Syrian jihadis behead Catholic priest while crowd cheers

posted at 8:01 pm on July 1, 2013 by Allahpundit

Once upon a time, years ago, I would have posted the video on the theory that it’s important for the public to see with their own eyes what these degenerates are capable of. But we’ve all seen that, more than once, by now. There’s a link to the clip at the Blaze. Follow it there if you’re inclined.

No worries, though: The people who did this aren’t “our” rebels. Our rebels are the guys who are going to get crushed and have their U.S.-made weapons confiscated by the people who did this.

As TheBlaze reported last week, [Francois] Murad, 49, was setting up a monastery in Gassanieh, northern Syria. Last Sunday, on the Christian leader’s Sabbath, extremist militants trying to topple President Bashar Assad breached the monastery and grabbed Murad…

The Catholic news service quotes local sources who report that the radical Al-Qaeda-linked Jabhat al-Nusra, or Al-Nusra Front, was behind the savage killing.

In video posted by Live Leak purporting to show the execution, dozens of men and boys are seen cheering on as three men are seated on the ground awaiting their grisly fate.

The men are methodically beheaded one at a time by men holding what appears to be a simple kitchen knife after which the heads are placed on top of the bodies.

Assad’s the greater of two evils, huh?

Three important points here about the burgeoning U.S./Sunni Arab intervention in Syria and how it might benefit lunatics like the Nusra Front. One: Serious weaponry is already making its way into the country. Not just small arms and anti-tank weapons of the sort that the White House will be supplying to “moderate” rebels, but jet-killing shoulder-fired MANPADS that can bring down commercial airliners. Qatar’s already sent a few of those to rebel elements; some of the weapons come, of course, from Qaddafi’s looted stockpile in Libya. It’s unclear whether that’s with or without America’s tacit approval (probably with), but remember that the CIA’s reportedly training some rebel units how to use arms like that. If we strongly disapprove of the Sunnis sending in the big guns, we have a strange way of showing it.

Two: Syria’s usually spoken of as a Sunni/Shiite civil war but there’s infighting among the Sunni rebel ranks too and doubtless much more to come if/when the rebels push Assad back and get their own sectarian state carved out for them as part of some sort of peace process. Reuters reported last week that a rift between the Nusra Front, who beheaded Francois Murad, and our old friends in Al Qaeda in Iraq threatens to lead to a jihadi civil war within the wider civil war. That’d be just fine from the U.S. perspective — more dead jihadis is always good, and if the fundie elements among the rebels are punching each other, that gives the, ahem, “moderates” some breathing space. But the more divided the rebels are, the easier it is for Assad to roll over them while they’re distracted, which is precisely the outcome the White House is trying to stave off. And if the jihadis put their differences aside and postpone the Nusra/Qaeda war until the Sunnis have their own enclave, then you risk having Sunni civilians caught in the middle of it while they’re ostensibly trying to build a state. What’s the U.S. play then?

Three: It remains very hard to tell which rebels are good-ish and which are not, which makes this whole U.S./Sunni arms endeavor fraught with clusterfark opportunities. This piece at Quartz does a nice job of spelling out the difficulties of vetting rebel units. Too many groups (many of them overlapping), too many agendas, and too little control over the situation: We’re flying, if not totally blind, at least into a very dense fog in trying to pick winners. I’ll leave you with this, from the NYT piece about Qatar’s role in arming the sort of people who decapitate priests:

But Charles Lister, an analyst with the IHS Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Center in London who follows the Syria opposition groups, said that there was evidence in recent weeks that Qatar had increased its backing of hard-line Islamic militant groups active in northern Syria.

Mr. Lister said there was no hard evidence that Qatar was arming the Nusra Front, but he said that because of existing militant dynamics, the transfer of Qatari-provided arms to certain targeted groups would result in the same practical effect.

“It’s inevitable that any weapons supplied by a regional state like Qatar,” he said via e-mail, “will be used at least in joint operations with Jabhet al-Nusra — if not shared with the group.”


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Syrian jihadis behead Catholic priest while crowd cheers

Rubio, McCain, Graham, obama, et al, must be thrilled with this news.

