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Keyword: taqiyah

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  • When did Taqiyah become de facto policy of the left?

    04/25/2015 7:49:31 AM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 26 replies
    Benicia Herald ^ | April 23, 2015 | Dennis Lund
    Taqiyah: The practice of concealing one’s beliefs and foregoing ordinary religious duties when under threat of death or injury. — IN THE ISLAMIC FAITH, deception, either Taqiyah or Kitman — in Islamic jurisprudence, the art of making ambiguous or deceptive statements — is permitted under certain very specific circumstances. It is the political form of Taqiyah to which I refer when I say that such lying without embarrassment or repercussion has become a too-often-used tool — indeed, the de facto policy — of the left. Several recent examples serve to confirm this:
  • At Ramadan dinner, Obama calls Clinton aide a "patriot" (Huma Abedin)

    08/10/2012 7:56:42 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 37 replies
    Reuters ^ | August. 10, 2012
    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday called Huma Abedin, a top aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, an "American patriot" after a group of Republican lawmakers accused her of having ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist political organization. "She has been nothing less than extraordinary in representing our country and the democratic values that we hold dear," Obama said at a White House Iftar dinner celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. "The American people owe her a debt of gratitude because Huma is an American patriot and an example of what we need in this country...

    07/25/2012 11:38:40 AM PDT · by bramps · 4 replies
    DANIELPIPES.ORG ^ | DEC 27, 2005 | Jennifer King
    Submitted by Jennifer King [AGAIN!] (United Kingdom), Dec 27, 2005 at 12:26 SOS!!! TO ALL INNOCENT INFIDELS! PEACE IN ISLAM Qur'an 25:63 says, "When Muslims are addressed by the ignorant they should reply, ‘PEACE.' This means when anyone who is ignorant of the terrible truth about Islamic law and history asks Muslims about Islam, they can be deluded into thinking that Islam is peaceful and tolerant. And ignorance, while it can be bliss, is in this case fatal. 3:28 "Let not the believers take for friends or helpers unbelievers rather than believers: if any do that, they shall have no...
  • The Passover-Easter Sellout (Oliver North)

    04/05/2012 6:16:24 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | April 6, 2012 | Oliver North
    WASHINGTON — Passover and Easter — intrinsically linked in the Jewish and Christian traditions — are being celebrated this weekend. For observant Jews, Passover commemorates the Hebrews' liberation from slavery under Egypt's Pharaoh. For faithful Christians, Easter is a celebration of Jesus' resurrection from the grave and the fulfillment of a new covenant between God and man. Biblical passages in Exodus 12, Matthew 28, Mark 16, Luke 24 and John 20 describe these historical events and the reasons for festivities among people of faith. But this year, these holidays are a time of extraordinary anxiety for Christians and Jews...
  • Pickets swarm Lowe's for pulling ads from Muslim show

    12/17/2011 5:58:25 PM PST · by mandaladon · 93 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 17 Dec 2011 | JEFF KAROUB
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Protesters descended on a Lowe's store in one of the country's largest Arab-American communities on Saturday, calling for a boycott after the home improvement chain pulled its ads from a reality television show about five Muslim families living in Michigan. About 100 people gathered outside the store in Allen Park, a Detroit suburb adjacent to the city where "All-American Muslim" is filmed. Lowe's said this week that the TLC show had become a "lightning rod" for complaints, following an email campaign by a conservative Christian group. Protesters including Christian clergy and lawmakers called for unity and...
  • Reading the Real Qur'an (Debating a Muslim activist on the future of Libya)

    10/25/2011 6:52:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/25/2011 | Pamela Geller
    Last Friday I was on the Sean Hannity Show, debating Muslim activist Michael Ghouse on the future of Libya. Debating Michael Ghouse is like shooting kuffar in a barrel. But Friday night, Ghouse presented me with an enormous Qur'an, courtesy of the Muslim Brotherhood-tied Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR): The Message of the Qur'an, Translated and Explained by Muhammad Asad. Giving out these giant door-stoppers is further proof of Hamas-linked CAIR's limitless resources. Inside, Ghouse had written this inscription: "Quran has 25 translations. 2 are bad -- One by Christian Kings other by Muslims -- both to generate hate for...
  • Theologian Says Islam, Christianity Share Basic Beliefs

    09/28/2010 1:44:42 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 64 replies ^ | 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.
  • ISLAM IS A VIOLENT RELIGION By Maj. General Jerry Curry (U.S. Army ret.)

