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Sister Rose Hamid

Hello, hello!
Hopefully you have all heard about Sr. Rose Hamid's amazing act of bravery at Trump's rally on Friday, January 8.  My aunt posted a CNN video clip in her last post, but here's the link to the clip and the accompanying article:
http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/08/politics/donald-trump-muslim-woman-protesting-ejected/
So, right off the bat: I don't like Donald Trump.  And you can tell him I said that, I really don't care.  Setting that aside for a moment, I'm going to explain what exactly occurred in Friday's rally, just in case the link didn't work, or you were just too lazy to click it.  Which is fine, we all have our lazy days.  Sr. Rose Hamid of Charlotte, NC attended a Donald Trump rally in Rock Hill, SC, which isn't too far from Charlotte.  She was standing silently in the crowd wearing a shirt that said "Salam, I come in peace," as well as a star saying Muslim, similar to what the Jews wore during the Holocaust, as well as the "ID badges" that Trump thinks would be a good idea to make Muslims wear.  Many of the crowd started to turn on her and acting hateful towards her, before she was escorted out by security.  If you look at other videos to figure out what Trump said after Sr. Rose had left, he said something along the lines of "We have a problem, we have a real problem...There is a deep seated hatred and we need to find out where it's coming from...It's not our hatred, it's their hatred..."
His STUPIDITY is OVERWHELMING.  Not just here, either, but I'll give more examples later.
1) We do have a problem, it's YOU.
2) We already know where the hatred is coming from. YOU.
3) Once again, YOU.  It is your hatred, not ours.
(For clarification, "you" did not refer to the lovely reader of this post, it referred to Trump)
Sr. Rose stood in silence, how do you even begin to translate that into hatred?  And even after she was taken outside, she showed beautiful integrity and forgiveness and compassion for those that had been seated around her and were, at some point, speaking to her in a very negative way.
This is not the first time Trump has reacted idiotically to protestors of his speaking before.  It has gone viral that a Bernie Sanders supporter had gotten into Trump's rally in Burlington, Vermont and began protesting.  Trump responded by saying as the man was being escorted out, "Don't give him his coat! Don't give him his coat, keep his coat, confiscate his coat.  You know, it's about ten degrees below zero outside. No, you can keep his coat.  Tell him we'll send it to him in a couple of weeks."
All right, there are so many things wrong with this.
FIRST OF ALL, how ******* inhumane do you have to be to LITERALLY ORDER SOMEONE TO BE SENT TO THEIR DEATHS.  Remember how our mothers would always get so mad for not wearing a coat--most of our mothers still do--"You'll catch your death of cold!"  THEY'RE NOT WRONG!
SECOND OF ALL, for someone running for president, his treatment of protestors is rather unconstitutional.  It says in the FIRST AMENDMENT that we have freedom of assembly, or in more modern wording, freedom to protest!
Who wants someone for president that's so unconstitutional as to deny the Constitutional right to a) assembly/protesting and b)life????
I could go on and on about other stupid things Trump has said in the last few months that could honestly rival the collective stupidity of the entire human race, but for the sake of length--and sanity--I won't.  For now.
However, I did want to point something out.  For those of you who have seen the video in the link I posted above, or similar videos thereof, I would like to point something out.  Did anyone notice that Trump's supporters were holding signs that said, "The silent majority stands with Trump"?  Now while I'm extremely certain this is untrue for the most part, it does bring about a good point.
There are no neutral sides.  There is no silence.  Silence speaks volumes.  If you simply watch quietly as people like Trump dump **** out of their mouths on minorities like Muslims, Latinos, and African-Americans, you are supporting their actions.  You may not say you're supportive of it, but if you do nothing to stop it, you're no better than the ones doing it.  Take a stand.
That's all for now, but I will be posting on something else within the next week, InshaAllah!
Thank you, and have a great week!
Minna

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