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  • New York: Muslim suing Costco for religious discrimination (Cashier won't accept pork purchases)

    03/03/2015 11:17:13 AM PST · by Titus-Maximus · 55 replies
    Jihadwatch ^ | 3/1/2015 | Robert Spencer
    “He tells Eyewitness News exclusively that when he refused to work with pork, the major retailer sent him outside to gather carts. ‘Just because you have a different belief, that doesn’t give anybody the right to treat you different,’ said Jean Camara, suing Costco.” Note the paradox: he is claiming that he was subjected to religious discrimination, when what really happened was that he was prevented from discriminating against non-Muslim customers by refusing to act as cashier for those with pork and alcohol.
  • The West Misses the Point—and Lesson of Buddhist Anti-Muslim Sentiment

    03/03/2015 9:19:50 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 03/03/2015 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Ongoing reports decrying “anti-Muslim” Buddhists seem to miss the point: this antipathy did not appear out of thin air but rather in response to Islamic aggression—the same Islamic aggression the rest of the world is trying to cope with. A Financial Times editorial titled “Buddhist militancy triggers international concern” opens by describing the “traumatic first-hand view” of a Muslim woman whose home was attacked and possessions plundered by Buddhists in Sri Lanka. Says the woman: “If I could meet those responsible, I would ask: ‘Sir, does your Lord Buddha teach this?’”Some paragraphs down, readers discover that her home was attacked...
  • Bank Records Reveal the Saudi Millions Behind the Boston Marathon Bombers' Mosque

    03/03/2015 6:47:21 AM PST · by LSUfan · 17 replies
    APT ^ | 1 March 15 | ILYA FEOKTISTOV
    The Islamic Society of Boston (ISB), whose Cambridge mosque the Boston Marathon bombers attended during their increasing radicalization, was in large part established with money from Saudi Arabian elites. Indeed, former Saudi Minister of Petroleum Zaki Yamani gave the keynote speech at the celebration marking the transfer of public City of Boston land to the ISB for less than 10% of its market value to build the ISBCC mega-mosque. Now, for the first time, Americans for Peace and Tolerance is making publicly available the names of wealthy Saudi and Gulf sources who together paid for over $8.6 million of the...
  • Weston teacher faces discipline over alleged slur of Muslim student [CAIR pumps victimhood]

    03/03/2015 4:52:50 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 32 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 3/3/15 | Feltgen
    A Cypress Bay High School French teacher could lose her job after allegedly calling a Muslim student a “rag-head Taliban.” ....“I shield my son from every hate I can. I am very careful and pay attention to that sort of thing, so I sat him down and explained” about the ultraconservative political and religious faction.... “Her apology was robotic and empty and rehearsed,” he said. “She said it was an innocent joke and then started rolling her eyes and was huffing and puffing when I asked her questions. “She, as a teacher, has a responsibility. Look, as a Middle-Eastern man,...
  • Obama’s Empowerment of Islam

    03/02/2015 8:37:24 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/02/15 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    Obama is careful about using the Islamic label because he wishes to either appease them, or support them, in their bloody endeavors Numerous conversations I have with folks have shown me that there are a number of people out there that not only believe that President Obama is an anti-American President, but that he is a Muslim. In the end, it is all speculation, for Barack Obama has never given anyone indisputable evidence regarding his faith, which is why Scott Walker accurately indicated he had no idea what Obama’s faith is. However, regardless of if you believe that Obama owns...
  • Warren dings Walker over comments on unions and ISIS

    03/01/2015 7:27:45 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/28/2015 | Kevin Cirilli
    Warren, who is closely aligned with progressive union groups, ripped Walker in a tweet Saturday for what some saw as a comparison between union members and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria: "If Scott Walker sees 100,000 teachers & firefighters as his enemies, maybe it's time we take a closer look at his friends.” In a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, Walker said, “If I can take on 100,000 protestors, I can do the same across the world.” Walker, a possible 2016 presidential candidate for the GOP, tried to walk back his comments after his...
  • Agonizing over the true Islam

