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Friday, 11 April 2008
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From This Is London (hat tip LGF): One of the world's most dangerous terror suspects was last night preparing for a life on benefits in Britain after judges ruled that his deportation would breach human rights law. Abu Qatada, dubbed Osama Bin Laden's "truly dangerous" ambassador in Europe, ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/11/2008 7:11 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 11 April 2008
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Sooner or later, New Labour or the European Union will pass a law against eccentricity. For now, it is alive and well, and making its way - naked or in a comfy fleece - round Britain. From The Times: It was a journey that took one week, six hours and ten minutes, cost nothing, ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/11/2008 5:51 AM by Mary Jackson
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Friday, 11 April 2008
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An independent judiciary can feel like a mixed blessing. UK Courts rigidly and strictly apply absurdities such as the European Convention on Human Rights, making it impossible for us to deport suspected terrorists to Jordan or Libya because they might be tortured. At times like this I even ask myself ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/11/2008 5:03 AM by Mary Jackson
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Friday, 11 April 2008
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Bit of trouble in Bangladesh with riots outside a mosque over legislation designed to ensure that a woman’s inheritance is equal to that of her brothers. The New Nation explains why this is wrong and the Koran is right. . . . clarification as to why this draft woman policy is contrary to the ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/11/2008 5:02 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 11 April 2008
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Watch this video from the Mirror. A brave shopkeeper is captured on his store's CCTV as he sees off a knife-waving robber with a bottle of wine. Sikh Jasvinder Bains, 40, refused to be intimidated when the thug brandished the seven-inch blade in front of his face and snarled: "Give me the money." Instead ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/11/2008 4:18 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 11 April 2008
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From The Daily Mail There are bar snacks, quiz nights, snooker tables and blaring music. But if you fancy a beer you've come to the wrong pub. The Halal Inn is open for non-alcoholic business only. The country's first Islamic pub opened last December in Oldham and although trade is not exactly roaring, ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/11/2008 3:56 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXeBdCADBq8&feature=related ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 9:12 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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When it comes to Islam, all three candidates so far are entirely unsatisfactory. But they are unsatisfactory in entirely different ways. Obama does not disturb because of his "Muslim background." After all, Wafa Sultan and Ibn Warraq have Muslim backgrounds. It is the nature of that background. ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 4:25 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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KARACHI: Dozens of Muslim workers at a factory in Karachi beat to death a Hindu colleague on Tuesday for alleged blasphemy, officials said. Jagdish Kumar, 25, was tortured and killed at the garments factory after a debate on religion became heated. "About 1,500 workers at the factory in the Korangi ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 2:02 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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Several things have to be recognized: 1) Hamas wants Israel to disappear now. It will not bother to express its views differently in order to obtain an intermediate goal. The members of Hamas are purists. 2) The Slow Jihadists of Fatah do not differ one whit from the Fast Jihadists of Hamas in their ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 12:33 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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...With a budget well over $50 billion DHS is the prototypical DC bureaucracy in which transparency and accountability are sometimes in short supply. Starting in 2005 DHS, through FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, commenced a program - UASI Non-Profit Security Grants - the purpose of ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 12:21 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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Yes, there is  a permanent war, but it is not the one that concerns the academics at NYU. The permanent war is that which Islam decrees between Believers and Unbelievers, Muslims and Infidels. It is a war that can be conducted by means other than open warfare, by qitaal or combat. It can be, and ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 11:56 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-afWrWwbrY4 ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 11:22 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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From The Times A British Muslim accused of plotting to blow up packed transatlantic flights paid tribute to Osama bin Laden and the Taleban leader Mullah Omar in a "martyrdom video" shown at his trial today. Part of the video made by Mr Islam, 29, was released to the public after being ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 10:57 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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I like the word "knickers". It sounds jokey and larky, unlike the American word "panties", which conjures up pictures of a dirty old man rifling through one's underwear drawer. "Knickers" is one of those words like "knockers" and "titties", ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 10:55 AM by Mary Jackson
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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Posted on 04/10/2008 10:45 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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"To me, the term [Islamo-Fascism] sounds juvenile, in addition to sounding like a psychological dodge. More profoundly, it is a gigantic semantic concession to those folks who defend mohammed-worship through the use of false distinctions." --from a reader Some claim the word "islamofascism" ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 9:29 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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The torch itself is an idea that begins with the 1936 Games, where the Nazis introduced it, and naturally, the practice found favor with the well-known antisemite Avery Brundage, who for years headed the International Olympic Committee and, back in good old Germany for the Munich Olympics of 1972, famously ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 9:11 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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NAHAL OZ, Israel - Palestinian militants on Wednesday attacked an Israeli-controlled border crossing where European Union-funded fuel is piped into the Gaza Strip, killing at least two Israelis, the Israeli army said... “Terrorists entered Nahal Oz and the fuel depot. They shot at civilians inside. ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 8:54 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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Mary Madigan covers the conference at NYU, briefly touched on by Brian of London at Shire Network News, for Campus Watch: The poster advertising New York University's "Academic Freedom in the Age of Permanent Warfare" conference featured a scolding Statue of Liberty pointing an ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 8:15 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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One widely-known hadith is that in which Muhammad predicts the taking, by the forces of Islam, first of Constantinople, and then of Rome. That hadith has been referred to again and again in the literature of Jihad, especially in recent years. Many dream dreams: the Somnium of Scipionis; the Dream of ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 7:01 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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Alan pointed me to this in Dutch News Anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders’ comments about the Koran and the prophet Mohammed do not incite hatred or violence against Muslims, a court in Rotterdam ruled on Monday. The judge rejected a case brought the Islamic federation (NIF) saying that Wilders’ ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 4:09 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 10 April 2008
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The San Francisco Sentinel has a report of yesterday’s Olympic Torch Mystery Tour, and many excellent pictures.  Runners carried the Olympic torch through the streets of San Francisco on Wednesday, but on a truncated path more than a kilometer away from thousands of pro-Tibet and pro-China ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/10/2008 2:38 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 09 April 2008
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I missed this yesterday. From Rye and Battle Today. Two men who protested against adopting Muslim laws in Britain during the Archbishop of Canterbury's Easter Sunday sermon have had the charges against them dropped. After Monday's brief hearing at Canterbury Magistrates' Court, Kyle Spotswood, 26, ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/09/2008 3:36 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 09 April 2008
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http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=SyH4r-t5r8I ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/09/2008 1:53 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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