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Greetings. After this weekend, this Take Our Country Back Blog will be moving to the new web site. Too many conservatives are getting zapped by the intolerant dweebs of the Obama Goons and seeing that this editing platform is a free site, Blogger can do pretty much what it feels like doing. Hence, I now have a paid site and will be migrating the last 1400+ posts shortly.

So, one day, you just may click this page somewhere and it will show up as "private". It has been fun but the intolerant Czarbie Goon Squads are brain dead idiots. They can come play at the new site which I OWN outright.

Saturday, October 11, 2008

What Is Wrong With The Politico?


~Snooper~


Don't these people read? If so, can they not comprehend? This type of driveling nonsense is "Rather" inane. Oh. Wait. it isn't "The Politico". It is a moonbat Democrat from Georgia, one John Lewis. Figures. This fool has PDS bad. Listen to this crap...
What impact will the finding that Sarah Palin "abused her authority" have on the campaign?
I have a question for the idiot Rep from GA and yes, you can quote me on it.
What part of "proper and lawful" do you not understand there, skippy?
In the much awaited for report on the non-issue issue filed away as Troopergate, Sarah Palin was exonerated and the moonbats cannot accept the fact that once again, they have lost a witch hunt. Just listen to them squeal like the banshees they are.

I wrote about Troopergate yesterday and I have finished the pdf report. For all of the falderal, it sure was a waste of time, effort, resources and PUBLIC funds. The investigators - or the instigators - are the ones that need to be investigated. This whole thing was a sham in a vain attempt to distract from the fact that Czarbie and Friends are the real problems for this nation.

The idiot writing in the Politico reminds me of the idiot Riehl World View wrote about:
Oh, Shut Up!

Damn this is getting annoying as Hell. These freaking morons think America is simply supposed to bend over and anoint this empty suit because he's black. Anything and everything one says against their black Jesus must be a racial slur.

Keep pushing this BS right up until election day. I can't think of anything that will result in more people of non-color rejecting the jerk at the polls. If they want to see some hate, why don't they sit down and start playing tapes of Jeremiah Wright amongst themselves. [...]
By the way, it is the same author in both Politico pieces. Maybe folks are right about Politico...unfair, unhinged and unbalanced. That might be out of lione but one thing is for sure; John Lewis is a moonbat.

Read the crap at Memeorandum...and here...

The Ten Planks: Refresher For the Uneducated


~Snooper~


I was over at a very interesting site just a few moments ago and thought to bring up the much hated List of 45. I decided to bring that list up again as I read the Ten Planks of the Communist Manifesto. In my article The List of 45, I bring up the Ten Planks among other things. However, I will keep this post simple. It is self-explanatory, especially due to recent unconstitutional activity within the Dishonorable Halls of CONgress.
Karl Marx's "10 Planks" to seize power and destroy freedom:

01. Abolition of Property in Land and Application of all Rents of Land to Public Purpose.

02. A Heavy Progressive or Graduated Income Tax.

03. Abolition of All Rights of Inheritance.

04. Confiscation of the Property of All Emigrants and Rebels.

05. Centralization of Credit in the Hands of the State, by Means of a National Bank with State Capital and an Exclusive Monopoly.

06. Centralization of the Means of Communication and Transport in the Hands of the State.

07. Extension of Factories and Instruments of Production Owned by the State, the Bringing Into Cultivation of Waste Lands, and the Improvement of the Soil Generally in Accordance with a Common Plan.

08. Equal Liability of All to Labor. Establishment of Industrial Armies, Especially for Agriculture.

09. Combination of Agriculture with Manufacturing Industries; Gradual Abolition of the Distinction Between Town and Country by a More Equable Distribution of the Population over the Country.

10. Free Education for All Children in Public Schools. Abolition of Children's Factory Labor in it's Present Form. Combination of Education with Industrial Production.
Which of the Ten Planks have already been assimilated into our society? Do you know? Do you care? Does it matter?

Barack's Friend Rezko? Should Czarbie Worry?


~Snooper~


We have all heard the phrase that there is honor among thieves...except when jail time is a reality and when there is a chance that sentencing can be relaxed or if a deal can be made. This usually means that there are negotiations in the works. Apparently, Rezko's reality has set in and has started naming names. Barack should be worried...or not. Hopefully, Barack's closest friends won't meet up with similar fates of the closest friends of the Clinton Clansmen.

As I have reported earlier here and here, others have been chiming in with the likelihood that the earlier reports are indeed valid. Both Right Wing Nut House and Redstate are now "checking things out", as it were. Atlas Shrugs has also come on line about this issue.

I first learned of this from Confederate Yankee and in his post, he actually made contact with the theoretical prosecutor(s) in Chicago and they responded with the usual clamor of we can't say either way which is an admission of sorts. I suppose they are working on plugging those leaks. Yahoo! News is also carrying the story.

From RWNH:
The news out of Chicago is not good for Governor Rod Blagojevich. Convicted Chicago political operator Antoin “Tony” Rezko is talking to prosecutors about what he knows as far as corruption in Illinois and Chicago politics.

Believe me, it’s plenty. [...]

[...] There are other Rezko-Obama dealings such as Obama’s steering state contracts to Rezko’s businesses in exchange for fundraising assistance and campaign contributions. But that kind of thing is done all the time and you’d probably have to arrest just about every member of the House of Representatives and the Senate if a prosecutor would go after lawmakers who greased the palms of cronies and fundraisers with contracts.

So in order to understand why Obama may be sweating, I will have to give you a quick primer on the nature of Chicago politics.

There is a triad in the city that rules in all matters political and most matters economic. The first leg of the triad is the “legitimate” businessman. In order to start a business or expand one, you obviously need a bunch of licenses, permissions, and approvals from several city departments. You also need a little “juice” (used to be called “clout”). Nothing gets done in Chicago without greasing the palms of the right people either by gifts, promises of future considerations, or outright bribes. [...]
The bottom line is this...the Chicago politician running for POTUS doesn't need to be schooling anyone at any time about personal and professional integrity. Especially John McCain. Say what you will about McCain, he ain't from Chicago nor does he have skeletons in his closet to run away from. Obama does and that is why he refuses to talk about them and calls on his Thug or Goon Squads to "get in our faces" and classify any criticism as racism.

From Redstate:
[...] Jake Tapper has a bit more, and he's speculating - slightly - about whether there's going to be anything directly alleged against Obama by Rezko. Personally? I doubt it - although this bit about Rezko's dealings with a yet-unnamed bank has generated a certain amount of speculation. Comes right down to it, I won't shed a tear if it turns out that Senator Obama is personally innocent of any felonies, unethical behavior, or criminal conspiracies that might have involved Tony Rezko. You know why?

Because watching the Feds frog march out selected members of Obama's Illinois-originated staff from DNC headquarters in Chicago will be just as much fun, that's why. You know and I know that some of them aren't innocent (they're part of the Illinois political class, which makes them arguably corrupt by default), they won't have covered their tracks well enough, and Senator Obama won't dare protect them if they get fingered. They'll be on their own, just like every other suddenly-sweating politician in Illinois. From both parties. [...]
Absolutely AMEN and Roger That.

