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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Welcome to San Francisco, Capital of Anti-Muslim Hate Speech

Posted By on Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 3:45 PM

click to enlarge And you thought JROTC was bad
  • And you thought JROTC was bad
Is San Francisco, political-correctness capital of the known world, secretly a bastion of anti-Muslim hate speech?

That's the impression you'd get these days from reading the publicity broadsides from the Washington, D.C.-based American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, which has been highlighting hate, hate and more hate emanating from the Bay Area towards Muslims and those of Arab descent.

The group's offensive began earlier this month, with a short opinion piece in the San Francisco Chronicle that lambasted local radio station KSFO

for "intolerant sound bites" that mentioned a string of

less-than-attractive traditions among some Muslims, such as

anti-Semitism and female circumcision.

A

clipping of the article was mailed back to the group from the Bay Area,

with the word "BULLSHIT" scrawled across it. Also enclosed by the

thoughtful respondent was the following message: "EVERY ONE OF YOU

GODDAM (sic) ARAB TERRORIST MURDERERS SHOULD BE WIPED OFF THE FACE OF THE

EARTH! REMEMBER 911!!!" (You can see a copy of the letter here.)

The letter was even mailed in an envelope with a stamp reading "The Clinton Legacy," with a zero-cent denotation. What a wag.

However,

this epistolary crusader may have inadvertently helped the committee

raise some cash for more of whatever it does when it's not putting out

the brush fires of San Francisco intolerance.

"No one should be subject

to such hateful language and with your help we can work together to

defeat hate," reads the statement put out by the anti-discrimination

committee about the letter. "Every contribution counts. Give $5, $25,

$500, or anything you are able to give and please, help ADC fight the

hate!"

Photo by Arbron.

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