Obama: Muslims have built the very fabric of our nation. Such as?

One of the things I enjoy about this website is the opportunity to educate, edify, and challenge us all to think beyond the obvious. Now I realize some folks are — as we say in the military — “stuck on stupid” and it will take longer to get them with the program. But it is a challenge I accept.

So, in that light, I’d like to invite you to scour the annals of American history in order to respond to President Barack Hussein Obama’s recent assertion that Muslims have contributed “to building the very fabric or our nation.”

As reported by Breitbart “On Sunday, President Obama and First Lady Michelle released a statement thanking Muslim Americans for their many “achievements and contributions… to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy.”

“The comments were made to mark the celebration of Eid-al-Fitr, a time of spiritual renewal for Muslims which comes at the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan. The Obamas said in their statement that Eid “celebrates the common values that unite us in our humanity” and “welcomed their commitment to giving back to their communities.” “

I’d like some audience participation here. Please share what you think are the “achievements and contributions” for which we should all thank Muslim Americans in building the very fabric of our nation? Oh – and don’t forget “common values” — please share those as well.

I’ll go first. And I’ll go way back. I know Abraham was the father of all nations and he was Isaac and Ishmael’s dad. And in Genesis 16:11-12, (NIV) ” The angel of the Lord also said to her (Hagar): You are now pregnant and you will give birth to a son. You shall name him Ishmael, for the Lord has heard of your misery. He will be a wild donkey of a man; his hand will be against everyone and everyone’s hand against him, and he will live in hostility toward all his brothers.”

So to Muslims, I say thank you for being a part of the Judeo-Christian foundation that established this great nation. And I am thankful for this Bible verse so I understand God’s blessing upon what would ultimately lead to the growth of violent jihad.

2000 COMMENTS

  1. Never have we had such a awful President,and what is truly sad, how many would vote for this despicable guy again or for someone as bad as him.

    • Racist Bigoted Right attack Obama for FACTUAL statement about Muslims!

      According the Racists and bigots of the Right, something is wrong with
      you if you prompt up ANY group NOT white or Chrisitan. What do you
      expect from the group that believes America was founded by white people,
      when it was ACTAULY founded by people of ALL races!

      I have been
      saying it for years. It’s like white conservatives can not accept
      reality that white people will soon become the minority population in
      America. This all consuming fear of becoming the minority population
      fuels the Tea Party conservative agenda.

      President Obama correctl
      asserted that Muslims have contributed to building the very fabric or
      our nation… Some may wish to think, or have been terribly misinformed,
      that modern Algebra (which comes from the Arabic word الجبر “al-jabr”
      or “restoration”) that we Americans use today had nothing to do with
      mathematicians like Al-Khwarizmi; Omar
      Khayyam; Sharaf Al-Dīn
      al-Tūsī; Al-Karaji; or Ibn An-Nadim. Whereas these were in fact the
      co-inventors and authors of Algebra. In the same vein that Abu Kamil
      Shuja Al-Misri or Al-Hasib, besides authoring books to be followed on
      Quadratic and Indeterminate Equations, also calculated before 930 CE,
      the most accurate easily carried fractional notation of Pi = 22/7 which I
      personally use today. And our colonial founders knowledgeably carried
      important information like this with them before disembarking in North
      America.

      Nytx Spirit well when one posts that the president is a
      POS and and scum bag muslim without proof then I would think that one
      invites critics to question if his views are perhaps shaded in part by
      racism, you jumping to his defense over his verbiage indicate to me that
      perhaps you too are a racist POS

      Obama did not say that Muslims
      alone built the fabric of our nation, instead he said they had
      contributions.. Just like Scottish Americans (John Dunlop, founder of
      Dunlop Tire Company) or African Americans (inventor of the traffic
      signal) or German Americans (Albert Einstein, self-explanatory), all
      have had some part in the building of America.

      For your Information America is NOT, never WAS, and NEVER WILL BE a Chrisitan Nation, it is a nation of ALL religions!

      take it that many of the people commenting on this article are stuck
      on the idea that Obama said that “Muslims built this country”, which he
      didn’t. He did say that they are building the fabric of our nation,
      which is true as the U.S. is reliant on foreign nations for oil,
      especially the nations that practice Islam. And I suppose that because
      doing business with the countries that trade oil with the United States
      makes this a productive Nation and helps fuel the objectives of the
      government, that the contributions of people from the “Muslim World”, as
      well as other countries, are strengthening the core of our democracy,
      which relies on our economy. In my opinion, he did mention this at an
      inappropriate time, as this has nothing to do with Ramadan, but what he
      says isn’t untrue. It seems that people’s hatred for the religion that
      is known as “Islam” is causing them to hate anything associated with it,
      even a true statement of the state of our economy being largely
      influenced by countries that practice Islam, and not necessarily in a
      negative way all the time.

      Hitler killed millions of Jews, who has President Obama killed?

      All President Obama has done was end one war, killed Osama Bin Laden and get millions of people access to Health Care.

      Just
      because you and pothers on the right keep using Obama and Hitler in the
      same breath, does not mean Obama is like anything like Hitler. Just
      because you and others keep on saying that , it does not make it true.

      1. No he’s not a Muslim.

      2. He got voted to the office of the president by the people of the United States, so he holds his office legally.

      3. A traitor is someone who works against the best interest of the people. I have yet to see evidence that he is a traitor.

      4. He is not, he has almost none of the characteristics to make a Marxists and most of us have at least some.

      5. Same as number 4.

      6. George W Bush went to war with two poor nations thus costing America billions of dollars and many lives.
      Obama got American soldiers out of those countries and is trying to fix your beaten economy.

      7. No, he is married to a woman with at least two kids. Even if he was then so what?

      8. Every single person has a certain amount of social ideas in him but he is still not a socialist.

      9.
      No, he got American soldiers out of Afghanistan and Iraq, has saved the
      taxpayers billions of dollars, created about 4 million new jobs and his
      health reforms are the best America has ever had.

      I
      kept saying ANYONE who hates Barack Obama do so because they are
      Racist, bigoted, black-hating, extremists scumbag. I can take solance
      knowing I was right ALL along.

      Disgusting a-hole calling the
      President of the United States a terrorist! Anyone who calls Obama a
      fraud and a POS is without doubt a disgusting racist, bigoted piece of
      shite, and That’s a fact.

      Calling the POTUS a POS and a fraud seems to the usual calling call for you right-wing racists and bigots like you!m

      • Hmmmm? Well I wish the love & adoration he shows towards Muslims (particularly violent Muslims), he’d show to Christians who has made FAR more contributions to this nation than any Muslim ever did, or ever will.

        I am an African-American female, conservative, and Christian; and I can assure you I am not racist in any way, shape, or form.

        President Obama has done more than any President to destroy the moral fabric of this country. One of his first acts as President was to overturn the veto on partial-birth abortions that G.W. Bush had in place.

        And just because you don’t believe this nation was founded upon Biblical principles, and that we are a Christian nation, doesn’t make it so. We are, always was, and will always be a Christian nation. Deal with it.

        Take a look at the stats. The last one I saw a few months ago, was that more than 90% of Americans consider themselves to be Christian. Believe what you want, but the only reason we haven’t been annihilated is because of God’s protective hand on America.

        We’ve been a strong supporter of Israel from the founding of this great nation and God has TREMENDOUSLY blessed us not only for standing by Israel, but also because our most precious document.

        The U.S. Constitution, contains within the very form of government (a Republic) that is found in the scriptures.

        Read the book of Exodus and other books of the Bible before you making false assertions about the Christian faith of MOST Americans.

        A godly form of government by the people, and for the people. Not only has President Obama supported the ungodly, perverse lifestyle of homosexuality, and same sex marriage, which is an abomination in the eyes of God, he has done all he can to assist the enemies of Israel, and he is a huge contributor to the the Muslim brotherhood.

        Puhleeze! You fawn over this President who said, “I wouldn’t want my daughter punished with a baby.” What monster would say a baby is punishment?!

        Scream racism, bigotry, all you want…But not all African-Americans feel as you. I pray for President Obama as well as all of our government authority, but I in no way support his devilish policies any more than I support the demonic spirit that’s behind them.

      • Well Said. It is unfortunate that the Americans who were led to vote for the man we fed slop. Buckets full of lies and half truths. So incredulous are the lies that to tell those voters the truth now they would consider them to be the lies.

        I commend you for your prayers for our leadership. We must and should do so numerous times every day. It keeps our focus on God himself instead of the antiChrist’s that occupy the nations capitol.

        [those who are offended by the use of antiChrist, you are offended because you know not what it means. If you say the man in the office of the president is a Christian, think again. He fails to come close to any of the doctrinal definitions of Christian. He lacks the fruit of the Word of God in his life. He is actually the fruitless fig tree that Jesus cursed and it withered and died soon after. If he was a Christian he would not support same sex anything, abortion, and the use of sharia law in the United States. That is enough proof for a jury to convict him of treason in itself. His abandonment of the US military and attacks of our constitution ads to the pile of evidence. The only reason he has not been impeached is for fear of the backlash on conservatives.]

  2. He is speaking of the achievements and contributions to the America he established January 20, 2009. With their help, he has labored to bring us to our knees.

  3. Never heard of these contributions back when I was in school, but maybe the history textbooks have been modified or changed?

  4. ob/sama does this… & has installed terrorists in vital government positions including Homeland Security in this country because he’s a Wahhabe muslim. He funnels our tax dollars to terrorist orgs. through his grandmother’s charity… ‘The Mama Sarah Benevolent association’ in Kenya. At least 80% of that money finds it’s way into terrorist pockets!!! He is a TRAITOR…!!! And gets away with it!

    • Spoken like a True racist!

      Racist Bigoted Right attack Obama for FACTUAL statement about Muslims!

      According the Racists and bigots of the Right, something is wrong with
      you if you prompt up ANY group NOT white or Chrisitan. What do you
      expect from the group that believes America was founded by white people,
      when it was ACTAULY founded by people of ALL races!

      I have been
      saying it for years. It’s like white conservatives can not accept
      reality that white people will soon become the minority population in
      America. This all consuming fear of becoming the minority population
      fuels the Tea Party conservative agenda.

      President Obama correctl
      asserted that Muslims have contributed to building the very fabric or
      our nation… Some may wish to think, or have been terribly misinformed,
      that modern Algebra (which comes from the Arabic word الجبر “al-jabr”
      or “restoration”) that we Americans use today had nothing to do with
      mathematicians like Al-Khwarizmi; Omar
      Khayyam; Sharaf Al-Dīn
      al-Tūsī; Al-Karaji; or Ibn An-Nadim. Whereas these were in fact the
      co-inventors and authors of Algebra. In the same vein that Abu Kamil
      Shuja Al-Misri or Al-Hasib, besides authoring books to be followed on
      Quadratic and Indeterminate Equations, also calculated before 930 CE,
      the most accurate easily carried fractional notation of Pi = 22/7 which I
      personally use today. And our colonial founders knowledgeably carried
      important information like this with them before disembarking in North
      America.

      Nytx Spirit well when one posts that the president is a
      POS and and scum bag muslim without proof then I would think that one
      invites critics to question if his views are perhaps shaded in part by
      racism, you jumping to his defense over his verbiage indicate to me that
      perhaps you too are a racist POS

      Obama did not say that Muslims
      alone built the fabric of our nation, instead he said they had
      contributions.. Just like Scottish Americans (John Dunlop, founder of
      Dunlop Tire Company) or African Americans (inventor of the traffic
      signal) or German Americans (Albert Einstein, self-explanatory), all
      have had some part in the building of America.

      For your Information America is NOT, never WAS, and NEVER WILL BE a Chrisitan Nation, it is a nation of ALL religions!

      take it that many of the people commenting on this article are stuck
      on the idea that Obama said that “Muslims built this country”, which he
      didn’t. He did say that they are building the fabric of our nation,
      which is true as the U.S. is reliant on foreign nations for oil,
      especially the nations that practice Islam. And I suppose that because
      doing business with the countries that trade oil with the United States
      makes this a productive Nation and helps fuel the objectives of the
      government, that the contributions of people from the “Muslim World”, as
      well as other countries, are strengthening the core of our democracy,
      which relies on our economy. In my opinion, he did mention this at an
      inappropriate time, as this has nothing to do with Ramadan, but what he
      says isn’t untrue. It seems that people’s hatred for the religion that
      is known as “Islam” is causing them to hate anything associated with it,
      even a true statement of the state of our economy being largely
      influenced by countries that practice Islam, and not necessarily in a
      negative way all the time.

      Hitler killed millions of Jews, who has President Obama killed?

      All President Obama has done was end one war, killed Osama Bin Laden and get millions of people access to Health Care.

      Just
      because you and pothers on the right keep using Obama and Hitler in the
      same breath, does not mean Obama is like anything like Hitler. Just
      because you and others keep on saying that , it does not make it true.

      1. No he’s not a Muslim.

      2. He got voted to the office of the president by the people of the United States, so he holds his office legally.

      3. A traitor is someone who works against the best interest of the people. I have yet to see evidence that he is a traitor.

      4. He is not, he has almost none of the characteristics to make a Marxists and most of us have at least some.

      5. Same as number 4.

      6. George W Bush went to war with two poor nations thus costing America billions of dollars and many lives.
      Obama got American soldiers out of those countries and is trying to fix your beaten economy.

      7. No, he is married to a woman with at least two kids. Even if he was then so what?

      8. Every single person has a certain amount of social ideas in him but he is still not a socialist.

      9.
      No, he got American soldiers out of Afghanistan and Iraq, has saved the
      taxpayers billions of dollars, created about 4 million new jobs and his
      health reforms are the best America has ever had.

      I
      kept saying ANYONE who hates Barack Obama do so because they are
      Racist, bigoted, black-hating, extremists scumbag. I can take solance
      knowing I was right ALL along.

      Disgusting a-hole calling the
      President of the United States a terrorist! Anyone who calls Obama a
      fraud and a POS is without doubt a disgusting racist, bigoted piece of
      shite, and That’s a fact.

      Calling the POTUS a POS and a fraud seems to the usual calling call for you right-wing racists and bigots like you!

  5. Without them we would not have “to the shores of Tripoli” in the Marine Hymn and Stephan Decatur would not be one our early naval heroes.

      • LOL – yes, but the second line of the Marine Corps Hymn is “To the shores of Tripoli”.

      • “Semper Fi,” short for “Semper Fidelis,” is a Latin phrase meaning “Always faithful” to God, Country and Corps. The phrase is the Marine Corps Motto, and we say it to each other every time we recognize someone as a Marine Corps veteran.

  6. Obama’s comments are from the theater of the absurd. Apart from the War of 1812, one of our fledgling nation’s first conflicts was with the MUSLIM Barbary Pirates. Does “From the halls of Montezuma to THE SHORES OF TRIPOLI…” ring a bell?

    To add further light to Col. West’s comment above, this is why Israel continues to have problems with the Palestinians and other Arabs there:

    “And you shall make no covenant with the inhabitants of this land; you shall
    tear down their altars.’ But you have not obeyed My voice. Why have you
    done this? Therefore I also said, ‘I will not drive them out before
    you; but they shall be thorns in your side, and their gods shall be a
    snare to you.’ ” Judges 2:2,3 (NKJV)

    The Israelis should’ve bulldozed that stupid Dome of the Rock back in ’67 and driven
    all the Muslims out of Israel. If you’re going to claim the land by
    Divine Right, then take it by Divine Right. Don’t do it halfway, which
    is what their ancestors did 3,000 years ago. They suffered for it then
    and they’re suffering for it now.

    • Actually Vic, if Abraham had not laid with Hagar, Israel wouldn’t be in this fix. So it goes back further than 1812, or 1967. I’m just saying. (Gen. 16:1-3)

      ”The angel of the Lord also said to her (Hagar): You are now pregnant and you will give birth to a son.

      You shall name him Ishmael, for the Lord has heard of your misery. He
      will be a wild donkey of a man; his hand will be against everyone and
      everyone’s hand against him, and he will live in hostility toward the of all
      his brothers.” (NIV)

      Another version says “he will live to the east of all his brothers.” (NASB)

      And there you have it. The feud is still going on today. (Genesis 16:1-12)

      • Oh, I agree. But Israel, whether the ancient or the modern one, had the means to end the feud by separating themselves from the descendants of Ishmael. But they didn’t in either case. They allowed those nations/tribes to continue to live among them, contrary to what God directed.

        Granted, there’s no guarantee that they’d have any more peace than they do now if they would have pushed all the Arabs/Muslims out and kept them at arm’s length. But it does make one think “what if?” I’m not even Jewish yet it galls me to see that silly dome on the Temple Mount. 😀

  7. “achievements and contributions… to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy.” is very true. We were strengthened right after they flew those airplanes into the towers. Sometimes it takes a challenge to strengthen someone’s democracy or character. Honestly though I doubt very much that he meant it in that way. We just need our politicians to stand either in front or behind our president so we know how to vote.

  8. 9/11… they contributed heavily to that and beyond the shadow of a doubt that has contributed to the foundation of this new country we are forced to live in today. They also contributed to the hugest lie in years… Obama, he is Muslim, and he has been able to pose as our first African American president… so they gave us that to that’s historical. So they have contributed mightily to this country… mightily contributed to its demise. Thanks guys! Thumbs up, nothing like a world forced to regress to the 8th century…

  9. Everyone forgets the advice John Adams gave Thomas Jefferson in London when they were trying to conduct the first diplomatic negotiations as a nation with the Tripolian ambassador. “We should not fight them unless we determine to fight them forever.” As usual, Jefferson ignored him and went to war with the “Barbary Pirates” as one of his first presidential actions.

  10. Alan, you forget the most significant contribution that Muslims made to this nation’s history: They were the primary source of slave labor for America….

  11. Hmmmm!!! I believe Muslims have contributed a man from some alternate reality to be our president and for that I do not thank them!

  12. Fictitious member of W.H. press corpse (credit to Baraq): “The POTUS spoke of Islamic contributions to the fabric of our nation, Josh. Are you able to give some examples of what he meant?”

    Sec Earnest: “That is an important question and I thank you for it. By virtue of their blind partisan agenda, the House Republicans have blocked every meaningful attempt this Administration has made to address this issue in a manner that focuses on working families and single women rather than the 1% of our society for which it has already been addressed. We have been clear about our intent to use the significant discretion afforded the Executive branch to move the ball forward.

  13. Could someone please tell me what benefits and great things a muslim has done for modern history? I am not asking this to be rude or to make a point. I am seriously curious as I truly do not know of any muslim that has contributed to society…for making the world a better place…i.e. discovering the cure for polio or discovering the means for pasteurization, or electricity…the list goes on…Anyone? Thanks.

  14. Well… they sort of forced our (forefathers) hand in building a Navy… After we tried to appease their greedy asses to the tune of millions and a lot of lost lives.

  15. Mr. West, I am so glad that people like you are involved in politics, maybe we can keep our heads above water enough till this administration is out and someone else with more common sense is in there.

  16. And Ishmael begot another and another and another till another begot what we have today, Obama , who is performing his personal Jihad on America.

  17. He needs to put down the Crack pipe. That $hit has made his brain Null and Void. Or as the Marines put it he’s a DEFECT!!

    • you missed one very very important fact for this statement sir he has to have required item befor it can be defective

      • de·fec·tive
        diˈfektiv/
        adjective
        1.
        imperfect or faulty.
        “complaints over defective goods”
        synonyms:faulty, flawed, imperfect, shoddy, inoperative, malfunctioning, out of order, unsound;in disrepair, broken;
        informalon the blink, on the fritz
        “a defective seat belt”

      • I really don’t think that he is stupid….he is dong what he was put there for….the internal destruction of the Republic of the United States of America…..and he is doing an amazing job….with absolutely no opposition. What a prick he is.

  18. Mulsims contributed by bringing slaves from Africa and selling them in new world. They were the largest trafficers of slaves at the time. We couldn’t have built this nation without their contribution. Mr. Obama should be personally grateful.

    • He shares no part in the slave history of the US. His mother was White. His father was a “free” Black African (as free as British subjects can get). Neither he nor any of his forbears have ever had to endure the pain of slavery in the US. He can lay no claim to the “former slave” ethos. If/When he does, he’s stealing something that doesn’t belong to him – a highly regarded practice among communists/progressives/liberals – and one at which he is quite good.

      • I agree. He has absolutely no American born, black, close blood relatives other than his two daughters.

  19. When are our people going to rise up and demand impeachment of this muslim president? He is destroying our country little by little and will continue to do so, once he is out of office. The muslims are contributing nothing to this country, just like they contributed nothing to all their countries in the mid-east, what a freakin joke. They need to be blown back to the 11th century, progress? are you serious, Mr. President? They are still running around wrapped in dirty sheets and riding around on camels, give me a break. And their women are treated worse than their camels. You will notice I did not even capitalize the word muslim, they don’t deserve it. Oh, before I forget, they contributed lying and dishonesty to our civilization….you can’t trust them as far as you could throw them.

      • They are totally useless. Our country is being infested with them. Some estimate more than 8 million already. Make no mistake, they will start their killing here just as they are doing all over the world. They believe that killing the infidel will give them eternal, what we call “sainthood”, for eternity.

      • Well, they’ll soon find out, like their Muslim brothers before them, they will spend eternity in hell unless they repent and receive Christ. It won’t be “sainthood” they’ll spend eternity in.

        And from Jesus’ description of hell (“a place of fiery torment where the worm never dies”), I would not wish hell on anyone except the devil and his minions.

