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February 28, 2006

A 21st Century Manifesto For Freedom

Via Michelle Malkin: MANIFESTO: Together facing the new totalitarianism After having overcome fascism, Nazism, and Stalinism, the world now faces a new totalitarian global threat: Islamism. We, writers, journalists, intellectuals, call for resistance to religious totalitarianism and for the promotion of freedom, equal opportunity and secular values for all. The recent events, which occurred after the publication of drawings of Muhammed in European newspapers, have revealed the necessity of the struggle for these universal values. This struggle will not be won by arms, but in the ideological field. It is not a clash of civilisations nor an antagonism of West... ... more

Posted at 9:41 PM

dhimmitude

Learn this word... now By Diane West ...I've written about dhimmitude periodically, lo, these many years since Sept. 11, but it takes time to sink in. Dhimmitude is the coinage of a brilliant historian, Bat Ye'or, whose pioneering studies of the dhimmi, populations of Jews and Christians vanquished by Islamic jihad, have led her to conclude that a common culture has existed through the centuries among the varied dhimmi populations. From Egypt and Palestine to Iraq and Syria, from Morocco and Algeria to Spain, Sicily and Greece, from Armenia and the Balkans to the Caucasus: Wherever Islam conquered, surrendering dhimmi,... ... more

Posted at 9:24 PM

Today is International High-Five a Muslim Day (Video Banned in Australia, Receives Fatwa)

Announcing international "High-Five A Muslim Day" ...

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Posted at 2:29 PM

Danish central bank says overheating main risk to economy

That is what Reuters has reported today: COPENHAGEN, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Denmark's central bank said on Tuesday the outlook for the Danish economy was positive but warned that the main risk was overheating, which could derail the upswing. "The main challenge in the short term is to ensure that the strong growth is not derailed and leads to an overheating of the economy," the central bank said in its quarterly report. Even if it is early to estimate the impact of the boycott (and the counter-boycott, do not forget: Buy Danish!), I do not think its effect is going... ... more

Posted at 2:07 PM

Clash of Civilizations? No, Modernity Vs. Barbarism

Wafa Sultan's lucid argument in support of free speech, Western Civilization, Western science, and secular modernism destroys attempts by her interviewer to shift the blame from rioting Muslims to a Western scholar (Samuel Huntington and his thesis), and an Imam (who avoids debate by resorting to name-calling), all on MEMRI TV: Imam: Are you a heretic? Sultan: You can say whatever you like. I am a secular human being who does not believe in the supernatural... Imam: If you are a heretic, there is no point in rebuking you, since you have blasphemed against Islam, the Prophet, and the Koran...... ... more

Posted at 2:20 AM

February 27, 2006

Moratinos proposes Eurabians should pay for Muslims' education

In our first post we would like to thank Richard for inviting the cobloggers of Las Noticias de Eurabia / Eurabian News to participate in Freedom Zone. We would like to present to you an interesting source of information on Spain. You may find it useful, because most of the correspondents of the Mainstream Media in Spain just report on what they read in EL PAIS. The consequence is a strong bias -as a matter of fact very distorted image- of Spanish politics. There is now an alternative point of view. The main Spanish online journal, Libertad Digital, issues the... ... more

Posted at 12:43 PM

A peaceful protest in Paris

What is noteworthy here is that thousands of people went into the streets in Paris to demonstrate against anti-Semitism and there was no violence and no riots during the protest.

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Posted at 7:18 AM

February 26, 2006

The Long War Against Radical Islam - Are We Up To It?

... we are at war, and we could lose it. Victory is not inevitable.

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Posted at 10:19 PM

WMD's Moved To ? Part VII

Where is the MSM on this? Geez... In short, let us repeat: President Bush was right. We had to invade to disarm Saddam -- otherwise, he would have completely reconstituted his chemical, nuclear and bio-weapons programs when inspectors left. In a tape dating to April 1995, Saddam and several aides discuss the fact that U.N. inspectors had found traces of Iraq's biological weapons program. On the tape, Hussein Kamel, Saddam's son-in-law, is heard gloating about fooling the inspectors."We did not reveal all that we have," he says. "Not the type of weapons, not the volume of the materials we imported,... ... more

Posted at 9:12 PM

Escape Pods?

Sounds like a good idea... The idea emerged after Jonathan "Yoni" Shimshoni and a team of aspiring inventors in Israel watched a television documentary about victims trapped on the upper floors of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 (Never Forget).Shimshoni recalled seeing the towers ablaze and thinking, "This is nuts. This shouldn't have to happen."The team came up with a $1 million escape device with expandable cabins that could be lowered like lifeboats outside a high-rise in distress. A prototype tested in Tel Aviv drew praise from politicians, public safety experts and the landlord of a Manhattan skyscraper,... ... more

Posted at 5:33 PM

February 25, 2006

Portgate: Latest Poll

Real Clear Politics has the latest Rasmussen poll on the port issue. It's pretty obvious that most people polled do not know the facts...February 24, 2006 - Just 17% of Americans believe Dubai Ports World should be allowed to purchase operating rights to several U.S. ports. A Rasmussen Reports survey found that 64% disagree and believe the sale should NOT be allowed.Just 39% of Americans know that the operating rights are currently owned by a foreign firm. Fifteen percent (15%) believe the operating rights are U.S. owned while 46% are not sure. Read More... ... more

Posted at 10:42 PM

Strange But True - 'Iran Madness Watch'

This time it's Iranian "mass media expert" and cultural advisor to the Iranian Education Ministry, Professor Hasan Bolkhari.

