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Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by IkarisOne » 07 Jan 2015, 9:41am

Gunmen have attacked the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people and injuring seven in an apparent Islamist attack.

At least two masked attackers opened fire with assault rifles in the office and exchanged shots with police in the street outside before escaping by car.

The gunmen shouted "we have avenged the Prophet Muhammad", witnesses say.

President Francois Hollande said there was no doubt it had been a terrorist attack "of exceptional barbarity".

A major police operation is under way in the Paris area to catch the killers.



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Re: Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by Wolter » 07 Jan 2015, 9:53am

Fuck.
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Re: Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by IkarisOne » 07 Jan 2015, 9:54am

Don't expect that worthless fuck Hollande to do anything at all about it: http://www.businessinsider.com/muslims- ... ozy-2012-5

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Re: Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by Silent Majority » 07 Jan 2015, 10:20am

Muslims ≠ jihadists.
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Re: Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by IkarisOne » 07 Jan 2015, 11:21am

Silent Majority wrote:Muslims ≠ jihadists.
Ah, the knee jerks.

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Re: Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by Silent Majority » 07 Jan 2015, 11:22am

IkarisOne wrote:
Silent Majority wrote:Muslims ≠ jihadists.
Ah, the knee jerks.
What do you mean?
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Re: Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by matedog » 07 Jan 2015, 11:35am

I think we can all agree that killing innocent people is wrong under any circumstance.
Look, you have to establish context for these things. And I maintain that unless you appreciate the Fall of Constantinople, the Great Fire of London, and Mickey Mantle's fatalist alcoholism, live Freddy makes no sense. If you want to half-ass it, fine, go call Simon Schama to do the appendix.

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Re: Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by Heston » 07 Jan 2015, 11:44am

Horrific.
I just polished off some Low Country shrimp & grits and a mess of collards. That's a hell of a strain on the arm.

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Post by Flex » 07 Jan 2015, 11:45am

A horrible attack. People who murder other people are, as a category, awful.
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Re: Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by IkarisOne » 07 Jan 2015, 11:52am

French media outlet Metronews reports that there's been a car explosion in front of a synagogue in Sarcelles, a city in Northern France. That's after an attack by three gunmen on the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris just hours earlier.

Paris Metro reports that this event was an incident unrelated with the attack at the magazine, quoting the mayor of Sarcelles among its sources.

The car was parked in front of a synagogue, and reportedly exploded at about 2.30 p.m. local time (1.30 p.m. GMT).


Cops are now attributing this to "engine failure" but that could be a PR misdirect to smoke out the suspects, a fairly common tactic. The coincidence seems a bit too convenient.

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Re: Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by IkarisOne » 07 Jan 2015, 12:04pm

Meanwhile, how bad is the situation on the street in France? http://www.jpost.com/Jewish-World/Jewis ... nce-352779

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Re: Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by Silent Majority » 07 Jan 2015, 12:09pm

IkarisOne wrote:Don't expect that worthless fuck Hollande to do anything at all about it
What would you propose Hollande do?
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Re: Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by IkarisOne » 07 Jan 2015, 12:24pm

Silent Majority wrote:
IkarisOne wrote:Don't expect that worthless fuck Hollande to do anything at all about it
What would you propose Hollande do?
Resign.

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Re: Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by Spiff » 07 Jan 2015, 1:05pm

IkarisOne wrote:
Silent Majority wrote:Muslims ≠ jihadists.
Ah, the reality-based people who don't paint with a broad brush and who have the ability to understand complex situations without resorting to hateful stereotypes.
There, I fixed it for you.
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Re: Jihadist slaughter at French magazine

Post by IkarisOne » 07 Jan 2015, 1:09pm

Spiff wrote:
IkarisOne wrote:
Silent Majority wrote:Muslims ≠ jihadists.
Ah, the reality-based people who don't paint with a broad brush and who have the ability to understand complex situations without resorting to hateful stereotypes.
There, I fixed it for you.

So you're also saying the Jihadists aren't Muslims. OK.
The gunmen shouted "we have avenged the Prophet Muhammad", witnesses say.

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