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Bush like Hitler, says first Muslim in Congress
The Telegraph ^ | July 15, 2007 | Toby Harnden

Posted on 07/15/2007 9:58:56 AM PDT by Xing Daorong

America's first Muslim congressman has provoked outrage by apparently comparing President George W Bush to Adolf Hitler and hinting that he might have been responsible for the September 11 attacks.

Addressing a gathering of atheists in his home state of Minnesota, Keith Ellison, a Democrat, compared the 9/11 atrocities to the destruction of the Reichstag, the German parliament, in 1933. This was probably burned down by the Nazis in order to justify Hitler's later seizure of emergency powers.

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

To applause from his audience of 300 members of Atheists for Human Rights, Mr Ellison said he would not accuse the Bush administration of planning 9/11 because "you know, that's how they put you in the nut-ball box - dismiss you".

Vice-President Dick Cheney's stance of refusing to answer some questions from Congress was "the very definition of totalitarianism, authoritarianism and dictatorship", he added.

Mr Ellison also raised eyebrows by telling his audience: "You'll always find this Muslim standing up for your right to be atheists all you want."

A convert to Islam who was previously linked to the extremist Nation of Islam, Mr Ellison, 42, has cultivated a moderate image since being elected last November, concentrating on issues such as health and education.

He is an outspoken critic of the war in Iraq. But he angered his own anti-war supporters by voting for a budget bill that aims to end the war over the next 18 months. His followers want an immediate withdrawal of US troops from Iraq.

After his speech was reported, Mr Ellison said he accepted that Osama bin Laden was responsible for 9/11. But his demagogic comments threaten to plunge him in controversy.

Mark Drake, of the Republican party in Minnesota, said: "To compare the democratically elected leader of the United States of America to Hitler is an absolute moral outrage which trivialises the horrors of Nazi Germany."


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: 110th; appallingdems; keithellison; looneyleft
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Did anyone else post this? If someone else did then sorry for re-posting it but I am just appalled.
1 posted on 07/15/2007 9:58:58 AM PDT by Xing Daorong
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To: Xing Daorong

He just said what most Democrats think, but don’t have the guts to say.


2 posted on 07/15/2007 10:02:51 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Xing Daorong

Apparently this guy has a problem with perspective.

BTW - I was watching a show on TV yesterday about hunting escaped nazis. They claim that Syria is still hiding one of the worst nazi butchers that escaped.


3 posted on 07/15/2007 10:05:14 AM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: Xing Daorong

Well with a Muslim, comparisons to Hitler might be a compliment?


4 posted on 07/15/2007 10:05:26 AM PDT by JLS
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To: Xing Daorong

Most, if not all Democrats are traitors.


5 posted on 07/15/2007 10:05:54 AM PDT by JerseyDvl (STOP - Hildabeast, Shrillary, Hitlery, Billary, Her Thighness, Sen. Cankles, Dukakis-in-Drag)
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To: Brilliant

If he thinks Bush is like Hitler, how come he’s not the biggest Bush fan in Congress?


6 posted on 07/15/2007 10:06:18 AM PDT by Dogbert41
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To: Dutch Boy

Aloise Bruhner, I was watching the same show. :)


7 posted on 07/15/2007 10:06:50 AM PDT by Xing Daorong ("All that is nessessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing."-Edmund Burke)
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To: JLS

“Well with a Muslim, comparisons to Hitler might be a compliment?”

Nah. The libs’ constant comparison of Bush to Hitler is intended to marginalize Hitler’s crimes. After all, he was no worse than Bush. The Muslims are more than willing to play that game, and the libs will give them cover when they do.


8 posted on 07/15/2007 10:08:29 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Xing Daorong
Vice-President Dick Cheney's stance of refusing to answer some questions from Congress was "the very definition of totalitarianism, authoritarianism and dictatorship", he added.
He's a regular Noah Webster, he is.
9 posted on 07/15/2007 10:10:10 AM PDT by rightwingcrazy
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To: Dogbert41

-—If he thinks Bush is like Hitler, how come he’s not the biggest Bush fan in Congress?-—

Because he’s just saying Bush is like Hitler.


10 posted on 07/15/2007 10:10:49 AM PDT by claudiustg (You know it. I know it.)
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To: Xing Daorong

11 posted on 07/15/2007 10:11:19 AM PDT by danneskjold
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To: Xing Daorong

No doubt Ellison has the inside line on this ~ just trying to protect his friends by distracting us.


12 posted on 07/15/2007 10:11:27 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Xing Daorong

Why do we even have a Muslim in Congress and why do we have one running for President. This is bizzare.


