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American Couple Has Close Encounter with Shari'a in Malaysia ( Religion of Peace )
little green footballs... ^ | October 28, 2006 | SIRA HABIBU

Posted on 10/29/2006 7:52:30 AM PST by george76

The forces of radical Islam are getting very bold in Malaysia; an American couple was subjected to a humiliating, terrifying 2 am khalwat inspection by “religious enforcement officers:”

Retired American policeman Randal Barnhart, who was subjected to a 2am raid by religious enforcement officers, is reconsidering his plan to make Malaysia his second home.

“After that unpleasant episode two weeks ago, I do not feel like making Malaysia my second home. It is a pity because both my wife and I really love Langkawi,” he said.

On Oct 12, Barnhart, 62, and his wife Carole, 61, were in their rented condominium in Kuah when enforcement officers continuously knocked on their door at 2am, accusing them of committing khalwat (close proximity).

He said the officers demanded to see his marriage certificate, although he had told them that they were Christians and should not be subjected to Islamic law.

“We find it difficult to forget the unpleasant episode. My wife was so terrified by the incident that she fears sleeping in that condominium,” he added.

Banhart said the officers were rude and insisted on “seeing the woman” when he opened the door. “My wife had to show herself despite only having a sarong on at that time. We felt humiliated for being treated this way,” he said.

He said he had to send his wife back to the United States on the next available flight because she feared people might return to the condominium to terrify her in the middle of the night.

She flew home on Wednesday.

“I want the religious department to apologise to me and my wife in writing,”

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TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: christians; corruption; hajab; islam; islamofacist; jihad; langkawi; malaysia; multiculturalism; muslim; muslims; radicalislam; religionofpeace; rop; sharia; sharialaw; shariaoveramerica; terrorism; trop; waronterror; wot
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To: Clock King

We don't know anything else about him, the city in which he served, the type of police job he actually had, the content of his character and that of his wife, etc. The story is sparse, typical drive-by media. All we know is he retired to Malaysia and is nominally a Christian.


51 posted on 10/29/2006 8:35:38 AM PST by af_vet_1981 (Waiting for Samson)
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To: Clock King
There is this little tidbit.

"Banhart said he would be sailing to Thailand once his yacht was repaired."

52 posted on 10/29/2006 8:37:48 AM PST by af_vet_1981 (Waiting for Samson)
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To: af_vet_1981

There are comments on the bottom, too.

http://malaysia-today.net/blog2006/newsncom.php?itemid=338


53 posted on 10/29/2006 8:40:33 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

Coming soon to a city near you.....or maybe your city?


54 posted on 10/29/2006 8:42:00 AM PST by SAMS (Nobody loves a soldier until the enemy is at the gate; Army Wife & Marine Mom)
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To: Diddle E. Squat
“I want the religious department to apologize to me and my wife in writing,”

"My wife and I"

Umm, actually, "me" is correct, although it could be improved by: "apologize to my wife and me."

The preposition "to" must be followed by the objective form of "I/me," which is me. One would never say "I want the religious department to apologize to I."

Making the object of the preposition a compound one, by adding "my wife" does not change the fact that the object form of "I/me" must be used.

55 posted on 10/29/2006 8:44:49 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (Abortion is to family planning what bankruptcy is to financial planning.)
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To: george76
Excellent summary of the reality of the Islamofascists and the suicidal love affair our liberals have with these serial killers.


56 posted on 10/29/2006 8:47:45 AM PST by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: george76
Liberal American women will be wearing burkas if we lose this WOT

Even then, they will claim: "It's all George Bush's fault"

57 posted on 10/29/2006 8:48:21 AM PST by Michael.SF. (Liberals would let Mark Foley be a Boy Scout leader.)
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To: george76
I especially found this comment illuminating, in that it shows such a naivete about the goal of Islamic facism. He may as well be in the Belgian Congo in the 60s asking what part of their new Constitution enabled them to rape and murder his family.