    09/11/2010 7:48:51 AM PDT · by geraldmcg · 16 replies
    WebToday ^ | 8-11-10 | Maj. General Jerry Curry, U.S. Army ret.
    The following is an an exclusive editorial given to WebToday by Maj. General Jerry Curry (U.S. Army, ret.), who enlisted in the Korean War at age 17, served two terms in Vietnam and climbed to the rank of General and become Press Secretary to the Secretary of Defense, Casper Weinberger, in the Reagan administration, and was appointed to the position of the Administrator of the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administrationin in the Bush Sr. administration. ISLAM IS A VIOLENT RELIGION By Maj. General Jerry Curry (U.S. Army ret.) With only a few exceptions, President Bush the Younger was wrong...
  • No, Professor Ahmed, the Founders Were Not So Fond of Islam

    09/10/2010 8:05:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 10, 2010 | Laura Rubenfeld
    While doing the MSM circuit this week, American University professor Akbar Ahmed told some whoppers about Adams, Jefferson, and Franklin Akbar Ahmed, the chair of Islamic studies at American University, has advised many government officials, including General Petraeus, Richard Holbrooke, and George W. Bush. He speaks regularly on BBC and CNN, and has appeared on many U.S. shows, including Oprah and Nightline.To oppose the “burn the Quran” event planned by Pastor Terry Jones, Ahmed wrote an editorial for CNN in which he stated: Not only are the actions of Jones contrary to the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, but...
  • Pastor says Quran-burning suspended, not canceled ("was lied to about the mosque")

    09/09/2010 6:07:26 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 260 replies · 1+ views
    AP ^ | 9-9-10 | ANTONIO GONZALEZ
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The anti-Muslim leader of a tiny Florida church says he was lied to and is rethinking his decision to cancel burning Qurans to mark 9/11. Pastor Terry Jones earlier Thursday had backed off his threat to burn the Quran after he said he was promised that a planned Islamic center and mosque would be moved away from New York's ground zero. Muslim leaders denied there was such a deal. Later outside his church he said that the imam he thought he made the deal with "clearly, clearly lied to us" about moving the mosque.
  • Quran burning update: Rev.: "We are a little back to square one, burning suspended, not canceled"

    09/09/2010 5:28:36 PM PDT · by library user · 24 replies
    Just this so far: Quran burning update by Rev.Terry Jones: We are a little back to square one, burning suspended, not canceled
  • Florida pastor says he's 'rethinking" canceled Quran burning (Can't trust the Muslims)

    09/09/2010 6:02:35 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 27 replies
    cnn ^ | 9/9/2010 | cnn
    A Florida pastor who called off a Quran burning said late Thursday he was "rethinking our position" after a proposed meeting over the location of an Islamic center near New York's ground zero went unconfirmed. The dramatic development was one of several twists on a day when President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Robert Gates urged the Rev. Terry Jones to call off the Saturday event, timed for the ninth anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. During the afternoon, Jones canceled his plan to burn copies of the Quran, based on what he said were assurances from a...
  • Truce Is Reached in Quran Drama

