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Can a Genuine Muslim Be Loyal to America?

Posted on 03/21/2012 9:49:13 AM PDT by pinochet

America commits a great injustice to Muslims when it offers them citizenship, without explaining to them the obligations that America requires from its citizens, and the values on which America was founded.

America is a nation that was founded on Judeo-Christian principles, and the laws and culture of America reflects a Judeo-Christian ethic. The Muslim Quran requires Muslims to wage jihad on Christians and Jews, and not to accept them as friends.

We need to change the oath of citizenship, so that immigrant Muslims can understand the obligations and responsibilities that America requires from its citizens. The oath of citizenship should require all citizens to declare in public, that they put the American constitution ahead of Allah, the Prophet Mohammed, and the Holy Quran. This will ensure that genuine Muslims do not become citizens. While Muslims are allowed to lie in order to advance Islamic interests, no genuine Muslim would ever publicly declare that he puts America ahead of Allah, Mohammed, and the Quran.

A Muslim who believes in Islam, the same way in which Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama believe in Christianity, is not a real Muslim, and therefore, not a threat to America. Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama do not believe in the Bible, and such a hypothetical Muslim would not believe in the Quran. But any Muslim who believes in the Quran, and considers the crazy Prophet Mohammed as a role model, is a real threat to America.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: citizenship; immigration; islam; quran; vanity
There is no doubt that the Muslim who murdered innocent Jews in France, Mohammed Merah, was putting his religious beliefs into practice. The Quran requires him to wage war on Christians and Jews. Merah is named after the prophet of his religion, who also killed plenty of Jews in his life time.

It is time to oppose all immigration of genuine Muslims to America, and accept only those "Muslims" who publicly reject Allah, the crazy Prophet Mo, and the teachings of the genocidal Quran. I think that, after the shootings in France, even liberal Jews can be sympathetic to efforts to restrict Muslim immigration to America.

1 posted on 03/21/2012 9:49:23 AM PDT by pinochet
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To: pinochet

The only good Muslim is a bad Muslim.


2 posted on 03/21/2012 9:52:03 AM PDT by DManA
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To: pinochet
When I see them demonstrating in the streets supporting the USA I'd say yes, but that will never happen so the answer is NO.
3 posted on 03/21/2012 9:52:19 AM PDT by boomop1 (term limits is the only way to save this country.)
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To: pinochet; All
"Can a Genuine Muslim Be Loyal to America?"


4 posted on 03/21/2012 9:54:10 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: pinochet

It wouldn’t matter to a Muslim what the Oath of Citizenship says anyway, they will lie to advance their agenda. Besides, when was the last time someone was charged with treason?


5 posted on 03/21/2012 9:54:30 AM PDT by happilymarriedmom
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To: pinochet
Can a Genuine Muslim Be Loyal to America?

Is Iran building nuclear facilities deep underground for energy purposes?

6 posted on 03/21/2012 9:55:25 AM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: pinochet

In days of yore, I posited a parallel argument on FR, to the effect that a true atheist could not be a true American patriot. I openly acknowledge that there have been atheists who have made the ultimate sacrifice while in this nation’s uniform, and there are self-proclaimed atheists who are productive contributing members of this society; I deny none of that. What I do stand by is that while they enjoy, and perhaps feel a tremendous gratitude for the freedoms and liberties they have historically enjoyed, they have not recognized or acknowledged the philosophical source or justification of those rights on which this nation was founded.


7 posted on 03/21/2012 9:56:44 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: pinochet

No.


8 posted on 03/21/2012 9:56:50 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: happilymarriedmom

>>>It wouldn’t matter to a Muslim what the Oath of Citizenship says anyway, they will lie to advance their agenda

Muslims are permitted to lie about a lot of things. But no genuine Muslim will ever publicly reject Allah, the prophet, and the Quran, in a public forum. A genuine Muslim can never lie on such an issue. All Muslims who take the oath of citizenship, should have video footage made of them, in which they publicly reject Allah, the Quran, and Mohammed. That would ensure that they never travel to Muslim countries, because they could be tried for blasphemy and apostasy.


