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Islam And Human Rights, Answer To "ChrisG"

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Submitted by oramge yonason (United States), Jul 26, 2007 at 22:23

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". . . a taste of the crap Muslims in America have to put up with . . . " -- "ChrisG"

I don't need to dress like a Muslim. I am an Orthodox Jew. I wear a Kippah and Tzitzis, and I have a long beard so I stand out in a crowd (of non-Jews). I experience virtually no anti-Semitism. Occasionally a Christian will try to proselytize me, but the exchange is invariably friendly or at worst never obnoxious.

If there is any anti-Islamic sentiment, it almost certainly derives from massive Islamic anti-Americanism. America's primary enemies in this age are Islamic fanatics. Since not only don't most Muslims protest their lunatic fellows but many even support them, is it any wonder many of us are hesitent to trust them, and some of us dislike them? It may not be "right," but it is human nature to distance oneself from those who might want to harm him.

But, even given the understandable animosity some Americans feel toward them, the fact is that in spite of that there is VERY LITTLE DISCRIMINATION.
"The Department of Justice has stated that they have investigated more than 500 complaints "of retaliation" against Muslims since 9/11 and have prosecuted 13 cases, with others still under investigation (Washington Post, July 22nd). Remember, this is out of a possible Muslim population of 7,000,000 in the U.S. You do the math!"

Sure, there is some suspicion and occasional resentment, but it almost never ends up in violence or even discrimination. And, in those few instances when it occurs, since the innocent can't always be distinguished from the guilty they are the ones who are caught in the middle, bearing the brunt of any anger against the guilty, which is what the guilty want.

But then that is just another "honored" Islamic tradition I'm sure you have heard of called "human shields." The innocent are used to shield the guilty and when the innocent get hurt because of the guilty, it's always the guilty who accuse their enemy of harming the innocent. When I hear a Muslim complaining of this problem, I automatically know he is almost certainly not one of the innocent because they are never the ones who complain. That is even clearer when one realizes that the problem doesn't exist in America, and needs to be fabricated. ChrisG may be backing off his support for CAIR, but note that he is now their surrogate by alleging "discrimination" which he can't prove, but insists that I do for him (another "honored" Islamic tradition, get others to do their work for them).

However, in Islam, on the other hand . . .
"The overwhelming Muslim-originated violence included vicious beatings, fire-bombings, and public death threats on a continuing basis. Even the regular French citizens, especially in Paris, are afraid of roving Muslim male gangs who rampage at will." (same link as above)
Europe is experiencing the "tolerance" that Muslims learn from their religion, i.e., none.

Muslims are the LAST people to be preaching to Americans about how to be tolerant. I do hope I make myself clear.

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