Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Pakistan schoolkids taught to kill Christians

I guess reading, writing and arithmetic have become outdated.

From AsiaNews October 19

Pakistan, school textbooks teach its okay to kill Christians

Islamabad ( AsiaNews / Agencies) - The text-books of Pakistani schools pose the killing of Christians as "goal to be sought" that would help the same members of the minority to seek martyrdom for the faith. This is shown by a report published in late September by the Middle East Media Research ( MEMRI ) .

According to research, the texts are common in most public primary schools and even Pakistani Christians and members of other minorities are forced to read and study them. The authors of the books led by the religious leaders have changed the meaning of the term "minority", which is now perceived with negative meaning .

The problem of education in Pakistan emerged strongly in 2011, the year that the government dedicated to the promotion of this issue. In one year, several studies were published which showed that thousands of non-Muslim students are "forced" to study Islam and elements of the Muslim religion, for fear of discrimination. In 2012 the Catholic Church National Commission for Justice and Peace published a report denouncing the law passed by the Punjab Parliament that makes study of the Koran mandatory.

In an interview published by AsiaNews in 2011, Msgr . Lawrence John Saldanha , archbishop emeritus of Lahore ( Punjab ) , said that Pakistan has become a state for "only Muslims." Non-Muslims do not enjoy equal rights.

Hamas PM calls for peace with Israel, recognizes their existence and asks to become a citizen of Israel...wait, what?

Actually the call is for another intifada.  You know, the usual vitriol about killing the Jews, destroying Israel, fire and rage, thousands of fighters...blah blah blah.  The MSM doesn't tell us about the actual goings-on, it's just too uninteresting and besides, killing Jews doesn't seem to bother most journalists these days, right?

Just another day in Jew-hating paradise.

From the IDF Blog October 20

Hamas Prime Minister Calls for Violence against Israel

In a speech last Saturday, October 19, Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh called for an end to peace negotiations with Israel, warning that “thousands of fighters above ground and thousands of fighters underground have been preparing in silence for the campaign to liberate Palestine.”

Speaking from the Gaza Strip, Haniyeh called on Arabs and Muslims worldwide to prepare for the“big al-Aqsa Intifada” and warned of the “fire and rage” that Israel will soon endure.

Addressing Israel’s ongoing peace process with the Palestinians, Haniyeh stressed that Hamas would accept nothing less than the “restoration of all of Jerusalem and the establishment of a Palestinian state on the entirety of Palestinian soil, including the return of the refugees to their homeland.”

A pledge to kidnap IDF soldiers

Haniyeh’s speech marked the second anniversary of the release of Sergeant 1st Class Gilad Shalit. In October 2011, Israel freed over 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for SFC Shalit, who was kidnapped by Hamas terrorists in 2006. The terrorists abducted SFC Shalit by entering Israel through a Gaza smuggling tunnel. Earlier this month, the IDF uncovered the opening of a similar tunnel in Israeli territory. Every day, terrorists from Gaza plan attacks and kidnappings against Israeli soldiers and civilians.

Referring to SFC Shalit’s abduction, Haniyeh remarked that “the prisoner file remains open and will not close until all of the prisoners are released.” On Friday, a senior Hamas official said that the abduction of Shalit will not be the last, stressing that Israel could expect kidnappings in the future.

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"The history of the Salafi House of Saud is one of utter destructiveness and malignancy...(and) has undermined every aspect of Islam"

This is why The House of Saud is scared hummus-less of Iran.  Shia theology, based in an apocalyptic end-time scenario is no friend of Sunni, Wahhabi, Salafi or any other Islamic ideology, and those like Saudi Arabia who kowtow to the West are not to be trusted.  Saudi Arabia has stated numerous times that they fear Iran with nuclear weapons.  They are well justified in that fear.

This article is a good example of how dangerous Iran is, and shows concerns by the Saudis as warranted.

From ABNA October 21

Time to break the last idol threatening the house of Allah
(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - After conquering Mukkah, the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH) destroyed all the idols which had been placed in the Ka’aba, the House of Allah. As he destroyed one idol after another, he recited the following Koranic verse,

“Say, the truth has arrived, and falsehood perished. Verily, the falsehood is bound to perish”. (Al-Koran, 17: 81).

The Prophet (PBUH) left this world after completing the message of God. But through him (PBUH), God clearly informed humanity that the completion of His message did not mean that there would be no evil in this world. Evil, as the Koran has warned Muslims, will continue as long as humanity exists. There will be people who will remain on the side of Satan. The mission of these diabolical people will be to spread evil by any means. Here is the Koranic reference to it,

(Iblis/Satan) said: “O my Lord! Give me then respite till the Day the (dead) are raised.” (God) said: “Respite is granted thee till the Day of the Time appointed.” (Iblis) said: “O my Lord! Because Thou hast put me in the wrong, I will make (wrong) fair-seeming to them on the earth, and I will put them all in the wrong, Except Thy servants among them, sincere and purified (by Thy Grace).” (God) said: “This (way of My sincere servants) is indeed a way that leads straight to Me. For over My servants no authority shalt thou have, except such as put themselves in the wrong and follow thee.” (15: 36–42)

Thus, as long as humanity exists, there will be people who will bring misery and destruction to the world, and there will certainly be people who will be opposing the wrong-doers.

