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On the nail!

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in response to reader comment: Political correctness to describe Islam and Muslims will be our downfall!!

Submitted by Sadhasiv (United States), Sep 12, 2007 at 10:25

Ironically, some Western AUTOCRATS (such as Charles Martel and his grandson Charlemagne) had a more accurate vision of Islam (Martel stopped the Moors at Poitiers and drove them back past the Pyrnees) than do modern Western democratic governments.

Also holds true of the best-known EASTERN democracy, India (autocratic ruler Jayapala (c) 1000 AD understood the danger of Subuktigin and Mahmud of Ghazni--unfortunately, he failed to understand that they had a different concept of "fair fighting" than his own; modern Indian governments, even the BJP--an offshoot of Hedgewar's RSS which hates Muslims and Christians--have all failed to see past the PC bakvas).

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