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Erdogan Predicts “War Between The Cross And Crescent” Over Austria Mosque Closures

BY Herschel Smith
1 year, 11 months ago

Breitbart:

“These measures taken by the Austrian prime minister are, I fear, leading the world towards a war between the cross and the crescent,” Erdogan said in a speech in Istanbul covered by AFP.

Austria’s populist government made the announcement on Friday morning at a press conference as part of the governing coalition’s campaign against radical Islamic ideology and the influence of countries like Turkey in the Austrian Islamic community, Kronen Zeitung reports.

Media reports that between 40 and 60 imams, including their families, could be expelled in total. The imams all stand accused of receiving funding from abroad. Official investigations have been launched in 11 cases. Two of the imams had already been denied extensions to their residency permits.

[ … ]

Mr. Erdogan, speaking Saturday, said: “They say they’re going to kick our religious men out of Austria. Do you think we will not react if you do such a thing?”

“That means we’re going to have to do something,” he added without elaborating.

Clarity is a good thing.  I’m glad he brought this up and made his intentions known.  Austria, are you listening?

America, are you listening?  We’re next.  Prepare.

I’m not concerned about Erdogan or Islamists.  They would be easily handled with an understanding of the clarity he has given us.  My concern is the Chamberlain’s of the era, along with the FedGov who wants population replacement.

The Islamic Conversion Of Santa Claus

BY Herschel Smith
1 year, 11 months ago

MEF:

An ominous indication of what lay in store for the religious minorities was afforded as early as December 1998 when Erdoğan, then mayor of Istanbul and an opposition politician, announced that the “mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets, and the faithful our soldiers,” quoting a line from a poem by the nineteenth-century nationalist poet Ziya Gökalp underscoring the Islamist foundation of Turkish identity.

[ … ]

On December 28, 2016, for example, in the western province of Aydin, the ultra-nationalist Islamist group Alperen Hearths staged a forced conversion of Santa Claus to Islam, putting a gun to the head of an actor dressed as Santa Claus. A representative of the group explained the staging of the conversion this way:

Our purpose is for people to go back to their roots. We are the Muslim Turkish people who have been leading Islam for thousands of years. We will not celebrate Christian traditions and disregard our own traditions like Hidrellez, Nevruz, and other religious national holidays.

Well, be warned boys, I don’t believe in Santa Claus.  But what I do believe in is shooting people who threaten me, my family or my way of life.

Consider yourselves warned.  No, seriously.  Remember this, boys.  I hope you’re reading this.

Oh, and by the way, you’re holding the gun like a girl.  No, wait, that’s misogynistic.  My daughter holds her gun way better than you.  She would kick your ass.

Exiting Counterterrorism Official Warns Of Extremists’ Access To Guns In U.S.

BY Herschel Smith
2 years, 5 months ago

The Hill:

The retiring head of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) warned ahead of his exit Friday about extremists’ ability to acquire lethal weapons in the U.S.

In a final briefing with reporters ahead of his departure, NCTC Director Nicholas Rasmussen voiced concern about the ability to protect from mass casualty attacks.

“We find ourselves in a more dangerous situation because our population of violent extremists has no difficulty gaining access to weapons that are quite lethal,” Rasmussen said, according to The Washington Post. “I wish that weren’t so.”

Rasmussen, who served as the NCTC’s director for three years, said he had no solutions to offer domestic law enforcement agencies working to prevent mass-casualty attacks, but said a link between the availability of guns and the potential for violence is a calculation for counterterrorism analysts.

“More weapons, more readily available, increases the lethality of those that would pick them up and use them,” he said.

Rasmussen said the U.S. should be focused on stemming the spread of violent ideologies, adding that anti-Muslim rhetoric has complicated that effort, according to the Post.

His “warnings” are all bullshit.  First of all, the Obama holdovers aren’t worried about Islam.  They don’t want white, middle class Americans to have them.  His warnings are a misdirect from his real fear.

Second, I feel about this kind of “warning” the same way I feel about it when I read that suicide is highest among white rural Americans.  They blame it on guns rather than drive to the root of the problem.

Finally, you learn all you need to know about the goobers Obama hired to captain the sinking ship of his administration when he tells you that “anti-Muslim rhetoric” has complicated the effort to stem the spread of violent ideologies.

As if violent Islam is a function of Western invective against it.  I believe he has his cause and effect mixed up, yes?

Muslim Immigration: The End Of Europe

BY Herschel Smith
2 years, 6 months ago

The Sun:

Finland’s Muslim population alone could increase by more than four times, while the UK could see an increase of 2.65 times in little more than a decade, according to projections made in the study.

Around 6.3 per cent of the UK’s population is currently Muslim – compared to the percentage of 4.9 across Europe – with the country potentially reaching 17.2 per cent in the high migration scenario, to the Washington-based Pew Forum report suggested.

