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Jordan On The Brink: Muslim Brotherhood Mobilize (50K demonstrators) for King Abdullah’s overthrow
Debkafiles ^ | September 25, 2012, 8:50

Posted on 09/25/2012 4:03:18 PM PDT by drewh

Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood has given King Abdullah II notice that he has until October to bow to their demand to transform the Hashemite Kingdom into a constitutional monarchy or face "Arab Spring" style street pressure for his abdication. Middle East sources report that Israeli and Saudi intelligence watchers are becoming increasingly concerned about the approaching climax of the conflict in Amman between Islamists and the throne.

For Israel, an upheaval in Jordan bodes the tightening of the Islamist noose around its borders – Egypt and Libya to the south and Syria to the north, with unpredictable consequences with regard to Jordan’s Palestinian population.

Saudi Arabia, already threatened by Iranian aggression, fears the oil kingdom may be next in line if its northern neighbor is crushed under the marching feet of the “Arab Spring.”

The oil kingdom’s royal rulers are reported to have belatedly woken up to the peril and are in a panic. They realize that their preoccupation with helping Syrian rebels overthrow Bashar Assad misdirected their attention from the enemies lurking at their own door.

Thousands of articles in the Arab press in the past year have predicted that after the Muslim Brotherhood seizes power in Damascus, Amman would be next in its sights followed by Riyadh.

The Jordanian monarch has options:

1. He could bow to the main Muslim Brotherhood’s demand by submitting to the kingdom’s transition to a constitutional monarchy and the transfer of executive power to an MB-led government by means of the electoral reforms for which the Brothers have been pushing for years. In Jordan as in Egypt, the Brothers hope for a two-third majority in a free election.

2. He could stand up to the Brotherhood’s demands and order his security, intelligence and military forces to crack down on the opposition. This course carries the risk of plunging Jordan into the carnage of civil war among the diverse segments of the population.

The biggest dangers come from the Bedouin tribes, whose traditional allegiance to the Hashemite throne has weakened in recent years, and the Palestinians who form 60 percent of the population.

3. He could seek to negotiate a compromise through various brokers. Our sources report that several attempts at mediation have been ventured of late, but got nowhere because the Muslim Brotherhood sent its most radical leaders to the table and they left very little margin for compromise.

According to sources at the royal court, Abdullah will very soon meet with MB leaders for a personal appeal for calm after years of heated debate. Most observers believe that he has left it too late and by now the Muslim Brotherhood has got the bit between its teeth.

Indeed, according to an internal memorandum leaked to the Al-Hayat newspaper, the MB has already set a date for mass demonstrations against the King to start on Oct. 10 and ordered its members to go to work at once to mobilize at least 50,000 demonstrators for daily protests against the king and the royal family until he bows to their will.

The memorandum states: “Every member must be dedicated to communicate with his relatives, close friends, acquaintances, fellow employees and various Islamic groups and patriots…” It calls for the formation of “hotbeds to… focus on the participation of groups affiliated with universities, schools and women’s organizations.”

Protesters are also advised on tactics for overcoming a security crackdown. Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood has therefore moved forward from opposition propaganda, debating and political pressure to activism against the throne. Both Jordanian camps are anxiously watching to see which way the wind blows in the White House.

President Barack Obama has a balancing act to resolve: On the one hand, the Jordanian king has long been a staunch American ally and friend, its mainstay in many regional crises. On the other, Obama regards the Muslim Brotherhood as the linchpin of his external policy of outreach to the Muslim world.


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1 posted on 09/25/2012 4:03:21 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

I’ve been noting for a while that if Jordon falls then Israel is truely surrounded on all sides by enemies who want to destroy. Jordon is the last domino. If they go jihadist does that set the battle of Gog/Magog into motion?


2 posted on 09/25/2012 4:06:42 PM PDT by circlecity
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To: drewh

How long until Zero throws the king under the bus?


3 posted on 09/25/2012 4:06:54 PM PDT by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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To: Hugin

How long till we end up defending the Saudi oil fields?


4 posted on 09/25/2012 4:08:20 PM PDT by drewh
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To: Hugin

Anything guesses over sixty seconds, and they’re just not paying attention.


5 posted on 09/25/2012 4:08:23 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Imagine how bad these global protests would be, if Obama hadn't won us so many new friends.)
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To: drewh

The loss of Jordan is a big big problem.


6 posted on 09/25/2012 4:08:32 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Hugin

Any guesses over sixty seconds, and they’re just not paying attention.


7 posted on 09/25/2012 4:08:35 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Imagine how bad these global protests would be, if Obama hadn't won us so many new friends.)
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To: drewh

Didn’t we get an internal report that 2011 was the “year of the despots”, and 2012 would be the “year of the kings”?

