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London Mayor Defended 'Theologian of Terror'
Crosswalk News ^ | 7/7/2005 | Sherrie Gosset

Posted on 07/07/2005 2:05:45 PM PDT by 4.1O dana super trac pak

(CNSNews.com) - London Mayor Ken Livingstone's previous support of a Muslim cleric who advocates suicide bombings may cause him some embarrasment as he now must speak for the city in the wake of Thursday's terrorist bombings.

Livingstone condemned the Thursday attacks as "mass murder," and added that "this was not a terrorist attack against the mighty or the powerful, it is not aimed at presidents or prime ministers, it was aimed at ordinary working-class Londoners."

Yet Livingstone has in the past labeled Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi a "man of peace" and a "moderate" despite the fact that Al-Qaradawi has supported suicide bombings and the targeting of American allies.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaradawi; bombing; kenlivingstone; london; londonattacked; mohammedalgerbouzi; redken; yousufalqaradhawi; yusufalqaradawi

1 posted on 07/07/2005 2:05:46 PM PDT by 4.1O dana super trac pak
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To: 4.1O dana super trac pak
and added that "this was not a terrorist attack against the mighty or the powerful, it is not aimed at presidents or prime ministers, it was aimed at ordinary working-class Londoners."

So, terrorist attacks on presidents, prime ministers, and other people of might and power are justified?

2 posted on 07/07/2005 2:07:15 PM PDT by My2Cents (Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati [When all else fails, play dead])
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To: 4.1O dana super trac pak

It is unfortuante that the city of London has had to suffer to show him an object lesson in terror.


3 posted on 07/07/2005 2:07:34 PM PDT by mware ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche........ "Nope, you are"-- GOD)
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To: 4.1O dana super trac pak; All

If I recall correctly, isn't Mayor Livingstone on the far left of the leftist movement?

I could have sworn that he had a nickname like "Red Ken" or something like that.

Anyone?


4 posted on 07/07/2005 2:11:30 PM PDT by MplsSteve
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To: MplsSteve

Yes, he is known as Red Ken.


5 posted on 07/07/2005 2:14:19 PM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (Render unto Caesar what is Caesar's, and unto God what is God's)
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To: My2Cents

At least they'd be more political and less cowardly (it ain't easy getting through secret service, body guards, snipers, etc).


6 posted on 07/07/2005 2:15:17 PM PDT by Tuba-Dude (Deism: at least we piss everyone off.)
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To: My2Cents

Heh heh - that's what I noticed, too. "You stupid mooselimbs ... don't you know this is a CLASS WAR?"


7 posted on 07/07/2005 2:17:14 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("I am saying that the government's complicity is dishonest and disingenuous." ~NCSteve)
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To: mware

Idiots like hime never learn, in one ear out the other. You could have a 1000 bombings it wouldn`t make any difference. Let`s not forget Frances pledge (by Chirac) to stand by us in the war against terror right after 911 (Germany and Russsia said the same). My, what a difference a few weeks made. This idiot will be right back to supporting the killers guaranteed by the end of this month. Scumbags like this shouldn`t even be in office, never mind anything resembling a position of leadership. Put him charge of a McDonalds he`d be spitting in the hamburgers.


8 posted on 07/07/2005 2:17:18 PM PDT by EdHallick (Bipedal primates are all over the freggin` place...run for your lives!)
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To: MplsSteve

Quite right.

Red Ken is a complete loon - stark raving...

But who knows sometimes a severe shock can have a very beneficial effect.
However, electroshock treatment of Red Ken himself would have been much less bloody than this dastardly deed and probably would have had better chance of long term improvement.


9 posted on 07/07/2005 2:17:28 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: 4.1O dana super trac pak

This clown is no Rudy.


10 posted on 07/07/2005 2:19:11 PM PDT by doug from upland (The Hillary documentary is coming)
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To: MplsSteve
Yes he is, but he did a great job today, said what needed to be said. Tomorrow might be different.
11 posted on 07/07/2005 2:20:23 PM PDT by cmsgop ( Bong Hits, Fraggle Rock Reruns and DU is no way to go through Life....)
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To: My2Cents

Well, no. But it's the "ordinary working-class Londoners" that he's counting on to keep his sorry backside in office.


12 posted on 07/07/2005 2:20:46 PM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (Render unto Caesar what is Caesar's, and unto God what is God's)
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To: MplsSteve
Hit the KENLIVINGSTONE keyword for other stories.

