Did Cindy Sheehan die? Where is she? We now have an expansion of a war, conducted by a president without congressional authority, with American lives at stake and being taken. Where are the Democrats in Congress, who made a political campaign in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012 on the basis of George Bush made a mistake going into Iraq and that we shouldn’t be doing this unilateral cowboy thing. (Well Cindy is alive and well at http://cindysheehanssoapbox.blogspot.com/ )
Where are they now? Their guy is doing unilateral things, bombing people, killing people with not a peep out of these same folks in Congress. Germany is sending weapons to the Kurds, send them all the weapons they need because this is not something that just happened after 9/11, 2001. This is not a war that started a dozen years ago and we are still involved in it.
This war started a long time ago and it’s still going on. It is of 1400 years now this war has been raging.
In 732 A.D. a Muslim army, that had taken control of Spain, crossed the Pyrenees Mountains in the southern part of France. They were headed to Paris and were defeated and turned back at the city of Tours in France by Charles Martel. That is how long this has been going on.
In 1571 a Muslim army/navy was defeated by the papal states and other allies, including Austrians as the Muslim navy tried to cross the Mediterranean and attack southern Europe. They were defeated at the Battle of Lepanto.
In 1683 the Turkish Muslim army, attacking Eastern Europe out of Turkey, was defeated basically at the Gates of Vienna by German and Polish Christian armies. So at one point, threatening Rome, at another point threatening Paris, another point threatening Vienna, and threatening to exterminate Christianity and Western civilization. They were turned back on each occasion.
In those previous centuries, Europeans and Christians responded to the threat with a military victory. As a unusual footnote to history the defeat of the Turkish Pasha at the gates of Vienna occurred on September 11, 1683.
Muslims have never forgotten history, ever. They have never forgotten their goal: to conquer the entire world for Allah. They have never forgotten the terror tactics and they have used them since the eighth century, this is not new.