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Well of course the Deluth PD and DA wouldn’t prosecute this as a hate crime, after all, the guy tried to put the fire out by spitting on it. It’s the same issue with the MN representative Omar. She spits on Jews and no one in the Democrapic Party says anything. They go to a JStreet conference.Minnesota has become poster child state for electing Arab terrorists. Why would they do anything about a synagogue destroyed by arson??
Not a hate crime - just a coincidence, right? And he spit on it - even if you have video tape of him admiring his work. It's only Jews, after all, right?
Then if he had also urinated on the fire, would his sentence have been even further reduced?
guess what would happen if tis was done to a mosq. we would not hear the end od it
That's all the time he got? Proves once again that Minnesota is one of the top five anti-Semitic states. Even Charles Lindbergh was a virulent anti-Semite.
Getting away from the anti semitic angle involved.Even if the building had no significant symbolism,was just any old structure,it's hard for me to believe that all the bum would get for arson would be 3 months in jail.Arson,anywhere, is a felony & this criminal's actions are treated like a misdemeanor!
Talk about a MIS-CARRAGE of "Justice" . . . just 3 months in jail ?, frankly, thats INSULTING !.
Indeed! A year for every year that the building had been standing would have been more appropriate!
This is ridiculous. We all know what an act of arson is. We all know what hatred looks like. The fact that he 'spit' on the fire shows how little he cared. He could've anonymously called the Fire or Police to report a fire. This was a hate crime, plain and simple. I'm sure the Muslims in Minnesota are celebrating in the streets and giving candy to their children. Why would I say that? Am I equating all Muslims with terrorists? No. What I'm implying is that when not one of them speaks out against this act of hatred and racism then one can only assume they are not unhappy it happened and delighted to see the perpetrator received a slap on the wrist.
And who is paying for the rebuilding of the synagogue and its contents? If all one gets is three months for arsoning a synagogue, then what is the penalty for arsoning a mosque?
Police maintains it was not a hate crime ?How ignorant/ naive are the bias pro muslim police in Minnesota, then what was it,they will take the politically correct spin so as not to upset the new musslime refugees,the bias Israel haters from the Democrap party.
I think the arsonist was heard to say, I really like the Jews, so I thought I would help them get sympathy in the press here. Yes, a crime based on intent is stupid. If you kill somebody or burn their house down, or steal their money, it doesn't really matter why you did it. It shouldn't, anyway.
So lets burn a mosk, so we will see if it's also so insignificant thing..
Don't forget to "spit on the fire" before walking away. That, it appears, is all that you need to do to ensure a soft sentence!
Arson is arson, period, punishable by law. This sentence is a travesty.
Stop the excuses. It was a hate crime and I point to the police as anti Jewish organization too. I think what the Jewish community needs is a militia to protect it and show the world what we can do too and how painful that can be.
You don't need one. We have the wonderful IDF here. Come and libe in Israel, where Jews belong. Why stay in a country full of haters?
Well armed (not regulated) militia.
Uhmmmm, i think they could do that. Don't they call that the 2nd Amendment? Personally, this shows the folly of the "hate crime" label. If you burn down my church or synagogue, why would I care, if you hated me? And if you strike a match outside my house with a gas can in hand, I won't be asking if you hate me. ("you" is rhetorical here). In most places, that label is an excuse to try a person, or persons twice, and I don't support that.
This is injustice to the max ! Pure Crap.
Figures Ill-han (yuk) Omar represents Minnesota in Congress. What a farce!
This is a disgrace and I’m embarrassed it happened in my country... even worse, had this been a mosque, he Probably would have received the death penalty
How many years would he get if this was done to a mosque?
Arson IS a hate crime, but who cares about "proving" hate. Prove the act, ARSON. The rest is silliness. If you burn a shed on my property, that's also ARSON. I could care less if you hate me. But you must pay for your crime against me. We've made this too complicated!
.. if this did not work .. "he tried to spit on the fire".. then why did he not take his weenie out and tried to shut the fire down with his sprinkler..?
.. maybe he would have had celestial justice done.. a roasted weenie..
Crude, but funny!
Okay, this guy is a homeless man that had just fled a chemical dependency treatment facility. It is likely that guy started the fire to keep warm. Like a comic scene from the movie 'Dumb and Dumber' things started out innocently and got out of hand.
Lol doormat Democrat Jews gonna let (hafta let?) this slide. Shameful. Shameful.
What do you expect in soon-to-be Minnesotastan?
A "negligent fire charge" is a misdemeanor not rising to the level of arson. Nevertheless, in Colorado, I was sentenced to four years prison for "trespassing" on my own titled home and residence of nine years. I had no priors on my criminal record and I had to sell the scene of the crime to pay my attorneys. So no one has to tell me that the "justice" system is corrupt.
It's open season on the Jewish people here in the US (and Europe too). This guy is a serious threat - three months in jail? REALLY? 117 years of history, destroyed. He should have to spend the rest of his life earning money to rebuild it. Horrifying.
If it were a mosque or church he would have gotten a much longer sentence. But this is a Jewish house of worship so that means nothing to the Jew haters.
Is there no "right of appeal" against this joke of a sentence?!
Sue him in civil court.
A state full of adherents to the Lutheran faith is reflecting their founder all too closely in his estimation of Jews. This seems to be a decision of which ignores the seriousness of the situation. Omar must be pleased.
I went to the JStreet website and couldn't believe what these piece of crap fake Jews say what they stand for:
J Street organizes and mobilizes pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans who want Israel to be secure, democratic and the national home of the Jewish people.
Working in American politics and the Jewish community, we advocate for policies that advance shared US and Israeli interests as well as Jewish and democratic values, leading to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
WHAT WE DOJ Street was created to serve as the political home and voice for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans. The views of the majority of American Jews were previously underrepresented and ignored in our politics. We’re changing that, and in the process transforming our national conversation about what it means to be pro-Israel. We advocate and engage on every level – in Washington, in political campaigns, in our communities and on campuses. By changing the conversation, we open up political space for elected leaders to support policies that advance a secure, Jewish and democratic future for Israel and reflect the shared values that underlie the US-Israel relationship.