Obama’s Muslim Founding Fathers

obama2In his message to Muslims on their holiday Eid al-Fitr, issued Sunday, Barack Obama asserted that “Eid also reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy.” He did not, unfortunately, provide even a single example of these “many achievements and contributions” that Muslims have made to “building the very fabric of our nation,” but he said that there were many, so they shouldn’t be hard to list a few, right?

You remember a few of them, don’t you? Remember the Muslim signers of the Declaration of Independence? With Yahya al-Hanqoq’s large signature front and center, so that the infidel King George III could read it without his spectacles? And then there was Ibrahim Clark of New Jersey and El-Bridge Gerry of Massachusetts. Remember also the Muslims who gave James Madison information about Muhammad’s Constitution of Medina – which, as we all know, granted equal rights to women and religious minorities, predating such documents in the West by 1,000 years. Madison, of course, used the Medina Constitution as a model when framing the U.S. Constitution.

Then there were the Muslims who fought so valiantly during the War of 1812 and the Mexican War. And in the titanic struggles over slavery, Muslims were front and center: remember the Muslim abolitionist Senators who faced down the South in the antebellum Senate, the Senate chamber ringing with their oratory about how the Qur’an says to free slaves and so the U.S. government should, too? Remember the Muslim regiments in the Civil War (all on the Union side, of course!)? Then in the aftermath of the Civil War came the Muslim industrialists who brought us railroads, the telegraph, the telephone.

Not to be forgotten are the Muslims who also fought courageously in the Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II, and the Muslim entertainers who kept us laughing on the Vaudeville circuit and on the home front during those terrible world wars with their jokes from the Hadith.

None of this rings a bell? Not to worry. Before too long it will be taught in all the textbooks. Absurd? Maybe – but no more than Obama’s statement itself. And even if they don’t go so far as to Islamize John Hancock and imagine Muslim Americans fighting against slavery and defending America in world wars, public school textbooks already present a ridiculously rosy picture of Islam. A study by the American Textbook Council, an independent national research organization that evaluates the quality of textbooks, found that ten of the most widely used middle school and high school social studies textbooks “present an incomplete and confected view of Islam that misrepresents its foundations and challenges to international security.”

The books present highly tendentious constructions as undisputed truth, making common cause with West-hating multiculturalists to bowdlerize the presentation of Islam, denigrate or downplay Christianity and Western civilization, and transform numerous public school textbooks into proselytizing tracts.

Meanwhile, even though the Constitution of Medina is of highly doubtful authenticity and is contradicted both by Islamic law and by Islamic traditions about Muhammad’s actions, it is already becoming common for Islamic apologists to invoke it as evidence that Islam and democracy are not only compatible, but that Islam originated the idea of republican rule. Ahmadi Muslim apologist Qasim Rashid recently wrote in the Huffington Post that “when Prophet Muhammad was popularly appointed Medina’s ruler, he entered into a pact with the Jewish communities of Medina. Through this pact, he granted equal political rights to non-Muslims. They were ensured complete freedom of religion and practice.” Undercutting Rashid’s case are the facts that Muhammad ended up exiling two of the Jewish tribes of Medina and massacring the third, and that the Qur’an mandates that Jews (and Christians) in the Islamic state, rather than enjoying “equal political rights,” must “pay the jizya with willing submission and feel themselves subdued” (9:29).

But facts just get in the way of the narrative, and so the facts must go. It feels so good and multicultural to imagine Muslims at the founding of this nation, contributing to its very fabric, doesn’t it? Heck, speaking of fabric, probably Betsy Ross was a Muslim. And doesn’t the flag of South Carolina have a crescent moon on it?

Likewise regarding slavery – I imagine Muslim abolitionists above in pre-Civil War America above, in trying to give some substance to Barack Obama’s absurd statement. In reality, of course, there were no Muslim abolitionists, or Muslims, in the antebellum United States. What’s more, there were no Muslim abolitionists anywhere. Islamic apologists in the West routinely claim that Islam forbids slavery, but in fact the Qur’an takes slavery for granted, and according to Islamic tradition, Muhammad hallowed the practice by owning slaves himself. In some Muslim nations, it is still practiced, even though it is against the law (laws that initially began to be adopted in Muslim countries under Western pressure). Mauritania, for example, abolished slavery in 1981 and made it a crime in 2012, but it is still widespread — because it has Islamic sanction. Yet I myself remember being taught in high school, way back in the 1970s, that the last country to abolish slavery was Brazil, in 1889. There was no mention of Saudi Arabia’s abolishing slavery in 1962, or of the persistence of the practice in some Muslim countries. And that was forty years ago, showing that whitewashing of Islam in the textbooks, now rampant, had begun even then.

