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Shots fired at Florida mosque as Ramadan begins; no injuries or arrests
AP via Newspress ^ | Sept 23, 2006

Posted on 09/23/2006 8:58:25 AM PDT by jdm

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - A mosque was hit by gunfire as members inside celebrated the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, authorities said Saturday.

No injuries were reported and there were no arrests.

A member of the Islamic Society of Brevard County stepped outside the mosque Friday night to use his cell phone when he heard several gun shots, police said.

The man, who was not immediately identified, took cover behind a wall as several rounds struck the building, police said. He then ran inside and told mosque members, who called police.

Authorities searched the surrounding area for suspects but found none.

Police were not releasing many details of the shooting because the investigation was ongoing, spokeswoman Jill Frederiksen said Saturday. Detectives were working to determine a reason for the shooting.

Police will begin extra patrols around the mosque in Melbourne, about 50 miles east-southeast of Orlando.

Ibrahim Hooper, national spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said that while no motive had been determined by police, the shooting fit a pattern of incidents at mosques this year.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: goesroundcomesround; itiscoming; karma; mosque; onlyamatteroftime; ramadan; shots
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1 posted on 09/23/2006 8:58:27 AM PDT by jdm
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It's probably their own. They kill each other every day.


2 posted on 09/23/2006 9:00:50 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (God Bless Our Troops!!)
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To: jdm

Those poor peaceful people. /


3 posted on 09/23/2006 9:01:11 AM PDT by HHKrepublican_2
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To: jdm
Ibrahim Hooper, national spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said that while no motive had been determined by police, the shooting fit a pattern of incidents at mosques this year.

Has this loser ever acknowldeged the pattern of incidents that make up muslim violence..?

4 posted on 09/23/2006 9:01:27 AM PDT by cardinal4 (Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi..)
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To: jdm
Ibrahim Hooper, national spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said that while no motive had been determined by police, the shooting fit a pattern of incidents at mosques this year

That was quick.

5 posted on 09/23/2006 9:01:38 AM PDT by Aggie Mama
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To: jdm

Probably one of their own trying to stir up the radicals in America!


6 posted on 09/23/2006 9:02:18 AM PDT by penelopesire
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To: jdm

7 posted on 09/23/2006 9:03:28 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: Aggie Mama
shooting fit a pattern of incidents at mosques this year

Riiiiiiight....! And black churches in The South are all getting burned down, just like Billy Jeff said...!

8 posted on 09/23/2006 9:03:53 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: jdm

The society is tightly wrapped and the twine is coming undone.


9 posted on 09/23/2006 9:03:56 AM PDT by RightWhale (Repeal the law of the excluded middle)
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To: jdm

In honor of the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan I must remember to aim all toilet deposits at Mecca.


10 posted on 09/23/2006 9:04:04 AM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: jdm
Smells, probably one of their own...


11 posted on 09/23/2006 9:04:21 AM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: darkwing104

Probably. If it was one of ours, he wouldn't have missed.


12 posted on 09/23/2006 9:05:30 AM PDT by furquhart (Time for a New Crusade - Deus lo Volt!)
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To: Diogenesis
BS Meter

Was thinking the same thing. Why would a devout Muslim leave Friday night services to use his cell phone...or maybe smoke a cig?

14 posted on 09/23/2006 9:07:57 AM PDT by NautiNurse (Katherine Harris for U.S. Senate)
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To: Diogenesis
stepped outside the mosque Friday night to use his cell phone when he heard several gun shots, police said. The man, who was not immediately identified, took cover behind a wall as several rounds struck the building, police said. He then ran inside and told mosque members, who called police.

I agree with you, this is a BS setup by the ragheads.

If this guy is outside to make a cell call then why didn't HE call the cops as he had the phone in his hand.

Unless of course the call he was going to make was the bomb trigger call.

15 posted on 09/23/2006 9:07:58 AM PDT by dontpethesweatythings (Is the '06 election season over yet???)
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To: jdm
"Police will begin extra patrols around the mosque..."

A happy ending.

16 posted on 09/23/2006 9:07:59 AM PDT by Axhandle
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To: Axhandle

it was the joooooooos and the israelis...they did it!!!

just ask cym phia mac kinney and her daddy!

the muzzies will now declare a jihad against them!!!!


