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At Ramadan, Obama Hails Islam As 'Part Of America'
politicsdaily.com ^ | August 11, 2010 | David Gibson

Posted on 08/11/2010 6:54:26 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

As opinion polls registered strong opposition to plans for an Islamic center near Ground Zero, President Obama on Wednesday issued a statement marking the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, calling the holiday "a reminder that Islam has always been part of America and that American Muslims have made extraordinary contributions to our country."

Obama said Ramadan is a time "when Muslims around the world reflect upon the wisdom and guidance that comes with faith, and the responsibility that human beings have to one another, and to God."

He noted Ramadan's call for prayer and sacrifice and almsgiving, and said that along with the gatherings of family and friends at sundown for iftar dinners to break the daily fast, they are reminders "that the world we want to build – and the changes that we want to make – must begin in our own hearts, and our own communities."

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1 posted on 08/11/2010 6:54:28 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

>> Obama Hails Islam As ‘Part Of America’ <<

*barf*


2 posted on 08/11/2010 6:56:27 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It’s the necrophiliac part.


3 posted on 08/11/2010 6:56:34 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What contribution is Zero talking about? The two airliners flown into the WTC?

He is beyond discription anymore. He is just pure EVIL.


4 posted on 08/11/2010 6:57:44 PM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“a reminder that Islam has always been part of America and that American Muslims have made extraordinary contributions to our country.”

I’m always open to learning and to questioning my own views and facts. In what way has Islam always been a part of America and what, specifically, have been their extraordinary contributions?

Anyone?

Anyone?


5 posted on 08/11/2010 6:58:02 PM PDT by IrishCatholic (No local Communist or Socialist Party Chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Does Obama really believe this junk?

Being tolerant of people doesn’t mean that you have to kiss their ass.


6 posted on 08/11/2010 6:58:08 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t439ruGCqRw


7 posted on 08/11/2010 6:58:16 PM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Did he even acknowledge Christmas? I honestly don’t remember his saying much.


8 posted on 08/11/2010 6:58:31 PM PDT by hometoroost (McCain is a Ron and Nancy Republican: Campaigns like Reagan, governs like Pelosi)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Up yours, Obama. Islam is a satanic death cult. Muslims have contributed NOTHING to this country.


9 posted on 08/11/2010 6:59:15 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wish you would remove this. It’s terrible.


10 posted on 08/11/2010 7:00:03 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hey Barry.....Chuck you, Farley!


11 posted on 08/11/2010 7:00:38 PM PDT by DCPatriot ("It aint what you don't know that kills you. It's what you know that aint so" Theodore Sturgeon))
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To: IrishCatholic
what, specifically, have been their extraordinary contributions?

Where would the bomb detection and airport security businesses be without them?

12 posted on 08/11/2010 7:02:54 PM PDT by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Islam isn’t part of America, and neither are you, you festering mongrel.


13 posted on 08/11/2010 7:03:30 PM PDT by chris37
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To: Free ThinkerNY
a reminder that Islam has always been part of America and that American Muslims have made extraordinary contributions to our country."

BULLSHIT!!

America aways has been Judo-Christian and this clown knows it

Islam has not contributed a damn thing to any country

14 posted on 08/11/2010 7:03:39 PM PDT by Charlespg
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"Muslims have made extraordinary contributions to our country."


15 posted on 08/11/2010 7:04:16 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: beethovenfan

One of the few things that Muslims have contributed to the USA is the John Hancock Ctr in Chicago. It was designed by Fazlur Khan. I own a condominium in that building, and conversed with his daughter via email about it. Ironically (given your title), she said he loved Beethoven later in life, as do I. Of course, Fazlur Khan predates the lunancy of current murderous Islam.


