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  • Three Suspects Confess to Arab Teen's Murder

    07/07/2014 4:27:52 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/7/14 | Ari Soffer
    Pic of victim Police Monday morning have said that three of the six suspects arrested over the murder of Arab teen Mohammed Abu-Khder have admitted to the crime, and have even reenacted it for police. The development came after one of the suspects admitted to the murder soon after being arrested on Sunday. After confessing he also apparently implicated several others, which seems to have led to the latest confessions. It comes as more information emerges about the circumstances of Mohammed Abu-Khder's death. An initial pathologist's report indicates that the teen was burned alive, with his body suffering 90% burns....
  • Why I'm burning my last bridge with Obama

    03/19/2014 7:00:23 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 36 replies
    YouTube ^ | 03-13-2014 | Carey Wedler
    I figured out the fraud a while back, but recently found this shirt in my closet :)
  • Solar Plants Are Burning Birds' Wings

    11/14/2013 10:35:49 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 29 replies
    Vice.com ^ | 11/12/13 | Lex Berko
    Two months ago, 34 birds were found dead or injured on the site of the Ivanpah solar plant owned by BrightSource Energy in east San Bernardino County, California. Almost half suffered from singed feathers after running afoul of the plant’s reflected beams of sunlight, according to a report from The Desert Sun. This was not an isolated incident: another 19 were found dead at the 500-megawatt Desert Sunlight plant, which is also located in California. So what’s going on here? Why are birds dropping like their winged-brethren, flies, around these plants and what can we do? The Californian desert has...
  • Arabs Burning First Temple Pillars

    11/04/2012 10:57:46 PM PST · by Dogbert41 · 46 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 11/04/2012 | David Lev
    A group of Jews that ascended the Temple Mount Sunday were shocked to see that ancient beams of wood that had apparently been used during the period of the Holy Temple were being used as firewood by Arabs on the Mount, and off it. Archaeologists have dated the wood as far back as the First Temple period, and appear to be among the celebrated “Cedars of Lebanon” mentioned in the Tanach.
  • First-offense wood burners: Go to smoke class (Calif Prog Re-education)

    10/27/2012 12:57:53 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 57 replies
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 10/25/12 | Denis Cuff
    Light a fire on a bad air day and you may be going to smoke school -- or pay a $100 fine if you refuse. The Bay Area's air pollution district is getting tougher this year on scofflaws, violators of its four-year-old rule banning home or business owners from burning wood fires in chimneys and stoves during Spare the Air alerts. First-time violators used to get off with a written warning, but they won't anymore. Effective Nov. 1, when the cold weather Spare the Air season begins, first-time offenders will be required to take a class online or read written...
  • Triple Rage Whammy: Uncovered Non Muslim Woman Bookmarks Koran with Bacon Then Burns It All

    09/16/2012 10:18:40 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 97 replies
    Live Leak ^ | 9/17/2012 | Live Leak
    Video Linky Here
  • BLM declares Burning Man Second Amendment-free zone

    08/31/2012 2:21:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Examinier ^ | 8/31/12 | David Codrea
    The Bureau of Land Management has declared the Burning Man “radical self-expression/self-reliance" community “experiment” in northern Nevada’s Black Rock Desert a temporary weapons-free zone, GunLeaders Blog reported today. Citing a Department of the Interior “Notice of Temporary Closure and Temporary Restrictions of Specific Uses on Public Lands in Pershing County, NV” appearing in the Federal Register Volume 77, Number 157 (Tuesday, August 14, 2012), the edict mandates “temporary closures and temporary restrictions will be in effect from August 13, 2012 to September 17, 2012. Proclaiming its authority under 43 CFR 8364.1., and issued by Gene Seidlitz, District Manager, Winnemucca District,...
  • Brush Fire Burning 1 Mile From Trayvon Martin Rally

    03/26/2012 8:15:53 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 52 replies · 150+ views
    www.wftv.com ^ | 3-26-2012 | WFTV
    SANFORD, Fla. — A brush fire is burning in Sanford about 1 mile from the Trayvon Martin rally. The blaze is burning between two railroad tracks near First Street and Airport Boulevard.
  • Charges in burning of 3,500-year-old Fla tree (smoking meth inside)

    03/09/2012 5:44:47 PM PST · by Libloather · 42 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 2/28/12
    <p>LONGWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a central Florida woman is in jail, charged with setting a fire that burned one of the world's oldest cypress trees.</p>
  • What happens after Korans are burned in Afghanistan?

