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This here blog is a glimpse or two or three at the condition of the 'fortress of our family' through the eyes Timothy Goddard, a Christian writer with an unhealthy interest in politics living in the Puget Sound area.

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Wednesday, May 12, 2004


Lily-livered al-Qaeda lovers
Yesterday's media blitz about the beheading of Nicholas Berg by al-Qaeda terrorists proves that the Vietnam War turned the American media into a bunch of (pardon the sexism) yellow-bellied sissies. While some view this tragedy with shock and dismay, much of our media is telling it in a "fair, balanced" manner which falls just short of equating a savage beheading with making an enemy soldier stand on a box. Yes, the abuse of Iraqi prisoners is wrong, and yes, the soldiers responsible should answer for their actions, but good grief, people! It does not justify a beheading! And our irresponsible media should be baying for blood, as if they were, oh, I don't know, somehow answerable to justice, honor, and truth, rather than the thinly veiled America-hating cowardice that passes these days for balanced reporting.
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You tell'um. It is nice to see that Tim is getting hitched to a lady who can match his rhetoric. Nice work.
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