Here are the Blogs in the Hugh Fitzgerald category.
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Thursday, 1 December 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald George Soros has just pledged $15 million to fight “hate crimes.” Who could object to this? Well, I could, and you could, if by “hate crimes” Soros means truthful statements about what Islamic texts — Qur’an and Hadith and Sira – contain. But those texts and teachings of Islam ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2016 10:54 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 23 November 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Just a brief note from Nicholas Kristof, or a reasonable facsimile thereof: As I am “the moral conscience of our generation of journalists,” the winner of two Pulitzer prizes, the first blogger on the New York Times’ website, a journalist of whom it has been said that “there ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/23/2016 7:56 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 18 November 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald The Muslim hysteria is upon us. I don’t mean hysteria about Muslims, for none is discernible; rather, it is the hysteria of Muslims, or many of them, their expressions of supposed terror – in the newspapers, the airwaves, and the Internet — over what a President Trump will do. ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/18/2016 7:58 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 November 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Donald Trump’s first appointment – one he could announce urbi et orbi within the week, if the person I have in mind is willing – should be that of Ayaan Hirsi Ali as the next American ambassador to the United Nations. What are her qualifications? She is supremely intelligent, ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/10/2016 8:26 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 7 November 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald In March 2014, during a political rally at The Hague, Geert Wilders asked his audience whether they wanted “more or fewer Moroccans” in The Netherlands. “Fewer, fewer,” his supporters chanted. And then he promised them that “then, we will arrange that.” He meant, of course, that ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/07/2016 5:39 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 3 November 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald In France this September, a Saudi princess had her bodyguards seize her Parisian decorator simply because he took, as part of his work, a photograph of her flat. She then had him beaten and bound, threatened with death (“Kill the worthless dog!”), and forced to kiss her feet in ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/03/2016 5:19 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 30 October 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Ever since 9/11, mosques and “Islamic centers” have been conducting campaigns of determined “outreach” to non-Muslims. The point of this “outreach” is to present Islam as the least threatening of faiths, one which has been too often misunderstood and its adherents unfairly maligned, ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/30/2016 5:41 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 28 October 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald In the second Presidential debate, Hillary Clinton made a curious claim about Islam’s place in the history of America: “We’ve had Muslims in America since George Washington.” Many in the television audience of tens of millions must have thought that surely she had evidence for ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/28/2016 8:46 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 26 October 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald (November 2016) “Why is so much time, money and effort spent in these cases? Why not just let them go?” A High Court judge has questioned if an “extraordinary level” of state intervention was justified in stopping a 17-year-old boy from travelling to Syria amid fears he would ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/26/2016 6:01 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 23 October 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald A Muslim student at King’s College London, and an officer of its Student Union (3 of its 5 top officers are Muslims), one Mahamed Abdullahi, has called for “God Save the Queen,” Great Britain’s national anthem, to be omitted from the school’s graduation ceremonies. He claims the ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/23/2016 6:32 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 8 October 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts has just upheld a lower court’s ruling that the Rev. Daisy Obi, a 73-year-old pastor originally from Nigeria, and a Somerville landlord, must not only serve six months in jail for pushing a Muslim tenant, but must “enroll and attend an ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/08/2016 5:42 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 5 October 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald The Saudis, and many other Muslims, are ecstatic. Simon Collis, the British ambassador to Saudi Arabia, has just revealed to the world that he has converted to Islam (he did this a few years ago, but it was kept quiet until now). And he this week just completed the Hajj, the first ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/05/2016 11:24 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 4 October 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald The Sunday New York Times for September 18 carried a story by Eric Lichtblau about a “study” by “researchers” at the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at the San Bernardino campus of California State University, purporting to show that “hate crimes against US Muslims are ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/04/2016 9:59 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 2 October 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald For nearly a year some Tennessee parents have been up arms about the teaching of Islam to seventh graders in their public schools. They are disturbed that more attention has been given to “studying” Islam than to Christianity or Judaism. And they especially were upset that the ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/02/2016 3:05 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 1 October 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald “Islamic Scholar: Europe May Be Heading Toward Civil War,” by Chris Tomlinson, Breitbart, September 11, 2016: A French scholar of Islam has a dire warning for Europe, claiming that the third generation of young Muslim men are being increasingly radicalised and may lead the ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/01/2016 10:30 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 16 September 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald The Saudis, and many other Muslims, are ecstatic. Simon Collis, the British ambassador to Saudi Arabia, has just revealed to the world that he has converted to Islam (he did this a few years ago, but it was kept quiet until now). And he this week just completed the Hajj, the first ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/16/2016 7:02 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 13 September 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald “Nobel laureate: Don’t ‘muddle up’ terrorism with Islam,” by Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press, September 2, 2016: Nobel Peace Prize winner Wided Bouchamaoui urged people everywhere on Thursday [September 1] not to “muddle up” terrorism with Islam. The Tunisian businesswoman, ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/13/2016 7:26 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 9 September 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald The other day the New York Times published a story about how Danes are souring on Muslim immigrants, and how some feel guilty about it: Johnny Christensen, a stout and silver-whiskered retired bank employee, always thought of himself as sympathetic to people fleeing war and ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/09/2016 5:25 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 7 September 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald “Thousands rally in Paris to protest crime targeting Chinese,” Reuters, September 4, 2016: At least 13,000 people [the latest figures range from 15,000 to 50,000] attended a rally in Paris on Sunday to protest against what they say is a crime wave targeting the Chinese community ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/07/2016 7:12 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 4 September 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald Sometimes life sends along something to cheer us up. It did so for me, when I came across a stemwinder of a speech made in the Czech Parliament a few months ago by one of its members, Klara Samkova. Samkova is a left-of-center — not “far-right,” even if the Western press would ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/04/2016 5:49 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 31 August 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald While nearly everyone has expressed an opinion about the burkini ban that was put in place by the mayors of several dozen French municipalities, and then overturned by a decision of the Conseil d’Etat, the views of Jean-Louis Harouel, a French legal historian and polymath, are ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/31/2016 2:19 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 19 August 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald After the killing of an imam and his assistant in Queens last week, the media were full of stories about Muslims, in Queens, in New York City, all over the country, apparently terrified that yet another “hate crime” had been directed at them. The headlines all went like this: “Dread ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/19/2016 4:58 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 16 August 2016
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Howard Dean, he of the shriek heard round the world, claims to know that present-day Iran has nothing to do with Islam. Of course, he could only conclude that if he knew a lot about Islam (and Iran). Well, so many people seem to know all about Islam these days – Barack Obama, Jeh Johnson, John Kerry, ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/16/2016 7:43 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 12 August 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald “Have you even read the United States Constitution?” Khizr Kahn asked at the DNC, holding up his pocket version and offering to loan it to Trump. “Look for the words ‘liberty’ and ‘equal protection of law.'” This was declared by many in the Clinton claque to be the most damning ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/12/2016 5:39 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 9 August 2016
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by Hugh Fitzgerald The mayor of Lille, in northeast France, has just announced the cancellation of La Braderie, the largest flea market in Europe, with 10,000 exhibitors and, last year, 2.5 million visitors. Martine Aubry, the mayor, and a Socialist stalwart, said that the safety of visitors could ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/09/2016 12:05 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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