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MSU installs a foot-washing facility (Muslim footbaths)
Mankato Free Press ^ | November 24, 2008 | Ali Ramsey

Posted on 11/24/2008 5:17:49 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

In hopes of meeting the needs of Muslim students, a foot-washing station was recently installed in Minnesota State University’s Centennial Student Union.

“What we try to do around this building is provide things that make all kinds of groups of students feel comfortable,” said student union director Laurie Woodward.

The idea was brought to the Student Union Board several years ago, but it wasn’t until the renovation of several bathrooms on the second floor that the space became available.

The station was paid for entirely through student fees. Woodward said anyone is welcome to use the room even though it was put in to serve the religious needs of Muslim students.

Hassan Mohamed (foreground) and Kamran Changezi wash their hands and feet before prayers in a new foot-washing station in Minnesota State University’s Centennial Student Union. Pat Christman / The Free Press

Foot washing is a rite observed by several religious groups. Muslims are required to perform foot washing in preparation for ritual prayer and before handling and reading the Quran. Many Muslims pray five times a day, and each time they wash their feet, hands, head and face. This process is called “wadhu.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: creepingsharia; footbaths; islam; jihadinamerica; muslimstudents; sharia; stealthjihad
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1 posted on 11/24/2008 5:17:49 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If I was a student there I would sidle up and pee in it.

I mean, it looks like a urinal, right?


2 posted on 11/24/2008 5:19:24 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Der neuen Fuhrer: AKA the Murdering Messiah: Keep your power dry, folks)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Great lookin’ Urinal...


3 posted on 11/24/2008 5:19:26 PM PST by rottndog (Government is a necessary Evil, but as with all evils, the less of it the better.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Balkanization USA.


4 posted on 11/24/2008 5:20:53 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Is a White House installation next? How soon will all public buildings be required to install these things?


5 posted on 11/24/2008 5:21:01 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why am I picturing pile of turds in it?


6 posted on 11/24/2008 5:21:35 PM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The pink color is a nice touch.


7 posted on 11/24/2008 5:21:36 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Anybody got a can of lard?


8 posted on 11/24/2008 5:23:02 PM PST by rmh47 (Go Kats! - Got Seven? [NRA Life Member])
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So, MSU just performed the Dubya Cringe: the fetal position and whining, “Please don’t hate me!”

Dhimmis. This whole country is made up of sheep and dhimmis.


9 posted on 11/24/2008 5:23:25 PM PST by Old Sarge (For the first time in my life, I am ashamed to be an American)
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To: TigersEye

Foot baths again! I want to know if every shack they live in their countries of peace have one. Shaking my head again!


10 posted on 11/24/2008 5:24:11 PM PST by pandoraou812 (Don't play leapfrog with a unicorn! ...........^............)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Muslims maybe, but I suspect the foot fetishists are behind it all.


11 posted on 11/24/2008 5:24:50 PM PST by x
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Well, I think it’s only fair. The place has been a brain washing facility for quite some time now. Equal time for other body parts!


12 posted on 11/24/2008 5:25:20 PM PST by Mad Dawg (Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Entrepreneurs wanted!

Step 1. Devise a PORTABLE foot-wash station.

Step 2. Sell it to 1,000,000 Muslim cabbies and students.

Step 3. Retire.

13 posted on 11/24/2008 5:26:32 PM PST by rfp1234 (Phodopus campbelli: household ruler since July 2007.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What is next? An A$$-Ki$$ing station so the Americans can serve their Muslim masters?


14 posted on 11/24/2008 5:26:41 PM PST by Wisconsinlady
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Minnesota State?-lets hope Luther Van Damme doesn’t take a dump in it.


15 posted on 11/24/2008 5:27:03 PM PST by mrmargaritaville
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Looks to me like a disease incubator for a fungus. By the time the moose limbs get into their thirties, their toenails will look like gnarly wood chips off a planer.
16 posted on 11/24/2008 5:27:28 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: Free ThinkerNY

There is no “separation of church and state” when liberals want something.


17 posted on 11/24/2008 5:28:28 PM PST by RJL
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How about a series of FACE WASH stations for all of the ‘reporters’ with their heads stuck up Obambi’s @$$?


18 posted on 11/24/2008 5:28:33 PM PST by rfp1234 (Phodopus campbelli: household ruler since July 2007.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’d prefer that they dispense with the foot washing and do all a favor by applying a little deodorant.


19 posted on 11/24/2008 5:28:39 PM PST by AlphaOneAlpha
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Now if the wash the rest of their body, stinking towel heads.


20 posted on 11/24/2008 5:30:59 PM PST by boomop1
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I would simply hang raw bacon on the faucet handles. In my college days, I surely would have.


21 posted on 11/24/2008 5:32:37 PM PST by waterhill (An armed man has the means for independence)
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To: boomop1

the -they


22 posted on 11/24/2008 5:38:16 PM PST by boomop1
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I weep for my country


23 posted on 11/24/2008 5:42:14 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom Honkeys for Mc Cain Palin)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why don’t they save the costs and just have then walk into a stall, close the door, stick their ugly dirty Muslim feet in the toilet, and hit “flush.”


24 posted on 11/24/2008 5:42:56 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Looks like a urinal to me. :-)


25 posted on 11/24/2008 5:43:07 PM PST by Gil4
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I want a shooting range with the bible on tape playing 24 hours a day so I can worship


26 posted on 11/24/2008 5:43:28 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom Honkeys for Mc Cain Palin)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How about giving students a decent real education without all the current PC and diversity crap so that we will have people in the future that can solve problems instead of being problems....


