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Tennessee Lawmakers Relieved to Find That Suspected Muslim Foot Bath Is a Mop Sink

Posted by on Mar. 31, 2013 at 1:08 PM
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Tennessee Lawmakers Relieved to Find That Suspected Muslim Foot Bath Is a Mop Sink

March 29, 2013 8:05 am10 commentsViews: 6298

69B087A4F868C19726ECAF4DE72123_h316_w628_m5_coYnyEKVBRenovations in the Tennessee state capitol building raised the eyebrows of some state lawmakers when they saw what some believed to be a foot bath to be used by Muslims to wash their feet before prayer.  The sink, which was installed in a men’s restroom outside the House chambers, immediately caused concern among some legislators.  According to Senate Clerk Russell Humphrey, he was approached by two Republican lawmakers–Senator Bill Ketron and Representative Judd Matheny who were worried about the intended purpose of the sink.  Their fears were quickly allayed when they learned that the sink was replacing an old wall mounted sink. The floor placement of the new sink was intended to make it easier for custodians to fill mop buckets and rinse mops.

Feeling perhaps a bit embarrassed by the affair, Jeff Woods, writing on NashvilleScene.com used the incident to attack the “liberal media.”  Unfortunately, Mr. Woods leveled his attack not on news sites, but on Wonkette and Gawker, both of which he accused of poking fun of Tennessee using “mockery and sarcasm,” apparently missing the point that both of those sites use mockery and sarcasm as their stock in trade.

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Arroree
by Ruby Member on Mar. 31, 2013 at 1:11 PM
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It just goes to show that religious hate and intolerance can make you look like a complete idiot, especially if it gets out to the public.

LauraKW
by "Dude!" on Mar. 31, 2013 at 1:13 PM
That's awesome.
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Jack_Squat
by Silver Member on Mar. 31, 2013 at 1:23 PM
Mop sink. Lmfao!
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bellawomen
by Bronze Member on Mar. 31, 2013 at 1:25 PM
Idiots
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lga1965
by on Mar. 31, 2013 at 1:32 PM
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 LOL, what a bunch of dorks!

So what if it WAS a Muslim foot bath?

Talk about backward,undereducated yokels. 

mikiemom
by Ruby Member on Mar. 31, 2013 at 2:01 PM

what a bunch of idiots.

muslimahpj
by Ruby Member on Mar. 31, 2013 at 3:02 PM
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We dont need a special sink to wash our feet. Just use a regular one. lol 

survivorinohio
by René on Mar. 31, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Wow.  People need to mind themselves. SMH.

jllcali
by Jane on Mar. 31, 2013 at 3:44 PM
What's wrong with clean feet?
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LeilaBeansMom
by Member on Mar. 31, 2013 at 5:13 PM
Oh for the love of pug! Do these dorkfishes not have anything better to worry about?!?!
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