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Two down (Kidnapped Swede getting revenge on kidnappers)
Stockholm Spectator ^ | 29/06/2005 | Billy McCormac

Posted on 06/30/2005 2:30:41 AM PDT by dob

Hearty Hjertsröm “doesn’t want to go into detail” about the bounty hunters, but assures Expressen that they are “the best money can buy.”

“They’re not twiddling their thumbs,” declares Hjerström, revealing that he has “received confirmation that two of [the kidnappers] have already been taken care of.” When asked to elaborate on the fate of the purportedly captured kidnappers, the Swede says he “hasn’t inquired” but has his “suspicions.”

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TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bounty; hjertstrom; iraq; kidnapping; payback; sweden; terrorism; usa; war
Go Ulf, Go!
1 posted on 06/30/2005 2:30:42 AM PDT by dob
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To: dob
…but assures Expressen that they are “the best money can buy.”

Could they be past members of the Mukhabarat? They would be familiar with the land, the people and various interrogation techniques.
2 posted on 06/30/2005 2:47:39 AM PDT by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink.)
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To: marmar

Bookmark


3 posted on 06/30/2005 2:50:24 AM PDT by marmar (Even though I may look different then you...my blood runs red, white and blue.....)
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To: dob

Gotta admire him, but if he was an American wouldn't Europe be screaming to haul him to The Hague?


4 posted on 06/30/2005 2:51:22 AM PDT by PeoplesRepublicOfWashington (Washington State--Land of Court-approved Voting Fraud.)
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To: dob

TOTTALY BIBLICAL!


5 posted on 06/30/2005 2:57:18 AM PDT by alpha-8-25-02 ("SAVED BY GRACE AND GRACE ALONE")
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To: Travis McGee

ping


6 posted on 06/30/2005 3:04:22 AM PDT by NoCurrentFreeperByThatName
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To: dob

Good for him!


7 posted on 06/30/2005 3:31:15 AM PDT by cvq3842
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To: alpha-8-25-02
TOTTALY BIBLICAL!

Im not sure by what you mean by this - Isnt vengeance, the Lords?

Some are always bemoaning Arminians their man centered "Im master of my destiny because I chose God" - this is no different -

No reliance or faith in God's justice and judgment is tendered

I'd frankly do the same - with extreme prejudice - but Im not entirely convinced it's Biblical....please convince me

8 posted on 06/30/2005 3:40:55 AM PDT by Revelation 911
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To: Revelation 911

How about "Hammurabian," then?


9 posted on 06/30/2005 3:46:06 AM PDT by niteowl77 (Dick Durbin's mouth has caused more deaths than my gun.)
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To: alpha-8-25-02
More like, Caesarian.

Young Julius Caesar was kidnapped and held for ransom by Cilician pirates during the Mithridatic Wars.......while they were waiting for the ransom, he got to know his kidnappers, got down with them, got on their good side, and then, when the ransom was delivered and they were saying their goodbyes, he told them all, jokingly, that he was going to come back and hang them all. He wasn't joking. He did.

You don't screw with the scion of the Gens Julia, one of the noblest clans of Old Rome.

He made his mark early.

10 posted on 06/30/2005 3:49:18 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus ("Whatever." -- sinkspur)
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To: R. Scott
When these guys are done working for Ulf the U.S. ought to hire them and show them a picture of OBL and Zarqawi and get out of the way!
11 posted on 06/30/2005 3:54:17 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: dob
Now if everyone did the same thing the "insurgency" would soon end. This is very "soviet KGB" like of him.

Maybe we need to be doing the same things... but lose the judicial review and ethics officers in our combat units.

As he said this is how it is done over there.
12 posted on 06/30/2005 3:55:36 AM PDT by JSteff
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To: Revelation 911

I'd like to think I'd want to, but that I wouldn't. The older I get the more I realize that relying on God is harder in practice than it is in theory. That's only due to my evident lack of faith and my cowardice.

Sad but true.


13 posted on 06/30/2005 3:59:11 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs (The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money.)
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To: dob
When asked to elaborate on the fate of the purportedly captured kidnappers, the Swede says he “hasn’t inquired” but has his “suspicions.”

What they deserve is to each be buried alive with a pig carcass.

14 posted on 06/30/2005 3:59:54 AM PDT by Maceman (The Qur'an is Qur'ap.)
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To: Revelation 911

"Im not sure by what you mean by this - Isnt vengeance, the Lords?"

Yes it is. However... the Swed is only getting them up there. AND... they ain't gonna be messin' with those 70whatever vergins. They are fixing to answer to the Big Guy.


15 posted on 06/30/2005 4:00:36 AM PDT by Bubba (Shoot low! The may be riding Shetlands.)
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To: dob

I like this guy. Sometimes you just have to be other people's karma and his kidnappers have some karma coming. Money well spent!


