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  • “Obama, Obama, there are still a billion Osamas!” (Shouted in Cairo today- Andrew McCarthy)

    09/11/2012 3:47:16 PM PDT · by SE Mom · 61 replies
    The Corner at NRO ^ | September 11, 2012 | Andrew McCarthy
    Nina is exactly right that the appalling statement issued by the Obama State Department, apparently prior to the storming of the U.S. embassy in Cairo today, betrays the president’s agenda to impose on Americans sharia speech suppression standards in blatant violation of the First Amendment. That, however, is far from the most egregious part of today’s episode in Egypt. To attack another country’s embassy is an act of war. Now, some will be quick to point out that our embassy was not attacked by the Egyptian regime. That is no defense. Everybody was on notice that there might be rioting...
  • Egyptians angry at film scale U.S. embassy walls

    09/11/2012 12:32:19 PM PDT · by traumer · 79 replies
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian protesters scaled the walls of the U.S. embassy on Tuesday, tore down the American flag and burned it during a protest over what they said was a film being produced in the United States that insulted Prophet Mohammad. In place of the U.S. flag, the protesters tried to raise a black flag with the words "There is no God but God, and Mohammad is his messenger", a Reuters witness said. Once the U.S. flag was hauled down, some protesters tore it up and showed off pieces to television cameras. Others burned the remains outside the fortress-like...
  • Quran lawsuit not resolved (UNC Quran reading lawsuit update)

    11/24/2002 6:05:31 AM PST · by jern · 11 replies · 1,360+ views
    The Herald-Sun ^ | Nov 23, 2002 : 10:20 pm ET | Eric Ferreri
    By Eric Ferreri : The Herald-Sun Eferreri@heraldsun.com Nov 23, 2002 : 10:20 pm ET CHAPEL HILL -- Three months have passed since the cameras left, since the correspondents from CNN and MTV and the rest filed their stories about the triumph of academic freedom at Carolina, since the summer reading program controversy seemed to die down. Yet one matter remains unresolved, one last thorn in the university’s side. The lawsuit that sparked so much of this summer’s turmoil has been amended and still sits quietly in federal court in Greensboro, awaiting the attention of a judge. While many at UNC...
  • NRCC hits Obama over Messina’s Caribou Coffee trysts

    08/18/2012 11:26:54 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 12 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8-1-12 | Conn Carroll
    Add the National Republican Congressional Committee to the list of conservative groups capitalizing on former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina’s secret meetings with lobbyists at a Caribou Coffee near the White House. President Obama has repeatedly promised that his would be “the most transparent administration in history,” but the House Energy and Commerce Committee released a report yesterday showing that high-ranking Obama staffers, including Messina, used private email addresses to bypass these rules and meet with industry lobbyists. “I will roll Pelosi to get the 4 billion,” Messina wrote Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America lobbyist Jeffrey...
  • Catholic News Roundup 08-28

    08/30/2012 12:44:36 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 4 replies
    News Video: Catholic News Roundup 08-28-12
  • ...'The Muslim Brotherhood... The Islamic Caliphate And The Ruling Of The World...

    08/27/2012 11:19:37 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 1 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | August 27, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    More fresh hell from Obama's brilliant foreign policy. Obama's support of this fourth reich is sanction of the global jihad. Egyptian Cleric Safwat Higazi: 'One Of The Tenets Of The Muslim Brotherhood… Is The Islamic Caliphate And The Ruling Of The World… The Day Will Come When We Will Be The Masters Of The World' MEMRI In a recent TV interview, Egyptian cleric Safwat Higazi said that while "the first choice of the Muslims is peace," they "welcome war" as a means of liberating Palestine and restoring the "United States of the Arabs." During the interview, which aired on the...
  • Democrats Host Radical Muslims at Charlotte

    08/28/2012 11:58:31 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 81 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 25/08/12 | JACK MINOR
    The Democratic Party is sanctioning a Muslim prayer event in conjunction with its nominating convention in Charlotte that will feature a radical Islamic leader who has called for the overthrow of the “filthy” U.S. government and establishment of Islamic law. ... The Washington Times reported the DNC lists the Muslim event as an “official function” and claims that the Islamic leaders of the program are typical of the DNC community. The event is expected to draw up to 20,000 Muslims and will include a Friday Jumah prayer ritual and an issues conference. A letter posted on BIMA’s website says its...
  • Oklahoma police captain sues department over mosque assignment

