2 great essays by 2 great writers and patriots:
And a spot on article byÂ Michelle Malkin:
10 years after the fact we are cowering in fear and submission instead of naming Â and confronting the enemy.
NEVER FORGET…….Â (KGS from the Tundra Tabloids has great cover from that horrific attack)
All the Wrong 9/11 Lessons
Are your kids learning the right lessons about 9/11? Ten years after Osama bin Laden’s henchmen murdered thousands of innocents on American soil, too many children have been spoon-fed the thin gruel of progressive political correctness over the stiff antidote of truth.
“Know your enemy, name your enemy” is a 9/11 message that has gone unheeded. Our immigration and homeland security policies refuse to profile jihadi adherents at foreign consular offices and at our borders. Our military leaders refuse to expunge them from uniformed ranks until it’s too late (see: Fort Hood massacre). The j-word is discouraged in Obama intelligence circles, and the term “Islamic extremism” was removed from the U.S. national security strategy document last year.
Similarly, too many teachers refuse to show and tell who the perpetrators of 9/11 were and who their heirs are today. My own daughter was one year old when the Twin Towers collapsed, the Pentagon went up in flames and Shanksville, Pa., became hallowed ground for the brave passengers of United Flight 93. In second grade, her teachers read touchy-feely stories about peace and diversity to honor the 9/11 dead. They whitewashed Osama bin Laden, militant Islam and centuries-old jihad out of the curriculum. Apparently, the youngsters weren’t ready to learn even the most basic information about the evil masterminds of Islamic terrorism.
Mary Beth Hicks, author of the new book “Don’t Let the Kids Drink the Kool-Aid,” points to a recent review of 10 widely used textbooks in which the concepts of jihad and sharia were either watered down or absent. These childhood experts have determined that grade school is too early to delve into the specifics of the homicidal clash of Allah’s sharia-avenging soldiers with the freedom-loving Western world.
Yet, many of the same protectors of fragile elementary-school pupils can’t wait to teach them all the ins and outs of condoms, cross-dressers and crack addictions.
We pulled our daughter out of a cesspool of academic and moral relativism and found a reality-grounded, rigorous charter school where no-nonsense teachers refuse to sugarcoat inconvenient facts and history. Many of the students are children of soldiers and servicemen and women who — inspired by the heroes of 9/11 — have voluntarily deployed time and time again to kill the American Dream destroyers abroad before they kill us over here.
There’s no better way to hammer home the message that “freedom is not free” than to have your kids go to school with other kids whose dads and moms are gone for years at a time — missing births and birthday parties, recitals and soccer practice, Christmas pageants and Independence Day fireworks.
But instead of unfettered pride in our armed forces, social justice educators in high schools and colleges across the country indoctrinate American students into viewing our volunteer armed forces as victims, monsters and pawns in a leftist “social struggle.”
A decade after the 9/11 attacks, Blame America-ism still permeates classrooms and the culture. A special 9/11 curriculum distributed in New Jersey schools advises teachers to “avoid graphic details or dramatizing the destruction” wrought by the 9/11 hijackers, and instead focus elementary school students’ attention on broadly defined “intolerance” and “hurtful words.”
No surprise: Jihadist utterances such as “Kill the Jews,” “Allahu Akbar” and “Behead all those who insult Islam” are not among the “hurtful words” studied.
Middle-schoolers are directed to “analyze diversity and prejudice in U.S. history.” And high-school students are taught “Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs” – pop-psychology claptrap used to excuse jihadists’ behavior based on their purported low self-esteem and oppressed status caused by “European colonialism.”
It is no wonder that a new poll released this week showed that Americans today “are generally more willing to believe that U.S. policies in the Middle East might have motivated the 9/11 terror attacks on New York and the Pentagon,” according to Reuters.
To make matters worse, we have an
appeaser Muslim-in-chief who wrote shortly after the jihadist attacks a decade ago that the “essence of this tragedy” derives “from a fundamental absence of empathy on the part of the attackers: an inability to imagine, or connect with, the humanity and suffering of others.” A “climate of poverty and ignorance” caused the attacks, then-Illinois state Sen. Barack Obama preached. Never mind the Ivy League and Oxford educations, the oil wealth and the middle-class status of legions of al-Qaida plotters and operatives.
