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Worshippers killed in attack on Nigerian university
ABC ^ | April 29, 2012

Posted on 04/29/2012 5:33:41 AM PDT by Milagros

Nigeria Police say at least eight people have been killed in an attack on a church service at a Nigerian university in the northern city of Kano.

Explosions and gunfire rocked Bayero University, with witnesses reporting that two church services were targeted as they were being held on campus.

One of the services was being held outdoors, while the second was inside a building, but with an overflow audience outside, witnesses said.

Officials were unable to confirm casualty figures, but one correspondent counted six bullet-riddled bodies near one of the two sites and said other bodies had been seen on a roadside by the university.

Musical instruments and half-eaten meals could be seen at the site of one of the services.

An army spokesman confirmed the attack but could not provide a casualty toll.

Lieutenant Iweha Ikedichi said it appeared the attackers used bombs and gunfire in the assault.

Witnesses said the attackers arrived in a car and two motorcycles, opening fire and throwing homemade bombs, causing a stampede.

They said worshippers were gunned down as they sought to flee.

"They first attacked the open-air service outside the faculty of medicine," one witness said.

"They threw in explosives and fired shots, causing a stampede among worshippers. They now pursued them, shooting them with guns. ... They also attacked another service at the sporting complex."

A witness who said he was at the sporting complex at the time of the attack reported hearing gunshots outside while they were praying.

"Then there was pandemonium," he said, adding that he later saw two men outside shooting indiscriminately.

A crowd of people later gathered at a Kano hospital waiting to hear news about friends or family.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, although the attack was similar to others carried out by the Islamist group Boko Haram.

Boko Haram claimed January 20 attacks in Kano, the largest city in Nigeria's mainly Muslim north, when coordinated bombings and shootings left at least 185 dead in the extremists' deadliest attack yet.

On Thursday, bomb attacks at the offices of the ThisDay newspaper in the capital Abuja and the northern city of Kaduna left at least nine people dead.

The group has previously targeted churches, including on Christmas day when at least 44 people were killed in a bombing at a church outside Abuja.

A bombing on Easter Sunday in Kaduna near a church that killed at least 41 people was a stark reminder of the Christmas attacks, but Boko Haram is not known to have claimed it.

Boko Haram's increasingly bloody insurgency has claimed more than 1,000 lives since mid-2009. Police and soldiers have often been the victims of such attacks, although Christians have been targeted as well.


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KEYWORDS: bokoharam; christians; islam; jihad; johnkerry; kano; kenyanbornmuzzie; lurch; murdercult; nigeria; persecution; zot
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To: LomanBill

You will fail to refute what I linked to. There is no other possibility. You don’t brains, knowledge or truth working for you.

Just remember, you couldn’t make an argument, couldn’t refute what I posted or linked to, and that’s all you have.


51 posted on 04/29/2012 9:57:38 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: LomanBill

You wrote:

“Uhuh. You and the rest of the apologists driving the theo-thugocratic state-police jackwagon.”

Call your doctor. Take your meds.


52 posted on 04/29/2012 9:59:54 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998
 

"The Oprichniki were responsible for the torture and murder of internal enemies of the Tsar. Notorious for their violent means of enforcement, they could be compared to modern "death squads" or even secret police. Guided by Ivan, they laid waste to civilian populations....

...When Ivan declared himself the "Hand of God",....blah blah blah [insert recycled story of tyrant Pharao/Caesar/Tsar/Kaisar/King/Pope god-man conartist/tyrant here]"

http://www.google.com/#hl=en&sclient=psy-ab&q=Oprichniki

That about sum the nature of your "faith", ehh, comrade collectivist Boyardee?

 

 

  {About face.. Kilt, Lifted - WAVING!}

 

53 posted on 04/29/2012 10:01:30 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: vladimir998

>>You don’t brains, knowledge or truth working for you.

LOL.

Wipe the spittle off your keyboard before you electrocute yourself, Comrade.


54 posted on 04/29/2012 10:04:09 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: LomanBill

Thank you for continuing to post. Even if someone wanted to speak up for you out of pity, he will be less likely to do so the more you show yourself to be a jackass. in the process fewer people will believe in what you believe in because you make your fellow believers look just as foolish as you are.

For FR it’s a win-win all around. There are no downsides for FR when you reveal what kind of person you are.


55 posted on 04/29/2012 10:08:33 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

>>There was np “State Church”.

Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Ba’al
—The Who?

The nature of the self-worshipping theocratic state is what it is, and always has been.

Here in America, the purpose of government is to protect the right of the individual to point that out... and shoot at it when necessary.

