The most frightening thing in the world is a nation with nuclear weapons headed by religious fanatics who attach quotations from their holy book to their war plans.
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These clowns couldn’t even read the Bible right. The quotation that heads this post, and headed the brief for March 20 of 2003, accompanies three pictures of U.S. forces. But the description in Isaiah 5:25-30 is of the enemies of Israel, come to devastate the land as punishment for injustice:
Therefore is the anger of the LORD kindled against his people, and he hath stretched forth his hand against them, and hath smitten them: and the hills did tremble, and their carcases were torn in the midst of the streets. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.
And he will lift up an ensign to the nations from far, and will hiss unto them from the end of the earth: and, behold, they shall come with speed swiftly:
None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the girdle of their loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken:
Whose arrows are sharp, and all their bows bent, their horses’ hoofs shall be counted like flint, and their wheels like a whirlwind:
Their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.
And in that day they shall roar against them like the roaring of the sea: and if one look unto the land, behold darkness and sorrow, and the light is darkened in the heavens thereof.
Well, the “darkness and sorrow” got delivered, right enough. Were they proud of it?