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Old September 23rd, 2007, 09:42 PM   #1
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YOU WORRY ME. (a bit long but worth it)

Subject: A great paper from a pilot with American Airlines

This is long but worth reading and so true
This pilot hit the nail on the head in his open letter. He needs to be awarded a Medal for having the TESTICULAR FORTITUDE to say all this in a very profound way!

The newspaper stated today that some Muslim doctor is saying we are profiling him because he has been checked three times while getting on an airplane.

The following is a letter from a pilot. This well spoken man, who is a pilot with American Airlines, says what is in his heart, beautifully.... Read, absorb and pass this on.

"YOU WORRY ME!"
By American Airlines Pilot - Captain John Maniscalco

I've been trying to say this since 9-11, but you worry me. I wish you didn't. I wish when I walked down the streets of this country that I love, that your color and culture still blended with the beautiful human landscape we enjoy in this country.

But you don't blend in anymore. I notice you, and it worries me. I notice you because I can't help it anymore. People from your homelands, professing to be Muslims, have been attacking and killing my fellow citizens and our friends for more than 20 years now. I don't fully understand their grievances and hate, but I know that nothing can justify the inhumanity of their attacks.

On September 11, nineteen ARAB-MUSLIMS hijacked four jetliners in my country. They cut the throats of women in front of children and brutally stabbed to death others. They took control of those planes and crashed them into buildings killing thousands of proud fathers, loving sons, wise grandparents, elegant daughters, best friends, favorite coaches, fearless public servants, and children's mothers.

The Palestinians Celebrated, the Iraqis were overjoyed as was most of the Arab world. So, I notice you now. I don't want to be worried. I don't want to be consumed by the same rage and hate and prejudice that have destroyed the soul of these terrorists. But I need your help. As a rational American, trying to protect my country and family in an irrational and unsafe world, I must know how to tell the difference between you, and the Arab/Muslim terrorist.

How do I differentiate between the true Arab / Muslim-Americans and the Arab Muslim terrorists in our communities who are attending our schools, enjoying our parks, and living in OUR communities under the protection of OUR constitution, while they plot the next attack that will slaughter these same good neighbors and children?

The events of September 11th changed the answer. It is not my responsibility to determine which of you embraces our great country, with ALL of its religions, with ALL of its different citizens, with all of its faults. It is time for every Arab/Muslim in this country to determine it for me.

I want to know, I demand to know, and I have a right to know, whether or not you love America? Do you pledge allegiance to its flag? Do you proudly display it in front of your house, or on your car? Do you pray in your many daily prayers that Allah will bless this nation, that He will protect and prosper it? Or do you pray that Allah will destroy it in one of your Jihads? Are you thankful for the freedom that only this nation affords? A freedom that was paid for by the blood of hundreds of thousands of patriots who gave their lives for this country? Are you willing to preserve this freedom by also paying the ultimate sacrifice? Do you love America?

If this is your commitment, then I need YOU to start letting ME know about it. Your Muslim leaders in this nation should be flooding the media at this time with hard facts on your faith, and what hard actions you are taking as a community and as a religion to protect the United States of America.

Please, no more benign overtures of regret for the death of the innocent because I worry about who you regard as innocent. No more benign overtures of condemnation for the unprovoked attacks because I worry about what is unprovoked to you. I am not interested in any more sympathy. I am only interested in action.

What will you do for America - our great country - at this time of crisis, at this time of war?

I want to see Arab-Muslims waving the AMERICAN flag in the streets. I want to hear you chanting "Allah Bless America " I want to see young Arab/Muslim men enlisting in the military. I want to see a commitment of money, time, and emotion to the victims of this butchering and to this nation as a whole.

The FBI has a list of over 400 people they want to talk to regarding the WTC attack. Many of these people live and socialize right now in Muslim communities. You know them. You know where they are. Hand them over to us, now! But I have seen little even approaching this sort of action. Instead I have seen an already closed and secretive community close even tighter. You have disappeared from the streets. You have posted armed security guards at your facilities. You have threatened lawsuits. You have screamed for protection from reprisals. The very few Arab/Muslim representatives that HAVE appeared in the media were defensive and equivocating.

