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Words of the Phophet

822 ‘A’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, reported: Sahlah bint Suhail came to Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) and said: Messenger of Allah, I see on the face of Abu Hudhaifah (signs of disgust) on entering of Salim (who is an ally) into (our house), whereupon Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) said: Suckle him. She asked: How can I suckle him as he is a grown up man? Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) smiled and said: I already know that he is a young man. ‘Amr has made this addition in his narration that he participated in the Battle of Badr and in the narration of Ibn Abu ‘Umar (the words are): Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) laughed.

And that explains this.

Good contextual explanation here too.

Equality Oop t’North.

Here is what passes for informed Tory comment these days.

THE Tories will struggle in the North because the party is seen as “southern, posh, white men” and not like “one of us”, says a senior Conservative MP.

Well I live in the north and I see the Tories in Name Only as a bunch of incompetent, treasonous creeps who, like their Labour and Limp Dim counterparts, are too eager to see us all ruled by an unelected EU oligarchy. That is precisely why I didn’t vote for any of the main parties in 2010 and, if the disenfranchisement persists, it is precisely why I will not vote for them in a future general election.

Eric Ollerenshaw, an aide to Tory party chairman Sayeeda Warsi, said the party needed to promote more Northerners as he warned attacks on trade unions and public sector workers were driving them into Labour’s arms.

Promote? Are we talking about promoting sitting northern Tory MPs here? Well you did okay out of it, didn’t you Eric, becoming a “senior Conservative MP” so quickly. You entered the HoC for the first time in 2010, and, to the detriment of your constituents (of whom I am one), never voted against the party line, not even against wasting billions in taxpayers money by throwing it into the Greek defecit black hole in order to keep the Euro afloat for a little bit longer. Thus are faithful lickspittles duly rewarded with seniority. Working for Not the Tory Party Chairman, Sayeeda Warsi, as a senior “diversity” quangocrat since 2005, didn’t hurt your meteoric rise up the greasy pole, did it.  It also fits snugly into Cameron’s daft “Big Society” bullshit which surely merits brownie points too.

The Tories must win more North East seats to win a majority at the next general election, said the MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood.

So it’s the fault of North Easterners that Cameron buggered up what should have been a landslide victory against Labour corruption and stupidity is it? And here’s me thinking his fall in the polls and disastrous election result was down to ambiguous policies and reneging on his “cast Iron” promise of an EU referendum. My bad.

Action to rebuild support in Northern cities was vital, he said, but he admitted it could take a decade to win just one council seat in Newcastle.

Council seat? I thought you were talking about promoting northern MPs. Make your bloody mind up, Eric!

Mr Ollerenshaw said his party had an image problem dating back to the Thatcher years, with the party blamed for the shutdown of traditional industries and not caring about unemployment while the South roared ahead.

Typical Westminster village idiot promoting party politics and image before the governance of the people they are supposed to represent.  It’s all Thatcher’s fault! It was that hag of a Tory PM who dragged the UK out of the gutter, soundly kicked Union arse and, as a result, won two more general elections because people hated her so much. Tell me Eric, you who would appease the union barons and the bloated sacred public sector, what party it is that you represent because you have more than a whiff of the yellow-streaked Fabian about you.  You could be an echo chamber for Limp Dim policies.

“The view ascribed to the Conservatives that unemployment was a price worth paying for the economic uplift saw a generation of voters turn their backs on a party they thought had turned their backs on them,” he said.

We can’t have the Not the Tories being branded as the Nasty Party can we? FFS, where to begin?  I’ll make it brief.

When Thatcher came to power there were more than three million people unemployed and the figure was rising. Rather than make the knee-jerk, soft option policies so favoured of the current breed of Westminster parasites (who prefer to line their pockets and bugger up the nation rather than do their job), Thatcher looked further ahead than populist decisions and winning the next general election. She focused on putting the UK back on its feet. You can’t do that without a lot of pain. She also lowered taxes to give small business a boost. As a direct result, when she left office in 1990, unemployment was down to around 1.7 million and falling and the economy was healthy and expanding. By 2005, under Blair’s premiership, unemployment was back to 1979 levels and rising and the economy had nose-dived. Today, with the Crapolition in charge, unemployment is still rising and our economy is in the toilet with an incompetent moron’s hand firmly gripping the flusher. Not one of our ministers is willing to do what needs to be done. They don’t have the bottle, the foresight or the intelligence.

Most Tory MPs were Southern following the 1997 election, meaning “what the public saw of the party on TV was increasingly southern, posh, white men”.

