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August 31, 2006

Ahmadinejad calls Bush a coward

The 9/11 Bush, is he back? Listening to President George W. Bush's speech today in Salt Lake City, I was reminded of the President Bush I saw on September 11, 2001. Let's hope so for several reasons, like Iran, 'Mahmoud Ahmadinejad calls President Bush coward for refusing TV debate'. The Iranian Embassy in Azerbaijan told the APA President Ahmadinejad commenting on his American counterpart's refusing his call for a live television debate. "We offered the persons claiming to support free and transparent release of news to discuss global issues with us and let the world listen to us and then... ... more

Posted at 4:36 PM

The Contents of the IAEA Report on Iran's Nuclear Program

AKI and Reuters provide a bit more of what was the in the IAEA report to the United Nations Security Council this morning, including that Iran has no intention of ever stopping its nuclear program. It's not the nuclear program I object to, but rather Iran's pursuit for nuclear weapons, and that concern has hardly been appeased. Among the findings as leaked to the press include: Iran restarted uranium enrichment days prior to the UNSC deadline IAEA inspectors found "highly enriched uranium" in a container at the Karaj Waste Storage Facility in mid-August. Highly enriched uranium is used in making... ... more

Posted at 3:22 PM

Journalist's Brother Killed in Waziristan

Truly sad news out of Waziristan as the mufsidun continue to wage their war on opposing voices. The borther of journalist Dilawar Khan Wazir was taken hostage and killed on his way to school reaching the young age of 14. He was found lying unconscious and wounded near the Karikot area on Wednesday by locals who took him to the civil hospital where he eventually died. Doctors said the boy died of torture. They said Taimoor had received severe injuries on his neck. Eight months ago, suspected militants had planted a bomb outside Wazir's home in Waziristan, forcing him to... ... more

Posted at 2:57 PM

List of Proposed Sanctions Upon Iran

According to the New York Times, the United States has unveiled a list of sanctions they will call for the UNSC to impose upon Iran following Iran's refusal to stop enriching uranium on the August 31 deadline. The sanctions are, I believe, a good start if they can be agreed upon and if they can be enacted better than sanctions upon other nations. The proposed sanctions are as follows: Embargo on the sale of nuclear-related equipment and materials to Iran Restriction of travel for Iranian leaders direcly involved in Iran's nuclear program Freeze the nation's foreign assets In addition, the... ... more

Posted at 2:53 PM

On Labeling The Enemy For What It Is

Violent terrorism isn't our only problem - the jihad is multi-faceted and on numerous fronts.

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Posted at 12:08 PM

Jihad Alert - They're Everywhere They're Everywhere They're ...

Like the beaver in the silly beaver animation, these people are steadily eating away at not only our constitution via the Islamization of America using our own system and freedoms for their evil purposes, but also the freedoms of Western civilization in order that such freedoms disappear and are replaced by Islamic law, fascism, and the caliphate.

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Posted at 11:21 AM

August 30, 2006

Fox News Interviews ISNA Woman President - Fails To Divulge Organization's Dark Ties To Terrorism

The group has branches throughout the United States and Canada and is dedicated to spreading Islam through Da'wa conversion. ISNA is a Saudi funded militant Islamist group, which attempts to present themselves as mainstream, and preaches the Wahabist brand of Islam.

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Posted at 7:14 PM

Naguib Mahfouz Has Died

He is the author of no fewer than thirty novels, more than a hundred short stories, and more than two hundred articles. Half of his novels have been made into films.

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Posted at 8:01 AM

August 29, 2006

Lebanese Turn On Nasrallah

Nasrallah a "new Saladin"? Definately not, more like just another ho-hum Islamic cleric with more ego than common sense, combined with belief in an ideology more appropriate for the Dark Ages than the modern world.

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Posted at 10:29 AM

August 28, 2006

Lebanese Eyes Turning From Israel - Nasrallah Flower Falling Off

... a poll by IPSOS for the French-language daily L'Orient-Le Jour found 51 percent of respondents supported the group's (Hezbollah) disarmament

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Posted at 9:18 PM

'Conversion Video' Clearly Shows That Centanni and Wiig's Kidnappers Don't Want Us To Know The Truth About Islamic Fascism: Convert To Islam Or Die

The message of Islamic fascism is clear - we in the West must accept Islam or die. Nothing less will be tolerated.

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Posted at 2:38 PM

Meet The Kidnapper Of Centanni And Wiig

... various intelligence agencies operating in Gaza knew who the kidnapper was: the Palestinian warlord Zakaria Dughmush, who had been hired by the same Hamas group which on June 25 kidnapped and - is still holding - the Israeli soldier Gilead Shalit.

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Posted at 9:12 AM

August 27, 2006

The War Tourists

someone ends up brain-damaged, or someone is taken hostage and you see her pleading for her life on video, and you wonder what kind of person you must be to still want to be there.

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Posted at 4:26 PM

Kidnapped Fox News Journalists Freed

... forced to convert to Islam at gunpoint!!!