    08/18/2012 5:41:32 PM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 16, 2012 | Mike Jaccarino
    A Tulsa police officer and devout Christian is suing his department after being punished for refusing to go to a mosque for a mandatory cultural event. Police Capt. Paul Campbell Fields, a 17-year veteran, was docked two weeks' pay, transferred, reduced to the graveyard shift and made ineligible for promotions for at least a year, after he told his chief his faith made it impossible for him to attend a "Law Enforcement Appreciation Day" at the Islamic Cultural Society of Tulsa, according to the lawsuit. Fields, 43, is a non-denominational Christian, who quoted Scripture in legal explanation of his insubordination....
  • A Mosque Is Not Like a Church or a Synagogue

    08/12/2012 11:04:03 AM PDT · by neverdem · 39 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 12, 2012 | Janet Levy
    The marked proliferation of mosques in the U.S. since 9/11 should raise a red flag for Americans. Recent controversies surrounding mega-mosque construction projects countrywide -- many in locations with almost no Muslims to speak of -- have grave implications for the future of these targeted communities and areas beyond. Accelerated mosque-building -- in Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Staten Island, Brooklyn, and Ground Zero, New York; and Santa Clara and Temecula, California, to name a few -- carries significance beyond the mere construction of a collection of Muslim houses of worship. It represents yet another orchestrated effort to oust traditional American values and...
  • DoJ official refuses to denounce demands for Saudi-style blasphemy law

    07/27/2012 5:35:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/27/12 | Neil Munro
    President Barack Obama’s top civil rights official repeatedly declined to support religious free speech during a July 27 congressional hearing, despite repeated questioning from Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks, who chairs the House’s constitution subcommittee. Tom Perez, the progressive who runs the Justice Department’s civil rights office, refused to answer the questions posed by Franks. “Will you tell us… that this administration’s Department of Justice will never entertain or advance a proposal that criminalizes speech against any religion?” Frank asked four times. Perez refused to answer, saying “it is a hard question, in the sense that when you make threats...
  • Questions about Huma Abedin

    07/21/2012 5:20:27 AM PDT · by guitarist · 55 replies
    National Review Online ^ | July 21, 2012 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Questions about Huma Abedin By Andrew C. McCarthy July 21, 2012 4:00 A.M. Der Spiegel pointed out the obvious: “A certain role of the Muslim Brotherhood in the transition process [to ‘democracy’] in Egypt seems acceptable to the Obama White House.” It was early February 2011, the moment when the uprising that would oust Hosni Mubarak was bubbling over in Tahrir Square. The prominent German newsmagazine figured, who better to ask about the Muslim Brotherhood than the American political establishment’s resident foreign-policy genius, John McCain? So, the reporter asked him, does Obama’s tolerance of the Muslim Brotherhood “concern you”? Senator...
  • Chicago imam: “Qital [killing] is an essential element of Islam"

    07/18/2012 9:52:41 AM PDT · by Nachum
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 7/18/12 | Pamela Geller
    Why are counter jihad blogs (the less than a handful left) the only ones covering these critical news stories: Chicago imam: “Qital [killing] is an essential element of Islam" July 16, 2012, Creeping Sharia via Sharia 101 from a Muslim American perspective: Silence is not an option! | Just Piper (thanks to David) In a speech by Abdul Malik Mujahid, Columbus, Ohio, September 1995., he puts out a Conference calling for Jihad: Consider the following statement: Qital [killing] is an essential element of Islam. And sometimes you don’t like it. Qital is ordained upon you, though it is hateful to...
  • US General: Shariah Is Here Now (Alert for the Politically Correct in USA)

