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  • Man charged with trying to petrol-bomb mosque

    by Sunny
    22nd October, 2009 at 8:17 am    

    Hmmm… I wonder what happens when a whole bunch of media commentators and a certain political party keep pushing conspiracy theories that all mosques harbour terrorists and devout Muslims are out to kill you while you sleep and convert your teddy-bear to Islam by voodoo!

    A man from Peterborough accused of a late-night petrol attack on a mosque in Sunderland has been remanded in custody.
    Gerald Davies (53), of Palmerston Road, Peterborough, appeared before Sunderland Magistrates’ Court yesterday after an

    incident in the early hours of Friday. He was charged with attempting to damage by fire the mosque in Chester Road, Sunderland, with intent to endanger the lives of members of the Muslim community

    From Peterborough Today. A one-off incident I’m sure. It’s not like there’s been a upsurge in people trying to blow up mosques or kill Muslims eh?

    What we really have to worry about is that Muslim with a big beard who once hung out with a guy who ended up in Gitmo and is now getting govt money! He’s obviously going to use that to train terrorists! These people must be stopped! Nothing to look here people.

    Meanwhile, the BNP claims wounded soldiers are being charged to watch television in hospital. Not so, finds FactCheck. More BNP lies.

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    1. Toby Archer

      RT @pickledpolitics: New blog post: Man charged with trying to petrol-bomb mosque

    1. Binky — on 22nd October, 2009 at 9:08 am  

      Oh dearie me, a REAL red herring!

      One geezer in a place like Sunderland [!] attacks a mosque and the local Mr Plod realises that there is promotion to be had and prizes for zealous anti-racism to be won!

      Anyone miss this piece by Mad Mel?

      Not really up to her usual standard, though.

    2. douglas clark — on 22nd October, 2009 at 9:24 am  

      What is wrong with you Binky? Sunderland does not justify a [!] after it. It is as much a place within the UK as wherever you or I happen to live. The people that live there are just as entitled to live in a civil society as anyone else.

      So, how the heck is it a red herring?

    3. Binky — on 22nd October, 2009 at 10:31 am  


      Whataboutery is a capital crime in these parts but here is something readers may not have seen:

      As to Sunderland, the single-handed attack on a mosque was - allegedly - the act of a lone wolf drawn from the 97+% of the population; it cannot be compared to a serious and detailed plot to blow up airlines hatched by the ‘religion of peace’ 2+%

      As to why Sunderland [!] one might as well say Millom [!] but in fact Sunderland is and was nice enough to have a flying-boat named after it.

    4. Laban — on 22nd October, 2009 at 11:16 am  

      “It’s not like there’s been a upsurge in people trying to blow up mosques”

      What were those incidents of people trying to blow up mosques (Iraq/Afghanistan doesn’t count) ? I can’t remember any. Some drunk in Glasgow rang the police and said he was going to - is that the lot ?

    5. Amrit — on 22nd October, 2009 at 4:54 pm  

      I don’t usually do this, buuuut:

      Picklers need to watch this as solid evidence of how the Muslim-phobia in the MSM is having a very real effect.

    6. Boyo — on 22nd October, 2009 at 5:12 pm  


      Well yeah Sunny, but if you go back in time the media has always been sensational and whipped up tensions. When you regularly have Muslims convicted of terrorist offences, it rather makes their job easy.

      Reading you you’d think it was all about the meeeeja. And you talk about whataboutery!

    7. Cyburn — on 22nd October, 2009 at 5:17 pm  

      Another case of MSM ignoring this, if it had been a church arson by muslim extremists, then the Mail, Sun would be all over it.

    8. Soso — on 22nd October, 2009 at 6:53 pm  

      Oh well, at least he wasn’t planning, along with several accomplices, to acquire powerful automatic weapons and then shoot up an entire shopping mall with the aim of killing as many people as possible.

      Doesn’t Bob Pitt resent it when you muscle into his territory, Sunny?

    9. falcao — on 27th October, 2009 at 1:09 am  

      not surprised one bit the amount of islamaphobia fueled since jack ” i ain’t talking to no burka wearing woman” straw made his views felt the amount of hate crimes is soaring. If you look in europe far right groups jumping on the anti muslm bandwagon have fuled more hate crimes read today in germany a complete nutcase was on trial after he called a pregnant muslim woman a terroist bitch and stabbed her to death in the court!

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