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Islamic Law Comes to Dearborn
Human Events ^ | 6/23/10 | Pamela Geller

Posted on 06/23/2010 9:46:56 AM PDT by reaganrevolutionin2010

Is it illegal to preach Christianity to Muslims in America now?

Acts 17 Apologetics, a Christian evangelistic group, was banned from passing out fliers at this year’s Arab Festival in Dearborn, Mich., but they went to the festival anyway and ended up getting arrested.

On Saturday, I got this message from David Wood of Acts 17: “Muslims threatened to kill Nabeel [Qureshi, an ex-Muslim and David’s colleague] and me if we showed up again at Arab Fest in Dearborn, so we went there yesterday. They didn’t kill us. Instead, police arrested us and we got to spend a night in jail (along with two others who were video recording us).”

Wondering if they were arrested for passing out fliers in defiance of the ban, I asked David about the ban. He answered, “Yes, we’re banned from handing out literature, but we didn’t do that. We followed the rules, and still got thrown in jail. They flat out lied about us. We can prove they lied with the video footage (just like last year), but the police took our cameras and won’t let us have the footage. There’s major oppression of anyone who criticizes Islam.”

Last year, Nabeel, David and friends went to the Arab Festival and filmed a video that went viral. It is amazing to see in that video what happened in America. It was free speech under siege.

Nabeel and David were harassed and intimidated, aided and abetted by law enforcement.

(Excerpt) Read more at humanevents.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Michigan; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: acts17apologetics; arabfestival; crushislam; dearborn; islam; islamicfascism; islamofascism; jihad; lping; muslim; muslims; sharilaw; terrorist
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Where are all the investigative network journalists? (rhetorical question. They're quietly cheering the islamonazis winning over the Christians.)
1 posted on 06/23/2010 9:46:56 AM PDT by reaganrevolutionin2010
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010

If not for FR, I wouldn’t know anything about this. America is on the decline. It was nice while it lasted.


2 posted on 06/23/2010 9:48:48 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010
Acts 17 Apologetics

They're in good company. The original apostles spent some time in jail because they were carrying out Jesus' commission.

3 posted on 06/23/2010 9:50:28 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010

I hope they’re suing the city for all they have


4 posted on 06/23/2010 9:50:31 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010
Acts 17 Apologetics

They're in good company. The original apostles spent some time in jail because they were carrying out Jesus' commission.

5 posted on 06/23/2010 9:50:31 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010

Islam is the religion of peace, and we will behead you to prove it!


6 posted on 06/23/2010 9:50:51 AM PDT by Ancient Drive (DRINK COFFEE! - Do Stupid Things Faster with More Energy!)
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To: ilovesarah2012
If not for FR, I wouldn’t know anything about this.

ragebomb

Atlas Shrugs is where I first came across this story. Great site for news on Islam's war on civilization.

7 posted on 06/23/2010 9:55:24 AM PDT by Nateman (If liberals aren't screaming you're doing it wrong.)
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010

“police took our cameras and won’t let us have the footage”

That’s disgusting. Next time they need a video sender & a guy in a car recording.


8 posted on 06/23/2010 9:55:34 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010

“Where are all the investigative network journalists?”

More importantly where’s our “ACLU”? How come we on the right don’t have a legal organization defending our rights as aggressively as the left’s ACLU, or the islamists’ CAIR?


9 posted on 06/23/2010 9:57:10 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010

I spoke directly with the Dearborn Chief of Police, Mohammed Akbar Shaleka Hussein this morning, and he said the two men are lying infidels and will be beheaded as a tribute to Allah. So I concluded everything was fine, and intend to just move along. Nothing to see here!


10 posted on 06/23/2010 10:02:18 AM PDT by Doc Savage (SOBAMP!)
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010

Too bad I didn’t know about it. I would have taken a portable pig roaster and set up a stand. Let the aroma of roasted pig waft through the crowd of Islamic pigs.


11 posted on 06/23/2010 10:03:30 AM PDT by Frenchtown Dan
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To: aquila48
More importantly where’s our “ACLU”? How come we on the right don’t have a legal organization defending our rights as aggressively as the left’s ACLU, or the islamists’ CAIR?

There aren't any multi-billionaire conservative sugar-daddies to fund our legal defense. The only institution that comes close is the NRA, with grass-roots funding.

All of big money is on the left. The fabulously wealthy philanthropists, foundations, and tax-funded advocacy groups are all left-wing kooks.

12 posted on 06/23/2010 10:04:03 AM PDT by Spirochete (Texas is an anagram for Taxes)
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010

Anyone who’s ever been to Dearborn would only wonder why it’s taken this long.


