Here are the Blogs in the Rebecca Bynum
Wednesday, 31 May 2017
Ramadan is off to a fast start - AP:
KABUL, Afghanistan — A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing 80 people and wounding as many as 350, an attack that left a scene of mayhem and destruction and sent a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital.
The ...Read More...
Posted on 05/31/2017 5:13 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Tuesday, 30 May 2017
Stephen F. Cohen, an American Russia scholar, on why he doesn’t believe the New York Times, doesn’t think the DNC was hacked, and just wants the U.S. and Russia to get along. He wrote a biography of the Bolshevik revolutionary Nikolai Bukharin and is a contributing editor at the Nation, which his wife, ...Read More...
Posted on 05/30/2017 2:10 PM by Rebecca Bynum
Tuesday, 30 May 2017
Oh it's going to be a lovely Ramadan. Fox News:
The death toll of a deadly nighttime bombing outside a popular ice cream shop in central Baghdad has risen to 31 as ISIS militants claimed responsibility.
Iraqi officials said families with children were enjoying a late-night snack after breaking ...Read More...
Posted on 05/30/2017 7:22 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Friday, 26 May 2017
Including children who were traveling to a monastery for a day's outing. Story here. What will El-Sisi do?...Read More...
Posted on 05/26/2017 7:20 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Another LOSER - ABC:
Tampa police are investigating after a man allegedly admitted to killing his two roommates because he believes they disrespected his Muslim faith.
Devon Arthurs, 18, was arrested Friday and faces two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated assault and three ...Read More...
Posted on 05/23/2017 7:51 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Monday, 22 May 2017
23 people dead. Bomb seems to have gone off in the foyer, not the arena. Bomb disposal unit on scene.
MANCHESTER, England, May 22 (Reuters) - A blast on Monday night at a concert in the northern English city of Manchester where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing left an unknown number ...Read More...
Posted on 05/22/2017 6:39 PM by Rebecca Bynum
Sunday, 21 May 2017
I want to thank King Salman for his extraordinary words, and the magnificent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hosting today’s summit. I am honored to be received by such gracious hosts. I have always heard about the splendor of your country and the kindness of your citizens, but words do not do justice to ...Read More...
Posted on 05/21/2017 10:10 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Saturday, 20 May 2017
by Rebecca Bynum
We are heartened that President Trump is moving forward on several of his former foreign policy advisor Walid Phares’ ideas concerning the Middle East. The creation of safe zones in Syria is one such plan, another is the formation of an Arab NATO – a mutual defense pact against ...Read More...
Posted on 05/20/2017 3:11 PM by Rebecca Bynum
Thursday, 18 May 2017
The way the Senate is dragging out Trump's appointments, we'll be dealing with this kind of thing for some time. From the IPT:
Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly
Donald Trump might be the president of the United States, but the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) continues ...Read More...
Posted on 05/18/2017 6:49 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Friday, 12 May 2017
I would broaden that statement. Islam is an evil religion. It has been a great source of evil since it's founding.
(CNSNews.com) - In a speech at a summit on persecuted Christians hosted by the Billy Graham Evangelical Association, Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that ISIS is guilty of ...Read More...
Posted on 05/12/2017 6:50 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Saturday, 6 May 2017
Heshi Billet writes in The Algemeiner:
This past week has been both solemn and happy in Israel. Israel mourned and remembered more than 23,500 of her best men and women who died defending their country, as well as the many innocent victims murdered in evil acts of terror. On the very day Israel ...Read More...
Posted on 05/06/2017 6:47 PM by Rebecca Bynum
Thursday, 4 May 2017
Man Killed Female Neighbor ‘Who Taught Parrot to Insult Him’
Arresting officer Eugenio Fatone said that Frailis had previously complained about the parrot. He said: “Officers had tried to talk to both sides and had suggested putting the parrot in a different room, not facing Mr Frailis’s house.”...Read More...
