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The High Price of Telling the Truth About Islam
FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 10, 2012 | Eric Allen Bell

Posted on 02/12/2012 11:31:30 AM PST by EveningStar

[Editor's note: The article below is written by Eric Allen Bell, a filmmaker who was recently banned from blogging at the “Daily Kos” because he wrote three articles that ran afoul of the mindset there, specifically naming “Loonwatch.com” as a “terrorist spin control network.” This article first appeared in our Feb 7 issue and we have decided to rerun it due to the massive interest and reaction it received. Don't miss Eric Bell on Frontpage's television program, The Glazov Gang, which we will air in our Monday, Feb. 13 edition.]

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TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: apostasy; islam; terrorism

1 posted on 02/12/2012 11:31:32 AM PST by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Good read


2 posted on 02/12/2012 11:41:39 AM PST by VRW Conspirator (Neo-communist equals Neo-fascist)
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To: Hildy; Borges; SJackson; Yaelle; Cinnamon Girl

ping


3 posted on 02/12/2012 11:50:23 AM PST by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar
"....I expressed my concerns that the Egyptian Imam of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro might have ties to the MB, something I had failed to properly investigate..."

Aha! The nexus of a solution for the sedition of Islam in the US.

4 posted on 02/12/2012 11:52:06 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Yehuda
Where do I stand on Islam? Let’s look at its founder – a man who raped a 9 year old girl, a slave owner, a leader who ordered people to be tortured, for adulterers to be stoned, for countless nonbelievers to be beheaded, a killer, a warmonger who spread his “religion of peace” by the sword, a man who suffered from hallucinations of voices telling him to do violent things, a tyrant, a homicidal maniac perhaps the equivalent of 100,000 Osama Bin Ladens. And this sadistic lunatic is considered to be the “ideal man” in Islam. What more needs to be said about Islam than that?

He gets it now.

5 posted on 02/12/2012 11:55:30 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: onyx; All

Great article.


6 posted on 02/12/2012 12:03:29 PM PST by Milagros (Y)
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To: EveningStar

A very good read. It’s always hard for a liberal to discover that he’s wrong. I hope he stays in touch with David Horowitz & maybe David can bring him the rest of the way into the light.


7 posted on 02/12/2012 12:22:37 PM PST by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: EveningStar

For later


8 posted on 02/12/2012 12:56:10 PM PST by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: EveningStar

Good luck to this guy. Liberals are vicious to those that start to think for themselves, and they have a near monopoly on the film industry. I hope he keeps looking and learning.


9 posted on 02/12/2012 1:52:45 PM PST by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: onyx; Gvl_M3; Flotsam_Jetsome; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; repubmom; ...

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Ping.

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10 posted on 02/12/2012 1:59:05 PM PST by LucyT (**** _ Who is Barry Soetoro? _ ****)
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To: LucyT
...How will “Not Welcome” be received? Will movie theaters refuse to show it, just like those many bookstores who removed the Danish cartoons from their shelves? Will film festivals be afraid to screen it? Will my life be in danger? Will some lunatic Islamic cleric issue a Fatwa ordering my death? Will CAIR gain even more political influence and work within the system to get it banned as “hate speech”? Will critics fear for their lives and thus refuse to review it?...

Yes, and yes and yes etc. But what surprises me is how long it took for this guy to wake up.

11 posted on 02/12/2012 2:27:49 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: EveningStar
He made none of the points in his prose part of the 25 minute clip.
12 posted on 02/12/2012 3:03:28 PM PST by Glenn (iamtheresistance.org)
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To: Twotone
I hope he stays in touch with David Horowitz & maybe David can bring him the rest of the way into the light.

To my knowledge, Horowitz still hasn't figured out the damage done by Cultural Marxism's attack on the nuclear family. He does not ascribe to socon values, is pro-gay rights, and light on premarital sex, adultery, and divorce. He apparently does not understand how a broken family forces parents to work, thus forcing socialized education of children in the "blessings" of political control of the means of production. His "solution" is to attain "balance" in the indoctrination of children by means of vouchers and balanced hiring of professors. Good luck with that David.

If he was truly anti-communist, he would oppose the whole programme.

13 posted on 02/12/2012 3:11:39 PM PST by Carry_Okie (There has not been a conservative American government for 90 years.)
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To: EveningStar
Excellent story, covering most bases of the contentious discussion, except the most basic and important one : the funding of these megamosques (as well as normal mosques and madrassas) throughout the U.S.

