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  • Arkansas: More Creeping Sharia In Public Schools; Teacher.. Sneak Muslim Speaker To Class On 9/11

    09/15/2013 2:58:45 PM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    Gateway ^ | September 15, 2013 | Mara Zebest
    Liberal Academia pushing Islam on the children. In case you missed this one, there was a report at JihadWatch and numerous other sources that a Boston school (Concord-Carlisle High) replaced the Pledge of Allegiance with a Muslim poem on the anniversary of 9/11. Now if that isn’t infuriating enough, there is another report out of Arkansas in which a school attempted to sneak in a Muslim speaker to proselytize on the 9/11 anniversary. Parents weren’t told and Liberal media was surprised that parents would have a problem with this. Notice in the video report below, how the media managed to...
  • Rolling Stone’s strange, dreamy cover of terrorist, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

    07/17/2013 9:49:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/17/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    It’s interesting, and infuriating. We’ve already seen the rise of what Twitchy calls the “Jaharem” of admirers of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, in custody since murdering a police officer and engaging in a firefight with law enforcement, then hiding and bleeding in a boat the rest of the day until he was discovered. Now Rolling Stone offers a profile of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving brother of the duo who killed three and injured hundreds of others at the event, including an eight-year-old boy shredded by their bomb.Why not give Tsarnaev the soft focus treatment for that, huh?RS at least...
  • Excusing Jihad In Boston

    04/24/2013 5:53:53 AM PDT · by SJackson · 8 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | April 24, 2013 | Robert Spencer
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - Excusing Jihad In BostonPosted By Robert Spencer On April 24, 2013 @ 12:58 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 21 Comments Dzhokhar Tsarnaev woke up and told investigators that he and his brother Tamerlan were waging a lone jihad when they set off two bombs packed with nails and ball bearings at the Boston Marathon. He said his brother came up with the whole plot out of a desire to “defend Islam.” And as if on cue, the mainstream media began an all-out effort to obscure and downplay the significance of the now indisputable fact that...
  • Michelle Obama and John Kerry to Honor Anti-Semite and 9/11 Fan

    03/07/2013 5:39:02 AM PST · by LSUfan · 4 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 7 March 13 | Samuel Tadros
    On Friday March 8, Michelle Obama will join John Kerry at a special ceremony at the State Department to present ten women the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. The award, says the press release, is given to “women around the globe who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for women’s rights and empowerment, often at great personal risk.” Five of these awards are being given to women from Muslim-majority countries, underscoring the unique plight of women in those countries. The only problem is that one of the women to be recognized is an anti-Semite and...
  • Krauthammer To Muslim Protestors In Egypt: “Go To Hell”

    09/12/2012 6:17:07 AM PDT · by el_texicano · 104 replies
    Tammy Bruce Live Wire ^ | September 11, 2012 | Tammy Bruce
    Via Daily Caller: “That statement is an embarrassment. That is a hostage statement. That’s a mob of al-Qaeda sympathizers in Egypt, forcing the United States make a statement essentially of apology, on 9/11 of all days, for something we’re not responsible. I would issue a statement saying to the mob, ‘go to hell.’ The way America works, the way democracy works is that everybody has a right to express themselves. We don’t police our speech. And you ought to apologize to the United States for storming the embassy and the violation of the ultimate sacred principle of democracy, which is...
  • AG disturbed by reports of NYPD surveillance in NJ

    03/08/2012 10:11:49 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 8, 2012 | PETE YOST
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Eric Holder says he's disturbed by what he's read about the New York Police Department conducting surveillance of mosques and Islamic student organizations in New Jersey. Holder says the Justice Department is reviewing the matter.
  • Code Pink coordinator offers Gitmo terrorists her house’s spare bedroom

    02/16/2011 4:05:16 AM PST · by Suvroc10 · 33 replies
    Examiner ^ | February 16, 2011 | Marc Schenker
    Code Pink coordinator offers Gitmo terrorists her house’s spare bedroom. In light of the vote late last night by the Berkeley City Council to consider taking in freed Gitmo terrorists, a Code Pink coordinator went on national television to demonstrate how radical and un-American she was by offering room and board to Islamic terrorists who didn’t have any place to go. Code Pink’s coordinator for the Golden State’s chapter of Code Pink, those militant women who are anti-war to the max, Holly Harwood, said that freed Gitmo terrorists were welcome in her home and that she already had a spare...
  • America-Hating Terrorist Lynne Stewart May Die In Prison. Good.

