Friday, July 4, 2008
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Geert Wilders: Prisoner of Islam
The brilliantly insightful and fearless Diana West speaks with the equally fearless hero of free speech and of the defense of the West against Islamic supremacism, Geert Wilders: THE HAGUE, The Netherlands -- Having run the polite-but-grim gauntlet of Dutch...
Obama a victim of "Islamophobia"!
As everyone knows, Obama has been going to some lengths to make sure nobody thinks he's a Muslim. Nor has he been making any particular effort to add, "Not that there's anything wrong with that." Today the reliably dhimmi Wall...
"He yelled Allahu Akbar and hit the gas"
The Palestinian Arab who killed three people in a bulldozer rampage yesterday was a freelance jihadist -- once again underscoring the international need for the Islamic groups who profess to oppose today's jihad activity to begin to teach actively against...
The truth depends on who's listening
Here is a stunningly frank account -- by a Muslim, in a stridently pro-Islamic paper -- of Islamic scholars' changing their answers on religious questions based on whether the question is presented publicly or privately. That a supposed moral "truth"...
"When Christians kill Muslims, it's the Crusades. When Jews kill Muslims it's murder, and when Muslims kill Muslims, it's like talking about the weather. Nobody really cares about it"
Gillerman might have added that when Muslims kill non-Muslims, nobody particularly cares either, because that is a reaction to oppression, or occupation, or Britney Spears (for that last one, ask Dinesh D'Souza). Jihad? Pah. It's a Religion of Peace, and...
"The truth is that the biggest enemy of Islam is the Muslims themselves, because they have relinquished all decency in dealing with others, as well as the courage to oppose oppression"
The statements these columnists make are generally true and commonsensical, but highly unusual in the Islamic world -- where self-righteous moral posturing and finger-pointing rules the day. We see this also from Islamic groups in the West: they vilify and...
Prisoner Rehabilitated; Fifty Million Die
Barry Rubin of the Gloria Center discusses the Fantasy-Based Policymaking of which so many in Washington are so very fond: Each day we're told that radical Islamists, terrorists, and assorted extremists are going to moderate, so why not negotiate with...
35 suspected al-Qaeda recruiters arrested in Morocco
Whole lotta "misunderstanding" of Islam going on there. And the story supports yesterday's report of al-Qaeda's increasing use of North Africa as a base of operations (along with Pakistan and Somalia). "35 suspected Al-Qaeda recruiters arrested in Morocco: agency," from...
Chadian sheik declares jihad on Christians and atheists "as far as Denmark"; 70 followers killed in clash with government forces
Motoons Rage comes to Chad, and meets up with an ingrained, general hatred of unbelievers. "Chad halts 'holy war' by Muslim leader, 70 killed," from Reuters, July 3: Chad says its security forces have killed 66 followers of an Islamic...
Conviction of New York missile plot jihadists upheld on appeal
Predictable arguments -- profiling, not knowing what was going on -- didn't work this time. An update on this story. " U.S. conviction upheld in FBI sting of NY Muslims," by Christine Kearney for Reuters, July 2: NEW YORK (Reuters)...
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UK's top judge: Muslims should be able to live under Sharia
The judge speaks coolly of not allowing stonings and amputations, but how will he keep them out once the principle that Sharia can be applied in Britain is accepted? The next step will be challenges to the principle that whenever...
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Belgium: UAE royals enslaved 17 women
Slavery is taken for granted as acceptable in the Qur'an, and the Islamic world only abolished it under Western pressure; there has never been anything in the Islamic world comparable to the abolitionist movements led by Christian preachers such as...
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Bill Clinton to peek behind Muslim veils
I kid you not. The ArtReach Foundation is most pleased to announce that the Clinton Foundation will debut Breaking the Veils at the Clinton Presidential Museum and Center in Little Rock, Arkansas in June 2008. Then in 2009 the exhibit...
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Iraq: Jihadist group sends threat letters to Mosul churches over plan to establish an Assyrian-Christian police force
Dhimmis are forbidden to bear arms. "Iraq: Islamist group threatens churches in Mosul," from Adnkronos International, July 2: Mosul, 2 July (AKI) - An Islamist group has sent threatening letters to Assyrian churches in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul,...
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U.K.: Female Muslim councillor "subjected to hate campaign" by male Muslim constituents
"I feel that if it was a male Asian councillor then he would be treated as a hero. Because I am a woman I get the opposite treatment. " "Muslim councillor Hasina Khan: I will not let male bigots win,"...
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Nigeria: Sharia court jails female singer for staging concert
Sharia Alert. "Nigeria: Sharia Court Jails Female Singer for Staging Musical Concert," from News Agency of Nigeria, July 2: A lower Shari'ah Court in Shira Local Government Area of Bauchi State has sentenced a 34 year old female singer, Talatu...
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Algeria: Two converts to Christianity sentenced for "distributing documents that aimed at weakening the faith of Muslims"
Islamic Tolerance Alert, and an update on this story. "Algeria convicts 2 for promoting Christianity," by Aomar Ouali for the Associated Press, July 2: ALGIERS, Algeria - Two converts to Christianity were convicted Wednesday of illegally promoting their faith in...
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