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Trump’s Illegal Alien Rapists Trump Card: Border Patrol Reports Verify His Claim (LIST)

August 31, 2016

Truth it’s the new ‘hate speech’.

“The U.S. has become a dumping ground for everybody else’s problems. “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.”

After Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump uttered his statement regarding illegal alien crime, his critics and opponents on both sides of the aisle pounced, choosing instead to sweep illegal alien sex crimes under the rug with politically correct rhetoric. Allowing their political agendas and aspirations to take priority over stone cold facts and hard truths, subsequently forcing innocent victims (including children) of heinous sex crimes committed by illegal aliens to live in the shadows. The traumatized victims are merely collateral damage in the political agenda/campaign war games. How sick is that?


April 27, 2015 in Edinburg, Texas: Border Patrol arrested four Salvadoran nationals, all with gang affiliations and all sex offenders. According to the release, their crimes included sexual assault, sodomy of a girl, sexual solicitation, indecency with a child, and possession of obscene material. They were convicted of these crimes across three separate states: Alabama, Arizona, and California. Border Patrol also seized nearly two tons of marijuana while it was on its way to Rio Grande City, Texas.

January 27, 2015  in Calexico, California: 41-year-old Mexican national was arrested while he was attempting to enter the U.S. illegally. This man was a violent drug dealer who was convicted for attempting to have sex with a minor three-years-old or younger. He served just three years in prison for his offenses and was deported. He was prosecuted for re-entry.

February 26,  2015 in Tucson, Arizona: Statement reveals twelve significant arrests through the month of February. Three of the twelve were violent gang members, two of whom were previously deported. Five of them were all convicted sex offenders for sexual crimes against minors. The rest had extensive criminal records that included convictions for sexual abuse, battery with serious injury, domestic violence and child abuse.

The list goes on:


  • June 22: 23-year-old Mexican national – Aggravated Felon Gang Member.
  • June 3: 29-year-old Salvadoran national – “MS-13” Gang Member.
  • May 22: Four  El Salvadoran nationals and three Mexican nationals – Assault to Commit Sexual Abuse, Homicide and Injury Crime, Sexual Battery to a Child, Assault with a Firearm On a Law Enforcement Officer, Aggravated Homicide, and Sexual Assault.
  • May 6: One Honduran national and two Mexican nationals – Sexual Assault of a Child.
  • April 28: 42-year-old Guatemalan national – DUI, Larceny, and Taking Indecent Liberties.
  • April 23: 38-year-old Mexican national – Attempted Murder and Kidnapping.
  • April 21: 29-year-old Mexican national – Sex Offender.
  • April 21: 47-year-old Mexican national – Lewd or Lascivious Acts with a Child Under 14 Years of Age.
  • April 17: 23-year-old El Salvadoran (MS-13) – Sex Offender.
  • April 17: One Mexican and one Honduran national – Sex Offenders.
  • April 15: One Mexican and one Salvadoran national – Sex Offender and Murder
  • April 13: 35-year-old Salvadoran national – MS-13 Member.
  • April 13: MS-13 Member – Aggravated Sexual Battery and Indecent Liberties.
  • April 10: Mexican national – Sexual Assault and Sexual Offense against a Child.
  • April 6: 18th Street gang member – Sex Crime.
  • April 3: 31-year-old Mexican national – Sexual Assault of a Minor under the Age of Sixteen.
  • April 1: 26 year-old Mexican national – Indecent Liberties with a Child.
  • April 1: Guatemalan national – Sexual Assault.
  • March 27: Guatemalan national – Rape.
  • March 24: Honduran national – Murder.
  • March 24: Mexican nationals and one Salvadoran national – Homicide and Sex Offenses.
  • March 24: Honduran national – Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child.
  • March 18: Two Mexican nationals – Sex Offenses.
  • March 18: 37-year-old Mexican citizen – Attempted Murder.
  • March 17: One Male U.S. citizen, one Salvadoran national, and one Honduran national – Attempted Murder, and a Conviction of Indecency with a Child.
  • March 6: Mexican and an El Salvador national – Gang Activity.
  • March 6: 52-year-old Mexican national – Murder.
  • March 5: 35-year-old Mexican national – Sex Offender.
  • March 4: 26-year-old Mexican national – Sex Offender.
  • March 2: Mexican national – Sexual Battery and Stalking.
  • February 15: Mexican national – Murder.
  • February 10: 35-year-old Mexican national – Indecency with Child.
  • January 28: Mexican nationals and a Guatemalan national – Sexual Intercourse with a Minor, Sexual Abuse, and Rape.
  • January 13: 53-year-old Mexican national – Homicide.
  • January 12: 27-year-old Mexican national – Gang Activity.

