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Islam has a 27% approval from Americans

by Rodan ( 8 Comments › )
Filed under Islam, Islamists, Leftist-Islamic Alliance, Progressives at July 31st, 2014 - 2:41 pm

Despite the fact both major parties cater to Islamic interests and no one dares criticize the religion of peace, Americnas have a different view. According to new poll by the Arab American Institute, only 27% of Americans have a favorable view of the followers of Islam.

Since we first began our polling on American attitudes toward Arabs and Muslims in 2010, there has been continued erosion in the favorable ratings given to both communities, posing a threat to the rights of Arab Americans and American Muslims. Favorable attitudes have continued to decline – from 43% in 2010 to 32% in 2014 for Arabs; and from 35% in 2010 to 27% in 2014 for Muslims.
A direct consequence of this disturbing trend is that a significant number of Americans (42%) support the use of profiling by law enforcement against Arab Americans and American Muslims and a growing percentage of Americans say that they lack confidence in the ability of individuals from either community
to perform their duties as Americans should they be appointed to an important government position. 36% of respondents felt that Arab Americans would be influenced by their ethnicity and 42% of respondents felt that American Muslims would be influenced by their religion.
While the persistence of negative Arab and Muslim stereotypes is a factor in shaping attitudes toward both groups, our polling establishes that lack of direct exposure to Arab Americans and American Muslims also plays a role in shaping attitudes. What we find is that Americans who say they know either Arabs or Muslims have significantly higher favorable attitudes toward both (33% higher in both cases)
and also have greater confidence in their ability to serve in important government positions. This is especially true among younger and non-white Americans, greater percentages of whom indicate knowing Arabs and Muslims and having more favorable attitudes toward both communities
Islam is not held in high regard by Americans, yet both parties will continue to kiss the Religion of Peace’s ass.

When the muslim Hordes Attain Critical Mass.

by coldwarrior ( 256 Comments › )
Filed under Islam, Open thread, Religion at July 20th, 2014 - 9:44 am

This is what happens when the muslim hordes attain critical mass.

Christians lie and wives must have sex or go to hell, Trojan Horse pupils told

Inquiry commissioned by Birmingham City Council reveals details of religious extremism in 13 schools

Park View School in Birmingham, one of three schools inspected as part of the 'Trojan Horse' investigations

Park View School in Birmingham, one of 13 schools where evidence of religious extremism was found Photo: PA

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9:10PM BST 18 Jul 2014

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Children were taught that all Christians are liars and attempts were made to introduce Sharia law in classrooms as part of an alleged ‘Trojan Horse’ takeover plot of Birmingham schools, an inquiry has found.

The inquiry commissioned by Birmingham City Council found evidence of religious extremism in 13 schools as school governors and teachers tried to promote and enforce radical Islamic values.

Schools put up posters warning children that if they didn’t pray they would “go to hell”, Christmas was cancelled and girls were taught that women who refused to have sex with their husbands would be “punished” by angels “from dusk to dawn”.

The report found that the extremism went unchecked because the council “disastrously” prioritised community cohesion over “doing what is right”.

It concluded that there was a “determined effort” by “manipulative” governors to introduce “unacceptable” practices, “undermine” head teachers and deny students a broad and balanced education.

Sir Albert Bore, Birmingham’s leader, apologised for the council’s handling of the scandal.

He said: “The actions of a few, including some within the council, have undermined the reputation of our great city.

“We have previously shied away from tackling this problem out of a misguided fear of being accused of racism.”

A separate review by Peter Clarke, the former counter-terrorism chief, found evidence of “co-ordinated, deliberate and sustained” attempts to introduce an “intolerant and aggressive Islamic ethos” in schools.

The review, which was commissioned by the Department for Education, found that the schools were trying to impose “segregationist attitudes and practices of a hardline and politicised strain Sunni Islam”.

Birmingham City Council’s report found no evidence of a “conspiracy” to promote “violent extremism or radicalisation” values, but was still highly critical.

