Wednesday, June 18, 2008
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Fast, temporary relief? Bush to ask Congress to lift offshore drilling ban
A partial answer. "Bush to Press Congress on Offshore Oil Drilling," from FoxNews, June 17 (thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist): WASHINGTON Â— President Bush plans to make a renewed push Wednesday to get Congress to end a long-standing ban on...
Canada: Muslim arrested at airport with handgun in carry-on luggage
A test of screening procedures? "Gun, ammunition confiscated from air passenger," from CBC News, June 17 (thanks to APA): A man was arrested at the Calgary International Airport Tuesday after a handgun was detected in his carry-on luggage. Security officers...
Honor killing in Canada: Father gets first-degree murder charge
Aqsa, in life Given the political and social climate today, Canadian authorities could easily have opted for a lesser charge, and mumbled about respecting the cultures of immigrants. Instead, to their credit, they have charged Muhammad Parvez with first-degree...
The Myth of Moderate Islam
For years those who have repeated the simple truth that while there are Muslims who are moderate, there is no moderate Islam, have been vilified as bigots and "Islamophobes," and marginalized in the same way by Beltway analysts and the...
Israel, Hamas agree to Gaza truce
This can only help Hamas. "If Muslims are weak, a truce may be made for ten years if necessary, for the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) made a truce with the Quraysh for that long, as is...
Pakistani writer speaks out against "the absurdity that characterises this part of the world"
A bit of sanity in Pakistan. He said it: if I had, it would be "Islamophobia" -- but Farooq Sulehria tells Muslims to stop blaming others for all their troubles, and to take responsibility themselves for the sorry state of...
McCain: Lift offshore drilling ban. Obama: McCain approach "misguided"
For many years now I've been calling for a Manhattan Project to find and develop new energy sources. This has not been undertaken, at least at the government level, unless it is classified and has not been leaked. In any...
Spencer: The Jihad Against Free Speech
My Human Events column this week concerns an advancing threat that most Americans have no idea even exists. Freedom of speech is in imminent danger. Concerted attacks on it by the jihadist movement are increasing in number here and in...
But remember: it's all about Israel and American foreign policy
Sunni-Shi'ite Jihad Update: "Bomb kills 4 outside Pakistan mosque, injures 5," by Ishtiaq Mahsud for Associated Press, June 16 (thanks to all who sent this in): DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan - A bomb exploded outside a Shiite mosque in northwest...
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Saudi wife arrested for...driving
And I store my face veils right here Women in Saudi Arabia cannot drive, but they can own cars. What for? "Saudi wife arrested after going for an illegal drive," from the Daily Mail, June 16 (thanks to Twostellas):...
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UK: Hair salon must pay Â£4,000 to hijabbed hairstylist for refusing to hire her
$8,000 richer More suicidal lunacy from Britain: the sacred right to style hair even though one's own hair is not visible has been transgressed against, and the offender must pay for the Hurt Feelings of the hijabbed hairstylist. Bushra...
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Australia: City Council gives $65,000 for mosque repairs
This is bitterly ironic in light of the fact that the repair of old houses of worship is specifically forbidden to the dhimmis who live under Islamic law. If Australia ever becomes Islamic, in other words, you will not see...
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