Theresa May and Islamic Extremism – Why she lost my vote.

I was going to vote Tory in the UK General election until I watched Theresa May give her speech following the London Bridge terror attacks. She said Muslim extremists follow a “Perversion of Islam”. That is a very difficult argument to make when they were actually following the direct instructions of the founder and prophet of their religion found in the verses of the Qu’ran and the Hadith.

During her speech I lost all confidence in her ability to effectively eradicate Islamic terrorism in the UK. Of course not all Muslims are terrorists, but all the terrorists we are seeing at the moment are Muslims. Yet the Government and the Press still fail to acknowledge the core issue within Islam which is that there is no centrally approved interpretation of the Islamic holy texts – which means all interpretations are valid.

To me it was just another limp wristed, “British Values” politically correct apology. She lost my vote.

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Theresa May wears a headscarf, which most Muslims regard as a sign of the submission of women.

Islamic extremism has been defined by the British Government as any form of Islam that opposes “democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs.”

The UK High Court has offered two major definitions for Islamic extremism:

  • The use of violent tactics such as bombing and assassinations for achieving perceived Islamic goals.
  • An extremely conservative view of Islam, which does not necessarily entail violence.
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Shekeel Begg, Imam.

In October 2016 Shekeel Begg, a prominent Muslim public figure and Imam at Lewisham Islamic Centre, lost his court case of Libel against the BBC. This case is noteworthy because the judge listed a 10-point definition of Islamic extremism that he used to determine the case.

I want to concentrate on the first and seventh points made in this case by High Court Judge Sir Charles Anthony Haddon-Cave:

  • First, a ‘Manichean’ view of the world. A total, eternal ‘Manichean’ worldview is a central tenet of violent Islamic extremism. It divides the world strictly into ‘Us’ versus ‘Them’: those who are blessed or saved (i.e. the “right kind” of Muslim) on the one hand and those who are to be damned for eternity (i.e. the “wrong kind” of Muslim and everyone else) on the other.
  • Seventh, the classification of all non-Muslims as unbelievers (kuffar).

As you can see, these two points focus not so much on blowing yourself up, but on an ideology in which the Extremist believes himself to be better than those who do not subscribe to his way of thinking. This is nothing new in the history of mankind. We saw exactly this type of vile ideology in Nazi Germany.

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Of course not all Muslims are bad. The majority in the west are moderate, law abiding, peaceful citizens who would not identify as extremists in any way. But I feel we might have overlooked an issue so critically important within the moderate Muslim community, that it could potentially be our downfall.

Judge Charles Anthony Haddon-Cave also seems to have missed this point. He left out an important aspect of non-violent Islamic extremism that is as great a threat to western society as violent Jihad:

*The desire for, or active participation in the Islamification of the West.*

This would apply to any Muslim who desires Islam to be dominant politically, socially, religiously and in any other way. A bit like Ex-Labour MP Shahid Malik who shows what the aspirations of Islam are for the UK. This was filmed at a major Islamic conference in the UK in 2010.

So is Shahid Malik an Islamic extremist? He obviously desires the Islamification of the UK. I would argue that because of this, he is.

Perhaps we should begin all public debates and interviews with Muslims by asking them to define what it is they actually believe. Of course the vast majority of Muslims will be against violent Jihad, but do they accept the notion of Kuffar as set out in the Qu’ran? Do they believe themselves to be better than others simply because they are Muslim? What do they see for Britain’s future in regards to Islam?

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And from their answers we have to determine whether they do actually pose a threat to our society or not, and whether or not we want people who hold these views in our country. Of course these questions should not be limited to Muslims alone – but anyone who seeks to forward the cause of Islam in the UK through indoctrination, normalisation or any other means ie. these Church of England primary School Teachers who took their school kids to the Mosque to learn how to pray.

Year 2 children, aged 6 and 7 from Moordown St John’s Church of England Primary School are encouraged to bow down in prayer at Gloucester Mosque.

Year 2 children, aged 6 and 7 from Moordown St John’s Church of England Primary School are encouraged to bow down in prayer at Gloucester Mosque.

I wrote to my own local Tory councilor just before the election in a desperate attempt to find some clarity on how the Tory party is going to with Islamic extremism. I got this reply:

“Dear Clare, Thanks so much for messaging me. As you may know, I work in countering violent extremism so I am particularly interested in making sure we get our counter terrorism strategy right as I have dedicated my recent career to keeping us safe. I would say I am someone who calls it as it is, but in a respectful manner. So if I have the privilege of being your MP I will be plain speaking. The Party has done a very good job of keeping us safe, but now we need to look at what more we can do. Theresa May is the only person suited to doing this. We should root out extremism in all corners of our society, and not be afraid to call it out where we see it. I very much hope you will consider voting Conservative – I believe that as a party we will make the right decisions to keep the UK safe.”

For someone who claims to be plain speaking she has a remarkable ability to avoid using the word “Islam”.

I replied:

“I would be very interested to hear whether the Imams you spoke to are for or against the Islamification of the UK. This is as great a threat to our country as terrorism. I guess we need to keep revising what we class as extremism, and whether desiring the Islamification of the UK could be classed as being extreme. I believe it could.”

She saw the message but I got no reply. I did not vote for her. She did not win the seat.

