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Submitted by jlb (Australia), Jul 9, 2005 at 02:20

Read your history.

Black slavery in USA went on for about 2-4 hundred years. It was going on long before that on the African continent. First black capturing blacks and then in later centuries selling also to Arab and then Arab/Muslims.

Long after the obviously majority English and also USA folks outlawed this practice, in spite of pleadings from the Negro and Arab and Muslim slavetraders begged the powers to continue the slavery trade. Note that the abolishionists were not all christian even, but just ordinary folk. Do you want to take a pot shot at the crusaders as well?
Are you aware that the christian populace and the Pope and western civiliztation pretty well sat on their hands for 3-4 centuries before finally striking back at the Muslims. Why? Because the Muslims had overrun a great deal of Europe. In fact they had forced themselves on no less territory than Alexander the Great, which makes them the biggest colonists that have ever existed equal only to Alexander the Great. But A the Great was much better, at least he did not enslave them with the tyranical cult/religion called Islam.

Enslaving blacks still continues today on the African continent (and elsewhere). Did you see that in Niger, at the insistence of colonial powers - USA and England and probably others, The Niger parliament in 2000 (approx) finally outlawed slavery of its own people), and history records that the Muslims hightened this practice long before English and USA 2-4 centureis of negro enslavement and the original perpetrators continued it long after better people voted against it.
Is it not Arab Islamists that buy boys as young as 2 from the Indian continent to ride their camels and literally discard them at about 8 yrs age?

And as for the Indian extermination being the worst recorded atrocity in history.Get Real
Damn near every nation has faced potential extermination at some time or another in history.
Much more recent history is the Jewish extermination, you are hyporcritically quiet on that issue.
It has always been a case of the bigger agressors win. That is history and somthing that every decent person does not want to see happen again. Indians were raiding and killing and the stronger tribe won long before the English even knew of the Americas and the USA as a nation was even thought of.

I am certainly not saying it is all fine, certainly not. I come from Aust, I guess I could cite the near extinction of the Aust Aborigines. Lets get over it and do better in the future.

I am fed up hearing the USA being called 'Colonists' - they have never colonised. No doubt they have interfered with internal politics of other countries, but never colonists.

And you speak of exterminations etc, while defending Islam. Well, have another look at your history books and I would not mind betting that massacres as the result of Islam expansion may well have resulted in more deaths in all of history than any other single cause. I cannot back that comment up with facts as I have not gathered the relevant data, but history again seems to indicate that might be so.

Think about this also.
If the PLO and Yassar Arafat had been dealt with (nipped in the bud) decades ago and treated as the murdering, lying scum that he is, then terrorism would not seem to be the viable and attrractive alternative that miscreants today take it for.
Remember probably the first scum in history to highjack commercial airplanes. The same scum that raided and killed athletes at the Olympic games at Munich.

Islam may well be inflicted (upon pain of death) on all of us if you and people like you do not look at and recognise facts instead of with your politically correct vision.

"For evil to triumph it only takes a few good men to do nothing."
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