Tuesday, June 12, 2007

CAIR's 90% Membership Drop

Guess they don't care for the radical group's agenda. From the Washington Times:

According to tax documents obtained by The Times, the number
of reported members spiraled down from more than 29,000 in 2000 to less than
1,700 in 2006, a loss of membership that caused the Muslim rights group's annual
income from dues to drop from $732,765 in 2000, when yearly dues cost $25, to
$58,750 last year, when the group charged $35...

The self-described civil liberties organization for Muslims
seeks to portray "a positive image of Islam" through public relations and the
media, but has instead alienated some by defending questionable accusations of

Our government should take their cue from these sensible former members, and ignore these terrorism apologists.

Libertas says "Will Hollywood stop kissing up to CAIR now that it’s clear CAIR obviously does not represent the American Muslim community?"

Ed Driscoll adds "don't expect the legacy media to investigate anytime soon."

Ed Morrisey ponders "The fact that roughly 25 people paid $3 million and represented the majority of its financing should raise some eyebrows."