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UPDATE 1-Top US military officer calls pastor over anti-Islam film (Jones to "Re-Evaluate")
Reuters ^ | 09/12/2012 | Phil Stewart

Posted on 09/12/2012 4:00:13 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd

* Chairman of Joint Chiefs asks pastor to not support film

* Pastor agrees to 're-evaluate' showing movie

By Phil Stewart

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, called a Florida pastor on Wednesday and asked him to withdraw his support for a film whose portrayal of the Prophet Mohammad has been linked to violent protests - including one that ended with the death of America's envoy to Libya.

"In the brief call, Gen. Dempsey expressed his concerns over the nature of the film, the tensions it will inflame and the violence it will cause," Dempsey's spokesman, Colonel Dave Lapan, told Reuters.

U.S. military officials are concerned that the film could inflame tensions in Afghanistan, where 74,000 U.S. troops are fighting. The Taliban called on Afghans on Wednesday to prepare for a fight against Americans and urged insurgents to "take revenge" on U.S. soldiers over the film.

"He told me he had seen the film and that the film was pornographic ... and very, very bad. He asked me not to support it," Pastor Terry Jones told Reuters.

Jones agreed to "re-evaluate" his plans to show the film. "If the film is indeed pornographic, then, of course, as a Christian pastor I cannot support that type of film and could not show it," he said.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


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Pornographic?
1 posted on 09/12/2012 4:00:21 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

Odd that the Pastor wouldn’t have known more about the film before supporting it. Hmmm.


2 posted on 09/12/2012 4:02:45 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Dempsey is a traitor. But to be accurate, the film should show mohammed leading a 9 year old by the hand, into the bedroom.


3 posted on 09/12/2012 4:03:16 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Given that Mohammad was a pedophile, any Islamic presentation could be considered porno.

This explains perhaps why liberals support muzzies but not Christians.


4 posted on 09/12/2012 4:03:45 PM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: Jane Long

But he sure took the General’s word that it was indeed “pornographic”.

Very odd indeed.


5 posted on 09/12/2012 4:04:15 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Top U.S. Military Officer Calls Pastor Over Film
6 posted on 09/12/2012 4:05:23 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Can he call the makers of GLEE, New Normal and all those other shows that spread hatred of Christians??


7 posted on 09/12/2012 4:05:52 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Jane Long

Who gives a crap (a) what the film shows, (b) what an insignificant pastor knew about it, or (c) what he supports one way or the other!?!?!

IT’S SURREAL! It’s not even “when did you stop beating your wife.” It’s “What is it about the color green that makes you beat your wife!?!?!?”


8 posted on 09/12/2012 4:06:15 PM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

We all are aware of that thread. Old News. This update has to do with Pastor Jones’s response to the General.


9 posted on 09/12/2012 4:06:53 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

General, it is not your job to even suggest that Americans should curtain their freedom of speech because that speech is offensive to people who are our self-declared enemies.

Instead, you should reevaluate efforts to form relationships with such people, instead of treating them as hostiles.

In World War II, when the US military captured and occupied a region known to have Nazi sympathies, we did not respect those sympathies, and informed the people of that region that they would henceforth discontinue their support for the Nazis under penalty of military discipline.

And while we would not go so far today as to tell Muslims to discontinue practicing their religion, we could advise them that any use of their religion against us would be dealt with harshly. If they decided to riot because of some imagined “offense” against their religion, the rioters should be considered fifth columnists working for the enemy, arrested and detained.


10 posted on 09/12/2012 4:07:41 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: Responsibility2nd

There is one scene that seemed unnecessarily lewd, but certainly not as salacious as some late night cable content.

So will Jones edit the video and repost?


11 posted on 09/12/2012 4:08:23 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Jane Long

Lets not forget that Jones has backed down before....for a price. I put him in the Fred Phelps category as not what he seems.


12 posted on 09/12/2012 4:09:20 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: sam_paine

It is surreal....everything about this “spontaneous” situation is.


13 posted on 09/12/2012 4:11:02 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

If anything, the General should be wondering why we’re in these hell holes for no apparent reason.

Seems to me that our “allies” are killing us at a greater rate than terrorists these days. I’m actually surprised no one has asked if arms we gave to the Libyans were used to kill the ambassador.


14 posted on 09/12/2012 4:12:59 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek
Turns out ? that so called Mohammad was not made by some Jewish person named Sam.

The movie has been on YouTube since July, and ? it was a screening on Eygptian TV put out by the Muslims.
This was all pre-planned by the Muslim protesters, the main stream media, the liberals and God know's who else.

