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Report: FBI agent bumped Irvine Muslim with car
AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 5/19/07 | AP

Posted on 05/19/2007 2:34:50 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

The University of California, Irvine, is investigating whether an FBI agent bumped a Muslim student with his car near the site of an anti-Israel protest.

Yasser Ahmed, 21, said he noticed he was being followed by a car with blackened windows as he drove a 24-foot moving van on campus Monday night to pick up an exhibit sponsored by the Muslim Student Union.

The exhibit was a mock wall set up on campus to represent a barrier Israel has built in Palestine.

Ahmed said he got out of the truck, stood in front of the car and asked the driver to identify himself.

When the driver of the Ford Taurus wouldn't speak, Ahmed said he tried to snap the car's license number with his cell phone.

The driver then revved the engine and began pushing Ahmed back with the front bumper, he said.

Ahmed got out of the way and the car drove off but it was chased by other students on bicycles and a campus police car.

The driver quickly was stopped and identified himself as an FBI agent who was "doing surveillance" in the unmarked car, campus Police Chief Paul Henisey said.

The alleged incident caused "a degree of emotion and concern" on campus, according to the chief.

"There are potential criminal allegations, and we're still not certain what happened," Henisey said. "We're trying to determine if there was an assault and if the vehicle was used."

"He didn't open his window and didn't let me know who he was. He never said anything," Ahmed said Friday. "All he had to say was that he was FBI or law enforcement and this wouldn't have happened. I was frightened."

The agent was "in the course of an investigation that brought him to the campus," said Laura Eimiller, a spokeswoman with the FBI in Los Angeles.

She declined to elaborate but said the agent was not required to identify himself because he was not making an arrest.

"But I can tell you we don't monitor students exercising their First Amendment rights," she said.

"Agents can be led anywhere during the course of an investigation," Eimiller said. "There is no surveillance being conducted at educational institutions."

Last year, Muslims protested after an FBI agent was quoted as telling a business group in Newport Beach that the agency was aware of activism among Muslim students at UC Irvine and the University of Southern California.

J. Stephen Tidwell, assistant director in charge of the FBI in Los Angeles, met with students and parents at an Irvine mosque to assure them their community was not being monitored.

Now, "some parents are asking, again, 'What's the FBI doing on campus?'" said Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Southern California chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations in Anaheim.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bumped; cair; fbiagent; irvine; islam; muhammadsminions; muslim; uci

1 posted on 05/19/2007 2:34:51 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

bump


2 posted on 05/19/2007 2:37:16 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jet Jaguar

Bump for a bump.


3 posted on 05/19/2007 2:38:18 PM PDT by Larry Lucido (Duncan Hunter 2008 (or Fred Thompson if he ever makes up his mind))
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To: NormsRevenge

Bumped Muzzie’s car? Cry me a friggin river.


4 posted on 05/19/2007 2:38:26 PM PDT by SolidWood (Save America: Thompson/Hunter 2008)
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To: NormsRevenge

Umm ... headline is inaccurate. According to the story, the bumped vehicle was a 24 foot long moving truck being driven by a mulsim student into the heart of a University campus. Just saying.


5 posted on 05/19/2007 2:39:58 PM PDT by Jubal Harshaw
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To: NormsRevenge
Now, "some parents are asking, again, 'What's the FBI doing on campus?'" said Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Southern California chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations in Anaheim.

Hopefully watching your children before they strap on bomb belts to please Allah

6 posted on 05/19/2007 2:40:33 PM PDT by Popman (New American Dream: Move to Mexican, cross the border, become an illegal. free everything)
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To: Jubal Harshaw

Whoops. Sorry, the headline is right. Oh well, I still think its interesting that, according to the story, there was a moving truck driven by a muslim into a university campus.


7 posted on 05/19/2007 2:41:32 PM PDT by Jubal Harshaw
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To: NormsRevenge

‘What’s the FBI doing on campus?’” said Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Southern California chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations in Anaheim.

probably observing the activities of CAIR as they relate to “students”


8 posted on 05/19/2007 2:41:48 PM PDT by Vn_survivor_67-68
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To: Jubal Harshaw

posted as found off the wire, I read that as well. Thanks!


9 posted on 05/19/2007 2:42:05 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... For want of a few good men, a once great nation was lost.)
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To: NormsRevenge

“All he had to say was that he was FBI or law enforcement and this wouldn’t have happened.”

And the tooth fairy was arriving that night too.


