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Heartbreak of family of hero British soldier hacked to death by Islamic fanatics
UK Daily Mail ^ | May 24, 2013 | Martin Robinson

Posted on 05/24/2013 8:52:37 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement

The bereft family of executed soldier Lee Rigby today described how they saw the soldier's body on television and spent 12 hours trying to contact him before they were told he was dead.

The machinegunner and Drummer, 25, who recently served in Afghanistan, was run over and then hacked to death at 3pm on Wednesday by Islamist fanatics as he walked back to his south-east London barracks.

His step-father Ian Rigby sobbed today as he admitted his heart had 'skipped a beat' when he realised the murder was in Woolwich and feared it 'could be my son'.

'As soon as it was on the telly we were attempting to get hold of Lee, obviously we couldn’t and it was the middle of the night probably when we got confirmed to us it was Lee,' he said.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: brits; islamists; muslims; rigby; terrorism
(headline shortened to fit).

Another example of "World Peace 1.20.09."

1 posted on 05/24/2013 8:52:38 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Politicians the world over aren’t going to do anything about this. This won’t change until citizens decide to change it. Islam is not a religion of peace.


2 posted on 05/24/2013 8:58:21 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: ConservativeStatement

They weren’t Islamic fanatics at all. They are just your run-of-the-mill Muslims.


3 posted on 05/24/2013 8:59:11 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Will this family ever realize that their son was murdered by a Parliament that imported wild animals from Africa and set them loose on the streets of London? Probably not. The denial runs deep. The English are being tossed in to the rubbish bin of history by their own treasonous countrymen.


4 posted on 05/24/2013 9:02:40 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: SpaceBar

As are we Americans.


5 posted on 05/24/2013 9:10:48 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: ConservativeStatement

They aren’t Muslim fanatics, but simply good Muslims doing what Allah has been telling these barbarians to do for the past 1400 years via Mohammed (piss be upon him).

Unethical/immoral, pagan monotheism is what they follow.


6 posted on 05/24/2013 9:11:51 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Britain needs a few guys like Paul Kersey to thin out the herds of muslim animals.


7 posted on 05/24/2013 9:12:52 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama-Ville - Land of The Freebies, Home of the Enslaved)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Umm, where`s Piers Morgan, Pelosi, Gabby Gifford and the rest of the kook left now !?

Knife control ! What better example do they need to scream for strict knife control laws !?

Ban butcher knives now !

Confiscate all assault Meat Clevers now !

Restrict knife production to butter knives !

License and background checks for sharp edge knives! Capacity/length limited to 1 inch only !

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8 posted on 05/24/2013 9:13:03 AM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: Para-Ord.45

Evil always finds a way.


9 posted on 05/24/2013 9:14:10 AM PDT by MWestMom (Psalms 109:8)
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10 posted on 05/24/2013 9:21:36 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: skeeter

Remember Todd Beamer ?

Coined a good Term,,

“Let’s Roll !”

we ain’t Brits.


11 posted on 05/24/2013 9:26:24 AM PDT by Big Red Badger (True Haters HATE Truth!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Next time you hear the phrase “religion of peace” remember this murder.


12 posted on 05/24/2013 9:26:47 AM PDT by jyro (French-like Democrats wave the white flag of surrender while we are winning)
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To: SpaceBar

unfortunately we are as well by our liberal democrats dumping muslims, africans and mexicans onto all/of us nd claiming they aren’t creating any problems and blaming us, the victims.

how long do we put up with it before it’s too late. thats the question.

haul them out for dereliction of duty and violating the oath to defend and protect the country and constitution. seriously. they are tanking the country and putting us in harm’s way, on purpose.


13 posted on 05/24/2013 9:36:56 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Big Red Badger
No we're not.

But our politicians and bureaucrats are certainly no better than theirs.

14 posted on 05/24/2013 9:37:19 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Big Red Badger
We ain't Brits

I certainly hope we ain't!


Royal Navy sailors taken hostage by Iran, 2007. Note that the female sailor is wearing an Islamic head scarf. The three men on the right who are scowling and not smiling and waving are to be admired.

15 posted on 05/24/2013 9:39:54 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Para-Ord.45; Ramius
what happens to the sword ping.. is that gone, too?

16 posted on 05/24/2013 9:42:29 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: ConservativeStatement

17 posted on 05/24/2013 9:47:31 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: ConservativeStatement

18 posted on 05/24/2013 9:49:20 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: ConservativeStatement

When I saw the photo of Rigby in his ceremonial uniform, Mark Knopfler’s “Piper to the End” started running through my mind....still is.


19 posted on 05/24/2013 9:49:48 AM PDT by diogenes ghost
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To: Irenic

Politicians will do nothing!!! This could happen a 1000 times and they would still do nothing because they are frozen with fear! I am as mad as hell at this! AND the damn rat bastard stood there in the street with bloody hands giving a damn interview!! Someone should have been bashing his damn head in!!!


20 posted on 05/24/2013 9:52:19 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: ConservativeStatement

I suspect there is a lot of hatred of muslims right now in the UK and that comments to the Daily Mail are being highly censored.........


21 posted on 05/24/2013 10:02:34 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: Irenic
Politicians the world over aren’t going to do anything about this. This won’t change until citizens decide to change it. Islam is not a religion of peace.

Politicians all over the world will advise "restraint so nobody decides to retaliate" against this "mostly peaceful" "religion".

22 posted on 05/24/2013 10:12:28 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Irenic

Exactly. The part of this that upsets me the most is how passive the British people are about this. They all watched and took pictures but no one tried to stop these monsters. No one person has to be a hero but couldn’t someone have run over them with a car or a group done something? The Welfare State has turned the British into sheep.


