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Obama on riots in Afghanistan
Polotico44 ^ | 04/03/11 | POLITICO STAFF

Posted on 04/03/2011 9:37:30 AM PDT by ColdOne

The White House released a statement from President Obama on the riots in Afghanistan that were prompted by one U.S. church’s decision to burn Islam’s holy book, the Koran.

The president’s statement:

“Today, the American people honor those who were lost in the attack on the United Nations in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan. Once again, we extend our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of those who were killed, and to the people of the nations that they came from. The desecration of any holy text, including the Koran, is an act of extreme intolerance and bigotry. However, to attack and kill innocent people in response is outrageous, and an affront to human decency and dignity. No religion tolerates the slaughter and beheading of innocent people, and there is no justification for such a dishonorable and deplorable act. Now is a time

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; bhogwot; koranburning; terryjones

1 posted on 04/03/2011 9:37:33 AM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

The rioted over the soldiers who killed the civilians and took the pictures, and not the stupid pastor.....but that would reflect badly on “The One” so they deflect the blame.


2 posted on 04/03/2011 9:38:58 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ColdOne

Zer0 needs to show more respect and reverence to the US Constitution.


3 posted on 04/03/2011 9:40:56 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: ColdOne

Obama preaches at the Muslims. Ya that will work (sarc).


4 posted on 04/03/2011 9:42:53 AM PDT by MulberryDraw
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To: ColdOne

“No religion tolerates the slaughter and beheading of innocent people”

lol. Almost no religion. Just one.

As we see like this AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN.


5 posted on 04/03/2011 9:43:02 AM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many younger conservative Christians out there? __ Click my name)
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To: ColdOne
These Muslims burn the American flag...but that's okay, right??

He's siding with the Muslims and it's just plain WRONG.

6 posted on 04/03/2011 9:43:36 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: ColdOne

I wonder if the won considers “piss Christ” to be an act of extreme intolerance and bigotry? didn’t think so.


7 posted on 04/03/2011 9:46:49 AM PDT by henry_reardon
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To: Paladin2
Zer0 needs to show more respect and reverence to the US Constitution.

He can't show positive feelings towards something he loathes.


8 posted on 04/03/2011 9:48:14 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: Christian Engineer Mass
“No religion tolerates the slaughter and beheading of innocent people”

This is absolutely true. Islam-a-lama-ding-dong is NOT A RELIGION, it is a DEATH CULT. And the Koran is little more than a muslime comic book about a fake god and a pedophilic thief of a false prophet.
9 posted on 04/03/2011 9:49:47 AM PDT by NWFLConservative
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To: Paladin2
Zer0 needs to show more respect and reverence to the US Constitution.

The only Constitution for King Obama is his communists empire.

10 posted on 04/03/2011 9:56:18 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: ColdOne
The desecration of any holy text, including the Koran, is an act of extreme intolerance and bigotry.

The desecration of the Koran is a brave act of moral judgment that is correct and which is deserved by Islam.Islam is a cult and not a religion and does not deserve tolerance and freedom of religion.

11 posted on 04/03/2011 9:59:19 AM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: ColdOne

“No religion tolerates the slaughter and beheading of innocent people”

Islam does!


12 posted on 04/03/2011 10:07:31 AM PDT by tumblindice
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To: Christian Engineer Mass
“No religion tolerates the slaughter and beheading of innocent people”

This is a correct statement.

Thank you Mr Obama for acknowledging that islam is not a religion.

13 posted on 04/03/2011 10:14:06 AM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 801 of our national holiday from reality. - It's 3 AM, where is the 'president'?)
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To: ColdOne

At least this latest reaction from the Islam world can help dispel the “nation building” notion from policy makers (both left and right wing) here in the U.S. I can only hope.


14 posted on 04/03/2011 10:14:27 AM PDT by Shark24
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To: ColdOne
What country is this dope president of again? It's hard to tell.
15 posted on 04/03/2011 10:14:42 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: mjp
The desecration of any holy text ... is an act of extreme intolerance and bigotry.

Except when the Saudis confiscate and burn Bibles, of course...

16 posted on 04/03/2011 10:15:37 AM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 801 of our national holiday from reality. - It's 3 AM, where is the 'president'?)
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To: ColdOne

....and now, if you don’t mind, I have a tee time that requires my attention.


17 posted on 04/03/2011 10:16:16 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: ColdOne
No religion tolerates the slaughter and beheading of innocent people

Islam does.