A detailed summary of evidence suggested that there was an attempt to introduce Sharia law at the Al-Fuqan school, and when a woman was recommended for a job on individual suggested a “man with a beard” was needed.

At the Golden Hillock School a teacher allegedly told children at an assembly “not to listen to Christians as they were all liars”. The incident was referred to counter-terrorism police. One teacher at the school also reportedly told children they were “lucky to be Muslims and not ignorant like Christians and Jews.”

At Nansen School the study of French was replaced by the study of Arabic and Islamic religious assemblies were reinstated. Christmas and Diwali celebrations were councils, and children were not allowed to use a doll to represent Jesus in a nativity play. A total of 28 female teaching assistants were dismissed.

At the Oldknow academy, children were told at an assembly that they should not send Christmas cards and that Mary was not the mother of Jesus. Children were asked whether they believed in Christmas and encouraged to chant “no we don’t”.

At the Park View Academy children were taught that “if a woman said no to sex with her husband then angels would punish her from dusk till dawn”. Girls were taught that a “good” Muslim woman wears a hijab and ties up her hair.

30+ Reasons (aka Why Ignorance Is Dangererous)

by Bunk X ( 142 Comments › )
Filed under Anti-semitism, Bigotry, Christianity, Free Speech, Islam, Judaism, Politics, Progressives, Religion at July 16th, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Christian Privilege 1

1st Amendment of U.S. Constitution

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

I was forwarded a link to a “feminist website” that crossposted the writing and artistry of a Mr. Samuel Killermann, a self-described “activist comedian.” He has no mention on Wiki that I can find, but he’s apparently popular in some circles and seems to have a focus on promoting alternative sexual life styles (read LGBTQIA+WTF) while making sure his audience knows that he is a straight heterosexual. He must be important, as he spoke in front of a TED audience once.

I’ve never heard of Killermann until recently. Many of you have never heard of me either, but when someone uses the phrase “gender changes over time,” and claims to mean it,  I tend to morph into bigass eyeball-rolling mode. That’s bizarro Charlie Manson stuff.

In 2012, Mr. Killermann  posted an article entitled “30+ Examples of Christian Privilege” that includes a cartoon of his own creation insinuating that Christians in the United States prevent Hindus, Jews and Muslims from entering this country, and followed with a list of his own “examples” based upon the same premise.

Here’s the original source:

http://itspronouncedmetrosexual.com/2012/05/list-of-examples-of-christian-privileg/

Normally I ignore this kind of vapid tripe, but because it was sent to me by someone I know and care very much about, I thought I’d share it. Mr. Killerman’s words are in italics, my responses are not

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Following is a list of privileges granted to people in the U.S. (and many western nations) for being Christian.

Sam Killerman

If you identify as Christian, there’s a good chance you’ve never thought about these things.

In response to the ever-increasing “War on Christianity” headlines, I thought it prudent to create this list.  Try and be more cognizant of these items and you’ll start to realize how much work we have to do to make the United States a place that is truly safe and accessible for folks of all belief systems.

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If you’re a Christian in the US, these are a bunch of unearned benefits you get that members of other faiths (or non-religious people) do not. It’s not about shame. It’s about understanding.

  1. You can expect to have time off work to celebrate religious holidays.

Jewish, Muslim and others all have Christian holidays off. Jews are allowed additional religious holidays, as are Muslims. Implying otherwise is a lie.

  1. Music and television programs pertaining to your religion’s holidays are readily accessible.

And vice-versa – there are religious media for all major religions. Moot poin

  1. It is easy to find stores that carry items that enable you to practice your faith and celebrate religious holidays.

This is a disingenuous argument. If there are no local stores to offer items for Zoroastrianism, it means that there is too small a market for Zoroastrian items to support a store in that locale. Order them from Amazon instead.

  1. You aren’t pressured to celebrate holidays from another faith that may conflict with your religious values.

Strawman argument. Nobody is pressuring Zoroastrians to celebrate Wiccan holidays. If the majority of observed religious holidays happen to be Christian holidays in a region with a large population of Christian, is that a surprise to anyone?

