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drumdaddy's Avatar Comment 1 by drumdaddy

Jail time for the dangerous, it's that simple.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:00:24 UTC | #911121

blair's Avatar Comment 2 by blair

Dear goodness is that ever frightening. Everyone under assault did very well in the face of shrieking maniacs. I sincerely hope the scumbag who spat on the cameraman has been arrested.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:02:13 UTC | #911123

Schrodinger's Cat's Avatar Comment 3 by Schrodinger's Cat

One shudders to think of the level of hate those fundamentalists must have for us infidels, if that's how they feel about their fellow Muslims.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:05:59 UTC | #911125

adamsan.hu's Avatar Comment 4 by adamsan.hu

22 "people" stormed this event, only 2 was arrested? This doesn't seem like a good ratio...

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:08:37 UTC | #911127

AtheistEgbert's Avatar Comment 5 by AtheistEgbert

What will it take for people to realize that Islam is incompatible with a free society?

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:09:06 UTC | #911129

Tony d's Avatar Comment 6 by Tony d

Freedom of religion is all very well and good but i think the time has come to outlaw Islam.Why should normal people put up with a bunch of loonies who run around wanting to kill everyone they disagree with?

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:10:49 UTC | #911131

Bob Russell's Avatar Comment 7 by Bob Russell

I have a plan. Each of us buy a copy of Satantic Verses and ofAllah, Liberty & Love and send them to a local mosque, wherever you live. Doesn't cost alot and puts cash in the author's pockets. What will the clerics do? Read the books? Complain? Burn them? I can guess. Where is the harm in sharing books?

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:11:26 UTC | #911132

Metamag's Avatar Comment 8 by Metamag

In Amsterdam, 22 jihadis

Who did not sneak into the country but were groomed by it thanks to intellectually and morally bankrupt lefties and failed permissiveness of multiculturalism.

It's a sickening perversion and awaits every country in Europe, especially UK, so you better wake up before it is too late.

To quote Jerry Coyne:

"Moderate” Islam is largely confined to those countries in which Muslims are a minority. When they predominate, the real face of that faith shows itself.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:12:56 UTC | #911133

Neodarwinian's Avatar Comment 9 by Neodarwinian

Arrest and deportation for those not citizens. The citizens should get a stiff sentence for making terroristic threats.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:17:21 UTC | #911136

Lonard's Avatar Comment 10 by Lonard

A worrying observation must be made:

eventually, the police arrested some of the bastards (and, once outside, probably released them straight away) but not before trying to call the book launch off, just to appease the muslim scumbags. Only because the other guests stepped in to defend Irshad Manji and refused to leave the theatre the presentation continued.

Freedom needs an iron fist!

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:25:13 UTC | #911141

RationalConclusion's Avatar Comment 11 by RationalConclusion

I wonder how many of these men were 'educated' in muslim schools and if so how much that contributed to what we are seeing here.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:26:03 UTC | #911142

Tyler Durden's Avatar Comment 12 by Tyler Durden

In Amsterdam, 22 jihadis stormed my book launch, ordered my execution and threatened to break my neck.

A bunch of deluded, dangerous and despicable animals, frothing at the mouth, intent on violence, and screaming Allahu Akbar.

As Hitch would say: god is not great.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:42:38 UTC | #911145

Tryphon Tournesol's Avatar Comment 13 by Tryphon Tournesol

Misplaced pride for what happened today in my city of birth would be well err misplaced. For we haven't only seen defense today, but also an attack by unreasonable people that we all (still)(must) tolerate (but do not respect!).. regardless, I bow to those who stood up in the right way today!

And, in the spirit of the WW2 february strike and it's symbol the dokwerker methinks Amsterdam has shown once again that freedom is still alive in people's hearts! Chapeau!

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:46:31 UTC | #911148

tduvally's Avatar Comment 14 by tduvally

I immediately thought of Jessica Ahlquist and Cranston, RI's apparent fatwa envy.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:47:14 UTC | #911149

epeeist's Avatar Comment 15 by epeeist

Comment 8 by Metamag :

Who did not sneak into the country but were groomed by it thanks to intellectually and morally bankrupt lefties and failed permissiveness of multiculturalism.

And your evidence that they were:

  1. Groomed by lefties
  2. That said lefties are intellectually and morally bankrupt.

If you are American then I think you might be better posting on a Faux News site, here in the UK you might try the Daily Mail.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:50:11 UTC | #911150

Schrodinger's Cat's Avatar Comment 16 by Schrodinger's Cat

Comment 12 by Tyler Durden

A bunch of deluded, dangerous and despicable animals, frothing at the mouth, intent on violence, and screaming Allahu Akbar.

I do wish Spitting Image was still around..........nobody caricatured quite like they did.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:57:02 UTC | #911153

Ignorant Amos's Avatar Comment 17 by Ignorant Amos

This sort of display of Islamic intolerance does tend to leave some tolerant critical thinkers here with a wee bit of egg on the bake.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:01:58 UTC | #911154

brighterstill's Avatar Comment 18 by brighterstill

By the end the masked man is screaming at the cameraman "God is great! God is great!" and the cameraman repeats it calmly back to him as he, presumably, believes this as well, if for different reasons. The masked man is then confused and insists that the camera man stop saying that.

