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  • (Swedish Dhimmitude) Ikea Under Fire for Deleting Women from Saudi Version of Furniture Catalog

    10/01/2012 3:28:30 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 14 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Monday, October 1, 2012 | AP
    A report in the free newspaper Metro raised questions in Sweden about Ikea's commitment to gender equality, and the company released a statement expressing 'regret' over the issue. Ikea is under fire for deleting images of women from the Saudi version of its furniture catalogue. Pictured are the Swedish, left, and Saudi, right, versions of the Ikea catalogue. STOCKHOLM (AP) — Ikea is being criticized for deleting images of women from the Saudi version of its furniture catalogue, a move the company says it regrets. Comparing the Swedish and Saudi versions of the catalogue, free newspaper Metro on Monday showed...
  • Filmmakers asking imams to vet movies

    10/01/2012 10:30:08 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 18 replies
    wnd.com ^ | Sept. 30, 2012
    Once upon a time, Hollywood producers and studios routinely consulted with Christian pastors and church denominations for script approval on virtually every new film. Today, they are more likely to consult with Muslim imams and Islamist pressure groups to determine if their movies are appropriate for release. Ads by Google Obama or Romney?Who Can Fix Our Economy? Vote in Our Poll & Get a Free eBook! www.thefiscalcliff.com Canon Project Imaginat10nVote for Your Favorite Photos & Help Select the Winner. www.longliveimagination.com/canon A new report from the Express Tribune, with the International Herald Tribune, last week said filmmakers working on projects depicting...
  • It's the day after Election Day...

    09/30/2012 3:12:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | September 30, 2012 | Solomon Shaffer
    Dear liberty voter, It’s the day after Election Day. Mitt Romney lost. The media praise band is playing “O Hail, King Obama.” The gloating anchors and pundits relay the news with giddiness: “Conservatism lost. The tea party died. Liberalism has triumphed – permanently.” Welcome to a world where taking the life of the unborn is celebrated, traditional family values trounced and socialized health care and phones for everybody are the rallying cries. Sky high taxes, another 6 trillion in spending and an ever weakening military are the future. Bailouts, insults to business owners, an EPA out of control and $6...
  • Protesters Torch Buddhist Temples, Homes in Bangladesh (Muslims Insulted Again)

    09/30/2012 6:04:45 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 20 replies
    Times of India ^ | 9/30/2012 | Times of India
    COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Hundreds of Muslims in Bangladesh burned at least four Buddhist temples and 15 homes of Buddhists on Sunday after complaining that a Buddhist man had insulted Islam, police and residents said. Members of the Buddhist minority in the Cox's Bazar area in the southeast of the country said unidentified people were bent on upsetting peaceful relations between Muslims and Buddhists.
  • US Embassy issues terror warning for Americans in Egypt

    09/29/2012 7:08:03 AM PDT · by SE Mom · 34 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 29 September 2012 | Yoel Goldman
    The US Embassy in Cairo issued a terrorist threat warning on Friday for American citizens living in Egypt. The diplomatic mission stated on its website that it has “credible information suggesting terrorist interest in targeting US female missionaries in Egypt.” The embassy urged US citizens to “exercise vigilance, taking necessary precautions to maintain their personal security.” Americans in Egypt were also advised to maintain valid travel documents and to regularly monitor the US Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs website, which lists updated travel warnings and alerts.
  • At U.N., Muslim world questions Western freedom of speech

    09/29/2012 7:48:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 28, 2012 | John Irish
    Muslim leaders were in unison at the United Nations this week arguing that the West was hiding behind its defense of freedom of speech and ignoring cultural sensitivities in the aftermath of anti-Islam slurs that have raised fears of a widening East-West cultural divide. A video made in California depicting the Prophet Mohammad as a fool sparked the storming of U.S. and other Western embassies in many Islamic countries and a deadly suicide bombing in Afghanistan this month. The crisis deepened when a French magazine published caricatures of the Prophet. Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said it was time to...
  • President of the Future: Unfortunately the rest of us have to live in Obama’s present

