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Posted on 07/10/2013 10:46:41 AM PDT by markomalley
Yesterday afternoon on Foxs The Five, co-host Bob Beckel suggested that if it were up to him, there would be a temporary moratorium on new mosques built in the United States until we could verify who is or is not involved in terrorist activities.
Beckels comments came in reaction to a story about an Islamic militant group called Boko Haram, which is suspected of having killed dozens of children at a school in Nigeria in a gruesome fashion this past weekend.
These guys are murderers, Beckel asserted. Theyre terrorists. And if this is what the prophet told you to do, then the prophet was wrong.
He then recalled how earlier this year he received a lot of criticism for suggesting the United States temporarily suspend student visas from Muslim countries in response to the Boston Marathon bombings, and added his own new suggestion:
Now Ive already gotten enough mail from you all, you dont like what I say about not letting your students come here. If it were up to me, I would not have another mosque built in this country until we got it worked out who was not a terrorist.
Oh, here we go, co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle said, acknowledging the potential for controversy around this new suggestion for dealing with Muslims in the states.
Beckel then railed against American Muslim leaders whove been cowardly by not openly condemning the attacks for fear of fatwa retribution from abroad. Well, fatwa this! he said.
Put her there, co-host Andrea Tantaros exclaimed, offering Beckel a high-five from across the table.
Peaceful religion? Beckel later asked incredulously. These guys, from the time theyre little kids, are taught to be terrorists.
video at link.
Broken clock, I guess.
I’ll be damned
Remember this old one: A conservative in NYC is a liberal who’s been mugged..
Of course, since Beckel spoke the truth, he is suddenly “Fox’s” man, by Mediaite.
Broken clock, etc.
I have very fond memories of my step-father trudging around the house when Beckel was on the TV when I was younger.
“F***ing Beckel! What a tool!”
He would get snarling mad at the TV. I wonder how he’d feel about Beckel with this?
Stopped clock indeed.
I saw this. He was very adamant. And I agree with him, except that I would change it to: “No more mosques in the US until Christian churches and Jewish temples start getting built in Mecca.”
Rights are reciprocal — those who fail to recognize the rights of others lose their own claim on being able to exercise those same rights that they would deny others.
Better yet, no new immigrants from approx. 20 Mid-East, N. Africa and South Asian countries. Would be the most simple, cost effective anti-terror strategy that exists.
Only Nixon could go to China.
Islam is terrorism.
” Bob Beckel has always been incredibly slow on the uptake, it appears.”
This happens when one is a moron.
Bob = - I.Q.
Even a stopped clock....
He’ll be forced to recant and apologize soon enough. Muslims remind of the smirking little boy, hiding behind the principal while he lectures another student who the Muslim tattled on..
I’d go Bob one step further, as Islam is not a religion but a hate cult, and mosques are nothing more the human weapons factories, they should all be closed down.
Western civilization cannot coexist with Islam and in fact nothing other than Islam can coexist with Islam. And to take it further but still be 100% truthful, even Islam cannot coexist with Islam hence all the tribal feuds.
The civilized world needs to outlaw Islam. Until Islam is outlawed it, just like its cousin cancer, will continue to spread until it consumes all of us.
I say no more of THEM here until we can build churches THERE :)
Bob makes the show more interesting.....his job is to be a liberal..... you can see him squirm when he pushes some of the liberal BS he is supposed to support.
the five is a great show,but Bob makes it better.
Excellent. I may have to watch this guy.
Besides that, see tagline.
Bob Beckel has always been incredibly slow on the uptake, it appears.
Very slow. But he loves to hit on Kimberly Guilfoyle. He’s a dirty old man.
I think it applies perfectly. Bo matter how right we on the right are about Islam, nothing will happen until the left comes to Jesus on it.
Just like with Obama. Sucks greatly, but I firmly believe it to be the truth.
Gotta Love Mr. Spock
I find Kimberly Guilfoyle strangely very attractive
Posted: 10:00 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2013
$1M Springfield mosque nears finish
Local Muslim group has outgrown its current center, built in 1980.
By Andrew McGinn
A $1 million building project on the citys east side looks little like anything else in Springfield.
But, the local Muslims who worship at Masjid Al-Madina say their new mosque taking shape on Burnett Road is a dream come true.
Its nice to finally have one of our own that looks like a mosque, said Saif Ahmed, 24, a lifelong Springfield resident who practically grew up in the current mosque, showing up every day after school to study Arabic.
When it was built in 1980, that mosque was the first in Ohio built specifically as a mosque, according to Yunus Lasania, Masjid Al-Madinas full-time imam for the past 23 years.
Considering that still only 5 percent of the nations 2.7 million Muslims live in metropolitan areas with populations less than 250,000, its a safe bet that the local architect who built the original mosque back in 1980 had never attempted anything like it before. In fact, Lasania said, he normally built houses.
Lacking the identifiable dome and arches of the new mosque under construction, it was nevertheless deemed sufficient for the eight to 10 families who had been worshipping together in local homes and apartments since 1976.
Between Masjid Al-Madina masjid is Arabic for mosque and the An-Nur Islamic Center on West Liberty Street, more than 50 Muslim families now worship together locally, Lasania said.
Masjid Al-Madina not only needs bigger prayer facilities, Lasania said, but the current mosque isnt hospitable to the elderly or the disabled because of its steps.
We think this mosque will be sufficient for the community for the next 30 to 50 years, Lasania said.
The old mosque is still in use for Friday prayers during construction and will continue to be used for gatherings once the new mosque is complete two months from now.
The congregation set out to raise little more than $1 million for the new mosque almost a decade ago through bake sales, garage sales and dinner fundraisers.
It didnt happen overnight. I wish that were true, said Samina Ahmed, a longtime Springfield resident and Saif Ahmeds mother.
Theyre hoping to complete the new mosque with a minaret, but will need to hold more fundraisers, Lasania said.
It would look beautiful with that minaret, he said.
There remains a standing invitation to non-Muslims in the community to attend a Friday afternoon prayer. The holy period of Ramadan begins at sundown Tuesday.
If anybody wants to come, I always tell people you dont need to call me, Lasania, 44, said. Just be here at 1:30 on Friday.
Globally, the Muslim population is predicted to grow at about twice the rate of non-Muslims, according to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. As of 2010, the global Muslim population stood at 1.6 billion, making Islam the worlds second-largest religion.
That number is expected to increase to 2.2 billion by 2030, according to Pew.
According to data collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, Clark Countys Muslim population has risen from just .08 percent in 2000 to .25 percent in 2010. To put it another way, the number of Muslims who regularly attend services here has risen from 110 people to 348 since 2000.
Wood County, home to the striking Islamic Center of Greater Toledo built in 1983 along Interstate 75, has the most Muslims in Ohio, at 1.59 percent, according to the data.
Friday prayers resumed at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in March after it was damaged by arson last September. A 52-year-old Indiana man was sentenced in April to 20 years in prison for the arson.
Lasania, born and raised in the United Kingdom of Indian descent, remembers being warned early on that he might not like living in such a small community as Springfield.
He found just the opposite.
I love it, he said. Springfield is my hometown. This is where my kids were born and go to school.
He also believes the mosque is situated right where it needs to be.
We have some of the best neighbors, he said.
Mosques are the enemies barracks.
Why we even allow one is seemingly indicative of a desire to commit suicide as a nation...
I find Kimberly Guilfoyle strangely very attractive
I’ve always thought of them as their armories, but why couldn’t they be both?
Well good grief. For once I agree with Beckel. Hell indeed has frozen over
Part of beckel’s “rehabilitation” from his prostitute scandal was to pretend to become a Christian. Apparently he really got into the role.
People are waking up—How does the MSM spin the dispicable acts done by the Religion of Peace? If the Nazi Party was a religion—I would condem them—and they killed fewer than Islam.
And a liberal is a person too broad-minded to take their own side in an argument.
‘’mosque’’. Translation ‘’armory’’.
After all these years, he just recently became pro-life. People change, I guess.