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Timbuktu mausoleums “destroyed”
BBC News ^ | 23 December 2012 | Last updated at 11:07 ET

Posted on 12/23/2012 9:23:24 PM PST by Olog-hai

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1 posted on 12/23/2012 9:23:32 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

You can see the same work going on in Austrian churches presently on fire.

Coming soon here if Obama green lights it.


2 posted on 12/23/2012 9:26:44 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Olog-hai

When they take over here, they’ll tear down
all the shrines to Elvis too.
Now that is going too far!


3 posted on 12/23/2012 9:27:03 PM 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: Olog-hai

Ah, yes, the “religion of pieces.”

Mali was once French. Where is the Foreign Legion? Oh, I forgot, another red is running the country, right into the ground under another white flag of surrender.

Depardieu knew what he was doing when he left. Thank God the two strong women of the French film industry, Bridget Bardot and Catherine Deneuve, had the guts to speak up in his defense.


4 posted on 12/23/2012 9:32:01 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: tet68

No, they’ll just sanitize history. And claim that Elvis was always a muslim.


5 posted on 12/23/2012 9:36:19 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Secret Agent Man

Other than weapons and hovels, have these people actually built anything recently (i.e., in the last 400 years)?


6 posted on 12/23/2012 9:38:53 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: Olog-hai
Sooner or later...

...Mecca!

7 posted on 12/23/2012 9:40:37 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: The Antiyuppie
Other than weapons and hovels, have these people actually built anything recently (i.e., in the last 400 years)?

I wouldn't rule out the possibility that a few rare individuals have contributed something of value to humanity in that time, but I'll be damned if I can cite you a single instance.

8 posted on 12/23/2012 9:46:11 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Olog-hai

“Today, Timbuktu - tomorrow, Giza!”


9 posted on 12/23/2012 9:47:30 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: The Antiyuppie

Actually, they never built any of their weapons either. They got them from subordinate humans.


10 posted on 12/23/2012 9:48:21 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: TigersEye

Not a chance! This country is too spineless to do it.


11 posted on 12/23/2012 9:55:40 PM PST by CatOwner
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To: CatOwner

I don’t care which country does it. Or even if it is a country that does it. ;-)


12 posted on 12/23/2012 9:57:44 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Olog-hai
Islam destroys anything good that it touches.

It even tries to obliterate history.


13 posted on 12/23/2012 9:59:37 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: TigersEye

As long as Obama is in that office, it will be a similar scenario, however, never Mecca.... it will be Israel.

Ask his army, the MB/ AlQ, and all the other muslim groups. Greater probability is him allowing the release of Iranian nuclear weapons here in America.


14 posted on 12/23/2012 10:05:34 PM PST by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: himno hero
That's why I said 'sooner or later.' I really wasn't suggesting that anyone should do it. I was merely observing that eventually someone will come to their senses and would do it.
15 posted on 12/23/2012 10:10:46 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Olog-hai; mgist; raptor22; victim soul; Isabel2010; Smokin' Joe; Michigander222; PJBankard; ...
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Freep-mail me to get on or off my pro-life and Catholic List:

Add me / Remove me

Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of general interest.

16 posted on 12/23/2012 10:13:10 PM PST by narses
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To: TigersEye

Its a lovely thought. Soooo lovely.

I think something more effective would be to make sure the internet is open keyed to all the repressive governments seeking to take control of the net via the UN.

Once the peeple see and better understand the west, gain some knowledge, and understand how the outside functions, their leaders will have one helluva problem.

Imagine the world of Islam understanding the culture of democracy! Just... imagine.


17 posted on 12/23/2012 10:18:04 PM PST by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: Olog-hai

ROP at its very best.....bleeeech. What won’t they destroy?


18 posted on 12/23/2012 10:22:48 PM PST by Nifster
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Islam is a war plan.


19 posted on 12/23/2012 10:24:35 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: himno hero

Too bad the left doesn’t understand it either.


20 posted on 12/23/2012 10:25:39 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

First we had the “Arab Spring.”

Now we have the “Arab Spring Cleaning.”


