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Saturday, June 16, 2007

No Honor

View from the Right:

This is one real-life horror story that you can be sure Hollywood will never make into a movie.

An excerpt from the article:

Bekhal, 22, ran away aged 16 rather than agree to an arranged marriage to a cousin in Iraq.

She survived an attempted killing by her brother, but her sister Banaz, 20, paid the ultimate price for leaving her own arranged marriage and then falling in love with an "unsuitable man" of her own choice.

On the orders of her 52-year-old father and uncle, Ari Mahmod, 50, she was strangled with a bootlace by Kurdish assassins, her body stuffed in a suitcase and buried six feet down in the garden of a house belonging to an associate in Birmingham.

Later:

According to Bekhal, integration was the very last thing on her father's mind, although she says he seemed happy to accept Britain's hospitality in the form of a council house and benefits.

Of course.

Another excerpt:

"We used to have to wear a headscarf and trousers to school, which was so hot," Bekhal recalls. "I didn't want to wear mini-skirts or makeup like some of the girls, but I longed to take my headscarf off.

"One day I was walking home through the park and I'd taken my scarf off and my father saw me. He screamed at me: 'Who do you think you are? You are acting like a bitch.'

"He pulled me inside the house, spat in my face and then picked up his slippers to beat me around the head as he shouted: 'Don't you ever disobey me.' In the two years before I ran away, I think he beat me more than 20 times.

This is the mainstream reality of women in the Islamic world. The West can now witness the wretchedness up close.

Read it all.

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Let's try a 'New York Times' type headline

Bush Administration to send hundreds of millions to holocaust deniers

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - The United States strengthened its offer of support for President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday, telling him an international aid embargo against the Palestinians would end as soon as he forms a new government without Hamas, aides to Abbas said. There was no immediate U.S. confirmation.

Dr. Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) was born in 1935 in Safad in northern Israel, at that time part of the British Mandate. Abbas left his hometown with his family in 1948 when Israel was created, moving to Syria. He holds a B.A in Law from Damascus University. Abbas earned his Ph.D. in history from Moscow's Oriental College. His doctoral thesis denies that six million Jews died in World War II. In his Arabic-language book "The Secret Relationship Between Nazism and Zionism" Abbas rejects "the Zionist fantasy, the fantastic lie that six million Jews were killed. The limited number that did succumb were victims of a joint [Nazi-Zionist] plot".

The international community, both in the Arab world and the West, have sided with Abbas in the dispute. In a major boost for Abbas, the U.S. consul-general in Jerusalem, Jacob Walles, said Washington would end 15 months of sanctions once the new Palestinian government is formed, aides to Abbas said, speaking on condition of anonymity because the meeting was closed.

The sanctions were imposed after Hamas, which the U.S. has branded a terrorist group, was elected in January 2006. Hamas and Fatah have been locked in a power struggle since then, especially over which group would control security forces.

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"That's My Gut Feeling"

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Don't let British law overrule American law and the search for truth

Rachel Ehrenfeld may be reaching a victory in one of the most important free speech cases in the past three decades. WorldNetDaily has the latest on what Ehrenfeld's been dealing with:
In 2003, she documented and wrote, "Funding Evil: How Terrorism is Financed and How to Stop It," that alleged Saudi Arabian billionaire Khalid Salim A. Bin Mahfouz helped in that pipeline of financing.

Mahfouz formerly was president of the National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia and Forbes estimates his personal wealth at more than $3 billion. He says he condemns terrorism and never has assisted Osama Bin Laden or others.

Several of those books were purchased via the Internet by British buyers, and a short time later Mahfouz filed a libel action against Ehrenfeld within Great Britain, where antiquated libel laws put the burden of proof on the defendant.

She didn't respond, and later was ordered by a British High Court judge to pay about $120,000 in a down payment on damages as well as destroy copies of her book, which had been published by Bonus Books.

However, she's battling back, claiming what was described as "libel tourism" is impeding her "ability to research and write freely about international terrorism" and is seeking through the U.S. courts to have that ruling nullified.

She recently moved a step toward victory when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals asked the New York State Supreme Court for a clarification on a state law that appears to give U.S. courts jurisdiction on the issue.

Judge Wilfred Feinburg, at the Court of Appeals, concluded, "The question is important to authors, publishers and those, like Mahfouz, who are the subject of books and articles. The issue may implicate the First Amendment rights of many New Yorkers, and thus concerns important public policy of the state.

"Because the case may lead to personal jurisdiction over many defendants who successfully pursue a suit abroad against a New York citizen, the question before us is also likely to be repeated," he continued.

Circuit Judges Pierre N. Leval and Jose A. Cabranes joined Judge Feinberg in the ruling.
Read the whole article to learn more. England's ludicrous stone-age laws shouldn't be allowed to prevent other countries from being able to search for the truth in serious subjects. Not to mention that Mahfouz is a coward if he's going to exploit the laws in Britain to have his way instead of going to the US and file suit there.

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Two very important news

Which does not mean they are agreeable. In fact, they are the reverse:

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Palestinians Flee To Israel

Lifted in its entirety from Little Green Footballs:


According to the international left and the paleo-right, Israel is a fascist apartheid state, a brutal occupier, universally despised by the oppressed Palestinian people.

So where do the oppressed Palestinians look for sanctuary, when the terrorist government they elected begins the inevitable slaughter?



Palestinians run as they try to cross to the Israel side at the Erez
Crossing, in the northern Gaza Strip, Saturday, June 16, 2007. Dozens of
Palestinians converged on the Erez crossing with Israel on Saturday, trying to
leave the Gaza Strip following Hamas’ takeover. At the same time, hundreds of
people looted police positions on the Palestinian side of Erez, and at one point
Israeli troops fired in the air to keep the crowd at bay. The looters walked off
with furniture and scrap metal. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)



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Words Just Fail II


"Our famous jewfighter, Mickey Mouse is unable to appear today, instead we're going to throw those jew collaborators from FATAH off the roof for the kiddies to test their knowledge of gravity. By timing the fall with the great waterclock invented by Salameh Ibn Wakadoo we will prove once and for all the world is flat"

"I know your're wondering why we called this meeting"
"Abdullah, baby, we hoid tings"
"I know you are but what am I"
"Would you be, won't you be, please would you be my neighbor"
"And now a word from our sponsor, Mrs. Adler's gefilte fish"
"I asked for Evian, what's this shit?"

