Wednesday, November 5, 2008
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Ignorant and free?
"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free...it expects what never was and never will be." -- Thomas Jefferson The level of ignorance about the nature and magnitude of the jihad threat is today higher than it has been...
Iran equips navy with stealth submarine
"Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday called for the production of exclusive military hardware for the country, asserting that in order to counter a potential attack, Iran should employ weapons the enemy is unfamiliar with..." Khamenei can breathe easy, at...
Jihadists try to infiltrate UK's top labs, acquire weapons material
Now that it looks as if it is going to be an early night, back to business. Will these jihadists call off this effort in view of the looming new messianic era? Or will the world discover that the jihad...
Hamas spokesman: Obama, McCain both 'terrible' candidates
Why are they both terrible? The "Hamas spokesman" is probably thinking along the same lines as Farhad Akbari. "Hamas spokesman: Obama, McCain both 'terrible' candidates," from the Jerusalem Post, November 4 (thanks to Eleutheria Â´H Thanatos): No matter who wins...
Pakistani president demands that US stop drone attacks
David Ignatius says in the Washington Post that even while protesting against these attacks, the Pakistani government has made a deal with the U.S. to allow them to continue. Is Zardari is trying to continue the double game that Pakistan...
"Southern insurgent groups" wound 60 in Thai bomb blasts
In Thailand? "Southern insurgent groups"? Marching under the banner of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson? In fact, of course, the "Southern insurgent groups" are Islamic jihad groups, but that is the Global Insurgency That Must Not Be Named....
Why did Forbes spike its story on Iran's support for Obama?
Try this: search for "'Obama and Ahmadinejad' by Amir Taheri" at Google. The first link goes to Forbes magazine, which published Taheri's article on October 26. But if you click on that link, you get this: "Something's gone awry! The...
"The anticipated victory of Obama in US elections signals...the end of the Jewish domination"
Headline in the Greek newspaper Avriani, from ana-mpa.org (thanks to James): "The anticipated victory of Obama in US elections signals ...the end of the Jewish domination - Everything changes in USA and we hope that it will be more democratic...
Raymond Ibrahim: When it comes to presidential elections, does al-Qaeda "cycle"?
In recent weeks, various analysts opined that al-Qaeda, as it did in 2004, would somehow try to influence the upcoming elections. It did not. At any rate, how did al-Qaeda try to influence the elections in 2004? By issuing a...
Stick for friends, carrot for enemies?
"Here comes Ahmadinejad, Barack. Get out the carrots." An Iranian dissident has a pointed question for Barack Obama. From "From Bogota to Tehran" by Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi in Hudson New York, November 4: Polls taken inside Iran show that the...
"A vital wake-up call of a book"
"Robert Spencer makes a solid case that the major threat to our way of life does not come solely from those radical Islamists who embrace violence and terrorism. It also comes from those who do not accept that they...
Coalition to Stop Shariah to protest U.S. Treasury Department's efforts to promote seditious Shariah-compliant finance
A very important press release from the Center for Security Policy. For more information, go to USA-StopShariah.org and see this illuminating article by the indomitable Frank Gaffney. Washington, DC - November 4, 2008: A new coalition of public policy organizations,...
"We will fight any government that governs America. We are the only ones on Earth who stand against you."
They "will fight any government that governs America"? You mean, even if America pursues a policy of flat-out appeasement of the Islamic world, or spends billions on hearts-and-minds initiatives that build roads and schools in Muslim countries and help Afghani...
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Somali girl 'pleaded for mercy' before being stoned her to death for being raped
"We will do what Allah has instructed us." But remember: the real problem is "Islamophobia." Sharia Alert from Somalia: more on this story. "Somali girl 'pleaded for mercy' before Islamists stoned her to death for being raped," by David Williams...
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Dutch cabinet gives in: Wilders is no Hitler anymore
A small step toward sanity. An update on this story, courtesy the Dutch Freedom Party: Two thousand Dutch schools will receive mail from the state-subsidized Day of Respect Foundation this week. The Foundation is forced by the Dutch cabinet to...
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Jordan arrests four gay men
But remember: Pat Robertson et al represent a far greater threat. Sharia Alert from modern, moderate Jordan: "Jordan Criminalizes Four LGBT People," from The Advocate, November 4 (thanks to Kevin): Four gay men, some of them transvestites, were arrested on...
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U.S. funding Iranian nuke program!
We have met the enemy and he is us. John VI Cantacuzenes Alert from Lou Dobbs (thanks to Allat)....
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California county will issue headscarves to female Muslim prisoners
"The county, which did not admit wrongdoing, will also pay $45,000 in damages." "Jail Agrees to Allow Headscarves for Muslim Inmates," from AP, November 3 (thanks to all who sent this in): ORANGE, Calif. Â— A Southern California county will...
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