27 posted on 11/24/2008 5:44:53 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Coming to You From the Front Lines of Occupied America)
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To: rfp1234

lets just give them snorkles so they can just stay there


28 posted on 11/24/2008 5:45:04 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom Honkeys for Mc Cain Palin)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m thinkin it’d make a good urinal after some beers.

But thats just my thoughts.


29 posted on 11/24/2008 5:45:55 PM PST by Tainan (Talk is cheap. Silence is golden. All I got is brass...lotsa brass.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Geeze,guys,I gotta take a leak.Ah,here's the spot....
30 posted on 11/24/2008 5:47:54 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Obama:"Ich bin ein beginner")
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To: Tainan

Would the state—through student fees—pay for a prayer chapel for Christians who want to pray ONCE a day?

How about kosher food for Jewish students?

(I thought not...)


31 posted on 11/24/2008 5:48:51 PM PST by CondorFlight (I)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
anyone is welcome to use the room

And drop a loaf or three in the trough.

32 posted on 11/24/2008 5:49:19 PM PST by Octar
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Minnesota. January. Foot baths. Pneumonia. I’m liking it.


33 posted on 11/24/2008 5:49:47 PM PST by Felis_irritable (Dirty_Felis_Irritable...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“What we try to do around this building is provide things that make all kinds of groups of students feel comfortable,”

Translation: “We’re scared sh*%less of the Muzzies”.


34 posted on 11/24/2008 5:53:50 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Read FR First.....THEN Read Drudge.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Question, Mussies are washing feet in preparation for prayer, 5 times a day no less. I don’t imagine that they are going off campus to pray, so they must have an on campus prayer room.

Is there a Christian prayer room if not why not?
If it is a violation of “church and state”, then why are’nt the muslims being held to the same standard?


35 posted on 11/24/2008 5:55:43 PM PST by DaiHuy (')
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Certainly wouldn’t want to confuse that with a pissoir, would we? Might offend our muslime brothers.


36 posted on 11/24/2008 6:01:51 PM PST by IronJack (=)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Many Muslims pray five times a day, and each time they wash their feet, hands, head and face. This process is called ?wadhu.?

Figger on a waiting time of 10-15 minutes on a busy day just to get into the stall, then 10-15 more minutes to get all the washing done -- that is, if you hurry!  Add to this another 10-15 minutes of "rug time" getting Allah caught up on all your recitations.  Then multiply all that times 5 and it's no wonder that every Muslim country is an abject poverty hole.

The Din barely have time left over to pack a few car bombs let alone do any productive work.

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37 posted on 11/24/2008 6:19:20 PM PST by JCG
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To: al baby
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38 posted on 11/24/2008 6:20:26 PM PST by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

oh for God’s sake.


39 posted on 11/24/2008 6:44:00 PM PST by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys--Reagan and Bush)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Okies want outhouses....

Are they going to comply?

40 posted on 11/24/2008 6:45:50 PM PST by Osage Orange (Victims that fight back live longer.....................)
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To: yldstrk

This ought to philosophically place the moslems in direct opposition with the hippies who, for whatever reason, seem radically opposed to hygiene in any form.


41 posted on 11/24/2008 6:47:17 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Every student who goes into the restroom should it down and wash his feet. It’s there for everyone, not just muslims, right?


42 posted on 11/24/2008 6:48:34 PM PST by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
“What we try to do around this building is provide things that make all kinds of groups of students feel comfortable,” said student union director Laurie Woodward.

And why on earth should muslims feel "uncomfortable" with the dominant culture in the place they choose to reside? I am so sick of liberals who try to encourage and validate the idea that America is inherently offensive to other people. Liberalism is like a virus that causes the infected to commit cultural suicide.

43 posted on 11/24/2008 6:51:47 PM PST by Junior_G
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To: Free ThinkerNY
MSU?

I thought that stood for Making Stuff Up

44 posted on 11/24/2008 6:51:53 PM PST by Syncro (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I an an alumnus of Mankato State University and will no long give any donations and will make it clear to alumni affairs that I find this revolting.


45 posted on 11/24/2008 7:00:04 PM PST 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: Free ThinkerNY

Muslim State University...


46 posted on 11/24/2008 7:15:07 PM PST by mo
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To: Free ThinkerNY

My humanities professor in college said that the mosques in the middle east were stunningly beautiful, but they stinked to high heaven. This was because moslems clean “7 openings in the body” but not much else, and that includes their feet. So those beautiful Persian carpets stink like dog poo.


47 posted on 11/24/2008 7:35:37 PM PST by Kevmo (Palin/Hunter 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
A couple of years ago on a RV trip to Yosemite my wife and I stayed at an RV park one night before we went into the park the next morning.

That night a few rental RVs with Muslims came in...They all went over to the concrete pad at the sewer dump station to wash their feet...There were public restrooms with showers directly across from the dump stattion.

48 posted on 11/24/2008 7:37:46 PM PST by lewislynn (What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in common? Disinformation)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Here is a list of MUSLIM Nations where special accomodations are made for CHRISTIANS:


49 posted on 11/24/2008 8:05:26 PM PST by LeonardFMason
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To: pandoraou812

I recommend a biological and radiological scrubbing station for all Muslims before the come on campus. Or for that matter before they go anywhere. X-rays too.


50 posted on 11/24/2008 8:25:03 PM PST by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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