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As always the real problems are never dealt with

U.S. mum as Saudi millions funding Wahabi mosques across North Africa

When will we make an end of this?
Why do we HAVE a CIA?
Why does OUR govt ..OURS..the people's, not act?

WASHINGTON — Saudi Arabia has been funneling hundreds of millions of dollars to establish Wahabi mosques and schools in North Africa.
The United States has been monitoring the flow of funds but has not conveyed any protest to Saudi Arabia or other GCC states. The Gulf funds are aimed to establish a Wahabi network in North Africa that would train Muslim clerics and teachers.
"I think we have underestimated the capabilities of Al Qaida to get a beachhead there," said Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA), a member of the House Homeland Security Committee.
The Gulf money has been encouraged by Morocco and Tunisia. Officials said these Sunni states have been alarmed by the flow of funds from Iran to establish an insurgency infrastructure in North Africa.
"The Iranians want to promote Shi'ites in the region or those who are willing to follow Iranian dictates," an official said. "There is plenty of money going around."
Officials said Saudi princes and those close to the ruling family have been pouring money into the construction of mosques, schools and charities in such countries as Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia. The Saudi funding, joined by those of other Gulf Cooperation Council states, is encouraged by the government in Riyad to increase the kingdom's influence in North Africa.

"Saudi foreign policy is primarily the promotion of the Wahabi doctrine," an official said. "It's problematic because the path from Wahabi doctrine to Al Qaida philosophy is quite short."

Duh, no really?

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Salman Rushdie Knighted by the Queen!


No, I am not joking. Some really fantastic news

Salman Rushdie, who went into hiding under threat of death after an Iranian fatwa, has been knighted by the Queen.

His book The Satanic Verses offended Muslims worldwide and a bounty was placed on his head in 1989.

But since the Indian-born author returned to public life in 1999, he has not shied away from controversy.

A devout secularist, he backed Commons Leader Jack Straw over comments on Muslim women and veils and has warned against Islamic "totalitarianism".

The son of a successful businessman, Sir Salman was born into a Muslim family in Mumbai in 1947.

He was educated in England at Rugby School and studied history at Cambridge University.
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Harry Reid Is A Pathetic Pantywaste Of A Man

Thanks to Fu2rman for sending these links on to me.

The other day Harry Reid called Generals Petraeus wasn't in touch with what's going on in Baghdad.


The Senate majority leader took aim yesterday at the top U.S. commander in Iraq, who until now has received little criticism
from
Capitol Hill over his statements or performance.
Sen. Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) charged that Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, who took command in Iraq four
months ago, "isn't in touch with what's going on in
Baghdad."

He also indicated that he thinks
Petraeus has not been sufficiently open in his testimony to Congress. Noting
that Petraeus, who is now on his third tour of duty in Iraq, oversaw the
training of Iraqi troops during his second stint there, Reid said: "He told us
it was going great; as we've looked back, it didn't go so well."



But, the thing is, Reid hasn't been in Baghdad since 2005. And, here's what he said after returning from his last trip to Baghdad:


WASHINGTON -- Sen. Harry Reid knew he was in a war zone, but he said the
biggest surprise of his first trip to Iraq was seeing so many people walking
around with guns.

"Every place we went, there were people with guns:
men, women," said Reid, D-Nev. "It was remarkable."

Reid, who voted in
October 2002 to authorize President Bush to go to war in Iraq, said the trip
made him more convinced the United States must maintain its presence in Iraq
until the country is stable. That will require improvement in Iraq's economy,
security, politics and reconstruction, Reid said.

"If we do (leave), the
terrorists will have won," Reid said.


I guess Harry Reid might be senile. He seems to have forgotten that part of the equation.

Fu2rman writes to me:


About all I want to say about this is that Reid is a fucking disgrace to The United States of America. This cock-sucking bastard should suffer horrible political consequences for his actions. Oh wait, his approval rating is 19%, while Bush is still around 30%, I guess he is. Too bad there isn't an un-election coming up.


Here's what Dennis Miller has to say:


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Roger Simon Interviews Mark Steyn

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"How To Take A Life"

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Friday, June 15, 2007

Words just fail

"Hamas help desk, WTF do you mean, BSOD?"
"Allahu Akbar, every one has a coffee cup holder"
"I'm afraid your early withdrawal entails some penalties"
"These jew computers have no keyboards"
"What do you mean, all three people in the bathroom upstairs are dead?"
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HAMAS: They's jest good ol' boys.

What have I been thinking? All these years I thought HAMAS terrorists were addicted to violence and hatred for its own sake because it's way more fun to have a mission in life that is so high and mighty that it's the very work of God himself to do it; and that it's also way more fun to blow up buildings and the folks inside than it is to have to measure wood and then saw it to fit, and to nail it all together, and that boring stuff of building. Yeah, silly willy that I am, I thought of HAMAS as just a bunch of phantasizing killers financed and encouraged in their murderous dramas by Presbyterian churches and CUPE union members so that the lot of them could play at being heroes battling against injustice or whateverthefuckitis for fun and profit.

But recently a friend went to Gaza, and here we can see the photos he took of the noble BBC journalists and freedom fighters and and Presbyterian missionaries he met. My opinion is radically changed. Now I see things in a whole new light.

This here picture is of Hudood, a good ol boy if ever I seen one before.Right here is our real friend Haq, and he's orderin' pizza jest like a real guy does.
You all can see Lester in the middle here, and he's amaking plans for the new school and swimmin hole down by the crick. Fine folk, they all.
Here they is all done up in Sunday-goin'-ta-meeting clothes. Hey, they's jest like us'n.
"Dag, how come," you all are asking, "could you have ever thunk them HAMAS boys was bad, and I mean bad to the bone?" I am stumped. Jest look at em. What was I thinking?! For shame on me. I mean, look at him? Is he a good ol boy? You betcher.
Now, if'n I was a Presbyterian I'd be lining up myself to give money to this here fella so's he could kill him some of them there Joooos. Any right-thinkin man'd do the ver same.
It ain't no wonder them there folks go on a killin an a bombin, and it's cause of the Joooos. What else could be the cause of all that violence and stuff if'n it weren't fer them there Jooos? I do rightly think now that I done seen my friend's pictures that these here folks are the finest in the whole world. I hope they all run the place some time. They'd do a far sight better than that there George Bush and them neo-cons and the Joooos he got running things now. So, yeah ah, I want HAMAS boys runnin things. And I'm gonna give alla my money to the Presbyterians so's they can spread it around to the HAMAS freedom fighters.
Remember now: HAMAS, they's jest good ol boys like you and me.
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Hamas Runs Video Of Killing On Their Own TV Network

This video was aired on Hamas-owned Al-Aqsa TV. I guess we can only conclude that that means they are actually proud of their behavior, and that they want the whole world to know about it.


