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Terry Jones Didnít Cause Any Riots
Right Wing News ^ | September 12, 2012 | John Hawkins

Posted on 09/13/2012 5:58:44 AM PDT by xzins

Radical Islamist animals stormed our Libyan and Egyptian embassies. Four Americans, including our Libyan ambassador, are dead as a result. The designated fall guy for the latest example of violent, intolerant radical Islamists acting like violent, intolerant radical Islamists is Terry Jones.

Protesters angry over an amateurish American-made video denouncing Islam attacked the United States Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Tuesday, killing a State Department officer, while Egyptian demonstrators stormed over the fortified walls of the United States Embassy here.

…The mobs were set off by Egyptian media reports about a 14-minute trailer for the video, called “Innocence of Muslims,” that was released on the Web. The trailer opens with scenes of Egyptian security forces standing idle as Muslims pillage and burn the homes of Egyptian Christians. Then it cuts to cartoonish scenes depicting the Prophet Muhammad as a child of uncertain parentage, a buffoon, a womanizer, a homosexual, a child molester and a greedy, bloodthirsty thug.

The trailer was uploaded to YouTube by Sam Bacile, whom The Wall Street Journal Web site identified as a 52-year old Israeli-American real estate developer in California. He told the Web site he had raised $5 million from 100 Jewish donors to make the film. “Islam is a cancer,” Mr. Bacile was quoted as saying.

The video gained international attention when a Florida pastor began promoting it along with his own proclamation of Sept. 11 as “International Judge Muhammad Day.”

In a statement on Tuesday, the pastor, Terry Jones of Gainesville, Fla., called the film “an American production, not designed to attack Muslims but to show the destructive ideology of Islam” and said it “further reveals in a satirical fashion the life of Muhammad.”

He said the embassy and consulate attacks illustrated that Muslims “have no tolerance for anything outside of Muhammad” and called Islam “a total deception.”

Mr. Jones inspired deadly riots in Afghanistan in 2010 and 2011 by first threatening to burn copies of the Koran and then burning one in his church. He also once reportedly hanged President Obama in effigy.

In Benghazi on Tuesday, protesters with automatic rifles and rocket-propelled grenades attacked the United States Consulate and set it on fire, Libyan officials said. Some news reports said American guards inside the consulate had fired their weapons, and a brigade of Libyan security forces arriving on the scene had battled the attackers in the streets as well.

First of all, let me note that I’ve never had much use for Terry Jones. He’s a small time preacher who wants to become a big man by being needlessly offensive and seeking attention. That’s what I thought of him during his Koran burning stunt and nothing has happened since then to change my mind.

Additionally, I haven’t seen the video in question, although my assumption is that it is probably as offensive to Muslims as Piss Christ was to Christians. That being said, if you want to see it, here it is.

LINK TO "Mohammed movie trailer" (near end of article): http://dustinstockton.com/2012/09/terry-jones-didnt-cause-any-riots/

Of course, those last two sentences get to the heart of the matter, don’t they? Christians didn’t riot because of Piss Christ. In fact, if Christians reacted as violently as radical Muslims when were offended, most of the newspapers, TV stations, and Hollywood studios would be in ruins today. However, we’re much more tolerant than that. We also understand that part of the price of living in a free society is putting up with things we find grievously offensive.

On the other hand, there are radical Muslims all across the world who believe that NO ONE ON PLANET EARTH has a right to say something that offends them on pain of violent reprisals. If radical Muslims aren’t murdering people because of a film that depicts Muhammad negatively, they’re murdering people over a book that offends them. If they’re not murdering people over a book they don’t like, they’re murdering people for being Christians. If they’re not murdering people for being Christians, they’re murdering people over cartoons.

Do you see a pattern here?

The whole idea that Terry Jones could “cause” murderous riots in Afghanistan by burning a Koran or “cause” riots in Libya or Egypt because he supported a YouTube video is pure insanity. Once you go down that road and accept that way of thinking, where does it stop? Are we allowed to express our honest opinion of Muhammad? Are we allowed to criticize Islam? Are we allowed to oppose Sharia? Can we even promote Christianity anymore or is that no longer allowed because Islamic radicals don’t like it?

The problem isn’t this film or free speech: it’s violent Islamic radicals and OUR GOVERNMENT’S DECISION not to gun these animals down. If people want to cast blame, that’s where it belongs.


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: elections; islam; terryjones

1 posted on 09/13/2012 5:58:54 AM PDT by xzins
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To: xzins

Amen. Obummer is scapegoating Terry Jones because he is Teflon-Man and no buck ever stops at his desk.


