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Are Muslims moderate?

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Submitted by G.B. Hall (United States), Nov 24, 2004 at 09:12

It seems to me I remember a poll result that 93% of American Muslilm voters voted against George W. Bush, who has liberated 50 million Muslims from despotic rule.
Does this sound like moderation? I also remember the celebrating of the 9-11 attack by some, and the stony silence of the Muslim community to unconditionally condemn terrorism.
I confess to being very uneasy in having such people distributed around our nation. The Netherlands got a dose of reality from a typical terrorist attack, an especially brutal murder based on a criticism of Muslim treatment of Muslim women. The killer left a chilling message and the result is that the Netherlands now has deportment centers and a determination to see to their own safety.
... Muslims can recognize and identify terrorists among us. Why don't they do so?
G.B. Hall
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