Monthly Archives: August 2022

Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor about NMSU and Muslims article of Friday Aug 26.  Posted 8/26/22

Friday’s Grant County Beat had a story headlined: “NMSU pledges solidarity with Muslim community following shooting deaths.” The deaths referred to were four Muslim men murdered in Albuquerque since last November. A suspect has been arrested for at least two of the killings, and is probably responsible for all four. 

                                                                                                                                                             This arrest was not mentioned in the NMSU article, which was all about how various groups and college officials at NMSU are wonderful people eager “to show a genuine act of kindness to respectfully serve and support the Muslim community in New Mexico,” in the words of Yoshi Iwasaki, Dean of NMSU’s College of Health, Education and Social Transformation. (Social Transformation?) 

In fact, any mention of the suspect arrested for the killings would have detracted from all the virtue posturing at NMSU. The suspect, you see, is another Muslim, a refugee from Afghanistan.  His motive for the killings is that the victims were all Shiite Muslims and he is a Sunni Muslim.  The Sunnis and the Shiites have been killing each other for 1400 years. The Battle of Karbala in 680 AD marked the beginning of a never-ending Sunni-Shia civil war.   

It is never-ending because each sect considers the other to be apostates or hypocrites, and the eternal command of Allah is to wage war against such unbelievers until they are subdued. An analogy would be if the Troubles of Northern Ireland in the late Twentieth Century represented a permanent condition of Protestant-Catholic Christians everywhere on earth. 

Shia Muslims are the majority in only a few Muslim nations, Iran, Iraq, Azerbaijan, and Bahrain. Shias are only between 10 and 20 percent In Afghanistan, where they have been routinely terrorized by the majority Sunnis.  A recent report from Human Rights Watch concerning Afghanistan cited  “— suicide bombings that killed at least 72 people at the Sayed Abad mosque in Kunduz on October 8, and a bombing that killed at least 63 people at the Bibi Fatima mosque in Kandahar on October 15. After the Kandahar attack, ISIS issued a statement saying it would target Shia in their homes and centers “in every way, from slaughtering their necks to scattering their limbs… and the news of [ISIS’s] attacks…in the temples of the [Shia] and their gatherings is not hidden from anyone, from Baghdad to Khorasan.”(1) 

Note the warning that Shias would be attacked “in their homes and centers” i.e., mosques.  This means that there is no place in Afghanistan where Shias can be safe from the Sunnis. But it’s not just Afghanistan: it’s everywhere. That includes the streets of Albuquerque and the campus at NMSU.  Oh, you say, Muslim refugees won’t bring their cultural baggage with them when they come to America? They would be the first group who didn’t. We shouldn’t be surprised that a Sunni refugee from Afghanistan killed four Shias in Albuquerque — or anywhere else in America.  

The good people at NMSU, and I mean that sincerely, invited Sureyya Husain of the Southern New Mexico Islamic Center to participate in their solidarity show. The Southern New Mexico Islamic Center is a SUNNI Mosque in Las Cruces. Was Sureya Husain there to be questioned about a Sunni killing Shias in Albuquerque? I’m afraid not.  

Thus, the NMSU staff and faculty, by inviting Sunnis to participate, could be seen as supporting the Sunni killing of Shias. This was not their intention, but in a Sunni vs. Shia situation, you either take sides or condemn both.  Knowledgeable people condemn both.    

  1. https://www.hrw.org/news/2021/10/25/afghanistan-surge-islamic-state-attacks-shia 

Muslims hate dogs, but they LOVE little girls

Muslims hate dogs, but they LOVE little girls by Peter Burrows 8/23/22, elburropete@gmail.comhttps://wordpress.com/home/silvercityburro.com  

Muhammad, may he rot in Hell, once said the angel Gabriel wouldn’t deliver a revelation to him because there was a dog in the house. Dogs thus became forbidden in Islam unless they were working dogs.  In my unsubstantiated opinion, Muhammad was a petty little narcissist who resented the attention and affection given to a dog when he, Muhammad, was supposed to be the center of the universe.  