    09/29/2012 2:24:10 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The National Review ^ | September 29, 2012 | Mark Steyn
    <p>One of the reasons why Barack Obama is regarded as the greatest orator of our age is that he’s always banging on about some other age yet to come — e.g., the Future! A future of whose contours he is remarkably certain and boundlessly confident: The future will belong to nations that invest in education because the children are our future, but the future will not belong to nations that do not invest in green-energy projects because solar-powered prompters are our future, and most of all the future will belong to people who look back at the Obama era and marvel that there was a courageous far-sighted man willing to take on the tough task of slowing the rise of the oceans because the future will belong to people on viable land masses. This futuristic shtick is a cheap’n’cheesy rhetorical device (I speak as the author of a book called “After America,” whose title is less futuristic than you might think) but it seems to play well with the impressionable Obammysoxers of the press corps.</p>
  • A word to rioting Muslims (GET BENT)

    09/28/2012 8:05:41 PM PDT · by Kolath · 19 replies
    Liveleak ^ | Sep-20-2012 | patcondell
    We don't care if you're offended, and we never will. Get used to it.
  • Cops to answer in court for 'stoning' of Christians

    09/28/2012 5:07:53 PM PDT · by wesagain · 32 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | Sept 28, 2012 | staff writer
    "Lawsuit follows Michigan Muslim mob attack on believers"Hundreds of angry Muslims threw chunks of concrete and eggs at a team of Christians, spraying them with urine and cursing at them – all while police stood by and then threatened the victims with “disorderly conduct.” Egypt? Saudi Arabia? Somalia? No. Dearborn, Michigan. So now a team of attorneys from the American Freedom Law Center is going to court on behalf of the victims of the violent Muslim mob at the Arab International Festival last June, an attack that was captured on video. The federal civil rights complaint in the U.S. District...
  • Revealed: How Christmas Day bomber's exploding underwear failed to detonate... (BARF ALERT)

    09/28/2012 3:49:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    MAIL ONLINE ^ | 9.28.2012 | DMR
    FULL TITLE: Revealed: How Christmas Day bomber's exploding underwear failed to detonate... because he had worn them for THREE WEEKS The notorious underwear bomber who tried to bring down a jumbo jet on Christmas Day had a dirty little secret - he'd been wearing the explosive skivvies for weeks. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab wore them for three weeks to be exact, and it may have been the reason why he was unsuccessful in his 2009 terrorist plans aboard a Detroit-bound airliner. The new details were revealed by two FBI agents who played a role in securing a confession from Abdulmutallab, shortly...
  • Number of Muslims in the U.S. doubles since 9/11

    09/28/2012 6:55:09 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 36 replies
    nydailynews ^ | Thursday, May 03, 2012 | Meghan Neal
    A new survey reveals the dramatically changing face of religion in America, with the number of Muslims in the U.S. soaring 67% in the decade since the 9/11 attacks. Data released Tuesday from the 2010 U.S. Religion Census shows Islam was the fastest growing religion in America in the last 10 years, with 2.6 million living in the U.S. today, up from 1 million in 2000. Mormonism too saw remarkable growth, with a 45% increase in adherents. It added nearly 2 million members since 2000, bringing their number in the U.S. to 6.1 million. Ads by Google "Both of these...
  • Tribe of Liberty

    09/28/2012 4:52:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 28, 2012 | Jonah Goldberg
    We like tribalism for the same reason we like to eat fatty foods: We evolved that way. Homo sapiens didn't survive long on the African savannas as rugged individualists. Alone, they couldn't scare away the scarier animals and, for the most part, they couldn't catch or kill the tastier ones. But in groups, humans rose to the top of the food chain thousands of years ago and have been passing down their tribe-loving genes ever since. Customs and practices that ensured the survival of the species were worked out through trial and error and passed from one generation to another....
  • DFU PRESENTS: Islam Crossword

