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May 11, 2004

This Is Not A Religious War Bullshit

This is not a religious war like the Civil War was not about slavery. When the enemy prays to God while slicing off the head of an innocent civilian, you bet your ass it's a religious war. We just don't want to admit it.

The enemy has no problem admitting it.

How many of you realize that when the Ottoman Empire entered WWI on the side of Germany and Austro-Hungary (that's the losing side, for those who slept through history class), they did not do so by "declaring war," like any normal country would. No, the Ottoman Empire entered WWI by declaring "jihad."

It's always a religious war for those fuckheads.

The ultimate goal of the terrorists is religious. It is the establishment of a pan-islamic empire under religious rule according to shari'a law. It is the destruction of all jews. And by destruction, they mean slaughter. It is the forced conversion of Christians and Hindus, etc. to their evil bastardized religion.

They sliced off a guy's head.

They're barbarians. Brute animals. Worse than devil worshippers. At least devil worshippers only kill cats. These fucks kill innocent humans, and blaspheme the name of God while doing it. What awaits these pig-fuckers when they die? Eternal fucking fire, you can count on it. Hotter than a million mutha-fucking suns.

What does it take to slice off the head of another live, conscious human being? An innocent human being. With a knife. What is involved in that procedure? Could you do it? Do you think Private England would be capable of such a thing? Or Specialist Graner? Or General Karpinski even?

i bet even Scott Peterson couldn't do it. Not while the victim was still alive. Not with a knife.

Cutting through a fellow human's neck while they're still alive, with a knife, means slicing down through skin, severing arteries and veins, loosing a torrent of pulsing blood, sawing back and forth through thick muscle and tendon, crunching through the hollow, wheezing, screaming windpipe, hitting bone and disk, sawing again, pushing down, hearing it crunch, pop, putting your weight into it, slicing through the spinal cord, watching the body go limp, gripping the handle tight in all the slippery blood, sliding the blade through the last cords of muscle and tendon, blade striking the floor, watching the head roll forward, now just an inanimate object, though its eyes are open, then raising it, still warm, up to the camera.

Could you do that? Can you imagine the mind of someone who could? i simply can't fathom that kind of evil.

They chanted to Allah while they sliced off an innocent man's head. You can say this is not a religious war. You can say that God, assuming you believe in Him, doesn't take sides in a war. i say bullshit. God will deal with these unholy bastards. They will die someday, as all men must, and they will be shocked when they are finally confronted with His just punishment. His divine retribution. i pray too, that the United States will become the instrument of their death.

Posted by annika, May. 11, 2004 |
Rubric: annikapunditry


RIGHT ON. I am right there with you on every word. Fun modification-
"... a million MULLAH-fucking suns."

Posted by: gcotharn in Texas on May. 11, 2004

Terrorism Snow Globe-

The claim that Nick Berg was retribution is a metaphor for all past claims of Islamic victimhood that were used to justify all past acts of Islamic terrorism: from the Iranian Hostages and Leon Klinghoffer on through a litany of acts that include the Marine barracks and the Foreign Embassies and the Palestinian bombings and the WTC attacks and the IEDs that all lead straight through to Nick Berg.

Tonight many Americans and many Middle East Muslims went to sleep believing Abu Ghraib was the cause of Nick Berg's death. The lack of understanding- the naive belief that Nick Berg would be alive if not for Abu Ghraib, constitutes a major threat to a peaceful future for everyone.

Nick Berg's murder, along with the cover story and the millions who believe the cover story, is a history of Islamic Terrorism in microcosm. Watching it play out is like watching the action inside a miniature snow-globe: shake it and watch the same scene over and over and over and over and over and over, until a backwards culture repairs itself or a series of nuclear blasts brings an end to the cycle.

That is the cold reality of the situation, and that is what Americans and Middle East Muslims must think about, if we are to preempt the unthinkable.

Posted by: gcotharn in Texas on May. 11, 2004

Every American needs to read this post. As a matter of fact, this post needs to be translated into every language so the whole world can read it.

Posted by: ginger on May. 12, 2004

Nice comments, Annika. It's about time someone else is seeing this war as I see it.

Posted by: Jason H. on May. 12, 2004

Honestly? You want the truth? If the people I was decapitating were the five fucks from that video, not only do I think I could do it -- I think I could do it with a dull pen knife. Really.

Posted by: Matt on May. 12, 2004

Is this a religious war because THEY claim it's religious? Is it a religious war because GW Bush thinks he was chosen by God to lead the country? Is it a religious war because the majority of the country is Christian?

Gulf War I was a religious war according to S. Hussein. Nobody mentions that now. I'm curious as to your rationale for deeming this a "religious war."

Posted by: glenn on May. 12, 2004

Good question Glenn. My opinion on the matter will probably be controversial, maybe not, but i should do a post rather than put it in the comments.

Matt, i don't think i could do it, even to those fucking animals, but i would watch will you did it.

Posted by: annika on May. 12, 2004

The scandal of prisoner abuses by U.S. soldiers in Iraq has dealt a bigger blow to the United States than the Sept. 11 attacks - Archbishop Giovanni Lajolo, Vatican foreign minister.

