Posts tagged "Islam"

A dozen 'root causes' for Islamic extremism that Obama basically ignored

The Barack Obama White House, including the president himself and Secretary of State John Kerry, today continued to examine the “legitimate grievances” that have caused the rise of “violent extremism.” Addressing an international White House Conference on terrorism, the two emphasized that the world is “not at war with Islam,” as if the cruelty and... Read more »

Obama's flawed comparison of today's radical Islam with long-ago Christianity

Obama’s flawed comparison of today’s radical Islam with long-ago Christianity should be recognized, even by his most ardent supports, as apples and oranges. Obama made this strange comparison during a speech Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast. And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember... Read more »

Christians prepare to retaliate against Islam for attack on Paris newspaper

Well, not really. The determination of Parisians and western democracies to respond against the Islamic State and other Islamic-based terrorist groups might well be fortified by the horrific slaughter by three masked gunman of 12 people in a raid on the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper. In the name of Allah. But I don’t... Read more »
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The rise and fall of Islamic science, tolerance and thought

What if I told you that Islam once produced the world’s most scientifically advanced and intellectually productive civilization? It’s true, and you’ll probably hear more about it, this being 2015, the United Nations International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, in which Islamic science will be showcased. Many Americans might find far-fetched the idea that... Read more »

Pervert ISIS says rape and abduction are God's will

ISIS/ISIL/The Islamic State now goes out of its way, indeed, it brags, that they are carrying out God’s will, by raping, abducting and selling into slavery “infidel” women and children. The unbelievable declaration by Islam’s radical branch comes in its own English-language digital magazine called “Dabiq:” One should remember that enslaving the families of the... Read more »

A mosque at Ground Zero will hurt Islam more than us

TUGS.setInitCount('{"rate_summary":{"total_score":360,"average":72,"total_count":5}}'); TUGS.tugsURL = "http://discussions.chicagotribune.com/"; TUGS.init_starRating(); In any legal or constitutional showdown over whether a mosque can be built near Ground Zero, the mosque would win, hands down. The First Amendment of the Constitution requires it. The amendment, perhaps the most cherished of the Bill of Rights, guarantees that government may not interfere with the practice... Read more »
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A mosque at Ground Zero will hurt Islam more than us

TUGS.setInitCount('{"rate_summary":{"total_score":360,"average":72,"total_count":5}}'); TUGS.tugsURL = "http://discussions.chicagotribune.com/"; TUGS.init_starRating(); In any legal or constitutional showdown over whether a mosque can be built near Ground Zero, the mosque would win, hands down. The First Amendment of the Constitution requires it. The amendment, perhaps the most cherished of the Bill of Rights, guarantees that government may not interfere with the practice... Read more »

Taliban barbarians wipe out Christian medical team in Afghanistan

One of the ten team members that included six Americans was  New York optometrist who has spent more than 30 years providing medical aid. The team was wantonly murdered after hiking more than 10 hours over rugged mountains to care for isolated Afghan villagers. The Taliban–Moslem extremists–proudly announced their executions thusly: Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid told the AP... Read more »

So, what do we call our enemies?

Victim? John Brennan, President Obama’s chief counterterrorism adviser said today jihad a “legitimate tenet of Islam,” arguing that the term “jihadists” should not be used to describe America’s enemies. Nor should we call our enemies terrorists, because terrorism is a “tactic” and terror is a “state of mind.” Our enemies, he said, are victims of “political, economic and... Read more »
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