    09/27/2012 8:58:24 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 19 replies
  • Feds arrest Mohammed filmmaker on probation violation

    09/27/2012 7:07:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/27/2012 | AllahPundit
    No word yet on what the violation was, but I assume it must be far more serious than using an alias or a computer. Given the insanity of the past two weeks, replete with the White House nudging Google to pull the video off of YouTube and the State Department running ads on Pakistani TV to apologize for a movie they had nothing to do with, I can’t quite believe the DOJ would risk the perception that they’re punishing this guy for a thoughtcrime unless something serious was involved. There has to be a real crime underlying this. Right? The...
  • James Zogby: Arab American Voters 'Overwhelmingly' Support Obama

    09/27/2012 3:58:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    Newsmax ^ | September 27, 2012 | Jim Meyers and Kathleen Walter
    Prominent Middle East expert Dr. James Zogby tells Newsmax that President Obama is polling about 18 percent below his 2008 numbers among Arab-American voters. But those Arab-Americans who are Muslims now “overwhelmingly” support the Democratic candidate compared to four years ago, he adds. Zogby also discloses that Arab-Americans across the board consider jobs and the economy as the most important issue in this year’s elections. Zogby is founder and president of the Arab American Institute, a Washington, D.C.–based organization that serves as a political and policy research arm of the Arab-American community, and author of the book “Arab Voices: What...
  • Barack runs from his vow to "stand with the Muslims"

    09/27/2012 10:28:31 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 19 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/27/2012 | Doug Book
    “I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction,” wrote Barack Obama in his 2006 Audacity of Hope. At the time, Obama was a senator from Illinois and apparently unconcerned he may one day be forced to act on the somewhat bizarre statement. But presidential elections tend to change things and before the United Nations on Tuesday, Obama stated rather pointedly that he is a Christian, almost as though concerned some in the American audience especially might be unsure. For Obama has held true to his pledge of standing with Muslims, at least in...
  • Sex Grooming Case – Sensivity About “Racism” & Disparagement Of White Working Class Girls

    09/27/2012 6:15:44 AM PDT · by sussex · 4 replies
    The Aged P.com ^ | 27/09/12 | The Aged P
    Only deep down towards the end of the piece, however, does the “fearless” BBC offer up a “by the way, please move along, nothing to see here” factoid During the trial there were demonstrations by far-right groups after it emerged that white girls were being exploited by the gang, eight of whom were of Pakistani origin, with another from Afghanistan. OMG – those crazy “far-right” groups with their racist agenda….take to the hills……oh, wait a minute However, Greater Manchester Police said that there was no racial element to the case. It said that the main issue was older men exploiting...
  • Vanity: Anyone ELSE getting spam emails linking to the "Innocence of Muslims" video ??

    09/26/2012 2:41:31 PM PDT · by Salgak · 15 replies
    Email | 9/26/2012 | Self
    Anyone else getting "spam" emails linking to the "Innocence of Muslims" trailer, and asking you to Report it ??? I've gotten 4 today. . . Wonder if someone is trying to do an Astroturf. . . .
  • Innocence of Muslims Film actually made by TERRORISTS

    09/26/2012 1:40:02 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 28 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | September 26th, 2012 | Walid Shoebat
    There is more to the story of Nakoula Basseley Nakoula than what we are told by the media. Court documents reveal that Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, producer of the movie Innocence of Muslims, partnered in a scheme with Eiad Salameh, my first cousin, a Palestinian Muslim from Beit Sahour in the Palestinian district of Bethlehem. To prove my claim, I revealed Eiad Salameh long before this whole fiasco erupted—in 2008 and the first real reportage of Eiad and Nakoula was revealed on September 14th, 2012. Now do I have your attention? The narrative that circulates the media fails to answer crucial...
  • Father demands cattle and land from daughter's rapist ( Turkey )