    07/16/2010 8:35:39 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 32 replies · 1+ views
    Lynne Stewart is a terrorist and a traitor and ideally she should have received the death penalty. That wasn’t the way the pantywaist Clinton-appointed Judge John G. Koeltl saw it in 2006 when he sentenced the radical anti-American lawyer who became a willing participant in an Islamic terrorist plot to a mere 28 months in prison-a fraction of the 30-year term the government sought. But things have changed. The septuagenarian Stewart has been resentenced, this time to a 10-year prison term. It’s about bloody time. Note that some blogger and media outlets have been describing Stewart, an avowed Maoist, as...
  • (All Political) Holder: 'Political' Response in Congress to Sept. 11 Trial 'Disturbs Me'

    07/11/2010 6:47:20 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 21 replies
    fox news ^ | 7/11/2010 | fox news
    Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday accused Democrats and Republicans in Congress of politicizing the trial of the alleged Sept. 11 mastermind, saying it "disturbs me a great deal" that their bickering has disrupted the administration's timetable for dealing with Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his co-conspirators. In unusually blunt language, the attorney general expressed deep frustration with the way Congress has kicked around his trial plans. Holder announced last year that he wanted to try Mohammed and four other defendants in civilian courts in New York City, but the idea generated so much bipartisan controversy that it's all but been...
  • Kagan helped shield Saudis from 9/11 lawsuits

    05/11/2010 11:37:57 AM PDT · by ianschwartz · 20 replies · 1,083+ views
    Kagan Watch ^ | May 11, 2010 | Kagan Watch
    In May of 2009, Elena Kagan, as US solicitor general, filed papers with the US Supreme Court encouraging it not to listen to arguments in a lawsuit against the Saudi Arabian government. The suit was filed by thousands of family members and victims of the 9/11 terror attacks on the US.
  • When Will Liberals Give the Tea Party the Same Respect They Give Radical Islam?

    03/26/2010 10:55:48 AM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 26 replies · 538+ views
    American Thinker ^ | George Louvis
    Every time some Muslim blows up a plane, or a train, or kills innocent people, we hear from the Left how we should not judge all Muslims because of a few extremists. Our current President tells us, not to "jump to conclusions." Talking heads on TV try to calm us down and reassure us that Islam is the "Religion of Peace." Yet these same politicians and liberal media hacks are going on a rampage attacking their fellow Americans because allegedly a few used racial slurs at a Tea Party protest (with no corroboration from numerous video recordings). I am not...
  • More Bush Lawyers Join Attacks on Liz Cheney Ad (Liz informs the public of Al-Qaeda within DOJ)

    03/05/2010 5:11:39 PM PST · by tobyhill · 47 replies · 1,708+ views
    Newsweek ^ | 3/5/2010 | Michael Isikoff
    In recent days the Justice Department has been getting angry phone calls about the "Qaeda" lawyers supposedly hired by Attorney General Eric Holder. The reason? An unusually ferocious Web ad by Liz Cheney's advocacy group, Keep America Safe, targeting Justice lawyers who previously did pro bono work for Guantánamo detainees. The ad—in one frame, a headline refers to the DOJ as the "Department of Jihad"—has been denounced as McCarthyism by liberal critics. It's also being condemned by a growing number of former George W. Bush administration lawyers. Ted Olson, who served as Bush's solicitor general, says he has the "greatest...
  • The real reason Eric Holder is friendly to terrorists

    02/19/2010 7:37:01 PM PST · by Whenifhow · 13 replies · 771+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | February 16, 2010 | David Kupelian
    .... pundits have struggled to explain why Attorney General Eric Holder continually makes awful decisions .... SNIP It's not just since he's been Obama's attorney general that Holder has been making perverse decisions,.... SNIP Before joining the Obama administration, Holder ....a senior partner at the law firm of Covington & Burling, which .... specializes in "putting on the best terrorist defense": SNIP Holder's entire track record is profoundly disturbing – from his central role as Bill Clinton's deputy attorney general in pardoning two Weather Underground terrorists, ... to his last-minute springing of notorious fugitive tax cheat Marc Rich. SNIP In...
  • Oliver Stone Suggests Hitler Is 'Easy Scapegoat' ["We Can't Judge People As Only 'Bad' or 'Good']

