Jump to bottom
1 watching you tiny alien kittens are  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 7:10:20am

At first I thought this was another case of someone mistaking an Indian Hindu/Sikh for a Muslim, like the man who shot up the Sikh temple. It turns out that that is not the case if the current reports are to be believed. I still can't figure out where anyone would have gotten the idea that Hindus had anything to do with 9/11?

A 31-year-old Bronx woman who was seen muttering to herself before shoving a man onto subway tracks in front of a speeding train said she did so because, "I hate Hindus and Muslims," prosecutors said.

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown identified the woman as Erika Menendez, 31. She has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime, New York City authorities said. In a statement, Brown said that awaits arraignment in Queens Criminal Court.

Menendez admitted to investigators that she pushed Sunando Sen, a 46-year-old Queens resident, on Thursday because of her hatred of Hindus and Muslims, a feeling that stems from Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Even the comments at NBC have degenerated into a racial cesspool, comments about Mexicans, miscegenation, blacks not being charged with hate crimes, Puerto Ricans, etc, etc...

2 watching you tiny alien kittens are  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 7:20:07am

Looks like she doesn't like Egyptians either, apparently that really is what she said if that is what the judge was told by prosecutors at her bail hearing.

A woman was charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime Saturday for pushing an Indian immigrant off a subway platform to his death, prosecutors said.

The accused, Erika Menendez, 31, of Rego Park, told detectives she attacked Sunando Sen, 46, because she "thought it would be cool" and because of long-standing prejudice against "Muslims, Hindus and Egyptians," whom she blamed for the 9/11 terrorist attacks, prosecutors said at her arraignment in Queens Criminal Court in Kew Gardens Saturday night.

Sen, born in Calcutta, India, was a practicing Hindu, friends and colleagues said.

3 Randall Gross  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 7:29:56am

This is from Sen's Roomate, who is a Muslim, from the NYT article linked above:

Ar Suman, a Muslim, and one of three roommates who shared a small first-floor apartment with Mr. Sen in Elmhurst, said he and Mr. Sen often discussed religion.

Though they were of different faiths, Mr. Suman said, he admired the respect that Mr. Sen showed for those who saw the world differently than he did. Mr. Suman said he once asked Mr. Sen why he was not more active in his faith and it resulted in a long philosophical discussion.

“He was so gentle,” Mr. Suman said. “He said in this world a lot of people are dying, killing over religious things.”

4 RadicalModerate  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 7:37:49am

Is it just me, or is Geller actually blaming Muslims for this crime?

5 Vicious Babushka  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 8:09:12am

I don't know who is more insane, Pamela or the subway shover.

6 Kronocide  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 8:11:20am

re: #4 RadicalModerate

Is it just me, or is Geller actually blaming Muslims for this crime?

She blamed Muslms for this crime: because 9/11.

7 CuriousLurker  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 10:18:34am

re: #4 RadicalModerate

Is it just me, or is Geller actually blaming Muslims for this crime?

re: #6 Kronocide

She blamed Muslms for this crime: because 9/11.

Yep, the "the Islamic supremacists" who "share AQ’s ideology" would be us. I wonder—if I referred to Jews collectively as Zionazi supremacists who share Meir Kahane's ideology and are responsible for any violence vistied upon them, do you suppose anyone would believe I wasn't a rabid anti-Semite? That's exactly the sort of vile shit people sanction when they defend Geller.

re: #5 Vicious Babushka

I don't know who is more insane, Pamela or the subway shover.

When she said this:

How is it that this lunatic has been able to roam the streets for 11 years? Another abject failure of our mental health system.

The first thing I thought was, "Um, Geller, YOU are living proof of the abject failure of our mental health system. The evidence is on display 24/7 at your website."

8 S.D.  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 11:39:38am

Ms. Geller and FOX 'News' did not push that poor person *BUT* Ms. Geller and FOX 'News' constantly create an atmosphere where ANYONE Islamic is a demon who deserves death.