    • Racist Bigoted Right attack Obama for FACTUAL statement about Muslims!

      According the Racists and bigots of the Right, something is wrong with
      you if you prompt up ANY group NOT white or Chrisitan. What do you
      expect from the group that believes America was founded by white people,
      when it was ACTAULY founded by people of ALL races!

      I have been
      saying it for years. It’s like white conservatives can not accept
      reality that white people will soon become the minority population in
      America. This all consuming fear of becoming the minority population
      fuels the Tea Party conservative agenda.

      President Obama correctl
      asserted that Muslims have contributed to building the very fabric or
      our nation… Some may wish to think, or have been terribly misinformed,
      that modern Algebra (which comes from the Arabic word الجبر “al-jabr”
      or “restoration”) that we Americans use today had nothing to do with
      mathematicians like Al-Khwarizmi; Omar
      Khayyam; Sharaf Al-Dīn
      al-Tūsī; Al-Karaji; or Ibn An-Nadim. Whereas these were in fact the
      co-inventors and authors of Algebra. In the same vein that Abu Kamil
      Shuja Al-Misri or Al-Hasib, besides authoring books to be followed on
      Quadratic and Indeterminate Equations, also calculated before 930 CE,
      the most accurate easily carried fractional notation of Pi = 22/7 which I
      personally use today. And our colonial founders knowledgeably carried
      important information like this with them before disembarking in North
      America.

      Nytx Spirit well when one posts that the president is a
      POS and and scum bag muslim without proof then I would think that one
      invites critics to question if his views are perhaps shaded in part by
      racism, you jumping to his defense over his verbiage indicate to me that
      perhaps you too are a racist POS

      Obama did not say that Muslims
      alone built the fabric of our nation, instead he said they had
      contributions.. Just like Scottish Americans (John Dunlop, founder of
      Dunlop Tire Company) or African Americans (inventor of the traffic
      signal) or German Americans (Albert Einstein, self-explanatory), all
      have had some part in the building of America.

      For your Information America is NOT, never WAS, and NEVER WILL BE a Chrisitan Nation, it is a nation of ALL religions!

      take it that many of the people commenting on this article are stuck
      on the idea that Obama said that “Muslims built this country”, which he
      didn’t. He did say that they are building the fabric of our nation,
      which is true as the U.S. is reliant on foreign nations for oil,
      especially the nations that practice Islam. And I suppose that because
      doing business with the countries that trade oil with the United States
      makes this a productive Nation and helps fuel the objectives of the
      government, that the contributions of people from the “Muslim World”, as
      well as other countries, are strengthening the core of our democracy,
      which relies on our economy. In my opinion, he did mention this at an
      inappropriate time, as this has nothing to do with Ramadan, but what he
      says isn’t untrue. It seems that people’s hatred for the religion that
      is known as “Islam” is causing them to hate anything associated with it,
      even a true statement of the state of our economy being largely
      influenced by countries that practice Islam, and not necessarily in a
      negative way all the time.

      Hitler killed millions of Jews, who has President Obama killed?

      All President Obama has done was end one war, killed Osama Bin Laden and get millions of people access to Health Care.

      Just
      because you and pothers on the right keep using Obama and Hitler in the
      same breath, does not mean Obama is like anything like Hitler. Just
      because you and others keep on saying that , it does not make it true.

      1. No he’s not a Muslim.

      2. He got voted to the office of the president by the people of the United States, so he holds his office legally.

      3. A traitor is someone who works against the best interest of the people. I have yet to see evidence that he is a traitor.

      4. He is not, he has almost none of the characteristics to make a Marxists and most of us have at least some.

      5. Same as number 4.

      6. George W Bush went to war with two poor nations thus costing America billions of dollars and many lives.
      Obama got American soldiers out of those countries and is trying to fix your beaten economy.

      7. No, he is married to a woman with at least two kids. Even if he was then so what?

      8. Every single person has a certain amount of social ideas in him but he is still not a socialist.

      No, he got American soldiers out of Afghanistan and Iraq, has saved the
      taxpayers billions of dollars, created about 4 million new jobs and his
      health reforms are the best America has ever had.

      I
      kept saying ANYONE who hates Barack Obama do so because they are
      Racist, bigoted, black-hating, extremists scumbag. I can take solance
      knowing I was right ALL along.

      Disgusting a-hole calling the
      President of the United States a terrorist! Anyone who calls Obama a
      fraud and a POS is without doubt a disgusting racist, bigoted piece of
      shite, and That’s a fact.

      Calling the POTUS a POS and a fraud seems to the usual calling call for you right-wing racists and bigots like you!

  20. Mohammed’s family was a Sabaean Yemeni family, while the Ishmaelites, who lived in the deserts of the Fertile Crescent, became extinct many centuries before Mohammed’s family left Yemen,
    so please we have nothing to do with muslim`s,thank god.

    • Uh, you’re deceived…Ismael’s descendants are alive and still fighting with their brothers, the Jews. God does not lie and it’s right there in the Bible, the only holy book that holds the TRUTH.

  21. Mohammed’s family is not connected to any Ishmaelite tribe because Mohammed’s family didn’t leave Yemen until the 5th century A.D., and that’s about 1,100 years after the Ishmaelites disappeared. Mohammed’s tribe could not have lived in the same locations as the Ishmaelite tribes at any time throughout history

  22. The Arabic word for “school” is مدرسة – “madrassa” – translated, Muslim religious school. And Obama lived in Indonesia as a child, from 1967 to 1971.

    Despite the Leftists claiming Obama’s school was not a madrassa the definition for a school in a Muslim land is, in fact, a madrassa.

    Obama, at the very least, has Muslim religious leanings most likely disguised like his college grades and real birth certificate.

    • Not only was he raised up a Muslim, he was also raised by Communist’s. So all this man has to offer us is a double dose of hell.

  23. In 1786 Thomas Jefferson wrote…
    “We took the liberty to make some inquiries concerning the Grounds of
    their [muslims] pretensions to make war upon a Nation who had done them no Injury,
    and observed that we considered all mankind as our Friends who had done
    us no wrong, nor had given us any provocation. The ambassador answered us that it was founded on the Laws of their Prophet, that it was
    written in their Koran, that all nations who should not have
    acknowledged their authority were sinners, that it was their right
    and duty to make war upon them wherever they could be found, and to
    make slaves of all they could take as Prisoners, and that every
    Musselman (Muslim) who should be slain in Battle was sure to go to
    Paradise.”
    Not much has changed in 228 years.

  24. He is a terrorist! Take him out……….of office you bunch of moran’s before he finishes this country off. Congress and the Senate can strip him of any powers he has. Stop him please, if not. God help us all cause it will be too late.

    • Racist Bigoted Right attack Obama for FACTUAL statement about Muslims!

      According the Racists and bigots of the Right, something is wrong with
      you if you prompt up ANY group NOT white or Chrisitan. What do you
      expect from the group that believes America was founded by white people,
      when it was ACTAULY founded by people of ALL races!

      I have been
      saying it for years. It’s like white conservatives can not accept
      reality that white people will soon become the minority population in
      America. This all consuming fear of becoming the minority population
      fuels the Tea Party conservative agenda.

      President Obama correctl
      asserted that Muslims have contributed to building the very fabric or
      our nation… Some may wish to think, or have been terribly misinformed,
      that modern Algebra (which comes from the Arabic word الجبر “al-jabr”
      or “restoration”) that we Americans use today had nothing to do with
      mathematicians like Al-Khwarizmi; Omar
      Khayyam; Sharaf Al-Dīn
      al-Tūsī; Al-Karaji; or Ibn An-Nadim. Whereas these were in fact the
      co-inventors and authors of Algebra. In the same vein that Abu Kamil
      Shuja Al-Misri or Al-Hasib, besides authoring books to be followed on
      Quadratic and Indeterminate Equations, also calculated before 930 CE,
      the most accurate easily carried fractional notation of Pi = 22/7 which I
      personally use today. And our colonial founders knowledgeably carried
      important information like this with them before disembarking in North
      America.

      Nytx Spirit well when one posts that the president is a
      POS and and scum bag muslim without proof then I would think that one
      invites critics to question if his views are perhaps shaded in part by
      racism, you jumping to his defense over his verbiage indicate to me that
      perhaps you too are a racist POS

      Obama did not say that Muslims
      alone built the fabric of our nation, instead he said they had
      contributions.. Just like Scottish Americans (John Dunlop, founder of
      Dunlop Tire Company) or African Americans (inventor of the traffic
      signal) or German Americans (Albert Einstein, self-explanatory), all
      have had some part in the building of America.

      For your Information America is NOT, never WAS, and NEVER WILL BE a Chrisitan Nation, it is a nation of ALL religions!

      take it that many of the people commenting on this article are stuck
      on the idea that Obama said that “Muslims built this country”, which he
      didn’t. He did say that they are building the fabric of our nation,
      which is true as the U.S. is reliant on foreign nations for oil,
      especially the nations that practice Islam. And I suppose that because
      doing business with the countries that trade oil with the United States
      makes this a productive Nation and helps fuel the objectives of the
      government, that the contributions of people from the “Muslim World”, as
      well as other countries, are strengthening the core of our democracy,
      which relies on our economy. In my opinion, he did mention this at an
      inappropriate time, as this has nothing to do with Ramadan, but what he
      says isn’t untrue. It seems that people’s hatred for the religion that
      is known as “Islam” is causing them to hate anything associated with it,
      even a true statement of the state of our economy being largely
      influenced by countries that practice Islam, and not necessarily in a
      negative way all the time.

      Hitler killed millions of Jews, who has President Obama killed?

      All President Obama has done was end one war, killed Osama Bin Laden and get millions of people access to Health Care.

      Just
      because you and pothers on the right keep using Obama and Hitler in the
      same breath, does not mean Obama is like anything like Hitler. Just
      because you and others keep on saying that , it does not make it true.

      1. No he’s not a Muslim.

      2. He got voted to the office of the president by the people of the United States, so he holds his office legally.

      3. A traitor is someone who works against the best interest of the people. I have yet to see evidence that he is a traitor.

      4. He is not, he has almost none of the characteristics to make a Marxists and most of us have at least some.

      5. Same as number 4.

      6. George W Bush went to war with two poor nations thus costing America billions of dollars and many lives.
      Obama got American soldiers out of those countries and is trying to fix your beaten economy.

      7. No, he is married to a woman with at least two kids. Even if he was then so what?

      8. Every single person has a certain amount of social ideas in him but he is still not a socialist.

      9.
      No, he got American soldiers out of Afghanistan and Iraq, has saved the
      taxpayers billions of dollars, created about 4 million new jobs and his
      health reforms are the best America has ever had.

      I
      kept saying ANYONE who hates Barack Obama do so because they are
      Racist, bigoted, black-hating, extremists scumbag. I can take solance
      knowing I was right ALL along.

      Disgusting a-hole calling the
      President of the United States a terrorist! Anyone who calls Obama a
      fraud and a POS is without doubt a disgusting racist, bigoted piece of
      shite, and That’s a fact.

      Calling the POTUS a POS and a fraud seems to the usual calling call for you right-wing racists and bigots like you

  25. sorry to disappoint anyone but mohammad is not a relative or from the leanage(Sp) of abraham or Ishmael, Remember their were other tribes in the world at that time. Muslims has no more connection to the judeo christian leinage(sp). Again the obama idiot has lied again. I am wondering if this man really knows anything? but he did go to a madressa(muslim school) so that must be be where his brillience shines forth…

  26. I have a “brilliant” suggestion matches his “brilliant” thinking: Mr. Hussein Obama, why do you not change your title from The President of The United States Of America – which you do NOT deserve or honor or fulfill and which you are so determined to destroy and deform – to The Caliph of The Islamic State in Former USA. I say you know exactly what you want to communicate through these words praising real satanic religion “Islam”. Its you, you who is “contributing to the very fabric of our nation”. As I can see you are still bowing down and kissing the hands of your muslim masters … for some freaking reason you are suffering an inferiority complex towards muslims.

    • Racist Bigoted Right attack Obama for FACTUAL statement about Muslims!

      According the Racists and bigots of the Right, something is wrong with
      you if you prompt up ANY group NOT white or Chrisitan. What do you
      expect from the group that believes America was founded by white people,
      when it was ACTAULY founded by people of ALL races!

      I have been
      saying it for years. It’s like white conservatives can not accept
      reality that white people will soon become the minority population in
      America. This all consuming fear of becoming the minority population
      fuels the Tea Party conservative agenda.

      President Obama correctly
      asserted that Muslims have contributed to building the very fabric or
      our nation… Some may wish to think, or have been terribly misinformed,
      that modern Algebra (which comes from the Arabic word الجبر “al-jabr”
      or “restoration”) that we Americans use today had nothing to do with
      mathematicians like Al-Khwarizmi; Omar
      Khayyam; Sharaf Al-Dīn
      al-Tūsī; Al-Karaji; or Ibn An-Nadim. Whereas these were in fact the
      co-inventors and authors of Algebra. In the same vein that Abu Kamil
      Shuja Al-Misri or Al-Hasib, besides authoring books to be followed on
      Quadratic and Indeterminate Equations, also calculated before 930 CE,
      the most accurate easily carried fractional notation of Pi = 22/7 which I
      personally use today. And our colonial founders knowledgeably carried
      important information like this with them before disembarking in North
      America.

      Nytx Spirit well when one posts that the president is a
      POS and and scum bag muslim without proof then I would think that one
      invites critics to question if his views are perhaps shaded in part by
      racism, you jumping to his defense over his verbiage indicate to me that
      perhaps you too are a racist POS

      Obama did not say that Muslims
      alone built the fabric of our nation, instead he said they had
      contributions.. Just like Scottish Americans (John Dunlop, founder of
      Dunlop Tire Company) or African Americans (inventor of the traffic
      signal) or German Americans (Albert Einstein, self-explanatory), all
      have had some part in the building of America.

      For your Information America is NOT, never WAS, and NEVER WILL BE a Chrisitan Nation, it is a nation of ALL religions!

      take it that many of the people commenting on this article are stuck
      on the idea that Obama said that “Muslims built this country”, which he
      didn’t. He did say that they are building the fabric of our nation,
      which is true as the U.S. is reliant on foreign nations for oil,
      especially the nations that practice Islam. And I suppose that because
      doing business with the countries that trade oil with the United States
      makes this a productive Nation and helps fuel the objectives of the
      government, that the contributions of people from the “Muslim World”, as
      well as other countries, are strengthening the core of our democracy,
      which relies on our economy. In my opinion, he did mention this at an
      inappropriate time, as this has nothing to do with Ramadan, but what he
      says isn’t untrue. It seems that people’s hatred for the religion that
      is known as “Islam” is causing them to hate anything associated with it,
      even a true statement of the state of our economy being largely
      influenced by countries that practice Islam, and not necessarily in a
      negative way all the time.

      Hitler killed millions of Jews, who has President Obama killed?

      All President Obama has done was end one war, killed Osama Bin Laden and get millions of people access to Health Care.

      Just
      because you and pothers on the right keep using Obama and Hitler in the
      same breath, does not mean Obama is like anything like Hitler. Just
      because you and others keep on saying that , it does not make it true.

      1. No he’s not a Muslim.

      2. He got voted to the office of the president by the people of the United States, so he holds his office legally.

      3. A traitor is someone who works against the best interest of the people. I have yet to see evidence that he is a traitor.

      4. He is not, he has almost none of the characteristics to make a Marxists and most of us have at least some.

      5. Same as number 4.

      6. George W Bush went to war with two poor nations thus costing America billions of dollars and many lives.
      Obama got American soldiers out of those countries and is trying to fix your beaten economy.

      7. No, he is married to a woman with at least two kids. Even if he was then so what?

      8. Every single person has a certain amount of social ideas in him but he is still not a socialist.

      9.
      No, he got American soldiers out of Afghanistan and Iraq, has saved the
      taxpayers billions of dollars, created about 4 million new jobs and his
      health reforms are the best America has ever had.

      I
      kept saying ANYONE who hates Barack Obama do so because they are
      Racist, bigoted, black-hating, extremists scumbag. I can take solance
      knowing I was right ALL along.

      Disgusting a-hole calling the
      President of the United States a terrorist! Anyone who calls Obama a
      fraud and a POS is without doubt a disgusting racist, bigoted piece of
      shite, and That’s a fact.

      Calling the POTUS a POS and a fraud seems to the usual calling call for you right-wing racists and bigots like you!

    • Oh, you’re absolutely correct. Think of all the African slaves supplied to various nations including America by muslim slavers. A significant contribution to our culture to be sure. /sarc

    • I just looked up 1 thing on that list and this is what I found about muhammad Speaks newspaper: What muslims Want-

      What the Muslims Want

      This is the question asked most frequently by both the whites and the blacks. The answers to this question I shall state as simply as possible.
      1. We want freedom. We want a full and complete freedom.
      2. We want justice. Equal justice under the law. We want justice applied equally to all, regardless of creed, or class, or color.
      3. We want equality of opportunity. We want equal membership in society with the best in civilized society.
      4. We want our people in America whose parents or grandparents were descendants from slaves, to be allowed to establish a separate state or territory of their own…either on this continent or elsewhere. We believe that our former slave masters are obliged to provide such land and that the area must be fertile and minerally rich. We believe that our former slave masters are obligated to maintain and supply our needs in this separate territory for the next 20 to 25 years…until we are able to produce our own needs. Since we cannot get along with them in peace and equality, after giving them 400 years of our sweat and blood, and receiving in return some of the worst treatment human beings have ever experienced, we believe our contributions to this land and the suffering forced upon us by white America, justifies our demand for complete separation in a state or territory of our own.
      5. We want freedom for all Believers of Islam now held in federal prisons. We want freedom for all black men and women now under death sentence in innumerable prisons in the North, as well as the South. We want every black man and woman to have the freedom to accept or reject being separated from the slave master’s children and establish a land of their own. We know that the above plan for the solution of the black and white conflict is the best and only answer to the problem between two people.
      6. We want an immediate end to the police brutality and mob attacks against the so-called Negro throughout the United States. We believe that the Federal government should intercede to see that black men and women tried in white courts receive justice in accordance with the laws of the land – or allow us to build a new nation for ourselves, dedicated to justice, freedom and liberty.
      7. As long as we are not allowed to establish a state or territory of our own, we demand not only equal justice under the laws of the United States, but equal employment opportunities – NOW. We do not believe that after 400 years of free or nearly free labor, sweat and blood, which has helped America become rich and powerful, that so many thousands of black people should have to subsist on relief, charity, or live in poor homes.
      8. We want the government of the United States to exempt our people from All Taxation as long as we are deprived of equal justice under the laws of the land.
      9. We want equal education – but separate schools up to 16 for boys and 18 for girls on the condition that the girls be sent to women’s colleges and universities. We want all black children, educated, taught and trained by their own teachers. Under such schooling systems we believe we will make a better nation of people. The United States government should provide, free, all necessary text books and equipment, schools, and college buildings. The Muslim teachers shall be left free to teach and train their people in the way of righteousness, decency and self respect.
      10. We believe that intermarriage or race mixing should be prohibited. We want the religion of Islam taught without hindrance or suppression. These are some of the things that we, the Muslims, want for our people in North America.

      REALLY???
      Free colleges and education just for them? All muslims be tax exempt? Only them…Their own state??? Taken care of by the government for 25 years??? All people in prison who are Islamic released, regardless of crime?? No intermarriage or race mixing??? This is how you want your country run???

      • Then maybe you should have thought about this before you decided to kill 3000 Americans in 9/11

  27. Here are a few:

    Ahmed Zewail, an American Muslim, won a Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry in 1999 for his work on femtochemistry.

    Mohammed Ali – considered the best boxer ever, was an American Muslim.

    Fazlur Rahman Khan, an American Muslim, largely considered to be the father of the skyscraper, and considered the “Einstein of Structural Engineering”, designed the Willis Tower and the Hancock building in Chicago.

    Ayub Onmaya, an American Muslim, invented the Ommaya reservoir (which allows for chemotherapy directly to brain tumors), was also a leading expert in traumatic brain injuries.

    Farah Pandith, an American Muslim, worked at the National Security Council at the White House under Elliott Abrams covering a portfolio that included “Muslim engagement,” countering violent extremism, and The Broader Middle East North Africa Initiative.

    Zalmay Mamozy Khalilzad, an American Muslim, was the US ambassador to the United Nations under President George W Bush.

    Elias A. Zerhouni was the 15th director of the National Institute of Health, appointed by George W Bush. He, too, is an American Muslim.

    None of the above mentioned have ever been accused of terrorism or any criminal activity. This article must have been referring to all of the other Muslim Americans.

    • Many contributed their individual achievements, but Obama said:
      “…to building the very fabric of our nation…”. You cannot get more fundamental. Obama has thus re-written history to credit muslims with the entirety that is America.

    • Great you can come up with 7 people.

      Since this is your first comment on Allenbwest.com I am going to assume that your day job is with CAIR or another group just like them. Please do me a favor and go back to your research department and see if they can come back with a few more contributors.

    • I don’t think anyone has implied that some muslims didn’t contribute to this country or that all muslims are bad. You mentioned Mohammed Ali, and he was born as Casius Clay in the rural south.

