Tuesday, November 04, 2003
APPARENTLY THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR ARE BACK (if they were ever gone). I'm not sure what to make of this.
Robert Spencer at Jihad Watch points to a letter in the Pakistan Christian Post in which somebody claims to be "Chevalier James R. Johnson, Grand Prior of the United States"... of the Knights Templar. The letter in question challenges Osama Bin Laden to a duel, excerpt:Plus ca change . . .
We have noted that you like to refer to America and Great Britain as "Crusader states," and you have referred to just about everybody you don’t like as Crusaders.
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This Knight Templar calls you a craven coward and an infidel. He calls you a murderer of the innocent, and a defiler of holy places. He calls you the favorite son of Satan, for you above all men on the earth have done your best to do Satan’s bidding.