Skip to comments.Airport with footbaths turns to intimidation
Posted on 09/23/2007 4:23:27 AM PDT by Man50D
An official with Kansas City International Airport apparently has tried intimidation in an effort to eliminate discussion about the recently installed footbaths, after repeated denials they are intended for Muslims to perform their footwashing ritual before their prayers.
"That's the way I perceived it," Kevin Peterson told WND in a telephone interview.
Peterson said he shares his name with a union steward for the Air Traffic Controllers Union at Kansas City's airport, but he is not the same individual. He was sent an e-mail from airport spokesman Joe McBride, who assumed he was writing to the union steward.
"The Indianapolis Star reports that the Indianapolis Airport is installing Muslim foot-washing basins in an upcoming renovation," Peterson wrote. "The paper says that Muslim footwashing basins are already installed at KCI.
"Are you planning to issue a denial as to the purpose of the KCI basins to the Indianapolis Star?" he asked.
"I assume you are the Kevin Peterson who is the union steward for the air traffic controllers union," the e-mail signed, electronically, with McBride's name, said.
"Point number one on the first e-mail suggests that your [sic] are in the control tower near the cab facility. I read your previous e-mail on this topic. Your stance is not in the best interest of the airport and the federal government, your employer," the e-mail said.
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good now lets accommodate all these as well
# Christianity: 2.1 billion
# Islam: 1.5 billion
# Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic/Atheist: 1.1 billion
# Hinduism: 900 million
# Chinese traditional religion: 394 million
# Buddhism: 376 million
# primal-indigenous: 300 million
# African Traditional & Diasporic: 100 million
# Sikhism: 23 million
# Juche: 19 million
# Spiritism: 15 million
# Judaism: 14 million
# Baha’i: 7 million
# Jainism: 4.2 million
# Shinto: 4 million
# Cao Dai: 4 million
# Zoroastrianism: 2.6 million
# Tenrikyo: 2 million
# Neo-Paganism: 1 million
# Unitarian-Universalism: 800 thousand
# Rastafarianism: 600 thousand
# Scientology: 500 thousand
If they want to wash their feet, stick them in the toilet and flush.
Can we use them too? /sarc.
Okay, so why can’t we find enough foot-washing Baptists to take up all the basins? Let the Muzzies stand in line.
I’d do it! And I’m not a Baptist.
I’m not being sarcastic either, I’m dead cereal.
Sorry, my typing be bad - that is cleanse and not cleans.
What is REALLY FUNNY about this is the take of the ACLU. Since the early sixties that organization has been all over Christians and Jews anytime there’s any kind of public accomodation with their religions.
Now, suddenly, public accomodation with Islam is just fine. What’s up with that?
When the other lavatories at being used, you can use them.
Don't you mean "super cereal"?
Spitting is too unsanitary. But you can fill your car wash bucket
“”Recently, a small expansion was made to the building,” McBride told WND at the time. “Included were wash areas used for any wash purpose by any of the users, including filling car wash buckets.”
lol. True that will come in handy. I think the ladies will really appreciate them. The lines should thin out a bit for them.
Now, suddenly, public accomodation with Islam is just fine. Whats up with that?
First off, the ACLU isn't really "anti-religion" so much as "anti-Christian" (and to a far lesser extent, "anti-Jew," i.e. they only support Jewish religious expression if it bothers Christians). Secondly, they're bullies, and like to flex their muscles and beat up their opponents without actually confronting them. And finally, they're cowards and don't want to get their heads sawed off.
I have never seen them anywhere in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, or Singapore. If Muslims want to wash their feet before prayers then they do it at a mosque - and THAT is where these "foot basins" belong!!!!
I am so disgusted at my country that they would continue to shame themselves like this - Please America grow a spine and get of your knees. Have you any dignity?
They are installing foot baths to accomodate the muslim cab drivers in the new terminal.
According to the article, many of the drivers are currently using a lower level restroom in the current terminal. Some of the drivers stated there amazement that others would stare while they perfomed there ablutions....
1) Wash their hands
2) Wash each nostril out
3) Wash their face with the right hand, then run the rigt hand over their hair.
4) Wash each ear wit their forefinger
5) Wash their feet
And they wonder WHY people stare at them as they line up 5 times a day to take a whores bath in a PUBLIC facility .
Also those who are currently so uncomfortable they can't use the rest room for this crap are doing it in the parking garage with bottled water, aint that a pretty sight.
If all the "wall appliances" are being used, that "footbath" may be an answer.
I do believe I’ve found a new urinal.
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