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The Islamification Mosque and Ground Zero Terrorist Recruitment Center will not only bring sharia law to the financial district of Manhattan.  It will also bring ... terrorist environmentalism

An Ecofascist Crescent Moon Near Ground Zero

By Mark Musser | September 15, 2010

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, a U.S. environmental policy consultant and one of Feisal Abdul Rauf’s spokesmen for the new mosque being contemplated near Ground Zero, surprisingly announced in August that it will be the first “green mosque” in the United States. Not only will this structure comply with very strict LEED green standards (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), but it will also become an interfaith cultural center that will emphasize “the intricate relationships between Islamic teachings and environmentalism.” As such, this new mosque will not only be built green, but it will also become an environmental Islamic community center.  In fact, the project has been renamed “Park 51” to reflect this green emphasis.

In The Daily Beast, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin went on to say that “Islam calls upon people to be stewards of the earth and to treat all things in nature as sacred. The new name…invokes images of trees, creeks, and children playing. Parks are for the public.  Parks are fun. Parks are green. And parks are not controversial.”

Contrary to such an innocuous suggestion is that injecting environmentalism into Islam is hardly uncontroversial. In reality, it only multiplies the dangers by stuffing more flammable material into a rich concoction of explosive anti-western civilization sentiments, all in the name of green moderation. Both Islam and environmentalism loathe western financial institutions, all of which was best represented by the Twin Towers—the bastion of international free trade—before they came crashing down in flames on 9/11.  Thus to suggest that a green mosque is uncontroversial is naïve at best, and in reality, completely disingenuous. New York’s Ground Zero area might be better served by a typical mosque with plenty of prayer rugs on hand for its worshipers. That environmental regulations have already played a large role in stalling the rebuilding of Ground Zero is not something that should go unnoticed, especially now with a green mosque going up nearby.

Blending environmentalism with Islam can only serve to strengthen the totalitarian ideals of the green movement.

Cool!  It’ll be like a one-stop Islamofascist Ecofascist Liberalfascist Convention Center.  I’m liking this thing more and more.

Posted by on 09/15 at 12:12 PM
  1. Will they sell smoothies? Because if so, then there is nothing stopping this place form becoming the new center of my world and faith.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  01:31 PM
  2. I’m surprised he didn’t note the “color of paradise” on the Libyan and Hamas flags etc. etc. Or maybe he did; I suffered a small stroke in the first paragraph.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  01:34 PM
  3. Whoa. I thought the lengthy excerpt was one of your patented Spoofs™, Michael. And then I clicked the link and…oh, my.

    Green *is* the color of Islam. The pan-Arab flag colors are green, red, white, and black. Store a first aid kit and some printer toner inside the green mosque and boom, the scheme is complete.

    Posted by Orange  on  09/15  at  01:43 PM
  4. Fascist smoothies, Keith.  Fascist smoothies.  In eight great flavors, all with extra fascism.

    I suffered a small stroke in the first paragraph.

    As did Mr. Musser a bit later on, to gauge by the opening sentence of graf 8, “Like a foreboding omen is that Ibrahim Abdul-Matin even touts Malcom X as an early environmentalist.”

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  01:52 PM
  5. Could any parodist improve on:

    “In an interview in February 2010, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin even went so far to say that “science and religion mix in Islam, so we’re not having a debate about whether climate change is real or not.” How convenient. With Allah and Al Gore running the science department together, inconvenient scientific facts can much more readily be stymied and denied by two jack boots rather than just one. Under Allah and Greenpeace, debates about what is truly scientific would become redundant and unnecessary.”

    Two jack boots rather than one—like ... like ... a pair of jack boots, one on Al Gore, the other on God, stomping on a scientific fact forever!

    Not to mention that this guy, Mark Musser, is the proud author of “Nazi Oaks: The Green Sacrificial Offering of the Judeo-Christian Worldview in the Holocaust.” There’s no way you could write a better title than that.  It can’t be done.

