Liberal Tool Venerates Muslim Holidays

The six foot five, progressive in the sky, big Mayor Bill de Blasio announced adding two Muslim holidays, Eid al-Aida and al-Fitr, to the New York City school schedule.  He congratulated his own greasy broad mindedness by calling his naïve and self-punishing move, “a change that respects the diversity of our city.”

It certainly insults the memory of those who died jumping off the burning World Trade Towers.

Before de Blasio, Bloomberg’s City Council had originally approved of these holidays but Mayor Bloomberg wisely said, “The truth of the matter is we need more children in school. More, not less,” and “When you have a city as diverse as we do, with virtually every religion known to man practiced, if we closed school for every single day there wouldn’t be any school.”

Beats me why de Blasio is trying to win the Muslim vote. There are so few of them in the city.  And what’s all this respect for diversity?  The city was built as a melting pot not a fractured vase.  We are Americans.  Not every splintered group in the world.

If any group doesn’t deserve consideration, it’s the Muslims.  Three thousand people died at our World Trade Center.  We should not be coddling our enemies.  Sure there are good Muslims.  But don’t they bare some of the responsibility for their terrorist brothers?  Shouldn’t they have done something to stop the jihadists?

In WWII didn’t the German housewives, children and pacifists get contingently slaughtered?  I’m not suggesting that we slaughter the Muslims but let’s not bend over backwards and give them special holidays.

Ninety per cent of the student body is not Muslims.  Should they be getting the day off on a holiday that means nothing to them?  On a holiday that reminds us of the suicide bombers and Isis?

De Blasio wants to flatter our enemies and disrespect our heroes who died at 9-11. He never seems to get it right.  He is a dimwitted contrarian.  He’d rather let our criminals hide their guns than to frisk them.  He’s worried about hurting their feelings.  Perhaps he’s worried about hurting the Muslims feelings?

And yet he doesn’t seem like a sensitive, empathetic man.  Basically, he looks to me like a kind of a goofy, slob.

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David Lawrence

David Lawrence

David Lawrence has a Ph.D. in literature. He has published over 200 blogs, 600 poems, a memoir “The King of White-Collar Boxing,” several books of poems, including “Lane Changes.” Both can be purchased on He was a professional boxer and a CEO. Last year he was listed in New York Magazine as the 41st reason to love New York.

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