2 posted on 09/13/2012 6:08:19 AM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: xzins

They should read some of the blogs - they’d explode all over again! Not a lot of respect for their false prophet on the world wide web.


3 posted on 09/13/2012 6:09:25 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: xzins

Shepard Smith was blaming Terry Jones.


4 posted on 09/13/2012 6:13:35 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: bboop

Terry Jones did not finance, produce, create, or distribute that movie.

He simply said he liked it and recommended it.

It’s like blaming me for the calories in a Wendy’s Double Cheese because I say I like them.


5 posted on 09/13/2012 6:16:47 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: lonestar

He can blame everybody under the sun. This is coordinated. This has NOTHING to do with a crazy preacher or a bad movie (which has been on YouTube for some time, now).


6 posted on 09/13/2012 6:17:39 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Bocephus hits a home run! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt_vjPqAVzI)
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To: xzins

Terry Jones is a two-fer for O: he ‘made’ the Muslims mad, and you must never do that to a perpetrator; he is a Christian, so he is in the target zone just for daring to believe in Truth and Evil.


7 posted on 09/13/2012 6:31:04 AM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: xzins

Jones is a convenient target for the islamic pig swill seeking to silence a man that dares call them out for being psychotic mass murderers.


8 posted on 09/13/2012 6:37:02 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

I agree . My point is that we know where Shep is getting his talking points. He makes me barf!


9 posted on 09/13/2012 6:44:34 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: xzins; Alter Kaker

Terry Jones didn’t produce, act in, or show the movie.

But some people (Generals, Alter Kaker) want to deny him his First Amendment Right to “Like” the movie, and perhaps even (gasp!) show it.

I might like to “Like” the movie and perhaps even (gasp!) show it. Does exercising my First Amendment Rights get me the Gestapo treatment too?

What about the movie 2016? Will Generals start calling everyone who showed or viewed that movie? I mean, Occupy Wall Street is probably pretty pissed about that movie, and OWS has been known to be violent.

Alter Kaker and the General’s standard is: “if it might piss someone off who is violent, you should avoid exercising your G-d given rights. And I say that while wearing the most powerful uniform on the planet. Kapisch?”


10 posted on 09/13/2012 6:44:41 AM 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: xzins

Even if Israel disappeared ....they would still hate us and would still do what they live to do to us.

Quit appeasing our enemies! Like socialism...it does not work.
It’s like paying ransoms with no good results.


11 posted on 09/13/2012 6:52:42 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: Uncle Miltie

General Dempsey should be censured for a blatantly political act.

He knew Jones had nothing whatsoever to do in the financing, production, writing, creating, etc. of that movie.

All Jones did was say he liked it and recommended it.


12 posted on 09/13/2012 6:55:13 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: xzins

” it’s violent Islamic radicals and OUR GOVERNMENT’S DECISION not to gun these animals down.”

I think it goes beyond that. The jihadists are obama’s mercenary army acting under his orders. If that Kenyan traitor is given another term, he will smuggle that army into America and start a war. Mexican authorities just arrested a bunch of jihadists in that country. I believe they were heading to America to reconnoiter and clear the way to smuggle in Muslim terrorists.

President Buckwheat wants the border open and wants border agents to stand down in order to allow an invasion by his jihadist army.


13 posted on 09/13/2012 6:55:40 AM PDT by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: lonestar
Your tag line is so right on. I wish I had thought of it since it is what I have been thinking for 40 years.

It actually embarrasses me to know that we have to live with and have to endure so many idiot people who would continue voting for reprobates like Johnson, Carter, Clinton, President Zer0 and and all the lesser "progressive" reprobates.

I have advocated here and other places that as long as the American People are enslaved by our "progressive income tax" system, the VERY LEAST that ought to happen is tax returns showing a net positive payment to the U.S. be presented before anyone is allowed to vote.

If some kind of restrictions on dead-beat voters are not instituted soon, we WILL lose the country and voting "restrictions" WILL be imposed on us all.

...as "they" say....no pay, no play..

14 posted on 09/13/2012 6:58:35 AM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Elections have consequences....)
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To: xzins
European History might have an explanation.

In 1683, King John Sobieski of Poland defeated the Turks at the Siege of Vienna. The date was September 12, 1683. For then, the muslims were driven out of Europe and Sobieski was called the “Savior of Europe”. The Muslims have returned to all of Europe. They have bitter memories and a hero is again needed.

Do not look to the West, especially the USA. We have a muslim or, at best, a muslim sympathizer in our White House!