Just wondering ?

Remember that America came to find out that some of Obama's buddies like Bill Ayers, Code Pink, George Sorros was involved with the FREE GAZA MOVEMENT that attacked the Israeli navy ships ? ... kinda makes you go ... Hmmm ????

The media lied and some people actually died.
15 posted on 09/12/2012 4:14:15 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: cripplecreek

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2930089/posts


16 posted on 09/12/2012 4:15:52 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: cripplecreek

Check out post # 7 in the link I sent you.


17 posted on 09/12/2012 4:16:42 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Focus....focus.....focus.....this is a feint.....this was Obama and Hillary’s failure.


18 posted on 09/12/2012 4:17:44 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Responsibility2nd
Whew!

Glad O-dung-a takes the separation of Curch and State seriously otherwise the armed military might try to push unarmed religious people around.

Next time just send a drone, it's legal now.

19 posted on 09/12/2012 4:19:23 PM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (All Y'all White Peoples is racist!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I hope Pastor Terry Jones told that creep Dempsey to go to Gehenna.


20 posted on 09/12/2012 4:20:42 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: blueunicorn6

Exactly. A tried and true formula. Whenever terrorists attack and kill Americans....

Blame a Christian.


21 posted on 09/12/2012 4:20:53 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Aevery_Freeman
Whew!

Glad O-dung-a takes the separation of Church and State seriously otherwise the armed military might try to push unarmed religious people around.

Next time just send a drone, it's legal now.

22 posted on 09/12/2012 4:21:08 PM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (All Y'all White Peoples is racist!)
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To: cripplecreek
The General is, of course, quite aware that bringing openly gay personnel into the military is creating a real problem with our image in moslem countries ~ but he doesn't care! He's got his.

Does this guy get courtmartialed and hanged, in roughly that order, after the election/

23 posted on 09/12/2012 4:23:39 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Responsibility2nd

Could you believe that you would have a general of the united states cowed into making a pleading request to a guy sitting in his underwear in his trailer with a case of Budweiser cans at his feet.

What an embarrassment, Why doesn’t this General Quit?


24 posted on 09/12/2012 4:23:56 PM PDT by dila813
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To: Responsibility2nd

It had more to do with 9-11 retaliation than it did about a film that has been out for a couple of years.


25 posted on 09/12/2012 4:24:23 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos)
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To: Responsibility2nd
F**K YOU 'General'!!!
26 posted on 09/12/2012 4:25:09 PM PDT by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in America's panties, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, called a Florida pastor on Wednesday and asked him to withdraw his support for a film

This is America! Military officers can't simply order civilians around. That "general" deserves a dishonorable discharge!

27 posted on 09/12/2012 4:25:51 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Chairman of the Mahdi army, more realistically.

Joint Quislings.


28 posted on 09/12/2012 4:26:18 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: Responsibility2nd

Now the terrorists have control over the TOP US GENERAL????


29 posted on 09/12/2012 4:27:13 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: LUV W

It had more to do with 9-11 retaliation than it did about a film that has been out for a couple of years.

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BINGO. And the fact this happened on 9/11 was no coincidence.


30 posted on 09/12/2012 4:28:03 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: DesertRhino

he may have a lot of medals but he is a gutless, spineless traitor bastard like most of the perfume prrinces in the pentagon. i cannot type what i really feeel or the FFFG brownshirts would visit my house.


31 posted on 09/12/2012 4:30:10 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (if the little things really annoy you, maybe it's because the big things are going well.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

General Buttkiss seems to be very busy rebuking private citizens and shining 0bama’s shoes. Maybe we should hire a private contractor to work on security at our embassies and consulates!?!


32 posted on 09/12/2012 4:30:23 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: sam_paine
The ragheads are going for broke, figure they had better get their licks in now in case White Horse Romney wins and sends other peoples kids in to kick their subhuman asses.

There are 2 ways to deal with the islamic problem.

Genocide or a "Final Solution" program like Hitler pulled on the Jews, or forced westernization coupled with eleimination of heads of state and anybody else who doesn't want to play ball, like what we did to Japan after WWII.

What this moron in the WH and his predecessor have done so far have been highly ineffective.

33 posted on 09/12/2012 4:31:17 PM PDT by Rome2000 (WILLARD ROMNEY -- MORMON MELCHIDEZEK BISHOP -HIS FAMILY HAS AVOIDED MILITARY SERVICE FOR GENERATIONS)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Dempsey Dumpster is an Obama kiss ass.