13 posted on 06/23/2010 10:04:36 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010

3 Arabic words for the Muslims on the streets of Dearborn (for which I might be stoned, were I there):

Isa bin Allah!


14 posted on 06/23/2010 10:12:52 AM PDT by patriot preacher (To be a good American Citizen and a Christian IS NOT a contradiction. (www.mygration.blogspot.com))
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To: ilovesarah2012

“America is on the decline”

Yes, it certainly is.
It’s a damn shame what’s happening to this country. Just a few years ago, I would have never thought it would be like this.

Hopefully many Americans feel the same, and the results of the next elections will get America back on a proper course.


15 posted on 06/23/2010 10:13:45 AM PDT by Frenchtown Dan
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To: ilovesarah2012

BUMP


16 posted on 06/23/2010 10:13:54 AM PDT by Paperdoll ( On the cutting edge)
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010
They need to compose and hand out spiritual cartoons..
Cartoons trump language, dialect.. and even culture..
Even an idiot can understand a well made cartoon...

Thats WHY? the muslim shamans literally HATE CARTOONS..
even a brain washed idiot can understand a cartoon..

**Note; T-shirts with cartoons on them front and back could be a good idea also.. that way you need to hand nothing out..

17 posted on 06/23/2010 10:16:15 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010

The only way they could have been arrested legaly if there were on private property and were asked to leave but didn’t. Not enough info in the article, but from what I read it was on public land so this looks to not be the case.


18 posted on 06/23/2010 10:22:41 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Frenchtown Dan

“Too bad I didn’t know about it. I would have taken a portable pig roaster and set up a stand. Let the aroma of roasted pig waft through the crowd of Islamic pigs.”

Next year’s festival. Do it. Bring plenty of friends with you, and cameras.


19 posted on 06/23/2010 10:24:23 AM PDT by Persevero (It's going to be a long summer.)
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To: Frenchtown Dan

Too bad I didn’t know about it. I would have taken a portable pig roaster and set up a stand. Let the aroma of roasted pig waft through the crowd of Islamic pigs.

I am thinking some kind of mobile pull behind a pickup truck kind of BBQ grill. I am sure that is pure fantasy though....


20 posted on 06/23/2010 10:25:11 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: chuck_the_tv_out
“police took our cameras and won’t let us have the footage” That’s disgusting. Next time they need a video sender & a guy in a car recording.

And for them to not tell the cops the footage is being transmitted, and let the cops think they can confiscate the recording while it's all being streamed to the internet in real time.

21 posted on 06/23/2010 10:25:23 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Public healthcare looks like it will work as well as public housing did.)
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010
Here are the brave folks who have exposed Sharia Law being enforced by the Dearborn, MI Police Department.

www.abnsat.com

22 posted on 06/23/2010 10:26:57 AM PDT by Broker (Stranger in a very strange land.)
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To: PapaBear3625

that needs to be the new medium.

the left can trust the cops. A conservative cop won’t steal their cameras.

We can’t trust the cops in a place like Dearborn.


23 posted on 06/23/2010 10:28:10 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: hosepipe
They need to compose and hand out spiritual cartoons.. Cartoons trump language, dialect.. and even culture.. Even an idiot can understand a well made cartoon...

Thats WHY? the muslim shamans literally HATE CARTOONS.. even a brain washed idiot can understand a cartoon..

A hundred years ago, the corrupt New York Tammany Hall gang under Boss Tweed similarly hated cartoonist Thomas Nast for the same reason. A lot of their voters could not read, but they did understand Nast's cartoons.

24 posted on 06/23/2010 10:29:43 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Public healthcare looks like it will work as well as public housing did.)
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010
...the police took our cameras and won’t let us have the footage.

The new police SOP appears to be "get the guy with the camera first".

25 posted on 06/23/2010 10:37:06 AM PDT by JimRed (To water the Tree of Liberty is to excise a cancer before it kills us. TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: GraceG

>I would have taken a portable pig roaster and set up a stand.<

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This is exactly how most Americans react to any news of Islamic encroachment on our society and culture. They think that it is all a big joke to be made fun of.

They’d better understand that, if this trend continues, their children will have nothing, or will become the ones persecuting the handfull of Christians that remain.

The new crop of ‘conservative’ Congressmen that we all hope to vote for had better ponder the dilemna that we find ourselves in. What will it be folks — Islam or Freedom?

http://www.actforamerica.org/


26 posted on 06/23/2010 10:52:20 AM PDT by 353FMG (ISLAM - America's guaranteed road to destruction.)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out; reaganrevolutionin2010; All
They did get their video equipment back.

Here are 2 vids of last weekend's religious suppression in Dearborn.

