Skip to comments.American Muslims Ask, Will We Ever Belong?
Posted on 09/05/2010 8:25:01 PM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
For nine years after the attacks of Sept. 11, many American Muslims made concerted efforts to build relationships with non-Muslims, to make it clear they abhor terrorism, to educate people about Islam and to participate in interfaith service projects. They took satisfaction in the observations by many scholars that Muslims in America were more successful and assimilated than Muslims in Europe.
Now, many of those same Muslims say that all of those years of work are being rapidly undone by the fierce opposition to a Muslim cultural center near ground zero that has unleashed a torrent of anti-Muslim sentiments and a spate of vandalism. The knifing of a Muslim cab driver in New York City has also alarmed many American Muslims.
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Got to the point of not wanting Muslims here on September 11,2001 about 12 noon.
Muslims are asking if they will ever belong here.
A malignant cancer never “belongs” in a body. It matters not that cancer cells share some characteristics with healthy cells, or that some of the cancerous cells are not currently invading and destroying vital organs. We know the natural history of this disease, and we know that radical cures are the only hope.
Religion of P*ss.
Because they are taught from birth that they are superior to every other culture/society on earth - therefore the sensitivity of others isn’t even on their radar. And of course they are not interested in assimiliation if they think everyone else is so inferior.
Also been told that Americans can be guiltified into rolling over for their whining. And way too many can be.
They merely have to assimilate. America will not assimilate to them.
This coming from Laurie Goodstein who personally waged jihad against the Catholic Church and specifically the Pope.
Where was your outrage when Major Hassan killed his fellow troops on the military base?
Where were you when your fellow muslim shot up the recruiting station in Arkansas.
Where were you when your fellow muslim sought to set off a car bomb in Times Square.
Frankly, you can stop wondering. There are far too many horrific acts by muslims that you couldn’t bring yourself to condemn.
It’s a wonder that they’re still wondering..
You won't belong with us until you choose our side.
It’s high time that the elephant in the living room is addressed.
Islam is NOT a religion. It is a socio-economic model of government that is highly restrictive, totalitarian, dictatorial, and brutally repressive.
Islam should NOT be viewed, or treated, equally with Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, etc. under our Constitution. None of these true religions seek to dominate their governments or fellow citizens.....unlike Islam.
I chafe every time I hear these slimebags trot out the First Amendment when they whine about Islamic “rights”. Bull. They want to impose Sharia upon the lot of us, and that makes Islam as loathsome to Americans as Nazism, Communism, or any other violence-ridden, blood-soaked, totalitarian form of government.
In short....Islam should be banned in this country.
If a Muslim rejects terrorism and declares that all people have the right to practice their religion in peace then I say welcome. I even say welcome even more if they take up the sword against those who force their religion on others.
I couldn’t have said it better myself. No really... I couldn’t. =)
I wonder what planet I've been on these past nine years?
BINGO !!!! Bing Freaking GO !
After 9-11 had you damned mooselimbs come out and strongly condemed the attack then maybe. But NONE of you did that and very few have since.
Most moosies around the world cheered.
Go back to the sand pile scum.
Americans or Muslims?
“American Muslims Ask, Will We Ever Belong?”
Well actually no. We don’t really want people here who are waiting for an opportunity to kill us. And PLEEEEEEEEEEZE don’t babble about a Religion of Peace.
If you are a good Muslim you follow the koran. If you follow the koran you want to kill people, so no we don’t want you and get lost. We have built a great country without you and your inbred half witted children so now you know.
I agree. BS. Terrorists are the “peaceful” mooslim’s alter-ego. mooslim credo: I love you. I will kill you and your children. Boom! Slash!
” There is no such thing as a muslim-American.
Two words that are incompatible.
Just as there is no such thing as a Christian-American.
It really is time to go after the whore writers, and make it personal.”
.... that needed repeated
If “they abhor terrorism” they’d better leave Islam. They obviously haven’t read the Koran.
9-11 ... NEVER Forget!
What the Koran says or does not say is not the main issue. They use it as an excuse to blow up innocents, conquer, and enslave. That is the issue.
