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Lego-Style Islamic Terrorist Figurine Sparks Outrage
Fox News ^ | 12-04-2008

Posted on 12/04/2008 11:35:54 AM PST by My Favorite Headache

A Lego-style Islamic terrorist figurine has sparked outrage among Muslims and others.

The Islamic terrorist figurine called 'Mr. White' that has sparked controversy

The controversial toy mini-figure, made by American Will Chapman as part of his BrickArms line, is a masked militant with an assault rifle, grenade launcher and belt of explosives. The character is called "Bandit — Mr. White" and sells for $14.

Shocked by the plaything, British Muslim organization the Ramadhan Foundation has branded the figurine "absolutely disgusting."

Chief executive Mohammed Shafiq said the toy is "glorifying terrorism."

"I don't think there's any difference between someone that shouts hatred through a megaphone and someone that creates a doll that glorifies terrorists," he said. "As a parent myself, I'm going to teach my children respect for the law and respect for each and every community.

"These are the lessons parents should be giving to their children — not lessons about weapons and violence."

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: actionfigure; lego; radicalislam; toys
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1 posted on 12/04/2008 11:35:54 AM PST by My Favorite Headache
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To: My Favorite Headache

If the shoe fits.


2 posted on 12/04/2008 11:37:51 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: My Favorite Headache

Awwww, he’s so cute ~ and you know the only issue here with the Islamofascist crowd is that kids will be setting this one up as a TARGET!


3 posted on 12/04/2008 11:38:50 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: My Favorite Headache
Chief executive Mohammed Shafiq said the toy is "glorifying terrorism."

Good thing Muslims wouldn't do that.


4 posted on 12/04/2008 11:38:55 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (SARAH *** JOE *** 2012!)
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To: My Favorite Headache

5 posted on 12/04/2008 11:39:01 AM PST by BenLurkin
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To: My Favorite Headache

Europe continues to be uncomfortable with the idea of “free speech.”

I think it is hilarious - I want to get one and then take pics of it in the toilet, the cat litter box, the fireplace, etc.


6 posted on 12/04/2008 11:39:23 AM PST by freedumb2003 (Der neuen Fuhrer: AKA the Murdering Messiah: Keep your powder dry, folks)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Mr. White?.....Ahhh, I see the problem.......


7 posted on 12/04/2008 11:39:28 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: My Favorite Headache
"These are the lessons parents should be giving to their children — not lessons about weapons and violence."

Yeah. Right. Tell me about it.


8 posted on 12/04/2008 11:40:06 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (All hail the Obamasiah! Kneel before Obamohammad!)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Predictable. Muslims are shocked & absolutely disgusted by a Lego toy, but silent when real, live innocents are slaughtered by muslims radicals.


9 posted on 12/04/2008 11:40:07 AM PST by skeeter (Its Barry's fault)
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To: freedumb2003

In a bag of pork rinds........


10 posted on 12/04/2008 11:40:10 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: My Favorite Headache
"I don't think there's any difference between someone that shouts hatred through a megaphone and someone that creates a doll that glorifies terrorists," he said. "As a parent myself, I'm going to teach my children respect for the law and respect for each and every community...

Hasn't worked yet ...has it?
11 posted on 12/04/2008 11:40:25 AM PST by Dallas59 (Not My President)
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To: My Favorite Headache
Chief executive Mohammed Shafiq said the toy is "glorifying terrorism."

It does not champion terrorism. It puts a face on it.

12 posted on 12/04/2008 11:40:50 AM PST by weegee (Sec. of State Clinton. What kind of change is it to keep the Bush-Clinton-Bush-Clinton Oligarchy?)
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To: My Favorite Headache

The only thing that fails to outrage Muslims is their cult of hatred, death and revenge.


13 posted on 12/04/2008 11:41:07 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (Liberty has few friends, many enemies, and no adequate substitute.)
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To: My Favorite Headache; Owl_Eagle

I want one....


14 posted on 12/04/2008 11:41:11 AM PST by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (You cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

they need to come out with a Lego Gitmo set also with orange suit prisoners.


15 posted on 12/04/2008 11:41:50 AM PST by MNDude
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To: My Favorite Headache

Lego is from Denmark. That’s the problem.


