Now Peter King Wants Racial Profiling

Setting up a panel to examine “radical Muslims” in the United States apparently wasn’t enough for New York Representative Peter King.  Now, the Republican Congressman is advocating a better use of racial profiling to help determine potential terroristic threats in a community.

Via Think Progress:

In a public television appearance aired today with Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), King elaborated on his exclusive focus on Muslim Americans as terrorist threats. In his remarks, King justified racial or ethnic profiling as well as religious profiling. King reasoned that if racist white terrorists were suspected of an attack on an African American community, the same standard against Muslims could be applied to “a white guy walking down around Harlem”:

KING: I’m just saying, a person’s religious background or ethnicity can be a factor, one of the things to look at. For instance, if I’m told the White Citizens Council, the Ku Klux Klan, is going to attack Harlem, I’d be more suspicious of a white guy walking down around Harlem in a very African American neighborhood. To me, that’s a logical a thing. Should you harass? No.

PASCRELL: We gotta be above it as leaders. I know you are, I would think most of the time, you have to be above what the suspicion ordinarily should be and point out what is right and what is wrong.

KING: There can be reasonable suspicion though. There can be reasonable suspicion though.

King uses the example of a Klan member walking through Harlem, ironic considering his utter lack of interest in examining the huge surge in non-Muslim conducted terrorism in America.

Still, even if he were truly trying to advocate for racial profiling for the example he is giving in the interview, it does not overrule the fact that racial profiling is a violation of civil rights, regardless of what community it targets.  It’s also repeatedly proven to not work.


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wooddragon xx
wooddragon xx6 years ago

Also do not insult Black people with your racist ideology. I will be reporting your racist comment.

wooddragon xx
wooddragon xx6 years ago

What are you on about Mr Russell? Your comments are getting rather stale, as this comment has been repeated several times in the past. As I said before in a response to your comment, I am from East London and there are no gay free zones. My friends and I walk freely and without fear. I am from the Eastend so I would know. There is no one taking over, we/the Eastenders integrate and do not segregate. There is nothing factual in your comment, don't misrepresent my area. And stop demonising Scott he has done nothing to you in person or ever made any inflammatory comments towards you. The propaganda technique you are using is just to try and spread hate and fear. Who are you working for? What fascist organisation are you working for? Hateful Fascists do love to make up urban legends about other people and their areas.

Please get someone to look at your keyboard the caps lock keeps getting stuck!

Drivin Russell
6 years ago

@’Scott F.’,
WHY do you LIE? Oh, of COURSE: you're only doing 'Taquiyya & Kitman' (K 3:28 & 16:106)!
_You enjoy LYING for your RACIST, HATE-BASED death-cult!
_You're British? You NEVER use Brit references. Meanwhile, Brit Islam continues apace:
_Mar. 18, a Brit Muslima, Saeeda Khan (who brought Ms. Mwanahamisi Mruke, 47, from Tanzania to work as a domestic 'servant') was convicted of SLAVERY (there are 100,000s of Muslim slaves)!
_4 Muslim 'parents' FRACTURED the skull & SLASHED the face of a Brit school teacher because they didn't like the way he was teaching a ‘Comparative Religions’ class!
_Mar. 10, the Bangladeshi Sufi Muslims (you KNOW: the KINDER, gentler, mystical & 'fluffy' Muslims SOME people think are 'moderates' & are supposedly the hope for I-Slam's 'future'?), in LONDON'S EAST END, declared its 12 sq. kms. a GAY-FREE ZONE!
_The Muslim supremacist/triumphalist trump-card ALWAYS TRUMPS ALL others' 'VICTIM-STATUS', DOESN’T it!
_YOU can't FACE even CASUAL scrutiny, despite your DEFLECTIONS & LIES, you apologist!

