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Sarah Palin’s BBC Jihad In London

by | 27th, October 2008

JIHAD Makdissi, of the Syrian Embassy in London, accuses US forces of carrying out a raid inside its territory near the border with Iraq.

The Syrian foreign ministry says eight civilians were killed in the attack.

Jihad Makdissi says this is an outrageous crime and an act of aggression. The BBC reports the matter but makes no mention to the irony that the man complaining of aggression is called Jihad.

There can be little in a name, indeed. Jihad’s name is not of his own chosing. But the BBC seem not a little inconsistent in such matters. Jihad can be overlooked but not so Sarah Palin’s children:

Her five children are named Track, Bristol, Willow, Piper and, last but not least, Trig Paxson Van Palin. According to the Washington Post newspaper, Track was named after the course of the sockeye salmon the family fishes off the town of Dillingham, while her eldest daughter’s name comes from Bristol Bay, an area known for its salmon fisheries. The name Willow relates to the state bird, the willow ptarmigan, and a nearby town, the paper says, while daughter Piper shares her name with the family’s small plane. Trig is the Norse word for “brave victory”, the Post adds.

Says Jihad:

“If [the US has] any proof of any insurgency, instead of applying the law of the jungle and penetrating, unprovoked, a sovereign country, they should come to the Syrians first and share this information,” he said.

Jihad: a holy war waged on behalf of Islam as a religious duty



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