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Libya's transitional leader says Islamic Sharia law will be the "basic source" of all law
Yahoo ^ | 10/23/11 | AP

Posted on 10/23/2011 9:05:57 AM PDT by NormsRevenge

The title says it all.. literally. nothing follows.



Barf Bag!

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: islamic; libya; muslimbrotherhood; nato; obama; sharia
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1 posted on 10/23/2011 9:05:59 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

Out of the frying pan, into the fire.

2 posted on 10/23/2011 9:08:15 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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meanwhile , IN Tunisia,, elections.. and a kinder gentler form of Islamic Sharia Law likely to prevail.. they will rule as moderately Islamic and not force their religion on others.

Yeah right.

UPDATE 6-Huge turnout in Tunisia’s Arab Spring election


The leader of an Islamist party predicted to win the biggest share of the vote was heckled outside a polling station by people shouting “terrorist”, highlighting tensions between Islamists and secularists being felt across the Arab world.

Bouazizi’s dramatic suicide, prompted by despair over poverty and government repression, provoked mass protests which forced President Zine al-Abidine to flee Tunisia. This in turn inspired revolts in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and Syria.

Rachid Ghannouchi, leader of the moderately Islamist Ennahda party, took his place in the queue outside a polling station in the El Menzah 6 district of the capital.

“This is an historic day,” he said, accompanied by his wife and daughter, both wearing Islamic headscarves, or hijabs. “Tunisia was born today. The Arab Spring was born today.”

But as he emerged from the polling station, about a dozen people shouted at him: “Degage” French for “Go away”, and “You are a terrorist and an assassin! Go back to London!”

Ghannouchi, who spent 22 years in exile in Britain, has associated his party with the moderate Islamism of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. He has said he will not try to impose Muslim values on society.

“Islam should be respected again in Tunisia,” said Hasna Ben Zid, a 38-year-old woman wearing a hijab, “That’s why I’m going to vote for the only Islamic party.”


camel .. nose.. tent..

3 posted on 10/23/2011 9:10:57 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Of course!!! This is just what Obama and Hillary planned!!! Yep, teardown that horrible United States of America!!! IMHO, Obama, Clinton and the entire Democrat Party are traitors to our country. They have now lost the entire Middle East!!! Israel, its Jews stand naked, alone, surrounded by murderous enemies bent on killing them all, including African Black Christians and all Muslim non-believers. America wake up, your freedom, independence and liberty are going down the drain, gleefully, purposely, engineered and led by our own POTUS, Barack (African Muslim) Hussein Obama!!!

4 posted on 10/23/2011 9:15:38 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: NormsRevenge

How do they expect to make it into the 21st century?

I thought one of the large concerns of the aRab spring was poorly developed economies and resulting unemployment.... let alone human rights, liberty and freedom....

5 posted on 10/23/2011 9:15:49 AM PDT by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Rapes, honor killings, beheadings....nothing changes for the good...same old uncivilized behavior by a retarded race of humanity. You could tell the way this was going by witnessing the death of Kadafi...and whats’s with shooting bullets in the sky as a form of celebration? Haven’t they heard of champagne yet?

6 posted on 10/23/2011 9:16:36 AM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: NormsRevenge

Did anybody expect any different?

If so, that somebody has been living in a cave.

If it were up to Obama, the U.S. would codify Sharia Law here too.

7 posted on 10/23/2011 9:18:06 AM PDT by adorno (<)
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To: NormsRevenge
Spring has sprung

Barack's The Whiz

I wonder where

The Freedom is.....

8 posted on 10/23/2011 9:19:18 AM PDT by Iron Munro ('We do have tough gun laws in Massachusetts; I support them.' -- Mitt Romney)
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To: NormsRevenge

Again, this whole Arab Spring began with Tunisia as it will with the Arab Winter.

9 posted on 10/23/2011 9:21:45 AM PDT by mazda77 (and I am a Native Texan)
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To: NormsRevenge
Whereas, in America, at the time of its Declaration of Independence, the founders and framers of its Constitution for a free people held fast to these truths, as expressed in their Declaration of Independence's assertion of Creator-endowed individual rights:

Our Ageless Constitution

"The structure has been erected by architects of consummate skill and fidelity; its foundations are solid; its components are beautiful, as well as useful; its arrangements are full of wisdom and order...."
-Justice Joseph Story

Justice Story's words pay tribute to the United States Constitution and its Framers. Shortly before the 100th year of the Constitution, in his "History of the United States of America," written in 1886, historian George Bancroft said:

"The Constitution is to the American people a possession for the ages."

