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On September 11,2001 2,977 Americans died because of Islam.

The disease of Islam needs to be wiped from the face of the earth.

If we do not destroy Islam it will destroy America.

Europe has let Islam run wild now they are paying the price.

We saw what Islam is willing to do to destroy America.

Muslims are envious of our progress and prosperity.

Muslims are stuck in the seventh century following a pedophile.

We should have blasted Mecca off the face of the earth.

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Slipped through the cracks: Orlando killer worked for DHS, State contractor 

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Slipped through the cracks my ass.

He was guided through the cracks because he is a Muslim and DemocRat.

I look for the DHS to bring a world of hurt down on the state contractor.

The security company that employed Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen also is a federal contractor for the Homeland Security and State departments — raising more questions about how he passed background checks despite being on the FBI’s radar screen and the level of security at a firm handling sensitive U.S. operations.

Source: Slipped through the cracks: Orlando killer worked for DHS, State contractor | Fox News

A traitor in the White House? If the shoe fits …

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This is by Pat Boone in World Net Daily.

If treason is not taking place in the White House then what else could it be called?

 

Exclusive: Pat Boone offers ‘hypothetical’ scenario of treason in nation’s highest office

“The traitor rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear. The traitor is the plague.”

– Marcus Tullius Cicero, 1st century B.C.

 

What is treason? Good old Webster’s Dictionary describes it simply as “betrayal of one’s country to an enemy.” And traitor as “one who betrays one’s country, cause, friends, etc.”

I’ve recently read a biography of Benedict Arnold, American history’s most notorious traitor. Though he was beneficiary of our young country’s opportunities and honors, rising through the military to the rank of major general, historians record he was arrogant and impatient with civilian deliberateness and legislative oversight. He courted the favor of British loyalists, angering the patriots – and exhibited such a love and need for money that he lined his pockets with questionable side ventures.

He decided he wasn’t sufficiently appreciated by his fellows and formulated a treasonous plan to crush the Revolution and revenge himself on Congress. When, amazingly, he was given the command of West Point, he plotted with British Gen. Clinton to surrender the fort for 20,000 pounds! The plot was discovered, and Arnold barely managed to escape to England, where he lived out his life as a social outcast … and infamous traitor.

Is it remotely possible such a terrible thing could happen in America today? What would one of our leaders have to do to be accused of treason?

Well, let’s create a purely hypothetical scenario.

Suppose America elects a charismatic young president who makes all kinds of brave promises and sweeps into the White House. This young man not only has little political or governmental experience, but none at all in business or administration. Curiously, his upbringing is never closely examined or evaluated; it’s just assumed that anybody elected president must love America – but this young man had been trained by parents and others to consider this country a colonial oppressor and unfit to be a world leader! In college, by his own autobiographical account, he sought out Marxist professors, in not one but three colleges.

Once elected, he uses his newfound executive authority to seal off all his early school, passport and travel records, lest his true intents be uncovered. He eventually has a fake “copy of a birth certificate” created and exhibited on the White House website, complete with glaring errors that betray its falsehood. Somehow Congress seems mesmerized and intimidated from confronting him, so he creates a phalanx of legislative “czars” to regulate and virtually stifle all business and energy progress, and these “czars” – among them known Muslim and Marxist and homosexual activists – report not to Congress but directly to him!

Having declared that he considered the U.S. Constitution a “flawed” document, he proceeds as president to ride roughshod over the document and its establishment of three separate and equal branches of our government, declaring openly if Congress won’t give him what he wants, he “has a phone and a pen” and will make executive decisions and even change laws he has crammed through the legislature, determined to effectively dismantle the two-party system and the separation-of-powers concept.

Now, theoretically, many might call all this treason. But wait.

Suppose this increasingly arrogant young man, having become commander in chief of the military, begins to quietly fire and replace full admirals and generals who object to his decisions to withdraw from territories gained by the lives of 4,000 brave young Americans, and to issue more orders that will weaken the whole defense system and cost more young American lives. Treason? Wait …

Suppose this pompous man also appoints an attorney general who announces with him that they not only will enable hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens to invade the country – but that they will not enforce the immigration laws themselves! This, knowing that among those undocumented aliens there would certainly be trained enemies of the United States, whose sole purpose for crossing our borders is to destroy the country he had learned to despise as a young man. And what if this attorney general concocts a scheme to furnish thousands of weapons to Mexican drug cartels and potential terrorists? Treason? The case is building.

