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U.S. Muslims, Mosques, Voting Results, Camels and Tents

U.S. MUSLIMS, MOSQUES, VOTING RESULTS, CAMELS AND TENTS

                                                                                    – Mary A. LaClair

              Muslims have proven to me to be blatantly hypocritical.  Both  radical Islam and the self proclaimed peaceful Islam have been further exposed, to me at least, as the false religion that it is. Let me explain with some examples. Muslims in Murfreesboro,TN tried to garner the sympathy of TV viewers regarding the demonstrations against their attempted building of a mosque in that community. A spokesman for the Muslims was seen walking over green grass while saying “America is a beautiful country.” He wasn’t walking on sand. The picture was set to be unarguable. Sure America is a beautiful country.

But America shouldn’t be beautiful to a Muslim. It should be a den of sin to Muslims because they believe in keeping women hidden behind burqas, with only faces or eyes showing while American women are walking around in mini-skirts and low cut tops. Sure America is a beautiful country. Many (FX), not all, female news anchors appear to have to meet the ‘show skin’ dress code, presumably to attract male viewers. This should offend all Muslims as a violation of their principles, yet they thinkAmericais a beautiful country. Of course! We have beautiful women and we don’t veil them. Therefore I find even the currently quiet Muslims hypocritical because they should find many American customs against their religion; yet, on their holiday they worship in the very New York City streets where our women are seen; and even sometimes too much of a woman is seen. I say they are blatantly hypocritical. Beware of white washed sepulchers. Being able to practice their religion here cannot be their main agenda because their religious beliefs should make them very uncomfortable with our way of life. Yet they ‘say’ they like our country. Who are they fooling?

A supposed peaceful Muslim, Muneer Awad has filed suit against the State of Oklahoma  “seeking a restraining order and preliminary injunction to prevent Oklahoma from certifying election results for State Question 755.”

The ruling of State Question 755 amends Article 7, Section 1 of the Oklahoma constitution, which was described on the ballot to voters, as a directive to state courts to “rely on federal and state law when deciding cases.” The description stated that the amendment would “forbid courts from considering or using international law.” It would also, Muneer said, “forbid courts from considering or using Sharia Law.”

An article from the AP wire appearing in our paper 5/13/2011 states: “…Muneer Awad, who heads the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Oklahoma, has failed to show how the proposed amendment adversely affects his Muslim faith. Awad says the measure, if enacted, would invalidate his will…”

They know the idiom of “when the camel gets his nose under the tent”, and we’d best refresh ourselves of its meaning. “First the camel gets his nose under the tent, followed by the head, then the neck and back, then the whole body until finally when he rises to his feet, he brings the tent down around him.”

Muneer Awad and his clan need to know that America was founded as a refuge for people who were being oppressed and persecuted by the laws in their own countries. America is NOT founded for the purpose of establishing the laws of other countries here on this soil. We will NOT have women being oppressed by Sharia Law in this country. Awad was NOT oppressed in his own country so perhaps he’d better return to his native land which has the laws he does like. I’ll personally send some grass seed with him, but he’d probably feed it to his camel. America, love it or leave it.

When your religious laws contradict our National laws, OUR National laws will rule. Period.

Incidentally, I don’t find it coincidental that the words “camel” and “tent” were chosen for this wise old saying.

It certainly adds new meaning to us here in America today!

  muslims listen up                                                                                                       –end

 


God By Any Other Name Is Not Allah

 GOD BY ANY OTHER NAME IS NOT ALLAH

                                                            –  Mary A . LaClair

“…because he has known My name.  He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him;…..”  Psalm 91:14                                                                                                           

It was my good fortune to make friends with some East Indian ladies some thirty five years ago. One was a young bride.  Our children were small and we had good times together.

This time period in my life just happened to be the time when I was discovering the Risen Christ.  I exhibited the exuberant joy which comes from finding out that the Creator of the Universe knows my name.  (…and where I live and the thoughts I think)!

The Indian lady, another American friend, and I discussed God on many occasions.  She showed us her cupboard where she kept her gods and incense and said she spent one whole afternoon each week in front of that cupboard in devotion and prayer to her many gods.

The exuberance deep in my spirit with the Divine Revleation that Jesus Christ is God made flesh, showed itself freely.

When another East Indian lady came to the small rural village we were two American women and two Indian women. They came to some of our Bible studies. One of their favorite statements was, “We worship the creator – he knows we pray to him, and because he knows we talk to him, it doesn’t matter what we call him.” 

