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  • Los Altos High Students Claim History Textbooks Ignore U.S. ‘Crimes Against Humanity,’ Want Revision

    05/30/2015 9:52:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | May 29, 2015 | Devin Fehely
    A group of students at Los Altos High School want California history textbooks revised, claiming the current textbooks don’t tell the whole story. The students claim the version of American history taught in California classrooms is at best incomplete and at worst biased and inaccurate: failing to adequately cover the experiences, accomplishments and frequent mistreatment of communities of color and women. “There’s definitely value at looking at the good things we have done, there’s definitely value at being proud of those things, and there’s even more value in acknowledging what we haven’t done correctly,” one of the students said. Members...
  • Still No Statement from White House on First Islamic Terrorist Beheading in U.S.

    09/28/2014 10:21:25 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 81 replies
    PJ Media ^ | September 27, 2014 | Rick Moran
    It’s been 48 hours since Jah’Keem Yisrael — AKA Alton Noel — perpetrated a horrific terrorist attack on 54 year old co-worker Colleen Hufford, stabbing her repeatedly and then sawing her head off with a knife, and we have yet to hear any acknowledgment from President Obama of this worrisome incident. Why not? All the elements of an Islamic act of terror are present: the savagery,the shouting of Islamic verses during the act, the stated determination to carry out jihad, and a fanatical belief in Islam that, in his mind, justified everything. From a political standpoint, it’s a bad idea...
  • Have You Taken Your Obama Loyalty Oath?

    08/05/2014 4:16:09 PM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 33 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 5, 2014 | David Harsanyi
    Jonathan Alter at the Daily Beast has an idea that will infuse the president’s “economic patriotism” rhetoric with some bite: Compel companies to take “loyalty oaths” to prove their patriotism. You may find this suggestion a little creepy, maybe even a little fascistic; but Alter says that “it’s time for red-blooded Americans to take matters into our own hands.” And by taking the matter into “our” hands, Alter means that President Obama would unilaterally bar any company that practices “inversion” – corporate merging with foreign firms to save on U.S. tax bills – from doing business with the federal government....
  • Islamist Training Camp in Texas

    02/20/2014 6:53:07 AM PST · by stickandrudder · 25 replies
    KPRC ^ | February 20th 2014 | Nik Rajkovic
    Newly declassified documents from the FBI show Brazoria County is home to an alleged Islamist training compound. Papers obtained by the Clarion Project reveal a camp near Sweeny known as “Mahmoudberg” -- one of 22 owned by the group Muslims of the Americas. Local residents have reported hearing gunfire, and police investigated a shooting involving MOA members in 2002. “Until authorities get some information that they're planning to engage in violence to carryout their ideas, there is nothing illegal about it,” says terror expert Jeffrey Addicott at St. Mary's University in San Antonio. However, MOA members in the past have...
  • Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For ["Make Everything Owned by Everybody"]

    01/04/2014 1:40:02 PM PST · by grundle · 31 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | January 3, 2014 | Jesse A. Myerson
    4. Make Everything Owned by EverybodyHoarders blow. Take, for instance, the infamous one percent, whose ownership of the capital stock of this country leads to such horrific inequality. "Capital stock" refers to two things here: the buildings and equipment that workers use to produce goods and services, and the stocks and bonds that represent ownership over the former. The top 10 percent's ownership of the means of production is represented by the fact that they control 80 percent of all financial assets. This detachment means that there's a way easier way to collectivize wealth ownership than having to stage uprisings...
  • City of Dearborn Apologizes for Arresting Christians...

    12/13/2013 7:11:22 PM PST · by armydawg505 · 26 replies
    answeringmuslims.com ^ | 5/6/13 | unknown
    Detroit, Michigan (May 6, 2013) — After more than two years of intense motion practice and discovery, the City of Dearborn has agreed to enter into a settlement that includes a public apology for arresting several Christian missionaries who were peacefully preaching to Muslims at the Dearborn Arab International Festival in 2010. The American Freedom Law Center (AFLC), a national nonprofit Judeo-Christian law firm, is representing Dr. Nabeel Qureshi, David Wood, and Paul Rezkalla, who were thrown in jail on June 18, 2010, and charged with “breach of the peace” for their free speech activity. In September 2010, Robert Muise,...
  • Expert testimony expected today at Hasan trial

