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Submitted by Jamie (United States), Nov 28, 2006 at 11:36

...Here are some observations about Islam. If it is a religion of peace, then why when their "brothers" blow someone or something up, is there not a outcry of public denouncement? If someone draws a cartoon of Mohommad (which I thought was hilarious because it is true) and they burned stuff, killed a nun, and showed the world what Islam is really about, then why is there not the same outcry when they blow something up? Islam is about the sword, not peace. Islam is about hatred, not peace. Islam is about oppression, not peace.

This idea about being ignorant to the Muslim religion. Why would I take two minutes out of my time to invest into learning it, when I see all this hatred, and this lack of public outcry when they bombed the USS Cole, the Kenyan Embassy, and the Twin Towers. If they really were against the problems that Muslim religion brings they would be doing everything in their effort to appease it. Christianity does not blow things up, burn, and riot when Jesus is made fun of. Know why?

Most Americans can't appreciate they have personal freedom. One of my freedoms is that I think the Muslim religion is ... not peaceful

Jamie


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Slightly off-topic, this regards fake hate crimes [73 words]Anon.Dec 22, 2016 17:49234827
I'm surprised... [238 words]LeslieDec 19, 2016 13:39234753
One should add further fake 'hate-crimes' [347 words]Anon.Dec 19, 2016 10:27234747
2worth repeating [41 words]Jules PostenJul 28, 2013 10:31208582
4If CAIR were to comment on Kashmir [104 words]PrashantDec 9, 2012 17:06201278
5Hate crimes against Muslims vs others [123 words]stanley bMay 21, 2012 22:23195756
3Bring it into perspective [193 words]OptopMay 6, 2010 11:18172292
Real stats [146 words]pedzSep 13, 2009 02:00161455
2mohammed said to lie to "infidels", faking hate crimes fits the bill. [93 words]Phil GreendMay 26, 2009 19:48156208
hate crimes [10 words]fast one clickMar 16, 2009 06:13152354
Sheteiwi, Father and son died and they were not Muslims [53 words]Nancy GretaFeb 13, 2009 18:18150409
my uncle [34 words]aayahOct 16, 2008 12:22140285
1Essa and Mussa Shteiwi [15 words]MoSep 18, 2006 00:4256318
2Victims or Perps? [34 words]AlexSep 2, 2006 13:2254704
1So, what else is new?! [137 words]Keith GardnerAug 31, 2006 11:5454475
2religion of peace? [207 words]JamieNov 28, 2006 11:3654475

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