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The Most Persecuted Religion
Wall Street Journal, by Abraham Cooper, John Huffman*

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 12/21/2012 7:50:50 PM

At the height of the Nazi Holocaust, the wretched human cargo spilling out of cattle cars onto the platforms of Auschwitz was immediately subject to a brutal selektion by the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele, whose flick of a finger to the left meant immediate death in a gas chamber; to the right, slave labor and slow death from starvation or disease. Fast forward to 2012 Nigeria, where a latter-day incarnation of selektion has been used—this time not against Jews, but against Christians. Nigeria is the most populous black nation on earth. Among its chief blessings are oil and a

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ravenhaven, 12/21/2012 8:22:25 PM     (No. 9078626)

John Kerry, reporting for duty.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: youngtexan, 12/21/2012 8:23:37 PM     (No. 9078628)

My youngest son goes to a local Catholic School and his GYM teacher is from Nigeria. He fled and came here Sept 2011.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: neanderthal, 12/21/2012 8:40:34 PM     (No. 9078638)

So? During the 20th century, more Christians were killed for being Christians than during the whole 2000 year history of the religion put together. So what´s the big deal about today. It´s just more of the same.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: beancounter, 12/21/2012 9:46:21 PM     (No. 9078700)

This is why the claim, made popular by Ron Paul among others, that terrorism was just the chickens coming home to roost against Americans. It doesn´t explain the terrorism against non-Muslims in almost every country from Nigeria to the Philippines.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: altoona, 12/21/2012 10:25:00 PM     (No. 9078723)

A grave concern in which the preezy has absolutely no interest.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/21/2012 10:40:43 PM     (No. 9078737)

#3´s point is absolutely correct. In Nigeria, the North is mostly warlike Muslims. The South is mostly peaceful Christians. Unfortunately for the Christians, most of the oil wealth is in the South. The Muslims are constantly scheming to take the oil away from the Christians. And through brute force, they succeed. There has been perpetual war since the Brits gave up and left the country.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/21/2012 10:50:17 PM     (No. 9078744)

Where is the outcry for Christians ?

No mega churches protesting ?



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Reply 8 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 12/21/2012 11:42:21 PM     (No. 9078782)

Big box discount churches will have little to say on the subject of Christians being murdered in Nigeria. Perhaps they will decry the martyrdoms in a general sense, but will lift no finger to move our government to do a thing. To thine own self be true seems to be the motto of the American Church these days.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/22/2012 3:16:55 AM     (No. 9078882)

Why isn´t Rice over there working on a profit sharing agreement? No doubt she´s a tag along to Hawaii.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jlw509, 12/22/2012 1:35:55 PM     (No. 9079608)

"A Pew Forum study last year found that Christians are persecuted—by independent groups or governments—in 131 of the 193 countries in the world."

The media don´t cover much or any of this. I suppose they might if it involved Kardashians.



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