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When Certainty comes with proof

Submitted by St.Eve, Oct 21, 2013 20:47

Religious leaders should be asked if they have empirical proof of their God. Until they can all efforts should be made to develop uncertainty in the minds of devotees so that any acts of violence towards people of other beliefs wil be questionable

 

Congress places Cultural Marxism above National/Homeland Security

Submitted by Frank Livingston, Jun 12, 2013 15:42

Who said this, to whom, when, why and what have we ever done about it? Would you consider this statement to be contrary to our Constitution, our way of life, a danger to our National and Homeland Security? Would you think these are words of an enemy? Surely, our government has studied this but where is the reports?

"The Ambassador answered us that it was founded on the Laws of their prophet, that it was written in their Koran, that all nations who should not have acknowledged their authority were sinners, that it was their right and duty to make war upon them wherever they could be found, and to make slaves of all they could take as Prisoners, and that every musselman [muslim] who should be slain in battle was sure to go to Paradise."

This statement was a part of a March 28, 1786, letter from John Adams and Thomas Jefferson to John Jay, the United States Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Continental Congress, concerning their conversation with the Tripoli ambassador as to why his pirates/terrorists hijacked our merchant ships, stole the ships and cargo while holding the sailors for ransom. (Thomas Jefferson. "The Papers of Thomas Jefferson". Princeton Univ. Press. pp. 9:358.)

Why are we failing to mention the obvious in the 1786 letter that still exists today? Here are the main points:

a. "it was founded on the Laws of their prophet";

b. "that it was written in their Koran";

c. "that all nations who should not have acknowledged their authority were sinners";

d. "that it was their right and duty to make war upon them wherever they could be found, and";

e. "to make slaves of all they could take as Prisoners, and";

f. "that every musselman [muslim] who should be slain in battle was sure to go to Paradise."

Has our government studied this and if they have, where are the published reports?

See actual letter here: http://memory.loc.gov/master/mss/mtj/mtj1/005/0400/0430.jpg

This is the typed version: http://freepages.misc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~argyll/From%20JOHN%20ADAMS%20And%20THOMAS%20JEFFERSON.pdf

Please take the time to read an article by Gerard W. Gawalt, a manuscript specialist for early American history in the Manuscript Division, Library of Congress titled, "America and the Barbary Pirates : An International Battle Against an Unconventional Foe. It can be found at: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/jefferson_papers/mtjprece.html

 

Democracy must prevail!

Submitted by Velder, May 24, 2013 23:47

The wave of Nazi terror came quite subtley, from a people who were humiliated after World War II. Hiilter was charismatic and inspired Germans to unite under his command, because he convinced them they are the superior race. The party Hitler belonged to was very politically ambitious, then it turned into a cruel, and ruthless regime to impose this horrible ideology that genocide is the way to handle people who do not agree with them.

 

Islam cannot be changed from within. It must be defeated.

Submitted by Vivarto, May 21, 2013 05:25

Unlike Christianity, Judaism and Hinduism Islam is not reformable.

 

How to get the movie

Submitted by MauiGirl, May 20, 2013 19:16

How can we get this move to the public?

 

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When Certainty comes with proof [43 words]

St.Eve 

Oct 21, 2013 20:47

Congress places Cultural Marxism above National/Homeland Security [375 words]

Frank Livingston 

Jun 12, 2013 15:42

Democracy must prevail! [75 words]

Velder 

May 24, 2013 23:47

Islam cannot be changed from within. It must be defeated. [9 words]

Vivarto 

May 21, 2013 05:25

How to get the movie [9 words]

MauiGirl 

May 20, 2013 19:16

Little Army of Muslim Non-Conformists [65 words]

Abdul Ameer 

May 20, 2013 17:51

positive. [61 words]

 

May 19, 2013 12:25

It's about time! [3 words]

May 18, 2013 14:22

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