Source: The Washington Standard

As Ilhan Omar might say, “Not today, Satan.” As President Trump said in his historic Mount Rushmore speech last night, “Our nation is witnessing a merciless campaign to wipe out our history, defame our heroes, erase our values, and indoctrinate our children.” That’s why it is all the more important today, the 244th anniversary of the United States’ declaration of its independence, to recall, revere, and defend what Trump called “the civilization that rescued billions from poverty, disease, violence, and hunger, and that lifted humanity to new heights of achievement, discovery, and progress.”

Every year for over five years now, I have been posting at Jihad Watch on July 4 a small compendium of the differences between the American vision of society and the society that results from the imposition of Islamic law (Sharia). The elements of the American way of life that Sharia states deny to their people include the idea that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed; the equality of rights of all people before the law; the freedom of speech; the freedom of religion; and the non-establishment of a national religion.

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