Skip to comments.Who Killed Barbara Olson
Posted on 09/10/2004 6:59:07 PM PDT by annyokie
Who Killed Barbara Olson? Her many killers.
September 13, 2001 12:00 p.m.
ay before yesterday there were three Barbaras, close as sisters, joined by their zest for life, their volcanic passions, their total commitment to their loved ones, their fearless work for freedom. Barbara Olson, Barbara Comstock, Barbara Ledeen. All three chose to fight for their convictions.
All three were singled out by the Left for slanderous attacks, dehumanizing slogans, the usual stereotypes. Had there been a feminist movement worthy of the name, they would have been its heroines; instead, because they rejected the fashionable causes, insisted on traditional virtue, fought limits on real choices, and relentlessly exposed the emptiness of the Leftist slogans, they became the feminists' targets.
Now there are two. And what a loss we have suffered. Barbara Olson was a life force, a protean woman who lived life as it is supposed to be lived, celebrating the good times to the full, enduring its worst moments with grim resolve, supporting her friends and allies at all times, taking the fight to her enemies with joyful enthusiasm. She had one of the quickest and finest minds in Washington. Married to one of the greatest attorneys of our time, she was the equal of anyone in legal and political debate. But above all, she was our Braveheart, leading us into battle with the cry of "Freeeeeedom," carrying the flag of proud independence.
Braveheart to the end, fighting to the last. She had the presence of mind and the force of will to call Ted from her doomed aircraft to ask, "What should I tell the pilot to do?" Unwilling to go quiet into the dark night she wanted marching orders, for herself and for the people around her. She would not cow in the rear of the plane and submit to the murderous instructions of her captors; she wanted to go down fighting.
Perhaps she did. A person from the White House told me that there is reason to believe that plane/bomb was intended for the presidential residence, not the Pentagon, and that something happened to make it swerve suddenly. I like to think that at the last, Barbara charged the cabin, survived the knife thrusts of the monsters, and hurled herself at the kamikaze pilot, putting the plane into a loop toward Virginia.
A great woman, a woman of immeasurable valor, who brought a singular light into our lives. To see Ted with her was to understand the power of an enduring love. He was so proud of her, so delighted by her, so totally overcome with her love for him, that he knew he was the luckiest of men.
The death of such a person cannot be accepted, cannot be digested and must be avenged. Her killers are many, from the evil men on the plane to their supporters and Svengalis around the world, to all those among us who dehumanize their political opponents and thereby facilitate the transition from the politics of personal destruction to the physical destruction of their opponents. She was killed by a fraudulent and arrogant establishment that pretended it was capable of providing our people with good security and our leaders with good intelligence. Why are they permitted to remain at their posts? And not least of all, she was killed by a corrupt elite that celebrates murder, provided that the killers hold the right views and slaughter those who are political lepers. "No Regrets for a Love of Explosives" babbles the New York Times headline atop a disgraceful puff piece on Weathermen killers that appeared on the day of Barbara Olson's murder.
My America, the real America, abhors these people, as Barbara did and as the two surviving Barbaras do. And, in the course of our revenge against the physical killers, the state sponsors, the sources of the money, the dance masters in the streets of the Middle East who reveled in our misery, the leaders of the Hate America and Kill the Jews crowd, we must retain our capacity for righteous indignation against those among us who bear a heavy moral responsibility for it.
If she were still here, Barbara would have led that charge. But there are plenty of us left.
Rest in Peace, BKO. We miss you.
A special tribute from one who knew her well.
Our good friend..a Freeper...her screen tag was "bko"..I had the great good fortune of enjoying a semi-regular Freepmail correspondence with her....shortly before her death, her last book, on Hillary, was published, and I was tryig to arrange an author's night for her at the Chappaqua Public Library...I still have saved some of her Freepmails to me..a truly classy lady...
Plenty of eyewitness accounts and aircraft parts can be seen on this page.
I hope you don't actually believe the crap on the page you posted.
I was in Corpus Christi on 9/11 and when the announcer on the radio said that Barbara Olsen had been killed on the pentagon flight, I started crying. The friend that was with me said, "oh no, did you know her?" I said "not personally but felt like I did from Fox News - she was the best" and to this day I still cry (as I am now) thinking about the waste....
Dammit, dammit, dammit! My anger, hate and rage over 9-11 is at the surface, again. I keep it finely-honed, as I do with my Class III AR-10, AR-15s, Kimber .45, Glock 32/.357 SIG, Beowulf .50cal, Colt Trooper MK III .357 Magnum, and Barrett M82A1 .50cal BMG.
RIP, BKO, and all murdered that horrible day, by the subhuman Muslim pigshit filth. And to all murdered before and after that horrible day.
I don't want "justice"; I want "revenge".
The person relies on a layman's ignorance of aircraft design and what a crash into a reinforced granite structure ought to look like. Totally bogus.
"Never Forget, Never Again" is a video and song dedicated to those who perished on 9/11 and to those who fight to defend our freedom.