By way of clear illustration of the problem, suppose that all Catholic churches and cathedrals in the U.S. were funded by the Vatican. What would be the permanent result?
Permanent outrage, complete with destruction and unrelenting physical attacks, as well as verbal and legislative attempts to prevent the attempted subversion of national identity and the foundations of the rule of law.

If islam existed in its contemporary form and manifestation when our nation was founded, "freedom of religion" would have been much more tightly and carefuly circumscribed, and islam would not qualify as a "religion." The historical justification for this conclusion is clear and extensively recorded in the history of the last 600 years, for anyone who cares to seek it.

Currently, all mosques, madrassas, and megamosques in the U.S. are funded either directly by Saudi Arabia, or indirectly by millionaire muslim middlemen in free western countries such as Ireland.
Currently the origin of funding for "religious" structures is not required by custom or by law. Neither is the definition of "religion."
Until these mega-loopholes are eliminated, islam can build a ten acre structure serving as an armory/place of worship, and theoretically immune to the laws that apply to every other domestic and imported terror group.

Why is that still the case?

14 posted on 02/12/2012 3:24:22 PM PST by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: EveningStar
Excellent story, covering most bases of the contentious discussion, except the most basic and important one : the funding of these megamosques (as well as normal mosques and madrassas) throughout the U.S.

By way of clear illustration of the problem, suppose that all Catholic churches and cathedrals in the U.S. were funded by the Vatican. What would be the permanent result?
Permanent outrage, complete with destruction and unrelenting physical attacks, as well as verbal and legislative attempts to prevent the attempted subversion of national identity and the foundations of the rule of law.

If islam existed in its contemporary form and manifestation when our nation was founded, "freedom of religion" would have been much more tightly and carefuly circumscribed, and islam would not qualify as a "religion." The historical justification for this conclusion is clear and extensively recorded in the history of the last 600 years, for anyone who cares to seek it.

Currently, all mosques, madrassas, and megamosques in the U.S. are funded either directly by Saudi Arabia, or indirectly by millionaire muslim middlemen in free western countries such as Ireland.
Currently the origin of funding for "religious" structures is not required by custom or by law. Neither is the definition of "religion."
Until these mega-loopholes are eliminated, islam can build a ten acre structure serving as an armory/place of worship, and theoretically immune to the laws that apply to every other domestic and imported terror group.

Why is that still the case?

15 posted on 02/12/2012 3:25:35 PM PST by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: Carry_Okie
Last week, David Horowitz joined Glenn Beck, David Barton, a Catholic priest, a Rabbi and an evangelical Minister for an hour on Glenn's show to dissect the Bamster's ultimatum to the Catholic Church. Lots of discussion about Natural Law and the influence of God upon our Founders. If what you said was true, I doubt David would have joined the panel.

Oh, and don't forget his 2004 masterpiece . . .


16 posted on 02/12/2012 4:06:25 PM PST by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: Jacquerie
If what you said was true, I doubt David would have joined the panel.

I have conversed (by email) with David Horowitz for over ten years. He is committed to religious liberty and opposes Marxism in general (which is why he was there). He would oppose an imposed religion, whether Islam or Judaism.

However, as I have read his writings for over a decade (and before he started FrontPage Magazine), I would say that he is neither seriously religious nor does he understand the original design of our Constitution as PRESERVING the rights of the States to institute an establishment of religion should the people so choose. The reason is simple: there really are civil laws mandated in the Bible, with penalties for crimes, a mandated Sabbath, instructions for civil administration, etc. ALL of which would effect State and local laws. For the people truly to have the liberty to live as their religions dictate, they would have to be free to institute such local laws. Horowitz would oppose that as an imposition on everybody else, just as most people would today.

The Founders saw Federalism as a solution to that problem, where people could institute local laws to serve their preferences. If a minority didn't prefer a religious administration they could simply move to where the local laws befitted their secular preferences. As we have all seen, the system has been used to enact secular uniformity by force. There is nowhere today a person can move and live where local laws meet literal Biblical demands, particularly in Lev. 25. We thus have no liberty to witness or perfect a working model of Judeo-Christian administration. There are consequences you know.

