Latest 7.54 We've got the detail of the copy cat riots in Bristol last night: More than 150 young rioters were causing disruption in the areas of St Paul's and Stokes Croft, the scene of rioting earlier this year amid anger over a new Tesco store.
Tampa Police crime scene tech now admits "fear of Muslim reprisal" in honor killing classified as accidental death
The opening line from this new piece in The Australian says it all: The spokesman for Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, which portrays itself as a moderate Islamic movement, has called for execution and hand amputations if the Mubaraks are found guilty of murder and corruption.
Citizen Warrior 8 August 2011
The following is a chapter of Islam 101:
Islamic apologists often point out that Islam is not a monolith and that there are differences of opinion among the different Islamic schools of thought. That is true, but, while there are differences, there are also common elements.
Gates of Vienna 8 August 2011
For a change of topic, Paul Weston weighs in on the remarkable relaxation of moral standards at the BBC for programming that concerns conservatives, Republicans, and especially Sarah Palin.
Down’s Syndrome Babies, Sarah Palin and the BBC
by Paul Weston
The liberal-left have been quite vociferous in the wake of the Norway atrocity. They appear to think that to write or speak about the threat of Islam is to tacitly encourage or support acts of terrorism, and have subsequently singled out several members of the "right” for persecution, notably of course our very own and very peaceful Fjordman.
Jihad Watch 8 August 2011
Facebook has reversed itself and done the right thing, restoring our SIOA Facebook group. Please join or rejoin now: there are many justifiable criticisms of Facebook, but it is the single most efficient way for us to communicate with members and interested parties, and the easiest way for you to keep up with SIOA news and activities.
Pamela Geller tells the story here: "Victory! Facebook Caves, SIOA Group Members not Eliminated," from Atlas Shrugs, August 3:
Gates of Vienna 8 August 2011
"The European Union is the principal motor behind the Islamization of Europe. It is formally surrendering an entire continent to Islam while destroying established national cultures, and is prepared to harass those who disagree with this policy.
"This is the greatest organized betrayal in Western history.”
The above quote from Fjordman is dismayingly appropriate to his current situation. He has been demonized in the media and forced into the public spotlight. Now he does not know whom to fear more, his own government or the combined forces of the Islamic zealots and "anti-fascists”. It’s no wonder he decided to quit blogging and go into hiding.
American Thinker 8 August 2011
By Cheryl Halpern
The terrible violence in Oslo last month has brought the world's attention to the ravings of a madman and a murderer -- someone who was motivated to kill fellow Christians because he feels they had acquiesced to a takeover by Islam.
Our revulsion is appropriate -- this was the killing of innocent people in the name of religious and political hatred. However, when the roles are reversed, and Christians are in the minority and Muslims in the majority, are we equally upset by murder, intimidation and religious hatred?
The media are blaming critics of Islam (such as Robert Spencer and Pamela Geller) for the radicalization of Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik. However, Breivik said that he turned to terrorism in response to media censorship. Who's to blame for his extremism?