published Friday, July 20th, 2012

A ruling for tolerance

Muslims in Middle Tennessee will be allowed to worship in the newly constructed Islamic Center in Murfreesboro after a long and bitter battle to win the right to do so. A federal judge in Nashville issued a temporary restraining order on Wednesday that permits worshippers to use the mosque. The welcome decision resolves issues that have prevented issuance of a certificate of occupancy required to use the facility.

It is unlikely, however, that the judge's ruling will end the animosity that fueled every discussion about the mosque in the years since congregants first made their desire to build the house of worship known.

Members of the congregation hoped to worship in the center on Thursday night, the start of the holy month of Ramadan. That did not occur. A codes inspector said Thursday that some work remains to be done before the building is ready for its final inspection. The delay is no doubt disheartening, but the sadness surely is tempered by the knowledge that worship in the new facility can begin soon.

That satisfaction has been long in coming. Opposition to the mosque — and, by inference to Islam and to Muslims — has been vicious. Opponents tried to use zoning hearings to prevent construction. They've continued the battle — verbally and in the courts — as construction moved forward. The center even became the topic of national conversation after a local congressional candidate said Islam was not a religion, and then implied that the center was a front for terrorism. She gained little from her venomous outburst, thank goodness, and was defeated.

Still, the discussion reflected badly on Murfreesboro, though Rutherford County officials and many residents there — likely a majority — forthrightly defended the right of Muslims to worship as they pleased. Their principled stand is far more in keeping with traditional American values than the small-minded bigotry displayed by those who obviously but incorrectly believe that all terrorists are Muslims and that all Muslims, including those who are hard-working and law-abiding residents of Middle Tennessee, are terrorists.

The restraining order issued Wednesday does not end the uncertainty and debate surrounding the construction and the use of the mosque. The judge's order certainly won't convince bigots to change their minds and to end their demagoguery. And it does not resolve all pending state and federal lawsuits. It simply and correctly clears the way for Muslims to begin to worship as they please in a place of their choosing. That's a right guaranteed by the Constitution.

Final approval of the mosque as a house of worship has yet to come, and the case ultimately will be decided on its merits before the law. That is as it should be. Hateful comments and the wholesale denigration of one of the world's great religions and its adherents have no place in civil discourse in Murfreesboro or any other locale in the United States. The judge's restraining order acknowledges that — and reaffirms the tolerance that is essential to American liberty and religious freedom.

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Won't be long before somebody's complaining about how the Mosque got special privileges when in reality it was the judge who made an order based on discriminatory reasoning.

July 20, 2012 at 12:11 a.m.
annisisbell said...

Why is this report from the point of view of Muslims? Shouldn't it be objective and report all the facts? Rather than paint Americans as intolerant shouldn't we consider the intolerance toward our lack of consent to what is being done to us White and Christian people?

Islam is taking over the West and they never had to fire a shot.

Isn't it up to Americans to decide who can immigrate into our country? Why does this article presume that its up to immigrants to decide?

Norbert Schlei, a jew, wrote the 1965 Immigration Act which made America diverse and he did it without the KNOWLEDGE, much less the consent of the American people. This from a man whose tribe claims they have a right to a state of their own but take license to live in our countries where they cause trouble.

Muslims are a clear and present danger to us. Muslims are overtaking Europe and even the Pope is concerned. So why does this article not report the entire story but rather simply and unfairly paints anyone opposing the mass immigration of hordes from the third world into White countries as intolerance?

Only White countries are being overwhelmed with mass immigration. Its part of the plan of the globalists to destroy Western civilization and set up their One World Order. Of course we oppose what is being done to us and you are most certainly free to say I'm intolerant of the idea of losing my freedom, my country and modern civilization so a bunch of financial elites can control all the world's people and resources.

This sort of "reporting" is an outrage. You can't prove a negative. Yet White and Christian people are put into the position of always having to deny we're racist. That stops in opposition to mass immigration. Telling us that either we give our nation away to others who never created or built it and who don't deserve it or else we're racist is a FALSE CHOICE.

Shame on the writer and publisher of this article who can only be thought of as traitors to America.

July 20, 2012 at 8:03 a.m.
joneses said...

I wish the liberals showed the same tolerance towards Christians as they do other religions. I also wish liberals would show the same tolerance they preach. Another example of liberal hypocrisy.

July 20, 2012 at 8:53 a.m.
dao1980 said...

joenes and aaaaaaansisisble are a match made in heaven!

