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Lynching Herman Cain
Sultan Knish by way of Eurasia Review ^ | July 30, 2011 | David Greenfield

Posted on 08/03/2011 11:17:42 PM PDT by rmlew

Herman Cain is being lynched for taking a stand. And the people doing it are Republicans and self-proclaimed conservatives. Commentators who complain about the "race card" are eagerly laying down the "bigot card" because Cain did what few candidates are ready to do. He clearly spelled out the problem with Islamic involvement in American public life.

If as some insist, Cain's campaign was brought down by his statements about Islam-- then Republicans have accepted the Dhimmi Principle that the viability of a candidate depends on taking a moderate position on Islam. A moderate position being skeptical, but not particularly confrontational. A position that easily leads back to that old "Handful of Extremists" saw.

All this comes down to is an Islamic vetting of presidential candidates. And everyone attacking Cain over it has given CAIR their victory.

All the little condescending pieces on how Cain was a good candidate until he went a little too far off the reservation deserve a head pat from a black gloved hand. What better victory for the Islamists than to have conservative pundits falsely attribute Cain's campaign problems to his opposition to Islam?

What did Cain say that was so wrong? He questioned how Muslims could reconcile a theocracy with participation in American public life. And he came out on the side of communities fighting back against mosque projects. And that's bigotry. Don't ask why it's bigotry. It is. And if you don't believe me, go ask CNN or the Washington Post.

Playing the bigot card is cheap and easy. It's free. And value free.

The real question we should be asking, is it permissible to question the bona fides of members of an ideology that has murdered millions around the world and thousands in America? Can we actually ask whether a theology that calls for the subjugation of the world disqualifies you from taking an oath to defend and uphold the Constitution of the United States?

There are two obligations here and they are incompatible with one another. We cannot look into the soul of another person, but the contradiction between the two must be asked and answered. And if we cannot do that, then we have already given up freedom of speech and thought, and exchanged it for the conformity of political correctness. So we say that after a Muslim kills he may be criticized, but not before the fact. And close our eyes to the origin of the act.

Is there a "Good Islam" and a "Bad Islam". The Islam of decent people and of evil terrorists. But where do we find this "Good Islam"?

Not in Pakistan, Iran or Saudi Arabia. What about Indonesia, with its genocides, Malaysia with its church burnings or Egypt with its persecution of the Copts? Forget Muslim countries then, what about countries with Muslim minorities. Nigeria, Thailand and the Philippines. How many heads would you like to see.

Why must we ask is the Muslim world less pluralistic, less free and more intolerant than the countries where they are demanding the right to impose their theocratic legal system on others. And what exactly will happen when they gain that power?

Can you imagine that America will retain its freedoms under a president who believes that the Koran is the writ of heaven, that non-Muslims are inferior, that women are subhuman and that only laws based on the Koran are just?

Can you imagine that police chiefs who believe that women cause their own rapes will protect rape victims? Why even bother asking, when cabbies who believe that seeing eye dogs drive away angels refuse to carry the blind.

When cartoonists go into hiding and Muslim soldiers open fire on their fellow troops, there is no serious debate to be had over what happens when the Koran and the laws of the United States intersect with one another. And the results are bloody.

If religious and ethnic minorities are persecuted in the Muslim world, and if even religious and ethnic majorities are set on by Muslim minorities in the non-Muslim world, then how hard is to figure out what comes next for America? Do we really need a map or a diagram. Should we go once again to the Ground Zero Mosque to understand how much contempt and how much deception is woven into the campaign to subjugate us. To wipe away our laws and freedoms and replace them with the ravings of a 7th century bandit who murdered and raped his way across the desert, turning a multicultural society into a fanatical wasteland.

It is easier not to deal with these uncomfortable questions. To assent to CNN and the WaPo and all the other outlets of the manufactured consensus. To nod your head and say, "Cain went too far. There may be some bad eggs out of Mecca, but we shouldn't be bigots."

