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It really seems like nothing’s off limits for the Social Justice Warriors right now, doesn’t it? Over the last few years I’ve been aggravated to see tweets and posts like these every year on 9/11.
Oh, and when you run a Google search of 9/11, this is what comes up first: two stories about Trump, followed by one relevant and patriotic story.
It seems like we’ve forgotten that during the bombing of the Twin Towers, 2296 Americans were killed. And 9/11 is the day that we honour their death and remember the victims. And to remember what killed them, to fight against its cause so such a tragedy doesn’t happen again. And what killed them was radical Islam.
But now that you’re not allowed to criticize Islam, lest people be labelled ‘Islamophobic,’ thus derailing the conversation moving it away from what the takeaway should be – that a radical ideology was responsible for that many fatalities; that ideologies and Islam in particular have a point where they can truly go too far and lives can be lost as a result. It should be the day where we remember that there are millions of people that want to kill us because of our tolerance and our attempts to adhere to human rights.
To assure the conversation doesn’t go this way though, so Islam isn’t targeted, each year the radical Left makes sure to find new ways we can talk about 9/11 that bring the conversation farther and farther away from what it should be. Every year they find a new way to tell you that it wasn’t a big deal and you should forget about it. Thus they take away leave us open to the ideological invasion that has already swept Europe.
9/11 is threatening to the values of the Left because it shows the nation is wanted in flames; it shows that Islam can go too far and can hurt and kill many. 9/11 was also an event that brought many men and women to Conservative viewpoints, a prime example being Gavin McInnes.
We need to fathom the simplicity of the subject. Just like WWII, we are the good guys they are the bad guys. We want freedom and tolerance. We want to see men, women, people from America and people who immigrated to America working hard and living the American dream. Terrorists in the middle east regularly call for the deaths of people pushing for “human rights” and the human rights pushers out there regularly get dead. They call human rights blasphemous, and anyone who knows much about the history of Muslim theology knows they’re right. As the Ayatollah Khomeini put it,
“We have no recourse other than to overthrow all governments that do not rest on pure Islamic principles, and are thus corrupt and corrupting, and to tear down the traitorous, rotten, unjust, and tyrannical administrative systems that serve them….”
“Your concerns, your ‘humanitarian’ scruples, are more childish than reasonable.”
WE are the good guys here. THEY are the bad guys here. Islam doesn’t need defending whenever somebody wants to speak about the horrors of 9/11, because we all know who was right and who was wrong in that situation.
And it’s not like anybody actually believes that all Muslims want America dead and gone, maybe about 60% do. Nobody actually wants all Muslims dead and gone; certainly fewer Americans want all Muslims dead than there are Muslims who want all Americans dead. Radical Islam is. The only real issue with ‘Islamophobia’ is that there’s not enough of it.
We would like to see the dialogue around 9/11 go back to being messages and statements about the people who were killed in the bombing; the first responders to the bombing; and about the beliefs that led to the bombing. It should also be a time of celebration of the achievements of the west.
It is a disrespect to the victims of the event to to spread lies and write off the tragedy for some half-assed point about why you don’t like America.
-Senior Editors A. and S.
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