The face of terror is not the true faith of Islam. That’s not what Islam is all about. Islam is peace. These terrorists don’t represent peace. They represent evil and war.
George W. Bush, Remarks by the President at Islamic Center of Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. September 17, 2001, Six days after the September 11th attack
“The U.S. military respects the rights of all Muslims, and acknowledges that Islam is a religion of peace,” Spokesman for the President Jay Carney in response to Fort Hood Shooting
These outright fabrications and lies are unacceptable and are borderline treasonous. Do you believe what I say or do you believe what I tell you? According to the website “The Religion of Peace” as of April 18, 2014 there have been 20,022 Muslim terrorist attacks since 9/11/01. This averages out to 1,800 deadly Muslim attacks each year, or 150 a month or, five a day.
In order to explain the violence on a more personal level, here is an April 16, 2014 release from the AP.
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Islamic militants have struck for a fourth time in three days in Nigeria, killing 20 people including a traditional ruler in attacks in the northeast, local government and security officials said Wednesday.
The unprecedented string of attacks has many questioning the role of politicians in the insurgency and the ability of Nigeria’s military to contain the 5-year-old Islamic uprising that has killed more than 1,500 people this year, compared with an estimated 3,600 from 2010 to 2012.
It has been estimated that there is 108 verses in the Quran which demand Muslims fight unbelievers. This is not metaphorical or apologetical fights but physical confrontations. This is a small sample. The Quran, Text, Translation and Commentary By Abdullah Yusaf Ali
2:190-193 “Fight in the cause of God those who fight you … And slay them wherever ye catch them … And fight them on until there is no more tumult or oppression and there prevail justice and faith in God …”
2:216 “Fighting is prescribed for you and ye dislike it. But it is possible that ye dislike a thing which is good for you, and that ye love a thing which is bad for you. But God knoweth and ye know not.”
2:224 “Then fight in the cause of God and know that God heareth and knoweth all things.”
3:195 “… Those who have … fought or been slain, verily I will blot out from them their iniquities and admit them into Gardens with rivers flowing beneath; a reward from the presence of God …”
4:101 “… For the Unbelievers are unto you open enemies.”
4:74, 75 “Let those fight in the cause of God who sell the life of this world for the Hereafter. To him who fighteth in the cause of God whether he is slain or gets victory, soon shall we give him a reward of great (value). Those who believe fight in the cause of God and those who reject faith fight in the cause of evil, so fight ye against the friends of Satan, feeble indeed is the cunning of Satan.”
4:95 “Not equal are those believers who sit at (at home) and receive no hurt and those who strive and fight in the cause of God with their goods and their persons. God hath granted a grade higher to those who strive and fight with their goods and persons than those who sit (at home).
5:36 “The punishment of those who wage war against God and His apostle and strive with might and main for mischief through the land is: execution, or crucifixion, or the cutting off of hands and feet from opposite sides, or exile from the land. That is their disgrace in this world and a heavy punishment is theirs in the Hereafter.”
5:54 “O ye who believe. Take not the Jews and the Christians for your friends and protectors. They are but friends and protectors to each other. And he amongst you that turns to them (for friendship) is of them. Verily God guideth not a people unjust.”
9:5 “… fight and slay the pagans wherever ye find them, and seize them, beleaguer them, and lie in wait for them in every stratagem (of war) …”
9:29 “Fight those who believe not in God nor the Last Day nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by God and his apostle nor acknowledge the Religion of Truth (even if they are) of the people of the Book, until they pay the Jizya [religious tax] with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.”
47:4 “Therefore, when ye meet the unbelievers, smite at their necks, at length when ye have thoroughly subdued them, bind a bond firmly (on them) … but if it had been God’s will, he could certainly have exacted retribution from them (himself), but (he lets you fight) in order to test you, some with others. But those who are slain in the way of God, he will never let their deeds be lost.”
61:4 “Truly God loves those who fight in His cause in battle array, as if they were a solid cemented structure.”
The spread of Islam in the seventh and eighth centuries was not from apologetical debate or convincing arguments, it is a history of brutal military conquest. Shortly after the death of the prophet Muhammad in 632 until around 750 an immense amount of the Old World was conquered by the sword from India in the east, to Spain in the west. Of the five centers of Christian learning, Jerusalem, Antioch, Alexandria, Constantinople, and Rome, three were lost in the first hundred years. Constantinople was lost in 1453. Almost everyone has forgotten that Jerusalem, Syria, Egypt and Turkey were once important centers of Christianity with populations estimated at five or six million people were reduced to a few thousand.
The conquest of Arabia itself, set the tone for the brutality of the Muslim conquests. The first caliph, Abu Bakr, after Muhammad’s death in 632 proclaimed a jihad against tens of thousands of Arabs were put to death. This war was known as the “Ridda Wars” which means Apostasy.
The next caliph, Omar, started conquests which conquered Syria in 636, Egypt in 641, the Persian Empire in 650. A hundred years later all of north Africa and Spain to the west were conquered. The lands of central Asia to the north and India to the east fell in rapid succession.
The first stage of Islamic invasion is ‘Da’wa’ means the “call to Islam.” The Da’wa is from the Quran where Allah commands that enemies be given an opportunity to convert to Islam or pay the jizya tax. If they refuse both, the command is to kill them
…And never would We punish until We sent a messenger. And when We intend to destroy a city, We command (them)…but they defiantly disobey… We destroy it with [complete] destruction.
The second stage is the invasion. After the invasion, the spoils of war are distributed to the victors. There is an interesting verse Surah 4:24 describing the fate of the conquered. Since it was a sin to have sex with married women there was confusion if Muslim men were permitted to rape wives in front of their husbands. Of course Allah permitted this.
It has been suggested that most people who converted to Islam after conquest were under no duress. The only choice for the conquered is conversion, pay the jizya (tax) or death. The jizya is a confiscatory tax conferring a second-rate social status and systematic enforced humiliation. If a person does not want to starve to death or have his women taken from him and force married to a Muslim, he converted to Islam. In Catholic World News ( April 10, 2014) the practice of kidnapping and raping Christian girls is exposed and continues to this day in Muslim countries.
Another evil of Islam is the marriage of girls as young as nine. The Ayatollah Khomeini of Iran married a ten-year-old girl when he was twenty-eight. According to this Muslim cleric marriage to a prepubescent girl is “a divine blessing.” His advice is “Do your best to ensure that your daughters do not see their first blood in your house.” As dictator in Iran he lowered the legal marriageable age of girls to nine.
There are many health problems associated with child brides. One of these problems is fistula. Young brides are most vulnerable to the disease. In fistula the tissues of a women’s vagina and her bladder are ripped. The drip of bodily wastes down her legs emits a strong smell. Usually she is rejected by her husband and sent home to the parents who may refuse to take her back. Fistula and child marriage is 100% preventable.
There are many other atrocities including the genocide of the Armenians which inspired Hitler own genocide and the genocide of an estimated 70,000 Christians in Lebanon in our time. Our own presidents are guilty of misleading the American people on the nature of Islam. It is no surprise that the Unholy, Rick Warren and the Profane, John Piper, have compromised their Christian faith to accommodate Islam.