July 25, 2014

Don’t be fooled…

Frontpage Magazine has an off the record recording of Imam Feisal Abdel Rauf Cordoba Mosque Imam and ostensible "bridge-builder" between Christian and Muslim cultures (the bridge he wants to build is one that reaches back to the VIII Century) that reveals that Rauf is using the 9/11 catastrophe exactly in terms his critics charged: as victory for Islam. Video below with some text. Read the entire article on the Frontpage Magazine website. … [Read more...]

Krauthammer: Sacrilege at Ground Zero

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Source: National Review Online A place is made sacred by a widespread belief that it was visited by the miraculous or the transcendent (Lourdes, the Temple Mount), by the presence there once of great nobility and sacrifice (Gettysburg), or by the blood of martyrs and the indescribable suffering of the innocent (Auschwitz). When we speak of Ground Zero as hallowed ground, what we mean is that it belongs to those who suffered and died there — and that such ownership obliges us, the living, to preserve the dignity and memory of the place, never allowing it to be forgotten, trivialized, or misappropriated. That’s why Disney’s early ’90s proposal to build an American history theme park near Manassas Battlefield was defeated by a broad coalition fearing vulgarization of the Civil War (and wiser than me; at the time I obtusely saw little harm in the venture). It’s why the commercial viewing tower built right on the border of Gettysburg was taken down by the Park Service. It’s why, … [Read more...]