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    US church defiant despite condemnation of Koran burning

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    Is someone trying to muscle in on the Westboro BC's territory? I'm sure US troops on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan will be delighted people are making such good use of the freedom of speech they are trying to defend with their lives.

    Can or should anything be done to stop this calculated attempt to stir up trouble? Is this like calling 'fire!' in a packed theatre? Or is free speech just too precious?
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    Re: US church defiant despite condemnation of Koran burning

    Nothing can, nor should be done about this legally. Though we all should point and laugh at the irony, their ignorance, and condemn their hatred.
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    Re: US church defiant despite condemnation of Koran burning

    Quote Originally Posted by Your Star View Post
    Nothing can, nor should be done about this legally. Though we all should point and laugh at the irony, their ignorance, and condemn their hatred.
    Pointing and laughing won't be what the troops in Afghanistan are doing when angry mobs take to the street.

    Of course, those angry mobs ought to appreciate the value of free speech, but they don't because they have their own version of Pastor Terry Jones organising International Burn An American Flag Days for many years now.

    This is a bit like sticking your fingers in a light socket and expecting the electricity to respect the fact that you can do what the hell you like in your own home.
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    Nothing should be done. If those people in the middle east can burn Americans flags, bibles and all sorts of other **** that Americans and other people find find offensive then they have no room to bitch about someone burning a Koran. So I do not think Americans should tip toe when it comes to muslims being offended. So **** those terrorists. If some terrorists want to get all riled up then they will make easy targets for our troops to spot. I think the preacher should burn those Korans out of principle to show the terrorist scum in the middle east we do not give a ****. A the same if someone wanted to burn some bibles I hope he does not complains and I hope the same people pissing and moaning about muslims being offended over koran burnings will do the same if someone proposes a bible burn.
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    Re: US church defiant despite condemnation of Koran burning

    "We must send a clear message to the radical element of Islam."

    ... by insulting and showing your intolerance to the vast, vast majority of Islam that is not radical.

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    Re: US church defiant despite condemnation of Koran burning

    They better plant some trees to offset the carbon emissions of the burning Korans.
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    Re: US church defiant despite condemnation of Koran burning

    Quote Originally Posted by Andalublue View Post
    Pointing and laughing won't be what the troops in Afghanistan are doing when angry mobs take to the street.

    Of course, those angry mobs ought to appreciate the value of free speech, but they don't because they have their own version of Pastor Terry Jones organising International Burn An American Flag Days for many years now.

    This is a bit like sticking your fingers in a light socket and expecting the electricity to respect the fact that you can do what the hell you like in your own home.
    I don't care for what the church is doing, but part of being in the military in the US is standing up for our freedoms. I think what the church is doing is ****ty, but they are free to do it under our constitution, and that is what soldiers, in the long run, are fighting for, our rights under that constitution.
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    Re: US church defiant despite condemnation of Koran burning

    Quote Originally Posted by Degreez View Post
    "We must send a clear message to the radical element of Islam."

    ... by insulting and showing your intolerance to the vast, vast majority of Islam that is not radical.
    It's ok for Muslims to insult Americans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    It's ok for Muslims to insult Americans.

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    Re: US church defiant despite condemnation of Koran burning

    The article mentioned the church having only 50 members. Looks like they are having a membership drive to me.

    There has to be more Georgians married to cousins than that.
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