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    10/28/2015 1:41:37 AM PDT · by Cronos · 5 replies
    Front page mag ^ | 27 October 2015 | Dr. Stephen M. Kirby
    As I have mentioned before, "Fantasy Islam" is a popular game among many non-Muslims and so-called “moderate” or “reformist” Muslims. Reza Aslan appears to be such a Muslim. Reza Aslan was born in Iran. In 1979, at the age of seven, he and his family fled the Iranian Revolution and came to the United States. At the age of 15 he converted to evangelical Christianity, but later returned to Islam. His website states that he is “an internationally acclaimed writer and scholar of religions.” He is currently a Professor of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside...Aslan stated that...
  • Irving clock kid named to Time's Most Influential Teens of 2015 list

    10/27/2015 7:47:03 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 26 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | 10/27/15 | Foxnews4staff
    Irving clock kid named to Time's Most Influential Teens of 2015 list Time has named the former Irving student arrested for bringing a clock to school one of its ‘30 Most Influential Teens of 2015.’ Ahmed Mohamed, 14, was arrested by Irving police in September after he brought a homemade digital clock to school that was mistaken for a bomb by Irving MacArthur High School faculty. The subsequent fallout made international headlines.
  • Bill O'Reilly Explains Why He Cast a Muslim Actor for the Role of Jesus in 'Killing Jesus'

    03/27/2015 7:59:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/27/2015 | BY VINCENT FUNARO
    Bill O'Reilly, host of the Fox News program "The O'Reilly Factor," spoke briefly at the premiere of the new National Geographic mini-series "Killing Jesus," which is based on his best-selling book, and talked about his controversial decision to cast a Muslim actor for role of Jesus in the film. During his speech, which took place before the series was shown to the audience in its entirety, O'Reilly explained his decision to cast young Muslim actor Haaz Sleiman for the role of Jesus. He admitted to being concerned about some of the backlash that might come, but said Sleiman "was the...
  • Muslim leaders play victim in Oklahoma beheading

    09/28/2014 9:08:48 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 31 replies
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | Thomas Lifson
    Colleen Hufford of Moore Oklahoma may be missing her head, but the real victims are Muslims, or so we are being asked to believe. In fact, according to the Imam of the Islamic Institute of Boston, Islam suffers a “double hurt.” And here I thought Ms. Hufford had it bad. The imam should know, after all, it was his Institute’s “resident scholar” who was reportedly the former imam of the Oklahoma mosque attended by Alton Alexander Nolen, aka Jah’Keem Yisrael, who wielded the knife separating Ms. H’s head from her body. And the leadership of that Oklahoma mosque agree that...
  • Obama: Islamic State 'is not Islamic'

    09/11/2014 6:06:14 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 96 replies
    WND ^ | September 11,2014 | Chelsea Schilling
    In his prime-time speech to the nation on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, President Obama vowed to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic State insurgency in Iraq and Syria with airstrikes and 475 U.S. boots on the ground – but he also made a particular point of declaring that the Islamic State terrorists “are not Islamic.” “Now let’s make two things clear: ISIL is not Islamic,” Obama said, speaking from the state floor of the White House residence. “No religion condones the killing of innocents, and the vast majority of ISIL’s victims have been...
  • No, Buying 'The Koran for Dummies' Doesn't Mean You'll Get Islam Right

    08/31/2014 3:02:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    PRI ^ | August 27, 2014
    You might think that militant Islamists would have a firm grip on at least one thing: Islam. Think again. (This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the full interview.) In 2013, 22-year-old Britons Yusuf Sarwar and Mohammed Ahmed were preparing to leave the UK and join extremist groups in Syria. But first, they bought some reading material from Amazon. One of those books was "The Koran for Dummies." “Even though they may have ordered it, I don't think they read it,” says Sohaib Nazeer Sultan, who's the author of the book and Princeton University's first campus imam....
  • Why some Christians want to worship Allah

