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Sharia Law should be OK with GOP

2012-06-05T22:42:00Z Sharia Law should be OK with GOPJeff Brammann, LeClaire The Quad-City Times
June 05, 2012 10:42 pm  • 

Many conservative Republicans claim that President Barack Obama is a secret Muslim who is trying to enact Sharia Law, the strict law of the Muslim faith, into our laws in the U.S.

So let’s take a closer look at Sharia Law.

According to Sharia Law:

- A husband should be the head of the household and women should obey their husbands.

- Government should be based on the religious laws in the Bible.

- Homosexuality is illegal, and gay marriage or service in the military is banned.

- Abortion is strictly forbidden.

- Children in public schools should be indoctrinated with religious doctrines like the Ten Commandments.

Obama supports the separation of church and state and has worked to oppose every one of these tenets of Sharia Law.

However, most conservative Republicans agree with these tenets of Sharia Law. In fact, the more you read about Sharia Law, the more it looks exactly like the platform of the Republican Party.

So, conservatives are right about one thing. There really is a threat of Islamic Sharia Law being enacted in America, but it’s not from Obama. It is the very tea partiers and birthers who hate Obama so much who are actually trying to write Sharia Law into our Constitution.

Jeff Brammann


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  1. TBforever
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    TBforever - June 10, 2012 7:50 am
    Alpha is right. I know, for a fact, that in the early 1960s Barak Husseine Obamy was one of the founding members of a muslim organization that vowed to take over this great country of ours. His father started this group and our Fearless Leader was taught how to lure people into trusting him with propaganda and indoctrination of the youth around him. That propaganda and indoctrination were two of the cornerstones of Obamy's education and is no secret. Obamy's goal is National Socialism, a fascist state that would subdue the world. Learning his lessons from Soviet revolutionaries, he knew that only cloaked promises and misleading visions could win the support of the unsuspecting masses -- and build a compliant army of young radicals. America's youth and political leaders are now stooping to the same low standard and this fact has remained hidden from the general public. Their aim is global socialism with cradle-to-grave surveillance is angrily denied by the trained and trusted guardians of our children's minds.
  2. mommakelly
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    mommakelly - June 10, 2012 6:51 am
    Why do you do this? Why do you take the Fox drivel and repeat it over and over again. The idea of stopping abortions because of the sex of the child, outside of China, is ridiculous, and you know it. It was simply another attempt by the right wing religious groups to stop ANY abortion from happening. You're just looking silly at this point. And for you to constantly repeat this Obama/Muslim stuff over and over again, is embarrassing. Move to the Western part of Iowa where people like you live, but here, we are a good community with intelligence and education. Your statements are horrible and if there is this wonderful god that you believe in, then he/she is shaking his head in shame at you right now.
  3. Alphamale
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    Alphamale - June 09, 2012 10:36 pm
    Actually it is the democrats who should much more comfortable with Sharia Law. They support the extermination of females in the womb for no crime other than not being boys. And isn't it the democrats and the Obama administration that are cozying up to the Muslim Brotherhood? Obama has members of the MB in his administration. It would be hard for an aborted female to be successful at anything in life, don't you think? Especially given that Obama opposed a bill making it mandatory to give medical treatment to infants that somehow survive abortions. Talk about your vicious, hateful human beings! Imagine throwing a baby into a bucket to die. That is what democrats support.
  4. bcjr
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    bcjr - June 07, 2012 10:43 am
    rotgut, maybe i'm more of a fiscal conservative. heck, i dont know. theyre just labels anyway. many of the conservatives i know and talk with think similiar. we dont want to control anyones body. we dont think gay marriage is particularly right, but it doesnt directly affect us. we're not religious. our biggest problem is the unrestrained spending and poor monetary decisions that cost us money. i dont mind paying taxes but it sure would be nice if they would show a little restraint. we dont like the fact that the govt can and does raise taxes and fees to cover the mis-spending. we all have to live within our means, why is govt any different? i understand the frustrations with the "extreme" right, but they are no different than the "extreme" left. just different sides of the same coin. very few things in life are good when taken to the extreme. and politics is one of them.
  5. Rotgut
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    Rotgut - June 07, 2012 9:37 am
    So what exactly are you right-leaning on (besides the abortion thing)? Would that all right-leaning people shared your views. But I've read the Republican party platform.
  6. just_a_voice
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    just_a_voice - June 06, 2012 4:31 pm
    Lie one: NO ONE is forcing any church to fund abortions and contraceptives. As you have been told, at least 10-20 times, Genesis hospital is NOT a Catholic church, no matter how many lies you tell, or how many times you say it.

