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#Israel: Anniversary of a jihad mass-murder

Posted by: Phineas on February 18, 2013 at 5:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Two years ago this week, five members the Fogel family of the West Bank village of Itamar were murdered — stabbed and their throats slit by Muslims waging jihad fi sabil Allah: “war for the sake of Allah.” Only three children survived; they’re now living with their grandparents: …14-year-old Tamar, 10-year-old Roi […]


Of Lenin and Muhammad, or, “Why totalitarians hate Jazz”

Posted by: Phineas on February 15, 2013 at 8:26 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas It turns out Robert Spencer (1), noted critic of Islam and the danger to human liberty posed by the spread of Sharia law, is also, like me, an avid jazz fan. In addition to his own blog and a column at PJ Media, he’s started a new column in PJM’s “Lifestyle” section on the intersection […]


If you’re ever taken prisoner by jihadi terrorists…

Posted by: Phineas on January 18, 2013 at 6:39 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Pray that it’s the Americans who come to your rescue, not the Algerians: Dozens of foreign hostages may still be held by Islamist extremists who have defied demands to surrender in a besieged Algerian gas-field complex, Algeria’s state-run news agency reported Friday, and the United States said for the first time that […]


Egyptian Muslim cleric threatens Copts with genocide

Posted by: Phineas on December 28, 2012 at 7:33 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas It’s that Religion of Peace-thing, you know: Islamic leaders continue to portray the popular protests against President Morsi and his recently passed Sharia-heavy constitution as products of Egypt’s Christians. Recently, Muslim Brotherhood leader Safwat Hegazy said in an open rally, as captured on video: “A message to the church of Egypt, from an […]


Obama administration arms Syrian Muslim Brotherhood?

Posted by: Phineas on December 13, 2012 at 12:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I recommend reading all of Barry Rubin’s article on the factions in Syria, information that’s becoming more relevant as the civil war there seems to be entering its endgame as the battle for Damascus begins. It’s this last part that jumps out at me, though: –The Libyan government gave 50 percent of the funds to […]


Religion of Misogyny: Saudi Arabia tracks wives’ movements, reports to husbands

Posted by: Phineas on November 27, 2012 at 4:10 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas But don’t you dare say Islam doesn’t respect women: As of last week, Saudi women’s male guardians began receiving text messages on their phones informing them when women under their custody leave the country, even if they are travelling together. Saudi women’s rights activist Manal al-Sherif, who last year urged women to […]


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)


Churchill on Islam

Posted by: Phineas on September 15, 2012 at 1:01 pm » 15 Comments

**Posted by Phineas One of my favorite books is Winston Churchill’s “The River War,” about the Anglo-Egyptian campaign in Sudan in the 1890s. Among its many memorable passages is Churchill’s meditation the nature of Islam. Recent events make me think it’s worth dusting off: How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! […]


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 […]