Muslim Violence is Our New Law

by DANIEL  GREENFIELD

Over two centuries ago a group of British colonists huddling amid the  forests and rivers of a new continent decided what they could and could not say  by killing enough soldiers and mercenaries that the people who had been in  charge of their speech decided they should try their luck somewhere where the  regulating was easier.

This state of affairs in which the country that those colonists formed  became and remains one of the very few places in the world, even among Western  democracies, where freedom of speech is absolute, came about through stirring  speeches, deeply felt debates, classical ideas and a passionate political  culture– but most of all it came about because large numbers of people were  willing to kill over it.

Currently large numbers of people are willing to kill over the idea that  Islam is the supreme religion, that Mohammed is a deity whom all mankind should  respect and that the infidels living in the suburban sprawl of a thoroughly  explored continent should accept that or die. Our government calls those people  a tiny minority of extremists. Our unofficial name for them is, “Muslims.”

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Decoding Libya

Family Security Matters
For nearly 20 years, we’ve willfully blinded ourselves to the Rosetta Stone that decodes our enemy’s war doctrine. But the jihad (or shall we call it “kinetic Islam”?) is catalyzed not by al-Qaeda but by sharia — by Muslim law. So is the “Arab Spring,” now playing in Tripoli (and elsewhere) after rave reviews in Cairo.
I have been opposed to our country’s starting a war against Libya. And starting a war is exactly what we have done, exactly what we would call it if the shoe were on the other foot — the “kinetic” and “limited” obfuscations of intervention proponents notwithstanding. My opposition is fourfold.