    02/29/2012 3:10:29 PM PST · by DanMiller · 3 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | February 29, 2012 | Dan Miller
    Who did it, why and under what circumstances? What should and should not be done? The military justice system demands justice for our troops. It does not permit revenge upon them to curry favor with others, even our enemies. The burning of an unstated number of Korans in Afghanistan and the aftermath have been much in the news. However, little has been reported factually about who did what, who if anyone told them to do it and/or why. It has not even been reported, beyond speculation, whether the Koran Burners were members of the United States military, some other military...
  • OFFICIAL AFGHAN GOVERNMENT WEBSITE - NATO agrees to allow prosecution of Koran burners!

    02/26/2012 10:14:13 PM PST · by Crazieman · 95 replies · 19+ views
    Joint Statement by the Delegations Assigned to Probe Bagram Incident Saturday, 25 February 2012 09:02 In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Compassionate Following the insulting and shameful act of burning Quran in Bagram airbase that injured the religious sentiments of the Islamic world and particularly of the Afghan Muslim nation, two delegations comprising of representatives from government, the National Council of Ulemma and the National Assembly were assigned and dispatched to investigate the circumstances and causes that have led to the inhumane incident. The delegations, while deeply touched by the religious sentiments shown by the Afghan...
  • No Apologies From Newt

    February 24, 2012 No apologies from Newt Gingrich explains blasting Obama for Koran burning apology, sounds off on Iran, Syria, and upcoming primaries in Michigan and Arizona
  • Obama apologizes for Quran burning in Afghanistan

    02/23/2012 12:15:51 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 23, 2012 | AMIR SHAH and PATRICK QUINN
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- President Barack Obama apologized Thursday for the burning of copies of the Muslim holy book at a U.S. military base this week, as violent protests raging nationwide led a man dressed in an Afghan army uniform to kill two U.S. troops. The Afghans' furious response to the Quran burning - three days of riots in several cities nationwide - reflected the anger at what they perceive as foreign forces disrespect for Afghan laws and culture.
  • Occupy protest rekindles debate about flag-burning (AP calls Occupy "peaceful" movement)

    01/30/2012 4:37:03 PM PST · by nhwingut · 11 replies
    AP ^ | 01/30/2012 | TERRY COLLINS and BETH DUFF-BROWN
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Many in the crowd outside Oakland City Hall shouted "Burn it! Burn it!" as masked protesters readied to set fire to an American flag. That's when a woman emerged from the scrum, screaming for them to stop, that it would hurt the cause.
  • Chevy Volt among Worst Product Flops of 2011

    01/08/2012 1:54:41 PM PST · by John Semmens · 30 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 Jan 2012 | John Semmens
    Pitched to the American voter as the vanguard of a “greener” future, the heavily subsidized Chevy Volt was dubbed one of the worst product flops of 2011 by Yahoo Finance’s 24/7 Wall Street site. The low sales volume—-an estimated 8,000 vehicles for 2011 (all of which are currently under recall notices to correct defects)–-has made the effective unit cost for each car amount to around $250,000. Representative Hansen Clarke (D-Mich) insists that “despite the reluctance of the American driver to buy these cars we must not falter in our efforts to make them understand the necessity for government’s role in...
  • Cancer-Awareness Bra Display Set Ablaze

    11/02/2011 5:20:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 31 replies · 1+ views
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- A public display of bras outside a Bowling Green business has been set ablaze. The cancer-awareness display at Western Kentucky Diagnostic Imaging Center had created some controversy in the south-central Kentucky town, prompting calls to the business and letters to the paper. On Monday night, vandals set fire to the display, burning some of the bras, according to WBKO-TV. Cancer patient Debra Ramsey, who contributed to the display, told the station that it is "not a joke" and it wasn't easy to hang her bra where the public can see it
  • Any other FReepers attending Burning Man next week?

