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Friday, August 05, 2005

Hey Muslims, THIS is what we're talking about!

Via Yaoo News From the S.F.Chronicle, dateline Scott Wilson, Washington Post Friday, August 5, 2005

"AWOL Israeli soldier opens fire in A bus -- 4 killed, 13 wounded"
You've heard the story by now, I'm sure. What I'd like you to notice is the reactions of the persons quoted in the story. First, here's what happened:
"Zada, 19, was absent without leave from the Israeli army when he opened fire Thursday, killing four people and wounding thirteen more. Passengers immediately swarmed the gunman, killing him before he could leave the bus."
On that bus were Arabs,(Muslims) Jews, and Christians. Maybe even a Buddhist. Point is,they swarmed his ass and beat him to death. So far so good. But now here's the point.
"Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon called the shooting "a reprehensible act by a bloodthirsty Jewish terrorist who sought to attack innocent Israeli citizens."
Note that Mr. Sharon didn't say "innocent Muslims", or "innocent Arabs", or "innocent Jews". He said "innocent Israeli Citizens."
"Zada's [the gunman] father, Yitzhak, told the Associated Press his son had run away from his army unit several weeks ago after being told he would have to participate in the Gaza pullout. He said that he had informed army officials of his son's whereabouts and told them to repossess his weapon."
His father "called the cops" on him because the father was worried he would do something bad. I guess he was right. More from the story:
"In his statement, Sharon called the attack "a terrorist event" and said it was "a deliberate attempt to harm the fabric of relations among all Israeli citizens. Terrorism by civilians against civilians is the most dangerous thing affecting the future of the state of Israel and its stability as a democracy."
Hmm... Quite right. But this is what we expect for leaders of countries. What do other people have to say?
The attack also was condemned by leaders of the Yesha Council, the umbrella organization of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and Gaza. The council has staged large demonstrations against the disengagement plan, which Sharon has said is needed to ensure Israel's security and the long-term viability of its Jewish majority.
Even people who might be expected to sympathize with the terrorist are condemning him.
"Bentzi Lieberman, the head of the council, said, "Murder is murder is murder, and there can be no other response but to denounce it completely and express revulsion."
THIS is what want to hear. If Muslims fear a 'backlash' from the actions of Muslim terrorists, they should follow the lead of the Israelis. Denounce and condemn them. No dancing in the streets. No Martyrs for Allah. None of that shit. If you know or suspect someone is going to commit a terrorist attack, notify the police. Or, kill the terrorists yourself if you can, THEN call the police. Denounce and condemn any terrorists in the strongest of terms, but no "I understand them" crap. Oppose the terrorists at every opportunity. If you don't, we can only think that you are their supporters or a terrorist yourself. And 'Backlash' wouldn't begin to describe what will happen then. "Murder is murder is murder." absolutly correct. The ball is in the Muslim court. Fatwahs welcome, I can hit a man sized target at 600 yards every time. And I dip all my bullets and knives in bacon grease