    08/13/2013 6:27:03 AM PDT · by don-o · 9 replies
    statesman.com ^ | August 13, 2013 | Jeremy Schwartz
    FORT HOOD — The past few days have featured harrowing testimony from witnesses and victims who described the gruesome, blood-soaked scene inside the medical processing center where Maj. Nidal Hasan killed 13. Yesterday columnist Ken Herman sat in the courtroom and described the scene in today’s Statesman: In a day of often harrowing testimony — “It was squirting across the room,” victim Mick Engnehl testified when asked how he knew he was bleeding — I found the most disturbing moments to be the silent ones, when prosecutors, in advance of offering them as evidence, handed Hasan small containers holding bullets...
  • TRAYVON MARTIN PROTEST LEADERS REVEALED. ‘Grassroots’ group actually front for shady figures

    07/18/2013 11:55:13 AM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Klein on line ^ | 7/18/13 | Aaron Klein
    Dream Defenders, the main group that has been agitating the protest movement surrounding the Trayvon Martin case, was spawned by activists employed by a who’s who of the race-hijacking radical left. From the socialist-oriented SEIU union to ACORN to Occupy to a litany of George Soros-funded organizations, the deep connections behind Dream Defenders raises questions about the motivation of an organization that claims to be a grassroots effort working to oppose racism. Dream Defenders has been leading Martin protests since the onset and has been credited with agitating for George Zimmerman’s arrest. The group was behind the protests that blockaded...
  • Sinister web diary 'of British 7/7 bomb widow': Jihad is an obligation we must accept

    07/02/2012 12:00:22 PM PDT · by Righting · 8 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1 July 2012 | Rebecca Evans
    Sinister web diary 'of British 7/7 bomb widow': Jihad is an obligation we must accept, says blog By Rebecca Evans PUBLISHED: 22:09 GMT, 1 July 2012 | UPDATED: 22:11 GMT, 1 July 2012 The 'white widow' of a 7/7 London bomber is believed to be the author of a sinister online blog detailing her dedication to jihad and the 'supremacy of Islam'. British Muslim convert Samantha Lewthwaite, 28, has been on the run in East Africa for six months since police foiled a plot to blow up Western tourist targets in the Kenyan city of Mombasa. The Mail has revealed...
  • FBI says Occupy Cleveland not under investigation though suspects were actively involved in group.

    05/01/2012 2:26:23 PM PDT · by Las Vegas Dave · 69 replies
    cleveland.com ^ | 01May12 | Michael Scott
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – FBI officials today said that while the members of a group arrested in an attempt to blow up a bridge over the Cuyahoga Valley National Park were also involved in the Occupy Cleveland movement, that organization is not under federal investigation. "Let me be clear, the FBI and Department of Justice are not conducting an investigation of any specific group," said Steven M. Dettelbach, U.S Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio. "We do not investigate movements or groups, we investigate individuals." The Occupy movement is never identified by name in the affidavit filed by federal officials...
  • [Fort Hood: Defense in]Hasan hearing lasts 4 minutes

    11/15/2010 11:34:57 AM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 14 replies
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 11/15/2010 | Sig Christenson
    FORT HOOD — After prosecutors called 56 witnesses over nine days in an evidentiary hearing that began last month and resumed Monday after a three-week break, defense attorneys for Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan rested after four minutes. Hasan, a psychiatrist charged with killing 13 people and wounding dozens of others in a Nov. 5, 2009 shooting spree at a post deployment center, was asked by an Army judge if he had anything to say. “No,” replied Hasan, who wore combat fatigues and a green watch cap. The proceeding for Hasan, charged with 13 specifications of premeditated murder and 32 counts...
  • Obama as anti-business moves into mainstream discussion

    07/08/2010 10:04:05 AM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/8/10 | Jon Ward
    The idea that President Obama is anti-business broke into the mainstream this week. It has long been a widely held view on the right that Obama’s rhetorical nods to the free market and American business were little more than that. But as Washington slowly staggered back to work this week following a long July 4 weekend, discussions of Obama’s troubled relationship with the private sector popped up with surprising frequency. Newsweek’s Fareed Zakaria wrote Monday that after speaking with numerous corporate executives, most of whom voted for Obama, he found that “all think he is, at his core, anti-business.” Tuesday,...
  • Three Christians Arrested by Dearborn, Michigan Police during Muslim Outreach (’Allahu Akbar’)

