Abbas Milani: The Great Satan Myth, The New Republic


The Iranian regime has never found itself more vulnerable. And, with this vulnerability, it has never leaned more heavily on its own narrative of history. This narrative, of course, has a central antagonist, a character conjured as the “Great Satan.” As this Koranic moniker implies, the Islamic Republic ascribes supernatural qualities to its adversary: From […]

Swiss Minarets and European Islam – by Daniel Pipes


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Switzerland revolts against symbols of advancing totalitarianism.

GOP erupts over Reid slavery, segregation remarks – Glenn Thrush – POLITICO.com


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid D-Nev. upped the rhetorical ante this morning by comparing opponents of health care reform to conservatives who tried to block emancipation and equal rights — prompting the Republican national chairman to question his sanity.Speaking on the floor of the Senate, Reid blasted GOP leaders who have urged Democrats opt for […]

U.S. sees homegrown Muslim extremism as rising threat — latimes.com


The Obama administration, grappling with a spate of recent Islamic terrorism cases on U.S. soil, has concluded that the country confronts a rising threat from homegrown extremism.Anti-terrorism officials and experts see signs of accelerated radicalization among American Muslims, driven by a wave of English-language online propaganda and reflected in aspiring fighters’ trips to hot spots […]

The Threat at Home – by Ryan Mauro


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A disturbing trend among Somali immigrants in the West.

CAIR’s Strategy of Deception – by Jamie Glazov


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How the Muslim Brotherhood in America pulls the wool over the eyes of our law enforcement and public officials.

Newsreal Sunday Funnies: Blood and Guts Barry Addresses the Troops


Now, I want you to remember that no one wins a war. Everybody loses when some poor dumb bastard has to die for his country.
Men and women, all this stuff you’ve heard about America not wanting to fight, wanting to stay out of war is true. We don’t like to fight, but we [...]

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From the Pen of David Horowitz: December 5, 2009


The continuing efforts of a fringe group of conservatives to deny Obama his victory and to lay the basis for the claim that he is not a legitimate president are embarrassing and destructive. The fact that these efforts are being led by Alan Keyes, a demagogue who lost a Senate election to the then-unknown Obama [...]

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Leg Thrills and Spine Chills With Chris Matthews, Part 3: Apology to the “Enemy Camp” at West Point


Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC’s Hardball, is not known for his tact, nor is there any need for his audience to guess what he really thinks during his show. Yet, after saying that President Obama had chosen to give his speech to the “enemy camp” at West Point, claimed in his apology that those who [...]

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In the future, everyone will be Hitler for fifteen minutes


I wish I could take credit for that line, but it was the fellow behind the now-defunct blog Beautiful Atrocities.
Sadly, I also can’t lay claim to the word “gaslighting,” a “form of intimidation or psychological abuse in which false information is presented to the victim, making them doubt their own memory and perception.”
Jamison Foser at [...]

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