Keyword: antimuslimbacklash

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  • Kowtowing To CAIR

    08/10/2007 5:17:25 AM PDT · by theothercheek · 10 replies · 633+ views
    Political Mavens ^ | August 10, 2007 | The Stiletto
    Two unidentified men tossed a soda bottle filled with acid at the Albanian American Islamic Center of Arizona, a Phoenix area mosque. The bottle broke 20-25 feet away from imam Didmar Faja and another man; neither was injured.Faja is one of six "Flying imams" who filed a discrimination suit against US Airways for kicking them off a Minneapolis to Phoenix flight last November after crewmembers and passengers became alarmed at what they perceived to be terroristic behavior.Predictably, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is claiming that the imams and their attorney received death threats, and pressured Glendale police to treat...
  • CAIR’s Non-Existent "Muslim Backlash"

    10/22/2006 6:09:19 PM PDT · by theothercheek · 17 replies · 993+ views
    The Stiletto ^ | October 20, 2006 | The Other Cheek
    On Wednesday, the FBI released a report detailing hate crimes that occurred in 2005. This report should drive a stake into the heart of incessant claims by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) of an anti-Muslim backlash in the US since 9/11. Of the 1,405 victims of an anti-religion hate crime, 69.5 percent were Jewish (848 incidents resulting in 900 offenses committed against 977 victims by 364 offenders). In comparison, 10.7 percent were Muslim (128 incidents resulting in 146 offenses committed against 151 victims by 89 offenders). In its latest "anti-Muslim backlash" report – a very wide-margin and large type...