    06/24/2014 9:00:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 101 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 06/24/2014 | ISHAAN THAROOR
    Malaysia's highest court on Monday rejected a challenge to a ban that in effect prohibits non-Muslims from referring to God as Allah. That ban has been in place since 2007 and, despite a series of appeals by the Catholic Church, will now remain. Malay-speaking Chrisians have long used the word "Allah" to signify God; the word entered the Malay language in the medieval era with the arrival of Arabic-speaking merchants. But in Malaysia's complex, fragmented social landscape, historic realities often rub up against modern politics. Malaysian authorities pursuing the case say that Christian usage of the term presents a dangerous...
  • ‘Islamophobia’ Thought Crimes at Berkeley

    06/04/2014 2:26:21 AM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Frontpage ^ | 6/4/2014 | Cinnamon Stillwell and Rima Greene
    What’s an “Islamophobia”-promoting academic to do when there simply aren’t enough hate crimes to sustain the mythical narrative that Muslim-Americans are persecuted for their religion? The Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project (IRDP) at the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Race & Gender came up with a brilliant idea for this spring’s Fifth Annual International Islamophobia Conference: they invented a thought crime called “latent Islamophobia.” According to the conference description and “inspired by [the late Columbia professor] Edward Said’s work on Orientalism,” “Islamophobia” can be broken into two categories: latent and manifest: Latent Islamophobia is founded upon an unquestionable certitude...
  • ‘Islamophobia’ Thought Crimes at Berkeley--Coming soon to a university near you

    06/04/2014 4:30:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | June 4, 2014 | Cinnamon Stillwell and Rima Greene
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://www.frontpagemag.com - ‘Islamophobia’ Thought Crimes at BerkeleyPosted By Cinnamon Stillwell and Rima Greene On June 4, 2014 @ 12:39 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 2 Comments [To order David Horowitz and Robert Spencer's pamphlet Islamophobia: Thought Crime of the Totalitarian Future, click here.]What’s an “Islamophobia”-promoting academic to do when there simply aren’t enough hate crimes to sustain the mythical narrative that Muslim-Americans are persecuted for their religion? The Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project (IRDP) at the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Race & Gender came up with a brilliant idea for this spring’s Fifth Annual...
  • "'Democracy' is a cult in the West." [-Robert Bergdahl]

    06/03/2014 9:28:26 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 28 replies
    twitter via UK Daily Mail ^ | 29 Mar 2014 | Robert Bergdahl
    @daqeqa Agree! "Democracy" is a cult in the West. I think most of afgs see law in terms of sharia not secular democracy, man centric laws.
  • Malaysia court rules non-Muslims cannot use 'Allah'

    10/14/2013 6:11:13 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 25 replies
    BBC ^ | 14 October 2013 Last updated at 10:16 ET
    A Malaysian court has ruled that non-Muslims cannot use the word Allah to refer to God, even in their own faiths, overturning a 2009 lower court ruling. The appeals court said the term Allah must be exclusive to Islam or it could cause public disorder. People of all faiths use the word Allah in Malay to refer to their Gods. Christians argue they have used the word, which entered Malay from Arabic, to refer to their God for centuries and that the ruling violates their rights. One Malaysian Christian woman said the ruling would affect the community greatly. "If we...
  • 9 charged in $3M dollar food stamp fraud case

    09/09/2013 10:04:18 AM PDT · by kevcol · 34 replies
    WPRI ^ | Sept 5, 2013 | Dan McGowan & Time White
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Food stamp fraud is a “significant problem” in Rhode Island. That was the message U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha sent Thursday when he announced that nine people are facing criminal charges for allegedly defrauding the federally funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program out of more than $3 million. During a two-year undercover investigation, Neronha said eight Rhode Island residents and one New York man were found to be illegally allowing food stamp recipients to use their EBT cards to obtain cash in exchange for a large surcharge at five Providence convenience stores. ... Six people were charged by...
  • Reza Aslan Misrepresents His Scholarly Credentials (Not a PhD in "History of Religion")

    07/30/2013 11:59:29 AM PDT · by xzins · 13 replies
    First Things ^ | July 29, 2013 | Matthew J. Franck
    There is a bit of a hubbub in the interwebs about an interview conducted by Lauren Green, religion correspondent for Fox News Channel, with Reza Aslan, author of a new book on Jesus titled Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. Our friend Joe Carter, over at GetReligion, has the basic story. Green launched the interview (available here in full) with a question about why a Muslim should want to write a book about Jesus. A reasonable question, and not a hostile one on its face–but by the end of the interview Green has returned to it in...
  • Liberal media love new Jesus book 'Zealot', fail to mention author is Muslim

