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Afghans protest Quran burning plan, torch US flag
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Posted on 09/09/2010 11:33:36 AM PDT by Cubs Fan

Afghans protest Quran burning plan, torch US flag

KABUL, Afghanistan – Hundreds of angry Afghans burned a U.S. flag and chanted "Death to the Christians" on Thursday to protest plans by a small American church to torch copies of the Muslim holy book on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

Religious and political leaders across the Muslim world, as well as several U.S. officials, have asked the church to call off the plan, warning it would lead to violence against Americans. Iraq, worried that it will unleash a backlash against all Christians, has beefed up security near churches.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bibleburning; doublestandard; islam; koran; military; muslims; obama; palin; terrorism; usflag
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There we go, not just a religion of peace but a bunch of people who truly believe in fairness-- They have the right to burn our stuff and we don't have a right to burn theirs.

You know in the old America if they had threatened to kill our troups over a koran burning we would have replied "for every one you kill of us you kill we will kill a hundred of you."

But alas, this is wussy America run by liberals and rinos who think that muslims threats of violence trump constitutional rights.

1 posted on 09/09/2010 11:33:39 AM PDT by Cubs Fan
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To: Cubs Fan

should have read-

“for every one of us you kill we will kill a hundred of you.”

apologies


2 posted on 09/09/2010 11:36:09 AM PDT by Cubs Fan (American Constitutional rights ARE NOT subject to muslim approval)
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To: Cubs Fan

Just keep in mind that they recently killed something like a dozen aid workers because they were Christians.

Thats prior to the book burnings. You’re in danger if they burn the books. You’re in danger if they don’t.


3 posted on 09/09/2010 11:36:28 AM PDT by marron
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To: Cubs Fan

They haven’t burned the Joran yet and already they are burning the flag when in fact they have been burning the flag for forty years or more.

These terrorists never stop.

These terrorists are intolerant of other religions.

Nothing we do or don’t do is going to change the minds of these terrorists.

They will remain terrorists until we gladly send them to Allah.


4 posted on 09/09/2010 11:37:37 AM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: Cubs Fan
You can thank that moron pastor for this and many more events to come.
5 posted on 09/09/2010 11:39:28 AM PDT by McGruff (How's that Hopey Changey thingy workin for ya?)
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To: Cubs Fan

Saudi Arabia Desecrates Hundreds of Bibles Annually
Saudi Institute ^ | Friday, 20 May 2005 | by Zachary Liben

http://www.arabianews.org/english/article.cfm?qid=175&sid=2

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1410190/posts

Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2005 10:07:42 AM by paltz

Washington DC - The Saudi government burns and desecrates hundreds of bibles its security forces confiscate after raids on Christian expatriates worshiping privately or at border crossings.
As a matter of official policy, the government either incinerates or dumps bibles, crosses and other Christian paraphernalia.

Hundreds of Christian worshipers are arrested every year by Saudi police in raids on their private gatherings. Bibles, crosses and printed materials are confiscated and later burnt or dumped into trash. Bibles and other Christian paraphernalia found with travelers into the country are confiscated and destroyed.

Although considered as holy in Islam and mentioned in the Koran dozens of times, the Bible is banned in Saudi Arabia, and is confiscated and destroyed by government officials.

...The American State Department had no comment on this issue.


6 posted on 09/09/2010 11:40:39 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Saudi Arabia desecrates hundreds of seized bibles annually. Obama, when are you going to speak out?)
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To: Cubs Fan

Yep, lets rock and roll, they have been killing us since the
crusades, we just don’t get along, I hope all over the world burns it, Bhuddist, Atheist, Hindu’s, Christians, just say it, Islam, may it rot in Hell..


7 posted on 09/09/2010 11:41:01 AM PDT by aeonspromise
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To: Cubs Fan

No one would have even known about this if the MSM had not set it on fire.. I say any blood spilled is on their hands..


8 posted on 09/09/2010 11:41:41 AM PDT by just me (Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom. (John Adams)
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To: McGruff
I blame Professor Ward Churchill calling those murdered in the WTC attacks “Little Eichmanns” and Jemeriah Wright's church of God “Damn” America saying that we deserved it.
9 posted on 09/09/2010 11:42:14 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Saudi Arabia desecrates hundreds of seized bibles annually. Obama, when are you going to speak out?)
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To: McGruff

I think the barbarians are to thank for this..


