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Three cheers for John Kyl!
“US lawmaker hosts anti-Islamic Dutch lawmaker,” by Associated Press, February 23:
WASHINGTON “” Republican Sen. Jon Kyl is hosting a film screening at the Capitol building on Thursday for a far-right Dutch lawmaker who claims that Islam inspires terrorism.
Yes, Geert Wilders originated that idea! Osama bin Laden never thought of it!
Kyl is sponsoring the event for Geert Wilders, who was denied entry to London earlier this month because British authorities said he posed a threat to public order.
Wilders” 15-minute film juxtaposes verses from the Quran with images of violence by Muslims. Wilders has called the Quran a “fascist book” and said it should be banned.
Kyl agreed to facilitate the event because “all too often, people who have the courage to point out the dangers of militant Islamists find themselves vilified and endangered,” said spokesman Ryan Patmintra.
Thursday”s event was being sponsored by the International Free Press Society, headed by Danish activist Lars Hedegaard, and the Center for Security Policy, a think tank in Washington led by Republican Frank Gaffney….