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President Obama Declared November National Muslim Appreciation Month-Fiction!
Summary of the eRumor: This is a forwarded email or a
Facebook post of an article that alleged that November has been set
aside by President Obama to celebrate National Muslim Appreciation.
The Truth: The article was found to be posted on
September 27, 2013 by a website called, "The National Report." This is a
political satire site and nothing posted there should be considered
serious or valid.
The website recently reported that President Obama had a mental
breakdown and was under medical care at the White House.
That was a joke as well.
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Obamacare Leaks Personal Information Of Its
Obama Uses Own Money To Open Muslim Museum Amid Government Shutdown
D.C. Man Dies After Lighting Himself On Fire Proving Obamacare Doesn’t
The Xenu Report: NYC Mayor Bloomberg to Ban Buffets
Jesus Christ Boycotts Hobby Lobby
A real example of the eRumor as it has
appeared on the Internet:
DC — President Barack Obama held a press conference to announce that he
is declaring the month of November ‘National Muslim Appreciation Month’.
“The Muslim community deserves our full acceptance and respect,” Obama
told reporters. “We have killed millions of Muslims overseas since the
September 11th attacks. They are not all bad. In fact most of them are
good. So from now on, November will be a month to celebrate the Muslim
community, the Sunnah and the Quran.”
Khaled Matei who is a member of the Muslim Brotherhood‘s Freedom and
Justice Party told CNN he is pleased with Obama and his actions. “I
spoke with President Obama by telephone yesterday and personally thanked
him for what he is doing for the Muslim community,” Matei said. “This is
definitely a step in the right direction I explained to him. Praise
Obama informed reporters about his future plans for helping Muslims
around the world. “I will be working with Congress in making it easier
for Muslims to earn a Green Card and achieve American citizenship,”
Obama said. “Currently as it stands, obtaining a Visa or Green Card for
a Muslim is very difficult. There are too many background checks in
place and I plan to fix that.” Obama continued, “Muslims are hardworking
people who are just looking to live the American Dream like the rest of
us. Mr. Matei of the Muslim Brotherhood assured me they want to come to
this country to help us, not harm us.”
Obama finished the press conference by explaining to reporters how happy
he is with America. “Folks, there is no way we could have had a
‘National Muslim Appreciation Month’ 20 years ago. That really says a
lot about the growth and progress of this great country.”
‘National Muslim Appreciation Month’ begins November 1st and will end at
midnight on November 30th. For any questions or comments please contact
the 24-hour National Muslim Appreciation Hotline at (785) 273-0325.