Thursday, January 15, 2009
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Spencer, Ibrahim at Middle East Forum in New York
This afternoon I addressed the Middle East Forum in New York City. As she was last year, Pamela of Atlas Shrugs was there, with her trusty video camera -- much appreciated, Pamela. Raymond Ibrahim of Jihad Watch and the...
Muslim soldiers in French military refuse to go to Afganistan, say they won't fight fellow Muslims
A Which-Side-Are-You-On Alert from France. Here is a French-language article, "Des Musulmans refusent de combattre," from Le Figaro, January 14 (thanks to Rosine). "It is not for a believer to kill a believer unless it be by mistake" -- Qur'an...
Israeli Arabs to protest against...Israel
Jihad is thicker than citizenship. "Arab village in Negev to host latest major protest against IDF strikes," by Yoav Stern for Haaretz, January 15 (thanks to James): A protest against the offensive in Gaza will be held tomorrow in the...
India: Yes, we know the Pakistani troops are at the border, but we won't respond in kind
Refusing to respond to provocation, while Pakistan continues to do the jihadists' bidding. "India: New Delhi aware of Pakistani troops on border," from AKI, January 14 (thanks to C. Cantoni): New Delhi, 14 Jan. (AKI) - Pakistan deployed additional troops...
Singapore: Misunderstander of Islam admits to airport crash plot
"What I was trying to do was to defend Islam and Muslims." "Singapore: Terror suspect admits to airport crash plot," from AKI, January 14 (thanks to Sr. Soph): Singapore, 14 Jan. (AKI) - A Singaporean terror suspect admitted that he...
NY Daily News: United Nations tries to outlaw criticism of Islam!
An ominous initiative that we have discussed many times here -- the UN's efforts to silence those who call attention to the ways in which Islamic jihadists use the texts and teachings of Islam to justify their actions and make...
"When you hear music, after it's over, it's gone, in the air. You can never capture it again."
Well, sometimes you can The statement in the headline was made by the awe-inspiring bass clarinetist and alto saxophonist, the late great Eric Dolphy. I was reminded of it yesterday when I appeared on Fox's "The Strategy Room." Most...
Man who could be dead says: "There is only one strong way to bring the return of al-Aqsa and Palestine, and that is jihad in the path of God"
Haven't seen him lately Bin Laden has disappeared for long stretches before, and then popped up again, and they're saying the voice is a match, but the question is once again unavoidable: if he isn't dead, why not a...
Father Zakaria Botros on "The perverse sexual habits of the Prophet," Part II
This being the continuation of Fr. Botros' examination of Muhammad's sexual morality (or lack thereof). See here for Part I. Last we left the priest and his co-host, the former noted that, "No less than 20 Islamic sourcesÂ—such as...
Toledo Blade columnist: "Why does an Israeli cause become an American cause?"
It is good that Dr. S. Amjad Hussein asked that question, but not for the reasons he may think. Indeed, for all the skewed coverage that Operation Cast Lead has received in the press, it is still shocking to see...
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Saudi Islamic cleric: 10-year-olds are ready for marriage
And why not? Muhammad, the "excellent example" of conduct (Qur'an 33:21), consummated his marriage with Aisha when she was nine. Sharia Alert: "It's an injustice to NOT marry girls aged 10, says Saudi cleric," from the Daily Mail, January 14...
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New Zealand: Muslim cafe owner kicks Israeli women out of his shop
Islamic Tolerance Alert. "Cafe owner defends booting out Israeli women," from Newstalk, January 15 (thanks to Model7): An Invercargill cafe owner who says refusing to serve two Israeli women was one small protest from the bottom of the South Island....
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Pakistan: Christian girls drugged, coverted to Islam, sold as sex slaves
Muslim men are permitted to have sex with the "captives their right hands possess" (Qur'an 4:24). "Christian Girls Drugged and Sold As Sex Slaves in Pakistan," from AINA, January 13: The Washington-DC based human rights group, International Christian Concern (ICC)...
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Islamic finance in Michigan: "When you look at the economic crisis we're in, if you were to follow Islamic or Sharia financing, you couldn't have this crisis"
And if cars didn't exist, you never would have had that fender-bender that made you late for work. The "cure" being offered here is worse than the ailment for several reasons. In particular, there is the fundamental matter of opportunity...
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