Manufacturing Islam Friendly History on CNN: Al Andaluz & the Mystical Golden Age

Journalistic Malpractice: Time Magazine’s Bobby Ghosh and CNN’s Ali Velshi on “Cordovan Ecumenism” in Muslim Spain

Andrew Bostom:

Whitewashing History

Moorish Spain was not a tolerant and enlightened society even in its most cultivated epoch.

The original Visigothic Church of St. Vincent, then Mosque of Cordoba, now Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption

Yesterday (Thursday 8/19/10) during the 1 PM hour CNN’s “Newsroom,” this exchange took place between CNN reporter Ali Velshi and Time Magazine’s deputy international editor Bobby Ghosh:

(Note that both, Ali Velshi and Bobby Gosh are Muslims, which is carefully omitted by their CNN biography)

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The Cordoba Mosque in New York: “A Symbol of the Islamic Conquest of Christian Lands”

Obama Lectures America Over Ground Zero Mosque Plans (Video)

Here’s the video of Hussein Obama hosting an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan in the State Dining Room. Obama repeated his crackpot claim that Islam has always been a part of America.  He lectures America over the Ground Zero Victory Mosque.

Since most voters in America are against building a mosque at Ground Zero, it only figures then that our radical far left president would join the 20% who believe it’sa good idea.   He has a pattern of doing this.

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Here’s a list of attendees at this year’s Iftar Dinner.

By Jacob Thomas/Faithfreedom

On 18 May, 2010, the Arabic-language online daily Elaph posted an article by an Arab Muslim, in which he decried “The Cordoba Mosque” building project being planned for construction in the vicinity of Ground Zero, in New York City.

Set forth below are excerpts from his article, and from two other articles on this same subject. My analysis and comments will follow.

“The project by Muslims to build a mosque in the United States, close to the place where the 9/11 attack took place, is causing quite a stir. It is worth noting that the name chosen for the mosque is confrontational and provocative. The first Cordoba mosque was built in that Spanish city in the aftermath of the Muslimconquest of Christian Spain. This Islamic “Conquista” was followed by the killings of men, and the enslavement of women, many of whom were carried away to the Arab lands to work as servants and concubines for their Muslim masters.  For both Arabs and Muslims, the history of their conquests remains as a symbol of their past glory, and power. They have no thoughts of remorse or shame, when they recall those heinous crimes that accompanied the colonization of Spain!

“Nowadays, some Muslims in America dream of repeating that ugly history of Islamic imperialism. In fact, I submit that the very choice of “Cordoba” as the name for the projected mosque was not an innocent one. On the contrary, it indicated a longing for the resumption of Islamic futuhat (conquests) throughout the world.

“Actually, New York City has already several Sunni and Shi’ite mosques. It is a known fact that the Irhabi ideology has infiltrated many of the Sunni centers; while some Shi’ite mosques have allowed Iranian Intelligence services to operate freely within them.

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“The State of New York has no need for more mosques, since there are plenty of them. Furthermore, Muslims living in New York do not frequent their mosques on a daily basis; usually they go to them either on Saturdays or on Sundays, due to the nature of their work. Therefore, there is no real need for the building of the Cordoba Mosque; especially as the project has already provoked the sentiments of Americans, by reminding them of the attacks on 9 September, 2001, the Islamic conquest of Spain, as well as the tragic consequences of Islamic imperialism in general.

“As an Arab Muslim, and a citizen of the United States, I would urge the United States Government to confiscate the funds that have been set aside for this Project, and to allocate them for the re-building of the World Trade Center in New York City. I would also suggest that the building of new mosques in the United States be curtailed, as they have become centers for the spread of radical Irhabi ideologies that instill in the minds of some American Muslims a powerful hatred of all non-Muslims.”

The text of the Arabic article may be accessed at the following link:

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Why do they call it "Cordoba Mosque?"

Frank Gaffney on the ‘Cordoba House’ mosque at ground zero/Vlad Tepes Blog

Update from TRoP:

A Shrine to Sharia

For Muslims, the Ground Zero mosque is not about freedom of worship. It is about symbolism.

Raymond Ibrahim: The Two Faces of the Ground Zero Mosque

In “The Two Faces of the Ground Zero Mosque” in Pajamas Media (via MEF), June 22, our great friend Raymond Ibrahim exposes yet more duplicity from the Ground Zero Islamic supremacist mega-mosque organizers. Sign the petition here.

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