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Muslim Picked for New Jersey Bench [Gov. Chris Christie appointee]
The New York Times / The Associated Press ^ | January 13, 2011

Posted on 01/14/2011 11:34:02 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Trenton-Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that one of his seven nominees for Superior Court judgeships would be a lawyer who represented many detainees swept up by the government in the post-9/11 dragnet.

The lawyer, Sohail Mohammed, worked in the aftermath of the attacks to try to foster trust between American Muslims and law enforcement, particularly federal officials. He is a board member of the American Muslim Union. Mr. Christie, a United States attorney, was a regular guest at that group’s annual Ramadan dinner and spoke highly of Mr. Mohammed’s work....

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TOPICS: New Jersey; Issues; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: christie; islam; newjersey; rino; sharia
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Is this a good idea?
1 posted on 01/14/2011 11:34:05 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is he a constitutional conservative?


2 posted on 01/14/2011 11:35:09 AM PST by therightliveswithus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The guy is a disaster that the media makes to look like a champion of conservatism.


3 posted on 01/14/2011 11:35:53 AM PST by USSR Didnt Fall
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

if the guy can follow the law and the constitution without legislating from the bench or imposing international or sharia law, then it is not a bad idea.


4 posted on 01/14/2011 11:36:18 AM PST by madamemayhem (defeat is not getting knocked down, it is not getting back up.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Christie is getting more and more disappointing, day by day.


5 posted on 01/14/2011 11:36:31 AM PST by frogjerk (I believe in unicorns, fairies and pro-life Democrats.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

One more reson why you’ll never see me tossing my panties on the stage of the newest political superstar of the moment.

I want them to season a bit to see where they settle.


6 posted on 01/14/2011 11:36:44 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

...time will tell


7 posted on 01/14/2011 11:36:51 AM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s a good idea if we want sharia law.


8 posted on 01/14/2011 11:39:09 AM PST by Cisco Nix (Because the left is ugly and the right is beautiful.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

archies:...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1900096/posts


9 posted on 01/14/2011 11:39:30 AM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
What, no unrepentant neo-Nazis available?


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

10 posted on 01/14/2011 11:41:41 AM PST by The Comedian (Sarah Palin: America's last, best hope.)
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To: The Comedian

“What, no unrepentant neo-Nazis available? “

The article says he’s Muslim. Isn’t that close?


11 posted on 01/14/2011 11:43:05 AM PST by HushTX (I have finally started reading The Federalist Papers. Great stuff!)
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To: frogjerk

This is not good. Christie is a *fanatical* Springsteen fan which means he is an idiot.


12 posted on 01/14/2011 11:43:05 AM PST by Frantzie (Slaves do not have freedom only the illusion of freedom & their cable TV to drool at)
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To: madamemayhem; All
if the guy can follow the law and the constitution without legislating from the bench or imposing international or sharia law, then it is not a bad idea.

From: 6 Muslim men charged with plotting to attack soldiers at Fort Dix, N.J

"If these people did something, then they deserve to be punished to the fullest extent of the law," said Sohail Mohammed, a lawyer who represented scores of detainees after the 2001 attacks. "But when the government says --Islamic militants,' it sends a message to the public that Islam and militancy are synonymous."

13 posted on 01/14/2011 11:43:09 AM PST by frogjerk (I believe in unicorns, fairies and pro-life Democrats.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Poster Boy Blunder!


14 posted on 01/14/2011 11:43:55 AM PST by gitmogrunt
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To: Frantzie
This is not good. Christie is a *fanatical* Springsteen fan which means he is an idiot.

He he...

15 posted on 01/14/2011 11:44:06 AM PST by frogjerk (I believe in unicorns, fairies and pro-life Democrats.)
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To: HushTX

Doesn’t Christie support Bloomberg’s 9/11 Victory Saudi mosque?


16 posted on 01/14/2011 11:44:31 AM PST by Frantzie (Slaves do not have freedom only the illusion of freedom & their cable TV to drool at)
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To: Doogle

no linky no worky


17 posted on 01/14/2011 11:44:31 AM PST by frogjerk (I believe in unicorns, fairies and pro-life Democrats.)
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To: Frantzie
Doesn’t Christie support Bloomberg’s 9/11 Victory Saudi mosque?

Yep.

18 posted on 01/14/2011 11:45:17 AM PST by frogjerk (I believe in unicorns, fairies and pro-life Democrats.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Where are all the Christie for President bandwagoners to defend this? This guy is not a Conservative. He has not done one thing to improve the state. Making strange decisions like this just reinforces the image some of us have who are less than enamored with the man.


19 posted on 01/14/2011 11:46:14 AM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: frogjerk

huh?...just got done reading through the posts.....