10 posted on 09/09/2010 11:42:14 AM PDT by aeonspromise
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To: McGruff

Do you ever wonder why zero is popular with the muslimes?

Go see

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2585916/posts?page=27#27


11 posted on 09/09/2010 11:43:07 AM PDT by himno hero
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To: just me

The 30 days of front page coverage of the Abu Ghraib photos also “endangered” troops and led directly to the hasty murder of kidnap victims like Nick Berg.


12 posted on 09/09/2010 11:43:22 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Saudi Arabia desecrates hundreds of seized bibles annually. Obama, when are you going to speak out?)
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To: Cubs Fan
Eventually Americans will get fed up with being pushed around and collectively we will lose out temper. ( Bush was very restrained in his 9/11 response. If he had nuked Kabul on 9/12 very few Americans would have been upset.) And we never saw what happened to the hundreds who jumped from the towers. Unfortunately for the rest of the world, when America loses it's morals thanks to the progressives, the world will see a death machine rolling over them that will make the Nazi's and Communists look like pikers. I can see the progressive greens eliminating 90% of the worlds population to create an environmental utopia. If we wanted to eliminate Bin laden and the Taliban we could, as long as we didn't care about "collateral damage". So Afghani's - burn our flag, and eventually the America you hate will go away... You just might not like what replaces it.

13 posted on 09/09/2010 11:43:51 AM PDT by Waverunner (")
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To: McGruff
HAHAHA Who's the Moron??!! I would never consider burning my Koran, I've found a much better use for it. Image and video hosting by TinyPic
14 posted on 09/09/2010 11:44:15 AM PDT by MtnMan101 (THE PROBLEM WITH SOCIALISUM IS THAT YOU EVENTUALLY RUN OUT OF OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY)
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To: marron

Why anyone would walk on eggshells regarding the cult of islam is beyond me. We should be converting them to Christianity, just like Ann Coulter suggested so long ago.


15 posted on 09/09/2010 11:45:04 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Cubs Fan

Announce to the world;

Get out of afganistan.

Get out now.

In thirty days we will pull all our troops out.

If you are still there, you’re on your own.

Bring all troops home that are in muslim controlled contries. Close all embasies in those countries. Nobody from those countries may enter the USA.

If you give aid to them, you will not do business in america. Including the UN.

In 90 days we will stop doing business with any gov’t run by muslims.

This includes saudi arabia. You do business with saudi arabia, close your embasies in the US and go home.


16 posted on 09/09/2010 11:46:08 AM PDT by maine yankee
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To: Ev Reeman; Revolting cat!; The Comedian
They haven’t burned the Joran yet and already they are burning the flag when in fact they have been burning the flag for forty years or more.

Rachel Corrie knew that she would have a pressing engagement so she burned the American flag before this issue ever came up.


17 posted on 09/09/2010 11:46:20 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Saudi Arabia desecrates hundreds of seized bibles annually. Obama, when are you going to speak out?)
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To: Cubs Fan

OK fess up now...

Who was it that burned a Koran on Sept 10, 2001 ???


18 posted on 09/09/2010 11:46:47 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: McGruff
You can thank that moron pastor for this and many more events to come.

You know its only too bad people like you weren't around for the founding of the country, then you could have written the first amendment the way it should have been written

You have freedom of speech*

*unless it offends muslims

You are such a courageous and principled american, hurray for you!!!!!!!!!

19 posted on 09/09/2010 11:46:54 AM PDT by Cubs Fan (American Constitutional rights ARE NOT subject to muslim approval)
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To: McGruff

So do you think this is the first American flag that a muslim has burned? They have been burning flags and killing Americans for a long time.

Funny thing, though. Nobody has burned the Koran yet.

Muslims will provoke things and then blame the people they are provoking.

They do it to Jews all the time.


20 posted on 09/09/2010 11:47:08 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Cubs Fan

I wonder how GW would have handled this situation, if it had ever happened during his Presidency. Any thoughts?


21 posted on 09/09/2010 11:47:31 AM PDT by LurkedLongEnough
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To: Cubs Fan

the only way to get the respect of these sandrats and camel-jockeys is to turn off the dollar spigot and yank the 5th Fleet home-overnight.

