September 23, 2014
ISIL 'Not Islamic'?Topics: Understanding Islam
Many Americans are scratching their heads and wondering exactly on what basis did the president of the United States declare the a group of Muslims that calls itself 'Islamic State' is "not Islamic"?
[...] The fact is that a study of Islamic history could not lead any fair-minded individual to conclude that all these Muslims and Islamic groups are "not Islamic." Neither Islamic history, which, from its origins, offered vast numbers of people a choice between Islam and death, nor Islam as reflected in its greatest works, would lead one to draw that conclusion.Read the whole thing HERE.
Killing "unbelievers" has been part of -- of course not all of -- Islam since its inception. Within 10 years of Muhammad's death Muslims had conquered and violently converted whole peoples from Iran to Egypt and from Yemen to Syria. Muslims have offered conquered people death or conversion since that time.
[...] If the president feels he has to obfuscate for the sake of gaining Muslim allies, so be it. But the rest of us don't have to make believe what he said is true."
Yep, ISIL is indeed ISLAMIC, and needless to say the time has come to stop pussy-footing around and defeat radical Islam once and for all ... every damned one of the plethora of radical ISLAMIC groups. Last night's strike was a meager beginning. The question now is whether or not Obama was just making politically-motivated decision to enhance the Democrats in November or was it actually just the beginning of a genuine war on radical Islam that we must undertake and win. What happens over the next few months will likely reveal his true intent. We can only hope that he's, for once, acting in the interest of the security of our nation rather than partisan politics.
One more thing. Just does anyone other than Obama actually believe that ISIL can be defeated without U.S. ground forces? Retired Marine General James Conway summed it up best when he said that the president's plan hasn't a snowball's chance in hell of succeeding,
Posted by Hyscience at September 23, 2014 2:27 PM
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