Sunday, September 28, 2008

Taking the Jihad Temperature - A Gathering Storm Special Series - INFILTRATION

If you throw a frog into boiling water, he will jump out. If you put it in cold water and slowly turn up the heat, he will not notice the rise in temperature and will eventually boil.

The Islamists are boiling our frog and though this blog and hundreds like it record almost daily the rise in the Jihad temperature, unless we see how far and fast the temperature has risen, we will not know how far along our boiling has progressed.

So, the Gathering Storm will be posting only once a week but these weekly posts will take the Jihadist temperature by looking back at news and events over the last two years. Over the next several weeks in the areas of intimidation, infiltration, disinformation and thoseappeasers and apologists who either knowingly or unknowingly advance the Jihad agenda, the Gathering Storm will show how far our frog has been boiled.

By seeing the boiling water around us, we can see how far the boiling has progressed.

The good news is that we are noticing that the water is getting warmer. There is a glimmer of awareness here - a glimmer of hope there. But we have a long way to go.

Here’s this week’s look back at the rising Jihad temperature of INFILTRATION!!

The Proof’s In the Survey

Muslims for a Safe America conducted a survey at the Islamic Society of North America’s 43rd Annual Convention in Chicago from September 1, 2006 to September 4, 2006. 307 Muslims who are American citizens participated in the survey at the Muslims for a Safe America booth at ISNA.

They were asked many questions to better understand the views of American Muslims on issues relating to Islam, Muslims, and American national security. The answers to one of the first few questions proves the two question test that Muslims should be asked about loyalty to their host country.

They are:

  • Which nation do you owe allegiance to? The country you live in of the ummah?
  • Do you adhere to the Sharia Law or the secular laws of your country?

If their answers are:

  • The ummah
  • Yes

You are talking to a real Muslim. If other than those answers, ask them why they consider themselves true Muslims? Here are the responses to the first few questions in the Muslims for a Safe America survey.

1. Are you a U.S. Citizen? (If no, then don’t fill out survey.)
YES 307
NO 0

2. Do you consider yourself to be a Muslim first, an American first, or both equally?

There you go. A Muslim-American, not an American Muslim. Then this.

3. Is the American government at war with the religion of Islam?
YES 208
NO 79

No surprise here based on the response in question #2.

4. Can a good Muslim be a good American?
YES 292
NO 11

A perfect example of Taqiyya at work.

Textbooks and Jihad Merit Badges

The camel’s nose is the tent, folks. Will we permit the camel to follow?

CASE #1: The American Textbook Council examined the coverage of Islam in seven widely adopted world history textbooks used in grades seven through twelve. In February 2003, it published its findings in a review, Islam and the Textbooks.

  • Since 2003, several reports have documented bias and evasions in world history textbooks. Textbooks misrepresent Islam past and present, critics agree. They contain fallacies and untruths about jihad, sharia, slavery, status of Muslim women, terrorism, and international security. These reviews independently reach the same conclusions. Most conspicuously, history textbooks whitewash the meaning of jihad. Houghton Mifflin's seventh-grade text, Across the Centuries, has come in for singular criticism. Houghton Mifflin's books dominate the nation's largest state, but they are in no way worse on this score than competing textbooks. Textbooks make no distinction between sharia and Western law, and they pretend that women are making great strides in the Islamic world, when all evidence indicates otherwise. Social studies textbooks ignore the global ambitions of militant Islam. They fail to explain that Muslim terrorists seek to destroy the United States and Israel. They omit geopolitical goals that include theocracy and world domination by religion.

And how could this come about? You guessed it.

  • Islamic organizations led by the Council on Islamic Education act as domestic textbook "censors." Strictly speaking, since only governments censor books, the Islamists are merely agents of suppression, using educational publishers to do their bidding. Publishers ignore those who press them about motives, funding, legal status, and strong-arm tactics on the part of their Muslim "consultants."

The latest example.

  • The latest evidence of Islamist influence is California's adoption of History Alive! The Medieval World and Beyond. According to the History Alive! The Medieval World and Beyond front matter, the chief author-advisor on Islam is Ayad Al-Qazzaz, professor of sociology at California State University, Sacramento. Al Quazzaz is a Muslim apologist, a frequent speaker in Northern California school districts promoting Islam and Arab causes. Al-Qazzaz also co-wrote AWAIR's Arab World Notebook. AWAIR stands for Arab World and Islamic Resources, an opaque, proselytizing "non-profit organization" that conducts teacher workshops and sells supplementary materials to schools. With History Alive! The Medieval World and Beyond, TCI is trying to sell a textbook to California schools that takes dictation from Islamist sources. The proximate question is whether the state's department of education and state school board will let this happen.

CASE #2: Even the Boy Scouts are not immune to the proselytizing of Jihad. In a post entitled Jihad Merit Badges For Boca Boy Scouts?, PipeLineNews called attention to the radical European Muslim community's newfound interest in youth scouting and how some of these recruits found themselves being used as instruments of terrorism in the 7/7 London bombings. It is therefore with a certain sense of alarm that we note this same phenomenon taking place in the United States.

  • When the Islamic Center of Boca Raton applied to the Gulfstream Council for a charter to incorporate a Boy Scouts of America troop, they joined the approximately 95 Muslim troops nationwide. The BSA's national spokesman Gregg Shields told the Sun Sentinel that: "Boy Scout troops do not require that members adhere to a particular religious faith, as long as they profess belief in a higher power. We make so attempt to interpret God or the practice of religion. Really it's the role of the scout's family and his religious leaders. But what if the scout's family and religious leaders preach and practice jihad? This seems to be the case with ICBR, since the same website page which advertised the newly chartered troop also carries a piece claiming: "…it is the month of Jihad, and the first decisive battle in Islam, the Battle of Badr, occurred during Ramadan…"The same page which contains the Ramadan/jihad claim also announces a Boy Scout camp retreat with a sleepover on the ICBR grounds, perhaps a good opportunity to inspire the fledgling troop with tales of Mohammed's military conquests "...additionally the Messenger of Allah victoriously entered Mekkah during this blessed month" and explain why the "first decisive battle of Islam" represented only the beginning of a jihad to which they remain religiously obligated to wage.

And the activities of these troops are troubling.

  • Muslim scouts have been instructed on how to conduct Da'wa in a scouting situation, including being told to pray outside their tents in order to awake curiosity which then might lead to questions about religion. "The Muslim troops, in some ways, serve as goodwill ambassadors for their religion and people. They reach out to peers who might have little or no understanding of Islam and whose exposure to it comes from television images of terrorism and Muslim extremists. A Muslim Girl Scout troop from Santa Clara was featured in an ad campaign, "We're Americans and We're Muslims," sponsored by the Council on American-Islamic Relations. A picture of smiling Muslim troop members from a recent multicultural fair at the Islamic Center adorns the 2005 annual report of the Girl Scouts' San Diego-Imperial Council.

“In an age were cowardice borne of ACLU threatened lawsuits rules supreme, common sense and self-preservation are now mislabeled bigotry and discrimination. One must wonder if Muslim scouts and their leaders who succeed in convincing non-Muslims to convert to Islam will be given jihad merit badges?”

The Muslim Manifesto

In 1990 “The Muslim Manifesto: A Strategy for Survival” was written to create the Council of British Muslims which was to act “a Muslim parliament”. Hat tip to News By Us for this from Alan Cruba.

