Skip to comments.Islam, Revenge of the Sith, and 'Order 66' -(another Barbara Stock zinger!..must read!)
Posted on 05/28/2005 5:41:23 PM PDT by CHARLITE
Pity George Lucas.
Why should we pity George Lucas? The man could fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool with ten-thousand dollar bills and still have money left over. The Lucas six-episode saga of good versus evil, StarWars, is being dissected by nearly everyone who sees them. I must admit, I cant resist doing some dissection myself.
This last episode, Revenge of the Sith, is drawing more attention than the previous five installments.
For anyone not familiar with the Star Wars movies, all one needs to know is that the Jedi Knights and the Sith are sort of like cousins. Both have the ability to use a power called the force, which is an inborn ability to draw power from all that is around them.
The Jedi use this power for peace and good and the Sith use it for evil and conquest and draw on emotions such as hatred and anger to make their powers even stronger.
The Star Wars movies were filmed and released out of sequence. The third movie, Return of the Jedi, is actually how it all ends, with good winning over evil. In fact, even the hated Darth Vader returns to the good side as he lay dying.
Revenge of the Sith shows the audience how the young Jedi Knight, Anaken Skywalker, is turned to the dark side and becomes the dreaded Sith enforcer, Darth Vader. His conversion to evil complete, Vader now believes that only the Sith, by ruling with a cruel and iron fist, can bring peace and order to the galaxy. If Vader must kill everyone in the galaxy to convince them of the righteousness of the Sith, he will.
What the bloggers have all been chattering about is the political undertones in the final Star Wars chapter. Is Lucas liberal or conservative? Was he slamming President Bush when he threw in the line that diplomacy should be given more time? Was Lucas painting Bush as the evil Sith master, the emperor? Was the line, You are either with us or you are with evil, a reference to the War on Terror?
Poor George Lucas has repeatedly stated that he wrote these storylines thirty years ago, but no one listens.
As I listened to all the endlessly mentioned references to present day Earth and our problems, I found most of the one-liners pertinent to the dialog and storyline of the movie. After all, Lucas is known for action, not dialog.
There was one line that did catch my attention: Carry out order 66. The reaction of the followers of evil, the Sith, was startling. One minute, these men are loyal to the democratic Republic and friends of the Jedi. They have fought side by side and shared meals. They were neighbors.
When the Sith master issues his order 66 these loyal and lifelong friends turn on the Jedi without hesitation. The Jedi Knights are slaughtered. They are shot in the back. They are hunted down like animals and exterminated. The blind followers of the dark side have no friends, no families, no lives. They have only the Sith and their slavish devotion to its beliefs.
As for the Jedi Knights, they are caught totally off guard. They had no idea that the poison of the Sith had spread so far and wide. The Jedi didnt stand a chance.
I dont believe that George Lucas had Islam in mind when he first wrote about the evil Sith. But since liberals cant resist comparing Bush to the evil Sith master and Republicans in general to his followers, I, as a Republican conservative, cannot resist comparing the danger of the Sith to Islam.
I have had many ex-Muslims tell me that we Americans just dont understand. We dont understand that Islam has pre-programmed its followers since birth to follow Islam and only Islam. They are not American or Canadian or French; they are Muslims. Islam has no country and no borders and no loyalty to anyone or anything but Islam. I am told by those who are in a position to know that Islam has nothing to do with peace and everything about conquest and war.
For decades, the Saudis have funded Muslim schools here in America to assure that American Muslim children are taught in the Wahhabi ways of Islam. The Saudis have built hundreds of mosques all over the country and often placed Saudi clerics in charge to hammer the Islam first and only doctrine into the minds of American Muslims. Middle Eastern Muslims have immigrated here and have spent their time chastising American Muslims for not being true Muslims. Millions of dollars have been spent plowing the fertile fields of America and planting the seeds of Islam.
The Saudis and other Islamics fund it all, and groups like the Council on American/Islamic Relations and the American Civil Liberties Union protect it. American gullibility feeds it.
