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UPenn prof calls for imprisonment of filmmaker Sam Bacile; Update: Butler locks her Twitter account
Twitchy ^ | September 12, 2012 | Staff

Posted on 09/12/2012 11:55:42 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Butler@AntheaButler

Good Morning. How soon is Sam Bacile going to be in jail folks? I need him to go now.When Americans die because you are stupid...

12 Sep 12

Anthea Butler is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. The title of her most recent book, The Gospel According to Sarah: How Sarah Palin’s Tea Party Angels Are Galvanizing the Religious Right, gives you a pretty good idea of where she stands politically.

This morning, she strongly implied that Sam Bacile is responsible for yesterday’s embassy attacks and, as a result, should be tossed into jail.

Bacile is an Israeli filmmaker who lives in California and has gone into hiding. He made the crappy movie that is being used as a pretext to justify the violence that erupted in Egypt and Libya yesterday.

But is making a movie that makes Muslims angry a crime? Butler appears to think so.

Of course, like any academic, Butler purports to support free speech rights:

@AntheaButler

And yes, I know we have First Amendment rights,but if you don't understand the Religion you hate, STFU about it. Yes, I am ticked off.— Anthea Butler (@AntheaButler) September 12, 2012

12 Sep 12

But it is clear that she gets most excited when arguing that those rights are highly circumscribed:

@AntheaButler

@blmoyer And people do to jail for speech. First Amendment doesn't cover EVERYTHING a PERSON says.— Anthea Butler (@AntheaButler) September 12, 2012

12 Sep 12

@AntheaButler

I am all for free speech, but you better damn well understand that actions have consequences, and what you mock is another persons belief.— Anthea Butler (@AntheaButler) September 12, 2012

12 Sep 12

@AntheaButler

@jason_a_hines the murder of the Ambassador and the employees is wrong, wrong. But Bacile will have to face his actions which he had freedom— Anthea Butler (@AntheaButler) September 12, 2012

12 Sep 12

Sounds like Anthea Butler, Sally Kohn, and Mike Barnicle would get along swimmingly.

Related: Twitter users call for the arrest and murder of Terry Jones

Update: Butler has gone into CYA-mode and locked her Twitter account.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: academia; antheabutler; egypt; inquisition; islam; libya; muslims; obama; palin; pennsylvania; univpennsylvania; upenn
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Knew it was coming.
1 posted on 09/12/2012 11:55:48 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good. Now I am going to have the PERFECT defense....

The Butler did it.


2 posted on 09/12/2012 11:58:02 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Probably could not take what was coming at her on Twitter.


3 posted on 09/12/2012 11:58:02 AM PDT by elephant
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I am all for free speech, but you better damn well understand that actions have consequences, and what you mock is another persons belief.— Anthea Butler (@AntheaButler) September 12, 2012

It's OK to mock Christians, though, because they won't kill you for it.

4 posted on 09/12/2012 11:58:47 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yet these liberals love Bill Maher who insults all conservatives.


5 posted on 09/12/2012 11:59:05 AM PDT by aimhigh
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Free speech for me but not for thee...


6 posted on 09/12/2012 11:59:06 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (obozo could bring back literal slavery with chains and still he will get 97+% of the black vote)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Fine. Apply the same standard to Obie and we may be able to talk...


7 posted on 09/12/2012 11:59:12 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (ObamaCare is an assault on the unborn, infirmed and elderly. GOP, repeat this as necessary...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So logically, if someone is angered by her tweet and kills her family, she should be charged as an accessory murder.


8 posted on 09/12/2012 11:59:34 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Americans died because muslims are stupid.

Americans died because muslims killed them.

More Americans are also going to die, because Americans are stupid.

Why do Americans blame themselves and other Americans for killings that were committed by someone else entirely?

The answer is because Americans hate themselves.


9 posted on 09/12/2012 12:00:01 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Butler talks like a Nazi. Or at least a commie. We don’t do that kind of sh*t in our country Anthea.


10 posted on 09/12/2012 12:00:03 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The United States of America apologizing to knuckledragging, cavedwelling Neandethals. Whodda thunk!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; windcliff

WHY did I google her picture? Look up UGLY in the dictionary and you will see her picture.


11 posted on 09/12/2012 12:00:03 PM PDT by I Drive Too Fast
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What if “Fomenting foreign or domestic terrorism on the internet” was against the law?

