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NFL Player Puts Islam Above Team
Logans Warning ^ | August 9Th, 2010 | Christopher Logan

Posted on 08/09/2010 12:52:30 PM PDT by Islaminaction

Once again we see Islam being brought into the workplace. Today we learn that Minnesota Vikings safety Husain Abdullah, has decided that fasting and playing at a lower level, is more important than giving it his all for the team.

Even while sprinting in the heat and humidity during drills, sometimes in full pads, Abdullah is adamant about his faith. He will not allow himself so much as a cup of water until the sun sets and before it rises.

“I’m putting nothing before God, nothing before my religion,” Abdullah said. “This is something I choose to do, not something I have to do. So I’m always going to fast.

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1 posted on 08/09/2010 12:52:35 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction

This sort of self absorbed focus will really help the team. I would love to be a fly on the wall in that locker room. Could they trade this guy to the Cowboys? Go Skins.


2 posted on 08/09/2010 12:54:36 PM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: Nachum; 444Flyer; Islaminaction; GeronL; MestaMachine; Mr Inviso; Neoliberalnot; Hodar; ...

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3 posted on 08/09/2010 12:55:05 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction

He’ll see God after the first few hits against the Giants.


4 posted on 08/09/2010 12:55:20 PM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: Islaminaction

Well, he could always get a job driving a taxi in Minneapolis.


5 posted on 08/09/2010 12:55:39 PM PDT by Parmenio
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To: Islaminaction

While I don’t agree with his faith, I agree with his dedication to his faith. I applaud any man who’s principles hold true in every situation. I have risked getting fired for refusing to work on a Sunday, and I would have taken the firing rather than give in.

Ever seen Chariots of Fire?


6 posted on 08/09/2010 12:56:04 PM PDT by ibheath
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To: Islaminaction

So let’s say he collapses of dehydration and is on a life support? Will his religion allow him to be saved? Will his religion and his family be allowed to sue the Vikings for carelessness?...I wouldn’t let him on my football field if he did not play by my rules.


7 posted on 08/09/2010 12:56:19 PM PDT by oust the louse (“When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both.”)
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To: Islaminaction

NFL Player Puts Islam Above Team
August 9, 2010
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Once again we see Islam being brought into the workplace. Today we learn that Minnesota Vikings safety Husain Abdullah, has decided that fasting and playing at a lower level, is more important than giving it his all for the team.

Even while sprinting in the heat and humidity during drills, sometimes in full pads, Abdullah is adamant about his faith. He will not allow himself so much as a cup of water until the sun sets and before it rises.

“I’m putting nothing before God, nothing before my religion,” Abdullah said. “This is something I choose to do, not something I have to do. So I’m always going to fast.

Unfortunately the team is foolishly going along with this.

“Last year it occurred in early September, and we saw a dip in his performance,” coach Brad Childress said. “We said, ‘What’s wrong with Husain Abdullah? It doesn’t seem like he has enough spunk.

“I think we have our arms around it now and know when he is going to wake up and when he is going to eat and what we can pack on him before the sun comes up.”

Obviously he is not a team player, and hopefully his teammates will let him know this


8 posted on 08/09/2010 12:56:19 PM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: b4its2late

When he dies on the field from heat exhaustion I am sure his family will have no problem suing his mortal bosses.


9 posted on 08/09/2010 12:58:16 PM PDT by pennboricua
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To: Islaminaction

The fact that he is a Muslim or that he is fasting doesn’t make him an America-hating terrorist. I’d say this is admirable and I wish more Christian players would put their faith above the game.


10 posted on 08/09/2010 12:58:16 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: Islaminaction

What does he do when he gets the old pigskin tossed his way?


11 posted on 08/09/2010 12:59:20 PM PDT by jessduntno (I wonder...how will third Manassas turn out?)
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To: Islaminaction

It’s cute how the writer assumes he’ll play at a lower level. It’s just daytime fasting, it’s not that big a deal. And it’ll be over before his team actually plays a game that counts anyway. He’s by no means the only athlete to fast during the season for his religion. All the observant Jews in the league will be food free for an entire day right before their second game of the season.


12 posted on 08/09/2010 1:00:53 PM PDT by discostu (like a dog being shown a card trick)
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To: pennboricua
When he dies on the field from heat exhaustion I am sure his family will have no problem suing his mortal bosses.

I would just say, "It's Allah's Will."

13 posted on 08/09/2010 1:00:53 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Terrorists are the least of the problem when it comes to Islam. Muslims like this that push their religion into all aspects of America, are even more dangerous to life as we know it. As a Christian why are you supporting a man following a religion that calls for your dominance?


14 posted on 08/09/2010 1:01:00 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: ibheath
While I don’t agree with his faith, I agree with his dedication to his faith.

Hakeem Olajuwon took that approach during Ramadan with the Houston Rockets. I think it made a great player even greater in his case.

15 posted on 08/09/2010 1:01:00 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: pennboricua

I guess he’s never heard of former Viking Korey (sp?) Stringer.


