Skip to comments.Radical Islam Is Growing in the US: Where’s the American Anger?
Posted on 03/01/2008 10:22:56 AM PST by K-oneTexas
Radical Islam Is Growing in the US: Wheres the American Anger? by Thomas D. Segel
It is very difficult to understand why Americans are not enraged at the thought of any radical Islamic movement, particularly in the United States. But, being unconcerned seems to be an understatement, for Islam is rapidly expanding in this country and there is already evidence that from evening prayer to the teachings of Islamic schools the tone is anti-American and anti-Christian.
We have already seen the growth of the Muslim faith in Europe. Even in England there are already calls for the country to adopt the edicts of Islamic Law.
Most have not taken the time to even learn what Islamic or Sharia Law would mean, if it became embedded in our society.
For men, radical Islam means a ban on listening to music, watching movies, television or videos. There would be a ban on celebrating any non-Muslim holiday. All people with non-Islamic names would be required to adopt an Islamic name. All men and boys would be required to have traditional haircuts and when able, they must grow beards. Prayers at mosques must be attended five times daily. They are banned from having birds and dogs. No kite flying is allowed. Anyone found with objectionable literature can be executed. No hand clapping is allowed at sporting events. The use of the Internet is banned accept by government permission. Non-Muslims must where distinctive identifying badges.
For women, all of the above apply, except for beards. In addition women are banned from working outside the home, except for selected female doctors. Women cannot leave the home unless accompanied by a male relative or husband. They cannot drive a car or deal with shopkeepers. Male doctors cannot treat them. Women must where undecorated clothing that covers them from head to foot.
A woman can be whipped if her ankles show in public. She is banned from shaking hands, laughing loudly, wearing high heeled shoes, playing sports, speaking on radio or TV, riding a bicycle or motorcycle and must not wear perfume. The womans clothing cannot resemble a mans clothes. Their shoes cannot make a sound when they walk. They cannot talk to men other than family and when they do talk it must be in a very low voice. They must not look at strangers.
For a woman, the breaking of any of these bans can result in punishment. For example, in Saudi Arabia a woman found to have nail polish on her fingers, had the fingertips cut off. More severe infractions can result in a death sentence.
Granted, we are addressing the rules of radical Islam. But from where did it originate and why havent the so-called moderate or peaceful Muslims done something to stop these extremes? But, why be concerned. This could never happen in America. Right!?
For those who think there should be no concern about the rapid expansion of the Islamic faith in the United States, consider the following:
In 1960 we had 20 mosques in the United States. By 1994 that number had grown to 962 and in 2000 there were 1,209. Today an estimated 2,300 mosques, plus storefronts, meeting rooms and student centers are spread across the country. These mosques and centers are used as a form of political and social mobilization, under the cloak of religion.
More than 90% of Muslim leaders say they should be involved in the political process and it should be noted they are increasingly assuming positions within the public arena.
For some strange reason, when viewing the growth of Islam in the United States, Americans are about as complacent as they are relative to most political activities.
Though reported on back in 2002 that Every time you fill up your tank you may be helping to finance an Islamic mosque in America and that Some of the largest mosques and Islamic Centers in America are funded by the royal government of Saudi Arabia, which gets most of its revenue from oil exports, we have still continued to ignore the fact that we are facing a serious problem.
Our government keeps telling us that Saudi Arabia is our friend. This flies in the face of undisputed facts including that 15 of the 19 hijackers who crashed aircraft into New York and Washington DC were Saudi citizens. It also ignores the fact that the Saudi government continues to finance the advancement of Wahhabism, one of the most violent and fundamentalist strains of Islam and that most Saudi citizens adhere to this anti-American sect.
In the past 33 years the Saudi government has poured more than $87 billion into expanding the Muslim faith in America. There are an estimated 6 million Muslims in the United States today and many of them were converts from Christianity or had no prior religious preference. It is estimated that up to 90% of the converts are African-American.
While 64% of Saudis have an unfavorable view of the United States, 57% of the black Muslims in America look upon this country as an immoral society. A full 70% of our American black Muslims believe the United States brought about the attacks of 9/11.
This is not random speculation. Homeland Security has conducted an undercover survey of mosques and Islamic schools across the United States. It has found that 3 out of 4 mosques preach anti west extremism, widespread radicalism and all things anti American.
Undercover counterterrorism agents who speak Arabic and understand the culture have conducted reconnaissance at some 2,300 mosques and centers in every state of the union. A recent Freedom House study concluded that the vast majority are inciting insurrection and jihad through sermons by Saudi-trained imams and anti-Western literature, videos and textbooks.