So when it comes to Barack Obama’s claim that Muslim Americans have made contributions to “building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy,” if there were no Muslim Founding Fathers scrutinizing the Constitution of Medina for material they could use in the charter document of their new nation, then they have to be invented. The textbooks have already departed from reality regarding Islam – what could possibly be the problem with a few more steps into fantasy? What difference, at this point, does it make? Yahya al-Hanqoq, grab your quill!

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  • Hank Rearden

    The problem the multi-cultis have is they can’t deal with the fact that our civilization emerged out of Europe after about 1500, i.e., after Martin Luther and was created roughly by people west of the Elbe, north of the Loire and including Great Britain.

    It was spread worldwide by the British Empire and is the gold standard in terms of prosperity for all citizens and individual, including religious, freedoms. It was the ideas of Islam, if unexamined specifically and considered just as part of the human experience, that the Constitution was intended to EXCLUDE.

    America was and is a commercial society. One objective of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution was to do away with the middleman – the aristocracy – which skimmed off the wealth of society while keeping its producers down. The Declaration and the Constitution were written by and for society’s producers which regarded government as a necessary but limited clerical function. The multi-cultis are dedicated to rebuilding an aristocracy in the form of an egregiously overpaid government bureaucracy.

    The politics of meaning (yes, that is YOU, Hillary)? Go to church. Put not your faith in Lois Lerner who is the reality of “government” – what it is, how it acts and thinks – notwithstanding the Greek revival temples in which it is housed to give its nasty transactions the appearance of nobility.

    • ADM64

      Well said.

    • PATRIOT.WW48

      very well said…..

  • JDinSTL

    Sadly, liberty is a construct of the small nation states of Europe that NEEDED large economic production to support their elites in the lifestyle they desired.

    The dumbasses in DC don’t think they need economic growth now, because they can simply print their own money.

    They have no earthly idea how short the shelf life of this Ponzi scheme is. But, we need to import illiterates to work at slave wages to keep their bubble growing… for another year or two.

    • Ariel2900

      Are they just being imported to work at slave wages? They are being strategically placed around this country in what could easily become outposts in a time of civil unrest. Just the like terrorist group Hamas and it’s UN buddy, they use children and schools to shield themselves when Israel protects itself. So…they use children illegals to play on everyone’s sympathies, place them and their “guardians” in specific areas of the country and then….watch RED DAWN but with a new outlook to finish this scenario. Drug cartels in Mexico don’t behead enemies—Jihadists do. There is a puzzle piece too many are missing! The government is not hoarding ammo for IRS agents—it will go to those who know how to shoot all to well.

      • Ariel2900

        UGH type too fast, spelled “to” incorrectly–it should read ” all too well.” Apologies.

  • pennant8

    There is one contribution made by Muslims, they helped to create the US Navy.

    • CaoMoo

      that they did. they went about it eh wrong way but its the thought that counts.

    • PATRIOT.WW48

      pennant8, excellent point.!!! Was it not for the rag-heads of Tripoli, (the Marine Hymn) capturing our sailors, Thomas Jefferson learned the evil of the off-spring of Ishmael by reading the Koran. He built some ships got together a bunch of Jarheads sent them over to the Barbary Coast and killed Rag-heads for five years. I Guess they did not kill enough of them.

      • Drakken

        Hey now! As a Marine myself, do you see Mason written on my forehead? ;) The Marine Hymn states from the Halls of Montezuma, to the shores of Tripoli, and the Marine Corps was formed in a Bar called Tun Tavern. The Officers sword of Marines is called the Mameluke sword, given to Lt Presley O’Bannon from the Pasha that surrendered his fat carcass in order to survive.

        • PATRIOT.WW48

          sorry, I understood Marine’s were proud of the term ‘jar-head’. At least the platoon of u-guys that were in the right place at the right time in Laos, who saved the Butts of the S&D team I was with.

          • Drakken

            No offense taken mate, it is all in good fun and no one died in the process, so all is good and right in the world. Just make sure you hoist a bourbon in the good memories you do have and the comrades we lost.
            Semper Fi!

      • Paul of Alexandria

        Well, actually it was the state-sponsored Muslim pirates capturing and enslaving American sailors in Libya.

        • PATRIOT.WW48

          Gee, I thought it was implied in what I said. sorry I wasn’t more clear.

    • Gee

      Not exactly – the US Navy fought the British before the Barbary Pirates

      • pennant8

        You’re thinking of the Continental Navy which was the predecessor of the US Navy.

        • PATRIOT.WW48

          10-4 on that pennant8

        • SCREW SOCIALISM

          Turtle (submersible)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turtle_%28submersible%29

          The Turtle (also called the American Turtle) was the world’s first submersible with a documented record of use in combat. It was built in Old Saybrook, Connecticut in 1775 by American Patriot David Bushnell as a means of attaching explosive charges to ships in a harbor. Bushnell designed it for use against British Royal Navy vessels occupying North American harbors during the American Revolutionary War.