“In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
–George Orwell.

Originally published at Liberty  July 7, 2015

Beta Male Gun Grabbing Fascists Project Alpha Male Penis Envy

December 8, 2015

Paging Dr Freud:

“A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity.”

Providing further evidence to support the theory that progressives are emotionally underdeveloped creatures.

Exhibit A: A cheeky juvenile set of photo tweets of Republicans holding (big scary) guns which have been photoshopped over with dildos (hashtag: #GOPdildo), here, here, here, here, here, here , here, here, here ,here, here, here, here, here and here.

iStock_hiding-bed-e1444150149707If Haughey’s goal was to to give the impression that he is inflicted with an acute case of alpha male penis envy, he has hit the bullseye, dead center. His raging obsession with dildos is another matter. But hey, to each his own. If that is what it takes to keep him warm at night while quivering under the covers over the thought of big scary guns then so be it. Waving a dildo in the face of an armed home intruder will not save his life but he has made his choice and he shall have to live with it, or not, as the case may be.

The long and short of it, before the next time angry inch Haughey goes off half cocked, he should reconsider judging others by his own yardstick.

Open Wide America Like It or Not Obama Wants to Shove "Reforma" Down Your Throats

July 22, 2009

Very clever. New RNC ad targeting Obama’s Health Care Reform.

A bitter pill…

Embedded video

Link @YouTube

Contact list of Congressional Members
Senators of the 111th Congress contact list
Blue Dog Dem contact list

Read online at Scribd: ‘‘America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009’’ House Health Care Bill

ObamaCare Roundup!
Action Alert: Contact List of Blue Dog Democrats Tell Them to Vote NO on Obama Health Care
Action Alert: Parade Magazine Says YOU (Opponents of ObamaCare) Don’t Really Exist
Class Action Lawsuit: Stimulus Act Jeopardizes Patients Privacy Rights
Full Transcript & Video: Obama’s Staged Healthcare Town Hall Meeting Annandale, Va. July 1 2009
Transcript: Obama’s “Prescription for America” June 24 2009
Tell the ObamaCare Shills at ABC News and their Advertisers How You Feel
Full Transcript: Obama Health Care Town Hall Green Bay Southwest High School June 11 2009

ObamaCare Roundup!

July 22, 2009

Death, taxes & Obamacare: Poster contest, Round Two - Michelle Malkin

Obama’s Remarks on Health-Care Bill – WSJ Blogs Washington Wire
July 21, 2009

We’ve agreed that our health reform bill will extend coverage and include unprecedented insurance protections for the American people. Under each of these bills, you won’t be denied coverage if you’ve got a preexisting medical condition. You won’t lose your health care if you change jobs, if you lose your job, or if you start a business. And you won’t lose your insurance if you get sick.

Not so fast Obama… “It’s Not An Option” IBD Editorials

It didn’t take long to run into an “uh-oh” moment when reading the House’s “health care for all Americans” bill. Right there on Page 16 is a provision making individual private medical insurance illegal.

Obama is apparently feeling the heat so…

Obama unleashes his flying monkeys – Don Surber
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Obama holds a conference call with the lefty bloggers to have them attack Republican Sen. Jim DeMint and Bill Kristol.
The president is allowed to talk to whom he wants. He talked to people with the Daily Kos and like-minded sites on Monday as he rolled out his counter-insurgency against public resistance to his takeover of the American health system — which is the best in the world when measured by actual medical procedures.


This is far from over. He has new tools to deliver his propaganda — heavy on emotion, light on details. Those tools are named Daily Kos, Think Progress, Huffington Post…

To top it off during Obama’s lefty “flying monkey” blogger conference call he admits he is not familiar with the content of the House Bill!

Morning Bell: Obama Admits He’s “Not Familiar” With House Bill

It is truly frightening that the President of the United States is pressuring Congress in an all-out media blitz to pass legislation that he flatly admits he has not read and is not familiar with. President Obama owes it to the American people to stop making promises about what his health plan will or will not do until he has read it, and can properly defend it in public, to his own supporters.