17 posted on 02/12/2012 4:39:09 PM PST by Carry_Okie (There has not been a conservative American government for 90 years.)
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To: onyx

If I built a time machine, going back to kill that idiot Muhammad would top my list of things to do, places to go and people to off.


18 posted on 02/12/2012 5:28:04 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Carry_Okie

The Liberal-Muzzie Alliance reminds me of the Hitler-Stalin Pact.... you never know which one will turn on the other first.


19 posted on 02/12/2012 5:31:14 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Carry_Okie

Horowitz stands against islam. Every day.

You know where to look for perfection.


20 posted on 02/12/2012 5:32:32 PM PST by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: EveningStar
Eric Allen Bell doesn't understand - - courage is NOT respected in any way by the MSM, liberal culture elites or our academics. Well, unless the knee jerk liberal mob has called the idea politically correct. In which case liberals fawn over the courage of a person to stand with the mob and 'speak truth to power' or as we think of it ' to speak the party line without questioning it'... ever.

He's going to find out what it really means to take an unpopular stand... Linda Tripp didn't get it either - she thought taking truth to power and such was the same if you're 'in' as opposed to being 'out'. It's NOT the same. My heart goes out to Bell - they're going to slap him around forever.

Liberals are the mindless pitchforked mob, entrenched Establishment and control freak totalitarians. Welcome to our world Eric Allen Bell... your eyes are just starting to open.

21 posted on 02/12/2012 6:40:01 PM PST by GOPJ (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: onyx

Wasn’t Jim Jones considered a prophet by his followers? There’s another false prophet for you.


22 posted on 02/12/2012 6:47:01 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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To: Jacquerie
Horowitz stands against islam. Every day.

Indeed he does, as he stands against Marxism every day, or at least those parts of it of which he disapproves. It is an important and valuable service to his country.

You know where to look for perfection.

Gad, what a snotty comment. I wasn't looking for perfection or decrying Horowitz. I was responding to this post:

I hope he stays in touch with David Horowitz & maybe David can bring him the rest of the way into the light. In other words, with his outright defense and acceptance of much of what Cultural Marxism has wrought, Horowitz is far from a conservative paradigm to bring the author of this article "the rest of the way into the light." David Horowitz doesn't believe that "gay rights" or loose sexual standards, in general, empower the almighty State, deprecate freedom, and in general, bring children to adulthood in a state of ignorance, depravity, and poverty, hardly the kind of citizens into whose hands are to be invested the responsibilities of self-government. Nor is this an uncommon fault; many otherwise outstanding conservatives apologize for "alternative lifestyles" because they don't have a good grip on why they are so destructive to liberty and prosperity.

I'm committed to teaching "moderates" and liberals why conservative social values are so important. So if that bothers you, too bad.

23 posted on 02/12/2012 7:56:26 PM PST by Carry_Okie (There has not been a conservative American government for 90 years.)
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To: onyx

A man who claimed to be a prophet of God and yet gave no sign of his divinity either by his works of faith or the working of miracles or by the purity or sanctity of the way he lived his life. His was a life of unbridled wickedness and evil. Thats why I called Mohammed and all Muslims what our Crusader ancestors called them: Saracens. Worthless Saracen bastards.


24 posted on 02/12/2012 8:07:51 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: onyx

Bingo!


25 posted on 02/12/2012 11:33:57 PM PST by Yehuda
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To: jmacusa

Right.


26 posted on 02/13/2012 9:32:16 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Milagros

It is, but I can’t locate this television program.


27 posted on 02/13/2012 9:33:52 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Twotone
I hope he stays in touch with David Horowitz & maybe David can bring him the rest of the way into the light.

Liberals will push him the rest of the way. His next revelation will be how closed minded liberals are - about everything. Then he'll discover they equate how they 'feel' with truth. If they 'feel' the moon is make of pink polka dots, then they believe it actually is... Then he'll get to experience their hatred of all things different then their narrow minded beliefs... and they're hatred of him for being different.

My heart goes out to him - this isn't an easy process...

28 posted on 02/13/2012 11:23:58 AM PST by GOPJ (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: EveningStar

Great article.


29 posted on 02/13/2012 12:47:17 PM PST by servo1969
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
...by Eric Allen Bell, a filmmaker who was recently banned from blogging at the "Daily Kos"...
Thanks EveningStar.
30 posted on 02/25/2012 8:54:30 AM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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