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Mon Mar 13, 2017, 09:42 AM

Arson suspect wanted to 'run the Arabs out of our country,' sheriff says

(CNN)A 64-year-old Florida man tried to set a convenience store on fire because he thought the owners were Muslim, St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara said.

Richard Lloyd told deputies he wanted to "run the Arabs out of our country" so he pushed a dumpster in front of the Port St. Lucie store and set the contents on fire, Mascara said in a news release posted on Facebook.

Lloyd told detectives he assumed the owner was Muslim and that angered him because of "what they are doing in the Middle East," Mascara said.

"It's unfortunate that Mr. Lloyd made the assumption that the store owners were Arabic when, in fact, they are of Indian descent," Mascara said.

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http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/11/us/muslim-florida-store-fire/index.html

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Mon Mar 13, 2017, 09:45 AM

1. So it would have been ok if they were Arabic?

Ken Mascara: Did you forget about "Liberty and Justice for ALL?" When I worked in the schools, doing the Pledge of Allegiance every day, I was shocked by the number of children and adults around me who failed to say that last word.

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Mon Mar 13, 2017, 09:46 AM

2. This is what a "real" american looks like

 

A real fucking ignorant piece of shit american that should enjoy it's time in prison


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Mon Mar 13, 2017, 09:53 AM

3. "Florida, The Doofus State"

 

Actual title of a Miami Herald column by Dave Barry.

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