Skip to comments.A nation of immigrants must include Muslims (2 Star Barf)
Posted on 10/05/2010 5:31:03 AM PDT by AU72
EVERYONES QUICK to blame the alien, said Aeschylus a couple of millennia ago, and you might lose your citizenship rights in Ancient Greece if you called an Athenean official a Scythian.
Nativism and xenophobia had their uses in early societies when it was necessary for survival to keep the cohesion of clan, tribe, or city state. The to-be-feared other lived just over the next hill, and would be tempted to come in the night to plunder and rape unless the group stuck together.
But a couple of millennia on, if there is anything to the concept of American exceptionalism, it is that, more than any country, America is bound to become the first new global society made up of all world religions and civilizations, as Professor Jose Casanova put it. Out of many, one.
That is why Americans should be alarmed at the rising anti-Islamic tide that threatens so much of what this country stands for. The shameful concept that a building legally bought and paid for in Manhattan cant be used as an Islamic center because it stands some blocks from the site of a terrorist act; the silly claims by some members of the Texas Board of Education that textbooks are biased toward Islam; the outrageous antics of a cleric who threatened to burn the Koran; and the flap over whether some Wellesley school children on a field trip to a mosque kneeled during prayer, are all examples of a truly upsetting trend.
(Excerpt) Read more at boston.com ...
Islam in the US is sedition. Too bad, but it is and naysaying unfortunately won’t change that.
Sorry, not falling for your PC BS today (or any other)
by this reasoning a nation of immigrants should also include nazis and skinheads - open the gates!
If they can assimilate fine if not screw em.
A nation wanting to maintain its liberty and prevent terrorism must EXCLUDE muslims.
Just as no good stew should be without its cyanide.
The inclusion of ever increasing muslims has failed everywhere it’s been tried.
Life, liberty and the pursuit and destruction of totalitarians.
where ever God builds a church, the devil builds a chapel
All others denied!
Oh, right. Their laws punish conversion with death, forbid the building churches, synagogues and temples, impose extra taxes and weigh the worth of aliens and “unbelievers” at half (or less) the value of a Moslem.
Neah. Keep ‘em out.
Is Moslem a race, ethnicity or religion? I thought immigrants needed to state country of origin, I have never seen a country called Moslem on any map........how can they be immigrants? Just askin’
No one reads the Boston Globe except the Far Left of Massachusetts - and THAT’S pretty far left.
Typical liberal garbage. The problem isn’t with immigrants. It’s with people who come here filled with an ideology that promotes the violent takeover of this country.
"A nation of immigrants must include Communists"
Does that fit?
Why would anyone have a reason to fear or distrust an illegal alien?
“Twelve Americans are murdered every day by illegal aliens, according to statistics released by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa. If those numbers are correct, it translates to 4,380 Americans murdered annually by illegal aliens. Thats 21,900 since Sept. 11, 2001.
While King reports 12 Americans are murdered daily by illegal aliens, he says 13 are killed by drunk illegal alien drivers for another annual death toll of 4,745. Thats 23,725 since Sept. 11, 2001.
While no one in or out of government tracks all U.S. accidents caused by illegal aliens, the statistical and anecdotal evidence suggests many of last years 42,636 road deaths involved illegal aliens.
King also reports eight American children are victims of sexual abuse by illegal aliens every day a total of 2,920 annually.
Based on a one-year in-depth study, Deborah Schurman-Kauflin of the Violent Crimes Institute of Atlanta estimates there are about 240,000 illegal immigrant sex offenders in the United States who have had an average of four victims each. She analyzed 1,500 cases from January 1999 through April 2006 that included serial rapes, serial murders, sexual homicides and child molestation committed by illegal immigrants”
It’s funny because the islamofascist goal is to have their moon god flag fly atop the White House - and they don’t tolerate “diversity”.
No sense of history on the left. None whatsoever.
Where is “our” Henry Martel? We need the Hammer!
The author trots out the foolish "the other" cliche that is currently the rage among clueless leftists to tar Republicans, Tea Party enthusiasts, and other assorted rabble with the 'xenophobic' label.
Interestingly, that meme more accurately describes the reaction of assorted unhinged leftists, Commies, and Democrats (but I repeat myself) to mainstream Americans. Just mention the name "Sarah Palin" to "progressive" types and watch them act like quivering, drooling and incoherent boobs.
Tell it to Daniel Pearl.
Get that man (Greenway) a prayer mat, else have him go as janitor for those that have one.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.