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Posted at 8:22 AM

August 25, 2006

Is It 'Israel Won' Or 'Hezbollah Didn't Win' ?

So which is it? Did Israel win, did Hezbollah not win? or did Hezbollah come up roses? The answer isn't as complicated as you'd think.

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Posted at 12:41 PM

Iran's Ties with ElBaradei

The following comes in from an emailer wishing to remain anonymous. The emailer is a research analyst whose work crosses the path with the IAEA. It is said that the hostilities between Israel and Hizballah were initiated by Iran in order to divert international attention from the Iranian nuclear file. This diversion of public attention paid off when the Security Council's decision of 31 July, 2006 - that demands Iran suspend its enrichment activities - did not receive media coverage corresponding to its importance. However, Iran is not the only one profiting from the absence of public focus on its... ... more

Posted at 12:38 PM

Former Israeli Security Advisor: ''Ahmadinejad would 'sacrifice half of Iran' to wipe out Israel'

... six months or twelve months from now is going to be too late - and Ahmadinejad will have his Armageddon that he so desparately seeks.

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Posted at 10:54 AM

Centanni-Wiig Kidnappers: What Do They Want? Competing Theories

Could the operation have been initiated as described in the JP report without a Hezbollah/al-Qaeda connection, and subsequently, after the journalists became a hot commodity, was taken over by a Hezbollah/alQaeda - in effect, sold (end result - PA security forces get their money, H/aQ get the hostages for the visibility they've been seeking)

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Posted at 9:03 AM

August 24, 2006

Ominous Ties to al Qaeda Found in Gaza Kidnappings Of Fox Journalist And Cameraman

... it does appear likely that we are looking at a Abu Musab al Zarqawi - type group, and there is a potential here for a terribly tragic outcome.

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Posted at 5:57 PM

On The Ayatollah's Answer

Pat Santy shines a little psychological light on the subject

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Posted at 3:07 PM

On 'First They Came For the Jews - The Story of Yet Another World War'

Fjordman's essay is warning Europe and the rest of the West that our failure to stand up for and behind the Israelis, is the story of WW-III.

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Posted at 2:47 PM

Al Qaeda Comes to Gaza? Kidnapping Of Fox Correspondent And Cameraman Linked To Abu Musab al Zarqawi- type Group?

Terrorism analysts say al Qaeda may have conducted their first operation in Gaza.

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Posted at 9:53 AM

Is Iran Planning A Nuclear Surprise? - And Other Boring News Our Spy Agencies Are Ignoring

A senior official in Teheran said yesterday that in the next few days, a "surprise" was expected regarding Iran's nuclear program.

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Posted at 7:40 AM

August 23, 2006

Islamonazism: The Video

I provided a brief hint yesterday that what many are calling Islamofascism should be called Islamonazism but did not go into great detail because I was putting the finishing touches upon a video that hopefully will briefly explain why this is the case. As a precursor, either of those descriptive phrases does not describe a religion but rather the ideology of radical Islam. The connections between the Nazi regime and what we are currently seeing accross the globe are vast, and it would have been impossible to try to outline even a fair number of those connections in a ten... ... more

Posted at 3:54 PM

12 Arrested After Northwest Airlines Flight Turned Back

... breaking out cell phones during the flight, and trying to pass the cell phones to other passengers while the seat belt light was still illuminated - will do it every time!!!

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Posted at 3:30 PM

Media Gives Ahmadinejad A Pass

3 Questions: How does one "negotiate" with a radical ideologue committed to world domination? How does one even talk with followers of an ideology that are dedicated to world domination and that a guy is going to come out of a well and lead them to the apocolypse? How does one carry out a rational discussion with people that aren't rational?

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Posted at 12:34 PM

Asking for it: why terrorism vs. Fox-TV is not news

Proclaiming a desire to be "fair and balanced," and to have executives and commentators question whether this is true of other news outlets, has placed Fox beyond the pale.

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Posted at 12:21 PM

(Bumped) Breaking: Gaza group claims kidnapping of Fox journalists

See "possibly related" at bottom of post - Is this an Iraq - associated al-Qaeda group previously known to be operating in Gaza? In breaking news just making its way over Fox News cable: GAZA (Reuters) - A previously unknown militant group in Gaza claimed responsibility on Wednesday for the kidnapping nine days ago of two Fox journalists and demanded the United States release "Muslim prisoners" within 72 hours. "Release what you have, and we will release what we have," the Holy Jihad Brigades said in a fax sent to reporters. Fox correspondent Steve Centanni and cameraman Olaf Wiig were... ... more

Posted at 10:24 AM

TV News Critic: We're Silent On Steve Centanni's Life or Death Peril Because We Don't Like Fox (Updated)

Update: Be sure to checkout Flopping Aces for much more info. One would think that when an American citizen has been kidnapped by Islamic terrorists, every red-blooded American would jump on doing everything possible to help them. While that makes sense to most people, hard core supporting members of the Democratic underground, er.... I mean MSM, apparently feel differently. Ace of Spades has the story and the link. Michelle Malkin is calling for a blogburst: Fox News Channel reporter Steve Centanni and freelance cameraman Olaf Wiig are still missing. It has now been more than a week since their kidnapping... ... more

Posted at 9:04 AM

Choices People Make: Hate And Violence Vs. Education And Productivity For A Better World

The following are factual and verifiable statistics.

