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Reader comment on item: Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues
in response to reader comment: The Sikh story: A case of double standards

Submitted by Istanbulchick (Turkey), Sep 28, 2009 at 01:54

When was the last time a Sikh commited a suicide bombing in the west? Granted it was a Sikh who killed Mahatma Gandhi, but that was in India. Here in the west the Sikh's turbans don't set off warning bells or put people into a fight or flight mode. It's not groups of Sikhs holding up placards declaring "death to those who insult Sikhism!" Personally I like Sikhs. They fought hard to get the muslims out of India. Unfortunately the failed but I see them as allies in dar al harb and dar al islam. Never heard a Sikh scream "Sikhism is the best religion! YOu will all be Sikhs!"

Same goes for Rabbis, Priests and nuns. I can confidently say, other than having flashbacks from grade school, I do not fear or question the motives of a nun. Nor does my heart rate go up when I see a Rabbi. When I see a muslim male I automatically go into fight mode expecting him to act like a total douche. When I see a burka-*itch my first thought is "I hope it's not some stupid western convert under there." My next thought, if I see young girls with her is "I wonder when her mommy is going to see her as a walking vagina and cover her?"

A muslim recently asked me why when a muslim commits a crime it makes the news but when a Christian or Jew does it there is no news. Simple; Fundamentalist Jews and Christians kill their own and don't GO TO OTHER COUNTRIES to kill people of different faiths.

Muslims like to bring up the IRA who bombed London. They fail to realize that the IRA never did so with the Vatican's blessing nor did they do it screaming "God is great!" They were simply terrorists, not religious terrorists.


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