Skip to comments.Barack Obama calls for calm as Muslim community fears backlash over Fort Hood killings
Posted on 11/07/2009 9:26:21 AM PST by traumer
Barack Obama has tried to calm racial tensions in the US after the Muslim community voiced fears it would face a backlash from the Fort Hood killings.
The president's intervention follows two days after Muslim army psychiatrist Major Nidal Malik Hasan opened fire on colleagues at the military base in Texas, killing 13 and wounding 30.
Hundreds attended a candlelit vigil last night at Ford Hood, the country's largest army camp, while the investigation into the incident is continuing.
Major Hasan, 39, whose spree was stopped when he was shot four times by Police Sergeant Kimberley Munley, remains in a coma.
Mr Obama used his weekly radio and internet address to praise the heroism of those who ended Hasan's rampage and to reassure the nation of the quality of their training.
He spoke of their diversity in a move to calm any anti-Muslim backlash to the killings. Major Hasan was reported to have shouted 'Allahu Akbar', Arabic for 'God is Great', as he jumped on a desk and opened fire. Barack Obama
Mr Obama said: 'They are Americans of every race, faith and station. They are Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus and non-believers.
'They are descendants of immigrants and immigrants themselves. They reflect the diversity that makes this America. But what they share is a patriotism like no other.'
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Jihadists in America of course Obama is on their side.... he shares their disdain for the military just ask his Berkely friends...
Barak Obama calls for clam...’clam up and don’t say anything’.
Mark Steyn said it well
Non-Muslims - 13
Muslims - 0
What’s the worry?
But if an abortion clinic should burn down, they are ready to declare war on the Catholic Church.
Birds of a feather stick together, eh?
Is our so-called president advising his friends?
Islam is a mass movement, not a race.
Muslim Barack Obama Calls For Calm, Also Requests We Don’t Care He Was Born In Kenya, and Ignore That He Was Insensitive In Giving Shout Outs at The Fort Hood Statement He Gave On Thursday...
The best thing these “frigtened muslims” could do would be...
STORM the hospital, find Hasan and kill him...
Then the rest of the United States will understand WHICH side the “frigtened muslims” are on...
Until then they are just “frigtened muslims who will eventually turn into a lone wolf jihadist”...
Hasan had an “Allah is Love” bumper sticker on his car.
I was unaware that Islam is a race. I thought it was a religion. Does the Daily Mail employ editors? Or did they report this correctly and Obama started babbling about race when asked about the Fort Hood killings?
AMEN to that, Nervous Tick.
Let me give a shout out to all you Bible Thumbin Gun Clingers to Surrender and move along orderly to your extermination centers
“he shares their disdain for the military just ask his Berkely friends...”
And he’s trying to passively murder those left in the mideast by not giving them the resources they need.
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