      • knowshistory

        I bleeve our first naval engagements were against the French. when we fought the british in the 18th century, we were not the united states yet. after the brief hostilities with the French, our nation was locked in a ruinously expensive war with the muslim pirate states, which obtained its objectives by combined sea action and land invasion. the reason for the war was our non-payment of the “tribute” (jizya) demanded by the pirates. the americans of that day had the guts to refuse to bribe enemies. in our day, we bribe them and then stand by while they invade and conquer us. we have lost our way, and cannot find it.

        • objectivefactsmatter

          This place is not the same now as it was then. There are fewer American patriots now.

  • American Human

    Whoa…zing…biff…pow!!!

  • notme123

    and what exactly were these contributions?
    also, did 0 give a speech praising Buddists, Hindi, and other religions on their holidays?

    • grannycarla

      Well he’s just made it clear he won’t be doing that n any Christian holidays. Suppose we should be honoured we got a mention but of course that was just to subtly switch from Christian America to Muslim America without his countries consent. Love to know who writes for this muppet

  • DontMessWithAmerica

    A growing number of Americans no longer feel that impeachment would suffice. The man must be tried for treason and given the maximum sentence for this crime against the state. His ego might like this to be the only American President to go to the gallows.

    • liz

      Yes, and it would contribute greatly to “the fabric of our society”, too!

    • rosewood11

      Here, here!!! Can I throw the lever!!!!!?!!!!!!

    • fiddler

      Michael Medved is right. He (obama) wants impeachment so he can beat it. He does not deserve that opportunity. Republicans — don’t bite! If there are any sane people out there they can see results, and compare with “journalists” who have to decide if what they are reporting is hones. Democrats are grievance mongers. Obama dared Chief Justice Roberts to vote against ACA because it would have given him a grievance the media could exploit. No, proclaim the truth, show loss of liberty, show the naked aspects of his maneuverings to weaken us.

  • sendtheclunkerbacktochicago

    Spencer, when are you going to do an article about the fraud this President has committed during his rise to power. Folks would love to see someone other than Diana West stepping up to the plate and taking a few swings at this Fraud in Chief. Have you spoken to Horowitz about finally exposing this fraud?

  • Lanna

    His goals are to re-write history, change the Constitution, and fly the Islamic flag over the White House.

  • ADM64

    In contrast, while there were no Jewish Founding Fathers, there were Jews who fought in our War of Independence, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Civil War, both World Wars, all the battles of the Cold War. They did indeed contribute to the civic, political, intellectual and cultural fabric of our country and are wholly part of it. And contrary to what some anti-Semites amongst our population might believe, Jews did not arrive in America in the last two decades of the 19th century nor did they all think, act or look like Woody Allen.

    • liz

      But you’ll never hear Obama say a favorable word about them, or any other founding contributors. He’s on a mission from Allah, obviously.

    • Microaggressive

      The ones that did come in the last two decades of the 19th century brought with them their virulent racial tribalism and a deep commitment to spreading marxist political poison everywhere they could.

      • ADM64

        So, what’s your point. Some who came over in the late 19th century did fit your description. Most assimilated. The ones who tended to go for the Utopian vision had suffered a lot in Europe and I suspect embraced a millennial idea for that reason. It doesn’t excuse it. However, “virulent racial tribalism” is absolute crap, at least unless you include the good white folks who supported the Klan and eugenics, most of whom were also virulently racially tribal? Plenty of homegrown racial collectivists. Hence Jim Crow. Hence modern identity politics.
        The Progressive movement, incidentally, originated with good WASPs like Henry Adams, and included the likes of Teddy Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson and other Christians, who looked at Bismarck’s Germany and the same Hegelian philosophy that ultimately underlaid Marxism, and decided that the Founders’ ideas were outdated and that we needed an elite political class – whose only qualification was their failure to amount to anything much in any field (although not TR to be fair) – and that is the legacy we have oday.

  • liz

    Great piece. The “contributions” are all in Obama’s mind. Unless you consider the terrorizing of the world a contribution.

  • PATRIOT.WW48

    So, what did you expect from a Mulatto-Marxist-Muslim………faggot, with a pre-opp transvestite for a wife.???????????????

    • grannycarla

      Lol the visuals were hard to catch up with on that :) now I got them I am pmsl

  • Alisia S

    Strange, I don’t recall any of the Founding Fathers having prayer rugs. A few quotes from the Satanist in the White House:

    “In the United States, Eid also reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy.”

    “Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance.”

    “I made clear that America is not – and never will be – at war with Islam.”

    “Islam has always been part of America.”

    “Throughout history, Islam has demonstrated through words and deeds the possibilities of religious tolerance and racial equality.”

    “Whatever we once were, we are no longer a Christian nation.”

