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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Likens Islamic Radicals to 'Christian Militants' in U.S.
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Posted on 06/16/2011 8:06:10 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Likens Islamic Radicals to 'Christian Militants' in U.S. Thursday, June 16, 2011 By Penny Starr

(CNSNews.com) – Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D.-Texas) likened "Christian militants" to Islamic radicals in a hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday, suggesting they posed a comparable threat to the rule of law in the United States.

At the same hearing, a witness told the committee that the conversion of U.S. prison inmates to radical Islam is an “evolving threat” to national security.

Michael Downing, the head of counter-terrorism and special operations at the Los Angeles Police Department, was one of three witnesses who testified at the hearing on Muslim radicalization called by Rep. Peter King, a New York Republican.

But Democrats on the committee condemned the proceedings as “racist” because of its focus on Muslims. They said the hearing should focus on broader issues, including gangs, unfair sentencing practices that target young black men, and other extremists, including white supremacists.

King rebuffed those criticisms, telling Democrats that they controlled the Homeland Security Committee for four years, yet they did not call one hearing on any of the issues they claimed should be part of Wednesday’s hearing.

“Suddenly this issue emerges when we start talking about Muslim radicalization,” King said. “The purpose of this committee is to combat Islamic terrorism because that is the terrorist threat to this country,” King said.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: dopeydems; jacksonlee
She should move to Cuba........
1 posted on 06/16/2011 8:06:14 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
Shiela Jackson-Lee is a low IQ POS.

Blacks And Opportunity

"I believe that if I hear one more black politician hollering about how the United States is no damn good, and nobody in it is any damn good, and everyone discriminates against blacks, and denies them opportunity, and represses them, and doesn't do everything they want, and expects them to behave, I'm going to start bellowing."

2 posted on 06/16/2011 8:10:05 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam

I before e except after C.


3 posted on 06/16/2011 8:10:52 AM PDT by blam
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To: Sub-Driver

This is what passes for intelligence on the Left.


4 posted on 06/16/2011 8:11:07 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Sub-Driver

Pinhead!....


5 posted on 06/16/2011 8:11:44 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Sub-Driver

That is similar to likening Jackson-Lee’s brain power to that of Albert Einstein.


6 posted on 06/16/2011 8:11:46 AM PDT by F.J. Mitchell (Say no to the status quo and yes to Palin whom we all know.)
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To: Sub-Driver
She won so many awards for her high IQ;

“The Congressional bonehead award goes to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) who, on a visit to JPL, asked if Mars Pathfinder had taken an image of the flag planted there in 1969 by Neil Armstrong! Quipped Rep. Vernon Ehlers (R-MI) to the Washington Times: “We just don’t teach enough science.” Worse, Jackson Lee, who represents Houston, is a member of the House Science Committee’s space subcommittee. Perhaps some committee reassignments are in order…”

7 posted on 06/16/2011 8:16:09 AM PDT by Linda Frances
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To: Sub-Driver

If that’s truly the case, why isn’t she saying that Islamic terrorist are like Christian terrorists?


8 posted on 06/16/2011 8:20:42 AM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: Sub-Driver
"Today, we have two Vietnams, side by side, North and South, exchanging and working." - Sheila Jackson-Lee

"Did the Mars Pathfinder probe take a picture of that flag Neil Armstrong planted on Mars in 1969?" - Sheila Jackson-Lee

She makes me ashamed to be a Texan!

9 posted on 06/16/2011 8:26:47 AM PDT by jda ("Righteousness exalts a nation . . .")
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To: Sub-Driver

She must be talking about the Rev “God D*mm America” Wright, since he hates the country as much as the islamic radicals.


10 posted on 06/16/2011 8:32:47 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (zero hates Texas and we hate him back. He ain't my president either.)
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To: jda
She makes me ashamed to be a Texan!

Why? She was neither born, nor raised here. She's a carpetbagger.

11 posted on 06/16/2011 8:39:54 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: Sub-Driver
She is a filthy black pig..She treats her staff like crap and orders anyone around out of her way..At one time someone must have told the ugly woman that she is a goddess and I am almost sure that would be herself..She makes my teeth grind ever time I see her open her mouth..

One thing I really hopes happens is her district and it will be redistricted then and only then will she be out..and maybe we would not have to look at her ugly face again..

12 posted on 06/16/2011 8:42:53 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Sub-Driver

The only people dumber than Sheila Jackass Lee are the morons who vote for her. I wonder what most of them have in common...?


13 posted on 06/16/2011 8:44:03 AM PDT by Gritty (Washington no longer has a government; rather, it has a gangster regime - Jeffrey Kuhner)
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To: jda

SJL can’t do that. Even a transplanted Texan sees that. Besides, I’ll trade the two critters from my last home city environs – Waxman and Waters – any day for ONE SJL. SJL is more stupid than evil; it’s a close call, but still more stupid.

I mean we HAVE to have her here in Houston. She provides no end of entertainment when Michael Berry lites into the congressWOMON. This is going to be a fun week for local talk.

The NappyOne


14 posted on 06/16/2011 8:46:30 AM PDT by NappyOne
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To: Sub-Driver

Every time she opens her mouth nothing ut stupid comes out.

She should know by now that nobody cares what the stupid person says or does.

In her case it confirms that in some people stupid goes all the way to the bone.