Pork-Chop on July 1, 2013 at 8:05 PM

The best part……

…This Administration (along with McCain and his Progressive Bush buddies) wants to send AMERICANS over there to die in these Middle East hellholes!!!

Brilliant!

PappyD61 on July 1, 2013 at 8:06 PM

No worries, though: The people who did this aren’t “our” rebels.

No, these are ‘our rebels’.

WARNING: Throwing people off of buildings and they go splat.

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=f95_1344778085

There are no good guys in the Syrian conflict.

sharrukin on July 1, 2013 at 8:09 PM

Barry, once again ‘on the wrong side of history.’

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Nuke them from space and turn the area into glass. That’s the only way to be sure. Let Allah sort them out.

Dandapani on July 1, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Human beings can be capable of such great things…and some of the most disturbing and horrific violence imaginable.

Rubio, McCain, Graham, obama, et al, must be thrilled with this news.

Pork-Chop on July 1, 2013 at 8:05 PM

wat

JetBoy on July 1, 2013 at 8:13 PM

I’m just glad we’re not taking sides in this Syrian rebellion business.

Right?

There Goes the Neighborhood on July 1, 2013 at 8:14 PM

It reminds me of the great Mormon uprisings where they stoned the women for looking at another man, and the infamous Episcopalian’s death camps…oh, and who can forget the Baptists when they beheaded the Methodists ministers back in 2008…see, these guys are just like all the other religions, that’s what they teach in school.

right2bright on July 1, 2013 at 8:15 PM

Administration throws gas on fire.

Flames roar out of control, unexpectedly.

dissent555 on July 1, 2013 at 8:15 PM

When do we defund Islam, the myth-based death cult? That’s what this war is all about. It’s full-on Sunni vs Shia now. They don’t need our weapons. They have plenty of what they need, hate.

This has NOTHING to do with picking the “right” rebels or the “moderate” rebels. In either case there is no such thing.

Mojave Mark on July 1, 2013 at 8:15 PM

The only things we should send to any of these savage Muslim pigs in Syria are John McCain and Lindsey Graham!

redware on July 1, 2013 at 8:15 PM

Has the Red Line been crossed yet?

’cause if so….

Obama is going to unleash bad speak to them…

Electrongod on July 1, 2013 at 8:16 PM

Rubio, McCain, Graham, obama, et al, must be thrilled with this news.

Pork-Chop on July 1, 2013 at 8:05 PM

ummmmm, yeah, maybe time for another doctors appointment…I think those little pills he gives you, better keep taking them.

right2bright on July 1, 2013 at 8:16 PM

Hell,it would have gotten the same reaction at a Dem convention.

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on July 1, 2013 at 8:17 PM

Assad at least tolerated Christians. And.when Assad is the less worse option, you know things are bad.

rbj on July 1, 2013 at 8:18 PM

There are no good guys in the Syrian conflict.

sharrukin on July 1, 2013 at 8:09 PM

Exactly.
Get the Christians out(and any Jews that might be left) and let the b*stards destroy each other!

annoyinglittletwerp on July 1, 2013 at 8:18 PM

Regardless of who end up with the weapons, they will eventually be used against the few remaining Christians in the region, Israel, and any Westerners they can find.

notropis on July 1, 2013 at 8:19 PM

And the White House is focused like a laser on this…..

Well, if the laser is off, that is.

ProfShadow on July 1, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Nuke them from space and turn the area into glass. That’s the only way to be sure. Let Allah sort them out. Dandapani on July 1, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Islamists are evil. You are worse.

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:20 PM

John McCain has always hated Catholics. That is one of his motives for supplying the terrorists rebels.

jaime on July 1, 2013 at 8:21 PM

The Christians are more likely to keep their lives/daughters/property under Assad, so I’m obviously rooting for him to remain in power. The President, on the other hand, is supporting the ‘rebels’ for exactly the opposite reasons. Yes, this is the United States of America.

AmeriCuda on July 1, 2013 at 8:24 PM

We always say “Starve the Beast” when it comes to government. Why not “Starve the Beast” when it comes to the Mideast. IOW frack, baby, frack, and drill, baby, drill.

notropis on July 1, 2013 at 8:24 PM

Not all Muslims behead priests.

Nessuno on July 1, 2013 at 8:25 PM

Islam is a plague upon the Earth.

