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Queen Guitarist Brian May Asks For Reasoning Why Terrorists Hate West
All Headline News ^ | 7-12-05 | Douglas Maher

Posted on 07/12/2005 9:13:05 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache

Queen Guitarist Brian May Asks For Reasoning Why Terrorists Hate West

Douglas Maher All Headline News Staff Reporter

July 12,2005 12:04 PM EST

London,UK (AHN)-Brian May,the guitarist for the legendary rock group Queen has made a comment regarding the recent terrorist attacks in London.

"I sense there is a mood of quiet resolve among the people I speak to. We are feeling that we must not go any further down the road of escalation...this is old stuff, but I personally feel that in the wake of 9/11 an opportunity was missed...to seek understanding rather than revenge." May told Launch Radio Networks on Monday.

"The Nelson Mandela way. I do not subscribe to this "War on Terrorism" slogan. I believe we have a need to secure a peaceful world for our children, and that it cannot be done by exerting our muscle internationally. It sure hasn't worked yet, has it?! It must be done by adjusting our behavior — we must stop playing 'Cowboys & Indians' - a self-damning phrase if ever there was one. I no longer believe we are the good guys. We must earn this view of ourselves, and start recognizing that there are other legitimate views of the world than ours."

May, an icon of sorts, did not stop there as he had plenty to offer in the way of words to the British government after the attacks that took place last week.

"So where do we go from here? Search everyone before they go on a bus? On a tube train? Walking down the street? This is the road to insanity...a climate of fear, which, sadly, the U.S.A. is already experiencing. It's time we attacked the cause rather than the symptoms. I want to see our politicians answer the question 'Why?' Why do people hate us this much? What can we do to change this? It's no use thinking we are dealing with a small bunch of maniacs, as seems to be the popular view, who need to be 'stamped out.'

"The reality is we are looking at a large number of entire countries of people to whom the American (and English) flag is a symbol of evil. Of selfishness and bullying imperialist aggression. This is what we must address. This is what we owe it to our children to do. In my opinion."

Queen has recently teamed up with former Bad Company vocalist Paul Rodgers to do a major tour of Europe and North America. Their latest round of UK shows were scrapped due to the terror attacks.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
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1 posted on 07/12/2005 9:13:05 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache
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To: My Favorite Headache

"seek understanding rather than revenge."


Karl Rove came under attack for saying that liberals said almost exactly that.


2 posted on 07/12/2005 9:17:40 AM PDT by cripplecreek (I zot trolls for fun and profit.)
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To: My Favorite Headache
"...in the wake of 9/11 an opportunity was missed...to seek understanding rather than revenge."

May should stick to playing minor scales. ....something he's good at.

3 posted on 07/12/2005 9:17:51 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: My Favorite Headache

i think the bigger tragedy is not the london bombings but the fact that queen is fronted by a has-been blues/rock vocalist...what an insult to the legacy of mercury


4 posted on 07/12/2005 9:19:29 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache ("Scientology is dangerous stuff,it's like forming a religion based around Johnny Quest and Haji.")
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To: My Favorite Headache

Hmmmm, well Brian........if you listen to the 7 foot tall dude with the turban and the bad kidneys....it's a religious war.

Same goes for his head-chopping buddy.

Been there, done that.


5 posted on 07/12/2005 9:20:23 AM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: My Favorite Headache

i think the bigger tragedy is not the london bombings but the fact that queen is fronted by a has-been blues/rock vocalist...what an insult to the legacy of mercury


6 posted on 07/12/2005 9:20:44 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache ("Scientology is dangerous stuff,it's like forming a religion based around Johnny Quest and Haji.")
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but I personally feel that in the wake of 9/11 an opportunity was missed...to seek understanding rather than revenge

oh stfu.

7 posted on 07/12/2005 9:24:07 AM PDT by No Blue States
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To: No Blue States

It was only a matter of time before hollywood and the entertainment left tried the reasoning game again. You can't reason with people who want you dead regardless of how much you try to work with them.


8 posted on 07/12/2005 9:29:36 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache ("Scientology is dangerous stuff,it's like forming a religion based around Johnny Quest and Haji.")
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To: My Favorite Headache

So what do you do when you finally come to understand that they want to present you with two choices - convert or die?

