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February 13, 2006

Al Gore Slanders America For Saudi $$$

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Former Vice President Al Gore told a mainly Saudi audience on Sunday that the U.S. government committed "terrible abuses" against Arabs after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, and that most Americans did not support such treatment. Gore said Arabs had been "indiscriminately rounded up" and held in "unforgivable" conditions. The former vice president said the Bush administration was playing into al-Qaida's hands by routinely blocking Saudi visa applications.

"The thoughtless way in which visas are now handled, that is a mistake," Gore said during the Jiddah Economic Forum.

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Gore told the largely Saudi audience, many of them educated at U.S. universities, that Arabs in the United States had been "indiscriminately rounded up, often on minor charges of overstaying a visa or not having a green card in proper order, and held in conditions that were just unforgivable."

"Unfortunately there have been terrible abuses and it's wrong," Gore said. "I do want you to know that it does not represent the desires or wishes or feelings of the majority of the citizens of my country."

I hadn't realized Saudis had a right to visit America as they might please.

Thanks to DDG.


Not The First Time, Either: LGF notes that the Jew-hatin', America-bashin' The Zayed Centre for Coordination and Follow-Up think rage-tank has had Al Gore as a featured speaker, too.

Here's what the group's Executive Director says on their website:

Expressing their true face, Mr. Al Murrar said, “Jews claim to be God’s most preferred people but the truth is they are the enemies of all nations. Most philosophers like Zimmer, consider Jews as cheaters whose greed knows no bounds. Today, after having controlled print and electronic media, they distort facts to suit their objectives”, added Mr. Al Murar.

I'm less concerned by greed than murder, and less bothered by who may control the media as by who controls car-bombs.


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