  • Britain’s Muslim Manifesto made it clear that “Political and cultural subservience goes against their grain” because “at its inception Islam created a political platform from which Muslims were to launch themselves on a global role as founders of great states, empires and a world civilization and culture.” According to the UK’s Muslim Manifesto, “The fact is that a Muslim woman cannot be a western woman.” The problem for Muslims in Great Britain was that “There are laws on the British Statute Book that are in direct conflict with the laws of Allah.” “We are Muslims first and last.” “Jihad is a basic requirement of Islam and living in Britain or having British nationality by birth or naturalization does not absolve the Muslim from his or her duty to participate in jihad: this participation can be active service in armed struggle abroad and/or the provision of material and moral support to those engaged in such struggle anywhere in the world.” “Islam is our guide in all situations.”

Is it clear now? It got clearer in the UK on 7/7 2005 “when born-and-bred Muslim British citizens killed some of them in London’s subways and buses.”

  • Assimilation, according to the Manifesto, wasn’t even an option. Why need it be? By the early 1990s, there were already about 1,000 mosques in Great Britain, many of them former Anglican churches that had been abandoned and sold to Muslims. As is the case of France today, the Manifesto recommended that “The Muslim community may have to define ‘no go’ areas where the exercise of ‘freedom of speech’ against Islam will not be tolerated.”

Caruba gives a warning.

  • The next time you want to mock the “fundamentalist” Christians, famed for their patriotism, think again.
  • The next time you shrug when you hear your local school system has banned the playing or singing of Christmas carols, think again.
  • The next time you are inclined to say or think unkind things about American or Israeli Jews, think again.
  • The next time your neighborhood, community or city yields to some new Islamic demand to conform to their “religious” rules, think again.
  • The next time you read demands that something not be published or aired in America because it offends Muslim sensibilities, think again.
  • The next time anyone tells you that Islam preaches tolerance or peace, think again.

We’ve been warned.

Some Dare Not Call It Treason

Are we are war or not? Is there not an enemy that wants to bring down Western civilization and all it stands for, and has at the very least, fielded a vicious army of thugs against us? If you read the vile anti-western rhetoric spewing from the ‘small number’ of Muslim extremists living in Europe and America, it is very clear that they want to overthrow the current democratic governments and impose their dream of an Islamic Empire upon the world.

And they don’t hide their intentions. Here’s just one example.

  • On February 3 this year, a group of Muslims gathered outside the Danish Embassy in Sloane Square, Chelsea. They were there to protest against the illustrations of Mohammed which had first appeared in the Jyllands-Posten newspaper on September 30 last year. Individuals, many with faces covered, screamed abuse and called for violence against those who insulted Islam. They bore placards emblazoned with the slogans: "Behead those who insult Islam", "Europe. Take some lessons from 9/11", "Europe you will pay. Demolition is on its way", "Europe you will pay. Your extermination is on its way," "Slay those who insult Islam," "Butcher those who insult Islam." The demonstration had been organized by Anjem Choudary, a former lawyer who headed the since-banned group Al Ghurabaa, whose members had mostly belonged to Omar Bakri Mohammed's Islamist group Al Muhajiroun.

The question we face is two fold.

  1. How do we treat the ‘large’ number of moderate Muslims who do not respond to such rhetoric?
  2. How do we respond to the ‘small number’ of Muslim extremists who seek to bring down the governments of the free world?

We can go on and on over who’s a moderate Muslim and who is not. How a moderate Muslim should act and how they should not. What a moderate Muslim should do or say and what they should not. The answers to these questions are fuzzy and have become little help in identifying the enemy in our midst.

But if we ignore the debate over moderate Muslims and face a threat that we can easily identify, we can send a message to the moderate Muslims that this is what we will accept in a time of war and this is what we will not. What we will accept is the right to free speech and disagreement – but not sedition. The words espoused above by Anjem Choudary are not words of disagreement of policy. They are the words of sedition intent on bringing down our society and destroying civilization.

Could you imagine members of an American Nazi Party standing on a street corner holding signs saying "Kill those who insult Hitler", "USA. Take some lessons from Europe", "America you will pay. Demolition is on its way", "America you will pay. Your extermination is on its way," "Slay those who oppose the Reich," "Butcher those who insult the Reich."

If they did, you can count on three fingers how fast their attitude would be changed by either the FBI or patriotic bystanders.

The Myth of Multiculturalism

Last week I had Pastorius from the IBA on my Gathering Storm talk show. We spoke of many things but one bit of conversation clarified something about the myth of multiculturalism. Both of us being recovering Liberals, we spoke about the opinion and beliefs we held back then. One of them was the multiculturalist’s belief in cultural equivalency.

I spoke about a book I read back in the 70s that had a picture of a group of Australian Bushmen. Under the picture of these primitive men dressed in loincloths and holding spears was the statement “These me can fly the Apollo spacecraft”. The quote was right. The Bushmen could mostly probably be trained to fly the Apollo spacecraft. But as Patorius said, “Yeah, but they can’t build it.’

And right there the balloon popped on the myth of multiculturalism. Multiculturalists are correct that individuals are equal - but cultures are not. That’s the progressive Left’s mistake and the mistake of the multiculturalists.

Islamic culture is not equal to the Judeo-Christian culture of today. Compare those living under both of these cultures and you will see that those that live in a culture dominated by Western Civilization’s methods and mores are far more superior to anything the Islamic culture had created over the last 500 years.

When not claiming to be the victim, Islam is seeking to dominate. Or in the words of the Church of England’s only Asian bishop, whose father converted from Islam, “Muslims are schizophrenic - they desire both 'victimhood and domination'.”

  • 'Their complaint often boils down to the position that it is always right to intervene when Muslims are victims, as in Bosnia or Kosovo, and always wrong when the Muslims are the oppressors or terrorists, as with the Taliban or in Iraq. 'Given the world view that has given rise to such grievances, there can never be sufficient appeasement and new demands will continue to be made.'

Perhaps we should learn from a 65-year-old Pakistani-born Kanwar, who immigrated to Canada in 1966. "Multiculturalism creates nations within a nation and divides the loyalty of people. It allows people to marginalize themselves.”

Putting a Face on the Enemy

Not to beat a dead horse, but unless we have clear idea of who the enemy is in this war with Islamists, Islamo-fascists, or whoever you call the enemy, we can to hope to present a defense against them. We ARE at war and between the Republicans that can’t bring themselves to identify the real enemy due to Muslim sensibilities and the Democrats who think they don’t exist – just misunderstood – we can’t seem to put a face on the enemy in order to create some defensive tactics. The dominant western response to Islamic terror is compromise, dialogue, apology and calls for understanding.

We won’t get into the offensive tactics in t his post. That will not occur until the real shooting war starts and is supported by the entire non-Muslim world.

Here’s even a better question. How can we identify the enemy in a way that the far Left, Progressives and even the ACLU can be against it? The term of Islamists are just to general. Islamo-fascism is perceived by the left as just too hateful. And don’t even call it Islam or you will catch the ire of over a billion Muslims – and the ACLU - in the world. So what do you do? If you can’t identify your opposition than how can you defend against it?

At, Diana West knows who the enemy is and it fits perfectly into the theme of my blog. She uses a make believe speech from Bush as an example. In the fantasy speech, Bush says:

  • I made this democratization process the centerpiece of my second term, the core of my political strategy against global terrorism, because history has taught us that democracies don't make war, or support terrorist attacks, on one another. I didn't, as one predecessor of mine famously put it, simply want "to make the world safe for democracy." I wanted to make the world -- that part of the world from which terrorism mainly springs -- democratic, and therefore, safe…..On the contrary, each of these new democracies has produced constitutions that enshrine Islamic law…...With their devotion to Islamic tradition, then, these new democracies have, in effect, peacefully voted themselves into the same doctrinal camp as the many terror groups that violently strike at the non-Muslim world in the name of jihad for the sake of a caliphate -- a Muslim world government ruled according to sharia.

