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Submitted by Naturalized American (United States), Oct 10, 2008 at 13:56

Just saying Obama was born again into Christianity as an adult does not prove he is not a closet Muslin. The term taquiya refers to the practice, common in the middle ages in Spain, of people, Jews or Muslims, pretending to be Christian to be accepted in society. The idea of taquiya is that your own private god, Allah or Jehovah, will understand why you are pretending and forgive you, so there is no downside to pretending to convert. And I guess you could even eat nonKosher food, it would be all part of the pretense. So Obama supporters cannot say, look, he is not Muslim, he does "this" like eat pork or whatever. It does not prove anything; he can still be a secret Muslim.

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