There has been an ongoing battle of information regarding the founding of our nation and its Christian roots. To listen to citizen Obama, one would believe that Christianity was a passing thought, but Islam…now that, that was the true religion that the founders had in mind when they wrote our institutional documents that literally changed humanity.
Our schools, having been run by Liberals for nearly seven decades, have made great strides in erasing most “factual history” and rewritten most every textbook there was in order to soften past terminology and purposefully confuse children to the point where they are nearly completely ignorant of the truth of the events which led to the formation of our great nation. Never mind that the Leftist agenda has been to destroy Christianity at its roots in order to move onward with its 100% decimation of the strides America has made toward the betterment of the human condition, Progressives need you to be so blissfully unaware of the truth that you will never question them in their legislation of the citizenry.
The best way to keep the people unaware is to snatch them earlier and earlier from the nasty influence of their parents and begin feeding their heads with revisionist information. When they reach the age where they begin to question the world and their parents attempt to answer their inquiries, the child has already been taught to wave indifferently in a stunning dismissal of their true Godly teacher to bow instead to the thought that their parents are merely colossally stupid ignoramuses who know nothing beyond biblical myth and traditionally old-fashioned and outdated ideologies. This is evidenced by students who are now given pamphlets in elementary schools to take home that teach their Dark Age parents a lesson on climate change or the graces of Islam. If you can recall, just last Thanksgiving, after the terrible election of Trump to the White House, students in colleges who were going home for the holiday break were given discussion pamphlets to “combat” their parents’ backwards mentality toward race and culture.
CNN has produced for all those who have become disillusioned by the election of Donald J. Trump a new, fresh, and completely concocted view of Islam and the founding of our great nation. Yes, according to the Clinton News Network, Islam had more to do with the founding of this country than Christianity…even if the overwhelming evidence says otherwise.
Prepare to arm yourselves with the truth of the founding documents, because coming soon to a home near you will be a relative, friend, or university student who has been spoonfed this drivel about a religion whose message of hope pales in comparison to the alternative message that has made its true intentions known upon mankind since its inception.
CNN marches on toward Progressivism and revisionist history in its newest and most insulting “fake news” installment about the Founding Fathers and how Islam was at the very foundation of the United States of America. This pseudo-documentary is meant to do nothing more than incite anti-Leftists into a state of complete consternation as they fight the urge to shout obscenities at their television screens. The information contained therein is not factual, it is not historical, and it is not evidentiary. The alt-Left version of the truth attempts to convince a very unwilling and untrusting public that Islam was present at every bend of our great history. It expects us to swallow this very jagged pill that suggests that the American people were by and large Islamist supporters and fully accepting and tolerant of Muslims, completely ignoring the truth found in nearly every founding document, letter, opinion and newspaper article written since the outset of this experiment of a Republic that represented a citizenry steadfastly hardwired in Christian theology.
CNN’s W. Kamau Bell devoted a recent episode of his series United Shades of America to exploring Muslim and Arab communities.Aldous Huxley, who wrote “Brave New World” spoke about the predations of government, all-seeing, all-knowing, that had literally obliterated normal human reproduction itself by outlawing intercourse and, instead creating babies in a laboratory. Upon birth, these infants were transported immediately to caretakers who raised them from that time, eventually giving them their occupation chosen by the government. It precluded any presumption on the parts of the adults who grew out of this practice that there was another better way to bring up children.
Aside from some interesting vignettes, the program is left-wing, anti-Trump propaganda that firmly establishes the network’s political bias. Bell also serves up some historical distortions of the sort spoonfed to undergraduates on politically-correct campuses, such as the claim that Islam has always been present in the U.S.
“Islam has always been part of the American fabric,” one Muslim man in Detroit tells Bell at an anti-Trump event. “A lot of people think that Islam is from a foreign country, or is a foreign religion. It’s not — it’s very American.” He goes on to criticize “those more violent voices in our society” — and he does not mean radical Islamists. Bell is so impressed that he asks the man, “When are you running for mayor?”, comparing him to a “young Barack Obama.”
It was Obama who told the Muslim world in his Cairo speech in 2009: “Islam has always been a part of America’s story.” He offered a dubious proof: “The first nation to recognize my country was Morocco.” He also cited the Treaty of Tripoli, which was essentially an agreement to pay a bribe to Muslim pirates who had made a practice of kidnapping Americans.
This is what we are experiencing today. Our government has been coopted by the Progressive mentality to the point where even the Republican Establishmentariat has fallen under its hypnotic spell, willingly going along with its twisted narratives. Our children are being taught lessons of a history that never took place; events that never occurred on U.S. soil. They are ensconced in a quasi-curriculum filled with suggestions of opinions and thought processes of our founding fathers that never existed.
