ANSWERS: 100
  • I automatically think of people answering "Terrorists". *sigh*
  • Terrorists and Liars.
  • Mullah Nasrudin: http://www.geocities.com/mutmainaa/quiz/islamic_humour.html
  • A jihad against a question getting placed in the wrong category.
  • People.
  • A mixture of this: Marketplaces, burkas, old men with grey clothes, goats in trees, green mint tea, desert, pyramids and alchemy. Something like that.
  • Middle East though they are mostly in Indonesia (i think)
  • Submission
  • I think of lambs.
  • Beautiful eyes.
  • Peace, for that's what the word means. It also means 'submission to the will of God' which is the central teaching of all God's prophets from the first one, Adam, to the last one, Mohammed, and the countless others in between including Noah, Abraham, Moses and Jesus. They all taught Islam.
  • Is it not true that a Muslim automatcally gets a place in heaven if they kill a Christian. (The Infadel) So how is this a peaceful religion????
  • Cat Stevens...honest
  • Sharia Law
  • A moon.
  • A muslim, duh!
  • Anti-Christ
  • another religion
  • Prayer. Praying three times a day.
  • Yusuf. "Yusuf Islam, formerly known by his stage name Cat Stevens (born Steven Demetre Georgiou on 21 July 1948 in London, UK), is an English musician, singer-songwriter, educator, philanthropist and prominent convert to Islam." Yusuf - (Cat Stevens) - Heaven/Where True Love Goes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZM9zKyDz4ko
  • A wrestler in a turban ("I-Slam").
  • something to do with modesty and respect !
  • On Answerbag - somebody who is trying to stir up trouble. In real life, people.
  • The Sufis.
  • Tabouli
  • Religion
  • Muslims
  • Lots and lots of people...
  • religion?
  • Misunderstood by most.
  • I think about how little I truly know on the subject.
  • Muslims. And hijabs. And a friend of mine from university who is Muslim.
  • Islam.
  • my ex-BF
  • peace and submission to allah
  • Far away from the Christianity that i know and love.
  • Victims
  • Honestly? "Peace." The literal definition of "Islam."
  • a beutiful religion, misunderstood by loads of people..
  • Has it's dangerous fanatics as all "religions" do.
  • Honestly I get a sort of odd sand duney, egyptian pyramid image scene playing out in my hand and something to do with an orange kerchief tied around someone's head. i haven't a clue as to why.
  • Terrorists If this be true, we better stay attentive to what is happening in our world. Allah or the Lord Jesus Christ? This is very interesting and just a very scary ... The Muslim religion is the fastest growing religion per capita in the United States, especially in the minority races!!! Allah or The Lord Jesus Christ? ... By Rick Mathes Last month I attended my annual training session that's required for maintaining my state prison security clearance. During the training session there was a presentation by three speakers representing the Roman Catholic, Protestant and Muslim faiths, who explained each of their beliefs. I was particularly interested in what the Islamic Imam had to say The Imam gave a great presentation of the basics of Islam, complete with a video. After the presentations, time was provided for questions and answers. When it was my turn, I directed my question to the Imam and asked: "Please, correct me if I'm wrong, but I understand that most Imams and clerics of Islam have declared a holy jihad [Holy war] against the infidels of the world and, that by killing an infidel, (which is a command to all Muslims) they are assured of a place in heaven. If that's the case, can you give me the definition of an infidel?" There was no disagreement with my statements and, without hesitation, he replied, "Non-believers!" I responded, "So, let me make sure I have this straight. All followers of Allah have been commanded to kill everyone who is not of your faith so they can have a place in heaven.. Is that correct?" The expression on his face changed from one of authority and command to that of "a little boy who had just been caught with his hand in the cookie jar." He sheepishly replied, "Yes." I then stated, "Well, sir, I have a real problem trying to imagine Pope John Paul commanding all Catholics to kill those of your faith or Dr. Stanley ordering all Protestants to do the same in order to guarantee them a place in heaven!" The Imam was speechless! I continued, "I also have problem with being your 'friend' when you and your brother clerics are telling your followers to kill me! Let me ask you a question. Would you rather have your Allah, who tells you to kill me in order for you to go to heaven, or my Jesus who tells me to love you because I am going to heaven and He wants you to be there with me?" You could have heard a pin drop as the Imam hung his head in shame. Needless to say, the organizers and/or promoters of the 'Diversification' training seminar were Not happy with Rick's way of dealing with the Islamic Imam and exposing the truth about the Muslims' beliefs. In twenty years there will be enough Muslim voters in the U.S. To elect the President! I think everyone in the U.S. should be required to read this, but with the Liberal justice system, liberal media and the ACLU, there is no way this will be widely publicized. Please pass this on to all your e-mail contacts. This is a true story and the author, Rick Mathes, is a well-known leader in prison ministry. The Man who walks with God always gets to his destination. If you have a pulse you have a purpose. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ NOTE... None of the words below are mine. Dr. Chong does have credentials, look at the Air Force link below which does work, not like some that say this has been checked on SNOPES.com. The upcoming elections various objectives and outcomes will be interesting. ************************************************************************************************ The writer of this narrative is Dr. Vernon Chong, Major General, USAF, Retired. "For what it's worth ... I've read, and then re-read every word in the note below, and believe it's one of the very few letters I've ever received that merit forwarding. This is the most cogent and powerful essay on the threat of Islamic terrorism I have seen. Dr. Vernon Chong is, without a doubt, the most articulate and convincing writer I have read regarding the War in Iraq . If you have any doubts, please open your mind to his essay and give it a fair evaluation. It's also eerily applicable to other current issues, such as Iran 's nuclear program, immigration, NAFTA's impact on American jobs, trade deficits, etc. I had no idea who Dr. Chong is, or the source of these thoughts, so when I received them, I almost deleted them, as well-written as they are. But then I did a Google search on the Doctor and found him to be a retired Air Force surgeon and past commander of Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio ." If you would like to see who this fine man is, go to this Air Force web site and look him up: http://www.af.mil/bios/bio.asp?bioID=5000" Muslim terrorists and the U.S.A. : A different spin on the war in Iraq: This WAR is REAL Dr. Vernon Chong, Major General, USAF, Retired To get out of a difficulty, one usually must go through it. Our country is now facing the most serious threat to its existence, as we know it, that we have faced in your lifetime and mine (which includes WWII). The deadly seriousness is greatly compounded by the fact that there are very few of us who think we can possibly lose this war and even fewer who realize what losing really means. First, let's examine a few basics: 1. When did the threat to us start? Many will say September 11, 2001 . The answer, as far as the United States is concerned, is 1979, 22 years prior to September 2001, with the following attacks on us: * Iran Embassy Hostages, 1979; * Beirut , Lebanon Embassy 1983; * Beirut , Lebanon Marine Barracks 1983; * Lockerbie , Scotland Pan-Am flight to New York 1988; * First New York World Trade Center attack 1993; * Dhahran , Saudi Arabia Khobar Towers Military complex 1996; * Nairobi , Kenya US Embassy 1998; * Dares Salaam , Tanzania US Embassy 1998; * Aden , Yemen USS Cole 2000; * New York World Trade Center 2001; * Pentagon 2001. (Note: during the period from 1981 to 2001 there were 7,581 terrorist attacks worldwide.) 2. Why were we attacked? Envy of our position, our success, and our freedoms. The attacks happened during the administrations of Presidents Carter, Reagan, Bush 1, Clinton and Bush 2. We cannot fault either the Republicans or Democrats, as there were no provocations by any of the presidents or their immediate predecessor, President Ford. 3. Who were the attackers? In each case, the attacks on the US were carried out by Muslims. 4. What is the Muslim population of the World? 25%. 5. Isn't the Muslim Religion peaceful? Hopefully, but that is really not material There is no doubt that the predominately Christian population ofGermany was peaceful, but under the dictatorial leadership of Hitler (who was also Christian), that made no difference. You either went along with the administration or you were eliminated. There were 5 to 6 million Christians killed by the Nazis for political reasons (including 7,000 Polish priests). (see http://www.Nazis.testimony.co.uk/7-a.htm) Thus, almost the same number of Christians were killed by the Nazis as the six million holocaust Jews who were killed by them, and we seldom hear of anything other than the Jewish atrocities. Although Hitler kept the world focused on the Jews, he had no hesitancy in killing anyone who got in the way of his extermination of the Jews or of taking over the world - German, Christian, or any others. Same with the Muslim terrorists. They focus the world on the US , but kill all in the way -- their own people or the Spanish, British, French or anyone else. The point here is that, just like the peaceful Germans were of no protection to anyone from the Nazis, no matter how many peaceful Muslims there may be, they are no protection for us from the terrorist Muslim leaders and what they are fanatically bent on doing -- by their own pronouncements -- killing all of us "infidels." I don't blame the peaceful Muslims. What would you do if the choice was to remain silent or be killed? 