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  • In the Absence of Guns

    01/21/2013 1:14:46 PM PST · by Free in Texas · 19 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | June 2000 | Mark Steyn
    In Britain, defending your property can get you life. Celebrity news from the United Kingdom: In April, Germaine Greer, the Australian feminist and author of The Female Eunuch, was leaving her house in East Anglia, when a young woman accosted her, forced her back inside, tied her up, smashed her glasses, and then set about demolishing her ornaments with a poker. A couple of weeks before that, the 85-year-old mother of Phil Collins, the well-known rock star, was punched in the ribs, the back, and the head on a West London street, before her companion was robbed. “That’s what you...
  • Eastern Sportsmen's Show Boycott Steamrolling (Show Your Support Now)

    01/21/2013 9:21:05 AM PST · by ConservativeInPA · 26 replies
    http://www.easternsportshow.com ^ | January 21, 2013 | ConservativeInPA
    Reed Exhibitions, a UK based company, has prohibited the display and sale of tactical rifles, high-cap magazines and certain other accessories as well as the display of official logos and trademarks of some American gun related manufacturers at the Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show (aka Sportsmen's Show). The Sportsmen's Show is an annual event held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA the first week of February. The event sees in excess of 250,000 patrons and has been billed as the largest outdoors show in the world. But NOT this year.The show originally had four major sponsors; Cabela's,...
  • British World War Two propaganda artwork

    06/30/2012 12:07:24 PM PDT · by djone · 4 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | James Gardner
    WWII Art work and posters of the war and military subjects. "Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, circa 1942. Artist: Terence Cuneo" ..."Hudson bombers on a coastal raid, by Charles E Turner".."Invasion scene: A troop-carrying Airspeed Horsa aircraft lands in a field amidst a tank battle. Artist: Terence Cuneo"....
  • Catholic cardinal calls on Christians to wear their crosses every day

    04/07/2012 9:46:44 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 35 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 4-7-12 | Damien Pearse
    Head of the Scottish Catholic church, Cardinal Keith O'Brien, says symbol shows you 'live by Christ's standards in daily life' Britain's most senior Catholic cleric has called on Christians to wear a cross every day as "a symbol of their beliefs" and to combat the marginalisation of religion in modern society. The plea by Cardinal Keith O'Brien, head of the Catholic church in Scotland, to be made in his Easter sermon, comes as the Anglican archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, appealed for more people to attend church this Sunday – even if they are "a bit vague" about religion....
  • 'Strict Muslim' raped four women at knifepoint to 'punish them for being on the streets at night'

    01/26/2012 1:51:50 PM PST · by knighthawk · 23 replies
    Mail Online ^ | January 26 2012 | NICK ENOCH
    A Muslim man who raped women to 'teach them a lesson' for being on the streets at night was jailed indefinitely today because of the danger he poses to women. Sunny Islam, 23, who comes from a strict Muslim family, dragged his terrified victims - including a 15-year-old - from the street at knifepoint, bound and assaulted them during a two-month reign of terror. Police fear that Islam may have attacked many more.
  • BBC drops Anno Domini and Before Christ to avoid offending non-Christians

    09/26/2011 2:58:25 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 110 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | September 25 2011 | Claire Duffin
    The BBC has been accused of bowing to political correctness after it emerged that it was discouraging the use of the terms BC and AD for fear of offending non-Christians. The Corporation's religion website states that it opts for the "religiously neutral" Common Era and Before Common Era, rather than Anno Domini (the year of Our Lord) and Before Christ. It goes on: "As the BBC is committed to impartiality it is appropriate that we use terms that do not offend or alienate non-Christians." But critics said the changes were meaningless because, just like AD and BC, the alternative terms...
  • Middleton’s summer day out at Wimbledon (Photos)

    06/29/2011 6:30:23 AM PDT · by CitizenM · 11 replies
    The Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine Middleton (Kate Middleton) sizzled in a white, Alice Temperley dress, as she attended a match at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London on Monday.
  • Convicted terrorist allowed to stay in Britain on human rights grounds after court overturns ban

    05/24/2011 6:37:08 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 7 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 23 2011
    Convicted terrorist allowed to stay in Britain on human rights grounds after court overturns Home Office ban A convicted terrorist who has banned from Britain has been stopped from being deported on human rights grounds by judges who overturned the ban on him being in the country. The Muslim man was found guilty of terrorism in Tunisia and has already been extradited once to Italy, where he was accused of being involved in helping to send Islamists to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is understood that Home Secretary Theresa May ordered that the terrorist be kept out of the...
  • Sadly, I've been proved right. Britain IS a centre of terror.

