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“Islamophobia” summit in Garland, Texas has roiled the enemies of truth and freedom. They are out for blood.

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San Francisco: Outrage as anti-Islam ads linking Muslims to Nazis appear on 

International Business Times UK – ‎22 hours ago‎
AFDI’s founder Pamela Geller told IBTimes UK that the aim of the ads is to “raise awareness of the nature and magnitude of Islamic anti-Semitism, and marshal opposition to aid for Muslim countries that act against human rights.” Geller explained that she does …

San Francisco bus ads liken Islam to Nazism

The Times of Israel – ‎11 hours ago‎
The anti-Islam group led by Pamela Geller is running advertisements on San Francisco public buses comparing the religion to Nazism. The ads, sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, feature photos of Adolf Hitler and 20th-century …

Ad campaign on San Francisco buses likens Islam to Nazism

St. Louis Jewish Light – ‎21 hours ago‎
(JTA) — The anti-Islam group led by Pamela Geller is running advertisements on San Francisco public buses comparing the religion to Nazism. The ads, sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, features photos of Adolf Hitler and 20th-century …

Pam Geller Group Launches New Anti-Islam Ad Blitz After Paris Terror Attacks

Jewish Daily Forward – ‎21 hours ago‎
The anti-Islam group led by Pamela Geller is running advertisements on San Francisco public buses comparing the religion to Nazism. The ads, sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, features photos of Adolf Hitler and 20th-century …

Anti-Islam group’s ads on San Francisco buses compare Muslims to Hitler

Raw Story – ‎Jan 15, 2015‎
Ibrahim Hooper, a spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said the American Freedom Defense Initiative’s Houston-based founder, Pamela Geller, was using the ads to stir up attention and raise money. The Council on American-Islamic …

Outcry in San Francisco over anti-Muslim Nazi adverts protected by freedom of 

The Independent – ‎Jan 15, 2015‎
In an email, its president, Pam Geller, told The Independent: “Jew-hatred is growing increasingly open, aggressive and virulent. Yet our government, law enforcement and media are completely in denial about this problem. My ads are designed to call attention …

Ads Equating Islam With Nazism Appear On Public Buses in San Francisco

Sputnik International – ‎Jan 15, 2015‎
As many as 50 San Francisco buses now feature controversial ads equating Islam with Nazism and showing an image of Adolf Hitler and Haj Amin al-Husseini, a 20th Century Palestinian Muslim leader who opposed Zionism, with the words, “Islamic …

Islamophobic Hitler ads appear on San Francisco buses

RT – ‎Jan 15, 2015‎
SFGate.com, the website of the San Francisco Chronicle, described the ads as equating Islam with Nazism. Pamela Geller, founder of the AFDI, told Reuters she had been working on the San Francisco ads since last spring. “It’s the only way to leapfrog over …

Anti-Islam group buys ads on San Francisco buses

Updated News – ‎Jan 15, 2015‎
Ibrahim Hooper, a spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said the American Freedom Defense Initiative’s Houston-based founder, Pamela Geller, was using the ads to stir up attention and raise money. The Council on American-Islamic …

Anti-Islamist Ads Go Up in SF

Breitbart News – ‎Jan 15, 2015‎
Pamela Geller’s American Freedom Defense Initiative has launched another volley of banners around San Francisco targeting Islamists, this time showing a photo of a meeting between Adolf Hitler and Haj Amin al-Husseini, the Grand Muft of Jerusalem who …

Pat Condell: Nothing to do with Islam

How Roman rule expanded through the lands

Did you ever learn how the Romans were able to spread their empire so far and wide…and so quickly?  Yes, they had a strong army and were not afraid to use it but the army was there to back up their primary method of colonization.

Romans would send some citizens to live in far away cities to facilitate trade with Rome. Makes sense, right?

These citizens brought their families with them and would build their houses close to each other for mutual support and entertainment.  As the trade grew, so would these self-segregated Roman neighbourhoods.  Eventually, once these neighbourhoods got large enough, Rome would offer trade incentives to the rulers of the city to permit the Romans within their enclave to be ruled by Roman laws and be subject to Roman authority  directly.

