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Friday, September 30, 2016

Republican Arkansas State Representative candidate Charles Fuqua has revealed a new danger for right-wing politicians: self-published books.

In God’s Law: The Only Political Solution, Hubbard proposes mass deportations of Muslims:

“I see no solution to the Muslim problem short of expelling all followers of the religion from the United States.”

Fuqua is almost a thought experiment come to life: How far would a Republican have to go in order to lose in a deep-red state ?

Fuqua, an attorney, served two terms in the Arkansas House of Representatives in the 1990s before losing a bid to become a State Senator.

The Republican Party denounced Fuqua’s comment, which they said Democrats were using as “a distraction.”

  • Unfortunately there are far too many of our fellow citizens who believe the insane twaddle coming from the lips of that gentleman. I’m not surprised that our country is awash with such fools, but was really is upsetting is the fact that citizens in his district support this clown and voted him into office. There is certainly something in the water down there and it isn’t floride.

    • latebloomingrandma

      This is part of the phenomenon known as the “dumbing down of America.” Who’s that other Congressman who believes the earth is only 6000 years old and was literally built in 6 days? AND—-he is on the Science Committee with Todd Akin! Who assigns reps. to committees? the Speaker?

      • CAThinker

        That would be Broun in Georgia… And he’s a physician – amazing…

    • ralphkr

      I believe this is the same sterling gentleman who advocates the death penalty for children who disobey their parents. He claims that it would promote better discipline. That makes sense since he believes in the Bible and the Bible does recommend that a son should be killed if he disappoints his father. Of course, the Bible only mentions sons since a daughter would not have the ability to disobey since all females are mere property.

    • There has always been a Know-Nothing political movement in America, because freedom of speech protects their idiocy too. It is hoped that most citizens will check the facts before they buy into any kind of bigoted lies. Muslims are, and hope to be, Americans just like the rest of us, free to worship as they see fit, but free to participate in every aspect of American Constitutional society without question. The reason Muslims come here is to get away from legally Muslim countries, which impose on them intolerable strictures that do not exist here. This is the same reason that all other religious refugees came here – so they could worship as they saw fit and it would not otherwise count against them. There are large numbers of Iranians who are here as refugees from their Islamic government. Immigrants from every Arab country are here either for safety or freedom. Same as the immigrant ancestors of all Americans except Native Americans, who were just following the game when they came here. Nobody comes here to make it like the Old Country – everyone who has comes here since 1789 came to get away from the Old Country. Muslims too.

  • Not too long ago the United States was regarded as a bastion of freedom and democracy by its citizens and by people throughout the world. Hundreds of thousands of Americans fought and made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for our freedom, our values, and what our country stands for. To see a member of Congress endorse ethnic or religious cleansing is one of the most abhorrent things I have heard in a very long time. This idiot makes Todd Akin look like an Eagle Scout.

    • anyasnote

      Sounds like Hitler’s cleansing Europe of Jews, Gypsies and anybody who is not tall. blond and blue eyed. By Allen West we have 78 + communist Democrats but to me we have NATZI Republican congressman and future President romney.
      He will baptize every living thing including all the Muslim, Catholics, Protestants, Baptist, Atheists etc. U got the picture. What’s in it for him??? Steady paycheck and a title on your dime. Dimwits like him are elected by dimwits.

  • emadis41

    Mr. Fuqua was courageous enough to express the widely held GOP views of anti-Muslim sentiment. Does anyone wonder why are we being hated in the Muslim World? Is he advocating the expelling of Doctors, teachers, pharmacists, professors who served the US honestly and who are examplary citizens? That is neo fascism if nothing else.

    • latebloomingrandma

      I had neck surgery a few years ago, and completely trusted the Muslim doctor who sliced into my neck with a knife. I’n not sure I would feel the same way about a “Christian ” doctor, if I knew he was a member of the KKK! Which is to say, there are aberrant strains of extremists in most religious groups. Remember, the group of “religious” people who show up at soldiers funerals protesting, are Christian. For all who profess to follow our Constitution, which conservatives thump almost as much as the Bible, all religions and non-believers alike are welcome to be a part of the American family. Casting out Muslims makes as no better than the theocracies in the Middle East.

