Churchill Got It Way Back in 1899, But Obama Still Can’t Call It What It Is!

You have likely seen this before, but after hearing Obama last night in the State of the Union Address and his tedious circumlocutions to avoid of the phrase ‘Islamic jihad’ or ‘Islamic radicalization’ in favor of violent extremism this bears repetition (hat-tip Flaherty & Mary!).

Winston Churchill got it way back in 1899 and here’s photographic proof! Here is what he said:

“Individual Muslims may show splendid qualities, but the influence of the religion paralyses the social development of those who follow it. No stronger retrograde force exists in the world.”

Iran 1970

Iran 1970

Iran 2012

Iran 2012

 

 

Afghanistan 1967 and 2011

Afghanistan 1967 and 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amsterdam 1980

Amsterdam 1980

Amsterdam 2012

Amsterdam 2012

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