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!!!DON'T BURN THAT KORAN!!!
09-09-10 | Me

Posted on 09/09/2010 8:47:15 AM PDT by dps.inspect

In a loud voice, looney-toons style, "DON'T BURN THAT KORAN... THER'LL BE HELL TO PAY!" Oh really... some thoughts on that...

When the senator from Utah proclaimed, "This war is lost", did any military general spout off, "hey this kind of talk could get our soldiers killed"?

When John Kerry claimed "our soldiers were terrorizing women and children in the dead of night", did any military spokesman speak with any concern, that this kind of talk may increase the dangers for our military.

When John Mertha said our marines murdered in cold blood, did any military brass denounce his claim as hurtful to our military effort.

The answer of course is HELL NO!

May I suggest to you that burning the Koran will do two things. First, it will show that the left, and increasingly, many on the right, are not as into free speech as they proclaim. What ever happened to that wonderful, daringly brave saying, "I may not agree with what you're saying, but I'll defend to the death, your right to say it" well, maybe not so much, "not when death is on the line" (to borrow a phrase from the Prince's Bride).

Two, it will prove that terrorism has had its desired effect. Islam is now officially a state protected religion. No other religion has ever enjoyed such sway over any human society, (I could be wrong historically, but not currently). What the hell... I want some of that... As a christian, I get no respect, none from the left, not much from the right, and down right hostility from everywhere else. Why? Because I'm not out there cutting off heads, blowing up buildings, or otherwise killing by whatever means will instill the greatest terror.

Do I think that the burning of the Koran is an efficacious way of combating an enemy, hell bent on our destruction... I dunno, I'm beginning to wonder. When I first heard of it, I thought, that's stupid. Nevertheless, I have also thought, at some points in the past, that I might like to burn a Koran, if for no other reason than to say, "I will not fear you and you will not creep my world". Maybe, it has more to do with individual courageousness than anything else.

I don't know pastor Jones, he doesn't look all that intelligent, and I'd probably never attend his church... but after all the attention he is getting, being goaded by David P., Hannity, and the President (there he goes again), I say, go ahead, burn that damn book. It's your right! If soldiers can fight and die while our politicians enjoy the right to impugn them and their actions, then surely, by all rights, this man's action is no less a protected right... and I'll bet many in the military (particularly of the enlisted ranks) are proud to fight for this man's rights. " I may not agree with what you say..." BS. God Bless and Protect You Pastor... We may not wish to have been dragged into this, but now that its upon us, I'm standing with this pastor.


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1 posted on 09/09/2010 8:47:16 AM PDT by dps.inspect
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To: dps.inspect

Careful with that ax, Eugene................


2 posted on 09/09/2010 8:49:10 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: dps.inspect

Instead, put it in a jar of urine and demand federal funding.


3 posted on 09/09/2010 8:50:31 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: dps.inspect
What the hell... I want some of that... As a christian, I get no respect, none from the left, not much from the right, and down right hostility from everywhere else. Why? Because I'm not out there cutting off heads, blowing up buildings, or otherwise killing by whatever means will instill the greatest terror.

If you envy Islam you at best don't understand Christianity very well.

4 posted on 09/09/2010 8:51:48 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: dps.inspect

I am having cookout this Saturday. My fire starter for the charcoal will be a copy of the koran.


5 posted on 09/09/2010 8:52:37 AM PDT by kickstart ("A gun is a tool. It is only as good or as bad as the man who uses it" . Alan Ladd in 'Shane')
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To: dps.inspect

L.O.L.....liberals have no balls.


6 posted on 09/09/2010 8:52:46 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: dps.inspect

Damn the torpedoes


7 posted on 09/09/2010 8:54:01 AM PDT by Canedawg (...still not digging this tyranny thing.)
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To: dps.inspect

8 posted on 09/09/2010 8:54:20 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: dps.inspect
"When the senator from Utah proclaimed, "This war is lost"

Think you were referring to the bozo from Nevada, not Utah..
9 posted on 09/09/2010 8:54:31 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I did not read that as envy. Simply lamenting on the facts.


10 posted on 09/09/2010 8:54:31 AM PDT by edcoil (Man can do the most amazing things if they have the most amazing things to do.)
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To: dps.inspect
Yeah. Burning has a bit of a nazi stigma. That would be unAmerican, wouldn't it?

US Army Burned Bibles in Afghanistan

It would be greener and more carbon neutral to recycle them.

I'm thinking shredding them and using them as animal bedding in pig sties or maybe re-pulping them and turning them into bathroom tissue...

11 posted on 09/09/2010 8:54:53 AM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 593 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

You don’t understand tongue-and-cheek my friend...


12 posted on 09/09/2010 8:54:59 AM PDT by dps.inspect (uttox)
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To: dps.inspect
In Support of Westboro Baptist [Dr. Terry Jones "burn a Koran" supports Fred Phelps]
13 posted on 09/09/2010 8:56:05 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Red Badger

Do Not Taunt Happy Fun Ball!