    09/26/2012 8:53:17 AM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    TODAY'S ZAMAN, &#304;STANBUL ^ | 24 September 2012
    The father of a girl raped by a teen relative in the eastern province of Erzurum has demanded land, cattle and that the rapist marry his daughter and the rapist's sister marry his son, according to a report by the Sabah daily on Monday. The incident took place in the Tuzlata village of Erzurum's Çat district. The 13-year-old victim, E.D., was in the family stables taking care of a horse when she was attacked and raped by 15-year-old Fatih D. Children playing nearby alerted the victim's family, who found her unconscious in the stables. The young girl told her family...
  • (Behold, The Religion of Peace) Quran Teacher Rapes 4-Year-Old - Blames the Devil ...

    09/25/2012 7:06:47 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 18 replies
    UAE News ^ | Sep 24, 2012 | Salam Al Amir
    'Devil played with my head', says teacher accused of rape DUBAI // A Quran teacher told a policeman he raped a four-year-old boy because "the devil played with my head", a court heard today. Prosecutors told the Criminal Court that the Bangladeshi HM, 24, was employed to give lessons to the children of four families who share a villa in Al Hamriya. The Pakistani boy's father, 30-year-old ME, said the lessons took place in the villa's kitchen after Maghrib prayer for an hour every day except Thursdays and Fridays and that his son had been taking part in them for...
  • Honor killing caught on tape

    09/25/2012 5:42:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    wnd ^ | 9.25.2012 | Michael Carl
    A stunning video posted on the Internet is evidence that revenge and honor killings are on the increase in Egypt, according to an expert on the region. Middle East analyst Theodore Shoebat, the son of former terrorist Walid Shoebat, says the killing is related to the Islamic practice of honor killing. Ads by Google Man Cheats Credit Score1 simple trick & my credit score jumped 217 pts. Banks hate this! www.thecreditsolutionprogram.com How To Sing - Really SingBreakthrough Method Releases Your Unique Voice! Watch Video www.TheSingingZone.com Shoebat says the killing itself is out of revenge, but it can be labeled an...
  • Islamic Countries Seek Ban on Insults at The United Nations

    09/24/2012 7:42:05 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 40 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Monday, September 24, 2012 | Guy Taylor
    Muslim-led nations seek ban on insult As the U.N. General Assembly convenes this week in New York, several leaders of mostly Muslim nations are suggesting that the world body consider sanctions on blasphemy, amid widespread protests against an amateur movie that denigrates Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will focus at least part of his remarks on the film when he addresses the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. “I am the prime minister of a nation, of which most are Muslims, that has declared anti-Semitism a crime against humanity. But the West hasn’t recognized...
  • Pakistani railway minister: I’ll pay $100,000 to anyone who kills the Mohammed filmmaker

    09/24/2012 6:40:34 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/24/2012 | AllahPundit
    U.S. foreign policy is in a very, very confused place when Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sounds more sanguine about the latest insult to Islam than our ostensible allies do. In Egypt, an atheist who uploaded the Mohammed movie to YouTube was beaten during his interrogation by police and will stand trial for blasphemy next Wednesday. In Pakistan, one member of the coalition government can't wait that long for "justice": The Pakistani government on Monday distanced itself from an offer by one of its Cabinet ministers to pay $100,000 for anyone who kills the maker of an anti-Islam film, saying the offer does...
  • Obama thanks Egypt's president over embassy protection

    09/24/2012 3:12:18 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 23, 2012 | Edmund Blair
    President Barack Obama has thanked the Egyptian president for securing the U.S. Embassy during protests against a film made in the United States that mocked Prophet Mohammad and sparked worldwide demonstrations and violence. Obama's rival in the U.S. presidential race, Mitt Romney, called for a tougher line with Egypt after protesters scaled the compound wall and tore down the U.S. flag on September 11. Police clashed with demonstrators for four days after that incident and barriers were erected to stop them getting near the compound. In a letter, Obama repeated Washington's condemnation of the film and said he looked forward...
  • Why didn’t the State Department say this?

