Wednesday, December 31, 2008
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Iran: Students (i.e., "Muslim youth") raid British Embassy
Trying to emulate their "righteous forbears" of 1979 at the US embassy? Surely Khomeini would be proud. Even though "Britain has called for an urgent ceasefire," that's not good enough. Nothing will ever be good enough -- not allowing...
Protesters gather at Obama's vacay spot, demanding he support jihad against Israel
It's 1968 out there, man The Anointed One apparently had nothing to say. Yet. "Pro-Palestinian protesters at Obama's Hawaii house," by Ross Colvin for Reuters, December 30 (thanks to James): KAILUA, Hawaii (Reuters) - A small group of placard-waving...
UK airport security deemed "total failure"
Twins separated at birth? A 26 year-old man traveling to Pakistan using his sister's passport "passed three security checks unchallenged before boarding a flight to Islamabad." Just one of the reasons why the UK may well be al-Qaeda's next...
Israel's UN ambassador: "The main goal is to destroy completely this terrorist gang" -- Hamas
Who could object? "Shalev: Israel seeks to 'destroy' Hamas," from AP, December 30 (thanks to Dan): Israel will push forward with its offensive in the Gaza Strip until it "completely destroys" Hamas, Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, Gabriela Shalev,...
Did a Hamas lie find its way into a Washington Post headline?
Gee, what are the odds that the mainstream media would swallow uncritically Hamas propaganda? Meryl Yourish has the details (thanks to James)....
Hamas lives! Israeli defense officials recommend suspending Gaza ops, exploring ceasefire options
If they do this, they will thereby ensure that the bloodthirsty Hamas jihadists will survive to kill again. Is #8, here, just around the corner? "Barak asks gov't to OK more reservists," from the Jerusalem Post, December 30 (thanks to...
Will Israel really neutralize Hamas? Don't count on it
Debbie Schlussel thinks not: [...] There have been many of these occasion, temporary Israeli attacks on HAMAS or temporary blockades of funds or supplies to Gaza. And they are a waste of time because Israel doesn't mean business. Eventually, Israel...
Hey, Israel's response really is disproportionate!
It really is. And I condemn it! Jonathan Mark explains why in "Israel's Response Is Disproportionate" in Jewish World Review, December 30 (thanks to Doc Washburn): I condemn Israel's disproportionate attack on Hamas because, so far, it has only lasted...
5,000 demonstrators and riots in Londonistan over Gaza
Welcome to the wonderful new multicultural London. This is all part of the "Palestinians'" grievance theater -- if they mount a protest this big, they must have some serious grievances, no? And if they turn violent, well, we better...
Israeli Arab Knesset members: a "fifth column for the Hamas"
Ahmad Tibi: What's his nationality? If one believes that the Israeli/Palestinian conflict is a struggle over land, such that once the just-right negotiated settlement is found, peace will dawn, and if one thinks that poverty causes terrorism and that...
Israel calls Gazans to warn them to flee for their safety
Here is more evidence of why the reaction to the Israeli actions in Gaza from the UN, the EU, and the other usual suspects is so hypocritical and reeking of a double standard. Did Hamas call people in southern Israel...
"One Solution for World Peace: Wipe Off Israel and Zionism"
An AP Photo by Dita Alangkara. Caption: Muslim students shout slogans during a protest against Israeli airstrikes in Gaza outside Egyptian embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Dec. 30. 2008.... Thanks to Brian C. Ledbetter at Snapped Shot, who observes:...
Taliban "beheading and burning their way" through Pakistan's Swat valley
The Taliban's paradise is taking shape in the Swat valley and beyond: Among other things, polio has resurfaced, and the girls' schools have to close in less than three weeks. They must be so proud of their "progress." "Scenic Pakistani...
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Turkey: Italian priest's attacker gets four years in prison
Stabbed for being a priest If a Christian had attacked and stabbed a Muslim in Turkey, would he too get four years, or would he be executed? This story also reminds that "moderate" Turkey's "small Christian community has been...
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Saudi minister warns against growing Saudi racism
Â"Regrettably, we have become overwhelmed by arrogance and even racism, and we have begun to imagine that we are better..." Racism is one thing; being "overwhelmed by arrogance," on the other hand, and believing "that we are better," is simply...
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Australia: Topless bathing to be banned to "protect" Muslims
Who needs "protection" from whom? After all, Australia wants all people from far and wide to feel welcome, and "at home," especially "If they've come from a Middle Eastern or Asian country [general PC-code for "Muslim country"] where women...
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Saudi Arabia: Doctor halts wedding of 5-year-old girl
Sharia Alert: "We cannot technically impede a marriage with a girl of this age. However, we can delay the process (by refusing to carry out the [state-mandated pre-marital] tests)." "Saudi Arabia: Doctor stops wedding with five year-old," from Adnkronos International,...
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Simple Shimon: "Nobody in this world understands what are Hamas' goals and why it continues to fire missiles"
Dazed and confused Mr. Peres, I am very glad to clear this up for you. The Hamas Charter quotes the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood in this way: "Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will...
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Indian gov't minister: "Islamic terrorism" an incorrect term made up by Westerners angry over 9/11
Pranab Mukherjee is largely repeating himself. "Term 'Islamic terrorism' wrong : Pranab," from the Press Trust of India, December 29: Kolkata, Dec 29 (PTI) Describing as "unacceptable" the term 'Islamic terrorism', External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said a "disinformation...
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