Video of the actual talk I gave at our Free Speech Rally in Garland, Texas has not surfaced. If anyone has it, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the meantime, here is a brief interview I did with Damon “Runyan” Rosen of United West, and The Blaze story about it.
“Jihad Watch Director Has Sharp Words for Texas Conference Titled ‘Stand With the Prophet Against Terror and Hate,’” by Dave Urbanski, The Blaze, January 17, 2015:
While reportedly thousands of protesters and counter-protesters stood outside an anti-Islamophobia conference in Texas on Saturday, the director of Jihad Watch — which identifies and critiques Islamic extremism — spoke sharply regarding what he said is the event’s real intent.
“Stand With the Prophet Against Terror and Hate” has been billed as a fundraiser for a center to teach Muslims how to combat negative depictions of their faith, KXAS-TV in Dallas reported.
But Robert Spencer said that while the event is “dedicated to eradicating Islamophobia,” what that phrase really means is “dedicated to eradicating any honest discussion of how Islamic jihadists use the text[s] and teachings of Islam to justify terror and hatred.”
Spencer, the director of Jihad watch, added: “They have too long controlled the discourse and shut down any honest examination of the motives and goals of terrorists by crying ‘Islamophobia.’”…