Rush Limbaugh and others are attacking anyone who argues the legal right of the Mosque, as being liberals. I personally believe that those who tout their consevative creds., should be defending the right to build this Mosque.
When we talk about the legal right of the Mosque, without the emotions, then you must understand that it is not the Mosque that is protected, it is your church, it is your synagogue, your Hindu temple, it is your personal sanctuary at home.
If we allow this attack on the Constitution by these Muslims, then we will not be defending just the freedom of religion, we will be defending the very Constitution its self.
We have waited since 9/11 for the next big attack. We expected more attacks with planes. Thank God, they haven’t come.
Many people have been asking,” why must they build the mosque so close to the site of WTC?” Because this is the next big attack.
They have killed our fellow citizens making many doubt their country’s ability to protect them, since 9/11. Now they are attacking our form of government. They are saying to the world, does Liberty work?
By demanding to build on this spot, so close to WTC, they are challenging us to show we believe in our government. If we do not defend the Constitution then we fail. We will have shown that our system does not work without faith in our government.
The difference between the radical Muslims and our system is Liberty. We allow people the right to choose. We can have faith in God and country, but we are able to separate the two, the Constitution gives us that right in the First Amendment. If we deny that right to any citizen based on religion, then we deny it to all at some point. It is the only possible outcome if we block the Mosque, based on religion.
That is exactly why the Muslims chose this site. This is their next big attack, not on our physical being, not even on our fear, but on the very fabric of our nation. If we allow them to pull at this thread, we allow them to unravel the security blanket that our Constitution was meant to be!
We can stop this by pushing the thread back in, and saying to them yes, your religion is allowed to be a part of our patch quilt. But if you become a rend in the fabric, by breaking our laws, then you will be “mended” in equal fashion as any citizen would be.
Rush Limbaugh and his echo chamber of small market talk shows are attempting to use this issue, as leverage against the Democrats in general, and President Obama in particular. And while no one wants, President Obama out of office, or the Democrats out of power, and the moderates of the GOP removed, more than me, we can not sacrifice the security of the Constitution, for the power of office.
Limbaugh said that “not one thing changes about Islam if this Mosque isn’t built”, about this, he is correct, it would be the United States that would be changed. We would go from a nation of Liberty, to a nation of lawlessness.
If the founding principles are found to be wanting, then every law that was created, based on these principles, will be found to be wanting also. For if the foundation of our system i.e., the Constitution, is not strong enough, then it will crumble and the house shall fall. For a house built on sand can not stand.