"No matter how paranoid or conspiracy-minded you are, what the government is actually doing is worse than you imagine." - - - William Blum

September 07, 2010

Joan McCarter on Florida-based Dove World Outreach Center's announced plans to burn copies of the Quran on church grounds to mark the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks (snippet):

"....But this time the threat is real. This action by the American extremists is most definitely providing a tremendous propaganda tool to the real Taliban. It is fomenting anger toward America and will endanger American troops. Ironic that the American Taliban, who accused the left of endangering the troops and national security just by opposing the Iraq debacle, is the real threat to our troops...."

Freedom of speech is one thing. Using freedom of speech to purposely insult and inflame the passions of friends is another. The moronic and childish tendencies of the American conservative movement never ceases to amaze me (and most rational-thinking people).

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