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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Geert Wilders: BBC Hit Piece

http://barenakedislam.wordpress.com/2011/02/18/bbc-tribute-to-geert-wilders-e...

Geert Wilders: Europe's Most Dangerous Man?  Was published in four parts by the BBC.  I became aware of it through the good offices of
Bare Naked Islam.  BNI and most of her commentators seem to be convinced that the series of videos will backfire by yielding increased support for Wilders.  I am afraid that the positive outcome depends on viewers either having background information before viewing or seeking it afterward.

    Here are a few of the unsubstantiated code words that fly in the videos:

  • far right
  •  fear
  •  extreme
  •  incitement to hatred
  •  new right ideology
  •  fitna selects passages
  •  viscious Islamophobia

    For those who seek it, the background information can be found here: Geert Wilders On Trial.




Piracy: A Token of Islamic Arrogance

The Somalian capture of the QUEST followed by the murder of its crew and passengers has been in the news but has it been properly analyzed and answered?   This CBS News article has some interesting quotes.

    `A pirate had this to say about killing hostages:   "now become part of our rules," Murder is one of their objectives, a higher priority than collecting ransom.

"From now on, anyone who tries to rescue the hostages in our hands will only collect dead bodies," he said. "It will never ever happen that hostages are rescued and we are hauled to prison."


    After the recent conviction of one pirate, they said this:

"If they still want a solution and safety for their citizens in the oceans, let them release our men they arrested."


    Those two obnoxious statements stand alone as light posts to guide the policy of a proud and powerful nation which the U.S.A. once was.  Consider these elements:

  • rescue yields corpses
  • impunity
  • release of convicts.

    At one time, we had a half assed President, who swore we would never negotiate with terrorists. Of course, he violated that oath, with horrific consequences.  His successors in office failed to learn from his experience. At the time of the murders, two pirates were aboard our naval vessel to negotiate ransom payment. 

    Rational citizens can only curse and condemn any and every attempt to negotiate with hostage takers.  Rewarding evil invites more evil.  Piracy can not be stopped by escalating rewards, it can only be stopped by an ocean of pirate's blood. 

    After decades of beeding our treasury with tribute payments, President Jefferson finally wised up and sent the Marines to Tripoli so that piracy was reduced for a season.  Now, because of the profligate insanity of his successors in office, piracy is resurgent. 

    There is something you need to know about those pirates, something nobody else will tell you.  I will tell you because I don't give a damn who I offend.
After the death of Caliph Abu Bakr, Caliph Umar sent the Muslim army "to the great countries to fight the pagans".  When they met the Persians, they asked who they were. Their answer speaks volumes; nobody is listening. [Sahih Bukhari 4.53.386]

Our Prophet, the Messenger of our Lord, has ordered us to fight you till you worship Allah Alone or give Jizya (i.e. tribute)1; 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 seen2,3, and whoever amongst us remain alive, shall become your master."

   
    More than 1000 years later, T. Jefferson & J.Q. Adams  asked an Ambassador from Tripoli by what right they attacked our shipping. His answer is obviously based on the same source as the Muslim general's.

"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." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Barbary_War

   

    Jefferson subsequently took the first step toward solving the problem, but left it there, and his successors ignored it.  Now we are back in the same old trap because nobody learned from history. 

    There is a group of people who believe that they have a divine commission to conquer the world; that they will be richly rewarded if they pursue the mission and condemned to the fire if they shirk it.  Why do they believe that? 

9:38. O you who believe! What is the matter with you, that when you are asked to march forth in the Cause of Allâh (i.e. Jihâd) you cling heavily to the earth? Are you pleased with the life of this world rather than the Hereafter? But little is the enjoyment of the life of this world as compared with the Hereafter.

9:39. If you march not forth, He will punish you with a painful torment and will replace you by another people, and you cannot harm Him at all, and Allâh is Able to do all things.

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.


    If you want to make international waters safe for recreational sailing and commercial shipping, then you must either destroy the faith of the Muslims or usher them into Hell.  There are no other solutions.  Which will it be?  Will you show them that Allah is an impotent idol whose promises & threats are vain
or will you nuke them?   Nuking them is probably the most efficient way to destroy their faith. 

    Nobody in power, particularly not the Muslim occupying the White House, is willing to nuke Somalia.   Mark Levin suggesting anchoring a battleship off the coast and shelling the pirate's bases of operation to smithereens.  That is a great idea, but our battleships were decommissioned.   So lets make a good start: drop a Daisy Cutter on each and every one of those coastal villages.