13 posted on 07/15/2007 10:16:06 AM PDT by freekitty
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To: Xing Daorong
True Colors:

And I'll see your true colors shining through

I see your true colors and that's why you say that about W

so don't be afraid to let them show

your true colors...your true colors

are dark and hateful

UNlike Liberty's rainbow

14 posted on 07/15/2007 10:17:10 AM PDT by NordP (HUNTER: "The real question for Mexico--Why are your people crossing burning deserts to get away?")
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To: Brilliant
He just said what most Democrats think, but don’t have the guts to say.

Just wait until Hillary is in the WH! You ain't heard nothing yet!

15 posted on 07/15/2007 10:17:22 AM PDT by Neverforget01
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To: Neverforget01

Didn’t Hillary at one point say that she did not like the military?


16 posted on 07/15/2007 10:18:32 AM PDT by Xing Daorong ("All that is nessessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing."-Edmund Burke)
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To: Xing Daorong
There was a thead earlier about a Thomas Sowell column in which he invoked the possibility that there could someday be a military coup in this country.

I think everyone on all sides is aware how the anger has built up around politics and culture. I really don't know why this has happened although I certainly feel the anger. I, myself, am angry as hell. I know my own reasons, I just don't know why everybody has, in the last few years, found reasons -- from all sides -- to be so enraged.

One reason that we know this is happening is that the public conversation has become more and more intemperate.

It does seem to me that the pressure can not build too much more before we start seeing some serious violent acting out. I know when I hear this ba$tard Ellison say something like this or when I hear Rosie O'Donnell or Michael Moore...the anger in me is white-hot. Fortunately, I am not so young and don't keep guns and just am not the type to take it to the streets. But if the people who are packing and are a little more action-oriented than me are feeling the anger that I am feeling at these obscene assaults against our country and our culture, then I don't see how we are not moving into some very troubled times.

17 posted on 07/15/2007 10:25:46 AM PDT by SergeiRachmaninov
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To: Xing Daorong

Hey Minnesota,thanks a lot for giving this prick a position in Congress to spew this crap.I would hope that more than a few of you now regret your vote.


18 posted on 07/15/2007 10:27:35 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (If there's lead in the air,there's hope.)
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To: Xing Daorong

...so Bush wants to exterminate the Jews? I thought this would make Muslims happy.

Well the Iranians don’t believe in the Holocaust - so that would mean that Hitler’s only crime was being too aggressive with his neighbors - something that Mohammed was guilty of. So I guess, Bush isn’t that bad.


19 posted on 07/15/2007 10:27:59 AM PDT by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Hillary for President! www.dndorks.com)
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To: Xing Daorong

Well he stopped just short of stating Bush did 9/11 but insinuated it nonetheless. I believe any member of Congress who states that our government did 9/11 is incapable of rational thought and is a traitor. Somehow - we should work towards removing that person from office.


20 posted on 07/15/2007 10:31:25 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: Xing Daorong

What and idiot... Who elects these imbiciles anyway? Oh thats right Liberals...


21 posted on 07/15/2007 10:32:07 AM PDT by tomnbeverly (Conservatives that use emotion to hype issues without relying on facts are just as bad as Liberals .)
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To: Xing Daorong

This scumbag should know that it is just the other way around...muslims are nazis..the worst and most evil kind...Hitler learned from them


22 posted on 07/15/2007 10:33:42 AM PDT by eleni121 (+ En Touto Nika! By this sign conquer! + Constantine the Great)
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To: SergeiRachmaninov
“I really don’t know why this has happened although I certainly feel the anger.”

It’s happened because the vast majority of Americans once loved their country and did what was best for it. Today, fewer do. Thus, many of those non-lovers have found that by saying shocking things, and making shocking movies, they can get great media attention and terrific incomes. They’d rather have their incomes than love their country or engage in honest debate. Thus, they have incentive to continue their venomous speech, and due to the supremacy of the “free speech” amendment, the rest of us have to let them do it without knocking their teeth down their throat!

23 posted on 07/15/2007 10:33:56 AM PDT by raftguide
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To: Xing Daorong

But I thought he Mohammedans living in the Middle East revered Hitler because he and they shared a hatred for the Jews. Ellison saying he thinks Bush is like Hilter might be Mohammedan praize for Bush?


24 posted on 07/15/2007 10:36:30 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel
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To: Xing Daorong

What the hell happened to the voters of Minnesota?

Are they insane?


