Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Two US Embassies Attacked

Doodad

On 9/11, that most solemn of days for Americans, Islamists have attacked US embassies in Egypt and Libya.



It's all, supposedly, over some film depicting Mohammed/Islam in a bad light. Dhimmi American officials responded thusly:
The U.S. embassy had put out a statement earlier on Tuesday condemning "misguided individuals" who hurt the religious feelings of Muslims or followers of other religions.

"We firmly reject the actions by those who abuse the universal right of free speech to hurt the religious beliefs of others," the U.S. embassy said in its statement.

Co-incidence it happened on 9/11? I don't think so.
 “Obama! Obama! We are all Osama!” went one chant.

I don't think they get this freedom stuff and I don't think we get the fact they hate us.

UPDATE

At least one American killed in the Libya incident
A US official has been killed and another wounded in Libya as an armed mob protesting over a film they said offended Islam attacked the US consulate in Benghazi.Libya's deputy interior minister Wanis al Sharef said: "One American official was killed and another injured in the hand. The other staff members were evacuated and are safe and sound." He could not say if the dead man was a diplomat.

US Embassy says it talks about how "Islam is a WONDERFUL religion" Gag me with a spoon...no, make that several spoons.

UPDATE 2

And so it escalates
US embassies in Algeria, Tunisia warn of protests
In an emergency message, the embassy in Tunis warned Americans to avoid crowded places, saying that even gatherings "intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence." The embassy in Algiers had similar advice.
The Algiers embassy said unspecified groups were using online social networks to organize demonstrations "to protest a range of issues" there Wednesday. The statement out of Tunis cited "media reports" indicating protests were planned, but said the embassy remained open.

and
Embassies in 7 countries warn of possible attacks U.S. embassies in at least seven countries in the Middle East, Africa and the Caucasus are warning of possible anti-American protests following the attack on the consulate in Benghazi, Libya that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans.
The embassies in Armenia, Burundi, Kuwait, Sudan, Tunisia and Zambia, along with the embassy in Egypt, which was hit by a protest on Tuesday, all issued warnings on Wednesday advising Americans to be particularly vigilant.
 

24 comments:

  1. Over a film that nobody would have even heard of until this? Absolutely disgusting, Doodad.

    Meanwhile, a handful of humanitarian racists like this one (note the number of recs, too) are of course doing humanitarian racist things, blaming American right wingers for the actions of these vicious thugs. I'd say 'unbelievable,' but then again it's Daily Kos, so it's actually all too believable, unfortunately...

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  2. Like radical Islamists ever needed an excuse for violence. yet, yes, dumb kossacks take the bait and blame everyone but the thugs who do the crap and didn't even see the movie in question as per this tweet from the link:

    "Reem Abdellatif ريم ‏@Reem_Abdellatif
    After speaking to ppl who were at #usembassycairo, it seems that many haven't seen the movie in question, not even sure where it aired."

    Don't take much to get Islamist rioters to destroy and kill it seems. But then we knew that didn't we?

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  3. Meanwhile, looks like Egypt and Iran are getting buddy buddy:

    "U.S. intelligence agencies recently monitored a secret meeting between Egypt’s intelligence chief and a senior Iranian spy that is raising new fears the Muslim Brotherhood government in Cairo could begin covertly supporting global terrorism.

    According to U.S. officials, the head of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service, Maj. Gen. Murad Muwafi, met in early August with a senior official of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS)."

    http://freebeacon.com/the-cairo-tehran-express/

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  4. And a quick update on the Daily Kos comment I linked to above - 74 people now agree that this attack is the fault of US conservatives. I mean seriously, wtf do you do with idiots like this? It's just astounding stupidity...

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  5. Four Americans murdered, including US ambassador to Libya J. Christoper Stevens.

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  6. This is from MSNBC


    Filmmaker intended movie to be provocative

    Sam Bacile, a 56-year-old California real estate developer who identifies himself as an Israeli Jew and who said he produced, directed and wrote the two-hour film, called "Innocence of Muslims," said he had not anticipated such a furious reaction.

    Speaking by phone to the AP from an undisclosed location, Bacile, who went into hiding Tuesday, remained defiant, saying Islam is "a cancer" and that he intended his film to be a provocative political statement condemning the religion.

    I'm sure your quite proud.

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    1. I'm truly surprised it took Nagaura this long to show up.

      Thank you for demonstrating yet more incredible numbskullery. People like you are an embarrassment to those of us on the left who have brains and still choose to use them.

      I don't know about you, but I've never mobbed an embassy and murdered four people because they insulted me or my g-d. Making excuses for such savagery is disgusting, and is far from any reasonable definition of liberalism. I'd say shame on you, but folks like you clearly have no shame.

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    2. your" s/b "you're," Nagaura.

      Larn yerself some English before touting yer moral soupeeriority, 'k?

      And yes, my spelling mistakes were intentional, just in case you couldn't dope it out.

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    3. Uh oh, the one who only comes here to rile up Teh Jooooz (while condoning the actions of violent savagery, and treating the mob as children with no control over their own actions - a very racist position to hold, btw) is getting quite riled up his or herself, no?

      Troll Fail.

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    4. I don not condone the actions of this mob or any other mob. As, I've witnessed what an out of control group of people are capable of. And, its awful.

