Thanks but No Thanksgiving

In the days after 9/11, President Bush exhorted America and the world that Islam was a religion of peace, and that the perpetrators of the attacks had violated the very tenets of the religion they claimed to be killing for.  Throughout the Iraq War, the Bush administration has made the case that democracy and Islam are compatible with one another, that they are not mutually opposing ideologies despite the reality that very few Islamic countries can be truly thought of as democratic.Nevertheless, I and others have earnestly tried to believe that Islam does not condone the wanton killing of women and children, and that democracy can work in Islamic nations like Indonesia, Turkey, and Malaysia.  However, there are some Muslims in the West seem to be making the argument to the opposite, that Islam cannot integrate smoothly, or is entirely incompatible, with Western values and traditions.A Toronto mosque called, National Post reports, The Khalid Bin Al-Walid Mosque says to...(Read Full Article)

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