‘Offensive to Muslims’: Dem Congressman Calls on FBI to Take down Photos of Terrorists

Gabe Finger, Daily Caller, June 20, 2013

Always-unfiltered Rep. Jim McDermott penned a letter to FBI Director Robert Mueller Wednesday claiming a Joint Terrorism Task Force ‘Faces of Global Terrorism’ ad is racist.

McDermott, a Democrat from Washington state, voiced his “deep concern” about the ad, which shows mug shots of international terrorists, and asked the FBI chief to “reconsider publicizing” it.

According to McDermott, the “ad featuring sixteen photos of wanted terrorists is not only offensive to Muslims and ethnic minorities, but it encourages racial and religious profiling.”

McDermott continued, “Representing terrorists, however, from only one ethnic or religious group, promotes stereotypes and ignores other forms of extremism. The FBI’s ‘Most Wanted Terrorists List‘ includes individuals of other races and associated with other religions and causes, but their faces are missing from this campaign.”

McDermott’s point is that two of the people on the FBI’s thirty-two person ‘Most Wanted Terrorists List’ do not have connections to Islam.

McDermott concluded that the “bus ad will likely only serve to exacerbate the disturbing trend of hate crimes against Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Muslim-Americans.”


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  • This is why we don’t win wars anymore, because we have traitors like Jim McDummy running things on “our” side. Pray, I doubt there are many 80-year old white grandmothers who are major international terrorists who we could put in this collection of mugs.

  • Jefferson

    [QUOTE]McDermott concluded that the “bus ad will likely only serve to
    exacerbate the disturbing trend of hate crimes against Middle Eastern,
    South Asian, and Muslim-Americans.”[/QUOTE]

    What about all of the hate crimes that Muslims commit against Westerners. I say that the Boston Bombings, the London beheading of a British soldier, and 9/11 for example, are all hate crimes against Westerners committed by Muslims.

    Why aren’t you worried about those hate crimes Mr. McDermott ?

    • Romulus

      Dont forget mogadishu, the embassy bombings, the uss cole, the 93 wtc bombing, spain bombing, britain bombing ,ft. Hood,anwar al-alawki ( born in falls church va), stockholm burnings, yoof riots in france, daniel pearl, benghazi, peter berg, the three contractors that were hung from a bridge, 9/11,2001,marine barracks bombing, chemical ali, and on and on and on.

      • Sick of it

        “Oh come on, those weren’t motivated by hate. It’s something to do with something George Bush did. Or the Crusades. Or George Bush during the Crusades.”

        – Random liberal

    • When is the last time that a white person beheaded a Muslin, or any other non-white. Maybe that’s what’s wrong with us.

  • sbuffalonative

    The truth is no defense.

  • Freedoooom

    Really the only 2 non Muslims in between these guys are domestic terrorists. One is black, one is claimed to be white, his name is Daniel Andreas San Diego, I don’t see it. And neither are global terrorists of course.

    • Beetlejuice

      Daniel Andreas San Diego, is an eco/animal liberation-terrorist.

      There is also one woman on the terrorist list: JoAnne Chesimard, a black liberation/panther/ domestic terrorist convicted of first-degree murder and other felonies who escaped to Cuba.
      Her photo will also disappear from the terrorist photo line-up b/c she’s black and that makes it racisss to show her photo.

      Only Daniel Andreas will be left because he’s a Caucasian.

  • Bill

    It’s called the Most Wanted List McDummy. It’s their crimes that got them listed, NOT their ethnicity or religion, directly. And if we are to beware and report, how do we do that without pictures? McDummy would have NO pictures and EVERY muslim reported I guess. And the Democrats call the REPUBLICANS the stupid party? The Reps are only stupid for going along with this nonsense. The Dems thought the nonsense up. As to immigration and the Republicans, simple explanation as Ann Coulter explained – they are soul-less puppets dancing on Corporation strings. It’s a practical thing for them. But Democrats actually BELIEVE this crap.

  • a multiracial individual

    People like Glenn Greenwald, and this guy are disingenuous stooges. Greenwald recently fell into debate with Sam Harris regarding Islam and terrorism. Greenwald called Sam a bigot for suggesting that some religions are more dangerous than others. Sam replied with a challenge, they both post blasphemous images on their blogs. Glenn would have to do Islam and the prophet, and Glenn could choose any other religion for Sam. Glenn graciously declined the challenge.

