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Breaking through the
myth of ´Islamophobia´

Washington Examiner, by Jed Babbin

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Posted By:Judy W., 7/10/2014 8:01:57 AM

Ever since President George W. Bush said “Islam is peace” on Sept. 17, 2001, it has been politically shielded from any debate about its effects on its adherents or on the rest of the world. Muslim nations and pressure groups such as the Council on American-Islamic Relations have used political correctness as a weapon to punish anyone who dared to begin any debate on Islam by calling them “Islamophobes,” an accusation of racism. That era was ended by the lead editorial in the July 5 edition of The Economist, the prominent liberal British news magazine. Titled “The Tragedy of the Arabs,”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 7/10/2014 8:13:58 AM     (No. 9918027)

"Phobia: a persistent fear of an object or situation in which the sufferer commits to great lengths in avoiding, typically disproportional to the actual danger"

There is nothing irrational about fearing Islam. The rational person realizes that Islam is a lethal danger to the civilized world. Probably the greatest danger the world has ever faced.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lakerman1, 7/10/2014 8:17:10 AM     (No. 9918037)

Now some nutso imam (pardon the redundancy) will issue a fatwa against the Economist, and some equally nutso muslims will try to blow it up.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bugboy, 7/10/2014 9:21:52 AM     (No. 9918133)

How can a proven fact, written in their own literature, spoken almost daily by their clerics be a phobia?

If you do not embrace Islam, if you do not agree with Islam, if you believe in Christ, if you are a Jew, if you do not 100% accept what Islam represents then you will/are marked for death.

That is not a phobia that is the truth as spoken, written, preached by Islam.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ru4us, 7/10/2014 9:42:28 AM     (No. 9918163)

Just think what a wonderful world this would be, had the progressive geniuses at the time, come up with naziphobia or nippophobia. We are marketing ourselves to destruction with childish jingles and cliches. How cute will the citizens think it is when they are lining up for the boxcars?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Brittany, 7/10/2014 10:16:23 AM     (No. 9918211)

Wish that I could remember the place I saw this idea: Islam has had a reformation but not like that of the Protestant Reformation. They have read their Korans and returned the original theme of Islam which is the destruction or enslavement of all non-Muslims. Muslims who do not realize this are not accepting the new reality of their religion and quit it or at least quit defending it are in denial.

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