  1. Holidays celebrating your faith are so widely supported you can often forget they are limited to your faith (e.g. wish someone a “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Easter” without considering their faith).

Holiday greetings are nothing more than cordial holiday greetings. If someone is offended by a greeting of “Happy Hanukkah” or “Merry Christmas” or “Ramadan Regale” that’s their bigotry problem, not mine.

  1. You can worship freely, without fear of violence or threats.

Another strawman. Synagogues, temples, churches and mosques have all been sites of attacks in the US. This is not unique to non-Christian places of worship.

  1. A bumper sticker supporting your religion won’t likely lead to your car being vandalized.

Again, a vehicle sporting a bumper sticker in support of Christianity is not exempt from vandalism.

  1. You can practice your religious customs without being questioned, mocked, or inhibited.

No person, religion, government official, etc., is exempt from questioning or mockery in the U.S. It’s protected speech and freedom of religion under the 1st Amendment of the Bill of Rights, which also makes religious inhibition illegal.

  1. If you are being tried in court, you can assume that the jury of “your peers” will share your faith and not hold that against you in weighing decisions.

Another strawman. “A jury of your peers” doesn’t mean a group of people who belong to your religion, creed, sect, splinter group, or clan. A jury on a trial involving a female gangbanger facing criminal charges is not a panel of other female gangbangers.

  1. When swearing an oath, you will place your hand on a religious scripture pertaining to your faith.

It’s an antiquated formality that is superseded by the laws against perjury. It’s required by all those who testify as a symbolic gesture that one swears to tell the truth. It’s got about as much legal power as swearing on a deck of cards, until the perjury statutes start cooking.

  1. Positive references to your faith are seen dozens of times a day by everyone, regardless of their faith.

Strawman. Dozens of times a day? It’s easy to find negative references as well, and that applies to any and all religions.

  1. Politicians responsible for your governance are probably members of your faith.

This is a matter of demographics. In a region with a large Jewish population, there are more Jewish men and women in governance.  Ditto other religions.

  1. Politicians can make decisions citing your faith without being labeled as heretics or extremists.

Again, the 1st Amendment allows citations, but with the exception of rule of law.

Christians of all sects are labeled as extremists on a regular basis in the main stream media. Look at the attacks on Mitt Romney for being a Mormon; JFK for being Catholic.  Same thing is going on with Dr. Benjamin Carson. Barack Obama’s beliefs are hidden, until you hear the words of Reverend Jeremiah Wright, Obama’s pastor for at least 20 years.

  1. It is easy for you to find your faith accurately depicted in television, movies, books, and other media.

Strawman. It is also easy to find disparaging depictions in all media.

  1. You can reasonably assume that anyone you encounter will have a decent understanding of your beliefs.

Disingenuous argument. It assumes that any group of people in any locale is homogenous in religious belief and should understand Zoroastrian doctrine and other religions.  It’s an impossibility given the thousands of religions and sects.

  1. You will not be penalized (socially or otherwise) for not knowing other people’s religious customs.

No idea what to make of this one.  It’s unreasonable to demand that all people know what arbitrary custom is offensive to another.  If I use my left hand to scratch my right forearm and someone interprets that as an insult in someone’s ethnic book of offenses, that’s not my problem.

  1. Your faith is accepted/supported at your workplace.

Accepted and supported are two different things. Current laws require religious acceptance, but there is no law requiring an employer to support one’s religion, and as long as one is not proselytizing in the workplace, the problem doesn’t exist.

  1. You can go into any career you want without it being associated with or explained by your faith.

Again, no idea what the point is as no examples are given. Sounds like bigoted stereotypes, nothing more, and I won’t guess what the author means.

  1. You can travel to any part of the country and know your religion will be accepted, safe, and you will have access to religious spaces to practice your faith.

Too vague. If you’re a Zoroastrian and you wander into the Mojave, you’re not going to find many religious spaces.