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There is currently a drastic lack of confidence in the Government to deal with Islamic terrorism. If Theresa May wants to win this war on Terror then she is going to have to do several things.

  1. Admit that Islamic extremism is a widely held orthodox interpretation of Islam.
  2. Define clearly what constitutes non-violent Islamic extremism.
  3. Identify those who desire the Islamification of the UK and declare their views as extreme.

Once we can do these simple things we can find ways to fight and eradicate the root cause of what threatens Western society. But at the moment the politicians are afraid to even name it. How can we fight an enemy we are not even allowed to name?! If this politically correct silence continues, western society will fall.

 

I’ll be attending the anti terror march this Sunday June 11th in Manchester.

I will be attending. I hope to see you there 🙂

Please visit the website: https://www.therebel.media/uk_against_hate

WHEN
June 11, 2017 at 2pm – 5pm
WHERE
Manchester Piccadilly Train Station
2105 London Rd
Manchester M60 7RA
United Kingdom
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CNN Organise Fake News London Muslim Peace Demo.

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Members of the Muslim community paid their respects to the victims with tributes near London Bridge. Courtesy of BBC News.

Here we can see a lovely pic of some kind hearted Muslims laying flowers and teddies and holding signs with the hashtag #Love Will Win. It was published on the BBC News website.

Knowing that the BBC often use propaganda machines such as The White Helmets to forward their agenda of multiculturalism and “diversity” (which actually just means anti-white), I decided to take a closer look at the pic.

The first thing that struck me was that they had the WRONG bridge on their signs! The bridge on their signs is Tower Bridge:

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Sign showing Tower Bridge.

This is London Bridge:

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London Bridge.

It is a mistake commonly made by American tourists. They often think the biggest and most elaborate bridge is London Bridge and then are rather disappointing when they see that London Bridge is actually a fairly boring normal Bridge!

So It wouldn’t surprise me at all if that sign had been made by a well meaning, if not rather uninformed American.

Why do I say this?

Well, it turns out that those kind and thoughtful Muslim were not holding a spontaneous peace demo at all. The whole thing had been orchestrated by CNN – the American version of the BBC. They had set up the whole event as a photo shoot with Becky Anderson presenting it. They invited along their friends at the BBC and other Media outlets, so as to reassure you that good Muslims are up in London protesting against the terrorists.

That’s right – they faked the whole thing.

That leaves us with a few questions:

  1. Were there no other Muslims protesting the terrorists AT ALL having REAL demo’s that they could have photographed?
  2. Do they really hold us in such contempt that they think they can spoon-feed us Fake News, and we will just swallow it down?
  3. Why did they feel the need to orchestrate and report this fake demo as if it was a spontaneous event?
  4. What is their agenda?

As I have said before – Do not rely on one source of information to form your views. By all means watch CNN and the BBC, but take it with a pinch of salt and also seek other News outlets like Breitbart to gain another perspective.

No more Hashtags, No more Teddies and Flowers. Wake up for God’s sake, we are at WAR!

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Don’t you dare. Don’t you dare light a little votive candle or lay flowers. Don’t you dare place a fluffy teddy holding a heart shaped balloon at this “difficult time”.

Don’t you dare change your profile pic or tweet hashtags such as #StrongerTogether #LoveWins or believe that by tweeting #PrayFor… you have fulfilled your moral duty in combating this enemy we are facing.

Your pathetic, repetitive terrorist attack rituals are only adding insult to the deaths of the innocent. Pretty soon you’ll be buying flowers and teddies wholesale – in anticipation of the next attack, and the next attack, and the next….

It begs belief that I am still seeing people online saying “This has nothing to do with Islam…”

In the video above you can see one of the scenes from last nights terror attack on London Bridge where Police were storming a nearby bar in the search for the terrorists. At the end of the video you can hear one man shout “Muslim c***s” and another reply “Don’t shout that you F***ing idiot, it has nothing to do with Muslims.”

I do not condone the language of the first man, but I admit I watched open mouthed as the second man refused to make the link between Islamic Terror and Islam – while he was lying on the floor DURING and Islamic terror attack!!!! The Terrorists were shouting “This is for Allah!” for goodness sake!!!

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For all those who still think Islamic terror has nothing to do with Islam, I would suggest educating yourself further afield than what the BBC and Labour London Muslim Mayor Sidiq Kahn tell you. Sidiq tells us that he believes terror attacks are “part and parcel of living in a big city”. Exactly who’s side are you on Sidiq? Why aren’t you protecting us? Is this Taqiyya? (Taqiyya is an Islamic juridical term whose shifting meaning relates to when a Muslim is allowed, under Sharia law, to lie.)

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As I have explained before, Islam has no centrally approved teaching. There are different schools of thought and interpretation of texts which means that you can get a Mosque at one end of your road full of perfectly reasonable nice people who are happy to live alongside you peaceably, and another Mosque at the other end of your road where everyone wants to kill you. Certainly not all Muslims are bad, but many millions do subscribe to the vile Wahhabism and Salafism, and it is time you were able to distinguish who is who and what they believe. To defeat your enemy you must know him. Start learning HERE.

