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MSNBC host: Hey, letís prosecute Jones as accessory to ambassadorís murder
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| September 12, 2012
| Ed Morrissey
Posted on 09/12/2012 1:03:33 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Why stop there? Lets round up the journalists who initially reported on Occupy and charge them with accessory to rape. Oh, wait, we have freedom of speech in this country? Silly us:
(VIDEO AT LINK)
MIKE BARNICLE: Given this supposed ministers role in last years riots in Afghanistan, where people died, and given his apparent or his alleged role in this film, where, not yet nailed down, but at least one American, perhaps the American ambassador is dead, it might be time for the Department of Justice to start viewing his role as an accessory before or after the fact.
DONNY DEUTSCH: I was thinking the same thing, yeah.
If youre thinking about prosecuting someone for non-violent speech because of the violent reaction of others, then you might be an idiot. Whatever else one thinks of Jones, he has the right to oppose Islam and to make films that take a critical look at Mohammed. Our freedom of speech and in this case, of religious practice through comparative criticism does not get trumped by rioting mobs on the other side of the globe. Its perfectly fine for people to criticize Jones and his efforts thats also free speech but calling for his prosecution for his speech and religious practice defies everything for which the First Amendment stands.
One might think that journalists would know this better than anyone else
but apparently not, at least not the journalists on MSNBC.
Update: Maybe they should take some lessons in journalism from Timothy Dalrymple, because its not clear that Jones has anything to do with the film anyway:
Somehow the name of Terry Jones, the once-obscure fundamentalist Floridian pastor who made headlines around the world with his determination to burn copies of the Koran, gets mixed into this. The curious thing? Its not exactly clear that Terry Jones had anything to do with it. The Coptic blogger, Sadek, had recently met Terry Jones and joined him in an anti-Islamic protest in Washington in June. Beyond that, its unclear whether Jones knew of the film or intended to promote it, until now.
The New York Times seems intent to weave Terry Jones name throughout the story, but it reports:
Reached by telephone in Florida, a representative of Mr. Jones seemed unaware of the film, but hours later the pastor sent The Lede a statement by e-mail in which he complained of the attack on the embassy in Cairo and announced plans to screen the trailer for the film on Tuesday night. He said that it reveals in a satirical fashion the life of Muhammad.
Clearly Jones had nothing to do with the production of the film. The Times describes him as an ally of Sadek, although it may be the case they only just met in July. Theres also no evidence that Jones had any intention of screening the film until it exploded.
But dont let that stand in the way of calls for a blasphemy trial for Jones.
TOPICS: Conspiracy; Religion; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: egypt; islam; libya; msnbc; muslims; sadek; sharia; terryjones
Not only did Jones have nothing to do with the youtube ‘movie’, the youtube ‘movie’ had NOTHING to do with the Muslims killing the Americans on 9/11.
The savages were shouting Obama Obama there are a billion Osamas. NOTHING about the youtube ‘movie’.
Reports even from the liberal media are confirming what everyone knows, this was a planned attack for 9/11.
posted on 09/12/2012 1:06:03 PM PDT
Somebody needs to crack Barnicle up the side of his head with a baseball bat to wake him up.
posted on 09/12/2012 1:08:14 PM PDT
(Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
They have nothing to say about a “president” derelect in his duty on the campaign trail non-stop. Not attending intelligence briefings? They can’t come up with one criticism of their black messiah? They are pathetic and everyone sees right through this charade. And I don’t mean just conservatives. I work in NYC. People here are pretty outraged about this.
posted on 09/12/2012 1:10:45 PM PDT
These far left hacks will kiss the asses of the Muslims til their last dying breath. The film had NOTHING to do with what these monsters are doing. They are chanting about Obama, NOT the film. This was planned in advance so that it corresponds with the anniversary of 9/11..we are under attack AGAIN and these far left kooks will stop at nothing at protecting their dear leader
Hey! Let’s also prosecute Obama and Biden for accessory to murder for saying, “Osama is dead and GM is alive.” at the dem convention. That might have sparked the riots as well.
posted on 09/12/2012 1:11:35 PM PDT
And if it is found that it is Obama and the DNC gleefully spiking the dead Osama football was actually the catalyst that set them off will the MSNBC scumbags suggest the same for their Rat buddies?
posted on 09/12/2012 1:13:07 PM PDT
by Emperor Palpatine
(I'm a grown-ass man, I thought I'd seen it all.)
Gingrich is on Hannity calling this a world wide war.
What movie is this, where can I see this movie? Hopefully it can go viral. I’m sick of the killing of free speech. All the whining over the ‘Pussy Riot’ situation and here we have something quite similar and all of a sudden freedom of speech doesn’t seem so precious
"Hey! Lets also prosecute Obama and Biden for accessory to murder for saying, Osama is dead and GM is alive. at the dem convention. That might have sparked the riots as well."