  • He needs to read the !st Amendment,

    “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;
    IE; there can’t be any laws based on, influenced by, or that deny any religious belief.

    We need an Amendment that no person in this country can run for any position in the government of the United States until they can prove they’ve read and understand the Constitution. It won’t solve all the problems we’re dealing with, but it would help.

    PS;
    “Free exercise thereof” is why churches don’t pay taxes. That’s already been through the courts.

    • grammyjill

      And an IQ test and mental evaluation!

  • Nick559

    He’s probably basing his argument on the true fact that virtually almost every act of domestic terror is and has been performed by a Radical Muslim Male. If our administration would admit that fact (and it is a fact) instead of sweeping it under the rug in utter denial, it would take the wind out of his arguments and we could take a sane path of helping to eliminate that type of threat to America and American citizens.

    Instead, the fact of pretending that there is no connection between Radical Muslim Males and terror attacks, just ads fuel to idiots like Fuqua and their arguments. Being overly politically correct can lead to extremists and it’s our own fault for allowing it to happen.

    • WhutHeSaid

      There is a difference between political correctness and stupidity. Only ignorant bigots cite other religions as the cause of terrorism. Terrorism is practiced by extremists of ALL religions as well as agnostics and atheists. The stupidity displayed by your statement is the very root of terrorism. If ignorant morons of any religion suddenly grew some common sense there would be far less terrorism in the world.

      Congratulations on being part of the problem.

      • Nick559

        Sorry but your the Ostrich that stick’s it’s head in the hole and pretends nothing is happening. If you could read carefully, you’ll see that I discussed terrorism domestically and acts perpetrated upon Americans. I’m not condoning what Fuqua says, just pointing out the obvious facts that no one wants to talk about.

        So go ahead and pretend that what does happen, doesn’t really happen. Maybe one day if or when you are a victim of terror, you might wake up.

        • WhutHeSaid

          There is a difference between being awake and being an ignorant bigot. Unlike you, I prefer the former.

    • Ed

      What a short memory.. Do you not remember the KKK? The White Aryan Nation? Oklahoma City? “The Word, The Sword, and The Arm Of The Lord?” All of the other white supremist groups?Short memories like yours are what cause this nation to repeat it’s mistakes.

      • CAThinker

        Good call – you got to it before I did…

      • Nick559

        Again, someone doesn’t read very well. I said almost all acts of domestic terror. It was in reference to the original article. That’s what comments under an article are supposed to be directed too. I’m not defending any of those groups but I can tell you, I haven’t seen any of them fly a plane into a building lately.

        • Justin Napolitano

          They flew a plane into a building but you are denying one of the most important elements of our constitution: Amendment I stating that government shall make no law respecting or prohibiting the free exercise of religion. If you would throw out that amendment what others would you decide are not needed?

    • Justin Napolitano

      Nick, so Oklahoma city did not happen, right? The inquisition didn’t happen and right wing crazy, evolution denying Evangelicals don’t exist. There can be no greater terrorist act than denying the truth; than propagating lies; than promoting ignorance for self gain.
      The terrorists did harm to us on 9/11 but we have done more harm to ourselves since because some support the fundamentalist ideas of intolerance and bigotry.

    • bobbreinig

      seems you forgot the nazis also

      • Nick559

        Again another who can’t read. Look up the word “domestic ” in the dictionary.

  • Be afraid, be very afraid of the un-Christian American Taliban that is striving to establish an Evangelical Theocracy in America.

    • 13observer

      Just don’t let them take our guns and we will all be FINE!