They seemed more concerned with making sure that the United States proves who was responsible before taking action. They seemed more concerned with protecting their fellow Muslims from violence directed towards them in the United States and abroad than they did with supporting our country and denouncing "leaders" like
Khadafi, Hussein, Farrakhan, and Arafat.

If the true teachings of Islam proclaim tolerance and peace and love for all people, then I want chapter and verse from the Koran and statements from popular Muslim leaders to back it up. What good is it if the teachings in the Koran are good, and pure, and true, when your "leaders" are teaching fanatical interpretations, terrorism, and intolerance?

It matters little how good Islam SHOULD BE if huge numbers of the world's Muslims interpret the teachings of Mohammed incorrectly and adhere to a degenerative form of the religion. A form that has been demonstrated to us over and over again. A form whose structure is built upon a foundation of violence, death, and suicide. A form whose members are recruited from the prisons around the world. A form whose members (some as young as five years old) are seen day after day, week in and week out, year after a year, marching in the streets around the world, burning effigies of our presidents, burning the American flag, shooting weapons into the air. A form whose members convert from a peaceful religion, only to take up arms against the great United States of America, the country of their birth. A form whose rules are so twisted, that their traveling members refuse to show their faces at airport security checkpoints, in the name of Islam.

We will NEVER allow the attacks of September 11, or any others for that matter, to take away that which is so precious to us: Our rights under the greatest constitution in the world.

I want to know where every Arab Muslim in this country stands and I think it is my right and the right of every true citizen of this country to demand it. A right paid for by the blood of thousands of my brothers and sisters who died protecting the very constitution that is protecting you and your family. I am pleading with you to let me know.

I want you here as my brother, my neighbor, my friend, as a fellow American.

But there can be no gray areas or ambivalence regarding your allegiance and it is up to YOU, to show ME, where YOU stand. Until then. "YOU WORRY ME!"
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Old September 24th, 2007, 06:43 AM   #2
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I agree with him on every point but one, I am not worried, I am Mad. In WWII they separated people in the states to find out the answer's and to protect people that were of the same culture of people that were attacting us. Why our Goverment is not asking these questions of the Arab's and Muslim's right now, I have no clue??
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Old September 24th, 2007, 08:29 AM   #3
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I agree with him on every point but one, I am not worried, I am Mad. In WWII they separated people in the states to find out the answer's and to protect people that were of the same culture of people that were attacting us. Why our Goverment is not asking these questions of the Arab's and Muslim's right now, I have no clue??
you mean the Japanese Internment Camps? You want to bring that back? Those were wrong on so many levels.
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Old September 24th, 2007, 12:19 PM   #4
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you mean the Japanese Internment Camps? You want to bring that back? Those were wrong on so many levels.

I have never said this in my life, and never thought I would, but I agree with Mike Sova on this one
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Old September 24th, 2007, 12:45 PM   #5
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you mean the Japanese Internment Camps? You want to bring that back? Those were wrong on so many levels.

Not to that degree but find out how they all stand on the issues. If they hate americans then help them get back home. Or give the safe housing untill things are settled. If this keeps up and we get struck again I would hate to think what some American's may do to these people here. It would be to help protect them also.
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Old September 24th, 2007, 06:31 PM   #6
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Don't blame Mike....he didn't know anyone that died on 9-11 so it doesn't matter to him.
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Old September 24th, 2007, 07:27 PM   #7
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Don't blame Mike....he didn't know anyone that died on 9-11 so it doesn't matter to him.
you are such a buffoon. Ok fine, let's round up all the arabs and put them in camps. How come you aren't writing the congressmen right now to get this underway?

luckily you only teach shop class...

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Old September 24th, 2007, 07:49 PM   #8
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luckily you only teach shop class...



