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Rushdie execution would have stopped insults: Hezbollah
Yahoo! News ^ | 02/02/2006 | AFP

Posted on 02/03/2006 1:24:50 PM PST by bourbon

BEIRUT (AFP) - The leader of the Lebanese fundamentalist Shiite movement Hezbollah claimed that if Muslims had executed British novelist Salman Rushdie others would not dare to insult Islam.

Iran's revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issued a fatwa or religious edict in 1989 demanding Rushdie's execution over his best-selling novel the "Satanic Verses," deemed blasphemous and insulting to the Prophet Mohammed.

"If there had been a Muslim to carry out Imam Khomeini's fatwa against the renegade Salman Rushdie, this rabble who insult our Prophet Mohammed in Denmark, Norway and France would not have dared to do so," Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said in remarks published Thursday .

Muslim anger has continued to swell over the publication of cartoons depicting Mohammed wearing a bomb-shaped turban in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten and several other European papers.

"I am sure there are millions of Muslims who are ready to give their lives to defend our prophet's honour and we have to be ready to do anything for that," said Nasrallah, whose movement is backed by Iran.

"We do not understand the rationale of the Danish authorities who refuse to apologize under the pretext of freedom of expression."

Rushdie had to go into hiding after Khomeini branded him an apostate who had to be punished by death.

An Iranian charitable foundation has offered a 2.8 million dollar bounty for Rushdie's head.

In 1998, Iran's then foreign minister Kamal Kharazi promised his British counterpart Robin Cook that Tehran would do nothing to implement the fatwa, although Khomeini's successor Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in January 2005 that Rushdie still deserved to die.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: cartoons; hezbollah; islam; islamofascists; psychos; rushdie; scaredbycartoons; whackos; zealots
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It's Rushdie's fault!
1 posted on 02/03/2006 1:24:53 PM PST by bourbon
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To: bourbon

Pukes.


2 posted on 02/03/2006 1:27:30 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (BTUs are my Beat.)
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To: bourbon
Angry Muslim men.....the new equivalent of angry white men?

Naw, what was I thinking?

3 posted on 02/03/2006 1:27:50 PM PST by ThirstyMan (hysteria: the elixir of the Left that trumps all reason)
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To: bourbon

The fragile egos and thin skin exhibited in the Muslim world is without parallel.


4 posted on 02/03/2006 1:28:27 PM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: bourbon

What's it gonna take to get the lefties to recognize that Islam is the greatest threat to western civilization it has ever faced?


5 posted on 02/03/2006 1:28:51 PM PST by nuke rocketeer
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To: bourbon
The more these pricks talk, the more I am convinced we should turn the whole mideast into glass.
6 posted on 02/03/2006 1:29:06 PM PST by satchmodog9 (Most people stand on the tracks and never even hear the train coming)
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To: bourbon
I said it before and I'll say it again. When all is said and done, Islam will be so scorned as a religion that it will eventually just fade away.
7 posted on 02/03/2006 1:29:18 PM PST by Mulch (tm)
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To: nuke rocketeer

Its beginning to dawn on a few newspaper people in Denmark.


8 posted on 02/03/2006 1:30:03 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (BTUs are my Beat.)
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To: bourbon

Maybe if they'd killed Rushidie we'd finally understand that Islam is the problem...


10 posted on 02/03/2006 1:30:50 PM PST by Little Ray (I'm a reactionary, hirsute, gun-owning, knuckle dragging, Christian Neanderthal and proud of it!)
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To: bourbon
others would not dare to insult Islam

Care to make a wager?
11 posted on 02/03/2006 1:31:24 PM PST by HEY4QDEMS (Learn from the past, don't live in it.)
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To: bourbon
"I am sure there are millions of Muslims who are ready to give their lives to defend our prophet's honour and we have to be ready to do anything for that," said Nasrallah

And Nasrallah will be cheerleading. But please don't suggest that he should lead from the front.

12 posted on 02/03/2006 1:31:33 PM PST by siunevada (If we learn nothing from history, what's the point of having one? - Peggy Hill)
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To: bourbon

So now they are trying to be like the Mafia, if they whack someone they will get respect. Yeah OK, at least they now admit they`re crooks. I call them the bane of humanity but that`s another story.


13 posted on 02/03/2006 1:32:19 PM PST by Screamname (Tagline)
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To: bourbon

They already offed van Gogh. That's what led to the publication of these cartoons in the first place.


14 posted on 02/03/2006 1:32:24 PM PST by atomicpossum (Replies must follow approved guidelines or you will be kill-filed without appeal.)
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To: bourbon
this rabble who insult our Prophet Mohammed

This from a guy who still lives in the stone age.

15 posted on 02/03/2006 1:32:26 PM PST by CaptRon (Pedecaris alive or Raisuli dead)
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To: bourbon

Europe is waking up to an ugly reality. Man, they are screwed.


