[FoRK] bin Laden offers truce & why that's unacceptable

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Thu Jan 19 12:30:08 PST 2006

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Adam L Beberg writes:
> Lorin Rivers wrote on 1/19/2006 11:32 AM:
> > "There is no problem in this solution, but it will prevent hundreds of
> > billions from going to influential people and warlords in America --
> > those who supported Bush's electoral campaign. And from this, we can
> > understand Bush and his gang's insistence on continuing the war," the
> > voice said.
> > 
> > White House spokesman Scott McClellan said the tape suggested bin
> > Laden was "under pressure." He also dismissed the idea of a truce,
> > saying, "We must confront threats before it is too late...before the
> > attacks reach our shores."
> > 
> > McClellan continued "Have you seen Haliburton's stock price? I can be
> > a tool all day long for that kind of money!"
> > 
> > (last bit is mine, obviously) but ObL seems to have hit the nail on
> > the head...
> Bush has brought his slingshot to the intelligence war, and found out
> everyone else brought backpack nukes. Not only that, but he forgot the
> rocks to use with the slingshot.
> ObL is so much smarter then the Bush administration, there is no real
> comparison. It's just sad, really really sad. Funny as hell, but sad.

cf also John Robb, http://globalguerrillas.typepad.com/ .

- --j.
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