6. So who are we at war with? There is no way we can honestly respond that it is anyone other than the Muslim terrorists. Trying to be politically correct and avoid verbalizing this conclusion can well be fatal. There is no way to win if you don't clearly recognize and articulate who you are fighting. *So with that background, now to the two major questions: 1. Can we lose this war? 2. What does losing really mean? If we are to win, we must clearly answer these two pivotal questions: We can definitely lose this war and, as anomalous as it may sound, the major reason we can lose is that so many of us simply do not fathom the answer to the second question - What does losing mean? It would appear that a great many of us think that losing the war means hanging our heads, bringing the troops home, and going on about our business, like post-Vietnam. This is as far from the truth as one can get. *What losing really means is: We would no longer be the premier country in the world. The attacks will not subside, but, rather, will steadily increase. Remember, they want us dead, not just quiet. If they had just wanted us quiet, they would not have produced an increasing series of attacks against us over the past 18 years. The plan was, clearly, for terrorists to attack us until we were neutered and submissive to them. We would, of course, have no future support from other nations, for fear of reprisals and for the reason that they would see; we are impotent and cannot help them.. They will pick off the other non-Muslim nations, one at a time. It will be increasingly easier for them. They already hold Spain hostage. It doesn't matter whether it was right or wrong for Spain to withdraw its troops from Iraq . Spaindid it because the Muslim terrorists bombed their train and told them to withdraw the troops. Anything else they want Spain to do will be done. Spain is finished. The next will probably be France . Our one hope with France is that they might see the light and realize that if we don't win, they are finished, too, in that they can't resist the Muslim terrorists without us. However, it may already be too late for France . France is already 20% Muslim and fading fast. Without our support, Great Britain will go, also. Recently, I read that there are more mosques in England than churches. If we lose the war, our production, income, exports, and way of life will all vanish as we know it. After losing, who would trade or deal with us if they were threatened by the Muslims? If we can't stop the Muslim terrorists, how could anyone else? The radical Muslims fully know what is riding on this war, and therefore are completely committed to winning, at any cost. We'd better know it, too, and be likewise committed to winning at any cost. Why do I go on at such lengths about the results of losing? Simple. Until we recognize the costs of losing, we cannot unite and really put 100% of our thoughts and efforts into winning. And it is going to take that 100% effort to win. *So, how can we lose the war? Again, the answer is simple. We can lose the war by "imploding." That is, defeating ourselves by refusing to recognize the enemy and their purpose and failing to dig in and lend full support to the war effort. If we are united, there is no way that we can lose. If we continue to be divided, there is no way that we can win. *Let me give you a few examples of how we simply don't comprehend the life and death seriousness of this situation: President Bush selects Norman Mineta as Secretary of Transportation. Although all of the terrorist attacks were committed by Muslim men between 17 and 40 years of age, Secretary Mineta refuses to allow profiling. Does that sound like we are taking this thing seriously? This is war! For the duration, we are going to have to give up some of the civil rights to which we have become accustomed. We had better be prepared to lose some of our civil rights temporarily or we will most certainly lose all of them permanently. And don't worry that it is a slippery slope. We gave up plenty of civil rights during WWII, and immediately restored them after the victory ... and, in fact, added many more since that time. *Do I blame President Bush or President Clinton before him? No, I blame us for blithely assuming we can maintain all of our Political Correctness and all of our civil rights during this conflict and have a clean, lawful, honorable war. None of those words apply to war. Get them out of your head. Some have gone so far in their criticism of the war and/or the Administration that it almost seems they would literally like to see us lose. I think some actually do. I hasten to add that this isn't because they are disloyal. It is because they just don't recognize what losing means. Nevertheless, that conduct gives the impression to the enemy that we are divided and weakening. It concerns our friends and it does great damage to our cause. Of more recent vintage, the uproar fueled by the politicians and media regarding the treatment of some prisoners of war perhaps exemplifies best what I am saying. We have recently had an issue involving the treatment of a few Muslim prisoners of war, by a small group of our military police.. These are the type prisoners who just a few months ago were throwing their own people off buildings, cutting off their hands, cutting out their tongues, and otherwise murdering their own just for disagreeing with Saddam Hussein. And, just a few years ago, these same type prisoners chemically killed 400,000 of their own people for the same reason. They are also the same type of enemy fighters who recently were