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Christians and Jews, start saving up for the Jizya!

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Dec 12, 2017 at 10:47

"In brief, the Maronites have gone from being free Christians to partial dhimmis."

That's as good a summation as I can think of. Now, with the Shiites (including Hizbullah) controlling the Christians, the Sunni Arabs are the "odd man out" in Lebanon -- as they are in Syria and Iraq -- even though, altogether, they are the largest ethnic group in the levant. They are now in charge only in Ramallah and Gaza (where, again, they are actually flunkies of the Iranians), Jordan, Egypt and Arabia. This is the lowest point they've gotten to, since the ousting of the Turks by the British in 1917; and the Arabs have "accomplished" this by incessant attacks on the Jews. Dumb, Arabs. Dumb.

The Christians have fared even worse -- not just in the Middle East, but also in the Christian homeland of Europe. They also have "accomplished" this, to a large degree, by attacks on the Jews -- from the pogroms, to the Holocaust, to today's BDS movement. Dumber, Christians. Dumber.

...and the good news? Now that Da'esh has been defeated, the Sunnis need a champion; and a willing "hero" is waiting in the wings: Recep Tayyi8p Erdogan's Turkey. He plans to "liberate" much of the former Ottoman lands, after seeing to the genocide of the Kurds, his fellow Sunnis. He will then attack Israel, of course (Ezekiel 38-39).

The Christians? The "last stand" for Christians lately, has been alongside the Jews of Israel, with whom we share the distinction of being the world's nearly universal pariah. Even as I write, though, there are many Christians who consider the Jews to be their enemies; and by "consider", I mean vehemently and religiously consider. This is very similar to the way many Jews consider Christians.

Perhaps we've all been reading from the script written by the Melkites and Maronites. Start saving now, everyone, for your jizya tax!

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