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December 31, 2006

Our 'Next Order of Business'

With Saddam having now met his just reward, what should be done with a guy that is vowing, pledging - to wipe Israel off the face of the Earth and bring the apocalypse to the planet?

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Posted at 9:42 AM

U.S. Agencies missing links between illegal immigration and terrorism

"There currently exists a third-world invasion of America. And it is bad. Very bad. If things are not stopped soon, all will be lost. America will become a third-world sewer."

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Posted at 9:24 AM

Full Video Of Saddam Hussein's Execution

Here is the full video of Saddam's execution, including the moment when the floor under his feet opened up and he fell. You won't find this in the mainstream media

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Posted at 8:43 AM

December 30, 2006

Saddam Is Now With 72 Virgins

And surely, given his history here on earth, all of Saddam's virgins look like Helen Thomas (images).

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Posted at 10:03 AM

December 28, 2006

Islamists Protest Indonesia Court's Ruling to Close Doors to Playboy Trial

During the trial of the editor-in-chief of Playboy in Indonesia, the court ordered the doors to be closed. This order inflamed Islamists apparently more than having a magazine with a scantily clad (there was no nudity in Playboy Indonesia) woman on an extra-long magazine page. But follow along with me, if you will, and if you do I'm hoping you can explain something to me. Indecency is against the law in Indonesia. That is the charge Erwin Arnada faces and could serve up to 32 months in prison if found guilty. Since Playboy Indonesia did not have nude photographs but... ... more

Posted at 2:45 PM

On 'Lessons Learned' From The Ethiopian Army

I like the words, "a crushing counterattack." They go along well with terms such as All-out war against them, going to war balls deep, screw the current rules of engagement, and to hell with the damned media.

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Posted at 7:47 AM

Mr. Bush, Build That Wall

FBI Director Robert Mueller, in a House Appropriations Committee hearing March 9, 2006, said he was aware that individuals from countries with known Al Qaeda ties had entered the US under false identities.

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Posted at 6:35 AM

December 27, 2006

Islamic Supremism Reigns In Iraq And Christians Are Being Exterminated - Meanwhile The UN And The West, Along With The Iraqi Government, Ignores Their Ruthless Persecution

Without military protection, and so far ignored by the UN's High Commissioner for Refugees, the Christian groups "have been forced to fend for themselves ...

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Posted at 2:40 PM

On 'Great Powers Getting Involved In The Politics (and ideology) Of Small Tribes'

Whereas there may be some tribal element involved, especially in the case of Iran and some of the Shi'ites in Iraq, Friedman's rules and Pressfield's points on tribalism break down when it comes to dealing with Iran's ideological ambitions, complete with nuclear bombs.

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Posted at 10:42 AM

Iran In The Crosshairs

Given Ahmadinejad's position, the West is left with few options other than prepare to bring the Iranian regime and its mad president to their knees.

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Posted at 9:57 AM

December 26, 2006

Muslims "Demand" Right To Worship At Cordoba

Yeah, that's right, "demand"! (h/t Gateway Pundit): Spanish Muslims have written to the Vatican to demand the right to worship at Cordoba Cathedral. Spain's Islamic Board wrote to Pope Benedict XVI on Tuesday, calling on him to grant them permission to worship in the cathedral, parts of which were built as a mosque during Spain's period of Islamic rule. The group said in their letter: "What we wanted was not to take over that holy place, but to create in it, together with you and other faiths, an ecumenical space unique in the world which would have been of great... ... more

Posted at 9:53 PM

Is America's First Muslim Congressman A Closet Radical?

His personal involvement in radical Islamic activities and philosophies should frighten every American into watching very closely this newly elected member of Congress

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Posted at 9:19 PM

December 25, 2006

If Only It Could Be So - Zawahiri Christmas Greeting

What a contrast - the differences in the messages from Christianity verses that of the Islamists! Hat tip - Jules Crittenden Cross posted by Hyscience... ... more

Posted at 9:31 AM

December 24, 2006

Early Signs Washington And London May Be Waking Up To Iran's War Against Us

Michael Ledeen writes at Faster Please that both Washington and London are grudgingly coming to accept the fact that Iran is waging war against us in Afghanistan and Iraq - something conservative bloggers have been screaming about for well over a year. According to Ladeen:Until recently, Coughlin [reporter for the Telegraph] notes, "NATO commanders have appeared reluctant to even discuss the possibility that the Iranians might have their own agenda in upsetting coalition attempts to establish an effective government." And this reluctance was obviously peculiar to anyone who knew anything about Iran's real activities in the region. Commanders in Iraq... ... more

Posted at 9:58 AM

December 23, 2006

U.S. Commanders In Iraq Set for 'Surge' In Forces?

