US Rep. Joe Walsh, "Radical strain of Islam in this country... trying to kill Americans every week"Submitted by MrSingh on Fri, 08/17/2012 - 15:07
Attacks on US Muslims creates Eid worry
Religious sites targeted before holiday, as congressman says 'radical' Muslims 'try to kill Americans every week'.
"One of the committees I sit on is homeland security," said US Representative Joe Walsh, offering his credentials to a packed town hall event in the Chicago suburb of Elk Grove, on August 8.
"I'm not sure of a lot of things, but one thing I am sure of is that there are people in this country, there is a radical strain of Islam in this country - it's not just over there - trying to kill Americans every week," he told the crowd. It was filmed and posted to YouTube.
"And it is a threat that is much more at home now then it was right after 9/11. It's here, it's in Elk Grove, it's in Addison, it's in Elgin,” Walsh said referring to neighbouring Chicago suburbs.
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