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It’s easy to paint with broad brushes. After all, it “feels” like not all Muslims are denouncing the actions of ISIS. Well, a few decades ago, not all Christians condemned the bombing of abortion clinics. It’s the nature of narrow ideologies.
originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
a reply to: criticalhit
That isn't the America I am part of.
But at the end of the day, Lady Liberty didn't clarify that she wouldn't accept weary, tired, huddled masses of non-muslim's only.
After 1924, Ellis Island became primarily a detention and deportation processing station.[19
During and immediately following World War II, Ellis Island was used to intern German merchant mariners and "enemy aliens"—Axis nationals detained for fear of spying, sabotage, and other fifth column activity. In December 1941, Ellis Island held 279 Japanese, 248 Germans, and 81 Italians removed from the East Coast. U
The Internal Security Act of 1950 barred members of communist or fascist organizations from immigrating to the United States. Ellis Island saw detention peak at 1,500, but by 1952, after changes to immigration law and policies, only 30 detainees remained.[
Youre tripping over yourself trying to be more PC than the next guy and not making any sense in the process. Youre anti-hate. Nothing wrong with that and i get it, but in the wake of 80 killed, to pretend there are no precautions one should take regarding Muslims IS, in fact...stupid.
The Packers' Aaron Rodgers said comments were indicative of "the kind of prejudicial thinking" that got us here
Green Bay Packers’ quarterback and former NFL and Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers spoke to reporters about Islamophobic comments that could be overheard during Sunday’s moment of silence for the victims of Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris.Rodgers declined to repeat the comments he heard shouted from the stands, but he used the post-game press conference to speak out against the “prejudicial ideology” that he felt motivated the fan to shout them.
“I admit, though, I was very disappointed with whoever the fan was who made a comment that I thought was really inappropriate during the moment of silence,” Rodgers continued.