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Muslim congressman compares Bush to Hitler
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | July 13, 2007

Posted on 07/13/2007 5:45:40 AM PDT by SJackson

Muslim congressman compares Bush to Hitler
Ellison says actions on Iraq war, Patriot Act, Libby commutation 'like Reichstag fire'


Posted: July 13, 2007
1:00 a.m. Eastern


© 2007 WorldNetDaily.com


Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn.
Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., told a group of atheists earlier this week the actions of the Bush administration in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, al-Qaida attacks remind him of the Nazis' use of the burning of Berlin’s Reichstag parliament building in 1933 to expand their power.

Ellison, at a noontime speech before Atheists for Human Rights, told the Minneapolis-based group, "You'll always find this Muslim standing up for your right to be atheists."

The congressman talked to the group of over 100 meeting in the Southdale Library in Edina about a number of topics – impeaching Vice President Cheney, Bush's commutation of Scooter Libby's sentence, the war in Iraq and the 2001 attacks by al-Qaida.

Speaking of the destruction of the World Trade Center and the damage to the Pentagon, Ellison said, "It's almost like the Reichstag fire, kind of reminds me of that. After the Reichstag was burned, they blamed the communists for it and it put the leader of that country [Hitler] in a position where he could basically have authority to do whatever he wanted."

On Feb. 27, 1933 – one week before elections in Germany – the Reichstag building in Berlin was burned. Historians have disputed who set the blaze for nearly 75 years, although the Nazis have often been suggested as culprits who destroyed the nation's parliament building in an effort to discredit the communists and justify seizure of emergency powers.

The day following the fire, Chancellor Adolph Hitler pushed for an end to many personal, political and property rights and used powers granted to him to crush political opposition and come to power.

"The fact is that I'm not saying it was a [U.S.] plan, or anything like that because, you know, that's how they put you in the nut-ball box – dismiss you," Ellison explained to the group.

Ellison, however, is no stranger to controversial positions.

As WND has reported, Ellison, a Muslim who used a Quran for his swearing-in ceremony, has come under criticism for associating with a Muslim group accused of fomenting violence against Jews and Christians.

He also allowed his election supporters to shout, "Allahu Akbar!," the same phrase allegedly used by the 9/11 suicide pilots, and he has confirmed to reporters that "in terms of political agenda items, my faith informs these things."

It was in 2000 that Ellison joined Bernadine Dohrn, one of the founders of the 1960s radical group the Weather Underground, and several other speakers at a fundraiser for then-recently arrested Kathleen Soliah, a.k.a. Sara Jane Olson of the Symbionese Liberation Army. Soliah and other members of the 1970s domestic-terrorist group were later convicted for placing bombs under police cars and murdering a woman during a bank robbery.

On Tuesday, Ellison attempted to further clarify his Reichstag statement by telling the Minneapolis Star-Tribune he was making the point that "in the aftermath of a tragedy, space is opened up for governments to take action that they could not have achieved before that."

When asked for examples of such Nazi-like action in the wake of 9/11, Ellison cited the Iraq war, certain provisions of the Patriot Act and Bush's commutation of Scooter Libby's sentence.



TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bds; blackmuslims; ellison; islam; keithellison; unhinged; wot
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1 posted on 07/13/2007 5:45:41 AM PDT by SJackson
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To: SJackson
When asked for examples of such Nazi-like action in the wake of 9/11, Ellison cited the Iraq war, certain provisions of the Patriot Act and Bush's commutation of Scooter Libby's sentence.

What an idiot.... Minnesota, can you dismiss this man from Congress next year?

2 posted on 07/13/2007 5:48:57 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Rummyfan
About the only thing Bush didn't do was suspend the Constitution and throw the Left into concentration camps. So how is Bush like Hitler? There hasn't even been a Reichstag Fire in America!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

3 posted on 07/13/2007 5:52:20 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

If there is maybe someone could be sure to have Ellison attend.


