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Obama Praises Islam as 'Great Religion'
FoxNews ^ | Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Posted on 09/02/2009 7:04:16 AM PDT by Joiseydude

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised American Muslims for enriching the nation's culture at a dinner to celebrate the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

"The contribution of Muslims to the United States are too long to catalog because Muslims are so interwoven into the fabric of our communities and our country," Obama said at the iftar, the dinner that breaks the holiday's daily fast.

The president joined Cabinet secretaries, members of the diplomatic corps and lawmakers to pay tribute to what he called "a great religion and its commitment to justice and progress."

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1 posted on 09/02/2009 7:04:16 AM PDT by Joiseydude
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To: Joiseydude

Barf.


2 posted on 09/02/2009 7:05:41 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Joiseydude
"a great religion and its commitment to justice and progress."

Huh? Is this practiced on another planet, because its not practiced on earth?

4 posted on 09/02/2009 7:07:32 AM PDT by svcw (Legalism reinforces self-righteousness - it communicates to you the good news of your own goodness)
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To: Joiseydude
The contribution of Muslims to the United States are too long to catalog....

And, almost 8 years later to the day.


5 posted on 09/02/2009 7:07:36 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Joiseydude

He couldn’t be more wrong.


6 posted on 09/02/2009 7:07:53 AM PDT by secret garden (Dubiety reigns here)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

about half of this nation is too stupid to cast a vote. they put this guy in office. we are a judeo christian nation and within a few short months, this guy is now calling us a muslim nation? Centuries ago, this would have been the Crusades all over again. WHERE IS EVERYBODY?


7 posted on 09/02/2009 7:08:30 AM PDT by television is just wrong (one bad ass mistake America!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Joiseydude

Yeah! They really enriched out culture on 9/11.


8 posted on 09/02/2009 7:08:42 AM PDT by Piquaboy (Military veteran of 22 years in Navy, Air Force, and Army.)
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To: Joiseydude

More bowing and scraping.


9 posted on 09/02/2009 7:09:38 AM PDT by cvq3842 (Countless thousands of our ancestors died to give us the freedoms we have today. Stay involved!)
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To: Joiseydude

Can anyone name any positive contributions?


10 posted on 09/02/2009 7:12:28 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (THE SECOND AMENDMENT, A MATTER OF FACT, NOT A MATTER OF OPINION)
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To: Piquaboy

You have to remember they are the ones responsible for thinking up democracy, the magna carta, the industrial revolution, the wheel, numerous inventions, penicillin, insulin, and putting the first man on the moon.


11 posted on 09/02/2009 7:12:30 AM PDT by himno hero
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To: Joiseydude

I continue to be amazed at Islamic countries’ contributions to the arts, medicine, science, literature. Give me a break!!

These backward Third World S-— Hole countries continue to grow smaller in the rear view mirror of the west.


12 posted on 09/02/2009 7:13:12 AM PDT by Cuttnhorse
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To: Joiseydude

Those muslim scum will remove Obama’s head if they get the opportunity.

Not letting MY guard down.


13 posted on 09/02/2009 7:13:44 AM PDT by o_zarkman44 (Obama is the ultimate LIE!)
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To: Joiseydude

A nation where 52.9% of the voting populace are boobs being led by a dangerous fool.


14 posted on 09/02/2009 7:13:55 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Joiseydude

America is about to erupt into violence and that is exactly what this monster we have in the White House wants. The gulages are ready and waiting.


15 posted on 09/02/2009 7:14:54 AM PDT by Leg Olam (Make yourselves sheep, and the wolves will eat you. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Joiseydude
'The contribution of Muslims to the United States are too long to catalog because Muslims are so interwoven into the fabric of our communities and our country,"

Boy, let's list a few...9-11

Let's not forget the Cole

and who could forget Lockerbie...

Yes, the list is too long to catalog....

