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  • NYTimes Compares Muslim Brotherhood to Catholic Church

    02/05/2011 10:37:32 PM PST · by Rhonda Robinson · 28 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | Feb. 6, 2011 | Lisa Graas
    slamopologists at the New York Times clearly love to promote the false notion that Islam is exactly like Christianity, at least when they are boiled down to their basics. Often, the Catholic Church specifically is compared to Islam as if they are basically one and the same. As we saw in Rachel Donadio’s article on the Cathedral of Córdoba, which she referred to (wrongly) as “The Great Mosque,” Islam is preferred to Catholicism even to the point of blatant lying. Now, we find the New York Times comparing even the Muslim Brotherhood, specifically, to Catholicism in an article that appears...
  • VMI Celebrates Muslim Invasion, Brutal 781-year Occupation of Spain

    02/03/2011 9:41:04 PM PST · by Islander7 · 134 replies
    Big Peace ^ | Feb 3, 2011 | Patrick S. Poole
    Stonewall Jackson is rolling over in his grave. Next month his beloved Virginia Military Institute will be convening a celebration commemorating the 1300th anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Spain under the Muslim warlord Tariq ibn Ziyad in 711 A.D. The March 23-25 celebration entitled “711-2011: East Meets West” and organized by VMI’s Center for Leadership and Ethics, is scheduled to feature standard Muslim apologists Reza Aslan and Akbar Ahmed. VMI Superintendent Gen. J.H. Binford Peay has even filmed an invitation to the celebration.
  • Ban-happy SF targets male circumcision

    11/12/2010 12:25:33 PM PST · by markomalley · 83 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/12/2010 | Joshua Sabatini
    The Board of Supervisors just banned toys in Happy Meals, which drew worldwide attention.Now the latest ban being proposed in San Francisco is on male circumcision.A proposed ballot measure for the November 2011 ballot – when voters will be electing the San Francisco’s next mayor – would amend The City’s police code “to make it a misdemeanor to circumcise, excise, cut or mutilate the foreskin, testicle or penis of another person who has not attained the age of 18.” Doing so would result in a fine of up to $1,000 and up to one year in jail, according to the...
  • Catholic voters heavily favored Obama, analysis shows

    11/06/2008 8:30:22 PM PST · by Alex Murphy · 97 replies · 3,907+ views
    Washington Times ^ | November 7, 2008 | Julia Duin
    Large numbers of Catholics and religiously unaffiliated voters heavily contributed to President-elect Barack Obama's huge margin of victory over Republican Sen. John McCain, according to an analysis of exit poll surveys by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. "Obama had a greater appeal for religious people," said John Green, a senior fellow at Pew. "I don't think we would have seen that support had Hillary [Rodham Clinton] been nominated." Catholics voted for Mr. Obama over Mr. McCain by a nine-point margin (54 percent versus 45 percent), a turnaround from 2004 when Catholics supported President Bush over Sen. John...
  • AIG Still Lobbies to Relax Oversight Rules (bailout recycled back to lobbying)

    10/17/2008 7:50:33 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 16 replies · 551+ views
    OCTOBER 16, 2008 AIG Still Lobbies to Relax Oversight Rules After Receiving Federal Aid, Insurer Focuses on Laws Aimed at Keeping Tabs on Mortgage OriginatorsBy ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON WASHINGTON -- Even after receiving an emergency loan that gave the government an 80% ownership stake, American International Group Inc. is spending money to lobby states to soften new controls on the mortgage industry. When the U.S. took control of failing mortgage titans Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, it prohibited them from lobbying. But it hasn't banned the practice at AIG, a huge insurer that is still 20%-owned by public shareholders. AIG is...
  • Justice Dept. Targets GOP Activists (indictment for telling illegals they can't vote!)

    10/16/2008 9:11:29 AM PDT · by TenthAmendmentChampion · 27 replies · 1,049+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | Oct. 16 2008 | Anonymous
    When I reported on September 19 that partisan career lawyers in the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice were planning on criminally targeting Republican political activists and candidates, this was treated with disbelief by some. In fact, Rick Hasen, a liberal law professor at Loyola who runs the popular Election Law Blog , a website concentrating on voting and election developments, expressed his skepticism “of such anonymous claims.” Well, those claims have proven all too real to former Republican congressional candidate Tan Nguyen, who ran for office in the 47th Congressional District of California in 2006 against incumbent...
  • Bill Clinton Named Chairman of Constitution Center