"i m hoping any state religious department official monitoring this blog will respond to my question.

i wud like to know WHICH part of our country's Constitution actually accords d state religious departments with policing powers?

58 posted on 10/29/2006 8:55:35 AM PST by af_vet_1981 (Waiting for Samson)
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To: george76
“I want the religious department to apologise to me and my wife in writing...”

Naive idiot.

He has NO idea what those "people" really are. He's got to be a Kerry voter.

59 posted on 10/29/2006 8:59:35 AM PST by Petronski (CNN is an insidiously treasonous, enemy propaganda organ.)
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To: george76

He'll be sailing north into Thai waters. He'll be safe.


60 posted on 10/29/2006 9:00:11 AM PST by ASA Vet (If you know how many firearms you have, you don't have enough yet.)
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To: george76

“I want the religious department to apologise to me and my wife in writing,”

Uhm, is this guy serious? Is he really this naive and oblivious?


61 posted on 10/29/2006 9:03:43 AM PST by ItisaReligionofPeace
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To: george76

Why would any sane person even consider living in a hell hole that is run by sharia?
How stupid can a person be?


62 posted on 10/29/2006 9:05:50 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: george76

"Liberal American women will be wearing burkas if we lose this WOT"

In one of the local liberal rags there was a story last week supporting this. Some liberal woman went to Iran to report on the situation. The story was about her conversion to Islam and why its good that women wear a burka.


63 posted on 10/29/2006 9:07:04 AM PST by driftdiver
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To: ItisaReligionofPeace

as an ex-cop, one would think that he would not be so naive ?


64 posted on 10/29/2006 9:07:31 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

why anyone, Christian or otherwise would want to go live in a country with a majority of muslims is beyond me.


65 posted on 10/29/2006 9:15:17 AM PST by machogirl
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To: george76

Good for Helen Thomas


66 posted on 10/29/2006 9:15:56 AM PST by machogirl
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To: george76

I really have little sympathy for nuts like this. He probably hates America, where he made his fortune or his parents did.


67 posted on 10/29/2006 9:17:14 AM PST by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: ASA Vet

I hope that he will be safe sailing alone.

Is this map accurate ?

" IMB live piracy map 2006 "

http://www.icc-ccs.org/extra/display.php


68 posted on 10/29/2006 9:20:37 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: SAMS

the muzzies are here and growing

why are we letting them in ?


69 posted on 10/29/2006 9:22:16 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Diddle E. Squat

It's always wise to avoid correcting other people's grammar unless you're sure you're right.

In this case, you were wrong. The preposition "to" requires the objective case of the noun. Thus it is correct to say "to apologize to me" or "to apologize to me and my wife."

There's nothing wrong with grammar police...unless they don't know their grammar.


70 posted on 10/29/2006 9:23:09 AM PST by MineralMan (Non-evangelical Atheist)
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To: george76
Malaysia's tourist campaign commercials, "Malaysia Truly Asia", shows women dressed in traditional Malay clothing. Never once is a woman shown in a hajab.

When trying to attract tourists, they disassociate Malaysia from Islam.

This action will not help tourism.

71 posted on 10/29/2006 9:23:36 AM PST by Doe Eyes
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To: george76
Malaysia's tourist campaign commercials, "Malaysia Truly Asia", shows women dressed in traditional Malay clothing. Never once is a woman shown in a hajab.

When trying to attract tourists, they disassociate Malaysia from Islam.

This action will not help tourism.

72 posted on 10/29/2006 9:23:39 AM PST by Doe Eyes
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To: driftdiver

Women not only have to wear a burka but also can not leave their house without a male's permission.

This is ok with liberal women ?

What about their same sex marriage ideas ( under islam ) ?


73 posted on 10/29/2006 9:25:58 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Thanks.


74 posted on 10/29/2006 9:26:24 AM PST by Diddle E. Squat
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To: MineralMan

Yes, in this case I was wrong and ended up looking like a boorish nag. That's normally your territory.