    • Eagle_Eyed

      A couple of real winners there.

  • A Freespeechzone

    The listed individuals weren’t indiscriminately selected for the bus poster—they ACTUALLY created or participated in a terrorist event or attack.

    The fact that they happen to be muslims or dark-skinned is a non-issue; just a fact that they are terrorists and wanted by the authorities IS the issue.

    Being politically correct and unwilling to see the facts of reality can be deadly–McDermott’s position only emboldens terrorism and violence against the rest of us.

  • BonusGift

    Ah yes, the anti-profiling religion of magical thinking. We have these set of tools called probability and statistics yet we should not use them because they show the truth too clearly and would focus resources in too focused and efficient a manner. We have a list of ‘terrorists’ where it seems 14 of 16 (87.5%) are Muslims but we must ignore that fact because it might make people feel bad about themselves. Well, they should feel bad about themselves.

    • Sick of it

      Sadly it’s the government-established religion today (in violation of our First Amendment rights…and apparently our right to life).

  • This 76 year old geezer, Jim McDermott will not be around to be held accountable for his actions. Are you telling the me Republican party is so weak, they can’t put up anyone to even challenge this old F**T?

    • Who would hold him accountable? The voters of his district (Washington State-7, much of urbanized Seattle) who are probably more kooky crackpot left wing than he is?

      • Jefferson

        What is in the water in Seattle ? The voters there vote for nothing but garbage.

        • Sick of it

          It’s the whole west coast. Like a seething cauldron of filth spreading out from California.

          • If we could just get everybody to chant – San Andreas, San Andreas, San Andreas, San Andreas…

    • With the eyelid drooping on only the left side, he looks like he has suffered a stroke, which certainly explains a few things.

  • The__Bobster

    According to McDermott, the “ad featuring sixteen photos of wanted terrorists is not only offensive to Muslims and ethnic minorities, but it encourages racial and religious profiling.”

    No, the presence for muzzies in America is offensive to me.

    BTW, Islam is a religion, not a race. Muzzies come in all colors, but none of them are good for America.

    • anarchyst

      Not true . . . islam is a political system masquerading as a “religion”. As such, NO Constitutional protections need be afforded to this FOREIGN political system. ALL adherents to islam should be required to register as “agents of a foreign government” with the U S State Department pending deportation to their countries of origin.

  • APaige

    Three quick points.
    1. Nothing is more offensive than the truth.
    2. Not all Muslims are terrorists, but almost all terrorists are Muslim.
    3. The FBI’s most wanted are actual suspected terrorists. Would it make him feel better if they just made-up some white terrorists and posted fake pictures?

  • MekongDelta69

    Jim McDermott should be on the top of that ‘Most Wanted Terrorists List.’

  • Mark Hillyard

    McDermott is a stupid liar! The only thing that can account for all these liars and the people who believe all these liars/traitors is the following:

    ; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. 11And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: 12That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.

    • Oh I know this one – it’s the oath one takes when they join the Democrat Party.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Maybe those terrorist brought it on themselves, right, McDimwit?? Just like YOU accused the tea party for being targeted by the IRS.

    McDimwit is a flaming, liberal idiot who proves that liberalism IS a mental disorder — and he should know, he’s a psychiatrist.

    Bottom Line:

    Identifying African and ME Muslims Terrorists: RACIST

    Identifying White American tax payers, military veterans, gun owners or conservatives as Terrorists: not RACIST



    • Talltrees

      It’s been said the reason people go into psychiatry is because they are trying to figure out why they, themselves, are so weird. Yes, it’s supposedly true.

      One big time psychiatrist in a local hospital always sat at his desk with his barenaked feet up on the desk. His desk chair faced the door so when walking by all anyone could see was his bare feet.

      How professional was that?

  • JohnEngelman

    McDermott continued, “Representing terrorists, however, from only one ethnic or religious group, promotes stereotypes and ignores other forms of extremism.

    – Gabe Finger, Daily Caller, June 20, 2013

    Stereotypes are usually over generalizations of what is really true.

    • Sick of it

      These people never stop labeling Christians as terrorists. Because, you know, the guy who stops his car to ask if you need help is just as much of a terrorist as a dude who blows you up because you’re not a muslim.

      • JohnEngelman

        They will mention the Westboro Baptist Church, or they will go back three centuries to mention the Spanish Inquisition to claim moral equivalence between Christianity and Islam.

