What We are Seeing in the Streets and on Campuses is not Fringe…

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Like most Americans, I was of course shocked by the vicious inhumanity that the cowardly terrorist group Hamas carried out in Israel three weeks ago. Unfortunately, organized evil is neither unique nor surprising. The Nazis were equally evil across Europe, as were the Japanese at Nanking and Stalin with Ukraine, and Mao with his people. Sadly, evil happens, devils exist and thankfully they are rarely celebrated.

But rarely doesn’t mean never, and the most shocking thing was not the evil perpetrated, but rather the extraordinary support it has received. Not only is Hamas’s evil finding exuberant support in places like Iran and Qatar where you might expect it, but there were tens of thousands of Muslims – and their liberal comrades – in places like New York, Detroit, and Washington out en masse vocally demonstrating their support for these monsters.  And it wasn’t just on the streets, in places like Harvard and Yale and NYU you had students and professors and organizations blaming Israel for Hamas’s inhumanity.  Even as the full extent of the carnage emerged, days after the world was able to see the barbarity of what the savages carried out, the rallies in support not only didn’t diminish, but they seemed to grow.  I couldn’t help but wonder what that portends for our future.

As an American, I shook my head, stunned as I watched the scenes play out. I wondered how so many people, with smiles on their nonhidden faces, could cheer such evil.  How supposedly intelligent people could put their names in support of such barbarism?  My reaction to a few posts on Twitter was “Send them to Gaza”. Not that it was going to happen, but it’s one thing to cheer the beheading of babies and raping of women from five thousand miles away, it’s another thing to do so when there’s a realistic possibility of the IDF ending you.

Of course, that’s not going to happen, but then I wondered to myself, what is wrong with these people and why are they allowed to do this? Before the words even formed in my head I answered my own question:  Free speech… that extraordinary thing we have which most Muslim countries don’t.

All of that led my brain to a quote that is often falsely attributed to Winston Churchill:  “When Muslims are in the minority they are very concerned with minority rights when they are in the majority there are no minority rights.” The British Bulldog may not have said that, but a look at a map of nations with Sharia law suggests the reality of it.

“But we don’t live in one of those countries” you might say, “these people are just fringe wackos.” Not so much. A 2015 poll of Muslims in America showed the following: “More than half (51%) of U.S. Muslims polled also believe either that they should have the choice of American or shariah courts, or that they should have their own tribunals to apply shariah. Only 39% of those polled said that Muslims in the U.S. should be subject to American courts.” It also found “nearly a quarter of the Muslims polled believed that, ‘It is legitimate to use violence to punish those who give offense to Islam by, for example, portraying the prophet Mohammed.’” and “Nearly one-fifth of Muslim respondents said that the use of violence in the United States is justified to make shariah the law of the land in this country.” Anyone watching the thousands of protesters in Atlanta, Chicago, and Tampa could easily see that it’s likely the numbers listed above have only grown worse – from a free republic’s perspective.

Now, support for Sharia doesn’t necessarily equate to support for the actions Hamas took last week, but a Venn Diagram would likely demonstrate a great deal of overlap.

But then you say, “Muslims are barely 1% of the population, this can’t be a threat.” Maybe, but think about this: trans people are far fewer yet today we find ourselves amid national fights about bathrooms, sports, and the “medical” butchering of children. Interestingly, most of the people who support the LBGTQXYZ123 agenda also support “Palestine”, where many would likely be thrown off the top of buildings were they to go there.

So the question becomes, how does a pluralistic, secular state that puts value on individual liberty deal with vile ideas that are repugnant to the basic elements of the culture and those who espouse them? Is the Constitution a suicide pact that allows those who object to its foundational principles to use the document’s freedoms to take power to eliminate it?

In his autobiography, Malcolm X talks about being invited to speak at Harvard and other prestigious universities, at the time he was spewing much of his pre- enlightened anti-white racist venom. He marvels that while he was invited to speak and said things that most of the audience disagreed with, they were always courteous and usually engaged in a healthy, respectful dialogue. Contrast that with today’s conservative speakers such as Heather MacDonald, Ann Coulter, or Ben Shapiro who have had events canceled or found themselves drowned out and threatened by leftists who equate speech they don’t like with violence. Not surprisingly, a recent poll showed that 66% of college students find this acceptable while another showed that 65% of Democrats supported censoring “misinformation”.

