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Reader comment on item: Confirmed: Barack Obama Practiced Islam

Submitted by SportzStew (United States), Jan 8, 2008 at 16:46

So, your smoking gun is that Obama occasionally went with his father to Mosque?That is really, really, weak. First of all, he was accompanying his FATHER, secondly, I like how Obama was between 6 and 10 years old from 1967-1971. I think I attended a synogogue with a cousin when I was younger, am I a once practicing Jew? ...

Also your notion of an apostate is incorrect. Mainstream Muslims do not believe in any set penalty for Muslims who convert, and only the most fanatical and fundamentalist perspectives believe in a death penalty. All of that is irrelevant though because those fanatic perspectives 1.) already hate America and everything it stands for 2.) Would not consider Obama to be an apostate because as everyone with the slightest bit of logic and common sense could see, Obama was never a practicing Muslim. Accompanying his father on a few occasions is hardly proof that he was Muslim. ...

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