Flies

Lice

Locusts

Boils

Islam

etc…

jaime on July 1, 2013 at 8:25 PM

Islamists are evil. You are worse.

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:20 PM

Pick your choice, head sawed off with a kitchen knive, or instant obliteration via a nuke?

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 8:27 PM

Nessuno on July 1, 2013 at 8:25 PM

Maybe they don’t, but they sure get a kick out of slaughtering each other eh?

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Nuke them from space and turn the area into glass. That’s the only way to be sure. Let Allah sort them out. Dandapani on July 1, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Let China do it. They’re closer.

S. D. on July 1, 2013 at 8:28 PM

‘Decorum’ of the Senate be damned… I’d get a picture of scene, blow it up, and use it as a visual while I did my 1-minute comment in the well of the Senate.

I’d dare anyone wanting to arm any Syrian to come and take the picture away… I’d shame the piss out of every supporter.

(And yes, this is why I couldn’t go into politics… I don’t play well with fools and knaves)

CPT. Charles on July 1, 2013 at 8:29 PM

Obama said ” The muslim call to prayer is one of the most prettiest sounds on earth at sunset”

birdwatcher on July 1, 2013 at 8:30 PM

LEAB – Let em all burn?

CW on July 1, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Rubio, McCain, Graham, obama, et al, must be thrilled with this news.

Pork-Chop on July 1, 2013 at 8:05 PM

Pics of the Day: Nice Syrian Friends You’ve Got There, Barry, Insane, Lurch & Marco (UPDATED)

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 8:33 PM

Gotta love that “Religion of Peace”!

GarandFan on July 1, 2013 at 8:33 PM

Senator Senile: MY Friends!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 8:34 PM

Person executed

1 Christian–check
2 white–check
3 male–check

Nothing to see here. next subject.

MaiDee on July 1, 2013 at 8:34 PM

These savage barbarians are exactly the people 0bama is importing to America in wholesale lots.

And no one has any idea that it’s happening.

Rebar on July 1, 2013 at 8:35 PM

Syrian jihadis Obama allies behead Catholic priest

If we had any politicians on our side they would take advantage of this. But, alas, we await for our new leaders to emerge.

faraway on July 1, 2013 at 8:36 PM

Beyond words.

Howling savages.

Please, Pope Francis, speak up. The decadent West won’t. You’re all we have left.

PattyJ on July 1, 2013 at 8:36 PM

Been saying it for months. The FSA is so infiltrated with Al Qaeda and Al Nushra, they’ll never be able to separate the “freedom fighters” who took up arm to overthrow a dictator from the Islamists who have been saying outright, they joined the rebellion to instill a caliphate and Islamic state in Syria. They have been murdering their military prisoners, killing civilians to pin on the SAA, burning Christian churches, executing and terrorizing Christians themselves and making videos for the whole world to see of them beheading whoever.

Oh yeah, they’re as involved with chemical weapons as the Assad regime.

obama’s red line was crossed the first time by the side he’s supplying arms to.

hawkdriver on July 1, 2013 at 8:36 PM

Nessuno on July 1, 2013 at 8:25 PM

True-but it’s likely that the majority support those who do.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 1, 2013 at 8:36 PM

Nothing to see here. next subject.Victim.

MaiDee on July 1, 2013 at 8:34 PM

FIXd

CW on July 1, 2013 at 8:37 PM

Islamists are evil. You are worse.

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:20 PM

President Morsi Of Egypt: “We’ll Chop Your Hand Off”

Morsi has attempted to weaken the military that has been the checks and balances in Egypt for decades. But now, he has gone too far. While trying to sell himself off as a moderate in the Muslim Brotherhood-an oxymoron in and of itself-he has shown his true colors today.

Today, he has threatened to cut-off the hands of citizens and punish those who cause instability-in other words, protest democratically.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 8:38 PM

We should have stayed the hell out of this just as we should have Libya. I said this on the headline and I will say it again that it is better to have secular tyrants in these places as opposed to the yi yi yi f****rs. It is none of our concern how brutal the regime is. As it is by the time Obumbler exits that whole part of the world will be one heavily armed AQ camp using our own gear against us.