16 posted on 12/04/2008 11:42:09 AM PST by SolidWood (Sarah Palin - Everything that is Sweetness and Light! WE STAND WITH HER!)
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To: BenLurkin

They are “outraged”, but the toy does not have the word muslim, islam, or jihadi or any other word that would identify the figure as being from any one ethnic or religious group. If “They” are outraged, then “They” must be claiming that it represents “THEM”..................


17 posted on 12/04/2008 11:42:32 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: Red Badger

“Mr. White?.....Ahhh, I see the problem.......”

I bet it would have been ok if it were named Omar.


18 posted on 12/04/2008 11:44:11 AM PST by 2CAVTrooper
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To: skeeter

They are angry because their religion is against the making of idols and they regard their suicide murderers as glorious DIVINE martyrs. They actually believe that suicide bombers and other assorted Muslim raiders are spiritually perfect.


19 posted on 12/04/2008 11:44:18 AM PST by Soothesayer (The United States of America Rest in Peace November 4 2008)
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To: Red Badger

Funny, he looks Amish to me...


20 posted on 12/04/2008 11:44:35 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: My Favorite Headache

That’s so funny! LOL!


21 posted on 12/04/2008 11:44:46 AM PST by LiberConservative
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To: MrB

He’s yellow. Could be Chinese.......................


22 posted on 12/04/2008 11:45:39 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: Red Badger

They are angry because we are insulting their beloved ‘holy’ murderers.


23 posted on 12/04/2008 11:46:38 AM PST by Soothesayer (The United States of America Rest in Peace November 4 2008)
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick

That would look good on the cubicle wall, with a noose, but someone might be “offended”............


24 posted on 12/04/2008 11:46:40 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: Soothesayer

I would like to make them “holey”............


25 posted on 12/04/2008 11:47:17 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: Red Badger

Yeah, they need a Mr. Pink and a Mr Brown and a Mr. Blue..think of it as Reservoir Dogs with a jihadist slant..


26 posted on 12/04/2008 11:47:32 AM PST by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: My Favorite Headache

He’s just ticked because he knows GI Joe could kick Mr. White’s butt.


27 posted on 12/04/2008 11:48:03 AM PST by Hoffer Rand (There ARE two Americas: "God's children" and the tax payers)
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To: 2CAVTrooper

...or Hussein..........


28 posted on 12/04/2008 11:48:06 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: Red Badger

I don’t pick on the Amish out of any mean-spiritedness...

It’s just that I doubt that I’ll ever offend one of them on an

INTERNET WEBSITE.


29 posted on 12/04/2008 11:48:28 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: Red Badger
I agree.

But I guess I'd have to keep it at home so to not offend anyone.

30 posted on 12/04/2008 11:48:42 AM PST by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (You cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.)
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To: padre35

Think of it as “GI Jihadi”...................


31 posted on 12/04/2008 11:49:05 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick

I used to have a sign that said “I SLAM ISLAM!” but they made me take it down..............


32 posted on 12/04/2008 11:49:56 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: My Favorite Headache; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; ...
For Reservoir Dogs fans... Mr. Blonde would be a better nom de plume!

Well I don't know why I came here tonight,
I got the feeling that something ain't right,
I'm so scared in case I fall off my chair,
And I'm wondering how I'll get down the stairs,
Clowns to the left of me,
Jokers to the right, here I am,
Stuck in the middle with you.

Yes I'm stuck in the middle with you,
And I'm wondering what it is I should do,
It's so hard to keep this smile from my face,
Losing control, yeah, I'm all over the place,
Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the right,
Here I am, stuck in the middle with you.

Well you started out with nothing,
And you're proud that you're a self made man,
And your friends, they all come crawlin,
Slap you on the back and say,
Please.... Please.....

Trying to make some sense of it all,
But I can see that it makes no sense at all,
Is it cool to go to sleep on the floor,
‘Cause I don't think that I can take anymore
Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the right,
Here I am, stuck in the middle with you.

Well you started out with nothing,
And you're proud that you're a self made man,
And your friends, they all come crawlin,
Slap you on the back and say,
Please.... Please.....

Well I don't know why I came here tonight,
I got the feeling that something ain't right,
I'm so scared in case I fall off my chair,
And I'm wondering how I'll get down the stairs,
Clowns to the left of me,
Jokers to the right, here I am,
Stuck in the middle with you,
Yes I'm stuck in the middle with you,
Stuck in the middle with you.

