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Posted on 08/10/2006 1:55:04 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
US Muslims bristle at Bush term "Islamic fascists" Thu Aug 10, 2006 3:07 PM ET
By Amanda Beck
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Muslim groups criticized President George W. Bush on Thursday for calling a foiled plot to blow up airplanes part of a "war with Islamic fascists," saying the term could inflame anti-Muslim tensions.
U.S. officials have said the plot, thwarted by Britain, to blow up several aircraft over the Atlantic bore many of the hallmarks of al Qaeda.
"We believe this is an ill-advised term and we believe that it is counter-productive to associate Islam or Muslims with fascism," said Nihad Awad, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations advocacy group.
"We ought to take advantage of these incidents to make sure that we do not start a religious war against Islam and Muslims," he told a news conference in Washington.
"We urge him (Bush) and we urge other public officials to restrain themselves."
Awad said U.S. officials should take the lead from their British counterparts who had steered clear of using what he considered inflammatory terms when they announced the arrest of more than 20 suspects in the reported plot.
Hours after the news broke, Bush said it was "a stark reminder that this nation is at war with Islamic fascists who will use any means to destroy those of us who love freedom, to hurt our nation."
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I agree--I much prefer "Islamofascists."
I thought he said 'radicals'.
How about 'Fascistic Islamists'?
Well as the prophet once said, "If the shoe fits, you probably don't have enough explosives in it".
Guess it hit a little too close to home.
What in the world do they want us to call this???..just the religion of peace at work????
I second that!
I was at wrk while Bush made his speech today, so I did not get to hear it. But, if CAIR is pissed, it must hav been on the right track.
Islamic Nazis would have worked as well IMO.
CAIR is evil.
I am sick that there are things called American Mooselimbs!
I 'bristle' at that term also; I prefer IslamoCommies.
The irony had to be visible dripping from Mr. Awad's mouth.
I'd prefer the term Islamic National Socialism. Islamic fascism implies a well-thought out political and economic system, not merely a cult worship of death, destruction, and power.
Ah well, this makes so much sense as "Islamikazi freaked-out wackos" has already been taken.
I prefer cannon fodder
My grandmother used to say "hit pigeons flutter"
How about Islamic terrorists? Islamic killers?
What do these people what? They are Islamic. Deal with it.
Maybe we all would not think that the word is quite alright if CAIR ever came out condemning the acts instead of those who talk about them.
Dear US Muslims:
GET OVER IT. If so-called Muslim "moderates" continue to be in denial about their Islamofascist brethren who are out to destroy Western civilization, then please SHUT UP when our president states the obvious. Funny how all terrorists, homicide bombers, Hezbollah, etc all have one thing in common...they're all Muslims!
The Muzzies doth protest too much, methinks.
Damn our President, he's going to start WW4 by hurting someone's feelings. We all know Chia Head Kim Chong Il and Mad Dog Ahmad from Iran only went forward with developing nukes because George Bush hurt their feelings when he called them part of the axis of evil.
Here, let me do my part:
Tony Snow will be issuing an apology in time for the evening network newscasts.
And plotting to kill thousands of innocents doesn't?
That would be a perfect graphic of it said cult of peace instead of religion.
Comes close to perfect though. Good job.
The phrase "tough shite" comes to mind
When I read that some of their Islamofacists friends are trying to murder civilians I get a little inflamed myself. So what I'm saying is I don't care if they get their little turbans in a twist.
How about "BLOODTHIRSTY MOHAMMADIANS", then?
Sheesh, file this under the "IF THEY KILL OVER SOME STUPID CARTOONS, THEY WILL GO NUCLEAR IF THEY ARE CALLED FASCISTS" file.
How about Islamic-murdering-barbarian bastards?
That ought to excite them.
Deport them now. They are not open to discussion of what the problem is. The first step to solving a problem...is realizing you have one. This is insantiy to let these people stay here.
What are we supposed to call them, "The Knights of Allah?" It's a fairly descriptive phrase. Or would CAIR prefer we just say "Muslims" when we mean terrorists.
This first reaction from CAIR just confirms my thoughts about them.
================= EXHIBIT 1 ================
Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay attacked by Islamic terrorists.
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London attacked by Islamic terrorists.
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Madrid attacked by Islamic terrorists.
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AMERICANS MURDERED ON A BRIDGE IN FALLUJA BY ISLAMIC SUBHUMAN TERRORISTS
================= EXHIBIT 5 ================
TORTURE OF AMERICANS BY ISLAMIC SUBHUMAN TERRORISTS.