    06/21/2010 10:53:18 AM PDT · by Syncro · 30 replies · 1+ views
    The Persecution Times ^ | June 19th, 2010 | Mark Ellis
    Three Christians Arrested by Dearborn, Michigan Police during Muslim Outreach Shouts of ’Allahu Akbar’ as Christians arrested By Mark Ellis, Senior Correspondent, ASSIST News ServiceDEARBORN, MICHIGAN (ANS) – Three Christians were arrested Friday evening at the Arab International Festival as they shared their faith with Muslims. The three were arrested by police as they engaged in intense, but respectful dialog in which they proclaimed their faith in Christ. “I never thought I would see this in America,” says Steven Atkins, a resident of Toronto, Canada, who was visiting the festival and observed the incident.The three arrested include Dr. Nabeel Qureshi,...
  • Letters From Zimbabwe: NOT Cathy Buckle

    05/08/2010 1:43:02 PM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 4 replies · 502+ views
    The Outside Looking In ^ | May 7, 2010 | Pauline Henson
    7th May 2010 Dear Friends. The apparent tragedy of some five million Zimbabweans exiled from their own country may not be as great as it appears if those of us in exile are able to gain something from the experience. Providing one has an open mind, seeing how thing are done in another country can be a positive learning experience and something that will ultimately benefit Zimbabwe when or if the exiles return to the motherland. Watching the electoral process in the UK over the last few weeks has certainly made me think about the nature of democracy and...
  • Letters From Zimbabwe: Cathy Buckle

    05/02/2010 9:12:59 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 17 replies · 650+ views
    Letters ^ | May 1, 2010 | Cathy Buckle
    Don't cry tomorrow.Saturday 1st May 2010 Dear Family and Friends, A tragic event involving a 15 year old schoolboy and a fatal stabbing in a church, has sent shivers down my spine. It should be ringing alarm bells both in and outside Zimbabwe because this, more than any diplomatically worded political speech, demonstrates just how tired Zimbabweans are of waiting for accountability and justice. The news came in a transcript from a Voice of the People Radio report. A 15 year old schoolboy was attending a service in the Zion Christian Church in Village 2 near Neshuro Growth Point in...
  • Letters From Zimbabwe: Cathy Buckle

    04/25/2010 10:19:00 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 18 replies · 687+ views
    Letters ^ | April 24, 2010 | Cathy Buckle
    ZiziSaturday 24th April 2010 Dear Family and Friends,Saying goodbye to an old man this week was really sad. Joe is one of the forgotten generation, one of hundreds of thousands quietly slipping away in front of our eyes. Not cared for by Mr Mugabe's government and ignored by Mr Tsvangirai's party, Joe is 4 years older than our country's President but there is no dignity in his old age. There is no free or subsidized medical care for Joe, no rent assistance or food stamps, not even a bus pass for the elderly men and women who have made it...
  • The Fall of the House of Mugabe (Zimbabwe)

    04/19/2010 8:14:51 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 9 replies · 909+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | April 18, 2010 | John Noonan
     John Noonan   April 18, 2010 7:00 PM “Greetings in the name of freedom,” proclaimed the newly minted prime minster, Robert Mugabe, during Zimbabwe’s independence celebration in 1980. His words marked one of the most brilliant transitions of power in recent history, as the last conflict of the post-colonial retreat faded into history. The white rulers of the renegade Rhodesia had ceded power to African nationalists, after assurances by British mediators that free markets and democracy would be preserved.So in the fashion of a true capitalistic democracy, it is said that the first words uttered in the new Zimbabwe were,...
  • Letters From Zimbabwe: Cathy Buckle

    04/18/2010 9:27:39 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 49 replies · 1,032+ views
    Letters ^ | April 17, 2010 | Cathy Buckle
    Dig your own graveSaturday 17th April 2010 Dear Family and Friends,Three months before Zimbabwe's 30th anniversary of Independence I happened to get lost in the vast urban sprawl that characterises the outskirts of the capital city, Harare. A huge shanty town lay on both sides of the road and stretched as far as the eye could see. Shacks and shelters made of tin and plastic were surrounded by mounds of rotting garbage which had even been scraped into contours in an attempt to demarcate little vegetable plots. Stinking streams of sewage ran right outside people's shacks and children ran...
  • Letters From Zimbabwe: Cathy Buckle