From Atlas:
Perhaps there is a G-d, as opposed to a messiah. Hillbuzz has the latest on Michael Sneed's Chicago Sun Times column. Frankly, Obama is so dirty it's hard to get your arms around who the hell he really is and what his socialist objectives are. But like the conviction of Al Capone on tax evasion, I don't care how they stop him, as long as they stop him. I am not as confident of Fitzgerald's intent. We saw how he pursued Scooter Libby in the Plame affair, while knowing all along it was Armitage. So he has an agenda -

Here's more on Obama's mob tie sidekick -- Alexi Giannoulias, who became Illinois state treasurer last year after Obama vouched for him, has pledged to raise $100,000 for the senator's Oval Office bid. [...]
Oh boo-hoo to the crooks! I can hardly wait for the whining to begin on this one. And, also, please stand by for the coming Obama Thugogracy.

It's The End Of The World As We Know It

~Snooper~

According to the "experts", the ones that actually got us into this financial mess to start with have warned today;
The world is on the brink of financial meltdown, the head of the International Monetary Fund said Saturday. His bleak warning came as finance ministers tried to calm the frenzy in markets that saw share prices crash by more than 20 percent last week. [...]
That is what happens when governments get involved in economics and try and manipulate it into an outcome they wish to have when the markets take care of themselves when left alone. Since Paulson said that the world was ending on 9/17/08 if "we didn't take decisive action", the government has taken decisive action and the situation got worse. Thank you very much Democrat Party. Well done. The very oversight that you have recently whined about that YOU have been in charge of has failed the American People and the People of the World. Congratulations.

However, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Many are saying, such as I have BEEN saying for quite some time, that if you want a worsened economy, go ahead and either elect or allow to be elected the most liberal Senator in history as Obama is and coupled with that, a flaming Marxist. I know. Right Wing Nuthouse says Obama is not a socialist or a Marxist but even the smartest of us have a brain spasm once in a while. The evidence is overwhelming.

I read this today at Sister Toldjah's place:
[...] Today I read from three different people who either support an Obama presidency, or at the very least are not opposed to one, express concern that, well, having a Democrat president stand alongside a Democrat Congress in these uncertain economic times is … troubling. Ilya Somin, Ross Douthat, and Mike Rappaport have all written in the last couple of days that an Obama victory next month could have long term economic consequences that would be harmful to the American economy, consequences that would be hard to turn back under a future Republican administration and/or Congress. [...]
Naturally, George Soros wants the economy to tank. He is the driving force behind this and denying that reveals several things; liars, brain dead idiots, moonbats, anti-Americanists, socialists, Marxists and a few other things. Check out the WaPo piece here for certain idiocy.

And, here is something else people can deny. The markets are crashing out of fear of an Obama presidency. Denying this will not change the fact that this Nation will end up as a Third World Nation by the time Czarbie gets through with it. Name me one thing positive that has happened since Czarbie has started talking about the economy. Every time he opens his Marxist yapper, the economy slides a little more each day. Also recall that Soros is yanking his strings.

Some will say that there is no "nefarious" boogey men but my research into Soros begs to differ. Just to be sure, please do your own fact-finding and ask yourself what the European Crash was all about and which INDIVIDUAL brought it about. Come back when you have the answers. What are his end goals? What are his ideals? And, how does he propose to accomplish his dreams of a One World Socialist Utopia?

It is clear that for decades, the Democrat Party has been manipulating the economy and now there is talk of economic terrorism. This remains to be seen but it is a viable avenue of investigation. Especially seeing that it has been the Democrat Party leadership that has refused to come clean in regards to their utter failure. In other words, the DNC members are the failures they claim others to be. There is just no getting away from that honestly. Mike's America states the following and the letter he refers to is to the left:
[...] "If Congress does not act, American taxpayers will continue to be exposed to the enormous risk that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac pose to the housing market, the overall financial system, and the economy as a whole." --John McCain, May 26, 2005

John McCain made that statement in support of a bill by Senate Republicans which would have reformed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac before it was too late.

But it wasn't his only effort to get attention on this key issue when action could have averted a crisis. The following letter McCain signed along with nineteen other GOP Senators (neither Barack Obama nor ANY Democrat Senator signed) was issued a few weeks before McCain's Senate speech. [...]
Naturally, the Pelosi Clan and the Reid Clan will not acknowledge their complicity in this economic downturn...it isn't politically expedient. I wonder if they will be targets of the Special Investigation if it ever comes. Griffin is urging McCain to call for a Special Investigation...
[...] It would send a signal to Americans who are scared, angry and hurt as a result of the stock market meltdown.

He should also remind the American people that any funds recovered as a result of a criminal probe would be returned to the U.S. Treasury, including any recovered from CEOs who are found to have committed crimes.

And ask Sen. Obama to join him in this proposal. He won't.

The Special Prosecutor would report to the Deputy Attorney General as has been the case with other Special Prosecutors. The Independent Counsel statute is no more, so I am not suggesting a big spending, never ending IC.

A Special Prosecutor. For action. For accountability. For confidence. [END]
Accountability? For a Democrat? Step away from the bong.

While some are fearing a Socialist Tsunami, I have more confidence in the American People than that. Hopefully, others do as well. It seems as though someone is rethinking the recent unconstitutional bail out bill because in the New York Slimes, it is said that the White House is overhauling the "rescue bill". I don't care what it is called...it is unconstitutional and it needs to be struck down and burned. Also, since when does a building overhaul anything. The White House is a structure for crying out loud.

Remember all of this come election day. Which political party got us into this mess and which political party refused to fix it when the other political party tried to stem the tide and stop the bleeding.

Obama Be Handed Over To The Feds? Rezko Squeaks


~Snooper~


HT Stormin' Norman and Radarsite. From the News Journal Online and the Sun-Times...

I wrote about this just a few days ago in preparation for the hopefully inevitable. Apparently, the inevitable is coming home to roost. Obama is in deep do-do.

NJO (AP):
Jailed political fundraiser Antoin "Tony" Rezko, the Chicago real estate developer who helped launch Barack Obama on his political career, is whispering secrets to federal prosecutors about corruption in Illinois and the political fallout could be explosive.

Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich, whose administration faces multiple federal investigations over how it handed out jobs and money with advice from Rezko, is considered the most vulnerable.

Rezko also was friendly with Obama - offering him a job when he finished law school, funding his earliest political campaigns and purchasing a lot next to his house. But based on the known facts, charges so far and testimony at Rezko's trial, there's no indication there'll be an October surprise that could hurt the Democratic presidential nominee - even though Rezko says prosecutors are pressing him for dirt about Obama. [...]
Sun-Times:
Sneed hears rumbles political fund-raiser/fixer Tony Rezko, who is now singing sweetly to the feds from his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, has been talking about his "dealings" with a Chicago bank, which has political connections.

Stay tuned.
Couldn't happen to a more crooked crook than Obama.