Southernblogger on July 1, 2013 at 8:38 PM

There no such thing as “persecuted Christians” in the middle east.
 
Salahuddin on February 25, 2012 at 10:12 AM

rogerb on July 1, 2013 at 8:39 PM

There no such thing as “persecuted Christians” in the middle east.

Salahuddin on February 25, 2012 at 10:12 AM

rogerb on July 1, 2013 at 8:39 PM

That’s kind of true-because you can’t persecute those who’ve been massacred. ///

annoyinglittletwerp on July 1, 2013 at 8:41 PM

The propaganda is already out that it was not the priest being beheading some other poor soul. The priest was just shot protection some nuns at the monastery. Sure he was killed, by just a shooting him but not the barbaric by beheading.

tjexcite on July 1, 2013 at 8:42 PM

Why did we get rid of Saddam?

These running dogs need strongmen to keep the boot on their wretched necks. Our foreign policy should consist of strongmen running the Mideast countries with each strongman worrying about the next door neighbor strongman. Our intelligence services could then work to foment wars between the different Islamic factions to cull the herds.

vilebody on July 1, 2013 at 8:42 PM

Why we don’t carpet-bomb the entire region is beyond me. Why are these filthy barbarians allowed to live on the same planet as us again?

stout77 on July 1, 2013 at 8:42 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on July 1, 2013 at 8:36 PM

When did you get back?

jaime on July 1, 2013 at 8:44 PM

Islamists are evil. You are worse.

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:20 PM

President Morsi Of Egypt: “We’ll Chop Your Hand Off”

Morsi has attempted to weaken the military that has been the checks and balances in Egypt for decades. But now, he has gone too far. While trying to sell himself off as a moderate in the Muslim Brotherhood-an oxymoron in and of itself-he has shown his true colors today.

Today, he has threatened to cut-off the hands of citizens and punish those who cause instability-in other words, protest democratically.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 8:38 PM

Are you seriously suggesting that nuking millions isn’t worse than chopping off hands, or heads, as evil as those are?

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:44 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on July 1, 2013 at 8:36 PM

Hiya! Are you back back? :)

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 8:44 PM

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:44 PM

I asked you pick YOUR choice, head sawed off with a kitchen knife, or obliteration by a nuke?

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 8:45 PM

vilebody on July 1, 2013 at 8:42 PM

Saddam was the exact example I used earlier that we should have left alone. Yes, he was brutal, but as soon as he was done the crazies that he had kept under his thumb ran wild.

Southernblogger on July 1, 2013 at 8:47 PM

There no such thing as “persecuted Christians” in the middle east.

Salahuddin on February 25, 2012 at 10:12 AM

rogerb on July 1, 2013 at 8:39 PM

…remember that!…you are a treasure!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 8:47 PM

The religion of peace.

KMC1 on July 1, 2013 at 8:47 PM

Turkish Islamicists engaged in similar savagery during the 1895 prelude to the WWI era Armenian genocide, when they in-substance engaged in human sacrifice. At that time Turkish Islamicists gathered Muslim townsfolk into public arena and commanded Muslim teenagers to preformed the sacred Haji animal sacrifice ritual with captured Armenian teenagers as sacrificial victims. Many Armenian children were sacrificed. Muslims engaged in similar savagery during the Armenian Holocaust in 1915, during the Hebron Massacre and on many other occasions.

Welcome to the savage archaic world of Antiquity. This gentlemen is human sacrifice. These Islamic genocidaires appreciate more about the darkside of our common human nature than most of us in America have the courage to contemplate.

Mike OMalley on July 1, 2013 at 8:48 PM

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:44 PM

Bb…you’re not supposed to be drinking…till Friday night!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 8:49 PM

ummmmm, yeah …

right2bright on July 1, 2013 at 8:16 PM

I will just assume that you are uninformed and do not follow the news – So, perhaps you missed the NEWS that Rubio, McCain and Graham have been calling for the arming of the ‘al-qaeda’ ‘muslim brotherhood’ linked Syrian “rebels” for months, and they agree, 100%, with obama’s recent action to do so.

Pork-Chop on July 1, 2013 at 8:49 PM

Mike OMalley on July 1, 2013 at 8:48 PM

Yes!

