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Aussie Dhimwit of the Month (August 2009)

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St PilgerIt probably comes as no surprise to readers that John Pilger easily romped home. One can only gaze in awe at this Colossus of dhimmitude.
 
Results were: John Pilger 46.8% Robert McClelland 26.4% NSW Department of Education 24.8% David Hicks 1.9%. (Poor old Dave, ex-jihadi, now supposedly a Christian, but still the biggest loser.)
Pilger abandoned Sydney for England in the 60's, where he's been ever since, spewing his hatred of Israel and the United States, while praising Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, the Marxist Sandinistas of Nicaragua, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, whom he described as "a threat to America because he offers the alternative of a decent society,"  and of course Islamic terrorists like Hamas:Love is in the air
 
the horror now raining on Gaza has little to do with Hamas or, absurdly, “Israel’s right to exist”. They know the opposite to be true: that Palestine’s right to exist was cancelled 61 years ago and the expulsion and, if necessary, extinction of the indigenous people was planned and executed by the founders of Israel.
 
In Gaza, the enforced starvation and denial of humanitarian aid...the systematic destruction of infrastructure and the killing and maiming of the civilian population, 50 per cent of whom are children, meet the international standard of the Genocide Convention.
 
. .. a mostly supine western media says Hamas is a terrorist organisation devoted to Israel’s destruction and to “blame” for the massacres and siege of its own people... In fact, Hamas’s real threat is its example as the Arab world’s only democratically elected government. (source)
 
 
Pilger disdains objective analysis, promoting an extremist Palestinian narrative and claims that Western support for Israel -- coupled with Western disregard for the welfare of Arab and Muslim nations -- is mostly to blame for the persistent unrest in the Middle East and the rise of Islamic terrorism:
 
"The bombs of 7 July were Blair's bombs. Blair brought home to this country his and George W Bush's illegal, unprovoked and blood-soaked adventure in the Middle East. Were it not for his epic irresponsibility, the Londoners who died in the Tube and on the No 30 bus almost certainly would be alive today."
 
When asked, in an interview with the ABC in 2004, if he approved of "the killing of American, British or Australian troops" by their enemies in Iraq, he replied, "Well yes, they're legitimate targets.They're illegally occupying a country." (source)
 
Pilger with dead Ho
Pilger with one of his dead friends
 
Keith Windschuttle in “The Adversary Culture:The perverse anti-Westernism of the cultural elite” tells how:
 
Within days of the 9/11 terrorist assault, a number of influential Western intellectuals responded in ways that, morally and symbolically, were no different to the celebrations of the crowds on the streets of Palestine and Islamabad. Perhaps the worst single response was made by an Australian... John Pilger said the real terrorists were not Muslim radicals but the Americans themselves.: “If the attacks on America have their source in the Islamic world, who can be surprised? … Far from being the terrorists of the world, the Islamic peoples have been its victims — that is, the victims of American fundamentalism, whose power, in all its forms — military, strategic and economic — is the greatest source of terrorism on earth.“ (source)

IIn 2002 Pilger wrote and directed the documentary Breaking the Silence: Truth and Lies in the War on Terror, in which he accused the U.S. of being "a rapacious imperial power," and asserted that America and the UK were jointly responsible for "the terrorism that dare not speak it's name, because it's our terrorism."
 
In his documentary The New Rulers of the World, Pilger identified the Western pursuit of globalization as a chief cause of contemporary Islamic terrorism; stating "'the War on Terrorism' is terrorism."
 
In 2002, together with Chomsky, Fisk and other leftists, he wrote Iraq Under Seige: The Deadly Impact of Sanctions and War, which blamed the United States for the malnutrition, disease, and increased infant mortality rates in pre-war Iraq. (reference)
 
Our Dhimwit of the Month award may not be as prestigious as his 2009 Sydney Peace Prize, with its cloying citation:
"For work as an author, filmmaker and journalist as well as for courage as a foreign and war correspondent in enabling the voices of the powerless to be heard."
"For commitment to peace with justice by exposing and holding governments to account for human rights abuses and for fearless challenges to censorship in any form."
 
