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Misunderstanding 9/11

sqrt(cos(180)) Wrote: Sep 21, 2012 12:27 AM
Finally, someone who GETS it! If only others would get that Islam is at war with us; anyone not a Muslim is an infidel and the enemy. Those who don't have the opportunity (or the stones) to kill us will dance in the streets at our death--like the Palestinians did 11 years ago.
Bondman60 Wrote: Sep 21, 2012 11:23 AM
If he really "got it", he would not use the term "Islamists". "Muslim" is the correct name for our enemy.

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