A Short History of Islam

BY JIM O’NEILL

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.George Santayana (1863-1952)

Question: What do all the following statements have in common?

Charles “The Hammer” Martel defeated the Moors as they advanced toward Paris in 732 AD.

Christian forces won a great victory over the Ottoman Navy in 1571.

The genocide of tens of millions of Hindus, mass rapes of Hindu women and the destruction of thousands of ancient Hindu/Buddhist temples and libraries by the Mughals is well documented.

Sultan Mehmed II’s army conquered and sacked (i.e. raped, pillaged, and burned) the Christian city of Constantinople (AKA, Byzantium, Istanbul) in 1453.

An army led by Polish king Jan III Sobieski defeated the invading Turkish army at the “Battle of Vienna” in 1683.

During the campaign of 1799 Napoleon sent a messenger under a flag of truce to the Mamelukes, who promptly killed the messenger and hoisted his head on a pole.

America’s first war against the Barbary Pirates lasted from 1801 to 1805, America’s 2nd Barbary War took place in 1815.

Before he gained fame in WW I, General “Black Jack” Pershing led US Army troops against bandits in Mexico and Moros in the Philippines.

Just outside of Paris, France foreign youths kidnapped two young Jewish men on separate occasions in 2006 and 2008.  Over a period of weeks both young men were tortured to death.

In 2014 it was revealed that over 1,400 girls in Rotherham, England were forced into sexual slavery by Asian men.

Recently  Boko Haram made a threat to sell 165 kidnapped Christian girls to sex traffickers.

“The New York Times” reports that “Blasts at Boston Marathon Kill at Least 3 and Injure More Than 100.”

Massive influx of immigrant refugees causes rape epidemic in Sweden.  Sweden now rape capital of Europe.

“The Washington Post” reports that a lone gunman has killed 49 people in Orlando, Florida.

Answer: All of the above underlined words can be replaced with the word “Muslim(s).”  Just saying….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One response to “A Short History of Islam

  1. Succinct!

    GO TRUMP!!

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