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Keith Ellison Revisited

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The nation’s first Muslim congressman Hakim Mohammad aka Keith Ellison (D-Minn) said Tuesday that he erred in comparing the Bush administration’s response to Sept. 11 to an event that led to Adolf Hitler’s consolidation of power in Nazi Germany.

“In hindsight, I wouldn’t have used that reference point,” said Ellison. “It was probably inappropriate to use that example, because it’s a unique historical event, without really any clear parallels.”

But like any politician in the midst of a non-apology he couldn’t resist the urge to lash out once again.

“I believe that they have exploited the fears that grew from 9/11, in order to pass legislation and even start wars they could have never gotten away with but for that tragedy.”

The Anti-Defamation League released a statement Tuesday calling on Ellison to apologize for his comments. The group’s national director, Abraham H. Foxman, called the comparison “outrageous and offensive to all Americans.”

“Whatever his views may be on the administration’s response to 9/11 and the conduct of the war on terrorism, likening it to Hitler’s rise to power and Nazism is odious and demeans the victims of 9/11 and the brave American men and women engaged in the war on terror,” Foxman said. “Furthermore, it demonstrates a profound lack of understanding about the horrors that Hitler and his Nazi regime perpetrated.”

So, no apology yet, but what does it matter? Ellison has proved that any words that flow from his lips will be just another half-truth or lie. Perhaps the people in Minnesota erred when they elected him.

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Written by Lord Crimson

July 18, 2007 at 11:38 am

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  1. mullah cimoc say blog man him so brainwash. him spend too much him time for watch jack bauer tv show.

    question:
    -who recruit rush limbugh? A. Roger Ailes.
    -where roger ailes work? A. Fox news.
    -who own the fox tv? A. rupert murdoch.
    -Who own william kristol magaizne always never make the profit just the brainwasher for masters in tel aviv? A. rupert murdoch.
    -Who with limbaugh when catching him with sex pill coming back from sex slave country? A. Producers of jack bauer fantasy torture tv show.
    -who owning network putting out jack bauer tv fantasy torture show? A. Rupert Murdoch.
    -Who recruit hannity radio show? A. Rogers Ailes.
    -Where work roger ailes? A. Rupert Murdoch.

    for this usa media so control and not free. them call it the perversion.

    all world knowing him neocon start irak war. him neocon spy for israeli and israeli agent in usa. but usa media afraid mention him word “neocon”. ending up like the imus? This called the terror.

    in true usa man having good mutual trading benefit with him muslim for more than 150 years. for 60 years usa and saudi both making the so much money and the good trade relation.

    now israeli spy and agent control media making dumbest 20% ameriki thinking must kill all the muslim. this so stupid. this like want kill all catholic because most meth distributor in usa him catholic and mexico. only idiot then to blame all catholic for meth dealer problem in usa.

    most ameriki now hating the masters in tel aviv and want regain freedom and independence from foreign domination. this a good sign. soon him braveheart ameriki rising up. this them call a “rising”.

    Mullah Cimoc

    July 18, 2007 at 5:52 pm

  2. Hi MC

    So you think blog man is brainwashed? Wow, you’re good, and we haven’t even known each other that long.

    I want to thank you for your concern, but you don’t have to worry about blog man. In fact, just recently someone dropped by and gave it his best shot at brainwashing, but blog man was able to recognize it for what it was.

    If it helps Americans don’t want to kill Muslims, only the ones that want to kill them. It’s hard to get past that survival thing.

    Lord Crimson

    Lord Crimson

    July 18, 2007 at 6:45 pm

  3. Hi LC,

    What amazes me is how, given the amount of pork included in every budget, our only Muslim Congressman can enter the House chamber and still remain faithful to his religion.

    the Grit

    the Grit

    July 18, 2007 at 6:56 pm

  4. Hi Grit

    Perhaps he replaces the word pork with payoff and all is made better. Still it must be tough having to accept all those luxuries a congressman must endure for the sake of the mission.

    Lord Crimson

    Lord Crimson

    July 18, 2007 at 7:32 pm

  5. Hi LC,

    It’s a hard job, but, after all, someone has to do it 🙂

    the Grit

    grassfarmerbob

    July 19, 2007 at 6:44 pm

  6. Yeah, I think pork now has a more politically correct term called earmarking. There, now doesn’t that sound better?

    I couldn’t finish reading that broken English comment you have up there. I have a hard enough time understanding it when visiting with tech support on the phone. Therefore, I just can’t force myself to read it 😉

    wytammic

    July 19, 2007 at 10:30 pm

  7. Howdy farmer bob

    Yeah, Ellison does make things interesting, but in the long run I wish the good people of Minnesota would think about making a better selection. This one is defective.

    Lord Crimson

    Lord Crimson

    July 20, 2007 at 1:23 am

  8. Hi tammi

    I get the idea he thinks we watch too much TV, maybe he’s right.

    One point did stand out and that is the Saudi’s and the US have done a lot of business together and the benefit has been mutual. It’s a shame that Islam keeps getting in the way of a good business relationship by demanding the death of the customers.

    Lord Crimson

    Lord Crimson

    July 20, 2007 at 1:52 am


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