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Reader comment on item: [Brandon Mayfield Case:] "If You Are Muslim, You Are Suspect"

Submitted by Janice (United States), Jun 4, 2004 at 20:10

Yes if you are a Muslim you are suspect; and rightly so; and not just since 9/11.

As muslims have been in this country for at least 20 years...And U.S peaceful Muslims were silent, silent for 20 years not just since 9/11. I cannot believe that many of them didn't know the terror cells were entering our borders; I believe that many of them could have blown the whistle, but chose not to -- why haven't they spoken out against terrorism for the last 20 years or more, not just since 9/11?...

Oh yes; some clerics have come out this year denouncing terrorism as non Islamic, but to me they are 20 years too late. Perhaps they're getting a little edge over their stay here.

I for one will treat them with respect, but I have no respect whatsoever for militant Islam.
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