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originally posted by: babybunnies
United States troops destroyed a lot more than this in Iraq, Vietnam, and many other places around the world as they went through.
originally posted by: JohnnyCanuck
originally posted by: M5xaz
a reply to: CharlieSpeirs
Then, by that logic, since Egyptian churches are being burned as we speak, it would be OK to burn mosques ?
I do believe that's what's called a straw man argument.
Everybody always asks "Where are the moderate Muslims?" Try not to assign blame for the nutbar mutants when a normal regular follower of Islam speaks up. Lest we blame you for Westboro Baptist, eh?
originally posted by: Bearack
originally posted by: ketsuko
They do this wherever radical Islam takes hold. Remember the Buddhas in Afghanistan? The Sufi tombs in Africa? They don't see it as preserving history and heritage. It's a form of idolatry so it must all be destroyed.
And anyone who thinks that if these guys are not willing to destroy thousands of year old artifacts because of their religious beliefs and leave non-muslims alone is sickly naive.
This is now officially a plague and if Muslims want to to try and save Islam from this perversion, they need to step up now and send EVERYTHING they have at these monsters to destroy it. If they leave these barbarians to their own devices, then they too are the problem!
originally posted by: gort51
I sorry guys....some one has to say it.
If the American Military Machine (notice I didnt say American Poeple), did not invade Iraq, kill 100s of thousands of people, kill Sadam Insane, and create chaos, pretending to stop "Weapons of Mass Destruction" which didnt exist.....then these loonies wouldnt have arisen, as Sadam would have exterminated them, before they could cause trouble..
I remember a Middle East Expert saying 15 years ago, prior to any Western offensive, that the Middle East MUST HAVE these strong dictators and leaders, because ALL of the Middle east are tribal savages that cant get along together, dont respect democracy, and need to be ruled with an iron fist.
Until another Sadam or Gadafi comes along....sponsored by the USA of course, there will be chaos in these countries.
Yes, a new Sadam will have mass killings of these mentals.....because Allah said so of course.....His Allah, not their Allah!!!!
originally posted by: CharlieSpeirs
They have seriously twisted that teaching to fit their narrative.
originally posted by: UnBreakable
Wouldn't it be great if some of these artifacts are cursed and these scum are devoured alive by scarab beetles and their offspring are also cursed for eternity?
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originally posted by: blupblup
There should be some plan in place to get these artifacts out of museums in the region until this settles down.
Would be a crying shame if we lose any more.