    02/28/2015 4:15:22 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 24 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | FEBRUARY 28, 2015 | ANTHONY FUREY
    Some charter member of the political correctness brigade is probably sitting in a Starbucks right now arguing that the three men arrested in New York City Wednesday for allegedly trying to join ISIS and attack Coney Island just had “economic grievances” that were likely to end in “workplace violence.” That’s how twisted the way we talk about terror and religion has become. One would think it takes a particular lack of worldliness to argue that there’s not much Islamic about the Islamic State. That’s why it’s troubling to read the New York Times’ globetrotting everyman Thomas Friedman do almost that...
  • AP Essay: 'Jihadi John' won't have the same impact unmasked (Hurl Alert)

    03/01/2015 10:03:29 AM PST · by DJ MacWoW · 13 replies
    AP ^ | Mar 1, 2015 12:16 PM (ET) | GREGORY KATZ
    For one thing, with his identity known, and the global distribution of pictures of him looking slightly goofy in an ill-fitting Pittsburgh Pirates baseball cap, Emwazi may become less sinister to viewers, less able to send chills up the spines of people who abhor Islamic State's claim to be killing civilians in the name of Islam. If he kills again on camera, the element of surprise will be gone and the reaction may well be, "Oh, him again."
  • Why Do Gays, Feminists, Actors, Comedians And Whiny Atheists Give Islam A Pass?

    03/01/2015 6:06:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 1, 2015 | Doug Giles
    For the life of me, I can’t figure out why sassy gays, frothy feminists, liberals in Hollywood, late night comedians and whiny atheists continue to rail against Christians while saying jack-squat against Islam. Look, I get why Obama skips slamming Islam. He grew up a Muslim. He’s got quite the Muslim name. And … despite all of his Jesus talk and twenty-years of being under the tutelage of Reverend “Goddam America” Jeremiah Wright’s discipleship, everything he says and does screams he’s way chummier with Mohammed than Jesus. So … I get Obama’s reticence to rebuke the Religion Of Perpetual Rage...
  • FROM THE PASTOR

    02/28/2015 6:41:57 PM PST · by 9thLife · 2 replies
    Church of Saint Michael, New York City ^ | March 1, 2015 | by Fr. George W. Rutler
    The Transfiguration is celebrated on the sixth of August, but an account of it is also proclaimed as the liturgical Gospel in Lent, because it was a way that the Lord prepared Peter, James and John for the Crucifixion. These were the same apostles who would be with the Lord as he sweat blood the night before his death. Immediately after Christ’s transfiguration, he would cure an epileptic suffering a violent seizure at the foot of the mountain: glory and agony within a few hours. The unearthly light that shone from Christ on the mountaintop strengthened the apostles for when...
  • Violent clashes break out during anti-Islam march in Newcastle City (UK)

    02/28/2015 1:31:10 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 18 replies
    UK Daily mail ^ | 2-28-2015 | Ollie Gillman
    here were violent clashes on the streets of Newcastle today as hundreds of demonstrators from controversial anti-Islam group Pegida were met by a 2,000-strong counter-protest. Around 400 people from the far-right group were shouted down by the counter-demonstration, with scuffles breaking out as the rally made its way through the city centre, leading to five arrests. The rival demonstrations against the anti-Islam march were led by Respect MP George Galloway who spoke at the pro-Islam rally, branding the far-right protesters a 'German Nazi group'.
  • 'Knives are out': Hawaii Dem faces backlash for taking on Obama over 'Islamist' extremism

    02/28/2015 4:46:49 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 33 replies
    FOX News ^ | February 28, 2015 | By Malia Zimmerman
    She was Hawaii's golden girl after winning a seat in Congress with support from top liberal groups, but now that Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has been critical of President Obama, her political reputation in the bluest of blue states is taking a hit. That isn’t stopping the twice-deployed 33-year-old Army veteran from continuing to challenge the president, her home state's favorite son, over his refusal to identify terror groups like the Islamic State as driven by "radical Islam.” “Every soldier knows this simple fact: If you don't know your enemy, you will not be able to defeat him,” Gabbard told...
  • Onward Christian Soldiers: Self-Styled Revolutionary Trains Faithful To Fight ISIS (Crusaders?)