“What I saw at the coup.”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2929658/posts


12 posted on 09/12/2012 12:00:03 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Any democrats who love the new progressive/islamic marriage in their party and at the convention better study who is the side groveling when there is a conflict between American free speech and islam. Progressives invited islamics into their party thinking they will be useful votes, but then can be controlled after the revolution comes are slightly mistaken.


13 posted on 09/12/2012 12:00:33 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Liberty really bothers liberals.


14 posted on 09/12/2012 12:01:58 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Well, well.

Somebody ought to inform this towering intellectual that it wasn't the idiotic filmmaker that set off our overly-sensitive muzzie friends, it was this:

"Osama is Dead / GM is Alive" - Hussein Obama campaign slogan.

15 posted on 09/12/2012 12:01:58 PM PDT by liberty_lvr (Drill Gaia like a 3 am prom date)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

To Butler and all those who agree with her:
Too F’n bad if the Mohammedans are upset over a movie about their goat-humping, child-molesting flim-flam artist. Mohammedism is NOT a religion; it is a cult of hate. It has no place in a civilized world.

And to Butler and her fellow travelers, if you are so in love with Mohammedans - put on a burqa. You and I will both be pleased on the improvement in your looks.


16 posted on 09/12/2012 12:02:01 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wonder if this woman preaches so loudly about the consequences of unprotected sex and what that might lead to?


17 posted on 09/12/2012 12:02:36 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Homegirl has that crazy Cynthia McKinney thing going on.

18 posted on 09/12/2012 12:03:22 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
No, Anthea Butler needs locked away in a mental institution, and kept incommunicado.
19 posted on 09/12/2012 12:04:13 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

this attack on Americans, on September 11th, had NOTHING to do with some youtube movie, I wonder if that professor realizes that? The murderers were chanting, Obama Obama, there are a billion Osamas. Even the regime can’t hide that fact now.

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012 GET OUT THE VOTE


20 posted on 09/12/2012 12:04:24 PM PDT by swpa_mom
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Maybe Obama and the democrats are the ones who really riled up the muzzies with all their bragging at the DNC convention about killing Osama bin-Laden.

After all - the muzzie mob was chanting Obama’s name, not the names of Sam Bacile or Pastor Terry Jones.

Maybe Obama, the Obama administration, and all the blood thirsty democrats who were spiking the ball over killing bi-Laden should be accused of inciting the crazy muslims to commit murder.

(got this idea from Rush)


21 posted on 09/12/2012 12:04:43 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yep, she looks pretty angry to me.

22 posted on 09/12/2012 12:04:58 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: chris37

“The answer is because Americans hate themselves.”

Well, at least the 43% who are stupid/corrupt/lazy enough to be 0bama supporters.


23 posted on 09/12/2012 12:04:58 PM PDT by henkster (With Carter, the embassy staff was still alive.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The reason why liberals love Muslims so much is because Muslims hate America as much as they do


24 posted on 09/12/2012 12:04:59 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Do you think she would support punishing anyone who insults Christ or his followers?

of course not.


25 posted on 09/12/2012 12:06:01 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And the 0bama Fascists go marching along


26 posted on 09/12/2012 12:06:32 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: swpa_mom

Your absolutely right, the protestors NEVER mentioned the movie. They weren’t cheering death to the filmmaker, all the chants were about Obama, NOT the film


27 posted on 09/12/2012 12:06:35 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Hey Anthea, we don't put people in jail because they exercise their First Amendment rights. Of course Muslims kill them for it.

[image of Anthea Butler]
Anthea Butler

28 posted on 09/12/2012 12:06:51 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Apply the same standards to Michael Moore and we'll talk.

Calling GWB a 'war criminal' while American troops are in harm's way warrants a jail sentence far more than some amateur filmmaker mocking the 'religion' of our avowed enemies on Youtube.

29 posted on 09/12/2012 12:07:29 PM PDT by bassmaner (Hey commies: I am a white male, and I am guilty of NOTHING! Sell your 'white guilt' elsewhere.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

It’s OK to mock Christians, though, because they won’t kill you for it.


Exactly. Christians are safe targets for the “courageous” liberals who diss them. After all, Christians do very bad things—like oppose abortion and gay marriage.

But these same people will lick the boots of Muslims—because Muslims are “devout” and need to be respected.

The hypocrisy simply boggles the mind.


