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Why do people keep calling it the Ground Zero Mosque?

Don't they know it's 2 blocks away and around a corner?

Asked By: Johnso - 8/16/2010
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The Muslims are building a mosque a few blocks from Ground Zero as "a tribute to peace and tolerance" to REPLACE the al-Farah mosque... More
Answered By: muinghan - 8/17/2010
Additional Answers (17)
Some people are just ignorant... More
Answered By: Frans Van Zandt - 8/16/2010
 
It's too long to call it the "2 Blocks away from Ground Zero Mosque".
Answered By: Nazbol Pride, Worldwide - 8/16/2010
 
because they just repeat what they're told on the right wing media.. Its not a mosque
Answered By: Dave87gn - 8/16/2010
 
Ground zero is big. Debris and smoke went alot further than 2 blocks. That entire area is ground zero. Try bldg a church in the middle east, see if they don't put you on the chopping block.
Answered By: Microbeast - 8/16/2010
 
It did have a landing gear punch a hole in the building. I would consider that part of ground zero.
Answered By: Meh - 8/16/2010
 
Don't they know it will have a basketball court and an art gallery? That it will have an art school and cooking classes? That it will have a day care center?
Answered By: Paulina Paulino - 8/16/2010
 
Because a pc of landing gear entered that building during the 9-11 attack.
Answered By: Dr. Ghetto - 8/16/2010
 
If it is not a 9/11 Celebration Mosque, THEN WHY BUILD IT THERE???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Answered By: Katelyn F - 8/16/2010
 
Headlines need to be short, sweet, and give as much detail as possible. Usually when the first source coins the term, the rest follow in-suit so that the readers will know exactly what they're talking about... More
Answered By: Your name here - 8/16/2010
 
the very building they chose had a piece of one of the airplanes crash through the roof taking out two floors,look it up the article is in the new york times 2009... More
Answered By: wolfette - 8/16/2010
 
More dramatic that way .
Answered By: og - 8/16/2010
 
It is not 'ground zero'. There are liquor stores, strip malls and vending machines all over. There is nothing sacred or hallowed by the old Burlington Coat factory. Why are there vending machines selling Arabic food... More
Answered By: ObamaBot THX-1138 - 8/16/2010
 
Do they care?
Answered By: momw - 8/16/2010
 
Blocks schmocks, it is a Provocative and heinous move by the evil cult cloaked as a "religion".
Answered By: lah lah lah - 8/16/2010
 
It's not a mosque and it's not at Ground Zero. http://politics.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/robert-schlesinger/2010/08/16/the-ground-zero-mosque-is-not-a-mosque-or-at-ground-zero
Answered By: г๏๓คгє - 8/17/2010
 
When creating propaganda, it is necessary to use a short name, preferably one that focuses on something small like a location, a specific religion, etc. Ground Zero Mosque works quite well for those purposes, however fallacious the term is. It isn't at ground zero, it is more than a mosque, but it's easier to stir up... More
Answered By: mommanuke - 8/17/2010
 
Forget the fact that it's not a mosque at all (it's a community center). Forget the fact that it's not at ground zero (2 1/2 blocks away). Forget the fact that you can't even see it from where the WTC once stood. There are something like 1.2 billion Muslims in the world and it's also the world's fastest growing... More
Answered By: Jeff K - 8/18/2010
 
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