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Remember Nick Berg!
MarDav

Posted on 05/13/2004 1:40:29 PM PDT by MarDav

In the face of the horrific, brutal murder of Nick Berg, I am here to say, “I’ve had enough!” I will no longer let my somnambulant friends and acquaintances get away with their disregard and lack of concern for the war against radical Islam. I will no longer allow them to dismiss the lies, the mischaracterizations, the half-truths and the politically motivated distortions perpetrated daily by the left-leaning media and the Democratic Party. I will no longer sit by and be frustrated by the shrill, hollow shout-downs of those who would never be willing to stand for anything (unless, of course, it is to oppose core, traditional American values and beliefs). I will no longer let these things pass. From now on, every correspondence I send, every conversation I conclude, every checkout person I encounter, every waiter I tip, every friend I meet, in short, every human contact I have will conclude with a cry, with a prayer, with a unifying reminder of what our collective lives must be united against, what our actions and words must strive to live up to, what we must all always bear in mind as we work and play and live and love and laugh and cry. We must always:

Remember Nick Berg!

As in wars past, Americans came together under the rallying cries of “Remember the Alamo!” and “Remember the Maine!”, today you and I must, we must keep in mind the great threat that would seek to wrest from all of us our God-given rights of freedom and liberty. We are involved in a great conflict which many have refused to acknowledge, and which many Americans have forgotten. Think of how quickly the pictures of the attack on 9/11 disappeared from our public view. Think of how muffled the truth about our war has become (it is not a war on terror, but a war on radical Islam—see Andrew McCarthy’s piece at Nationalreviewonline.com). Well, we can no longer allow Americans the luxury of forgetfulness (or semi-consciousness). We can no longer allow the anti-American bias that permeates so many of our institutions (and, indeed, all of the information-generating, public opinion-shaping, education-offering mechanisms in our country) to saturate the American psyche with the self-loathing guilt without voicing with equal regularity a ready response. Not when innocent civilians such as Nick Berg are being sacrificed to the false god of radical Islam. People must not be allowed to get away with complacency any longer. The Left must not be allowed to get away with its hatred of America any longer. Stagnation today, could well mean America’s surrender tomorrow. America must be awakened, reminded that she is under attack. She must be reminded that the enemy is vile, inhumane, savage, hate-filled. America must be reminded that she is not the aggressor here; she is not filled with evil and corruption. She is not what is wrong with this world. And the phrase:

Remember Nick Berg!

Will serve to do just that. So, I encourage you to join me in reminding Americans everywhere at every moment throughout the day to Remember Nick Berg. Think how it could be if every day Americans everywhere heard or saw the phrase, “Remember Nick Berg!” dozens of times throughout the day. Maybe, just maybe, it would change the hearts and minds of a few (or a few thousand) to stir to wakefulness their slumbering patriotism. Maybe it would remind someone not to take America’s benefits for granted. Maybe it would dull in the mind of someone the impact of the incessant droning of the anti-American Left. Maybe it would be a reminder just to yourself about who and what your are, what you stand for, what you believe in, what America is all about.

Remember Nick Berg!


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To: general_re; Student With Opinions; dighton; L,TOWM; BlueLancer; hellinahandcart; ...
Student With Opinions Problems.
21 posted on 05/13/2004 2:53:35 PM PDT by aculeus
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To: Student With Opinions

If I thought you were intelligent I'd reply to your comments. But instead I'm just going to laugh at you.


22 posted on 05/13/2004 4:19:30 PM PDT by rageaholic
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To: tscislaw
yes exactly, and Daniel Perle. I am embarassed by Americans who talk big about what the USA will do "next time". This is the time to do whatever needs to be done. Now. Not next time. There should never be a next time.
23 posted on 05/13/2004 4:31:32 PM PDT by rageaholic
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To: Tijeras_Slim

His tern paper has been restored, in all its majesty ;)


24 posted on 05/13/2004 7:39:25 PM PDT by general_re (Drive offensively - the life you save may be your own.)
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To: general_re; dighton; aculeus; BlueLancer; hellinahandcart; Constitution Day
I smell varmint poont@ng...

Skullfullamushius Idiota variety.

Of course, it may just be a run of the mill DUhma$$ium Trollia varmint in camoflage.

25 posted on 05/13/2004 8:18:19 PM PDT by L,TOWM (From the "Party of Jefferson" to the "Party of Shmeagle" in less than 200 years...)
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To: L,TOWM
I'm still parsing the double-negatives...

