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Reader comment on item: [Mosque Mischief and] Counting Mosques

Submitted by dfr (United States), Feb 4, 2003 at 16:23

I complained to my local Imam when I had a problem with a member of his flock, and quoted the individual to him. The Imam told me that the gentleman I was complaining about was an "honored and respected member of the Islamic community." The gentleman I was inquiring about had told me that he had a "duty and a responsibility to lie to you, to cheat you, and to steal from you." I asked him to explain himself further and he said he was a Muslim and I wasn't. So the Imam honors and respects a man who has a religious duty to lie, to cheat, and to steal from all non-believers. That's the religion of peace in the new century. Needless to say, when I hear a representative of the religion of peace speaking to the media I take what he says with a substantial grain of salt. I want the FBI to count Mosques and to run checks on the Imams too!

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