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Oklahoma GOP to Christians: Be ‘wary’ of Muslim Americans — they’ll ‘decapitate you’

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The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ Oklahoma chapter is criticizing a state representative who posted on Facebook that his constituents should “be especially wary” of anyone who refers to him- or herself as a “Muslim American,” The Oklahoman reports.

On Monday, Representative John Bennett (R) — a former United States Marine Corps reservist who has served in both Iraq and Afghanistan — posted

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The executive director of the Oklahoma Chapter of CAIR, Adam Soltani, wrote a letter to Rep. Bennett in which he said, “anti-Muslim bigotry and statements that promote misunderstanding and incite hatred toward a minority group have no place in the Oklahoma Republican Party. Individuals elected to represent the people of Oklahoma should be held accountable for such extremist, inaccurate and intolerant views.”

“We are requesting that you denounce these anti-Muslim comments and issue an apology for said derogatory statements,” Soltani continued. Rep. Bennett responded by saying that “we must shine a bright light on the role of the Muslim Brotherhood and its varied tentacles in the U.S. These tentacles include unindicted co-conspirators of the U.S. vs. Holyland Foundation trial like the Council on American-Islamic Relations here in Oklahoma. Our borders are wide open to drug and human traffickers. Terrorism could come to Oklahoma just as easily.”

Rep. Bennett then made it clear that Soltani’s request would not be met:

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Republicans in Oklahoma are standing behind Rep. Bennett’s comments. Oklahoma Republican Party Chairman Dave Weston told The Oklahoman that CAIR’s request for an apology was “disingenuous at best. If we as Americans were ruled by Islam, then Christians and Jews like you and I could only keep practicing our faith if we paid a protection tax. But if you’re Christian or Jewish and don’t immediately convert to Islam, they imminently [sic] decapitate you. This is proven by ongoing observation around the world today.”

Weston then said that if CAIR wants an apology and “an honest discourse,” it can begin by “acknowledging the Jewish Holocaust happened,” “recogniz[ing] the right of Israel to exist,” and “denounc[ing] the killing of Muslim converts to Christianity.”

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CAIR has not only acknowledged that the Holocaust happened, it has openly condemned conferences devoted to its denial. After the beheading of American James Foley by members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, CAIR released a statement in which it “strongly condemn[ed] this gruesome and barbaric killing as a violation of Islamic beliefs and universally-accepted international norms mandating the protection of prisoners and journalists during conflicts.”


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REVEALED: Kayleigh McEnany called Biden a ‘man of the people’ who connects better with the ‘middle class’ than Trump

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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany is a loyal mouthpiece for President Donald Trump, both in presidential policy and against his political opponents in the election campaign. She has echoed Trump's attacks on Joe Biden, calling him a "radical socialist" and using monikers like "Sleepy."

But on Monday, CNN unearthed audio of McEnany from 2015 during an interview on New York AM970, in which she offered a very different view.

"I think the Republicans run into a problem if it is Joe Biden and if it is maybe a Trump on the other side," said McEnany. "Because Joe Biden, one of the things he is remarkable at is really kind of being a man of the people and resonating with middle class voters. Feeling like — coming off as human. His gaffes — as much as we make fun of them — to a certain extent they make him look human. So not, since he's likable."

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Trump whines that he shouldn’t be blamed for ‘Lock Her Up!’ chants — as his supporters chant it

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President Donald J. Trump refuted responsibility for his rally cries of "lock her up" during a campaign stop in Martinsburg, Penn. Monday.

"Lock her up," the crowds chanted. To which Trump replied, "Now [the chants] are happening with [Joe] Biden because that's a crime family, frankly. But every time that happens, when they say, 'lock her up,' they always blame me and I have nothing to do with it."

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After the crowd chants "lock her up!" for Hillary Clinton, Trump says "now [the chants] are happening with Biden because that's a crime family, frankly. But every time that happens, when they say 'lock her up,' they always blame me & I have nothing to do with it." pic.twitter.com/SjKrfadJIv

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‘Segregated South type behavior’: Americans are furious at ‘scared’ Texas’s Gov. Abbott deploying Guard troops to the polls

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced that he is deploying troops to the polls in the state, something that a president can't even due because it can suppress the vote.

“The Texas Army National Guard said Monday it had been ordered to dispatch 1,000 troops to five major cities around the state in conjunction with the Nov. 3 election,” San Antonio Express-News reported on Monday.

It sent people into flames of rage claiming that it was an example of a Republican governor behaving like a segregationist from the 1950s.

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