Ostracize Bigots
by DONALD A. MOSKOWITZ
May 19, 2014 | 716 views | 6 6 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The despicable remarks by Robert Copeland, a police commissioner, Wolfeboro, NH; Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers; Kanye West, singer; Louis Farrakhan, spokesman for Nation of Islam; Clevin Bundy, Nevada rancher; and Glenn Miller, Kansas killer and Ku Klux Klan member; show there are still ignorant radicals in this country.

People who espouse these beliefs are failures in one or more facets of life. They are uneducated or undereducated, might have been abused when younger, might have significant marriage or family problems, or have not been successful in the world, or think they can say or do anything because of their presumptive power.

The common trait of the bigots is they have some form of jealousy for the success of people they hate. Their bigotry makes them feel more important by putting down other people.

Although we continue to have some bigotry in this country, things have improved, and it is less prevalent compared to many other countries in the world. However, we have to continue to eliminate discrimination and bigotry in matters of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual preference, weaknesses and disabilities. This is everyone’s responsibility. Bigots should be ferreted out and ostracized from civil society.

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Dots Connector
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May 25, 2014
I've known the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan personally for 37 years. His ministry has made me a husban of one woman for 33 years, father of four sons (three are engineers and the oldest has his masters and is a state investigator). My wife holds a masters and I am a candidate for a doctoral degree. You know a tree by its fruit. Bigots are idiots. Idiots only produce idiots. It's obvious the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan is no bigot, because he produces intelligent, family-community oriented followers who obey the law of God and man. Too bad, you don't follow the commandment God gave not to bear false witness against you neighbor. Oh I forgot, we aren't your neighbor. If we were really your neighbor you would not protect Jewish pornographers, bootleggers, dope pushers, and extortionists by callng everyone who exposes their nefarious activities an "anti-Semite" or a bigot. Keep your ignorance to yourself and don't associate the Minister with the rabble you mentioned in this post. Thank you.

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Ridgely A. Mu'min
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May 23, 2014
Mr. Moskowitz calling the Honorable Minister Farrakhan a "bigot" is like Pope Urban VIII putting Galileo under house arrest for being "vehemently suspect of heresy", because he dared to say that the Earth traveled around the sun. All Mr. Moskowitz has to do is to present us with a statement made by Minister Farrakhan, then prove that it is a false statement. Telling the truth may not make one popular with certain portions of the population, but it does not make one a bigot.

Peace, Doc
Sultan Muhammad
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May 22, 2014
"rant" - verb \ˈrant\ to talk loudly and in a way that shows anger: to complain in a way that is unreasonable

Your words represent this term “rant”, because of the ignorance or stupidity that one is expected to be satisfied with comparatively “lesser accepted” degrees of bigotry. Next,hypocritically, in the next sentence, you say it has to “be eliminated”, yet, you, unwittingly, castigate the central figure , in America and the world, who can accomplish that and whose every fiber is given to that, The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan .But you continue to deceive the public of this truth with your “rants”. Of course, you’re not alone and will continue to do so, as already revealed in Bible and Quran. Rev. 2:9 and 3:9. Now, let me offer you a "Mirror" of yourself:

big•ot noun \ˈbi-gət\ a person who strongly and unfairly dislikes other people, ideas, etc. : a bigoted person; especially : a person who hates or refuses to accept the members of a particular group (such as a racial or religious group)

Pamela19
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May 22, 2014
Mr. Moskowitz

Firstly, contrary to your article, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan is no bigot nor is he ignorant. Discrimination and bigotry in matters of race and religion are what Minister Farrakhan has spent his life fighting against. He is also a very educated man. The viewpoint you share in this article in my opinion is bigoted. How do you as a white person have the nerve to accuse any Black man of bigotry and discrimination in America where the history and present reality of Black people and people of color cries out for justice from the hatred that we have suffered in the past and are still suffering in the present. Minister Farrakhan's work is dedicated to helping to free us from the condition that 400 years of slavery has left us in. This article is propaganda
anonymous
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May 20, 2014
The problem is.. this no one wants to accept the following,,,

If you act like a nigger then you must be a nigger..

If you act like white trash then you must be white trash..

If your act like a wetback then you must be a wetback...

If your act like a queer then you must be a queer..

Do you see a pattern here... and most would agree.. The problem i, we have let political correctness go way and beyond what is acceptable in this country... If your that thin skinned .. then you need to crawl back into the hole you came out of,,,
Steven19
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May 21, 2014
It seems to be a constant with the foolish to include Minister Farrakhan with some of the dumbest people on the planet. Minister Farrakhan is a man who is loved all over the world for helping to change people lives and condition from bad to good. You cannot change the lives of others based on dumb thoughts of hatred and bigotry. Jewish people hate him because he has stated that black people are the real children of God and he must be correct because he is always attacked by people like you Mr. Moskowitz.