Now suppose that this Manchurian (or Indonesian) Candidate, never having any business or economic experience, but knowing that one vital reason for America’s world dominance is its giant economy, forces through a weak and compliant Congress decisions that add trillions of dollars of unpayable, inexcusable debt, piling up three times more debt on American taxpayers and businesses than all past presidents combined! In this unthinkable scenario, he is systematically crippling, bankrupting and discrediting his country. And in all of this, he’s following the plan he had learned from a famous Communist Party organizer.

Now, in this imagined story, we can add the deliberate dividing of the citizens along racial, economic and political lines. We can add his awarding billions of dollars of speculative contracts to party donors and even family friends. We can toss in his leaving his command post while a U.S. ambassador and other Americans are under fire and eventually dying … to pack his bags and fly to Las Vegas for a political fundraiser. A definite Benedict Arnold comparison.

And, to leave no doubt whatsoever, while our nation is slipping into all-out war against inhuman killers who behead innocent people, this pretender in chief makes the personal decision to release known murderers from a military prison and to send them back to the Mideast, all expenses paid and with no penalty for their crimes, to supposedly “rehab” – and then certainly reassume leadership positions with our murderous enemies. No consultation with, or consent from, Congress. Just his own decision, knowing brave young Americans will face these beasts again in a battle to the death. If there’s a clearer definition of treason, I can’t think of it.

All this is theoretical, of course – but I think if such an interloper and subversive impostor were to somehow arise and become our president, if he weren’t eventually exposed, prosecuted and impeached, America should apologize to Benedict Arnold.

And his picture should be posted in Webster’s alongside the words “treason” and “traitor.”
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Radical Islamist Suspected of Killing Three Gays in Seattle Guns Down 19-Year-Old NJ Teen in Cold Blood

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This is from Independent Journal Review.

If this was a white man doing these killings there would be wall to wall media coverage.

There would be an immediate outcry to arrest and execute the white man committing these crimes.

The killer is Muslim so there is almost no coverage.

 

A confessed radical Islamist by the name of Ali Muhammad Brown has committed murders that he claims are an act of “vengeance” against the United States.

In a string of murders ranging from Oregon to New Jersey, the suspected killer has declared his jihadist intentions. But this major news story has mainly slipped under the radar.

On June 25th, Brendan Tevlin was stopped at a traffic light by three men. Then, according to the authorities, Ali Muhammad Brown pulled out a gun and shot Tevlin eight times. NJ.com reports:

According to court documents filed Wednesday in Washington state, where he is accused of killing three other men, Ali Muhammad Brown said he considered it his mission to murder 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin as an act of “vengeance” for innocent lives lost in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Iran.

 

“All these lives are taken every single day by America, by this government. So a life for a life,” he told detectives, according to the documents.

When Brown gave his testimony, he plead not guilty to the killing of Tevlin. Brown explained to prosecutors that he never harmed any women, children or the elderly, so it was a “just kill.”

It turned out not to be the only time that Brown had killed innocent people – or so police authorities believe. The radical Islamist is suspected of killing three gay people in Seattle, Washington, whom he allegedly met using a dating service called “Grindr.”

The murders took place on separate occasions: Brown is suspected of killing Leroy Henderson on April 27th; and both Ahmed Said and Dwone Anderson-Young on June 1st.

 

Brown is being charged with three counts of aggravated murder in Washington state for what officials are calling a “bloody crusade” against the United States and its foreign policies. In addition to the gay men Brown targeted for murder, it is believed that he acted with two teenagers to kill Tevlin in New Jersey.

Even though authorities are calling Tevlin’s death a “random act of violence,” all signs point to this being inspired by jihadist terrorism.

The United States recently refused to label the Boston Marathon bombingan act of terrorism for federal insurance purposes, similarly to how it referred to the Fort Hood shooting as an act of “workplace violence.” All these attacks were carried out by perpetrators who stated openly that they did so in the name of jihad.

Editor’s note: This article corrects the misplaced name of the suspect.

Locust Fork shooting could fall under ‘stand your ground’

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This is from WIAT 42 Birmingham,AL

The way I understand the story, it is a clear self-defense case.

