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Thread #146989   Message #3405905
Posted By: Jack Campin
16-Sep-12 - 08:58 PM
Thread Name: BS: Jesus F**ks Dog Video
Subject: RE: BS: Jesus F**ks Dog Video
American popular religion doesn't venerate Jesus to anything like the extent it venerates the US military. It's a lot safer to say Jesus was scum than to say American soldiers are scum.

Here's a (hugely popular albeit not very good) movie from the Muslim world where an American soldier gets a well deserved knife in the guts:

Valley of the Wolves, Iraq - final scene

It didn't create much stir in the US mainly because most Americans never got to know the film existed.

Meanwhile in England you get a criminal conviction for saying British soldiers deserve to die:

the railroading of Azhar Ahmed