Skip to comments.The separation of mosque and state? (taxpayers' monies to build structures overseas)
Posted on 07/25/2011 12:44:52 PM PDT by opentalk
As the White House and Congress debate cuts in federal spending, millions of dollars are being funneled overseas to help build many Islamic mosques and structures.
An Atlanta television news station, WSB-TV, reported that "the State Department is sending hundreds of millions of dollars to save mosques overseas." The anchor noted that the State Department's Agency for International Development granted enormous funds for mosques in Cairo, Cyprus, Tajikistan and Mali.
...The U.S. State Department confessed that, "Since its creation by the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation has also provided financial support to more than 640 cultural preservation projects in more than 100 countries. This accomplishment represents a contribution of nearly $26 million
The Associated Press reported that during America's recession in 2010-2011, the Obama administration has doled out 6 million of American tax dollars to restore or preserve 63 historic, religious and cultural sites, including Islamic mosques and minarets, in 55 nations under the guise of "Cultural Affairs" and "Cultural Preservation 2010 Awards,"
...Where are the separatists of church and state when it comes to separating mosque and state? The First Amendment provides citizens with the freedom to choose their religion; it doesn't provide the federal government with the right to fund the building of mosques overseas. In fact, it specifically says, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion."
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
...the Mali and Tajikistan mosque projects involved funding for computer equipment.
That should be renamed the "US Ambassadors Fund for CULT Preservation".
Our government works harder and harder at finding new, imaginative, and counterproductive ways to squander our capital.
Wondering if we could get all of our favorite Conservative authors to use "tax dollars confiscated from you" instead of just "spending your taxes"?
Wouldn't it be more of a direct, to the point, hard hitting message?
"Are these really examples of how you want the federal government
spending your taxes?" spending those tax dollars confiscated from you?"
Wonder what the department's original mission was suppose to be.
Every offense of misappropriation, misuse of confiscated money from the tax victims of this Nation by the Leftist, Socialist-Democrats should be documented with all the who, what, where, why, when, how, etc., and every penny billed to the Democrat Party at the close of this administration.
They pay, or be decertified as a political party.
Just a thought. Never happen, but a nice thought.
They’d just pull an ACORN, and change their name anyway.