    09/24/2012 1:25:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 22, 2012 | Libby Sternberg
    A Facebook friend of mine, someone I suspect is not of the same political persuasion as I am, recently posted a link to an article, “A Time for Introspection” an op/ed in the Express Tribune (of Pakistan) by Raza Rumi, director, Policy & Programmes, Jinnah Institute, Islamabad. Though Rumi is no American cheerleader in the piece, he urges Muslims to look at their own actions before pointing the finger of blame at others for their troubles. One section dealing with so-called anti-Islam works: Salman Rushdie’s book — Satanic Verses — sparked global outrage in the late 1980s and since then,...
  • A word to rioting Muslims

    09/23/2012 10:19:32 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 39 replies
    Youtube ^ | 9/20/12 | pat condell
    We don't care if you're offended, and we never will. Get used to it.
  • Prominent Muslims urge beheading Westerners, putting Their decapitated heads On Display To Silence

    09/23/2012 5:39:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 56 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 9/23/12 | Pamela Geller
    Senior Jihadi Writer Suggests Killing Westerners, Putting Their Decapitated Heads On Display To Silence Attempts To Mock Prophet Muhammad MEMRI 92212image004.jpg On September 18, 2012, Muhib Ru'yat Al-Rahman, a senior writer on leading jihadi forum Shumoukh Al-Islam, suggested that Muslims living in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, and the U.S. kill Westerners and display their decapitated heads along roads with a statement reading: "This is the punishment of those who insult our prophet." While expressing respect for those calling to boycott European and American products over the release of the film "Innocence of Muslims," which negatively depicts Muhammad, Muhib insists that...
  • Obama’s Muslim apology tour deserves a Hallmark card sentiment

    09/23/2012 3:13:29 PM PDT · by SmileRight · 20 replies
    BIZPACReview.com ^ | 9/23/2012 | Alan Bergstein
    I strolled into my neighborhood Hallmark store looking for an appropriate card to send to some Middle East Muslims expressing my condolences for grievances they may have against my country and against Jews who might have offended them throughout the years. I saw the birthday cards, the grieving cards, those celebrating weddings, and others, but none fit my search. Neither did the clerk recall ever having seen such a card. I called her attention to the many apologies that President Obama has made to Muslims, and she agreed that there would seem to be a need for cards of this...
  • Does 1979 newspaper column shed light on 2008 campaign story? (Possible Saudi support for Hussein)

    09/23/2012 6:36:01 AM PDT · by libstripper · 169 replies
    Daily Inter Lake (Kalispel, MT) ^ | Sept. 22, 2012 | Frank Miele
    Searching old newspapers is one of my favorite pastimes, and I have tried to use them many times to shed light on current events — or to inform readers about how the past is prologue to our very interesting present-day quandaries. Recently, I came across a syndicated column from November 1979 that seemed to point 30 years into the future toward an obscure campaign issue that arose briefly in the 2008 presidential campaign.
  • President Sees No Need to Address Mid-East Crisis

    09/22/2012 11:02:07 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 11 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 22 Sep 2012 | John Semmens
    Obama campaign spokesman Ben LaBolt said President Obama sees no need for him to brief the American people on the Mid-East crisis. “How would this benefit him?” LaBolt asked. “The media have already moved on to other issues that are working in his favor. There is no outcry from voters demanding answers as to how this happened. The only people who want him to speak out about it are his opponents. So, I think keeping quite is the smart thing to do.” Despite the President’s reluctance to speak to the American people, he and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have...
  • Uncle Sam Is Uncle Checkbook, Rebuilding Foreign Mosques

    09/22/2012 1:01:12 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Men's News Daily ^ | September 16, 2012 | Amy Alkon
    From WSBTV, their investigation found that the State Department is sending millions of dollars to rebuild mosques overseas: The Channel 2 Action News investigation found a 1,300-year-old Egyptian mosque that was almost flooded by contaminated sewer water that is one of many ancient Cairo mosques and churches that were saved from destruction by the U.S. taxpayers. This is part of a $770 million program to rebuild Cairo's sewer system, paid for by the U.S. State Department's USAID program. "We are spending money we don't have. This is all on a gigantic credit card right now," said Jared Thomas, a taxpayer...
  • U.N. decides freedom of speech doesn't mean speaking freely about Islam

