The Western Backlash Against Islam

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Re: The Western Backlash Against Islam

Post by neverfail » Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:06 am

Cassowary, I would basically endorse Milo's take on Elizabeth the First. With the addendum that it might not have been pure greed that prompted this lady to unleash her licenced pirates on the Spanish main.

The flow of tributary gold and silver from Spain's American colonies made the Spanish royal court the richest in Europe. With that it made Spain militarily the most powerful in Europe: its power mitigated only because of the diverse territories and diffuse interests that Spain controlled. England by contrast was a mere minnow in terms of its ability to marshal military power even in its own defence. Every shipload of Spanish precious metals seized on the high seas therefore weakened her nemesis King Philip of Spain and correspondingly strengthened Elizabeth's ability to pay the cost of England's maritime defences.

No! Queen Elizabeth never declared a holy war against Catholics though her predecessor on the throne came close to that in her efforts to purge protestants from all positions of power and influence in her realm. Queen Mary wanted no obstacles to impede her ambition to bring England fully into the Spanish sphere of influence. Bearing in mind that Queen Mary Tudor was herself the daughter of a Spanish princess (Queen Catherine of Aragon, first wife of King Henry the VIII and regarded by The Church as the only legitimate marriage partner Henry ever had). She was rather fond of her Spanish relatives and even married her first cousin, His Catholic Majesty King Philip, by proxy.

At this point the reader might begin to understand why King Philip always regarded England as being rightfully his own. From the time she was thrust on the throne Elizabeth was embroiled in a very high stakes game.

Having acknowledged that, there were other powers in Europe that treated attacks on enemy shipping and seizure of their assets as a kind of holy war. I recall that David Goldman even mentioned this (citing the Dutch as a prime example) in one of his Spengler essays.

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Re: The Western Backlash Against Islam

Post by cassowary » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:45 am

Neverfail,

Thanks so much for taking the trouble to write that illuminating post. But we should be getting back on topic about the backlash against Islam.

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Hungary opening army base at border to stop refugees

Post by cassowary » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:49 am

How about this for backlash against Islam.

https://www.jihadwatch.org/2017/03/hung ... p-migrants

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Or this?

Post by cassowary » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:51 am

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/n ... ms-remarks

Story in a nutshell.

A radical imam in Singapore was praying for victory against infidels. A good Muslim (to us) reported him to the police and put a video on Facebook.

NUS academic Khairuddun Aljunied thought the good Muslim is a bad Muslim for betraying the Muslim community and chided him in his blog. So now he is suspended from NUS. His name is Khairuddin Aljunued, the same one who attacked Raffles. See my earlier posts.

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Re: The Western Backlash Against Islam

Post by Jim the Moron » Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:26 pm

"UN Security Council adopts resolution protecting heritage"
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/wor ... 24202.html

These barbaric acts of destruction, whether in South Asia, the Middle East, or Africa, are uniformly perpetrated by mouth-breathing, knuckle-dragging Muslim savages. Of course, there is no mention of that in the AFP account.

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Re: The Western Backlash Against Islam

Post by Jim the Moron » Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:46 pm

"Poll: 61% of French believe Islam is not compatible with French society"

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340 ... 28,00.html

And for good reason . . .

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Re: The Western Backlash Against Islam

Post by Doc » Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:04 pm

Jim the Moron wrote:
Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:46 pm
"Poll: 61% of French believe Islam is not compatible with French society"

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340 ... 28,00.html

And for good reason . . .
While a similar majority in Germany still support Merkle's immigration policies. After 911 Germans were against the US invasion of Afghanistan as I recall as well.
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Re: The Western Backlash Against Islam

Post by Milo » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:37 pm

In my view nobody cries genocide more often, and with less reason, than Muslims.

In Burma a Muslim ethnic group, abandoned by the Umma, blames the non-Muslim government of a country they are not from for their plight and because that government responded aggressively to some of them committing terrorist attacks, the accusations of genocide fly!

Sound familiar?

Aung San Suu Kyi: No ethnic cleansing of Myanmar Muslim minority
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-39507350

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Re: The Western Backlash Against Islam

Post by Doc » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:09 am

Milo wrote:
Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:37 pm
In my view nobody cries genocide more often, and with less reason, than Muslims.

In Burma a Muslim ethnic group, abandoned by the Umma, blames the non-Muslim government of a country they are not from for their plight and because that government responded aggressively to some of them committing terrorist attacks, the accusations of genocide fly!

Sound familiar?

Aung San Suu Kyi: No ethnic cleansing of Myanmar Muslim minority
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-39507350
illiberalism is a part of Muslim tribalism every bit as much as it is with the American left

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