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Thanks, Raheel

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Submitted by Dick (United States), Sep 28, 2006 at 13:55

I admire your courage in speaking as you do, and in taking such a clear stand. I only wish that voices such as yours were heard more loudly, more often, and more widely.

Right now, it looks as if the agitators are becoming the 'official' voice of islam. Are there enough brave muslims of goodwill to overthrow them? Otherwise, there's going to be a lot of innocent blood shed, on both 'sides' - and who knows who will ultimately prevail?

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