75 posted on 10/29/2006 9:30:02 AM PST by Diddle E. Squat
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To: Doe Eyes

" This action will not help tourism. "

Was this done in their main tourist area ?




76 posted on 10/29/2006 9:31:58 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

"Women not only have to wear a burka but also can not leave their house without a male's permission. "

I didn't say it made sense. I only commented that this woman claiming to be a liberal wrote an article on how happy she was under islamic law. it also commented how bad American women were with their bikini's and immoral behavior.

Isn't this the same behavior that liberals push upon us?


77 posted on 10/29/2006 9:32:55 AM PST by driftdiver
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To: Diddle E. Squat

"Yes, in this case I was wrong and ended up looking like a boorish nag. That's normally your territory.
"

I see...


78 posted on 10/29/2006 9:33:00 AM PST by MineralMan (Non-evangelical Atheist)
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To: george76
Was this done in their main tourist area ?

Bizarre. I had Langkawi on my list of places to visit.

79 posted on 10/29/2006 9:39:28 AM PST by Doe Eyes
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To: george76

Ahh yes,the relentless forces of time and gravity.


80 posted on 10/29/2006 9:44:33 AM PST by Farmer Dean (Every time a toilet flushes,another liberal gets his brains.)
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To: george76

This is really strange. Langkawi is a resort island, similar to Phuket in Thailand. I was there in '94 for a few days. Incidents like this will dry up the tourist trade real fast.


81 posted on 10/29/2006 10:12:09 AM PST by Flash Bazbeaux
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To: Flash Bazbeaux

Breaking into hotel rooms at 2 am to check for proper papers does not seem the best idea for repeat tourism business.


at the minimum


82 posted on 10/29/2006 10:15:58 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
Under shari’a law, >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Under Sam Colt's Law.

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83 posted on 10/29/2006 10:17:26 AM PST by Candor7 (Into Liberal flatulance goes the best hope of the West, and who wants to be a smart feller?)
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To: Doe Eyes

How many married couples carry their marriage documents on a vacation ?

Is it illegal to take a girl friend on a vacation ?


84 posted on 10/29/2006 10:17:56 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Farmer Dean

Barbara needs to hire a fashion consultant before she goes out in public.


85 posted on 10/29/2006 10:20:16 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
Under shari’a law, ...

Pity he couldn't greet them under "Texas law".

86 posted on 10/29/2006 10:34:56 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: george76

How many married couples carry their marriage documents on a vacation ?

Is it illegal to take a girl friend on a vacation ?

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It is not. Certainly not by US law. But we're not talking about law. We're talking about mob rule.

This poster has recently stopped even learning about Islamic countries. I love to travel, and had planned to visit Malaysia, Indonesia, and a couple places in North Africa, but I'm coming to the conclusion it's just not worth the trouble. Not only are islamic countries becoming more and more hostile, there's no sense in raising the attentions of the guys back wherever stateside, who pay attention to where one travels.

I will not even bother to learn more about them. May soon toss my lonely planet books for several countries, in the trash.

The future will bring more, not less, of such things. Eventually things will escalate to a final, awful conflagration.

If we wait too long before recognizing that - nobody will survive that eventual conflagration.

It seems more and more, western complacancy is leading inevitably to World War III, and the final days.

It's amazing our leaders seem utterly blind to that eventuality.

They used to seem logical.


87 posted on 10/29/2006 10:37:00 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (Su Casa Es Mi Casa)
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To: george76

88 posted on 10/29/2006 10:40:50 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: george76

Couples travel to Kuala Lampur (sp?) all the time and don't have their marriage licsenses checked. What give?


89 posted on 10/29/2006 10:45:11 AM PST by zook (America going insane - "Do you read Sutter Caine?)
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The Islam Storm is comming folks- it's blowing through other countries, taking over, and exherting their radical murderous ideology throughout hte world- Their ultimate goal is to take over the U.S- that would be a major victory for them. The dems however advocate retreat and comply (you know, so as not to rile them up against us & all) Do you like Sharia law? Vote Democrat- Feel that freedom is more improtant? Vote Republican

Christian news and commentary at: sacredscoop.com ...

