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Wednesday, 25 October 2006


Always On Watch

Codifying shari'a law in both the Afghan and Iraqi constitutions was a huge mistake.

Does our President "get it"? No!

I asked this question in February, 2006. Interesting to take a look at that now--including the comments. Worth a gander now.

Mark Alexander

Going into Iraq was a great mistake from the start. Nobody is ever going to be able to bring democracy to the Islamic world, since Islam and liberal democracy are mutually exclusive political systems.

For a start, liberal democracy is a Western concept. All things Western stink for Muslims. Then you have the problem of a very high illeteracy rate in the Arab world. Democracy, however, as all good Westerners know, depends on having a well-informed, educated electorate for it to function correctly.

Then, of course, we have the problem with that 'religion'. Islam does not recognize the separation of mosque and state. The separation of religion and politics is the sine qua non of a liberal democracy. Further, in a democracy, all power should rest at the bottom, with the people; in Islam, all power rests at the top, with Allah. So in a democracy power filters up (or should do) to the leaders from the people; in Islam, the reverse is true. So this is a circle that simply cannot be squared.

It astonishes me that neither Bush nor his advisors understood this before they embarked on this ill-conceived foray into Mesapotamia.

I should like to draw your readers' attention to an essay I wrote on Islam and democracy some time ago. Please click HERE to read it.



You saw it coming, but the Bushies did not. Of course, you are not blinded by insular, group-think, like those inside the Beltway are. Thank you for the reference.



You wrote: "It astonishes me that neither Bush nor his advisors understood this before they embarked on this ill-conceived foray into Mesapotamia."

It looks like huge numbers of Americans are headed to the 7 November voting, with voting against Bush and all his policies in mind. Yet Bush is "staying the course." As I recall, the Poles sent their mounted cavalry against the blitzkrieging Wehrmacht in September of 1939. That tragedy smacks of Bush's preparation for Iraq.

Thank you for the reference.


Ignorance, stupidity, and pride continue to guide our stalwart leaders. They continue to believe that democracy can solve the problems of the Middle East.

They never learned about Islam, nor tribal cultures. They refuse to believe that not everyone wants or can handle liberty.

Now we are faced with a growing problem with those Muslims that are here among us that refuse to have liberty and are adamant that the rest of us shouldn't have liberty's benefits either. Our leaders also are showing the same attitude here: stupidity, ignorance, and pride as they pander to Muslim voters who will shred and trample the Constitution at the first opportunity.

The barbarians are here and we show nothing but appeasement.

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    So far, Muslims have their greatest victory over us by making us shift into defensive living with regard to them. We tread with fear of "offending" them, of inciting world-wide riots by Muslims against us, and of always trying to curry favor with irrationalists. We used to go about life, guided by our own thoughts and desires, and no defensiveness. It is our fault that we let them dominate our behavior. STOP IT! Americans do not live defensively! Let savages fear us!