I can see it now, joenses is right in the middle of a perfectly practiced, profanity filled wigglin conniption, while aaasisisble dressed in full SS regalia does a quick sweep for non-whites and their eyes meet. love.... how so very very sweet.

July 20, 2012 at 9:09 a.m.
JustOneWoman said...

joneses said... I wish the liberals showed the same tolerance towards Christians as they do other religions. I also wish liberals would show the same tolerance they preach. Another example of liberal hypocrisy.

I don't see other religions trying to oppress me in my own country. I have not seen any muslims make laws to control my vagina. I understand the danger of religious extremism. But I consider the christian taliban as dangerous as any other religion. With christianity, even the moderate evangelical wants control over the masses, minds, sexual organs, etc. That is NOT Americanism.

July 20, 2012 at 10:17 a.m.

I'll worry about Muslims passing laws in this country when they start trying to do so.

But right now, here, we have Christians both Protestant and Catholic trying to dictate how government is going to do things.

Pardon me for not spending my time fixing other country's problems, I guess I'm just not as interventionist as you are.

July 20, 2012 at 10:22 a.m.

Why don't you ask the Christian Dominionists? They have a lot in common with the Taliban.

Or try reading "The Handmaid's Tale" if you prefer.

But yes, I agree, it is the people, or rather the citizens to be specific. However, I disagree with the idea that government should be run according to the dictates of a specific religion. And I most expressly disagree when said religion's organization is international in scope. There are limits to government, and appropriate restrictions, as a pure democracy is as untenable as a pure autocracy.

Your delusions of Barack Obama's dictatorial actions are your own problem. The more you claim them, the more irrelevant you become.

July 20, 2012 at 10:35 a.m.
annisisbell said...

When White and Christian people become a minority in our own country, we'll see how tolerant these other groups are. Only then it will be too late.

If you are ignorant about what is happening in South Africa and Great Britain then you know only part of the story.

Check this to see how jews deal with black jews from Africa. They sing a different song when it comes to our Christian nation. Listen to what he says about israeli culture. If we say such things we are accused of racism but its ok for a jew to say about a jew state.!

Of course someone always brings up Nazis. What is the difference between a Nazi and a Zionist? Why do jews have a right to their own state but Christians, Aryans and Anglo Saxons are evil if we wish to keep states that already belong to us?

Why must we support israel with our tax dollars and our children's blood but at the same time our country must be given to others?

July 20, 2012 at 10:43 a.m.
Easy123 said...


Don't you have a Klan meeting to be at or something?

July 20, 2012 at 10:46 a.m.

JonRoss: I don't know, why don't you ask all the people who moved to Canada when the Supreme Court ruled the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Constitutional?

annisisbell, you have a right to your own state and cultural existence. It's the little thing about using war to get it and expand it, as opposed to defending it.

I'm amused that you're using South Africa as an example of being upset at whites being a minority.

July 20, 2012 at 10:46 a.m.

LOL at the claims of Obama wanting Israel destroyed.

You keep coming up with funnier stuff.

July 20, 2012 at 10:59 a.m.
JustOneWoman said...

JonRoss said... "The Handmaid's Tale" ? Is that the story about the evil Christians trying to control justoneidiots' vagina ?

I think I struck a nerve. Get over yourself Jon. When they start making laws against your reproductive organs, you might have an opinion I care about. Until then, you are just spewing and are irrelevant!

July 20, 2012 at 11:18 a.m.
JustOneWoman said...

annisisbell said... Why do jews have a right to their own state but Christians, Aryans and Anglo Saxons are evil if we wish to keep states that already belong to us?

belong to you? LOL That is why! They belong to all of us, not just the Christians, Aryans and Anglo Saxons.

July 20, 2012 at 11:22 a.m.
Easy123 said...


Have you been imbibing? Your posts are making less sense than usual.

July 20, 2012 at 11:37 a.m.
Easy123 said...


I'd really enjoy it if you had presented an intellectual argument, but you haven't.

Taxpayers are not being forced to pay for the "upkeep" of any vagina.

July 20, 2012 at 11:45 a.m.
annisisbell said...

@justonewoman - The facts are these, jews tried for generations to change our immigration laws so that we get people from non White nations. Until the 60s we were, try to get this, an ANGLO SAXON PROTESTANT nation. Our people created and built this country.