    04/28/2011 3:12:50 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 8 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 27 2011 | Melanie Phillips
    Sadly, I've been proved right. Britain IS a centre of terror. Tragically, our rulers can't see the truth So now we are all finally able to see just why Britain’s capital came to be known contemptuously as ‘Londonistan’. Some five years ago, I wrote a book by that name which laid out the extent to which Britain had become the global hub of Islamic terrorism outside the Muslim world itself. So bad was this phenomenon that the French secret service, which had tried in vain to alert Britain to the dangers, dubbed it ‘Londonistan’ in a sarcastic reference to the...
  • UK: Being too PC led us to shelter terrorists, says ex-minister

    04/28/2011 2:56:12 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 9 replies
    London Evening Standard ^ | April 28 2011 | Martin Bentham
    A former Labour minister admitted today that political correctness had led Britain to offer shelter to violent extremists. Kim Howells, a former Foreign Office minister, said Tony Blair's government and other administrations had been afraid to criticise the conduct of radical preachers and others because they feared being accused of racism. He said the policy had been pursued even though there was plenty of intelligence about the "evil" intent of such extremists and that it was only reversed after the 7/7 bombings. Mr Howells also said that he had been unable to find a single imam willing to say publicly...
  • Sexual Slavery in Britain and Its PC Enablers

    03/01/2011 11:38:25 AM PST · by knighthawk · 10 replies
    Islamist Watch Blog ^ | Februari 28 2011 | David J. Rusin
    What do victims of the Fort Hood massacre have in common with scores of raped British girls? Both are evidence that failure to speak and act against Islamist threats due to fear of being called a racist or "Islamophobe" can lead to terrible suffering. While the missed signs concerning Major Hasan are well known, the UK scandal deserves attention as a study in official blindness. MP Jack Straw sparked a firestorm in January when he highlighted a particular genre of sex crime: gangs of "Pakistani heritage men … who target vulnerable young white girls" and groom them as sex slaves....
  • WikiLeaks cables: US agrees to tell Russia Britain's nuclear secrets

    02/04/2011 2:03:33 PM PST · by tje · 394 replies · 1+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 9:25PM GMT 04 Feb 2011 | Matthew Moore, Gordon Rayner and Christopher Hope
    The US secretly agreed to give the Russians sensitive information on Britain’s nuclear deterrent to persuade them to sign a key treaty, The Daily Telegraph can disclose. Information about every Trident missile the US supplies to Britain will be given to Russia as part of an arms control deal signed by President Barack Obama next week. Defence analysts claim the agreement risks undermining Britain’s policy of refusing to confirm the exact size of its nuclear arsenal.
  • Remembrance:The Sikh Story BBC Doc on Sikhs in WWII, interview of legendary Ace Mahinder Singh Pujji

    12/03/2010 9:39:49 PM PST · by FederalistPaperNo1 · 7 replies
    Part 1Part 2Part 3Documentary of how thousands of Sikh soldiers valiantly laid down their lives for Britain's freedom across two world wars. Includes last-ever interview with legendary WW2 Squadron Leader Mahinder Singh Pujji
  • Net immigration to UK increases

    11/25/2010 8:24:24 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 7 replies
    Net migration to the UK rose in the year to March 2010 because fewer British people left the country, according to the latest estimates. The figures indicate 215,000 more people came to live in the UK than moved to another country. The Office for National Statistics figures come days after the government outlined its plans to cap immigration. Ministers want to reduce net migration to "tens of thousands" a year by 2015. The plan currently involves cutting the number of visas available to skilled workers from outside Europe - although ministerial advisers say the target cannot be met by just...
  • Britain's queen tours world's largest mosque

    11/25/2010 12:25:48 AM PST · by Tennessee Nana · 17 replies
    MSNBC ^ | AP
    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Britain's Queen Elizabeth II toured one of the world's largest mosques Wednesday in her first state visit in more than 30 years to the United Arab Emirates, a country with deep British ties. The 84-year-old monarch wore a white hat covered by a gold scarf at Abu Dhabi's Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque, part of a massive marble complex that contains the tomb of the late Sheik Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first president of the UAE after it gained statehood following more than 100 years as a British protectorate. The queen, accompanied by...
  • British Students in Violent Protest Against Tuition Hikes

