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My response to the PC Amazon form letter

Reader comment on item: Amazon.com's Koran Desecration Problem

Submitted by Bob Hyland (United States), May 25, 2005 at 13:13

to: amazon.com, order-update@amazon.com
cc: Meqmef@aol.com


Dear Amazon representative;

Thank you for your politically correct form letter, but I think you are missing the point.

I know you are trying not to offend anyone, which is understandable. However, you need to be careful how far you go in appeasing these opportunistic inciters. The following is only different from the current Islamist shake-down of Amazon in degree, but not substance.

The following is from: www.jihadwatch.org/dhimmiwatch/archives/006252.php

(PLEASE PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE LAST PARAGRAPH)
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"May 20, 2005
Afghanistan: Female veejay who angered mullahs is shot dead
From the TimesOnline, with thanks to Twostellas:

An unknown gunman has shot and killed a young Afghan female television presenter two months after pressure from religious conservatives forced her from her job fronting a popular youth music show.
Police believe that the killing of Shaima Rezayee, 24, at her home in Kabul, was linked to her former job presenting the music programme Hop, a mixture of music videos and chat between male and female presenters.

Ms Rezayee was the only female presenter on the show, broadcast on the private station Tolo TV, which has won as many young urban fans as it has drawn fire from mullahs incensed at its Western-style programming.

She was dropped by the station in March as its bosses came under increasing pressure from clerics to desist from disseminating what they saw as anti-Islamic values and practices...."
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(THE ONLY REASON THE ISLAMISTS HAVEN'T yet STARTED EXECUTING PEOPLE HERE on a more regular basis IS NOT BECAUSE THEY BELIEVE IT IS WRONG, BUT BECAUSE IT WOULD "HARM THEIR CAUSE.")

The more you encourage them, the more we all lose.

Please think about it.

Regards,
Bob Hyland

Also posted as comment to: http://www.danielpipes.org/article/2634
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