        • Sick of it

          Looking at some of things they say, I’m pretty sure Westboro is a fake church setup by liberals. They’re too over the top to be real.

  • a famous person said, “liberalism is a mental disorder” how true.

    • David Ashton

      “The ideology of western suicide” (James Burnham).

  • Spartacus

    Who the hell voted for this guy in the first place ? Or is he one of those people that seems normal, then loses his mind after being sworn in ?

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Maybe you didn’t see THIS:


    • IstvanIN

      Are they the hair cutters?

  • bigone4u

    Politicians live in a fantasy world, pandering now even to terrorists. Since birdbrain McDermott is delusional, let’s print some wanted posters featuring Dr. No, Goldfinger, etc. That should make him happy.

  • Triarius

    Does this mean that Dems are finally admitting that most, if not all, terrorists are mudslimes?

  • Sick of it

    Perhaps he’s right. Perhaps the people in the rest of the country don’t know how to properly get along with muslims, so let’s funnel all muslim immigration to the state of Washington, where they know how to treat them with the respect they deserve. Every single muslim. Hell, let’s give muslims already over here financial incentives to move to the state of Washington while we’re at it. That way, we can be sure they won’t be mistreated any further.

  • Sick of it

    No no..let him keep on with the journalism thing. Maybe he can accidentally expose more government corruption while claiming his usual bullsh*t.

  • Sick of it

    This reminds me of black youths being caught spray painting racist symbology on black churches or even burning down black churches, so they can blame it on white racists.

  • OhWow

    Profiling has become just another word for “hide the truth when we are embarrassed!”.

  • gemjunior

    What a shithead. I don’t understand what planet he is on.


    Another example where reality is supposedly racist. They have no problem telling everyone that 99% of all the serial killers out there are white, which isn’t even true yet they scream it from the mountain tops. However, acknowledging that 99% of all the global terrorist out there are known to be Islamic terrorist is somehow racist. Michael Savage was right, Liberalism is a mental disorder and this is proof positive.

  • DiversityIsDeath

    More leftwing stupidty. That said, I think the focus on islamo-terrorism (pushed by you-know-who) is a distraction to the domestic terrorism that white people endure on a daily basis. Living in NYC area I am more afraid of the savage negroes and hispanic criminals that I have to ride the subways and buses with, and who I have to put up with in the streets, stores, and workplace. Having to put up with blacks and browns are what lowers my quality of life and poses actual danger. The statistical likelihood of being blown up by an islamo-terrorist is just not worth me worrying about, but thousands of white people are indeed being assaulted, raped, killed, and violently violated by negroes and mestizos every single day.

  • Whirlwinder

    McDermott is a brain dead public servant (using the term liberlally). Over some 1400 years, Islam has conquered thousands of tribes and races of peoples. What race would the stupid public servant be talking about. Using the enemies talking points just makes my point about his lack of intelligence. And he put it in writing!

  • Yale2001

    We live in bizzaro world. No one even needs to address this ignorant claim.

  • Rep. Jim McDementia has his cart before his horse, and this probably isn’t the first time. What ever happened to the idea of – if you don’t want your picture on a wanted poster DON’T BECOME A CRIMINAL IN THE FIRST PLACE.

  • If Muslims were that ?sensitive? They couldn’t & wouldn’t be cutting people’s heads off.

  • mobilebay

    Guess what, Jimmy? Muslims offend me!

  • We would be so much better off IF we weren’t over there AND they weren’t over here. I keep telling folks to elect me as Dictator so that I can fix things.

  • Does this McDermott idiot understand that the reason for “Wanted” photos is so genuine, dangerous criminals can be apprehended?

    I found it initially a bit disturbing that such a pandering empty suit could be elected to the United States House of Representatives, but a quick Wikipedia check shows that this dimwit’s district includes Seattle, so I guess that explains everything.


    Liberalism really is a mental illness and that so called Congressman is suffering from a massive overdose of said illness. No wonder every single make believe terrorist in the Home Land Security video sent out to the public advising them what behaviors to look for in a possible terrorist was white. Liberalism has always had an anti white nature to it, but these days it is blatantly hostile to the very people who made this country what it is. Worse still they control the child brain washing system we somehow still refer to as the education system. The Community Organizer in Chief’s compadres in the middle east love to scream Alla-Snackbar and Death to America. Well, with Liberalism at the wheel of America’s destiny they just might get their wish. Ah,,,, yes,,,, can you smell the Treason yet?