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An attack on a Kenyan mall kills more than 60. A series of bombings kills more than 90 in Iraq. Three military and security posts are attacked by al-Qaida in Yemen, killing nearly 40. Suicide bombers kill more than 80 in an attack on a church in Pakistan.

That’s militant Islam’s résumé from just the past few days.

This is what happens when a religion, particularly a virulent strain of one, also becomes a political set of beliefs.

And this is the beauty of America’s First Amendment, which prohibits the use of religion for political tyranny.

Despite Barack Obama’s repeated entreaties to the Muslim world, despite his administration’s disavowal of a
“war on terror,” and despite the American media’s rampant and dangerous political correctness, it’s impossible to ignore that radical Islam is at war with the world.

The world may have fooled itself into thinking this decades-long war was against the United States or Israel. But notice the war’s front lines above: Kenya, Iraq, Yemen, Pakistan.

How much carnage will have to befall every race, nationality and religion before the world acknowledges the problem and unites against it?

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Riverman1
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Riverman1 09/24/13 - 03:46 am
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We Missed An Opportunity

Way back after 9-11, when we decided to bomb Afghanistan to begin that war, we missed a golden opportunity. The Taliban filled a former soccer stadium with 50,000 supporters chanting down with America. We should have dropped a bomb by parachute into the middle of the stadium with a neon sign in the design of a pig so that would be the last thing they saw before the bomb detonated and the neon pig melted with the colored gas rising up.

carcraft
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carcraft 09/24/13 - 04:00 am
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I think it is Bush's fault,

I think it is Bush's fault, the terrorists needed hug and Bush bombed them. If only Bush had gone to Egypt and apologized and mentioned the fact that Muslims helped found America all would have been well! The editorial did fail to mention that they are active in Libya to...

soapy_725
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soapy_725 09/24/13 - 04:46 am
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Obama's birthplace has his anger. Chicago has his anger.
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Obama's birthplace has his anger. Chicago has his anger.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 09/24/13 - 04:47 am
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Rahm Emanuel & marshall law. Military in the streets w/AR15's
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Rahm Emanuel & marshall law. Military in the streets w/AR15's

soapy_725
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soapy_725 09/24/13 - 04:48 am
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Chicago needs another community organizer. An M1A1 Tank?
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Chicago needs another community organizer. An M1A1 Tank?

soapy_725
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soapy_725 09/24/13 - 04:50 am
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CNN calling the National Guard the "militia". Watch closely
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folks. We are turning another corner is loss of personal freedom.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 09/24/13 - 04:52 am
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We are a third world county. Masquerading as an angel of light.
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We are a third world county. Masquerading as an angel of light.

myfather15
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myfather15 09/24/13 - 05:04 am
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It is STILL against Israel

It is STILL against Israel and the United States, don't fool yourself on that. They are taking over Countries who have HISTORICALLY been Israel-neutral; or basically Countries who won't support an all out attack on Israel.

These people are much smarter than you think. They want to take over EVERY Country sharing a border with Israel and they are VERY close with this goal. Then, they must take over or put-in-fear, every Country CLOSE to these Countries, where the United States could launch and attack from. They want these Countries AFRAID to help Israel and the United States, afraid to let them stage there, for attacks.

They are also trying to take control of the Mediterranean Sea, by taking many of the Countries around it. Trust me, these guys are brilliant in their plan!! They are subliminally taking all the Countries under the disguise of a democratic "Revolution". WE are either absolutely too stupid to see it, OR we know it and don't care; because we are actually helping them!!

ymnbde
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ymnbde 09/24/13 - 05:17 am
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despite? Despite? hmmm...

maybe the correct word is "because"
"(Because of) Barack Obama’s repeated entreaties to the Muslim world, (because of) his administration’s disavowal of a “war on terror,” and (because of) the American media’s rampant and dangerous political correctness...

Truth Matters
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Truth Matters 09/24/13 - 05:47 am
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The echo chamber is alive and

The echo chamber is alive and well today.
Good morning anyway.

harley_52
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harley_52 09/24/13 - 06:01 am
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Much Of The World...

...refuses to admit the problem. Islam.

In America, political correctness so rules our lives that we are ridiculed and cursed as "bigots" if we dare speak the truth. The truth is not hard to find, but you must be open minded to find it. We are not open minded.

Much of our problem is our Education system. Liberals who run the system have decided they'd rather demonize Christians than teach the truth. They glorify Islam and demonize Christianity. They do this because God and family are antithetical to liberalism. They apparently don't realize that Islam is at war with liberalism is as well.

Islam is incompatible with Christianity. It's also incompatible with Judaism. In fact, Islam is incompatible with all other religions, all other legal systems, all other ethical systems, and all other societies. Because not all sects within Islam agree with each other, Islam is incompatible with Islam as well.

Islam has been at war with the rest of the world since its inception. Violent, heinous, women and children slaughtering, head-chopping war. No other religion on earth teaches its adherents that non-believers must be slaughtered or enslaved by believers. Islam does.

The wolf is at the door. We refuse to acknowledge his presence.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 09/24/13 - 06:03 am
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TM....is that the usefulness
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TM....is that the usefulness you have to add to the debate? Yesterday you went on and on making false allegations that GOP lawmakers even stated that it is their intent to disenfranchise voters, yet you say the constructive remarks are an "echo chamber?" How much sense does that make?

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 09/24/13 - 06:23 am
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It seems that if truth really
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It seems that if truth really mattered, you would speak nothing but....

seenitB4
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seenitB4 09/24/13 - 06:51 am
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Echo chamber

No, I don't think so....just reading the news everyday....evidently some can't read what is happening right before their eyes.

