Leftist Filmmaker Raises $50,000+ for Ground Zero Mosque

by PAUL L. WILLIAMS, PHD September 20, 2010
Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore says he has raised over $50,000 for the construction of a mosque and Muslim community center near Ground Zero.
 
Moore made an appeal to his supporters on the ninth anniversary of 9/11 for donations to the construction project, pledging to match contributions up to $10,000.
 
Less than 48 hours later, five times that amount had poured into the contribution coffers as hundreds of people from around the country heeded Moore’s call.
 
"Times are tough economically, and supporting our Muslim brothers and sisters is not a popular thing to do right now," Moore said on his blog. "I am truly touched by your generosity — and people around the world will know that you, too, represent an America they rarely get to see."
 
The proposed mosque, known as Park51, will include a swimming pool and a theater and is expected to cost more than $100 million.
 
More than 70% of the American people oppose its construction.
 
Moore on his blog took these people to task.
 
"Blaming a whole group for the actions of just one of that group is anti-American," Moore wrote. "Timothy McVeigh was Catholic. Should Oklahoma City prohibit the building of a Catholic Church near the site of the former federal building that McVeigh blew up?"
 
In a further attempt to add gas to the fire, Moore urged Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, who is spearheading the Park51 project, to build the new mosque not two blocks from Ground Zero but on Ground Zero.
 
“I am opposed to the building of the "mosque" two blocks from Ground Zero. I want it built on Ground Zero,” Moore said.
 
The director rationalized this statement by insisting that Islam was "stolen" from the real Muslims at the Twin Towers, and it should be given back to them on the same spot.
 
“There is a McDonald's two blocks from Ground Zero. Trust me, McDonald's has killed far more people than the terrorists,” Moore added.
 
In his statements, Moore likened Mohammad Atta and the other 9/11 terrorists to the Catholics on the Supreme Court. He wrote:
 
“Let's face it, all religions have their whackos. Catholics have O'Reilly, Gingrich, Hannity and Clarence Thomas - - in fact all five conservatives who dominate the Supreme Court are Catholic. Protestants have Pat Robertson and too many to list here. The Mormons have Glenn Beck. Jews have Crazy Eddie. But we don't judge whole religions on just the actions of their whackos. Unless they're Methodists.”
 
FamilySecurityMatters.org Contributing Editor Paul L. Williams, Ph.D., is the author of The Day of Islam: The Annihilation of America and the Western World, The Al Qaeda Connection, and other best-selling books. He is a frequent guest on such national news networks as ABC News, CBS News, Fox News, MSNBC, and NPR. Visit his website at http://thelastcrusade.org/.
 

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