    02/27/2015 5:04:51 PM PST · by blam · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2-27-2015 | Hollie McKay
    Hollie McKay February 27, 2015 Just 12 miles north of the ISIS-controlled city of Mosul, an American filmmaker and self-styled revolutionary is running a boot camp for Christians willing and able to fight for their lives and faith against the murderous Islamic terror organization. Matthew VanDyke, an award-winning documentary filmmaker who escaped a Libyan prison after going there to help overthrow Col. Muammar Qaddafi in 2011, is helping to train hundreds of long-persecuted Assyrian Christians in everything from firearms to close quarters combat. VanDyke, who founded the security contracting firm company Sons of Liberty (SOLI), is working with an unnamed...
  • Rev. Graham: ‘Washington Has Been Infiltrated by Muslims... [Revelation 12]

    02/27/2015 3:29:19 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 21 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | 2/27/2015 | Michael W. Chapman
    While commenting on whether Western countries can unite to defeat Islamic radicals, Rev. Franklin Graham said one of the major problems is that Western governments have “been infiltrated by Muslims,” and in the United States in particular Muslims “are advising the White House.” They “are part of the problem,” said Rev. Graham. “And we see this also in Western Europe. They have gotten into the halls of power and they are an influence.” The reverend made his remarks on the Feb. 26 edition of The O’Reilly Factor. Asked by host Bill O'Reilly why he thinks "the world will not unite...
  • German tank battalion to be activated amid Russia crisis

    02/27/2015 2:04:57 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 117 replies
    dw.de ^ | Feb 27, 2015 | Deutsche Welle
    Germany plans to activate a tank battalion that exists only on paper as it seeks to increase the country's military capability. The defense minister spoke of a "changed security situation" amid the conflict in Ukraine. In a magazine interview published on Friday, German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said the tank battalion, based in Bergen in the state of Lower Saxony, would receive more equipment and personnel as part of efforts to redress what she called "an investment bottleneck." She also told the magazine, which is published by the German Bundeswehr, that already existing units would be equipped with...
  • Attackers in Bangladesh hack to death American blogger

    02/27/2015 9:20:21 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 25 replies
    MyFoxNY ^ | 2-27-2015 | JULHAS ALAM
    A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday. The attack Thursday night on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen, occurred on a crowded sidewalk as he and his wife, Rafida Ahmed, were returning from a book fair at Dhaka University. Ahmed, who is also a blogger, was seriously injured. It was the latest in a series of attacks on secular writers in Bangladesh in recent years. A previously unknown militant group, Ansar Bangla 7, claimed responsibility for the attack, Assistant Police...
  • Our Islamic State Department and the Islamic State

    02/27/2015 9:06:36 AM PST · by IChing · 6 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 2/27/15 | Donald Joy
    Recently I was sampling documentaries about ISIS on YouTube. An early scene in one of them takes place at an ISIS-manned checkpoint on a long, straight highway in the Syrian desert. Several large commercial trucks approach the checkpoint, and are forced to stop by the Islamic State thugs. The documentary filmmaker captured what happened next, as if it was just an ordinary day in the caliphate. Three truck drivers are ordered out of their cabs, and they are interrogated while standing there in the road in the hot sun. Their identification papers are scrutinized, and as they plead that they...
  • Imagine the word Nazi in front of Obama and the Democrats’ appointees

    02/27/2015 8:54:42 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 17 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/27/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Imagine it is 1942 and Democrat President Franklin D. Roosevelt has just announced a series of appointments to his inner circle and the then Democrat infected Congress did the same. Now imagine the word “Nazi” before the names of each of the people they appointed. Imagine these people actually being certified Nazis instead of certified Muslims: John Brennan, current head of the CIA: Nazi/Muslim; Obama top advisor Valerie Jarrett: Nazi/Muslim born in [Germany] – Iran where her parents still live; Leading Democrat pretender to the presidency, Hillary Clinton’s top advisor, Huma Abedin is a Nazi/Muslim whose mother and brother are...
  • Obama’s Self-Professed “Confusion” About Islamic Terror

