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Itís Official: Ground Zero Mosque DEFEATED!
Tea Party.org ^ | 9/26/15

Posted on 09/27/2015 5:10:21 PM PDT by Impala64ssa

We did it! We the people. President Obama pushed for it, then-Mayor of NYC Michael Bloomberg supported it, the media actively campaigned for it — the elites in their increasingly fragile ivory towers stumped for the mosque.

But the people stood up and fought it and won.

Hey Obama, YES. WE. CAN.

‘Ground Zero mosque’ officially scrapped ‘Market-maker’ skyscraper planned for controversial site The infamous “Ground Zero mosque” debate is officially over. A “market maker” 70-story skyscraper will soon break ground at lower Manhattan’s 45 Park Place, ending any possibility of resurrecting plans for the religious building.

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf’s proposal four years ago to create a 15-story Islamic cultural center near the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks sparked a national uproar. Developer Sharif El-Gamal of Soho Properties, who was originally on board with the plan, rendered the whole debate moot by opting to build a 667-foot condominium tower for the property instead, Crain’s New York Business reported Friday. El-Gamal told Crain’s his skyscraper will include 5 full-floor units of 3,200 to 3,700 square feet, and average prices higher than $3,000 a square foot.

“Every day that we’ve been waiting, the market has been getting stronger and showing incredible signs of resilience,” Mr. El-Gamal said, the magazine reported. “The appreciation and absorption this market is showing is unprecedented.”

El-Gamal put aside plans for the “Ground Zero Mosque” in 2011 after he had trouble finding financial backers, but until now was unsure what would take its place. Public records show he bought the lot in 2009 for $4.85 million, the magazine reported.

The developer expects to break ground on the project – just two blocks from where the former World Trade Center towers stood – in early 2016, Crain’s reported.


TOPICS: Politics; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: 911; feisalabdulrauf; goundzero; groundzeromosque; islam; keepowt; mosque; nyc; pamgeller; wot
Video at link. The imams, Bloomberg and other supporters islimeist apologists said the mosque would be built 600 feet from Ground Zero. To put things in perspective that's the length of two football fields end to end minus the end zones, not a relatively long distance. I said it on another post and it bears repeating (those missed field goals that may have won the game for the Bucs today against Houston notwithstanding). They called the proposed mosque was called the Cordoba project for a reason, and it wasn't because Richardo Montelbahn sold the imams on the "rrrich Corrrinthian leather".
1 posted on 09/27/2015 5:10:21 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

This is great news! Why was there a change in plans?


2 posted on 09/27/2015 5:12:19 PM PDT by BlackFemaleArmyColonel
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To: BlackFemaleArmyCaptain

A 150 year old pet sematary was under the site?


3 posted on 09/27/2015 6:12:49 PM PDT by Daniel Ramsey (Trump to win! He wins, we win, the nation wins!)
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To: Impala64ssa

Condo plan can still have a mosque put in on the roof, if it’s a Muslim building it.


4 posted on 09/27/2015 6:16:25 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Daniel Ramsey
A 150 year old pet sematary was under the site?

Hog farm.


5 posted on 09/27/2015 6:18:27 PM PDT by 867V309 (Trump: Bull in a RINO Shoppe)
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To: Impala64ssa

Mussies screaming racism in 3...2...1...


6 posted on 09/27/2015 6:47:08 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Nobody Said I Was Perfect But Yet Here I Am")
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To: BlackFemaleArmyCaptain

“Why was there a change in plans?”

Because they now have millions of them coming into the West through our front doors - and they have to put all of their effort into organizing and arming them.


7 posted on 09/27/2015 6:47:09 PM PDT by BobL (REPUBLICANS - Fight for the WHITE VOTE...and you will win (see my 'profile' page))
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To: Impala64ssa

Think I’ll celebrate by eating some bacon.


8 posted on 09/27/2015 7:16:53 PM PDT by erod (Chicago Conservative | Cruz or Lose!)
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To: PapaBear3625

Forgive me for noticing, but the owner has a vary Moslem-like name.

So let’s not be so sure yet.


9 posted on 09/27/2015 7:38:59 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Federal-run medical care is as good as state-run DMVs.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Indeed. These people have the patience to play a long game.


10 posted on 09/27/2015 8:41:56 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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