    04/11/2010 9:03:41 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 49 replies · 1,026+ views
    Letters ^ | April 10, 2010 | Cathy Buckle
    GeneratorsSaturday 10th April 2010 Dear Family and Friends,When you ask people how they've survived this dreadful decade in Zimbabwe, almost everyone mentions the name Gideon Gono (Governor of the Reserve Bank.) People say they would have been able to salvage something if it hadn't been for Gono's incessant printing of money - and bragging about it; for his inability and unwillingness to control government spending; for his looting of foreign currency from private bank accounts, and for his removal of zeroes from the currency: 3 were taken off in 2006 and 10 in 2008. It's hard to understand how...
  • Letters From Zimbabwe: Cathy Buckle

    04/04/2010 8:13:04 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 7 replies · 572+ views
    Letters ^ | April 2, 2010 | Cathy Buckle
    To learn or to teachSaturday 2nd April 2010 Dear Family and Friends,It has now been two years since the MDC won elections and were voted into power in Zimbabwe. There's not a lot to show for two years because every day and every week there's been another delay, excuse and stalling tactic to prevent real power being handed over to the MDC. To say that the MDC is in office but not in power is the most accurate description of our situation two years after elections. Because there wasn't a referendum to ask the people of Zimbabwe if they...
  • Letters From Zimbabwe: Cathy Buckle

    03/27/2010 5:57:49 PM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 20 replies · 602+ views
    Letters ^ | Cathy Buckle
    Out of sight is not out of mindSaturday 27th March 2010 Dear Family and Friends, The democratic space in Zimbabwe shrunk dramatically this week in a series of events reminiscent of our recent past. It's a familiar litany which instils fear, silences voices and closes doors that were just beginning to open: The Mayor of Marondera town together with a Ward councillor and two others were arrested after a rally at a football stadium. The Mayor was held overnight and released without charge. At the time of writing the others were still detained without charge. A 10 day photo...
  • A Stability Police Force for the United States: RAND CORP CALLS FOR NATIONAL POLICE FORCE???

    01/12/2010 6:29:19 AM PST · by RaceBannon · 302 replies · 10,557+ views
    RAND COPORATION ^ | 2009 | By: Terrence K. Kelly, Seth G. Jones, James E. Barnett, Keith Crane, Robert C. Davis, Carl Jensen
    I know someone who purchased this from RAND. By page 19 this report goes from discussing the need for a Special Police Force overseas to supplement interventions, to suddenly needing a force that can circumvent Posse Comitatus. Posse Comitatus exists for a reason and any attempt to circumvent it, not matter how nicely packaged, is a step on the way to "Special" police becoming "Secret" police. They call it :A STABILITY POLICE FORCE: This study asks several questions. First, is a Stability Police Force (SPF) necessary? An SPF is a high-end police force that engages in a range of tasks...
  • The Marxism Nightmare Spreads to the U.S.!

    11/20/2008 10:04:54 AM PST · by mgist · 23 replies · 1,026+ views
    http://frontpage.americandaughter.com ^ | 11/14/08 | Antonio Sosa
    The Marxism Nightmare Spreads to the U.S.! By Antonio Sosa  |  Friday, November 14th, 2008 at 11:54 am In 2006, when Ecuadorians were electing a new president, Venezuelans such as Alejandro Peña Esclusa warned Ecuadorians that the young and charismatic Rafael Correa would use democratic institutions to impose “socialismo del siglo XXI” (Marxism) in Ecuador just like Hugo Chavez had done in Venezuela. (Reference — Carta abierta al pueblo ecuatoriano) How did Peña Esclusa know that Marxism would be imposed in Ecuador? Because the basic elements of Chavez’s campaign (lies, manipulation, intimidation, fraud) were identical to those of Correa’s campaign.  Even...
  • Obama releases his “in-your-face” hounds

    10/23/2008 1:24:04 PM PDT · by truthandlife · 43 replies · 2,222+ views
    MichelleMalkin.com ^ | 9/19/08 | Michelle Malkin
    My second syndicated column of the week looks at Barack Obama’s Call to Strong Arms. Looks like the “in-your-face” brigade has already struck — and vandalized GOP offices in Indiana and Florida. Expect more. We’ve been here before. *** Obama releases his “in-your-face” hounds by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2008 Warning: If your neighbor’s got an “Obama ‘08″ bumper sticker or lawn sign, you might want to double-check your door locks at night. The One has commanded his Purveyors of Change to go forth and proselytize to the unbelievers. And they’re not going to be knocking gently like Avon...
  • The Jeep Jihadi pleads guilty

