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Herman Cain assailed as 'bigoted' over Muslim remarks
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Posted on 03/28/2011 2:32:36 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Herman Cain assailed as 'bigoted' over Muslim remarks By: CNN Political Producer Shannon Travis

Washington (CNN) - A leading Muslim advocacy group accused potential presidential candidate Herman Cain of spewing "bigoted speech" Monday following remarks he made at a conservative conference last weekend.

While attending the Conservative Principles Conference last weekend in Iowa, Cain told a reporter- if he became president – he would not appoint a Muslim to his cabinet or as a federal judge.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) expressed outrage on Monday, saying Cain's words show how "right wing" conservatives are currently engaging in Muslim bashing.

"Even post 9/11 you didn't have this level of mainstreaming of anti-Muslim hate as you have now," said Ibrahim Hooper, National Communications Director for CAIR.

Cain's comments came in response to a question from a reporter for liberal-leaning Think Progress about potentially appointing a Muslim in a Cain administration.

"No, I will not," Cain responded. "And here's why. There is this creeping attempt, there is this attempt to gradually ease Sharia law and the Muslim faith into our government. It does not belong in our government. This is what happened in Europe. And little by little, to try and be politically correct, they made this little change, they made this little change. And now they've got a social problem that they don't know what to do with hardly."

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cair; hermaincain; islam; muslims

1 posted on 03/28/2011 2:32:41 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Thank God someone gets it, and thank you Herman for speaking the truth!


2 posted on 03/28/2011 2:33:52 PM PDT by ohiogrammy (12)
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To: Sub-Driver

WOPW

They will be coming for my pastor...

Yesterday he said theres no religious rights in America anymore...

unless you are Moslem...

Oh noez hes a bigot...

:)


3 posted on 03/28/2011 2:40:49 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Sub-Driver

WOPW

They will be coming for my pastor...

Yesterday he said theres no religious rights in America anymore...

unless you are Moslem...

Oh noez hes a bigot...

:)


4 posted on 03/28/2011 2:41:08 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Sub-Driver
What we need is some white people to NOT AVERT THEIR EYES when accused of racism or bigotry..

BUT go off on the offending cretin..

5 posted on 03/28/2011 2:42:15 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: ohiogrammy

Exactly. This is the exact correct tone to take and if Hooper doesn’t like it, he can take a hike.


6 posted on 03/28/2011 2:42:15 PM PDT by Ronin (Tokyo Hot -- Looking forward to saving money on night lights!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hmmm. I dont much have a problem with what he says. Its the darn truth and bet you $100.00 its what 90% of what population thinks but will not say. Thank you Mr. Cain. The Muslim community has given me no reason to think that they are full fledged Americans with American values. Im sure they are lovely but not in leadership quite yet.


7 posted on 03/28/2011 2:42:45 PM PDT by GoCards (RUN SARAH RUN)
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To: Sub-Driver
Herman Cain.... "The Anti Obama"...
8 posted on 03/28/2011 2:43:17 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: taildragger
Or Herman Cain, "The UnObama"....
9 posted on 03/28/2011 2:44:40 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Sub-Driver

you go Herman!

think about drafting Allen West to run with you .

You will prevail over the Obama race-baiting machine 100%


10 posted on 03/28/2011 2:51:50 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m with Herman Cain


11 posted on 03/28/2011 2:52:04 PM PDT by Carley (WISCONSIN STREET NO DIFFERENT THAN THE ARAB STREET. UGLY AND VIOLENT)
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To: Sub-Driver

The nerve of these white privilege libs calling Herman Cain “Bigoted”. None of these libs have ever seen Jim Crow nor were the target of “Night Rides”.


12 posted on 03/28/2011 2:52:55 PM PDT by NorthStarStateConservative (I'm just another disabled naturalized minority vegan pro life conservative.)
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To: Sub-Driver
I with Herman on this one...

PC CREDITS
13 posted on 03/28/2011 2:54:11 PM PDT by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: americanophile; Islaminaction; Kolokotronis; annalex; MahatmaGandu; NYer; La Lydia; AnalogReigns; ..
Well, that does it. Cain gets my vote.

ISLAMIZATION PING LIST:

Infidels: freepmail me if you want on or off this list.

14 posted on 03/28/2011 2:54:25 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives"-Ataturk)
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To: GoCards
The Muslim community has given me no reason to think that they are full fledged Americans with American values. Im sure they are lovely but not in leadership quite yet.

When the Muslim community fields the equivelent of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and equals their combat record instead of providing the likes of Major Hassan and Sgt. Asan Akbar then I'll start to consider that they are full fledged American's with American values. The standard has been set. It's up to them to equal or surpass it before I'll grant immediate support to them as I do Japanese-Americans.

"All of us can't stay in the [internment] camps until the end of the war. Some of us have to go to the front. Our record on the battlefield will determine when you will return and how you will be treated. I don't know if I'll make it back."

Technical Sergeant Abraham Ohama, Company "F", 442nd RCT, Killed in Action 10/20/1944

Until then, tough.

TS

15 posted on 03/28/2011 2:57:35 PM PDT by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: Sub-Driver

The racist bigots calling truth tellers bigots. Just keep the racist bigots screaming Herman. The truth hurts their ears and singes their corrupt and ugly souls.


16 posted on 03/28/2011 3:02:20 PM PDT by EverOnward
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To: Sub-Driver

Cain... you did good on this.


17 posted on 03/28/2011 3:08:23 PM PDT by Gator113 (I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: Sub-Driver; All

Cain is 100% correct....and CAIR is an Islamic Terrorist group that preaches and promotes virulent Anti-Semitism

Cain understands Islam, and that is what upsets the Islamic Hate Groups


18 posted on 03/28/2011 3:13:50 PM PDT by UCFRoadWarrior (Will Japan blame America for its latest nuking?)
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To: Sub-Driver

One man’s bigotry is another man’s freedom of (opinion) speech. Pass it one.