Glenn Beck told us to watch Jordan very closely. It now looks like the Muslim Brotherhood are trying to surround Israel. This cannot be ignored. First Egypt, the ongoing conflict in Syria to overthrow Assad, and next it will be Jordan plunged into chaos. A nation to watch for sure.


8 posted on 09/25/2012 4:09:28 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: drewh

Somewhere Najeeb Halaby is viscerally ill.


9 posted on 09/25/2012 4:10:17 PM PDT by stboz
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To: drewh

We should take a stand to defend Jordan’s king.

Put the swamp-rats in their place for a change.


10 posted on 09/25/2012 4:10:19 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Imagine how bad these global protests would be, if Obama hadn't won us so many new friends.)
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To: drewh

Bad news if true. Abdullah is a muslim in name only at best and the Jordanians have it better than muzzies anywhere else in the mideast.


11 posted on 09/25/2012 4:11:07 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: drewh
From the article: “the Bedouin tribes, whose traditional allegiance to the Hashemite throne has weakened in recent years...”

Anyone know why?

12 posted on 09/25/2012 4:11:37 PM PDT by Leaning Right
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To: DoughtyOne
I beleive we're already taking a stand and fighting a war by proxy inside Syria.

Iran basically admitted they are sending troops to fight there...

13 posted on 09/25/2012 4:12:07 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh
The filthy sowdis want more 'living' space. Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud: Heir to Saudi throne sued by Lloyd’s for financial support of Al Qaeda, other Jihadists On June 20, 2012 · In Al Qaeda, Islamic charities, Jihad, Jihadist Groups/Individuals, Saudi Arabia, Terror, Terror Funding, terrorism Kagan shielded Saudis from 9/11 lawsuit You won't believe whose side Obama pick took after terror President Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Elena Kagan, helped shield Saudi Arabia from lawsuits filed by families of 9/11 victims seeking to target countries and leaders who helped finance al-Qaida.
14 posted on 09/25/2012 4:12:25 PM PDT by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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To: drewh

Don’t worry.

Barry will just call up the King and tell him it’s time for him to leave.

Problem solved. Magical Muslim unicorns then can graze in peaceful pastures while the planet heals.


15 posted on 09/25/2012 4:12:44 PM PDT by mojito
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To: drewh

“Obama regards the Muslim Brotherhood as the linchpin of his external policy of outreach to the Muslim world.....”

This is how it happens with liberals. That stupid leftist skunk Obama has got us in bed with the worst of the worst, because he has contempt for traditional “allies”. The beautiful revolution he is supporting will devour us.

Oh, don’t worry, the liberal elites like Obama can kill millions (i.e. Cambodia) and they sleep so soundly at night. They are political sociopaths. No, the price will be paid by the common people and by our soldiers sent off to fight in desperate situations.


16 posted on 09/25/2012 4:12:44 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: drewh
For Israel, an upheaval in Jordan bodes the tightening of the Islamist noose around its borders

.. that seals it. Jordan is toast.. next on Obama's list.

Somewhere there is a youtube video made in America about to get the blame for creating the violence and causing the downfall of King Abdullah.

17 posted on 09/25/2012 4:13:04 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: circlecity

Surround Israel on all sides. Certainly appears to be the plan


18 posted on 09/25/2012 4:13:46 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: DoughtyOne

Would Saudi Arabia not protect Jordan’s king? He is part of the family if I recall correctly, and look how they mobilized to crackdown on the protests in Bahrain when it looked like their monarchy would be overthrown.
In a sense, the kings have an advantage that Mubarak and Gaddafi didn’t. They stick together to preserve their own power and wealth.


19 posted on 09/25/2012 4:15:04 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: drewh
All according to my plan.


20 posted on 09/25/2012 4:15:11 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Viennacon

The Saudis might not protect the Jordanian King if their empire was at risk.


21 posted on 09/25/2012 4:16:54 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh
Now that the POS-muslim ∅bummer traitor has shut-down almost all US offshore drilling, is attacking fracking thru the corrupt, criminal EPA, is shutting down huge numbers of coal-fired plants all over the US, we'll see $10+/gal gas when the ME collapses. Sure, we only get 20-30% from them, but Europe and Asia will quickly be after our Canadian and Venezuelan sources when their ME spigot is turned-off. The SPR (strategic petroleum reserve) won't last long. Electricity and nat gas will more than 'necessarily skyrocket'; they'll go into orbit. Grim times are coming.
22 posted on 09/25/2012 4:17:23 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office!)
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To: drewh

DrewH, I’m not sure if you’re kidding or referencing something I’m not aware of.

I know Iran stated they were going to help the Syrian leadership, but how are we involved? Are you referencing the Obama team, or your and my team here?


