Friday, September 10, 2010
It’s 9-11 All Over Again
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the Quran burning would be a "disrespectful, disgraceful act."
The religion Islam is intolerant of every other religion, regardless of how it is sugar-coated otherwise. It is not a religion that exemplifies ”submission to God’s will” in the Christian sense at all, but a violent and inflexible religion which demands punishment for anyone who doesn’t practice it and then further boils down into radicalism which is intolerant of every other version of the same religion.
Hamas leader Ismail Haniya called Jones a "religious criminal" and a "retard that expresses a Western-retarded mentality" that targets the Quran, Islam, and Muslims. Speaking in Gaza at the start of the Eid holiday, Haniya said, "I call upon God the merciful, if they want to rip the Quran, for God to rip them apart and their state and make them an example for the believers."
When one of the many forms of this religion raises its violent hand, the other versions sit quietly by and do not speak out against it, for fear that they too will become a victim. That’s the best case scenario. The worst case scenario and one that more and more Americans are beginning to believe is, the silent majority of Muslims are complicit and deep in their hearts believe God’s will is being carried out.
A spokesman for the Taliban in Afghanistan told CNN, "If in Florida they were to burn the Quran, we will target any Christians, even if they are innocent, because the Quran is our holy book and we do not want someone to burn our holy book."
America, the once great and powerful benefactor and granted, protector of freedom and democracy has been effectively brought to its knees by a loving and peaceful religion, if you believe what you hear and read.
The foolish idea that we should accomodate a violence condoning and prone religion and “let a mean dog lay” is both blatantly stupid and ostrich with its head in the ground optimistic. Let's use fascism and the way many leaders viewed Adolf Hitler as an example.
The more control we give them, the more they control us. It's so simple, even a caveman could see it.
A senior Iranian Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpayegani, condemned the plan to burn the Quran and called for the arrest of Jones, head of the Dove World Outreach Center, according to Iran's semi-official Fars news agency. Should such an "inhumane incident take place in America, the U.S. government and President Obama will be held responsible," he said, according to the report.
Maybe it’s time we elect Michael Bloomberg as President. He appears to be the only one with enough guts to stand up for our country and the Bill of Rights.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has defended the right of the Rev. Terry Jones to go ahead with the plan, even though he condemns the idea as "distasteful." "The First Amendment protects everybody, and you can't say that we are going to apply the First Amendment to only those cases where we are in agreement," Bloomberg said this week, citing the section of the Constitution that promises freedom of speech.
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