    “The future must not belong to those who slander the Prophet of Islam.”

    “The sweetest sound I know is the Muslim call to prayer.”

    “We do not consider ourselves a Christian nation.”

    “We will convey our deep appreciation for the Islamic faith, which has done so much over the centuries to shape the world — including in my own country.”

    “As a student of history, I also know civilization’s debt to Islam.”

    “We will encourage more Americans to study in Muslim communities.”

    “These rituals remind us of the principles that we hold in common, and Islam’s role in advancing justice, progress, tolerance, and the dignity of all human beings.”

    “America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.”

    “Islam is not part of the problem in combating violent extremism – it is an important part of promoting peace.”

    “So I have known Islam on three continents before coming to the region where it was first revealed.”

    “In ancient times and in our times, Muslim communities have been at the forefront of innovation and education.”

    “Ramadan is a celebration of a faith known for great diversity and racial equality.”

    “The Holy Koran tells us, ‘O mankind! We have created you male and a female; and we have made you into nations and tribes so that you may know one another.’”

    “I look forward to hosting an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan here at the White House later this week, and wish you a blessed month.”

    “We’ve seen those results in generations of Muslim immigrants – farmers and factory workers, helping to lay the railroads and build our cities, the Muslim innovators who helped build some of our highest skyscrapers and who helped unlock the secrets of our universe.”

    “That experience guides my conviction that partnership between America and Islam must be based on what Islam is, not what it isn’t. And I consider it part of my responsibility as president of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear.”

    “I also know that Islam has always been a part of America’s story.”

    • justsayin

      Somehow, I do not believe any founding father or any notable American EVER assumed this position…
      .

      • Rae Rae

        Only Obama. Oh, you said American! My bad.

      • Evermyrtle

        A picture of a new level of ignorance!

      • truebearing

        Caption: “Larry Sinclair and other Obama friends.”

      • Robert Dean

        Amen brother,

      • Webb

        What if somebody farts real loud and you’re behind him? Can you laugh or will your head be chopped off?

        • Edward E

          When we have: Africa for Africans, Asia for Asians, White Countries for EVERYBODY, what do we have over periods of time?

          We have fewer and fewer White children

          When we mix more and more non-Whites with fewer and fewer Whites in the same living space?

          In time, White extinction. Its genocide because this doesn’t happen by
          chance. It is being forced upon Whites just like a rapist does not take
          no for an answer

          How is this not White geNOcide?

          Anti-racist is a code for anti-white

          • SCREW SOCIALISM

            “anti-racist” is a “Get Out of Jail” card for non-white racists.

        • Waldemar Daninsky

          The only one laughing would be Satan, most likely. And his prophet, muhammad.

        • Johnnie the Jew

          Just light a match. All that methane will do us all a fabulous favour.

          • Drakken

            Just light off a claymore across the street and get the whole bloody bunch.

          • Johnnie the Jew

            Nice. Anything less would have to be deemed a complete lack of common sense and dereliction of duty !

      • liz

        An excellent portrait of the true face of Islam. Buttface.

        • truebearing

          It is a display of their intellect.

      • objectivefactsmatter

        It’s interesting that when they do this in Jerusalem, they are facing the Temple Mount with their arses.

        • Johnnie the Jew

          I can only imagine that when their “god” looks down on earth to check his submitting, dimwitted, illiterate flock and sees a mountain of ring pieces staring back up at him, he gets the right royal hump. Explains why he ignores their prayers and enjoys watching them slaughter one another and remain firmly anchored in the 7th century, I guess.

      • SCREW SOCIALISM

        The picture looks REALLY GAY.

        • objectivefactsmatter

          I hadn’t thought of that. But upon about 5 seconds of reflection, it does make me wonder if there is any link between this form of “submission” and the Islamic definition of rape.

          Tolerating rape can itself by defined as a form of submission as well.

          The Islamic ideological framework definitely leads to different places than we in the West are used to expecting.

      • SCREW SOCIALISM

        The picture should make a “Queer for Pal-e-SWINE” mouth water.

      • http://tinyurl.com/fromZCme Pastor CJ

        ewwwwww – for so many reasons – eewwww

      • 95Theses

        What they don’t know is that they’re on North Main St.

    • grannycarla

      Err….so Obama is an infidel of the American way of life. Nicely trying to reinvent history so hard fought for by others. Send him to Texas and see what they do

    • Libslayer

      Islam is a barbaric death cult.
      Imam Barry approves.

    • Terenin

      I’m assuming from your highly detailed reply here you have a source for these?

      These are cringe-worthy. Anyone uttering this biased, false, PROVEN-FALSE bullshit should be punished, if Obama really made these claims then the man is either delusional or actively working against the interests of America. Either way, he is definitely not fit for office.

