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    Re: Would you support a Muslim for President?

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    What an incredibly racist thing to say. People said the same about the Japanese in WW2. Sad the some people haven't learned a thing from history.
    That's not racist. It's common sense. In a survival situation you'd quickly revise your thinking processes or your priorities or else you'd not last long.

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    Re: Would you support a Muslim for President?

    I have not yet read the rest of the thread but this is my first thought. I would certainly consider voting for a Muslim. I am currently considering voting for a Mormon, what is the difference?
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    Re: Would you support a Muslim for President?

    Quote Originally Posted by Objective-J View Post
    thats a problem for all men, no matter their religion
    Except that not all religions are part religion and part system of government and laws which command it's followers to kill non-believers. And not any of those religion's followers actually carry out those hateful commands, except u no hu.

    So why do you defend such intolerance in a religion and a group of people?

    You wouldn't defend ther types of violence and hatered and bigotry, so why do you defend Islamists and Islam?

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    Re: Would you support a Muslim for President?

    Quote Originally Posted by mak2 View Post
    I have not yet read the rest of the thread but this is my first thought. I would certainly consider voting for a Muslim. I am currently considering voting for a Mormon, what is the difference?
    If you read the entire thread you'll see the personal post from Jon Stewart and his take on vting for a Muslim.

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    Re: Would you support a Muslim for President?

    Quote Originally Posted by marsden View Post
    That's not racist. It's common sense. In a survival situation you'd quickly revise your thinking processes or your priorities or else you'd not last long.
    Only another racist would not find that racist....sorry....but that is the same mentality that people used to justify the internment of Japanese Americans in WW2. Its sad that some people have learned nothing from history.
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    Re: Would you support a Muslim for President?

    Quote Originally Posted by marsden View Post
    Heaven is in the details. The only thing you conveniently overlook is that only the Koran leaves a lasting marching order for it's followers even thousands of years later to go forth and use any means necessary, even the sword, to make Islam dominant over all other religions.

    And of all the religions mentioned on this page, only Muslims actually follow those marching orders today. And of those who do, a small % of them use violence to obey Allah's edicts and emulate Muhammad's example.

    Finally, I can't speak with any knowledge of the other examples you listed, but why didn't you specify the Palestinian's everlasting hatred toward the Israelis in the name of Allah, and what they do to prevent peaceful co-existence in that region?

    Oh, and one more thing...we mustn't forget the traditional animosity and violence toward Jews, generally, by Muslims, generally.
    I see you have a personnal vendetta towards Islam. I honestly think as I said before that all religions are a pois the world. Let them all kill one another, then maybe will have a peaceful world for ounce. All this blood shed over imaginary friends, false prophets, and belief in a place that doesn"t exist. Some world we live in huh.
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    Re: Would you support a Muslim for President?

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    Only another racist would not find that racist....sorry....but that is the same mentality that people used to justify the internment of Japanese Americans in WW2. Its sad that some people have learned nothing from history.
    Please come up with some new talking points DD. The situation is completely different....The Japanese in this country were not trying to blow us up with suicidde bombers...
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    Re: Would you support a Muslim for President?

    Ideally, and if I can curb my own prejudges, I'd NOT wish to know about the religion of the candidate....It simply does not matter.
    But, I real life, with the history of Islam, it may be a thousand years before one could run for office in America..
    And 100 years for the Buddha believer....or the Hindu....
    The atheist ? 500 years...
    Hatred and intolerance are not pretty.

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    Re: Would you support a Muslim for President?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anrch-Cptlst View Post
    I see you have a personnal vendetta towards Islam. I honestly think as I said before that all religions are a pois the world. Let them all kill one another, then maybe will have a peaceful world for ounce. All this blood shed over imaginary friends, false prophets, and belief in a place that doesn"t exist. Some world we live in huh.
    I do NOT see Marsden having any "vendetta" against Islam...He is but speaking the truth, in his AND my oipnion..
    I guess that you are saying that religions are a poison.......sad but all too true....
    Peace will come when people learn to tolerate rather than kill....give this another thousand years....Man is a slow learner.

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    Re: Would you support a Muslim for President?

    Quote Originally Posted by PW4000 View Post
    I guess, when you feel like you must initialize your OP by instantiating a negative declaration about that which you also conclude is not an input to your algorithm for who gets elected as President, the rest of what you say might be labored with additional suspicion that you had not initially accounted for, thereinafter.

    Your question is laden heavily with bias, assumption, presupposition, insinuation, circular reasoning and prejudice - just to name few of the more 'positive' attributes of your OP. The most weighted of these attributes is not all that clear upon first reading. I was initially struck by the timidity with which you delivered your clear anti-Islamic prose, as you attempted to cloak them in a wading pool of 'what-if' allegoric narration that lead to 'the big surprise' of a candidate for President announcing to the country that he/she was indeed converting to Islam.

    I could wax fairly autonomously on that one shielded observation alone and reason singularly to a conclusion that your OP, is really nothing more than a myopic view of a world in which you probably don't have a broader view that extends beyond our Western Culture. Essentially, I could take your OP down a thousand paths and derive the exact same conclusion. So, the mathematics behind your OP is very transparent in that regard.

    However, instead, I will simply say this - You will find no utterance anywhere within the United States Constitution that prohibits any U.S. Citizen from voting for a Presidential candidate based on their religious beliefs. In addition, you will find evidence that those who drafted and signed the United States Constitution, did so with every intent to let future generations of U.S. Citizens know the importance of maintaining protocol that allows for the separation of both church and state. Moreover, upon a deep and reflective reading of the Declaration of Independence, you should come away with one of the moral imperatives embedded within, that causes one to become fully aware of the importance in maintaining the heritage of the United States of America, as the world's de facto standard-bearer for multi-cultural tolerance and expressed religious freedoms.

    Figuring out whether or not I would vote for a candidate who happens to be Muslim, should now be child's play. Your question is an I.Q. Test, at a minimum and a Hypocrisy Test, just as forcefully - whether you understood it as much or not.

    We could expand this thread to explore the real differentials between Mormonism, Islam and Christianity, so that your OP can be full understood for what it is at its core. However, my experience with this board is that no such dialog and/or deep discussion would either be favored, or even tolerated by the forums "elite."

    So much for optimal on-line linear dialectic medium for discussion and debate.

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