    01/10/2010 5:06:27 PM PST · by Steelfish · 54 replies · 1,379+ views
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | Nick Allen
    Oliver Stone Suggests Hitler Is 'Easy Scapegoat' Oliver Stone, the controversial film director, is facing another backlash after suggesting that Hitler was made an "easy scapegoat" by history. By Nick Allen in Los Angeles 10 Jan 2010 Stone, who has previously been accused of promoting conspiracy theories and glorifying violence in his films, has made a new documentary series which he says will place historical figures including Hitler and Stalin "in context". In the trailer for "The Secret History of America" the director says: "You cannot approach history unless you have empathy for the person you may hate." He told...
  • Qaida sympathizer: I'm gone for good

    12/26/2009 1:30:59 AM PST · by Cindy · 6 replies · 777+ views
    (QUEENS CHRONICLE) via zwire.com ^ | December 23, 2009 | by Smriti Rao, Chronicle Contributor
    SNIPPET: "It may have been one of the coldest days this season, but that did not deter angry protesters from gathering at the residence of Youssef Al-Khattab, a Jewish convert to Islam who has been tagged as an Al-Qaida sympathizer." SNIPPET: "Sunday’s protest came after Al-Khattab posted comments on his website, revolutionmuslim.com, supporting the Fort Hood attacks and other violent acts of radical Muslims. He also has made several anti-Semitic comments on his site, including saying he wants liquid drain cleaner to be thrown in Jews’ faces, and calling for the outdoor huts some build during the holiday of Sukkot...
  • Free Lynne Stewart!

    11/19/2009 5:56:35 PM PST · by upchuck · 33 replies · 1,582+ views
    Email from ANSWER | Nov 19,2009
    Lynne Stewart was sent to prison today. People throughout the United States and around the world recognize this as a great miscarriage of justice. Her indictment was an outrage. So too was her conviction. The fact that this seventy year old veteran civil rights attorney has been sent to prison is a crime itself. She is serving a 28 month sentence although the Court of Appeals has remanded her case back to the original trial court with the hope that her sentence will be lengthened. The Bush Justice Department had sought a 30 year sentence. “Lynne Stewart should be set...
  • Still Willfully Blind

    11/10/2009 5:38:56 PM PST · by ventanax5 · 9 replies · 770+ views
    National Review ^ | Andrew c. McCarthy
    President Obama at Fort Hood today: "It may be hard to comprehend the twisted logic that led to this tragedy. But this much we do know — no faith justifies these murderous and craven acts; no just and loving God looks upon them with favor." Really? At his blog today, Andrew Bostom, a scholar of jihadism, cites the following passage from "Reliance of the Traveler," a widely distributed manual of Islamic law produced by al-Azhar University in Egypt, the most authoritative interpreters of theology and sharia jurisprudence in Sunni Islam, the dominant tradition among the world's Muslims:
  • Journalists raise funds for troubled Fort Hood shooter .........(Scrappleface)

    11/10/2009 6:43:09 AM PST · by IrishMike · 37 replies · 1,618+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 10, 2009 | Scott Ott
    Journalists across the nation, moved by the plight of a troubled Muslim psychiatrist whose "understandable emotional turmoil" broke out in gunfire last week at Fort Hood, Texas, will hold a major fundraising event in the coming weeks in honor of the accused shooter, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan. News coverage of the tragedy sparked reporters and anchors in the mainstream media to "reach out to Hasan in love and brotherhood because his righteous indignation at the illegal wars in Iraq and Afghanistan led him to express his outrage in the only avenue open to a non-journalist," according to an unnamed organizer...
  • VIDEO of American Muslims PRAISING Ft Hood Shooters. Sickening!