    But ... Mark Musser is a kook.  The conservative movement may have elevated him to the status of, um, someone who can post on AIM’s Website, but that’s because they’re crazy.  No matter how crazy they are, no matter what the volume on the right wing puke machine, it’s still a lot like laughing at the mumbling homeless guy on the streetcorner.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  02:12 PM
  6. Such was the dark shade of green that characterized the holocaust, so dark in fact that the green nature of it all has been camouflaged and overlooked for many years now. Or as one German physicist acutely observed, “If you mix green with red, you will get brown.”

    But ... Mark Musser is a kook.

    Certainly. Could he win a statewide Republican primary? Maybe. But does he *really* hate Obama, or just Nazi greens?

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  02:29 PM
  7. Ok, from his website-- we have ... wait for it ... Enviro-Baalism-Fascism.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  02:36 PM
  8. it’s still a lot like laughing at the mumbling homeless guy on the streetcorner.

    OK, except that Musser is neither mumbling nor homeless.  He’s more like Dan Maes, I think.  Who is also not mumbling and not homeless.

    Just wait until these people find out that the Terror Mosque will also have a bicycle rack.

    As for actually existing homeless persons, the winner of NY’s GOP gubernatorial primary has a a fresh, exciting idea.  It’s all about the hygiene.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  02:56 PM
  9. Being the enviroislamofascist that I am, I hereby hijack this thread.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  03:19 PM
  10. I didn’t think I could literally LOL until I followed Grant’s link and read the last line of Col Mustard’s post.

    Posted by John Protevi  on  09/15  at  03:44 PM
  11. The good professor has a point—it’s totally unfeminist for Rachel Maddow to point out that O’Donnell did an anti-masturbation video in the 1990s.  I blame Andrea Dworkin.

    Now, back to the thread:  will feminazis be welcome in the Islamofascist Ecofascist Liberalfascist Smoothieserving Cultural Center?

    Posted by Michael  on  09/15  at  03:45 PM
  12. “Like a foreboding omen is that Ibrahim Abdul-Matin even touts Malcom X as an early environmentalist.”

    [TRIES VAINLY TO DIAGRAM THIS]

    it’s still a lot like laughing at the mumbling homeless guy on the streetcorner.

    Er, not just Maes, but O’Donnell and Paladino, suggest that there’s plenty of reason to mock loudly and often.  In a way, it’s disappointing, because no matter how much Congressional Democrats deserve to be punished for offering us nothing more than “We’re not as bad as the other guys,” they’re not as bad as the other guys.

    Now, back to the thread:  will feminazis be welcome in the Islamofascist Ecofascist Liberalfascist Smoothieserving Cultural Center?

    Only if they’re wearing Rachael Ray’s neck scarf.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  03:56 PM
  13. Only if they’re wearing Rachael Ray’s neck scarf.

    mdsftw.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  04:00 PM
  14. Somebody has been scanning the GlobalSecurityProject again, i see.  A group so insecure that they put everything as a security issue, then issue alerts, that require reading their issues.  Just check out the cool stuff you can buy at the US Cavalry Store, where i am most sure Markie the Muskrat shops.  Somewhere amongst the morass (they still are arguing Vietnam war corruption scandals), one may find the “evidence” of a functional plot to use the Mosque as a eco-terror bomb to blow up the memorial museum, albeit because it was made of concrete and not straw bales.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  04:02 PM
  15. Ok, folks, let’s pack it in. There will never be anything better on the Internets than this. We have hit the fabled peak wingnut.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  06:04 PM
  16. Both Islam and environmentalism loathe western financial institutions, all of which was best represented by the Twin Towers

    hey, waitaminute, that’s right!
    And you know who else loathed western financial institutions?

    yes, sure, Malcolm X, but I was thinking of Pol Pot!!!!!!

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  06:15 PM
  17. Sven, thanks for picking up on that.  I still can’t believe there are nimrods out there who believe that the World Trade Center was actually the center of, you know, world trade.