    09/09/2008 10:00:35 AM PDT · by John W · 17 replies · 162+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | September 9, 2008 | AP
    PHILADELPHIA - Former President Bill Clinton has been named the next chairman of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, succeeding former President George H.W. Bush, the center announced Tuesday. Bush has been chairman of the museum and nonprofit group, dedicated to educating the public about the U.S. Constitution, since January 2007. Clinton will begin his term on Jan. 1.
  • War on bogus immigrants' sham marriages 'is a breach of human rights'

    07/31/2008 1:51:33 PM PDT · by Cementjungle · 10 replies · 194+ views
    Evening standard ^ | 7/30/2008 | Evening standard
    A crackdown on sham marriages is 'in tatters' after the House of Lords ruled that it breaches the human rights of immigrants. Law Lords said forcing a migrant to prove a relationship is genuine is 'arbitrary and unjust', even if they were getting married only weeks before their permission to stay in Britain ran out. Foreigners will now once again be free to prolong their stay in the UK by getting married at the last minute to a person who already has permission to live here.

    07/04/2008 11:35:46 AM PDT · by Eurotwit · 112 replies · 175+ views
    Daily Express ^ | Sniffer dogs could be banned Friday June 27,2008 | By Tom Whitehead, Home Affairs Correspondent
    POLICE sniffer dogs trained to spot terrorists at railway stations may no longer come into contact with Muslim passengers – after complaints that it is against the suspects’ religion. A report for the Transport Department has raised the prospect that the animals should only touch passengers’ luggage because it is considered “more acceptable”. In the Muslim faith, dogs are deemed to be spiritually “unclean”. But banning them from touching passengers would severely restrict their ability to do their job. The report follows trials of station security measures in the wake of the 2005 London suicide bomb attacks. In one trial,...
  • Sharia law 'could have role in UK'

    07/03/2008 2:43:58 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 26 replies · 138+ views
    The Press Association ^ | 07/03/08 | Staff
    Sharia law could play a role in some parts of the legal system, the most senior judge in England and Wales has said. The Lord Chief Justice, Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, emphatically ruled out the possibility of sharia courts sitting in this country or deciding penalties. But in a speech at the East London Muslim Centre in Whitechapel he said there was no reason why sharia principles could not be used in "mediation or other forms of alternative dispute resolution". Sharia - a set of principles governing the way that many Muslims believe one should live one's life -...
  • Feds probe S.F.'s migrant-offender shield

    06/29/2008 8:26:47 AM PDT · by SmithL · 26 replies · 184+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 6/29/8 | Jaxon Van Derbeken
    San Francisco juvenile probation officials - citing the city's immigrant sanctuary status - are protecting Honduran youths caught dealing crack cocaine from possible federal deportation and have given some offenders a city-paid flight home with carte blanche to return. The city's practices recently prompted a federal criminal investigation into whether San Francisco has been systematically circumventing U.S. immigration law, according to officials with knowledge of the matter.City officials say they are trying to balance their obligations under federal and state law with local court orders and San Francisco's policies aimed at protecting the rights of the young immigrants, who they...
  • Muslims May Not Have to Undergo Sniffer Dog Checks in UK

    06/27/2008 10:00:59 AM PDT · by Coffee200am · 60 replies · 213+ views
    LONDON: Muslim passengers may not be touched by sniffer dogs of the British Transport Police after complaints that the practice is against Islam. According to the religion, dogs are deemed to be spiritually “unclean”. A Transport Department report has raised the prospect that animals should only touch passengers’ luggage because it is considered “more acceptable”, the Daily Express reported. The ban may restrict the efficiency of sniffer dog squads which have been trained to spot terrorists at railway stations. On Thursday night, British Transport Police insisted that it would still use sniffer dogs with any passengers regardless of faith, but...
  • Florida Restores Rights to 115,000 Ex-Felons

    06/19/2008 10:10:22 AM PDT · by kingattax · 109 replies · 147+ views
    Newsmax ^ | June 18, 2008 | Rick Pedraza
    A new state rule in Florida calls for more than 115,000 former felons who complete their sentences to be given back their civil rights, including the right to vote, hold public office, serve on a jury, and obtain state and local licenses for certain types of work. The rule by the state’s Board of Executive Clemency ends a policy that, until now, required a panel to act individually on every restoration of rights requests. Florida Governor Charlie Crist – attending a two-day summit of state officials, lawmakers, community activists, prison ministers and others brainstorming ideas for keeping former inmates from...
  • Amsterdam Police Force Offers Its Officers Koran Subsidy

