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Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

Is Sharia Good For Us?

Sep 20, 2011

During the Cold War when millions of hapless souls were enslaved by totalitarian communism, Western apologists (either communist agents or useful idiots) tried to convince us that communism would be a good thing for Westerners to live under.

Yet people

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The War on Sonia: Part of the War on the West

Jul 20, 2016

For daring to suggest that Muslim immigration policies should be looked at a bit more closely, Sonia Kruger was blasted by every leftist moonbeam in Australia – and beyond. Her sensible remarks about Islam have made her Public Enemy Number

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Nice – The Islamists Have Already Won

Jul 16, 2016

There is only one thing as predictable as the regular Islamic jihadist attacks, and that is the brainless wonders in the West who defend to the death Islam and make excuses for the terrorists. It happens every time. Now with

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Why the Jihadists are Winning

Dec 16, 2014

OK, so this is where we have managed to come as a Western nation: a devout Muslim, fuelled by Islamic ideology, commits a horrific act of terror on the streets of an Australian city, killing two innocent people, and our

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Whatever Happened To Evil?

Sep 25, 2014

We no longer believe in evil it seems – at least in the Western world. Hardly anyone takes the concept seriously anymore. Until recently of course we did believe there was such a thing as evil, but now we think

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On Pacifism and the Islamic State

Sep 1, 2014

I am not a pacifist. Never have been, never will be. This is because it unsettles the biblical balance between love and justice. Both must be affirmed, or we are not being biblical. Pacifism of course emphasises love – especially

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On the Situation in Egypt

Aug 19, 2013

Most people in the West have no idea what is really happening in Egypt right now, because the mainstream media is not doing its job properly. It is derelict in its duties, and most of what you hear about the

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Islam and Female Genital Mutilation

Jun 10, 2013

It is quite common when discussing this topic for critics to say that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is an ancient and widespread practice, and has nothing to do with Islam as such. Well, the critics are right about the first

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About All Those “Moderate” Muslims…

May 27, 2013

Now it is always possible that I may have missed something here, but after a horrendous few weeks of Muslim atrocities and bloodshed, the scorecard still seems to read as follows:

-Still no mass demonstrations by Muslim “moderates” condemning the

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Hard Questions About Islam and Terror

Sep 15, 2010

With ongoing controversy surrounding Islam on a number of fronts, it is good to remind ourselves about a few realities, a few truths. While people may debate the merits or otherwise of burning a Koran, or the wisdom of building

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Whither Europe?

Aug 10, 2009

It’s been a long time since I walked the streets of Europe. Being here again both raises memories and creates contrasts. In one sense things don’t change. Its cities, many over a thousand years old, seem to withstand the tests

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IslamOnline: Should beheading be the penalty for homosexuals?

Jun 13, 2008
This article was originally posted on June 12, 2008 at http://www.islamonline.net/servlet/Satellite?cid=1212925140273 but has since been deleted, and is reproduced here for archival purposes.

by Mohamed El-Moctar El-Shinqiti

Friday, June 13, 2008

RECENTLY, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh threatened to behead

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The Problem with Vilification Legislation

Mar 26, 2002

A raft of new legislation is being passed throughout the Western world. These laws are called by various names, such as vilification or tolerance or discrimination laws. Sometimes they are referred to as hate-crime legislation. Whatever their title, these laws

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