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June 21, 2002

TANSTAFFL stays calm and collected

TANSTAFFL stays calm and collected while he ponders "THE MIDDLE EAST AND WHAT WE MUST DO TO RID OURSELVES OF THIS PUSTULENT BOIL ON THE BACKSIDE OF CIVILISATION"

The thing I've always wondered about the "72 black-eyed houris" who greet each martyr in paradise...well, not always, but lately, is this. "Black-eyed." Do they come pre-beaten up for the convenience of the Islamic male? Allah forfend that the new hero of Islam lift a finger to remonstate with a wayward houri. Or, since no human woman has irises of black, are they not even human at all? I suspect not. You know who does have black irises? Goats. Goats have black irises. I hope the martyrs enjoy them.

Update: Fuck the Palestinians.

Quoting from the TANSTAFFL post above:
"Killing children is CHOSEN as the best path to take. There is not a single Palestinian who canít lay their grubby paws on an AK-47, and more ammo than they can carry. They physically canít get more than an hourís walk from an Israeli checkpoint, which come conveniently supplied with ample targets. Any of these cretins could make their way right up close to all the enemy soldiers they want, and start firing."

And from Lileks::
"This is, or rather was, five-year old Gal Aizenman. She was ripped to shreds by poison-soaked nails at a Jerusalem bus stop this week. Your task: find the Western value that says she deserved to die. Find the Western value that says God wants this child to be blown up in front of her mother. Find the Western value that insists God not only smiled upon her death, but welcomed her killer to a whorehouse heaven. Find a big-league Bishop who commended her killer to paradise, and a murderer's mother who exhulted in this child's extermination.

Last question: you remember that famous, horrible photo of the young girl fleeing naked from a napalm attack in Vietnam. You may know that she was treated in Saigon by American-staffed hospital. She survived, was held up as a heroine by the Communists, sent to Cuba to be educated - and she defected to the West for freedom the first chance she had.

Describe, in as many words as necessary, the likelihood of a neighbor of Israel giving intensive medical care to Gal, granting her citizenship, appointing her to an international human rights board, and writing stories - for domestic newspapers - drenched in shame for the trauma she suffered.

Assume, for the sake of argument, Gal is alive.":

Update 2: The Clint Eastwood Solution
link via Meryl

Posted by Bigwig at June 21, 2002 12:37 PM | TrackBack
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