Category Archives: Religion & Beliefs

‘Umm…Huh?’: President says ‘ISIL is not Islamic’

http://twitter.com/#!/CalebHowe/status/509869945354977280

Wait. What?

Early in the President’s speech he defined ISIL as “not Islamic.” What’s the first “I” stand for again?

At this moment, the greatest threats come from the Middle East and North Africa, where radical groups exploit grievances for their own gain. And one of those groups is ISIL – which calls itself the “Islamic State.”

Now let’s make two things clear: ISIL is not “Islamic.” No religion condones the killing of innocents, and the vast majority of ISIL’s victims have been Muslim. And ISIL is certainly not a state.

Okay, we might buy that they’re not a state, but not Islamic? 

http://twitter.com/#!/jamesbswick/status/509870062363086849
http://twitter.com/#!/derekahunter/status/509870057225461760
http://twitter.com/#!/SMadurski/status/509870364432683008
http://twitter.com/#!/Cameron_Gray/status/509870599691567104
http://twitter.com/#!/Sierra0559/status/509871099543576576
http://twitter.com/#!/Jhs18301/status/509871832561098753
http://twitter.com/#!/HollyRFisher/status/509871423679385600

It’s amazing his voice echoed so much with his head buried so deeply in the sand.

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