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Muslims can't denounce jihad

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Submitted by Peter Wagner (United States), Mar 14, 2006 at 15:58

A Muslim can not denounce jihad, in any form or type, because to do so they would have to repudiate their god and prophet who explicitly instructed the believers to do such things. That would be a denal of faith making them no longer a Muslim.

Like it or not, we are in a holy war.

How different would America be if the self evident truths this nation was founded on were from Islam?

"No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and priveleges of a free people."Noah Webster 1836

(T)he propitious (favorable) smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right which Heaven itself has ordained". George Washington, A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789 - 1897, V.I, p.53

"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports."..."And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality may be maintained without religion. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds... reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.". George Washington, Farwell Address

"The Christan religion, when... brought to the original purity and simplicity of its benevolent institutor, is a religion of all others most friendly to liberty, science, and the freest expression of the human mind.". Thomas Jefferson 1801

"The Declaration of Independence... laid the cornerstone of government upon the first precepts of Christianity... the United States were no longer colonies. They were an independent nation of Christians.". John Quincy Adams, July 4, 1837,

(T)he only foundation for a useful education in a republic is to be laid in religion. Without this (Christianity) there can be no virtue, and without virtue there can be no liberty, and liberty is the object and life of all republican governments.". Benjamin Rush 1798

"History will also afford frequent opportunities of showing the necessity of public religion... and the excellency of the Christian religion above all others, ancient or modern.". Benjamin Franklin 1749

Noah Webster, founding Father and leading Educator:
"(T)he Christian religion, in its purity, is the basis, or rather the source of all genuine freedom in government... and I am persuaded that no civil government of a republican form can exist and be durable in which the principals of that religion have not a controlling interest.". Noah Webster 1829


"One of the beautiful boasts of our municipal jurisprudence is that Christianity is part of the Common Law... There has never been a period in which Common Law did not recognize Christianity as laying its foundations... I verily believe Christianity necessary to the support of civil society.". Joseph Story (Early Supreme Court Justice and the Father of American Jurisprudence)

"...Blest with victory and peace, may the heven-rescued land praise the Power that hath made and preserved us as a nation! Then conquer we must, when our cause is just, and this be be our motto: "In God we trust"." Francis Scott Key, 4th verse of National Athem

"The morality of the country is deeply engrafed upon Christianity...(We are) people whose manners...and whose orals have been elevated and inspired... by means of the Christian religion". NY Supreme Court:People vs. Ruggles, 1811

Supreme Court:
"These references...add a volume of unofficail declarations to the mass of organic utterances that this is a religious people...(This is) a Christian nation.". Church of Holy Trinity vs. US, 1892

"Americans are a "Christian people". 1931 review of 1892 ruling by Justice George Sutherland

"...we are a religious people and our institutions presuppose a Supreme Being". Justice William O. Douglas, 1952
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