34 posted on 09/12/2012 4:32:57 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

If I say I like the film, do I get a call from the Joint Chief Of Staff too?


35 posted on 09/12/2012 4:35:13 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

I was trying to figure that out too. What exactly is Jones’ connection to this Youtube video other than saying he liked it?


36 posted on 09/12/2012 4:38:06 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Responsibility2nd

Hey, General, how ‘bout you start defending this fellow against the enemy instead of betraying him?

Yellow turncoat bastard.


37 posted on 09/12/2012 4:43:59 PM PDT by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: Responsibility2nd

I would remind the general that he swore an oath to defend the constitution not the muslim in charge and ask him if he understood what the posse commatatus sp? act meant! Fug you General, who put you in Charge of the First Amendment.

If he was that concerned he would have openly criticised the President for continually bragging about busting a cap in Osama’s head!

Give this idiot a powder blue helmet, turn him loose in egypt.


38 posted on 09/12/2012 4:45:55 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: Responsibility2nd
It certainly isn't a coincidence...and the o is just now thinking it might not be, either. D U H!!!!!
39 posted on 09/12/2012 4:46:40 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos)
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To: Responsibility2nd
this is Reuters reporting???how can we trust this is even the truth??

Reuters one of the worst to LIE for Obama..

40 posted on 09/12/2012 4:47:12 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: Gene Eric
True, but it was the Egyptians who aired the movie or trailer or whatever it was. Caroline Glick report

...."You may be wondering how some movie no one's heard of has caused such a hullabaloo. Well, as it turns out, the film was screened on an Egyptian Salafist television channel. Obviously the Salafists -- many of whom, like Zawahiri were released from prison by Morsi, wanted to stir up anti-US violence on the eve of 9/11. So if the film is responsible for the violence, a finger needs to be pointed to its chief distributor -- Al Qaida's Egyptian friends and members."....
41 posted on 09/12/2012 4:49:46 PM PDT by Girlene
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To: Responsibility2nd

Maybe this general should tell Obama to stop his birth control mandate on religious institutions.
Its rather serious for the military to attempt to stop an Americans free speech especially about Islam. Muhammed marries a child, kills nonMuslims and nothing can be said about it while the govt gives grants to artists who desecrate the cross.


42 posted on 09/12/2012 4:52:22 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: Responsibility2nd
(1) Jones did NOT produce this silly, amateurish film
(2) The film was merely used as a pretext...the terror attack was planned for 9/11

This guy is as much of a stupid dhimmi as Petraeus.

43 posted on 09/12/2012 4:56:38 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Responsibility2nd

first why is a General calling a private citizen?
seconly, this has nothing to do with this Pastor.
Thirdly, this attack on our soil was nothing to do with a movie

Lastly

This is F=IN B/S.

If I or anyone wants to sound off and call their mohammed a child molestor and he is then tough crap , we have the first amendment and yes I refuse to say prophet or holy for the koran unlike the corrupt media


44 posted on 09/12/2012 4:59:32 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Girlene

So if not this video, than something else.


45 posted on 09/12/2012 5:01:50 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: LibFreeUSA

the liberals and the radical left have taken control of our military, they got cross dresing legal, homosexuals to parade themselves openly and even let them get put into rooms and showers with normal men who they want to turd poke.

Sexual assaults last year went to a record high with 19,000 cases being reported and imagine how many have not for fear of an officer etc.

Romney has ot stop listening to the leitist old guard like Nonnan and stop this madness, stop all of this homo, PC liberal crap and take the military back, hell he can even cite the rapes and the bogus survey sent out as well as all the problems this has caused


46 posted on 09/12/2012 5:04:53 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Responsibility2nd
So all of that "fighting to preserve your rights", the "shall establish no state religion", and posse comitatus noise means that DoD gets to tell even a flake rural tent preacher what he can or can't say.

Not anyone's proudest moment, especially since they are now admitting that the damn film had nothing to do with (surprise) 9/11 attacks on American interests.

47 posted on 09/12/2012 5:08:53 PM PDT by norton
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To: Rome2000
Romney wins and sends other peoples kids in to kick their subhuman asses.

Go to hell, asswipe.

48 posted on 09/12/2012 5:16:01 PM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: cripplecreek

That little fact puts a whole new light on this subject.


49 posted on 09/12/2012 5:23:03 PM PDT by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: griswold3

Its not important to me one way or the other.


50 posted on 09/12/2012 5:26:31 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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