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Posted at 9:39 PM

February 24, 2006

Stand Up For Denmark Rally In Wash. D.C.

... this should only be the begining, and readers and bloggers should keep the posts and emails of support going for weeks to come. Our freedoms are important, and those that stand up for our freedoms and against tyranny and submission to radical Islam, deserve our respect and support.

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Posted at 11:36 PM

Email From A Reader Standing Up For Denmark In Boston

Here is an email and photo that we received from a Freedom Zone reader in Boston, responding to the blogburst in support of Denmark:

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Posted at 4:27 PM

Blogburst Reminder: Stand Up For Denmark Demonstration In Wash. D.C. Today

The Freedom's Zone international blogging community is encouraging all bloggers to help Stand Up For Denmark by immediately writing a post on Christopher Hitchens' call for a demonstration at the Embassy of Denmark by immediately writing a post on Christopher Hitchens call for a demonstration at the Embassy of Denmark.

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Posted at 8:54 AM

Vatican to Muslims: 'Practice What You (say) You Preach'

After backing calls by Muslims for respect for their religion in the Mohammad cartoons row, the Vatican is now urging Islamic countries to reciprocate by showing more tolerance toward their Christian minorities.

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Posted at 12:15 AM

February 23, 2006

For the West, Bearer Of Civilization (English Version) - Updated

The West is in crisis. Attacked externally by fundamentalism and Islamic terrorism, it is not able to rise to the challenge. Undermined internally by a moral and spiritual crisis, it can't seem to find the courage to react. But we must!

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Posted at 5:51 PM

Germany Bows Down To Sharia - Convicts Man Of 'Insulting Islam'

A German court on Thursday convicted a businessman of insulting Islam by printing the word "Koran" on toilet paper and offering it to mosques (image - koran toilet paper).

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Posted at 5:22 PM

Announcement Of Blogburst Instructions: 'Stand Up For Denmark' (Important Updates)

Blogburst announcement to Stand Up For Denmark.

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Posted at 12:57 PM

February 22, 2006

Announcement of Blogburst: 'Stand Up For Denmark'

Blogburst announcement - Stand Up For Denmark

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Posted at 5:20 PM

Hitchens On Denmark: 'Why Are We Not Defending Our Ally?'

Let's all support Denmark, join Christopher Hitchens at the Danish embassy in D.C. if you can, participate in the blogburst if you're a blogger, and help spread the stand for Denmark in your own cities and towns.

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Posted at 4:57 PM

February 9, 2006

Muhammed Cartoons Appeared In Egyptian Newspaper In October 2005 - There Was No Reaction Or Protests

Freedom for Eyptians scanned the images from the Oct 17, 2005 edition. He also notes that the editor in chief of Al Fager wrote an article expressing his surprise that the fatal riots have been suddenly being launched after four months.... ... more

Posted at 2:11 PM

Stop the ACLU's One Year Blogiversary

Happy Birthday Stop The ACLU - Jay celebrates one year of blogging and 29 years of life. Top Ten Myths of the ACLU: 10. The ACLU is non-partisan: The Truth: Not only were they founded on Communism, they are about as liberal an organization in existence. The public saw first hand in 1988 how the ACLU was involved in politics. "The portrayal of the ACLU as a radical liberal lobby reached its climax in the 1988 presidential campaign when George Bush used ACLU membership as a black mark against his opponent Michael Dukakis. The perception had taken root that the... ... more

Posted at 2:08 PM

February 5, 2006

Origins Of The Cartoon Wars

The cartoon wars began with the most unlikely of protagonists. Danish author Kåre Bluitgen is a fairly liberal fellow, a multi-culturist who would seem to be one of Islam's best friends in Denmark. He lives in a very multi-cultural section of Copenhagen, and his children attend school with a rainbow of classmates. He is not an elitist, not a conservative. Some reports have asserted that politically he is a socialist. A biography that is not tainted by any political influence, left or right, is available on a website that promotes Danish authors. The motivation of this site is to expand... ... more

Posted at 11:34 PM

February 2, 2006

The Jyllands-Posten Cartoons

Our founding fathers struggled to create a government structure that would establish representative democracy, when the rest of the world was mired in monarchy, theocracy, and oligarchy. So here in the United States we often take the provincial viewpoint that we are sole spokespersons for democratic institutions, such as freedom of expression. But much of the world has caught up. Many Europeans are concerned that militant Islam is becoming too powerful a damper on freedom of expression in Europe. Their news outlets have been pussy-footing around the Islamic problem. In Italy, the court system attacked Oriana Fallaci for speaking out.... ... more

Posted at 6:00 PM




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