But we only have part of the facts and the case will hopefully be considered on the facts not political correctness.

Its sounds like the dead guy, maybe a  muslim so who knows. 

 

LOCUST FORK, Ala. (WIAT) — Self defense or homicide? That’s what investigators are trying to figure out in the case of a shooting in Blount County. Early details point to domestic violence being a contributing factor in this case. WIAT 42 News was first on scene in Locust Fork yesterday as this story broke. Today we spoke with several investigators, the sheriff, and two defense attorneys, including the attorney representing the alleged shooter. We asked them all the same questions: is this a case of self defense and will Alabama’s stand your ground law be applicable?

Needless to say, it has been a whirlwind three days for the family that lives in the locust fork home in question.

“They’re very upset,” says Brett King, defense attorney for the alleged shooter. “There was a domestic incident that morning. The deceased was actually escorted off the property and actually taken to Jefferson County. And best we know right now is he actually walked on foot back the seven miles, was back in the house when he was discovered by the mother and the son. And soon there after he was shot.”

The deceased man has now been identified as 34 year old Ayatollah Mohammad. And according to King, the trouble between Mohammed and his clients mother actually started on Tuesday.

“There is a history of domestic violence,” says King. “And it is our understanding that he aggressively attacked her the day before the shooting in Jefferson County.”

Although there is only one incident of a domestic dispute on record in Blount County at the Locust Fork home, it’s on the same day as the fatal shooting. Famed defense attorney Charles Salvagio, who is not representing the family, believes this is a clear cut case of self defense.

“It’s a classic stand your ground,” says Charles Salvagio. “The person that was killed did not have the right to be where he was. The person that shot him did have the right to be where he was. He was justified in using deadly force if he thought his mom was going to be inured.”

And that is where the case lies, being about 36 hours into the investigation, Blount County isn’t ready to make a determination just yet.

“We can’t make any call right now until we get all the facts and determine what happened at the scene,” says Sheriff Lloyd Arrington.

We also spoke with the Blount County Defense Attorney. She tells WIAT 42 News that just like any other death case, they will present it to the grand jury and let them decide if it will move forward to prosecution. But at this point it is way to early to even make it to her desk.

Where’s The Hashtag To Save A Pregnant Sudanese Christian Woman From Execution Via Sharia Law?

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Hat Tip to Rat Nation.

 

 

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No #FreeMeriamIbrahim in the offing?

Every news story reporting the “trial,” conviction and sentencing of Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who was raised Orthodox Christian despite having a Muslim father (he abandoned Ibrahim and her mother) accused of apostasy, uses the same source piece:

A pregnant Sudanese woman who married a Christian man was sentenced to death Thursday after she refused to recant her Christian faith, her lawyer said.

Meriam Ibrahim, whose father was Muslim, but mother was an Orthodox Christian from Ethiopia, was convicted of “apostasy” on Sunday and given four days to repent and escape death, lawyer Al-Shareef Ali al-Shareef Mohammed said.

The 26-year-old, who is eight months pregnant, was sentenced after that grace period expired, Mohammed said.

Amnesty International immediately condemned the sentence, calling it “abhorrent”. Mohammed called the conviction rushed and legally flawed since the judge refused to hear key defence witnesses and ignored constitutional provisions on freedom of worship and equality among citizens.

Ibrahim and Wani married in a formal church ceremony in 2011 and have a son, 18-month-old Martin, who is with her in jail. The couple runs a farm south of Khartoum.

Sudan’s penal code criminalises the conversion of Muslims into other religions, which is punishable by death.

As in many Muslim nations, Muslim women in Sudan are prohibited from marrying non-Muslims, though Muslim men can marry outside their faith. By law, children must follow their father’s religion.  SOURCE – Jamaica Observer

That’s the gist of the story.  It seems that the Islamists in Sudan have it set up so that no one can leave the faith.

Pretty slick, huh.

Well, compare that with #BringBackOurGirls, the social media sensation that prompted help to the government of Nigeria, and exposed another of Hillary Clinton’s lapses as Secretary of State not naming Boko Haram as a terrorist organization.  #BringBackOurGirls brought attention to a serious problem – young girls being kidnapped and pressed into what amounts to sexual slavery by a terrorist group which is Islamic in nature.  Ms. Ibrahim is to be executed for the Sharia crime of apostasy by not recanting her faith, and, well, doing what married people do with their spouses.

