September 17, 2016 You Can’t Say ‘Radical Islam’ Anymore?

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Nope, no radical Islam here…

Well, no, you can’t–not if you live in London: for the mayor of that once-great city has outlawed the use of the term, “radical Islam.”

This scepter’d isle, this seat of kings, joins the rest of Europe’s surrender monkeys in prostrating themselves before Islam.

Silly bugger: the term “radical Islam” was invented to draw a distinction between ordinary peaceful people who happen to be Muslims, and the flashier “Death to the Infidels!” variety. Apparently the PC police in the UK wants us to lump ’em all together.

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In a single lifetime they have gone from “We shall fight them on the beaches, we shall fight them on the fields” to “I surrender! I surrender!”

Margaret Thatcher would never have permitted it.

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Lee Duigon
Lee Duigon, a contributing editor with the Chalcedon Foundation, is a former newspaper reporter and editor, small businessman, teacher, and horror novelist. He has been married to his wife, Patricia, for 34 years. See his new fantasy/adventure novels, Bell Mountain and The Cellar Beneath the Cellar, available on

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