The history of the Salafi House of Saud is one of utter destructiveness and malignancy since it occupied the land known as Saudi Arabia in 1922. Obsessed by the literalist-fascist interpretation of Islam, the House of Saud has undermined every aspect of Islam. First, it began by destroying the local Sunni and Shia cultures by banning cultural practices of these two sects of Islam. That was followed by physical elimination of the Shias. Interestingly, the source of the Saudi wealth today, oil, is found in the eastern parts of the country which has been a Shia-dominated area. Since the discovery of the oil, the Saudi-Salafi tyrants have been forcing the Shias to move out to other areas. In order to do destroy Shia identity and culture, the Saudis have been imposing one restriction after another on them. They are allowed few human rights. The following article chronicles subhuman conditions in which the Shias of Saudi Arabia have to live:

But it is not the Shias who have faced destruction at the hands of the Saudis. The Salafist ideology has single-handedly destroyed everything which stands for Islam. Even the Koran has not been spared by the House of Saud. Calling this subversion of the Koran “the Wahabi Koran”, Stephen Schwartz has noted,

The Wahhabi Koran is notable in that, while Muslims believe that their sacred text was dictated by God and cannot be altered, the Saudi English version adds to the original so as to change its sense in a radical direction. For example, the opening chapter, or surah, is known as Fatiha, and is recited in Muslim daily prayer and (among non-Wahhabis) as a memorial to the dead. The four final lines of Fatiha read, in a normal rendition of the Arabic original (such as this translation by N.J. Dawood, published by Penguin Books): Guide us to the straight path, / The path of those whom You have favored, / Not of those who have incurred Your wrath, / Nor of those who have gone astray.

The Wahhabi Koran renders these lines: Guide us to the Straight Way. / The Way of those on whom You have bestowed Your Grace, not (the way) of those who have earned Your Anger (such as the Jews), nor of those who went astray (such as the Christians). The Wahhabi Koran prints this translation alongside the Arabic text, which contains no reference to either Jews or Christians.

As if the subversion of the Holy Koran was not enough, the Saudis have obstinately been destroying Islamic heritage. Take the house of Bibi Khadija, the first wife of the Prophet (PBUH), for example. This was the place where the Prophet (PBUH) received a number of revelations from God; hence its sacredness. The Saudi have transformed it into public toilets. Yes, public toilets. This is their love for Islam!

Then there is Jannat ul Baqi, the graveyard where the family and friends of the Prophet were buried. The Saudis have wiped the graves out of existence:

In their hatred of the Islamic heritage, the Saudis have even bulldozed the grave of Bibi Amina, the mother of the Prophet (PBUH):

Some of the other ‘feathers’ in the Salafi crown are....

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Hamas admits to tunneling into Israel to capture IDF soldiers

But...but they really want to have peace with Israel, don't they?  I mean, isn't that what we have been assaulted with by the MSM for years?  Poor Hamas and those evil Jews, they are only digging tunnels to get back their dignity, which the Jews stole, like their land.

Uh huh.

From The Washington Free Beacon October 21 by Adam Kredo

Hamas Leaders Admit to Building Tunnels to Kidnap Israelis

Hamas leaders confessed on Monday that they had been planning to kidnap Israelis using a recently discovered tunnel system burrowed deep beneath the Israeli-Gaza border, according to reports.

The admission that Hamas is still seeking to kidnap and ransom Israelis has renewed concerns that a new round of violent demonstrations known as an intifada could sweep the region and jeopardize nascent peace talks.

Israeli authorities revealed last week that they had discovered a complex 1.5-mile tunnel system running from the Gaza Strip into a nearby Israeli kibbutz.

Hamas officials came clean about the tunnel on Monday when a senior leader admitted that the terror group was planning to abduct Israelis and ransom them to secure the release of imprisoned Palestinian terrorists.

“This tunnel was made by the hand of the fighters of (Izzadine) al-Qassam and they will not sleep in their efforts to hit the occupation and kidnap soldiers,” Hamas spokesman Abu Obeida was reported as saying on al-Aqsa radio, a Hamas-owned station.

“Kidnapping soldiers is the only way to succeed against the (Israeli) occupation,” Obeida was quoted as saying by the Palestinian Ma’an News Agency.

The Hamas leader vowed to continue efforts to spark violence and kidnap Israelis.

Yet this is the group Obama wants to have as a partner in peace.  What a joke.

“We are working on the ground and under the ground to release the prisoners,” Obeida said.

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9 year old girl sold to 35 year old man for $14,000 in Pakistan

This is not an isolated incident.  Muhammad married Aisha when she was 6 and consummated the marriage when she was 9.  Zahid Zardari was only following the example of his prophet, the right thing for a pious Muslim male to do.

