Skip to comments.Ellison: Profiling of American Muslims is ‘troubling’
Posted on 07/10/2014 9:10:26 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim to serve in Congress, said a report that the National Security Agency and FBI were tracking the email of five prominent American Muslims is troubling because it suggests that Americans were targeted because of their faith and civic engagement.
Documents leaked by former government contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the Muslim attorneys and activists were targeted for surveillance from 2002 to 2008 under a program meant to uncover terrorists and foreign agents, according to an analysis from online news organization The Intercept.
Among the documents released were training materials that used the name Mohammed Raghead as an example of a terrorist suspect.
Profiling based on religion breeds distrust and resentment in communities that are potential partners in the fight against crime, Ellison said.
Muslim-Americans continue to face bigotry and hatred, but the NSAs former spying practices undermine our entire nations progress towards greater inclusion....
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Keef, you ignorant slut.
Hey, killing 3000 Americans on 9-11 was pretty troubling too.
You are about as naive as they come, Mr. Ellison.
And by the way, slam is not a religion by any stretch of the imagination - it’s a violent political ideology; a cancer to us and the world.
used the name Mohammed Raghead?
amazing that Keefy actually could say that...
Tough sh*t you Commie...
Speaking to Ellison, not you Joe...
Yo Keith, I still have a problem with all the islamic teachings about us infidels. Make that go away and get back to me.
Deal with it Keithy. The choice to be a muzzie was all yours.
Representative Ellison is a Muslim, and I find that troubling. Islam is the mortal enemy of Western civilization, and has been for nearly fourteen centuries. There will never be an amicable melding of our cultures. Muslims are rapacious and very much determined to dominate the world just like the NAZI’s and the Bolsheviks. Their madness and cruelty will make the aforementioned two look like rank amatuers.
Anybody know if Ellison defected to Islam in prison?
I would like to see what “Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim to serve in Congress,” has to say about the Muslims attacking Americans in his original country.
Who do you think you are, Dan Aykrord?
She says that Inmigrants must adapt to their culture, not citizens to inmigrant's cultures!!!
I've heard of this guy - he's very dangerous.
The mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets and the faithful our soldiers.
- Muslim Prime Minister Erdogan, Turkey.
Muslim-Americans should try vigorously speaking out against terrorism and violence perpetrated by Muslims and should make great efforts to try to get Islam to reform. That ought to go a long ways towards convincing people they shouldn't be lumped in with the bad guys.
It is true that the government is spying and eves dropping with little regard to the Constitution. It is also true that many groups within the Muslim community have do and will in all likelihood continue to support terrorist organizations and as such some scrutiny will of course be drawn their way.
Hey, I love it. Like Colt 45, it works every time.
There is no such thing as an “American” muslim.
They should either convert or be driven out of the country. Every mosque should be bulldozed down.
Mecca and Medina should be turned into a sea of glass.
Dome of the Rock should be bulldozed down also.
Until the “muslim” proble is taken care of, they will always be a problem to civilization.