      So please, sources, I would love to spread this around and let others see.

      • Viet Vet

        I recognize half of them.

      • Patriot077

        Google his statements on islam and you will have the sources. I don’t think there is one thing on the list that I haven’t seen in a video or read in an article.

    • knowshistory

      “when the political winds blow in an ugly direction, I will side with the muslims”–B. Hussein Obama.
      and we elected him. that tells everything we need to know about the muslim mole in the white house, and our voters.

    • wileyvet

      Brilliant post.

    • 95Theses

      Here’s another famous Obamaism:
      “America is … is no longer, uh, what it … it, uh, could be, uh, what it was once was … uh, and I say to myself, uh, I don’t want that future, uh, for my children.”
      — Barack Hussein Obama, Nobel Peace Prize recipient
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxBX8sz3tO8

  • jtgirl

    Excellent!
    If only it weren’t so sadly true……

  • SoCalMike

    Can Obama open his mouth without lying or getting it wrong?
    He absolutely loathes middle traditional America.

    • grannycarla

      Can just see bill Clinton and bush on the phone discussing this one.

    • truebearing

      No. Yes.

      He doesn’t loathe traditional America half as much as I loathe him. I can’t even listen to him speak. He is a vile, repugnant. evil a-hole.

      • fiddler

        I find his very presence repellant. You wonder what his next mischief will be. The news media needs to be confronted on why they have prostrated themselves to distort what the report to protect this man. The whole thing seems eerily prophetic.

        • Viet Vet

          The “news” media has been communist for quite awhile now.

      • 95Theses

        Yeah. Although I will say that just listening to Obama has helped create space in my medicine cabinet, as I no longer have need to keep syrup of ipecac on hand.

  • Gee

    I guess the US Marine Corps hymn will have to change. Why would Marines be fighting in Tripoli in the 18th Century?

    • Drakken

      That is never going to happen. Semper Fi !

  • Ariel2900

    Terrorist leader Al-Zawahiri, look him up—has quite a track record including close buddy to Bin Laden, has written and stated openly numerous times that the GREATEST act of terrorism the Jihadists could perpetuate would be to put a Muslim in the White House. Most liberal media outlets portray that as a call to attack the White House, or does it??? Seems it could easily have a double meaning.

    • grannycarla

      I think your right…

  • tagalog

    While we’re applauding the democratic leanings of our Muslim founding fathers, whoever they might happen to be, don’t forget Haym Solomon, whose work in financing the Colonial effort kept the American Revolution from being thoroughly stamped out in 1777.

    • harald eigerson

      Thanks for that gem. I guess it is part of American history that teachers in most schools “forget” to teach. Haym Solomon’s name and contribution to our independence should be more widely known.

  • iluvisrael

    Give credit where it’s due – the muzzies gave the world homicide vests, shoes and undies, honor killings, genital mutilation – all that good stuff!

  • William

    Note the source, rabid right winged conspiracy theorist and anti-Islamic bigot Robert Spencer. Will the Nazis never learn?

    • Webb

      So you walk behind those guys and sniff their holes while they’re praying to Allahole . . . ewwwwwwww.

  • Jakareh

    This article is probably already being cited as a serious source about the vital contributions of Muslims to the United States.

  • DennisMets

    you can bet when the Muslims take over much of the United States that the above recount of what happen will be our history, because Muslims rewrite history every where they go. how many times does obannana honor Christians?

    • grannycarla

      Never but I am going to send this to billy graham. Lets see who gets a call then…

  • Gerry

    EVERYTHING I needed to know about islam’s (lower case intentional) contribution to the west I learned on 9/11. Period.

  • dgala

    Got to be the best article on this subject ever!! And, I agree with Gerry. We all should have learned what we need to know on 9/11.

  • GK

    Question: Wasn’t it the Muslim overlords in N. Africa whom sold their tribal rivals and those not willing to convert, killed them or sold them out to European Slave traders?

    • Drakken

      The ragheads took slaves from the European Continent and made the harams and building of North Africa and the Ottoman Empire.

  • Montezuma

    In defence of the Apologist in Chief, he HAS to say crap like that – it goes with the territory of being president. W stood in front of the camera on 9/12/01 and called Islam a ‘Religion of Peace’ while the rubble in Manhattan, DC, and Pennsylvania was still smoldering. Even if Ted Cruz or Allen West becomes the next president, they will have to say crap like that. It’s part of the job!

    • Drakken

      Wrong! Our President is supposed to uphold our values, not some 3rd world savage cult tat has contributed nothing to the world except the dark ages and wants to bring us back to that age, no thanks. Thank God Cortez killed that savage Montezuma.

    • Webb

      You idiotic bag of pus. Nobody HAS to say anything. Did you write the job description for POTUS?

  • VHG1

    It must be true, Obama is a member of The Muslim Brotherhood!

