Pres. Obama Endorses Building Mosque Near Ground Zero
Sherry Mowery, My Cowboy suffers no longer... 2010/08/14 03:12:36
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday forcefully endorsed building a mosque near ground zero, saying the country's founding principles demanded no less.
"As a citizen, and as president, I believe that Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as anyone else in this country," Obama said, weighing in for the first time on a controversy that has riven New York City and the nation.
"That includes the right to build a place of worship and a community center on private property in lower Manhattan, in accordance with local laws and ordinances," he said. "This is America, and our commitment to religious freedom must be unshakable."
Obama made the comments at an annual dinner in the White House State Dining Room celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
I've thought from the beginning that BO was in the background pulling the strings. All he had to do was tell Bloomberg that it was in the national interest to back the building of this mosque. BO has just lost all hope of gaining any votes in the State of New York. Plus he's proven himself an idiot by trying to appease the Middle Eastern countries. They are our allies as long as we're paying them. Once we stop paying them or they get a better offer they're no longer our allies, it's simple as that. What's really tragic is the radical’s fanatics are going to attack us again and it won't a shoe or waist bomber. These are just distractions until they are ready to strike and then it’s going to be big. We could be ready for it but the idiot BO is forcing us to let our guard down. All because he wants to known as the man who brought peace to Middle East. Like I said he’s an idiot!
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