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Should the U.S. Government spend $16,000 to send Ground Zero Imam to other countries? Vote in Poll
Examiner.com ^ | Aug 19, 2010 | Réne Girard

Posted on 08/19/2010 9:54:22 AM PDT by jackspyder

The U.S. Government has decided to send Feisal Abdul Raul, the Ground Zero Imam from the Cordoba Initiative, to threee other countries (Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates) on behalf of the United States in order to promote religious tolerance à la Islam at a cost of approximately $16,000. This includes $3000 to the Imam for his work. Quite a bargain for anything the U.S. Government decides to spend tax-payer money on these days; however, does it make any sense for our Government to do this? Before you vote in the poll below, let us consider this interesting turn of events.

The Cordoba Initiative has recently been a hot-topic in the media because individuals from all political persuasions, including Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, are opposed to building the Cordoba House Mosque so close to Ground Zero - the site of the 9/11 attacks. Even Obama had to backtrack this past weekend on the "wisdom" of building a mosque just 2 blocks away from the site of the former twin towers. So if you are going to send a Muslim on behalf of the United States, why send this guy?

The two-week tour is obviously a blatant attempt by the U.S. Government to engage in the politics of religion. If we are supposed to believe in the progression of seperation of church and state, where the Government does not endorse or promote any one religion, then why use Government funds from U.S. taxpayers to endorse and promote Islam? Try to imagine the U.S. Government spending $16,000 to send Joel Osteen to the U.K. in order to promote religious tolerance. Or Dallas pastor T.D. Jakes to Africa. Or Fort Worth pastor Kenneth Hagin to Germany...

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TOPICS: Government; Religion
KEYWORDS: groundzero; imam; mosque; religioustolerance

1 posted on 08/19/2010 9:54:27 AM PDT by jackspyder
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To: jackspyder
Yeah, send him but they gotta' agree to keep him. Now, let me return to my fresh grilled salmon slice cooked on a George Foreman Grill.

This thing is really neat.

2 posted on 08/19/2010 9:57:03 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: jackspyder

92+% say No. Der!

7% say yes = 7% enemies of the state.


3 posted on 08/19/2010 9:58:22 AM PDT by ImProudToBeAnAmerican (Tom Daschle is deeply saddened... Remember him? Bahahahahahahahahaha!)
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To: jackspyder

No, and I raise it to a *^%# NO!


4 posted on 08/19/2010 10:00:10 AM PDT by madison10
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To: muawiyah

How about sending him to Bermuda. We put him into a C-130 and fly him over the coast. When we near Bermuda, we push him out of the plane after telling him, as the Saudis tell people who are sentenced to undergo this ordeal, “You will live, al-Lah willing. If you live, you are innocent of the crime of which you were accused.”


5 posted on 08/19/2010 10:00:10 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Obama makes me miss Jimmah Cahtah!)
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To: jackspyder

No, and I raise it to a *^%# NO!


6 posted on 08/19/2010 10:01:25 AM PDT by madison10
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To: jackspyder

4% agree with 0bummer. Nice going, Dumbo.


7 posted on 08/19/2010 10:03:56 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop Barry now. He can't help himself.)
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To: muawiyah
George Foreman Grill--The Best!!!!

Steak, peppered, medium rare*-- Check @ 4 Minutes. Shorter time than takes to get my asparagus tips ready. Crumbled blue cheese.

My Popularity Poll says George Foreman Grill pulls higher than the imam, or this Administration, for that matter.

8 posted on 08/19/2010 10:05:51 AM PDT by fight_truth_decay
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To: jackspyder

95 percent of the people who voted said it’s Not the Governments business to spend our dollars sending this guy anywhere.


9 posted on 08/19/2010 10:07:56 AM PDT by puppypusher
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To: jackspyder

Who the hell in our government o.k.’d this?


