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Store YANKS FIREWORKS Offensive to Muslims
WXOW - AP ^ | 7.04.09 | AP

Posted on 07/07/2009 11:23:10 AM PDT by rface

A Wisconsin fireworks store has yanked a brand off its shelves

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The fireworks were called "Run Hadji Run." The packaging showed a cartoon drawing of Uncle Sam yanking the beard of a man dressed in Muslim attire, and the other showed a bomber jet flying over a group of Arab men on camels.

"Hadji" is a title given to Muslims who have completed a pilgrimage to Mecca.


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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: fireworks; hadji
didn't see the above posted......also didn't see the below posted.

from the "Huffington Post":

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1 posted on 07/07/2009 11:23:10 AM PDT by rface
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To: rface

LMAO, ‘Run Hadji Run.’


2 posted on 07/07/2009 11:25:28 AM PDT by americanophile (Sarcasm: satirical wit depending for its effect on bitter, caustic, and often ironic language.)
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To: rface

we have to pull chinese fireworks off of our shelves because we are racist??


4 posted on 07/07/2009 11:26:31 AM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Tamar1973

Typo above...Run Osama Run.


5 posted on 07/07/2009 11:26:52 AM PDT by Tamar1973 (Only dead fish "go with the flow"--Sarah Palin)
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To: rface

That’s pretty freakin’ cool.

:)


6 posted on 07/07/2009 11:27:28 AM PDT by SandWMan (While you may not be able to legislate morality, you can legislate morally.)
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To: Tamar1973

More like a Freudian Slip...;^)


7 posted on 07/07/2009 11:28:27 AM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: randog

Damn dvorak keyboard! LOL!


8 posted on 07/07/2009 11:29:07 AM PDT by Tamar1973 (Only dead fish "go with the flow"--Sarah Palin)
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To: americanophile

“Run Hadji Run.”

thats funny right there i don’t care who ya are....


9 posted on 07/07/2009 11:29:55 AM PDT by tatsinfla
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To: Tamar1973
Typo above......

sure!

10 posted on 07/07/2009 11:30:12 AM PDT by rface
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To: Tamar1973

“Typo above...Run Osama Run”

Still a typo:

“Run OBAMA Run”

There, fixed it.


11 posted on 07/07/2009 11:32:53 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Impeach President Soros!!!)
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To: rface
"Hadji" is a title given to Muslims who have completed a pilgrimage to Mecca.

When used by an infidel, me for example, it is very offensive to Muslims. It is the same level of insult as calling Christians "Jesus Cannibals."

12 posted on 07/07/2009 11:33:55 AM PDT by CholeraJoe (So close to Postal)
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To: rface

LOLOL!

Wonder if this was from a Chinese factory that had had some, er, run-ins with Uighurs.


13 posted on 07/07/2009 11:34:28 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Think of the D Party as what it really is: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
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To: rface

Now that’s funny !


14 posted on 07/07/2009 11:34:51 AM PDT by kingpins10
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To: CholeraJoe

You mean, Jonny Quest all those years was insulting his little brown friend by calling him “hadji?”

;-)


15 posted on 07/07/2009 11:35:26 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Impeach President Soros!!!)
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To: ScottinVA

“Hadji” is “Jihad” spelled sideways.


16 posted on 07/07/2009 11:36:46 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Think of the D Party as what it really is: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
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To: ScottinVA

In before post pulled!


17 posted on 07/07/2009 11:37:17 AM PDT by bondjamesbond (Don't blame me... I voted for PALIN!)
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To: tatsinfla
Boom Hadji boom. Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

18 posted on 07/07/2009 11:37:28 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: rface
I tried to bring up the website www.redrhinofireworks.com and only got the single line

Our apologies. Our website is currently unavailable. We are working as quickly as possible to correct the problem.

19 posted on 07/07/2009 11:39:00 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Think of the D Party as what it really is: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
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To: rface
Google cache of Red Rhino

Looks like a distinctly all-American outfit, not some Chinese hole in the wall.

20 posted on 07/07/2009 11:42:17 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Think of the D Party as what it really is: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
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To: rface

I don’t think there are many things that doesn’t “offend” crybaby Muslims but I have to give them this one. That’s pretty messed up.

Its hilarious but still messed up. LMAO


21 posted on 07/07/2009 11:42:20 AM PDT by 240B (he is doing everything he said he would'nt and not doing what he said he would)
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To: ScottinVA

Apparently so. When the 3rd Infantry Division made its “Thunder Run” through Baghdad, the soldiers referred to Iraqi insurgents as “Hajji M_____ F_____.”


22 posted on 07/07/2009 11:43:28 AM PDT by CholeraJoe (So close to Postal)
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To: americanophile

Johnny Quest Fireworks.


23 posted on 07/07/2009 11:49:20 AM PDT by LeonardFMason
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To: rface
I remember these as a kid in the 50's


24 posted on 07/07/2009 11:55:53 AM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: ScottinVA

“Race and I are just friends. Good friends.” Dr. Quest


25 posted on 07/07/2009 11:57:07 AM PDT by tumblindice
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To: rface

Does this mean I must pull my “Crap on Mohammed’s Face” toilet seats from WalMart?


26 posted on 07/07/2009 12:27:07 PM PDT by Islam=Murder (The United States - surrendering to Sharia without a peep.)
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To: rface
back in the 50’s we had a slightly modified name for these.


27 posted on 07/07/2009 12:31:51 PM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: tumblindice

“’Race and I are just friends. Good friends.’ Dr. Quest”


The ORIGINAL “Ambiguously Gay Duo”


28 posted on 07/07/2009 12:34:50 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Impeach President Soros!!!)
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To: rface

Too bad the store located in WISCONSIN caved and pulled the product off their shelves after complaints by mohammedans from MINNESOTA.


29 posted on 07/07/2009 12:38:59 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Impeach President Soros!!!)
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To: tatsinfla
In a previous life, I worked in product development for a company in Japan who developed labels and products such as this. One of my duties was to screen or reword things which might be deemed racially offensive. Honestly speaking, I would have let something like this go through.

The Japanese have a great, but very subtle sense of humor. I could write a book on some of the Japanized English and drawings which didn't get through.

I once met my counterpart for Sanrio at a social gathering-- he was the guy who got caught up in the vortex of the Sambo flap of the early 1990's-- a nice Canadian fellow who was actually far more sensitive about such things than me. Long story short is that the Sambo characters were developed by a very talented black artist in Jamacia. Sanrio got mau-maued because they refused a shake-down demand from a Jackson/Sharpton type group who wanted a contribution in return for a promise not to protest the product.

30 posted on 07/07/2009 12:47:09 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Are there any men left in Washington? Or, are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud)
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To: Vigilanteman

the sambo book was a great story when i was a little one in kindergarten..i won’t say how many years ago that was...i never as a child looked at the story being racial...even when i had grown i didn’t...its a shame that we have so many people out there destroying us and our cultures...


31 posted on 07/07/2009 12:51:30 PM PDT by tatsinfla
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To: ScottinVA
The ORIGINAL “Ambiguously Gay Duo”

I though that was the 2 fake umpires that follow the ‘Jays’ around......

32 posted on 07/07/2009 1:00:47 PM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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