One of these ladies repeated this and the Lord gave me the answer. I know the Holy Spirit was behind the words because they came out in a tone which was non-challenging, but matter-of-fact.  It is an answer which I have used many times since.  The new foreigner had an East Indian name which was hard to pronounce and much harder to remember. I had been looking for an opportunity to tell her that we needed to come up with a short American name, one which was easy for us. So, when she said it did not matter what she called god as long as he knew she was talking to him, I spoke.

“OK,” I said softly, “now we would like to call you ‘Connie’ because it is easier for us. You will know we are talking to you. Connie will be your Americanized name and you and all of us here know it’s you.”   Other ladies in the room unanimously agreed that Connie was a fitting American, name relatively close to her East Indian name of Kanak.  It was agreed that we would all call her Connie. 

 Well, guess what?  She emphatically said,  “NO!, that is not my name.”

“Well,” I ask, “what difference does it make? Because I am looking right at you. We all agreed. You know I’m talking to you. What difference does it make what name we call you as long as you know we want to talk to you? What difference does it make what name we use, as long as we know who we are talking to?

“I will NOT answer to Connie, that is NOT my name!” To say that her statement was firm would be an underestimation. Her tone was indignant.

“Ah, then you have just proven that using the correct name makes a difference, yes?”

I have since used the same approach with a man who said God was God and it didn’t matter what we called Him, Allah, Budda or Krishna; funny thing, Jim wouldn’t answer when I called him “Bill” during the course of that evening.  He was even more put out than my lady friend; and he wouldn’t let it go. 

Will a dignitary feel any less put out if called by the wrong name?  Will you? Will God?

God by any other name is NOT Allah.

 “…because he has known My name.  He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him;…”   Psalm 91:14      

    “Blessed is the Nation whose God is the LORD.”  Psalm 33:12

No Large Mosque Here, Anywhere

When Obama campaigned, and also as President early on, he did not wear a flag pin nor salute the American flag, and when questioned it was reported that his response was, “it might offend someone.”    (recently he has been seen wearing the pin – so pressuring him has results)

  “The O” did not take part in the National Day of Prayer at the White House; his response was the same, “It might offend some people.”  Who was (is?) he afraid of offending, Muslims? !!?

However it was reported that he both welcomed, and took part in, a Ramadan celebration at or near the White House.  Was he afraid of offending anyone then?    Nah…  

Some people don’t want to see Manger scenes at Christmas, and only want ‘holiday songs’, not Christmas carols sung in school.  

Partiality for others is becoming unbalanced.  No Mosque unless they build a similar one for Christians, and a similar one for Jews. This is the very thinking which is said is being used regarding right wing broadcasts like FOX and Limbaugh.  It’s time to turn and use the leftist thinking back on the leftists.

WE ARE OFFENDED at Muslims worshipping in streets of NYC, to the point that traffic is stopped or re-routed, photos which I recently saw on the net. The pictures were taken at 42nd St & Madison Ave, with other events reported at 94th St & 3rd Ave, Friday’s between 2-4PM. If no crèche is allowed on Government lawns – then no worshipping allah in government streets or on government property.  Public areas must remain neutral.  “Someone might be offended,” to quote the “O”.  And, YES, we ARE offended, Mr. “O”. 

If this great offense to, and violation of, neutrality is not rapidly corrected, Americans will soon be seen as not just weak, but stupid and gullible, if not already.  Our objections must be loud, long and effectual.  Anarchy and freedom are NOT synonymous, and it’s time the Muslims knew the difference.

Where has our freedom of choice gone?  Our choice is NOT to have Muslims on prayer rugs worshipping in streets.   

Christianity is not a door-mat religion.  When I became a Christian I was given the ability to say NO to a lot of things.  When we lose our freedom to say NO, we have lost our freedom. 

Would you allow a neighbor with disagreeable relatives to put his large screen TV in your house? I believe that the Freedoms of the USA are for its citizens and its residents; not for the foreign powers funding the Mosque in question. If citizens or residents want to finance small mosques in their own communities, that’s different from a $100M mosque with questionable financing from abroad.

When we lose the ability to say NO, we have lost our freedom. The large $100M Mosque should not be here at all, anywhere.  And we don’t need a reason to say NO, although there are plenty of reasons.