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Empire State Building to Glow Green for Muslim Holiday
Breitbart ^ | 10/10/07 | AFP

Posted on 10/10/2007 8:04:51 PM PDT by Fargo Rock

New York's iconic Empire State Building is to be lit up green from Friday in honor of the Muslim holiday of Eid, the biggest festival in the Muslim calendar marking the end of Ramadan, officials said.

"This is the first time that the Empire State Building will be illuminated for Eid, and the lighting will become an annual event in the same tradition of the yearly lightings for Christmas and Hannukah," according to a statement.

Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month, is expected to be celebrated in New York from Friday, depending on when the new moon is sighted, and the city's tallest skyscraper will remain green until Sunday.

Built in the early 1930s, the 443-meter-tall (1,454-feet-tall) Empire State Building was first lit up with colored lighting in 1976, when red, white and blue lights were used to mark the American Bicentennial.

An estimated seven million Muslims live in the United States.


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KEYWORDS: islam; muhammadsminions; muslim; stopislamization; waronislamism
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1 posted on 10/10/2007 8:04:53 PM PDT by Fargo Rock
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To: Fargo Rock; Thinkin' Gal

It’s the end of the world as we know it....


2 posted on 10/10/2007 8:06:15 PM PDT by Lijahsbubbe (I get enough exercise just pushing my luck)
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To: Fargo Rock
Empire State Building to Go (Be Lit) Green for Muslim Holiday (Insanity!)
3 posted on 10/10/2007 8:07:29 PM PDT by Pyro7480 ("Jesu, Jesu, Jesu, esto mihi Jesus" -St. Ralph Sherwin's last words at Tyburn)
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To: Lijahsbubbe

unlike that song i don’t feel fine


4 posted on 10/10/2007 8:08:36 PM PDT by Eyes Unclouded (We won't ever free our guns but be sure we'll let them triggers go....)
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To: Fargo Rock

What a great idea. I think they should do the same thing with the World Trade Center. How cool would that be? Two one-thousand foot tall buildings glo......oh.....wait a minute.....


5 posted on 10/10/2007 8:08:59 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all.)
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To: Fargo Rock
How sad, the dwelling away of Western Civ.
6 posted on 10/10/2007 8:09:15 PM PDT by RKB-AFG (1133)
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To: Fargo Rock

This pisses me off big time. Islam is a death cult.


7 posted on 10/10/2007 8:09:55 PM PDT by BreezyDog
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To: Fargo Rock

Blood red lights would be far more appropriate, for the endless millions of innocents slaughtered to coerce “conversions” in the 1400 evil years of Islam’s vile existence.


8 posted on 10/10/2007 8:10:44 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (The ideal tyranny is that which is ignorantly self-administered by its victims.)
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To: Fargo Rock
It's long overdue. I can't remember the last time a New York City skyscraper was lit up to honor Islam.


9 posted on 10/10/2007 8:10:51 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (We didn't "win" the Cold War. We had a half-time lead.)
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To: Fargo Rock

I’m going to be passing near Manhattan on Friday.I think I’ll take a detour to the ESB and go up to the observation deck wearing a jacket whose pockets are overflowing with pork chops.


10 posted on 10/10/2007 8:11:36 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If martyrdom is so cool,why does Osama Obama go to such great lengths to avoid it?)
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To: Fargo Rock

They’re sending a definite message, “Hit the Chrysler Building first.”


11 posted on 10/10/2007 8:13:11 PM PDT by dighton
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To: Fargo Rock

Bloomberg strikes again. Why do we allow these left-wing jerks to run as Republicans is beyond reason.


12 posted on 10/10/2007 8:14:27 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Search for Folding Project - Join FR Team 36120)
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To: Fargo Rock

This is a fair deal, don’t you think? After all, in muslim cities they decorate their buildings for Christmas. Don’t they?


13 posted on 10/10/2007 8:16:08 PM PDT by Migraine (...diversity is great... until it happens to YOU...)
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To: Fargo Rock

New York realizes that, after so many months without tall buildings being brought down, it must better advertise their landmarks to those who are most likely to continue the attacks.


14 posted on 10/10/2007 8:16:11 PM PDT by ConservativeMind
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To: Fargo Rock

F**k you, Empire State Building.


