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State Dept.: U.S. Hostage Tom Fox Killed
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Posted on 03/10/2006 5:54:48 PM PST by hole_n_one

State Dept.: U.S. Hostage Tom Fox Killed

3 minutes ago

An American who was among four Christian activists kidnapped last year in Iraq has been killed, a State Department spokesman said Friday.

The FBI verified that a body found in Iraq Friday morning was that of Tom Fox, 54, of Clear Brook, Va., spokesman Noel Clay said. He said he had no information on the other three hostages.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: allahakbar; hostage; hostages; iraq; islam; islamic; murder; murderers; muslim; muslimdeathcult; muslims; pacifistloons; religionofpeace; rop; thereligionofpeace; tomfox; trop; tropdrop
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To: river rat

It amazes me how the friends of these hostages apply western values to the terrorists. For instance, when Daniel Pearl was kidnapped, I recall comments that the family called him Daniel so that the terrorists would see him as a person.

I am very sorry for this man. I am more sorry if his kidnapping caused the deaths of any American soldiers because of increased patrols.


151 posted on 03/11/2006 2:15:42 AM PST by Patriot from Philly
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To: hole_n_one

I was sick to my soul when I heard this. It also sickens me to know that countless Iraqi Christians have been killed in this war -- being in the wrong place, at the wrong time.


152 posted on 03/11/2006 2:18:02 AM PST by Scott Freedred
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To: WorkingClassFilth

YES!


153 posted on 03/11/2006 2:19:49 AM PST by nopardons
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To: hole_n_one

Religion of peace destroys peace activists' hope into pieces.


154 posted on 03/11/2006 3:21:08 AM PST by Wiz
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To: hole_n_one

One peace activist bites the dust and the world is safer.


155 posted on 03/11/2006 3:21:46 AM PST by Wiz
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To: Becki; mickie; Dog; Deetes; Gucho; iso; ravingnutter; Straight Vermonter; TexKat

ping


156 posted on 03/11/2006 3:21:59 AM PST by Wiz
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To: Wiz
Lay down your head Tom Fox...

I expect this ole boy lost his head by being a dumba$$....America should heed this example....this is the result of being compassionate to these ignorant animals. There is only one solution...kill them all and let allah sort out the virgin eligible!!

157 posted on 03/11/2006 3:39:20 AM PST by RVN Airplane Driver (Most Americans are so spoiled with freedom they have no idea what it takes to earn and keep it.)
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To: freepatriot32

>>Clay said he did not know how Fox was killed but said additional forensics will be done in the United States.<<

I can't imagine who will be stuck with the bill for transporting the remains back to the good ol' U.S. of A., and the post-mortem. Okay, yes I can, and it makes me sick.


158 posted on 03/11/2006 4:06:29 AM PST by thelastvirgil ("When the roll is called in congress, they don't know whether to answer 'present' or 'not guilty'.")
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To: hole_n_one
One report said there was evidence he'd been tortured...why are we not hearing the Leftist decrying the terrorist's use of torture...and a anti-war civilian no less?

Oh, that's right...liberals are hypocrites.

159 posted on 03/11/2006 4:14:50 AM PST by highlander_UW (I don't know what my future holds, but I know Who holds my future)
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To: Baynative

I was wondering about her last night, if she was still alive, how difficult it must be to keep someone captive, feed them, etc., for this length of time. Is it worth it from their perspective? Or do they get more prestige among their terror loving pals by dumping body parts in the street.


160 posted on 03/11/2006 4:28:17 AM PST by hershey
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To: Squantos

The reason Fox and others like him can protest war and wave banners proclaiming whatever, is that brave Americans protect their right to do so. At the point of a gun if necessary. Fox and people with bumper stickers reading: 'War isn't the Answer' need a heavy dose of honesty. They're hypocrites and stupid, to boot.


161 posted on 03/11/2006 4:33:36 AM PST by hershey
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To: eeevil conservative; WorkingClassFilth; hole_n_one
I mean... this guy was there to UNDERSTAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAND THEM, right?

Yup. And I'd say he finally did.

162 posted on 03/11/2006 4:33:54 AM PST by SpyGuy
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To: pandoraou812

Maybe all we need to do is take out Iran's nukes, but I suspect we'll end up having to destroy Mecca, a good deal of Syria, and Iran proper. Pinpoint accuracy in bombing, with little or no collateral damage is seen as a sign of weakness by the enemy.


