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Mosques and Korans: You’ve Been Played, Sucker!

As activists advocated the banning of a community center with a mosque inside it, more than 100 press releases on the subject were rolled out of congressional offices on Capitol Hill. Right-wing members of Congress tripped over each other in the effort to eke some electoral advantage out of being the anti-mosquiest.

The plan to [...]

People Killed Because Of Koran Burnings!

Freedom of speech and religion here in the United States doesn’t really endanger anyone in the U.S. military. The people who are really at risk are those who are so zealously religious that they’re wiling to put themselves in harm’s way in wild reaction to a little blasphemy. [...]

Koran Burning Nothing New: Only the Outrage is

Oh, there’s been a big international hue and cry about Florida Terry Jones declaring he would burn a Quran on September 11 before declaring he wouldn’t. Islamic and Christian and Buddhist leaders from around the world and government leaders from the President, Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense and White House Press Secretary all the [...]

Video Of Me Burning A Quran In Protest!

A video of me burning a copy the Koran, the Muslim holy book, in protest against… well, you’ll see what it’s against. [...]

Photograph Of Me Burning a Koran!

I burned a Koran in protest today, and here’s a photograph of the event as proof! [...]

I Am Going To Burn A Koran In 15 Minutes

I can’t stand the dramatic tension anymore. I happen to have a copy of the Koran in my house, so I’m going to go burn one in my backyard, just to get it over with. [...]

Freedom is for the Rest of Us, not for Muslims

Bad Eagle, September 2010 on how the burning of a Koran is part of a long, vibrant historical tradition of free expression:

Pastor Terry Jones, of the Dove World Outreach Center of Gainsville, Florida, is in keeping with an ancient tradition of book burning. His proposed burning of the Koran on September 11, 2010, is [...]

Pastor Backs Down from Burning Quran; Congratulations, Death Threats Work

Breaking news: Pastor Terry Jones of Florida has backed down from his plan to burn Korans on Saturday in the face of personal death threats from his fellow Americans and multiple applications of pressure from the military, the FBI and the White House. The military, FBI and White House applied that pressure because of threats [...]

Freedom is for Christians Not Muslims, Round 2

Pamela Geller, Executive Director of Stop Islamization of America, September 2010 Speaking about a church’s plan to burn multiple copies of the Quran:

The antidote to free speech is more free speech, not less. I certainly don’t believe in it, I don’t think it’s a good idea, but I believe in free speech, and so [...]

Journalists turn Quran-Burning Transcription Fodder into a Conversation

The Obama administration revealed late Tuesday that is prepared to unveil a new blah de blah initiative in the upcoming weeks despite the pressures of the oncoming congressional election season. “Blah de blah blah blah, blah blah de blah,” Defense Undersecretary Blahford Blahdepants explained in a press briefing. “Blah de blah blah, blah blah, blah [...]

Watch What You Say, Watch What You Do: the Obama Edition

“There are reminders to all Americans that they need to watch what they say, watch what they do, and this is not a time for remarks like that; there never is.” — White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer, September 26, 2001

White House Press Secretary’s Briefing, September 7 2010:

Question: Good afternoon. Robert, there’s a [...]