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WHY WOULD PRINCE CHARLES COMMISSION JOHN TAVERNER TO COMPOSE A WORK ON THE "BEAUTIFUL NAMES" OF ALLAH?


Is Prince Charles a Muslim? One day, this man will be the head of the Church of England:


The premiere of a work by the leading composer Sir John Taverner in Westminster Cathedral next week has provoked discord because it glorifies the Muslim deity Allah.

Traditionalist Roman Catholics are planning to converge on the cathedral on Tuesday evening to protest over the work, which includes the singing of the 99 names of Allah.

Sir John’s music featured in the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, and his new work, The Beautiful Names, was commissioned by his friend the Prince of Wales.
In a 1997 Middle East Quarterly article titled "Prince Charles of
Arabia
," Ronni L. Gordon and David M. Stillman looked at evidence
that Britain's Prince Charles might be a secret convert to Islam. They shifted
through his public statements (defending Islamic law, praising the status of
Muslim women, seeing in Islam a solution for Britain's ailments) and actions
(setting up a panel of twelve "wise men" to advise him on Islamic religion and
culture), then concluded that, "should Charles persist in his admiration of
Islam and defamation of his own culture," his accession to the throne will
indeed usher in a "different kind of monarchy."


All this comes to mind on reading an article titled "Charles Breaks Fast with the Faithful in Muscat"
in today's Dubai-based Gulf News, which reports on some of Charles' activities
during his current five-day visit to Oman:


He toured the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque for almost two hours and
"took keen interest in studying various sections at the mosque, including the
main prayer hall." As his spokesman put it, "The Prince was particularly keen to
come to the mosque today to see the fantastic building and remarkable
architecture which Prince was fascinated with. The Prince has a great love for
Islamic architecture and I can't think of finer example than this mosque."


He "spent a considerable time at an exhibition of Islamic
calligraphy and held meetings with Sheikha Aisha Al Siaby, Head of Public
Authority for Craft Industries and Taha Al Kisri, the Head of Omani Society for
Fine Arts to discuss various aspects of Islamic art."


He "broke fast with a large congregation of people from different
nationalities as he sat with folded legs on the floor in the open. He ate date
and drank juice at the call of Iftar."

There's much more. Go read the whole thing.
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Indonesia Captures Head of Terrorist Group Yemaah Yslamiya

Indonesia Captures Head of Islamic Militant Group - ABC News


An image of the leader of Southeast Asian militant group JemaahIslamiah (JI) Zarkasih is displayed during a news conference at thenational police headquarters in Jakarta June 15, 2007. Indonesia hascaptured Zarkasih, the chief of the country's anti-terrorist unit saidon Friday.  (Dadang Tri/Reuters)

"He is the emergency head of JI. He is above Abu Dujana and was captured on the same day," said Suryadarma Salim Nasution, who leads Detachment 88, the country's anti-terrorist unit.

Asian and Western authorities blame JI for a series of attacks in Southeast Asia, including the 2002 bombings that killed more than 200 people on Indonesia's resort island of Bali.

Although there has been no major bomb attack since 2005, in raids in March police said they had found a huge cache of weapons, explosives and chemicals that could be used to make a bomb even bigger than the main device used in 2002.

At the news conference, police showed video testimonies from Zarkasih and Dujana, in which the former said he was acting head.

"In 2004 there was a leadership vacuum and there was pressure to fill the vacuum. A body was set up to fill the void so we set up a caretaker body. My colleagues appointed me to lead the body," the grey-haired Zarkasih, 45, said on the video.

More links from Google News:


AKI
Indonesia Captures Head of Islamic Militant Group
ABC News - 35 minutes ago
An image of the leader of Southeast Asian militant group Jemaah Islamiah (JI) Zarkasih is displayed during a news conference at the national police headquarters in Jakarta June 15, 2007.
Indonesia 'holds militant leader' BBC News
Indonesia raids net terror leaders San Jose Mercury News
CNN - The Australian - Asia Times Online - AKI
all 582 news articles

They have already captured Abu Dujana, the leader of the terrorist Al-Qaeda linked group, as Australian FM Alexander Downer announced some days ago. We will see what they do with them. I am not very confident.

NOTE: It's curious to see that they are called militants...

Crossposted from Spanish Pundit.

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Gaza, Iraq, Somalia...What are we seeing?

The true state of one side of this 'clash' is an unbelievable goop melange of violence, religion, ancient grudges, sharia, racism and ANTI-CIVILIZATION.

Are we seeing a Darwinian level die-out?

If left alone will these places find a way to climb out, or will it be a Dante like land of apparitions permanently scurrying from doorway to doorway amid shot out alleyways, heading to candlelit hovels and unimaginable personal desperation?

I was struck by a well dressed, beautiful woman in Gaza looking into the camera, "I keep asking myself what IS rock bottom?"

It's as if she walked out of the GAP to find civilization GONE. It's a George Romero-Quentin Tarentino production, only real

I find that I believe that underlying these incredible acts of self destruction is the prejudice that someway, somehow, human progress is evil. That since humans are evil, all we do that springs from what is in us, must result in more evil (like creating our own laws right out of our own heads?), and therefore the more we can crawl back along into the primeval slime of our own ascent, the closer we are to pureness.

In Kurdistan we literally sheltered from above a small society, which with a little help spent 1992-2003 bootstrapping itself (via Jay Garner, who was rejected in favor of Mr. Bremer in Iraq) to some semblance of living and self stewardship. We can see now, what bravura performance they gave themselves.

But we can see in these other places an unmitigated disaster of untrammeled consciences resulting in a descent to dominance of the unabrow grunters and snorters holding a quran in one hand and an EFP in the other, dreaming of murder to achieve unlimited orgasms with what I imagine they think will be UCLA cheerleaders who will be begging to do anything they demand. Somehow I don't think this is the civilization of Omar Khayyan.

