Here's what he has to say:
Islam, a religion I deeply love and which is essential to my identity, is repeatedly bearing the brunt for atrocious acts being carried out in its name the world over. It is perceived as a national security threat in the United States. At the same time, America—a land I dearly love and whose values I cherish—arouses antagonism in much of the Muslim world...Can you believe he dared speak such sedition? It's almost as if he believes his American citizenship is as genuine as ours.
This is the painful place in which many Muslim Americans find themselves. While their American, non-Muslim, friends ask, "What are you Muslims around the world doing to us?" their overseas Muslim colleagues are saying, "What is your country, America, doing to us?"
Ultimately, each American Muslim is responsible for striving to embody the exalted qualities of Islam, as defined by right consciousness, intelligence and action. Personal responsibility and accountability, as well as broad-minded education, are fundamental components of Islam. In upholding this Islamic ideal, and living it in an American context, they will automatically be expressing the deep unity that exists between the Muslim world and the West. Further, American Muslims must now face the duty of being effective intermediaries between America and the Muslim world.
We must argue that "homeland security" lies in a U.S. policy that projects its superpower status in the compassionate image of Lady Liberty. A successful policy would help Muslims liberate themselves from democratic disempowerment, rather than bombing them into deeper indignity and economic malaise, which will only incite further violence in the name of Islam...
Given the current global flash points and critical mutual interests between the Muslim world and the West, Muslims in America have no greater cause now than to contribute to multi-disciplinary, inter-religious dialogues which strive to usher America into that era predicted by the Old Testament Prophet Isaiah, a time "when nations shall beat their swords into plowshares, spears into pruning hooks, when nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall learn war any more."
Thank God, we have John Joseph Jay of Pam Gellers's American Freedom Defense Initiative (he's in charge of lower-case letters) to gently correct the Iman:
there are, friends, no ‘innocent’ muslims. they obey. and they obey the dictates of the koran on jihad. and, they obey the commands of local clerics. in this, they have no choice. because, friends, there is no ‘free will’ in islam, one obeys the dictates of allahHe also offers his special kind of gentle correction to the "ruling class" (the professional leftists who secretly run this country):
why should muslims get a free pass? if it is right for muslims to kill non-believers, then why is it no less right for the rest of us to kill muslims?
friends, if you wish to retain and preserve individual virtue, you are going to have to kill in order to do so. if we are to excise the ruling class, it will be with violence. they used violence to attain their privilege, they use it nakedly in the form of the s.i.e.u. [an apparent reference to the SEIU, the Service Employees International Union] and black panther thugs in elective politics to maintain it, they contemplate relocation camps to preserve it. … buy guns. buy ammo. be jealous of your liberties. and understand, you are going to have to kill folks, your uncles, your sons and daughters, to preserve those liberties.