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Posted at 8:54 AM

August 22, 2006

Are We Approaching The Point of No Return?

What kind of people provide a market for videotaped beheadings of innocent hostages? What kind of people would throw an old man in a wheelchair off a cruise liner into the sea, simply because he was Jewish? What kind of people would fly planes into buildings to vent their hate at the cost of their own lives?

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Posted at 9:37 PM

How To Deal With Terrorism (And Iran)

Few are willing to face what it'll take to end the war-and those who scream for "peace" are the least willing to do what it takes to bring it all to an end.

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Posted at 3:58 PM

Germans Shocked at Subway Plot

The failed bomb plot in Germany's subway system has the same response as the foiled plot in Toronto and to the successful attacks all around the world; Germans are in shock. But where people in Australia, Spain, the United States, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and countless others were shocked at terrorism period, according to the New York Times many Germans can't possibly imagine why out of all nations Germany would be the target of an attack. Still, the case has rattled Germans, many of whom have clung to the belief that their government's opposition to the war in Iraq would insulate... ... more

Posted at 12:29 PM

Osama: 'A Jihadi in Love'

Jules Crittenden has a plan:Agent Whitney, all rehabbed and trained up in spy stuff, gets dispatched to Waziristan, on the Pak-Afghan border. Agent Whitney and a suitcase full of CDs and Playboy magazines, maybe some devil water in a jug marked XXX, will be the bait. Infidel helicopter drops Agent Whitney down in the middle of some rocky Waziri valley. She cranks "I Will Always Love You" on the boombox and starts filing her nails. In his cave, Osama hears the plaintive notes of his angel, a siren song calling him forth.He floats through the air, like Yogi to a... ... more

Posted at 10:06 AM

What Is Iran Planning For Today, August 22nd? (Updated)

UPDATE-Iran to issue nuclear reply at 1230 GMT -diplomats: TEHRAN, Aug 22 (Reuters) - (Update with diplomats confirmation) Iran will hand over its response to a nuclear package backed by six nations on Tuesday at 4 p.m. ... (1230 GMT) in the Iranian capital. ... Western diplomats say refusing to suspend the work that has both military and civilian uses would be tantamount to rejecting the package of incentives offered in return.So, just what has Iran got up its sleeve for today? Update 2: After all of its bluster and apocalyptic babble, the answer to that question is that Iran... ... more

Posted at 6:30 AM

August 21, 2006

Toto, I've A Feeling We're Not In The 21st Century Anymore

Divorce...middle eastern style. Cross-posted at 123beta... ... more

Posted at 11:25 PM

What is Jihad? (Video)

In my latest video I sought to discuss the two distinct variations, if you will, of jihad. The greater jihad is an inner struggle against inner demons. The lesser jihad is a struggle against the 'oppressors.' While the two can overlap, in Islamist circles we only hear about the 'lesser' jihad and in Muslim advocacy groups we only hear about the 'greater' jihad. Click the play button below and follow the story of the dueling jihads and who is speaking out against the 'lesser' jihad.... ... more

Posted at 5:39 PM

Ahmadinejad: "The Iranian People Will Force You to Bow and Surrender"

Perhaps the international community should get rid of the Neville Chamberlans, and figure out the next step.

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Posted at 4:55 PM

On Bad Faith And Cultural Equivalence

In the light of recent and ongoing global events, I call this one an important read.

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Posted at 1:58 AM

August 20, 2006

Pallywood

A new report is out on how Palestinians' use staged and faked video "bites," and the credulous international news agencies that fall for them. The video, which is about 18 minutes long, sheds considerable light on the staging and faking of photos that are so common in the recent conflict in Lebanon. via Powerline Cross-posted at 123beta... ... more

Posted at 3:01 PM

How Did We Miss This? Islamist Blogger Issues Fatwah Against 'Zionist' Journalists. (But Nicole Kidman is SO HOT)

On Friday, Akram Awad at Bonsoir posted an Action Alert titled "Action Alert - Nicole Kidman shame on you!," in which he criticised the 84-celebrity statement published in Los Angeles Times blaming Hamas and Hezbollah for the civilian casualties in "Israel" and Lebanon. He asked people to take action by boycotting the celebrities, and by writing to them denouncing their "false statement and educating them about the true situation and history of the Middle East conflict" (Awad's "Islamist" view of the statement made by the celebrities - it's always the evil Joozzzz.... , as though Hezbollah and Hamas are all... ... more

Posted at 12:44 PM

French Promises Mean Diddly-Squat

In recent weeks, France stepped forward to act as a broker of peace in Lebanon, "Act" being the key verb, however it now would seem that the only other verifiable part of the sentence is "in recent weeks."