30 posted on 09/12/2012 12:07:45 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: swpa_mom

exactly
this had nothing to do with the movie, ,honestly the left since 2000 have become unhinged , have no idea what laws and the constitution is about and we have these kind of idiots in our colleges , stunning.


31 posted on 09/12/2012 12:09:01 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Lawdy.
32 posted on 09/12/2012 12:09:45 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Bocephus hits a home run! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt_vjPqAVzI)
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To: rbg81

so most of us here in the south and the midwest and AK start to fight back , go after the homostapo at their parades and lets see if the lunatic left is alright with that and stop mocking and being bigoted towards Christians


33 posted on 09/12/2012 12:11:04 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Anthea Butler: That is one fat and ugly woman...

Must remember I am not allowed to use the “N” word; the “Murdering Muslims” words; the “Obama is an Kenyan” words, the “Mohammad is a Pedophile” words.....All can result in your legally sanctioned murder and/or imprisonment.


34 posted on 09/12/2012 12:11:48 PM PDT by BilLies
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I wouldn’t bet the ranch on that. It’s possible that day may come.


35 posted on 09/12/2012 12:12:16 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: I Drive Too Fast

Throw a burka on her.


36 posted on 09/12/2012 12:13:02 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: liberalh8ter

Note how often vocal libs are ugly angry looking people. They identify with everything twisted and bent because they are angry, ugly, evil human beings whose character is stamped on their visages.


37 posted on 09/12/2012 12:14:45 PM PDT by robowombat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Any embassy is sovereign soil so this is the same as attacking America. It happened in a foreign country, so it’s not some shadowy group or somewhere out at sea. So with this in mind when do we start bombing Libya?


38 posted on 09/12/2012 12:22:38 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Foolish prof doesn’t understand that Muslim savages commit murder because, well, they’re Muslim savages.

Any pretext will do.

“Today is Wednesday. Let’s commit an atrocity, because that’s what Mohammed would do.”

“Oh, the sun is shining, I think that I will murder an infidel, or if I can’t find one, I will call someone else an apostate or a blasphemer, murder him and then rape his wife - because my holy book commands it and I want to go to paradise.”

“I can’t believe that it’s September already. Time to murder someone in the name of Allah.”


39 posted on 09/12/2012 12:26:36 PM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What ever happened to;

Sticks and Stones
May Break My Bones
But Words
Can Never Hurt Me


40 posted on 09/12/2012 12:27:52 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again")
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To: chris37
“Why do Americans blame themselves and other Americans for killings that were committed by someone else entirely?”

It's abortion think; Somebody commits a crime and a baby gets the death sentence without a trial.

41 posted on 09/12/2012 12:31:17 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again")
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To: henkster

I don’t know. I think it goes beyond that. Self loathing, envy, jealousy and loathing of this country in young people is being manufactured in schools.

It also exists in liberal adults, and they pass it to their children as if it is duty.

It is growing at a fast rate, and it will continue exponentially with new children.

They are making the people that they need, and it starts very early in life.


42 posted on 09/12/2012 12:31:39 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another good reason why I never send money to my alma mater......


43 posted on 09/12/2012 12:32:00 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Intolerant in NJ

To paraphrase Obama’s radical Chicago minister Wright, “Obama’s chickens have come home to roost”.


44 posted on 09/12/2012 12:32:46 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet


MMMOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!
45 posted on 09/12/2012 12:35:13 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (I'm a grown-ass man, I thought I'd seen it all.)
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To: Emperor Palpatine

Pot scrubbing hair.


46 posted on 09/12/2012 12:37:05 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sent a juicy note to Penn’s abuse email address.

Yeah, I feel abused.


47 posted on 09/12/2012 12:39:11 PM PDT by tickedoffnow (No more...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Jail Anthea .......for threatening to impede the First Amendment Rights of another.


48 posted on 09/12/2012 12:41:21 PM PDT by Cliff Dweller (No such thing as a threat... just targets)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
…and I just read that the University of Penna was on the list of universities that agreed to ban political correctness on campus in favor of free speech.

Here's the link.http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/09/06/southern-schools-dominate-list-best-colleges-for-free-speech/

49 posted on 09/12/2012 12:42:02 PM PDT by Eva (Obama and Hillary lied, Americans died.)
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To: tickedoffnow

Link for the rest of us?


50 posted on 09/12/2012 12:47:13 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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