It doesn’t mean any such thing. The electorate in this country was sick to death of seeing cabinet ministers jailed for corruption and voted to remove what, at that time, was perceived to be the most overtly corrupt government in UK history. Instead they voted in one that got away with corruption on an unprecedented scale.  Let’s not mention launching pre-emptive wars.

Mr Ollerenshaw added: “Conservative politicians as a group were not seen as ‘being like one of us’ in the North, regardless of policies put forward.” The solution was for the Government to show it had policies to help boost the region. He suggested prioritising new infrastructure schemes for the North and warned Tories not to let Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg take all the credit for policies.

It’s politicians in general that are not considered “being like one of us” which is why turn out on election days is shrinking.  None of you gormless parasites are worth voting for.  And when it comes to prioritising, lets see maximum effort being put into kickstarting the economy and removing the tax burdens from businesses and people rather than pouring money we haven’t got into pointless, politically correct social programmes designed to grub a few inner city votes you aren’t going to get, eh?

He added it was vital to recruit more Northerners to the party as well as make the most of new Northern MPs to communicate the Tory message.

The message that’s coming across is that Ollerenshaw puts the Tory party and his career above everything else regardless of geography.  This back-biting, arse-licking, facile little turd is representative of what is wrong with UK politics.  The fact that he’s a new northern MP has absolutely nothing to do with his crusading wibble.  No, sirree.

Just three people in the Cabinet represent Northern seats. They are William Hague, George Osborne and Nick Clegg. The North has 24% of seats, but 58% of the Cabinet represent southern seats.

I suspect Eric would like to see at least one more northern MP with his feet under the Cabinet table.   I wonder who that could be?

But Mr Ollerenshaw said Mr Clegg and Mr Osborne would not be regarded as Northern by anyone from “north of the Watford Gap”.

Unlike Ollerenshaw who is a northern as black pudding and is pleading his upwardly mobile greasy poleism regional minority case for all it’s worth.  He loves the north so much he’s spent most of his political career working for the London Borough of Hackney, the late and unlamented GLA and the London Assembly.  Championing the promotion of Northern Tory MPs seems to be a recent expansion of his interests.   He’s a Northern Tory MP.  How lucky is that?

Mr Ollerenshaw added that the party had struggled in some places against a “highly efficient” Labour machine as the number of councillors and activists had fallen because of fading support.

We’re back to councillors again. He certainly has a bee in his bonnet about local government when he’s supposed to be focused on the promotion of Tory northern MPs.  Could it be linked to the fact that his career in local government seems to have come to a halt in June 2004 when he ceased being a sitting as a member of the London Assembly and the leader of the Toy faction?  Since 2005 he’s been working as head of the Tories City and Diversity section under Warsi.  Is it me or did he suffer something of a come-down?

He said a long-term strategy was needed to break into cities where the Tories had no representation, including Newcastle, even if that took a decade.

Meanwhile the fact the majority of the UK electorate has little or no political representation whatsoever concerning major issues that affect their lives makes no impact on this cretin.   Being ticked off with wayward Newcastle voters and sucking up being nice to minorities is where he’s at.  Z rate politics from a Z rate politician.  He’d fit right in with the other Z Graders in Number Ten.

He welcomed the creation of a Northern board, which was led by North East peer Michael Bates, with a campaign centre in Bradford but warned the Tories were still too southern based.

The Tories North Campaign initiative isn’t new (opened by Caroline Spelman, a West Midlands MP, back in 2007) and no longer has Lord Bates as one of its leading lights.  He quit the position in 2010.  I suspect that hardly anyone has heard of the North Campaign initiative even though it’s been around for a few years.  Still, it sounds good, eh?

Former North East Minister Nick Brown said Mr Ollerenshaw had identified part of the problem for the Tories.

But the central failure was down to the Government not addressing regional development.

A generation of voters turned their backs on a party they thought had turned their backs on them.

It isn’t only the Tories that voters are turning their backs on.  People are sick and tired of the lies, corruption and incompetence of all three major parties.  Until the Westminster bubbleheads stop minutely inspecting the insides of their rectums and pay attention to urgent national issues rather than chasing votes, emptying the coffers of the Treasury, doing the bidding of their EU masters and stealing from taxpayers trousering expenses they have no entitlement to, nothing is going to change.  THAT is where the failure lies.

