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Old 04-28-2015, 12:04 PM
 
Location: where you sip the tea of the breasts of the spinsters of Utica
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I think it's crazy to arrest American islamists from moving to Syria or Somalia and joining Isis. We ought to be buying them the tickets in return for renouncing US citizenship.
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Old 04-28-2015, 12:21 PM
 
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OK, so one activist group asks about halal food and it's "Muslims Demand Halal Welfare Food."

Do you look at the Westboro Baptist Church and say, "Christians want to kill all f%gs!"

Mick
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Old 04-28-2015, 12:23 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, FL
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I think it's crazy to arrest American islamists from moving to Syria or Somalia and joining Isis. We ought to be buying them the tickets in return for renouncing US citizenship.
I say provide them with free flights on military aircraft. When flying above their home countries, provide them with a parachute (or not) and show them the exit door.
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Old 04-28-2015, 02:03 PM
 
Location: north central Ohio
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I think it's crazy to arrest American islamists from moving to Syria or Somalia and joining Isis. We ought to be buying them the tickets in return for renouncing US citizenship.

That's "IF" this moronic government had the brains to make them renounce their citizenship,but they don't! They let these traitors return and don't even charge them with Treason!

I think every country should charge those citizens who leave their country to join ISIS.... with treason,and the penalty should be death by firing squad,if they return or are caught.We need to reinstate the death penalty for treason,and if death was the penalty for drug pushing,what a better place America would be!
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Old 04-28-2015, 03:20 PM
 
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^ It would be easier to just drone strike them while they are overseas. Which is what we actually do...
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Old 04-28-2015, 03:22 PM
 
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They don't like American food. They want their own food.
It's not only coming from the Muslims but the Asians and Hispanics as well.

They want ethnic food, not American food.
What is American food?
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Old 04-29-2015, 04:21 AM
 
Location: where you sip the tea of the breasts of the spinsters of Utica
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^ It would be easier to just drone strike them while they are overseas. Which is what we actually do...
Easier, but it's unconstitutional for our govt to execute any citizen without a trial.
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Old 04-30-2015, 01:12 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, FL
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What is American food?
Pizza!
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Old 04-30-2015, 03:07 PM
 
Location: Central Florida
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I do not get it you can use food stamps to buy any food you want, but according to this article Muslims can eat non Halal food if that is all that is available. Is it fair to ask the US government to help fund food or one religious belief?

Here is a quote from the article
"Exception if no halal is available

If there is absolutely no other halal food available and the Muslim is forced by necessity, then a Muslim is allowed to eat non-halal food in order to prevent death due to starvation.[6][15 "


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halal



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Old 04-30-2015, 08:10 PM
 
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The headline is so inflammatory, as is that entire site.

The food shelves are government-funded food pantries. If you have one of these food shelves in an area with a high concentration of a particular ethnic group, does it not make sense to fill it with items that said group eats? While I agree with the general sentiment of "beggars can't be choosers" at the same time, could it simply be a matter that the people who run them had not considered this issue, and bringing it to their attention would just mean that they made an easy adjustment to the food items they stock? I don't think it has to be seen as so much of an "us against them" issue.

My mom helps run a food pantry (not a shelf) in rural Wisconsin. The people who use it are long-term members of the community, eating typical midwestern American food. If the pantry was suddenly filled with foreign foods which they weren't accustomed to, it doesn't seem unreasonable that people might ask about getting more familiar fare. It doesn't mean they are not grateful for the assistance they are getting. I don't see how the situation with these Somali refugees is that different.
I don't know how this one works but I know of food banks that rely on donation. When the local community is making donations they are going to get what's cheap (usually) and what is available on their grocery trip. You can't go to a food pantry & demand certain foods be brought. Sure you can ask and see what can be done but you have to be realistic. Ours is filled mainly with bread, macaroni, hamburger helper, pasta, canned goods stuff people drop in the box.
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