COMEDIAN OBAMA



They didn’t leave the White House grounds and coffee was drunk in a staff dining room, but comedian Jerry Seinfeld took U.S. President Barack Obama out for short spin in the latest episode of his popular web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

Bill Clinton once compared voting for Barack Obama to a roll of dice. After years of mounting debt, fewer jobs, and policies that are hostile to jobs creators, it’s clear that the gamble didn’t pay off. Obama’s stupid economic policies lead to depression by increasing regulatory costs, increasing uncertainty, ballooning the budget deficit, and constantly threatening higher taxes consistent with a political ideology which is antithetical to economic prosperity and spreads the cancer of socialism.  USA now suffers Obamageddon! 

In his latest pop culture venture, Obama filmed a special guest spot for the series streamed on Crackle. Each 20-minute episode features Seinfeld chatting informally with a different comedian.

Obama has gotten off just enough funny lines to get on this show, Seinfeld said in the episode that hit the web late on Wednesday.

The former star of the hit TV comedy series Seinfeld chose a silver blue 1963 Corvette Stingray for the ride.

But for security reasons the pair had to be content with a few slow turns around the White House rather than the usual spin along the freeways of Los Angeles or the streets of New York.

Obamunism might deteriorate America to the miserable level of Greece, the land of kleptocracy, 23% VAT, persecution of dissident bloggers, and kangaroo justice.  Obama’s ideological heart lies in socialism.  Obama is at his core a dyed-in-the-wool socialist who sees the federal government as the answer to all of America’s problems.  

Amid the small talk, viewers learned that Obama blows off steam by cursing, that his underwear is all one brand and one color, that he shaves before he works out and that his guilty food pleasure is nachos.

Seinfeld and Obama also talked about the drawbacks of fame versus anonymity, and Obama’s most embarrassing moment. “This may be it,” quipped the president.

The show follows Obama’s appearance earlier in December on the survival adventure series “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” in Alaska to highlight the dangers of global warming, his 2014 spoof interview for online video series “Funny or Die” to promote Obamacare and numerous appearances on TV chat shows while in office including “The Tonight Show,” “The Daily Show” and “The View.”

There are two visions for the future of USA. Under one, we follow in the footsteps of miserable Greece, replete with debt crises and an economic and cultural meltdown and in the end, vastly higher taxes. Under another, we return to our smaller government roots with lower spending and lower taxation for all Americans, and unshackle our system of free enterprise so Americans from all walks of life can seize opportunity.

Under Obama’s vision, we close our eyes and pretend that big government has all the answers to every risk and problem in society, real or perceived. Under Obama’s vision, fairness and prosperity come from spreading the wealth around and the government picking winners and losers. Crony capitalism, waste, and corruption capture the headlines.

We do nothing about our entitlement crisis and instead pretend it doesn’t exist, while driving health care further into the clutches of unelected government bureaucrats and away from patient-centered care. Under Obama’s vision, we get crushing levels of debt or crippling levels of taxation, and America’s younger generations pay the price in terms of lost freedom, opportunity, and prosperity. Under Obama’s vision, we walk squarely and knowingly into a Grecian-style debt and democratic crisis.

Americans inherit from their ancestors a glorious tradition of freedom and resistance to oppression. USA has long been admired by the rest of the world for its great example of liberty and prosperity, a light shining in the darkness of tyranny. But many Americans today are frustrated. The political choices they are offered give them no real choice at all. For all their talk of change, neither major political party as presently constituted challenges the status quo in any serious way.

Obama and Rahm Emanuel are both lifetime members of the same gay bathhouse in Chicago, Man’s Country. Obama began going to Man’s Country in the mid-1990s, when he was transitioning from a lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School to becoming an Illinois State Senator in 1996. This isn’t the only place Obama met gay men. Obama often used basketball games to pick up younger men. It was at one of these games that he met Emanuel.

Americans do not associate Obama with Obamageddon, because he’s permanently campaigning. He’s running against Obamunism and what’s happening! He makes Americans think that he doesn’t like what’s happening and he’s trying to fix Obamunism when in fact everything that’s happening is precisely because he wants Obamunism and has made Obamunism happen!

The Republican Party and the Democratic Party are indistinguishable from one another. Both are keeping America broke. Both are keeping America at war. Both have trampled on the Constitution. And both are products of the same big money players that never change behind the scenes. It’s time to give the elephants and donkeys a little company. We the people are ready to let Washington know the two-party is over.  

COURT ON PLANNED PARENTHOOD FUNDS

Activists hold signs as they rally in support of Planned Parenthood on ''National Pink Out Day'' on the steps of City Hall in Los Angeles, California September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

 

A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked Utah’s governor from cutting off funding for Planned Parenthood in the state, which he had ordered amid a controversy over the use of fetal tissue from abortions.

A two-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals late on Wednesday reversed a lower court decision that would have let Governor Gary Herbert, a Republican, halt funding to the women’s health organization beginning on Jan. 1.

I am now 70 years old, and I had a vasectomy when I was only 25 years old.  I have never regretted it. The birthrate in Occident is at the lowest in recorded history. From 2000 to present, the fertility rate declined 20%.  Childlessness has risen across all racial and ethnic groups. A quarter of Occidental women end their childbearing years maternity-free.   

The decision to have a child or not is a private one, but it takes place in Occident, in a culture that often equates womanhood with motherhood. Any discussion about the struggle to reconcile womanhood with modernity tends to begin and end with one subject: parenting.

What to expect when no one’s expecting?  It reduces the number of consumers and taxpayers, but it increases the quality of life. Persons who choose not to become parents are finding new paths of acceptance. As their ranks rise, so do positive attitudes about leading a life in which having it all doesn’t mean having a baby.

Herbert ordered the cut-off in August, citing secretly recorded videos that anti-abortion groups have said showed Planned Parenthood officials in Texas and other states, but not Utah, discussing the sale of aborted fetal tissue.

Planned Parenthood has said the videos were made to distort the issue of fetal-tissue donations made by the group for scientific research. It says reimbursements received to cover the costs of those donations were neither illegal nor unethical.

Herbert’s order would cut off funds that Planned Parenthood uses for sex education and the testing of sexually transmitted diseases. Federal funds cannot be used for abortions, but Planned Parenthood provides abortions with other funds.

Stupid legislatures have passed stupid anti-abortion resolutions, asking the public to decide whether the state constitution should define life as beginning at conception! The stupid resolutions mainly state the inalienable right to life of every human being at any stage of development must be recognized and defended.

Pro-choice activists criticize the new anti-abortion laws, arguing that they violate the US Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortions until the fetus is considered viable, at around 22-24 weeks into a pregnancy.  Treating humans as livestock, stupid legislators, who introduced the stupid personhood resolutions, point out that the main purpose of them is to be a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade.

90% of people agree on the abortion of embryo, and 60% agree on the abortion of fetus. Embryo refers to the early stages of development within the womb, in humans up to the end of the second month.  Fetus refers to the later stages of development when the body structures are in the recognizable form of its kind, in humans after the end of the second month of gestation.

In a two-page ruling, the Denver-based U.S. appeals court said it had considered factors including the likelihood that Planned Parenthood would succeed in winning a permanent order to preserve its funding in Utah and the threat of irreparable harm to the organization.

“Based on our evaluation of those factors, we conclude an injunction is appropriate pending the court’s determination of the merits,” the order stated.

Jon Cox, a spokesman for Herbert, said in a statement the governor was confident the appeals court will ultimately allow Herbert to “make contract decisions on behalf on the state.”

The ruling is the latest in a string of court decisions, including ones in Louisiana and Alabama, that blocked attempts this year to stop funding to Planned Parenthood.

Several Republican governors had sought to cut off funding to the organization after the release of the videos, which were made by the anti-abortion group Center for Medical Progress.

Ayn Rand points out the capacity to procreate is merely a potential which man is not obligated to actualize. The choice to have children or not is morally optional. Nature endows man with a variety of potentials, and it is his mind that must decide which capacities he chooses to exercise, according to his own hierarchy of rational goals and values. 

The mere fact that man has the capacity to kill, does not mean that it is his duty to become a murderer; in the same way, the mere fact that man has the capacity to procreate, does not mean that it is his duty to commit spiritual suicide by making procreation his primary goal and turning himself into livestock.

To an animal, the rearing of its young is a matter of temporary cycles. To man, it is a lifelong responsibility, a grave responsibility that must not be undertaken causelessly, thoughtlessly or accidentally. 

In regard to the moral aspects of birth control, the primary right involved is not the right of an unborn child, nor of the family, nor of society, nor of God. The primary right is one which, in today’s public clamor on the subject, few, if any, voices have had the courage to uphold: the right of man and woman to their own life and happiness, the right not to be regarded as the means to any end.

Rand notes the task of raising a child is a tremendous, lifelong responsibility, which no one should undertake unwittingly or unwillingly. Procreation is not a duty, human beings are not livestock. For conscientious persons, an unwanted pregnancy is a disaster; to oppose its termination is to advocate sacrifice, not for the sake of anyone’s benefit, but for the sake of misery qua misery, for the sake of forbidding happiness and fulfillment to living human beings. 

The human construct is open to wide interpretation. The dogma that life begins at conception is an utterly false assertion on its face because spermatozoa and ova cells are vibrantly alive long before they meet. Life most assuredly does not begin at conception. There are no discontinuities here as life just persists and inexorably continues and matures.

