The Prospects for Democracy in Iraq
To commemorate the Iraqi vote yesterday, I want to reprint in part some observations Moses Sands gave to me in the Fall of 2004, before the first Iraqi election. Be warned, it’s long and rambling, even edited, and was to have been a chapter in his (our) book. It is vintage Moses Sands. (You can read the entire piece here, much of which is no | Read More »
KSFO 560-AM fires conservative talk show host Lee Rodgers for refusing to sugarcoat Islam
On Thursday morning, February 18th, with one minute left of his popular San Francisco Bay Area early morning talk show on KSFO 560-AM, veteran radio host and dedicated conservative, Lee Rodgers, received his pink slip without warning for refusing to. “…say nice things about Muslims.” Rodgers, a 25 year veteran of ABC Radio and a 15 year veteran at KSFO with his highly rated and | Read More »
Missile Defense logo is a crescent? (And does anyone report it?)
Several conservative blogs (and almost no place else) have reported that the new Missile Defense Agency logo looks familiar–like an Islamic crescent, like the Iranian space agency’s logo, and like Obama’s personal logo. From the Washington Times: Obama Missile Defense Agency logo apes Iranian space agency logo By Kerry Picket on Feb. 23, 2010 into Water Cooler Subscribe**UPDATED again on 2/24/10 with the Iranian Space | Read More »
Vindication, Google, and Islam
Remember when I accused Google of censoring search hints? Some of the reactions were just hysterical. So many technically inclined people on the right have a reflexive desire to defend Google and make the kindest assumptions about the company. The company itself claimed that it was all coincidence. Further research showed that Google was also censoring criticism of Islam, a claim that was met with | Read More »
The Clock Strikes 11 – Obama’s folly in emulating Europe’s failed policies
I posted a ridiculously long essay just before Christmas that tried to cover way too much ground. I was going to just leave it be, but Mark Steyn posted something over in the Corner that I thought was worth revisiting, given the Christmas Day terrorism attempt. In his post, he revists the concept of incremental surrender to Islamists: If it were just terrorists bombing buildings | Read More »
Asia one more area Obama has failed to engage
I have been working with Joshua Treviño as an editor at Malaysia Matters (a site dedicated to tracking news and events in Malaysia from an American perspective). In this role, I have learned a great deal about the importance of Asia economically and strategically. Building on that, I have an article at the Huffington Post highlighting an issue that you might not be aware of | Read More »
I’m wondering if any of the madness you’re about to see qualifies under “Systemic Failure” ?
Dangerous day for me……. Half-day of work and I’m not meeting my friends for dinner until 8pm. That leaves me way too much time to look around this interweb thingy and get my patented Snarkification Transmorgrifier honed to optimal. Thing is, I’m having a really difficult time getting my snark on anymore. Too much of what’s happening isn’t funny on any level……. Too much of | Read More »
Terror Plot – Another Black Mark For Britain.
Yet again there is a connection between an attempted terrorist attack and Britain. Another ‘home grown’ would-be mass murderer whose plot fortunately went awry. There is precious little good news in the press these days and every item regarding the so-called ‘United’ Kingdom seems to be another nail in the coffin of a once proud, honorable nation. After World War II Britain was lacking in | Read More »
It’s Muslims Who Should Be Scrutinized At Airports
At some point America is going to have to put aside political correctness and get real when it comes to the War on Terror. Singling out passengers at random for secondary screening at airports is a foolish and politically correct security procedure. It doesn’t actually make us safer it just makes it look like it’s making us safer. Let’s stop pretending the little old lady | Read More »
You know what would be great ?…… A huge new mosque in NYC right next to The WTC.
Huh ? Whaddya mean ‘a mosque is already there‘ ? Look at what ? Whoa. http://www.hudsonny.org/2009/12/mosque-at-the-world-trade-center-muslim-renewal-or-insult-near-ground-zero.php At the moment the building, the old Burlington Coat Factory, already serves as a mini-mosque: an iron grill lifts every Friday afternoon for a little known Imam leading prayers a few yards away from where Osama Bin Laden’s airborne Islamist bombers killed nearly 3000 people back in 2001. The | Read More »
Let’s see what we find at random stops around the interweb thingy……..
For starters, here’s what I hinted at earlier today as part of a comment you probably didn’t see…… The Parliament Of World Religions. Melbourne Australia played host to this lovely little gathering of individuals and organizations. www.parliamentofreligions.org ————— If you didn’t know already, this organization is home base for the “Coexist” people. =============== The Congressional Muslim Staffers Association. www.congressionalmuslims.org The Congressional Muslim Staffers Association(CMSA) is | Read More »
, General McChrystal
, General Motors
, Lt. Col. Allen West
, Obama Motors
, The Parliament Of World Religions
, The Religion Of Peace
Nowhere Man In His Nowhere Suit Fails To Impress Cadets.
His Emptiness scarcely had time to finish his last yawn line to his captive audience at West Point Military Academy, before Donald Rumsfeld ripped his sheets and all but called the Liar-in-Chief just that in front of a national audience at the Center for Security Policy dinner in Washington DC last night. Obama gave his ‘WE GIVE UP IN EIGHTEEN MONTHS’ speech in front of | Read More »
While Oprah Was Announcing She’s Leaving TV, Here’s Some Things You May Have Missed…….
So…… Opry Windbag is gonna git on down the road a piece. That’s news ? Maybe it’s news to the ‘muumuu-wearing, eating-cake-frosting-right-out-of-the-container’ crowd, but for me, the following items are a tad more realistically described as news. ====================== Elected: New President Of Europe & Foreign Minister. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/134527 The European Union has elected Belgian Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy as President Of Europe and The UK’s | Read More »
Irish Jihadist – Former Altar Boy, Father, Husband, Born In Dublin – Now In Pakistan Preparing For Jihad.
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/ireland/article6917485.ece An Irish jihadist living in Pakistan’s Swat valley says he is preparing to wage war against British and allied troops in Afghanistan. Khalid Kelly, a former altar boy from the Liberties area of Dublin who used to be known as Terry, told The Sunday Times he is undergoing weapons training in Pakistan’s mountainous tribal region in order to fight jihad against the enemies of | Read More »
What If His Name Had Been Joe Bob Lee…?
What if the Fort Hood shooter had been named Major Joseph Robert Lee, instead of Major Nidal Malik Hasan? What if he had been a Caucasian born in Selma, Alabama, instead of an Arab-American born in Arlington, Virginia? What if knowledge of his family roots had caused Joseph Robert Lee to list his nationality as Confederate States of America rather than “United States of America,” | Read More »