As for Eric Ollerenshaw, he enjoys a massive majority of 333.  His constituency of Fleetwood (Labour to the core) and Lancaster (a reed in the wind) will be radically altered under the 2013 electoral boundary change.  Labour loving Fleetwood will go back to being part of Labour loving Blackpool North.  The vast majority of the constituency (the bit I live in) is rural and tends towards conservatism.  I expect he’ll be hoping for an increased majority come the next GE, providing it happens after the boundary changes.  If he comes knocking on my door he’ll be told, like his opposition cronies, to fuck off with extreme prejudice.

Honest dealing is still illegal

When the Canadian Stasi went after Ezra Levant and Mark Steyn the censors hadn’t considered that they had taken on two of the loudest mouths the Dominion possessed, and who kicked up such a stink that the faux courts fell over themselves concocting reason not to convict. These days Levant and Steyn are in enviable positions, they are untouchable and can pretty much say whatever they wish knowing that the thought police are too scared to go after them.

Well, others are not in the same position. Speech control is alive and well in Canada, and truth still no defence.

Islamic Justice

At its compassionate best:

I haven’t given you any Words of the Prophet for a long time, so here:

Volume 8, Book 82, Number 816:

Narrated Ibn ‘Abbas:

‘Umar said, "I am afraid that after a long time has passed, people may say, "We do not find the Verses of the Rajam (stoning to death) in the Holy Book," and consequently they may go astray by leaving an obligation that Allah has revealed. Lo! I confirm that the penalty of Rajam be inflicted on him who commits illegal sexual intercourse, if he is already married and the crime is proved by witnesses or pregnancy or confession." Sufyan added, "I have memorized this narration in this way." ‘Umar added, "Surely Allah’s Apostle carried out the penalty of Rajam, and so did we after him."

Mo used to torture monkeys to death as well.

H/T Jihad Watch

Covering Hands

A woman should cover her hands you know. If she does not then the very sight of a well turned thumb or manicured cuticle could drive the likes of me into a rapological frenzy…

So what does the good Shayk Muhammeds al-Munajjid of the ever useful Islam Q&A prescribe against this terrible evil…

What should I do if my wife refuses to cover her hands, even though I asked her to do that from the beginning, then I commanded her to, but she refuses? What do you say if I threaten her with divorce?.

Praise be to Allaah.

We have explained in the answer to questions no. 11774 and 21536 the ruling on women covering their faces and hands, and that it is obligatory for them to cover them in front of non-mahram men.

Allaah has enjoined woman to be obedient to her husband, and has made men qawwaamoon (protectors and maintainers) of women. They are supposed to direct and look after women as a leader directs and looks after his people, because of the physical and mental characteristics with which Allaah has distinguished them, as well as the financial duties that He has enjoined upon them. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning):

“Men are the protectors and maintainers of women, because Allaah has made one of them to excel the other, and because they spend (to support them) from their means”

[al-Nisa’ 4:34]

Ibn Katheer said:

‘Ali ibn Abi Talhah said, narrating from Ibn ‘Abbaas: “Men are the protectors and maintainers of women” means: they are in charge of them and the woman should obey her husband in the matters in which Allaah has enjoined obedience. Obeying him means treating his family well and looking after his wealth.

Tafseer Ibn Katheer, 1/492.

If the wife goes against his wishes and refuses to obey him, the husband has to take a gradual approach in handling the matter. First he should admonish her and remind her of the punishment for disobeying his command. If that does not succeed, then he moves on to forsaking her in bed. If that does not work, then he may hit her, but in a manner that is not severe, and there is nothing wrong with also threatening her with divorce.

Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning):

“As to those women on whose part you see ill-conduct, admonish them (first), (next) refuse to share their beds, (and last) beat them (lightly, if it is useful)”

[al-Nisa 4:34]

Shaykh ‘Abd al-Rahmaan al-Sa’di said:

“those women on whose part you see ill-conduct” means, those who refuse to obey their husbands and disobey them in word or deed; they should be disciplined gradually. “Admonish them (first)” means, explain the ruling of Allaah concerning obedience to one’s husband, encouraging obedience and warning against disobedience. If the wife stops, then that is what is wanted. Otherwise the husband should forsake her in her bed, by not sleeping with her or having intercourse with her, until the desired result is achieved. Otherwise he may hit her, in a manner that is not severe. If one of these methods achieves the desired result and the wife obeys, then “seek not against them means (of annoyance)” i.e., you have got what you wanted, so do not keep rebuking them for things that are in the past, or draw attention to faults that will cause trouble if you mention them.

Tafseer al-Sa’di, p. 142.

You can seek help in admonishing her and advising her by means of useful tapes and books which speak of the obligation of hijab for the Muslim woman, and explain the seriousness of disobedience and its consequences in this world and in the Hereafter.