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VERY PARTIAL LIST OF ISLAMIC TERRORIST ACTIVITIES
Full list is pages and pages and pages and pages.
1968 Robert Kennedy assassinated
1972 Munich Olympics Sep-5,1972 (Black September)
1976 Entebbe Hostage Crisis, June 27, 1976
1979 Iran Hostage Crisis, Nov. 4, 1979 444 days
1979 Grand Mosque Seizure, Nov 20,1979
1981 Assassination of Egyptian President, Oct 6,1981
1982 Assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister, Sept 14, 1982
1983 Bombing of US Embassy in Beirut6, April 18,1983
1983 Bombing of Maring Barricks, Beruit, Oct 23,1983
1984 Hizballah Restaurant Bombing, April 12,1984
1985 Egyptian Airliner Hijacking, Nov 23,1985
1985 Rome Airport murders
1985 TWA Flight 847 hijacked, U.S. Navy diver murdered
1985 Achille Lauro hijacking, Homacidal maniac lived in saddams Iraq
1986 Aircraft Bombing in Greece, March 30, 1986
1988 Pan Am 747 Flight 103 Bombing, Lockerbie, 100's murdered
1988 Berlin Discoteque Bombing, Dec 21,1988
1992 Bombing in Israeli Embassy in Argentina, March 17,1992
1993 Attempted Assassination of Pres. Bush Sr., April 14,1993
1993 First World Trade Center bombing, February 26th, 7 Killed, Hundreds injured, Billions
1994 Air France Hijacking, Dec 24,1994
1995 Attack on US Diplomats in Pakistan, Mar 8,1995
1995 Military Installation Attack, Nov 13, 1995
1995 Kashmiri Hostage taking, July 4,1995
1996 Khobar Towers attack
1996 Sudanese Missionarys Kidnapping, Aug 17,1996
1996 Paris Subway Explosion, Dec 3,1996
1997 Israeli Shopping Mall Bombing, Sept 4, 1997
1997 Yemeni Kidnappings, Oct 30,1997
1998 Somali Hostage taking crisis, April 15,1998
1998 U.S. Embassy Bombing in Peru, Jan 15, 1998
1998 U.S. Kenya Embassy blown up, 100's murdered
1998 U.S. Tanzania Embassy blown up, 100's murdered
1999 Plot to blow up Space Needle (thwarted)
2000 USS Cole attacked, many U.S. Navy sailors murdered
2000-2003 Intifada against Israel - 100's dead and injured
2000 Manila Bombing, Dec 30,2000
2001 4 Commercial airliners hijacked, 250+ murdered
2001 World Trade Center attacked, 2800+ murdered
2001 Flight 93 murders
2001 Pentagon attacked, 180+ murdered
2002 Reporter Daniel Pearl, kidnapped and murdered
2002 Philippines American missionary, Filipino nurse killed
2002 July 4, El Al attack Los Angeles LAX, several murdered
2002 Bali bombing - 200 dead, 300 injured
2002 Yemen, French Oil Tanker attacked
2002 Marines attacked / murdered in Kuwait
2002 Washington D.C. sniper
2002 Russian Theater attacked, 100+ dead
2002 Nigerian riots against Miss World Pageant, 200 dead, dozens injured
2002 Mombasa Hotel Attacked, 12 dead, dozens injured
2002 Israeli Boeing 757 attacked by missiles, fortunately no one injured
2002 August Hotel bombing in Jakarta, Indonesia. 12 dead, dozens injured.
2003 Rusian concert bombing
2003 Phillipines airport and market bombing
2003 Foiled SAM plot in the USA
2003 UN Baghdad HQ Bombing
on and on and on and on their terrorism has gone .........
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Islamic Terrorists (mainly from Saudi Arabia and Pakistan) attack America
murdering 3000 Americans per hour [pictures censored by the MSM]
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Russia, at Beslan, with children murdered by Islamic terrorists.
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=========== Documents linking Atta, Saddam, Nidal, bin Ladin ===========
Handwritten letter dated Feb. 19, 1998 linking bin Laden and Saddam Hussein
discussing arrival of a secret envoy sent by bin Laden to Iraq.
The signature beneath the letter is a codename, "MDA" - the Mukhabarat.
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=========== Islamic terrorists promising to conquer America prior to murdering all Christians and Jews therein.
Quran 8:12 I shall terrorize the infidels.
So wound their bodies and incapacitate them
because they oppose Allah and His Apostle.
Quran 8:57 If you gain mastery over them in battle,
inflict such a defeat as would terrorize them,
so that they would learn a lesson and be warned.
CAIR can KMA.
Telling that they choose to condemn the messenger rather than the actors.