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17 Afghans beheaded by the Taliban because they danced at a party
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | Monday, August 27, 2012, 8:51 AM | unknown

Posted on 11/12/2012 6:54:58 PM PST by haffast

KABUL, Afghanistan - Insurgents beheaded 17 civilians in a Taliban-controlled area of southern Afghanistan, apparently because they attended a dance party that flouted the extreme brand of Islam embraced by the militants, officials said Monday.

The killings, in a district where U.S. Marines have battled the Taliban for years, were a reminder of how much power the insurgent group still wields in the south - particularly as international forces draw down and hand areas over to Afghan forces.

The victims were part of a large group that had gathered late Sunday in Helmand province's Musa Qala district for a celebration involving music and dancing, said district government chief Neyamatullah Khan. He said the Taliban slaughtered them to show their disapproval of the event.

All of the bodies were decapitated but it was not clear if they had been shot first, said provincial government spokesman Daoud Ahmadi.

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Many Afghans and international observers have expressed worries that the Taliban's brutal interpretation of Islamic justice will return as international forces withdraw. Under the Taliban, who ruled the country from 1996 to 2001, all music and film was banned as un-Islamic, and women were barred from leaving their homes without a male family member as an escort.

Helmand is one of the areas seeing the largest reduction in U.S. troops, as the force increase ordered up by President Barack Obama departs. The U.S. started drawing down forces from a peak of nearly 103,000 last year, and plans to have decreased to 68,000 troops in country by October.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; obama; religionofpeace; taliban
The dance goes on.
1 posted on 11/12/2012 6:55:07 PM PST by haffast
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To: haffast

Couldn’t Obama the Caliph save them?

No, it was the will of Allah.


2 posted on 11/12/2012 7:01:45 PM PST by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: haffast

LET it go on..! If it were instead 170 then that, also would not merit a single drop of American blood.

LET THEM HAVE THEIR CRAZY WAYS, let’s love our boys more.


3 posted on 11/12/2012 7:02:59 PM PST by gaijin
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To: haffast

Animals killing animals. I sooooo care.


4 posted on 11/12/2012 7:04:14 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: haffast

15th century people with 19th century weapons and I-phones in their pockets

5 posted on 11/12/2012 7:04:46 PM PST by Baynative
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To: haffast

But but.. I was dancing as fast as I can.. YIKES!

What else did they expect.. Dancing.. what fools.. geeeze


6 posted on 11/12/2012 7:05:01 PM PST by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: haffast

So now I gotta cut loose...Headloose....


7 posted on 11/12/2012 7:06:27 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: haffast

Let me guess. The Taliban were mad because somebody was dancing and it wasn’t pre-adolescent boys


8 posted on 11/12/2012 7:08:45 PM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: dfwgator

Beheaded for “dancing”. Sure...all cultures are equal.


9 posted on 11/12/2012 7:10:07 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: haffast
The Real "War on Women".
10 posted on 11/12/2012 7:10:13 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, it's back. 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: haffast

Which kind of extremist could American marxists actually have an easier time living with, the Taliban who beheads people for dancing at a party or my Aunt Theresa who is a member of her local Tea Party?


11 posted on 11/12/2012 7:10:19 PM PST by Slyfox
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To: machogirl

crickets from the libs.


12 posted on 11/12/2012 7:11:36 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, it's back. 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: haffast
There's not a dime's worth of difference between those rag bastards and the rag bastard @ 1600.

Totalitarian lunatics, end of.


             

13 posted on 11/12/2012 7:14:15 PM PST by tomkat (a million tiny cuts .. add yours daily .. be creative)
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To: haffast

Changing the hearts and minds... oh wait...


14 posted on 11/12/2012 7:15:01 PM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: haffast

The Massacrena


15 posted on 11/12/2012 7:20:45 PM PST by bramps (Sarah Palin got more votes in 2008 than Romney did in 2012)
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To: haffast

Ouch, that would sure ruin a guy’s beer buzz.


16 posted on 11/12/2012 7:21:33 PM PST by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Romney & Ryan.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: MrBambaLaMamba

Obamites see value in “diversity” and respect the “faith traditions” of others, unless of course you’re having a “Tea Party”.


