January 28, 2015, - 6:33 pm
I would say it’s hilarious the way the late Saudi King Abdullah is being eulogized. But it’s not funny. It’s sad and disgusting. That’s because the truth of it all is the exact opposite. And because Americans–especially the news media, including FOX News–have a short memory. Here’s what I remember about King Abdullah, which apparently everyone else forgot.
I remember the King Abdullah whose most treasured possession was a dagger given by Adolf Hitler to the Saudis as a token of Jew-killing.
I remember when then-Crown-Prince Abdullah visited then-President George W. Bush at his Crawford, Texas ranch in April 2005. At the time, Abdullah was already the de facto Saudi King, as his half-bro, King Fahd, was unable to function and near death as a result of a stroke. As you may recall, Abdullah insisted that no women be in the air traffic control tower OR on the tarmac at the small Waco, Texas airport. This is the guy who is so orthodox in his Islamic views that no females were allowed to be present. And, in a stark violation of U.S. civil rights laws, President Bush and his minions complied. And Bush smooched him like they were lovers at a “Frankie Goes to Hollywood” reunion concert. Read the rest of this entry »
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