That is a really good point. Now we just need a first tier talking head to juxtapose the MSNBC comments and the DNC comments.
posted on 09/12/2012 1:15:09 PM PDT
Ok lets play.
IF you accept this notion you must also go back and prosecute every single "journalists" who reported leaked US intelligence information during both the Bush and Obama Presidency that got Americans killed for murder.
posted on 09/12/2012 1:16:48 PM PDT
(Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
Kill a scapegoat. It will please Molloc. Or Zeus. Or whoever the MSNBCommies seek to please.
posted on 09/12/2012 1:17:03 PM PDT
by a fool in paradise
(Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
The government has already said this was planned and coordinated and the video was simply a pretext
posted on 09/12/2012 1:17:06 PM PDT
(The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
I think Sarah Palin was right on when she suggested that OBAMA grow a pair. While these pussyfied politicians immediately drop on their knees and beg the pardon of these criminals, they should be spending their time trying to grow a pair. We have people wearing skirts with bigger cojones than those wearing pants. That’s saying a whole lot for the bunch we have elected to run out country
The idiot known as Sheppard Smith started his show today by talking about the preacher starting riots on the other side of the world. I guess reporters try to blame everything on a Christian preacher...including jihad.
Changed his tune before it was over, but...
Sheppard Smith is an idiot, IMO.
posted on 09/12/2012 1:17:52 PM PDT
(It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
The minister had no “role” in riots in Afghanistan. The idea that anyone should credit an obscure minister with muslims murdering in Afghanistan, is absolutely insane.
This stuff is really angering me. I can believe, say, or do whatever the hell I want about Mohammed or anyone else. I have the freedom an idiot miuslim in Afghanistan or Egypt does not have. And we have the right to defend that freedom to the death.
I don’t give a damn about that pastor and how dare those murdering sob’s hurt any innocent person over such nonsense!
posted on 09/12/2012 1:18:29 PM PDT
How about right after these 2 are charged with treason?
posted on 09/12/2012 1:21:37 PM PDT
(Occupy your Brain!)
This comes from liberal “thinking” and our becoming a poorly educated country that is not engaging in rigorous thinking.
These commentators act like little kids and your brother just insulted teh kid next door, so you apologize. This is a country of 300 plus million people, we cannot possibly permit murders to occur as a reaction to what some individual American says or believes.
Do these people even have any common sense? The Christian pastor is CRITICAL of Islam. So muslims respond by MURDERING innocent Americans even as they apologize.
Now excuse me which side is the religious extremist deserving of criticism (in fact killing).
I only wish that every low life bastard who attacked our embassies could be dead now. Knowing that many of them will get away angers me. They are murderers.
posted on 09/12/2012 1:27:23 PM PDT
Well, if Egyptians can attack our embassy because someone made a movie detrimental to Moose-hamid in the US, then by that reasoning we should be able to attack Saudi Arabia, as the terrorists that flew planes into the twin towers were from there.
Our "media" and muslims have really weird logic.....
posted on 09/12/2012 1:27:38 PM PDT
(The U.S. media are our enemy)
The fringe lefties fell for it, the movie was a cover for a planned terrorist attack, an assassination! But they fell for Obama too, so we should lower our expectations.
By all means, prosecute Terry Jones.
Monty Python is so last ******* century.
posted on 09/12/2012 1:49:56 PM PDT
MIKE BARNICLE: Given this supposed ministers role in last years riots in Afghanistan, where people died, ...
Mike, you're a barnacle on America's ass!
Who stirred up the Afghani muzzies?
From the WSJ:
"Most Afghans learned about the Quran burning in Florida only when Mr. Karzai on March 24 (4 days after!) condemned the act as "a crime against the religion and the entire Muslim nation," called on the U.S. and the U.N. to bring the perpetrators to justice and demanded "a satisfactory response to the resentment and anger of over 1.5 billion Muslims around the world."
posted on 09/12/2012 2:36:07 PM PDT
(dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
posted on 09/12/2012 2:38:08 PM PDT
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Most MSNBC talking heads behave as if stupidity were a virtue!
posted on 09/12/2012 3:58:15 PM PDT
(If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!)
They got their WH talking point in, I see. Nothing is an accident with this group.
posted on 09/12/2012 4:00:10 PM PDT
by Jane Long
(Soli Deo Gloria!)
"Most MSNBC talking heads behave as if stupidity were a virtue!"
Remember the Bill of Rights grants American Citizens the right to be stupid, its just that the Folks at MSNBC abuse the privilege...
posted on 09/12/2012 4:01:34 PM PDT
by Mad Dawgg
(If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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