Later on Obama boasts about support from the American Medical Association (AMA)

The American Nurses Association and the American Medical Association, who represent millions of nurses and doctors who know our health care system best, have announced their support for reform.

Not such a big deal…

Increasing numbers of physicians do not see the AMA as their representatives. Less than 20 percent of physicians are AMA members and most of these physicians are not politically engaged. Furthermore, many physicians feel the organization has focused narrowly on representing physicians’ pocketbook interests while doing little to advance the patient-centered ideals that continue to drive many physicians.

Obama has the audacity to bring this up.

Time and again, we’ve heard excuses to delay and defeat reform. Time and again, the American people have suffered because people in Washington played the politics of the moment instead of putting the interests of the American people first. That’s how we ended up with premiums rising three times faster than wages. That’s how we ended up with businesses choosing between shedding benefits and shutting their doors. That’s how we’ve been burdened with runaway costs and huge gaps in coverage.

That’s the status quo. That’s what we have right now. And the American people understand that the status quo is unacceptable.

Oh really Obama? You don’t say? What about your and Harry Reid’s  votes against reform?

Interesting that the Majority Leader mentions “Greedy Insurance Companies,” because in 2006 and 2007, Sen. Reid and then-Sen. Barack Obama joined those “Greedy Insurance Companies” in opposing market-driven, freedom reforms of our health care system. Reid and Obama defended the status quo and the insurance companies by voting NO on legislation that would have created a truly national, competitive market for private health insurance, and allowed small businesses to pool their insurance plans to reduce costs and offer improved plans to their employees.

The votes

Reid/Obama voted NO on Allowing Americans the Freedom to Purchase Health Insurance Across State Lines. H.R. 976 (110th Congress, 1st Session, Roll Call 305). The Senate rejected an effort to allow Americans to purchase individual health insurance across state lines. The amendment offered by Sen. DeMint (R-SC) failed on August 2, 2007 by a vote of 37-62.

Reid/Obama voted NO on Expanding Access to Small Business Health Plans. On Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Committee Amendment (110th Congress, Session 2, Roll Call 119). The Senate rejected an effort to allow for the expansion of health care access and reduced costs through the creation of small business health plans and through modernization of the health insurance marketplace on May 11, 2006 by a vote of 55-32.

Now who is playing political games Obama? Hmm…?

And lest O and the MSM forgets. Which undoubtedly they would like U.S all to.
Obama Was Against Compulsory Health Insurance, Before He Was For It – Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion

The current Democratic House bill on health care includes fines to force people to purchase health insurance, which is consistent with Barack Obama’s current position on mandates. This type of coercion, however, was criticized by Obama during the campaign, when he attacked Hillary Clinton’s health insurance plan because Hillary’s plan mandated universal coverage through fines and other mechanisms which forced people to buy coverage:


Watch the whole video for Obama’s impassioned criticisms of plans which mandate that people purchase health insurance under threat of fine.

Throwing this in just for kicks. Charlie Rangel (D NY) has an eye opening slip of the tongue. It’s good to know my suspicions are backed up by an Obama crony. Ha!

“No one wants to tell the speaker that she’s moving too fast and they damn sure don’t want to tell the president,” Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., a key committee chairman, told a fellow lawmaker as the two walked into a closed-door meeting on Tuesday. The remark was overheard by reporters.

More fun at the expense of Democrats. Bwhahahahahaha!

Good news! We’ve finally found a member of Congress dumber than Nancy Pelosi – I Hate The Media

And the award goes to…Missouri’s Democrat Congressman Russ Carnahan for his role as Barack Obama’s pathetic bootlicking lacky.

Carnahan recently held a meeting in his home district to drum up support for ObamaCare.
Go see what the fun is all about. >>>

If  ObamaCare fails will it be Obama’s “Waterloo”?

Meanwhile, a conservative South Carolina Republican, Sen. Jim DeMint, refused Wednesday to back away from his earlier assertion that the health care overhaul will prove to be Obama’s “Waterloo.”

Obama whines about DeMint’s “Waterloo” statement. Click image to view video on YouTube.

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Is Obama royally PO'd? Or is he trying not to cry? LOL

More whining from the O.

Obama what was that about “putting the interests of the American people first.”? More like putting your presidency first.


Recall Barack Obama whining the other day how “this isn’t about me”?

