Cardinal Richelieu Cheney said Friday that terroristRichelieu adhered to the maxim that "the ends justify the means." Although he devoutly believed in the mission of the Roman Church, he sought to assign the church a more practical role. Richelieu argued that the state is above everything, and that religion is a mere instrument to promote the policies of the state.
non-Christiansare "doing everything they can" to get weapons of mass destruction to kill hundreds of thousands of ChristiansAmericans "in a single day of horror" and that all suspected heretics should be reported and subjected to inquisition.
His appearance before the conservative Heritage Foundation marked the latest in a series of speeches top administration officials are giving in hopes of
instilling a growing fear in the hearts of Americanscurbing the growing criticism over the U.S. handling of Iraq.
"Some claim we should not have acted because the threat from Saddam Hussein was not imminent," Cheney said. "
non-ChristianTerrorist enemies of the faithour country hope to strike us with the most lethal weapons known to man and it would be reckless in the extreme to rule out inquisitionaction and save our worries until the day they strike."
"If you give me six lines written
by the most honest man, I will find
something in them to hang him."
The Cosmic Iguana of manis2society has another CIA outing for us to consider: Think Valerie Plame times two.
The father of slain CIA officer Johnny "Mike" Spann said Thursday he believes an independent counsel should investigate allegations that someone in the Bush administration exposed a CIA officer's identity -- an act he called treasonous.
Spann, the first American killed in Afghanistan, died in a prison uprising. His father, also named Johnny Spann, said he is still angry because he feels his son's identity and hometown were disclosed before his son's family could be adequately protected. see the links at the Cosmic Iguana
via the fabulous Suburban Guerrilla Susie Madrak where you will find more of Margaret Cho ripping Ann Coulter.
Len over at Musings of a Philosophical Scrivner has an interesting interview with Molly Ivins about the "de eadukashun" pReznit when he was in Texas