Paris bombing - an Al Qaeda attack?
In today's paper, we learn of another bombing in Paris, the city that burned one summer: Paris bombing kills one, injures one. Can there be much doubt regarding the source of the bomb? I cannot attribute any and all such attacks to Al Qaeda but all such attacks have an Al Qaeda-esque signature. Recently in Pakistan, Bhutto was recently attacked and nearly assassinated by a bomb strapped to an infant. What sick mind takes an innocent infant and kills his own child in the name of Allah? What kind of god is "Allah" to supposedly honor such slaughter and aberration? It boggles the Western mind... Some simple truths seem to be emerging across Europe due to the population redistribution from the Middle East, Islamic nations, to European formerly democratic republics. Certainly helped along by our involvement in Serbia and Kosovo - a shameful involvement for us as we merrily bombed Christian Serbs who had been our allies during WWII and supported anti-democracy folks sworn to wipe Israel off of the face of the map and usher in Islamic dominance both in the United States and throughout the world - a pipeline/funnel has been opened through which Islamists happily access nations once difficult to enter. European nations through the EU will become a hodge-podge of Islamic "states". And arguably, the threat of world-wide Islamist domination threatens our very life and tenets of equality, our simple freedoms. And do not believe that Russia will be unscathed as it is projected to become an Islamic "state" by mid-century. Again, remember it is not through superiority of numbers but through the twisting of our laws against us that the Islamists seek to destroy our institutions and our freedoms. It is sickening to watch our "leaders" or Pied-pipers leading us to the slaughter kow tow to Islamist leaders in the United States and Europe. We are facing a devout enemy for whom life or time mean little. We will be forced to name this enemy and we will be forced to take action. I tend to believe that there are "peaceful" followers of Islam within the United States but their voices are as nothing in the face of the onslaunt by Islamists in many coverings from business suits to robes. And, sadly, these peaceful Muslims are apostates to Islam, and thereby enemies of the islamists. Their lives and livelihoods hang in the balance as well. America needs a moritorium to halt ALL immigration into the United States, a deportation of all illegals and their children born here or not, and the institution of English as the lawful language of the land. One of our strengths as a nation has been that we have had one language that we all speak, dialects not with standing. The one language - English - allows for mobility for all of us to move where we like and have the chance of attaining the "American Dream." That I as a credentialed teacher in California cannot teach in parts of Los Angeles speaks partially to the Balkinization that is occurring within our nation. This must stop. America must be open to all Americans to travel where we wish and to live where we wish. Balkinization - isolation within our own nation - is another attempt to destroy our cohesiveness as a national entity. The times are threatening and the hand of death is at the door. Do we consider our own personal safety or do we fight on for the safety of our children, grandchildren, and those Americans yet to be born? I say the latter. Islamists in any form and under any guise are the greatest threat to Western civilization that exists today. We know the forces that China and Russia align against us; although I had earlier hopes for Putin, I see that I was wrong; but these "enemies" are not new; what is new is the self-avowed enemy that establishes mosques, madrassas, training camps, and the like right here on our soil with the consent of our "leaders". And what is the most open avenue for establishing these "beach-heads"? Our universities... If Islam were, in fact, a religion such as Baptist, Methodist, and such that would be one thing but a reading of the Koran as well as readings of those who are islamists and those who study Islam point to much more; they point to an ideology that is political as well as military encompassing every action its followers take and the penalty for exercising "free choice" and leaving Islam - the penalty is death... Death seems to be the penalty for any number of infractions in Islam, including being the victim of rape... There is much for us to discuss and much for us to just face if we are to survive with our freedoms and our separation of church and state...much indeed. Maybe we don't deserve to survive but right now we have honorable men and women serving in our military and in our "alphabet" agencies who are willing to put their lives on the line for our survival. They deserve the same dedication from us.