Tuesday, May 3, 2016

A Glimpse into the World of Islamophobia

Back on July 27, 2010 a book entitled The Post-American Presidency: The Obama Administration's War on America, written by Pamela Geller with Robert Spencer was released.

The following is from the front flap.
He envisions himself as more than just a president of the United States, but as a shaper of the new world order, an internationalist energetically laying the groundwork for global government: the president of the world. 
Not this scare mongering about a "new world order" again.

On page 15 Senator Obama's support for the proposed Global Poverty Act (which was not passed) is condemned. It proposed increasing foreign aid to 0.7% of GDP. Geller and Spencer condemned it as redistribution of wealth.
Most disturbingly, the chief beneficiaries of the redistribution of our wealth would be one continent and one religion: Africa and Islam. (Chapter 1, p. 15.)
Do they think helping African countries is a bad idea?

Climate change is emotively ridiculed as a hoax made to get Americans' money.
Obama should have abandoned the climate change hoax as soon as "the miracle" happened. But this would never happen. Global warming is a tool to "level the playing field," to weaken America, and to burden her with crippling taxes while enriching her enemies and competitors. (Chapter 1, p. 25.)
At one point drilling more oil is advocated.
Obama's energy policy ... is about big government control and global governance. Our energy needs are easily solved. I'll restate the obvious: drill, baby, drill. (Chapter 14, p. 312.)
Since 2009 Oklahoma has been afflicted with many earthquakes. Some suspect these earthquakes have been caused by fracking.

On the back flap it is mentioned that both Geller and Spencer have written for the far right media outlet, WorldNetDaily.

Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer are both infamous for vilifying Muslims. They are part of what some have called the Islamophobia Network. One account of how marketable scare mongering against Muslims happen to be may be seen in the book The Islamophobia Industry by Nathan Lean (2012).

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