16 posted on 06/30/2005 4:02:51 AM PDT by GBA
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To: dob

BTTT!


17 posted on 06/30/2005 4:04:43 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Revelation 911

I think it's more Old Testament Biblical. You know, eye for an eye? Going medieval on a bunch of medieval kidnappers sounds like a man doing the Lord's work confronting evil where it is found or in this case, hunting it down.


18 posted on 06/30/2005 4:06:23 AM PDT by GBA
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To: Revelation 911

GOODMORNING!
SORRY FOR THE DELAY ,HOWEVER IT IS DOG FEEDING TIME!

OUR LORD WAS NO PACIFIST,AND WE ARE TO BE CHRIST LIKE!

Luke 3:15
Now as the people were in expectation, and all reasoned in their hearts about John, whether he was the Christ or not,

Luke 3:16
John answered, saying to all, "I indeed baptize you with water; but One mightier than I is coming, whose sandal strap I am not worthy to loose. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

Luke 3:17
"His winnowing fan is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clean out His threshing floor, and gather the wheat into His barn; but the chaff He will burn with unquenchable fire."

Luke 3:18
And with many other exhortations he preached to the people.
(NKJV)


Luke 12:49
"I came to send fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled!

Luke 12:50
"But I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how distressed I am till it is accomplished!

Luke 12:51
"Do you suppose that I came to give peace on earth? I tell you, not at all, but rather division.
(NKJV)


Matthew 10:31
"Do not fear therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.

Matthew 10:32
"Therefore whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess before My Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 10:33
"But whoever denies Me before men, him I will also deny before My Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 10:34
"Do not think that I came to bring peace on earth. I did not come to bring peace but a sword.
(NKJV)

I COULD QUOTE SCRIPTURE ALL DAY!

CHRONICLES,KINGS,PROVERBS,PSALMS,REVELATIONS AND ON !

YES IN THE END GOD IS THE ULTIMATE SNIPER!

GODSPEED!


19 posted on 06/30/2005 4:13:13 AM PDT by alpha-8-25-02 ("SAVED BY GRACE AND GRACE ALONE")
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To: GBA
I think it's more Old Testament Biblical.

so is it safe to say - Christ would not react this way ?

20 posted on 06/30/2005 4:13:38 AM PDT by Revelation 911
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To: Revelation 911

P.S I AM A CALVINIST!


21 posted on 06/30/2005 4:16:13 AM PDT by alpha-8-25-02 ("SAVED BY GRACE AND GRACE ALONE")
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To: Revelation 911

"Im not sure by what you mean by this - Isnt vengeance, the Lords?"

Sure. But I shan't begrudge man being the collections agent for those accounts that are past due.


22 posted on 06/30/2005 4:18:58 AM PDT by BeHoldAPaleHorse
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To: alpha-8-25-02

P.S I AM A CALVINIST!




How did you find out?


23 posted on 06/30/2005 4:21:34 AM PDT by WKB (A closed mind is a good thing to lose.)
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To: WKB

GOD TOLD ME!


24 posted on 06/30/2005 4:24:03 AM PDT by alpha-8-25-02 ("SAVED BY GRACE AND GRACE ALONE")
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To: alpha-8-25-02

OH Just wondering


25 posted on 06/30/2005 4:25:03 AM PDT by WKB (A closed mind is a good thing to lose.)
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To: lentulusgracchus

He didn't hang them. He crucified them-and after demanding they raise the amount of his ransom. He got that back too.


26 posted on 06/30/2005 4:27:12 AM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: alpha-8-25-02

Thanks for the quotes.

I knew He didn't come to bring peace to the Earth, but I didn't know the verses to prove it. Regards.


27 posted on 06/30/2005 4:28:35 AM PDT by Finalapproach29er (America is gradually becoming the Godless,out-of-control golden-calf scene,in "The Ten Commandments")
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To: alpha-8-25-02

GOD TOLD ME!



Uh, Burning Bush, Still Small Voice, Fire from Heaven ?


28 posted on 06/30/2005 4:28:55 AM PDT by WKB (A closed mind is a good thing to lose.)
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To: WKB

CHECK YOUR MAIL


29 posted on 06/30/2005 4:33:06 AM PDT by alpha-8-25-02 ("SAVED BY GRACE AND GRACE ALONE")
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To: WKB

If anyone were to make the innocent or little one sin, he'd be happy if he died thrown in the water with a millstone around his neck.


30 posted on 06/30/2005 4:33:33 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Condemn me, make me naked and kill me, or be silent for ever on my gun ownership and law enforcement)
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To: dob

How come nobody's asking...

How come this civilian can find and hire guys to hunt down and kill the bad guys, and the US government can't seem to make a serious dent in their numbers?