That’ll get their attention. NOTHING ELSE WILL.


22 posted on 09/09/2010 11:48:34 AM PDT by mo
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To: a fool in paradise

The Corrie in her name always reminds me of Corrie ten Boom

However those 2 women were light years apart in religion, politics and ideology...

“The Hiding Place”


23 posted on 09/09/2010 11:49:43 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: marron

I am just curious.

Nine Years ago, how many Fringe “Christian” Churches burned Korans to Cause the Terrorist Attacks on 9/11/01?

Up till THAT point, weren’t they just burning Elvis and Beatles Records?


24 posted on 09/09/2010 11:50:54 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: pissant
We should be converting them to Christianity, just like Ann Coulter suggested so long ago.

In the end, thats the right answer. Half the earth is under the thrall of a death cult, and Coulter had it right.

25 posted on 09/09/2010 11:52:06 AM PDT by marron
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To: LurkedLongEnough

Big pile of ashes in the Rose Garden...


26 posted on 09/09/2010 11:52:11 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Cubs Fan

The very reason we all need to burn a Koran tomorrow. I am going to download one, print it out and burn it. These islam bastards need to be taught a lesson, that lesson is we are not afraid of you, you head chopping bastards.


27 posted on 09/09/2010 11:52:17 AM PDT by calex59
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To: All

I think we need a nationwide Koran Burning Day !

I’m sick of this sh*t !!!


28 posted on 09/09/2010 11:53:35 AM PDT by Jeffrey_D. (Freedom includes Free Market....no Feds needed!)
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To: McGruff
You can thank that moron pastor for this and many more events to come.

Why? It was these savages who chose on their own to act like this. You certainly don't see Afghans in the USA being targeted for retaliation because of these actions.

It is not the fault of the pastor in Florida, or anyone else, if a small group of uncivilized savages chooses to run amok and cause trouble.

29 posted on 09/09/2010 11:53:35 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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If Karzai has any balls he’ll investigate who funded that demonstration with those pre-printed green signs denouncing America...

...it’s there the provisional governments enemies lay.

Or we could pull out of there and let their friends the Taliban ‘govern’ them once again.

It laughable that this pos excuse for a country...this hellhole that doesn’t even have toilet paper can protest what goes on over here.


30 posted on 09/09/2010 11:54:06 AM PDT by exPBRrat
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To: Cubs Fan
This from the party of peace. Both Bush and Obama say The Muslim religion is peaceful whole the facts keep piling up they are only saying that enough for people to believe it. all we see of the Muslim faith is death, destruction and threats. Most Muslim countries persecute Christians, far worse than burning a Koran a book of hatred, parts of which moderate Muslims say they don't follow.

The Government under Bush and Obama have had the FBI , Defense Department, and the State Department endorse a Terrorist front group to train their departments and act as the lead spokes group for Moderates. even FOX has accepted CAIR. We let radical Imams into our prisons and to write text for our schools.
We keep asking, “Where are the Moderates”. Some have spoken out but have not been able to influence change and none have gotten close to the position of acceptance of a spokes group as CAIR.

All we see is large numbers of extremists and extreme regimes.

31 posted on 09/09/2010 11:55:16 AM PDT by paguch
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I can’t type what I really want to type as I suspect I’d receive a visit from Obozo’s brown shirts if I did. So, I’ll just say, instead, these peaceful mooselimbs surely know how to demonstrate the high road /s.


32 posted on 09/09/2010 11:55:21 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Papa of two new Army Brats! Congrats to my Soldier son and his wife.)
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To: McGruff

[You can thank that moron pastor for this and many more events to come.]

Yeah, because prior to this those peace loving muslims would have never considered burning an American flag, or raping, beheading, flying planes into towers, stoning people to death, or cutting people’s heads off either.


33 posted on 09/09/2010 11:55:38 AM PDT by KansasGirl (No, I do not proofread.)
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To: Waverunner
I agree the Greens are probably as dangerous as Islam.

They still believe in man-made global warming despite the evidence.
They want us to “Live long and die out”

34 posted on 09/09/2010 11:58:33 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (Language, Borders, Culture, Full employment for those here legally)
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To: Cubs Fan

Just another day in the middle east.


35 posted on 09/09/2010 11:59:25 AM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: LurkedLongEnough

I think Bush would have the good sense to stay out of it.