23 posted on 09/25/2012 4:19:08 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Imagine how bad these global protests would be, if Obama hadn't won us so many new friends.)
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To: drewh

Guess being a king who’s a direct descendant of Mohammed only carries you so far with these f***s.


24 posted on 09/25/2012 4:19:32 PM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: drewh
I don't know but when the Saudi King dies or is brought down--the twelvers will be full-tilt-boogie.

They will then expect the Mahadi to come struttin' in like those old keep on truckin' posters.

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25 posted on 09/25/2012 4:20:04 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: drewh

A couple of months ago I predicted Jordan would be the next domino to fall to the MB......

And I was listening to news out of Russia a couple of days ago, and they said that there is a growing movement to overthrow the government in Bahrain. They accused the King there of mass tortures worse than Saddam’s, theft from the people’s money, and general evilness.

Then the UAE will go, if 0bama and Huma get their way.


26 posted on 09/25/2012 4:20:33 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: drewh

The oil kingdom’s royal rulers are reported to have belatedly woken up to the peril and are in a panic. They realize that their preoccupation with helping Syrian rebels overthrow Bashar Assad misdirected their attention from the enemies lurking at their own door.
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Do you suppose that decades of supporting their religious institutions teaching jihad and churning out future bin Ladens by the carload just might have been ill-advised.

So now they panic?

Idiots.


27 posted on 09/25/2012 4:20:51 PM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: Viennacon

Saudi Arabia better step up, or their kingdom is next.

I also note that the demand letter to Jordan’s king makes it sound like the M.B. wants to get this over with while Obama can still help.


28 posted on 09/25/2012 4:21:20 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Imagine how bad these global protests would be, if Obama hadn't won us so many new friends.)
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To: drewh

This is bad. Really bad. King Abdullah has been a strong ally of the US (as Middle East allies go). If the Brotherhood get rid of him...all bets are off.


29 posted on 09/25/2012 4:21:58 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: drewh

You’re next Abdullah...


30 posted on 09/25/2012 4:22:53 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: DoughtyOne

I think the Obama team is definitely helping the rebels, nothing to base it on or have verifable proof yet.


31 posted on 09/25/2012 4:23:13 PM PDT by drewh
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To: bayouranger

Entirely true. The Mid-East royals will stab us in the back when they can get away with it, but ultimately, they need us. Their lavish lifestyles last only as long as they are in power, and lately, the people are beginning to realize their blood runs black instead of blue.
Our system in Egypt was much better. We should have just broken all the ME borders and put the entire region under Mubarak.


32 posted on 09/25/2012 4:24:06 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: drewh

Well that’s just great. I really admire him and beautiful wife.

Spring is in the air.

Brought to you by Obama’s family, from around the world...

More of our technology is going to get into the hands of lunatics.

Hey, new name for the region “Loonitica” , “LoonVille”...skip it.

There is going to come a point when we are going to have to play Cowboys and Moslems, again and support despots who will enforce peace in their fiefdoms...

Gonna be a huge Shit Sandwich and we are all going to have to take a bite...


33 posted on 09/25/2012 4:27:30 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: drewh

This is bad. Obama, who is no doubt responsible for all this, turned out to be ten times worse than anyone imagined, if that’s even possible.


34 posted on 09/25/2012 4:28:21 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: LegendHasIt

Bahrain is just waiting to blow up. With a huge shiite population, they’re being backed by Iran in their quest to overthrow the Khalifas.
I’m not sure what the situation in the UAE or Qatar is. They could realistically be next. Apparently, the only nation safe from this crap is Oman.


35 posted on 09/25/2012 4:29:20 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: drewh
Perhaps the worst thing Obama has done in foreign policy (and that's saying a lot) was toppling Mubarak.

He ignored the Iran revolution, and instead chose to topple one of our biggest allies.

Took his lesson from Carter in toppling the Shah which has led to decades of problems.

36 posted on 09/25/2012 4:31:30 PM PDT by what's up
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To: circlecity

An Israel surrounded is a dangerous Israel. The jihadis should think this through (which they won’t) or else Israel is going to find itself annexing an awful lot of territory at the end of this next war.


37 posted on 09/25/2012 4:32:07 PM PDT by MeganC (The Cinemark theatre in Aurora, CO is a 'Gun Free Zone'. Spread the word.)
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To: Viennacon

All of which means the GCC is highly motivated to assist in the destruction of Iran, moreso even than Israel


38 posted on 09/25/2012 4:32:17 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: carriage_hill

Yep, it isn’t that we get some 20-30% from these clowns but how much the rest of the world relies on them and what percentage they get from the ME, which is more than us.

If Mutt become President he needs to open the American Spigot and work ethic otherwise we are screwed.

The modern world can’t handle a breakdown in their economies as much as the atavistic world of the Middle East.