Obama and His ACORNs - What Tangled Webs Are Woven

~Snooper~

In more or less breaking news, Winged Hussar 1683 posting at Grizzly Groundswell brings us news of defections from the Obama Campaign over his lack of renouncing the ACORN voter fraud scandals breaking out all over the Nation. The Google cached comments are all listed in this post and the Obama web site is being monitored for the comment deletions that are soon to come. I am sure The One cannot afford for folks to see that his implosion will continue over the ACORN debacle.

I wonder where the pollsters are. LOL! Be sure to visit there to read the comments. I would place them here but I was having a difficult time trying to decide which ones.

There can be or, there should be no doubt that Barack's fingerprints are indeed all over ACORN. He has denied it but we all know that he, at one time, was a trainer for the ACORN activists.
Obama lied about ACORN. He lied about Ayers. He lied about Rev. Wright. How can you believe what he says about taxes, education or health care?
The only folks that can actually trust Obama are the easily duped and the emotional childlike people that cannot discern that which is evil in this world. And, Barack is an evil man. Like most other Democrat Party political aspirants, it doesn't matter what they have to do or say to get into political positions of power. Power is all they are after. Obama has lied his way to where he is today, period. End of discussion.

Suitably Flip linked to a story I saw earlier at Ace's place. First, SF:
[...] The avian metaphor Ace prefers is that of the black swan, but that's inappropriate for two reasons. 1) It wasn't all that hard to predict that Obama's web of seediness was interconnected and 2) it's patently racist to use the word "black" while deigning to criticize a post-racial candidate who happens to be half black. [END]
Ace has a news tip of credible origin and we should all be hearing about it either Sunday or Monday. It has something to do with ACORN...go figure.
The tip is solid, not one of those internetish ones I occasionally peddle when I'm high on modeling glue... and hatred.
10,000 duplicate/fraudulent registrations in Hamilton County (Cincinnati) and around 8000 bad registrations in Cuyahoga County (Cleveland). Cincinnati story should be out tomorrow, Cleveland one Sunday or Monday.
Ironically, ACORN may prove out Marx's aphorism that the system contains the seeds of its own destruction. [...]
This might just be that Magic Bullet. At some point, the old dinosaur media will no longer be able to shield Obama's hoodlum activities from the American People. Until then, we in the Main Street Media will continue to hammer away.

I have known for quite some time that the DNC is crooked. We all know that the DNC runs the Party of Corruption and as the Vatican calls them - the Party of Death. That said, I ran across an interesting rumor at the Confederate Yankee that has been neither denied or confirmed by those that are theoretically involved. He links to two pro-Hillary posts located here and here. Bob wrote to Randall Samborn, Assistant US Attorney and Public Information Officer for the U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois and received the following reply:
"We do not confirm or deny the existence of any investigation - therfore, we decline comment and I am unable to answer any of your questions."
That's poli-speak for, "How in the hell did you find out about this!?" Anyway, here is the rumor.
[...] If everything rumored here is true, it looks like David Axelrod, Howard Dean, Donna Brazile, SoetorObama himself, and possibly even Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid were all involved, together, in massive RICO violations, and thus federal fraud, if the DNC and party leadership knew what the SoetorObama campaign and ACORN were up to and allowed it to proceed. Knowledge of federal crimes being committed makes all parties accessories to those crimes — and part of the conspiracy to defraud the public. [...]
That is a BIG if folks so don't get all fired up just yet. And, by the way, I have no idea what "SoeterObama" is. Theoretically, there is a missing article, missing no more, unearthed from someplace proving beyond a shadow of a doubt, Obama's associations with ACORN. The link is located at Memeorandum so have some fun and go read it and then show all your idiot friends and relatives that are voting for the fraud.

Gateway Pundit and Riehl World View have more information to the Obama-ACORN quagmire. Obama keeps getting dirtier and dirtier. Must have something to do with the Chicago political climate he latched onto. FYI, Barack was an attorney for ACORN and was instrumental in getting folks home loans that had no capacity to pay...sound familiar? I wonder if he will deny that ACORN helped him win his 2006 election. Seeing that he is a liar, I wouldn't put it passed him.

Photo credit Gateway Pundit...click to enlarge...

[UPDATE] - from McNorman's Weblog: the definition of ACORN: Association of Corrupted Organizations for Registration of Non-Eligible Voters
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Friday, October 10, 2008

Palin, Troopergate, Witch Hunts, Media Bias and Non-Issue Issues UPDATED!!


~Snooper~

Now that the invented, contrived non-issue issue of the Troopergate investigation has been conducted and terminated, we can all say (besides "told ya so"), "Move along boy. There is nothing to see here." Naturally, the New York Slimes did print the usual hit-piece and the Leftinistra have clamored about in the hopes to take the heat off of Czarbama. One has even started the lying process that Sarah Palin "broke the law" in the firing of an unhinged fool. Photo credit goes to Newsblaze.

Macsmind smells the usual rat. As for the moonbat linked above, I am not surprised that the poor thing cited the AP article. We all know the whole thing was a witch hunt to start with and there certainly wasn't an "independent and unbiased" investigator among the group. From the press releases, there seems to be a differing of "opinion".

From the AP:
[...] Sarah Palin unlawfully abused her power as governor by trying to have her former brother-in-law fired as a state trooper, the chief investigator of an Alaska legislative panel concluded Friday. The politically charged inquiry imperiled her reputation as a reformer on John McCain's Republican ticket. [...]
From ADN:
A legislative investigation has concluded that Gov. Sarah Palin abused her power in pushing for the firing of an Alaska state trooper who was once married to her sister, or by failing to prevent her husband Todd from doing so. [...]
Yep. That is a HUGE difference. The rest of the articles vary in reporting with the AP heavily in Czarbies trousers, fishing around for one thing or another. And, let us not forget this moonbat either at SmolderingMutt Dribble: the title of the post does not support the very first paragraph of the report. The moonbats have difficulty comprehending. This is not surprising seeing that there was nothing to the Troopergate issue in the first place. Their "hero" is actually a "ZERO" and is a terrorist sympathizer, plain and simple, whether they are foreign or domestic.

From the New York Slimes, not the bastion of Truth by any stretch of the imagination, induced by hallucinogenics or not, concluded their hit piece thusly: (the moonbats missed it, naturally)
[...] But the document concludes that Ms. Palin both acted upon her public interest in seeking the firing of Trooper Wooten and created a conflict of interest by forcing subordinate employees to choose between doing her bidding and or not.

But the report concluded that “Governor Palin’s firing of Commissioner Walt Monegan was a proper and lawful exercise of her constitutional and statutory authority to hire and fire executive branch department heads.” It cites the Alaska Constitution, which says “the governor may discharge department heads without cause” and that department heads “serve at the pleasure of the governor.”

“In light of this constitutional and statutory authority, it is clear that Governor Palin could fire Commissioner Walt Monegan at will, for almost any reason, or no reason at all.”