    Holding signs reading "Free my Future" and "Stop Education Cuts," up to 50,000 students stomped through the streets of London today, protesting both a tuition hike and deep cuts to the education budget. The protests turned violent Wednesday afternoon with protesters and police fighting in front of the Conservative Party's headquarters, the Millbank Tower. Students shattered the glass windows of the tower and hundreds occupied the building for a time. Activists threw water, paper, and even a fire extinguisher from the roof of the political headquarters
  • Westminster Abbey (background information)

    09/18/2010 12:12:07 AM PDT · by Salvation · 6 replies · 1+ views
    ThePapalVisit.org ^ | 09-17-10 | ThePapalVisit.org
    Westminster Abbey  History Westminster Abbey was a royal church from its first beginnings, it still has the shrine of its principal founder, the Anglo-Saxon king and saint, Edward the Confessor, at the heart of the building. Since Edward’s death in 1066 his successors have come to this church to be crowned, and seventeen of them lie buried within its walls. More than a million people now visit Westminster Abbey each year. Several thousand people are buried in Westminster Abbey, and the many tombs and memorials form an extraordinary collection of monumental sculpture. Though it is now well over four hundred...
  • Pope Benedict’s Scylla and Charybdis in Britain: the Media and His Own Bishops

    09/07/2010 1:29:19 PM PDT · by topher · 109 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 7, 2010 | Commentary by Hilary White
    Tuesday September 7, 2010 Pope Benedict’s Scylla and Charybdis in Britain: the Media and His Own Bishops Commentary by Hilary WhiteROME, September 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – So, hands up everyone who thought the papal visit to Britain, set for September 16, was going to be a smash success; a revelation of the orderliness, devotion and unity of British Catholicism, and of the dedication of the secular media to cool, even-handed objectivity. Anyone? … Bueller? Watching the cringeworthy festival of pre-visit idiocy bursting out of Britain, both secular and ecclesiastical, has been a lesson for many in just how deeply...
  • Princess Diana was a 'manipulator,' former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says in new memoir

    Princess Diana was captivating, over-emotional and a "manipulator," former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says in his new memoir. "I really liked her and, of course, was as big a sucker for a beautiful princess as the next man: but I was wary too," Blair wrote, saying he was on guard against her "wildness of emotions," referring to her as an "unpredictable meteor." In Blair's "A Journey," he discusses his meeting with Diana a month before her tragic death in a 1997 car crash to tell the Princess of Wales that her relationship with millionaire Egyptian playboy Dodi Fayed was...
  • Want to protect the poor? Then give them jobs (the U.K. is waking up)

    06/28/2010 7:20:59 PM PDT · by bamahead · 33 replies · 1+ views
    Telegraph ^ | June 26, 2010 | Janet Daley
    At last, we are having the right argument for our time. Virtually everybody who is in touch with political reality now accepts that the old contest – socialism vs capitalism – is over. We all believe, with greater or lesser degrees of enthusiasm, in free-market economics. So the real source of contention that remains is the size and role of the state. Anyone who thinks that this is a puny arena – that the boundaries of debate have shrunk to a less inspirational, purely managerial scale – is mistaken. The passion with which those on the Left are now defending...
  • Tories and Lib Dems edge towards power-sharing deal

    05/10/2010 8:16:45 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 4 replies · 279+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | May 10 2010 | James Kirkup
    The Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats are edging towards a power-sharing deal that could see David Cameron become Britain’s new prime minister this week. MPs and officials from both parties said that an outline agreement could be agreed within the day. It is believed that the deal would stop short of a full coalition where the Lib Dems would get seats in the Cabinet.
  • Britain rejects Eurozone bailout fund

    05/09/2010 10:11:24 AM PDT · by Need4Truth · 13 replies · 427+ views
    ABC News ^ | May 5, 2010 | unknown
    European Union finance ministers meeting to consider ways to prevent the Greek debt crisis from spreading across Europe have hit a roadblock, with Britain announcing they will refuse to underwrite a bailout fund worth some $60 billion.
  • UK: Muslim chef who went down the wrong road and eat pork