To assume that Cain has deep-seated issues concerning Muslims is as bigoted as a Muslims believing that Jews are sub-human.

According to the 1st Amendment, who’s wrong here?


19 posted on 03/28/2011 3:17:55 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Islam is a violent and tyrannical political ideology and has nothing to do with "religion".)
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To: K-oneTexas; Tucker822; Kartographer; freekitty; carmody; Dead Corpse; MsLady; Publius772000; ...

I posted the video earlier today. This is CNN’s store on it.

As negative as the lamestream media wants to make this, the responses I’m seeing here and other places are overwhelmingly positive.


20 posted on 03/28/2011 3:18:40 PM PDT by justsaynomore ("America must move from an entitlement mindset to an empowerment mindset" - Herman Cain)
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To: K-oneTexas; Tucker822; Kartographer; freekitty; carmody; Dead Corpse; MsLady; Publius772000; ...

I posted the video earlier today. This is CNN’s store on it.

As negative as the lamestream media wants to make this, the responses I’m seeing here and other places are overwhelmingly positive.


21 posted on 03/28/2011 3:18:40 PM PDT by justsaynomore ("America must move from an entitlement mindset to an empowerment mindset" - Herman Cain)
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To: Sub-Driver

CAIR is a terrorist organization, who cares what they think?


22 posted on 03/28/2011 3:26:55 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (Tosca, mi fai dimenticare Iddio!!!)
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To: FrankR
Your Political Correctness cartoon commentary

I liked it. Good stuff. Excellent point!

23 posted on 03/28/2011 3:34:33 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Emperor Palpatine
Exactly. CAIR should be outed for the terrorist organization they are and tossed out of this country.

If they like Sharia, and killing their daughters for getting laid , and making their wives wear veils and Burka’s they should get the F back to the land they came from. Those born here should go back too. When in Rome as the saying goes.

24 posted on 03/28/2011 3:37:08 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Sub-Driver

It is interesting that we have two black conservative political figures, Herman Cain and Allen West, as about the only two people in American politics who really “get it” regarding Islam.


25 posted on 03/28/2011 3:45:40 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Pastor Johnny Hunt said yesterday, in reference to military chaplains not being able to pray in Christ’s name, “I wonder when God is going to get enough.”


26 posted on 03/28/2011 3:46:32 PM PDT by Terry Mross (Those Who Worship Him will all bow down and say "Yes, we can!")
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To: Sub-Driver

If cair is outraged, I am ecstatic. Bring it.

Netzach!!!


27 posted on 03/28/2011 4:20:52 PM PDT by MestaMachine (Note: I do NOT capitalize anything I don't respect...like obama and/or islam...but I repeat myself.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“..expressed outrage”..
and they were OH SO offended, too.


28 posted on 03/28/2011 5:12:13 PM PDT by clbiel (Hey Islam! Satan's on the line- says he's not giving back your religion without a fight.)
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To: Carley

This is exactly one of the things Herman Cain said liberals do. Start calling people names. From his speech in Iowa. All liberals do 3 things, Shift the subject, Ignore the facts, Call people names. Shift, Ignore, Names(SIN). Straight out of the liberal playbook, LOL.


29 posted on 03/28/2011 5:32:38 PM PDT by Roklok
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To: Sub-Driver

Here’s a follow-up with Herman on Neil Cavuto:

http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/your-world-cavuto/index.html#/v/4612111/herman-cain-defends-controversial-muslim-comments/?playlist_id=86929

I think the world of Herman, but he needs to learn more about Islam and the Koran. A devout Muslim cannot keep a sacred vow to defend the Constitution since Islam decrees that the “Church” IS the State, no separation. I respect HC’s sense of fairness, but he must become savvy on this subject, since it’s such a great threat to our country, if he wants to be POTUS. One of the world’s most renowned experts on the subject - Brigitte Gabriel - says straight-up, whenever asked, that a Muslim should not hold elected office here - ever.


30 posted on 03/28/2011 10:41:59 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!!)
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To: hosepipe

“What we need is some white people to NOT AVERT THEIR EYES when accused of racism or bigotry..BUT go off on the offending cretin..”

On that point solely, I have to say that Trump is the most fearless white guy out there right now. He proved it on the View (regarding BHO’s birth certificate) and he’ll keep doing so. He’s also been outspoken in his public opposition to the Ground Zero Mosque. Hell, he even put his money where his mouth is and offered the developer a fat chunk of money and 25% profit for the property, but the Muslim jerk turned it down.

We’re facing some amoral, ruthless enemies, and the only way the Repubs can oust BHO in ‘12 (or sooner) is to grow a set - quickly.


31 posted on 03/28/2011 10:58:26 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Herman Cain can’t be a bigot because I’ve been told by black people that it’s impossible for for black people to be bigots.


32 posted on 03/28/2011 11:02:15 PM PDT by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: Sub-Driver

People need more education on Islam, Muhammad and the Koran like this (worth watching more than once - 29 sec. commercial plays first) -

http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/oreilly/index.html#/v/4612578/libyan-woman-says-she-was-raped-by-qaddafis-thugs/?playlist_id=86923


33 posted on 03/28/2011 11:48:08 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!!)
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To: americanophile; All

I love Herman but he first needs more education on Islam/Koran if he wants to be our President. Check this out, worth watching more than once (29 sec. commercial plays first) -

http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/oreilly/index.html#/v/4612578/libyan-woman-says-she-was-raped-by-qaddafis-thugs/?playlist_id=86923


34 posted on 03/28/2011 11:54:08 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!!)
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