Town Hall 27 September 2011
By Debra J. Saunders
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad engineered the release last week of two American hikers serving eight-year prison terms on trumped-up espionage charges. He may have thought the release would make him seem more humane, but the $1 million bail-for-freedom deal makes Tehran look like Somali pirates, grabbing innocent tourists, holding them hostage and then releasing them for ransom.
ha0lam.de 27 September 2011
Approximately 500 people, according to the New York police, were present at the Dag Hammerskjold Plaza across from the United Nations on Thursday, September 22, at the "alternative" Durban 3 Ring Circus with keynote speakers Professor Alan Dershowitz, filmmaker Ami Horowitz, human rights advocate Charles Jacobs, former Sudanese slave Simon Deng, and Roz Rothstein, CEO of StandWithUs, and others.
Canada Free Press 27 September 2011
By Victor Sharpe
If Israel shrank to just one downtown city block in Tel Aviv, it would still be reason for an all-out war of extermination by the Arab and Muslim world.
Those of you who saw Bibi’s speech at the UN - that Temple of Hypocrisy and Moral Turpitude - will have noticed the polite but tepid applause from a few along with the deafening silence from oh, so many of the international delegates.
Human Events 27 September 2011
By Robert Spencer
Millions around the world believe that when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas submitted an application to the United Nations Friday for admission of Palestine as an independent state, he was setting the stage for a new era of peace in the Middle East. Unfortunately, nothing is more certain than that those hopes—like all the hopes raised by the accords and treaties and agreements and road maps that have come before—will met with disappointment.
And demand that Muslims take up arms against the French state while chanting ‘death to Jews’. Translators note: We found most of what this person was screaming, incomprehensible. We translated only what we could actually understand. By now however, I feel readers can translate the Arabic bits for themselves.
Police in Lancashire have told the owner of a Christian café to stop displaying Bible texts on a video screen, because it breaches public order laws Officers attended the Salt & Light Coffee House on Layton Road, Blackpool, on Monday 19 September, following a complaint about "insulting” and "homophobic” material.
American Thinker 26 September 2011
By Robert Small
Ten years after 9/11, our government and most of the media understand as little about Islam as they did before the attack that shook the world. It's clear from the partners they've chosen that "moderate" has been defined as any Muslim group or individual perceived as being remotely helpful in keeping us safe from terrorism.
So eager to start a fresh chapter in U.S.-Muslim relations, they firmly clasped the first Muslim hands extended and forged partnerships out of convenience and fear. What they should have done is seek out partners who believe in our conviction that a nation can be united under God without being governed by a national church or mosque.
American Thinker 26 September 2011
By Andrew Bostom
As per article 2 of the founding NU Statutes of 1926, the goal of this association was:
To uphold one of the schools of (Islamic) law of the four Imams Imam Muhammad bin Idris As-Shafi, Imam Malik bin Anas, Imam Abu Hanifa or Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal -- and to do everything beneficial to Islam.