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(Mullah) Obama apologizes to Afghanistan over Quran burnings; 2 US troops shot dead
MSNBC ^ | 2/23/2012 | msnbc

Posted on 02/23/2012 8:07:44 AM PST by tobyhill

President Barack Obama has written a letter to his Afghan counterpart apologizing for the burning of copies of the Quran at a NATO military base in the country. Two U.S. soldiers were also shot dead Thursday at a protest about the desecration of the holy books.

A man wearing an Afghan government soldier's uniform killed the American troops and wounded four others at the demonstration in Nangarhar province, officials told NBC News.

There have been violent protests daily since it emerged on Tuesday that Qurans used by detainees held at the Bagram military base had been burned. The incident has become a public relations disaster for foreign forces in Afghanistan.

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KEYWORDS: afghanistan; koranimals; obama
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The Qurans had encripted messages from know terrorist written in them but the Anti-Christian, Pro-Muslim Obama apologizes anyway.
1 posted on 02/23/2012 8:07:49 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
A man wearing an Afghan government soldier's uniform killed the American troops

I'd wager he was wearing the uniform because he IS an Afghani soldier.

2 posted on 02/23/2012 8:11:08 AM PST by 1raider1
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To: tobyhill

I really hate this bizarro world I’m in right now.

If someone had burned Bibles, and Christians went nuts and shot some troops, the Christians would be rounded up and jailed, no apologies given.

To apologize to people who respond inappropriately is a sign of weakness, and we will pay somewhere down the line for being weak, count on it.


3 posted on 02/23/2012 8:11:08 AM PST by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: tobyhill

Did he include a declaration of sorrow for the terrible waste of the ammo that was needed to kill our troops in his apology?

FUBO.

I am so sick of this POS I am longing for the good old days of Bill Clinton.


4 posted on 02/23/2012 8:12:56 AM PST by jessduntno ("Newt Gingrich was part of the Reagan Revolution's Murderers' Row." - Jeffrey Lord, Reagan Admin.)
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To: tobyhill
Here... let me show you my "shocked" face...


5 posted on 02/23/2012 8:12:56 AM PST by Hatteras
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To: tobyhill
Obama wrote: "The error was inadvertent; I assure you that we will take the appropriate steps to avoid any recurrence, to include holding accountable those responsible."

it gets worse than a mere apology. someone is going to prison . . .

6 posted on 02/23/2012 8:13:56 AM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: tobyhill

His “Afghan counterpart” needs to apologize for not controlling the mobs and allowing the situation to escalate.
His “Afghan counterpart” needs to apologize to the American people and the families of the dead.

And his “Afghan counterpart” needs to stop the rioting right now


7 posted on 02/23/2012 8:14:02 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: tobyhill


8 posted on 02/23/2012 8:14:28 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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To: tobyhill

Two US troops killed over this? I’d burn every mosque to the ground within a 100 mile radius ... but thats just me.


9 posted on 02/23/2012 8:14:46 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: jessduntno
But then the media crawls all over Santorum for telling the truth: we are in the clutches of Satan and Obama is the facilitator...
10 posted on 02/23/2012 8:16:00 AM PST by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: tobyhill
Did Obama promise to charge the families of the slain soldiers for the ammo?

The left is not hiding what they are! And America better wake up.

11 posted on 02/23/2012 8:16:22 AM PST by MaxMax
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To: tobyhill

They should have just changed the messages to garble the communications. Like the Tower of Babel.


12 posted on 02/23/2012 8:17:12 AM PST by butterdezillion
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To: tobyhill

How did the public find out about the Koran buring?


13 posted on 02/23/2012 8:21:00 AM PST by snowstorm12
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To: Liberty Valance
Two US troops killed over this? I’d burn every mosque to the ground within a 100 mile radius ... but thats just me.

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I would be applying these for crowd control, and very liberally.
14 posted on 02/23/2012 8:21:00 AM PST by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 ! We should take off and Newt washington from orbit.)
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To: tobyhill

A 2000 lb cement brick should be dropped on the Kabala rock right now.

