Thursday, July 07, 2005

A Reminder

There were so many things I intended to write about in this post: the wedding, honeymoon, Hurricane Dennis bearing down on our new friends in Jamaica. Instead, we get a reminder about why the War on Terror is so vitally important, a reminder of just what it is we're standing up against.

About six hours ago, during the height of morning rush hour, a series of coordinated terrorist bombings hit London. Sky News is reporting right now that 37 are dead, and anywhere from 300 to 1,000 injured. These attacks are eerily similar to the bombings in Madrid last year that killed nearly 200. A group supposedly with connections to al Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the London bombings.

Apparently, the civilized world must again face the death and devestation caused by Muslim terrorists. In all the news reports and talking heads in the coming days, we will be innundated with politically correct coverage and commentary of the bombings. It will be interesting to see how often the media refers to "Muslim terrorists" or "Islamic terrorists". How long before the Islamic leaders in the US and Europe beg for understanding, patience, tolerance? Will we hear the tired old "religion of peace" line?

Time to face facts about these Muslim extremists...

  • These animals hate Western society and culture.

  • They hate Christians and Jews.

  • They believe killings "infidels" is a glorious undertaking.

  • These are the same pigs that carve the heads off captives, while videotaping the event and releasing the tapes to Al Jazeera.
It's a culture that breds violence and hatred. Nearly every major conflict taking place around the world involves these barbarians. The British have a particular problem, with so many Muslims having taken up residence there. The London mosques allegedly are rife with Muslims wanting to take up the anti-Western cause. Remember Richard Reed, the so-called "shoe bomber"? He worshipped at the Brixton Mosque in south London. Also at that mosque... Zacarias Moussaoui, who has been charged in the U.S. with conspiracy over the September 11th attacks.

The British are a tough people, with resolve and determination. Let's hope this galvanizes them and unifies them under Prime Minister Blair. He had a great quote this morning, addressing the media following the blasts:

"Our determination to defend our values and our way of life is greater than their determination to cause death and destruction to innocent people in a desire to impose extremism on the world."