burning Americans and dragging their charred corpses through the streets of Iraq . And, still more recently, the same type of enemy that was and is providing videos to all news sources internationally of the beheading of American prisoners they held. Compare this with some of our press and politicians, who for several days have thought and talked about nothing else but the "humiliating" of some Muslim prisoners -- not burning them, not dragging their charred corpses through the streets, not beheading them, but "humiliating" them. *Can they be for real? The politicians and pundits have even talked of impeachment of the Secretary of Defense. If this doesn't show the complete lack of comprehension and understanding of the seriousness of the enemy we are fighting, the life and death struggle we are in, and the disastrous results of losing this war, nothing can. To bring our country to a virtual political standstill over this prisoner issue makes us look like Nero playing his fiddle as Rome burned -- totally oblivious to what is going on in the real world. Neither we, nor any other country, can survive this internal strife. Again, I say, this does not mean that some of our politicians or media people are disloyal. It simply means that they are absolutely oblivious to the magnitude of the situation we are in and into which the Muslim terrorists have been pushing us for many years. These people are a serious and dangerous liability to the war effort. We must take note of who they are and get them out of office. Remember, the Muslim terrorists stated goal is to kill all infidels. That translates into ALL non-Muslims -- not just in the United States , but throughout the world. We are the last bastion of defense. We have been criticized for many years as being 'arrogant' That charge is valid. We are arrogant in that we believe that we are so good, powerful, and smart that we can win the hearts and minds of all those who attack us, and that, with both hands tied behind our back, we can defeat anything bad in the world. We can't! If we don't recognize this, our nation, as we know it, will not survive, and no other free country in the world will survive if we are defeated. And, finally, name any Muslim countries throughout the world that allow freedom of speech, freedom of thought, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, equal rights for anyone -- let alone everyone, equal status or any status for women, or that have been productive in one single way that contributes to the good of the world. This has been a long way of saying that we must be united on this war or we will be equated in the history books to the self- inflicted fall of the Roman Empire . If, that is, the Muslim leaders will allow history books to be written or read. If we don't win this war right now, keep a close eye on how the Muslims take over France in the next 5 years or less. They will continue to increase the Muslim population of France and continue to encroach, little by little, on the established French traditions. The French will be fighting among themselves over what should or should not be done, which will continue to weaken them and keep them from any united resolve. Doesn't that sound eerily familiar? Democracies don't have their freedoms taken away from them by some external military force. Instead, they give their freedoms away, politically correct piece by politically correct piece. And they are giving those freedoms away to those who have shown, worldwide, that they abhor freedom and will not apply it to you or even to themselves, once they are in power. Muslims have universally shown that when they have taken over, they then start brutally killing each other over who the few will be controlling the masses. *What is happening in Iraq is a good example. Will we ever stop hearing from the politically correct about the "peaceful Muslims?" I close on a hopeful note by repeating what I said before: If we are united, there is no way that we can lose. I hope now, after the election, the factions in our country will begin to focus on the critical situation we are in, and will unite to save our country. It is your future we are talking about. Do whatever you can to preserve it. I reiterate: our national election is under way. After reading the above, we all must do this, not only for ourselves, but for our children, our grandchildren, our country, and our world. Whether Democrat or Republican, conservative or liberal .. and that includes the Politicians and media of our country and the free world. Please forward this to any you feel may want, or NEED to read it. Our "leaders" in Congress ought to read it, too. There are those who find fault with our country, but it is obvious to anyone who truly thinks through this, that we must UNITE! Lastly, I wish to add: at the risk of offending, I sincerely think that anyone who rejects this as just another political rant, or doubts the seriousness of this issue, or just deletes it without sending it on, is part of the problem. Let's quit laughing at and forwarding the jokes and cartoons which denigrate and ridicule our leaders in this war against terror. They are trying to protect the interests and well being of the US and it's citizens. Best we support them.
  • Allah, Berkas (sp?), Mosques and my friend's dad.