With a warning that the next 2000 lb. item dropped on that spot will be live.

But nobody with the authority to do so has the GUTS to do it.


15 posted on 02/23/2012 8:21:12 AM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Liberty Valance

That’s not just you. :)


16 posted on 02/23/2012 8:21:50 AM PST by Heavyrunner (Socialize this.)
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To: tobyhill

It’s an crazy, upside down world out there. Why do any of our troops bother to stay in?

We should replace troops on the ground one for one with nukes set off above ground. But save some for Mecca and Medina and the rest of their viper nests.


17 posted on 02/23/2012 8:22:15 AM PST by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: brownsfan

Correct.


18 posted on 02/23/2012 8:22:51 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: tobyhill

Umm... doesn’t writing in a Koran desecrate it in the first place?


19 posted on 02/23/2012 8:23:36 AM PST by Locomotive Breath
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To: tobyhill

As soon as our Muslim-in-chief pulls out US troops Afghanistan will revert to a Taliban run hell hole and all the good US troops have done not to mention the lives that have been sacrificed will be for nothing. The schools and hospitals that have been built by direct donations made by US troops and US organizations will torn down. I pity the women and young girls who for the first time have experienced education as they will now be persecuted and killed as the Taliban drag the country back into 6th century barbarism.


20 posted on 02/23/2012 8:25:15 AM PST by The Great RJ ("The problem with socialism is that pretty soon you run out of other people's money" M. Thatcher)
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To: All
Actions like this will spell the end of Obama if word gets out through all the Lame Stream Media. Obama just proved everyone’s point that he hates America bad enough to apologize to a bunch of radical Islamist.
21 posted on 02/23/2012 8:26:05 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: Hatteras

L O V E

I T!!!


22 posted on 02/23/2012 8:30:20 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Locomotive Breath
You are right but that doesn't matter to this idiot some call “President”.

If anything, Obama got these troops killed by allowing these radical Islamist to conduct themselves the way they do. If they want to live in the stone-age then we should accommodate them.

23 posted on 02/23/2012 8:30:47 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: Westbrook
No argument that Islam is evil, but do you REALLY want to piss off a BILLION people? And if they do get pissed off and want to DO something about it, do you want to use THAT MANY nuclear bombs to stop them? Because that's the ONLY thing that'll stop them en masse. Our military can't fight a billion people with conventional weapons...and these people WILL want to fight, kill, pillage, and destroy if we destroy the Kaba'a or Mecca.

Best thing we could do is get them out of OUR country and KEEP them out.

24 posted on 02/23/2012 8:31:50 AM PST by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: tobyhill

APOLOGIZING?! Shouldn’t he be threatening the other side if another troop is killed, they would be met with a massive bombardment!? What is becoming of this country!?


25 posted on 02/23/2012 8:34:08 AM PST by InsidiousMongo
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To: tobyhill

So when is BHO going to apologies for the Bibles he ordered burned when they arrived in the middle east, so those islamic thugs wouldn’t be offended.


26 posted on 02/23/2012 8:34:59 AM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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“Our brave people must target the military bases of the invaders, their military convoys and their invader forces,” read an e-mailed Taliban statement released by the insurgency's spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid.

“They have to kill them (Westerners), beat them and capture them to give them a lesson to never dare desecrate the holy Koran again.”

http://news.google.com/nwshp?hl=en&tab=wn&ar=1330014245

So Obama apologizes in his attempt once again to appease the terrorist.

27 posted on 02/23/2012 8:35:58 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

If Obama killed Osama, then didn’t he also burn the Korans too?


28 posted on 02/23/2012 8:37:11 AM PST by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: hoagy62
The best thing we could do is pull out our troops, nuke the place back to the stone-age, declare victory and then tell every foreign country that Afghanistan is all theirs on a first come, first serve basis.
29 posted on 02/23/2012 8:41:15 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

If you need to dispose of an American flag, the correct thing is to burn it.

