69 million page views

the arrogance of Islam

Reader comment on item: Cartoons and Islamic Imperialism

Submitted by richard mcgahey (United States), Feb 7, 2006 at 15:05

Yes, it is okay to ridicule, demonize and spit on Jews, Christians, Hindus and other religions...but hands off Islam! And what was so offensive about a bomb in Muhammad's turban?

From the teachings coming from the mosques I'd think they would be proud of the Danish cartoon. And why would this cartoon be considered offensive? It speaks the truth. Islam has been telling me for years now that it is not only accepted to bomb, torture and kill the infidels but it is the "hightest honor" and that a sexual frenzy waits on those that do these things in paradise. How is this wrong to show Islam what it would look like if it would just turn and look into the mirror?

Frankly, I'm tired of my country appeasing people who make no secret about their contempt for my religion, my history, my values and my country. I'm tired of weak, spineless politically correct people looking into the nights sky and telling me the sun is out. Islam in America has truly become the elephant in the room. I am disgusted by the teachings of Islamism and the broad based support that these sick imams shout on a daily basis. They are not whispering their hatred to us. They are not speaking softly about their intentions. They are screaming at the top of their lungs that they will make my country and the rest of the world into an Islamic world and who in the heck is listening? What happened to God given common sense?

I served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps and went to war for this country and my government now supports the muzzling of offensive cartoons because they offend the enemy western civilization. Yes, they are the enemy of western civilization. Newsflash: WHEN THEY SAY THEY WANT TO RULE YOU THEY ARE YOUR ENEMY! You can ridicule Christ, Judiasm, Christians etc..just for God's sakes, PLEASE, don't insult the moslems.

Where was Uncle Sam when Andre Serran put the crucifix in urine? Where was the outrage from our government then? I'm sick and tired of this walking on egg shells for fear of offending a culture that has demonstrated that it is inferior. Yes, I said it-INFERIOR. What, other than the sword (or more appropriately, the bomb) has this civilization brought to us lately?

I am sick and tired of spineless, politically correct "leaders" bowing down and kissing the foot of those who would destroy what has been so hard to obtain and keep. Ronald Reagan said, "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction." He said that it must be fought for, protected and handed down to the next generation or we would "Spend our sunset years telling our children and children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free" People need to wake up before it is too late.

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2023 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)