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The atrocity in Benghazi revisited

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Oct 13, 2012 at 12:08

Dr. Pipes

At last the present administration is telling us the obvious as they now admit that the attack in Benghazi was pre-planned (Oh I'm shocked!) which means that the video of "The innocence of Muslims" was no more than a confounding variable and it had nothing to do with such crime in Benghazi and if it was not blamed for these idiotic riots then some other video would have been blamed and there is plenty of them on youtube.

And as Mr Matamoros (LA Times) have said; Videos do not kill. Islam kills

There is nothing in this video that one would not find in the Islamic historical tradition not a thing and I challenge anyone to prove me wrong and I would even go as far as saying that if the same material in the video would be the subject of khutbat al-juma3a (Friday Sermon) by let us say the Mufti of Saudi Arabia ever one listening to him would be shouting in approval: Allahu Akbar

As a matter of fact what Mr Baseely (sp?) is telling the world that his own people the Copts are being abused and killed and their chruches being demolished and burnt by Muslims in Egypt and he is alerting us here in the US to what islam is all about and this is indeed a civic duty to alert us all to the real fire and that is islam

Oh the riots? In the case of Egypt the riots and the attack on the embassy in Cairo were to protest the incarceration of the blind so called Sheikh Abd al-Rahman the terrorist of the 1993 attack on the WTC in NYC

Where is our free press investigate and tell us what really happened in Benghazi? And what is really sad here that I have to turn to al-Jazeera or the BBC or the Arabic press and TV to know what is really going on in that part of the world as it seems that our press here and mass media including the NYT and the LA Times and CNN, NBC, CBC and ABC almost have no good international coverage any more and where is the ACLU and where are movie makers and Hollywood defending the rights of Mr Baseely (sp?) to make and post such video on youtube? and how about the likes of this woman Sarah Chayes telling us that this was not protected speech and that we have to limit our free speech? and how about the president not telling the Muslim world that this is protected speech and get used to it?

We can learn from the French and their response to the recent cartoons in Charlie Hebdo about Muhammad where they told Muslims that they protect freedom of speech and they told Muslims in no uncertain terms to "stuff it"!

And what was most bizarre no one in our free press took the president to task for telling the world at the UN that those that are critical of Muhammad are not on the right side of history and what on earth is the right side of history

This very sad episode is really my reason why I will not vote for Mr Obama and I tell everyone who lives in this great country to support Mr Baseely and his right to be free and make more videos that are critical of islam but we all hope that next time they will be of better quality


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