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An attack on a Kenyan mall kills more than 60. A series of bombings kills more than 90 in Iraq. Three military and security posts are attacked by al-Qaida in Yemen, killing nearly 40. Suicide bombers kill more than 80 in an attack on a church in Pakistan.

That’s militant Islam’s résumé from just the past few days.

This is what happens when a religion, particularly a virulent strain of one, also becomes a political set of beliefs.

And this is the beauty of America’s First Amendment, which prohibits the use of religion for political tyranny.

Despite Barack Obama’s repeated entreaties to the Muslim world, despite his administration’s disavowal of a
“war on terror,” and despite the American media’s rampant and dangerous political correctness, it’s impossible to ignore that radical Islam is at war with the world.

The world may have fooled itself into thinking this decades-long war was against the United States or Israel. But notice the war’s front lines above: Kenya, Iraq, Yemen, Pakistan.

How much carnage will have to befall every race, nationality and religion before the world acknowledges the problem and unites against it?

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Echoes86
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Echoes86 09/24/13 - 09:25 am
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History teacher here

Where in the standards is it acceptable to portray Islam as the religion of peace and love? I taught World History a few years ago in SC, and I never made any religion seem like it was superior. It's meant to be taught in a historical sense, and not one that favors or pushes religion on kids. Studying how Islam began and the effects on the Middle East is important to understand what we're up against, but it shocks me that teachers would promote a religion.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 09/24/13 - 09:28 am
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You are right echoes.

You are right echoes. Constitutionally, public schools cannot promote a religion, just educate students on the history of them.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 09/24/13 - 09:35 am
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Islam incompatible with Christianity?

Forget that! As Harley said, they are incompatible with EVERYBODY, including within their own sects. The entire world should be united in the eradication of radical Islam.

I promise you, if there was magic and I could just wave my wand; every person on earth who would behead another human being, or enslave another human being, or commit the atrocities these heathens do would go up in vapor. They need to be eradicated, as they are way past educating.

deestafford
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deestafford 09/24/13 - 09:33 am
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Y'all are right about the use of the word "stupidity".

For some reason when I was writing that I just had a brain freeze and could not come up with the most appropriate word. I knew "ignorance" wouldn't work because they ain't unknowing about the negative attributes of Islam.

Jon, I agree we need to look at foreign aid. However, I would not be against giving it to dictators and others who support us and their actions are in our best interest. As far as only democratic countries getting it, there are not that many true democratic countries out there. Even if a country were "democratic" and did not support us they would not get any aid from us.

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 09/24/13 - 10:11 am
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Quote from editorial

"An attack on a Kenyan mall kills more than 60. A series of bombings kills more than 90 in Iraq. Three military and security posts are attacked by al-Qaida in Yemen, killing nearly 40. Suicide bombers kill more than 80 in an attack on a church in Pakistan"

In my opinion, everyone in The US must see that US intervention in ALL of these countries has lead to MORE up-heval!!

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 09/24/13 - 10:15 am
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Quote from editorial

"This is what happens when a religion, particularly a virulent strain of one, also becomes a political set of beliefs"

When people are blowing them selves up in the name of a religion, is this still a religion??!! My answer is NO!!

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 09/24/13 - 10:20 am
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Quote from editorial

"And this is the beauty of America’s First Amendment, which prohibits the use of religion for political tyranny"

This is very true, BUT if a cult were to influence literally tens of millions of Americans, I don't believe THE CONSTITUTION WORDING would stop them from trying to convert more people!!

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 09/24/13 - 10:25 am
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Quote from editorial

"and despite the American media’s rampant and dangerous political correctness, it’s impossible to ignore that radical Islam is at war with the world"

In my opinion, ALL OF AMERICA sees what "radical Islam" is doing all over the world!! I don't think the "regular media" nor The Obama Administration makes light of the contant treat.

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 09/24/13 - 10:28 am
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Quote from editorial

"The world may have fooled itself into thinking this decades-long war was against the United States or Israel. But notice the war’s front lines above: Kenya, Iraq, Yemen, Pakistan"

In my opinion, ALL of this fighting is so the Radical Islamists can gain as much land, armaments, and converts as possible!!

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 09/24/13 - 10:38 am
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Quote from editorial

"How much carnage will have to befall every race, nationality and religion before the world acknowledges the problem and unites against it"

This SHOULD BE one of The UN's most importantjobs, BUT I don't think they DO ANYTHING!! Also, religion leaders, ALL OVER THE WORLD, are going to have to do a better job at preaching love, compassion, and killing is a sin!!

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 09/24/13 - 10:58 am
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"In my opinion, everyone in
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"In my opinion, everyone in The US must see that US intervention in ALL of these countries has lead to MORE up-heval!!"

Weren't you saying just a few weeks ago that we MUST take action against Syria?

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 09/24/13 - 11:26 am
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deestafford @ 8:43

"immigrants we have allowed into this country. This is especially true with the Somalis. In MN alone there are over 40,000 of them! We have a number of them here in GA. Many who immigrate here returned to their homeland to participate in terrorist training"

You conservatives "stand" on The Constitution, what about what the Statue of Liberty states!! Today, Muslims and Somalis and Mexicans!!
WHO is next?? Deffenantly NOT THE CONADIANS!! And why is that??!!

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 09/24/13 - 11:29 am
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HA @ 11:58

"Weren't you saying just a few weeks ago that we MUST take action against Syria"

When you are right, you are right!! Welcome back!!

KSL
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KSL 09/24/13 - 11:33 am
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Who are the "Conadians"?

Who are the "Conadians"? Con-men who have set up a country somewhere?