The report said countries like Germany and Sweden that would see the biggest growth in Muslim population, stating: “Countries that have received relatively large numbers of Muslim refugees in recent years are projected to experience the biggest changes in the high migration scenario.”

Under the highest level projections, one in five people in Germany would be Muslim by 2050, Sweden is expected to see almost one in three.

At least in the time of the Crusades, there was a Christian presence in Europe that bound the nation-states together enough to fight a defensive struggle against a common enemy.  Today that exists no more.

I recall asking a Dutch (who spoke English) about the legacy of Herman Bavinck and Abraham Kuyper.  He had no idea who those men were.  I am also good friends with someone who visited the home and former classroom of C.S. Lewis, and the guide told him that the only tourists interested in Lewis were now Americans.  No one in England knew who Lewis was.

You’re looking at the end of Europe.  They want to resist, some of them, but they have no soul for it, no stomach, no foundation, no moral moorings.  Combine that with the narcissistic world view which neglects to reproduce, while the Muslims reproduce like rabbits, and they will be Muslim within our lifetimes, and that by force.

My biggest concern is that America isn’t far behind.

German Police: “I Am Afraid Of My Islamic Recruits”

BY Herschel Smith
2 years, 6 months ago

This is another must-watch video.  What a sorry excuse for police, but the example is in a sorry excuse for a country as well, with a sorry excuse for a leader.  It’s on par with what I would expect.

It seems they need to be taught Herschel’s Dictum.

Swedish No-Go Zones

BY Herschel Smith
2 years, 6 months ago

This is a must-watch video from WRSA.

New York Truck Attack

BY Herschel Smith
2 years, 7 months ago

So by now you’ve all heard that an little old white church lady ran over some folks in New York, shouting “Behold the lamb of God who was given by the Father for the sins of His people as a propitiation and vicarious atonement.”

Or not.

But remember boys and girls.  Diversity is our strength.

What Is The Purpose Of A Mosque?

BY Herschel Smith
2 years, 7 months ago

UTT:

In Muhammad’s time the mosque played an important role in encouraging muslims to wage jihad.”
Sheikh Yusuf al Qaradawi  (Islamic scholar, Senior Jurist for the International Muslim Brotherhood)

“The mosque is the bastion of the great jihad”
Ayatollah Khomeini

“The mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets, and the faithful our soldiers.”
Turkey’s Prime Minister Erdogan

A mosque is not an “Islamic church.”  A mosque is not a “place of worship”

A mosque is the seat of Islamic government.

A mosque is more aptly likened to an embassy or military outpost.

When you see a Mosque go up, it means that Muslims have chosen that particular location to build a combat outpost to expand the forcible implementation of Sharia.

Knifeman Kills Two In France

BY Herschel Smith
2 years, 8 months ago

A man in France shouted “Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world,” and stabbed two people to death in the name of Christ.

Oh.  Wait.  Never mind.  That’s not what happened.

MARSEILLE, France/PARIS (Reuters) – Two women were stabbed to death and their assailant shot dead by a soldier in the southern French port city of Marseille on Sunday in what officials described as a “likely terrorist act”.

Police sources said the suspect had shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest) in Arabic as he attacked the women, aged 17 and 20, at Marseille’s main railway station.

Two police sources said one had her throat slit while the other was stabbed in the chest and stomach.

An Islamic State militant was responsible for the attack, the group’s Amaq news agency said.

It might have been done by a “warrior of hope.”  I feel sure no one has figured out a motive yet.

Approaches To Islam

BY Herschel Smith
2 years, 8 months ago

NR:

“A propensity to violence is embedded in the core principles of Islam,” he writes, demonstrating how this propensity repeats down the centuries and across borders. Every time and everywhere the violence is a phenomenon of the faith, not a reaction to poverty or to some wickedness supposedly imposed by outsiders and unbelievers such as, for instance, Western colonialism. Terrorists, says President Trump, are “sick and demented,” while Mrs. May calls them “cowards.” Such opinions stem from Western ways of judging conduct, and are irrelevant in this context. Jihadis are committing mass-murder and self-sacrifice in the belief that Islam demands this of them.

That’s right, of course.  That’s why it’s always incorrect and historically inaccurate and irrelevant to say that people who do such things are “sick,” “mentally ill,” “mentally disturbed,” “cowards,” or whatever superlative you want to throw at them.

They see you as the enemy and fodder for the implementation of Sharia.  They won’t be happy until you worship in a Mosque, your women wear head cover and don’t go out of the house without you, and your sons fight for the cause of jihad.  That’s just for starters.

And there is only one historically accurate approach to Islam.  The Mosque, if you will remember from our previous conversations on this subject, is their armory, training center and logistics hub.  It all begins with the Mosque.

Got guns and ammunition?


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