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BoneCD - June 3, 2009, 6:51 pm,
Not that I like Obama, and a great idea Jake...But your map is a percentage of the population of that country. Find a map with the # of Muslims and you'll be right on!
Kdp3 - June 3, 2009, 7:27 pm,
we would be in 38 place. btw new fact he said we are NOT a Christan nation
Me - June 3, 2009, 10:25 pm,
Percentages....they're not numbers...they're ratios...
act check please - June 3, 2009, 11:56 pm,
The US ranks in the top 10% of muslum countries- it has slightly less than 10,000,000 practicing muslims. The rank is between 18th and 22nd, depending on what year data you are using. "Number of" is not the same as percentage of- OP get a clue or a brain
jake - June 4, 2009, 2:25 am,
couldm't find a map with the numbers (lots of tables though...). However, have seen NOTHING that says we are in the top 10% based on Muslim population. Latest year I could find was 2007 and it put the US at 35 out of 150 (that's top 23% BTW)...
Fact check please - June 4, 2009, 8:59 am,
First, there are 203 soverign states on Earth, not 150. Simply count the number of countries with muslim populations >10,000,000 and divide by 203. Of course trusting the numbers is always an issue, i
jake - June 4, 2009, 5:26 pm,
Figures lie and liars figure as Twain said. The problems with demographic numbers is special interest groups always skew them one way or another (I would think that 'might' be biased...). Only U.S. govt. figures I can find list (cont.)
jake - June 4, 2009, 5:35 pm,
(cont.) 1.8 million Muslims in the U.S. Other groups (again think bias) put the figure ranging from 1.1 million to approx. 8 million. The Prez works for the govt. so he might want to use 'neutral' source. Nothing against Muslims, just specious quotes...
Fact Check Please - June 5, 2009, 9:35 am,
These is nothing specious about them- welcome to the world of demography. The last US census was nearly 10 years ago. Who is and is not a Muslim (or Catholic, or Methodist)? None of this changes the error of your original post. Even at 2M muslim (cont)
Fact Check Please - June 5, 2009, 9:37 am,
the US is still one of the largest Muslim nation on Earth. It is not, however, a Muslim majority nation, which is not what Obama said but what your post attributes him to have said. There is a huge difference, clowded, I suspect, by your political leaning
jake - June 5, 2009, 4:14 pm,
Ah yes, the world of demographics... When the mean of the number of Muslims in a country is 2.2 million and the median is 6.1 million (based on the govt. source I could find), then even with 2 million Muslims, the U.S. falls below what could be (cont.)
jake - June 5, 2009, 4:16 pm,
(cont.) considered 'one of the largest'... however you are correct, I should not have used 'specious' when it is actually more of a 'sophistic' statement. BTW what political leaning do you suspect I have?
Fact Check Please - June 5, 2009, 4:51 pm,
Technically, if its in the top 50%, its one of the largest. The 10,000,00 is projected based on the CIA numbers and growth rate for that population. Even using the very conservative estimate of 2.3 million ranks the US in the top 25% by pop.
jake - June 5, 2009, 6:18 pm,
The U.S. Census Bureau does NOT ask information about religon ( and the latest CIA World Factbook ( puts the Muslim (cont.)
jake - June 5, 2009, 6:22 pm,
percentage of the U.S. population at 0.6% (or approx. 1.8 million out of 307 million). And in countries with a statistically significant Muslim population, the U.S. is still below the average. Still nothing on my suspected leanings? ;)
BoneCD - June 5, 2009, 6:25 pm,
Jake, you keep going at this pace and we'll have to get you some Gatorade!
Fact Check Please - June 5, 2009, 7:12 pm,
One again your ability to not understand basic facts is amazing. The Census Bureau routinely collects religious identification information, just not in the normal Census (which you are obligated to answer). It uses a seperate phone survey instead with a
Fact Check Please - June 5, 2009, 7:13 pm,
smaller sample size (25000ish). So your argument goes full circle to the proportion of the population which is not what Obama said, even though you have a fragment of the quote from his speach in your post. Number and proportion are not the same thing, a
Fact Check Please - June 5, 2009, 7:15 pm,
fairly simple concept, no? There are multiple countries with 100% Muslim populations (other religions are forbidden), by your faulty logic 99% of Americans could be Muslim and still be a "non-Muslim" country. Face it, like CNN, MSNB, FOX, and the other
Fact Check Please - June 5, 2009, 7:16 pm,
news outlets that initially ran with this story, your wrong plain and simple. Imagine that, someone on the internet is wrong. How can I sleep tonight?
moooooooooooooooooo - June 5, 2009, 8:09 pm,
Yeah, but do they have pie?. Muslims would love some f***ing pie.
jake - June 6, 2009, 9:29 am,
*reaches for the Gatorade and pie*, OK, first: The U.S. Census Bureau does not collect data on religious affiliation in its demographic surveys or decennial census. Public Law 94-521 prohibits us from asking a question on religious affiliation on (cont.)
jake - June 6, 2009, 9:30 am,
a mandatory basis; in some person or household surveys, however, the U.S. Census Bureau may collect information about religious practices, on a voluntary basis. Therefore, the U.S. Census Bureau is not the source for information on religion, (cont)
jake - June 6, 2009, 9:31 am,
nor is the Census Bureau the source for information on religious affiliation. Some statistics on religion can be found in the Statistical Abstract of the United States, Section 1, Population. In addition, we do provide a list of contacts for (cont)
jake - June 6, 2009, 9:33 am,
further a**istance regarding religious information. Next, before we continue this lively debate, what is your definition of a Muslim country (as the Prez said 'one of the largest Muslim countries in the world.)? Then we can continue...
jake - June 6, 2009, 9:36 am,
sorry, forgot to add that the lengthy quote below came from the U.S. Census Bureaus site. ALWAYS read the fine print as to where the sources come from...
LogicDude - June 6, 2009, 1:55 pm,
Help! Help! I'm being repressed! Come see the violence inherent in the system!
jake - June 6, 2009, 4:20 pm,
*hands LogicDude some pie*
WTFO - June 6, 2009, 8:37 pm,
Our POTUS (the master of twisting words) probably meant that the country is one of the largest by area, versus numbers. It's another "it depends on what the word 'is' is". quote.
Borp - July 24, 2009, 7:43 pm,
Coincidentaly the location of the world's largest **** hole. Call it "The Allah Rule".
Murer - August 30, 2009, 3:36 pm,
Come talk when you find some NUMBERS.
mrbombastic - September 21, 2009, 11:45 am,
"If you actually took the number of Muslim Americans, we'd be one of the largest Muslim countries in the world." Translated: "We have the largest amount of ragheaded trash to take out."
bubba fett - October 25, 2009, 11:50 pm,
looks like i may be moving to greenland
Regression&Division - December 13, 2009, 12:31 pm,
Actually, I think percentages does a fine job of getting the point across, because not all countries have the exact same population size as the US of A. Using percentages, everything's on an equal plane. Massive numbers distort.
Regression&Division - December 13, 2009, 12:31 pm,
Besides, isn't the percentage what this thing is about to begin with?
Regression&Division - December 13, 2009, 12:32 pm,
Typo in first post -- percentages do*
vihtori - December 21, 2009, 3:17 pm,
why do racists still exist??? havent you died out yet? STOP hating muslims. ppl as dumb as this poster maker make me hate westerners and empathize with ppl who hate the US (for a VALID reason) instead of hating muslims for NO reason at all. it's 2009!
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