16 posted on 02/03/2006 1:32:47 PM PST by Tulane
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To: Little Ray
Timed right a nuclear detonation on a big black rock would be a better solution!!!
17 posted on 02/03/2006 1:33:02 PM PST by oldenuff2no
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To: Mulch
"Islam will be so scorned as a religion that it will eventually just fade away."

With over 1.3 billion adherents (1/5 of the world's population) it has a lot of fading to do.

18 posted on 02/03/2006 1:33:32 PM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: bourbon; All

Well, what so you expect from "followers" who protest like this?

Durn- I'm getting a box! The server is down again. LGF is overloaded or under attack.

Links here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1052520/posts?page=479#479

Among the signs, "Europe is a cancer, Islam is the Answer." And the usual "Death to ____" Jihad jive.


19 posted on 02/03/2006 1:33:43 PM PST by backhoe
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To: bourbon

That seems to be their entire theory. Make a big show of killing a few and the rest will humbly obey their rightful masters.


20 posted on 02/03/2006 1:34:34 PM PST by siunevada (If we learn nothing from history, what's the point of having one? - Peggy Hill)
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To: bourbon
An Iranian charitable foundation has offered a 2.8 million dollar bounty for Rushdie's head.

In a recent interview Rushdie said he now travels quite freely and openly and doesn't worry about the fatwah. (Maybe it expired.)

21 posted on 02/03/2006 1:34:36 PM PST by DeFault User
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To: bourbon

How do you call for your members to kill a man under a fatwa without calling for one of your members to kill a man under a fatwa???


22 posted on 02/03/2006 1:34:57 PM PST by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Piss on them. Flood the newspapers, internet and the media with caricatures of their precious pedophile murdering thug they call a prophet. Why the civilized world gives this moonbat religion the time of day is beyond me. It's wrong on so many levels and to acknowledge it in the pantheon of valid and worthwhile religions is stupid. I'm no universalist but Islam..like the Roman cults, the Egyptians, the Taoists, the Greek Gods is false doctrinally and postionally wrong to most of what we know in the scriptures. We need to stop reasoning their false faith up to the one true faith. Faith in Jesus Christ alone. To all Muslims: Believe in Mohammed and his false teachings and harbor hate in your hearts and you are going to HELL my friends.


23 posted on 02/03/2006 1:35:51 PM PST by lwg8tr
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To: satchmodog9

Until 9/11, the Mudslimes reaction to it, and garbage like this, I was very respectful of Islam, having mainly read flattering descriptions of it. My view has changed 180 degrees. It seems to be no more than a particularly virulent form of Devil worship where the acolytes go out and, as the greatest sacrament, try to murder everybody who disagrees with them. The organized Mudslimes' reaction to these relatively innocuous cartoons just proves my point.


24 posted on 02/03/2006 1:36:02 PM PST by libstripper
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To: bourbon

How can you blaspheme a murderous pedophile??


25 posted on 02/03/2006 1:36:13 PM PST by RatRipper
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To: bourbon

What a bunch of knuckle-dragging neanderthals.


26 posted on 02/03/2006 1:36:34 PM PST by Spruce (Keep your mitts off my wallet)
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To: bourbon
"We do not understand the rationale of the Danish authorities who refuse to apologize under the pretext of freedom of expression."

Then I suggest you better start educating yourselves pretty quickly!

27 posted on 02/03/2006 1:37:36 PM PST by marvlus
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To: bourbon
I am sure there are millions of Muslims who are ready to give their lives

I sure would like to help 'em! Let me count the ways. I hate those bustards. They are a curse upon the earth -- kinda like cancer, rottweillers, pitbulls and mosquitoes.

28 posted on 02/03/2006 1:37:41 PM PST by Migraine
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To: Screamname

No they think they are all so wonderfully inportant that anything coming out of their collective mouths is the same as GOD speaking.

Well, I don't believe that for a second.

Bunch of pigs.


29 posted on 02/03/2006 1:38:12 PM PST by SusaninOhio
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To: bourbon
…if Muslims had executed British novelist Salman Rushdie others would not dare to insult Islam.

They don’t know much about Western Psychology. Speaking for myself, if I am threatened I generally take it as a challenge. I have yet to give in to threats, and doubt I ever will.
30 posted on 02/03/2006 1:38:26 PM PST by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink.)
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To: Tulane
Europe is waking up to an ugly reality. Man, they are screwed.

Not the smartest bunch over there. They do their best to completely eradicate a peaceful, productive religious minority - Jews - in the 30s and 40s and now they've welcomed with open arms millions of fanatics who aim to destroy Western civilization.

They richly deserve their fate.

31 posted on 02/03/2006 1:38:35 PM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: bourbon

I can't wait for a world under the control of Muslims??!!


