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32. I think it meets the textbook definition of bigotry.
And cowardice, and stupidity, and...
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  -Muslims face extra checks in new travel crackdown BushOut06  Aug-14-06 10:16 PM   #0 
  - It has begun all over... they just aren't admitting it yet.  MrsGrumpy   Aug-14-06 10:17 PM   #1 
  - If I see someone come in that's got a diaper on his head  saigon68   Aug-16-06 02:15 PM   #96 
  - Nothing like making an outraged group  spindrifter   Aug-14-06 10:19 PM   #2 
  - Not nearly as many as will be caused by making people feel  Kailassa   Aug-15-06 11:58 AM   #23 
     - every international already gets profiled when they pass through customs  Snivi Yllom   Aug-15-06 03:40 PM   #60 
     - Yes, this is a message that needs to  spindrifter   Aug-15-06 09:17 PM   #72 
  - I wonder what they'll have to wear on their jackets this time around.  Kutjara   Aug-14-06 10:21 PM   #3 
  - That was my first thought  gratuitous   Aug-15-06 01:02 PM   #35 
  - Where's V when you need him?  marmar   Aug-14-06 10:21 PM   #4 
  - Tony Blair is now watching what precious little remains of his legacy as a  Old Crusoe   Aug-14-06 10:22 PM   #5 
  - they'll just recruit non-ethnic folks  sandnsea   Aug-14-06 10:23 PM   #6 
  - And perhaps purchase surplus weapons from Israel geared to  Tellurian   Aug-14-06 10:35 PM   #11 
  - Ethnicity has nothing to do with it at all; remember Richard Reed?  MADem   Aug-15-06 03:32 AM   #14 
     - leave JWL out of it  maxsolomon   Aug-15-06 01:34 PM   #45 
        - Oh, come on, there have been plenty of high profile 'non-swarths'  MADem   Aug-15-06 08:14 PM   #70 
  - I have to say I go both ways on this....  MadMaddie   Aug-14-06 10:24 PM   #7 
  - Sounds logical to me!  Megahurtz   Aug-15-06 07:00 PM   #68 
  - Thanks!!  MadMaddie   Aug-15-06 08:44 PM   #71 
  - Thank you!  AZBlue   Aug-15-06 10:49 PM   #75 
  - Er....  FredScuttle   Aug-17-06 12:18 AM   #118 
  - Please change your subject line to match the headline of the article  flamingyouth   Aug-14-06 10:28 PM   #8 
  - done  BushOut06   Aug-14-06 10:31 PM   #9 
     - Thank you  flamingyouth   Aug-14-06 10:31 PM   #10 
  - wonder how many Muslims get extra checks on their freedom of speech  ShockediSay   Aug-15-06 12:21 AM   #12 
  - I support this, IF they do it like Israel does  MADem   Aug-15-06 03:28 AM   #13 
  - Then You Will Risk Alienating The Muslim Community  wellst0nev0ter   Aug-15-06 04:08 AM   #15 
  - So you are saying EVERY Muslim has had suspicious travel  MADem   Aug-15-06 12:47 PM   #27 
  - No, Dave Chappelle.  wellst0nev0ter   Aug-15-06 02:04 PM   #51 
     - Dave Chappelle went to S. Africa, not Yemen or points beyond  MADem   Aug-16-06 02:09 AM   #80 
        - No He's A Muslim Too  wellst0nev0ter   Aug-16-06 02:43 PM   #102 
           - Yes, he is a Muslim. and he went to South Africa, not Yemen  MADem   Aug-16-06 03:00 PM   #103 
  - Frankly,  RobinA   Aug-16-06 03:29 PM   #110 
  - during the DC sniper attacks there was blatant declaration  Bacchus39   Aug-15-06 09:18 AM   #21 
  - I was one of those bastards doing the broken line run to the GIANT  MADem   Aug-15-06 12:53 PM   #29 
  - And it's common sense that girls are whining wimps  Kailassa   Aug-15-06 12:27 PM   #24 
  - Good grief, I don't even know what to say. Sarcasm or not, that  MADem   Aug-15-06 12:42 PM   #26 
     - As soon as you lump an entire section of humanity into one box,  Kailassa   Aug-15-06 01:52 PM   #48 
        - Lumping is what people DO, it's part and parcel of policework  MADem   Aug-15-06 06:34 PM   #64 
           - Er....  FredScuttle   Aug-17-06 12:23 AM   #119 
           - And that's apropos of what?  MADem   Aug-17-06 07:07 AM   #121 
              - "Everyone who wants to blow up planes is Muslim"...  FredScuttle   Aug-17-06 08:04 AM   #122 
                 - Who, other than Christians, ARE blowing up abortion clinics???  MADem   Aug-17-06 04:11 PM   #123 
           - Oddly enough, my sister-in-law knows a kid with sickle cell  hedgehog   Aug-17-06 06:54 PM   #124 
