So bin Laden is saying the exact same thing we are -- you'd still better not question our patriotism!!
From streiff at Red State:
Is there really anything else to add to that?
According to ABC News the new bin Laden tape indicates he's spent a lot of the past four years reading, and probably posting, at Daily Kos and shares a lot of their frustrations:
People of America: the world is following your news in regards to your invasion of Iraq, for people have recently come to know that, after several years of tragedies of this war, the vast majority of you want it stopped. Thus, you elected the Democratic Party for this purpose, but the Democrats haven't made a move worth mentioning. On the contrary, they continue to agree to the spending of tens of billions to continue the killing and war there."
He gives a nod to the No Blood For Oil crowd as well as those who oppose trying to bring a democratic form of government to Iraq.
"It has now become clear to you and the entire world the impotence of the democratic system and how it plays with the interests of the peoples and their blood by sacrificing soldiers and populations to achieve the interests of the major corporations."
And he provides some free financial advice in the bargain:
He also speaks to recent issues grabbing headlines in the United States, referring to "the reeling of many of you under the burden of interest-related debts, insane taxes and real estate mortgages; global warming and its woes..."
"To conclude," bin Laden says, "I invite you to embrace Islam." He goes on to say: "There are no taxes in Islam, but rather there is a limited Zakaat [alms] totaling 2.5 percent.”