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TheKentuckian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-24-10 01:01 PM
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32. Just like they have "legitimate" concerns about gay folks getting married.
Like they had "legitimate" concerns about school integration.

Just like they had "legitimate" concerns about black people voting.

Just like they had "legitimate" concerns about inter-racial marriage.

Just like they had "legitimate" concerns about a Catholic President.

Just like they had "legitimate" concerns about women voting.

Just like they had "legitimate" concerns about about sharing water fountains and lunch counters with blacks.

Just like they had "legitimate" concerns about black folks running amok without the structure and guidance from white masters.

Just like they had "legitimate" concerns about slaves learning to read.

Just like they had "legitimate" concerns about savage natives who had to be eradicated or exiled.

Just like the "legitimate" concerns the President might be a foreign national or gawd forbid a Muslim.

Just like the "legitimate" concerns of leaving Africans "Gawdless Savages" and kindly picking them up and giving them productive work.

Your so called concerns are cover for bigotry. When was the last time you expected let's call it clarification from another religious group and was it not some old bigoted bullshit.
If you have an accusation for this group then make it rather than tip toeing around with "legitimate questions". What the hell gives you the right to feel entitled to answers and what would it take to satisfy them for the mouthbreathers to say "Ohh okay. Glad we hashed that out, carry on"?

I notice you slipped out of dealing with that aspect of the issue.

There is no red herring because there is no reason that they SHOULDN'T build. They don't have to justify a damn thing and only a bigot would set the bar in such a fashion without some kind of justification.

There is no fuck you more than it is a fuck you for the Baptist to build a church near my house unless you are saying that all Muslims are terrorists and are in some fashion complicit or supportive of the 9/11 attack.

You are putting the two together and then make it this groups job to separate themselves and that is bigoted.

And yeah, I think a health portion of Americans are foaming at the mouth bigots toward Arabic and Islamic people. I dealt with the crazies demanding I fire two of my very best people after 9/11. I heard the cries to NUKE EM. I see the hatemongering across the country toward these folks. I see that "muslim" being used as the new nigger and the new commie. I've seen Indian people dogged out because people thought they looked like "camel jockeys" and "sand niggers".

I've gotten the batshit emails. I've seen it all. You can drape that "legitimate" mantle over your shoulders all you like but Islamaphobia is a big fucking deal in this country.

It is being who they are that these folks see as a BIG FUCK YOU.
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  -I don't care about any Mosque, one way or another but I do care about America Winterblues  Aug-23-10 12:46 PM   #0 
  - but this is about muslims....they're like brown and stuff...and like 9/11  NightWatcher   Aug-23-10 12:49 PM   #1 
  - This is about having 9/11 front and center in an election year  liberal N proud   Aug-23-10 12:54 PM   #2 
     - exactly  Jeffersons Ghost   Aug-23-10 01:26 PM   #6 
     - But but but  malaise   Aug-23-10 01:47 PM   #15 
        - There you go with facts  liberal N proud   Aug-23-10 02:24 PM   #27 
  - There is broad agreement  NoNothing   Aug-23-10 01:07 PM   #3 
  - perhaps the african americans should have been more considerate and sat in the back of the bus  spanone   Aug-23-10 01:25 PM   #5 
  - Or done a survey of anyone who ever did or might ride on a bus, or their families and friends  uppityperson   Aug-24-10 01:28 PM   #34 
  - Public Displays of Islam are naturally offensive to Americans  el_bryanto   Aug-23-10 01:29 PM   #7 
  - It's okay as long as they don't act Muslim in public /nt  jberryhill   Aug-23-10 01:38 PM   #9 
  - There may be some valid reasons for holding this opinion  NoNothing   Aug-23-10 01:46 PM   #13 
     - Cite the valid reasons, then  jberryhill   Aug-23-10 02:03 PM   #18 
        - Generally they center around the following:  NoNothing   Aug-23-10 02:13 PM   #23 
           - They are already having that discussion themselves...  jberryhill   Aug-23-10 03:39 PM   #28 
           - Do you think these foaming at the mouth bigots are going to sit for a comparative religion course?  TheKentuckian   Aug-23-10 04:02 PM   #29 
              - Do you really think a majority of Americans are "foaming at the mouth bigots?"  NoNothing   Aug-24-10 12:57 AM   #31 
                 - Just like they have "legitimate" concerns about gay folks getting married.  TheKentuckian   Aug-24-10 01:01 PM   #32 
                    - You are personalizing this  NoNothing   Aug-24-10 01:24 PM   #33 
                       - Their goals cannot be accomplished by rolling over and going away  TheKentuckian   Aug-24-10 02:31 PM   #36 
                          - So you think you can win trust  NoNothing   Aug-24-10 02:43 PM   #37 
                             - It's not a zero-sum game.  LanternWaste   Aug-24-10 03:51 PM   #40 
                             - Nope it won't nor can your "concerns" in many cases be addressed at all and certainly with  TheKentuckian   Aug-24-10 04:20 PM   #43 
  - However, the "inconsiderate" perception  jberryhill   Aug-23-10 01:38 PM   #8 
  - That's as may be  NoNothing   Aug-23-10 01:43 PM   #11 
     - They have to work through it on their own, unfortunately  jberryhill   Aug-23-10 01:46 PM   #14 
        - Exactly  NoNothing   Aug-23-10 02:18 PM   #25 
  - thats utter horseshit. the building of mosques are being protested all over  La Lioness Priyanka   Aug-23-10 01:45 PM   #12 
     - For other reasons  NoNothing   Aug-23-10 01:58 PM   #16 
        - LOL. yes. clearly the protest on which walmart is based, is exactly the same as  La Lioness Priyanka   Aug-23-10 02:00 PM   #17 
        - A rising tide of hate against Arkansas retailers, no doubt  jberryhill   Aug-23-10 02:04 PM   #19 
        - LOL. exactly. huge marginalized group.  La Lioness Priyanka   Aug-23-10 02:06 PM   #21 
        - I think it's not so dissimilar as you might imagine  NoNothing   Aug-23-10 02:05 PM   #20 
           - There are many flaws in this argument. There is no central Muslim organization.  La Lioness Priyanka   Aug-23-10 02:10 PM   #22 
              - Well that is convenient, isn't it?  NoNothing   Aug-23-10 02:16 PM   #24 
                 - making badly formed arguments based on peoples emotions isnt rational.  La Lioness Priyanka   Aug-23-10 02:22 PM   #26 
        - And exactly what is it that American Muslims do that differs in any way, shape  Karenina   Aug-24-10 04:06 PM   #41 
  - this is not the america we grew up in. not close.  spanone   Aug-23-10 01:24 PM   #4 
  - In the long run, this type of thinking will win out....  jberryhill   Aug-23-10 01:43 PM   #10 
  - a poster said something about defending sharia. it isnt about defending any religion  seabeyond   Aug-23-10 04:25 PM   #30 
  - Teabaggers are just for themselves  natrlron   Aug-24-10 01:35 PM   #35 
  - This is what happens when nationalism becomes religion and flags become idols.  Uncle Joe   Aug-24-10 03:08 PM   #38 
  - This totally exposes the TB's "IT'S ALL ABOUT TEH CONSTITUSHUN!!1!"  bullwinkle428   Aug-24-10 03:11 PM   #39 
  - Allowing it (especially after the racist rights' behavior) would be a great gesture  stuntcat   Aug-24-10 04:19 PM   #42 

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