    08/12/2008 9:20:06 AM PDT · by the anti-liberal · 27 replies · 239+ views
    michellemalkin.com ^ | August 12, 2008 | Michelle Malkin
    By Michelle Malkin  •  August 12, 2008 11:38 AM Remember the Jeep Jihadi who attempted to mow down students at UNC-Chapel Hill in the name of Allah two years ago in a botched attempt to “avenge the deaths of Muslims around the world”? He finally pleaded guilty this morning to nine counts of attempted first-degree murder.Hat tip - Bob Owens.Reminder: A suspect who is accused of hitting students with a sport utility vehicle at the University of North Carolina made his first court appearance Monday.Mohammad Taheri-azar, a 2005 UNC-Chapel Hill graduate, smiled and waved before his hearing Monday. Taheri-azar told the...
  • U.S. company: Blackwater Flight 61 crash lawsuit governed by Islamic law

    06/21/2008 9:31:56 AM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 8 replies · 187+ views
    NewsObserver.com ^ | 18 June 2008 | Joseph Neff and Jay Price
    U.S. company: Blackwater Flight 61 crash lawsuit governed by Islamic law   To defend itself against a lawsuit by the widows of three American soldiers who died on one of its planes in Afghanistan, a sister company of the private military firm Blackwater has asked a federal court to decide the case using the Islamic law known as Shari’a.    The lawsuit “is governed by the law of Afghanistan,” Presidential Airways argued in a Florida federal court. “Afghan law is largely religion-based and evidences a strong concern for ensuring moral responsibility, and deterring violations of obligations within its borders.”.......(News Observer)
  • Blogger arrests hit record high

    06/18/2008 12:47:12 PM PDT · by GauchoUSA · 17 replies · 155+ views
    bbc ^ | June 16, 2008
    More bloggers than ever face arrest for exposing human rights abuses or criticising governments, says a report. Since 2003, 64 people have been arrested for publishing their views on a blog, says the University of Washington annual report.
  • Video Shows Attack in Mt. Clemens (another attack by mob)

    06/06/2008 8:23:24 AM PDT · by Darren McCarty · 24 replies · 272+ views
    MY Fox Detroit ^ | 4-5-08 | Amy Lange
    Several violent attacks in Mt. Clemens have investigators looking for a gang of young men. As FOX 2's Amy Lange reports, police are now releasing surveillance video of the suspects
  • Boeing Shuts Down Production Line At Pa. Plant (possible helicopter sabotage)

    05/13/2008 8:09:26 PM PDT · by denydenydeny · 123 replies · 10,243+ views
    CPS 3 Philadelphia ^ | 5/13/08 | Not bylined
    FBI Monitoring 'Incident' At Ridley Township Plant RIDLEY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS3/AP) ― Boeing Rotorcraft Systems temporarily shut down a production line for several hours Tuesday at its suburban Philadelphia plant because of possible irregularities discovered in two military helicopters. The company disclosed few specifics about why the shutdown of the H-47 Chinook helicopter line at the plant in Ridley Township, Pa., occurred. It said an investigation was under way and it was working with the Defense Contract Management Agency, which oversees military suppliers. Boeing officials said they discovered "irregularities" in two of the aircrafts that were being assembled at the...
  • SC: Two Muslims apprehended with bombs and bomb-making materials, FBI says no known link to terror

    08/06/2007 8:07:23 AM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 264 replies · 6,355+ views
    Jihad Watch ^ | August 6, 2007
    Goose Creek - Two men are being held in the Berkeley County Detention Center after police find explosive making devices in their car. The quantity of explosive making materials in that vehicle is unclear. The FBI (website) reports that there is no known link to terrorism. The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office believes that among materials in the car's trunk were a bomb and bomb making materials that include chemicals, fuses, and igniters. The men 21-year-old Yousef Megahed and 24-year-old Ahmed Mohamed were pulled over Saturday evening during a routine traffic stop near Myers Road and Highway 176. Few details about...
  • Charleston Police Find Vehicle Loaded With Explosives

    08/04/2007 7:29:42 PM PDT · by Sleeping Freeper · 357 replies · 21,600+ views
    EON ^ | 08/04/2007 | cnn
    Washington - Local police outside Charleston, South Carolina stopped a vehicle in which they found what were suspected to be explosives, according to media reports late Saturday. Two men described as being of possibly Middle Eastern origin were in the vehicle, which was stopped on a highway. A police bomb squad was at the scene and preparing to examine the vehicle, a local television reported told the Cable News Network (CNN).
  • Virginia man sentenced to 10 years in precedent-setting terror training-camp case

