Then why does he associate with the fringe elements -- the ones who advocate terrorism and jihad?What is wrong with the goals of the "Islamic Institute", as stated above?
1. Cultivate and expand Muslim activists and mobilize the community at the state and federal levels on issues affecting the American Muslim community.All of those are direct reflections of their rights as US citizens.
2. Provide a platform to promote an Islamic perspective on domestic issues (social and fiscal) to help enhance the Muslim community's input in the decision-making process.
3. Run aggressive campaigns at the state and federal levels on issues affecting the American Muslim community.
Also note Tetreault's expression, "believed to be funded by....". Considering Tetreault's endorsement of an "ANSWER" program, methinks he's not the most reliable of sources, especially when attempting "guilt by association".
Oh, and the desire and attempts to insert islamic religious law -- shar'ia -- into this nation's government doesn't bother you?