1 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Money is more important than lives?

Reader comment on item: What Riyadh Buys [in Washington]

Submitted by Lisa (United States), Dec 11, 2002 at 14:21

It never ceases to amaze me how important the almighty dollar is. Pres. Bush says we are fighting a war on terror yet he allows some of the worst offenders, the Saudis, to remain exempt from being a part of his so-called "axis of evil".

At this time the US govt is going after Saddam (which I happen to believe is a good move) while all the time ignoring the Saudis.

Does someone need to remind him the Bin Laden is, himself, a Saudi? Does someone need to remind him that 15 of the 9/11 hijackers were also Saudi? Does someone need to remind him that the Saudis live under Wahhabism; a fundamental sect of Islam that preaches hate for anything West?

Maybe someone also should remind Pres. Bush that when Princesses give money to those connected to the 9/11 tragedy it could be a sure sign of exactly where the royal family stands. Maybe, just maybe, if Bush himself were not an oil man, some of this wouldn't be so easily ignored. Someone also might suggest that Pres. Bush read Sandra MacKay's book entitled "The Saudis" to get a clearer image of just who and what these people are made of and how they truly feel about anyone and anything that isn't Wahhabi.
Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Money is more important than lives? by Lisa

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)