26 posted on 07/15/2007 10:42:35 AM PDT by FormerACLUmember (The ideal tyranny is that which is ignorantly self-administered by its victims.)
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To: Xing Daorong
"It's almost like the Reichstag fire, kind of reminds me of that," Mr Ellison said. "After the Reichstag was burned, they blamed the Communists for it, and it put the leader [Hitler] of that country in a position where he could basically have authority to do whatever he wanted."

Wonder who this dumbass is blaming for all car bombings going on right now. Surely it has to be Bush since it couldn't be his satanic Muslim brothers.

27 posted on 07/15/2007 10:50:43 AM PDT by Bommer (Global Warming: The only warming phenomena that occurs in the Summer and ends in the Winter!)
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To: Xing Daorong
Mr Ellison also raised eyebrows by telling his audience: "You'll always find this Muslim standing up for your right to be atheists all you want."

A convert to Islam who was previously linked to the extremist Nation of Islam, Mr Ellison, 42, has cultivated a moderate image since being elected last November, concentrating on issues such as health and education.

Maybe this nutjob can join with Obama Osama and form the first Muslip-Mujahideen Coalition of legislators in D.C.

This fellow is obviously not a practicing Muslim in the literal sense (kind of like the non-practicing Catholics and other "Christians" who continue to vote in a very un-Christlike manner) if he believes it is ok to be an Athiest (although if someone makes that decision for themselves, I won't stand in the way - just don't prevent me from telling them about Jesus Christ).

But the fact that he is tied in with Louis Farrakahn and his organization of uber-hate Nation of Islam, tells me that his recent "moderation" would be 100% a political move.

28 posted on 07/15/2007 10:51:13 AM PDT by TheBattman (I've got TWO QUESTIONS for you....)
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To: Xing Daorong; knighthawk
Pushing the line...perhaps someone can qualify...

United States Constitution Article II, Section. 4.

The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.

United States Constitution Article III, Section. 3

Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court.

*****


Democrat Keith Ellison is now officially the first Muslim United States congressman. True to his pledge, he placed his hand on the Quran, the Muslim book of jihad and pledged his allegiance to the United States during his ceremonial swearing-in.

Capitol Hill staff said Ellison's swearing-in photo opportunity drew more media than they had ever seen in the history of the U.S. House. Ellison represents the 5th Congressional District of Minnesota.

The Quran Ellison used was no ordinary book. It once belonged to Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States and one of America's founding fathers. Ellison borrowed it from the Rare Book Section of the Library of Congress. It was one of the 6,500 Jefferson books archived in the library.

Ellison, who was born in Detroit and converted to Islam while in college, said he chose to use Jefferson's Quran because it showed that "a visionary like Jefferson" believed that wisdom could be gleaned from many sources.

There is no doubt Ellison was right about Jefferson believing wisdom could be "gleaned" from the Muslim Quran. At the time Jefferson owned the book, he needed to know everything possible about Muslims because he was about to advocate war against the Islamic "Barbary" states of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Tripoli.

The Radical Muslim has been at war with us since 1801.

Jefferson's victory over the Muslims lives on today in the Marine Hymn, with the line, "From the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli, we will fight our country's battles on the land as on the sea."

29 posted on 07/15/2007 10:52:34 AM PDT by Issaquahking
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To: FormerACLUmember

Nah, Ellison’s ditrict is a classic gerrymander, might as well be called Moonbat City. Any socialist (that’s the unbowdlerised term for ‘’DFL member’’ wins the seat by winning the ‘Rat nomination. Doesn’t even need to live until election day.


30 posted on 07/15/2007 10:54:24 AM PDT by SAJ
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To: freekitty

“Why do we even have a Muslim in Congress and why do we have one running for President. This is bizzare.”

Just a few more steps, driven by the left, toward anarchy and loss of an American identity.


31 posted on 07/15/2007 11:03:31 AM PDT by AlphaOneAlpha
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To: Xing Daorong

Bill Clinton is a Nazi:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1866169/posts


32 posted on 07/15/2007 11:04:02 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Indianhead Division: Second To None!)
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To: Farmer Dean
“Hey Minnesota,thanks a lot for giving this prick a position in Congress to spew this crap”

History is replete with Minnesota’s cast of characters that have been elected and sent to Washington to represent them. But this guy, he’s un-American and he’s truly dangerous,

33 posted on 07/15/2007 11:07:22 AM PDT by AlphaOneAlpha
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To: Neverforget01

hey you!


