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Bragi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-13-10 09:55 AM
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13. Yep
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  -14 killed, dozens injured over Quran desecration protests in Indian-controlled Kashmir Bragi  Sep-13-10 09:39 AM   #0 
  - Except they helped build the pier by giving this little pissant of a preacher  WCGreen   Sep-13-10 09:43 AM   #1 
  - There was another poster saying the idiot was in international media the entire summer.  dkf   Sep-13-10 09:46 AM   #4 
  - He was in our media all summer as well....  WCGreen   Sep-13-10 09:48 AM   #6 
  - Yes, but irrelevant.  Igel   Sep-13-10 11:02 AM   #35 
     - Ever thought of why it "smouldered" in the US while international media took it more seriously?  Turborama   Sep-13-10 11:16 AM   #37 
     - +++ /nt  Bragi   Sep-13-10 11:42 AM   #47 
  - Yep  Bragi   Sep-13-10 09:55 AM   #13 
  - I agree, the media promoted the preacher like a new Broadway play.  jaxx   Sep-13-10 09:47 AM   #5 
  - That's not actually the case  Bragi   Sep-13-10 09:49 AM   #10 
  - well, I guess Jon Stewert agrees with me....  WCGreen   Sep-13-10 10:10 PM   #107 
  - I would argue that the blame lies with the people who are killing  Codeine   Sep-13-10 09:57 AM   #14 
  - That sort...  Rebubula   Sep-13-10 10:03 AM   #18 
  - Me too  Bragi   Sep-13-10 10:05 AM   #19 
  - Blame enough to go around.  wtmusic   Sep-13-10 09:59 AM   #15 
     - The "idiots who get murderous" appear to be the police/army who shot the protesters  Turborama   Sep-13-10 11:01 AM   #33 
        - The protesters who were burning buildings and attacking police.  Codeine   Sep-13-10 11:42 AM   #46 
           - Burning buildings & rioting against police deserve an instant death sentence do they?  Turborama   Sep-13-10 12:02 PM   #58 
              - I don't support any police state thug tactics.  Codeine   Sep-13-10 12:07 PM   #60 
                 - Just because you don't like the facts, does not make them a strawman. You support the pastor.  Turborama   Sep-13-10 12:28 PM   #63 
                    - The facts?  Codeine   Sep-13-10 12:39 PM   #68 
                       - I didn't say you support "police state thuggery" but you did imply the protesters deserved it  Turborama   Sep-13-10 12:43 PM   #69 
                          - You are the most obtuse individual on this board.  Codeine   Sep-13-10 12:45 PM   #72 
                             - Resulting to ad hominems is a last resort in debating  Turborama   Sep-13-10 12:49 PM   #74 
                                - Yeah, God knows Freeperville is Free Speech Central  Codeine   Sep-13-10 12:55 PM   #77 
                                   - Yes, the tone of Islamophobia on this thread does make it seem like being in Freeperville  Turborama   Sep-13-10 01:02 PM   #81 
                                      - Awww, diddums; I've been put on Ignore for being obsessed with free speech.  Codeine   Sep-13-10 01:04 PM   #83 
                                         - !!!!! A personal best? /nt  Bragi   Sep-13-10 01:10 PM   #86 
  - I believe you're wrong about suspending all complaints about  crim son   Sep-13-10 09:44 AM   #2 
  - The US media is still to blame. They do everything Fox News does!  Joanne98   Sep-13-10 09:45 AM   #3 
  - Thank you Pastor Jones  Botany   Sep-13-10 09:48 AM   #7 
  - US Media = Lap Dogs of US Corporate Rulers  saigon68   Sep-13-10 09:48 AM   #8 
  - Idiots!  SpeechlessDem   Sep-13-10 09:49 AM   #9 
  - I know people who work for Iranian media  HEyHEY   Sep-13-10 09:49 AM   #11 
  - I think you are quite correct  Bragi   Sep-13-10 09:51 AM   #12 
  - Iran-based TV. I wonder if it's as bad as North Korean TV.  chrisa   Sep-13-10 10:00 AM   #16 
  - If they have internet access, all they have to do is go to DU's video forum n/t  Turborama   Sep-13-10 10:01 AM   #17 