4 posted on 07/13/2007 5:54:29 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Rummyfan

Like Conyers in Michigan he now will be a Congressman for life. Can hardly wait til he gets his own committee chairmanship.


5 posted on 07/13/2007 5:55:02 AM PDT by kjo
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To: SJackson

I’m glad this turd is a Dem.


6 posted on 07/13/2007 5:56:14 AM PDT by Badeye (You know its a kook site when they ban the word 'kook')
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7 posted on 07/13/2007 5:59:04 AM PDT by MplsSteve
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To: SJackson

If the muslim Ellison thinks Bush is so much like Hitler, he should love him.


8 posted on 07/13/2007 5:59:29 AM PDT by auboy
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To: SJackson

See also......http://www.startribune.com/191/story/1297757.html


9 posted on 07/13/2007 6:03:12 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Fight Crime. Shoot Back.)
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To: SJackson

This is what federally mandated minority voting districts give you.


10 posted on 07/13/2007 6:06:51 AM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: goldstategop
These flippant comparisons of contemporary politicians, in particular, and of America, in general, to fascism/Nazism, cheapen the debate, and minimize the horror of an ideology that caused the death of an estimated 50 million people, including my great grandfather and about 40 other relatives whom I never had the opportunity to meet, because they were murdered before I was born.
11 posted on 07/13/2007 6:06:58 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: SJackson

America, how far you have fallen, that such an accomplice of the other side could get to this position.
“The Man of sin...shall not be revealed, except there come a falling away first”


12 posted on 07/13/2007 6:12:27 AM PDT by langleyaction
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To: SJackson

This cannot be true. If Bush were like Hitler, then Muslims would love him.


13 posted on 07/13/2007 6:17:52 AM PDT by Ingtar (The LDS problem that Romney is facing is not his religion, but his Lacking Decisive Stands.)
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To: SJackson

Where is the outrage, bump?


14 posted on 07/13/2007 6:20:52 AM PDT by subterfuge (Today, Tolerance =greatest virtue;Hypocrisy=worst character defect; Discrimination =worst atrocity)
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To: SJackson
He's young. He's talented. He's a muslim idiot.

When the time comes to round up all the muslims and hold them in detention until they are deported somewhere, where will the congressrat go?

15 posted on 07/13/2007 6:21:15 AM PDT by GFritsch ('All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved'." -)
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To: Ingtar
I was thinking the congressman was trying to give Bush a compliment.
16 posted on 07/13/2007 6:21:46 AM PDT by MBB1984
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To: MBB1984

Now that’s funny! Seriously!


17 posted on 07/13/2007 6:24:25 AM PDT by wolfinator
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To: SJackson
i am shocked that a muslim would attack the President. just shocked i tell you.

ok, now let's shove this guy in the 'nut-ball box' before he starts pushing for muslim only schools and shia law

18 posted on 07/13/2007 6:24:30 AM PDT by sten
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To: kjo

The 5th District is solid DFL. The seat is his as long as he wants it.


19 posted on 07/13/2007 6:35:46 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (BTUs are my Beat.)
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To: SJackson
Congressman Ellison, the most virulent antisemitism on the planet is practiced by your brother(sisters don’t count after all)Muslims. If any group resembles the Nazis it is the Islamic fascists.
20 posted on 07/13/2007 6:38:37 AM PDT by The Great RJ ("Mir we bleiwen wat mir sin" or "We want to remain what we are." ..Luxembourg motto)
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To: SJackson

I guess we could start by sticking 7-8 million of the Muzzies in an oven .......for starters.


21 posted on 07/13/2007 6:40:05 AM PDT by Dick Vomer (liberals suck....... but it depends on what your definition of the word "suck" is.,)
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To: SJackson

Why does this not surprise me????


22 posted on 07/13/2007 6:41:36 AM PDT by buck61
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To: Bryan24
This is what federally mandated minority voting districts give you.