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Posted at 10:23 AM

August 19, 2006

Yes, All This Is 'Indeed About Islam'

... it would be absurd to deny that this self-exculpatory, paranoiac Islam is an ideology with widespread appeal.

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Posted at 8:55 AM

August 18, 2006

'Flower Power Never Won A War

Let there be no doubt about it. Compare today with World War II-we wouldn't have been able to win then, if we had fought by today's "sensitive" warfighting rules, set by the press/the Left. Make no mistake, the enemy knows this, and that's why we're at war with them. They see us as weak, and ripe for defeat at their hands.Continue reading "Flower power never won a war - The Jihad Auxiliary Brigade" ...... ... more

Posted at 8:05 PM

Revisiting ''CAIR Doesn't Like The Term 'Islamic Fascist'''

... CAIR and similar groups condemn terrorism on the surface while endorsing an ideology that helps foster extremism, adding that "almost all of their members are theocratic Muslims who reject secularism and want to establish Islamic states.

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Posted at 6:45 PM

Why Moderate Muslims Do not Stand Up To Radical Muslims

Everyone wants to fight terrorism, but we seldom see any mention of Muslims who are fighting against hardliners and terrorists. That is what causes many people to question whether Muslims really mean what they say.

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Posted at 4:50 PM

It Sounded So Good In The Begining, But Where Did It All Go Wrong, George?

The primary goal of Islam remains from the teaching of Muhammad--to create the "Islamic kingdom of God on Earth." The goal is not negotiable. There is no compromise. The aim of the Islamic movement is to bring about somewhere in the world a new society wholeheartedly committed to the teachings of Islam in their totality and to strive to abide by those teachings in its government, political, economic and social organizations, its relation with other states, its educational system and moral values, and all other aspects of its way of life.

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Posted at 4:01 PM

Iran begins war games, ahead of August 22

Is Iran's President Ahmadinejad making plans for August 22, or just  'getting "ready to thwart" all "plots" against the Islamic Republic' because they believe 'no army in the world could match Iran's regular armed forces, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and its affiliated organs'.  The war games begin this weekend, but Iran has made sure everyone understands that they have no date set to end these maneuvers.AKI reports that Teheran is to begin, on Saturday, a series of missile launch tests ... The missiles being launched from border provinces is designed to maxmize the range. If they were launched... ... more

Posted at 10:59 AM

August 17, 2006

There are 84 Good People in Hollywood

h/t to Texas Rainmaker With Liberal Hollywood stars like Michael Moore, Susan Sarandon, and Barbara Streisand getting the majority of media attention, stories like this, from the Sydney Morning Herald, are refreshing.Nicole Kidman and 83 Hollywood heavyweights are using the power of the press to speak out against terrorism... It specifically targets "terrorist organisations" such as Hezbollah in Lebanon and Hamas in Palestine. "We the undersigned are pained and devastated by the civilian casualties in Israel and Lebanon caused by terrorist actions initiated by terrorist organisations such as Hizbollah and Hamas," the ad reads. Kidman and the other 83 celebrities... ... more

Posted at 11:13 PM

Weapons from Iran Discovered in Iraq's Port City

It's as though the only way the administration will act against Iran is if they nuke Manhattan - and I'm begining to wonder if even then Iran will get a pass.

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Posted at 1:09 PM

August 16, 2006

Hitler And The Grand Mufti Of Jerusalem: Origins Of Modern Islamic Anti-Semitism

The Mufti was one of the initiators of the systematic extermination of European Jewry and had been a collaborator and adviser of Eichmann and Himmler in the execution of this plan

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Posted at 11:16 PM

On The Non-Importance Of World Opinion

It is when "world opinion" and its news media start liking you that you should wonder if you've lost your way.

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Posted at 4:30 PM

On Victory In Lebanon

Victory, like almost everything else these days, is a matter of perspective. Perspective and hype.

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Posted at 3:11 PM

August 15, 2006

Ahmadinejad: Hezbollah Won!

Good job. I'd sure hate to see what southern Lebanon looked like if they had lost!

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Posted at 9:11 PM

Hezbollah to Keep Weapons in Southern Lebanon

... if only the blind could see, if only pigs could fly, and if only the UN and the international community could ever do anything right, just once.

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Posted at 10:30 AM

Thoughts on Cuba

While we all anxiously wait for Fidel to die, I thought I'd supply a few different thoughts about Cuba. Specifically, immigration policy. I recently read "The Case for Democracy" by Natan Sharansky, which outlines one of the hidden reasons why the Soviet Union fell. That reason was an allowance by the Soviet government for Jewish dissidents to emigrate to other countries (such as Israel). The result was that the ensuing mass emigration allowed many to overcome the fear of the government, and, in turn, encouraged dissenting speech which weakened the country. In light of this, consider the case of Cuba.... ... more

Posted at 9:17 AM

Why We Are In Iraq Part II, By Raymond S. Kraft

Why We Are In Iraq Part II: The Precautionary Principle By Raymond S. Kraft Over the last few years, as the future risk of global warming and the Kyoto Accord were hotly debated, the Environmentalists, Democrats, and other proponents of the Kyoto Accord widely asserted that even if the real impact of global warming cannot be predicted, the fact that the impact might be severe must invoke the precautionnary principle, the idea that if there is a possibility of great harm, even if the risk is remote or cannot be accurately calculated, then all possible precautions must be taken to... ... more

Posted at 8:39 AM

Christian Egyptian Blogger Investigated For 'Defaming The Country's Reputation?