Dan Riehl posts that US commanders on the ground in Iraq, including General Casey, are apparently prepared to go with a "surg"e in forces as part of any new strategy. The article Dan links to points out that some members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff remain skeptical of a surge, and are unconvinced that it will yield more positive results than other recent military operations to secure Baghdad or Iraq. So, more troops and "surge" on, or not? We've never had enough troops in Iraq and we've never seriously engaged the enemy - the real enemy - Iran, Syria,... ... more

Posted at 10:30 AM

December 21, 2006

Islamists Plan 'Kaboom' Christmas For Britain

Via LGF, British authorities are warning that a Christmas attack on London by the Religion of Peaceā„¢ is imminent:"It is not a matter of if there will be an attack, but how bad the attack will be," an intelligence official told ABCNews.com.FrontPage magazine notes that this is not the first year jihadists have chosen the Christmas season to ratchet up their threats - which, even if they never materialize, are useful in themselves to "to strike terror into (the hearts of) the enemies" of Allah (Qur'an 8:60):Jihadists would want to sow this terror during one of the holiest seasons of... ... more

Posted at 1:07 PM

Why Are We Having To Deal With Radical Islam, And Why Now?

In essence, we have brought much of the problem of Islamism on ourselves by our own passivity and naivite', not to mention the exuberant willingness of Western media and some politicians to play into the hands of the Islamic fascists - and fascists is exactly what they are.

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Posted at 11:45 AM

Freedom Journal Iraq #547

Soldiers Find Weapons Cache; Police, Kids Interact: Hat tip: Jawa Report Related and promising: Iraq the Model - Together we succeeded in reducing the threat posed by al-Qaeda when it was identified as the biggest threat to Iraq's stability and security and now together we can do the same with Sadr and other thugs--we understand the question and we have a diagnosis that seems sound; it's time to proceed with the treatment. Cross posted from Hyscience... ... more

Posted at 11:00 AM

Islamic Teacher Dismissed Over Failure To Shake Hands With Men

... While Muslim demands to change our history and accommodate their religious sensitivities may seem relatively minor in and of themselves, implying no drastic alterations in existing American arrangements but rather only slight adjustments in our already expansive accommodation of social "diversity," cumulatively, however, by whittling away at the existing order, they would change the country's whole way of life

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Posted at 10:41 AM

December 20, 2006

Was It Syria That Attacked The U.S. Embassy In Damascus?

Apparently some U.S. diplomats have privately questioned whether Syria was behind the plot, or learned of it in advance, and let it take place in order to take credit for stopping it. How interesting that on the same day this ABC exclusive story breaks - gullible, naive', terrorist-appeasing Democratic U.S. Senators John Kerry and Christopher Dodd met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus. Dan Riehl has the background and updates on the likely Syrian involvement in the attack on our embassy in Damascus.... ... more

Posted at 10:30 PM

Ahmadinejad Says Britain, Israel, US To 'Vanish Like The Pharaohs'

we are not only facing a second major conflict with Iran, but the West is confronted by the same theological regime, the same ideology of martyrdom -- and indeed by some of the same persons, that it did in 1979.

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Posted at 3:09 PM

December 19, 2006

More Media-inspired Misplaced Blame: Framing Muslims As Victims For Their Actions And Inactions

... the clash between islam and western values in the heart of Europe is now entering a decisive phase. It's my earnest hope that the West, and especially Europe, will wake up, lay aside its fears and understand that the battle isn`t lost, but it`s getting late in the day.

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Posted at 10:06 AM

On 'Art Bollocks Revisited'

... one has to marvel at 'thinkers' who disassemble the basic tools of rational thought for fear of disproving their own political beliefs."