    02/27/2015 4:50:56 AM PST · by SJackson · 3 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 27, 2015 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Obama’s Self-Professed “Confusion” About Islamic TerrorPosted By Raymond Ibrahim On February 27, 2015 @ 12:30 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 3 Comments During the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month, U.S. President Obama tried to shield Islam from criticism by depicting Christianity as equally violent and intolerant (via comments about crusades, inquisitions, and “high horses”). Much lesser known is that he also tried to shield Islam by invoking Christian virtues.In many ways, his comments on “humility” might be the strangest of his entire speech—to the point that Obama himself got visibly confused, and admitted it, by his own lack of...
  • World Christianity by the numbers (Islam now surpasses Catholic Church)

    02/27/2015 6:30:05 AM PST · by NYer · 26 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | February 25, 2015 | George Weigel
    The annual “Status of Global Christianity” survey published by the International Bulletin of Missionary Research is a cornucopia of numbers: some are encouraging; others are discouraging; many of them are important for grasping the nature of this particular moment in Christian history. This year’s survey works from a baseline of 1900 A.D., and makes projections out to 2050. Within that century and a half there’s some good news about the global human condition that ought to be kept in mind when remembering the bad news of the 20th century and the early 21st. For example: in 1900, 27.6 percent...
  • Obama, pitch perfect (Islamic press loves their Sheikh)

    02/26/2015 11:13:56 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Al-Ahram Weekly of Cairo ^ | February 26, 2015 | James Zogby
    I must admit that I was somewhat sceptical as I approached this week’s “White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism” (CVE). I was concerned that it might end up being nothing more than a “box-checking” exercise. I was troubled that it might be perceived as targeting American Muslims and foster a sense of increased alienation for some, while at the same time feed the sense of suspicion that could result in a spike in hate crimes against Muslims. I was also wary of the fact that “CVE” has become a hustle for some social entrepreneurs who are set to spawn...
  • Austria is taking controversial steps to tighten a 100-year-old ‘Law on Islam’

    02/26/2015 5:01:26 PM PST · by NRx · 28 replies
    WaPo ^ | 26 Feb 2015 | Elahe Izadi
    Igniting fresh controversy, Austria's parliament has approved significant changes to the country's "Law on Islam" — a revamping of a 103-year-old law to expand certain legal protections while also placing new restrictions on Muslim organizations and how adherents practice their faith. While the changes were proposed years ago — long before attacks in France and Denmark by homegrown terrorists with extremist views — the reforms passed Wednesday are intended to "clearly combat" the influence of radical Islam, according to Austria's conservative foreign affairs minister Sebastian Kurz, Agence France-Presse reported.
  • Oliver North: U.S. Military Needs ‘Commander in Chief Who Knows Our Enemy’

    02/26/2015 5:36:07 PM PST · by jazusamo · 41 replies
    CNSNews ^ | February 26, 2015 | Penny Starr
    Retired Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North spoke at a tribute to the U.S. military and veterans at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Oxon Hill, Md., on Feb. 26, 2015. (CNSNews.com/Penny Starr) (CNSNews.com) – Retired Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North said on Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Oxon Hill, Md., during a tribute to the U.S. military and military veterans that those who serve their country need a leader who knows the enemy they are fighting to defeat. “They need a commander-in-chief who knows our enemy and knows how to win. You can’t even say the...
  • Iranian American: ‘Sharia Law Is Here in the U.S.'

    02/26/2015 1:17:59 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 11 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | 2/25/2015 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) – Iranian American Lisa Daftari, an investigative journalist and contributor to Fox News, said on Friday that Sharia law is being followed by practitioners of radical Islam right here in the United States, even if many Americans think of the human rights abuses towards women by these practitioners as something that only takes place in the Middle East and Africa. “And some might ask why should Americans care about what goes on in those countries?” asked Daftar, whose family fled Iran during the 1979 revolution that overthrew Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and established an Islamic state in the country. “How...
  • A top Shariah lawyer’s stunning response to the question: ‘Is there such a thing as moderate Islam?’

