American Thinker 24 October 2011
By Andrew G. Bostom
How is it that intelligent people cannot see the lesson of history when sharia enters a non-Islamic society, step by step? Yale Assistant Professor of religious studies Eliyahu Stern's 9/2/11 NY Times op-ed ("Don't Fear Islamic Law in America") vilifies those who seek fair, rational legislative remedies to the encroachment of Islamic law (Sharia) in America as "stigmatizing Islamic life"1. Stern's vitriol is directed specifically at SB 1028, a bill which was recently passed by the Tennessee General Assembly, and includes this straightforward language regarding sharia2:
New Open Europe briefing: EU banks could need up to €370bn in event of painful, but necessary eurozone debt restructuring
Open Europe 24 October 2011
The window of opportunity for stabilising, or even saving, the eurozone is closing quickly. As EU leaders gear up for a series of key meetings this week, Open Europe has published a new briefing looking at the short-term options available to the eurozone for tackling the most immediate crisis.
Canada Free Press 24 October 2011
By Daniel Greenfield
The most common justification for the Shalit deal is to wear it as a perverse badge of moral nobility. "What other country would exchange a thousand terrorists for one man.” This is a close cousin of the argument that says the United States treating terrorists with kid gloves proves that it is nobler than them. Both of these insufferable arguments are symptoms of the moral decline of civilization.
RenewAmerica 24 October 2011
By Tabitha Korol
Fourteen centuries after Muhammad, Muslims still despise the West, and they are willing to die to kill those who think and believe differently.
Muslims believe that only Jihad can reestablish a true Muslim state to abolish injustice and bring people into their God's service — by eradicating other political systems by the sword — to preach, restore the Caliphate and destroy their enemies, infidels and Jews. Raised by devout, doting families, many are taught 7th century masculine virtues, trained to feel isolated from their host society, develop a group mentality, and though not predisposed to do harm individually, they can perform monstrous acts collectively.
Libya: Sharia will be basis of legislation, all laws contradicting Islamic teaching will be nullified
No go zones are areas where non-Muslims, including the police, can not go due to Muslim intolerance and violence against non-Muslims. Hat tip Sheik Yer Mami.