15 posted on 10/10/2007 8:17:15 PM PDT by Jaysun (It's outlandishly inappropriate to suggest that I'm wrong.)
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To: Eyes Unclouded

I’m with you - this makes me want to throw up.


16 posted on 10/10/2007 8:17:53 PM PDT by linear (We must act now to conserve the Earth's precious supply of momentum!)
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To: Fargo Rock

The Islamo-facists must be wetting their robes from laughing so hard at us.


17 posted on 10/10/2007 8:18:03 PM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: Fargo Rock

It is only reasonable that Mecca should glow as well.


18 posted on 10/10/2007 8:18:32 PM PDT by elpinta (Tagline temporarily out of service)
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To: Fargo Rock

Nobody here complained when they lit it up Red White and Blue for the 4™ of July.


19 posted on 10/10/2007 8:18:57 PM PDT by null and void (Lib-uh-rulz can't foresee even the clearest consequences to their actions...)
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To: Fargo Rock
Empire State Building to Glow Green for Muslim Holiday

Maybe the West could help the Qa'aba glow green for the next thousand or so holidays.
20 posted on 10/10/2007 8:21:34 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: Fargo Rock

Huh. So the Empire State Building (presumably a future target of Muslim terrorists) will look like it would through night-vision goggles?


21 posted on 10/10/2007 8:21:39 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Fargo Rock

Puke green, no doubt.


22 posted on 10/10/2007 8:23:50 PM PDT by i_dont_chat (Your choice if you take offense.)
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To: linear

I was in elementary school during the Clinton years. Tell me is this how it felt? Is this feeling what I get to look forward to?


23 posted on 10/10/2007 8:26:50 PM PDT by Eyes Unclouded (We won't ever free our guns but be sure we'll let them triggers go....)
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To: Fargo Rock

24 posted on 10/10/2007 8:28:49 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
I would take a large bag of pork skins and chomp on them unceremoniously while taking a tour....

I take bags of pork skins on every plane ride I take and refer to them as Moose limb repellent.

25 posted on 10/10/2007 8:29:15 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard; Texas Eagle

Good comments.


26 posted on 10/10/2007 8:29:57 PM PDT by Captainpaintball
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To: Fargo Rock

ARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR.......Crap


27 posted on 10/10/2007 8:33:27 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (Hoping my 'carbon footprint' has crushed a few liberals)
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To: Captainpaintball

Who makes the decisions for that building?


28 posted on 10/10/2007 8:33:28 PM PDT by notaliberal
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To: Fargo Rock
If Frank Sinatra was alive today, he may have sung...

And yes, I posted this on the other thread...

Start spreading the news...
They're going insane...
Are you guys f--king retarded?
New york, New York?!?!

This Malkin's a jew...
Is he full of self hate?
Kisses the ass of Mohammed?
In 'ol New York...

Don't wanna wake up
To that building all lit up in green
It should be orange this week,
For halloween

These liberal clowns rule
And we've got no say
The Empire State's now islamic?
in New york New york...

If they can make Eid there
They'll make Eid EVERYWHERE!!!
You bunch of fools!
New York, New york...

29 posted on 10/10/2007 8:34:26 PM PDT by Captainpaintball
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To: notaliberal
Who makes the decisions for that building?

read post 29 for the answer!!! :)

30 posted on 10/10/2007 8:36:09 PM PDT by Captainpaintball
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To: Eyes Unclouded

Yes. And yes.


31 posted on 10/10/2007 8:36:43 PM PDT by null and void (Lib-uh-rulz can't foresee even the clearest consequences to their actions...)
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To: Captainpaintball

I’d change the first line to

Start spreading your cheeks...
They’re going insane...
Are you guys f—king retarded?
New york, New York?!?!


32 posted on 10/10/2007 8:44:41 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (The media will always kiss the hand that slaps it--Rand)
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To: Fargo Rock

We often make derogatory comments about the French and their apparent submissiveness to Islam, but I have never heard the Eifel Tower being lit up in green. I guess we’re slowly catching up with France.


33 posted on 10/10/2007 8:47:31 PM PDT by 353FMG (Government is the opiate of the people.)
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To: taxed2death
"The Islamo-facists must be wetting their robes from laughing so hard at us."

