Salman Rushdie was knighted by the Queen of England. Rushdie's book, The Satanic Verses, drew a death order from Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini in 1989, ordering Muslims to kill the author because his novel "The Satanic Verses" allegedly insulted Islam.
How is the "Religion of Peace" responding?
With violence, of course.
This brings up an oft mentioned point here at Political Pistachio. The markers are clear. The Jihadists are unjust, and their mandate is to spread and infect nations around the world with their ideology. Liberals refuse to accept that an Islamic State that supports terror in any way is by definition evil and oppressive. The Islamists are watching us, and they see weakness in Congress's position of defeat. They will expand, as they have already in Gaza, while our guard is down.
The Jihadists will not tolerate Rushdie being knighted, much less his book continuing to be distributed. Yet, we are supposed to look the other way when the Islamists commit human rights atrocities against Jews and Christians.
The liberal left refuses to believe that this is a struggle of good versus evil. As unpolitically correct as it is to say, we have the better society, the better values, and the enemy desires to kill us because of what we represent. They have said so over and over. Jihadists are now poised to take over Pakistan (a nuclear nation) and Iran is working on gaining nuclear weapons.
Let me repeat: They have told us straight out that they wish to destroy us!
I had a fascinating conversation with someone not too long ago who exercised the ghosts of Fahrenheit 911 by Michael Moore. He proclaimed, based on what he learned (I use the word loosely) in the first 20 minutes of Moore's film. In a nut shell, he proclaimed that Bush allowed 9/11 to happen for his own financial interests.
Okay, let's say, hypothetically, that this was true. How much worse is it, then, with all of the signs pointing toward it, that the Democrats are not only allowing the next World War to commence, but is actually enabling it with their agenda of denial?
Let me state this clearly. We did not ask for the Jihad, it was put upon us. We did not volunteer to go to war, the Islamists proclaimed it upon us. Iraq is not a war, it is a battle of the much larger War on Terror. And if we don't do what it takes to defend ourselves, the Jihad will come again to America, and we will be defeated.
There is a liberal blogger that blogs about me regularly. He calls me nuts because I believe that it is a strong possibility that Jihad will return to America if we don't seal the border and continue to be on the offensive against Islamic Terror. And if we are hit, it will be these same liberals that will cry out why the president didn't do what it took to protect us. Understand, we are at war. Your civil rights are not being violated because the lines are longer at the airport, and because conservatives believe that breaking the law by crossing the border without permission should be stopped. During wartime profiling and extra security measures are necessary!
Why is this so hard for the left to understand?
Believe me when I say that if we do nothing, we will be attacked. If we take a defensive posture, we will be defeated. Yes, the greatest nation in the world can fall to the tyranny of Islam if we allow it. We must stand strong, united, and one nation under God!
And when the Jihad arrives, the liberals will be in shock. "How could the Islamists do such a thing?" they will ask.
Islam has a horrific history of violence. Their record for mass murder and atrocities is well-known and documented. Yet, liberalism will be surprised when Islamists once again show their capacity for evil.
Islamic Jihadists represent everything that America hates: Tyranny, agression, and a view that their ideology justifies virtually any action they take, no matter how ruthless and inhumane, to achieve its ends.
Libralism's naive approach to ignore the hostile nature of our Jihadist enemy, and the feeble attempt to negotiate and tame them with loving kindness, will enable the enemy to destroy us. Words are fine. Negotiations can only go so far. In the end, it is also necessary to "act." This is more than a war like the one we fought against Nazi Germany. This is a war that requires standing for the truth, and confronting evil. The purpose of Islamism is to destroy democracy, Israel, and Christianity. It is the goal of the Jihadists to convert the world into an Islamic Superstate. It doesn't matter whether or not you believe the Jihadists are truly capable of carrying out their agenda. We mustn't allow them to spread their terror any further. We must fight this enemy so that our children can inherit a free America, flourishing without the oppression of Islam, and unshackled by the burdens of big government.
I have faith in freedom. I have a passionate contempt for anyone that desires to destroy my nation. I believe that nobody has the right to commit any crime, lie, or cheat. That goes double for the illegal aliens and Islam.