    09/09/2010 5:54:29 PM PDT · by GOP_Lady · 46 replies · 2+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 09-09-10 | JONATHAN WEISMAN, SHIRA OVIDE And TAMER EL-GHOBASHY
    A Florida pastor backed away from plans to burn copies of the Quran on Sept. 11 after U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates phoned him, capping several surreal days of drama in which his plans ricocheted around the world, sowing anger among Muslims and concern at the Pentagon. Mr. Gates's phone call, in which he warned Rev. Terry Jones that the planned event could imperil U.S. troops, came hours after President Barack Obama slammed Mr. Jones's plan as a "stunt" and "a recruitment bonanza for al Qaeda." "Secretary Gates reached out to Pastor Jones this afternoon," a Pentagon official said....
  • Pastor re-assessing his decision

    09/09/2010 5:29:52 PM PDT · by GoCards · 62 replies
    Is everyone sitting down. Breaking on CNN, pastor is re-assessing his decision due to the Imam's response earlier.
  • Muslim Ideological Council: Obama to be named "Caliph of Muslims"

    09/03/2010 6:14:16 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 31 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 3 Sept 2010 | Pam Geller
    One billion muslims can't be wrong: Pak Minister wants Obama to be ''leader of all Muslims'' MSN Islamabad, Sep 2 (PTI) A Pakistani minister wants US President Barack Obama to offer Eid prayers at Ground Zero in New York and become the "Amir-ul-Momineen" or Caliph of Muslims. Minister of State for Industries Ayatullah Durrani, who belongs to the ruling Pakistan People''s Party, said the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr festival, expected to be observed on September 11, would be a "golden opportunity" for Obama to offer Eid prayers and declare himself the leader of all Muslims. "In this way, all the problems of...
  • 'Misinformation' behind mislabel as Muslim: Obama

    08/29/2010 7:16:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    Agence France-Presse ^ | August 29, 2010
    US President Barack Obama blamed a "network of misinformation" for keeping alive persistent rumors that he is Muslim, but he shrugged off the misconception as being out of his control. "There is a mechanism, a network of misinformation, that in a new media era can get churned out there constantly," Obama said in an interview with NBC television. He said the recurring controversy was something he will not allow himself to spend too much time on, however. "I'm not going to be worrying too much about whatever rumors are floating out there," Obama said. "If I spend all my time...
  • Yes, Daisy, It Is Hate

    08/24/2010 8:29:56 AM PDT · by philman_36 · 53 replies ^ | 8-24-10 | philman_36
    There is much ado recently about the proposed mosque to be built at Ground Zero and the wife of Imam Rauf has subsequently gone on CNN to state that "It's not even Islamophobia, it's beyond Islamophobia -- it's hate of Muslims," she said. "And we are deeply concerned." Well, Daisy, I hate to tell you this, but you've hit the nail on the head with me anyway, just not in the manner you think. I also am deeply concerned and have been so for a number of years. I can't speak for anyone one else but I'll tell you a...
  • Debate Ended: Obama Is A Muslim

    08/22/2010 12:35:29 PM PDT · by AmericaTalks · 62 replies
    America Talks ^ | 8/22/10 | David Zublick
    There has been a firestorm of controversy over the course of the last several days regarding Barack Obama's religious affiliations. This comes in the wake of Obama's endorsement of the mosque scheduled to be built in the shadow of Ground Zero, and a newly released Pew Research Center poll indicating that almost 1 in 5 Americans believe Obama is a Muslim. In every news account of the Pew survey, it is stated that the results show that people "incorrectly" or "wrongly" believe Obama is a Muslim. But these accounts fail to point out facts which indicate that Obama has an...
  • Let Me Translate: We Don't Believe Him - or You [Obama's "Christianity"]

    08/21/2010 11:49:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 22, 2010 | C. Edmund Wright
    Memo to the ruling class media: We are not ignorant or stupid. We've not forgotten Jeremiah Wright. It's not that we don't "know" what faith Obama subscribes to -- it's more that we don't believe him. Or you. Sorry. Not buying. Besides, sometimes we just like to tweak you with our poll answers -- and use any poll as an excuse to "vote against Obama" in any way, shape or form. ** Frankly, it has been equal parts comedy and insult to watch the ruling class media haplessly wrestle with the reality that millions of Americans believe Obama to be...
  • The Rev. Franklin Graham Says President Obama was 'Born a Muslim' (And Is Still One)