    02/26/2015 6:32:16 AM PST · by fredericbastiat1 · 19 replies
    TheBlaze Books ^ | 2015-02-26 | Benjamin Weingarten
    …Moderate Muslims actually are kind of like CAIR [Council on American-Islamic Relations] people — people who are Muslim Brotherhood types…and these people fight for Islam, love it, but they give a peaceful feature, and good-looking [nature] to Islam, to…deceive Americans not to resist the process of Islam. …Moderate Muslims...are the backbone of jihad.
  • 371 attacks on French soldiers guarding Jewish schools and synagogues

    02/26/2015 5:59:35 AM PST · by CondorFlight · 30 replies
    Gallia Watch ^ | 2/22/15 | Gallia Watch
    Since January 15 the French army’s “Opération Sentinelle” has protected 722 Jewish schools and synagogues, some 24/7 even when the establishments were empty. The operation came to be regarded as too dangerous for the soldiers who were regularly targets of attacks. Over time the men were worn out. (snip)
  • 'Jihadi John' Killer from islamic State Beheading Videos named by Media

    02/26/2015 4:27:20 AM PST · by lbryce · 28 replies
    Yaho0 oews ^ | February 36, 2015 | Reuters via Yahoo
    LONDON (Reuters) - The "Jihadi John" killer who has featured in several Islamic State beheading videos is Mohammed Emwazi, a Briton from a middle class family who grew up in London and graduated from college with a degree in computer programming, the Washington Post newspaper said.
  • 12 Things to Know About "What ISIS Really Wants"

    02/25/2015 5:07:21 AM PST · by NYer · 5 replies
    Aleteia ^ | February 25, 2015 | ZELDA CALDWELL
    In his much talked about article, “What ISIS Really Wants” in the March issue of The Atlantic, Graeme Wood punctures Western fantasies that the Islamic State is made of psychopathic discontents, or in President Obama’s estimation, al Qaeda’s “JV team.”   Instead, he discovers, they are a formidable force, drawn together by a coherent faith and ideology. Here are our take-aways from Wood’s 10,000 word article.   According to Wood: 1. ISIS and al-Qaeda are not one and the same. ISIS has eclipsed al-Qaeda and views its leaders as apostates. We have made a mistake in not realizing the difference...
  • Common Core – The Qatar Connection: A Wahhabi State Skypes With Your Children

    08/28/2013 5:05:37 AM PDT · by dontreadthis · 6 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | August 24, 2013 | MAGGIE
    The acronyms for America’s New World Order education are mind-numbing – all the better to keep you from connecting who is connected to who/whom/which. First, I have found one source that connects Common Core Initiative Standards (CCIS) to “Connect All Schools,” and that is on the “Connect All Schools” website page titled One World Education (OWE). Second, our Department of Defense (DOD) has partnered with the Connect All Schools program. Connect All Schools is connected to Vartan Gregorian. Gregorian is connected to Barack Obama in numerous ways, including as a member of the White House Fellowship Commission. Gregorian was born...
  • Decoding Obama: Muslims Didn't Found America

    02/25/2015 3:07:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 25, 2015 | Bethany Blankley
    Obama recently claimed, “Islam has been woven into the fabric of America since its founding.” This is both true and false. It is true in the sense that Islam posed a threat to America’s early existence. The North African Islamic Barbary Pirates proved to be a significant impetus towards uniting a divided colonial delegation to sign the Constitution and strengthen their Navy and Marine Corps. The early Americans knew full well world history, which meant they were well aware that their new enemy had been invading the West since the 7th Century. The Barbary Pirates had been attacking the West...
  • Activist: ISIS holds 150 Christian hostages, will threaten to kill them

    02/25/2015 11:09:05 AM PST · by NorthMountain · 21 replies
    CNN ^ | Wed February 25, 2015 | By Laura Smith-Spark and John Vause, CNN
    (CNN)ISIS is holding many more Assyrian Christians hostage than previously thought -- and it is reportedly planning to release a message Wednesday threatening to kill them. Osama Edward, founder of the Assyrian Human Rights Network, told CNN that the extremist group is now believed to have 150 hostages, citing the latest information from the network's team on the ground. Initial estimates put the number seized at between 70 and 100 people, among them women, children and the elderly. The video message will be directed to President Barack Obama and other members of the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS, Edward said from...
  • Obama’s coming caliphate crusade in North America