We're sending fine soldiers out to get shot by Ibn bin Rag-on-His-Head, when we should be hiring Steve McQueen act-alikes to take them out.


31 posted on 06/30/2005 4:44:22 AM PDT by dsc
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To: skimbell

It would probably work – if the news media never found out about it.


32 posted on 06/30/2005 4:48:08 AM PDT by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink.)
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To: dob

This is great - as long as he actually gets those who did it. A mistake would be a serious crime. Then he'd be little better than those who took him.


33 posted on 06/30/2005 4:49:43 AM PDT by DB ()
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To: dob

PAYBACK

34 posted on 06/30/2005 4:54:09 AM PDT by BTHOtu
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To: dsc

The answer is quite simple. He doesn't have tin-pot politicians or a treasonous press micro-managing his efforts. Would that I could say the same for our boys.


35 posted on 06/30/2005 4:56:54 AM PDT by Roccus (The collective has started.)
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To: dob

36 posted on 06/30/2005 5:07:36 AM PDT by Kenton ("Life is tough, and it's really tough when you're stupid" - Damon Runyon)
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To: dob

Reminds me of the OLD Ross Perot who assembled his own rescure team to get his employees out of Iran (?) because Jimmy Carter wouldn't do anything.


37 posted on 06/30/2005 5:23:37 AM PDT by linkinpunk
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To: dob

WWWWWWOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOO if this is the real deal then DOUBLE WWWWWWWWOOOOOOOHHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOOOO


38 posted on 06/30/2005 5:23:44 AM PDT by OldFriend (AMERICAN WARS SET MEN FREE)
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To: dob
the plucky pensioner claims that revenge is not his primary motive. “I just want the people of Baghdad to feel safe on the streets.”

In sales I learned that there is always the real reason and another on that sounds good.

39 posted on 06/30/2005 5:25:32 AM PDT by linkinpunk
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To: dob

There was a short article in the WSJ about this yesterday that also mentioned a French former hostage that said that he was puzzled about the reason that the Muslims would kidnap a Frenchman when France didn't support the war in Iraq, but he quickly came to realize that the hatred went beyond the war to all Westerners, including the French.


40 posted on 06/30/2005 5:28:53 AM PDT by Eva
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To: PeoplesRepublicOfWashington

Just goes to show you, there are extraordinary people all over the world.


41 posted on 06/30/2005 5:29:08 AM PDT by GVnana
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To: Maceman
What they deserve is to each be buried alive with a pig carcass.

I agree 1000%. I can just imagine the confederates of these 2, now dead murderers, finding their buddies lying with the pigs. Boy with that put the fear of allah in them.

No virgins. No paradise. And a pissed off allah.

Its one thing for these goatf****ers to know someone is hunting them down. They'll just consider themselves martyrs, and look forward to there virgins. But forcing them to eat a ham samich, and to hold a rotting pig carcass while they're being offed would be the ultimate payback.

I think it might make others, who think of hostage taking and murder, to think long and hard about doing it.

Of course this will probably change the hostage takers tactics. 1- don't kidnap anyone with large sums of money who can afford to hire mercs. And 2- once a hostage is taken, the hostage must not live, to bring retribution.

42 posted on 06/30/2005 5:55:26 AM PDT by mountn man (Everyone brings joy into a room. Some when they enter. Others when they leave)
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To: Revelation 911

Probably so, but I honestly don't know how He would have responded. He got very upset with the money changers. Torturing and murdering seems a couple of notches up from that to my human perspective.


43 posted on 06/30/2005 1:17:41 PM PDT by GBA
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To: Revelation 911
Would Christ not react this way? Hmmm...been thinking about that all day. Thing is, His Bible was the Old Testament. No doubt you're way beyond me in Biblical knowledge, but aren't we supposed to confront evil? Are not the 10 Commandments delivered from God? How do we know that this man isn't following God's will and acting as His agent of vengeance? I'm not being flippant with you. I honestly don't know.
44 posted on 06/30/2005 6:49:47 PM PDT by GBA
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To: dob
Is it Dog on the case?


45 posted on 06/30/2005 6:52:42 PM PDT by TightyRighty
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To: GBA
Thing is, His Bible was the Old Testament.

been thinking about this as well - its been a real thought provoker

Are not the 10 Commandments delivered from God?

Yes, Exodus 20:13 "You shall not murder.

How do we know that this man isn't following God's will and acting as His agent of vengeance?

sans mans judgment ?

Interesting premise - what is your supporting text ?

46 posted on 07/04/2005 3:24:21 AM PDT by Revelation 911
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To: alpha-8-25-02
P.S I AM A CALVINIST!

I know - the matches have already been hidden LOL

47 posted on 07/04/2005 7:06:07 PM PDT by Revelation 911
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