NEW YORK (CBS 2) — New York Governor David Paterson was asking New Yorkers to take a break from mosque talk this week.

He called for a one week moratorium on the controversial debate as the country observes the anniversary of September 11 and as Muslims and Jews celebrate the end of Ramadan and the Jewish New Year.

Meantime, the imam who has become the public face of Park51, the proposed Islamic community center and mosque at Ground Zero and formerly named the Cordoba House, was back in the United States.

The religious leader had been on a 15-day trip to the Middle East to promote religious tolerance in the Gulf.

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Comments (8)
  1. commander says:

    TO THE WEAK-KNEED REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRAT…..Wake up america!!!! This goverment is the most corrupt we have had in years. The good old boy network is very much in charge.Mr. obama and pelosi are the puppet masters.How many of their good friends benefited by the agreement ” what a farce. All of the u.sSenators voted for this. I am ashamed to say I voted for the these corupted self serving politicians.With good reason they picked an out of towner to be president.All u.s departments need an overhaul. We need to rid ourselves of the puppet masters and the dept heads that bow down to obama and pelosi.I am sick of the lip service I have been getting from these dummies over violations, their friends are getting away the goverment . Barack Hussein Obama , threatens friends and bows to Mmslim.
    INPEACH OBAMA ,GOD OPEN YOUR EYES.///For us there are only two possiblities: either we remain american or we come under the thumb of the communist Mmslim Barack Hussein OBAMA. This latter must not occur.THE COMMANDER

  2. Marco says:

    It would be great to do a quick search on what Cordoba means. A capital Islamic city in Europe. Wonder why the name was changed.

  3. says:


    This whole media created mosque controversy is an agenda to further divide the country and make everyone hate everyone else.

    How many of you have even read the Koran? Worse… how many of you have even read the Bible?

    You’re being manipulated to think thoughts that other people want you to think. Its called propaganda.

    WAKE UP. Do your own personal research into what really happened on 9/11. Be an informed citizen not just a hunk of meat. Google: “9/11 truth” and you will quickly find out that what you think you know is a crock and the media does everything it can to hide that truth from you.

    1. Dan Te says:

      Problem with you muslimes yelling for America to “wake up” is that you’ve burnt a few too many libturds alive in tall buildings. A few of the airheads had finally “woken up” to your lies lies lies and realized what a bunch of murderous diseased infestations you are.

      1. Joe Vittone says:

        Hey Dan Te,

        You’re a piece of human feces. Stop wining like alittle school girl. If you don’t like it, why don’t you move your Jew arse somewhere else..

  4. Jim says:

    This mosque needs to be built!!

  5. J. Connor says:

    I think that our 1-term President approved the trip…

  6. Ruth deGraaff says:

    Who approved the trip, paid by the U.S. Government, for this imam to travel to the Middle East?

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