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« on: August 10, 2012, 11:55:22 am »
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — It's finally opening day for a Tennessee mosque after opponents waged a two-year court battle trying to stop it.

Leaders of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro say they intend to hold midday prayers in the new building Friday.

Construction was nearly halted in May when a state court ruled the public didn't get enough notice that the center was planned. Last month, a federal judge granted the mosque's request for an emergency order that would open the building in time for the holy month of Ramadan, which is still under way.

http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2012/aug/10/after-long-fight-opening-day-for-tenn-mosque/
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« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2012, 01:12:14 pm »
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« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2012, 02:16:47 pm »
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That chick is the definition of a certain word that begins with a certain letter that can be found early on in the alphabet...
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« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2012, 02:24:18 pm »
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That chick is the definition of a certain word that begins with a certain letter that can be found early on in the alphabet...

I don't think the "b word" is strong enough to describe how horrible she is, aside from the fact that I'm not sure I even like using that word...
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« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2012, 02:25:14 pm »
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I don't think the "b word" is strong enough to describe how horrible she is, aside from the fact that I'm not sure I even like using that word...

Something tells me he was thinking of a word one letter down.
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« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2012, 02:26:44 pm »
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That chick is the definition of a certain word that begins with a certain letter that can be found early on in the alphabet...

I don't think the "b word" is strong enough to describe how horrible she is, aside from the fact that I'm not sure I even like using that word...

Something tells me he was thinking of a word one letter down.
One letter up from b, actually Wink It's a word I never even think of, unless someone annoys me that much.
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« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2012, 02:34:42 pm »
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What a truly great reason to support the construction of this mosque. Much better than nonsense like *shudder* freedom of religion.
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« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2012, 05:09:18 pm »
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That chick is the definition of a certain word that begins with a certain letter that can be found early on in the alphabet...

I don't think the "b word" is strong enough to describe how horrible she is, aside from the fact that I'm not sure I even like using that word...

Something tells me he was thinking of a word one letter down.
One letter up from b, actually Wink It's a word I never even think of, unless someone annoys me that much.
You're a good kid Sanchez!
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« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2012, 05:33:08 pm »
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That chick is the definition of a certain word that begins with a certain letter that can be found early on in the alphabet...

I don't think the "b word" is strong enough to describe how horrible she is, aside from the fact that I'm not sure I even like using that word...

Something tells me he was thinking of a word one letter down.
One letter up from b, actually Wink It's a word I never even think of, unless someone annoys me that much.
You're a good kid Sanchez!
Why thank you, kind sir.
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« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2012, 07:41:04 pm »
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What a truly great reason to support the construction of this mosque. Much better than nonsense like *shudder* freedom of religion.

For me that goes without saying.  I was just joking.
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« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2012, 07:44:13 pm »
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What was the controversy? I can't seem to get a grasp on that.
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« Reply #11 on: August 10, 2012, 07:45:43 pm »
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What was the controversy? I can't seem to get a grasp on that.

That it was being opened at all. Because, you know, Muslims.
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« Reply #12 on: August 10, 2012, 07:51:03 pm »
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What was the controversy? I can't seem to get a grasp on that.
That it was being opened at all. Because, you know, Muslims.

That's what I thought. I can't believe it's even being called controversial by the press. Headlines should just read "Bigots finally forced to accept freedom of religion not just for Christians".
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« Reply #13 on: August 10, 2012, 07:52:02 pm »
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« Reply #14 on: August 10, 2012, 08:23:59 pm »
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Cause there would never be a media circus "controversy" about a mosque opening in New York...
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« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2012, 08:58:40 pm »
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Cause there would never be a media circus "controversy" about a mosque opening in New York...

Yeah, there are disgusting bigots everywhere.
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« Reply #16 on: August 10, 2012, 09:17:10 pm »
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Cause there would never be a media circus "controversy" about a mosque opening in New York...

Yeah, there are disgusting bigots everywhere.

Would New Yorkers set the mosque on fire, though?
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Cause there would never be a media circus "controversy" about a mosque opening in New York...

Yeah, there are disgusting bigots everywhere.

Would New Yorkers set the mosque on fire, though?
.....Yes.....

New York construction workers threatened to dynamite it.
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« Reply #18 on: August 10, 2012, 10:41:54 pm »
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Why do Muslims bother to live in a place like Tennessee anyways? Or for that matter anywhere in the US?
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« Reply #19 on: August 10, 2012, 10:50:29 pm »
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Cause there would never be a media circus "controversy" about a mosque opening in New York...

why apologize?
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« Reply #20 on: August 11, 2012, 12:29:32 am »
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Why do Muslims bother to live in a place like Tennessee anyways? Or for that matter anywhere in the US?

Yeah that's what I'm wondering. Why on earth would a Muslim want to go to Tennnessee, instead of a more diverse place?
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« Reply #21 on: August 11, 2012, 12:43:36 am »
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Why do Muslims bother to live in a place like Tennessee anyways? Or for that matter anywhere in the US?

Yeah that's what I'm wondering. Why on earth would a Muslim want to go to Tennnessee, instead of a more diverse place?

Why do we need to ask questions like this? It's their right and they deserve to practice it without question.

-sincerely, a minority who lives in north Idaho.
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« Reply #22 on: August 11, 2012, 05:32:54 am »
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Why do we need to ask questions like this? It's their right and they deserve to practice it without question.

Exactly this, yes.
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« Reply #23 on: August 11, 2012, 09:45:37 am »
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Yes, the should have the right to live there. I'm not disputing that. I just think it's pretty ballsy.
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« Reply #24 on: August 11, 2012, 12:11:18 pm »
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Why do Muslims bother to live in a place like Tennessee anyways? Or for that matter anywhere in the US?

Yeah that's what I'm wondering. Why on earth would a Muslim want to go to Tennnessee, instead of a more diverse place?

Why do we need to ask questions like this? It's their right and they deserve to practice it without question.

-sincerely, a minority who lives in north Idaho.

Well, sure, you have every right to live wherever you want, but I'm just perplexed by the inclination to live in specific areas that are, well, less accommodating to minorities, to be polite. It's like a socially liberal Christian living in Saudi Arabia.
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