Apparently liberal brains are too feeble to think out that far.


9 posted on 07/12/2005 9:29:54 AM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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It sure hasn't worked yet, has it?!

Depends on your perspective. If you were scheduled to be fed to the plastic shredder the week after Baghdad fell, things are looking up!

May, an icon of sorts

Must be a very different understanding of the word 'icon'.

"So where do we go from here? Search everyone before they go on a bus? On a tube train? Walking down the street?

Muddle headed thinking. You have a rough idea what potential terrorits look like. Narrow your search. 'Everyone' is not a potential terrorist. And you know it. All you have to do is say it out loud, icon boy.

10 posted on 07/12/2005 9:30:07 AM PDT by siunevada
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Wow. Lead guitarist of homosexual band wants to change his behavior so the people who hate him no longer want to kill him. Hmmm.

It's time we attacked the cause rather than the symptoms.

Well he's got that right. It's called islam and they get their instructions from a moon rock in the desert.

11 posted on 07/12/2005 9:30:28 AM PDT by Eagles6 (Dig deeper, more ammo.)
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"'Why?' Why do people hate us this much? What can we do to change this?"

Surrender, you fruity little pussy.


12 posted on 07/12/2005 9:33:52 AM PDT by oldleft
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The answer's in the Koran. They hate us because we're not Muslims. It's so simple yet so many choose to look elsewhere.


13 posted on 07/12/2005 9:34:12 AM PDT by JZelle
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Brian, you putz. You cannot deal with pyschopaths.

And now it seems that several of the London bombers were homegrown Muslim Brits. Hey, mate, there's some good news for you!

Honestly, just because you don't hate them doesn't mean they won't try to blow you to kingdom come.

How is it possible that the UK has grown so many towers of jello - just like the extraordinarily indecisive John Kerry?

Phew. Feel better now.

Viva America! Viva Britain!


14 posted on 07/12/2005 9:36:52 AM PDT by RexBeach (Pardon me, but is that a malaise sandwich in your pocket or are you just glad to be in a funk?)
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To: JZelle

"They hate us because we're not Muslims."

That kind of says it all, doesn't it? People like this guitarist filter the terrorist ideology through marxist-colored glasses and cannot bring themselves to understand. The terrorists are very clear about what they want and why they hate us if any of these folks care to REALLY listen.

They seek genocide against the west because we are not muslim - or more exactly, not muslim according to their interpratation of Islam.


15 posted on 07/12/2005 9:42:48 AM PDT by Owl558 (Please excuse my spelling)
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Brian May Asks For Reasoning Why Terrorists Hate West

I think it's because of all of the bad music we export to their countries.


16 posted on 07/12/2005 9:47:42 AM PDT by Gil4 (Home is where the Air Force sends me!)
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To: My Favorite Headache
legacy of mercury

Doncha just know that Freddie is still singing that pretty voice up in h'ven?

17 posted on 07/12/2005 9:50:56 AM PDT by janetgreen
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May is talking like an idiot ..Typical Liberal moronic view of reality. Little does he know someone like him would be the FIRST to have his damn head cut off..long haired ,loud rocking , pot smoking freak ..( By the way , I'm a guitarist and May USED to be a hero of mine , i'm not some hick making fun of Rock musicians )I guess it's the old pholosophy of give into the demands of the bad guys and HOPEFULLY they will leave us alone/Yea, right Brian , you friggin moron..


18 posted on 07/12/2005 9:54:21 AM PDT by hineybona
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To: My Favorite Headache

Does he understand that his groupies won't look as hot in a burka once the muslims take us over? Oh wait, they'll be dead most likely after the jihad. Not to mention that if he does have a quickie with a groupie after muslim domination, she will be stoned to death for being promisuous. Yes, they are the peaceful people here, not us.

Oh, and I doubt that their late lead singer would have had that long a career in the muslim world.


19 posted on 07/12/2005 10:03:07 AM PDT by WV Mountain Mama (Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

he's just po'd because Queen didn't get asked to Live-Hate


20 posted on 07/12/2005 10:03:35 AM PDT by pau1f0rd (Still more majestic shalt thou rise, More dreadful from each foreign stroke.)
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