• Please. Stop: Know-Nothing Celeb Says Taliban, ‘Christian Right’ Just Alike. Seriously

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    Surge Summary: A recent guest on the television program “The View” compared the radical Islamic Taliban to “The Christian Right”. What an ignorant statement. The plain facts altogether repudiate this twaddle.

    by Allan Erickson

    Another beacon of light on The View recently gushed moronic insisting there is no difference between the Taliban and Christians.  She said she is astonished that people are ignorant of the fact that Christians are virtually indistinguishable from the Taliban. Speaking of facts, let’s do a simple two-column comparison to test the claim these two groups are identical.



    Beheading: a widespread method of execution?                                               Yes                 No

    Women executed for minor infractions?                                                             Yes                 No

    Bans TV, radio, music, cinema and dancing?                                                     Yes                 No

    Prohibits women from getting an education?                                                    Yes                 No

    Endorses throwing acid in the face of a woman wanting education?            Yes                 No

    Allows women to be beaten if they are disobedient?                                        Yes                 No

    A woman or girl who alleges rape without producing 4 male witnesses

    is guilty of adultery.                                                                                                  Yes                 No

    A woman found guilty of adultery is executed?                                                  Yes                 No

    A woman found not wearing head scarf can be legally raped?                       Yes                 No

    Genital mutilation a common practice?                                                               Yes                 No

    Combines religion, civil government, social customs and military into

    a centralized theocracy which demands across-the-board compliance?      Yes                 No

    Sharia Law is central. One tenet allows for the wanton killing of

    unbelievers?                                                                                                              Yes                 No

    Salvation by works alone?                                                                                      Yes                 No

    Uses terrorism to subjugate outsiders?                                                               Yes                 No

    Believers demand world domination?                                                                  Yes                 No

    An unbeliever may be a slave, or pay for citizenship, or face execution?     Yes                 No

    Support the idea of freedom of religion?                                                             No                   Yes

    Endorses the rule of law, equal protection, equal standing, presumption of

    innocence?                                                                                                                  No                   Yes

    Supportive of individual liberty, freedom of speech, freedom of thought?   No                   Yes

    Believes Jesus Christ is God, very God?                                                                No                   Yes

    Case closed.

    The views here are those of the author and not necessarily Daily Surge.

    Originally posted @ Clashdaily.com .

    Image: Screen shot; https://www.foxnews.com/media/patti-lupone-bashes-christian-right-different-taliban-rant-the-view-could-cry

    Allan Erickson – Christian, husband, father, journalist, businessman, screenwriter and author of The Cross & the Constitution in the Age of Incoherence, Tate Publishing, 2012. 

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