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'Please donít be Muslimí: Fears of racial, ethnic profiling in the wake of Boston bombing
The Grio ^ | April 17, 2013 | Zaheer Ali

Posted on 04/19/2013 9:39:32 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican

As the news broke of the explosions at the Boston Marathon on Monday, I thought how horrific and tragic it was that people trained all year for a race that ended for some in the loss of limbs or even death.

Just as my heart went out to the victims of such terrifying violence, my mind raced to thoughts of the perpetrator: “Please don’t be Muslim,” I muttered to myself, joining what seemed to be a global chorus of Muslims on social media, fearing the kinds of ethnic and religious profiling that could fuel calls for violent reprisals against entire communities.

Conservative commentator Erik Rush’s tweet declaring Muslims, “evil” and urging “Let’s kill them all,” certainly did nothing to assuage my fears.

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1 posted on 04/19/2013 9:39:32 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: MinorityRepublican

Pardon me while I puke.


2 posted on 04/19/2013 9:42:04 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

“’Please don’t be Muslim,’ I muttered to myself,”

And now that it was, when is the muslim ‘community’ going to stand and condemn jihad...and mean it...instead of making lame and fallacious excuses for it?


3 posted on 04/19/2013 9:46:43 PM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: Navy Patriot

What other than a Muslim in America would kill maime and terrorize a community other than Muslims!

When it happens no profiling is needed !
When did yuts from the Baptist community kill maime dismember terrorize your neighbors! Why didn’t they set a bomb off on their own block? Because they are all muzzies too!


4 posted on 04/19/2013 9:48:59 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: MinorityRepublican

Oh they so wanted it to be a tea party member....always remember....they do not want us to be political opponents they want to classify there own countrymen as enemies of the state.

This horrific attack was going to be used as...never let a crisis go to waste...it just didn’t go the way they wanted.


5 posted on 04/19/2013 9:50:02 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Navy Patriot
Pardon me while I puke.

Hold it. Get in line. Me first.

6 posted on 04/19/2013 9:50:36 PM PDT by Lent
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To: MestaMachine

moozlums hate you...hate Free America...hate your freedom. moozlums directly and indirectly want you and your children dead.


7 posted on 04/19/2013 9:51:01 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: MinorityRepublican

8 posted on 04/19/2013 9:51:38 PM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

It just occured to me that Mohammedans will probably win converts over this, while not losing any people who are already Moslem.

Not a big number, nothing dramatic, but I think that there are people who respond to something like this by wanting to join these ‘underdogs’, these ‘outsiders’, these dedicated religious people who belong to a religion so different and upsetting to parents, and authority figures, and Christian family members.

It is along the lines of why American females who convert love to wear the costume, it makes them ‘special’, a kind of attention gaining martyr type deal, the ‘center of attention’.


9 posted on 04/19/2013 9:52:28 PM PDT by ansel12 (The lefts most effective position-I'm libertarian on social issues, but conservative on economics.)
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To: MestaMachine

Instead of muttering to himself, this guy needs to shout out to his fellow muslim breathren to no longer behave as savages and come into the 21st century.


10 posted on 04/19/2013 9:56:48 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: MinorityRepublican
“Please don’t be Muslim,”

But it so often is. And most of what transpires immediately afterward is this sort of pity-party, poor little me nonsense couple with blaming everyone else for being skittish of Muslims.

It's old, tired, and pathetic.

11 posted on 04/19/2013 9:58:13 PM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Please be some white guys......Boo Hoo... snif sniff!


12 posted on 04/19/2013 9:58:53 PM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: LittleBillyInfidel

But please, whatever you do, do NOT rush to judgement. Mmmmkayyyy?

Do I really need the /s?


13 posted on 04/19/2013 10:03:14 PM PDT by RedCell (Honor thy Father (9/6/07) - Semper Fi / "...it is their duty, to throw off such government...")
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To: The_Media_never_lie
He cannot talk against Jihad because they will want to kill him if he does!
Beside the fact that Islam is Satan's religion, it's useful idiot followers like him
who are to stupid to understand that it's a cult that deserves to die. The followers just
stand around and do nothing while their leaders call to kill everybody including other Muslims.
14 posted on 04/19/2013 10:04:57 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: MinorityRepublican

Chechen Muslims.


15 posted on 04/19/2013 10:07:52 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: ogen hal

moozlums hate you...hate Free America...hate your freedom. moozlums directly and indirectly want you and your children dead.