However, when members of the media, or political candidates bring up the subject of this growing threat, they are branded as practicing racial profiling, anti-Muslim or unpatriotic. Government officials keep telling everyone that the Muslim world is friendly, in spite of all the evidence to the contrary. The majority in Congress force the nation into Arab oil servitude, by refusing to allow serious drilling in our own country and spending more time trying to make the enemy out of Big Oil, instead of Middle Eastern threats.
All of this will continue to unfold, from the American advancement of Islam to the flow of more Middle Eastern money to advance terrorism...and all because Americans spend their time being angry at our own politicians and have little or no concern about an every increasing threat being imported from abroad.
Tom Segel is a retired member of the United States Marine Corps.
There's the problem and should IMO be the point of focus. If you get into issues of what they must wear and hairstyles and prohibition against TV and movies, you have also ventured into Christian groups. Many, many Mennonite churches do not allow members to have TV, movies, etc. The women do not work outside the home, etc. They also happen to be some of the absolute finest people I have met in my life, ever, and they most certainly do not preach and advocate rebellion, insurrection, and holy war. The same could be said for plenty of other religious groups that might be deemed eccentric. Islam and Islam alone stakes out that ground, period.
As for dealing with it, it will not be dealt with until it blows up in our face. That's it. As I've said countless times, every aspect of this country--most certainly including its defense--is controlled by the iron fist of political correctness.
That political correctness is essentially defined as being in opposition to any Judeo-Christian and/or traditional American value or practice. 99.99999% of our leaders bow at the PC altar. 100% of the MSM bow at the PC altar. And while the majority of Americans don't bow, we do something just as bad: We go along to get along with those who do, and it is going to blow up in our face in a cataclysmic way.
MM (in TX)
You are absolutely right...and the “conservative” response is to nominate a liberal for president.
It is directed toward Christians by the main stream media.
And there is one named hussein running for potus. It is time to call for the return of the state or local militia. At some point in time, we will not be protected from the onslaught of this radical religion. We will be told to embrace it based on the desire for diversity. Not me, a 9mm will talk for me....
I hav’nt seen one of those footy washing things yet, but when I do, I’ll proudly pee in it. :-)
Because of all the stupid sheep that call themselves citizens who have absolutely zero real faith in anything but government.
The years of alienating Christianity are now paying off for the One-Worlders.
Repeat after me: “Christianity = BAD, Islam is the Religion of Peace®. Christianity is the religion of radial hate, Islam is the Religion of Peace®.”
I now have to go vomit...
Islam is not a religion in the way that we recognize religion.
Islam is a political movement which uses religion was its ideological foundation.
I go by this standard when assessing political and religious beliefs: “By their fruits you shall know them.” By that standard, Islam is rotten to the core.
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“There are days when I wonder if this nation is worth defending.”
Oh, the nation is worth it, but a lot of its residents are not deserving of the effort we must put forth to achieve it. In a nutshell: Would I fight to save a libtard who wants to welcome islam into our midst from the scourge that islam has in store for him or her? No. But I’d fight islam in spite of that, though I wouldn’t give a rat’s ass if the libtard somehow fell in the struggle.
“My friends, it is clear to me that if elimination of radical islam is to be made here, ‘we the people’ most likely will have to do it.”
That’s a fact.
“I think Americans will wake up & its going to be a bloody war. That is if they don’t grab all our guns.”
When they try to grab out guns is when the war really starts. I think it was Thomas Jefferson who said (and I’m probably paraphrasing): “The Second Amendment is for when they try to take it away.”
“She is banned from shaking hands, laughing loudly, wearing high heeled shoes, playing sports, speaking on radio or TV, riding a bicycle or motorcycle and must not wear perfume. “
How about yakking on a cell phone ??
Because the media portrays them as just innocent, kind, misunderstood people who pray a lot and wear funny things on their heads. Any criticism of them is treated as a hate crime. Terrorist actions that they commit are classified as random crimes.
“I dont have the answers but I do believe most American will revolt, I just hope they do before its too late. ...
Sadly even as we fight for the free lives we live here, half the battle will be fighting other so-called Americans who think that we need to show our enemies more love and compassion....”
“I havnt seen one of those footy washing things yet, but when I do, Ill proudly pee in it. :-)”
No can do. Not even a tin can and a string.
“Wheres the American Anger?”
Uh, well, we’re so busy being told to be ‘tolerant’ of something that isn’t tolerable. I for one will NEVER stop hating Islam for what it is: an evil cult.
Does not suprise me. Sadly it will take another attack to wake people up in this country and I do not know if that will even work.
We are dealing here with a religion in which satan is worshiped under the name of “allah” via a moon rock.
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