  1. Your faith can be an aspect of your identity without being a defining aspect (e.g., people won’t think of you as their “Christian” friend)

Divisive strawman argument that’s too absurd to deserve a response. “Some of my best friends…”

  1. You can be polite, gentle, or peaceful, and not be considered an “exception” to those practicing your faith.

“Polite,” “gentle” and “peaceful” are not exclusive to the tenets of any religion with the exception of some extremist factions who don’t want to be “polite,” “gentle” and “peaceful.”

  1. Fundraising to support congregations of your faith will not be investigated as potentially threatening or terrorist behavior.

This one is politically loaded, and it not-so-subtly refers to radical Islam. Since radical Islam is a genuine threat to this country and others by its own admission, and that it is rooted in the archaic belief that infidels who don’t accept the rule of shari’a law (i.e. Christians, Jews, and Western Civilization in general) should be put to death by the Sword of Allah, investigating such radical sects and mosques that promote the same is not only warranted, it is necessary.

  1. Construction of spaces of worship will not likely be halted due to your faith.

Strawman, unless the writer is referring to the Victory Mosque that was proposed within a few blocks of the horrific attack on in NY 911 perpetrated by radical islam.

  1. You are never asked to speak on behalf of all the members of your faith.

Vague. The writer cites no examples. No group of people is homogeneous.

  1. You can go anywhere and assume you will be surrounded by members of your faith.

Strawman. No one can assume that, no matter what faith.

  1. Without special effort, your children will have a multitude of teachers who share your faith.

False argument. The term “special effort” is not defined. Secular schools exist for all faiths, and “special effort” is required to find and enroll one’s children in religious schools. It may involve relocating, or starting a new school, but there are no legal prohibitions.

  1. Without special effort, your children will have a multitude of friends who share your faith.

False argument. The term “special effort” is not defined, and it depends upon demographics.

  1. It is easily accessible for you or your children to be educated from kindergarten through post-grad at institutions of your faith.

False argument. The key word is “easily,” and private secular schools are not inexpensive, but that’s a private choice. Wiccan schools and universities are very rare, but home-schooling is a viable alternative for some.

  1. Disclosing your faith to an adoption agency will not likely prevent you from being able to adopt children.

Vague argument without citation or example.

  1. In the event of a divorce, the judge won’t immediately grant custody of your children to your ex because of your faith.

Vague argument without citation or example.

  1. Your faith is taught or offered as a course at most public institutions.

False argument. Any institution of higher learning that offers courses in the history of civilization, must examine the positive and negative influences of Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam and other major religions by default. Whether or not the classes present the history accurately is a different discussion.

  1. You can complain about your religion being under attack without it being perceived as an attack on another religion.

Vague. No idea what that one means.

  1. You can dismiss the idea that identifying with your faith bears certain privileges.

I dismiss the idea, because the author of this list has not made a single point that supports his opinion. He posts vague accusations without backup, is obviously unknowledgeable about mainstream world religions, their tenets and history, and doesn’t understand The First Amendment to the US Constitution.

Samuel Killermann is a self-described “comedian activist ” who’s written posts entitled:

30+ Examples Of Male Privilege

30+ Examples Of Heterosexual Privilege

30+ Examples Of Middle To Upper Class Privilege

And that means he’s an idiot who’s smarter than the rest of us who don’t buy into the class envy doctrine promoted by the ultra left. Got it.

I suggest that Samuel Killermann should have a private conjugal relationship with himself and not tell us about it.

Reading Is Islamophobic

by 1389AD ( 248 Comments › )
Filed under Dhimmitude, Free Speech, Islamic hypocrisy, Open thread, Satire at July 7th, 2014 - 1:10 pm

On YouTube:

Published on Jul 1, 2014 by Acts17Apologetics
http://www.answeringmuslims.com
Some people complain about Islam because of the endless terrorist attacks they read about every day. Others complain about Islam because they read the Qur’an and Hadith and find incredibly violent teachings. No matter how you look at it, reading is a source of Islamophobia. Hence, in order to combat Islamophobia, reading must be eliminated. Join my campaign against literacy.

