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Friday, den 7. June 2013

Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly provided a platform for Tommy Robinson, head of the English Defence League, a violent, extremist anti-Muslim hate group in Great Britain. O’Reilly hosted Robinson on  The O’Reilly Factor  to discuss the EDL’s efforts to, as Robinson described, “fight for Christianity, fight for our children’s future, fight for our culture, and fight for our country’s identity, which is completely under attack.” Robinson went on to claim that British politicians aren’t doing enough to suppress the growth of Muslim communities in the United Kingdom, adding “actions speak a lot louder than words.” Although O’Reilly mentioned press reports describing the EDL as “fascist” and “racist” and described the group’s views as “militant” at the beginning of the segment, he failed to note the EDL’s history of incendiary and often violent actions. A 2010 “undercover investigation” by  The Guardian   found  that the organization planned protests against Muslim communities in “a blatant attempt to provoke mayhem and disorder”:

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Sunday, den 28. April 2013

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Tuesday, den 25. December 2012

Rabbi Joe Black, ADL board member and senior rabbi of Temple Emanuel; Jeremy Shaver, executive director of Interfaith Alliance of Colorado; and Imam Karim Abuzaid, imam of Colorado Muslim Society Standing in Denver’s main mosque on Christmas Eve, Christian, Muslim and Jewish community leaders launched an ad campaign promoting understanding and tolerance between the religious groups. “Love Thy Neighbor” ads on Denver buses are intended to combat anti-Muslim ads produced by the American Freedom Defense Initiative.

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Sunday, den 14. October 2012

Retired Israeli Brigadier General Shlomo Brom Two Israeli security experts said on Friday that they could envision a deal between Iran and the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany) over the former’s nuclear program that would include a provision allowing Iran to enrich low-grade uranium for civilian use.

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Monday, den 1. October 2012

Mitt Romney campaign co-chair and former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu accused President Obama of waiting too long to order the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, in an interview with the New York Times that was published on Saturday.

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Monday, den 1. October 2012

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Sunday accused Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) of not caring about the deaths of four American diplomats, including US Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens

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Friday, den 28. September 2012

In a speech to the American Legion today, Mitt Romney leveled fresh criticism against President Obama, accusing his administration of cutting the benefits of veterans who are returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and going so far as to call plans to cut the Veterans Affairs Department budget a “ crisis .”: Romney charged that the defense budget cuts would affect services for veterans , including the men and women returning from conflict overseas who need psychological counseling. Romney invoked the rising number of suicides – “This is a crisis,” he declared – as he sharpened his attack on the Obama administration’s proposed spending cuts. But Romney’s claim — that veterans’ care will be negatively impacted by sequestration — is not grounded in reality

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Saturday, den 22. September 2012

Speaking on the House floor Friday afternoon, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) claimed President Obama’s foreign policy in the Middle East was “a massive beginning of a new Ottoman Empire that [he] can take great credit for.” Gohmert continued, “This president is trying to buy affection from people who are bullies, who are radical Islamists, who want to destroy us.” The Texas Republican has a history of Islamophobic behavior. Watch the clip: – Greg Noth

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Thursday, den 20. September 2012

An anti-Muslim ad campaign is about to start a new run in the New York City subway, in spite of protests from Metropolitan Transit Authority officials. The ads, which also ran in San Francisco last month, have garnered much criticism from community activists. The MTA refused to approve the ad campaign earlier this year, but, citing the First Amendment, a federal court ruled that the MTA must run the ads .

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Thursday, den 13. September 2012

Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-TX) WASHINGTON, DC — Mitt Romney’s accusation that President Obama “ sympathizes ” with those who attacked and killed four Americans in Libya, including Ambassador Chris Stevens, is finding few backers on Capitol Hill, even among Republicans. ThinkProgress spoke with Rep.

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