Posts tagged "Taliban"

Time magazine's person of the year is Obama; should have been Malala Yousafzai

Time magazine's person of the year is Obama; should have been Malala Yousafzai
Even Fabiola Gianott would have been a better pick Time magazine’s person of the year pick always seems to be controversial, especially in1939 when it picked Adolph Hitler. That was explained by pointing to his impact on the world, not whether he was a good or bad person. I won’t quibble about Time’s selection today... Read more »

'The Taliban could not be reached for comment'

They were too busy out killing women. Here’s a story about a woman accused of adultery brutally murdered in a public execution by the Taliban in Afghanistan in front of a crowd of cheering men, There’s no mention in it of what happened to the man involved in the alleged adultery, as if she had... Read more »

The left, including Obama, abandons women in Afghanistan

Want to see a real “war on women?” Wait until 2014 when U.S and NATO forces effectively leave Afghanistan to the whims of the bloodthirsty Taliban. The savagery will make the alleged Republican sins against women — as politically motivated Democrats have charged — pale in comparison. The Taliban’s strict enforcement of Sharia law, or Islamic law, has resulted in what can... Read more »
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