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July 05, 2002
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FBI releases 10 reasons why LA's murder of unarmed civilians is not terrorism

The FBI and many others continue to deny the fact that yesterday's shooting at Los Angeles airport was a terrorist attack.

As mentioned yesterday, the murderer, Mohamed Hadayet, a Muslim immigrant from Egypt, deliberately aimed, shot and killed two unarmed civilians. He specifically looked to kill Jews and Israelis, so whether he's part of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, or any other organized terrorist group is irrelevant. The deliberate killing of unarmed civilians is terrorism.

Stefan Sharkansky (Shark Blog), being helpful as always, has found the real explanation for yesterday's murder of a 20 year-old El Al clerk and a 46 year-old Israeli who just happened to be at the airport at the wrong time.

The man who shot to death two people at the LAX El Al counter has now been identified as an Egyptian national. Oddly, the FBI still maintains that there is no indication that this was an act of terrorism.

Sooooo. let's review the facts. Arab shoots and kills people at Israeli airline counter. Terrorism is the first explanation that pops into my head. But okay, fair enough, what do I know, I'm not an FBI agent. So if it's not terrorism, there apparently is another logical explanation. My sources deep in the bowels of the FBI tell me that these are the Top Ten Explanations for the Shooting, Other Than Terrorism®.

I copy the 10 reasons below.

10. Love triangle.

9. Drug deal gone bad.

8. He was just cleaning his gun and it went off by mistake

7. He was upset because he was having a bad hair day.

6. Mental illness (perhaps in his own mind the gunman imagined he was committing terrorism, even though he wasn't committing terrorism in fact).

5. The guy meant to shoot up a different airline

4. He did it to impress Jodie Foster

3. He was frustrated with El Al's customer service

2. He misfired. He actually meant to shoot his gun into the air in celebration of the 4th of July, just as many Arabs like to shoot into the air to celebrate weddings, birthdays, suicide bombings and other festivities. It would be pure racism for the FBI to misjudge this man's culture and accuse him of terrorism just because he had lousy aim.

And the number one Explanation for the Shooting, Other Than Terrorism®

1. Even though he really intended to shoot and kill Israelis and other Jews, it wasn't terrorism, it was a martyrdom operation, caused by Israeli occupation of West Jerusalem.

Posted by David Melle at July 05, 2002 08:18 AM
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