Obama’s time in office is nearing to an end but that did’t stop him from doing all the wrong stuff in his last days. He visited a Maryland mosque on Wednesday to deliver a simple message at a complex time. “We are one American family,” President Obama told the gathered crowd at the Islamic Society of Baltimore. “We will rise and fall together.”
And with the rise of ISIS and in the wake of the attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, the tough talk against Muslims by politicians and outright violence toward individuals and their places of worship—the president had a lot of ground to cover in the 40-plus minutes he had to speak.
“We have to reaffirm that most fundamental of truths—we are all God’s children, all born equal with inherent dignity,” Obama said.
He started by telling the story of Islam in the U.S. from a historical perspective, bringing the audience back to the nation’s founding. “Islam,” Obama said, “has always been a part of America.” Muslim slaves ripped from Africa and brought to the U.S., Obama said, did not leave their religion at the shore. He added that religious liberty guaranteed in the Constitution didn’t come with an asterisk, quoting Thomas Jefferson’s declaration that “the Jew and the Gentile, the Christian and Mahometan [or Muslim]” were all to be protected.
Obama slammed “inexcusable” anti-Muslim rhetoric. “An attack on one faith is an attack on all our faiths,” he said. “We can’t be bystanders to bigotry. Together, we have to show that America truly protects all faiths.”
We can’t wait for Jan. 20 so this anti American, pro muslim (maybe eve muslim?!) to get the hell out so America can regain it’s freedom. Comment bellow and share this post if you can’t wait for Trump’s inauguration.