    Announce to the world that anyone who objects can have a taste of the same treatment. Tell them that Islam is going back to Hell, with or without their consent. 

    When pirates are captured, slit their throats and throw them overboard to feed the sharks. They do not deserve trials; they are not entitled to the rights, privileges & immunities of U.S. citizens.  While in captivity, they are bait, an inducement to take more hostages.  Send them to Hell and be done with them.

    When ships are captured, the crews and passengers are dead already, according to the latest pronouncements.  Hold their funerals, pay off on their insurance policies and sink those vessels in place.  Then obliterate another Somalian village or two.

    The only way such common sense policies will be enacted is if we rise up as one disrespectfully demanding them with  a loud voice.  Copy this blog post, paste it into an email or fax and send it to your Congressmen & Senators.  Tell them that their re-election depends on their signatures and votes on Congressional resolutions calling for the death of pirates, sinking of vessels and obliteration of pirate nests.  If not us, who? If not now, when?? 

Monday, February 21, 2011

White House Shari'ah Rally: What Do They Want?

I learned from a Daily Mail article that three infamous British Muslims have been asked to address a pro Shari'ah rally at the White House March 3, 2011. The event is sponsored by the International Institute of Islamic Thought.   If we had rational and patriotic leaders in power, Anjem Choudary, Abu Izzadeen and Sayful Islam would be denied visas.

    The theme of the rally is supposed to be exhortation to rise up and impose Shari'ah on America. Literally the "path to life giving waters", Shari'ah is a codification of the laws laid down in the Qur'an & hadith. 

    The Sunnis comprise the majority of Muslims and the Shafi'ite school of jurisprudence is the most widely accepted of the Sunni schools. Its handbook of fiqh is Reliance of the Traveller and Guide to the Faithful.

    I have included images from a pdf file scanned from Reliance of the Traveller. Click them to view full sized images. Lest you doubt the authenticity of the text, I included two certifications of authenticity, from al-Azhar & IIIT. 

    Reliance is divided into topical books. Book o treats of "Justice"; chapter 9 treats the law of jihad, beginning with a definition:

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


The text cites several verses of the Qur'an and hadith to back that up.  o9.1 discusses the communal obligation of waging war against infidels, which is "meaning upon the Muslims each year"  Islamic law requires a minimum of one military expedition against infidels in every year. 

    O9.8 reveals the practical application of that communal obligation.

o9.8 Thc caliph (025) 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 nonMuslim
poll tax (jizya, def: 01 L4)-which is the
significance of their paying it, not the money
itself-while remaining in their ancestral religions)
(0: and the war continues) until they
become Muslim or else pay the non-Muslim poll
tax (0: in accordance with the word of Allah Most
High,...


The text continues with the scriptural basis of the ruling, which is 9:29.  Note the similarity of expression used by J.M. Rodwell.

Make war upon such of those to whom the Scriptures have been given as believe not in God, or in the last day, and who forbid not that which God and His Apostle have forbidden, and who profess not the profession of the truth, until they pay tribute out of hand, and they be humbled.


    O9.9 follows up with warfare against pagans.

09.9 The caliph fights all other peoples until
they become Muslim (0: because they are not a
people with a Book, nor honored as such, and are
not permited to settle with paying the poll tax...


Imam Faisal Abdul Rauf and other advocates of Shari'ah won't tell you about those provisions, why not? 

    There are important considerations other than violence. The concept of equality is one of them.  Consider what chapter 24 says about testimony.

024.2 Legal testimony is only acceptable from a
witness who:
(a) is free;
(b) is fully legally responsible (mukallaf, def:
c8.1) (0: as testimony is not accepted from a child
or insane person, even when the child's testimony
regards injuries among ehildren that oeeurred at
play);
(e) is able to speak;
(d) is mentally awake;
(e) is religious (0: meaning upright (024.4)
(A: and Muslim), for Allah Most High says,
"Let those of rectitude among you testify"
(Koran 65:2),
and unbelief is the vilest form of corruption, as
goes without saying);


If you ain't Muslim, you can't be a witness!  Let that sink in for a moment. Read it again.  What do you think about Shari'ah now?  The testimony of a man is worth that of two women.