    07/24/2013 1:25:13 PM PDT · by arthurus · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 24, 2013 | John S. Dickerson
    Reza Aslan, author of the new book, “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth” has been interviewed on a host of media outlets in the last week. Riding a publicity wave, the book has surged to #2 on Amazon's list. Media reports have introduced Aslan as a “religion scholar” but have failed to mention that he is a devout Muslim. His book is not a historian’s report on Jesus. It is an educated Muslim’s opinion about Jesus -- yet the book is being peddled as objective history on national TV and radio. Aslan is not a trained historian.
  • Christ In Context: 'Zealot' Explores The Life Of Jesus

    07/16/2013 5:02:25 AM PDT · by vg0va3 · 10 replies
    NPR book review ^ | July 15, 2013 3:02 PM | Books by Reza Aslan
    Writer and scholar Reza Aslan was 15 years old when he found Jesus. His secular Muslim family had fled to the U.S. from Iran, and Aslan's conversion was, in a sense, an adolescent's attempt to fit into American life and culture. "My parents were certainly surprised," Aslan tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross. As Aslan got older, he began his studies in the history of Christianity, and he started to lose faith. He came to the realization that Jesus of Nazareth was quite different from the Messiah he'd been introduced to at church. "I became very angry," he says. "I became...
  • Bill Cosby: We Should All Be More Like Muslims

    06/10/2013 3:17:54 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 136 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com ^ | June 10, 2013 | Breitbart News
    This past weekend, Cosby penned an op-ed for The New York Post in which he detailed some of the flaws in modern society. He also suggested we should take a page out of the Koran if we want to have healthier families, less crime and more productive people. I’m a Christian. But Muslims are misunderstood. Intentionally misunderstood. We should all be more like them. They make sense, especially with their children. There is no other group like the Black Muslims, who put so much effort into teaching children the right things, they don’t smoke, they don’t drink or overindulge in...
  • POLL: OBAMA UP 5 IN D+11 POLL (it's another Blivet Poll! - LOL!)

    09/13/2012 3:24:18 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 64 replies
    Breitbart/Big Government ^ | 9-13-2012 | Mike Flynn
    September 13, 2012 POLL: OBAMA UP 5 IN D+11 POLL Mike Flynn Today's RCP Average of presidential polls show Obama leading Romney by a little more than 3 points. A big reason for this is the abundance of polls featuring heavily Democrat skews in their samples. Juice the numbers enough and you can show just about any Obama lead you want. Garbage in, garbage out, as they say. A good example of this is today's Democracy Corps poll. It shows Obama with a 5-point lead over Romney. Of course, the sample for the poll is D+11. Now, I get tired...
  • U.S. Embassy calls out Muslim Brotherhood for conflicting tweets

    09/13/2012 2:42:01 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 31 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 13 Sep 2012 | Ron Recinto
    The U.S. called out the Muslim Brotherhood for apparently tweeting a different set of messages—a kind one in English, and one in Arabic with a different tone—as demonstrators and security forces were battling outside the embassy in Cairo. The Muslim Brotherhood's English-language Twitter account (@Ikhwanweb) retweeted a message from deputy head Khairat el-Shater saying he was "relieved none of @USEmbassyCairo staff was harmed" and hoped U.S.-Egypt relations "will sustain [the] turbulence of Tuesday's events." However, according to ahramonline.com, the Brotherhood's Arabic-language Twitter account and its website were praising the protests staged against a U.S.-made film that some Muslims deem insulting...
  • "The Innocence of Muslims" Produced by a Muslim?