      Yet, none of you have any problem with what this supposed film maker has done.

      Finally it's not may fault your incapable of reading 日本語

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    5. ...and Chancellor Hitler is doing the best that he can in the face of all of the Jewish aggression.

      There. Have I got it out of your system?

      Please go away. Or please cure yourself.

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    6. "Finally it's not may fault your incapable of reading"

      More of exactly the same bad grammar from a semiliterate, goddamn bozo. Yet he still touts his moral superduperiority over the rest of us. Ya gotta love it.

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    7. No, you've only sought to explain the mob's disgusting, murderous actions away as the result of the actions of some filmmaker. Wink, wink.

      Just as I pointed out earlier, it's precisely this kind of extreme partisan crap which is the problem with discussion on the internet today. You just can't simply condemn the murder of four innocent people by a mob, can you? No, because those you perceive as "right-wingers" have taken that position, so you must take the opposite one, right?

      Finally, I understand English may not be your first language, but you really need to refrain from tossing off insults such as "it's not may fault your incapable of reading," while you're clearly incapable of following some of the most basic rules of grammar.

      And yeah, $%@#*$ back at'cha.

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  7. Freedom of thought and expression give guys like this film maker the right to say what they do. It is a protected right. Nag and kossacks who wish guys like Bacile would be silenced don't understand the concepts. They are the thuggish, murderous Islamists' best friends in these situations.

    Ultimately, the truth is that the filmmaker killed NO ONE. The Muslims DID.

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    1. I guess I would say those Muslims did.

      I mean, I don't want to get all politically correct (God Knows), but nonetheless.

      However, this does raise a good question. If the people who did the murders are solely responsible for those murders, is it not also true that Islam as a faith tends to be intolerant of dissent?

      And is it not that very intolerance of dissent that helps create a cultural environment in which these kinds of things happen?

      In other words, is there not a cultural element to this story?

      I think that there is.

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    2. "Freedom of thought and expression give guys like this film maker the right to say what they do. It is a protected right. Nag and kossacks who wish guys like Bacile would be silenced don't understand the concepts. They are the thuggish, murderous Islamists' best friends in these situations."

      This. Obviously, there are some exceptions like screaming 'fire' in a theater, where you have to draw the line, but this is not one of those exceptions, nor should it ever be. The day "insulting the prophet" is made illegal in the United States is the day I'm getting the hell out of this country. Fortunately, that day will never come. But still...

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  8. "I also believe the administration was wrong to stand by a statement sympathizing with those who had breached our embassy in Egypt, instead of condemning their actions. It’s never too early for the United States government to condemn attacks on Americans and to defend our values.

    The White House distanced itself last night from the statement, saying it wasn’t cleared by Washington. That reflects the mixed signals they’re sending to the world."

    Mitt Romney

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/decision2012/mitt-romneys-statement-on-the-libya-ambassador-attack/2012/09/12/3d314562-fceb-11e1-b153-218509a954e1_story.html

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  9. Afhan Prez (our good buddy) condemns film but says nothing about the deaths of Americans

    "Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Egypt's ruling Muslim Brotherhood Wednesday issued angry denunciations of a U.S.-produced film that insults the Prophet Muhammad, raising fears that a new wave of violent protests will follow Tuesday's attacks on U.S. diplomatic installations in Cairo and Benghazi.

    Shortly after news emerged that the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other American diplomats were killed in Benghazi, the Afghan presidential palace released a statement condemning the "desecrating act" by the makers of the film, saying that its release "stoked interfaith enmity and confrontation, and badly impacted the peaceful coexistence between human beings."

    Mr. Karzai's statement didn't condemn the killings in Libya, and didn't contain any language calling for restraint or for conducting protests in a peaceful manner."

    This tells us all we need to know.

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443884104577647172663110622.html

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  10. Mike you are right of course, not all Muslims did this, that goes without saying. I think the cultural element you mention is quite simple answered by the glaring LACK of condemnation by Muslim leaders of the actual killings of innocents in the name of Islam vis a vis their horror at the film(which probably no rioting Muslim even SAW.) I suppose these leaders are between a rock and a hard place given the hatred for America/Jews so ingrained in their electorate/subjects. But why should we pretend they are anything other than what they are? Obviously we shouldn't.

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  11. ‘It Makes Me Sick’: Actress in Muhammed Movie Says She Was Deceived, Had No Idea It Was About Islam"

    http://gawker.com/5942748/it-makes-me-sick-actress-in-muhammed-movie-says-she-was-deceived-had-no-idea-it-was-about-islam

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  12. Yemen now, too.

    "Young demonstrators shouting "we redeem, Messenger of God" smashed windows of the security offices outside the embassy with stones and burned cars before breaking through the main gate of the heavily fortified compound in eastern Sanaa. Others held aloft banners declaring 'Allah is Greatest'.

    Tyres blazed outside the compound and protesters scaled the walls.
    "

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    1. Once it starts all the morons have to get in on it. It's a national sport in Muslim countries.

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    2. Besides, we all know g-d wants them to hush up, so he can get to his real work - pushing the Phils into the playoffs!

      ;)

      Oops, now I'm gonna get death threats, too...

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