21 posted on 12/23/2012 10:32:45 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: Olog-hai

Islam is stuck in the 5th century politically and culturally. They are doing the same stupid things throughout the ages. The word, “backward” comes to mind. Stuck on stupid also comes to mind.


22 posted on 12/23/2012 10:33:02 PM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: Olog-hai

Most fail to recognize the Christian heritage that gave us our individualism, our rights , freedoms and liberties codified in the Magna Carta.

This is something for which the muslim world has no comparison, explaining why they are so backwards.

And we have a backwards muslim driving America..... down the drain. Their hero. Their fraud.


23 posted on 12/23/2012 10:34:18 PM PST by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: jonrick46

That’s a bit of an insult to the fifth century, which had its highlights—most significantly the retreat of the Roman Empire, especially from Britain. (Opinions of the Hunnic Empire vary, of course.)

The ways of the “religion” in question don’t belong in any century, even the antediluvian ones.


24 posted on 12/23/2012 10:47:09 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: TigersEye

my personal suspicion... it will be done by a hot head dot head. some day, some hindu is going to conclude the assault by muslims is TOO MUCH, and will pursue what he feels to be the karmic equivalent of the 72 muslim virgins. and a muslim holy site will get completely wiped out.


25 posted on 12/23/2012 10:56:40 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: The Antiyuppie
built anything recently

piles of rubble

26 posted on 12/23/2012 11:04:17 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Olog-hai

Much of the positive contributions of Islam have come from Sufism - the people who built the mausoleums an mosques that are being destroyed. In India, a “golden age” was overseen by Sufi rulers. In that instance as in this one all the contributions were ground to dust mixed with blood by Islamic fundamentalists.


27 posted on 12/23/2012 11:17:48 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: HiTech RedNeck

That’s an interesting thought. I do think it’s more likely to not come from the west. I wouldn’t be surprised if it took several more decades.


28 posted on 12/23/2012 11:37:48 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Olog-hai

The departure of the Romans from England was a highlight? That was a tragedy. They fell back into chaos, and stopped building roads until the Norman conquest.
The Romans were the best thing to ever happen to those isles.


29 posted on 12/23/2012 11:44:39 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Olog-hai
Islam — a stain on mankind and civilization for 1,400 years. Islam is like a rabid animal that needs to be put down once and for all — permanently.
30 posted on 12/23/2012 11:52:23 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: DesertRhino
No, that is quite wrong, and as a part Celt, I must confess to being offended by that. Especially given the purpose that the Romans put paved roads to. (There were always roads, but some people don't regard dirt roads as roads, as it appears.)

The other significant 5th-century event in Britain was the arrival of the Anglo-Saxons.
31 posted on 12/23/2012 11:52:51 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: DesertRhino

SPQR


32 posted on 12/23/2012 11:54:34 PM PST by chulaivn66 (Semper Fidelis in Extremis)
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To: Olog-hai

And the egyptians are wondering why their izlamist president is having a negative effect on tourism. Heh


33 posted on 12/23/2012 11:54:34 PM PST by grandpa jones (obama delenda est)
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To: chulaivn66

Indeed. A roman revival would not be a bad thing overall.


34 posted on 12/23/2012 11:55:49 PM PST by Monty22002
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To: jonrick46

The name Obama comes to mind immediately.

I am finally ready to waste Mecca.


35 posted on 12/24/2012 12:10:42 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Monty22002

I’m not sure regarding the return of the Roman Republic. We have a republic now, such as it is. However if we might dicuss the calling forth of a Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus-like personage from the ‘heartland’ I might be receptive of the idea. I find swearing loyalty and striking the breastplate in salute to the ‘Nero’ we have unspeakable, repugnant and beyond my ability. Cinncinatus? SPQR


36 posted on 12/24/2012 12:15:46 AM PST by chulaivn66 (Semper Fidelis in Extremis)
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To: Monty22002

I’m not sure regarding the return of the Roman Republic. We have a republic now, such as it is. However if we might discuss the calling forth of a Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus-like personage from the ‘heartland’ I might be receptive of the idea. I find swearing loyalty and striking the breastplate in salute to the ‘Nero’ we have unspeakable, repugnant and beyond my ability. Cinncinatus? SPQR


37 posted on 12/24/2012 12:17:51 AM PST by chulaivn66 (Semper Fidelis in Extremis)
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To: chulaivn66

Well, I meant the ideal. Power and justice and so on. Not Christian or Judaism for sure, but was strong and powerful for a long time. A great turning point in early history.