    12/23/2009 2:31:41 PM PST · by knighthawk · 11 replies · 811+ views
    The Sikh Times ^ | December 21 2009
    62-year-old Muslim, Hasanali Khoja has made a mockert of Islamic beliefs, he took his employer to court accusing them of forcing him to handle port products, but all the time he was happily eating sausage and bacon rolls. Khoja took his employer Metropolitan Police to court and lost the lost a claim of religious discrimination after complaining he was forced to cook sausages and bacon faces a legal bill of more than £75,000. The Muslim chief claimed his bosses were putting undue pressure on him and felt 'stressed and humiliated' when it was suggested he use tongs and wear gloves...
  • Honour crime up by 40% due to rising fundamentalism

    12/08/2009 2:05:47 PM PST · by knighthawk · 12 replies · 667+ views
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 07 2009 | Rebecca Camber
    Police have seen 'honour' crime surge by 40 per cent due to rising fundamentalism, new figures show. Honour-based violence, including crimes like murder, rape and kidnap has rocketed in London during the past year. Reported instances of intimidation and attempts at forced marriage have also increased by 60 per cent.
  • The laws that stain Britain’s good name

    11/11/2009 2:29:54 PM PST · by knighthawk · 4 replies · 365+ views
    Times Online ^ | November 10 2009 | John Kampfner
    Libel tourism isn’t just a matter for the media elite. Freedom of speech for everyone is in danger Britain is a pariah state, shunned by its allies and exploited by the unsavoury. The state of English libel laws (Scotland’s provisions are a little better) is so embarrassing that a number of US states have enacted legislation to protect their citizens from our courts. London is the global centre of libel tourism. From Middle Eastern potentates to Russian oligarchs, the rich and powerful use our legal system to bully people who try to hold them to account. Sometimes cases make the...
  • Surrender, Genocide… or What?

    10/31/2009 5:36:52 PM PDT · by ventanax5 · 18 replies · 1,173+ views
    A few months ago, I wrote “The Danish Civil War”, a fictional scenario which served to structure a consideration of various issues relating to the rise of Islam in Europe and the likely consequences thereof. The essay finished with the conclusion that Islam constituted an existential threat to the survival of European civilization, and that Islam’s influence on Europe therefore needed to be eliminated. It further concluded that, logically speaking, the various ways of achieving this goal could be broadly subdivided into three categories: 1) inducing Muslims to leave of their own free will, 2) mass deportations, and 3) genocide....
  • Labour wanted mass immigration to make UK more multicultural, says former adviser

    10/25/2009 10:18:19 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 46 replies · 1,658+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | October 23 2009 | Tom Whitehead
    Labour threw open Britain's borders to mass immigration to help socially engineer a "truly multicultural" country, a former Government adviser has revealed. The huge increases in migrants over the last decade were partly due to a politically motivated attempt by ministers to radically change the country and "rub the Right's nose in diversity", according to Andrew Neather, a former adviser to Tony Blair, Jack Straw and David Blunkett. He said Labour's relaxation of controls was a deliberate plan to "open up the UK to mass migration" but that ministers were nervous and reluctant to discuss such a move publicly for...
  • UK: Parents sell virgins aged 12 for sex (to rich Arabs)

    10/20/2009 3:58:36 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 20 replies · 1,295+ views
    The Sun (UK) ^ | October 20 2009 | ANTHONY FRANCE
    BRITISH virgin girls as young as 12 are being sold to mega-rich Arabs for sex at up to £50,000 a time. Parents force the schoolgirls into prostitution and then sell them to millionaire paedophiles. Vice Squad cops nicked three women and a man from Manchester after secretly filming them offering to pimp six girls aged between 14 and 23 at a five-star West London hotel. They also taped the gang bragging how they were prepared to peddle even younger, prepubescent girls.
  • Anti-Islam MP lands in UK

    10/16/2009 8:35:21 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 6 replies · 352+ views
    UK Sun ^ | October 16 2009 | VINCE SOODIN
    Geert Wilders landed at London's Heathrow Airport this morning after winning a court battle to gain entrance to the country. Wilders, who has branded the Koran a "fascist book" in his controversial film Fitna, was barred from coming to Britain in February over fears he could spark religious riots. But the head of the Freedom Party won an appeal against the decision earlier this week.
  • Britain wrong to ban Wilders, says court

