Thursday, February 15, 2007

Rep. Ellison calls cops on Tancredo's cigar

Muslim congressman not happy with neighbor's way of unwinding

Posted: February 14, 2007
© 2007

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn.Rep. Tom Tancredo supported freshman Rep. Keith Ellison's controversial swearing-in on the Quran, but when the Colorado Republican wanted to relax in his office with a cigar, the Muslim Democrat's office called in the cops.

"It's very bizarre," Tancredo told The Hill newspaper. "Seemed to me not a good way to say hello."

The lawmakers have neighboring offices on the first floor of the Longworth House Office Building, the paper noted. Last Wednesday, about 6 p.m., Tancredo lit up as he was preparing for a trip to Mississippi. Shortly thereafter, an apologetic police officer walked into his office to inform him of the report. More....


This Ellison has some nerve. He was sworn in using a Koran and has been linked to radical Islam schools and groups, yet he is going to complain about smoke.

Ellison should not even be allowed to serve in Congress. Seems the Islamic schools Ellison has been linked to demands allegiance to the Koran over the U.S. Constitution.


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