She is being watched by plain-clothes police, her telephone is tapped and her e-mail is being monitored.

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August 14, 2006

On 'Islamo Facism, Nazism, The Religion of Death, and terrorism today'

Radical imams need to be identified and rooted out, and that can best be done by responsible Muslims who are tired of the radicals being the loudest voice for Islam.

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Posted at 3:56 PM

Random Thoughts On The 'Ceasefire' In Lebanon

Thank you George Bush. Thank you Ehud Olmert. Thank you for your naivite, your dhimmitude, and your lack of testosterone.

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Posted at 3:49 PM

The Children of Jihad

My second composition video on using children as tools in a war upon non-Islamic civilization is below. Please enjoy. Previous video: Arafat wanted proof Related: Baby Jihad... ... more

Posted at 3:18 PM

Ahmadinejad on '60 Minutes'

I didn't watch all of the '60 Minutes' interview with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for various reasons, namely because Mike Wallace refused to actually ask tough questions and seemingly threw fastballs to a fastball hitter. But the point in the interview that I turned it off was when Wallace stated to Ahmadinejad that Bush was the commander in chief of the "so-called" free world. Wallace put the ball on the tee with that one. Kash, an Iranian expatriot, did watch it though and has some great commentary. One particular response from Kash is as follows:... ... more

Posted at 2:44 PM

Husband And Wife Terror Team Planned 'Baby Bomb'

A husband and wife arrested in the British terror raids allegedly planned to take their six-month-old baby on a mid-air suicide mission, and apparently planned to use their six-month-old baby's bottle to hide a liquid bomb. More at the Daily Telegraph. And before you click away, be sure to see the images at " ReutersGate/11" - never say that Hezbollah doesn't have an excellent stage crew! Hat tip - The Right Nation (one of the founding members of Freedom's Zone)... ... more

Posted at 10:53 AM

UN Resolution An Unmitigated Disaster - Terrorism Has Been Rewarded

... the UN resolution is an unmitigated disaster, and has accomplished nothing other than reward terrorism and the terrorists that want to kill us.

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Posted at 10:37 AM

Pakistani Charity Investigated As Possible Funding Source In Bombing Plot

It is one of the most militant of the groups battling the part of Kashmir controlled by India. In May, it was labeled a terrorist organization by the United States government.

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Posted at 10:32 AM

August 13, 2006

Ahmadinejad has a personal blog

Iran's President Ahmadinejad now has a personal blog. Yes, the man who imprisons and executes bloggers in his country is now blogging. Go visit him here and leave a comment or two. The hardline Iranian leader's debut on the international blogosphere came in the form of a 2,300-word tract that asked readers to decide if the US and Israel were trying to start a new world war. Source: Right Truth Update: Iranian censors clamp down on bloggers - Sayeed Habibi considers himself a marked man. The reason: his Internet blog that challenges some of the policies of Iran's theocracy.... ... more

Posted at 11:25 PM

Are you Ready? Psalm 9-11 - 'I will fear no evil'

Strong, ruthless men and women go long hours without sleep for you. They do everything they can to keep you safe. They are your shield. They will kill for you, and die for you.You can take comfort from that knowledge and draw strength from their example. ... But that is not enough. There is something you have to find within yourself. It may be that one day, our shield will fail, and the insidious foe that operates from beyond our borders and even within them will penetrate that shield and kill some of us again. (Jules Crittenden)As it becomes... ... more

Posted at 12:34 PM

August 12, 2006

'Green Helmet' Exposed As Cynical 'Movie Director'

Hezbollah is no friend to Muslims, only to the radical mullahs in Iran.

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Posted at 4:54 PM

What Ever Happend To 7ormat el Mowt?

I ask how have we allowed the Islamists to blind us to their destruction of our beliefs and to their ignorance of human decency. Dead babies as a prop?

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Posted at 4:36 PM

CAIR Says We Shouldn't Call Muslim Terrorists - Muslim Terrorists

In short, CAIR represents not the great civilization of Islam but a radical utopian movement originating in the Middle East that seeks to impose its ways on the United States. Americans should consider themselves warned: a new danger exists in their midst.

