Friday, November 14, 2008
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Offensive-to-Islam decals prevent veteran from visiting grave of military son
Here's one of those "offensive" decals that have caused U.S. officials to ban a Vietnam vet from visiting the grave of his fallen son -- who died in the al-Qaeda U.S.S. Cole bomb attack of 2000. Thanks to Diana...
Somalia: Jihadists seize yet another town, impose Islamic law
That's what the jihad is all about: Imposing Islamic law, by all possible means. Somalia Jihad Update. "Somali Islamists seize town, impose Islamic law," by Mohamed Olad Hassan and Katharine Houreld for the Associated Press, November 13: MOGADISHU, Somalia Â–...
Vietnam veteran denied right to visit grave of sailor son who was killed in U.S.S. Cole bombing for displaying bumper stickers deemed "offensive" to Islam
To which one of his lawyers observes: Â"Our troops are being killed by Islamic terrorists, 9/11 was caused by Islamic terrorists, these terrorists want to destroy America, the Islamic countries persecute Christians, and now the military is victimizing a father...
Fatwa bans emoticons
Haram Move over Mickey Mouse. The original, and very lengthy, fatwa is here. Here are some of the pertinent excerpts as posted by the Jawa Report: "Fatwa: Emoticons are Un-Islamic," from the Jawa Report, November 12 (thanks to Jeffrey...
Afghanistan: Suicide attack kills 9, including US soldier
As the Taliban has made clear (for now), it is not interested in negotiating with infidels. Would that infidels exhibited the same sort of decisiveness. "Convoy attack kills US soldier, 8 Afghan civilians," by Fisnik Abrashi for the Associated Press,...
Taliban stops executing people long enough to ask UN to block executions of Taliban prisoners
Jihadist hypocrisy alert. "Taliban urge world to block Afghan executions," from Reuters, November 13: KABUL, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taliban, notorious for summary public executions, urged the United Nations on Thursday to press the Afghan government to stop executing...
Taliban denies negotiating with Karzai government; Karzai to brief British on secret negotiations with Taliban
Cognitive dissonance. "Taliban Denies Negotiating, or Being Willing to Negotiate, With U.S., NATO, or Karzai Government," from MEMRI, November 12 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm): In a statement published in the latest issue of the Taliban monthly Al-Sumud, Taliban Deputy Commander...
Iran's new missile brings Israel within reach
But relax: soon we will talk all this out and smooth it over. More on this story. "Iran test-fires new missile, Israel within reach," by Zahra Hosseinian for Reuters, November 12 (thanks to all who sent this in): TEHRAN (Reuters)...
Here and there and everywhere
Due for an oil change Tuesday night I spoke at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. It was a great evening. The Conservative Union students who invited me were outstandingly well organized, and had publicized the event efficiently; the event...
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"A man with 10 wives would collapse and die, but my own power is given by Allah" His own words. "Nigerian preacher with 86 wives gets court reprieve," by Tume Ahemba for Reuters, November 13:LAGOS, Nov 13 (Reuters Life!)...
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Breaking News: Political correctness "hampering battle against extremism" in UK
The EU terror-chief agrees. Meanwhile, the US government is nervous about using words such as mujahid, umma, and caliphate. "Political correctness 'hampering battle against extremism,'" by Matthew Moore for the Telegraph, November 13 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm:Attempts to turn young...
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Pakistan: Christian doctor accused of blaspheming Islam freed, but in hiding
Pakistan's blasphemy law, which is based on Islamic law, continues to be a source of human rights abuses. An update on this story. "Christian doctor accused of anti-Islam blasphemy freed (but in hiding)," by Qaiser Felix for Asia News, November...
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