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NAACP Wants African-Americans Less Safe

This week, the NAACP joined the six psychological terrorists at Reagan national Airport protesting the removal of the disruptive imams from a US Airways flight. The NAACP's take is that the imams were victims of "racial profiling."

Memo to the NAACP: Islam is not a race. African Americans died on 9/11/2001, too. African Americans need to be safe when flying. Removal of persons engaging in disruptive and suspicious behavior (e.g., six slender people demanding seat belt extenders and not using them, and engaging in anti American threatening speech) is not profiling of any kind. It is a reaction to behavior.

Alcee Out

Alcee Hasting will not be the chariman of the United States House of Representatives Intelligence Committee. In his statement about the opposition to the proposed appointment, Rep Hastings said, “Sorry, haters, God is not finished with me yet.”

Sorry, Mr. Hastings, the opposition was not about hate. It was about character. It was about the importance of entrusting our national security only to someone who could have a security clearance. It was about avoiding a person with a history of accepting bribes in such a sensitive position.

And, Mr. Hastings, God is not finished with any of us yet.

Intimidation in the Air

While I agree with the many that Ann coulter often goes too far, she is right on in her latest column on Townhall.com. It begins:
Six imams removed from a US Airways flight from Minneapolis to Phoenix are calling on Muslims to boycott the airline. If only we could get Muslims to boycott all airlines, we could dispense with airport security altogether.Read it all. I applaud US Airways. Do not let anyone desenistize us from the caution necessary to keep our airways safe.

Update: Call a spade a spade. These six individuals were engaging in psychological terrorism. Read more here.

Tulsa Mosque Fights Moderation

A Mosque of the Religion of Peace and Tolerance boots out a member who wrote an opinion in a reader feedback forum of his local newspaper. His offense? He criticized Osama bin Laden and argued the Islam is a religion of peace and tolerance.

See the video interview here.

Tulsa World expires its articles, so we cannot bring you the entire article.

Robert Spencer Critics Explained

If you have been puzzled, as I have, about why Muslims accuse Robert Spencer of promoting jihadist theology among Muslims, we finally have a clear explanation. Hugh Fitzgerald explains:
For what is Islam but a belief-system that is uninterrupted by the workings of the individual conscience? In Islam, there is no mental freedom. You must submit. You must yield to the submission that Islam demands of its adherents. You cannot examine critically.In other words, by revealing the Koranic teachings of jihad, previously ignorant Muslims must now slavishly follow them. Read it all.

Reality, Not Fantasy

Orson Scott Card is a fine fantasy/science fiction novelist. It turns out, he is an excellent political commentator as well:
I believe in two-party government. I especially believe in it when it prevents Congress from doing anything – because that prevents them from doing stupid things. Of course, the Republicans were already doing a fine job of keeping even one-party government in a permanent logjam. Plus, the Republicans were also proving themselves just as unable to remain worthy of power while holding it as the Democrats did during their decades of dominance from 1954 to 1994.Read it all.

Micheal Moore: What a Joke

Michael Moore wrote an unintentionally hilarious open letter to consertvative over the leection.Why is it hilarious?See my comments.To My Conservative Brothers and Sisters, I know you are dismayed and disheartened at the results of last week's election. You're worried that the country is heading toward a very bad place you don't want it to go. Your 12-year Republican Revolution has ended with so much yet to do, so many promises left unfulfilled. You are in a funk, and I understand. Sorry, Mike, I am not disheartened.The Republicans betrayed conservative principles for years, became the big-spending, pork-earmarking party and got what they deserved.Well, cheer up, my friends! Do not despair. I have good news for you. I, and the millions of others who are now in charge with our Democratic Congress, have a pledge we would like to make to you, a list of promises that we offer you because we value you as our fellow Americans. You deserve to know what we plan to do with our newf…

Why Robert Spencer is Important

Robert Spencer believes that the “true” and “pure” Islam as set forth in the Koran and the Haditha promotes violence against unbelievers.

It does not make any difference if Robert is right or not.

The jihadists who fly planes into buildings, who strap bombs around themselves and who drive SUV’s into groups of students think so.

There are imams in American mosques who teach that form of Islam.

There are imams in mosques all over the world who teach that form of Islam.