Posted on 05/04/2017 12:37 PM by Tolstoy, the Parrot
Tuesday, 2 May 2017
Ayaan Hirsi Ali states the blatantly obvious - too obvious for the NYT apparently - at Fox News:
The recent news that a grand jury in Michigan has indicted three people, including two doctors, for female genital mutilation is a welcome development. As the first ever prosecutions of this crime ...Read More...
Posted on 05/02/2017 6:59 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Monday, 1 May 2017
Throwing Molotov coctails at police to protest Le Pen. How do you say "backfire" in French?
Posted on 05/01/2017 2:08 PM by Rebecca Bynum
Thursday, 27 April 2017
Paul Sperry writes in WND:
While Hillary Clinton loyal aide Huma Abedin was reportedly sidelined in the final stretch of the 2016 presidential campaign as a result of Abedin’s husband’s child-porn scandal, she was potentially an even greater liability than known. It turns out Anthony Weiner wasn’t ...Read More...
Posted on 04/27/2017 9:41 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Saturday, 22 April 2017
I hope the Justice Department steps in and straightens this out. This barbaric practice has no place in our society and must be eradicated quickly and completely. State government agencies should be helping. From the Tennessee Star:
The Tennessee Department of Health’s (TDH) Mission Statement is ...Read More...
Posted on 04/22/2017 4:47 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Friday, 21 April 2017
Jeff Sessions' Justice Department is rounding up this entire FGM ring. I hope the come down hard and make a strong example of them.
Chuck Ross writes at the Daily Caller:
A Detroit-area physician and his wife have been arrested and charged with conspiring to perform female genital mutilation ...Read More...
Posted on 04/21/2017 12:50 PM by Rebecca Bynum
Friday, 21 April 2017
Europe needs to get with the deportation program. France had 16,000 known wolves running around. Help create the safe zones in Syria, deport the troublemakers first. It can be done. Story from The Netherlands here....Read More...
Posted on 04/21/2017 7:00 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Here is story about a black Muslim man walking around Fresno, calmly shooting random people who happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. When confronted by police, he calmly surrendered and yelled, Allahu Akbar! But let's not jump to conclusions. Oh and surprise! The local imam says he's ...Read More...
Posted on 04/18/2017 5:26 PM by Rebecca Bynum
Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Students are supposed to learn how to write without learning how to write. How "Alex Southwell" (who can indeed, write) was kicked off the hiring committee.
I was appointed by the dean of General Studies to serve as the chair for a writing hiring committee, a committee charged with hiring one full-time ...Read More...
Posted on 04/18/2017 5:48 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Sunday, 16 April 2017
Posted on 04/16/2017 6:25 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Friday, 14 April 2017
Jeff Sessions' Justice Department is on the job. From the Detroit News.
Detroit — A Detroit emergency room physician was charged Wednesday with mutilating the genitalia of two 7-year-old girls in what is believed to be the first case of its kind brought under federal law.
Jumana Nagarwala ...Read More...
Posted on 04/14/2017 5:21 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Sunday, 9 April 2017
This is from the New York Times:
CAIRO — Two explosions at Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday left at least 31 people dead and injured dozens of others as a day of worship in the besieged Christian community turned to destruction and carnage.
The first blast ripped through St. George’s ...Read More...
Posted on 04/09/2017 8:09 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Saturday, 8 April 2017
by Rebecca Bynum
President Trump's rhetoric has gradually become more openly religious and to me at least, this is very reassuring. In his remarks on Syria, he has drawn a sharp line between Muslims as humans beings, whom he described as "children of God," and the ideology which holds them in ...Read More...
Posted on 04/08/2017 8:31 AM by Rebecca Bynum
Friday, 7 April 2017
Stockholm paper Aftonbladet reporting the truck drove down Drottninggatan, a pedestrianised shopping street close to the Swedish parliament. Preliminary reports indicate 3 deaths.
Breaking: Swedish media reporting eyewitness accounts of #Stockholm. Headline: "Truck driving straight into the crowd" ...Read More...
Posted on 04/07/2017 8:23 AM by Rebecca Bynum