Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Pelosi: Investigate Ground Zero Mosque Opponents UPDATED

When I first saw this, I said, “What?!?” I did not think she was that, well, stupid. But sure enough, it’s true. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for “looking into” funding of the opposition to the Ground Zero mosque.

The audio may be found here.

At the very least, there is the appearance of a brazen attack on free speech here. But putting that aside for now, I wonder if Democrats have a death wish. Or, in biblical terms, it is remarkable that they keep digging pits and then jump right into them.

As if the poor economy and the past enormities of Obama weren’t enough, The Dear Leader just had to weigh in on the Ground Zero Mosque controversy and support building the mosque. He had since backtracked and said he wasn’t really supporting the mosque, but the damage was done and is getting worse.

(By the way, would it have been that hard for Obama to at least play the statesman and say that he supports freedom of religion for all Americans but that Muslims would do well to consider other locations for a mosque?)

That Pelosi would go so far as to at least seem to advocate calling the federal dogs on those who oppose the mosque shows how much this issue is hurting Democrats. But her call will just enrage people that much more.

Expect a mealy-mouthed “clarification” from her soon, but, again, the damage is done. She said what she said. And it is spreading like wildfire.

And her statement prompts me to make a call of my own. I’ve stated it might happen, but now I am convinced it will: this November will indeed be a political bloodbath for Democrats. The Republicans will not only take the House but will make historic gains, even bigger than 1994. I am yet not sure that the Republicans will take the Senate. It will be close one way or the other on that.

This is not reason for complacency, however. The Democrats are getting desperate and will try almost anything to hold on to their power . . . as Nancy Pelosi’s statement illustrates.


As if the Ground Zero Mosque is not angering people enough, more gasoline for the fire:

New York officials are not allowing a Greek Orthodox church destroyed by 9-11 to rebuild near their original site.

So a church of long standing destroyed at Gound Zero cannot rebuild there. But a new mosque can be built there?

Meanwhile, as I predicted, Pelosi’s office has issued a clarification. But it is clear she still does not get how outrageous her comment was.


deck said...

Our Dear Leader, Obama, is at the least an Islamic sympathiser. I base this on a statement from some of the controversy surrounding his citizenship status that he was educated for a few years in an Islamist school in Indonesia when his mother was married to Sotoro.

trencherbone said...

The blogosphere is hyperactive with Ground Zero Mosque posts. It's impossible for one person to keep up with them (I've tried!). If you use Google Blog Search for 'Ground Zero Mosque' set to the last hour, they come up faster than you can comment on them.

Most of the posts seem to be against the Victory Mosque, but many of these bloggers are working on gut feel only, and are obviously not Islamically Aware, being confused about the true nature of Islam and regarding it as just another religion.

If we counterjihadists all spent an hour a day commenting on recent posts and pointing the bloggers in the right direction, then we could do a great educational job. You can find links to resources HERE

Tregonsee said...

Whether our current president is technically eligible, and I assume he is, he is a picture book example of why our founders wanted only native born citizens to hold his office. His views and mindset are probably more alien to America than many of the immigrants who come here as children. One hopes that American will learn from this experience.