But Basilsbest just doesn’t get that…what a moron…

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 8:50 PM

Pork-Chop on July 1, 2013 at 8:49 PM

Just another Lib/LIV… don’t bother Pork-Chop… :)

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 8:51 PM

Savage barbarians, the lot of them.

changer1701 on July 1, 2013 at 8:51 PM

“We are 5 days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America”

Barack Hussein Obama, October 30, 2008

Sacramento on July 1, 2013 at 8:55 PM

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:44 PM

I asked you pick YOUR choice, head sawed off with a kitchen knife, or obliteration by a nuke?

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 8:45 PM

Your question is stupid. This is the idiocy to which I was responding. If we do that we are worse than the Islamists we rightly condemn.

Nuke them from space and turn the area into glass. That’s the only way to be sure. Let Allah sort them out. Dandapani on July 1, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:56 PM

vilebody on July 1, 2013 at 8:42 PM

Saddam was the exact example I used earlier that we should have left alone. Yes, he was brutal, but as soon as he was done the crazies that he had kept under his thumb ran wild.

Southernblogger on July 1, 2013 at 8:47 PM

The “crazies” were in Saddam’s employ (and in his family). Fear of the US military kept them at arms length from us most of the time.

The “crazies” have been running wild in the Middle East long before Saddam. And thanks to our post 2008 failure to follow through in Iraq the “crazies” are certain to run wild long after Saddam.

Mike OMalley on July 1, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 8:33 PM

Those are some hard images to put on your website. But people have to see them.

hawkdriver on July 1, 2013 at 8:57 PM

Nuke them from space and turn the area into glass. That’s the only way to be sure. Let Allah sort them out. Dandapani on July 1, 2013 at 8:13 PM
Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:56 PM

You’re quite right. Nukes are overkill and expensive. JDAMs work just fine.

hawkdriver on July 1, 2013 at 8:58 PM

jaime on July 1, 2013 at 8:44 PM
Scrumpy

I’ve been back a week or so-but I’ve got about another week on ‘Moderation Island’.
That’s why I’m not commenting on QOTD. My comments won’t show up until morning ,anyway. Wolly’s also on the ‘Island’.
My comments on headline threads go through right away.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 1, 2013 at 8:59 PM

This is the idiocy to which I was responding. If we do that we are worse than the Islamists we rightly condemn.

Nuke them from space and turn the area into glass. That’s the only way to be sure. Let Allah sort them out. Dandapani on July 1, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Nagasaki and Hiroshima didn’t make the US of 1945 worse than those they were fighting, and it wouldn’t do so today either.

sharrukin on July 1, 2013 at 8:59 PM

Saddam was the exact example I used earlier that we should have left alone. Yes, he was brutal, but as soon as he was done the crazies that he had kept under his thumb ran wild.

Southernblogger on July 1, 2013 at 8:47 PM

Halabja.

hawkdriver on July 1, 2013 at 8:59 PM

There no such thing as “persecuted Christians” in the middle east.

Salahuddin on February 25, 2012 at 10:12 AM

Explain this…

Once Again, The Obama Administration Told The Copts Not To Protest And To Cooperate With Their Persecutors

Yes, they are, hawk, but they have to be seen.

Did you ever see your picture on The HotAirians?

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 9:00 PM

More Islamic cult violence.

Axion on July 1, 2013 at 9:01 PM

Mike OMalley on July 1, 2013 at 8:48 PM

Yes!

But Basilsbest just doesn’t get that…what a moron…

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 8:50 PM

I get all of that – and more than you will ever get. You don’t get that it is not a legitimate response to evil is to be more evil. There is no justification for nuking the middle east. Anyone who suggests that is an evil moron.

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Not stupid at all…Do you justify what happens over there to Christians and even their own race but of a different faction of Islam? DO YOU!

It would be a kindness to just rid the world of these unholy people, there especially, so they cannot further infect the world on a whole, or do we just let them kill each other and Christians and others who do not fit their ideal…?

So, when this comes here, how would you prefer to die? Or them?

Which is kinder and quicker? Head sawed off with a kitchen knife or a nuke?

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 9:03 PM

Did you ever see your picture on The HotAirians?

