Your Voice: A tragic day in America
by Dr. Saifi Raniwala, Tracy
Nov 06, 2009 | 1283 views | 4 4 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
EDITOR,

The horrible tragedy that happened at Fort Hood, Texas, is to be condemned by all American Muslims. 

For an American, this is very troubling that this should happen in America, that one soldier kills so many of his colleagues. 

For a professional, it is sad to see that a mental health professional is so disturbed himself that he couldn’t find a better way to express his anger or disappointment.

For a Muslim, it is more disturbing that the action of a misguided individual will once again tarnish the image of all law-abiding Muslims in this country. 

The perpetrator of this crime should be given the maximum punishment allowed under the law so that anyone thinking of carrying out such a crime would think many times before acting on it.

May God give peace to the soul of the dead and courage to their families to bear the loss.

Amen.

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deblaw
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November 12, 2009
This was an act of war on the American people.. This man was a Muslim Jihadist.

"holy war waged by Muslims against infidels"

We are the infidels... Get it!
Green_Acres
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November 11, 2009
How do we know it won't happen again? Wasn't he a doctor of destruction in sheeps clothing? So, if that's the case, why did the Dr Jekyl feel so ostrichized from his own?

I read it, but I still don't know what it means to be ostricized by one's own community only to be driven to do something so horrible to what is called, "my fellow American's"?

HD8
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November 09, 2009
The U.S. Homeland Security secretary says she is working to prevent a possible wave of anti-Muslim sentiment after the shootings at Fort Hood in Texas.

I wonder if Janet Napolitano knows that 13 great Americans were left dead and 29 wounded?

I would think her efforts would be to make sure terrorists attacks, like this would not happen again.

Al Galaviz
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November 07, 2009
From Al Galaviz;

Thank You very much for your article, because many Americans believe Muslins, do not care. This shows you care, have feelings, show mercy and shed a tear. This is sad day for all Americans.

Sincerely & God Speed

Al Galaviz


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