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MSNBC Host To Rick Santorum: What Are You Doing About ‘White Men With Guns’?

BY JUDD LEGUM DEC 21, 2015 9:00 AM

This morning on MSNBC, Joe Scarborough asked Rick Santorum a simple question: What can we do to show the millions of peaceful Muslim Americans that they are valued and respected members of society?
Santorum rejected the question and said that onus was on every Muslim American to confront “the cancer within Islam.” Santorum said that “most Muslims” in America were shirking their duties to confront radicalism.
Co-host Mika Brzezinski had enough. “I’ll turn the argument around on you. Why aren’t you working on white men with guns?,” she asked.
“You are telling Muslim Americans they all need to come out and talk about the tiny percentage of their community that has kind of, quite frankly, wreaked havoc. But yet, you look at the data of white men wreaking havoc on this country? Why aren’t white men coming forward? Why don’t you call on them to do that?,” Brzezinski continued.
Santorum responded by saying he was dealing with the problem of “gun violence.” Not by supporting any kind of gun safety legislation but by encouraging people to get married.

Brzezinski is right on the data. Since 9/11, fatalities from attacks by right-wing extremists — a group of almost exclusively white men — has accounted for 254 fatalities. Meanwhile, Islam-inspired attacks accounted for 50 fatalities over the same period. (This data was from June so did not include the recent attacks in Colorado and San Bernardino.)
Prejudice against Muslims in America is not without consequences. ThinkProgress has documented 46 anti-Islam incidents, many of them violent, since the terrorist attacks in Paris.
Santorum criticized the Obama and George W. Bush administrations for being too accommodating toward Muslims.


*Oh wow*

Trump...open mouth insert foot

There should be a killed by guns clock.You know like the National Debt Clock.

Trump wants ISIS dead and he wants their families dead, too

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is calling for the United States to kill not only terrorists — but their families.

“When you get these terrorists, you have to take out their families,” the GOP presidential front-runner said Wednesday on “Fox & Friends.”

“They care about their lives, don’t kid yourselves. But they say they don’t care about their lives. But you have to take out their families.”

His comments came the day after Lebanon released the ex-wife of ISIS terror leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a prisoner swap.

During the interview, Trump pointed out that the Obama administration is pushing to oust Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad while simultaneously working to defeat ISIS.

“You’ve got to pick who you’re fighting, you can’t fight everybody,” Trump said.

“ISIS is our No. 1 threat. I would knock the hell out of them. I like to do one thing at a time.”

Standard US military doctrine is to go after armed enemies while taking efforts to avoid civilian casualties when possible.


Were sickly obsessed about guns they are part of the decor

Stop, hey what's that sound ----Buffalo Springfield

there's something happinin here
what it is aint exactly clear
theres a man with a gun over there
tellin me i got to beware

i think it's time we stop, children
what's that sound
everybody look what's goin down

there's battle lines being drawn
nobody's right if everybody's wrong
young people speakin there minds
getting so much resistance far behind

it's time we stop,
hey what's that sound
everybody look what's goin down

what a field day for the heat
a thousand people in the street
singin songs that they carry inside
mostly say hurray for our side

it's time we stop,
hey what's that sound
everybody look what's goin down

there are lawyer strikes deep
into your life it will creep
it starts when your always afraid
step out of line the man come and take you away

you better stop
hey what's that sound
everybody look what's going down x4

Look what movie is coming out on January 16, 2016...

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.

summary of the movie: An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.


*not promoting to see this, but just observing the obvious election time movie

too funny...

Rachel Maddow just announced on her show...

That she will be interviewing Hilary Clinton tomorrow on her show.

Trump took aim at Bush on Twitter for his brother's decision to invade Iraq in 2003.

Trump: "Jeb, why did your brother attack and destabilize the Middle East by attacking Iraq when there were no weapons of mass destruction? Bad info?"
Trump wrote on the social media network.

Bush, for his part, defended his brother Sunday against Trump's Sept. 11 insults, explaining that the former President simply

Jeb!: "responded to a crisis, and he did it as you would hope a President would do."


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