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The Washington Post Wants
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Posted By: Pluperfect, 5/5/2020 4:45:40 AM

The far-Left anti-Trump propaganda organ masquerading as a news source and operating under the name the Washington Post on Thursday published an inspiring op-ed entitled “As American Muslims fast this Ramadan, maybe the rest of America should consider joining in.” The Post’s articles exhorting people to keep the Lenten fast or the Yom Kippur fast have not yet been published, but I’m sure that they will be when the appropriate times for them roll around again. Won’t they? In the meantime, I’ll consider fasting for Ramadan, but I have a fairly good idea of what my conclusion will be. The article’s author, the imam Omar Suleiman, “founder and president

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Reply 1 - Posted by: lana720 5/5/2020 6:13:57 AM (No. 401178)
From the “All religions are equal” Amen corner. Some religions are just more equal than others! Jesus rules, now and forever!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 5/5/2020 6:33:10 AM (No. 401187)
It’s pretty simple, they respect those whom they fear.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Knotwyrkin 5/5/2020 7:04:26 AM (No. 401205)
Bacon, bacon, baaaaccoooon. Fast for 5 hours and have a ham sandwich. Fast again for 6 hours and pork chops baked in chutney. Mmmmmmm.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: George R. 5/5/2020 7:11:39 AM (No. 401208)
WaPo always supports whatever opposes the USA, even the Religion of Hate and murder! WaPo agrees with al Qaeda that America is the Great Satan and has since Katheryn Graham and Ben Bradley ran the Yellow Rag!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Osprey21 5/5/2020 7:19:22 AM (No. 401214)
I don't bow to the WaPo, or moslems.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bpl40 5/5/2020 7:21:01 AM (No. 401216)
As my favorite Indian restaurant is closed, tried my hand at pork vindaloo for Ramadan. Not the same. But quite acceptable.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rather Read 5/5/2020 7:36:49 AM (No. 401225)
Oh really? If I asked them to fast with me for Lent, they'd get terribly offended.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: F15 Gork 5/5/2020 7:38:26 AM (No. 401229)
Think I’ll have me a rack of fall off the bone ribs to mark the occasion.....
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Venturer 5/5/2020 7:47:15 AM (No. 401237)
Just finished a BLT .Anyone who doesn't like bacon is sick in the head.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: philsner 5/5/2020 7:50:10 AM (No. 401243)
When pork flies.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: philsner 5/5/2020 7:51:21 AM (No. 401245)
By the way, what did the Washington Post give up for Lent?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: chumley 5/5/2020 7:53:52 AM (No. 401247)
We should have a national pork barbeque. Every neighborhood could drag out their grills to a central area, cook pork and drink beer. I'd be on board!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Bur Oak 5/5/2020 7:59:50 AM (No. 401254)
Islam is a religion made up by the Arab conquerors of North Africa, Spain and the Middle East to help them consolidate and maintain their power.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Namma 5/5/2020 8:07:28 AM (No. 401262)
My favorite time of the year. PIG Roast. PARTY
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Reply 15 - Posted by: GO3 5/5/2020 8:13:01 AM (No. 401269)
OK, WaPo, here's how it works. You go to work the first day and fast. This also means no tobacco, booze (obviously), etc. At sunset, you can eat and party all night. At sunrise, you go to work, fast, and likely fall asleep. You do this for about thirty days. It's basically reverse cycle schedule except your boss doesn't get any work out of you during normal business hours. Then you're fired. So go ahead, I'd love to see your rag go down the tubes.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: MickTurn 5/5/2020 8:20:21 AM (No. 401276)
Sorry WaPOO I don't worship Pedophile 'profits', if you want to join their bend over party have at it.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Kafka2 5/5/2020 8:28:09 AM (No. 401284)
The next thing you know, the Washington Post will want us to observe other activities of this "faith" such as honor killing and suicide bombing.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: The Remnants 5/5/2020 8:29:55 AM (No. 401288)
