Skip to comments.U.S. government funds mosque renovation and rehabilitation around the world
Posted on 08/24/2010 12:24:35 AM PDT by Brugmansian
Just a cursory search of the term mosque on the State Departments list of projects reveals 26 examples of federal funds going to fund construction, renovation, and rehabilitation of various mosques abroad. The benefiting countries include Bulgaria, Pakistan, Mali, Tunisia, Afghanistan, Benin, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Albania, Egypt, Tunisia, the Maldives, Yemen, Turkmenistan, Tanzania, Uganda, Azerbaijan, Sudan, Serbia and Montenegro.
The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) which is putting millions toward heritage preservation projects in the developing world financed mosque-related projects in all the aforementioned countries.
In Montenegro, for example, the State Department has funded an effort to restore and conserve the Shadrvan (Fountain) of the Old Mosque in Pljevlja. According to the State Departments website, without needed repairs there would not be a sufficient place for ritual washing before prayer . . .
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I thought that mosque sites worldwide were so revered by Moose that they would NEVER willingly let them go to pot. If so, the US is being played for suckers (as usual).
We are the suckers of the world.
Millions for Defense,
Not one Penny for a Mosque!
...so much for separating church and state....
Legally, I guess, the language in the Constitution reads "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion..." I'm sure the smart-asses in the State Department will be delighted to explain how they are part of the executive branch.
I seem to remember the left going into a mass donkey-bray chorus on any number of occasions when the executive branch so much as sneezed in the direction of "an establishment of religion." Obviously this is different; those were Christian religions, and meant the United States no harm.
The world always has been like that from the fall of mankind. The foreign power is the devil.
Whatever happened to separation of church and state? Or should it be mosque and state? How can government funds be used for such things?
I don’t recognize us anymore.
Is there any way to sue the State Department for this? Try to find the most liberal judge to decide. If s/he find for the State Department, see if the s/he would agree with giving money to a church building. If s/he’s a liberal, she might find this unconstitutional.
“We are the suckers of the world.”
Anyway heres the letter:
Sheppard Smith, Fox News.
If you check President Obamas last trip overseas, his wife left just after their visit to France. She has yet to accompany him to any Arab country. Think about it. Why is Michelle returning to the states when official trips to foreign countries generally include the First Lady. Heres one thought on the matter.
While in a Blockbuster renting videos I came across a video called Obama. There were two men standing next to me and we talked about President Obama.
These guys were Arabs, so I asked them why they thought Michele Obama headed home following the Presidents recent visit to France instead of traveling on to Saudi Arabia and Turkey with her husband.
They told me she could not go to Saudi Arabia, Turkey or Iraq. I said Why not,(?) Laura Bush went to Saudi Arabia,Turkey and Dubai. They said that Obama is a Muslim and therefore he is not allowed to bring his wife into countries that adhere to Sharia Law. Two points of interest here:
1) I thought it interesting that two American Arabs at Blockbuster believe that our President is a Muslim, who follows a strict Islamic creed.
2) They also said thats the reason he bowed to the King of Saudi Arabia. It was a signal to the Muslim world, acknowledging his religion.
For further consideration, here is a response from Dr. Jim Murk, a Middle Eastern Scholar and expert on Islam. This is his explanation of what the Arab Americans were saying.
An orthodox Muslim man would never take his wife on a politically oriented trip to any nation which practices Sharia law, particularly Saudi Arabia where the Wahhabi sect is dominant. This is true and it is why Obama left Michelle in Europe. She will stay home when he visits Arab countries. He knows Muslim protocol; this includes, bowing to the Saudi King. Obama is regarded as a Muslim in the Arab world, because he was born to a Muslim father; he acknowledged his Muslim faith with George Stephanopoulus.
Note that he downplays his involvement with Christianity, by not publicly joining a Christian church in D.C. And occasionally attending the chapel for services at Camp David. He also played down the fact that America is a Christian country and said, unbelievably, that it was one of the largest Muslim nations in the world, which is nonsense. He has publicly taken the side of the Palestinians in the conflict with Israel and he ignored the National Day of Prayer, something no other President has ever done.
He is bad news! He conceals his true faith to the detriment of the American people. - Jim Murk, Doctor of Philosophy in Middle Eastern Culture &
Obama is a Atheist commie first, and a Muslim second. That is why Obama will bow before Putin and Jintao, and gives the Russian/Soviet leadership so much respect.
Thanks, more info-ammo!
Since Islam isn’t a religion, this doesn’t violate the leftists’ revered Separation of Church and State.
But since Islam is an enemy of America, this does represent High Treason by Hillary and her boss Barry.
Don’t worry, we got plenty of moola, by the way, we’re gonna raise yer taxes 50%, while we help all of Bin Ladin’s friends all we can. But don’t call it treason, that’s such an uncouth word. (Over here, you guys, plant the next bomb over here.)
so, when in New York, its a religion, but when its anywhere else in the world, its their culture.
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