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  • Sen. Graham: Trump ‘Understands We Are in a Religious War’

    11/01/2017 12:13:55 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 50 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/01/2017 | Susan Jones
    “The one thing I like about President Trump, he understands that we’re in a religious war,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Tuesday night, hours after a legal immigrant from Uzbekistan rammed his rented truck into people enjoying a sunny day on a lower Manhattan bike path, killing eight of them.The terrorist, apparently acting on behalf of ISIS, ended his mile long rampage when he crashed into a school bus. A policeman shot and injured him. He is expected to survive.Graham told Fox News the American people need to know, “We’re fighting people who are compelled by their religious views to kill us all. They kill fellow Muslims...
  • Trump Likens Terrorism Fight to Poland's Resistance to Nazis

    07/08/2017 5:24:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 8, 2017 | Debra J. Saunders
    An enthusiastic Polish crowd chanted President Donald Trump's name and "USA, USA, USA" as the American president gave a valentine of a speech in Warsaw's Krasinski Square by a memorial to the 1944 Polish Uprising. In a half hour, Trump essentially wrapped America in Polish history and likened the Poles' resistance to the Nazis -- most dramatically in a 63-day pitched battle that left more than 150,000 Poles dead and Warsaw a ruin -- to America's and the West's fight against radical Islamist terrorism. "The fundamental question of our time is whether the West has the will to survive,"...
  • Gingrich: Trump ‘Landmark’ Warsaw Speech Best Since FDR ‘This Is a War About Civilization’

    07/07/2017 8:36:21 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 6,2017 | by Jeff Poor
    Gingrich told fill-in Laura Ingraham the speech was much like the one former President Ronald Reagan gave in 1982 to British parliament and laid out the “struggle” the West is facing with Islamic terrorism and “bureaucratic secularists.” “I thought it was very much like Reagan’s 1982 speech at Westminster, which was one of his best speeches,” Gingrich said. “Trump is describing in a way almost no American president has since Franklin Delano Roosevelt that this is a war about civilization — that we are in a struggle. And I thought he was particularly courageous in pointing out that not only...
  • An earlier battle in the clash of civilizations - May 29, 1453: the fall of Constantinople.

    05/29/2017 6:27:34 AM PDT · by harpygoddess · 14 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 05/29/2017 | Harpygoddess
    Today is the anniversary of the fall of Constantinople in 1453 to an Ottoman army under the 21-year-old Sultan Mehmet II after a siege of seven weeks. The last Byzantine emperor, Constantine XI Paliailogos, died in the final defense of the city, and the ensuing orgy of pillage and massacre brought the eastern Roman empire to a decisive end. Founded as Byzantium in the 7th century B.C. by Greek colonists from Megara, Constantinople (now Istanbul) sits at the junction of the Sea of Marmara and the Bosphorus, which leads to the Black Sea, about 15 miles to the northeast. This...
  • Clinton endorses Trump's immigration stance

    09/19/2016 3:38:09 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 12 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 09-19-16 | DrJohn
    Donald Trump has been widely scorned by the liberal elite for his stances on immigration. Trump called for a pause in immigration to "find out what’s going on.” Not unexpectedly, that statement was bastardized by the liberal media into a total and complete ban on Muslims for all time. In August Trump refined his plan to call for "extreme vetting" of immigrants: To fight “radical Islamic terrorism” and to “make America safe again,” Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump proposed today administering a new, ideological test for immigrants who want to enter the United States. “We should only admit into this...
  • FOX NEWS LIVE STREAM | DONALD TRUMP ON HANNITY TOWN HALL 10:00 pm TONIGHT| MIKE PENCE

    08/17/2016 6:57:54 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 63 replies
    Live feed for cable cutters who want to see Mr. Trump's Town Hall on FoxNews. Live feeds can be kind of sketchy so I'll post a new feed link if this one gives out. For now this link seems to be working pretty well.
  • Newt is Wrong: Islam is Not at War with Western Civilization

    07/15/2016 8:57:10 PM PDT · by Behind the Blue Wall · 105 replies
    Vanity | July 15, 2016 | Behind the Blue Wall
    Islam is at war with Kafirs, i.e. "unbelievers" who reject Islam. A cursory look around the globe will see Muslims slaughtering non-Muslims in not only Europe and America, but also Africa and Asia. In fact, they've killed far more Christians in Nigeria and Hindus in India than they have atheists in Europe. And of course they've killed far more Muslims who are "Kafirs" because they don't subscribe to the right particular interpretation of Islam. By casting it as "Islam versus the West" it allows the SJW types to make it seem as though this is just another chapter in the...
  • The World Should Be Concerned About Trump For President (From Qatar)