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Ariana Grande, queen of the Wrist Icicles, will perform her Tribute concert tonight in Manchester. I’m in no doubt she and the other “stars” who will join her on stage will be burying their uneducated heads in the sand, denying there is any link between Islam and Islamic terror. Instead they will be comforting themselves by waving teddies and shouting meaningless slogans like #StrongerTogether #LoveWins and (bizarrely) defending those who view her and the rest of us as kafir. (Kafir is a derogatory term in Islam which describes non-muslims as sub-human and hated by Allah.)

Wake Up. For God’s sake Wake Up. We are under attack. We are at War. We ain’t never gonna win a war with our heads in the sand and fluffy teddy bears sticking out of our politically correct backsides! For God’s sake WAKE UP!

*THE PROBLEM IS ISLAM* And that includes the inaction of the moderate nice Muslims. And if you disagree with me you might wanna just take a little look at this lady explaining why…

No more flowers. No more teddies. What we need now is action.

Last week it was reported in the UK press that Security sources have admitted as many as 23,000 individuals have come to their attention as possible terror suspects. It seems obvious to me that ANYONE who has links to terrorists in ANY WAY needs to be deported RIGHT NOW. If that means all 23,000 suspects then so be it.

We need to start deporting people who want to kill us on our own soil, or who have sympathy with those who want to kill us. This applies to anyone of any colour and any creed.

We need to start deporting people who preach hate in Mosques, and also those who go to listen to that hate. The Mosques need to be demolished and the people who subscribe to terrorist ideology need to be deported. It is no good sending these people to prison. The UK prisons are literally full of Islamic extremists who are on fertile ground for recruiting new members to their vile creed.

We need to start looking at who we are letting into our country through immigration, and tighten the rules at an exponential rate.

We need to start deporting racist Islamic pedophiles who have shown the most disgusting contempt for us and our children. We need to prosecute those who know about, shield, and turn a blind eye to the horrific sexual crimes committed by these men on the basis of political correctness.

We need to start deporting EVERYONE who looks on us as kafir. We saw that type of disgusting ideology in the middle of the 20th century when the Nazi’s looked upon themselves as superior, and everyone else as lesser human beings – especially the Jews who they regarded as sub-human.

Well, we beat those horrible Nazi F***ers and we will beat these horrible F***ers too!! (excuse my French).

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If the limp, impotent politicians are refusing to protect us than we are going to have to do it for ourselves until a new political party emerges that is not afraid to deal with this problem. Politicians are swayed by public opinion, so our greatest weapon right now is to talk.

Firstly educate yourself. Learn all you can about Radical Islam, moderate Islam and kafir, and why the powers that be in this country seem to laud Islam as being sacrosanct ie. no-one is allowed to criticize it. Why are they doing that?

Secondly, talk to your friends and family, your work colleagues and neighbors. It doesn’t have to be loud, just a quiet conversation in which you can express that you are no longer going to stand for this politically correct rubbish. You will be surprised how many will agree with you but are afraid to be the first to say it.

Get online and start joining the millions of other people who are no longer afraid to speak up against the completely biased media and their social engineering. The Media has so little power now. You can CHOOSE to bypass it and go straight to social media. Do not rely on one source of information to tell you the truth of what is going on. If you have to read the BBC and the Guardian then fine, but also read sites like Breitbart who will give an alternative view.

As a nation we will defeat this enemy. As a nation. Not by laying flowers and teddies, that will do absolutely nothing. We will defeat our enemy by naming it, knowing it, and having the courage to call it out at every opportunity. As a nation we will rediscover our identity and dignity. We are proud to be British! We will force the government to protect us – or we will elect a new government who will.

 

 

 

Ariana Grande vs Islamic Terror. I WANT BETTER FOR MY DAUGHTER THAN WRIST ICICLES!!!

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Manchester victim Saffie Rose Roussos, age 8.

Being in my late 30’s and not particularly ‘cool’, I had never actually heard of Ariana Grande. But after seeing Manchester victim Saffie Rose Roussos, age 8, who was so tragically killed I suddenly became emotionally involved. I have a daughter of a similar age and the thought of anything happening to her is simply unimaginable.

Saffie was taken to the concert by her Mum who is still in a coma and unaware of Saffie’s death. My heart breaks for her.

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Manchester victim Nell Jones, age 14.

I did think 8 was probably a little young to be going to a concert so late at night. It seems Ariana’s main target audience is pre-teen and teenagers such as Nell Jones, age 14, who was also tragically killed. Her family made a statement saying “We can’t wrap our children in cotton wool.”

These poor innocent kids.

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Ariana Grande.

From her appearance of ponytail or bunches with a cute little teenage fringe I assumed Ariana Grande was around 16. She is actually a very young looking very pretty 23 year old. I decided to look up Ariana’s website. It wasn’t pretty. It had a video of her latest song “Everyday” with two lesbians passionately removing each other clothes and making out in public. Later in the video a man in his 70’s rips open the shirt of a lady in her 70’s on a public bus completely exposing her bra, and then they start passionately kissing while Ariana looks at them, nodding her head in approval. In fact the entire video goes on in the same manner. The chorus is:

“He giving me that good shit
That make me not quit, that good shit
He giving me that good shit
That make me not quit, that good shit.”

Giving her the benefit of the doubt here, I decided that this was probably a bad representation of her as an artist and so decided to look up the lyrics of some of her other songs.