15 posted on 09/13/2012 6:59:51 AM PDT by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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To: xzins

Streisand Effect: loudly demanding censorship is a surefire way of getting something publicized.


16 posted on 09/13/2012 7:08:41 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com)
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To: xzins
“further reveals in a satirical fashion the life of Muhammad.”

That's the worst thing that can happen to muzzies. Make their sand pirate founder the butt of jokes. Nobody likes the realization that they've been following an assclown, but that has exactly been the case for a billion goat humpers.

17 posted on 09/13/2012 7:09:03 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (Nuke Mecca.)
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To: xzins

Muslims are like leftists, especially leftist minorities,

always looking for any excuse to be “offended”
to justify barbaric behavior.

I’m sure this post fits the bill to a “T”.


18 posted on 09/13/2012 7:11:48 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: xzins

Gen. Dempsey needs to be called a fascist to his face.

As long as Rev. Jones doesn’t call for violence, he can say anything he d*mn well pleases!

Shame on you, General!


19 posted on 09/13/2012 7:28:56 AM PDT by elcid1970 (Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind. Deus vult!)
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To: xzins; Alter Kaker
The whole idea that Terry Jones could “cause” murderous riots in Afghanistan by burning a Koran or “cause” riots in Libya or Egypt because he supported a YouTube video is pure insanity. Once you go down that road and accept that way of thinking, where does it stop?

Indeed, where does it stop? Things that Muslims might find offensive include the Miss America pageant, department store websites featuring female models in swimsuits, barbecue joints in Texas that specialize in hog ribs, the Trinity Broadcasting Network, McDonald's eateries that remain open during Ramadan, and on, and on, and on.

20 posted on 09/13/2012 7:35:24 AM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: xzins

If I were Terry, receiving this call from the General:

“General, were you tasked with covering Obama’s butt, for lacking adequate protection for our Embassies, or his lack of awareness, due to disinterest in receiving Intel briefings?”

“Are you really going to pretend these premeditated attacks on 9/11 are MY fault?”

Then I’d send the tapes to all of the news agencies.


21 posted on 09/13/2012 8:06:10 AM PDT by G Larry (Progressives are Regressive because their objectives devolve to the lowest common denominator.)
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To: xzins
The problem isn't this film or free speech: it's violent radicals and OUR GOVERNMENT'S DECISION not to gun these animals down.

Certainly true and especially true in one respect on the home front. Not of course, using any fire power at this time, against the militant Islamists who create confusion by games on aircraft and so on. Prosecution under the existing laws would be a start.

I believe that the psychological effects are even more far reaching than many people realize. I recall with sadness, of prominent political figures going to a mosque following 9/11 in New York. Mark Steyn did a brilliant put down of such supplication.

Here in Canada already people have been threatened with prison for simply quoting the actual passages in the Koran as a hate filled manuscript. Yet, vile socio-pathic Islamists can use the internet and pour out hate. Absolutely nothing done, except in some cases, to delete it from the server.

What we are seeing is a de-facto control of the rights of free speech, right on our doorstep.

'Cept we on FR ain't buyin' it.

22 posted on 09/13/2012 8:26:15 AM PDT by Peter Libra
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To: xzins

Thanks Obama – The Terrorists You Used To Topple Regimes Are Now Attacking Our Embassies


23 posted on 09/13/2012 9:46:47 AM PDT by freedommom
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To: xzins

Thanks Obama – The Terrorists You Used To Topple Regimes Are Now Attacking Our Embassies


24 posted on 09/13/2012 9:47:41 AM PDT by freedommom
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear; All

“He can blame everybody under the sun. This is coordinated. This has NOTHING to do with a crazy preacher or a bad movie (which has been on YouTube for some time, now).”

Yes, it IS coordinated. These actions are not springing autochthonously from random Muslim mobs. They are organized and funded by agents provacateurs, who serve a small sinister group that wants to start World War III for its own dark occultic purposes.

We should not fall for the ruse. It should be easy to see through this:

The “Mainstream Media” is nothing but a propaganda organ for the world’s international financial elite. It’s an army of paid liars; that’s why “alternative media” has arisen.

The “mainstream media” keeps trying to get us to believe that a bunch of Muslims want to destroy America because they were offended by a movie...since we know the media are liars, we should not believe their propaganda. We should look instead at the Tavistock Institute, the Rothchilds, et al.

Don’t fall into the trap!


25 posted on 09/13/2012 11:37:52 AM PDT by Renfield (Turning apples into venison since 1999!)
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