So let's talk about bigotry. Talk to the Copts of Egypt, the Christians of Pakistan and Malaysia, or the Jews of Iran. Learn about bigotry from them and what happens when political power is vested in the hands of members of a cult that preaches the absolute political dominance of their theocracy.

Do you want bigotry? The cemeteries of the world are filled with the victims of the Koran. And their number grows year by year. Go the graves of the murdered and the dead, and mumble to them about bigotry. Tell them that singling out Muslims isn't nice. It's not proper. It's not the American Way-- or that flavor of the American Way cooked up by liberals around 1965.

When Orwell wrote 1984, few Americans imagined being too afraid to speak their minds. Now it's 2011 and we are learning to be afraid. And when someone stands up to speak what we know is the truth, then we shiver and bring out the rope. We lynch him as a sacrifice. The way that Europeans denounce Israel, and prosecute Koran burning. An offering for the Dhimmi altar.

This isn't about Cain, who has backtracked his earlier comments. This is about cowardice. Not physical cowardice, but the cowardice of the mind. The timidity of stepping beyond a reasonably safe opinion and following it to its logical conclusion. Of even raising the subject. And the glee of destroying the man who steps slightly to the right of you. Who dares to say what you do not.

Should we be banning Muslims from public office or keeping mosques out of communities? Certainly we should be able to have that question, without cries of "bigot" coming from people who should know better.

If nothing else, the butcher's bill we have paid in the last decade gives us the right to ask those questions. The dead on our side and the killers on theirs means that we have paid for the right to ask those questions in blood. And we go on paying for it with unrecognized sacrifices and unspoken terror. A conspiracy unmasked there, a bomb plot exposed here. An assault there, a rape here.

But will we ask those questions? The Constitution won for us Freedom of Speech, but what worth is it if isn't used. It won for us Freedom of Religion, but what use is it if we allow that freedom to be taken away from us by a theocracy that does not recognize the existence of such a thing. There is no need to take a red pencil and X out any parts of the Bill of Rights. By allowing them to fall into disuse, by destroying the reputations of anyone who makes use of them, we will have accomplished the same thing.

It is startling to me sometimes to see how much bolder the Europeans are than us. What would the condemners of Cain make of Geert Wilders and Oriana Fallaci, or Brits like Pat Condell. Europe may be under siege, but it still has men and women who rise up and speak the truth. And we who have Freedom of Speech enshrined in the Constitution are prisoners of politically correct timidity.

Maybe your back has to be up against the wall to be able to speak out that way. And maybe we must wait for our own No Go Zones, and our own Islamic Councils. To see firsthand that we are losing the country. Maybe when that day comes it will be the shushers of Cain who will be shushed and the ridiculers of a man who dared to speak the truth who will be humbled . When speaking out in the face of terror is no longer a crime and when challenging theocracy is no longer out of sorts.

I would hope and pray that it doesn't take that. That we need not be schooled to desperation before we are allowed to ask whether we can retain our freedom under the rule of a creed that calls every man a slave.

TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: dhimmitude; hermancain; pc; sultanknish
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While the title of this piece had more weight before Herman Cain caved to CAIR, David's point about our attitude to Islam, here where we still have a right to speak, is proven correct. As long as we allow ourselves to cringe before being called racist, we enslave our children.
1 posted on 08/03/2011 11:17:49 PM PDT by rmlew
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To: rmlew

Our attitude to Islam should be that we are mindful that they want to abolish us and take over our wealth and our souls.

2 posted on 08/03/2011 11:19:29 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: rmlew

Islam is incompatible with democracy and as soon of the scales are tipped, will put an end to it.

3 posted on 08/03/2011 11:27:50 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: rmlew

Cain’s off the plantation, and the slave owners are pissed.

Stand your ground Cain, and don’t say anything that will cause you to bow.

4 posted on 08/03/2011 11:31:11 PM PDT by Gene Eric (May our dreams converge for a free and prosperous nation.)
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To: rmlew

He's lost respect because he caved and apologized to the Muslim Brotherhood - which more than totally negated his former stance.