Moozlums also committed this horrible crime which killed and maimed so many “real Americans”. All crimes such as this have been committed by moozlums, besides Waco. The government committed that. In Oklahoma, some stupid Americans were involved, but in the bigger picture, it was run by moozlums


16 posted on 04/19/2013 10:09:19 PM PDT by Wj33
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To: MinorityRepublican

“Just as my heart went out to the victims of such terrifying violence, my mind raced to thoughts of the perpetrator: “Please don’t be Muslim,” I muttered to myself, joining what seemed to be a global chorus of Muslims on social media, fearing the kinds of ethnic and religious profiling that could fuel calls for violent reprisals against entire communities.”
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He has that little confidence in his religion of peace and fellow Muslims that his first thought is the possibility of it being a Muslim terrorist? Sounds like Jesse Jackson on walking the streets at night. Maybe his problem isn’t those who he worries will judge, maybe his problem is his fellow Muslims?


17 posted on 04/19/2013 10:09:40 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Give them a taste of their own medicine. They play like they are innocent angels but how do they treat Christians and other religious minorities in their Muslim countries? Don’t these hypocrites know about the persecution that is going on in many countries? How do they talk about Christians in their mosques and around their kitchen tables? Besides they have not been living here for thousands of years as the Christians that they persecute in their own countries. If they do not like it here they can leave since it is not their culture and the longest most of them have been here is a generation. They still have ties to their home countries so why don’t they just leave.


18 posted on 04/19/2013 10:12:09 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: MinorityRepublican
But is was two Muslims.
Your prayers were answered with a resounding NO!

Will you openly denounce them as evil murderers now?

No? Nothing else need be said.

19 posted on 04/19/2013 10:13:35 PM PDT by sarasmom (The obvious takes longer to discover for the obtuse.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Please. The only groups terrorizing Muslims without provocation is other Muslims.


20 posted on 04/19/2013 10:14:01 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: <1/1,000,000th%

The Chechens were simply anti-Soviet Union before they were Islamic Jihadi. Chechnya sides with Hitler in WW II. The Islamists started moving to Chechnya in big numbers during the nineties, in support of the Chechen war against Russia, but the real reason was to break the line of demarcation that separated the Muslim Caucasus from Europe and Russia. The tribal fighting in the area actually worked to protect Europe and the Soviet Union from a Jihadi invasion.


21 posted on 04/19/2013 10:15:25 PM PDT by Eva
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To: MinorityRepublican

“Please don’t be Muslim,” I muttered to myself, joining what seemed to be a global chorus of Muslims on social media, fearing the kinds of ethnic and religious profiling that could fuel calls for violent reprisals against entire communities.
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That’s the frigging problem. What in the L do they think the terrorist is doing setting a bomb next to an 8yr old. And these whiny non-violent Muslims pinch their but over terrorist attacks because they suspect their fellow Muslim first, too. What is that Muslim terrorist doing if not PROFILING a group of people and ENTIRE communities?! GAH! Go cry out of my sight, you spineless wimps.


22 posted on 04/19/2013 10:16:36 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Eva

Interesting. Thanks for the history.


23 posted on 04/19/2013 10:16:48 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: MinorityRepublican

Wonderful sentiments, if true.

However, we can’t help noticing that, in other parts of the world, Moslems were cheering in the streets.


24 posted on 04/19/2013 10:17:54 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Yeah but 99% of Muslims are peace loving, blah,blah,blah.

It’s the 1% of the 2,2Billion that are nuts,

Wait!

That’s 22 million people!

That’s a population larger than 2/3rds of the nations in the UN!

Holly moly!


25 posted on 04/19/2013 10:21:16 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Politically incorrect guide to islam “peace”.

http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/

The first Twin Towers bombing.
The shooting of tourists at the Empire State
building.

Shooting up the LAX El Al counter.

Twin Towers, Pentagon destruction.

Shooting of recruits in North Little Rock Arkansas.

And many many more in the US.


26 posted on 04/19/2013 10:21:23 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Do we now register our pressure cookers?)
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To: ansel12

“It is along the lines of why American females who convert love to wear the costume, it makes them ‘special’...”

You’re right-lib women “feel” for these Kenites while wishing to feel “special”...when their clitoruses are cut off or those of their young daughters’ are removed surgically, they might wake-up, but by then, it’s too late.

Sorry-no sympathy for self-hatred.

(I wonder how many liberal females are on some sort of anti-depressive in this country.)


27 posted on 04/19/2013 10:25:03 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: MinorityRepublican

when ‘moderate’ muslims start condemning these acts and turning in the doers of such deeds THEN AND ONLY THEN will I begin to think that they may have a shred of humanity in them


28 posted on 04/19/2013 10:33:12 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: MinorityRepublican

“Please don’t be Muslim.”

Don’t worry - I won’t.


29 posted on 04/19/2013 10:37:54 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; DKNY; ELS; ...

This is definitely a triple-bagger...

Source ("The Grio") is apparently owned by the National Bolshevik Channel (NBC). Suprise, surprise...

30 posted on 04/19/2013 10:45:10 PM PDT by nutmeg (Rest in Peace, FReeper Extraordinaire Doctor Raoul...)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Don’t act Moslem....

