Who is Keith Ellison?

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    The Curious Case of Keith

    King- anti-American?
     
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    An actor.

    And a puppet.

    A liar, and a cheat.

    Probably just a coincidence that he's a lawyer.
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    He cannot take his oath of office seriously and be a devout muslim.
    Islam requires the establishment of Sharia .
    So which is he?
     
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    Isn't it curious that we've all learned about King's "support" for the IRA 25 years ago, yet this is the first I've heard about Ellison's association with the Nation of Islam. And according to Sunni Man, those anti-semites aren't "true Muslims".

    Ellison was on O'Reilly the other night. Even Bill neglected to ask about his apparent conflict of interest. Hmmmm.
     
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    Questions about Ellison's involvement with the Nation of Islam arose during his 2006 campaign. After winning the Democratic party nomination in May, he wrote a letter to the local Jewish Community Relations Council where he reportedly "asserted that his involvement with the Nation of Islam had been limited to an 18-month period around the time of the Million Man March in 1995, that he had been unfamiliar with the Nation of Islam's anti-Semitic views during his involvement with the group, and that he himself had never expressed such views." He also stated that he was never a member of the Nation of Islam, but only worked with it to organize the Minnesota contingent to the Million Man March, and has insisted he is a Sunni Muslim.

    In Ellison's letter, he denounced the Nation of Islam and Farrakhan, writing "I wrongly dismissed concerns that they [Farrakhan's remarks] were anti-Semitic. They were and are anti-Semitic and I should have come to that conclusion earlier than I did." He explained his previous views, saying that he, "did not adequately scrutinize the positions and statements of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan, and Khalid Muhammed." He also stated that "any kind of discrimination and hate are wrong. This has always been my position".

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keith_Ellison_(politician)
     
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    Well thats alright Citizen Wright and Obama have Farrakhans back.
     
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    Well that's good news. I wonder if King gave a similar apology about the IRA, whether he'd be given a pass as well.
     
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    Unbelieveable. His religion is now enough to make him unAmerican.


    Here we go....hold on tight, folks.
     
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    Did you read the article? Defending cop killers and associating with the Nation of Islam is the issue. Not his religion. Sheez.
     
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    If your religion requires the establishment of a new set of laws that are contrary to the Constitution what do you call it?
     

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