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Posted at 7:56 AM

December 18, 2006

Tsunami Disaster Aid Money Used To Enforce Sharia Law

Western officials, and as Robert Spencer points out - Colin Powell included, told us that the tsunami relief was going to help Muslims and win over Muslim hearts and minds to be more tolerant and peaceful. News flash: It didn't work. Militant Islamists have since imposed sharia law in Aceh and have cornered Indonesian government funds to organise a moral vigilante force that harasses women and stages frequent displays of humiliation and state-sanctioned violence. Last time I checked, Iran and Syria are chock-full of militant Islamists, yet Spector, Kerry, Dodd, Nelson, and yes - Powell, think we should have a... ... more

Posted at 2:59 PM

December 15, 2006

Hit Iran Where It Hurts - Strike Their Oil Production

Have our political leaders somehow forgotten that Iran has threatened the United States with "harm and pain"?

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Posted at 4:18 PM

CAIR Shuts Down Blog

The Tampa, Fla., office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Tampa) is calling on an Internet web hosting company in that state to drop a hate site that supports calls to "kill all Muslim kids." While I certainly believe that it is wrong to support the killing of Muslim children, or any non-combatant, CAIR's complaint and action is a severe case of the pot calling the kettle black. As Rusty notes, this is very ironic since this is the same CAIR which has no problem supporting the genocidal maniacs of Hamas [(see "The Religion of Peace (and child abuse)"]. We... ... more

Posted at 1:06 PM

Pope and Archbishop issue joint declaration

I call this a very positive event in the history of the Church - Pope Benedict and Archbishop Christodoulos of Greece called for the full union in faith of their churches and proclaimed a joint responsbility to overcome past difficulties, and call on scientists to respect human life:"Our meeting in charity makes us more aware of our joint task: together to follow the arduous path of dialogue in truth in order to re-establish full communion of faith. ... Thus we obey a divine mandate ... and continue our commitment, ... following the example of the Apostles and demonstrating mutual love... ... more

Posted at 11:14 AM

Democrats Putting America At Risk

... Talking about a "misguided road to disaster for America at the hands of terrorists in the years to come,"

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Posted at 10:36 AM

Obama - The 'Man From Nowhere' - Brings Nothing New

Peggy Noonan, writing at Opinion Journal, expands on our previous posts about Sen. Obama, saying that he spent his short lifetime breathing in the common liberal/leftist wisdom, which he exhales at length. ... This is not something new--it's something old in a new package. And it is something that wins you what he has, a series of 100% ratings from left-liberal interest groups. [...] what does he believe? From reading his book, I would say he believes in his destiny. He believes in his charisma. He has the confidence of the anointed. He has faith in the magic of the... ... more

Posted at 10:06 AM

Gay Unions OKay In New Jersey

Via My Way News, we find that in response to pressure from New Jersey's highest court to offer marriage or its equivalent to gay couples, the Legislature voted Thursday to make New Jersey the third state to allow civil unions.Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine said he would sign the measure, which would extend to same-sex couples all the rights and privileges available under state law to married people. The bill passed the Assembly 56-19 and the Senate 23-12. In its 4-3 ruling, the court left it up to the Legislature to decide whether to call such unions "marriages" or something else."Love... ... more

Posted at 8:21 AM

December 14, 2006

Censorship, Violence, Hate, And Persecution - In The Name of Islam

Yesterday, Jules Crittenden pointed to a MEMRI piece with excerpts of Tunisian writer Zyed Krichen's exhaustive bibliography of Islamic censorship, complete with cases of imprisonment, flogging and murdering of writers. "In the West, the advent of printing meant enormous progress in terms of freedom of thought. Printing made possible the gradual spread of knowledge and the questioning of the established order. Technology and freedom seem to have marched hand in hand. "But in our [Muslim] societies, the opposite seems to have happened. The advent of printing [in the Muslim world] in the mid-19th century and the spread of written materials... ... more