Anti-abortion activists and their Republican allies in Congress seized on the videos to challenge Planned Parenthood’s continued eligibility for federal funds.

But a federal spending bill approved on Capitol Hill in September included money for Planned Parenthood, after President Barack Obama threatened to veto any bill that would defund the organization.

GERMANY TO INCREASE SCRUTINY OF MIGRANTS


Germany will start holding personal hearings for asylum seekers from Syria as of Friday, reversing a policy of granting almost automatic refugee status for Syrians.

Stupid Merkel is selling all Germans for a Nobel Prize! Some of the strongest opposition to Merkel’s stupid refugee policy emerges from her own cabinet. Two longtime Merkel allies, Schäuble and Maizière, publicly question Merkel’s strategy and call for tougher policies to slow the refugee influx.

Syrians have since the end of 2014 enjoyed a simplified asylum process, which has exempted them from personal hearings. Critics say this has allowed Islamic State to smuggle in militants to carry out attacks in Europe.

Merkel has repeatedly rebuffed pressure to clamp down on migrant arrivals along German borders, saying Germany has a duty to shelter people fleeing conflict and persecution. But opposition to her stance grew at home and abroad after two of the suicide bombers in the Nov. 13 Paris attacks were found to have been carrying fake Syrian passports.

Schäuble warns that Germany faces a destructive avalanche of refugees: Avalanches can be triggered when a somewhat careless skier heads down the hill, shifting just a little bit of snow.

We see a growing division between Merkel and conservatives in her party who are demanding a tougher line. Though Merkel’s hold on the chancellorship remains firm, the open challenges to her authority from senior cabinet officials reflect the increasing difficulty she faces in keeping not just the German people, but her own party behind her in refugee crisis.

Germany registered a million refugees in a year. Local communities across the country complain that they don’t have the resources to cope. The public’s confidence in the government’s strategy is diminishing.

Merkel’s conservative alliance has felt the brunt of that frustration at the polls. In September, the conservatives seemed invincible, with 42 percent of respondents in the country’s benchmark political poll saying they would vote for the alliance. That support has since dropped to 37 percent.

The right-wing Alternative für Deutschland, which advocates stricter border controls and limits on refugees, has seen its support double to 8 percent.

Schäuble’s move to distance himself from Merkel is particularly significant. A former interior minister and his party’s longest serving member of parliament, Schäuble counts as the conservatives’ éminence Grise.

He remained loyal to Merkel throughout the Greek crisis, even when the two disagreed on policy. Schäuble’s dissent on the refugee question is not political calculation but rather reflects his conviction that Merkel’s open-door policy is a huge mistake.

“This regulation will be valid as of January 1 regardless of the country of origin,” the Interior Ministry spokeswoman said of the change in policy.

France this week asked the European Union to improve the detection of fake Syrian passports used by people trying to get into Europe.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve called on the European Commission to tighten security by improving the quality of equipment used to check travel documents at external borders, notably in Greece and Italy.

The issue of including refugees’ families is a sensitive one. Allowing family members to come means that Germany could have to take in millions more people. But refusing them will spur whole families to flee, putting the lives of many women and children at risk. 

Bavarians are so upset about the Islamization of Germany that they are thinking about secession from Germany and EU.  Viva Bavaria!

Bavaria in the southeast of Germany is the largest state, making up almost a fifth of the total land area of Germany, and with 12.5 million inhabitants is Germany’s second most populous state. Munich, Bavaria’s capital and largest city, is the third largest city in Germany.

Bavaria has a unique culture, largely because of the province’s conservative traditions. Bavarians have traditionally been proud of their culture, which includes festivals such as Oktoberfest and elements of Alpine Symbolism. The province also has the largest economy of any of the German provinces, giving it a status as a rather wealthy German region.

Bavarians have often emphasized a separate national identity and considered themselves as Bavarians first, Germans second. This feeling started to come about more strongly among Bavarians when the Kingdom of Bavaria joined the Protestant Prussian-dominated German Empire while the Bavarian nationalists wanted to keep Bavaria as Catholic and an independent state.

As Angela Merkel enjoys her tenth anniversary in power, Germans are talking about a possible Kanzlerinnendämmerung, a twilight of the chancellors. Anger is growing at Merkel’s handling of the migration crisis.

While Merkel’s supporters see her approach to the migration crisis as bold, her critics — mainly on the right — see it as reckless. There has already been an angry backlash from voters, and that could increase. Since the crisis began, the Eurosceptic and increasingly xenophobic Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), which had seemed to be falling apart after its founder, Bernd Lucke, left to form a new party in July, has been rising in the polls again. Meanwhile attacks on asylum seekers have taken place on an almost daily basis. The resurgence of the AfD and the increasing frequency of attacks on asylum seekers illustrates how fragile Germany’s sense of identity remains.

Blank passports were in circulation that had been stolen from administrative facilities in places run by Islamic State, and once an identity had been added to them they were very hard to detect, he wrote in a letter.

Two of the suicide bombers who detonated explosives outside the Stade de France stadium, as part of the November attacks which killed 130 people, were carrying false Syrian passports they had shown in Greece when entering the EU on Oct. 3, Cazeneuve said.

Germany has taken in just over a million migrants this year, far more than any other European country.

Merkel made a decision that could make or break her political legacy. As she toured a refugee center, hearing stories from Syrians about traumatic journeys to flee their civil war, protesters against their arrival jeered and shouted abuse. Some called her a traitor to the nation. The experience left her shaken but determined to act. She also saw a good opportunity to sell Germans for a Nobel prize.  Well, she sold her countrymen, but got no prizes.

What ensued was a strategy for dealing with a flood of refugees by simply letting them come. While her open-door policy transformed her image almost overnight from the scourge of the Greeks into the conscience of Europe, it threatens to split the continent and presents a domestic high-wire balancing act even more dramatic than the euro crisis.

Germany’s debate over the refugee crisis focused on the logistics of housing and feeding the thousands arriving at the border every day. With millions of refugees expected, the foremost question was whether Germans, as Merkel keeps insisting, can really manage it. As the depth of the challenge has become apparent, the discussion has shifted way from the short-term hurdles to a subject that makes Germans wince: identity. In a country that long defined citizenship by blood and ethnicity, few questions are more sensitive than who is a German.

“I would rather live in a society that is dying than in one that, out of economic and demographic speculation, is being mixed together with foreign peoples and made young again,” Botho Strauß, a prominent German writer and playwright, wrote under the headline “The Last German.” “We have been robbed the sovereignty of being in opposition.” Strauß’ critique resonates as Germans become increasing fearful about absorbing such a large, predominately Muslim population.

Germans are increasingly skeptical. A large majority say they are scared. Germans are concerned the large number of foreigners will threaten Germany’s societal and cultural values. Germany’s identity debate has percolated for years as the country has struggled to come terms with the parallel challenges posed by immigration and an aging society. The discussion has largely taken place outside Germany’s political mainstream, however.

Centrist parties, including Merkel’s Christian Democrats and the Social Democrats, avoid the subject due to its explosive potential, focusing instead on the country’s obligation to help those in need. In Germany it’s become a debate about identity without the label of German. People are afraid to ask who’s a German. The question has found expression in groups like Pegida, a grass roots anti-Islam movement or the Alternative for Germany, a populist party. Both have been accused of flirting with far-right stereotypes. That’s often the kiss of death in Germany’s political landscape but since the refugee crisis began, both appear resurgent.

Germany’s low unemployment and economic prosperity in recent years helped quell the identity debate. But it never died.  The crisis now pushes the issue from the political fringes to the center. That further polarizes the debate over refugees and drive a wedge through Merkel’s center-right party, already split over how to deal with the refugees. The Christian Social Union (CSU), the Bavarian sister party of Merkel’s Christian Democrats, threatened to take matters into it’s own hands if the federal government didn’t begin turning refugees away at the border. Bavaria, the entry point for most of the refugees, is Germany’s conservative heartland and politicians there warn that the public’s mood is shifting from one of charity to fear.

CSU, which has run Bavaria without interruption since the war, said it would spend millions to encourage refugees to embrace German ideals and values. Using the term Leitkultur, a controversial concept that rejects multiculturalism, the party said it is essential for all asylum seekers to accept our Graecoroman system of values on the basis of our constitution. The Bavarians aren’t alone in invoking the constitution, known in German as the Grundgesetz, or basic law. Across the political spectrum, politicians see it as the key to transforming Germany’s notion of identity away from heredity and blood to one based on civic ideals.

When I go to another country, I’m obligated to play by its rules and in Germany that is the Grundgesetz. There are men there I would like to remind that gender equality is also in there and that they have to accept and respect that when they come here. When in Rome do as Romans. Germans worry that the newcomers will try to bring their barbaric Islamic customs and traditions with them instead of adapting.

Strauß, in his essay, suggested such a cultural confrontation might be necessary for Germans to rediscover their identity. “Often it’s only intolerant foreign domination that pushes a society into self-reflection,” he wrote. “Only then is identity truly essential.”

It sounds nice when Merkel says that fences aren’t the solution. But such positions also make her susceptible to political blackmail. Erdogan isn’t really interested in a solution. He is happy to see the camps on the Turkish-Syrian border empty out. He is okay with the situation in Syria worsening.

