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Verizon Drops Muslim TV Channel Whose Owner Beheaded His General Manager
TBI ^ | 2-24-2012 | Jim Edwards

Posted on 02/24/2012 8:12:31 AM PST by blam

Verizon Drops Muslim TV Channel Whose Owner Beheaded His General Manager

Jim Edwards
Febuary 24, 2012

Bridges TV anchor Samatha Azzar

Verizon will drop the Muslim cable channel Bridges TV on March 14, almost a year to the day after the channel's owner was sentenced to life in prison for beheading his wife, who was also the station's general manager.

The murder occurred at Bridges TV's studio in 2009, six days after Aasiya Hassan told her abusive husband Muzzammil she was divorcing him. Muzzammil Hassan, the channel's founder, then lured his wife to the studio where he stabbed her 40 times and hacked off her head with a pair of hunting knives.

Verizon's decision to drop the channel is unrelated to Hassan's crime. The company told Metro:

"This programming has been discontinued due to very low viewership and the continued effort of Verizon to offer our customers the most popular channels while keeping our rates reasonable."

Bridges TV news director and anchor Samantha Azzar told Metro:

"Without Verizon, we will cease to exist. We won't be able to stay on... There will be no voice for local Muslim Americans to cover stories that are important to them."

Bridges TV's advertisers included Ford and American Islamic College.

The Daily News once noted:

Muzzammil Hassan founded Bridge TV in 2004. The American-Islamic station was designed to combat the negative stereotype of Muslims post-9/11.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: crushislam; death; destruction; islam; islamicviolence; islamofascism; kalbislam; muslim; sharia; sickness; verizon
If I were to tell you what I thought of Muslims, it would be deleted and I would probably be banned.
1 posted on 02/24/2012 8:12:41 AM PST by blam
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To: blam

“Without Verizon, we will cease to exist. We won’t be able to stay on... There will be no voice for local Muslim Americans to cover stories that are important to them.”

Boo - f’n- Hoo!


2 posted on 02/24/2012 8:13:58 AM PST by texson66 ("Mr Obama, tear down this wall of bureaucratic opression of freedom!")
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To: blam

They should pick up a cannibalism channel... because all cultures and all religions are equal.


3 posted on 02/24/2012 8:14:53 AM PST by DannyTN
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To: blam

That’s Islamic Sho-Biz!!!!


4 posted on 02/24/2012 8:16:18 AM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: blam

“The American-Islamic station was designed to combat the negative stereotype of Muslims post-9/11.”...

That sure worked for this Gilligan!


5 posted on 02/24/2012 8:19:33 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Anti-Bubba182

The Islamic Gong Show is serious!


6 posted on 02/24/2012 8:20:57 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: blam
The American-Islamic station was designed to combat the negative stereotype of Muslims post-9/11.

sometimes the jokes just write themselves.

7 posted on 02/24/2012 8:21:18 AM PST by wbill
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To: blam

Heads will roll!


8 posted on 02/24/2012 8:21:56 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: blam

“There will be no voice for local Muslim Americans”

You can be a Muslim or an American. It’s impossible to be both.


9 posted on 02/24/2012 8:22:40 AM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Burning the Quran is a waste of perfectly good fire.)
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To: blam

The wife who was later beheaded gave him the idea for the channel. Noting his last name and recalling the cartoon Ali Baba Bunny (Bugs Bunny), we remembered the phrase from it:
Hassan Chop!


10 posted on 02/24/2012 8:23:40 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: blam
Verizon's decision to drop the channel is unrelated to Hassan's crime. The company told Metro


11 posted on 02/24/2012 8:25:19 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Mitt Romney is SEVERELY conservative - and I'm SEVERELY against giving him my vote!)
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To: blam

“Muzzammil Hassan founded Bridge TV in 2004. The American-Islamic station was designed to combat the negative stereotype of Muslims post-9/11.]”

EPIC FAIL!


12 posted on 02/24/2012 8:29:55 AM PST by christianhomeschoolmommaof3
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To: blam

So if they had better ratings, they would keep the channel and sell it as a premium channel?


13 posted on 02/24/2012 8:31:56 AM PST by listenhillary (Look your representatives in the eye and ask if they intend to pay off the debt. They will look away)
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To: blam
There will be no voice for local Muslim Americans to cover stories that are important to them."

Try NPR news, honey. That's all they ever talk about.

14 posted on 02/24/2012 8:46:26 AM PST by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: blam

Oh oh, Verizon is now on the ‘who survives and who dies list’.


15 posted on 02/24/2012 8:51:41 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (NOT VOTING gets 0bamao re-electedOh oh, Veriz. 0bamao's ANTI-TRUTH & SPIN TEAM is again on the move.)
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To: blam

I’d sure hate to be the guy who asks him for a raise.


16 posted on 02/24/2012 9:01:10 AM PST by duckman (Go Newt...)
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To: blam
OH, NO!

Does this mean no more....

Fatwa Knows Best?

How I Murdered Your Mother?

Hajji Days?

Allah In The Family?

Have Jihad Will Travel?

Quran As Folk?

17 posted on 02/24/2012 9:06:35 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: blam

I’d suffer worse, believe me. This might help. Call them what I do. Folks are maybe tired of seeing me post it all the time but I find it works for me: “Worthless Saracen* bastards’’. *Saracen’’(’noun.) 1.A member of any of the nomadic tribes on the Syrian border of the Roman Empire. 2.(later use) an Arab. 3. A Muslim.


18 posted on 02/24/2012 9:12:31 AM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Heads will roll!

Snort!

19 posted on 02/24/2012 9:13:52 AM PST by eddie willers
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To: blam
The American-Islamic station was designed to combat the negative stereotype of Muslims post-9/11.