Posted at 9:52 AM

December 13, 2006

The 'Rat's Ass' Syndrome - An Indictment Of The Arab Street

A suicide bomber struck a crowd of mostly poor Shiites in Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 63 people and wounding more than 200 after luring construction workers onto a pickup truck by offering them jobs as they were eating breakfast.And the Arab street yawns - Al Jazeera, and next Friday's mosque clerics, and the Arab street just don't give a rat's ass - because the killer is a Muslim. On the other hand, if the killer had been a non-Muslim ..... On a related topic, I hope this view is wrong:... ... more

Posted at 10:30 AM

Iraq: 'A Paradigm Shift of 1,000 Years To A New Order'

How interesting that the Iraqi national security adviser, Mouwaffaq al-Rubaie, displays far more common sense and offers a much more reasonable strategy than our own Iraq "non-Study" Group report (remember - they never actually left the Green Zone), in saying that Iraq needs more "strategic patience" from Washington to defeat terrorist violence that threatens to swarm the region if the U.S. pulls out too soon. Mouwaffaq al-Rubaie also asked Washington and regional leaders to back his plans to give general amnesty to insurgents and militias, but warned of more violence if Al Qaeda is able to gain more power in... ... more

Posted at 9:06 AM

December 11, 2006

Even More On The Flying Imams And Their Not-Very-Well Hidden Agenda

... like busy little beavers, but very deadly - the Islamists are on task and on the march, whether we choose to recognize it or not. Their war against us is in full swing, even while we sit back and yawn as though it isn't real.

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Posted at 8:43 PM

Iraqi Baker Study Group Ignores All Facts

It's this "ground-level realism" that's completely missing in the Baker-Hamilton-Chamberlain Report.

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Posted at 3:28 PM

Nothing Like Being There

Jules Crittenden has a post pointing to Mike Fumento's piece on how readers are served when reporters actually go to the places they are reporting on, like Ramadi for example: In a Nov. 29 blog, "Will the real Ramadi please stand up?" I observed that three articles on conditions in Ramadi and al Anbar Province had appeared within a week of each other giving entirely different points of view. Mine and one in the Times of London said we're winning the war in Ramadi; a Washington Post A1 story co-authored by "Fiasco" author Thomas Ricks claimed exactly the opposite. The... ... more

Posted at 3:20 PM

Palestinian Prime Minister: Jhad Will Continue Until Jerusalem Is 'liberated'

... only treaties that conform to Islamic prescriptions are valid; if these conditions are not fulfilled the treaty is worthless.

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Posted at 6:41 AM

December 9, 2006

Has "Democracy" Gone Mad?

Now and then there comes a time to rant - this is one of those times. Besides, it's been a lousy news day. In the wake of Ariel Sharon's demise the Israeli people have chosen a leader, Ehud Olmert, whose very own secularist wife and children openly oppose him politically, campaign against him, and vote for his opposition! Is it not written that "A House divided against itself will not stand"? And what about us in America in light of the results of the infamous November elections, are we not destined to learn the folly of a protest vote and... ... more

Posted at 4:55 PM

December 7, 2006

ISG Report Seen By Arab World As Evidence Of American Weakness

If we fail to act far more forcefully than we have up to now - let's just say that we have no guarantees that our grandchildren will grow up in a free society, or even in a civilization that we'd recognize.

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Posted at 11:41 AM

Some Pearl Harbor Day Wisdom

Al-Qaida's target was not an American military base - they suicide-bombed the United States' financial and military centers and intentionally murdered civilians.

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Posted at 10:22 AM

Daily Star: US Rout Is Iran's Condition To Talk To Washington

... the United States of America, the world's most powerful military force, must bow down to the Islamic Republic, fold its tent, and go home with its tail between its legs.

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Posted at 8:27 AM

December 6, 2006

Ahmadinejad Responds To ISG Report For Diplomatic Kumbaya With Iran

... sounds like Kumbaya is out of the question.

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Posted at 10:09 PM

The Iraq Study Group Report - How Much Help Did It Get From Iran?

As we mentioned in our previous post, The Iraq Study Group's report is out, and as expected, it's all about defeat and retreat, and naively "advocates "dialog" with our worst enemies, including the madman who, with exquisite timing, just told the West to convert or die." You can read the entire report here. A couple of little nuggets of information to keep in mind when reading the ISG report is that Gateway Pundit has reported that there are concerns that a group of highly placed Iranian Regime lobbyist/agents, so called "Iranian experts", have peddled bad information into the Iraq Study... ... more

Posted at 1:22 PM

Why We 'Should' Perservere In Iraq

U.S. policy has gone wrong in Iraq, not because it did not engage in negotiations with Iran but because it did not stop Iran's meddling In Iraq ...