Until the Muslims who both believe and persuade their fellow Muslims otherwise, we are all in danger if we do not recognize the power of the violent form of Islam that Robert Spencer exposes on Jihadwatch and in his books (The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam and The Truth About Muhammad).

Anyone, Muslim or nonMuslim, who dismisses Robert is simply sticking his or her head in the sand and denying the reality of the jihadists.

That is why Robert Spencer is important. We need to know the mindset of the jihadists, our enemy.

Democrats Victorious?

I am hoping to be pleasantly surprised by the Democratic reaction to yesterday's election. It would be refreshing -- an amazing -- to hear the Democrats acknowledge that there really is no mandate for their program. Shoot, they never articulated a program. The Democratic victory was nothing more nothing less than a Republican loss due to disaffection with the Republican program: big government spending and ineffective to nonexistent immigration reform.

Gloating by Democratic winners basking in the glory of the Republican defeat, insisting that there is a mandate, would simply demonstrate that the Democratic victors are sincerely out of touch with reality.

The Republicans Deserved to Lose

As I said previously, the Republicans abaindoned their stated ideals and spent like drunks and increased the nanny-state. No wonder they lost their base and lost the election.

And in Ohio, the outgoing Republican governor was probably the worst governor in Ohio history, criminally convicted to an ethic violation and tainted by a major financial scandal.

Backing a Bigot

From Austratlia's Herald Sun.
Backing a bigot
Andrew Bolt
November 03, 2006 12:00am

ANDREW Bolt writes: It's the code of the tribe: the worst of us is better than the best of you. We have urgent work to do if we want to save ourselves.
Excuses over. The disgraced mufti of Australia set Muslims a test last month and they failed.

That test couldn't have been easier: make Sheik Taj el-Din al-Hilaly pay for preaching that unveiled women invited rape.

Prove that Muslims can't be led by a man who says raped women must be "jailed for life". Prove we have nothing to fear from your faith.

Simple? Yet yesterday 34 Muslim groups signed a petition backing this bigot, while others plan a big rally for Sydney tomorrow, denouncing not Hilaly but the non-Muslims who criticise him.

The results are in: Islam here -- as represented by many of its leaders -- is now a threat.

What's more: our culture of self-hate makes us too weak to properly resist.

I know saying such things is hard on…

Socialized Medicine Revealed

Somewhere along the way these countries [Europe and Canada] are redefined in the relationship between government and citizen into something closer to pusher and addict. And once you've done that, it's very hard to persuade the attitude to cut back his habit. Thus, the general acceptance everywhere about America is that the state should run your health care. A citizen of an advanced democracy expects to be able to choose from dozens of breakfast cereals at the supermarket, hundreds of movies at the video store, and millions of porno sites on the Internet, but when it comes to life-or-death decisions about his own body he's happy to have the choice taken out of his hands and given to the government. From America Alone by Marc Steyn, page 45.

As for alternative medicine, under a socialized system, you are at the mercy of whatever view is prevailing in government on the effectiveness of such treatments.

Mainsteam? Or Moderate?

Out of the mouths of kindergarten teachers: Islam is not only a religion, it is a complete way of life. Islam guides Moslems from birth to grave. The Koran and Prophet Mohammed's words at practical application of Koran in life cannot be changed..

Islam is a guide for humanity, for all times, until the day of judgment. It is forbidden in Islam to convert to any other religion. The penalty is death. There is no disagreement about it.

Islam is being embraced by people of other faiths all the time. They should know that they can embrace Islam but cannot get out. This rule is not made by Muslims; it is the supreme law of God. Please do not ask us Muslims to pick some rules and disregard of the rules. Muslims are supposed to embrace Islam in its totality. -- Nazra Quraishi, Kindergarten Teacher, in Lansing State Journal (Michigan), July 5, 2006, as quoted in America Alone by Mark Steyn at page 81, emphasis added.

John Kerry Remark

I agree with Bill O'Reilly that Kerry was not intending to slam the troops when he said if kids did not get an education, they might end up in Iraq.

He was intending to slam President Bush's intelligence, just as he said.

However you cut it, the remark was mean-spirited and unworthy of civil debate. If he thought his intended remark was a joke, he does not belong in the public arena.

Update: I watched the video of Kerry's remarks in context. The "joke" was planned and canned. After listening, I am no longer sure who he was intending to slam.

The guy is mega-creepy.