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At Ramadan, Obama Hails Islam As 'Part Of America'
politicsdaily.com ^ | August 11, 2010 | David Gibson

Posted on 08/11/2010 6:54:26 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

As opinion polls registered strong opposition to plans for an Islamic center near Ground Zero, President Obama on Wednesday issued a statement marking the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, calling the holiday "a reminder that Islam has always been part of America and that American Muslims have made extraordinary contributions to our country."

Obama said Ramadan is a time "when Muslims around the world reflect upon the wisdom and guidance that comes with faith, and the responsibility that human beings have to one another, and to God."

He noted Ramadan's call for prayer and sacrifice and almsgiving, and said that along with the gatherings of family and friends at sundown for iftar dinners to break the daily fast, they are reminders "that the world we want to build – and the changes that we want to make – must begin in our own hearts, and our own communities."

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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Taj MaHomey


51 posted on 08/11/2010 7:46:37 PM PDT by Palladin (Obama on The View: "When those folks came over on 9-11". Folks??? WTH?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Is it illegal to really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, want to see a DUmmie’s demise?


52 posted on 08/11/2010 7:47:43 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Remember in November. Clean the house on Nov. 2. / Progressive is a PC word for liberal democrat.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Not part of my America.


53 posted on 08/11/2010 7:50:25 PM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Liberals aren't Patriots)
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To: FrankR

That.

Is.

Fantastic!!


54 posted on 08/11/2010 7:52:21 PM PDT by chris37
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To: FrdmLvr

Celebrated today by hitting 15 of 25 clay disks twice. Yay! 3rd time out in my entire life.....


55 posted on 08/11/2010 7:59:22 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (FR - my online family. From Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Muslim history revision. They claim, for example, to have been the discoverervs of Australia, as there’s a mythical aboriginal town by the name of “mecca”. They claim to have been pre-Columbus discoverers of America, and just the other day I saw some weird BBC-produced miniseries about Columbus that had queen Isabel running around shouting “Allahu Akbar”. They have appropriated Jesus and renamed him Issa, and are even frequently claiming that Abram was, or at least wished to be, Muslim.

Obama is merely displaying standard muslim derangement.


56 posted on 08/11/2010 7:59:53 PM PDT by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

>> Obama Hails Islam As ‘Part Of America’ <<

So is murder and mayhem. We don’t have to like that either.


57 posted on 08/11/2010 8:02:57 PM PDT by o_zarkman44 ("When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: hometoroost

The Mao ornament on the WH Tree was a tribute to Christmas. /sarc


58 posted on 08/11/2010 8:04:07 PM PDT by o_zarkman44 ("When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
scamwow


59 posted on 08/11/2010 8:04:45 PM PDT by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: IrishCatholic

Cab drivers?


60 posted on 08/11/2010 8:10:46 PM PDT by stop_fascism (Compared to Moctezuma II, Obama isn't that bad.)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

The last paragraph is the WORST!!!


61 posted on 08/11/2010 8:12:53 PM PDT by LiteKeeper ("It's the peoples' seat!")
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To: stop_fascism
Burqua Bikinis!


62 posted on 08/11/2010 8:14:35 PM PDT by Palladin (Obama on The View: "When those folks came over on 9-11". Folks??? WTH?)
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To: Minn

Correct. Among the all the other despicable, murderous act, we have Islam to thank for ruining the entire airline industry.


63 posted on 08/11/2010 8:18:51 PM PDT by PhiloBedo
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"a reminder that Islam has always been part of America and that American Muslims have made extraordinary contributions to our country."

Pure nonsense. How could anyone say that with a straight face?

64 posted on 08/11/2010 8:19:10 PM PDT by Will88
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To: Palladin

I’d hit it.............like a holy crusader.


65 posted on 08/11/2010 8:23:05 PM PDT by PhiloBedo
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To: PhiloBedo

BANG!


66 posted on 08/11/2010 8:24:10 PM PDT by Palladin (Obama on The View: "When those folks came over on 9-11". Folks??? WTH?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"that the world we want to build – and the changes that we want to make – must begin in our own hearts, and our own communities."

Bullcrap

Is this part of the Hope and Change stupidity ?

67 posted on 08/11/2010 8:26:02 PM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

>> Obama Hails Islam As ‘Part Of America’ <<

Oh, Really? Here is some sauce for that goose...

