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Islamic Group Places $2.2 Million Bounty on Head of Koran-burning Forida Pastor
hot air ^ | 3/24/11 | Howard Portnoy

Posted on 03/24/2011 9:37:17 AM PDT by Nachum

Well, Florida pastor Terry Jones has gone and done it. The evangelical minister, who threatened last September 11 to burn a copy of the Koran and then backed down in the face of public pressure, has made good on his incendiary promise. With 30 people present as witnesses, he set fire to a copy of the embattled religious text.

And, as happens in the event of real or imagined slights, the other shoe summarily dropped. No sooner had Jones fired up his Bic than an Islamic “court” in Pakistan found him guilty of the crime of desecrating the religion’s most holy book. The court then issued a fatwa—loosely translated as “death order—against him, as is their wont.

But here is where the story gets interesting. Pakistan’s Jamaat-ud-Dawah, a banned Islamic organization and suspected terrorist group, announced a bounty of 10 crore rupees for anyone who fulfills the fatwa on Jones. In case you’re wondering, that amount is equivalent to around $2.2 million—not exactly chicken feed. What ever happened to 72 virgins?

I became curious about whether this most supernal of religions actually sanctions killings for hire, so I did a little digging and found that indeed it does. One of the most famous examples of a fee-for-service fatwa involved Taslima Nasreen, an exiled Bangladeshi writer, who had been targeted for execution by Indian Muslim scholars. After Juma prayers at the Tipu Sultan mosque in Calcutta, Majidulla Khan Farhad announced “unlimited financial reward” to anybody who would kill the author.

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1 posted on 03/24/2011 9:37:23 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

The day after that minister goes, you muzzies had better guard your imams and houses of hate...er houses of worship.


2 posted on 03/24/2011 9:38:22 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Nachum

Those wonderful muzzies don’t burn bibles...they just chop off Christian heads.


3 posted on 03/24/2011 9:39:07 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Nachum

I’ll call him and stage his death, then donate the $2.2 million to a relief fund for military families.


4 posted on 03/24/2011 9:39:40 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

Do you really trust a muslim group to pay the $2.2 million?


5 posted on 03/24/2011 9:41:52 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Obama and the left are making a mockery of our country.)
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To: Nachum

The response to this fatwa from the so-called “moderate” or “peaceful” moslems is....(crickets)


6 posted on 03/24/2011 9:42:06 AM PDT by SZonian (July 27, 2010. Life begins anew.)
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To: SZonian

A “moderate” Muslim is merely one who doesn’t want to dirty his own hands.


7 posted on 03/24/2011 9:43:01 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Irritating a libtard is fun, and requires very little imagination.)
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To: Nachum

this is America, we don’t deal tolerantly with religious fanatics who issue hit orders on people who burn books


8 posted on 03/24/2011 9:43:51 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Nachum
Shouldn't that read:

Islamic Peace Group Places $2.2 Million Bounty on Head of Koran-burning Forida Pastor? (/snort)

9 posted on 03/24/2011 9:43:51 AM PDT by frog in a pot (We need a working definition of "domestic enemies" if the oath of office is to have meaning.)
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To: Nachum
Light 'em up boys. Might as well use that wasted paper for some heat.


10 posted on 03/24/2011 9:44:00 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Obama and the left are making a mockery of our country.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

“Do you really trust a muslim group to pay the $2.2 million?”

Yes I do. After all I’ll be getting paid by the Nigerian guy any day now. :)

They’ll use this to instill more hatred against America. IMO, its probably better to force their hand than allow the stealth methods they are currently using.


11 posted on 03/24/2011 9:44:15 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Nachum

what about the other 50 people that have burned kOrans? Are they going to be “targeted” too? Nah, prolly not high profile enough to help institute sharia law here; and it might do damage to their cause if all 50 get Sharia’d.

Those mOslems are FOCUSED LIKE A LASER on being a religion of peace, I tell you!


12 posted on 03/24/2011 9:44:24 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Nachum

The “Islamic group” is too chicken to do the deed itself.


13 posted on 03/24/2011 9:44:24 AM PDT by familyop ("Wanna cigarette? You're never too young to start." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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To: Nachum

This happens all the time with every religion. Just last night, I was watching a “Family Guy” episode and they were making fun of Jesus. Sure enough, some of the big megachurches in the Midwest have, coincidentially, just put a $2.2 million bounty for the death of Seth Green and the entire staff at Cartoon Network. Not to mention what the Israeli Knesset is willing to pay for the deaths of Woody Allen and Jackie Mason. Yeah, it’s just not Islam.