    No one changed the status quo.

    As you've been repeatedly told, hospitals and colleges that receive state and federal funds have to folow state and federal LAWS. Not too difficult for you to grasp, is it? Can you grasp the fact that federal courts repeatedly have ruled against the hospitals on these matters?

    You better look at the Walker numbers - first of all, if he was competent to begin with, there wouldn't have been a recall effort. He also received 10 M dollars of money from PACS outside the state.He was one of only 3 governors in the history of this country that had a recall vote, and the only one to squeak through.

    And yes, there are some good things he did. There were NOT large numbers of dems voting for him, according to the exit polls. Caught you in another lie.
  7. just_a_voice
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    just_a_voice - June 06, 2012 3:40 pm
    Who is telling you that republican female fetus' have to be aborted? No one. You act as if selective abortion is some democratic new concept, although it's been allowed for 40 plus years. Can you EVER tell the truth? For the 20th time, we've proven to you that NO ONE is making a CHURCH pay for an abortion. Only a hospital and a college - which, are required to follow FEDERAL laws since they take from the public trough.

    Finally, if you'd bathe your dog you wont get fleas, alpha dog/male.....
  8. just_a_voice
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    just_a_voice - June 06, 2012 3:33 pm
    Again - who is this muslim brotherhood in the whitehouse? You got caught in another lie, Alpha McQueen.
  9. ElliottW
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    ElliottW - June 06, 2012 2:17 pm
    Why would we as American's want a system of law that we have not prescribed to for over 200 years to be used or allow to be used in our courts? Shouldn't our law be based on what our CONSTITUTION SAYS and not what some court accross the world believes? If you don't like the way the Constitution works try to get an amendment passed, follow the process..

    As a particular point I find point 1 "A husband should be the head of the household and women should obey their husbands." particularly offensive. And I cannot even believe that the feminists aren't up in arms about it. Do you REALLY think that most conservatives believe that women are their property to treat and to do with as they wish? Are you KIDDING ME? Equal rights and equal respect..

    Hey, here is one you missed that is COMPLETELY against our beliefs, speaking poorly of their prophet.. They go NUTS, but in their mind its ok to speak poorly of a Christian god or Jesus.. I'm not a big fan of putting down either, but if you believe that one should be protected more than the other YOU are the one that is screwed up.
  10. senor citizen
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    senor citizen - June 06, 2012 1:52 pm
    Seems like the U.S. population, particularly the liberals, prefer slavery with equality over inequality with freedom. On Wisconsin!!!
  11. bcjr
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    bcjr - June 06, 2012 1:43 pm
    ok, i'll take you up on it.
    1) thats just stupid. women are people too. if a woman wants to have a career, more power to her. if she decides to stay home and raise children, well thats more than a full time job in itself. i wouldnt fault her either way. (not like you dems did with romneys wife)
    2)that would be theocracy. we live in a republic. religion has no place in govt.
    3)its not illegal, never will be. dont care either way on the marriage or service since neither affect me personally.
    4)life of the mother, incest and rape. not for convenience.
    5)if you want your kids taught the 10 commandments, goto church.
    and for the record, i am a right leaning male. not a right-wing fundamentalist christian. i havent been to a church in decades except for family things. so as you can see, not all right-wingers are fundamentalist christians. just like not all liberals are dope smoking hippies.
  12. mommakelly
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    mommakelly - June 06, 2012 1:24 pm
    And the silence was deafening (chirp, chirp go the crickets).
  13. mommakelly
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    mommakelly - June 06, 2012 12:52 pm
    Yeah, come on you guys...tell us what is okay with you...Abortion, women's right to choose, homosexuality, gay marriage, not basing the law on the bible, not teaching children religion in school? Come on...gimme, gimme, gimmee.....!
  14. Rotgut
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    Rotgut - June 06, 2012 12:43 pm
    Can I ask which one of these points from the letter do right-wing fundamentalist Christians disagree with?

    - A husband should be the head of the household and women should obey their husbands.
    - Government should be based on the religious laws in the Bible.
    - Homosexuality is illegal, and gay marriage or service in the military is banned.
    - Abortion is strictly forbidden.
    - Children in public schools should be indoctrinated with religious doctrines like the Ten Commandments.

    I really want to know.
  15. mommakelly
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    mommakelly - June 06, 2012 10:14 am
    Oh My Gosh...I'm a liberal too? For Shame!!!! And I'm a Marxist - boogaboogabooga! And I'm a woman - Oh, the horrors! And I'm pro-choice! - How can I look at myself in the mirror, oh baby killer!!! Please. I am all of those things and more, and you know what? I'm proud of them all!
  16. quadlodyte
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    quadlodyte - June 06, 2012 9:08 am
    Just another liberal talking points letter to the editor. I know lots of conservatives and not one of them has the beliefs that you are attempting to label us with. The liberal mantra is, if you tell a lie long enough, someone will believe it. The only attacking that is going on is from the liberals because they have botched up everything they have touched and continue to do so. Can't run on your success when there is none , so you have to drag down everyone else to your gutter style of Chicago politics. ON WISCONSIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  17. mommakelly
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    mommakelly - June 06, 2012 9:05 am
    You know, sir, I always find it interesting how you all always call our president a Marxist. That's okay. Marx said that a person should do a job, not because he's getting paid to, but because he wants to do it and it makes him happy. He also said that as long as money is the only ethical compass, there can be no ethics. No one that I have ever known or heard of outside of China has ever said that they want an abortion because of the sex of their child. The reasons for abortion are many, but that is NOT one of them, so for you to throw around that kind of hateful talk because you are afraid of a secular society, is pitiful. And what I also find interesting is that no one ever questions Romney's birthplace, where his birth certificate is, or his family...because he's WHITE. Noone ever questions his religion, even though Momonism is not Christianity, but rather a cult (when in reality the only difference between a cult and a religion is how many people belong) that believe in magic underwear and that the Garden of Eden is in Missouri. Romney's grandfather moved to Mexico because he wanted to be a polygamist. Now, you're going to say that you can't hold Romney responsible for his grandfather's actions, but the reality is that is exactly what the Teabaqqers are doing with Obama. You are the reason that this country is going down fast, and I hope the fleas don't hurt too much. Good luck with that and Nanu Nanu.
  18. Alphamale
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    Alphamale - June 06, 2012 8:40 am
    That is disgusting and sickening and it doesn't surprise me that it comes from a lying democrat. Your president is the one who is sucking up to the Muslim brotherhood, putting members in his WH. You are now trying to use insane fear mongering and slander to save a failed presidency. No republican wants his daughters rights taken away. We also don't want our daughters aborted in the womb just for being female. Your right to abortion and birth control is safe. That is just Obama campaign propaganda and more division from the Liar in Chief. The only thing we don't want is for yours and our religious freedom to be taken away by forcing the church to pay for abortion. Yeah, sleeping with dogs gets you fleas, or to be more accurate, sleeping with that lying Marxist Obama has given you a case of political divisiveness. You should be ashamed to be spreading that kind of garbage, but neither of you have any common sense.
  19. reds fan
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    reds fan - June 06, 2012 8:32 am
    i agree with both of the posts. It shows that money can buy anything ,even a governorship. The Republicans only want their views to be adopted and they'll pay any price to get it. Their agenda does resemble Sharia Law to the TEA.. Soon if it isn't stopped it will be the REPUBLICAN STATES OF AMERICA or REPUBLICA and the U.S A. will be history....
  20. mommakelly
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    mommakelly - June 06, 2012 7:24 am
    Frightening, but your observations are completely true. I'm afraid that we're in for a very long haul and the fact that the wealthy are able to buy whatever government position they want, for any politician they choose is very apparent. If you are a woman, a minority, or gay, you should be very frightened. Wisconsin is proof that Americans are laying down with dogs, and deserves the fleas we wake up with. My advice? Keep your head down, it's going to be a long and bumpy ride.
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