    • Building the very fabric…means to be a foundation. These are all modern “famous” people…most of which are in famous job roles, and haven’t contributed to building America. Being a high ranking government official doesn’t mean you are building America, being a professional wrestler or boxer doesn’t mean you are building America. Being a highly paid healthcare professional doesn’t mean you are building America. Your quick Google search for famous Muslims has left you empty handed…let me show evidence:

      1. Benghazi

      2. High gas prices

      3. Most months of high unemployment rate, EVER

      4. National debt almost doubled

      5. Fast and furious

      6. Many more, backed by fact…but too many to list.

      …all contributed by a Muslim. These Muslim actions rip (versus “build”) the fabric of America, contrary to what “Eugene” has posted.

    • that was the Marines dolt. The US Naval forces were already established. In April 1805, a major American victory came during the Derna campaign, which was undertaken by U.S. land forces in North Africa. Supported by the heavy guns of the USSArgus and the USS Hornet, Marines and Arab mercenaries under William Eaton captured Derna and deposed Yusuf Karamanli. Lieutenant Presley O’ Bannon, commanding the Marines, performed so heroically in the battle that Hamet Karamanli presented him with an elaborately designed sword that now serves as the pattern for the swords carried by Marine officers. The phrase “to the shores of Tripoli,” from the official song of the U.S. Marine Corps, also has its origins in the Derna campaign.

      • Last time I checked the Marines were part of the US Navy. simply cited Wikipedia. Name calling another patriot not very nice! God Bless the USA.

  28. I would go with impeachment..but honestly, it doesnt matter. The House or Senate will not hang their puppet. And by the time the process starts (assuming the decided to start it TODAY) they would approve it near Summer of 2015, and he would be officially impeached near fall or winter…But at that point we will already be looking to who will be the next POTUS. To be honest, he should have never been allowed a 2nd term. But who is to blame for that? Well, for all the uneducated, willing-to-ride-the”Black POTUS”-train, and the “I dont care” people…look in the mirror. I REFUSE to vote anymore until a candidate with TRUE honor and honesty and influence comes forth. But there is NO ONE like that in the current political field. Not on the Left or the Right…

  29. Nevermind that this is a standard boilerplate statement that Presidents have been putting out for YEARS. I wonder where Mr. West’s outrage was when Bush said, in 2006 “America is strengthened by the countless contributions of our Muslim
    citizens, and we value our ties with Muslim nations throughout the
    world.” http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2006/10/20061023.html Or in 2007 when Bush said “The great faith of Islam has enhanced our society and brought comfort
    and strength to generations in America and around the world.” http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2007/10/20071011-5.html or in 2008 when Bush said “Our Nation has millions of citizens who practice Islam, and our country
    benefits from their many contributions.” http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2008/09/20080930-2.html

    Why the double standard Allen? Do you think pointing this out is part of the problem, or part of the solution? If you truly believe trying to FOOL your readers by slyly intimating that this boilerplate statement echoed by President’s past is some deeply held philosophy only held by Obama, can you explain how that is part of the SOLUTION to the problems that currently plague our nation?

    I look forward to your answer, which surely won’t be full of political rhetoric, hyperbole, straw men, and/or ad hominen attacks, and will include empirical and factual counters to the credible, referenced links I provided above. Thanks for your time.

    • I especially like the part where Bush stated that Muslims “have built the very fabric of our nation”… oh wait, he didn’t say that. Our current commander in chief did. Regardless though, I would like to know which of the founding fathers were muslims? Which muslim principles established the fabric of this nation?

      • Unsurprisingly, you completely missed the point. I don’t agree with the statement Obama made. Just like I don’t agree with the EXTREMELY similar statements that Bush made. And without going back to look, it’s highly likely that Presidents have been saying that for years past.

        So, are you acknowledging that you don’t agree with Obama’s statements, but you’re OK with it when a Republican says “The great faith of Islam has enhanced our society.” If so, how do you feel Muslim has “enhanced our society”?

      • Bush was talking about recent events, not the founding and building of our country. If many Muslims are now Citizens, I would hope they are enhancing our society but they were NOT The Fabric That Built This Nation…Don’t play with words my Liberal friends…

      • “My liberal friends [sic]”? Just because I present another viewpoint, this qualifies you to start making assumptions about me? Pray tell, what else do you know about me? Am I on welfare? And I posting this from my Obamaphone? Am I a Muslim myself? Just curious what other baseless generalizations you can come up with about me.

        Was Bush talking about current events when he said, “The great faith of Islam has enhanced our society and brought comfort
        and strength to generations in America” That’s from the 2007 link, above, you can verify for yourself. I’ve done the research for you. Clearly, when he refers to past generations, he meant recent events, right? Do you agree with Bush’s statements?

        Look, again I am not defending what Obama said, despite your best attempts to paint me into that corner. He probably could have chosen better words, nevermind the fact that almost assuredly had next to nothing to do with the actual writing of that statement. How could he be, when he’s out golfing and campaigning every waking moment? My point was simply that it’s a standard boilerplate statement that gets released by the White House EVERY YEAR, and has for many years. They change a few of the words around each time. Why do you think Allen conveniently left that fact out?

      • Did you research to find out if Mr. Allen West made a response to what Bush stated? Or are you just assuming he didn’t? And even if Mr. West didn’t respond, does that mean that he agreed with what Bush stated? Sounds like you’re jumping to conclusions. But besides all of this, it doesn’t matter. Fact of the matter, and the point of this article, is that Obama made a claim about our nation and of muslims that isn’t true.

      • No, I have not. I cannot factually state what Mr. West’s response, if any, was to Bush statements. I can make a pretty educated guess, and I’m sure you can too. Common sense. But, I admit that is something I cannot back up with links. If Mr. Allen, or anyone, can provide references, I’ll gladly acknowledge them.

        I again draw your attention to this part of my comment: ” Do you think pointing this out is part of the problem, or part of the
        solution? If you truly believe trying to FOOL your readers by slyly
        intimating that this boilerplate statement echoed by President’s past is
        some deeply held philosophy only held by Obama, can you explain how
        that is part of the SOLUTION to the problems that currently plague our
        nation?”

        Mr. West first states that he “enjoys the opportunity to

        educate, edify, and challenge us all to
        think beyond the obvious.” I’m a little skeptical of that claim, given the massive amount of context and other factual information regarding this topic that he omitted from this article.

      • I apologize for not getting your point (unsurprisingly? lol ok). No, I don’t agree with what Bush said either, as it’s obvious that he was just trying to show acceptance towards muslims and not anger them. I’m neither republican or democrat, I am an American, and believe on the principles that this great nation was built upon- which doesn’t include anything muslim. I only look at the facts when forming an opinion. What Obama stated was referring to “the very fabric” of our nation being contributed by muslims. Muslims may have contributed recently to what our society looks like now, but had nothing to do with the foundation of this country. Bush didn’t say this.

      • Thanks for the reply Rob. Like you, I try to look at the facts. Which is why I explicitly stated, “I DON’T AGREE WITH THE CHOICE OF WORDS IN OBAMA’S STATEMENT”. However, I also don’t believe, and again this is my opinion, that it is Mr. West’s intent to open a dialogue about the semantics of what Obama was saying. These sorts of statements have been issued every year by Presidents going back a while (I will admit I have not looked back to see how far). While Obama’s choice of words might not have been the best, the sentiment behind the statement is surely not as diabolical or sinister as Mr. Allen would like us to believe, and clearly many do. I just read one statement about Obama now “re-writing history” with this statement, which will assuredly be forgotten in a day or two. But if it does make it’s way into a history textbook, I’ll gladly acknowledge it.

        In my original comment, I asked how isolating this one particular comment, without the context of knowing that very similar statements have been issued every year going back, is helping to solve the problems of our nation. It’s beyond obvious that many readers believe this statement was issued as a stand-alone speech by Obama, instead of just one of countless statements released by the WH for every manner of occasion going back. It’s framed in a way that is deliberately misleading. Why do you think he notes that Obama “released this statement” yet includes a picture of Obama speaking to Muslims? The picture has nothing directly to do with the statement. This is how political pundits ON BOTH SIDES make their living. They divide. They do not unite.

        I was simply asking Mr. Allen to defend his tactics and explain how this is supposed to help the nation. I’m not holding my breath.

      • Hey, the Muslims helped us form the United States Marine Corps!

        I realize that it wasn’t their intention, but them are the facts.

  30. It is not contrived to observe and acknowledge Our President is a Muslim.

    It is not unreasonable to accept said president without regard to his religion to the extent that his religion does not impair his judgement or his decision-making faculties.

    I don’t remember Barry addressing Christians during Easter or the Jewish community during Hanukkah or any other sect, for that matter, for a moment of praise. For his Sectarian and racial advocacy he has created a sectarian and racial divide that may take 20-25 years to undo.

    This country, make no mistake, is founded on Christian Principals! God, Moses, Mother Mary, Isaac, Father, Jacob, Son, the Holy Spirit, Bible, Torah, Talmud, Chakrahs, Nature, Wind, Air, Water, Earth, Electricity and fire are the foundational principals that built the fabric of this nation.

    In God We Trust, e pluribus unum (Out of many, one). That is the USA. I echo and underscore the sentiment of this article. I spit on the path of this President…

    He is trying to become a Martyr and will push us to our breaking point. I demand that we not give him his Martyrdom… Bring Obama to his knees in shame through our great process of justice. Impeach Him! May his name invoke disgust for the rest of time and his reign a lesson learned. He is a murderous traitor. Obama is culpable in every one of the lives lost in Ukraine, Iraq, Israel & Palestine to the degree at which he vacationed while wars are being waged.

    • Don’t forget the children dying in their attempts to illegally cross the border; Obama’s policies have encouraged their migration, and so their deaths are all on him…

    • “I don’t remember Barry addressing Christians during Easter or the Jewish
      community during Hanukkah or any other sect, for that matter, for a
      moment of praise.” http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and-video/video/2014/04/14/president-obama-speaks-2014-easter-prayer-breakfast

      http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and-video/video/2013/12/05/president-obama-speaks-afternoon-hanukkah-reception

      There it is, live on video. Anything else I can debunk for you?

      • Because he’s a Muslim, he was raised a Muslim in Indonesia. Right on his elementary school records it states. RELIGION-ISLAM. NATIONALITY-INDONESIAN.

      • Great point. As we all know, it goes without saying that pretty much all 3rd graders are more than capable of identifying the tenets of major religions, and are also cognizant enough to be able to evaluate and decide on the religion they intend to practice for the rest of their lives, at the wise and ripe age of 7 and 8 years old.

      • Thank you for that… You do realize that he is reading that right?

        So Watch him as he reads it. The first 3 minutes and 45 seconds he is plugging for disarmament of America… His party agenda… Then he shifts to address the people he has to. As he reads John 3:16 he gets so uncomfortable with it that he touches is face/rubs his nose. It is the only time he does so through the whole speech.

        Later he claims to be a christian… sadly laughable. By that time he is in full presentation mode though, with his head held high.

        Take a look at minute 3:56 then rewind it a couple of times to get a good look as he looks from under his brow as if to say, “Show Time”, do you see that sinister look?

        He hates that audience… Not one time did he mention that the christian sect developed or had anything to do with the foundation of anything… Why? That’s right, because it is praise that does not belong in an address of a sect, but it would be rightfully earned though.

        He claims to be a Christian and He claims to be a Muslim. Cannot be both and therefore he is neither. Obama is disgusting!

      • You’re welcome.

        You claimed that you had no knowledge of him addressing Christians during Easter. That was patently proven false. I appreciate you acknowledging that you were wrong.

        The rest of your analysis is speculative, conjectural, and baseless. But thank you for sharing your opinion.

      • I claimed he didn’t address other sects and implied “with any credit” and then he addresses Muslims with false credit, even patronizing Credit because it was all lies.

        You are ignorant by choice, and that is worse than stupid, If you cannot see this guys intentions.

        Looks like we won’t be impeaching him… I look at the GOP and say WTF?

      • You claimed that you had no knowledge of Obama ever addressing Christians during Easter. I proved that categorically false. Thank you for admitting that you were wrong. That’s very big of you.

        The rest of your analysis is conjecture, speculation, and, in my opinion, hyperbolic rhetoric. But thank you for sharing your own personal viewpoint. It was very enlightening.

    • Racist Bigoted Right attack Obama for FACTUAL statement about Muslims!

      According the Racists and bigots of the Right, something is wrong with
      you if you prompt up ANY group NOT white or Chrisitan. What do you
      expect from the group that believes America was founded by white people,
      when it was ACTAULY founded by people of ALL races!

      I have been
      saying it for years. It’s like white conservatives can not accept
      reality that white people will soon become the minority population in
      America. This all consuming fear of becoming the minority population
      fuels the Tea Party conservative agenda.

      President Obama correctl
      asserted that Muslims have contributed to building the very fabric or
      our nation… Some may wish to think, or have been terribly misinformed,
      that modern Algebra (which comes from the Arabic word الجبر “al-jabr”
      or “restoration”) that we Americans use today had nothing to do with
      mathematicians like Al-Khwarizmi; Omar
      Khayyam; Sharaf Al-Dīn
      al-Tūsī; Al-Karaji; or Ibn An-Nadim. Whereas these were in fact the
      co-inventors and authors of Algebra. In the same vein that Abu Kamil
      Shuja Al-Misri or Al-Hasib, besides authoring books to be followed on
      Quadratic and Indeterminate Equations, also calculated before 930 CE,
      the most accurate easily carried fractional notation of Pi = 22/7 which I
      personally use today. And our colonial founders knowledgeably carried
      important information like this with them before disembarking in North
      America.

      Nytx Spirit well when one posts that the president is a
      POS and and scum bag muslim without proof then I would think that one
      invites critics to question if his views are perhaps shaded in part by
      racism, you jumping to his defense over his verbiage indicate to me that
      perhaps you too are a racist POS

      Obama did not say that Muslims
      alone built the fabric of our nation, instead he said they had
      contributions.. Just like Scottish Americans (John Dunlop, founder of
      Dunlop Tire Company) or African Americans (inventor of the traffic
      signal) or German Americans (Albert Einstein, self-explanatory), all
      have had some part in the building of America.

      For your Information America is NOT, never WAS, and NEVER WILL BE a Chrisitan Nation, it is a nation of ALL religions!

      take it that many of the people commenting on this article are stuck
      on the idea that Obama said that “Muslims built this country”, which he
      didn’t. He did say that they are building the fabric of our nation,
      which is true as the U.S. is reliant on foreign nations for oil,
      especially the nations that practice Islam. And I suppose that because
      doing business with the countries that trade oil with the United States
      makes this a productive Nation and helps fuel the objectives of the
      government, that the contributions of people from the “Muslim World”, as
      well as other countries, are strengthening the core of our democracy,
      which relies on our economy. In my opinion, he did mention this at an
      inappropriate time, as this has nothing to do with Ramadan, but what he
      says isn’t untrue. It seems that people’s hatred for the religion that
      is known as “Islam” is causing them to hate anything associated with it,
      even a true statement of the state of our economy being largely
      influenced by countries that practice Islam, and not necessarily in a
      negative way all the time.

      Hitler killed millions of Jews, who has President Obama killed?

      All President Obama has done was end one war, killed Osama Bin Laden and get millions of people access to Health Care.

      Just
      because you and pothers on the right keep using Obama and Hitler in the
      same breath, does not mean Obama is like anything like Hitler. Just
      because you and others keep on saying that , it does not make it true.

      1. No he’s not a Muslim.

      2. He got voted to the office of the president by the people of the United States, so he holds his office legally.

      3. A traitor is someone who works against the best interest of the people. I have yet to see evidence that he is a traitor.

      4. He is not, he has almost none of the characteristics to make a Marxists and most of us have at least some.

      5. Same as number 4.

      6. George W Bush went to war with two poor nations thus costing America billions of dollars and many lives.
      Obama got American soldiers out of those countries and is trying to fix your beaten economy.

      7. No, he is married to a woman with at least two kids. Even if he was then so what?

      8. Every single person has a certain amount of social ideas in him but he is still not a socialist.

      9.
      No, he got American soldiers out of Afghanistan and Iraq, has saved the
      taxpayers billions of dollars, created about 4 million new jobs and his
      health reforms are the best America has ever had.

      I
      kept saying ANYONE who hates Barack Obama do so because they are
      Racist, bigoted, black-hating, extremists scumbag. I can take solance
      knowing I was right ALL along.

      Disgusting a-hole calling the
      President of the United States a terrorist! Anyone who calls Obama a
      fraud and a POS is without doubt a disgusting racist, bigoted piece of
      shite, and That’s a fact.

      Calling the POTUS a POS and a fraud seems to the usual calling call for you right-wing racists and bigots like you!

      • Next you’ll be saying that Salman Kahn (founder of Kahn Academy) an American born citizen who studied in America and in American universities had parents of Bangladeshi immigrant origin, must have all his achievements credited to Islam. You stupid moron.

        Algebra is falsely claimed by the pedophile Arabian cult of invasion and occupation (it was a Hindu Indian innovation as were the numerals we use today) because a Persian took an interest in ideas that did not originate from the illiterate Arabian slaving cult and never took root in it. Far from it, the birthplace, citadel, geographic, cultural and linguistic centre of gravity, Arabia, was completely uninterested and unaffected by these ideas. Furthermore these ideas were eventually condemned as un-Islamic by the vermin in the Mosques.

  31. Hey Barry,

    What contributions? To the US or when you speak of our country are you directing your conversation to another continent?

    Seriously, what contributions.

    I know there are some muslim trolls that read Breitbart … please trolls
    reply to my comments and tell me what contributions muslims have made
    to the US.

    • I see that you are counting the “Peace Prize’ because with out that then the ENTIRE Muslim count in science is 3 and NONE of them were educated in Muslim countries or universities and aren’t practicing Muslims either. So really, it is ZERO Nobel Prizes for the pedo limb-choppers.

  32. The Muslims of the Barbary Coast (Shores of Tripoli) caused a “couple of problems” which ended with a US victory led by US Marine 1stLt Presley O’Bannon and was presented the Mameluk sword–now worn by all Marine officers. Semper Fi.

    • Racist Bigoted Right attack Obama for FACTUAL statement about Muslims!

      According the Racists and bigots of the Right, something is wrong with
      you if you prompt up ANY group NOT white or Chrisitan. What do you
      expect from the group that believes America was founded by white people,
      when it was ACTAULY founded by people of ALL races!

      I have been
      saying it for years. It’s like white conservatives can not accept
      reality that white people will soon become the minority population in
      America. This all consuming fear of becoming the minority population
      fuels the Tea Party conservative agenda.

      President Obama correctl
      asserted that Muslims have contributed to building the very fabric or
      our nation… Some may wish to think, or have been terribly misinformed,
      that modern Algebra (which comes from the Arabic word الجبر “al-jabr”
      or “restoration”) that we Americans use today had nothing to do with
      mathematicians like Al-Khwarizmi; Omar
      Khayyam; Sharaf Al-Dīn
      al-Tūsī; Al-Karaji; or Ibn An-Nadim. Whereas these were in fact the
      co-inventors and authors of Algebra. In the same vein that Abu Kamil
      Shuja Al-Misri or Al-Hasib, besides authoring books to be followed on
      Quadratic and Indeterminate Equations, also calculated before 930 CE,
      the most accurate easily carried fractional notation of Pi = 22/7 which I
      personally use today. And our colonial founders knowledgeably carried
      important information like this with them before disembarking in North
      America.

      Nytx Spirit well when one posts that the president is a
      POS and and scum bag muslim without proof then I would think that one
      invites critics to question if his views are perhaps shaded in part by
      racism, you jumping to his defense over his verbiage indicate to me that
      perhaps you too are a racist POS

      Obama did not say that Muslims
      alone built the fabric of our nation, instead he said they had
      contributions.. Just like Scottish Americans (John Dunlop, founder of
      Dunlop Tire Company) or African Americans (inventor of the traffic
      signal) or German Americans (Albert Einstein, self-explanatory), all
      have had some part in the building of America.

      For your Information America is NOT, never WAS, and NEVER WILL BE a Chrisitan Nation, it is a nation of ALL religions!

      take it that many of the people commenting on this article are stuck
      on the idea that Obama said that “Muslims built this country”, which he
      didn’t. He did say that they are building the fabric of our nation,
      which is true as the U.S. is reliant on foreign nations for oil,
      especially the nations that practice Islam. And I suppose that because
      doing business with the countries that trade oil with the United States
      makes this a productive Nation and helps fuel the objectives of the
      government, that the contributions of people from the “Muslim World”, as
      well as other countries, are strengthening the core of our democracy,
      which relies on our economy. In my opinion, he did mention this at an
      inappropriate time, as this has nothing to do with Ramadan, but what he
      says isn’t untrue. It seems that people’s hatred for the religion that
      is known as “Islam” is causing them to hate anything associated with it,
      even a true statement of the state of our economy being largely
      influenced by countries that practice Islam, and not necessarily in a
      negative way all the time.

      Hitler killed millions of Jews, who has President Obama killed?

      All President Obama has done was end one war, killed Osama Bin Laden and get millions of people access to Health Care.

      Just
      because you and pothers on the right keep using Obama and Hitler in the
      same breath, does not mean Obama is like anything like Hitler. Just
      because you and others keep on saying that , it does not make it true.

      1. No he’s not a Muslim.

      2. He got voted to the office of the president by the people of the United States, so he holds his office legally.

      3. A traitor is someone who works against the best interest of the people. I have yet to see evidence that he is a traitor.

      4. He is not, he has almost none of the characteristics to make a Marxists and most of us have at least some.

      5. Same as number 4.

      6. George W Bush went to war with two poor nations thus costing America billions of dollars and many lives.
      Obama got American soldiers out of those countries and is trying to fix your beaten economy.