  • Muslims
  • Subject: Dr. Vernon Chong.... NOTE… None of the words below are mine. Dr. Chong does have credentials, look at the Air Force link below which does work, not like some that say this has been checked on SNOPES.com. The upcoming elections various objectives and outcomes will be interesting. ************************************************************************************************ The writer of this narrative is Dr. Vernon Chong, Major General, USAF, Retired. "For what it's worth ... I've read, and then re-read every word in the note below, and believe it's one of the very few letters I've ever received that merit forwarding. This is the most cogent and powerful essay on the threat of Islamic terrorism I have seen. Dr. Vernon Chong is, without a doubt, the most articulate and convincing writer I have read regarding the War in Iraq . If you have any doubts, please open your mind to his essay and give it a fair evaluation. It's also eerily applicable to other current issues, such as Iran 's nuclear program, immigration, NAFTA's impact on American jobs, trade deficits, etc. I had no idea who Dr. Chong is, or the source of these thoughts, so when I received them, I almost deleted them, as well-written as they are. But then I did a Google search on the Doctor and found him to be a retired Air Force surgeon and past commander of Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio ." If you would like to see who this fine man is, go to this Air Force web site and look him up: http://www.af.mil/bios/bio.asp?bioID=5000" Muslim terrorists and the U.S.A. : A different spin on the war in Iraq: This WAR is REAL Dr. Vernon Chong, Major General, USAF, Retired To get out of a difficulty, one usually must go through it. Our country is now facing the most serious threat to its existence, as we know it, that we have faced in your lifetime and mine (which includes WWII). The deadly seriousness is greatly compounded by the fact that there are very few of us who think we can possibly lose this war and even fewer who realize what losing really means. First, let's examine a few basics: 1 When did the threat to us start? Many will say September 11, 2001 . The answer, as far as the United States is concerned, is 1979, 22 years prior to September 2001, with the following attacks on us: * Iran Embassy Hostages, 1979; * Beirut , Lebanon Embassy 1983; * Beirut , Lebanon Marine Barracks 1983; * Lockerbie , Scotland Pan-Am flight to New York 1988; * First New York World Trade Center attack 1993; * Dhahran , Saudi Arabia Khobar Towers Military complex 1996; * Nairobi , Kenya US Embassy 1998; * Dares Salaam , Tanzania US Embassy 1998; * Aden , Yemen USS Cole 2000; * New York World Trade Center 2001; * Pentagon 2001. (Note: during the period from 1981 to 2001 there were 7,581 terrorist attacks worldwide.) 2 Why were we attacked? Envy of our position, our success, and our freedoms. The attacks happened during the administrations of Presidents Carter, Reagan, Bush 1, Clinton and Bush 2. We cannot fault either the Republicans or Democrats, as there were no provocations by any of the presidents or their immediate predecessor, President Ford. 3 Who were the attackers? In each case, the attacks on the US were carried out by Muslims. 4 What is the Muslim population of the World? 25%. 5 Isn't the Muslim Religion peaceful? Hopefully, but that is really not material There is no doubt that the predominately Christian population ofGermany was peaceful, but under the dictatorial leadership of Hitler (who was also Christian), that made no difference. You either went along with the administration or you were eliminated. There were 5 to 6 million Christians killed by the Nazis for political reasons (including 7,000 Polish priests). (see http://www.Nazis.testimony.co.uk/7-a.htm) Thus, almost the same number of Christians were killed by the Nazis as the six million holocaust Jews who were killed by them, and we seldom hear of anything other than the Jewish atrocities. Although Hitler kept the world focused on the Jews, he had no hesitancy in killing anyone who got in the way of his extermination of the Jews or of taking over the world - German, Christian, or any others. Same with the Muslim terrorists. They focus the world on the US , but kill all in the way -- their own people or the Spanish, British, French or anyone else. The point here is that, just like the peaceful Germans were of no protection to anyone from the Nazis, no matter how many peaceful Muslims there may be, they are no protection for us from the terrorist Muslim leaders and what they are fanatically bent on doing -- by their own pronouncements -- killing all of us "infidels." I don't blame the peaceful Muslims. What would you do if the choice was to remain silent or be killed? 6 So who are we at war with? There is no way we can honestly respond that it is anyone other than the Muslim terrorists. Trying to be politically correct and avoid verbalizing this conclusion can well be fatal. There is no way to win if you don't clearly recognize and articulate who you are fighting. So with that background, now to the two major questions: 1 Can we lose this war? 2 What does losing really mean? If we are to win, we must clearly answer these two pivotal questions: We can definitely lose this war and, as anomalous as it may sound, the major reason we can lose is that so many of us simply do not fathom the answer to the second question - What does losing mean? It would appear that a great many of us think that losing the war means hanging our heads, bringing the troops home, and going on about our business, like post-Vietnam. This is as far from the