What is the correct way to dispose of a desecrated Koran, which has been desecrated by criminals who wrote things in it? I’ll bet if you asked an Imam, he would say, “Burn it!”

Maybe the rules are different for Korans, but I doubt it?

Why the hell don’t we just say that we respected them by disposing of them in the proper way? Or, since this is being done in Afghanistan, why not get a Mullah to come in and supervise their proper destruction.

No, Obama has to APOLOGIZE for doing the right thing. Let me see, wasn’t it Obama and his military perfumed princes who ordered all those Bibles burned in Afghanistan?


30 posted on 02/23/2012 8:41:26 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: tobyhill
When the weather gets better over there the Afghans are going to attack in droves; not just Taliban forces. This incident will not be forgotten soon which is why Western leaders are so busy apologizing daily.

Any chance of using Afghan as a staging point is gone. COIN is an utter failure with the Afghan people. The sandpaper theory is laughable too because the cost of this operation is not justified. A lot less expensive to emulate Israel's “screening” process to prevent domestic terrorism.

This is not all on Obama by the way. “Compassionate” Conservatism seemed to engulf some failed strategic measures of trying to appease Islam. Not doable, just pick up a Quran dumbass State Department drones.

31 posted on 02/23/2012 8:41:45 AM PST by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: lormand

32 posted on 02/23/2012 8:42:01 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: tobyhill

I wipe my a.ss with pages of the koran,will B.O apologize on my behalf.


33 posted on 02/23/2012 8:42:27 AM PST by Christian1
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To: The Great RJ

As soon as our Muslim-in-chief pulls out US troops Afghanistan will revert to a Taliban run hell hole ...”

Respectfully, the Taliban has been a red herring all along. The Pakis allow the country to run amok and they have nukes, just like China and NoKo.

We will end up facing off with the Pakis and (hopefully) India will be there if needed. They need us. The Pakis hate the Indians as much as they hate us. All hell is breaking loose and there is nothing we can do about it but wait. The “Arab Spring” will be a nuclear winter with the Pakis getting involved...and they will eventually.

Afghanistan won’t matter...it will continue to be a moonscape retreat for the AQ and Muslim Brotherhood and assorted terrorists until the Pakis are brought to heel. Of course, our best chance of doing that was to have built a Texas sized green zone in Iraq from which to fight, so the Indians didn’t matter.

Given his loose grasp of the way this is going to play out, this Ahole in the WH is going to bring an awful lot more death to our door before he’s through.


34 posted on 02/23/2012 8:43:56 AM PST by jessduntno ("Newt Gingrich was part of the Reagan Revolution's Murderers' Row." - Jeffrey Lord, Reagan Admin.)
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To: tobyhill

This morning, on Imus, Bernie McGuirk said that these people live to be offended.


35 posted on 02/23/2012 8:47:32 AM PST by surrey
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To: JohnBrowdie

And that is your commander in chief watching your back...Lousey sob


36 posted on 02/23/2012 8:48:26 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: jessduntno
Who pulls Pakistan's leash? It sure is not the Taliban or any other Muslim sect/organization. Follow the money/tech/aid. Also Paki nukes are in disarray. In fact we have nuclear scientist over there trying to prevent meltdowns.
37 posted on 02/23/2012 8:51:19 AM PST by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: tobyhill

POTUS minus TU = Barry Barack Soetero Obama


38 posted on 02/23/2012 8:59:35 AM PST by tumblindice (Whitey-American: Taxed Enough Already)
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To: hoagy62

Best thing we could do is get them out of OUR country and KEEP them out.

Do you not understand? It is too late for that.
We have NO option but to either destroy billions
or destroy the foundation of their belief.

I for one would rather destroy their belief
but if it comes down to my survival then we
will have to destroy them.

There is no haven from their ideology.

We are their enemy, they have told us time and again.
Why won’t people believe them?

There is no coexistance with them, the choice
is submit, live in subjugation, or die.

These are the choices they are giving US!

Please wake up.


39 posted on 02/23/2012 9:01:13 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: rollo tomasi

Who pulls Pakistan’s leash?

