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Submitted by donvan (United States), Jan 15, 2007 at 10:15

When you look at the distribution of wealth around the globe, one fact becomes clear; social organization drives technology. Japan with few natural resources, is a global powerhouse. Technology requires a high degree of social organization, freedom of thought and innovation. Islam is the anithesis of modernity and technology and wealth creation.

The belief system precludes any development beyond the self serving permawar envisioned by Muhammed. Islam is a global threat , is at war with the US and its tenents are incompatible with the Constitution. A clear and present danger to the lives and liberty of American citizens is clearly evident. When the political power of such a movement puts an Islamist in the US House, we have already suffered a huge loss. The Islamic caucus will grow. The issues of cab drivers in Minnesota, disruptive Imams, claims of dicrimination, and victimhood is simply a effort to have muslims designated a "Protected class" , with special rights under the Civil Rights rubric. Once thats accomplished, the government will then be obliged to pay for the mastistizing of Islam into the body politic. As US House representive Muhammed (Ellison) of Minnesota said "You've got a lot to learn about Islam" Indeed we do..

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