Amnesty called the sentence a “flagrant breach of international human rights law”.

“The fact that a woman could be sentenced to death for her religious choice, and to flogging for being married to a man of an allegedly different religion, is abhorrent and should never be even considered,” Amnesty said in a statement, quoting its Sudan researcher, Manar Idriss.

Doesn’t that deserve a hashtag?  Ms. Ibrahim’s children will grow up without a mother.  She is basically going to be martyred.  And in this one the social media army is not going to speak up?

Sad that Amnesty International has this one right and the hashtagers are silent.

 

Now Muslim parents are complaining about flyers for Easter egg hunts

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This is from The Daily Caller.

The Muslims seem to be taking a page from the liberals playbook about Separation of Church and State.

Something that does not exist in The First Amendment.

Just so you will know here is the wording of The First Amendment.

Amendment I

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Where is Separation of Church and State?

Take your goat smelling asses back to the third world shit hole you can from.

Oh wait you are in a third world shit hole Dearbonistan Michigan.

 

In Dearborn, Mich., home to over 40,000 Americans of Arab descent, some Muslim parents have complained about flyers handed out at public schools advertising an Easter egg hunt at a local Presbyterian church.

The Muslim parents assert that the flyers – emblazoned with the word “Eggstravaganza!” – violate the separation of church and state widely ascribed to the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause, reports the Detroit Free Press.

Students at three Dearborn elementary schools received the flyers. A large number of Muslim students attend the schools.

The “Eggstravaganza!” is scheduled to take place on April 12 event at Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church in Dearborn.

The flyer urges students to RSVP “to secure your free spot,” note the Free Press. The associated imagery includes a festive bunny and some eggs.

The event will feature a traditional Easter egg hunt as well as an egg toss and a relay race.

“It really bothered my two kids,” parent Majed Moughni told the Free Press. “My son was like, ‘Dad, I really don’t feel comfortable getting these flyers, telling me to go to church. I thought churches are not supposed to mix with schools.”

Moughni added that he believes the flyers are “a serious violation of separation of church and state.” Noting that his kids had previously received something about a Halloween event at a church, he said he is worried that Christians are trying to convert Muslim kids through propaganda distributed at public schools.

 

The Muslim father of two kids, aged 9 and 7, said he would be equally opposed to the distribution of flyers about events at local mosques.

Pastor Neeta Nichols of Cherry Hill Presbyterian noted that the event has absolutely nothing to do with religion.

“It’s designed to be an opportunity to invite the community to come for a day of activity,” she told the Free Press. “There is not a religious component to this event.”

Greg Lipper, a lawyer at Americans United for Separation of Church and State, proclaimed his concern that the flyer is advertising an Easter egg hunt that will occur at a church. In his view, “context matters”—and it matters even more when young kids are involved.

Easter eggs are a symbol many Christians use to celebrate the Christian holiday of Easter. In pagan religions, eggs represented fertility, birth and rebirth. More generally, they symbolize springtime. Kids typically tend to associate Easter eggs with candy and people in rabbit costumes.

For 136 years (as of next week), the president of the United States and his family have hosted the White House Easter Egg Roll. This year, the theme is “Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape.” Over 30,000 people will convene on the South Lawn on Monday, April 21 for the festivities.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2014/04/05/now-muslim-parents-are-complaining-about-flyers-for-easter-egg-hunts/#ixzz2y97T0C99

 

 

 

Syrian school: Muslims must slaughter infidels, “Islam elevates the Muslims and humiliates the infidels”

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This is from Jihad Watch.

More reasons to distrust any follower of the pedophile   

mohammad.

Wake up America here is your enemy Islam.

 

Only greasy Islamophobes would believe that these statements have anything to do with Islam, but it would be refreshing for some Muslim spokesman in the West who insists that Islam doesn’t call for any of this hatred and slaughter to explain on Islamic grounds how this al-Qaeda operative is getting Islam all wrong. But that is one thing we never, ever see.

“Al-Qaeda in Syrian School: Infidels Must Be Slaughtered; Obama, World Leaders Are Infidels,” from MEMRI, n.d.:

Following are excerpts from a video featuring an ISIS operative at a Syrian school, which was posted on the Internet on November 26, 2013:Al-Qaeda operative: The mujahideen are coming here, to Syria. They come from Egypt, from Chechnya, from Morocco, from the U.S., from Belgium, from China, from Russia, from Cameroon… Who unites them?