10 posted on 05/19/2007 2:43:31 PM PDT by Bulldawg Fan (Rest of the Story, My bad that this didnt print with the first part.)
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To: NormsRevenge
"There is no surveillance being conducted at educational institutions."

Why not? There are more anti-Americans on campus than anywhere else.

11 posted on 05/19/2007 2:43:45 PM PDT by Wheee The People (Go FRed)
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To: Some Parents

"Now some parents are asking again what's the FBI doing on campus"

Why do you subhumans continue to exist?


12 posted on 05/19/2007 2:44:32 PM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: NormsRevenge
"He didn't open his window

I wouldn't have opened my window if I knew that I militant muzzie was nearby either.

and didn't let me know who he was. He never said anything,"

He was not required to.  You were not being stopped or arrested.

Ahmed said Friday. "All he had to say was that he was FBI or law enforcement and this wouldn't have happened.

He didn't "have" so say squat to you.

 I was frightened."

Tough.  Get used to it if you hang around militant muzzies.

13 posted on 05/19/2007 2:46:16 PM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: NormsRevenge

Oh, the inanity!


14 posted on 05/19/2007 2:51:46 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: NormsRevenge
J. Stephen Tidwell, assistant director in charge of the FBI in Los Angeles, met with students and parents at an Irvine mosque to assure them their community was not being monitored.

Please Lord, forgive this man if he is lying.

15 posted on 05/19/2007 2:52:00 PM PDT by TOneocon (The reason there is so much poverty is because of the uneven distribution of capitalism...Rush)
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To: NormsRevenge
FBI agent bumped Irvine Muslim with car

I hope the agent threw it in reverse, and 'bumped' him again!

16 posted on 05/19/2007 2:52:29 PM PDT by CrawDaddyCA (My goodness, is everyone around here smoking crack?)
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To: NormsRevenge

Good job, FBI. At least some of my tax dollars are being put to good use.


17 posted on 05/19/2007 2:57:14 PM PDT by HarmlessLovableFuzzball
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To: NormsRevenge

a Ford Taurus with blackened windows, FBI ? who knew?


18 posted on 05/19/2007 2:59:11 PM PDT by TaxPayer2000 (The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government,)
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To: NormsRevenge
"There is no surveillance being conducted at educational institutions."

I sure as hell hope this is BS.

19 posted on 05/19/2007 3:04:16 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Dig deeper, more ammo.)
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To: NormsRevenge

So an FBI agent didn’t want some scumbag terrorist taking a picture of his license plate.
Big deal.


20 posted on 05/19/2007 3:08:55 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: TOneocon
J. Stephen Tidwell, assistant director in charge of the FBI in Los Angeles, met with students and parents at an Irvine mosque to assure them their community was not being monitored.

He BETTER be lying.

21 posted on 05/19/2007 3:10:17 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: SolidWood
Bumped Muzzie’s car?

No. Read the story. Bumped the Muzzie with the FBI guy's car. And that is battery.

22 posted on 05/19/2007 3:35:35 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: Jubal Harshaw

“Oh well, I still think its interesting that, according to the story,
there was a moving truck driven by a muslim into a university campus.”

Not to worry.
No Islamo-nut would blow up a place where they have free reign and
lots of support from the faculty and administration!
(and I know from being at/near UCLA during 1995-2005!)


23 posted on 05/19/2007 3:39:01 PM PDT by VOA
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To: NormsRevenge

Ah the Keystone Cops strike again.


24 posted on 05/19/2007 3:42:35 PM PDT by mgstarr (KZ-6090 Smith W.)
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To: Lancey Howard

They’re a politicized hack agency - what do you expect?


25 posted on 05/19/2007 3:45:50 PM PDT by mgstarr (KZ-6090 Smith W.)
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To: PAR35

Oh cry me a river.

We are in a state of war.


26 posted on 05/19/2007 4:00:29 PM PDT by Axlrose
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To: mgstarr
They’re a politicized hack agency - what do you expect?

Absolutely nothing.

27 posted on 05/19/2007 4:01:01 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: PAR35
No. Read the story. Bumped the Muzzie with the FBI guy's car. And that is battery.

Hmm... try bumping a cop with your car and see what happens.

28 posted on 05/19/2007 4:10:37 PM PDT by Grut
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To: NormsRevenge
>" The alleged incident caused "a degree of emotion and concern"

And 911 caused?????????

