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Suddenly everything is "terrorism"

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Submitted by Pat (United States), Jul 7, 2007 at 20:48

"The fact is, if you look at the history of terrorism over the last 60 years, take Islam away from the picture, you suddenly have no terrorism."

kid bertha,

the one place where this theory doesn't apply is Northern Ireland. The IRA planted bombs and killed many people indiscriminately. This is called "Christian terrorism" by apologists for Islam.

Some PCers also refer to Oklahoma City and the anti-abortionists. They're both thin cases, each for different reasons.

We may yet find out that Oklahoma City has an Islamic connection but Timothy McVeigh was enough for the liberal press to say: see it's not just Muslims who are terrorists. Christians are too. In this case they ignore that Christianity had absolutely no role in McVeigh's thought process.

The abortion crusaders are a little stronger but there too the press and Islamic apologists overlook the fact that these acts are not justified by any Christian doctrine and that Christians didn't applaud them or even condone them. The people who committed those acts had to answer for them.

Now everything is considered terrorism. Suicide bombings were first used by the Tamil Tigers, so that means that it's not at all Islamic. Every excuse that can possibly turn our attention away from the real problem of militant Islam is seized upon. Otherwise we might have to face facts and make difficult decisions and take uncomfortable actions.

I agree with you that our political correctness will be our undoing. Until we, as a nation, decide that we have something worth preserving, we will continue sinking into the abyss.

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