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 09/24/13 - 11:37 am
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Schools

Again with the schools! Why don't you conservatives just burn them to the ground!! Let's FORCE people to go to private schools just like Obamacare!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 09/24/13 - 11:41 am
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Thanks for the big laugh ksl

Who are the "Conadians"? Con-men who have set up a country somewhere?

hahahahahahhalololo

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 09/24/13 - 11:46 am
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KSL @ 12:33

Who are the "Conadians"? Con-men who have set up a country somewhere"

OK.....OK already, Canadians. I still would like to know the answer as to why it seems Canadians are welcomed over any other Nationalities?

KSL
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KSL 09/24/13 - 12:53 pm
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You are welcome,

You are welcome, seenit.

Sorry Tim. I could not resist.

I did not know there were a lot of Canadians tryiing to move here.

justthefacts
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justthefacts 09/24/13 - 01:08 pm
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Canadians

The only time they are trying to get here is when they need decent Healthcare. Once Obamacare is fully enacted they won't bother us any longer.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 09/24/13 - 01:12 pm
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KSL

They isn't. They do damn smart to get involve with this America since it has turned into a hell hole.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 09/24/13 - 01:20 pm
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Back In My Time

the Kanuck dollar was worth .80 cent on the dollar. The only reason they cross the border for a visit is that now it is the other way around.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 09/24/13 - 01:23 pm
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Just Think

5 generations back, my whole family tree was Canadian ancestry.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 09/24/13 - 02:12 pm
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Who are these people that
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Who are these people that welcome ILLEGAL Canadians?

dahreese
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dahreese 09/24/13 - 03:02 pm
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"The world may have fooled
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"The world may have fooled itself into thinking this decades-long war was against the United States or Israel. But notice the war’s front lines above: Kenya, Iraq, Yemen, Pakistan.

"How much carnage will have to befall every race, nationality and religion before the world acknowledges the problem and unites against it?"

And round up every "suspected" terrorist and do what?

This is the kind of editorial that sounds goods, but is shallow thinking.

If every terrorist or suspected terrorist on this globe could be rounded up, the 'world' wouldn't hesitate to eliminate them.

It isn't the world that's fooled.

As it is, our usual critics in the amen corner above seem to not be aware of the fact that some of our present day 'terrorist' are creations of our own doing - for one example, but certainly not the only one, the Taliban, created by our own CIA.

We've created others in S.E. Asia and Central and South America.

Anyone really paying attention can readily see that the U.S. has sold high tech weapons to "all sides" in the Middle East; Egypt, Turkey, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia....

If we really want to clean up terrorism, do we?, we can start here at home with our own, native grown, terrorist.

dahreese
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dahreese 09/24/13 - 03:13 pm
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By the way, anyone who wants
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By the way, anyone who wants to know about "terrorist training" can look to Ft Benning, Ga. and the terrorist it has trained for Central and South American.

That's denied, of course, but then, what else would you expect?

jack234
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jack234 09/24/13 - 03:20 pm
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I just heard Sarah Palin

I just heard Sarah Palin speak on these matters and Ted Cruz. She was really rambling and speaking uncontrollably. I am really worried about her mental state. I think she is losing it as she beats her head against the wall. Someone needs to get her some help before she harms herself. Fox should stop depending on her for comments.

harley_52
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harley_52 09/24/13 - 03:21 pm
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"This is the kind of editorial that sounds goods....

.....but is shallow thinking."

Here's what I believe is "shallow thinking." Proposing the notion that the root of all terrorism lies within the United States.

The United States was about a millennium from development when Islam was born. Long before the Constitutional Convention, Muslims were conquering, enslaving, slaughtering and terrorizing the rest of the world as they sought to force the world into Islam.

The USA is a late comer to the party. Our Founding Fathers recognized the problem, but it was not yet at our shores.

"In 1786, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson met with Arab diplomats from Tunisia, who were conducting terror raids and piracy against American ships (Barbary Pirates). Writing to John Jay, Thomas Jefferson described what he saw as the main issue and the reason why they were attacking Americans who had done them no harm. The following quote is from Thomas Jefferson....

“We took the liberty to make some inquiries concerning the Grounds of their pretensions to make war upon a Nation who had done them no Injury, and observed that we considered all mankind as our Friends who had done us no wrong, nor had given us any provocation. THE AMBASSADOR ANSWERED US THAT IT WAS FOUNDED ON THE LAWS OF THEIR PROPHET, THAT IT WAS WRITTEN IN THEIR KORAN, THAT ALL NATIONS WHO SHOULD NOT HAVE ACKNOWLEDGED THEIR AUTHORITY WERE SINNERS, THAT IT WAS THEIR RIGHT AND DUTY TO MAKE WAR UPON THEM WHEREVER THEY COULD BE FOUND, AND TO MAKE SLAVES OF ALL THEY COULD TAKE AS PRISONERS, AND THAT EVERY MUSSELMAN (MUSLIM) WHO SHOULD BE SLAIN IN BATTLE WAS SURE TO GO TO PARADISE."

The world is in peril from Islam. When (not if) they possess large quantities of WMD it will be too late. If we are to have ANY chance of survival, it's time we recognize the wolf at the door.

The "blame America first" crowd stands directly in the way of our salvation, right alongside the Islamic terrorists.

harley_52
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harley_52 09/24/13 - 03:26 pm
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"I am really worried about her mental state."

I'll bet you're "really worried."

Moose season is ending. She'll be fine.

dahreese
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dahreese 09/24/13 - 03:41 pm
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Here's what I believe is
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Here's what I believe is "shallow thinking." Proposing the notion that the root of all terrorism lies within the United States.

Here you go again, Harley!

And no doubt, other will join you!

Jump’in just cause you gotta say “sumpthin!”

Read! what I said, Harley!

READ !!!

COMPREHEND !!!

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