“Let’s just lay everything on the table,” Grassley said. “A Democrat congressman last week told me after a conversation with the president that the president had trouble in the House of Representatives, and it wasn’t going to pass if there weren’t some changes made … and the president says, ‘You’re going to destroy my presidency.’ “

Better Obama’s presidency is destroyed than Obama’s presidency destroying the country. Not that he cares. Heh. Besides Obama is doing a fine job of destroying his presidency all by himself.

…the latest USA Today/Gallup poll finds that more Americans disapprove (50%) than approve (44%) of the way U.S. President Barack Obama is handling healthcare policy.

Update: 53% Now Oppose Congressional Health Care Reform

HopeNChange baby!


Evidently The One couldn’t agree more, and with good reason. If he can’t deliver on his centerpiece policy goal with bulletproof majorities in Congress, not only will it haunt him in 2012 but he’ll have to reconsider the public’s appetite for the whole Hopenchange/Great Society agenda.

Now that is the ‘change’ I am ‘hoping’ for!

This is the change I expected…

Obama Trying to STRONG-ARM Congressional Budget Office into Better Health Care Numbers – Yid With Lid

Our Bully-in-Chief is at it again. His new target is the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). Remember last week when the CBO testified before Congress about Obamacare being a budget buster, and how it will drive up health costs? That report was a major blow to the President’s push toward socialized medicine.

The report was truthful, but the truth does not play well in Chicago politics. In Chicago, when the numbers don’t work, you don’t change the program, you change the numbers. […]

And check this out:  Racial Preferences in the Democrats’ Health Care Bill

A nonmerit-based preference program based on an individual’s physical appearance or surname is no less a “badge of inferiority” than the one condemned in Brown v. Board of Education. Thanks to the Democrats’ racial preference program, all of the “individuals who are from underrepresented minority groups” at these medical schools and other entities, including those who deserved admission without the racial preference, will wear that badge.

My, my, my when will it end?

Hey Obama! You should have to eat your own ‘crap sandwich’. And don’t forget the ‘Mayo‘ Or maybe you should pass on the Mayo.

Suggested activism:

Socialized Medicine Is Not For America

There are 52 Democratic House members of the moderate coalition know as the “Bluedogs”. If 40 of them resist the socialized health care bills that are beginning to come down, they can be defeated.

You can help stop socialized medicine, and never leave your desk. Below are phone numbers, fax numbers and direct links to Facebook pages.

Contact list of Congressional Members
Senators of the 111th Congress contact list

Read online at Scribd: ‘‘America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009’’ House Health Care Bill

Open Wide America Like It or Not Obama Wants to Shove “Reforma” Down Your Throats
Action Alert: Contact List of Blue Dog Democrats Tell Them to Vote NO on Obama Health Care
Action Alert: Parade Magazine Says YOU (Opponents of ObamaCare) Don’t Really Exist
Class Action Lawsuit: Stimulus Act Jeopardizes Patients Privacy Rights
Full Transcript & Video: Obama’s Staged Healthcare Town Hall Meeting Annandale, Va. July 1 2009
Transcript: Obama’s “Prescription for America” June 24 2009
Tell the ObamaCare Shills at ABC News and their Advertisers How You Feel
Full Transcript: Obama Health Care Town Hall Green Bay Southwest High School June 11 2009
ObamaCare image H/T Pronk Palisades

Dare to Speak Islam versus Free Democracy and Free Enterprise

July 21, 2009

“Islam is clearly not a religion of peace. It is a framework for establishing power and conquest” – Chapter 3

Dare to Speak
Islam versus Free Democracy and Free Enterprise

By Al Bailey

Much has been written about Islam, its ethics, and its relationships with other religions. Despite this large volume of work, there appears to be something missing, something even more basic and important to people of all faiths. What is missing is a study of Islam with regard to governance, particularly regarding its relationship to what we call democracy. The goal of this book is to fill the gap by providing this investigation and presenting its findings.

Why choose this subject? Because, throughout the world, we receive starkly conflicting information about Islam. Apologists claim that Islam is a religion of peace. They also claim that our democratic traditions of religious tolerance require us to respect the freedom of Muslims to practice Islam. At the same time, we see Muslims practicing violent religious intolerance around the world. This intolerance is often against their non-Islamic neighbors, who range from Orthodox Russians to Sudanese Christians, Hindu Indians, Catholic Filipinos, and Buddhist Thais. Additionally, Muslims practice religious intolerance against each other. We hear of Sunni Muslims persecuting Shiite Muslims, Shiite Muslims persecuting Sunni Muslims, and Wahhabis persecuting everyone else.