    09/21/2012 10:05:22 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/21/2012 | Doug Book
    Just as our elected officials create convenient areas of privilege which absolve them from obeying laws which are so enthusiastically applied to the rest of us, so Muslims are seeking to become a privileged class with the exclusive right to decide what offends their religious sensibilities and what level of punishment must be meted out for the particular affront. Since 1999, the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has demanded all nations adopt laws concerning “defamation of religion” which would subject offenders to appropriate criminal punishment for "blasphemy" worldwide. At the heart of this movement is the contention that “…the...
  • DFU YouTube SING-ALONG: Who Put the Ham in MoHAMmed? (Who Put the Bomp)

    09/21/2012 7:31:41 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 6 replies
    dfu via youtube ^ | 9-2012 | dfu
    Who Put the Ham in MoHAMmed? Muslims, if you come looking for me, try Upland, WV and Upland, PA.
  • FRANCE BANS ALL MUSLIM PROTESTS

    09/21/2012 4:09:32 AM PDT · by blam · 140 replies
    TBI ^ | 9-21-2012 | Gus Lubin
    FRANCE BANS ALL MUSLIM PROTESTS Gus LubinSeptember 21,2012 French interior minister Manuel Valls just confirmed that no protests would be allowed over the Mohammed cartoons, according to Reuters. "There will be strictly no exceptions. Demonstrations will be banned and broken up," he said. Think that'll pacify the 10 percent of France who are Muslims?France has already closed 20 embassies around the world in fear of backlash. Too bad it cannot outlaw protests in these countries.
  • Islamic Exceptionalism

    09/21/2012 3:40:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 21, 2012 | Brent Bozell
    The "enlightened" who claim a firm grip on the steering wheel of Western civilization see the future through a lens in which man becomes ever more perfectible as outdated religious creeds fade away. And thus the irony. For all the contempt these cosmopolitans show for religion, there is one faith beyond public rebuke. Call it Islamic exceptionalism. Public Enemy No. 1 right now is the man who made a ridiculously shoddy YouTube video titled "The Innocence of Muslims." This man and his so-called "film" have been blamed with a very broad brush for every riot and protest across the...
  • Obama, Clinton, in Ads Disavowing Anti Muslim Film which ‘Must Not Be Named’

    09/20/2012 10:41:22 PM PDT · by Zionista Feminista · 18 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | September 21, 2012 | Lori Lowenthal Marcus
    On Thursday, September 20, President of the United States Barack Obama and Hillary R. Clinton, the US Secretary of State, were featured in a thirty second television spot paid for by American taxpayers that was intended to make clear to angry Pakistanis that the US government disapproves of the cheap, artless film that portrays the Islamic prophet Mohammed as a pedophile and a womanizer. That film is blamed by many as the source of more than a week of rioting and violence by Muslims around the globe in which at least 30 people in seven countries are dead, including the...
  • Obama says Arab blasphemy protests are ‘natural’

    09/20/2012 9:31:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | September 20, 2012 | Neil Munro
    President Barack Obama said he thinks Muslim protests against Western criticism of Islam are “natural.” “The natural protests that arose because of the outrage over the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they can also directly harm U.S. interests,” Obama said during an hour-long town-hall interview on the Spanish-language Univision channel. Obama did not use the interview to champion the right of Americans to speak freely amid criticism and threats from Islamic advocates. He did briefly mention free-speech, saying that democracy also includes “looking out for minority rights… respecting freedom of speech… [and] treating women...
  • Spain: Muslim Kills Horse By Anally Raping it With Wooden Handle

    09/20/2012 7:40:28 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 26 replies
    Islam vs. Europe ^ | Thursday, 20 September 2012 | Cheradenine Zakalwe.
    <p>Not long ago I posted a story about a Muslim who had been kicked in the face by a horse he was trying to rape. Now it seems the same Muslim returned to the same place to do the same thing. This time he killed a horse, although we don't know if it was the same one.</p>
  • Close Down Those Embassies. In so doing we'll be killing two birds with one stone.