We do NOT need another ‘bower-scraper’ to the Muslims...and it has NOTHING to do with his color - for example:

Col. Allen West. He has spoken out loud and clear - MANY times - against the ideology of Islam. He knows the history backwards and forwards - as the hapless jerk from CAIR found out when he tried to pin him at a town hall.

Col. West did not mince words in putting him in his place. He does not speak ‘PC.’ He did not, and they know he WILL not apologize.

Indeed, they seem to be steering clear of Col West since then. Why? I suspicion because he DOES know the history and the goal of Islam and every time he talks about it, more people wake up.

That is what we desperately need for a leader.

Col. (Congressman/Republican) West, you may know, is - gasp - black. So much for conservative racism

5 posted on 08/03/2011 11:37:27 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (I AM ISRAEL)
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To: rmlew

Cain folded....killed him basically for me

6 posted on 08/03/2011 11:42:31 PM PDT by wardaddy (Palin or Bachman..either with Marco....I'm often on a .hence my spelling..sorry)
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To: maine-iac7

I think the waffling may be part of it....but it wasn’t much of a “waffle” from what I saw......BUT his real mistake was hitting the homosexual community...he never apologized for that and he has got to go.

Ever since his loud and clear statement—he has been targeted swiftly and the muslim thing just was the excuse to jump. The gay mafia is working on Bachmann now and destroying her. The homosexual lobby is stronger here than the muslim one (both Marxist’s tools), although the muslim one is gaining ground quickly. Hate crimes are only to silence common sense so they can change some sick, abnormal actions to “good”. All for the children’s perceptions. Got to have “gay” marriage to complete the Communist goals so they can thoroughly kill the Christian paradigm...particularly in the military.

As Machiavelli said—you got to have the army.....and the surest way is to have a godless the Nazi and Russians—so they will turn and kill their own citizens. Our Christian army was the most moral in the history of the world....because of Christianity and the standard George Washington set.

No other military has been as moral, as a whole, as the USA one. Not even close. Freedom and Christianity worked great together.

7 posted on 08/03/2011 11:59:48 PM PDT by savagesusie (Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason. Cicero)
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Herman Cain is a good man. He won’t get the Nomination; either will Bachmann or Romney. Everyone’s waiting for Sarah........or it’s 4 years of you know what. Just the truth.

8 posted on 08/04/2011 12:05:36 AM PDT by NoRedTape
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..........BUT Trump sounded SO Presidential on the news today. He is saying ALL the right things........

9 posted on 08/04/2011 12:06:33 AM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: maine-iac7; wardaddy
Both of you misunderstand me. I am not promoting or defending Cain. In fact, I linked to the article on Cain's submission in my comment on the article: "While the title of this piece had more weight before Herman Cain caved to CAIR, David's point about our attitude to Islam, here where we still have a right to speak, is proven correct. As long as we allow ourselves to cringe before being called racist, we enslave our children. "

This piece is not about endorsing individuals. It was about attacking internalized dhimmitude.

10 posted on 08/04/2011 12:06:47 AM PDT by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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To: rmlew
islam is bad for the country. get over it.
11 posted on 08/04/2011 12:13:00 AM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: rmlew

If anything brought down Cain, it wasn’t his words about islam but his apology.


12 posted on 08/04/2011 12:51:40 AM PDT by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Islam is genocide. It will kill everyone else wherever it finds a foothold - all it needs is time.

13 posted on 08/04/2011 12:54:11 AM PDT by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: NoRedTape

The Republican establishment, the DNC, and the mainstream media have decided the GOP nominee will be Romney. This alliance has chosen every nominee beginning with Pappy Bush. In the primaries the conservative base will split it’s vote between Cain, Bachmann, and Paul. Romney will get the moderate establishment vote and Democrat crossover vote. Ironically the Dem crossover vote and mainstream media will make the difference. Essentially the crossover vote gives the DNC the power to chose the Republican nominee.