16 posted on 08/11/2010 7:04:28 PM PDT by Gapplega
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
I hate the BASTARD! We may not be able to get rid of him until Jan, 2013 but we can NEUTER HIM IN NOV.! Oh, that's right, he has nothing to neuter!
17 posted on 08/11/2010 7:05:36 PM PDT by WellyP
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To: IrishCatholic

“a reminder that Islam has always been part of America and that American Muslims have made extraordinary contributions to our country.”
OK, what was the name of the Muslim that came over on the Mayflower? Who was the Muslim that signed the Declaration of Independence?
I could go on, but I think I made a point.


18 posted on 08/11/2010 7:06:44 PM PDT by JimmyMc
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To: WellyP

mooslim contribution to civilization??? (crickets...)


19 posted on 08/11/2010 7:06:57 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Barfus Maximus


20 posted on 08/11/2010 7:10:00 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama the piece of sh!t opens his mouth and solid feces falls out. Does this daft, lying twat actually believe the vomitous bile he spew. Sorry, but I hate this fecker with the fury if a thousand hot suns.


21 posted on 08/11/2010 7:11:02 PM PDT by Catholic Canadian
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To: IrishCatholic
I’m always open to learning and to questioning my own views and facts. In what way has Islam always been a part of America and what, specifically, have been their extraordinary contributions?

I await an answer to this as well.

22 posted on 08/11/2010 7:11:24 PM PDT by Sister_T ("Calling ILLEGAL aliens "immigrants" is like calling shoplifters 'customers'!"-UCFRoadWarrior ><>)
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To: WellyP
Islam is "part of America": Smiley
23 posted on 08/11/2010 7:11:29 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What a load of crap.

Skippy needs to figure out that we’re in a war, with our opponents pressing jihad to achieve a worldwide caliphate.

I say again: Everything I NEEDED to know about Islam, I learned on 9/11. What I learned in research after that only enhanced my understanding.

Isn’t our president supposed to be the chief guardian of our national interests? Skippy not only hates us, he hates our country as well.

God help us.


24 posted on 08/11/2010 7:12:33 PM PDT by Tigerized (pursuingliberty.com)
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To: IrishCatholic

It was responsible for the birth of the US Navy.


25 posted on 08/11/2010 7:15:13 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
President Obama on Wednesday issued a statement marking the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, calling the holiday "a reminder that Islam has always been part of America and that American Muslims have made extraordinary contributions to our country."


26 posted on 08/11/2010 7:15:47 PM PDT by The Pack Knight (Laugh, and the world laughs with you. Weep, and the world laughs at you.)
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To: Paladin2

He noted Ramadan’s call for prayer and sacrifice and almsgiving, and said that along with the gatherings of family and friends at sundown for iftar dinners to break the daily fast, they are reminders “that the world we want to build – and the changes that we want to make – must begin in our own hearts, and our own communities.”

All this after this ba - - - rd cancels the “National Day of Prayer” — Change we want to make? Is the part of Hussein Obamas hope and change.


27 posted on 08/11/2010 7:20:22 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: Free ThinkerNY
MOB RUSH FOR FED AID DRAWS RIOT POLICE

A poll of the Obama-Free-Rent-Money rioters pictured above finds that 98% will vote again for Obama in 2012. The other 2% are holding out for free cell phones and cigarettes.

28 posted on 08/11/2010 7:21:13 PM PDT by RoadKingSE (How do you know that the light at the end of the tunnel isn't a muzzle flash ?)
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To: The Pack Knight
"...and that American Muslims have made extraordinary contributions to our country."

I know there is a cocktail napkin at some bar somewhere that has these contributions printed on it. I just haven't found one yet.

29 posted on 08/11/2010 7:22:15 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (DemocRATS! America's Taliban!)
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To: Cicero

Took long enough!

BUMP!


30 posted on 08/11/2010 7:23:01 PM PDT by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What the hell is this idiot talking about?


31 posted on 08/11/2010 7:23:06 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: beethovenfan
Islam is a satanic death cult.