Muhammad expressed his displeasure with dogs, and since he spoke for the eternal Allah, dogs suffer Muslim cruelty to this day.  Recently, Robert Spencer reported in his Jihad Watch that Iranian officials raided a privately run dog shelter and killed 1700 dogs, much to the displeasure of the decent people running the shelter.(1) No matter, Muhammad rules now and forever. In fact, I’m surprised the people running the shelter weren’t killed, too.  

Just as Muhammad’s dislike of dogs some 1400 years ago is a problem for dogs today, so his pedophilia back then a problem for little girls today.  You see, Muhammad married a six-year-old when he was 53, and until she was big enough to have intercourse with, which he started when she was nine, he would put his penis between her thighs and, apparently, ejaculate when they took baths together. 

This is called “thighing” (2) and is something you’ve probably never heard of until now. Multiculturalism is so mind expanding, don’t you think? While some Muslims question the “thighing” narrative, none question that Muhammad bathed and fondled his young bride. This disgusting conduct is not only accepted today but REVERED because the eternal Koran blessed everything Muhammad did. Here is what Allah revealed in Verse 33:21:  

“Surely there was a good example for you in the messenger of Allah, for all those who look forward to Allah and the last day and remember Allah much.”  (3)  

The only people looking “forward to Allah” on the Day of Resurrection are devout Muslims who are guaranteed heaven. Everybody else will go to Hell. Consequently, one way to ensure Allah’s favor is to emulate the “good example” of Muhammad. Tragically, the example of Muhammad, contrary to what Muslims might claim, cannot be rationalized by the context of the times. Here’s Mawdudi’s footnote to Verse 33:21:    

It can also be translated as follows: “Surely there is (rather than there was) a good example for you in the Messenger of Allah ….” (4)  

To repeat, Muhammad IS a good example, which means TODAY and FOREVER. Something that is forever is not limited by temporal context. Any Muslim who disagrees is disagreeing with Mawdudi’s opinion, and Mawdudi was a consensus Islamic scholar and NO dissent from such consensus is allowed. This is what Sharia law says on the matter: 

“Never explain a verse of the Holy Quran by your own opinion, but check on as to how it has been understood by the scholars of sacred law who came before you. If you comprehend something else by it and what you have understood contradicts the sacred law, forsake your wretched opinion and fling it against the wall.” (5)    

Since “scholars of sacred law” reject any contextual interpretation of Islam, it shouldn’t be surprising that efforts to raise the age of marriage in Islamic nations have frequently met fierce resistance. (6) Any such laws are considered un-Islamic and a criticism of the Prophet, which would be an apostasy. Nonetheless, the legal age of marriage has been raised in most Islamic nations to 16 or 18. The degree to which these laws are enforced is another matter, as is the very real possibility that some of these laws are passed to convince non-Muslims that Islam can change with the times.  

But it can’t, and that, in a nutshell, is one of the problems with Islam: it’s frozen in time, Muhammad’s time. Fourteen hundred years ago, child brides were common, as was capital punishment by stoning. Slavery was considered normal and women were second class citizens, if that. All of this is still the case today where Islam rules. 

Admittedly, the customs of 1400 years ago weren’t confined to Arabia, or to just Muslims. After all, it was only a little over one hundred years ago (1920) that women were allowed to vote in the United States, and while there are no women preaching in mosques today, neither are there any women preaching in Catholic churches. The big difference is that nowhere in Judeo-Christian canonical literature is it decreed that every detail set forth is from God and therefore possesses eternal verity to be obeyed in all aspects of life, including government.   