9 posted on 03/21/2012 10:05:13 AM PDT by pinochet
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To: pinochet

“Can a Genuine Muslim Be Loyal to America?” No.


10 posted on 03/21/2012 10:13:16 AM PDT by CelesteChristi
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To: pinochet
The oath of citizenship should require all citizens to declare in public, that they put the American constitution ahead of Allah, the Prophet Mohammed, and the Holy Quran.

I do not put the American Constitution ahead of my God.

11 posted on 03/21/2012 10:14:27 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: pinochet

I put Jesus ahead of the United States and the Constitution.

What we need is not to change the oath of citizenship but to stop Muslim immigration. We didn’t embrace Communists during the Cold War for the sake of diversity. Sure, some of them were great engineers and some made good blini and some of them weren’t all that serious about communism and some of them would have been assets to our country and good citizens and neighbors, but on the whole, an influx of communists would have been very bad for us. Same with the Muslims. Not the Cold War, but the Long War.


12 posted on 03/21/2012 10:24:49 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: pinochet

No, they get a chance to recant. They are allowed to deny Allah and Mohammed for their own safety, if they recant when it is safe, and is not jihad a greater cause than their own safety?


13 posted on 03/21/2012 10:26:39 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: pinochet

[ Can a Genuine Muslim Be Loyal to America? ]

At least he’s not a democrat...
If a muslim is also a democrat he hates the United States and is ALSO suicidal..


14 posted on 03/21/2012 10:36:13 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: pinochet

No...


15 posted on 03/21/2012 10:38:14 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: DManA

“The *only* good Muslim is a bad Muslim.”

NOT TRUE! Dead muslims are just as good as dead injuns.


16 posted on 03/21/2012 10:40:23 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: DManA

“The *only* good Muslim is a bad Muslim.”

NOT TRUE! Dead muslims are just as good as dead injuns.


17 posted on 03/21/2012 10:40:42 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: boomop1

If you go by the previous Muslims that have occupied the White House the answer to that question is no.


18 posted on 03/21/2012 10:41:54 AM PDT by THE_RAIDER (Somewhere in Kenya a village is missing their idiot.)
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To: Graybeard58

Correct but the United States being a nation promulgated from the enlightenment (British not French) requires a seperation of State from Church “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;”

That islam believes the opposite that the state is controlled by religion

“Those who participated in secular politics were raising the flag of revolt against Allah and his messenger”

To put it bluntly the Constitution can abide islam but islam can not abide the Constitution. See Surah 9:5 and following.

In essence the difference between Christendom and islam may be summed up by what to my way of thinking is the foundation for separation of Church and State

Matthew 22:21 New International Version (NIV)

21 “Caesar’s,” they replied.

Then he said to them, “So give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to God what is God’s.”

islam has no such structure.


19 posted on 03/21/2012 10:54:55 AM PDT by Bidimus1
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To: pinochet

Hell no!


20 posted on 03/21/2012 10:59:40 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: pinochet

Can Democrats be loyal to America? I don’t think so, and that explains why we will continue to see the Islamic population grow. Islam has become another militant branch of the Democratic Party.


21 posted on 03/21/2012 11:00:38 AM PDT by pallis
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To: musicman
Not really.....
22 posted on 03/21/2012 11:01:51 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: pinochet

New book says Obama blamed Fox News for losing white males

Some things in life, like death and taxes, are inevitable. It is also inevitable that Barack Obama will find someone - or something - to blame for his own failures.

Throughout his Presidency, he has blamed - among others - former President George W. Bush, the economic situation in Europe, the Internet, ATM machines and a “messy” democracy for his own inability to get the job done. He has even blamed the Founding Fathers for producing a Constitution that prevents him from ruling like a dictator.
Now, he has added Fox News to that list.

According to a new book by journalist David Corn, the President blamed Fox News for losing support among white males.

Politico reported:

In “Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Fought Back Against Boehner, Cantor, and the Tea Party” — which hits bookstores on Tuesday — the Washington bureau chief for Mother Jones chronicles the White House from the 2010 midterm elections to the start of the 2012 campaign. The book focuses on key moments of Obama’s presidency, such as Osama bin Laden’s assassination, the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the Arab Spring, the debt ceiling crisis, and the president’s dealings with Congress.