More Muslims endorse violence than are violent themselves. Falling into this camp is any Muslim who accepts, loudly or tacitly, the political ideology of totalitarian Islam. Totalitarian Islam is the view that Islamic law should govern human action in all spheres, and especially in politics.

West’s musings identifies the enemy in this war perfectly. It’s not Muslims, Islamo-fascists, terrorists, or radical Islamists. The enemy we should fight is the goal that the wish to achieve. For if the achieve the goal of instituting the law of sharia in Muslim and non-Muslim societies – both through violent and non-violent methods – they would have won the clash between civilizations. Bush’s fantasy speech goes on:

  • What I mean by that is it is neither in the national interest nor in the national will for the United States of America to attempt to reshape such a culture to conform to our notions of liberty and justice for all. It is neither in the national interest nor in the national will to attempt to reform a belief system that animates this culture to conform to our notions of freedom of worship. It is, however, in our national interest, and must become a part of our national will, to ensure that Islamic law does not come to our own shores, whether by means of violent jihad terrorism as practiced by the likes of Al Qaeda or Hezbollah, or through peaceful patterns of migration, such as those that have already Islamized large parts of Europe.

I would add, of course, the successful tactics of intimidation and infiltration of non-Muslim societies combined with the use of disinformation to confuse and stunt any defensive response. Once small example of this non-violent means.

In his article at Little Green Footballs, Paul Sperry writes:

  • In our brave new schools, Johnny can't say the pledge, but he can recite the Quran. Yup, the same court that found the phrase "under God" unconstitutional now endorses Islamic catechism in public school. In a recent federal decision that got surprisingly little press, even from conservative talk radio, California's 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled it's OK to put public-school kids through Muslim role-playing exercises, including:

Reciting aloud Muslim prayers that begin with "In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful . . . ."

Memorizing the Muslim profession of faith: "Allah is the only true God and Muhammad is his messenger."

Chanting "Praise be to Allah" in response to teacher prompts.

Professing as "true" the Muslim belief that "The Holy Quran is God's word."

Giving up candy and TV to demonstrate Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting.

Designing prayer rugs, taking an Arabic name and essentially "becoming a Muslim" for two full weeks.

When parents complained they were told that “the state was merely teaching kids about another culture” and to “get over it.”

So the touchstone of who supports the implementation of sharia law through out-right or creeping means is the enemy we need to oppose.

Back to the President’s fantasy speech.

  • The shift I am describing -- from a pro-democracy offensive to an anti-sharia defensive -- means a national course correction. I will henceforth emphasize the prevention of sharia from reaching the West as our key tool in the war on terror.

Wherever support for sharia law from radical, fundamentalist or moderate Muslims in any form raises it’s ugly head, we need as a societies and a cultures to ‘Just say no!” This is a war against an ideology not individuals and we must treat the enemy ideology most potent weapon against our civilization no different if it were Nazism or Communism of old.

A final word from the President’s speech.

  • At home, the line of defense is clear. It is our border. My new strategy calls on us to think of our border as more than just a line on a map. We need to see the border as a cultural line also, a defining line of freedom against proponents of Shariah, which, I cannot emphasize enough, poses a direct threat to our founding principles of liberty and equality. It is that simple….This, the most crucial domestic component of my anti-Shariah program, will undoubtedly be regarded as the most controversial because it necessitates making a definitive judgment against the laws promulgated by Islam, a religion.

And what’s new about that? Isn’t the secular Left using the very same tactics against anything Christian – of religious in nature? Framing the enemy as a campaign against religious law that will usurp the secular agenda would make the hypocritical secular Left drool at the prospect.

Right? Yeah, right.

The Keepers of the Islamist Ideology

Last month The Minneapolis St Paul International Airport has been struck by a group of apparently mostly Somali taxi drivers some of whom seem to have decided that allowing passengers to carry alcohol into their cabs infringed on their religion. They claimed that a fatwa was issued against such behavior. The fatwa proclaims that "Islamic jurisprudence" prohibits taxi drivers from carrying passengers with alcohol, "because it involves cooperating in sin according to the Islam."

The fatwa was issued by and Muslim organization called MAC - Muslim American Society, Minnesota chapter - and signed by society officials. What is the Muslim American Society? In September 2004 the Chicago Tribune published an investigative article. The society was incorporated in 1993, the paper reported, and is the name under which the U.S. branch of the Muslim Brotherhood operates.

  • The Muslim Brotherhood was founded in Egypt in 1928 by Hassan al-Banna. The Tribune described the Brotherhood as "the world's most influential Islamic fundamentalist group. "Because of its hard-line beliefs, the U.S. Brotherhood has been an increasingly divisive force within Islam in America, fueling the bitter struggle between moderate and conservative Muslims," the paper reported. The international Muslim Brotherhood "preaches that religion and politics cannot be separated and that governments eventually should be Islamic," according to the Tribune. U.S. members emphasize that they follow American laws, but want people here to convert to Islam so that one day a majority will support a society governed by Islamic law.

How are society members to respond when questioned about a Muslim Brotherhood connection?

  • The Tribune cites an undated internal memo: "If asked, 'Are you the Muslim Brothers?' leaders should respond that they are an independent group called the Muslim American Society."

The Muslim Brotherhood are the ones responsible for the creation of the ‘Project’ and the publication of the Priorities of the Islamic Movement in the Coming Phase. This 186-page treatise can be considered the most recent manifesto of the Islamist revivalist movement. As explained in the introduction, the “Islamic Movement” is meant to be the “organized, collective work, undertaken by the people, to restore Islam to the leadership of society” and to reinstate “the Islamic caliphate system to the leadership anew as required by sharia.”

Ladies and gents, this is the enemy. The Brotherhood is the intellectual engine behind the Islamist ideology that the free world in confronting and must defeat. OBL and al-Zarqawi are both graduates of this Brotherhood. The Brotherhood has extended its tentacles in Europe and the US. But according to the CounterTerrorism blog “The United States and most of Europe has maintained what can be called, at best, an ambivalent policy toward the international Muslim Brotherhood, often arguing that leaders are, in fact moderates who want a dialogue with the West.”

And this from Douglas Farah

  • Here is just a sample of what the MB writes to its own, in English. I am told the Arabic is far harsher. “To confront the Western and US domination, the Muslim Brotherhood thinks that fighting domination requires adopting several factors, including:

1- Spreading Islamic concepts that reject submission to humiliation, and incite to fighting it, and to be on to rise to support the oppressed.

2- Reviving the will of liberation and independence in the peoples, and sowing the spirit of resistance.

3- Supporting Hamas government with all spiritual and material and with experience; to spare the Palestinian people’s need for Western countries which are biased against its freedom and interests.

4- Forming an international relation and a public opinion that fights injustice and seeks establishing rights, justice and peace in the world.

5- Activating the economic boycott against imperialist states, and also boycotting their cultural production.

6- Achieving political, economic and social internal reform, and removing the food and technological gaps with imperialist states.

7- Working on correcting the image of Islam among Westerners, and clarify the truth of our fair causes, and removing the deformed image about Islam and Muslims.

8- Spreading popular movements in Europe and South America opposing US domination.”

And the site contains interesting political analysis.