Then in 1965, a jew, wrote and jews got passed into law the 1965 Immigration Act which made America become diverse. This was done, and this is very important, without the knowledge or consent, got it, without the knowledge or consent of the American people.

So who, in your term, is "all of us"?

60% of Americans, most White people, do NOT want more immigration and we want illegals sent back to their own homelands. Yet Obama is going to make millions of people legal -without our consent-.

So its very infuriating to have someone like you talk like this nation belongs to everyone. If a Haitian swims ashore somewhere in Florida he can strut up on the beach and proclaim, I'm and American! But what the heck does it mean? He's hear for the better life and all the welfare and affirmative action and political correctness he'll get. How long will civilization last if we are not here to sustain it but are out numbered by all these other races?

People had better think about what will replace Western Civilization. If anybody here has the brains to do any thinking and so far I'm not too impressed with the level of thinking. Nobody with any brains would think it acceptable to have open borders and just give your country away.

You can't just walk across the border into Mexico or any other nation on Earth and proclaim yourself a citizen. Its unthinkable. Of course the non Whites are thrilled and chant that America belongs to "all of us". Cut their welfare and see what song they sing then.

July 20, 2012 at 12:54 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Little Hitler (annisisbell),

Xenophobic. Anti-semetic. Racist. Bigot. etc.

They all apply to you, Adolph.

July 20, 2012 at 1:01 p.m.
annisisbell said...

Easy123, I'm waiting for you to tell everybody what I've ever done to jews. I think this is about what they've done to us isn't it?

July 20, 2012 at 1:13 p.m.
Easy123 said...


You just proved my point with your last sentence, Adolph.

July 20, 2012 at 1:15 p.m.
Downtownman said...

Annisisbell is the most frightening lunatic to ever post on these boards. Seriously, Adolph, there are medicines to control schizophrenic paranoia.

jonross, although compared to adolph you sound almost sensible, throwing in middle names like sandusky and milhouse is what i would expect from teenagers trying to make an argument. Its just stupid

July 20, 2012 at 2 p.m.
JustOneWoman said...

annisisbell said... Of course the non Whites are thrilled and chant that America belongs to "all of us". Cut their welfare and see what song they sing then.

You are an idiot. The same idiot that calls himself joneses. You know not what "color" anyone is from this forum, yet you judge, like color makes a difference. You are nucking futz!, so I don't really care about your opinion. I write to correct or mark for readers. They can make their own mind up. It doesn't matter how many profiles you make, your same hate comes out.

July 20, 2012 at 2:10 p.m.
JustOneWoman said...

annisisbell said... @justonewoman - The facts are these, jews tried for generations to change our immigration laws so that we get people from non White nations. Until the 60s we were, try to get this, an ANGLO SAXON PROTESTANT nation. Our people created and built this country.

Try to get this......I was around in the 50's and 60's. I have a memory. You are a liar!

Why would there be a need to do this then?........ Article 11 reads:

Art. 11. As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion,—as it has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion, or tranquility, of Mussulmen [Muslims],—and as the said States never entered into any war or act of hostility against any Mahometan [Muslim] nation, it is declared by the parties that no pretext arising from religious opinions shall ever produce an interruption of the harmony existing between the two countries.

July 20, 2012 at 2:22 p.m.
joneses said...

I find it amazing you idiots demonize Christians when the muslims are the ones educating the homicide bombers to kill innocent women and children.

July 20, 2012 at 3 p.m.
Downtownman said...

jonross, a tea party congressman from CO blames shootings on attacks on Christianity. And I'm sure FOX hosts plus Limbaugh's take will be equally idiotic. jonross, inserting a convicted child molester's name into the president is completely different than your point about media covering for him. you've mixed so many metaphors into your aimless arguments you don't make sense. Maybe your teacher next year can help you.

July 20, 2012 at 3:15 p.m.
annisisbell said...

Why can't we be civil and just stick to discussing the issues? I don't know why justonewoman is hostile toward me just because I don't agree with her.

We most certainly were a nation made up of Anglo Saxon Protestants until the jews got the 1965 Immigration Act passed.

Johnson's speech about the 1965 Immigration Act and other jew names of people involved.

Also, it was a jewess who wrote the poem on the Statue of Liberty. Actually the Statue of Liberty has nothing to do with immigration and was given to us by the French who helped us fight against the British when we were their colonies.

This jewess was a Zionist. So why do jews, who claim they have a right to a state of their own demand that a Christian nation be made diverse?