36 posted on 09/09/2010 11:59:34 AM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: Cubs Fan

I may not say this right, but agree or disagree with this preacher’s intentions, it will underscore for the world (once again) just how much we are hated by the Muslem faith. I see that as a good reminder, and a necessary glimpse into reality. Not only that, these media images coming from the Middle East will probably force Obama to play his cards and expose a little more how he really feels. Choose sides, put out fires, open up, express scorn, extend an olive branch, or declare wars. Whatever the case, the monkey will be on his back.


37 posted on 09/09/2010 12:02:42 PM PDT by mikhailovich
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To: McGruff
You can thank that moron pastor for this and many more events to come.
Who do we have to thank for all of the previous flag burnings and terrorist attacks?
Surely there must be someone we can blame. Bush I? Clinton? Bush II?
How about Muhammad?

By George, I think I've got it! Blame Muhammad!

38 posted on 09/09/2010 12:02:51 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: aeonspromise
I think the barbarians are to thank for this...

Amen to that. Those who think that someone burning a book that they happen to own is a causal factor in someone committing murder or terror is woefully mistaken.

Muslims detest the existence of non-muslims and will kill regardless of perceived provocation.

39 posted on 09/09/2010 12:03:41 PM PDT by Never on my watch (Why does the Left think Muslims are going to behave as Christians?)
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To: McGruff

Get real. They have been burning the US flag on several occasions and will do so again anytime they feel like doing it (like when we do not send them enough money).


40 posted on 09/09/2010 12:05:16 PM PDT by 353FMG (ISLAM - America's inevitable road to destruction.)
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To: Cubs Fan

They’re a bunch of crazy idiots. They’ll use any chance to burn, kill and destroy.

We do not want you or your koran among us. We do NOT mix.


41 posted on 09/09/2010 12:07:49 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (demonicRATS= Obama's Mosque, taxes, painful death. Is this what you want?)
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Oh, this flag-burning and protest is about the Koran burning? Sorry, I couldn't tell the difference between it and any of the others.

EX-CUUUUSE ME!
42 posted on 09/09/2010 12:10:41 PM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: MtnMan101

http://flushthekoran.blogspot.com/


43 posted on 09/09/2010 12:18:12 PM PDT by traderrob6
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To: McGruff; xzins; Cubs Fan
You can thank that moron pastor for this and many more events to come.

One single American Citizen exercising his Constitutional Right to burn a few pages of a single book and WWIII breaks out.

And of course all the fallout will fall on the Pastor and not on the terrorists who have been waging war against America since the fall of IRAN in 1979.

If this event helps to wake up America to the fact that we are actually in a global war (a Jihad against everything we as Americans believe in, then you betcha I will thank him for that event.

If people get killed, (and I would think Pastor Jones will be among the first) then I will blame the terrorists.

44 posted on 09/09/2010 12:19:33 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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I’m going to go out on a firm limb and guess that there were also Bibles burned at this “Death to Christians” mob gathering. I’m also going to guess that the AP deliberately left that part out of their story.


45 posted on 09/09/2010 12:20:07 PM PDT by Carling (Remember November)
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To: Cubs Fan

Did Obama “implore” them not to?


46 posted on 09/09/2010 12:22:16 PM PDT by my small voice (A biased media and an uneducated public is the biggest threat to our democracy)
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To: McGruff
You can thank that moron pastor for this and many more events to come.

I'm sure you are right. No pack of rabid moslems have ever burned an American flag before this insensitive provocation.

47 posted on 09/09/2010 12:23:50 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: righttackle44

RE:
“Oh, this flag-burning and protest is about the Koran burning?”

Dittos !!! And the “Koran burning” hasn’t even happened....yet


48 posted on 09/09/2010 12:29:43 PM PDT by Jeffrey_D. (Freedom includes Free Market....no Feds needed!)
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To: Ev Reeman

Yes he was not a divider.


49 posted on 09/09/2010 12:35:12 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Tzimisce

EXACTLY !yet our news media can’t wait to stir things up.This happens every other day over there. Our media want to win with Obama. Win WHAT though is the sad thing. They are against America and pro terrorists all under the guise of they’re bullshit political correctness.


50 posted on 09/09/2010 12:37:44 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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