Now, maybe this vile and public championing of hate will be a tipping point where the Democrat coalition fractures as the various victim classes it has nurtured twist themselves into pretzels trying to be good team players. I doubt it, because Democrats in toto hate America, hate freedom and most of all hate Donald Trump & MAGA and put power above everything else.

Nonetheless, what we saw over the last week causes one to stand up and take notice of those who would use our freedoms to end them for everyone else. The adage of “One man, one vote, one time.” refers to the idea of someone or some group using the democratic norms of a nation to win an election and then use that victory to eviscerate freedom. Think Hitler in Germany, Chavez in Venezuela, or Erdogan in Turkey. If we’ve learned anything since the reign of Barack Obama it’s that America is not immune to the danger of political parties weaponizing government for their own purposes. Given that the people cheering on the butchers of Hamas are a core part of the Democrat coalition, we should not be too quick to dismiss them as fringe… we could all live to regret it.

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Useful Idiots every place has its bands of useful idiots

This is the product of the radical left. These views are counter to American principles. hillary said MAGA needed to be deprogrammed, she was wrong. These hooligans are a threat to the very way of life for “normal” Americans.

Our task and purpose must be to first and foremost, defend America and then to put America always first. The border must be immediately closed and massive deportations must begin to send these unwanted aliens back to whatever shithole they came from.

It might be less than 1% of the population but that population amasses in small concentrations.
Already, in those areas, the “call to prayer,” 5 times a day breaks laws about noise pollution and is tolerated.
Already judges allow women to be taken to a Sharia court where their right not to be beaten is non-existent.
In Europe we watched as “no-go zones,” grew from a couple of places to entire cities and areas of some countries.
These useful idiots of the “free Palestine” movement would be thrown off roofs, forcibly married, enslaved, etc., were Sharia to ever take hold here.
If some of these dummies think they can just “wear the uniform, and say the words,” they delude themselves.
Morality police include your neighbors, your friends, even a family member.
You don’t have privacy in Islam.

The Guardian has proof I’m right and these dumb lefties are wrong.
Here’s video of a self-styled “morality policeman” slamming a large paving stone into a woman’s head just because she isn’t veiled!
She has her hair covered, but that’s not enough.
With Islam, your debasement is NEVER enough.
“Wearing the uniform and speaking the words” is just the start of slavery to Muslims.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/horrifying-moment-man-hurls-paving-31285031

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“… we could all live to regret it.” The sane amongst us are regretting at this moment. It is occurring not only where moslem presence exists; wherever hatred and ignorance has been fostered and encouraged.

In white suburban communities, schools are ‘tolerating’ posterizing the current war as examples of their DEI policies. Metro areas are already lost to the ‘corrective collective titles’ of Colonization, Indigenous rights and oppression. Those under 30 are the easiest to influence and schools and the media have found fertile, ignorant vessels that are easily suborned under the debauched justice and mendacity in the media.

The last three decades of progressiveness enabled this catastrophe of the failure and wreckage of the American conscience.we are seeing play out in this decade.

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As an American, I shook my head, stunned as I watched the scenes play out. I wondered how so many people, with smiles on their nonhidden faces, could cheer such evil. 

These are the people who think burning down a random business is “free speech” and an acceptable response to any unrelated incident that happens anywhere. These are the people who think it’s OK to assault someone if they don’t share your ideology, verse by verse. These are the people that think murdering a baby is “health care”. These are the people who believe sexually abusing children is normal. These people are inhumane and, thus, inhuman. The worst brings out the worst in them.

But these aren’t the practitioners of the “religion of peace”; these are people who despise anyone that practices religion. They don’t believe religion should play a part in government or to guide your life. Yet, they can get behind a religion that says destroy Jews, no matter what, even if it takes beheading babies.

Because they’ve been to college.

These are the outspoken part of the Democrat party, but they speak for the rest.