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Ground Zero mosque developers apply for federal grant: report
nypost.com ^ | November 22 | POST STAFF REPORT

Posted on 11/22/2010 10:59:33 AM PST by VU4G10

The developers behind the proposed Ground Zero mosque have applied for about $5 million in federal grant money set aside for redeveloping downtown Manhattan after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to a new report.

The application was submitted as a "community and cultural enhancement" grant, which is a program run by the Lower Manhattan Redevelopment Corp.

Developer Sharif El-Gamal discussed the grant proposal in recent closed-door meetings, according to The Daily Beast.

The revelation that the developers have asked for this grant could reignite outrage about the mosque's proposed location.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


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1 posted on 11/22/2010 10:59:36 AM PST by VU4G10
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To: VU4G10

Great! So we get to pay for their VICTORY mosque!
Is this a great country or what!


2 posted on 11/22/2010 11:03:24 AM PST by Undocumented_capitalist (`)
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To: VU4G10

Of course if St. Nicholas’ Church applied for the same money it would be rejected on “church-state-separation” grounds. Apparently it is OK to combine mosque and state.


3 posted on 11/22/2010 11:05:29 AM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: Undocumented_capitalist
So we get to pay for their VICTORY mosque!

0bammy will see to it personally!

4 posted on 11/22/2010 11:06:51 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: Undocumented_capitalist

5 posted on 11/22/2010 11:07:44 AM PST by VU4G10
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To: Undocumented_capitalist

It’s not even a loan!


6 posted on 11/22/2010 11:08:31 AM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: VU4G10

Looks to me like New Yorkers are, by and large, a self-loathing, self destructive lot. If they had any balls, they would be 1 million deep at the WTC site, demanding the “Victory Mosque” be scrapped.


7 posted on 11/22/2010 11:12:15 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: VU4G10

Even I, the world’s great cynic since the age of 14, could not have anticipated THIS outrage! Interestingly, the mere
proposal or application for a ‘grant’ is premised on the idea that they are already legitimized as a group on equal footing with just about everyone else who can apply for grants, like non-profits, etc.
I must commend them on their shrewdness-—at least on the face of it, they are playing their cards from angles that are bound to appeal to their enablers. From everyone else’s perspective though, this looks like a new and unprecedented form of overreaching.


8 posted on 11/22/2010 11:19:00 AM PST by supremedoctrine (Come closer. I want to get a better look at you.)
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To: VU4G10
The post also reported this that the MSM ignored...

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s trip to New York City reportedly expanded beyond meeting with foreign dignitaries at the United Nations. According to the New York Post, the Iranian president’s six-night stay also included a “secret sit-down” with militant Nation of Islam minister Louis Farrakhan and members of the New Black Panther Party:

The president shared a hush-hush meal with Farrakhan and members of the New Black Panther Party Tuesday at the Warwick Hotel on West 54th Street.

The meeting of the podium smackers took place in a banquet room, where the fiery leaders presumably exchanged theories on what’s wrong with the world.

LINK

9 posted on 11/22/2010 11:21:54 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: VU4G10

Chutzpah is killing your parents and then asking the jury for sympathy because you’re orphans, or flying planes into buildings and then asking for money to open a center that teaches that it’s OK to kill Christians and Jews a short distance from the empty hole that was the buildings that you flew the bleeding planes into.


10 posted on 11/22/2010 11:22:32 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Annoying liberals is my goal. I will not be silenced.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
The president shared a hush-hush meal with Farrakhan and members of the New Black Panther Party Tuesday at the Warwick Hotel on West 54th Street.
11 posted on 11/22/2010 11:27:57 AM PST by kcvl
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To: VU4G10
Yah yah. America ladies dress up for halloween too. See?


12 posted on 11/22/2010 11:28:34 AM PST by Christian Engineer Mass
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To: pnh102

Exactly and blowhards like Joy and Whoopi are seemingly blind to this Obama double standard. Didn’t Obama just revise (cut funding of) Bushes faith based initistives?


13 posted on 11/22/2010 11:30:00 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: VU4G10

Talk about adding salt to the wound. Holy cow!!!


14 posted on 11/22/2010 11:30:20 AM PST by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: Undocumented_capitalist

Thank the sorry bastards that voted for the sob.


15 posted on 11/22/2010 11:30:20 AM PST by sport
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To: stephenjohnbanker

I am beginning to think that just living in NY City requires one to have one’s brain removed.

LLS


16 posted on 11/22/2010 11:31:02 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Maybe the friends & family of the dead NYPD/NYFD will et it get 90% built, and blow it to smithereens ;-)


17 posted on 11/22/2010 11:33:07 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: kcvl

I have read that article twice now. I have always assumed when they use the words “the president’ they are referring to
Ahmadinejad.

But the article goes on and refers to the ‘SECRET SERVICE’. Does Ahmadinejad have secret service?

No way Obama could have been there, right? It would not shock me but...


18 posted on 11/22/2010 11:35:35 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: VU4G10

The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them.