163 posted on 03/11/2006 4:40:18 AM PST by hershey
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To: hole_n_one

What's mind-boggling is that these people, who say they act in God's Name, etc., refuse to believe that true evil exists in the world. Common sense and the Bible say otherwise.


164 posted on 03/11/2006 4:47:14 AM PST by hershey
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To: festus

That's a very good plan. Israel's been razing houses of terrorists, but this goes further and would likely get faster and better results.


165 posted on 03/11/2006 4:48:38 AM PST by hershey
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To: grey_whiskers

yep.. thinking of the same person. think Extreme Liberalism is a sickness of the mind?


166 posted on 03/11/2006 4:49:27 AM PST by Cinnamon
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To: 1rudeboy
Nice. Looks like the terrorists have won.
And; that Allah is a stronger god than the Christian god. Makes you wish these various gods would just duke it out so we have a clear winner.
167 posted on 03/11/2006 4:51:59 AM PST by ADisciple
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To: hole_n_one

oh boy.. these whackos seem bent on a death wish


168 posted on 03/11/2006 4:52:49 AM PST by Cinnamon
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To: greasepaint

They don't take into account that they're living in another universe from the average Arab. Most are illiterate and brainwashed by the local mullahs and leaders. Hard to tell who's dumber, Fox or those who killed him...but I'd guess Fox.


169 posted on 03/11/2006 4:54:35 AM PST by hershey
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To: WorkingClassFilth; Texas_Jarhead
He is one of the peace-nik pseudo-religionists that gravitate to the apostate denominations. Here's his organization [ http://www.cpt.org/publications/history.php ]. It's unfortunate that he was killed, but I do not consider him guiltless in his own death. In fact, I would consider him a yet another fool who got what he unthinkingly sought. Pity should be reserved for the relatives that cared about him and the pain that they will be left with.

I agree with everything you say. I pray for the comfort of his loved ones and I do feel for them, but he should not have come over here.

These people did not have any official capacity here and therefore, did not have the proper protection. Even those who come here on official work and are sponsored in by the military are taking some risk by doing it.

But those who just come willy-nilly into Iraq for their own purposes to do their own thing are nuts. It doesn't take a genius to recognize that and I simply don't understand these people just coming over here like it's some hot vacation spot.

Nor do I understand peaceniks who come here and think they'll be treated like kings by their terrorist friends. I'm sorry to say this, but Tom Fox appears to have learned the truth about these terrorists the hard way.

170 posted on 03/11/2006 4:54:57 AM PST by Allegra (Please pray for peace in Iraq.)
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To: Patriot from Philly

Great reply. Bingo.


171 posted on 03/11/2006 4:55:36 AM PST by hershey
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To: WorkingClassFilth

Morning WCF,
Reminds me of the demented preacher in the old classical movie, "Zulu." (Love thy murderers)

The leftist libreal fool had the intellect to think one can pet the cobra, without a lethal bite.

The (religion of piss) that keeps on giving. One more liberal religious underling to take a "terrorist dirt nap."

"When will they ever learn????"
As I See It,
NSNR-THM


172 posted on 03/11/2006 4:58:42 AM PST by No Surrender No Retreat (Xin Loi My Boy!!!!)
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To: Allegra

Have to tell you this. I met a Marine recruiter going into the local high school yesterday and thanked him. He looked puzzled and asked why he was being thanked. I said, "For your service. God bless you. The entire country is in your debt." (I was overwhelmed and almost in tears.) He grinned and nodded and said, "You're welcome". We both knew what we were talking about.


173 posted on 03/11/2006 5:01:55 AM PST by hershey
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To: isthisnickcool; SerpentDove; hole_n_one; WorkingClassFilth; ARealMothersSonForever
He was not harming people.

He certainly was! By sympathizing and speaking out on behalf of the terrorist "insurgents" in Iraq, he was harming our military service members, as well as the peaceful citizens of Iraq who want to be free of these (mostly foreign) terrorists more than we do. How many US soldiers and innocent Iraqis have died because the terrorists are continually empowered and given moral (as well as financial) support by sympathizers like Tom Fox and his ilk?

