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Residents Angered by Group's Distribution of Korans
FOX News ^ | July 2, 2008

Posted on 07/02/2008 10:57:09 AM PDT by bamahead

Some Houston residents are upset after Korans were left on the doorsteps of hundreds of homes in their neighborhood as part of a campaign to educate people about Islam.

Residents of Braes Timbers in southwest Houston began finding the holy books two weeks ago, MyFOXHouston.com reported. The Korans came with a note saying they had been left by the Book of Signs Foundation, which claims to have distributed 30,000 free copies of the texts to residents throughout the city.


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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bobj; churchandstate; firstamendment; freedomofreligion; freepaper; islam; itsareligionofpeace; junkmail; koran; nokamalrightalk; rightalknorquist
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1 posted on 07/02/2008 10:57:15 AM PDT by bamahead
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To: bamahead

I get a ton of stuff left at my doorstep that I’m not interested in.... my advice - just flush it.


2 posted on 07/02/2008 10:58:45 AM PDT by rhombus
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To: bamahead

FREE TOILET PAPER!............


3 posted on 07/02/2008 10:59:14 AM PDT by Red Badger (If we drill deep enough, we can reach the Saudi oil fields from THIS side..........)
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To: bamahead

Always good to have one around in case the linen closet is out of White Cloud.


4 posted on 07/02/2008 10:59:20 AM PDT by Hazwaste (Vote! Vote for the conservative local, state, and national candidates of your choice, but VOTE!)
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To: rhombus

Definitely - flush that koran!


5 posted on 07/02/2008 10:59:35 AM PDT by Ken522
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To: bamahead

Free emergency toilet-paper.


6 posted on 07/02/2008 10:59:37 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: bamahead

*shrug*

I’d take it, hang onto it, read it, and use it to educate myself about how backward and homicidal a fruitcake Mad Mo was. They do have the right to tract the neighborhood as long as Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons and any other religious group can do the same thing. It’s just a very inefficient way to gain converts, if that’s what you’re inclined to do.

}:-)4


7 posted on 07/02/2008 10:59:40 AM PDT by Moose4 (http://moosedroppings.wordpress.com -- Because 20 million self-important blogs just aren't enough.)
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To: bamahead

I can’t imagine real Muslims doing something like this. They know that people who get a Koran unsolicited may desecrate it.


8 posted on 07/02/2008 11:00:21 AM PDT by Tamar1973 (Catch the Korean Wave, one Bae Yong Joon film at a time!)
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To: DuncanWaring

We have fire places here in Colorado.


9 posted on 07/02/2008 11:00:35 AM PDT by unkus
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To: bamahead

I have, and occasionally read from, a copy of the Quran (”Know your enemy”).

But I have a few suggestions for those who do not wish to keep the ones given to them:

1) TP
2) Kindling/firestarer
3) Bird cage
4) Litter Box
5) Paper Airplanes
6) Paper Hats
7) Paper Boats

I’m sure others can think of many other uses which will help protect our environment by preventing the wasting of the paper used in these vile books.


10 posted on 07/02/2008 11:01:55 AM PDT by WayneS (America's Commies Love Their Obami !!!!)
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To: bamahead

Its a free country, don’t like it, trash it.


11 posted on 07/02/2008 11:02:28 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: bamahead

These residents should find out who in their area is part of this muslim group, and drop off a Bible at their houses every day for a year.


12 posted on 07/02/2008 11:04:06 AM PDT by TheWasteLand
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To: bamahead
Holy roller?



13 posted on 07/02/2008 11:04:48 AM PDT by vietvet67
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To: Coleus

ping


14 posted on 07/02/2008 11:05:12 AM PDT by Libertarianize the GOP (Make all taxes truly voluntary)
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To: bamahead

Another example of this satanic cult using our freedoms to establish themselves here.

Sickening.


15 posted on 07/02/2008 11:05:15 AM PDT by eleni121 (EN TOUTO NIKA!! +)
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To: bamahead

Put a .45 slug through the thing and leave it on the doorstep.


16 posted on 07/02/2008 11:05:37 AM PDT by alarm rider (Peace! through superior fire power....)
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To: bamahead; All

These residents should be careful what they do with them, else the “Religion of Peace” comes and kills them - after all, a piece of paper is more valuable than a human life, as muslims have proven time and time again.

Destroy a Koran - you must be killed
Destroy a human life - eternal salvation

Any questions about this “religion”?


17 posted on 07/02/2008 11:05:47 AM PDT by AbeKrieger (There is a special place in Hell for Lyndon Johnson.)
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To: Tamar1973

It’s CAIR. They probably did it KNOWING that some would desecrate it. That way, they have a reason to be offended and outraged in the future.

It’s a trough muzzies seem to feed from a lot, so they’re just hedging their bets.


