It must be Reagan's fault

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Regarding the $70,000 spent by the American Embassy in Pakistan on a commercial showing President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton denouncing an anti-Islamic film that appeared on YouTube:

The Last Temptation of Christ was considered a highly offensive film by conservative Christians produced during Ronald Reagan’s presidency in 1988. An attack on Saint Michel theatre in Paris on Oct. 22 of that year because of the film’s showing elicited no $70,000 commercial from the Oval Office condemning the film and stating that it is not what America stands for – leaving the French and religious conservatives no choice but to hate America, burn American flags and act like wild dogs.

Maybe it was Reagan’s strong former ties to Hollywood that caused this obvious lapse of administrative action that was so needed. Thankfully, Obama and Clinton have showed us how it is to be done: Spend taxpayer money, even though we don’t have extra to throw away, but what the heck – $70,000 can be printed in seconds. Apologize, apologize, apologize.

I am sure there are other bad movies produced during this administration that movie critics can apologize for. Now, where is their country’s leadership buying commercials in the United States apologizing for their citizens burning our flag and shouting for our death? Hmm. We believe in freedom of speech, and are apologizing for it. They are performing terrorists acts. Where are their administrations’ outrage on these anti-American protesters?

I suggest the American people scrape together $70,000 and produce our own commercial for their viewing. This is what it would say:

“We the American people believe in freedom of speech, even if we don’t agree with everything we hear or see. We don’t hate you. We don’t wish you would die. We don’t care if you want to be Muslims. We don’t understand why you burn American flags, but that is your right.

But, if you threaten the life of any American, or if you take action to harm or kill any of our citizens, then we take action. You will not be able to hide. Justice will be served. Hopefully none of this will be necessary, and your governments and your fellow citizens will take care of your evil purposes in-house.

“Don’t be fooled. America is a compassionate country, offering aid throughout the world. But we are strong, and will not be tolerant of terrorism aimed at our country. God bless you.”

End of commercial. What do you think, Ronnie?

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YeCats
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YeCats 09/25/12 - 10:43 pm
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Show and let W. read it, for

Show and let W. read it, for the commercial. I would kick in.

carcraft
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carcraft 09/26/12 - 04:38 am
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Don't forget, to Obama and

Don't forget, to Obama and his administration, the death of Ambassador Steven and 3 other Americans was a "bump in the road"!

Techfan
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Techfan 09/26/12 - 05:05 am
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We should have just cut and

We should have just cut and run, then invaded Grenada.

Bizkit
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Bizkit 09/26/12 - 07:45 am
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Madonna says Obama is a black

Madonna says Obama is a black muslim, so perhaps he intentionally sacrificed the ambassador to appease his muslim brothers. Perhaps he serve up Israel to Iran, then perhaps he will et a third of our population die at the hands of terrorist -all for his ideology of "fairness" cause America has been bad and deserves it-the chickens don' come home to roost according to his minister of 20 years. Madonna tell everybody to vote for Obama-the black muslim. Too funny. Only in Hollywood-probably a lot of people really listen . So much for the argument only conservatives believe he was born in Kenya and is a muslim.?

shrimp for breakfast
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shrimp for breakfast 09/26/12 - 07:46 am
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What I think

Ronnie would be proud to read it Steve. Good Letter.

Jane18
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Jane18 09/26/12 - 09:02 am
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Agreeing with Steve

I think Ronnie would say, "Very good, Steve". I also think, any bad Muslim or Muslim country, a jealous Russia, a stubborn Iran, anyone foolish enough to "push" America, should remember the words of the Japanese Admiral after Pearl Harbor................!! We are not scared little rabbits in a hole, like many in Washington,DC!

Gary Ross
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Gary Ross 09/26/12 - 09:02 am
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More to it

Lets not allow ourselves to be spun away from the facts. It was a pooly done movie trailer. There is no movie. And it was out on the internet for six months! There's more to these attacks that Obama is hiding from us. Do we really want someone like that as a president? He's killing us as a country while sweet talking us to our faces, and we're letting him get away with it! Crazy!

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crkgrdn 09/26/12 - 09:28 am
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Why stop at Reagan?

Why hedge? Push it all the way back to Columbus.

But why stop there. Push the blame all the way back to the Crusades.

But, why stop there. Push it all the way back to the horrid murder of a carpenter's son.

Jane18
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Jane18 09/26/12 - 11:24 am
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So, so true.............

Thank you crkgrdn!

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