On Wednesday, Drummer Lee Rigby of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, a man who had served Queen and country honorably in the hell of Helmand Province in Afghanistan, emerged from his barracks on Wellington Street, named after the Duke thereof, in southeast London. Minutes later, he was hacked to death in broad daylight and in full view of onlookers by two men with machetes who crowed "Allahu Akbar!" as they dumped his carcass in the middle of the street like so much roadkill. As grotesque as this act of savagery was, the aftermath was even more unsettling
In all fairness to the bystanders, if they had so much as shouted at or attempted to restrain the attackers, they would have been mercilessly attacked by the so called leaders and crucified by the PCPress for not celebrating diversity, and being called bigots for misunderstanding the hi-jinks of diverse youth. Remember, this is a country that has jailed people for daring to attack invaders in their own homes.
As individual freedom is destroyed, both gradually and immediately, Muslims will fill the void. We have become a Western society that believes in nothing, holds nothing dear, and will sacrifice freedom for security. The multicultural progressives think they can make deals with Muslims. Unfortunately, the progressive bargaining chip, other people´s money, will not work with these people. Neither will platitudes of passivity that call for understanding and tolerance. The radical Muslims are not understanding and are intolerant. The bottom line is that THEY DON´T CARE HOW YOU FEEL! If you don´t feel and think like them, then you are dead.
This is what our children and grandchildren have to contend with as the POTUS unilaterally declares the war on terror over. God help our future.
I agree with Steyn of course... where are the fighters that would say "LET´S ROLL?" A couple of brave women try to help but can´t overpower these guys. I would even understand running away from the maniacs more than I can comprehend standing or sitting there looking at them and taking pictures. Insane. Well-trained. Don´t DO anything.
If the Muslims in London had made the mistake to kill an American soldier on any street in my fair state of Texas, I reckon they´d be picking up his sorry carcass in protective gear to avoid lead poisoning from all the bullets in his hide
In the disarmed US states and in the UK, a man with a knife is the master. There are many of us in the free states of America that are armed and would not stand for this. Hoping for infinite and eternal good will from every person you will ever meet not a sane plan.
How is is possible that the press and politicians continue to defend this vicious, barbaric, death cult as "the religion of peace" when the facts say otherwise, again and again?
Who will you believe, the bloody corpses and crying mothers, wives and children or the press and politicians?
Brits still have the right stuff, if in diminishing volume.
I would bet that a number of men who were thinking about taking those 2 muzzie nutbars on were at that scene held back by concern about how the police and media would destroy them for any act of bravery beyond the womanly role of nurturing the dying.
Will Briton now have a month long government investigation on banning knives and cleavers? You know people don´t kill but knives and cleavers do (oh yes and pressure cookers). How were these peaceful muslims (there I said it) hurt in a gun fight??? Hurt?? Gun ??
This passivity set the tone for what followed. In London as in Boston, the politico-media class immediately lapsed into the pneumatic multiculti Tourette´s that seems to be a chronic side-effect of excess diversity-celebrating: No Islam to see here, nothing to do with Islam, all these body parts in the street are a deplorable misinterpretation of Islam. The BBC´s Nick Robinson accidentally described the men as being "of Muslim appearance," but quickly walked it back lest impressionable types get the idea that there´s anything "of Muslim appearance" about a guy waving a machete and saying "Allahu Akbar."
And Ft. Hood Major Hasan of "workplace violence" fame, has received $278,000 salary in the three-and-a-half years since he got arrested. Talk about blindness.
Of course, Hasan´s workplace violence also had nothing to do with Islam, just a bastardization of it.
Guns would be best #6, but if you don´t have guns, why not use ordinary objects as weapons to try to stop the murders? What kind of people were these bystanders? Has our "entertainmnent" really taught us that murder is amusing? Why weren´t those animals torn limb from limb by the crowd after such an act? Was the crowd rooting them on?
Have we come to the point where it´s too late to defend ourselves? Are we walking meekly to slaughter?
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O.S. Banker, 5/25/2013 9:30:08 AM (No. 9344886)
As usual, Steyn nails it. As usual our the LSM will poo-poo his observations if they acknowledge them at all. As usual our politicians will tisk-tisk our concerns that our tolerance is getting us killed.
What to do? 1) Practice concealed carry, always. 2) Remember the old adage that it is better to be judged by twelve than carried by six. 3) Avoid those areas where you are not allowed the security of self protection. 4) If you have to go to Britain, consider the benefits of a stylish walking stick.
#17 From the link I posted in #16: While it is well known that Brits cannot carry guns, a lesser known law prohibits any subject of the Queen from carrying a knife of consequence, pepper spray or a stun gun.
The fact that it took the police 20 minutes to even arrive on he scene is beyond comprehension. Also that the murderers hung around and waited for them, knowing that Britain has no death penalty and that they probably will get little jail time.
Forgive me if I spell her name wrong here, but I seem to recall a famous murder in NYC of a woman named Kitty Genovese. The people in her apartment building totally ignored her being murdered, closing their curtains and turning up the TV volume. Any Country that disarms their citizens can count on monsters like these 2 muslims popping up like a noxious weed to do harm.
The late Kings of England must be twirling in their tombs at what the great nation of Britain has allowed herself to become.
Actually #8, disarmed is a state of mind. There was lunatic with a knife in a college north of Houston in the April randomly attacking individuals in the hall. A number of unarmed citizens sprinted after the shooter passing the armed security guard in pursuit. They tackled and restrained the suspect until the guard and backup could arrive.
I was so outraged at Obama´s anti-terror speech because his idea of a good defense is to give terrorists a public forum to gloat and to scrupulously defend the civil liberties of American Muslims. Prevention and immediate armed response are completely missing in the plan.
