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Now They Tell Us

RHSimard Wrote: Sep 26, 2012 1:41 AM
Regarding one of the good points in this article: When the Muslim Saladin reigned, Muslims, Christians and Jews lived very nicely within his jurisdiction. The Q'aran did not read any differently then, yet Saladin did not feel it necessary or even appropriate to slaughter the "infidels." If Saladin could be that progressive (in the true sense of the word), why is it so hard for today's Muslims to appreciate that? (Yes, it's a rhetorical question.)

At first, anybody who recognized the murderous assault on the American consulate in Benghazi as a terrorist attack didn't know what he was talking about. It was just the result of a spontaneous demonstration that got out of hand. It was all the fault of a shadowy little video that had taken the Prophet Mohammed's name in vain. It had provoked the violence. The attack couldn't have been planed in advance. Or anticipated, either.

From the White House press secretary to our ambassador at the United Nations, that was the official line and the whole administration stuck to it. For a...