    07/13/2012 5:01:04 PM PDT · by yoe · 13 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | July 2012 | Staff
    Retired Army Lt. General William Boykin is sounding the alarm the Islamic Shariah law is already inside the United States and presents a very real threat to the future of America. In addressing a synagogue in Stoughton, MA Boykin said, “There is a threat to this country from Shariah and the Muslim Brotherhood.” He also noted that the Muslim Brotherhood has not been a recent phenomenon, but rather has been a presence in the U.S. since at least 1962. [snip] “The new Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, said he joined the Muslim Brotherhood in 1978 while he was in the United...
  • Look where Delta Force general (Boykin) is headed

    07/13/2012 6:18:52 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 8 replies
    WND ^ | July 13, 2012 | Unknown
    Retired Lt. Gen. William “Jerry” Boykin, whose fiery exhortations to protect America from encroaching Shariah law and other dangers have highlight headlines in recent months, has been named executive vice president of Family Research Council. According to today’s announcement, he will be tasked with the responsibility of overseeing day-to-day operations including policy, church ministries, finance, development, communications, human resources, facilities, information technology, constituent communications and customer service. An original member of the U.S. Army’s Delta Force, he ultimately commanded the elite team in combat operations, and later led the Army’s Green Berets as well as the Special Warfare Center and...
  • Calls to Destroy Egypt's Great Pyramids Begin

    07/10/2012 9:22:57 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 114 replies
    AINA/Front Page Magazine ^ | 7-10-2012 | Raymond Ibrahim
    According to several reports in the Arabic media, prominent Muslim clerics have begun to call for the demolition of Egypt's Great Pyramids--or, in the words of Saudi Sheikh Ali bin Said al-Rabi'i, those "symbols of paganism," which Egypt's Salafi party has long planned to cover with wax. Most recently, Bahrain's "Sheikh of Sunni Sheikhs" and President of National Unity, Abd al-Latif al-Mahmoud, called on Egypt's new president, Muhammad Morsi, to "destroy the Pyramids and accomplish what the Sahabi Amr bin al-As could not." This is a reference to the Muslim Prophet Muhammad's companion, Amr bin al-As and his Arabian tribesmen,...
  • Woman's Execution Over Adultery 'un-Islamic and Inhuman'

    07/08/2012 6:31:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    The National ^ | Jul 9, 2012
    A video showing the public execution of a 22-year-old woman accused of adultery in Afghanistan has been condemned by the government as un-Islamic and inhuman. The video shows her being shot repeatedly in the back in front of a crowd of men in Qol village in Parwan province just north of the capital Kabul. The woman, named as Najiba, was married to a member of a Taliban militant group and was accused of adultery with a Taliban commander, said Roshna Khalid, a Parwan provincial spokeswoman, yesterday. "Within one hour they decided that she was guilty and sentenced her to death....
  • Google Removes 640 Videos from YouTube Promoting Terrorism

    06/18/2012 11:32:24 PM PDT · by Cindy · 28 replies
    TELEGRAPH.co.uk ^ | 7:11AM BST 18 Jun 2012 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "Google removed 640 videos from YouTube in the second half of last year amid fears they promoted terrorism. The Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) made a request for five user accounts to be closed for allegedly promoting terrorism. Google agreed and deleted the 640 videos."
  • Obama’s shariah czar MohamedMagid hands diversity awardto Jew-hater Dawud

    07/05/2012 5:05:14 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    PJ Tattler ^ | 7/5/12 | Patrick Poole
    Mohamed Magid is the Obama administration’s go-to guy for Muslim outreach and advise on international affairs and counterterrorism. He is a regular visitor to the White House (even when the administration wants to conceal it), attends important administration speeches on the US Middle East policy at the State Department, he counsels the Department of Justice to criminalize defamation of Islam, he entertains the deputy national security adviser at his DC-area mosque, and he serves on the Department of Homeland Security’s Countering Violent Extremism Working Group. He also advises the FBI and many other federal agencies. He has also been profiled...
  • Indian Media Reports Qaradawi Key Mediator In Secret U.S.-Taliban Talks

