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    Re: Are you going to burn a Koran?

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    I only request that anyone that does has the guts to go do it somewhere were they have a legitimate shot of getting messed up really really badly. Show the true strength of your conviction, not just some limp, impotent, 'look at me Im somebody' gesture...
    Do you hold the same for those that burn the flag - that to shoe the true strength of their convictions, they should do so outside the frint gates of Camp Lejune or Camp Pendleton or 29 Palms?

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    Re: Are you going to burn a Koran?

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    Do you hold the same for those that burn the flag - that to shoe the true strength of their convictions, they should do so outside the frint gates of Camp Lejune or Camp Pendleton or 29 Palms?
    Yes indeed. I can tell you the account of my father and several other American Legion vets, a group of assholes at a college, and a can of gasoline. Long story short, no flag was burned that day, because the smarmy little college boys didnt exactly have the strength of convictions that the vets had.

    Edit: No need for them to travel to Camp Lejune. The results will be identical if attempted in front of me. Or about 500,000 or so of my family.

    Not sayin they dont have the constitutional right...but you can bet their own personal constition will be tested.
    Last edited by VanceMack; 09-08-10 at 04:08 PM.

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    Re: Are you going to burn a Koran?

    Quote Originally Posted by Catz Part Deux View Post
    I wish I could thank this a thousand times. Go burn the Koran in Saudi Arabia, not Gainesville. THEN, I might respect you.
    You can't get into SA through. So it's impossible. Nor would I tell them they have to go to SA to prove their resolve. Their point is that they have freedom of religion and expression and that will allow them to perform the act. Which is true, in America we recognize the rights and liberties of the individual which leads us to this consequence of that. In SA they don't, and government force will be used against you. Thus his statement cannot be held true if in SA, it is true in America and other similarly free countries.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

    Quote Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
    "I should have loved freedom, I believe, at all times, but in the time in which we live I am ready to worship it."

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    Re: Are you going to burn a Koran?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    You can't get into SA through. So it's impossible. Nor would I tell them they have to go to SA to prove their resolve. Their point is that they have freedom of religion and expression and that will allow them to perform the act. Which is true, in America we recognize the rights and liberties of the individual which leads us to this consequence of that. In SA they don't, and government force will be used against you. Thus his statement cannot be held true if in SA, it is true in America and other similarly free countries.
    I understand their point, but it would be eversomuchmore poignant if they did it in SA, Iraq, Afghanistan, Morocco, or Indonesia. Even, for that matter, in the Netherlands.

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    Re: Are you going to burn a Koran?

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
    My Way News Photo - Quran - Burning

    According to this Rev., Sept. 11, 2010 between 6 & 9pm is International Burn a Koran Day. Are you going to participate?

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    No, but I would like to attend the tar and feathering of television and radio talk show hosts Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck and Michael Savage, political commentators David Pat Robertson and televangelist Daniel Pipes and Alan Dershowitz, Horowitz, and all the other right wing rabble-rousers.

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    Re: Are you going to burn a Koran?

    It would most likely end in their deaths. Not so many countries are so stringently devoted to the upkeep and security of the rights and liberties of the individual as America is. Here we take the good and we take the bad of freedom and accept the consequences and responsibilities which come with freedom. Not many other countries are as devoted as we are. In fact, most of those countries you listed are no where near as close. So you go there and your rights are not protected, you burn a Koran there; and you're dead. It won't happen in America, we'll give you every protection we can so that you can go ahead and burn that Koran without being mobbed to death. It wouldn't have made any point in a country they would have been killed in for attempting to exercise their rights; other than to give the anti-Muslim side more fodder.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

    Quote Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
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    Re: Are you going to burn a Koran?

    Quote Originally Posted by ricksfolly View Post
    No, but I would like to attend the tar and feathering of television and radio talk show hosts Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck and Michael Savage, political commentators David Pat Robertson and televangelist Daniel Pipes and Alan Dershowitz, Horowitz, and all the other right wing rabble-rousers.

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    NOthing says freedom of speech and American Dream like a good round of tarring and feathering.

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    Re: Are you going to burn a Koran?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    You can't get into SA through. So it's impossible. Nor would I tell them they have to go to SA to prove their resolve. Their point is that they have freedom of religion and expression and that will allow them to perform the act. Which is true, in America we recognize the rights and liberties of the individual which leads us to this consequence of that. In SA they don't, and government force will be used against you. Thus his statement cannot be held true if in SA, it is true in America and other similarly free countries.
    Lame...Dont go to Saudi...go to Syria. Go to Palestine. Go to Iran.

    I have done a lot of work with the Jerry Springer type crowd...and so to my great discredit I will freely admit to watching at least a few episodes of Jerry Springer. Heres an observance...there are an awful lot of chippy little bitches in the crowd that talk tough and act tough...but the only reason they do is they KNOW that the security there will keep them from actually getting hurt. Same with the prisons...when the scared straight program was used the teenage thugs smirked and laughed because they knew at the end of the day they got to go home. Now...just how firmly would they have stood by their conviction if they had to spend the night...the lights went out and the cell doors went clank...and they faced the very real prospect of having their rectal temperature taken by a hardened inmate?

    These jackasses are no different. yeah...look at us...we are burning Qurans. Right here...with guards...and cameras...and probably quite a few police officers...and for WHAT exactly?

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    Re: Are you going to burn a Koran?

    Quote Originally Posted by ricksfolly View Post
    No, but I would like to attend the tar and feathering of television and radio talk show hosts Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck and Michael Savage, political commentators David Pat Robertson and televangelist Daniel Pipes and Alan Dershowitz, Horowitz, and all the other right wing rabble-rousers.

    ricksfolly
    Throw in a few mindless asshole leftist ideologues and we got us a real party.
    Last edited by VanceMack; 09-08-10 at 04:42 PM.

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    Re: Are you going to burn a Koran?

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    That's pretty much how I feel. I wish the media would understand that if they weren't giving this nutter air time, no one would even have heard of it.
    This x10000

    I never heard of this up until a few days ago and the only reason I now know about this is because people keep ****ing going on about it. Leave the damn nutter alone!

    And OT: I have burned and buried my Qu'ran before .... but probably for a different reason
    Last edited by Laila; 09-08-10 at 04:43 PM.


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