      7. No, he is married to a woman with at least two kids. Even if he was then so what?

      8. Every single person has a certain amount of social ideas in him but he is still not a socialist.

      9.
      No, he got American soldiers out of Afghanistan and Iraq, has saved the
      taxpayers billions of dollars, created about 4 million new jobs and his
      health reforms are the best America has ever had.

      I
      kept saying ANYONE who hates Barack Obama do so because they are
      Racist, bigoted, black-hating, extremists scumbag. I can take solance
      knowing I was right ALL along.

      Disgusting a-hole calling the
      President of the United States a terrorist! Anyone who calls Obama a
      fraud and a POS is without doubt a disgusting racist, bigoted piece of
      shite, and That’s a fact.

      Calling the POTUS a POS and a fraud seems to the usual calling call for you right-wing racists and bigots like you

  33. Dear Mr. Obama:

    Were those Muslims in America when the Pilgrims first landed? Funny. I thought they were Native American Indians.

    Were those Muslims that celebrated the first Thanksgiving day? Sorry again. Those were Pilgrims and Native Americans.

    Can you show me one signature on the U.S. Constitution of a Muslim?

    Declaration Of Independence?

    Bill of Rights?

    Didn’t think so.

    Did Muslims fight for this country’s freedom from England? No.

    Did Muslims fight during the Civil War to help free slaves in America? No. In fact, Muslims to this day are still the largest traffickers in human slavery. Your half brother, a devout Muslim, still advocates slavery himself, even though Muslims of Arabic descent refer to black Muslims as “pug nosed slaves”. Says a lot of what the Muslim world really thinks of your family’s “rich Islamic heritage”. Doesn’t it Mr. Obama??

    Where were the Muslims during the Civil Rights era of this country? They weren’t!!!

    There were no pictures nor media accounts of Muslims walking side by side with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., or helping to advance the cause of civil rights.

    Or to the latter, where were the Muslims during this country’s Women’s Suffrage Movement? Again, not present. In fact, devout Muslims demand that women be subserviant to men in the Islamic culture. So much so, that often they are beaten for not wearing the “hajib”(veil) or for talking to men who not a direct family member or their husband. Yep, the Muslims are all for women’s rights, aren’t they??

    Where were the Muslims during WWII?? They were aligned with Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. The Muslims Grand Mufti himself met with Adolph Hitler, assisted his troops and accepted support from the Nazis in killing the Jews.

    And finally, Mr. Obama, where were the Muslims on Sept. 11th, 2001? If they weren’t flying planes into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, or a field in Pennsylvania killing nearly 3000 people on our own soil, they were rejoicing in the Middle East. No one can dispute the pictures shown from all parts of the Muslim world celebrating on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and other cable news networks that day. Strangely, the very “moderate” Muslims whose asses you bent over backwards to kiss in Cairo, Egypt on June 4th were stone cold silent post 9/11. To many Americans, their silence has meant approval for the acts of that day.

    And THAT, Mr. Obama, is the “Rich Heritage” Muslims have here in America.

    Oh, I’m sorry. I forgot to mention the Barbary pirates. They were Muslims, too.

    Nov. 5th 2009. The slaughter of American soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas by a Army major who is a Muslim. A doctor and psychriatrist who was supposed to be counselling soldiers returning from battle in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    Surely something must be terribly wrong with a man who seems to be more concerned with a Jew building a house in Israel than with Muslims building a nuclear bomb in Iran.

    On the evening of September 11, 2012, Islamic militants attacked the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, killing U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and U.S. Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith.[6] Stevens was the first U.S. Ambassador killed on duty since 1979. Then attacked and killed two CIA contractors, Tyrone S. Woods and Glen Doherty. Ten others were also injured in the attacks.

    THAT Mr. Obama, is Muslim Heritage in America.

    • JONATHAN RUDD!!!… I JUS WANT 2 THANK U 4 SAYING IT LIKE IT REALLY IS, JEHOVA BLESS U N’ KEEP U N’ UR FAMILY ALWAYS!!!

    • Racist Bigoted Right attack Obama for FACTUAL statement about Muslims!

      According the Racists and bigots of the Right, something is wrong with
      you if you prompt up ANY group NOT white or Chrisitan. What do you
      expect from the group that believes America was founded by white people,
      when it was ACTAULY founded by people of ALL races!

      I have been
      saying it for years. It’s like white conservatives can not accept
      reality that white people will soon become the minority population in
      America. This all consuming fear of becoming the minority population
      fuels the Tea Party conservative agenda.

      President Obama correctly
      asserted that Muslims have contributed to building the very fabric or
      our nation… Some may wish to think, or have been terribly misinformed,
      that modern Algebra (which comes from the Arabic word الجبر “al-jabr”
      or “restoration”) that we Americans use today had nothing to do with
      mathematicians like Al-Khwarizmi; Omar
      Khayyam; Sharaf Al-Dīn
      al-Tūsī; Al-Karaji; or Ibn An-Nadim. Whereas these were in fact the
      co-inventors and authors of Algebra. In the same vein that Abu Kamil
      Shuja Al-Misri or Al-Hasib, besides authoring books to be followed on
      Quadratic and Indeterminate Equations, also calculated before 930 CE,
      the most accurate easily carried fractional notation of Pi = 22/7 which I
      personally use today. And our colonial founders knowledgeably carried
      important information like this with them before disembarking in North
      America.

      Nytx Spirit well when one posts that the president is a
      POS and and scum bag muslim without proof then I would think that one
      invites critics to question if his views are perhaps shaded in part by
      racism, you jumping to his defense over his verbiage indicate to me that
      perhaps you too are a racist POS

      Obama did not say that Muslims
      alone built the fabric of our nation, instead he said they had
      contributions.. Just like Scottish Americans (John Dunlop, founder of
      Dunlop Tire Company) or African Americans (inventor of the traffic
      signal) or German Americans (Albert Einstein, self-explanatory), all
      have had some part in the building of America.

      For your Information America is NOT, never WAS, and NEVER WILL BE a Chrisitan Nation, it is a nation of ALL religions!

      take it that many of the people commenting on this article are stuck
      on the idea that Obama said that “Muslims built this country”, which he
      didn’t. He did say that they are building the fabric of our nation,
      which is true as the U.S. is reliant on foreign nations for oil,
      especially the nations that practice Islam. And I suppose that because
      doing business with the countries that trade oil with the United States
      makes this a productive Nation and helps fuel the objectives of the
      government, that the contributions of people from the “Muslim World”, as
      well as other countries, are strengthening the core of our democracy,
      which relies on our economy. In my opinion, he did mention this at an
      inappropriate time, as this has nothing to do with Ramadan, but what he
      says isn’t untrue. It seems that people’s hatred for the religion that
      is known as “Islam” is causing them to hate anything associated with it,
      even a true statement of the state of our economy being largely
      influenced by countries that practice Islam, and not necessarily in a
      negative way all the time.

      Hitler killed millions of Jews, who has President Obama killed?

      All President Obama has done was end one war, killed Osama Bin Laden and get millions of people access to Health Care.

      Just
      because you and pothers on the right keep using Obama and Hitler in the
      same breath, does not mean Obama is like anything like Hitler. Just
      because you and others keep on saying that , it does not make it true.

      1. No he’s not a Muslim.

      2. He got voted to the office of the president by the people of the United States, so he holds his office legally.

      3. A traitor is someone who works against the best interest of the people. I have yet to see evidence that he is a traitor.

      4. He is not, he has almost none of the characteristics to make a Marxists and most of us have at least some.

      5. Same as number 4.

      6. George W Bush went to war with two poor nations thus costing America billions of dollars and many lives.
      Obama got American soldiers out of those countries and is trying to fix your beaten economy.

      7. No, he is married to a woman with at least two kids. Even if he was then so what?

      8. Every single person has a certain amount of social ideas in him but he is still not a socialist.

      9.
      No, he got American soldiers out of Afghanistan and Iraq, has saved the
      taxpayers billions of dollars, created about 4 million new jobs and his
      health reforms are the best America has ever had.

      I
      kept saying ANYONE who hates Barack Obama do so because they are
      Racist, bigoted, black-hating, extremists scumbag. I can take solance
      knowing I was right ALL along.

      Disgusting a-hole calling the
      President of the United States a terrorist! Anyone who calls Obama a
      fraud and a POS is without doubt a disgusting racist, bigoted piece of
      shite, and That’s a fact.

      Calling the POTUS a POS and a fraud seems to the usual calling call for you right-wing racists and bigots like you!

      • What a load of hogwash. Al-Khwarizmi; Omar Khayyam; Sharaf Al-Dīn al-Tūsī; Al-Karaji; or Ibn An-Nadim did their work DESPITE Islam. There is NOTHING in the Arabian pedophile slaving cult that contributed to the ideas these men took an interest in – the ideas originated from Hindu India as did the numerals we use. The vermin invading army of Arabian slavers had little interest in anything they had no use for. They destroyed most of the manuscripts and libraries they came across:
        Alberuni (973-1050), a Persian scholar captured by Sultan Mahmud Ghazni travelled India for 20 years studying Indian mathematics,
        philosophy, civil and religious law, geography, religion, astronomy, solar and lunar eclipses), physics and metaphysics. Of the Muslim conquests of India, noted “Mahmud utterly ruined the prosperity of the country …..Hindu sciences have retired far away from those parts of the country conquered by us, and have fled to places which our hands cannot yet reach (in his book 1030-cited in Khan p 89)

      • Pure and simple written by a brainwashed race baiting jackass! You must be the Charles Moore of near Sanford Florida! Still trying to eat enough beans to build up enough gas to blow your head out of your ass! You stuck it there and there it remains as it is obvious from your babbling drivel of vitrol and venomous crap! You are incorrect in so much of this that it is not worth going into on a line item basis! Go back to your TV and purple drank you worthless sleeze! Let the adults that are not halfbreed muslim waterboarded and brain washed! That halfbreed has not created one job period! To expand Federal departments by hiring is not job creation fool it is a waste of good Americans tax money! Which you and your food stamps and your living off the freebies while sitting on your ass all day while other Americans support your sorry ass! He is a Muslim and he is scum just like you!!!!

      • America was not founded by the inuit…
        C.moore, get YOUR facts straight..
        it was not FOUNDED by all races…

        and race is a term about culture, not skin color
        if you dont believe me, then why not read trotsky who coined the term in 1930 in his history of the soviet revolution. hard to be something before the word is invented, eh?

      • …if you’re so correct, please inform the entire US population how this healthcare reform is so great? I don’t think any major news networks have seen the ACA as anything as ‘an unmitigated disaster’. Whilst you’re at it, please elaborate on these 4 million jobs you speak of, lest they be the people being hired to disrupt veterans care, IRS hooligans to target people, etc etc etc. Enough said

  34. It hit me while teaching my AP US History class to look into how many muslims were brought as slaves from West Africa during colonial times … it was fascinating to learn that quite a few were. A book has been written based the narratives of four such men, which I have not yet read – but somehow I don’t think Obama is referring to this aspect of our country’s founding … http://www.danielpipes.org/868/servants-of-allah-african-muslims-enslaved-in-the-americas

  35. Our Muslim friends have done much for the fabric of society. Flying civilian aircraft into civilian buildings was a first. No-one else thought of doing it. Telling us to our faces that they emulate a child raping slaver, that’s a good one. I particularly like the idea that if we tell the truth they will get violent and therefore we are inciting violence. That’s pretty good too. You are just meanies and haters – and racists.

  36. I found one! The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Julian P. Boyd, editor Princeton University Press, 1954), Vol. 9, p. 358, Report of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams to John Jay, March 28, 1786.
    American diplomats John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson asked the Ambassador from Tripoli what was the motivation for Muslims attacking Americans? The Ambassador said, “it was founded on the laws of their Prophet [Mohammed] – that it was written in their Koran that all nations who should not have acknowledged their authority were sinners; that is was their right and duty to make war upon them wherever they could be found and to make slaves of all they could take as prisoners; and that every muslim who should be slain in battle was sure to go to Paradise.”

  37. If stirring up strife and animosity over a religion is an accomplishment then they have done as much as you have sir. Muslim is a religion, not a nationality. And you quoting the bible is awesome. So you also believe a man was in the belly of a fish alive under the ocean for 40 days as well? Please share more of your wisdom based on ancient mystical thinking and fairy tales.

  38. Obama = Devils minion. Koran=Book of Evil. Muslims followers of the Great Deceiver and the (religion) cult he created called Islam. Don’t any of you that think God has a book and followers trying to do good?
    Then believe for an instant that Satan lies to his followers making them think what they are doing is Good and Well in his eyes but is wrong as can be? That is Islam and the Muslims practicing this cult. The Koran is full of lies, contradictions and deceit, it actually tells them to (lie) to us called Taqyyia, to befriend the Kaffir, (derogatory) to lie but when the time comes kill them for Allah or you don’t get to Heaven where those 72 virgins are waiting…The only mention of love is the love for Allah, not Family, children, animals, anything, no love for each other.
    Think for an instant beheading people begging for their life because they don’t believe in something you do, Think people! Wake up! Study up on this or does education scare you? We need to stop this from getting worse. We need to stop them from coming into our country.

    • Racist Bigoted Right attack Obama for FACTUAL statement about Muslims!

      According the Racists and bigots of the Right, something is wrong with
      you if you prompt up ANY group NOT white or Chrisitan. What do you
      expect from the group that believes America was founded by white people,
      when it was ACTAULY founded by people of ALL races!

      I have been
      saying it for years. It’s like white conservatives can not accept
      reality that white people will soon become the minority population in
      America. This all consuming fear of becoming the minority population
      fuels the Tea Party conservative agenda.

      President Obama correctl
      asserted that Muslims have contributed to building the very fabric or
      our nation… Some may wish to think, or have been terribly misinformed,
      that modern Algebra (which comes from the Arabic word الجبر “al-jabr”
      or “restoration”) that we Americans use today had nothing to do with
      mathematicians like Al-Khwarizmi; Omar
      Khayyam; Sharaf Al-Dīn
      al-Tūsī; Al-Karaji; or Ibn An-Nadim. Whereas these were in fact the
      co-inventors and authors of Algebra. In the same vein that Abu Kamil
      Shuja Al-Misri or Al-Hasib, besides authoring books to be followed on
      Quadratic and Indeterminate Equations, also calculated before 930 CE,
      the most accurate easily carried fractional notation of Pi = 22/7 which I
      personally use today. And our colonial founders knowledgeably carried
      important information like this with them before disembarking in North
      America.

      Nytx Spirit well when one posts that the president is a
      POS and and scum bag muslim without proof then I would think that one
      invites critics to question if his views are perhaps shaded in part by
      racism, you jumping to his defense over his verbiage indicate to me that
      perhaps you too are a racist POS

      Obama did not say that Muslims
      alone built the fabric of our nation, instead he said they had
      contributions.. Just like Scottish Americans (John Dunlop, founder of
      Dunlop Tire Company) or African Americans (inventor of the traffic
      signal) or German Americans (Albert Einstein, self-explanatory), all
      have had some part in the building of America.

      For your Information America is NOT, never WAS, and NEVER WILL BE a Chrisitan Nation, it is a nation of ALL religions!

      take it that many of the people commenting on this article are stuck
      on the idea that Obama said that “Muslims built this country”, which he
      didn’t. He did say that they are building the fabric of our nation,
      which is true as the U.S. is reliant on foreign nations for oil,
      especially the nations that practice Islam. And I suppose that because
      doing business with the countries that trade oil with the United States
      makes this a productive Nation and helps fuel the objectives of the
      government, that the contributions of people from the “Muslim World”, as
      well as other countries, are strengthening the core of our democracy,
      which relies on our economy. In my opinion, he did mention this at an
      inappropriate time, as this has nothing to do with Ramadan, but what he
      says isn’t untrue. It seems that people’s hatred for the religion that
      is known as “Islam” is causing them to hate anything associated with it,
      even a true statement of the state of our economy being largely
      influenced by countries that practice Islam, and not necessarily in a
      negative way all the time.

      Hitler killed millions of Jews, who has President Obama killed?

      All President Obama has done was end one war, killed Osama Bin Laden and get millions of people access to Health Care.

      Just
      because you and pothers on the right keep using Obama and Hitler in the
      same breath, does not mean Obama is like anything like Hitler. Just
      because you and others keep on saying that , it does not make it true.

      1. No he’s not a Muslim.

      2. He got voted to the office of the president by the people of the United States, so he holds his office legally.

      3. A traitor is someone who works against the best interest of the people. I have yet to see evidence that he is a traitor.

      4. He is not, he has almost none of the characteristics to make a Marxists and most of us have at least some.

      5. Same as number 4.

      6. George W Bush went to war with two poor nations thus costing America billions of dollars and many lives.
      Obama got American soldiers out of those countries and is trying to fix your beaten economy.

      7. No, he is married to a woman with at least two kids. Even if he was then so what?

      8. Every single person has a certain amount of social ideas in him but he is still not a socialist.

      9.
      No, he got American soldiers out of Afghanistan and Iraq, has saved the
      taxpayers billions of dollars, created about 4 million new jobs and his
      health reforms are the best America has ever had.

      I
      kept saying ANYONE who hates Barack Obama do so because they are
      Racist, bigoted, black-hating, extremists scumbag. I can take solance
      knowing I was right ALL along.

      Disgusting a-hole calling the
      President of the United States a terrorist! Anyone who calls Obama a
      fraud and a POS is without doubt a disgusting racist, bigoted piece of
      shite, and That’s a fact.

      Calling the POTUS a POS and a fraud seems to the usual calling call for you right-wing racists and bigots like you!

  39. The Muslims captured Africans and sold them into slavery, many of whom ended up in America.

    Maybe, that’s what he means.

  40. Mr West, you ask us to participate by sharing examples of “common values”.

    I draw your attention to the words of Mr. George W. Bush, who, at the end of Eid al-Fitr in 2007, said the following: “Our Nation is proud to be a land of many beliefs, and our society is enriched by our Muslim citizens. On the first day of Shawwal, the tenth month of the Islamic calendar, may people of all faiths reflect on the values we hold in common, including love of family, the importance of community, and gratitude to God. Laura and I send our best wishes for a joyful celebration. Eid Mubarak.”

    Here is a link, so that you may verify this statement for yourself: http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2007/10/20071011-5.html

    Additional common values, according to Mr. Bush: “Islam is a great faith that has transcended racial and ethnic divisions and brought hope and comfort to many people. Throughout Ramadan, Muslimshave fasted to focus their minds on faith and to direct their hearts to charity.” http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2006/10/20061023.html

    I’d like to point out additional shared “common values”, as expressed by Bush in his yearly Eir al-fitr message: “Our Nation is blessed to count many Muslims among our fellow citizens. As Americans, we share a commitment to family, a belief in God’s justice and man’s moral responsibility, and hope for a future of peace and tolerance.”

    http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2005/11/20051104-2.html

    Mr. West, I could go on, but surely you get the point. I look forward to your response, in which you will surely validate Mr. Bush’s words and acknowledge the many common values he himself, in his great and infinite wisdom, has observed.

    • Bush never says anything about Muslims building the fabric of our nation and does not count himself in as a muslim when talking about the conglomerate.

      • He did say, “The great faith of Islam has enhanced our society and brought comfort and strength to generations in America”

        That’s from his 2007 eir al-fitr statement. Similar to the ones he issued every year he was in office. How many generations back do you suppose he was referencing?

        In case your interested, here’s some links to other words spoken by past US Presidents on the very same subject:

        “Mrs. Ford and I wish to extend our warmest greetings to all Americans of the Islamic Faith. For nearly two hundred years, our nation has derived its strength from the diversity of its people and of their beliefs. That strength has been greatly enhanced by your own religious heritage.” http://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/resources/quotes/gerald-ford-on-ramadan-in-a-white-house-statement?q=

        “The countries which have sponsored and built this Islamic Center have for centuries contributed to the building of civilization. With their traditions of learning and rich culture, the countries of Islam have added much to the advancement of mankind…” Eishenhower, 1957. Can we agree that the United States is part of “civilization”?

        http://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/resources/topics/religion-and-politics-in-us-history/subtopics/us-presidents-on-islam/quotes

        My point is simply this: Virtually every President going back at least 60 years has issued some kind of similar statement, usually at the end of Ramadan. The idea that Obama is unique or that he is espousing some sort of Islamic agenda is laughable. Either he isn’t, or every President before him who’s issued similar statements is as well. Pick ONE.

      • In my comment, I never said anything about “Muslims building the fabric of our nation either”. I clearly responded to the part in Mr. West’s 5th paragraph, where he states, “I’d like some audience participation here. Please share what you think … Oh – and don’t forget “common values” — please share those as well”

        I provided a list of statements outlining shared values between Muslims and our nation (read: Christians). Those common values just happened to be presented by George W. Bush during his Presidency. I am simply curious as to whether Mr. West agrees with Mr. Bush or not, that’s all.

    • Sharing common values is not the same as contributing to the fabric of our nation. Muslims have done nothing as far as I know.

      • Another person who’s reading comprehension is questionable at best. Once again for the record, I do not agree with the statement that Muslims have contributed to the fabric of our nation.

        Once you process that bit of information, you can read my reply to Danny above. The part where I discuss that I was SPECIFICALLY responding to Mr. West’s direct statement to share examples of “common values” held by Muslims and…our nation (read: Christians). I will cut and paste Mr. West’s word for your convenience here: “I’d like some audience participation here… Oh – and don’t forget “common values” — please share those as well.”