    11/08/2009 4:34:27 AM PST · by RaceBannon · 112 replies · 4,399+ views
    YouTube ^ | 11/08/2009 | YouTube
    This is a video of an American group PRAISING the Islamic Murders at Ft Hood This is happening in America! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhHYiWCm8Gs
  • ABC's Shame

    05/01/2009 2:07:19 PM PDT · by Scanian · 25 replies · 1,261+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | April 30, 2009 | Michael Goldfarb
    ABC runs a report showing the names and faces of two CIA contractors who may have had a role in the waterboarding of KSM and Abu Zubaydah. The network apparently outsourced this report to a freelancer named Matthew Cole, whose record in Nexis includes just three bylines -- two stories for Salon (one of which about "how Bush administration aid to Pakistan helps fund insurgents who kill U.S. troops"), and one for the San Jose Mercury News just two days after 9/11 reporting "anxiety about a backlash" among Muslims, who assure the reporter that the attack "has nothing to do...
  • Clifford D. May: The Left Romances the Jihad

    04/19/2009 6:41:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies · 541+ views
    Union Leader ^ | Saturday, Apr. 18, 2009 | CLIFFORD D. MAY
    Ask those on the left what values they champion, and they will say equality, tolerance, women's rights, gay rights, workers rights and human rights. Militant Islamists oppose all that, not infrequently through the application of lethal force. So how does one explain the burgeoning left-Islamist alliance? I know: There are principled individuals on the left who do not condone terrorism or minimize the Islamist threat. Author Paul Berman, a man of the left, has been more incisive on these issues than just about anyone else. Left-of-center publications, such as The New Republic, have not been apologists for jihadism. But it...
  • US Soldier Calls Out Mahdi Sympathizers in Iraqi Police

    02/08/2009 10:19:14 AM PST · by do the dhue · 27 replies · 1,282+ views
    pajama media ^ | 2/6/9 | video
    WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE Awesomely Awesome: US Soldier Calls Out Mahdi Sympathizers in Iraqi Police You thought Christian Bale could toss the f-bomb with aplomb and threaten to kick someone's ass? That was just a cameraman. This cat threatens to kick Mahdi army's asses personally. He uses the Paul Anka style of leadership to awesome effect. A lot of f-bomb here, but worth it. Newsworthy, so you can get away with it, I think.
  • Obama concerned about justice for terror suspects

    02/06/2009 2:18:14 PM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 19 replies · 709+ views
    YahooNews ^ | 02/06/09 | YahooNews
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama, preparing Friday to meet with families of terror victims, is concerned that Guantanamo Bay detainees have been held for years without trial. Obama wants to close the detention center in Cuba, and has signed an executive order to do so within a year. He has invited relatives of Americans killed in the bombing of the USS Cole in 2000 and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks the next year to the White House for a meeting Friday afternoon. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says Obama will discuss his plans for Guantanamo Bay with the terror victims'...
  • Obama concerned about justice for terror suspects

    02/06/2009 2:02:12 PM PST · by bergmeid · 20 replies · 626+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Fri Feb 6, 2009 | AP
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama, preparing Friday to meet with families of terror victims, is concerned that Guantanamo Bay detainees have been held for years without trial...
  • Feds Say Obama Prayer Leader Is From Group Linked to Hamas

    01/18/2009 11:09:38 AM PST · by EagleUSA · 13 replies · 820+ views
    Fox News ^ | 01/18/2009 | EagleUSA
    A Muslim scholar chosen to speak at President-elect Barack Obama's inaugural prayer service Wednesday is the leader of a group that federal prosecutors say has ties to terrorists. Ingrid Mattson, president of the Islamic Society of North America, is one of many religious leaders scheduled to speak at the prayer service at Washington's National Cathedral. Mattson has been the guest of honor at State Department dinners and has met with senior Pentagon officials during the Bush administration. She also spoke at a prayer service at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. Mattson, who was elected president of the society in...
  • Statement on U.S. torture may have unexpected fallout

    01/17/2009 7:03:11 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 26 replies · 1,247+ views
    International Herald Tribune ^ | January 17, 2009 | Scott Shane
    WASHINGTON: Just 14 months ago, at his confirmation hearing to become attorney general, Michael Mukasey frustrated and angered some senators by refusing to state that waterboarding, the near-drowning technique used on three prisoners by the CIA, is in fact torture. At his confirmation hearing over the past week, Eric Holder, the attorney general-designate, did not hesitate to express a clear view. He noted that waterboarding had been used to torment prisoners during the Inquisition, by the Japanese in World War II and in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge. "We prosecuted our own soldiers for using it in Vietnam," Holder said....
  • Hate crime laws are a-coming