32 posted on 02/03/2006 1:38:36 PM PST by caisson71
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To: DeFault User; WKB; wardaddy; siunevada
Interestingly enough, Rushdie recently spoke in my home state of Mississippi (Oxford, MS to be exact).
33 posted on 02/03/2006 1:38:41 PM PST by bourbon (everything inside screams for second life)
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To: nuke rocketeer

It really has been ever since the eighth century until it was decisively stopped at the end of the seventeenth century outside of Vienna. It then became dormant until about 30 years ago when it began to revive and become what it is today.


34 posted on 02/03/2006 1:38:42 PM PST by libstripper
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To: All
Pix is back, for now:

http://littlegreenfootballs.com/weblog/

Peaceful Religion Watch

01:09 PM PST | link: 11 comments

Or not... try F5 ( refresh page )-- it says "Behead those who say Islam is violent."

You can't make this stuff up, it's so over the top...


35 posted on 02/03/2006 1:39:45 PM PST by backhoe
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To: bourbon
"I am sure there are millions of Muslims who are ready to give their lives to defend our prophet's honour and we have to be ready to do anything for that," said Nasrallah, whose movement is backed by Iran.

In other words, put a bomb in your turban.

If there had been a Muslim to carry out Imam Khomeini's fatwa against the renegade Salman Rushdie, this rabble who insult our Prophet Mohammed in Denmark, Norway and France would not have dared to do so," Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said in remarks published Thursday.

Wrong-o Hezzy Hassy Nassyy! We would continue to exercise the free speech rights afforded in Western Society. And now that it looks like a pissing contest is coming down the pipe with you people over inane crap like this, we will do it even more to demonstrate that you can't intimidate us in the long-run. You might blow somebody up again tomorrow. You may pull off one of your many cowardice filled stunts in which you must keep your faces covered unlike a true soldier. But if you think you are going to dictate to the rest of the world what we can express, well I suggest you draw a mental image of Muhammed with his pedophile head up his smelly ass and you go right ahead and join him!

36 posted on 02/03/2006 1:40:38 PM PST by 101st-Eagle (Imagination is more important than knowledge-Albert Einstein..)
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To: bourbon
They can still get to him.

He's living in Manhattan under the name Sal Bass.

37 posted on 02/03/2006 1:40:47 PM PST by blues_guitarist (Ez. 38 & 39 <--- It's closer than you think!)
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To: bourbon
I SLAM ISLAM!

I - Ignorant

S - Stupid

L - LYING

A - ARAB

M - MUSLIMS

......

38 posted on 02/03/2006 1:40:54 PM PST by Red Badger (...I will bless them that bless thee and those who curse thee I will turn into Liberals..........)
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To: libstripper

Rushdie execution would have stopped insults: Hezbollah...WANNA BET!


39 posted on 02/03/2006 1:41:18 PM PST by Xanadu2112
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To: bourbon


40 posted on 02/03/2006 1:41:36 PM PST by freedumb2003 (American troops cannot be defeated. American Politicians can.)
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To: Mulch
I said it before and I'll say it again. When all is said and done, Islam will be so scorned as a religion that it will eventually just fade away.

But before that happens there will be bombings, death, murder and war. Always remember the Muslim mindset: If you are not a Muslim, you are an infidel. If you are an infidel you have three choices: convert, submit or die.

41 posted on 02/03/2006 1:41:38 PM PST by daviscupper
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To: Rudi08
Back in the good ol days, before we got all enlightened and liberalized...

Like back in 1801 – 1804?
42 posted on 02/03/2006 1:42:57 PM PST by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink.)
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To: bourbon

I'm waiting for the U.S. State Department to agree.


43 posted on 02/03/2006 1:43:03 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Peace Begins in the Womb)
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To: Rudi08; Darksheare; Paul_Denton; darkwing104
Back in the good ol days, before we got all enlightened and liberalized...

Let's see here.....Newbie, saying interesting things, with a RUDI08 screen name? LOL yeah right....

Fire up the pavers....
44 posted on 02/03/2006 1:44:08 PM PST by MikefromOhio
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To: nuke rocketeer

it is true pussy's have thin skin - it is a proven fact - is it ok to say pussy if I mean a whimp? I am not talking about the household pet or the object of much attention, just whimps.


45 posted on 02/03/2006 1:45:26 PM PST by kentj
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To: bourbon

Rushdie execution would have stopped insults: Hezbollah

Just like banning certain weapons stops bad people from using them..

Where's the BARF button...


46 posted on 02/03/2006 1:45:34 PM PST by MD_Willington_1976
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To: bourbon
Pictures of the "Prophet" (pigs be upon him) through the ages.
47 posted on 02/03/2006 1:46:14 PM PST by Virginia-American
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To: Mr. Mojo

So right, Mr. Mojo.

You'd think these macho types would be able to take it, but they are just whining, sniveling children.

To think a few drawings can cause such uproar. Good for those Danish cartoonists!!


48 posted on 02/03/2006 1:46:22 PM PST by GatorGirl
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To: RatRipper
>>How can you blaspheme a murderous pedophile??

Call him a Democrat? :)

49 posted on 02/03/2006 1:46:33 PM PST by vikingd00d
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