America hails Obama as an Piece Of S**t!


68 posted on 08/11/2010 8:29:04 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !When a majority of the American)
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To: popdonnelly
You betcha he believes it, after all he is a Muslim, according to him. He has a track record of supporting them.
69 posted on 08/11/2010 8:30:49 PM PDT by ANGGAPO (Leyte Gulf Beach Club)
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To: Charlespg

Islam has not contributed a damn thing to this world... excepting slavery, mutilation, murder and mayhem. Those things it excels in rather astonishingly well... But then again, it is of the Devil’s seed.


70 posted on 08/11/2010 8:36:54 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !When a majority of the American)
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To: Gapplega

“...Of course, Fazlur Khan predates the lunancy of current murderous Islam.”

How’s that? Is he 1400 years old?


71 posted on 08/11/2010 8:38:58 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !When a majority of the American)
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To: o_zarkman44

I read somewhere a long time ago that the Clinton’s had a Mao ornament on their tree one year at the WH. Not surprising that the Clinton’s and Obama’s admire a Marxist.


72 posted on 08/11/2010 8:39:40 PM PDT by Britt0n
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To: magritte
But you forget that lots of Democrats believe this kind of crap.
73 posted on 08/11/2010 8:41:02 PM PDT by ANGGAPO (Leyte Gulf Beach Club)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Islam, the religion, has contributed little. But individual arabs, persians, lebanese and people from all over the middle east have contributed to our country’s rich melting pot.


74 posted on 08/11/2010 8:45:36 PM PDT by Kandy Atz ("Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want for bread.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Muslims and Islam have no contribution to American freedoms or culture - they and their beliefs are entirely foreign to our language borders and culture, and should not be tolerated nor encouraged.

Islam is at war with our nation.

Islam and muslims have contributed diddle squat other than a few terrifying bombings and plane crashes and dealth of a few thousand innocennts murdered in cold blood in jihad action, the extent of their impact on this civilization.

The Republic is at war with the doctrine of Islam and with muslims, no exception.


75 posted on 08/11/2010 9:03:19 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama wouldn’t hail Judiasm as part of America.
One Big A$$$ Mistake America


76 posted on 08/11/2010 9:03:49 PM PDT by DHCT
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To: FrankR
Now that's just too funny!


Not too often do I laugh that hard anymore!
77 posted on 08/11/2010 9:09:28 PM PDT by dagoofyfoot
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To: reagandemocrat

“To the shores of Tripoli”.


78 posted on 08/11/2010 9:10:56 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; xzins
Islam has always been part of America

Yep. It goes back to the days of the Barbary Pirates. The Marine Corps hymn is a reminder.

79 posted on 08/11/2010 9:11:23 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

From what I can tell, there was essentially no Muslim presence in America before the 20th century. So much for “always been a part of.” There were isolated Muslim individuals, probably some west African slaves, sold into slavery by their co-religionists. Skip to the 19th century, and there’s that famous “shores of Tripoli” incident referenced in a favorite American song. Skip to the present, and there are the Muslim contributions to America we are all too painfully aware of.

I really don’t understand all of the ass-kissing of Muslims done by western politicians — unless they are operating by the fatally-flawed logic that Muslims can be swayed by flattery, or they are simply scared of them.


80 posted on 08/11/2010 9:15:41 PM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican ("During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." --Orwell)
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To: 9YearLurker
PRESIDENT: That’s right, especially as we continue to recover from an extraordinary recession that still has so many Americans hurting: parents without a job who struggled to put presents under the Christmas tree; families and neighbors who’ve seen their home foreclosed; folks wondering what the new year will bring.

But even in these tough times, there’s still so much to celebrate this Christmas. A message of peace and brotherhood that continues to inspire more than 2,000 after Jesus’ birth.[snip]

Is that an acutal quote? More than 2000 WHAT after Jesus' birth? Jesus inspires more than 2000? Just admit it, 0bama, you're a muslim.

81 posted on 08/11/2010 9:39:43 PM PDT by theymakemesick ( Filled with hatred for those that disagree, democrats are the most intolerant bigots on earth)
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To: Eagles6
"It was responsible for the birth of the US Navy."

Are you referring to the Barbary Coast pirats? If so, you need to go a little further back. John Paul Jones, Serapis, Bon Homme Richard.

