New Yorkers don't need people from Alaska and political opportunists like Lazio telling us where and how to develop our city. We also do not need sensitivity lessons about the hurt and horror of 9/11.
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Moving Cordoba House makes 19 dead losers larger than life, it says we're still impacted by them. This is New York we're talking about. The city stands up for itself.
The mosque controversy is not really about a mosque at all; it's about the presence of Muslims in America, and the free-floating anxiety and fear that now dominate the nation's psyche.
Should plans for the community center go forward? Is building an Islamic community center two blocks from the former site of the twin towers insensitive? Read what HuffPost bloggers had to say.
To my fellow conservative leaders who say they are against this project, yet claim to not be bigoted, I have news for you: you are a bigot.
There is simply is no excuse for bigotry, and the ADL ought to know that better than any other organization.
When Sarah Palin and Newt Gingrich single out Muslims for unfair treatment, they dishonor the religious freedom they so loudly demand for Christians and Jews, and they dishonor the Americans and others of all faiths who died on September 11th.
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