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Not Real Moderates, Chris

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Submitted by orange yonason (United States), Jul 15, 2007 at 14:17

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"Which Islamic moderates are you referring to that support Osama Bin Laden?" -- Chris G.

What I said was, . . .
"As far as I can see, a lot of our fifth-column enemies who are practically walking around with neon signs saying, "I support bin Ladin" are still treated as 'moderates'. It's a disgrace."

I did not say they were moderates, but that they are treated as such. It's not the same thing.

There are real moderates, at least I hope there are, but who they are I can't tell. I know none of the leadership is because for a year before 9/11 I was looking at Muslim websites and all the ones with external links either had jihad material on their website or it could be accessed from their links. It really is virtually ALL the leadership. (There may be exceptions, but if they exist they are so vastly outnumbered that unless they make extraordinary effort in resisting the majority they might as well not even be there at all.)

EXAMPLES:

A. -- Obviously if one of the leaders of the Mosque Bush was shoeless in is saying the US government were the ones who planned 9/11, then neither he nor they are "moderate" but instead pro terror.

B. -- Another conspicuous 5th column element is CAIR, which was founded by Mussie Brotherhood terrorists and has had some of it's top leadership plead guilty to involvement in terrorist activities, but is still treated as a credible "moderate" group by many who should know better. In fact, one thing that tells me that there really are moderate Muslims out there is that the CAIR membership has allegedly dropped considerably. What do they (and most of the Blogosphere) know about that hot potato that Bush and many in our Govt., do not?

"As for being a better leader then Bush, quite frankly almost any of the other past Presidential candidates would have done a better job." -- Chris G.

No. The good new is that we got the best leader that was available. Unfortunately, that is also the bad news, that there wasn't anyone who would have done any better. And unless someone new appears, or one of the existant candidates surprises us, it looks like it's going to be downhill from here for the forseable future.

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