It might have actually accomplished that HAD HE NOT SLICED HIS WIFE'S HEAD OFF!!!

20 posted on 02/24/2012 9:14:05 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: N. Theknow
Maybe they showed this one:

Come listen to a story ’bout a man named Ahmed
Poor Camel driver barely kept his family fed.
Then one day- he was shootin’ at some Jews
When up through the ground comes a bubblin’ ooze
Oil that is… Saudi soda.... Persian Perrier

Now the first thing ya know, Ahmed’s a millionaire
Kin folk said: Ahmed, Move away from there!
said: Californy is the place that you’d do fair
So the loaded up their camel and they moved to BelAir
swimmin pools…movie stars…...Jews....
The Bel Arabs!

21 posted on 02/24/2012 9:19:09 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: blam
"Without Verizon, we will cease to exist. We won't be able to stay on... There will be no voice for local Muslim Americans to cover stories that are important to them."

Cry me a river of pig blood.....

22 posted on 02/24/2012 9:24:59 AM PST by NRA1995 (I'll cling to my religion and guns till they're pried from my cold dead fingers!)
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To: texson66

“...“Without Verizon, we will cease to exist....”

And the problem with this is........?


23 posted on 02/24/2012 9:28:09 AM PST by NCC-1701 (In Memphis on January 20, 2009, pump price were $1.49. We all know what happened after that.)
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To: N. Theknow
Saudi Study: Nearly a Quarter of Children Raped; Up to 46% of Students Suffer from Homosexuality
24 posted on 02/24/2012 9:46:02 AM PST by blam
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To: blam

Nothing says bad PR like beheading your wife!


25 posted on 02/24/2012 9:56:01 AM PST by pastorbillrandles
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To: blam

Nothing says bad PR like beheading your wife!


26 posted on 02/24/2012 9:56:10 AM PST by pastorbillrandles
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To: blam

So many jokes in the headline.


27 posted on 02/24/2012 9:56:49 AM PST by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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To: blam

Did you know Islam is a religion of peace and mercy?


28 posted on 02/24/2012 10:25:34 AM PST by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: Tzimisce

Islam = Death, Destruction and Misery.


29 posted on 02/24/2012 10:52:27 AM PST by blam
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To: blam
Now don't lose your head over this!

Actually, it's a pretty good indicator of Verison's moral standards that this "channel" wasn't canceled the same day, ON THE SPOT!

Anywhere but Islam would consider this a horrific crime, but for Islam and their supporters, it's just another day.

30 posted on 02/24/2012 11:01:53 AM PST by HeartlandOfAmerica ("We have prepared for the unbeliever, whips and chains and blazing fires!" Koran Sura 76:4)
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To: blam
There will be no voice for local Muslim Americans

Hard to do when the head is separated from the body.

31 posted on 02/24/2012 11:22:17 AM PST by John123 (US$ - I owe you nothing. Euro - Who owes you nothing.)
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To: blam

Blam I not surpise I think the rating I have turn in by chance that channel and it sucks

Maybe if they really want Muslum turn in give them Al Jazeera english news I watch that LOL!


32 posted on 02/24/2012 11:28:16 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: dfwgator

HEY Dfwgator I did have reruns of Beverly Hillbillies for while I am surprise


33 posted on 02/24/2012 11:29:18 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: MVV

WOW.....these are sick, sick people!


34 posted on 02/24/2012 11:45:27 AM PST by mickie
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To: blam

DONT WORRY! The Muslim terrorist in Chief, Obama HUSSEIN will jump in and give this Muslim Channel Millions in U.S. Taxpayer Money to keep them afloat. Obama HUSSEIN will also require not only Verizon, but every other Cable Network in the U.S. to carry the trash as well.
We know HUSSEIN believes in Religious Freedom when it comes to the Muslim Mosque at Ground Zero, and apologizes for each KORAN burned, but screw the Catholics and other Christians! just as he and his cousin, Odinga, did in KENYA
when they didn’t win the Presidential Election! Is that what Obama HUSSEIN has planned for Us in the U.S. when he Looses on November 4, 2012????


35 posted on 02/24/2012 1:21:40 PM PST by True Republican Patriot (May GOD SAVE OUR AMERICA from ALLAH and his Prophet, HUSSEIN OBAMA!!)
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To: blam
Muzzammil Hassan founded Bridge TV in 2004. The American-Islamic station was designed to combat the negative stereotype of Muslims post-9/11.

Or, as it turned out, to reinforce it!

36 posted on 02/24/2012 1:37:33 PM PST by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: COBOL2Java
LOL!

Haven't seen THAT one for a few years...

37 posted on 02/24/2012 1:43:27 PM PST by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: DannyTN

yep with beastiality too....LOL!!!!


38 posted on 02/24/2012 2:08:30 PM PST by aces
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To: blam

yep, and that is a surprise, look at their idol. he lied about being a prophet, was a pervert, and a bloodthirsty barbarian..


39 posted on 02/24/2012 2:14:25 PM PST by aces
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To: blam; Morgana

They also dropping the Funimation channel which was grouped with all the kids channels even though a ton of its content was rated MA. and not just at night either.


40 posted on 02/24/2012 5:39:11 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GeronL

Lame. I didn’t know that existed. That sounds awesome! But to your point, I’m 30~


41 posted on 02/24/2012 8:05:50 PM PST by Individual Rights in NJ (Infidel Inside)
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To: Individual Rights in NJ

channel 252 I think... or is it 262?


42 posted on 02/24/2012 8:14:26 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: blam

hey Verizon, when will you learn to be tolerant of other cultures? /s


43 posted on 02/24/2012 8:28:00 PM PST by isom35
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To: blam
Why is it American-Islamic instead of Islamic-American?

I don't want them either way.



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