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Convert or Die! Islam's Contract on Pope Benedict XVI

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Submitted by Denis Schulz (United States), Sep 26, 2006 at 18:33


Al Capone was quiet about what he intended to do to Bugs Moran—he snuck around in the night, brought in thugs from out of town, made plans for his own absence. Adolph Hitler used deceit. He sent the SA (the Sturmabteilung) on vacation and while they were pampering themselves at Bad Wiessee, Heinrich Himmler prepared the Night of the Long Knives. There was no publicity, no warning, the contract was let, the deed was done and Himmler and Reinhardt Heydrich went home happy. The SA was not asked to convert to any new political philosophy or to pay an onerous tax (a jizya) as a sign of submission. They were negatively extended—one of Joe Stalin's euphemisms for single or mass disappearances. Bugs Moran never got Capone's Valentine's Day card—he was a late riser—which was fortunate otherwise he wouldn't have had the pleasure of dying of lung cancer in a Federal Penitentiary and being buried in a pauper's grave.

The Nazis, the Mafia, the Communists; the Klan—all had hit lists, some more extensive than others. They selected their targets carefully, hired assassins or made the hit themselves and seldom bragged about it. It was dirty, disgusting work that did little to enhance their reputations. One had to keep one's hands clean. Such is not the case with Islam. When the Mad Mullahs propose a contract—a fatwa—there is no secrecy, they want everybody to know, especially the honoree. The insane vie with the insane to be first and Pope Benedict XVI has been duly put on notice. The crazies want to Pope worse than they wanted Salman Rushdie and Ayann Hirsi Ali. The Pope has been asked to convert to Islam, the first step in the ritual. Actually he has three choices; he can convert, he can remain a Christian by admitting his inferiority to Islam and by paying a tax (the jizya) or he can die.

Dr. Imad Hampto, a Palestinian religious leader, said, "We want to use the words of the Prophet Muhammad and tell the pope, "Aslim Taslam." Joe Stalin would have recognized Aslim Taslam for what it was—negative extension. The Klan knew it as cross burning. The Prophet had used the Aslim Taslam phrase in letters he had sent to rival tribal chieftains. It meant "convert or die." If Capone or Hitler had sent Aslim Taslam notices to Bugs Moran and Ernst Rhoem (SA Chief) they would have given away their advantage. Moran and Rhoem were not novices when it came to violence. In fairness to Capone, he never targeted anyone remotely close to Benedict XVI in thought, word and deed, and would have been aghast at the very idea. Herr Adolph gave little thought to the morality of his actions and in that he was more akin Muhammad than he was to Al

The ‘insulting' historically accurate words were scarcely out of the Pope's mouth when the Aslim Taslam threats began and, as with the Jyllands-Posten cartoons, everybody wanted to get into the act. Mohammed al-Qaddafi, son of Libya's Moammar Qaddaft, drew a line in the sand. "If this person (Benedict XVI) were really someone reasonable, he would not agree to remain at his post one minute but would convert to Islam immediately," he said. The road apple never falls far from the horse's patooot.

From the great theological university at Qom in Iran the Ayatollah Abdullah Javadi Amoli wagged the Qur'an in the face of the unbelievers. "Pope should know that had it not been for Islam and its divine book, nothing would have been left of Christianity and Judaism," he _______(fill in the blank with screeched, thundered, screamed, or boasted). One might have added ‘lied' to the list but there is some doubt as to Amoli's capacity to understand or absorb ideas originating beyond the mental confines of the Islamic straightjacket. Yet Amoli is inviting the religious leaders and followers of other religions to meet with Muslim divines so they can get to ‘know' that Islam is the religion of reason and logic.

Did he say reason and logic? Yes, he did.

Qur'an 72:15 "The disbelievers are the firewood of hell."

Qur'an 60:5 "We reject you. Hostility and hate have come between us forever, unless you believe in Allah only."

There was more reason and logic (and more humanity) in the relationship between Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner.

If America had been as outraged over 9/11 as Islam has been over a few words from the Pope, the Nuclear Clock would have struck Midnight and Mecca, Tehran and Riyadh would be glowing in the dark. There is no logic and reason in Islam—the only constant is a smoldering hatred of non-Muslims. Islam was founded by a madman and kept alive by the life's blood of destroyed civilizations. From San Diego to Srinagar and from Detroit to Damascus there are millions of Muslims capable of killing the Pope A suggestion from a Mad Mullah, a chance opportunity, a moment of rage—the rage that constantly consumes altogether too many Muslims—and the deed would be done. It would be easier to find a Muslim willing to murder the Pope than to find a Christian willing to torch the Qur'an.

Islam is not a religion of peace and toleration; it is not a religion of reason and logic. It is what Muhammad made it and disbelievers are the firewood of hell.


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