August 2, 2006

Rush ben Laden

Remember these comments the next time anyone complains about suicide bombings. All these "great religious scholars" agree: it's open season on killing civilians. /snark>

"Until civilians -- frankly, I'm not sure how many of them are actually just innocent little civilians running around versus active Hezbo types, particularly the men -- but until those civilians start paying a price for propping up these kinds of regimes, it's not going to end, folks. What do you mean, civilians start paying a price? I just ask you to consult history for the answer to that.”
Rush Limbaugh, on the Qana Massacre
July 31, 2006

"According to Jewish law, during a time of battle and war, there is no such term as 'innocents' of the enemy. All of the discussions on Christian morality are weakening the spirit of the army and the nation and are costing us in the blood of our soldiers and civilians."
Yesha Rabbinical Council, on the IDF attack in Kfar Qanna
July 30, 2006

"We declared jihad against the US government, because the US government is unjust, criminal and tyrannical. It has committed acts that are extremely unjust, hideous and criminal . . . As for what you asked regarding the American people, they are not exonerated from responsibility, because they chose this government and voted for it despite their knowledge of its crimes in Palestine, Lebanon, Iraq and in other places."
Osama bin Laden, in his interview with Peter Arnett
March 1997

Hat tips: Billmon and Crooks and Liars.

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