Gunman in Muhammad cartoon attack in Texas monitored for years

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An aerial view shows the area around a car that was used the previous night by two gunmen, who were killed by police, as it is investigated by local police and the FBI in Garland, Texas

An aerial view shows the area around a car that was used the previous night by two gunmen, who were killed by police, as it is investigated by local police and the FBI in Garland, Texas. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Rex Curry

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GARLAND, Texas (Reuters) Elton Simpson was charged in 2010 with lying to FBI officials about his desire to travel to Somalia to engage in violent jihad.

  • BB,

    “Islam needs to be relegated to the ancient past.”

    So you see Islam is nonsense – YOU ARE AN ATHEIST on the question of Allah. You do not believe in Allah and you fear absolutely nothing for saying so.

    Yet you cannot grasp that their own gods are a waste of time as well?
    Yahweh, Jesus Christ, The Holy Spirit, Satan, Blessed Mary….. and I’ve lost count of how many angels….

    All these ‘powers’ in Christianity yet none of them deter the supposed lesser powers of the Islamic Allah and the Jinns of the deserts?

    There is no record of any God killing off another God.
    They conveniently want humans to kill off each other instead.

    Primitive hogwash.

    Religion is dangerous because there are no checks and balances on these fantasies. Every terrible thing is permitted under the banner of religion. Every crazy idea is granted credence under the banner of religion.

    It will be a big relief when it dies off and everyone can think rationally.

  • Morality is doing what is right no matter what you are told
    Religion is doing what you are told no matter what is right.

    We don’t need these old fables. They are nothing but trouble.

  • It’s a shame that the law can know that somthing will happen for so long yet have no powers to do anything.