"Why don't we make hostage-taking punishable by the death penalty? Then everyone would think twice before doing it."Carl Preston
"I'll tell you, I'm about six or seven beheadings away from demanding some answers about what's going on in Iraq."Dave Rudd
"I'd like to think that if the situation were reversed, we here in Schaumburg wouldn't treat our hostages this way."Roger Monroe
"If I ever got beheaded, I would make sure the geyser of blood would stain my captors' clothing so they'd have to throw it out. Take that, terrorists!"Dora Drucker
"As a State Department official, let me say that bargaining with terrorists is unacceptable. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause for the hostages."Bea Larson
"We should just shoot 'em all and let God sort 'em out. That's God, mind you, not Allah."Chet Johnson
Extremists in Iraq continue to use hostage-taking to convey their message, leaving much of the world wondering what can be done. What do you think?