  • howa4x

    One time in the past, Christians were persecuted for their beliefs, fed to lions and burned at the stake. You would think they would learn from that experience and treat others whose beliefs are different with respect. Jesus never said to hate, only to show love and compassion. The Evangelical movement here is founded in a vengeful god, full of hatred. They are brought up with the fear of God.
    They don’t celebrate diversity they dispise it. If you’re not white then how can you be a true beliver.
    This is why we have so much war. People never learn.

    Think about this, there are over 1.7 billion Muslims, and a few thousand Jahidists. We have 260 million here and a few thousand right wing crazies that want to kill people. There is no difference in the way religion makes people crazy

    • Ed

      You don’t understand. Evangelicals apperently only believe the OLD testament is the TRUE BIBLE. Ayn Rand, Ryans hero told them that Jesus Christ was a communist!

  • I’m Canadian and I agree that the only solution to the Muslim problem is to expel them from the Country. It’s not like they were born here. We are not their providers. They have a homeland whose Government has the responsibility of providing for them.

    I wish I could vote for this man or someone who holds his values.

    Death to Islam in North America!

  • HajjaRomi

    The only people who have the right to talk about deporting ANYBODY are NATIVE AMERICANS.

  • Nick559

    Sorry but I’m about as far left from being a bigot as possible. What some people like you don’t understand is that we are at war with Extreme Islamic Jihadists. Maybe if you came down from you’re Utopian perch and did a few tours in the Middle East like I did, you might see the real world and what’s going on in it.

  • Nick559

    I never said that Oklahoma City did not exist. I said most cases of domestic terrorism. Again, someone who can’t read.

    As a black male who can trace six generations of forefathers who proudly served this country in the military, all the way back to the Civil War (I’m the seventh generation to serve and proud of it), I can say that my family has lived through every imaginable horror that you could name or imagine.

    However, those horrors all pale in comparison to those coming our way because we are too politically correct to acknowledge it. There are Extremists that want ALL Americans dead and they want to kill even out children. I never said that Fuqua was right. All I said is that we cannot ignore the facts and need to address what’s coming our way.

    If you want a definition of ignorance, maybe you should ask a survivor or a relative of a victim of a terror attack by someone that it’s politically incorrect to name or profile.

  • Nick559

    I wouldn’t throw any out. However, I wouldn’t ignore true facts either.

  • These are comments from Fuqua that emanate from fear and confusion. Our country may have always been a bastion and refuge for the homeless and freedom seekers, but NEVER a home for terrorists and illegals sanctioned by our government.
    When our president names a known islamic terrorist ally to be a representative of the United States, something is very wrong! when our president chooses to go on a talk show instead of addressing a crisis that involves the murder of our people on American soil, something is very wrong! When our president declares that he will side with the muslims if the political winds shift and get ugly, something is very wrong!
    When our president refuses to salute our flag because he does not want to be perceived as “taking sides” something is very wrong!
    When our president hosts fancy dinners in the white house for muslim holy celebrations but chases Christians off his lawn something is very wrong!
    When our president attended a church that preached “Damn America” philosophy for 20 years, and then suddenly calls himself a Christian in the face of the elections, something is very wrong!
    Is it any wonder that someone would think the answer is to rid ourselves of the Muslim agenda through drastic and wrong solutions?

    • bobbreinig

      birther crap same as above ,,you state all that as fact and never prove any of it ,, but you want us to disprove it