024.7 The testimony of the following is legally
acceptable when it concerns cases involving property,
or transactions dealing with property, such
as sales:
(1) two men;
(2) two women and a man;
(3) or a male witness together with the oath
of the plaintiff.


Why is the feminist movement silent about this?


    In England and some American states, there is pressure for application of Shari'ah to domestic matters; family disputes.  The laws concerning marriage are laid out in book m.  I will raise one quote from that book, containing a concept which will cause any rational and compassionate person to reject Shari'ah.

GUARDIANS WHO MAY MARRY A VIRGIN
TO A MAN WITHOUT HER CONSENT
m3.13 Guardians are of two types, those who
may compel their female charges to marry someone,
and those who may not.
(1) The only guardians who may compel
their charge to marry are a virgin bride's father or
father's father, compel meaning to marry her to a
suitable match (def: m4) without her consent.
(2) Those who may not compel her are not
entitled to marry her to someone unless she
accepts and gives her permission.
Whenever the bride is a virgin, the father or
father's father may marry her to someone without
her permission, though it is recommended to ask
her permission if she has reached puberty. A virgin's
silence is considered as permission.
As for the nonvirgin of sound mind, no one
may marry her to another after she has reached
puberty without her express permission, no matter
whether the guardian is the father, father's
father, or someone else.


Let that sink in for a moment.  Read it again. Do you want Shari'ah to be applied here?  Why/why not??

    Divorce is one of the more important family law matters. Under Shari'ah, a husband need only declare divorce three times to give it legal effect.

n1.3 The person conducting the divorce may
effect it himself or commission another (def:
k17.5-6) to do so, even if the person commissioned
is a woman.
The person commissioned may effect the
divorce at any time (0: provided the one who
commissions him does not cancel the commission
before the divorce takes place (dis: k17.16»,
though when a husband tells his wife. "Divorce
yourself," then if she immediately says, "I divorce
myself," she is divorced, but if she delays, she is
not divorced unless the husband has said, "Divorce
yourself whenever you wish."

n2.1 A free man has three pronouncements of
divorce (0: because of the word of Allah Most
High,
"Divorce is two times, then retain with kindness
or graciously release" (Koran 2:229),
and when the Prophet (Allah bless him and give
him peace) was asked about the third time, he
said,
"It is Allah's having said, 'or graciously
release' ").


    I have furnished links to the pdf file containing Reliance. The images below are screen shots taken from that file. Click them to view full sized images. You don't need to take my word for the facts, I make it easy for you to verify what I write. 

Certificate of authenticity from IIIT.
Certificate of authenticity from al*Azhar U.
Certificate of authenticity from IIIT 
Certificate of authenticity from al-Azhar University
o9.0 defines jihad. o9.1 describes the communal obligation to attack disbeleivers.
o9.0 Defines jihad.
o9.1 Describes the obligation of annual attacks on disbelievers.
o9.8 confirms war on Jews & Christians.
The caliph fights all other peoples...
o9.8 "The caliph makes war on Jews, Christians...
o9.9 ...fights all other peoples...
o24 details who can serve as a witness.
It takes two women to match one man's testimony.
Christians can't testify in court.
Woman's witness: half weight.
More on testimony.
Compulsory juvenile marriage.
Further details on testimony.
A father may force his pre-pubescent daughter to wed.
Partial contents of the book on divorce.
Divorce: contents.
Book N: Divorce: contents
Book N: Divorce: contents
N2.2 Divorce
N2.2 Divorce

    Reliance is not the only handbook of Islamic law, though it is the most popular. Others are generally less detailed in some matters. Al-Hedaya is not as easy to read but it explains the differences between Shafi'ite and Hanifi fiqh. 

    For the Maliki fiqh on jihad, turn to chapter 30 of Risala, which offers less detail than Reliance.  The Hanifi fiqh of jihad is in  al-Hedaya, Vol. II, Book IX, Chapter 1.

    The fiqh of wudu & prayer tends to be arcane, nonsensical and harmless to us. But the Islamic law regarding war is totally unacceptable, as is the inequality of women and religious minorities.  The concepts of arbitrary divorce & forced marriage are so repugnant as to compel vigorous objection to imposition of Shari'ah. 

    Let us therefore rise up as one with a loud voice shouting HELL NO!!! to those who demand imposition of Islamic law.  Let us support the state legislation designed to ban it and make demands for national legislation to prevent the imposition of Shari'ah in the federal courts.