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Quixote1818 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-03-07 11:48 AM
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Does anyone know what Jefferson wrote in his Koran?
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Edited on Wed Jan-03-07 11:53 AM by Quixote1818
Al Franken just said Jefferson had written notes in his Koran that Keith Ellison is going to use tomorrow. It would be interesting to know what he wrote.

On edit: When I heard Ellison was going to do this I started laughing out loud! Brilliant move on Ellison's part!
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  -Does anyone know what Jefferson wrote in his Koran? Quixote1818  Jan-03-07 11:48 AM   #0 
  - He had a habit of writing margin notes in all of his books  htuttle   Jan-03-07 11:50 AM   #1 
  - Is Ellison using Jefferson's Koran?  billbuckhead   Jan-03-07 11:52 AM   #4 
     - Yes, look at the DU home page or Late Breaking News. nt  Quixote1818   Jan-03-07 11:54 AM   #6 
  - "Property of Thomas Jefferson, ...  Deep13   Jan-03-07 11:52 AM   #2 
  - Nice.  jobycom   Jan-03-07 11:53 AM   #5 
  - Guess which was sold upon his death.  Deep13   Jan-03-07 11:54 AM   #7 
  - Jefferson and slavery  Quixote1818   Jan-03-07 11:58 AM   #8 
     - LOL  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-03-07 12:00 PM   #9 
     - Jefferson tried to end slavery in his original draft of the Declaration of Independence  Quixote1818   Jan-03-07 12:22 PM   #18 
        - Hmm. No he didn't.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-03-07 02:30 PM   #19 
     - He wasn't about to give them 40 acres an a mule.  The_Casual_Observer   Jan-03-07 12:12 PM   #13 
     - Adams refused to do business if it meant slave labor would be used.  Deep13   Jan-03-07 12:13 PM   #15 
  - Dunno, but it was either inciteful and inspiringly brilliant, or it was  jobycom   Jan-03-07 11:52 AM   #3 
  - He probably wrote something like . . .  Richard D   Jan-03-07 12:07 PM   #10 
  - Brilliant move  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-03-07 12:09 PM   #11 
  - true  Deep13   Jan-03-07 12:14 PM   #16 
  - Supposedly he wrote ...  meegbear   Jan-03-07 12:11 PM   #12 
  - Oh LOL  underpants   Jan-03-07 12:18 PM   #17 
  - Jefferson was the first American President to go to war with...  Virginia Dare   Jan-03-07 12:13 PM   #14 
  - Yep, the Barbary War.  Xithras   Jan-03-07 03:01 PM   #20 
  - How many people died as a result of those bribes?  wuushew   Jan-03-07 03:18 PM   #22 
  - Ironically, the issue wasn't so much money as slavery.  Xithras   Jan-03-07 03:53 PM   #23 
     - I guess I don't see what the United States needed from the Mediterranean to survive  wuushew   Jan-03-07 03:56 PM   #24 
        - It wasn't just the Med.  Xithras   Jan-03-07 04:05 PM   #25 
           - Again, people living outside the geographical confines of the United States trying to make money  wuushew   Jan-03-07 04:13 PM   #26 
              - Personally, I believe in standing up to bullies.  Xithras   Jan-03-07 04:30 PM   #27 
                 - Thank you for the excellent history lesson  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-03-07 05:42 PM   #28 
                    - Seems like Jefferson picked up the Qur'an while he was studying law.  Hatalles   Jan-03-07 09:46 PM   #31 
  - I disagree.  Hatalles   Jan-03-07 09:43 PM   #30 
  - Yes.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-03-07 03:03 PM   #21 
  - Death to America!  Cocoa   Jan-03-07 07:33 PM   #29 
 

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