16 posted on 08/09/2010 1:01:36 PM PDT by VA_Gentleman ("Poor Al Gore. Global warming completely debunked via the very internet you invented." -Jon Stewart)
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To: Sans-Culotte

It’s a big difference between an indoor sport, and an outdoor sport in 90+ degree weather.


17 posted on 08/09/2010 1:02:02 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ibheath

Sandy Koufax wouldn’t play on Saturday.


18 posted on 08/09/2010 1:02:24 PM PDT by csmusaret (A government that can dictate how much water flows into a toilet is a powerful government indeed.)
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To: Islaminaction

Is he first on the depth chart for his position, otherwise he may soon have plenty of time to enjoy his fast.


19 posted on 08/09/2010 1:02:27 PM PDT by AU72
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To: Islaminaction

And yet any display of faith by a Christian is met with disdain.


20 posted on 08/09/2010 1:02:27 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: csmusaret

Koufax wasn’t a day-to-day player, so that really wasn’t a big deal.


21 posted on 08/09/2010 1:03:15 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Islaminaction

Good, now have a heatstroke and die so you can go meet Mohammed in hell.


22 posted on 08/09/2010 1:04:05 PM PDT by Sir Gawain
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To: discostu

He did play at a lower level.

“Last year it occurred in early September, and we saw a dip in his performance,” coach Brad Childress said. “We said, ‘What’s wrong with Husain Abdullah? It doesn’t seem like he has enough spunk.

Try reading next time. Jews are not on a worldwide movement trying to impose a set of barbaric religious laws on all. Muslims are though, so your comparison is not valid.


23 posted on 08/09/2010 1:04:10 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction

Well, that’s an interesting spin, though it says more about you than the player.


24 posted on 08/09/2010 1:04:16 PM PDT by Fundamentally Fair (Bush: Mission Accomplished. Obama: Commission Accomplished.)
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To: dfwgator

The NFL plays everyday? I didn’t know.


25 posted on 08/09/2010 1:04:20 PM PDT by csmusaret (A government that can dictate how much water flows into a toilet is a powerful government indeed.)
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To: ibheath

There was a guy from Brigham Young Univ a few years ago that was drafted pretty high up. Once drafted he said that he couldn’t play on Sundays because he was a Morman & Sundays were for church.


26 posted on 08/09/2010 1:04:24 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: csmusaret

They practice or play everyday.


27 posted on 08/09/2010 1:05:29 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: csmusaret
The NFL plays everyday? I didn’t know.

LOL

28 posted on 08/09/2010 1:05:46 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: dfwgator
It’s a big difference between an indoor sport, and an outdoor sport in 90+ degree weather.

I agree. While I don't have a problem with what this guy is doing; I think the team should have some sort of "out" in his contract. They will not be getting their money's worth with this guy.

29 posted on 08/09/2010 1:05:55 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Fundamentally Fair

It is no spin.....

“Last year it occurred in early September, and we saw a dip in his performance,” coach Brad Childress said. “We said, ‘What’s wrong with Husain Abdullah? It doesn’t seem like he has enough spunk.

Muslims are on a worldwide movement, trying to impose religious laws on all. The religion allows lying, rape, and the extortion of Christians and Jews. Yet here you are supporting it, that say a lot about you.


30 posted on 08/09/2010 1:06:17 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction

So the team nutritionist needs to work with him to make sure he’s handling things. That’s a failure of the team.

Fasting for your religion is fasting for your religion, period. The comparison is valid, no matter how many slurs you want to throw around.


31 posted on 08/09/2010 1:06:35 PM PDT by discostu (like a dog being shown a card trick)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
I’d say this is admirable and I wish more Christian players would put their faith above the game.

I understand your point, but this is a clear example of misplaced priorities coupled with a dose of obnoxious self-righteousness. In this case, why would a faithful Muslim deliberately pursue a career that puts him at odds with the goal of winning football games? Unless of course, it gives him an opportunity to project an inflated sense of self: "Oh, look at me. I'm a faithful Muslim, so you better change all the rules to suit me."

Beyond that, what will be next? Will he demand that he not be interviewed by female sportcasters? Insist that all stadiums point towards Mecca? Demand that a game in play be suspended so that he can pray on the 50-yard-line?

32 posted on 08/09/2010 1:06:44 PM PDT by kromike
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To: ibheath

I, too, can not condemn him for this and Chariots of Fire also came to mind .


33 posted on 08/09/2010 1:08:03 PM PDT by rightthinkingwoman
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To: dfwgator

It was a huge deal during the World Series, and he took a lot of heat for it. You and I should probably leave this topic alone and talk about Tim Tebow.


34 posted on 08/09/2010 1:08:35 PM PDT by csmusaret (A government that can dictate how much water flows into a toilet is a powerful government indeed.)
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To: dfwgator

He’s plays for the Vikings, he’s got a guaranteed 9 dome games a year (8 at home plus one in Detroit).


35 posted on 08/09/2010 1:09:04 PM PDT by discostu (like a dog being shown a card trick)
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To: discostu

What slurs? Point out the worldwide Jewish movement that is looking to impose religious laws on all. Islam allows rape, lying, and extortion. It calls for the dominance and ultimate destruction of Christianity. Do you even realize what you are supporting?