School children: Allah.

Al-Qaeda operative: Why did they gather here?

School children: For the sake of Islam.

Al-Qaeda operative: Islam unites everyone under one word, with no distinction between skin color, nationality, or anything. The entire Earth belongs to Allah.Islam elevates the Muslims and humiliates the infidels. The “Crusaders” – who are the Christians – are they Muslims or infidels?

School children: They are infidels.

Al-Qaeda operative: Allah said: “Those who say that Jesus son of Mary is God have disbelieved.” Allah said: “Those who say that God is the third of three have disbelieved.” They cross themselves like this. Allah said:”Those who say that God is the third of three have disbelieved.” Whoever says that God is three is an infidel.

He is paraphrasing Qur’an 5:72-3.

Whoever says that God is two and that Jesus is His son is an infidel as well. Whoever says that Jesus is God is also an infidel.Is Bashar Al-Assad a Muslim or an infidel?

School children: An infidel.

Al-Qaeda operative: Who likes Bashar? Whoever likes Bashar – raise your hand.Why do you hate him?

School children: Because he is an infidel.

Al-Qaeda operative: Imagine we had here with us an Alawite, from Al-Assad’s family or religion. Would you like him?

School children: No.

Al-Qaeda operative: What would you do to him?

School children: Slaughter him.

Al-Qaeda operative: Slaughter him. Right. Because he is an infidel.

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Anyone who does not believe in Islam is an infidel. Is Obama a Muslim or an infidel?

School children: An infidel.

Al-Qaeda operative: What about the president of Russia?

School children: An infidel.

Al-Qaeda operative: What about the president of China?

School children: An infidel.

 

Nigeria: Muslim mobs murder at least 71 Christians

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This is from Jihad Watch.

More murders thanks to the religious peace.

Religion of peace never the cult of murder that has

a pedophile as their prophet.  

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“They fear that the herdsmen, with backing from Islamic extremist groups, want to take over the predominantly Christian areas in order to acquire land for grazing, stockpile arms and expand Islamic territory. Hit-and-run, guerrilla-style attacks on Christian villages in which children are shot to death as they sleep support their suspicion that the assaults are motivated by desire to eliminate Christianity.”

Will the Islamophobia never end?

“Islamic Extremists Kill at Least 71 Christians in Nigeria,” from Morning Star News, November 26:

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Muslim herdsmen slaughtered 37 Christians in coordinated attacks on four Plateau state villages early this morning after Boko Haram terrorists killed at least 34 Christians in Borno state earlier this month, sources said.In attacks on the four predominantly Christian villages that started at 1 a.m. in the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area in Plateau State in central Nigeria, ethnic Fulani herdsmen killed 37 people, injured many others and destroyed homes, the military’s Special Task Force spokesman, Salisu Mustapha, said in a press statement.

“The attackers killed 13 persons in Katu Kapang, eight in Daron, nine in Tul and seven others in Rawuru,” he said.

Mustapha told Morning Star News by phone that the heavily-armed assailants were believed to be Muslim Fulani herdsmen. Soldiers were still trying to repel the attackers as he spoke.

The Miyetti Allah cattle-rearing association reportedly denied that Fulani herdsmen were responsible for attacking the villages.

Most mainstream media mentioned vague accusations of cattle theft or unsupported statements of political and land disputes as possible motivations for the attacks, although in recent months Muslim Fulani herdsmen have increased the unprovoked slaughter of unarmed Christians in their homes that has taken place for several years in Plateau state.

Christian leaders otherwise at a loss to explain the increase in attacks believe Islamic extremist groups are inciting Fulani Muslims to attack them in Plateau state as well as in Kaduna, Bauchi, Nasarawa and Benue states. They fear that the herdsmen, with backing from Islamic extremist groups, want to take over the predominantly Christian areas in order to acquire land for grazing, stockpile arms and expand Islamic territory. Hit-and-run, guerrilla-style attacks on Christian villages in which children are shot to death as they sleep support their suspicion that the assaults are motivated by desire to eliminate Christianity

 

“On what basis had I come to believe that the value of the life of a Jew or Christian was less than that of a Muslim?”

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This is from Jihad Watch.