  • grannycarla

    A Obama denounces Christianity in America “America is no longer a Christian country” ? That’s going to have an Impact and response from people.

  • ageofreason

    While Obama is definitively living in a dream world when it comes to this, there is at least some accounts of muslims in our early histroy (although these are from wikipedia with articles from .gov sites posted after obama was elected, so they are dubious at best!) Apparently there were several people with Islamic names fighting on the american side in the rev. war. One source ( a dot gov site that also mentions obamas speech) claims Thomas Jefferson held a Iftar dinner with an envoy from Tunis. John Adams wrote that he praised Muhammad in one of his books (although I really do not care for John Adams and think he was slightly tyrannical.) In fact, several founding fathers wrote about Msulims in a positive light, although the US sailors who were captures by muslims pirates did not see them in this way. Ha! It seems that the vast majority of Muslims in pre-world war one america were slaves or freedmen, or descendants of them. the only notable non-arab/african to convert to islam prior to that was Alexander russell webb. Muslims did play some part in early america, but that role is but a footnote in our past compared to the contributions of Jews, Deists, and Christians.

    • Drakken

      I don’t know what kind of leftist revisionist history your reading but, our founding fathers held nothing but contempt for muslims and islam as they preyed on our ships, hence the Barbary war. This is the crap that is being spewed from the re-education system today, garbage in, garbage out.

  • Drakken

    I call it the return of the Dark ages. East is east and west is west and never the twain shall meet. So you have a choice, civilization or anti-civilization.

  • De Doc

    Obama – the Moron-in-Chief.

  • mjmiddleton1953

    Could it be that Obama was echoing the views of Congressman Keith Ellison who stated similar things awhile back, basing his views on what he believed to be the alleged acceptance and union of Islam with Freemasonry? If there truly was such a union, it would explain a lot….especially how Islam has been so whitewashed in our educational institutions.

  • Libslayer

    Name a Muslim hospital
    Name a Muslim technological advance (bomb making not included)
    Name a great Muslim musician
    Name a great Muslim artist
    Name a peaceful Muslim leader.
    Name a famous chemist, biologist, physicist, engineer, mathematician, or humanitarian Muslim.

    Good luck with that.

    • Right Wing Surrealist

      A great Muslim musician? Zakir Hussein, Nusrat Fatah Ali Khan, Ali Akhbar Khan

      • Libslayer

        I’m sure you probably have all their CDs, but I’m not familiar with them. And from what I know of Islam, art, music, science, literature, etc, must comply with Islamic law. There are Muslims who are beginning to change the facts of what I posted, but they are doing so in defiance of Islam. And the true losers are the Muslims themselves, saddled to a death cult political system masquerading as a religion. Islam has kept muslims down more than the greatest armies ever could.
        I salute the Muslims who renounce Islam and join the civilized world. Become Christians, Jews, Buddhists, or atheists if they want.
        But leave the false god of Islam.

        • Mr_D

          Islam’s God is Satan

        • knowshistory

          if they leave their false god, they aren’t muslims. regarding yusef, I loved his music until he became a traitor. the “conversion” to the religion of peace seems to have killed any creative ability, in “yusef” and everyone else who believes in islam.

      • SCREW SOCIALISM

        Left Wing Loon,

        You forgot yusef islam, now known as just “yusuf”, a muslim musician who wants writer Salman Rushdie dead for writing a book of fiction about a book of fiction called the “koran”.

        • knowshistory

          that book of “fiction” called Koran is probably substantially true. it is a narrative (out of order) of the crimes committed against everyone else by an archcriminal psychopath who gathered an ever increasing band of like minded criminals who preyed on the surrounding population.

      • Coastliner

        Yeah right – they’re real household names those guys.

    • 95Theses

      Or Nobel Laureates:

      It’s factually unarguable: Trinity graduates have amassed 32 Nobel prizes, the entire Muslim world a mere 10. If you remove Yasser Arafat, Mohamed ElBaradei, and the other winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, Islam can claim just four laureates against Trinity’s 31.
      — Mark Steyn http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/09/06/mark-steyn-blunt-words-about-muslim-backwardness/

      And this, which is sure to light a Muslim fuse (so to speak):
      Of the 561 Nobel Prizes, 162 were awarded to Jews.
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Muslim_Nobel_laureates

      • Libslayer

        And to compound that asymmetry, Jews are outnumbered by Muslims by a hundred to one.
        There is nothing good about Islam. Nothing at all.