Why there are not more Muslims using Islamic doctrine to dispute this disturbing practice is anyone's guess.  But to guess would, of course make one an Islamophobe.

From The Express Tribune October 21 by Aushique Shaikh

Child marriage: Minor girl ‘sold’ to suitor

SOBHO DERO: A nine year old girl, W*, was married to 35-year old Zahid Zardari on Thursday, after the groom reportedly paid Rs1.5 million to her family.

W* is a resident of the Kamal Lashari village. Her uncles reportedly requested Zardari to delay the Rukhsati due to Wadhai’s age but were ignored.

The police was informed about the issue but no action was taken due to the groom’s influential status.

When ASI Ghulam Akbar Khaskheli and SHO Fateh Muhammad Awan reached the wedding, they were confronted by Zardari’s men, forcing them to turn back.

Zardari, who lives in district Benazirabad, was accompanied by armed men and aNikahkhwan (vows solemniser) for the ceremony.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

CNN lists top 10 terrorists and surprise, they are all Muslim

Will CAIR start their attacks on CNN for demeaning Muslims?  Will any apologist or water-carrier clamour for CNN to retract what they wrote?  Is there one Muslim scholar who can complain that CNN is insulting all Muslims by pointing out those Muslims who are jihadists?

The FBI pulled an ad listing their top 32 terrorists on Seattle Transit buses because Muslims complained.  The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) applies to run the same ad and Seattle Transit refuses.  Now CNN is playing the game, but they will not be chastised like the others, because they regularly support jihad and the harbingers of sharia.  Besides, it's only the top 10, not the top 32.

Listen for the silence.

From CNN October 10 by Tim Lister

Who are the world's 10 most dangerous terrorists?

(CNN) -- Any compilation of the world's most dangerous terrorists is a hazardous undertaking, a shifting list that's open to endless debate.

If you live in Moscow, Chechen Islamist leader Doku Umarov would feature prominently. Many Israelis would likely include Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on their list and people living in the southern Philippines, the Abu Sayyaf group.

Some terror figures who were among the most wanted several years ago, such as Abu Anas al Libi -- who was captured last weekend in Libya -- appear not to have been active for some time. Even some terrorists try to retire. The last list compiled by CNN included senior al Qaeda operative Saif al Adel. He has vanished from the radar and may have been under house arrest in Iran.

Other figures lose relevance as their group loses territory, membership and/or funding. Groups such as al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb have been prone to internal rifts. Additionally, al Qaeda, especially in Pakistan, has moved away from identifying senior operational figures because of the effects of U.S. drone strikes, so some of a new generation of most dangerous terrorist figures may not yet be known to us.

The following selection is intended neither as definitive nor a "league table." It focuses not on organizations but on men (and they are all men) alleged to be plotting, directing -- and in some instances carrying out -- acts of terror aimed at causing mass casualties among civilians.

Some are ideologues and planners, others "operational," and some are both. They think and act in a regional and in some cases a global context. Some of the individuals below have appeared on previous lists compiled by CNN and others, and have lived long enough to warrant a second or third appearance.

Others are only now making a name for themselves among the world's counterterrorism agencies, as they take advantage of conflict or the collapse of state authority, forge new alliances or develop new ways of bringing terror to the international stage.

1. Ayman al-Zawahiri

Despite the whittling away by drone attacks of "al Qaeda central" in the mountainous border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan, the group's leader remains vocal and active in trying to harness the disparate affiliates that claim the al Qaeda name.

Since former leader Osama bin Laden's death in 2011, al-Zawahiri has sought to take advantage of the unrest sweeping the Arab world, and has recognized that groups such as al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb are better placed to carry out attacks than the ever-diminishing core that remains in "Af-Pak." At times, al-Zawahiri has struggled to exercise authority over groups such as the Islamic State in Iraq, not least because of the difficulty in communicating with far-flung offshoots.

Aware that pulling off another 9/11 is a remote possibility, al-Zawahiri has suggested a shift to less ambitious and less expensive but highly disruptive attacks on "soft" targets, as well as hostage-taking. In an audio message in August he recommended taking "the citizens of the countries that are participating in the invasion of Muslim countries as hostages."

Al-Zawahiri, an Egyptian doctor who is now 62, is not the inspirational figure to jihadists that bin Laden was, but he is trying to fashion a role as the CEO of a sprawling enterprise. According to the Economist, he may be succeeding. "From Somalia to Syria, al-Qaeda franchises and jihadist fellow travellers now control more territory, and can call on more fighters, than at any time since Osama bin Laden created the organisation 25 years ago," it wrote this month.

Reward offered by the U.S. government for his capture: up to $25 million.

2. Nasir al Wuhayshi

For someone thought to be about 36 years old,Wuhayshi's terror resume is already extensive. Once bin Laden's private secretary in Afghanistan, he returned to his native Yemen and ended up in jail. But not for long: He and several other al Qaeda operatives dug their way out in 2006. He went on to to help found al Qaeda in Yemen, and began launching attacks on Yemeni security services and foreign tourists, as well as directing an ambitious attack against the U.S. Embassy in Yemen.

