Background Unlike what Americans are used to in the codified separation of civil law and individual religious beliefs, in Islam, there is no distinction between religious and secular
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At its latest General Assembly a few weeks ago, the Presbyterian Church (USA) passed a measure to divest of Caterpillar, Hewlett-Packard, and Motorola holdings because those companies ” . . . . contribute to the Israeli occupation of Palestine.” Below is my letter to the denomination, sent today and which strongly opposes that measure. […]
An article by Cary Nelson in today’s Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal today (December 12) contained articles on how the US government authorized performing lobotomies on combat veterans after WWII, denying the existence of radioactive sites (including one in NYC) for over 25 years, and HHS fudging numbers on Obamacare in a continuance of a fraud on the public. Certainly a wonderful set […]
The comic definition of insanity is to do the same thing repeatedly while expecting different results. America’s foreign policy is stuck in this cycle. Norman Podhoretz offers a sober view of the alternatives. The plot of my novel, The Masada Protocol, is seeming less and less fictional. Let’s pray that it stays so.
So, Major Nidal Hasan, born in the United States of the Muslim faith, openly admits he shot and killed 13 of his fellow soldiers and wounded over 30 more. His defense is that he felt compelled to defend Islam. Well, let
So, the UN has opined that Israel’s overall settlement policy clearly violates the human rights of Palestinians. The UN is a place where history is invented, not made. The UN has never stood by the State of Israel, created by its own Resolution 181, and ignominiously failed to defend the new State by the use […]
So the ever-so-politically-correct and hapless EU won’t take the moral stand. As Shakespeare wrote, At least the Europeans are consistent.
Here is a link to a YouTube in which a Hamas TV announcer rejoices in the expectation of seeing “black body bags” after the bombing of the bus in Tel Aviv. He also describes voices in the mosques in Gaza raising shouts of “Allahu Akbar” in response to great news of the civilian Zionist casualties. […]