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US Pastor Burns Korans To Urge Iran Clergyman Release
AFP ^ | April 29, 2012

Posted on 04/29/2012 10:23:46 AM PDT by Fennie

A controversial Florida pastor has burned copies of the Koran and a depiction of the prophet Mohammed to protest the imprisonment in Iran of a Chistian clergyman Youcef Nadarkhani.

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1 posted on 04/29/2012 10:23:50 AM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie

Hope he has his estate in order.


2 posted on 04/29/2012 10:28:10 AM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath Is Forever)
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To: Fennie

Wow, that’s sure to help Nardakhami.


3 posted on 04/29/2012 10:29:06 AM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Fennie

Point made perfectly.


4 posted on 04/29/2012 10:30:15 AM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: Fennie
I truly understand where the pastor's coming from but,knowing the Iranians,I think this tactic is likely to work *against* the clergyman.
5 posted on 04/29/2012 10:30:15 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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To: Fennie

The guys in Tehran with the long white beards and the long black dresses have a facination with ropes.

http://youtu.be/ae_lK9GFQLE


6 posted on 04/29/2012 10:34:20 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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To: Fennie

Here in America it is called freedom of religion and free speech.
While this inbred is not the sharpest #2 pencil in the box I whole heartedly support his right to burn a freaken koran or any other book/
I just think burning any book is wrong.
Ya wants to go back to the middle ages? Burn knowledge.


7 posted on 04/29/2012 10:35:34 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Fennie
Good for him. I say so long as it's ok for muslims to use their machetes to hack innocent unarmed Christians to death or in this country for them to use hammers to rape, torture and smash in the heads of innocent Christian men, women and children then by all means... BURN BABY BURN. Let those qurans solve our energy crisis. Let's figure out how to turn them into fuel for our cars and homes.

JMHO

8 posted on 04/29/2012 10:38:10 AM PDT by Whats-wrong-with-the-truth (Romney (aka - obomney)... Just put the (D) behind your name and be done with it.)
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To: Fennie

So?

I am sure its not newsworthy at all when Bibles are burned.


9 posted on 04/29/2012 10:39:02 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: JimSEA

Well, the history of Iran says he’s for the long drop whatever happens over here.


10 posted on 04/29/2012 10:41:43 AM PDT by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: Fennie; All

Let me see if I have this right:

-Pastor burns Koran, Media plasters the story across the globe

-Obama uses the Constitution as de facto toilet paper and the Media looks the other way

Seems legit /sarc


11 posted on 04/29/2012 10:46:43 AM PDT by TheRobb7 (The Margin of GOP victory MUST exceed the margin of Democrat election theft!)
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To: Fennie
A controversial Florida pastor has burned copies of the Koran and a depiction of the prophet Mohammed to protest the imprisonment in Iran of a Christian clergyman Youcef Nadarkhani.

And in doing so has committed the crime of again embarrassing the world wide Main Stream Media and progressive leftist governments who cower in front of evil Islamicists.

12 posted on 04/29/2012 11:12:22 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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To: Fennie
I heard about this on WINS newsradio in NYC.

Too bad they never focus on Ann Barnhardt. (I wonder why!)

ML/NJ

13 posted on 04/29/2012 11:13:25 AM PDT by ml/nj
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To: Fennie; Revolting cat!

He’s contributing to global warming!


14 posted on 04/29/2012 11:14:18 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Fennie

I used to dislike this pastor, but after Hillary Clinton and David Petraeus begged him not to burn Korans, I began to root for him to do so. I DESPISE the Dhimmi groveling before these murderous savages.


15 posted on 04/29/2012 11:14:35 AM PDT by montag813
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To: Joe Boucher

I’m OK with burning Korans, just as long as some big shot Islamisist is holding it at the time.


16 posted on 04/29/2012 11:15:01 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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To: Fennie

Why are Jesse Jackass and Al Sharpton never referred to as “CONTROVERSIAL” reverends?


17 posted on 04/29/2012 11:15:19 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Fennie

Where’s the proof that the Iranian paster is, still, alive?


18 posted on 04/29/2012 11:15:25 AM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: Joe Boucher

The koran contains MIS-information and is used by a death cult to force the world to submit.


19 posted on 04/29/2012 11:16:50 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Joe Boucher

I’m not big on book burnin’ either but the first time this came up years ago I figured the way to do some good would have been for the preacher to round up some old Danielle Steele or maybe Zane Grey paper backs and just glue some Koran covers on them, make his point and then burn something worth burning. Pick anything from the fiction rack at Barnes & Noble, glue a pic of Mohammud on it , and light it up. The only thing the mideast nutcases understand is overwhelming force. The Mullahs might step a little more lightly if they see some resistance building -——they have to know they are close to their own “Persian Spring”.