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I’m not sure a song about getting “railed so hard you can’t walk away” is appropriate for Ariana’s target audience of underage girls.

Later on the song says:

“This the new style with the fresh type of flow
Wrist icicle, ride dick bicycle
Come true yo, get you this type of blow
If you wanna menage I got a tricycle.”

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Ariana ‘grinding’ in the middle of two dancers during a live performance.

For those of you who (like me) had to google “wrist icicle” to find out what it means, then just don’t. I’ll save you the bother. It describes semen hanging off someones wrist once they have finished masturbating a man. “Ride dick bicycle” refers to the girl going on top, “blow” refers to either oral sex or cocaine and “menage…tricycle” refers to an orgy in which the girl is penetrated vaginally and/or anally and/or orally by several different men at the same time.

Ok I think we’ve heard enough.

Here she is again as a sweet little girl…

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I could go on, but I wont. I’ve made my point. I’m sure Ariana, who left the Catholic church because her brother is gay, is a very sweet person in real life, but her image, her lyrics and her stage show are obviously highly inappropriate for children. Her target audience is underage pre-teen and teenage girls. Saffie Rose Roussos was 8 years old and was taken to the concert by her Mother whom I can only assume did not know how explicit Ariana’s lyrics are.

Now you can call me a prude here, but it would be a cold day in Hell before I would let my beautiful daughter even listen to one of Ariana’s songs, let alone let her go to one of her hyper sexualised concerts. I WANT BETTER FOR MY DAUGHTER THAN WRIST ICICLES!!!

To make light of and normalise such depraved sexual behavior to underage girls is in my opinion nothing more than pedophilic grooming. We don’t see it as such because Ariana looks young and sweet and innocent, but just imagine for a second that those same lyrics were being sung to your underage daughter by a 45 year old man. Kinda changes everything doesn’t it?

Now watch this:

The man in this video clip said the leaflet given to him at Didsbury Mosque claimed “modesty, shame and honour have no place in Western civilisation”.

It is worth pointing out that Didsbury Mosque claims to be moderate, and was previously attended by the father of Salman Ramadan Abedi – the man who carried out the Manchester bomb attack.

It seems obvious to me that Salman Ramadan Abedi targeted the Ariana Grande concert because he believed it lacked modesty, shame and honour. His way of dealing with this was to go there and blow himself up – trying to take as many people as he could with him so as to win as many brownie points with Allah as possible. Hell seems too good a place for him.

But you see the problem, right? Ariana Grande just confirmed for Salman Ramadan Abedi, and everyone in Didsbury Mosque who agreed with and distributed that leaflet, that modesty, shame and honour have no place in Western civilisation.

I would say that going to that concert was possibly the most dangerous thing you could do as a young girl. If the Muslim terrorist didn’t destroy you from the outside, the depravity of Ariana’s lyrics and hyper sexualised stage show would destroy you from the inside.

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” – John 10:10

The solution to all of these completely overwhelming, insurmountable issues and problems has a name, and that name is Jesus Christ. He is the only way forward in this morally broken and diabolically threatened society in which we live. His mercy and forgiveness is available to ALL, right now, and it is YOUR responsibility to start making that known.

 

 

I’m in Facebook Jail for criticizing a Muslim rape gang.

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I woke this morning to find that I had been put in Facebook jail. My crime? I shared an article from the Daily Mail news website which was reporting on the fact that the Muslim rape gangs that we have seen in areas such as Rotherham and Oxford were still active in large parts of the country. You can read the article here:

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Top row left to right: Abdul Rauf, Hamid Safi, Mohammed Sajid and Abdul Aziz; Bottom row left to right: Abdul Qayyum, Adil Khan, Mohammed Amin and Kabeer Hassan were the others jailed for a combined 77 years with Ahmed over the offences

When posting the article I stated that these men are “racist pedophiles”, because they only target underage white girls. I explained that the men saw these girls as less than human (kufir) because they were white, non-muslims, and that is how they see you and your family too.

I stated the facts. It was not hateful, it was truthful. Apparently it is politically incorrect to state these facts, and so Facebook decided to put me in jail for it.

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The day before I read that a good and faithful priest – Father John Higgins, had been put in Facebook jail. His friend – Greg Stone, wrote an open letter to Facebook’s Board of Driectiors:

“…The pastor posted a short, historical account of the invasion of Europe by Islam. It conveyed accurate material that can be found in any college-level history book. The post did not violate any decency standards but rather conveyed historical facts.
FB’s suspension of an account, even on a temporary basis, for “the crime” of posting history presented in an academic and respectful manner crosses a major line.
The line that FB crossed became important to me years ago when I directed the original fundraising film, A Campaign to Remember, for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
My motivation for directing the film can be summed up by George Santayana’s well-known quote: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” While history is sometimes not pleasant to consider, we risk our future if we choose blindness.
In the same way those who refuse to acknowledge the historical reality of the Holocaust are deniers—Holocaust deniers—those who refuse to acknowledge Islam’s history are also deniers.
In both cases, when ad hoc censors bury the lessons of history we risk reliving the horrors of the past…”

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Since the Manchester Islamist killed Britain’s children last week, I have had dozens of people privately message me saying that they agree with how I am standing up to Islamic terror and bullying in general, but that they are afraid or unable to say anything themselves. Last night I even had a Police officer contact me:

“Hi Clare – I just read your posts relating to Islam and the people who’ve contacted you privately to agree.
I want to add my own name to the list, and thank you for your openness, something often penalised in reference to certain topics – not least the problems with Islam.
I’m a police officer and as such I can have no comments on my Facebook page bringing attention to what I consider to be the enormous and worsening problem with Islam and extremists . Many thanks for speaking up, being courageous – when you knew you could get online abuse from your comments !”

