Skip to comments.US church to go ahead with Sept. 11 Quran burning
Posted on 09/07/2010 1:00:50 PM PDT by South40
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) A Christian minister said Tuesday that he will go ahead with plans to burn copies of the Quran to protest the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks despite warnings from the top U.S. general in Afghanistan and the White House that doing so would endanger U.S. troops.
Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center said he understands the government's concerns, but plans to go forward with the burning this Saturday, the ninth anniversary of the attacks.
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Maybe a tasteful back yard ceremony would be better, like I do.
I used to cut the cover into the shapes of my shoes and walk around on them all day, but I decided I don’t like being that close to evil.
Personally it just seems kind of pointless to me.
He should use it to put the muslim world on the spot by demanding the release of the iranian woman facing stoning in return for not burning them.
Tick, tick, tick ...
I’m convinced that this pastor is merely seeking attention for his 50 member congregation.
Koran burning should be conducted during non-church hours.
8 years of calling Bush a war criminal, chanting that he "lied", and that the "insurgents" are "freedom fighters" who deserve to win (Michael Moore, et al) did "nothing" to put our troops (or contractors) in jeopardy.
I ain't buying it.
Is the pc crowd showing a little hypocrisy here?
In any case, he's a damned fool.
Or... the Feds could come in and shoot him for having an unlicensed fire.
Actually, I believe the FEDS could come in and arrest him for being a NATIONAL SECURITY RISK.
8 years? When did it end?
Point taken, though.
His actions may be foolish but no more so than those Christian ministers who will be reading from the Koran their churches in a counter protest.
It’s still a free country.
He should say “ok, we won’t burn them, but we went out and bought a heavy duty industrial paper shredder, and we need to test it”
I bet some nice hot s’mores would be One of the Prettiest tastes on Earth
We must tolerate the muzzies intolerance, or something...
Jones is far more foolish than they are.
What, precisely, is his goal? It's certainly not an act designed to attract Muslims to Christianity.
It is, in fact, an act of hatred.
The man is not behaving like a Christian. He is behaving like a nazi.
To hell with him.
True enough. Burning a US flag is offensive to probably 1/2 of all Americans but don’t dare insult a muslim.
You’re comparing this to the Phelps family?
Geez.....you gonna call him a “racist homophobe” next?
Don't be surprised if you see him arrested, on or before the Eleventh.
If that is the case, then why can't anyone burning a flag be arrested by the feds for aiding and comforting the enemy ?
And preaching from the Koran to Christians in their Christian services is to...?
I agree. But hey, aren't we talking about the "religion of peace"? No retribution worries, right?
Muslims deny Jesus’ divinity, His death by crucifixion, and His resurrection. It’s the only major religion to acknowledge Jesus yet it also denies Him and His sacrifice.
That leads the flock astray.
Is the goal to attract Christians to Islam?
What good is served by reading from Korans in churches in “counterprotest”?
All day long on Left Wing hate radio (down in the commercial free spectrum on taxpayer subsidized stations) you can hear about the “horrors” of American “imperialism”.
Yet the spread of the Islamic empire (sharia law) is considered a “good thing”. There is no cultural exchange. Saudi Arabia and other muslim nations have no tolerance for non-muslim faiths.
For there to be “exchange” there has to be give and take.
“The man is not behaving like a Christian. He is behaving like a nazi.
To hell with him.”
The Nazis exterminated millions of people in order to have a master race dominate the world......this guy in Florida is burning paper.
You should get a handle on your emotions.
I wonder... If someone burns a copy of Mein Kampf or Das Kapital, does that also make him a Nazi?
And I suppose you don't see the similarities....?
A Christian woman shows a charred Bible, written in Urdu, to the photographer outside
her torched house in Gojra town located in Punjab province August 4, 2009.
Hey, you gotta start somewhere....
You should get a handle on your emotions.
You should stop defending idiots.
If he were preparing to burn a truck load of Bibles this wouldn’t even be a story......free country... he can burn the the damn thing all he wants!!!
Not yet. Do you know something I don’t?
So far they are showing that not everyone will be bullied by Islam.
Great pic! FYI Photo Bucket censored my Mohammed cartoon but Team Sarah and FR have the guts to allow our political commentary.
The Left supported an "entertainer" who's schtick was to tear up Christian Bibles onstage even when he would do it at civic owned venues.
There is a double standard on display. And the man at this 50 person church is doing it for the same reason as Mary Manson; to attract attention.
- Barack Hussein Obama
I suppose the guy who ran over the Dixie Chick’s CD with a tractor will be the next “Nazi” on your lists?
lol...for goodness sakes...
You need to lay off the latte!!!
What did Penn Jillete do with a Bible?
I knew about this:
Penn & Teller ridicule Christ’s crucifixion
WorldNetDaily ^ | Posted: January 20, 2003 | unknown
The magic-comedy team of Penn & Teller has performed a stunt parodying the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, offending some attendees of a major magicians’ convention, reports columnist Norm Clarke of the Las Vegas Review.
The skit, performed last week in Las Vegas, included Teller, dressed as Christ on a full-size cross, entering the room on a cart. According to the column, a midget dressed as an angel “performed a simulated sex act on the near-naked Teller.” Penn, in a Roman gladiator costume, unveiled the scene by pulling away a “Shroud of Turin” that covered the cross.
Isnt this just a “local issue? per odumbos liars logic
And long before the Nazi's got into the exterminating business they were burning any books that conflicted with their ideology in organized book-burning ceremonies. This Pastor Jones may be more media whore than mass-murderer, but the analogy still fits.
“Actually, I believe the FEDS could come in and arrest him for being a NATIONAL SECURITY RISK.”
Do you understand what an absolute abrogation of our freedoms that would be???
You need to get a clue about what sort of damned fool you’re defending.
Media whore? Could very well be...but the Nazi stuff is crap.
If anything, he’s standing up to the closest thing we have to Nazis today.
Call me when he chops his first head off...
Where was your outrage when the military destroyed Bibles?