  • John Adams

    In 1786 Thomas Jefferson wrote…
    “We took the liberty to make some inquiries concerning the Grounds of
    their [muslims] pretensions to make war upon a Nation who had done them no Injury,
    and observed that we considered all mankind as our Friends who had done
    us no wrong, nor had given us any provocation. The ambassador answered
    us that it was founded on the Laws of their Prophet, that it was
    written in their Koran, that all nations who should not have
    acknowledged their authority were sinners, that it was their right
    and duty to make war upon them wherever they could be found, and to
    make slaves of all they could take as Prisoners, and that every
    Musselman (Muslim) who should be slain in Battle was sure to go to
    Paradise.”
    Not much has changed in 228 years.

  • truebearing

    I get chills when I think of the Charge of the Camel Cavalry at Yorktown!

    • Webb

      How about crying Allahu Akbar! when crossing the Potomac? I think that really happened.

      • truebearing

        Yes, George Mohammed Washington was shouting it out as they landed, and again later when he beheaded the Hessians.

        Didn’t they inflict FGM on Betsy Ross right before that?

        • 95Theses

          I’m shocked! You said FGM on FPM!

  • rosewood11

    The main way I remember muslims influencing the culture of the United States happened on 9/11/01. Nuff said!!!

  • trapper

    Truth is not a Leftist value.

  • Juanita

    Funny the only thing I ever read on Muslims in America history is ……….wait…………i’m still thinking………………….hold on…………nope i got nothing. This is why mom and dad needs to know what their children are learning in schools. I review my childrens school books, and sometimes i am shocked on what i find. Obama is distroying this wonderful free country!!!

    • http://geoffreybritain.wordpress.com/ Geoffrey_Britain

      The very first military action this country fought was American warships fighting the Barbary Pirates who were Muslim.

      To quote commenter John Adams below; “In 1786 Thomas Jefferson wrote… “We took the liberty to make some inquiries concerning the Grounds of their [muslims] pretensions to make war upon a Nation who had done them no Injury, and observed that we considered all mankind as our Friends who had done us no wrong, nor had given us any provocation.

      The ambassador answered us that it was founded on the Laws of their Prophet, that it was written in their Koran, that all nations who should not have acknowledged their authority were sinners, that it was their right
      and duty to make war upon them wherever they could be found, and to
      make slaves of all they could take as Prisoners, and that every
      Musselman (Muslim) who should be slain in Battle was sure to go to
      Paradise.”

  • Jeff Ludwig

    In Pilgrim’s Progress, one of the chief deceivers whose role is to lead believers off the path to the Celestial City is the Flatterer. With statements like the one that is the subject of this article, we see the Flatterer in action.

  • Daniel Rubio

    The problem is that filthy muslims have managed to put one of their own inside the White House, with the approval and applause of the majority of Americans. Like anything islam, whatever this idiot-in-chief touches becomes camel-excrement. Just look at the flourishing, cultural, first-world nations of Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, etc. Detroit/Dearborn is an example of what the muslim-in-chief’s plans for the US truly are

    Sixty years from now, when people have learned to look at things from a different viewpoint, the burning question about American History at the turn of the 21-st century will be: How come the saudis managed to place their puppets Bush and 0bama inside the White House?

  • Alleged Comment

    The negro is a born liar OK? Negroes jive as a way of life and are not shamed by it at all. As a Moslem the negro is even TOLD to lie.

    Hence, why this guy makes no sense at all. You have hanged around guys like that when you grew up. The perpetual liar. You knew he lied, you laffed about it, eventually you got SICK OF IT.

    When is America ever going to get sick of this negro phony?

    • IslamDownpressesHumanity

      Yeah, right. Have you ever heard of Lt. Col. Allen West? How about Martin Luther King? Maybe it’s time to take the pillowcase off your head.

      • Alleged Comment

        I do not know enough about Mr. West but if he is human I’m quite sure he told a white lie from time to time.

        Martin was no saint. Fooled around with other women and thus committed adultery. That ain’t cool as a minister of the Bible.

        • Atikva

          The point is not whether these two respectable men lived sinless lives, unlike you, me and the rest of mankind, but whether it is true that ALL Black men are never truthful as you pretend. Which, by the way, is a ridiculous statement that doesn’t do you credit.

    • Atikva

      “The Negro is a born liar…” yeah, like the American is a born racist.

      It’s not because half of his ancestry is Black that that Mr. Obama is a mega-liar but because his mind is warped, he can’t differentiate anymore between fiction and reality.

  • Giles Blyzzard

    Well, muslims might not have contributed much to America in the distant past but we had NASA, the National Allah Supplication Administration put 12 men on the moon, all muslims, the first two being Nee L Strongarm and Buzz Al Drin.

  • doruss03

    Don’t forget, Obama is a Muslim and that could do a lot damage for America.

  • Viet Vet

    So is Odumbo, stupid or disingenuous. Or like leftists are prone to do, inventing history, because it gives them a warm fuzzy.

  • ObamaYoMoma

    Uhm…Muslims never ever assimilate and integrate in infidel societies, because to do so would require them to morph into infidels, and morphing into infidels is a capital offense in Islam.

