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Time for tough love!

Reader comment on item: [The American Muslim Council:] 'Mainstream' Muslims?

Submitted by Lee Szamocki (United States), Jun 19, 2002 at 15:16

As a Christian I am committed to loving my neighbors including my militant Muslim brothers. But, as a Christian I am also obligated (I repeat obligated) to speak out against unacceptable behavior. The militant Muslims' commitment to the use of terror against civilian populations as a means of obtaining their objectives is an unambiguous example of this kind of behavior. It's obvious that the AMC endorses this type of treachery not only in formulating their final Israel solution, but also in applauding the attackers of the World Trade Center and for all practical purposes elevating this nation to the all-Muslim enemies list.

Since this nation was conceived and built on principles in concert with those common to the philosophy and values of a more or less homogeneous Christian populace, it is imperative, if principle still has any meaning, for representatives of our Government like Mr. Mueller to clearly articulate our disgust at the official, if not always open, position of an organization purported to be representative of the American Muslim community.

Our policy should always reflect our founding principles. If I truly love my Muslim brother, it is my responsibility to openly stand against behavior which is not only contrary to what this nation stands for, but destructive to civilization itself. From any intelligent perspective, the current Muslim attitiude has a much more destructive effect on mankind than all the cigarettes ever smoked in this world. Second hand smoke is no match for the kind of HATE my militant Muslim brothers are propagating in the name of Allah.

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