The report states that, while there is no doubt that Mr. Monegan’s “failure to fire Trooper Wooten was a substantial factor in his own firing, the evidence suggest it was not the sole reason.” [END]
OOPS! I am inclined to agree with Macsmind: (previously linked)
[...] Oh and by the way, Steve Branchflower, the so called “independent investigator” is a registered Democrat.

Me thinks there needs to be an investigation of the investigator and how this came to be an investigation in the first place. [END]
We all know why there was an investigation. The photo above explains it all. The report can be downloaded here and I will be reading it this weekend. I disagree with ALLAHPUNDIT'S conclusion of this report here.

The report also states that the action was "proper and lawful". I wonder how "proper and lawful" can be considered to be unlawful and improper. The conclusion I can draw from that is this: I don't think like a moron libtard BDS-PDS infected moonbat. Other than that, I am in the clear.

Larry Johnson states:
Sarah Palin cannot expect politicians in Alaska to have her back because she took on the special interests in the Republican party and whipped their ass. Now comes the charge that she “abused” her power? Why? Because she did not tell her husband to stop complaining about her asshole brother-in-law. [...]
I'll go with that and the rest as well. John McCormack states at the Weekly Standard:
[...] Well, the facts that Wooten abused his 10 year-old step-son and threatened to kill Palin's father might make the governor seem a tad less paranoid, but the Times buries and then fails to fully report these facts. [...]

[...] More details about this specific matter may emerge today, as the Alaska legislature releases its report on the Monegan firing, but it looks like Times, at least, has produced little more than a work of journalistic malpractice. [END]
Indubitably. At PD.com, drillanwr states:
[...] I am sick of this perception that republicans in offices of power (governor … president) are not permitted to do things clearly defined in their duties. The man did NOT do his job. He was fired. The trooper had a long list of things that any one or two would have had his filthy ass out in a heartbeat … By the way, early on in this I heard one of the charges against this tasing of the child trooper who also enjoyed drinking in his cruiser, was also KNOWN to be harassing of citizens … Know who/which citizens? The indigenous Eskimo population. You NEVER hear that again or since. Never. [...]
Roger that.

More moonbat pieces: PA; ABC; CBS; TL; MS; C&L; TP; DMN; WBB; NH; H&P;

Just another example of the libtards squealing...
[...] Yes, it’s true — the Associated Press is reporting Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has been CLEARED of any wrongdoing in the “Troopergate” so-called “scandal” and we should simply leave it at that — forget about the tiny “caveat” about the source; cleared is “Cleared” with a capital “C“, folks. If the governor was cleared by her own campaign, then so be it. It’s what is best for America and what we huge fans of Señor Juan Sidney McCain call “putting our country first“, as our Panamanian war hero once, or twice, or perhaps HUNDREDS of times has called upon us to do. [...]
Simply amazing...these people require psychiatric help. After all, the Liberal Mind is indeed a mental illness. Gateway Pundit has a few things to say plus a video of Sarah Palin speaking about the non-issue issue. Like Gateway states, as have I and a host of others, "In other words-- there was no violation. Look for the media to smear Palin from now until November over this non-scandal." No doubt. That is all the libtards can do to win - invent issues and try and distract from real issues like Czarbie's associations with known anti-Americanists, wanting to start his own Barackified Hitler Yoots Squads...aka Civilian National Security Forces.

More at Memeorandum...and here...and here...

All things Troopergate here...

[UPDATES]

The McCain-Palin Campaign Responds...

McCain

“Today’s report shows that the Governor acted within her proper and lawful authority in the reassignment of Walt Monegan. The report also illustrates what we’ve known all along: this was a partisan led inquiry run by Obama supporters and the Palins were completely justified in their concern regarding Trooper Wooten given his violent and rogue behavior. Lacking evidence to support the original Monegan allegation, the Legislative Council seriously overreached, making a tortured argument to find fault without basis in law or fact. The Governor is looking forward to cooperating with the Personnel Board and continuing her conversation with the American people regarding the important issues facing the country.”

Palin

“The so-called ‘Troopergate’ incident began with Governor Palin’s removal of Walt Monegan as commissioner of public safety. Today, investigator Steve Branchflower vindicated the governor by finding that she acted within her constitutional authority to remove ‘at-will’ employees.

“However, along with several members of the Legislative Council, we question how Mr. Branchflower reached the conclusion that Governor Palin abused her power with respect to Trooper Mike Wooten. That finding required speculation and assumptions on Mr. Branchflower’s part and could not be supported solely on the basis of the evidence that he collected. We agree with the comments made that Alaskans should consider the report in total rather than relying solely on the findings.”

(This post is also at Heading Right and the comments there are indicative of moonbatitis stemming from a moonbat witch hunt gone bad. I will transcribe comments there to this post.)

What's Wrong With Islam/Muslims?

What's wrong with Islam?

Islam is aggressively violent, by design; irreparably. I quote Islamic law.[Emphasis added for clarity.]


As for subsequent times, there are two possible states in respect to non-Muslims.The first is when they are in their own countries, in which case jihad (def: o9.8) is a communal obligation, and this is what our author is speaking of when he says, "Jihad is a communal obligation," meaning upon the Muslims each year.[Reliance of the Traveller, Book O9.1]

Jihad is something Muslims must do against non-Muslims every year. Exactly what is it?

Chapter O9.0: Jihad

(O: Jihad means to war against non-Muslims, and is etymologically derived from the word mujahada signifying warfare to establish the religion.

What is its practical application?

O9.8: The Objectives of Jihad

The caliph (o25) makes war upon Jews, Christians, and Zoroastrians...

O9.9

The caliph fights all other peoples until they become Muslim (O: because they are not a people with a Book,...

How does that apply to the United States of America?

Between 1779 and 1815, the Barbary pirates were attacking America's merchant marine, seizing boats, enslaving their crews and stealing cargo. They demanded payment of tribute for safe passage.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Barbary_War

In 1786 Jefferson and John Adams went to negotiate with Tripoli's envoy to London, Ambassador Sidi Haji Abdrahaman or (Sidi Haji Abdul Rahman Adja). They asked him by what right he extorted money and took slaves. Jefferson reported to Secretary of State John Jay, and to the Congress:

The ambassador answered us that [the right] was founded on the Laws of the Prophet (Mohammed), that it was written in their Koran, that all nations who should not have answered their authority were sinners, that it was their right and duty to make war upon them wherever they could be found, and to make slaves of all they could take as prisoners, and that every Mussulman (or Muslim) who should be slain in battle was sure to go to heaven. [3]

Allah said:


8:39. And fight them until there is no more Fitnah (disbelief and polytheism: i.e. worshipping others besides Allâh) and the religion (worship) will all be for Allâh Alone [in the whole of the world ]....

9:29.Fight against those who (1) believe not in Allâh, (2) nor in the Last Day, (3) nor forbid that which has been forbidden by Allâh and His Messenger (4) and those who acknowledge not the religion of truth (i.e. Islâm) among the people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians), until they pay the Jizyah with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.