    As for Grant’s repeated threadjacks:  Grant is clearly lobbying for a dramatic expansion of the playoff series I proposed in the earlier thread.  OK, folks, it looks like we’ll need two divisions.  One for extraordinary wingnuttery in journalism (Stanley Kurtz, Andy McCarthy, Jack Cashill, etc.) and one for extraordinary wingnuttery in academe (William Jacobson, Donald Douglas, Dinesh “President of a Small Christian College in the Empire State Building” D’Souza).  How are we going to seed this thing? 

    The first person who says “with the holy seed of Sasquatch Israel” is banned.  The second person, too.

    Posted by Michael  on  09/15  at  06:33 PM
  18. When the subject is Sasquatch Israel, this seems somehow appropriate.

    And you know who else loathed western financial institutions?

    John Maynard Kenyans?

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  07:08 PM
  19. How are we going to seed this thing?

    [Christine O’Donnell joke goes here]

    Seriously though. Douglas has transcended these other hacks. Let’s pitch a TV show: Donny walks around LA, making banal misconstructions and spinning them into surreal philippics. We’ll call it “The Hermenut.”

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  07:23 PM
  20. Ah, hell. Just remembered Roseanne Roseannadanna. Nevermind.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  07:27 PM
  21. And you know who else loathed western financial institutions?

    American Indians? Well except for those who actually get some of the casino earnings, but all the rest. 

    Two divisions of round-robin play, with two finalists from each division heading into the fabled no-limit, heads-up, playoff, loser go sniveling, and quoting DD (not Don Draper) deathmatch.  Perhaps we might add another division of general election candidates, because this 2010 election is all about the sane things the candidates have to say.  Just saying.

    Islamofascistecoterrorist neck scarves are on sale at Target, just ask P. Gellar. Word is they don’t come in green.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  08:15 PM
  22. Regarding the Wingnut Bake-Off, I learned about this today from Crooked Timber. It means exactly what it says; there is no metaphorical or philosophical or poetic trick that makes the title mean anything sane.

    Does it count as wingnut? Well . . . conservative, traditional, pretensions to intellectualism cum (that’s Latin, Senator O’Donnell) anti-intellectualism, alternative credentials (a “PhD” in alternative “science” from a “university"). I say yes.

    It certainly counts as “even worse than you thought.”

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  09:33 PM
  23. Yes,I was amused that the blurb for the Earth-doesn’t-move book that rm links to calls heliocentrism “an unproven scientific theory”—they must be copying some catch phrases from global warming denialism.

    And I had to laugh at Enviro-Baalism-Fascism.  Maybe next time someone asks who I work for I’ll say EBF.  It sounds like one of those large DC-based enviro groups.

    But, again but.  Even if the lunatics are running the asylum, they’re still lunatics.  They may not be literally mumbling, and they certainly aren’t literally homeless, but come on—Enviro-Baalism-Fascism?  With the Bush administration, at least they had the dignity of evil, and if you laughed at them, you were at least laughing at the powerful.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  10:09 PM
  24. Yeah, was that you who linked it at CT or you who made the point about not laughing at the truly crazy? Sorry I was too lazy to check.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  10:34 PM
  25. Looking at CT, I think that Quiggin linked to it, unless there were multiple links.  And skimming the comment thread, I don’t think anyone said that.  Mostly what the comment thread (and other articles) did was remind me why I’ve given up on CT.  Life is too short to have yet another “dialogue” with twits who push the line that the left is anti-science because they don’t like nuclear power.  Thankfully I can give up on CT and similar sites’ dialogue fetish at about the same time as I give up on the Democratic Party, and for similar reasons.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  11:02 PM
  26. Captcha: hope. Pandora’s curse.

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  11:07 PM
  27. one for extraordinary wingnuttery in academe (William Jacobson, Donald Douglas, Dinesh “President of a Small Christian College in the Empire State Building” D’Souza).

    You forgot Victor Davis Conan the Historian Hanson (h/t TBogg).

    Posted by  on  09/15  at  11:34 PM
  28. come on—Enviro-Baalism-Fascism?

    Well, you know, Rich, this blog looks especially kindly on people who give Moloch the respect he deserves.