You have to be gentle and kind with her. The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Allah is kind and He loves kindness and confers upon kindness that which he does not confer upon harshness and does not confer upon anything else besides it (kindness).” Narrated by Muslim, 2593.

And he (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “There is never any kindness in a thing but it adorns it, and kindness is never lacking from a thing but that makes it ugly.” Narrated by Muslim, 2594.

And Allaah knows best.

Islam. Over a thousand years of sexist OCD with added violence. But do be kind when you threaten to beat her. Do do that. It is Allaah’s way. And Allaah of course knows best.

Does it ever occur to the beards that all of this is not just nasty but also utter gibberish? Do they ever think, “This is mad but if it’s the will of Allaah…”

Words of the Prophet

Translation of Sahih BukhariVolume 5, Book 58, Number 188:

Narrated ‘Amr bin Maimun:

During the pre-Islamic period of ignorance I saw a she-monkey surrounded by a number of monkeys. They were all stoning it, because it had committed illegal sexual intercourse. I too, stoned it along with them.

Words of the Prophet

Translation of Sahih BukhariVolume 5, Book 59, Number 369:

Narrated Jabir bin ‘Abdullah:

Allah’s Apostle said, “Who is willing to kill Ka’b bin Al-Ashraf who has hurt Allah and His Apostle?” Thereupon Muhammad bin Maslama got up saying, “O Allah’s Apostle! Would you like that I kill him?” The Prophet said, “Yes,” Muhammad bin Maslama said, “Then allow me to say a (false) thing (i.e. to deceive Kab). “The Prophet said, “You may say it.” Then Muhammad bin Maslama went to Kab and said, “That man (i.e. Muhammad demands Sadaqa (i.e. Zakat) from us, and he has troubled us, and I have come to borrow something from you.” On that, Kab said, “By Allah, you will get tired of him!” Muhammad bin Maslama said, “Now as we have followed him, we do not want to leave him unless and until we see how his end is going to be. Now we want you to lend us a camel load or two of food.” (Some difference between narrators about a camel load or two.) Kab said, “Yes, (I will lend you), but you should mortgage something to me.” Muhammad bin Mas-lama and his companion said, “What do you want?” Ka’b replied, “Mortgage your women to me.” They said, “How can we mortgage our women to you and you are the most handsome of the ‘Arabs?” Ka’b said, “Then mortgage your sons to me.” They said, “How can we mortgage our sons to you? Later they would be abused by the people’s saying that so-and-so has been mortgaged for a camel load of food. That would cause us great disgrace, but we will mortgage our arms to you.” Muhammad bin Maslama and his companion promised Kab that Muhammad would return to him. He came to Kab at night along with Kab’s foster brother, Abu Na’ila. Kab invited them to come into his fort, and then he went down to them. His wife asked him, “Where are you going at this time?” Kab replied, “None but Muhammad bin Maslama and my (foster) brother Abu Na’ila have come.” His wife said, “I hear a voice as if dropping blood is from him, Ka’b said. “They are none but my brother Muhammad bin Maslama and my foster brother Abu Naila. A generous man should respond to a call at night even if invited to be killed.” Muhammad bin Maslama went with two men. (Some narrators mention the men as ‘Abu bin Jabr. Al Harith bin Aus and Abbad bin Bishr). So Muhammad bin Maslama went in together with two men, and sail to them, “When Ka’b comes, I will touch his hair and smell it, and when you see that I have got hold of his head, strip him. I will let you smell his head.” Kab bin Al-Ashraf came down to them wrapped in his clothes, and diffusing perfume. Muhammad bin Maslama said. ” have never smelt a better scent than this. Ka’b replied. “I have got the best ‘Arab women who know how to use the high class of perfume.” Muhammad bin Maslama requested Ka’b “Will you allow me to smell your head?” Ka’b said, “Yes.” Muhammad smelt it and made his companions smell it as well. Then he requested Ka’b again, “Will you let me (smell your head)?” Ka’b said, “Yes.” When Muhammad got a strong hold of him, he said (to his companions), “Get at him!” So they killed him and went to the Prophet and informed him. (Abu Rafi) was killed after Ka’b bin Al-Ashraf.”

Dishonest dissimulation, incitement to murder, lies, murder, fratricide.

This is the moral perfection that all must emulate?

Head smelling?