Got Tea, Comrade?


56 posted on 04/29/2012 10:10:18 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: LomanBill

Just remember, keep posting. We wouldn’t want anyone to think you were rational now would we?


57 posted on 04/29/2012 10:15:20 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

>>fewer people will believe in what you believe in

I simply believe that the relationship between myself and the one who created me is beyond the purvue of Eunuch parrot tyrants who lift themselves up in the pulpit and assume dominion over the faith of others whilst dressed in mysterious plumage left over from the Roman/Babylonian/Eqyptian/Empire’s syncretic theocro-tyrannies.

Don’t you agree?

Thomas Jefferson did.


58 posted on 04/29/2012 10:18:43 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: Milagros
Quack, Waddle...




...the Barbarous Ancestrally Religious Ducks are at it again.


59 posted on 04/29/2012 10:29:56 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: LomanBill

You wrote:

“Don’t you agree?”

I can’t agree with a view that is so heavily tinged with paranoid delusions, no.

“Thomas Jefferson did.”

Jefferson also cut stories of miracles and the supernatural out of his Bible - what he called “of vulgar ignorance, of things impossible, or superstitions, fanaticisms, and fabrications.” He was brilliant in the secular sense, but a twit when it came to Christianity.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704425804576220612714039084.html


60 posted on 04/29/2012 10:30:16 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

>>,no.

Uhuh, "no". Just as the Oprichnik before you, you condone it when fallible and uninspired men assume dominion over the faith of others.

Meanwhile, the American Declaration of Independence asserts that: “TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men”

To secure them from what?

From Ba’al, and the human collective nature to keep reinventing it.  That’s what.


61 posted on 04/29/2012 10:51:24 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: LomanBill

So, you failed again? After all, you must have since you ran from this simple point:

Jefferson also cut stories of miracles and the supernatural out of his Bible - what he called “of vulgar ignorance, of things impossible, or superstitions, fanaticisms, and fabrications.” He was brilliant in the secular sense, but a twit when it came to Christianity.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704425804576220612714039084.html

That’s okay. You can’t do anything but fail anyway.


62 posted on 04/29/2012 10:54:10 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

>>heavily tinged with paranoid delusions, no.

What are the bullet ridden corpses of those who were murdered by religious fanatics “tinged” with in Nigeria this morning, super genius?

FAIL.


63 posted on 04/29/2012 10:59:12 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: vladimir998

>>You can’t do anything but fail anyway.

Uhuh.  Folks like you aboard the Theocratic jackwagon would like to think this...

The American Declaration of Independence

...was a failure too.

Nonetheless, the American REALITY is that our implementation of the Declaration and the establishment of this Republic, founded upon the 1st amendment, keeps your mystery-cultic ilk from doing your collective state-established business upon the American temple steps.

So boo hoo. No royal jelly for you. Bzzzzz.

 


64 posted on 04/29/2012 11:14:23 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: vladimir998

 

>>this simple point

Simple, to a regurgitating collectivist parrot perhaps.

Jefferson rejected temporal human religious concoctions and preferred, instead, a personal relationship constituted through a lifetime of interaction with his Creator, and the experience and self-evident Truth manifested therein.

And thank GOD he and his fellows were inspired by that Creator to found this American Republic where other INDIVIDUALS are FREE ( much to your evident  chagrine ) to do so as well.

 


65 posted on 04/29/2012 11:37:07 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: LomanBill

You wrote:

“What are the bullet ridden corpses of those who were murdered by religious fanatics “tinged” with in Nigeria this morning, super genius?”

What are they? They are “bullet ridden corpses”.

And you still have paranoid delusuions.


66 posted on 04/29/2012 11:51:21 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: LomanBill

Jefferson still denied Christ performed miracles.

“Nonetheless, the American REALITY is that our implementation of the Declaration and the establishment of this Republic, founded upon the 1st amendment, keeps your mystery-cultic ilk from doing your collective state-established business upon the American temple steps. So boo hoo. No royal jelly for you. Bzzzzz.”

And you still have paranoid delusions. You fail again.


67 posted on 04/29/2012 11:53:42 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: LomanBill

You wrote:

“Jefferson rejected temporal human religious concoctions and preferred, instead, a personal relationship constituted through a lifetime of interaction with his Creator, and the experience and self-evident Truth manifested therein.”

Jefferson rejected the reality of miracles and the supernatural in the life of Christ. Essentially he denied who Christ really is. Jefferson was brilliant in the secular sense, but a shortsighted twit in terms of the Christian Faith. Those are just the facts.

Continue to fail. It’s all you can do.