The question remains: When American Muslims are given their order 66, how many will follow it? There is no way to know.
There are roughly 6 million Muslims in America. If only 20% answer the Islamic call to battle against their fellow Americans, that is a frightening 1,200,000 Muslims. Are we ready to deal with that? I dont think so.
What to do about this potential problem? American Muslims are Americans. Having them sign a loyalty oath is worthless, because the followers of true Islam would just lie and sign anyway. Camps are out of the question. It was outrageous when it was done to Japanese Americans and it would be just as outrageous to do it to American Muslims. I believe that there are millions of American Muslims who really do believe Islam is peaceful. When the shooting starts, they will be targets right along with the rest of us.
Which brings us back to the first square: What do we do to prepare for this possibility?
Perhaps the best way is to realize that the threat exists. Americans must realize that Islam has not been high-jacked by anyone. Islam is what it is: dangerous. Once a threat is exposed, that threat looses the advantage. Islam will lose the element of surprise. I dont want Americans caught by surprise like the Jedi Knights were.
Americans must start paying attention to the former Muslims who are yelling at the top of their voices but no one is listening. We must start paying attention to cries of warning coming from the Christians persecuted in Islamic countries. If Islam was tolerant and loving, as it professes to be, Christians living under Islamic rule would be free to practice their own beliefs instead of being imprisoned for the crime of not being Muslim.
The warnings have been given. Its time Americans started listening before that order 66 is given. Once it has been given, it will be too late.
About the Writer: Barbara J. Stock is a registered nurse who enjoys writing about politics and current events. She has a website at http://www.republicanandproud.com/. Barbara J. receives e-mail at email@example.com.
For your interest.
We got the warning order on 9-11.
We are not asleep.
What to do about this potential problem?
You just used my home page as your own ping list?
Excellent article. Thanks for the post. Very interesting comparisons made.
The inescabable truth is that Islam must be destroyed, root and branch. If any of our leaders had a sense of history, that's the conclusion they'd draw. "Religion of peace?" - I don't think so.
Interesting, albeit, I think the Sith were really the good guys and this story was written by those who didn't like them..
Education is the key. The leftists in control of public education would rather go down with the ship than have any part of this re-thinking of the threat to America by radical Islam.
We're being destroyed from within, in so many ways. It's hard to see how America can survive it.
Prime reason the 2nd Amendment is SO important.
Everybody needs to read, "They Just Don't Get It" by Col Hunt. It's really gonna make you mad. It's a confirmation of everything the author said.
Thanks for posting this informative piece. It has really made me think with an even wider perspective.
Wake-up call on 9-11? I don't think very, very many Americans are awake. After 9-11, there were so many flags on cars. Today I go to a mall and mine is the only Flag waving on my car among hundreds of cars.
Americans are drugged by drugs, tv, shopping,etc to the point that their concern is who won on American idol and what's the price of gas. Muslims in this country a worry? "What Muslims" most would say. Oh, and by the way, before all the Freeprs think that most Americans are interested in what's going down, let alone concerned..... we couldn't even get 1 million to sign a petition re illegal immigration.
I agree with the point she's trying to make, but did she even see the movie? The people who carried out "Order 66" were clones, not sith. They were genetically engineered to be mindless followers of the Republic, no matter who happened to be in charge at the moment. Basically a bunch of Geraldo Riveras.
Anyway, I'm showing too much of my hand here. Back to my Jar Jar Binks inflatable barcalounger.
This means 25,000 in each of the Lower Forty-eight. That means enough to cover the large cites and mid-sized town in each. If 20% (5,000) of these are willing to suicide they could bring the country to a halt and weaken it for an invasion from offshore.
Quite possible and far from impossible.
The Sith are actually the Hospitaler's of St. Johns...
Evidently, this writer doesn't know the difference between Sith and clone troopers.