Clearly, something is wrong with this picture. Yet many people fail to associate the violence committed by Muslims with Islam itself. They steadfastly seek alternative explanations, such as colonialism, tribal tensions, racism, and poverty. They refuse to even consider the idea that Islam may be inherently aggressive and intolerant toward other religions.

This self-deception cannot continue for long. Islam’s presence and influence is growing throughout the world, and it demands our attention. For example, Nigeria’s northern states announced their conversion to Islamic Law in 2002 by sentencing several women to death by stoning for adultery. In 2006, the entire nation of Denmark was terrorized by Muslims around the world because a mid-sized, independent Danish newspaper published some political cartoons of Muhammad.

An ever-growing cascade of violence tells us that we are approaching a time when we will have no choice but to confront two disturbing possibilities:

• Islam is fundamentally incompatible with democracy as we know it, because it opposes the individual freedoms and protections that citizens of democracies cherish.

• Muslims are in the process of using our own democratic institutions to subvert democracy and to replace democratically determined law with Islamic Law.

Before you dismiss these words as bigotry, please allow me to explain:

In the United States, we have embraced principles of tolerance and freedom that may be described as “live and let live.” Applied to religion, “live and let live” means that no one has the right to force their beliefs on others; nor may they prevent others from changing their beliefs. While Americans may not always live up to these principles, we aspire to them, and use our freedoms to correct ourselves as we progress.

Tolerance and freedom are essential parts of what we call democracy, which political theorists usually call Liberal Democracy or Western Democracy.

In Dare to Speak, this form of democracy is called Free Democracy. Religious tolerance is an essential principle we live by in the United States and throughout the Westernized world. This principle has evolved from centuries of futile religious battles that caused us to violate the very beliefs we claimed to fight for. It was codified in complete form by the Constitution of the United States, which has been an example and a beacon of hope for nations around the world. While these nations have created constitutions of their own, to serve their particular circumstances, the U.S. Constitution has remained a guiding reference for progressive thinkers everywhere. Why? Because it exemplifies a framework for governance that grants unprecedented powers and freedoms to its citizens.

In contrast, there is a part of the world where Free Democracy has not flourished, and its freedoms are not valued. Free Democracy did not evolve there, and we are discovering that it does not grow there, despite a variety of working examples in other parts of the world. This infertile soil is the House of Islam.

Why has the form of democracy we cherish failed to take root and grow in the Islamic world? Because Islam ties religion and politics together in a Gordian knot. Islam has its own body of laws, known as Shari’ah,1 and these laws sharply oppose Free Democracy. Islam and Free Democracy are as opposed to each other as Communism and Free Democracy, or Fascism and Free Democracy.

Many people refuse to consider the possibility that Islam and Free Democracy are irreconcilably opposed to each other. After all, the benefits of Free Democracy are obvious, and many Islamic nations have worked diligently to adopt it. Unfortunately, the fruits of these efforts confirm that Islam and Free Democracy do not mix. Islamic nations like Turkey, Egypt, and Algeria have histories of secular governments, but those governments have uneasy relationships with their citizens. These nations have often found themselves resorting to warlike tactics against Islamic fundamentalists to preserve themselves. In Iran, Islam’s mullahs won such a war, and they now use their authority to thwart the superficially democratic institutions they control.

What makes Islam different from other religions? Why is it hostile to Free Democracy? To put it plainly, it does not believe in “live and let live.” Devout Muslims do not feel obligated to convince others to convert to Islam through reason. Instead, the Koran encourages them to use persecution. According to the Koran,2 people of other faiths are allowed to continue in their practices only if they acknowledge that Islam is a superior religion and pay extortion money to an Islamic government in the form of special taxes.3 This exception, which is extolled by Muslims as an example of tolerance, is actually designed to grind down other religions to nothing over time. To people who are weak, or young in their faiths, this persecution raises a…

1 Also referred to as Sharia or Shariah.

2 The Koran, which is also spelled “Qu’ran” or “Quran,” is a compilation of the recitations of Muhammad, believed by Muslims to be literal words of Allah.

3 Jizyah, which is a per capita tax imposed on adult male non-Muslims living under Muslim rule.

…question: “Why pay extra taxes and accept an inferior position in society when all I have to do is convert to Islam?”

