Completely missing the point

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Worldview: A shocking silence on ISIS’s sex slavery Trudy Rubin, Inquirer Opinion Columnist | Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 1:08 AM | Articles | Twitter | Email One of the most heinous of the endless war crimes of the Islamic State has been the systematic rape of thousands of young girls …

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White Supremacist Christofascist Tea Partier kills four Marines

Outraged by the removal of the Confederate battle flag, Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, a naturalized US citizen from Kuwait, and just obvious Tea Party convert, shot up a recruiting center and then a US Naval Reserve Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. .@megynkelly: "Look at at the bullet-riddled storefront. You can see a sign circled in red… It …

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A gutless Commander-in-Chief

If, in 1943, Franklin Roosevelt had exact knowledge that Adolf Hitler and his top henchmen were doing their main work from a mostly unguarded building, with no real bomb shelters, on the Wilhelmstrasse in Berlin, do you think that the President would have told General Dwight Eisenhower, “No, we can’t bomb that building, because there …

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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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