But maybe our citation reflects more accurately the calibre of the man:
"For his unremitting efforts to spread hatred of Western democracy and support for Islamic totalitarianism" "For his commitment to destroying our freedoms and democratic government and upholding repressive Marxist and Islamic governments."
Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 September 2009 03:31  

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History - Violent Jihad

Australians celebrate and revere Anzac Day on April 25th each year in remembrance of our brave soldiers who fought in two great world wars to secure our freedom. Every Australian identifies with the slogan “lest we forget” and in services held around the country people reflect on the battles and men who died to secure our freedom. Yet across the world in France, there is one remarkable battle which helped form the Europe we know today and allowed the development of civilization based on Judeo Christian principles. This one famous battle has become known as the battle of Tours and effectively stopped the Muslim advance into Europe. After the death of Mohammed in 632AD, Muslim armies exploded out of the Arabian peninsula to conquer much of the Middle East, expanding across north Africa. From there they crossed into Spain in 711AD and eventually controlled much of al-Andalus by 715AD. It was the victory at Tours by Charles Martel that stemmed the tide and eventually the Muslim marauders were expelled from Spain in 1492 when the last outpost at Granada fell to King Ferdinand of Spain. 

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History - Infidels' Resistance

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Ransomer of Captives from the Muslims

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History - Tolerance Myths

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Islamic Pirates

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History - Violent Jihad

Barbary Corsair
Somalian Islamic Pirates & Lessons from History
 
The dramatic rescue of the American cargo-ship captain Richard Phillips from the hands of Somalian Islamic pirates by the U.S. Navy—killing three pirates, holding him hostage at gun-point, through precision-targeting—warrants a review of the U.S. struggle with piracy and hostage-taking in North Africa, which ended two centuries ago.

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The Battle of Broken Hill

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The First Islamic Terrorist Attack on Australian Soil
 
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Jihad Galore

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History - Tolerance Myths

Jihad Galore and the Toledo Whore

Battle of Higueruela

Alhambra - GazelleHow often in conversation with a Muslim, do they quote Spain as the crowning achievement of Islam, where Muslims, Jews and Christians lived in harmony for about 800 years?

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Arabs Hated The Quran

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History - Stolen Heritage

 
How the Arabs Hated The Quran
 
Old Quran

Wh y are you a Muslim?
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Lepanto Anniversary

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History - Imperialism

Decisive Victory for the West

At this time of year, it is timely to remember one of the greatest victories of the west against the Islamic world. On the 7th October in 1571, Don Juan and the Holy League, led by Admiral Doria, defeated the larger Ottoman fleet in the Battle of Lepanto, saving Europe from the Turks and militant Islam. The Holy League was a coalition of different armies - of the Republic of Venice, the Papacy (under Pope Pius V), Spain (including Naples, Sicily and Sardinia), the Republic of Genoa, the Duchy of Savoy, the Knights Hospitaller and some others.

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Muslim Jerusalem

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History - Stolen Heritage

Jerusalem - Coat of ArmsWhy do Muslims insist that Jerusalem is their Holy City?
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Mohammed, who at this stage needed more followers, decided to win those tribes over and convert them to his newly invented religion.

Islam was yet not as fully developed as we know it today, and Mohammed was still having his sessions with Allah (the Medina period revelations).

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Killing of Banu Quraiza

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History - Imperialism

Did Prophet Muhammad order Killing Surrendered Jews of Banu Quraiza and Khaybar?  A historical Analysis

In the post 9/11 era of this modern-world, Islamists around the globe are busy with ‘damage control utopia’ in order to correct the image of religion Islam. We all know that the nucleus of Islam are: Quran, Hadiths (Sunnah) supported by Islamic histories and biographies recorded by various famous Islamic scholars and historians.

What Mecca?

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History - Early History

A great tragedy of the Islamic control of our universities and political correctness plus the fear of extreme violence if anyone dares question the roots and claims of Islam is ...that nobody dares question the roots and claims of Islam!!!  I want to stimulate interest and offer this summary of information on Mecca from (LINK) which discusses some problems with Muslim claims in a comparison of evidence supporting Islam/Christianity. 

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Yahweh or Hubal

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FlagThere is a very strongly entrenched view among majority of Westerners today that the three main monotheistic religions Judaism, Christianity and Islam share one common God and therefore despite the obvious differences, the core foundation of these three religions is the same. 

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