This police officer would loose their job if they posted that publicly.

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I think it is pretty safe to say that the mood has changed drastically since the Manchester attack. Normal ordinary people have had enough. And Facebook has openly proved itself to be no friend of free speech – and even seems to be suppressing factual information if it critcises Islam in any way – yet they can’t seem to intercept the accounts of terrorists…

The way forward is to speak up on several different communication platforms. This puts the platforms in competition with each other for users. That way the truth will never be able to be suppressed because people will eventually gravitate to the platform which allows the freest speech.

It takes courage to speak up – but when enough people do it it becomes a case of “I am Spartacus”.

The truth will out. Do not be afraid!!

My Summer in Nice: 84 people dead, and everyone is concerned about “Burkini rights”.

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By Alison Figueiredo.
We arrived in Nice at the beginning of the summer around June in order to take care of my father who lives here and who suffered a stroke. My four year old son and I alongside my now frail mother faced this enormous challenge head on and with as much courage as we could muster. But without the Catholicism of Nice I perhaps would not have made it through this Summer with so much resting on my shoulders.
I’ve been blessed with this soothing balm. The church bells calling out every day on most streets, the beautiful baroque churches in the old town, the stunning Franciscan monastery in Cimiez where I take refuge after every painful visit with my beloved father, the sung Old Rite masses and daily rosary. Christian Estrosi the Mayor of the Region wished us all a Happy Feast of the Assumption on his FB page. Can we ever imagine a London Mayor doing that?
I feel very at home with Catholicism here. The slow steady rise of French Catholicism has not gone unnoticed in the mainstream either. I love attending Tridentene mass here, full of young families and led by the beautiful Penitents Rouges. Today was particularly special, celebrated by a recently ordained priest. One of 12 ordained in July by Cardinal Burke, 8 of whom were French.
On the 14th July we waited for the traditional fireworks across the road and my son fidgeted with excitement at attending. Then, mercifully as it turns out, he fell asleep. Around 11 I went onto the balcony to clear away plant pots buffeted by the mistral and heard screams I will never forget. The buzzer went repeatedly, I answered but no one responded. My blood ran cold. Something wasn’t right.
After a series of panicked phone calls from family telling us they could see our hallway on Fox News we switched on the TV to see the dark blue entrance of our building filled with screaming people, families and children panicking and clamouring to escape another Islamic terrorist attack. Right on our doorstep. The white lorry used to mow down and kill over 80 people – some of whom were babies still in their pushchairs, came to a stop right outside our building. For a day afterwards we were in lockdown as the army scoped out the underground parking area beneath our building believing a group of terrorists had used it to hide. It was terrifying and for two nights I slept in front of the inside of the front door to block it and protect my mother and child.
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Outside our building: My son watches people lay flowers on the bloodstains.

A month on and Already it’s forgotten by the world. The orphaned children, the many with life changing disabilities, the grief of parents,  the bloodstains which remain across the road and pavement which were never removed, thousands of teddy bears, thousands of Catholic Church candles scattered along the Promenade. The world has already moved on anaesthetised to the violence, Facebook profiles switched back to normal.
The focus at the end of the Summer has turned to the hurt sensibilities of the Muslim community. The anger now directed at Islamophibes. Frankly, realising how close my son and I came to death, having spoken to neighbours traumatised at escaping with their lives and protecting their handicapped daughter, reading the endless lists of global victims after these attacks, I freely admit I’m phobic. Because like Christian Estrosi, I too fear Salafism (an Islamic movement based on a literal reading of the Quran) and have long been familiar with its malign influences on Islam in Europe, it’s insidious grip on Muslim youth and culture. And like many in France, a country battered by a series of attacks, I feel there is next to nothing to convince me that mainstream Islam is anything other than at fault for its very own failure to challenge it. Islam has become more so than ever before a political force waging a cultural war as well as violent jihad. These so called groups challenging Islamophobia are merely Salafism by stealth.
As far back as the 90s the undercurrent of Salafism has reshaped Islam in France. When I undertook a research project on it for my University degree I recall the interviews with Imams conducted in living rooms bereft of furniture, sat cross legged on the floor, dreaming of the Caliphate. I could sense the unease of my Algerian university friend who had abandoned Islam and become an apostate and atheist, expressing endless concern for the religion his parents practised versus that of their increasingly agitated children.
French feminism supported by Muslim women has since mostly swung behind the various veil debates in opposition to the veil, supporting veil bans, in stark contrast to the rest of western feminists. They’ve been rightly vocal about the atrocities committed on women in the suburbs who fail to dress appropriately. They’ve even had the courage to recognise that some women will dress to make a statement of Salafist intent rather than express any element of faith. French Research backs this up.
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Eventually we re-emerged onto the Nice beaches and tried to carry on. The weight of the hospital visits and terrorism meant the beaches and pools were an important break with my son. And that’s when I first noticed the Burqini. A direct flight from Dubai to Nice has increased wealthy Muslim visitors and they bring with them this bizarre woman eviscerating swimsuit. The husbands bear all. Their prepubescent daughters are forced into a similar child’s version which stops at the knees instead of the ankles, while their brothers wear trunks. It is therefore no surprise to me at all to see France challenge this latest cultural drive.
France is hurting after so many grotesque attacks. It is concerned at how to crush the grip of Salafism. It’s politicians broadly represent the views of its citizens rather than working to silence them.
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The imam (of course) who circulated the picture of nuns on the beach has helped create enough confusion that even the vice mayor of Nice wound up ludicrously cornered over the issue of nuns habits and clumsily attempted to bat the issue away. And presumably the Habits of the Penitents Rouges of Nice. But Estrosi, the French Prime Minister and Sarkozy are all crystal clear.

