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Media ignore one key fact about Paris rioters: they’re mostly Muslims
Town Hall ^
| Joel Mowbray
Posted on 11/10/2005 12:31:03 PM PST by emiller
The rioters who have terrorized Paris for two weeks now have been called many things by the mainstream media: poor, disaffected, disenfranchised, mostly immigrants or children of. But one label applied to them in passing, if at all, is one that is certainly not unimportant or irrelevant: Muslim.
Anyone reading the accounts of perhaps the most respected news organization on earth, the Associated Press, would have no clue that Muslims were primarily behind the riots. Ditto for those consuming the BBC, though at least that is a little less surprising. And while Reuters, the New York Times, and the LA Times each feel compelled to mention that many rioters are Muslim, they treat that fact as, at most, incidental. (As Daniel Pipes has noted, the situation in the French media is no different.)
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: france; french; frenchmuslims; insurgency; intifada; islam; jihad; msm; muslim; newsblackout; parisriots; quagmire; riots; surrender; terrorism; uprising
Say it ain't so... I liked when the "pirates" shot RPG's at the cruise ship from rubber rafts. "Blackbeard" wouldn't have done that! "The Flying Dutchman" from Spongebob wouldn't have done that- and he's a ghost.
I rest my case.
posted on 11/10/2005 12:31:05 PM PST
posted on 11/10/2005 12:32:35 PM PST
(Don't just complain. Do something productive! >> www.clubforgrowth.org <<)
Eees not a gang, eees a club.
posted on 11/10/2005 12:33:36 PM PST
(I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
All they need is Midnight Basketball...
"...ignore the fact that rioters are Muslims..."
That would be like writing a history about World War II without mentioning Adolf Hitler.
I don't see any of ze muslims. Zay are youths!
Excuse me while do ze pee in my pants IHillary - by Atlas Shrugs
posted on 11/10/2005 12:46:54 PM PST
(Politicians Are Like Diapers, Both Need To Be Changed Often And For The Same Reason!)
The media is not ignoring the fact that the rioters are muslim; it's purposely covering up that fact for a reason - radical muslims are the allies of the Marxists in the MSM.
"Burn, Baby, Burn" is a major tenet of the MSM.
posted on 11/10/2005 12:49:25 PM PST
(Member of the Arbor Day Foundation, travelling the country and destroying open space)
Shhhh! Someone may be listening.
Oh, I forgot about that social engineering gem.
I've heard people in this forum argue that it has nothing to do with religion since most of these disaffected rioters are SECULAR.
These paragraphs tell us that there is something more to it than meets the eye ....
Treating its readers with a modicum more respect, the NY Times at least acknowledged that a majority of the youths committing the acts are Muslimbut buried that tidbit more than 1,000 words into a 1,400 article. And in the same sentence, the paper hastened to add that the mayhem has yet to take on any ideological or religious overtones.
No religious overtones? Then why did many of the rioters, after a canister of tear gas rolled up to the steps of a mosque on Day 4, reportedly declare that their actions were a Jihad?
The Jihad chants were only reported by the mainstream media, it appears, by Newsweeks Christopher Dickey in a piece for the November 14 issue titled, Rage on Rue Picasso: Will the riots swell the ranks of jihadists in Europe?
Of course everyone knows that the fact that the rioters are primarily Muslim is significant. How is a different question. But it is self-evident that the violence is largely unique to Muslims. Thats why even the AP and the BBC, both of whom otherwise pretend to be blind to the religion of those destroying whole towns, mention that it is Muslim leaders urging calm.
The BBC, while engaging in absurd acrobatics in its reporting on the riots to avoid even the mention of the word Muslimunless its to describe those calling for peacehas an entire series on the state of Muslims in France. It is labeled background for the riots storiesand it was only kicked off after the riots had raged for several days.
The role Islamwhether as opportunistic rallying cry, through hateful teachings in the name of the religion, or otherwiseplayed in the riots is something we might not know for some time. If ever. But it is certainly relevant. So why do so many in the mainstream media consider it not even worth mentioning?
Never forget the really really good ones!
To: emiller; All
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No, I am not exaggerating. Click the pic, go to "last," and read backwards.
If you are not informed about this stuff, you will be made sick. If you are informed, you will be made mad, all over again.
Then, there is this little problem...
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posted on 11/10/2005 12:56:17 PM PST
(Anyone recall "A Clockwork Orange?")
So much for the radical Amish theory.
posted on 11/10/2005 1:04:37 PM PST
("...moral principle, the sine qua non of an orderly society." --Judge Edith H. Jones)
THis isn't anything new. I have a friend who lived in France for 4 years. She said Ramadan riots always happened. The places that were heavily muslim were to be avoided at the risk of one's health. That was about 6 years ago.
posted on 11/10/2005 1:13:56 PM PST
(The truth shall set you free, but lying to yourself turns you French.)
You mean some are not?
"perhaps the most respected news organization on earth, the Associated Press"
Surely you jest.
posted on 11/10/2005 1:17:30 PM PST
by Savage Beast
(The internet is the newspaper of record--and the newsmedia of truth.)
To: henderson field
The MSM is hopeless. Their alliegience to political correctness is costing them millions as fewer and fewer every year trust them. Soon they will only be writing and broadcasting for and to each other. WE HAVE THE INTERNET! We don't need them any more.
posted on 11/10/2005 1:19:49 PM PST
radical muslims are the allies of the Marxists in the MSM
I know this is true but I don't get why it is true. For one thing, the MSM newsrooms are full of working chicks. Do they not have the necessary 16 brain cells it takes to imagine a world run by Islamofacists... and the eventual place women will occupy in that world?
Bush seems to have felt that bringing democracy to Iraq would shake up the Muslim world.
Perhaps it has.
posted on 11/11/2005 7:29:54 AM PST
(11/11 Armistice -- Libs think US troops freeing France is AOK, but US troops freeing Iraq is BAD.)
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