Skip to comments.IT'S 'LET'S ROLL,' NOT 'LET'S ROLL OVER'- Ann Coulter
Posted on 08/10/2005 4:26:30 PM PDT by alloysteel
Since the London bombings, there has been a palpable feeling in the air here in the U.S. that another terrorist attack is imminent. Maybe not as bad as 9/11, perhaps a train or subway bombing. Or maybe it will be something worse. There were fevered rumors circulating over the last few weeks about massive attacks on New York and Washington scheduled for Aug. 6 and 9, to mark the anniversaries of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
But now Aug. 6 and 9 have come and gone. More significantly, 47 months have come and gone since 9/11 without a major terrorist attack on U.S. soil. The closest thing we had to a major bombing was the new Pauly Shore show on TBS.
Even if the next attack comes tomorrow, it is worth pondering that we've gone 47 months without the savages being able to mount another terrorist attack in a country virtually designed for terrorist attacks, a country where we search the purses of little old ladies so that recent immigrants from Saudi Arabia named "Mohammed" wearing massive backpacks don't get singled out.
But instead of news stories about how we must be doing something right in the war on terror, we're being carpet-bombed with news stories about how Bush doesn't have a "plan," the war was based on "lies," we're losing the war, the redcoats are coming!
As Republicans were saying repeatedly captured on Lexis-Nexis for a year before it showed up in a Frank Luntz talking points memo in 2004 the savages have declared war, and it's far preferable to fight them in the streets of Baghdad than in the streets of New York (where the residents would immediately surrender). That strategy appears to be working. Then again, maybe it's just that it's so damnably hard to find parking in New York ...
Two weeks ago, Gen. Jack Keane, a former deputy chief of staff for the Army, said our forces in Iraq have killed or arrested more than 50,000 insurgents in the past six or seven months. It appears the majority of those were captured and released, but that may be good enough.
Consider the intriguing diary entries of British jihadist Zeeshan Siddique, reported in The New York Times this Monday (somewhat less prominently than the 4 billion front-page stories on Abu Ghraib). Siddique was captured last April in Pakistan by that country's security forces. His diary is a sort of Plan-a-Jihad journal, much like California seventh-graders were required to write in 2002. (There's also talk of publishing his diary under the title "Hello, Allah? It's Me, Siddique.")
In addition to heartwarming entries like the one on the pope's death "Allah will throw him in hell" a number of Siddique's diary entries suggest that it's not all sunshine and song for the Islamo-fascists these days. Day after day for six weeks, it was nothing but bad news for Siddique except for the good news about the pope's death, Saul Bellow's death and the Prince of Monaco's death, all of which cheered him considerably.
After visiting his fellow jihadists in early March, Siddique reports that he received "bad news" and something tells me it wasn't about Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston. He writes: "The relaxing place was done over" and "7-8 of the guys taken whilst asleep." He was told "guys need 2 make a move soon. Cant stik round."
A week later, he is informed by someone, probably not the Prince of Monaco, that "the situation is really bad" and he should "just sit tight & wait it out until things get a bit better." Oddly enough he is also a Mets fan, so this spring was an all-around bummer for Siddique.
A few weeks later, Siddique is vowing to make "an all out immense effort" to "rejoin my contingent." And then he was captured, too, along with his diary and phone numbers for other al-Qaida operatives and his co-religionists in Britain involved in the failed subway bombing. If you made a movie of this bumbling nincompoop's misadventures, you'd have to call it "Dude, Where's My Car Bomb?"
Siddique's diary entries refer to Iraq Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari as "the dog of the hell fire" and Pakistan's president, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, as "Satan." That's not the talk of a winner! Siddique's future as a jihadist may be fading, but he has a good shot at writing speeches for Howard Dean. (He also describes Maya Angelou as "America's national treasure," so I guess some things are universal.)
Meanwhile, every time Americans get a gander at these lunatics ranting about the "Great Satan" and the "Zionist entity," we can't believe we're at war with such a comical enemy. No wonder they dream of an afterlife with 72 hot teenage girls. These guys are klutzes. Nerds. Dweebs. In the Las Vegas of life they're at the convention center with the other "Star Trek" fans. Even in Pakistan, Siddique says he is "constantly laughed at & ridiculed."
Ahmed can't get a date, and now the rest of us have to suffer.
But you will notice, the jihadists are not pouring across the Syrian border to, say, Brooklyn Heights. They are running to Iraq, where they run smack dab into the glorious U.S. military.
Ann Coulter bump for Wednesday night!
What is it about this woman? I look at her and think, "She needs a cheeseburger" Then she writes, or speaks and becomes a thousand times more attractive. One of the few women that I can say, "I love you for your mind" while she is still pretty.
47 months without a major terror attack is much longer than at anytime in the 1990s
"In the Las Vegas of life they're at the convention center with the other "Star Trek" fans" I'm to strong to be upset by her slander.
Near four years without an Islamic terrorist attack in the United States - no thanks to the Democrats, I might add.
A babe with brains...and common sense and rationality.
Ann, my dear, you can have me any time you want.
Two of my favorite All time conservatives!
Thanks to all for the obligatory Ann the Babe photos
This is my personal favorite!
GEEZ....you could bounce quarters off her...front and back.
Coulter is right. Why do American liberals love to make these Jihadist savages into being such valiant men of war, princes of honor who only attack us because we're in Iraq?? To the liberal mind, the terrorist vermin are only knights in shining armor defending the honor of Islamic people everywhere, emboldened only by our liberating an Islamic people of a vile tyrannt who murdered 2 million mostly fellow Muslims? When are American liberals going to get that these people are in fact cowards who are cowed by strong action like we showed in Iraq, and emboldened by weakness, like that we showed during the 90s when Bin Laden says us retreat from Somalia and called us "paper tigers" who would be "easier to defeat than the USSR." He even reportedly told his adherents that the US would never have the guts to fight back for 9-11.
No, these snivelling little weasels aren't brave and heroic knights who are reacting only to provokation who would otherwise be content to live quiet, normal lives raising families, eaking out a living and supporting a home. These scum are people who are determined to attack us no matter what we do and if we weren't in Iraq, they'd be looking to bleed us somewhere else. The answer to that is not to run from their challenge but to confront it. It is our only hope of discouraging others from following the same course. And it is brute force that they respect and respond to, not policy concessions like any early withdrawl from Iraq.
Whether they are defending the Soviet Union or bleating for Saddam Hussein, liberals are always against America. They are either traitors or idiots, and on the matter of America's self-preservation, the difference is irrelevant.
Ahmed can't get a date, and now the rest of us have to suffer.
It really is that simple. These guys are losers, misfits, can't-fit-ins, who turn to an outdated ideology incompatible with the modern world for acceptance and comfort.
It takes a powerfully attractive woman to perk up a tombstone.
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