Skip to comments.Ron Paul: Left and the Right Demagogue Mosque, Islam
Posted on 08/20/2010 8:55:24 PM PDT by speciallybland
Congressman Ron Paul today released the following statement on the controversy concerning the construction of an Islamic Center and Mosque in New York City:
Is the controversy over building a mosque near ground zero a grand distraction or a grand opportunity? Or is it, once again, grandiose demagoguery? .Is the controversy over building a mosque near ground zero a grand distraction or a grand opportunity? Or is it, once again, grandiose demagoguery?
It has been said, Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Are we not overly preoccupied with this controversy, now being used in various ways by grandstanding politicians? It looks to me like the politicians are fiddling while the economy burns.
The debate should have provided the conservative defenders of property rights with a perfect example of how the right to own property also protects the 1st Amendment rights of assembly and religion by supporting the building of the mosque.
Instead, we hear lip service given to the property rights position while demanding that the need to be sensitive requires an all-out assault on the building of a mosque, several blocks from ground zero.
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In before everyone talks about the need for an endless war against Islam and everyone who doesn’t agree is a traitor.
Looks like Paul got his DNC talking points memo.
I was expecting to see something like this from Ron Paul sooner or later.
Wow . Must be wonderful to be so detached and above it all . He must need a crane to mount that horse he is riding . F off dope .
Uh, they’re the ones that declared war on humanity.
Something is not kosher in this Deli?
Ron Paul does not understand self-defense! Pure and simple.
His level of competence is at town/county/state banker at best.
Maybe High School history/political science teacher.
First time I saw him on Morton Downey in the ‘80s, I knew he was off his rocker.
The crazy uncle strikes again.
Islam is waging an endless war on the west, the west is just defending itself. If you want to stop our war against Islam, then first stop Islam’s war against us.
ron paul NEVER attack the democrats, whenever theres an issue in which the dem is on the wrong side, he will always cry this is all noise, waste of time. But if the situation was reversed, he will join in attacking gop, without his usual its all noise, waste of time
Yes, sure, fine. Are we allowed to bring up who it is that is building it, and where is he getting his money? Is that all right?
I would never violate his property rights. Am I allowed to wonder how he was able to get permission to build it so quickly, when a church in the same location might go years trying to get permission from the planners and still not get a permit?
Yes, I realize better than anyone that city planners violate property rights every day of the week. So I’m glad Rauf’s rights are being respected. Its just odd, is all. Am I allowed to notice that? Am I allowed to notice that Obama’s State Department is picking up the tab for his fund-raising trip? Am I allowed to notice that its being paid for by foreign interests? Not that there is anything wrong with that, but am I nevertheless allowed to notice and comment? Or would that be demagoguery?
Its not blocks from Ground Zero, its in Ground Zero. Not that this makes any difference to Ron, since he believes we brought 911 on ourselves. Is Ron a college English prefessor by chance?
If Rauf wanted to open up a storefront for prayer no one would say a word. Its the 13 story monument which will wind up being a Muslim Brotherhood embassy right at the heart of Ground Zero, with defacto diplomatic immunity that worries me. Am I allowed to say that out loud?
My sentiments exactly. Islam’s attack on the West is the problem. Why can’t these “smart” politicians see that Islam is attempting to overthrow our government. I remember reading that a leader in CAIR said he would like to see the Islamic flag flying over our Capitol.
Ron Paul - I wonder why this dimwit doesn’t object to many thousands of taxpayer dollars to finance a Mosque building tour ... but our little town can’t spend $300 on a Manger Scene? Isn’t he all about non-statist spending?
WHERE IS THE “SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE, EXCEPT WHEN ISLAMIST MURDERERS ARE INVOLVED?
AND WHY ISN’T WHOEVER SANCTIONED THIS TRIP FIRED - IMMEDIATELY?
I don’t curse often. But Ron Paul is making me very much want to make an exception.
what a complete moron...
All-out assault? Hmmm..
If it can be proved that Iran money is building the mosque why wouldn't the military see the mosque as an enemy emplacement? .. and take the appropriate action.
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