Dumb ass. Who cares about the movie. Listen to the message. Islam is all about the death of our civilization, and all about the triumph of barbarism. The enemy is within.
They were genetically engineered to be mindless followers of the Republic
Her point is that Muslims are programmed to be mindless followers of the Imams. Your own words make her point very well, despite the quibbling about Sith or clones.
Brilliant article. Thanks.
Like I read on another post the Sith represent the Islamic terrorists and the Republic (a representative democracy) must equate to USA and the Jedi Knights (defenders of peace and justice, sworn to defeat the Sith) must be our brave men and women fighting to stop the spread of radical Islam (the Sith) from spreading across the globe (galaxy).
This is why we need FAR MORE, not fewer guns. The population of 300+ million republican civilions need at least 900+ million guns, and 5,000-10,000 billion rounds of ammunition. This to keep the external AND internal threats at bay.
If she/he did, it's a pretty smart and easy move.
BTW, how come I'm not on your ping list?
I second that. A much-needed eye-opener, especially in an age of the "Bush Can Do No Wrong" POV among the Right.
... a silly mistake.. I have the form here somewhere... Aha!
Hi Leapfrog, I just checked out your ping list, thanks for putting me on it as an 'enemy of islam'!
That's for reserves. :O)
An interesting comparison.
Imagine what would happen if there was a serious economic downturn and terrorists decided to make another spectacular strike against a large American city.
I would consider myself honored to be known as an enemy of Islam, a cult for pissing on, but otherwise useful only for destruction. Please add me.
Thanks for this observation, and all of your comments. You are so right. Out where I live, in the San Fernando Valley, I travel the famous 101 every day. For about 2 months following 9/11, nearly every car had a fluttering stars-and-stripes gallantly waving. Four months later, the numbers were about half. Today, I only see another car with a flag like mine maybe once or twice a week.
What's the name of the country singer whom Sean Hannity always promotes? . . . the one who sings "Have You Forgotten?".......I think his name is Toby Keith.
Such a shame. Will it take another 9/11 for America to wake up AGAIN?! These people aren't kidding. They intend to take over America!
So, unless we're prepared to see the black and white Islamic flag flying from the Islamic States of America Capitol dome, ........... LET'S ROLL. OK?
But who are the Ewoks?
Turn ammo into skill - that's better and more effective when the time comes.
Sith's Six Six ... the Number of the Beast with a lisp?
Oh, I don't know. Remember, snipers are considered a force multiplier. And if there's anything a good-old-boy with a deer rifle would resemble, it's a sniper.
I wouldn't envy anyone who had to secure a thousand yard perimeter around absolutely anything or anyone of value.
Guess the chaos would wake people up....but Neal Boortz says that this country may just not be the same again. Most Americans just "don't get it yet."
You my FRiend, "get it."
"Bush can do no wrong"
I don't know anybody who feels that way. We realize Bush is human .. and not perfect. No one is .. and to expect perfection is unrealistic.
This country is bountiful enough to support many useless growths, and has for years. If or when it can no longer support those growths, they will be excised...count on it.
I wonder just how Americans will celebrate Memorial Day...just how many will celebrate our freedom? Most Americans do not believe how serious and determined and single minded Muslims are. To have so called "peaceful and moderate " Muslims not in outrage is a chilling sign. The only time they get upset is when they feel put upon here cause of some relatively minor animosity at them here after 9-11.
Hey all you moderate Muslims! You can kiss your happy trips to Wallmart, your American TV, your freedoms GOOD BYE
when your fellow "peaceful" Wahabbis force you into Burkas and blow Detroit, Michigan up on their way to taking over America. Like Bush said, "You're either with us or against us" and from my view "You ain't F..king with us!"
I sure hope you are right...but it looks like we're just real fat and happy now.
Where can I find this "They just dont get it" to read it please?
Just remember, anyone who thinks the pedophile is a prophet is a target. As the author said, they aren't Americans....they're muslimes. Once you understand that, the rest is easy.
Thanks for the ping