When a "citizen" (in this case, as defined by birth, not by loyalty) travels to a foreign country, particularly one where our military is actively engaged in war, and sympathizes with our enemy, giving them aid and comfort, then that person is no longer a citizen as far as I am concerned. He is a traitor. And traitors deserve to die. I find it particularly ironic -- and just -- when they die at the hands of those with whom they are sympathizing.

My regret is not that Tom Fox was killed by his fanatical, homicidal Muslim brethren, but that others like him have not met the same fate. Jane Fonda dying at the hands of the NVA/Vietcong would have been a good start.

Tough luck if that's too politically incorrect and "insensitive" for any of you.

174 posted on 03/11/2006 5:02:03 AM PST by SpyGuy
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To: ARealMothersSonForever

Good morning ARMSF,
Please include a "Fool" also, who thought a rabid wolf would befriend him.

As I See It,
NSNR-THM


175 posted on 03/11/2006 5:03:03 AM PST by No Surrender No Retreat (Xin Loi My Boy!!!!)
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To: hershey
That's great. Those guys can't be thanked enough.

I thank the soldiers here when we get into conversations sometimes and they tend to go all "aw, shucks" on me and look down at the ground.

I think it's kind of cute. ;-)

176 posted on 03/11/2006 5:07:04 AM PST by Allegra (Please pray for peace in Iraq.)
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To: freema

That's better!


177 posted on 03/11/2006 5:37:48 AM PST by i_dont_chat (I defend the right to offend!)
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To: Alberta's Child
Rule #1 -- Stay the f#ck out of Iraq.

Rule #2 -- If you ever get the urge to travel to a dysfunctional Third World Islamic sh!t-hole like Iraq, see Rule #1.

You again. I'm sure glad I don't have to answer to you.

But I admire your eloquence. < /sarc>

178 posted on 03/11/2006 5:42:44 AM PST by Allegra (Please pray for peace in Iraq.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Sad... tragic irony. But a total Darwin.


179 posted on 03/11/2006 5:44:35 AM PST by johnny7 (“Iuventus stultorum magister”)
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To: hole_n_one

See 126


180 posted on 03/11/2006 5:46:13 AM PST by Gondring (I'll give up my right to die when hell freezes over my dead body!)
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To: tallhappy

I thought of you, and my crass comment yesterday, I'm sorry if that was too graphic. I just saw that he wasn't beheaded, according to Yahoo.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060311/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq_hostage_killed


181 posted on 03/11/2006 5:46:52 AM PST by freema (Proud Marine FRiend, Mom, Aunt, Sister, Friend, Wife, Daughter, Niece)
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To: hole_n_one


'All we are saying is give peace a chance'
'All we are saying is give peace a chance'
'All we are saying is give peace a chance'
'All we are saying is give peace a chance'
'All we are saying is give peace a chance'
'All we are saying is give peace a chance'
'All we are saying is give peace a chance'
'All we are saying is give peace a chance'

'AHHHHHHHH by the beard of the prophet, may blessings and peace be upon him, I can stand it no longer. Mahmud, shoot the singing American'


182 posted on 03/11/2006 5:48:12 AM PST by Shooter1001
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To: hole_n_one


183 posted on 03/11/2006 5:50:09 AM PST by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: hole_n_one

I posted this thread the other day. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1593064/posts
The pastor in reference would fit in just fine in the CPT organization. When will these people learn?

The top question on the cpt site is: What would happen if Christians devoted the same discipline and self-sacrifice to nonviolent peacemaking that armies devote to war?

What happens to them? Like Tom has learned, they get tortured and murdered.


184 posted on 03/11/2006 6:19:47 AM PST by American72 (Sick of Democrats)
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To: Shooter1001

>>'AHHHHHHHH by the beard of the prophet, may blessings and peace be upon him, I can stand it no longer. Mahmud, shoot the singing American'<<

Now that's funny..sad (not really), but funny!


185 posted on 03/11/2006 6:28:01 AM PST by SerpentDove (The internet is big. "Oprah" big.)
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To: hole_n_one

May he rest in peace.
This poor misguided soul was giving aid and comfort to the enemy and the enemy destroyed him. Maybe other peace-niks will learn the lesson that you can't deal with the devil.