When referring to islam, be sure to include the homage to the prophet mohammed, piss be upon him.
32 posted on 08/11/2010 7:23:36 PM PDT by jrg
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To: IrishCatholic

Islam has been part of American since Thomas Jefferson sent the US Marines to Tripoli to stop the Muslim pirates attacking US shipping.

“From the Halls of Montezuma, to the shores of Tripoli.”


33 posted on 08/11/2010 7:24:15 PM PDT by Soul of the South (When times are tough the tough get going.)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

“Islam As ‘Part Of America’ “

Not now, Not ever, NEVER. WHen they start eating pork ribs, I will accept the possibility.


34 posted on 08/11/2010 7:24:23 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat (Reid: Why , oh why, are they picking on me?)
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To: hometoroost

Here’s what he said at Christmas. Nothing of its importance to or being a part of our country, really nothing of the real meaning of it at all. But lots about the problems with the US. What a surprise (not).

“Remarks of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama
Weekly Address
December 24, 2009

PRESIDENT: Hello everyone, and Merry Christmas. As you and your families gather to celebrate the holidays, we wanted to take a moment to send greetings from our family—from me, from Michelle, from Malia and Sasha—and from Bo.

FIRST LADY: This is our first Christmas in the White House, and we are so grateful for this extraordinary experience. Not far from here, in the Blue Room, is the official White House Christmas Tree. It’s an 18-foot tall Douglas-fir from West Virginia and it’s decorated with hundreds of ornaments designed by people and children from all over the country. Each one is a reminder of the traditions we cherish as Americans and the blessings we’re thankful for this holiday season.

PRESIDENT: That’s right, especially as we continue to recover from an extraordinary recession that still has so many Americans hurting: parents without a job who struggled to put presents under the Christmas tree; families and neighbors who’ve seen their home foreclosed; folks wondering what the new year will bring.

But even in these tough times, there’s still so much to celebrate this Christmas. A message of peace and brotherhood that continues to inspire more than 2,000 after Jesus’ birth. The love of family and friends. The bonds of community and country. And the character and courage of our men and women in uniform who are far from home for the holidays, away from their families, risking their lives to protect ours.

To all our soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen—I have no greater honor than serving as your Commander in Chief. I’ve been awed by your selfless spirit, your eagerness to serve—at the Naval Academy and West Point. I’ve been energized by your dedication to duty—from Baghdad to the Korean Peninsula. Michelle and I have been moved by your determination—wounded warriors at Walter Reed and Bethesda, fighting to recover, to get back to your units.

And I’ve been humbled, profoundly, by patriots who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. In flag-draped caskets coming home at Dover. In the quiet solitude of Arlington. And after years of multiple tours of duty, as you carry on with our missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, your service, your readiness to make that same sacrifice, is an inspiration to us and to every American.

FIRST LADY: And so are your families. As First Lady, one of my greatest privileges is to visit with military families across the country. I’ve met military spouses doing the parenting of two—keeping the household together, juggling play dates and soccer games, helping with homework, doing everything they can to make the kids feel OK even as they try to hide their own fears and worries.

I’ve met kids who wonder when mom or dad is coming home; grandparents and relatives who step in to care for our wounded warriors; and folks trying to carry on after losing the person they loved most in the world.

And through it all, these families somehow still find the time and energy to serve their communities as well—coaching Little League, running the PTA, raising money to help those less fortunate than they are, and more.

But even these strong military families can use a hand, especially during the holidays. If you live near a military base, you can reach out through your workplaces, your schools, your churches. There are so many ways to help—with child care, with errands, or by just bringing over a home-cooked meal. Even if you don’t know a military family nearby, your family can still help by donating or volunteering at organizations that support military families.

