Thursday, January 22, 2009
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Fitzgerald: "A nation of Christians and Muslims"?
A nation of Christians and Muslims The Inaugural Speech was thankfully sober and unsoaring, but it contained one phrase that disturbs. That phrase is this: "The United States is a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus and...
Pakistani school books promote jihad and hate
A prominent feature among America's closest Muslim "friends-and-allies." "Pakistan: Do school texts fuel bias?" by Issam Ahmed for the Christian Science Monitor, January 21: Lahore, Pakistan Â– As Pakistani Air Force jets circled the eastern border city of Lahore last...
Petition in support of Geert Wilders
It's a start. Much more must be done, and will be done. To: The Dutch Government WHEREAS Geert Wilders has exercised his fundamental human right of freedom of expression and spoken out, with facts and evidence, of the threat posed...
ACLU to sue Islamic public school in Minnesota
Just today I was saying on a radio show that the ACLU hasn't gone after the Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy with the same energy that they have devoted to driving Christian prayer out of public schools. Well, I stand corrected,...
U.S. Army "funding papers supporting Hamas"?
More on this story. "U.S. Army War College Publishes Apologia for Hamas," from IPT, January 21:The U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) published a monograph last month by Sherifa Zuhur entitled, "Hamas and Israel: Conflicting Strategies of Group-Based...
Pakistan plays the anti-jihad side of the fence, catches Al-Qaeda op wanted for London jihad attacks
This should be good for a few billion more from the ever-gullible Americans. Pakistani Double Game Update: "Pakistan nets Al Qaeda man 'wanted for London attacks,'" by Rana Jawad for AFP, January 21 (thanks to Louis): ISLAMABAD (AFP) Â– Pakistani...
Money jihad (Jihad al-Mal) hits a setback?
For all of al-Qaeda's talk that it will economically "bleed" the West dry, and that Allah is on "their" side, this story implies otherwise. If the West is limping, the Arab world appears to have been hobbled: "Arabs lost $...
Dutch court decided to prosecute Wilders over Fitna after complaints from nine people
Wilders, Spencer: seven more needed Ever think that one individual or one small group can't make a difference? Consider this: nine people in the Netherlands could be responsible for the final extinguishing of the freedom of speech in the...
Geert Wilders to be prosecuted for agreeing with Churchill about Islam
Unelectable today Times have changed, and not for the better. "PRESS RELEASE: Geert Wilders charged for agreeing with Churchill and Hitler about Islam," from SIOE (Stop Islamisation of Europe), January 21: SIOE has no formal links with Geert WildersÂ's...
Chamberlain wants to talk to Herr Hitler "without preconditions" -- no, wait...
Actually it's Obama who wants to talk to Iran, but I'll bet you knew that already. Brace yourself. It's going to be a hard, hard ride. "Barack Obama: Administration willing to talk to Iran 'without preconditions,'" by Julian Borger for...
Welcome to Obamaland: Gitmo trial halted of jihadist who "crouched in the rubble waiting for U.S. troops to get close enough so he could take one of them out"
Omar Khadr, poor lamb Posted last July at Jihad Watch: A retired U.S. soldier who was ambushed by armed fighters holed up in the mud compound where Omar Khadr was captured said on Tuesday the Canadian deserves to be...
UN's torture top dog: Bush, Rumsfeld should be tried for torture
It is indeed a black day for freedom. If this happens, if the Obama Administration allows this to happen, then U.S. sovereignty will be gone, in the air, never to be captured again, and the door will be wide...
"We want to tell him that it's now okay to embrace us"
I expect he knows, given his inaugural remarks. And one final thought about those remarks: Obama said, "To the Muslim world, we seek a new way forward, based on mutual interest and mutual respect." Given the context of his thinly...
Geert Wilders: court decision is an all-out assault on freedom of speech
A statement from the Freedom Party of the Netherlands: Geert Wilders: court decision is an all-out assault on freedom of speech Survival of Freedom Party in jeopardy The Hague, January 21, 2009 The Freedom Party (PVV) is shocked by the...
Outrage: Dutch court to prosecute Wilders for Fitna
I stand with Geert Wilders For hate speech -- after declining to do so last year, which means that Islamic supremacist groups in the Netherlands have kept up the pressure on lawmakers until they got the outcome they wanted....
Bosnia granted citizenship to 9/11 mastermind
Citizen of Bosnia The secular Muslim Bosnians, as everyone knows (except inveterate "Islamophobes"), are moderates who are deeply committed to moderation and represent the hope for rapprochement between the West and the Islamic world, for after all, they have...
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Taliban to men: Grow your beards -- or else
First, the Taliban gave a deadline before it started blowing schools up; now it's giving men in the Swat Valley a "grow-your-beards" deadline. And yet, for all the Taliban's evident intolerance and totalitarianism, some U.S. "experts" suggest we have "talks"...
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Pakistan: Taliban threatens suicide attacks on buses that play music, calls music "source of mental agony for pious people"
Not mental agony, mental therapy I have long noted the Islamic legal traditions that forbid music in most circumstances (cf. 'Umdat al-Salik r40.1), and have been called "Islamophobic" for doing so. I guess that makes the Taliban "Islamophobic." The...
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France ready to talk to Hamas 'when they accept peace process'
"When they accept the peace process"? And when exactly will that be? This via Pamela, who notes that the Hamas Charter quotes Hasan al-Banna, founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, saying: "Israel will rise and will remain erect until Islam eliminates...
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UK government wasting $1.4 million on group that claims to fight radicalization of Muslims
Why doubt their claim? See information about Ed Husain here. "Critics hit anti-Islamist think tank cost," from UPI, January 20 (thanks to Maxwell): LONDON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The British government is wasting $1.4 million on a think tank run...
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"I expect our Christian neighbors to understand the new Hamas rule means real changes. They must be ready for Islamic rule if they want to live in peace in Gaza."
Dhimmitude in Gaza: Christians live in daily danger. "A Christian in Gaza," by Lela Gilbert at Jewish World Review, January 21 (thanks to Daizycutr): [...] It's not just Jews, however, who suffer at the hands of Hamas. Getting far less...
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It's OK to hit and rape your wife, says Aussie Islamic cleric
"Men are in charge of women, because Allah hath made the one of them to excel the other, and because they spend of their property (for the support of women). So good women are the obedient, guarding in secret that...
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''The pseudo-prayers in Milan and in front of the Colosseum are nothing to do with religion - they are threatening and intimidatory acts towards the Italian people''
"People mustn't use prayer as a political weapon" "A fundamentalist operation, the preliminaries of terrorism." "Muslim Colosseum prayers fuel row," from ANSA, January 19 (thanks to Writer Mom): (ANSA) - Rome, January 19 - A group of Muslims who...
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Pakistan: Land dispute and marriage of Muslim woman to Christian man lead Muslims to ransack homes and church, attack Christians
Islamic Tolerance Alert, and still another scintillating study in proportionate responses to grievances. "Pakistani Muslims attack church, torture Christians," by Qaiser Felix for AsiaNews, January 20: Kot Lakha Singh (AsiaNews) - Muslim groups have attacked a church and Christian homes...
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