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  • Why Hillary’s And Bernie’s Tax Hikes On The Rich Are Doomed To Fail

    05/03/2016 4:00:13 AM PDT · by expat_panama · 30 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 5/02/2016 | TERRY JONES
    Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton often assert that the only way to correct wealth inequality in America is to tax the rich at even higher rates. A new study suggests this is false. As part of what she called the “growth and fairness economy,” Hillary Clinton has proposed surtaxes on the wealthy and higher taxes on all capital gains to “shuffle the deck,” as she put it. In the past, she has hammered the rich for being, well, rich. “Economists have documented how the share of income and wealth... ...both Clinton and Sanders would raise rates on...
  • Father of Muslim bomb hoax clockster was Qur’an’s defense attorney against Terry Jones in mock trial

    09/18/2015 1:54:44 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 72 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | September 17, 2015 | Pamela Geller
    Father of Muslim bomb hoax clockster was Qur’an’s defense attorney against Terry Jones in mock trial ByPAMELA GELLER on September 17, 2015. When I first posted this story, I said it smelled fishy. Now it positively stinks. Does this look like a clock to you? And now the plot thickens. In what has become one of the most egregious of the faked hate narratives, the bomb hoax clockster has a family with a history of supremacist stunts. “One of the earliest instances of the standout citizen making national news was in 2011, when he sensationally stood up to an anti-Islamic...
  • Confronting Muslims of the Americas-speaker says US may be destroyed by Allah for Koran burning

    07/27/2011 5:06:39 AM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Jul 27th, 2011 | Ryan Mauro
    On April 16, the United Muslim-Christian Forum (UMCF) held an interfaith event in Owego, New York, featuring Christian and Muslim speakers, including the mayor of the town. Its Web site proudly hosts a photo of Binghamton Mayor Matthew T. Ryan holding a UMCF sign. Far from the model of tolerance it casts itself as, the UMCF is a front for an anti-Semitic, Islamic extremist group named Muslims of the Americas (MOA), and the keynote speaker warned that Allah will destroy whoever supports Koran burnings, and possibly the entire country. The MOA was exposed in the Christian Action Network’s (CAN) 2009...
  • Monty Python live (mostly), review: poignant and predictable, but tremendous fun

    07/20/2014 5:53:47 PM PDT · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 31 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 20 Jul 2014 | Ed Power
    Watching the livestream of Monty Python's last ever performance on GOLD, it was impossible not to experience a tingle of sadness. So this was it, the final performance by the most influential comedy troupe of all time. Forty-odd years since Monty Python's Flying Circus revolutionized television humour and unleashed a legion of surreal catchphrases John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Michael Palin departed the stage at London's O2 Arena to the strains of their darkly hilarious (or is it hilariously dark?) anthem Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life. Watching the swan-song was a 15,000 live...
  • Reports: Terry Jones arrested with 2,998 kerosene-soaked Korans

    09/11/2013 7:20:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 49 replies
    Los Angles Times ^ | 9/11/13 | Matt Pearce
    Florida officials have arrested radical anti-Islam preacher Terry Jones as he was on his way to a Sept. 11 event where he planned to burn 2,998 Korans, according to local news reports Wednesday. Jones is best known for stoking Muslim anger by publicly desecrating the religion´s holy book, sometimes with international consequences. This time law enforcement officials intervened before Jones could carry out his plans for a ceremonial Sept. 11 burning. Jones had planned to set alight 2,998 Korans at a Polk County park for the 12-year anniversary, with each Koran "representing one of the victims, every person who was
  • Witnesses: Benghazi attack was planned (and young people were told to chant against film)

    10/29/2012 6:43:07 AM PDT · by mgist · 58 replies
    Press Herald ^ | Posted: October 28 | By MAGGIE MICHAEL The Associated Press
    <p>But they also say young people were told to chant against an anti-Islam film as a cover for the assault.</p> <p>TRIPOLI, Libya - It began around nightfall on Sept. 11 with about 150 bearded gunmen, some wearing the Afghan-style tunics favored by Islamic militants, sealing off the streets leading to the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. They set up roadblocks with pickup trucks mounted with heavy machine guns, according to witnesses.</p>
  • Jill and Scott Kelley cultivated politicians as well as general (time for your daily laugh)