        Do you agree or disagree that Mr. West asked people to share for examples of common values?

        Once again, it’s in the 5th paragraph. I provided a comprehensive list of common values that are shared – as first published by George Bush. Either you agree with them, or you don’t. Very simple.

    • I was about to comment on David Virginia’s rediculous rant. But when I read the first comment by Vicky, it was like, “nuff said” The Lib David went on and on and never once gave a responce to anything that Allen mentioned.

      I’ll give you this David. You didn’t let us down here! Just like a good brown shirt liberal. Ya brought up Bush. LOL… you folks are so predictable, it’s almost funny.

      • Never once gave a response to anything that Allen mentioned? So I guess you didn’t get to the part of the article where Allen mentioned, “I’d like some audience participation here. Please share what you think… Oh – and don’t forget “common values” — please share those as well.” It’s the 5th paragraph down, if you can count that high.

        Care to try again? I specifically responded to something he mentioned. Careful, your intelligence is showing.

        All I did was share some “common values”, as he specifically and directly requested. Reading comprehension isn’t your strong suit, I see. They just happened to be spoken by Bush. I am simply curious as to whether Allen agrees with Bush or not.

        See, if he doesn’t, well than that might be construed as a double standard. Double, as in TWO. You know how many TWO is, don’t you? In order to evaluate a double standard, you need TWO things. One, would be Obama’s words. The other, well I went back to the most recent President in history before Obama, and found his words. They are quite similar, but not exact, to Obama’s words. I understand this might be a difficult concept for you to grasp. If there’s anything else I can do to help you understand, I’d be glad to.

      • Would you feel better, Danny, if I brought up, say…Eisenhower? “And I should like to assure you, my Islamic friends, that under the American Constitution, under American tradition, and in American hearts, this Center, this place of worship, is just as welcome as could be a similar edifice of any other religion. Indeed, America would fight with her whole strength for your right to have here your own church
        and worship according to your own conscience. This concept is indeed a part of America, and without that concept we would be something else than what we are…”

        Ike, at the opening of the Islamic Center, 1957. http://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/resources/quotes/dwight-eisenhower-on-muslims-in-america-at-ceremonies-opening-the-islamic-center?q=

        Shall I post some quotes, with references, from Reagan? Or Bush I? Or Ford?

  41. I cant think of anything POSITIVE that Muslims have done for the fabric of our nation. I can think of quite a lot of negative things, but no positive. They have blow up a lot of stuff and killed a lot of people, I admit that has an effect. They have tried to move in and insist that we change the way we do things to suit them, and I admit that has an effect. Not a good one, but an effect. So, the President is right to that degree.

  42. Well, they did give our Navy some badly needed experience in the time between the Revolution and the War of 1812. Then again, they did this by constantly attacking our shipping lanes, but I’m sure that’s the spin Obama will put on it: “giving our Navy some experience.”

    • Racist Bigoted Right attack Obama for FACTUAL statement about Muslims!

      According the Racists and bigots of the Right, something is wrong with
      you if you prompt up ANY group NOT white or Chrisitan. What do you
      expect from the group that believes America was founded by white people,
      when it was ACTAULY founded by people of ALL races!

      I have been
      saying it for years. It’s like white conservatives can not accept
      reality that white people will soon become the minority population in
      America. This all consuming fear of becoming the minority population
      fuels the Tea Party conservative agenda.

      President Obama correctl
      asserted that Muslims have contributed to building the very fabric or
      our nation… Some may wish to think, or have been terribly misinformed,
      that modern Algebra (which comes from the Arabic word الجبر “al-jabr”
      or “restoration”) that we Americans use today had nothing to do with
      mathematicians like Al-Khwarizmi; Omar
      Khayyam; Sharaf Al-Dīn
      al-Tūsī; Al-Karaji; or Ibn An-Nadim. Whereas these were in fact the
      co-inventors and authors of Algebra. In the same vein that Abu Kamil
      Shuja Al-Misri or Al-Hasib, besides authoring books to be followed on
      Quadratic and Indeterminate Equations, also calculated before 930 CE,
      the most accurate easily carried fractional notation of Pi = 22/7 which I
      personally use today. And our colonial founders knowledgeably carried
      important information like this with them before disembarking in North
      America.

      Nytx Spirit well when one posts that the president is a
      POS and and scum bag muslim without proof then I would think that one
      invites critics to question if his views are perhaps shaded in part by
      racism, you jumping to his defense over his verbiage indicate to me that
      perhaps you too are a racist POS

      Obama did not say that Muslims
      alone built the fabric of our nation, instead he said they had
      contributions.. Just like Scottish Americans (John Dunlop, founder of
      Dunlop Tire Company) or African Americans (inventor of the traffic
      signal) or German Americans (Albert Einstein, self-explanatory), all
      have had some part in the building of America.

      For your Information America is NOT, never WAS, and NEVER WILL BE a Chrisitan Nation, it is a nation of ALL religions!

      take it that many of the people commenting on this article are stuck
      on the idea that Obama said that “Muslims built this country”, which he
      didn’t. He did say that they are building the fabric of our nation,
      which is true as the U.S. is reliant on foreign nations for oil,
      especially the nations that practice Islam. And I suppose that because
      doing business with the countries that trade oil with the United States
      makes this a productive Nation and helps fuel the objectives of the
      government, that the contributions of people from the “Muslim World”, as
      well as other countries, are strengthening the core of our democracy,
      which relies on our economy. In my opinion, he did mention this at an
      inappropriate time, as this has nothing to do with Ramadan, but what he
      says isn’t untrue. It seems that people’s hatred for the religion that
      is known as “Islam” is causing them to hate anything associated with it,
      even a true statement of the state of our economy being largely
      influenced by countries that practice Islam, and not necessarily in a
      negative way all the time.

      Hitler killed millions of Jews, who has President Obama killed?

      All President Obama has done was end one war, killed Osama Bin Laden and get millions of people access to Health Care.

      Just
      because you and pothers on the right keep using Obama and Hitler in the
      same breath, does not mean Obama is like anything like Hitler. Just
      because you and others keep on saying that , it does not make it true.

      1. No he’s not a Muslim.

      2. He got voted to the office of the president by the people of the United States, so he holds his office legally.

      3. A traitor is someone who works against the best interest of the people. I have yet to see evidence that he is a traitor.

      4. He is not, he has almost none of the characteristics to make a Marxists and most of us have at least some.

      5. Same as number 4.

      6. George W Bush went to war with two poor nations thus costing America billions of dollars and many lives.
      Obama got American soldiers out of those countries and is trying to fix your beaten economy.

      7. No, he is married to a woman with at least two kids. Even if he was then so what?

      8. Every single person has a certain amount of social ideas in him but he is still not a socialist.

      9.
      No, he got American soldiers out of Afghanistan and Iraq, has saved the
      taxpayers billions of dollars, created about 4 million new jobs and his
      health reforms are the best America has ever had.

      I
      kept saying ANYONE who hates Barack Obama do so because they are
      Racist, bigoted, black-hating, extremists scumbag. I can take solance
      knowing I was right ALL along.

      Disgusting a-hole calling the
      President of the United States a terrorist! Anyone who calls Obama a
      fraud and a POS is without doubt a disgusting racist, bigoted piece of
      shite, and That’s a fact.

      Calling the POTUS a POS and a fraud seems to the usual calling call for you right-wing racists and bigots like you!

      • here is your and others problem that you dont get
        yes, its its known NOW that in parallel, but the known world did not know it from that source…

        lets say i invent something, write it down and its used locally
        but others invent the same thing, and what they do is spread it all over, and that source is known…

        now… a thousand years later, someone finds my notebooks, and you would count that i invented it… maybe… but siting in my notebook unknown to the world does not count…

        just as a message not delivered is not heard
        it must be created AND Transmitted…
        it wasnt…

  43. Well, after going through the comments, I have to say that there are in fact some Islamic/Muslim threads woven into the cloth that makes this nation. Some that would make us a little less of a nation to be without. Combing through all the comments to refine down all the actual answers and I see that they have some credit due for the small actions that we still see the remaining evidence of today. IE, The Patriot Act, and Homeland Security are well sewn into our culture today, and probably will be for generations to come,.. a result of actions brought to us in the name.

  44. I just have to say if “STUPID people read an article, misinterpret what is said and then fly off in rage at their own misinterpretation. 1) there have been muslims in america for 100 of years so by the fact they contributed to the fabric of american society. The key word here is contributed and that is all he is saying. BUT the moron who titled this article changed Obama’s words to “Muslims have built the very fabric of our nation” which would be something to get upset about but that is not what Obama said.

    All I can say if stupid, stupid, stupid.

      • The history of American Muslims goes back more than 400 years. Although some evidence suggests that there were Muslims on Columbus’ ships, the first clearly documented arrival of Muslims in America occurred in the 17th century with the arrival of slaves from Africa. Scholars estimate that anywhere from a quarter to a third of the enslaved Africans brought to the United States were Muslims. Large numbers of Moriscos (former Muslims of Spain and Portugal) also came to the Spanish colonies, including many areas of what is today the United States. Although enslaved people were denied freedom of religion, many did practice their faith in secret and pass it on to their children. There are several autobiographies of Muslim slaves that survive from this period, including some by individuals who were involved in the Abolitionist movement and were Union soldiers during the Civil War.

        The next significant wave of Muslim immigrants began in the mid-19th century. During the late 19th century until the 1920s, large numbers of Arabs, mostly from Lebanon and Greater Syria, arrived in the United States. Although the majority of these immigrants (almost 90%) were Arab Christians, there were sizable clusters of Muslims, most of whom settled in the Midwest. Mohammed Alexander Russell Webb, an early American convert to Islam, established a mosque and mission in New York City in 1893. The first mosque structure built in the United States for the purpose of serving a Muslim community was in Ross, North Dakota (1929) and the oldest surviving mosque is in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (1934).

        If they have been here for at least 400 yrs,,,then they have contributed,,,no matter if it was large or small

      • Major widiotlit, America is only 238 yrs old……..(busted) and only Odumber suggested muslims were on the mayflower………..(busted again)don’t know where you get your history from….must be the koran

      • Commenting Tip of the Day #137,, You can save yourself a lot of trouble and effort. Next time just put “I’m an idiot”. Saves time.

      • we should all be scared of Islam considering we have a Muzzie president that is all for ISLAM and has stated that should the winds change he will st the Muzzies. he hated unites states,its people,and our sonhter in uniform and has done everything in his power to weaken our country and still has two more yrs to finish his own agenda.

    • Well I guess if you are going to look at it that way, you might just as well say that criminals in jail contribute to the Fabric of American Society because they are a good example of what NOT to do and they provide jobs for vast numbers of prison guards. Everyone who lived in this country for the past 100 years contributed something, so why would the President distinctly single out Muslims unless he was implying that THEY contributed something special and I would still like to know what that is.

  45. I’d like to see a side-by-side comparison of the societal contributions over the last 5,000 years between Christians/Jews and Muslims. (hint: jihad, suicide bombings, and “striking them where they stand” don’t count)

  46. President Obama correctly asserted that Muslims have contributed to building the very fabric or our nation… Some may wish to think, or have been terribly misinformed, that modern Algebra (which comes from the Arabic word الجبر “al-jabr” or “restoration”) that we Americans use today had nothing to do with mathematicians like Al-Khwarizmi; Omar
    Khayyam; Sharaf Al-Dīn al-Tūsī; Al-Karaji; or Ibn An-Nadim. Whereas these were in fact the co-inventors and authors of Algebra. In the same vein that Abu Kamil Shuja Al-Misri or Al-Hasib, besides authoring books to be followed on Quadratic and Indeterminate Equations, also calculated before 930 CE, the most accurate easily carried fractional notation of Pi = 22/7 which I personally use today. And our colonial founders knowledgeably carried important information like this with them before disembarking in North America.

    • …AND Contributed to the fabric of the USA how? There must be a hidden muslim name on one of the Founding documents somewhere… Or a Muslim grave that fought and died in the name of Allah for our freedom… Somewhere… MLK, was he muslim? Just wondering… Help me out…

      Not saying all muslims are bad… just not, in fact, major contributors to our way of life. In Fact, I would Hypothetically postulate that the Majority of Muslims Hate the USA… just a stab in the dark… what say you?

      • Some Muslims involved themselves in the Abolitionist movement and were Union soldiers during the Civil War.

      • Yes, and it says nothing. Sorry, Pi is not part of american culture. Did you read it? Pi was calculated in a basement the fabric of America is in the actions. Mathematic contributions discovered whenever obviously added to the Muslim culture as it is a treasure that you guys are waving around as if to prove something.

        Is it possible that you are trying to give speculative meaning to something that has no material relevance?

      • I was not addressing the part about contributing to the “fabric of the USA”. I’ve stated below I don’t agree with that part. I was clearly and specifically addressing the part of Mr. West’s article where he states, and I quote: “I’d like some audience participation here.. Oh – and don’t forget “common values” — please share those as well.”

        So, I shared some “common values”, as espoused by the Republican President George W. Bush. Either you agree with him, or you don’t. Very simple. Anything else is a diversion from the topic.

    • What a stretch.. perhaps you mean that Asians have attributed to math.
      it is this type of crap added removes credibility. When speaking of a Religion… you don’t throw a mathematician in a debate on a religion adding to the fabric of a nations… Gee… how many scientist were Christians, Atheist, Mormons, Buddhist, etc., if we add these and all other ALL HAVE GREATLY CONTRIBUTED.. and the debate is MUTE……

  47. If they have ‘contributid” to us,then they will not mind signing a a statement of allegiance to the United states.AND ONLY THE UNITED STATES

    • Muslims are destroying the very fabric of America by trying to force their warped, inhuman Sharia Law into our school systems, workplaces, communities and in our own State laws. If Muslims want to live in a country that caters to their Islam religion and Sharia Law then they should not have come here. This is America. You have to become one with us. We will not cower and bow down before you.

      • I don’t understand why you think it is wacky stuff but I read established newspapers, watch local and international television news, read international reports, see pictures of Islam rape/murdered for fun, honor killings, child brides and beheading, follow Muslim atrocities in the Middle East as they are reported, took college classes on Islam religion and laws, follow States News about Sharia Law being pushed in states. I think it was South Carolina that just outlawed Sharia Law in their State. I read books about Islam and Sharia Law, I listen to Muslims talk about their strange laws. Does that help you gain any knowledge Majorwiblit?

      • In fact every county where Muslims have taken even close to a Majority… they start attempting overthrowing government and insisting on Sharia Law… UK is currently have this problem. places where Sharia Law is in place; Women loose all rights and a total intolerance to the beliefs of others to the point of taxation, ridicule and even death. This is everyday news…. you do not have to look far. So this is a good place if you can.. show us some example where Muslims treat Christians with respect?

      • Exactly Jac. Any individual, who comes to America with the plan to live here for the rest of their life , should be here for 1 reason and only one reason -BECAUSE THEY WANT TO BE AN AMERICAN -PERIOD.Yes we can learn from other cultures. HOWEVER, do not force teach the children of United States how wonderful, good, & kind sharia law is. “The introduction of sharia is a longstanding goal for Islamist movements globally, including in Western countries, but attempts to impose sharia have been accompanied by controversy, violence, and even warfare.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharia) Notice it says “attempts to IMPOSE”.

        And now, just for all those supportive of sharia law. PALEEAZZ tell me how any of the following can in any way be considered kind or understanding or even humane–
        “According to the Sharia law:
        • Theft is punishable by amputation of the right hand (above).
        • Criticizing or denying any part of the Quran is punishable by death.
        • Criticizing or denying Muhammad is a prophet is punishable by death.
        • Criticizing or denying Allah, the moon god of Islam is punishable by death.
        • A Muslim who becomes a non-Muslim is punishable by death.
        • A non-Muslim who leads a Muslim away from Islam is punishable by death.
        • A non-Muslim man who marries a Muslim woman is punishable by death.
        • A man can marry an infant girl and consummate the marriage when she is 9 years old.
        • Girls’ clitoris should be cut (per Muhammad’s words in Book 41, Kitab Al-Adab, Hadith 5251).
        • A woman can have 1 husband, but a man can have up to 4 wives; Muhammad can have more.
        • A man can unilaterally divorce his wife but a woman needs her husband’s consent to divorce.
        • A man can beat his wife for insubordination.
        • Testimonies of four male witnesses are required to prove rape against a woman.
        • A woman who has been raped cannot testify in court against her rapist(s).
        • A woman’s testimony in court, allowed only in property cases, carries half the weight of a man’s.
        • A female heir inherits half of what a male heir inherits.
        • A woman cannot drive a car, as it leads to fitnah (upheaval).
        • A woman cannot speak alone to a man who is not her husband or relative.
        • Meat to be eaten must come from animals that have been sacrificed to Allah – i.e., Halal.
        • Muslims should engage in Taqiyya and lie to non-Muslims to advance Islam.” (http://www.billionbibles.org/sharia/sharia-law.html)

        And let us definitely never forget what happens to any female of any age who is raped-according to sharia law. But then it is ok for a grown man to marry an INFANT & consummate the marriage when she is 9 years old! THAT IS SICK SICK SICK. There are peaceful muslims, but there is NOTHING peaceful about sharia law. Where is the idea of forgiveness? Oh yea-sorry you lost your hand cuz you stole food to feed your hungry family -You are now forgiven for your sin=( ?? shaking my head, just shaking my head, and Thanking my Creator (known as GOD by Christians) that I was raised in the USA with Christian principles of love, honor, peace, helping others, and FORGIVENESS.

  48. Many Islamic centers and institutions create programs serving both American Muslim communities and the wider public.

    The University Muslim Medical Association, for example, is a free health care clinic in Los Angeles founded in 1992 by American Muslim college students at UCLA and Charles Drew University to serve a diverse inner-city community. The Inner City Muslim Action Network (IMAN) is a community-based non-profit formed in 1995 by American Muslim students, community residents and leaders to address inner city poverty and abandonment in the greater Chicago area. IMAN delivers a wide range of services, including a health clinic providing free health care and support services to the uninsured population on Chicago’s Southwest Side.

    Many other American Muslim institutions are actively engaged in charitable giving, educational programs, interfaith outreach, health care, civic engagement, politics and the media. In short, American Muslims and the organizations they create are part of the fabric of American public life.

      • I understand where it is coming from, but we are not a one-size-fits-all world. All white people did not kill Indians. All white people did not hang black people from a tree. Some of my very own ancestors may have done these things, but that does not make me just like them.

      • Kathy, the difference is all whites did not have a book saying kill the infidels/Indians. Nor did white have a book claiming black should not be thought of as the same, in fact the book they had and the constitution both state all were equal. It’s easy to pick the best and say this is what we believe.. however the Quran does back some of the bad actions. The Sharia Laws adds much more to this debate. how do you trust someone when they can lie to you to validate their beliefs? These are the difficulties you have when convincing others that your form of belief is the ACTUAL BELIEF…. This is not meant as an attack Kathy.. Even Christians run into this.. How often are we Christians blamed for the Crusades, when in fact the Bible states love… but the Catholic Faith states a Pope can make rules… Catholic have many non-Biblical rules that are from a pope which Martyred many Biblical Christians.
        So, Kathy. Here are two question for you;
        1- Are true Muslims those who follow the Quran to the fullest, those who only follow the love chapters, those following Sharia Law?
        2- If a true Sharia/Quran following Muslim can lie to his enemy/infidel, and i am a Christian, how do I know he is peaceful and respectful of my beliefs?

      • And there was never a time in American history when all white people believed that slavery was right. Even before our country was formed, there were people fighting against it. Some of my ancestors were Quakers and abolitionists. Eventually, they prevailed.

      • You must be Muslim, or married to one. In the theme of things, Muslims have done nothing. Most of their charity goes to Muslims and to terrorist Muslims

    • First – not an attack, read all. (IMAN) Christian organizations have done the exact same then for years on a much larger national/world basis… Have you EVER heard this president give credit for this? The fact is this is expected from EVERY American. When we speak of “the very fabric” as a whole I have yet to see the Muslim community give or interact in charity, Medical or even Community except for helping fellow Muslims. IMAN may be the exception but must be noted it is primarily just Chicago. One may argue it is a fabric or the country” builder…. I think “helping the regrowth of inner city” would be more appropriate. So Again, even adding an organization that is helping the regrowth of a impoverish city like Chicago… in the big picture, the question is: How has the Muslim community during the past 240 years helped “to building the very fabric or our nation?” NOT help as we all do BUT the VERY FABRIC? I think it will be nice for those in the know tell us the organizations which help those outside the community, non-Muslims, women, children? This will help allot in educate us who are not Muslim understand and better relate to the Muslim community as a whole. All we have now is allot of very bad press… even when I read the Quran, I found some very disturbing passages. So please be upfront and help us understand.

  49. Okay, so here’s my opinion on this. Anyone who has come to our country at any time, and has worked here, built businesses here, was educated here or educated others here, has contributed to “very fabric of our nation.” I know our blood pressure goes up when we hear the word “muslim”, and yes, I truly believe our president is sympathetic to the muslims, but his statement is not incorrect for any muslims who have lived here peacefully and responsibly. Our nation was built by newcomers from many countries. The potato famine drove my ancestors here to start over. Many people come seeking a better life. Those people contribute to “the very fabric of our nation.” And as far as common values, I just listed some above.

    • They receive a LOT more from this country than they contribute. But, I will admit, they’re not nearly as bad as the Indians who come here. I don’t think I have ever seen a SINGLE Indian serving in the military. It’s all a free ride for those people.