I nearly cried I laughed so hard.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:06:04 UTC | #911155

Ignorant Amos's Avatar Comment 19 by Ignorant Amos

Comment 16 by Schrodinger's Cat

I do wish Spitting Image was still around..........nobody caricatured quite like they did.

Indeed, Spitting Image were brilliant satirists, mockers and masters of ridicule.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:08:48 UTC | #911157

Ignorant Amos's Avatar Comment 20 by Ignorant Amos

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:12:04 UTC | #911159

Tony d's Avatar Comment 21 by Tony d

In the same way that some of us no longer stay quite when religious nob heads start talking about their delusions.Maybe the time has come for everyone who thinks the actions of these fundamentalists is despicable to stand up and say," oi dick head cut that shit out right now .If you want to carry on like that go and do it in an Islamic country that likes that sort of thing!"

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:12:34 UTC | #911160

MilitantNonStampCollector's Avatar Comment 22 by MilitantNonStampCollector

But no...everything is OK. This is free speech don't ya know? And anyway, it's just the way they were brought up and if you don't respect that then you are by default a racist, a bigot, a fascist, and an islamophobe. Come on, it's a religion of peace after all... don't judge it by the actions of a few frothing scum-bags because the non-existent moderates will condemn this. (sarcasm)

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:12:41 UTC | #911161

Alan4discussion's Avatar Comment 23 by Alan4discussion

Comment 14 by tduvally - I immediately thought of Jessica Ahlquist and Cranston, RI's apparent fatwa envy.

Anyone see a parallel?

"Moderate” Islam is largely confined to those countries in which Muslims are a minority. When they predominate, the real face of that faith shows itself.

"Moderate” Christianity is largely confined to those places in which Xtians are a minority. When they predominate, the real face of that faith shows itself.

Comment 16 by Schrodinger's Cat - I do wish Spitting Image was still around..........nobody caricatured quite like they did.

I was thinking that during the "Jesus & Mo" discussion.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:16:28 UTC | #911162

chawinwords's Avatar Comment 24 by chawinwords

Who would have ever thought that human pig shit could walk on two legs and cover their faces at the same time, while screaming obscenities; Allah something or other.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:18:57 UTC | #911163

Sudipta Modak's Avatar Comment 25 by Sudipta Modak

A new day but that same old islamic shit. I imagine 100 years later people would have good laugh reading all these islamic idiocy. Imaginary allah has all the fun.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:20:52 UTC | #911164

Ignorant Amos's Avatar Comment 26 by Ignorant Amos

Just got the vid to play...what sad bastard's they are....easy enough to be hard as nails against a woman, they are nothing but a bunch pretentious pricks with no balls. Oxygen thief's the lot of 'em.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:27:20 UTC | #911165

strangebrew's Avatar Comment 27 by strangebrew

And some folks cannot understand why Geert Wilders is tolerated in such a liberal society?

It seems it is more a statement from voters in a polarised society, and his party was indeed voted for in some numbers, the Dutch folk I interact with daily give a very strong impression that they are tired of the authorities bending over backwards to pacify and seemingly enable any demand Islam makes within their society.

Antics like these clowns acting like brain dead pricks will only give Wilders more support from former moderate citizens, who appreciate the liberal society they live in and the privilege of free speech and expression, they do not appreciate that being curtailed in any sense and, unfortunately, it seems it is only Wilders and his brand of politics that is actually challenging Islamic ambitions in parliament. I think it is more a desperate and increasingly irritated public that find voting for Wilders and the PVV their only outlet to their uneasiness and building anger.

And the message has still not been understood by political parties elsewhere that continue to push the multi-cultural and all inclusiveness angle in their policies...folk are sick of it ...simples!

Because of one very relevant point...Islam does not want to integrate with any Western secular society at all in any sense of the word.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:27:51 UTC | #911166

stellier68's Avatar Comment 28 by stellier68

That's all ISLAM is about, killing what they don't agree with.....

No discussion, no negotiation, no mediation. Sharpen the scimitar and chop off the head, inch allah!

Syndicate of fear, screw them!

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:28:57 UTC | #911167

Sean_W's Avatar Comment 29 by Sean_W

Part of the Boko Haram international cheer squad, PR -the Europeans can't stomach all the violence, put a nicer face on our efforts. [?]

-are they clueless

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:52:12 UTC | #911172

rod-the-farmer's Avatar Comment 30 by rod-the-farmer

Let's arrange other book tours, and ask for volunteers to be present. Invite the police into the room, and see if charges can be laid should a disturbance occur. Film the event using a fixed camera. Seal the doors until names & addresses are taken by the police. Wearing a disguise while disturbing the peace ? Uttering threats ? Spitting on someone may be a criminal charge these days.

Post photos of the intruders.

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:54:23 UTC | #911173