    01/26/2016 1:14:37 PM PST · by Red Steel · 85 replies
    Gulf Times ^ | January 26 2016 11:47 PM
    Republican front-runner Donald Trump has broken just about every rule of conventional US presidential campaigning. Short on a long-term political vision to help shape the destiny of the nation, he has gleefully insulted Muslims, Mexicans, women and virtually all of his opponents. A Trump-in-the-White-House scenario poses high stakes for the Gulf region. Gulf Arabs could pull billion in investment money from the US if Trump, who triggered a global outrage when he advocated a temporary ban on all Muslims entering the US, wins the presidency later this year, prominent UAE businessman Khalaf al-Habtoor said. Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal,...
  • New York City has received ‘credible’ threat: sources

    12/22/2015 1:13:55 PM PST · by SamAdams76 · 161 replies
    Pix 11 News ^ | December 22, 2015 | BY SAMANTHA TATA AND NICOLE JOHNSON,
    NEW YORK - A "credible threat" has been lodged against New York City, days ahead of Christmas and during an especially busy time of the year when tourists flock to the Big Apple, law enforcement sources told PIX11 News Tuesday. Top NYPD brass including Commissioner William Bratton held an emergency meeting Tuesday to discuss the threat and their response to it, sources said. Few details were released about the nature of the threat. A federal law enforcement source said the threat is not specific and could take place in several major U.S. cities. All New York City police officers received...
  • The Ugly Truth Donald Trump Has Exposed

    12/13/2015 2:00:02 PM PST · by SatinDoll · 265 replies
    The Market-Ticker ^ | Dec. 13, 2015 | Karl Denninger
    The fear in both the GOP and Democratic party is visible at the surface when it comes to Trump, and it's not that he's any of what they've accused him of. No, it's really much simpler than that, and both Republican and Democrat parties, along with the mainstream media, are utterly terrified that you, the average American, is going to figure out what underlies all of these institutions in America. No, it's not that they're evil. It's worse, for evil frequently is recognized and fought back yet for decades America has not awakened to what has been going on in...
  • How to Beat Islamic State

    12/12/2015 8:59:26 AM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 12 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | December 11, 2015 | By MAAJID NAWAZ
    Islam is a religion, and like any other faith, it is internally diverse. Islamism, by contrast, is the desire to impose a single version of Islam on an entire society. Islamism is not Islam, but it is an offshoot of Islam. It is Muslim theocracy. In much the same way, jihad is a traditional Muslim idea connoting struggle—sometimes a personal spiritual struggle, sometimes a struggle against an external enemy. Jihadism, however, is something else entirely: It is the doctrine of using force to spread Islamism. President Barack Obama and many liberal-minded commentators have been hesitant to call this Islamist ideology...
  • Poll: Majority Of Americans View Islam Negatively, Including Democrats (YouGov/HuffPost!)

    12/10/2015 11:39:03 AM PST · by quesney · 40 replies
    A majority of Americans have a negative view of Islam after the terrorist attacks in Paris and California, including a majority of Democrats. Fifty-eight percent of Americans now have an unfavorable opinion of Islam, according to the latest YouGov/Huffpost poll of Americans. That number includes 45 percent of Democrats, 58 percent of Independents and 75 percent of Republicans. Only 27 percent of Democrats have a favorable opinion of Islam while 45 percent, nearly twice as many have an unfavorable view. Only 11 percent of Republicans and 15 percent of Independents have a favorable view of the religion. Only 23 percent...
  • CAIR-Los Angeles Chief Hussam Ayloush Blames America for “Extremism” and Terrorism

    12/04/2015 7:59:06 PM PST · by LSUfan · 36 replies
    Terror Trends Bulletin ^ | 4 Dec 15 | Christopher W. Holton
    Once again we have been confronted with an outrageous statement from an official of CAIR, the Muslim Brotherhood front group that has been implicated in terrorist activity. Hussam Ayloush, the head of CAIR’s Los Angeles chapter, blamed US foreign policy for terrorism and “extremism” in the wake of the horrific San Bernardino Jihad attack that killed 14 innocent civilians and wounded 21 more. If US foreign policy is responsible for “extremism” and terrorism, we have a few questions for Mr. Ayloush. We won’t hold our breath waiting for him to provide answers…
  • Loretta Lynch Vows to Prosecute Those Who Use 'Anti-Muslim' Speech That 'Edges Toward Violence'

