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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-18-08 12:10 PM
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39. you say that like it's a bad thing
maybe the bible is next
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  -They scrawled the words "Fuck yeah" on the pages of the Holy Koran & then they shot it full of holes kpete  May-18-08 10:46 AM   #0 
  - Winning their hearts and minds every way we can.  hobbit709   May-18-08 10:51 AM   #1 
  - it is not an affront to islam. islam is not a person, it cannot be affronted. it was stupid however  msongs   May-18-08 10:53 AM   #2 
  - How do you think the average Xian would react  hobbit709   May-18-08 10:57 AM   #3 
  - Can't speak for any other Christian but me...  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 11:00 AM   #5 
  - But the fundies pointy little heads would explode.  hobbit709   May-18-08 11:01 AM   #8 
  - Doubt it  BigDaddy44   May-18-08 07:38 PM   #88 
     - Somewhat similar, definitely a reaction to insulting Christianity...  countryjake   May-18-08 07:47 PM   #89 
        - True. But can you come up with something a little more recent?  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 08:02 PM   #90 
        - Why? Lennon's statement, merely perceived as "an insult"...  countryjake   May-18-08 08:23 PM   #91 
           - So, you're comparing those to this...  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 08:47 PM   #96 
              - desecrating any holy book is stupid and evil and considering the potential  roguevalley   May-18-08 09:25 PM   #98 
        - Wow, I had forgotten about that  BigDaddy44   May-19-08 07:03 AM   #108 
  - Ah..but how would you feel...  stillcool47   May-18-08 11:30 AM   #14 
     - You move goal posts better than Hillary, my friend.  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 12:38 PM   #44 
  - yeah: it's as though, say, Indonesia invaded Italy, raped and tortured many of its people  MisterP   May-18-08 04:52 PM   #80 
  - Perhaps not, but it was an affront to Muslims  KamaAina   May-18-08 08:25 PM   #92 
  - people view the Koran as holy, as God. to do that was the fucking  roguevalley   May-18-08 09:12 PM   #97 
  - If true, stupid, dangerous for everyone, and not good...  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 10:58 AM   #4 
  - I think there was an actual apology from one of the generals. I doubt  jwirr   May-18-08 11:01 AM   #9 
     - Nope, the general apologized, kiss the quaran, held it to his forehead,  frankly_fedup2   May-18-08 01:20 PM   #62 
        - I am a confessing Christian and I will not get into a fight over a book  jwirr   May-18-08 08:37 PM   #94 
  - Well I support flag burning so I also support Koran shooting  billdemo   May-18-08 11:00 AM   #6 
  - You ain't fooling anyone, pal. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-18-08 11:31 AM   #15 
  - He has a good point.  Squatch   May-18-08 11:44 AM   #21 
  - This is the same poster who said that Obama wants to "appease" Iran. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-18-08 11:47 AM   #26 
     - Dude. I said that Bush called the foreign policy experts that back Obama "appeasers".  billdemo   May-18-08 11:50 AM   #29 
     - OK...how does that change the point currently under discussion?  Squatch   May-18-08 11:50 AM   #30 
  - We can't ask our troops not to draw cartoons of Muhammad. At some point ...  billdemo   May-18-08 11:55 AM   #32 
     - Crazy demands?  magellan   May-18-08 10:17 PM   #101 
  - I feel we should also worry more about the innocent ppl they  frankly_fedup2   May-18-08 01:17 PM   #59 
  - That still does not make doing it a good idea  krispos42   May-18-08 05:52 PM   #84 
  - Remember the uproar over "Piss Christ?  Warpy   May-18-08 11:01 AM   #7 
  - "Psychopaths".  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 11:03 AM   #10 
     - Ooooo, I see this is your EXACT shoe size, sir!  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-18-08 11:39 AM   #17 
        - Um...okay...sure.  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 12:40 PM   #45 
  - And they say support our troops  liberal N proud   May-18-08 11:03 AM   #11 
  - Understanding, tolerance, and accounting for the culture is crucial.  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 11:06 AM   #12 
  - How do we know  Meiko   May-18-08 11:28 AM   #13 
  - Unless such "anti-American group" possesses mind control devices... how could it? -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-18-08 12:07 PM   #36 
  - That very well may be the case...  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 12:35 PM   #43 
  - Huh?  liberal N proud   May-18-08 01:22 PM   #64 
  - You miss the point; why am I not surprised?  siligut   May-18-08 06:15 PM   #87 
  - So you will be celebrating African Liberation Day tomorrow and its  frankly_fedup2   May-18-08 01:27 PM   #65 
     - Conflating "tolerance" with "agreement" is a common mistake, Frankly...  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 01:34 PM   #67 
        - If you do not agree with the action you should not tolerate it. It seems to me  frankly_fedup2   May-18-08 01:36 PM   #69 
  - So when are they going to apologize for using our troops for  frankly_fedup2   May-18-08 01:14 PM   #58 
     - probaby never. n/t  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 01:35 PM   #68 
