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‘Offensive to Muslims’: Dem congressman calls on FBI to take down photos of terrorists
The Daily Caller ^ | 21 Jun 2013

Posted on 06/21/2013 9:36:32 AM PDT by mandaladon

Always-unfiltered Rep. Jim McDermott penned a letter to FBI Director Robert Mueller Wednesday claiming a Joint Terrorism Task Force ‘Faces of Global Terrorism’ ad is racist.

McDermott, a Democrat from Washington state, voiced his “deep concern” about the ad, which shows mug shots of international terrorists, and asked the FBI chief to “reconsider publicizing” it.

According to McDermott, the “ad featuring sixteen photos of wanted terrorists is not only offensive to Muslims and ethnic minorities, but it encourages racial and religious profiling.”

McDermott continued, “Representing terrorists, however, from only one ethnic or religious group, promotes stereotypes and ignores other forms of extremism. The FBI’s ‘Most Wanted Terrorists List‘ includes individuals of other races and associated with other religions and causes, but their faces are missing from this campaign.”

McDermott’s point is that two of the people on the FBI’s thirty-two person ‘Most Wanted Terrorists List’ do not have connections to Islam.

McDermott concluded that the “bus ad will likely only serve to exacerbate the disturbing trend of hate crimes against Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Muslim-Americans.”

McDermott, who has represented the Seattle area for 24 years, has a long history of unguarded commentary. In the past he has argued that victims of targeting by the Internal Revenue Service brought the trouble on themselves, that the government should issue “gas stamps” to lower-income Americans, and that the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus could be used to deliver groceries to outer space.

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Another example of liberal stupidity and bias.
1 posted on 06/21/2013 9:36:32 AM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

If I had my way, they’d be staring back at the US from a cargo/container ship, headed back to Allah’s Land.


2 posted on 06/21/2013 9:37:36 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: mandaladon

Really? No more wanted photos? It reminds me of that pending bill in NY which would prohibit cops from describing a suspect by anything other than its clothing.


3 posted on 06/21/2013 9:38:07 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: mandaladon

I can’t read the small print on the sign. Does it list a religion for anyone on the poster?


4 posted on 06/21/2013 9:39:04 AM PDT by posterchild
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To: mandaladon
Let's not profile Muslims. Let's not focus on Mosques or Middle Eastern communities. Let's listen to ALL American phone calls. That's an effective use of our resources.
5 posted on 06/21/2013 9:39:23 AM PDT by fhayek
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To: mandaladon

McD is not only a flaming lib but a flaming idiot.


6 posted on 06/21/2013 9:39:34 AM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: mandaladon

But... but ... but ... I thought that terrorists didn’t represent Muslims at large, so said peaceable Muslims wouldn’t be offended if terrorists were called out and identified, if not actually thrilled that they were being sought to be brought to justice. Could I possibly be mistaken here?


7 posted on 06/21/2013 9:40:00 AM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: mandaladon
An interesting fact:

There are several board-certificate medical doctors in Congress. All but one are Republican.

McDermott is the sole Democrat. And he is the only psychiatrist.

Physician, heal thyself.

8 posted on 06/21/2013 9:40:41 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: mandaladon

Try him for treason and execute him.

Not even remotely joking. Enough is enough.


9 posted on 06/21/2013 9:41:03 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: mandaladon

He is the poster boy for the profiling of LibDem idiocy. He should leave office since he is insulting my intelligence.


10 posted on 06/21/2013 9:41:05 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Gaffer

With McDermott with them on the same boat.


11 posted on 06/21/2013 9:42:07 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: mandaladon
According to McDermott, the “ad featuring sixteen photos of wanted terrorists is not only offensive to Muslims and ethnic minorities, but it encourages racial and religious profiling.”

You know what's offensive? Muslim terrorists. Let's kill them all, so the most wanted list shows more white criminals.

