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Quote of the Day: Rep. Allen West on President Obama’s UN speech

Posted by: ST on September 25, 2012 at 5:59 pm » 13 Comments

From Rep. West’s Facebook page: In his speech today to the United Nations, President Obama stated six times that the attacks across the Islamic world are attributed to a silly video. Furthermore, he refused to use the words terrorist attack in referring to what occurred in Benghazi Libya at our US Consulate on the 11th […]

 

(Video) Pat Condell with a word to rioting Muslims

Posted by: Phineas on September 21, 2012 at 2:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I really have nothing to add. Take it away, Pat! (Slight language warning.) President Obama, Secretary Clinton, and Senator Kerry — this is how it’s done. (Crossposted at Public Secrets)

 

LA Times op/ed writer argues “Innocence of Muslims” does not pass “free-speech test”

Posted by: ST on September 18, 2012 at 7:03 pm » 6 Comments

I rarely find myself at a loss for words, but this column pretty much gets me there. Excerpts: While many 1st Amendment scholars defend the right of the filmmakers to produce this film, arguing that the ensuing violence was not sufficiently imminent, I spoke to several experts who said the trailer may well fall outside […]

 

Intelligence source: There was no anti-film demonstration before Libya Consulate attack

Posted by: ST on September 17, 2012 at 6:20 pm » 6 Comments

Via Fox News: An intelligence source on the ground in Libya told Fox News that there was no demonstration outside the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi prior to last week’s attack — challenging the Obama administration’s claims that the assault grew out of a “spontaneous” protest against an anti-Islam film. “There was no protest and the […]

 

Disturbing: Suspected ‘anti-Islam filmmaker’ taken in for ‘questioning’ by the feds

Posted by: ST on September 15, 2012 at 11:46 am » 19 Comments

Absolutely chilling: Updated at 10 a.m. ET: A man purported to be a filmmaker involved with the anti-Islam video sparking violent unrest in the Middle East and North Africa was escorted by deputies from his Cerritos, Calif., home shortly after midnight Saturday morning, NBCLosAngeles.com reported. Media and law enforcement had been staking out the home at the […]

 

Hispanic media group: FCC needs to investigate Fox News, conservative radio for bias

Posted by: ST on September 12, 2012 at 6:20 pm » 10 Comments

Chilling. Via The Washington Examiner: Latino groups Wednesday blamed a surge in hate crimes against Hispanics on harmful stereotypes portrayed on TV and in conservative media and are asking the administration to probe Fox News and talk radio, two media cited by the groups as the worst perpetrators. “We want the government to investigate this,” […]

 

Arab Spring: US ambassador murdered in Libya, US embassy in Egypt besieged

Posted by: Phineas on September 12, 2012 at 2:20 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The Islamic World sent its regards on the anniversary of September 11th: Looks like President Obama’s much-touted Arab Spring has become the Arab Autumn. Tuesday Muslim militants stormed the American Embassy in Cairo, tore down the U.S. flag and raised their own banner. In Libya, militants stormed an American consulate, set it […]

 

Taliban behead 17 for the heinous crime of dancing

Posted by: Phineas on August 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas And here I thought the judges on “Dancing with the Stars” were harsh: Insurgents beheaded 17 civilians in a Taliban-controlled area of southern Afghanistan, apparently because they attended a dance party that flouted the extreme brand of Islam embraced by the militants, officials said Monday. The killings, in a district where U.S. […]

 

Kurtz: Don’t expect the culture wars to end any time soon

Posted by: Phineas on August 13, 2012 at 3:09 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas National Review’s Stanley Kurtz (1) looks at the “Red/Blue map” of America that first became famous in the 2000 election, then considers the current race with its sharp ideological contrast between Obama-Biden and Romney-Ryan, and comes to the conclusion that our ideological war over the nature of the United States is only […]

 

Your DHS professionals in action: maturity is a relative thing

Posted by: Phineas on August 10, 2012 at 2:24 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas It’s nice to see that the women’s movement in this country, at least on the Left, has come so far that they now feel free to subject their male colleagues to the same frat-house disdain and abuse they and their forebears endured: Janet Napolitano-run Homeland Security treated male staffers like lapdogs, federal […]