“There is, firstly, political Islam, which exploits a religion that is the fact of a few. The burkini is not a religious sign, it is the affirmation in the public space for political Islamism”  – F. Valls – French Prime Minister.

And the president of the Islamic organisations if France makes clear it is not Islamic dress for modesty.
“I say that the Burkini is not part of the Muslim Faith.” – National President of the Union of Islamic Organisations of France
The burqini is not required religious dress. It is a political uniform. It is an act of communautarism as Estrosi went to lengths to indicate.  It is an obvious middle finger to society around them, anti woman in the message it sends just like the chador and niqab – that it is a woman’s responsibility to manage at all times the apparently unrelenting desires of infidel men.
Unlike nuns who submit their lives to God this is about submitting to the will of your husband who lays claim to your body, or pronouncing your admiration for that concept to the world even while women across the world suffer under Salafist groups who mandate it. When this matter is put to debate in Parliament this issue of habits versus burqini will become clearer. I also expect them to address the rise in the chador here for the same reasons. Put simply. These are the simple but worthy values of France and of the West. Accept them.
As I witnessed, but didn’t photograph and share on Twitter, one wife who dipped her feet in the kids pool without the proscribed attire was pulled rudely from the pool by her husband, beaten and made to go change. Another simply got into the kids pool wearing her trainers, which was incredibly unsanitary.
I also strongly suspect the initial incident and outrage was fabricated. A woman in a burqini sits on the beach stones, alone with no husband, not mat, no towel, no bag and is curiously photographed by long zoom lense? Oh please.
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A Burkini set-up?

Yes the police here are heavily armed at the moment so approaching her in the manner that they did was quite wrong.  Frankly though it’s equally outrageous to me to be forced to explain to my son why heavily armed soldiers in full combats need to patrol the Promenade all day long. People getting ants in their pants about the police being armed can hop it. They’re keeping us safe if that’s alright with you.
Catholics addressing the issue of modesty in the face of raunch culture beware, certainly there’s a discussion to be had about how we tackle raunch culture. But the burquni is not the answer. In fact this region is not the bare all anything goes region it once was. I’m curious that no one ever picked up on the story of the young London woman asked to put her bikini top back on with quite the same fury as they did the burqini.
Finally, No-one is suggesting women cannot dress to feel comfortable for the beach. I’ve never had any issues in dressing so that I feel modest, cool, comfortable and able to swim. I don’t need to make a statement to do it. Especially when that statement is frankly as sexualising as nudity. It screams I’m a sexual being – look at me. Highly immodest.
In France various mayors have defied the lower court order entirely and continue to maintain the bans. Particularly here in Nice where Estrosi could not care less about the latest reaction to his temporarily banning photographing the police. Apparently many of the burqa clad families have moved next door to Italy for some peace and quiet because the Italian mayors are more accommodating, where the same families are also now requesting separate beach shower facilities for Muslim women (Nice matin).
Oh Italy! The salafists are winning this war. They’re successfully hoodwinking many Europeans and have them dancing around on their behalves. Don’t be such utter obsequious fools.

The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church!

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I have found myself really mourning Fr. Hamel. A sweet, kind old priest whom I have never met – yet I still call “Father”.

I have cried real tears today because they killed my gentle old Father.

Father Jacques Hamel was killed in the same manner as his patron, Saint James, on his Feast day. Saint James, one of the twelve Apostles, was martyred by beheading in the year 44.

It is hard to see through the pain of such an event, but today, as I went to the church to pray it started to make sense.

There were a lot of people in the church today. Lots more than usual. And I didn’t recognize them. But they were there to pray. So we all knelt alongside each other, grieving our poor French Father.

I began to wonder how many people all around the world have been moved by his death? How many have visited a church today to pray or light a candle? How many have raised their hearts and minds to God – even just to ask “Why?”. It is still a prayer.

Perhaps the answer to that question lies in the fact that they have begun to talk to God. Perhaps a gentle old priest, beheaded during an ordinary morning Mass is enough to shake people out of their comfort zones and realise that evil is real, God is real, and death comes when we least expect it.

Through his brutal matyrdom, Fr. Hamel continues in death his essential work as a priest – to draw souls to Christ. And this gives his death meaning and purpose, and great glory to God!

Tertullian really was right when he said “The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church!”

Rest in peace dear Father. Santo Subito!

Dear LGBT Community, Come to Jesus and know how much you are loved.