    08/25/2011 4:32:19 PM PDT · by varyouga · 40 replies
    vanity ^ | 8-25-11 | vanity
    Are any other FReepers attending the Burning Man festival next week? I'm going with some other patriots to explore and spread our Founding Fathers' message of true freedom through limited government. We haven't named our camp yet since this is the first year. I'd love to hear your advice too. Freepmail me if you are interested in joining forces out there. -V
  • 4 charged with burning cross in Central CA city

    07/22/2011 7:36:59 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press ^ | July 22, 2011
    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) -- Four people have been arrested and charged with setting a cross on fire next to the home of a black family in a mostly white Central California city. Arroyo Grande police Cmdr. John Hough (hao) said three men and one woman were charged Friday with felony arson, cross burning, terrorism and conspiracy. The charges come with hate crime enhancements.
  • Michigan prosecutor files to stop Koran-burning pastor

    04/20/2011 2:14:18 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 59 replies
    Reuters ^ | 04/20/2011 | Staff
    (Reuters) - A Detroit prosecutor has filed a petition in district court to stop a Florida fundamentalist Christian preacher, who recently caused riots in Afghanistan after he burned a Koran, from holding a rally outside a large Michigan mosque. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said the threat of violence was too great to allow Terry Jones to hold the planned gathering on Friday near the Islamic Center of America -- the largest U.S. mosque -- in the heavily Muslim Detroit suburb of Dearborn. A hearing on Worthy's bid to block Jones and his supporters from holding the rally at the...
  • Petitioning Congress on Qur’an Burning (Muslim professor wants ban on Koran burning)

    04/20/2011 10:42:55 AM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 14 replies
    mwcnews.net ^ | 04/20/2011 | Liaquat Ali Khan
    The recent Qur'an burning by Pastor Terry Jones, the author of Islam is of the Devil, is the continuation of a Western medieval custom of assaulting the dignity of Islam, particularly personal integrity of the Prophet Muhammad, and the divinity of the Qur'an, a holy book that more than a billion people, including American Muslims, hold dear to their hearts. In recent years, the West has invoked the freedom of speech to defend new assaults on Islam, including the Danish publication of cartoons of the Prophet. Unfortunately, the post-9/11 United States, where attacks on the Qur'an are a relatively new...
  • Moral Monsters in Afghanistan and Moral Idiots in America (How our pundits rationalize)

    04/12/2011 6:31:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/12/2011 | Dennis Prager
    Given the preoccupation of the American media with the possible shutdown of the American government, and the preoccupation of American and world media with Japan’s travails and the revolts in the Arab world, many Americans may have missed the news about the April 1 massacre of United Nations employees in Afghanistan. That is unfortunate because it was as significant as it was instructive. It began on Sunday March 20, when a pastor named Terry Jones burned a Koran at his small church in Florida. To their credit, almost no American media covered the event, and a mere 30 people came...
  • Ann Barnhardt Fights Totalitarian Islam and Its Useful Idiots

    04/08/2011 2:36:08 PM PDT · by ventanax5 · 14 replies · 1+ views
    Andrew Bostom ^ | Andrew Bostom
    Once again a mere flicker—in this case burning a copy of the Koran in Florida—has ignited the inferno of deeply seated infidel-hatred that pervades the contemporary Muslim world, precipitating violence, death, and general mayhem amongst our Afghan “ allies.” This eruption was hardly pastor Terry Jones’ fault. The insane orgy of murderous Muslim violence in Afghanistan was a direct result of Islamic doctrine. Jones’ simple non-violent act effectively administered a diagnostic societal stress test revealing—yet again—the pathological mindset engendered by an Islam that remains ossified in its Medieval fortress, defiantly unreformed and unrepentant. Kansas-born Ann Barnhardt was raised on a...
  • Pro-Terry Jones Forces Begin to Coalesce; Ann Barnhardt Denounces

    04/06/2011 11:05:03 AM PDT · by ventanax5 · 14 replies
    Ann Barnhardt of Colorado, who made a video response to General Petraeus and Senator Lindsey Graham, after the two called for restraint of the First Amendment with regard to Islam. Barnhardt blasts both men with fury and righteousness, then reads hateful passages from the Koran, just before ripping out the offending page and burning it. Her readings show why the Koran is such an evil book and why it deserves the flames -- it calls for murder, deceit, torture, rape and homosexual pedophilia. This young woman does indeed have more balls than most men. Her two videos are embedded below.
  • The Manifesto of an Evil Totalitarian Political System

