http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/03/26/NY-legislators-hoodie A group of New York state legislators, mostly black and Hispanic, donned hooded sweatshirts while in the legislative chambers to signal support for the family of Trayvon Martin, the teenager shot in Florida by George Zimmerman. As the Times Union reported: Several of those who spoke to reporters said the killing reflected a law […]
A Sydneysider’s Visit To The West Bank
As the usual assortment of strange bedfellows prepare for imminent Israel-bashing events in Sydney – I’m delighted to present the following guest post. It’s by Sydneysider Shirlee Finn, who also took the photos, and is entitled “My Visit To The West Bank”:
I had a day to remember on March 13th, when Ari Briggs took me on a memorable and exhilarating drive into the West Bank.
Ari is an expat Australian living in Israel. He is the International Director of Regavim. Regavim is working hard to track and remove illegal housing on government land and is being successful.
Regavim is a non-profit-making, non-governmental organisation concerned with preventing the illegal confiscation of Israel’s national land resources, with protecting nature, and with preventing environmental damage. By monitoring the way officialdom deals with these matters, Regavim ensures conformity to responsible administrative norms.
Ari and three friends picked me up at Modi’in, from where we headed east on road 443 to Jerusalem.
This is the second main road to Jerusalem and goes through liberated territory from Modi’in to Jerusalem.
We skirted around Jerusalem and passed through Atarot and Balanda, where we saw the eastern entrance to Ramallah to our left.
We then skirted along the separation barrier, until we reached Bet Hanina in Jerusalem, where we headed north on road 60, via the Pisgat Zeev/Hizme checkpoint. Going through checkpoints is somewhat disconcerting, but most necessary. Continuing on Road 60 we passed Migron, in the northern West Bank. It is located some 14 kilometres north of Jerusalem. We passed Bet El, Ofra and at Shilo we went east past Shvut Rachel, some 45 kms north of Jerusalem towards the Jordan Valley and the Allon Road.
The road is named after Yigal Allon, who drafted the “ Allon Plan” shortly after the Six-Day War in June 1967. The broad aim of the plan was to annex most of the Jordan Valley, from the river to the eastern slopes of the West Bank hill ridge, East Jerusalem and the Etzion bloc to Israel. At the same time, the heavily populated areas of the West Bank hill country, together with a corridor that included Jericho, would be offered to Jordan.
King Hussein rejected it.
http://www.thecommentator.com/article/1028/another_mad_mehdi_hasan_howler_on_iran_israel_and_the_bomb?print=true Senior New Statesman editor Mehdi Hasan again displays more laugh-out-loud ignorance of foreign affairs, this time in the Guardian Anyone who followed the debate on Iran and the bomb between the New Statesman’s Mehdi Hasan and Paul Staines (aka Guido Fawkes) will remember Hasan making perhaps the stupidest mistake to have appeared in a […]
Honor Killings Grow in the West: Islam’s Gruesome Gallery
URL to article: http://frontpagemag.com/2012/03/27/honor-killings-grow-in-the-west-islams-gruesome-gallery/
As Islamic honor killings continue to rise in the West and on U.S. territory, our media and higher literary culture remain completely silent about them.While our own president gets personally involved in the Trayvon Martin case, joining the race hustlers that have set out to convict George Zimmerman based on narrative, not evidence, the world is waiting for him to breathe one word on behalf of Islamic honor killings victims.
In this context, the editors of Frontpage believe it is an important time to rerun Honor Killings Grow in the West: Islam’s Gruesome Gallery compiled by modern day freedom fighter Pamela Geller, the editor of Atlas Shrugs.
Below we provide a link to the gallery. We also run Frontpage editor’s recent speech in Orange County on behalf of Islamic honor killing victims, in which he explains the Left’s callous and heartless indifference to the suffering of Islamic women under Islamic gender apartheid.
We encourage all of our readers to get involved in bringing attention to the terrible suffering of Muslim women under Islamic gender apartheid and to call out the Left on its shameful effort to push Islam’s victims into invisibility.
To view Islam’s Gruesome Gallery, click here.
http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/2969/europe-islamic-future In country after European country, the post-modern charade of the bliss of multiculturalism — the idea that all cultures are equal and can coexist peacefully side-by-side in any given country, and that Muslim immigrants should be allowed to keep their cultural traditions rather than integrate into wider European society — is unravelling. Consider just […]
http://www.andrewbostom.org/blog/2012/03/25/c-holland-taylor-taqiyya-tantawi-and-topo-gigio/ C. Holland Taylor, Taqiyya, Tantawi, …and Topo Gigio Friday, 3/16/12, Diana West  wrote an illuminating, trenchant commentary on the ill-advised press release  issued that same day by Dr. Mohammed Z. Jasser et al of the American Islamic Leadership Council (AILC). West excoriated  Jasser’s/AILC’s immoral equivalence between the Breivik massacre and the […]
YESTERDAY “THE FIVE AT FIVE” A TAD MORE CONSERVATIVE BUT EQUALLY SOPHOMORIC FOX NEWS VERSION OF “THE VIEW” JUST BARELY SKIMMED OVER THIS NEWS WITH WORRY THAT IT MAY BE INSULTING TO THE RELIGION OF PEACE….WITH ONLY KIMBERLEY GUILFOYLE MENTIONING THE KORANIC GENESIS OF THIS ABUSE OF WOMEN…..RSK
“Beat My Wife—Please!”–Mainstream Muslim Misogyny in North America, Too?
