Skip to comments.Tehran Says Israel Behind Koran-Burning Plan (and Bush's Fault)
Posted on 09/09/2010 9:07:10 AM PDT by kristinn
Tehran on Thursday said that Israel was behind the plan by a United States pastor to burn copies of the Koran on the ninth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the official news agency IRNA reported.
"The software for this plan was made by the Zionists (Israel) following their defeats against Muslims and the Islamic world," Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said in a meeting with foreign diplomats in Tehran.
Mottaki also blamed former US President George W Bush, saying Bush's religious rhetoric after the September 11 attacks led to Islamophobia in the US.
Ayatollah Safi Golpaygani, one of the senior clergy figures in Iran, had on Wednesday harshly condemned the Koran-burning plan and called on the US administration to arrest Terry Jones.
He further warned that if such a "gruesome and inhuman act" took place, Muslims would hold the administration of President Barack Obama responsible.
Yup, and our illegal immigrants, gangs, corruption in our government, high taxes, unemployment, etc, etc, is Israels fault also. Bunch of world idiots.
“Mottaki also blamed former US President George W Bush, saying Bush’s religious rhetoric after the September 11 attacks led to Islamophobia in the US.”
Who puts out “Koran Burning v1.0” software?
I’m thinking either Adobe or EA.
Maybe *that* is why Duke Nukem Forever is taking so long.
It sounds like he uses the same teleprompter as The One....
Muslims would hold the administration of President Barack Obama responsible.
Well, I’m glad someone is holding him responsible.
Now that’s funny. The odds are (and I haven’t researched it, but...) I would guess that the folks from Dove are probably neo-supersessionists who are as likely to hate the Jews for crucifying Jesus as much as they hate Islam.
We need to make an eternal flame monument to freedom fueled by Korans and kept lit 24/7/365.
Israel is pretty good if they found this little church in rural Gainesville and convinced the pastor to burn korans. LOL
And the holocaust didn’t happen.
Cool. This is almost as hilarious as the Danish cartoon incident.
Pentecostals are controlled by the vast international Zionist conspiracy doncha know?
I have lost what little respect I had for Islam, but if these idiots actually believe what their Imams tell them - we’d better get used to the fact that sooner or later we’re going to have to have it out.
As in - wipe them out.
All of them...to paraphrase the Emperor in Star Wars.
software for this plan??? what does that even mean?
Let’s blame it on Bill Gates for giving the Mossad Windows to use...
I suppose Isreal is behind the Cordoba Mosque too?
OOps, I meant Israel
They think it takes software to come up with the idea to burn a book????
These people aren’t really that stupid are they?
I also don’t need software to pour my coffee, mow my lawn, feed my dog, or even sit on my chair.
You have a quirky, “out of the box” imagination that deserves recognition and praise...
Sorry but anti-semitism is more the province of the left. Just look at the recent Time magazine cover and article. supersessionism has nothing to do with anti-semitism.
I am so sick of this non-news. When was the last time the media and world leaders cared this much about some dude desecrating symbols of a religion or idea he didn’t like?
Burning Korans is pointless and dumb, but so is being obsessed with it.
Even if NO koran is burned this Saturday, it’s probably too late and is already a done deal in their minds. Up to now, the non-event has been given way too much publicity. The fun may start next, or even this, Friday after services.
You're most likely right about this. It is a done deal one way or the other.
“L’shana Tovah!” Muslims outraged!
Interpol just warned of terror attacks if this preacher goes through with this Koran burning. Good grief..the whole world is going crazy over one preacher with 50 followers. Something doesn’t add up here.
I am starting to believe this whole thing is being set up as the scapegoat if a terror attack happens on our shores in the coming weeks. They know something we don’t. Likely that an attack has already been planned long ago and will be carried out soon. Add this to the Taliban announcing today that ‘soon they will have victory’ and we might just have the Obama ‘October Surprise’. A terror attack on US shores that they will blame on conservatives and christians. Obama will then have the power to stop the elections and then use the incident to destroy our chances to win back Congress. Far fetched tin foil stuff perhaps...but not beyond the realm of possibility given the evil of Obama and his ruling class thugs.
Pray for our country.
He further warned that if such a “gruesome and inhuman act” took place,”
Who’s about to whip, then stone a woman to death that is being persecuted for a Photoshop’d picture that’s not her, according to her son’s statement?
These mullahs are the bane to the muslim world’s development, really.
It’s OLD already.
...attacks are planned and coordinated well in advance.
All they want and need is a convenient excuse.
If you REALLY want to see them lose their minds, draw a cartoon.
In fact, a cartoon of somebody burning a quran might make them madder than the actual burning of the book.
Muslims hate cartoons!
“I also dont need software to pour my coffee, mow my lawn, feed my dog, or even sit on my chair.”