  • Who IS This Man? Mitt Romney
    Let’s take a good close look …
    Personal Information:
    ● His full Name is: Willard Mitt Romney
    ● He was born: March 12, 1947 and is 65 years old.
    ● His Father: George W. Romney, former Governor of the State of Michigan
    ● He was raised in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
    ● He has been married to Ann Romney since 1969; they five children.
    Education:
    ● B.A. from Brigham Young University,
    ● J.D. and M.B.A. from Harvard University
    Religion:
    ● Mormon – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
    Working Background:
    ● After high school, he spent 30 months in France as a Mormon missionary.
    ● After attending both Harvard Business and Law Schools simultaneously, he passed the Michigan bar exam.
    ● In 1984, he co-founded Bain Capital a private equity investment firm, one of the largest such firms in the United States .
    ● In 1994, he ran for Senator of Massachusetts and lost to Ted Kennedy.
    ● He was President and CEO of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.
    ● In 2002, he was elected Governor of the State of Massachusetts where he eliminated a 1.5 billion deficit.
    Some Interesting Facts about Romney:
    ● Bain Capital, starting with one small office supply store in Massachusetts, turned it into Staples; now over 2,000 stores employing 90,000 people.
    ● Bain Capital also worked to perform the same kinds of business miracles again and again, with companies like Domino’s, Sealy, Brookstone, The Weather Channel, Burger King, Warner Music Group, Dollarama, Home Depot, and many others.
    ● He was an unpaid volunteer campaign worker for his dad’s gubernatorial campaign 1 year.
    ● He was an unpaid intern in his Dad’s governor’s office for eight years.
    ● He was an unpaid bishop and stake president of his church for ten years.
    ● He was an unpaid President of the Salt Lake Olympic Committee for three years.
    ● He took no salary and was the unpaid Governor of Massachusetts for four years.
    ● He gave his entire inheritance from his father to charity.
    Mitt Romney is one of the wealthiest self-made men in our country, but has given more back to its citizens in terms of money, service and time than most men.
    And in 2011 Mitt Romney gave over $4 million to charity, almost 19% of his income.
    Just for comparison purposes, Obama gave 1% and Joe Biden gave $300 or .0013%.
    Mitt Romney is Trustworthy:
    ● He will show us his birth certificate
    ● He will show us his high school and college transcripts.
    ● He will show us his social security card.
    ● He will show us his law degree.
    ● He will show us his draft notice.
    ● He will show us his medical records.
    ● He will show us his income tax records.
    ● He will show us he has nothing to hide.
    Mitt Romney’s background, experience and trustworthiness show him to be a great leader and an excellent choice for President of the United States.
    You may think that Romney may not be the best representative the Republicans could have selected.
    Consider this; at least we know what religion he is, and that he won’t desecrate the flag, bow down to foreign powers or practice fiscal irresponsibility.
    I know he has the ability to turn around this financial debacle that the current regime has gotten us into.
    We probably won’t like all the things necessary to recover from this debt, but someone with Romney’s background can do it.
    But, perhaps on the minus side:
    ● He was never a “Community Organizer”,
    ● He never took drugs or smoked pot,
    ● He never got drunk,
    ● He did not associate with communists or terrorists,
    ● He never attend a church whose pastor called for God to damn the US.
    We cannot afford 4 more years of Barack Hussein Obama

    AFTER I POSTED … WHO IS …Mitt Romney’s …
    I challenged liberals to do the same with … Barack Hussein Obama Junior
    I must have missed it … so here is my rendition of the messiah …
    President Obama is a Marxist Muslim born in Mombasa, Kenya. It is now confirmed 100%.
    Both birth certificates were forged by clever computer imaging – the short form one and the long form one. The long form one was issued after the short-form one was shown to be a forgery and shows the hospital’s new name from 1971 – ten years after his birth.
    His Selective Service card is a forgery with a forged date; all SS cards show US Postal Service date with 4 numbers for the year; his card shows only two numbers – 80 – obtained by cutting out the date 2008 and reversing 08 into 80.
    Immigration records for the week of his birth are missing – destroyed; all such records are complete for at least 70 years – except for the first 10 days from August 1 to 10, 1961, when he was born, and when his grandmother and mother returned to Honolulu from Kenya with the baby.
    His Social Security card belongs to a long-dead Connecticut man by the name of Jean Paul Ludwig who died in Hawaii; Obama never lived in Connecticut. His grandmother worked for the Honolulu Social Services where she stole Mr. Ludwig’s Social Security card.
    His grandmother had said to the newsmen that she had accompanied her daughter, Obama’s mother, on a trip to Mombasa, Kenya, to give birth there. Within a week after that the grandmother suddenly died; the official explanation was that the grandmother was losing her mind due to old age.
    His records from the Occidental College in Los Angeles show that he had received scholarship as a foreign student from Indonesia. The same “Foreign Student” is read on his student card from the Columbia University.
    He was sent to Pakistan in 1981 by his Muslim stepfather to study 3 months in a Muslim madrassa there, traveling with his Indonesian passport.
    All his schooling records are sealed: Occidental College records, Columbia College records, Columbia thesis paper, Harvard College records; also his Selective Service registration (now shown to be a fake); medical records; Illinois State Senate schedule and records; his law practice client list; baptism record; his passports. ALL SEALED.
    Another nail in the “Hawaii-born” Obama, was found in the first edition of his autobiographical book “Dreams from my father”, where he proudly stated that he was born in Kenya. That sentence was purged from the following editions of the book. His father was a tribal communist, ending his life as an alcoholic in abject poverty after he had failed in his political aspirations. There is no doubt any longer. Except that we all wonder – a President of the United States should have been able to secure services of more professional forgers.
    I would appreciate if our commies, sozis, eco-nazis, and other Democrats would not answer the above 9 points by their invective and nasty name-calling – but by point-by-point documented answers …

