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The present situation is difficult enough without Presidential Muslim Family Ties

Reader comment on item: Was Barack Obama a Muslim?
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Submitted by Sofa Sogood (United States), Jan 6, 2008 at 23:46

<"...they certainly do not celebrate diversity in the way citizens of country with a multiethnic population should."

Although the issue of "how Christian" "how devout" is (wrongly) a part of the political scene and discussion, in this case it really isn't about diversity or discrimination. It isn't about Obama spending some childhood years in a madrassa, if that's what it was. In case you haven't noticed, it's about the reality of the rise of a very radical form of Islam which has, aside from "terrorism," aims and plans to promote worldwide dominance of Islam and to insinuate Sharia Law, whether by force, coersion, or slowly step-by-unnoticed step, into western governments. Canada, from what I've been reading, is already on its way there.

A man, no matter how charismatic or American-pie, who has family ties to Islam in the present, living generation, including a Grandfather in an Islamic country, is not the right man for President of the U.S. at this time. It's not paranoia or conspiracy theory. There are too many flaming issues at present and that will come up in the next several years, which will affect him too personally and emotionally. He will also, because of his family and background, be subject to expectations and pressures from overt and covert Islamist groups that other men as President would not have to deal with. It's just what our Nation doesn't need now. It's going to be difficult enough.


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