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It didn't start in 1990

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Submitted by Timothy E. Vislocky (United States), Aug 27, 2002 at 12:55

Islam has been violently expanding since Mohammmed rolled out of Mecca in the 800's. Part of the reason the Dark Ages were so dark was because Muslim pirates raided European settlements all along the Mediterrean raping, enslaving and murdering every where they went. Even as the West began to recover in the Middle Ages the Muslims still pounded away at Europe until they were finally defeated at the gates of Vienna.

War and violence has been inextricable bound up with Islam since its beggining. We need to wean our country off of Near Eastern oil and construct a an ideological, religious and military cordon sanitaire around the Muslim bloc countries to stop the spread of this lethal creed.
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