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OBAMA RESPECTS ISLAM, BUT WHERE IS THE QUID PRO QUO?

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Submitted by JERRY BORIS (United States), Mar 14, 2010 at 04:19

Thank you DR PIPES, for noting the excessive number of times Pres. Obama employs terms showing his RESPECT for Islam. Who can doubt it? The problem is, Obama is OVERLY respectful to the point of groveling. Missing is his call to the Muslim world to respect our American Democracy, as well as showing respect for the State of Israel, in its need to feel secure in a hostile Muslim world..
Meanwhile, part of the Muslim world in Afghanistan makes war on our American soldiers; and Al Qaeda sends armed emsisaries to blow up innocent Americans. And OPEC, the SAUDI-LED oil cartel, continues to extract excessive prices for its oil, and offers no goal of Democratising, making the Middle East the most dangerous part of the world, where we have lost thousands of fine young American soldiers. . . To Democratize the Middle East is equally important and would show respect for the rest of the world. To be meaninf\gful, Obama's call for "respect" must be a two-way street! Without working both ways, Obama's call for respedt reflects grovelling, not respect!

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