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Friday, February 17
  Religion, the great enabler of evil acts
Hooray for religious extremists.
A Pakistani cleric on Friday announced a $1 million bounty for killing a cartoonist who drew Prophet Muhammad...

He said the mosque and his religious school would give $25,000 and a car, while a local jewelers' association would give another $1 million.

``This is a unanimous decision of by all imams (prayer leaders) of Islam that whoever insults the prophet deserves to be killed and whoever will take this insulting man to his end, will get this prize,'' Qureshi said.
A new car? Let's go kill some cartoonists!

When will people begin to recognize the ignorance, the intolerance, the sheer hate that comes from "religion gone wrong"? And I certainly don't mean to attack Islam over other faiths, as I think it's a problem with all religions. Our very own bigoted, fundamentalist christian president is an example of this (though, admittedly, he hasn't gone quite as radical...yet).
 
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Heh, whoa, hey, i thought I typed in "wustlog", not "DailyKos"
 
fell of my rocker for a moment. no worries, it'll be ok
 
Okokokok, to set the record straight, that was a joke! A joke I swear! Stop looking at me!
 
They're going about this all wrong. If they're going to wage war on cartoonists, they need to start with "Family Circus".
 
haha i would have to agree with you there Lee
 
I'm going to riot against the Simpsons and burn down FOX headquarters.
 
I'd just like to say that I thought Nicolas Sarkozy summed up the appropriate response to this situation quite nicely when he said "I'd prefer an excess of caricature to an excess of censorship."
 
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