While I am not one who believes that the lost Al Andalus and the fountains of Cordoba were an idyllic moment of three religions (and civilizations) coexisting in an Oxford-MIT like trance of existential seeking of truth and knowledge, SURELY it was nothing like this either.

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Dr. Tawfik Hamid Coming To Washington, D.C.

(All emphases by Always On Watch)

Excerpt from this source, an essay by Tawfik Hamid, and subtitled "Sadly, mainstream Muslim teaching accepts and promotes violence":

...Women are stoned to death and undergo clitorectomies. Gays hang from the gallows under the approving eyes of the proponents of Shariah, the legal code of Islam. Sunni and Shia massacre each other daily in Iraq. Palestinian mothers teach 3-year-old boys and girls the ideal of martyrdom. One would expect the orthodox Islamic establishment to evade or dismiss these complaints, but less happily, the non-Muslim priests of enlightenment in the West have come, actively and passively, to the Islamists' defense.

[...]

It is vital to grasp that traditional and even mainstream Islamic teaching accepts and promotes violence. Shariah, for example, allows apostates to be killed, permits beating women to discipline them, seeks to subjugate non-Muslims to Islam as dhimmis and justifies declaring war to do so. It exhorts good Muslims to exterminate the Jews before the "end of days." The near deafening silence of the Muslim majority against these barbaric practices is evidence enough that there is something fundamentally wrong.

[...]

...[M]any non-Muslim, Western intellectuals--who unceasingly claim to support human rights--have become obstacles to reforming Islam. Political correctness among Westerners obstructs unambiguous criticism of Shariah's inhumanity. They find socioeconomic or political excuses for Islamist terrorism such as poverty, colonialism, discrimination or the existence of Israel. What incentive is there for Muslims to demand reform when Western "progressives" pave the way for Islamist barbarity? Indeed, if the problem is not one of religious beliefs, it leaves one to wonder why Christians who live among Muslims under identical circumstances refrain from contributing to wide-scale, systematic campaigns of terror.

[...]

Progressives need to realize that radical Islam is based on an antiliberal system. They need to awaken to the inhumane policies and practices of Islamists around the world. They need to realize that Islamism spells the death of liberal values. And they must not take for granted the respect for human rights and dignity that we experience in America, and indeed, the West, today.

Well-meaning interfaith dialogues with Muslims have largely been fruitless. Participants must demand--but so far haven't--that Muslim organizations and scholars specifically and unambiguously denounce violent Salafi components in their mosques and in the media.
Muslims who do not vocally oppose brutal Shariah decrees should not be considered "moderates."...
Read the entire article.

The author is Dr. Tawfik Hamid, author of the book The Roots of Jihad. His online biographical sketch states the following:
Born in Egypt to a secular Muslim family, Tawfik Hamid joined the extremist Islamic Group GI when he was in Medical School . His colleagues in the terror movement included Al Zawaherri, then a friend with whom Tawfik used to pray, and now the number 2 person of Al Qaeda.

Eventually Dr. Hamid questioned the feelings of hatred and impulses to violence that his participation in extremist Islam was fomenting within him. He became a physician, and also a scholar of Islamic texts. When he began to preach in Mosques to promote a message of peace instead of violence and hatred, however, he himself became a target of the Islamic extremists who had been his friends. They threatened his life, forcing him and his family to flee Egypt , and then Saudi Arabia. As Dr. Hamid says "The powers of darkness were overwhelming and I was forced to emigrate with my family to the West seeking freedom."

From his insider understanding of terrorist mentality, Tawfik predicted the Sept. 11th, Madrid, and London attacks. Now his mission has become "to speak out against radical Islam, a cancer that is spreading with frightening rapidity across the globe today."...


It appears that Dr. Hamid is qualified to speak of the subject of which he's written in the above commentary, which serves as a reality check.

Dr. Tawfik Hamid will be speaking in Washington, D.C., on Friday, June 29, 2007. I received and accepted the following invitation via Andrew Whitehead, Director, Anti-Council on American-Islamic Relations (Anti-CAIR):

The Hon. Rick Santorum

and

The Victory Coalition

cordially invite you to a public lecture

“Radicalization of Young Muslims”

by Dr. Tawfik Hamid

Friday, June 29, 2007

12 to 2 p.m.

The lecture will be at The Ethics and Public Policy Center

1015 Fifteenth Street NW

Suite 900

Washington, D.C. 20005

Lunch will be served.

Dr Hamid is a former member of Jema’a Islameia, an Islamic extremist group, and a former associate of Ayman al-Zawaheri, Al-Qaeda’s second in command. He is a lecturer and author of The Roots of Jihad, as well as several articles, including “How to End ‘Islamophobia’” in The Wall Street Journal, and “The Development of A Jihadist's Mind” published by the Hudson Institute.

For more information and to RSVP contact Simone Lorenzo

at slorenzo@eppc.org or 202.682.1204.

Please RSVP before Wednesday, June 20.

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Arabs Are In A Phase Of Extinction...

Thanks to Baron and Dymphna for bringing up Adonis on The Infidel Radio Show.

I will say no more, it speaks for itself...

Renowned Syrian Poet "Adonis": The Arabs are Extinct, Like the Sumerians, Greeks, and Pharaohs; If the Arabs are So Inept They Cannot Be Democratic, External Intervention Will Not Make Them So.



The poet Ali Ahmad Sa'id (b. 1930), known by his pseudonym "Adonis," a 2005 candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature, left his native Syria for Lebanon in the 1950s following six months' imprisonment for political activity. In 1973, he received his Ph.D. from St. Joseph University in Beirut; in 1985, he settled in Paris, where he now works as a writer and literary critic. Among other occupations, he has edited the modernist magazine Mawaqif (Viewpoints), and translated some of the great French poets into Arabic.

The following are excerpts from an interview with Syrian poet "Adonis," aired on Dubai TV on March 11, 2006.


Adonis: "Words are treated as a crime today. Throughout history, there has never been anything similar to what's happening today in our Arab society - when you say a word, it is like committing a crime."

Interviewer: "True."

Adonis: "Words and opinions are treated as a crime. This is inconceivable."

Interviewer: "You can be arrested for writing an article."

Adonis: "That's one example."

