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Posted on 02/27/2006 1:28:34 PM PST by Pikamax
Planned Exhibit of Cartoons Protested The caricatures of Muhammad will be displayed at a UCI student forum. Muslims object, and university officials are wary. By Daniel Yi, Times Staff Writer February 25 2006
Plans by a Republican student group at UC Irvine to showcase the controversial cartoons of the prophet Muhammad that led to violent protests around the world are drawing condemnation from Muslim groups and university officials.
The caricatures will be part of a panel discussion sponsored by the campus College Republicans scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m. in UCI's Crystal Cove Auditorium.
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She said Muslim students fear the cartoons will incite violence locally.
I wonder who will start the violence???????
That's just downright insensitive! Heh, heh.
The reactions should be interesting to watch, assuming it takes place. Sounds like a good presentation, showing the hypocrisy and vast difference in how one "group" went batsh*t and the others didn't, and won't.
UCI is located in perhaps the most conservative county in CA. Muslim violence would not be tolerated in most areas including within my range.
Thomas Nast criticized corruption at Tammany Hall.
Ben Franklin was responsible for this cartoon:
The war being waged by jihadists has little to do with cartoons. Among the images in the inflammatory pamphlet was an AP photo of a man at a hog calling contest. Context means nothing when the extremists are changing the captions.
RIGHT NEXT to the Mohommed cartoons should be blown-up images of anti-Semitic cartoons run in Arab newspapers, Pi**-Christ, the Madonna-and-dung piece, etc.
Show the sharp contrast. Jews and Christians endure much more eggregious slandar and ridicule, and we don't get mad or burn buildings. The Muhommed cartoons are innocuous, and people have died.
Wow! I didn't read the article not being a subscriber, but am gratified to learn what your posted.
Frankly, IMO, this is a seminal event.
Sing along now kids: "We are the wooooorld...."
On February 28th, The United American Committee & the College Republicans will host a discussion session at the University of California Irvine with a special 'Unveiling of the Cartoons' in which the controversial Danish cartoons depicting the Islamic prophet Mohammad will be displayed along with Anti-Semitic and Anti-Western cartoons which have been printed in Iran, Saudi Arabia and other Islamic nations, with the panelists commenting on their perspective of each cartoon. The discussion will also address the issue of mainstream Islamic organizations who may act as apologists for terror. Scheduled are a wide range of panelists with in depth knowledge on militant Islam. An open invite is extended to The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR ) who is currently boycotting the event. Organizers of the event plan on having an empty chair for CAIR should they wish to attend or should another mainstream Islamic organization wish to participate in the discussion.
The discussion session promises to be informative for anyone concerned about national security, about alleged issues of anti-Semitism as well as alleged discrimination against Muslim-Americans in the Untied States during the War on Terror. It also will delve into activities of certain groups and will seek to answer questions over exactly where allegiances lie in these troubling times. Anyone interested in how the conflict in the Middle East affects Americans here at home will not want to miss this important event.
These kids have guts!
[The Muslim Student Union] has asked the College Republicans to hold the event without showing the drawings...Muslim students fear the cartoons will incite violence locally.
That is the primary concern of university officials as well, said Sally Peterson, UCI's dean of students.
"Our No. 1 priority is going to be to have a safe and secure event," she said. "The students who want to pursue [this event], I am not sure they understand the impact of their actions."
The most conservative county in CA?????
What are you talking about??? Try going to the true northern California into the northern third of the state!!!! We still lynch liberals up here!!! Not really, but this arrogant statement just proves that the flatlander city slickers of both parties don't even know that the real Northern California even exists.
We exist and are conservative by a large majority.
The state of Jefferson sounds better each and every day!!!
Yep ...I'm guilty of overlooking Northern California.
The state of Jefferson you say? Do you realize how big an influx of rational, entrepreneurial people you'd get if Northern California were to break away & become its own state? (Assuming it dropped all of California's loony leftist & fascist laws & tendencies of course.)
Is there a real seccesion movement for that?
U Cal Irvine is gonna have an event tomorrow night that, if it doesn't get called off, might prove to be a BIG DEAL.
Check it out...and kudos to you ozzies re: Howard and Costello. Bravo!!!
"Anyone interested in how the conflict in the Middle East affects Americans here at home will not want to miss this important event."
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