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Islamist terrorists don't recognize "peace activists" (Tom Fox killed in Iraq)
http://netwmd.com ^ | March 11, 2006 | Andrew Jaffee

Posted on 03/11/2006 4:39:33 PM PST by forty_years

An American member of the Christian Peacemaker Team, Tom Fox, was found murdered in Iraq today. He was kidnapped by the Islamist-oriented group known as the Swords of Righteousness Brigades on November 26. Iraqi police reported that Fox had "gunshots to his head and chest and signs of torture on his body." This incident begs the question: Do the Islamist terrorists respect all the appeasement offered them by leftist peace activists like Tom Fox? The answer is a categorical "no," "non," "nein," "nyet," "nr."

After all that has happened, the Left still ignores the threat of Islamism, appeasing militant Muslims just as Chamberlain and Lindberg placated Hitler. The appeasers are sticking their heads in the sand not because of noble sentiments. In reality, they are afraid, very afraid, of being blown up, and their fear overwhelms all sense of rationality.

Tom Fox went to Iraq to grovel before Iraq's ultra-violent Islamist "insurgents," seeking to convince them to give up a "cause" that they have no intention of ever abandoning. Fox could have done a cursory review of the current state of Islamism using a Google search before going to Iraq, but he went anyway. One may argue that he was brave -- not afraid -- but he was, in truth, utterly misguided and foolish.

Islamists massacred 344 civilians — half of them children — in Beslan, North Ossetia. They killed 62 in Delhi, India; murdered 50+ in Turkey; and have killed tens of thousands in Indonesia, Algeria, and Nigeria. Al-Qaeda slaughtered 88 innocent Egyptians last July 23.

1,095 innocent Israelis have been killed by Palestinian terrorists since September 2000. Thirty-thousand Iraqis, mostly Muslim, have been slaughtered by Islamist terrorists since the country's liberation.

9/11 (3000 dead). Madrid (200 dead). London (50 dead). Bali (200 dead). Amman (57 dead). Three-hundred trampled to death in this year’s Hajj; 1,426 killed in the 1990 Hajj; 251 in 2004; etc. Sudanese Muslims have slaughtered 180,000 black Africans. Kuwaitis ethnically cleansed 400,000 Palestinians in 1991.

The bipartisan 9/11 Commission Report determined:

But the enemy is not just "terrorism," some generic evil. This vagueness blurs the strategy. The catastrophic threat at this moment in history is more specific. It is the threat posed by Islamist terrorism--especially the al Qaeda network, its affiliates, and its ideology.

Before Fox was tortured and murdered by the people he fantasized as friends, he betrayed his white-guilt-inspired feelings:

It has become increasing evident to me that after stripping away all the rationales for the US invasion of Iraq, what is left is the reality that the current U.S. Administration felt compelled to invade from a basis of hate.

So Fox went to Iraq to fight supposed American hate and ended up getting killed by the people he saw as victims, not having hate, yet driven first and foremost by hatred. What an awful irony. And what foolish appeasement.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Philosophy; US: Virginia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 911; activists; appeasement; commission; foolish; fox; hostages; iraq; islamist; killed; misguided; peace; recognize; report; terrorists; tom; tomfox; tortured; usefulidiotdhimmi
Peace activists or apologists for terror?
1 posted on 03/11/2006 4:39:41 PM PST by forty_years
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To: forty_years

Whichever category fits Tom Fox, he was a super-egoed idiot. Many, many leftist are super-egoed, terrorist-enabling idiots. My description fits many in the MSM.


2 posted on 03/11/2006 4:44:07 PM PST by abclily
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To: forty_years

Po-TAY-to, po-TAH-to.


3 posted on 03/11/2006 4:45:46 PM PST by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: forty_years
Once upon a time there was a man who was concerned that the wildebeests, in their greedy desire to get to greener pastures, would harm the innocent crocodiles in the river with their sharp hooves. He went and stood on the bank with his arms outstretched to impede their progress. The crocodiles, in gratitude, ate him.
4 posted on 03/11/2006 4:46:10 PM PST by OSHA (Liberal Utopia: When they shoot people going over the wall.)
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To: forty_years
He was kidnapped by the Islamist-oriented group known as the Swords of Righteousness Brigades on November 26.

These are stupid, uneducated street thugs. No head cutting nor videos.....they just wanted money, like Mexico and South America.

Welcome to the world, Tom Fox. Your exit didn't need to happen, but for your silly ideals.

5 posted on 03/11/2006 4:46:42 PM PST by ScreamingFist (Annihilation - The result of underestimating your enemies. NRA)
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To: forty_years

Peace Activists adore and believe in the Peace in our Time Solution of PM Chambelain and get the same results


6 posted on 03/11/2006 4:49:22 PM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country. What else needs to be said?)
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To: forty_years
I really think the left does not understand the enemy. They are so blinded by hatred of George Bush and US, they think they are back in the 60s or 70s.

