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America is the victim of 9/11…..not islam

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I want to move on but the issue of the mosque keeps weighing on my mind.

The constitution allows it but mercy constrains it.  As long as there’s a mother, father, child, a family member of the dead who oppose it, it is cruel to build it.

First of all, the freedom of religion argument applies in a broad sense, but those who are on that bandwagon don’t give a damn about freedom of religion.  They know it.  They know we know it  If you will notice, it’s the very same people and media voices who are always complaining about a manger scene or somebody saying Merry Christmas, a cross on the side of the road or a hillside, forbidding the mention of the word Jesus in a prayer at a football game…..anything.  They hate religion (or at least Christianity and Judaism) so give me a break on that point.  It’s a thoroughly bogus argument anyway because they have been using the space for worship and prayer for a while now and can continue to do so until the end of time.  Oon second thought, I don’t think there is a freedom of religion issue at all.  It’s all about building the “monument.”

This is a manipulation tool much like the racial profiling was on the Arizona bill,, just a big scam to engage the emotions and prevent a rational discussion.

The president goes out, and once again, he rips open a wound that is trying to heal.  He promised to unite, but has done nothing but divide.  He seems to enjoy it.  He then goes on vacation.

I will admit that the proposed site of the Obama Ground Zero Mosque is not really on Ground Zero.  Just very, very close,  Close enough to be impacted by a large piece of the plane that flew into the south tower. Do you really think they would not build it right on top of the site if they could?  Looks like they got as close as they possibly could.

But let’s get real here.  Who are the victims in this scenario?  The victims are those poor souls who did nothing more than go to work one morning and never went home again.  And not only them but dead at the pentagon and the dead aboard the flight that went down in a Pennsylvania field – no survivors.   And as long as there is even one family member who objects to building what will look like a monument — not to the victims — but to the perpetrators, it is a cruel and callous endeavor.

They flew those planes into buildings shouting Allah Akbar, and thereby associating these perverted acts with islam forever and you would think islam somehow has been victimized.  Hardly.  If this country had been somehow persecuting islam, these men never would have been allowed in the country.  So trusting and stupid we are.  And they had to steal the planes from us that they used to exact this evil deed on America.  Box cutters and stolen planes.  I don’t think there is anybody who will deny these deeds were evil.  We tolerate different religions, but we don’t tolerate evil.

There are many mosques in NYC, at least two in lower Manhattan.  They were there, they are still there, and nobody is trying to remove them or keep any person from practicing their religion.  No. body.  And everybody knows that, too.  But to blatantly construct a new 15 story building that can have a observation deck on the southwest side or on the roof and look down onto the hole that was the world trade center is heartless on their part and defiant as well.

Will the call to prayer ring out five times a day over loud speakers? I don’t know yet whether it’s a convention center or a mosque or both.  They keep changing it. It’s just so ironic to think of the most intolerant religion on earth wanting to use our tolerance to gloat about what they did.

So the constitution allows it but honor and mercy prohibit it.  I would expect the promoters of the Cordoba Initiative/Obama Ground Zero Mosque to back off and in the spirit of peace and humility, not continue with this project.

Finally, I really would have expected the president to say something similar.  Or I would hope that he had enough compassion and understanding of the fact that this attack was the one and only attack on our homeland in history, and how there are those who are still grieving on a personal level.

Posted:  08/21/10

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9/11 was an attack on all Americans

9/11 changed everything! The promoters of the GZ mosque are callous and defiant, and instead of remorse, all I see is arrogance in the face of the pain the families of the victims will experience for the rest of their lives.

The world mourns:

And then we have the Palestinians:

Hamas endorses the Obama mosque

Obama sides with Cordoba Initiative to build the Obama mosque at ground zero.  I don’t understand how he could be so cold.

Mayor Bloomberg is behind it 100 percent

Nancy Pelosi wants an investigation of opponents of the Obama mosque

A stab in the heart

Betrayal

I really consider them all to be enemies of America

Almost 3000 souls cry out for justice from this place

Do you think they would have had the nerve to bring this up if George Bush was still president?

Posted:  08.18.10

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Facts about the property designated for the GZ mosque

The president’s endorsement of the ground zero mosque on Friday night moved this up to the top of the pile for me.  So I start digging.

Obama makes a statement firmly in favor of the mosque, invoking the constitution, which he only does when it benefits him, terrorists, muslims, or illegals.  (This is true.  Check it out.)  He can cancel the Day of Prayer, have the religious symbols covered up at Georgetown University, his justice department can sue a state, and hinder freedom of speech at every hand and not a peep about the constitution.