    And Tehanu, I did indeed forget Victor Davis Thucydides Conan the Historian Hanson.  I’m sure there’s more distinguished wingnuttery out there than I can keep track of ... so consider this a nominations thread.  If the number of nominations eventually exceeds 64, we’ll just have to have a “play-in” pre-tournament first round.

    Posted by Michael  on  09/16  at  07:51 AM
  29. Excellent stuff here, from the “I used to be a religious pluralist, but after 9/11 I now think Queen Isabella should be a saint for expelling the Moors from Spain” school of thought.

    What? You think I’m joking? What about this excellent set of proposals detailing the dangers of Muslim foot baths? “I Youstabee .... and now I’m outraged at clean feet!”

    You can’t make this stuff up!

    Posted by John Protevi  on  09/16  at  09:56 AM
  30. The problem here is how to draw a lower-bound on entries, once you get Jack Cashill or Andy Martin into the mix is anything excluded? The LaRouchies?

    President Obama has conspired, and acted to carry out, through his promotion of his Hitler-modelled health-care legislation, Crimes Against Humanity, by denial of medical care, and outright murder of large segments of the U.S. population. ...President Obama’s actions around the Copenhagen Climate Summit demonstrate his intention to not only endorse the international depopulation policy of the British monarchy, but to unconstitutionally commit the United States to implementing that policy.

    Except for the British monarchy slip, that’s almost mainstream. By

    Posted by  on  09/16  at  11:37 AM
  31. The site John P. linked to is marvelous, so another vote for that, but let’s not forget R. Kimball, whom we were just discussing the other day.  You can’t beat that combination of style and content—it’s like P. G. Wodehouse having an epileptic fit.  So half a dozen votes for him.

    Posted by Dave Maier  on  09/16  at  12:19 PM
  32. John P.’s link is indeed jaw-droppingly horrible. An especially wingnutty flavor is bestowed by the Bad Tolkien style. “Athwart two hostile Powers we stand . . . .” I don’t think “athwart” was the precise word he meant. It conveys quite an image.

    However, as with the Anti-Enviro-Baalist-Fascists and the LaRouchites I don’t really think calling any more attention to it is a good idea. It’s a tough call when to mock and when to ignore. Is this guy popular anywhere? Is he connected with Tea Party types?

    Posted by  on  09/16  at  05:15 PM
  33. If the number of nominations eventually exceeds 64, we’ll just have to have a “play-in” pre-tournament first round.

    Whatever excitement we may have in the early rounds, I don’t see anything stopping Tennessee in the East bracket, or Wisconsin in the Midwest.

    Posted by  on  09/17  at  11:20 AM
  34. It will be Michigan all the way in the Midwest.  They have all of the <a href="http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/03/29/michigan-militia-group-preparing-anti-christ-web-site-says/">necessary elements, traits, and strengths<a> to be anti-Islamofascist Ecofascist Liberalfascist.

    Posted by  on  09/18  at  09:28 PM
  35. Spyder, I was thinking of the collegiate wingnut tournament, featuring the powerhouse law departments of UT and UW. The Hutarees would certainly be a strong threat if invited (and probably an even stronger threat anywhere they weren’t invited), but would they meet the academic eligibility requirments?

    (Capcha word: “law,” believe it or not.)

    Posted by  on  09/19  at  03:54 AM
  36. I thought AIM was the American Indian Movement.

    Posted by  on  09/23  at  06:00 PM
  37. become an interfaith cultural center that will emphasize “the intricate relationships between Islamic teachings and environmentalism.” As such, this new mosque will not only be built green, but it will

    Posted by travesti  on  09/17  at  02:32 PM
  38. From the tons of remarks on your articles, I suppose I am not the only one having all of the enjoyment here ! keep up the good work.

    Posted by foot bath mat  on  12/28  at  12:33 AM
  39. Terrorism is the worst part of human being and whenever i think about the ground Zero and 9/11 attack,i starting sweating.

    Posted by Interior Shutters  on  12/30  at  04:05 AM
  40. It has really been a great source of inspirational philosophy.

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