  • “Unlike Al Qaeda, the Muslim Brotherhood knows how to contest and win elections. While bin Laden and President Bush indulge in existential combat in which the average Muslim has little if any personal stake, the Brotherhood has been winning hearts and minds through assiduous and nonsectarian ward-heeling. While Bushism has wrought war, anarchy, occupation and the specter of the lethal Zionist-Crusader alliance that bin Laden warned of in the run up to 9/11, the Muslim Brotherhood salves some of the deprivations and inequities of ordinary life. It is what makes the group the hardest target yet in Bush’s “war on terror,” and the likely successor to the aging Mubarak.” This is the nut of what the MB is and its strategy: build a Muslim political structure to eventually dominate Europe and the United States, while not distancing itself from violence and more radical calls for action.

The Muslim Brotherhood is an important driver of the Islamist ideology, the ideology that we are at war with and using the tactics of intimidation, infiltration and disinformation, with its cohorts like CAIR, to soften-up the non-Muslim world for eventual conquest. The question is, when will the non-Muslim societies wake up and see this threat for what it is instead of focusing on a the mislabeled war called the ‘war on terror’ ignoring the ideology behind it and those that support it.

Europe- Insurgency & Counter Insurgency

In between their planned Inquisition of the Republicans, the dhimmicrats in Congress should take a quick break and review the ‘other’ more insidious war with Islamism that’s being fought in Europe and make tell us of their plans to counter the Islamist moves here in this country.

I know the dhimmicrats do not track religious news unless it seems to threaten their secular paradise but at least they must have heard of the Pope controversy. Pope Benedict quotes a medieval Pope who, more or less, says Islam is dominated by a belief in violence and, right on cue, respond with violence. Are these Muslims just ‘misunderstood’ or is their behavior proof of their infatada?

Here’s a quick recap of what they, and we, are facing.

To quote the Religion of Peace blog:

  • Since the destruction of the World Trade Center five years ago, terrorist plots by Islamic jihadists are uncovered on a monthly basis. From Israel, to India, to Africa, to Russia, to Europe, governments are struggling to circumvent Muslim activists committed to violence. This violence isn’t limited to avowed terrorists. Last winter, more than 100 people died when thousands of Muslim youth across the world, following the encouragement of their religious leaders, took to the streets in angry protest of the Danish Mohammed cartoons. This September, a Berlin opera company disrupted its schedule to cancel production of Mozart’s Idomeneo. The company worried that a scene in which the king presents the head of Mohammed might spark a response similar to that evoked by the cartoons. (In the same scene, the king presents the heads of Jesus and Buddha, yet the company did not worry that Christians or Buddhists would riot and issue fatwa.) Going back a few more months, Comedy Central cancelled a portion of a South Park episode depicting Mohammad because it was too dangerous. South Park then nonchalantly preceded to a show a skit that outrageously insulted Jesus. Go back a few months more, and one finds the Museum of World Culture in Sweden removing an erotic painting from their walls in response to Muslim outrage.

And it should not escape the dhimmicrats attention that the infatada in Europe is progressing at a nice clip.

Here’s a quick recap of that. Hat tip to an unknown blogger at IBA.

A Civil War Underway in Old Europe, 30 October 2005
Riots, How Very American of You, 1 November 2005
Ramadan Rioting in Europe’s No-Go Areas, 2 November 2005
Riots: The Failure of Big Government, 4 November 2005
Why Some Riot and Some Do Not, 4 November 2005
The Fall of France, 5 November 2005
Show Them Who Is the Boss in France, 6 November 2005
Intifada Spreads to Brussels and Berlin, 7 November 2005
Allons Enfants de la Jihad, 8 November 2005
Land of the Lost, 9 November 2005
The Breakdown of the Extended Order, 9 November 2005
Copycat, Copycat, Where Have You Been? 10 November 2005
Censorship as a State Collapses, 11 November 2005
Mosque Attack in France, 12 November 2005
All Quiet on the European Front, 13 November 2005
Religion, Don’t Mention It, 14 November 2005
France “Quasi Normal” After The Jack Chirac Show, 15 November 2005
Too Many Wives Causes Unrest, 16 November 2005
The Writing on the Wall, 18 November 2005
France’s Toll of Destruction, 18 November 2005

Europeans are naturally getting nervous over their Muslim neighbors and some are ‘mad as hell and aren’t going to take it anymore’.

Even the liberal left in Europe is beginning to see the threat.

  • Artists and influential leftists are warning that the rise of radical Islam is threatening the tradition of European liberalism. Theater directors, cartoonists and writers say the continent is betraying its identity by practicing self-censorship aimed at appeasing a fundamentalist Islam they believe is determined to impose its will on free speech and creativity.

These are strong anti-dhimmi responses to a growing threat seen by some in Europe. Meanwhile, back in the USA, our ‘strong’ measures are right up the dhimmicrats alley. Again, words not actions are the dhimmi response to the threat.

U.S. urges Muslim youth to avoid extremism

Just say “no”.

Or perhaps to hide their head in the sand, the dhimmicrats will attempt to shut down any debate on Islam like the British government is doing. Hat tip to Western Resistance.

Time will tell. It will be an interesting but dangerous two years ahead.

Those are examples of the rising Jihad temperature of for this week. When seen in groups like this, the slow boil becomes obvious.

Next week a look back at the rising Jihad temperature of Islamist DISINFORMATION!!

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Thursday, September 25, 2008

This Week on the Gathering Storm Radio Show

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Sunday, September 21, 2008

Taking the Jihad Temperature - A Gathering Storm Special Series

If you throw a frog into boiling water, he will jump out. If you put it in cold water and slowly turn up the heat, he will not notice the rise in temperature and will eventually boil. 

The Islamists are boiling our frog and though this blog and hundreds like it record almost daily the rise in the Jihad temperature, unless we see how far and fast the temperature has risen, we will not know how far along our boiling has progressed. 

So, the Gathering Storm will be posting only once a week but these weekly posts will take the Jihadist temperature by looking back at news and events over the last two years. Over the next several weeks in the areas of intimidationinfiltrationdisinformation and thoseappeasers and apologists who either knowingly or unknowingly advance the Jihad agenda, the Gathering Storm will show how far our frog has been boiled. 

By seeing the boiling water around us, we can see how far the boiling has progressed. 

The good news is that we are noticing that the water is getting warmer. There is a glimmer of awareness here - a glimmer of hope there. But we have a long way to go. 

Here’s this week’s look back at the rising Jihad temperature of INTIMIDATION !!

A Tale of Two Countries

The struggle in Europe between its Western Values and the values of multiculturalism goes on. Over the last few days, the recent battle brought a draw.

In Britain, Judge George Glossop had asked Muslim lawyer Shabnam Mughal, 27, to remove her veil during an immigration hearing last Monday, claiming that he couldn’t hear properly. British immigration courts ruled that a Muslim female lawyers can wear the full-face veil, or Niqab, in the courtroom as long as it doesn’t prevent them from being heard.

But Mughal, who had appeared at a number of hearings wearing the Niqab, refused to take off her veil, insisting that removing it is against her religious beliefs and that she had the right to wear it during the immigration hearing last Monday. Judge Glossop then adjourned the hearing until next week and asked Sir Hodge, Britain’s most senior immigration judge, to issue a decision about how to resolve the courtroom stand-off. On Thursday, Sir Hodge ruled that legal representatives should be allowed to wear the veil because "it is important to be sensitive in such cases". 

Did the Islamic Reformation Already Happen?

A post at IBA, “The Thud Heard Round the World” by Atlas Shrugs brings up a worrisome idea. Do the Islamists smell blood in the water? Look at the recent aggressive actions by Islamists over the last few weeks and the think about how the aggressiveness has increased logarithmically over the last few decades

Muslims, driven on by the Islamist agenda are flexing their muscles and intimidating the non-Muslim world more and more to accommodate to them. At the same time declaring that non-Muslims are intolerant when they react negatively to the intimidation while smiling when non-Muslims resign themselves to dhimmitude

It seems tolerance goes only one way. How tolerant of the fears of passengers where the six imams who were removed from the flight because they stood up and made a very public display of their nightly prayers? Where was the sensitivity to those on the plan who saw a Muslim praying and feared it was in preparation to kill himself – and everyone around him? And how tolerant was the Muslim lawmaker who ranted and raved at a waiter in Manila and had him fired? 