Muhammad said:

"I have been ordered to fight the people till they say: 'None has the right to be worshipped but Allah.' And if they say so, pray like our prayers, face our Qibla and slaughter as we slaughter, then their blood and property will be sacred to us and we will not interfere with them except legally and their reckoning will be with Allah." Sahih Bukhari Volume 1, Book 8, Number 387

Caliph Umar's general told the Persians:

...Our Prophet, the Messenger of our Lord, has ordered us to fight you till you worship Allah Alone or give Jizya (i.e. tribute); and our Prophet has informed us that our Lord says:-- "Whoever amongst us is killed (i.e. martyred), shall go to Paradise to lead such a luxurious life as he has never seen, and whoever amongst us remain alive, shall become your master."... Sahih Bukhari Volume 4, Book 53, Number 386
Compare the answer of Sidi Haji Abdrahaman to Bukhari4.53.386:
  • ordered us to fight you till you worship Allah Alone or give Jizya
    • that it was their right and duty to make war upon them
  • Whoever amongst us is killed (i.e. martyred), shall go to Paradise
    • every Mussulman (or Muslim) who should be slain in battle was sure to go to heaven.
  • whoever amongst us remain alive, shall become your master
    • to make slaves of all they could take as prisoners.
Compare what Allah said to what Moe said:
  • fight them
  • Fight against those who
    • I have been ordered to fight the people
Compare Reliance of the Traveller, Book O, Chapter 9, paragraph 8 to Rodwell's translation of 9:29:

Objections:

What's Wrong With Muslims?

If they believe and are faithful, they obey Allah's commands by joining the Jihad, striving hard with their lives and their wealth. If not called to fight, they support Jihad with Zakat. How did the Holy Land Foundation raise $13M for Hamas?
8:2. The believers are only those who, when Allâh is mentioned, feel a fear in their hearts and when His Verses (this Qur'ân) are recited unto them, they (i.e. the Verses) increase their Faith; and they put their trust in their Lord (Alone);
61:10. O You who believe! Shall I guide you to a commerce that will save you from a painful torment.

61:11. That you believe in Allâh and His Messenger (Muhammad ), and that you strive hard and fight in the Cause of Allâh with your wealth and your lives, that will be better for you, if you but know!

61:12. (If you do so) He will forgive you your sins, and admit you into Gardens under which rivers flow, and pleasant dwelling in Gardens of 'Adn ­ Eternity ['Adn (Edn) Paradise], that is indeed the great success.

61:13. And also (He will give you) another (blessing) which you love, help from Allâh (against your enemies) and a near victory. And give glad tidings (O Muhammad ) to the believers.

What is the relationship between Allah & Muslims?


9:111. Verily, Allâh has purchased of the believers their lives and their properties; for the price that theirs shall be the Paradise. They fight in Allâh's Cause, so they kill (others) and are killed. It is a promise in truth which is binding on Him in the Taurât (Torah) and the Injeel (Gospel) and the Qur'ân. And who is truer to his covenant than Allâh? Then rejoice in the bargain which you have concluded. That is the supreme success .
  • They fight in Allâh's Cause, so they kill (others) and are killed.
That's what Muslims do; they kill. That's what's wrong with Muslims: they worship and obey a bloodthirsty demon who commands them to subjugate us.

Objections:

  • I have Muslim friends; nice people, well behaved.
    • Muslims are explicitly commanded, in several ayat, not to befriend Kuffar. I will cite one of them.
    • 60:1. O you who believe! Take not My enemies and your enemies (i.e. disbelievers and polytheists, etc.) as friends, showing affection towards them, while they have disbelieved in what has come to you of the truth (i.e. Islâmic Monotheism, this Qur'ân, and Muhammad ), and have driven out the Messenger (Muhammad ) and yourselves (from your homeland) because you believe in Allâh your Lord! If you have come forth to strive in My Cause and to seek My Good Pleasure, (then take not these disbelievers and polytheists, etc., as your friends). You show friendship to them in secret, while I am All-Aware of what you conceal and what you reveal. And whosoever of you (Muslims) does that, then indeed he has gone (far) astray, (away) from the Straight Path .
  • Most Muslims don't engage in Jihad.
    • Yet. They haven't been called by their Imam or Mullah. The Ummah is large and the battlefronts are relatively small. Once a sufficient number have answered the call, the rest are relieved unless an emergency occurs.
      • Sahih Bukhari Volume 4, Book 52, Number 311:

        Narrated Ibn 'Abbas:

        The Prophet said, on the day of the Conquest of Mecca, "There is no migration (after the Conquest), but Jihad and good intentions, and when you are called for Jihad, you should immediately respond to the call."
      • Abu Dawud Book 14, Number 2497:
        Narrated AbuUmamah:
        The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: He who does not join the warlike expedition (jihad), or equip, or looks well after a warrior's family when he is away, will be smitten by Allah with a sudden calamity. Yazid ibn Abdu Rabbihi said in his tradition: 'before the Day of Resurrection".
  • Jihad is an anachronism, only applicable to Moe's lifetime.
    • Abu Dawud Book 14, Number 2526


      Narrated Anas ibn Malik:

      The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: Three things are the roots of faith: to refrain from (killing) a person who utters, "There is no god but Allah" and not to declare him unbeliever whatever sin he commits, and not to excommunicate him from Islam for his any action; and jihad will be performed continuously since the day Allah sent me as a prophet until the day the last member of my community will fight with the Dajjal (Antichrist). The tyranny of any tyrant and the justice of any just (ruler) will not invalidate it. One must have faith in Divine decree.
    • Abu Dawud Book 23, Number 3455:

      Narrated Abdullah ibn Umar:

      I heard the Apostle of Allah, (peace_be_upon_him) say: When you enter into the inah transaction, hold the tails of oxen, are pleased with agriculture, and give up conducting jihad (struggle in the way of Allah). Allah will make disgrace prevail over you, and will not withdraw it until you return to your original religion.

Take a cold, clear eyed second look at Abu Dawud 23.3455.
  • give up conducting jihad (struggle in the way of Allah). Allah will make disgrace prevail over you,
    • Allah will curse the Muslims if they abandon making war in favor of productive pursuits.
  • until you return to your original religion.
    • Jihad; making war is their religion!!!!!
Ben 10/10/08 Cross posted from Freedom Ain't Free. Lets stick this in every eye!

A Shocking Expose of the Truth Behind the Obama/Ayers Connection by CNN. What???



