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Submitted by Geoff (Canada), Oct 5, 2010 at 09:39

I agree Mr. Pipes that Islam is a growing issue, just as Soviet Communism was, and as National Socialism was (remember the Nazis anyone?). It is a social-political-religious organization that wants to fuse together religion and state, yet in a dictatorial fashion that will control everything you do (again, remember Communism, Dictatorshiops, Nazis...?).

If it comes to this, where institutions like sharia law will dominate wetern life, then western society will have fallen to a system that relates to communism and dictatorship, something that our fathers and grandfathers fought against and won --at a cost of millions of lives.

With Islam however, there is a hesitation to really do something about it because it is categorized as 'religion' which the western world respects (the right to practice your religion). Islam is playing this card to the max with confusing signals such as "we are a religion of peace" (although islam suggests to kill non-muslims...and please let's not deny this fact because it is written in their book); meanwhile, the politicians bicker as to how to respond to this without "insulting muslims." (meanwhile in muslim-dominated areas, churches are forcibly closed and Christians are persecuted)

I've commented before in some other of your posts, but I need to say this again: this lack of resolute and decisive action reminds me of Europe and its "politically emasculated" members who took no resolute action against the Nazis until it was too late...and millions died while the politicians "sipped tea."

Islam requires a heavy hand upon it because it represents "something nice" on the surface, but hides a sinister darkness whose potential to launch indescriminate death is enormous.

Please Mr. Pipes, let's encourage our esteemed politicians not to play politics this time, but get down to the nitty-gritty: stay alert, like the Minutemen, stand ready, stay informed, KNOW THE NEW RISING ENEMY which is Islam.

Welcome to the new Cold War.

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Title Commenter Date Thread
1Islam should meet same fate as communism and nazism [152 words]Muslimk***Oct 31, 2010 06:09179767
1Islam is at war with everybody!!! [40 words]JaladhiOct 27, 2010 15:21179673
continuation of political correctness [66 words]Jules PostenOct 25, 2010 19:11179627
about professor sidikki [38 words]siaska bijouxOct 22, 2010 00:43179530
2Theatre Of The Absurd [316 words]GeoffOct 5, 2010 09:39178982
2Islam is a Totalitarian System [84 words]Tom DundeeOct 8, 2010 10:51178982
2It is depressing but there is hope [259 words]RajeevOct 10, 2010 03:25178982
Islam and the West [147 words]funnuface1Oct 16, 2010 18:00178982
2This is New York 10 years from now if the 9/11 Mosque is built: [1 words]JerraytssiOct 3, 2010 09:34178925
Must watch video [72 words]RajeevOct 4, 2010 02:57178925
Title not needed [41 words]Jim CoffeyOct 2, 2010 16:20178904
3Islam and war [6 words]dhimmi no moreOct 2, 2010 13:00178901
1Religion Used In War [50 words]Clifford IshiiOct 3, 2010 21:32178901

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