    11/16/2012 6:32:23 AM PST · by RummyChick · 61 replies
    tampa Bay times ^ | 11/16 | levesque
    TAMPA — The emails were anguished, pleading and sent straight to the mayor. "Bob, hope all is well," Jill Kelley wrote at 5:57 a.m. Tuesday to Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, whom she knows socially. What came next offers a glimpse into Kelley's state of mind as a national scandal blew up in her front yard. "My kids are scared, and need their 'home' back," she wrote, asking for help with "paparazzi" at her Bayshore Boulevard mansion. At 6:18 a.m. Wednesday, she emailed again. "Dear Mayor Bob," she wrote, saying that her name, along with those of former CIA director David...
  • Benghazigate: We Know Now Who Gave the Order Not to Protect the Consulate

    10/26/2012 11:03:03 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 137 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | October 26, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    Charles Woods, the father of Tyrone Woods, said in an interview, “And apparently even the State Department had a live stream and was aware of their calls for help. This was my son, he wasn’t even there. He was at a safe house about a mile away. He got the distress call. He heard them crying for help. That’s why he and Glenn risked their lives to go that extra mile just to take care of the situation. And I’m sure that she wasn’t the only one that received that distress call: “Come save our lives.” When I heard that...
  • Egypt issues arrest warrants for Florida pastor Terry Jones, 7 others

    09/18/2012 8:53:04 AM PDT · by rarestia · 91 replies
    BayNews9 (AP) ^ | Tuesday, September 18, 2012 | Staff
    <p>Egypt's general prosecutor has issued arrest warrants for controversial Gainesville pastor Terry Jones and seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and referred them to trial on charges linked to an anti-Islam film that has sparked riots across the Muslim world.</p> <p>The prosecutor's office says the seven men and one woman, all of whom are believed to be outside of Egypt, are charged with harming national unity, insulting and publicly attacking Islam and spreading false information. The office says they could face the death penalty.</p>
  • Who Is Sam Bacile; What Is Terry Jones' Role in the Middle East Attacks?

    09/14/2012 7:43:48 PM PDT · by GVnana · 52 replies
    U.S. intelligence officials are still trying to piece together the tragic events of the past few days that led to the unrest in Egypt and Libya and at least four murders. But behind the scenes is Gainesville, Fla., Dove World Outreach Center pastor Terry Jones and a man federal authorities have now identified as a Southern California Coptic Christian by the name of Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, 55, who adopted the persona of Sam Bacile, the man who produced the amateur film titled "Innocence of Muslims" that Muslim extremists say sparked Tuesday's violence that killed Stevens and three others. Nakoula is...
  • DOD: Gen. Martin Dempsey opted to phone Florida pastor

    09/13/2012 3:06:36 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 64 replies
    Politico ^ | 13 Sep 12 | KATE BRANNEN
    <p>The military’s top uniformed leader decided on his own to phone an extremist Florida pastor linked to an inflammatory anti-Islamic online video, the Pentagon said Thursday – no one else asked him to do so.</p> <p>Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey called Florida pastor Terry Jones on Wednesday to ask him to withdraw his support for the video that some reports have linked with anti-American unrest in the Muslim world, a spokesman said.</p>
  • Terry Jones Didn’t Cause Any Riots

    09/13/2012 5:58:44 AM PDT · by xzins · 24 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | September 12, 2012 | John Hawkins
    Radical Islamist animals stormed our Libyan and Egyptian embassies. Four Americans, including our Libyan ambassador, are dead as a result. The designated fall guy for the latest example of violent, intolerant radical Islamists acting like violent, intolerant radical Islamists is Terry Jones. Protesters angry over an amateurish American-made video denouncing Islam attacked the United States Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Tuesday, killing a State Department officer, while Egyptian demonstrators stormed over the fortified walls of the United States Embassy here. …The mobs were set off by Egyptian media reports about a 14-minute trailer for the video, called “Innocence of Muslims,”...
  • UPDATE 1-Top US military officer calls pastor over anti-Islam film (Jones to "Re-Evaluate")

