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Controversial Italian journalist's new book says Europe is becoming 'a province of Islam'
Associated Press ^ | 4-5-04 | ALESSANDRA RIZZO

Posted on 04/05/2004 3:00:06 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

ROME (AP) -- A new book by controversial journalist Oriana Fallaci that hit bookstores here Monday accuses Europe of having sold its soul to what she describes as an Islamic invasion.

Entitled "The Strength of Reason," ("La Forza della Ragione" in Italian), the book also accuses the Roman Catholic Church of being too weak before the Muslim world.

"Europe becomes more and more a province of Islam, a colony of Islam. And Italy is an outpost of that province, a stronghold of that colony," the book says. "In each of our cities lies a second city: a Muslim city, a city run by the Quran. A stage in the Islamic expansionism."

The book comes more than two years after the Italian writer's best-selling essay "The Rage and The Pride" drew accusations Fallaci was inciting hatred against Muslims.

A group in France unsuccessfully sought to stop distribution of the book, while two other associations have requested that it carry a warning.

(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Germany; Government; Israel; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: fallaci; italy; jihadineurope; laforzadellaragione; orianafallaci; thestrengthofreason

1 posted on 04/05/2004 3:00:07 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Rage and the Pride was a great book, I recommend it to everyone.
2 posted on 04/05/2004 3:01:41 PM PDT by Mr.Clark (From the darkness....I shall come)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Oriana ROCKS, and she's very influential in Italy.
3 posted on 04/05/2004 3:02:06 PM PDT by rageaholic
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4 posted on 04/05/2004 3:04:19 PM PDT by Support Free Republic (If Woody had gone straight to the police, this would never have happened!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
A group in France unsuccessfully sought to stop distribution of the book, while two other associations have requested that it carry a warning.

Perhaps the warning should be 'Beware, this Truth could set you Free'. Oh well, perhaps Europians like the fact that their ruling elites have artifically raised the price of gas (oil) for their muslim handlers.

5 posted on 04/05/2004 3:07:25 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: justa-hairyape
Spain Violating Ceasefire Agreement?

Spanish authorities continue lethal and non-lethal attempts to capture the Islamist soldiers who conducted the successful military operation against Madrid's trains. Should Spain be punished for resurrecting their historic war against Islam in violation of the ceasefire arrangement they were granted by al-Qaida as reward for voting to end Spain's criminal opposition to the true faith?

6 posted on 04/05/2004 3:08:50 PM PDT by Adam36
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To: Adam36
Spain is in serious trouble. Infiltraited with well armed islamic terrorist who will blow themselves up spectacularly, rather then be caught.
7 posted on 04/05/2004 3:13:23 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
I read the The Rage And The Pride. It was one of Oriana Fallaci's best works in ages. Her new work should be even more revealing. Its true Europe is dying and that's a fact that to no end upsets the Eurotrash.
8 posted on 04/05/2004 3:14:38 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
She previously was a 'go to' talking head on NPR/PBS/CNN news channels. Since "The Rage and The Pride" she has been almost non-existent.
9 posted on 04/05/2004 3:15:24 PM PDT by Khurkris (Ranger On...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
when youre right , youre right, and she is right.
10 posted on 04/05/2004 3:17:17 PM PDT by sgtbono2002 (I aint wrong, I aint sorry , and I am probably going to do it again.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
So what if it is? It's no great loss. No oil, no gold, no intellectual community.
11 posted on 04/05/2004 3:17:19 PM PDT by RightWhale (Theorems link concepts; proofs establish links)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Europe is in trouble. Holland is waking up to this, even France is starting to realize it has a problem.

Making Muslim kids take off their headscarfs in school isn't going to solve it.

The average European is not even replacing themselves, and Islamic immigration is rampant.

In 30 years they will have lost their culture to the Islamics. Who can tell what will happen with a Muslim Europe? Holy War? Will the Europeans try to emigrate here to take cover?

Will we in the West understand in time?
12 posted on 04/05/2004 3:19:22 PM PDT by I still care
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To: I still care
Will we in the West understand in time?

If we don't...then we will face even worse than what I describe in The Dragon's Fury Series.