They think their hatred of the US will be rewarded by the enemy, as if the enemy was the North Vietnamese and they were Jane Fonda.

This enemy has even less regard for you if you are an appeaser. You are just an infidel, filth to be killed.
8 posted on 03/11/2006 4:51:28 PM PST by Patriot from Philly
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...is the reality that the current U.S. Administration felt compelled to invade from a basis of hate.

This may be the distorted "reality" Fox held to, but we have to wonder what he thought was the basis of his captors "reality" as they were about to kill him.

It seems as if Fox was a fool, and got what he deserved.

9 posted on 03/11/2006 4:53:11 PM PST by Noachian (To control the courts the people must first control their Congress.)
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To: forty_years

Still, it wasn't as brutal as Abu Ghraib or Gitmo...

/SARC/


10 posted on 03/11/2006 4:59:01 PM PST by melt (Someday, they'll wish their Jihad... Jihadn't.)
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To: forty_years

Terror activist?


11 posted on 03/11/2006 5:05:15 PM PST by stop_fascism
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To: forty_years
He went to Iraq to help the Muslims defend themselves against the occupation of Iraq by blood thirsty, evil, imperialist, Americans...and the Muslims tortured and shot him. What lesson have we learned here kiddies?
12 posted on 03/11/2006 5:05:17 PM PST by Dallas59 (ALLAH DOES NOT EXIST - MOHAMMED LIED)
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To: Patriot from Philly
I really think the left does not understand the enemy. They are so blinded by hatred of George Bush and US, they think they are back in the 60s or 70s. They think their hatred of the US will be rewarded by the enemy, as if the enemy was the North Vietnamese and they were Jane Fonda. This enemy has even less regard for you if you are an appeaser. You are just an infidel, filth to be killed

Yes. I know this type. They're rather childlike in their trust that the universe recognizes their pure souls and will protect them.

13 posted on 03/11/2006 5:08:37 PM PST by wizardoz
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I was disappointed at the comments of Jill Carroll's parents. The appeasement and self-hatred won't work with her captors. The best chance she has is that someone will give a tip and the US or Iraqi forces will rescue her.

Interesting comment on CNN today: not one American hostage has been released in Iraq. They have either been killed or rescued.

Carroll is the first female American hostage, so her chances of being released may be higher, but they did kill one female hostage, the Brit, Margaret Hasan. I remember a contractor who was kidnapped and was really tough. He eventually was rescued, forgot his name.
14 posted on 03/11/2006 5:17:27 PM PST by Patriot from Philly
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To: forty_years
I once had a hunting dog that turned out to be a peace activist.

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15 posted on 03/11/2006 5:19:40 PM PST by Always Learning
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To: forty_years
It has become increasing evident to me that after stripping away all the rationales for the US invasion of Iraq, what is left is the reality that the current U.S. Administration felt compelled to invade from a basis of hate. He missed it by a nano-thought, The basis of hate is at the core of islam, we are trying to remove it.
16 posted on 03/11/2006 5:26:02 PM PST by usmcobra (I always sing Karaoke the way it is meant to be sung, drunk, badly, and in Japanese)
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To: forty_years

If he was like most lefties and peaceniks, his mantra was probably diversity and tolerance. Well, my motto is: "Diversity is great (until it happens to YOU)..."


17 posted on 03/11/2006 5:27:02 PM PST by Migraine (...diversity is great (until it happens to you)...)
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To: OSHA

Clueless lefties who insist on cuddling crocodiles, brown bears, or jihadists will come to a very bad end. Smart conservatives will survive, though;)))


18 posted on 03/11/2006 5:32:28 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: forty_years
Foolish liberals pay the price with their own lives by appeasing evil doers. The murder of Tom Fox is an example of what happens when you overlook the fact Islamofascists want us all dead. DUH

(Denny Crane: "I Don't Want To Socialize With A Pinko Liberal Democrat Commie. Say What You Like About Republicans. We Stick To Our Convictions. Even When We Know We're Dead Wrong.")

19 posted on 03/11/2006 5:36:27 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: forty_years
Don't you just wish that Cindy Sheehan would try her luck over there?
20 posted on 03/11/2006 5:46:53 PM PST by fish hawk (TU)
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To: forty_years

They found his body. Was his head attached?


21 posted on 03/11/2006 6:41:55 PM PST by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: forty_years
Sometimes your basic Quaker will get confused about just exactly what the differences between them and the Sufis might be.

(NOTE: The differences are minor).

It's always a shame when they forget that the differences between the Sufi and the other Moslems are immense and can get you killed for making the mistake.

22 posted on 03/11/2006 7:18:48 PM PST by muawiyah (-)
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To: ScreamingFist

'These are stupid, uneducated street thugs.'
And I hear that a lot of these killers are dull-witted due to the practice of inbreeding among Muslim tribes. Some tribes pressure their members to marry within the tribe. Makes for a lot of easily led killers.


23 posted on 03/12/2006 8:26:29 AM PST by abclily
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