    09/12/2012 4:00:13 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 74 replies
    Reuters ^ | 09/12/2012 | Phil Stewart
    * Chairman of Joint Chiefs asks pastor to not support film * Pastor agrees to 're-evaluate' showing movie By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, called a Florida pastor on Wednesday and asked him to withdraw his support for a film whose portrayal of the Prophet Mohammad has been linked to violent protests - including one that ended with the death of America's envoy to Libya. "In the brief call, Gen. Dempsey expressed his concerns over the nature of the film, the tensions it will inflame and...
  • MSNBC host: Hey, let’s prosecute Jones as accessory to ambassador’s murder

    09/12/2012 1:03:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 12, 2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Why stop there? Let’s round up the journalists who initially reported on Occupy and charge them with accessory to rape. Oh, wait, we have freedom of speech in this country? Silly us: (VIDEO AT LINK) MIKE BARNICLE: Given this supposed minister’s role in last year’s riots in Afghanistan, where people died, and given his apparent or his alleged role in this film, where, not yet nailed down, but at least one American, perhaps the American ambassador is dead, it might be time for the Department of Justice to start viewing his role as an accessory before or after the fact....
  • Twitter users call for the arrest and murder of Terry Jones

    09/12/2012 12:14:26 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 36 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 09/12/12 | Twitchy Staff
    In the wake of yesterday’s deadly outburst in Libya, some Twitter users are demanding justice. Mind you, they don’t want any action to be taken against the vicious murderers who ruthlessly killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and other Americans. No, these Twitter users are calling for action against Terry Jones, a private U.S. citizen who — horror of horrors! — praised a crappy anti-Muslim movie. The nerve! Like Mike Barnicle and UPenn professor Anthea Butler, these Twitter users don’t seem particularly enamored of that little thing called the First Amendment. It’s just a technicality, you see. They are certain Jones must...
  • Top U.S. Military Officer Calls Pastor Over Film

    09/12/2012 12:09:03 PM PDT · by kristinn · 369 replies
    Reuters ^ | Wednesday, September 12, 2012 | Phil Stweart and David Adams
    General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke with Pastor Terry Jones by phone on Wednesday and asked him to withdraw his support for a film whose portrayal of the Prophet Mohammad has sparked violent protests - including one that ended with the death of America's envoy to Libya
  • Mike Barnicle Suggests Prosecuting Pastor Terry Jones In American Ambassador's Death

    09/12/2012 8:39:17 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 39 replies
    Mike Barnicle has suggested that the Department of Justice consider prosecuting Florida pastor Terry Jones in the death of the American ambassador to Libya and deaths occurring during riots last year in Afghanistan. Hat tip readers Melody, Jonathan R., Ray R. Barnicle made his suggestion on today's Morning Joe, during a discussion of the attacks on the American embassy in Cairo, Egypt and the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where the American ambassador died after an attack by a Libyan mob. Fellow panelist Donny Deutsch responded by saying he was "thinking the same thing" as Barnicle. View the video after...
  • Christiane Amanpour says Filmmaker could be charged

    09/12/2012 4:36:27 AM PDT · by scooby321 · 100 replies
    Good Morning America | 09/12/2012 | Vanity
    Christiane Amanpour claims the filmmaker should be charged as screaming fire in a crowded Theater. I can't even say how upset I am after hearing her say that he is Responsible in Egypt and Libya.
  • Mike Barnicle Suggests Prosecuting Pastor Terry Jones In American Ambassador's Death

    09/12/2012 6:19:53 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 77 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Mike Barnicle has suggested that the Department of Justice consider prosecuting Florida pastor Terry Jones in the death of the American ambassador to Egypt and deaths occurring during riots last year in Afghanistan. Hat tip readers Melody, Jonathan R., Ray R. Barnicle made his suggestion on today's Morning Joe, during a discussion of the attacks on the American embassy in Egypt and the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where the American ambassador died after an attack by an Libyan mob. Fellow panelist Donny Deutsch responded by saying he was "thinking the same thing" as Barnicle. View the video here.
  • Chaos in Egypt After Pastor Terry Jones Posts Anti-Mohammed Film (The Video)

    09/11/2012 5:39:04 PM PDT · by gotribe · 48 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 09/11/2012 | Jim Hoft
    International Judge Muhammad Day video
  • VIDEO W/TRANSLATION: Muslim Egyptian “Terry Jones” Desecrates the Koran – Sick Of Islam

