Thursday, September 11, 2008
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Islamic charter school takes "confrontational road" with Education Department
Here again we see the same story playing out: Muslims asserting a right to do things that are at variance with American law, or culture, or custom, and not being willing to compromise in the slightest degree, while American officials...
Obama's Muslim Brotherhood-linked aide hasn't really quit
This is a couple of weeks old, but I don't recall anyone remarking upon it. Barack Obama's Muslim Outreach Coordinator, Mazen Asbahi, resigned under pressure in August after it was revealed that he was "a frequent speaker before several...
Al Qaeda declares Coptic priest Zakaria Botros "one of the most wanted infidels in the world"
And offers 60 million for his head. More on Islam's Public Enemy #1. "Exclusive: Al Qaeda targets leading Arab evangelist operating in the U.S. for preaching the Gospel to Muslims," by Joel C. Rosenberg for Flashtraffic, September 9 (thanks...
Feds rule Muslims can take prayer breaks, refuse to handle pork
Reasonable and practical accommodation -- but here again, when Islamic practices and American practices conflict, the American practices have to be the ones that give way. As this continues, it will cause increasing tension in the workplace and in society...
Talks break down as Muslim employees demand accommodation at Swift plant
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When not in Rome, do as the Romans do. As I said here, since Sharia allows for absolutely no compromise, that means that American businesses are going to have to choose...
Tonight I'm gonna party like it's September 10
I was tempted this morning to pretend it was September 10. Why not? Everybody's doing it. Polls show that fewer Americans today believe that terrorism is a threat than at any time since before 9/11. A CNN survey shows that...
Spencer: The Islamic World Looks at Obama
"See them, Barack? They're some of your biggest fans" In Human Events today I examine the Islamic world's enthusiasm for Barack Obama: Barack Obama caused another stir over his ties to Islam on Sunday when he noted that Â"John...
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Jordan's role in criminalizing criticism of Islam
More on this story. "Criminalizing Criticism of Islam," by Elizabeth Samson for the WallStreet Journal, September 10:There are strange happenings in the world of international jurisprudence that do not bode well for the future of free speech. In an unprecedented...
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Burka-Ban in the Netherlands
"It is important for children to learn that proper communication requires being able to look the other person in the eye" "Dutch to ban burkas when picking children up from school," Bruno Waterfield for the Telegraph, September 9:Ronald Plasterk, the...
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Australia: proposal for new Islamic school rejected due to "racism"
Islam-as-Race Alert. Of course, the fact that "Islamic schools are scattered across Australian cities ... [and] receive government funds" doesn't seem to matter much. After all, Australia is supposedly a part of Dar al-Islam. More on this story. "Australian Muslims...
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Saudi Arabia: 8-year-old files for divorce
An update on this story. "Saudi Arabia: 8 Year-Old Files For Divorce, Judge Takes Time," from ANSAmed, September 10 (thanks to Insubria): (ANSAmed) - RIYADH, SEPTEMBER 10 - A Saudi judge asked to decide on the request for divorce between...
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Iran: Lawmakers reject proposal to allow men to marry additional wives without first wife's consent
An update on this story. "Iran lawmakers reject proposal to ease polygamy," from the Associated Press, September 9: TEHRAN, Iran: An Iranian parliamentary committee rejected on Monday government amendments to a bill that would have allowed men to take additional...
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