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Time Magazine's Joe Klein: Qur'an-burning an "act as murderous as any suicide bomber's"
Jihad Watch ^ | 4/5/11 | Robert

Posted on 04/05/2011 7:40:10 PM PDT by Nachum

Jones, of course, killed no one. Suicide bombers kill as many people as they can for Allah. But Joe Klein is by no means alone in assuming that Muslims cannot control themselves and respond to insult with anything but threats and murder, and thus cannot be held responsible for their own actions. He thus reveals again the multicultural Left's bigotry and ethnocentrism. "Joe Klein Reserves Spot in Hell for Koran-burning Pastor Who's As 'Murderous' As 'Suicide Bombers,'" by Ken Shepherd for NewsBusters, April 4 (thanks to James):

Burning a copy of the Koran is morally equivalent to flying a plane into the World Trade Center and equally eternally damnable.

That's essentially the fatwa of Time magazine's Joe Klein in an April 1 blog post at the magazine's Swampland blog.

Klein was condemning Florida pastor Terry Jones's "trial" and subsequent burning of a Koran which allegedly have sparked a murderous rampage against UN workers in Afghanistan last week:

[T]here should be no confusion about this: Jones's act was murderous as any suicide bomber's. If there is a hell, he's just guaranteed himself an afterlifetime membership.


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KEYWORDS: dhimmitude; joe; joeazzoleklein; joeklein; kenshepherd; klein; koranburning; magazines; newsbusters; swamplandblog; time; timemag; timemagazine
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Joe, you have earned your place in infamy.
1 posted on 04/05/2011 7:40:18 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

And yet the placement of a crucifix in urine is not.


2 posted on 04/05/2011 7:41:12 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Nachum

How quick these people are to appease the muslims. I’m sure they’ll welcome their muslim overlords gladly while throwing we Christians to the lions.


3 posted on 04/05/2011 7:42:44 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: Steely Tom

Or burning of the American flag.


4 posted on 04/05/2011 7:42:44 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Obama's 2012 Slogan: "We've got what it takes, to take what you've got"!)
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To: Nachum
If there is a hell, he's just guaranteed himself an afterlifetime membership.

Only if Allah is the one true god.

And he's not.

He's just a worthless old moon god; Satan masquerading as God. A trick designed to fool weak-minded fools like Klein.

5 posted on 04/05/2011 7:42:50 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: Nachum

...I always love it when journalists begin lecturing us on the evils of free press and free speech....


6 posted on 04/05/2011 7:43:47 PM PDT by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: Steely Tom

Or the U.S. military burning THOUSANDS of Bibles.

Obama was AGAINST the flag burning Constitutional amendment. Why do I get the feeling Zero would support the same thing banning the Koran? Or, more likely, there’ll be some UN global ‘hate crime’ (thought crime) law to impose on our Constitutional rights. Remember, UN trumps US law, according to the Usurper.


7 posted on 04/05/2011 7:44:18 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Nachum
Been hitting the acid a bit hard lately, eh Joe?
8 posted on 04/05/2011 7:44:50 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("...crush the bourgeoisie... between the millstones of taxation and inflation." --Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Nachum
That's essentially the fatwa of Time magazine's Joe Klein in an April 1 blog post at the magazine's Swampland blog.

Who knows? Could have been an April Fool's joke.

Nah.

9 posted on 04/05/2011 7:44:58 PM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: Nachum

I guess Joe’s syphilis is flaring up again


10 posted on 04/05/2011 7:45:39 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom!!! <sarc>)
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To: Nachum

If Joe wants to use that metric, then conservatives should have a field day using it on the hate speech of the left.

But leftists are not known for caring about being consistent.


11 posted on 04/05/2011 7:46:18 PM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: Nachum

As eloquently applied to linseywoolsey, YOU JACKASS.


12 posted on 04/05/2011 7:46:18 PM PDT by Mach9
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To: Nachum

Unless Little Joey isn’t right in the head to begin with, it sounds like he might need to lay off the recreational drugs for a while.


13 posted on 04/05/2011 7:46:35 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (How's that Keynesian economics working out for ya so far?)
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To: Steely Tom
And yet the placement of a crucifix in urine is not.

Apparently the line between "act was murderous as any suicide bomber's" and "art" is a very fine one.

14 posted on 04/05/2011 7:46:35 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: Nachum

Drama queen.

If the news and the leftist had kept their mouths shut there wouldn’t be any ruckus.


15 posted on 04/05/2011 7:46:48 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (They don't need to do another 911. They have BHO and the Fleebaggers.)
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To: Nachum

The koran is an evil book - read it. Disgusting.

It is our patriotic and christian duty to defeat islam and its evil.


16 posted on 04/05/2011 7:47:02 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: Nachum

Did you guys and gals see where the woman somewhere in America (recently) burned a Koran and used raw bacon strips for bookmarks? Boy did I laugh when I heard that!


17 posted on 04/05/2011 7:47:41 PM PDT by toddausauras
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To: Nachum

I hate New York Nazis.


