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Old 03-05-2017, 06:07 AM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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I would guess a 50% or better probability that this guy made up this story. We'll eventually find out. If true, what an idiot.
I don't believe it either.
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Old 03-05-2017, 06:18 AM
 
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I've got nothing to apologize for, it's just that 99% of these stories have been later proved false, those are the odds.


It is sad, in the highly unlikely event he is telling the truth, that anyone would do such a thing.
99%? Really? So you think he shot himself? It's a pretty silly post on your part.
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Old 03-05-2017, 06:23 AM
 
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Unfortunate, but not surprising. Most know Sikhs are not muslims, but entering our society with strange garb and customs will always be viewed with askance. That's a fact, Jack!

Newcomers could blend in, but are encouraged not to, as a sign of defiance.
Wonder who's giving them that advice! LOL.

In recent years, the Left (Obamists) has encouraged these cultural party-crashers to come here and decline to assimilate.
Their fascination with "multiculturalism" has created this mess.

The tension is only going to increase as the newcomers and their supporters become more belligerent.

Another major attack on the homeland and all bets are off.

Just my observation. Any thoughts ?
I don't think the majority of Americans know what a Sikh is. What like 0.1% of Americans are Sikhs, most Americans have probably never encountered a Sikh.
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Old 03-05-2017, 06:24 AM
 
Location: Long Island
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While I agree some have made up stories(and those are the ones that usually make the news), thousands have been reported. Good to know some on here are tracking all these thousands of incidents and tracking the statistics!
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Old 03-05-2017, 06:25 AM
 
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I've got nothing to apologize for, it's just that 99% of these stories have been later proved false, those are the odds.
99%? No way. Probably more like 5% or 2%.
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Old 03-05-2017, 06:27 AM
 
Location: Places you dream of
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Are you justifying this Sikh man being shot? This is an odd response.
DEFLECTION--- it is what they do
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Old 03-05-2017, 06:30 AM
 
Location: On a Long Island in NY
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Unfortunate, but not surprising. Most know Sikhs are not muslims, but entering our society with strange garb and customs will always be viewed with askance. That's a fact, Jack!

Newcomers could blend in, but are encouraged not to, as a sign of defiance.
Wonder who's giving them that advice! LOL.

In recent years, the Left (Obamists) has encouraged these cultural party-crashers to come here and decline to assimilate.
Their fascination with "multiculturalism" has created this mess.

The tension is only going to increase as the newcomers and their supporters become more belligerent.

Another major attack on the homeland and all bets are off.

Just my observation. Any thoughts ?
Cut the BS, Trump supporters just see Brown people in a turban and think "SCARY MOOSLIM OUT TO IMPOSE SHARIA LAW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!". That's why this happened. The only belligerence is coming from Trump's ignorant White trash followers who can't handle the fact that the America is more than just White men.
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Old 03-05-2017, 06:31 AM
 
Location: Texas
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"Islam isn't a race". Funny how brown Hindu/Sikh people are always the ones who get targeted though. Almost like most Americans already have their minds made up about what "Islam" entails.

Sikh man in Kent says he was told,

Wonder if the gun toting racists would also venture to shoot blonde Bosnian Muslims? Or what about a Muslim that looks like this guy:



http://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/.../hdnRjEpY.jpeg

But of course if you're brown and wear something on your head you MUST be a terrorist even though you may not be Muslim at all!
Wait a second.
What does this have to do with Muslims?
You think white people are only racist against brown people who are Muslim?
You're funny.
This guy could very well have been shot just for being brown.
No mistaken identity required.
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Old 03-05-2017, 06:31 AM
 
Location: Planet Telex
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Just my observation. Any thoughts ?
Our country has a lot of xenophobic bigots who have been emboldened by Trump's white nationalist and Christians only message. Most Trump voters can't tell the grammatical difference between "their" and "they're," yet alone Arabs and Indians.
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Old 03-05-2017, 06:43 AM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Our country has a lot of xenophobic bigots who have been emboldened by Trump's white nationalist and Christians only message. Most Trump voters can't tell the grammatical difference between "their" and "they're," yet alone Arabs and Indians.
^So sad, yet so true.
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