These little skulls full of mush and indoctrinate them

with the hate know as Islam.

The these children grow up to butcher rape and

murder with allahs blessings.

 

Bakhtawar Bilal Soofi is doubtless correct: he did learn this in Pakistani textbooks. But it isn’t as if the textbooks made it up. This is an accepted principle in Islam, that the life of a non-Muslim is worth less than that of a Muslim:

“The indemnity for the death or injury of a woman is one-half the indemnity paid for a man. The indemnity paid for a Jew or Christian is one-third the indemnity paid for a Muslim. The indemnity paid for a Zoroastrian is one-fifteenth that of a Muslim.” —‘Umdat al-Salik, o4.9

“Thus if [a] Muslim commits adultery his punishment is 100 lashes, the shaving of his head, and one year of banishment. But if the man is not a Muslim and commits adultery with a Muslim woman his penalty is execution…Similarly if a Muslim deliberately murders another Muslim he falls under the law of retaliation and must by law be put to death by the next of kin. But if a non-Muslim who dies at the hand of a Muslim has by lifelong habit been a non-Muslim, the penalty of death is not valid. Instead the Muslim murderer must pay a fine and be punished with the lash….Since Islam regards non-Muslims as on a lower level of belief and conviction, if a Muslim kills a non-Muslim…then his punishment must not be the retaliatory death, since the faith and conviction he possesses is loftier than that of the man slain…Again, the penalties of a non-Muslim guilty of fornication with a Muslim woman are augmented because, in addition to the crime against morality, social duty and religion, he has committed sacrilege, in that he has disgraced a Muslim and thereby cast scorn upon the Muslims in general, and so must be executed….Islam and its peoples must be above the infidels, and never permit non-Muslims to acquire lordship over them.” — Sultanhussein Tabandeh, A Muslim Commentary on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

“An intolerant educational system made me indifferent to the death of non-Muslims,” by Bakhtawar Bilal Soofi in the Express Tribune, November 23 (thanks to Twostellas):

As the Twin Towers came crashing down in New York City on September 11, 2001 an eight-year-old boy remained unmoved some 7,000 miles away in Lahore as the horrifying images unfolded before him. The boy then, descended into a mode of celebration upon discovering that the towers were in ‘non-Pakistani’ territory and that a significant majority of the dead were non-Muslims.This boy was no suicide bomber in the making. He was not the product of an extremist madrassa nor was he the son of a jihad veteran. In fact, this was a boy who was being educated at one of the finest institutions this country had to offer. Yet, the boy had failed to appreciate the value of human life.

He was insensitive to the deaths of more than 2,000 people. What is more alarming is that at the tender age of eight, this boy had justified his delight by distinguishing between the life of a Muslim and a non-Muslim.

As much as I hate to admit it, I was this boy.

In retrospect, I question why I showed such insensitivity to the events around me.

On what basis had I come to believe that the value of the life of a Jew or Christian was less than that of a Muslim?

How did I develop this extremely bi-polar perception of an ‘angelic’ East leading a crusade against the ‘demonic’ West?

After some pondering, I realised that my response to the events of 9/11 points towards an educational system that is deeply flawed, particularly the content of our textbooks. The factual inaccuracies, historical inconsistencies and the inherent bias that permeates these books has been criticised on numerous occasions – the most prominent being The Murder of History by KK Aziz.

However, beneath the veil of this customary disapproval lies a subtle but grave problem that still goes unnoticed. This problem is primarily two-sided. The first side is concerned with our treatment of the two identities that any Pakistani holds dear, that is, their nationality and religion, while the second arises from the content of our textbooks.

Think about it – Islam and Pakistan have always been portrayed as products of persistent persecution. Textbooks on Islamiat repeatedly drive the point home that Islam faced significant oppression before attaining the global status that it has today. Similarly, our history schoolbooks constantly highlight the cruelty faced by the Muslims of British India before acquiring the independent state of Pakistan.

It is not difficult to understand then, why this theme of persecution and oppression adopts such a paramount status in our treatment of Islam and Pakistan. Consequently, this breeds an instinctive feeling of vengeance against all those who fall outside the boundaries of Islam and Pakistan. Hence, children are subconsciously taught to view the people of this world through a binary lens – one is either a Muslim or a non-Muslim; a Pakistani or a non-Pakistani….

 

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