    10/13/2009 9:21:35 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 10 replies · 492+ views
    Dutch News ^ | October 13 2009
    Anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders should not have been refused entry to Britain to attend a screening of his film Fitna earlier this year, a British immigration tribunal ruled on Tuesday. Wilders had been invited to the House of Lords, the upper house of the British parliament, for the screening in February, but was told he would be refused entry on public order grounds. Wilders went ahead with the trip and was turned back by immigration officials at Heathrow airport. 'This is a very black day. They are bowing down to Islam by refusing entry to critics,' Wilders said at the...
  • UK: 'Potential terrorists' let into the UK by Mitcham mum and Croydon Home Office worker

    09/28/2009 2:33:45 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 6 replies · 599+ views
    Croydon Guardian ^ | September 28 2009
    Nearly 50 potential terrorists or criminals were let into the UK after a Mitcham immigration officer doctored asylum applications and falsified computer records, a court heard. Aliya Ali, 39, of Windemere Road, was sentenced to five years imprisonment today at Croydon Crown Court after pleading guilty to 12 counts of misconduct in a public office. A total of 44 asylum seekers who should have been deported are thought to be unaccounted for in the UK as a result of the mum-of-two’s deception. The court heard how Ali claimed she only broke the law to help Asian families settle in the...
  • Al-Qaeda warns of 'spectacular attacks' on UK

    08/17/2009 2:27:57 PM PDT · by Sammy67 · 39 replies · 3,554+ views
    ExpressIndia ^ | 8/17/09
    London In an astounding revelation, Al-Qaeda extremists have claimed that home-grown terrorists are plotting to attack targets in Britain. According to reports, in an internet magazine read by thousands of Islamic extremists Al-Qaeda has labeled Britain and Europe as a bigger enemy than the United States. It further says that the strikes are being planned by terrorists living in Britain and others overseas, and warns of “spectacular attacks”, 'The Sun' reports
  • MI6 chief's cover blown on Facebook

    07/05/2009 10:39:37 PM PDT · by Pontiac · 30 replies · 2,148+ views
    THE AUSTRALIAN ^ | 7/6/09 | Jon Hemming
    The wife of the new head of Britain's spy agency has posted pictures of her husband, family and friends on internet networking site Facebook, details which could compromise security, a newspaper said on Sunday. In what the Mail on Sunday called an "extraordinary lapse," the new spy chief's wife, Lady Shelley Sawers, posted family pictures and exposed details of where the couple live and take their holidays and who their friends and relatives are. Publishing the story on its front page and the pictures on a double-page spread, the Mail on Sunday said the information "could potentially be useful to...
  • Scandal of the migrant criminals: High Court frees Somali thug Britain couldn't deport

    06/29/2009 2:21:22 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 6 replies · 489+ views
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 29 2009 | Stephen Wright
    The country's shambolic immigration laws were under the spotlight yesterday after the High Court ordered the release of a prolific criminal who has been fighting deportation for three years. A judge ruled that the 'undesirable' immigrant, who 'embarked on a criminal career' in the UK and still poses a threat of further offending, must be freed from detention. The High Court was told Ahmed Daq, 32, must be released on bail because the Home Office has already held him for three years to facilitate his removal from the UK but there is still no prospect of deportation.
  • Iran 'arrests UK embassy staff'

    06/28/2009 2:22:20 AM PDT · by blueplum · 10 replies · 945+ views
    Guardian UK ^ | Jun 28th, '09 | AP Staff
    Iranian media reported today that authorities have detained eight local employees of the British embassy in Tehran for what is described as their alleged role in post-election protests. The reports by state-run TV and the semi-official Fars news agency provided no further details and could not be verified independently. Iran's rulers have accused the west of stoking unrest following a bitterly disputed June 12 presidential election, singling out Britain and the US for alleged meddling. Last week, Iran expelled two British diplomats, prompting the expulsion of two Iranian diplomats from Britain. Opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi alleges massive fraud in...
  • Banned U.S. shock jock never even tried to visit Britain - now he's suing

    05/07/2009 3:57:54 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 33 replies · 1,431+ views
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 05 2009 | JAMES SLACK and NICOLA BODEN
    A U.S. 'shock jock' DJ named among 16 extremists and fanatics banned from the UK has said he will sue Jacqui Smith for defamation. Michael Savage, who has up to 10 million listeners, branded Home Secretary Jacqui Smith a 'lunatic' and a 'witch' after being named alongside hate preachers and a member of Hamas. Last night lawyers suggested he had a strong case as he had not advocated violence, unlike others on the list. It was thought he could claim up to £200,000 in damages.
  • Asylum seeker who killed girl, 12, in hit and run walks free despite judge recommending deportation

