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Friday, September 11, 2009

Why September 11?

For those of you who have ever wondered why September 11 happened on that particular day, I have the answer. My friend Herb Meyer told me this a few years ago. Anyone with a mustard seed of wanting to know what we are up against should order his great video "The Siege of Western Civilization" available here
Anyway, the Islamic world has a long memory for dates in history. Looking back in world history, Islam spread through western Europe coming up through Spain and the Iberian peninsula. The high water mark of this spread came on October 10, 732 when the Islamic forces were stopped by Charles Martel at the Battle of Tours in France. It took until 1492 for the Islamic forces to be ejected from the port of Grenada, Spain and thus the European continent, the same year of Columbus' voyage. Thus you will hear Osama bin Laden sometimes refer to "the crime of Iberia". This is his meaning. September 11 is the date of the high water mark of the spread of the Ottoman Empire in eastern Europe when they were stopped at the gates of Vienna...September 11, 1683. And now you know the why of September 11.

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