truth as one can get. What losing really means is: We would no longer be the premier country in the world. The attacks will not subside, but, rather, will steadily increase. Remember, they want us dead, not just quiet. If they had just wanted us quiet, they would not have produced an increasing series of attacks against us over the past 18 years. The plan was, clearly, for terrorists to attack us until we were neutered and submissive to them. We would, of course, have no future support from other nations, for fear of reprisals and for the reason that they would see; we are impotent and cannot help them.. They will pick off the other non-Muslim nations, one at a time. It will be increasingly easier for them. They already hold Spain hostage. It doesn't matter whether it was right or wrong for Spain to withdraw its troops from Iraq . Spaindid it because the Muslim terrorists bombed their train and told them to withdraw the troops. Anything else they want Spain to do will be done. Spain is finished. The next will probably be France . Our one hope with France is that they might see the light and realize that if we don't win, they are finished, too, in that they can't resist the Muslim terrorists without us. However, it may already be too late for France . France is already 20% Muslim and fading fast. Without our support, Great Britain will go, also. Recently, I read that there are more mosques in England than churches. If we lose the war, our production, income, exports, and way of life will all vanish as we know it. After losing, who would trade or deal with us if they were threatened by the Muslims? If we can't stop the Muslim terrorists, how could anyone else? The radical Muslims fully know what is riding on this war, and therefore are completely committed to winning, at any cost. We'd better know it, too, and be likewise committed to winning at any cost. Why do I go on at such lengths about the results of losing? Simple. Until we recognize the costs of losing, we cannot unite and really put 100% of our thoughts and efforts into winning. And it is going to take that 100% effort to win. So, how can we lose the war? Again, the answer is simple. We can lose the war by "imploding." That is, defeating ourselves by refusing to recognize the enemy and their purpose and failing to dig in and lend full support to the war effort. If we are united, there is no way that we can lose. If we continue to be divided, there is no way that we can win. Let me give you a few examples of how we simply don't comprehend the life and death seriousness of this situation: President Bush selects Norman Mineta as Secretary of Transportation. Although all of the terrorist attacks were committed by Muslim men between 17 and 40 years of age, Secretary Mineta refuses to allow profiling. Does that sound like we are taking this thing seriously? This is war! For the duration, we are going to have to give up some of the civil rights to which we have become accustomed. We had better be prepared to lose some of our civil rights temporarily or we will most certainly lose all of them permanently. And don't worry that it is a slippery slope. We gave up plenty of civil rights during WWII, and immediately restored them after the victory ... and, in fact, added many more since that time. Do I blame President Bush or President Clinton before him? No, I blame us for blithely assuming we can maintain all of our Political Correctness and all of our civil rights during this conflict and have a clean, lawful, honorable war. None of those words apply to war. Get them out of your head. Some have gone so far in their criticism of the war and/or the Administration that it almost seems they would literally like to see us lose. I think some actually do. I hasten to add that this isn't because they are disloyal. It is because they just don't recognize what losing means. Nevertheless, that conduct gives the impression to the enemy that we are divided and weakening. It concerns our friends and it does great damage to our cause. Of more recent vintage, the uproar fueled by the politicians and media regarding the treatment of some prisoners of war perhaps exemplifies best what I am saying. We have recently had an issue involving the treatment of a few Muslim prisoners of war, by a small group of our military police.. These are the type prisoners who just a few months ago were throwing their own people off buildings, cutting off their hands, cutting out their tongues, and otherwise murdering their own just for disagreeing with Saddam Hussein. And, just a few years ago, these same type prisoners chemically killed 400,000 of their own people for the same reason. They are also the same type of enemy fighters who recently were burning Americans and dragging their charred corpses through the streets of Iraq . And, still more recently, the same type of enemy that was and is providing videos to all news sources internationally of the beheading of American prisoners they held. Compare this with some of our press and politicians, who for several days have thought and talked about nothing else but the "humiliating" of some Muslim prisoners -- not burning them, not dragging their charred corpses through the streets, not beheading them, but "humiliating" them. Can they be for real? The politicians and pundits have even talked of impeachment of the Secretary of Defense. If this doesn't show the complete lack of comprehension and understanding of the seriousness of the enemy we are fighting, the life and death struggle we are in, and the disastrous results of losing this war, nothing can. To bring our country to a virtual political standstill over