    04/05/2011 10:02:35 AM PDT · by ventanax5 · 18 replies
    A young woman in Colorado named Ann Barnhardt watched Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) holding forth on television yesterday about the necessity for rolling back the First Amendment in order not to anger Muslims. This did not sit well with her, and she made a two-part video for YouTube expressing her outrage, and vigorously affirming her right to patriotic dissent. She declares herself strongly at the beginning of the first video: Hello, my name is Ann Barnhardt, and I am apparently one of the very, very last people left in Western Civilization who possesses any quantity of brains and balls simultaneously....
  • Petraeus condemns Quran burning as protests rage on

    04/03/2011 3:20:59 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 487 replies · 1+ views
    cnn ^ | 4/3/2011 | cnn
    Top U.S. officials in Afghanistan on Sunday condemned the burning of a Quran in the United States that sparked three days of protests in which more than 20 people died. Burning the Muslim holy book "was hateful, it was intolerant and it was extremely disrespectful and again, we condemn it in the strongest manner possible," said Gen. David Petraeus, who heads the U.S.-led international forces in Afghanistan. U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry said in a statement that Americans respect the Quran "and all religious texts and deplore any action that shows disrespect to any religious faith." "At the same time, I...
  • Hey, General Petraeus, OF COURSE It Is, "hateful, intolerant and disrespectful?"...

    04/03/2011 5:18:21 PM PDT · by realetybytes · 96 replies
    Ron Reale | 4/3/11 | Self
    Hey, General Petraeus, OF COURSE it is, “…hateful,… intolerant and…extremely disrespectful,” to burn the koran. That’s the point! They want us to be cowed by their religion, forced to be told what we can or can’t do, because of their death-cult religion. They have been extorting the world with their terror, because of that book! Is it burning one book that is responsible for the innocent deaths of hundreds of thousands of muslims and infidels worldwide? OR, 26% of the muslims IN THIS COUNTRY who follow that book thinking suicide bombings are legitimate? OR, filthy pedophile following imams preaching from...
  • Muslim protesters on trial for burning giant poppies at end of two-minute silence

    02/23/2011 9:06:27 PM PST · by Suvroc10 · 8 replies
    Mirror ^ | Feb, 23, 2011 | Krissy Storrar
    TWO Muslim protesters set fire to giant poppies at the end of a two-minute silence on Armistice Day as a crowd chanted “British soldiers burn in hell”, a court heard yesterday. Mohammed Haque, 30, and Emdadur Choudhury, 26, were at the demonstration by Muslims Against Crusaders near the end of a charity walk for service personnel. Haque and Choudhury were filmed unfurling plastic poppies and burning them at the end of a silence close to London’s Royal Albert Hall on November 11 last year, the court heard.
  • Tea Party antics could end up burning Republicans (OH?)

    10/28/2010 12:56:27 PM PDT · by Libloather · 34 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 10/28/10 | Amy Gardner
    Tea party antics could end up burning RepublicansBy Amy Gardner Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, October 28, 2010; 12:32 AM The tea party's volatile influence on this election year appears to be doing more harm than good for Republicans' chances in some of the closest races in the nation, in which little-known candidates who upset the establishment with primary wins are now stumbling in the campaign's final days. In Kentucky, a volunteer for tea-party-backed Senate candidate Rand Paul was videotaped stepping on the head of a liberal protester. In Delaware and Colorado, Senate hopefuls Christine O'Donnell and Ken Buck, respectively,...
  • Men arrested in Gateshead over suspected Koran burning

    09/23/2010 7:44:02 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 24 replies
    BBC ^ | 9/23/2010 | BBC
    Six Tyneside men have been arrested after filming themselves apparently burning copies of the Koran on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Police said the men, all from the Gateshead area, were detained after a video appeared on the internet. They were arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred and released on bail pending further inquiries. Plans by a US preacher to burn copies of the Koran on 11 September resulted in widespread condemnation
  • An Open Letter to Gen. Petraeus