      • I know you are talking about people from India and NOT Native Americans. If I am mistaken, then You really need to learn some USA history, as many Native Americans have and still do serve in the military. Oh, yes-the Native Americans were here FIRST. It is greedy white men who tried to abolish Natives,

      • Come on now. I think it was pretty obvious I wasn’t talking about native Americans. To me, it is racist to even call native Americans “indians”. Unfortunately, native Americans have fallen victim to the same horrible system of the democrats that enslaves them on the govt plantation. Only a democrat could take proud people like black people and native Americans and destroy their communities with the welfare for votes system they implemented in 1964.

    • And I praise the contributions that the Irish have made, such as Guinness, Bushmill’s, Harp lager, and of course, the Dropkick Murphys!

    • Have you ever been to Dearborn, Michigan? I was just there today. I was unwelcome in my own country. Very few of the muslims there are neighborly or kind people towards others who are not like them. I may be prejudiced against them, but I have learned it from them. They want freedom in our country, they want tolerance from us, but I know now that they would not return the favors if they had any power over us.

  50. I realize one thing. We developed their oil, gave it to them through nationalization, paid dearly and gave trillions to them, had them buy half our country. NOW WHO DID WHAT FOR WHO?

  51. Barbary pirates which were Muslims on the northern coast of Africa led to the creation of the Dept of the Navy. So I guess we can thank them for that

    • And the good ol’ Americans went over to Africa, stole people from there, brought them here, and sold them as slaves. Aren’t we just awesome!

      • If im not mistaken.. there were slaves in Egypt way before America was ever discovered by the Europeans… so.. therefore… slavery.. was an INVENTION of muslims…..

      • Kathy, your history knowledge is as stupid as you. The US bought the slaves from African slaves owners that already had them as slaves…..wow you are a dumbass!!

      • They were first sold by other blacks in Africa. African blacks also took people from other tribes and used them as slaves. There is still slavery there and most slavers are Muslim. Kathy, you are old enough to know better

      • What Tammy says is what’s never brought up in the facts about slavery. The Africans sold their OWN PEOPLE into slavery. Everyone who was involved was guilty but the white man bought their slaves from Africans.

      • who bought them off of ships that got theirs from slave auctions, usually in Northern Africa and almost always run by Arab Muslims or Africans. The slaves were already slaves before any American got their hands on them. That doesn’t make it right, but if you’re going to use history to make a point you should know what you’re talking about.

      • What do you think the Barbary pirates were doing? They dealt in slaves. but most people know nothing about it because the slaves. mostly Irish were white. There were also black slave owners in America at the time of the civil war. Something else conveniently overlooked in schools. Slavery is a crime against humanity. And for all the outrage over it in Americas past I don’t hear anyone condemning the nations where it is still practiced.

      • africans sold us slaves so they are to blame also.They sold there own kind into slavery and had black slaves themselves.Maybe you need a history lesson.

  52. What fabrics have Mohammedans built in America? Just for starters:

    1. Body bags, by the thousands.
    2. Wound bandages by the millions for Our Wounded Warriors.
    3. American military uniforms in various camo patterns: torn, shredded, bloodied by Mohammedans waging jihad.
    4. Bullet-proof Kevlar fabric in the cockpit door of every commercial passenger jet.
    5. Tens of thousands of TSA and Homeland Security uniforms to impose a constant reminder of Mohammedan madness, to suppress The People into submission like cattle, and to usurp unConstitutional powers for the U.S. Government bureaucrats.
    6. And a Blanket covering The Republic, of Fear, and of Rage. Blood-red Rage.

  53. He is right. The America we know (now) is build upon the fabric of the Muslims. If it wasn’t for their involvement in the attacks on America we would still be living in an America that was free(r) and not divided and not having security check points everywhere we travel. So Yes, let’s thank the Muslims for building that fabric into American way of life. We no longer life a lifestyle like it was back in the 50s – 90s. As of 2001 we have officially been given the new fabric from the Muslim way of life. Oh, this has nothing to do with Algebra or any other form of math or sciences, but a new lifestyle that tells us that what we once had is not acceptable to the rest of the world, real freedom. So let’s embrace the gift of this fabric woven into the heart of America so graciously given by the Muslims for they love our Christian brothers and sisters.

    • Every invention that the Muslims have contributed with few exceptions have been stolen from other countries. The Jews on the other hand are always coming up with great inventions. Anyone not wishing to use anything from Israel, need to get off FB and their computers right now, since the technology came from Israel and the Jews. They have just found a way to remove scars by use of lasers. Just think about how many of our boys will be able to remove the scars from trying to help the Muslims come into the 18th century.

  54. There we go again…the great neocons trying to create a controversy where none exists. There are at least a few American Muslims that have done more for this country than you Mr. West. For starters:

    -Fazlur Khan – structural engineer (designed the Sears Tower, John Hancock Center)[119]

    -Ayub K. Ommaya – neurosurgeon, inventor of the Ommaya reservoir[120]

    -Ahmed Zewail – Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry, 1999 for his work on femtochemistry.[121]

    -Lotfi A. Zadeh – Lotfali Askar Zadeh (born February 4, 1921), better known as Lotfi A. Zadeh, is the famous founder of fuzzy logic, mathematician, electrical engineer, computer scientist, artificial intelligence researcher and professor emeritus of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley.

    See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_American_Muslims

    Oops – forgot. You neocons think science and math are left wing ideals which are destroying America, so you can’t acknowledge these American achievements.

    No – it’s people like you Mr. West who fan the flames of ignorance to incite an educationally deficient base. Grow up.

    • Nevermind that American Presidents have been issuing statements celebrating Eid al-fitr going back at least 30-40 years if not longer. I don’t particularly agree with his choice of words (not that he wrote it, of course), but the sentiment behind it has a long tradition with both Democrats and Republicans. Of course, that particular fact doesn’t suit Mr. West’s agenda, so he conveniently leaves that part out.

    • So a couple of scientists, doctors and an architect… that’s the “Fabric of America” ??? Also, all the ones you mention are during the 20th century, by which time the “Fabric of America” was pretty well established…

  55. “And I should like to assure you, my Islamic friends, that under the American Constitution, under under American tradition,and in American hearts, this Center, this place of worship, is just as welcome as could be a similar edifice of any other religion. Indeed, America would fight with her whole strength for your right to have here your own church and worship according to your own conscience. This concept is indeed a part of America, and without that concept we would be something else than what we are…” President Dwight D. Eisenhower, at the opening of the Islamic Center, 1957.

    http://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/resources/quotes/dwight-eisenhower-on-muslims-in-america-at-ceremonies-opening-the-islamic-center?q=

    CLEARLY, Ike was a Muslim!!! Or a Socialist. Or a Communist, or a Marxist. One of those “ists”. I’m not smart enough to know the difference between those, nor do I care. I just know that anyone who says anything in praise of Islam and Muslim is a TRAITOR, just like OBAMA.

    • exactly.there dwstination is to rule the world.they use force and beheadings to get you to convert to there way and thinking and very likely to still kill you.

      • Great comment Marilyn. You’re very right, Islam is clearly the 2nd most popular religion on the planet, because they are “very likely to still kill” all of the people who chose to believe in it.

      • So are you saying that there are not a huge number of Muslims who kill, decapitate, torture, and burn those they do not agree with??? Are you saying Muslims founded America??? Are you saying that you trust the very people who have killed more Americans in our own country, than any others??? Are you saying that Islam is not wanting to rule the world and make everyone change to Islam or die???? It is one of the tenants of the Koran

      • Yes, I’m saying there are not “huge” numbers of Muslims who do that, with the understanding that “huge” relative. Given that there are about 1.6 billion Muslims in the world, if the overwhelming majority were running around “killing, decapitating, torturing, and burning” everyone who didn’t agree with them, I think it’d be happening a lot more often. Am I denying that happens? No. But not anywhere near as often as you’re trying to portray.

        Am I saying that Muslims founded America? Where did I ever say anything even remotely close to this? Try again.

        Am I saying that I trust the very people that have killed more Americans in our own country, than any others? I judge “trust” on an individual basis. There are some untrustworthy Muslims. There are some trustworthy ones. There are some VERY untrustworthy Christians. There are some trustworthy ones. Everyone gets my trust, or lack thereof, on their own individual merits. Very simple.

        Am I saying that Islam is not wanting to rule the world and make everyone change to Islam or die? Yes, I’m saying that. Maybe a very, very few believe that. Certainly Muslims want to spread their religion. So does Christianity. Hint: It’s the money. The idea that they want everyone to convert or die is preposterous. You take a few radicals and you apply their philosophy to the entire religion. It’s like judging Christians by the actions of the Westboro Baptist Church.

        “It is one of the tenets of the Koran.” No, it isn’t. I’m sure, if you did enough google searches, you could find a quote or two that peripherally supports your claim. It would almost assuredly be taken completely out of context. But even still, there are many conflicting verses in all these books. There are verses in the Bible telling people to kill those who don’t follow it’s teachings (see: Deuteronomy 13: “If your very own brother, or your son or daughter, or the wife you love, or your closest friend secretly entices you, saying: Let us go and worship other gods (gods that neither you nor your fathers have known, gods of the peoples around you, whether near or far, from one end of the land to the other, or gods of other religions), do not yield to him or listen to him. Show him no pity. Do not spare him or shield him. You must certainly put him to death. Your hand must be the first in putting him to death, and then the hands of all the people.” There are plenty of instances in the New Testament as well that could interpreted as well). There’s all KINDS of verses in the Bible that Christians willfully ignore, as well as contradictory commands.

      • Even at 1.5% of over 1billion is a huge number and growing every day. As far as not killing non Muslims, tell that to the Christians in Arab countries. The idea behind the verses you quoted were not to allow anyone to lead you into sin. BTW, then what do you call a Caliphate? Taking over. They tried it once and were forced back in the Crusades. Even they say it is their prime directive in their beliefs. Their Imam’s preach hate and death to Christians and Jews. They need to go back to the lovely desert and kill each other and leave good people alone

      • Where did you get 1.5% from? Please provide a reference, and if it’s credible I will gladly acknowledge it. In the meantime, I’m laughing at the idea that 24 million Muslims are actively torturing and murdering any Christians in their paths. Where are all these murders?!

        I don’t deny that Christians have a hard time is Muslim countries. Kind of like how Muslims have a hard time in Christian countries. I suspect many Muslims have the same attitude you do: “go back and leave us alone”. However, there is certainly no mass murder of Christians, this isn’t the Holocaust.

        Thank you for your interpretation of the verses I provided. Since you’re also a scholar of the Koran, you’re qualified to interpret the idea behind every verse in that book as well? Or do you just take it all literally?

        What happened in the Crusades is of no consequence to anything we’re talking about. Unless you’d like to talk about the atrocities committed (by both sides).

        “Prime directive of their beliefs”. “They say”. Who says this? I’m just asking for a reference to back this up, that the ideas you are promoting are central tenets, and not the beliefs of some fringe groups. All you have is a bunch of baseless generalizations.

        ONCE AGAIN, I am not denying that some Muslims have some messed up beliefs and do some of the things you mentioned. I’m only stating that you’re way over-generalizing.

        When you say “good people”, in reference to Christians, who do you mean? Catholic Priests?

      • The 1.5% came from CARE trying to prove that Muslims are peaceful. And I would like to know when was the last time in the last century that Christians have decapitated, or murdered Muslims. When did we burn their children to death? When did Christians do any of the things to them that they are doing to Christians and Jews? Also, good people are people who can live with others and not do any harm. Did you watch the video of the “We are Hamas” out sharing their hate for America and the Jews. I hope everyone who pushed the camera man is arrested and their little hate filled souls locked up with a nice big fine

      • Well, you clearly embody the Christian principle of “hate the sin, love the sinner” and “let (s)he who is without sin cast the first stone.” /s

        I don’t know what CARE is or what you’re specifically referring to. I asked for a reference and all I got was some generalization with no link. Again.

        What part of “ONCE AGAIN, I am not denying that some Muslims have some messed up beliefs and do some of the things you mentioned.” did you not understand?

        As long as we understand each other, I think we’re done here. It’s cool to hate Muslims. But if Muslims hate Christians, well how dare they?!

        I think I got it. Take care Tammy, nice chatting with you.

      • You too, CARE is the largest Muslim organization in America. I do hate what Muslims do. If they would stop killing people, I see no reason why we could not live together, but it is not their way of life. They have been killing each other for centuries, and when they can no longer kill Christians and Jews, they will go back to killing each other. I also hate how the women and children are treated, and I would help them any way I could.

      • I replied but it is gone, so will repeat. You too, have a nice night. I do not abide evil and what they are doing is evil. I hate the way they treat their women and children. I would do anything I could to help them. CARE is the largest Muslim organization in the US. They lobby for the Muslim way of life and many are members of the Muslim Brotherhood. BTW not everything is on a link.

      • I did see your original response Tammy, it’s all good. This site is very funny with the way it displays posts. I thought a number of my posts had been deleted or eaten as well. Again take care and have a nice night as well.

      • I will try again David, where have you been. Every day hundreds of people, both Muslim, Christians, Jews and anyone who does not believe in Islam are murdered, or tortured. Have you not watched as the Christians have been murdered all over the ME? I have read the Koran, and find it offensive, along with their traditions of raping children, using innocents, beating, even killing women. Women are just slaves for men. CARE is who said that taking over the world and forcing Islam is the way. And by good people, I mean anyone who will live peacefully and within the laws of America.

  56. There seems to be a question of the What it means to contributing to the Fabric of America and Civic Duty. As some post clearly identify that there are charitable organizations in America sponsored by Muslim’s. While this can sometimes be viewed as contributing to American Fabric it is not factual. Our legacy of Civic Duty created at the founding of our nation was the emphasis of servant leadership. Also, the mass immigration of Muslim’s to America came in the 20th century long after our Fabric of Cultural traits were establish. Therefore, what people are claiming Muslim’s contributing to Fabric of America is not accurate our American Fabric was already well establish on Judeo-Christian values.

      • I don’t believe you “have to” be a Christian to contribute. But to say that Muslims contributed to the very “fabric” of the nation is inaccurate. But then, b.o. was elected by many young voters who cannot even name many basic facts about our nation such as names of state capitals, former Presidents, the basic tenants of the Constitution, so he knows that he will get away with this too. Surprise.

    • muslems keep donating to charity, but where does it go? i’ve never heard of anything. millions donated to help palestinians but they are still poor. but the terrorists seem to have plenty.

    • so if I understand you correctly nothing anyone has done since the founding fathers has added to the fabric of our nation.

  57. I would like to thank Muslims for believing in a book and a religion that tells them to kill me because I don’t believe what they believe. Dang, I’m an infidel. I guess that makes me an enemy of Islam. I may as well hang myself now.

    • Have you read the Bible? God commands the Israelites several times to invade and destroy the unbelieving nations.

      • So are Christians (see the KKK, Eric Rudolph, and others), but the point was that they believe a book where their God instructs his followers to kill the unbelievers. That’s in the Bible too.

    • Now, now…Islam is a peaceful,loving religion – ask any Muslim who has ever murdered a Christian for not being Muslim.

  58. Were there even many muslims in this country till a generation or two ago?

    I don’t know the answer to this, but I don’t recall much of a muslim presence in the Chicago area till recent years…

    • The history of American Muslims goes back more than 400 years. Although some evidence suggests that there were Muslims on Columbus’ ships, the first clearly documented arrival of Muslims in America occurred in the 17th century with the arrival of slaves from Africa.

      See the rest of my comment down below……

  59. At this point in this argument on comments i have to add they have Added to the Fabric of not only this country but also the world…. Like it or not… 911 totally changed the Fabric of this Country. Daily new of Muslim Terrorist has done more harm not only to the country and world BUT ALSO the way most people VIEW the MUSLIM faith, right or wrong.

    • The absence of significant American Muslim condemnation of the 9/11 attack did not help. (Maybe it was there – and our media didn’t report it???)

      I as a Christian do not hesitate to condemn the actions of someone claiming to be Christian — who does a bad deed. And I hear many Christians do the same. There is a conscience element active in Christians (does not work perfectly but it does get activated).

    • The fabric of this country was woven from the woodlands, rivers, mountains and plains of North America by English settlers who created the government which we live under (despite some really inane decisions by SCOTUS); it was made perfect by the industrial; revolution and was dyed in many hues by the blood of the service men and women who fought and died for the dream of a free America. The only thing Muslims added to the fabric of this great nation is the blood of innocents spilled by Muslim terrorists who object to freedom of religion and want to subjugate the world in the name of the madman Mohammed.

  60. There are some muslims who have (in recent generations) invented things…etc. (see the list below). And I don’t mean to disrespect any current or recent Muslim achievements…I’ve had some muslim medical doctors, for one. And some good muslim co workers…a boss or two.

    But when you say “built the fabric of this nation”iimplies Founding Fathers era and before (or at least significant achievements and contributions to politics and thought and contributions of other quality ideas in the 19th century).

    Wondering how many Muslims even around then???

    • The Muslim contribution to the “fabric of this nation” is nonexistent. Obama doesn’t even pretend to tell the truth or be anything other than political panderer anymore.

  61. The Barbary Pirates/Wars were directly responsible for the establishment of a permanent US Navy and strengthened Federalism as well as our first instance of global power projection.

  62. The first owner of a black man in america, WAS a black man, and a democrat.

    the only contribution to the fabric that made up america of old was defense against their warring state of existence.

    Lets not forget the mindanao wars, and the battle of jolo Island 1917

      • We sure were, and filipinos are still fighting them today on that same island. I know, I live on mindanao. With all due respect

    • Yes…the first SLAVE owners. But then, they can change history at will, can they not? They offer NOTHING to this day.

  63. From another comment:

    “Some of the muslim “contributions” are:
    1. 9-11.
    2. Benghazi.
    3. The Boston Marathon.
    4. Nidal Hasan.
    5. Muhammad & Malvo.
    6. Daniel Pearl.
    7. Lee Rigby (I know he was British).
    Feel free to add a few of your own muslim “contributions” to the US.”

    Could not agree more with this.

    • First of all algebra was around long before the “fabric of America” was even threads. Second it’s been proven that algebra was established 1000 yrs, give or take, before the muslamization of the middle east. The Babylonians and Egyptians used it quite effectively to create civilizations long before muslamists roamed the earth and erased countless cultures.

      • No they really don’t. Have you seen what common core math looks like? It’s the equivalent to a slow boat to China (it’s the worst, slowest possible way from point a to point b)… And that has absolutely nothing to do with the fact that muslam took credit for something they had little to do with. They’ve erased and rewritten history over so many times they haven’t a clue as to what is the truth and what is their own bs lies.

    • Not really. The first written records of algebraic methods was written by a Greek scholar from Alexandria. The Arabs simply refined it. … also, Algebraic equations pre-date Islam by centuries. The earliest equations have been found in ancient Egypt and in Babylonian sites.

      • Actually, the “Arabic” numerals are Indian. They date from the “Caliphate” period in Indian history were Muslims conquered large swathes of India. It is estimated 40 million Indians were killed/murdered during this period.

  64. And where you can come up with a couple of muslims who were notable thtoughout American history, out of the Billions of American people of the last 200 yrs.
    overwhelmingly they came to America to escape the stagnant oppressions of their muslim homelands, as did many German scientists during WW2.

  65. I worked for a islam job and to me they demand every thing in a strange way and don’t really respect the comester and then try to pay u least amount of money as possible. But that’s just what I have experience. So I’m not much of a fan of many, only met a few nice ones but they where from Egypt.

    • You should really study up on history before you insult others. Most of the slave population was NOT Muslim, but Christian.

    • Here is history. 38000 of a peak of 4 million slaves was Muslim. .9%. Not quite significant. Considering 98% of whites did not own slaves, it seems like a stretch to say a minority population built “most of America” Get over you white guilt.

    • Actually, there has been no conclusive facts that the African slaves were muslim, and it would depend on what region they came from and what was going on at the time. As for the black men who built the White House and surrounding buildings, some were slaves and some were free. The Scots worked with the men, teaching them important skills thus giving them the means to use later in life as it did for all the whites that were working along side of them. To say that they built most of America is just crazy and without merit. So, before you try to chastise Allen, you need to study further and deeper and do your own homework.

  66. Joining in the fabric of what??? That sounds like a buzz word or phrase for how many Muslims are in high government positions today?

  67. Sir, I am exasperated by your failure to recognize one of Americas greatest military legends, a man of Muslim ancestry who’s name will be immediately recognizable to most – civilian and military alike. Corporal Maxwell Klinger, who was of Lebanese descent served valiantly with the MASH 4077 during the Korean war. I am saddened that Obama did not specifically recall his valiant service to our country and his character which – much like the rest of Obama’s “Muslim Fabric of America” story – is fabricated.

  68. “Lotfi A. Zadeh – Lotfali Askar Zadeh (born February 4, 1921), better known as Lotfi A. Zadeh, is the famous founder of fuzzy logic, mathematician, electrical engineer, computer scientist, artificial intelligence researcher and professor emeritus of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley.” This is getting boring.

  69. “Hospitals as we know them today, with wards and teaching centers, come from 9th century Egypt,” explained Hassani. The first such medical center was the Ahmad ibn Tulun Hospital, founded in 872 in Cairo. Tulun hospital provided free care for anyone who needed it — a policy based on the Muslim tradition of caring for all who are sick. From Cairo, such hospitals spread around the Muslim world.” I know providing free for all the sick is not an American value apparently. I guess I get half-a-point.

    http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/meast/01/29/muslim.inventions/

    • I can’t even begin to say just how incorrect and wrong that is. Muslims have created literally NOTHING their entire history except violence. Even the Muslim “Golden Age” was just their digestion of the accomplishments of the peoples they had conquered by the sword. Hospitals have existed for quite some time, certainly before 872 in Cairo.

