ResistNet.com With much of the $100 million needed to complete the Islamic "victory" mosque is pouring in from Arab nations - especially Saudi Arabi (where 15 of the 9-11 terrorists hailed), Imam Feisel Rauf, the man behind the mosque is publicly saying his goal is to "Americanize" Islam, and that the mosque is a positive step forward in establishing a healthy relationship with Americans.
But is he seeking to "Americanize" Islam, or "Muslimize" America.
Regarding the 9-11 attack, Rauf stated that terrorism would only end when the west acknowledges the harm it has done to Muslims, and that Christians actually started the mass attacks on civilians.
During another engagement he suggested "The United States has more Muslim blood on its hands than al Qaida has on its hands of innocent non-Muslims."
His comments certainly raise an eyebrow as to his true intent.
If Rauf were truly interested in building a positive relationship with Americans, why wonâ€™t he consider moving his mosque project several blocks away - especially considering the firestorm of protest his mosque plan has sparked?
The New York Daily News is asking that very question, after finding no less than four alternative sites in lower Manhattan - just blocks from the planned site.
The reason we believe is both simple and disturbing ...
If the Cordoba mosque as it is being called is built on the footprint of Ground Zero, it would become part of a long history of mosque building following Muslim victories.
In other words, this mosque would become a "victory" mosque in the same light as Muslim conquests in Mecca, Jerusalem, and Constantinople...
As one Muslim reporter put it, erecting the Cordoba House at Ground Zero "will make jihadists delighted." More: http://www.resistnet.com/forum/topic/show?id=2600775:Topic:2556845&xgs=1&xg_source=msg_share_topic