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Posted at 3:22 PM

Mati-ur Rehman mastermind of UK terror plan

Mati-ur Rehman is being named as the probable mastermind behind the British passenger jet bomb plot.  He is known 'as al-Qaeda's planning director, a shadowy figure known as the Keeper of the Directory of Jihad, a log book containing the names of recruits who attended al-Qaeda training camps in Afghanistan in the 1990s.' A major Pakistani newspaper reported two weeks ago that Mati-ur Rehman was arrested in remote South Waziristan, a lawless part of Pakistan close to Afghanistan, largely beyond the control of central government.  ... Inquiries by the ABC in Pakistan suggest that in June the authorities arrested the... ... more

Posted at 9:13 AM

August 22 was the intended day for terror attack, and about that Visa Waiver Program

'The British would-be bombers are accused of planning to bring down planes over American cities possibly including New York, Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami.'  Yes, that said OVER Amrerican cities, not over the Atlantic.  This is new information.  Also, 'The suicide bombers were believed to have been planning to use a recipe for explosives similar to that used by al Qaeda and dubbed "Mother of Satan".'  source, The Daily Telegraph According to The Daily Telegraph, the intended date for the British terror plot involving passenger jets, was August 22.  Sound familiar?  Yep, see "August 22, Iran's Date... ... more

Posted at 8:53 AM

Israel -- to fight, or not to fight

A very disturbing situation with Israel and Hezbollah today. No one seems to know what in the world Israel is thinking, ... or doing. Even intelligence experts are baffled. Are they going to fight and win, or is Israel going to agree to the cease fire. The decision will be made this weekend. Resolution 1701 was adopted unanimously by the United Nations Security Council, The resolution calls for a "full cessation of hostilities" and authorizes 15,000 peacekeeping troops for the existing UN Interim Force in Lebanon, Unifil, which will receive a 'more robust mandate' to 'monitor and enforce the ceasefire'.... ... more

Posted at 8:30 AM

August 11, 2006

Quick Introduction and the Cease-Fire Agreement

First off, I need to introduce myself. My name is Chad Evans, I am an American, I prefer light beer to dark beer, brunettes to blondes and I absolutely despite both terrorism and totalitarianism. I am thrilled to have been invited aboard Freedom's Zone and I do hope that everyone will enjoy my commentary. All right, you don't have to enjoy it but for my sake, can you act like you do? I have been blogging for a little over two years in my humble corner of the web and have covered topics from politics to baseball, from hockey to... ... more

Posted at 11:03 PM

Olmert Pulls A Chiraq - Surrenders To Hezbollah

No link here, just a few comments about what I've been hearing on Fox News. We're hearing now that Olmert has agreed to accept the UN resolution being voted on tonight, which calls for little more than an expanded version of the grossly ineffectual UNIFIL under a Chapter 6 - virtually useless. You can expect Olmert's political head to roll after this. Without an overwhelming Israeli military victory won by a massive force into Lebanon, you can safely bet the bank on Hezbollah and the Islamic radicals - especially Iran, to claim victory, and repeat what we've seen in Lebanon,... ... more

Posted at 6:14 PM

'Where Is the Nelson Mandela of the Islamic World?'

As for the answer to Gohel's question, "Where is the Nelson Mandela of the Islamic World," he may not have been born yet. Meanwhile, too many moderate Muslims are afraid to speak out.

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Posted at 4:20 PM

A Different Opinion: Turn Hezbollahland Into A Parking Lot - Leave Lebanon Alone

Either this is the begining of the end of Islamofascism, or its the begining of the end of civilization.

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Posted at 4:10 PM

Who is the enemy?

President George Bush spoke today for two minutes, reading from remarks he had written himself on sheets of white paper in Green Bay, WI. "The recent arrests that our fellow citizens are now learning about are a stark reminder that this nation is at war with Islamic fascists who will use any means to destroy those of us who love freedom, to hurt our nation," he said.... ... more

Posted at 3:37 PM

August 10, 2006

Al Qaeda Endorses Joe Lieberman

Those security moms that cast their feel-good votes Tuesday to express their distaste for violence, allowed themselves to be briefly distracted by the bright shiny object Lamont was dangling in front of them -- easy peace, all glittery and yours for the asking -- are waking up from their gauzy dream this morning and remembering what Joe Lieberman stands for.

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Posted at 12:25 PM

Breaking: Terrorist Plot Thwarted, UK To US Flights Targeted

Hot Air has early reports. BBC: A terrorist plot to blow up planes in mid-flight from the UK to the US has been disrupted, Scotland Yard has said. It is thought the plan was to detonate explosive devices smuggled on aircraft in hand luggage. Police have arrested about 18 people in the London area after an anti-terrorist operation lasting several months. Security at all airports in the UK has been tightened and delays are reported. MI5 has raised the UK threat level to critical - the highest possible. According to MI5's website, critical threat level means "an attack is expected... ... more

Posted at 3:43 AM

Wallace's Bizarre Fascination with Ahmadinejad

Retired CBS veteran correspondent Mike (60 minutes) Wallace scored an exclusive interview with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and has apparently given the dictator another stage to pontificate on the evils of America and demand the world's submission to Islamic intimidation. Speaking about President Bush's failure to answer his 18-page letter that criticized U.S. foreign policy, Ahmadinejad suggests we embrace Dhimmitude: Well, (with the letter) I wanted to open a window towards the light for the president so that he can see that one can look on the world through a different perspective. ... We are all free to choose. But... ... more

Posted at 2:28 AM

August 9, 2006

Red Cross Openly Helping Hizballah

[Red Cross workers helped wounded Hezbollah fighters on a makeshift bridge at the Litani River in Lebanon on Wednesday.] Little Green Footballs has the story and the link...... ... more

Posted at 11:02 PM

Islam, conquering Americans from within?

