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Jihad on Cigarettes

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A video of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) — a terrorist organization — seizing and burning hundreds of cigarette cartons in the conquered city of Raqqah, Syria, was recently made.

After dousing the huge pile of cigarette cartons with gasoline, the large crowd starts shouting “Allahu Akbar” (“Allah is greater”) — or “thank God,” according to John Mccain — before setting the huge mass ablaze.

Considering that ISIL in Raqqa has been slaughtering and kidnapping “infidels,” assaulting churches, breaking crosses, and subjugating women, this obviously is small fries for the jihadis.

But it does make for interesting viewing. Less than one minute, the video follows:

  • BulgarWheat

    Touch my smokes you’ll hear that click clack that makes the bowels get weak.