Shocking CNN Expose of the Obama/Ayers Connection


Cross posted from Glenn Beck.com

A note from Radarsite: Could it be that this is really the light at the end of this long dark tunnel of lies of the nefarious Obama campaign? It certainly is a shocking and unexpected development. To have this kind of unquestionably negative expose coming from CNN -- of all places -- is definitely a sign that there is still hope out there that the American people can finally accept the fact that Obama is what we have been saying he is for all these months. Is it too little too late? I hope and pray that it isn't. - rg
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From the Glenn Beck Show: 9 October 2008
Glenn Beck: CNN report on Ayers

GLENN: I want to play a piece from CNN. This is not Fox. This is CNN. This isn't CNN Headline News. This is CNN. Believe me, I know how difficult it is to get something on the air at CNN. To get something on the air at CNN that is critical of Barack Obama, not really the easiest thing. There are not people clamoring to get that on the air. They check everything six ways to Sunday. Believe me, I know. I have to play this report from Anderson Cooper. Remember, this is not some right wing kook. This is not Fox. This is Anderson Cooper on CNN. Listen to this report on the "No connections between William Ayers and Barack Obama."
COOPER: Bill Ayers and his wife Bernardine Dohrn in the 1960s and Seventies were radicals, members of the Weather Underground, an anti-Vietnam War group that bombed federal buildings including the U.S. capitol and the Pentagon. On the run for years, the case against them was thrown out due to illegal wire taps and prosecutor misconduct. Ayers has never repented and has said as late as 2001 he wished he had done more to stop the war.
Barack Obama confirmed during a primary debate that he knew Ayers and, when pressed, said they served on a charitable foundation board together.
GLENN: Listen to this.
COOPER: Obama condemned Ayers support of violence. But the relationship between Obama and Ayers went much deeper, ran much longer and was much more political than Obama said.
GLENN: Stop, stop. Just stop there. But it gets worse, again. How many times have you heard people say, "Oh, it's the Clinton News Network, it's the Communist News Network." Yeah, sure. Again, the report from CNN on the connection between Ayers and Obama.
VOICE: Arguing is that somehow the fact that these people who served both educational reformers in Chicago, both of whom did have their paths cross professionally as well as neighbors occasionally, that somehow this association is a problem for Barack Obama because of Bill Ayers' past and things that happened in the 1960s when Barack Obama was 7 years old. And that's just wrong. And frankly it's quite unfair.
COOPER: One place their paths repeatedly crossed according to a CNN review of board minutes and other records was Chicago's Annenberg Challenge project where a $50 million grant from the Annenberg Foundation matched locally funds to schools. According to participants and project records, Bill Ayers fought to bring the Annenberg grant to Chicago. Barack Obama was recruited as its chair. For seven years Bill Ayers and Obama, among many others, worked on funding for education projects including some experiments supported by Ayers.
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GLENN: Listen to this.
COOPER: Stanley Kurtz, a conservative researcher for the Ethics and Public Policy Center who has been reviewing the recently --
GLENN: This is the guy that Obama has tried to silence, now on CNN.
KURTZ: Instead of giving money directly to schools, they gave money to what they called external partners and these partners were often radical community organizer groups.
COOPER: And the board gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to Bill Ayers' small schools project, promoting alternative education, the peace school with a curriculum centered around a United Nations theme.
GLENN: Oh.
COOPER: And another school where the focus was African-American studies.
GLENN: Oh.
VOICE: And this was directly funded by Annenberg?
KURTZ: Oh, yes, under Obama's chairmanship. Oh, yes, in a specific draw of the board of --
GLENN: Stop. This doesn't bother anyone? This, I know this bothers you. This doesn't? How do you dismiss? He was a chairman of the board that did experimental schools with a guy who says you shouldn't discipline children, that quote: Children should rise up and kill their parents. Okay? He's never corrected that. Never stood down from that. He's on the board with that man doing experimental schools, and one of them is a school based on the United Nations? And somehow or another we're just supposed to dismiss all of this. That, "It doesn't really matter, oh, he's not like that, oh, he didn't know." This guy is a full-fledged fascist in the wings. Now, that's not to say that he's going to become a fascist. This is the closest that we have ever come to having one. No, I take that back. We actually had one. His name was Woodrow Wilson. This guy actually put hundreds of thousands of people in jail for speaking out against him, the government or World War I. This guy developed a system through the Department of Justice where if you heard anyone speak out against the war, you heard anyone speak out against our country, you were to call the Department of Justice, your name would be withheld and the person you heard speaking out would go to prison! So we've had a fascist before. So if anybody tells you we can't have one again, don't listen to them. We've had one before, and this one is coming with a neon sign. This one's coming with his own little militant children following behind him. This one's coming with the Hitler youth in tow. How many times did we say in 1992, "Guys, I think this guy has a sex problem." No, no, no. Now, I was willing to dismiss it after he was on 60 Minutes and say, you know what, we all have problems. I get it, we all have problems. He admitted it, we have problems, we've worked on it in our relationship, we don't have a perfect relationship; we're working on it. Great. But then woman after woman after woman, and everybody started to deny. Everybody was like, no, come on, they're just making that up; they're just doing that. Well, we ended up having a problem on the bathroom floor of the White House. Who's going to be on the bathroom floor in the next administration? Karl Marx? Although he would look pretty hot in a tight blue cocktail dress.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Jihad Revisited

This post is a follow up to a six part series on Jihad which was posted at Freedom Ain't Free, Snooper's Word Press blog. Part one of the series is here. The series has been republished in Windows Help File (chm) format and can be downloaded from the New Extended Library at Crusader's Armory. A similar six part series on Islamic Terror is also available. (This post is not included in the compilation.)

The quotes from Reliance of the Traveller are documented in EgregiousAyat.chm, also available from the library linked above. There is no more authoritative source than the handbook of Sharia. I have linked to the text file used as my source.

The quote from the Noble Qur'an footnote to 2:190 is OCR'd from the pdf file linked below. Note that the syntax & vocabulary match that of Sahih Bukhari, which was also translated by Hilali.

I have added emphasis to make the most critical clauses stand out. With a careful reading, you will discover the congruent pattern formed by the Qur'an, hadith & Sharia which is derived from them.

Lets take another look at the definition of Jihad. First, as defined by Sharia.

