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Old 07-26-2016, 11:38 AM
 
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Charles Martel, Charles Martel, please pick up the courtesy phone....
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Old 07-26-2016, 11:39 AM
 
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I still have a hard time picturing how it could happen. It's not like pulling the trigger. It takes time to do all this. Was he seated close by or rushed in from outside? You'd think people would react.
The typical reaction is to run and hide, not charge at armed men. It sounds like the mass was sparsely attended and some of the crowd were nuns.

The priest was 86 years old and I doubt he could put up much of a fight against younger, stronger men.
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Old 07-26-2016, 11:41 AM
 
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I million more head cutters will be given sanctuary in the USA if Hilarious is elected.....
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Old 07-26-2016, 11:50 AM
 
Location: New Mexico
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Saw what? No part of Islam ever teaches peace. Not even among Muslims. They've been killing each other even before the Koran was put into its written form.
Historically, yes, the various tribes warred on each other, raided each other, kidnapped & ransomed prisoners. However, pre-Koran, they weren't Islamic. Islam is what changed those people from ragtag marginal tribes into a much more cohesive society.


Islam flowered for a time. I think it was closing off further theological speculation that really did them in, but that's neither here nor there in the present. For now, for the West, the question is how to track down, ID & negate the Islamic jihadists who actually want to destroy the West physically, & how to avoid the present situation in the future.
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Old 07-26-2016, 11:53 AM
 
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Charles Martel, Charles Martel, please pick up the courtesy phone....
The red zone is for immediate loading and unloading of passengers only. There is no stopping in the white zone.
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Old 07-26-2016, 12:11 PM
 
Location: In a chartreuse microbus
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This reminds me of what the Vikings did as they too slaughtered and pillaged monasteries where they knew no one would be able to defend themselves.


A THOUSAND YEARS AGO. Can these people not evolve?
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Old 07-26-2016, 12:16 PM
 
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Islam has no place in a civilized society.
Yup. And the regressive left will never stop "p***ing down our necks and calling it rain" claiming that it has a place. "Coexist" and all that deluded nonsense.... Speaking of, there's no coexisting with the left. Just stop them.
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Old 07-26-2016, 12:24 PM
 
Location: Dangling from a mooses antlers
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Historically, yes, the various tribes warred on each other, raided each other, kidnapped & ransomed prisoners. However, pre-Koran, they weren't Islamic. Islam is what changed those people from ragtag marginal tribes into a much more cohesive society.


Islam flowered for a time. I think it was closing off further theological speculation that really did them in, but that's neither here nor there in the present. For now, for the West, the question is how to track down, ID & negate the Islamic jihadists who actually want to destroy the West physically, & how to avoid the present situation in the future.
Actually they were Islamic. How long have the Sunni & Shia, both Muslims, been killing each other?
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Old 07-26-2016, 01:03 PM
 
Location: New Mexico
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ISIS beheading videos (along with old school al Qaeda videos) typically used nothing but a sharp knife. There's lots of sawing involved, but it's not as if they're trying to make it quick or painless.
A strong, sharp knife & presumably a strong executioner, & someone who knows their way around the vertebrae & tissues in the neck. No, I've never watched ISIS nor al Qaeda videos on the topic, I figure they lie to themselves to work themselves up to a killing frenzy, Why would they not lie to us? (& bear in mind that for a terrorist, shock impact is what it's all about.) Why lend them my attention, or my witness?


To my mind, there is nothing useful to learn there.
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Old 07-26-2016, 01:08 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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While no guarantee against terrorism, Brexit is looking more and more prescient after these atrocities.
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