    09/17/2010 6:10:32 AM PDT · by ExGeeEye · 43 replies
    Burn The Koran For Freedom ^ | September 16, 2010 | "Chuck Prime"
    OPEN LETTER TO GEN. PETRAEUS (Please re-post to anti-jihad sites) “Were the actual burning to take place, the safety of our soldiers and civilians would be put in jeopardy and accomplishment of the mission would be made more difficult.” – Gen. David Petraeus General, I ask you this: what in hell is your “mission” if We The People jeopardize it by exercising our First Amendment rights in our own homeland? Is your “mission” to defend our rights against foreign enemies, or to defend foreign enemies against our rights? You made your choice, and you justified it by claiming that you...
  • Justice Breyer: Burning a Quran may be wrong, but it’s a right

    09/16/2010 9:53:41 AM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9/16/10 | cnn
    A Florida pastor who canceled plans for his congregation to burn Qurans on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks had the right to follow through with his intentions, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said Wednesday. In an interview Wednesday on CNN’s “Larry King Live,” the associate justice compared the act of burning Islam’s holy book to setting the American on flag on fire when asked whether the Rev. Terry Jones had the right to carry out the controversial plan. “We protect expression that we hate,” he said. “When you have a country of 300 million different people who think...
  • NY Daily News Poll: "Do you think Derek Fenton deserved to be fired?" - Koran burner in NY

    09/15/2010 5:15:36 PM PDT · by I_Publius · 15 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 9/14/2010 | Allison Gendar
    <p>#pollresults-content { width: 460px; float: left; } <p>#pollresults-boxad { width: 300px; float: left; } <p> Poll Results Do you think Derek Fenton deserved to be fired? Yes - What he did was despicable 53% No - He was expressing freedom of speech 27% I don't know 20%
  • Save the Koran, burn the Constitution

    09/15/2010 1:48:58 PM PDT · by Morpheus2009 · 13 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 16, 2010 | The Washington Times
    You can't burn a Koran in a crowded theater, and Supreme CourtJustice Stephen Breyer suggests that to placate foreign extremists, Koran burning might be banned everywhere else in America too. In an interview aired Tuesday on ABC's "Good Morning America,"Justice Breyer, who is on tour promoting his new book, averred that in the Internet age, speech traditionally protected by the First Amendment may have to be weighed against its global impact. George Stephanopoulos asked the justice about the canceled Sept. 11 Koran burning proposed by Pastor Terry Jones, and whether the fact that people riot in Afghanistan over what happens...
  • Koran burner Derek Fenton fired from his job at NJ Transit

    09/14/2010 5:53:28 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 92 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 09/14/2010 | Alison Gendar and Pete Donohue
    A New Jersey man who burned pages from the Koran outside a planned mosque near Ground Zero was fired from his job at NJ Transit, sources and authorities confirmed. Derek Fenton, an 11-year employee at NJ Transit, was fired Monday, the agency said in a statement, two days after he was photographed burning the Koran. "Mr. Fenton's public actions violated New Jersey Transit's code of ethics," NJ Transit said.
  • Justice Breyer: We have No right to burn Korans in First Amendment? (American Flags? No Problem)

    09/14/2010 12:50:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/14/2010 | Ed Morrissey
    I’m not sure which is more unsettling — the fact that a Supreme Court justice can get the First Amendment so wrong, or that it is so unclear that George Stephanopoulos thought to ask the question. Until now, I perhaps naïvely thought that everyone understood that the provocateurial pastor in Florida had the right to burn Korans, or any other book he legitimately owned, but that it was a really bad idea for many reasons, most of which Allahpundit argued in his excellent posts on the subject. Silly me: Last week we saw a Florida Pastor – with 30 members...
  • SoCal Churches Respond to Quran Burning With Blessings [UGH]

    09/13/2010 2:16:25 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 35 replies
    NBCLA ^ | Sept. 10, 2010 | Jonathan Lloyd
    ...In Orange County, two churches also are planning events. Irvine mega-church Marines will conduct an all-day "Bridges" seminar. Organizers said the events is designed to replace fear and misunderstanding of Muslims. "Our goal at Mariners is to provide a contrast to the growing polarity and conflicts and tear down some of the walls of misunderstanding that lead to fear between communities," Sophia Marsh, a Laguna Beach resident and three-year member of the Christian church, told the OC Register. Irvine United Congregational Church will conduct a "Quran blessing."
  • Boom On 9/11/2010 In the North GA Mountains