    01/17/2009 6:12:41 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 16 replies · 1,022+ views
    jihadwatch.org ^ | January 17, 2009 | Robert Spencer
    "Hate" is in the eye of the beholder, and "hate crime" laws are essentially tools for enforcing officially accepted views. But with "hate crime" laws there will come "hate speech laws," coinciding neatly with the Islamic bloc's attempts at the UN to criminalize criticism of Islam. Such laws will effectively render it a criminal offense to discuss the motives and goals of the jihadists, thus rendering us mute and defenseless before them. And that, of course, is precisely the point. "'Hate crimes!' They're ba-ack!: Plan to federalize penalties for 'perceptions' reappears in Congress," by Bob Unruh for WorldNetDaily, January 15...
  • Obama prayer leader from group US linked to Hamas

    01/17/2009 5:40:44 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 33 replies · 1,595+ views
    Associated Press ^ | January 17, 2009
    WASHINGTON: A Muslim scholar chosen to speak at President-elect Barack Obama's inaugural prayer service Wednesday is the leader of a group that federal prosecutors say has ties to terrorists. Ingrid Mattson, president of the Islamic Society of North America, is one of many religious leaders scheduled to speak at the prayer service at Washington's National Cathedral.
  • Holder Defends Terrorists’ Clemency, Calls Rich Pardon a ‘Mistake’

    01/17/2009 5:35:52 PM PST · by yoe · 6 replies · 704+ views
    CNSNEWS ^ | January 16, 2009 | Fred Lucas
    In his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday, attorney-general nominee Eric Holder responded to the two top criticisms leveled against him by (1) defending clemency for members of a terrorist group and (2) saying, “I will be a better attorney general for having had the Marc Rich experience.” Holder has been criticized for several controversial and suspected politicized decisions he made as deputy attorney general during the Clinton administration. Chief among these have been his role, which he says he regrets, in President Clinton’s pardon of fugitive financier Marc Rich. Rich’s ex-wife, Denise Rich, had made large campaign donations to the Democratic...
  • NYC Schools "Educating" Kids to Protest for Hamas

    01/17/2009 11:27:35 AM PST · by nysuperdoodle · 2 replies · 312+ views
    Evil Conservative Radio ^ | 17 January 2009 | Evil Conservative
    In an interview with ECR on Jan 15, Pamela Hall, United American Committe and pro-Israel activist, gives us a street-level view of the Hamas protests in NYC. According to Ms. Hall, a surprising number of the protesters are students in the NYC school system, protesting on class time. NYC students are being radicalized with your tax dollars, chanting profanities and threats to Israel and her Zionist supporters. Hear her talk about the protests, the students, and the surprising reaction she got from school administrators. ..
  • 'War on terror' was a mistake, says Miliband

    01/14/2009 7:26:16 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 31 replies · 1,239+ views
    guardian.co.uk ^ | January 15, 2009 | Julian Borger
    The foreign secretary, David Miliband, today argues that the use of the "war on terror" as a western rallying cry since the September 11 attacks has been a mistake that may have caused "more harm than good". In an article in today's Guardian, five days before the Bush administration leaves the White House, Miliband delivers a comprehensive critique of its defining mission, saying the war on terror was misconceived and that the west cannot "kill its way" out of the threats it faces. British officials quietly stopped using the phrase "war on terror" in 2006, but this is the first...
  • Members Of Congress Who Believe That Israel Has NO Right to Defend Herself

    01/09/2009 4:41:17 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 28 replies · 1,107+ views
    This afternoon Congress Passed a Resolution: Recognizing Israel’s right to defend itself against attacks from Gaza, reaffirming the United States’ strong support for Israel, and supporting the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. (Full resolution below) Out of all of the Congressmen who were present, twenty-seven did not support the resolution. Five Voted NO and twenty-two didn't have the guts to vote yes or no, just present. Below is a list of those members of congress. Note that all but one (moonbat Ron Paul) are members of the Democratic party. California accounted for 25% of the group of 27:
  • Leon Panetta Pick Signals Obama Will Relent on War on Terror to ‘Civil Rights’ Concerns of Al-Qaeda

