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kcwayne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-18-04 05:27 AM
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26. Terrorists want Bush for the same reason Republicans want Clinton
There is no better recruiting tool for Al Queda than Bush.

They portray him as a dimwitted Christian crusader bent on destroying Islam (which he is), and their collections and suicide mission volunteers go through the roof.

Republicans use the same tactic by rolling out various assertions about Bill and Hillary, and the freepers fill the campaign coffers.

Al Queda relishes the conflict, it is central to their existence. The Bush doctrine of using the military to strike visible targets (which have nothing to do with Al Queda) is knuckleheaded. Bush whines about the evil ones that cruelly take innocent lives, and ignores our own role in killing far more innocent people than Al Queda. It is rediculously stupid to try to use the military to kill a movement. As the atrocities take their toll on the innocents, you simply turn the victims into participants in the movement.

The only way to fight Islamic terrorism is to change the energy policy and technology so that we do not need to depend on doing business in the Middle East. Let them create theocracies based on the principles of the 1st century if that is what they want. Without oil as a financing engine, Islamic radicals that felt the need to strike outside their own lands for some percieved transgression against Islam could not afford a $4.95 box cutter from WalMart. They would be too busy trying to figure out how to use 1st century technology to feed a population that is far to large to be sustained on a bedouin lifesytle.
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  -Possible Hoax? the Yahoo story about the terraists supporting * Ruby Romaine  Mar-17-04 08:19 PM   #0 
  - It seems Opheera McDoom has quite a few Reuters credits  eyesroll   Mar-17-04 08:22 PM   #1 
  - I mentioned the Google results for her name  kgfnally   Mar-17-04 08:37 PM   #13 
     - I did a search of her byline on Reuters' Web site  eyesroll   Mar-17-04 08:44 PM   #17 
  - Something stinks about it  proud patriot   Mar-17-04 08:22 PM   #2 
  - Smells like eau de Rove to me!  Ruby Romaine   Mar-17-04 08:24 PM   #4 
  - I'm seeing a rating  arcane1   Mar-17-04 08:29 PM   #7 
  - LOL - now you know who rated it just before you !!  ConcernedCanuk   Mar-17-04 08:31 PM   #9 
  - The only the rating I saw was when I rated it  proud patriot   Mar-17-04 08:32 PM   #10 
  - Sure it's rated, over 400 votes  ConcernedCanuk   Mar-17-04 08:30 PM   #8 
  - Notice it's now the " Islamic militant group" instead of Al Qaeda?  Must_B_Free   Mar-17-04 08:42 PM   #16 
     - They want to make sure everyone gets the connection to "Islam"  Art_from_Ark   Mar-17-04 09:18 PM   #21 
     - The Al-Qaeda system has broken up  CocaCola58204   Mar-17-04 09:46 PM   #23 
  - This has to be a joke...  Earth_First   Mar-17-04 08:24 PM   #3 
  - There's only one person that comes to mind when I read that article  ConcernedCanuk   Mar-17-04 08:41 PM   #15 
  - Not a hoax...  everythingsxen   Mar-17-04 08:25 PM   #5 
  - No, she's a real Reuters reporter.  realpolitik   Mar-17-04 08:27 PM   #6 
  - it appears legit  Windy   Mar-17-04 08:34 PM   #12 
  - no one more foolish than you bush  seabeyond   Mar-17-04 08:32 PM   #11 
  - whether it's a hoax or not,  EdGy   Mar-17-04 08:37 PM   #14 
  - and without al Qaeda, Bush is doomed  arcane1   Mar-17-04 08:46 PM   #18 
  - No....  Teddy_Salad   Mar-17-04 08:55 PM   #19 
  - how could they not want Bush reelected  brainoverload   Mar-17-04 09:04 PM   #20 
  - lol!  Skittles   Mar-17-04 09:40 PM   #22 
  - Hahahaha  Oaf Of Office   Mar-17-04 10:10 PM   #24 
  - Hi brainoverload!!  newyawker99   Mar-18-04 12:10 PM   #27 
  - Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades?  MrPrax   Mar-17-04 10:20 PM   #25 
  - Terrorists want Bush for the same reason Republicans want Clinton  kcwayne   Mar-18-04 05:27 AM   #26 

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