  - Isn't that what a lot of people at DU want to do to the Bible?  nathan hale   May-18-08 11:38 AM   #16 
  - No. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-18-08 11:41 AM   #19 
  - Absolutely.  Squatch   May-18-08 11:41 AM   #20 
  - Links please. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-18-08 11:45 AM   #22 
     - I'm sure you're bright enough to do a DU search.  Squatch   May-18-08 11:46 AM   #24 
        - YOU made the accusation, YOU do the search. If you won't, I will declare your post a whine. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-18-08 11:49 AM   #28 
           - Too funny. You can "declare" all you want  Squatch   May-18-08 11:55 AM   #31 
              - "well-established fact" = "some people say" -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-18-08 12:09 PM   #37 
                 - Are you dense?  Squatch   May-18-08 12:12 PM   #40 
                    - You obviously see things that aren't there. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-18-08 12:18 PM   #42 
  - Probably not "want" but most people here could care less if it happened to a bible...  Balbus   May-18-08 12:53 PM   #50 
  - So, the Q'uran thing  nathan hale   May-18-08 01:04 PM   #56 
     - Strawman?  RedCappedBandit   May-18-08 01:19 PM   #61 
     - Your post makes no sense.  nathan hale   May-18-08 04:16 PM   #78 
        - Desecration doesn't have to be an issue to ME..  RedCappedBandit   May-18-08 05:42 PM   #82 
           - Yeah, but you dropped the term "strawman"  nathan hale   May-18-08 05:50 PM   #83 
              - It seemed, to me, a strawman because..  RedCappedBandit   May-18-08 06:02 PM   #85 
                 - You still make no sense.  nathan hale   May-19-08 05:18 AM   #105 
     - It is to me - I don't give a fuck about a quran, koran, or whatever they want to call it. nt  Balbus   May-18-08 02:05 PM   #71 
        - So, asking you if I could interest you in a Book of Mormon would be waste of time? n/t  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 02:09 PM   #72 
  - We wouldn't waste our time..  RedCappedBandit   May-18-08 01:18 PM   #60 
  - 360 degree double windmill backboard shattering slam dunk  Dreamer Tatum   May-18-08 10:01 PM   #99 
  - Define "a lot"  magellan   May-18-08 10:21 PM   #102 
  - The horror!  Squatch   May-18-08 11:41 AM   #18 
  - B-b-but they shot holes in a superstition book!  El Pinko   May-18-08 11:48 AM   #27 
  - Aren't you military?  AchtungToddler   May-18-08 12:09 PM   #38 
  - I am.  Squatch   May-18-08 12:14 PM   #41 
  - Sodiers aren't tools  AchtungToddler   May-18-08 12:55 PM   #53 
  - No need for "reasons" or pretexts...  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 12:42 PM   #46 
     - yeah yeah, I know  AchtungToddler   May-18-08 12:51 PM   #49 
        - You're absolutely right. Glad we cleared that up.  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 12:54 PM   #52 
  - Insulting a culture, how progressive of you.  uppityperson   May-18-08 02:18 PM   #73 
  - It's not Holy. It is apparently holey - now.  El Pinko   May-18-08 11:45 AM   #23 
  - ...  Squatch   May-18-08 11:46 AM   #25 
  - I'd be pretty damned pissed  FloridaJudy   May-18-08 01:32 PM   #66 
  - It's just a piece of paper.  El Pinko   May-18-08 10:34 PM   #104 
  - Thank you for being so tolerant of other cultures than your own  uppityperson   May-18-08 02:19 PM   #74 
     - My complaint is more about "journalists" than it is about religious zealots.  El Pinko   May-18-08 08:27 PM   #93 
        - Ah. It's not just zealots though that consider the Kuran holy.  uppityperson   May-18-08 08:37 PM   #95 
           - That's a matter of perspective.  El Pinko   May-18-08 10:27 PM   #103 
  - ## DON'T DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   May-18-08 11:55 AM   #33 
  - Yet JIHAD and Holy WARS are a-okay.....priorities and perspectives....sigh.  jus_the_facts   May-18-08 12:01 PM   #34 
  - From Wikipedia:  AchtungToddler   May-18-08 12:07 PM   #35 
  - you say that like it's a bad thing  leftofthedial   May-18-08 12:10 PM   #39 
  - God, I fucking hate religion.  Evoman   May-18-08 12:49 PM   #47 
  - I call post title Irony first!  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 12:50 PM   #48 
  - hehe.  Evoman   May-18-08 12:56 PM   #54 
  - The war was started over fictional WMD  CJCRANE   May-18-08 01:00 PM   #55 
     - EVEN DUMBER.  Evoman   May-18-08 01:06 PM   #57 
     - Conditions in the middle east are because of religion  RedCappedBandit   May-18-08 01:21 PM   #63 
        - Only partly right...  Duke Newcombe   May-18-08 01:36 PM   #70 
           - no disagreement here  RedCappedBandit   May-18-08 02:23 PM   #75 
  - Iraq is no longer a secular country  CJCRANE   May-18-08 12:54 PM   #51 
  - Physical TORTURE is the issue ---  defendandprotect   May-18-08 02:25 PM   #76 
  - The training of soldiers  Beregond2   May-18-08 02:38 PM   #77 
  - Astonishing lack of insight and understanding  nathan hale   May-18-08 04:23 PM   #79 
  - That was NEVER the issue  Dreamer Tatum   May-18-08 10:09 PM   #100 
  - I believe you need to review the OP and rethink your assessment  nathan hale   May-19-08 05:27 AM   #106 
  - Spot on  spoony   May-19-08 05:50 AM   #107 
  - If it were the Bible would anyone whine?  ileus   May-18-08 04:54 PM   #81 
     - "Who gives a flip?"  Disturbed   May-18-08 06:04 PM   #86 
 

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