Pakistan.That was my point. sorry if I wasn’t clear about it.


40 posted on 02/23/2012 9:02:27 AM PST by jessduntno ("Newt Gingrich was part of the Reagan Revolution's Murderers' Row." - Jeffrey Lord, Reagan Admin.)
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To: tobyhill
Yeah, nothing like putting out @an article that only covers part of the story and then @drip, drip, drip the whole story to keep the topic current.
41 posted on 02/23/2012 9:06:40 AM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia; All

Per my comments the other day see #41 here.


42 posted on 02/23/2012 9:07:42 AM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: tobyhill
These people only respect strength and power. The US has both, but our enemies know we won't use it.

The POTUS in these situations needs to call Karsai(sp) yo the White House, sit him down. Using a finger to point tell him he is in power only because the US chooses, Afghanistan is free of terrorists only because of the US, the kids are being educated only because of he US, the Afghanistan armed forces exist only because of the US, everything good in the country is because of the US. So you President K stop these demonstrations and attacks on US facilities and personnel. And if they don't stop in ten days one of your military barracks will be leveled along with all troops there. And each time there is an American casualty, expect the same retaliation by the US. Say what you mean and mean what you say. There can be peace in Afghanistan - be tough, but show mercy too.

43 posted on 02/23/2012 9:13:55 AM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: tobyhill

Stuff the Quran!!!


44 posted on 02/23/2012 9:18:51 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: tobyhill

I thought there couldn’t be a President who showed more lack of leadership than Jimmy Carter… I stand corrected. Obama is 10 times worse than Carter.

The American people should apologize for electing this fool... Hopefully they’ll do so by electing a Republican in in November. BTW – No hanging chads please.


45 posted on 02/23/2012 9:19:09 AM PST by jerod (They were Socialist, Pro-Abortionist, Gun Control Nuts & Excessive Environmentalist -the NAZI party)
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To: tobyhill
Muslims regularly shot at Americans and then ran to hide in mosques. Muslims use Korans to send messages. Muslims kill Americans with impunity.

But the sick, anti-American Obama apologizes to the Muslims.

Obama has the blood of the dead American soldiers on his slimy, dirty hands. Obama is guilty of their murder and should be held accountable.

46 posted on 02/23/2012 9:20:42 AM PST by detective
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To: tobyhill

Exactly what will it take for the mudslimes to do which will be so dastardly that citizens of the world will demand their governments ban this hate cult from the face of the earth? Seems so far they can do as they please and liberals will make every excuse in the book for their behavior.

Owning the Koran should be illegal as it is nothing more than a weapons manual for the mentally ill and genetically inferior.


47 posted on 02/23/2012 9:23:56 AM PST by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: tobyhill

firewithfire


48 posted on 02/23/2012 9:35:09 AM PST by FrankR (You are only enslaved to the extent of the entitlements you receive.)
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To: hoagy62

> Best thing we could do is get them out of OUR country and KEEP them out.

Not good enough. Amadijihad and his grim reapers will soon be able to launch a nuke-tipped missile from 200 miles off our coast. We’d have about 5 minutes warning. I’m convinced that as soon as he can, he will.

Isolationism doesn’t work. It didn’t work against the Japanese Bushido fanatics, either.

If we need to drop a few, or even more than a few, nuclear bombs on Mohammedan “holy sites” to convince them to leave us alone, then so be it.

They need to be sent back to the 7th century, where they came from.

But nobody in authority has the gumption to do it, so they’re safe.

But we aren’t.

And never will be as long as their genocidal rapist, murderer, pirate, slave-trader cult darkens the earth.


49 posted on 02/23/2012 9:37:13 AM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Guess it’s ok to burn the Quran. Just don’t flush them down the toilet.

Google hits on flushing it down the toilet - over 5 million.
Google hits on burning Koran in Afghanistan - just over 1 million

Media sharia on Obama burning Koran - crickets.


50 posted on 02/23/2012 9:38:07 AM PST by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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