36 posted on 08/09/2010 1:09:31 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction

Carrying a pigskin is against Islamic customs, quit football become a taxi driver.


37 posted on 08/09/2010 1:10:08 PM PDT by usmcobra (NASA outreach to Muslims if I were in charge:The complete collection of "I dream of Jeannie" on DVD.)
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To: discostu

The thing is, even if they wanted to, the Vikes can’t cut him because they know he’ll sue them for discrimination.


38 posted on 08/09/2010 1:10:19 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Islaminaction
“I’m putting nothing before God, nothing before my religion,”...

So, when will you begin converting, enslavng or killing us infidels?

39 posted on 08/09/2010 1:10:19 PM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty too! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: Islaminaction

He is on a “liquids strike” until the return of Brett Favre.


40 posted on 08/09/2010 1:10:39 PM PDT by cornfedcowboy (Trust in God, but empty the clip.)
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To: Islaminaction

I had no clue the Minnestota Vikings coaching staff were a bunch of flakes!


41 posted on 08/09/2010 1:11:13 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: equalitybeforethelaw

Ever hear of a baseball player by the name of Sandy Koufax? Being Jewish, he refused to pitch the first game of the World Series in 1965. The LA Dodgers went on to lose that game 8-2.


42 posted on 08/09/2010 1:11:13 PM PDT by classicly_conservative
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
How do you know they don't? Christians are required to fast and pray to God in secret. They are required specifically not to make an open show, for those who do have received their reward. You see you have judged Christian athletes and exalted a man who worships a false god and fasts to him because he makes an open show of it? Muslims are the kings of open show in order to appear holy or righteous or good yet their god is not God at all. False modesty, fasting in open show,prayer in open facing Mecca, all designed to appear holy.

God in heaven decides who is righteous and righteousness only comes through faith. Faith that God sent his son Jesus to die on the cross, go to hell, take our sickness, our sin, our poverty on him so all those who believe on him can be redeemed back to the Father.

This Muslim is a heretic and a showman as are the rest of them.

43 posted on 08/09/2010 1:11:41 PM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: kromike

It’s one month out of every year, and the way the Ramadan rotates last year was the last year during his career. It ends right before his team’s first game this year, then during the pre-season next year, and in another few years will be over before pre-season even starts.

He’s not really demanding anything, he’s just not eating and drinking during the day.


44 posted on 08/09/2010 1:11:44 PM PDT by discostu (like a dog being shown a card trick)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Opinionated Blowhard wrote:

The fact that he is a Muslim or that he is fasting doesn’t make him an America-hating terrorist. I’d say this is admirable and I wish more Christian players would put their faith above the game.

If more Christian players put their faith above the game, they wouldn’t be ‘working’ (getting paid) on Sunday, now would they?


45 posted on 08/09/2010 1:14:34 PM PDT by Ro_Thunder (Press want Obama = “Camelot II - The Return of JFK”, not “Peanuts II - that’s all you’ll have l)
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To: classicly_conservative

The interesting question was, what if Game 7 of that series fell on a Saturday?

But at least Koufax was good enough to make an exception. This guy is probably in the middle-tier of secondary players.


46 posted on 08/09/2010 1:14:53 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ibheath

“his faith .. his faith”

I know what you’re saying. But I think you have to be careful you’re not accepting the lib premise that it’s all the same, “your faith, his faith, whatever”

Islam is a bald-faced lie. 1600 years after the Old Testament was written they knocked off parts of it & crossed out jewish names & put arab names. Any 5 year old could see that!

It’s the 6th century equivalent of scientology! A farce! Laughable, pathetic fiction. Unfortunately time blurs those edges for most people.

When you stand up for Biblical principles, you are doing something good.

When this guy plays a worse game of football than usual it is because he’s following blatant lies. Following blatant lies arbitrarily is not good. It’s foolish.


47 posted on 08/09/2010 1:15:40 PM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: discostu
All the observant Jews in the league will be food free for an entire day right before their second game of the season.

Yes he will

48 posted on 08/09/2010 1:16:09 PM PDT by HospiceNurse
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To: dfwgator

It’s the NFL they can cut him lose anytime they want, just stick him on the waiver wire and wave bye bye. The NFL is the ultimate fired for “cause” employer. They’d get in trouble if they said they did it because he was Muslim, but there’s no limitation to just getting rid of people because they want to. Heck the way league personnel work they have to have 1 healthy scratch every game (teams can have a 53 man roster but can only dress 52 on game day).


49 posted on 08/09/2010 1:16:14 PM PDT by discostu (like a dog being shown a card trick)
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To: kromike
I’d say this is admirable and I wish more Christian players would put their faith above the game.

You're kidding, right? Have you seen what the media has done to Tim Tebow over the past few years? Raked him over the coals for his Christianity. His religion has become a bigger topic of conversation than his play.

And the Ramadan types who publicly proclaim Islam as the most important thing in their lives? Nary a peep. I can only imagine what would have been written about Tebow had he tried to pull off fasting that would affect his workout/game play.

50 posted on 08/09/2010 1:16:23 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (It's easy being a communist when you're rich.)
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