Skip to main content

Note: This is a repost from yesterday; I really think this point needs to be spread quickly to counter the tiresome and obvious idiocy going around.

Yup, regular as clockwork, there's already FB memes going around about Tsarnaev becoming a U.S. citizen on 9/11 last year, as if this somehow "proves" a damned thing about immigration policy. Plus, of course, "Muslim" bla bla bla.

Of course, the reality is that there's plenty of home-grown pieces of shit of all (or no) religions as well as foreign-born pieces of shit of all (or no) religions, just as there are plenty of home-grown good people just as well as foreign-born good people.

With that in mind, I've whipped up a simple graphic; feel free to share/repost/re-tumbl/retweet/re-pin/re-whatever:

Update: Several people pointed out that I had a typo in Lanza's name. This has been fixed, but if you happened to link directly to the graphic itself it might go to the one with the typo, so you might consider relinking if possible.

Update x2: Arrrrgh!!! Fixed two more typos thanks to folks on the comments; Tucson and "A" vs. "An".

Sorry about that. I'm usually pretty good about spelling, punctuation & grammar; I whipped up the original pretty quickly the other day and didn't proofread, obviously.

On a separate note, since around midnight last night I've received 5 new FB "friend requests"...all of which appear to be from the Muslim community. Somehow I don't think this is a coincidence. I'm guessing that someone reposted this on some Muslim-focused website, which is fine, I just hope they aren't misunderstanding my point here just as badly as I'm sure plenty of Christians no doubt are.

EMAIL TO A FRIEND X
Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags

?

More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

Meteor Blades, Renee, Thumb, Angie in WA State, From the choir, RF, filkertom, hester, murphy, AaronInSanDiego, Cali Scribe, mjr, NYmom, saraswati, madmsf, PeterHug, Bob Love, karlpk, just another vet, Sherri in TX, chuco35, jdld, eeff, Pompatus, pollyusa, jancw, regis, Heart of the Rockies, JLFinch, Zinman, TracieLynn, cskendrick, cyberKosFan, kalihikane, Loquatrix, themank, shanikka, otto, jennifree2bme, jalbert, Chitown Charlie, Nate Roberts, kozmo, Alna Dem, sidnora, CoConut, wader, revsue, Serendipity, Lilyvt, Texknight, dejavu, psnyder, MrSandman, TexDem, NYC Sophia, mrkvica, pat bunny, Kentucky DeanDemocrat, delphine, jaywillie, cosette, Damnit Janet, texasmom, Steven Payne, annetteboardman, samoashark, lcrp, riverlover, JayBat, zerelda, side pocket, tomjones, ScienceMom, Steven D, Albanius, valadon, AaronBa, Sybil Liberty, sawgrass727, Gowrie Gal, rapala, nailbender, Vespertine, Skennet Boch, Bluesee, marina, radarlady, Tinfoil Hat, NoMoreLies, Ckntfld, ichibon, Russron, democracy inaction, stagemom, YucatanMan, eru, Beetwasher, Taz Man, SaraBeth, aaraujo, Ice Blue, most peculiar mama, Eric K, RichterScale, Isara, Blu Gal in DE, Ginny in CO, Lisa Lockwood, turdraker, peacestpete, Paper Cup, noweasels, Jim R, martini, Captain Sham, tarheelblue, Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse, myboo, Clytemnestra, Kimball Cross, seefleur, Dvalkure, fou, kck, blueoasis, tecampbell, global citizen, mithra, JVolvo, Tickticker, middleagedhousewife, Turbonerd, onionjim, lazybum, CA Nana, profh, Clive all hat no horse Rodeo, Dianna, Dreaming of Better Days, NancyWH, kml, sea note, markthshark, Little, Aaa T Tudeattack, DBunn, Thinking Fella, old wobbly, pgm 01, timewarp, peagreen, hawaii2, tgypsy, camlbacker, Deadicated Marxist, gloriana, puakev, edsbrooklyn, certainot, Seneca Doane, HCKAD, jayden, Aunt Martha, cyncynical, carpunder, OIL GUY, exreaganite, Timmethy, South Park Democrat, HappyinNM, GAS, 6412093, mamamedusa, Youffraita, Involuntary Exile, bythesea, elwior, Its any one guess, mikeconwell, rssrai, royce, Dancing Frog, Cassandra Waites, Jeff Y, catly, mofembot, glendaw271, petulans, TexanJane, dmhlt 66, GrannyOPhilly, vmdairy, maxcat06, JBL55, maggiejean, Rhysling, MufsMom, litoralis, greengemini, divineorder, Pariah Dog, not a cent, janmtairy, rbird, BlueInRedCincy, shopkeeper, CamillesDad1, elziax, NWTerriD, Keith Pickering, RoCali, ayjaymay, astral66, AkaEnragedGoddess, Leftcandid, Just Bob, smileycreek, serendipityisabitch, gramofsam1, Susan Grigsby, Crabby Abbey, mookins, BenderRodriguez, freeport beach PA, batchick, pixxer, dlemex, anonevent, Yasuragi, Otteray Scribe, Nada Lemming, cocinero, petesmom, Oh Mary Oh, wwjjd, stevenaxelrod, TheHalfrican, no way lack of brain, Onomastic, praying manatheist, I love OCD, StateofEuphoria, sostos, stone clearing, vahana, AdamR510, MrSpock, mikejay611, OhioNatureMom, kiwiheart, Nicci August, deeproots, Teiresias70, CoExistNow, molunkusmol, mrsgoo, badscience, midnight lurker, tardis10, MRA NY, worldlotus, Wood Dragon, Mets102, Book of Hearts, jack23, jadt65, sheepmama, DRo, Auriandra, DEMonrat ankle biter, ArtemisBSG, No one gets out alive, Woodrow Stool, AnnetteK, ridemybike, OldDragon, anodnhajo, isabelle hayes, Jakkalbessie, joanil, S F Hippie, a2nite, swampyankee, 2thanks, exatc, ANY THING TOO ADD, jts327, Laiane, MartyM, 4mygirls, Bisbonian, ShoshannaD, Blue Bell Bookworm, Chaddiwicker, DamselleFly, Linda1961, remembrance, JayRaye, Witgren, goodpractice, aresea, GwenM, howabout, TheDuckManCometh, julesrules39, footNmouth, ialonelady, Hubbard Squash, eagleray, OldSoldier99, citylights, gnosticator

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site