38 posted on 12/24/2012 12:51:03 AM PST by Monty22002
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To: Olog-hai

Muslims are the human equivalent of cockroaches.


39 posted on 12/24/2012 5:49:05 AM PST by Ouderkirk (Obama has turned America into an aristocracy of the unaccomplished.)
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To: DesertRhino

“The Romans were the best thing to ever happen to those isles.”

That’s just silly; there is no cultural trace that Rome had even been there. For Ireland/Scotland, Rome never WAS there.

If Latin (or Italian) was the worldwide language of business today, you’d have a point.


40 posted on 12/24/2012 5:54:42 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Olog-hai

Sad. Mali is a beautiful country. Hate to see what is happening there.


41 posted on 12/24/2012 5:59:49 AM PST by rusty millet
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To: TigersEye

If I could push one button to obliterate that entire group of subhuman, murderous filth, I’d do it.


42 posted on 12/24/2012 6:00:20 AM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!)
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To: Olog-hai

“The other significant 5th-century event in Britain was the arrival of the Anglo-Saxons.”

That was a critical point in Britain’s history, and left a much deeper impression on the island (most specifically the English language itself - spoken much more widely than Italian). Immediately prior to the Norman invasion, the Saxon king Harold had just defeated a Viking invasion and had to double-time to meet the Normans; accounts of the battle of Hastings, in which Harold was killed, indicate a battle the Normans very nearly lost. The Saxons snatched defeat from the jaws of victory by breaking their shield wall (which had held for the duration of the battle) and charging. A special Norman unit was then able to kill Harold, and rather than be driven back to Normandy for lack of supplies the Norman forces were able to win the day.

These were hardly barbarian invasions; William was familiar with Harold and thought he was the rightful heir to Harold’s throne (they had made some agreement years earlier).


43 posted on 12/24/2012 6:01:25 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
my personal suspicion... it will be done by a hot head dot head. some day, some hindu is going to conclude the assault by muslims is TOO MUCH, and will pursue what he feels to be the karmic equivalent of the 72 muslim virgins. and a muslim holy site will get completely wiped out.

India's capital is currently in their third day of riots over Muslim gang-rapists.


44 posted on 12/24/2012 6:08:13 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Olog-hai

Ah, the cosmopolitan Mohammedan pigs strike again—part of their never-ending quest to bring back the 7th century.


45 posted on 12/24/2012 6:15:33 AM PST by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: The Antiyuppie

“Other than weapons and hovels, have these people actually built anything recently...”

Iranian goat pen

http://www.iranzoo.byethost33.com/Goat/goat.html

Egyptian outhouse

http://www.travellerspoint.com/photos/stream/photoID/2082124/features/countries/Egypt/

Afghan hookah

http://www.google.com/search?q=afghan+%2B+hookah&hl=en&tbo=u&tbm=isch&source=univ&sa=X&ei=aWTYUIj9AcuF0QGOv4HADw&ved=0CFMQsAQ&biw=1096&bih=605


46 posted on 12/24/2012 6:28:59 AM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: The Antiyuppie

Refugee camps...


47 posted on 12/24/2012 9:08:12 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Olog-hai

 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
Thanks Olog-hai.

Just adding to the catalog, not sending a general distribution.

To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


48 posted on 12/24/2012 7:36:50 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: The Antiyuppie

Buzzing Prayer Rugs (2003) invented by a Jordanian.


49 posted on 12/25/2012 12:35:15 PM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Olog-hai

I had heard that this was going on.

When are people going to say enough is enough?

HHC’s husband.


50 posted on 12/25/2012 12:41:41 PM PST by hellinahandcart
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