Friday, June 24, 2005

Good Point

"If there really is a functional al-Qaeda on the continent, it hasn't needed to attack us since 9/11" -Keith Olbermann

Olbermann makes a great point. Bin Laden killed 3,000 Americans in one day. It took Bush and Company a little over a year to kill half that many. If we kept our soldiers out of Iraq, and actually sought out and killed the terrorist that started this whole mess, the death toll would be far far less.

Bush and Rove and all the rest of the Republicans are proud of saying there hasn't been another terrorist attack in this country since 9/11. The truth is, why should the terrorists bother to attack here when they're doing such a good job killing Americans in Iraq? Was that Bush's great strategy? Make our soldiers into targets to distract terrorists from attacking the U.S.?

If so, it's working.

Rove said this: "Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 in the attacks and prepared for war; liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers."

I would state it like this:

"Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 in the attacks and used it as an excuse to go to war in Iraq; liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to track down and kill Bin Laden and Al Queda."

I'll repeat it till the day his head is on a pike: Where is Bin Laden? Why haven't we gotten him, four years later? What does Iraq have to do with catching him?

Conservatives saw 9/11 and saw an opportunity to reduce our freedoms, attack our enemies, divide our country, and advance their agenda.

Liberals saw 9/11 and we saw our friends, relatives and neighbors murdered by a man named Bin Laden. We mourned, and vowed revenge.

But the Conservatives were in power, so guess who's vision won out?

Why would Rove make a comment like this? To divide the country further when we need to be united so badly?

If so, it's working.

Monday, June 20, 2005

Stop Fucking With Nature!

Ok, a while back, there was some woman who breast-fed tiger cubs. The tiger cubs, unfortunately died. Now, zookeepers continue to force strange animal interactions that would maybe be cute if they weren't so horribly frankensteinian:

This is a real picture of a dog breastfeeding tiger cubs
Note: She does NOT look happy.

Read more of zoo keepers getting off on their sick interspecies fetish here.

And my previous report on the wild kingdom, here.
Papa Saddam

Saddam Hussein is a neat freak who chows down on Doritos, thinks Clinton was an "ok guy," hates the Bushes and dispenses love advice to his U.S. guards.

“He was like, ‘you gotta find a good woman. Not too smart, not too dumb. Not too old, not too young. One that can cook and clean.”’

Sounds a lot like my grandfather(Except the whole, genocide, dictator thing).

Saddam did not, however, add, "And she's got to be Jewish."

Meanwhile, the head of the CIA says he knows where Bin Laden, murderer of 3,000 Americans, is.

From The AP:
The director of the CIA says he has an “excellent idea” where Osama bin Laden is hiding, but that the United States’ respect for sovereign nations makes it more difficult to capture the al-Qaida chief.
The United States' respect for sovereign nations??? Say What? We invaded Iraq for no reason, pounded Afghanistan's dirt into slightly more pulverized dirt, renamed fries "Freedom Fries" and told people to stop buying Chardonnay cause we were mad at the French, shot up an Italian journalist and her bodyguard, then let all of the soldiers involved off the hook for it, and some may remember when we told most of the countries that make up the "United" Nations exactly where they could put their veto against Operation Freedom.

If we know where Bin Laden is, let's kill him. I don't care if he's living in Canada. Let's take him out-- sovereign nations be damned. That makes more sense than fighting Iraqis, doesn't it?

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