16 posted on 09/02/2009 7:15:20 AM PDT by Always Right
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To: Joiseydude
Muslims are so interwoven into the fabric of our communities and our country

Bravo Sierra. I never even saw on until I was in high school and even that was only because I lived in DC and attended a school with lots of diplomat kids. Never saw another one until fairly recently when the damn flood gates must have been opened. Other than the occasional gas station owner.

18 posted on 09/02/2009 7:15:50 AM PDT by doodad
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To: Joiseydude
I can't think of a single thing islamic that has contributed positively to this nation. But the President and I probably have different ideas of what constitutes positive and negative.
19 posted on 09/02/2009 7:17:11 AM PDT by ecomcon
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To: Joiseydude

“The contribution of Muslims to the United States are too long to catalog...”

Please, name one.


20 posted on 09/02/2009 7:19:16 AM PDT by ryan71 (What the hell's up with spell check?)
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21 posted on 09/02/2009 7:19:58 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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Image and video hosting by TinyPic Image and video hosting by TinyPic Image and video hosting by TinyPic "On this occasion, we celebrate the holy month of Ramadan and we also celebrate how much Muslims have enriched America and its culture in ways both large and small." Barack Hussein Obama.
22 posted on 09/02/2009 7:19:59 AM PDT by patriot08
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To: All

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Let us NEVER forget those nearly 3,000 innocent Americans who were murdered by the Islamists.
Don’t let Obama desecrate the memory of those Americans who were murdered by his fellow Muslims. Send this video to everyone you know.

Every American should view this video made by a New Yorker who lived through the attack:

http://attacked911.tripod.com/

This video has been viewed by untold millions and is now in the Smithsonian.
(Sadly, the New Yorker who made this video has since succumbed to lung damage sustained during the attack)

The video includes the planes crashing into the buildings and victims jumping. There are pictures of many of those who lost their lives, and president Bush’s aftermath speech set to the haunting background music, ‘Only Time’ by Enya. It is truly awesome.

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23 posted on 09/02/2009 7:21:13 AM PDT by patriot08
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To: doodad

I’ve read that in the 1950s, there were only 2 mosques in the US, and both numbered their members in the hundreds.

I’ve been to Afghanistan...their contributions there include killing their women whenever they wish, and killing infidels any time they get the chance. Great religion.


24 posted on 09/02/2009 7:21:29 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (I loathe the ground he slithers on!)
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To: libh8er

Who is it?


25 posted on 09/02/2009 7:21:48 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Freedom First in 2010)
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To: Joiseydude
Wasn't Resident Obamah AWOL on The National Day of Prayer?

And I guess there are no Rev. Wright type Black Nationalist churches in the DC area since Obamah hasn't joined a real Christian church in the area.

26 posted on 09/02/2009 7:23:09 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Joiseydude
"a great religion and its commitment to justice and progress."

"Justice": Hanging a woman because she was raped.

"Progress": Having a gallows anywhere you can put a motor crane...

27 posted on 09/02/2009 7:23:54 AM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...!!)
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To: Always Right
220 US Marines, 18 US Sailors, 3 US Soldiers, 58 French Paratroopers, 2 Lebanese adults, and 4 Lebanese children. RIP October 23, 1983. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cc/Beirutbarr.jpg
28 posted on 09/02/2009 7:24:02 AM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: Joiseydude

FUBO!


29 posted on 09/02/2009 7:24:13 AM PDT by devistate one four (Back by popular demand: America love or leave it (GTFOOMC) TET68)
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To: School of Rational Thought
Paul Johnson, American helicopter engineer.
30 posted on 09/02/2009 7:25:09 AM PDT by libh8er
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To: television is just wrong

Where is everybody? They are getting their government checks, watching TV, laying around inside their government housing, and talking on their cell phones.


31 posted on 09/02/2009 7:26:16 AM PDT by lesko
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To: Joiseydude

The year and a half I spent in Saudi Arabia and Iraq was enough for me to know that Muslims are NOT peace loving people. Completely barbaric society..


32 posted on 09/02/2009 7:27:10 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: Joiseydude

According to the Bible, all followers of Allah are destined for Hell.