  - If we are to be equal here...  Solon   Aug-15-06 12:54 PM   #30 
  - Certainly. If that's what they're going after, they should do it just as  MADem   Aug-15-06 01:01 PM   # 
     - Just a few years ago...  Solon   Aug-15-06 01:10 PM   #40 
     - I've said this ten times in this and other threads, ETHNICITY has NOTHING  MADem   Aug-15-06 01:16 PM   #42 
        - Just so there is no misunderstanding...  Solon   Aug-15-06 01:23 PM   #44 
           - Member of Brixton Mosque, in south London  MADem   Aug-15-06 06:40 PM   #65 
              - You support profiling, I was pointing out a danger of using it...  Solon   Aug-15-06 09:46 PM   #73 
                 - I do think the Security Detail profiled the crowd, I think they got it  MADem   Aug-15-06 11:19 PM   #78 
                    - Someone up thread referred to the Lackawanna 5  hedgehog   Aug-17-06 07:09 PM   #127 
     - It's been 5 years since 9/11  FredScuttle   Aug-17-06 12:25 AM   #120 
  - I think it meets the textbook definition of bigotry.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-06 12:57 PM   #32 
     - I don't..  MADem   Aug-15-06 01:05 PM   #36 
        - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-15-06 01:06 PM   #37 
        - The posters who argue the most strongly against antisemitism,  Kailassa   Aug-15-06 02:00 PM   #50 
        - What's that whining comment supposed to mean?  MADem   Aug-15-06 06:46 PM   #66 
        - LOL! Perfect! n/t  Megahurtz   Aug-15-06 07:05 PM   #69 
        - How will the airlines tell if someone is Muslim? Do we have to put  Love Bug   Aug-16-06 11:43 AM   #87 
        - Did you know the IRS sells your personal data unless you opt out?  MADem   Aug-16-06 02:18 PM   #97 
        - If it's not degrading and can be applied to innocent muslims,  Bretttido   Aug-16-06 11:58 AM   #88 
           - How many Prebyterians were involved in 911?  MADem   Aug-16-06 03:34 PM   #111 
  - Whats your point?  manhunter2006   Aug-15-06 05:35 AM   #16 
  - Of the 24 arrested in Britain at least 1, if not 2, was a woman  muriel_volestrangler   Aug-15-06 09:13 AM   #20 
  - There is also the problem  ninkasi   Aug-15-06 12:53 PM   #28 
  - Not to mention Brazilians...  CJCRANE   Aug-15-06 01:01 PM   #34 
  - Exactly  ninkasi   Aug-15-06 01:36 PM   #46 
  - Military taught recruits to think of "Easterners" as "Ragheads"  ConcernedCanuk   Aug-15-06 04:10 PM   #62 
  - The issue is RELIGION, not ethnicity.  MADem   Aug-15-06 12:56 PM   #31 
     - That's the crowd the MSM pays attention to -  CJCRANE   Aug-15-06 01:09 PM   #38 
  - What's your point?  High Plains   Aug-15-06 10:46 AM   #22 
  - Yeah,but..  manhunter2006   Aug-15-06 09:57 PM   #74 
     - "majority of Muslims are supportive of Islams jihad against the west"?  Bretttido   Aug-16-06 12:06 PM   #90 
  - You have a poor grasp of the facts. Your "99.99999% " is nonsense.  dicksteele   Aug-15-06 11:05 PM   #76 
  - Let me guess, you pulled that statistic directly out of your ass  Bretttido   Aug-16-06 12:00 PM   #89 
  - 99.999999% ?  athena   Aug-16-06 04:35 PM   #115 
  - Senior UK Police Officer who is also a Muslim  edwardlindy   Aug-15-06 08:30 AM   #17 
  - Maybe they should be required to wear a badge in public, so we know  The Stranger   Aug-15-06 08:46 AM   #18 
  - what would be so wrong with working with the community  cap   Aug-15-06 09:11 AM   #19 
  - "Why cant we invest in a scalpel instead of a lawn mower?"  Kailassa   Aug-15-06 12:32 PM   #25 
     - That's what INTELLIGENT Screening will do.  MADem   Aug-15-06 12:59 PM   #33 
        - That would make it so easy for terrorists ...  Kailassa   Aug-15-06 01:56 PM   #49 
        - One more time--ETHNICITY has NOTHING to do with it.  MADem   Aug-15-06 06:55 PM   #67 
           - the key is working with the Muslim community  cap   Aug-16-06 11:30 AM   #86 
           - Now, see, I say, be WARY of relying on ethnicity  MADem   Aug-16-06 02:34 PM   #99 
           - No Muslims in the IRA?  hedgehog   Aug-17-06 06:58 PM   #125 
