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Thank God for the Reconquista and Crusades

We hear it all the time. It's spoken on television, the radio, by public officials, even the president of the United States has repeated it. It's taught in our public schools, in our universities, so it seems it's just common knowledge. "Medieval Christians tried to spread their faith by the sword with the Crusades." The only problem is -- it's not true.

I could go into a long history lesson as to why it's not true, but I won't.  Others have already done that, and they've done a far better job than I ever could. So instead of reaching into the past, I'm going to do something totally different.  I'm going to reach out to the present.  I'm going to pull up something from recent news, put it right into your face, to help you understand something that modern Westerners have failed to understand for decades. Fair warning, make sure there are no children in the room. Here it is...

This is the face of Islamic terrorism now, in the real world…