  - I didn't notice the US media trying to choke off this story. Every news and  Arkansas Granny   Sep-13-10 10:09 AM   #20 
  - What they choked off was coverage of events on Saturday  Bragi   Sep-13-10 10:20 AM   #22 
  - I live in Indonesia and CNN International/Faux news have been covering it for weeks  Turborama   Sep-13-10 10:25 AM   #23 
  - More blood on the pastor's hands.  louis-t   Sep-13-10 10:19 AM   #21 
  - Who did the pastor kill?  Codeine   Sep-13-10 10:41 AM   #26 
  - Why Should he?  Rebubula   Sep-13-10 10:44 AM   #27 
  - No.  NoNothing   Sep-13-10 10:46 AM   #28 
     - It's the protesters who have been killed. For Protesting. Plus one policeman.  Turborama   Sep-13-10 10:55 AM   #30 
        - My point, exactly.  louis-t   Sep-13-10 11:01 AM   #34 
        - If a religious zealot tells you not to do something  Phil The Cat   Sep-14-10 12:00 AM   #108 
           - The warnings I was talking about didn't come from zealots.  louis-t   Sep-14-10 10:06 AM   #109 
              - Murder is NOT a tool of tolerant people  Phil The Cat   Sep-14-10 12:13 PM   #110 
                 - You know, I'm really getting sick of the phony 'rationalists' here.  louis-t   Sep-14-10 12:50 PM   #111 
        - So?  NoNothing   Sep-13-10 11:35 AM   #41 
        - Wow, DUers coming out to defend "pastor" Jones. This place is changing beyond all recognition  Turborama   Sep-13-10 11:38 AM   #43 
        - Defending free expression? Who would ever have guessed?!  Codeine   Sep-13-10 11:41 AM   #45 
        - You've GOT to be kidding.  louis-t   Sep-14-10 06:00 PM   #112 
        - Or they were rational enough not to get their panties in a wad  Codeine   Sep-13-10 11:37 AM   #42 
           - Jones started this. Protesters against it have been shot dead. That is what has happened.  Turborama   Sep-13-10 11:43 AM   #48 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-13-10 11:45 AM   #50 
              - All I can say, Turborama, is that you had better agree with me  NoNothing   Sep-13-10 11:54 AM   #54 
                 - Lame. No protesters have gone out to kill people. Protesters have been shot. For protesting.  Turborama   Sep-13-10 11:57 AM   #57 
                    - And who took away their right to protest?  NoNothing   Sep-13-10 12:07 PM   #61 
                       - I'm not excusing anyone, just stating the facts. You are going all out to excuse Jones, though.  Turborama   Sep-13-10 12:32 PM   #66 
                          - Jones didn't do anything that justified a riot, or even a building-burning protest.  Codeine   Sep-13-10 12:43 PM   #70 
                             - I wasn't talking to you  Turborama   Sep-13-10 12:45 PM   #71 
                                - You're on a public discussion board.  Codeine   Sep-13-10 12:46 PM   #73 
                                   - Yes, but you were replying as if I was talking to you.  Turborama   Sep-13-10 12:52 PM   #76 
                                      - I was replying to your statement.  Codeine   Sep-13-10 12:56 PM   #79 
                                         - But the statement wasn't contextually aimed at you so your reply was just arguing for arguing's sake  Turborama   Sep-13-10 01:03 PM   #82 
                                            - You're a silly man. nt  Codeine   Sep-13-10 01:05 PM   #84 
                                            - "Arguing for arguing's sake" is what is done on a message board like this.  totodeinhere   Sep-13-10 01:11 PM   #88 
                                               - For some, maybe  Turborama   Sep-13-10 01:15 PM   #89 
                                                  - Or being an apologist for apologists sake.  Codeine   Sep-13-10 01:20 PM   #92 
  - Warnings posted by me during the week of Tue Aug-17-10  Turborama   Sep-13-10 10:33 AM   #24 
  - So far, I have read that 16 protesters have been shot dead by police/army  Turborama   Sep-13-10 10:40 AM   #25 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-13-10 10:50 AM   #29 