10 posted on 08/19/2010 10:11:18 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: puppypusher

unless Muslims start ciruclating the poll, then the numbers could change dramatically


11 posted on 08/19/2010 10:11:36 AM PDT by jackspyder
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To: jackspyder

This is nothing but a tax payer funded tour for this guy to raise middle-eastern money for the 9-11 Victory mosque.


12 posted on 08/19/2010 10:11:56 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: jackspyder

Everything he does is for the destruction of America. Religiously and politically. Politically? Here is an excellent example of the Anti American president at work...

Most people do not recognize that what happens in a mosque is sedition. Pure and simple. Islam is not just a “religion”, it is a cult. Larger than that though, it is a political system, it is it’s own government, its judicial...is in its sharia, and its military (jihadis) all rolled into one with one intent ...and that is to rule wherever they take root. It is a invasive, systemic infection looking to take over the host once it has quantum.

This is not just a “religion”, but something that cloaks itself in those terms so it should not be given the same treatment contemplated under the first amendment. The Korans Sharia rules are to consume whatever government there is wherever it goes. It is political, and it’s goal is to supplant and replace.

The sooner America learns this , the better.

Obama? Obama and Company? Should be tried for treason in this issue for promoting the establishment of a foreign government on our soils. He is doing nothing to protect America as per his oath. Also, as a Muslim, he knows this, he know far better, he knows sharia, but is looking to deceive America.

For all interested...Wanna learn more?

http://thehayride.com/2010/08/louisiana-at-leading-edge-in-fight-against-shariah/#more-5392

and this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ib9rofXQl6w&feature=player_embedded

Lets keep America, America!

Obama? Obama and Company? Should be tried for treason in this issue for promoting the establishment of a foreign government on our soils. As a Muslim, he knows this, he knows sharia, but is looking to deceive America.


13 posted on 08/19/2010 10:16:58 AM PDT by himno hero
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To: jackspyder

Does the government pay for Christians to travel to other countries to promote religious tolerance?


14 posted on 08/19/2010 10:47:18 AM PDT by Joyell
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To: Joyell

not that I know of


15 posted on 08/19/2010 10:49:00 AM PDT by jackspyder
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To: jackspyder

No. It crosses the line I mentioned on another thread.


16 posted on 08/19/2010 10:52:23 AM PDT by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: jackspyder
Should the U.S. Government spend $16,000 to send Ground Zero Imam to other countries?

My answer wasn't listed - Only if they agree to keep him!!

So, I had to just vote no.

17 posted on 08/19/2010 10:57:33 AM PDT by DustyMoment
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To: jackspyder

Just to add a little fuel to this fire - the State Department agreed to send him on this trip!!

And, WHO is the Secretary of State???


18 posted on 08/19/2010 10:59:38 AM PDT by DustyMoment
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To: jackspyder
Should the U.S. Government spend $16,000 to send Ground Zero Imam to other countries?
Only if he NEVER comes back! And he can take his followers with him.
19 posted on 08/19/2010 11:03:10 AM PDT by 2001convSVT ("Hand out pocket Constitutions to everyone you can")
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To: jackspyder

Yes. Parachute him into N. Korea in the middle of the night.


20 posted on 08/19/2010 11:03:20 AM PDT by freedomfiter2
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Who the hell in our government o.k.’d this?

A rhetorical question, I presume? (A: The Muslim-in-Chief)

21 posted on 08/19/2010 12:09:14 PM PDT by Nevermore (...just a typical cracker, clinging to my Constitutional rights...)
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To: fight_truth_decay
Yes, definitely. My son loved his grill in college, and now this is a newer one WITH A POWER SWITCH.

It worked quite well on the salmon ~ and pushed the flying Imams and their running dog lackey Leftwingtards right out of my mind.

You know these Islamists are demonstrating that the Arab technique for converting people to slaves works much faster than our traditional methods of minor sleep deprivation and beatings.

22 posted on 08/19/2010 12:10:46 PM PDT by muawiyah
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