68 posted on 04/29/2012 11:56:44 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

Jefferson’s faith was his own - and unlike militant religious tyrants, he kept it that way. No doubt it evolved throughout his lifetime with its ultimate state known only to Jefferson and his Creator.

So, what else about America and the 1st amendment would you prefer to be a failure, Comrade?


69 posted on 04/29/2012 12:26:39 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: vladimir998

>>What are they? They are “bullet ridden corpses”.

Bullet ridden, pacified, corpses. Yep.

That FAIL or a GO in your theocratic universe, Comrade Collectivist?


70 posted on 04/29/2012 12:28:47 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: vladimir998

>>Jefferson rejected the reality of miracles
>>and the supernatural in the life of Christ.

So what if he did?

Unlike historical instances where the Roman Mystery fraud has been able to perch upon the steps of government and project the power thereof, in America denying miracles or the supernatural is not a crime.

Boo hoo. No royal indulgence jelly for you.


71 posted on 04/29/2012 12:39:04 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: LomanBill

You wrote:

“So, what else about America and the 1st amendment would you prefer to be a failure, Comrade?”

Show me where I said I would prefer something about America and the First Amendment to be a failure.

When you fail to do that, and you will, what will your lie tell us about you?


72 posted on 04/29/2012 12:55:16 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

Oh, so now you agree with Jefferson that fallible and uninspired men, like the Eunuchs running the fraudulent Roman Mystery sun-cult, should not be allowed to assume dominion over the faith of others?


73 posted on 04/29/2012 1:02:50 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: LomanBill

You wrote:

“So what if he did?”

Then he was wrong.

“Unlike historical instances where the Roman Mystery fraud has been able to perch upon the steps of government and project the power thereof, in America denying miracles or the supernatural is not a crime.”

Does that make doing it anymore intelligent or right?

“That FAIL or a GO in your theocratic universe, Comrade Collectivist?”

To be a martyr for Christ is to enter Heaven. To make someone a martyr is to enter Hell. Is that fail of go for you in your theosciolist universe, moron?


74 posted on 04/29/2012 1:09:24 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: LomanBill

You wrote:

“Oh, so now you agree with Jefferson that fallible and uninspired men, like the Eunuchs running the fraudulent Roman Mystery sun-cult, should not be allowed to assume dominion over the faith of others?”

I don’t see anywhere where Jefferson claimed to know with certitude that there were men who were eunuchs running a “fraudulent Roman Mystery sun-cult”. When you prove that that was his view I’ll consider it. Otherwise, I can only conclude it is more of your delusions. When you fail to provide the evidence for your delusion about Jefferson’s beliefs - and you will - we will see you for what you are once again. Sciolism is your way.


75 posted on 04/29/2012 1:13:16 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

>>Show me where I said I would prefer something about America and the First Amendment to be a failure.

Was the American Declaration of Independence, primarily authored by Thomas Jefferson, a failure because Jefferson refused to parrot your particular religious concoction?

The American Declaration of Independence

76 posted on 04/29/2012 1:14:12 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: vladimir998

>>I don’t see anywhere where Jefferson claimed to know with certitude that there were men who were eunuchs running a “fraudulent Roman Mystery sun-cult”.

 

Quack, waddle,

"...who, being themselves but fallible and uninspired men, have assumed dominion over the faith of others, setting up their own opinions and modes of thinking as the only true and infallible, and as such endeavoring to impose them on others, hath established and maintained false religions over the greatest part of the world, and through all time;"

--The Virginia Act For Establishing Religious Freedom
--Thomas Jefferson, 1786
http://religiousfreedom.lib.virginia.edu/sacred/vaact.html
 
... oh look --  Eunuch Ducks.

77 posted on 04/29/2012 1:18:39 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: vladimir998

[To be a martyr for Christ is to enter Heaven. To make someone a martyr is to enter Hell.]

You have to be a martyr for Christ to enter Heaven?

What if I buy some indulgences, can I still get a vacation to Planet Kolob?

Oh wait, that’s the wrong fraudulent Mystery Cult.


78 posted on 04/29/2012 1:23:52 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: LomanBill

You wrote:

“Was the American Declaration of Independence, primarily authored by Thomas Jefferson, a failure because Jefferson refused to parrot your particular religious concoction?”

Why do you believe the Declaration of Independence was a failure?


79 posted on 04/29/2012 1:49:36 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: LomanBill

As expected, you failed. I don’t see anywhere where Jefferson claimed to know with certitude that there were men who were eunuchs running a “fraudulent Roman Mystery sun-cult”. And you failed to provide any such evidence that Jefferson ever claimed such. Thanks for proving my point. When you find Jefferson writings about eunuchs running a “fraudulent Roman Mystery sun-cult” you let me know.