    05/26/2008 2:00:28 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 12 replies · 136+ views
    NIS News ^ | May 26 2008
    THE HAGUE, 27/05/08 - The Amsterdam police corps is giving its officers a discount if they buy the Koran translation of writer Kader Abdolah. Officers should thereby be encouraged to get a better insight into Islam, according to a corps spokesman. Abdolah says he translated the Koran to make the book accessible to the Dutch. The book of the Iranian-Dutch author was published at the end of last month by publisher De Geus. Officers who buy the book pay half price. The other half is paid out of the Amsterdam police budget. Officers are not obligated to read the book,...
  • Activists Protest Proposed Coal Plant

    05/15/2008 6:19:51 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 22 replies · 98+ views ^ | May 15, 2008 | Anita Weier
    Protesters demonstrated Thursday against a coal-powered power plant proposed by Alliant Energy Corp. at Cassville, heartened by an environmental impact statement by state officials that said the proposed plant was "not the least cost option under any scenario." That statement, in a draft EIS by the Public Service Commission and the Department of Natural Resources, fueled protests by more than 70 environmentalists -- some on bicycles -- chanting "No more coal," prior to Alliant's annual shareholder meeting at the Alliant Energy Center. Protesters were joined by Thomas Sanzillo, a financial analyst who said that coal prices are likely to rise...
  • Democrats Oppose Drilling for Oil Off U.S. Coasts

    05/09/2008 6:57:57 AM PDT · by yoe · 83 replies · 306+ views
    Human Events ^ | May 1, 2008 | Staff
    As Ann Coulter points out in the cover story of this week's HUMAN EVENTS, the Democratic Party has long pursued a strategy designed to force up the price of gasoline for American families. Part of this strategy is to maintain a moratorium on oil drilling off the East and West coasts of the United States, thus artificially limiting the domestic supply. Back in 1982, according to the Energy Information Agency, Congress enacted a moratorium on oil and gas drilling off the coast of Northern California. In 1990, President George H.W. Bush ordered the Department of Interior not to allow any...
  • Victim of false rape claim must pay £12,500 for bed and board in jail

    01/01/2008 11:15:53 AM PST · by UKrepublican · 36 replies · 219+ views
    Victim of false rape claim must pay £12,500 for bed and board in jailA man wrongly jailed when a woman cried rape has failed to prevent being charged £12,500 for his "board and lodging" while in prison. Warren Blackwell, 38, spent three years in jail as a convicted sex attacker until his 'victim' was unmasked as a fantasist. It was revealed he has been awarded £252,500 compensation for his lost years - but minus the estimated cost of his food and accommodation while behind bars. Mr Blackwell said he had failed to stop the money being siphoned off after his...
  • Rules say homes must be safe for robbers 'Why would I want my house safe for these people?' (UK)

    12/27/2007 10:33:11 AM PST · by squireofgothos · 42 replies · 231+ views
    The invaders smashed through a security gate and broke windows in order to get inside, police reports said. During their investigation, Rugby police provided her with a crime-fighting booklet that discusses home security. But she told the Advertiser when she asked about putting in a new security fence and upgrading its capabilities, she was told the laws on liability meant she risked a police investigation herself if any trespassers hurt themselves climbing it. She had wanted to add barbed wire to the fence in order to reduce the ease with which the robbers apparently gained access to her home. But...
  • Deaf demand right to designer deaf children

    12/23/2007 1:20:17 PM PST · by FreedomCalls · 105 replies · 529+ views
    The Sunday Times (UK) ^ | December 23, 2007 | Sarah-Kate Templeton
    DEAF parents should be allowed to screen their embryos so they can pick a deaf child over one that has all its senses intact, according to the chief executive of the Royal National Institute for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People (RNID). Jackie Ballard, a former Liberal Democrat MP, says that although the vast majority of deaf parents would want a child who has normal hearing, a small minority of couples would prefer to create a child who is effectively disabled, to fit in better with the family lifestyle. Ballard’s stance is likely to be welcomed by other deaf organisations,...
  • Archbishop of Cantebury: Anglicans need not believe in virgin birth

    12/19/2007 10:13:23 PM PST · by iowamark · 80 replies · 700+ views
    The Australian ^ | 12/20/2007 | correspondents in London
    THE leader of the world's Anglicans has described the Christmas story of the three wise men as nothing but a "legend" and has said not all followers must believe in the virgin birth of Jesus. The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has picked apart elements of the Christmas story, including how a star rose high in the sky and stood still to guide the wise men to Jesus's birth place. Stars simply don't behave like that, he told the BBC during an interview. Dr Williams said there was little evidence that the three wise men had existed at all....