Skip to comments.Ron Paul on Quran Burning: "The Real Provocateurs" (Blames the Military)
Posted on 09/08/2010 5:27:57 PM PDT by mnehring
LAKE JACKSON, Texas - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Congressman Ron Paul today issued the following statement about a Florida pastor's plan to ban copies of the Quran on the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.
"A professed Christian pastor in Gainesville, Florida, Terry Jones, plans to burn copies of the Quran on 9/11. He indicts all Islam for 9/11 and argues that it is a hate-driven religion. He's convinced he's on God's side even though he is getting little support from other Christians, who believe that Jesus is the Prince of Peace.....
...our policies of torture, targeted assassination, invasion of Muslim countries and unintended infliction of civilian casualties in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan are also provocative. Pictures of victims of torture as well as innocent people killed by drones and stray bombs are every bit as bad as burning the Quran.
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I swear to God the only way I would have Ron Paul as president would be if he agreed to only make domestic policy.
This guy sounds like he doesn’t want the job.
Even a lot of his domestic ideas, while right on the surface, are based on underlying principles that the US is a force for evil.
Yep, the bandwagon is starting to look really funny.
He's so transparent ~ he's been hating the Jews for everything for over half a century.
I always believed the man is pathetic.
I really couldn’t wait for him to weigh in on this. Words of great wisdom, eh?
Ron Paul has lost his mind...and it is just too small to be wandering around by itself.
He believes the Muslims are a peaceful religion and never have attacked anyone else until the US showed up in the middle east.
[ Even a lot of his domestic ideas, while right on the surface, are based on underlying principles that the US is a force for evil. ]
I think Ron Paul is a libertarian gone bad, the government is a problem, but big government especially. Ron has jumped the shark.
He talks about the Ground Zero mosque as being all about the First Amendment and private property rights, but says nothing about the First Amendment with the Koran burning? Ron Paul must be involved with Muslims in some way.
And therein lies the reason this fool will never be President.
He’s convinced he’s on God’s side even though he is getting little support from other Christians, who believe that Jesus is the Prince of Peace.....
While Jesus is indeed the Prince of Peace personally I’m backing the God of War in this instance..
I used to like him...But its all over now.
Just don't fight back when peoples heads start getting chopped off, cause then, they might really get mad at us.
would ron paul agree, that burning the flag and bible is just as provocative? So if any violence that comes out it, we should blame the flag and bible burner? What happened to 1st amendment?
Paul defended the Ground Zero Mosque on the basis of religious tolerance and freedom of expression. Why does he not do so as well for this Pastor, if in fact religious tolerance and freedom of expression is the primary concern?
Not to mention the private property rights of BUYING a book with your own money and burning it.
It is like the government stopping someone from using a broom to push water because that is “not what it was intended for”.
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