27 posted on 06/23/2010 10:58:05 AM PDT by AnalogReigns
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To: PapaBear3625
[ A lot of their voters could not read, but they did understand Nast's cartoons. ]

its THE SECRET to communicating with Democrats and/or Bushbots.. CARTOONS..
Beck should start using cartoons else hes preaching to the choir..

28 posted on 06/23/2010 11:03:13 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: GraceG

The charges were disturbing the peace.


29 posted on 06/23/2010 11:07:16 AM PDT by tbw2 (Freeper sci-fi - "Humanity's Edge" - on amazon.com)
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To: tbw2

The charges were disturbing the (Religion of)peace.

Fixed it for ya!


30 posted on 06/23/2010 11:20:51 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: AnalogReigns
Prelimenary review of Dearborn PD reveals direct connection to DHS (Department of Homeland Security).

Ronald Haddad. Here is City of Dearborn announcement of their New Chief of Police: Dearborn Mayor John B. O’Reilly, Jr. announces the selection of a new police chief, Ronald Haddad, who is a retired deputy chief of the Detroit Police Department and a law enforcement professional of 34 years. Mayor O’Reilly cited Haddad’s extensive career both on the front lines and in police administration, his outstanding leadership experience and his far-reaching community involvement as reasons he was the top candidate after a thorough selection process. “Everyone we talked with had nothing but praise for Chief Haddad,” said Mayor O’Reilly. “He really was the outstanding candidate and I’m confident he will be a tremendous asset to the dedicated officers of our police department. “He has well-thought out ideas, and also is a good listener,” continued Mayor O’Reilly. “He knows the department has many strengths, and he will bring people together to create goals that everyone can buy into, as the department moves forward.” Haddad began his career with the Detroit Police Department in 1973 and retired in January 2007 as deputy chief of the northwestern district. By Sean Delaney, Press & Guide Newspapers : Chief Haddad on national security board http://www.pressandguide.com/articles/2010/04/30/news/doc4bdb1b93d3af8405340360.txt

DEARBORN -- Police Chief Ronald Haddad was recently appointed to serve on the Homeland Security Advisory Council, which provides advice and recommendations to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on matters related to homeland security.

snip The city of Dearborn and its police department has already established several similar advisory committees to facilitate communication between different cultural and religious groups, as well as various groups and organizations throughout the city… snip

“We’re engaging the community in a way that’s never been done before,” Haddad said. Snip..

In addition to Haddad, the group currently has more than two-dozen individuals listed on its membership roster, including Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo, Community Engagement Officer Omar Alomari with Ohio Homeland Security, Acting Professor of Law Asli Bali of the UCLA School of Law, President and CEO Richard Cohen of Southern Poverty Law Center, Sheriff Doug Gillespie of the Las Vegas Police Department, Senior Analyst and Executive Director Dalia Mogahed of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, Executive Director Dan Rosenblatt of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and Director Nadia Roumani of the American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute… snip

31 posted on 06/23/2010 11:33:16 AM PDT by Broker (Stranger in a very strange land.)
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To: Persevero

I’m putting it on my calendar.

Never been to Dearborn, don’t know what it’s like, but I’ve been to other parts of the state, and it’s just beautiful.

Never been arrested either, but there’s always a first time.


32 posted on 06/23/2010 11:54:20 AM PDT by Frenchtown Dan
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To: GraceG

Sounds like a good idea to me.
Gotta fight back, can’t let them take over.


33 posted on 06/23/2010 11:59:24 AM PDT by Frenchtown Dan
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To: All

What the h*ll is the matter with people in Michigan?
Why do they sit there and let the muzzies take over?


34 posted on 06/23/2010 12:03:35 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: 353FMG

Joke?

I don’t friggin’ think so. Read the thread, I’m the one who is bringing the portable pig roaster next year, and I’m serious, this isn’t a joke, it’s a statement.


35 posted on 06/23/2010 12:06:28 PM PDT by Frenchtown Dan
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To: patriot08

It’s not just Michigan. It’s all over the country.
They must be multiplying like rats.


36 posted on 06/23/2010 12:08:06 PM PDT by Frenchtown Dan
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To: Broker

The genocide supporter and Israel hater Tariq Ramadan— should be added to the advisory group or maybe he is already ex officio——banned by Bush but now allowed in the US to freely spew his hate against the infidel.

He had a speaking gig to rased finds in Dearborn a couple days ago...


37 posted on 06/23/2010 12:10:05 PM PDT by eleni121 ("Superficiality: the psychic disease of our age, .. more than anywhere ..reflected in media.")
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To: Broker

The genocide supporter and Israel hater Tariq Ramadan— should be added to the advisory group or maybe he is already ex officio——banned by Bush but now allowed in the US to freely spew his hate against the infidel.