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Orlando 2016

Dear LGBT community,

Come to Jesus and know how much you are loved. Every Christian is a sinner. The Church is just made up of a whole bunch of sinners in need of a saviour. So if you are a sinner too, you are gonna fit in just fine! Jesus doesn’t like people who point fingers at other people’s sin. When he saved a young woman from being stoned to death he looked at the crowed of accusers around her and told them:

“When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, “Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.”” – (John 8:7)

Let me tell you about God…

God loves His children UNCONDITIONALLY. He loves you and me so much that He sent His only son Jesus to die on a cross to pay the price for our sins. He did this because He wants you and me to be with Him for all eternity after we die. He created you unique, special, beautiful, one of a kind.

“Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered.” – (Luke 12:7)

For You created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mother’s womb.  I praise you God, because I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” – (Psalm 139)

Come and find out more about this love.

We are all sinners. Jesus wants to forgive us and set us free. He wants us to see ourselves through His eyes, so we can realise how much we are loved. Not once we decide to leave our old lives behind and follow Him, but RIGHT NOW. He loves you RIGHT NOW.

“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” – (Romans 5:8)

Come to Jesus. Come and find out about how much He loves you. Come and find out about His mercy and forgiveness.

The terror attack in Orlando was a hate crime. It was carried out by a man who had learned to hate himself. He believed his religion hated him because he too was experiencing same-sex attraction.

If only he could have known the truth about how much he was loved by Jesus – even in the depths of his hate and despair, he was still loved. He didn’t know how much He was loved.

It is too late now. I commit him, and all those who were killed in the club that night to the mercy of God. They all now stand face to face with their creator. One day, we all will stand face to face with our creator.

You are angry, of course. But please don’t let that anger grow into hate. Instead come and learn about Love as you have never known it before.

God has a plan for your life. He wants you back. Turn to Jesus now and begin the most incredible relationship of your life.

Jesus, I don’t know who you are. Everything I’ve been taught about you doesn’t seem to make sense anymore. How can you love me when I am a sinner? How can you do that? I have turned my back on God many times  in my life Jesus. I want to come to you. Help me come to you and give my heart to you. I want to know who I am through your eyes. I want to know about Your love, Your mercy, Your forgiveness. I want to know how much you love me.

For all those affected by same-sex attraction please visit https://couragerc.org/

 

Christianity is the answer.

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I was watching my 2 year old playing along side a little muslim boy in the soft play center today and for some reason I started thinking “Those two will never be able to marry”. A strange thought considering they are both babies – but I’m right aren’t I? For them to be able to marry, one of them would have to convert to the others religion – or they would both have to renounce their religions. Whichever way it would cause enormous upset to both families. However at this toddler age, they can play together just fine. I smile at his headscarf wearing mother, and she smiles back. But we both know the score.

My 6 year old came home from school recently and told me confused that a muslim child had told her that “Jesus is a slave.” I had to compose myself before answering her. I quietly asked her “Who do we say that Jesus is?” she answered “The Son of God!”  I told her “That’s right!” .  And at 6 years old, that is enough – enough for today at least. There have been other questions about why so-and-so is not baptised and I tell her “Because their parents don’t understand why it is important. But hopefully they will realise for themselves when they are older.” And in the back of my mind I have to take control of the unpleasant thought: ‘I wish so-and-so was not in my daughter’s class.’

That, of course, is not a very inclusive or politically correct thought to have. What we have all be told by the powers that be is that multiculturalism is a good thing. Diversity is a good thing. And if you say otherwise it means that you are a racist and a bigot and you are basically Hitler – or at least that is what the militant lefties tell you. They probably learned that from this book when they were kids 😉 :

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But i’m afraid that is just not true. I’m not a racist or a bigot. What I am is a realist. It is obvious to me that two cultures of completely opposing beliefs are never going to fully integrate. We can live alongside each other with tolerance and respect, but we are never going to fully integrate. What multiculturalism has done is to set up a community of tension. It also serves to destroy national identity, because to be proud of your country and of your country’s faith heritage would be (according to the secularists) terribly offensive to those of other races or faiths.

Baloney.

This secular apologetic, pathetic attitude, along with the encouraged steady loss of morality and the wanton destruction of everything Christian has been the fertile ground in which the seeds of radical Islam has been firmly planted. And they have surely and steadily grown – and continue to do so. No government has effectively tackled the root cause of the problem. No government has had the balls to do so, because to do so would be to admit that all their efforts at multiculturalism and integration over the last 20 or so years has been at best a catastrophic failure, and at worst a co-ordinated and planned attack on Christian Europe and the UK. The problem is Islam. And still, still no-one in power is brave enough to stand up and say so. Mr. Cameron, Ms. Merkel, Mr Hollande, Mr Obama? Anyone? No.

Ask any vaguely educated Muslim and they will be able to tell you that the big issue within Islam is that there is no central teaching. In very much the same way that Protestantism works, each Imam is able to interpret the Qu’ran as he sees fit. And any man can set himself up as an Imam. This leaves the door wide open for misinterpretation of scripture. In Protestantism the end result of this is groups like Westbro Baptist Church. In Islam you get ISIS.