The late comedian-violinist Henny Youngman’s emblematic one-liner was “Take my wife—please!” Now an Islamic Bookstore in Toronto, Canada was discovered  selling, Gift For Muslim Couple , which promotes a brutal variant on Youngman’s comedic theme. Illustrating the medieval obscurantist, yet tragically persistent canons of authoritative, mainstream Islam, to this day, the book’s  misogynistic  Weltanschauung could be aptly summed up as, “Beat my wife—please!”
Touted as the definitive Muslim primer on “how to run the institution of marriage successfully,” Gift For Muslim Couple  was written by Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (d. 1943)—known as “Sage of the Ummah ”—a prolific (pre-partition) Indian scholar of Islam’s foundational texts (i.e., Koran and hadith), and Islamic jurisprudence. Upon reading this Muslim guide to matrimonial bliss, penned by a mainstream Muslim legist widely recognized for the profundity of his understanding of Islamic doctrine, one learns, from a Daily Telegraph report ,
Several years ago, I had contemplated this issue earlier. The subject is even more timely today, however, and so begs yet another look… With the increasing prospect of Israel–called by Iran’s leaders “a one bomb nation” (do I need to explain?)–acting before Iran successfully buries all of its main nuclear targets deep underground, a mere trip to the gas station these days tells how this story impacts the rest of us. The markets are jittery–to say the least.
As Israel anguishes over what to do regarding two very lousy choices involving Iran–which openly calls for its destruction and supplies various proxies surrounding it with massive supplies of weaponry and support to help bring this about (not to mention what the mullahs possess themselves), some disturbing numbers once again come to mind.
Over the decades, I’ve heard Christian friends’ speak of the New Testament’s Mark of the Beast, and it’s usually associated with the number 666. Listening to various news commentators, I couldn’t help but think of yet another timely twist to this.
Fox News is usually the television station most balanced when it comes to dealings with Israel and the Middle East. So, if Jews can’t get a fair hearing there, they’re in real trouble. Whether the particular program is the business news or O’Reilly, for the past several years now, the audience has heard one variation or another of the following…
Israel better not dare to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities because, if it does, Americans will be pointing the finger at it for six dollar a gallon gasoline.
Eric Bolling’s comments especially come to mind. I recall him, quite a while back, basically instructing Israel to allow itself to become the necessary sacrificial lamb for the sake of cheaper oil.
Hey, Eric–meet Neville Chamberlain, 1938 Czechoslovakia, Munich, and peace for our time…
An Israeli diplomat had to be evacuated from the Moroccan capital of Rabat on Sunday after tens of thousands of locals demonstrated in “support of Jerusalem” and burned Israeli flags in front of the parliament building where the diplomat was attending a conference.
Israeli delegate to the European Parliament in Brussels, David Saranga, was attending the annual EUROMED conference, a joint forum of European and Mediterranean countries, on Sunday when protesters marched toward the Moroccan parliament building, waving Palestinians flags in the air and even burning Israeli ones on the ground.
Days before the start of the conference, Morocco’s Islamist ruling Justice and Development Party (PJD) declared a boycott on the conference to protest the Israeli diplomat’s participation. Aziz Ammari, PJD’s parliament head, told Al Arabiya that his party has a long-held position of boycotting “all forms of activities with Israel.” Ammari was quoted by Al Arabiya as telling Morocco’s Hespress website that his party “will not participate in any parliament activity attended by the Zionist entity.”
THE JIHAD IS ADVANCING TO JERUSALEM….IF WE FORGET JERUSALEM ALL WILL BE LOST….
PLEASE SIGN ON AND THEN POST/FORWARD THIS WIDELY!
PRESIDENT OBAMA AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS,
DO NOT REMAIN SILENT AS THOSE
SEEKING THE DESTRUCTION OF THE JEWISH STATE
RALLY ISLAMISTS FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE TO MARCH ON JERUSALEM.
Anti-Semites and Israel-haters,
supported by the likes of Rev. Jeremiah Wright, U.S.-designated terror organizations Hamas and Hezbollah, and the Iranian regime plan to descend on Israel this Friday, March 30th, in an effort to wrest Jerusalem from the Jewish People.
They are organizing a Global March to Jerusalem
to reverse what they call
“the Judaization of Jerusalem.”
In your address to the United Nations, Mr. President, you said: “It should be clear to all that efforts to
chip away at Israel’s legitimacy will only be met by the
unshakeable opposition of the United States.”
DO NOT REMAIN SILENT AS OUR ALLY’S ENEMIES LAY SIEGE TO ISRAEL’S BORDERS AND AT DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS AROUND THE WORLD AS A PROPAGANDA WEAPON TO CLAIM JERUSALEM AS THEIR OWN.
THE JEWISH PEOPLE, AMERICAN CITIZENS AND ALL FREEDOM-LOVING FRIENDS OF ISRAEL ACROSS THE WORLD URGE YOU TO SPEAK OUT NOW:
DECLARE AMERICA’S UNSHAKEABLE OPPOSITION TO THE GLOBAL MARCH TO JERUSALEM.
JERUSALEM IS ISRAEL’S ETERNAL AND UNDIVIDED CAPITAL.
PRESIDENT OBAMA AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS:
REAFFIRM THAT TRUTH TODAY.
SHOW THE WORLD THAT THE U.S. HAS ISRAEL’S BACK AS SHE FACES THESE DANGEROUS FRONTS.