He went on to say:

"In America, a new people had risen up without king, or princes, or nobles....By calm meditation and friendly councils they had prepared a constitution which, in the union of freedom with strength and order, excelled every one known before; and which secured itself against violence and revolution by providing a peaceful method for every needed reform. In the happy morning of their existence as one of the powers of the world, they had chosen Justice as their guide."

And two hundred years after the adoption of this singularly-important document, praised by Justice Story in one century and Historian Bancroft in the next and said by Sir William Gladstone to be "the most wonderful work ever struck off at a given moment by the brain and purpose of man," the Constitution of 1787 - with its Bill of Rights - remains, yet another century later, a bulwark for liberty, an ageless formula for the government of a free people.

In what sense can any document prepared by human hands be said to be ageless? What are the qualities or attributes which give it permanence?

The Qualities of Agelessness

America's Constitution had its roots in the nature, experience, and habits of humankind, in the experience of the American people themselves - their beliefs, customs, and traditions, and in the practical aspects of politics and government. It was based on the experience of the ages. Its provisions were designed in recognition of principles which do not change with time and circumstance, because they are inherent in human nature.

"The foundation of every government," said John Adams, "is some principle or passion in the minds of the people." The founding generation, aware of its unique place in the ongoing human struggle for liberty, were willing to risk everything for its attainment. Roger Sherman stated that as government is "instituted for those who live under it ... it ought, therefore, to be so constituted as not to be dangerous to liberty." And the American government was structured with that primary purpose in mind - the protection of the peoples liberty.

Of their historic role, in framing a government to secure liberty, the Framers believed that the degree of wisdom and foresight brought to the task at hand might well determine whether future generations would live in liberty or tyranny. As President Washington so aptly put it, "the sacred fire of liberty" might depend "on the experiment intrusted to the hands of the American people" That experiment, they hoped, would serve as a beacon of liberty throughout the world.

The Framers of America's Constitution were guided by the wisdom of previous generations and the lessons of history for guidance in structuring a government to secure for untold millions in the future the unalienable rights of individuals. As Jefferson wisely observed:

"History, by apprising the people of the past, will enable them to judge of the future; it will avail them of the experience of other times and other nations; it will qualify them as judges of the actions and designs of men; it will enable them to know ambition under every disguise it may assume; and knowing it, to defeat its views."(Underlining added for emphasis)

The Constitution, it has been said, was "not formed upon abstraction," but upon practicality. Its philosophy and prin­ciples, among others, incorporated these practical aspects:

The Constitution of the United States of America structured a government for what the Founders called a "virtuous people - that is, a people who would be able, as Burke put it, to "put chains on their own appetites" and, without the coercive hand of government, to live peaceably without violating the rights of others. Such a society would need no standing armies to insure internal order, for the moral beliefs, customs, and love for liberty motivating the actions of the people and their representatives in government - the "unwritten" constitution - would be in keeping with their written constitution.

George Washington, in a Speech to the State Governors, shared his own sense of the deep roots and foundations of the new nation:

"The foundation of our empire was not laid in the gloomy age of ignorance and superstition; but at an epocha when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined, than at any former period.... the treasures of knowledge, acquired by the labors of philosophers, sages, and legislators, through a long succession of years, are laid open for our use, and their collective wisdom may be happily applied in the establishment of our forms of government."

And Abraham Lincoln, in the mid-1800's, in celebrating the blessings of liberty, challenged Americans to transmit the "political edifice of liberty and equal rights" of their constitutional government to future generations:

"In the great journal of things happening under the sun, we, the American people, find our account running ... We find ourselves in the peaceful possession, of the fairest portion of the earth....We find ourselves under the government of a system of political institutions, conducing more essentially to the ends of civil and religious liberty, than any of which the history of former times tells us. We found ourselves the legal inheritors of these fundamental blessings. We toiled not in the acquirement or establishment of them - They are a legacy bequeathed us, by a once hardy, brave, and patriotic...race of ancestors. Theirs was the task (and nobly they performed it) to possess themselves, and through themselves, us, of this goodly land; and to uprear upon its hills and its valleys, a political edifice of liberty and equal rights, 'tis ours only, to transmit the latest generation that fate shall permit the world to know...."