And hordes of dimwits who think it's fine to vote for someone because of his race rather than his qualifications.

23 posted on 07/13/2007 6:44:36 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (Without the fence, deporting illegals is like shoveling water.)
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To: SJackson

He’s a serious nut case.


24 posted on 07/13/2007 6:44:46 AM PDT by jimfree (Freep and ye shall find.)
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To: jimfree

Trade him to IRANian congress and let him defamate their president. He might earn the same fate as the former chinese FDA chief.

American society is under asymetrical siege. Criminals and Islamic nut jobs are destroying our way of life by a thousand cuts.

Recommended read: “Brave New War” & learn all about 4GW (4th Generation Warfare).

This congressman is in fact committing treason.


25 posted on 07/13/2007 6:50:35 AM PDT by Broker (Haddi Nuff)
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To: Daveinyork

That is just terrible about your relatives and your great-grandfather.

Ellison must be utterly uneducated to say something like that.

The only education he has is leftist talkiing points. He is rewarded, petted and applauded for repeating them.


26 posted on 07/13/2007 6:50:56 AM PDT by squarebarb
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To: SJackson
"You'll always find this Muslim standing up for your right to be atheists."

What a groveling little puke. I have a feeling we'll be hearing a lot more from this mohammedite in the future.
27 posted on 07/13/2007 6:53:49 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Press 1 for English, press 2 for deport)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Absolutely true. Ellison will have this seat as long as he wants it.

The time for getting rid of Ellison was in last September’s DFL primary.

I knew that no GOP or Independence Party candidate was gonna defeat Ellison in the general election - so I crossed over and voted in the DFL primary.

Voted for Mike Erlandson, the former state party chair of the DFL. An out and out liberal but as Jason Lewis described him “...a liberal you can do business with.”

I tried to persuade other Republicans I knew to cross over and vote in the DFL primary. A few did but most were content voting in the GOP primary - or not voting at all.


28 posted on 07/13/2007 6:54:12 AM PDT by MplsSteve
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To: MplsSteve

At some point, Ellison will come into contact with secret or very sensitive information. We can watch and see where it turns up.


29 posted on 07/13/2007 7:07:03 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (BTUs are my Beat.)
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To: SJackson

Muslims know all about Hitler. They’re his biggest fans.


30 posted on 07/13/2007 7:15:15 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Our first responsibility is to keep the power of the Presidency out of the hands of the Clintons.)
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To: GFritsch

“He’s young. He’s talented. He’s a muslim idiot.”

He’s clean and articulate, too!


31 posted on 07/13/2007 7:16:52 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Our first responsibility is to keep the power of the Presidency out of the hands of the Clintons.)
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To: SJackson

Well, as the church lady character used to say on SNL, “Well, isn’t that special.”


32 posted on 07/13/2007 7:19:00 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: SJackson
"You'll always find this Muslim standing up for your right to be atheists."

Yep, that's just what the Muzzies want, more lapsed Christians and Atheists, to smooth the victory of Sharia in America.

33 posted on 07/13/2007 7:25:39 AM PDT by montag813
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To: SJackson
Ellison attempted to further clarify his Reichstag statement by telling the Minneapolis Star-Tribune he was making the point that "in the aftermath of a tragedy, space is opened up for governments to take action that they could not have achieved before that."

B.S. There have been many tragedies throughout the world in the 70+ years since the Reichstag fire. Reminding people of any one of them would have sufficed without invoking the image of Nazis.

34 posted on 07/13/2007 7:28:11 AM PDT by Dave Olson
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To: SJackson

I wish these guys would at least come up with some new insults ... Bush = Hitler is getting so old.

Ptoooie.


