Category Archives: Islam

Compare And Contrast

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is Somali-born feminist (the good kind) and political activist. He resume is impressive and her biography is compelling and inspiring. From Wiki: Ayaan Hirsi Ali (Dutch: [aːˈjaːn ˈɦiːrsi ˈaːli] ( listen); born 13 November 1969) — birthname … Continue reading

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How About “Madcap Mussulmen” Or “Jaunty Jihadis”?

Things that make you go WTF?: White House: Inaccurate to use phrase ‘radical Islam’ to talk about terrorists The White House tried to explain Tuesday why it has refused to use the term “radical Islam” in describing the Islamist terrorists … Continue reading

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I Blame Charles Martel

The Blame America First Club is at it again! Check out Juan Cole at Informed Comment: Paris Terrorist was Radicalized by Bush’s Iraq War, Abu Ghraib Torture Sharif and Said Kouashi, the two brothers for whom the French police are … Continue reading

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Swing and a Miss

Our semi-retired POTUS gave a speech last night: Still, we continue to face a terrorist threat. We cannot erase every trace of evil from the world, and small groups of killers have the capacity to do great harm. That was … Continue reading

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Tinfoil Hat Monday – A New Caliphate?

FACT: Wahhabism (Arabic: وهابية‎, Wahhābiyyah) is a radical religious movement or offshoot branch of Islam variously described as “orthodox”, “ultraconservative”, “austere”, “fundamentalist”, “puritanical” (or “puritan”), an Islamic “reform movement” to restore “pure monotheistic worship”, or an “extremist pseudo-Sunni movement”. It … Continue reading

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Barack Obama, Arab Spring and the Myth of the Moderate Muslim

Numerous questions remain regarding the Clusterfuck in Benghazi. Libya is in chaos. Egypt is still in turmoil. War rages in Syria. Our relationship with Israel is strained. How on Earth did Barack Obama fuck things up so badly? In a … Continue reading

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This Is What Real Misogyny Looks Like

Lisa Daftari at Fox News: Islamophobia in action? ‘Honor Diaries’ screening shut down by CAIR CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) is at it again. This time they have succeeded in shutting down a screening of the film, “Honor Diaries,” at … Continue reading

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Singling Out A Billion Muslims

Pat Condell: CENSORED BY YOUTUBE According to YouTube, this video has the potential to hurt your feelings, so you need to put on a virtual crash helmet before you’re allowed to watch it in case it fractures your brain and … Continue reading

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Sauce For The Goose

Matthew Feeney at Why Are American Conservatives Defending Violent, Xenophobic British Thugs? Fox News presenter Brian Kilmeade recently interviewed Tommy Robinson (real name Stephen Lennon) of the English Defence League (EDL), saying that Robinson is doing “great work,” adding, … Continue reading

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Right For The Wrong Reason

ABC News: Indonesia Axes Bikinis for 2013 Miss World Pageant Miss World has axed the famed bikinis from this year’s pageant in Indonesia, replacing the skimpy swimsuits with conservative beach sarongs amid mounting protests from hard-line Muslim groups, organizers said … Continue reading

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