Skip to comments.John Kerry Blames Terrorism on ‘People Who Have No Belief System’
Posted on 04/24/2013 10:47:27 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Americas top diplomat gets so many things wrong here that its hard to know where to start. Hes in Brussels, and during a press conference the subject of radicalization came up. Secretary of State John Kerry gets out in front of the facts.
The question from the reporter, according to a transcript provided by the State Department, was, Sir, with the problem we have that young people go to Syria (inaudible), does that matter also to the U.S., do you have the same problem?
Well, of course we have the same problem. We just had a young person who went to Russia, Chechnya, who blew people up in Boston. So he didnt stay where he went, but he learned something where he went and he came back with a willingness to kill people, said Kerry.
That is suspected, but not yet proven. Jihadists dont necessarily have to travel the world to become jihadists, not when the Internet can bring bin Laden and Awlaki back from the dead to exhort them to kill. Theres still the matter of where the Boston bombers learned to build their bombs, which could also have happened on the Internet or in Chechnya or someplace else. We just dont know yet.
From there, Kerry goes off into an odd, one-world riff.
I think the world has had enough of people who have no belief system, no policy for jobs, no policy for education, no policy for rule of law, but who just want to kill people because they dont like what they see. Theres not room for that. Thats what weve been fighting against after all of the wars of the 20th century. Now were in the 21st century, and its time for a different organizational principle. And we need to, all of us, do a better job of communicating to people what the options of life are. And were open. Democracies are open to people participating in the democracy, not killing people. And so I hope that we can all figure out how we translate these better opportunities more effectively in our politics.
People having no belief system isnt the problem. Its what they do believe that becomes the problem. Osama bin Laden and Pol Pot both had strong and easily identifiable belief systems. They were also mass killers. Hitler, Mao, Mussolini, Stalin they all had belief systems. The Iranian mullahs, Hizballah, Hamas they all have belief systems. Whatever Kerry is trying to say there, he isnt making a lick of sense. None of those people or the Tsarnaevs kill just because they dont like what they see. They kill, at least in part, as a means to bring about the kind of change that they do believe in.
That phrase people who have no belief system is a means of absolving groups that preach killing, and the PR groups that aid them, and the people who voluntarily fund them, and the governments that still wont put a stop to it.
Its not the lack of jobs or education policies that cause terrorism, any more than a lack of belief fuels terrorism. That Kerry believes that to be the case is terrifying. This man is in charge of our international relationships and has a strong say on how we project ourselves to the world. Hes inept. He doesnt fundamentally understand the world. Hes a rube who sounds smart because he speaks with a Brahmin accent.
From there, Kerry says this: Now were in the 21st century, and its time for a different organizational principle. What does that even mean? Should we re0rder the world to the terrorists liking? Or should we surrender our sovereignty to an undemocratic entity like the EU? What is Kerry driving at? Its doubtful that he even knows.
John Kerry has that amazing combination of a towering ego plus a half rotted brain. He is so full of himself and always has been. He lied so much about his Vietnam service and injuries he believes it himself.
“I think the world has had enough of people who have no belief system, no policy for jobs, no policy for education, no policy for rule of law,”
He just described virtually every government today in the free world.
It’s just babble...These people babbling are hoping those listening have little monkey brains and will hop around and applaud when their done babbling..
Kerry just insulted all muslims who believe in Islam which teached them to kill “infidels” (us, for those in Rio Lindo).
If zero needed someone to say stupid things, why didn’t he just use Joe Biteme??
Does such blinding stupidity come naturally or does one have to work at it?
If lack of a belief system creates the potential for mass murder then we’re in bigger trouble than we thought, because half the people under 40 have never stepped foot inside a Church, Synagogue, temple or mosque.
They should rename him and Biden “Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dumb”. We’ll have to fight over which is the latter.
The greatest nation on the planet gets the third string for leaders. Of course, considering our situation, what intelligent leader would have seriously run in either of the last two elections?
As per usual, Kerry could not be more wrong.
John Effin Kerry, who served in Vietnam, is as empty and unqualified to represent the US as his lying kankled lesbian predecessor.
He was talking from his “no belief system” experience.
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Democrats have a knack for replacing Clintons with people that make Clintons look good.
John Kerry is Exhibit A in support of my belief that anyone with a triple-digit IQ is pretty much disqualified from holding any position of authority in Washington.
There is no evidence whatsoever that John Kerry owns "a triple-digit IQ".
In fact, a deceased FReeper, Congressman BillyBob, who knew Kerry personally at Yale, would contend that Kerry was a digit shy -- nothing more than an arrogant dunce.
Kerry has always been a reliable ally and apologist for whoever is an enemy of the United States.
Profound ignorance from another useful idiot...
That’s what I meant. If Kerry had a triple-digit IQ nobody ever would have heard of him because he would have been leading a productive, useful life outside the Beltway.
Forgive me. Slow on the uptake...
No problem. My posts are often noteworthy for their lack of clarity. LOL. :-)