    02/25/2015 10:24:52 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/25/15 | Judi McLeod
    The Fundamental Transformation of America is, in a sense, his cover. Obama has this dream. No, not the somewhat sappy one allegedly ghost-written for him on the pages of Dreams from my Father by Billy Ayers, but one of far more frightening dimensions. Obama’s dream is everyone else’s waking nightmare, the takeover of North America by caliphate-seeking jihadists. Nobody’s ever going to believe it. People who can’t allow themselves to believe that Obama doesn’t love America would never be ready to believe that Obama was brought into power for the express purpose to hand the coveted North America kingdom over...
  • Over a quarter of British Muslims have sympathy for the Charlie Hebdo terrorists

    02/25/2015 10:21:20 AM PST · by NRx · 27 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 25 Feb 2015 | Dan Hodges
    This morning the BBC published details of a major poll of the attitudes of Britain’s Muslims. The headline on the front of the BBC website linking to the research states: “Muslims ‘oppose cartoon reprisals’”. This of course relates to attitudes within the Muslim community towards the recent Charlie Hebdo attacks. It’s a reassuring headline. It’s also wrong. Many Muslims - a majority - do indeed utterly oppose the murderous killings in Paris. But a very, very large number of Muslims don’t. Presented with the statement “I have some sympathy for the motives behind the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris”, 27...
  • ISIS militants reportedly seek medication to fuel 'abnormal' sexual behaviors

    02/25/2015 8:06:46 AM PST · by Blood of Tyrants · 21 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 2/19/15 | Unknown
    Fighters for the Islamic State terrorist groups are desperately seeking male-enhancement medication in an effort to fuel their desire for “brutal and abnormal” sexual behaviors, according to a report from activists in the Syrian city of Raqqa. The report from the group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently reveals that usually ultra-conservative Islamic extremists spend part of their salary on “kinky underwear” for their wives and for hundreds of young women and children that are kidnapped and sold as sex slaves. Anonymous doctors told the website that a “large section of ISIS members suffer from sexual anomalies and brutal instinctive desire...
  • How ISIS Plans to Sack Rome: E-Book Outlines Their Plans

    02/25/2015 7:08:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 02/25/2015 | Bridget Johnson
    An ISIS e-book on how to accomplish their caliphate goal of sacking Rome stresses enlisting “the Islamic State’s secret weapon = secret white converts” to take on Italy.Much of the book, “Black Flags from Rome,” is dedicated to laying out a case for why Muslims in Europe should rise up and assist ISIS from within, citing justifications for discontent from modern-day anti-immigration protests back to post-Ottoman creation of Muslim “ghettos.”The Rome title is one of a series disseminated online that includes Khorasan, Syria, Arabia and Persia, with a forthcoming “Black Flags from Palestine” title promised.It uses graphics from Pew...
  • ISIS is the most genuine Islam in the world

    02/25/2015 6:12:27 AM PST · by Yashcheritsiy · 22 replies
    Renew America ^ | February 25, 2015 | Tim Dunkin
    However, if we're going to have a proper understanding of what really and truly is an existential threat to the West, to our western traditions of broad-based liberty, free inquiry, and the rule of law, then we need to face the facts about this alien tradition that seeks to destroy our own. For an in-depth study of these myths about Islam that we are told by the apologists and revisionists, see my online book Ten Myths about Islam in which I address ten of the most common falsehoods perpetuated by those who seek to make Islam seem palatable, and even...
  • Why Obama Won't Call the Jihadis Islamic - Robert Spencer in FrontPage

    02/25/2015 6:00:15 AM PST · by fivecatsandadog · 29 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 2/24/15 | Robert Spencer
    Barack Obama aroused controversy over his affinity with Islam yet again in February 2015, when a photo surfaced from the U.S.-African Leaders’ Summit in August 2014, showing Obama passing by a group of African delegates with his right index finger raised in a gesture strongly reminiscent of the Islamic State’s now notorious one-finger salute. For the Islamic State and other Muslims, this gesture signifies allegiance to Islam’s absolute monotheism. Whatever Obama may have meant by it, the revelation that he had made the gesture — coming so soon after his renewed refusal at his “Countering Violent Extremism” summit to identify...
  • Egyptian president issues new anti-terrorism law

