Back in 2008, I posted a blog on my MySpace page about Islam’s use of our own culture to beat us down. That was what started it all: Steve, Philip and I became buddies and the world has never been the same since (well…at least for about two-hundred-odd people who read us!).
Today, in light of the most recent goings-on, I decided it’s time to write another one. Ibrahim Hooper, head of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, came out swinging today, accusing CPAC of engaging in “Muslim-bashing” during their conference. So it’s time for those of us who understand what’s going on to stand and be counted.
On April 18, 1983, a stolen truck drove into the driveway/breezeway area of the US Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. Shortly thereafter it exploded. 63 were killed, including 17 Americans. Immediately afterward an anonymous call was placed to a news agency placing blame with Islamic Jihad, a wing of Hezbollah funded by Iran. The caller stated that the Muslim organization was striking imperialist nations all over the world.
If believing that this was less an attack on Americans in Lebanon than an attack on Americans by Muslims, then yes, I am islamophobic.
On October 23 of the same year, a suicide bomber driving a yellow delivery truck crashed through the outer gate and into the lobby of the US Marine Corps barracks at the Beirut airport. The bomber, upon coming to a stop, detonated the bomb inside, killing a total of 241 American Marines, Sailors and Soldiers. The rescue operation took days and workers had to dodge sniper fire. Several claimed responsibility but again, Islamic Jihad came out on top.
If believing that this was also more of an attack on Americans by Muslims, then yes, I am Islamophobic.
On June 14, 1985, TWA flight 847 was hijacked by Lebanese Muslims demanding the release of more than 750 Lebanese prisoners in Israel. Seven passengers believed to be Jewish were taken off the flight and shipped to Beirut. On the second day of the hijacking, US Navy Seabee Diver Robert Stethem was beaten to death and dumped onto the tarmac so the world would know the terrorists were serious. The standoff lasted for two weeks while the plane’s electrical system failed, heat in the cabin became stifling and the lavatory could no longer be used. In 1997 one of the at-large hijackers was arrested and tried in Germany after smuggling liquid explosives. He was sentenced to life in prison but the gutless Europeans released the bastard in 2005 to Lebanon.
If believing that this act was Islamic terrorism growing into something worse, then yes, I am Islamophobic.
On December 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland. All 259 souls on board along with 11 innocents on the ground died. During the days following the attack it was revealed that a number of European countries had been warned that an attack was being planned against Americans in an effort to sabotage peace talks between US officials and members of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO). Libyan national Abdelbaset Ali Al-Megrahi was arrested, tried and convicted. Despite multiple claims and conspiracy theories about his guilt every Scottish and British court has upheld his conviction. Last year, he was released on “compassionate grounds” after being diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer; he received a hero’s welcome in Libya and immediately disappeared.
If believing that Megrahi should have died in prison makes me so, then yes, I am Islamophobic.
After a slew of attacks on Americans all over the world during Bill Clinton’s joke of an administration – including the 1993 WTC truck bombing – on October 12, 2000, the USS Cole was entering the Port of Adan in Yemen when a small boat approached. Due to the rules of engagement, suspicious commanders refused to allow sailors on deck to open fire when the boat failed to stop. It exploded, blowing a massive gash into the port side of the Cole’s hull. 17 sailors died in the attack. Clinton took no action despite mounting intelligence that this attack, as well as all prior attacks during the Clinton years, had been engineered and funded by Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda. Yemen arrested three of those accused of plotting the bombing then allowed them to escape and have not lifted a finger since to recapture them.
If believing this was a flashing neon sign that Islam was already at war with America, then yes – I am Islamophobic.
For all the years of his service in the US Army as a psychiatrist, Nidal Malik Hasan made no secret what his religious views were and how those views shaped his behavior. He spoke openly during classes, berated soldier patients, did a presentation on Islam and Muslims in America, even had “SoA” on his business card: “Soldiers of Allah.” Even when the signs became obvious and his extremism was being called out by fellow officers in class, nobody clued in. On November 5 of last year, Hasan walked into the SRPC at Fort Hood, Texas, sat down, bowed his head, then jumped onto a table and screamed, “Allahu Akbar!” while firing on droves of unarmed soldiers. Before the 13 dead were even cold, liberals and Muslim apologists alike started defending Hasan and immediately and forcefully attacked any person willing to call it for what it was. The media whitewashed the event and there was no mention whatsoever of Hasan’s Islamic fundamentalism and contact with radical cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki prior to the shootings.
13 soldiers died in the Fort Hood attack and still, CAIR is trying to blame the massacre on Hasan’s pending deployment. Liberals are kowtowing to CAIR by marching to their extremist, Taqiyya-led beat. Janet Napolitano wasted no time in coming out and saying that Hasan’s actions were “individual,” and that “anti-Muslim sentiment should not emanate from this.” She said that Hasan doesn’t represent the Muslim faith.
Well…if believing that, following history, Hasan does represent the majority of Muslims worldwide, if believing that Rifqa Bary would have died at her father’s hands if she’d been forced to return to his home, if believing that the underwear bomber meant to carry out jihad, and if believing that Ibrahim Hooper and his CAIR jihadists are using sharia principles and our own culture to wear us down so that Muslims can continue with their murder of Americans while the Democrats bow down…
Then yes, I am STILL Islamophobic. I only have one thing to say to you who think you’ll take America down: