A recovering Muslim speaks.
Those familiar with critiques of Islam need to remember just how much of an emotional hit this stuff can be for those just encountering it.
Many non-Muslims in Europe and America have been taken in by Hamid Mir, a self-professed “moderate.” I was on to him years ago. So was Pamela Geller. We were both lectured self-righteously about how we had to support “moderates.” And now here we are. I hate to say “I told you so,” [...]
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This is a common species of wishful thinking and willful blindness. Its proponents imagine that Islam is a Religion of Peace™ with no anti-Semitic elements (you know the drill, Islam reveres the “People of the Book,” etc.), but it was corrupted by the Nazis. Thus [...]
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Throwing a pig’s head into a mosque, or into anything, is obnoxious, reprehensible, and always and everywhere to be condemned.
That being so, why the double standard?
UK police bow to “Islamic sensitivities,” allow Muslim protesters to throw shoes
Isn’t throwing shoes just as potentially “distressing,” as well [...]
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Chicago Tribune reporter Manya Brachear has kindly written to me to alert me to this article. In her email to me she invited Jihad Watch readers to comment at her Tribune blog on this story, so have at it — why shouldn’t News Real readers join in [...]
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Eliminating the competition and simultaneously helping Obama make his case that the Palestinian leadership is “moderate” — and should be given a state that bisects Israel.
“Hamas ‘working to curb Gaza rocket attacks,’” from the BBC, April 2 (thanks to Carl):
Leaders of the Hamas militant movement which controls [...]
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Andrew McCarthy is right: this program will “make agents reconsider investigating in the first place. What this is going to dry up is the normal give and take between a community and law enforcement. It should raise people’s eyebrows.” Indeed. The FBI should not be on the defensive [...]
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