Arab and Muslim immigrants have become increasingly fearful of law enforcement. Trust has been broken. And trust between the community and the police is the key to any successful crime prevention strategy.
When we find out that the NYPD is massively spying on people within and outside its jurisdiction who have never been suspected or accused of wrongdoing, you would think that the media would ask the right questions.
I am in agreement with the complaints of Romney, Santorum, Gingrich and Cardinal Dolan that freedom of religion in America is threatened. And I will take those complaints very seriously -- the instant they show signs of extending that freedom to any religion but their own.