35 posted on 07/13/2007 7:32:58 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: montag813
As I understand Islam an atheist is a true “infidel” just like a pagan. Muslims are required to convert infidels with force and if they refuse of falsely convert they are to kill them. Muslim are also authorized to lie to infidels if it is appropriate... this audience appears to be approving of someone who will really treat them like Hitler down the road.
36 posted on 07/13/2007 7:33:13 AM PDT by RedEyeJack
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To: All
We need to flood his office with packages of ham lunch meat.
Here is the address.

Keith Ellison
2100 Plymouth Ave North Minneapolis

Those small package sell for about $.50 Just open it up and place the slices in the envelope. For about a buck you can send him into a tizzy.

37 posted on 07/13/2007 7:39:28 AM PDT by troy McClure
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To: SJackson

INTREP


38 posted on 07/13/2007 8:06:23 AM PDT by LiteKeeper (Beware the secularization of America; the Islamization of Eurabia)
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To: Daveinyork
These flippant comparisons of contemporary politicians, in particular, and of America, in general, to fascism/Nazism, cheapen the debate, and minimize the horror of an ideology that caused the death of an estimated 50 million people...

Yes, that's point that should be made loudly every time the comparison is made. If Bush's actions post 9/11 equate with Hitler's post 1933, then Hitler wasn't such a bad guy after all.

39 posted on 07/13/2007 8:12:31 AM PDT by SJackson (isolationism never was, never will be acceptable response to[expansionist] tyrannical governments)
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To: Rummyfan

If this idiot wants modern analogies with Hitler, he should visit Sudan, Pakistan, and Iran - all Muslim paradises.

How can a state like Minnesota composed mainly of non-Mulsims elect one of these wack-jobs to Congress?


40 posted on 07/13/2007 8:19:32 AM PDT by ZULU (Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam. God, guts and guns made America great.)
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To: SJackson
What an idiot. If Bush were like Hitler, all towelheads in the country would have been rounded up and exterminated.
41 posted on 07/13/2007 8:20:49 AM PDT by Heartland Mom (Build the fence, secure our borders, deport illegals - Protect our sovereignty!)
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To: SJackson

Well, Ellison should know quite a bit about Nazis as the Muzzies were aligned with Hitler during WW2.


42 posted on 07/13/2007 8:23:13 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Liberty Valance

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Flustered intern, lay it to him!


43 posted on 07/13/2007 8:24:28 AM PDT by roses of sharon
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To: Liberty Valance


Talk to the hand Ellison.
44 posted on 07/13/2007 8:30:39 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: SJackson

A comparison with Hitler is definitely in order, for the high officers of the middle eastern death cult, which is favored by this guy.


45 posted on 07/13/2007 8:47:37 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: SJackson

It is well known that Hitler liked Muslim allies and used Bosnian Muslims to slaughter enemies in the Balkans. a strong portion of Muslims are islamofascists!


46 posted on 07/13/2007 8:54:01 AM PDT by omega4179 (No longer defending Clueless George here....6 years was enough.)
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To: Daveinyork

Used to be that a statement like this would generate outrage from representatives and possibly they would demand that Ellison be officially censured or forced to apologize.

Now they are much like wild children that have never known any discipline. They are finding it harder and harder to get attention with outrageous statements, as the boundaries of outrageousness has been pushed so high.


47 posted on 07/13/2007 9:01:22 AM PDT by listenhillary (Freeze federal spending RIGHT NOW! Maybe in 25 years, we can be out of debt.)
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To: SJackson
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48 posted on 07/13/2007 2:30:23 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Nothing is better than eternal happiness. A ham sandwich is better than nothing. Therefore...)
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To: Rummyfan
What an idiot.... Minnesota, can you dismiss this man from Congress next year?

Republicans pick the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul for the 2008 presidential convention

Whose dumber? Ellison? His voters? Or the GOP....?

49 posted on 07/13/2007 2:34:48 PM PDT by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: SJackson

50 posted on 07/13/2007 2:40:43 PM PDT by Gritty (The Rushdie fatwa established the ground rules: The side that means it gets away with it -Mark Steyn)
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