Sunday, April 26, 2015

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Islam Is Tied To The Beginnings of America… But Not Quite How Obama Thinks

"Not so fast, Mr. President. While there were Muslim African slaves (who were forced to convert to Christianity) in America’s beginning, Islam played absolutely no role in the ideas and principles which forged our nation. In fact, the Founding Fathers held nothing but contempt for Islam.

Many of them were quite familiar with Muslims through their experiences with the Barbary Pirates, which roamed the Mediterranean, seizing ships and an estimated 1 million European slaves between the 16th and 19th centuries. Once America won its freedom from England, it no longer enjoyed the protection of the French navy under the Treaty of Alliance. Northwest African Berber Muslim states, known collectively as the Barbary States, soon began attacks on American ships and enslaving crews for high ransom...."

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