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Muslim Group Successfully Kills Planned ABC Series
Western Journalism ^ | March 24, 2014 | B. Christopher Agee

Posted on 03/25/2014 7:13:28 PM PDT by lbryce

Without having even seen an episode, CAIR’s Los Angeles branch pressured the network to rethink the project. The activism of the Council on American-Islamic Relations has been well documented by many sources over the past several years. Whenever the group senses the slightest insult against the Islamic, it demands the offending party immediately cease whatever activity has been deemed inappropriate.

While Christians and Jews routinely face hateful attacks on their faith, they are expected to absorb such abuse based on America’s First Amendment protections. Most believers understand this; and, though the pejoratives might sting, they generally respect the constitutional right of free expression.

CAIR, on the other hand, has a long history of intimidation against those who dare portray Islam in a less-than-optimal light. The group has led protests against numerous television and film projects that include Muslim antagonists – despite the fact that countless other scripts include villains of other faiths and elicit no such outrage.

The organization’s latest target was an ABC Family show called “Alice in Arabia.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2016election; cair; demagogicparty; election2016; memebuilding; muslimtv; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; sitcoms; vastwasteland
A few years back, Katie Couric of CBS news anchor infamy suggested some network create a Muslim comedy show towards generating some positive perspective towards Islam. That single comment had more comedy content than any show on Islam could ever be.

There were several shows up for consideration, with titles such as "Mad Men of Moolah-Moolah-Land" a kids show called 'Suicide Super Squad", a show about a talking camel, called "Mr.Zed", "Burkah 911", women who test the limits of danger by daring to drive in any one of several Muslim/Arab cities in the Middle East.

The show they got cancelled was called "Alice in Arabia", probably fearing a plot where some five year old gets hitched up to an 85 tear old falafel stand purveyor and all the ensuing comedy imaginable. CAIR wanted a show about beheading Christians and Jews who control the world but neither side could get to agree on one great Muslim-themed family show.

1 posted on 03/25/2014 7:13:28 PM PDT by lbryce
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To: lbryce

Satan has thin skin - is this a surprise?


2 posted on 03/25/2014 7:15:27 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: lbryce

If Christians legitimately threatened to blow up the families of the executives for creating offensive anti-Christian shows, the networks would bow to us as well. They aren’t really known for their bravery, nor do I particularly blame them for not wanting their children killed over a TV show.


3 posted on 03/25/2014 7:17:08 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Some Fat Guy in L.A.

Im just simply ..shocked.

Im more that a little surprised that some imam or another hasnt yet issued a fatwa against ABC.


4 posted on 03/25/2014 7:17:58 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: lbryce

Its one thing to censor entertainment in shariah based nations . . .like the new movie “Noah”. It’s quite another to allow shariah censorship in the West.


5 posted on 03/25/2014 7:20:48 PM PDT by wtd
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To: lbryce
This entire thread is an unorganized mess.

Has it been translated from Arabic?

6 posted on 03/25/2014 7:22:32 PM PDT by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: wtd

7 posted on 03/25/2014 7:23:14 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: lbryce

Guess this one will never hit the airwaves...

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xasgz2_saturday-night-live-the-bel-airabs_fun


8 posted on 03/25/2014 7:25:01 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: lbryce

Gee, tough to choose which side to take here. One side is a network that wants to “give Arabs and Muslims a voice on American TV”, the other is a bunch of anti-American thugs intent on making us all bow down to Sharia law.

How many degrees of difference in the “opponents”?


9 posted on 03/25/2014 7:25:08 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: lbryce

Didn’t kill Amish Mafia.


10 posted on 03/25/2014 7:25:12 PM PDT by artichokegrower
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To: wtd

The camels nose inches further and further into the tent.


11 posted on 03/25/2014 7:26:01 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: lbryce
So "Cooking with Mohammad" is out?

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12 posted on 03/25/2014 7:31:12 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Christians aren’t taught to murder over insults. Muslims are.


13 posted on 03/25/2014 7:31:51 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: lbryce

A huge difference between Muslims and Christians, Jews also, is that Jews and Christians will get upset over a slight, maybe write some opinion pieces, or possibly boycott something. Muslims will kill people, and commit horrible atrocities to anyone offending their sensitive, pagan god.

Hollywood doesn’t want to press the issue, because it will expose the ridiculous nature of their cultural tolerance themes. It’s hard to sell Islam when everyone is reminded of how evil it is. And, like I said, Hollywood biggies don’t want demonic ragheads knocking on their doors with machetes.


14 posted on 03/25/2014 7:32:11 PM PDT by pallis
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To: dfwgator

Mad TV “Death to America”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TS4v_kj9rw4


15 posted on 03/25/2014 7:33:05 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: lbryce

The cult of Islam is practiced by a breed of un-civilized apes with a paper thin hold on sanity. No wonder they are so easily offended.


16 posted on 03/25/2014 7:41:57 PM PDT by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: publius911
I've re-read the thread in trying to get a grasp of what you are referring to. I don't sense anything particularly "messy" aout the article as you describe it

Care to provide an illustration of what you are referring to?

17 posted on 03/25/2014 7:43:35 PM PDT by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: wtd

No mention of God in the Noah movie


18 posted on 03/25/2014 7:45:56 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: lbryce

So, I guess my idea about a nutty pedophile religious prophet who cuts off heads of those who refuse to follow him is out the window.


19 posted on 03/25/2014 7:59:47 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: GeronL
No mention of God in the Noah movie . ..true, GeronL . . .however,
20 posted on 03/25/2014 8:00:45 PM PDT by wtd
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To: GeronL

STOP! No spoilers!


21 posted on 03/25/2014 8:03:28 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: Bullish

You can never placate the perpetually outraged.


22 posted on 03/25/2014 8:05:15 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: lbryce; All
wasn't there an arab reality show, that ran for 2 wks on
tlc, a&e, etc..some cable channel about 5 yrs ago..
the network was probably warned off by these Islamic NAZIs

23 posted on 03/25/2014 8:07:15 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: lbryce

Someone ought to pick it up.


24 posted on 03/25/2014 8:10:50 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: pallis

“A huge difference between Muslims and Christians, Jews also, is that Jews and Christians will get upset over a slight, maybe write some opinion pieces, or possibly boycott something.”


The huge difference here is, you do not define the REAL Christian, in your assumption of them. You are confusing us with “worldly/outward” Christians”.


25 posted on 03/25/2014 9:59:32 PM PDT by ourworldawry
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To: lbryce
In the movie, "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World", one scene had Albert Brooks called into Al Jazeera's office for a meeting. He thought they wanted to talk to him about a project. They really wanted to pitch him for their idea for a sitcom on Al Jazeera. About a Jew who lived in an apartment building with a bunch of Muslims. Their working title for the show was "That Darn Jew". Brooks turned them down. As he was leaving, the Al Jazeera guys asked him if he knew Jerry Seinfeld's phone number.

It occurred to me that it would make a very funny sitcom to depict the comic who took that job, and went to Qatar or Abu Dhabai to film "That Darn Jew" with Al Jazeera.

26 posted on 03/26/2014 7:32:02 AM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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