    08/24/2012 10:12:29 PM PDT · by damonw · 4 replies
    The Religion of Conquest ^ | 8-25-12 | Damon Whitsell
    Translation: by Brett Gasper "Ah,Here it is, kita'ab Allah (Book of Allah), this is the root of all disaster: Book of Allah. I'm not certain what day it is of this reviled month of Ramadan! You are making the tearing of the Quran such a big and dangerous thing.. It is only natural to want to tear this book! Those sons of kelba (dogs) think they can threaten me and dare me to tear the Quran - but I want to prove to them that they are nothing... and what is the big deal in tearing this book? Here the...
  • Koran-Burning Pastor Hangs Obama in Effigy in Church’s Front Yard

    06/09/2012 11:26:45 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 22 replies
    The Blaze ^ | June 9, 2012 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    Florida Pastor Terry Jones — whose Koran-burning activities have gained worldwide attention — is in the news again, this time for hanging President Barack Obama in effigy in front of his church. A photo posted on The Smoking Gun shows a dummy with Obama‘s likeness hanging from a yellow noose outside Jones’ Dove World Outreach Center. The scene also features an American flag, a rainbow-striped gay pride flag, an Uncle Sam dummy and a child‘s doll in the Obama figure’s hand. The words “Obama is Killing America” are posted on a trailer nearby.
  • Pastor Terry Jones Calls Mohammad a “Liar, Pedophile & False Prophet” at Dearborn Protest

    04/07/2012 8:55:13 PM PDT · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 73 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Gateway Pundit
    With the twin spires of the Islamic Center of America in the background, the Rev. Terry Jones praised Christianity and condemned Islam, calling it “of the devil.” “Mohammad was a liar, a pedophile and a false prophet,” Jones said. “I believe that as a Christian. But as an American who believes in the constitution I believe they have the right to practice their beliefs under the freedom of religion.” Jones — who is on his fourth trip to Dearborn to preach about the dangers of Islam and its agenda of imposing Sharia law on America — also called for a...
  • Terry Jones threatens Koran burning if Iranian pastor is executed

    02/27/2012 3:40:54 AM PST · by tobyhill · 35 replies · 3+ views
    Christian Today ^ | 2/27/2012 | staff
    The organisation of firebrand pastor Dr Terry Jones has said it will burn Korans and images of the Prophet Muhammad if an Iranian pastor is executed for his faith. Stand Up America Now made the threat after it emerged last week that the Iranian courts may have upheld the execution order for Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani. The pastor has been in prison since October 2009. He was originally detained for protesting but the charge was later changed to apostasy. Dr Jones sparked an international panic in 2010 when he threatened to burn Korans on the anniversary of 9/11. After sparking riots...
  • Koran-burning pastor Terry Jones attacked in street on his way to Muslim festival

    06/19/2011 6:48:28 PM PDT · by markomalley · 51 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/19/11
    Koran-burning pastor Terry Jones was mobbed by protesters as he made his way to the Arab International Festival. Scuffles broke out and six people were arrested as Jones walk down the street toward the festival with some of his supporters in Dearborn, Michigan. The controversial Florida Pastor Jones had intended to hold an anti-Islam rally and counter-protest against the festival. The event is the largest outdoor gathering of Arab-Americans in the U.S. Jones wore sunglasses, a bullet-proof vest and a t-shirt that read: 'Everything I ever needed to know about Islam I learned on 9-11.' He had led a rally...
  • Koran-burning pastor Terry Jones cuts short rally after he is pelted with shoes

    05/01/2011 5:48:41 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 52 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 5/1/2011
    Koran-burning pastor Terry Jones had to cut short a rally after he was drowned out by counter-protesters and hurled with shoes and water bottles. Jones was attempting to hold a demonstration in Dearborn, Michigan, objecting to a ban that stopped a planned outside the largest mosque in America, which is nearby. The controversial preacher was shouted down with abuse and chants from counter-protesters as he spoke in the heavily Arab community. A fracas had to be quelled by police in riot gear after people surged when Jones moved toward a barricade and began speaking to the crowd of about 700...
  • First Amendment Headed for the Breyer Patch?

