It’s Murder-By-Muslim-Immigrant, Stupid!

By Ilana Mercer

Say It Radical Islam
But is the words “Radical Islamic terrorist” plainly, wrong?
Ilana Mercer
Ilana Mercer

USA – -( Can we cut the cr-p, kids? Forgive my language, but, as Ecclesiastes teaches, there’s a time for everything. The time to cuss is now.

“Radical Islamic terrorism”: He has to be able to say it! This, preach conservative talking heads, is the acid test for electing the next American president.

Is this convoluted concept one you can even remember?

“Radical Islamic terrorism” is like the LGBTQ acronym, it’s a mouthful.

It’s unmemorable, unintuitive and does not accurately describe the vile men and women who menace us in our American, English and European homelands.

“Radical Islamic terrorist” is, very plainly, wrong.

Language mediates behavior. In order to properly respond to these vipers among us who elect to kill us despite our kindness toward them, stateside, we do indeed need to properly describe them.

To be vested in linguistic accuracy is to be vested in the truth. The closer language cleaves to reality, the greater the likelihood that correct, and corrective, action will follow.

Certainly the term of choice must reflect reality, not ideology, Right or Left. Why so? If we don’t describe exactly who these killers are, we’ll be unable to eject them from our midst.

ISIS” is not attacking us; certain Muslim immigrants are. The Islamic State simply inspires them the way progressive rock guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen might move me.

The more abstract the expert Idiocracy gets in defining our problems, the more removed will be their solutions—removed from solutions that are the legitimate purview of limited government. You and I will be forced to pay for their elaborate schemes.

So don’t be fooled.

ISIS and an abstract ideology called “radical Islamic terrorism”—a redundancy, if ever there was one, since Islam is radical—are not attacking us. Men and women upon whom we’ve conferred the right to live among us are.

These are individuals who are part of us, not part of ISIS. ISIS is happy they kill us. It’s pleased to continue providing inspiration, even training. But the ephemeral ISIS did not send them to kill us. We invited them here in the idiotic believe that they were like us.

These Muslim killers are Americans, Europeans and Englishmen. We’ve made them so. …

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About Ilana Mercer:

Ilana Mercer is a paleolibertarian writer, based in the U.S. She pens WND’s longest-standing, exclusive paleolibertarian column, “Return to Reason.” Mercer contributes to The Unz Review, America’s smartest webzine, and is a fellow at the Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies, an award-winning, independent, nonprofit, free-market economic policy think-tank. Her latest book is “The Trump Revolution” Mercer’s website is She blogs at

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Several posters here have referred to the difficulty of distinguishing between what I’ve called “true immigrants” who happen to be Muslims, and those terrorists (or others) who come here under false colors. Let me say that I am well aware of the problem, and I agree that it is a BIG problem. My contention is simply that a blanket ban on ALL Muslim immigration is the wrong approach. I agree that it is difficult to know who to trust, and I certainly don’t support letting in “refugees” or others from areas like Libya or Syria, who cannot be vetted effectively.… Read more »

Tom Paine

Vlad the Impaler is who we need at this point. Shame he’s not running . 🙂


The argument is wrong for several reasons, but, since the article focused on linguistic issues, let me point out the most obvious. The term “Immigrant” typically refers to a person who leaves his/her country of origin, giving up it’s citizenship and values, to move to another country and adopt IT’s values and citizenship. Muslims who come to America with this intention are NOT a problem, and should no more be persecuted for sharing their religion with terrorists, than loyal Americans of Japanese descent should have been interned in camps like Manzanar during WWII. The problem is not Islam per se,… Read more »


Maybe you should tell this story to all the Muslims that gathered in celebration of the New York subway bombing this month.


You are exactly correct.


Islam itself is the enemy. Try saying that.


“Islam itself is the enemy.”

An absolutely true and accurate statement… but no matter how often (nor how fervently, nor how softly/loudly, nor how logically/rationally) we make that specific statement, it will fall on the deaf ears of Progressive Liberals. To paraphrase an old adage, “There is none so deaf as those who WILL NOT hear.”

Liberals’ efforts must be negated, since their devotion to concrete-but-mistaken beliefs cannot be corrected.

marc disabled vet

That was the straight truth , We do need to watch
our backs. Lord knows nobody else is watching
out for us. COVER THIEN OWN A$$.

charles merritt

mark first of all from one veteran to another welcome home and thanks much for your service. you are correct when you say cover your own ass.we veterans were taught to cover each other in times of need the time is now. if veterans stick with one another at least we know we are backed by the best. so have a wonderful day that you deserve.


DAESH not anything else. Dont use the names they want.