9/11 was a deliberate, carefully planned evil act of the long-waged war on the West by Koran-inspired soldiers of Allah around the world. They hated us before George W. Bush was in office. They hated us before Israel existed. And the avengers of the religion of perpetual outrage will keep hating us no matter how much we try to appease them.
The post-9/11 problem isn’t whether we’ll forget. The problem is: Will we ever learn?
Puff Ho twat Janell Ross shills for Islam, smears mosque critics:
Can you find anything wrong with this statement?
“Muslims are not in America to assimilate. They are here to change our system…. Our preachers should go beyond telling us more than ‘we must love our enemies.’ That is simply passing the buck. They should be getting every Christian ready and armed with the Word of God and an understanding of the Quran and Hadith, to defeat those who are out to destroy Christianity, and our American way of life.”Â Â (source)
“Murfreesboro, to borrow a phrase, is the ground zero of Muslim bashing in America right now,” said Faiz Shakir, Â Â Click to read more …
A Decade Out, We’re Losing
Ten years after 9/11, the war on terror is far from over, and we are losing it.
We were attacked on Sept. 11, 2001, by Islamic jihadists who explained, in writings they left behind, that they were committing mass murder in the name of Islam, inspired by the teachings of Islam, and in defense, as they saw it, of Islam.Â They struck the United States in service of their hope of destroying it, and ultimately imposing upon the U.S., the West and the world an Islamic government that would rule according to Islamic law, which denies the freedom of speech, the freedom of conscience and equality of rights for all people.
Yet 10 years later, it is not only the height of political incorrectness to speak about the motives and goals of those who attacked the United States on that terrible day.Â It is explicitly against United States government policy to look into such matters.Â The Obama administration hardly ever speaks of terrorism at all.Â Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano famously said several years ago that she preferred to refer not to acts of “terrorism” but to “man-caused disasters,” and focused a DHS report on hunting “right-wing extremists” rather than Islamic jihad terrorists.
Ten years after 9/11, we have a President who has communicated in numerous ways that the United States’ new primary response to Islamic jihad terror is to redress what Muslims perceive as grievances.Â Â Barack ObamaÂ has even declared:Â “I consider it part of my responsibility as President of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear.”
Obama’s policies toward Islamic terrorism proceed consistently from the assumption that the conflict between the West and the Islamic world is entirely the West’s fault, and that he can thus bring that conflict to an end by means of sufficiently generous overtures to the Islamic world.Â He has answered the question, “Why do they hate us?” decisively by saying, in effect, “They hate us because of what we are doing to them.”Â Might they hate us for reasons of their own, rooted in their own religious and cultural assumptions that are beyond our ability to affect or change?Â Obama never considers that possibility.
The President has also warmly endorsed the “Arab Spring” uprising in Egypt.Â Contrary to the optimism with which the mainstream media have greeted it in the U.S., Egypt’s Arab Spring is set to usher into power aÂ Muslim BrotherhoodÂ regime that will ramp up the country’s already virulent persecution of Christians, impose principles of Islamic law that will subject women and non-Muslims to institutionalized discrimination, and set Egypt on a path toward open war with Israel.
Such a regime in Egypt will be no friend of the United States.Â And in its hostility to America, it will likely partner with the post-Gaddafi regime in Libya, which is almost certain to contain significant al-Qaeda elements.Â And for that we can also thank Barack Obama, who rushed the U.S. into military action against Gaddafi without considering the likely nature of the regime that would replace him.Â Gaddafi was terrible, to be sure.Â His successors, however, are almost certain to be worse.
Meanwhile, domestically Obama’s Justice Department has joined lawsuits by Muslims demanding special accommodations in the workplace, forcing American businesses to change their long-standing policies, and reinforcing the Islamic supremacist principle that wherever Islamic law and practice conflict with American law and practice, it is the latter that must give way.Â The Obama administration has not only shown no interest in the Muslim Brotherhood organizations, such as the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), that are advancing its stated goal (according to a captured Internal document) of “eliminating and destroying Western civilization from within and sabotaging its miserable house.”Â Instead Team Obama partnered with several of those organizations on more than one occasion.Â Obama even sent his close adviser Valerie Jarrett to be the keynote speaker at ISNA’s national convention.
What could go wrong?Â After all, they say they’re moderate!
Ten years after 9/11, the U.S. government is thoroughly compromised and naively trying to appease the Islamic jihadists who have vowed to destroy us.
Ten years after 9/11, we’re losing.