Go back to the slime pits of hell that spawned you slave of satanallah, and take your profit (Pigs be inseminating her) with you!

29 posted on 05/19/2007 4:34:48 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (The liberty we prize is not America’s gift to the world, it is God’s gift to humanity.”GWB-03)
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To: NormsRevenge
How much fertilizer and diesel can be packed into a 24-foot van?
30 posted on 05/19/2007 4:39:32 PM PDT by pointsal (q)
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To: NormsRevenge
Now, "some parents are asking, again, 'What's the FBI doing on campus?'" said Hussam Ayloush,

Likely keeping tabs on YOU, you POS.

31 posted on 05/19/2007 4:49:04 PM PDT by Captainpaintball (NO MORE MONEY TO THE GOP!!! I MEAN IT!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

What the hell are Americans doing on campus?


32 posted on 05/19/2007 4:50:35 PM PDT by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, and writes again.)
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To: All; NormsRevenge

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UCI Students were busy breaking down this ‘Open Up to the TRUTH’ wooden sign exhibit on Campus right outside UCI’s Langson Library where a...

..’Surviving War, Surviving Peace’..

...Vietnam Central Highlands Montagnard Tribes Exhibit was just about to begin.

A simple, loving people who’s Central Highlands are being systematically taken over by a Central Highlands-coveting Communist Vietnamese.

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33 posted on 05/19/2007 5:07:23 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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To: NormsRevenge
"Ahmed said he got out of the truck, stood in front of the car and asked the driver to identify himself."

Stop giving crosswalks an unconditional right-of-way. It's a stupid policy.


34 posted on 05/19/2007 5:13:16 PM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt.--has been))
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To: NormsRevenge
Now, "some parents are asking, again, 'What's the FBI doing on campus?'" said Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Southern California chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations in Anaheim.

Because if the feds stop watching Islamists, many others from our populace will probably do it for them. The feds are often there to protect minorities from the locals.
35 posted on 05/19/2007 5:17:00 PM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt.--has been))
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To: All; NormsRevenge; ThanhPhero

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UCI ‘Surviving War, Surviving Peace’ Exhibit Website

http://www.lib.uci.edu/libraries/new/exhibit_spr07.html

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36 posted on 05/19/2007 5:17:42 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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To: Grut
try bumping a cop with your car and see what happens.

If you are really, really lucky, you'll make it to jail.

37 posted on 05/19/2007 5:19:05 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: Jet Jaguar
He should have 'bumped' the animal when his speedometer was punching triple digits.


38 posted on 05/19/2007 5:20:26 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Fred Thompson in '08, baby!)
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To: Eagles6
"I sure as hell hope this is BS."

Sorry, but I don't have much faith in the federal government any more, especially including the FBI and CIA.

I trust our military. That's it.

39 posted on 05/19/2007 5:22:57 PM PDT by Czar ( StillFedUptotheTeeth@Washington)
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To: Axlrose

I’m glad the feds are watching muzzies with rental trucks. However, if they wanted the folks to know they were being watched, they shouldn’t have panicked when the muzzies picked up on it. If they didn’t want the muzzies to know, the FBI guy needs some additional training.


40 posted on 05/19/2007 5:24:06 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: NormsRevenge
Now, "some parents are asking, again, 'What's the FBI doing on campus?'"

If I was a parent, I'd be more worried about the liberal professors on campus than I would be about the FBI.

41 posted on 05/19/2007 5:30:27 PM PDT by AlaskaErik (Run, Fred, run!)
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To: Czar

I’m afraid that you’re right.


42 posted on 05/19/2007 5:34:28 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Dig deeper, more ammo.)
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To: NormsRevenge
Maybe when C.A.I.R. activists wear bright green and red T-Shirts in public with the words “I’m easy to use and operate” printed on them, it gets the FBI’s attention. Just a guess.
43 posted on 05/19/2007 5:37:40 PM PDT by VxH (One if by Land, Two if by Sea, and Three if by Wire Transfer)
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To: Czar

>>especially including the FBI and CIA

Ahh the joys of Affirmative Action.


44 posted on 05/19/2007 5:40:06 PM PDT by VxH (One if by Land, Two if by Sea, and Three if by Wire Transfer)
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To: Old Professer

>>What the hell are Americans doing on campus?

There are Americans at UCI?


45 posted on 05/19/2007 5:43:03 PM PDT by VxH (One if by Land, Two if by Sea, and Three if by Wire Transfer)
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