      • MOST of the “accomplishments” of izlam in the first 400 years (and maybe MUCH later) were the work of Christians – either slaves or indentured. They produced little themselves. How could they? Their philosophy is anti-science, anti-change, anti-progress. Their education minimal.

    • The first hospitals were created by followers of Charaka Saṃhitā, compendium of Charaka. This text, which describes the building of a hospital is dated by Dominik Wujastyk of the University College London from the period between 100 BCE and CE150. The description by Fa Xian is one of the earliest accounts of a civic hospital system anywhere in the world and, coupled with Caraka’s description of how a clinic should be equipped, suggests that India may have been the first part of the world to have evolved an organized cosmopolitan system of institutionally-based medical provision.

  70. When I served in the united states army i joined to protect my nation and its citizens…NOT CERTAIN CITIZENS! This is AMERICA and as citizens the AMERICAN PEOPLE has the right to practice whatever religion they choose! Allen west you are nothing more than a DISGRACE to the uniform I proudly wore and my grandfather wore and my son wears! COWARD

    • And you support the muslim immigrant violence blossoming throughout western countries then? And their pledge to kill all infidels?
      wake up…

    • I think he is simply asking how Muslims contributed to the fabric of the nation… (Fabric I would assume is the base, and reason for the nation) As in contribution. I Bleed green as well, but… when the commander and chief isolates and states a CERTAIN group…. then shouldn’t we investigate and confirm, or question?

      • Every american citizen contributes to the fabric of this great nation. Only those of us that truly love this nation and the people in it can see that. You loons are nothing more than BIGOTS and should get out of my country!

      • Maybe it is the definition of the fabric of our country and our democracy. The Muslims do not understand a democracy, let alone a Republic. And the very fabric refers to the founding of our country, the basis

      • Well, that’s a nice attitude you have. You are way off course on this. West is questioning and asking. Isn’t freedom of speech and open dialogue what you so vehemently state that you defended? Maybe you need to recognize the enormity of what “freedom” allows!

      • @ Earl Lee You made a statement and I do not consider you a mindless idiot that simple listens to, and does, – or listens to and believes whatever he hears, so …you made a statement, please back it up. Why do YOU Think President Obama would isolate and make a statement like that? Why would he isolate Muslims, a a People following RELIGION, not a race – and then give them that high of a accolade? “BUILT the FABRIC of OUR Nation”

      • .

        YOUR country? and how is that? Hmm as far as I knew this Land belonged to all American Citizens, or in Your Mind do YOU own all of America?why cause u served in the Military?so what so did My Dad, and Millions of other men and women have served, not just You!!! and as far as Allen west being a Disgrace YOU are far from the truth on that also…This is one man who will speak the truth no matter what!!! if YOU dont Like what Allen West Writes than dont read it, its that Simple…and as far as all them damn Muslims, well hell I will help YOU send them ALL back where they belong..

      • To know that Allen west left his men to face judgement, accept article 15’s, lose rank and pay lets me know he is a disgrace! Allen west not standing along side of those men lets me know allen west is a DIGRACE! Allen west was in command that night but yet let those men face charges alone! Allen west proves over and over again that he is a COWARD!

      • Allow me to educate you on what really happened, you ignorant moron. Col West, was in command in Iraq and in the beginning their was a suspected informant that was telling the terrorists or the Iraqi Army where the troops were either moving too or it was the artillery squads that were being killed, so Col West put a gun to the suspected informants head and discharged a round to make the guy answer confirming he was an informant and saved his troops. So he is the modern day Patton. I guess you view Patton as a disgrace as well for slapping a coward?

      • If you are going to tell the story tell it all. Allen west admits he LOST HIS COOL that night. As a officer he is trained to LEAD his men and not participate in violations of the UCMJ. Allen west sat there are watched his men BEAT that man for over 40 mins which is a VIOLATION of the UCMJ! Allen west was relieved of command for his actions and rightful so! The kicker is this…Allen west said himself that he was wrong…that the info they got was BOGUS! DISGRACE!!!

      • Seriously? He lost his cool over some guy that was selling information to the enemy killing American soldiers? I’m sure his men would rather die with west than fight with a traitor!

      • So glad Earl that you said “AMERICAN PEOPLE has the right…”. Do the Non American people have the same right?

      • And of course, you COULD point out what the lie is? Well, you COULD,
        but you haven’t. so MAYBE you cannot after all. Please enlighten all us
        ignorant folk of just WHAT the good man stated that was a lie?

    • And of course, you COULD point out what the disgrace is? Well, you COULD,
      but you haven’t. so MAYBE you cannot after all. Please enlighten all us
      ignorant folk of just WHAT the good man stated that was a disgrace?

  71. Thank you Col. West for speaking the truth without fear. I was only quoting the same Scripture to friends the other day which explains the Muslims to a tee. They have done nothing to build the very fabric of America…on the contrary they have they been the cause of thousands of dead American’s in terrorist attacks on American soil. Please continue to sound the alarm. Hopefully American’s will wake up from their slumber and see the propaganda being spouted from this administration.

  72. Mmmmm….they haven’t? I recall reading about the Musselmen that our founders had to fight against while at sea……they had a thing for racketeering….pirating…slavery….you know, just like their founder, Mohammed, peas be upon him? They certainly helped our nation brush up on warfare against savages! Does that count?

  73. All right, since we discuss medical issues and how the ancients formed and used hospitals, how about this: Ancient Americans, known as Mayans and Incans, did brain surgery before any of this Egyptian physician hospital stuff was done. I am sure that many peoples since the creation of Adam had simple medical knowledge and formed types of pre-historic hospital settings…why don’t you stick to the subject, which is how did Islamics contribute to the very fabric of our American society? Since America was formed, it was created to give freedom to all to live without fear of reprisal. Now, we all know that in the beginning many religions were not appreciated, and Pennsylvania was a state that was created for other religious people who were not mainstream -to live in. Many Quakers come from that state in the 1700-1800 period. Then, when the Mormon religion was formed and founded, the people of that group suffered greatly by having to move from state to state to avoid mobs of people who hunted them down to exterminate them. So, religion has played a big part of the fabric of this country. However, we have not had Islamics such as we have had come here now. So this is a trial for many people. Islamics have not contributed to the fabric of this nation as the fabric of which is was founded. Hopefully they can now contribute to the fabric of this nation from this time forward.

    • BOY, do you butcher history While it is probably that The Mayian culture was aware of brain surgery (not sure what their goal was), they were, to the best of our knowledge, unaware if the causes of infection, which MAY explain why most of the scars were incurred recently before death. Not stating that as empirical evidence but ONE very likely scenario. The folk of Israel were given VERY comprehensive rules relating to cancer, leposy, diet, handling the dead, plagues, etc – a PUBLIC HEALTH manual if you will – 3600 years ago. Now the Mormons were ostracised for many reasons – but adultery was one – and after J Smith was caught in the closet with the maid, things got worse – BUT he claimed yet another false revelation from God, making it all right. Funny – Mohammed had the same experience and solved it the saame way – a “Special” revelation allowed him to continue in adultery. NOW If you are attempting to work the beginning of Mormonism with the beginning of Islam, you hitched to the wrong cart – Islam has been butchering people for sport for about 1500 years; everyone from close friends to slaves and enemies. One Caliph loved watching folk die so much he had workers working on the lower walls of buildings, while others working on top pushed the walls over on those below. Fine chap, and just maybe what is coming to America once Islam gets established here.

      • Some Mormons married multiple women because the good Christians killed off many of the men. The men had to be able to support them and many married old or the sick in order that they had a legal person to take care of them. Many Christians made up stories in order that they would feel better about killing the innocent and acting like the animals they were. Not all Christians did those things, only the afraid and those who wanted what the Mormons had. They had built beautiful cities and huge farms. It was easy for greedy people to make up stories to make what they did seem OK. Read your history and stop listening to stupid people. I did my own research and found many Christians have been lied to and have never done their homework

      • Tammy – you are misinformed. Very misinformed. How many Mormon men were ever killed? That was NOT the reason for multiple marriages. Marrying a person was NOT required to care for someone – that is an excuse, NOT the truth. Christians did NOT have to make up stories to justify killings – that is another excuse. To the best of MY knowledge, NO Christians were ever involved in the attacks on Mormons.

        The Mormons on the other had WERE guilty of organized attacks on groups. One of the 4 largest massacres in the US was the Mountain meadows Massacre by the Mormons.

        http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/mountainmeadows/leeaccount.html

        “After destroying a newspaper that threatened to expose his teachings on
        polygamy and multiple Gods, Smith was arrested and jailed. A mob stormed
        the jail and Smith died defending himself in a gun battle.” Where were the Christians?

        What did the Mormons have the Christians wanted? Multiple wives could be an advantage 😉 – but the Mormons were heretics, and spurned as a result. There was NOTHING there for Christians.

        “The Mormon God is an exalted man3 called “Elohim” who lives on a planet near the star-base Kolob4. Elohim has a physical body5 and is limited in power, he cannot create matter. He is not omnipresent being limited to one place at a time6. He is not eternal like the Christian God since Elohim had a beginning7. The Mormon God is married, to the “Heavenly Mother”8.”

        “Jesus and Satan are brothers9. Jesus was conceived via Elohim coming to earth and having physical sexual relations with Mary10. Jesus was married11, and was likely a polygamist12 and fathered children13. Jesus is a created being14. You cannot worship or have a personal relationship with Jesus.15 Jesus appeared to people in America after his resurrection.”

        Tammy – NONE of that is true.

        Yes they DID build well. SLC is a marvelous place – I’ve been there 40 or 50 times, maybe more. BUT the killings were long before the trek to SLC, so again, there was NOTHING for the Christians to envy.

        Now let me tell you something about my sources. I have employed several Mormons, temple married, garmented, full service Mormons. I have had leadership Mormon friends. In my SLC travels I spent a time with ONE returned missionary couple, the husband being the son of one of the current leadership. I had a card from one of the Temple grounds leadership granting me free meals anywhere in the Temple Square area. They have NOW torn down my favorite restaurant – one preferred by many of the leadership. I’ve been in the buildings, the halls etc. I am NOT ignorant of their teachings. I have spent hours watching their TV presentations in SLC – listened to their President, the president of Brigham Young University on many occasions.

        I have read many of their books, spent time at their museum in east SLC talking about their issues. I had to be there about 40 evenings anyway over a few years.

        They are wonderful people. On average they are better educated, better employed and happier and larger families than average Americans. THAT does NOT make them right.

        NOW, IF you have ANY facts at all to support your statements, I’ll be glad to look at them

      • I did my thesis on Mormons. And yes the Christians did kill men women and children of the Mormon faith. They wanted their property, the Mormons had made a piece of land, they bought into a lush utopia, next to what the Christians in the area had. They were greedy and wanted what they did not have. You have only your experiences, not facts. Many of the things you sited were wrong, and many that were not, does not make them wrong. Many people do not have any clue what the teachings are or what they believe. You think you know all the answers, but I think what you believe is wrong. You know the catholic church changed the Bible over the years, so many parts are missing or corrupted. So how do you know your ideas are true and not theirs?? You are deluded about not only what they believe, but what you believe. When Jesus comes back, I guess he will tell who is right, you, Catholics, Mormons, Muslims, Protestants, Methodists Hindu’s. Before you degrade someone elses religion and beliefs, maybe you should pray and fast for real answers, not what some nasty preacher tells you. BTW, it was so called Christians who killed many innocent people. I say so called, because I believe most Christians would not have done those things, There are many who use religion to excuse their perversions and immorality. There are others who use their misunderstandings to put others down. God forgive you

      • MY you are a bundle of toxic misinformation – and obviously a MORMON. You need to get a real life in the real world.

        “”You think you know all the answers, but I think what you believe is
        wrong. You know the catholic church changed the Bible over the years,
        so many parts are missing or corrupted. So how do you know your ideas
        are true and not theirs?? ”

        ONLY slightly true. It MAY be possible that the Odes of Solomon and the Didache were removed by influence of the pre-catholic church by I doubt it. The Bible was in circulation (parts of it) about AD 70. The first canon (collection of approved books) was about 120 AD – the Muratorial (sp?) canon with a number of books NOT yet added.

        The Catholic church ONLY controlled church affairs in the Roman empire and surrounding area. To the East there was the Orthodox and Syriac church, east of that the Church of Thomas in India which still exists today, and east of that a Chinese church. To the south you had the African and Ethiopian churches. There were far too many bibles in far to many languages for the Church at Rome to control ANYTHING. I personally use an English translation of the Syriac/Aramaic Bible – from the 3rd and 4th century. And you know what? Its almost identical to my wife’s New International version. Maybe a bit plainer because it missed a couple translations.

        The statements I made about the heresy of the Mormons regarding Christ etc are well documented I can provide the Bibliography if you’d like. rathere thn coming from some preacher – they came straight from MORMON sources.

        Are YOU aware that the book of Mormon – as given to Smith, has been radically rewritten? Smith stated that it was perfect as given to the first publisher – in fact it was FULL of mistakes – which have been corrected over time – so I guess his REVELATION was not so perfect after call. Don’t believe me? Just compare the original BOM with todays.

        ” And yes the Christians did kill men women and children of the Mormon faith.” Please provide me some citations to prove your point. I’m NOT saying it never happened, but I have NO evidence for it. As I stated yesterday, the ONLY evidence I have of murder related to Mormons is the Mountain Meadows massacre – where Mormons killed 126 people.

        “So how do you know your ideas are true and not theirs?? You are deluded about not only what they believe, but what you believe.” Well, first I have the Bible. We have portions of the bible that date from about 89AD and up. All told there are over 26,000 ancient manuscripts or fragments that PREDATE the Catholic church proving the authenticity of the Bible. Secondly, if the Bible was totally annihilated – we could rebuild it from the passages referred to in OTHER books very quickly. The book Smith wrote was so full of errors. Simple easy to recognize errors. It was pure fantasy, NOT scripture or revelation. Then I have history. Which I have actually studied for 40 years. I left the religion I was raised in because it did NOT fit the Bible.

        ” And it was not Smith who destroyed the press, it was the Christians who destroyed the Mormon paper.” Where did you get this tidbit of fiction? I’d like to see a citation. Smith did not HAVE a paper to destroy. You need to understand that Mormons have been whitewashing their history for decades – but about 10 years or so they opened up archives that proved many of the things they were covering up actually happened.

        Join us tomorrow for the continuing saga

  74. I did a little research on Muslims contributing to “the very fabric of our nation” and the only threads I found woven in is Muslim sectarianism–that is, nothing but Muslim institutions, no organizations or enterprises to serve the common good.

  75. Maybe they contributed to the fabric of our nation because…”That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” ?~Friedrich Nietzsche
    Never thought I’d be quoting Nietzsche, but there ya go.

  76. I love the way these simple minded people think. MUSLIM BAD…DEMOCRATS BAD…CHRISTIANS GOOD….REPUBLICANS GOOD!

    • They THINK – they, unlike the leftist socialists and lieberals , do NOT make someone else think for them – making them simple robots of the message – of which you appear to be one.

    • @earl, normally I’d let such asinine comments go by but I had to reply not because I think you’re a terrible patriotic American, but because you’re unbelievably stupid. I suggest you take your head from your arse and out of the MSM, left-wingnuts network and start compiling islamic attacks from worldwide news sources before you open your shit-hole

      • Unlike you LOONS I know that AMERICA is made up of all different types of people, different races, religions and all! Just imagine a ALLEN WEST world with only the allow people can enter this nation! BIGOTS

      • the only loon is you brah, besides you outed yourself as a hack and a liar. your opening salvo mentioned this:

        ” I love the way these simple minded people think.” ……………. pot meet kettle

    • Muslims have been terrorizing the US since the founding. There is a phrase in the Marine Corp Hymn that says, “to the shores of Tripoli.” One of the first actions Thomas Jefferson took was to send the Marines to stop the piracy by the muslim terrorists, known as the Barbary Pirates.

    • Sums it up well. Hate and destruction of any who will not follow is the heart of Islam Love for others caring and charity is the heart of the gospel…

  77. In 1786, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson met with Arab diplomats from Tunis, who were conducting terror raids and piracy against American ships.

    History records them as the Barbary Pirates. In fact, they were blackmailing terrorists, hiding behind a self-serving interpretation of their Islamic faith by embracing select tracts and ignoring others. Borrowing from the Christian Crusades of centuries past, they used history as a mandate for doing the western world one better. The quisling European powers had been buying them off for years.

    On March 28, 1786 Jefferson and Adams detailed what they saw as the main issue:

    “We took the liberty to make some inquiries concerning the Grounds of their pretensions to make war upon a Nation who had done them no Injury, and observed that we considered all mankind as our Friends who had done us no wrong, nor had given us any provocation. The Ambassador answered us that it was founded on the Laws of their Prophet, that it was written in their Koran, that all nations who should not have acknowledged their authority were sinners, that it was their right and duty to make war upon them wherever they could be found, and to make slaves of all they could take as Prisoners, and that every Musselman who should be slain in Battle was sure to go to Paradise.”

    Thomas Jefferson wanted a military solution, but decades of blackmailing the American Republic and enslaving its citizens would continue until the new American nation realized that the only answer to terrorism was force.

    “There’s a temptation to view all of our problems as unprecedented and all of our threats as new and novel,” says George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley. Shortly after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, Turley advised some members of Congress who were considering a formal declaration of war against the suspected perpetrators. He invoked the precedent of the Barbary pirates, saying America had every right to attack and destroy the terrorist leadership without declaring war.

    “Congress did not actually declare war on the pirates,” Turley wrote in a memo, “but ‘authorized’ the use of force against the regencies after our bribes and ransoms were having no effect. This may have been due to an appreciation that a declaration of war on such petty tyrants would have elevated their status. Accordingly, they were treated as pirates and, after a disgraceful period of accommodation, we hunted them down as pirates.”

    Because of their outlaw conduct, pirates — and modern-day terrorists — put themselves outside protection of the law, according to military strategy expert Dave McIntyre, a former dean at the National War College. “On the high seas if you saw a pirate, you sank the bastard,” he says. “You assault pirates, you don’t arrest pirates.”

    Shoot first, ask questions later. Wanted: Dead or alive. Such is our official policy regarding Osama bin Laden, the most infamous outlaw of the era.

    One of the enduring lessons of the Barbary campaigns was to never give in to outlaws, whether you call them pirates or terrorists. In the late 1700s, America paid significant blackmail for peace — shelling out $990,000 to the Algerians alone at a time when national revenues totaled just $7 million.

    “Too many concessions have been made to Algiers,” U.S. consul William Eaton wrote to the Secretary of State in 1799. “There is but one language which can be held to these people, and this is terror.”

    • Thank you for posting this. While the libs try
      to rewrite history to fit their brainless narrative, the truth remains.

  78. A fine soldier like Allen West should know that the Ottoman empire showed up at Constantinople and took down their legendary wall with canons Europeen have never seen before.

  79. Allen West, read How the West was Won by Rodney Starke. He DESTROYS that concept.
    Donna Goldsmith Wise, Actually your statement is false.Pg 296 from the above book. “The so-called Arabic numerals were entirely of Hindu origin.”

  80. @ rafael x,
    linear formuale and quadratic equations were known for millennia in Babylon and India and centuries before shitslamic expansionism in the 7th century spread to Persia. Muscum “scholars” appropriated these calculaic formula and compiled them to repackage and rename them “Al-jibraya” – open a book son

    • Ali is a draft dodger and he lost his last two fights – badly, so no he’s not the greatest of all time sucka…not to mention he joined islam to get out of fighting gooks

      Mus-scums dont need West to vilify them, they do a good enough job on their own. Do keep up will you

      • He was a conscious objector and walked into jail on his own free will. Took responsibility. He became great as a Muslim. No one cares about Clay became an icon as Ali. Time for your bottle and diaper change. I’m talking about the diaper over your mouth.

    • Ali did nothing he was a boxer first named Casius Clay…He boxed so what. How does that constitute a ‘contirbution to the fabric of democracy'”?

      • When we hosted the Olympics long after he was done boxing we had him light the torch. So he must mean something. Still the Greatest Of All Times. He personifies American exeptionalism as perceived in the World.

      • They should’ve kept him there! He should NEVER have carried a torch for the country he refused to fight for! What could you possibly be thinking that makes draft dodging admirable?

      • He could have moved to another country, Canada, Europe. He could have used his name to ask for a favor like a certain GWB. He chose to stay and face the consequences as an American.

      • No, he chose to stay and prove that there are ways around everything in our system! It was a huge one fingered salute to every man and his family who died in that war! Congratulations to all who have followed in his footsteps and given the finger to the country who supports most of their family!

      • Way around? He put up a fight and WON in the american judicial system. Allen west was too afraid to do the same!

      • Yes, he found a way around! What a MAN! Your admiration does you no justice! What did he call the name his Momma gave him? His “slave name” bet she loved that! Anything to get out of a war!

      • Better a one fingered salute than a pants load of feces as Ted Nugent presented to the Selective Service.