this prisoner issue makes us look like Nero playing his fiddle as Rome burned -- totally oblivious to what is going on in the real world. Neither we, nor any other country, can survive this internal strife. Again, I say, this does not mean that some of our politicians or media people are disloyal. It simply means that they are absolutely oblivious to the magnitude of the situation we are in and into which the Muslim terrorists have been pushing us for many years. These people are a serious and dangerous liability to the war effort. We must take note of who they are and get them out of office. Remember, the Muslim terrorists stated goal is to kill all infidels. That translates into ALL non-Muslims -- not just in the United States , but throughout the world. We are the last bastion of defense. We have been criticized for many years as being 'arrogant' That charge is valid. We are arrogant in that we believe that we are so good, powerful, and smart that we can win the hearts and minds of all those who attack us, and that, with both hands tied behind our back, we can defeat anything bad in the world. We can't! If we don't recognize this, our nation, as we know it, will not survive, and no other free country in the world will survive if we are defeated. And, finally, name any Muslim countries throughout the world that allow freedom of speech, freedom of thought, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, equal rights for anyone -- let alone everyone, equal status or any status for women, or that have been productive in one single way that contributes to the good of the world. This has been a long way of saying that we must be united on this war or we will be equated in the history books to the self- inflicted fall of the Roman Empire . If, that is, the Muslim leaders will allow history books to be written or read. If we don't win this war right now, keep a close eye on how the Muslims take overFrance in the next 5 years or less. They will continue to increase the Muslim population of France and continue to encroach, little by little, on the established French traditions. The French will be fighting among themselves over what should or should not be done, which will continue to weaken them and keep them from any united resolve. Doesn't that sound eerily familiar? Democracies don't have their freedoms taken away from them by some external military force. Instead, they give their freedoms away, politically correct piece by politically correct piece. And they are giving those freedoms away to those who have shown, worldwide, that they abhor freedom and will not apply it to you or even to themselves, once they are in power. Muslims have universally shown that when they have taken over, they then start brutally killing each other over who the few will be controlling the masses. What is happening in Iraq is a good example. Will we ever stop hearing from the politically correct about the "peaceful Muslims?" I close on a hopeful note by repeating what I said before: If we are united, there is no way that we can lose. I hope now, after the election, the factions in our country will begin to focus on the critical situation we are in, and will unite to save our country. It is your future we are talking about. Do whatever you can to preserve it. I reiterate: our national election is under way. After reading the above, we all must do this, not only for ourselves, but for our children, our grandchildren, our country, and our world. Whether Democrat or Republican, conservative or liberal .. and that includes the Politicians and media of our country and the free world. Please forward this to any you feel may want, or NEED to read it. Our "leaders" in Congress ought to read it, too. There are those who find fault with our country, but it is obvious to anyone who truly thinks through this, that we must UNITE! Lastly, I wish to add: at the risk of offending, I sincerely think that anyone who rejects this as just another political rant, or doubts the seriousness of this issue, or just deletes it without sending it on, is part of the problem. Let's quit laughing at and forwarding the jokes and cartoons which denigrate and ridicule our leaders in this war against terror. They are trying to protect the interests and well being of the US and it's citizens. Best we support them.
  • http://www.dotsub.com/films/moredemands/index.php?autostart=true&language_setting=en_1618
  • Islam, is the religion for the Middle East, Indonesia and not a very old religion at that yet preaches peace. Like many other religions it has been bastardized by the few fanatics for the purpose of power paved in blood.
  • i slam, u slam, we all get slammed
  • A PEACEFUL totally MISUNDERSTOOD religion!!!
  • Middle Eastern, Sadid from Lost
  • Thanks to the media - terrorism. I know better, I've been to Oman, Egypt and The Emirates and had a chat with a Lebanese Security Guard last night while I was waiting for the bus. We laughed and exchanged stories, and he was surprised how highly I spoke of Oman, Egypt and the general middle east. Funny thing: I'm German, he's Lebanese and we're both living permanently in Sydney, AUS. They are a totally misunderstood people - misrepresented is a better word.
  • Muslims: People. Individuals. Islam: Openly genocidal and repressive religious doctrine with many active proponents who support global Islamic imperialism.
  • people around the world
  • Like all religions, a good thing that has been perverted by a radical minority.
  • G'day LuckyLefty, Thank you for your question. Mosques. Regards
  • Deserts, sand, dunes
  • My best friend, who is from Afghanistan, she practices Islam.