    09/13/2012 12:51:41 PM PDT · by golux · 39 replies
    FR Vanity | 091312 | golux
    Please forgive me if all of this sounds ridiculous... But I have spent a little time viewing clips from this "Innocence of Muslims" film. It is so astonishingly poorly acted and produced that I cannot even compare it to the worst student movies I have ever seen.... And I have produced, directed, and SEEN a lot of junk in formats from Super8 to 35 and up. The piece is almost unbelievably bad. Unbelievably - as in - nothing I have ever seen from the West is this bad, this poorly edited, acted, written, lit, greenscreened. The piece is a parody...
  • US Muslims find defending themselves exhausting

    03/12/2011 9:27:18 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 50 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 12, 2011 | JEFF KAROUB
    ... As the profile of American Muslims has been heightened by the 9/11 attacks and subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, many Muslims say they too have been inspired to protect their communities against terrorism. They are becoming more active in civic and political causes and more regularly reach out to law enforcement officials. "No community is working more diligently than the Muslim community," said Sally Howell, an associate professor at University of Michigan-Dearborn and author of several books and essays on Arabs and Muslims in Detroit. "Really, there is nobody in our society that is more concerned about this...
  • Imam Shakeup at the Ground Zero Mosque (Imam Rauf had to go but his replacement is no better)

    01/17/2011 8:03:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/17/2011 | Pamela Geller
    There has been a shakeup at the Cordoba Initiative/Park 51, the group behind the projected Islamic supremacist mega-mosque at Ground Zero. The deceitful pro-Sharia Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and his wife Daisy Khan are out, and an imam from Washington, D.C., Abdullah Adhami, is in. What does this mean? First, it means that we won. We are declaring victory. It seems clear that Rauf had to go because he had become a liability to the taqiyya project of the Ground Zero mosque. And that is because of the light we shed on his true beliefs and allegiances. Rauf snagged more...
  • Theologian Says Islam, Christianity Share Basic Beliefs

    09/28/2010 1:44:42 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 64 replies
    http://www.winonadailynews.com/ ^ | September 28, 2010 | Jerome Christenson
    Think of it as a sibling rivalry on a cosmic scale. No two faiths share so many fundamental beliefs as do Christianity and Islam, yet their adherents often appear to be locked in irreconcilable conflict. Noted Islamic theologian and scholar Sheikh Odeh A. Muhawesh shared his view Monday at Winona State University of the similarities and often exaggerated differences between Christians and Muslims.
  • Barack Obama, 'Muslim' President (Obama Is a Terrible 'Muslim President')

    08/20/2010 11:45:09 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 65 replies · 1+ views
    Guardian ^ | Friday 20 August 2010 | Wajahat Ali
    Like many Muslim Americans, I had high hopes – now dashed: our brother drinks beer, eats pork and won't fast at RamadanOne wonders why only 20% of Americans believe President Barack Obama is a Muslim, considering the overwhelming evidence conclusively proving his slavish allegiance to Islam and utter disregard for Christianity. After Obama's wishy-washy defence of Muslim Americans' freedom to build a community centre, which includes a mosque, two blocks away from Ground Zero, a poll from the Pew Research Centre reveals that nearly 20% of Americans – up from 11% a year ago – consider him a Muslim, and...
  • Caption Michelle Obama mourning with a friend in Spain

    08/11/2010 12:23:50 PM PDT · by Justaham · 27 replies
    Associated Press, AFP, Reuters , GatewayPundit | 8-11-10
    After a few days of plotting and planning the state-run media finally settled on an excuse. Now the media spin is that Queen Michelle really traveled to Spain to mourn the loss of a parent with a friend. Here’s Michelle mourning with the Spanish King Juan Carlos. Here’s Michelle mourning while sight seeing in Ronda. Poor Michelle even had to mourn with her friends down at the beach. It was a very somber trip for the First Lady…
  • Mosque Developer Open To Paterson Proposal (Not Really)

    08/11/2010 11:30:17 AM PDT · by Haiku Guy · 14 replies
    New York 1 ^ | 8/11/10 | Staff Writer
    The developer of the controversial mosque in Lower Manhattan says he is open to Governor David Paterson's offer to help find another site for the project. Paterson is volunteering another site on state owned property for the Islamic Center H says there needs to be greater dialogue to try and soothe everyone's fears. (anip) "While we ahve a tremendous amount of respect for our governor, and we are always interested in hearing what our leaders have to say, and what their ideas and proposals are. But this has always been about serving Lower Manhattan," said proposed mosque developer Sharif El-Gamal....
  • The Daily Show - a Lobby Group for the Ground Zero Mosque

    08/11/2010 8:26:25 AM PDT · by 240B · 24 replies
    FR Vanity ^ | today | 240B
    For the last week or so, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart has presented relentless coverage of the Ground Zero Mosque issue. All of the coverage was in favor of the Mosque. Comedy Central are even pleadingly presenting the Muslim generated straw-man arguments. CC insists that it is not a mosque, it is a 'cultural center' (yeah right) and Muslims are good honest people and only Al Quiada is bad. We know that the Left uses, so called, 'comedy', to say what they really believe and to attack people personally in the most vulgar way possible. The Daily Show is...