    08/20/2010 5:17:16 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 39 replies
    abc ^ | 8/20/2010 | BRADLEY BLACKBURN
    On the heels of a new poll suggesting that nearly one in five Americans incorrectly believes that President Obama is a Muslim, one of the nation's most prominent evangelical leaders has weighed in with a seemingly lukewarm endorsement of the president's Christian faith. The Rev. Franklin Graham waded into the discussion with his own controversial explanation of why people wrongly believe the president is a Muslim. Graham, who prayed with Obama in a session with his father, Billy Graham, earlier this year, was asked whether he has any doubts about Obama's self-avowed Christian faith. "I think the president's problem is...
  • Mystery solved! Why Americans think president is Muslim

    08/21/2010 1:41:22 PM PDT · by hope · 68 replies
    wnd ^ | 8/20/10
    His campaign blamed "shameful, shadowy attackers." The media actually blamed the media (and human nature). But the only person to blame for the surprising number of Americans who think the president is a Muslim is Barack Hussein Obama. So says author and Boston talk-radio personality Chuck Morse. "Obama bears the lion's share of the responsibility for any confusion," said Morse. "There are only two scenarios that can dispel it – and with Islamic law undergirding both – neither is very comforting."
  • The Rev. Franklin Graham Says President Obama was 'Born a Muslim'

    08/20/2010 1:42:37 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 79 replies
    ABC News ^ | Aug. 20, 2010 | Bradley Blackburn
    ..."I think the president's problem is that he was born a Muslim, his father was a Muslim. The seed of Islam is passed through the father like the seed of Judaism is passed through the mother. He was born a Muslim, his father gave him an Islamic name," "Now it's obvious that the president has renounced the prophet Mohammed, and he has renounced Islam, and he has accepted Jesus Christ. That's what he says he has done. I cannot say that he hasn't. So I just have to believe that the president is what he has said," Graham continued, adding...
  • The Islamic and Christian views of Jesus... (How Obama Can be Muslim but Claim Christianity)

    The Islamic and Christian views of Jesus: a comparisonThe person of Jesus or Isa in Arabic (peace be upon him) is of great significance in both Islam and Christianity. However, there are differences in terms of beliefs about the nature and life occurrences of this noble Messenger. Source of information about Jesus in Islam Most of the Islamic information about Jesus is actually found in the Quran.The Quran was revealed by God to Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him), and memorized and written down in his lifetime. Today, anyone who calls him or herself a Muslim believes in...
  • Poll: 46% of GOP thinks Obama's Muslim

    08/20/2010 10:38:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies · 1+ views
    The Politico ^ | August 19, 2010 | Josh Gerstein
    I have a new story up tonight about the latest polling on public views about President Barack Obama's religious beliefs. There's a lot of startling news in these polls — from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life and Time magazine. But one number that could catch significant attention is this: in the Time poll, 46 percent of Republicans said they believe Obama is a Muslim. In the Pew survey, that number came in somewhat lower: 31 percent. The Time GOP number isn't posted on the Web, as best I can tell, but a spokeswoman for the magazine shared...
  • Why 1 In 5 Americans Believes President Obama Is a Muslim (*BARF ALERT*)

    08/19/2010 7:18:08 PM PDT · by markomalley · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/19/2010 | Rabbi Brad Hirschfield
    I wish it were as surprising as it is disturbing that nearly 20% of Americans now believe President Obama is a Muslim, but it’s not. Nor is it simply possible to explain the situation by asserting that that many Americans are kooks or idiots for believing it to be true, even though it is certainly not. So what is going on? In a culture increasingly unable to distinguish between available data and reliable information, more and more Americans will think themselves justified in holding beliefs which have no basis in fact. And it is the glut of available data, available...
  • White House says Obama is Christian, prays daily