18 posted on 04/05/2011 7:48:46 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Nachum

The great irony here is that Joe Klein would be beheaded on sight by his beloved Muslims in Pakistan or Afghanistan just for being a Jew like Dan Pearl.

Seriously, these moronic liberal journalists live in a fantasy land.

They think everybody in the world thinks like a brain dead liberal.

And these moronic Jewish liberal journalists would sign their own death warrants if it was politically correct.


19 posted on 04/05/2011 7:48:58 PM PDT by radpolis (Liberals: You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy)
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To: Nachum
Jones is doing a fabulous job of flushing out the insane Left.
20 posted on 04/05/2011 7:49:08 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("...crush the bourgeoisie... between the millstones of taxation and inflation." --Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Nachum
Nachum, this is akin to blaming a rape victim for being attacked. They can't control themselves. It's our fault that they act this way. As I've said, burn a Bible and I guarantee that you would not see massacres, riots, etc. They have always acted this way.

Regards.

21 posted on 04/05/2011 7:50:15 PM PDT by He Rides A White Horse ((unite))
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To: Nachum
Translation:

Joe The Coward is ready to lick the feet and kiss the butt of all muslims who threatens violence if Joe doesn't behave as they want.

The Republic was not established by cowards; and cowards will not preserve it ... This will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.

-- Elmer Davis


23 posted on 04/05/2011 7:51:50 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Our country's founders cherished liberty, not democracy." -- Ron Paul)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Yes indeed. He is merely bringing out their true nature.
24 posted on 04/05/2011 7:51:50 PM PDT by He Rides A White Horse ((unite))
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To: Nachum

This author has escaped from the looney bin again. What is it about a Democrat that their mind goes crazy?


25 posted on 04/05/2011 7:52:21 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: Nachum

Was Joe Klein drunk when he wrote that? That’s the only explanation that makes any sense...


26 posted on 04/05/2011 7:53:07 PM PDT by khnyny (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop. P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: The Theophilus
historically speaking, having a remarkable penchant for talking themselves into ovens.

You are way out of line. That is a horrible statement to make.

27 posted on 04/05/2011 7:54:08 PM PDT by He Rides A White Horse ((unite))
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To: Nachum

Don’t you just love it when metrosexual men become drama queens?

I fear that this is becoming the majority of American men east of the Missippi and north of the Mason-Dixon line.

Certainly not the case in Northern Idaho.

What say you, Freepers?


28 posted on 04/05/2011 7:55:26 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: The Theophilus

Refresh my memory please. When did Jews crash planes into out buildings? When did they last set off a car bomb, killing Americans? Please educate me.


29 posted on 04/05/2011 7:56:58 PM PDT by He Rides A White Horse ((unite))
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To: Nachum

With that logic the United States deserved 911 because we offended Al Qaeda by keeping troops on Holy Ground in Islamic Arabia.


30 posted on 04/05/2011 7:58:16 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Nachum

There must have been a lot of Koran burnings then...

http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/index.html#Attacks


31 posted on 04/05/2011 7:58:20 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Nachum

What’s bad is that some FReepers have been agreeing with this type of BS thinking. I would guess they are DU plants or just stupid, but I repeat myself.


32 posted on 04/05/2011 7:59:11 PM PDT by calex59
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To: Nachum; Munz; All

Too many jackasses out there today....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qeyrp-V3Jvc


33 posted on 04/05/2011 7:59:58 PM PDT by himno hero ("armageddon is well seeded, America will pay"...Barrack Obama)
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To: Nachum
"Burning a copy of the Koran is morally equivalent to flying a plane into the World Trade Center and equally eternally damnable."

Nobody is ever condemned to hell for their personal sins, Joe. That's what God's Word communicates to those who hear it.

It can be argued that in some situations, burning the Koran, for people like Joe, simply helps clear out the fodder, which confuses those who don't know the Word.

Before Joe too quickly judges God, he might want to read the Bible, also known as Scripture, so he might be able to hear His Word, so he can discern between the real and the counterfeit.

Until Joe reads the Bible, he's just ignoring God, befitting the adjective, 'ignorant'.

34 posted on 04/05/2011 8:00:14 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: The Theophilus

There are plenty of non-Jewish people pandering to these Muslims. I’m not Jewish, but have never been bothered by them.


35 posted on 04/05/2011 8:00:49 PM PDT by He Rides A White Horse ((unite))
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To: Nachum
So who stirred things up?

From the WSJ:

"Most Afghans learned about the Quran burning in Florida only when Mr. Karzai on March 24 (4 days after!) condemned the act as "a crime against the religion and the entire Muslim nation," called on the U.S. and the U.N. to bring the perpetrators to justice and demanded "a satisfactory response to the resentment and anger of over 1.5 billion Muslims around the world."

General Petraeus has certainly won Karzai's heart and mind. /s

You would think that having our female troops wear muslim hijabs instead of K-pots would have been enough to placate them.

At the link below is a woman who isn't going to bow down to psychotic ragheads or pussified politicians.