Wake up Britian. You´ve lost your soul as a nation. Unless you enforce hardball tactics in dealing with these subhumans, you´re culture is doomed.
I pray we can get back on the right track after Obama and not be afraid to stand up to terrorists. We need to put some teeth into law enforcement go hard on all terrorist, home grown or foreign. I would also like to see them repeal the Miranda rights rule. Liberalism is destroying the world and it needs to be dealt with.
All those people and cars, why not run the savages over, or use their tire irons on them? All it might take is one person to rally the bystanders. I would have tried something, anything for this brave soldier.
If it had been Prince Harry walking down the street in his military uniform, the reaction of the British government might have been different. When Britain had an empire they stated that anyone who wanted to could emigrate from their country to Merry Olde England. What´s our excuse?
In the meantime, on this side of the Pond our President is a cross between a Muslim and a Communist who was educated in a Madrassa in Indonesia and finds the evening call to prayers in ancient Arabic one of the nicest sounds on Earth. His middle name is Hussein and the American People in their wisdom voted for him.
I have seen the video of this at least 3 or 4 times. Steyn so nails it when he describes the killers as "remarkably urbane savages". That was the exact thought, though not so eloquently expressed, running in my head as I watched. Cognitive dissonance. A few words, spoken with a British accent, by a killer holding a cleaver and knife in his bloody red hands, who then calmly loped off across the road like an ape looking for another banana. How I wish the responding officers had just blown the monster´s head off.
While we all sit back and reflect on the MILLIONS of American (and British) troops who DIED to give us all Freedom, we are then forced to be witnesses to this heinous act by some sub-human POSs who are literally a waste of oxygen.
This merely points out that the fight for Freedom is never really over. We currently have an enemy (other than our own president and his administration) that has infiltrated our very communities.
Britain is now finished. They can never recover. WE, on the other hand, need to start playing "Cowboys & Muslims". And that´s a fact.
Sir Steyn reports, and eloquently comments on, the details of this barbaric act...and our stomachs churn all over again. Don´t chide them; we are the (native) Brits.
#14: A most excellent post! Is not the picture of Chris Stevens raped and brutalized body being paraded in front of the cameras still fresh in our helpless American minds?
#28: The prolonged murder of Kitty Genovese in 1964 led to a lot of research and confirmation of the phenomenon called "bystander apathy" (which Wikipedia has now PC bastardized into "bystander effect"). What the good people of Woolwich did was beyond apathy; it is closer to abetting, or the special Roman circus thrill of watching lions tear a Christian apart.
#39: Totally on the mark, especially your last para.
At one in ten, the good guys still surround them, at least for now. The day is coming for a little "sombra negra" action. Look them up. The vigilance committee in other words. You know who they are, you know what to do.....
Before we get all judgmental, lets remember that these people in England have grown up without our "right to bear arms". So not jumping in the middle of a machete fight with no weapon in hand is self preservation instinct, unless you have about 10 big guys to help you attack the guy with the very sharp object and the bloody hands.
What the U.S. and the U.K can learn from both this and Boston is quite simple. If a person is on a watch list, let us all watch them getting kicked out of the country they hate!!!
#24 is correct - if you don´t have a gun, look for some implement that you can hit with. A two by four would be helpful, or throw bricks if you are around a construction site. To not fight back in some form is to be a zombie
Note: UK law - you can not have on your person any object that can be used as a weapon. Knifes - 3in or less, no lock blades. Any thing that your might defend your selves with would get you 4 years in prison and 50,000. fine. If your are carrying your work tools home from work and get stopped - You will go before a magistrate and he/she will decide if carrying your tools was necessary. Fight for our 2nd Amendment Rights do not give up your guns.
Sadly there are those on the Left that believe if there where no guns, that outlaws would stop being outlaws. The Left refuses to see that the gun dose not shoot it´s self, that a finger must be on the trigger and then that individual must make a decision. This murder in London shows what happens to an unarmed and coward-ed society.
If this had happened in America, in any state with concealed carry permits, I´d bet the outcome would have been different. Rigby would have gone home to his family and the Muslim perp would have been a chalk outline on the sidewalk.
Perhaps they are getting flouride put in their water too...only thing I can use to explain Americans tolerating and electing Hussein...
Charles Elliot Perkins, research scientist sent by the US government to take charge of I.G. Farben chemical plants in Germany discovered that ” The real purpose behind water fluoridation is to reduce the resistance of the masses to domination, control and loss of liberty.” In his report to the Lee Foundation for Nutritional Research in October of 1954, he said, “Repeated doses of infinitesimal amounts of fluoride will in time reduce an individual’s power to resist domination, by slowly poisoning and narcotizing a certain area of the brain, thus making him submissive to the will of those who wish to govern him.”
Prozac This is why Fluorides are a key ingredient of Prozac and many other psychiatric drugs. Prozac, scientific name Fluoxetine, is 94% fluoride.
Toxicologist Phyllis Mullenix demonstrated in the mid-1980´s that rats given fluoride as youngsters or adults became passive, underactive and lethargic.
Who is behind the push to get fluoride in our water systems? Special interest groups who want a convenient way to dump an industrial waste product.
And who wants to ingest an industrial waste product? Dr. Charles Gordon Heyd, Past President of the American Medical Association said: “I am appalled at the prospect of using water as a vehicle for drugs. Fluoride is a corrosive poison that will produce serious effects on a long- term basis. Any attempt to use water this way is deplorable.”
“I say this in all earnestness and sincerity of a scientist who has spent nearly 20 years research into the chemistry, biochemistry, physiology and pathology of fluorides. Any person who drinks artificially fluoridated water for a period of one year or more will never again be the same person.” Charles Elliot Perkins,
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