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Scapegoating

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Submitted by Kepha Hor (United States), Sep 17, 2010 at 06:03

It always seems that Muslims blame someone else for their problems´╝î such as blaming the US for the Islamic world's penchant for oppressive and corrupt regimes. But were Islamic regimes ever anything but corrupt and oppressive? Even the immediate followers of Muhammad fell out with each other over who should be khalifa, and started assassinating each other.

Further, all the accomplishments of early "Islam" were those of Dhimmi. Now that the lands of Islam have gotten rid of most of their Christians and Jews, they are all poor when they don't have oil. And, is it the fault of the Spanish that their one country publishes more than the entire Arabic-speaking world?

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