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The Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has big concerns about the Emerald Coast Tea Party Patriots inviting Brigitte Gabriel, the head of the anti-Islam hate group "ACT! for America," to be their keynote speaker at its "U.S. Constitution Freedom Rally" on August 21 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

CAIR is asking political candidates scheduled to be at the event, such as Marco Rubio, to cancel their appearances unless Gabriel is dropped as a speaker.

In 2007, Gabriel gave a speech and said "between Israel and the Arab world is the difference between civilization and barbarism and also said of the "Arabic world," that they "have no soul."

This is virtually the exact same racial theory that that was used by England in the 17th century when it built a huge slave trade in North America, used by American racists to and through the Civil War, and led to the horrors of the Holocaust.

Suggesting any peoples have "no soul" or are in some way less than human is to set up a justification for things like the talk-radio-fueled mass murder of Tutsis by Hutus in Rwanda, or the murder of Native Americans by us for centuries.
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Thom Hartmann is a Project Censored Award-winning New York Times best-selling author, and host of a nationally syndicated daily progressive talk program on the Air America Radio Network, live noon-3 PM ET. www.thomhartmann.com His most recent books are "The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight," "Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Rights," "We The People," "What Would Jefferson Do?," "Screwed: The Undeclared War (more...)

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You have soul until you infuse it with money and p... by Ned Lud on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010 at 6:39:51 AM
This argument is used for all those to be dehumani... by Marika on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010 at 7:59:22 AM
we do not calmly state that ' Tea- partiers have n... by Mark Sashine on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010 at 8:16:01 AM
In America, plenty of persons will tell you that f... by Margaret Bassett on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010 at 8:57:01 AM
to take notes and make the perps sweat. It's a way... by John Sanchez Jr. on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010 at 9:07:50 AM
Ideas come readily for those who are able to trust... by Ned Lud on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010 at 9:08:39 AM
Also for Margaret- I sincerely doubt if Tea-Partie... by Mark Sashine on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010 at 12:33:32 PM
For tea partiers maybe note taking is too cerebral... by Margaret Bassett on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010 at 12:40:56 PM
I have made it clear since the start of this campa... by Christopher Rushlau on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010 at 1:30:29 PM
A soul is a fictitious fabrication of the imaginat... by momintum on Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010 at 8:00:21 PM