Another glaring example of the irrationality that pervades liberalism has manifested itself just in recent days. This one speaks volumes about the mindset. Though I still can't explain it. The subject? Congressman Peter King's congressional committee hearings into the potential "radicalization" of certain elements within the American Muslim community.
Is that community becoming more radical? Beats me. But is there evidence that at least a few Muslims within that community have become radicalized to the point where they commit acts of terror against us, the collective infidel? Without doubt.
Couple that with the fact that we still have - all these years later - nearly a thousand human beings unaccounted for in the World Trade Center rubble. Rubble created in an attack that was - and it goes without dispute - perpetrated by a handful of radicalized Muslims. Isn't it worth at least asking a few questions about the attitudes that seem, to this day, to be fostering the hatred? Some Army officer shouting allahu akhbar! as he's killing non-believers around him isn't something we should be wondering about? Why is not a reasonable question?
To some, the answer is no. We should not want to know. We're somehow better off if we hide our heads in the sand and ask no questions.
Try to wrap your brain around the liberalthink:
Guilt by associationGot that? Before Peter King inquires into whether American Muslims are becoming radicalized and to what extent they are not cooperating with law enforcement in this country, he is attacked for wanting to know ... whether American Muslims are becoming radicalized and to what extent they are not cooperating with law enforcement in this country.
Rep. Peter King's hearings investigating the Muslim-American community are shameful and counterproductive.
Roanoke Times editorial
They may be the most shameful hearings held in the U.S. Congress since the McCarthy era.
In the 1950s, Sen. Joseph McCarthy was targeting suspected communists. Today, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., is going after American Muslims in congressional hearings.
King says many American Muslims are "radicalized." Too many American Muslim leaders, he claims, fail to cooperate with law enforcement and homeland security officials in investigating home-grown terrorism.
Evidence for either accusation is profoundly lacking. [link]*
To inquire is to commit an unpardonable sin.
So why do I bring this up this morning?
Jewish couple and three children killed in West BankWhy do you suppose that Jewish family was slaughtered?
By Rami Amichai, Reuters
A Jewish couple and three of their children were stabbed to death in bed in a West Bank settlement in what Israeli officials said Saturday was an attack by one or more Palestinians who broke into their home.
Israeli troops set up roadblocks and were searching the area around the Jewish religious settlement of Itamar, near the Palestinian city of Nablus, for the killer or killers.
In a televised speech, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed shock that the parents and three of their children -- including a baby -- were "brutally murdered on Sabbath eve while sleeping."
No group claimed responsibility for the attack but the Hamas Islamists who rule the Gaza Strip said they offered their "full support" to any actions taken against settlers in occupied territory. [link]
Shut up. You shouldn't want to know. You bastard.
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* "King says many American Muslims are 'radicalized.' Too many American Muslim leaders, he claims, fail to cooperate with law enforcement and homeland security officials in investigating home-grown terrorism. Evidence for either accusation is profoundly lacking."
It's worth noting that from the King hearings we find out that in certain law enforcement circles there does exist the feeling that the level of cooperation investigators are getting from the American Muslim community is lacking, and that there are indeed many American Muslims who seem to have become radicalized.
Had we no hearing, we wouldn't have known.
And the cowards at the Times, blissfully ignorant, would have been pleased.