17 posted on 11/12/2012 7:21:40 PM PST by haffast
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To: carlo3b

There was nothing found of the one who was chewing gum.


18 posted on 11/12/2012 7:24:29 PM PST by haffast
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To: haffast
There was nothing found of the one who was chewing gum.

"Boy, is he strict."

19 posted on 11/12/2012 7:25:27 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: bramps

Massacrena. good one.


20 posted on 11/12/2012 7:26:44 PM PST by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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Remove our troops then cleanse that shithole by turning up the temperature to about 5000 degrees.

I am so sick of these subhumans.


21 posted on 11/12/2012 7:37:40 PM PST by Kevin in California
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To: haffast

Screwhead Primates Gone Wild XVIII! This is why Curtis LeMay made B-52s.


22 posted on 11/12/2012 7:49:42 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: haffast
Many Afghans and international observers have expressed worries that the Taliban's brutal interpretation of Islamic justice will return as international forces withdraw.

can't happen...Biden guaranteed it
23 posted on 11/12/2012 8:14:32 PM PST by stylin19a (Obama ->The Jayson Blair administration)
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To: haffast

The strangest part of this is they were celebrating BO’s victory.

Talk about a conundrum

The ‘serfs’ here were just ‘losing their heads’ in joy, they didn’t go the extra nine yards....


24 posted on 11/12/2012 8:27:14 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "Hope in one hand and $hiite in the other and see which fills up first".)
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To: haffast

I blame Romney/s


25 posted on 11/12/2012 8:42:24 PM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Romans 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: machogirl
The Real "War on Women".

What angers me to no end is NOW and all these sacred bleeding hearts NEVER speak of this crap, never speak of the acid baths and rapes and beatings and "disHONOR killings." Noooo it's all tolerance and shar'ia law and cultural diversity the spineless idiots.

26 posted on 11/12/2012 8:47:14 PM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Romans 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: Karliner

nope, even when it happens in this Country by the ROP


27 posted on 11/12/2012 8:49:18 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, it's back. 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: Karliner; machogirl

You nailed it. The libs care only about what’s between a woman’s legs. They don’t care about the whole woman at all. They don’t care about her very LIFE.


28 posted on 11/12/2012 8:50:07 PM PST by thecodont
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To: haffast

To be fair, maybe they were executed for their wide lapels and bell-bottoms.


29 posted on 11/12/2012 8:52:47 PM PST by RFEngineer
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To: thecodont

They celebrate now (code pinkies and feminists) the very thing they were ticked off about (on of many), looking at women just as “objects” and “body parts”.

Can they even see their own hypocrisy or do they even care?


30 posted on 11/12/2012 9:15:54 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, it's back. 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: xrmusn
The strangest part of this is they were celebrating BO’s victory.

Bush' fault

31 posted on 11/12/2012 9:31:14 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: xrmusn

The strangest part of this is they were celebrating BO’s victory.

I wonder if they were dancing to the Bruce Springsteen song
“Dancing in the dark”


32 posted on 11/12/2012 10:07:18 PM PST by sanjuanbob
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To: thecodont
You nailed it. The libs care only about what’s between a woman’s legs. They don’t care about the whole woman at all. They don’t care about her very LIFE.

They don't even care about that because if they did they would be outraged over female genital mutilation. What they really care about is murdering their own babies and not having any guilt for it.

33 posted on 11/12/2012 11:27:05 PM PST by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: haffast

I’ll bet no one gets beheaded for attending dance parties there where boys dance around dressed as girls.


34 posted on 11/13/2012 3:31:04 AM PST by mikey_hates_everything
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To: haffast

and this is what shouyld be stopped.....these radical muslims are the devils deciples


35 posted on 11/13/2012 4:20:13 AM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: Baynative

Must be all the inbreeding that makes them think like they do?.


36 posted on 11/13/2012 8:11:16 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: haffast

Party poopers. Oh well, at least there are fewer young mobile terrorist factories walking around.


37 posted on 11/13/2012 3:10:07 PM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: dfwgator
Hah, that got a chuckle out of me. And you planted an earworm.

What barbaric people these cultists are, withdraw our troops, let them kill each other off.

38 posted on 11/13/2012 3:29:06 PM PST by RikaStrom ("To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." ~Voltaire)
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