Archive for January, 2012
I appeared tonight on the Michael Coren Show on Sun TV and discussed the Shafia honor killings and the media whitewash of Islam’s role in them. Video courtesy Blazing Cat Fur.
No doubt it never entered their mind that he was anything but a “moderate.” An update on this story. “US, UN Helped Colo. Man Now Accused of Terrorism,” from the Associated Press, January 31 (thanks to Kenneth): A man from Uzbekistan that the United States and the United Nations helped relocate to Colorado now faces […]
Another defeat for the freedom of speech and another victory for Hamas-linked Islamic supremacist thugs — courtesy the U.S. Military. “CAIR pressures retired general, critic of Islam, to back out of West Point event,” by Caroline May for the Daily Caller, January 31 (thanks to Pamela Geller): The Council on American-Islamic Relations announced Monday night […]
I recently spoke at a conference sponsored by the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA), held at the Sheraton hotel in Framingham, Massachusetts. Titled “The Persecuted Church: Christian Believers in Peril in the Middle East,” Part 1 of my talk follows: Click for Part 2 and Part 3.
I just received an email from a friend who lives in Egypt, which ends with the following anecdote: I went to the veggies market last Friday, I usually go on Friday anyway, but this time for the first time the merchants stopped selling anything when they heard the call for prayer!!! Most of them left […]
This is about control, and maintaining dependence. Al Shabaab wants no challenges from any entity operating independently of its control that may in any way facilitate a challenge to its authority. Hungry people can’t fight back. “Somalia’s al-Shabab militants ban Red Cross aid work,” from BBC News, January 30 (thanks to The Religion of Peace): […]
Iranian supreme leader: “Everyone is against the satanic US and Israeli dominance and cannot tolerate the cancerous tumor of Israel”
No one can claim this one was taken out of context. This is from Iran’s own English-language propaganda outlet. “‘ME nations battling Zionist autocracy’,” from PressTV, January 30: Ayatollah Khamenei said the Zionists, US, and Western powers feel weak in the face of Islamic Awakening and “this feeling of weakness and defeat will grow by […]
Probably. “Brotherhood would cancel Camp David Agreement, says Hezbollah official,” by Haitham Dabbour for Al Masri Al Youm, January 30: Tehran “” Egypt”s Muslim Brotherhood will eventually cancel the Camp David Agreement, despite the group”s announcement that it respects international agreements Egypt has signed, said Amin al-Sayed Ibrahim, head of Hezbollah”s political council. Speaking to […]
The Islamic Spring is spreading its message. Translated from The World Today, January 23: “Iranian converts stabbed in Norway“: Two Iranians who converted from Islam to Christianity was stabbed by masked men in Norway Haugesund last week. The attackers shouted “kuffar” — an Arabic invective for unbelievers — during the attack. The attack occurred on […]
“Dear Muslim Brotherhood. I think you’re swell. I hate infidels. Do you? [ ] Yes [ ] No.” “Tehran in ‘constant contact’ with Brotherhood, says Iranian FM,” by Gomaa Hamdala for Al Masri Al Youm, January 31: Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood maintain close contact, Iran’s foreign minister has said in an interview with Al-Masry […]
The West keeps trying wish into existence modern, moderate, model Islamic states in Afghanistan, Iraq, Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya. It keeps not working as advertised. “Iraqi bill to ban travels to Israel,” by Roi Kais for YNet News, January 30: The Iraqi parliament is planning to pass a new bill banning Iraqis from traveling to […]
American Freedom Law Center Asks NY Federal Court to Halt Speech Restriction and Permit Anti-Jihad Advertisement
Pamela Geller has background on this important free speech case in a piece that ran at the American Thinker yesterday: “The Civilized Man vs. the MTA Savages.” As she says there, “The very idea that the MTA would censor free speech in defense of the blasphemy laws under the sharia speaks volumes as to the […]
A pack of about 40 Muslims gathered in front of the Norwegian parliament, shouting “Allahu akbar” while the bearded speaker, a known criminal named Arfan Qadeer Bhatti, in perfect Norwegian told the Norwegians: We therefore demand that Norway immediately decide to withdraw her forces from Afghanistan before the war comes back to Norway. … The […]
This is an extremely important case, as it touches on the nature of Sharia and the U.S. Government’s role in promoting it, which gallops ahead in other areas today. I was one of the experts who testified for the plaintiff. “AFLC Attorneys to Argue Before Federal Appellate Court that AIG Bailout Was Unconstitutional,” from the […]
The superb Kamala has an excellent piece about a drearily typical whitewash of Islam and jihad that is going on today at the Santa Clara County Office of Education Library Materials Fair, and in all sorts of other places these days as well. “Silicon Valley Reads…a book of lies,” by Kamala, January 22: About three […]
Islamic honor killer Shafia’s “arrogance” and “hubris” convinced him that he could get away with murder
Why shouldn’t Mohammad Shafia have been arrogant and hubristic? It would have been more surprising if he had not been. Just look at how Islamic supremacist spokesmen in the West always deal with anti-jihadists: not with legitimate discussion, not with honest engagement with legitimate concerns, but with exceeding and almost incredible arrogance, endless torrents of […]
Seldom has any mainstream media outlet ever presented such a full and honest presentation of Islamic honor killing. Bravo, Coren. Join us for the first annual AFDI/SIOA Jessica Mokdad Human Rights Conference on Honor Killings. Video courtesy Pamela Geller.
Also of interest in this story is the coincidence of Saudi investment in the company and the potential curtailment of Twitter as a platform for political dissent. It was, for example, instrumental in the Iranian “Green Revolution” a few years back. “Saudi grand mufti: Twitter is full of lies,” from the Jerusalem Post, January 29: […]
One bit of good news in this is that the U.S. actually demanded substantive action from the Taliban and not just words, as prior reports implied. An update on this story. “US, Taliban talks on prisoner swap falter,” by Mustaf Yusufzai for NBC News January 29: ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Talks between the Afghan Taliban and […]