You’ve heard about the “lone wolf” Muslim who held hostages in chocolatier shop in central Sydney, Australia, yesterday.
It’s always a “lone wolf,” or so-called Muslims that don’t represent Islam, who do these things. how many incidents is it going to take before people understand that there are enough of these “lone wolves” to make a sizable terrorist force?
Here’s the latest horror story:
“Uniformed militants attacked a school, killing at least 126 people and taking hostages on Tuesday, an official said — an atrocity condemned by the White House as ‘heinous’ and ‘horrific.’
“‘The gunmen entered class by class and shot some kids one by one,’ a student who was in the school at the time told local media.
“Provincial official Bahramand Khan said at least 126 people were killed and 122 injured. More than 100 of the dead were school children, he added. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the assault, which appeared to be targeting the the children of senior military officials.
“Bombs planted by the attackers slowed rescue efforts, a military official said, adding that operations at the scene were ‘closing up.'”
Of course, not every Muslim is a terrorist. But it’s time for Muslims who come out denouncing these types of actions to step up to the plate and act on their condemnations in a way that shows the world that a vast majority of Muslims deplore these acts.
“A military source who spoke on the condition of anonymity told NBC News that the attackers were wearing police uniforms and suicide vests. ‘They burnt a teacher in front of the students in a classroom,’ he added. ‘They literally set the teacher on fire with gasoline and made the kids watch.'”
I would be surprised that the “anonymity” is because if these Islamic extremists found out who he was that they would burn his family in front of him.
Are any of us shocked that “more than 150,000 people sought asylum in Germany in the first 11 months of this year, many of them refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria. . .” and there is an anti-immigration backlash?