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  • Sidi Bouzid runs dry after Salafists destroy last remaining bar

    09/06/2012 3:01:21 PM PDT · by george76 · 11 replies
    afp ^ | 06/09/2012
    Tunisia’s western city of Sidi Bouzid is now dry... Chanting “al-Charab haram” (“alcohol is sin”), dozens of Salafists burst into Sidi Bouzid’s Horchani hotel on Monday, September 3. The throng of men quickly homed in on the hotel’s liquor stock, seizing bottles of alcohol and throwing them against the walls or smashing them on the floor. The incident comes around four months after the city’s Salafist community first launched a war against alcohol consumption, pressuring or intimidating several bars into shutting down. Those who tried to resist saw their businesses come under attack, much like the Horchani hotel. ... I...
  • Muslim Riots Spread Into Tunisia

    09/12/2012 11:12:57 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 38 replies
    Anti-American rioting spread yesterday to Tunisia, where police used tear gas to stop hundreds of protesters from storming the United States Embassy in protest over a film mocking the prophet Mohammed. The throngs of demonstrators, who carried the white and black banners of militant Salifist Muslims, had been protesting peacefully in Tunis for hours when about 300 started to break through the embassy gates. The embassy remained open as police forced the protesters back. Earlier, the US embassies in Tunisia and Algeria warned Americans to avoid crowded places because of expected protests. In Egypt, the powerful Muslim Brotherhood ensured that...
  • “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 · 16 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...