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Anti-Arab/Muslim Racism in America
21 Feb 2002
Equating terrorism in any way with Arabs or Muslims or any race or religion is ignorant racism.
Unless the whole world is irrational, it is only logical that terrorism against America should come from people in countries that have been the most oppressed by American foreign policies.

Since hundred of thousands of Arabs and Muslims have been killed as a results of American bombs and sanctions and other kinds of terrorism, it is only natural that terrorism should come from such countries. The only kind of leadership we support in the Arab/Muslim world is the kind that is repressive to its own people--and we do all we can to deny democracy to people in such countries. All Arabs/Muslim countries with strong, independent of U.S. leadership, are automatically demonized by American politicians.

We do not dare allow Arab/Muslim people to have freedom and democracy, because we canít control the free will of such free people, and such governments. We do not like unlimited freedom.

If we were to kill with bombs and sanctions, tens of thousands in Jewish or Christian countries, we would expect terrorism from such countries. If we are not happy with the current brand of terrorism, now directed at the U.S., the remedy is simple. Bomb Israel and England and quit bombing Arab/Muslim countries. We would then get terrorism only from the Israelis and British and the problem would be solve and this would make many happy, I guess.

This whole thing about terrorism in 2002, has little relevance to race or religion. When people and their loved ones get hurt, the reaction against the perpetrators does not have a damn thing to do with religion or race. Itís a universal, common sense behavior.

Muslims are no different than the rest of us. It is all so simple and logical, when we take racism out of our thinking.

Peace
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