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Old 10-26-2013, 22:36   #26
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I know plenty of Atheists in the military. Should they leave the service? I even know several Muslim Soldiers who have sacrificed far more than most Americans- they have the Purple Hearts to prove it. Who has done more for their country? Somehow if you're white and Christian you have a special status?
Good friend of mine is from Jordan. His sis did several tours in Iraq as a translator. She still has to put up with all sorts of racial slurs and being called a terrorist and whatnot. She's active duty Army.

Funny thing is she's not even Muslim. Whole family is Catholic.

Ignorant people are ignorant lol.
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Old 10-26-2013, 22:37   #27
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Maybe cause every public servant has since our nation was born! But we already know you support the Gay cause so a gay muslim suits you just fine doaen't it!
Only thing worse than Evangelical Christians who don't know squat about their religion are "Patriots" who don't know squat about America.
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Old 10-26-2013, 22:43   #28
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Good friend of mine is from Jordan. His sis did several tours in Iraq as a translator. She still has to put up with all sorts of racial slurs and being called a terrorist and whatnot. She's active duty Army.

Funny thing is she's not even Muslim. Whole family is Catholic.

Ignorant people are ignorant lol.
Being currently in the Army and deployed, I don't believe you. I haven't seen that anywhere I've been. I've met US soldiers actually from Iraq, iran and Afghanistan and never saw them mistreated.
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Old 10-27-2013, 05:35   #29
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1)What is a radial muslim?
A rival sect of the angular muslims, but from what I can tell they both boil down to about the same thing.
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2) Why does it matter what book he put his hand upon to swear in?
Because it makes no sense to have a congressman swear an oath on the book he actually believes in rather than the book the OP believes in. Why risk the wrath of a God you really believe exists, should you violate that oath? Much safer to break an oath to Zeus, cause Zeus got no juice anymore.

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Old 10-27-2013, 05:59   #30
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So if he adds crackhead to that list...he could become the potus.
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Old 10-28-2013, 02:15   #31
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Being currently in the Army and deployed, I don't believe you. I haven't seen that anywhere I've been. I've met US soldiers actually from Iraq, iran and Afghanistan and never saw them mistreated.
I just know what he told me 2nd hand from her.

Going by some of the knuckleheads from my old unit I can totally see it. Some of those guys were troglodytes.

I got the impression that most of it was when she's out in town. She looks Arab.
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Old 10-28-2013, 06:42   #32
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I just know what he told me 2nd hand from her.

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Well, you can't get any more definitive than that.
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