Very Bad News: Centanni/Wiig Abductors Seem To Be Al Qaeda Franchise
1 Pray. Even you non religious types, pray. It can't hurt. I feel awful for these guys.
Posted by: Nice Deb at August 24, 2006 04:23 PM (woQK4)
2 One thing a few days ago that tipped me off these guys were more than just mere criminals looking for money was the demand that the prisoners in Gitmo be freed. This, along with the demand that female prisoners be released, is standard fare for the Zarqawi crowd.
Posted by: eddiebear at August 24, 2006 04:25 PM (wnU1W)
3 Well, just to piss off Patterico, I'm going to say it: Centanni's hair looked so natural.
Posted by: Dan Collins at August 24, 2006 04:26 PM (5kFGJ)
4 Actually here's what I think happened. A bunch of hopped up palestinian Hamas guys hopped in a van, labeled it TV (or took at TV van), nabbed some journalists, and went to Hamas going "look, dudes we got the enemy, Fox News guys, we're big boys now!"
And Hamas went "oh crap, they kidnapped Journalists, the world will hate us, get the hell out and ditch those guys, you losers!!! BUT DON'T KILL THEM!"
So the kidnappers said "they aren't pure enough to fight the good fight and attack the great Satan where it hurts, we'll form our own group! Yeah!"
Posted by: Christopher Taylor at August 24, 2006 05:31 PM (FuM7z)
5 I think they were picked up by junior wannabes and when they found out they were Fox guys they went shopping and sold them to whomever has them now, and I agree,it doesn't feel very good.
Posted by: SJR at August 24, 2006 09:25 PM (WMWcK)
6 Well, it wouldn't be bad for us if we had the right kind of ruthless approach to dealing with kidnappers like this. We should announce that if our guys are not freed, we will execute 10 al quaida prisoners every hour until they are. If our guys are executed, we kill all our prisoners. Then we go into the Gaza strip and tear it apart until we find our guys or we kill every member of al quaida there, and every member of Hamas if necessary.
Posted by: BattleofthePyramids at August 24, 2006 10:12 PM (jkJIs)
7 And the countries who hide and abet and aid these terrorists are members of the UN and we should leave the UN its the real AXIS OF EVIL
Posted by: spurwing plover at August 24, 2006 10:29 PM (4yJRe)
8 Now in case you think BattleofthePyramids is extreme, let me relate a conversation I had with a former co-worker of Lebanese extraction.
He related a story in Beruit, where some terrorists captured a hotel and held the occupiers hostage, wanting several other terrorists held prisoners freed, else the hostagees would be killed.
The Lebanese response was to bring those prisoners to the hotel and inform the terrorists that the prisoners would be executed on the spot if the hostages were killed. The alternative was to spare the hostages and leave the hotel; the prisoners would remain prisoners. The terrorists chose Plan B and left.
The lesson, my Lebanese co-worker explained, was that the culture of the region is to respect power. So, to expand on BattleofthePyramids comments, if we were to match the kidnappers we actually need to name the Gitmo prisoners to be executed, so they know we are serious.
Not that I expect us to be that serious.
Posted by: Dave in San Diego at August 24, 2006 11:11 PM (vNOfm)
9 Heading on a different slant, I believe the reason the Palestinians are seriously working to free the Fox News people is because the kidnapping by an Al Qaeda franchise in Gaza creates linkage (whether apparent or through appearance) between Al Qaeda and PA/Hamas. It also shifts "blame" from Israel to the United States.
I believe that the Islamic militants don't hate the U.S. because of Israel, but the other way around. By pushing the proxy (Israel) out of the way and putting the principal (U.S.) in front, this group has opened up the full retaliation of the United States on PA/Hamas. It also links the seculars to the religious. This may be why the MSM is downplaying the kidnapping.
Again, not that I expect the U.S. to do a full retaliation.
Posted by: Dave in San Diego at August 24, 2006 11:31 PM (vNOfm)
10 What a fake! I called this on day one, but unfortunately, it'll never be proven. These guys staged their own kidnapping. Nothing fits here. Look at their mannerisms -- the way they turn their heads to each other, so calmly and poised, throughout their plea videotape. Who's in control there? If they're so terrified by hostage takers, why aren't they looking straight ahead. They look like they're acting. And how come no groups ever heard of this new one?
Posted by: rbond22 at August 27, 2006 09:16 AM (PSFlt)
11 csIt is there - http://sampyszoo.upjm.com/dog-zoophilia.html
animal sex dvd
Posted by: abay at October 05, 2006 09:21 AM (p79gf)
12 csMany infos for this theme: By pushing the proxy (Israel) out of the way and putting the principal (U.S.) in front, this group has opened up the full retaliation of the United States on PA/Hamas. http://sashhardcore.dyubel.org/hydroxycut-hardcore.html
hardcore disney porn
Posted by: tanita at November 11, 2006 05:37 PM (dH5uc)
Processing 0.01, elapsed 0.0064 seconds.
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Real Clear Politics
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Primary Document: The Audio
Paul Anka Haiku Contest Announcement
Integrity SAT's: Entrance Exam for Paul Anka's Band
AllahPundit's Paul Anka 45's Collection
AnkaPundit: Paul Anka Takes Over the Site for a Weekend (Continues through to Monday's postings)
George Bush Slices Don Rumsfeld Like an F*ckin' Hammer
Top Top Tens
Democratic Forays into Erotica
New Shows On Gore's DNC/MTV Network
Nicknames for Potatoes, By People Who Really Hate Potatoes
Star Wars Euphemisms for Self-Abuse
Signs You're at an Iraqi "Wedding Party"
Signs Your Clown Has Gone Bad
Signs That You, Geroge Michael, Should Probably Just Give It Up
Signs of Hip-Hop Influence on John Kerry
NYT Headlines Spinning Bush's Jobs Boom
Things People Are More Likely to Say Than "Did You Hear What Al Franken Said Yesterday?"
Signs that Paul Krugman Has Lost His Frickin' Mind
All-Time Best NBA Players, According to Senator Robert Byrd
Other Bad Things About the Jews, According to the Koran
Signs That David Letterman Just Doesn't Care Anymore
Examples of Bob Kerrey's Insufferable Racial Jackassery
Signs Andy Rooney Is Going Senile
Other Judgments Dick Clarke Made About Condi Rice Based on Her Appearance
Collective Names for Groups of People
John Kerry's Other Vietnam Super-Pets
Cool Things About the XM8 Assault Rifle
Media-Approved Facts About the Democrat Spy
Changes to Make Christianity More "Inclusive"
Secret John Kerry Senatorial Accomplishments
John Edwards Campaign Excuses
John Kerry Pick-Up Lines
Changes Liberal Senator George Michell Will Make at Disney
Torments in Dog-Hell
The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)