I was told by a Muslim this week, that I needed to "get over September 11". Get over it he said. I suppose he is going to 'get over' his hatred for Israel, or get over his drone-like love of the Palestinians? Right! September 11 was a defining moment for the United States but it also accomplished exactly what Muslims wanted it to accomplish. Since 9/11 the acceptance of Islam, the teaching of Islam, the tolerance for Islam has all increased in the United States. Kurdish Media in this article says, "Today the West is being the victim of their... ... more

Posted at 12:34 PM

Iran's Khamenei: It Is The Entire Muslim Community's Duty To Defend Hezbollah

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, is calling for the ummah to rally to the defence of Hezbollah in its war against Israel: "Today it is the entire Muslim community's duty to defend Hezbollah," Khamenei told a meeting to mark the anniversary of the birth of the Shiites' first Imam, Ali. Iran helped to create and arm Hezbollah in 1982 in response to Israel's invasion of Lebanon, and Tehran stands accused by the United States and Israel of fomenting chaos in the region by channelling weapons to the guerrillas, AFP stated. Iran denies the allegation, saying it provides only moral... ... more

Posted at 11:43 AM

The MSM Weighs In On The MSM: 'Media bias in Lebanon: Rubes fall for the oldest trick in the book'

People see what they want to see, and the majority of the MSM wants to see both what sells and what fits their own socio-political agenda.

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Posted at 11:17 AM

Nasrallah's Offer, Israel's Answer - A Disturbing Scenario

In the introduction we read: "Translated from the Hebrew article that appeared in the Israeli Maariv daily newspaper on the 1st of Av 5766 -- July 26, 06. Although the following imaginary scenario was written two weeks ago, it is becoming disturbingly more realistic everyday:[...] Ahmadinejad has already sent the children of the Islamic revolution to blow up mine fields for him with the keys to the Garden of Eden dangling from their necks. Their mothers fought over who will send her son first. For Ahmadinejad, ten destroyed Iranian cities in exchange for the status of the modern day Salah-a-Din... ... more

Posted at 2:55 AM

August 8, 2006

Staged Reuters Photo Incites Muslims to Jihad

Just a dishonest Arab journalist or a case of al-Taqiyya?

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Posted at 12:32 PM

On the Israel-Hez War and the Democratic Peace

Angie just posted this question: Hi Professor Rummel. I've read your stuff in the past and was just wondering if you had thought about posting something that counters the recent media criticism that I've seen where someone mentioned that Israel and Lebanon are both democratic. I forgot the reporter, but it seems like someone was questioning the validity of the proposition by yourself and President Bush (I have read that he has read Natan Sharansky's book on democracy) that greater democracy is a solution to global violence. Will you counter that question at all? I have. My post on this... ... more

Posted at 11:19 AM

August 7, 2006

Very Unlucky Woman In Beirut Or More MSM Shananigans?

Are these more of the media's "made up" stories, sloppy editing, sloppy editing and a photographer getting paid twice for the same image, or ..... ?

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Posted at 7:29 PM

Lebanese PM: IDF Strike Kills 40 Civilians In Houla - Wait Correct That!

Fox News reported that the Lebanese PM Fuad Siniora "tearfully" reported in a news conference that that IDF had killed 40 people in the town of Houla, and that he was a little off the mark - he over stated the actual death count by 39 - only 1 person had been killed. Albawaba reported the original number reported by Siniora, and the correction: "Meanwhile, the Lebanese prime minister said one person was killed in an Israeli air raid Monday in the southern border village of Houla, lowering the death toll from 40. Prime Minister Fuad Saniora said at a... ... more

Posted at 12:38 PM

Everyone, Especially The Media, Loves Hezbollah?

Alert! To all you idiotic media outlets. Newsflash! There are Muslims in the world that, unlike the Islamists, actually think with their brains!!!

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Posted at 11:56 AM

August 5, 2006

No More Pizza Hut, No More Computer, No More Pepsi Cola

Forget introspection, forget a better life through embracing the modern world and becoming part of the solution - better to wollow in self pity, live in the dark ages, and hate those evil jew bastards.

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Posted at 9:19 PM

Hezballah: No Matter Who Dies - They're Happy

Compare his view of weakness with that of a great Jewish leader's view of strength...

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Posted at 8:55 PM

Iran Admits It Supplied Hizbullah With Zelzal-2

So many questions, one simple answer! It is .....

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Posted at 7:33 PM

'Keeping God Hostage'

Let God be God and not be kept hostage by zealotry and hatred. May His blessings-- not missiles-- rain upon all God's children.

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Posted at 9:46 AM

August 4, 2006

Comments On Democracy In The Middle East From A Non-Expert

You cannot have a democracy with an armed militia operating within your country. This is an automatic no-go and a clear signal that no real democracy exists. Look at Iraq, the Palestinians, and Lebanon.

