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Re: [atheists-55] Fwd: [EastsideAtheists] British commedian comments on idea of mosque at Ground Zero

From: Stu C.
Sent on: Sunday, July 18, 2010 7:08 PM
Don't spread this idiocy. Granted, religion is silly and merely a comfort for those unable to see or believe greater truths but Islam is merely the "threat du jour". Who's giving them the permission to build a mosque there? Are muslims in control of NY government? Grow up. And the U.S. is a solid ally with Saudi Arabia. The 9/11 terrorists (7 of whom are still alive) were all from Saudi Arabia, and yet we're entrenched in Iraq and Afghanistan. See beyond the media garbage.

Fight religion, please, but let's pick our battles and not spread hate and intolerance when it isn't needed. Let them build a mosque, for crying out loud. Have any of you met a muslim?

Disagree? Look up "blowback" for a reason why muslim extremists (outside of the fake "al-qaeda" CIA creation) would want to hurt Americans. Key terms in your search should include: Predator drone bombings, Iraqi/Afghan civilian casualties, Israeli military suppliers, the Carlisle group, U.S. connections to the Bin Laden group, for starters. Osama bin Laden and his family would not be where they are (billionaires) were it not for big business, primarily U.S. business and to think he'd defect after the U.S. "helped" free Afghanistan from the Soviets is silly. The man was visited by CIA in Dubai in June of 2001 during a hospital visit.

Keep fighting religious nuts like the Texas School Board but hold off on attacking the current "other" until you realize (a) why extremists would oppose the U.S. in the first place and (b) the U.S. is the most heavily protected nation in the world and (1) boxcutters are definitely made of metal (metal detectors) (2) a third building in the WTC complex collapsed on 9/11 without sustaining major fire damage and certainly without being hit by a plane, just two reasons why we're being lied to. Why didn't we invade Saudi Arabia after 9/11? That's where the terrorists were from! Saudi Arabia was already an ally and we already have our hands on their oil. The U.S. wanted Iraqi oil, Afghan lithium and a way to surround Iran.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/14/world/asia/14minerals.html

Please research this a little bit before launching into any tirades.

I would have done the same before I stumbled upon this other information.





On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 6:31 PM, Norm <[address removed]> wrote:




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From: Candice <[address removed]>
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Subject: [EastsideAtheists] British commedian comments on idea of mosque at Ground Zero

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2010/06/pat-condell-on-ground-zero-mosque-is-it-possible-to-be-astonished-but-not-surprised.html

Plain speaking -- from across the pond.

Candice


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