We Don’t Love the Smell of Napalm in the Morning

I went to an “Israel Solidarity Gathering for Peace” at a local synagogue. The title says it all. This was not a rally, but a gathering. (No, we do not want to get anybody fired up or pumped up.) This was to be a quiet gathering of intelligent, prosperous, and respectful people. From the look in the room there were no people there who could wield a weapon or throw a punch. They don’t even want to know such a person.

Several of my Jewish friends were not there for various reasons. There was a big game on the boob tube and Sunday afternoon is for personal interests. The room was vacant of the 20-30 year old crowd and had a token smattering of children.

Kind people talked about the damage that Israel had sustained over the last eight years. Hamas are bad guys who used women and children for human shields. But there was only one mention of political Islam. One speaker mentioned that “moderate” Muslims have to rein in the “extremist” Muslims. He did not make any mention of how or why this would happen.

They said that the Israelis had bent over backward to avoid trouble. Children came up and talked about how wonderful they found Israel during their visit there. Yada, yada, yada.

“I love the smell of napalm in the morning,” comes from an over-the-top officer in Apocalypse Now. There are people who will run towards a fight and there are those who run from a fight. These people were running from a fight. They do not want to smell victory in the morning. Victory reeks of oppression and these people don’t want to be oppressors. Victim is the comfort zone. They weren’t actually that comfortable with victim, but they were less comfortable with victory and the smell of napalm in the morning. Victim won by default.

In an hour’s time, the word victory was not mentioned. This was a gathering for Peace. The word victory brings up a fight and a fight implies an enemy. And too much talk about an enemy might bring up dreadful questions. Such as: who is the enemy of the Jews? The only acceptable enemies of the Jews are the KKK, neo-Nazis and conservatives. No one else gets a mention.

All of this fits in with a modern day liberal concept of the sacred victim and how the victim is the winner in any social argument. These Jews think that if they plead their victim case everyone will realize that they are the moral winners. Victim is good. Unfortunately, Islam does not share the same ethical code as the Jews. Islam never grieves over its victims.

The last gathering by the Jews was about the torture/slaughter of the Jews in Mumbai. But there was no mention of Mumbai at the Peace Gathering. The reason is simple. There is no connection between Gaza and Mumbai. That is the official dogma. Each event of violence is unrelated to the next event of violence. There is also no connection between the rising Jew hatred around the world and Islam. Jew hatred can be mentioned as long as you don’t mention Islam. Or, if you do mention Islam, you must say that those haters aren’t real Muslims. It seems that every rabbi knows a “nice” Muslim who proves that Islam is good for the Jews. No ideology can be mentioned.

To aid in peace, one rabbi is leading an exchange of children for classes between the mosque and his synagogue. The Muslim children will learn how Jews respect them and want to live in peace. There will be no mention to the Jewish children about how Mohammed assassinated, mass executed the Jews of Medina, or how he tortured Jewish leaders to death. There will be no history of how Mohammed attacked the Jews of Khaybar, took their wealth, and land and made them dhimmis (semi-slaves of Islam). Jews were the first dhimmis and lived as dhimmis for 1400 years. The rabbi is ignorant of this doctrine and history and the Jewish children will remain as ignorant as he is.

Actually, there was one person in the room who mentioned victory. But he said it as he shuffled out leaning on his cane. He said, “You get peace from fighting. Kill the enemy until they are defeated. Peace will come after victory.” I’ll bet when he was young he knew what “wielding a weapon” meant. But his replacements coming up behind him don’t want victory. They want peace and no enemies. What they will get is no peace and an enemy they refuse to acknowledge.


Bill Warner

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7 Responses

  1. Lara Braveheart
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    Political Islam,

    Wow, Mr. Warner: Powerful writing.

    Isn’t it strange how many appear to simply wish to ignore the reality of exponential increases in population, colliding with finite and/or scarce resources, results in terrorism and resource wars. I.E. Population Policy Train headed towards ‘A War’; and nothing you can do about it.

    They don’t want to talk about it; so that the Population Policy Train, can change it’s destination; thereby removing the necessary causes contributing to the inevitable fight, but somehow they perhaps I guess think that Santa Claus, or Snow White, or Bambi, are going to come and take the problems away.

    It’s a sad state of Affairs, to say the least.