186 posted on 03/11/2006 6:32:17 AM PST by KenmcG414 (wHAT'ST)
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To: hole_n_one
The statement added, "We (Christian Peacemaker Teams) believe that the root cause of the abduction of our colleagues is the U.S. and British-led invasion and occupation of Iraq."

No the root cause of the abductions is that the people are THERE and targets for abduction.

187 posted on 03/11/2006 6:37:58 AM PST by PistolPaknMama (Al-Queda can recruit on college campuses but the US military can't! --FReeper airborne)
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To: SerpentDove
Hey man, I was there! Ol' Achmed was watchin' Wolf Blitzer on CNN and that Fox dude wouldn't shut up. I told him, keep it down man, you're gonna piss off that raghead. But NOOOOOOOOOOO, would he listen? OH No!! He wanted to hold hands and me to sing too. No F'n way, man!
Then one of those dudes with an AK-47 and a tablecloth on his face came in. Uh oh, time to hit the deck!
That's when ol' Foxy whipped out his autographed Jane Fonda and John Kerry pictures.
Didn't impress Mahmud one damn bit!
188 posted on 03/11/2006 6:48:33 AM PST by Shooter1001
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To: hershey

A check of my home page will hopefully reassure ya I just posted links to this turds sedition.

Stay safe !


190 posted on 03/11/2006 7:07:58 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet. ©)
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To: Patriot from Philly

Mr. Fox died doing what he believed in. Enabling terrorism.


191 posted on 03/11/2006 7:19:08 AM PST by veronica ("A person needs a sense of mission like the air he breathes...")
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To: doug from upland
Good grief! Is that photo really of the human shields? It looks like something from some drug addled commune circa 1968. You're 100% correct, though, these people do not live in the real world and giving them any control of anything other than the trainwrecks of their own lives will get us all killed.
192 posted on 03/11/2006 7:19:21 AM PST by WorkingClassFilth (Di'ver'si'ty (adj.): A compound word derived from the root words: division; perversion; adversity.)
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To: hole_n_one

From his sponsor:

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Reckon the bastard got his wish!


193 posted on 03/11/2006 7:20:14 AM PST by Mr Rogers
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To: GeorgiaDawg32; zot; Interesting Times; SeraphimApprentice

He was executed by the henchmen of the man he supported. Ping.


194 posted on 03/11/2006 7:21:45 AM PST by GreyFriar ((3rd Armored Division -- Spearhead))
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To: Allegra

You take care. Ya hear?


195 posted on 03/11/2006 7:25:20 AM PST by WorkingClassFilth (Di'ver'si'ty (adj.): A compound word derived from the root words: division; perversion; adversity.)
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To: No Surrender No Retreat

The frafting of religion into Marxism will ensure that many of them will never learn since it magnifies gutter ideology to become world-view, philosophy and eternal purpose. These freaks are in it for the long haul and the apostate seminaries are churning them out by the thousands. If we want peace in Iraq, maybe we should bomb liberation theology seminaries?


196 posted on 03/11/2006 7:29:03 AM PST by WorkingClassFilth (Di'ver'si'ty (adj.): A compound word derived from the root words: division; perversion; adversity.)
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To: SpyGuy

Well, I might not have stated it in exactly those terms, but I agree with your basic conclusions. This deluded, rootless and anti-American man sought, and got, his own death.


197 posted on 03/11/2006 7:31:46 AM PST by WorkingClassFilth (Di'ver'si'ty (adj.): A compound word derived from the root words: division; perversion; adversity.)
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To: WorkingClassFilth

What was Tom Fox's religious denomination?


198 posted on 03/11/2006 7:34:43 AM PST by Dr. Scarpetta (There's always a reason to choose life.)
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To: cabbieguy
"I wonder where you got your information that he suffered before they murdered him."

Police: U.S. hostage shot, tortured

But then, that's no real surprise to most of us.

199 posted on 03/11/2006 7:41:30 AM PST by MizSterious (Anonymous sources often means "the voices in my head told me.")
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To: i_dont_chat

: )

I wonder if his family was against his trip. I bet if they were, they're pretty mad at him right now.


200 posted on 03/11/2006 7:44:58 AM PST by freema (Proud Marine FRiend, Mom, Aunt, Sister, Friend, Wife, Daughter, Niece)
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