Not so with Islam. In the forward to Sayyid Mawdudi’s Twentieth Century translation of the Koran, a devout, highly educated Muslim described the Koran as the “Last Book” from Allah which “was meant to serve as a beacon light for the guidance of humanity till the end of time.” (7)  

Thus, Muslims believe the Koran is the eternal word of God to be obeyed forever, and the Koran extends this to include whatever Muhammad said or did.  Allah makes this quite clear in Revelation/Verse 4:59: “Believers obey Allah and obey the Messenger, and those invested with authority among you; and then if you were to dispute among yourselves about anything refer it to Allah and the Messenger —.” (8)  

Mawdudi’s explanatory footnote puts Muhammad on virtually equal footing with Allah: “In an Islamic order the injunctions of God and the way of the Prophet (peace be on him) constitute the basic law and paramount authority in all matters.” (9)  

An “Islamic order” is an Islamic theocracy and “the way of the prophet” is whatever Muhammad said or did. Since Muhammad had sex with a child, even though that was 1400 years ago, it is allowed today with some restrictions. The Reliance of the Traveller (sic), which is a book of Sunni law, recognizes the legality of prepubescent marriage, husband or wife,(10) as does the Koran for wives.(11)  

Furthermore, the Reliance has a specific penalty that men must pay if having intercourse with a prepubescent girl causes physical damage to her: “A full indemnity is paid — for injuring the peritioneal (sic – should be peritoneal) wall between vagina and rectum so they become one aperture –.”(12)  

This is called a recto-vaginal fistula (13) and it is a serious, painful and life-threatening condition. A full indemnity that a man must pay for doing this is 100 camels or their equivalent value.(14) Now, If I were Allah, the monetary penalty would be far, far greater and the Muslim man would be rendered physically incapable of ever again hurting another little girl — or a big girl, either.  

The Reliance is a book of Sunni law and Shiite law is more onerous, though still far short of what Allah Burro would impose.  The late Ayatollah Khomeini, a Shiite Muslim of unquestioned authority, had this to say on the matter:  

“A man can have sexual pleasure from a child as young as a baby.  However, he should not penetrate vaginally, but sodomising the child is acceptable.  If a man does penetrate and damage the child, then he should be responsible for her subsistence all her life.  This girl will not count as one of his four permanent wives and the man will not be eligible to marry the girl’s sister… “(15) 

The key line from the above is: “he should be responsible for her subsistence all her life.” This penalty seems more apt than 100 camels, but it probably places the little girl’s life in danger. One must ask if sodomizing doesn’t also risk serious damage even though it is “acceptable.” Also, how does the Muslim man obtain children “as young as a baby?” Are they his children, his “brides,” or his slaves — or all three?   

Since Khomeini said it is lawful for a man to “have sexual pleasure from a child as young as a baby,” it is apparent that pedophilia is legal under Shiite law as well as Sunni law. This is to be expected since all sects of Islam honor the “way of the Prophet” who was obviously a pedophile.  That, of course, is a verdict based on today’s norms as practiced virtually anywhere in the non-Muslim world.    

Not, however, where Islam rules. The fact that Islam has explicit penalties for physically damaging a young girl via intercourse or attempted intercourse is strongly indicative of the commonality of such practices, and the light penalties are further evidence of the second-class status of females in Islamic societies.  

When the Ayatollah Khomeini became ruler of Iran, he lowered the marriage age for brides to nine.  He also opined that it was “better for a girl to marry at such a time when she would begin menstruation at her husband’s house, rather than her father’s home.  Any father marrying his daughter so young will have a permanent place in heaven.”(16) 

Let’s repeat that last bit just for the sake of multicultural enlightenment: “Any father marrying his daughter so young will have a permanent place in heaven.” Hmmm. Not exactly where Allah Burro would send such pedophile-pimp fathers, but Allah Burro is very closed-minded about such things.  