He is now the emir of AQAP, widely regarded as the most dangerous and active of al Qaeda's many offshoots. A slight figure with an impish sense of humor, according to some who have met him, Wuhayshi appears to have been anointed al Qaeda's overall deputy leader in a bold move by al-Zawahiri to leverage the capabilities of AQAP. Seth Jones, a Rand Corporation analyst, called the appointment "unprecedented because he's living in Yemen, he's not living in Pakistan."

If al-Zawahiri is al Qaeda's CEO, Wuhayshi appears to be its COO -- with responsibilities that extend far beyond Yemen. It appears that in 2012 he was already giving operational advice to al Qaeda's affiliate in North Africa.

Despite a concerted effort by the Yemeni government and the United States to behead AQAP, Wuhayshi survives, and his fighters have recently gone on the offensive again in southern Yemen. The group is bent on exporting terror to the West -- both through bomb plots and by dispatching Western converts home to sow carnage.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Islam never invents anything important alert: new test detects if you are "Gay"

There you have it.  We now have a test that will show who is gay and who isn't, courtesy the religion that requires homosexuals to be killed, preferably by being thrown off the roof of a tall building or hung from a crane.

The most disturbing aspect of this is that the test has been created in what is called a "moderate" Muslim country, Kuwait, and this test will be used among what are perceived to be the most "moderate" Muslim countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.  

This test will be used to ban gays from entering these countries.  Do I hear the crowds of angry gays and their supporters gathering to mass protest this blatant disregard of basic human rights?


From the Daily Mail October 7 by Ted Thornhill 

Gulf states to introduce medical testing on travellers to 'detect' gay people and stop them from entering the country

A medical test being developed by Kuwait will be used to 'detect' homosexuals and prevent them from entering the country – or any of the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC), according to a Kuwaiti government official.
GCC member countries – Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates – already deem homosexual acts unlawful. 
This controversial stance is being toughened, according to Yousouf Mindkar, the director of public health at the Kuwaiti health ministry.
He told Kuwait newspaper Al Rai: ‘Health centres conduct the routine medical check to assess the health of the expatriates when they come into the GCC countries. However, we will take stricter measures that will help us detect gays who will be then barred from entering Kuwait or any of the GCC member states.’
Richard Lane, from gay rights campaign group Stonewall, said: ‘These proposals are not only futile but contrary to international human rights law. Many Gulf states have gone to great lengths to market themselves as open for international business. Their leaders should think long and hard about putting forward measures to restrict freedom of movement and further prohibit the best talent from doing business in the region simply because of their sexual orientation.'

"Think long and hard" is not much of a protestation statement, why not just send a strongly worded memo.  Complaints is just about all that can be done, the gay community knows if they get too strident there could be...consequences.
Those taking part in homosexual acts in Kuwait, if they’re under 21, can receive a jail sentence of up to 10 years.

Earlier this month Oman newspaper The Week was suspended over an article that was deemed to be sympathetic to homosexuals, according to the BBC.
It’s illegal to be gay in 78 countries, with lesbianism banned in 49. Five countries mete out the death penalty to gay people – Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen and Mauritania.

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"These are not the droids you are looking for..."

Hiding in plain sight, and no one makes any nevermind about it.

Foxes in the henhouse and the dinner bell is about to clang.

We are doomed.

From the Daily Caller October 6 by Charles C. Johnson

Homeland Security advisor supports convicted terrorist fundraiser

A senior advisor to the Department of Homeland Security is an old friend of an activist who was convicted in 2008 of financing the terrorist organization Hamas.

In an interview with The Daily Caller, Mohamed Elibiary, a member of the Homeland Security Advisory Council, reiterated claims he made this summer that former Holy Land Foundation president and CEO Shukri Abu Baker is innocent and a victim of political persecution.

Elibiary, who in his position on the council has regular access to classified information, also said the United States insults Muslim dignity and compared the Muslim Brotherhood to American evangelicals.

But there are no closet jihadists in the Obama administration, right?

Elibiary confirmed to journalist Ryan Mauro of the ClarionProject in August that he is a longtime friend of Baker. Mauro’s interview can be read at the Center for Security Policy.

Baker and four other officials of the closed Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development were convicted of using the charity to finance Hamas in 2008. It was the largest terrorism financing trial in U.S. history. Federal prosecutors described the Foundation, which was closed by the U.S. government in 2001, as an entity of the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood.

Elbiary first disclosed the relationship in a 2007 article in the Dallas Morning News. He met Baker as a teenager and was so moved by the terrorist funder’s explanation of alleged Israeli persecution of Palestinians that he says he began donating monthly to Baker’s foundation until it closed in 2001. The friendship continued, with Elibiary meeting with Baker for coffee the day before he was convicted.

Elibiary maintains that Baker is innocent, and in 2010 he wrote that the U.S. government was “using the law to force compliance with unjust foreign policies.” He reiterated his belief that the U.S. should not have prosecuted the Holy Land Foundation.

