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Saturday, May 14, 2011

The Ummah And Osama Bin Laden

Note to readers: Due to my work and caregiving schedules, I will be posting less frequently than usual.

(With a hat tip to Will of The Other News)

Yvonne Ridley, British convert to Islam, writes in the Muslim Observer:
...It mattered not the al-Qaida leader was unarmed – that detail was kept back as hugely distorted stories zoomed around the globe about how the evil Arab used his wife as a human shield while firing off rounds at the heroic soldiers who risked their all for Uncle Sam.

The naked display of uncontrollable gung-ho emotion was bad enough but then a smug-looking Obama began sounding like Glenn Ford in a scene from High Noon as he lectured the world about “justice being done”....
Read the rest HERE.

Of course, we should consider the source when reading the above essay. Information about Yvonne Ridley:
Yvonne Ridley (born 1959, Stanley, County Durham, England) is a British journalist, war correspondent and Respect Party politician best known for her capture by the Taliban and subsequent conversion to Islam after release, her outspoken opposition to Zionism, and her criticism of Western media portrayals of the War on Terror. Ridley currently works for Press TV, the Iranian-based English language news channel.

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According her own account after her release, during her captivity she was asked by one of her captors to convert to Islam; she refused, but gave her word she would read the Qur'an after her release.

In freedom, she kept this promise, as she said partly to find out why the Taliban treated women as they do. She said it changed her life.

The Qur'an, she says describing the holy book of Islam, is a "magna carta for women".
How many converts like Yvonne Ridley live among us in the West? With the death of Osama bin Laden, we may well find out just how great their numbers are as the some of ummah attempt to exact revenge for the death of Osama bin Laden.

Meanwhile, Obama is planning more outreach to the Islamic world. Dhimmitude marches on.

39 comments:

  1. Hi AOW.
    Amazing what you can learn from checking in once in a while on their 'publications'.You learn a lot about their way of thinking.

    "It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperilled in a hundred battles; if you do not know your enemies but do know yourself, you will win one and lose one; if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperilled in every single battle."Sun Tzu.

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  2. I found Ridley’s bio interesting. Some might argue she “converted” to Islam, but in another day, we should say her alignment with a dangerous enemy perpetuates her treason against the United Kingdom and its people. Sadly, the UK lacks the stones to prosecute her, much less put her to death. You’ve heard the expression, “A rose by any other name is still a rose.” Ridley may call herself a servant of Allah, but she’s still a piece of dog crap.

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  3. I could do without her rant against our Right to Bear Arms to be sure but she did something I have yet to see our vaulted "Free" press do. She actually pointed out the hypocrisy of the Obama Administration. I know ther Obama Administration has been a case study in flip flops, reversals and lies but this action in taking out Osama was straight out of the cowboy politics handbook. We invaded a sovereign nation and killed a citizen of their country without due process. All ordered by the man who believes in civilian courts for those caught by Bush and company, and a man who adhors military action unless sanctioned by an international caolition. Too bad she was so close and if she could just set aside her dogma for a minute it would have been a much better article.

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  4. "convert to Islam", particularly FEMALE convert, translates to "effing moron."

    I've yet to come across an exception to this observation.

    Burkha Becomes Her...

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  5. "consider the source" absolutely correct. I'm finding more and more that they put out some white, Western woman convert to do their PR bidding.

    Debbie
    Right Truth
    http://www.righttruth.typepad.com

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  6. "It mattered not the al-Qaida leader was unarmed – that detail was kept back as hugely distorted stories zoomed around the globe about how the evil Arab used his wife as a human shield while firing off rounds at the heroic soldiers who risked their all for Uncle Sam."
    Yvonne Ridley

    Well, let's pen your own words this way Ms. Ridley:

    "It mattered not the 3,000 civilians were unarmed – that detail was kept back as hugely distorted stories zoomed around the globe about how Islam is the "religion of peace" while Muslims around the world celebrated in the streets for those who risked their all for Allah and 72 virgins.

    And the MSM buried showed those street celebrations one day and one day only before purging them, along with footage showing people jumping from the towers. We haven't seen them since. That was the very moment the "religion of peace" mantra was fired up by the Left and featured as the lead in to every story about Islamic terrorism.

    Ridley is a sad, sorry and deluded individual. One day she will understand too late that she has made a terrible, terrible choice in life: like that little Dutch girl that ran off to Colombia to join FARC. Gee whiz, life on the run in a jungle with a bunch of horn dog, Marxist thugs didn't turn out to be as noble and fun as she thought it would.

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  7. I am so sick of all of this AOW..did u hear what happened in Fla with the imams?..sick!

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  8. She comes dangerously close to calling Obama a "COWBOY"....the left's all confused.

    Angel mentions the FLA imams...have they been let go yet?
    they will. wait for it. The islamists have our juridical system NAILED and we're falling for it.

