Free Republic 2nd Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $54,770
Woo hoo!! And we're now over 62%!! Thank you all very much for your continuing support!

Keyword: forceofreason

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • My Courageous Hero: Oriana Fallaci (Babara Simpson: Go Thou To Valhalla, Oriana! Alert)

    09/17/2006 10:36:53 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 7 replies · 637+ views ^ | 09/18/06 | Barbara Simpson
    I envision her as a Viking warrior, whose body is sent to the gods on a fiery barge with all the honors due. Oriana Fallaci was outspoken, courageous, dedicated, talented, passionate and honest – in her personal life and in her writings as a journalist, reporter and novelist. And now she's gone. The call, early Friday morning, brought me the news I dreaded. Oriana Fallaci had died at 3 a.m. in a private clinic in the city of her birth, Florence, Italy. She was 77. She is survived by siblings and their children. I cried. I felt I knew her...
  • BOOKSTORE CENSORS [SF clerk calls Fallaci "Fascist"]

    03/11/2006 7:45:47 AM PST · by aculeus · 52 replies · 1,368+ views
    The New York Post ^ | March 11, 2006 | By CATHY SEIPP
    A FRIEND of mine took his daughter to visit the famous City Lights in San Francisco, explaining that this store is important because years ago it sold books no other store would - even, perhaps especially, books whose ideas many people found offensive. So, though my friend is no Ward Churchill fan, he didn't really mind the prominent display of books by the guy who famously called 9/11 victims "little Eichmanns." But it did occur to him that perhaps the long-delayed English translation of Oriana Fallaci's new book, "The Force of Reason," might finally be available, and that, because Fallaci's...
  • The Fascists of Free Speech (Absolutely unbelievable liberal hypocrisy!)

    03/01/2006 6:04:00 PM PST · by TFFKAMM · 34 replies · 1,775+ views
    Los Angeles Times | 2/25/06 | Catherine Seipp
    A FRIEND OF MINE took his young daughter to visit the famous City Lights bookstore in San Francisco, explaining to her that the place is important because years ago it sold books no other store would — even, perhaps especially, books whose ideas many people found offensive. So, although my friend is no fan of Ward Churchill, the faux Indian and discredited professor who notoriously called 9/11 victims "little Eichmanns," he didn't really mind seeing piles of Churchill's books prominently displayed on a table as he walked in. However, it did occur to him that perhaps the long-delayed English translation...
  • Trial over Italian Islam 'insult'

    05/24/2005 5:48:00 PM PDT · by Alex Marko · 97 replies · 1,838+ views
    Controversial Italian journalist Oriana Fallaci is to face trial for allegedly insulting the Muslim faith in her latest book, a court in Italy says. Ms Fallaci is being sued by the head of the Muslim Union of Italy, who says The Force of Reason is defamatory. The journalist caused an uproar with The Rage and the Pride, published two weeks after the 11 September attacks. In it, she said Western culture was superior to Islam and Muslim immigrants in the West had "multiplied like rats". Her lawyers have defended her right to express controversial opinions. "At the heart of her...
  • Forceful Reason: Fallaci issues a wake-up call to Europe.

    05/04/2004 7:03:20 AM PDT · by Eurotwit · 87 replies · 652+ views
    National Review ^ | May 04, 2004, 8:34 a.m | Lorenzo Vidino
    Oriana Fallaci" is not a household name in the United States, but it cannot be uttered in Europe without generating a heated reaction. Even though her 2002 book, The Rage and the Pride, was translated into English (by Fallaci herself) and sold many copies in the U.S., it was on the other side of the ocean that intellectuals, politicians, and ordinary citizens passionately debated the views of the celebrated Italian journalist. The Rage and the Pride is either loved or hated; the positions Fallaci takes in it leave no middle ground. Outraged by the events of 9/11, Fallaci criticizes both...
  • Oriana Fallaci: A New Book

    04/10/2004 9:40:50 AM PDT · by Hank Kerchief · 19 replies · 771+ views
    The Autonomist - ASAP ^ | 4/7/04 | Reginald Firehammer
         4/7/04  Oriana Fallaci:  A New Book Oriana Fallaci has a published a new Book: The Force of Reason (La Forza della Ragione) "Europe becomes more and more a province of Islam, a colony of Islam. And Italy is an outpost of that province, a stronghold of that colony," the book says. "In each of our cities lies a second city: a Muslim city, a city run by the Quran. A stage in the Islamic expansionism." If this book is anything like The Rage and The Pride it is a must read. I cannot say enough good about this...