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-9/11 Landing Gear Found at ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque Site

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

The landing gear discovered behind ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque site: NYPD Photo I heard about it on the 10 o’clock news the other night and read about again this morning in the OC Register newspaper.  Land surveyors working on new construction found landing gear from one of the 9/11 planes wedged between the buildings at 51 […]

-‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Seeking Federal Funds

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

  There have been rumors in the past -now it is official. The developers of Park 51- the so-called ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ have applied for federal funding for their project through the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. According to Sharif El-Gamal, CEO of SOHO Properties, the developer behind the Islamic center: "Park51 has applied for a […]

-First Look At Controversial ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque Design and it is…Controversial!

Monday, October 4th, 2010

This is the first look at the proposed design for the Park51 Community Center also known as the ‘Ground Zero ‘ Mosque prepared by SOMA Architects. Several have commented that the facade of the building looks like broken Stars of David, Crosses, and Pentagons cascading toward the ground. Others have noticed that the way the […]

-Ground Zero Mosque to Receive Public Subsidized Financing?

Friday, August 27th, 2010

(Image by Getty Images via @daylife) The Backers of the Ground Zero mosque are hoping to raise at least $70 million though tax-exempt public bonds to build the $100 million plus facility. The bonds could be issued through a local development corporation created for that purpose and would be one of the least expensive ways […]

-Ground Zero Mosque: The Jewish Response?

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

(Image by Getty Images via @daylife) There are over a million Jews living in NY City and the Jewish community was particularly affected by the 9/11 attacks and even salt has been poured on with the popular Arab urban legend/conspiracy theory that blames it all on them or the Israelis. So you would expect that […]

-Speaker Pelosi Calls for an Investigation of ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Opponents

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

In a chilling development House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for an investigation of ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ opponents and their funding: "There is no question there is a concerted effort to make this a political issue by some. And I join those who have called for looking into how … this opposition to the mosque is […]

-Ground Zero: NY Says No to Rebuilding a Church Destroyed on 9/11 but Yes to the Mosque?

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

(Photo by Grisha Ressetar copyright 2001) The ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ controversy keeps on going. President Obama weighed in over the weekend with a few comments that hit the fan so to speak. One observation he made is that Islam should be treated just like any other religion in America and I totally agree. In a […]

-US Government Pays for ‘Gound Zero’ Imam’s Trip to the Mideast

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

The Obama Administration is paying for the ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque’ Imam to take a trip to the Middle East. The report from Arab media sources is that imam Feisal Abdul Rauf will be visiting Saudi Arabia, The United Arab Emirates and Abu Dhabi. According to the State Department which is picking up the tab, Imam […]

-Hugh Hewitt: ‘Sacred Space’ Should Trump ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque

Friday, August 6th, 2010

(Image by Getty Images via @daylife) Hugh Hewitt in an article about the ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque concludes that Ground Zero in NY City is ‘sacred space’ to all Americans as an American battleground/memorial where over 3,000 were killed and that designation should trump all other uses including a mosque. Hewitt concludes: Thus the controversy over […]

“A mosque near ground zero?”

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

This week in the Washington Post series “On Faith” the major question posed is: A mosque near ground zero? Here’s the intro to the question posted by Elizabeth Tenety: The New York City community board endorsed the Cordoba House, a community center and mosque planned for construction near Ground Zero. Significant opposition has emerged against […]