14 posted on 09/09/2010 8:56:12 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dps.inspect

If it’s ok to burn the Flag then it’s ok to burn the Koran. Muslims are great at sticking the needle in our eye. They are not so great at getting poked back.


15 posted on 09/09/2010 8:56:27 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility ("In a time of universal deciet, telling the truth is a revolutionary act" - Orwell)
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To: dps.inspect

One other point. Has anyone asked the good iman Rouf what he thinks of the Koran book burning? I’m sure the hypocrite will be against it, but just wondering if we have it on tape...


16 posted on 09/09/2010 8:57:16 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: null and void
One Freeper posted for our edification the situation in ACTS where new Christians brought their old magic books and burned them in a bonfire.

Burning evil books is as Christian as apple pie ~

17 posted on 09/09/2010 8:57:48 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: dps.inspect
As a christian....

Do you sincerely believe that this action is something that God would lead a pastor to do to comply with the great commission? Bear in in mind that if Rev. Dimwit burns the korans in this country, muslims are likely to burn your fellow Christians (again) in their countries.

You have a right to yell 'fire' in a theater, but there can be consequences.

18 posted on 09/09/2010 8:58:16 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
L.O.L.....liberals have no balls.

You are correct:

Doctor's Report Confirms Harry Reid Has No Testicles

19 posted on 09/09/2010 8:58:45 AM PDT by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: dps.inspect; HiTech RedNeck
You don’t understand tongue-and-cheek my friend...

Um, that would be tongue-in-cheek, our friend...

20 posted on 09/09/2010 9:00:07 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (Government does nothing as economically as the private sector. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: dps.inspect

I think burning the Koran is a silly idea, but it shows the hypocrisy of liberals who bat not an eye when Christian icons are desecrated, and has also brought the cowards out in full force. The reverend could call it off now and would still have made a very good point. I predict he will.


21 posted on 09/09/2010 9:00:16 AM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Ummm, yah...


22 posted on 09/09/2010 9:01:05 AM PDT by dps.inspect (uttox)
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To: dps.inspect

Personally, it is unbecoming for a Christian to burn a Koran, or any other book for the sake of appearances. This is a publicity stunt on the part of the church leaders. After all, if they just wanted to burn the Koran for the sake of burning the Koran, and making a statement to their congregation, the pastor would have without much fanfare.

The church congregation is within their rights to do whatever they wish to with the Koran so long as they don’t use the book to bash people over the head with. As a Christian, I don’t support such public displays.


23 posted on 09/09/2010 9:02:56 AM PDT by This Just In
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To: dps.inspect

We’ve entered the era of guerrilla psychological warfare.

Our Government doesn’t have the will to fight and WIN this war - the war of Islam versus the West - so they have already lost.

Maybe, for the sake of the long term survival of our society, we need individuals to stoke the fire.


24 posted on 09/09/2010 9:02:57 AM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: Albion Wilde

moving on...


25 posted on 09/09/2010 9:04:06 AM PDT by dps.inspect (uttox)
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To: tbpiper

He is a man, nonetheless...


26 posted on 09/09/2010 9:05:22 AM PDT by dps.inspect (uttox)
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To: muawiyah

“Burning evil books is as Christian as apple pie ~”

So which do you have a problem with, Christianity or apple pie?


27 posted on 09/09/2010 9:05:28 AM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: kickstart

It’s been a great fire starter for centuries...


28 posted on 09/09/2010 9:06:04 AM PDT by alecqss
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To: muawiyah
Nah... he probably just needed space to put all those new magic books from Obama...
29 posted on 09/09/2010 9:08:06 AM PDT by alecqss
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To: This Just In

...but would you support the man’s right, is the whole point... I do and will not cower from it...


30 posted on 09/09/2010 9:08:18 AM PDT by dps.inspect (uttox)
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To: dps.inspect

Burn, baby burn!


31 posted on 09/09/2010 9:08:30 AM PDT by IbJensen (Our government is a disease masquerading as its own cure.)
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To: Albion Wilde
The Mafia had this tongue and cheek thing where they'd cut a hole in your cheek and rip your tongue out through it ~ kind of a notice to your friends that this could be them!

Did the poster mean, perhaps, the Mafia method, or dry wit?

32 posted on 09/09/2010 9:12:19 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: kickstart
I am having cookout this Saturday. My fire starter for the charcoal will be a copy of the koran.

You know, I would sure like some publicity like the preacher is getting. What if I put a stack of Korans on the street, then called the press that I was about to burn them. Then, when a reporter or two arrived, I actually did it and sent a video to Youtube! Would the pres and pope and others be screaming at me, thus making me famous?!

33 posted on 09/09/2010 9:13:08 AM PDT by ExtremeUnction
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To: This Just In
Ah, yes, the "secret ceremonies"!

