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NY Mayor Bloomberg is a supporter of the Ground Zero mosque.

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Submitted by M.D. (United States), Sep 7, 2010 at 19:49

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf is an American Suf -- the mystical branch of Islam. Rauf's New Agey rhetoric suits the liberal leftists. But in the eyes of Osama bin Laden & Taliban he is an infidel-loving apostate.

But what's the reason why Mayor Bloomberg supports for the Ground Zero mosque? Is he interested in having the whirling Dervishes at that site? Or is it to promote his business interests in the Islamic world of N.Africa and the UAE? Or does he think that Sufism introduced at the Ground Zero mosque would be accessible to the learned and ignorant, the faithful and the infidels -- and thus be a valuable bridge between the East and the West? Is Bloomberg so ignorant of the fact that Sufis also teach jihad and are the proponents of the Shariah law?

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