Bin Laden Comes Clean, War On Terror Continues

Ian Andrew Bell fork at
Thu Jan 15 08:44:06 PST 2004

You wanna whine about 3,000 people?  I'm sure they and their families 
have suffered greatly but I'm sure that if all of the victims in Iraq 
had the right skin colour, spoke the right language, or watched the 
same Television as you, you might be able to empathize.

If your calculus adds up, just what is the threshold number of deaths 
where we can no longer criticize anything which might have anything to 
do with your towers collapsing?

According to:

..."Between 21,000 and 55,000 people have died as a result of the 
U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and its aftermath."

So, again, back to your calculus.  What's the value ratio of largely 
white anglo-saxon protestant AMERICAN deaths to those of poor, largely 
Muslim Iraqis?  Do you feel vindicated now that it's likely a 10x 

I guarantee that none of those Iraqis had anything to do with the 
tragic deaths of folks in the World Trade Center.  Yet your President 
is using a (now proven false) assumption that in some way they did.

Wake up.

And, while you're at it, go read Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal" 
for precedent.

Osama Bin Laden might as well be the tooth fairy.  There hasn't been a 
single documented, proven attack by his organization... well... EVER.  
And though I'm sure he is a very bad man with brutal, ignoble 
intentions the burden of proof is ultimately on his accusers and so 
far, every time they make an assertion, it has been shot down.

It's just kind of funny how every time we track down a link behind an 
islamic terrorist it seems to lead to Saudi Arabia.  How come the US 
hasn't invaded them?


On 14-Jan-04, at 10:51 PM, Gordon Mohr wrote:

> Osama is just an imaginary creature like the Tooth Fairy, hee hee.
> Al Qaeda's attacks and plans were just bedtime scary stories, ha ha.
> I suppose the 3,000 people who "died" will be emerging any moment
> now to rib us about their elaborate prank, ho ho.

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