      • Unlike VP Dick Cheney who, “…had better things to do with my time than go to VietNam…” or SecDef Rumsfeld who never served a DAY in a uniform in Service to Our Nation in his LIFE or that crack fighter pilot, George W. Bush who kept the skies over Abilene and Waco free of Viet Cong during the 60’s.*

        *Above claim applies only to when he actually SHOWED UP for drill….

      • But not to Americans. We know what a coward he was. He did do a good job of beating up on women. Oh, that’s right, he was Muslim

      • As a matter of fact NO! So, what’s your point? I’m a Republican? …I’m quite simply not a fool! Get your thoughts together, come back at me when you have something that makes sense!

      • Whatever helps you sleep! Just remember, the hand that feeds you can put a hurting on you too! Its just a matter of time!

      • Okay, and Obama got a Nobel Prize for doing…… nothing! So he lit a torch and is considered one of the greatest boxers of all time. He contributed to American sports history, nothing more. No social movement was begun by this man, no institutions were created or modified for the better by this man. And for such a fighter, he sure seemed eager to avoid fighting in Vietnam, claiming conscientious objector status due to his converting to Islam (only Allah, in his mind, could command him to go to war). Let us keep in mind he became a Muslim after joining the kill whitey group: Nation of Islam.

      • Since when do conservatives differenciate between Muslims? There’s only one God. Remember? You pile them together as terrorists as long as they call themselves Muslims. At this point what’s the difference between Hamas, Isis, Al Quaeda, Boko Haram, the Nation Of Islam or the Mosque two blocks away? What difference does it make?

    • You could have edited that wiki page to say anything you like. Anyone can edit wiki pages. Wiki is not news nor is it a place to farm facts.

    • oh puhlease the author(s) of this Wikipedia writing are GREATLY stretching the importance of any reference of islam in the discussions of the foundation of our government with regards to religious freedom. Freedom of religion was first established in the founding of the colony of Maryland in 1634 (Catholic vs Protestant foundational issues). The arguments of the day for the next 100 years were over Protestants, Catholics, Quakers, Anglicans, etc in the establishment of churches across the colonies. Islam was a FOOTNOTE – NOT even a THREAD much less part of the FABRIC of these conversations. Further, these author(s) include muslims as part of the Melungeons of the Appalachia, when it was the TERM mulungos from South America that scholars “think” may have been picked up to describe this group – which was a term given to the Northern Turks and Moors captured and sold into slavery in South America. As there is no clear definition of the Melungeons, though more agreement is on the Collins/Gibson Clans + Iriquois + Black Slaves (west Africa origin – not north) – as the primary “core” – one thing is certainly clear – the religion of islam does not factor into this group (I am from them).

    • I hated it when he said it too. Bush was trying to keep Americans from killing all the Muslims in the US after 9-11. Amazing, even after what they did, the Americans did not kill and burn them at the stake. Most tried hard to be fair

      • Bush had to say it, since he is a friend to the Saudi Royals who (some) were in the US on 9/11 and were given special permission to leave the country after all other planes had been grounded.

      • I replied hours ago, but it is not here, so here goes again. You are right about the Saudi’s. There are many things I did not agree with Bush. He and his father are also OWG people. Sr made the case many times and Jr on occasion. There are people on both sides who are working toward this end. No more Bushes, Obama’s or Clintons

  81. Well they do sell me beer and pickled pork sausage when I want! That’s something! Even if it is against their religion to consume it. See the evil capitalist western way is rubbing off on them!

      • No, I’m pretty sure that was done long before Catholicism was began. But, I’m sure you know more about having sex with little boys than me!

      • Oh no, there was no credible point made! If you want to defend Mecca, then go read a little!

      • “Defend Mecca”? Um, that would be one President George W. Bush, walking hand-in-hand all faggity style, with his Hind Ass, the King of Saudi Arabia, through the bluebonnet fields of Texas post 9/11. You DO remember 9/11, don’t you? You DO remember that 15 of the 19 9/11 hijackers were Saudi, right? You DO remember all those bombs we dropped on Riyadh, the invasion of Mecca, the nationalization of their oil fields, and our current 12 cents a gallon gasoline, right? Oh, wait . . . .

  82. It’s surprises me how uneducated most of Americans are. Muslims HAVE made an impact on the fabric of American society. Historically Muslims have made major contributions, e.g. humanities, the sciences, and art. They explored North America 300 years before the so-called “discovery” of the New World by Christopher Columbus. They used the Mississippi river as their access route to and from the continent’s interior. Here are a few early examples of Muslims in American History:

    1178
    A Chinese document know as the Sung Document records the voyage of Muslim sailors to a land know as Mu-Lan-Pi (America). Mention of this document is contained in the publication, the Khotan Amiers, 1933.

    1310
    Abu Bakari (Abu Bakar), a Muslim king of the Malian Empire, spearheads a series of sea voyages to the New World.

    1312
    African Muslims (Mandinga) arrive in the Gulf o Mexico for exploration of the American interior using the Mississippi River as their access route. These Muslim explorers were from Mali and other parts of West Africa.

    1513
    Pri Ries completes his first world map, including the American, after research maps from all over the world. The practicality and artistry of his map surpassed any from his time or before.

    1530
    African slaves arrive in America. During the slave trade, more than 10 million Africans were uprooted from their homes and brought to American shores. Many of these slaves were from the Fulas, Fula Jallon, Fula Toro, and Massiona as well as other areas of West Africa. These areas were governed from their capital, “Timbuctu.” These slaves were sent to Mexico, Cuba, and South America. More than 30 percent of these 10 million slaves were Muslim. They became the backbone of the American economy.

    1539
    Estevanico of Azamor, a Muslim from Morocco, lands in Florida with the ill-fated expedition of Panfilo de Narvaez in 1527. Estevanico remained in America to become the first of three Americans to cross the continent. At least two states owe their beginnings to this Muslim, Arizona and New Mexico.

    1732
    Ayyub ibn Sulaiman Jallon, a Muslim slave in Maryland, is set free by James Oglethorpe, founder of Georgia, and provided transportation to England. He arrived home (Boonda, Galumbo) from England in 1735.

    1790
    Moors from Spain are reported living in South Carolina and Florida.

      • No thanks. I don’t need a bridge. Just the Truth will do… Oh wait, you don’t have any of the truth. I’m sorry.
        Hey, at least I’m not stupid enough to believe everything I read online. Case in point: articles like these.

      • Sounds like you do believe all the lies that are out there. God bless Israel and watch over her people. Christians know they are your chosen people and you are with them

    • How exactly does all that show any contribution to America??

      Did they create the brilliant constitution? No

      Did they build up the infrastructure, universities, roads etc? No

      Did they sell Africans into slavery? Yes

      This just muslim propaganda. I’ve never met such an insure and ridiculous people that continue to believe what ever lies are told to make themselves feel superior.

      Islam….the ultimate inferiority complex

      • Muslim propaganda? Uhh, I am no Muslim, and I’m not really much of a fan president Obama. What I said isn’t propaganda. I’m only trying to say that, like it or not, Muslims have contributed to building America. Maybe not in huge ways. But many Muslims did play small parts.
        A large part of my article was cut off. But I won’t post the rest, because it will obviously only be skimmed over by all of the Obama and Muslim haters. Believe what you want. I really do find it sad that truth is always shunned by close minded people.

    • You know what they say, “believe nothing of what you hear, 1/2 of what you see and so on”. I would like to talk to the person and see proof of what you say because I think it is just another Big “O” fabrication of the truth!! I actuaally think he is afraid of them.

    • hmmm, lets see. Where is a fellow with a history degree supposed to start? Begging with the Sung Document, the land known as Mu Lan Pi was always, and continues to be, identified as Spain, where we know Muslims have traveled to in antiquity. There is no evidence whatsoever to support the claim Mu Lan Pi was America, NONE. There is evidence to support the theory of the Chinese having reached North America. They did not refer to it as Mu Lan Pi. Kinda strange, isn’t it?

      There is no evidence whatsoever of Abu Bakari ever having traveled to the New World. This is a claim by a few researchers, who have not brought forward any real evidence to support their claims. These ethnocentric claims have been largely rejected by the academic community.

      Pri Ries did make an incredible map, based off of much earlier maps. However, this map was not discovered by the West until 1929, so where is contribution to the fabric of America?

      Don’t get me started on the whole slavery thing.

      Estevanico of Azamor was a Moroccan slave who, along with a few other guys managed to make their way back to the Spanish in Mexico after being enslaved by Native Americans for a few years. He was never an American, and his role in the American Southwest was to guide the first expedition to search for riches rumored to be in the Southwest (where he was killed by angry Indians). Neither of these states owes anything to this man in terms of significance.
      Moors is a very broad term referring to, at first the Muslims who had invaded portions of Spain, then to refer to Muslims in general as a pejorative. Yes, there were a few living in Florida and probably other Spanish colonies, but what does that little factoid have to do with contributing to the fabric of American society??????

      • I’m so sorry, Professor. I didn’t write my stupid post perfectly. Well, more than two-thirds of my post WAS cut off, so a lot of the info isn’t there. Plus I wasn’t really done with it.
        I admit, i should have said that some of these facts I put on my post are not 100% known, but merely thought to be true by some. I was in a hurry, what can I say? Next time I’ll be more careful, and cite at least 4 sources for each fact… Wait I’m not writing a college paper, or important document… I’m posting on a trivial thread on a garbage article… So it really doesn’t matter all that much , does it, Mr. Historian? No. It doesn’t matter. That’s why I didn’t finish the post properly.
        I was merely trying to get it across that Muslims have helped in the building of America in small ways.
        There’s too much hatred for Muslims in this country. I’m sick of it. I persinally know some Muslims, and they are very decent people. It’s the EXTREMISTS that make all the rest look bad.

      • By the way, I thought a guy with a college degree would be smarter. You used “factoid” incorrectly, Professor. A factoid does not mean “a small fact, like so many people think it means. Look up the definition.

  83. This is really disappointing. You seem, Mr. West, like a thinking person. I read his entire statement and had no trouble understanding his true meaning (see my comment below, I don’t want to explain it again.) Your article sounds like you saw only memes and misquotes on this. If you did truly understand his meaning then you are clearly slanting this to suit your own agenda.

    • I agree. Fortunately, he now resides far away from the White House, down in Dallas, TX where he’s embarked on a watercolors painting career.

  84. sure they did!! By losing the Barbary wars and thereby establishing the USA as a military power and the reputation of the USMC

  85. You have to be a special kind of STUPID to believe ALL muslims around the world was responsible for 9/11. Its like saying ALL catholic men have sex with little boys!

  86. One of my liberal friends responded to my sharing your post and my comments about rewriting history with this information:

    I am thinking that the things on these sites PALE in comparison to the contributions of the others who have come to this land we love, but I wanted to send this along to you Sir, and am hoping to see what you think!
    Regards,
    Sharon Goodhart Turner

    http://www.islam101.com/history/muslim_us_hist.html

    http://photos.state.gov/…/publicat…/American_Muslims.pdf

    http://arabsinamerica.unc.edu/
    American Muslim History http://www.islam101.com Unquestionably, Muslims have made an impact on the evolution of American society.
    Historically Muslims have made major contribution, e.g. humanities, the
    sciences, and art. They explored North America 300 years before the
    so-called “discovery” of the New World by Christopher Columbus. They
    used…http://www.islam101.com/history/muslim_us_hist.html

    http://photos.state.gov/…/publicat…/American_Muslims.pdf

    http://arabsinamerica.unc.edu/
    American Muslim History http://www.islam101.com Unquestionably, Muslims have made an impact on the evolution of American society.
    Historically Muslims have made major contribution, e.g. humanities, the
    sciences, and art. They explored North America 300 years before the
    so-called “discovery” of the New World by Christopher Columbus. They
    used…

      • Sandra,
        Please read my introductory sentence … not my info or my opinion! I was asking for others to evaluate, especially Mr. West. It is suggested that the best way for him to see your comments or hear your questions, readers should put them in the “Comments”.

  87. You know I grew up in a suburb of Chicago that was both black and white. Our public high school, Proviso East was always both black and white going back at least 60 years. There were never any problems between blacks & whites. I also worked with blacks in both Illinois and here in Florida. I musts say there was never any trouble back in those days. Important thing here is I never knew or heard of Muslims until more recent. Most important thing is, they helped build this great country that is being taken down quickly?? I am neither uneducated or stupid. They certainly NEVER helped build America, but there have been many fine black people who have. Muslims – NO!!

  88. ANOTHER BIGOTED post by allen west…he must feel threatened by the *NEW* sarah palin channel! for 9.95 per month you can hear how sarah palin hates obama! When is the ALLEN WEST channel coming out…sponsored by CHARMIN….

    • The thing that gets me is these loons actually believe people like allen west and sarah palin are doing great work. They are doing NOTHING except getting people that believe the same things as they do to send them money, to buy there products and subscribe to their channels. Its all about the money and these LOONS are just too stupid to understand that. They continue to preach to the CHOIR and the CHOIR keeps sending funds!

      • Only a dumbass libturd like you would side with Islam and bash Christians THAT BUILT THIS COUNTRY.

      • Slaves didn’t build this nation dumbdumb. Somehow I think picking cotton created this country or kept it going. How bout you brain tumor.

      • You really need to pick up a book every now and again cause I’m coming to the conclusion that you are STUPID!

      • The slaves, when freed by Abraham Lincoln the first elected R, didn’t have last names. They were given the option to choose a last name. Many chose the last names of the founders. Imagine that! They chose the last names of people like Ben Franklin one of the founders of the Abolitionist Society in Pennsylvania. Those “dirty rotten” founders must have been well respected.

    • How is that bigoted? Only a self righteous braindead libturd like you would see a bigot in every shadow. What’s the matter? Tongue tied by his color? You can’t say racist. Well you could because you’re an idiot but that would be overtly moronic and you probably have a libturd education. You goofballs only have 2 words in your vocabulary. Racist and bigot. Learn some new words. No matter how many times you throw them at us they’re not going to stick.

      • Excuse me LOON! When you blame a entire religion for the acts of a FEW..when you hate a entire religion….YOU ARE A BIGOT!!!

      • Also, I’ve read on other *NEWS* sites that call allen west a homophobe, islamophobe…so the word has STUCK!!!

      • I guess we didn’t read the same article because I didn’t see the part that says he hates an enitre religion. I did see the part that ask for your opinon on how Muslims helped build the fabric of American. I am still waiting for an intellegent response from you on the his question. Maybe if he was white you would answer the question…………are you a racist?

      • Go look the the previous post, go look at his facebook page…allen west is nothing more than a high paid BIGOT!

      • No…he is a BIGOT because he hates MUSLIMS! And when you are RELIEVED OF COMMAND …your career is not ACCOMPLISHED!! Sorry Skippy….thanks for playing but YOU LOSE!!

      • Everyone is a loon but you right? Jackass. Hahaha! Do you know anything about Islam? No, of course not. I know you don’t. If you did you wouldn’t keep wasting your fingers. ISLAM IS EVIL. PERIOD.

  89. Why, yes, i’d be HAPPY TO, Lt. Col. West, who apparently never studied US History. Let’s start at the VERY beginning of the USA, shall we? 1st Country to recognize US Independence from Great Britain? Morocco. Next wildly ignorant question, please.

      • The fact you’re SO DIM as to not know the answer to that question is demonstrative that you wouldn’t understand the explanation, either.

      • I would like to hear your explanation. I would understand your explanation even if I didn’t agree with it. I do have a History degree, so I should have the required intelligence to understand you, and I can do it without the insults.

      • Then, you ARE able to “do your own research” to, say, “crack open a book” or use “the Google” all on your own, or so you claim? Well, there’s where the answers to your questions lie. I answered Lt. Col. West’s question. It’s up to you to answer yours, scholar.

      • Yeah right, they really contributed didn’t they as in the Tripolitan War of 1801-05. Look it up dimwit!

    • So the Moroccans were the first to recognize us as an independent nation. Aside from the beginning of international relationships, what does this have to do with Muslims helping to create the fabric of our nation?

      • “…Aside from the beginning of international relationships…” is akin to asking “Aside from oxygen, why is air important to humans”

      • We signed a treaty of friendship with Morocco in 1786. We did not establish extensive trade with them during that time period (although they are our longest standing political allies, they were not a major trading partner until the 1830s). Although they recognized us as independent in 1777, which was nice of them to do, they did not contribute to our fight for independence in any way. So once again, the question stands. How did they help to create the fabric of our nation? Did they significantly impact our culture? No. Did they help establish any of our institutions, aside from the Tangier Legation Embassy? No. Now its your turn. Amaze me with your knowledge of history and your ability to analyze and quantify your thesis.

      • I am well aware of our embassy, then called a Legation being established in Tangiers, Morocco in 1787. I am aware it is our oldest embassy in the world, and is now currently a museum. But once again the question stands, and you have yet to answer it. How did this help to create the fabric of our nation? Establishing diplomatic relations is not a cultural contribution, but a diplomatic one. Diplomacy and international relations was already an established part of our culture well before the Declaration of Independence was signed. As for your comment below regarding the contribution of horses, those horses were brought over by the British during the pre-war years. They were Moroccan Arabian Stallions, but they were not supplied directly by the Moroccans to the United States.

        Source: http://www.revolutionarywararchives.org/cavalry.html

      • Ooops, sorry Daniel. My last part of the above post was meant for Star Seed below. My mistake there.

    • Wow ….now that must be what obama means by muslims being the moral fiber that built this country….what else im excited ….

  90. Earl Lee and Rafeal X. I would personally pay airfare for the two if you to Afghanistan, Iraq, pick your place! Go on over there and act like the “democrats” you are, enjoy, its on ME!

    • The thing you don’t understand LOON is that we stand up for ALL AMERICANS!! You people….including allen (relieved of command) west are nothing more than DOMESTIC TERRORIST!!

      • Earl Lee, you have no idea what you stand up for! Words! Get off your computer and GI do something then! The ticket is on me!?

      • I’m no bigot! I’m offering you a chance to do what your precious Ali wouldn’t! So your son serves and that makes you a man? You’ve learned well from your heroes then! What a sorry little person you are!

      • You’re a liar and a coward. No self respecting soldier would side with muslim scum against an American. Dirtbag phony. You’re son is probably al -queda. Go back to camel school.

      • No American veteran would side against AMERICAN CITIZENS…..BIGOT! He is a DISGRACE to the uniform !

      • As a vet I can judge the mans actions. The man was in a situation that desperately needed a leader. That was suppose to be allen west but he FAILED!

      • More rhetoric, you can judge no one because you’re a vet. Your a fool and it precludes you from passing ANY judgment!

      • I guess we’ve now seperated the men from the boys! My only regret is that you haven’t taken me up on the offer and gotten yourself a little education! Hey, thanks for proving your intelligence sir!

      • This post and many other post from allen west shows that the BIGOT card is alive and well and is making allen west MILLIONS fromyou LOONS. Have you got your book or tee shirt yet?

      • You seem to be very good at playing injured! Shows just how much of a man you are! You are nothing sir, without morals. You have none. Repeatedly insulting others shows that you have nothing intelligent to add to the conversation. Don’t you have a basketball goal out back that would fill your evening better??

      • Injured?? Don’t get upset when you are called out for what you actually are! If you are a bigot…wear it with PRIDE! Get you a Allen west “I AM A BIGOT” tee shirt!

      • Yet, one of your female conservatives did the same to me. What was that word? Oh, yeah, “whore” and she played the race card big time after I outed her for being an immigrant. All because she couldn’t handle Martin Luther, that pesky Protestant reformer as Hitler’s hero.

      • i think you are RACIST,,,,,,, on spanish you are RACISTA,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
        so what is your point? we have a lot of them,,,,,,,and youre one of them,,,,,,,
        where is surprise?

      • In Spanish? Did you mean to use the period instead of the comma? Or to put an apostrophe between you/are in order to express “you’re”? How about putting a “the” between “is” and “surprise”? Or an “a” between “are” and “racist”? Also, capital letters are your friend when used correctly. Expecting others that legally move to America and adapt to the American way of life and become American isn’t racist. It’s patriotic.

  91. If you truly love this country you’d stand up for ALL OF ITS CITIZENS! Sorry Allen west but you continue to show why the people of your district didn’t re-elect you. You continue to show how u are a DISGRACE to the uniform!!!

    • It’s fairly obvious you have nothing good to say about the US nor can you make an objective argument. Might I suggest you pack your bags and leave while the US is still a free country. That liberal indoctrination you received is first rate, I’ll give you that.

      • Darn right…the US is a free country filled with many different types of people and religions! You domestic terrorist just don’t seem to understand this!

      • Have you ever thought about anger management? Have you taken your meds today? how much does george soros pay you to be a troll?

      • So you have to align yourself with a particular political party to love this nation? WRONG JETHRO!!

      • This is what I subscribe to you idiot:

        “The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism. But this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism. The disorders and miseries which result gradually incline the minds of men to seek security and repose in the absolute power of an individual; and sooner or later the chief of some prevailing faction, more able or more fortunate than his competitors, turns this disposition to the purposes of his own elevation, on the ruins of public liberty.” – George Washington, 1796

        Since you can’t grasp reading comprehension, it means I DON’T FOLLOW A PARTY. I HAVE NO ALIGIENCE TO ANY PERSON OR PARTY, BUT TO THE US CONSTITUTION FOR WHICH I TOOK AN OATH TO DEFEND AGAINST ALL ENEMIES FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC. Domestic like you.

      • Wow! I would bet that he is still trying to figure that one out, even with an explanation! Good job! Very well said!

      • Protecting the religious rights of all Americans, including non-Christian Americans is part of the constitution. Just saying.