In the general election there is the potential for a third party to fracture the demoralized conservative vote and guarantee an Obama victory. Think 1992 and 1996 . If Romney does win, of course running under the “conservative” label, he will govern as another faux conservative in the George W Bush manner. Four years of Romney will only serve to perpetuate our economic issues and further deteriorate the Republican and conservative brand.

I’m not sure Romney can win the general election, even if there is no third party. The conservative Republican base will not be energized. Obama will get most of the minority vote and the community organizers, armed with big bankrolls, will ensure a huge turnout. Anyone who receives a government check will be told by Obama and the media Romney and the Tea Party are going to take it away. Romney’s years at Bain Capital will come back to haunt him as Obama and the media will scare those midle clas voters who have jobs with talesnof downsizings and offshoring of jobs caused by Romney. Plus he cannot tie advantage of the unpopular Obamacare which should be a big issue in the campaign due to Romneycare in Massachusets.

With Romney as the nominee the statist Marxists win no matter who wins the election. Both Obama and Romney will institutionalize natal health care, giving the federal government life and death power over every citizen. Romney won’t bring fiscal discipline to the government and if he tries at all he will be blamed for every suffering elderly person or minority. Likely he will try to expand the Republican base with an amnesty program for illegals. He will be a one term President setting up the nation for another left wing Democrat or possibly even the “historic” return of Obama. Think of the drama and excitement of a 2016 media circus pitting the failed corporate villain Romney against Obama the underdog comeback kid.

The key to the 2012 Republican primaries are the crossover Dem voters. No doubt Palin and Perry are trying to figure out how they can run against Romney and win with the conservative base vote diluted by the Dem crossover vote and Romney having the moderate and establishment vote locked down. The answer is somehow getting enoug disaffected independents to come out and vote in the Republican primaries to cancel the Dem crossover vote. This is a tall order and will require big money. Any conservative tapping into big money is going to owe big favors which means the price of victory is compromised principles.

By 2016 demographics will be an even bigger obstacle for conservative candidates in the general election. at this point in time it looks like a Romney-Obama contest with the American people losing to tyrannical big government no matter who wins.

14 posted on 08/04/2011 2:11:38 AM PDT by Soul of the South (When times are tough the tough get going.)
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To: rmlew

Twenty dollars to Herman Cain tomorrow.

15 posted on 08/04/2011 2:18:42 AM PDT by Tax Government (Democrat: "I'm driving to Socialism at 95 mph." Republican: "Observe the speed limit.")
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To: rmlew

Look at where all the trouble spots are in the world. The majority of them have one thing in common. Islam. The world is going to regret betting on the wrong horse in Egypt, the same way it did in Iran. Only a matter of time. Hopefully, the US will be graced with some strong leadership in the very near future that will help stop what happened to Europe, from happening to America. Right now, Herman Cain is the only one with enough balls to come out and say it.

16 posted on 08/04/2011 2:26:53 AM PDT by qaz123
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To: rmlew

Indeed. For those unfamiliar with why dhimmitude cannot be accpeted, please read here:, and We cannot give in, ever.

17 posted on 08/04/2011 2:39:12 AM PDT by sayuncledave (A cruce salus)
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To: rmlew

Got to wake up and realize that Republican and Conservatives are not by any stretch the same! Matter of fact Conservative and Republican in my estimation do not even mix. IOWs there are very, very few actual Conservative Republicans, less than 15% estimated.

18 posted on 08/04/2011 3:12:25 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: Soul of the South

After reading your post, I’m feeling rather depressed this morning...not a good way to start the day. God help us...what a mess this country’s in. What an incredibly disgusting mess!

19 posted on 08/04/2011 3:19:57 AM PDT by nfldgirl
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To: rmlew

Situational ethics which basically expounds there is no right or wrong has become a cancer in our society. It is so prevalent among many in the media that anyone who dares take a stand on moral issues is immediately labeled as intolerant or racist.

20 posted on 08/04/2011 4:11:36 AM PDT by True Grit
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