Skip to comments.Cuomo doesn’t know sharia; Ground Zero imam preaches intolerant Islamic law
Posted on 07/08/2010 12:49:41 PM PDT by Sergeant Tim
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said the following in response to yesterday's press conference conducted by Rick Lazio, his potential opposition in the coming election for governor in New York state:
If there is a criminal case, then there is a criminal case. But, if this is: I dont like this religion, and I dont like this religion on this block. Or: I dont like this religion in this city. Then I agree with Mayor Bloomberg. Then I agree with the community board that approved the mosque. What are we about, if not religious freedom? What is the country about if not religious freedom? What is this state about if not religious freedom? Well, religious freedom except I dont like this religion. But then, there might be another government, and they wont like Catholicism, or they wont like Judaism, or they wont like Christianity, then what?
Andrew Cuomo possesses a deeply troubling lack of information; Rauf is motivated by the same intolerance that spurred Mohammed Atta and his co-conspirators to slam commercial airliners into buildings.
At Ground Zero, in his Cordoba House "cultural center" and mosque, Imam Feisel Abdul Rauf would "peacefully" preach an end to religious tolerance in America and the end of our free society. Mr. Cuomo and others blindly pawn this off as a "freedom-of-faith" issue yet Rauf wants our Nation -- in less than a generation -- to be ruled by Islamic sharia law. Debra Burlingame explained yesterday what Rauf advocates:
"The practices which countenance and support wife beating, which would call for the execution of homosexuals, which would call for the ostracizing or the execution of apostates. [Imam Rauf] is a bit like mercury on the subject of sharia, a little hard to pin down in a conversation. But the fact of the matter is he has written extensively on this subject, particularly in the Middle East and Malaysia where he has offices.
"Malaysia is a country that is a Muslim-dominant pluralistic society that is a Muslim-dominant country where they have sharia law and sharia law is imposed on all Muslims. He would impose that system of governance here. That is very important to me because we just celebrated the 4th of July, our Independence, where the Founders of this country created something which had never existed before in the history of any human interaction, and that is consent of the governed, the powers of the government are derived from the people. Under sharia, the powers of the rulers are derived from the divine Allah. And that is what this man wants to bring to this country.
"His book 'What's Right About Islam' was published in Malaysia under the title A Call to Prayer from the World Trade Center Rubble: Islamic Dawah in the Heart of America Post-9/11′. Da'wah is proselytization. He means to use that site. And he has said so, we want to "leverage," that's his word, "We want to leverage our location and proximity" to that site to bring people to Islam. And he talks about a tipping point; ten years to have a no-going-back Muslim presence fully integrated into our society and a twenty-year tipping point where you have a Muslim-dominant America. That's what he wants to do on the backs of 3,000 people who died in the name of Islam and religious intolerance. He would use their memory and that scared ground ... to usher in a system of government that I know my brother and [Tim Brown's firefighter] colleagues would find appalling.
"And I urge you as members of this media to ask this Imam, "What about the secular Muslims who come to this country to flee sharia?" This is the country of last resort [video] where peaceful, secular Muslims will have no place else to go."
The people of NY are fools if they elect this clown or other Dems who bow to is*am after 3,000 NY’er were murdered at the former WTC.
It’s not a religion. It’s a cult. Now what? We have to give cults certain rights also?
Cuomo is and has long been an idiot.....when will most of NY figure this out and permanently retire the SOB? =.=
Hey, the moslems may have flown planes into the WTC buildings, but at least they aren't male Christian conservatives (I'm just trying to think like a New York City voter).
Son of Cuomo has revealed his inner Lib. He can’t help it. It’s in the genes.
Those of us that continue to live in Ny are fools
He will be elected because the republicans nominate non electable men to run..they have given up thinking we could get a real republican elected
Kill islamists en masse.
How many muslims are islamist?
“Religious freedom” killed more than three thousand people on September 11, 2001. It’s too expensive.
I heard A.G. Andrew Cuomo on Fred Dicker’s radio show today, and Cuomo said (I’m paraphrasing) if anybody has information that $$ for the mosques come from terrorists, he should give him the evidence.
But YET, Cuomo and friends, has a history of setting up business to make it seem as if they are guilty of racism.
Here’s but one example:
One of the parties sued by Andrew Cuomo, Deana Tope, said she would not discriminate because a Black man was her partner (common-law husband), and they had four children. She then introduced her Black husband, and their biracial children, one by one. She seemed to be very hurt and tried to hold back from crying.
You can see it live on this video:
So if Cuomo can investigate these innocent businesses, why can’t he do his job, and investigate where the $$ to build Ground Zero come from.