I just want to say I'm a white man, born and raised in the Youngstown area and I'm a Muslim. I cried on September 11th and I hate Osama bin Ladden as much as anyone. I want him dead.
Further, I'm in your community. I'm volunteering working with your children and your neighbors. I'm shopping in your grocery stores and working in your community. I'm doing my best to quietly promote Islam by being the best member of my community I can possibly be. Do you hate me now? Do you wish me dead, blame me for problems in the world? If you met me, would you even know I'm a Muslim? Would you hate me if you met me?
October 27, 2008 at 10:55 a.m.