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Who Said The US Has Not been Singed?

Reader comment on item: Does Europe Have No-go Zones?
in response to reader comment: 2007 "Why Aren't U.S. Cities Burning?" by Michael B. Katz

Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Jan 27, 2015 at 19:30

There appears to be a continuing comparison and then contrast of why sociological issues are to be quantified by the varying evidences of social injustice, and of varying levels of intolerances in which a generalized diatribe of hatred seem to be undercurrent in it all. Ghettos, pogroms, skid rows, and inner cities whether religiously or sociologically categorized by the social arbiters of politically motivated actions of them versus us has been part and parcel of all the histories of all the empires and other governments of times past; are there reason one might be prompted to say one is worse than another?

In that vein, what is appearing on the horizon is that the fact of Islam not desiring to be immersed in Western environments, and that an extremist mentality is in this struggle to prevent assimilation, by any means possible. What this means is that if there is an enclave of Muslim influences that do not espouse being immersed in the host society, then jihad is the answer they are encouraged to follow. Lawlessness is invoked by which they shake off the shackles of 'Western Imperialism,' only to be replaced by the imperialism of the Islamic Caliphate.

The only reason the world is not all Muslim now is that they were not able to convince the world that Islam is peaceable then. Even in this resurgence of the Arab uprising and breakout attempts of the terrorist mentality to rule over all, they will again run out of reasons why Islam should not be constrained in their attempts to bring all under shari'a law because violence will always beget violence and nothing based upon hatred lasts forever.

As for cities not burning, somehow the devastation of the towers took away any delusion that we are not at war with the enemies abroad; only who is paying attention?


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