Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas): "None of your civil liberties matter much after you’re dead."
Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.): "Give me liberty or give me death."
(Via The Hill.)
George Carlin explained why the only white people the US had ever bombed were the Germans: "because they were trying to cut in on our action! They wanted to dominate the world - bullshit, that's our fucking job!"
I wonder if something similar isn't at work in the "War on Terror." I mean, when you think about it, what exactly is the wingnuts' beef with the 'Islamofascists'? They say that The Terrorists want to kill all Americans, but that's not exactly true: if you listen, they usually give Americans the option of converting to an Islamic state - you know, religion as law, women subservient to men, free speech outlawed, individual interests sublimated to those of the powers that be. What's not to like, if you're a wingnut?
Sure, it's not Christianity - but come on, is there really much of a difference between radical Islam and the brand of 'Christianity' that Robertson et al. would like to impose? Admit it - you guys are kind of embarrassed by all that faggoty 'love' stuff in the New Testament. I mean, if you actually read it, Jesus sounds like goddamned Cindy Sheahan a little too much for y'all to be comfortable with, right? Seems like Islam is a religion you adorable little lunatics would be more at home with.
But yet, you insist that everything else comes second to fighting the War on Terra. What gives? I can only conclude that you are jealous of Osama bin Laden & co. Or at least, threatened. Perhaps you're thinking: there's only room for one group of fundamentalist nutjob fascists who want to impose their psychotic belief systems on everyone else whether they like it or not!! And the God Squad U.S.A. sure isn't going to pack it in any time soon, so The Terrorists have got to go.
What do you say? Do I have you pegged, or what?