The Muslim activist has never disguised his support for Muslim Brotherhood extremism. In a 2006 letter to the Morning News, he defended the fanatically anti-American early Brotherhood leader and theorist Sayyid Qutb, stating, “I’d recommend everyone read Qutb, but read him with an eye to improving America not just to be jealous with malice in our hearts.”

To become the America Qutb recommends, and Elibiary endorses would mean becoming a sharia compliant, Islamo-centric country.  This from a man at the high levels of the Obama White House.


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Seattle Transit refuses to run anti-terror ad that they had previously approved to run

Federal Government--Faces of Terrorism Ad
The original posting

AFDI Ad: Faces of Global Terrorism
The AFDI posting that has been refused

Oh my, what a conundrum we have.  The FBI had placed the original ad that showed their top 32 wanted terrorists.  30 of them were Muslim, and naturally Muslim protested, saying the ad demeaned Muslims and Islam.


Seattle Transit pulled the ad due to the protests.  Now, the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) has applied to run the same ad, Seattle Transit refused, now the AFDI through the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) has filed suit to force the transit system to run an ad they had previously approved.

Seems like a slam dunk, right?  Well, with rampant political correctness and an unwillingness to address the very real Islamic elephant in the room means we will see a fight from Seattle, and more hollow whining about Islamophobia and anti-Muslim bias from the regular water-carriers for Islamic supremacy.

None of that will change the fact that jihad is global, or that it is coming to a neighborhood near you.

From AFLC October 7

Seattle Area Transit Authority Refuses to Run Anti-Terrorism Advertisement for Fear of Offending Muslims; Federal Lawsuit Filed

On October 7, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against King County, Washington, for refusing to run an anti-terrorism advertisement that displayed photographs of global terrorists from the FBI’s most wanted list. The lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington at Seattle on behalf of the advertisement’s sponsors, the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) and its co-founders, Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer.
In June of this year, King County displayed an advertisement submitted by the federal government that depicted the “Faces of Global Terrorism” in an effort to “stop a terrorist” and “save lives.” The advertisement offered “up to $25 million reward” for helping to capture one of the FBI’s most wanted terrorists. 
The terrorists identified in the advertisement are also found on the FBI’s most wanted global terrorist list, which is posted on the FBI’s website. This list includes pictures and “wanted posters” for thirty-two terrorists. Not surprisingly, of the thirty-two listed terrorists, thirty are individuals with Muslim names and/or are wanted for terrorism related to organizations conducting terrorist acts in the name of Islam.

Despite these facts, the federal government decided to terminate its “Faces of Global Terrorism” advertisement campaign after receiving complaints from politicians and advocacy groups that the list of wanted global terrorists pictured in the advertisement appeared to include mostly Muslim terrorists.
Appalled at the government’s decision to pull this important message from the public square, on July 30, Geller and Spencer, on behalf of AFDI, submitted an advertisement to King County that included the same pictures, names, and message as the government’s advertisement.
David Yerushalmi, AFLC Co-Founder and Senior Counsel, commented: “Our government’s incessant desire to appease Islamic terrorist apologists like the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a Hamas-Muslim Brotherhood front group operating here in the United States with impunity, is literally placing all American citizens at serious risk. Consequently, if the government won’t identify our enemy, we will make certain our clients can.”

Despite having previously accepted the federal government’s “Faces of Global Terrorism” advertisement, on August 15, King Count rejected AFDI’s advertisement, claiming that it contains (1) “material that is or that the sponsor reasonably should have known is false, fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or would constitute a tort of defamation or invasion of privacy”; (2) “material that demeans or disparages an individual, group of individuals or entity”; and (3) “material that is so objectionable as to be reasonably foreseeable that it will result in harm to, disruption of or interference with the transportation system” in violation of the County’s Transit Advertising Policy. 
As a result of this decision, AFLC filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against King County, alleging that the County violated the First Amendment free speech rights of AFDI, Geller, and Spencer; that the County violated the equal protection guarantee of the Fourteenth Amendment by denying AFDI, Geller, and Spencer access to a forum for their speech based on the content and viewpoint of their message; and that the County violated the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment in that the County’s speech restriction is unconstitutionally vague and it grants government officials unbridled discretion to restrict speech that they dislike.

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Canadian taxpayers and the graffiti jihad

Public money paid for this mural on the wall of a Toronto mosque, and ironically it is a Muslim who is most incensed over the message it sends.

Salim Ahmad who is a member of the Muslim Canadian Congress says the saying, from the Qur'an is a call to jihad.  He has started a petition to have it removed, also claiming that it is a battle cry used by both the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.

Critics of the removal say it is nothing more than an ancient reference to a battle between Muslims and non-Muslims over land and property.  Hmm, sounds familiar in today's world, doesn't it?

The artist says he liked the way the letters looked in graffiti style and chose them for that reason.

Whatever the reasons it looks like this will not end anytime soon.

From the Toronto Sun October 8 by Terry Davidson

City probes publicly-funded mural critics say promotes holy war

TORONTO - The City of Toronto is investigating a controversial publicly-funded mural which critics say promotes a holy war against non-Muslims.