According to Corn, after the 2010 midterm elections, in which Obama’s Democrats got “shellacked,” Obama told labor leaders he held the cable network partly responsible for “losing white males.”

“…Fed by Fox News, they hear Obama is a Muslim 24/7, and it begins to seep in…The Republicans have been at this for 40 years. They have new resources, but the strategy is old,” Corn recalls the President saying.

But is that claim true?

A Google search on Fox News’ website using the term “Obama is a Muslim” only returned about 387 results - hardly the number one would expect if the President was truly being called a Muslim 24 hours a day, seven days a week as he claimed.

Shortly after that election, Obama blamed the voters, saying people just didn’t understand the historic message he and his party were putting out - in other words, voters handed the Republicans a historic win because they were just too stupid to recognize his great and wonderful message.

http://www.examiner.com/conservative-in-spokane/new-book-says-obama-blamed-fox-news-for-losing-white-males


23 posted on 03/21/2012 11:14:08 AM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I don ‘t know any muslims.....which is fine with me....


24 posted on 03/21/2012 11:14:20 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Hmmm....except that it seems lately that more and more self-proclaimed atheists are turning out to be agnostics who are uncertain about the “nonexistence” of G-d, including arch-atheist Richard Dawkins.

Less of a conflict with U.S. values, IMO.


25 posted on 03/21/2012 11:21:14 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: Joe 6-pack

I don’t comment here very often, but your statement made me sick.

My brother is currently in the Air Force and spent many years in the Army 82nd Airborne. He has served 2 tours in the Middle East and now guards a location here in Texas.

You don’t believe he is an American patriot because he doesn’t believe the same things you believe? My brother believes he is fighting to protect liberty and freedom, a freedom which includes the right to believe what you want.

He took his history classes and learned the foundation of our discovery. He acknowledges it and appreciates it. He just has a different belief system.

Nonetheless, he’d die to protect you. You who just said he is not an American patriot. Wow.


26 posted on 03/21/2012 11:23:29 AM PDT by bearkat
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To: pinochet

No.


27 posted on 03/21/2012 11:43:37 AM PDT by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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To: bearkat
"You don’t believe he is an American patriot because he doesn’t believe the same things you believe?"

Actually, what I believe has nothing to do with it. The Declaration of Independence was a declaration of our national character. It asserts that this nation's legitimacy, indeed right to exist is rooted in the "laws of nature, and Nature's God," and that our Creator has endowed us with certain unalienable rights.

If one does not subscribe to those beliefs, by definition, one's beliefs about this nation's very raison d'être are at variance with those of the signatories of that document and the founders of this nation.

That does nothing to take away from your brother's service, nor any other self-proclaimed atheist that has honorably served this country. I'm sure he has his reasons for doing so. Perhaps it's to defend the nation that has allowed him and others of his persuasion to be true to their beliefs and prosper. Perhaps it's that and a combination of other things. I didn't say an atheist couldn't love the USA, only that the founding principles were inconsistent with their beliefs. I can love, appreciate and even defend organizations with whom my beliefs are at variance. That doesn't make me a member of that organization.

To believe that rights are bestowed by a power greater than man or government presupposes the belief that such a power exists. To deny the existence of such a power leads one to the conclusion that either:

a. No such unalienable rights really exist.

or

b. What rights do exist are extended to us by other men or governments.

This nation was founded on principles that are completely antithetical to either of those conclusions.

28 posted on 03/21/2012 11:44:11 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Because atheists do not believe in a God of Nature or a Creator, the Declaration of Independence does not apply to them? They do not subscribe to those beliefs, so they are still British citizens? My brother will be tickled to hear that and so will the guys he fights beside. His passport is all wrong!!! Perhaps the next time he gets a speeding ticket, he can use this argument.

I think Thomas Jefferson would disagree with you. I believe the Founding Fathers would welcome my brother and all other America-loving atheist patriots in with open arms.