-Vladimir Lenin


19 posted on 11/22/2010 11:36:00 AM PST by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: VU4G10

OK. Up until now the only argument they had going for them was that it was a private business transaction, and we the people really didn’t have anything to say about it.

But now that they are asking for MY MONEY, I think I do have a say. And so now I say - HELL NO.

No way you are getting me to let you take my tax dollars to pay for your religion.


20 posted on 11/22/2010 11:37:07 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Undocumented_capitalist

They are taking IMO a page from the Leftist/Marxist playbook as we are already paying for our ultimate destruction via our taxes for the many Leftist programs that have been legislated to the Federal Government as it is.

All those accumulated Leftist Social programs administered by Leftist created, and staffed Bureaucracies providing Leftist oriented NGO’s, University grants, and so forth at the expense of American taxpayers, and now the Muzzie’s want their fair share of our complacency.

The revolution must be with an eye to reverting The Fed to the Constitution, and the Left to an institution.


21 posted on 11/22/2010 11:41:05 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: VU4G10

And now we are going to pay for this B/S too!

I hang on the hope that some talented nut case will come out for his 15 minutes of fame.


22 posted on 11/22/2010 11:42:15 AM PST by Gator113 (Sarah Palin can win, and she will win.)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Agreed. But stand by for Joy, Whoopie,Olbie,Maddow to say it is not a mosque it is a COMMUNITY CENTER that all can go to and heal... mean while they use the 66th floor to plan the next attack on us.


23 posted on 11/22/2010 11:44:48 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: CharlesWayneCT

NYers should have run Bloomberg out of town. They are self-loathing fools!


24 posted on 11/22/2010 11:47:24 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: VU4G10

Watch for 0bama to fast-track this one.


25 posted on 11/22/2010 11:48:28 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: VU4G10

Give it to them.. in lead!


26 posted on 11/22/2010 11:51:15 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: VU4G10
The revelation that the developers have asked for this grant could reignite outrage about the mosque's proposed location.

could? COULD??? COULD!!!

Interesting, though, that their going after the 9/11 redevelopment money helps to prove that it is in a sensitive area. And using Federal money to establish a church? That should cause some "separation anxiety," shouldn't it?

27 posted on 11/22/2010 11:51:25 AM PST by NonValueAdded (Palin 2012: don't retreat, just reload)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Bloomberg wants to run for POTUS.

Imagine Trump Vs. Bloomberg.


28 posted on 11/22/2010 11:52:09 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Undocumented_capitalist

And bureaucrats wonder why militias start????


29 posted on 11/22/2010 11:55:16 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Planning on using 911? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: VU4G10
The Muslims have learned well the lesson from the parable of "The Camel's Nose":
Once upon a time there was an Arab who wanted to cross a wide desert. So he fed and watered his camel well, and got all necessary supplies, and started out. The very first afternoon, a sandstorm began to blow. The Arab got off his Camel and pitched his tent and climbed in, to wait out the storm.

After a while, the Camel said, "Master, pray let me put my nose under your tent, for the sand is blowing in my nose. If I suffocate, I cannot carry you across the desert." So the Arab let the camel put his nose under the tent.

Shortly thereafter, the Camel said, "Pray, Master, let me put my eyes under your tent, because the sand is blowing in my eyes, and if I go blind, I cannot carry you across the desert." So the Arab let the Camel put his eyes under the tent.

THEN after a suitable delay, the Camel asked, "Pray, let me put my ears under your tent, as the sand is blowing in my ears."

This was shortly followed by, "The sand is blowing on the cut on my shoulder, Pray let me put my Shoulder under your tent." So the Arab let the Camel put his shoulder under the tent. And shortly thereafter the Camel pushed the Arab out of his own tent.


30 posted on 11/22/2010 12:04:53 PM PST by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: VU4G10
Rauf added that the mosque and Islamic cultural center will have a board of directors that will include Muslims, Christians and Jews. Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/ground_zero_mosque_developers_apply_OnkK3aUDQGaiL45Xcf31VM#ixzz162iYrum9

The day that a Jew is appointed to that BoD is the day Rauf gets a fatwah on his head.

31 posted on 11/22/2010 12:08:03 PM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

Prepare to have $5M of your taxpayer dollars confiscated and given to the Islamists to build a victory mosque at ground zero.


32 posted on 11/22/2010 12:27:27 PM PST by lonevoice (Where the Welfare State is on the march, the Police State is not far behind)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

they can take this and the”Muslim Fraud” in the whitehouse and go right straight to hell.


33 posted on 11/22/2010 12:32:26 PM PST by watchdogmom
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To: VU4G10

A Federal grant for a spit in your face mosque? Nuke the corrupt bastards to hell!!


34 posted on 11/22/2010 12:33:18 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Nuke the corrupt commie bastards to HELL!!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Now I would pay the price of admission to watch that happen!

