The practitioners of Freedom of Speech and of the Press criticize other people exercising their Freedom of Speech

From Donald Douglas: Los Angeles Times Pushes ‘Extremist’ Moral Equivalence Attack on Pamela Geller in #Garland Jihad Shooting A particularly odious comparison at today’s Los Angeles Times front-page, claiming moral equivalence between Pamela Geller and the Islamic jihadists who attempted a Charlie Hebdo attack in Texas. I tweeted the photo of the piece this morning, …

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The unreality-based community

I don’t usually follow Pamela Geller’s Atlas Shrugs, but she normally has a lot of good stuff; I spotted this one due to a link from Robert Stacey Stacy McCain: No Insurance Available for Jewish Kindergartens in Belgium Europe nearly “exterminated” all of its Jews, and chose instead to import tens of millions of Muslims. …

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Can someone explain to me . . .

. . . how Muslim anger over Guantanamo incited this? More Than 100 Killed In Mosque Attacks In Yemen March 20, 2015 9:12 AM ET | Updated at 11:35 a.m. ET | Scott Neuman Suicide bombers in Yemen attacked two mosques during Friday prayers in the capital, Sanaa, killing at least 126 people and wounding …

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The death of Kayla Mueller

Stolen Borrowed from Donald Douglas: Kayla Mueller’s Parents Say U.S. Ransom Policy Came First We don’t pay ransom for hostages, simple as that. And it’s kinda sad. The U.S. did attempt a rescue mission, however. So that should count for quite a bit, you’d think. And I don’t care if Ms. Mueller was a brainwashed …

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You cannot fight an enemy you don’t even recognize

I had heard about his story yesterday, but didn’t take the time to research it. However, The Pirate’s Cove did it for me: Obama Cites A Strategic Logic For Avoidance In Using Islamic Labels Or Something By William Teach | February 19, 2015 – 7:21 am It’s probably more like “strategic patience”, which is a phrase for …

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In praise of #MarieHarf

State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf has been taking a lot of criticism from conservatives from comments she made suggesting that Da’ish and similar Islamist extremists have become radicalized because of a lack of economic opportunity and jobs: State Dept Spokeswoman Marie Harf: We Can’t Beat ISIS Just by Killing Them by Andrew Kirell | …

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They will never learn

The Obama Administration has weighed in on the slaughter of 21 Coptic Christians by Da’ish1: Statement by the Press Secretary on the Murder of Egyptian Citizens For Immediate Release | February 15, 2015 The United States condemns the despicable and cowardly murder of twenty-one Egyptian citizens in Libya by ISIL-affiliated terrorists. We offer our condolences …

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Some good news for a change!

I hope that the story is true! Former Gitmo Detainee Who Returned To Battlefield As ISIS Commander Killed By CIA Airstrike In Afghanistan… KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 9 (UPI) — Former Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Rauf, who reportedly swore allegiance to the Islamic State recently, was killed by a drone strike in Afghanistan. Rauf’s brother-in-law and four …

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But, but, but, the Crusades!

From The New York Times: Islamic State Selling, Crucifying, Burying Children Alive in Iraq-U.N. By REUTERS FEB. 4, 2015, 11:45 A.M. E.S.T. GENEVA — Islamic State militants are selling abducted Iraqi children at markets as sex slaves, and killing other youth, including by crucifixion or burying them alive, a United Nations watchdog said on Wednesday. …

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Twisted liberal logic

President Obama tells us that people are whatever they identify as being, so if a male thinks that he’s actually female, well then, he’s female, and we have to recognize him as female under the law. But if a group identifies itself as “Islamic State,” and do horrible, horrible things, well they’re not really Islamic, …

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