    12/30/2011 8:33:48 AM PST · by bayouranger · 6 replies
    globalmbreport.org ^ | 12-29-11 | GlobalMB
    Indian media is reporting that Global Muslim Brotherhood leader Youssef Qaradawi is serving as a key mediator in secret talks between the U.S. and the Taliban. According to an article in The Hindu: Yusuf al-Qaradawi, a Doha-based Islamist scholar who once called on his followers to back jihadist groups in Jammu and Kashmir, has emerged as a key mediator in secret talks between the U.S. and the Taliban, government sources have told The Hindu. In 2009, Mr. al-Qaradawi had issued a fatwa, or religious edict, asserting that “the Kashmiris were properly fighting jihad against the Indian army.” The jihad was...
  • Mali Islamists to continue destroying UNESCO sites

    07/01/2012 11:33:19 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 1, 2012 | BABA AHMED
    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- Islamist rebels said Sunday they will continue to destroy historic sites in Mali's northern city of Timbuktu before they implement strict Shariah law, as Mali's government compared the destruction to "war crimes" and said they would seek international justice. Ansar Dine spokesman Sanda Abu Mohamed said Sunday that Islamists will continue the destruction they started Saturday. "We're going to destroy everything before we apply Shariah in this city," he said.
  • Muslim group in Egypt: "Eating tomatoes is forbidden because they are Christian" [see the Cross]

    06/17/2012 6:40:39 AM PDT · by SJackson · 92 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 6-17-12
    See the cross? See it? Why are you laughing? Warning! Your salad could be making you into an Infidel! "Salafist group warns tomatoes are 'Christian,'” by Angie Nassar for NowLebanon.com, June 12 (thanks to Lachlan) ...A Salafist group called the Popular Egyptian Islamic Association has come under fire after sending out a warning on Facebook urging its followers not to eat tomatoes because the vegetable (or fruit) is a Christian food. The group posted a photo on its page of a tomato - which appears to reveal the shape of a cross after being cut in half – along with...
  • Five women 'killed by tribal elders for dancing and singing with men at wedding party in Pakistan'

    06/06/2012 8:53:18 PM PDT · by george76 · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6 June 2012
    As wedding scenes go, it is a rather sedate affair. But four women who joined in the celebrations are thought to have paid with their lives. They are feared to have been the victims of honour killings after dancing with men. In scenes from the wedding, they are pictured in heavy robes and headdresses, sitting on the floor while singing and clapping. Two men were apparently dancing next to them, while out of shot another person captures the moment on a mobile phone video camera. Soon afterwards, the women were said to have been shot or had their throats cut...
  • Muslim shouting "Allahu akbar" beheads wife....

    06/05/2012 1:47:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 52 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 6/5/2012 | Jihad Watch
    FULL TITLE: Muslim shouting "Allahu akbar" beheads wife in front of their six children, throws her head off apartment roof A particularly horrific honor murder in Germany. The detail about his shouting "Allahu akbar" is in this German story (thanks to Pamela Geller). "Husband 'butchers wife, 30, in front of their six children before throwing her dismembered head from roof of their apartment,'" by Allan Hall in the Daily Mail, June 4 (thanks to all who sent this in): A man is under arrest in Germany after killing his wife in front of his six young children and cutting her...
  • Caliphate conference coming to Chicago area

    05/30/2012 5:49:28 PM PDT · by SJackson · 13 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 5-30-12
    Hizb ut-Tahrir is an international Islamic organization that openly calls for restoration of the caliphate -- that is, the political union of Muslims worldwide in a single Sharia state ruled by the caliph. This means that the group is dedicated to subverting and destroying all governments not ruled by Islamic law, and as such it is banned in many countries. But not in the U.S., which has never shown any awareness on an official level of non-violent efforts to impose Sharia. They're once again coming to the Chicago area to hold their Caliphate Conference: it will be held on June...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood Would Slit My Throat & Not Bat an Eye: Watch Beck Interview Anti-Islamist

    05/22/2012 9:05:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 5/22/12 | Tiffany Gabbay
    The Muslim Brotherhood Would Slit My Throat & Not Bat an Eye: Watch Beck Interview Anti-Islamist Muslim LeftistThe Muslim Brotherhood Would Slit My Throat & Not Bat an Eye: Watch Beck Interview Anti-Islamist Muslim LeftistWhile it may sound like a contradiction in terms by American standards, it makes sense that a true liberal would likely rail against oppression in the name of religion — even if that self-proclaimed liberal is a Muslim, and the religion he is fighting is Islam. Yet for some reason, the majority of American leftists routinely criticize Judeo-Christianity while openly supporting radical Islamists (like the Muslim...
  • MSNBC: Don't expose Muslim atrocities