Since Muhammad also owned slaves, another widespread custom of his time, it shouldn’t be surprising that Muslims today will practice slavery.  The recent attempt of ISIS to reestablish a caliphate provides a case study on how slavery and pedophilia interact where The Way of the Prophet rules. This is from a question-answer manual instructing ISIS soldiers on how to treat prepubescent slave girls:   

Q 13: Is it permissible to have intercourse with a female slave who has not reached puberty? (A) It is permissible to have intercourse with the female slave who hasn’t reached puberty if she is fit for intercourse. However, if she is not fit for intercourse then it is enough to enjoy her without intercourse. (17) 

I assume that means sodomy, acceptable according to Khomeini, which raises a fundamental question: How can any normal man “enjoy” that? Maybe you have to be raised a Muslim. That would explain that when ISIS had slave auctions, the female slaves in the 1 to 9 age group commanded prices as much as four times that of the 20 to 30 group. (18) Another question: if intercourse with a slave girl causes a fistula, does the slave girl get 100 camels or sustenance for life?  

To repeat, I find it difficult to believe a man could be raised to “have sexual pleasure from a child as young as a baby.” I don’t count, though. It’s the Muslim man who counts, and I don’t want him in my country. Since there is no way to screen the good Muslim man from the bad Muslim man, that would mean no Muslim men allowed. Period.  For those Muslim men already here, it should be made clear that our man-made laws supersede the “laws” of Allah. It should also be made clear that men sent to prison for pedophilia often receive the penalty Allah Burro would impose.  

If you have been a defender of Islam and Muslims, for whatever reason, you have condoned cruelty to dogs and the sexual molestation and mutilation of young girls, even babies.  The probability that a majority of Muslims don’t support such behavior is immaterial.  They don’t actively oppose it either, and that is unacceptable.      

Sources 

Note: This article was motivated by a 32-minute YouTube: PfanderFilms Lloyd #13 Since Muhamma married Aisha, so can others!: //www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjZ71Lg8i0c&t=1488s:  

(1)  https://www.jihadwatch.org/2022/08/iran-regime-agents-raid-dog-shelter-kill-more-than-1700-dogs In the article, Spencer references three Shia hadiths, saying: “Islam hates dogs. This goes for Shi’ite Islam as well as Sunni Islam. 

“Abu Abd Allah, Alayhi al-Salam, said, ‘It is detestable for a Muslim to allow a dog to live in his house.” (Al-Kafi H 12735, ch. 12, h 1) 

“Abu Abd Allah, Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘Whoever keeps a dog, every day one Qirat (a certain unit of measurement) is reduced from the (good) deeds of his owner.’” (Al-Kafi H 12736, ch. 12, h 2) 

“Abu Jafar, Alayhi al-Salam, has said that Amir al-Mu’minin has said, “There is nothing good in dogs except hunting dogs or that which guards cattle.’” (Al-Kafi 12738, Ch. 12, h 4) – (Explosive detection dogs sent to Jordan were mistreated inspite of being working dogs. Are Muslims so blinded by their religion that they cannot expand on what “working dog” means? https://www.govexec.com/management/2019/09/watchdog-state-department-needs-stop-letting-antiterrorism-dogs-die-jordan/159785/ 

“Amir al-Mu’minin is the leader of the believers, in this case, Muhammad.” 

There are numerous references in Sunni hadiths, e.g. – Narrated Salim’s father: Once Gabriel promised to visit the Prophet (ﷺ) but he delayed and the Prophet (ﷺ) got worried about that. At last he came out and found Gabriel and complained to him of his grief (for his delay). Gabriel said to him, “We do not enter a place in which there is a picture or a dog.” Sahih al-Bukhari 5960 Book 77 Hadith 176 (USC_MSA web (English) reference Vol. 7, Book 72 Hadith 843.) 

“The Prophet, peace be upon him, said: ‘Whoever keeps a dog, his good deeds will decrease every day by one qeeraat [a unit of measurement], unless it is a dog for farming or herding.’ In another report, it is said: ‘ …unless it is a dog for herding sheep, farming or hunting.'”—Bukhari Sharif 

Muslims base the prohibition against having a dog in one’s home, except for working or service dogs, on these traditions.  