The Reliance of the Traveller

Chapter O-9.0: Jihad
(O: Jihad means to war against non-Muslims, and is etymologically derived from the word mujahada signifying warfare to establish the religion. And it is the lesser jihad. As for the greater jihad, it is spiritual warfare against the lower self (nafs), which is why the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said as he was returning from jihad.
"We have returned from the lesser jihad to the greater jihad.''
The scriptural basis for jihad, prior to scholarly consensus (def: b-7) is such Koranic verses as:
1- "Fighting is prescribed for you'' (Koran 2:216);
2- "Slay them wherever you find them'' (Koran 4:89);
3- "Fight the idolators utterly'' (Koran 9:36);
and such hadiths as the one related by Bukhari and Muslim that the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said:
"I have been commanded to fight people until they testify that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah, and perform the prayer, and pay zakat. If they say it, they have saved their blood and possessions from me, except for the rights of Islam over them. And their final reckoning is with Allah'';
and the hadith reported by Muslim,
"To go forth in the morning or evening to fight in the path of Allah is better than the whole world and everything in it.''Details concerning jihad are found in the accounts of the military expeditions of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace), including his own martial forays and those on which he dispatched others. The former consist of the ones he personally attended, some twenty-seven (others say twenty-nine) of them. He fought in eight of them, and killed only one person with his noble hand, Ubayy ibn Khalaf, at the battle of Uhud. On the latter expeditions he sent others to fight, himself remaining at Medina, and these were forty-seven in number.)
  • Jihad means to war against non-Muslims. And Moe proved it at least 74 times. What more do we need to know?
Second, we'll examine the translator's commentary from The Noble Qur'an 2:190.[2:190; English translation not shown.]
V. 2:190) Al-Jihad (holy fighting) ln AlIah's Cause (with full force of numbers
and weaponry) is given the utmost importance in Islam and is one of its pillars (on
which it stands). By Jihad Islam is established, Allah's Word is made superior, (His
Word belng La Haha illallah which means none has the right to be worshipped but
Allah), and His Religion (Islam) is propagated. By abandoning Jihad (may Allah
protect us from that) Islam is destroyed and the Muslims fall into an inferior
position; their honour is lost, their lands are stolen, their rule and authority vanish.
Jihad is an obligatory duty In Islam on every Muslim, and he who tries to escape
from this duty, or does not in his innermost heart wish to fulfil this duty, dies with
one of the qualities of a hypocrite.
Narrated Abdullah bin Masud I asked Allah's Messenger, 'O Allah's Messenger!
what is th e best deed?' He replied, "To offer the Salat (prayers) at their early fixed
stated times.' I asked, 'What is next ln goodness?" He replied, 'To be good and
dutlful to your parents." I further asked, 'What is next in goodness?' He replied,
'To participate in Jihad in Allaha's Cause.' I did not ask AIIAh's Messenger anymore
and if l had asked him more. he would have told me more. (Sahi Al-Bukhari VoI.4. Hadith N¤.41).[Translation of the meanings of The Nobl Qur’an , in the English Language - By Dr. Muhammad Taqiuddeen al-Hilaalee, Ph.D. and Dr. Muhammad Muhsin Khan .
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We have two definitions:
  • Jihad:
    • means to war against non-Muslims
      • signifying warfare to establish the religion
    • (holy fighting) ln AlIah's Cause.
      • By Jihad Islam is established
Clearly those definitions tend toward aggression: "warfare to establish"; Islam is propagated.
But Abdullah Yusuf Ali disagrees:
  • v.190 : War is only permissible in self-defence,...
Likewise Muhammad Assad.
  • v.190 : This and the following verses lay down unequivocally that only self-defence (in the widest sense of the word) makes war permissible for Muslims. ...
What did Allah say?


  • 2:190. And fight in the Way of Allâh those who fight you, but transgress not the limits. Truly, Allâh likes not the transgressors. [This Verse is the first one that was revealed in connection with Jihâd, but it was supplemented by another (V.9:36)].

    • Permission for defense does not rule out aggression.
  • 22:39. Permission to fight is given to those (i.e. believers against disbelievers), who are fighting them, (and) because they (believers) have been wronged, and surely, Allâh is Able to give them (believers) victory.
    • Once again, defense is permitted but offense is not barred.
  • 9:123. O you who believe! Fight those of the disbelievers who are close to you, and let them find harshness in you, and know that Allâh is with those who are the Al-Muttaqûn (the pious - see V.2:2).
    • Obvious authorization for aggression!
What did Moe say?
Sahih Bukhari Volume 1, Book 8, Number 387:
Narrated Anas bin Malik:
Allah's Apostle said, "I have been ordered to fight the people till they say: 'None has the right to be worshipped but Allah.' And if they say so, pray like our prayers, face our Qibla and slaughter as we slaughter, then their blood and property will be sacred to us and we will not interfere with them except legally and their reckoning will be with Allah." Narrated Maimun ibn Siyah that he asked Anas bin Malik, "O Abu Hamza! What makes the life and property of a person sacred?" He replied, "Whoever says, 'None has the right to be worshipped but Allah', faces our Qibla during the prayers, prays like us and eats our slaughtered animal, then he is a Muslim, and has got the same rights and obligations as other Muslims have."
Bukhari Volume 4, Book 52, Number 196:
Narrated Abu Huraira:
Allah 's Apostle said, " I have been ordered to fight with the people till they say, 'None has the right to be worshipped but Allah,' and whoever says, 'None has the right to be worshipped but Allah,' his life and property will be saved by me except for Islamic law, and his accounts will be with Allah, (either to punish him or to forgive him.)"
Abu Dawud 14.2635
Narrated Anas ibn Malik:

The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: I am commanded to fight with men till they testify that there is no god but Allah, and that Muhammad is His servant and His Apostle, face our qiblah (direction of prayer), eat what we slaughter, and pray like us. When they do that, their life and property are unlawful for us except what is due to them. They will have the same rights as the Muslims have, and have the same responsibilities as the Muslims have.
Where the Hell did he get that idea: commanded/ordered to fight?
  • 8:39. And fight them until there is no more Fitnah (disbelief and polytheism: i.e. worshipping others besides Allâh) and the religion (worship) will all be for Allâh Alone [in the whole of the world ]. But if they cease (worshipping others besides Allâh), then certainly, Allâh is All-Seer of what they do.
  • 9:29. Fight against those who (1) believe not in Allâh, (2) nor in the Last Day, (3) nor forbid that which has been forbidden by Allâh and His Messenger (4) and those who acknowledge not the religion of truth (i.e. Islâm) among the people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians), until they pay the Jizyah with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.
No mention of defense in those commands; they are imperatives of aggressive conquest. Ibn Kathir confirms it.

  • Allah commanded His Messenger to strive hard against the disbelievers and the hypocrites and to be harsh against them. ... Ibn `Abbas said, "Allah commanded the Prophet to fight the disbelievers with the sword, to strive against the hypocrites with the tongue and annulled lenient treatment of them.'' Ad-Dahhak commented, "Perform Jihad against the disbelievers with the sword and be harsh with the hypocrites with words, and this is the Jihad performed against them.'' ...The Order for Jihad against the Disbelievers and Hypocrites
  • ...Allah commanded His Messenger to fight the People of the Scriptures, Jews and Christians, on the ninth year of Hijrah, and he prepared his army to fight the Romans and called the people to Jihad announcing his intent and destination....The Order to fight People of the Scriptures until They give the Jizyah
  • Allah then commanded fighting the disbelievers when He said:..(...until there is no more Fitnah) meaning, Shirk. ...Allah's statement: (...and the religion (all and every kind of worship) is for Allah (Alone).) means, `So that the religion of Allah becomes dominant above all other religions.' ....The Order to fight until there is no more Fitnah
  • Allah said, (And fight them until there is no more Fitnah, and the religion will all be for Allah alone.)...

    (I was commanded to fight against the people until they proclaim, `There is no deity worthy of worship except Allah.' If and when they say it, they will preserve their blood and wealth from me, except for its right (Islamic penal code), and their reckoning is with Allah, the Exalted and Most Honored.) ... The Order to fight to eradicate Shirk and Kufr

Jihad means war, Allah commanded Moe to make war against Pagans, Jews & Christians. What does Islamic law say about this?We turn once more to Reliance of the Traveller.

