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British minister infuriates Muslims (oh no, I mean, yes)
JPOST ^ | Sep, 22, 2006

Posted on 09/20/2006 11:29:14 AM PDT by PRePublic

British minister infuriates Muslims By ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON

Britain's top law-and-order official warned Muslim parents on Wednesday to watch their children closely for signs of extremism.

Home Secretary John Reid told an audience of Muslims in London that they must do their part in a "battle of values," the Home Office said.

Aug. 15 feature: British Muslims blame extremism on Tony Blair's foreign policy Reid's words infuriated an angry listener, who began to yell back at the minister during his speech and had to be escorted out of the room.

"There is no nice way of saying this," Reid said, according to extracts from his speech released in advance. "These fanatics are looking to groom and brainwash children, including your children, for suicide bombing, to kill themselves in order to murder others.

"Look for the telltale signs now and talk to them before their hatred grows and you risk losing them forever.

"In protecting our families we are protecting our community."

"Victory in this ideological battle - this battle of values - is the only victory that will secure true peace," Reid added.

Relations between the government and many British Muslims have been strained in recent years by the unpopular invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq and the July 7, 2005 London transit bombings. The London attacks, which killed 52 commuters and four British-bred bombers, heightened concerns about radicalization within Britain's 1.6 million-strong Muslim community.

Many Muslims feel they are unfairly targeted for suspicion and are bearing the brunt of the government's tough new anti-terror measures.

Several high-profile anti-terrorist operations have heightened the strain, particularly a June raid on a house in east London in which a man was shot. He and his brother were later released without charge.

Seventeen British Muslims arrested last month have been charged in connection with an alleged plot to blow up trans-Atlantic jetliners in mid-air.


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 070705; angrymuslims; battleofvalues; britishmuslims; extremism; indoctrination; infuriatesmuslims; islam; islamicjihad; jihad; johnreid; july72005; koranquran; londonattacks; londonbombing; muhammad; muslims; muslimsoffended; radicalislam; reid; religionofpeace; terror; terrorism; trop

1 posted on 09/20/2006 11:29:15 AM PDT by PRePublic
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To: PRePublic

Speaking truth to whiners! Do that again!


2 posted on 09/20/2006 11:29:49 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Ann Coulter: "I love Freepers!" Told to Freeper eeevil Conservative)
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To: PRePublic

I wish we could get some similar straight talk from OUR government.


3 posted on 09/20/2006 11:30:19 AM PDT by 308MBR (I'm waiting for the "exit strategy" from the War on Poverty.)
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To: PRePublic

Don't forget head lice too.


4 posted on 09/20/2006 11:31:10 AM PDT by toddlintown (Six bullets and Lennon goes down. Yet not one hit Yoko. Discuss.)
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To: PRePublic
British Muslims blame extremism on Tony Blair's foreign policy

Have Muslims ever taken responsibility for their actions?

Even once?

5 posted on 09/20/2006 11:31:29 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: 308MBR

(Remember the Arabists' fury over some "lobby" in Washington?, well,) Never forget the power of Goliath Oiled Saudi Arabia mafia (forget tiny term lobby) on US.


6 posted on 09/20/2006 11:33:11 AM PDT by PRePublic
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To: PRePublic

I dont' know why, but this made me laugh. I love it.


7 posted on 09/20/2006 11:33:29 AM PDT by jennyjenny
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To: jennyjenny

That's what I am here for, among other things, Thanks.


8 posted on 09/20/2006 11:34:09 AM PDT by PRePublic
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To: Mr. Mojo

Is it me or do muslims whine a lot about crap that their people get themselves into?

They sound like Jesse Jackson^3.


9 posted on 09/20/2006 11:34:19 AM PDT by Idaho Whacko
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To: 308MBR
Our president has done more than talk. In case you didn't notice.

150,000 of our heroes are doing more than 'talking'.

10 posted on 09/20/2006 11:34:50 AM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: PRePublic

Many Muslims feel they are unfairly targeted for suspicion and are bearing the brunt of the government's tough new anti-terror measures.
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Yeah, with all the other suicide bombings going on in the world, to target Muslims only is a crime.


Cry me a river follower of SATAN.


11 posted on 09/20/2006 11:34:53 AM PDT by MadeInAmerica (- If ILLEGAL means Undocumented - Then Breaking and Entering means Unannounced Visit)
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To: PRePublic

I'm sure Mr. Reid will be grovelling, back pedaling, and licking butts shortly.


12 posted on 09/20/2006 11:37:08 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: MadeInAmerica

Not all muslims are terrorists , but all terrorists are muslim.


13 posted on 09/20/2006 11:38:17 AM PDT by sgtbono2002 (The fourth estate is a fifth column.)
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To: MadeInAmerica

I guess the MI5 & the FBI should not look for Muslims but for Christians, Jews, Buddhists, hey, "Angry Muslims", How about searching Father Flanagan & Rabbi Wasserman? that will make us all safe.


14 posted on 09/20/2006 11:38:23 AM PDT by PRePublic
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To: PRePublic

The simple act of breathing infuriates Muslims.


15 posted on 09/20/2006 11:38:46 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: OldFriend

I wasn't talking about what's happening half a world away, but what should be said to American citizens on the home front.

GWB has a good handle on a lot of things. However, the very existence of a muslim subculture in any Western society is a risk not worth bearing.


16 posted on 09/20/2006 11:39:40 AM PDT by 308MBR (I'm waiting for the "exit strategy" from the War on Poverty.)
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To: beaversmom

I guess so, the effect was done, thank God, thank Reid.


17 posted on 09/20/2006 11:40:28 AM PDT by PRePublic
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To: PRePublic

Wow, it is about damn time this started to happen.


