A Purely Bigoted Protest in Oklahoma

A group of American Muslims held an event at the state capitol in Oklahoma last Friday to call for more religious tolerance. They were met by a group of bigoted dumbasses screaming at them. They actually had to be escorted into the building while running a gauntlet of insults.

While an American Muslim girl sang the “Star Spangled Banner” inside the statehouse in Oklahoma City, about two dozen anti-Islamic protesters outside hurled insults at the group, mostly students, as they visited the Capitol to speak with lawmakers. There were no reports of violence.

“If they had a sword, they’d cut your head off,” protesters shouted. Some carried signs saying “Islam equals Death.”

Here’s a video report from a local TV station. This is pure, unadulterated bigotry. Anyone who wants to tell me that Islamophobia doesn’t exist should watch this. And then they should shut the fuck up.

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  • caseloweraz

    Bigotry and sour notes… Wait, that’s redundant.

  • raven

    “If they had a sword, they’d cut your head off,” protesters shouted. Some carried signs saying “Islam equals Death.”

    Actually the only beheading in the USA lately by a religious fanatic was in Oklahoma. It was by a Christian!!!

    Graphic: New details released in near-beheading murder of …

    kfor. com/…/police-investigate-near-beheading-murder-of-still…

    Oct 30, 2014 – Graphic: New details released in near-beheading murder of Stillwater teen, one in custody … at Northern Oklahoma College, but was planning to transfer to OSU. … in blood and carrying a knife. stillwater suspect from security camera … “were practicing witchcraft and Isaiah had strong Christian beliefs.”.

    This barely made the local news and never made the national news.

    There was another one in Oklahoma by a Moslem that was clearly more workplace violence.

  • John Pieret

    The bright light with the “R.I.P. Jordanian pilot burned alive” sign might ponder the fact that the pilot was a Muslim too.

  • Chiroptera

    While an American Muslim girl sang the “Star Spangled Banner” inside the statehouse in Oklahoma City….

    The most dangerous kind of American Muslim to the right wing assholes: one who is assimilated into American society. Because it gives the lie to the American right wing assholes’ tenet that Muslims are dangerous because they won’t assimilate.

  • http://en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/User:Modusoperandi Modusoperandi

    This makes me sick!

    These patriots should be cheered for standing up and being patriotic American patriots. They were standing, brave and unashamed, for freedom!

    Everybody knows that after a Muslin sings the Star Spangled Banner in a place, that place is then claimed by Islam permanently as part of their Muslinic Califate.

  • moarscienceplz

    Jesus = Love, right? Right? Testing, testing… is this thing on?

  • http://www.ranum.com Marcus Ranum

    “If they had a sword, they’d cut your head off,” protesters shouted. Some carried signs saying “Islam equals Death.”

    Gosh, it’s like incessantly demonizing people or a religion works, or something. :(

  • Chiroptera

    Some carried signs saying “Islam equals Death.”

    So much for “you should respect other peoples’ religious beliefs,” eh?

  • http://www.pandasthumb.org Area Man

    I like the ones shouting “go home”. It’s unthinkable that Muslims might actually live there.

  • Larry

    Calling all OK christians and politicians who are embarrassed for your state by these loons. Now is the time to step forward and make yourself known by standing up to these idiots.

    Anybody? Bueller?

  • dugglebogey

    “If they had a sword, they’d cut your head off,” protesters shouted

    This is America! They don’t just have all the swords they want. they also can have all the guns they want!

  • busterggi

    AmuriKKKa IS a Christain country you know.

  • laurentweppe

    The most dangerous kind of American Muslim to the right wing assholes: one who is assimilated into American society. Because it gives the lie to the American right wing assholes’ tenet that Muslims are dangerous because they won’t assimilate.

    You’re putting the carriage before the horse: the lie that Muslims are inherently unwilling to integrate in western societies was specifically created to justify hostility against assimilated Muslims who have always been the real targets: racist mobs hate well integrated immigrants because they perceive them as competition and therefore as a threat to their lifestyle and material comforts.

  • DonDueed

    “If I Had a Sword” was my favorite Pitr, Pol, and Maryam song!

  • http://www.facebook.com/thecoloursociety Drewzilla

    Hahahaha, that swung dangerously close to a Poe, Modus, I scrolled down expecting a new reader to have a go at you, but none so far.

    Though a Muslin Califate actually sounds pretty good. That shit’s useful, dontcha know, and there never seems to be enough on hand when you need it…

  • D. C. Sessions

    racist mobs hate well integrated immigrants because they perceive them as competition and therefore as a threat to their lifestyle and material comforts have been told to.

    Freedom!

  • D. C. Sessions

    Sorry:

    racist mobs hate well integrated immigrants because they perceive them as competition and therefore as a threat to their lifestyle and material comforts have been told to.

    Freedom!

  • fwtbc

    Ed, can you please be careful not to embed autoplay videos? When you’re using a screenreader, and an unknown tab is emitting noise, it’s extraordinarily irritating trying to find it and make it STFU, especially since it’s yammering over the top of the speech from said screenreader.

    Thanks!

  • Dave Maier

    ““If I Had a Sword” was my favorite Pitr, Pol, and Maryam song!”

    With “Puf the Reptilian Djinn” a close second.

  • caseloweraz

    While an American Muslim girl sang the “Star Spangled Banner”…

    Arghhhh. I assumed that was one of the protesters.