Tag Archives: Islam

Gary Johnson: Ban the Burqa

Reason.com interview of Gary Johnson by Nick Gillespie (excerpt):

In a wide-ranging conversation, Johnson told me that one of his chief concerns is the rise of sharia law around the world and the way he believes it underwrites Islamic terrorism, which he says is a major global problem and a rising threat here in America.

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Independent Presidential Candidate Announces Location for 9/11 Koran Burning Event

Independent 2016 presidential candidate Dr. Terry Jones sent out the following press release yesterday, announcing the location of a Koran burning ceremony scheduled for September 11, 2013.

WORLDWIDE BURNING OF 2,998 KORANS ON SEPTEMBER 11th, 2013

LOCATION:  4090 LAUREL CREST COURT, MULBERRY, FL 33860

We have secured a location in the Tampa Bay area for our September 11th event.… Read more ...

Reason Interview: Is Islam Compatible With Libertarianism?

Dean Ahmad

Revealed Libertarianism

Minaret of Freedom tries to square the Quran with the free market. A Reason interview

Published on Reason.com.

By Tim Cavanaugh

The idea that devout Muslim faith, strict adherence to shari’ah, and even Islamist politics can be compatible with libertarian ideas would have been a tough sell even before the September 11 attacks.Read more ...

Recent Updates from the Constitution Party of Illinois on Immigration, Islam, Abortion and GMO’s

Recently, the following images and statuses were posted on the Constitution Party of Illinois’ Facebook page. Of particular interest to readers may be the last status by the party, which includes a statement from a former Executive Director of the national Libertarian Party regarding Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s).

 

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Latest Facebook Posts from the Constitution Party of Illinois About Islam

A May 22nd post on the Constitution Party of Illinois (CPIL) Facebook page:

MUSLIMS SCREAMING “ALLAHU AKBAR” BEHEAD BRITISH SOLDIER ON PUBLIC STREET IN LONDON!!!

We are at war with Islam and we need to wake up to that fact.

Comments on the post:

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George Phillies: Is your preacher next on the Presidential death list?

by George Phillies at Liberty for All

Do you truly believe a President can stop with just one?

Last year the Obama Administration took a step without historical precedent. It ordered the assassination of an American citizen.

The citizen is Anwar al-Awlaki, described by the New York Times as “an eloquent Muslim cleric.” Anwar al-Awlaki, born in 1971 in New Mexico, is a native-born citizen, not a foreigner.… Read more ...

Al-Jazeera profiles Minnesota Green Party’s Farheen Hakeem

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Al-Jazeera English has published a detailed profile of Farheen Hakeem, a current Green Party US co-chair who has run for office several times in Minnesota, including a recent run for governor:

Every four years the US elects a new president. It is a process that is scrutinised the world over.

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Green Howie Hawkins: 911, the Mosque and “why do republican rightwingers hate our freedom”

On The Wilder Side:

Notes from the Wilders:

Correct website for Green Party of New York State is www.gpny.org

Howie Hawkins tells us about the 1st amendment of the Constitution. Freedom of religion is the cornerstone to what our forefathers envisioned as a free society. With all the troubles of the working class in New York, these rightwing politicians only want to talk about “the 911 Mosque”.… Read more ...

Conservative Party of New York State campaigns against ‘Mosque at Ground Zero’

http://www.cpnys.org/:

Conservatives to Con Ed: No Mosque at Ground Zero

CPNYS Cordoba ConEd from Howard Lim, Jr. on Vimeo.

Watch our new ad, then call Andrew Cuomo

CPNYS Mosque Lazio Cuomo from Howard Lim, Jr. on Vimeo.

In case you missed Chairman Long debating on the Cordba Mosque on Fox 5 NY this morning, you can view the segment here.… Read more ...

Libertarian Peacenik on the “Ground Zero Mosque” and the Libertarian Party

Posted by Thomas Sipos at Libertarian Peacenik:

Wayne Allyn Root, John Hospers: The LP’s Anti-Libertarian Faces

Massachusetts Libertarian Party Chair George Phillies reports on Independent Political Report (comment 148):

“I am amused to report that the LNC was contacted by a reporter who wanted to do a story on possible interactions between the Libertarian Party and Malcolm X, the question being ‘Has Malcolm X inspired your Libertarian activism?’

“It was observed by one LNC member that there was a PA local candidate who was a member of the Nation of Islam.… Read more ...

Phil Maymin: In the Lower Manhattan Islamic center debate, everyone is pretending to be something they’re not

By Phil Maymin, 2006 Libertarian candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut’s 4th congressional district. Forwarded by Marc Montoni via email.

When it comes to the mosque to be built near Ground Zero in New York City, everyone is pretending to be something they’re not.

Perhaps for the first time since Grover Cleveland, a Democratic president is championing private property rights, states’ rights and a limited federal government.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Blog: ‘Ron Paul, former LP Presidential candidate, supports property rights of Islamic cultural Center supporters’

Libertarian National Committee Chair Mark Hinkle at Libertarian Party Blog:

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20014453-503544.html

Libertarian Congressman Ron Paul is breaking with many of his fellow Republicans – among them his son Rand – to support the creation of the planned Islamic cultural center near the former site of the World Trade Center that has come to be known as the "ground zero mosque."

In a statement decrying "demagogy" around the issue, the former Republican presidential candidate wrote late last week that "the debate should have provided the conservative defenders of property rights with a perfect example of how the right to own property also protects the 1st Amendment rights of assembly and religion by supporting the building of the mosque."

 "Instead, we hear lip service given to the property rights position while demanding that the need to be ‘sensitive’ requires an all-out assault on the building of a mosque, several blocks from ‘ground zero,’" Paul continues.Read more ...