If jews are this much of a threat and problem for us what makes people think its a good idea to allow hordes of Muslims into our country? Anyone who does any thinking at all about this will see that eventually America will be torn apart by diversity.

This forum alone shows how the issue tears people apart with each race seeking its own interests at the expense of the general welfare. I'd ask why non Whites oppose my opinions except I already know why. They are "racist" and stick up for their own race. Its only considered to be evil when White people do it. Just as Hitler is demonized because he wanted Germany to be for Germans and not jews. But nobody calls Zionists racist. What's the difference?

July 20, 2012 at 3:24 p.m.
JustOneWoman said...

annisisbell said... Why can't we be civil and just stick to discussing the issues? I don't know why justonewoman is hostile toward me just because I don't agree with her.

It is a free country. I will call out any lies and dis-information. Hostile? Because I called you a liar? wawawa LOL!

July 20, 2012 at 4:23 p.m.
Downtownman said...

"Just as Hitler is demonized because he wanted Germany to be for Germans and not jews."

Besides being a maniacal blood thirsty racist murderer of millions, Hitler was just a proud German who rooted for his country in the olympics.

July 20, 2012 at 4:49 p.m.
annisisbell said...

@jonross - Obama will attack Iran after the election. He promised the first time that he would bring our troops home but instead he escalated the deaths of our children in the middle east for jews.

Here we are talking about Muslims in Middle Tennessee at the same time we're defeating all the Muslims in the middle east for jews. How come they are the enemy until they immigrate into our country?

jews own and control all of our major media so its not surprising they promote Obama. The reality is it doesn't matter which major party gets into office, we'll keep our troops in the middle east. The jew will continue to steal from us with their Federal Reserve Bank because both parties are owned by jews.

For jews its all about israel, not the United States

downtownman - Who pray tell was Hitler supposed to root for in the olympics?

And for the record - Great Britain and Germany were fighting trench warfare and lots of people were getting killed but neither side was winning. They agreed to a peace treaty.

World jewry stepped in and told the British not to sign a treaty. They claimed they would get the United States into the war and defeat Germany if the Brits would give them Palestine which at the time they controlled. That is what happened and 40 million Anglo Saxon, Aryan, Nordic and Christian people were killed so jews could get Palestine.

Fast forward to the rise of Nazism. Why were the jews in Germany since they had gotten Germany defeated in WW1? Hitler's economic policies successfully lifted Germany back up from the devastation it suffered in the world war and rightly seeing the jew as an enemy within, it tried to expel them. Germany was the last in a long long long line that tried to expel the jew. They were driven from every place they lived in Europe because they are harmful to the host people. Even General Grant tried to drive them out.

They used their wealth and control of our media to get us to attack Hitler and Germany once again and 60 million of us died in WW2, that's one hundred million if anyone is keeping count.

So the jew is not an innocent victim and its the jew who has gotten our people killed just as they are getting them killed today. That's your history lesson.

Hitler is demonized and White people are conditioned to think of White people as evil, they guilt us, like when muslims are moving in and building mosques in Middle Tennessee. We're "evil like Hitler" if we don't want them. In the meantime jews have a state of their own which we are dying for. There is a big duh factor here and not surprisingly the really duh people support diversity in White nations. duh.

July 20, 2012 at 5:14 p.m.
Downtownman said...

Sorry annisis, should have known my use of irony would go over your head. i dont think any of the people I have disagreed with and/or argued with on this site are stupid...until you.

July 20, 2012 at 7:08 p.m.
jesse said...

I kinda lean toward OUTLAWING ALL RELIGION!!" Most of the misery brought down on the planet has been the result of religious conflict! If we just made it a crime to be a member of ANY ORGANIZED religion that would prob. eliminate 75% of the hate in the would! Then we could go to work on "politics"!LOL Like "believe anything you want BUT keep your yakker SHUT about it"!!

July 21, 2012 at 5:32 a.m.
annisisbell said...

Jesse we are supposed to have freedom of religion. When you have a diverse nation then you start to have problems. We should outlaw diversity and do what jews do and demand a state of our own. The first order of business would be to get rid of the trouble making jew.

July 21, 2012 at 7:55 a.m.
VictoriaSA said...

We have to be tolerant towards other races, cultures and religions. The world is becoming a smaller place, and we can only keep the peace by accepting and understanding one another. I am saddened by some of the negative views present in the comments. There are people who are still unwilling to accept people from other races and religions.

October 19, 2012 at 2:46 a.m.
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