Cuz you know what my certifications are and what my teaching schedule is now?:tonka:

I said it was ok,...I understand. YOU didn't know anyone that died that day so you treat it almost like it didn't happen....unless you are spouting your conspiracy theory bullshit.
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Old September 24th, 2007, 08:02 PM   #9
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Cuz you know what my certifications are and what my teaching schedule is now?:tonka:

I said it was ok,...I understand. YOU didn't know anyone that died that day so you treat it almost like it didn't happen....unless you are spouting your conspiracy theory bullshit.
well, you didn't address the part of the post that has to do with the thread, are you writing your congressmen to get them on the arab round up?
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Old September 25th, 2007, 12:38 AM   #10
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Ok fine, let's round up all the arabs and put them in camps.

Best idea you've ever had.
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Old September 25th, 2007, 01:00 AM   #11
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you are such a buffoon. Ok fine, let's round up all the arabs and put them in camps. How come you aren't writing the congressmen right now to get this underway?

luckily you only teach shop class...
How will you define who goes into the camps? Are we going to use race? Well there are many Arabs who are Christians, so why would they support Islamic terrorism? Are we going to use religion? How will we know people's religion? Should we do round up at the Mosques? We would never catch everyone and we would make the people who arent caught more likely to become terrorists as we are proving everything the psychos like Osama are saying to be true. :miff:
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How will you define who goes into the camps? Are we going to use race? Well there are many Arabs who are Christians, so why would they support Islamic terrorism? Are we going to use religion? How will we know people's religion? Should we do round up at the Mosques? We would never catch everyone and we would make the people who arent caught more likely to become terrorists as we are proving everything the psychos like Osama are saying to be true. :miff:
I agree with Kerryann...holy shit, did I just say that?
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I agree with Sova. Let's give up and do nothing, Let's open our boarders for free travel. Lets not search for then bad guys. Let's destroy all our weapons, dismantle our armies, recycle our warships. Let's see how well we do then.
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How will you define who goes into the camps? Are we going to use race? Well there are many Arabs who are Christians, so why would they support Islamic terrorism? Are we going to use religion? How will we know people's religion? Should we do round up at the Mosques? We would never catch everyone and we would make the people who arent caught more likely to become terrorists as we are proving everything the psychos like Osama are saying to be true. :miff:

Your not going to like this but Yes go by race. Because if things get much worse your going to see americans taking it out on there race. Have you seen what they do to American's over there? If we ask them to go and stay in one area for there protection is that such a bad thing? At least we are not cutting off there head and putting it on TV. This is A WAR we are in and lives are being lost every day on both sides. And as far as Osama goes if we know what area he is in I wish there would drop the big Bomb and make sure he is gone. I am tired of playing games with these people.

Would you feel the same way if it was Mike that had his head cut off?
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I find it funny that there are people in this country that worry about how THEY will react if we do something bad to someone of that race.....

And then sit here and aren't the least bit pissed about what they have done to us.

Stupid f ucking liberals.

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Old September 25th, 2007, 08:53 PM   #18
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I agree with Sova. Let's give up and do nothing, Let's open our boarders for free travel. Lets not search for then bad guys. Let's destroy all our weapons, dismantle our armies, recycle our warships. Let's see how well we do then.
Right, because there is no middle ground. We either give up all hope and start bowing towards Mecca, or we round them all up and throw them in prison. Any discussion of tolerating those that want to be a part of USA and prosecuting those that cause trouble is just crazy talk.
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Old September 25th, 2007, 08:55 PM   #19
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Your not going to like this but Yes go by race. Because if things get much worse your going to see americans taking it out on there race. Have you seen what they do to American's over there? If we ask them to go and stay in one area for there protection is that such a bad thing? At least we are not cutting off there head and putting it on TV. This is A WAR we are in and lives are being lost every day on both sides. And as far as Osama goes if we know what area he is in I wish there would drop the big Bomb and make sure he is gone. I am tired of playing games with these people.

Would you feel the same way if it was Mike that had his head cut off?
Yep, round them up and put them on reservations, just like we did with those damn indians
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personally, I still kinda like the whole "innocent till proven guilty' thing. But that's just me...
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