If you keep preaching hate in public, people like that evil woman (The killer, not Ms. Geller) soak it up and this is one possible result.

9 ReamWorks SKG  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 12:08:28pm

I normally don't every buy into "third party responsibility for crime" explanations.

But this time, especially because Ms. Geller had her advertisements on the subway itself, I believe she is culpable.

10 Randall Gross  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 12:39:10pm

re: #7 CuriousLurker

re: #6 Kronocide

The first thing I thought was, "Um, Geller, YOU are living proof of the abject failure of our mental health system. The evidence is on display 24/7 at your website."

I thought that too :)

11 Randall Gross  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 12:42:31pm

re: #9 ReamWorks SKG

I normally don't every buy into "third party responsibility for crime" explanations.

But this time, especially because Ms. Geller had her advertisements on the subway itself, I believe she is culpable.

I'm not saying Pam's responsible, but I am saying that she panders to, incites, and profits from crazy people just like the one responsible, in some ways that makes her worse, n'est ce pas?

12 HappyWarrior  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 2:43:22pm

Typical Geller. Never takes any responsibility for poisoning the environment. Ultimately the responsibility lies with the murderer but Geller has done nothing constructive. And acting as if the media, left, etc are okay with murders committed in the name of Islam is a pathetic lie even for her.

13 Kdizzle  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 6:39:06pm

Does Miss Gellar really believe that all events take place within a vaccum?

No of course she doesn't because then why would she continuously conclude all children born into and all adults currently following religion of Islam are by birth homicidal lunatics bent on destruction of western culture?

No that would mean Miss Gellar isn't a hateful bitch. So of course it can't be so.

14 Destro  Sun, Dec 30, 2012 9:28:30pm

I am pretty sure she more crazy than racist. Mentally disturbed people attacking people on the street and in the subway is not an unknown thing in NYC. We just seem to accept it will happen and ignore it after.

15 lostlakehiker  Mon, Dec 31, 2012 10:19:38pm

The notion that Geller etc. had anything to do with this is off the wall. This woman (the subway shover, that is) hates Hindus as well as Muslims, and the man she killed was Hindu.

If she has any reasons for her conduct, they are reasons unconnected to reality. Unconnected to internet propaganda. Unconnected, certainly, to the kind of propaganda that takes the side of the Hindus against the Muslims.

She has a track record of criminal violence and deranged behavior. But society has made its decision: there are many such people and the majority of them rub along through life never killing anyone. So we just take our losses.

This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

^ back to top ^


Turn off all ads for a full year by subscribing!
For about 33 cents a day (per month) or 22 cents a day (per year), our subscription option turns off all advertisements at LGF!

► LGF Headlines

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Articles

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Pages

  • Loading...

► Top 10 Comments

  • Loading...

► Bottom Comments

  • Loading...

► Recent Comments

  • Loading...

► Tools/Info

► Tag Cloud

► Contact

You must have Javascript enabled to use the contact form.
Your email:



Messages may be published unless you request otherwise.
Tech Note:
Using the Contact Form
LGF Pages

This button leads to the main index of LGF Pages, our user-submitted articles. You can post your own LGF Pages simply by registering a free account with us.

Create a Page

This is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.

Last updated: 2014-03-07 2:19 pm PST

LGF User's Guide
Recent Pages
Oklahoma students know less about evolution after Biology I than they did before taking it
If this is true, its utterly shameful and I fear for the future of America! Scott Kaufman reports, A study published in the latest edition of Evolution: Education and Outreach demonstrated "the average student...completed the Biology I course with increased confidence in their biological evolution knowledge yet with a greater number of biological evolution misconceptions and, therefore, less competency in the subject." The study, ...

1 hour, 15 minutes ago
Views: 97 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
Randall Gross
Hands on With Facebook’s Nearby Friends
There's a lot that Facebook allows you to share with your friends. On Thursday, the company added "exact location" to that list. Facebook's new Nearby Friends feature enables you to flip a switch to start broadcasting your location with friends in the area. If you see someone nearby with whom you want to meet up, you can tap a button, and send them ...

12 hours, 19 minutes ago
Views: 88 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
A 12-Year-Old’s Trek of Despair Ends in a Noose at the Border
Noemi Álvarez Quillay took the first steps of the 6,500-mile journey to New York City from the southern highlands of Ecuador on Tuesday, Feb. 4, after darkness fell. A bashful, studious girl, Noemi walked 10 minutes across dirt roads that cut through corn and potato fields, reaching the highway to Quito. She carried a small suitcase. Her grandfather Cipriano Quillay flagged down a ...

12 hours, 21 minutes ago
Views: 274 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
Debate Discrimination - Houston Chronicle
We're glad to see Mayor Annise Parker finally stand up and propose a human rights commission that will provide local due process for victims of public discrimination. Parker told the Chronicle editorial board that she plans to release a formal version of her proposal within the next few weeks, but sometimes the process is just as important as the result. As the energy ...

1 day, 6 hours ago
Views: 132 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
Russ Campbell’s Blog: Bill C-23, Fair Elections Act Seems Now on Solid Ground
Now that a Sen­ate com­mit­tee has rec­om­mended nine changes to Bill C-23, Fair Elec­tions Act, the leg­is­la­tion seems pretty solid. And, since Pierre Poilievre has, ap­par­ently, in­di­cated pri­vately that he's open to changes, an amended ver­sion of the bill will likely be­come law by this sum­mer. We would prob­a­bly have got­ten to this point ear­lier had not the min­is­ter re­spon­si­ble for the bill ...

1 day, 8 hours ago
Views: 101 • Comments: 2
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
Live now - 2014 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach - ASP World Tour
More: 2014 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach - ASP Iconic Bells Beach in Victoria, Australia once again hosts the world's best surfers for the 41st running of the Bells Beach Contest. New feature in this broadcast: drone cam!

2 days, 4 hours ago
Views: 212 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 3 • Rating: 0
Skip Intro
Why the Temperature of the Yellow Sea Is a Big Deal, and Other Questions About the South Korean Ferry Disaster
The boat ran into trouble several dozen miles from Jindo, an island that sticks out of South Korea's southwestern corner like a little toe. Jindo is surrounded by a group of even smaller islands that are slightly farther afield from the mainland. The ferry was curving around those small islands at the time it issued a distress call. What caused the disaster? We ...

2 days, 9 hours ago
Views: 382 • Comments: 3
Tweets: 25 • Rating: 1
Idle Drifter
Calgary stabbings: How knife crime in Canada can cause ‘moral panic’
What Calgary police chief Rick Hanson called the "worst mass murder" in the city's history didn't end at the barrel of a gun. Instead, the 22-year-old suspect identified on Tuesday as Matthew de Grood is accused of entering the kitchen at a house party, taking "a large knife" and using it to fatally stab four men and one woman, all of whom were students ...

3 days, 20 hours ago
Views: 273 • Comments: 6
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
New York Electoral College: State Joins National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.
Ben Mathis-Lilley, Slate: New York Electoral College: State Joins National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. Instead of pushing for a Constitutional amendment, which would have to be ratified in 38 states, advocates ask individual state legislatures to pass an agreement: that they'll pledge all their presidential electors to the winner of the national popular vote as soon as enough other states pass the law to ...

4 days, 2 hours ago
Views: 274 • Comments: 7
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 2
Political Atheist
The Insane History of Rockets at Jet Propulsion Laboratories
The Rocket Boys In the late 1930s, a group of Caltech graduate students were booted off campus after blowing up (part of!) their building during a rocket test gone awry. Unwilling to give up on the joy of semi-controlled explosions, the students and a few of their friends headed into the San Gabriel Mountains. They picked a deserted gully -- Arroyo Seco -- ...

4 days, 23 hours ago
Views: 295 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 2
 Frank says:

Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.