The Crucial Part Of President Obama’s Speech At The United Nations Yesterday

Yesterday’s U.K. Guardian posted the entire transcript of President Obama’s speech at the United Nations yesterday.

This is a part of the speech (emphasis mine):

The future must not belong to those who target Coptic Christians in Egypt – it must be claimed by those in Tahrir Square who chanted “Muslims, Christians, we are one.” The future must not belong to those who bully women – it must be shaped by girls who go to school, and those who stand for a world where our daughters can live their dreams just like our sons. The future must not belong to those corrupt few who steal a country’s resources – it must be won by the students and entrepreneurs; workers and business owners who seek a broader prosperity for all people. Those are the men and women that America stands with; theirs is the vision we will support.

The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam. Yet to be credible, those who condemn that slander must also condemn the hate we see when the image of Jesus Christ is desecrated, churches are destroyed, or the Holocaust is denied. Let us condemn incitement against Sufi Muslims, and Shiite pilgrims. It is time to heed the words of Gandhi: “Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.” Together, we must work towards a world where we are strengthened by our differences, and not defined by them. That is what America embodies, and that is the vision we will support.

I understand that this statement was followed by a plea for religious tolerance from all people, but I can guarantee that it will not be heard that way in the Muslim world. There is no tolerance for other religions in Islam. Any declaration of a truth found in another religion is considered slander against Islam and is considered a punishable crime. This statement will be considered ‘dhimmitude,’ or submission to Islam. It will only embolden those seeking a world-wide caliphate.

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