...and we will find other enemies and antagonists flocking to the Islamic cause (or using it) to try and help bring America down. They alreay are IMHO.

13 posted on 04/05/2004 3:25:40 PM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The book comes more than two years after the Italian writer's best-selling essay "The Rage and The Pride" drew accusations Fallaci was inciting hatred against Muslims.

And where is the outrage about Muslims inciting hatred against Jews? Or against Christians? The silence is deafening over there...

14 posted on 04/05/2004 3:31:00 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"Camp of the Saints" should be required reading for all.
15 posted on 04/05/2004 3:32:19 PM PDT by Crawdad (I cried because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no class.)
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To: I still care
Holland is waking up to this, even France is starting to realize it has a problem.

Also note that France possesses an arsenal of nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them. If the Islamics take over in France, Islam has their bomb.

16 posted on 04/05/2004 3:40:16 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: 17th Miss Regt
Also note that France possesses an arsenal of nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them. If the Islamics take over in France, Islam has their bomb.

Is this still true, I thought France was disarming?

17 posted on 04/05/2004 3:45:02 PM PDT by Fitzcarraldo
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
bump
18 posted on 04/05/2004 3:46:03 PM PDT by RippleFire
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To: 17th Miss Regt
The French stockpile as of 2002 is estimated at approximately 350 warheads of three types. The historical peak of 538 was reached in 1991-92.

NRDC: Nuclear Data - Table of French Nuclear Forces, 2002

19 posted on 04/05/2004 3:50:25 PM PDT by Fitzcarraldo
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
We're pouring the muslim problem into this country too, to the tune of 100,000 new legal green-card-holding Muslim aliens per year. Pakistan is the number one source country.

Call your congressman and the White House. Demand an Islamic immigration pause - at least until the War on Terrorism is won.

20 posted on 04/05/2004 3:57:49 PM PDT by dagnabbit (Islamic Immigration is the West's Suicide)
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To: Valin
bttttt
21 posted on 04/05/2004 4:00:51 PM PDT by dennisw (We'll put a boot in your ass, it's the American way. - Toby Keith)
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To: Fitzcarraldo
Thanks for the link. Note that almost 90% of France's power is generated from nuclear sources. A large number of reactors of various types and a reason to get lots of highly enriched uranium.
22 posted on 04/05/2004 4:03:07 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
bump
23 posted on 04/05/2004 4:11:05 PM PDT by VOA
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To: nutmeg
read later bump
24 posted on 04/05/2004 4:11:40 PM PDT by nutmeg (Why vote for Bush? Imagine Commander in Chief John Fin al-Qerry)
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To: I still care
Last thing this country needs are more immigrants from Europe. They have this dreadful habit of voting for the Democrats.

There's the same problem with the Canadians.

At least with the Mexicans there's a 50/50 split (except in California).

25 posted on 04/05/2004 4:14:21 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
the book also accuses the Roman Catholic Church of being too weak before the Muslim world.

Spot on. It's time for the Pope to call for a crusade to drive the infidels from western civilization, let alone the Holy Land. This is really getting out of hand

If he called for a Crusade I would gaurentee hundreds of thousands would volunteer and billions in donations would come flooding in to train, feed, equip, and transport them. Europe would be cleansed within a year and the Holy Land would be recaptured the following year.

Ironically, while I can see Europe (especially Spain and Italy) doing this, I bet the U.S (and probably england) would not cleanse herself, being so p.c and all.

26 posted on 04/05/2004 4:37:38 PM PDT by MattinNJ (America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our people.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; Liz; TaxRelief; Huber; Hillary's Lovely Legs
As I understand it there are two factors at work here- two parties- Radical Islam- and Radical Leftists that are manipulating world globalization and their religious followers who are dead-enders.

Unless Islam changes and the Bush Administration should make clear to them. After all what religion rewards so called martyrdom with sexual pleasure in the representation of 72 virgins. They have in essence hooked up. One of the results is antisemitism and this makes sense with the Fallaci book and rising antisemitism in Europe.

"Describing Europe as "Eurabia" -- a mix of Europe and Arabia -- the Italian writer said the continent "has sold itself and sells itself to the enemy like a prostitute."

