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Carson: Madrassa Comments Taken Out Of Context
Theindychannel.com ^ | July 10, 2012 | uncredited

Posted on 07/10/2012 4:57:39 AM PDT by Abathar

INDIANAPOLIS -- Rep. Andre Carson said he does not advocate educating American students in Muslim principles and that his comments at a recent convention were taken out of context.

The Democratic congressman, who is Muslim, spoke in May to the convention of the Islamic Circle of North America and stressed the importance of education.

"America will never tap into educational innovation and ingenuity without looking at the model that we have in our madrassas, in our schools, where innovation is encouraged, where the foundation is the Quran," Carson told the convention.

Madrassas, the Arabic word for school, have a reputation in Saudi Arabia and Britain for teaching anti-Western values.

Carson said Monday he in no way wanted to suggest that American schools should teach Islamic principles, only that public schools might want to study the methods used by religious schools of all denominations to see why they work so much better.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: andrecarson; carson; indiana; madrassa; saudiarabia

André Carson - U.S. Rep for Indiana's 7th cong. district

He is the single biggest embarrassment for most of us Hoosiers, only eclipsed by his grandmother who he replaced back in 2008 in a special election.
1 posted on 07/10/2012 4:57:57 AM PDT by Abathar
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To: Abathar

Dishon US Rep POmS (Traitor-IN)


2 posted on 07/10/2012 5:03:01 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs and most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: Abathar
Democrats are ALWAYS ‘taken out of context’ when they accidentally tell the truth. Then their comments are scrubbed from the Internet, including Youtube. Pretty soon there won't be any evidence this Rep said anything untoward. It's the Democrat way!
3 posted on 07/10/2012 5:03:17 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Abathar

Funny how the “botched joke” and “taken out of context” only applies to dems -


4 posted on 07/10/2012 5:07:38 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: Abathar

I wonder if he is getting any blow back from the African American community. Maybe his reelection is in trouble?....Nah.


5 posted on 07/10/2012 5:08:07 AM PDT by MustKnowHistory
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To: Abathar

There should be a study of Islam in the Public Schools, the same way we studied Communism when I was in school- Know Your Enemy.


6 posted on 07/10/2012 5:08:22 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama doesnÂ’t have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: Abathar

Yes, he is a disgrace given to us by Indy’s urban folks. If Obama had a brother, he would look like this guy.


7 posted on 07/10/2012 5:08:53 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Abathar

"When is a sack of shiite taken out of context?"

8 posted on 07/10/2012 5:15:26 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Roger Taney? Not a bad Chief Justice. John Roberts? A really awful Chief Justice.)
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To: MustKnowHistory

His skin color guarantees his reelection in that district, just like his Grandmother who was even stupider than he is. He truly is an embarrassment, right up there with Sheila Jackson Lee and Cynthia McKinney IMHO.


9 posted on 07/10/2012 5:24:18 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Abathar

If there were a transcript of the speech then people could read what he wrote and come to their own conclusion as to whether or not he was taken out of context.


10 posted on 07/10/2012 5:28:17 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Abathar

As with virtually all muslims, Carson is a liar. islam seeks world domination. It’s built into it.


11 posted on 07/10/2012 5:32:20 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Abathar

Rep. Carson must have missed out on the overall context of the conference he was attending. Everyone in the convention hall clearly understood speaker after speaker repeating the same hate.


12 posted on 07/10/2012 5:41:26 AM PDT by BillyBonebrake
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To: Abathar
Whew...I need another cup of coffee!
...then people could read what he wrote said...
13 posted on 07/10/2012 5:51:13 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Abathar
Are Muslims permitted to lie?

Do Bears....in the woods?

Muslim scholars teach that Muslims should generally be truthful to each other, unless the purpose of lying is to "smooth over differences."

There are two forms of lying to non-believers that are permitted under certain circumstances, taqiyya and kitman.

These circumstances are typically those that advance the cause Islam - in some cases by gaining the trust of non-believers in order to draw out their vulnerability and defeat them.

Muslims are allowed (nay, "Encouraged") to lie to unbelievers in order to defeat them.

The two forms are:

Taqiyya - Saying something that isn't true.

Kitman - Lying by omission.

14 posted on 07/10/2012 5:57:24 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet
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To: Abathar

“Show me just what Mohammad brought that was new and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread with the sword the faith that he preached.”

Manuell II Palelogus


15 posted on 07/10/2012 6:00:58 AM PDT by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: Rearden

I figured I might as well post the rest of his statement...

“God is not pleased with blood - and not acting responsibly is contrary to God’s nature. Faith is born of the soul, not the body. Whoever would lead someone to faith needs the ability to speak well and to reason properly, without violence and threats to convince a reasonable soul...”


16 posted on 07/10/2012 6:07:26 AM PDT by Rearden (Deo Vindices)
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To: Rearden

This “backbencher” is an embarrassment to humanity. He meant what he said. I believe moozlums just can’t cover their true purpose on earth: dominance and submission or death to “nonbelievers”. When will we get to see the video of this idiot chopping off someone’s head?


17 posted on 07/10/2012 6:29:16 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen

Oh, yeah — the Quran is a great model for educating youngsters to succeed in a multicultural, technocratic society. Just look how well it’s working out in those economic powerhouses, bastions of tolerance, and hotbeds of innovation like Pakistan, Afganistan, and now Egypt!

Rep. Carson (D as in Dumbass).


18 posted on 07/10/2012 6:39:12 AM PDT by thanatz
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To: Abathar

My statement was taken out of context ya that’s the ticket out of context. /S What a tool.


19 posted on 07/10/2012 6:53:59 AM PDT by KirbDog
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To: Abathar

He’s a muslim. He’s lying.


20 posted on 07/10/2012 7:02:05 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Future generations will curse what we've done to them.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

He’s also a Dem, means he can stack it twice as high as other liars.


21 posted on 07/10/2012 7:06:43 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Abathar
I find Lugar to be more if an embarrassment, Lugar continuously acted out as a Republican but was always a RINO. At least Lugar is leaving.

André Carson has always been a race baiter just like his mother, so he sticks to the Dem central theme for blacks.

22 posted on 07/10/2012 7:36:24 AM PDT by Ratman83
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To: MuttTheHoople

There should be a study of Islam in the Public Schools, the same way we studied Communism when I was in school- Know Your Enemy.
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Only problem would be finding a moderate or conservative instructor to teach the course properly to teach the bad elements of Islam and their effects.


23 posted on 07/10/2012 8:22:38 AM PDT by octex
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Abathar. Andre Carson ping.


24 posted on 07/10/2012 7:53:10 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Abathar -- and what was taken out of context?
"America will never tap into educational innovation and ingenuity without looking at the model that we have in our madrassas, in our schools, where innovation is encouraged, where the foundation is the Quran," Carson told the convention.
No way to take that out of context -- he doesn't belong in office in the US.


25 posted on 08/01/2012 6:01:45 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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