(2) https://wikiislam.net/wiki/Thighing  – Question: What’s the ruling on thighing minors? Answer: If the question refers to the thighing of a minor wife by her man then this is permissible. But if the question refers to the thighing of a non-wife then it’s forbidden whether it’s the thighing of a minor or an adult, a male or a female. 

(3) Sayyid Abdul a’la Mawdudi, Towards Understanding the Qur’an, abridged, hardcover version of Tafhim al-Qur’an. Translated and edited (from Urdu to English) by Zafar Ishaq Ansari, The Islamic Foundation, Leicester, UK, 2015, Verse 33:21, pg. 866. This is an abridged, English language version of Mawdudi’s six-volume translation of the Koran from Arabic to Urdu. (Thirteen volumes in English.) While none of Mawdudi’s extensive footnotes are referenced, we can be sure that all of his interpretations are well-grounded in Islamic traditional theology. Otherwise, it could not have been published.  

(4) ibid 

(5) Ahmed ibn Naqib al-Misra, Reliance of the Traveller (‘Umdat al-Salik): A Classic Manual of Islamic Sacred Law, translated by Nuh Ha Mim Keller, Amana Publications, 1999, section t3.9 pg. 804 

(6) https://www.jihadwatch.org/2017/10/pakistan-senate-body-rejects-ban-on-child-marriage-as-un-islamic – see also 

https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/pakistan/pakistani-parliamentarian-again-oppose-the-child-marriage-prohibition-bill-1.1556720215025

(7) Towards Understanding the Qur’an, forward by Khurshid Ahmad, pg. x. (Wikipedia: Khurshīd Ahmad (3/23/32 —) PhD, DSc, NI, is a Pakistani economist, philosopher, politician, and an Islamic activist who helped to develop Islamic economic jurisprudence as an academic discipline and one of the co-founders of The Islamic Foundation in Leicester, UK.)    

(8) ibid, pg. 171 The Koran has numerus verses in which Muhammad had “Allah” tout Muhammad’s virtues, etc.   

(9) ibid 

(10) Reliance of the Traveller, section n9.2, pg. 567: “A waiting period Is obligatory for a woman divorced after intercourse, whether the husband and wife are prepubescent, have reached puberty, or one has in the other has not.” 

(11) In addition to V 33:21 which approves of everything Muhammad did, which would include his marriage to a six-year-old, there is Verse 65:4:  “The waiting period of those of your women who have lost all expectation of menstruation shall be 3 months in case you entertain any doubt; and the same shall apply to those who have not yet menstruated.” 

 This refers to the period before a divorce becomes final, and Mawdudi’s footnote explains, “Those women may not have experienced menstruation either because they are too young or because their menstrual cycle was delayed or because —-etc.” From Towards Understanding the Qur’an, pg. 1183. 

(12) Reliance of the Traveller, section 4.13 pg. 592 (13) 

(13) Fistula Definition: A fistula is an abnormal connection or passageway that connects two organs or vessels that do not usually connect. They can develop anywhere between an intestine and the skin, between the vagina and the rectum, and other places. The most common location for a fistula is around the anus. (From Google search. Emphasis in original.) 

(14) Reliance of the Traveller, section o4.2 pg. 588 

(15) https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/9647549-a-man-can-have-sexual-pleasure-from-a-child-as  

(16) ibid 

(17) https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/isis-releases-abhorrent-sex-slaves-pamphlet-with-27-tips-for-militants-on-taking-punishing-and-9915913.html. Might be easier to Google the general subject, “ISIS slave manual” etc.  

(18) https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2820603/The-price-slave-determined-official-ISIS-price-list-Islamist-group-sets-prices-Yazidi-Christian-women-girls-nine-fetching-highest-price.html