Tensions over Koran spark isolated incidents on 9/11

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John Blossom, of Connecticut, sits by himself in quiet contemplation across from the site of the former twin towers on the ninth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Sep 10, 2010 12:50am EDT

Jollypants-

Your comment is ridiculous.

First of all – Mr. Obama is not now (nor has he ever been) a Muslim. You say “Here is your proof that Obama is a closet Muslim” – and yet you offer NO PROOF. Your statements are vapid and have no value – they only breed hatred and divide people. Mr. Obama is doing what any honest and respectful president/statesman would do – and that is – maintain peace and harmony here in the U.S. and around the world.

Burning ANY Holy Book (be it the Koran or the Bible) – is disrespectful to millions of people on this Earth (that we all share) – and no one should celebrate such a heinous act/event. If you must live a life that is consumed by hate – please keep it to yourself and spare the rest of us from having to view it. I will pray for you (because God knows you need it).

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Sep 11, 2010 1:09am EDT

I totally agree – where is your proof? Many people died at the Towers, from many different religions. The mentality of lumping all into one is something that has been fought by many people around the world. If you think this way, does that make everyone from Okalahoma like Timothy McVeigh? Don’t condemn all Muslims for the behavior of a few zealots.

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Sep 11, 2010 2:11am EDT

If some pastor will go on with the burning, he will only show to the world that USA is just pretending to be a free country, that it never step beyond the Medieval Era. Burning books should remain as a memory of authortarian political and religious systems.

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Sep 11, 2010 3:43am EDT

We must respect all religions. If someone is going to burn a “Holy Book” we should condemn this, whatever our religion is.

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Sep 11, 2010 3:58am EDT

Jollypants-

Your comment is ridiculous.

First of all – Mr. Obama is not now (nor has he ever been) a Muslim. You say “Here is your proof that Obama is a closet Muslim” – and yet you offer NO PROOF. Your statements are vapid and have no value – they only breed hatred and divide people. Mr. Obama is doing what any honest and respectful president/statesman would do – and that is – maintain peace and harmony here in the U.S. and around the world.

Burning ANY Holy Book (be it the Koran or the Bible) – is disrespectful to millions of people on this Earth (that we all share) – and no one should celebrate such a heinous act/event. If you must live a life that is consumed by hate – please keep it to yourself and spare the rest of us from having to view it. I will pray for you (because God knows you need it)
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Your comments are vapid and have no value. It is a fact and Obama was a muslim in his youth. He admits this in his auto biography, his indonesian citizenship shows his religion as muslim, he attended a muslim school, ect…

When you start off a comment by lying, or being so ignorant as to come off as you are lying, you instantly make the rest of your post less credible.

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Sep 11, 2010 5:39am EDT

why cannot the system let us heal?–why throw it into our faces?–did the same thing happen with Pearl Harbor–as a New Yorker i resent the constant opening of this wound–all it is doing is justifying hate, war and violence.

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Sep 11, 2010 8:21am EDT

Let’s stop celebrating tragedies! Those who lost relatives and friends can have their own ceremony of rememberence. We don’t need to be reminded of Columbine, Sept. 11, or even Pearl Harbor or the Holocost! Let’s focus on the positive things we have to be grateful for and not go over and over painful events. They open new wounds and just sell more newspapers and give the media something to grab viewers amd readers. Let’s tale back our country from the crazies!!!!!

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