82 posted on 08/11/2010 9:42:51 PM PDT by navyblue (<u>)
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To: IrishCatholic

Wasn’t it achmed abdul revere that rode his camel through the night warning of the british infidels? Or maybe it was Alexander graham shabazz who invented the telephone....yeah they have a long history in this country gotta love those freedom loving moose! /sarcasm


83 posted on 08/11/2010 9:47:24 PM PDT by Newton ('No arsenal is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.' -Ronald Reagan)
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To: navyblue
That was the Continental Navy which was disbanded after the war.

See the Naval Act of 1794.

84 posted on 08/11/2010 9:49:27 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

His “Muslim Faith” is in full display.


85 posted on 08/11/2010 9:52:41 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Britt0n

http://biggovernment.com/capitolconfidential/2009/12/22/transvestites-mao-and-obama-decorate-white-house-christmas-tree/


86 posted on 08/11/2010 9:52:41 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: Eagles6

Then why is John Paul Jones called the father of the U.S. Navy. Seems that he would have been the founder of the Contintal Navy. But we can agree to disagree.


87 posted on 08/11/2010 9:56:08 PM PDT by navyblue (<u>)
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To: navyblue

Never heard him called that. He was a major force in the Continental Navy which was the forerunner of the US Navy which was formed by the Naval Act of 1794 to fight the Barbary pirates.


88 posted on 08/11/2010 10:10:23 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: navyblue
http://www.history.navy.mil/biblio/biblio4/biblio4a.htm

Suffice it to say without John Paul Jones and others like him there would not be an America today.

89 posted on 08/11/2010 10:16:12 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: navyblue

I thought the ‘Father of the Navy’ was Commodore Barry?

regards,


90 posted on 08/11/2010 10:18:26 PM PDT by Thunder 6
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To: Eagles6

From Wikipedia:

John Barry (March 25, 1745 – September 13, 1803) was an officer in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War and later in the United States Navy. He is often credited as “The Father of the American Navy”. Barry was born in Tacumshane, County Wexford, Ireland and appointed a Captain in the Continental Navy on December 7, 1775.

Regards,


91 posted on 08/11/2010 10:32:55 PM PDT by Thunder 6
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To: Free ThinkerNY
It's obvious that the Muslims have installed their man in the White House.

They've got us by the balls. That's why Obama doesn't care about his poll numbers and vacations more than he works.

92 posted on 08/11/2010 10:57:00 PM PDT by TheThinker (Communists: taking over the world one kooky doomsday scenario at a time.)
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To: Yehuda; Nachum; dennisw
Then first lady, Hillary Clinton, started what has become a WH tradition, by hosting the first WH dinner during Ramadan for Muslim guests in 1996.

Recall, of course, the bombing of the WTT in '93. Nice how our presidents reward the Muslim community. /s

I have NO idea, which president was the first to send Muslims "Ramadan" greetings in a such public fashion as we've seen since they've attacked us.

93 posted on 08/11/2010 11:11:45 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

FUBO!
All month long, in fact!


94 posted on 08/12/2010 2:01:31 AM PDT by GnuHere
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To: onyx

“I have NO idea, which president was the first to send Muslims “Ramadan” greetings in a such public fashion as we’ve seen since they’ve attacked us.”

Except for 2001, Bush sent greetings each year of his presidency. Here are a few archived pages from 2002

RAMADAN 2002

http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/infocus/ramadan/2002/

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 5, 2002

President’s Greeting for Ramadan

http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2002/11/20021105-3.html


95 posted on 08/12/2010 3:00:53 AM PDT by Mila
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To: Free ThinkerNY

96 posted on 08/12/2010 9:30:53 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey
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To: Eagles6
"Never heard him called that. He was a major force in the Continental Navy which was the forerunner of the US Navy which was formed by the Naval Act of 1794 to fight the Barbary pirates."

Oh yeah, he most certainly is. One of the reasons he has a 24/7 Marine Honor guard in front of his tomb at Anapolis. He was orignally buried in France (Gag), then he was disinterred and brought back for burial at the Naval Academy. H was also an Admiral in the Navy of Catherine the Great.

97 posted on 08/12/2010 5:37:17 PM PDT by navyblue (<u>)
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To: navyblue
As your FR name alludes, you may have distant crossing with the US Naval Forces. ;-)

I mean no disrespect to John Paul Jones, I am just trying to be historically accurate.

98 posted on 08/12/2010 10:34:21 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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