Umar Abdulmutallab, who attempted to blow himself up on a Northwest Airlines flight over Detroit, has been sentenced to life imprisonment
and has made clear he's not sorry for what he tried to do:
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to bring down Northwest flight 253 over Detroit on Christmas Day 2009 with an underwear bomb, said he was was "proud to kill in the name of God" before he was sentenced to multiple life sentences today in a Detroit courtroom.
"Today is a day of victory and God is great," said Abdulmutallab, 25. He also said that al Qaeda would one day be victorious, and that acts like his will continue until "the righteous servants of Allah inherit the world."
"The defendant has never expressed doubt or remorse about his mission," said Judge Nancy Edmunds in imposing four life sentences plus 50 years. "To the contrary, he sees that mission as divinely inspired and a continuing mission."
Assistant U.S. Attorney Cathleen Corken had asked Judge Edmunds to impose the maximum sentence allowable for Abdulmutallab's "cold-blooded, calculated plan to kill everyone aboard the plane."
"We ask the court to impose the maximum sentence on each count," said Corken, "to ensure that he never again will have the chance to harm an American citizen."
One of the sickest, most destructive things about Islam is how it teaches its adherents to virtually throw away their lives all for the sake of evil. Eventually, Abdulmutallab will end up facing God's Law, and then he'll learn just how much time and positive potentials he threw away all for the sake of something so repugnant.
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