Helluva post. Lots of this has been spoken of on FR(Eurabia)> Arab/Saudi money has bought off allot of politicians.

The Democrats are AWOL on this.I never thought we would be up to our necks in this stuff.

I will get this book, the last was good.

Finally an intellectual speaks out. Wonder what our university profs thinking of this.

And finally does Alanis Morrisette think she will fit into Sharia Law. I am sick to think we protect their freedoms to preach radical New Leftist Cultural @@it.

Morissette strips down to blast US 'censorship' Mon Apr 05 2004 14:14:52 ET Not another wardrobe malfunction !! ... feisty rock singer Alanis Morissette poked fun at Janet Jackson's notorious breast-baring episode by stripping on stage to reveal cartoonish fake nipples and pubic hair.

Morissette, hosting Canada's annual music awards, said the stunt, in which she appeared in a provocative skin-hugging body-suit was intended to expose US "censorship."

The singer, renowned for her angst-ridden lyrics, told the audience at the Juno Awards in Edmonton "we live in a land where we still think the human body is beautiful and we're not afraid of the female breast."

Morissette let a dressing gown fall to the floor to reveal her "nudity" after an announcer warned : "we can't show nipples on national TV," in an obvious dig at US outrage fanned by Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" at the Superbowl.

"I am proud to be able to stand here and do this," Morissette said, to wild cheers from the audience at Sunday night's show.

Morissette then blasted US radio stations which have forced her to change the word "asshole" in one of her songs.

"They're in an era when they're scared, when there's lots of fear," she said. END

New cultural politics are a product of postmodernity and poststructural literary theory. Poststructuralism uses language to subvert otherwise traditionally accepted truth claims; claims that traditionally have stabilized American social order. On the other hand, postmodernism is a culture that creates myths in order to subvert conventional perceptions of reality.

An example of postmodernity and poststructuralism appeared in a recent Inside the Beltway article in The Washington Times, explaining why Democrat Zell Miller, a senior senator from Georgia, is dissatisfied with contemporary American culture. Mr. Miller often publicly speaks against deteriorating and diminishing American values. In this instance, he comments on the tainted Super Bowl fiasco, "The culture of far-left America was displayed in a startling way during the Super Bowl's now infamous halftime show." He added, "The scent of this event will long linger in the nostrils of America." This is a glaring example of the new cultural left's political agenda that uses the American counter culture (i.e., MTV) to challenge traditional morals and truth claims, upon which this republic's social order http://washingtontimes.com/op-ed/20040308-085132-3059r.htmrests..........................

27 posted on 04/05/2004 4:51:51 PM PDT by Helms (The Democratic Road to the Whitehouse Resembles A Car About To Go Over A Cliff)
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To: Adam36
They are being punished and for exactly that.

It is difficult to be a good dhimmi if you have no idea of the real rules.
28 posted on 04/05/2004 5:08:05 PM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
I'll go to the book store tomorrow!
29 posted on 04/05/2004 6:54:13 PM PDT by Arpege92 (America and Israel are two countries that were founded on the rejection of Europe. -Dr. M. Azaryahu)
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To: 17th Miss Regt
They have it already, in Pakistan.
30 posted on 04/05/2004 6:57:09 PM PDT by Tuco Ramirez (Ideas have consequences.)
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To: Adam36
These were not soldiers; they were terrorists.

Soldiers wear uniforms.
31 posted on 04/05/2004 6:58:23 PM PDT by Tuco Ramirez (Ideas have consequences.)
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To: Helms
Eurabia and Euro-Arab Antisemitism
By Bat Ye’or
Why Europe hates its Jews -- again. More>
32 posted on 04/05/2004 8:52:03 PM PDT by dennisw (We'll put a boot in your ass, it's the American way. - Toby Keith)
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To: Arpege92
I'll go to the book store tomorrow!......

Out only in Italian right now
33 posted on 04/05/2004 8:52:49 PM PDT by dennisw (We'll put a boot in your ass, it's the American way. - Toby Keith)
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To: Helms; dennisw
As I understand it there are two factors at work here- two parties- Radical Islam- and Radical Leftists that are manipulating world globalization and their religious followers who are dead-enders.