This guy is way out.

13 posted on 07/07/2005 2:20:55 PM PDT by 4.1O dana super trac pak (Stop the open borders death cult)
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To: cmsgop
Yes he is, but he did a great job today, said what needed to be said.

Tomorrow might be different.

Yesterday was DEFINITELY different.

14 posted on 07/07/2005 2:24:50 PM PDT by evad (No action to secure borders, No action on judges... NO MONEY!)
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To: ScaniaBoy
'Quite right. Red Ken is a complete loon - stark raving... ' you gotta wonder about the constituents who voted this Red POS into office.....
15 posted on 07/07/2005 2:58:48 PM PDT by Vaquero (Time to counter Jihad with Crusades)
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To: My2Cents; All; Gucho; blackie; Peach; jb6; GarySpFc; Wiz

translation polish-english thank you"My2Cents"thank you all
"Listen and listen well all of you; today attack has demonstrated what has been long forgotten by those people who decides what is plus or minus might sound well according to their political ideas; these ideas is poisons and self-destructive = policy of appeasement would not work. All of us are at war; wake up all of you: don't you see where this is going: either people wake up or they will have their enemy in their houses. Neither politician care about you, all they care is their selfish ego; their own goal. Today's world has been replaced by people who have forgotten whom their ancestors fought fore. They have forgotten about God and goodness. Selfish and self absorb they continue to have their hands being boil on innocent blood. Today war has begun, how it will be won is up to those who know where to make check mate."Thank you all be strong good America persons.


16 posted on 07/07/2005 3:00:21 PM PDT by anonymoussierra (Benedictus Deus. Benedictum Nomen Sanctum eius.)
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To: anonymoussierra

Anon, good to read your thoughts on this sad day. While we here in the US often grow weary and discouraged by the delusional thinking of many in Europe, it does our hearts good to see and hear the resolve of others in Europe, like yourself, who understand what we are all up against. We are proud to have you and others as allies in this.


17 posted on 07/07/2005 3:15:47 PM PDT by My2Cents (Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati [When all else fails, play dead])
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To: My2Cents; All

"I am telling you all; wake up. This is not script of events. For politicians everything is a script. Reality of war is not a script. Stand up and go forward and defeat your enemy: this enemy is within your own enemy.” Thank you"My2Cents"


18 posted on 07/07/2005 3:26:17 PM PDT by anonymoussierra (Benedictus Deus. Benedictum Nomen Sanctum eius.)
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To: anonymoussierra
All of us are at war; wake up all of you


YES, a good start would be to lock up all the clerics and other so-called religious leaders who preach death in PUBLIC.
19 posted on 07/07/2005 3:33:25 PM PDT by Gucho
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To: Gucho

And an appropriate follow-up is to shoot the bastards.


20 posted on 07/07/2005 3:34:46 PM PDT by MarineDad (Whenever mosques and JDAM's meet, civilization benefits.)
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To: MarineDad
And an appropriate follow-up is to shoot the bastards.


Bump - Any normal thinking individual can CLEARLY SEE that it is insane for these cowards to be ALLOWED to preach death.
21 posted on 07/07/2005 3:44:47 PM PDT by Gucho
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To: My2Cents
5, 4, 3, 2, 1 ... Cue the calls for therapists, from the left.
22 posted on 07/07/2005 3:57:39 PM PDT by Ukiapah Heep (Shoes for Industry!)
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To: 4.1O dana super trac pak

That London mayor is one of the numerous low life scum who stand in the way of victory over terrorism. As long as our society allows him to do so, he will. Think on it.


23 posted on 07/07/2005 3:58:41 PM PDT by Continental Soldier
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To: ScaniaBoy
But who knows sometimes a severe shock can have a very beneficial effect.

He should do the right thing and commit Seppuku. I'm sure he has a great many friends who would have experience enough to perform the final act.

24 posted on 07/07/2005 4:11:37 PM PDT by Stentor
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To: anonymoussierra

"Thank you all be strong good America persons."

Many in this land as yours, know full well that freedom does not come without a price. All Americans that have a little idea as to how serious the war on terror is, thank your government, people, and your military for serving with honor in Iraq side by side with the other coalition forces to make a difference. Many Americans that do not have their heads up their asses, shall remember Poland sided with the right side, and did the right thing. Thank you.


25 posted on 07/07/2005 4:34:50 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned)
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To: MarineDad

"And an appropriate follow-up is to shoot the bastards."

