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Shooting at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by YankeeFan, May 3, 2015.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Probably unrelated:

    A contest for cartoons depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb is on lockdown after authorities reported a shooting outside the building.

    An officer dressed in SWAT gear took the stage toward the end of the event at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland and told attendees, including an Associated Press reporter, that a shooting had occurred. He said one officer and two suspects were shot.

    It wasn't immediately clear if the shooting was related to the event.

    Officer: Shooting at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas - Houston Chronicle
  2. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    They were pissed the Cowboys didn't draft a running back.
  3. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Precisely the objective of the organizers.
    bigpern23 likes this.
  4. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

  5. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

  6. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    Texas ... Where even the artiste set is packing heat.
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    This is a dream come true for everyone there.
  8. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Yep. A butthurt-palooza for everybody concerned.
  9. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

  10. Twirling Time

    Twirling Time Well-Known Member

    Muslims aren't the only ones pining for the Crusades, obviously.

    There is free speech and then there are "fighting words," and this clearly falls under the latter. This event was intended expressly to provoke a reaction, and it just happened that it got one. Shocking.

    The only reason this wasn't a bloodbath was because the organizers (to their credit) spent $10,000 to stake out a SWAT team. The Garland PD reacted quickly and saved a lot of lives.

    Also, these two chumps were clearly not pros. They were likely just a couple of wannabe jihadis from Richardson who thought it would be a great adventure.
    Last edited: May 4, 2015
  11. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    I can't even begin to imagine how pathetic one's life must be to reach the conclusion that it's a good idea to go to Garland, Texas and draw pictures of Mohammed for the express purpose of agitating Mooslims.
    Ace and britwrit like this.
  12. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Texas: Where jihadists or Obama could attack at any moment!
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