    08/19/2010 11:32:57 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 185 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 19, 2010 | unknown
    WASHINGTON -- The White House says President Barack Obama is a Christian who prays daily. White House spokesman Bill Burton made the remark Thursday, hours after a poll showed 18 percent of Americans think Obama is Muslim, up from 11 percent who thought so last year. A third think he's Christian, and 4 in 10 say they don't know Obama's religion. --SNIP-- Burton said: "The president is obviously a Christian. He prays every day."
  • Obama Claims to be a Christian

    08/19/2010 10:12:26 AM PDT · by DBCJR · 143 replies
    Foxnews | 8/19/10 just now
    Just now on Fox News it was announced that Obama issued a press release stating that he is a practicing Christian, consults with 5 pastors, reads the Bible and prays daily, and has daily devotionals sent to him. The report did not say whether he read the devotionals.
  • Imam Obama (Vanity)

    08/19/2010 10:51:09 AM PDT · by Ancient Drive · 25 replies
    there I said it. make it go viral.
  • Obama's religion: does your president's faith matter? (WP proclaims Obama a Christian with no proof)

    08/19/2010 11:25:30 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 57 replies · 1+ views
    washington post ^ | 8/19/2010 | Elizabeth Tenety
    "No religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States." -Article VI, Section 3, United States Constitution Does the religion of a president matter? A Pew Research Center survey showed that nearly 20 percent of Americans believe that President Obama is a Muslim (he is not), and only one-third of Americans believe he is a Christian (he is).
  • Growing Number of Americans Say Obama is a Muslim

    08/19/2010 10:19:48 AM PDT · by lbryce · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Pew Research Center ^ | August 19,2010 | Staff
    A substantial and growing number of Americans say that Barack Obama is a Muslim, while the proportion saying he is a Christian has declined. More than a year and a half into his presidency, a plurality of the public says they do not know what religion Obama follows. A new national survey by the Pew Research Center finds that nearly one-in-five Americans (18%) now say Obama is a Muslim, up from 11% in March 2009. Only about one-third of adults (34%) say Obama is a Christian, down sharply from 48% in 2009. Fully 43% say they do not know what...
  • CAIR: Love for Jesus unites Muslims, Christians

    01/08/2010 4:03:13 PM PST · by Islaminaction · 43 replies · 902+ views
    Logan's Warning ^ | January 8Th, 2009 | Christopher Logan
    I just came across this article written by the Cancer on American Islamic Relations’ spokesman, Ibrahim Hooper. It was originally published on Christmas Day and even on that day, Hooper tries to deceive Christians that Islam is Christianity friendly. He just has no respect for Christians and that is exactly what he deserves back. Love for Jesus unites Muslims, Christians By Ibrahim Hooper Friday, 12.25.2009 “‘Behold!’ The angels said: ‘O Mary! God giveth thee glad tidings of a Word from Him. His name will be Jesus Christ, the son of Mary, held in honor in this world and the Hereafter...
  • CAIR Repudiates Praise for Fort Hood Shooter(The Council on American-Islamic Relations)

    11/09/2009 2:10:27 PM PST · by mdittmar · 31 replies · 1,085+ views
    PRNewswire-USNewswire ^ | Nov. 9, 2009 | CAIR
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today repudiated online remarks by a former Virginia imam praising Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, who allegedly killed 13 people and wounded 29 others in a shooting spree last week at Fort Hood in Texas. The posting on the web site of Anwar al-Awlaki called Hasan a "hero" and said American Muslim groups, like CAIR, that condemned the Fort Hood attack are "hypocrites" and traitors to Islam. In a statement, CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad said: "As American Muslims said with one voice when this cowardly attack first occurred, no ideology could ever justify...
  • What Failure in Afghanistan?

