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moderate Islam or moderate Muslims??

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Submitted by trans-parere (Canada), Sep 7, 2010 at 16:06

Faisal Abdul Rauf is considered by many to be a moderate Muslim. His literary efforts on the other hand advocate Sharia becoming part of the American legal system. He suggest that in order for American society to advance -it [Sharia] is an absolute necessity. The way in which Rauf goes about it is to align Sharia with the American Constitution. As the American Constitution is "good", so to is Sharia, as they are now one and the same. The progressives and Muslim apologist love that sort of stuff.

I only have one real problem with Islam and it is not Islamist extremism or OBL and his al-qaeda. It is the plethora of Islamic Councils that spring up in the Muslim communities. They work to dominate and ensure the "submission" and drive the politics of Islam with in the community. Whether that is a taxi revolt against carrying alcohol or seeing-eye-dogs for the blind or any other excessive 'cultural" demands. Demands the average Muslim could care less about until provoked by the religious politicos under the guise of "keeping the faith".

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