Well worth the read….
Excerpt below from a great post by Raymond Ibrahim on his website. Funny how a little thing like “facts” can cut through powerful things like “rhetoric” and “bullshit“. Good job Raymond. Thanks for this.
The now infamous Koran burning by Florida pastor Terry Jones has created hysteria in the Muslim world. In Afghanistan alone, some twenty people, including U.N. workers, have been killed and beheaded to screams of “Allahu Akbar!” Western leaders around the globe—including Obama and members of Congress—have unequivocally condemned Jones’ actions (without bothering to point out that freedom of expression is a prized American liberty). Many are even blaming the deaths in Afghanistan directly on Jones; Bill O’Reilley says he has “blood on his hands.”
Yet, as Western leaders rush to profess their abhorrence at what one American did to one inanimate book, let’s take a quick look at what many Muslims are doing to many living and breathing Christians around the Islamic world—to virtually no media coverage or Western condemnation… [..read more]
- Westerners obsess over destruction of one book, ignore destruction of many human lives (creepingsharia.wordpress.com)
- Koran-burning pastor Terry Jones is not a murderer (fullcomment.nationalpost.com)
- Barbarism! Afghans kill 12 at UN compound over Florida Koran burning (anotherblackconservative.blogspot.com)
- Nine killed in Koran burning riot (mirror.co.uk)