33 posted on 09/02/2009 7:29:29 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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34 posted on 09/02/2009 7:29:50 AM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (http://www.conservatives4palin.com/)
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Muhammed go boom!

35 posted on 09/02/2009 7:30:19 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: Joiseydude

This kind of phony kowtowing was nauseating when Bush did it. But I think B.O. really means it. What an ignorant fool.


36 posted on 09/02/2009 7:32:46 AM PDT by scory
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To: Joiseydude

Islam’s “commitment to JUSTICE and PROGRESS??” The extraordinary irrelevance of facts to our leftist pals never ceases to amaze me. Evidently Hussein gives his Islamic comrades credit for progressing all the way to the 8th or 9th century. The justice part? Perhaps the suicide bombers are using CLEAN nuts, bolts and metal shards in their homemade devices!


37 posted on 09/02/2009 7:32:52 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: NMEwithin
The year and a half I spent in Saudi Arabia and Iraq was enough for me to know that Muslims are NOT peace loving people. Completely barbaric society..

Same here. I despise muslims.

38 posted on 09/02/2009 7:33:20 AM PDT by Centurion2000 (The way to destroy a countercultural movement is to have white people start liking it.)
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To: Morgana

commitment to justice? Yeah they just can’t behead enough..that’s commitment.


39 posted on 09/02/2009 7:35:52 AM PDT by Freddd (Government run health care=paying more and being denied what we already have.)
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To: TXnMA
More Islamic "justice" and "progress":

Using a singletree to hang two from one crane...

40 posted on 09/02/2009 7:36:41 AM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...!!)
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To: scory
This kind of phony kowtowing was nauseating when Bush did it. But I think B.O. really means it

That's the key. Bush was being PC while knowing full well what barbarians they are. Obama, who before the election went all out to conceal his Islamic roots, actually means it.

41 posted on 09/02/2009 7:37:55 AM PDT by libh8er
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
"The one" can't catalog them because there aren't any contributions.
42 posted on 09/02/2009 7:38:14 AM PDT by Budge (Who will protect us from the protectors?)
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To: Morgana

Progress??? Progress at what infiltrating our congress, white house, government, banking, law enforcement...????


43 posted on 09/02/2009 7:39:34 AM PDT by Freddd (Government run health care=paying more and being denied what we already have.)
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To: BenLurkin

Amen. There are no moderates. They lie in wait. They are here.


44 posted on 09/02/2009 7:41:55 AM PDT by Freddd (Government run health care=paying more and being denied what we already have.)
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To: Joiseydude

Disgusting, nauseating, insulting...


45 posted on 09/02/2009 7:44:31 AM PDT by greatplains
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To: Joiseydude

At this point, anyone who doesn’t think Barry Hussein is a muslim, is by default, dumb as a box of rocks!


46 posted on 09/02/2009 7:45:10 AM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K (The Tree of Liberty is long overdue for its natural manure)
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To: Joiseydude
President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised American Muslims for enriching the nation's culture at a dinner to celebrate the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

They sure changed the skyline of NYC.
47 posted on 09/02/2009 7:55:41 AM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 ("Peace" is that brief, glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - Anonymous)
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To: o_zarkman44
Those muslim scum will remove Obama’s head if they get the opportunity.

Not one of their own who is doing the work of Allah.
48 posted on 09/02/2009 7:57:11 AM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 ("Peace" is that brief, glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - Anonymous)
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To: Sig Sauer P220

He’s the perfect “inside” guy for them.

One of their own, bringing America down.

The ultimate coup for the jihadists.


49 posted on 09/02/2009 8:00:22 AM PDT by Califreak (If it's Astroturf, why are you trying to mow it?(sign seen at a town hall meeting))
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To: television is just wrong

“...this guy is now calling us a muslim nation...”

You’re right, there is no widespread outrage. We’re good sheep now. We’re lambs heading to slaughter.

FR? .....out there on the fringe.


50 posted on 09/02/2009 8:02:31 AM PDT by Monterrosa-24 ( ...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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