Bacon Bookmarks and Crying in the Mens Room


36 posted on 04/05/2011 8:04:09 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/15/08 and why?)
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To: The Theophilus

Blaming Jews for Muslim atrocities is the lowest thing I’ve heard in all my time here.


37 posted on 04/05/2011 8:04:09 PM PDT by He Rides A White Horse ((unite))
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To: Steely Tom

Or burning of the American flag.


38 posted on 04/05/2011 8:04:33 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Obama's 2012 Slogan: "We've got what it takes, to take what you've got"!)
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To: Nachum

Government subsidized mental health care for liberals might not be such a bad idea.


39 posted on 04/05/2011 8:04:53 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: ReneeLynn
And one of the delightful stories out of Libya today was about Ghaddafi's forces retaking a town from the rebels and destroying a mosque that had been a rebel headquarters.

I guess the lesson is that if you want to burn a Koran or destroy a mosque, just make sure you get a Muslim to do it.

40 posted on 04/05/2011 8:06:49 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: Nachum
....Well there ya go!!!.....They just named the ultimate targets for the west to destroy!!!

They don't care if we kill their people in war. So I guess the ultimate targets would be Quar'an printing facilities and any place where they are stored LOL

41 posted on 04/05/2011 8:07:34 PM PDT by R_Kangel (`.`)
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To: Nachum
It doesn't get any more civil than burning Korans or Bibles or even flags, for that matter. "Do unto others." I'd a hell of a lot rather had Muslims burn bibles than kill Americans in the name of their religion. Instead of killing Muslims, we're burning their Korans in the name of freedom from Islam.

In a civilized culture and ethos where souls have more value than books, a faction living therein that by definition refuses the terms, must be shunned. Capitalism could do a pretty nice job of it, if it was allowed to function freely and discriminate against Muslims as easily as it can descriminate now in favor of them.

Islam in America should be shunned such that those who want to push and force it into our society, are compelled to move out of the U.S.A. and back to Islamic countries. Deny them access to the 21st century until they do it on OUR terms. Capitalism can really help because Islam shackles itself such that it chronically fails as a productive culture, rendering it weak. People are free to be Muslims, on their own time and in their own nations. In the USA, Islam "sucks hind tit," as they say. That's where it would be now if regulation didn't prohibit people from discriminating against, and rejecting Islam in their communities. It would make Muslims realize that in their own best interest, better to just shut up about Islam and go on about American freedom and prosperity.

There is nothing more civil than discrimination in peaceful venues, whether it's burning paper or refusing to rent apartments to families where the women are dressed in full body covering, or wait on them in stores, or anything else. Let them live somewhere else. As in, go home or become one of us.

We need freedom, people. That includes freedom to discriminate in peace.

42 posted on 04/05/2011 8:08:54 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Nachum

I am discussing this with a soldier on FB who essentially agrees with Klein. Says that it is the pastors fault these people died because sharia law forces muzzies to kill. I kid you not! This is what the American government is teaching our soldiers.


43 posted on 04/05/2011 8:10:31 PM PDT by Chickensoup (Totalitarian Fascism is here, Now.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

bttt


44 posted on 04/05/2011 8:12:42 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: radpolis

Same in Israel. You would not believe how many pro-Arab Israelis there are in Israel.

I know it sounds crazy, completely freakin nuts, right? But, they exist and there are a lot of them.
I don’t know? It is just some kind of insanity.

Liberalism really should be classified as a certifiable mental illness because it is. We see new examples every day.

These people are CRAZY!


45 posted on 04/05/2011 8:13:35 PM PDT by 240B (he is doing everything he said he wouldn't and not doing what he said he would)
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To: Chickensoup
I am discussing this with a soldier on FB who essentially agrees with Klein.

Ask him if he thinks that it is ok to stone a woman for adultery to death or give her a cliterodectomy. What about cutting off the hands of thieves? Is he ok with that? What about executing a woman who does not have 4 male witnesses to testify on her behalf should she be raped? What about the mindless attacks on Christians and Jews world wide that had nothing to do with anything anyone else does? What about non-stop lying to the west (taqqiah)- is he ok with that?

46 posted on 04/05/2011 8:15:30 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Exploding Quran - September 11, 2010 - Burn the Quran Day

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHibGC21VpQ&skipcontrinter=1


47 posted on 04/05/2011 8:15:46 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: Nachum

He calls those arguments straw men. He is focused on the fact that the pastor is responsible for the deaths. Not the killers. Becasue they were provoked.


48 posted on 04/05/2011 8:17:44 PM PDT by Chickensoup (Totalitarian Fascism is here, Now.)
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To: Nachum

Time magazine? Not like I needed it, but thanks for confirming my decision to avoid wasting my time by knowingly having any contact with your magazine and its advertisers whenever and wherever possible.


49 posted on 04/05/2011 8:21:23 PM PDT by GBA (Those who die with the most liberty...Win! Ever Vigilance: For the children.)
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To: FlyingEagle

I’ll sure go along with that


50 posted on 04/05/2011 8:21:47 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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