    10/12/2009 9:55:39 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 3 replies · 360+ views
    Washington Post ^ | October 12, 2009 | Fareed Zakaria
    At the heart of Gen. McChrystal's request for a surge in troops is the assumption that we are failing in Afghanistan. But are we really? The United States has had one central objective: to deny al-Qaeda the means to reconstitute, to train and to plan major terrorist attacks. This mission has been largely successful...Al-Qaeda is dispersed, on the run and unable to direct attacks of the kind it executed routinely in the 1990s... It's true that the security situation in Afghanistan has deteriorated considerably...Is it worth the effort to gain control of all 35,000 Afghan villages scattered throughout the country?......
  • My Muslim President Obama (Why members of the Islamic faith see him as one of the flock.)

    02/25/2009 10:28:14 AM PST · by SeafoodGumbo · 45 replies · 1,268+ views
    Forbes ^ | 02.25.09 | Asma Gull Hasan
    I know President Obama is not Muslim, but I am tempted nevertheless to think that he is, as are most Muslims I know. In a very unscientific oral poll, ranging from family members to Muslim acquaintances, many of us feel, just as African-Americans did for the non-black but culturally leaning African-American President Bill Clinton, that we have our first American Muslim president in Barack Hussein Obama.
  • ‘Tracking down terrorists is a great Jihad’

    12/25/2008 9:46:25 PM PST · by Cindy · 4 replies · 877+ views
    SAUDI ^ | December 2008 | By Sheikh Saleh Al-Fawzan Friday, 26 December 2008 - 28 Thul-Hijjah 1429 H ISLAM ‘Tracking down terrorists is a great Jihad’ By Sheikh Saleh Al-Fawzan Q – We are a group of police officers and we would like to direct a question to you since we have been entrusted in this country with investigating those who are out to disturb the peace or disobey and reject obedience to the leader of the country. And we have heard of a religious verdict stating that it is impermissible to track these people down and fight them because they are “Mujahideen” (people waging religious Jihad), and...
  • Obama: "I Once Considered Joining the Military"

    09/07/2008 9:14:17 AM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 88 replies · 381+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | September 6, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    Good enough for me. He can be Commander in Chief. From CNN. Sen. Barack Obama — locked in a tight presidential race against Sen. John McCain, widely considered a war hero — said in an interview broadcast Sunday that he once considered joining the military himself. Speaking to ABC's "This Week," Obama said, "You know, I had to sign up for Selective Service when I graduated from high school. And I was growing up in Hawaii, and I have friends whose parents were in the military. There are a lot of Army, military bases there. And I actually always thought...
  • Barak Obama:Muslim Apostate(want to play that way? We have truth on our side...)

    09/02/2008 11:04:50 AM PDT · by Caipirabob · 6 replies · 65+ views
    CS Monitor ^ | May 19, 2008 edition | Shireen K. Burki
    Barack Obama – Muslim apostate? For Al Qaeda, the answer – and the implication – is clear. Stafford, Va. - Osama bin Laden must be chuckling in his safe house. After all, the 2008 campaign could very well give Al Qaeda the ultimate propaganda tool: President Barack Hussein Obama, Muslim apostate. The fact that Senator Obama – the son of a Muslim father – insists he was never a Muslim before becoming Christian is irrelevant to bin Laden. In bin Laden's eyes, Obama is a murtad fitri, the worst type of apostate, because he was blessed by Allah to be...
  • 'Sharia' Law Firm Secretaries Unmasked as Porn Actresses

    08/26/2008 9:59:13 PM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 16 replies · 3,208+ views
    NIS News Bulletin ^ | 8-27-08 | NIS News Bulletin
    THE HAGUE, 27/08/08 - Faizel Ali Enait refuses to shake hands with women and prefers them to wear burqas. But on the website of his law firm, two hard-core porn actresses posed as its secretaries. Faizel Ali Enait claims to be a lawyer. He works for Jairam Advocaten, a law firm for Muslims in the Netherlands. Ali Enait lost a court case last week against Rotterdam municipality, which he accused of discrimination. The municipality rejected the Muslim for a job as client manager at the Social Services department because he refused to shake hands with women. The judges ruled that...
  • Obama Caught Red-Handed in Abortion Lie

