I make no pretense of my disdain for extreme socialist liberals. In my opinion, they are a pox upon the long-held values of this great land. I especially disrespect their positions pursuant to the war on terror – much is made on a daily basis of the American lives lost.

But no mention is given to the lives of our allies who are lost. They are viewed as inconsequential. Liberal presidential candidate John Kerry repeatedly made mention that there was no unification of countries joined with America against terrorism – just a coalition of the coerced, bribed and unwilling. The mainstream media gleefully aped his insult that Iraqi Interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi parroted statements prepared for him by the Bush White House during his visit to America.

Anti-war liberals and the mainstream press refer to the terrorists in fanciful politically correct terms. The terrorists in Iraq are not “insurgents,” nor are they “freedom fighters” – by any definition. They are not revolting against a civil authority – “They are foreign jihadists and baathist terrorists intent on re-imposing dictatorship,” stated Ed Turzanski, La Salle University’s political and national security analyst. “They are baathist terrorists who do not want free elections.” They are not “freedom fighters” – they are murderers “fighting to undermine and prevent the formation of a legitimate government.”

According to the twisted definitions of liberals and the liberal media, it could be argued the 16,500 who were murdered stateside in 2003, died at the hands of insurgents.

It should be noted that insurgents do not commit the atrocities these offspring of the great Satan himself do. As of mid October this year, more than 170 foreigners have been kidnapped. More than 30 foreign hostages have been murdered. Following the example of their pagan leader, these who the liberal media label “freedom fighters” beheaded nearly all of those murdered thus far.

We remember the pictures of those labeled “insurgents” shouting praises to their pagan god while tossing the severed head of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearle back and forth. We remember it because the New Media – i.e., the Internet bloggers – made it available.

The network news folks (CNN’s Eason Jordan here comes to mind) had their own idea of what America needed to remember. For instance, CBS and Dan Rather thought it more important America be given forged documents of President Bush’s National Guard service.

The record of these the liberals and mainstream press glibly call “freedom fighters” is challenged only by the offensiveness of those who speak of them in flowery politically correct terms.

We are continually bombarded with Abu Ghraib and with salacious tales of prisoner abuse at the hands of American troops. American lawyers – at the expense of American taxpayers – defend those who would murder our mothers as they nurse.

But when it comes to the true horror of these “so-called insurgents” we hear little if anything. Consider:

  • Oct. 18, 2004: Two unidentified Macedonians shown beheaded.

  • Oct. 14, 2004: Turkish driver Ramazan Elbur shown beheaded.

  • Oct. 11, 2004: Turkish contractor Maher Kemal shown beheaded.

  • Aug. 31, 2004: 12 Nepalese construction workers murdered – 11 shot, 1 beheaded.

  • July 13, 2004: Bulgarian truck driver kidnapped and murdered.

  • June 12, 2004: South Korean translator Kim Su-Il shown beheaded.

  • June 12, 2004: Lebanese construction worker Hussein Ali Alyar found shot to death.

  • April 14, 2004: Italian security guard Fabrizio Quattrocchi reported murdered.

This is by no means the exhaustive list of those kidnapped and murdered, but it is part of the greater list ignored by liberals and their media counterparts, while they castigate American troops for not treating prisoners as we do our wives and children.

It is Christmas, and around the liberal media fantasylands you won’t hear about those who have been kidnapped and /or brutally tortured and murdered. You won’t hear that these are foreign civilians whose only purpose for being there was to help build (literally) a new Iraq.

The elite liberals will gather for wine, gifts and holiday (for they must not say “Christmas”) cheer. They’ll pat their backs and sing praises to themselves for what they perceive as a job well done.

Sometimes the only way to separate one jihadist from another is by their Birkenstocks.

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