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Muslim Cabbie kicks out family for carrying wine
Atlas Shrugs ^ | Apl 14 ,2012 | Pamela Geller

Posted on 04/14/2012 11:56:29 PM PDT by expat1000

Imposing Islam on the public square, the taxi edition. We have seen these attempts to impose sharia on taxi passengers in the US as far back as 2006.

A Muslim taxi driver has been sacked after refusing to let a family take an unopened bottle of wine into his car because it went against his religion.... cue the bomb threats.

Cartwrights Photo:rights were kicked out of a cab by a Muslim driver because they had alcohol with them

MUSLIM CABBIE KICKS OUT FAMILY FOR CARRYING WINE Express.com (hat tip David W)

A MUSLIM taxi driver has been sacked after refusing to let a family take an unopened bottle of wine into his car because it went against his religion. Adrian Cartwright, 46, booked the cab to take his wife and young daughter on a five-minute journey to an Indian restaurant for an early evening meal.

But he was left fuming when the private hire driver booted them out of the taxi after he spotted they had an unopened bottle of white wine. Mr Cartwright later wrote about the incident in detail on Facebook – prompting the driver’s Asian-run taxi firm to sack him.

He said: “We all got inside the car and the driver said: ‘Is that alcohol?’ When I said ‘yes’ he replied: ‘I am sorry but I can’t allow it in my cab – it’s against my religion’.

“I knew it wasn’t worth arguing so we had to get out.”

He added: “The meal I had that evening was a Halal meal, whose methods I don’t agree with, but tolerate out of respect.

“I expect anyone offering a public service to do the same, and will be contacting the licensing department to suggest that the driver is politely asked to do so, or hand his badge back.”


TOPICS: Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: islam; muslim; muslims; rop

1 posted on 04/14/2012 11:56:31 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000

Tolerate disrespect and this is what you get. “ I ate a halal meal, but disagree with it”.


2 posted on 04/15/2012 12:11:32 AM PDT by IamCenny
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To: expat1000

I’d like to sneak a bottle of cheap booze into his Taxi and pour it out onder his seat. He’d smell it pretty quick.


3 posted on 04/15/2012 12:15:17 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: expat1000

Then all Muslims must not eat fruit or grains, as carbs are converted into alcohol in the digestive tract and all fruits naturally contain traces of alcohol. Ketogenic diet for them.


4 posted on 04/15/2012 12:15:29 AM PDT by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: expat1000
A Muslim taxi driver has been sacked after refusing to let a family take an unopened bottle of wine into his car because it went against his religion.

Bravo to the cab company. If the driver isn't willing to fulfil the requirements of the job - like carrying paying customers - then he's gone.

5 posted on 04/15/2012 12:16:00 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: unkus

Strain it through your kidneys first.


6 posted on 04/15/2012 12:16:36 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: expat1000

What would this driver had done if you weren’t carrying a bottle of wine but you had recently drank a bottle of wine, i.e. your stomach was now the container?


7 posted on 04/15/2012 12:33:00 AM PDT by monocle
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To: ThunderSleeps

LOL

Or, do both.

They should go back to whatever litter box they came from anyway.


8 posted on 04/15/2012 12:58:35 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: expat1000
Did Mr. Cartwright write down the cab's company and registration?The driver's name? I'm aware as a private party the driver may be able to do so, but consumers have right to know the information of which company they might want to avoid.
9 posted on 04/15/2012 12:59:53 AM PDT by paudio (no tagline for now...)
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To: monocle

What would this driver had done if you weren’t carrying a bottle of wine but you had recently drank a bottle of wine, i.e. your stomach was now the container?


Good point.

Tell the driver you really enjoyed all that good wine just before you got in his caab.


10 posted on 04/15/2012 1:01:21 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: paudio

Oops... the cab company had done the right thing actually.


11 posted on 04/15/2012 1:01:42 AM PDT by paudio (no tagline for now...)
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To: unkus

Why?


12 posted on 04/15/2012 1:04:17 AM PDT by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: ThunderSleeps

Like someone that works at a pharmacy refusing to sell contraceptives?


13 posted on 04/15/2012 1:05:19 AM PDT by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: stuartcr

Why?


To irritate a Muslim.


14 posted on 04/15/2012 1:13:29 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: paudio

[Did Mr. Cartwright write down the cab’s company and registration?The driver’s name? I’m aware as a private party the driver may be able to do so, but consumers have right to know the information of which company they might want to avoid.]

Did you only read the headline? The taxi company fired him.


15 posted on 04/15/2012 1:21:43 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: unkus

You probably need to review your priorities.


16 posted on 04/15/2012 2:29:15 AM PDT by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: bjorn14

Yep, my bad. Realized it after I posted the question.In fact, link on the article gives more information about the company. It’s a Muslim cooperative.


17 posted on 04/15/2012 2:54:09 AM PDT by paudio (no tagline for now...)
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To: expat1000
Let's see it is against the Muslim's religion to drink wine so he thinks no one else should even have a bottle of it? How is that against his religion? Just another Muslim trying to force his life style on all the infidels.