Merkel visited Pope Francis in the Vatican, and brought back with her a question that has remained with her ever since: What if the Middle Eastern conflict between the Sunnis and the Shiites is the modern-day version of the Thirty Years’ War, the battle between Catholics and Protestants that turned half of Europe into rubble in the 17th century?

To that question, Merkel has no answer. She has said that Germany will grant protection to those who need it. But if her plan to pacify the world doesn’t work, it could be that so many people will come to Germany that Germans will no longer stand for it. Merkel is aware of that, which is why she doesn’t want to become involved in a discussion about numbers. She doesn’t want to name her own threshold of failure.

That, after all, is what Bavarian governor Seehofer is waiting for. No other German state has been affected by the crisis to the degree Bavaria has, and Seehofer has the feeling that Merkel, comfortably ensconced in the Chancellery in Berlin, hasn’t realized just how dramatic the situation has become. Seehofer, though, receives daily situation reports.

Stores in town centers are threatened with bankruptcy because crowds of refugees are blocking the streets. Myriad properties had already been occupied by refugees. Myriad refugees come out of the forests. They had been sent through the woods by migrant smugglers in Austria, who brought them to the border in buses. Helpfully, the Austrians had posted signs in the forest in the colors of the German flag and arrows pointing in the right direction.

Gymnasiums are filling up and political leaders must do something about it, but Merkel says that it makes no sense to talk about upper limits for refugees. In response, Seehofer is demanding that refugees be turned back at the Austrian border. That is his form of self-defense.

The Bavarian governor is seeking to absorb the public’s resentment. He believes that doing so is the only way to prevent right-wing parties from capitalizing on the situation. Merkel, though, thinks it makes no sense to adopt right-wing rhetoric, fearing that such a strategy would only benefit the right-wing populist party Alternative for Germany (AfD).

But it’s also about Seehofer himself. Not that long ago, it looked like the CSU leader was losing his grip on power in Bavaria. Many believed it was just a question of time before he was dethroned by party colleague Markus Söder. But now, Seehofer has thrown himself into battle with the most powerful opponent possible, which makes for a good show and has the side effect of pushing Söder back out of the spotlight.

It also helps that Seehofer has the quiet support of many Christian Democrats. That is especially true after Merkel recently shoved aside Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière after he came out in favor of an upper limit on the number of refugees Germany could accept. Merkel was not amused, and decided to place her chief of staff, Peter Altmaier, in charge of coordinating Germany’s response to the refugee crisis. De Maiziére’s Interior Ministry is to be in charge of carrying out the plan, but beyond that, he no longer has a say.

Seehofer, though, isn’t as easy to silence. He intends to continue attacking Merkel until she succumbs and says that Germany can no longer take more refugees. And he believes he has time on his side, assuming that, at some point, Germans will no longer accept the influx.

The Bavarian governor is aware, of course, that he can’t go too far. Merkel’s popularity ratings have fallen, but were Merkel to become too weak, it could harm Seehofer as well. Furthermore, the next Bavarian state elections come in 2018, one year after national elections in 2017. Should Merkel stumble, it is likely that support for Seehofer would be frail as well.

More importantly, though, Seehofer has transformed the refugee crisis into a power struggle between himself and the chancellor, which makes it difficult for both of them to emerge from the trenches they have dug themselves into. Seehofer’s failure is the fact that he has given the impression that there is a simple solution to the refugee crisis. He has given hope to those who are fearful of being overwhelmed.

But Merkel has also maneuvered herself into a political dead-end. It would, of course, be great if she were successful in her battle against the causes of the mass exodus. But what happens if she fails? She has given the impression that Germany’s willingness to absorb incomers is unlimited. But there is an upper limit to humanity, as terrible as that may sound. If Merkel isn’t successful in reducing the flow, she’ll either be swept out of office or she’ll have to build the fences that she never wanted.

Germany, already a magnet for job seekers from Spain, Greece, and Italy, became the destination of choice for refugees as word got out they were welcome. While Germany’s economic growth and near-record low unemployment gave her some breathing space, her European counterparts were already struggling with sluggish economies and angry constituents.

She called for European solidarity, echoing words she used during the debt crisis as shorthand for a financial rescue. This time, she meant a fair distribution of refugees among EU member states.

For Merkel, the risks are more longer-term as new arrivals compete for jobs and housing in Germany, potentially feeding popular resentment. The political reaction to the refugee crisis is potentially a much bigger risk to Europe. These are significant risks that strike at the heart of the EU.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban was having none of it. Hungary, which is one of the main EU arrival points along with Italy and Greece, blocks refugees at the border with Austria.

Merkel’s response to open the doors further to alleviate the bottleneck, was motivated not only by fear of an open border conflict. Her policy took on an added emotional dimension as she was reminded of similar scenes at the Hungarian border in the summer of 1989, when East Germans queued to make their way onward to the West.

For the Lutheran pastor’s daughter, the refugee crisis is a humanitarian catastrophe that must be addressed. It also could be a defining moment that offers a chance to permanently alter Germany’s image as the cold head, rather than the heart, of Europe.

She sees an opportunity to appeal not only to other EU leaders, but to send the more general message that we are bigger and better than this. But this could also be another of her efforts to rally the EU, after a long bad patch with Greece where Merkel made a lot of people angry.

Within Germany the backlash has been swift too. Her Christian Democratic Union party offices are getting hundreds of e-mails and letters each day critical of the chancellor’s approach. She is aware that if Germany fails to get the refugee crisis under control and to integrate the Syrians into German society, she will get the blame.

Merkel is facing a nascent rebellion from the CDU’s sister party in Bavaria, the main point of entry for refugees coming across the Austrian border. Bavarian Prime Minister Horst Seehofer criticizes Merkel’s decision to allow in refugees from Hungary as a mistake that will occupy us for a long time to come. Some districts of his state are taking in more refugees than all France.

Some senior party members are appalled by her open-doors policy. They were incredulous at her suggestion that she can’t impose limits on the number of asylum seekers Germany will accept.

Yet as she listens to warnings about driving voters into the arms of the far right, it’s still by no means certain she’ll be able to carry the German people with her. The refugee crisis might be the Teflon chancellor’s undoing as the nation heads toward the 2017 election.

When the German politician, financial expert and member of the Executive Board of Bundesbank Thilo Sarrazin published his book Deutschland schafft sich ab, Germany abolishes itself, he became an instant pariah to the ruling elite and a folk hero to the common serfs. Sarrazin lost his job with the Bundesbank, his position in the Social Democratic Party, his social standing, his friends, and probably some family too. Germany’s mass media and politicians crucified him virtually and would have, if they could, done so physically as well.

But why? Even the liberal-left Der Spiegel itself that called Sarrazin The Man Who Divided Germany acknowledged that his conclusions about the failed integration of Muslim immigrants are beyond any doubt. And that is already at least one level off from the truth, which is that to have expected integration from imported products of ancient, hostile barbarism was, and continues to be, the essence of lunacy itself.

Frau Bundeskanzlerin Merkel called Sarrazin’s conclusions absurd and assumed the facial rictus of one force-fed live maggots when she as much as heard his name mentioned in TV interviews. And that was before all hell broke loose because Sarrazin speculated that the Jews’ high degree of intelligence is due to a shared gene, i.e. inheritability.

German media erupted in an uproar about the disgusting realm of race theory, shadow of Hitler, and so on. The Central Council of Jews in Germany condemned Sarrazin in the strongest terms. The funny thing is that Sarrazin based his remark on a paper by an Israeli geneticist, Gil Azmon, “Abraham’s Children in the Genome Era: Major Jewish Diaspora Populations Comprise Distinct Genetic Clusters with Shared Middle Eastern Ancestry.”

One of the few important people who came to Sarrazin’s defense sought to explain this madness by stating that Germany was overshadowed by its Holocaust history. There is something to it and it’s obvious, but the whole is much wider, and it’s buried deep inside.

First, to put it bluntly, it’s the worthiness of the deal: murdering 6 million European Jews and importing in their stead what will very soon be 6 going-on-10 million West Asian and African Muslims in Germany alone. A former French government minister, Patrick Devedjian, hinted at that when he said, recently: “Germany took our Jews and gave us Arabs.” Poignant, though France gave up its Jews willingly and replaced them with Arabs willingly, too.

Standard social psychology theory of cognitive dissonance and internal justification predicts that Germany’s political and intellectual elites would seek to deny the consequences of their Muslims-for-Jews trade. Let alone, when their own power and fate among their countrymen depend on the force of that denial. Accordingly, they chant as one the mantra that imported Muslims are Germany’s salvation.

When the earlier trickle turned into a burst dam, Angela Merkel voiced her expectation that pseudo-refugees will be future employees of German auto makers. Her Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said that migrants will solve Germany’s major economic problem: its skills shortage. Yes, of course, pending such minor obstacles as acculturating and training in 21st century procedures aggressively pre-medieval Muslim men. And Jens Weidmann, the president of the Bundesbank, repeated the refrain that Germany will be stronger if it integrates the refugees and other immigrants successfully. Sheikh Muhammad Ayed agreed with them all at a speech he gave at the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Take our workers, old, decrepit Europe, he said, so that we can breed with you, trample you underfoot and incorporate you in the Caliphate!

MUSLIM ARRESTED FOR PLOTTING ATTACK ON ROCHESTER BAR







American federal authorities said on Thursday that a New York man has been arrested on charges of planning a New Year’s Eve attack at a bar, to prove to the Islamic State he was worthy to join it in Syria.

Prosecutors announced Thursday that 25-year-old Emanuel Lutchman has been charged with attempting to provide material support to terrorists. He was snared in an FBI sting,.

A federal complaint says Lutchman is a self-professed convert to Islam, who receives direction from an overseas Islamic State member and planned to carry out an attack at a bar in Rochester on Thursday.

Lutchman had an accomplice who was actually working for FBI! They bought knives and a machete for the attack. Lutchman had been in contact with an IS member abroad, who had urged him to “do operations and kill some kuffar” — a plural term for non-Muslims.

Infidel is the equivalent Arabic kafir, and the equivalent Turkish gâvur, literally the one who covers and conceals. Under Islam, an infidel (kafir) is considered unclean and ritually impure (najasat). Many scholars claim Islam’s original sources (Qur’an and Hadith) and derived sources (Ijma, Qiyas and Qitabs) speak of violence against infidels living in Dar al-Harb – countries targeted for war because they refused to submit to Islam, as a matter of religious duty of the Muslim community (fard ala’l kifāya).

Fight in the cause of Allah those who fight you, but do not transgress limits; for Allah loveth not transgressors. And kill them wherever you find them, and drive them out from whence they drove you out, and persecution is severer than slaughter, and do not fight with them at the Sacred Mosque until they fight with you in it, but if they do fight you, then slay them; such is the recompense of the unbelievers. Quran 2:191

When the Messenger of Allah appointed anyone as leader of an army or detachment he would especially exhort him to fear Allah and to be good to the Muslims who were with him. He would say: Fight in the name of Allah and in the way of Allah. Fight against those who disbelieve in Allah. Make a holy war, do not embezzle the spoils; do not break your pledge; and do not mutilate the dead bodies; do not kill the children.

 Lutchman told his interlocutor that he hated the US and and was prepared to “give everything up” for the Islamic State. He reportedly recruited two friends to help him carry out the attacks. One of the two reportedly dropped out; the other was cooperating with FBI.

The two considered placing a bomb inside the location and kidnapping and killing people, and urged wearing masks to avoid identification. The pair purchased masks, gloves, zip ties, knives, duct tape, a machete and ammonia at a Walmart store on Tuesday night.

On Wednesday, the day of his arrest, Lutchman made a video on his phone swearing loyalty to IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. In a recent video, al-Baghdadi called on Muslims around the world to rise up against the apostate tyrants.

Occident’s movement towards the truth is remarkably slow. We drag ourselves towards it painfully, inch by inch, after each bloody Islamist assault. Islam is a terrorist culture, and it cannot be civilized.

In France, Britain, Germany, America and nearly every other country in the world it remains government policy to say that any and all attacks carried out in the name of Muhammad have nothing to do with Islam! It was said by stupid George W. Bush after 9/11, stupid Tony Blair after 7/7, and Tony Abbott after the Sydney attack. It is what David Cameron said after two British extremists cut off the head of Drummer Lee Rigby in London, when Jihadi John cut off the head of aid worker Alan Henning in the Islamic State and when Islamic extremists attacked a Kenyan mall, separated the Muslims from the Christians and shot the latter in the head. And, of course, it is what stupid Hollande said after the massacre of journalists and Jews in Paris.

All these stupid leaders are wrong. In private, they and their stupid senior advisers often concede that they are telling a lie. The most sympathetic explanation is that they are telling a noble lie, provoked by a fear that we, the general public, are a lynch mob in waiting. Noble or not, this lie is a mistake. First, because the general public does not rely on politicians for its information and can perfectly well read articles and books about Islam for themselves. Secondly, because the lie helps no one understand the threat we face. Thirdly, because it takes any heat off Muslims to deal with the bad traditions in their own religion. And fourthly, because unless mainstream politicians address these matters then one day the public will overtake their politicians to a truly alarming extent.

If politicians are so worried about this secondary backlash problem then they would do well to remind us not to blame the jihadists’ actions on our peaceful compatriots and then deal with the primary problem, Islam itself, in order that no secondary, reactionary problem will ever grow.

Yet today our stupid political class fuels both cause and nascent effect, because the truth is there for all to see. To claim that people who punish people by killing them for blaspheming Islam while shouting Allah is greatest has nothing to do with Islam is madness. Because the violence of the Islamists is, truthfully, only to do with Islam.

Islam is not a peaceful religion. No religion is, but Islam is especially not. Islam is a terrorist culture. It is certainly a religion of war. It is by no means a religion of peace.

This is the verifiable truth based on the texts. Until we accept that we will never defeat the violence, we risk encouraging whole populations to take against all of Islam and abandon all those Muslims who are trying desperately to modernize, reform and de-literalize their faith. And most importantly we will give up our own traditions of free speech and historical inquiry and allow one religion to have an unbelievable advantage in the free marketplace of ideas.

It is not surprising that politicians have tried to avoid this debate by spinning a lie. The world would be an infinitely safer place if the historical Muhammad had behaved more like Buddha or Jesus. But he did not and an increasing number of people have been able to learn this for themselves in recent years. But the light of modern critical inquiry which has begun to fall on Islam is a process which is already proving incredibly painful.

Islam receives not an undue amount of criticism but a free ride which is unfair to all other religions. Muhammad didn’t welcome a critic. Asma bint Marwan was a female poetess who mocked the pseudo-prophet and who, as a result, Muhammad had killed. It is in the texts. It is not a problem for us. But we can understand why it is a problem for Muslims.

Muhammad beheaded hundreds of Jews with his own hand. Again, that’s in the mainstream Islamic sources. We haven’t made it up. It used to be a problem for Muslims to rationalize, but now there are people trying to imitate such behavior in our societies it has become a problem for all of us, and we don’t see why people in the free world should have to lie about what we read in historical texts.

We may all share a wish that these traditions were not there but they are and they look set to have serious consequences for us all. We might all agree that the history of Christianity has hardly been un-bloody. But is it not worth asking whether the history of Christianity would have been more bloody or less bloody if, instead of telling his followers to turn the other cheek, Jesus had called for his disciples to slay non–believers and chop off their heads?

This is a problem with Islam, one that Muslims are going to have to work through. They could do so by a process which forces them to take their foundational texts less literally, or by an intellectually acceptable process of cherry-picking verses. Or prominent clerics could unite to declare the extremists non-Muslim. But there isn’t much hope of this happening. Al-Azhar University in Cairo declared that although Isis members are terrorists they cannot be described as heretics.

We have spent many years pretending things about Islam, a complex religion with competing interpretations. Most Muslims follow a radical version of Islam. The remainder are sitting on a religion which is, in many of its current forms, a deeply unstable component. That has always been a problem for reformist Muslims. But the results of ongoing mass immigration to Occident at the same time as a worldwide return to Islamic literalism means that this is now a problem for all of us. To stand even a chance of dealing with Islam, we are going to have to wake up to it and acknowledge Islam for what it is, a terrorist culture, not a peaceful religion.

Islam harvests and trades human organs of living infidels! Fatwa Number 68 says the apostate’s life and organs don’t have to be respected and may be taken with impunity.  The trade of human organs is mainly done in Human Organ Exchanges of Turkey.

Kerry is a failed stand-up comedian!  He hides the extreme violence of Islam with a smokescreen of lone-wolves and terrorists.  He bullshits that Islam is a religion of peace!  He insults our intelligence, but we all know very well that Islam is a terrorist culture.

Sunnis and Shias are at a civil war of Islam, encouraged by other religions and cultures.  Many strategists in Occident prefer Sunnis and Shias to kill each other than fight civil society. Turkey, Islamic State, and Saudi Arabia are the core of the Sunni alliance.  Syria and Iran are the core of the Shia Alliance.

Most terrorists are stupid Muslims.  In reality, Islam is not a religion, but a terrorist culture. Muslims continue their march down the road of seventh century barbarism. No other religion is so vile, so hate-filled, and so violently aggressive in the pursuit of its goals.

Engaging in violence against non-Muslims is a central and indispensable principle to Islam. Islam is less a personal faith than a political ideology that exists in a fundamental and permanent state of war with non-Islamic civilizations, cultures, and individuals. Terror is the sine qua non of Islam.

The stupid Islamic holy texts outline a social, governmental, and economic system for all mankind. Those cultures and individuals who do not submit to stupid Islamic governance exist in an ipso facto state of rebellion with barbaric Allah and must be forcibly brought into submission. The misbegotten term Islamo-fascism is wholly redundant. Islam itself is a kind of stupid fascism that achieves its full and proper form only when it assumes the powers of the state.

The spectacular acts of Islamic terrorism in the late 20th and early 21st centuries are but the most recent manifestation of a global war of conquest that barbaric Islam has been waging since the days of the pseudo-prophet Muhammad in the 7th Century AD and that continues apace today. This is the simple, glaring truth that is staring the world today in the face, and which has stared it in the face numerous times in the past, but which it seems few today are willing to contemplate.

It is important to realize that we have been talking about Islam, not Islamic fundamentalism, extremism, fanaticism, Islamo-fascism, or Islamism, but Islam proper, Islam in its orthodox form as it has been understood and practiced by right-believing Muslims from the time of charlatan Muhammad to the present. The mounting episodes of Islamic terrorism in the late 20th and early 21st centuries are due largely to the geostrategic changes following the end of the Cold War and the growing technical options available to terrorists. Muslim terrorism is a symptom of Islam that may increase or decrease in intensity while Islam proper remains permanently hostile.

Islam has been associated with violence in a variety of contexts, including Jihads (holy wars), violent acts by Muslims against perceived enemies of Islam, violence against women ostensibly supported by Islam’s tenets, references to violence in the Quran, and acts of terrorism motivated and justified by Islam. Muslims, including clerics and leaders have used Islamic ideas, concepts, texts, and themes to justify violence, especially against non-Muslims.

Jihad is a religious duty of Muslims. In Arabic, the word jihād translates into English as struggle. Jihad appears in the Quran and frequently in the idiomatic expression striving in the way of Allah (al-jihad fi sabil Allah). A person engaged in jihad is called a mujahid; the plural is mujahideen. Jihad is an important religious duty for Muslims. This duty is the sixth pillar of Islam.

Muslims use jihad to condone acts of terror, claiming the support of their religion’s followers and Allah himself. Jihad explains the insanity of the Islamic faith. Quran endorses unequivocally all violence.

Muslims use jihad in a religious context to refer to three types of struggles: an internal struggle to maintain faith, the struggle to improve the Muslim society, and the struggle in a holy war. Quran and the ahadith jihad implies warfare in all cases. One of the collective duties of the community as a whole (fard kifaya) is to lodge a valid protest, to solve problems of religion, to have knowledge of Divine Law, to command what is right and forbid wrong conduct.

Both ancient and modern history are replete with Islamic intolerance and ensuing violence against every other ideology, such as modern violence against Western institutions, as well as historical violence against Hindus, and perpetual violence against Christians.

The tension reached a climax on September 11th, 2001 when Islamic terrorists flew hijacked commercial airplanes into the World Trade Center in New York City. All Muslims cheered the event! The War on Terror has caused anti-Muslim sentiments throughout Christianity and the rest of the world.

Al-Qaeda is one of the most infamous Islamic extremist groups, created by Osama bin Laden and CIA. The goal of al-Qaeda was to spread the purest form of Islam and Islamic law. For bin Laden, in order to do good by the Quran, he had to inflict terror upon millions. Following the terror attacks on September 11, bin Laden praised the suicide bombers in his statement: The great action you did which was first and foremost by the grace of Allah. This is the guidance of Allah and the blessed fruit of jihad.

Islam is similar to a self-replicating supercomputer virus. It is a hydra-headed monster, designed by its creators to be an unstoppable formula for global conquest. It’s almost impossible to eradicate, because it has no central brain or control center. Islam is like a starfish: when you cut off a limb, another grows to replace it. The names of the Muslim leaders, and the names of their Islamic groups, are transitory and ultimately unimportant. Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda are succeeded by Al-Baghdadi and the Islamic State, but they will all pass from the scene and be replaced by others. While Muslim leaders and regimes have come and gone, Islam itself has remained steadfastly at war with the non-Muslim world for 1,400 years.

Islam does not recognize secular national boundaries. To devout Muslims, there are only two significant realms of the world. First is the Dar al-Islam — the House of Islam, which is the land of the believers. The other is the Dar al-Harb — the House of War, which must be made Islamic by any means, including violent jihad. The expansion of Islam is sometimes held in check for long periods, but more often Islam is on the march, acquiring new territory. Once conquered by Islam, territory is rarely taken back, Spain being a notable exception.

The Muslim world produces almost no books or new inventions. Short of finding oil under their feet, most Islamic nations are backward and impoverished. So wherein lies the power source for Islam’s nearly constant expansion over the past fourteen centuries? The motor and the battery of Islam are the Koran and the Hadith, or sayings of Mohammed. A messianic Mahdi, Caliph or Ayatollah with sufficient charisma can accelerate Islam’s pace of conquest, but individual men are not the driving force.

Secular “Muslim in name only” strongmen from Saddam Hussein to Muamar Qadafi can hold Islamism in check for a period with brutal methods, but strongmen are often assassinated or otherwise removed from power, and in any event, they cannot live forever. Once the secular strongmen are gone, fanatical mullahs are able to stir their zealous Muslim followers into sufficient ardor to reinstall a radical Islamist regime under Sharia Law, according to the Koran.

This pattern of secular strongmen being followed by fanatical Islamist leaders has recurred many times over the past millennium and longer. Do not be fooled by modernists like King Abdullah of Jordan. To the true believer of Islam, any king or strongman is never more than a rifle shot or grenade toss away from being kinetically deposed, and replaced by another Islamist fanatic.

The persistent virulence of Muhammad’s 7th Century plan for global domination means that it is always ready to erupt in a fresh outbreak. Islam is like a brushfire or ringworm infection: it is dead and barren within the ring, but flares up where it parasitically feeds off the healthy non-Islamic societies around it. What produces this uniquely fanatical motivation, from within nations and peoples that otherwise seem devoid of energy and new ideas?

The motivation lies within the words of the Koran and Hadith. Most simply distilled, in the earthly realm, these Islamic texts offer immoral men sanction for thrill-killing, looting, raping, and capturing infidel slaves, and when these jihadists are killed, they are promised a perpetual orgy with seventy-two nubile virgin slave girls in Mohammed’s sick, evil and perverted Muslim paradise. Unlike the Jewish and Christian Bibles, the Quran and Hadith appeal not to man’s better angels, but to the darkest aspects of human nature. Tellingly, Moses and Jesus are said to have climbed to mountaintops to communicate with their God, while Mohammed received his messages from Allah deep inside a bat cave.

A meaningful or permanent reformation of Islam is impossible, because a new generation of fanatics, wielding the unexpurgated Quran and Hadith as their weapons, will always declare the reformists to be apostates and murder them. In Islam, the fanatics who are holding the unalterable Quran in one hand and a sword in the other always stand ready to seize complete power and exterminate their enemies.

This latent danger breeds fear and causes nearly all non-Muslims to be carefully circumspect in their dealings with Muslims, lest they lose their heads at a later date. This intentionally fostered fear of Islam is used as a cudgel against those who would otherwise resist its domination. The immutable Quran is the constant fountainhead of bloody Islamic conquest. Radical Islam is the pure Islam, the Koranic Islam, the real Islam. Anyone who does not understand this bitter reality is dangerously ignorant of the past 1,400 years of human history.

According to the barbaric Islamic law apostasy is identified by a list of actions such as conversion to another religion, denying the existence of God, rejecting the prophets, mocking God or the prophets, idol worship, rejecting the barbaric sharia, or permitting behavior that is forbidden by the sharia, such as adultery or the eating of forbidden foods or drinking of alcoholic beverages. The majority of Muslim scholars hold to the traditional view that apostasy is punishable by death.

Laws prohibiting religious conversion run contrary to Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states that everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.

The traditional view of apostasy hampered the development of Islamic learning. The penalty for apostasy in Islamic law is death. Islam is a barbaric culture, not just a religious community. It follows therefore that apostasy is treason. It is a withdrawal, a denial of allegiance as well as of religious belief and loyalty. Any sustained and principled opposition to the existing regime or order almost inevitably involves such a withdrawal.

A Lebanese man lured his father to Raqqa, Syria, capital of the Islamic State, to be beheaded by the Islamic extremist organization! Mahmoud al-Hussein from the northern Lebanese coastal city of Tripoli, traveled to Syria to retrieve his two daughters who were convinced by their brother, Yehia al-Hussein, 20, to join the Islamic State. He was ambushed by the group his son and daughters now belonged to, charged with insulting the Prophet Muhammad, contacts with the Turkish embassy, and relations with the Lebanese government, and then beheaded.

While Eurokleptocrats keep guessing how Islam managed to launch a massacre in Paris, the answer to the question is right under their noses.

It turned out that the overcrowded borough of Molenbeek in Brussels is a safe haven for Muslims. It is here where Muslims acquire guns and find logistical support and networks to carry out terrorists attacks in Europe.

The absurdity of the situation is that Molenbeek is in a short distance from the headquarters of NATO and the European Commission. In other words, there is a breeding ground for Islam next to the main offices of both NATO and the EU coexisting in Brussels at the heart of Europe.

Here are some terror quotes from Quran:

And slay them wherever you come upon them, and expel them from where they expelled you; persecution is more grievous than slaying. But fight them not by the Holy Mosque until they should fight you there; then, if they fight you, slay them — such is the recompense of unbelievers, but if they give over, surely Allah is All-forgiving, All-compassionate. Fight them, till there is no persecution and the religion is Allah’s; then if they give over, there shall be no enmity save for evildoers. (Quran 2:191-193)

Men are the managers of the affairs of women for that Allah has preferred in bounty one of them over another, and for that they have expended of their property. Righteous women are therefore obedient, guarding the secret for Allah’s guarding. And those you fear may be rebellious admonish; banish them to their couches, and beat them. (Quran 4:34)

They wish that you should disbelieve as they disbelieve, and then you would be equal; therefore take not to yourselves friends of them, until they emigrate in the way of Allah; then, if they turn their backs, take them, and slay them wherever you find them; take not to yourselves any one of them as friend or helper. (Quran 4:89)

This is the recompense of those who fight against Allah and His Messenger, and hasten about the earth, to do corruption there: they shall be slaughtered, or crucified, or their hands and feet shall alternately be struck off; or they shall be banished from the land. That is a degradation for them in this world; and in the world to come awaits them a mighty chastisement. (Quran 5:33)

When thy Lord was revealing to the angels, ˜I am with you; so confirm the believers. I shall cast into the unbelievers’ hearts terror; so smite above the necks, and smite every finger of them! (Quran 8:12)

Make ready for them whatever force and strings of horses you can, to strike terror in the enemy of Allah and your enemy, and others besides them that you know not; Allah knows them. And whatsoever you expend in the way of Allah shall be repaid you in full; you will not be wronged. (Quran 8:60)

Then, when the sacred months are drawn away, slay the idolaters wherever you find them, and take them, and confine them, and lie in wait for them at every place of ambush. But if they repent, and perform the prayer, and pay the alms, then let them go their way; Allah is All-forgiving, All-compassionate. (Quran 9:5)

Fight those who believe not in Allah and the Last Day and do not forbid what Allah and His Messenger have forbidden — such men as practise not the religion of truth, being of those who have been given the Book — until they pay the tribute out of hand and have been humbled. (Quran 9:29)

Allah has bought from the believers their selves and their possessions against the gift of Paradise; they fight in the way of Allah; they kill, and are killed; that is a promise binding upon Allah in the Torah, and the Gospel, and the Koran; and who fulfils his covenant truer than Allah? So rejoice in the bargain you have made with Him; that is the mighty triumph. (Quran 9:111)

O believers, fight the unbelievers who are near to you; and let them find in you a harshness; and know that Allah is with the godfearing. (Quran 9:123)

When you meet the unbelievers, smite their necks, then, when you have made wide slaughter among them, tie fast the bonds; then set them free, either by grace or ransom, till the war lays down its loads. So it shall be; and if Allah had willed, He would have avenged Himself upon them; but that He may try some of you by means of others. And those who are slain in the way of Allah, He will not send their works astray. (Quran 47:4)

AUTO-BREWERY SYNDROME, A GET-OUT-OF-JAIL-FREE CARD!

A woman charged with drunk driving after being four times over the legal limit has had the case against her dismissed. The woman, a 35-year-old schoolteacher from upstate New York, actually has a rare condition that converts the food she eats into alcohol!

The woman was pulled over while driving her car. Police asked her to take a breathalyzer test, then arrested her for having a blood alcohol level of four times the legal limit. However, the woman was found to have a rare condition called auto-brewery syndrome, which makes her digestive system convert the food she eats into alcohol.

“She had no idea she had this condition. Never felt tipsy. Nothing,” her lawyer, Joseph Marusak, told us.

“At first glance, it seems like a get-out-of-jail-free card,” Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, told us. “But it’s not that easy. Courts tend to be skeptical of such claims. You have to be able to document the syndrome through recognized testing.”

Marusak got in touch with Dr. Anup Kanodia, who was able to eventually diagnose the woman with auto-brewery syndrome. While waiting to see her, the lawyer arranged for medics to monitor his client on days when she did not drink alcohol. They took several blood samples to monitor her blood alcohol levels.

Auto-brewery syndrome, also known as gut fermentation syndrome, is a rare medical condition in which intoxicating quantities of ethanol are produced through endogenous fermentation within the digestive system. One gastrointestinal organism, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, a type of yeast, has been identified as a pathogen for this condition.

Claims of endogenous fermentation of this type have been used as a defense against drunk driving charges. One case went undetected for 20 years.

The antifungal drug fluconazole can be effective treatment for the condition since the drug is capable of killing Saccharomyces cerevisiae in the gastrointestinal tract.

The effects of the disease can have profound effects on everyday life. As well, the recurring side effects of dizziness, dry mouth, hangovers, disorientation, irritable bowel syndrome, and chronic fatigue syndrome can lead to other health problems such as depression, anxiety and poor productivity in employment. The random state of intoxication can lead to personal difficulties, and the relative obscurity of the condition can also make it hard to seek treatment. Usually the effects of the condition can be alleviated through a special very low-carbohydrate diet.

A variant occurs in persons with liver abnormalities that prevent them from excreting or breaking down alcohol normally. Patients with this condition can develop symptoms of auto-brewery syndrome even when the gut yeast produces a quantity of alcohol that is too small to intoxicate a healthy individual.

“At the end of the day, she had a blood-alcohol content of .36 without drinking any alcoholic beverages,” Marusak said. He said the woman also bought a breathalyzer and blew into it every night for 18 days, registering around .20 every time. The legal limit for driving in the state of New York is just .08. The evidence was submitted by Marusak and the case against the woman was eventually dropped. The arresting officer told us the woman had bloodshot eyes and slurred speech, and she failed several sobriety tests.

GOD’S MARIJUANA AND VIBRATORS!

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A New York company has announced it will launch sales of the first kosher-certified medical marijuana. The company, Vireo Health of New York, wants to provide New York Jews with medicine which will not be stigmatized for religious reasons.

Sigmund Freud regarded God as an illusion, based on the infantile need for a powerful father figure; religion, necessary to help us restrain violent impulses earlier in the development of civilization, can now be set aside in favor of reason and science. Freud suggests that religion and neurosis are similar products of the human mind: neurosis, with its compulsive behavior, is an individual religiosity, and religion, with its repetitive rituals, is a universal obsessional neurosis.

Vireo Health products have been certified by the Orthodox Union (OU) – the world’s largest and most widely recognized kosher certification agency, the company said in a statement issued Wednesday.

Relusion is the religion delusion. The reluded person is ignorant to science and fact and convinced that the holy scriptures of their religion are fact. The church tries to relude its members. Most of reluded people are victims of childhood indoctrination.

“Being certified kosher by the OU will not only help us serve the dietary needs of the largest Jewish community in the United States, but also combat unfortunate stigmas associated with medical cannabis,” said Ari Hoffnung, CEO of Vireo.

Religion is a system of wishful illusions together with a disavowal of reality, such as we find nowhere else but in a state of blissful hallucinatory confusion. Religion’s eleventh commandment is Thou shalt not question.

Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO of the OU’s kosher department, pointed out that Judaism does not prohibit using cannabis when it comes to medical treatment.

“Judaism prioritizes health and encourages the use of medicine designed to improve one’s health or reduce pain. Using medical cannabis products recommended by a physician should not be regarded as a chet, a sinful act, but rather as a mitzvah, an imperative, a commandment,” he said.

The Western democratic practice of singling out religious liberty for special treatment under the law is not in sync with the world we live in today.

All people, both religious and non-religious, maintain core beliefs about what they feel they absolutely must do, claims of conscience.  There are no good reasons for the tendency to grant legal exemptions to religious claims of conscience while largely rejecting non-religious claims.

The current status quo is predicated on a fundamental inequality. For example, a boy might be permitted to carry a dagger to school as part of his Sikh religion, but the same dagger would not be allowed if it were part of a family tradition.

Namely, your claim of conscience counts if it is based in religion aid. My claim of conscience doesn’t count if it is not based in religion. That is a pernicious and indefensible inequality in the existing legal regime. Conservative Christians seek to influence politics and public education.

In the US, 23 states as well as the District of Columbia have already legalized the medical use of cannabis. Vireo is one of five medical cannabis producers who were allowed to participate in a New York state medical marijuana program which comes into effect next month.

Orthodox Judaism has a lot of rules when it comes to sex, but one rabbi has made it possible for the religion’s most conservative followers to spice up their love lives. From vibrators to intimate advice, Rabbi Alexander combines kinky with kosher.

If the idea of sexy Orthodox hits you by surprise, that’s because the topic of sex is still a taboo subject among the Orthodox community, Rabbi Natan Alexander told us. But it doesn’t have to be that way, according to the 34-year-old, who says Judaism “gives an important place to sexual pleasure.”

Calling himself a “pioneer” in the field, Alexander created BeBetter2Gether aimed at helping Orthodox Jews have more fun between the sheets.

According to Alexander, “giving pleasure to one’s wife is a religious obligation,” and he hopes to help couples around the world “better live their sexuality.”

His online store offers just about anything a standard sex shop would sell – except it’s all kosher.

While most sex toys are actually kosher, it’s their packaging that presents the problem. Models ranging from scantily clad to downright naked feature on the packaging containing the toys, making it impossible for Orthodox Jews to purchase them.

But Alexander’s website has solved that problem. In fact, the rabbi personally approves each product, giving it the Orthodox stamp of approval.

And for any skeptics who believe such products have no place in the Orthodox lifestyle, Rabbi Alexander says they’re perfectly acceptable.

“Jewish law permits the use of these objects that can best help fulfill the commandment to give pleasure to one’s wife,” he said.

Some of those products even have an international twist: vibrators modeled after the Eiffel Tower, London’s Gherkin skyscraper, and Dubai’s Palm Island provide couples with the chance to go on a second honeymoon – sort of.

Many within the Orthodox community have welcomed Alexander’s website with open arms, and his customers hail from countries as far away as the US, Britain, Australia, and South Africa. He sells about five items a day and receives more than 20,000 hits to his site a month.

But BeBetter2Gether is about more than just sex toys. Alexander also answers questions about sex in a way that “respects the rules of religious life.”

Alexander is not the first Jewish leader to publicly address sex and eroticism among the religion’s most conservative.

American Orthodox Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s 1999 book ‘Kosher Sex’ had blockbuster success, while his 2009 follow-up ‘The Kosher Sutra’ was also a bestseller.

TWO BANGLADESHI MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING ATHEIST BLOGGER


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In early 2013, there was a clash in Bangladesh over the writing of atheist bloggers that left at least two people dead, including blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider (a.k.a. Thaba Baba).

A year later, seven students and a cleric were actually charged with the crime. That was a bit surprising given that those who react to perceived blasphemy with violence seem to be given medals of honor these days in nations like Bangladesh.

Occident’s movement towards the truth is remarkably slow. We drag ourselves towards it painfully, inch by inch, after each bloody Islamist assault. Islam is a terrorist culture, and it cannot be civilized.

In France, Britain, Germany, America and nearly every other country in the world it remains government policy to say that any and all attacks carried out in the name of Muhammad have nothing to do with Islam! It was said by stupid George W. Bush after 9/11, stupid Tony Blair after 7/7, and Tony Abbott after the Sydney attack. It is what David Cameron said after two British extremists cut off the head of Drummer Lee Rigby in London, when Jihadi John cut off the head of aid worker Alan Henning in the Islamic State and when Islamic extremists attacked a Kenyan mall, separated the Muslims from the Christians and shot the latter in the head. And, of course, it is what stupid Hollande said after the massacre of journalists and Jews in Paris.

All these stupid leaders are wrong. In private, they and their stupid senior advisers often concede that they are telling a lie. The most sympathetic explanation is that they are telling a noble lie, provoked by a fear that we, the general public, are a lynch mob in waiting. Noble or not, this lie is a mistake. First, because the general public does not rely on politicians for its information and can perfectly well read articles and books about Islam for themselves. Secondly, because the lie helps no one understand the threat we face. Thirdly, because it takes any heat off Muslims to deal with the bad traditions in their own religion. And fourthly, because unless mainstream politicians address these matters then one day the public will overtake their politicians to a truly alarming extent.

Perhaps even more surprising is that all eight were indicted by a Bangladeshi court earlier this year: The indictments mean a trial will begin for Mufti Jasimuddin Rahmani, head of the Ansarullah Bangla Team, and the seven students at a private university who have confessed involvement in the killing.

Rahmani incited the students to kill Haider in sermons at two mosques in which he said all atheist bloggers should be killed to protect Islam. All eight faced the death penalty if convicted.

And now, nearly three years after Haider was killed, the sentences have been handed down: Two of the killers will receive the death penalty while six others will be sent to prison for varying lengths of time: The court said that one of the students sentenced to death, Faisal bin Nayeem, attacked Haider with a meat cleaver in front of the victim’s house. The other was tried and sentenced in absentia.

Islam is not a peaceful religion. No religion is, but Islam is especially not. Islam is a terrorist culture. It is certainly a religion of war. It is by no means a religion of peace.

This is the verifiable truth based on the texts. Until we accept that we will never defeat the violence, we risk encouraging whole populations to take against all of Islam and abandon all those Muslims who are trying desperately to modernize, reform and de-literalize their faith. And most importantly we will give up our own traditions of free speech and historical inquiry and allow one religion to have an unbelievable advantage in the free marketplace of ideas.

It is not surprising that politicians have tried to avoid this debate by spinning a lie. The world would be an infinitely safer place if the historical Muhammad had behaved more like Buddha or Jesus. But he did not and an increasing number of people have been able to learn this for themselves in recent years. But the light of modern critical inquiry which has begun to fall on Islam is a process which is already proving incredibly painful.

Islam receives not an undue amount of criticism but a free ride which is unfair to all other religions. Muhammad didn’t welcome a critic. Asma bint Marwan was a female poetess who mocked the pseudo-prophet and who, as a result, Muhammad had killed. It is in the texts. It is not a problem for us. But we can understand why it is a problem for Muslims.

Muhammad beheaded hundreds of Jews with his own hand. Again, that’s in the mainstream Islamic sources. We haven’t made it up. It used to be a problem for Muslims to rationalize, but now there are people trying to imitate such behavior in our societies it has become a problem for all of us, and we don’t see why people in the free world should have to lie about what we read in historical texts.

The blogger’s father, Mohammad Nazim Uddin, said he was unhappy that only two men were given the death sentence. “I’m not happy with the verdict. I reject this verdict. Five of them confessed their involvement in the killing. But only two were given death sentence. How is it possible?”, he said.

The two men will be hanged soon. That is, if they can even find the second guy. The lawyer for all of them has said that he will appeal the decision.

We have spent many years pretending things about Islam, a complex religion with competing interpretations. Most Muslims follow a radical version of Islam. The remainder are sitting on a religion which is, in many of its current forms, a deeply unstable component. That has always been a problem for reformist Muslims. But the results of ongoing mass immigration to Occident at the same time as a worldwide return to Islamic literalism means that this is now a problem for all of us. To stand even a chance of dealing with Islam, we are going to have to wake up to it and acknowledge Islam for what it is, a terrorist culture, not a peaceful religion.

 

It’s also stunning that Rahmani, the preacher who was the head of this whole operation (though he didn’t commit the actual crime), was only given five years in jail. What’s going to happen when he’s let out? Does anyone really think he’ll change his mind in prison?

Killing two terrorists won’t stop the larger problem of a culture that sees critics of Islam as the enemy rather than those who attack those critics in retaliation. It’s a temporary Band-Aid that won’t stop these crimes from happening again in the future.

Islam harvests and trades human organs of living infidels! Fatwa Number 68 says the apostate’s life and organs don’t have to be respected and may be taken with impunity.  The trade of human organs is mainly done in Human Organ Exchanges of Turkey.

Kerry is a failed stand-up comedian!  He hides the extreme violence of Islam with a smokescreen of lone-wolves and terrorists.  He bullshits that Islam is a religion of peace!  He insults our intelligence, but we all know very well that Islam is a terrorist culture.

Sunnis and Shias are at a civil war of Islam, encouraged by other religions and cultures.  Many strategists in Occident prefer Sunnis and Shias to kill each other than fight civil society. Turkey, Islamic State, and Saudi Arabia are the core of the Sunni alliance.  Syria and Iran are the core of the Shia Alliance.

Most terrorists are stupid Muslims.  In reality, Islam is not a religion, but a terrorist culture. Muslims continue their march down the road of seventh century barbarism. No other religion is so vile, so hate-filled, and so violently aggressive in the pursuit of its goals.

Engaging in violence against non-Muslims is a central and indispensable principle to Islam. Islam is less a personal faith than a political ideology that exists in a fundamental and permanent state of war with non-Islamic civilizations, cultures, and individuals. Terror is the sine qua non of Islam.

The stupid Islamic holy texts outline a social, governmental, and economic system for all mankind. Those cultures and individuals who do not submit to stupid Islamic governance exist in an ipso facto state of rebellion with barbaric Allah and must be forcibly brought into submission. The misbegotten term Islamo-fascism is wholly redundant. Islam itself is a kind of stupid fascism that achieves its full and proper form only when it assumes the powers of the state.

The spectacular acts of Islamic terrorism in the late 20th and early 21st centuries are but the most recent manifestation of a global war of conquest that barbaric Islam has been waging since the days of the pseudo-prophet Muhammad in the 7th Century AD and that continues apace today. This is the simple, glaring truth that is staring the world today in the face, and which has stared it in the face numerous times in the past, but which it seems few today are willing to contemplate.

It is important to realize that we have been talking about Islam, not Islamic fundamentalism, extremism, fanaticism, Islamo-fascism, or Islamism, but Islam proper, Islam in its orthodox form as it has been understood and practiced by right-believing Muslims from the time of charlatan Muhammad to the present. The mounting episodes of Islamic terrorism in the late 20th and early 21st centuries are due largely to the geostrategic changes following the end of the Cold War and the growing technical options available to terrorists. Muslim terrorism is a symptom of Islam that may increase or decrease in intensity while Islam proper remains permanently hostile.

Islam has been associated with violence in a variety of contexts, including Jihads (holy wars), violent acts by Muslims against perceived enemies of Islam, violence against women ostensibly supported by Islam’s tenets, references to violence in the Quran, and acts of terrorism motivated and justified by Islam. Muslims, including clerics and leaders have used Islamic ideas, concepts, texts, and themes to justify violence, especially against non-Muslims.

Jihad is a religious duty of Muslims. In Arabic, the word jihād translates into English as struggle. Jihad appears in the Quran and frequently in the idiomatic expression striving in the way of Allah (al-jihad fi sabil Allah). A person engaged in jihad is called a mujahid; the plural is mujahideen. Jihad is an important religious duty for Muslims. This duty is the sixth pillar of Islam.

Muslims use jihad to condone acts of terror, claiming the support of their religion’s followers and Allah himself. Jihad explains the insanity of the Islamic faith. Quran endorses unequivocally all violence.

Muslims use jihad in a religious context to refer to three types of struggles: an internal struggle to maintain faith, the struggle to improve the Muslim society, and the struggle in a holy war. Quran and the ahadith jihad implies warfare in all cases. One of the collective duties of the community as a whole (fard kifaya) is to lodge a valid protest, to solve problems of religion, to have knowledge of Divine Law, to command what is right and forbid wrong conduct.

Both ancient and modern history are replete with Islamic intolerance and ensuing violence against every other ideology, such as modern violence against Western institutions, as well as historical violence against Hindus, and perpetual violence against Christians.

The tension reached a climax on September 11th, 2001 when Islamic terrorists flew hijacked commercial airplanes into the World Trade Center in New York City. All Muslims cheered the event! The War on Terror has caused anti-Muslim sentiments throughout Christianity and the rest of the world.

Al-Qaeda is one of the most infamous Islamic extremist groups, created by Osama bin Laden and CIA. The goal of al-Qaeda was to spread the purest form of Islam and Islamic law. For bin Laden, in order to do good by the Quran, he had to inflict terror upon millions. Following the terror attacks on September 11, bin Laden praised the suicide bombers in his statement: The great action you did which was first and foremost by the grace of Allah. This is the guidance of Allah and the blessed fruit of jihad.

Islam is similar to a self-replicating supercomputer virus. It is a hydra-headed monster, designed by its creators to be an unstoppable formula for global conquest. It’s almost impossible to eradicate, because it has no central brain or control center. Islam is like a starfish: when you cut off a limb, another grows to replace it. The names of the Muslim leaders, and the names of their Islamic groups, are transitory and ultimately unimportant. Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda are succeeded by Al-Baghdadi and the Islamic State, but they will all pass from the scene and be replaced by others. While Muslim leaders and regimes have come and gone, Islam itself has remained steadfastly at war with the non-Muslim world for 1,400 years.

Islam does not recognize secular national boundaries. To devout Muslims, there are only two significant realms of the world. First is the Dar al-Islam — the House of Islam, which is the land of the believers. The other is the Dar al-Harb — the House of War, which must be made Islamic by any means, including violent jihad. The expansion of Islam is sometimes held in check for long periods, but more often Islam is on the march, acquiring new territory. Once conquered by Islam, territory is rarely taken back, Spain being a notable exception.

The Muslim world produces almost no books or new inventions. Short of finding oil under their feet, most Islamic nations are backward and impoverished. So wherein lies the power source for Islam’s nearly constant expansion over the past fourteen centuries? The motor and the battery of Islam are the Koran and the Hadith, or sayings of Mohammed. A messianic Mahdi, Caliph or Ayatollah with sufficient charisma can accelerate Islam’s pace of conquest, but individual men are not the driving force.

Secular “Muslim in name only” strongmen from Saddam Hussein to Muamar Qadafi can hold Islamism in check for a period with brutal methods, but strongmen are often assassinated or otherwise removed from power, and in any event, they cannot live forever. Once the secular strongmen are gone, fanatical mullahs are able to stir their zealous Muslim followers into sufficient ardor to reinstall a radical Islamist regime under Sharia Law, according to the Koran.

This pattern of secular strongmen being followed by fanatical Islamist leaders has recurred many times over the past millennium and longer. Do not be fooled by modernists like King Abdullah of Jordan. To the true believer of Islam, any king or strongman is never more than a rifle shot or grenade toss away from being kinetically deposed, and replaced by another Islamist fanatic.

The persistent virulence of Muhammad’s 7th Century plan for global domination means that it is always ready to erupt in a fresh outbreak. Islam is like a brushfire or ringworm infection: it is dead and barren within the ring, but flares up where it parasitically feeds off the healthy non-Islamic societies around it. What produces this uniquely fanatical motivation, from within nations and peoples that otherwise seem devoid of energy and new ideas?

The motivation lies within the words of the Koran and Hadith. Most simply distilled, in the earthly realm, these Islamic texts offer immoral men sanction for thrill-killing, looting, raping, and capturing infidel slaves, and when these jihadists are killed, they are promised a perpetual orgy with seventy-two nubile virgin slave girls in Mohammed’s sick, evil and perverted Muslim paradise. Unlike the Jewish and Christian Bibles, the Quran and Hadith appeal not to man’s better angels, but to the darkest aspects of human nature. Tellingly, Moses and Jesus are said to have climbed to mountaintops to communicate with their God, while Mohammed received his messages from Allah deep inside a bat cave.

A meaningful or permanent reformation of Islam is impossible, because a new generation of fanatics, wielding the unexpurgated Quran and Hadith as their weapons, will always declare the reformists to be apostates and murder them. In Islam, the fanatics who are holding the unalterable Quran in one hand and a sword in the other always stand ready to seize complete power and exterminate their enemies.

This latent danger breeds fear and causes nearly all non-Muslims to be carefully circumspect in their dealings with Muslims, lest they lose their heads at a later date. This intentionally fostered fear of Islam is used as a cudgel against those who would otherwise resist its domination. The immutable Quran is the constant fountainhead of bloody Islamic conquest. Radical Islam is the pure Islam, the Koranic Islam, the real Islam. Anyone who does not understand this bitter reality is dangerously ignorant of the past 1,400 years of human history.

According to the barbaric Islamic law apostasy is identified by a list of actions such as conversion to another religion, denying the existence of God, rejecting the prophets, mocking God or the prophets, idol worship, rejecting the barbaric sharia, or permitting behavior that is forbidden by the sharia, such as adultery or the eating of forbidden foods or drinking of alcoholic beverages. The majority of Muslim scholars hold to the traditional view that apostasy is punishable by death.

Laws prohibiting religious conversion run contrary to Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states that everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.

The traditional view of apostasy hampered the development of Islamic learning. The penalty for apostasy in Islamic law is death. Islam is a barbaric culture, not just a religious community. It follows therefore that apostasy is treason. It is a withdrawal, a denial of allegiance as well as of religious belief and loyalty. Any sustained and principled opposition to the existing regime or order almost inevitably involves such a withdrawal.

A Lebanese man lured his father to Raqqa, Syria, capital of the Islamic State, to be beheaded by the Islamic extremist organization! Mahmoud al-Hussein from the northern Lebanese coastal city of Tripoli, traveled to Syria to retrieve his two daughters who were convinced by their brother, Yehia al-Hussein, 20, to join the Islamic State. He was ambushed by the group his son and daughters now belonged to, charged with insulting the Prophet Muhammad, contacts with the Turkish embassy, and relations with the Lebanese government, and then beheaded.

While Eurokleptocrats keep guessing how Islam managed to launch a massacre in Paris, the answer to the question is right under their noses.

It turned out that the overcrowded borough of Molenbeek in Brussels is a safe haven for Muslims. It is here where Muslims acquire guns and find logistical support and networks to carry out terrorists attacks in Europe.

The absurdity of the situation is that Molenbeek is in a short distance from the headquarters of NATO and the European Commission. In other words, there is a breeding ground for Islam next to the main offices of both NATO and the EU coexisting in Brussels at the heart of Europe.

Here are some terror quotes from Quran:

And slay them wherever you come upon them, and expel them from where they expelled you; persecution is more grievous than slaying. But fight them not by the Holy Mosque until they should fight you there; then, if they fight you, slay them — such is the recompense of unbelievers, but if they give over, surely Allah is All-forgiving, All-compassionate. Fight them, till there is no persecution and the religion is Allah’s; then if they give over, there shall be no enmity save for evildoers. (Quran 2:191-193)

Men are the managers of the affairs of women for that Allah has preferred in bounty one of them over another, and for that they have expended of their property. Righteous women are therefore obedient, guarding the secret for Allah’s guarding. And those you fear may be rebellious admonish; banish them to their couches, and beat them. (Quran 4:34)

They wish that you should disbelieve as they disbelieve, and then you would be equal; therefore take not to yourselves friends of them, until they emigrate in the way of Allah; then, if they turn their backs, take them, and slay them wherever you find them; take not to yourselves any one of them as friend or helper. (Quran 4:89)

This is the recompense of those who fight against Allah and His Messenger, and hasten about the earth, to do corruption there: they shall be slaughtered, or crucified, or their hands and feet shall alternately be struck off; or they shall be banished from the land. That is a degradation for them in this world; and in the world to come awaits them a mighty chastisement. (Quran 5:33)

When thy Lord was revealing to the angels, ˜I am with you; so confirm the believers. I shall cast into the unbelievers’ hearts terror; so smite above the necks, and smite every finger of them! (Quran 8:12)

Make ready for them whatever force and strings of horses you can, to strike terror in the enemy of Allah and your enemy, and others besides them that you know not; Allah knows them. And whatsoever you expend in the way of Allah shall be repaid you in full; you will not be wronged. (Quran 8:60)

Then, when the sacred months are drawn away, slay the idolaters wherever you find them, and take them, and confine them, and lie in wait for them at every place of ambush. But if they repent, and perform the prayer, and pay the alms, then let them go their way; Allah is All-forgiving, All-compassionate. (Quran 9:5)

Fight those who believe not in Allah and the Last Day and do not forbid what Allah and His Messenger have forbidden — such men as practise not the religion of truth, being of those who have been given the Book — until they pay the tribute out of hand and have been humbled. (Quran 9:29)

Allah has bought from the believers their selves and their possessions against the gift of Paradise; they fight in the way of Allah; they kill, and are killed; that is a promise binding upon Allah in the Torah, and the Gospel, and the Koran; and who fulfils his covenant truer than Allah? So rejoice in the bargain you have made with Him; that is the mighty triumph. (Quran 9:111)

O believers, fight the unbelievers who are near to you; and let them find in you a harshness; and know that Allah is with the godfearing. (Quran 9:123)

When you meet the unbelievers, smite their necks, then, when you have made wide slaughter among them, tie fast the bonds; then set them free, either by grace or ransom, till the war lays down its loads. So it shall be; and if Allah had willed, He would have avenged Himself upon them; but that He may try some of you by means of others. And those who are slain in the way of Allah, He will not send their works astray. (Quran 47:4)