It is quite that simple.
Semper Fi


26 posted on 07/07/2005 4:38:27 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned)
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To: My2Cents
So, terrorist attacks on presidents, prime ministers, and other people of might and power are justified?

What about mayors of major cities? Is he on the guy's Christmas card list?
27 posted on 07/07/2005 4:39:59 PM PDT by kingu
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To: 4.1O dana super trac pak

'"Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi a "man of peace" and a "moderate"'

It is so transparent. Problem is they continue to see the western world (stupid in their eyes), buy the horse crap, pile, dung cart, and smell, and just nod their heads, ok.

Talking about nuking a few dozen countries under Muslim control is at best absurd, have brained. But surely the western nations and any mid-east country that wants to put a stop to this crap must really start getting brutal with these pockets of scum. You round them up, regardless of any sustainable charge against them, and retain them in well guarded prisons for a very very long time. If twenty or thirty thousand scum bags where put away in this manner and all the governments told the world L/MSM to go fly a kite, things would change in a few years.


28 posted on 07/07/2005 4:45:05 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned)
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To: 4.1O dana super trac pak

Also in November 2003, Livingstone was named 'Politician of the Year' by the Political Studies Association, which cited his implementation of the 'bold and imaginative' congestion charge scheme. The honour came a week after Livingstone made the headlines for referring to George W. Bush as 'the greatest threat to life on this planet,' just ahead of the President's official visit to the UK. Livingstone also organised an alternative 'Peace Reception' at City Hall 'for everybody who is not George Bush,' with anti-war Vietnam veteran Ron Kovic as the guest of honour.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Livingstone


29 posted on 07/07/2005 4:54:08 PM PDT by Lunatic Fringe (North Texas Solutions http://ntxsolutions.com)
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To: 4.1O dana super trac pak

One usually ends up reaping what one sows sooner or later.


30 posted on 07/07/2005 4:55:42 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: My2Cents
So, terrorist attacks on presidents, prime ministers, and other people of might and power are justified?

I wouldn't shed too many tears if the terrorists had targeted the mighty and powerful Major of London...

31 posted on 07/07/2005 4:58:31 PM PDT by Mr Rogers
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To: MplsSteve

Livinstone=Chamberlain.

Neither could discern the murdering psychotic that they attempted to appease.


32 posted on 07/07/2005 5:06:41 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (Democrats haven't had a new idea since Karl Marx.)
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To: mware

i wonder if these Islamic Fascits are going to be pissed when they find there aren't 72 virgins waiting for them when they arrive in hell.They'll have no one to complain to about the Koran either. There is a God


33 posted on 07/07/2005 5:14:36 PM PDT by Phinanceguy
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To: anonymoussierra

We will prevail!


34 posted on 07/07/2005 5:24:49 PM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: anonymoussierra

Reading a blog of a reporter that was just sent to me via freepmail, and most of the people interviewed think that the Brits deserved what they got. I fear for the world some days. So many people have lost their moral compass, or, as you said, are self absorbed.


35 posted on 07/07/2005 6:22:51 PM PDT by Peach
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To: Peach; jb6; All; LUV W; blackie; Gucho

"So many people have lost their moral compass, or, as you said, are self absorbed."translation polish-english

"They are so far off. How sad is human who denies a true and proclaim to stand by it. Such a ingratitude; so much pain and self hate. Through their own selfishness do they accumulate points in hell? Self absorbing; selfish in own thinking of holding world in their own hands they are fast on self-destruction; like all demonic entity they want all to go with them into abyss. By God you shall be safe and you should know wisdom of goodness and perversion. These people will meet their master; how many would have to parish before people realize how to kill monster of deceit?"

thank you"Peach"


36 posted on 07/07/2005 6:38:10 PM PDT by anonymoussierra (Benedictus Deus. Benedictum Nomen Sanctum eius.)
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To: My2Cents

Being a former liberal myself, I think I understand Livingstone. And through the eyes of liberals, he's in trouble with them too.

He's not saying that attacking a Prime Minister is OK. What he's saying is that attacking Joe Shmoe on the street is particularly sick. The Prime Minister deploys troops, making him essentially a military target, at least in liberal-think.

Certain wealthy businessmen who support the Prime Minister are also the equivilent of volunteer soldiers.
Those targets would be slightly 'less dishonorable', while you can bet that Livingstone would condemn attacks on them as well. That's liberal-think.