He had a speaking gig to raise funds in Dearborn a couple days ago...


38 posted on 06/23/2010 12:10:33 PM PDT by eleni121 ("Superficiality: the psychic disease of our age, .. more than anywhere ..reflected in media.")
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To: Frenchtown Dan

But nowhere like in Michigan. Why?


39 posted on 06/23/2010 12:12:12 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: patriot08

I’m not sure. I know they are a growing problem in every state, but I really did not know the extent of the problem in Dearborn. Could be the Islamic police force they have there.


40 posted on 06/23/2010 12:36:55 PM PDT by Frenchtown Dan
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To: eleni121

Is Dearborn in practice an Apartide City?


41 posted on 06/24/2010 5:12:01 AM PDT by Broker (Stranger in a very strange land.)
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To: Abathar; Abcdefg; Abram; Abundy; akatel; albertp; AlexandriaDuke; Alexander Rubin; Allerious; ...
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42 posted on 06/24/2010 6:16:16 AM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010

Henry Ford originally brought the Muslim Arabs into Dearborn, cheap labor for his plant. We have him to thank for this mess.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UUIdvfUZe0


43 posted on 06/24/2010 8:34:58 AM PDT by FBD (My carbon footprint is bigger then yours)
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To: FBD; Broker

True—Ford has a lot to answer for—but most of the original immigrants were not muslims but rather Christian Arabs.

And Christian Arabs whether Lebanese or Chaldean etc assimilate. Muslims do not. And they keep coming...


44 posted on 06/24/2010 8:55:19 AM PDT by eleni121 ("Superficiality: the psychic disease of our age, .. more than anywhere ..reflected in media.")
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To: reaganrevolutionin2010

I remember what happened last year — it was scary. Now, with the police confiscating their videotapes and such I wonder if the truth will come out regarding their right to defense against any of the charges pending against them. I would HOPE the video has been taken in as “evidence”, that it is not tampered with, and that it will be made available to their defense lawyer(s).

I’m glad they weren’t killed, but it’s sad that they were arrested. I’d really LOVE to see what happened... If it went down at ALL like what happened last year they didn’t do anything wrong, well nothing illegal. If it’s a public event then they have just as much right to be there as everyone else. And, they have just as much right to speak on whatever subject they wish as well.

I’ll be praying for them, and indeed all Christians who face persecution in one way or another.


45 posted on 06/24/2010 10:21:31 AM PDT by LibertyRocks (http://libertyrocks.wordpress.com ~ Anti-Obama Gear: http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: AnalogReigns

Cool. I’m glad they got the footage back. Thanks for the link. Going to go check it out now...


46 posted on 06/24/2010 10:29:26 AM PDT by LibertyRocks (http://libertyrocks.wordpress.com ~ Anti-Obama Gear: http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: Broker
"Police Chief Ronald Haddad was recently appointed to serve on the Homeland Security Advisory Council, which provides advice and recommendations to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on matters related to homeland security."

Isn't that the exact same Advisory Council that Nidal Hassan (sp?) was a member of? Are these people that daft? (I know... the answer is "Yes, they are").

In WWII the US (shamefully) incarcerated American Citizens of Japanese descent for fear of sabotage from 'within'. Now we are in a war and those who could definitely be siding with our enemy are being INVITED to give recommendations meant to keep us SAFE?

These people are all CRAZY!!! Why not just publish all our 'plans' in the NY Times and dispense with the 'show'? (Oh, yeah... They're doing that already, too!)
47 posted on 06/24/2010 10:37:38 AM PDT by LibertyRocks (http://libertyrocks.wordpress.com ~ Anti-Obama Gear: http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: GraceG
Other articles posted to FR say they were on a public sidewalk.

I don't care whether their literature was about Christianity, Tea Parties, Jenny Craig or Zoroastrianism. If they're just standing on a public sidewalk handing out literature, those who want it can say "Thank you" and those who don't can say "No, thank you."

Not "You're under arrest."

Perhaps the Dearborn cops don't know Jack Chick about the First Amendment.

48 posted on 06/24/2010 1:57:11 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (All the Poetry was written by Pooh, a Bear with a Pleasing Manner but a Startling Lack of Brain.)
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To: eleni121
hey thanks for the info! I did not know the Arabs that Ford originally brought into Dearborn were Christians.
49 posted on 06/24/2010 2:20:48 PM PDT by FBD (My carbon footprint is bigger then yours)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

“Perhaps the Dearborn cops don’t know Jack Chick about the First Amendment. “

Nice Pun taken in context, AWESOME!


50 posted on 06/24/2010 2:33:38 PM PDT by GraceG
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