Skip to comments.Congressman Demands “More Balanced” Campaign against Terrorism
Posted on 06/23/2013 10:23:43 AM PDT by John Semmens
Representative Jim McDermott (D-Wash) directed pointed criticism at the FBIs focus on Islamic terrorists. His criticism was sparked by a bus ad that featured photos of 16 suspected terrorists that the agency is trying to apprehend. McDermotts beef is that all 16 of the suspects featured in the ad are Islamic.
I find it highly offensive that the FBI is concentrating on Muslims to the exclusion of other racial and religious groups, McDermott said. Our anti-terror campaign needs to be more balanced.
Whether an anti-terror campaign could be more balanced is problematic. All but two of the FBIs top 32 most wanted terrorism suspects are Muslims. An FBI spokesman explained that the bus ad isnt intended to be a comprehensive capsule of the Agency total efforts. It is just a snapshot aimed at informing citizens.
McDermott wasnt mollified by the FBIs explanation, insisting that they arent trying hard enough. Going after the guys who are setting bombs and hijacking airlines is obvious and easy. What about the more subtle threats posed by groups like the TEA Party that the IRS has ferreted out?
The Congressman pledged to work with my colleagues in the House to draft legislation that will end the discriminatory bias that has characterized our policy thus far. At the very least, there ought to be target quotas to produce a wider array of ethnic, racial, and religious terrorist suspects.
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Sorry dim Jim, just can’t seem to come with any white Catholic’s that can be added to the list.
Hey,Jim....how’s that rectal syphilis of yours coming along?
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I find it highly offensive that the FBI is concentrating on Muslims to the exclusion of other racial and religious groups, McDermott said.
I find it highly offensive that a US Congressman is this stupid. Since the main goal of muslims is to destroy America and that they are responsible for more terrorist attacks and killings then any other 3 groups together, then it stands to reason the most wanted terrorist will e muslims.............
The point is that words have no meaning, especially words that imply value judgments. Their use is of necessity arbitrary since they have no meaning except “approved” or “disapproved.” Arbitrary words connoting value should be balanced among population groups as defined by God’s Brain (Liberal professors) so that they are not weighted against one group unFAIRly.
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