Caliph Ibrahim declares Russia, America and the Jews enemies of Islam

by Rodan ( 158 Comments › )
Filed under Iraq, Islam, Islamists, Syria at July 2nd, 2014 - 7:00 am

The newly declares Caliph of Islam Ibrahim formerly known as al-Baghdadi lashed out at the whole world. He rants against France, talks about Muslim oppression in Burma and declares who are Islam’s main enemies.

 

 

 

 

America, Russia and the Jews (Israel) are who Caliph Ibrahim view as the main enemies of Islam.

Isn’t it time to just nuke Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan and call it all good?

by Guest Post ( 402 Comments › )
Filed under Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Islamists at July 1st, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Guest Blogger: Doriangrey


Our so called leaders are bat shit insane. The hatred and killing, the “Conflict” in the Middle East has been going on for over 2000 years. We are not going to be the ones to solve it, unless we just admit that the Arabs are homicidal maniacs, pure 100 percent sociopaths and the only solution to their madness is to kill them all before they kill us.

Those who insist that somehow we can reason with the Arabs are deluding themselves and placing all of the rest of us at grave risk of being killed by psychopaths. You do not reason with Ted Bundy, you do not reason with John Wayne Gacy or Jeffery Dahmer, the sooner we accept that 99% of the Muslims in the Middle East are every bit the homicidal psychopaths that Bundy, Gacy or Dahmer were the sooner we can take reasonable actions. In the case of the middle east, reasonable actions would be turning Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan into giant puddles of molten green glass.

The options here, are to embrace insanity and deceive ourselves into thinking that we can fix something that has been going on for over 2000 years. A decision by the way that leads to an untold number of innocent lives being lost in repeated 9/11 events. Or accepting reality and putting an end to Arab Islamic homicidal psychopathic threats to the entire rest of the world.

I know, I know… I must be pure evil for thinking that it’s ok to murder tens of millions of innocent Arab Muslims. To which I respond.. Fucking spare me… Every since Thomas Jefferson sent the Marines to the shores of Tripoli the Muslims have been threatening to kill everyone who refuses to convert to Islam. Hell they have been not only threatening, but have been doing exactly that since 700 AD when Mohammad commanded them to do exactly that.

Albert Einstein once famously defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again always expecting a different result. Islam is not going to suddenly come to it’s senses and become a peaceful religion. If we do not accept reality and admit that Arab Islam is a sociopath religion that cannot be redeemed then Arab Islam is going to continue murdering everyone who refuses to convert to Islam. We will be responsible for every one of those innocent deaths because we had the ability to put an end to Arab Islamic insanity and were too cowardly to do so.

There is a solution to the homicidal insanity that is Arab Islam.

Breaking News: ISIS declares the Caliphate

by Rodan ( 259 Comments › )
Filed under Al Qaeda, Iran, Iraq, Islamic Supremacism, Islamists, Syria at June 29th, 2014 - 12:56 pm

The Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham has finally done what Jihadi groups have been fantasizing over. They have declared the restoration of the Caliphate with al-Baghdadi as the Caliph. They are calling on all Muslims to pledge loyalty to the Caliphate.

Caliphate Caliphate2

 Things are getting interesting.

 

Hipster Russell Brand calls Fox News terrorists and defends ISIS

by Rodan ( 174 Comments › )
Filed under Al Qaeda, Entertainment, Fascism, Hipsters, Iran, Iraq, Islamists, Leftist-Islamic Alliance, Progressives, Syria at June 26th, 2014 - 7:00 am

The Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham has become a revolutionary symbol to many in the Hipster movement. This Islamic Imperialist organization is viewed by some Hipsters as a revolutionary organization fighting against “Global Capitalist Oppression.” A manifestation of the mainstreaming of ISIS with the Avant-garde crowd is Hipster comedian Russell Brand.

