The original post-9/11 "Go back to your country" murderer had a message for Trump

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Though he was executed in 2011, the message of forgiveness extended by one Muslim victim and the transformation of of a hateful white supremacist into a thinking, feeling American is needed at this pivotal moment. It serves as a lesson to the idiots who believe people should be sent back to their own country because they're of the wrong ethnicity and disagree with Donald Trump.

Before his trial in 2002, Mark Anthony Stroman, an avowed white supremacist, dubbed himself the “Arab slayer” and called the shootings “patriotic” retribution for the terror attacks.​
But by the time prison authorities at the Texas death chamber in Huntsville strapped Stroman to a gurney and prepared to execute him, he had undergone a remarkable shift in perspective.​
“Hate is going on in this world and it has to stop,” Stroman said in his final moments. “Hate causes a lifetime of pain.”​
A key inspiration for Stroman’s radically altered point of view was the extraordinary effort made to spare his life by one of his victims: Rais Bhuiyan, a Muslim immigrant from Bangladesh who was shot in the face by Stroman while working as a cashier at a Dallas convenience store. Bhuiyan survived the attack, but was blinded in one eye.​

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Post-9/11 'Arab Slayer' Mark Stroman's Last Words Offer Message Of Peace | HuffPost

God Bless you Rais Bhuiyan - I hope that you're doing well.

 
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These bastards are MISERABLE and even 'sick' HUMANS. This isn't 1958 where your 'clan' (literally and figuratively) is cut off from most of 'others' in rural or even newly formed suburbia with like minded VANILLA people with 2-3 media stations and a local newspaper. It was easy to stay in your bubble. Geography and bandwith was limited as to how to influence or penetrate your bubble.

You have to WORK at hate now. It's takes one helluva lot more determination. You gotta want it badly! Your workplace is FILLED with 'others'. Your kids are being taught by 'others'. If you or they were lucky enough to go college, even the local no name jr. college, there are plenty of 'others'. Your local hospital has doctors and techs who are 'others'. Stores and restaurants and gas stations are owned and staffed by 'others'.

The MEDIA is a plethora of OTHERS, whether you passively just watch or have to type to get to it.

Now, if your BRAIN is wired 'badly' as is the leader of the free world's, this could come quite easily, but for MOST normal human brains--you have to want to HATE. You really have to work at it.
 
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I find it troubling that his Bangladeshi victim found it in his heart to move forward - but the state of Texas killed him.
STRONGLY AGREE & do NOT approve of the death penalty particularly in cases such as this involving change and remorse. Thanks - wanted to keep my OP focused.
 
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These bastards are MISERABLE and even 'sick' HUMANS. This isn't 1958 where your 'clan' (literally and figuratively) is cut off from most of 'others' in rural or even newly formed suburbia with like minded VANILLA people with 2-3 media stations and a local newspaper. It was easy to stay in your bubble. Geography and bandwith was limited as to how to influence or penetrate your bubble.

You have to WORK at hate now. It's takes one helluva lot more determination. You gotta want it badly! Your workplace is FILLED with 'others'. Your kids are being taught by 'others'. If you or they were lucky enough to go college, even the local no name jr. college, there are plenty of 'others'. Your local hospital has doctors and techs who are 'others'. Stores and restaurants and gas stations are owned and staffed by 'others'.

The MEDIA is a plethora of OTHERS, whether you passively just watch or have to type to get to it.

Now, if your BRAIN is wired 'badly' as is the leader of the free world's, this could come quite easily, but for MOST normal human brains--you have to want to HATE. You really have to work at it.
This was the mindset that Mr Stroman finally arrived at. Not only do you have to work at hate, but it "causes a lifetime of pain". Nobody knows this better than Christian Piccolini who has dedicated his life to helping others Break it.

 
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My VIP thread is being ignored by RW Trumplicans. SHAME SHAME SHAME!!