20 posted on 04/29/2012 11:19:38 AM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Fennie

I want to see toilet paper rolls with the face of Mohammed on them.

I want to see miniature Korans but are instead charcoal briquets.

I want to see a 100’ tower with a revolving Koran atop it with flames shooting out of it burning night and day.

And with super sized bacon sizzling on top.

I want to see posters of burning Korans stuck on every single boxcar of a mile long train going through Moslem infested parts of America.

I want them pissed off.


21 posted on 04/29/2012 11:24:25 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Liberals need not reply.)
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To: Fennie

Does he have a right to do this? Yes.

Was it SMART to do this? NO! Unfortunately, all it will do is spark more riots and beheadings, and may even work against that pastor.

There’s a time and a place for everything, but this ain’t it.


22 posted on 04/29/2012 11:28:10 AM PDT by Purrcival (Herman Cain 2012 (*sigh*))
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To: Fennie

I have my copy of the koran on the floor in my car. It helps to prolong the life of the floormat.


23 posted on 04/29/2012 11:49:00 AM PDT by rfreedom4u (Just because someone thinks it's a good idea doesn't make it legal.)
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To: Joe Boucher

>>I just think burning any book is wrong.
>>Ya wants to go back to the middle ages? Burn knowledge.

Its just paper and cardboard. Its like buring a cereal box. It is not burning knowledge because there a billion other Korans out there, along with digital copies. I have one on my Kindle.


24 posted on 04/29/2012 11:49:15 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Fennie

Why didn’t he offer a prisoner exchange, himself for Nadarkhani?


25 posted on 04/29/2012 11:55:00 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Fennie

I support him for hav having the guts to do it, screw the Fascists if they can’t take a joke, and screw them if they can.


26 posted on 04/29/2012 12:04:52 PM PDT by stockpirate (Romney, Ann Coulter & our ruling republican elites, are Big Government socialists, Grand Ole Sociali)
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To: Fennie

Amen.


27 posted on 04/29/2012 1:28:25 PM PDT by upchuck (Need is not an acceptable lifestyle choice; dependent is not a career. ~ Dr. Tim Nerenz)
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To: cherokee1

Now why would you want to deface a Zane Grey book?!


28 posted on 04/29/2012 1:50:56 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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To: a fool in paradise

I’ve read the Koran just to see what the enemy sees in it and maybe it holds secrets to how the fools think.
If you close your mind to what the enemy sees then you b a fool.

One more thing, in my opinion the biggest tragedy in history was the burning of the Library at Alexandria. Today it would still be one of the largest in the world.
Think of the knowledge lost because some a holes burned the books.


29 posted on 04/29/2012 2:28:13 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: cherokee1

You are right in that the crazy mullahs as well as most of the world understand one thing, power or force.


30 posted on 04/29/2012 2:30:22 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Navy Patriot

Bingo!!!!!


31 posted on 04/29/2012 2:31:05 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Bryanw92

The koran isn’t going anywhere as it is everywhere.
BUT burning books is a very bad habit to get in to if you read your history.
Seems it gets out of hand one way or another.
And I don’t care to be told how to think one way or the other by anyone about anything.


32 posted on 04/29/2012 2:35:30 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Joe Boucher

“I just think burning any book is wrong.”

There are certain books the used book stores here can’t even give away. They make great fodder for the wood-stove.


33 posted on 04/29/2012 2:46:08 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Joe Boucher

>>BUT burning books is a very bad habit to get in to if you read your history.

Historically,”book burnings” are conducted by taking all the books that offend those in power and burning them in a big pile. This was in a day when books were precious resources (before paperbacks and digital copies), so it really was possible to eradicate something from your culture by just burning some books. Today, a book burning (especially just burning a few) is a symbolic gesture at best and a pathetic tantrum at worst, similar to a flag burning.

In a nation like the US, it would be virtually impossible to burn enough books to remove anything from the culture. It is much easier to just declare a book racist, sexist, homophobic, etc and make it “unacceptable” for public reading or discussion (e.g. Huckleberry Finn, The Turner Diaries).


34 posted on 04/29/2012 3:09:24 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Brad's Gramma

Just sayin’ as an example. I’m pretty sure my cowboy friends could find a pickup load of them that are too trail worn to go out again. They just keep them out of sentiment and taking one last drive out to a big bonfire for the Mullahs might be a fitting and honorable end. It’s just a bonus if it PO’s an Imam.


35 posted on 04/29/2012 5:54:13 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Joe Boucher

Barack Hussein Obama never mentions WHY Thomas Jefferson had a koran. Just that he had one.


36 posted on 04/29/2012 6:52:23 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Fennie

A waste of perfectly good toilet paper.


37 posted on 04/29/2012 6:56:29 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Fennie

He could always pee on them to put the fire out.


38 posted on 04/30/2012 5:56:56 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (End Obama's War On Freedom.)
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