    04/30/2011 4:43:51 AM PDT · by Scanian · 4 replies · 1+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | April 30, 2011 | Terry Heinrichs
    A few days ago, Pastors Terry Jones and Wayne Sapp were thrown in jail for refusing to pay a $1.00 bond ordered by a Michigan judge who upheld a jury verdict that they would "likely breach the peace" if they were allowed to carry out a planned protest at a mosque. The judge appeared unfazed by the fact that the ruling was both a violation of the Court's Brandenburg test (which prohibits political advocacy only "where such advocacy is directed to inciting or producing imminent lawless action and is likely to incite or produce such action"), and that it amounted...
  • Sharia Compliance in Dearborn, Mich. Sharia Compliance in Dearborn, Mich.

    04/27/2011 5:56:17 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 7 replies
    Jewish Workd Review ^ | 4/27/2011 | Cal Thomas
    The RINO (reverend in name only) Terry Jones is like his fellow RINO, Fred Phelps, but in political drag. Jones, the "pastor" (PINO?) of the tiny and inconsequential Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla., was jailed last week in Dearborn, Mich., "following a jury trial that found he was likely to create a 'breach of the peace' for plans to protest outside the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn," according to the Detroit News. Jones and his associate Wayne Sapp were taken into custody after they refused to post a $1 "peace bond." A judge then barred Jones and...
  • Arrest of Koran-Burning Pastor Terry Jones Brings Freedom of Speech Into Focus

    04/26/2011 5:03:55 PM PDT · by Walter Scott Hudson · 23 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | April 26, 2011 | Walter Hudson
    The freedom of speech is perhaps the most popular among those cited in the Bill of Rights. The ability to express yourself without fear of fine or incarceration is essential to the maintenance of a free society. Jihad Watch director Robert Spencer, a prolific author on the topic of Islam, has an important article at Human Events suggesting that free speech may be endangered. On Good Friday in Dearborn, Mich., the notorious Koran-burning pastor Terry Jones was jailed and fined for the crime of refusing to pay a so-called “peace bond” to cover the costs of extra police protection for...
  • One of Terry Jones’ Jurors Confirms It: Muslim Violence Was the Issue

    04/25/2011 9:34:47 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 23, 2011 | John Sexton
    Allahpundit had a nice roundup yesterday of the pre-crime trial of pastor Terry Jones. Today I came across this impromptu interview with one of the jurors in the trial. His name is Daniel Smith and he’s identified as a juror in this clip by a local Fox affiliate. As you’ll hear, free speech in this case definitely took a back seat to concerns over violence, specifically violent reactions from Muslims: (VIDEO AT LINK) Q: Was the weighing of the free speech question heavily…? Juror: It was an issue that we talked about but again we were…we were there to really...
  • Terry Jones Jailed in Michigan Before Anti-Sharia Protest

    04/24/2011 6:46:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/23/2011 | Nathan Black
    Terry Jones, infamous for burning a Quran in Florida, was jailed for a brief time on Friday, preventing him from protesting in front of a mosque in Dearborn, Mich., as he had planned. He and fellow preacher Wayne Sapp had refused to pay a $1 peace bond set by Judge Mark Somers after a jury determined that his planned Good Friday protest would lead to violence. The two were released hours later after paying the $1. Jones' demonstration was scheduled to take place Friday evening in front of what he says is America's largest mosque, the Islamic Center of America....
  • Puppet Pastor

    04/24/2011 6:04:34 AM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 12 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | April 24, 2011 | Bosch Fawstin
    Before Terror Jones.....there was peace. Our media and our government is desperately trying to make us believe that an American pastor is somehow responsible for turning otherwise peaceful Muslims into bloodthirsty killers. We are to believe that he is somehow forcing Muslims to riot and to kill when he burns a Koran or when he plans to protest a mosque. This man, Terry Jones, has been called every name in the book by those who never make a peep about the very threat that Jones is trying to warn us about. The latest and absolute greatest outrage in this story...
  • Pastor Terry Jones imprisoned to prevent Detroit Koran protest