14 posted on 03/24/2011 9:45:32 AM PDT by redpoll
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To: Nachum
I wish Rev Fred Phelps would burn a koran....I could use $2.2 million bucks.
15 posted on 03/24/2011 9:46:17 AM PDT by Niteranger68 (Jared Lee Loughner - Disciple of Michael Moore)
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To: Nachum
***I became curious about whether this most supernal of religions actually sanctions killings for hire,*****

Whazza matta? Can't their allah do his own killing? Must he depend on the weak hand of man to “get back” at the infidel who just burned his own personal property?

Vengeance is mine, saith the LORD! I will Repay! Christians do not have to bloody their hands to protect GOD!

16 posted on 03/24/2011 9:47:26 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Visit the TOMMY FRANKS MILITARY MUSEUM in HOBART, OK. I did, well worth it!)
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17 posted on 03/24/2011 9:48:12 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: Nachum

Dozens of koran burnings on youtube. Why the fuss over this one?

Hey Muzzies! Pound sand! All y’all.


18 posted on 03/24/2011 9:48:55 AM PDT by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: Nachum
"After Juma prayers at the Tipu Sultan mosque in Calcutta, Majidulla Khan Farhad announced “unlimited financial reward” to anybody who would kill the author."

Unlimited financial rewards over there means 4 goats, a dozen chickens, and a two-for-one coupon at the local noodle house.

Does anyone ever think how they can collect a bounty on a man's head in reality? Like they are really going to hand you a bag with that much cash in it!

More likely they will ask if a check is okay and then post-date it next Friday and hope you don't catch it...

19 posted on 03/24/2011 9:49:46 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: redpoll

*** some of the big megachurches in the Midwest have, coincidentially, just put a $2.2 million bounty for the death of Seth Green and the entire staff at Cartoon Network.***

God can take care of himself without some church claiming to put up a bounty. It will be on God’s timetable, now ours.

Their foot shall slip, in due time...


20 posted on 03/24/2011 9:51:24 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Visit the TOMMY FRANKS MILITARY MUSEUM in HOBART, OK. I did, well worth it!)
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To: Nachum

In other news, a Christian Group Places $2.2 Million Bounty on Head of Crucifix in Urine Taxpayer Supported Artist.

/sarc


21 posted on 03/24/2011 9:51:44 AM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: Sacajaweau

Actually, they do burn bibles. Those confiscated by Saudi customs are often burned.


22 posted on 03/24/2011 9:52:15 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies
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To: Nachum

I am Sparticus.


23 posted on 03/24/2011 9:55:51 AM PDT by bkepley
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To: Nachum

Where can I get a copy of the Koran printed on one ply paper. I don’t want to clog my plumbing.


24 posted on 03/24/2011 9:57:42 AM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Abathar
Does anyone ever think how they can collect a bounty on a man's head in reality?

PayPal?

25 posted on 03/24/2011 9:57:42 AM PDT by Realism (Some believe that the facts-of-life are open to debate.....)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Our own military burns Bibles.

Military burns unsolicited Bibles sent to Afghanistan

http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/05/20/us.military.bibles.burned/


26 posted on 03/24/2011 9:57:50 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Realism

*snicker*


27 posted on 03/24/2011 10:01:11 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: bkepley
I am Sparticus. No, I'm Sparticus! :)
28 posted on 03/24/2011 10:02:04 AM PDT by Sparticus (Tar and feathers for the first dumbass Republican that uses the word bipartisanship.)
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To: Nachum

5 Million USD for any Jamaat-ud-Dawah pelt.


29 posted on 03/24/2011 10:03:52 AM PDT by NoLibZone (Impeach Obama & try him for treason / Homosexuals reject diversity / Unions finally caught for theft)
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To: Abathar
Does anyone ever think how they can collect a bounty on a man's head in reality?

Sure you can. And after you collect it they will charge you a 100% jizya for being a non believer, then kill you for ... well ... just because.

30 posted on 03/24/2011 10:04:53 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Nachum

31 posted on 03/24/2011 10:05:52 AM PDT by NoLibZone (Impeach Obama & try him for treason / Homosexuals reject diversity / Unions finally caught for theft)
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To: Nachum
No sooner had Jones fired up his Bic than an Islamic “court” in Pakistan found him guilty of the crime of desecrating the religion’s most holy book. The court then issued a fatwa—loosely translated as “death order—against him, as is their wont.

Ya know.. we could learn from Sharia Law.

When Islamists (political Islam, Sharia Law advocates) insult our heritage by such acts as demands that we adopt their laws we should have laws that make those insults capital offenses. How could Islamists object? They demand that we adopt Sharia.