34 posted on 07/15/2007 11:08:33 AM PDT by sofaman ("There will only be peace in Israel when the Arabs love their children more than they hate the Jews")
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To: Issaquahking
Was the volume Ellison used for his mock swearing-in photo op (not the legal swearing-in) a real Koran? I thought the Koran was only in Arabic, and that was merely an English translation of it.

This is from a foreign newspaper--do American papers allow someone to refer to the Nation of Islam as "extremist"?

Hillary once held up a newspaper in the Senate with huge headlines, "Bush Knew" (that is, about 9/11). Democrats routinely refer to Bush as Hitler. Accusing Bush of trying to be a dictator has also become commonplace. I don't think Ellison is much out of the Democrat mainstream.

35 posted on 07/15/2007 11:10:42 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Xing Daorong

such an ill informed/misinformed a$$inine politician with such misguided perspective is not capable of being a representative.

how did such an idiot make it so far????


36 posted on 07/15/2007 11:11:42 AM PDT by himno hero
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To: SergeiRachmaninov

You could have been writing my thoughts.


37 posted on 07/15/2007 11:12:45 AM PDT by sgtyork (Liberalism worthy of the name emphasizes freedom of the individual, democracy and the rule of law.)
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To: Brilliant

He just said what most Democrats think, but don’t have the guts to say.”

Perhaps...
But, IMO, Ellison had better clarify who is his beneficiary and get his will up to date.
There is only so much the American people will tolerate.

This isn’t one of the items on my list.


38 posted on 07/15/2007 11:17:32 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Xing Daorong
"You'll always find this Muslim standing up for your right to be atheists all you want."

The atheists got what they asked for--a hate-filled moslem a-hole.

39 posted on 07/15/2007 11:18:00 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Xing Daorong

It should be posted everyday, all day until the MSM gets a clue and covers it.

Is it not amazing the way the big networks cover for the Defeatocrats?


40 posted on 07/15/2007 11:24:08 AM PDT by kjo
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To: Xing Daorong

There should me minimum standards of intelligence required before being granted a seat in congress.


41 posted on 07/15/2007 11:25:25 AM PDT by steelyourfaith
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To: Xing Daorong
Bush like Hitler, says first Muslim in Congress

Liberal Peter Mehlman of the Huffington Post would disagree. Bush is not like Hitler because Hitler meant well.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1856077/posts

42 posted on 07/15/2007 11:28:38 AM PDT by lowbridge (If You’re Gonna Burn Our Flag, Wrap Yourself in It First /No Oil for Pacifists)
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To: Brilliant

And this jackass is my representative.


43 posted on 07/15/2007 11:35:09 AM PDT by TypeZoNegative (Trinidad&Tobago: Proof that a Muslim minority (5%pop) causes a majority of a country's problems.)
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To: Verginius Rufus
WASHINGTON (AP) - Keith Ellison made history Thursday, becoming the first Muslim member of Congress and punctuating the occasion by taking a ceremonial oath with a Quran once owned by Thomas Jefferson.

This is from a foreign newspaper--do American papers allow someone to refer to the Nation of Islam as "extremist"?

I don't read most of the Dinosaur Media's BS. I'm trying to help them become dinosaur's.


Test...

Do you recognize who this is in the picture?


44 posted on 07/15/2007 11:38:00 AM PDT by Issaquahking
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To: Xing Daorong

Way to go, Minnesota...;(


45 posted on 07/15/2007 11:39:00 AM PDT by Libertina (FRee Republic - The most prestigious address on the WWW!)
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To: eleni121

And remember:

The Nazis were SOCIALISTS...like core democratic party values are.


46 posted on 07/15/2007 12:01:24 PM PDT by Levante
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To: Xing Daorong
Also here, but a repost of this scum's rantings is warranted:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1865310/posts

47 posted on 07/15/2007 12:07:43 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Xing Daorong

If Bush is really like Hitler, where on the White House web page can you order a Keith Ellison lamp shade?


48 posted on 07/15/2007 12:17:08 PM PDT by Polybius
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To: Xing Daorong
Bush like Hitler, says first Muslim in Congress

Now and then I'm sorry he isn't. If he were a-holes like this guy would be swinging on nooses.

49 posted on 07/15/2007 12:22:44 PM PDT by TigersEye (My heart is like a china shop. No bull s#%t allowed.)
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To: Dogbert41; Xing Daorong; JLS

**Well with a Muslim, comparisons to Hitler might be a compliment?**
**Because he’s just saying Bush is like Hitler.**

Check out this web site.

http://www.tellthechildrenthetruth.com/amin_en.html


50 posted on 07/15/2007 12:37:13 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (When someone burns a cross on your lawn the best firehose is an AK-47.)
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