The city-funded piece of art on the wall of a building housing the Al-Tawakal mosque on Gerrard St. E., near Greenwood Ave., incorporates a verse from the Qur’an, which is written in Arabic and scrawled in modern, urban-style graffiti.

Critics charge it is a jihadist battle-cry against the West — an assertion disputed by the artist and at least two Toronto academics.

“City staff are currently investigating the concerns raised about this mural,” city spokesman Lynne Kyle said in an e-mail, adding “there was an extensive amount of community consultation that went into the design of the mural and there were no issues raised at that time.”

Taken from a chapter of the Muslim holy book, it is a verse that talks of Allah’s blessing and an Islamic victory of some kind being close at hand.

Salim Ahmad, a member of the Muslim Canadian Congress, has launched a petition calling on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to remove the contentious image.

“It’s an excerpt from the Qur’an, (and) it is used as a slogan when you’re fighting a jihad,” he said.

In the petition, Ahmad claims the verse is used by both the Taliban and al-Qaida terrorist groups.

The Riverdale Immigrant Women’s Centre (RIWC), located just west of the mosque, applied for a grant and was awarded $17,000 in 2012 for mural projects under a city art program.

Laury Silvers, a part-time professor of Islamic studies at University of Toronto, said the mural’s message has been blown out of proportion.

The verse used in the mural, she added, is based on an ancient Muslim battle with those of polytheistic faith over land and property.

And Adrian Hayles, a non-Muslim artist commissioned to come up with the mural, added Tuesday he chose that Qur’an verse because he was attracted to the look of the Arabic script and felt the English translation conveyed a positive message.

He also said the community was consulted about the project before any paint was put to brick.

I am sure the "community" who were consulted spoke Arabic and saw the words as nothing more than a benign religious edict.

Uh huh.

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Qatar: Soccer star statue deemed "unIslamic" and demand for its removal increases

"Who is this Zidane, to be honored with this statue? And what did he do for Qatar? Is it right that anyone who deserves to be honored should be honored against our religion and our creed"

Islam, the religion of the perpetually insulted.

From ANSAmed October 8

Qatar: citizens protest Zidane headbutt statue as un-Islamic

(ANSAmed) - DOHA, OCTOBER 8 - Qatari citizens have called for Adel Abdessemed's statue ''Coup de Tete'' (Head Butt) to be removed because it is offensive to Islam.

The five-meter statue depicting footballer Zinedine Zidane headbutting Marco Materazzi in the chest during the 2006 World Cup has been placed on the Corniche, a symbolic Doha location.

The statue is an invitation to idolatry, and Islam forbids making statues and depicting animals and people, protesters claimed. ''We want a legitimate fatwa from the Ministry of Islamic Affairs against this statue! Because statues are not allowed in Islam and Zidane's action was unethical'', one commentator wrote on Twitter.

''Who is this Zidane, to be honored with this statue? And what did he do for Qatar? Is it right that anyone who deserves to be honored should be honored against our religion and our creed?'' wrote another.

In this conservative Islamic country that practices sharia or Koranic law, citizens don't understand why the government has decided to erect a statue of two men, which is also a violation of Islamic principles.

Here is but one of many hadiths where Muhammad tells why pictures or art is forbidden in Islam;
"Narrated 'AishaI stuffed for the Prophet a pillow decorated with pictures (of animals) which looked like a Namruqa (i.e. a small cushion). He came and stood among the people with excitement apparent on his face. I said, "O Allah's Apostle! What is wrong?" He said, "What is this pillow?" I said, "I have prepared this pillow for you, so that you may recline on it." He said,
"Don't you know that angels do not enter a house wherein there are pictures; and whoever makes a picture will be punished on the Day of Resurrection and will be asked to give life to (what he has created)?"  (
Hadith -Bukhari 4:47)

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Iran: pedophilia now legal

Well, in Islam sex with underage girls has always been the doctrinal norm, even in the 21st century. Now, lawmakers have passed regulation which allows for marriage between a man and his adopted daughter at age 13.

Yep, this is Islam.

From The Guardian September 26 by Saeed Kamali Dehghan

Iran lawmakers pass bill allowing men to marry adopted daughters

Parliamentarians in Iran have passed a bill to protect the rights of children which includes a clause that allows a man to marry his adopted daughter and while she is as young as 13 years.

Activists have expressed alarm that the bill, approved by parliament on Sunday, opens the door for the caretaker of a family to marry his or her adopted child if a court rules it is in the interests of the individual child.

Iran's Guardian Council, a body of clerics and jurists which vets all parliamentary bills before the constitution and the Islamic law, has yet to issue its verdict on the controversial legislation.

To the dismay of rights campaigners, girls in the Islamic republic can marry as young as 13 provided they have the permission of their father. Boys can marry after the age of 15.

In Iran, a girl under the age of 13 can still marry, but needs the permission of a judge. At present, however, marrying stepchildren is forbidden under any circumstances.

As many as 42,000 children aged between 10 and 14 were married in 2010, according to the Iranian news website Tabnak. At least 75 children under the age of 10 were wed in Tehran alone.