  • First thing...Peace because that is what Islam means in its literal translation.
  • Middle east
  • muslim people running around in cirlces.
  • Quran. Tan skin.
  • Jihad.
  • http://www.answerbag.com/a_view/2498894 pretty much sums it up for me. regards and salaam
  • peace...its a religion that teaches and preaches peace..and its spreading like anything...and some people are really scared of this..thats what you see all the desperate propaganda by western tv channels..!
  • Extremist terrorism and the doctor from one of those arab countries who tried to kill me.
  • The first thing that comes to mind is "I wish we could get along." I live in an area with many Islamic people (in the United States) and many of them are great and don't seem to have a problem with me (a Christian). However, there are some in my region who make it clear they feel animosity toward me. So, because of that, I have trepidation when dealing with people of obvious middle-eastern ethincity. That kind of racial-profiling makes me feel terrible about myself, because frankly, it's not fair to them. Sadly, as someone else mentioned in this thread, the few radicals make it hard for the good people in any race/religion/group.
  • Saudi Arabia and the fact that they can make the world dance to their tunes because they control the OIL.
  • Great sex, bad attitude.
  • Terroists!
  • Ignorance. Firstly on the part of those who know nothing about islam and in their bigoted view think of terrorists; secondly the extremists inside Islam that are corrupted by hate and ignorance and are opressive to women and society.
  • Muslim
  • Submission to allah the most benificent and the most merciful. Also....peace and comfort. Yes thats right all the doownraters.. I seek comfort in god.. who is the god of moses and of Jesus and MOhammed PBUT
  • It was the topic at the time.
  • peace and love. Some people will say terrorism but then automatically I think of them as stupid, ignorant, and boring. You see most of these people are Americans. Clearly they forgot their pledge. I pledge alliegance to the flage of the United States of America and to the republic in which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all yet they constantly deny liberty to the gays who wish to marry, to the Muslims, to the atheists, etc. I may not be a Muslim but I still respect their beliefs and even use some of their philosophies such as kindness to one another, giving to the poor etc. Allah be with you Muslims. +3 points. I like the question. Have a good day.
  • This is a bitter taste of reality. Tough to watch,but much tougher if ignored. This is the film by Geert Wilders. He's a Dutch writer who is now under protection from the Islamists in the Netherlands. This is the film that has the EU and the muslim world with their pants in a wad. Most websites have removed it, including You Tube. All bowing to threats. Google still has it posted as of today but, will probably bow to pressure soon. It is about 16 minutes long but, worth the time. Can be a little tough to watch in spots. But this is what we are up against. I think we better get REAL serious. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3369102968312745410
  • Some quick thoughts: To paraphrase what someone wrote about Aztecs: Good people. Good neighbors. Bad gods. A challange, for better or worse, to the West ---one of a number. A religion, among many. As vicious, and as good, as Christianity.
  • The city of Preston....In some places (I hate to say, the poorer areas)there's loads of muslims.
  • Bin Laden
  • Ramadan. Because it's coming up. Is it on the 31st or 1st this year?
  • Paradise of Piece and love
  • the truth
  • Well, it really depends on the conversation or situation, but usually it would be "sadly misunderstood".
  • Ramadan Kareem everybody!
  • Misrepresented
  • People getting buried up to their necks in sand!! Well you did ask... It's like one of the earliest things I remember 'cos it happened to this guy in a cartoon i watched years ago!
  • Submission to Allah....Then I think of me :)
  • The Kaabaa, what a fascinating structure.
  • the worst terrorist organization! Islam is a caustic blend of regurgitated paganism and twisted Bible stories. Muhammad, its lone prophet, conceived his religion solely to satiate his lust for power, sex, and money. He was a terrorist. And if you think these conclusions are shocking, wait until you see the evidence. continue reading here: http://www.prophetofdoom.net/Prophet_of_Doom_Islams_Terrorist_Dogma_in_Muhammads_Own_Words.Islam
  • peace, truth and real life.
  • The Sufi's
  • Nation of peace.
  • ALALALALLALLALALLALLAAA
  • The war because my step-son is in his second tour. He is supposed to be home before thanksgiving, but there have been some delays.
  • Ummm, complicated... and prayer 5 times a day...
  • Semitic religion.
  • A man with a beard and a turban.
  • Right now there are 99 answers, and the 99 Names of Allah come to mind. . This is Answer number 100.
  • Allah and Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him.

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