By Pamela Geller
The Washington Post argued for Shariah restrictions on free speech in a wildly dishonest, silly and illogical Religion News Service article that ran in [last] Wednesday’s religion section, headlined “Internet hate speech can lead to acts of violence.”
The article’s author, Omar Sacirbey, promotes the mythical “anti-Muslim hate” narrative that is skillfully used by Shariah advocates to silence the truth about Islam. According to Sacirbey, free speech is a dangerous thing. Sacirbey wants Internet speech to be restricted, because if free speech goes unchecked, it could lead to ______ (fill in the blank – make it up as you go along). He cites a “report” from the “Muslim Advocates” that claims “anti-Muslim hate speech on the Internet is commonplace and can motivate some people to commit acts of violence against Muslims.” Operative word: “can.”
“Can” or “could” is just plain hogwash. What is real is the hate speech in the Quran. What is real is the massive slaughter, oppression and subjugation of non-Muslims and secular Muslims, as commanded under Islamic law. What is real are the 250-plus young Christian girls who were recently kidnapped and likely sold into sex slavery in Nigeria. What is real is the leader of the devout Muslim group responsible for that abomination, who said he acted “by Allah.” What is real is Sept. 11, Jul. 7, March 11 and the other 23,000 deadly Islamic attacks, each one committed by devout Muslims quoting chapter and verse of the Quran. That is real hate speech.
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Who do Omar Sacirbey and Muslim Advocates think they’re kidding? The editors of the quisling Washington Post, no doubt.
What is the conclusion of the Muslim Advocates’ smear report? They instruct readers to report any and all postings that offend Muslims. They give step-by-step instructions on how to do that. So while they try to legislate free speech, they use other mechanisms to shut down the last refuge for truth seekers.
This is all in the pursuit of their agenda: imposing Islam on America. Some lunatic “whose aim was to start a revolution” posts a link (out of hundreds of other news links) to an Atlas news story, and that’s reason enough to go after the First Amendment. But dare to tie Islam to jihadists who themselves quote Quran chapter and verse for their acts of violence, rape and murder, and you are a racist-Islamophobic-anti-Muslim-bigot-hater.
They pound bold-faced lies and defamation to advance their hate fiction – and get a column in the Washington Post to spread their propaganda. Will the Washington Post permit me to rebut this fallacious narrative? Not on your life.
Note to the Washington Post: It’s not “Internet hate speech can lead to acts of violence,” but adherence to Islam that actually leads to acts of violence.
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