20 posted on 01/14/2011 11:46:37 AM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is this a reality TV version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers? What the H-E-Double-Hockey-Sticks has happened to Chris Christie?


21 posted on 01/14/2011 11:48:24 AM PST by BruCru (I think, therefore I am conservative!)
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To: HushTX
The article says he’s Muslim. Isn’t that close?

Muslims are paleo-Nazis. You'd think they'd at least have the smarts to upgrade their PR.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

22 posted on 01/14/2011 11:49:44 AM PST by The Comedian (Sarah Palin: America's last, best hope.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Strike one: Ground Zero mosque
Strike two: 2nd Amendment ignorance
Strike three: muslim judge
Yer Out!


23 posted on 01/14/2011 11:50:00 AM PST by dainbramaged (If you want a friend, get a pit bull.)
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To: frogjerk
"But when the government says --Islamic militants,' it sends a message to the public that Islam and militancy are synonymous."

Illogic. Ignoring the possibility of typical government redundancy, the fact that two words are used as such in itself proves they are not synonymous, or you wouldn't need the qualifier. He's an idiot for that statement.

24 posted on 01/14/2011 11:50:49 AM PST by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Lazlo in PA
He has not done one thing to improve the state.

He did kill Planned Parenthood funding, so I'll give him that and he has taken on the teachers. But we have so many other issues that he has done nothing about, I agree. He hasn't done anything to lift the burdens that businesses face in the state.

25 posted on 01/14/2011 11:51:32 AM PST by frogjerk (I believe in unicorns, fairies and pro-life Democrats.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The American muslim Union has some unsavory connections:

http://creepingsharia.wordpress.com/

In general, it is NOT a good idea to name ANY muslim to the bench, given the drive by islamists to insert sharia law into our legal system.

And we need more civilizational conservatives—NOT just “fiscal conservatives” in elective office. (Remember—in the age of obama, with his unprecedentedly high levels of government spending, nearly anyone can be a fiscal conservative.) Civilizational conservatives stand up for our Judeo-Christian and Euro-American civilization, against islam, the New World Order, and the neo-hippies!!!!


26 posted on 01/14/2011 11:52:46 AM PST by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I think lots of people in America think one Muslim is like the next, that is no more true than saying every American is just like the next one, or every Christian is just like the next. The Westboro folks are a good example.
If the guy can read the Constitution and follow the law, he should do fine.
27 posted on 01/14/2011 11:54:28 AM PST by Jolla
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Is this a good idea?

Decidedly NOT !!

ML/NJ

28 posted on 01/14/2011 12:00:02 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The more the so called conservative top names do things like this the better Palin looks every day..
How about a Palin/Bachmann ticket?
The more I hear about Huckleberry being the top name the sicker I get..I don’t dislike him personally but I don’t see him as a strong conservative. Pawlenty it not on my hit parade list either..Thune is quiet at the moment..he might be worth a good look...Newt..well he can talk well and I would love to see him slay 0bama in a debate but I like many have ??? about him so what are we left with?


29 posted on 01/14/2011 12:06:58 PM PST by celtic gal
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What a tool....


30 posted on 01/14/2011 12:15:16 PM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There’s nothing wrong with infiltrating your enemies Justice system.

/s


31 posted on 01/14/2011 12:30:47 PM PST by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s a bad idea.

That he represented a group of people that have no cultural semblance to the rest of us in no way qualifies him to be a judge over the rest of us.


32 posted on 01/14/2011 12:45:10 PM PST by DannyTN
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

NO NO very Bad Idea!!What is up with this clown doing something like this?


33 posted on 01/14/2011 12:50:22 PM PST by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Interesting email today.. Don’t know how old it is.

We gather here today to share information and knowledge. Intelligence is not merely cold hard data about numerical strength or armament or disposition of military forces. The most important element of intelligence has to be understanding the mindset and intention of the enemy. The West has been wallowing in a state of ignorance and denial for thirty years as Muslim extremist perpetrated evil against innocent victims in the name of Allah.

I was ten years old when my home exploded around me, burying me under the rubble and leaving me to drink my blood to survive, as the perpetrators shouted, ‘Allah Akbar!’ My only crime was that I was a Christian living in a Christian town. At 10 years old, I learned the meaning of the word ‘infidel.’

I had a crash course in survival. Not in the Girl Scouts, but in a bomb shelter where I lived for seven years in pitch darkness, freezing cold, drinking stale water and eating grass to live. At the age of 13, I dressed in my burial clothes going to bed at night, waiting to be slaughtered. By the age of 20, I had buried most of my friends—killed by Muslims. We were not Americans living in New York , or Britons in London . We were Arab Christians living in Lebanon .

