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March 23, 2003

Quote of the day
Of reports that Akbar was a convert to Islam, Heath said he had heard nothing officially, but added, "Asan Akbar is probably not Southern Baptist."
From Motive a mystery in fatal grenade attack.

Why do they hate us? Cuz we're fucking kuffirs!

Posted by razib at 06:29 PM

What a tragedy. Hopefully, the military will be able to execute this guy faster than a person who had to go through civilian proceedings.

Posted by: -R at March 23, 2003 06:46 PM

I heard that a large part of this mans action is related to his mental illness. The 101 Airborne was going to send him back to the states, and members noted that he was acting crazy, and that his performance was unsatisfactory. But this can also explain his recent conversion, as some of the most devoutly religious people tend to be poor, a little nutty, and quite stupid. Oh well maybe until this war is over, for security reasons only, muslims should not be on the front lines.

Posted by: scott at March 23, 2003 07:57 PM

For the love of God (or money, or sex, or drugs, or alcohol, or anything else you thing is an appropriate replacement) at least get the terminology correct!

It's "kaafir" (singular; e.g. You are a Kaafir) or "Kuffar" or "Kaafiroon" (plural; The Kuffar have started another Crusade, or The Kaafiroon will surely burn in Hell), or "Kufr" (a descriptive word; e.g. This website is full of 'kufr' ;-) ).

Posted by: Semi-Anon at March 24, 2003 02:31 AM

Hi semi-Anon, Thanks for clearing up the terminology of the stupidest religion.
The US military does keep track of the confessional status of all its members. If only to know how to bury someone. We can keep all honest muslims away from causing harm

Posted by: Rob at March 24, 2003 09:28 AM