    Thus, assimilating and integrating into infidel societies isn’t the reason why Muslims are migrating in mass to the infidel world. Instead, the only reason is for mass Muslim infiltration of our infidel societies and for eventual demographic conquest to ultimately make Islam supreme throughout the world. In other words, mass Muslim immigration to the infidel world with all of its excess baggage in reality is really stealth and deceptive non-violent jihad.

    Not to mention that this non-violent form of jihad, which is astronomically far more prevalent relative to violent jihad, also represents an exponentially far greater threat for the infidel world than all of the violent jihadists in the world combined. Yet, the vast overwhelming majority of people are oblivious to this form of jihad because they have been conditioned to believe that terrorism, which isn’t even an Islamic manifestation, represents the extent of the threat emanating from Islam thanks to tons of misinformation on this site and many others.

  • DogmaelJones1

    Here’s a possible Common Core bit of history: Columbus was actually a Muslim, and when Queen Isabella evicted the Muslims from Spain, Columbus had no choice but to discover America by sailing west– with his trusty Muslim navigator, of course.

    • liz

      Interesting you should mention that – actually, Columbus was Jewish!

  • http://tinyurl.com/fromZCme Pastor CJ

    The Muslim Brotherhood Imama B Hussein Obama jihad against America and Americans has been going on since 2008.
    The Obama jihad against Israel began in 2014 when Hamas (Muslim Brohood) began firing rockets into Israel, Israel began defending in July. Turkey is about to join jihad on Israel by seat. Google freedom flotilla.

  • USARetired

    It was very disparaging to read this article and find it said nothing about the fact Islam is not a religion, but is ‘Fascist Ideology’ !

    • knowshistory

      did you possibly mean discouraging? dispa and discou are two entirely different kinds of raging. regarding parsing the difference between islam and religion, I hardly see the significance. either way, it ends with genocide for those foolish enough to give it a foothold in their country.

  • Atikva

    One more stupid lie from Mr. Obama… Apparently he can’t help clowning around in words or in deeds, poor guy.

    • Coastliner

      The first picture makes him look like a real sissy.

  • Johnnie the Jew

    We should create a first here – the first president (anti-president) of the USA to be regularly drug tested. Something akin to LSD must be firing his monstrous and increasingly moronic, epic delusions

    • knowshistory

      Islamic sympathy is not detected by drug test. neither is anti-Americanism.

      • Johnnie the Jew

        Yeah, I know. I was using the drug test reference by way of analogy regarding his utterly outrageous claims about the greatness of his cherished community and all their truly amazing achievements across the entire spectrum of human knowledge and endeavour. I’m trying to think if any British or European leader would announce such incomprehensible drivel ? Happy to be advised otherwise. Even that idiot socialist Hollande wouldn’t be so ridiculous to call this crap. Plenty of work to be done both sides “of the pond” sharing and exposing the insidious fraud and health risk that is islam.

  • s;vbkr0boc,klos;

    That dude in the photo has blue lips. You think the POTUS is a zombie?

  • No Fear

    Islam contributed to early Australia:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Broken_Hill

  • flyingsword

    Well, they are responsible for the US Marines sword…..

    • flyingsword

      http://www.leatherneck.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-11822.html

      Dating back to the Uniform Regulations of 1826, Marine Corps officers have worn the Mameluke sword in commemoration of 1stLt Presley O’Bannon’s assault on Derna, Tripoli.

      The distinctive sword traditionally awarded to officers of the U.S.
      Marine Corps represents one of the most historic events in the early
      history of this distinguished branch of our Armed Forces and is based on a form of Turkish saber associated with that event. The Marine sword has become known as a Mameluke sword. The name refers primarily to the shape of the hilt that is a form that originated in the Ottoman Empire in about the 17th century. The Islamic sabers of this form were typically mounted with deeply curved blades and are known in Arabic as either shamshir or kilic1 depending on certain features of the blade shape. While the term Mameluke, as we have noted, applies to the hilt, the term is seldom used for the Turkish form hilts in the terminology of arms study.

  • Coastliner

    Can’t believe that Obama said that – he is obviously delusional. The very idea of his comment is ludicrous in the extreme.

  • Jeffrey Massie

    here, snort some more mr el-presidente…

  • DontMessWithAmerica

    Robert Spencer is much too polite and soft. When the liar-in-chief first uttered those outrageous lies people like Spencer should have shouted from the rooftops. There should have been a national outcry. Obama should have been booed off his stage, run out of the White House. If the American press had any B&B (brains and balls) they would have given him a literary lynching. He gets away with his outrageous statements and acts because Americans have lost the American spirit!

  • popseal

    Obama’s revisionism is more than outrageous, it’s monumentally stupid. He is a perfect representation of the kinds of people that voted for him and would do so again.