The British comedian who is popular with the Hipster set defends ISIS and blames their rise on the US. Russell Brand then calls Fox News a terrorist organization. He launches a very vile attack on Justice Jeanine Pirro with sexual taunts.

Do not laugh at Russell Brand’s defense of ISIS and anti-Fox rant. He is a player in the popular culture and his opinion helps form the opinions of many especially in the Hipster set. Brand is a dangerous man who is participating in the softening of the image of ISIS.

Here is Russel Brand’s tour poster.

Brand

Brand views himself as a leader of some cultural movement. I would not be shock to see Brand in a few months wear ISIS t-shirts to promote them as a cool and hip organization. Russell Brand is the face of evil and not someone to take likely.

ISIS is now Hip

by Rodan ( 127 Comments › )
Filed under Al Qaeda, Hipsters, Iraq, Islamists, Leftist-Islamic Alliance, Syria at June 23rd, 2014 - 1:00 pm

ISISTshirt

For decades Arab/Islamic groups have been considered cool with the Hipster set. In the 70′s and 80′s the PLO was considered hip. In the 90′s and 2000′s al-Qaeda, Hamas and Hezbollah were considered hip and cool. Now the coalition group of al-Qaeda splinters, ex-Saddam Baathists and Chechens known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham are now the cool kids on the block.

Seeking to capitalize on the coolness of ISIS, T-Shirts and hoodies promoting the group and featuring their fighters are now being sold. The organization’s success has made them into cultural icons with Hipsters.

Its social media savvy has made Isis a “terror brand” to rival al-Qaida, with supporters worldwide following the brutal exploits of the Islamist group through its Twitter updates or even downloading the group’s own app.

Now supporters can show their loyalty to the group by sporting a T-shirt or hoodie emblazoned with the group’s black and white jihadist logo, after the items went on sale on Facebook.

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Kaos Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham (Isis) sells T-shirts under the outdoor wear/sporting goods section with the name Isis alongside pictures of Kalashnikov rifles and a globe, presumably signifying the group’s plans for world domination.

The name ISIS alone is cathcy as it is the same name of an Egyptian goddess. On social media, ISIS has gain many followers especially among Hipsters who view the group as revolutionary and cool. The Hipsters and their various incarnations throughout time always love totalitarian movements and ISIS extreme draconian social stances against women and gays does not faze the Hipsters. For them its about the image of ISIS as a revolutionary group taking on the established order that makes this group now Hip!

I would not be shocked if in the coming months some Hispsters take the shahada and join ISIS. They will make videos of themselves fighting for ISIS to impress their fellow Hispsters and appear as cool. There will probably be musicals about ISIS in the near future.

ISISleader

This guy above will replace Che on Hispter T-shirts.

ISIS Executes Saddam Judge

by Macker ( 1 Comment › )
Filed under Al Qaeda, Headlines, Islam, Islamic Invasion, Islamic Supremacism, Islamic Terrorism at June 22nd, 2014 - 5:28 pm

The following Google Translation is courtesy of Gateway Pundit:

There were reports of the execution of Iraqi judge, Raouf Abdel-Rahman, who sentenced Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to death, according to confirmed the pages on the social networking site, without official confirmation from the Iraqi government.
The pages on social networking sites, including Page MP Jordanian Khalil Attieh on the site “Facebook” to “revolutionaries Iraqis arrested him and sentenced him to death in retaliation for the death of the martyr Saddam Hussein,” he said, adding that Rauf tried to escape from Baghdad after wearing uniforms dancers. She page Izzat al-Douri, vice-president Saddam Hussein, the “Facebook” to the rebels Iraqis were able to arrest the Kurdish judge Rauf Rashid, who issued a death sentence against the former Iraqi leader, which is currently in the “grip of the soldiers of the Islamic State and the men of the Baath Party.”

I suppose that somewhere in Hell, Saddam and his two sons are welcoming the judge to the Infernal Realm in the most hideous way imaginable…and then some.