The apologists for this rude and intolerant behavior hope that moderate Muslims can rein in their errant brothers and sisters and that a reformation of Islam is the answer. Many on the right also see this reformation as necessary and, if an when it ever happens, we may have peace between Islam and the non-Muslim world. I and others have written about the need for an Islamic Reformation. 

But what if it already happened? 

Militant jihad is just one of tactics used by the Islamists to advance their agenda. Islamic Ideological Jihad in the form of cultural jihad is a potent weapon against the non-Muslim world. 

Everyone who has been paying attention to the progression of Islamic ideological jihad being waged against the West over the last two decades should not be surprised at the response by CAIR, Islamic leaders, and of course, the media to this event. Mark my words: the plight of the Muslim leaders aboard U.S. Air Flight 300 will be a defining moment in the asymmetrical war in which we are engaged – a water shed event for the tactic of the insidiously effective tool known as Islamic ideological jihad. Expect the fallout from this event to be wide and deep, with the liberally biased media carrying the torch of “Islamophobia” to new heights…….. The tactic here, whether intentional or as a consequence of the “outrage,” will serve to shift the focus away from the threat posed by Islamic terrorism to the unfair treatment of Muslims. In wartime, (and we are at war, whether you believe it or not) this shift of focus will provide those having evil intentions against the United States to operate in a less constricted manner. Whether you believe that this is the intention by those registering objections and outrage, it will nonetheless be the result.

This ideological jihad has its roots in the Muslim Brotherhood and the “project’ that they have been pursuing for almost 100 years. Could this be the reason for the regression of Islam over that few generations? Could it be that this was the Islamic reformation? As Mark Steyn said in his new book America Alone, "We... talk airily about 'reforming' Islam. But what if the reform has already taken place, and jihadism is it?" 

The Catholic Church had it reformation and it produced Protestant-ism. The Islamic reformation started by the Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters produced Islam-ism.

Spanish School Cancels Christmas

Multiculturalism at work – as long as it’s their culture and not ours. That is why is it always Western Culture that should submit?

MADRID (Reuters) - A school in traditionally Catholic Spain has cancelled Christmas celebrations so as not to offend children who are not Christians, ABC newspaper reported on Wednesday. The Hilarion Gimeno school in Zaragoza said teachers had put forward various reasons for not celebrating Christmas, but ABC said the worry was that Muslim children might be upset.

What about the Christians who were upset? Oh, that’s right. Those vicious Crusaders beliefs shouldn’t be honored.

The school will not put on a nativity play or hand out presents, but pupils will be free to decorate the halls and sing carols.

Good little dhimmies.

"We are educators and we want our school programme to advance the personal development of our students as much as possible," the school said.


And how would banning the most important icons of Christmas ‘advance the personal development of students”? I don’t catch their logic. Or maybe multiculturalism is not logical?


Same Propaganda – Different Day

It seems some Muslims in Baltimore County say lessons involving Islam being taught to seventh- and 10th-graders in public schools are inaccurate.

Bash Pharoan, president of the Baltimore chapter of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, says resource sheets, called "Islamic Life," given to seventh-graders studying world cultures and "World Religions" for 10th-graders in world history classes, not only misrepresent Islam, but show disrespect to the prophet Muhammad.

But the Baltimore Country school board, in an act of anti-dhimmitude has held firm and refuse to change the course sheets.

Joe Hairston, county school superintendent, said his "teachers do not use materials that contain inaccurate information."


And what’s inaccurate and has Pharoan’s burka in a bunch?

Pharoan disagrees, saying the resource sheet on Islam belittles the prophet by referring to him only as "Muhammad." "We always say 'Prophet Muhammad,' " Pharoan said, "Omitting the word 'prophet' is disrespectful." Pharoan said many of facts on the resource sheets are untrue or half-true, and they "emphasize negative differences that are divisive in nature."

There are other ‘inaccuracies’ about Islam that he points out.

Pharoan says the information given to students about "jihad" and the Koran, the sacred book of Islam, is especially objectionable. The resource sheets state the Muslim prophet's "main goal was to get people to accept Allah and to spread the faith of Islam. Muhammad justified his attacks to his followers by explaining that to weaken those who opposed the spread of God's word was a virtue, and that those who fell in battle would be rewarded in heaven. Thus, the idea of the jihad became the holy war of the Muslims against 'the unbelievers.'" This reference, Pharoan says, inaccurately portrays Islam as a religion that embraces the use of force.

Oh really. I wonder what the history texts in the county say? Islam spread with flowers and honey?


"Islamic teachings explicitly forbid coercing others to adopt the Islamic religion. Suicide is forbidden. The taking of innocent lives is forbidden. Yet the curriculum would have students believing otherwise," Pharoan said.

Jeeze! Can this guy tell a bold face lie! What about the Christian who was going to be executed in Afghanistan for leaving Islam and converting to Christianity? It toke an international uproar to prevent his execution. And what about the Fox News reporters that were kidnapped in Iraq and forced to convert under threat of death to Islam to save their lives.

Cara Calder, a spokeswoman for the school system, says the class material was selected on a scholarly basis."Our perspective is that when it comes to curriculum, our focus is academic rather than social or political," she said. "We (the administration) are aware of Dr. Pharoan's and Mr. Jameel's concerns, and as we would with any question of curriculum, we will rely on academic and scholarly information."


And this final piece from Pharoan.

"Teachers should ask themselves, 'Am I teaching fact or opinion?'”

They have their facts straight, Mr. Pharoan. Now get your straight.

The Litigation Jihad

The bag of non-violent tactics used by the jihadists is deep indeed. Over the last few decades they have perfected a series of effective Jihads against the non-Muslim world while it slumbered in its political correct dream world. There are many Jihads the Islamists use and they all support their ultimate goal – an Islamic world ruled by Shari Law. Here they are:

  • Education Jihad
  • Cultural Jihad
  • Demographic Jihad,
  • Economic jihad
  • Institutional Jihad
  • Media jihad
  • Financial jihad
  • Criminal jihad
  • Thuggery Jihad.

and their most effective tool of intimidation – the Litigation Jihad.

The litigation jihad has been a helpful tool in checking a proper response of the non-Muslim and advancing the objectives of subjugating the world to the will of Islam. It is an insidious tool because the Islamists have learned well its effectiveness by watching the non-Muslim world more and more fold under their legal intimidation as a result of our pacifism, self-hatred and complacency.

Here are some examples.

Dr. Paul Williams is being sued by McMaster University for investigating terrorist activity at McMaster, in an attempt to stop Dr. Williams' investigation.

Atlas Shrugs reports “Rachel Ehrenfeld is one of the daring truth tellers that the Islamists want to shut up and shut down. She is the preeminent scholar on the tracking of Islamic terror funding. Like CAIR, the Saudis use the legal system to bankrupt and harass scholars, journalists etc. Steve Emerson is being sued as well (along with Charles Jacobs of the David Project) by the Islamic Society of Boston here and here

But this one cuts the cake.


Danny Nalliah and Daniel Scott are pastors who live in Australia. They are now being drug through the Australian court system due to charges brought against them by the Islamic Council of Victoria. The charges? Vilification of Muslims under Australia's Victorian Religious and Racial Tolerance Act of 2002.

