Friday, August 20, 2010

Comment Trail August 20 -30

Marty apologizes

Moderate Muslims

Scandinavians making scummy comments

More Laura

Imam Rauf's Moderate Islam


@ Terry's

@ Simply Jews: Shorn foreskins

Israel and taking risks

Dr. Laura's martyrdom

More about the megamosque for the betterment of human society in Lower Manhattan

Irish and Jewish whatever

Mosque... again

Mosque and Obama

The discussions that swirl around the Ground Zero Mosque begin to take on the characteristics of this fight scene in one of my favourite movies.


At 4:39 AM EDT, Blogger SnoopyTheGoon said...

Thanks for the link. And for the other links too.

At 2:49 PM EDT, Blogger EscapeVelocity said...

(Canadian) Muslim, (Raheel Reza of the Canadian Muslim Congress) opponent of mosque reports threat (from GZM Developer)

By Brian Lilley, Parliamentary Bureau

At 7:45 PM EDT, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"N.Y. mosque a long shot to be built" [Duh!]
byMaggie Haberman and Ben Smith - Aug. 18, 2010 06:30 PM
"...But to veterans of New York real estate wars, Park51 provides an object lesson in how not to handle development politics in a city in which, even under the mildest of conditions, construction projects are
fraught with potential peril.
The families Cordoba engaged in advance appear to have been members of
"9/11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows," a left-leaning, anti-war segment that has tense relations with other, larger family

The Cordoba Initiative's entire political outreach, meanwhile, appears to have been a call to Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer earlier this year, who suggested they visit Community Board 1 merely to measure support. The step was unnecessary – they can build on the site as of right – and was, in retrospect, a mistake.

The hearing gave the impression nationally that there was some kind of government approval required, when in fact it wasn't the case. ..."

This Politico report got no echo, Instead, by 8/22, the new tactic was to accuse GZM opponents of putting our soldiers lives in Afghanistan at risk. (Goldberg on This Week and Rich in the NYT)
Will Chait take THAT bait?

MY new name for the GZM megamosque is "Scam-and-Spin-Swimming-Pool"



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