17 posted on 09/23/2006 9:11:11 AM PDT by hnj_00
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To: jdm
Police will begin extra patrols around the mosque

Sounds like a good invite to increase surveillance at these mosques.
18 posted on 09/23/2006 9:11:34 AM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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To: jdm

Lots of suspects with 5 billion non-Muslims in the world.


19 posted on 09/23/2006 9:12:52 AM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: jdm

AP... says it all.


20 posted on 09/23/2006 9:16:34 AM PDT by johnny7 (“And what's Fonzie like? Come on Yolanda... what's Fonzie like?!”)
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To: jdm

It's Rama-lama-ding-dong again? How time flies.


21 posted on 09/23/2006 9:20:24 AM PDT by cloud8
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To: Diogenesis
My first thought also.The victim card seems to be being in play.
22 posted on 09/23/2006 9:28:24 AM PDT by xarmydog
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To: jdm
Officials said hours before the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, was set to begin, symbols of hate were found hanging on state Road 408 overpasses in the county.

From a previous thread. Perhaps somebody believes that muzzies might have had something to do with placing swastikas on overpasses. Or a Catholic crusader jumped the gun, so to speak. Or maybe somebody was just really PO'ed at the man on the cellphone. Often the simplest explanation is correct.

23 posted on 09/23/2006 9:32:00 AM PDT by ARealMothersSonForever (We shall never forget the atrocities of September 11, 2001.)
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To: jdm
Ibrahim Hooper, national spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said that while no motive had been determined by police, the shooting fit a pattern of incidents at mosques this year.

A bullet-riddled Quran was left outside a mosque in Chattanooga, Tenn., and an Indiana mosque was vandalized. There were other incidents at mosques in Maine, Arizona and Maryland.

''Worshippers of the mosque would obviously be disturbed if (religion) was the motive for the attack,'' Hooper said Saturday

What? No mention of the threats on the life of the Pope. No hint at the church burings in the wake of his comments, let alone a sympathetic word for the Nun killed in Africa by *your* co-religionists.

Hypocritical Jihadie sympathizer.

24 posted on 09/23/2006 9:43:57 AM PDT by El Gato
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To: jdm

They probably fired the shots themselves just to stir up trouble.


25 posted on 09/23/2006 9:45:00 AM PDT by Dustbunny (The BIBLE - Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth)
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To: Diogenesis

Exactly !!!


26 posted on 09/23/2006 9:45:48 AM PDT by Dustbunny (The BIBLE - Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth)
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To: furquhart
If it was one of ours, he wouldn't have missed.

Good point. OTOH, if it was one theirs, he'd have probably used ANFO, C-4, SEMTEX, TATP(triacetone triperoxide) or some mix of them, not a firearm.

27 posted on 09/23/2006 9:53:34 AM PDT by El Gato
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To: jdm
"Worshipers of the mosque would obviously be disturbed if (religion) was the motive for the attack," Hooper said Saturday.

No Shit?

Like "religion" has never been the motive for murder, rape, riot, arson or mayhem for Muslims?

What a pathetic lying disingenuous sack of shit Ibrahim Hooper and ALL Isalmist apologists are..

If CAIR and Hooper don't make a rational attempt to address the real problems -- they had better "harden their bunkers" for heavier and more frequent INCOMING.

Semper Fi

28 posted on 09/23/2006 10:04:10 AM PDT by river rat (You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: Sacajaweau
"It's probably their own. They kill each other every day."

Yup. What's the problem, they love death.

29 posted on 09/23/2006 10:04:37 AM PDT by blam
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To: jdm
Wanna bet this gets more press than the nun the Muzzies killed?
30 posted on 09/23/2006 10:13:44 AM PDT by BW2221
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To: furquhart
Probably. If it was one of ours, he wouldn't have missed.

Speak for yourself. Mine do not go shooting-up any kind of building, period.

31 posted on 09/23/2006 10:15:22 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: ncountylee

% Billion now! Wow! they sure multiply fast. last year they were bragging they reached past the 1 billion mark. (neglecting to say that what who they consider "Muslim" are the people held hostage in countries the Jihadists invade)


32 posted on 09/23/2006 10:38:09 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: jdm

EASY people. There's plenty of time for that action when the 12th Imam shows up.


33 posted on 09/23/2006 11:02:17 AM PDT by Pajama Blogger (Pajama Power)
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To: jdm

Not good. Not good to lower oneself to the level of the people who live and die to do violence to others.