The Assisi Cabal
Washington Dispatch 9/5/03 Paul M. Weyrich

Saint Francis of Assisi became known in the 13th Century for preaching the values of brotherly love and peace.
When Christians throughout the world hear of Assisi, they think of this gentle saint.


But his native village is currently the staging ground for something far more pernicious this year than urging to be faithful to a Christian God and his teachings. The Anti-Imperialist Camp is meeting in Assisi to spread the word among leftist revolutionaries and other extremists about how to bring about armed insurrection and terrorism. Guess what country and its allies that the attendees of this summer camp for radicals have specifically lined up in their sights?


What should be particularly troubling is that this coterie will attempt to forge an alliance between Marxist groups, the anarchistic left, and Islamic fundamentalists.
Indeed, organizations that our government and the European Union have identified as terrorists will be showcased at the Anti-Imperialist Camp and there will be a roundtable of revolutionaries representing so-called liberation movements from Columbia, Lebanon, the Philippines, Spain, Turkey, and the Palestinians. Communist parties and their factions from Iraq, Turkey, Greece, Russia, Italy, Germany will be represented as will such terrorist groups as the ETA (Spain's Basque liberation movement), the New People's Army (Philippines) and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a Communist front group for Palestinian commando groups.
This mixing of revolutionaries representing atheistic Marxism and militant Islamics might strike the unworldly to be illogical. But a lethal cocktail of violent extremism can be concocted by this meeting once one realizes that the groups attending understand that "the enemy of my enemy is my friend…for now anyway." ....
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/976648/posts

34 posted on 04/05/2004 9:14:08 PM PDT by Valin (Hating people is like burning down your house to kill a rat)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
BTTT
35 posted on 04/05/2004 10:48:16 PM PDT by Dajjal
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To: I still care
what will happen with a Muslim Europe?

Picture the Cathedral of Notre Dame reduced to rubble, and a garish, cheesey-looking mosque being built from the medieval stone by labor gangs of French winos.
36 posted on 04/05/2004 10:54:21 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Fallaci BUMP!

Europe can't say it hasn't been warned.

37 posted on 04/06/2004 4:55:42 AM PDT by happygrl
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To: Helms
postmodernism is a culture that creates myths in order to subvert conventional perceptions of reality.

I live with Leftists.

You have no idea how true this is.

38 posted on 04/06/2004 5:00:05 AM PDT by happygrl
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To: Helms
Please don't think I'm being *itchy, or anything like that, (snicker) but this chick drastically needs liposuction on those chunky upper thighs........and those calves.....yeeeccch.
39 posted on 04/06/2004 5:00:45 AM PDT by Liz
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To: RightWhale
They may not have those things, but one thing they do have is nuclear weapons.
40 posted on 04/06/2004 5:07:22 AM PDT by Guillermo (Your own personal Konservative Klick-Guerilla)
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To: dennisw
from your link:

the cult of Palestinity

This is an article that should raise alarm among all Americans.

No doubt in my mind, that, irregardlesss of the several Europeans who post on FR, Europe (Not including Poland) is our enemy.

The broad outlines of this were conveyed some 25+ years ago to the evangelical Christian community in a series of books by Hal Lindsay. Based solely on his reading of prophetic Old and New Testament passages, he laid out the scenario of Europe becoming hostile to Israel and to the US.

It was very hard to imagine such a thing in the mid-1970s, but his predictions have come to pass.

His books were very influential in calling Christians to support Israel.

41 posted on 04/06/2004 5:31:32 AM PDT by happygrl
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To: happygrl
Im looking forward to the release of this book here. Currently euroscum has mostly chosen either to cave in to the islamanazis or acctually supporting them(witness mass conversions) Having heard statements such as "Bush started all this, we were at peace till he started all this" i eagerly await europe begging our help! When this will happen is anyone's guess but id have to say it wont be far off. History will be on the US and Bush side!
42 posted on 04/06/2004 5:48:03 AM PDT by rrrod
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To: Guillermo
Right. They can all come out of their neat, white cottages and line up in the streets and march off to war. They've done it many times.
43 posted on 04/06/2004 8:45:19 AM PDT by RightWhale (Theorems link concepts; proofs establish links)
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