So what did these hate mongers do?

Danny and Daniel were hosting a seminar about the similarities between Christianity and Islam when they began reading passages from the Koran to aid in their speech. Danny and Daniel, the evil Islam-haters, were found to have only made two errors in their speech.

1. He gave the wrong birthrate for Muslims in Australia.

2. He failed to quote a verse that showed Allah was merciful.

This is costing these men $150,000 in court fees!

But even if we win, the Islamists extract their pound of flesh. Debbie Schlussel sites one example.

Remember the frivolous lawsuit against America, filed by the Islamofascist American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)? The group tried to soak U.S. taxpayers in court on behalf of Hezbollah supporting "Americans" in Lebanon . . . after they already soaked U.S. taxpayers to evacuate those Hezbollah-loving "Americans" from Lebanon. Yesterday, the absurd lawsuit was dropped, to--surprise! surprise!--hardly a peep compared to the media fanfare surrounding the filing of this prime example of lawsuit abuse.

But regardless of the withdrawal of this suit, U.S. taxpayers have been soaked ad absurdum over the whole Lebanon thing, started by terrorist group Hezbollah.

U.S. taxpayers paid to fly these terror-sympathizers into the U.S.--many for the first time ever to set foot on our shores. And probably for the last time to ever be seen again--likely to disappear into the great American abyss free of Immigration and Customs Enforcement hassles. Sources from the Federal Air Marshals Service also inform that they had at least 12 Federal Air Marshals on each flight going out of Cyprus--out of fear by the U.S. Government that these ungrateful Hezbo supporters would try to hijack the planes on the way here. For all of that, we got sued by the ADC and a ACLU NSA plaintiff.

Litigation jihad is turning our justice system on its head in service to multiculturalism and political correctness. To quote Robert Spencer:

"The free world is under assault everywhere from the forces of jihad, working from the teachings of the Qur'an and Sunnah, and notably the words and deeds of Muhammad. Yet in America and the West, taking note of these rather obvious facts only brings one opprobrium, if the chattering classes deign to take notice at all: one is compelled in the mainstream of public discourse to deny the obvious. Everyone is busy tossing away common sense, reason, and basic powers of observation."

Litigation jihad is one weapon – and an effective weapon – in neutralizing our cultural defense mechanism which needs to be finely honed to defeat the Islamists and their plan for world domination.


Soup, Scorpions and Muslims

A recent court French court’s decision made me think of the old story of the scorpion and the turtle. It goes like this:

One day a scorpion stood at the edge of a pool, wanting to get to the other side. Along came a turtle to which the scorpion posed the question, "Would you give me a ride across the pond?"

"Of course not," mumbled the slow witted turtle.” For as surely as I give you a ride on my back you will bite me!"

"No. I promise. O won't bite you," said the scorpion.

He hopped atop the turtle and their journey began, about three quarters of the way across the pond the scorpion raised his poisonous tail and thrust it with all his might, right through the shell of the turtle, giving him a sting of death.

"But you promised not to bite," said the saying turtle. "Why would you do such a thing, even jeopardizing yourself?"

The scorpion replied, "I'm a scorpion. It's what I do."

Now replace the scorpion with Muslim and you have the gist of the court case.

A French court ruled Tuesday that an organization with far-right links can continue offering pork soup to the homeless, rejecting police complaints that the food distribution was racist. Police banned the soup kitchen last month, arguing that the handouts discriminated against Jews and Muslims who do not eat pork on religious grounds. The administrative court said the distribution was "clearly discriminatory," but could not be stopped because the organizers offered to feed anyone who asked for help.

Of source the left wing liberal mayor of Paris, of course, condemned the ruling.

"Faced by this initiative which stinks of xenophobia, I want once again to express city hall's desire to fight all forms of discrimination, racism and anti-Semitism," mayor Bertrand Delanoe said in a statement.

The group that handed out the soup in a jester of helping t heir fellow man earned the wroth of the left wing appeasers on two counts.

The food handouts are organized by a nationalist group called Solidarity of the French (SDF). It says its "pig soup," which uses pork fat for stock, is country fare much loved by French traditionalists.

If anything makes a French Islamist appeaser more upset is a right wing organization and defending of a traditional French anything.

"No-one has ever been able to prove that anyone has been refused soup or clothes on the grounds of their religion or race," SDF lawyer Frederic Pichon told France Info radio after Tuesday's court decision.

What is it with Muslims? Even when you lend a helping hand, they bite it.


Shari Law – Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

The definition of intimidation is to create fear in order to influence conduct. Of all the softening up tactics used by the fascists of the 1930s, this one was the most atrocious and the most visible. The process of intimidation and humiliation combined to create a climate, conducive to the oppression of one group by another.

Intimidation worked wonders for the Fascists of the 1930s. It’s doing the same today for the Islamists. There are distinct and troubling parallels between the intimidation tactics of the fascist of the 1930s and the Islamist of today.

Naw…It can’t happen here. Right?

Think again. Let’s take one small example – and one that going global.

Over at Family Security matters, Susan MacAllen of the Family Security Foundation wrote a piece called The Muslim Cab War in Minneapolis: Coming to Your Neighborhood Soon.

Discrimination against non-Muslim Americans is alive and well in Minneapolis and, as many of us could have predicted, the Minneapolis International Airport is finally being forced to do something about it. The hoopla began last October, when the media picked up a story that Muslim cabbies at the airport were refusing service to passengers carrying alcohol. This consisted mainly of unopened bottles that had been purchased during wine tours, or at the duty-free shop. The cab drivers argued that alcohol violated the tenets of Islam. (They also refused to pick up passengers at liquor stores and bars.)

In November, the controversy was given greater exposure when Muslim drivers refused transport to passengers with dogs - including those with seeing-eye or other service dogs, in direct violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Unless they’ve been reading the MSM, that’s pretty much of what the general public knows at this point. But this is not a recent issue and it’s no longer local.

When the issue hit the major media in Oct/Nov of 2006, it simultaneously hit the international media - due to a surge of similar incidents - in Australia, Canada, England, The Netherlands and Norway. Coincidence?

MAS was founded by U.S. members of the Muslim Brotherhood, a group originating in Egypt, with a long history of terrorist ties throughout the Middle East. The cabbies also received loud support from CAIR - Council for American-Islamic Relations - a controversial organization with monetary and loyalty ties to militant Islamic groups in the Middle East (and with whom Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), a proclaimed Muslim, is closely affiliated).

Muslims who refuse transport to passengers with dogs or alcohol have frequently cited Islamic law as the reason, which specifically states that these things are amongst the “najis”, or the unclean. Contact with such things - however distant apparently - requires ritualistic purification before prayer. The commonly accepted list of najis - there are ten - includes pigs, dogs, urine, feces, semen, alcohol and Kafirs (non-Muslims).

In 1997 a Muslim cab driver yanked a passenger out of his cab before her service dog could enter, shouting, “No dog! No dog! Get out! Get out!” injuring her. (He was sentenced to 120 days of community service at the Lighthouse of the Blind.) In Cincinnati in 1999, a blind passenger was refused entry with her dog. In both these instances, CAIR came to the public defense of the Muslims involved. In similar cases in Canada in 2000 and 2003, a passenger was refused cab entry with a service dog, one of many such incidents, and a blind woman was refused entry into a Muslim-owned convenience story with her dog. In November of last year, a Florida man was noisily thrown out of a convenience store because he had a service dog.

What’s happening here? Are we seeing the end result of our surrender to another culture in the service of multiculturalism? Are the Islamists seeing this resignation as a sign of submission to the Islamist ideology and Shari law? Are they seeing this submission by non-Muslims as another victory in the war against the non-Muslim world?

