January 08, 2010

No-fly profile?

Would you board a plane with this man?

Subject is:

  • Male
  • Well-educated
  • Islamic name
  • Close association with US domestic terrorist
  • Suppresses basic biographical documents
  • Refuses to wear US flag accessory after 9/11
  • 20 years attending services by radical preacher, motif - 'God Damn America.'
  • Representative quotes:
  • "We do not consider ourselves a Christian nation" *
  • "If you actually took the number of Muslim Americans, we'd be one of the largest Muslim countries in the world." *
  • "Part of my responsibility .. is to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear."

Review subject's motives and background.

* From a 2008 American Religious Identification Survey 76% of Americans self-identify as Christian and 0.6% (1.35 million) as Muslim.