December 12, 2011 | Filed Under Anti-Semitism, Anti-War, Barack Obama, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Foreign Policy, GOP, Government, Corruption, Hamas, Iran, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Israel, Jews, Lebanon, Liberals, Libya, Osama bin Ladden, Pakistan, Palestinians, President, Republicans, Rick Santorum, RightPundits.com, Saudi Arabia, Terrorism, War on Terror, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off
-By Warner Todd Huston
We haven’t talked much about Rick Santorum here on the blog — actually, few people have so we aren’t too different in that, unfortunately — but he had a nice little spot on CNN in an exchange with Candy Crowley on whether or not Obama is an appeaser of foreign terrorists and tyrants.
Obama, of course, has been portraying himself as the ultimate anti-terrorist because he “got” Osamma bin Ladden, not to mention how he has severely damaged al Qaeda. But is that all there is to his record? Does that make him the perfect anti-terrorist? Santorum says no.
Rick is exactly right, here. Killing a few terrorists is not necessarily being tough on either terror or the dictators that push terror as a tool of the state….
See the video and read the rest at RightPundits.com.
November 4, 2011 | Filed Under Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Government, Corruption, Government, Ill. County, Illinois, Illinois State Government, Islam, Islamofascism, Liberals, Pat Quinn, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Terrorism, Uncategorized, War on Terror, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off
-By Warner Todd Huston
(Apologies, but we had a server switch yesterday and we lost the whole day’s worth of posts.)
Recently Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced the formation of the Illinois Muslim American Advisory Council, a group that will somehow “ensure” that Muslim American concerns are taken into account in state government. Among those appointed by the Governor to this board is ISNA Secretary-General Safaa Zarzour, a man who has been linked to organizations that fund Islamist terrorism.
Zarzour is known as a supporter and member of the Muslim Brotherhood, a group well known for pushing extremist Islamism and for funding terror throughout the world.
October 26, 2011 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Africa, Democracy, Egypt, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Frank Salvato, Government, Corruption, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Pakistan, Palestinians, Saudi Arabia | Comments Off
-By Frank Salvato
There is a concerted movement that began in earnest with the Progressive Era to identify the United States of America as a Democracy. To be sure, this movement has made great strides in convincing the American citizenry of just that. This movement has been so successful in delivering this message that Democrats, Republicans, Liberals and Conservatives have, throughout history – and even up to and including today, have identified our American form of government as that of being a Democracy. There is even an initiative promoted by our federal government to export “Democracy” throughout the world. Today we see this initiative playing out in the Middle East and North Africa. There is only one thing wrong with all of the above and the problem exists at the root: The United States of America is not a Democracy; it never has been and, God willing, it never will be.
Democracy has always, throughout history, served as a gateway to despotism. This is primarily because Democracy is tantamount to “mob rule,” or government by the majority. In a government ruled by the will of the majority – a Democracy, the rights of the minority are not guaranteed and are often neglected or even ignored by those who hold power, most often in pursuit of keeping or maintaining that power.
Additionally, in a Democracy, because it is essentially government by the will of the majority, government has no constraints. If fifty-one percent of the people – or a plurality of the people – can be persuaded to believe a particular avenue of thinking; convinced that a certain law is “necessary,” it becomes the policy of the government or the law of the land, regardless of whether or not the minority’s rights have been usurped or protected.
October 1, 2011 | Filed Under Barack Obama, Democrats/Leftists, Egypt, Foreign Countries, GOP, Government, Corruption, House of Representatives, Illinois, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Libya, Pakistan, Palestinians, Peter Roskam, Policy, President, Republicans, Saudi Arabia, Security/Safety, State Department, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off
From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (Ill., 6th District)…
In the coming weeks the United Nations Security Council is expected to take a series of misguided procedural steps towards allowing the Palestinian Authority (PA) to unilaterally declare independence (UDI). If they happen they will mark a step backwards from any potentially genuine Middle East peace and illustrate yet another failure of the Obama Administration’s “leading from behind” approach.
This did not have to be a foregone conclusion. This past May, Majority Leader Eric Cantor and I called on the Administration to stand united with the American people, and with Israel, opposing this UN action. The State Department has heard a similar chorus in the months since.
September 6, 2011 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Colorado, Democrats/Leftists, Education, Freedom, Government, Government, Corruption, History, Islamofascism, Liberals, PCism, Saudi Arabia, Society/Culture, Terrorism, War on Terror, Warner Todd Huston, Western Civilization | 2 Comments
-By Warner Todd Huston
An elementary school in Fort Collins, Colorado came under fire last week for having placed in the school a smaller sized Saudi Arabian flag in a higher, more prominent position that the flag of the United States. Many locals called this a disrespectful display and even wondered if it was part of some effort at anti-American indoctrination.
Colorado blog Greeley Report first noted the flag controversy by posting a photograph of the lobby display calling the positioning of the two flags “an outrage” and saying how the disrespect to the U.S. flag “shows how the indoctrination process continues without your consent or knowledge.”
Bauder Elementary School Principal, Brian Carpenter, told the Greeley Gazette that this was simply a careless mistake. Not only was nothing meant by the placement of the flags, but the matter was quickly corrected to have the U.S. flag hang higher than the others in the lobby.
June 24, 2011 | Filed Under al Qaeda, Anti-Americanism, Anti-Semitism, Bible, Business, Capitalism, Christianity, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Foreign Countries, Islam, Islamofascism, Jews, Liberals, PCism, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Sharia, Society/Culture, Terrorism, War on Terror, Warner Todd Huston, Western Civilization | 1 Comment
-By Warner Todd Huston
I think Delta Airlines should change its name to Omega Airlines because at this point it is the last airline that I’ll ever fly. Not only did Delta try to charge our returning soldiers thousands of dollars to check their bags as they came back from the wars, now the airlines has intertwined itself with Saudi Arabia airlines and have agreed to discriminate against Jews and Christians because of it.
USA Today reported early on Thursday that Delta Airlines would be bowing to Saudi Arabia’s oppressive and racist entry laws by banning Jews — ore even people with “Jewish sounding names” — as well as anything related to Christianity.
June 21, 2011 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Alan Caruba, Barack Obama, Democrats/Leftists, Egypt, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Government, Corruption, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Liberals, Libya, Pakistan, Palestinians, President, Saudi Arabia | Comments Off
-By Alan Caruba
A problem with which American administrations have grappled since the days of Thomas Jefferson’s presidency has been Arabs and the Middle East. The Marine anthem mentions “the shores of Tripoli” because, in 1801, Jefferson sent them to there to put down the Barbary pirates.
One of the best books on this subject is “Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present” by Michael B. Oren who, with exquisite irony, is currently serving as the Israeli ambassador to the United States, the nation of his birth.
Regarding the Middle East, if you have had the feeling that the Obama administration has been spectacularly inept as it takes its turn at bat, you’re right. Barely six months into his first year, on June 4, 2009, the newly-minted President gave a speech in Cairo.
June 7, 2011 | Filed Under 9/11, Afghanistan, al Qaeda, Anti-Americanism, Budget, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Egypt, Elections, Foreign Countries, Government, Corruption, Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Israel, Lebanon, Liberals, Michael Bresciani, Osama bin Ladden, Pakistan, Palestinians, PCism, President, Saudi Arabia, Society/Culture, Taxes, Terrorism, War on Terror, Western Civilization | Comments Off
-By Rev Michael Bresciani
Here are 5 of the most often asked questions of 2011 that by virtue of the answers given by Presidents, Pundits and Prophets can also be included in the list of the 5 most absurd answers of 2011, or perhaps of all time. Can we correct some of these answers?
1. Does the Arab Spring praised by Barack Obama mean the Muslims will now peacefully come into the 21st century with the rest of the world?
The first way to answer this question is to consider that both Osama Bin Laden and President Obama have praised the Muslim Spring. If it doesn’t warm the cockles of your heart to know that the world’s most infamous terrorist and the world’s most radical, socialist and controversial U.S. President in American history firmly agree on something; then what could.
June 5, 2011 | Filed Under Afghanistan, al Qaeda, Anti-Semitism, Barack Obama, China, Christianity, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Egypt, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Government, Corruption, Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Israel, Jews, Judaism, Koran, Lebanon, Liberals, Michael Bresciani, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestinians, President, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Sharia, Society/Culture, State Department, Taliban, Terrorism, War on Terror, Western Civilization | Comments Off
-By Rev Michael Bresciani
After the brutal shooting death of Pakistan’s Christian Minister Shabbaz Bhatti for his opposition to ‘blasphemy laws’ the persecution and murders of Christians continues unabated in Pakistan and other Muslim countries. Is this what the west is supposed to tolerate?
Even that lumbering and largely ineffective body known has the UN has voiced its concerns over the brutality and torture by Muslims on young boys in Afghanistan. There, they are sexually molested and severely punished with electric shock and beatings. Is this what we are supposed to tolerate?
In Egypt Christians are being slaughtered and Coptic Churches are being burned to the ground. As the rest of the world watches and President Barack Obama plans to send billions in aide to Egypt, no one seems to mention these human rights violations in the mainstream media. Little wonder that Sarah Palin coined the phrase the ‘lamestream media.” Is this what we are supposed to tolerate?
June 2, 2011 | Filed Under 9/11, Afghanistan, al Qaeda, Barack Obama, Christianity, Constitution, Democracy, Democrats/Leftists, Education, Egypt, Foreign Policy, Frank Salvato, Government, Government, Corruption, Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Israel, Jews, Lebanon, Liberals, Libya, Osama bin Ladden, Pakistan, Palestinians, President, Saudi Arabia, Society/Culture, Taliban, Terrorism, War on Terror, Western Civilization | Comments Off
-By Frank Salvato
We are hearing a great deal about a budding “Democracy movement” spreading throughout the Middle East. Many are calling it an “Arab Spring.” The belief is that after centuries of totalitarian oppression, the Arab street is suddenly pining for more freedom; rebelling against the elitist ruling class of kings, emirs, despots and tyrants. This is most likely true for a great number of those filling the streets of Egypt, Syria, Tunisia, Bahrain and myriad other Middle Eastern, predominantly Muslim nations. But there is a less than honorable component amongst the rebellion that simply waits for the “right” to a democratic vote. Contrary to how the idea of a move to Democracy presents, in the volatile Middle East there are elements in play that could make it a move in the wrong direction.
Each and every day we hear the misnomer that the United States of America is a Democracy. We hear it from the average man on the street, the mainstream media and even from those we have elected to office. But the fact of the matter is this: we are not a Democracy. We are a Constitutional Republic. A thorough and convincing exhibit of the facts surrounding this reality is presented in Notes on Democracy: And the Republic for Which It Stands. The fact that this issue is even in need of address is a scathing commentary on the constitutional illiteracy of the American electorate and serves as a sobering reminder that, often times, what sounds good – what “feels good” – isn’t always as it presents.
The distinction – between the benefits of a Democracy and a Constitutional Republic – is incredibly important, and while some describe our nation as a Democracy in an error of ignorance, others – some with schemes of political opportunism – do so with a nefarious purpose and bad intentions.
May 18, 2011 | Filed Under 9/11, Afghanistan, al Qaeda, Anti-Americanism, Anti-Semitism, Democrats/Leftists, Egypt, Foreign Policy, Iran, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Israel, Jews, Journalism, Judaism, Lebanon, Liberals, Media, Media Bias, Military, Morals/Sex, Osama bin Ladden, Pakistan, Palestinians, PCism, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Security/Safety, Sharia, Slate, Society/Culture, Terrorism, War on Terror, Warner Todd Huston, Western Civilization | 1 Comment
… and Why Liberals are Our Weak Spot
-By Warner Todd Huston
For the online, left-wing magazine Slate, William Saletan thinks he’s found something that will damage Osama bin Ladden’s reputation in the Islamic world. But what he thinks is such a big deal proves that he doesn’t understand radical Islam or even the Muslim world. Worse, it proves why liberals are our soft spot and why they could be the death of us.
Saletan is all excited over the fact that the U.S. found a large cache of pornography in bin Ladden’s living quarters. This, Saleton is happy to say, will undermine bin Ladden’s reputation as a strictly holy man. This hurts bin Ladden, says Saleton, because, “they’re more upset by porn and hiding behind women than by suicide bombing”
Saleton contends that in our fight against bin Ladden, we’ve found the right “argument” to level against our opponent.
Why is porn such a big idea?
May 2, 2011 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Alan Caruba, Anti-Americanism, Democrats/Leftists, Europe, Foreign Policy, Government, Corruption, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Liberals, Libya, Military, President, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam | Comments Off
-By Alan Caruba
Anyone such as myself who lived through the long years of the Vietnam quagmire knows that the United States is repeating the same errors in the Middle East that we did with that nation. We seem incapable of recognizing a civil war when we see one and incapable of not inserting ourselves in the midst of it.
I speak specifically of Libya and the inchoate decisions and measures taken by the Obama administration. To suggest that the present White House and State Department have a Middle East “policy” is to vastly overstate and misunderstand their ignorance of that region of the world and the forces at work within it.
The United States has been militarily involved in Afghanistan since 2001, shortly after 9/11. What should have been a short sortie to inflict punishment on the al Qaeda and the Taliban has turned into a classic “quagmire”. The invasion of Iraq in 2003 reflects this as well.
April 11, 2011 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Anti-Americanism, Anti-Semitism, Anti-War, Christianity, Democrats/Leftists, Egypt, Foreign Countries, Government, Iran, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Israel, Lebanon, Liberals, Libya, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Terrorism, War on Terror, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off
-By Warner Todd Huston
Two Christians were told by Police that they were not allowed to attend an anti-war rally held by a conglomerate of Muslims groups, unions, and Barack Obama’s Organizing for America organization on April 9 in New York City.
About 1,000 people came together at Union Square on Saturday to protest the U.S. military at a rally sponsored by the group Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER).
James Simpson reports, though, that two Christians were removed from the scene by police because the jackboots claimed that they were “disturbing people.”
According to a counterprotester on the scene, “Besides the sea of them, there were two Christians peacefully preaching about how Jesus died for our sins, and the police told them to leave because they were “disturbing people.”
This event was co-sponsored by the usual, anti-American suspects, of course. A group calling itself the Muslim Peace Coalition USA was one of the sponsors. So was the Islamic Circle of North America. As well as a host of radical, anti-American groups many with ties to The Worker’s World Party socialists.
As Simpson notes, this rally got much favorable TV time in Iran and acted to assist that murderous regime with it’s anti-American propaganda. It’s great that they could aid and abet our enemies, isn’t it?
February 14, 2011 | Filed Under Afghanistan, al Qaeda, Alan Caruba, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Democrats/Leftists, Egypt, Foreign Policy, Government, Government, Corruption, Iran, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Israel, Liberals, Military, Republicans, Saudi Arabia, Society/Culture, State Department, Terrorism, Turkey, War on Terror, Western Civilization | 1 Comment
-By Alan Caruba
Imagine that every day of your life begins with a morning call to prayer from minarets around the city or village in which you live.
Imagine that you are required to pray five times throughout the day, every day.
Imagine that the law of the land is based on Sharia, taken from the Koran.
Imagine that you live in a nation where stoning women, beheading criminals, and other draconian, ancient punishments are deemed acceptable.
Imagine being Muslim and knowing that conversion from Islam is punishable by death.
December 26, 2010 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Anti-Semitism, Hamas, Iran, Iraq, Islamofascism, Israel, Lebanon, Liberals, Palestinians, Saudi Arabia, Terrorism, Video, War on Terror, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off
The good folks at LatmaTV are back with a rousing Palestinian Christmas carol. It is suitably titled “Jihad Bells” and gives us a first hand look at why Christians have been “mysteriously” disappearing from The PA controlled areas and in the Muslim world.
Could it be that the Muzzies persecute them mercilessly? Let’s find out…
September 16, 2010 | Filed Under 9/11, Afghanistan, Air Force, Anti-Americanism, Anti-Semitism, Army, Barack Obama, Chemical Weapons, Christianity, Coast Guard, Democrats/Leftists, Egypt, Europe, Foreign Countries, Guantanamo Bay, Hamas, Hezbollah, History, Iran, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Israel, Jews, Judaism, Lebanon, Liberals, Marines, Military, Movies, National Guard, Navy, Newt Gingrich, Nuclear Bomb, Pakistan, Palestinians, Patriotism, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Security/Safety, Taliban, Terrorism, Turkey, War on Terror, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off
-By Warner Todd Huston
In Washington D.C. on Sept. 12 I attended the star studded premiere of the new film America at Risk: The War With No Name, featuring Newt and Callista Gingrich and a dozen well respected experts on the subject of the War on Terror. The event was held at the Newseum, a block or so from the National Mall.
America At Risk clearly reveals the dangers that radical Islam still presents to American security and safety. We are still at war with radical Islam and it is a war we are at best treading water on and at worst actually losing. The biggest problem, according to the film, is our current president. Obama refuses even to recognize that we are at war and is constantly undermining our past efforts and leaving us open for future attack.
In fact, the movie makes a strong case that the U.S.A. doesn’t even have a serious global strategy to fight radical Islam and that the only reason we haven’t had a new major attack is because we’ve been lucky more than we’ve been good at preventing them. The film says that it isn’t a matter of “if” we get hit again, but when.
September 14, 2010 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Government, Corruption, Islam, Islamofascism, Kevin Roeten, Liberals, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Terrorism, Uncategorized, War on Terror, Western Civilization | Comments Off
-By Kevin Roeten
The mosque controversy in New York City: “To build, or not to build. That is the question.” The 1st Amendment to the Constitution guarantees freedom of religion. But certainly the mosque would not be built depending upon neighborhood conditions, zoning restrictions, or bad taste. But its building has superseded all of those now.
“He just tried to extort America, right there…he came back to threaten us.” extorted by Tim Brown, a 9/11 Fireman in an interview with Bill Hemmer on 9/9/10 Ground Zero Imam Threatens America with Attack If Mosque Not Built …]. In fact, in an earlier interview with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf Breitbart.tv » Ground Zero Mosque Imam: If You Don’t Build It …they will attack.], the seemingly innocent statement sounds ominous indeed. Even from another source on just moving the mosque we get “Ground Zero” Imam: Radicals Win If Mosque Moves – Gothamist.
-By Warner Todd Huston
For proof that man can take any great idea and turn it to evil comes a story from Saudi Arabia, our “ally” in the Mideast. This story also shows that advanced electronic technology isn’t always the panacea to life’s troubles that we always imagine it to be. In fact, to women in the oppressive Kingdom of Saudi Arabia it is an Orwellian monstrosity.
Courtesy of Benjamin Joffe-Walt from The Media Line we learn that the Saudi oppressors are using text messages to track the movement of the Kingdom’s women, keeping tabs on them whenever they leave their homes.
Women’s rights activist Wajiha Al-Huwaidar reports to the west that when she walks out the door of her Saudi Arabian home her husband receives a text message on his phone to warn him of her apostasy. What evil has she perpetrated? Why she has left her home ostensibly without the permission of her husband.
-By Ann “Babe” Huggett
There’s a lot of hand wringing and ink being spilled currently over President Obama’s new realignment of NASA’s goals from space exploration as an example of American exceptionalist ingenuity to subservient babysitter of the delusional Muslim ego and its claims of aiding and advancing civilization. Don’t ask me when mining ancient ruins for architectural elements, ripping off Indian numerical script, plagiarizing the best minds of those enslaved and destroying any manuscript not of practical use to or agreeing with the Islamic world became criteria for a world-class culture and civilization but that’s Islam’s history and we’re stuck with it.
Now all jokes aside about using suicide bombers as new lift off rockets but what people are forgetting is that there have already been Muslim astronauts. In June of 1985 Prince Sultan Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saudi went up on STS-51G Discovery as a Payload Specialist representing the Arab Satellite Communications Organization (ARABSAT) to deploy their satellite, ARABSAT-1B. He was part of a seven man international crew and when I say “man”, I mean human because there was a woman commander, Dr. Shannon W. Lucid, over him and from whom he reused to obey orders.
From the Flight 93 Blogburst…
As Obama’s solicitor general, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan urged the Court to dismiss the suit that our 9/11 families have been pressing against the Saudi government and several Saudi princes for their extensive funding of al Qaeda. The families sued under the domestic tort exception to sovereign immunity, which according to Kagan’s Supreme Court brief (at p. 14):
…requires not merely that the foreign state’s extraterritorial conduct have some causal connection to tortious injury in the United States, but that “the tortious act or omission of that foreign state or of any official or employee” be committed within the United States. 28 U.S.C. 1605(a)(5).
The “tortious act or omission” is the wrongful act (the tort) that leads to the injury. Thus she is claiming that for Saudi funding of al Qaeda to be actionable, the funding itself has to have been transacted within the United States. Compare this with the actual wording of 28 U.S.C. 1605(a)(5):
June 9, 2010 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Christianity, Democrats/Leftists, Foreign Countries, Government, Government, Corruption, Iran, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Israel, Judaism, Military, President, Religion, Resa LaRu, "Warchick" Kirkland, Saudi Arabia, Terrorism, War on Terror, Western Civilization | Comments Off
-By Resa LaRu Kirkland
“…we have seen in the past – over and over again – that evil seeks out evil, that they create secret combinations and make blood oaths against the good people of the earth. They bond together in their mutual treachery, and no malevolence is too much for them to consider. They will try to distract us from their wickedness by claiming it is all for God – as Islam does. Or it is our fault for being fat, spoiled Americans – as North Korea does daily. Or, even more vile, they will point to American sins and excess and claim that we are merely “reaping what we’ve sown.” And being kind, forgiving and self-evaluating people, we hesitate just long enough for them to strike at us. – 2-front war, by Resa LaRu Kirkland, October, 2002
I wrote those words almost 8 years ago now, in a three piecer on the chilling alliance that has been clearly forming between Islam and Communism for the past 2 decades. Given what’s going on now, can we dispense with the frantic attempts to call it what it isn’t and settle on what we are dealing with here: Islammunism, the coming together of Islam and Communism?
April 21, 2010 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Chicago, Foreign Countries, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Israel, Palestinians, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Terrorism, War on Terror, Warner Todd Huston, Western Civilization | Comments Off
ACT for America is bringing its documentary The Third Jihad to Palatine, Illinois on Saturday April 24. The film will be shown after 2PM and is sponsored by the Ukrainian American Veterans, the 1Lt. Ivan Shandor Post 35.
ACT for America is an organization started by Brigitte Gabriel who arrived in the U.S. after radical Islamists chased her from her home in Lebanon. Gabriel was shocked how little Americans knew about these Islamists and she started her organization to educate her newfound countrymen.
-By Warner Todd Huston
I don’t write about Maureen Dowd simply because she rarely offers anything worthy of serious, intellectual discussion. I don’t claim any sort of high intellect for myself, of course, and don’t necessarily claim to be able to thoroughly judge the work of the deepest of thinkers but Dowd’s work is like the old saying about pornography in as much as when it comes to stupid prattle I know it when I see it.
Breaking my own no-Mo-Dowd rule, though, her April 10 column must be singled out as a prime example of just how silly, inconsequential, and, well, stupid Mo Dowd really is. In it she equated Radical, oppressive, dangerous Islam to today’s Catholic Church as if they were entirely equivalent in their treatment of women. It is astonishing that she thinks that radical Islam and the modern Catholic Church is indistinguishable in the way they treat women, but there you have it, she apparently really does.