18 posted on 07/02/2008 11:05:48 AM PDT by bamahead (Avoid self-righteousness like the devil- nothing is so self-blinding. -- B.H. Liddell Hart)
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To: bamahead
He told MyFOXHouston.com: "This is a very peaceful way of conveying a message."

I got the message.

Convert....Or else.

19 posted on 07/02/2008 11:06:16 AM PDT by Mr. Quarterpanel (I am not an actor, but I play one on TV)
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To: bamahead
"This is a very peaceful way of conveying a message."

I'd take this as a threat. My first thought is, "are you leaving this book at my door as a message to tell me you're here in my neighborhood, and next time something more violent can be left there?"

Seriously, since this is, "a very peaceful way of conveying a message", is there a violent way of conveying "a message". And what is this message you're trying to convey?

20 posted on 07/02/2008 11:07:11 AM PDT by Fox_Mulder77
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To: Moose4
Nice try .. LDS an JW's always knock and attempt to talk.

This is Pearl Harbor ... a sneak attack .. they're friggin' cowards.

21 posted on 07/02/2008 11:07:40 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true.)
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To: bamahead
Gettin a lot of Junk Mail in Houston huh?

Well, when I get a lot of that crap in the mail I just toss it out.

22 posted on 07/02/2008 11:07:58 AM PDT by mainestategop
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To: bamahead
"This is a very peaceful way of conveying a message."

As opposed to unpeaceful ways? Odd statement.

23 posted on 07/02/2008 11:08:23 AM PDT by Lijahsbubbe
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To: Tamar1973

That suprises me too. The Koran is much, much holier than the bible (sarcasm, notice that I didn’t capitalize the ‘b’).

I can only imagine the unmentionable desecrations that took place wehen Joe Sixpack picked it up off his doorstep, and thought about his nephew, Kenny, who was blowed up in Iraq.

Most will get thrown away or stashed somewhere and forgotten about.

Also, it kind of makes me proud of this country when anyone can do this and not get decapitated. I’ll think we are really geting somewhere when there is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Ridyah (-5 sp)


24 posted on 07/02/2008 11:11:03 AM PDT by montomike (If you didn't find this funny or amusing...have a worldwide riot.)
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To: bamahead; weegee
I am in the Houston area, and have not yet received my free Koran. If I do become one of the lucky recipients, I do have a use for it. Currently, I use the free neighborhood newspapers to start the charcoal in my Weber charcoal chimney. I can just as well use the Koran as use a newspaper.

Bring it on.

25 posted on 07/02/2008 11:11:43 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte
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To: Red Badger

To all the people who put TRASH on my doorstep, I say,

“@%#*#@ and the pig you rode in on.”


26 posted on 07/02/2008 11:11:50 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U
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To: Moose4

I bet the edition of this thing they are distributing is heavily redacted! If you know what I mean.


27 posted on 07/02/2008 11:12:03 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: bamahead

Here is the organization that is leaving them.

http://www.bookofsigns.org/

Anyone want to send them photos of what happens to the books?


28 posted on 07/02/2008 11:12:06 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Lijahsbubbe

unpeaceful ways, yeah that’s next


29 posted on 07/02/2008 11:12:51 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U
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Check this article.


30 posted on 07/02/2008 11:13:11 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (A vote for any Democrat from BO on down the ticket is a vote for $10 a gallon gas.)
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To: bamahead

If they come back, turn the hose on them...after you thank them for the free kindling. No need to not be polite.


31 posted on 07/02/2008 11:13:33 AM PDT by GBA
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To: WayneS

My personal choice is #4, litter box. With four cats, the litter can get a bit expensive. :-)


32 posted on 07/02/2008 11:15:20 AM PDT by ushr435
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To: mnehrling; bamahead
I have a simple solution.

Wrap them in bacon, then drop them back by the local mosque... and don't forget to take your dog along!

33 posted on 07/02/2008 11:16:06 AM PDT by WVKayaker (Your mileage may vary.)
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To: montomike

An added thought.

Perhaps it isn’t a desecration if the Koran is in Enlish and not in Arab with the flowery way they write.

I’m sure one of the Imams can figure this out.


34 posted on 07/02/2008 11:16:55 AM PDT by montomike (If you didn't find this funny or amusing...have a worldwide riot.)
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To: bamahead

Big mistake on the Muslims part, if these are true copies(and not edited versions)of the Koran they are hurting their own cause because as soon as anyone with an IQ over 10 reads the Koran they will realize what a muderous cult that religion really is.


35 posted on 07/02/2008 11:17:42 AM PDT by calex59
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To: vietvet67

After looking at that picture—we can call them Allah Blunts.


36 posted on 07/02/2008 11:17:46 AM PDT by brooklyn dave (VOTE SOCIALIST VOTE OBAMA (that's what he is, isn't he?))
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To: bamahead

Use the pages to start the grill when wanting to cook some pork chops.


