Skip to comments.!!!DON'T BURN THAT KORAN!!!
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.
Careful with that ax, Eugene................
Instead, put it in a jar of urine and demand federal funding.
If you envy Islam you at best don't understand Christianity very well.
I am having cookout this Saturday. My fire starter for the charcoal will be a copy of the koran.
L.O.L.....liberals have no balls.
Damn the torpedoes
I did not read that as envy. Simply lamenting on the facts.
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...
You don’t understand tongue-and-cheek my friend...
Do Not Taunt Happy Fun Ball!
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.
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...
Burning evil books is as Christian as apple pie ~
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.
You are correct:
Um, that would be tongue-in-cheek, our friend...
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.
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.
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.
He is a man, nonetheless...
“Burning evil books is as Christian as apple pie ~”
So which do you have a problem with, Christianity or apple pie?
It’s been a great fire starter for centuries...
...but would you support the man’s right, is the whole point... I do and will not cower from it...
Burn, baby burn!
Did the poster mean, perhaps, the Mafia method, or dry wit?
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?!
So you've been initiated as well as baptized?
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.
Amazing that something as insignificant as this could finally start WWIII for real. Not as if that’s happened before...
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.
There are a number of U-tube videos of burning Korans ~ I just tried logging into several of them but they are currently OVERSUBSCRIBED.
“Ah, yes, the “secret ceremonies”!
So you’ve been initiated as well as baptized?”
“Tongue and Cheek” man, “Tongue and Cheek” (adding levity to the situation).
Do not expose radical muslims to light...
Do not allow radical muslims on concrete.
Discontinue use of Islam if any of the following occurs:
tingling in extremities
loss of balance or coordination
or heart palpitations
desire to commit honor murders
bombing of 3000 innocence people.
I would hardly describe church gatherings as “secret ceremonies” no more than I describe a church marshmallow roast as a “secret” ceremony.
Read the other posts.
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.
...sale of qurans at an all time high in America after international flag burning day...
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.
The burning moved into the political realm a long time ago.
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.
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).