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  9. I get tired of hearing that Osama was unarmed. It would be incredibly stupid to assume he was unarmed because there wasn't a weapon in his hand.

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  10. So now when we go to war, we have to charge the combatants criminally, read them their rights, and then take them to court as well? I don't really expect common sense from Europe anymore, but a woman in a hijab complaining that poor Osama Bin Laden was shot while unarmed is too much.

    Aside from being a terrorist sympathizer, she is also inciting British Muslims to violence with such tripe. I would be willing to bet that she has never written about the Muslim, sorry Asian, rapes of women, forced prostitution of Christians, or the no go areas in Britain. That would be far too close to the truth for her, and if there is one thing that people like her despise, it is the truth.

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  11. "Dhimmitude marches on." You got that right! How any educated woman from a Western culture would convert to Islam is beyond me. This nonsensical world...

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  12. Karen,
    "convert to Islam", particularly FEMALE convert, translates to "effing moron."

    Yep.

    There is a female convert to Islam in my family. Or should I say, "We used to have a convert to Islam in my family." This girl's mother has announced that her daughter is no longer a member of the family and that the moron's name shouldn't be mentioned -- ever.

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  13. Mustang,
    The West ignores treason and, instead, allows it to bloom.

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  14. Angel,
    I did read about the Florida imam and his jihad-teaching madrassa. Now, let's see what's going to be done about this man.

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  15. I question the sanity of any free, western woman converting to Islam.

    Something bad must have happened in her life.

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  16. Alligator,
    Love your revision of the article! Very clever.

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  17. Warren & William,
    I fail to understand why so many don't understand the meaning of the word "war." The purpose of war is to defeat the enemy. What was it that General Patton said? Something like "Your job isn't to die for your country. Your job is make the other poor bastard die for HIS country.

    Forget understanding the enemy.

    Forget winning hearts and minds.

    Beat the enemy until he surrenders -- or is annihilated. THAT is what war is supposed to be.

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  18. This kind of jumped out at me:

    "Real justice would not have involved shooting an unarmed man in front of his wife and children – there were no bodyguards in the house in Abbottabad in Pakistan.

    Real justice would not have involved charging into someone else’s country with armed forces unannounced, if indeed that was really the case in Pakistan.


    Right. Real justice would not have involved kiling 3000 unarmed civilians who weren't even considered the world's most wanted.

    Most (with the exceptions that some of the military killed at the Pentagon might have been armed, and certainly some killed at the WTC were armed security guards)of those victims were unarmed. And, did not have bodyguards. And, the tragedy played out on National television. I wonder what it was like to be the wife, husband, or children of those victims?

    And certainly, real justice does not involve flying planes into buildings full of innocent people of another country unannounced.

    We are supposed to mourn this monster, but toss aside the victims of 9/11?

    I don't think so.

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  19. On the other hand, I kind of agree with her that Obama really blew a golden opportunity to score political points with his admission that Osama wasn't armed.

    Killing unarmed people, whatever the reason, is exactly the sort of thing the majority of Obama's supporters continually protest against. If they are sincere in their protests, they will turn on their savior with a vengeance, and he will find himself unemployed come January 2013.

    IMHO, he should have stuck with the story that Osama was armed and used a woman as a human shield. Even the most rabid Liberals would have supported Osama's killing in that case.

    If Obama made the decision to change the original story, he must be a moron.

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  20. islamists are all servents of satan!

    Oh honey I know very well what they all are!!!

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  21. Mark,
    If Obama made the decision to change the original story, he must be a moron.

    Definitely!

    Also, the very fact that the story changed so many times indicates the incompetence of the Obama administration.

    Besides, the ever-present Moslem victimhood mentality is merely furthered by the story "The United States killed an unarmed Osama bin Laden." Some Moslems who might have actually been glad that OBL is dead and gone are now infuriated.

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  22. Also, the very fact that the story changed so many times indicates a conscious decision by someone to publicize the final version (and, disagreement).

    It's as if they intentionally wanted to make Obama look like a moron.

    Usually, I can figure out some explanation for why Liberals say and do the things they do--This one I can't figure at all, unless...

    Perhaps there's a mole in Obama's team.

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  23. I doubt seriously that there is a mole in the White house. Obama is a micro-manager and waffles incessantly never seeming to notice his own contradictions. One day calls for a change of "tone" and the next he's demagoging the Republicans and hinting at their supposed "racist" motives for wanting to control government spending.

    If there are mixed or changing messages coming out of the White House, and there are, its due to President Jug Head the idiot and chief.

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  24. Shocker..the O Team screws up their one good decision during the last 2+ years...

    And now back to Libya where we are oh that's right we are in a quagmire without Congressional authority...just awesome.

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  25. Warren, with all the evidence that Obama is actively trying to destroy this country, you doubt that there is even one mole amongst all of his advisors? You don't think that anyone on Obama's staff could actually love his country? Do you really think that all of the President's men are completely, totally, loyal to him without regard to what they see he is doing to our country?