I would NOT get out of a cab if some dumb a**ed driver told me to exit for carrying a bottle of alcohol. I would tell him to call a cop and we would see who did what after that.

If I remember correctly one of them tried to throw a blind man out of his cab because he had his seeing eye dog with him. That one didn't work either, IIRC.

18 posted on 04/15/2012 3:06:36 AM PDT by calex59
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To: expat1000
A bit more of the story...which happened in Britain:

"Mr Cartwright complained to Borough Cars in Royton, near Oldham, Greater Manchester, and the self-employed cabbie was fired 30 minutes later.
The firm, a co-operative of 70 predominantly Muslim drivers, apologised and sent another driver two minutes later.
In an emergency meeting of its chairman and four directors, the firm then decided to dismiss the unnamed driver, thought to be in his 20s, who had only been working for the company for 10 weeks."

It appears the matter was dealt with very quickly.

19 posted on 04/15/2012 3:19:59 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: expat1000
More to the story at:
Muslim cabbie kicks out family for carrying wine

Frankly and IMO, the Atlas Shrugs website, which I visit often and generally like, is engaging in a bit of dog'n'pony show with this one. Ms. Geller is being a bit of a sensationalist here.
20 posted on 04/15/2012 3:23:32 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: expat1000

The gasoline he buys fir his cab; does it contain ethanol?


21 posted on 04/15/2012 4:02:24 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: LukeL

Yea Mad mo did not want anyone to sit back with a nice glass of vino because once they relaxed and let go of all the forced down the throat doctrine, they would simply tell Mohamm to F off dweeb boy...

They love to say the ten commandments, and Jesus were lead ups to Mad mo, but there is no thou shalt not have a glass of wine in there, and Jesus declared, it’s not what goes in our mouths that defiles us.....uhhhh another baldface lie by Mad MO...Hey Islam, jump out of the madness for a moment, breathe deep and convert to Christianity and throw down the I am a thug, and fake goodness mentality..


22 posted on 04/15/2012 4:25:06 AM PDT by aces
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To: aces

Maybe all cabs should have a “moozlum driver” sticker so the potential fare can choose whether to finance such lunacy or ride with someone who isn’t a moozlum.


23 posted on 04/15/2012 4:46:16 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: LukeL

These people should not be using cell phones or chordite, either. Mohammed didn’t use them so they shouldn’t use them either.....


24 posted on 04/15/2012 5:14:53 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: hal ogen

I like that,LOL...


25 posted on 04/15/2012 5:23:55 AM PDT by aces
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To: expat1000

If your going to post this stuff how about identifying the location ?


26 posted on 04/15/2012 5:28:44 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (The best way to punish a - country is let professors run it. Fredrick the Great p/p)
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To: expat1000

But a landlord who refuses to rent to homosexuals is punished.


27 posted on 04/15/2012 5:31:12 AM PDT by daniel1212 (Come to the Lord Jesus as a damned+morally destitute sinner,+trust Him to forgive+save you,+live....)
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To: mosesdapoet

Seeing the drivers described as “Asian” pinpoints it to Britain, where’s it’s politically incorrect to CALL a Muslim a Muslim if you’re not one. Cabbie was likely of Pakistani or Indian descent. . .


28 posted on 04/15/2012 5:44:24 AM PDT by Salgak (The Energizer Border: I **DARE** you to cross it. . . .)
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To: expat1000
Beheading infidels = good.

Open container of wine = bad.

Give me a break from these clowns...Islam is a totalitarian political system, NOT a 'religion'.

29 posted on 04/15/2012 5:51:05 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: stuartcr

Mind your own business.


30 posted on 04/15/2012 9:22:00 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus

Sorry, can’t do that, this is the internet. What’s here, is everyone’s business.

Cheers


31 posted on 04/15/2012 4:22:45 PM PDT by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: expat1000

Fire him! I tell cab phone receptionists to NOT send a Muslim. If they do, I want take the taxi. They should never be hired if they can’t serve the public. Indeed, deport the bastard.


32 posted on 04/15/2012 4:28:22 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: stuartcr

If I work at a pharmacy that sells contraceptives, and I refuse to go along with store policy, the store owner has every right to send me packing.

If this jackass cab driver owned the cab company, which he probably will one day if Obama gets his way, then he too would have every right (IMO—local ordinances might differ) to carry only the passengers he deems fit.

You own it, you run it. You work there, you’d better listen to the boss, within the law, of course.


33 posted on 04/15/2012 4:39:20 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: stuartcr

Cheers!


34 posted on 04/15/2012 4:43:32 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: monocle

Barf all over the back seat of the cab!


35 posted on 04/15/2012 9:16:09 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world and I love you <3)
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To: expat1000

Hope they sue the cab company


36 posted on 04/15/2012 9:18:54 PM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: expat1000

I’d love to get in this bastard’s taxi eating a BLT.

By the way, do you know how muslim taxi drivers are like billiard balls? The harder you hit them, the more English you’ll get!


37 posted on 06/16/2012 8:09:45 AM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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