80 posted on 04/29/2012 1:53:22 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998
[To be a martyr for Christ is to enter Heaven. To make someone a martyr is to enter Hell.]
 
See, now there's those "REGIMEN OF THEIR BARBAROUS ANCESTORS" feathers again, Comrade Oprichniki.

Whirled any martyred Peacocks lately?

 

Êzidî - Fire in the Mind of Men


81 posted on 04/29/2012 1:55:29 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: LomanBill

You wrote:

“You have to be a martyr for Christ to enter Heaven?”

Did anyone here claim that?

“What if I buy some indulgences, can I still get a vacation to Planet Kolob?”

Can you buy indulgences? Is there a planet Kolob?

“Oh wait, that’s the wrong fraudulent Mystery Cult.”

How many cults do you imagine?


82 posted on 04/29/2012 1:56:28 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: LomanBill

You wrote:

“Whirled any martyred Peacocks lately?”

Do you whirl peacocks? Is that before or after your meds?


83 posted on 04/29/2012 1:58:26 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

[I don’t see anywhere where Jefferson claimed to know with certitude that there were men who were eunuchs running a “fraudulent Roman Mystery sun-cult”.]

In the Virginia Act for the Establishment of Religious Freedom, Jefferson talked about "fallible and uninspired men" who assume dominion over the faith of others and concoct false religions.

The Eunuchs who've been propping up your Roman Mystery sun-cult are a self-evident example of precisely that; as are the Ayatollahs and Mufti's who prop up the Islamic version.

 

Got Morals and Dogma, Comrade Oprichniki?

 

84 posted on 04/29/2012 2:09:05 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: vladimir998

>>Do you whirl peacocks?

Nah.  That's just another religious facade propped up by "BARBAROUS ANCESTORS" for the dominion of others:

"So saying, the Angel Peacock, Melek Taus as we call him, spread his wings and flew away over the inaccessible mountain-tops. That is why we Yezidi, the descendants of that compassionate shepherd, sing hymns to appease and glorify the Spirit of Evil to this very day. Our hymns are scorned by the rest of the world. Both Christians and Muslims alike hate and persecute us. They call us 'Muraddun'-- Infidels and Devil-Worshippers. Our priests, Qawasls, travel secretly and do not wear priestly robes. They carry with them, hidden away from Muslim and Christian eyes, the effigy of a peacock. When we pray, we do not turn towards Mecca like the Muslims but towards the Polar Star, the immovable source of light in darkness, the point of the axis round which the whole universe resolves."
http://www.songsouponsea.com/Promenade/Tale.html

Why is it, Comrade Oprichniki, that folks like you who assert that their mythological concoction is superior to that of others - are nearly ALWAYS so ignorant of that to which they assert their superiority?

Would you say your ignorance is superior to that of the Jihadi murderers - or more or less equal in that, as long as you're "THE HAND OF GOD" like Ivan IV was, you're all morally superior and self-righteous in your own eyes?

 

85 posted on 04/29/2012 2:21:02 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: LomanBill

You wrote:

“Nah. That’s just another religious facade propped up by “BARBAROUS ANCESTORS” for the dominion of others”

You have barbarous ancestors? Do tell.

“Why is it, Comrade Oprichniki, that folks like you who assert that their mythological concoction is superior to that of others - are nearly ALWAYS so ignorant of that to which they assert their superiority?”

Since I am not “Comrade Oprichniki” I don’t know who you’re talking to.

“Would you say your ignorance is superior to that of the Jihadi murderers - or more or less equal in that, as long as you’re “THE HAND OF GOD” like Ivan IV was, you’re all morally superior and self-righteous in your own eyes?”

Between the two of us, you’re the one who has shown ignorance. That won’t change either.

“The Eunuchs who’ve been propping up your Roman Mystery sun-cult are a self-evident example of precisely that; as are the Ayatollahs and Mufti’s who prop up the Islamic version.”

Again, I don’t see anywhere in that where Jefferson claimed to know with certitude that there were men who were eunuchs running a “fraudulent Roman Mystery sun-cult”. When you find that let me know. Otherwise, it will be yet another epic failure on your part.

“Got Morals and Dogma, Comrade Oprichniki?”

Find that quote in Jefferson yet?

No? I didn’t think so. Another failure on your part. You will continue to fail too, of course.


86 posted on 04/29/2012 3:00:10 PM PDT by vladimir998
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