29 posted on 03/21/2012 1:46:09 PM PDT by bearkat
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To: pinochet

There certainly are Muslims In Name Only, who only go along out of fear, and while they may identify themselves as Muslim, don’t necessarily believe in the religion.


30 posted on 03/21/2012 1:51:16 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: bearkat
"Because atheists do not believe in a God of Nature or a Creator, the Declaration of Independence does not apply to them?"

I never said it didn't apply to them. They are the beneficiaries of the theistic thought process that recognizes Nature's God endows all men with certain unalienable rights. Our founders were quite adamant about that, and it's precisely because they held that those rights were ordained by a power greater than and above men and governments. The reason they believed that atheists were every bit as entitled to the same rights as theists is precisely because they believed in a divine source of those rights, and no man or government dare impede or trample them.

" They do not subscribe to those beliefs, so they are still British citizens?"

That's absurd and has no relevance whatsoever to anything I've said.

"My brother will be tickled to hear that and so will the guys he fights beside."

While they're laughing why not ask them if they believe in unalienable rights. If so, ask where they think they come from.

"I think Thomas Jefferson would disagree with you. I believe the Founding Fathers would welcome my brother and all other America-loving atheist patriots in with open arms."

Would that be the same Jefferson that said, "The god who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time: the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them"?

You're becoming overly emotional. I've never said an atheist couldn't be a good, productive American citizen. I've never said an atheist couldn't love America to the point of giving his or her life in defense of her. I would give my life in defense of the synagogue down the street, but that doesn't make me Jewish.

I do however, define a patriot as one who fully embraces the principles, goals, objectives and ideals of his/her country. In the terms of the USA, that means acknowledging a power that rules over all nature and grants men with unalienable rights. It needn't be specifically "God" in a traditional Judeo-Christian construct. It may be something more in a Deist or transcendentalist tradition, etc., but if one is to fully embrace the beliefs of our founders, and what they chose to declare and pledge to defend with their lives, fortunes and sacred honors, one simply has to accept an immutable, eternal, transcendent source of such rights. There is nothing in a traditional atheistic worldview that allows for or accepts such as a possibility.

Again, detach yourself from your emotions. I'm sure your brother is a fine fellow who has served honorably (and almost assuredly stated "So Help Me God" in either his commissioning or enlistment oath). The fact is, if he does not perceive our rights as having been bestowed upon us from a higher power, he does not share the same view our founders. There's simply no way around that.

31 posted on 03/21/2012 2:25:30 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: pinochet

If he is loyal to the United States, he is an apostate and as worthy of death as us Infidels.


32 posted on 03/21/2012 3:09:10 PM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed
...as worthy of death as us we Infidels.

In B4 the grammar police!

33 posted on 03/21/2012 3:17:13 PM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: Graybeard58

There is no need to. It is consistent with Christianity. It is not consistent with islam.


34 posted on 03/21/2012 3:27:16 PM PDT by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: Jacquerie

Point well made and taken.


35 posted on 03/21/2012 5:57:48 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: Bidimus1

#35 applies to your reply as well.


36 posted on 03/21/2012 6:01:32 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: bearkat

Islam and secularism cannot co-exist.

As Islam is a comprehensive system of worship (Ibadah) and legislation (Shari’ah), the acceptance of secularism means abandonment of Shari’ah, a denial of the divine guidance and a rejection of Allah’s injunctions. It is indeed a false claim that Shari’ah is not proper to the requirements of the present age. The acceptance of a legislation formulated by humans means a preference of the humans’ limited knowledge and experiences to the divine guidance: “Say! Do you know better than Allah?” (Qur’an, 2:140) For this reason, the call for secularism among Muslims is atheism and a rejection of Islam. Its acceptance as a basis for rule in place of Shari’ah is downright apostasy.

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/244545/inventing-moderate-islam-andrew-c-mccarthy


37 posted on 03/23/2012 10:13:48 AM PDT by StopGlobalWhining (Buy a US Govt Railpass to visit Obamavilles in all 57 states on the Intercontinental Railroad)
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