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January 19, 2009

Inagural Prayer Speaker Allegedly Linked to Hamas. But There’s a Twist

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

Oh boy.  Just what Obama needs two days from the inaguration.  A Muslim who is speaking at the prayer service on Wednesday is the leader of a group that some federal prosecutors say has ties to Hamas: Neither Mattson nor her organization have been charged. But prosecutors wrote in July that th...

December 14, 2008

Hebron and Hoenlein: Silence of the Jewish Lamb

Aggregated from: Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place

The Forward notes in an article today that the largest U.S. Jewish umbrella group, the Conference of Presidents, refused to support the government’s eviction of extremist settlers from Hebron’s House of Contention.  The Conference also tellingly refused to condemn the subsequent settl...

December 9, 2008

Where Is The Republican Core?

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

While campaigning for the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee, former Maryland Lieutenant Governor Michael Steele has admonished party conservatives to driving away moderates.  Steele’s argument is a rather old one in its vague terms — that the party needs to have a R...

Muslim Violence and America

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

MPACUK, a British Muslim “empowerment system” according to its web site, says that it will no longer apologize for the acts of Islamic terrorists.  This video, MPACUK says, explains why Muslims have turned to violence against their “executioners”: Quite a lot of build ...

Rick Warren to Speak to Muslim Convention After Calling for Ahmadinejad Assassination

Aggregated from: Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place

Seems to me that Rick Warren, one of the most popular Christian evangelical pastors in the nation, has some splainin’ to do to the Muslim bruthas when he speaks at the Muslim Public Affairs Council national convention in two weeks.  You see, Brother Rick engaged in a surreal interview with ...

Sonal Shah and the VHP

Aggregated from: Pickled Politics » United States

Sonal Shah is part of the Obama transition team. She has even been tipped by some for a cabinet position. However ennis at Sepia Mutiny has been doing an excellent job in reporting her links to the radical VHP. To be honest, I’m in two minds about this. On the one hand she’s got a stell...

Say It In Baghdad

Aggregated from: IraqPundit

Today's question is what Muslim city can turn itself into an appropriate backdrop for theater of Barack Obama? When John Kennedy spoke in Berlin, his speech became an historic soundbite. It appears BHO is looking for a similar clip for his own story.The NYT's Helene Cooper writes that Obama has a sp...

Welcome to Cairo President Obama

Aggregated from: Egyptian chronicles

I have read this news in the New York Times , President elect Obama is planning to address the Islamic world with a speech in his first 100 days at the white house. Excellent move from Obama’s cabinet despite I doubt that it will have any effect after the announcement of his cabinet. For us t...

December 4, 2008

Bigotry In The Service of Tolerance II

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

Continuing in his legitimate and very personal outrage about the passage of Proposition 8 in California, Andrew Sullivan has embraced an ugly turn towards overt anti-Mormonism.  He cites the organization of the LDS Church as a potentially troubling launching pad to a rather Orwellian violation of...

Obama the Shiite

Aggregated from: IraqPundit

It all makes sense now. A friend sent me this link, which explains that many in the Middle East believe that Barack Obama is Shiite. You want proof?The Time magazine story says: "A Pew opinion poll a month ahead of the Nov. 4 election showed that 12% of Americans still thought Obama was a Muslim. Th...