34 posted on 09/23/2006 11:10:40 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged

True, not good to lower oneself to random violence. I vote we wait until after an American city is reduced to rubble.


35 posted on 09/23/2006 11:13:41 AM PDT by Sender ("We don't know who struck first, us or them. But we do know it was us that scorched the sky.")
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To: jdm

At this point, if they catch the person who did it, and I'm on the jury, and it's a non-Muslim, I will process the evidence with the thoroughness of a scholar and arrive at the best possible conclusion.

If there is a WMD attack in the U.S. caused by Muslims, and someone shoots at mosques, and I'm on the jury, I will process the evidence like an O.J. juror.


36 posted on 09/23/2006 11:16:10 AM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: jdm
Shots fired at a mosque shows the respect most people have for this "religion."

It's becoming more clear each day that Muslims must be "wiped off the face of the Earth" to quote a famous president..

BTW. There is a habit on the part of some prominent talk show hosts to refer to Muslims as "Islamic Fascists."

Fa schism was founded in the 1920s by Benito Mussolini. Fa schism was a system of "everything for the state."

Under Fascism private property existed but all industry was controlled by the ruler who was a dictator with total control over all of the people, facilities, infrastructure, assets and means of production.

Fa schism is possible only in an advanced industrial country. Name an advanced industrial Arab nation.

Muslims are many things but they are not Fascists.
37 posted on 09/23/2006 11:19:01 AM PDT by R.W.Ratikal
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To: jdm

This stinks! It's a setup so they can scream about how the muslimes are being mistreated.


38 posted on 09/23/2006 11:19:05 AM PDT by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged
"Not good to lower oneself to the level of the people who live and die to do violence to others."

What would you consider good? To be lowered to the grave by people who live and die to do violence to others? At some point the jihadists must be made to realize their actions have consequences and the consequences of their violence consists of their annihilation. Anything less and we, their targets, are doomed to live and die by this threat forever.

39 posted on 09/23/2006 11:22:33 AM PDT by sinclair (With all due respect, Allah sucks.)
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To: jdm

This is a job for CSI Miami. David Russo will get to the bottom of this.


40 posted on 09/23/2006 11:26:24 AM PDT by Doc91678 (Doc91678)
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To: jdm

The poor terrorist recruitment center.


41 posted on 09/23/2006 11:27:13 AM PDT by JamminJAY (This space for rent)
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To: cloud8

Yep and I'm having a BLT as I type this.

Just for the occasion.


42 posted on 09/23/2006 11:27:28 AM PDT by dontpethesweatythings (Is the '06 election season over yet???)
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To: sinclair

You speak the truth, sinclair. While the apologists and compassionate ones cower to Islam, American patriots will be fighting this so-called "religion of peace" right here in our streets. This "turn the other cheek" crap is getting old.


43 posted on 09/23/2006 11:40:11 AM PDT by panaxanax
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"...terrorist recruitment center"

Ain't that the truth! Add our prisons and schools to that list.


44 posted on 09/23/2006 11:42:33 AM PDT by panaxanax
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45 posted on 09/23/2006 12:04:11 PM PDT by Gritty (In today's mosques there is as little contemplation of the divine as in an Anglican sermon-Mk Steyn)
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Deja moo


46 posted on 09/23/2006 12:14:02 PM PDT by Shimmer128 (Deja moo: The feeling you've heard this bull before)
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To: jdm

They did it themselves, and filed a false report so everyone will feel sorry for them.


47 posted on 09/23/2006 5:17:03 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (Stop the ACLU - Support the Public Expression of Religion Act 2005 - Call your congressmen.)
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To: jdm

I just saw this on the local news and I almost fell over when they said "Officials aren't sure what prompted the attack..."

Sounds like it doesn't take too many brain cells to be an official these days...


48 posted on 09/23/2006 5:20:32 PM PDT by djf (Some people say we evolved. I say "Some did, some didn't!")
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To: Alouette; SJackson

Have you seen this yet?


49 posted on 09/23/2006 7:24:27 PM PDT by EveningStar (Bend over and crack a smile!)
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To the Misc Ping List


50 posted on 09/23/2006 7:25:36 PM PDT by EveningStar (Bend over and crack a smile!)
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