    12/24/2009 1:16:03 AM PST · by Cindy · 8 replies · 663+ views
    INTERNET HAGANAH.com ^ | December 23, 2009 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "...let's get back to the woeful tale of Bro. Ismail Royer, as presented at the Umar Lee blog:" SNIPPET: "Mr. Royer, formerly associated with CAIR, is currently serving a 20 year sentence for his work on behalf of designated Terrorist group Lashkar e Taiba. Lashkar e Taiba is notable among other things for having killed 171 people in Mumbai in 2008, among many other atrocities."
  • Brown DOES do God as he calls for New World Order in sermon at St Paul's

    04/01/2009 9:24:36 AM PDT · by TaraP · 84 replies · 1,296+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | April 1st, 2009 | James Chapman
    Gordon Brown has made an overtly religious call for a new world order based on the 'deep moral sense' shared by all faiths. Making the first speech by a serving Prime Minister at St Paul's Cathedral in London, he quoted scripture as he urged people to unite to forge a new 'global society'. The Prime Minister argued that through all faiths, traditions and heritages runs a 'single powerful modern sense demanding responsibility from all and fairness to all'. He quoted the Christian doctrine of 'do to others what you would have them do unto you' and highlighted similar principles in...
  • Obama Gets Islam Wrong At National Prayer Breakfast

    02/05/2009 1:50:58 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 17 replies · 854+ views
    Yidwithlid ^ | 2/5/09 | Yidwithlid
    If you watched the President at the National Prayer Breakfast this morning, you would have seen that he made a statement that was stunningly wrong (unless you are a Dhimmi or a PC cop): But no matter what we choose to believe, "There is no religion whose central tenet is hate. There is no God who condones taking the life of an innocent human being." HOGWASH. Has the President read the Qur'an since he converted to Christianity? Here are some of the "love your fellow man" type tenets taught by Islam:
  • Suddenly Obama has Muslim roots

    01/28/2009 9:11:56 AM PST · by Zakeet · 53 replies · 1,902+ views
    National Post ^ | January 28, 2009 | Steven Edwards
    During the U.S presidential campaign, Barack Obama’s handlers vigourously pointed out his Christian faith whenever the misconception arose he may be Muslim ... The handlers also roundly denounced any conservative commentator who might mention (mischievously, admittedly) his Arabic middle name, Hussein. They charged that such usage was "fear mongering." Once elected, however, he personally insisted on his middle name being spoken at his swearing-in ceremony. And now – in a gesture to the Muslim world – he has not only granted the first sit-down interview of his presidency to a pan-Arab television network, but uses the occasion to gush about...
  • Calling Islam Bus Ad Campaign

    12/10/2008 9:12:52 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 32 replies · 1,093+ views
    Dear Supporter: CallingIslam is launching this Bus Ad Campaign on behalf of the American Muslim community of South Florida. Many dedicated individuals, Mosques and Institutions have endorsed and supported this project. Starting November 25, 2008, this Bus Ad Campaign will cover both Dade and Broward Counties for duration of eight (8) weeks. The counties' transit system buses will display large, beautiful and colorful banners about Islam on the side of 120 buses, inviting fellow Americans to call 1-888-ISLAM-55 and to log on to www.CallingIslam.com website to find the real truth about Islam and Muslims.
  • Obama celebrates Christmas? Tom DeFrank: “Are you planning to hit the malls yourself on Friday?”

    11/26/2008 4:39:34 PM PST · by MikeFrancesa.com · 26 replies · 877+ views
    www.mikefrancesa.com/wordpress ^ | November 26, 2008 | www.mikefrancesa.com/wordpress
    Thank you Tom DeFrank for asking the Idiot Question of the Week: Tom DeFrank: Mr. President-elect, as we all know we’re — as we all know, we’re two — two days away from the biggest shopping day of the year, and a lot of retailers are worrying that this year it could be a disaster that this economy can ill afford. Do you — do you have any shopping advice for nervous consumers? And are you planning to hit the malls yourself on Friday? OBAMA: Well, we are going to do some — some Christmas shopping. And Malia and Sasha...
  • Obama's faith is widely mistaken in Kentucky (do they think he's Christian?)

