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The Passion of political correctness: The Ground Zero Mosque

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Submitted by Bob Jack (United States), Aug 13, 2010 at 20:10

Recent developments in NY City will allow the contentious Ground Zero Mosque to move forward. The new Mosque will be built only a short distance from Ground Zero, where the World Trade Towers together with the lives of nearly 3,000 innocent people were brutally eliminated on September 11, 2001 by radicalized Islamic terrorists. Outrage has been expressed by millions of Americans who are deeply offended by plans to build this Mosque near Ground Zero. At present New York is home to about 100 Mosques,as the Muslim population grows. The United States Muslim population stands at approximately 7 million.

New York City officials, led by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, have displayed the zenith of tone deafness, incredulous insensitivity and an alarming ignorance of fundamental Islam's historical behavior, as these NY City officials celebrate the new Mosque as a sign of America's tolerance and openess. Mayor Bloomberg also cites the doctrine of the separation of church and state as being upheld in the decision to allow the controversial Mosque to proceed.

These officials are actually harking to the unnerving voice of "political correctness"; one that grips not only the most avid liberals,but also many well intentioned mainstream Americans whose genuine faith in America's tolerance and goodness blinds them to the cunning of radicalized Islam. To the fundamental Muslims who are steering the Mosque's development, when built, the Mosque will stand as a symbol of triumph by Islam over the very American values and institutions which are so deeply despised by Islam.

To add insult to injury the new Ground Zero Mosque is planned to be opened on September 11, 2011, the tenth anniversary of that horrific act of radical Islamic murder and destruction.


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