           - You seem to be of the mindset that the ends justify the means  Bretttido   Aug-16-06 12:12 PM   #92 
              - Oh, please....give me a break  MADem   Aug-16-06 02:08 PM   #95 
                 - You seem to think that government institutions will not abuse power  Bretttido   Aug-16-06 03:17 PM   #107 
                    - As I have said elsewhere  MADem   Aug-16-06 04:07 PM   #113 
                       - Infiltrating gathering places and meetings has a bad history inthis count  hedgehog   Aug-17-06 07:04 PM   #126 
                          - But the good ones don't. They just track, inform, and use anecdotal  MADem   Aug-17-06 11:52 PM   #128 
        - It's good to know that since I'm not a muslim, I have a free pass at  Bretttido   Aug-16-06 12:08 PM   #91 
           - What are you planning on blowing up?  MADem   Aug-16-06 02:39 PM   #100 
              - I'm part of a new underground group called  Bretttido   Aug-16-06 03:20 PM   #109 
                 - Well, you can be happily underground, but if your group starts  MADem   Aug-16-06 04:13 PM   #114 
  - I don't understand why people would disagree with this policy  ItNerd4life   Aug-15-06 01:09 PM   #39 
  - You're right  CJCRANE   Aug-15-06 01:13 PM   #41 
  - Now there's a GREAT point...it IS a slippery slope, but only because  MADem   Aug-15-06 01:18 PM   #43 
  - Problem is, it doesn't MATTER who is in the White House...  Solon   Aug-15-06 01:39 PM   #47 
  - If Gore were in the white house, it would not even be an issue  Bretttido   Aug-16-06 12:16 PM   #93 
  - I can understand it being a slippery slope, look at WWII  ItNerd4life   Aug-15-06 02:08 PM   #52 
  - The profiled are never going to be the empowered race.  The Stranger   Aug-15-06 02:14 PM   #53 
  - I do understand racism. This isn't. Here is definition and reasons.  ItNerd4life   Aug-16-06 08:21 AM   #83 
  - The empowered race is never going to be the subject of the profile.  The Stranger   Aug-16-06 10:30 AM   #85 
     - ?????????  MADem   Aug-16-06 03:05 PM   #104 
        - Learn about institutionalized racism and racial profiling.  The Stranger   Aug-16-06 09:03 PM   #116 
           - Google is your friend.... NT  MADem   Aug-16-06 10:35 PM   #117 
  - So.......  Megahurtz   Aug-16-06 03:14 PM   #106 
  - Tweety was all in favor of profiling last night  Snivi Yllom   Aug-15-06 02:56 PM   #55 
  - This is 1000 times more effective than banning deodorant or lipstick  Snivi Yllom   Aug-15-06 02:54 PM   #54 
  - So... Will we have to declare our religion  PsychoDad   Aug-15-06 03:17 PM   #56 
  - You already DO declare your religion in many, indeed most, cases  MADem   Aug-16-06 03:12 PM   #105 
     - They could look at what books I buy....  PsychoDad   Aug-16-06 03:19 PM   #108 
        - They've tried that already--ask Monica Lewinsky, and the Librarians'  MADem   Aug-16-06 03:51 PM   #112 
  - That has to be unConstitutional!  MasonJar   Aug-15-06 03:38 PM   #57 
  - This is being discussed in Britain, not the US.  nsd   Aug-15-06 11:24 PM   #79 
  - When do they start filling up those Halliburton Detention camps?  sarcasmo   Aug-15-06 03:39 PM   #58 
  - Codified bigotry. Disgusting.  Zhade   Aug-15-06 03:40 PM   #59 
  - And acceptance of fascism marches on...  countryjake   Aug-15-06 04:00 PM   #61 
  - Muslims face extra checks  Alameda   Aug-15-06 06:22 PM   #63 
  - How do they tell?  Bill McBlueState   Aug-15-06 11:15 PM   #77 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-16-06 02:22 AM   #81 
  - No ... that's not the "no-brainer" ...  Nihil   Aug-16-06 07:41 AM   #82 
  - If we single out muslims/arabs, then the terrorists will just recruit  noonwitch   Aug-16-06 09:51 AM   #84 
  - Consider this thought: Is it police work, instead of racism?  ItNerd4life   Aug-16-06 01:16 PM   #94 
  - Then chimp-faced war criminals need super attention  specimenfred1984   Aug-16-06 02:43 PM   #101 
  - America has turned into a land of discrimination and not democracy!  Tight_rope   Aug-16-06 02:33 PM   #98 
 

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