18 posted on 09/20/2006 11:40:48 AM PDT by Dustbunny (The BIBLE - Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth)
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To: Mr. Mojo

To answer your questions. No and no.


19 posted on 09/20/2006 11:41:49 AM PDT by Mr. Keys
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To: Dustbunny

I (want to) believe the BURSTING Pope and British official are only a start.


20 posted on 09/20/2006 11:42:03 AM PDT by PRePublic
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To: PRePublic

Yes, at least he had the courage to say it in the first place. But people need to quit apologizing to these ever so "sensitive" Muslims.


21 posted on 09/20/2006 11:44:43 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: PRePublic

You had better not forget the Wahabbist Saudis. They are directly funding 80% of the mosques here in the USA, as well as providing many imams to teach the Wahabbist way of jihad, which is exactly what attacked us on 9/11.


22 posted on 09/20/2006 11:45:20 AM PDT by 308MBR (I'm waiting for the "exit strategy" from the War on Poverty.)
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To: dfwgator

How dare you say that!

23 posted on 09/20/2006 11:46:57 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: 308MBR
You had better not forget the Wahabbist Saudis. They are directly funding 80% of the mosques here in the USA

They are also funding our media outlets.

24 posted on 09/20/2006 11:50:57 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: 308MBR
>>>I wish we could get some similar straight talk from OUR government. <<<

A good first step would be to outlaw CAIR! Second - profile airplane passangers!!

25 posted on 09/20/2006 11:52:33 AM PDT by HardStarboard (Hey, march some more - its helping get the wall built!)
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To: beaversmom

26 posted on 09/20/2006 11:52:57 AM PDT by Famishus (I wish my grass was emo so it would cut itself.)
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To: dfwgator

Good to hear from you. I was going to congratulate you on the win in Knoxville last weekend, but couldn't ever get your screen name correct. I did remember the "gator" part though, but evidently transposed the f and w.

And yes indeed, the Saudis have bought stock in most all of the major media outlets. Do you guess there's a coincidence between their purchase of stock in Fox and the leftward shift recently noted? LOL


27 posted on 09/20/2006 11:58:00 AM PDT by 308MBR (I'm waiting for the "exit strategy" from the War on Poverty.)
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To: Famishus
LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
28 posted on 09/20/2006 11:58:20 AM PDT by CzarNicky (Gentlemen, Dethklok has summoned a troll.)
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To: Famishus

That's good:)


29 posted on 09/20/2006 11:59:27 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: PRePublic

"There is no nice way of saying this," Reid said, "These fanatics are looking to groom and brainwash children.."

He's talking about the democrats right?


30 posted on 09/20/2006 12:03:57 PM PDT by SeaBiscuit (God Bless America and All who protect and preserve this Great Nation.)
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Many Muslims feel they are unfairly targeted for suspicion and are bearing the brunt of the government's tough new anti-terror measures.

Fine, fine, fine. You show me a non-Muslim suicide bomber. Show me a non-Muslim flying a jetliner full of innocent passengers into a building full of innocent people. Show me a non-Muslim blowing up tube trains. Show me a non-Muslim blowing up bars, discos, or resorts. Show me a non-Muslim acting like a terrorist and we will stop focusing our anti-terror efforts on Muslims.

Anybody?

crickets

Shalom.

31 posted on 09/20/2006 12:08:24 PM PDT by ArGee (The Ring must not be allowed to fall into Hillary's hands!)
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To: PRePublic

"Many Muslims feel they are unfairly targeted for suspicion and are bearing the brunt of the government's tough new anti-terror measures."

Blame the fellow muslims, who are truly the root cause of the inconvenience.


32 posted on 09/20/2006 12:12:04 PM PDT by truth_seeker
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To: PRePublic
Commercials Containing Important Public Announcements:

This is your brain on drugs. (egg is cracked and begins to cook in pan)

This is your brain on Koran. (Kid is strapped with bombs and does a suicide "ala akbar" on passenger bus)

"Just say no to drugs"

"Just say 'no fricken way' to Islamobombing"

Lol, "Islamobomists" who conduct "Islomobombings". Be an "Islamobomber". These are off the cuff, but lol, they are kinda catching. Remember that you first heard these terms here.
33 posted on 09/20/2006 12:19:09 PM PDT by StructuredChaos
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To: beaversmom
I'm sure Mr. Reid will be grovelling, back pedaling, and licking butts shortly.

John Reid won't apologise for this. I'm on the ground here, and I can tell you that attitudes are beginning to change regarding these people...
34 posted on 09/20/2006 12:59:53 PM PDT by Indomitable_Briton
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To: PRePublic

Sounds like they need an ad campaign. "Just say NO to suicide bombing" or better, "Friends don't let friends blow themselves and others up"


35 posted on 09/20/2006 4:05:30 PM PDT by Rightwing Conspiratr1
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To: 308MBR

A saudi owns 18% of Fox, I often wonder if thats why Vanity says islam is really peaceful


36 posted on 09/20/2006 4:37:53 PM PDT by Luigi Vasellini (What do you call 2 toddlers and some duct tape??........muslim body armor!!!!!!!)
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To: Indomitable_Briton

That's very good to hear! Best of luck to the good guys in Britain. We're going to need it too over here.


37 posted on 09/20/2006 5:35:44 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

I am laughing but I know it (the "peace") is far more DEAD serious than that.


38 posted on 09/21/2006 2:46:24 AM PDT by PRePublic
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To: Rightwing Conspiratr1

Or rather: "Just say no to excuses for mass murder" (like occupation and other crap).


39 posted on 09/21/2006 2:47:18 AM PDT by PRePublic
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