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Al-Azhar University

And though President Obama and other Western leaders have persistently attempted to divorce the ISIS from the religion of Islam, some influential members of the Muslim community apparently disagree. A report from 2014 notes that Egypt’s oldest Islamic university, Al-Azhar University, refuses to declare ISIS heretical to Islam.

The Al-Monitor’s Ahmed Fouad details the “honorable” Al-Azhar university’s official declarations concerning ISIS, which it refuses to condemn as apostate, or heretical to the teachings of Islam.

Back in Dec of 2014, the university issued a statement refusing to declare ISIS apostates. “No believer can be declared an apostate, regardless of his sins,” read the university’s statement, which was issued shortly after some interpreted an influential Nigerian Muslim authority as having pronounced the group heretical, which the university strongly denied.

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Now let me just make myself perfectly clear on something. I do not have issue with muslim people as such – but with their creed. It is what is written in the Qu’ran that I have the major problem with. People are made by God, for God, and people can change. Ideology cannot change, and what is written in the book can’t change. The fact that several verses in the Quran tell muslims to go kill their enemies does not sit well with me. In Christianity we are told to find ways to love our enemies – not kill them.

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Islam is the problem. Each muslim sect of course claims to be the correct one with the correct interpretation. And in some ways I actually find sympathy with those who are taking the radical path. After all – I am called to be a radical Christian. I understand this desire to give ones all to their faith. I also understand the desire to adhere to what is orthodox. It seems to me that the islamic radicals are simply adhering more closely to what it actually says in the Qu’ran, than the moderate muslims who are more ‘flexible’ in implementing their religious zeal. But is this radicalisation doing more harm to Islam than good?

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Islam will reportedly become the world’s largest religion 55 years from now based on recent projections, but could the barbarous practices of the ISIS actually undermine the growth of the world’s Muslim population?

According to a recent Pew Research Center study, Christianity and Islam will be near parity by 2050, with Christians expected to comprise 31.4 percent of the planet’s population against 29.7 percent who follow Islam. The study said Islam will grow more than twice as fast as any other major religion over the next half century because muslims generally have a higher fertility rate than the contraceptive loving Europeans.

However, Muslims frightened by the inhumane acts by the ISIS are now questioning their faith, and presumably considering to leave it. This is backed by testimonies from missionaries working in the Islamic world who noted the large scale of Muslims who have converted to Christianity in the last 14 years since the devastating Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the US. The number of converts in the recent period, they said, is greater than during the entire 14 centuries of Islamic history.

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Brother Rachid

“Many Muslims are saying, ‘If ISIS is Islam, I’m leaving.’ Some are becoming atheists,” said Brother Rachid, who hosts a Christian program reaching Muslims called “Daring Questions” in Arabic language. “There is a huge wave of atheism in the Arab world right now and many are turning to Jesus Christ. Islam was never faced with this crisis before…Islam is going to collapse,” added Brother Rachid, whose father is a Moroccan imam who lived as a secret Christian convert for 15 years.

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Pastor Fouad Rasho

This is also the case in Angered Alliance Church in Sweden. Pastor Fouad Rasho, who has  in the last few years baptized more than a hundred former Muslims, maintained that ISIS causes many Muslims to come to Jesus. But most converts keep their shift in religion a secret, fearing for their lives and for being an outcast. Imram (not his real name), a British college student from a Pakistani immigrant family, said leaving Islam is tough:

“If someone leaves Islam and becomes an apostate, he is thrown out of his family; his family will be the first ones to abandon him,” he said. “(But) Every week I meet one or more persons who come to me and want to know more about Christianity and the Bible because they are very angry about being a Muslim. They don’t want to continue to be Muslim….His friends will reject him and he will be killed or he will be persecuted. A lot of my friends said, ‘This is the last time I’m talking to you because you disrespected the prophet Mohammed, you disrespected Islam.'”

 

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The liberation of women?

When Nassim Ben Iman came with his parents to Germany as immigrants from a Muslim nation, he remembers thinking that if Germany is a Christian nation, then Christianity is a dead, sinful religion. “So nakedness on the television is because of the Christian religion. Living together not married is because of the Christian religion.” Nassim recalled thinking. Of course what Nassim was witnessing was not the fault of Christianity, but the wanton destruction of Christian values and morality in general that europe has experienced over the last century. Thankfully Nassim discovered the truth and  has since converted to Christianity. “When the people understand who Jesus is, they will love Him and follow Him more and more. And when the Muslims understand more and more what Mohammed is, what the Koran is, what the history is, then they will go farther and farther away from Islam,”

Surely Europe, with is 80 million muslim migrant influx should be promoting Christianity to those arriving on its shores? But sadly the European militant secularists have seen to it that almost every last shred of Christian heritage has being destroyed, or at least suppressed from the national identity of Europeans. Because of this spiritual and moral void, politically correct Europe has become the perfect fertile ground in which the shoots of radical Islam can flourish. I really truly can understand why young European Muslims feel trapped between secularist atheism and radical Islam. But some are finding hope in Christianity.

Let us not be afraid to confront the twin demons of radical Islam and radical secularism, and offer the solution of Christianity to the poor lost souls who are victims of both.

 

Sources:

http://www.dailywire.com/news/2161/islams-oldest-university-says-isis-are-not-james-barrett

http://www.breakingchristiannews.com/articles/display_art.html?ID=16080