[...]

"In the Koran itself, it says that Allah listened to his first enemy, Satan, and Satan refused to obey him. I believe that Allah was capable of wiping out Satan, yet He listened to Satan's refusal to obey Him.

"At the very least, we demand that Muslims today listen to people with different opinions."

[...]

Interviewer: "How do you view the plan for democracy, the 'Greater Middle East' plan?"

Adonis: "First of all, I oppose any external intervention in Arab affairs. If the Arabs are so inept that they cannot be democratic by themselves, they can never be democratic through the intervention of others.

"On the other hand, all issues pertaining to civil and human affairs must be left up to the law and to the people themselves."

Interviewer: "Mr. Adonis, how do you view the democracy in Palestine, which brought Hamas to power?"

Adonis: "I support it, but I oppose the establishment of any state on the basis of religion, even if it's done by Hamas."

Interviewer: "Even if it liberates Palestine?"

Adonis: "Yes, because in such a case, it would be my duty to fight this religious state."

[…]

Interviewer: "What are the reasons for growing glorification of dictatorships - sometimes in the name of pan-Arabism, and other times in the name of rejecting foreigners? The glorification comes even from the elites, as can be seen, for example, in the Saddam Hussein trial, and in all the people who support him."

Adonis: "This phenomenon is very dangerous, and I believe it has to do with the concept of 'oneness,' which is reflected - in practical or political terms - in the concept of the hero, the savior, or the leader. This concept offers an inner sense of security to people who are afraid of freedom. Some human beings are afraid of freedom."

Interviewer: "Because it is synonymous with anarchy?"

Adonis: "No, because being free is a great burden. It is by no means easy."

Interviewer: "You've got to have a boss..."

Adonis: "When you are free, you have to face reality, the world in its entirety. You have to deal with the world's problems, with everything..."

Interviewer: "With all the issues..."

Adonis: "On the other hand, if we are slaves, we can be content and not have to deal with anything. Just as Allah solves all our problems, the dictator will solve all our problems."

[...]

"I don't understand what is happening in Arab society today. I don't know how to interpret this situation, except by making the following hypothesis: When I look at the Arab world, with all its resources, the capacities of Arab individuals, especially abroad - you will find among them great philosophers, scientists, engineers, and doctors. In other words, the Arab individual is no less smart, no less a genius, than anyone else in the world. He can excel - but only outside his society. I have nothing against the individuals - only against the institutions and the regimes.

"If I look at the Arabs, with all their resources and great capacities, and I compare what they have achieved over the past century with what others have achieved in that period, I would have to say that we Arabs are in a phase of extinction, in the sense that we have no creative presence in the world."

Interviewer: "Are we on the brink of extinction, or are we already extinct?"

Adonis: "We have become extinct. We have the quantity. We have the masses of people, but a people becomes extinct when it no longer has a creative capacity, and the capacity to change its world."

[...]

"The great Sumerians became extinct, the great Greeks became extinct, and the Pharaohs became extinct. The clearest sign of this extinction is when we intellectuals continue to think in the context of this extinction."

Interviewer: "That is very dangerous."

Adonis: "That is our real intellectual crisis. We are facing a new world with ideas that no longer exist, and in a context that is obsolete. We must sever ourselves completely from that context, on all levels, and think of a new Arab identity, a new culture, and a new Arab society."

[...]

"Imagine that Arab societies had no Western influence. What would be left? The Muslims must..."

Interviewer: "What would be left?"

Adonis: "Nothing. Nothing would be left except for the mosque, the church, and commerce, of course."

[...]

"The Muslims today - forgive me for saying this - with their accepted interpretation [of the religious text], are the first to destroy Islam, whereas those who criticize the Muslims - the non-believers, the infidels, as they call them - are the ones who perceive in Islam the vitality that could adapt it to life. These infidels serve Islam better than the believers."
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Happy Birthday To Pamela


Happy Birthday to the my favorite hottie of the counter-Jihad.

Pamela.
And Joe, please put Pamela up as Infidel Babe of the week.
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Honest Arab: “We Are Extinct”

Last year, Memri carried several excerpted translations of interviews with Adonis, the nom de plume of a Syrian national who lives in Paris. These interviews didn’t seem to gain much attention at the time; trawling through Technorati and Google fails to bring in a large haul of notices about this man's views of Arab culture.

Ali Ahmad Said Asbar, a.k.a. Adonis Adonis was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 2005. For his poetry, no less. It is remarkable because Arab culture permits the expression of Truth and Beauty only in its architecture. It has little use for the written word — except for beautiful copies of the Koran (in Arabic only, please). Music as an aesthetic experience has no place in Muslim society, as the Taliban demonstrated so extremely.

There is no history but Muslim history, and even that must conform first to the Koran. There is no poetry; Mohammed had no use for poetry. Hafiz, one of the great 12th century Persian poets, was persecuted for his work — as were many others. Fortunately for us, he persisted in the face of Arab repression and so his work lives on.

Adonis says that Arabic culture is extinct through its own doing:

“I don’t understand what is happening in Arab society today. I don’t know how to interpret this situation, except by making the following hypothesis: When I look at the Arab world, with all its resources, the capacities of Arab individuals, especially abroad — you will find among them great philosophers, scientists, engineers, and doctors. In other words, the Arab individual is no less smart, no less a genius, than anyone else in the world. He can excel — but only outside his society. I have nothing against the individuals — only against the institutions and the regimes.

“If I look at the Arabs, with all their resources and great capacities, and I compare what they have achieved over the past century with what others have achieved in that period, I would have to say that we Arabs are in a phase of extinction, in the sense that we have no creative presence in the world.”

[..]

“We have become extinct. We have the quantity. We have the masses of people, but a people become extinct when it no longer has a creative capacity, and the capacity to change its world.”

[…]

“The great Sumerians became extinct, the great Greeks became extinct, and the Pharaohs became extinct. The clearest sign of this extinction is when we intellectuals continue to think in the context of this extinction.”

That is our real intellectual crisis. We are facing a new world with ideas that no longer exist, and in a context that is obsolete. We must sever ourselves completely from that context, on all levels, and think of a new Arab identity, a new culture, and a new Arab society.”

[…]

“Imagine that Arab societies had no Western influence. What would be left? The Muslims must…”

Interviewer: “What would be left?”