    01/06/2009 8:23:30 AM PST · by obamaisandrogynous · 46 replies · 1,733+ views
    Republican Liberty Caucus ^ | 1/6/2009 | Historicus and Publicola
    The pick of Leon Panetta as the new director of the Central Intelligence Agency signals just one thing — Barack Hussein Obama, Jr., the president-elect, is ready to capitulate to terrorists. For weeks, there have been rumors in the military and intelligence world that Obama was having difficulty finding a new CIA director because no one who was qualified wanted to work with Eric Holder, Obama’s choice for Attorney General. Holder famously defended the “wall of separation” between the CIA and the FBI during the Clinton administration, which prevented the agencies from sharing intelligence on terrorists, for fear of harming...
  • Congratulations CNN's Ben Wederman, you're officially Genocidal Hamas' "man"

    01/03/2009 6:49:01 PM PST · by PRePublic · 6 replies · 586+ views
    Congratulations CNN's Ben Wederman, you're officially Genocidal Hamas' "man"On CNN Andersen Cooper 'AC360' (http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/ ) (Jan 2, 2009), Ben Wedermnan was asked the real question of the day, "what about the fact that Hamas uses civilians areas to fire from there their missiles, aren't they the real culprit in Arab civilian losses?" Ben Wederman: "Hamas is a political grass roots" Israel has to come to terms with that. AC again then refocused the question, Ben Wederman, Hamas is "IN" the civilan population, it's a political grass roots movement that is embedded within the Palestinians. Amazing (unlike on Foxnews) no one...
  • Shoes thrown at Downing Street

    01/03/2009 2:37:57 PM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 57 replies · 1,503+ views
    hindu.com ^ | 01/03/09 | Hasan Suroor
    Mark of protest: Hundreds of shoes seen on the road along the Whitehall as police guard the entrance to Downing Street in London on Saturday. LONDON: Shoes were flung at Downing Street on Saturday by angry protesters calling for more active British intervention to bring an end to Israeli bombardment of Gaza. There were scuffles and angry exchanges as the police tried to control the crowd. An estimated 10,000 people, including a number of high-profile political figures and celebrities, marched through central London raising slogans against Israeli attacks and carrying placards saying “End the siege of Gaza” and “Freedom for...
  • HuffPo Hugs a Domestic Terrorist: Bill Ayers Has a Column at Huffington Post

    01/03/2009 8:27:16 AM PST · by St. Louis Conservative · 12 replies · 839+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | January 3, 2009 | Tom Blumer
    How do you elaborate on a headline like this? (HT Hot Air Headlines) The mainstreaming of a domestic terrorist continues apace. Of course, Huffington Post isn't "mainstream" in any real sense, but is considered as such by out-of-touch Old Media, which (post-election, of course) has frequently feted the 1970s Pentagon bomber. Here's the Huffington Post URL in case you wish to visit (I'd rather not hyperlink it): http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bill-ayers/obama-and-education-refor_b_154857.html At the link, HuffPo describes Ayers as "Author and Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago." There is, of course, no mention of his...
  • Rasmussen: Only 31% Of Democrats Back Israeli's Decision To Take Military Action

    01/01/2009 7:34:22 AM PST · by hamburglar · 79 replies · 1,574+ views
    Sixty-two percent (62%) of Republicans back Israel's decision to take military action against the Palestinians, but only half as many Democrats (31%) agree. A majority of Democrats (55%) say Israel should have tried to find a diplomatic solution first, a view shared by just 27% of Republicans.
  • Times Public Editor Tries to Rationalize Paper’s Use of “Terrorist” Label

    12/15/2008 12:45:36 PM PST · by AIM Freeper · 5 replies · 704+ views
    Boycott The New York Times ^ | December 15, 2008 | Don Feder
    An article in yesterday’s New York Times by Public Editor Clark Hoyt, “Separating the Terror and the Terrorists,” is a nauseating example of the paper’s moral relativism applied to the war on terrorism. Hoyt tries to rationalize The Times’ reluctance to apply the “terrorist” label to people who take hostages, blow up bystanders and shoot 5-year-old girls in their beds. Hoyt admits “The Times is sparing in its use of ‘terrorist’” when reporting on Palestinian atrocities. In an effort to be even-handed, the paper has decided to call the murder of Jews inside the 1948 boundaries of Israel “terrorist,” but...
  • Ted Turner: KGB ‘Honorable Place to Work’