This video was inspired by their memory and Daryl Worley's song "Have You Forgotten?" This video and website are non-profit and were created to inspire, educate and remind all Americans what we lost on 9/11 and why we fight today. God Bless America.
You don't actually believe that steaming pile of horse sh*t do you?
I think in this case justice and revenge are one and the some. Good hunting and keep your powder dry.
I miss BKO. Damn the Islamofascist jihadists to hell!
A great woman, unabashed and unafraid to speak the truth!
Thank you God, for the likes of Barbara Olson!
Bump for tomorrow.
I've tears in my eyes reading this.
I'm sorry to upset you. I loved bko and I miss her. I'm crying while I type this.
Rest in peace BKO
Bill and Hillary Clinton and their cast of crooks.
God bless Ted Olson.
I miss her, too. I could just see her covering this election.
My heart goes out to her husband and family on the third anniversary of her death tomorrow.
Barbara Olsen......gone but not forgotten.
BTTT -- NEVER FORGET!
I truly miss Barbara.
re: Chappaqua Public Library -- I was in NYC in November of '01 and drove up to the CPL and donated a copy of Barbara's then just released book -- I told the lady who worked there that I felt they deserved to know something about the Jr. senator from NY who claims Chappaqua as her home and it was only fitting that the local library have a copy of the book that actually outlines the Clintons for the terrorist-pardoning crooks they are. Well, I didn't put it quite like that, but you get my drift.
There are times I think of September 11th, which makes me think of Barbara, which brings a tear to my eye and then I get very angry. And I appreciate this president all the more for his solid commitment to the War on Terror.
We can't bring Barbara back, but we can pray for President Bush.
Soon after 9/11 I read somewhere that Barbara Olsen was on that flight because of Hillary for some reason.
I seem to recall reading that Hillary had invited BKO somewhere or arranged her appearance somewhere.
I wish I could remember the details.
Saturday September 11th, is the third anniversary of that horrible day that started as a beautiful summer day.
Though 3,000 of us were murdered, ALL AMERICANS were attacked.
Everyone. White. Black. Asian. Hispanic. Native American. European. Jew. Baptist. Catholic. Buddhist. Mexican. Puerto Rican. New Yorker. Washingtonian. Yankee. Southerner. Everyone.
All America was attacked that day.
These hate filled people who committed these heinous acts want to kill all Americans.
NEVER forget. NEVER again.
Bump for BKO. Sad day remembered.
She had such a beautiful smile. What a tremendous loss, especially for Ted Olsen and her family. Thank you for posting. Never forget.
I had held it together pretty well and been just angry and trying to get through the week, until that night...I think it was that Friday, when Ted Olson told the story of how when he finally went to bed after friends had left that night (around 1 a.m. on Sep. 12), he turned back the covers and found a note from Barbara on his pillow.
My husband wasn't in the room, and when he asked what Ted had just said, I tried to re-tell the story to him and fell apart completely.
I've got a lump in my throat even now as I type it.
Certainly, by Thursday of that week, everyone at work was saying to each other...."Is this the longest week of your life, or what?" It shouldn't have been, because we'd gotten very little work done and basically been watching TV all week in the office. But, I remember watching the clock until 5 p.m. every day and RUSHING home. I remember the oddest sensation of just trying to survive and make it to the weekend when I could be safely ensconced with my family in our home.
I'd never felt like that before, and I hope to never feel that way again.
God Bless you dear Barbara! A simply staggering loss.
How I miss her gracious presence on television. I didn't know anyone in the attacks...She, more than anyone I read about, personalized the horror for me.
RIP BKO. You are truly missed.
Isn't Ted's birthday tomorrow?
Which of course started with the Clinton administration.
That is a truly touching video. Thanks for posting the link.
Barbara was the real deal. She is greatly missed.
We're thinking of you.
She was a wonderful presence on all those talk shows ...she had a keen mind and a wicked sense of humor. I sure miss her
" I want "revenge". "
Did you see the movie Tombstone? Referring to Wyatt Earp going after the gang who killed his brother, Doc Holliday said it's not revenge, it's a reckoning.
May your memory be eternal, bko.
I met Barbara Olsen at a small gathering in a house in Sugarland, Tx when she was promoting her book "Hell to Pay". She was bright, funny, friendly, and warm. It was horrible watching what was going on live, but it really didn't strike home until it was announced that she had been on the plane that struck the Pentagon. Somehow, the moment became very personal for me. Someone I had met face to face was now part of a terrible moment in history. She was strong, brave to the last, unflinching in her efforts to keep others calm and verify the situation to her husband.
Rest in peace, Barbara.
Rest in peace all those who were murdered viciously by the barbarians.
And may the terrorists still be experiencing their innards torn out of them while they watch demons torture them.
BKO was on that flight because she was flying out to do Bill Maher's show about Gary Condit. She was supposed to fly out the day before (Monday), but Tuesday was Ted's birthday and she wanted to be there with him that morning so changed her flight plans.
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