90 posted on 10/29/2006 10:46:00 AM PST by CottShop (http://sacredscoop.com)
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To: Clock King; Lijahsbubbe; aculeus; dighton; martin_fierro
What's scary is I just realized this guy was a police officer. I hate to think of the poor decisions he made while he was on the force. <<<

Retired American policeman Randal Barnhart, who was subjected to a 2am raid by religious enforcement officers...

Bad karma?

91 posted on 10/29/2006 10:55:40 AM PST by Thinkin' Gal (As it was in the days of NO...)
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To: zook

Sounds like the religious police are taking over


92 posted on 10/29/2006 11:06:10 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

even old europe is under attack by the " youths "

An average of 112 cars a day have been torched across France so far this year and there have been 15 attacks a day on police and emergency services.

Nearly 3,000 police officers have been injured in clashes this year.




93 posted on 10/29/2006 11:08:14 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Caipirabob

excellent


94 posted on 10/29/2006 11:10:07 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76; SJackson; yonif; Simcha7; American in Israel; Slings and Arrows; judicial meanz; ...
"'I want the religious department to apologise to me and my wife in writing,'"

LOL!! Don't hold your breath, pal.

Unbelievable people are still this clueless about what we are facing.







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95 posted on 10/29/2006 11:23:20 AM PST by Salem (FREE REPUBLIC - Fighting to win within the Arena of the War of Ideas! So get in the fight!)
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To: AlaskaErik; george76
Why would any American Christian want to live in Malaysia or any other muslim country?! The idea totally boggles me.

You don't work for a semiconductor company. Probably 80% of the worlds microchips are encapsulated in their package in Malaysia or Thailand. If you are a Japanese or Korean or American or European semiconductor company, you need to have a couple of people in these countries and singapore.

But these folks sound like early reitrees sailing the world.....so that's a bit different, eh!

96 posted on 10/29/2006 11:38:52 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: Salem

97 posted on 10/29/2006 11:47:19 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: sam_paine

The retired couple ?


98 posted on 10/29/2006 11:49:44 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
" Another interesting thing about Malaysia is that there are actually a lot of Chinese there, working in high tech industries."

the majority of the chinese are also the most well-educated and responsible for a great deal of malaysia's well and any advancements. malaysia is regressing at a terrible rate with heavy focus on the malay language instead of english, which is what's responsible for the country languishing while it's chinese population and singapore are advancing into the next half of the century. i have a cousin who is an elementary school teacher in the state of malacca. she's half Malacca-Eurasian and half chinese. her english is ATROCIOUS. there's so much emphasis on malaysia's ethnic malay identity and islam by the government. even the catholic schools in portuguese malacca have had to drop it's 'christian' names, such as 'holy infant jesus convent' is now something like insert 'street name' school. friends and cousins who holiday there during ramadan and other muslim holiday periods have to be careful and sure that they have their IDs (which state their religions) and wear their crosses so as not to be mistaken for malays engaged in 'sinful' activity...such as EATING (at the wrong time), eating PORK, imbibing, or associating with the opposite sex (esp if unmarried).

malaysia is a beautiful country, but it is night & day when compared to singapore. the religious nutters are getting worse with every pandering politician they put in office. while there's much i disagree with where singapore's governing style is concerned, i'd rather pack my bags to live there than in malaysia, no matter how beautiful it is, no matter that my maternal heritage is firmly footed in historic malacca. btw, they adorn themselves with 22k gold because it's easily pawned and worth a great deal. try selling gemstone jewelry to a pawn shop owner...he'll usually scoff. try selling him crap american 14k - he'll laugh you right out of the store!!

99 posted on 10/29/2006 12:05:45 PM PST by thubb
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To: thubb

Not learning english will hurt themselves in the international markets.

Not just alot of tourism but also business is often conducted in english.


100 posted on 10/29/2006 12:13:24 PM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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