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Enough political correctness.

Reader comment on item: Bush Declares War on Radical Islam

Submitted by Pat (United States), Oct 12, 2005 at 11:15

Maybe Bush named radical Islam as the enemy, but he continues to split hairs by trying to distinguish between "radical" and "mainstream" Islam.

We should be using Usama's rhetoric as a guide in setting our own policies. UBL said people in the WTC were not innocent because they supported "the American system". By that rationale, no Westerner is innocent and every one of us is a legitimate target for Islamic terrorism.

The same argument should be applied to Islam. Maybe a small fraction of Muslims actively engage in terrorism, but the rest sit back and watch what they do and donate to Islamic charities with the full knowledge that some of that money will go to terrorist groups.

Their imams rant against the evils of the West, even as they live in the West because their own countries aren't safe. Many Muslims have said they would not turn in fellow Muslims whom they knew were involved in terrorism. How can such people be considered innocent? Who can forget how Muslims celebrated as the twin towers came down?

With this in mind, American immigration policy should be changed to bar all foreign-born Muslims from entering the US for any reason. You can be from London or Karachi or Tehran. It shouldn't matter. This change is four years late, but better late than never. We can make an exception for anyone who can get a member of Congress to sponsor him personally. The Congressman would then be fully responsible for anything that happens

We can't tell the difference between a "good" Muslim and a "bad" Muslim. Only Muslims can do that. Until they rid themselves of the cancer in their midst, they should be quarantined. If they are not willing to live by Western rules, they have no business in the West.

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