If only we hadn’t “provoked” them, right? Then they would all be studying computer science and chemical engineering and preparing to become the leaders of tomorrow.
Note the description of the United States as “the defender of the cross.” Christianity offends them, people — better start converting to Islam now. You wouldn’t want to “provoke” them, now, would you?
“ISIS Claims Responsibility for Garland Attack, Vows ‘What’s Coming Will Be Even Worse,’” by Bridget Johnson, PJ Media, May 5, 2015:
In a daily radio broadcast today on their Al-Bayan channel, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack on a Mohammad cartoon exhibit in Garland, Texas. Here’s the snippet from their daily bulletin, which lists all operations “specifically for the soldiers of the Islamic State”:
The two terrorists who were killed before making it into the exhibit hall were identified as Phoenix roommates Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi. Simpson was flagged by the FBI in 2010 for trying to join jihad in Somalia and more recently for tweeting on behalf of the Islamic State. He tweeted about the attack before it happened.
The White House has issued no official statement on the terrorist attack but press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Monday “there is no act of expression, even if it’s offensive, that justifies an act of violence.”
Earnest spoke aboard Air Force One as President Obama headed to New York for remarks at Lehman College, his eighth appearance on David Letterman, and a DNC event at a private residence.
“We have seen extremists try to use expressions that they considered to be offensive as a way to justify violence not only in this country but around the world, and in the mind of the president there is no form of expression that would justify an act of violence,” he said….