    05/23/2012 8:40:19 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    WND.com ^ | May 22, 2012 | Colin Flaherty
    Harvard professor doesn't want 'fuel' against Islam revealed MSNBC’s new golden girl was in a pickle: If someone sees a black person committing rape or domestic violence, should he report it if it makes black people look bad? Or if Muslims see wife-beating, genital mutilation and childhood sexual abuse, should they just keep it to themselves, because saying something gives ammunition to the “Islamophobes”? The questions appear to be simple. But they posed a challenge for the host of the new “Melissa Harris-Perry” show when guest Mona Eltahawy talked about her Foreign Policy magazine cover story about abuse of women...
  • See No Shariah

    05/17/2012 8:05:19 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | May 14, 2012 | Malcolm A. Kline
    The educational elite still remains unmoved by the prospect of radical Islamic Shariah law even as manifestations of it pop up in the United States. For example, recently, Middle East experts from the Brookings Institution and the Carnegie Endowment, along with two graduate students, agreed that in dealing with Islamic states, the U. S. should ignore Shariah but hold the nations to universal standards such as respect for women. “United States policy should not pass judgment on Shariah,” Eric Trager, a doctoral candidate from the University of Pennsylvania, said at the May 7, 2012 conference at the Reserve Officer’s Association....
  • Kansas lawmakers pass anti-Islamic law measure

    05/12/2012 4:42:14 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 13 replies
    AP ^ | 12 May 2012 | Unknown
    A bill designed to prevent Kansas courts or government agencies from making decisions based on Islamic or other foreign legal codes has cleared the state Legislature after a contentious debate about whether the measure upholds American values or appeals to prejudice against Muslims. The Senate approved the bill Friday on a 33-3 vote. The House had approved it, 120-0, earlier in the week. The measure goes next to Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, who hasn't said whether he'll sign or veto the measure. The measure doesn't specifically mention Shariah law, which broadly refers to codes within the Islamic legal system. Instead,...
  • Does Elena Kagen have a $20 million commitment to destroying the American Republic?

    05/01/2012 4:52:27 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 158 replies
    Yahoo Answers ^ | 4/24/2012 | Alan M Gottlieb
    What would you say if you learned that a member of the highest court in the land has spent the last 30 years openly advocating for the destruction of the US Constitution and even went so far as to accept $20 million from Shariah Law proponents to accomplish her goal? That Supreme Court Justice is Elena Kagan. The year after Ronald Reagan entered the Oval Office with the goal of restoring America to greatness; Elena Kagan penned a telling and disturbing senior thesis titled "To the Final Conflict: Socialism in New York City, 1900-1933." In that body of work, Kagan...
  • Opposing honor killing is 'Islamophobia'?

    05/02/2012 6:20:27 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 7 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 5-1-12 | Pamela Geller
    We held our AFDI/SIOA Jessica Mokdad Human Rights conference last Sunday in Dearborn, the first honor-killing conference of its kind. Hundreds converged upon the Hyatt to join Robert Spencer and me and a full roster of luminaries to educate, elucidate and shine a light on the ugly and brutal atrocities under the Shariah. As expected, the goons, thugs and Muslim supremacists were also out in force. It seems that Islamic supremacists support murder for “honor,” for these subversive groups energetically opposed our conference dedicated to exposing the plight of women under Islamic law on the first anniversary of the honor...
  • Chechen women in mortal fear as president backs Islamic honor killings

    04/30/2012 8:01:09 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 29, 2012 | Diana Markosian
    ACHXOY-MARTAN, Chechnya — Chechnya's government is openly approving of families that kill female relatives who violate their sense of honor, as this Russian republic embraces a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam after decades of religious suppression under Soviet rule. In the past five years, the bodies of dozens of young Chechen women have been found dumped in woods, abandoned in alleys and left along roads in the capital, Grozny, and neighboring villages. Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov publicly announced that the dead women had “loose morals” and were rightfully shot by male relatives. He went on to describe women as the property...
  • EDITORIAL: Obama embraces Islam