33 posted on 12/04/2008 11:51:08 AM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: MrB

Amish are cool. I wonder if a Amish person and a Hasidic Jew have ever met?......


34 posted on 12/04/2008 11:51:11 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: My Favorite Headache
Silence! I kill you!

35 posted on 12/04/2008 11:54:38 AM PST by Dahoser (America's great untapped alternative energy source: The Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: My Favorite Headache
Thanks for the story, I sent the link to my husband so he can order some stuff for my boys.

I love it when we find out about these type of entrepreneurs.

36 posted on 12/04/2008 11:54:48 AM PST by call meVeronica
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To: My Favorite Headache

Actually Lego should have purchased the rights to name it “Achmed the Dead Terrorist” Toy


37 posted on 12/04/2008 11:56:53 AM PST by Centurion2000 (To protect and defend ... against all enemies, foreign and domestic .... by any means necessary.)
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To: padre35
Yeah, they need a Mr. Pink and a Mr Brown and a Mr. Blue..think of it as Reservoir Dogs with a jihadist slant..

Mr. Orange would lose more than just an ear.

38 posted on 12/04/2008 12:00:10 PM PST by KarlInOhio (11/4: The revolutionary socialists beat the Fabian ones. Where can we find a capitalist party?)
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To: My Favorite Headache
There was another thread posted on this. Here's my contribution:

39 posted on 12/04/2008 12:01:38 PM PST by zeugma (Will it be nukes or aliens? Time will tell.)
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To: KarlInOhio
Oops. Bad memory. Mr. Orange was the undercover cop who watched and shot the ear chopper.
40 posted on 12/04/2008 12:02:43 PM PST by KarlInOhio (11/4: The revolutionary socialists beat the Fabian ones. Where can we find a capitalist party?)
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To: Red Badger

“made you take it down”? Who did? Just curious.


41 posted on 12/04/2008 12:10:11 PM PST by murrie (For God so loved the world, that he gave His only begotten Son..........)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Did I miss the headline about the group’s protest of actual acts of Terrorism and the Terrorists who commit them?


42 posted on 12/04/2008 12:10:42 PM PST by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: murrie

My boss, the owner.............


43 posted on 12/04/2008 12:11:53 PM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: My Favorite Headache

I wonder who Mr White would rather play with

44 posted on 12/04/2008 12:14:53 PM PST by DogBarkTree (Sometimes you have to let it go in order to get a Grip.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

The real reason the Muzzies are mad—he didn’t name it “Achmed”.


45 posted on 12/04/2008 12:17:41 PM PST by exit82 (It's all Obama's fault. And Biden is still a moron. They are both above their paygrade.)
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I thought of a way to make it more offensive.


46 posted on 12/04/2008 12:19:46 PM PST by KarinG1 (Opinions expressed in this post are my own and do not necessarily represent those of sane people.)
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To: Dahoser

Jingle Bombs
Achmed The Dead Terrorist
(With a little help from Jeff Dunham)

Dashing through the sand
With a bomb strapped to my back
I have a nasty plan
For Christmas in Iraq

I got through checkpoint A
But not through checkpoint B
That's when I got shot in the ass by the U.S. Military

Ooo, Jingle bombs, jingle bombs mine blew up you see
Where are all the virgins that Bin Laden promised me?
Jingle bombs, jingle bombs your soldiers shot me dead
The only thing that I have left is this towel upon my head

I used to be a man,
But every time I cough
Thanks to Uncle Sam
My nuts keep falling off

My bombing days are done,
I need to find some work
Perhaps it would be much safer as
A convenient store night clerk,

Ooo, Jingle bombs, jingle bombs I think I got screwed
Don't laugh at me because I'm dead or I kill you!

I kill you!

47 posted on 12/04/2008 12:26:09 PM PST by cuz_it_aint_their_money (I'll show their president the exact same respect and loyalty that they have shown my president.)
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To: My Favorite Headache
This year's hot gift item for Christmas.

I love it!

48 posted on 12/04/2008 12:27:57 PM PST by E. Cartman (If Citigroup is too big to let fail, then break it up.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Nowhere on their website did they offer an accessory severed head to give Mr. White that real jihadi look.


49 posted on 12/04/2008 12:33:22 PM PST by E. Cartman (If Citigroup is too big to let fail, then break it up.)
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To: My Favorite Headache
And for the girls...
50 posted on 12/04/2008 12:34:12 PM PST by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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