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Nothing in the Moderate Muslim movement that speaks of improving relations with America and Israel

Reader comment on item: A Million Moderate Muslims on the March

Submitted by DrRJP (United States), May 9, 2007 at 13:45

OK, so we have a million people "marching" to proclaim that they do not want radicals (aka religious fanatics) to take over their secularized country.

That is not the same thing as marching to protest the bloody conquest of the Sudan or Indonesia by Islamic radicals and urging government officials to do something about it.

That is not the same thing as marching to improve relations with America and especially Israel, and to take a stand against the countries who openly support terror like Iran, Syria, and Saudi Arabia.

It is a prime example of "We need to protect our own a**" pure and simple.

Everyone in the Middle East is scared sh*tless about Iran's nuclear ambitions --therein lies the motivation, and there is nothing altruistic about it.

Would they be willing to take up arms and fight against the radicals?

Would they be willing to effectively shut up the radical Imams and shut down the mosques run by them?

Film at Eleven.

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