As a victim of Islamic terror, I was amazed when I saw Americans waking up on September 12, 2001, and asking themselves ‘Why do they hate us?’ The psychoanalyst experts were coming up with all sort of excuses as to what did we do to offend the Muslim World. But if America and the West were paying attention to the Middle East they would not have had to ask the question. Simply put, they hate us because we are defined in their eyes by one simple word: ‘infidels.’

Under the banner of Islam ‘la, ilaha illa Allah, muhammad

rasoulu Allah,’ (None is god except Allah; Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah) they murdered Jewish children in Israel, massacred Christians in Lebanon, killed Copts in Egypt, Assyrians in Syria, Hindus in India, and expelled almost 900,000 Jews from Muslim lands. We Middle Eastern infidels paid the price then. Now infidels worldwide are paying the price for indifference and shortsightedness.

Tolerating evil is a crime. Appeasing murderers doesn’t buy protection. It earns one disrespect and loathing in the enemy’s eyes. Yet apathy is the weapon by which the West is committing suicide. Political correctness forms the shackles around our ankles, by which Islamist’s are leading us to our demise.

America and the West are doomed to failure in this war unless they stand up and identify the real enemy: Islam. You hear about Cahaba and Salafi Islam as the only extreme form of Islam. All the other Muslims, supposedly, are wonderful moderates. Closer to the truth are the pictures of the irrational eruption of violence in reaction to the cartoons of Mohammed printed by a Danish newspaper. From burning embassies, to calls to butcher those who mock Islam, to warnings that the West be prepared for another holocaust, those pictures have given us a glimpse into the real face of the enemy. News pictures and video of these events represent a canvas of hate decorated by different nationalities who share one common ideology of hate, bigotry and intolerance derived from one source: authentic Islam. An Islam that is awakening from centuries of slumber to re-ignite its wrath against the infidel and dominate the world. An Islam which has declared ‘Intifada’ on the West.
America and the West can no longer afford to lay in their lazy state of overweight ignorance. The consequences of this mental disease are starting to attack the body, and if they don’t take the necessary steps now to control it, death will be knocking soon. If you want to understand the nature of the enemy we face, visualize a tapestry of snakes. They slither and they hiss, and they would eat each other alive, but they will unite in a hideous mass to achieve their common goal of imposing Islam on the world.

This is the ugly face of the enemy we are fighting. We are fighting a powerful ideology that is capable of altering basic human instincts. An ideology that can turn a mother into a launching pad of death. A perfect example is a recently elected Hamas official in the Palestinian Territories who raves in heavenly joy about sending her three sons to death and offering the ones who are still alive for the cause. It is an ideology that is capable of offering highly educated individuals such as doctors and lawyers far more joy in attaining death than any respect and stature life in society is ever capable of giving them.

The United States has been a prime target for radical Islamic hatred and terror. Every Friday, mosques in the Middle East ring with shrill prayers and monotonous chants calling death, destruction and damnation down on America and its people. The radical Islamist deeds have been as vile as their words. Since the Iran hostage crisis, more than three thousand Americans have died in a terror campaign almost unprecedented in its calculated cruelty along with thousands of other citizens worldwide. Even the Nazis did not turn their own children into human bombs, and then rejoice at their deaths as well the deaths of their victims. This intentional, indiscriminate and wholesale murder of innocent American citizens is justified and glorified in the name of Islam.

America cannot effectively defend itself in this war unless and until the American people understand the nature of the enemy that we face. Even after 9/11 there are those who say that we must engage our terrorist enemies, that we must address their grievances. Their grievance is our freedom of religion. Their grievance is our freedom of speech. Their grievance is our democratic process where the rule of law comes from the voices of many not that of just one prophet. It is the respect we instill in our children towards all religions. It is the equality we grant each other as human beings sharing a planet and striving to make the world a better place for all humanity. Their grievance is the kindness and respect a man shows a woman, the justice we practice as equals under the law, and the mercy we grant our enemy. Their grievance cannot be answered by an apology for who or what we are.

Our mediocre attitude of not confronting Islamic forces of bigotry and hatred wherever they raised their ugly head in the last 30 years, has empowered and strengthened our enemy to launch a full scale attack on the very freedoms we cherish in their effort to impose their values and way of life on our civilization.

If we don’t wake up and challenge our Muslim community to take action against the terrorists within it, if we don’t believe in ourselves as Americans and in the standards we should hold every patriotic American to, we are going to pay a price for our delusion. For the sake of our children and our country, we must wake up and take action. In the face of a torrent of hateful invective and terrorist murder, America ‘s learning curve since the Iran hostage crisis is so shallow that it is almost flat. The longer we lay supine, the more difficult it will be to stand erect.

