The coming Muslim majority

The coming Muslim majority

class=img_thumbleft> Muslims are overrunning the country. That's the message delivered by Rep. Virgil Goode (R-VA) to his constituents recently. Proof of this invasion: the election of Keith Ellison to Congress and his stated intention to take his oath of office on the Qur'an. In a letter obtained by the

C-Ville Weekly

, Goode cites Ellison's victory as proof that the nation's immigration laws need to be radically overhauled.

"The Muslim Representative from Minnesota was elected by the voters of that district," Goode notes, "and if American citizens don't wake up and adopt the Virgil Goode position on immigration there will likely be many more Muslims elected to office and demanding the use of the Koran. We need to stop illegal immigration totally and reduce legal immigration and end the diversity visas policy pushed hard by President Clinton and allowing many persons from the Middle East to come to this country."

Of course there are a couple of flaws in Goode's reasoning, most notably that Ellison was born and raised in Detroit. And as previously pointed out in this space, the Qur'an "controversy" is completely irrelevant given that members of Congress aren't officially sworn in using the Bible, the Qur'an, a copy of Hustler magazine or any other spiritual text.

(Via TPM.)

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