whom youíve no understanding of their beautiful, if complicated culture. Islam is not the terrorist; power and perhaps religion in general are the implicit parties.
ÖAnd if youíre upset by the rising price of gasoline in the United States, you must understand that the prices will never stabilize unless the oil-producing regions of the world are stabilizedÖ which will not happen until Western boots are removed from Muslim land. Oh yeah, and American gasoline is cheap compared to most places in the world, ie. Europe, where gasoline is nearly $8 per gallon. Furthermore, as someone who also pays these prices to drive, I also feel the pain in my wallet; however, I know that the wallet is the only thing that changes American behavior. Weíve been gluttonous and arrogant far too long, and the time has come for a more humble, sustainable America.
Please report any
broken links to
Copyright © 1988-2012 irfi.org. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer