Why Actually SAYING ‘Radical Islam’ Matters

Use of the phrase “Radical Islam” has been forsworn by the Obama administration. By refusing to use this phrase they seem to hope that the jihadists will be less mad at us. What they are doing is refusing to name the threat. Gays, Jews, Christians, and Western civilization are on the radical Islamist kill list. Without a clear definition of the threat, you cannot formulate an adequate response.  Here is why the phrase needs to be said. Read the article for clarity.

Radical Islam Matters

As By The New York Post Editorial Board:

In the course of denouncing Donald Trump on Tuesday, President Obama tried to explain why he still refuses to use the phrase “radical Islam” to describe the ongoing terrorist threat against America.

“Does anyone seriously think we don’t know who we’re fighting?” the president said, adding that US forces in the Middle East “know full well who the enemy is.”

But if we all know it, why refuse to say so?

Obama insists that naming the foe “would make us less safe, fueling [ISIS’s] notion that the West hates Muslims.”

Please. Does anyone seriously believe that ISIS and those who share its ideology haven’t always felt this way — or that avoiding the words “radical Islam” matters a whit to the terrorists?




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  • 2War Abn Vet

    I disagree! Try as you may, you cannot parse Islam. There are no radical Muslims, there are no moderate Muslims; there are only Muslims. The Quran and Sharia are compulsory for all.

    “Slay the unbelievers wherever you find them.” Qur’an 2:191
    “Make war on the infidels living in your neighborhood.” Qur’an 9:123
    “When opportunity arises, kill the infidels wherever you find them.” Qur’an 9:30
    “The Jews and the Christians are perverts;.” Qur’an 9:5
    “Any religion other than Islam is not acceptable.” Qur’an 3:85

  • http://www.bibleversusconstitution.org/ Kingdom Ambassador

    WHY identifying the genesis of radical Islam here in America matters!

    CLUE: There were no openly practicing Muslims, no Mosques, no Sharia, and no Islamic terrorism in 17th-century Colonial America whose governments of, by, and for God were established upon Yahweh’s moral law, beginning with the First Commandment:

    “When the 18th-century founders replaced the First Commandment (found intact in some 17th-century Colonial Constitutions) with the First Amendment, America was transformed from a predominantly monotheistic Christian nation (a united nation under one God, Yahweh) into arguably the most polytheistic nation to exist (a divided nation under many gods, including Islam’s Allah).

    “It’s one thing to allow for individual freedom of conscience and private choice of gods, something impossible to legislate for or against. It’s another matter altogether for government to enable any and all religions to proliferate through the land and evangelize our posterity to false gods. This is what the First Amendment legitimizes. It is an unequivocal violation of the First Commandment and the polar opposite of the following First Commandment statute:

    ‘[Y]e shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves. For thou shall worship no other god: for Yahweh, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God: Lest thou … go a whoring after their gods….’ (Exodus 34:13-15)….”

    For more, see blog article “National Religious Freedom Day aka Celebrating the Founders’ Violation of the First Commandment” at http://www.constitutionmythbusters.org/national-religious-freedom-day-aka-celebrating-the-founders-violation-of-the-first-commandment/.


    This is what A ex-muslim said some years ago..”Every moderate muslim is a potential terrorist. The belief in islam is like a tank of gasoline. It looks innocuous, until it meets the fire. For a moderate muslim to become a murderous jhadists, all it takes is a spark of faith. But it’s time to put an end to that charade of moderate muslim. There is NO such a thing as moderate muslim. mulsims are either jihadists or dormant jihadists. moderate they are NOT.” Ali Sina, ex-muslim. I agree with this ex-muslim and there are a lot of examples of that! There is another issue here and that is there is no such a thing as radical islam. For example, isis is following their quran and hadith to the letter and I will give a few passgaes from their quran. 3:32, 48:29, 4:24, 5:33, 9:29, 9:73, 43:35, 9:5 which is the infamous verse of the sword. These are but a few of their passages found in their quran.