Damn Right!

Anyone following the news on the starboard side of the bloggosphere might feel that there’s been an increasing up tick in frequency of intimidations by Muslims. They just may be right.

Daniel Pipes reports:

“The violence by Muslims responding to comments by the pope fit a pattern that has been building and accelerating since 1989. Six times since then, Westerners did or said something that triggered death threats and violence in the Muslim world. Looking at them in the aggregate offers useful insights.”

  • 1989 – Salman Rushdie's novel, The Satanic Verses prompted Ayatollah Khomeini to issue a death edict against him and his publishers, on the grounds that the book "is against Islam, the Prophet, and the Koran." Subsequent rioting led to over 20 deaths, mostly in India.
  • 1997 – The U.S. Supreme Court refused to remove a 1930s frieze showing Muhammad as lawgiver that decorates the main court chamber; the Council on American-Islamic Relations made an issue of this, leading to riots and injuries in India.
  • 2002 – The American evangelical leader Jerry Falwell calls Muhammad a "terrorist," leading to church burnings and at least 10 deaths in India.
  • 2005 – An incorrect story in Newsweek, reporting that American interrogators at Guantánamo Bay, "in an attempt to rattle suspects, flushed a Qur'an down a toilet," is picked up by the famous Pakistani cricketer, Imran Khan, and prompts protests around the Muslim world, leading to at least 15 deaths.
  • February 2006 – The Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten publishes twelve cartoons of Muhammad, spurring a Palestinian Arab imam in Copenhagen, Ahmed Abdel Rahman Abu Laban, to excite Muslim opinion against the Danish government. He succeeds so well, hundreds die, mostly in Nigeria.
  • September 2006 – Pope Benedict XVI quotes a Byzantine emperor's views that what is new in Islam is "evil and inhuman," prompting the firebombing of churches and the murder of several Christians.

These six rounds, Pipes says, show a near-doubling in frequency: 8 years between the first and second rounds, then 5, then 3, 1, and ½. Is it because Muslims are more agitated or perhaps because the non-Muslim world does not counter these intimidations tactics and so it further emboldens the Islamists.

The Islamists have a goal with their intimidation. Make the free world think itself into a position of near impotence and impose their Islamic law on the non-Muslim world. Assimilation is not their goal – domination is.

Muslim Sues To Use Quran For Court Oath

Corruption Chronicles, a judicial Watch blog, reported another incident of Muslims waging their non-violent jihad in America - in this case, litigation jihad.

A North Carolina appeals court has reversed a trial judge's decision to dismiss a Muslim woman's lawsuit demanding the Quran be used for courtroom oaths. The woman, Syidah Mateen, initially filed the lawsuit in 2005 because she was denied placing her hand on the Quran as a witness in a trial.

State law allows witnesses preparing to testify in court to take their oath by laying a hand on the Holy Bible, by saying "so help me God" without the use of a religious book or with an affirmation using no religious symbols. The options led a trial judge to dismiss the suit, determining that there was no actual controversy warranting litigation since the woman was not forced to use the Bible.

Enter the Islamist’s ‘useful idiots’ (the ACLU) and our good friends at CAIR.

But this week, a three-judge appellate court panel unanimously reversed that decision, allowing the lawsuit to continue. The judges wrote that the complaint was sufficient to entitle litigation and the state must now waste taxpayer dollars to defend the case. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), well-known for its support of terrorism worldwide, also joined the case by demanding a statewide policy permitting use of the Quran and other religious texts in courtrooms.

Another example of creeping Sharia law in our culture.

A Muslim center in Greensboro is also involved because its offer to donate copies of the Quran to Guilford County's two courthouses was declined by judges who said an oath on the Quran is not a legal oath under state law. Additionally, a group of North Carolina religious leaders sent a letter to one of the county judges who said an oath on the Quran was not lawful.

Add this example of creeping Sharia law to the Ellison controversy, and you have the useful idiots claiming another victory for our ‘open’ multicultural society.

Don’t Say I’m Violent Because I’ll Attack You

Denmark has several organizations working to stop the Islamists. One of the newest and most active is the SIAD, which roughly translates in English to “Stop the Islamification of Denmark.” SIAD is made up of ordinary Danes with a peaceful and democratic message to all. Yet the Danish Minister for Justice, Lene Espersen, is denying them the right to publicly and peacefully go out and demonstrate, for fear that they will “create a public disorder” by being attacked by Islamist and leftwing groups.

Yes, you read that right. SIAD is prohibited from peacefully demonstrating because it will cause a violent reaction from others.

Espersen has declared “emergency laws” against SIAD, since courts have upheld their right to protest. On January 13, a peaceful SIAD meeting (not a protest) was broken up by Islamist and leftist gangs. Three SIAD members were hurt. What on earth is going on in Denmark? You can’t voice your opinion peacefully because it will promote violence from a group that you are saying is violent.

Has Danish cheese given Danes mush for brains?

And what about Canada? They too seem to be going over the deep end. Free speech is now a ‘Hate Crime’ in Canada.

An ex-terrorist, now converted to Christianity, tries to speak against violence in Islam in a neighborhood church – and is silenced by pressure from the mainstream media and local Islamist organizations, and may be prosecuted for a “hate crime.” Lebanon-native Zachariah Anani was a self-admitted terrorist before converting to Christianity. His first lecture given on January 11 at the small Campbell Baptist Church in Windsor, Canada stated that Islamic doctrine advocates violence against non-believers, especially Christians and Jews.

Anani’s second lecture, “Could Jihad Be Coming to Your Neighborhood?” was cancelled after pressure from the media, which also focused on Anani’s citizenship and harsh criticism of the sponsor of the lectures, Pastor Donald McKay. McKay spoke instead to a capacity crowd, speaking in defense of Canadian liberties and freedoms and promising to "jealously guard these things from being overtaken, from being overthrown."

On January 25, Anani is scheduled to give the third speech in the series, “Why the Islamic Faith is Indefensible.” But he may not get a chance. Members of the Windsor Islamic Association have filed a formal complaint with the Canadian Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), which has sent letters to Ontario Attorney General Michael Bryant asking for a prompt investigation into Anani's lectures under Canada's hate crimes legislation.

Support Pastor McKay and Zachariah Anani in their efforts to speak the truth. Write to Attorney General Michael Bryant, asking for him to NOT cave in to CAIR-CAN's oppressive intentions. And you might drop a line to Pastor McKay telling him of your support for his brave stand for human rights and freedom of speech.

A Week in the Life of the Islamist Intimidators

We all know of the Muslim women who refused to remove her veil at the request of car rental company.

Now she is demanding another hearing.

HAMTRAMCK, Michigan (AP) - A Muslim woman who lost her small-claims case against a car rental company after she refused to remove her veil while testifying has been granted a new hearing. The decision came after Ginnnah Muhammad of Detroit wore a scarf and veil that covers her head and face, leaving only the eyes visible, during a court hearing.

Muhammad wanted to contest a rental car company's charge to repair a vehicle she said had been broken into by thieves. The judge told her he needed to see her face to determine her truthfulness, and gave her a choice: remove the covering while testifying or have the case dismissed. She kept it on, and the judge ordered her to pay the rental car company. Muhammad successfully argued that she shouldn't have been forced to choose between her religious beliefs and her case and has been granted a new hearing next month.

Here are others. A very busy week for Islamists.

