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Muslims in The US

On July 27, 2014: President Obama made the following statement marking Eid al-Fitr, the celebration that concludes the Muslim holy month of Ramadan:

"As Muslims throughout the United States and around the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to them and their families. This last month has been a time of fasting, reflection, spiritual renewal, and service to the less fortunate. While Eid marks the completion of Ramadan, it also celebrates the common values that unite us in our humanity and reinforces the obligations that people of all faiths have to each other, especially those impacted by poverty, conflict, and disease.

In the United States, Eid also reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy. That is why we stand with people of all faiths, here at home and around the world, to protect and advance their rights to prosper, and we welcome their commitment to giving back to their communities.

On behalf of the Administration, we wish Muslims in the United States and around the world a blessed and joyous celebration. Eid Mubarak." (Source: <>

As a response to the President's remarks on Eid al-Fitr, Bob FitzSimmonds, the state Republican Party treasurer, called the presidential statement "pure nonsense" in a public post on his Facebook page: "Exactly what part of our nation's fabric was woven by Muslims?" he wrote. "What about Sikhs, Animists, and Jainists? Should we be thanking them too?" (Source: <>

Based on the documentary by BBC and the reading on Islam and Muslims in the United States, discuss the statements made by the President and FitzSimmonds.

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* Firstly, what was your, "reading on Islam and Muslims in the United States," pursuant to your professor's instructions? Be sure to integrate the reading 'within' your overall assignment answer.

* Secondly, did you watch the YouTube film? What did you think about it? Your thoughts on the film should be included too.
The film includes a GREAT number of FALSIFIED facts that the general public is led to believe. For example, researchers like David Icke, Michael Tsarion, and Alex Jones of say that 9/11 was a planned operation by the U.S. Corporation. Visit websites below and check out the research to learn more. The documentary - and many others made by big media corporations - are designed to shape public opinion. The official term is called, "Manufacturing Consent," in terms of mind controls over populations. Most of the info is not true. Yet, be sure to include what YOU felt or interpreted as a result of watching the video. Keep reading below, as you'll learn more about why the video is false, and WHY assignments like these are given to students at most schools to shape or PROGRAM their view of the world.

For starters, did you know that the US is a corporation? What's notable is how obvious this is since every corporation is required to have a president, secretary, treasury and other departments, which the US has too. See: The Sovereign Handbook (.pdf) online and the links below. You'll notice that in all "official" documentation or wording, it rarely says, USA or the United States of America. Why? Like the UK and other countries, governments SECRETLY operate as for-profit corporations, and the general public is unaware of the implications of this great fact.

The general public, whom are legally termed, "citizens" of the US, Inc have to PAY the corporation in terms of taxes in many forms. The other big business is the Federal Reserve, which is a private corporation too. Counties, States, and Cities are also incorporated, as well as people as PERSONS. Did you know there's a difference between your name written as "YOUR NAME" in all caps and "Your Name" with upper and lower case letters? People are also secretly incorporated within the corporation; and it's why names appears in ALL CAPS on a driver's license, birth ...

Solution Summary

Based on a documentary by the BBC (and other noteworthy references), this solution discusses religion as politics in the United States and abroad. Plus, statements made by President Obama and Republican Treasurer, Bob FitzSimmonds are explored in relation to the recommended resources and case study below:

All of this data is explored in an in-depth manner for further learning on this important subject matter.