    04/30/2009 3:20:28 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 2 replies · 415+ views
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 29 2009 | Jaya Narain
    A failed asylum seeker who left a young girl dying under the wheels of his car after a hit-and-run accident has been freed to the disgust of her family. Aso Mohammed Ibrahim was due to be deported after his applications for asylum and citizenship were kicked out. But the 31-year-old Iraqi Kurd has been released on bail from custody while he makes yet another appeal to stay in the UK. He says it is too dangerous for him to return to his homeland.
  • Meet the Most Courageous Man in Britain: a Pakistani

    04/01/2009 1:59:10 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 3 replies · 362+ views
    The Brussels Journal ^ | April 01 2009 | Thomas Landen
    To the surprise of many, Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali, the (Anglican) Bishop of Rochester, England, has announced that he will retire next September. The 59-year old Bishop says that he is resigning so that he can work “for endangered or beleaguered Christian minorities both abroad and in the UK.” Bishop Michael and his family live under constant police protection following death threats made in January 2008 after the Bishop had warned that there are several ‘no-go areas’ across Britain where non-Muslims live in danger. His assertion was dismissed, both explicitly by politicians (including Conservatives) who denied the existence of no-go areas...
  • UK: Softly, softly approach let terrorists play the human rights card

    03/24/2009 2:39:22 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 1 replies · 239+ views
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 24 2009 | JAMES SLACK
    Today Jacqui Smith unveiled what the Government claims is 'one of the most comprehensive and wide ranging approaches to tackling terrorism in the world'. The document, named Contest Two, talks at length of the need to 'challenge those who reject the rights to which we are committed, scorn the institutions and values of our parliamentary democracy, dismiss the rule of law and promote intolerance'. Really? What a pity it has taken years of dangerously misguided pandering to extremist groups - and £100 million of taxpayer's cash - before Ministers reached such a blindingly obvious conclusion. For, make no mistake, pandering...
  • UK: Muslims oust popular Head teacher

    03/21/2009 4:52:16 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 6 replies · 647+ views
    The London Daily News ^ | March 20 2009
    The growing influence of Islam in the UK education system is manifesting itself in teachers being sacked and being forced out of their jobs if they oppose a greater role of this religion in British state schools. A High Court ruling has awarded Erica Connor the former head teacher of New Monument School a figure of £400,000 due to "the campaign by two Muslim governors to give Islam a greater presence in a state school". A campaign to oust Connor, it is reported resulted from Muslims at the school who accused the popular head teacher of "Islamophobia" which caused stress...
  • UK: How the Government pays Muslims to vote Labour

    03/17/2009 3:24:13 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 4 replies · 492+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | March 17 2009 | Ed West
    Imagine that you had fallen into a coma the night Tony Blair was elected, and now woke up during the last days of New Labour – what differences would you notice around you? The most striking would be the change in women's fashion. Back in 1997 the country was coming out of recession and the downbeat grunge look, and young ladies were starting to wear short skirts and plunging necklines. Twelve years later and you'll notice the women are dressed more conservatively - far, far more conservatively. Take a tour of any of inner London borough and see how many...
  • Thousands of girls mutilated in Britain

    03/16/2009 2:57:34 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 28 replies · 1,145+ views
    Times Online ^ | March 16 2009 | Richard Kerbaj
    The NHS is offering to reverse female circumcision amid concerns that there are 500 victims a year with no prosecutions The NHS is to advertise free operations to reverse female circumcisions, with experts warning that each year more than 500 British girls have their genitals mutilated. Despite having been outlawed in 1985, female circumcision is still practised in British African communities, in some cases on girls as young as 5. Police have been unable to bring a single prosecution even though they suspect that community elders are being flown from the Horn of Africa to carry out the procedures.
  • Stop pandering to enemies of our way of life (radical islam)

    03/11/2009 3:27:48 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 4 replies · 338+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | March 11 2009 | Ruth Dudley Edwards
    Radical Muslims get special treatment, says Ruth Dudley Edwards The Government's neurotic placating of Islamists has not yet led to the censorship of tabloids for giving vent to occasional outrage. "Hate for Heroes: Muslims in vile demo", declared yesterday's Sun, rightly furious that in Luton 15 or so youths had screamed "terrorists" at a homecoming parade of the Royal Anglia's 2nd Battalion and waved banners calling the soldiers baby-killers and butchers. Other newspapers showed a group of watching women enveloped in abayas and niqabs. In some ways the silent women were the more potent image of what disturbs readers of...
  • Netherlands: Cabinet Ignores Motion to Protest Wilders Ban in EU