    I find it easier to believe there is a mole on his staff than I do to believe he is that stupid and incompetent.

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  26. Blogginator,
    We have no business in Libya or in attacking Libya. But now I have read that our "involvement" in Libya is "open-ended." Ugh.

    No matter how awful Gaddafi is, the ummah will say, "Look! The West is on a crusade."

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  27. Trestin,
    This woman has issues.

    At least!

    Islam has become her life, and she spouts treason and sedition with impunity.

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  28. Mark,
    If there is a mole, he could make BHO look like an idiot with all the conflicting stories.

    However, I think it more likely that BHO is too busy playing golf and living it up to keep stories straight. In addition, he's in campaign mode and looking for every opportunity to take any story and spin it to his advantage. Typical demagoguery!

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  29. Silverfiddle,
    Something bad must have happened in her life.

    Not necessarily.

    Some converts to Islam have converted because when they were growing up as Westerners, they weren't taught that Western civilization is worth preserving. Also, some converts were not previously of any faith and had no "tether," so when Islam came along with legalistic guidelines, they jumped onto the conversion bandwagon. I think that most human beings want guidelines, and when a culture no longer provides those guidelines and boundaries, some people look for those guidelines elsewhere.

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  30. Blogginator,
    if she could just set aside her dogma for a minute

    A hardcore Moslem cannot set aside dogma.

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  31. Most western Europeans and Americans are so disconnected from religious views and spirituality of any kind, it is very hard for them to comprehend the kind of zealotry that exists in the Muslim religion. I think that is why liberals are always looking for "answers" as to why so many Muslims will overtly or tacitly support terrorism. They look for reasons that are economic, educational or "social justice" oriented in nature. In turn that translates in to their minds "We (or Israel) have done something to make them mad at us. Therefore it is our fault." It is self-deception and is about the only reason I figure liberals are so oblivious of what to us, is a clear and present danger. The libs just cannot process something that is spiritually motivated.

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  32. "he's in campaign mode and looking for every opportunity to take any story and spin it to his advantage."

    If he is, he's spinning it the wrong way. This only makes him look bad, and, if Democrats have any common sense at all they will not vote for him based on Obama's stated role in the execution of an unarmed man.

    Remember, it is his base that protests execution.

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  33. Some converts to Islam have converted because when they were growing up as Westerners, they weren't taught that Western civilization is worth preserving. Also, some converts were not previously of any faith and had no "tether," so when Islam came along with legalistic guidelines, they jumped onto the conversion bandwagon. I think that most human beings want guidelines, and when a culture no longer provides those guidelines and boundaries, some people look for those guidelines elsewhere.

    I agree that's pretty much the case, especially with a ditz like Angela Collins (who was doing some PR for Islam on various news and talk shows for a while there). Then there's the not-so-attractive females with low self-esteem who meet Muslim men online (usually from the Middle East) who convert, marry, and help these men get green cards.

    And of course, there's Yvonne. She's more or less an amalgamation of Stockholm Syndrome and a deep-seeded lifelong hatred of all things Israeli.

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  34. Anybody who converts to islam, especially a woman, needs to have his/her head examined.

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  35. I can't find the blogpost on which this info is appropriate but, my wife sent this to me in an e-mail:

    First, the e-mail lists the record of nations that vote consistently against the United States on issues being debated in the UN.

    Egypt, after voting 79% of the time against the United States,
    still receives $2 billion annually in US Foreign Aid.

    Jordan votes 71% against the United States and receives $192,814,000 annually in US Foreign Aid.

    Pakistan votes 75% against the United States and receives $6,721,000 annually in US Foreign Aid.

    India votes 81% against the United States and receives $143,699,000 annually.

    How does this help anyone?

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  36. PERSONAL NOTE:

    Out-of-town company is arriving this evening and will be staying with us through May 24.

    Even so, I am reading all comments and trying to respond as time allows.

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  37. cube said Anybody who converts to islam, especially a woman, needs to have his/her head examined.

    Hard to examine a head through a dirty dishrag, though..

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  38. Mark said:

    "Warren, with all the evidence that Obama is actively trying to destroy this country, you doubt that there is even one mole amongst all of his advisors? You don't think that anyone on Obama's staff could actually love his country? Do you really think that all of the President's men are completely, totally, loyal to him without regard to what they see he is doing to our country?

    I find it easier to believe there is a mole on his staff than I do to believe he is that stupid and incompetent."


    Alright, and how many moles would it take to put out all these different stories?

    This isn't some mysterious unidentified source, there are multiple stories. Frequently President Jughead contradicts himself or his press secretary makes a fool of himself as he spins us a new tale.

    Can you name one of his advisers that you would trust alone in a room with your billfold?

    No this is the Chicago way and anyone who violates the code of Omerta will lose their privileges at the public hog feeding trough.

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