12 posted on 06/21/2013 9:42:34 AM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: mandaladon
Yeah, show us the terrorist Presbyterians !
13 posted on 06/21/2013 9:42:50 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: mandaladon

Add McDermott’s picture to the list (uh . . . for ethnic balance).


14 posted on 06/21/2013 9:43:07 AM PDT by YHAOS
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To: jazusamo

“McD is not only a flaming lib but a flaming idiot.”

You’re being redundant.


15 posted on 06/21/2013 9:43:23 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: mandaladon

That sounds like a lawyer’s lament, “Your Honor, How can my client get a fair trial with all this evidence against him?”.


16 posted on 06/21/2013 9:43:41 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: mandaladon

Maybe he would like to publish my name & picture on a wanted poster because I am a Tea Party member.
Once a douche always a douche & this guy is a real douche.


17 posted on 06/21/2013 9:44:11 AM PDT by certrtwngnut (')
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Baghdad Jim, a terrorists best useful idiot.

18 posted on 06/21/2013 9:44:16 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Electorate data confirms Resolute Conservative voted for Soetoro)
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To: mandaladon
How's this?

Wanted: Jim McDermott. Guilty of irredeemable stupidity.


19 posted on 06/21/2013 9:46:09 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: mandaladon

Close most of the post offices due to those mean unfair wanted posters!


20 posted on 06/21/2013 9:46:17 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: mandaladon

Stupid yes, but when you think about ALL the things coming out of the mouths of government officials it is the boldness that should make the American people want and need to revolt.

The progressives (aka people so dishonest they cannot even admit to being communists) firmly believe their time is now. Not content with a complete assimilation of the democrat party they have done an extensive encroachment into the GOP.

They have enough government employees who will be more concerned with keeping and expanding their jobs that the GOP will have a very hard time getting their vote. Anyone proposing a smaller, closer to the constitution, government will be immediately and viciously attacked by government employees, union officials and the propaganda dispensers in the MSM.

The progressives have a lock on most media so they are given so much cover they can proceed with the very few items remaining from the Communist Manifesto and if anyone is unfamiliar with that vile document, take the time to read it and see how much has already been implemented.


21 posted on 06/21/2013 9:47:23 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: mandaladon

This guy is beyond stupid. I suppose he’d want our police to just stay in their precinct offices and wait for criminals to turn themselves in - just to avoid the possibility that our police might profile someone . . . and to prevent the public from seeing them cuff someone of a different persuasion and, heaven forbid, the public might stereotype based on seeing the arrest.


22 posted on 06/21/2013 9:48:28 AM PDT by USNA74
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To: Wurlitzer
 photo GlobalTerror.jpeg...............He thinks this is offensive
23 posted on 06/21/2013 9:48:50 AM PDT by mandaladon (The truth about Benghazi is all I want)
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To: mandaladon
Well Jimmy, if they weren't terrorists, they wouldn't be on the ad now would would they? Seems to me that they brought it on themselves. After all, you did blame tea partiers for being targeted by the IRS.

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24 posted on 06/21/2013 9:49:57 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: mandaladon

lol! I swear, I clicked on this link about twice to make sure it wasn’t some kind of prank from the Onion or something, then I did a search and yes, he did in fact say this. Isn’t it amazing though how only small websites are reporting this and not the MSM?? Not even Foxnews? My God, who are the imbeciles who elected this utter and complete moron?


25 posted on 06/21/2013 9:54:43 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: AtlasStalled; mandaladon
There was a segment on Fox News about this this morning.

Don't know who the guy was that was being interviewed but he ripped McD a new one. One comment was something about McD thinks we should just put smiley faces up with a name so we don't hurt their feelings. LOL!

26 posted on 06/21/2013 9:55:44 AM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: mandaladon

OK, Muslim terrorists are Arab men between the ages of 17-49, and this guy thinks we will make the Muslim extremests angry if we post their pictures telling the world these extremists are extremists. Meanwhile these same extremists post their own pictures with racial slurs and attacks against us. I wonder, what goes through the head of congressmen like this when they are watching the aftermath of another Muslim bombing?