Shadi Sadr, a human rights lawyer with the London-based group Justice for Iran, told the Guardian she feared the council would feel safe to put its stamp of approval on the bill while Iran's moderate president, Hassan Rouhani, draws the attention of the press during his UN visit to New York.

"This bill is legalising paedophilia," she warned. "It's not part of the Iranian culture to marry your adopted child. Obviously incest exists in Iran more or less as it happens in other countries across the world, but this bill is legalising paedophilia and is endangering our children and normalising this crime in our culture."

She added: "You should not be able to marry your adopted children, full stop. If a father marries his adopted daughter who is a minor and has sex, that's rape."

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NYC jihadist gets 18 years for aiding Al-Qaeda

I am confused.  Since Obama is aiding Al-Qaeda by supplying weapons, shouldn't this guy be given a handshake and the keys to a new car?

From USA Today September 30

NYC accountant gets 18 years for aiding al-Qaeda

NEW YORK (AP) — A successful accountant who admitted supporting al-Qaeda with money and supplies was sentenced to 18 years in prison Monday by a judge who said it was necessary to deter others from developing similar violent aspirations.

Sabirhan Hasanoff, 37, a citizen of the U.S. and Australia, was sentenced in Manhattan federal court, where he pleaded guilty last year to supporting al-Qaeda and conspiring with others. He was also ordered to forfeit $70,000.

The sentence was two years less than the maximum he faced after striking a plea deal with the government, though it was five years longer than what Probation Department officers recommended.

Prosecutors said Hasanoff provided extensive support to al-Qaeda from 2007 to 2010, including by purchasing an advanced remote control for explosives attacks and by reporting rudimentary information about the New York Stock Exchange. They said he also made regular cash donations to people he thought were affiliated with al-Qaeda.

The judge said the "most important factor" in deciding how much time Hasanoff must serve was the need to deter others from similar conduct.

In a letter to the judge, Hasanoff expressed regret for abandoning his life in America, where he lived in Brooklyn with his wife and three children after graduating from Baruch College in Manhattan and obtaining a job as a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

He was working as the chief financial officer for a large company based in Dubai when he was arrested there in 2010 and brought to the United States to face charges.

"I made a good living and my family and I enjoyed a very comfortable lifestyle," he wrote. "And then, for reasons that I still have trouble confronting, I threw that all away."

Inspired by radical clerics, he said his desire to strengthen his Muslim faith and fight atrocities committed against Muslims around the world mixed with guilt about his comfortable life.

"I completely renounce any view of Islam that says that violent jihad is in any way acceptable," he said.

Hasanoff told the judge Monday: "I'm very sorry for my conduct. I should have known better, and I don't have any excuses."

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SCOTUS Kerry says throw more money at jihad and that will solve everything

It has been shown over and over again  that poverty is not the root cause of jihad, ideology is.  That is not stopping Kerry from advocating for more money to fight the scourge of extremism.  Your tax dollars at work, again to no avail.

Someone please send him the memo.

From CNS News September 30 by Patrick Goodenough

Kerry: Potential Terror Recruits Need ‘More Economic Opportunities’

( – Launching a new global counter-terror fund, Secretary of State John Kerry spoke of the importance of “providing more economic opportunities for marginalized youth at risk of recruitment” – although much research has debunked the notion of a link between poverty and Islamist terrorism.

At a meeting in New York Friday of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF), Kerry and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu unveiled a $200 million initiative designed to leverage public and private funding in support of what the GCTF calls “countering violent extremism” (CVE) efforts.

The aim of the first-of-its-kind fund, known formally as the “Global Fund for Community Engagement and Resilience,” is to support local communities and organizations to counter extremist ideology and promote tolerance.

“It’s about challenging the narrative of violence that is used to justify the slaughtering of innocent people,” Kerry told the meeting of ministers from the 29 countries making up the GCTF.

The narrative is based in Islamic texts and tenets, but Kerry will never speak that which is labeled Islamophobia.

But alongside the ideological issue Kerry also raised the notion of economic factors.

“Getting this right isn’t just about taking terrorists off the street,” he said. “It’s about providing more economic opportunities for marginalized youth at risk of recruitment. In country after country, you look at the demographics – Egypt, the West Bank – 60 percent of the young people either under the age of 30 or under the age of 25, 50 percent under the age of 21, 40 percent under the age of 18, all of them wanting jobs, opportunity, education, and a future.”

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"Seif consistently supports Palestinian Authority terrorism against the State of Israel, including firing missiles at Israeli civilians"

And yet, Mona Seif is a finalist for the Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders.  The outrage and condemnations have begun, there is a good chance she will never see that award.

From Arutz Sheva September 30 by Kochava Rozenbaum

Egyptian Terrorist Sympathizer To Receive Human Rights Award?

The Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders, also known as “the Nobel Prize for human rights,” might be awarded to Mona Seif, a young Egyptian activist who is known for supporting terrorism against Israel.