Dowd started her April 10 column relating a recent encounter she had in Saudi Arabia with a “group of educated and sophisticated young professional women.” Dowd asked her hosts how they could stand living in that oppressive Saudi culture and she wondered how such “spirited women, smart and successful on every other level, acquiesce in their own subordination?”
March 22, 2010 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Anti-Americanism, Anti-War, Barack Obama, Democrats/Leftists, Foreign Countries, Government, Government, Corruption, Iran, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Law, Military, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Security/Safety, Society/Culture, Terrorism, The Law, War on Terror, Warner Todd Huston, Western Civilization | Comments Off
-By Warner Todd Huston
What is it that the extremists of the anti-war left, liberals, and Democrats say about the U.S. practice of capturing and detaining terror suspects? Don’t they say that it is wrong and evil? To that end, the left has through constant abuse of our own legal system made it practically untenable to capture and house terrorists in detention centers. And so, the U.S. is now just killing them outright instead of trying to capture them.
Let me say that again: because of the left, we are now just killing terrorists instead of capturing them. The result? Liberals are responsible for what they would consider the “murder” of terrorist suspects.
Yes, liberals are murderers. Now, not only are they baby murderers, but they are terror suspect murderers too. Will the left’s bloodlust never be sated?
A report in the L.A. Times reveals the ultimate, logical outcome of the left’s ill-considered actions against the war on terror. With the plans of closing Guantanamo Bay detention facility proceeding, the Obama administration is finding itself facing a dilemma. What they heck is it to do with terror suspects? According to the L.A. Times Obama faces “bringing them to the U.S. or even killing them.”
March 22, 2010 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Barack Obama, Christianity, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Iran, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Israel, Liberals, Media, Media Bias, Newspapers, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Society/Culture, Taxes, Terrorism, The Law, UN, War on Terror, Warner Todd Huston, Western Civilization | 1 Comment
Nicholas Kristoff does a review of a book about the oppressed life of a young Muslim girl that was married off at 10-years-old. Kristoff laments this poor girl’s plight but not once mentions that she was from an Islamic culture. How can he discuss the evils of these sort of arranged marriages without mentioning Islam? You tell me…
March 5, 2010 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Children, Christianity, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Iran, Iraq, Islam, Morals/Sex, Palestinians, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Warner Todd Huston, Western Civilization | Comments Off
-By Warner Todd Huston
Nicholas Kristof rightly celebrates a new book highlighting the evils of the forced marriages of pre-teen girls to older men. Kristof is also right to reveal the sordid truths about the practice of marrying off pre-teen girls and the abuse they invariably seem to suffer in the arrangement. But one word was conspicuously missing from Kristof’s NYT article, that was the word Islam.
Amazingly, Kristof spent over 800 words telling the world of this monstrous practice, even saying, “Societies that repress women tend to be prone to violence.” But in all those words, in all that castigation of such “societies” Kristof somehow forgot to mention that these practices are endemic in Islamic cultures. Not one time did the word Islam or Muslim show up among these 800 some words.
The book, “I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced,” tells the tale of a 10-year-old Yemeni girl that was in her Islamic homeland forced into a marriage with an abusive deliveryman in his 30s. Once in third grade, this poor child was yanked from school — a married woman, they told her, should not go to school — and forced into to bed of this stranger who as much as purchased her like meat from her parents.
February 18, 2010 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Democrats/Leftists, Florida, Foreign Policy, Government, Government, Corruption, Japan, Newspapers, Saudi Arabia, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off
-By Warner Todd Huston
A photojournalist from the St. Petersburg Times in Florida is very upset at you people. He wants you all to know that you should be ashamed of yourselves for misusing his photo.
Ed Fountain is the photog that took the famous picture that the right-o-sphere guffawed at a few weeks ago showing President Obama strangely bowing to Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio.
In light of the many times Obama has bowed to the floor in supplication before several of the world’s leaders — making himself look like a weakling to the world — conservatives made light of this photo saying that it shows that this weakling president will bow to anyone. After all, why the heck would anyone supplicate themselves before the Mayor of Tampa, Florida? He’s the president, fer cripes sakes!
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