27 posted on 06/21/2013 9:57:15 AM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: mandaladon

Thanks to redistricting, this clown is now my rep. I literally feel disenfranchised.


28 posted on 06/21/2013 9:58:11 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: jazusamo

“just put smiley faces up with a name so we don’t hurt their feelings”

Haha . . . looking for the ubiquitous smiley face . . . put that out in the next APB!


29 posted on 06/21/2013 9:58:26 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: mandaladon

Every terrorist whose picture appears on that ad wants it known that they are terrorists and what their agenda is. They are the bad apples who ruin it for any “mainstream” Muslims out there.

So, who is this guy McDumbsh*t to get in the way of a responsible citizen’s opportunity to collect the reward money?


30 posted on 06/21/2013 9:59:31 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: mandaladon

Yep. Another fine, outstanding, classic example of the brain-rotting, debilitating, no-cure, mental disease known as LIBERALISM. As the disease progresses, it rots out the human brain to the point where the victim becomes “the walking dead”, mentally speaking of course. Those of us in our right minds just call them MORONS.


31 posted on 06/21/2013 10:01:20 AM PDT by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: AtlasStalled

Heck that’s what they do in DFW on the news.
“Rape suspect described as medium build male wearing jeans and dark shirt.”
Well that’s damn specific!


32 posted on 06/21/2013 10:02:40 AM PDT by 9422WMR (: " Tolerance is the virtue of a man who has no convictions".)
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To: 9422WMR

mcdermott is truly a subhuman moron. Those who elect him are like him.


33 posted on 06/21/2013 10:07:19 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: mandaladon
Proper response? Put ads up with McD's face and a caption "This guy doesn't want you to know who the terrorists are".

34 posted on 06/21/2013 10:14:16 AM PDT by Ghost of SVR4
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To: Steve_Seattle

Any pig farms in your area?


35 posted on 06/21/2013 10:22:11 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: mandaladon

They should put pictures of the Baptist, Lutheran and Presbyterian, and Mormon terrorists right next to them.

/sarcasm alert for the slow-witted


36 posted on 06/21/2013 10:22:59 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: mandaladon
the disturbing trend of hate crimes against Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Muslim-Americans.

WHAT DISTURBING TREND???!!!!


It is very sad that CONGRESSMEN can just make statements and they are taken as gospel without ANY proof whatsoever presented to back up their claims!!!
37 posted on 06/21/2013 10:37:45 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (Be the Enemy Within the Enemy Within...)
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To: fhayek
Let's not profile Muslims. Let's not focus on Mosques or Middle Eastern communities. Let's listen to ALL American phone calls.

This crap makes me want to bang my head against a wall!
38 posted on 06/21/2013 10:39:26 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (Be the Enemy Within the Enemy Within...)
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To: mandaladon

Two of the 32 terrorists on the most wanted list are non-Muslim.

One, Daniel Andreas San Diego, is a leftist whacko environmentalist Animal Liberation Brigade terrorist. He is the only non-Muslim Caucasian on the list.

The other, JoAnne Deborah Chesimard, is a leftist whacko black nationalist Black Liberation Army terrorist. She is the only woman on the list.


39 posted on 06/21/2013 10:41:15 AM PDT by magellan
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To: lgjhn23
As the disease progresses, it rots out the human brain to the point where the victim becomes “the walking dead”, mentally speaking of course.

Between the Radical Islamic brain and the brain dead LIV, perhaps Zombies DO exist!!


40 posted on 06/21/2013 10:49:38 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (Be the Enemy Within the Enemy Within...)
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To: mandaladon

41 posted on 06/21/2013 10:49:51 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Gadsden1st
"Any pig farms in your area?"

Actually, I've been told - but can't confirm - that my neighborhood WAS a pig farm before it was developed back in the 50s.
42 posted on 06/21/2013 4:10:33 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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