    Finally, I never realized the following: Thanks for bringing it to my attention:

    “The only acceptable enemies of the Jews are the KKK, neo-Nazis and conservatives. No one else gets a mention.”

    Isn’t it amazing how often we, or our group ‘ideologies’ and ‘beliefs’ are sometimes our own worst enemies?

    Thanks Again,

    Lara Braveheart

  2. Dan
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    I attended a similar “gathering” in Philadelphia a week ago.

    It was TREMENDOUSLY depressing.

    The thing reeked of entitlement, entitlement to peace, progress, an entitlement to non-violent means working, an entitlement to Israel and Jews being accepted in the mideast, an entitlement to anti-semitism finally ending.

    The thing had the feel more of a Democrat rally in favour of Obama and liberalism than it had the feel for a rally in support of an embattled people.

    Now I’m not Jewish.

    I’m Irish American, Roman Catholic.

    And I think I was the ONLY non-Jew at the rally, and it was all I could do not to yell out “What about victory?”

    “What about smashing the terrorists?”

    And yes, it was VERY CLEAR I was just about the only non-Jew at the rally. So much so that the Jewish people gathered looked at me in astonishment.

    And ever since the gathering, I’ve been thinking about it, and my reaction thereto. And I was beginning to think maybe I was a bit too violent, too ready and willing to take up the sword.

    Reading your article made me think we were both at the same gathering.

    It made me aware that I’m not the only one out there thinking those thoughts, experiencing those feelings.

  3. Alan R
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    And how will political left respond to the new film release ‘DEFIANCE’ (featuring Daniel Craig), which is about Jewish resistance to the Nazis in World War Two?

    [Middle section of article below is about the film.]

    http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/film/article5422950.ece

  4. Dan
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    Interesting you should mention the movie DEFIANCE.

    There were some good looking girls handing out fliers and brochures about the movie at the rally in Philadelphia, {which wasn’t really a rally per se, more like a gathering…….}.

  5. Sillie Lizzie
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    Mr. Warner,

    Your website is a Jewel of information and wisdom. Thank you so much! I’ve been totally engrossed in it.

    As to the Jews, the problem is one of apostasy, and ignorance of their own scriptures.

    The wisest Jew who ever lived, King Solomon, said:

    “To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven… A time to love, And a time to hate; A time of war, And a time of peace.” (Ecclesiastes 3)

    Today’s Jews, and many Christians for that matter, lack the wisdom to discern the times and the appropriate response under the circumstances. War and peace should not be driven by whether our hearts are predisposed to “run towards a fight”, nor the timidity to shirk back when one is necessary for survival. Rather, it is to do the right thing at the right time, as God leads.

    “What does the Lord require of you? To do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.” (Micah 6:8)

    Despair, defeat and death are the inevitable results that flow out of the denseness that sets in when people abandon the wisdom of the true and living God. Only a repentant and believing return to God will save us, individually as well as “politically”.

  6. Traeh
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    Great site.

    Bill,
    Is Warner a chosen name meant to represent your mission? Or is it just coincidental that your name matches well what you do?

    I have many times enjoyed your fascinating overviews of Islam.

    Islam sometimes seems to have the game checkmated already, since we are caught between PC forces often seeking to criminalize or otherwise punish critiques of Islam on the one side, and on the other side Islamic violence and intimidation seeking to silence us. It’s very bad to be fighting a battle on two fronts at once. But we have some advantages, including you.

    Best regards,

  7. Democracyistheanswer
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    The old canard about “moderate” Moslems! Such people are considered apostates by hard-core Salafite jihadists and twice as worthy of assassination as Gert Wilders. The “moderate” Moslem is even more afraid of being attacked than we are! “They” know who he is and where to find him!

    Probably, American Jews are just as in the dark about political Islam as any other American. Americans love freedom and are deeply compassionate people, and they make the mistake of thinking other nationalities share their feelings. Political Islam doesn’t see “the other” as fully human and that is the problem. All kafirs deserve the death penalty just because they exist. If Moslems don’t kill us all, they are being lenient, soft and “moderate”. It is sufficient if the kafirs continue living, but totally deprived of human rights.

    It is time for those decent, kind-hearted American Jews, not to lose their compassion (!), but to become better informed about the real motives of political Islam: it is a supremacist, world conquest political movement. Does that remind anybody of a European supremacist movement of living memory? It should.

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