For CNN, the argument that Islam has “always” been present in the U.S. rests largely on the claim that a significant minority of black slaves were Muslim. On Saturday, CNN correspondent Dean Obeidallah claimed that “Islam has been here since the time of slavery, because ten to fifteen percent of the African slaves brought were Muslim. So Islam was here before the creation of the United States. It was actually part of the creation of the United States of America.” Bell’s interviewee raises the estimate, claiming that “during the slave trade, up to about 25 to 30% of the slaves came from areas where there were predominantly Muslim populations.”(Note that these claims leave out the role of Muslims in the slave trade itself, casting Muslims purely as victims.)Too many documents exist today in many different forms, originals and copies, from Joseph Story, George Mason, George Washington, James Iredell, Samuel Johnson, Richard Dobbs Spaight, John Locke, Richard Henry Lee, Patrick Henry, and Thomas Jefferson (among dozens of others) that obliterate any notion of fantasy that Islam was in any form in their minds, let along tolerated in its original fundamentalist format, at the founding of the nation and within its documents. Leftists would love for you to believe that these documents suggest otherwise, but their pure existence is the contrary evidence needed to quickly and succinctly debunk any such daydream. If these documents were to ever completely vanish from our vaunted lexicons of history, there may be a chance for these fantastical fictions to take a firm hold on society. As it is, the Library of Congress is an institution dedicated to retention of the integrity of this information. Facts are a tricky business in Liberal politics.
There is some basis for some of the claims CNN cites. As Daniel Pipes noted in 2000, “Muslims constituted a significant percentage of the Africans brought to the Americas in servitude; and that, as the most educated and resistant of the captive peoples, they exerted a disproportionate influence on slave life in the Americas.” But the faith did not survive among these populations; few of their descendants knew their forefathers’ Muslim origins.
While Muslims were present at America’s founding, Islam — as a coherent, self-conscious religious and political civilization — was not. Had it been present, one would have expected the Founding Fathers to be more aware of it, and one would have expected to see an American version of the faith emerge, one more comfortable with ideas of tolerance and individual liberty, much as different reformist versions of Judaism flourished in the United States.
There are echoes of that Islamic supremacism in the public statements of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), whom Bell interviews jovially on CNN. After the San Bernardino terror attack in December 2015, CAIR not only ensured an Islamic burial for the terrorists and represented their family in court, but blamed the murder of 14 Americans and the wounding of 22 more at a Christmas party on U.S. foreign policy.Considered the Father of American Jurisprudence, Joseph Story in his discussion of religious freedom in “Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States” wrote of the First Amendment:
(CAIR has been declared a terrorist organization by the United Arab Emirates, and was named by federal prosecutors as an unindicted co-conspirator in a Hamas terror-funding operation — none of which Bell mentions.)
Bell offers one additional argument to defend the idea that Islam is intrinsically American: “America has always had heroes who were Muslims.” He cites Muhammad Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Malcolm X — none of whom were active in public life before the 1960s.
Amazingly, he also praises the Nation of Islam and its leader, Louis Farrakhan. Bell cites Farrakhan’s “Million Man March” — and ignores his vicious racism and antisemitism.
[I]t is impossible for those, who believe in the truth of Christianity, as a divine revelation, to doubt, that it is the especial duty of government to foster, and encourage it among all the citizens and subjects….As can be seen, the establishment by the government of a leveling of all religions to Christianity was not the intention of the First Amendment. Christianity was always the benchmark with which all other religions would be compared, not the other way around. Islam would never have been a benchmark by any standard other than sharia law, which did not technically yet exist. Therefore, CNN’s insistence that it was integral in the founding is inherently false and unable to be upheld evidentially.
Indeed, in a republic, there would seem to be a peculiar propriety in viewing the Christian religion, as the great basis, on which it must rest for its support and permanence, if it be, what it has ever been deemed by its truest friends to be, the religion of liberty.
Probably at the time of the adoption of the constitution, and of the amendment to it, now under consideration, the general, if not the universal, sentiment in America was, that Christianity ought to receive encouragement from the state, so far as was not incompatible with the private rights of conscience, and the freedom of religious worship. An attempt to level all religions, and to make it a matter of state policy to hold all in utter indifference, would have created universal disapprobation, if not universal indignation.
[T]he real object of the [First] amendment was not to countenance, much less to advance Mahometanism, or Judaism, or infidelity by prostrating Christianity; but to exclude all rivalry among Christian sects and to prevent any national ecclesiastical establishment which should give to a hierarchy the exclusive patronage of the national government.
George Washington himself delivered a speech to the Delaware Indian chiefs on May 12, 1779:
“You do well to wish to learn our arts and ways of life, and above all, the religion of Jesus Christ. These will make you a greater and happier people than you are. Congress will do everything they can to assist you in this wise intention.”If that is not enough proof that Christianity and no other was the standard, fear not. There are thousands more references…
If you’re not afraid to search through actual historical truth.