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A Burqa at the Beach
American Thinker, by Deborah C. Tyler

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Posted By:magnante, 9/27/2013 10:30:10 AM

Not too long ago, I spent a few days at an oceanfront resort hotel. While I was there, an Islamic group of about a hundred people checked in for a few days. My stay at the beach provided an unforeseen opportunity to observe their psychosocial process. I got to watch a group of jeans-clad teenagers plot to escape their parents. I watched a father grab and swat his son, who was running up and down a broad, carpeted staircase (good luck keeping that one down on the farm). One evening, a woman in a full black burqa walked into the lobby. At

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rather Read, 9/27/2013 10:35:00 AM     (No. 9539365)

I haven´t seen a burqa yet, but I have seen face veils. They bother me intensely. I have no problem with headscarves, but hiding the face makes me shudder.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pros7767, 9/27/2013 10:44:11 AM     (No. 9539380)

Interesting analysis.

The problem with many immigrants today is that they have no intention of assimilating into America. They want to impose their values on us. I often wonder why they bother coming here at all if they have no intention of becoming Americans.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 9/27/2013 10:50:43 AM     (No. 9539393)

I lived in the M.E. for a few years.

The full Burka bears a great resemblance to the traditional Catholic nun habit.

As an old hippie, I still love the idea that we can all wear any crazy thing we like.

And--BTW--- don´t get caught lookin´ at a well Burka´d member of someone´s harem. Bad ju-ju. Very dangerous. Not kidding.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: TulsaTowner, 9/27/2013 10:54:29 AM     (No. 9539399)

FTA "When progressives see a woman in a burqa, they unconsciously identify with her against America." One of the strangest aspects of liberal behavior to me is their intense respect for islam, in contrast with their hatred for "backward" Christianity.

Very interesting article, worth discussing when considering the toleration of burquas and the like in the west.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: steph_gray, 9/27/2013 11:07:53 AM     (No. 9539421)

Yes, an extremely interesting and insightful article. As the writer is clearly not an historian, I will forgive the mistake about burnings taking place here before we became the USA (I presume she means witch burnings). No one was ever burned on this continent - they were hanged. Burnings were in Europe.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JimS, 9/27/2013 11:08:46 AM     (No. 9539422)

I particularly have to shake my head when I see a native American lack lady--probably born and raised in Detroit, or DC, or Phila, or NYC, who all of a sudden feels the need to show everyone how "muslim" she is by wearing a head-to-toe burqa.
Idiotic and stupid pretentious display.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mc squared, 9/27/2013 11:20:15 AM     (No. 9539444)

FTA; Psychologically, it is a short step from the facelessness and deindividuation of the burqa to public beheadings and stonings

That´s all we need to know and remember.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: tnorling, 9/27/2013 11:51:36 AM     (No. 9539491)

The sudden influx into my city of Muslim women wearing these get-ups I find alarming, and I know it´s unkind, but truly, those I´ve seen have not been graced with minimal levels of comeliness.

The total knee jerk acceptance by the left of anything Islamic and ridicule and contempt of anything Christian is a point well taken.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rather Read, 9/27/2013 11:57:03 AM     (No. 9539498)

Umm, nun´s habits do not cover the face. I was taught by nuns and respect them greatly. They wore a long gown and veil but you could see their faces just fine.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bison65, 9/27/2013 12:18:38 PM     (No. 9539528)

Much of this dissocial behavior is for the first 3 categories listed. Look at me...I am thrusting a sharp stick in your eye. Many blacks do the same thing. Look at me...I can wear pants below my butt, wear a hoodie, speak an unintelligible language, remain uneducated. All to prove a point that America is a downright mean country (and so says Moochelle). Thanks again lefties...look what you spawned.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 9/27/2013 12:22:31 PM     (No. 9539532)

America is the place where oppression comes to die. At least ´til now. Our nation has overcome the worst evils that the co-religionists of the shrouded lady in the lobby still practice.

And as political correctness creeps its way into every aspect of American society, our ability to speak out against practices which run counter to our way of life becomes more difficult. At some point it will reach critical mass and we´re done.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 9/27/2013 12:45:01 PM     (No. 9539568)

"The total knee jerk acceptance by the left of anything Islamic and ridicule and contempt of anything Christian is a point well taken."

Completely agree. I have (unfortunately) a relative who is a lefty. There is always an excuse or some mitigating circumstance that she can come up with to try to justify the endless slaughtering that these Muslim loons perpetrate.

She is also gay and I can´t seem to convince her that she will be first in line when the beheadings start.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jglas, 9/27/2013 3:11:48 PM     (No. 9539805)

It might not be slavery but Islamists definitely make women into second class citizens. That makes feminists who never speak out against the state of Muslim women, more liberal than feminist, in fact more liberal than female.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: veritas, 9/27/2013 5:30:36 PM     (No. 9539997)

#2: Reading your post, and seeing the point again, it occurs to me it´s more than "why come here if they don´t want to assimilate?" You´re quite correct. They´re here not to stay and live alongside Americans. They´re here to colonize and conquer. It´s way past time to drop discussion of non-assimilation and focus on colonization and conquest.

Such as the push for the conquest-commemorating mosque at NYC´s Ground Zero.

#6: Sure puzzles me, too. Maybe they "identify" because of slavery? Who but Muslims continue the practice of slavery today [barring the odd exception]?

#7: All those practices and worse fall inside the Venn circle labeled "Islam." There is no "distance" between them, just different times of application.

#13: Not "second class citizens." Property.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 9/27/2013 9:59:33 PM     (No. 9540308)

If you want to wear a burqa, fine. Go back to Suckistan. We don´t live that way in the United States.

Islam in incompatible with Western Civilization.

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