2 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Blackmail and Extortion

Reader comment on item: Why Corporations Fund Radical Islam

Submitted by Jane (United States), Sep 2, 2005 at 16:49

Brilliant.

America has spent a whole generation trying so hard not to offend anyone or damage the psychy of any dysfunctional member of society that we have even rewritten much of our history, and apparently, run short of testosterone and self esteem along the way.

I was told by Arabs and Pakistanis that Arabian law forbids Americans to dress in their traditional robes. In our own country we cower before a small minority, so much so, that we won't even tell the truth if they don't want it revealed. Yet, Muslim men call us whores, bimbos, and cattle and jail our men for wearing a robe or turban in their land! We are allowed little of the freedom in their home that they demand as our guests. Some actually come here because our laws protect and allow them to hurt us even better than their own laws do.

American mothers threw out toy guns, keeping score at games, tough grading in school and encouraged little boys to be and feel more like little girls. It must have worked! New Orleans looks like the third world country Islamists want America to become. Martial Law and shoot on sight would have controlled things, but it takes testasterone and a confidence we don't even want our men to display. God forbid we sound offensive to a Jesse Jackson or Tony Mohammad - we'd rather grovel and pay them bribes to be silent. Paying blackmailers and gangs doesn't work - it only encourages more of the same and increases the threat.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Blackmail and Extortion by Jane

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)