Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Why is our news media afraid to speak the truth about Islam?

Hate Jews. Hate Catholics. Hate Protestants. Mock them, malign them, ridicule them, drag their names through the mud. Post messages of hate and threats of death on their web sites and blogs and no one raises an eyebrow. Yes, all is fair game. But dare not say a word to embarrass a Muslim or tell the truth about Islam or even quote a violent or incendiary passage from the Islamic holy book, the Qur’an. Up until now those who do tell the truth about Islam are labeled as bigots but thankfully we are in America, the Land of the Free and not in Europe. There, a woman in Austria was convicted of a crime for calling the Prophet Muhammad a pedophile because he had sex with his 9-year old child bride Aisha whom he married when she was 6-years old (as detailed in the Islamic Hadiths Bukhari 58:234 and the Qur'an Sura 8:3309). Or in The Netherlands where Geert Wilders, a Member of Parliament, spent years defending charges of religious hatred because he read aloud passages from the Qur’an at a public meeting. But thanks to our secretary of state Hillary Clinton, she is working with the United Nations to approve a treaty that would make it a crime in America to criticize Islam just like in Europe. 

Muslims can insult Christianity by claiming Jesus was a prophet of Allah just like Muhammed and Muslims can display that message on public transportation, but try, as Pamela Geller at Atlas Shrugs did, to run an ad on Detroit city buses advising anyone who wanted to leave Islam they could get help by visiting a web site and the ads are refused. 

Carry picket signs that say “Thank God for dead soldiers” at military funerals and the U.S. Supreme Court rules that it is covered by our 1st Amendment Free Speech rights, “no matter how vile or hateful it may be”.
But dare not write a word in the press about Islamic Honor Killings in America, like what happened in Grapevine, Texas on Christmas. Thankfully, we have some brave and courageous bloggers who write the truth about Islam, such as Robert Spencer at Jihad Watch and Pamela Geller at Atlas Shrugs who wrote about the Dallas Morning News story that gave all the details about what happened in Grapevine except the final conclusion that it was another Muslim committing an Honor Killing.
Islamic honor killing in Texas: "Santa" who murdered family on Christmas morning was Muslim who didn't like his daughter dating a non-Muslim 
Robert Spencer at Jihad Watch

Aziz Yazdanpanah, a Muslim, didn't like his daughter's non-Muslim boyfriend and was exhibiting stalker behavior. “She couldn’t date at all until she was a certain age, but when he was going to let her date she couldn’t date anyone outside of their race or religion.”

Again and again we have seen honor killings in which fathers kill daughters who are dating non-Muslims or have supposedly besmirched the family honor by some sexual indiscretion. Lt. Todd Dearing says that motive isn't important -- which is generally only the case when Islam is involved.
Atlas Shrugs reported this story from Texas that contained an account from an 18-year old classmate of one of the victims, Nona Narges Yazdanpanah, the 19-year-old daughter of Aziz Yazdanpanah, the father who killed his family.
"Neighbors horrified at news of family’s slayings in Grapevine,"
by Gloria Salinas and Scott Goldstein for the Dallas Morning News, December 26

GRAPEVINE — Aziz Yazdanpanah seemed to be losing control of his life in recent months — his wife left him, his house was in foreclosure, and his 19-year-old daughter was dating a young man he didn’t like.

Yazdanpanah, a volunteer high school debate coach described as a doting father, is the focus of suspicion a day after a Christmas morning massacre in which a man dressed as Santa Claus killed six relatives and then committed suicide.

Grapevine police arrived at the Lincoln Vineyard Apartment Homes a few minutes before noon and discovered bodies sprawled among opened presents and wrapping paper. The victims were ages 15 to 58....

Citing public records and interviews with friends and neighbors, media reports Monday identified Yazdanpanah and others who had died: his estranged 55-year-old wife, Fatemeh Rahmati, their 19-year-old daughter, Nona Narges Yazdanpanah, and 15-year-old son, Ali Yazdanpanah.

Friends of the family said Fatemeh Rahmati’s 58-year-old sister, Zohreh Rahmaty, and her husband, Hossein Zarei, 59, and daughter Sahra Zarei, a 22-year-old pre-med student at the University of Texas at Arlington, also were killed.
Further down there is this:
“She would come to school crying and telling us her dad was crazy,” said Lacie Reed, 18. “He wouldn’t let her wear certain things. He was always taking her phone away, checking her call history and checking her text messages.”

Friends said Nona’s father had installed cameras all around the home so he could watch the family’s comings and goings. Others said he nailed her bedroom window shut so she could not sneak out at night and see her boyfriend.

“She couldn’t date at all until she was a certain age, but when he was going to let her date she couldn’t date anyone outside of their race or religion,” Reed said.
The Qur'an, the Islamic holy book, contains hundreds of violent passages aiming hatred against Jews and Christians, in addition to depicting the most barbaric forms of torture and death and by the definitions of a "hate crime" contained in the Federal Matthew Shepard Hate Crime Act it should be banned. Yet, instead of banning this book it is being protected by our news media and government officials and its critics are being attacked for telling the truth. Don't take my word for this, read the English translation at the University of Southern California web site Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement.
  (Note: the USC web site now requires some special software to read and search through their translation. The link goes to another site that has those same documents)

1 comment:

  1. My compliments, Oldironsides, on your willingness to no only research this issue but blog on it as well. While I am not as scholarly as yourself, I do know how to tell the difference between "pure religion" and atrocious behavior operating under the banner/guise of "religion."


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