    12/04/2015 3:05:19 PM PST · by yoe · 124 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | December 4, 2015 | James Barrett
    he day after a horrific shooting spree by what appears to be a radicalized Muslim man and his partner in San Bernardino, California, Attorney General Loretta Lynch pledged to a group of Muslim activists that she would take aggressive action against anyone who used "anti-Muslim rhetoric" that "edges toward violence." Speaking to the audience at the Muslim Advocate's 10th anniversary dinner Thursday, Lynch said her "greatest fear" is the "incredibly disturbing rise of anti-Muslim rhetoric" in America and vowed to prosecute any guilty of what she deemed violence-inspiring speech. "The fear that you have just mentioned is in fact my...
  • Rev. Graham: ‘Islam Has Declared War On the World … They Want To Destroy Us’

    11/19/2015 3:32:55 PM PST · by markomalley · 12 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/19/15 | Michael W. Chapman
    Reflecting on the numerous attacks by radical Muslims since 9/11, including the recent Paris massacres, Rev. Franklin Graham said “Islam has declared war on the world,” their “goal is world domination,” and America must join with her allies “to destroy this enemy.”He also stressed that given the “great peril” the world is in because of radical Islam, we need to pray for God’s “mercy” and “His protection,” and he added that America must “turn to God before it is too late.”Franklin Graham, head of the international Christian relief group Samaritan’s Purse and the son of pastor Billy Graham, said in...
  • France, Russia strike Islamic State; Hollande, Putin to meet

    11/17/2015 11:53:28 AM PST · by jpl · 20 replies
    Reuters ^ | Tuesday November 17, 2015 | Chine Labbe and Crispian Balmer
    France and Russia bombed Islamic State targets in Syria on Tuesday, punishing the group for attacks in Paris and against a Russian airliner that together killed 353 people, and made the first tentative steps toward a possible military alliance. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a coordinated onslaught in Paris on Friday and the downing of a Russian charter jet over Sinai on Oct. 31, saying they were in retaliation for French and Russian air raids in Iraq and Syria. Still reeling from the Paris carnage that killed 129 people, France formally requested European Union assistance in its battle and...
  • Poll: Terrorism surges to No. 1 issue, most want ISIS attacked

    11/16/2015 9:26:24 PM PST · by GonzoII · 76 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 11/16/15 | Paul Bedard
    Terrorism has vaulted to the nation's No. 1 issue as Americans say they are as concerned about attacks as they were after the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, according to a new poll. A Reuters/Ipsos poll said that virtually everybody has heard of the ISIS attacks in Paris, pushing terrorism into a tie with the economy, not global warming as Democratic candidates have claimed. The poll also found that 60 percent of Americans want Washington to do more to attack ISIS, though they prefer air strikes over troop involvement. The details of the poll:
  • War between Christian Nations and Muslim Nations

    03/09/2015 10:16:06 AM PDT · by juliosevero · 15 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    War between Christian Nations and Muslim Nations: A Table Talk between an American Economist and Young Muslims in Indonesia By Julio Severo In the early 1970s, economist John Perkins was in Indonesia and had an interesting table talk with some young Muslims, reported in his book “Confessions of an Economic Hit Man [Berrett-Koehler Publishers: 2004], pp. 45-46.” Their talk: Muslim young woman: “Back in the fifties he [Arnold Toynbee] predicted that the real war in the next century would not be between Communists and capitalists, but between Christians and Muslims.” Perkins: “Arnold Toynbee said that?” I was stunned. Muslim...
  • The Rise and Fall and Rise of Zahi Hawass

    05/25/2013 6:49:06 AM PDT · by Renfield · 17 replies
    Smithsonian Magazine ^ | 6/2013 | Joshua Hammer
    Zahi Hawass doesn’t like what he’s seeing. Clad in his familiar denim safari suit and wide-brimmed bush hat, the famed archaeologist is standing inside the burial vault of the Step Pyramid of Djoser, a six-tiered, lopsided mound of limestone blocks constructed nearly 5,000 years ago. The huge, gloomy space is filled with scaffolding. A restoration and conservation project, at Saqqara outside Cairo, initiated by Hawass in 2002, has been shoring up the sagging ceiling and walls and staving off collapse. But the February 2011 revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak—and also ended Hawass’ controversial reign as the supreme chief of all...
  • Christianity and Islam: Cooperation or Conflict? (The Great Chasm Between Christianity and Islam)

    04/22/2013 2:15:08 PM PDT · by NYer · 11 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | April 21, 2013 | William Kilpatrick
    Robert Spencer has written a dozen books on Islam, as well as thousands of pages of commentary on Islamic law, scripture, and tradition, but this may be his most significant book yet because of its potential to alert Christians to a dangerous gap in their knowledge of Islam. Christian leaders are badly in need of a wake-up call about Islam and this is a wake-up call that is hard to ignore. Not Peace but a Sword asks questions about the relationship between Christianity and Islam that few others are asking, even though they are questions that beg for answers....