37 posted on 07/02/2008 11:19:09 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: WayneS
1) TP 2) Kindling/firestarer 3) Bird cage 4) Litter Box 5) Paper Airplanes 6) Paper Hats 7) Paper Boats I’m sure others can think of many other uses which will help protect our environment by preventing the wasting of the paper used in these vile books.

Bird Cage Liner, And use for the Puppy paper training on a Koran....

38 posted on 07/02/2008 11:19:10 AM PDT by oswegodeee (Dee) ( Born in the South and raised in a G_D centered home)
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To: bamahead

Before you flush it or kick it, maybe you should flip through it and see what you could be beheaded for. Like being a Christian or a Jew.


39 posted on 07/02/2008 11:19:42 AM PDT by RC2
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To: bamahead

The residents need to stack up all the Korans into one pile and burn them on Independence Day. Call it sane and safe fireworks and wait for the liberal nuts and advocates to start passing out lawsuits.


40 posted on 07/02/2008 11:19:46 AM PDT by antiunion person (President McCain, what a disgusting phrase.)
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To: bamahead

Wouldn’t bother me a bit. I am sure I could find some use for the paper.


41 posted on 07/02/2008 11:19:48 AM PDT by yarddog
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To: bamahead

It’s a desecration to the koran to put it on the floor. At Gitmo guards have to handle it respectfully with gloves and provide inmates with what I think was a type of surgical mask so that they have a little holder for their korans and hang them up—saw that in a picture of what a cell really looks like recently. But then with islam why should we expect consistency?


42 posted on 07/02/2008 11:20:41 AM PDT by Albertafriend
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To: bamahead

Build a bonfire, film it, and post the video on YouTube.

See how long it stays up.


43 posted on 07/02/2008 11:21:02 AM PDT by Tex Pete (Obama for Change: from our pockets, our piggy banks, and our couch cushions!)
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To: bamahead

I’m afraid I’da had to kick it out in the front yard and pi$$ on it.


44 posted on 07/02/2008 11:21:12 AM PDT by WorkerbeeCitizen (Seinfeld was a show about nothing - so is Obama.)
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To: GBA
Call the local Police and have them cited for littering.

Then use the pages of that disgusting evil screed they call a holy book to light your barbecue.

L

45 posted on 07/02/2008 11:21:20 AM PDT by Lurker (Islam is an insane death cult. Any other aspects are PR, to get them within throat-cutting range.)
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To: WVKayaker

Good idea! Add in a bottle of Ripple as well! Most people being lazy would just throw it next to Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader.


46 posted on 07/02/2008 11:22:29 AM PDT by brooklyn dave (VOTE SOCIALIST VOTE OBAMA (that's what he is, isn't he?))
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To: RC2

Nothing in it condemning child molestors?


47 posted on 07/02/2008 11:23:54 AM PDT by brooklyn dave (VOTE SOCIALIST VOTE OBAMA (that's what he is, isn't he?))
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To: bamahead
I can't believe I am saying this, but really, if the Gideons can do it, then so can LeVey's Church of Satan, The Wayside Tabernacle of the Blinding Light, Inc., and the Hari Krishnas, and anything else that calls itself a religion can also, regardless of how outrageous or silly a cult it is.

What is baffling to me is that they are so idolatrous of their Book, in some countries they employ people to go though rubbish to make sure that no used Qurans are made into pedestrian or vulgar articles. Given that CAIR is forever outraged at mere RUMORS of Koran flushing, I cannot understand why they would expose the Books to the treatment they are certain to get from people who do not think 9-11 was a joke- Or from people who righteously despise them for a variety of other reasons.

Were I to get one, Yes, I would read it as far as I could, but I doubt it would earn a treasured place on my bookshelves, and I suspect that if I hit too many passages that got me cranked up, a trip to the Range would probably be in order.

48 posted on 07/02/2008 11:24:59 AM PDT by Gorzaloon
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To: WayneS

8) Use it wrap bacon for freezing


49 posted on 07/02/2008 11:26:23 AM PDT by Kellis91789 (I used to be Dilbert. Then I was Wally. I retired before I became the Pointy Haired One.)
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To: bamahead

Oh my heck, this is such a set-up!! Once they have any ‘evidence’ of someone ‘desecrating’ this precious book all hell will break loose.

btw, I thought we’d been told ad nauseum that this book was too precious and sacred to be treated in such a casual way...... leaving it on doormats???

Sounds to me like CAIR is getting ready to persecute this entire community as soon as they can round up any evidence that the precious book has been damaged or stepped on, etc.


50 posted on 07/02/2008 11:27:53 AM PDT by Enchante (OBAMA: "That's not the Wesley Clark I knew!")
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