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If Only They Rioted...

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Submitted by JohnnyT (United States), Jun 27, 2007 at 18:44

When Islamists slaughter innocent Muslim women and children while screaming "Allah Akbar!"

When Islamists violate every precept and sanctity of international law by attacking and burning embassies.

When Islamists behead innocent Buddhists in Thailand or blow up Catholics in Philippine markets.

When a filmmaker like Theo van Gogh is butchered in the streets in the name of Islam.

When fatwas of death are issued by "religious" leaders in the name of Allah.

When Sudanese Islamists commit genocide and other crimes against humanity in Darfur.

Still waiting on that fatwa against Osama bin Laden. Not holding my breath.

This is not a clash of civilizations. That requires both sides to be civilized. By their actions, or inactions, ye shall know them. Silence is complicity.

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