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Submitted by Mark Major (Hong Kong), Jul 10, 2008 at 05:24

Why would you indicate people have a choice to become a muslim or not when this is not the case. A child born of muslim parents is a muslim, and unfortunately, most will never get the opportunity to change because the country they live in consider it a crime to do so, punishable by death. Obama was born to a muslim father, he was born a muslim. Islam forbids marriage to anyone who is not muslim so his mother was a convert. You might be right that sometime in a muslims life, one has to come out and profess his faith as being muslim, right around age ten I believe, could be wrong but that ceremony has nothing to do with being born to a religion. Kinda like the Jews do.

He also prayed in Mosques as a youngster and followed his father to prayers on Friday at times. His religoion was listed at the catholic scholl he went to as Muslim. During religious studies he studied Islam and he can recite verses of the Koran and the call to prayer just like the Imam's can with proper cantonation and accent. I don't need any more proof that he was born a muslim and to do the things he has done, he has studied the faith

Obama was lucky enough to be born in the good ol USA ( at least we think he was) and he had a choice and chose to become a member of the church of god damn america. He hates America so much, he wants to change our national language starting with all schools being taught in Spanish.

You can defend him all you want, I stand by my words

As far as the court case, bring it on. I would love the media attention.

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