  - Iran to issue "ultimatum" on disrespect of Quran  Bragi   Sep-13-10 10:55 AM   #31 
  - Well, maybe Jones has achieved something after all  Turborama   Sep-13-10 10:59 AM   #32 
  - All this because someone merely threatened to desecrate their sacred text  slackmaster   Sep-13-10 11:05 AM   #36 
  - No, it's because there *were* desecrations of the Quran  Bragi   Sep-13-10 11:16 AM   #38 
  - Which "unfriendly media outlets" are you blaming this on?  Turborama   Sep-13-10 11:34 AM   #40 
  - My statement about some people taking their religion too seriously stands  slackmaster   Sep-13-10 11:57 AM   #56 
  - You'll get no counter-argument from me /nt  Bragi   Sep-13-10 12:02 PM   #59 
  - No, I don't understand. It's just a book. To violently protest the burning of that book of fairy  totodeinhere   Sep-13-10 01:16 PM   #90 
  - That's the nature of fundamentalism, whether it's Muslim or Christian.  totodeinhere   Sep-13-10 01:20 PM   #91 
     - The "why" is obvious:  NoNothing   Sep-13-10 01:41 PM   #94 
        - I think you have a point. But the irony is that Muslim fundies aren't much different  totodeinhere   Sep-13-10 01:53 PM   #95 
  - 18 PROTESTERS SHOT DEAD. HUNDREDS WOUNDED. BY INDIAN POLICE  Turborama   Sep-13-10 11:31 AM   #39 
  - Some important context  Bragi   Sep-13-10 11:39 AM   #44 
     - They weren't murderous protests, either. How many innocent people have these protesters killed?  Turborama   Sep-13-10 11:45 AM   #49 
        - Funny that you blame the pastor  Codeine   Sep-13-10 11:46 AM   #51 
        - Funny you are protecting the insane "pastor" when I'm stating facts about what happened  Turborama   Sep-13-10 11:51 AM   #53 
           - Your priority is justifying violence and stifling free expression.  Codeine   Sep-13-10 12:08 PM   #62 
              - Where have justified violence & tried to stifle "free expression"?  Turborama   Sep-13-10 12:30 PM   #65 
        - They murdered one student, age 12 or 13, so far  Bragi   Sep-13-10 11:48 AM   #52 
           - Context shows that the student was shot by the police  Turborama   Sep-13-10 11:56 AM   #55 
  - Why are people protesting the actions of an idiot half a world away???  Vehl   Sep-13-10 12:28 PM   #64 
  - Because they are the Islamic version of teabaggers.  Codeine   Sep-13-10 12:38 PM   #67 
  - Yes, DU has a double standard.  totodeinhere   Sep-13-10 01:09 PM   #85 
     - More than a pass; they are lauded. nt  Codeine   Sep-13-10 01:10 PM   #87 
        - I agree that the teabaggers and these protesters are both sides of the same coin.  Vehl   Sep-13-10 02:30 PM   #96 
  - Why are they attacking Obama, you ask?  Bragi   Sep-13-10 12:50 PM   #75 
  - good point  Vehl   Sep-13-10 02:32 PM   #97 
  - Because the people pulling the strings have politicized this for propaganda uses.  Uncle Joe   Sep-13-10 12:56 PM   #80 
  - yeah  Vehl   Sep-13-10 02:34 PM   #98 
     - Maybe...  Bragi   Sep-13-10 02:43 PM   #100 
     - yep  Vehl   Sep-13-10 02:56 PM   #102 
     - The propaganda they receive from their demagogues is no different than what we receive from ours.  Uncle Joe   Sep-13-10 03:06 PM   #103 
  - it's called RELIGIOUS NUTTERY  Skittles   Sep-13-10 07:10 PM   #106 
  - Context: 'India represents fear and terror in Kashmir'  Turborama   Sep-13-10 12:55 PM   #78 
  - one has to also note that this is about muslims wanting to seperate from a secular state  Vehl   Sep-13-10 02:52 PM   #101 
     - That is all far too logical for DU purposes.  Codeine   Sep-13-10 03:51 PM   # 
     - dupity dupe dupe dupe  Codeine   Sep-13-10 03:51 PM   #104 
  - At least there were no Americans among the killed and wounded!  outerSanctum   Sep-13-10 01:23 PM   #93 
  - Cause and effect...  LanternWaste   Sep-13-10 02:43 PM   #99 
  - religious nuttery  Skittles   Sep-13-10 07:10 PM   #105 

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