Sunday, July 24, 2005

Famous quotes in history

Baath Party writer Naeem Abd Muhalhal predicted that bin Laden would attack the U.S. "with the seriousness of the Bedouin of the desert about the way he will try to bomb the Pentagon after he destroys the White House." -- On July 21, 2001 Iraqi newspaper Al-Nasiriya

[In same regime controlled newspaper article] "will strike America on the arm that is already hurting," and that the U.S. "will curse the memory of Frank Sinatra every time he hears his songs" - an apparent reference to the Sinatra classic "New York, New York." (Two 9/11 families were awarded over $100 million last May by U.S. District Court Judge Harold Baer based on this and other evidence that Iraq was involved in 9/11.)

"Does the United States realize the meaning of every Iraqi becoming a missile that can cross countries and cities?" -- Uday Hussein

"a cable to Saddam from the chief of Iraqi intelligence was transmitted by Baghdad Radio. The message read, 'We will chase [Americans] to every corner at all times. No high tower of steel will protect them against the fire of truth.'" -- UPI

"America is reaping the thorns planted by its rulers in the world." ... "There is hardly a place [in the world] that does not have a memorial symbolizing the criminal actions committed by America against its natives," ... "[He] who does not want to reap evil must not sow it, and [he] who considers the lives of his people precious must remember that the lives of the people in the world are precious also." ... "The American peoples should remember that no one ever crossed the Atlantic carrying weapons to be used against them. They are the ones who crossed the Atlantic carrying death, destruction and ugly exploitation to the whole world." -- Saddam after 911

"These were courageous operations carried out by young Arabs and Muslims," -- Uday Hussein after 911

And in case you forgot, according to ABC News (vintage 1999), Usama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein had been collaborating for some time.


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