Adonis: “Nothing. Nothing would be left except for the mosque, the church, and commerce, of course.”

[…]

“The Muslims today — forgive me for saying this — with their accepted interpretation [of the religious text], are the first to destroy Islam, whereas those who criticize the Muslims — the non-believers, the infidels, as they call them — are the ones who perceive in Islam the vitality that could adapt it to life. These infidels serve Islam better than the believers.”

Or so he says. But who wants to hear the truth about themselves? Especially a culture that practices taqiyya as a matter of course. Will they listen to this truth or will they bully or kill the messenger? Those seem to be the only choices.

Arab culture has two positions and two only: you are either the tyrant or you are the victim. Is this the reason for the death of creativity in this culture, or did the death of creativity leave them no choice but to scramble for one position — the tyrant, the guy on top — while trying to avoid the one down place in which the victim resides? This is not a culture with flexibility.
- - - - - - - - - -
The only game Arabs seem to understand is “King of the Hill.” And Adonis, this Syrian poet, knows only too well how that game inevitably ends: despotism and the rule of the bully. The only question is why he seems to be so disingenuous about the situation. “Arab culture doesn’t permit creativity.” This is something to remark upon?? When did it ever promote creativity? What did it take from other cultures except in the field of martial technology, all those bits of knowledge that proved useful to the violent expansion of the Ummah?

Arabic culture is sterile precisely because it doesn’t take from other cultures. Its sense of superiority doesn’t permit borrowing or stealing those things worth having.

This is not the case for the West. From gunpowder to macaroni to algebra, we take and we modify and we hand it back to anyone who desires access to it.

Thus is the world enriched.

In another interview, Adonis makes the following claim:

“Words are treated as a crime today. Throughout history, there has never been anything similar to what’s happening today in our Arab society — when you say a word, it is like committing a crime.”

Interviewer: “True.”

Adonis: “Words and opinions are treated as a crime. This is inconceivable.”

Interviewer: “You can be arrested for writing an article.”

Adonis: “That’s one example.”

[…]

“In the Koran itself, it says that Allah listened to his first enemy, Satan, and Satan refused to obey him. I believe that Allah was capable of wiping out Satan, yet He listened to Satan’s refusal to obey Him.

“At the very least, we demand that Muslims today listen to people with different opinions.”

I disagree that this lack of free speech in Muslim cultures is something new. In fact, real freedom of speech has been rare, historically in any culture, and this muffling of the very human need to be able to express oneself without hindrance is hardly confined to the Arabs. Beginning with the Catholic Church, the West itself is full of examples of thinkers whose controversial views were silenced. Hans Küng is only one of a long line of theologians who ran afoul of Rome’s “nihil obstat imprimatur.”

The interview continues:

“If we want to be democratic, we must be so by ourselves. But the preconditions for democracy do not exist in Arab society, and cannot exist unless religion is reexamined in a new and accurate way, and unless religion becomes a personal and spiritual experience, which must be respected.

“On the other hand, all issues pertaining to civil and human affairs must be left up to the law and to the people themselves.”

[…]

Interviewer: “What are the reasons for growing glorification of dictatorships — sometimes in the name of pan-Arabism, and other times in the name of rejecting foreigners? The glorification comes even from the elites, as can be seen, for example, in the Saddam Hussein trial, and in all the people who support him.”

Adonis: “This phenomenon is very dangerous, and I believe it has to do with the concept of ‘oneness,’ which is reflected — in practical or political terms — in the concept of the hero, the savior, or the leader. This concept offers an inner sense of security to people who are afraid of freedom. Some human beings are afraid of freedom.”

And some are so ignorant of history that they cannot see that all countries and cultures have been, to some extent, theocracies. It is absolutism that annihilates. Insistence on a lack of ambiguity is what kills a culture, and it is this insistence — or fear — of what cannot be known completely that seduces us into setting up closed systems. Islam itself is a closed system.

In the end, that is why it will not prevail. Yes, the demographics are there, but numbers alone will never suffice. It was not sheer numbers by themselves which changed South Africa. It is not the numerical superiority that will permit Islam’s renewal. And unless Islam renews itself, it will die — what is true on the cellular level remains true on the cultural level, too.
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Thursday, June 14, 2007

Preaching Sharia Is A Criminal Conspriacy To Overthrow The Government

I like where these guys are going with this. I have been saying the same thing for several years, as have many of my favorite bloggers.

However, it looks like these guys have the funding and organization to infiltrate Mosques in order to collect the evidence needed to prove the case beyond a shadow of a doubt:


MAPPING SHARI’A IN AMERICA PROJECT

Washington, DC – The Society of Americans for National Existence (SANE) announced today the launch of the Mapping Shari’a in America Project, the world’s first effort to systematically evaluate the threat that a nation faces from efforts to impose Shari’a within its borders.
The project will collect information about America’s 2,300-plus mosques and associated day schools, provide information to both law enforcement officials and the public, and test the proposition that Shari’a amounts to a criminal conspiracy to overthrow the U.S. government....

The project is designed with two goals in mind.

First, to test the thesis that Shari’a amounts to a criminal conspiracy to overthrow the government of the United States by undermining the Constitution. Thus, Jihad or terror (i.e., the murder of innocent Americans), is a tactic, not a goal, of Shari’a.

Second, to test the hypothesis that one can identify and interdict much of the early ground work for establishing Jihadist cells and networks by identifying mosques and Islamic day schools that are teaching and preaching traditional and authoritative Shari’a. Americans are wising up to the threat of Sharia in their country and are seeking to expose its radical and treasoness nature.

Meanwhile, particularly in the UK and throughout Europe, there is still the overwhelming pressure from government and social groups to pander to Muslims and their unending longer lists of demands most of which are leading to the exultation of Sharia law.

Let's hope that the SIAO (Stop the Islamisation of Europe) -see Gandalf's 13/6/07post- gets together with SANE to share ideas and plans, for it is only through the mass exposure of the threats of Sharia/Islam & its necessary eradication will our nations, as we know them, survive. These groups deserve & need our support.


If anyone has a hard time believing that Sharia Law is a criminal conspiracy, then watch this video from British television.


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This Is How Us Regular Folks See You Kooks

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Follow-up: Iftekhar Murtaza

Follow-up to this posting, "Murder in Anaheim," from this source, on June 14, 2007:

Murtaza appears in court

A former boyfriend is charged with killing his ex-girlfriend's father and sister and attempting to kill her mother.