    08/19/2008 7:18:06 AM PDT · by Sopater · 17 replies · 554+ views
    LifeSite News ^ | August 18, 2008 | Peter J. Smith
    WASHINGTON, D.C., August 18, 2008 ( - Barack Obama and National Right to Life went head-to-head over Obama's abortion record, and Obama blinked. The Democratic presidential candidate now has backed off his claims that pro-life advocates were "lying" over his vote to kill a bill that would have prevented infanticide in Illinois. Obama's campaign now acknowledges he "misrepresented" his position.Obama's decision to sabotage the Illinois Born Alive Infant Protection Act (BAIPA) has repeatedly come back from the grave to haunt his campaign. Pro-life advocates, and National Right to Life, have hounded Obama over his "no" vote to BAIPA while a...
  • Don't Forget Yugoslavia

    08/18/2008 8:55:08 AM PDT · by Doctor13 · 7 replies · 318+ views
    John Pilger ^ | 16 August 2008 | John Pilger
    The secrets of the crushing of Yugoslavia are emerging, telling us more about how the modern world is policed. The former chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia in The Hague, Carla Del Ponte, this year published her memoir, The Hunt: Me and War Criminals. Largely ignored in Britain, the book reveals unpalatable truths about the West's intervention in Kosovo, which has echoes in the Caucasus. The tribunal was set up and bankrolled principally by the United States. Del Ponte's role was to investigate the crimes committed as Yugoslavia was dismembered in the 1990s. She insisted that this...
  • Obama Moves In Right Direction On Taxes

    08/15/2008 5:27:05 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies · 137+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 15, 2008 | LAWRENCE KUDLOW
    Lo and behold, Team Obama is moving toward the supply side and pivoting toward the political center on key aspects of its tax policy. Writing in Thursday's Wall Street Journal, Obama advisers Jason Furman and Austan Goolsbee outlined a plan that would raise tax rates on capital gains and dividends only from 15% to 20% for individuals making more than $200,000 and on family incomes above $250,000. Before this, investors worried that Barack Obama would double the 15% tax rate on cap gains and bring the 15% rate on dividends back to 40%. Can investors take some relief from this?...
  • Fighting the Muslim "Smear": I Have Never Been

    08/15/2008 7:35:15 AM PDT · by freespirited · 14 replies · 81+ views
    Texas Darlin' Blog ^ | 08/15/08 | Judah Benjamin/Texas Darlin'
        Introduction by TexasDarlinLet us state, unequivocally at the outset of this article, that we have NO bias against Islam and nothing against Islamic people.We are not the ones insulting Muslims. In fact, we feel badly that one of the largest religions in the world is being insulted by a leading contender for the US Presidency. So much for unity.Barack Obama has made it very clear that he considers it a “smear” to be Muslim, or to be labeled a Muslim.The proof of that is right out in the open, on his campaign’s “Fight The Smears” webpage, where he “fights”...
  • Right of Reply: Peeling the myths off Saudi Arabia [vomit warning]

    08/04/2008 12:01:59 PM PDT · by Alouette · 12 replies · 206+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Aug. 4, 2008 | Tanya Cariina Hsu
    In Isi Leibler's "Candidly Speaking" (July 29), we read the same myths regarding the kingdom of Saudi Arabia; sweeping statements are presented as immutable fact. In 2005, one of my closest professional partners (as well as closest friends) and I planned for and created a model for a Saudi-sponsored interfaith dialogue to be ideally hosted by King Abdullah in Spain. We worked on the concept in Riyadh, where I live. (For the record, she is Jewish and visits the kingdom frequently.) We submitted the business plan to specific members of the royal family, and three years later the dialogue materialized...
  • Exclusive: Ahmadinejad talks to Brian Williams (Ahmadinejad uses MSNBC for more propaganda)

