Islam is hazardous to our health. It should be banned

Debbie Schlussel analysis recent poll of Muslim attitudes in America

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American Muslims Support Homicide Bombings

    * More than one in four Muslims (or 26%), aged 18-29, said “Suicide Bombing is Justified.” 2% percent of them say it can often be justified, 13% say sometimes, and 11% say rarely. Add to that, the 5% don’t know/refused to answer this easy, instinctive question, and it’s even worse–for a total of 31%–almost a third of young American Muslims, who support homicide bombings. This younger group of Muslims is the most radical, the study found, and it’s the largest group of Muslims in America. It is also the future of “America’s” Islam.

    * 12% of foreign-born Arab Muslims said that “Suicide Bombing Can be Justified Often/Sometimes.” That’s more than one in ten. 10% of them don’t know/refused to answer. That’s a total of 22% who apparently support homicide bombings. That’s more than one in five and almost one in four. Yup, if you meet an Arab Muslim on the streets of America, it’s a likely one in four chance he/she supports homicide bombings.

    * 8% of all U.S. Muslims said suicide bombing is justified. Add to that the 9% that don’t know/refused to answer, and you get 17%, almost 1 in 5 American Muslims. For all foreign-born U.S. Muslims, 9% support suicide bombings–plus 9% refusing to answer, and it’s 18%. For all native-born U.S. Muslims, it’s 8% who support the bombings, plus 5% who refused to respond–for a total of 13%. Yup, being born and raised in the U.S. isn’t the moderating force it’s cracked up to be . . . if you’re raised in the Islamic faith.

American Muslims Support Al-Qaeda

So much for the Muslim propaganda slogans about Al-Qaeda not representing Islam and “hijacking the religion.” A significant portion of America’s Muslims support the group, and it’s growing:

    * More than one in four American Muslims, aged 18-29, support Al-Qaeda. 7% outright viewed it favorably, plus 19% don’t know/refused to answer–for a total of 26%. Yup, more than one in four young Muslims in America supports Qaeda.

    * One third of American Muslims age thirty or more support Al-Qaeda. 4% support the group outright, plus the 29% that refused to answer, for a total of 33%. If you can’t answer an outright no to this question, you support Al-Qaeda.

    * Of all American Muslims, only 58% have a very unfavorable view of Al-Qaeda. 5% of American Muslims admitted to viewing Qaeda favorably and 27% refused to answer or claimed they didn’t know. Hmmm . . . 32% or about 1/3 of all American Muslims either openly liking Al-Qaeda or not wanting us to know what they really think (which means they like Qaeda, too).

Muslims Don’t Consider Themselves as Americans

* Among those under 30, only one in four–25%–consider themselves Americans first. 60% consider themselves Muslim first, 10% say “both equally,” and 5% don’t know. Age 30 and over, only 30% say they consider themselves American first, with 41% considering themselves Muslim first. Among total Muslims, 47% think of themselves as Muslim first, not American.

* Only 43% of all American Muslims said “Muslims coming to the U.S. today should adopt American Customs.” Among native-born American Muslims, that number drops to 37%.

Most American Muslims Don’t Believe Al-Qaeda Perpetrated 9/11 Attacks

Apparently, American Muslims want it both ways. Many of them cheer Al-Qaeda on, yet claim they don’t believe Qaeda perpetrated the 9/11 attacks:

* Only 40% of American Muslims believe Arabs carried out the 9/11 attacks. 28% don’t believe it, with 32% refusing to answer/don’t know. That’s a total of 60% who claim it wasn’t Qaeda. Among American-born Muslims, it’s hardly better. 48% believe Arabs did 9/11. 31% don’t believe it, and 21% refuse to answer/don’t know, for a total of 52% not believing Arabs committed the attacks.

And there are other serious implications:

The study says that 65% of Muslims are still foreign-born, mostly from the Middle East. Why are we allowing–why have we allowed–so many of those who hate us into this country to spread their hate and reproduce it in large families?

The study shows that even from 2000-2007, 18% of Muslims are still immigrants–significantly up from the 1980s. Why–after 9/11–are we letting one in five Muslims in America in from countries and a religion that hate us? It isn’t news to me. But it should be disturbing, nonetheless, that we have a policy of affirmative-action immigration for the religion of 19 hijackers and assorted worldwide beheaders, homicide bombers, and rioters.

But, predictably, this extremism and its implications and suggestions for our immigration policy, for our student visa policy, for other policies that should keep more Muslims out of America is ignored by the press.

Instead, they pretend–as do the makers of this study at Pew who call American Muslims “Mostly Mainstream”–that the study shows Muslims to be “just like us.”

The National Public Radio headline: “Pew Study Sees Muslim Americans Assimilating.”

Since when is one in four members of a religion supports homicide bombings in America a sign of “assimilation”?

Perhaps when the sister of the homicide bomber grew up learning who Paris Hilton is on FOX News and CNN.

May 23, 2007 | 2 Comments »

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  1. I’ve given up Islam for Lent.
    Oh! Wait! That was last month, right?
    So I’m getting an early start for next year.
    Maybe we can form some kind of 12-step program to help elimanate this malady for society.
    And the laws, like the new smoking law here in Arizona.
    No Islam within 20 feets of a religious building, school building, or shopping center.
    Maybe Rev. Sharpton could head it up. The real Rev. “people who really believe in God” Sharpton.

  2. You would do well to note that the Muslims polled said they believed in violence etc in defense of Islamic belief. Now that could be construed as “defensive” mesure or it could be taken to mean any perceived insult to the prophet. Thus the stats used here are somewhat questionable. We learn that alegiance to God is more imporant to Caesar (secular govt), but then this remains at best abstract until tested.
    a worthwhile piece to be read on Lebanon:
    http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1173879252089&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

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