O9.1: The Obligatory Character of Jihad

Jihad is a communal obligation (def: c3.2). When enough people perform it to successfully accomplish it, it is no longer obligatory upon others (O: the evidence for which is the Prophet's saying (Allah bless him and give him peace),

"He who provides the equipment for a soldier in jihad has himself performed jihad,"

and Allah Most High having said:

"Those of the believers who are unhurt but sit behind are not equal to those who fight in Allah's path with their property and lives. Allah has preferred those who fight with their property and lives a whole degree above those who sit behind. And to each, Allah has promised great good" (Koran 4:95).

If none of those concerned perform jihad, and it does not happen at all, then everyone who is aware that it is obligatory is guilty of sin, if there was a possibility of having performed it. In the time of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) jihad was a communal obligation after his emigration (hijra) to Medina. As for subsequent times, there are two possible states in respect to non-Muslims.

The first is when they are in their own countries, in which case jihad (def: o9.8) is a communal obligation, and this is what our author is speaking of when he says, "Jihad is a communal obligation," meaning upon the Muslims each year.

The second state is when non-Muslims invade a Muslim country or near to one, in which case jihad is personally obligatory (def: c3.2) upon the inhabitants of that country, who must repel the non-Muslims with whatever they can).

Jihad is a communal obligation which must be performed each year, against us in our own countries. What???

O-9.8: The Objectives of Jihad
The caliph (o-25) makes war upon Jews, Christians, and Zoroastrians (N: provided he has first invited them to enter Islam in faith and practice, and if they will not, then invited them to enter the social order of Islam by paying the non-Muslim poll tax (jizya, def: o-11.4) -which is the significance of their paying it, not the money itself-while remaining in their ancestral religions) (O: and the war continues) until they become Muslim or else pay the non-Muslim poll tax (O: in accordance with the word of Allah Most High,
"Fight those who do not believe in Allah and the Last Day and who forbid not what Allah and His messenger have forbidden-who do not practice the religion of truth, being of those who have been given the Book-until they pay the poll tax out of hand and are humbled" (Koran 9.29),
the time and place for which is before the final descent of Jesus (upon whom be peace). After his final coming, nothing but Islam will be accepted from them, for taking the poll tax is only effective until Jesus' descent (upon him and our Prophet be peace), which is the divinely revealed law of Muhammad. The coming of Jesus does not entail a separate divinely revealed law, for he will rule by the law of Muhammad. As for the Prophet's saying (Allah bless him and give him peace),
"I am the last, there will be no prophet after me,"
this does not contradict the final coming of Jesus (upon whom be peace), since he will not rule according to the Evangel, but as a follower of our Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) ).

O-9.9
The caliph fights all other peoples until they become Muslim (O: because they are not a people with a Book, nor honored as such, and are not permitted to settle with paying the poll tax (jizya) ) (n: though according to the Hanafi school, peoples of all other religions, even idol worshippers, are permitted to live under the protection of the Islamic state if they either become Muslim or agree to pay the poll tax, the sole exceptions to which are apostates from Islam and idol worshippers who are Arabs, neither of whom has any choice but becoming Muslim (al-Hidaya sharh Bidaya al-mubtadi' (y-21), 6.48-49) ).

So much for the defensive war theory. It is aggressive, must be performed in every year, and continues until the whole world is subjugated.

Abu Dawud Book 14, Number 2526


Narrated Anas ibn Malik:

The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: Three things are the roots of faith: to refrain from (killing) a person who utters, "There is no god but Allah" and not to declare him unbeliever whatever sin he commits, and not to excommunicate him from Islam for his any action; and jihad will be performed continuously since the day Allah sent me as a prophet until the day the last member of my community will fight with the Dajjal (Antichrist). The tyranny of any tyrant and the justice of any just (ruler) will not invalidate it. One must have faith in Divine decree.

Observe this list of accursed deceptions:

  • Islam forbids violence in all its forms. OIC Statement by Ambassador Masood Khan on “Incitement to Racial and Religious Hatred and the Promotion of Tolerance” at The Human Rights Council, Geneva, 21 September 2006
  • Many world leaders, leading media organizations, television and radio stations told their own people that true Islam forbids violence, and commands peace between people and nations. The Western circles that have come to a full grasp of the religion of Islam and are well-informed about the true Islam commanded by God in the Koran noted clearly that the words of Islam and terror cannot stand side by side, and divine religions by no means permit violence. Harun Yahya, Religious Tolerance
  • In a letter delivered to every mosque across Britain the Muslim Council reminds its members that Islam forbids violence. http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2004/s1078512.htm
  • Islam forbids violence, since Islam mean peace. KH. Khodamul Quddus
  • Islam forbids violence for defending the faith; violence against women and children even in war, and violence against oneself (suicide). Bashir Khanbhai, Member of European Parliament
  • Islam forbids violence and the shedding of human blood. War can not be used to win over non-Muslims to Islam. Muhammad Haniff Hassan.
  • “Being a religion of peace and harmony, Islam forbids violence and is against all acts that bring any harm to the innocent people. It preaches tolerance, mutual accommodation and co - existence, “ Saudi Ambassador Ali Awadh Asseri
  • The word Jihad does not mean "Holy War". Jihad means effort or endeavors against man’s own self. Jihad is to work hard to do right things. Islam ask his followers to recognize their duty towards themselves, and that duty is Jihad, striving for good against evil, beginning with the conquest of a man’s own lusts. Shazia Mirza
  • Literally, jihad means doing one’s utmost to realize a goal. It is not the equivalent of war, for which Arabic and the Qur’an use qital. http://islambyquestions.net/jihad/meaning.htm
  • In a religious sense, as described by the Koran and teachings of the Prophet Mohammed, Jihad means striving for the benefit of the community or the restraint of personal sins. ...Jihad is not a violent concept....Jihad is not a declaration of war against other religions. It is worth noting that the Koran specifically refers to Jews and Christians as "people of the book" who should be protected and respected. From a Reuters article.
  • The essential meaning of Jihad is the spiritual, psychological, and physical effort we
    exert to be close to God and thus achieve a just and harmonious society
    . ...
    A third level of Jihad is popularly known as "holy war." The classic passage is found in the Qur'an:
    Fight in the way of Allah those who fight against you, but transgress not the limits.
    Truly Allah likes not the transgressors (Qur'an 2:190).
    It is crucial to note here that what is condoned is defensive warfare; Islam cannot justify aggressive war. Adapted from Ira 6. Zepp, Jr., A Muslim Primer
  • Jihad means life, and not war or murder. Mufti of the Arab Republic of Syria Sheikh Ahmad Badr Al-Din
    Hasun.
  • Jihad means "struggle" and "strive" against evil thoughts, evil action and aggression against a person, family, society or country. Jihad may be a "justifiable war", borrowing the Christian term. M. Amir Ali, Ph.D.
  • ...That jihad means a perpetual war against non-Muslims is supported neither by the Qur’an nor the hadith... Hesham A. Hassaballa and Kabir Helminski
Henceforth you know, and should have no doubt that whenever you see or hear a statement to the effect that Islam is a religion of peace, tolerance & non-violence, that you are coming under the influence of a damned liar who can not be trusted.

Ben 10/10/08