But even a liberal would feel sick knowing that Livingstone was an apologist for anyone who called for this kind of attack:

"Yet Livingstone has in the past labeled Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi a "man of peace" and a "moderate" despite the fact that Al-Qaradawi has supported suicide bombings and the targeting of American allies."

Livingstone must announce that he's seen the light now. On the other hand, if London is as stupid as most NY voters, then it won't matter much.



37 posted on 07/08/2005 2:27:25 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (<<< Ad Campaign for Durbin the Turban in profile)
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To: anonymoussierra

Thank you Sara ~ good stuff!


38 posted on 07/08/2005 7:30:11 AM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: Peach
most of the people interviewed think that the Brits deserved what they got.

These people are morally equivalent to the terrorists. Yet another example that leftist thinking is a disease.

39 posted on 07/08/2005 8:37:11 AM PDT by My2Cents (Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati [When all else fails, play dead])
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To: anonymoussierra
Long time no talk.

Be careful Poland. You are on the list.
40 posted on 07/08/2005 8:53:19 PM PDT by Chgogal ("Congressmen who willfully...during war...damage moral...should be arrested, exiled or..." Lincoln)
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To: 4.1O dana super trac pak

It is past time for London to elect a new mayor and not one, who loves the mass murdering Jihadists:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1024351/posts

Consider the Source (Mayor of London calls Bush "greatest threat to life on planet")
Sacred Cow Burgers ^ | 11/18/2003 | Sacred Cow Burgers


Posted on 11/18/2003 12:28:18 PM PST by Prime Choice



So Mayor of London Livingstone says President Bush is the "greatest threat to life on the planet", huh?
Is it any wonder who puts these ridiculous ideas in his head?


41 posted on 07/09/2005 6:38:21 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (The MSM has been a WMD, Weapon of Mass Disinformation for the Rats for at least 5 decades.)
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To: My2Cents
So, terrorist attacks on presidents, prime ministers, and other people of might and power are justified?

Well, socialist mayors...

42 posted on 07/09/2005 6:38:59 AM PDT by AmishDude (Once you go black hat, you never go back.)
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To: Chgogal; All; LUV W; MeekOneGOP; Terriergal; beachn4fun; Owl558; Kitty Mittens; snugs; Old Sarge; ..

Thank you good friend"Chgogal"please read all persons translation
"When will you wake up? Don't you see, are you too blind politicians with innocent blood on your hands. Will you hide behind your arrogant self portrait of who you really are? What have you done in your life to make you masters of these people to dictate how's life should be? Blind you are all for not see your enemy within you. This is war not a picnic; lunch; dinner. History doesn't teach you anything, like blind and death you walk and spin your poison vermin towards those who understand what is at stake. Soon it will come to past when you will be on a street naked from your wealth and nobody will help you; for you have forsaken dignity and respect to those given to you. Understand there is only one way - either you fight or you perish. Loosing is not on option. Your country was attacked, London was attacked and you decide to debate if its politically well to say these are terrorist or murders. You are so blind, your blindness will lead millions to destructions; like in 1930's millions chose tyrant. Evil is in front of you and you don't want to comprehend what awaits you if you will follow your blindness."thank you all be strong America good persons!!!!!


43 posted on 07/14/2005 4:17:57 PM PDT by anonymoussierra (Benedictus Deus. Benedictum Nomen Sanctum eius.)
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To: blackie; Chgogal; All; Lukasz; A. Pole; Grzegorz 246; lizol; sergey1973; twinself; Gucho

"We will prevail!"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!translation
"Do not underestimate us poles. We are good at heart and strong in heart. We will deal with any attack in our own way. We are not afraid; if it comes; we'll respond as we wish."thank you all/Dzieki wam


44 posted on 07/14/2005 4:29:28 PM PDT by anonymoussierra (Benedictus Deus. Benedictum Nomen Sanctum eius.)
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To: anonymoussierra

Thanks Sara ~ good stuff!


45 posted on 07/15/2005 7:23:21 AM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: anonymoussierra

Yes Sara ~ I'm sure if Poland is attacked you will respond strongly ~ good for you!


46 posted on 07/15/2005 7:25:19 AM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: blackie

"Be very vigilant"thank you good friend:}}}}}}


47 posted on 07/15/2005 7:30:47 AM PDT by anonymoussierra (Benedictus Deus. Benedictum Nomen Sanctum eius.)
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To: anonymoussierra

Be Ever Vigilant, Good Friend! :):):)


48 posted on 07/15/2005 7:55:19 AM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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