Another blood-thirsty jihadi, another sha’ria lover and wannabe kiddie diddler, goat-f**ker and wife-beater. And four dead Marines and a dead sailor at a military recruiting center.
More talk and bureaucratic promises you can bet will come to nothing, swept under the federal rug by the usual suspects. Since, as Gov. Jindal says, we can’t defeat Muslim evil without first recognizing that it exists. More raucous decrying of modern leftist practice of putting up gun-free signs—effectively inviting killers not to worry about armed self-defense—while declining to surreptitiously allow arms inside.
Reminded me of when I managed Army recruiters in 1970-71 from a 4-state recruiting command headquarters in West Virginia. None of us were armed, even at that time of heightened anger at the military over the Vietnam War thanks to lying public testimony by the likes of John Kerry.
But we were not stupid enough to advertise the fact to every idiot who might come calling—like everyone from Navy and Marine recruiters to kindergartners is forced by stupid politicians to do today. Damn their eyes!
UPDATE: The jihadi schmuck might have been directed by ISIS. More. And you can probably thank both of them for a continuation of this noted increase.
MORE: Meanwhile, the Democrat news media and the bureaucrats pretend the killer’s motive is still a mystery. Does anyone respect these idiots any more? Anyone with a grade-school education? They have no shame. At least Ted gets it.
I’ve read the arguments about why this Jihadi jerk shouldn’t be tried in federal court in New York, but I remain unimpressed. Surely, if GWB had any plans to have him tried by a tribunal and hung, it would have been done sometime in the seven plus years he was in Gitmo. Since that didn’t happen, it doesn’t bother me especially that he will now be tried in a civilian court. And if he gets off? Well, then it will just have to be arranged for him to be run over by a bus.
But it’s tempting to believe, as Power Line relates, that AG Holder’s motive is to see KSM’s lawyers run with his "treatment by the Bush administration, real and imagined, [as] the centerpiece of their defense, with the possible result that Bush, Cheney, and others may be indicted as war criminals by European countries or international courts, thereby satisfying the far left of the Democratic Party, which Obama represents."
It’s still not clear to me, however, why this couldn’t have happened just as easily in a military tribunal.
UPDATE: Two Bush-era lawyers have an argument for KSM’s NYC trial that’s much better than mine, including that such trials have already happened before:
"Many of Holder’s critics appear to have forgotten that the Bush administration used civilian courts to put away dozens of terrorists, including ‘shoe bomber’ Richard Reid; al-Qaeda agent Jose Padilla; ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh; the Lackawanna Six; and Zacarias Moussaoui, who was prosecuted for the same conspiracy for which Mohammed is likely to be charged. Many of these terrorists are locked in a supermax prison in Colorado, never to be seen again."
Read. The. Rest.
The old media is saying Army Maj. Malik Nidal Hasan killed twelve and wounded thirty-one at Fort Hood, northwest of Austin, today because he was being deployed to
Iraq the war and "was upset about it." Sure. I’ll bet.
The FBI, always quick to put its foot in its mouth, already is saying it was not terrorism. As if they could possibly know. Sounds like jihad to me, pure and simple. Otherwise the fool would have killed himself, eh? Rather than execute and cripple strangers.
MORE: Instapundit, as usual on any big breaking news, has a good roundup. More Jihad evidence. Naturally, pathetically, it comes from a British newspaper. Well, Fox had it, too. You know, that news service Barry-the-journalism-expert hates so much. Meanwhile, Newsweak (who else?) blames the Pentagon for overstressing troops like the noble doctor. No Jihad on their radar. Surprise, surprise.
South Vietnam is what this map reminds me of. Think of the red places as NVA-controlled Indian Country. Places where our forces didn’t/don’t go for very long. S. Warzistan on the left bottom is where that Predator’s Hellfire missiles killed all those Talibani at the funeral the other day. Eighty-something. I expected to be reading of Lefty outrage about that by now. The fact I didn’t sorta figures, though.This is Barry’s campaign now. He campaigned for it. His Leftist pals wanted it. Now they’ve got it. Lotsa luck. They’re sure going to need it.
I think they’re all going to be very sorry before The One’s first term is over. Iraq was/is the Left’s hated campaign, but it’s the one that made the most sense to me. Nevermind the WMDs and all that baloney. The point in going in there was/is that it’s in the middle of the Jihadi swamp that needs to be drained. I also believe that whatever success we’ve had there had more to do with the recent Iranian uprising than anything Barry said in Cairo or anywhere else. (He’s too longwinded, too on-the-one-hand, on-the-other-hand, to inspire anybody.) So let’s see what he’s going to do with Afghanistan. Wallow in the quagmire, I expect. Although that Predator strike on a funeral, of all things, was a good start. Wish we’d had more UAVs in South Vietnam. Apaches are nice, too.
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