Loose Cannons

May 4, 2008


"My goddaughter's unit just arrived in Iraq this week, while those who call me unpatriotic have used their positions of privilege to avoid military service, while sending over 4000 American boys and girls of every race to die over a lie." — From Reverend Jeremiah Wright's April 29 speech to the US National Press Club.


"The Roman oppression is the period in which Jesus was born... We have troops stationed all over the world, just like Rome had troops stationed all over the world, because we run the world. That notion of imperialism is not the message of the gospel of the prince of peace... Jesus said, 'Do unto others as you would have them do unto you'. You cannot do terrorism on other people and expect it never to come back on you. Those are biblical principles, not Jeremiah Wright bombastic divisive principles." — Rev Wright at US National Press Club.

Not a prince of peace

"I am outraged by the comments that were made and saddened over the spectacle that we saw yesterday." — Wannabe emperor Barrack Obama, April 30, denouncing Wright's comments to the National Press Club on US imperialism and terrorism.

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