    04/25/2012 3:37:39 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    Washington Times ^ | April 25, 2012 | Editorial
    If Islamism is OK for Egypt, why not America? The Obama administration is doing its utmost to promote the fortunes of the Islamist parties in Egypt. A State Department official declared that with the rise of these radical groups after the Arab Spring, “people who once might have gone into al Qaeda see an opportunity for a legitimate Islamism.” They see this as a victory. The problem is, so do the terrorists. Last year, the White House began peddling the line that the uprisings in the Middle East were a repudiation of the al Qaeda model of seeking change through...
  • UBS to Sell $25 Million of Islamic Convertible Notes in May

    05/10/2007 8:14:35 PM PDT · by jdm · 6 replies · 449+ views
    Bloomberg | May 10, 2007 | Shanthy Nambiar
    Per FR policy, Bloomberg is link only.Read article here.
  • The Savage Lands of Islam

    04/23/2012 11:57:10 PM PDT · by expat1000 · 13 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Monday, April 23, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    The Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia has ruled that ten year old girls can be married off, because in his words, "Good upbringing makes a girl ready to perform all marital duties at that age." The Mufti, who also recently called for destroying churches in the Arabian Peninsula, is descended from Mohammed Wahhab who gave birth to Wahhabism and his descendants have controlled the Saudi religious establishment, which has given them control of Islam around the world. For all his power and influence, the Mufti is blind and hasn't seen a thing in the last 52 years, an apt metaphor...
  • Church of England should 'rejoice' over gay marriage, Bishops say (Anglican bishops)

    04/21/2012 5:23:01 AM PDT · by markomalley · 24 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 21 Apr 2012 | Andrew Hough
    In a public letter, the influential members of the Anglican Church claimed that “God’s grace” was at work in allowing same – sex couples to marry. The group, including members of the General Synod, the CoE’s governing body, dismissed “mistaken” impressions that church leaders were “universally opposed to an extension of civil marriage”. Instead, they argued that same-sex couples who wanted to “embrace marriage should be a cause for rejoicing in the Christian Church”. They wrote: "Recent statements by church leaders past and present may have given the mistaken impression that the Church is universally opposed to the extension of...
  • A Large Collection Of Anti-Islam Flyers, Brochures and Booklets to Educate The Public With

    04/11/2012 9:48:27 PM PDT · by damonw · 6 replies
    The Religion of Conquest ^ | 4/11/12 | Damon Whitsell
    With desperation in their voice, someone asked me what they could do about Islam and I replied by telling them that we must study Islam, educate others about Islam and become Activist by joining Activist and Lobbying groups that stand for not only human rights, but the rights of the individual. I also told them about a real important webpage at WhatYouCanDoAboutIslam.com. That page suggest over 33 things that a non-Muslim can do about Islam. One of the things that are suggested is starting a personal campaign to educate the public using leaflets, flyers, brochures, and booklets. So in preparing...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood comes to America

    04/03/2012 4:19:34 PM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies
    CNN ^ | April 3, 2012 | Lauren Bohn
    Sondos Asem, right, and her mother, Manal Abu Hassan, use social media in their Cairo living room Editor's note: Lauren Bohn is a 2010-2011 Fulbright fellow and multimedia journalist based in Egypt. She's a Pulitzer Center grantee and a 2012 Overseas Press Foundation fellow. (CNN) -- Sondos Asem has butterflies, formulating answers to questions she expects to be asked and practicing her diction with the devotion of a high school debate champion. The gentle 24-year-old graduate student at the American University in Cairo is in a hotel room in downtown New York, figuring out what to wear on national television....
  • Officials from Egypt's Brotherhood at White House (Huge Story)