    07/24/2007 4:52:32 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 13 replies · 849+ views
    ALEXANDRIA, Virginia: In a precedent-setting case, a man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison for lying to authorities about his participation in a terror training camp in Pakistan after prosecutors successfully argued that his lies obstructed a wide-ranging terrorism investigation. Under normal sentencing guidelines, Sabri Benkahla, 32, would have received at most a three-year term for his convictions earlier this year on charges of lying to a grand jury, obstruction of justice and making a false statement. But for the first time, prosecutors were able to obtain a stiffer sentence by arguing that Benkahla's lies effectively promoted terrorism....
  • 45 Muslim doctors plotted attack on U.S.

    07/05/2007 8:35:58 AM PDT · by captjanaway · 59 replies · 2,637+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 7/5/07 | World Net Daily
    With doctors in custody over attempted terrorist attacks in London and Glasgow, British police have now discovered a group of 45 Muslim doctors threatened an attack in the U.S. with car bombs and rocket grenades. The threat was found in an Internet chat room run by Younis Tsouli, 23, of London, one of three members of a "cyber-terrorist" gang, according to the Daily Telegraph of London.
  • SUSPECT IN FIRST WTC BOMBING TO BE SPEAKER IN HARTFORD JULY 8, 2007

    07/02/2007 6:53:03 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 71 replies · 4,921+ views
    Americans against Hate | July 2, 2007 | RaceBannon
    One of the unindicted co-conspirators of the FIRST WTC bombing, Siraj Wahhaj, will be a speaker at a local Islamic Conference to be held THIS SUNDAY in Hartford, Connecticut. All Freepers and Lurkers in good standing are requested to drop everything to be in Hartford for this event. This meeting is being held by known HAMAS supporters, also.
  • Hate Crime Is Charged in Attack on Sikh Boy

    05/27/2007 1:51:55 AM PDT · by Sleeping Beauty · 61 replies · 2,087+ views
    NY Times ^ | May 26, 2007 | CARA BUCKLEY
    A teenager was charged with felony hate crimes yesterday, a day after he forced a 15-year-old Sikh schoolmate into a boys’ bathroom in Queens, tore off his turban and sheared his hair, the authorities said. According to the Queens district attorney, Richard A. Brown, the teenager, Umair Ahmed, 17, walked up to the Sikh, Vacher Harpal, in a hallway at Newtown High School in Elmhurst shortly after noon on Thursday and said, “I have to cut your hair.” Mr. Ahmed was holding a pair of scissors, Mr. Brown said. Vacher replied: “For what? It is against my religion,” according to...
  • ITALY: PROSECUTORS TO PROBE IMAM'S ALLEGED 'DEATH TO CHRISTIANS' CALL (Fascist Islam on the march)

    04/03/2007 4:24:11 AM PDT · by Cornpone · 14 replies · 1,281+ views
    adnkronosinternational ^ | 3 April 2007 | AKI
    Rome, 3 April (AKI) - Prosecutors in the northern Italian city of Turin were scheduled to start investigating on Tuesday footage of an imam at the local Cottolengo mosque, Mohammed Kohalia, calling on Muslims to hate Christians and Jews and praying for their death. "The Prophet has said that the extremists [Jews and Christians] will be destroyed," the cleric is heard as saying in footage secretly filmed by a journalist. "Allah should kill the polytheists." Kohalia has denied making those statements. The DVD portraying Kohaila's sermon was filmed with a hidden camera by a faithful attending the prayers on behalf...
  • Taxi Driving in Seattle--Even "Moderate" Muslims hate Jews

    01/02/2007 9:15:12 AM PST · by SJackson · 103 replies · 3,386+ views
    Dafka ^ | 1-2-06 | Roger L. Simon
    Yesterday afternoon, after wrapping up our vacation with a couple of pleasant hours in the Elliot Bay Book Company, Sheryl, Madeleine and I started back to our hotel to pick up our bags and head home to LA. We were with our friend and my Pajamas colleague Gerard. He proposed we take a cab; he would drop us by the hotel before continuing to his home. We found one quickly. It was driven by an African guy. We had to instruct him about the location of our hotel; it was new. In the course of this I asked him where...
  • Somalia:Islamist cops nab 22 in raid on smokers