18 posted on 04/03/2011 10:16:47 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: ColdOne

“The desecration of any holy text, including the Koran”

There is nothing holy about the queeran. It was written in evil, by evil and directed to keep evil in this world.


19 posted on 04/03/2011 10:21:12 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: ColdOne
No religion tolerates the slaughter and beheading of innocent people, and there is no justification for such a dishonorable and deplorable act.

Could this jerk possibly be any further out of touch with reality? That must be a cozy alternative universe he inhabits.

Here are two clues for you, Mr. President:
1. What religion tolerates slaughter and beheading? Islam.
2. What is the justification? The Koran.

20 posted on 04/03/2011 10:27:47 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: ColdOne

Barry calls for restraint on both sides and is organizing a beer summit to be held at a neutral location.


21 posted on 04/03/2011 10:38:13 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: ColdOne

What he really meant to say:

I stand with my people over their outrage of the desecration of the world’s only true holy book. On behalf of the United States I deeply apologize for this action and will appropiate $20 billion to implement Islamic sensitivity classes in the re-education camps we are constructing.


22 posted on 04/03/2011 10:47:49 AM PDT by rfreedom4u ("A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against thos against good government.")
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To: ColdOne

I’m sure Obama would be utterly indifferent to the desecration of the Bible or the sacred texts of any other religion other than Islam.


23 posted on 04/03/2011 11:02:05 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: ColdOne
nobama: No religion tolerates the slaughter and beheading of innocent people, and there is no justification for such a dishonorable and deplorable act.

Daniel Pearl,
Kenneth Bigley,
Nick Berg,
et al

nobama, you're a POS twit. Once again you have embarrassed me and my country. SD&STFU, please?

24 posted on 04/03/2011 11:31:14 AM PDT by upchuck (Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: Sacajaweau
What happened to the "don't rush to judgment" or "wait until we have all the facts" as in the Christmas bomber or Major Hassan murder rampage? Now, it's okay to rush to judgment.

The idea that burning a koran in Florida "sparked" the murderous rampages of the Muslims is just ludicrous.

They have to be savages first, weened on hatred and imbecility and lead by mad Imams in order to go on a murderous rampage. Who's fault is that?

I think eventually, the civilized world is going to have to impose a quarantine on the savages. No contact, no aid, no supplies. They need to learn to live by the fruits of their own production. Civilize or die. A sad conclusion, but this stuff has been going on since Mohammed himself.

25 posted on 04/03/2011 11:43:27 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (.Are they stupid, malicious or evil?)
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To: henry_reardon

The “piss Christ” thing was art. Since the artist was conveying an artistic symbolic message, then it’s okay. Then nobody can be offended. (sarcasm)


26 posted on 04/03/2011 12:06:07 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Verginius Rufus

Why does Obama pronounce “Koran” with a distinctive inflection similar to how it’s pronounced in Arabic????


27 posted on 04/03/2011 12:08:03 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Jabba the Nutt

The saudis owe us for 9/11 to the tune of 3500 innocent civilians massacred, (2) 110 story office towers and contents, 4 airplanes, and lost business revenues.

The next POTUs who isnt a god damned muslim or in bed with the saudis should demand reparations from the ragheads of 1 trillion dollars payable in $50 a barrel oil, or else.


28 posted on 04/03/2011 12:15:52 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: ColdOne
The desecration of any holy text, including the Koran, is an act of extreme intolerance and bigotry. However, to attack and kill innocent people in response is outrageous, and an affront to human decency and dignity.

What a deplorable statement that is, tacitly making excuses for these murders. I cannot wait until we have a President Palin in office.

29 posted on 04/03/2011 12:31:09 PM PDT by snowsislander
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30 posted on 04/03/2011 12:39:41 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: COBOL2Java

His Constitutional studies were solely for the purpose of understanding his enemy.


31 posted on 04/03/2011 12:43:48 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: snowsislander; Nachum
That’s how I read it, too. Burning a book that commands its adherents to kill innocent people is extreme intolerance and bigotry, but following the dictates of that book by killing people who are there to make life better for their attackers, is outrageous and an affront. The word you want, Mr. 0, is EVIL.
32 posted on 04/03/2011 4:15:40 PM PDT by TenthAmendmentChampion (Darwinism is to Genesis as Global Warming is to Revelations.)
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