You know what we can fast for? We can fast for our country and all of our freedoms; if Muslim, fast for Ramadan. I found out it is not that hard. I buy a gallon of distilled water, a box of soup without vegetables, a bottle of sugarless apple juice, and a box of mint tea and i spend less than ten dollars Some of it I use the next day I don't eat. It's very good for your health to get rid of toxins. Just a little sacrifice so God will know we are trying and are sorry for the times we didn't. And when you do it once a week, you could try to do it twice a week. We desperately need His help.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Strike3 5/5/2020 8:36:56 AM (No. 401297)
Jesus became known and loved by dying for us on the cross. Islam was started by a sixth century pervert who murdered thousands of people and slept with little girls and boys. He wasn't satisfied with that much power and had to create his own god and declare himself a prophet. The only thing that muslims do today that does the rest of society any good is that they require their women to cover themselves and they don't affect our bacon supply.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: zzzghy 5/5/2020 8:39:49 AM (No. 401300)
Sure, pal; whatever. I'm more down for bacon cheeseburgers, pulled pork and ham sammiches. And vodka Vinnie Fizzies. Vinnie [RIP, 92 years] is my mom. We named and dedicated her favorite cocktail for her. She called it "her little sour thing." Peace be upon her. It is, no thanks to you, omar. Butt out.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 5/5/2020 8:50:36 AM (No. 401313)
I joined in by having a sausage biscuit for breakfast.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: marbles 5/5/2020 9:37:15 AM (No. 401395)
Muslims = #1 protected class in America. Why?
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Reply 23 - Posted by: learner 5/5/2020 9:39:36 AM (No. 401397)
I am starting my fast with a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast taco. Would not want to offend our citizens from Mexico by not celebrating this auspicious day for them.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 5/5/2020 9:39:41 AM (No. 401398)
Poster #22 - - JohnsonPaige - - should be banned.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: agrunt 5/5/2020 9:43:43 AM (No. 401404)
Ha! No way.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Arby 5/5/2020 9:45:14 AM (No. 401405)
I think I'll pass.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Lawsy0 5/5/2020 10:00:48 AM (No. 401425)
Oh, my bad. I thought the headline said ''Blast for Ramadan.'' I was getting all excited.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: HotRod 5/5/2020 10:07:46 AM (No. 401442)
During Ramadan, the fasting is only during daytime. Then, they pig out at night. Having lived among Muslims and observed Ramadan first-hand, I would tell the Washing Post to try understanding Ramadan better, if they want to take a position on it!
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Reply 29 - Posted by: hershey 5/5/2020 10:07:52 AM (No. 401443)
The Wa Poo can take Ramadamn-a-ding-dong and shove it right up their stupid-leftist-muzzie-loving posterior...those barbarians don't need to be in our society since everything they stand for is 180 degrees out of phase with our beliefs...
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Reply 30 - Posted by: janjan 5/5/2020 10:11:07 AM (No. 401449)
The notion that we should bow down to Islam to appease our Muslim neighbors is popular on the left and right coasts. The rest of America not so much. These people don't even live on the same planet as the rest of us. They sit in their offices or on their cable news sets and attempt to tell the rest of us what we should believe and how we should behave. It has not dawned on them yet that their ship has sailed and they weren't on it. Articles like this are held in contempt by the vast majority, as is the entire corporate media complex. They don't know this.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Pammie 5/5/2020 10:16:16 AM (No. 401457)
My Family will be eating pork tenderloin during any and all Ramadon't Fasts!
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Rumblehog 5/5/2020 10:20:13 AM (No. 401463)
A muslim "fast" is only during the day and turns into all night "binge eating." They should call it like it is, changing "shifts" for a month while the media pound us with "how spiritual they are." Barbarians .
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Hard Nard 5/5/2020 10:21:54 AM (No. 401466)
In celebration of Ramadan I propose coast-to-coast hog roast for the entire duration of the "celebration".