Because it rests on sound philosophical foundations and is rooted in enduring principles, the United States Constitution can, indeed, properly be described as "ageless," for it provides the formula for securing the blessings of liberty, establishing justice, insuring domestic tranquillity, promoting the general welfare, and providing for the common defense of a free people who understand its philosophy and principles and who will, with dedication, see that its integrity and vigor are preserved.

Justice Joseph Story was quoted in the caption of this essay as attesting to the skill and fidelity of the architects of the Constitution, its solid foundations, the practical aspects of its features, and its wisdom and order. The closing words of his statement, however, were reserved for use here; for in his 1789 remarks, he recognized the "ageless" quality of the magnificent document, and at the same time, issued a grave warning for Americans of all centuries. He concluded his statement with these words:

"...and its defenses are impregnable from without. It has been reared for immortality, if the work of man may justly aspire to such a title. It may, nevertheless, perish in an hour by the folly, or corruption, or negligence of its only keepers, THE PEOPLE. Republics are created by virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens."

Our ageless constitution can be shared with the world and passed on to generations far distant if its formula is not altered in violation of principle through the neglect of its keepers - THE PEOPLE.

Reprinted with permission. "Our Ageless Constitution," W. David Stedman & La Vaughn G. Lewis, Editors (Asheboro, NC, W. David Stedman Associates, 1987) Part VII:  ISBN 0-937047-01-5

10 posted on 10/23/2011 9:28:34 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: NormsRevenge

If this is victory, I would like to try some failure.

11 posted on 10/23/2011 9:31:01 AM PDT by greatvikingone
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To: mazda77

Obama and Democrats talk about this Arab Spring as if we’re seeing revolutions which will result in peaceful parliamentary democracies taking root in all of these countries.

We don’t know what is going to happen in these countries.

The strongest political force in Egypt is the Muslim Brotherhood.

Here we see Libya’s leaders praising Sharia law as their guidepost.

The Libyan rebels were said to be affiliated with Al Qaeda.

We could well see radical Muslim regimes take root in these countries.

But Obama praises the Arab spring as an expression of the will to establish parliamentary democracy in the middle east.

On one level, it’s good to see Qadafi gone, but let’s wait and see what replaces him before we become too euphoric about the Arab spring.

12 posted on 10/23/2011 9:32:18 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: NormsRevenge
So this means nothing will change they will vote in another moron to lead the people to idiot ideas..Anything that has to do with Mohammad will rape and kill..Raping little children and animals..Sick society..
13 posted on 10/23/2011 9:33:21 AM PDT by PLD
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To: NormsRevenge
For source information on my previous post, See and for reprints of this and other essays on the principles, here
14 posted on 10/23/2011 9:38:28 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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15 posted on 10/23/2011 9:40:24 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham
We spent our money, government says only a billion [I say much, much more] in prosecuting this "lead from behind war." We did this to install the Muslim Brotherhood in charge of Libya henceforth. Why would anyone be surprised that the interim council announces "Sharia Law" will be the basis for the new Libya's laws? What sane adult could not understand this. Our Halfrican Muslim President intended this all along!

Now, with our abandonment of Iraq, Egypt, Libya, and soon-to-be Afghanistan, along with Iran, Syria, Tunisia, Uganda and poor Israel will be concomitantly forced use their nuclear arsenal. I say use them ALL, and finish this Muslim scourge.

16 posted on 10/23/2011 9:41:02 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

Decades ago, European leaders split up Arabia and put the pieces under dictatorships to contain Islam. We have unleashed the monster, and we will pay the price one of these days. Unfortunately, some would have us station troops in come of these countries forever, thinking that will bring victory. Victory is eliminating your enemy, and doing it from the air so no US lives are lost.

17 posted on 10/23/2011 9:45:44 AM PDT by aimhigh
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To: aimhigh
Victory is eliminating your enemy, and doing it from the air so no US lives are lost.

I believe this also. However, it will not be done at the hands of an America controlled by a Muslim President who has no allegiance to it. It will, in the end, be executed by Israel. It will be final.

18 posted on 10/23/2011 9:48:48 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: himno hero
How do they expect to make it into the 21st century?

let's not get too optimistic about they move into the 8 th century first ?

19 posted on 10/23/2011 9:53:47 AM PDT by Popman (Obama is God's curse upon the land....)
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To: NormsRevenge

Exactly why the Kenyon Clown was supporting them.

20 posted on 10/23/2011 9:57:58 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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