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Rep. Keith Ellisonís Bigotry
National Review Online ^ | 3/10/2011 | MATTHEW SHAFFER

Posted on 03/10/2011 6:58:55 PM PST by South40

The congressman told a teachable story this morning. One problem: It’s untrue.

This morning, Rep. Keith Ellison (Democratic-Farmer-Labor party, Minn.) appropriated a hearing on Islamic radicalism by weeping his way through a speech about whata-buncha-nasty-bigots Americans are. He chose as his case in point Mohammed Salman Hamdani, a Pakistani-born Muslim American who rushed to lower Manhattan on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, to assist in rescue efforts, and died in the collapse of the World Trade Center. Here’s how Representative Ellison tells the story of the aftermath of his death:

((snip))

Does Ellison’s account check out with reality?

No. It is actually pretty close to the opposite of the truth.

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TOPICS: Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: bigotry; ellison; ellisonbigotry; hearings; islamorat; keithellison
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To: South40

Why is it that every time some Muslim opens fire on innocent people while screaming “Allah Ackbar!” I have to prove that I’m not prejudiced?

Muslims never seem to be asked to prove they like America.

I’m tired of the double standard.


21 posted on 03/10/2011 7:48:30 PM PST by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: South40
Since Rep. Ellison is a member of Congress, I am sure what he meant to say was,”this is what could have happened.”

As a member of Congress, I am sure he will be able to “Amend & Extend” his remarks.
See. No lies. No bigotry.
Riiiiiight.

22 posted on 03/10/2011 7:50:41 PM PST by Tupelo (The Boudicca from Wasilla supporter)
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To: princess leah

Absolutely. Muslims are taught that lying to an infidel is permitted if it is done to advance Islam. And Ellison knows it.


23 posted on 03/10/2011 8:03:09 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: South40

I was initially sympathetic to his story— but this is astonishing. One thing he ought to consider is a Hollywood career that was a brilliant performance. Seriously. Those certainly didn’t appear to be crocodile tears. To find out they were after such a convincing display of real but fake sadness tells me all I need to know how he got elected in the first place. Real talent there


24 posted on 03/10/2011 8:03:47 PM PST by SaintDismas
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To: Tupelo
Actually, the Constitution forbids us from questioning Ellison about what he said in Congress, so he can lie all he wants.

See Article I, Section 6 (about Senators and Representatives):

"...and for any Speech or Debate in either House, they shall not be questioned in any other Place."

25 posted on 03/10/2011 8:04:15 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: South40

I don’t know. “Moving” is how I would best describe my reaction to Keith Ellison’s passionate defense of Islam today. I hoped that he would soon be “moving” to Iran. Bob


26 posted on 03/10/2011 8:14:16 PM PST by alstewartfan ("He's only come to bring another perfect dream." Al Stewart from "Shah of Shahs")
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To: Freddd

His crying reminds me of a certain Nancy Peloski performance.


27 posted on 03/10/2011 8:14:51 PM PST by Irish Queen ("Don't fence me in")
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To: princess leah
Muslims are told to lie when it’s to infidels!

taqiyyah

taqiyya, it is not just for Shia

28 posted on 03/10/2011 8:16:35 PM PST by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: Verginius Rufus
“so he can lie all he wants.”

Or THEY can and do lie all they want. But by amending & extending his 'testimony', he will not be ridiculed by historians in the future.

29 posted on 03/10/2011 8:22:15 PM PST by Tupelo (The Boudicca from Wasilla supporter)
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To: South40

Think Jesse V and alfranken, does Mineesoter ring a bell?


30 posted on 03/10/2011 8:23:13 PM PST by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: TPOOH

“....muslims all over the world laughing and cheering as the buildings went down and so many innocents died horrible deaths.”

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Not only over the world but right here on US college campuses, muslim students were hi-5ing each other for days.

Peter King never brought this fact up but he should have. The impression I got of King is that he was very apologetic about the whole procedure.

No conclusions will be reached, no recommendations made and congress critters will just put on the kneepads again when dealing with Islam.


31 posted on 03/10/2011 8:54:30 PM PST by 353FMG (Liberalism = Communism under the guise of compassion.)
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To: South40

This “topic” was posted on Drudge earlier and TAKEN DOWN——

“Where is Hussein al-Hussaini?”

“In 2005, I personally verified the location and activities of Hussain al-Hussaini, an ex-member of Saddam Hussein’s Republican Guard and a significant subject in Ms. Davis’ book. As detailed in The Third Terrorist and referenced in the report by Mr. Vernon, al-Hussaini had taken a job at Boston Logan airport four years before the events of 9/11; Boston Logan was the point of origin of two of the hijacked flights that would later slam into the World Trade Center on 9/11.

Today, Hussain al-Hussaini, appears to be among the missing. Shortly after a report about his activities and persons of specific interest residing in the Boston area in 2005 was submitted by the Northeast Intelligence Network, al-Hussaini seems to have dropped from sight – suddenly and apparently, with intent.

Make no mistake about it, there will be terrorist attacks by Islamic terrorists and state-sponsored agents inside the US – it’s simply a matter of time. When they happen, there will be plenty of people with the blood of innocent people on their hands.”

Maybe this is why Keith Ellison “cried” at the hearings by Peter King....we’re catching up with our enemies and “they” don’t like it. And, the dems will use “emotions” to hide their treason from their “ilk”.

http://homelandsecurityus.com/archives/1883


32 posted on 03/10/2011 8:55:23 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: South40

Yeah the very person he named as being ‘smeared’ was actually commended in the Patriot Act!! The only person named was the one Ellison claims was smeared.

LIAR doesn’t begin to describe Ellison. He does practice his religion, eh?


33 posted on 03/10/2011 10:13:31 PM PST by Freddd
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To: South40

I also emailed him and told him what I thought of his fake display today...


34 posted on 03/10/2011 10:14:28 PM PST by Freddd
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To: Freddd

The man was, is, and will continue to be; a horse’s ass.


35 posted on 03/10/2011 11:37:55 PM PST by four more in O 4 (God loves us, he gave us: November 2nd 2010.)
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To: South40; Liz; AT7Saluki; writer33
One problem: It’s untrue.

Lying to Congress? That should be a crime.

36 posted on 03/11/2011 7:00:55 AM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather
Lying to Congress? That should be a crime.

It should. It should also be a violation of the ethics rules. So why no punishment?

37 posted on 03/11/2011 11:26:43 AM PST by South40 (Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid. ~Ronald Reagan)
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