This is all coming true. A non-patriot pro-Muslim is President of this great country. How can this happen?? APATHY, that’s how!!! Send this around.

Brigitte Gabriel is an expert on the Middle East conflict and lectures nationally and internationally on the subject. She’s the former news anchor of World News for Middle East television and the founder of AmericanCongressforTruth.com


34 posted on 01/14/2011 12:52:54 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (demonicRATS= Obama's Mosque, taxes, painful death. Is this what you want?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good grief!!!!!


35 posted on 01/14/2011 12:53:23 PM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What is Christi thinking?


36 posted on 01/14/2011 1:03:41 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So that’s why Christie was all for the Ground Zero Mosque.

A plague on him.


37 posted on 01/14/2011 1:14:58 PM PST by Carley (THE MEDIA UNDERSTANDS CREDENTIALS BUT DOES NOT UNDERSTAND PRINCIPLES)
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To: Frantzie
Christie is a *fanatical* Springsteen fan which means he is an idiot.

Putting politics aside, is there anyone with a real love of music who actually enjoys listening to Bruce Springsteen? Sober?
38 posted on 01/14/2011 1:17:46 PM PST by kenavi (The good ol' US of A: 57 state laboratories for the future.)
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To: kenavi

No.


39 posted on 01/14/2011 1:18:56 PM PST by editor-surveyor (NOBAMA - 2012)
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To: madamemayhem

I’m for letting him have one muslim law - cutting off the hands of thieves.


40 posted on 01/14/2011 2:42:49 PM PST by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (Ask the American Indian what happens when you donÂ’t control immigration)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Say hello to Sharia Law invasion.


41 posted on 01/14/2011 4:49:38 PM PST by CynicalBear
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nothing yet posted on the CAIR NJ website

"Can a true believer in the Islamic doctrine found in the Qur'an swear allegiance to our Constitution?

Mark Levin was one of many who criticized Governor Christie's refusal to condemn the building of the mosque at Ground Zero.

NJ Legislature  e-mail the Senate    sen(last name)@njleg.org   

e-mail the assembly: man  asm last name@njleg.org  woman aswlastname@njleg.org


42 posted on 01/15/2011 12:30:46 PM PST by Coleus (Adult Stem Cells Work, there is NO Need to Harvest Babies for Their Body Parts!)
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To: celtic gal

Is there anything more conservative than a Muslim judge?


43 posted on 01/15/2011 1:01:25 PM PST by kearnyirish2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

My girlfriend is a paralegal who works for a Muslim, Judge. He presides over Family Court cases in Flemington.


44 posted on 01/15/2011 2:35:02 PM PST by alice_in_bubbaland (DeMint/Ryan 2012!!!!!)
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To: madamemayhem

Are you OUT of your MIND????

If Christie does this, and based on his views of the 9-11 Mosque, illegal aliens, the Second Amendment, endrosement of Castel in Delaware, the departure of Jay Webber, a real conservative, from the State GOP Chairmanship, this bloated bag of air will have revealed himself for precisely what he is - a big fat RINO with a fiscally conservative streak.

Don’t tell me I told you so, BUT I TOLD YOU SO!!!!


45 posted on 01/15/2011 8:12:59 PM PST by ZULU (No nation which tried to tolerate Islam escaped Islamization.)
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To: frogjerk

Thanks for the link


46 posted on 01/16/2011 8:45:18 AM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Powerful, isn’t it? I had the honor and pleasure in ‘08 of meeting and hearing Brigitte Gabriel and, although I’d been a growing fan and knew her story (much of it related in your post), watching/hearing her tell it in person brought tears to my eyes. She’s long been a much respected authority on the subject of Islam; world leaders and military have consulted with her on it.

We have GOT to wake up in this country and take it from one
(like her) who really knows. Political correctness be damned. I pray for us to have a new leader who has the knowledge and understanding of this extreme threat and the courage to deal with it, with NO hidden agenda (unlike the current White House occupier). Millions of Americans would stand behind such a leader/President, and indeed are hungering for that.


47 posted on 01/16/2011 8:53:45 AM PST by llandres
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
A good muslim is a dead one, and I still don't trust the dead ones.

The enemy is in the gate.

48 posted on 01/16/2011 8:56:09 AM PST by MaxMax
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To: therightliveswithus

I’m so disappointed and alarmed to hear this about CC, especially after just hearing him talk sense on FNS. Surely he’s just ignorant and misguided, and needs a crash course in Islam FAST.


49 posted on 01/16/2011 8:56:19 AM PST by llandres
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To: frogjerk

You know I was thinking just the opposite.


50 posted on 01/16/2011 9:15:37 AM PST by Valin
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