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Racial Profiling

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Submitted by Jeff Martin (United States), Sep 22, 2004 at 22:31

Hear, hear! Racial profiling is completely in order at this time on the war against terrorism. As you, know, all 19 hijackers on 9/11 were Muslim of Arab descendance. All we hear on the news is of radical Muslims beheading Westerners and fighting coalition troops in Iraq. Until we see Nordic featured terrorists, we should heavily profile mid-easterners as potential terrorists. Better to be safe than sorry.
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