Skip to comments.Obama Voices Strongest Support Yet for Location of Ground Zero Mosque
Posted on 09/11/2010 6:57:23 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies
President Obama voiced his strongest support yet Friday for a plan to locate a Muslim community center and mosque two blocks from ground zero in New York City, saying constructing the facility there was an "inalienable right."
Asked during a Friday news conference what he thought the reaction would be if the site were moved, Obama replied: "This country stands for the proposition that all men and women are created equal, that they have certain inalienable rights. One of those inalienable rights is to practice their religion freely. And what that means is that if you could build a church on a site, you could build a synagogue on a site, you could build a Hindu temple on a site, then you should be able to build a mosque on the site."
Debra Burlingame, the sister of an American Airlines pilot who died in the 9/11 attacks, and who leads a group of 9/11 families staunchly opposed to the ground zero mosque location, told Newsmax in an exclusive interview that there now can be no doubt President Obama supports the specific location of the controversial mosque.
"There's no question now," Burlingame tells Newsmax. "He was given an opportunity. The question was posed: 'We all know there's freedom of religion, but where do you stand on the wisdom of putting this mosque there?' And his answer was to go back to this Koran burning, and how that would inflame the passions of more than a billion Muslims.
"He seems to utterly ignore or dismiss the passions or the sensibilities of 300 million Americans, including America Muslims, who told us this mosque, without question, will be interpreted in the Muslim world as ratification of the attacks that took place nine years ago, that it will be used to recruit jihadis...
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Why has the press refused to address the fact that there is no separation of church and state in Muslim countries, which makes the Mosque not only a holy building but a political structure? Inconvenient, perhaps?
I still don’t see how exercising the right to build a mosque at ground zero is any different from exercising the right to burn a koran. Both are legal but horribly offensive, provacative and meant to offend. It’s only OK if one is on the side of the jihadists.
We need to impeach this marxist,muslim homo pos, try him for treason and bring him to justice.
This SOB supports the 9/11 victory mosque and yet he has a problem with a group of private citizens engaging in a private function on private property.
We have a Mooselimb supporting if not actual Mooselimb president. He is horrible. His ultimate goal is to see the downfall of our way of life. America has made a terrible error in judgment electing this guy.
How can Hussein 0bama not support the Fla pastor’s right to “free speech” in the form of burning a koran?
He supports American values when those values promote the domination of islam over those same American values. How, seriously, can the media and 0bama not treat the two situations the same?
However they treat the issues - it is preposterous and shameful that our “president” is not treating them even similarly.
The media is just farking useless. I know we’ve all known this forever - but just damn.
It wouldn’t surprise me if the SOB uses Federal $$ to bankroll this project. After the election, of course.
I so look forward to the day when this punk is defeated.
Its very telling that you don’t see the ACLU protesting Obama’s Government support of this mosque. They only use their lawsuits to fight Judeo-Christian symbols.
He could end all this if he chose to. All he would have to do is “eminent domain” and it is done. For some reason he is chosing to let this continue. Perhaps he IS muslim.
As opposed to his imitation of a sleep-walker when discussing the pitiful economy, BO was uncharacteristically animated when defending the Muslim’s planned victory mosque at yesterday’s “news” conference. (Only 10 questions answered in 70 minutes isn’t much “news.”)
Of course, none of the press dim bulbs asked him why St. Nicolas Greek Orthodox Church was refused permission to rebuild its church destroyed on 9/11 at ground zero.
Not one stone should be laid for the victory mosque until the ungodly powers in charge in NYC give permission for that Christian church to be rebuilt.
It is a truly beautiful thing to behold. An utterly tone deaf leftist destroying his own party.
There are no words for my utter contempt for this traitor.
From your keyboard to God’s own eyes—I pray you are correct.
He's not just a muslim or muslim supporter, he's a supporter of muslim extremists.
I’ll bet $10 Obama attends the first services at the Mosque and attends at least 3 times afterward before he leaves office.
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