    White House officials held talks with representatives of the Muslim Brotherhood in Washington this week, as the Islamist group threw itself into the fray in Egypt's presidential election. The meeting on Tuesday with low-level National Security Council staff was part of a series of US efforts to broaden engagement with new and emerging political parties following Egypt's revolution last year, a US official said. The White House pointed out that Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain, and other US lawmakers and officials had also met with Brotherhood representatives in Egypt and elsewhere in recent months. "We believe that it...
  • Austin, Texas nightclub owners linked to drug deals, possible financing of Hezbollah

    04/01/2012 6:18:16 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 38 replies
    Shariah Finance Watch ^ | 1 April 2012 | Unattributed
    The Yassine family of Austin, Texas is apparently quite the enterprising group. Led by Hussein “Mike” Yassine, the Yassines were quite diversified. They own 8 bars. According to law enforcement authorities they are also a one-family crime wave. They are involved in murder, money laundering, drug dealing–and they have a brother back in Lebanon who is part of Hezbollah.
  • Review: 28 Pages by Allen Mitchum

    03/29/2012 9:48:53 AM PDT · by WilliamEaton · 4 replies
    3/29/2012 | William Eaton
    Here's my latest fiction review. In the interest of full disclosure, it was recommended to me by the author, who also happens to be a fellow member of FR. I’ve been reading indie novels lately, so it fit right in with my kindle bookshelf. 28 Pages is a political thriller that deals with a lawyer trying to find her sister’s killers. The villains are Saudi diplomats, which is unique and definitely grabbed my attention. It’s a combo of The Pelican Brief by Grisham and Saving Faith by David Baldacci, but with themes of jihad, Wahhabism, Sharia and Saudi conspiracies. I...
  • Muslims’ Guide to ‘Belting the Wife’ (Advises Muslim Men on How to Beat and Control Their Wives)

    03/25/2012 9:15:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies · 11+ views
    The Sun ^ | 3/25/2012
    AN Islamic marriage guide that advises Muslim men on how to beat and control their wives has sparked outrage.The 160-page A Gift For Muslim Couple tells husbands they may beat wives "by hand or stick" or "pull her by the ears". Women are told they must not leave the house without permission. A wife should "beautify herself" for her man and "fulfil his desires". And if she disobeys, a husband may "restrain her with strength or threaten her". The book, based on the writings of an Islamic scholar, is on sale at online Islamic bookstores and eBay. It is billed...
  • Destroy all churches : Obama silent while Saudi grand mufti targets Christianity

    03/18/2012 6:36:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 03/18/2012
    If the pope called for the destruction of all the mosques in Europe, the uproar would be cataclysmic. Pundits would lambaste the church, the White House would rush out a statement of deep concern, and rioters in the Middle East would kill each other in their grief. But when the most influential leader in the Muslim world issues a fatwa to destroy Christian churches, the silence is deafening. On March 12, Sheik Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah, the grand mufti of Saudi Arabia, declared that it is “necessary to destroy all the churches of the region.” The ruling came in response...
  • TMLC getting 'flack' from Muslim groups

    03/20/2012 1:29:04 PM PDT · by bayouranger · 9 replies
    onenewsnow.com/ ^ | 01MAR12 | Chad Groening
    A law firm that defends and promotes Christian heritage and moral values has reportedly become the target of several international Islamic news agencies. The Thomas More Law Center (TMLC) says the Islamic news outlets have recently targeted the firm and its president, Richard Thompson, in articles that claim U.S. Muslims are being unfairly treated. Thompson says the attack is in response to comments he has made about Muslims coercing public schools into giving Islamic students special accommodations that are not afforded to Christian students. "You have this double standard where schools will bend over backwards to accommodate Islamic students and...
  • Sharia Law Campaign Begins As Muslim Group Fights Bans

    03/02/2012 10:51:03 AM PST · by VU4G10 · 14 replies
    islamophobia-watch ^ | 03/02/12 | Jaweed Kaleem
    After heated debates in two dozen states over banning Sharia law, the legal code of Islam, a national Islamic group is beginning a multi-million dollar effort to explain how Sharia applies to the lives of American Muslims. The Islamic Circle of North America, a New York-based group, is spending $3 million on its Defending Religious Freedom campaign, which kicks off Monday and explains Sharia law and common misunderstandings.
  • Sharia in Pennsylvania: Muslim admits to attacking atheist; Muslim judge dismisses case