They're wetting their robes after wizzing down our necks, marking their territory, and not shaking their wankers after they are finished.
Yup, they're probably laughing at us as well.

Also, the illegal Mexican invaders and their enablers are becoming quite adept at 'lifting their legs' and dominantly marking their territory.

In the grand scheme of things this pi$$ing contest-by the illegal invaders and the islamofascists - constitutes an an overt act of territorial dominance. It is meant to send us a message, and we're are expected to believe that the pi$$ is rain.

The only question is: How long are patriots willing to endure these insults prior to getting their fill and taking some action.

I've had it up to my neck with this bovine excrement

Stand Fast

/jasper out

34 posted on 10/10/2007 8:48:12 PM PDT by Jasper (Stand Fast, Craigellachie!!)
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To: Fargo Rock
Proving once again that... Liberalism is a Mental Disorder!
35 posted on 10/10/2007 8:48:28 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: FreeAtlanta

>...Why do we allow these left-wing jerks to run as Republicans is beyond reason.<

If evil can infiltrate the Democrat party, who is to say evil cannot also infiltrate the Republican party?

The time must be growing short, for Satan is working overtime!


36 posted on 10/10/2007 8:56:05 PM PDT by Paperdoll ( Duncan Hunter '08)
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To: Fargo Rock

Why are we kissing these medievel morons’ asses?


37 posted on 10/10/2007 8:58:45 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: null and void
"Nobody here complained when they lit it up Red White and Blue for the 4™ of July."

Strange comment. Why would anyone complain about a light display for the most American of holidays?

Newflash: Neither Islam nor their "holy" day Eid are in any way part of the American culture heritage or tradition.

38 posted on 10/10/2007 9:04:35 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo ("Hidin' in a corner ...of New York City, lookin' down a .44 in West Virginy")
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To: Fargo Rock
Empire State Building to Glow Green for Muslim Holiday

Does that represent some radioactive event in Islam's past or future?

39 posted on 10/10/2007 9:05:42 PM PDT by krb (If you're not outraged, people probably like having you around.)
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To: Fargo Rock

I’m seeing red.

This is an abomination.

Do 3,000 dead men women and children mean nothing?


40 posted on 10/10/2007 9:05:54 PM PDT by exit82 (Major General, Armchair Warriors USA)
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To: FormerACLUmember

I saw red toooooooooo.


41 posted on 10/10/2007 9:06:00 PM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42 - 12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

excellent analogy


42 posted on 10/10/2007 9:06:50 PM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42 - 12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: beethovenfan
Why are we kissing these medievel morons’ asses?

Liberals hope to ease their all-consuming guilt and self-hatred; "compassionate" Republicans (naively) hope to "win hearts and minds" and show how "tolerant" they are.

43 posted on 10/10/2007 9:09:47 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo ("Hidin' in a corner ...of New York City, lookin' down a .44 in West Virginy")
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To: aruanan
Maybe the West could help the Qa'aba glow green for the next thousand or so holidays.

Unfortunately green is not the colors stuff usually glows after the sort of even you're insinuating. However the desert around the site likely would turn to Green glass.

44 posted on 10/10/2007 9:18:19 PM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: Fargo Rock

Why don’t they just light the Twin Towers green? Oh, THAT’S right...


45 posted on 10/10/2007 9:20:27 PM PDT by WinOne4TheGipper (Now more popular than Congress!* *According to a new RasMESSen Poll.)
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To: Texas Eagle

Awww, dang. GMTA.:)


46 posted on 10/10/2007 9:21:29 PM PDT by WinOne4TheGipper (Now more popular than Congress!* *According to a new RasMESSen Poll.)
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To: Fargo Rock

Maybe if they blow up the Sears Tower they’ll honor 2 muslim holidays.


48 posted on 10/10/2007 9:30:11 PM PDT by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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To: yeehah

Exactly right, yeehah. This inability to comprehend the Islamic/Arab mindset will cost us (and western civ in general) dearly.


49 posted on 10/10/2007 9:31:28 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo ("Hidin' in a corner ...of New York City, lookin' down a .44 in West Virginy")
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To: Lijahsbubbe

Oh great plan, put lights on the target for the islamaniacs.


50 posted on 10/10/2007 9:32:56 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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