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Submitted by DANIEL REDMOND (United States), Feb 29, 2008 at 01:54

Just as Europe has succumbed to the liberal lunacy manifest in an unbridled acceptance of those dual pillars of left-wing sentiment, 'diversity' and 'multi-culturalism,' there are large numbers of their kindred spirits here in the United States ready to welcome Islam into our country with open arms. Having successfully converted Europe into a place now often referred to as 'Eurabia,' let's take a quick look at what life will likely become here once the good old USA has been converted into 'Saudi America.'

First, forget about issues of gay rights or gay marriage. The punishment for merely being homosexual under Islam's Sha'ria law is death by stoning. And don't think this is a hypothetical punishment rarely visited upon gays. It takes place all the time in places like Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Second, equality of the sexes will quickly become a thing of the past. In Islamic societies women cannot vote, are often forbidden to even leave the house without a male relative, and are routinely flogged on public streets for violations of the Islamic dress code.

Third, religious freedom shall become a thing of the past. Islam does not condone other religions, period, and the penalty for either attempting to convert a Muslim to Christianity or for renouncing Islam is death.

Fourth, 'honor they father' takes on new meaning under Islam. If you're a woman, forget about choosing your own mate. Marriages are generally 'arranged' by one's parents for the women of Islam and refusing to abide by such arrangements may lead Daddy to kill you in order to save the family's 'honor.' And if you happen to be a lesbian, well, re-read item number 1 please.

Fifth, party time is over. Merely sipping a glass of beer will get you eighty lashes and indulging in a little 'nose candy' or any other illegal narcotic will probably lead to you losing your head---literally---at the business end of a professional executioner's sword. (In Saudi Arabia the government has hired professional executioner's who travel around the country lopping off the heads of the condemned.)

Sixth, if you're raped, don't take your case to court. Under Islam's Sha'ria legal code a woman's testimony in a court of law is worth only half that of a man's, so if you've been sexually assaulted and it becomes a case of "he said / she said" in the court room with no other witnesses, you're in deep doo-doo because you have either admitted to having had sex out of wedlock, which is punishable with a sentence of death by stoning, or you've had sex with another man while married and committed adultery, also punishable with the same sentence. Either way, you're screwed.

Anyway, this is a brief glimpse of what liberals shall have ushered into existence if and when they ever manage to fully open the doors to Islam and create 'Saudi America' here in the Western Hemisphere. Fortunately, unlike in Europe, liberalism is on the wane here in the United States and so there is still some will to fight against the inevitability of such dire outcomes.

- Daniel Redmond


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