    02/24/2015 8:01:08 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 24, 2015 12:59 PM EST | Sarah El Deeb
    The Egyptian president has issued a law that broadens the state’s definition of terrorism to include anyone who threatens public order “by any means,” and gives authorities powers to draw up lists of alleged terrorists with little judicial recourse. Under the new law, prosecutors can name someone a terrorist, freezing their assets, and barring them from public life or travel, with only simple approval from a panel of judges, and without a trial. The listing is valid for three years and can be renewed. The legislation was signed in the form of a decree by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi last week...
  • Christian militia takes the war to Islamic State in Syria

    02/24/2015 5:19:35 PM PST · by george76 · 8 replies
    Telegraph Media ^ | 23 Feb 2015 | Richard Spencer
    Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Hassakeh have been involved in fierce fighting with Isil jihadists including Chechens. A Christian militia formed to protect the community as Syria falls apart is fighting its first major battle against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil), attacking across a front in the north-east of the country before being driven back again in a fierce counter-blow. Christian groups said they were checking a report that up to 200 civilians had been kidnapped by Isil jihadists in the fighting and were being held as hostages. A number of fighters from the militia,...
  • Biden The Joke Does His Part For Islam

    02/24/2015 4:52:20 PM PST · by Starman417 · 11 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-24-15 | Warren Beatty
    Joe Biden, the man who is "one heartbeat away from being president," is best known as a molester. But his most recent actions at the "Countering Violent Extremism" (CVE) summit are going to enhance his resumé. As are his actions just before the CVE summit. Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) tweeted that Biden talked about "the right wing militias & supremacist groups that are violent in the name of the Bible." But Biden provided no examples to back up his statement. MPAC didn't tweet any examples, nor did Biden provide any. Sounds like a "straw man" argument - believe...
  • Is Obama a "Christian" and does He "love" America?

    02/24/2015 1:20:59 PM PST · by DanMiller · 27 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | February 24, 2015 | Dan Miller
    What difference does it make now? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8INIH0JfNA8] Video linkHe is not up for reelection and won't be impeached regardless of whatever He is or loves. If impeached, He wouldn't be convicted. On the other hand, such questions and their responses provide useful distractions from what He and His acolytes are doing to America.According to Dana Milbank at Organizing for Action the Washington Post, knowing that Obama is a Christian and loves "His" country should be a no-brainer. This is not a matter of conjecture. The correct answer is yes: Obama is Christian, and he frequently speaks about it in public. Balz and Costa presented Walker with this...
  • Virginia Tech Student to Petition Changing Historical Church into Mosque because of “Oppression”

    02/24/2015 12:22:02 PM PST · by rightistight · 15 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 2/24/15 | Aurelius
    A Virginia Tech student has announced that he will be petitioning the college to change the historic War Memorial Chapel into a Mosque because of perceived “oppression” of Muslims. Posting on Facebook, the student outlined his plans on the Virginia Tech class of 2018 page. Screenshots were taken by a member of the group and the students’ names have been hidden to keep them anonymous. The student believes that converting the Church into a Mosque will “play an essential role in improving the campus:” Explaining why he believes this to be true, the student explained, "having a chapel in the...
  • Mall of America urged to drop ‘ridiculous’ concealed-carry ban in wake of terror threat

    02/23/2015 7:19:45 PM PST · by PROCON · 51 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | Feb. 23, 2015 | Jessica Chasmar
    Minnesota state Rep. Tony Cornish says the al-Shabaab threat against the Mall of America should be enough to motivate mall owners to drop their “no guns” policy so citizens can protect themselves. Mr. Cornish, a Republican who also chairs the House Public Safety Committee, said the Mall of America has interpreted state concealed carry laws incorrectly, and he’s intent on challenging them for it, a local CBS affiliate reported. “This is completely ridiculous. The complete opposite of what they should be doing,” he said. “If we’re threatened with an attack, the last thing you want to do is disarm...
  • A Caliphate foothold in America & Obama’s ignorance about the Crusades

    02/24/2015 10:35:26 AM PST · by Starman417 · 7 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-24-15 | Vince
    Barack Obama’s relationship with Islam is definitely strange, at least as relative to that of most Americans. The United States may not be a Christian nation, but it is has always been a nation of Christians in that the overwhelming majority of the country has always been Christian, and remains so today. Given that 0.6% of the United States’ population is Muslim, most American’s familiarity with and knowledge of Islam comes from reading and what they see on TV. Neither can give someone the same familiarity with Islam as would be felt had the grown up with the faith as...
  • Islamic tribunal in Dallas draws criticism and clients

