Brad Messer Commentary
Friday, April 11, 2003


Figuring out what is honest and what isn't, shouldn't be all that confusing. If you steal food for your starving child, it is still called stealing.

The looters in Baghdad are thieves.

Some people are thinking that Allah will look down on the Baghdadis and say, "Hey, no crime here: they deserve that stuff." Oh, no.

Did you hear all the excuses yesterday from callers to KTSA? The looters are only taking back what Saddam stole from them. It's a new country, so old ownership doesn't count. And the ever-popular, "It's free!"

Maybe it would be more clear to illustrate it this way: if you become a prostitute to earn money to feed your child, you're still a hooker, Mommy.

Get it through your head.

Taking what doesn't belong to you, even if you have the prettiest excuse, is still called stealing.

Brad Messer— commentary, KTSA.


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