It was that subtle ‘carrot and stick’ routine:  the carrot of reduced trade tariffs and the stick of the not-so-proverbial sabre-rattling of the Roman army.  Most city states thought that this was a beneficial arrangement and agreed.

After a while, the members of the Roman enclave would ask that the Roman law should apply not only within their little enclave but when they traded with the locals:  after all, Rome got rich from trading and they all wanted to benefit, no?

Slowly and in very small increments, the Roman enclave would grow – and the demand for more and more Roman laws and norms within the host city would keep pace with this growth.

No matter how hard the host city would try to appease their Roman enclave, they could never satisfy them fully and eventually, Rome would have to point out just how cities that don’t treat their Roman minorities nicely happen to be the next ones to be burned to the ground by Roman armies.

Thus, through self-seggregated and un-integrated immigration, economic pressure and threat of violence, Roman rule spread throughout the lands!

Oh boy, am I glad that we live in enlightened times, when we would never permit members of a supremacist culture to build multiple enclaves throughout our countries and then demand that more and more of our laws conform to theirs, or they will do violence to us!

Go Cameroon: 143:1!

From News24:

‘Yaound -The Cameroonian army killed 143 Boko Haram fighters who attacked a military base in the northern town of Kolofata on Monday, in what the government said was the militants’ heaviest loss yet on its territory.

One Cameroonian soldier also lost his life in the clashes, Communications Minister and government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakary said in a statement read out on television and radio.

The toll was “the heaviest loss yet” suffered by Boko Haram on Cameroonian soil, he said, and comes at a time of fears of increased cross-border raids by the Nigeria-based group into Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

The spokesperson said the attack began in the early hours when “several hundred” Islamist fighters took advantage of thick fog to cross over from Nigeria and tried to storm the town’s military base, where an elite army unit is stationed.’

“Knowledge starts as offendedness”: Jonathan Rauch on Free Speech

From our friends at FIRE:

Thomas Sowell: The Fallacy of Cemocracy

The Jihad of Words

In the words of the one and only Inigo Montoya:

Or, if you are more into classical music:

“Because, you know, sometimes words have two meanings…”

It is impossible to hold a meaningful conversation with somebody when you both think you know what the words you are using mean, but in reality, you each subscribe to a completely different meaning of that word.

For example, the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood government that had come to power in Egypt following the ‘Arab Spring’ was lead by Morsi’s party, which was called the ‘Freedom and Justice Party’.

Muslim Brotherhood = Freedom and Justice?

Why, yes – if you mean what the Islamists understand these words to mean.

‘Freedom’, according to Koranic sources, is defined as ‘freedom from the laws of men’.  In other words, being ruled by the word god, Allah, alone.

In other words, they understand the word ‘freedom’ to mean the implementation of the Sharia and Sharia alone.

And ‘justice’?

‘Justice’ according to laws of God and God alone:  again, Sharia.

In these people’s mind, the way we use the words ‘freedom’ and ‘justice’ is a perversion of their true meaning (Sharia and only Sharia) and we are ‘spreading mischief’ by perverting these words.

And under Sharia, the penalty for ‘spreading mischief’ is death.

A simple way to tell a moderate Muslim from an Islamist is to ask their view on whether Sharia should be implemented in the West.

If they say no, they are here because they are attempting to flee the horrors of life under Sharia and we must do our utmost to protect them, because they will be the first victims of the Islamists.  Many are afraid to speak out, for very real fear that relatives stuck in Islamic countries would be harmed for their words:  Islam is a clan-based culture where you are often held responsible for your relatives actions.

If they say yes, then they are an Islamist who is advocating, in no uncertain terms, the elevation of SHaria above our own laws.  This is treason and our societies must treat it as such.  All advocates of Sharia in the West must be arrested and charged with treason, because that is what trying to replace our laws with Sharia is.

Following is an excellent video.  It is a bit longer than what I usually post, but it is most excellent:

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