What is it we owe Islam again?
Ahmed, Chairman of the Council on American Islamic Relations wrote an
op-ed column in the San Francisco Chronicle entitled "Dubai
Ports Fallout Islamophobia on the rise"
From his column:
"The recent hysteria surrounding the approval of a
firm to manage parts of several American ports demonstrates how fear of
Islam, or "Islamophobia," can overpower rational discourse and
harm our nation's true interests."
of how politicians from both major parties were able to exploit the
ports deal appear in two new polls on attitudes toward Islam. These
troubling poll results should serve as a wake-up call for all Americans
who value our nation's traditions of religious tolerance and who seek to
improve our sagging image in the Muslim world."
Like this one?
Perception Of Islam Increasing
Sorry, Ahmed, but
the protection and security of the American people comes first. Sorry if
we Americans have failed to be gullible enough to believe that opposites
always attract. And, in the case of Islam and Western culture, it
just isn't working out.
If you and your
associates can't understand why more and more people are waking up and
finally realizing that the 'religion of peace and tolerance' isn't so
peaceful, or tolerant, I've included a few examples that
should demonstrate to you that if you truly believe that Americans are
afraid of anything, let alone Islam, you really don't know us at all, and
you really never will. Americans aren't fearful of Islam. Fed up with it
may be a more fitting description:
September 11, 2001
U.S.S. Cole bombing
U.S. Embassy bombings in
WTC bombing 1993
Beheadings of American citizens
Kidnappings of American women
Muslims in the
in terrorist related activities, have been arrested, indicted,
convicted, deported, are on the run, or are now deceased.
in the United States: Shut down for funneling "donations"
to terrorist networks.
Taheri-azar, a Muslim born in
, a current resident of
, and recent UNC graduate, plows a rented SUV into a crowd of pedestrians
at the UNC at
, injuring nine people. Did his brakes go out? Did he fall asleep at the
wheel? No. He stated that he was "seeking retribution for the
treatment of Muslims around the world", and "to
spread the will of Allah."
Prince bin Talal's attempt to hide the fact that the rioters in
were Muslims by prompting Fox News to change its news ticker from "Muslim
riots" to "civil riots", the fact remains that the
rioters were in fact, Muslims. And, and although these riots were supposed
to have been over poverty and joblessness, the rioters
were heard yelling 'Allahu Akbar.'
Ali Warrayat, a
Muslim, and student at
a Qur'an and a Palestinian flag in his trunk, rams his car through the
doors of an Arizona Home Depot store, drives his car through the store to
the section that stocks the flammable liquids, and sets it ablaze. Why? He
was unhappy with his raise. Also noted in police statements was that
Warrayat had referred to his religion on several occasions.
A Muslim driver
refuses to haul beer, and then sues
his former employer after his insubordination got him fired.
Two Muslim firemen
, their salaries paid for by
to ride on a fire engine that was decorated with the Stars and
Abdelmomen, a Muslim living in
, is charged with assaulting his fifteen year old sister, breaking her
back, and leaving her wheelchair bound. Why? Because she was dating a
non-Muslim. She told her parents, who didn't bother to call a doctor
because they felt the beating was justified.
The Council on
American Islamic Relations (that's you) calls for billboards in
deeming Osama bin Laden "the Sworn Enemy"
to be removed. Why? For "being
offensive to Muslims."
A female convert
to Islam sues
the Florida State Highway Department for not permitting her to keep
her face covered in her driver license photo.
Muslim cab drivers
posted signs prohibiting anyone from exiting their vehicles in restricted
areas, lay out their prayer mats and pray, are ticketed, and then are
upset about the tickets.
Muslim workers walk
off the job at Dell over prayer time.
A Muslim, and
company Vice-President files,
and loses "wrongful termination" lawsuit against
Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Lina Morales, a
non-Muslim, and an administrative assistant at a
Florida company with Muslim ties, was fired for eating a bacon,
lettuce and tomato sandwich in the lunchroom.
are being falsely accused of committing 'anti-Muslim' hate crimes by
Muslims and Islamic groups. In these cases, investigation by law
enforcement revealed that the crimes, including arson and fire bombings,
had either been committed by the Muslims who had reported them, or there
was no evidence that a crime was committed at all.
"We must not
forget that Allah's rules have to be established in all lands..." ~
Imam Muzammil H. Siddiqi, Islamic Society of North America
can never be full citizens of this country. . . because there is no
way we can be fully committed to the institutions and ideologies of this
country" ~ Ihsan Bagby.
Islam to attain its rightful place requires that the
ideology of Islam prevail over the mental horizon of the American peopl"
~ Shamim A. Siddiqi
to be equal to any other faiths, but to become dominant. The
Koran "¦should be the highest authority in America, and Islam
the only accepted religion on Earth"
~ Omar Ahmad, Council on American Islamic Relations
want to create the impression that I wouldn't like the government
of the United States to be Islamic sometime in the future."
~ Ibrahim Hooper, (CAIR).
principle is that terrorism,
and terrorism alone, is the path to liberation. . . . If what they
mean by jihad is terrorism, then we are terrorists." ~ Fawaz Damra,
cannot accept the legitimacy of the secular system in the United States,
for it "is against the orders and ordainments of Allah . . . the
orientation of the Qur'an pushes us in the exact opposite direction as the
forces that are at work in the American political spectrum." ~Zaid
Shakir, former Muslim chaplain at Yale.
Do you feel like
you're swimming upstream? You should. Americans didn't create such a
negative perception of Islam, Muslims did. From a public relations
standpoint, working for CAIR must be simply dreadful right about now. What
a mess your co-religionists have left you with. Good luck
trying to mop it up.