They just don’t rely on the number of things we do to live daily.

then again, we could FK them, starting with Egypt, and tell them “Now about that $1.5 billion we send you. Don’t worry about that but, our ships just won’t be delivering any more grain until you straighten up”.

‘ave nice day...


39 posted on 09/25/2012 4:32:28 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: carriage_hill
Electricity and nat gas will more than 'necessarily skyrocket'; they'll go into orbit. Grim times are coming.

Since Oboma took office, people have been preparing for the worst. People can sense things, even though they may not be able to explain why or how they "know" something isn't right. An Oboma reelection will bring the world to it's end. Things will not be fixed by the same type of conciseness that created them.

If Oboma loses, the people of the world will still have a fighting chance to survive after the clean up, but many will starve or die trying to steal a meal from someone else. There will be no social programs available for the dependent democrat base. Obomas faithful followers will suffer the most. (They'll be reaping exactly what they've sown. They've sold their souls to the devil.)

40 posted on 09/25/2012 4:34:31 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: drewh

Nice job Obama and Hillary..so nice to know how strong you are on foreign policy.Of course all this will keep everyone from talking about the econemy. How many voters care about this?


41 posted on 09/25/2012 4:34:52 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Viennacon

Thanks for the info...
Why do you think Oman is exempt?
I never even though about that, so am clueless in that respect.


42 posted on 09/25/2012 4:39:29 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: dalebert
Of course all this will keep everyone from talking about the econemy. How many voters care about this?

Higher fuel prices will bring the U.S. to it's knees. The Oboma melt down in the middle east is pretty scary stuff - not to mention the fact that those people over there are friggen bloodthirsty savages who are getting more and more empowered (with our own tax dollars and weapons) every day by this administration.

I believe Oboma and Rev. write are on the same wave length - Death to Israel, and death to America. There's no way this level of world destruction is occurring by accident.

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43 posted on 09/25/2012 4:47:05 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: LegendHasIt

Oman hasn’t suffered any serious infiltration by Al-Qaeda recently. The government there is reasonably popular from what I’ve read, and the sultan also lacks the stigma of close ties to the Saudis, unlike the king of Jordan and others. Oman is an ally of the other monarchies without doubt, but you won’t see them huddling with Qatar and Kuwait etc.
They stay out of the news, which is a good sign.


44 posted on 09/25/2012 4:56:00 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Jeremiah Jr

45 posted on 09/25/2012 4:58:06 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Viennacon

If there is any connection between the two families I don’t think it is close. The Hashemite family for a long time ruled the Mecca-Medina region of Arabia, until they were kicked out by the Saudis. Fortunately for the Hashemites the British had given them Transjordan and Iraq to rule by then. (They lost Iraq in the 1958 revolt.) I think the Saudis came from a different part of Arabia to begin with.


46 posted on 09/25/2012 4:59:09 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: what's up

Carter had two great achievements in foreign policy—getting the shah replaced by Khomeini, and getting Abel Muzorewa replaced by Robert Mugabe.


47 posted on 09/25/2012 5:02:35 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Leaning Right

What I read, was that this new, younger, king does not relate well to the Beduins, and the tribes have lost a lot of their income and prosperity due to economic changes. There was a report that he went out to western Jordan to meet them, but stood on a podium with his bodyguards twirling their submachine guns, made a speech, then left without participating in the traditional meal. You may as well punch a Beduin in the face as refuse to share a meal - most insulting.

I have been to Jordan, and I observed the impact of a huge number of Iraqi refugees entering the country - quite destabalising.

Jordan also has an uneasy relationship with Israel. In recent years, members of the Israeli govt have once again started refering to Jordan as “the Palestinian state” and Jordanians see this as non-recognition, and blame their own govt for mishandling the “peace”.


48 posted on 09/25/2012 5:06:10 PM PDT by BlackVeil
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To: Viennacon

Thanks!


49 posted on 09/25/2012 5:06:30 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: drewh

have often wondered how long 27 virgins would last. Once you went through them would you get another 27? If yes, then would you not be getting an unlimited supply of virgins? Why the limit of 27 virgins? After that are you then kicked out of heaven? Is this the highest number that he could come up with that the people would understand? Or do the virgins regenerate after fornication to be virgins again? That would be creepy and just a little bit of false advertising. I mean after an infinity of time, those virgins just might be showing a little bit age on them without some kind of intervention. Is that really truth in advertising? Or maybe you get 27 virgins and they stay virgins because you are unable to fornicate with thme. That would answer most of these questions and would add a little humor to the discussion. You know fly a plane into a building so that you can WATCH 27 virgins walking around your tent.


50 posted on 09/25/2012 5:07:14 PM PDT by dirtymac (Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country. Really NOW!!!!)
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