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Mnapls cab driver issues the tip of the iceberg

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Submitted by Walter Hantscho (United States), Oct 11, 2006 at 22:48

On further reflection the refusal of muslim drivers to carry fares with alcohol or others who refuse to carry a person with a dog are events that are only the tip of the iceberg. The muslim community worldwide has the objective of promoting Islam by whatever means required including deadly force. Contrary to the denials of the public voices of American muslims the public statements of influential Islamic persons over the past several hundred years have consistantly held to this objective.

The cabbie issue is only a small but important statement by muslims that their religious beliefs take precedence over all other factors including the secular law which we have chosen to govern life in our country. We should view the instance of the cab drivers in Mnapls/st paul as a challenge to our way of life and deal with it on that basis without accommodation. If someone comes to the USA and objects to our way of life then he is free to return whence he came. If he objects and tries to force his views on others then he should be required to return whence he came.

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