I've always considered myself able to look the evidence on both sides and make up my own mind. The only time I felt people were trying to brainwash me was when I was involved with conservative christians. But I wasn't really trying to show christians as Nazis--just trying to show you how easy it is to find support for any position on the internet. (just like reading the Bible) And don't you just love Betty Bowers?
We don't have to wait for ObamaCon (whatever that is). We can take the words of George W Bush. "Islam is a peace-loving faith." 11-5-02 The Islam that we know...teaches the value and the importance of charity, mercy, and peace." 11-15-01 "And Ramadan commemorates the revelation of God's word in the Holy Koran to the prophet Mohammad." 12-10-02 "America is made better by millions of Muslim citizens." 11-19-01 "Islam is peace." 9-17-01 "Islam is a faith that brings comfort to people. It inspires them to lead lives based on honisty, and justice, and compassion." 10-11-02