"Dhimmicrat” (dhimmi + Democrat) is a slang name for the Democrat party, used by speakers who believe that Democrats act like “dhimmis” toward Muslims and especially Muslim extremists. A “dhimmi” is a non-Muslim subject who accepts a lower legal status under sharia (or Islamic) law; often a tax such as “jizya” must be paid by dhimmis to practice a non-Muslim religion. The term “dhimmicrat” dates to at least 2003.
Both uppercase ("Dhimmicrat") and lowercase ("dhimmicrat") have been used. “Dhimmirat” (dhimmi + rat/Democrat) has been cited in print since at least 2005.
A dhimmi (Arabic: ذمي [ˈðɪmːiː], collectively أهل الذمة ahl al-dhimmah, “the people of the dhimma or pact of protection”; Ottoman Turkish & Urdu zimmi, “one whose zimma [responsibility of protection] has been taken") is a non-Muslim subject of a state governed in accordance with sharia law. The term connotes an obligation of the state to protect the individual, including the individual’s life, property, and freedom of religion and worship, and required loyalty to the empire, and a poll tax known as the jizya, which complemented the Islamic tax paid by the Muslim subjects, called Zakat.
This status was originally only made available to non-Muslims who were People of the Book (i.e. Jews and Christians), but was later extended to include Zoroastrians, Mandeans, and, in some areas, Hindus and Buddhists. Dhimmi had fewer legal and social rights than Muslims, but more rights than other non-Muslim religious subjects. This status applied to millions of people living from the Atlantic Ocean to India from the 7th century until modern times.
Conversion by a dhimmi to Islam was generally easy, and almost without exception emancipated the new convert from all legal impairments of his previous dhimmi status. Violently forced conversion was known in early Islamic history, but increased in frequency in later centuries, such as in the Almohad dynasty of North Africa and al-Andalus.
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(from dhimmi: a non-Muslim living in an Islamic state under Shari’ah law). Epithet lobbed by freepers (see below) and their ilk to suggest that Democrats are traitors in the War on IslamTerror. More playful terms include: demoncrat, demoncrap, dumbocrat. Such terms may have the unintended effect of demonstrating freepers’ lack of cleverness.
A person, usually liberal, who is willing to overlook abuses to free speech, women’s rights, gay rights, etc., in Arabic countries due to their blinding hatred of the conservative political movement in the United States.
Someone who think George W. Bush is a greater threat to gay rights than mullahs in Iran who literally execute people for being gay is a dhimmicrat.
by drunkasaurus rex Sep 16, 2006
A neologism that combines “dhimmi” and “Democrat”. A dhimmi is a non-Muslim who, accordingly, has a distinctly second-class status under Muslim law. A secondary meaning refers to non-Muslims, i.e., Westerners, who refuse to resist Islamist hegemony and, in a sense, prefer dhimmi status. The intent of the neologism, whether correct or flagrantly incorrect, is to accuse Democrats of wanting to turn Americans into dhimmis.
Biden, Boxer, Dodd, Durbin, Feingold, Kerry, Leahy, Schumer… They all side with the terrorists. They’re all just Dhimmicrats.
by tjmmz Aug 30, 2008
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I do give Dhimmicrats points for conviction, willing as they are to sacrifice power in order to express such
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The Dhimmicrats aren’t even on the map when it comes to this issue.
44 posted on Wednesday, July 21, 2004 1:11:45 AM by Bogolyubski
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