According to the Ministry of the Interior in France, there are 20,000 African polygamous Muslim men living there. These Muslim immigrants know how to work the system. First, they come in with a tourist visa, apply for a residency card, and then go on social welfare. Even though it is an illegal practice, France will [...]
Seven years after its application, Al Jazeera English has been launched in Canada. The three largest cable providers (Bell TV, Rogers and Videotron) are carrying the digital channel. Al Jazeera (AJ), a.k.a. the “CNN of the Arab World” was given its approval papers by the Canadian broadcast regulator—the CRTC (Canadian Television and Telecommunications Commission).
Not surprisingly, [...]
Maureen Dowd, columnist for The New York Times, has finally lost that last tenuous grip she had on her sanity. I thought she was already taking a long walk off the short pier of her sanity when she started hearing non-existent words, such as “boy” after Joe Wilson’s “You Lie” comment. That was nothing compared [...]
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This looks great at first glance, but as with so many of these kinds of initiatives, it looks less and less good the more one examines it.
The focus seems to be entirely upon a fatwa issues by Ibn Taymiyya. Taqi al-Din Ahmad Ibn Taymiyya (1263-1328) was a jurist [...]