Well of course you don’t but the inbred savages do. Why do you think they have “ask the imam”? They don’t know if it’s ok to take a dump without checking first! I’m convinced that these people are beyond any means of living in the 21st century.
“Bush’s religious rhetoric after the September 11 attacks led to Islamophobia in the US.”
Instead, I’m going to shred one, feed it to my neighbors pigs and then have a neighborhood Pig Pickin’. I’ll video the event and put it on youtube.
I pray you are wrong, but I do not disagree with one single word of your post.
You are right that anti-semitism--at least in its anti-Israel form--is more the province of the Left. But there are many flavors of supersessionism and I would expect the 'Dove' folks to be on the fringe. Perhaps even as far out as the Identity folks.
Unfortunately I can't research that because their servers have been shut down, reportedly for violating their ISP's 'hate-speech' rules. While I loathe the position that Dove has taken, I am even more concerned about 'hate-speech' rules. That is a very slippery slope.
what in the world are those idiots in Iran smoking?
This whole thing is obviously not about burning books. It’s about how much the jihadis hate us and how much the left and the media love the jihadis and how much the jihadis and the left and the media all hate Christians and Jews.
Exactly..but my point is WHO actually wants to use this as an excuse? My guess is the Obama cult media and Obama himself want to use this as an excuse and political weapon when we get hit. Islamists don’t need excuses..their ‘excuses’ are their own beliefs.
It’s amazing how much time BHO devoted to the subject.
STEPHANOPOULOS: Let me ask you about Pastor Terry Jones. He gave a press conference today. Says he’s going to go through with burning the Korans. Is there anything you can say to him to convince him not to?
OBAMA: If he’s listening, I just hope he understands that what he’s proposing to do is completely contrary to our values of Americans. That this country has been built on the notions of religious freedom and religious tolerance. And as a very practical matter, as commander of chief of the Armed Forces of the United States I just want him to understand that this stunt that he is talking about pulling could greatly endanger our young men and women in uniform who are in Iraq, who are in Afghanistan. We’re already seeing protests against Americans just by the mere threat —
STEPHANOPOULOS: What more could happen?
OBAMA: —that he’s making.
STEPHANOPOULOS: What are you worried about?
OBAMA: Well, look, the this is a recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda. You know, you could have serious violence in places like Pakistan or Afghanistan. This could increase the recruitment of individuals who’d be willing to blow themselves up in American cities, or European cities. You know and so you know, I just hope that, he says he’s he’s someone who s motivated by his faith.
STEPHANOPOULOS:And he says he’s praying on it.
OBAMA:Yeah. I hope he listens to those better angels.
STEPHANOPOULOS:Well, let me—
OBAMA:And understands that this is a destructive act that he’s engaging in.
STEPHANOPOULOS:I wonder what this must feel like from behind your desk. You’re President of the United States. You have to deal with the fallout. And he’s a pastor who’s got 30 followers in his church. Does it make you feel helpless or angry?
OBAMA: It, well it is frustrating. Now, on the other hand, we are a government of laws. And so, we have to abide by those laws. And my understanding is that he can be cited for public burning. But that’s the extent of the laws that we have available to us. You know, part of this country’s history is people doing destructive or offensive or harmful things. And yet, we still have to make sure that we’re following the laws. And that’s part of what I love about this country.
What is interesting about this koran burning issue is the fact that it isn’t an issue if it involves Bibles. There is a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan whose family shipped him boxes of Bibles to give to muslims. The U.S. army confiscated the Bibles and burned them. Have you heard this on the news? Only El Rushbo talked about it.
“Following Israel’s defeats in the Muslim world”? When? Muslims got eradicated in 1967 and 1973.
oooo Castro wont like that
Add that to the fact that Obama,the dems and the media sure didn’t worry about AQ ‘recruitment’ fallout over the Abu Graib and Gitmo so called ‘torture’ stuff a few years ago. They didn’t worry one bit!
This stuff is seriously starting to give me a chill down my spine. Something doesn’t add up.
Is it just me or does it seem like Muslims are moving further and further BACK to the dark ages.
I mean even our homegrown anti-semites aren’t THIS crazy.( as far as I know) Although I don’t frequent their sites.
Thanks for posting that. Now, tell me what you think about the Ground Zero mosque imam, Bammy.
I think this nutty pastor has hit on something quite by accident. It’s like he put a hole in the ship just so the rats would be flushed out. And look at em’ run.
What if you downloaded the Koran in PDF format, made 10,000 copies, saved it on a USB drive, and then tossed it in the microwave?
What a pathetic little man. He’d be scary if he weren’t such a cowardly bully.
Agreed. No quarter. Islam attacked us, not some radical muzzies. It’s time to fight back. Let Christianity RULE!! (OK...I’ll tone it down: Let FREEDOM LOVERS RULE!!! Is that better?)
Wouldn’t it be better to offer those 10,000 copies for free on the ‘net with instructions to Print, Then Burn? Just sayin’