    02/23/2012 8:31:06 AM PST · by LastNorwegian · 96 replies
    Jihadwatch / ABC27 ^ | Robert Spencer
    Full title: Sharia in Pennsylvania: Muslim admits to attacking atheist over "Zombie Muhammad"; Muslim judge dismisses case, tells atheist he'd be killed in Muslim lands This is enforcement of Sharia in a Pennsylvania court. The attacker supposedly got off because he "is an immigrant and claims he did not know his actions were illegal, or that it was legal in this country to represent Muhammad in any form. To add insult to injury, he also testified that his 9 year old son was present, and the man said he felt he needed to show his young son that he was...
  • "Women Against Islamization" Campaign Launched in Belgium

    02/18/2012 8:09:46 PM PST · by StopGlobalWhining · 19 replies · 1+ views
    Islam-Watch.org (Also Fox News Channel video) ^ | February 17, 2012 | An-Sofie Dewinter
    A political party in Belgium has started a campaign, called "Women against Islamisation", with a logo in which a young woman appears in a burqa and a bikini. An-Sofie holding the logo on the right The campaign was launched by the rightwing Vlaams Belang party. Featured in the campaign logo is An-Sofie Dewinter, the gorgeous teenage daughter of Philip Dewinter, leader the of Vlaams Belang party. The burqa covers An-Sofie’s head and face while the rest of it falls behind her back. The bikini covers her breast and crotch. The burka and bikini logo is meant for the "Freedom or...
  • New SION/AFDI billboard counters Islamic supremacist whitewash of Sharia

    02/09/2012 12:14:25 PM PST · by Mozilla · 4 replies
    .jihadwatch.org ^ | 2-9-12 | Robert Spencer
    A patriotic organization is launching a billboard campaign intended to undermine the efforts to advertise and promote Shariah, the Islamic law that calls for beheadings, executions and amputations, across America. The group, Stop Islamization of Nations, is buying ad space for a billboard calling on people to learn the dark side of Shariah law. The effort’s leader, Pamela Geller, says her group, has one real purpose – to counter the impact of the pro-Shariah billboard campaign of the Islamic Circle or North America, an alleged Muslim Brotherhood front organization. “ICNA is a Muslim Brotherhood group, according to a captured internal...
  • AL-QAEDA is trying to recruit WOMEN to carry out suicide bombings in the UK, MPs warn today.

    02/07/2012 9:55:00 AM PST · by bayouranger · 15 replies
    thesun.co.uk ^ | 06FEB12 | GRAEME WILSON, Deputy Political Editor
    It is using extremist websites to radicalise the angels of death, says their chilling report. The Commons home affairs committee says it has heard evidence the terror group is "specifically launching and targeting women for violent acts". It is already a deadly tactic in the Middle East, where growing numbers of Palestinian women are volunteering for suicide missions against Israel. The MPs' report comes days after four Islamic extremists admitted plotting to bomb the London Stock Exchange. Woolwich Crown Court heard how the gang — who also had London mayor Boris Johnson on a hit list — had been brainwashed...
  • Obama Dinner to Mark End of Iraq War (Dinner with the king, but no parade)

    02/05/2012 5:39:35 PM PST · by kristinn · 44 replies
    USA Today | Sunday, February 5, 2012 | Gregg Zoroya
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  • Muslims Declare Jihad on Dogs in Europe

    01/31/2012 7:19:50 AM PST · by bayouranger · 153 replies
    stonegateinstitute.org ^ | 1-31-12 | Soeren Kern
    A Dutch Muslim politician has called for a ban on dogs in The Hague, the third-largest city in the Netherlands. Islamic legal tradition holds that dogs are "unclean" animals, and some say the call to ban them in Holland and elsewhere represents an attempted encroachment of Islamic Sharia law in Europe. This latest canine controversy -- which the Dutch public has greeted with a mix of amusement and outrage -- follows dozens of other Muslim-vs-dog-related incidents in Europe. Critics say it reflects the growing assertiveness of Muslims in Europe as they attempt to impose Islamic legal and religious norms on...