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January 24, 2009

Geert Wilders Is Right About Islam

A film about the show trial in Amsterdam, in which Geert Wilders has been accused of hate crimes against Islam.

NRC Handelsblad

Geert Wilders was “completely surprised” when he heard on Wednesday that the appeals court of Amsterdam ruled he shall be prosecuted for hate speech and inciting discrimination.

Wilders says he is "shaken, but also very angry and ready to fight."

And from FOX news...............

Dutch Lawmaker, Charged With Insulting Islam, Fears Prison Sentence

A member of parliament in the Netherlands who has been charged with "insulting" Muslims says he fears he will be found guilty and sent to prison in only a few months.

An appeals court on Wednesday overturned a previous decision by prosecutors not to charge Geert Wilders, and ordered that he stand trial.

"The decision of the court today was so strong that there is a real chance unfortunately that there will be a guilty verdict," Wilders told "In fact, it was so bluntly motivated that it already looks like a verdict instead of just ordering the public prosecutor to start a trial."

Wilders, who produced a controversial film that was highly critical of the Koran last year, says he faces a maximum of two years in prison if convicted. He said he had expected to be charged, and he has retained legal assistance from a U.S.-based nonprofit to help him defend himself.

Prosecutors initially declined last year to charge the right wing politician after he issued his short film, "Fitna," which juxtaposes Koranic verses over footage of violence committed by Islamic terrorists.

A three-judge appeals panel on Wednesday ruled that Wilders' insults to Islam were so egregious that the principle of free speech was not sufficient defense.

"The court considers [Wilders' film] so insulting for Muslims that it is in the public interest to prosecute Wilders," a summary of the court's decision said. The court explained that Wilders' claims in "Fitna" and other media statements were "one-sided generalizations ... which can amount to inciting hatred."
"I lost my freedom already four and a half years ago in October 2004, when my 24-hour police protection started because of threats by Muslims in Holland and abroad to kill me," he said.

Wild Thing's comment.......

When I used to read somethings like this, I would say thank God this cannot happen in the United States. I wonder for how long I would be able to say that.

With Hussein as President of the USA anything is possible and not for good but for bad things.

Posted by Wild Thing at January 24, 2009 05:40 AM


This film is rated X for eXplosives and approved by Mohamad El Kaboom!

Posted by: darthcrUSAderworldtour07 at January 24, 2009 09:19 AM

I still think of BHO's slip during a campaign interview when he said, "my muslim religion".

Posted by: TomR at January 24, 2009 10:06 AM

I think now we are all Geert Wilders.

Posted by: fidothedog - Paul at January 24, 2009 12:04 PM

All freedom loving human beings on this planet MUST support Geert Wilders and his fight for freedom throughout the globe and against islams fight for supremacism over all peoples of every nation of the World. To support and sign the petition to the Netherlands dihmmi court. God bless the United States of ChristianAmericanPatriots
and to HELL with islam, it's hate, violence and perverted child molesting or underage females false prophet 'mohammed the perverted.'

Posted by: wileysnakeskins at January 24, 2009 03:46 PM

Darth, well put......X for eXplosives and approved by Mohamad El Kaboom. Thaty is jsut what they are about.
Thank God this man had the courage to make his film.

Posted by: Wild Thing at January 24, 2009 06:39 PM

Tom, me too, thanks for mentioning that. It probably one of the most natural moments I have seen from him in the two years of his campaign. That moment in time flowed like it was meant to be.

Posted by: Wild Thing at January 24, 2009 06:42 PM

fidothedog - Paul, we are, we speak the truth of Islam and want others to know it too. o

Good to see you.

Posted by: Wild Thing at January 24, 2009 06:44 PM

wileysnakeskins, I agree, and thank you for the link.

This enemy, Islam is not going to go away just by wishing it so.

Posted by: Wild Thing at January 24, 2009 06:46 PM

fidothedog - Paul is right when he says, "I think now we are all Geert Wilders." The United States has been under assault for quite a while and now the jihadists have a protector in the White House, President Hussein.

"Islamists have taken what's come to be known as the "soft jihad" into America's classrooms and children in K-12 are the first casualties. Whether it is textbooks, curriculum, classroom exercises, film screenings, speakers or teacher training, public education in America is under assault."

Posted by: Les at January 24, 2009 07:04 PM