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Created by timothypmurphy on Dec 20, 2010
Last updated: 12/30/10 at 12:18 PM
Terry Jones returns to his other line of work.
Rep. Peter King, incoming chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, announces plans to hold hearings on the "radicalization" of American Muslims.
Seizing on statements Justin Bieber reportedly made to the magazine "Tiger Beat," Park 51 opponents organize a boycott of the mop-topped Canadian. As one opponent tells Salon, "My little girl took down his poster and said she didn't want to have nothing to do with him anymore."
Small problem: The interview was a hoax.
On his radio show, Glenn Beck warns that 10 percent of all Muslims (or 157 million people) are terrorists. We're doomed.
Minnesota radio host Bradlee Dean (left) says “there is a correlation between the Muslims and the homosexual agenda.” Dean warns that Rep. Keith Ellison is “trying to come through with Sharee law [sic].” Metal.
Photo: You Can Run But You Cannot Hide International
Arsonists strike a Portland, Oregon mosque frequented by terror suspect Mohamed Osman Mohamud.
Phoenix residents freak out over new mosque being built. It's actually a church.
Fox News reports that the Congressional Muslim Staff Association has terrorist ties. Among the jihadis? A staffer to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. It’s worse than we thought.
But there's a catch: It might ban the 10 Commandments, too.
NPR commentator Juan Williams says he doesn’t like to sit next to Muslims on planes. He's fired. Conservatives are outraged.
It's a 2011 Hyundai Accent, courtesy of a New Jersey car dealership.
Bill O'Reilly goes on The View and says “Muslims attacked us on 9/11.” Joy and Whoopie freak out, walk out (2:14).
After Obama praises new cartoon featuring Muslim superheroes, New York Post warns against "indoctrination."
Local filmmakers investigate Sharon Angle's claim that Sharia is already in effect in Frankford, Texas. Conclusion: Frankford, Texas doesn't exist.
Nevada Senate candidate Sharon Angle warns that Dearborn, Michigan and Frankford, Texas are already under Islamic law. Dearborn mayor John O'Reilly is confused.
Texas State Board of Education approves non-binding resolution to curb creeping Islamic influence in social studies textbooks.
New York Time reports that employment discrimination against Muslims has increased 60 percent since 2005.
North Carolina congressional candidate Renee Ellmers airs ad calling Park 51 a "victory mosque," links it to conquest of Spain of Constantinople.
Residents of Murfreesboro, Tennessee file a lawsuit to block construction of a mosque, alleging that Islam is not a religion. It goes to trial.
Meme alert: Shirtless skateboarder's interview gets autotune treatment. Terrorists win.
Shirtless skateboarder Jacob Isom disrupts a planned Koran burning in Amarillo, Texas.
Newt Gingrich, Citizens United, release new DVD, "America at Risk," trumpeting the clash of civilizations.
Obama tells an irrepressibly somber George Stephanopolous, "It's not the American way."
Former 2 Live Crew frontman Luther Campbell calls Obama "dead-ass wrong" for defending the Park 51 project. Previous hits include "throw the dick," "face down, ass up."
Alerted to the possibility of free publicity, Donald Trump offers to buy-out the Park 51 developers and end the project. He's ignored.
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Opponents of the National Park Service's planned 9/11 memorial in western Pennsylvania call it "a tribute to terrorists"...because it's shaped somewhat like a crescent. If you squint a little.
Image: National Park Service
New Republic editor Marty Peretz weighs in on Park 51, says “Muslim life is cheap.” Peretz questions whether Muslims are entitled to First Amendment rights.
Arsonists target the site of the new Islamic Community Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Feds call it a hate crime.
Someone writes a song opposing the 9/11 mosque. Sample lyric: “Everything we need to know we learned on 9/11.”
Mosque in Fresno vandalized. Graffiti links it to Park 51.
Photo: Madera County Sheriff's Department
Mosque opponents turn out in force to protest the project at Ground Zero. Things get heated.
Washington Times columnist Ted Nugent warns Park 51 would be a magnet for "voodoo nut jobs and their voodoo religion."
Photo: Courtesy of Sony
At a Ramadan dinner, President Obama announces his support for the Park 51 project, telling attendees, "This is America." Polls show the number of Americans who think he's a Muslim is at an all-time high.
Texas state representative Debbie Riddle, tells Anderson Cooper she has secret FBI sources who can confirm terror baby plot. Emphasis on secret. "At this point I’m not going to reveal that,” she tells Cooper.
Trade Martin releases the synth-heavy power ballad, "We've Got to Stop the Mosque At Ground Zero," about the need to stop the mosque at Ground Zero. There is still no mosque at Ground Zero.
American Family Association, which has previously condemned bears and killer whales, calls for permanent moratorium on mosque construction in United States.
Newt Gingrich calls for a national ban on Sharia law, arguing that western civilization is under attack.
Vandals target mosque in Arlington, setting the playground on fire.
Opponents of a new mosque in Temecula, California, fearing Sharia, encourage protesters to bring dogs, because "[Muslims] hate dogs."
Tennessee Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey tells an audience at a campaign event that the First Amendment's freedom of religion might not apply to Islam: "You could even argue whether being a Muslim is actually a religion, or is it a nationality, way of life, cult whatever you want to call it."
After announcing plans to burns Qurans on 9/11, Jones tells CNN, "We have nothing against Moslems." Well, almost nothing.
Citing Islamification of Dearborn, Michigan and Houston, Tennessee congressional candidate Lou Ann Zelenik (left) runs ad attacking opponents as soft on Islam.
Photo: Lou Ann Zelenik/Flickr
On Twitter, Sarah Palin calls on “peaceful Muslims” to “refudiate” proposed Islamic community center in Lower Manhattan. Image: Twitter
Florida pastor Terry Jones declares 9/11, "International Burn a Quran Day," via Twitter.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signs a law designed to prevent Sharia law from taking hold in the Bayou. The state representative who introduced the bill had previously warned, "There's a movement nationwide to insinuate Sharia or Islamic law into American jurisprudence."
Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert discloses terrorist plot to attack America with Islamic “terror babies.” It’s the cutest clash of civilizations ever.
Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade suggests police in Dearborn, Mich. are following Sharia law.