    11/20/2006 7:25:52 PM PST · by Leisler · 27 replies · 957+ views
    Kismayo - Islamic religious police on Tuesday arrested 22 people for smoking in the Somali port of Kismayo, where they will be flogged if found guilty of violating a new tobacco ban, officials said. Those detained were nabbed just days after local Islamist officials announced a total ban on the use of tobacco in the key southern port, in a new sign of their increasingly strict application of Sharia law. "We started raids against tobacco users and we have arrested 22 people so far," Kismayo police deputy chief Mohmaed Abdulkadir Jibril told reporters here, about 500km south of the capital...
  • The Fascists Among Us

    10/17/2006 10:53:25 AM PDT · by oldtimer2 · 26 replies · 1,972+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | October 17, 2006 | Selwyn Duke
    The Fascists Among UsOctober 17th, 2006 It’s no secret that hurling names about is as common in the political world as it is in a grammar school playground. One oft-used pejorative is “fascist,” which, along with racist, sexist, homophobe and others, tends to be least understood by those who utter it most. And because these damning terms are used wantonly, more to discredit than describe, they tend to be misapplied. Then, soon, calling someone a fascist becomes akin to calling him a snake: more a vague impugnment of character then a characterization of methods and goals. Rhetoric aside, however,...
  • 35,000 Demonstrate for Israel At UN!

    09/20/2006 12:16:47 PM PDT · by areafiftyone · 75 replies · 1,984+ views
    Wednesday, September 20, 2006 35,000 Demonstrate for Israel at UN LGF reader Susan was at the Stand By Israel rally at the United Nations today and emailed more than two dozen photographs that I’ve made into a slideshow: Stand By Israel Rally at the United Nations. A cop I spoke to said there were about 35,000 people there which exceed the 15-20 thousand projected number. Two other groups were permitted to rally at Dag Hammerskold Plaza today, one being the Congo and the other a ‘pro middle east’ group [cop’s words]. He said only about 100 of the ‘pro middle...
  • For Conservative Muslims, Goal of Isolation a Challenge [Aw Jeez...]

    09/05/2006 9:20:05 AM PDT · by Alouette · 34 replies · 961+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Sept. 5, 2006 | Caryle Murphy
    Twelve girls sat in rows at the front of the community room in Silver Spring's Muslim Community Center, calming their nerves with giggles and girl talk. In their sweaty hands, they held prepared speeches. On their heads, they wore scarves in a rainbow of colors: pink, brown, gold, white and lavender. The seventh- and eighth-graders were competing in a debate on this question: Is a segregated, all-Islamic upbringing key to protecting your Muslim identity? Eight of the dozen argued yes, using variants of the theme offered by Fatimah Waseem. Young Muslims "join with the non-Muslims, copy them and look up...
  • 12 teens escape firebombing of Jewish school

    09/04/2006 11:31:17 AM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 28 replies · 1,191+ views
    The Gazette ^ | September 4, 2006 | JAN RAVENSBERGEN, ALANA COATES
    The masked man who firebombed an Orthodox Jewish school in Outremont on the weekend initially aimed his burning Molotov cocktail at the window of a classroom occupied only 20 minutes earlier by at least 12 teenage boys, surveillance tapes show. The man, who is believed by police to be in his 20s, remains at large. The tapes show 12 religious-school students who spent Friday evening in the classroom leaving along the school's front sidewalk between 11:40 p.m. and 11:42 p.m. As many as 20 students - age 14 to 16 - usually attend the regular Sabbath evening dinner and get-together...
  • FReep This Poll..(Pres.Bush being assassinated in film)

    09/02/2006 1:24:40 PM PDT · by callthemlikeyouseethem · 11 replies · 652+ views
    MSNBC Live Poll ^ | Sept 2, 2006 | MSNBC
    A new film depicts President Bush being assassinated. Should it be shown? * 55345 responses Yes, it's a good display of free speech. 52% No, the filmmakers have gone too far. 43% Perhaps -- but not in the United States. 5.2%
  • When the “Terrorist” Dog Has Five legs.