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 9:00 PM

I did. And I made the comment that actually, a couple people in Antarctica hated me too.

hawkdriver on July 1, 2013 at 9:03 PM

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 9:02 PM

I will gladly pay for a ticket for you to go there and wish you good luck!!

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 9:04 PM

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 9:02 PM

I will gladly pay for a ticket for you to go there and wish you good luck!!

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 9:04 PM

…make sure Bb…wears a cross!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 9:06 PM

Heads will roll, y’all.

John the Libertarian on July 1, 2013 at 9:06 PM

This is the idiocy to which I was responding. If we do that we are worse than the Islamists we rightly condemn.

Nuke them from space and turn the area into glass. That’s the only way to be sure. Let Allah sort them out. Dandapani on July 1, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Nagasaki and Hiroshima didn’t make the US of 1945 worse than those they were fighting, and it wouldn’t do so today either.

sharrukin on July 1, 2013 at 8:59 PM

I never said the use of the Atomic bomb in Japan was not justified. As I understand it, the choice was the bomb or a land invasion which would have likely cost the lives of 100,000 American soldiers. Very dishonest of you to twist my words.

Are you supporting the poster who says we should nuke Syria?

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 9:07 PM

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Plus we are just ordinary folk commenting on a blog, do you think anyone here has access to a nuke?

It’s commentary…a way to vent…that YOU take it seriously, shows how small minded you are, really…

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Mike OMalley on July 1, 2013 at 8:48 PM

Yes!

But Basilsbest just doesn’t get that…what a moron…

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 8:50 PM

Thank you Mr. Scrumpy.

For years and years I stubbornly objected to the vile charge that Pres. Bush was responsible for 100,000 war deaths in Iraq. Two weeks ago the unofficial count of the death toll for Pres. Obama’s pro-Muslim Brotherhood Arab Spring in Syria exceeded 101,000. What do we hear now? Pretty much we hear crickets! Pres. Obama is supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and arming Al Queda in Syria. This has already turned into a nightmare. If Pres. Obama succeeds in Syria, Al Queda will win control over Assad’s WMD, and ironically in all likely no small amount of Saddam’s WMDs too.

This gentlemen is what a catastrophe for America looks like.

Mike OMalley on July 1, 2013 at 9:09 PM

…make sure Bb…wears a cross!

KOOLAID2 on July 1, 2013 at 9:06 PM

Oh I’ll give Bb a cross to wear all right!! Tattooed on Bb’s forehead! 0_O

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Very dishonest of you to twist my words.

You claimed that the use of nukes would make us worse than the Muslims. That is nonsense. There was no twisting involved.

Are you supporting the poster who says we should nuke Syria?

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 9:07 PM

Nope. I think we should support Assad the nasty dictator.

sharrukin on July 1, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Are you seriously suggesting that nuking millions isn’t worse than chopping off hands, or heads, as evil as those are?

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:44 PM

WTF did I advocate nuking anyone?

I’m just DONE with them.

DONE, DONE, DONE.

But, if you want to talk about nuking them, then here’s the deal…

The time has come for us to leave Muslim countries to their own devices. If they wish to civilize, I wish them all the best.

We tried supporting dictators and that didn’t work.

We tried supporting democracy, that didn’t work.

We tried nation building, and that didn’t work.

Homer Simpson summed it up precisely:

We tried our best and failed miserably. The lesson is: never try.

Not caring about what happens in the Muslim world is a cathartic and liberating experience. You should try it.

If a country can’t protect our embassy, the answer is to close the embassy. If a country takes $1 billion of our dollars, and then returns the favor by indicting our citizens for religious “crimes”, then stop giving them money.

If the Muslim world wishes to join the 21st century, I wish them all the luck in the world.

But if they don’t? It’s not my problem. I just don’t care anymore.

I don’t care about nation building in Afghanistan anymore. I don’t care about the Muslim Brotherhood being in power in Egypt anymore. Let al Qaeda take over Tunisia. I don’t care about Syrians using chemical weapons on each other.

I. Just. Don’t. Care.

Our foreign policy towards the Muslim world should simply be this: leave us the f*ck alone, if you don’t we will utterly annihilate you.

We will not invade. We will not depose. We will not nation build. We will destroy.