If the mall massacre doesn't scare some folks...well nothing wll....we will see that in coming days.

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 09/24/13 - 07:04 am
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If the mall massacre doesn't scare some folks

I'm afraid seenit is right. What you're seeing occuring in other parts of the world are just practice sessions for what you can expect to see here. It may be next week or next year or in 5 years, but, make no mistake, it has already started here. Just look at recent history!

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 09/24/13 - 07:14 am
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Reforming America

by the Great King......

We asked for it and we are getting it.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 09/24/13 - 07:14 am
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Reminder

Thank you for the editorial. It is time to remember that we have made little progress in our war against Islamic terrorism. Obama can bring home all the troops he wants to, yet the war goes on. At this point, we are still losing it; and the reason is because we have not yet had the courage, the national will to prosecute the war intelligently or effectively.

Young Fred
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Young Fred 09/24/13 - 08:03 am
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So right LL (another "echo"

So right LL (another "echo" in the chamber, just to tweak certain posters).

For the most part we have just been "responding". Our policies and responses have been piecemeal and reactive. If the world means business, it's time to get proactive. Of course that will never happen with the current white house occupant!

deestafford
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deestafford 09/24/13 - 07:43 am
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People don't realize the threat is to America with the Muslim

immigrants we have allowed into this country. This is especially true with the Somalis. In MN alone there are over 40,000 of them! We have a number of them here in GA. Many who immigrate here returned to their homeland to participate in terrorist training.

In MN these are the same people who wanted foot washing facilities at the airport for the taxi drivers. These are the same taxi drivers who refused to transport passengers who were carrying alcoholic beverages.

It has been reported that some of the terrorists at the mall massacre were speaking English.

These killers, men and women, smuggled their weapons into the mall under their burkas. The same could happen here. France has outlawed the wearing of burkas in public. It may not be a bad idea to consider that here but it will never even be discussed because of political correctness.

Uncontrolled immigration is one of the destructive forces plaguing USA today. Too many of the immigrants today are not the immigrants who contributed positively to our successful pass. Too many of them want to remain who they are and keep their culture and their life style here just as it was in their homeland but just live here taking advantage of our bounty. They do not want to become Americans. They do not want to accept what is the goal of our motto, "Out of many, One."

When one comes to America they forsake their old country. If they don't they should stay where they were.

There is no right for everyone and anyone who wants to come here. The left wants as many immigrants here as possible to pad their voting bases of moochers. We need to tighten up our immigration and return to when we had only two ports of entry---one on the east coast and one on the west coast. They would be the ONLY way to legally enter the US.

deestafford
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deestafford 09/24/13 - 07:48 am
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Let's don't fall for this horse squeeze that,

"It's only a small percentage of the Muslims who are radical." When you are talking about a population of 1 billion Muslims 10% is 100 million. One percent is 10 million radicals. Just saying it's 1% who are radicals and radical sympathizers you are talking about 10 million people around the world trying to destroy the Western Culture and its way of life.

As MyFather said, Islam incompatible with Christianity...no matter what the appeasers preach.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 09/24/13 - 07:48 am
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I thought the President said
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I thought the President said Al Qaeda was on the run. Could that be yet another of the long list of documented lies he has told?

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 09/24/13 - 07:50 am
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deestafford

You covered it pretty well with that one.

deestafford
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deestafford 09/24/13 - 07:55 am
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When will we believe our enemies

when they say they want to destroy us?

By the way, yesterday the Egyptian government outlawed the Muslim Brotherhood. What does this do to the MB members who are part of the Obama administration...particularly the five or six who hold key positions in the Department of Homeland Security?

This love of MB shows the stupidity of this administration when it comes to the Muslims.

harley_52
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harley_52 09/24/13 - 07:55 am
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A Bit Of History...

For the open minded.

youtu.be/2IsTLyjPzTU

harley_52
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harley_52 09/24/13 - 08:02 am
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"WE are either absolutely too stupid to see it....

....OR we know it and don't care; because we are actually helping them!!"

It's not an either/or proposition. We are, in fact, both all at once.

Most "average citizens" have been misled by the Education system, the mainstream media, and liberal politicians to believe Islam is "the religion of peace and love." Nothing could be further from the truth.

The current Administration is, in fact, aiding the takeover of middle-Eastern countries by radical islam under the guise of the "Arab Spring." This is no accident. We have a pro-Islam government presently in power in the USA. That is undeniable by any rational observer.

Jon Lester
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Jon Lester 09/24/13 - 08:14 am
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It's time to debate the constitutionality of foreign aid.
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It's also time to get out of the business of supporting any ethnocentric, theocratic or otherwise undemocratic regimes. Part of the American character should be knowing when to walk away.

harley_52
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harley_52 09/24/13 - 08:14 am
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"This love of MB shows the stupidity of this administration....

....when it comes to the Muslims."

I would replace the word "stupidity" with the word "cunning."

Bizkit
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Bizkit 09/24/13 - 08:15 am
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Islam means "submission"

Islam means "submission"

jimmymac
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jimmymac 09/24/13 - 08:48 am
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HARLEY
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You posted several statements today and you' re spot on with everyone of them. Obama and a PC society starting in our education system are largely responsible for the lack of understanding true Islam.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 09/24/13 - 09:09 am
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harley_52......."I would

harley_52......."I would replace the word "stupidity" with the word "cunning."

You got that right harley_52....handing over the Middle East and North Africa to the Muslim Brotherhood is NO ACCIDENT.

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