Here is his statement, short version:

But let me be clear: as a citizen, and as President, I believe that Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as anyone else in this country. That includes the right to build a place of worship and a community center on private property in lower Manhattan, in accordance with local laws and ordinances.

It is interesting to note his tone of voice and inflections here.  “….just as much as anybody else in this country.”  Very defiant I would say.

But he also said that ground zero was “hallowed ground.”  So by asserting  this, and then endorsing the mosque anyway, he is blatantly stating that he does not care if it is hallowed ground, it does not matter to him.  Do you see any empathy in him here?  He wants empathy from his supreme court judges, where it has no place, but he has none.

But I am getting emotional.  Emotion aside, I want to state some simple facts.

Notice the president said they have a right to build on “private property.”

Others also referenced it a private property.

In a nut shell:

  • It is not on private property, at least not all of it.
  • This is two tracts of land owned by two owners.
  • It will take both properties to build their building.
  • One property they bought, one property they lease.
  • One time you read about it, there will be no mosque in the building, the next time there will.
  • Imam Abdul Rauf and Sharif El Gamal are teamed up to build the GZ mosque.  hmmmm
  • Sharif El Gamal of Soho Properties bought 45-47 Park Avenue in 2009 for $4.8 million.
  • Sharif El Gamal purchased a lease for $700,000 for 49-51 Park Avenue.  This property is owned by Con Edison a public utility.  It is being appraised for a Possible sale to Soho Properties, Mr. El Gamal’s company.
  • “The sale proposal will go to the Public Service Commission, where it could possibly face a vote by a five-member board controlled by Gov. Paterson.” Quote from the NYP. (Watch what happens to Governor Paterson.  There has already been a media blitz trying to get him to resign.  See if there is another one.)
  • Part of one of the planes that flew into the World Trade Center fell through the roof of this building.
  • Just a few short years ago, Sharif El-Gamal and his brother Sammy El-Gamal of SOHO Properties the Developers of the Ground Zero Mosque were waiting tables in New York City. Sharif El-Gamal was waiting tables at Serafina’s Restaurant in New York City and Sammy El-Gamal was waiting tables at Tao Restaurant on the Upper East Side of Manhattan NY, from there they both broke into the real estate business by renting apartments on commission, they were not selling any properties.

Does this seem strange to anybody?  Where did they suddenly get this kind of money?  Who is financing Soho Properties?

Why are they so intent on building the mosque right there in that spot and dedicating it on September 11, 2011?

How is it the intolerant demand tolerance?  Why would we acquiesce to an enemy of our way of life, and if they were in charge, there would be no freedom or tolerance.  We would all be muslim or else.  We will not fall for this manipulation.  They can build someplace else.

Here’s an in-depth breakdown of what has gone on. I haven’t heard or read anything about this from the mainstream, have you?

The New York Post has some facts about it, too.

H/T to a blogger who has written a post and pulled it all together so much better than I have.

I just couldn’t resist my bullet points for quick reference.  🙂

Posted:  08.16.10

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Mosque at Ground Zero?

Never!

Onward, Christian soldiers,
Marching as to war.
With the cross of Jesus
Going on before!
Christ, the royal Master,
Leads against the foe;
Forward into battle,
See His banner go!

Onward, Christian soldiers,
Marching as to war.
With the cross of Jesus
Going on before!

At the sign of triumph
Satan’s host dost flee;
On, then, Christian soldiers,
On to victory!
Hell’s foundations quiver
At the shout of praise;
Brothers, lift your voices,
Loud your anthems raise!

Onward, Christian soldiers,
Marching as to war.
With the cross of Jesus
Going on before!

Like a mighty army
Moves the church of God;
Brothers, we are treading
Where the saints have trod;
We are not divided;
All one body we,
One in hope and doctrine,
One in charity.

Onward, Christian soldiers,
Marching as to war.
With the cross of Jesus
Going on before!

Onward, then ye people,
Join our happy throng,
Blend with ours your voices
In the triumph song;
Glory, laud, and honor,
Unto Christ the King:
This thro’ countless ages
Men and angels sing.

Onward, Christian soldiers,
Marching as to war.
With the cross of Jesus
Going on before!

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Posted:  07.22.10

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No mosque at Ground Zero…..unless

Unless Abdul Rauf and others of the Cordoba Initiative are willing to dedicate this building as a memorial to the dead of 9/11, a Wall of Tears as a perpetual apology to America, and include a large statute of Christ on the Cross, and an equal sized statute of Moses holding the tablets containing the Ten Commandments, this project should be stopped.  In this way they could demonstrate their commitment to diversity and tolerance and peace, as well as sorrow for what happened.

Posted:  07.09.10

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