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Here are a couple of questions for you: If, in this country, terrorism is to be fought by travel bans, if (as Donald Trump once tweeted) “we don’t want ‘em here,” then why are all the travel bans aimed at Muslims? If the most threatening terror types shouldn’t be traveling either to or in this country, then why aren’t there travel bans against white Americans? After all, in the United States, terror has actually been a remarkably ashen phenomenon and I’m not just thinking of young white supremacist Dylann Roof, who walked into Charleston’s Mother Emanuel AME church and gunned down nine black parishioners in June 2015, or Stephen Paddock, the 64-year-old white retiree who slaughtered almost 60 people and wounded hundreds more from a Las Vegas hotel window in November 2017, the largest mass shooting by a single gunman in American history. Between 2008 and 2015, for instance, a majority of the 208 cases defined as terrorism in the United States (115 of them) were perpetrated by right-wing white extremists, almost double the number inspired by Islamic terrorism. Such attacks, the record seems to show, are also more likely to be deadly.

Except in cases like those of Dylann Roof and that Las Vegas massacre, such white acts are often not treated as a form of terror at all, but as so many random incidents of violence and are generally not given the kind of blanket media attention that those of self-proclaimed Islamist terrorists get. As comedian Ken Cheng put it: “Terrorism is one of the only areas where white people do most of the work and get none of the credit.” And of course this has only become more obvious in the age of Trump, years in which, as TomDispatch regular Arnold Isaacs suggests today, a growing crew of Islamophobes, already professionalized and creating a stream of fraudulent propaganda about Islamist terrorism in this country, has become ever more influential in the world of the alt-right and beyond. Isaacs, who has been covering anti-Muslim bigotry in this country for this website, lays out today just how the Islamophobes make their “case.”

(Republished from TomDispatch by permission of author or representative)
• Category: Ideology • Tags: Islamophobia, Muslims 
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  1. Rational says:


    The whole of liberalism is based on lies. And their first scam is bogus terminology, in which their side is good, and described with favorable terminology, and the other side is tarnished a priori by describing it with negative terminology.

    So if you are a normal person and hate Islam, a criminal cult, started by a violent mentally deranged criminal pedophile rapist Mohammad, who is worshipped as a “Prophet” and which cult tells you in its “holy” book, Koran, to kill infidels and promises heaven, then, according to liberals, you are not normal, but you just have a phobia—an irrational fear of being killed by religious fanatics and terrorists. These liberals are truly sick!!

    There is no evidence that the Las Vegas killer was a white supremacist—his targets were mostly white people In fact, he was probably an alienist who was going around with an Asian woman.

    But did you hear about the 8 Muslims who gang-raped a pregnant goat in India today?

    Every few days, Muslims are killing people. As per the website the religion of peace in the com domain:

    Islamic Terrorists…

    …killed twice as many people in one month (5000) in November, 2014) than were killed in in 350 years of Inquisition (2000-3000).
    …murder more people every day than the KKK has in the last 70 years (26 since 1945).
    …killed more civilians in two hours on September 11th (2977) than in the 26 years of sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland (2236).
    …massacred more Iraqis on a single day in June, 2014 (1566) than the number of criminals executed by America in the last 40 years (1423).
    …killed more Americans on American soil than the combined militaries of Japan and Nazi Germany in WWII.

    …slaughter almost twice as many people everyday than were killed during the entire Salem Witch Trials (20).

    So Mr. Engelhardt, take your lies somewhere else.

  2. Rational says:


    I want to add that I did a little research, and found this to explain the source of Mr. Issac’s lies:

    • Replies: @eah
  3. Anonymous[667] • Disclaimer says:

    Tom Englelhardt, an anti-White, anti-American journalist, is an “enemy of the people” as declared by the Commander in Chief. We are ready and await his command. Bill Cinton’s Rules of Engagement will be in effect during the upcoming DOTR.

    “Second, please recall Bill Clinton’s rules of engagement as applied to the Serbs in 1999, wherein he decided that the political leaders, bureaucratic support structure, media infrastructure and intellectual underpinnings of his enemies’ war effort were legitimate targets of war. No one else may have been paying attention to the unintended consequences of that, but many folks on our side of the present divide were.”

    A reminder about the shape of the battlefield (legal and otherwise) and Bill Clinton’s Rules of Engagement.

    Deliver our nation from immigration.
    Deliver our people from invasion.
    Deliver us from Arab, Black, and Asian.
    St. Breivik, pray for us.

    • Replies: @t-gordon
  4. t-gordon says:

    After bypassing Mr. Englehart’s nauseous piece for the comments section, I come upon Pepe at the hanging tree and references to St. Breivik. I remember being at a Polish FOB in Afghanistan in 2011 and trying to figure out “what happened” via their news channel. Thank you for the warning St. Breivik. Life is good, life is funny (until one is murdered by terrorists). Thank you for this morning’s chuckle.

  5. TG says:

    Islam is a religion of peace and all who say different must be killed.

  6. Tom was a reliable anti-war voice and one of those rare good guys on the left, until Trump. Then he became one of the anti-Trump zombies. Sad!
    As for the alleged “Islamophobia,” I have no doubt that CAIR and other Islamic organizations ARE plotting to conquer us — it’s called taqiyah and it’s enshrined in the Quran. But the globalists like Soros and the other PC liberals are the true threat, as they aim to render us defenseless from the Saracen invasion.

  7. Heh. Yet another severely cognitively challenged, nearly-innumerate anti-White leftist. Allow me to assist you with a (very simple) concept:

    You’re welcome.

    A few more basic facts with which you seem unfamiliar.

    Diversity + proximity = conflict

    60 million+ non-White invaders since the notorious 1965 Hart-(((Celler))) Act.

    Enough. Close the borders, expel the invaders… and crush the traitors.

  8. eah says:


  9. MBlanc46 says:

    Mr Unz chooses to provide a platform for Mr Engelhardt. Fair enough. It’s Me Unz’s site. But as far as Zi’m concerned, he can peddle his anti-white hatred slsewhere.

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