    TO PROVE ME WRONG …
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    • bobbreinig

      birther a;ready disproves your point ,, why do we need to go any farther,, and he was hawaii born proven by the republican govenor

    • grammyjill

      You are one sick puppy! Yes, Romney was a one term govenor in Mass. The rest of your fairy tale is false. He raised taxes several times, he called them fees. He gave the contracts for The Big Dig to his buddies who used substandard materials. A chunk of the ceiling fell and killed a woman. It is costing millions to fix the problems. That was the ONLY infrastructure he did. No fixing pot holes or bridges. He cut education. He got rid of thousands of jobs. For a while, if you called DMV you got a call center in New Deli. Thousands of people moved out of the state because there were no jobs. When he left, he took all records with him including hard drives and left an 18 billion dollar deficit. So, he was spending no money but bringing in a ton of money. Where did it go?

  • karinursula

    He also said that the idea of Slaves was a good thing. I live in Arkansas. Please feel sorry for for me. Just kidding

  • “First they came for the Jews and I did not speak up because I was not Jewish ……” Has history taught us nothing.

    • RolvfromNorway

      Sadly, it seems Henry Ford may have benn right in claiming that the only thing we learn from history, is that we don’t learn fomr history.

  • mbm

    Shameful. Does anyone question the sanity of this party anymore? The evidence just hits you in the face daily.

    • Well, if a Democrat starts talking crazy we generally throw him to the wolves. And laugh, and point at him, and take bets on which wolf will rip off his head.

      You can’t shelter crazies in your Party and survive long-term.

  • Was the Constitution founded on the principle that all men are created equal? And that the government shall not restrict religious freedom? Or, did I miss something?

  • Ooh, even local papers here -Switzerland- are frowning about the Rep. representatives in Washington. Today I read there is one named Paul Broun who says Big Bang and Evolution are “lies from hell”. He is a member of the “Commitee of Science + Technology”!!!! If it was not so sad one could laugh about it.

  • DurdyDawg

    Is that the only reason for the GOP to denounce this idiots comments? Because in their paranoid noggins, the Dems are using it as a…. distraction?

    So in other words.. It was all good until it wasn’t taken seriously so as a distraction (not condemning it for what it implies) accuse the Dems of using it as a distraction.. Makes perfect repub sense.

  • onedonewong

    Looks like he addresses the problem head on. You can’t reason with savages

  • The First Amendment prohibits making God’s Law the law of the United States, period. Any God. Any law. Christian Law. Jewish Law. Muslim Shari’a. Scientology. Atheism. No sect of any kind is allowed any establishment under law. If you want to pass a law, God Says So is not an allowable argument. You have to deal with the Preamble – domestic tranquility, justice, liberty, so forth. Powers are denied, including the power to adopt religious law. I guess they wanted to prevent any more heresy trials.

  • He is not to bright.