    03/11/2009 3:22:24 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 3 replies · 323+ views
    NIS News ^ | March 11 2009
    THE HAGUE, 12/03/09 - The cabinet has ignored a motion in which the Lower House almost unanimously called upon it to complain in the European Union about the United Kingdom's refusal to admit MP Geert Wilders. At the same time, however, the House is accepting that its motion is disregarded. A month ago, Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders could not enter the UK because the British government decided that his criticisms of Islam made him a threat to public safety. The Dutch government expressed its objections, though modestly, calling Wilders' refusal "very regrettable" rather than unacceptable. It but...
  • Brits Officials Can't Get Obama Folks on Phone, U.S. Media Not Picking Up Either

    If the snub of British PM Gordon Brown at the hands of President Obama and his wife weren't enough, now British Cabinet Secretary Sir Gus O'Donnell is saying that Downing Street is finding it "unbelievably difficult" to get hold of officials from Obama's administration. British officials can't seem to ever get past the administration's answer machines as they call here to try and coordinate plans for the coming G20 summit.
  • UK: £90m anti-terrorism project is fanning the flames of extremism

    03/09/2009 2:29:21 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 4 replies · 298+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | March 09 2009 | Duncan Gardham
    A new generation of Muslims is being radicalised using the very Government funds that are supposed to be fighting the problem, a new report by the Policy Exchange think-tank says. An obsession with talking to extremists means that moderates are being ignored, leaving the stage clear for radicalisation, according to the report. The Government is "underwriting the very Islamist ideology which spawns an illiberal, intolerant and anti-western world view" the report says.
  • British-born Muslims supplied equipment to al-Qaeda

    03/09/2009 2:24:42 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 7 replies · 299+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | March 09 2009
    Three British-born Muslims acted as quartermasters, supplying equipment to the Taliban and al-Qaeda fighting British squaddies on the Pakistani-Afghani border. The three along with a Muslim convert were part of a Birmingham terror cell whose leader was convicted of plotting to kidnap and behead a British soldier on video, the Old Bailey was told. Using the earthquake in Pakistan in late 2005 as a cover, the three collected funds from their community on the pretext of sending out humanitarian aid.
  • UK migrant total is 'three times the world average'

    03/09/2009 2:20:31 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 8 replies · 375+ views
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 09 2009 | James Slack
    The proportion of people living in Britain who were born overseas is more than three times the international average, it emerged last night. Eleven per cent of British residents were born abroad, against the global figure of 3 per cent. The campaign group Migrationwatch UK said the findings dispelled the Government's 'misleading' claims that very high levels of immigration to Britain had been consistent with world trends.
  • Barack Obama 'too tired' to give proper welcome to Gordon Brown

    03/08/2009 5:27:07 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 83 replies · 2,369+ views
    Telegraph.Co,UK ^ | 10:03PM GMT 07 Mar 2009 | Tim Shipman in Washington
    Barack Obama's offhand approach to Gordon Brown's Washington visit last week came about because the president was facing exhaustion over America's economic crisis and is unable to focus on foreign affairs, the Sunday Telegraph has been toldSources close to the White House say Mr Obama and his staff have been "overwhelmed" by the economic meltdown and have voiced concerns that the new president is not getting enough rest. British officials, meanwhile, admit that the White House and US State Department staff were utterly bemused by complaints that the Prime Minister should have been granted full-blown press conference and a formal...
  • Muslim medics refuse to roll up their sleeves in hygiene crackdown - it's against their religion

    02/28/2009 9:53:31 AM PST · by knighthawk · 64 replies · 1,669+ views
    UK Daily Mail ^ | Februari 27 2009
    Health officials are having crisis talks with Muslim medical staff who have objected to hospital hygiene rules because of religious beliefs. Medics in hospitals in at least three major English cities have refused to follow the regulations aimed at helping tackle superbugs because of their faith, it has been revealed. Women medical students at Alder Hey children's hospital in Liverpool objected to rolling up their sleeves when washing their hands and removing arm coverings in theatre, claiming it is regarded as immodest.