Skip to comments.Central Gossip Agency [Johnnie Walker's father is homosexual]
Posted on 12/19/2001 4:51:36 PM PST by RightThinkinDood
NOT THAT IT MATTERS a whit to us here in the cool, gray city of love what Frank Lindh, daddy of the Taliban warrior from Marin, does, did or dreams of doing with other consenting adults, but shouldn't he come clean with us about all the facts in the odd odyssey of his son?
Frank Lindh has been quoted time and again as saying it was his son John's reading of the "Autobiography of Malcolm X" when John was 16 in 1997 that turned his son's head and heart towards Islam. But something else then going on in the family's life may be have been just as pertinent.
When Frank Lindh left his family in 1997, it was to move in with a male companion. Yep. ... The man with whom Lindh lived has since been described as "a family friend," but other family friends say the men lived as a gay couple.
It would take a specialist in family issues to map the constellations of feelings and problems that would describe John Walker's path toward Islam in 1997, but sources close to the family say the father's turn of life from married man to modern gay man startled and flustered the 16-year-old.
Given the pummeling that the Walkers and marvy Marin County have taken from the national press over their wayward son, you can't blame the old man for wanting to suppress reporting on his sexuality. ...
Obviously it does matter to this reporter, despite his seeming protests otherwise. This is simply vicious. Like a catfight?
This may explain why the young Walker refused to use his father's name.
You don't think that having your DAD leave your mom and run off with another man would screw you up if you were an adolescent boy?
No really. Tell me you believe that.
I will tell you so what. First, it appears that the press may have known this for quite some time and failed to report it. In fact, the emphasis on the "strict Irish Catholic" background of the father may have been an attempt to cover up his sexual preferences.
Second, it definitely should give us all some insight into the young Walker's mind, and why he chose to pursue a life radically different than that of his parents.
A good point.
Whether it's his fate to live or die after this, he should never be allowed to set foot in America again.
If he cannot be convicted of treason for a legitimate reason (the '2 witnesses' specified by the Constitution) then put him in a US Navy ship's brig for the rest of his life.
He would never escape, as he might be assisted in doing from an offshore prison, and he would never again even see the land of his birth.
When he dies his body can be disposed of like garbage, over the side, without ceremony...
Unless the ship sinks before then, in which case he can remain in his cell.
You stole the words right outa ma mouth!
Also, if little Johnny Jihad had announced, at age 16, that he wanted to go study the Bible at Baylor or Liberty Baptist, do you think his Left Coast Californicating daddy would have paid his way?
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