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Just say "No" to Islamists

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Submitted by Fred Baehr (United States), Mar 7, 2012 at 20:19

Our President has shown his hand again. One day he issues another abject apology, this time for a perfectly proper procedure by military personnel. The materials in question had unquestionably been used to transmit illicit information between enemy prisoners. As such it was proper to collect and destroy those materials. The claim of desecration is bogus because the Qurans used for this purpose had already been desecrated by the prisoners writing in them. (Their argument might be that in the case of Mujahids, writing mundane messages in the Holy book is an excusable offence in time of war, but that would not be well supported by existing Islamic jurisprudence).

Then only a day or two after the President's apology two senior American officers are executed inside the Afghan Interior Ministry. And where is the President? What has he said about it? If he has said anything i have somehow missed it. Where is the resolute demand for an explanation that the Commander in Chief requires? Again, maybe I just missed it, but if I did miss it it must have been pretty small, pretty quiet. So why should our service men and women go out and risk their very lives for a commander who is uninterested in their fates, who will apologize but not confront the enemy even for execution murders done inside our supposed ally's Ministry? More than all of Obama's revolting bowing and scraping this incredible omission of duty tells us just who our President and Commander in Chief really is. He is a sad portrait of our culture, floundering and irresolute.

Obama despises America. That is why he wants to "fundamentally change" it: because he doesn't like it the way it is, this country full of bitter bigots clinging to guns and religion and hating everyone who is different than them. He forgives us though for our stupidity. He realizes that only a few will ever be as enlightened as He is Himself. So he suffers. Oh! How he suffers! He wishes we were more like communist China so he could accomplish more. (Hey, I didn't make that up).

But, there are a couple of things we can still do before they are made illegal. First we can get out the vote to get Obama out of office. Thats not illegal yet. I voted for Him because I believed him when he was lying to me about his commitment to energy independence in the last few months of his campaign. I am a life long Independent who has always voted Democrat for President but now that will change. I don't care who the Republicans run, I'm voting for him, her or it. I will not be voting for anyone necessarily, I will be voting against Barak Hussein Obama, the condescending anti-American jerk.

The other thing I wish we would do is organize a nationwide demonstration of 101,000 burning Qurans. I propose to burn one along with a Bible in order to show that they are just copies of books that anyone can get anywhere (except in Muslim countries) and not unique Holy relics like giant Buddhas or something, and not idols to be worshiped in and of themselves. I propose to do it in the name of freedom, so I'll burn a flag too, because it is good enough to give me the freedom to do it! This 4th of July burn a Quran, burn a Bible and whatever other symbols you wish. Do it on Facebook or You Tube. Get it out to the world that you are not afraid like they are at Yale and the BBC. Apologies, no matter from whom, will only get you shot in the back of the head. That is the message from the Islamists. Let us send a message to them. Lets tell them that mob murder offends us just as much as Quran burning offends them. Lets tell them they can be as offended as they wish but we will not bow to them like our offended President. If you would but... you know... what about the kids?... then get one of those Guy Fawkes masks and say you are with Anonymous. Find a way. Live free or die. Life without freedom is a walking death anyway.

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