    04/23/2011 8:10:58 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 244 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 4/23/2011
    The US pastor whose burning of a Koran sparked deadly violence in Afghanistan was briefly jailed in a heavily Islamic suburb on Friday after a court banned his protest outside a mosque. A local judge jailed Pastor Terry Jones of Gainesville, Florida and his associate Wayne Sapp after a court found their planned protest outside the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan, could lead to violence. During his court appearance, Pastor Jones argued that the Koran "promotes terrorist activities around the world." He also insisted that his right to protest against Islam was protected by the First Amendment to...
  • Jury finds that Jones's protest would breach peace

    04/22/2011 4:24:18 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 162 replies
    ABC ^ | 04/22/2011 | Staff
    DETROIT (WXYZ) - The jury has found that a proposed protest by Quran-burning pastor Terry Jones outside the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, the largest mosque in the United States, is likely to breach the peace and incite violence. The jury has been debating since 3:30 p.m .Thursday. The main issue of the trial was whether or not Jones' main purpose was to say or do something that would incite violence.
  • My letter to Kym L. Worthy and the Wayne County Prosecutors Office about Terry Jones in Dearborn

    04/21/2011 5:42:18 AM PDT · by damonw · 9 replies
    You too can write the Wayne County Prosecutors Office here or you can call them with this number 313-224-5777 ================================================== Hello Mrs. Kym L. Worthy and the Wayne County Prosecutors Office, My name is Damon Whitsell and I am writing to tell you all that I am appalled that you would try to stop Terry Jones from peacably protesting in Dearborne because doing so “would endanger his life and public peace”. If Islam was really a “Religion of Peace” no one would have to worry about Muslims Rioting, Killing and “discharging Firearms”. If Islam was really a “Religion of...
  • 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...
  • Pastor Who Burned Koran Says He Was Duped Into Holding Back

    04/17/2011 10:14:28 PM PDT · by Ethan Clive Osgoode · 31 replies
    NY TImes ^ | April 16 2011 | Lizette Alvarez
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The pastor who stoked violence in Afghanistan earlier this month by burning a Koran in March produced a recording on Saturday that he said proved he was deceived last September when he agreed to cancel plans to burn 200 copies of the Koran.
  • Is the Koran Burner an American Patriot?

    04/09/2011 6:46:59 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 68 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 4/7/2011 | Matt Patterson
    So let me get this straight. Florida preacher Terry Jones burns the Koran as part of a religious protest and is promptly condemned by General David Petraeus? Jones’ act, the general says, “was hateful, it was intolerant and it was extremely disrespectful and again, we condemn it in the strongest manner possible.” Meanwhile, the United States military condones and participates in the burning of the Christian Bible. As CNN reported in May of 2009: Military personnel threw away, and ultimately burned, confiscated Bibles that were printed in the two most common Afghan languages amid concern they would be used to...
  • 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...
  • Petraeus Misfires on Quran Burning (Verbal Spanking Alert)

    04/07/2011 1:26:17 PM PDT · by mojito · 21 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 4/7/2011 | Dorothy Rabinowitz
    It must have come as a disappointment to the mullahs of Mazar-e-Sharif—who sent the faithful out on Friday with instructions to avenge the recent insult to the Quran—and to the mobs who consequently went forth to slaughter 12 people at U.N. headquarters, nine more in Kandahar the next day, and two more the next, that their bloody enterprise had counted for so little in the eyes of Western military leaders. So it would appear at least from the response by Gen. David Petraeus, who delivered an impassioned rebuke of a publicity-hungry Florida pastor who had presided over the mock trial...
  • 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.
  • 'I would rather die than stop preaching about Islam': Pastor Terry Jones defiantly refuses to stop

    04/04/2011 1:29:08 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 265 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 8:07 PM on 4th April 2011 | By Daniel Bates
    The controversial pastor who has sparked riots in Afghanistan which have left at least 20 dead has said he would rather die than stop preaching against Islam. Reverend Terry Jones said his right to speak out was more important than the lives of those who had died during the unrest - or any American soldiers who might be killed in the future. He said he would continue his campaign against Muslims even though every single one of his 30 parishioners had deserted him.
  • U.S. pastor says he will put Mohammed 'on trial' next

