With respect to our differences, we certainly have more than a few; it is sad when someone points out a difference as deficit rather than a virtue.
You remember that time when an American presidential candidate had to promise that he would not take direction from the foreign leader of his faith? Americans cast aspersions on his independence of thought and used his religion as a weapon against him.
The religion? Christianity (Catholic)
The candidate? John F. Kennedy
There is no religious test for holding office or serving this country. There are 3.5 mil Americans who practice Islam. They serve in our government as well as our military. You will find more than a few Muslim Purple Hearts in Arlington National Cemetery too.
Take it from an Atheist... Your religion is not your identity, and certainly not your nationality.
Muslims are simply the latest sin eaters that our would-be leaders want us to hate on so we don't pay attention to their own misbehaviour and failed leadership.
Be more sceptical. Be brave! Be a free thinker!
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- PRT Group, Inc1996 - 1999
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- The Hartford2000 - 2007
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