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Mon Apr 29, 2013, 02:10 AM

Keith Ellison..... Horrible Job!

Man, Could you have been more timid.
A fucking xenophobe congressman on live televisions states that The Muslim Community
should be targeted by American Intelligence and instead of being personally insulted and immediately lashing back ( Pointing out the havoc reeked by right wing terrorism), he simply went about his business of being a Democrat....And struck back with such caution..
Makes me sick!!~

http://thinkprogress.org/security/2013/04/28/1931521/muslim-congressman-slams-gop039s-call-for-religious-profiling-after-boston/

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Reply Keith Ellison..... Horrible Job! (Original post)
busterbrown Apr 2013 OP
tblue Apr 2013 #1
Tx4obama Apr 2013 #4
busterbrown Apr 2013 #10
dkf Apr 2013 #2
Tx4obama Apr 2013 #3
elleng Apr 2013 #5
NWHarkness Apr 2013 #6
busterbrown Apr 2013 #8
burnsei sensei Apr 2013 #7
busterbrown Apr 2013 #9
MyCountryTisofThee May 2013 #11

Response to busterbrown (Original post)

Mon Apr 29, 2013, 02:25 AM

1. I never watch the Sunday shows

but I stumbled on this one. Saw Keith Ellison talking and so I stopped channel-surfing. Didn't see the entire segment. He started out strong but then it did seem like he sat back while the snarly reactionaries spewed their hate and fear. Not sure if he ever shot back. I changed the channel soon because I can tolerate only so much crazy at one time. Love Ellison, and I'm very sorry to hear he didn't hold his own in the end.

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Response to tblue (Reply #1)

Mon Apr 29, 2013, 12:34 PM

10. All he had to do is point out why King isnít calling out for more investigations of

right wing terrorism?

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Response to busterbrown (Original post)

Mon Apr 29, 2013, 02:28 AM

2. You do realize that leads to increased surveillance for everyone right?

 

I doubt that is the point he wanted to make.

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Response to busterbrown (Original post)

Mon Apr 29, 2013, 02:30 AM

3. I disagree. He did a good job.


It would NOT have been good for him LASH out. He would have looked like an angry Muslim and then the right-wing would have used it against him.

He was calm, cool, and spoke intelligently.



Additional article here: http://www.mediaite.com/tv/reps-ellison-and-king-clash-over-whether-police-should-step-up-surveillance-of-muslim-community/

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #3)

Mon Apr 29, 2013, 04:04 AM

5. Calm, cool and intelligent, as he usually is.

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Response to busterbrown (Original post)

Mon Apr 29, 2013, 04:49 AM

6. Speaking as a white guy who is not a Muslim

I'm gonna figure the guy who is a Muslim has the better handle on how to address the situation.

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Response to NWHarkness (Reply #6)

Mon Apr 29, 2013, 12:27 PM

8. Missing the point..

He is absolutely correct on every point and King is a first class idiot.
I just wish he brought up the point of right wing terrorism and pushed his face in it..

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Response to busterbrown (Original post)

Mon Apr 29, 2013, 11:07 AM

7. Ellison characterizes terrorism accurately

as being the individual acts reflecting free choice.
He is also correct that investigations must begin with actionable evidence.
He needs say no more.
As far as I'm concerned, no more surveillance is necessary, the civil liberties of Muslims need not be abridged any further.
The investigations that lined out the threat before the Boston Bombings should have indicated some trouble in the pipeline.
It is not the cunning of the terrorists alone, but the callowness of our investigators and analysts that is hurting the United States, and that ultimately facilitated the disasters in New York City, 1993, 2001, and Boston, 2013.

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Response to burnsei sensei (Reply #7)

Mon Apr 29, 2013, 12:30 PM

9. I agree with every point you make..

Just wish he would have attacked right wing terrorism the kind Peter King never
comments about..

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Response to busterbrown (Original post)

Mon May 13, 2013, 11:05 AM

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