So you've been initiated as well as baptized?

34 posted on 09/09/2010 9:13:39 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: PetroniusMaximus
Hmm ~ the choices ~ the one without the gluten, but peeled cooked apples are OK anyway, with cinnamon.

And you?

35 posted on 09/09/2010 9:15:05 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: null and void

If you are going to disrespect the quran, this is the most effective threat:
“shredding them and using them as animal bedding in pig sties”

I think this would bother muslims more than burning.


36 posted on 09/09/2010 9:15:37 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (Language, Borders, Culture, Full employment for those here legally)
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To: dps.inspect

Amazing that something as insignificant as this could finally start WWIII for real. Not as if that’s happened before...


37 posted on 09/09/2010 9:15:44 AM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: dps.inspect

As a patriotic American, I support this pastors right to freedom and liberty, and that freedom and liberty grants him the right to burn a Koran. I do not support his decision to use his position as the head of a church to make a public display of such actions.

If you are suggesting that anyone who doesn’t support his right is a coward, I beg to differ. You have the freedom of conscience to support him. It’s your choice, but I won’t fault you or anyone’s choice if they don’t support him, unless their reason is motivated by fear of retaliation.


38 posted on 09/09/2010 9:15:44 AM PDT by This Just In
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To: ExtremeUnction

There are a number of U-tube videos of burning Korans ~ I just tried logging into several of them but they are currently OVERSUBSCRIBED.


39 posted on 09/09/2010 9:18:16 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

“Ah, yes, the “secret ceremonies”!

So you’ve been initiated as well as baptized?”

?????


40 posted on 09/09/2010 9:18:23 AM PDT by This Just In
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To: This Just In

“Tongue and Cheek” man, “Tongue and Cheek” (adding levity to the situation).


41 posted on 09/09/2010 9:19:23 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: dfwgator
*Do Not Taunt Happy Fun Ball!*

Do not expose radical muslims to light...

Do not allow radical muslims on concrete.

Discontinue use of Islam if any of the following occurs:
itching
vertigo
dizziness
tingling in extremities
loss of balance or coordination
slurred speech
temporary blindness
profuse sweating
or heart palpitations
desire to commit honor murders
bombing of 3000 innocence people.

42 posted on 09/09/2010 9:19:53 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (Language, Borders, Culture, Full employment for those here legally)
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To: muawiyah

“secret ceremonies”!

I would hardly describe church gatherings as “secret ceremonies” no more than I describe a church marshmallow roast as a “secret” ceremony.


43 posted on 09/09/2010 9:20:59 AM PDT by This Just In
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To: This Just In

Read the other posts.


44 posted on 09/09/2010 9:22:38 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

“Tongue and Cheek” man, “Tongue and Cheek” (adding levity to the situation).”

I see, I see. I’m still working on that first cup of coffee. Should be kicking in any minute now.

Cheers!
TJI


45 posted on 09/09/2010 9:22:43 AM PDT by This Just In
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To: dps.inspect

...sale of qurans at an all time high in America after international flag burning day...


46 posted on 09/09/2010 9:24:01 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (Language, Borders, Culture, Full employment for those here legally)
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To: tbpiper
Do you sincerely believe that this action is something that God would lead a pastor to do to comply with the great commission? Bear in in mind that if Rev. Dimwit burns the korans in this country, muslims are likely to burn your fellow Christians (again) in their countries.

Let's have a pop-quiz: If this church burns korans, and the Muzzies kill Christians in retribution, who's fault is that? The church in Florida? Or the Muzzies doing the killing?

According to our General in Afghan, and you, it would not be the Muzzies fault, it would be the pastor in Florida's fault. 9/11/01 was our fault after all. The terrorists have indeed won, and in less than a decade.

47 posted on 09/09/2010 9:26:18 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Build a man a fire; he'll be warm for a night. Set a man on fire; he'll be warm the rest of his life)
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To: This Just In

The burning moved into the political realm a long time ago.


48 posted on 09/09/2010 9:29:39 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (If America falls, darkness will cover the face of the earth for a thousand years)
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To: tbpiper

Muslims have been burning, beheading, and generally killing Christians for no reason other than the fact that they are Christians for over a thousand years. You can hardly make the claim that this action will insight violence.

To be a committed Muslim is to be violent.


49 posted on 09/09/2010 9:29:48 AM PDT by This Just In
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To: reagandemocrat
“Instead, put it in a jar of urine and demand federal funding.”

Actually, that sounds like a better idea. Book burning has a (deservedly) bad rap.

In fact, it would be interesting to see a side-by-side photographic display of blasphemous Christian ‘art’ (piss Christ, dung Madonna, etc. etc.) with comparable pieces of ‘art’ that blasphemes Islam. Piss Koran, dung Mohammad, etc. etc. Clearly, that would be “art”, and we all know that “art” is sacrosanct (irony intended).

50 posted on 09/09/2010 9:29:55 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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