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Chuzzles 5/5/2020 10:27:31 AM (No. 401476)
So where's the article about muslims and atheists fasting with Christians? Not that I would ever expect the WaPo to print something like that. Encouragement of Christianity in a Christian nation is way above their paygrade.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Jobe 5/5/2020 10:32:20 AM (No. 401482)
Perhaps if Christianity and Judaism would get with practices that have made Islam so attractive to so many, you know the ones I am talking about, public beheading and stoning, castration and female mutilation, public amputation, and the rest of the litany of devotion that certainly puts to shame the Catholic Rosary, Christian communion, and and the Stations of the Cross, I would feel a deeper attraction for fasting in Ramadan. I wonder if it ever occurs to liberals that if the Muslim community could somehow install Sharia law, liberals would be among the first to be stood UP AGAINST THE WALL or have their necks placed on THE CHOPPING BLOCK. Probably not. Due to their apparently genetic blind spot that keeps them from seeing the reality directly in front of them, hence they remain in the befuddled state in which we so often find them, ready to fall for just about any silly idea like, for example, pushing FASTING FOR RAMADAN.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: mean Gene 5/5/2020 10:43:15 AM (No. 401492)
I pound pork boneless loin chops thin then, dredge in flour dip in beer or sake, then coat with panko crumbs. Pan fry and serve with Katsu sauce over rice. I miss my Japanese restaurant!
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Reply 37 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 5/5/2020 11:23:38 AM (No. 401549)
No fast for us. It's 24 hour pork BBQ.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: DVC 5/5/2020 11:42:18 AM (No. 401579)
I will eat extra helpings of pork this month to show how much I respect the 7th century barbarians.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: TennDon 5/5/2020 12:08:27 PM (No. 401611)
Däs Väßhïñgtöñ KKKömpößt. Now it’s laid out in truthful manner!
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Reply 40 - Posted by: mizzmac 5/5/2020 1:03:08 PM (No. 401668)
Uh, no.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Red Ghost 5/5/2020 2:06:07 PM (No. 401725)
As with everything printed in the Washington Post......wrong about everything.....even in their so-called news stories. Wonder how their dead counterparts at the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo would have felt about this? Or their families still mourning their loss. Like I said wrong about everything.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 5/5/2020 2:36:52 PM (No. 401756)
If I run out of toilet paper I might consider wiping with that bezos rag.... Nah, I couldn’t do THAT to my butt! s/
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Reply 43 - Posted by: Omen55 5/5/2020 4:40:57 PM (No. 401851)
WaPo should consider what islam would do to its staff if they were in charge.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: XCenturion 5/5/2020 5:40:29 PM (No. 401889)
My fasting will include a bag of pork rinds and a cold malted beverage!
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Reply 45 - Posted by: fairplay 5/5/2020 5:54:55 PM (No. 401900)
I'll just stick to celebrating Quatro De Julio !
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Reply 46 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX 5/5/2020 7:17:45 PM (No. 402005)
Shall we also slaughter animals toward Mecca, by cutting their throats?
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Reply 47 - Posted by: Italiano 5/5/2020 7:39:29 PM (No. 402014)
I got your "Ramadan fast" right here....
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Reply 48 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 5/5/2020 9:29:30 PM (No. 402080)
Yeah, and is the wapo newsroom fasting for Ramadan? Didn't think so.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 5/5/2020 11:27:49 PM (No. 402142)
Is there a shortage for goats? Hogs are available and ready.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 5/6/2020 2:20:49 AM (No. 402204)
H-ll is probably going to freeze over first.
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Reply 51 - Posted by: tsrtexas 5/6/2020 2:41:32 PM (No. 402863)
To begin with, there is no way ever that I would take any recommendation from the defunct Washington Post! This rag along with the New York Times are pure America hating trash. This proposal to the citizens to fast during Ramadan is a joke. Muslims fast at this time, not Christians. They respect every religion but will never follow a proven blood thirsty murdering cult. This program will go over real big in New York state though where Cuomo feeds the muslim community during this pandemic time while squatting and threatening to put Christians in jail.
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President Trump is facing a growing rift with Senate Republicans who are siding with Democrats on the need to provide hundreds of billions of dollars in emergency aid for states and cities that have lost tax revenue during the coronavirus pandemic to pay for first responders and other basic expenses. Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Marco Rubio of Florida said they are inclined to provide more aid to states, despite the president warning that he opposes giving more money to states that have been “mismanaged” by Democrats. “No doubt states have been hit pretty hard,” Mr. Graham told reporters
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