Here is a thorough and generally accurate report on my talk in Memphis from ACT of Jonesboro, Arkansas. I don’t use the word “Islamists,” and could quibble a bit about other matters, but this is in the main a reliable and detailed account, and I thank him for it: “Robert Spencer Speaks At ACT! for America In Memphis,” from actjonesboroar, June 18:
Burkasrugly recently had the pleasure of hearing Jihad Watch director Robert Spencer speak to the Memphis chapter of ACT! for America, and was granted a personal interview with him. Here is Part 1 of several installments. Enjoy.
There are a few brave souls who are on the front lines of the war against the
encroachment of the smothering totalitarian political system called Islam. One of those heroes, Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch, spoke to a group ACT! for America members in Memphis last Wednesday.
Robert Spencer talks to ACT! for America members in Memphis
Spencer is like a walking encyclopedia of knowledge about anything Islamic. He explained to the group that Islam is the only religion in the world that is also a political system. It is a total way of life that covers all behavior including politics. Spencer pointed out that this is problematic for free people — especially Americans -because Islam teaches something totally different than American law.
The so-called Religion of Peace is very deceitful. They may have a few verses about peace, love, and lollipops, but itmeans [sic] they are only sweet and nice to OTHER MUSLIMS. While they are merciful to each other, they are ruthless to infidels (that’s us folks). Spencer said that in Saudi Arabia and Iran if someone kills a Muslim the punishment is much harsher than if they kill a non-Muslim. The customary practice of paying blood money to the victim’s family even reflects the disparity as blood money is less for non-Muslims.
Spencer said that according to Islamists, the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights is flawed. Islamic countries have formulated their own rules on human rights. They say the right to life has to be qualified. They have particular problems with Article 18 of the Declaration of Human Rights. That article guarantees freedom of conscience and basically says that people should be able to change their religion or have no religion at all. In the U.S. we take this for granted. However, in Islam, changing religion is grounds for the death penalty.
Spencer also said that sex slaves are guaranteed in the Koran. He pointed to a verse (Koran 4:3) that says that a man can have four wives plus “captives his right hands posses.” In the last couple of weeks a Kuwait woman proposed that Russian and Chechnyan Muslims should capture non-Muslim women and make slaves of them. Spencer emphasized that there is no American version of Islam — this is the same Islam that we have in the U.S. Women are essentially relegated to the status of commodities.
He acknowledged that these things are unpleasant, but must be made known to the public. He said that Mohammed was 54 years-old when he consummated his marriage with a 9 year-old girl. Muslims consider Mohammed to be an excellent example of conduct, and the supreme guide for their lives. This is why there are so many marriages (a pedophile’s dream) to little girls in the Islamic world….