Today, there was yet another episode of Jihad UK as an attack on the Westminster Bridge occurred when a lone ‘Asian’ jihadi plowed his four wheel drive vehicle into crowds of people on the bridge, killing five and injuring dozens.
The killer got onto the grounds on Parliament, exited his vehicle and then stabbed to death a policeman, after which he was shot and killed by security personnel. The stabbing took place less than 40 yards from where British Prime Minister Teresa May was standing.
Two of the injured were knocked off the bridge and into the River Thames, but were saved by boat crews.
Scotland Yard said in a statement that this latest jihad UK attack, which comes a year to the day after the horrendous attacks in Brussels, is being treated ‘as a terrorist incident’. Oh really? Well, if you’re certain sure, boys.
There usual pattern when it comes to jihad UK attacks is of course being observed. Prime Minister Theresa May gave a brief statement this evening in front of Number 10 downing Street saying, “our thoughts and prayers go out to all who have been affected,” and added, “the location of this attack was no accident.”
She also vowed Britain would ‘never give in to terror’ and ‘defeat hate and evil.’ She also commended the police, one of whom was stabbed to death and three others who were injured, two of them critically.
She then spoke about the values of democracy and said, “let me make it clear today, as I have had cause to do before, any attempt to defeat those values through violence and terror is doomed to failure.”
Tomorrow, May said, will be business as normal for both parliament and the people of London and that neither would “allow terror to drive us apart.”
And of course, this is being described by the British Government and the media as a lone wolf attack, which is supposed to reassure people. ‘Nothing to do with Islam, folks! Just some crazy radical, happens every so often. Horrible, of course, but that’s life, just like a traffic accident or a building fire. The government will handle it, let’s not let it stop us from going on with our lives and daily routine, shall we?’
This isn’t just the UK, by the way. Jihad UK could just as easily be Jihad France, Jihad Germany or Jihad USA. Because we’ve essentially normalized it. It’s become part pf our daily living experience. That’s what the phrase ‘lone wolf attack’ really means.
The usual disclaimer…there are plenty of decent Muslims out there. Some of them are part of my own life. But you know what? These people would be decent no matter what they were. They would be decent human beings if they were Sikhs, Baptists, Jews or what have you. But a significant number of their co-religionists are happy to follow the Qur’an and Hadiths as written, and that means that we infidels are be fought and defeated until we either die, become Muslims or “pay the jizya ( tribute in money or slaves) willingly and feel themselves subdued.” That’s Qur’an verse 9:29, a direct message from Mohammed to his followers and Islam’s guiding principle,now today, and in our own time.
There are a significant number of these so-called ‘lone wolves’ now in western countries. They might not be connected physically, but they are connected by the ideology they believe is, which means there no downside for perpetrating jihad. According to their beliefs, If they die killing infidels, they are assured of the Muslim Paradise and venerated as ‘holy martyrs.’ If they survive, they are looked on as heroes who carried out Islam’s holy writ.
That’s what the west has imported, and continues to recognize. Normalizing this sort of thing by labeling it as a ‘lone wolf’ attack is a serious and dangerous mistake.
Rob Miller writes for Joshuapundit. His articles have appeared in The Jerusalem Post, The Washington Examiner, American Thinker, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The San Francisco Chronicle, Real Clear Politics, The Times Of Israel, Breitbart.Com and other publications.