Killing of a slave girl

Narrated Abdullah Ibn Abbas: A blind man had a slave-mother who used to abuse the Prophet (peace be upon him) and disparage him. He forbade her but she did not stop. He rebuked her but she did not give up her habit. One night she began to slander the Prophet (peace be upon him) and abuse him. So he took a dagger, placed it on her belly, pressed it, and killed her. A child who came between her legs was smeared with the blood that was there. When the morning came, the Prophet (peace be upon him) was informed about it. He assembled the people and said: I adjure by Allah the man who has done this action and I adjure him by my right to him that he should stand up. Jumping over the necks of the people and trembling the man stood up. He sat before the Prophet (peace be upon him) and said: Apostle of Allah! I am her master; she used to abuse you and disparage you. I forbade her, but she did not stop, and I rebuked her, but she did not abandon her habit. I have two sons like pearls from her, and she was my companion. Last night she began to abuse and disparage you. So I took a dagger, put it on her belly and pressed it till I killed her. Thereupon the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: Oh be witness, no retaliation is payable for her blood.

- Sunan Abu-Dawud book 38, 4348

So having sex-slaves and stabbing and killing one pregnant with your own child is OK but bad-mouthing the Messenger of Allah (one wonders what she had against him) is punishable by death.

And they fucking wonder why I’m an Islamophobe.

That’s a highly-rated hadith by the way.

Words fail. I would have had the bastard shot but then I’m just Nick and not the Messenger of the Religion of Peace. What do I know beyond rudimentary morality?

Words of the Prophet

Translation of Sahih BukhariVolume 4, Book 54, Number 537:

Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet said “If a house fly falls in the drink of anyone of you, he should dip it (in the drink), for one of its wings has a disease and the other has the cure for the disease.”

Beyond Belief

From the moderate Muslim forum, LI:

I was searching a shop online selling Islamic education products for children. Now their stuff is modern and has a really cool layout for their books and calenders for kids. But i saw one book called ‘Have you ever wondered why”

Now this book explains in islamic terms why things happen but i found that these were really intense for kids?

the book is by ‘Learning roots’ company and aimed for kids 4-7. It is a book where you lift flaps to find out the answer.

Heres a few… .arent they intense for kids?

Have you ever wondered why it gets so cold in the winter?
Because hell fire breathes in

…or why it gets so hot in the summer?
Because hell fire breathes out

…or why dogs bark?
Because they’ve seen a devil

…or why donkeys bray?
Because they’ve seen a devil too

..or why babies cry when they are born
Because the devil pokes them

ISnt this extreme for kids to read? Ofcourse it doesnt just concentrate on the negative stuff but i just selected them… but they are really bad for kids to read… Like everytime a kid sees a dog bark it will think they are next to a devil? Im sure this is traumatizing..

What are your views?

Here are some responses (the third I have edited to remove irrelevancy because by paragraph two the plot had been thoroughly lost):

I think 4 might be too young but 6 is a good age to start with stuff like that.

Yes, they are islamic. All of those can be backed up by ahadeeth

its not extreme at all, my nieces/nephews all are young between those ages, they know of everything you have just mentioned and all it does is fascinate them. They get all happy lol.

You can read the whole lamentable thread here.

The moral turpitude of Islam is a direct result of such deliberate intellectual retardation.

My co-blogger, Cats, lives in Australia. I live in England. It is getting warmer here. It’s getting colder there. So does that mean hell is breathing in and out at the same time? Or that sinners from below the equator go to a different hell?

This planet has an axial tilt relative to the ecliptic plane (the plane in which, approximately, the planets orbit the Sun) of 23.44°. This is why we have seasons. It has nothing to do with infernal respiration.

Muhammed didn’t have an MSc in Astrophysics. I do and I couldn’t give a toss if the Islamic version is backed by aHadith. I mean it’s not even wrong is it is it? It’s totally fucking hat-stand.

It wouldn’t surprise me if these lunatics thought it was turtles all the way down.

Words of the Prophet

Translation of Sahih BukhariVolume 9, Book 87, Number 123:

Narrated Anas:

The Prophet said, “Whoever has seen me in a dream, then no doubt, he has seen me, for Satan cannot imitate my shape.

Words of the prophet

Translation of Sahih BukhariVolume 7, Book 72, Number 747:

Narrated Abu Huraira:

Allah’s Apostle said, “If you want to put on your shoes, put on the right shoe first; and if you want to take them off, take the left one first. Let the right shoe be the first to be put on and the last to be taken off.”

The Words of the Prophet

Translation of Sahih BukhariVolume 7, Book 65, Number 356:

Narrated Sad:

Allah’s Apostle said, “He who eats seven ‘Ajwa dates every morning, will not be affected by poison or magic on the day he eats them.”

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