    11/30/2008 9:02:22 PM PST · by RDTF · 59 replies · 1,586+ views
    Breitbart/You Tube ^ | Nov 30, 2008
    "And the KGB, I think, was an honorable place to work. And it, it gave people in the former Soviet Union, a communist country, an opportunity to do something important and worthwhile."
  • War-Weary Saddam Victims Miss His Iron Rule

    10/11/2008 6:58:38 PM PDT · by james500 · 43 replies · 893+ views
    Reuters ^ | 10/11/2008 | Mohammed Abbas
    Saddam Hussein was hanged for killing 148 Shi'ite men and boys in Dujail in 1982. But today, some people in this town on the Tigris say they miss life under the Iraqi dictator because they felt more secure. Even some of those from Dujail whose family members were murdered and imprisoned during Saddam's iron-fisted rule seemed seduced by the idea of a strong leader after years of chaos, bloodshed and deprivation since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003. "If someone like Saddam came back, I'd not only support him, I'd invite him to dinner. My uncle was killed in 1982 in...
  • Psychologists Vote to End Interrogation Consultations (of terrorists)

    09/18/2008 11:24:24 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 12 replies · 278+ views
    New York Times ^ | September 17, 2008 | Benedict Carey
    Members of the American Psychological Association have voted to prohibit consultation in the interrogations of detainees held at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, or so-called black sites operated by the Central Intelligence Agency overseas, the association said on Wednesday. The vote, 8,792 to 6,157 in a mail-in balloting concluded Monday, may help to settle a long debate within the profession over the ethics of such work. Psychologists have helped military and C.I.A. interrogators evaluate detainees, plan questioning strategy and judge its psychological costs. The association’s ethics code, while condemning a list of coercive techniques adopted in the Bush administration’s antiterrorism campaign, has...
  • "Understanding the sources of such madness..."

    09/13/2008 1:54:38 PM PDT · by jessduntno · 8 replies · 120+ views
    Hyde Park Herald ^ | September 19th 2001 | B. Hussein Obama
    We must also engage, however, in the more difficult task of understanding the sources of such madness. The essence of this tragedy, it seems to me, derives from a fundamental absence of empathy on the part of the attackers: an inability to imagine, or connect with, the humanity and suffering of others. Such a failure of empathy, such numbness to the pain of a child or the desperation of a parent, is not innate; nor, history tells us, is it unique to a particular culture, religion, or ethnicity. It may find expression in a particular brand of violence, and may...
  • The Translator Scandal Ripens

    05/05/2008 2:50:14 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 32 replies · 358+ views
    New English Review ^ | May 2008 | Jerry Gordon
    For over a year, we have been waging a relentless, nearly solitary battle in apprising the Congress and the American public about a billion dollar boondoggle and scandal: the lack of credible Arabic translators for our national security and intelligence agencies. As a result hundreds have been killed in Iraq from infiltration of our military and civilian intelligence agencies by agents of Islamist terrorists. Our FBI and CIA have been infiltrated by Muslim linguists who have successfully evaded polygraph tests and been able to pass on vital information to terror groups in the Middle East such as Hezbollah. Tens of...
  • ACLU Assembles Dream Team to Defend Gitmo Terrorists

    04/05/2008 5:47:17 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 20 replies · 186+ views
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 04/04/08 | stoptheaclu
    The Government has raised the number of detainees at Gitmo that they will be seeking the death penalty for to the enormous and shocking number of seven. The ACLU are quick and ready to defend these warriors! Backed by a slate of prominent legal figures, including former Attorney General Janet Reno and former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director William Webster, the ACLU has assembled a team of top civilian attorneys to supplement the military defense counsel assigned to represent Guantanamo’s “high-value detainees.” … The effort significantly adds to the legal forces that over the past seven years have challenged the...
  • Daily Kos: 'Please Let an Old Black Man Have His Anger in the Privacy of His Church'

    03/18/2008 9:56:23 AM PDT · by george76 · 45 replies · 2,115+ views
    lgf ^ | Mar 14, 2008
    As the news of Barack Obama’s pastor and his racist, America-hating comments slowly spreads (despite media’s best effort to ignore it), you just knew the Kos Kidz would be spinning like Iranian centrifuges, didn’t you? There are several Daily Kos diaries on the issue, but my favorite for sheer knuckleheaded idiocy is this one: Daily Kos: An Open Letter to White People.
  • Reuters: Suicide Bombers = Activists (gotta see this!!!)