LLS


35 posted on 11/22/2010 12:43:42 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: maggief; Liz; onyx; STARWISE; hoosiermama; penelopesire

Speechless, ping


36 posted on 11/22/2010 12:52:53 PM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: VU4G10
They must of felt confident people allocating funds would send them money. Didn't the Imam also get tax dollars for his run down housing buildings, the state department spent tax dollars to buy and distribute his Islam book.
37 posted on 11/22/2010 1:08:28 PM PST by opentalk
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To: SE Mom; STARWISE; onyx; hoosiermama; Liz; maggief

“Rauf told “60 Minutes” in September that to reduce fears that terror organizations would contribute to the project, he’ll ask US officials to approve the sources of funding.”

Yet another threat from these clowns. I guess if they don’t get their hands on our tax dollars..then they will ask terrorists for money? Unfreakinbelievable.

Meanwhile Obama is abandoning our border, strip searching American citizens at airports and allowing Muslims to ‘pat themselves down’.

I WANT MY COUNTRY BACK!!


38 posted on 11/22/2010 1:11:14 PM PST by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: rockinqsranch

And there is no time left to waste. When all the new illegals (since Reagan Amnesty) become eligible to vote, it will be way too late to revive our Constitutional Republic.


39 posted on 11/22/2010 1:18:07 PM PST by Undocumented_capitalist (`)
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To: LibLieSlayer
I am beginning to think that just living in NY City requires one to have one’s brain removed.

They re-elected Michael Bloomberg.

40 posted on 11/22/2010 1:52:07 PM PST by lonestar
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!; penelopesire; maggief; hoosiermama; SE Mom; seekthetruth; ...

OMG .. beyond reprehensible and repugnant!

Barack Hussein Obama = President of America, by, with and for terrorists!

January 20, 2013: End of the Error


41 posted on 11/22/2010 2:16:38 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: VU4G10
Great Video on Islam.
42 posted on 11/22/2010 2:19:15 PM PST by Skeez (O)
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To: All

Lower Manhattan Development Corporation

Board

~~~~~~

LMDC Board of Directors

•Avi Schick, Chairman
•John C. Whitehead, Founding Chairman
•Lawrence T. Babbio, Jr.
•Amanda M. Burden
•Robert Douglass
•Peter Davidson
•Timothy Gilchrist
•Robert M. Harding
•Caswell Holloway
•Thomas S. Johnson
•Kate D. Levin
•Robert K. Steel
•Julie Menin
•Kevin M. Rampe
•William C. Rudin
•Carl Weisbrod
•John Zuccotti

http://renewnyc.com/AboutUs/board.asp

The only name I recognize is Amanda Burden, who’s
Charlie Rose’s girlfriend.


43 posted on 11/22/2010 2:24:03 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: lonestar

One more piece of evidence.

LLS


44 posted on 11/22/2010 2:24:41 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: STARWISE

America will again take the trash to the dump...


45 posted on 11/22/2010 2:50:13 PM PST by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: STARWISE

There will be hell to pay if federal money is used to build that mosque (if it is ever built). Even obama can’t be that stupid.

How much more in your face can they get?


46 posted on 11/22/2010 3:06:55 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: STARWISE; VU4G10; Jim Robinson; ConjunctionJunction; Al B.; SolidWood; Leisler; greyfoxx39; ...

Mitt Romney deserves credit. Click below.
Romney is tied in through every aspect
of the Ground Zero Victory Mosque.
Was it an order from his JET Blue partner, Soros?
or something else?


How much of the money for these attacks against the GOP
by Team Romney were funded by money which Romney
got from the Victory Mosque at Ground Zero through Bain?

"Bain Capital, has cut checks totaling $90,000 to Romney's operation. "


"(The GroundZero Mosque) cleared its final hurdle ….
developers plan to build the $100 million center which will include a mosque.
Since its incipient stages in July 2009, when a Muslim-run real-estate development
company purchased the damaged, vacant building and land where the new center
will be built, the project has sparked controversy and debate.
.... the tattered building that was bought by the Muslim real estate company had
been owned by a subsidiary of Bain Capital, a company Romney founded in 1984.

So it's OK if his company can profit off the sale of the land ."


"Bain Capital, has cut checks totaling $90,000 to Romney's operation. "


Ground Zero mosque developers apply for federal grant
The developers behind the proposed Ground Zero mosque have applied
for about $5 million in federal grant money set aside for redeveloping
downtown Manhattan after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks....
run by the Lower Manhattan Redevelopment Corp.
LMDC Board of Directors
•John C. Whitehead, Founding Chairman"


John C. Whitehead AKA John Cunningham Whitehead
Romney for President "



47 posted on 11/22/2010 3:10:28 PM PST by Diogenesis ('Freedom is the light of all sentient beings.' - Optimus Prime)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

“mean while they use the 66th floor to plan the next attack on us”

...and the sub-basement as a torture chamber.


48 posted on 11/22/2010 3:12:20 PM PST by Palladin (Bristol Palin is America's Sweetheart!)
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To: Diogenesis

That bastard Romney!

He’s about as American as Obama is.


49 posted on 11/22/2010 3:13:52 PM PST by Palladin (Bristol Palin is America's Sweetheart!)
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To: Diogenesis

NEVER FORGET!!!

BTTT


50 posted on 11/22/2010 3:27:05 PM PST by Palladin (Bristol Palin is America's Sweetheart!)
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