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Holy mother of God. Al Qaida tortures kid for two years

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by three_bags_full, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    I'm speechless.

    http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/meast/08/07/iraq.kidnapped.boy/index.html
     
  2. Deeper_Background

    Deeper_Background Active Member

    the religion of peace at work
     
  3. mb

    mb Active Member

    That's the type of quality post that only you can provide.
     
  4. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    As the father of a 6-year-old, I would be dead, because they would have to gun me down after I went on the shooting rampage.
     
  5. zimbabwe

    zimbabwe Active Member

    I still do, but stuff like this makes it hard for me to believe in God.
     
  6. Den1983

    Den1983 Active Member

    Sick. I can't even begin to imagine what that kid went through. Thank God he's alive.
     
  7. Rhody31

    Rhody31 Well-Known Member

    All the Dems are right; we shouldn't torture the people we find who do shit like this.
     
  8. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Watch it. Someone will bring up an abortion-clinic bomber and say it trumps you.
     
  9. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Well, if we thank God for him still being alive, do we fault God for putting him in harm's way in the first place?
     
  10. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    "They did it first" stops being a justification for doing something wrong at about the age of four.
     
  11. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Treat these people like the rabid dogs they are.
     
  12. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    If I had to guess -- and I didn't see this specified in the story -- I would guess that the policeman and his family are all Shi'a Muslims. Al Qaeda, of course, stems from the fundamentalist wah'habi sect of Sunni Islam. Without getting into all the gory details, I'd appreciate it if y'all would picture in your mind the Protestant Reformation ... and consider that the the Shi'a-Sunni schism was about a million times more unpleasant.

    The "Al Qaeda in Iraq" group's leadership has in the past declared "all-out war" on the Shia majority in Iraq; the late, unlamented Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, one of the earliest leaders of the group, focused more on attacking Shi'a Muslims than on attacking American soldiers (even after being admonished by senior AQ officials to concentrate on fighting Americans in a letter remarkably reminiscent of C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters).

    So, short version, this kind of lunatic sectarian violence (presuming that's what it is) has been part of the "Al Qaeda in Iraq" arsenal since it got started and stayed in that arsenal even after Zarqawi caught a couple of USAF bombs with his face.
     
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