Sixteen seconds, Swamis Beach

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Frontier Justice

Apparently news from Canberra that Australia is refusing to resettle Guantanamo detainees at the request of Uncle Sam. My guess is that there will be few if any takers. I wonder if it would have been easier to just shoot these guys on the battlefield - it would certainly be a lot cheaper. We wouldn't have to worry about all these discussions about what does and does not constitute torture and acceptable human and legal rights. And if a bunch of innocent people got whacked because they had foreign sounding names, well we know there's always a certain level of collateral damage on the battlefield and we're really awfully sorry.

Your bad for growing up Muslim. If god gave a shit about you people he would have at least given you an american sounding name.

Just a thought.


grumpy said...

just take 'em to the main gate of Guantanamo and let 'em loose, i say, let the cubanos take care of 'em...vaya con Allah, amigos...

Blue Heron said...
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Anonymous said...

I've often told you that your the most prejudiced man I know Robert but your Blog where you make the statement "If God gave a shit about you people he would have at least given you an American sounding name " is over the top..I grew up in a Jewish/ Italian neighborhood .Some of the Italian names were unreal let alone the Jewish, Polish and Latvian names of my wonderful youth....Many of the Jewish families had fled from Russia and such and many had totally impossible first and second sounding names....Even after several of the grandparents had changed the original spellings and sounds for 'Americanization". .. I thought you were to intelligent to post such a mound of crap and I've removed your Blog from my computer.. Didn't understand half of what you wrote anyway... Fred

Blue Heron said...

If it's any consolation, I don't get me either half the time. But the post was sort of tongue in cheek.

The management.