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Ellison is really in another universe when it comes to facing the reality of radical Islam, and the danger it poses to our society. Even the Somalis want to get to the bottom of radicals luring their youth into terrorism. Get him out of there!
Behi should be in jail with the pirates!
The other day, Keith Ellison said it was wrong to go after specific groups like Irish in their drinking habits, Black culture with drugs, and Jews associated with financial crimes. Talk about ignorant stereotyping. And have any of the aforementioned groups been involved in the killing of thousands of innocents in this country and around the world. C'mon Keith you can do better.
Give Bihi some credit,
He is Somali, and he is a community activist. And he sees problems with the status quo. I've actually met him. A very nice guy.
they key difference is "radical." aggressive efforts towards Islam in general will only serve to provoke the extremists and maybe some "fence-sitters." steady on...
I trust Rep. Ellison. Rep. King seems to want headlines and attention for his committee that will yield no positive information, at the expense of money and peoples reputations. At best, this is a short article. At worst, a lot of information has been left out of here.
One just has to look to Europe (France,UK) to see what they have in store for us ?
Mr Bihi is standing for his family and community. He gets it ! And I would stand for him.
Does anyone wonder of the two principals in this story who might be more of an authority on the subject to be studied in the upcoming hearings? Mr Ellison...former activist(does Obama ring a bell) who has never lived in Somalia, had nothing to do with the Somalia community in the Twin Cities prior to getting elected to Congress(now he's involved because he wants their votes to stay in his cushy job which has allowed him to travel to Mecca on someone else's money) or Mr Bihi who has walked the walk everyday of his life when it comes to the subject of terrorists involved in recruiting jihadist in the U.S. and training them for terrorist's attacks in the United States. Mr Ellsion...your so called expertise on this subject is transparently weak and your intentions are blatantly apparent....like most politicians...your appearance on Thursday in front of Congressman King's committee is nothing more than an attempt to recruit votes to ensure your goal of being a career politician. I suggest Mr Bihi give serious consideration to challenging Mr Ellison in the 2012 elections. Then the Somali community in this district will have real representation!!!
Public Congressional hearings generally are nothing more than grandstanding by members of Congress who are trying to win political points. I would think that the best way to combat radicalization of the Muslim community would be through low-profile contact between law enforcement and the Muslim community, building the kind of trust that will generate cooperation and sharing of information that is in the interest of all parties involved. If Congress wants to hold hearings on such a sensitive law enforcement and national security issue, they should be closed hearings.
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