    03/10/2008 5:38:27 PM PDT · by jdm · 15 replies · 739+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | March 10, 2008 | by Charles Johnson
    So, according to the AP’s guidelines, it would fall under the heading of fair use when I point out the following Reuters photograph, and mention that it’s yet another example of the mainstream wire services’ utter corruption and moral blindness, labeling Hamas terrorists in suicide bomber outfits as “activists.” They’ve slowly debased the language to the point where this kind of sick, evil description is routine business as usual. Palestinian Hamas activists take part in an anti-Israel rally organized by the Hamas movement in Gaza March 7, 2008. (Reuters)
  • Dozens Of Congressmen Support CAIR Despite Known Terror Ties

    02/11/2008 6:16:03 PM PST · by processing please hold · 21 replies · 154+ views
    Pat Dollard Young Americans ^ | February 11, 2008 | Pat Dollard
    Federal prosecutors describe CAIR as being an organization that supports terrorism…so WTF are these members of congress doing still supporting them? Homeland Security: In a new court filing, federal prosecutors describe the Council on American-Islamic Relations as a supporter of terrorists. So why are Democrats still supporting the organization? CAIR’s boosters on the Hill, where it’s headquartered just three blocks from the Capitol, have known for some time that several people in positions of power within the group have been directly connected to terrorism and have either been prosecuted or thrown out of the country. Yet lawmakers have gone right...
  • On The Present Danger Facing Israel And All Jews

    02/03/2008 11:32:14 AM PST · by Victory111 · 7 replies · 4,478+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 2-3-08 | Rachel Neuwirth
    The entire body of the Jewish people today – in Israel, in Europe, in America, in Australia and New Zealand, and throughout the world – is in grave danger. Our very existence as a people and as a faith is in jeopardy. The threat to our survival has two components to it: the external siege being waged against Israel and the Jewish people throughout the world by the international jihadist movement, its sympathizers and appeasers; and the internal siege that we Jews, both in Israel and in the Diaspora, including the United States, are waging against ourselves.
  • Who Said It: Al Qaeda, Or A Democrat?

    01/21/2008 2:53:21 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 4 replies · 64+ views
    There's My Two Cents ^ | 1-21-08 | The Carlson Crew
    Monday, January 21, 2008 Who Said It: Al Qaeda, Or A Democrat? The latest edition of 'Who Said It' in Rush Limbaugh's monthly newsletter is a withering assault on the Democrats' handling of the war against Al Qaeda. In Limbaugh's characteristically poignant way, he prints a series of quotes, some from Al Qaeda and some from defeatist Democrats, challenging readers to determine who said what. Using their own words, Limbaugh illustrates exactly how in synch Democrat leaders are with Osama bin Laden and his thugs. Take a look: 1. "This is George Bush's war. He is responsible for this war....
  • Anti-Posada Demonstration in Miami called off after Confrontation ( "Go to Hell Code Pink!" )

    01/13/2008 11:26:32 AM PST · by FreeManWhoCan · 41 replies · 377+ views
    WWSB ABC ^ | January 13, 2008 10:54 AM ET | Associated Press
    MIAMI (AP) - Protesters demanding the arrest of Luis Posada Carriles called off a planned demonstration Little Havana after they were confronted by supporters of the anti-Castro Cuban militant. Women from an anti-war group known as Codepink had planned to discuss with reporters their campaign against Posada -- who is wanted by the Cuban and Venezuelan government on charges that he plotted the deadly 1976 bombing of a Cuban jetliner while in Caracas. About 15 Codepink activists were met in front of a Little Havana restaurant yesterday by some 200 supporters of Posada. Several of the Posada supporters charged at...