    10/26/2008 8:02:26 AM PDT · by markomalley · 81 replies · 1,846+ views
    Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | 10/26/2008 | Jack Brammer
    FRANKFORT — Public misconception is widespread in Kentucky about Barack Obama's faith, a Herald-Leader/WKYT Kentucky Poll shows.Despite heavy national media attention about Obama's faith, more than half of likely Republican voters — 54 percent — and one of every four Democrats in the state do not know that the Democratic presidential nominee is a Christian, the poll found.The poll showed that 14 percent of likely Kentucky voters — 28 percent of Republicans, 4 percent of Democrats and 11 percent of independents — think Obama adheres to the Muslim faith."With all the media attention to the fact that Obama is...
  • Obama concedes mistake over Muslim outreach meeting

    10/10/2008 2:20:40 PM PDT · by mathprof · 45 replies · 2,164+ views
    [p]msnbc ^ | 10/10/08 | Jim Popkin, NBC News Senior Investigative Producer
    The Obama campaign’s Muslim outreach director participated in a meeting in mid September that was attended by several controversial Muslim activists, NBC News has learned. The Obama campaign now concedes that was a misjudgment, and that its top Muslim staffer would not have attended the meeting if she had known the full participant list beforehand. “Would a campaign staffer have attended if they were aware of the complete list of attendees? No,” said Obama spokesman Ben LaBolt in an email statement to NBC. The Muslim outreach meeting On September 15, newly named Muslim outreach director Minha Husaini spoke to a...
  • Senator Obama just answer the question: WHAT ABOUT ISRAEL?

    10/08/2008 5:38:06 AM PDT · by HD1200 · 39 replies · 1,192+ views
    Question to McCain & Obama from Town Hall audience: If, despite your best diplomatic efforts, Iran attacks Israel, would you be willing to commit U.S. troops in support and defense of Israel? Or would you wait on approval from the U.N. Security Council?
  • ISNA Admits Hamas Ties

    07/28/2008 9:47:07 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 1 replies · 106+ views
    FSM ^ | 28Jul08 | Steve Emerson
    In its latest filing before the federal district court in Dallas on behalf of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) and its affiliate organization, the North American Islamic Trust (NAIT) in the Hamas-terrorism financing case, the ACLU has made a noteworthy admission. Rather than deny that there is copious evidence tying ISNA and NAIT to Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, the brief argues that such evidence is merely dated. In a curious footnote on page 7, the reply states:
  • Obama rejects charges of flip-flopping

    07/08/2008 12:58:43 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 25 replies · 66+ views
    Reuters / Google News ^ | July 08, 2008 | Caren Bohan
    Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama rejected charges on Tuesday that he has shifted positions on Iraq and other issues as part of a move to the center now that he is his party's nominee. As he positions himself for the battle against Republican John McCain, the Illinois senator abandoned a vow to reopen the North American Free Trade Agreement, did not oppose a Supreme Court decision striking down Washington's gun ban and said he would support expanding the government's wiretap authority. Most recently, he signaled more flexibility on his pledge to quickly pull U.S. troops out of Iraq, telling reporters...
  • CBS’s Tough Look at Obama: Loves Scrabble, Doesn’t Like Ice Cream (!!!)

    06/18/2008 1:07:13 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 68 replies · 1,108+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 6/18/2008 | Kyle Drennen
    On Wednesday’s CBS "Early Show," co-host Julie Chen teased an upcoming segment on Barack Obama: "...during the long primary season, we all learned a lot about Barack Obama. He is a Senator. He's a Harvard grad. He's a husband. And he is a father. But this morning, you're going to learn five things you probably don't know about Barack Obama." Later, in David Letterman style, correspondent Jeff Glor introduced the story: "...here are the top five things you likely don't know about Barack Obama." Among those things, were important facts such as "Number four -- in addition to enjoying basketball...
  • Muslims barred from picture at Obama event