15 posted on 06/16/2011 8:48:24 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Gritty
I wonder what most of them have in common...?

Liberal White Guilt

16 posted on 06/16/2011 8:49:35 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: ShadowAce
Why? She was neither born, nor raised here.

She lives here, represents a portion of our citizens, and is part of the Texas delegation.

17 posted on 06/16/2011 8:51:27 AM PDT by jda ("Righteousness exalts a nation . . .")
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To: Sub-Driver
“Christian militants”

Where?

This is the kind of thing that Leftist tenured professors dream up. people in the real world should put down the pipe and realize that the Islamic radicals are the real threat and start profiling *gasp*

It works in Israel, it'll work here.

18 posted on 06/16/2011 9:06:04 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: Sub-Driver

19 posted on 06/16/2011 9:09:21 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten (Welcome to the USA - where every day is Backwards Day!)
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To: Sub-Driver
"People disagree with it, but here’s an individual attempting to undermine the protections that are given to women,” Jackson Lee continued. “Would you suggest that that might be compared to trying to undermine this country? That’s a possibility, is it not?"



Truly, you have a dizzying intellect.
20 posted on 06/16/2011 9:11:25 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Old Teufel Hunden
"People disagree with it, but here’s an individual attempting to undermine the protections that are given to women,” Jackson Lee continued. “Would you suggest that that might be compared to trying to undermine this country? That’s a possibility, is it not?"

What SJL fails to understand that is that protections that are given can be taken.

21 posted on 06/16/2011 9:13:38 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: Linda Frances
*Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) who, on a visit to JPL, asked if Mars Pathfinder had taken an image of the flag planted there in 1969 by Neil Armstrong!*

Oh yes, I remember being allowed to stay up late at night to watch this historic event. It was right after the civil war ended. Sherman signed the surrender papers at Appomattox a couple of days before Hirohito released war criminal Teddy Roosevelt back to us in exchange for giving him Eastern Europe after the war.

22 posted on 06/16/2011 9:20:36 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: blam

I’m gonna blow chunks! Wonder if Queen Shiela was down for the struggle? Wonder if her arse was hosed, was her ignorant head ever bashed in? I doubt it. She’s a product of a more than willing America to try and right it’s past wrongs so idiots like her can get along in life much better than those even in the early 60’s and bash this county and bytch about how bad blacks have it today. It’s YOUR party that’s responsible for “your people” to be in the shape that some are in today. I’m ashamed to be from Houston just because of this moron-ess but I moved out to the outskirts years ago.


23 posted on 06/16/2011 9:59:29 AM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: Sub-Driver

The only “Christian” militants I know of are the Westboro Baptist “Church” gang and they’re all democrats! The Rev. Wright was/is quite militant too.


24 posted on 06/16/2011 10:18:18 AM PDT by rangerwife (Proud wife of a Purple Heart Recipient)
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To: Sub-Driver

White Christian militants, of course.


25 posted on 06/16/2011 10:34:06 AM PDT by crosshairs (The left's hatred of Christianity has blinded them to the REAL threat which is Islam.)
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To: blam

Science. Interesting huh?


26 posted on 06/16/2011 10:34:27 AM PDT by itsahoot (We make jokes, they make progress. Progressivism, do something, or get used to it.)
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To: Gritty

Uh, they are not white?


27 posted on 06/16/2011 10:36:17 AM PDT by itsahoot (We make jokes, they make progress. Progressivism, do something, or get used to it.)
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To: Sub-Driver

What would SJL know about real Christianity? I’ll bet the only time she goes to church is to rally black voters to re-elect her. To her ilk, churches are nothing but useful tools to herd the sheep to socialism.


28 posted on 06/16/2011 11:54:12 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Gritty

Sheila’s district is a gerrymandered creation that includes certain hoods of inner city Houston.
And she is NOT a Texan. She is from Queens, New York.


29 posted on 06/17/2011 4:37:44 AM PDT by Texas resident (Hunkered Down)
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To: Texas resident
...she is NOT a Texan. She is from Queens, New York

I thought "carpetbaggers" went out of style around 1874? Silly me!

30 posted on 06/17/2011 6:22:44 AM PDT by Gritty (The Public Sector has become an army of occupation, socialism's occupying army -Daniel Greenfield)
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To: Sub-Driver

I saw this article and this illustrates why we should be worried about the patriot act.

In the end we, all of us who believe in freedom in this country will be lumped in with the terrorists. Tea Partiers, 2nd Ammendment types, etc.

I always felt the patriot act was a scam that was put into place to lock us all down - and you can see via this lunatic; Sheila Jackson Lee, and her cohort. Janet Napolitano, we are building a nightmare country run by “Homeland Security” and their TSA thugs.

Definitions of “Terrorism” will be used to lock this country down - and the best thing the bad guys have are conservatives who act as enablers under the banner of patriotism for all these new laws and procedures - we are building our own cage.


31 posted on 06/18/2011 9:34:31 AM PDT by LibertyLA (fighting libtards and other giant government enablers!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Queen Shelia is in the same mental abilities category as the congressman who commented that “if anymore people go to Puerto Rico ( I think) that the island would tip over”.

Michael Berry on Houston radio is on her case all the time about stupid statements she makes. It is hilarious! I know she must really hate him.

32 posted on 06/18/2011 9:44:29 AM PDT by Ditter
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