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There are hundreds of fatwas issued condemning violence

To The Daily Sun,
Once again, the Lakes Region’s own winner of the Dunning-Kruger Human Waste Award and Gilford’s own village idiot Steve Earle, presented us with another poisonous spray of blind hate, bigotry and insufferable, arrogant ignorance.
Mr. Earle mocks Alan Vervaeke’s friendship with Muslims in his life. He says Alan’s Muslim friends can’t be representative of the typical Muslim when that is what is most likely. He heard that about Muslims on Fox News and Breitbart where they churn out useful idiots daily. Mr. Earle is so filled with the darkness of hatred that he can’t imagine that it is minority of Muslims that commit terror and that terror is mostly against other Muslims. Steve is too stupid to realize that. He has drunk the punch.
Most Muslims just want to work hard and support their families in peace. That would be more than a billion of them. In 2016 alone, 12,000 Iraqis were killed by extremists. The victims were mostly Muslims. Since 9/11 there have been over 100 fatwas issued condemning terror and violence. A fatwa is a legal pronouncement, a religious decree issued by clerics, scholars, and experts on Islamic law.
One of the latest major fatwas was issued last spring when almost 70,000 Muslim clerics came together to pass a fatwa against global terrorist organizations including the Taliban, al-Qaida and ISIS. According to The Times of India, almost 1.5 million attendees signed a document protesting global terrorist activity at the annual gathering of South Asian Sunni Muslims.
This year, the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada, along with 37 other Muslim leaders of various Muslim sects across Canada issued a fatwa from Calgary condemning followers of ISIS as non-Muslims. Last year more than 120 Muslim scholars from around the world wrote an open letter to the “fighters and followers” of ISIS and denounced them as un-Islamic. On Sept. 11, 2013, 165 Somali religious leaders concluded a five-day National Conference on Extremism in Mogadishu by issuing a fatwa condemning al-Shabaab.
In 2013, Muslim scholars of the Sunni Ittehad Council in Pakistan issued a collective fatwa against suicide bombings, the killing of innocents, bombings, and targeted killings declaring them as forbidden. In 2011, the 512-page “Fatwa on Terrorism and Suicide Bombings” was published by Minhaj-ul-Quran Publications declaring terrorism and suicide bombings are unjust and evil. In 2008, 6,000 Ulama Islamic scholars in India endorsed a fatwa that declared that all forms of terrorism are against the spirit of Islam.
In 2005. Spanish Muslims proclaimed a fatwa against Osama Bin Laden. Issued by Mansur Escudero Bedate, secretary general of the Islamic Commission of Spain, it decrees that Bin Laden and “his” al-Qaida had abandoned their religion and should thus be called “al-Qaida terrorists” without using the adjective “Islamic.” Also in 2005, the Fiqh Council of North America issued a Fatwa against providing support to “terrorist” groups that make up their own rules by unjustifiably referring to Islam.
The facts are not going to influence bigots and fools but most people realize that the ordinary Muslim is just as shocked as we are by the violence. They have suffered far far more than we have at the hands of terrorists. For a list of hundreds of fatwas and statement against violence by Muslim clerics and scholars, see Fatwas & Statements by Muslim Scholars & Organizations:
http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslim_voices_against_extremism_and_terrorism_part_i_fatwas/0012209
And Steve, it made me very happy that the U.S. didn’t veto the U.N. resolution. Israel has gone dark with its right-wing regime.
James Veverka
Tilton

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United Nations always was and still is a 'basket of deplorables'

To The Daily Sun,

John Kerry assured us that the United States' abstention from a vote to condemn Israel was all about preserving the goal of a peaceful, two state solution. The man some call "Lurch" is not qualified to be a politician in Transylvania and yet he is our Secretary of State, mouthpiece for the man in the Oval Office. Yes, that would be Barack Obama, lover of the corrupt United Nations and the man who has always been "warm for the form" for Marxist revolutionaries.

Why isn't John Kerry merely the manservant for the Addam's Family? And wouldn't it be nice if Barack Obama was merely the fictional character, Dr. Frankenstein, unable to actually transform Uncle Sam into a Marxist monster? Why has the United Nations spent more time and money heaping criticism on Israel than on ghastly human rights violators such as North Korea? "North Korea's forced labor camps have now existed twice as long as the Soviet Gulag and twelve times longer than Nazi concentration camps," reports Lloyd Billingsley of frontpagemag.com. Under the nuclear weapons threatening rule of Kim Jong-Un(hinged), North Korea aids terrorist groups and kidnaps foreign nationals while threatening to incinerate South Korea whenever it gets "in a mood."

Did the United Nations ever follow through on its condemnation of communist China for human rights violations against Tibet? Lloyd intones that this communist occupation has outlasted the dictatorship of Fidel Castro. That would be the man that the progressive left applauded for his educational and medical reforms when he passed away. I am not kidding because many of them really did, but I digress.

Remember when the Khmer Rouge from 1975-79, killed one-fourth of the Cambodian population, or 2 million people, including thousands of babies by smashing their heads against a tree. Or how about forcing prisoners to dig their own graves before clubbing them to death to save on bullets. It's all in the book, "Murder of a Gentle Land: The Untold Story of Communist Genocide in Cambodia." Lloyd says the U.N. dithered until 1988 before condemning the Khmer Rouge and yet still never brought most of the perpetrators to justice. Does the United Nations or President Obama care?

My good friend and amateur historian, Gene Danforth has written to us about Alger Hiss, Stalinist spy in our government and key U.N. architect. In Barry Rubin's, "Silent Revolution," Hiss selected some 250 employees. And that from 1972 to 1982, the Secretary General of the United Nations was a Nazi war criminal. Kurt Waldheim served in units that "executed thousands of Yugoslav citizens and deported thousands of Greek Jews to death camps from 1942 to 1944." "Kurt the Killer" lied to the U.N. about his actions and that was apparently good enough for the United Nations. Think that bothers our commander-in-chief, or does he even know about this history? I doubt Frank Marshall Davis or his college professors told him.

And how about UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)? Amabou-Mahtar M'Bow, a Muslim from Senegal was in charge of this organization when his primary major cause was "preserving the Islamic heritage of Jerusalem," according to a book he co-authored, "Islam and Muslims in the American continent." Mr. Billingsley reports that, "UNESCO funded the PLO and violent Marxist movements around the world" and gave cover for a dozen KGB spies. The publication, French L'Express described M'Bow as a "megalomaniac despot." Ronald Reagan pulled us out of UNESCO in 1984. Who dares to ask President Obama about his opinion of UNESCO?

Here we have just one more example of how the progressive left worldwide, either embraces evil or looks the other way, while attacking friends of freedom and democracy. The United Nations has been and currently still is an honest-to-goodness real, "basket of deplorables." How else can anyone explain their constant attacks on our American democratic friend Israel, while giving short shrift to evil North Korea?

Finally, we have an incoming president who understands that, as Lloyd tells us, "the U.N. is wasteful, unaccountable, and hostile to the United States, which pays the lion's share of the bills." How many agree with me that Donald Trump should take all of our billions and get out of the United Nations and far away from its "eerie sight"? And when the U.N. comes knocking on our door, ask the Marxist zombies if Boris sent them.

Ah yes, the "Monster Mash" song is ringing in my ears now. Tis now time for the United Nations to be a "graveyard smash," is it not?! Now where is my Crypt-Kicker Five album? Igor, ignore the baying hounds and go find my album.

Hat tip: to Lloyd Billingsley, another brilliant writer for David Horowitz's Freedom Center.

Russ Wiles
Tilton

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