32 posted on 03/24/2011 10:06:56 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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33 posted on 03/24/2011 10:07:06 AM PDT by NoLibZone (Impeach Obama & try him for treason / Homosexuals reject diversity / Unions finally caught for theft)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

...or the one putting up the money.


34 posted on 03/24/2011 10:08:07 AM PDT by SZonian (July 27, 2010. Life begins anew.)
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To: Nachum

Frank Beckmann, the 9-12 host at WJR in Detroit, had him on this morning. Why? Jones is coming to Michigan to protest in front of a mosque in Dearbornistan, the nation’s largest. Frank gently took him to task for being “incendiary” but Jones is still planning to come.

I’ll be sure to avoid the area. Not like I have an excuse to go to Dearbornistan, ever...


35 posted on 03/24/2011 10:09:07 AM PDT by Kieri (The Conservatrarian)
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To: Nachum

Anyone care to guess how many Nation of Islam recent graduates of the Federal or Florida prison systems live within a 50 mile radius of this pastor?


36 posted on 03/24/2011 10:11:21 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("All it takes for Evil to triumph is for good MEN to do nothing." Edmund Burke)
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To: driftdiver
Islamic Group Places $2.2 Million Bounty on Head of Koran-burning Forida Pastor

They don't have the money and even if they did, they wouldn't pay out.

But this does make me wonder...

I wonder how much the bounty would be if there was someone ripping out the pages and wiping their butt with it? Or have some pig chew on it?

37 posted on 03/24/2011 10:12:37 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Just saying.......)
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To: Nachum

Touch the pastor and the mosque dies!


38 posted on 03/24/2011 10:13:47 AM PDT by meyer (We will not sit down and shut up.)
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To: Da Coyote
The day after that minister goes, you muzzies had better guard your imams and houses of hate...er houses of worship.

I can foresee a string of tragic accidents. A long, long string.

39 posted on 03/24/2011 10:14:29 AM PDT by Dr. Sheldon Cooper (If Mohammed were alive today, he wouldnÂ’t be allowed to live within 1000 yards of a school.)
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To: Nachum
Photobucket The end times are here.
40 posted on 03/24/2011 10:14:44 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Nachum

Ohhhhhhhhh, that kind of stuff could NEVER happen in THIS country. /sarc


41 posted on 03/24/2011 10:17:55 AM PDT by crosshairs (You can say what you want about the South, but you never hear of anyone retiring and moving north.)
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To: Nachum

The pastor OWNED the book in question I would bet.

This means its his property to burn if he sees fit.


42 posted on 03/24/2011 10:19:30 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Sparticus

Yes, yes you are!

Meanwhile, I am a Godzilla variant.


43 posted on 03/24/2011 10:22:31 AM PDT by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: Nachum

Dearest Members of Jamaat-ud-Dawah:

Please send half of the reward for necessary expenses - small bills, US currency. If (I’m sorry, I mean WHEN) the job is completed, I will send for the rest.


44 posted on 03/24/2011 10:38:04 AM PDT by jda ("Righteousness exalts a nation . . .")
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To: Sacajaweau

They do if they find them. Generally they don’t burn bibles because their countries don’t allow bibles to be in the country. If found on entry, they are confiscated and destroyed.


45 posted on 03/24/2011 10:38:44 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Those who participate in a fatwa against any American will be judged and punished by God, we will make sure they get to trial, that’s all.


46 posted on 03/24/2011 10:49:14 AM PDT by devistate one four (USC 10.311 Militia Kimber CDP II .45 OORAH! TET68)
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To: NoLibZone

That...that has to be one of the absolutely funniest pictures of a koran I have seen ever. I mean...really...did you do that? ROFL!!!


47 posted on 03/24/2011 10:58:40 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Da Coyote

Where do we go to collect, Abdul? It might just be a charity case.


48 posted on 03/24/2011 11:04:34 AM PDT by STD (Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Imam Barrack Hussein Obama Launchs a War in Libya)
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To: Nachum; 3D-JOY; abner; Abundy; AGreatPer; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; alisasny; ALlRightAllTheTime; ..

Multiculturalism: be there or beheaded.

PING!


49 posted on 03/24/2011 11:04:50 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Follow me on Twitter @mpetrie98)
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To: Nachum

What we need is 300,000 Americans burning a copy of the Koran everywhere in America.

And then more.

They can’t kill all of us.

And any more Americans killed on our soil by terrorists—Mecca and Medina go.

Allah Fubar!


50 posted on 03/24/2011 11:07:34 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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