Won’t be none...


31 posted on 04/19/2013 10:54:45 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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32 posted on 04/19/2013 10:56:37 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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Hmmm- seems like cbs,cnbc,msnbc,nbc et al were ‘rpofiling’ the bombers BEFORE anythign was nkown abotu htem- accusingf htem of beign white, right wing, teaparty etc- one ‘reporter’ even wantign them to be white-


33 posted on 04/19/2013 11:07:32 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: LittleBillyInfidel

ghreat poster- someoen shoudl paste them all over cities-


34 posted on 04/19/2013 11:09:35 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: MaxMax

[[He cannot talk against Jihad because they will want to kill him if he does!]]

Correction: He WILL NOT talk agaisnt jihad becasue he’s in agreement with the acts of violence agaisnt infidels


35 posted on 04/19/2013 11:11:19 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: MinorityRepublican
This idiot makes his living off of being racist.


36 posted on 04/19/2013 11:28:18 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Looks like it is too late. The Religion of Peace was once again proved to be anything but peaceful.


37 posted on 04/19/2013 11:42:09 PM PDT by matt04
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To: MinorityRepublican

Oh, I couldnt agree more. If you want to avoid being a member of an insane death cult, please DONT BE MUSLIM!


38 posted on 04/19/2013 11:53:21 PM PDT by ketelone
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To: MinorityRepublican

See tagline.


39 posted on 04/20/2013 1:57:12 AM PDT by EricT. (Another Muslim terrorist. Who saw that coming?)
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To: MestaMachine

They’ll just bitch and moan and act like it’s just not fair. They’ll also continue to support the terrorist religion and go about their normal evils.

Same as after 9/11 and every other islamic atrocity over the centuries.


40 posted on 04/20/2013 2:02:19 AM PDT by Monty22002
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To: MinorityRepublican

They all prayed that prayer to whatever passes for a deity on the left. They prayed it because they knew that the bomber was a Moslem.They pray that their fantasy world is not disrupted yet again.


41 posted on 04/20/2013 2:16:47 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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>> “Please don’t be Muslim,” I muttered to myself,

So, it’s preferred the West implodes under its own weight???

Don’t be an ass, Zaheer Ali. You should hope it’s the act of Islam, not a Westerner. It doesn’t mean you’re responsible.

Islam is a war plan.


42 posted on 04/20/2013 2:20:39 AM PDT by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: Monty22002

Cognitive dissonance.


43 posted on 04/20/2013 2:22:57 AM PDT by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: arthurus

Yup.


44 posted on 04/20/2013 2:23:59 AM PDT by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: Gene Eric

If all the countries that hate us soooo much and see us as “BAD AMERICAN’S”, ask yourself why the hell they eagerly accept all the money we send, all the military power and equipment we send, the free education we give them, a “free” country to migrate to so they can live better than they could ever have imagined .......etc.

Let’s stop all that “free stuff” and give them a REAL REASON to hate us. As Hitlary said, “What difference does it make?” They would damn sure find out quick now, wouldn’t they?


45 posted on 04/20/2013 3:31:50 AM PDT by Progov (I'm for HONEST government)
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To: matt04

What is meant by Islam is the Religion of Peace is that when Islam rules the world, there will then be Peace.


46 posted on 04/20/2013 3:33:51 AM PDT by USARightSide (S U P P O R T I N G OUR T R O O P S)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Time for the” musliums are forced to live in fear due to unjustified backlash from an isolated incident stories! Islam is a religion of peace and we can’t let someone who reacted to the structural unfairness of America stop us from making America more diverse and welcoming to immigrants, if you do that than terror wins” stories.


47 posted on 04/20/2013 5:00:25 AM PDT by bonehead4freedom
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A lib tool on FB posted a meme that went: "Muslims look at terrorists like Christians look at Westboro Baptist Church". So I took it to mean that when it's convenient they will admit WBC isn't representative of Christians. There's that. But I also posted back: WBC exercises their First Amendment rights, vile as their message may be. But Islamic Terrorists kill people.
48 posted on 04/20/2013 5:34:07 AM PDT by GatorGirl (Who is John Galt?)
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To: MinorityRepublican
I am so effing sick of reading about fears of this imaginary backlash against muslims every time they blow up a bunch of people.

Worry about your compatriots who blow people up you jackass! Encourage your people to find out who they are and turn them in.

"Oh no! Somebody blew the legs off a six-year-old girl and splattered her mother's guts on a wall (god be praised)... I hope this doesn't mean that somebody in Iowa might call a devout brother a camel jockey!"

49 posted on 04/20/2013 6:30:52 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

I have one word for ALL Moslems living in America: LEAVE!


50 posted on 04/20/2013 7:00:00 AM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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