    07/28/2008 5:25:14 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 7 replies · 197+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 7/28/2008 | MSNBC
    Video: In a preview of Brian Williams' 'Nightly News' interview airing tonight, Iran's president vows a ‘positive response’ if the United States changes its policies.
  • Syrian envoy calls to end state of war with Israel

    07/28/2008 3:09:54 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 7 replies · 100+ views
    al Bawaba ^ | July 29 2008
    Syria's ambassador to the United States on Monday was quoted as calling for ending the "state of war" with Israel. "We offer the big thing ? let's sit together, make peace and finish once and for all this state of war. What could be better than that?" "We desire to recognise each other and end the state of war," Imad Mustafa told a gathering of activists in Washington allied with Israel's Peace Now movement, in comments aired on Israeli army radio. "Here is then a grand thing on offer. Let us sit together, let us make peace, let us end...
  • Pakistan warns US over 'unilateral' missile strikes on its soil

    07/28/2008 11:29:03 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 11 replies · 97+ views
    The Times ^ | 7/29/2008 | Jeremy Page
    Prime Minister in open rebuke to President Bush in Washington after US missile strike on Pakistani soil Tensions between Pakistan and the United States came to the fore last night when Yousuf Raza Gilani, the new Pakistani Prime Minister, met President Bush and warned him not to launch "unilateral" strikes on Pakistani soil. The meeting came just hours after Pakistani security officials said that a suspected US missile strike on a village in Pakistan's northern tribal areas might have killed an al-Qaeda chemical and biological weapons expert. Mr Gilani, who has been under pressure to do more to combat al-Qaeda...
  • Gaza smuggling tunnels are for milk, say Palestinians

    07/28/2008 3:54:12 AM PDT · by RyanJones · 39 replies · 227+ views
    Palestinian officials from the Gaza Strip have distributed a set of carefully-staged photographs they say are evidence that the smuggling tunnels running under the Gaza-Egypt border are for milk and other essential goods, not weapons.
  • Iran official professes friendship to Israelis

    07/20/2008 3:24:39 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 9 replies · 127+ views
    Reuters ^ | July 20, 2008 | Reuters
    Iran may be Israel's sworn enemy but a senior official said the Islamic Republic was nevertheless friendly to the Jewish state's people, a news agency reported. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has branded Israel a "stinking corpse" and predicts its imminent demise, but one of his deputies struck a more conciliatory note on Saturday. Esfandiyar Rahim Masha'i, a vice-president in charge of tourism and cultural affairs, also reached out to people in the United States, Iran's other arch foe, in his speech. "Today Iran is friendly with the peoples of America and Israel," he told a tourism fair in Tehran, the...
  • Just Like Us! Really? (cooking the books on Radical islam)

    05/07/2008 2:46:11 PM PDT · by processing please hold · 23 replies · 172+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 12, 2008 | Robert Satloff
    Gallup says only 7 percent of the world's Muslims are political radicals. Yet 36 percent think the 9/11 attacks were in some way justified.On the inside back cover of books published by Gallup Press there is the following breathtaking statement: Gallup Press exists to educate and inform the people who govern, manage, teach and lead the world's six billion citizens. Each book meets Gallup's requirements of integrity, trust and independence and is based on a Gallup-approved science and research. Don't be distracted by the bad grammar. Focus instead on Gallup's "requirements of integrity, trust and independence." Thanks to a remarkable...

    03/29/2008 2:53:23 PM PDT · by dvan · 69 replies · 950+ views ^ | ED VITAGLIANO
    After the attacks of 9/11, many people in the West, including Christians, were asking, “Where are the moderate Muslims?” They may have showed up last fall. A group of what appeared to be moderate Muslim leaders sent a conciliatory message to representatives of the Catholic, Eastern Orthodox and Protestant faiths, offering to work toward a more peaceful coexistence between the world’s two largest religions. How should Christians in the West respond to this offer? A basis for peace? Issued October 13, 2007, and titled A Common Word Between Us and You, the Muslim document stressed the need for peace between...