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Posted at 12:13 PM

Ahmadinejad Flirts With 'Unvieled Private Dancers' While U.S. Flirts With Disaster

Let's subtitle this - "Ahmadinejad does the "Private Dancer" thingy, while the U.S. plays Iran's dancing fool." Our boy Mahmoud, who flaunts his" ideological fervour," and raves and rants about everything being Islamic, as in big-time fundamentalist Islamic, has now been accused of "undermining Iran's Islamic revolution" after television footage appeared to show him watching a display of what was nothing more or less than a "female song and dance show," of unveiled dancing girls. It appears that our boy Mahmoud has wondering lustful eyes and talks and plays a different game when the opportunity presents itself (much like the... ... more

Posted at 11:26 AM

December 5, 2006

On 'Realists' Getting Real On Iran

Realism is an academic theory that holds that nations should, and typically do, conduct foreign policy with greater regard for their interests than their values. But realism is also an ordinary word that tells us that good sense and experience are better practical guides to action than theory. In spite of the fact that "the U.S. is what chiefly stands in the way of Iran's desire to dominate Iraq through the likes of Muqtada al-Sadr, whose Mahdi Army is responsible for some of the worst sectarian violence," so-called realists say that engaging Tehran is a matter of necessity and ought... ... more

Posted at 8:58 AM

December 3, 2006

Trackbacks

We are temporarily not accepting trackbacks due to spammers. We hope to be able to reinstate the trackback feature at Freedom's Zone in the near future.... ... more

Posted at 9:45 PM

On 'Flying While Stupid': The Strange Story Of The Praying Imams

As everyone has certainly heard by now, six Muslim men were removed from a plane in Minneapolis last week and claimed to be victims of "discrimination," which is an absolute and purposeful distortion of the facts on the part of the six agenda-driven men. The strange event continues to get stranger. It now appears that their staged event had the objective of weakening security, and more. Jawa Report has put out a video on the incident that addresses the ridiculous acts of the imams in the face of the terrorist threats we face today: If you don't know the whole... ... more

Posted at 8:59 PM

December 2, 2006

Marching To The CAIR Agenda: From 'Praying Imams' To Muslims Having Their Own 'Prayer Room' At Airports

Who among the wide-awakes in America didn't see this demand for a 'Muslim prayer room" coming? Are we supposed to believe that this wasn't a deliberate effort to test the boundaries of tolerance and to gain special treatment for Muslims that would never be given to other faiths? Quite the contrary, it's quite clear that these six imams have an agenda beyond acceptance of their religion by Americans. And that agenda is identical to CAIR's - the Islamization of America The moment the six imams were removed from the US Airways flight and detained for doing a hell of a... ... more

Posted at 1:11 PM

December 1, 2006

On Placing Responsibility Where It Belongs

Drima at Sudanese Thinker points to a new Sudanese blogger - Path2Hope at Nomadic Thoughts - and says she's got very smart and honest opinions that he truly admires. In linking to this post of hers in which she says ... ... the world wonders why Africans are not taking control of their continent and gearing it towards the right direction. I wish I had an answer - it's so easy to blame all our tragedies on colonization, much easier than taking responsibility on our lack of commitment towards this continent. How can we advance when Africans are the ones... ... more

Posted at 10:38 AM

On The Arab-Iranian Hostility Toward Israel

I like to point to this every now and then, just to help readers keep a realistic perspective of the situation Israel is facing in the never-ending hostility against it from its neighbors. After viewing the graphic introduction here (I like the music), one is left wondering just what is it about Israel that so threatens its Arab and Iranian neighbors. It brings up one of those "why do they hate us" moments, only in this case, why to the Arabs and Iranians hate the evil Joooozzzzzz so much! Even Saudi columnist Hussein Shubakshi wonders why, and opened a debate... ... more

Posted at 9:22 AM




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