Imam Rauf’s Security Guard: “No Point In Relocating” Ground Zero Mosque; “Funding Will Come From Muslims Around The World”
Thursday outside of 51 Park Place in New York City–the location of the proposed Ground Zero Mosque–I interviewed Kamal Wahad who is a personal friend and follower of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and security guard of the vacant building. During the interview Wahad said there is no point in relocating the mosque, and that the funding “will come from Muslims around the world.” To read | Read More »
A Debate About the Mosque Debate
There have been a lot of knee jerk reactions to the Ground Zero Mosque/Cultural Center. I’ve had my own, which was troubling as I generally don’t care about others’ religion except in the general sense of wanting everyone to go to Heaven. Why we’ve had such visceral reactions is not easy to put into words and most will fail at putting it into words, though | Read More »
Good News Everyone! We’re Not Racists!
(Via Hot Air) Obama has just cleared us of being racists, at least when it comes to the Ground Zero Mosque: Obama “respects the right of anybody – Democrat, Republican, independent – to disagree with his opinion on this,” White House spokesman Bill Burton told reporters Tuesday.
America must oppose the ground zero mosque
Those [few] people who support constructing this mosque assert that the project is intended to “span the divide between Muslim and non-Muslim, not widen it”. It is clearly stated in the Cordoba house’s mission statement that they intend to “create a national model of moderate Islam and to build bridges between faiths”. So to what extent have they succeeded in this mission thus far? | Read More »