In a sense, these mercenary conversions are a saving grace. There are many Muslims in the world who are Muslim in name only. They know that if they left Islam, their Apostasy4 would be considered a capital crime. They are prisoners of their faith instead of believers. Therefore, the apparent strength of Islam can be deceptive, and many nominal Muslims are far more benevolent than Islam calls them to be.

Many of us Westerners grew up ignorant of Islam. Therefore, with few experiences to contradict our democracy-inspired beliefs, which seek to accommodate different religions, we have absorbed the notion that the world’s religions as merely different paths to the same goal. For people who still believe this, the words of this book will come as a shock, because they reveal that Islam violates this assumption. Dare to Speak will show that Islam is overtly hostile toward other religions. More importantly, it will show that Islam is overtly hostile to non-Islamic governments.

This book will also uncover the subterranean war that Muslims are currently waging against the world’s Free Democracies. It will lay out the issues, provide references to back them up, and begin to discuss the actions that Westerners can take to preserve Free Democracy for future generations.

This book quotes extensively from the Koran (a compilation of recitations that Muhammad claimed were Allah’s) and the Hadith (compilations of Muhammad’s other words and deeds), as well as recent news articles and modern religious books written by Muslims. It does so to demonstrate two key points:

1. The portions of Islamic holy scripture that carry disturbing messages are not merely stray quotes in otherwise benign books. They are essential components of Islam, and the Koran and the Hadith emphasize them repeatedly. Faithful Muslims take these messages seriously and act on them.

2. The actions of Islamic terrorists around the world are not merely the products of a few deviant minds or some splinter group; they come from the violent messages of one “eternal” source: Islamic holy scripture .

Dare to Speak will demonstrate that, as long as Islam is treated as a respectable religion, and not as a hostile political ideology bent on global domination, Islam will continue to expand and sow its seeds of terror throughout the world. If we allow this to happen, the nations that currently embrace Free Democracy may one day find themselves destitute and chaotic, with their democratic laws replaced by Islamic ones.

As you read this book, you will find many references embedded directly into the text rather than exiled to appendices or footnotes. This structure gives you direct access to the sources of Dare to Speak’s assertions, to help you view them easily and form your own conclusions.

4 The abandonment of one’s religion. While most religions frown upon Apostasy, Islam views it, in specific legal terms, as the greatest of all crimes that a Muslim can commit. It is a crime punishable by death.

If, after reading this book, you doubt its assertions, please do your own independent research. With vast resources and newspaper archives available on the Web and in libraries, your job will be easy and inexpensive. As a starting point, I highly recommend the University of Southern California’s “Compendium of Muslim Texts,” which provides on-line access to three translations of the Koran, plus a comprehensive compilation of hadiths, along with keyword search functions for all texts. You can find this site at

Please do not dismiss or pre-judge the points of this book if they disagree with what you want to believe. You have a duty to yourself and your family to understand the issues we face, so that you can respond to them appropriately. Your actions may impact your children far more than yourself.

Before moving on to the first chapter, I would like to tell you why I call this book Dare to Speak. According to Islamic Law, these writings could easily be interpreted as insulting to Islam, and to Muhammad himself. The punishment for such insults, according to Shari’ah, is severe and may include death. Therefore, by writing to you, I am truly putting my life on the line. But this is why I feel I must speak. If I was silenced by fear, it would already be too late; Islam would be in control of my life, and yours.

Chapter 1: The new Cold War
Back in the exciting days of the late ‘80s, when it became apparent that Communism had failed, and that Free Democracy held the keys to the future, Francis Fukuyama wrote a hopeful article called The End of History? which was later expanded into a book.5 As he saw it, history records the evolution of society. Through it, we have learned how primitive tribes progressed through various forms of government and economy in a series of experiments that ultimately led to a perfected structure that Fukuyama felt could no longer be improved. He believed that, while actual governments and laws may still evolve, the basic structures of modern democracy, including Free Enterprise and the fair treatment of minorities, were firmly established and needed no additions. He, and many others, believed that the battle between Communism and Free Democracy was the last great conflict of humankind. The popular image of Afghani Muslims at the time was that of courageous freedom fighters, who helped the West finally break the back of the Soviet Union. With the Cold War over, we could all look forward to pounding our swords into plowshares and cashing in on the “peace dividend.”