Why didn't the soldier that held the man on a leash nude not be punished?

Why didn't she not be punished? Why did she be punished? WTF?

The sad part is, I see the papers my wife brings home, and this is actually pretty typical of mainstream high school students these days.

26 posted on 05/13/2004 8:33:15 PM PDT by general_re (Drive offensively - the life you save may be your own.)
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To: beebuster2000

Although there is more than meets the eye about Nick Berg and what he was doing in Iraq, we still cannot condone or forget what happened to him at the hands of this evil personified! Nothing and no one deserves this! There aren't even words to describe the type of thing that could do what they did to him.


27 posted on 05/13/2004 9:45:26 PM PDT by ladyinred (The left has blood on their hands, Again!)
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To: Student With Opinions
Oh my, I feel so sorry for you student with opinions. You have much to learn and while I understand you are young, I can't quite get how you can think this way after seeing what these people are capable of. If you think putting panties and a leash on someone is the same as sawing off head, putting people in shredding machines, gassing them, ramming airplanes with passengers into occupied buildings, etc, then I pray you NEVER get in a position of power unless you grow up and get a clue first.
28 posted on 05/13/2004 9:49:04 PM PDT by ladyinred (The left has blood on their hands, Again!)
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To: MarDav
Islam has it's "bible-tumper's" just like Christian's have "Bible-Tumpers", or a person that takes their religion VERY serious. Those in Islam that take it very serious, are the militants of Islam. It could be said by them "CONVERT or DIE". This a religious war PERIOD. The statement Andrew McCarty made: Terrorism is not an enemy. It is a method. It is the most sinister, brutal, inhumane method of our age. But it is nonetheless just that: a method. You cannot, and you do not, make war on a method. War is made on an identified — and identifiable — enemy. In the here and now, that enemy is militant Islam — a very particular practice and interpretation of a very particular set of religious, political and social principles. was right on. Good post thanks.
29 posted on 05/14/2004 2:45:41 AM PDT by Phyto Chems (Convert or DIE is there call --- but I remember Mr. Berg)
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To: MarDav

bttt


30 posted on 05/14/2004 3:57:50 PM PDT by Phyto Chems (Convert or DIE is there call --- but I remember Mr. Berg)
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To: bubble

I stand by what I said. If you don't like it, put a sock in it. Most "sane" people who have lost a loved one put the blame on the killers themselves.


34 posted on 05/17/2004 10:43:27 AM PDT by ohioman
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To: bubble; dighton; aculeus; Tijeras_Slim
so you have a better opinion b/c you can identify bad sentece structure??

No, I have a better opinion because I can use the shift key, spell "sentence", and know that questions end with a single question mark.

the "sad part" is this kid that worked up the guts to put his opinion on this demented website is being picked apart by you people.

If you can't stand the heat, etc. Either he's an adult who should be mentally and emotionally prepared for any criticism that comes his way, or he's a child - in which case, he should shut up and sit back down in front of the Playstation when his betters are speaking.

i am happy that someone that age is thinking

I see no evidence of thought in that post at all. I see unformed and half-formed pablum, regurgitated in a rather illiterate and pedestrian manner. I have some passing familiarity with the public schools, so I've little doubt that during his school career, such bowel movements are generally rewarded by happy smiles and gold stars from his teachers. But this is not Vero Beach High School - I am not one of his idiot teachers, nor am I his mother. If the little troll needs his ego stroked every time he publicly dribbles urine down the front of his pants, neither of you are going to be happy here.

35 posted on 05/17/2004 10:46:22 AM PDT by general_re (Drive offensively - the life you save may be your own.)
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To: general_re
If the little troll needs his ego stroked every time he publicly dribbles urine down the front of his pants, neither of you are going to be happy here.

You da man.

36 posted on 05/17/2004 10:50:20 AM PDT by Vigilantcitizen (Donít go around stating the world owes you a living; the world owes you nothing; it was here first.)
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To: Vigilantcitizen

Pain is a harsh teacher, but there's no teacher quite so effective ;)


37 posted on 05/17/2004 11:01:06 AM PDT by general_re (Drive offensively - the life you save may be your own.)
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To: general_re

My this thread has taken an ugly "tern".

PS: Wasn't bubbles Michael Jackson's chimp? Thatwould explain a lot.


38 posted on 05/17/2004 12:39:18 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim (From each according to his inability, to each according to his misdeeds - DNC Motto)
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