FULLERTON – Iftekhar Murtaza is no longer just a “person of interest.”

He's now an accused killer, charged on counts of murder in the deaths of his former girlfriend's father and sister and on a count of attempted murder in the beating of her mother.

Three weeks and two days after the crimes that have drawn nationwide media attention, Murtaza, 22, appeared Wednesday in an Orange County courthouse for the first time, just hours after the District Attorney's Office filed charges against him. No bail was set.

The Van Nuys man's next scheduled court appearance is July 6.

The charges have been anticipated since last month, after Murtaza was picked up as a “person of interest” at a Phoenix airport on his way to Bangladesh. Murtaza was returned to Anaheim earlier this week, and Wednesday was the deadline for filing charges.

In the Fullerton courtroom, an expressionless Murtaza stood in a beige cage during a brief hearing.

Handcuffed, he talked quietly to his appointed attorney, Bryan Harris of the Orange County Public Defender's Office, before moving behind dark glass away from the cameras that lined the small room. He quietly stated his birth date to the judge and answered “no” when asked if he had an attorney.

The judge granted Harris's request to postpone the arraignment until next month, when Murtaza could enter a plea.

After Wednesday's hearing, Harris said another public defender will later represent Murtaza. He declined to comment about Murtaza's reaction to the charges.

Murtaza's attorney for the Phoenix extradition hearing said his client is innocent and had a round-trip ticket to visit his ailing grandmother in Bangladesh.

Law-enforcement officials say they thought Murtaza lashed out against the family members of his former girlfriend, Shayona Dhanak. The family opposed the couple's relationship mostly because Murtaza is Muslim and Dhanak is Hindu, the officials say in court papers.

Murtaza was accused of killing Shayona Dhanak's father, Jayprakash Dhanak, and her older sister, Karishma Dhanak, as well as attempting to kill her mother, Leela Dhanak.

The mother was found beaten outside the family's burning Anaheim Hills home on May 21.

“She has not recovered enough to talk about this case,” said Susan Kang Schroeder, the District Attorney's Office spokeswoman.

About five hours after the house fire, authorities found the burned bodies of Jayprakash Dhanak and Karishma Dhanak near an Irvine bike trail, a few minutes' drive from Shayona Dhanak's dorm room.

Prosecutors added special circumstances to the murder charges, alleging the killings took place during kidnappings – meaning Jayprakash Dhanak and Karishma Dhanak were killed after being taken, Schroeder said.

Murtaza could face the death penalty.

Police said they are looking for at least one other person connected with the crimes. Witnesses reported seeing at least two people fleeing the Dhanaks' home during the fire.

Comments there are interesting too.

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The Infidel Bloggers Alliance Radio Show


Forgive me for the shamelessness of the plug, but I think tonight's show was the most important we have ever done.

Why?

Well, the discussion with Baron and Dymphna, of Gates of Vienna, was riveting. We discussed the best course of action to save Europe. These are things most people are afraid to discuss. Go listen, please.
Baron and Dymphna are prescient geniuses. Their work is historic in nature.

The show begins with an interview with Ayisha, Mohammed's nine-year old child bride. That, of course, is comedy. And, it's blasphemous in a way you only get with the IBA Radio Show.
But, if you want to skip ahead and listen to the interview with Baron and Dymphna, then go to about the 19th minute of the show.
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Support Palestinian Rights!

The Jerusalem Post:

Alarmed by the growing number of Palestinians who are emigrating from the Palestinian territories, the Palestinian Authority's mufti has issued a fatwa [religious decree] forbidding Muslims to leave.

Text from the fatwa:

"We hereby declare that emigration from the blessed lands is not permitted according to religious law. The people living in these areas must remain in their homes and must not leave them to conquerors. Those who abide by this ruling will perform an honorable deed and will support the Aksa Mosque."

We've heard countless Muslims whine about the "Right of Return" for decades. Will they now stand up and support the "Right to Leave"?

Or perhaps that boiling passion for the Return is a not-so-subtle way of finishing off the uncouth Jewish state.

Link via Donald Sensing.

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The Victim Mentality, Again.

An unhinged post at Muslim Matters:

Washington Times is intensifying its witch-hunt of CAIR. In a
front-page (at least on the online edition) article written by Audrey
Hudson, she grossly misleads the readers with the headline 'CAIR membership falls 90% since 9/11‘.

What's misleading about it?

IF CAIR was faltering so much, WHY would Washington Times even bother to pay so much attention to it?

That is the question. Why does the MSM give so much attention to an organization which is getting less and less support from its own community?

Washington Times deliberately misconstrues some data for two purposes: mislead Muslims into deserting CAIR and mislead the rest of Americans in considering CAIR as an unimportant organization that does not deserve attention. And who replaces CAIR for attention? Really no one… a few liberal, sell-outs like Zuhdi Jasser and Kamal Nawash will get more coverage so that they can pretend to be speaking for Muslims, while completely selling out on everything that Muslims stand for. In other words, Muslims will have no REAL civil-rights voice. On another point, it is OUR collective job to expose people like Zuhdi, Kamal, and the ilk for the charlattan, and fraud they are.

I've seen only this video of Zuhdi Jasser. He seems like a sensible fellow. How fitting that he's loathed by such a CAIR-supporting imbecile.

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The Infidels Are Doing It For Themselves

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, and are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, among them, life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

One does not have these rights when one can not walk their own streets freely and safely.

When the government does not provide protection for its citizens, then the government has abandoned its first responsibility.

And in that case, regime change is necessary.

Check it out. This is what I call government of the people, by the people, and for the people:


 





This is where the individual comes in. This is where the American makes the difference. The government has failed to protect us. We ain't gonna take it. hat tip CAN

"In response to proposed armed civilian patrols, I believe that
individuals who carry weapons with the intent of enforcing their view of
appropriate behavior in the neighborhood is a recipe for disaster."


Members of a politically influential yeshiva led by Rabbi Daniel Greer
(pictured at top) -- who have spent more than a decade rebuilding their stretch
of Edgewood -- have organized an armed citizens patrol.


Check out "politically influential." Those damn, sneaky Jews. If he was so "political influential" then he wouldn't be having these problems now would he? He'd be carrying a glock himself like Sean Penn in New Orleans.