Devoted Muslim Husband Jailed for Protecting Wife's Honor
PARIS (Reuters) - A French Muslim who attacked a male gynaecologist for examining his wife just after she had given birth, saying it was against Islam, has been jailed for six months by a Paris court. Fouad ben Moussa burst into the delivery room at a Paris hospital last November and shoved, slapped and insulted Dr Jean-Francois Oury as he examined the woman after a complicated birth, the prosecution said in court on Wednesday.

Chi-Coms Kowtow to Muslim Intolerance: No Pig Ads for China's Year ...
SHANGHAI -- Next month, China will ring in the Year of the Pig. Nestle SA planned to celebrate with TV ads featuring a smiling cartoon pig. "Happy new pig year," the ads said. This week, China Central Television, the national state-run TV network, banned Nestle's ad -- and all images and spoken references to the animal in commercials, including those tied to the Lunar New Year, China's biggest holiday. The intent: to avoid offending Muslims, who consider pigs unclean. "China is a multiethnic country," the network's ad department said in a notice sent to ad agencies late Tuesday. "To show respect to Islam, and upon guidance from higher levels of the government, CCTV will keep any 'pig' images off the TV screen."

Montreal man refuses religious divorce to Muslim wife he stabbed
MONTREAL (CP) - The Crown says a Montreal man's refusal to grant his Muslim wife a Shariah divorce should be considered an aggravating factor when he is sentenced Friday for stabbing her and their baby daughter. Other than that, there is nothing the courts can do for the woman, whose husband pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault to avoid attempted murder charges. That, say advocates, is the problem with the refusal to recognize Shariah law in the Canadian judicial system.

Muslim protests, as Madhya Pradesh students salute Sun God
Bhopal/Indore, Jan 25 (ANI): Thousands of school children did the Surya Namaskar, a salutation to the Sun God, in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday amid protests by Muslim organisations. Undeterred by the protests, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan announced, ""We are going to include Yoga in the physical training curriculum in schools as it keeps both mind and body healthy. We'll help all the organisations that are working towards the promotion of yoga and also take their help in popularizing it in schools. We'll also award those who do exceptionally well in this field." Several Muslim organisations, however, protested the move, saying it was essentially a form of sun worship, something against the tenets of Islam. "By implementing Surya Namaskar, the government is trying to promote one particular religion. Other religions are being ignored. We are demonstrating to register our protest, " said Arif Masood, a protester.

Leading Arab American and Muslim American Advocacy Organizations Take Action Over ABC's Decision to Hire Glenn Beck
WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three leading Arab and Muslim American advocacy organizations have joined together to take action and voice their opposition over the decision of ABC's "Good Morning America" to hire Glenn Beck. The executive leadership of the Arab American Institute (AAI), American- Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) and the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) sent a letter to ABC/Disney expressing dismay and requesting a meeting to discuss their concerns. They have also each launched membership action campaigns, through which supporters have been calling and emailing ABC News to express dismay over "Good Morning America's" decision. During his tenure at CNN Headline News and as a talk-radio host, Beck has demonstrated an obvious anti-Arab and anti-Muslim prejudice in his broadcasts through threats and blatantly inaccurate statements. "[Glenn Beck's] addition to 'Good Morning America' would disseminate is prejudiced, openly-hostile and ignorant commentary to an even broader national audience, and diminish the credibility of your reputable and highly-rated news show," said the organizations' letter to ABC/Disney. "To provide a platform for his hateful speech is dangerous and irresponsible, and we strongly and urgently implore you to reconsider this move."

Muslim fans seek space for prayer
EVANSTON,IL– Devout Muslim fans at Northwestern University are asking the authorities to set aside a secluded space for the prayers or to grant them permission to come and go from the arena before the buzzer. Currently, the students try to play below the bleachers even as the game continues. School authorities say that while they value diversity, they are not yet ready to make an exception for the Muslim fans. The school’s athletic director will meet with Muslim student leaders to sort out the issue. Ruediger Seesemann, an associate professor of Islamic studies at Northwestern, said academic institutions have a responsibility to encourage spiritual formation. “These Muslim students want to integrate their Muslim identity with their identity as college students,” he said. “Why not let them bring their prayer rugs, let them pray and let them enjoy the basketball game?”

A very busy week indeed.

Muslim Women Confront Quebec Town

The storm of controversy raised by a small village in Quebec (which recently announced a “code of life,” that lays out societal norms for Herouxville, 165 kilometers northeast of Montreal) has a new aspect it to it.

Muslims are validating the need for it.

The declaration, passed by the town council last month, says a person’s face should not be covered, except at Halloween, and that children should sing Christmas songs in December. It warns would-be immigrants that women can vote, drive and dance if they choose. It says adults can drink alcohol and children cannot bring weapons, religiously symbolic or not, to school despite a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that has already upheld that right for Sikh Canadians.

And of course, the first protesters out of the box were religious minorities. One such minority has sensitivities were ruffled are – surprise, surprise – Muslims.

Clad in traditional Islamic head scarves, a delegation of Muslim women paid a visit Sunday to the Quebec town that passed a controversial code aimed at potential immigrants…….Although the list has no legal weight, it clearly targets religious minorities, said May Haidar, one of the women who made the journey to the community of 1,300 on Sunday afternoon. “We’re disappointed by this `code of life,”’ Haidar said. “It’s apparent there is a misconception and a wrong view of Muslim women, so we want to open a dialogue to let them know us and, of course, we want to know them.”

First of al, the “code’ does not make specific reference to any religion or ethnic groups. It’s a common sense declaration of the values of the community. Second of all, why would nay group call attention to itself protesting a negative? Doesn’t that group have something to be concerned about? By saying it opposes a decent set of Western values prove that the group itself endorses that which the “code” tries to prevent? What kind of “dialogue” do these Muslim women want to have? That they support their oppression which the “code’ clearly is against?

Go figure.

The town has already toned down the declaration, handing out another version Sunday that removed references to stoning women to death or burning them with acid……But Drouin was unrepentant about the list and said it will stay put.

“No major change,” he told reporters. He said the council has received thousands of e-mails from all over the world. “We’re not alone in this,” Drouin said. “The e-mails we’ve received… they all say the same thing: `We’re behind you.”’ One nearby town has passed a resolution in support of Herouxville but has not adopted their own “norms.” Another has passed a resolution in support of multiculturalism.

The defense of Western values is starting to spread in Quebec and what is the government doing about the controversy? Why do what every liberal minded appeaser does.

The debate over accommodation of ethnic, cultural and religious minorities continues to rage in Quebec and Premier Jean Charest has named a special commission to study the issue.

Then this silliness.

The Canadian Islamic Congress is still considering a human rights complaint against the Herouxville council.

Huh!? What human rights are being violated? The right to stone a woman? That Christmas be celebrated in the schools? That women be treated as second class citizens? That they can vote? That adults can drink alcohol and children cannot bring weapons, religiously symbolic or not, to school?

Are those the rights that the civil rights commission will defend? Paleeeeze!!

As for the reaction by the Herouxville residents.

About 50 residents came out to meet the women Sunday, sipping coffee as they waited.
Louise Trudel spoke at length with one of the visitors. She said it (the demonstration) was nice but accomplished nothing. “We didn’t even speak about the `code de vie,”’ she said. “At a certain point it (accommodation of minorities) must stop.” Her debate partner, Samira Laouni, felt differently. “For me it was very beneficial,” she said. “I didn’t leave my kids with my husband for nothing.”

I hope the “code” spreads to every village and hamlet in Canada and finds its way to the US. That’s the way this resistance to the non-violent jihads use by Islamists will defeat the creeping of Shariah law into our culture.

Those are examples of the rising Jihad temperature of for this week. When see in groups like this, the slow boil becomes obvious.

Next week a look back at the rising Jihad temperature of Islamist INFILTRATION!!

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