City of Boston Gives Subsidy to Boston Bomber’s Mosque

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Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attended a Massachusetts mosque that made a controversial deal with a Boston city agency that allowed it to buy land at a lower-than-market price in exchange for various token services to the Boston community, despite the mosque’s links to some radical anti-American figures

The 19-year-old Tsarnaev attended mosque at the Islamic Society of Boston (ISB) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The Daily Caller reported Friday that the ISB hosted at its satellite cultural center a book signing April 6 featuring British journalist Victoria Brittain, who has criticized the United States and United Kingdom for waging a “war against Islam” in its anti-terrorism efforts.

The construction of that cultural center, which opened in Roxbury, Massachusetts in 2004 near Roxbury Community College, was marked by a controversial apparent “government subsidy” from the city of Boston to the ISB.

The Boston Redevelopment Authority, which is the city’s municipal planning agency and which is comprised of mayoral appointees, conveyed the land for the ISB’s purchase in 2000 at more than $400,000.

However, the city of Boston only charged ISB $175,000 for the land, with an agreement that the ISB perform other services for the city to make up the $225,000 remainder.

The deal was later described in media coverage as “an apparent financial handout” and a “possible government subsidy” from the city of Boston to the ISB.

The ISB has raised concerns in the past for its ties to radical figures in the Muslim world.

Read more at Daily Caller

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  • Love your articles , more informative than lamestream media , funny how if this was say a Baptist or other Christian church the liberals would be all up in arms shouting separation of church and state , yet they welcome America’s enemies with open arms

  • dadinmo

    Time to start closing these hate filled mosques and sending these islamicist killers back were they came from!!!!

    • The Middle East, or Hell? I’m leaning toward the latter.

  • Oceantoo

    Where were the atheist on this one. I never heard them crying separation of church and state. Most likely because its Muslim they keep their mouth shut.

  • billygeturgun

    You see morons, this is how muslims repay kindness and friendliness. THEY BLOW YOUR (__y__) UP! Wake up liberals!

    • Turn it over, you are on the “y” side…LOL


      • billygeturgun

        That was intentional. Kinda like a smirk!

  • Lowell

    So much for separation of Church and state.

  • pointman49

    Shut it down~burn it down~run them out of the country~!~Lock the immigration door to all muslims.

  • Islam is indeed a religion of peace, but only when it is in power.
    And yes, where are the cries of separation of church and state here?