PRESIDENT: You can also reach out directly to our forces around the world. Kids can make a card that will bring a smile to an American far from home. Adults can send a care package or a pre-paid phone card that makes the tour at little easier. Every American can do something to support our troops, even if it’s as simple as just saying thank you. For more ways to let our troops know you care, go to www.whitehouse.gov

So to all our men and women in uniform spending the holidays far from home—whether it’s at a base here in the states, a mess hall in Iraq or a remote outpost in Afghanistan, know that you are in our thoughts and our prayers. And this holiday season—and every Holiday season—know that we are doing everything in our power to make sure you can succeed in your missions and come home safe to your families.

FIRST LADY: And to all Americans, from our family to yours, Merry Christmas.

PRESIDENT: Merry Christmas, everybody.”

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/weekly-address-president-and-first-lady-extend-christmas-greeting-and-express-their


35 posted on 08/11/2010 7:24:39 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Charlespg

Maybe knife sharpeners?


36 posted on 08/11/2010 7:25:11 PM PDT by himno hero
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To: beethovenfan

“Muslims have contributed NOTHING to this country.”

Muslims have contributed NOTHING to ANY country.


37 posted on 08/11/2010 7:26:23 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat (Reid: Why , oh why, are they picking on me?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Oh, Islam is part of America all right. They’re the demolition experts.


38 posted on 08/11/2010 7:26:54 PM PDT by meyer (Our own government has become our enemy,...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It’s true that Islam is a part of America!

It was part of America’s war against the Barbary Pirates in the early 1800’s and 1900’s.

It was allied with America’s enemes Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy in the 1930’s and 1940’s.

It is always been part of the worldwide terror movement against Western and American values in the 20th and 21st centuries.

obamadinejad is probably not aware of any of this because he is too STUPID AND LAZY to know ANYTHING about history that he didn’t learn from jeremiah wright, bill ayers, and in the mudslime madrassah school he attended in Indonesia.

There are very few living people I actually hate but he is at the top of that list.


39 posted on 08/11/2010 7:27:36 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% white, 50% black, 100% red)
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To: Eagles6

>>It was responsible for the birth of the US Navy.<<<

Good one.

It was also responsible for a significant part ot the Marine Corps hymn.


40 posted on 08/11/2010 7:27:36 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: Free ThinkerNY
...American Muslims have made extraordinary contributions to our country

Like what?

41 posted on 08/11/2010 7:27:50 PM PDT by Guyin4Os (A messianic ger-tsedek)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

obama dolls


42 posted on 08/11/2010 7:28:07 PM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: 9YearLurker
Forgot to mention that Bush stole the Christmas. Sheeeeesh!
43 posted on 08/11/2010 7:28:32 PM PDT by Leo Carpathian (fffffFRrrreeeeepppeeee-ssed!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“a reminder that Islam has always been part of America and that American Muslims have made extraordinary contributions to our country”

A deranged liar.


44 posted on 08/11/2010 7:28:48 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Islam: providing Live Targets for United States Marines since 1786!


45 posted on 08/11/2010 7:33:12 PM PDT by usmcobra (.Islam: providing Live Targets for United States Marines since 1786!)
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Repeat a lie often enough, eh? Nobody is believing this BIG one!


46 posted on 08/11/2010 7:33:41 PM PDT by Jenny217
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To: Guyin4Os

What, now you expect the sonofabitch to substantiate his lies? Are you on drugs?


47 posted on 08/11/2010 7:34:35 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Dem voters, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when deceived.)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

Where is the double-bagging superduper barf for eternity alert??


48 posted on 08/11/2010 7:39:10 PM PDT by magritte ("There are moments, Jeeves, when one asks oneself "Do trousers matter?")
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To: IrishCatholic
In what way has Islam always been a part of America and what, specifically, have been their extraordinary contributions?

No worries! NASA has been given the task to answer this very question about Islam, so just wait. I'm sure they will research this topic as soon as they re-engineer Toyota.

49 posted on 08/11/2010 7:41:23 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

ROTFLMA0!!!


50 posted on 08/11/2010 7:42:07 PM PDT by FrdmLvr ( VIVA la SB 1070!)
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