    06/18/2008 8:30:58 AM PDT · by homeguard · 99 replies · 606+ views
    Politico ^ | 6/18/08 | Ben Smith
    Two Muslim women at Barack Obama's rally in Detroit Monday were barred from sitting behind the podium by campaign volunteers seeking to prevent the women's headscarves from appearing in photographs or on television with the candidate. The campaign has apologized to the women, all Obama supporters who said they felt betrayed by their treatment at the rally. "This is of course not the policy of the campaign. It is offensive and counter to Obama's commitment to bring Americans together and simply not the kind of campaign we run," said Obama spokesman Bill Burton, who added that the volunteers were acting...
  • Smiling "Just Fireworks" Terrorist Not Smiling Now: Ahmed Mohamed Pleads to Being a Terrorist

    06/14/2008 12:32:57 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies · 113+ views
    debbieschlussel.com ^ | June 13, 2008 | Debbie Schlussel
    Remember Ahmed Abdellatif Sherif Mohamed, one half of the Muslim duo caught driving on an obscure highway near Goose Creek, South Carolina in the middle of the night, with pipe bombs, laptops, and Korans, back in August of last year? The claimed it was "just fireworks" and that they were going to spend a weekend grilling or something. Yup, "grilling" Americans. They were driving near a military installation which stores nuclear weapons and held terrorist enemy combatants. With the Yemeni Mohamed was Yousef Megahed, an Egyptian. They both smiled in their mugshots and in court proceedings. "Just Fireworks" Terrorist Ahmed...
  • Obama’s Unofficial Slogan: ‘No, You’re Wrong.’ - Whatever happened to his ‘pang of shame’?

    06/11/2008 12:56:41 PM PDT · by neverdem · 20 replies · 216+ views
    National Review Online ^ | June 11, 2008 | Jim Geraghty
    June 11, 2008, 6:00 a.m. Obama’s Unofficial Slogan: ‘No, You’re Wrong.’Whatever happened to his ‘pang of shame’? By Jim Geraghty As Barack Obama’s campaign becomes defined by a series of embarrassments — his assessment of what small-town residents cling to, a mentor who believes the government created HIV, a friend of 20 years who takes to the pulpit and demands whites give up 401(k) accounts to atone for their ancestor’s racist sins, a wife who pledges to take away some people’s pie and give it to others, an associate who expresses no regret over planting a bomb in a...
  • Palestinian Analyst says Obama’s Speech to AIPAC was Taqqiya (Deception)

    06/10/2008 9:34:54 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 16 replies · 231+ views
    IsraPundit ^ | 06/10/08 | Bill Levinson
    There is already a widespread consensus that Barack Obama will say whatever he has to say to get elected. His own pastor, Jeremiah Wright, said that he understood why Obama had to distance himself from him to avoid unfavorable attention. Obama also put on an American flag pin (perhaps for the first time) along with an Israel flag pin to talk to AIPAC, but he would probably wear a Palestinian flag pin if he spoke to the International Solidarity Movement. We also recall Yassir Arafat’s technique of saying in English what he wanted the West to believe while using Arabic...
  • At the Official Obama Site: 'The Israeli Connection to 9/11'

    06/08/2008 6:49:10 PM PDT · by ricks_place · 21 replies · 241+ views
    lgf ^ | 6/8/08 | lgf
    Looks like in their rush to delete the antisemitic post I wrote about earlier, the administrators at my.barackobama.com missed something
  • Obama's Implausible Deniability

    06/08/2008 11:30:33 AM PDT · by hecht · 4 replies · 36+ views
    Obama's Implausible Deniability When Obama invoked the word CHANGE and made CHANGE his core message, who knew that the CHANGE would be his CHANGING positions, his CHANGING of history, his CHANGING his story? Skittish Obambi yet again twists, inverts, and backs away from what he previously said (think Jerusalem). This guy is has no sign, no real epistemology, a constantly shifting premise. Obama Campaign Continues to Deny Obama's Position on the Surge John McCormack, The Weekly Standard blog Last Friday, David Axelrod said that Barack Obama "never disputed the fact that if you throw a surge of American soldiers in...
  • At the Official Obama Site: 'How the Jewish Lobby Works' (Anti-Semitism at Obama Official Website)