Only one minor problem remained: the Middle East. But Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin, and Shimon Peres 6 were having productive talks in Oslo, 7 and, in 1994, their break-through agreements won them the Nobel Peace Prize. The 1979 revolution in Iran was seen by the general public as an isolated case in an isolated country. The bombing of the Marine Barracks in Lebanon in 1984, which killed 240 Americans, was portrayed as political rather than religious, and rooted in Europe’s occupation of Ottoman territories after World War I. Somalia’s bloody rejection of U.S. aid in 1993 was blamed on inept interference in a chaotic country that the U.S. did not understand. But all those issues were mere side-shows. The main event was Peace in the Middle East. A giddy world prepared for the revelry and looked forward to giving history its final curtain call.

Unfortunately, it did not work out that way. Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated by a Jewish extremist for negotiating away too many Jewish demands. Later, the few remaining negotiating points became stumbling blocks that broke the whole deal. On September 28, 2000, Yasser Arafat declared the Intifada, 8 and Israeli-Palestinian relations fell apart.

An amazing detail in this deadly deterioration is that the area of land that broke the deal is less than 50 square miles, and most of it is barren wasteland.9 Equally amazing is the fact that no one seems willing to point out that it is absurd to rage eternally over such small stakes. Why do we ignore the apparent silliness of these people, who sacrifice thousands of lives over a small expanse of arid dirt? It might be because it is too embarrassing – we would rather think….

5 The End of History and the Last Man, by Francis Fukuyama, 1992, publisher: Penguin Books

6 At the time, Yasser Arafat was Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Yitzhak Rabin was Prime Minister of Israel, and Shimon Peres was Israel’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.

7 Capital of Norway.
8 Arabic term for “uprising.” The Intifada referred to here is more formally known as the Al Aqsa Intifada, or the Second Intifada. It refers to the uprising of Palestinians against Israel, beginning in September 2000, which began as hopes for a resolution on issues unsolved by the 1993 Oslo Accords deteriorated.

9 Apartheid Wall, by Nigel Perry, The Electronic Intifada, 2000-2002 Palestine Independent Media Center.

….that the world is being rocked to its foundations by something important. To Americans, living in a country formed by the Louisiana Purchase, the Alaska Purchase, and the Gadsden Purchase, the situation is unfathomable. If the parties involved really wanted to solve their problems, they could readily do so through some kind of purchase or land swap. There is obviously something more ominous afoot, and it has little to do with land.

Other events soon revealed that history was not going to end any time soon. They included the bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998 and the U.S.S. Cole in 2000. The United States responded but was ineffective. The country was so caught up with Bill Clinton’s trysts with Monica Lewinski that people barely noticed. Osama bin Laden was a shadowy, unknown figure who had rarely surfaced in the news before these attacks. Some cynics even viewed him as a convenient distraction from Bill Clinton’s impeachment process. After bin Laden openly declared war on the United States, the U.S. assailed him with a military fly-swatter – an ineffective cruise missile attack – and then returned to its scandals.

On September 11, 2001, everything changed. With the Twin Towers collapsing in a cloud of dust, a gash in the Pentagon billowing smoke, and Flight 93 smashing into a Pennsylvania field on its way to Washington, presumably to the White House, the United States woke up and declared its War on Terror and Osama bin Laden.

But how could Osama bin Laden, an outlaw in a remote part of the world, with only a few thousand terrorists at his disposal, strike such a devastating blow? And, how could he elude capture even to this day?

The answer is that bin Laden is not an outlaw: his actions were condoned by his Afghan host, the Taliban. And, despite his apparent outlaw reputation among most Islamic governments, he was considered by many citizens of those governments to be a combination of Robin Hood and spiritual leader. These people saw him, and still see him, as a hero for declaring Jihad 10 against the Infidel West, and they cheer his tirades against the United States.

The alarming truth is that the only thing that can keep Osama bin Laden at large while a $25 million dollar reward hangs over his head is the intense loyalty of a vast multitude of Muslims.

1. A Muslim holy war or spiritual struggle against infidels.
2. A crusade or struggle. – The American Heritage Dictionary, Fourth Edition, ed. Joseph P. Pickett, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.

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Hizb ut-Tahrir: Spread Islam or Die Trying

The Enemy Has Breached The Gates

Also see: American Jihad: The Terrorists Living Among Us- Steven Emerson