    The Rev. Terry Jones caved. We did not. Here's what happens when one pound of Tannerite meets the Quran. One shot from an AR15 sends this hate manual straight to Allah. After the smoke cleared, we celebrated by eating a delicious pulled pork BBQ sandwich. MMMMM PORK. This is how we do it in the hills of North Georgia, USA. Florida, not so much.
  • Top Ten Reasons 'Burn a Qur'an Day' is Anti-Biblical (for Bible-believing Christians)

    09/12/2010 10:44:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 118 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/12/2010 | James N. Watkins
    The Dove World Outreach Center, a non-denominational church in Gainesville, Florida, announced in July that it would host a Qur'an burning event on its church property in observance of the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks "to warn Americans about the dangers of Islam." While the church's pastor, Terry Jones, may not burn Qur'ans after all, Fred "God Hates Fags" Phelps is promising to do so if Jones is a "sissy" and doesn't. Also, another character is promising to burn Qur'ans on the Wyoming Capitol steps. (The crazy meter is spiking!) So, I have in my right hand, direct from...
  • Muslims in London Burn the U.S. Flag and Constitution – Video

    09/12/2010 6:03:53 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 16 replies
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | September 12, 2010 | Brian
    Here is video of Muslim protesters in London burning the American Flag yesterday. This raw video shows what the U.S. is up against in the world of Islam today. Notice, the kind Islamic leader said they were burning more than the U.S. Flag: “We burn this constitution which represents the non-Islamic law…..”You see, that’s the crux of the matter. They want Sharia Law imposed wherever they live. They will use freedom given to them by the Constitution to try and destroy the Constitution. If anything, this hatred of the U.S. is tame in Britain compared to what is displayed on...
  • Man Burns Koran at Ground Zero - VIDEO

    09/11/2010 5:35:34 PM PDT · by nysuperdoodle · 60 replies
    Drudge ^ | 9/11/10 | EC
    Thought you all might have a few opinions on this... As for me, it made me smile.
  • Tracking the Koran burning hysteria (compilation thread)

    09/11/2010 9:20:30 AM PDT · by Interesting Times · 63 replies · 1+ views
    various ^ | 9/11/2010 | Interesting Times
    The plans of a small, fringe church in Florida to publicly burn the Koran on 9/11 produced an international furor. Obama found it necessary to denounce the proposal several times, as did Gen. Petraeus and Hillary Clinton. No similar response has ever greeted the burning of Bibles or the American flag. Let's document the Koran-burning hysteria here for future reference. Gen. Petraeus: Dove World Outreach Center's 'Burn a Koran Day' endangers US troops Obama Urges Fla. Pastor to Call Off Plan to Burn Korans on Sept. 11 Obama Administration Considers Calling Pastor Terry Jones to Stop the Koran Burning http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2585096/posts">Hillary...
  • International Delete A Koran Day?

    09/11/2010 8:36:36 AM PDT · by helpfulresearcher · 27 replies
    IMAO ^ | September 11, 2010 | Harvey
    Well, the Wacky Moustache Minister called off International Burn a Koran Day, making a lot of people happy. But IMAO Reader Laurie dropped me a line with the following intriguing thought: "Is burning a Koran any different than deleting a file of a Koran? Here is a pdf which includes pages of the Koran: http://www.muhammadanism.org/Quran/translations_koran.pdf I downloaded it and deleted it. Nothing bad happened." Shame on her for insulting all those peaceful Muslims who threaten to kill people unless their demands are met. Full pdf versions of the Koran also available in 17 different languages at http://www.islamway.com/SF/quran/
  • 9/11 Meltdown! (parody)

    09/11/2010 7:55:22 AM PDT · by geraldmcg · 6 replies
    WebToday ^ | 9-11-10 | Victor DuBois
    PARODY-- Thousands of disenchanted terrorists stand silent as they watch an Al Jazeera live broadcast of the small Florida church congregation burning crayons. The whole world takes a big sigh of relief as a big misunderstanding is clarified. It seems that after all, the pastor of the Dove Church in Florida actually said they were going to burn "Crayons". (wishful thinking) A positive symbolic gesture of diversity is demonstrated as the colors all melt together like the peaceful way Americans live together, reminiscent of the original 'melting pot' of mainly European immigrants that formed the early United States of America....
  • Fox News Decided Not To Cover The Koran Burning And CNN Followed Suit