    06/08/2008 11:17:38 AM PDT · by mojito · 93 replies · 569+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | 6/8/2008 | Charles Johnson
    Here’s yet another disgusting antisemitic page at the official Barack Obama campaign web site, by a group calling itself “Socialists for Obama.” This group of Jew-haters has apparently been at his site since April, and there are numerous comments from Obama supporters that are indistinguishable from the hate speech you’ll find at neo-Nazi sites: Barack Obama : : Change We Can Believe In | Socialists for Obama: How the jewish lobby works. There’s something deeply wrong with a presidential candidate who attracts so many of these hateful psychotics. Read the comments; you just won’t believe what is allowed to be...
  • Obama Misspeaks on Jerusalem...Forced to Backpeddle

    06/06/2008 10:01:28 AM PDT · by KatyLoraleyVidales · 25 replies · 144+ views
    Right Up Front ^ | 06/06/2008 | R Hargraves
    One day into his "presumptive nominee" status, and Barack Obama is already showing how incredibly relevant and dangerous his inexperience will be should he be elected. Trying to outdo John McCain during an AIPAC speech, Barack said that Jerusalem should remain the undivided capital of Israel. American foreign policy on this matter has long been that the two parties should settle the dispute themselves. Ed Morrisey at Hot Air explains: The US has no official position on the status of Jerusalem other than to insist that the two parties work it out between themselves. It is considered one of the...
  • Obama Flips On Jerusalem, Again!

    06/06/2008 8:05:49 AM PDT · by Jabrown · 21 replies · 53+ views
    Politically Drunk On Power ^ | 06/06/2008 | Jarid Brown
    Is Barack Obama the quintessential politician who will say anything depending on the group he is in front of? Obama won widespread applause from the Jewish community and Israeli citizens after he became the first president since 1967 to make public his opinion that Jerusalem should remain the “undivided” capital of Israel. The remarks were clearly made to pander to the AIPAC membership, the nations LARGEST JEWISH LOBBY. Obama’s statement is that it immediately drew widespread criticism ... ...the Obama campaign made an attempt to get in front of the story yesterday. According to the Jerusalem Post “a campaign adviser...
  • News crew attacked during report at TiZA charter school [instruction in Islam to its students....]

    05/19/2008 5:44:43 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 30 replies · 159+ views
    News crew attacked during report at TiZA charter school The state Education Department on Monday directed a Minnesota charter school to "correct" two areas related to religion at the school. Tarik ibn Zayad Academy, which focuses on Middle Eastern culture and shares a mosque with the Muslim American Society of Minnesota, came under fire after a teacher alleged that the school was offering religious instruction in Islam to its students. "The Minnesota Department of Education goes to great lengths to make clear to charter schools and their sponsors that, while schools should appropriately accomodate students' religious beliefs, they must be...
  • New State Department lexicon forbids use of the words "jihad" or "jihadist"

    04/22/2008 5:45:23 AM PDT · by camerakid400 · 37 replies · 172+ views
    Jihad Watch ^ | April 22 08 | Robert Spencer
    A reliable source has informed me that Condoleeza Rice has approved a new lexicon for State Department usage, absolutely forbidding the use of the terms "jihad" and "jihadist" by any State Department official. The argument, of course, is the old Streusand/Guirard claim that by using the word jihad, we're validating the jihadist claim to be waging jihad. Of course, it's ridiculous to think that the U.S. State Department carries any validating authority within the Islamic world to determine what is Islam and what isn't. This would be the first time that unbelievers have set the meaning of Islamic theology for...
  • Barack Obama, Man of Faith [from his Senate campaign]

    04/16/2008 12:36:35 PM PDT · by SJackson · 34 replies · 67+ views
    MensNewsDaily ^ | August 22, 2004 | Nicholas Stix
    Barack Obama, Man of Faith August 22, 2004 by Nicholas Stix "I am a Christian.… So, I have a deep faith. I'm rooted in the Christian tradition. I believe that there are many paths to the same place, and that is a belief that there is a higher power, a belief that we are connected as a people. "That there are values that transcend race or culture, that move us forward, and there's an obligation for all of us individually as well as collectively to take responsibility to make those values lived.” Thus, U.S. Senate candidate for Illinois Barack Obama...