23 posted on 05/24/2013 10:21:23 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: ConservativeStatement
As long as European Muslims continue to vote 90%-95% Socialist, nothing will happen.

Except more Muslim immigrants, of course.

24 posted on 05/24/2013 10:31:01 AM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Big Red Badger

A lot has changed since 9/11/01, and not for the better. At least we could call a terrorist a terrorist back then. Nowadays they are misunderstood, disenfranchised victims who commit “workplace violence” and lash out toward their “oppressors.” This is not to say that we as individuals won’t say “Let’s Roll,” but for the country in general, we’ve become sheep for the halal slaughter.


25 posted on 05/24/2013 10:35:40 AM PDT by informavoracious (We're being "punished" with Stanley Ann's baby. Obamacare: shovel-ready healthcare.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Britain invited the cancer in, now it must choose between a painful and probably violent excision process or sitting back and letting it go terminal. Those are the only options I see for them now. Sweden is in the same boat.


26 posted on 05/24/2013 11:03:49 AM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: Secret Agent Man

unfortunately we are as well by our liberal democrats dumping muslims, africans and mexicans onto all/of us nd claiming they aren’t creating any problems and blaming us, the victims.

>>and to add insult to injury, we the victims are forced to foot the bill for these invaders, the majority of whom end up on public benefits

whether designed to procure votes or in support of their irrational leftist ideology, liberal policies are undeniably subversive

the latest example of liberal stupidity and its resultant destruction is the coddling of the boston marathon jihadists, who lived completely off the public teat, only to bite the hand that fed them.


27 posted on 05/24/2013 12:12:38 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: trebb

Politicians all over the world will advise “restraint so nobody decides to retaliate” against this “mostly peaceful” “religion”.
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When do you suppose the mostly peaceful religion of Islam will direct its followers to practice restraint? Are they going to put out that fatwa the world over? Leave the mostly peaceful Christians and Jews alone? No more wild killings? Nope, because it would be against their kookran.


28 posted on 05/24/2013 12:39:00 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Ramius; 300winmag; IrishCatholic; lookout88; Wpin; spetznaz; Smokin' Joe; HungarianGypsy; neb52; ...
what happens to the sword ping.. is that gone, too?

Hmm. I have to confess I didn't see a sword connection here. But if we just assume that it fits the broader category of edged weapons... So be it: Ping Ho!

29 posted on 05/24/2013 1:00:27 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: Ramius; g'nad; osagebowman; Squantos
Hmm. I have to confess I didn't see a sword connection here.

It's a "teachable moment" on the success of British knife control laws in destroying the "knife culture". And after such great success in terminating the "gun culture" and "knife culture" are now working on the "cudgel culture". Their actual success is to convince the shrinking base of honest citizens that the government has taken away any form of self-defense (since everybody knows that even the elite armed London police probably took 20 minutes waiting for the "go" from 10 Downing), and sides with some group it feels it can control. Or is too nasty to control, so comes to an "understanding" with it.

Despite protestations of horror, this is what is intended for our near future. Fortunately for us, even the acknowledged 3% of the American people legally armed, and mentally prepared, is too big for the government to stuff that genie back into the bottle.

If you notice, other "advanced industrial countries" had an easy time disarming their citizens, and now have problems with islamists when they were invited or infiltrated in, and now are impossible to defend against. It won't be pretty, but despite the best effort of the statists, it won't be going down that way in America.

30 posted on 05/24/2013 9:43:06 PM PDT by 300winmag (Whatever CAN go wrong has already happened. We just don't know about it yet.)
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To: 300winmag

Was purchasing a new truck yesterday.... While trying on a number of vehicles per se I removed my gerber Applegate fairbain full size folder to keep the clip from “accidentally” snagging the new upholstery..... Sales lady asked to see the knife, showed me her serbenza (sp ?) that Chris Reeves makes ? Gotta love a gal that’s not afraid to show ya her serbenza ...:o)

She stated she packs such due her contact with many customers aka strangers she takes on test drives etc ...

Told Her she needed to get her CHL and carry a handgun. She just grinned and told me she was also carrying a handgun. We wound up talking guns and trucks, comparing knives, carry options, concealed or not options and ammunition types etc ...

She was pretty, she was smart, she was secure in her environment as is my girl Friday, my friends and family. Crazy thing is my close circle of friends, family, coworkers, neighbors all have carry permits or exercise the option of vehicle carry of handgun and or long gun.

The culture in my arena is not panic at the site of a firearm or mere mention of a tool of self defense such as the knife.

It will take multiple generations of polidiots to disarm and reverse the mindset here.

BTW....New truck purchased.....:o)

With regards to the British style disarmament, gun and knife control .... Ron White the comedian would say.... Next time you (the brits) have a thought, let it go.......

Stay Safe 300 !


31 posted on 05/25/2013 2:47:19 AM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: Squantos
We wound up talking guns and trucks, comparing knives, carry options, concealed or not options and ammunition types etc

It sounds like it's a dealership and sales person you want to continue to deal with. :)

I haven't given much thought about combat inside a vehicle, but I'd think a good push dagger would work well for security of grip, and the ability to inflict close-quarters damage.

32 posted on 05/25/2013 2:05:03 PM PDT by 300winmag (Whatever CAN go wrong has already happened. We just don't know about it yet.)
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To: 300winmag

Knife ?, agree push dagger is great yet double edge can be a legal fubar episode.

http://hooniverse.com/2009/10/30/hooniverse-asks-what-safety-equipment-do-you-keep-in-your-car/

I use this... Legal in all 50 states. Abrasive to eyes and lungs and delivers the final blow to the skull.... Also marks said aggressor quiet well... There lies Casper the pillsbury dough boy.....lol !

Crazy days we live in buddy .... Stay safe !


33 posted on 05/25/2013 6:11:52 PM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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