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skip fox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-09-09 03:29 PM
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"U.S.Terrorists." "Christian Terrorists." Hmmm.
Why have we not heard this phrase when Islam deals with "Islamic Terrorists" and "Muslim Terrorists" and then "terrorists" attached to individual countries (never ours), like "Iranian Terrorists" and Palestinian Terrorists"????

What is Tiller's killer but a "U.S., Christian terrorist"?

(And if O'Reilly was calling protestors who blocked streets in demonstrations post-9/11 "TERRORISTS", how can he NOT see Tiller's killer as one?)
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-09-09 03:31 PM
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1. Pat Robertson - Terrorizing Americans and Latin Americans for decades.
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peace13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-09-09 03:34 PM
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2. Interesting point.
I agree. If some church had been attacked the way this clinic has been the Thugs would be calling it terrorism. The killer would have been charged under our terrorism laws, I have no doubt. It is time to use these tools that we have and charge these terrorist with the proper crimes.
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skip fox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-09-09 03:44 PM
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3. Yes, but not just in terms of how we charge them, but also how we think of them.
Edited on Tue Jun-09-09 03:51 PM by skip fox
The "anti-relativists" in the G.O.P. ought to have to consider that people on their side of the debate can also be "terrorists." Such language might deflate the extreme rhetoric of those who egg the fringe on (like O'Reilly) with rhetorical excess (e.g., comparing abortion to the Holocaust or chanting "Tiller the Baby Killer" as he and Beck did repeatedly and insistently).
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-09-09 03:48 PM
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4. if anyone killed a non-abortion doctor because they wanted an abortion...imagine that
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damntexdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-09-09 03:51 PM
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5. Christian Taliban.
And O'Really aids and abets them.
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skip fox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-09-09 03:58 PM
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6. How 'bout "Right Wing Terrorists"??? I like the sound of that.
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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-09-09 04:17 PM
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7. Christian Taliban, Christian terrorists, christofascists, dominionists,
Christian reconstructionists: these are all names for the same group of people - a group that poses a far greater danger to this nation than any band of ragtag nutcases half a world away.

These people want a war. They want us dead. It is long past time to wake the hell up.
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