“Ye have indeed in Mohammed a beautiful pattern of conduct for any one whose hope is in Allah and the Final Day, and who engages much in the Praise of Allah.” - K. 33:21


Drivin Russell
6 years ago

I like reading the non-"FEMINIST" Miss Marty's claims, if only to DISPROVE them, point by point!
1. It's CLEAR: Marty IS an Islamic sympathizer by her use of SLANTED info from MPAC, propaganda wing of the Muslim Brotherhood & CAIR.
_Statistics released by the US DoJ show a DIFFERENT SCENE: that more than 80% of all convictions tied to international terrorist groups & homegrown terrorism since 9/11 involve defendants driven by a radical ISLAMIST agenda!
_Though Muslims are less than 1% of the American population, they constitute defendants in 186 of the 228 cases the Justice Department lists.
2. ISLAM is NOT a RACE: ALL cline groups ("colors") are found in that RACIST, HATE-BASED death-cult!
3. ISLAM: a RACIST ideology like Nazism, includes the RACIST idea that Arab Muslims are SUPERIOR Muslims because Mohammed HIMSELF was an Arab!
_Many times Mo'-Mo' referred to Black Africans as "Pugnosed Raisin Heads". (A Hadith: Sahih Al-Bukhari vol. 1, no. 662 and vol. 9, no. 256).
_Miss Marty: CARE2's ardent BLOWER of glass ceilings for female suicide bombers!

"Before I was nine I had learned the basic canon of Arab life. It was me against my brother; me and my brother against our father; my family against my cousins and the clan; the clan against the tribe; and the tribe against the world and all of us against the infidel." -- Leon Uris, "The Haj"

Arjen Lentz
Arjen Lentz6 years ago

"are you, or have you ever been, a muslim?" - Peter King has not learnt from history and wants to repeat it. Very bad idea. Profiling race/heritage/religion/orientation has always caused grief. Whether jews, roma (gypsies), gay. In so many places, so many times. It's a bad bad idea.

Scott Freewheeler

‘Divide and conquer’ is the motto shared by every tyrant and dictator since time began.

This is what motivates the sock puppets here on Care2 as well as on your TV. The Council on Foreign Relations ( owns every TV, radio and newspaper corporation and uses them to indoctrinate for the purpose of the evil agenda. Recently it has turned it attentions to social media on the Internet.

Ever since 1979 there have been attempts to separate Muslims from the rest of society utilising this propaganda network.

Since media existed they have been using indoctrination techniques to try to make you hate other races and religions; McCarthy and the ‘Commies’, Hitler and the Jews and many more hate campaigns.

Why do they now turn on us Muslims? Because we are the biggest barrier to their plans for a vile New World Order.

Muslims cannot possibly submit to their plans for one world government ruled by evil Luciferians because we are already submitted to The One God; the Supreme Being Who comprises all the attributes of perfection and has no equal.

Our Teachings have prepared us perfectly for this, the End of Days. We must all stand together in these dark times.

Our Teachings instruct us to be perfectly loving towards everyone although I know you have been told otherwise. Fortunately the holy Quran confirms what I am saying and is easily proven from this undeniable source.

Lara Nunes
Lara Nunes6 years ago

anyone who thinks using racial profiling is good for bussiness must belong too the zombie community.

In USA we have christian extermists and zionists extermists. like New York Representative Peter King. The New Black panthers are extermists as well the leader believes that killing white people is ok and obama supports them.

most Muslims come in every color of the rainbow and they speak the Semitic language. So since this is the case I guess King is anti semitic and many others who Hate Muslims in general.

Louise D.
Louise D6 years ago

The thing about racial profiling for Muslim radicals is that Islam is not a racial religion, there are plenty of Muslims who are white and some of the easiest to radicalize are the new converts. So that idea sort of fails. This sort of thing gives fuel to the very people that promote terrorism.

Fa'izah J. A.
Jauharah Andrews6 years ago

All those that advocate racial profiling particularly when used against Middle Easterners forget one thing; Israelis are also Middle Easterners and you can't tell an Israeli Jew from a Muslim based on physical appearance nor by language since Arabic is one of the national languages of Israel (found that out from publications from an Israel Tourism board) . Also, Northern Africans are sometimes dark skinned yet by US federal definition are White, so should they be included or excluded from racial profiling?

Racial profiling promotes the concept of "guilty until proven innocent". Religious data isn't collected by the US Census Bureau nor do membership rosters from houses of worship need to be released, so how would anyone be able to identify who is of what religion?

nineoneone isalie

Zuzana Dratovnikova - a member of the Third Reich.

In answer to your profile... You need humanizing.