Let’s ask Salman Rushdie about Muslim moderation. Let’s ask Theo Van Gogh, or the mutiliated woman, or the silenced murder victims, be they homosexuals or the adulteress. Can we stop the lies for 15 minutes and have an honest discussion? This is such a disingenuous article that I tripped over the hypocrisy.
Muslims have a hair trigger sensitivity to the rejection of the Ground Zero mosque, while in the next breath they are telling the 9/11 victims to shut up and take this so-called wonderful gift. I am sorry but slum lord, Hamas supporting Rauf does not get to decide how 9/11 is commemorated, and it is awfully presumptious of him and other Muslims to put this out there and then call us bigots for rejecting it. Americans are not allowed to have feelings about this heinous murder because we are just bigots - and Muslims are suddenly the arbiters of politeness in society?
I find it repulsive to be lectured about toleration from Islamist propagandists. When one million Christians in Saudi Arabia cannot publicly practice their religion under pain of flogging and jail, I am dumbfounded by the hypocrisy. When they stone women for adultery, mutilate females, engage in honor killings, stab film makers to death, throw homosexuals off buildings, treat women like animals, refuse to educate girls and sell non Muslim black Africans into slavery - I am confused, where is the brotherhood, where is the gentleness of Islam these proponents tell us about? Where are their cultural center shrines for those victims? Can they sanitize their own house before they demand to clean ours?
This is too one-way and until I hear a balanced debate I reject all their claims.
I would respect them greatly if they took their ‘moderate Muslim’ money and built Christian churches in Saudi Arabis for their guest workers. Then I may begin to believe.
The ‘moderates’ in my view have not even attempted to speak out against the massive horrors their co-religionists continue to inflict upon the world, yet their hair trigger sensitivity calls the most tolerant nation on Earth a bunch of bigots. I reject their claim.
Perhaps if you reform your “faith” and bring it from the eleventh century to the twenty-first century we can have a chat.
Until then, your “good book” dictates that you either convert (at the tip of a sword if necessary) enslave or kill me. No thanks, I don’t want that mentality as a next door neighbor.
No, he'd have to kill a few hundred people over the insult in order to be just like you.
Regarding your #124, excellent post! Superb!
That isn’t my quote, you must have meant to post to someone else.
“...and we know that radical cures are the only hope.”
Playing the game, cowboys and muslims?
It is better for them to leave than to assimilate.
“Did you note the authors last name?”
Goodstein? I went back to the article to check the name of the writer. I wonder why you asked whether I noticed.
I originally noted that the article was in the New York Times, which was enough to understand that the article was going to be leftist Bu*lsh*^.
If you are drawing my attention to the fact that the writers name sounds (and probably is) Jewish, then my response is that there is no surprise there.
Leftist, so called progressive Jews are secularists. They do not practice the religion. Progressives, no matter what their religion, worship the state. They are the enemy.
What are your thoughts on that?
Not as a muslim. Forsake that tyrannical, insane death cult that is Islam, and then perhaps, maybe, someday.
“....is for the good muslims to continue to do NOTHING.”
Can anyone tell a redeeming story about Islam that happened in the past 1600 years?
Full assimilation will mean that they become heretics and apostates (I.e. Salmon Rushdie, Ayaan Hirsi Ali et al)to the the rest of them thus making them even more vulnerable that the remaining non muslim population.
“Maybe Americans are just overly sensitive to cultures immersed in beheadings and flying body parts.”
Yes! Americans are funny that way, aren’t they?
Will you please give GW a call and repeat your message to him? I am still waiting for him to retract that foolish saying.
NO! So get the “F” out of our great country. Go back to countries so you can beat your women and rape your boys.
Yes, so it seems. Sorry about that poor aim.
That is a show of faith that will never happen but a great post!
Yes I realize that, hence it will never happen. Which was my point.
Great point. Even John D. Rockefeller, a fierce anti-Catholic, built Catholic churches for the Irish who worked on his estates.
No, because Muslims have no intention of belonging.
They have to rule.
You may worship as you wish. But you will never be truly American until you accept American values. Equality of women, freedom of speech, freedom of worship, limited government, no government establishment of religion; etc.
In other words, y'all have a lot of work to do.
“The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property either as a child, a wife, or a concubine must delay the final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men.” Winston Churchill