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Posted at 5:12 PM

A Report On Democracy in the Middle East

The UN Development Programme, Regional Bureau for Arab States has published The Arab Human Development Report 2004: Towards Freedom in the Arab World. Although there are the usual Arab biases regarding Israel and the United States and President Bush, the report is nonetheless valuable for its observations and information on the advance of democracy in the Middle East, and the problems that beset it. Here is a review by Frank Tachau (Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago) published on the H-Democracy List. (Continued here... ... more

Posted at 3:45 PM

Who Are The Key Players In The Middle East Saga?

Hashmonean has a great breakdown, with images, on the key players behind the ongoing war in Lebanon. On the Israel side, he has descriptions for Ehud 'the Dude' Olmert, Amir 'The Emeer' Peretz , Benjamin 'Never Say Never..' Netanyahu, Tzipi 'Lady' Livni, and Shaul 'Magic' Mofaz. There's descriptions for the Palestinians and Hamas key players - Mahmoud 'No Can Du' Abbas / Mazen, and Khaled 'Keep Moving' Mashal, and he even has a description for the loudest mouth in the Arab World - Mahmoud 'Assmad' Ahmadinejad. Check it all out here - you'll love the rest of the images.... ... more

Posted at 3:08 PM

Iran Is Racing To Resupply Hezbollah

The Israel Defense Forces also says it has not been able to seal the border between Syria and Lebanon, making it possible to ferry men, small rockets, and other materiel to Hezbollah

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Posted at 10:36 AM

August 3, 2006

Hezbollah: No cease-fire without pullout

Ceasefire? Only if the West is willing to surrender now to the radical Islamic proxy of Iran. We need to realize that Lebanon has become the line in the sand, pulling back from the line is victory for Ahmadinejad and his brand of Islam

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Posted at 5:16 PM

Video Of Israeli Commando Mission At Baalbek - Many More Are To Come

The Baalbek raid is only one of many before and many to come. The present conflict is only the begining of Iran's war with the West.

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Posted at 4:20 PM

Truism: Islamic War Against Israel (And The West) Will Not End With A Ceasefire

What Ahmadinejad is saying in Islamo-speak, it that he is essentially calling for a "hudna" which has a distinct meaning to Islamic fundamentalists ...

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Posted at 1:19 PM

August 2, 2006

Iran Planning 'Judgement Day' For Israel And America

And the opening salvo could very well be the current conflict.

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Posted at 5:22 PM

Flash: Baghdad Bob Alive And Well - Now Working For Hezbollah

You'll have little trouble relating Baghdad Bob's comments to the comments coming out of Hezbollah's "Ministry of Disinformation," and its cheerleaders.

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Posted at 4:44 PM

August 1, 2006

Israel: Against All Odds

Tiny Israel is an amazing country, surrounded by hostile neighbors with only 10% of the land area and one Israeli per 60 Arabs and Iranians, and with far fewer resources than the armies that are hell bent on its demise. For an excellent perspective on just how great the odds are against Isreal surviving, much less consistantly defeating its Arab neighbors in battle (including Hezbollah), click on over to MiddleEastInfo.org, turn your speakers up, and watch the Flash introduction. Prepare to be amazed. Originally posted at Hyscience... ... more

Posted at 8:03 PM

Fox: IDF Attacking Bekaa Valley

Fox News is reporting that the IAF has "lit up the sky" with flares and jets over the Bekaa Valley, the power base of Hezbollah. I've been wondering when a big push into the Bekaa Valley (once called the most heavily defended air corridor on earth) would occur - it has seemed all too important that Israel would encircle southern Lebanon along the Litani river and move into the Bekaa Valley and north along the coast. The Bekaa Valley has for years been Hezbollah's own haven for the manufacture of illicit drugs and a training ground for its fanatical terrorists.... ... more

Posted at 5:00 PM

The Protocols Of The Elder Carter

Believe it or not, he alone has accomplished more to hurt America's security than even the New York Times, and that's quite a feat.

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Posted at 3:57 PM

Has the world turned upside down?

Debbie at Right Truth asks if the world lost it's mind and says that everything is turned upside down: The innocent are now the guilty. The attacked are now called the aggressors. The peace-loving countries are called killers, while killers are called victims? The French praise the Iranians? Oh, wait. That last one sounds like business as usual for the French. Iran's state controlled news entity - Islamic Republic News Agency - is reporting that the French Foreign Minister - Douste-Blazy - has called Iran "crucial to the stability of the Middle East." In a Monday news conference given in... ... more

Posted at 3:31 PM

What You Really Need To Know About Qana

We either solve this thing now, all the way to Tehran, or the short term peace that the anti-war crowd is calling for, along with the Jimmy Carters of the world, will most certainly result in a very different kind of "Final Solution," one in which in retrospect, at least in the minds of those few that survive it, will wish ...

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Posted at 3:00 PM

It's Time To Break out the cigars - Castro's dying

Castro's coughing up blood...

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Posted at 2:16 PM




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