Dear Brothers Sidqi and Jawaid,
You both are right. However, I want to clarify something. It is widely assumed that USA is a Capitalist and Imperialist country. No wonder people living in poor countries, such as Pak, pray and wish for its demise. “Death to America” and “Go America Go” is their slogan. However, I do not think USA is a capitalist country. Since introducing countless social programs, it can be rightly labeled as a socialist country. Last year the president of the Socialist Party of America appeared on C-SPAN’S Washington Journal program and applauded both Republican and Democrat administrations for introducing countless social programs in the USA. Here I will list just a few federal, state, and local programs.
MEDICAID & MEDICARE
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Section 8 Housing
HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES COMMISSION (HOC) PROGRAM (MARYALND)
MODERATELY PRINCED DWELING UNITS (MPDU) PROGRAM (MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND)
DEPT OF REHIBILITATION (REHIBILATIVE) SERVICES (DORS)
I am not sure if you are aware that Uncle Sam gives you money even if you pay no taxes. That is why experts advise people to file their tax returns even if their incomes were low and they owed no taxes. They should still get a refund worth thousands of dollars. Of course some greedy folks take advantage of Uncle Sam’s generosity and file bogus or fraudulent tax returns. Eventually, these crooks are caught.
In brief Federal, State, and Local Governments spend tax money to take care of the needs of their citizens regardless of their religion, race, color, or creed. Obviously, America is following the teachings of the Quran albeit unknowingly. Would it be wrong to call America a Semi-Islamic Socialist country?