Seif, a biology graduate studentresearching breast cancer mutations, became a prominent activist documenting the 2011 Egyptian uprising from Tahrir Square. She later started the group ‘No to Military Trials for Civilians’ to denounce the Supreme Council of Armed Forces abuses of power.

Her nomination sparked a backlash from pro-Israeli organizations. Human RightsWatch, who chose Seif and the other three finalists, also received harsh criticism.

Seif was nominated largely because of her Twitter account, which includes 220,000 followers. She uses this, and other social media platforms, to express her "tweets of terror" and her hatred for Israel.

In March 2012, Seif wrote, "I am ready to shed my blood in the West Bank and Jerusalem to become a martyr." She also repeatedly declared that, "the day will come when I fight to the death in Gaza." Seif consistently supports Palestinian Authority terrorism against the State of Israel, including firing missiles at Israeli civilians.

"Amnesty, shame," she tweeted, "we are not asking an occupied people to stop the occupation."

An Egyptian human rights activist, Omar Bakli, has spoken out against Seif by expressing his dismay at granting her the award: "The Martin Ennals Award is not intended for terrorist sympathizers." Bakli has repeatedly tried to cancel her nomination since April 2013.

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Obama and 20 quotes on Islam and Christianity

Guess which one Obama has wood for?

From the DC Clothesline September 28 by Michael Snyder

20 Obama Quotes About Islam Contrasted With 20 Obama Quotes About Christianity
You are about to read some of the most shocking quotes that Barack Obama has ever uttered in public.  A few of these have been widely circulated, but most of them are very obscure.  Even though he claims to be a Christian, throughout his political career Obamahas repeatedly attacked traditional Biblical Christianity and he has a very long history of anti-Christian actions.  In public speeches he has repeatedly cast doubt on the Bible, he has repeatedly stated that he does not believe that Jesus is necessary for salvation, and he has consistently said that he believes that all “people of faith” believe in the same God.  At the same time, Obama has always referred to Muhammed as “the Prophet”, he has always expressed great love and respect for Islam, and he has even removed all references to Islam from terror training materials used by federal government agencies.  So what in the world does “the leader of the free world” actually believe?  Read the quotes below and decide for yourself…

20 Quotes By Barack Obama About Islam

#1 “The future must not belong to those who slander the Prophet of Islam”

#2 “The sweetest sound I know is the Muslim call to prayer”

#3 “We will convey our deep appreciation for the Islamic faith, which has done so much over the centuries to shape the world — including in my own country.”

#4 “As a student of history, I also know civilization’s debt to Islam.”

#5 “Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance.”

#6 “Islam has always been part of America

#7 “we will encourage more Americans to study in Muslim communities”

#8 “These rituals remind us of the principles that we hold in common, and Islam’s role in advancing justice, progress, tolerance, and the dignity of all human beings.”

#9America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.”

#10 “I made clear that America is not – and never will be – at war with Islam.”

#11 “Islam is not part of the problem in combating violent extremism – it is an important part of promoting peace.”

20 Quotes By Barack Obama About Christianity

#1 “Whatever we once were, we are no longer a Christian nation”

#2 “We do not consider ourselves a Christian nation.”

#3 “Which passages of scripture should guide our public policy? Should we go with Leviticus, which suggests slavery is OK and that eating shellfish is an abomination? Or we could go with Deuteronomy, which suggests stoning your child if he strays from the faith?”

#4 “Even those who claim the Bible’s inerrancy make distinctions between Scriptural edicts, sensing that some passages – the Ten Commandments, say, or a belief in Christ’s divinity – are central to Christian faith, while others are more culturally specific and may be modified to accommodate modern life.”

#5 “The American people intuitively understand this, which is why the majority of Catholics practice birth control and some of those opposed to gay marriage nevertheless are opposed to a Constitutional amendment to ban it. Religious leadership need not accept such wisdom in counseling their flocks, but they should recognize this wisdom in theirpolitics.”

#6 From Obama’s book, The Audacity of Hope: “I am not willing to have the state denyAmerican citizens a civil union that confers equivalent rights on such basic matters as hospital visitation or health insurance coverage simply because the people they love are of the same sex—nor am I willing to accept a reading of the Bible that considers an obscure line in Romans to be more defining of Christianity than the Sermon on the Mount.”

#7 Obama’s response when asked what his definition of sin is: “Being out of alignment with my values.”

#8 “If all it took was someone proclaiming I believe Jesus Christ and that he died for my sins, and that was all there was to it, people wouldn’t have to keep coming to church, would they.”

#9 “This is something that I’m sure I’d have serious debates with my fellow Christiansabout. I think that the difficult thing about any religion, including Christianity, is that at some level there is a call to evangelize and prostelytize. There’s the belief, certainly in some quarters, that people haven’t embraced Jesus Christ as their personal savior that they’re going to hell.”

#10 “I find it hard to believe that my God would consign four-fifths of the world to hell. I can’t imagine that my God would allow some little Hindu kid in India who never interacts with the Christian faith to somehow burn for all eternity. That’s just not part of my religious makeup.”

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