    Despite clear evidence that his actions have led to multiple murders and widespread violence in the Middle East, controversial Florida pastor Terry Jones has vowed to step up his provocative campaign against Islam. The radical pastor said that he was considering putting Islamic prophet Mohammed 'on trial' for his next 'day of judgement' publicity stunt.
  • Bill O'Reilly on Florida Pastor Terry Jones and his Koran burning: He has 'blood on his hands'

    04/05/2011 12:08:08 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 56 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | April 5, 2011 | Aliyah Shahid
    Bill O'Reilly ripped into the Koran-burning Florida pastor who sparked deadly riots in Afghanistan, calling him an "insane Christian" who has "blood on his hands." The conservative Fox News host said Monday night that Terry Jones "had to know fanatical Muslims would go crazy" when he oversaw the burning of the Islamic holy book on March 20. The act ignited violent protests in Afghanistan, where an angry mob overran a United Nations mission in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Friday. The death toll on Tuesday climbed to at least 24, including seven U.N. workers, with more than 80 wounded....
  • Will Koran Burning Be Banned In The United States?

    04/05/2011 4:50:37 AM PDT · by Scanian · 157 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | April 05, 2011 | Allan Wall
    As an American in the United States of America, you are allowed to do many things. You can burn the flag. You can burn the Bible. You can produce obscene art and sometimes even get government money to finance it. You can make movies and TV shows that ridicule Christianity, traditional morality, and that take the Lord's name in vain. If anybody objects to this, you can just accuse him of trying to impose his values on others. Then start talking about the Salem Witch Trials and the Spanish Inquisition. Yes, you can do all those things, and more. But...
  • Terry Jones and Preemptive Capitulation

    04/05/2011 12:39:13 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 26 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | 4 Apr 2011 | Roger Kimball
    Years ago, I picked up a tattered but serviceable edition of the great Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Published in 1910, the twenty-eight-volume monument to human curiosity about the “arts, sciences, literature and general information” is a testament to scholarly industry. Compared to the mealy-mouthed reference works that clutter library shelves today, which typically compete to outdo one another in the exhibition of moral relativism, the Eleventh Edition (the common shorthand by which the work is known) is also a testament to a neglected virtue: robust cultural confidence. For a Westerner, it is refreshing to dip into its unembarrassed...
  • US leadership lapse in quran burning

    04/04/2011 10:53:56 AM PDT · by Crush · 160 replies
    The US Report ^ | 4 April 2011 | Kay Day
    Many of us in the U.S., regardless of our faith, viewed with despair the Quran-burning pastor’s actions —we knew innocents would likely die. President Barack Obama and others have spoken about the pastor, in the fall when he first threatened the burning and recently after he carried through with it. There is however a lapse in US leadership regarding appropriate responses to the burning. The lapse creates a dangerous window that should concern all Americans. The Bill of Rights addresses the issue of faith and free expression in Amendment I: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion,...
  • The West Must Not Trade Liberty for Islamic “Good Will”

    04/04/2011 5:16:58 PM PDT · by TheHawksNest · 24 replies
    NewsReal ^ | April 4, 2011 | Rob Taylor
    In a stunning act of bipartisan moral cowardice, Harry Reid told the world that he’s considering a “probe” into the Florida pastor who burned a copy of the Koran, while Lindsey Graham announced his belief that Americans should give up their First Amendment rights to avoid offending Muslims. The irony that this shameful display happened on a show called “Face the Nation” was lost on the spineless appeasers who lack the dignity to feel ashamed when surrendering to barbarians thousands of miles away. In the wake of savages rioting in Afghanistan, two of our senior lawmakers are advocating the implementation...
  • Battered Women and Koran Burners

    04/04/2011 2:09:42 PM PDT · by jazminerose · 17 replies ^ | 4/4/11 | Joy Tiz
    Any woman who has sucessfully escaped from an abusive parter knows a thing or two about koran burning. She remembers all to clearly how it was always her fault when her husband beat the daylights out of her. She shouldn’t have made him so mad! She knows how he gets, she really ought to watch herself. Believing this kind of insanity is part of the syndrome. Lindsay Graham doesn’t want Americans exercising their 1st Amendment rights it if it’s going to make Muslims mad enough to commit violence. Even Sean Hannity is falling for the Blame the Victim mind manipulation....
  • 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...