    09/20/2012 1:49:51 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 34 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 9.20.12 | R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr
    WASHINGTON -- Allow me to offer a suggestions as to how our government might avoid the slaughter of our personnel in diplomatic installations around the Islamic world by mobs. It seems to me most probable that insults to the Prophet Muhammad appear regularly in the modern world. After all, insults against revered figures in the world's other major religions pop up all the time. As for Islam, a book such as Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses can be published anywhere. A thirteen-minute anti-Islamic video can arrive on YouTube, and my guess is there are others that have and will appear there....
  • Does 'Innocence of Muslims' meet the free-speech test?

    09/20/2012 11:02:33 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 30 replies
    LA Times ^ | 9-18-12 | Sarah Chayes
    The current standard for restricting speech — or punishing it after it has in fact caused violence — was laid out in the 1969 case Brandenburg vs. Ohio. Under the narrower guidelines, only speech that has the intent and the likelihood of inciting imminent violence or lawbreaking can be limited. Likelihood is the easiest test. In Afghanistan, where I have lived for most of the past decade, frustrations at an abusive government and at the apparent role of international forces in propping it up have been growing for years. But those frustrations are often vented in religious, not political, terms,...
  • Egypt's new president keeps useful idiot Obama on Muslim Brotherhood leash

    09/20/2012 9:06:39 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/20/2012 | Doug Book
    Barack Obama’s Arab Spring is being celebrated in a big way in Egypt as the former American ally and 30 year peace partner of Israel becomes a full-fledged Islamic theocracy and property of the ruling Muslim Brotherhood. “It is the nature of Islam to dominate, not to be dominated, to impose its law on all nations and to extend its power to the entire planet,” said Brotherhood founder al-Banna, a devout believer in the role of Islamic Jihad as the proper means of carrying out “…the precepts of the Qur’an.” (1) And there could be no better guy to advance...
  • Should we have the right to disobey Islamic law?

    09/19/2012 11:18:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 19, 2012 | Laura Curtis
    Should we have the right to disobey Islamic law? The future of western civilization hinges on our response to this question. Right now people are suggesting that “hate speech” should not be free speech because when people blaspheme Mohammed, Muslim extremists riot and kill. “When some people use this freedom of expression to provoke or humiliate some others’ values and beliefs, then this cannot be protected in such a way.” – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon The extended liberal argument is that if you make Islamists mad, you know they’re going to kill, so you bear some responsibility for those deaths,...
  • UN chief: Free speech must be protected, unless it provokes or humiliates someone’s beliefs

    09/19/2012 10:52:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 19, 2012 | Allahpundit
    Alarming, not because you or I take this stooge seriously but because lots of dopey liberals do, and not just here in the U.S. At a moment when the left’s dimmer lights are taking a second look at blasphemy laws, it’s repulsive that a guy charged with defending human rights would equivocate on speech. But not surprising: The Organization of the Islamic Conference has used the UN for years as a platform to push anti-blasphemy resolutions. That’s textbook Islamism, exploiting an ostensibly liberal institution to advance illiberal goals. Say what you want about Ban, but he’s speaking for an awful...
  • Indonesian Cleric Calls On Muslims To Kill U.S. Diplomats In Revenge For Mohammed Film…

    09/19/2012 3:18:06 PM PDT · by NYer · 13 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | September 19, 2012
    Via Global Post: One of Indonesia’s most notorious hardline Muslim clerics has issued a jailhouse proclamation to his faithful: feel free to mimic the coordinated attacks on America’s Libyan embassy in Indonesia.There is still speculation as to whether those attacks, which killed U.S. envoy J. Christopher Stevens, were provoked by the poorly made, anti-Islam “Innocence of Muslims” video posted on YouTube.But Abu Bakar Bashir, a cheerleader for violent jihad still in prison for organizing the 2002 bombings in Bali, is clear in stating that the film must be answered with violent reprisals.In an interview with Indonesian outlet “Voice of al-Islam,”...
  • White House dumps false cover story on embassy attacks?

