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FirstTimeVoterAt37 Donating Member (380 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-06-10 03:37 PM
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3. WE don't understand how our freedom of speech works
It's not surprising that those in other countries understand it even less.
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  -Afghans protest US church's plans to burn Quran Turborama  Sep-06-10 03:26 PM   #0 
  - "joined the protest after hearing neighborhood gossip" Brilliant. nt  greyl   Sep-06-10 03:30 PM   #1 
  - Around and around they go.  uppityperson   Sep-06-10 03:31 PM   #2 
  - Well, let's see. THEY are not occupying our country and killing  sabrina 1   Sep-08-10 07:57 PM   #60 
  - Maybe their news isn't better than ours.  bc3000   Sep-06-10 08:22 PM   #18 
     - I'll bet THEIR news doesn't include the top 10 grossing films for the weekend.  Bozita   Sep-06-10 08:52 PM   #19 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-07-10 10:59 AM   #36 
  - WE don't understand how our freedom of speech works  FirstTimeVoterAt37   Sep-06-10 03:37 PM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-06-10 03:38 PM   #4 
  - So, their crazies anger our crazies who anger their crazies who anger ...  Bozita   Sep-06-10 03:45 PM   #5 
  - This could start a trend...  awoke_in_2003   Sep-06-10 04:36 PM   #10 
  - Oh, if only!  primavera   Sep-06-10 07:47 PM   #16 
  - hell, and they would willingly go...  awoke_in_2003   Sep-06-10 08:21 PM   #17 
  - If the only way you can prevail is by burning books--any books--maybe you shouldn't prevail.  No Elephants   Sep-09-10 07:47 AM   #62 
  - Our crazies ?????................  backtomn   Sep-06-10 06:46 PM   #13 
  - Not those crazies. THESE crazies ...  Bozita   Sep-06-10 07:33 PM   #15 
  - Most of those don't have any death involved. It just isn't the same as the hanging and stoning of  superconnected   Sep-07-10 11:02 AM   #38 
  - Here - take a look at real stats  superconnected   Sep-07-10 04:00 PM   #57 
     - despite its identification by journalists as a largely Muslim practice, Christian and Hindu  Turborama   Sep-07-10 04:18 PM   #58 
  - But hundreds of thousands died  ronnie624   Sep-07-10 10:22 AM   #29 
  - I know people are attacking you, but I get it, and you're right.  superconnected   Sep-07-10 10:42 AM   #32 
  - Which religion punished heretics by burning them at the stake?  Turborama   Sep-07-10 11:13 AM   #41 
  - You mean when Muslims were tortured by U.S. troops  sabrina 1   Sep-08-10 08:07 PM   #61 
  - Stupid and crazy at opposite ends of the globe.  Quantess   Sep-07-10 01:06 PM   #52 
  - They hate us because of our freedoms  Taitertots   Sep-06-10 03:54 PM   #6 
  - Enemies of freedom is one of the slogans invented and promoted by the George W. Bush presidency  Turborama   Sep-07-10 01:46 AM   #22 
  - Just because an idiot said it in a different context almost a decade ago...  Taitertots   Sep-07-10 05:28 AM   #23 
     - You're repeating a Reichwing meme that has been successfully implanted into the American psyche  Turborama   Sep-07-10 08:34 AM   #25 
     - Quite right  Bragi   Sep-07-10 09:43 AM   #26 
        - The poster you are agreeing with was stereotyping toward Muslims:  Turborama   Sep-07-10 09:55 AM   #27 
           - Gee, I believe the constitution is pretty dang good. What's your problem with it?  superconnected   Sep-07-10 10:44 AM   #33 
              - I didn't say there's anything wrong with it. I'm just highlighting the similarities of arguments  Turborama   Sep-07-10 11:02 AM   #37 
                 - I take it they haven't read the Quran.  superconnected   Sep-07-10 11:03 AM   #39 
                    - That's your prejudicial take, which of course you're entitled to. n/t  Turborama   Sep-07-10 11:35 AM   #44 
                       - Actually no it's not. I don't even hold the Bible up to the constitution.  superconnected   Sep-07-10 11:36 AM   #45 
                          - You prejudged that anyone who believes the constitution and the Qu'ran are  Turborama   Sep-07-10 12:16 PM   #47 
                             - I don't care about your "magical thinking"(religious) problem. Don't subject me to it.  superconnected   Sep-07-10 12:38 PM   #48 
                                - I'm not. I'm just stating the facts and proving how DISCONNECTED your thought processes are. n/t  Turborama   Sep-07-10 12:42 PM   #49 
                                   - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-07-10 12:46 PM   #50 
  - No, they hate us for our government's policies and actions, primarily vis a vis the Middle East.  No Elephants   Sep-09-10 08:59 AM   #64 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-06-10 04:12 PM   #7 
  - why don't they also protest  davidinalameda   Sep-06-10 04:12 PM   #8 
  - Not hardly--- The thugs andHoodlum puppets running that country  saigon68   Sep-07-10 05:37 AM   #24 
  - People seem to forget how the christian taliban has been liable in killing our troops and civilians  Crowman1979   Sep-06-10 04:21 PM   #9 
  - Ehh?? But expected...  4saken   Sep-06-10 04:40 PM   #11 
  - Can we stop calling them a "US Church"? Separation of church and state.  McCamy Taylor   Sep-06-10 04:43 PM   #12 
  - Burning books. I've heard that before. Somewhere. nt  SteveM   Sep-06-10 07:23 PM   #14 
  - Saudi Arabia. It's state policy there to destroy Bibles upon discovery.  Psephos   Sep-07-10 12:27 AM   #20 
     - Source please: "It's state policy there to destroy Bibles upon discovery" n/t  Turborama   Sep-07-10 09:57 AM   #28 
     - Here's the first link that came up...  superconnected   Sep-07-10 11:13 AM   #40 
     - "Author Unknown" From a blog called: "Unpopular Arab Thoughts That All Arabs Have Thought"  Turborama   Sep-07-10 11:15 AM   #42 
        - Here's the next one confirming it  superconnected   Sep-07-10 11:20 AM   #43 
           - Rather than believe a writer for reichwing newsbusters and some "think tank"  Turborama   Sep-07-10 11:53 AM   #46 
     - My own eyes and ears.  Psephos   Sep-07-10 01:49 PM   #55 
     - It has been state policy in the U.S. for decades  ronnie624   Sep-07-10 10:32 AM   #30 
     - Well, I was thinking of something more prosaic as in pre-WWII Germany. nt  SteveM   Sep-07-10 02:29 PM   #56 
  - Hey Florida Freaks! Ever heard of "shooting fish in a barrel?  BeHereNow   Sep-07-10 01:23 AM   #21 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-07-10 10:39 AM   #31 
  - Thankfully,  ronnie624   Sep-07-10 10:56 AM   #34 
     - Yes it would. However I think they do when they can - all those bombs killing our soldiers.  superconnected   Sep-07-10 10:59 AM   #35 
     - With the growth of the Chinese military, that might soon change.  totodeinhere   Sep-07-10 01:19 PM   #53 
  - Calling for President Barack Obama's death?  totodeinhere   Sep-07-10 12:58 PM   #51 
  - This is one of the reasons why what they are doing is so dangerous. 'Chinese whispers'  Turborama   Sep-07-10 01:38 PM   #54 
  - I agree with your point  Bragi   Sep-09-10 07:53 AM   #63 
  - Hmm. Did anyone ever hear of this "church" before they made their  Old Troop   Sep-07-10 05:28 PM   #59 
 

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