    02/24/2015 9:14:42 AM PST · by DFG · 37 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 02/23/2015 | DIANNE SOLÍS
    An Islamic tribunal, launched in Dallas last year to settle civil disputes among the growing Muslim population, is drawing quarrels over its use of Shariah law. Opponents fear it would open the door to extreme practices and corporal punishment linked to Shariah law in certain Muslim-majority countries. Still others argue it would replace the U.S. Constitution. But organizers say the panel of arbitrators issues nonbinding decisions on matters such as business disputes and religious divorces. They note its parallels with Jewish rabbinical courts and Catholic tribunals. The very word “Shariah” invokes backlash from those who don’t understand it and use...
  • ISIS and the Missing Christ

    02/23/2015 7:26:51 AM PST · by Lacey · 1 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 2/22/15 | Andrew Klavan
    Like everyone else who cares more about the facts than his own opinions, I’ve recently read Graeme Wood’s excellent Atlantic article “What Isis Really Wants.” Those of you making do with excerpts and pull quotes, stop, and go read the whole thing. That it renders the president’s statements about ISIS absurd is the least of the article’s accomplishments. No one but a small coterie of leftist knuckleheads believes what Obama says on this subject anyway — though it’s unfortunate that the president himself is part of that coterie. Among the many things in the piece that inspire thought is Wood’s...
  • Behold the Face of Islam

    02/24/2015 8:57:52 AM PST · by cdga5for4 · 18 replies
    Son of Hamas blog ^ | Feb. 18, 2015 | Mosab Hassan Yousef
    Wherever I go in the world, people ask me about ISIS. And I advise them to ignore the endless debates about the peaceful versus violent nature of Islam and take a long, hard look at the Islamic State. ISIS is Islam, exposed in all its cruelty and ugliness, unchanged since Muhammad. The atrocities committed by ISIS are merely an extension of the atrocities committed by Islam’s prophet. The true Five Pillars of Islam are: Slaughter, Intolerance, Oppression, Hatred, and Global Dominion, because Muhammad was a slaughterer, intolerant, oppressive, hateful, and drove his armies to destroy everything and everyone that stood...
  • Menaced by MidEast Studies Coalition

    02/24/2015 6:28:08 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 4 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | February 23, 2015 | Malcolm A. Kline
    It’s not hard to find out who sets the terms of debate and parameters of discussion concerning the Middle East on American campuses today. As we have reported, our friend Tammi Rossman-Benjamin’s Amcha Initiative at UCLA did a report last year on the anti-Israel bias on that campus. In a letter to the U. S. Secretary of Education, a sextet of groups headed by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) took issue with the Amha report. The other five groups which signed onto the letter were: • The Asian Law caucus of Asian-Americans Advancing Justice; • The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee;...
  • Lawsuit: LA Fitness prohibited Muslim from praying in locker room

    02/24/2015 8:14:46 AM PST · by GodAndCountryFirst · 58 replies
    WCPO - Cincinnati ^ | Feb 23, 2015 | Pat LaFleur
    A Cincinnati man is suing LA Fitness after he said operators of the gym in Oakley told him he was not allowed to pray in the locker room after his workout. Western Hills High School alumnus Mohamed Fall is a practicing Muslim and a former college basketball star who has used the LA Fitness facility on Marburg Avenue since 2013, according to his lawsuit filed in federal court Monday. Fall claimed in his suit that he was accosted by three LA Fitness employees while he was engaged in quiet prayer in an “empty obscure corner” of an “at the time...
  • Saudi court gives death penalty to man who renounced his Muslim faith

    02/24/2015 7:01:18 AM PST · by Tea Party Terrorist · 33 replies
    Reuters ^ | Feb 24, 2015 | Angus McDowall
    RIYADH (Reuters) - An Islamic court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to death for renouncing his Muslim faith, the English-language daily Saudi Gazette reported on Tuesday. The man, in his 20s, posted an online video ripping up a copy of Islam's holy book, the Koran, and hitting it with a shoe, the newspaper reported.