    09/19/2012 1:38:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Washington Post's Right Turn ^ | September 19, 2012 | Jennifer Rubin
    For a week various Obama administration figures, including the White House press secretary, have insisted that the attacks on U..S. embassies in the Middle East were a spontaneous reaction to an anti-Muslim video. But that excuse has not held up to even superficial scrutiny. The public certainly senses something is not right. Unlike the media, which is entirely obsessed with Mitt Romney’s remarks about the attacks, the public is troubled by President Obama’s handling or lack of handling of the crisis. The pictures of dead Americans and burned embassies strike a cord with Americans. So it is not surprising that...
  • Will the Middle East explosion by Herr Obama's "Reichstag fire?"

    09/19/2012 9:08:46 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/19/2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    On February 27, 1933 at about 9:25 PM a fire in Germany’s Reichstag building was detected. The Reichstag building was the assembly place for the German Parliament. After a brief “investigation” Adolph Hitler’s Nazis, who had already begun to take control of Germany, arranged the arrest of a Dutch Communist who was charged with the arson. The fire and the destruction it brought was blamed on this handy scape goat, and Herr Hitler then pointed to him and used the fire as a reason for demanding dictatorial powers over Germany. Civil liberties soon started to disappeared and mass arrests of...
  • Can 'Innocence of Muslims' Trailer Really be that Potent?

    09/19/2012 4:31:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 19, 2012 | Jonah Goldberg
    The Obama administration's omnibus answer to why the Middle East (and now much of the Muslim world) is in near open rebellion against the United States: The video did it. The follow-up question no one seems to be asking is: "What if the administration's explanation is true?" White House Press Secretary Jay Carney insists the attacks in Egypt, Libya and elsewhere were a "response not to United States policy, and not to, obviously, the administration, not to the American people," but were rather a spontaneous "response to a video, a film we have judged to be reprehensible and disgusting." On...
  • Crucifixions of dissidents in Egypt and Yemen worry Christians

    09/18/2012 5:46:37 PM PDT · by ZULU · 19 replies
    Spero ^ | September 18, 2012 | Martin Barillas
    Shocking evidence has emerged from the Mideast about an escalation in the persecution of Christians in Muslim countries. According to a report in Lebanon Today, at least one man was crucified and two others were otherwise executed by the jihadist group Ansar al-Shariah that had taken control of a region in Yemen and imposed Islamic religious law, known as shariah. The jihadists accused the trio of being agents or spies for the United States and killed them several months ago during a period when the Yemeni government was challenged by riots and rebellion. The MEMRI website has photographs of the...
  • The French Magazine Firebombed Last Year Is Planning To Anger Hardline Islamists Again Tomorrow

    09/18/2012 2:27:30 PM PDT · by blam · 17 replies
    TBI ^ | 9-18-2012 | Adam Taylor
    The French Magazine Firebombed Last Year Is Planning To Anger Hardline Islamists Again Tomorrow Adam TaylorSep. 18, 2012, 2:05 PMCharlie Hebdo, a long-running French satirical magazine, angered hardline Islamic groups last year with a magazine guest-edited by "Mohammad", the Islamic prophet. For their efforts, the magazine eventually found that their offices firebombed. Luckily no-one was injured, and the magazine went on to put up another shocking issue, with a cover that showed a traditionally-dressed Muslim man (perhaps Mohammed?) sloppily kissing a male Charlie Hebdo cartoonist. Now, according to Le Monde, the editors of Charlie Hebdo are preparing to cause controversy...