    08/30/2006 1:13:13 PM PDT · by Mongeaux · 24 replies · 1,474+ views
    The Hairy Beast Blog ^ | August 30, 2006 – 4:08 pm | The Hairy beast
    Abe Lincoln once posited an interesting conundrum: Q. If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog? A. Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg! It apears that every few months or so a five-legged dog decides to run amok in our country and kill people - often of Jewish extraction - prompting the media to do its best to withhold certain details which might cause the public to jump to certain wildly unreasonable conclusions. Case in point: yesterday a 29 year old man in San Fransisco was arrested on 14 counts...
  • Holocaust Caricature Exhibition Will Provoke Islamophobia - Russian Human Rights Activists

    08/17/2006 11:18:53 AM PDT · by blam · 16 replies · 1,501+ views
    Interfax ^ | 8-17-2006
    17 August 2006, 11:26Holocaust caricature exhibition will provoke Islamophobia - Russian human rights activists Moscow, August 17, Interfax - Russian human rights organizations have stated that the Holocaust caricature exhibition in Tehran will entail an upsurge of Islamophobia and called on the Iranian authorities to close it down. In an appeal to the Iranian embassy and the UN office in Moscow, they called ‘to listen to the public voice and to close down the exhibition in order to prevent unrest throughout the world, to prevent the prerequisites for Islamophobia’. ‘The caricatures mocking the Holocaust tragedy amounts to jeering at the...
  • Have you heard the one about the Jews?

    08/16/2006 9:26:08 AM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 47 replies · 2,325+ views
    The Times ^ | August 15, 2006 | Jamie Glassman
    THERE’S NOTHING I like more than a Jewish joke. It’s the anti-Jewish ones I’m not so keen on. Wandering through the streets of Edinburgh during the world’s largest arts festival, you never know what sight or sound you will be bombarded with next. Half-naked men on 6ft stilts meander by, half-naked girls rush to sell you their show, troops of Japanese acrobats tumble past. But I wasn’t prepared for the verbal assault I got when I wandered into a comedy gig this week. There have always been anti- Semitic jokes. But you know times are changing when you go along...
  • Protest Crasher Fitting in with lefty discontents.

    08/14/2006 10:46:04 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 36 replies · 1,582+ views
    NRO ^ | August 14, 2006, 2:55 a.m. | — Bridget Johnson
    In the cinematic classic Wedding Crashers, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson blend seamlessly into nuptial bashes to score free crab cakes and to score with love-struck bridesmaids. When it comes to protest-crashing, the skilled, already well-known are the sign-wielding counter-demonstrators like the Protest Warriors scoring points with the Right. But what, I wondered, would it be like to slip into a lefty demonstration under the radar, à la Vaughn and Wilson, to see the lefties in their natural habitat, un-freaked by lingering righties? The only thing that made me hesitate before giving it a try was the fear that if...
  • Iran launches Holocaust cartoon exhibit

    08/14/2006 10:07:28 AM PDT · by jmc1969 · 18 replies · 1,223+ views
    AP ^ | August 14 2006
    An exhibition of more than 200 cartoons about the Holocaust opened Monday as Iran's response to last year's Muslim outrage over a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad in a Danish newspaper. The display, showing 204 entries from Iran and abroad, was strongly influenced by the views of Iran's hard-line president, Mahoud Ahmadinejad, who drew widespread condemnation last year for calling the Holocaust a "myth" and saying Israel should be destroyed.
  • Passport photograph of [5 year-ol] girl's bare shoulders rejected 'as it may offend (Guess who)'

    08/13/2006 7:29:23 PM PDT · by aculeus · 94 replies · 3,475+ views
    The Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | August 14, 2006 | By Paul Stokes
    (Filed: 14/08/2006) A five-year-old girl's passport application was rejected because her photograph showed her bare shoulders. Hannah Edwards's mother, Jane, was told that the exposed skin might be considered offensive in a Muslim country. The photograph was taken at a photo-booth at a local post office for a family trip to the south of France. Because of the way the camera was set up, the picture came out showing Hannah's shoulders. The family had it signed and presented it at a post office with the completed form but were told that it would not be accepted by the Passport Office....
  • Haq allegedly shot woman, then chased her up stairs, killed her

    08/03/2006 8:51:52 PM PDT · by Westlander · 62 replies · 1,707+ views
    Seattle Times ^ | August 3, 2006 | Mike Carter, Natalie Singer and Jennifer Sullivan
    When a gunman opened fire on women at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle last Friday, he announced the shootings were intended to make a statement. "These are Jews," he told 911 dispatchers in a recorded conversation. "I want these Jews to get out. "I'm tired of getting pushed around, and our people getting pushed around by the situation in the Middle East"