    09/10/2010 8:40:48 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 09/10/2010 | Nicholas Carlson
    CNN's own media watchdog, Howard Kurtz, points out that his network only announced it would not broadcast pictures of the Terry Jones Koran-burning after Fox News already made the same call hours earlier. Kurtz: When the Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik reported at 2:16 Thursday that Fox would show no pictures of the planned Koran-burning in Gainesville, it was the only network taking that position. The others had told TV Newser that they would cover it like any other news story, with no hint that the footage might be withheld. The only other major news organization promising not to transmit pictures...
  • Media outside pastor Terry Jones' home finally snaps: “You’re just using us! We should all leave!”

    09/10/2010 8:31:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/10/2010 | Allahpundit
    In case you need another reason to hope he cancels tomorrow’s bonfire, here’s one more. If it happens, the news next week will be dominated by atrocities committed by barbarians; if it doesn’t happen, the news next week will be dominated by dopey navel-gazing media reflections on how gullible they’ve all been, which we’ll spend days gleefully mocking. The choice is clear. I’m not kidding when I tell you that, in four-plus years of blogging here, this is one of the most comically pathetic stories I’ve posted. To set the stage, the church said earlier today that they wanted a...
  • Alternatives to Burning the Koran

    09/10/2010 8:08:03 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 26 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 9-10-10 | Jared H. McAndersen
    As of this writing I don't know who is burning Korans and who isn't (or depending on when you read this, "did or didn't"), but this is an open letter to any holy person who thinks this is a good idea. -------------------------------------------- Dear Inglorious Pastards, Look at the mess you're creating. People yell at you not to do stupid stuff and you decide that you want to do it anyway. Hey! You should be a politician. Even better, since Obama is "obviously Christian" it seems you'd fit right in with his harem of spiritual advisors. Look, I'm not concerned...
  • This US government now wants to burn books --by a US Army Colonel !!!

    09/10/2010 6:42:01 PM PDT · by DontTreadOnMe2009 · 22 replies
    Me | September 11th, 2010 | Myself
    Has everyone seen this? It seems that the US government has successfully put into action a plan to purchase, and burn, 10,000 books by a US Army reserve Colonel, called "Operation Dark Heart" about his experiences as an undercover agent in Afghanistan. Since when did the United States government get into the book burning business? Has this ever happened before? These guys truly are the gang that couldn't shoot straight -- remember the book Spycatcher? The United Kingdom government tried to ban it and block it, but it was published in Australia instead and sold an incredible number of copies,...
  • “Stupid S*** has consequences!”

    09/10/2010 3:06:46 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 34 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 09-10-10 | Wordsmith
    People burned tires and blocked a highway in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, during a protest in reaction to a small American church’s plan to burn copies of the Koran. Rahmat Gul/Associated Press The fire became lit even before the first match was ever struck; It's too late for the media to turn off the gas pump once they fueled the story. Irregardless of what Terry Jones plans to do tomorrow, the Islamists who are in a perpetual state of rage are already lit up. It doesn't matter that the President, State Department officials, Petraeus and other U.S. military leaders, politicians like...
  • Question About The Koran. (VANITY)

    09/10/2010 11:54:01 AM PDT · by Mr. Jazzy · 84 replies
    Just a question for those that might know: To technically burn a Koran, do you need to have the entire book, or can you print up your own pages and burn THOSE and be "guilty" of a crime against islam? Just asking ...
  • Iraq's Top Shiite Cleric Urges Tolerance Towards Christians (About Koran Burning Protest)

    09/10/2010 8:19:08 AM PDT · by kristinn · 21 replies
    DPA via Earthtmes ^ | Friday, September 10, 2010
    SNIP Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, in a statement released Thursday night, said: "While we denounce the assault on the Holy Koran and stress the importance of not letting this occur, we urge Muslims, whereever they are, to exercise the utmost restraint." "Do not do what would hurt the followers of the church," he said. SNIP