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Just Say No to Dhimmitude - It Has No Place in America
By Scott Rohter, July 2012
There is an old Islamic custom that requires treating a conquered and subservient people like second class citizens, even in their own country. This ancient Muslim tradition is called Dhimmitude. It requires that a conquered nation either convert to Islam en masse, or its people as individuals will be forced to pay a head tax just for the privilege of living in their own land! You see, under the Uma (the Muslim World) you can still live in your own country, but you have to pay for your crime of remaining a non-Muslim. The only other alternative is death…or immigration if you can escape!
In one of his earliest speeches, a few years ago, our President Barack Hussein Obama said, The United States is “the largest Muslim country in the world.” President Obama’s outrageous claim along with the fact that both his father and his grandfather were Muslims, when taken in context with the Islamic tradition known as Dhimmitude, present us with a very frightening scenario. I am beginning to wonder whether or not in some Muslim people’s minds, the United States is already technically considered to be part of the Uma, just as Spain is, and whether Christians and Jews, or anyone else who is not a Muslim, are already potentially subject to defacto Dhimmitude. Are we all just waiting for this to happen? Are we all going to pay a tax someday to the “World Caliphate” just for the privilege of living in our own country, just as soon as the demographics on the ground permit it? These are good questions that deserve answers!
So when an old friend of mine told me recently that the word Dhimmitude appeared in the text of President Obama’s massive new health care law, The Affordable Care Act, and that it exempted Muslims from the requirement of having to purchase health insurance or pay the fine, I just had to find out for myself if it was true or not. A quick on line search of the words Dhimmitude and Affordable Health Care Act took me to two different websites, Snopes and Fact Check. As best I can determine from these sources, the question has not been answered yet.
Currently the only groups that are exempt from the President’s controversial new health care law are “Ana-Baptists”. These are small Christian sects like the Amish, the Mennonites, and the Huterites, and any other nationally recognized group that is exempted from paying into the Social Security Trust Fund.
So at the moment, we don’t really know whether or not Muslims will be exempted from the new health care law. We don’t know if they will be excluded from the provision that requires everyone to carry health insurance or pay the fine. All we can do is hope that the new law will be repealed soon, and that we won’t have to worry about the answer to that question.
"The truth, the political truth, and nothing but the political truth.
A journalist has no better friend than the truth." - Scott Rohter