Skip to comments.Oriana Fallaci goes on trial for anti-Muslim book
Posted on 06/27/2005 2:53:40 PM PDT by Cincinna
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Just don't try order anything at a Boston sub shop or a NY deli with that lingo :)
Yup, I already ordered it on Amazon. She is an amazing writer, very clear and cohesive, good common sense springing from years of living history. It is quite an honor, really, to make the Muzzies mad enough to take you to court. Way to go, Oriana.
New book -- you can order it ahead, on Amazon, but it is not yet released. Comes out soon, tho. Should be good.
"Just don't try order anything at a Boston sub shop or a NY deli with that lingo :)"
I wouldn't even try. I only "know" a little of it due to summer jobs down around Florence, Marion and Summerville while in college. It's easier to understand than speak for me.
I'd bet money she appreciates/enjoys being an "infidel" to those folks today..........
i already ordered the book--Screw the french and screw the muslims(very intelligent ,i know,but it's what is called for here)
It doesn't sound as bad in French.
....but it's the same word in French, so I guess it doesn't help.
She wrote it, then translated it to English herself, and there are a few rough spots, but I enjoyed it greatly. She's a former communist, but she speaks eloquently of the need to defend Western culture, even Christianity (and she's not a Christian, but is sympathetic to it) against the ravages of Islam.
Very thoughtful book, and despite the fact that I'm a capitalist and a Christian, she and I have much we agree upon. She's very intelligent and makes perhaps one of the best cases for the threat Islam represents that I have ever read.
Remember: Italy has a problem with muslims. They're on the front lines. Some of the goings-on in Rome with all the hordes of muslim immigrants will shock the reader.
Get the book. Read it for yourself. Enjoy!
The Rage and the Pride was published here several years ago. I bought a copy then, and it is very good. I believe you are thinking of her new book, not the one she is on trial for.
I have it; it's a thin book. Less than 200pp. Rather too long for an essay, but...
Doesn't matter, as in France, that's how bigot is pronounced.
Yes, and unfortunately the word "Bigot" means exactly the same thing in French as it does in English. However, both Fallaci and Houellebecq - and indeed Bigot - are fighting for the right of all of us to defend ourselves against dhimmitude.
Oriana just needs to stay here, where free men still live. A day will come when France and Italy will pay for their stupidity. I vote against ever sending my Grandson to bail their sorry arses out again.
Racial hatrid? Last I checked, islam is not a race. The communists putting her on trail are nothing more than apologists for a dark age death cult. I wish there was a way we could raise money to bring Oriana to America!
"It's like a whole other language"
Gullah sure is. It's a throwback to the Carribean slave trade, a sort of Creole language combining English, French, Spanish, Portugese and certain West African languages. Sounds pretty when spoken, but for the most part I can't tease any meaning out of it. The language survived on the barrier islands, where many freed former slaves were given the proverbial forty acres and a mule. This land is very popular for development now, and the culture and language is in danger of being wiped out. That would be a shame. I love the differences across our country, especially the dialects. The northern Outer Banks of NC still have echoes of Elizabethan or even Cockney speech patterns... oot and aboot the hoose (out and about the house), hoi toide (high tide), soond soide (sound side), that sort of thing. It's fading, which is sad.
France is also where former actress Brigitte Bardot was fined last year for her "inflammatory" book on Muslims and gays. Among other things, she lamented "Islamization of France and the underground and dangerous infiltration of Islam. Further, Mme. Bardot presents Muslims as barbaric and cruel invaders, responsible for terrorist acts and eager to dominate the French to the extent of wanting to exterminate them, the court said.
"Until recently, though, Gullahs (sometimes called "Geechee" elsewhere in the South) hid their unique culture, speaking the dialect in private or not at all. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who hails from the Gullah culture of Georgia, has said he was ashamed of the way he used to speak, and indeed, Gullah was mistakenly cast as bad English grammar."
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"I wish there was a way we could raise money to bring Oriana to America!"
Apparantly, Oriana is living in NY. She is suffering from cancer and is in frail health.
It might be possible to contact her publisher and send her support through them.
Ms. Falacci is just telling it as it is.
Cancer? dang that's sad. Prayers for her.
Shame? You need to get out in the world more. Broadens your perspective.
Have you read anything by her, except her terrorism books?
I've read EVRYTHING she wrote, EVERYTHING she's writing and EVERYTHING she'll write. She's fantastic.
Okay...I agree she is fantastic. But I would hardly classify her as a conservative.
True story: In the early 1980s I'm in a barbershop waiting for a haircut and pick up a playboy magazine. After looking at the pictures I stumble across this 10,000 word interview with her. I read it in shock and awe, then actually bought the outdated magazine for $20.00 from the barbershop.
For many, she's best remembered for playing mind games with Henry Kissinger and getting him to make the confession that he sees himself as a hero on a white horse...or wants the publc to see him that way. However, her opposition to Vietnam was bitter and extended and she thought America's involvement in Afghanistant was a mistake -- she would have prefered to let the Soviets have it...etc,. etc.
To me her best book is "a man"...
I'm certainly not aware that Muslims are rapidly reproducing.
Have you read Inshallah? That's brilliant.
Maybe on BizarroWorld, but down here, it's spot-on.
Okay, my favorite fallaci story. About ten years ago I'm walking down West 57 Street in NYC. And striding (striding!) towards me amid the lunch time crowd is Fallaci. She was wearing this cape like thing that was fluttering out behind her and taking long strides. I was about to stop her to say how much I like her books, when I noticed the expression on her face, which was, "Don't even think of talking to me." People were actually getting out of her way...
I don't speak Italian...
(Denny Crane: "Sometimes you can only look for answers from God and failing that... and Fox News".)
The link you gave me was a post in Italian
Oh no... the post was only a wish to an happy birthday to miss Fallaci... It was not in Italian...
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