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Is profiling justified given past occurrences???

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Submitted by Dennis Sellers (United States), Jun 13, 2006 at 16:52

Is profiling justified given past occurrences?

* 1968 Bobby Kennedy was shot and killed by: Muslim male extremist between the ages of 17 and 40

* In 1972 at the Munich Olympics, athletes were kidnapped and massacred by: Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40 * In 1979, the US embassy in Iran was taken over by: Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

* During the 1980's a number of Americans were kidnapped in Lebanon by: Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

* In 1983, the US Marine barracks in Beirut was blown up by: Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

* In 1985 the cruise ship Achille Lauro was hijacked and a 70 year old American passenger was murdered and thrown overboard in his wheelchair by: Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

* In 1985 TWA flight 847 was hijacked at Athens, and a US Navy diver trying to rescue passengers was murdered by: Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

* In 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 was bombed by: Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

* In 1993 the World Trade Center was bombed the first time by: Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

* In 1998, the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were bombed by: Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

* On 9/11/01, four airliners were hijacked; two were used as missiles to take out the World Trade Centers and of the remaining two, one crashed into the US Pentagon and the other was diverted and crashed by the passengers. Thousands of people were killed by: Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

* In 2002 the United States fought a war in Afghanistan against: Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40

* In 2002 reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped and murdered by: Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40.

There is definitely a pattern to justify profiling but to ensure we Americans never offend anyone, particularly fanatics intent on killing us, airport security screeners will no longer be allowed to profile certain people. They must conduct random searches of 80-year-old women, little kids, airline pilots with proper identification, secret agents who are members of the President's security detail, 85-year old Congressmen with metal hips, and Medal of Honor winning and former Governor Joe Foss, but leave Muslim Males between the ages 17 and 40 alone because of profiling. Come on people wake up!!! Keep this going. Pass it on to everyone in your address book. Our Country and our troops need our support!

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