They made the announcement Monday afternoon at Yeshiva of New Haven
(aka The Gan School) on Elm Street. They plan to begin patrolling Monday evening
in two-person teams wearing "Edgewood Park Defense Patrol" T-shirts and carrying
concealed, licensed firearms.
That's the neighborhood where Greer's
organization has rehabilitated 40 old-style New Haven houses and planted 450
trees over the past 18 years. It surrounds the old Roger Sherman School, which
Greer's organization converted into an Orthodox Jewish school. The organization
has also worked with neighbors to combat prostitution in the area, instituting a
successful "John of the Week" effort which featured pinched patrons' names on
flyers.


"We are unwilling to give up," Greer said at Monday's announcement
in a classroom on the school's second floor. Family members from the yeshiva as
well as neighbors -- including Alderwoman Liz McCormack and 24th Ward Democratic
Co-Chair Hank Campbell -- joined him.



"We can fix all the houses up. We can plant trees. But if we cannot
walk our streets securely, all our efforts are for naught," Greer said. Rather
than be victims or depend any longer on the police department, he said, the
group is determined to tackle crime head on.


"There's only one solution -- to remove the chief," Greer said.
"He's a very sweet guy. I would love to have drinks with him. But he cannot run
the police department."


Asked about the armed patrols right before the press conference,
DeStefano said he had no comment yet because he hadn't known about
them.


After the press conference, DeStefano backed Ortiz and disagreed
with the patrol idea.
"The chief has my full support. Chief Ortiz is doing a
good job," DeStefano said.


Anyone who patrols the street with a gun "is putting themselves and
others at risk," he said.



WTF? But the outlaws casn be armed to the teeth right?

The last straw for the group came Sunday night, when Greer's son, Rabbi
Dov Greer (pictured), was assaulted by young men right outside his house on Elm
Street. Dov Greer said the men accosted him on the street and followed him into
the house, where they beat him before fleeing as he called upstairs to his wife
to phone the cops.


"There's going to be authority. There's going to be control," his
brother, Eliezer Greer, said. "There's going to be rule of law on the
street."


The rest of the release quoted the mayor. It read:

"We regret the attack on Rabbi Greer's son. We have reviewed police
deployment in that neighborhood. As we do throughout the entire city, we have
increased the number of walking beats in that neighborhood and continue to
assign officers to this type of patrol. In fact, the victim was in contact with
an officer who was walking the neighborhood shortly before the incident and
immediately thereafter. The first officer to respond was one of these walking
patrols. Crime statistics in Edgewood are down and are lower than they've been
in the past."


"I have complete confidence in the Chief, Commanding Officers and
the District Manager for this neighborhood."


"In response to proposed armed civilian patrols, I believe that
individuals who carry weapons with the intent of enforcing their view of
appropriate behavior in the neighborhood is a recipe for disaster."


What an asshat. Read the whole thing here.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2007

"Never from your hands" - said by an Arab to me, in 2003

No more americans need die in Iraq.

With today's events, if it spins out as it appears, that Iraqi police themselves, being infiltrated with murderers and terrorists, carried out the event calculated to re-engage the descent into Iraq as Somalia/Bosnia/Gaza/Magdeburgian hell, we can see that if the thing can be won, it can be won only by american troops, and for american purposes, and will never be kept by Iraqis.

The Iraqis cannot or will not get it together enough to make a nation they themselves can govern TODAY. When they recognize that as a nation they have to organize to KILL these monsters of mutant DNA, they CAN make a nation. But that day is not today, or tomorrow.

We should WITHDRAW (I refuse to use the redeploy fig leaf) to Kurdistan. We should build, as in Korea, tripwire bases, and leave 40-50k men. Armed to the teeth and ready to slaughter.

I also want to comment on Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi's gleeful comment today.

"As many had forseen, the escalation has failed to produce the intended results," the two leaders wrote.

"The increase in US forces has had little impact in curbing the violence or fostering political reconciliation.

"It has not enhanced Americas national security. The unsettling reality is that instances of violence against Iraqis remain high and attacks on US forces have increased.

"In fact, the last two months of the war were the deadliest to date for US troops."

You are an embarassment to all Americans who want to do well and right in this world.

You are an affront to the forces of Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Abe Lincoln, FDr and Harry Truman

You are awash in the need for partisan victory so badly that you will trade that victory for the defeat of American purposes, and the retreat of freedoms under the foot of terrorists whose purpose is to destroy the dissent you used, wherever they find it.

You have made yourself into the functional allies of those forces.

You make me ashamed.

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Iran Moves To Execute Porn Stars



Oh, for God's sake. Look at what you'd be missing, guys. Tell me, do you want to let these idiots take over? They're afraid of hot babes. They want to kill them. Enough is enough.




Let's take all their hot babes away from them.:




TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's parliament on Wednesday voted in favor of a
bill that could lead to death penalty for persons convicted of working in the
production of pornographic movies.

With a 148-5 vote in favor and four abstentions, lawmakers present at
the Wednesday session of the 290-seat parliament approved that "producers of
pornographic works and main elements in their production are considered
corruptors of the world and could be sentenced to punishment as corruptors of
the world."

The term, "corruptor of the world" is taken from the Quran, the
Muslims' holy book, and ranks among the highest on the scale of an individual's
criminal offenses. Under Iran's Islamic Penal Code, it carries a death
penalty.

The "main elements" refered to in the draft include producers,
directors, cameramen and actors involved in making a pornographic video.

The bill also envisages convictions ranging from one year imprisonment
to a death sentence for the main distributors of the movies and also producers
of Web sites in which the pornographic works would appear.

Besides videos, the bill covers all electronic visual material, such as
DVD and CDs. Other material, such as porn magazines and books are already banned
under Iranian law.
To become law, the bill requires an approval by the
Guardian Council, a constitutional watchdog in Iran.

It is widely believed that the drafting of the bill came about as a
reaction to a scandal last year, when a private videotape, apparently belonging
to Iranian actress Zahra Amir Ebrahimi and allegedly showing her having
intercourse with a man, became available across Iran.

The videotape was leaked to the Internet and released on a black market
DVD, becoming a full-blown Iranian sex tape scandal. Ebrahimi later came under
an official investigation, which is still ongoing. She faces fines, whip lashing
or worse for her violation of Iran's morality laws.






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