I'm outraged. Could you please tell the Vatican to shut the fuck up? Is the Catholic church actually evil or just stupid?

Posted by: d-rod on May. 12, 2004

How idiotic.

The Vatican seems want to become irrelevant. Who are they to be talking about scandal?

First remove the mote in your own eye, pope.

Posted by: annika! on May. 12, 2004

The biggest ideological problem I see in America is that America has NOT identified the enemy. It's not terrorism, because terrorism is a tool the enemy uses. Islamofascism IS the enemy; Jihad IS the enemy; anyone who wants to establish sharia is the enemy - and folks like this enjoy civil rights protection in the US?
I am sick of the purists for who cry about the First Amendment, while supporting those who are seeking to throw the Constitution out in the garbage. Where will your First Amendment be then, professors?
Screw political correctness, and screw the whole "religion of peace" bullshit. It is time to kick organizations like CAIR out of the country, and put their leaders behind the bars. It is time to go after the ideologues of Islamofascism, in the US, in Saudi Arabia, and everywhere. It is time to go after Al-Jazeera, and to fight treacherous anti-American propaganda at home. Blogging is just a beginning. Time will come for the traitors in the media to find out what Americans think about them, or else those elites will destroy this country, just like the French elites destroyed theirs 200 years ago.

Posted by: Ivan Lenin on May. 12, 2004

Matt, Matt, come now, that would be just plain exhausting, and we're a far more technically sophisticated people. It's time to dig out some of those old flame-throwers that we retired at the end of Vietnam. There's a nice collateral effect too. I'm betting that your average Arab fireman isn't really up to the task of keeping the shithole from burning to cinders.

On a literary note, Anni, ever notice the question to Lt Joyce in "Bridge on the River Kwai"? "Can you kill a man with a knife?" It's a euphemism for can you deal with the reality before you without hesitation.

Posted by: Casca on May. 12, 2004

Casca, you must remember this exchange from the movie Untouchables, which i have been thinking about lately:

Malone: You said you wanted to get Capone. Do you really wanna get him? You see what I'm saying is, what are you prepared to do?

Eliot Ness: Anything and everything in my power.

Malone: And THEN what are you prepared to do? If you open the can on these worms you must be prepared to go all the way because they're not gonna give up the fight until one of you is dead.

Eliot Ness: How do you do it then?

Malone: You wanna know how you do it? Here's how, they pull a knife, you pull a gun. He sends one of yours to the hospital, you send on of his to the morgue! That's the Chicago way, and that's how you get Capone! Now do you want to do that? Are you ready to do that?

Eliot Ness: I have sworn to capture this man with all legal powers at my disposal and I will do so.

Malone: Well the Lord hates a coward. Do you know what a blood oath is Mr. Ness?

Eliot Ness: Yes.

Malone: Good, cause you just took one.

Posted by: annika! on May. 12, 2004

Amen, Annika.

Posted by: Rae on May. 12, 2004

We can't be deaf, dumb and blind to the fact that Muslim terrorists are killing us because we do not bow down to Allah. That alone makes this a religious war. But religion (Christianity, in particular) has been so dumped on in this country, its place in the context of world events is forgotten. Make no mistake: Islamic terrorists are driven by their desire to obey Allah.

Posted by: La Shawn Barber on May. 13, 2004

I look at the Nick Berg thing this way... He went to Iraq to "help" in the reconstruction. That is he went to service the Capitalist Imperial Institution by stealing business away from the Iraqi people themselves so he could make money off of thier backs. Does it occur to anyone that Iraqis themselves are able to reconstruct thier own country that the Americans helped destroy in the first place? But at every turn they are kept out of the reconstruction unless KBR needs to have the bathrooms cleaned. The Companies are importing thousands of foreign works to do things that Iraqi people should be employed to do but arn't because they are deemed a security threat. I wonder why the Iraqi's are not included? Might be becuase the vast majority have been shut out by the CPA. This Berg guy is a vulture, no wonder they cut off his head. Address what the greivence is first and then make an objective judgment about what the video is about.

Posted by: fredhero on May. 13, 2004

Fred, what you wrote is so idiotic, i'm tempted to say it's a hoax intended to embarass liberals.

Do i gather you believe:

1. Nick Berg got what he deserved.
2. His killers sawed off his head because some Iraqis couldn't get a job.

When trying to explain why the devil does what he does, it's important to actually listen to the devil's own words.

They killed Nick Berg because they hate all non-moslims. They express their hatred by killing. They like to kill. They want to kill. If confronted with two options for conflict resolution, one of which does not involve killing, the terrorist will always choose killing. Because they are worse than animals. They are pure evil.

You however, are a supreme idiot if you believe that this is about jobs. People in this country can't get jobs. My brother has trouble getting a job. Are you saying it'd be okay if he went out and killed someone? Does that justify sawing an innocent man's head off?

i pity your depravity, i really do.

And please don't respond to this comment. i don't care to argue your stupid logic, not today. Not after that video. i'll delete your ass and ban you, you fucking retard.

Posted by: annika! on May. 13, 2004


Posted by: fredhero on May. 14, 2004