And if after being destroyed you choose to f*ck with us again:

We will destroy you again. Until either you stop f*cking with us or you are all dead.

And, yes…

The nuclear option is on the table.

Carparks of glass and all that. Hiroshima and Nagasaki? Hors d’oeuvres.

We will put no more American lives at risk to give you freedom. American freedom was won by American blood. Afghan freedom will be won by Afghan blood. Iraqi freedom will be won by Iraqi blood. Syrian freedom will be won by Syrian blood. Etc., etc, etc.

I’ve had it. I’m checking out. It’s not my problem anymore. Call me when you’ve matured. I’m moving on.

So long Muslim world, and thanks for all the fish!

By Rusty Shackleford, Ph.D.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 9:11 PM

Thank you MS. Scrumpy.
Mike OMalley on July 1, 2013 at 9:09 PM

FIFM :D

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 9:11 PM

hawkdriver on July 1, 2013 at 9:03 PM

Snort.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 9:12 PM

The thing about those images is the liberal hypocrisy RWM. Going back, people looked at the unprofessional conduct by the guards in Abu Ghraib and liberals considered an indictment on the entire Bush Administrations handling of the war and foreign policy. They asserted all manner of war crimes done by their own soldiers and the friendly forces we fought with. They made unsupported claims as to 100s of thousands of “innocent civilians” that were being killed as a result of our involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Yet allies and voices from inside Libya, Egypt and now the worst one, Syria, have been saying and providing evidence and images of all their accusations being overseen by a very liberal Democrat in the Oval Office. Now, not a single f@ck is given.

People need these images shoved right in their liberal faces.

That’s a great article on your site.

hawkdriver on July 1, 2013 at 9:12 PM

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 9:11 PM

Brilliant Post!! Thank You!! :)

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 9:13 PM

considered “it” an …

hawkdriver on July 1, 2013 at 9:14 PM

It’s good thing Soledad took that job with Al-Jazeera. I’m sure she’ll be covering how her employer is giving weapons to people who behead Christians.

Lance Murdock on July 1, 2013 at 9:15 PM

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Not stupid at all…Do you justify what happens over there to Christians and even their own race but of a different faction of Islam? DO YOU!

It would be a kindness to just rid the world of these unholy people, there especially, so they cannot further infect the world on a whole, or do we just let them kill each other and Christians and others who do not fit their ideal…?

So, when this comes here, how would you prefer to die? Or them?

Which is kinder and quicker? Head sawed off with a kitchen knife or a nuke?

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 9:03 PM Head sa

I never said anything from which a rational person would conclude that I justify the slaughter of innocent people – whether that slayghter is by knife or any or means. I objected to the moronic suggestion that we should respond to the barbarism of Islamists in Syria by nuking the country. You are a dishonest moron, scrumpy.

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 9:15 PM

People need these images shoved right in their liberal faces.

hawkdriver on July 1, 2013 at 9:12 PM

Liberals could give a fuk really, so long as their O looks good.

They have no empathy…

They hate christians so why should they care!

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 9:17 PM

If we ever have to put boots on the ground in one of these God forsaken hell-holes again we should level every mosque and burn every Koran. Period.

iceman1960 on July 1, 2013 at 9:17 PM

Basilsbest on July 1, 2013 at 9:15 PM

Show me my dishonesty…

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 9:17 PM

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 9:17 PM

And after it’s all said and done, the obama administration will have made Russia look like it was taking the moral high ground supporting Assad to defeat what they can rightly call the terrorists within the FSA.

hawkdriver on July 1, 2013 at 9:22 PM

Bsb: I’ll check back later eh … Lol…

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 9:23 PM

Seriously, I don’t care anymore. Cordon off Israel, and carpet bomb the entirety of the rest of the Middle East 24/7 for about six months. If anything is then seen to be moving, do it again.

Midas on July 1, 2013 at 9:23 PM

hawkdriver on July 1, 2013 at 9:22 PM

You are right on!!

O has backed off saying anything…

Cricket time again… what a clusterfark!!

Scrumpy on July 1, 2013 at 9:24 PM

God bless you and the others father. May you rest comfortably in the arms of our Savior.

Deuteronomy 32:35

Marcus Traianus on July 1, 2013 at 9:26 PM

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