The issue is not Muslims per se, the issue is the number of disenfranchised who are radical. Bridget explains it so well to the questioner.
I appreciate James Kirk Wall (or Church Wall) of the Chicago Now site attempting to compare Christian extremism and Islamic extremism.
The page has a title: “Reason is a Virtue.” I agree wholeheartedly with that statement. That is not to say there are not mysteries in life but by and large we are more successful the more rational we are.
James titles the article: “American Christian Extremist Vs Islamic Extremist – Explain the difference” and I appreciate his efforts in the comparison.More
George Carlin makes a very insightful point here. He says that he is not sure political correctness is the way to fight discrimination, ie, the type of discrimination that denies another an inalienable right. Political correctness is not the way to fight that type of discrimination! Wake up America!
Political correctness is fascism pretending to be manners! – George Carlin
I never thought I would be putting up something from Sam Harris to make a point. I am sharing this video because he makes a point about terrorism very clearly. Please listen to the first 4 minutes. He lays out a case there–a good case.
Here is the best summary describing how a rich nation can falter and fail it’s citizens. I am talking about all American citizens and not just the Pulse Night Club and the victims of the insanity that occurred there. We all were affected by the carnage. We will forever be affected. Gay men and women are buying guns in droves. Some of us will be in the wrong place at the wrong time in the future!More
Bostom takes you through the contrast.
The police are supposed to serve and protect – but apparently that doesn’t include your Fourth Amendment.