Here are the Blogs in the Rebecca Bynum category.
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Friday, 3 March 2006
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Good to see this: ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/03/2006 6:04 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 3 March 2006
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Wolfgang Bruno writes: I have stated before that we in the West need to face down our internal enemies, the twin trolls of Denial and Defeatism, before we can have any chance of dealing with Islam. Yes, the Islamic threat is very real and could lead to a cataclysmic world war unless stopped. No, ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/03/2006 7:16 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 2 March 2006
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Peggy Noonan has a good column this week in the WSJ on the difficulties of being a lady in a society that no longer understands distinction.  Young people are no longer taught to be ladies and gentlemen and they absolutely do not understand how to treat older people (like myself) who remember ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/02/2006 7:22 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 27 February 2006
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Yesterday, I was called a racist for objecting to Mexican graffiti.  I hate graffiti.  I loathe graffiti. Graffiti is a direct assault and affront to the fading establishment we are trying so desperately to revive.  It is an expression of scorn and to view it as anything else, another ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/27/2006 8:59 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 26 February 2006
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"That's above my paygrade" is a term one hears constantly from Republican politicians and Bushies in particular.  I even heard John Ashcroft say it the other night and cringed.What is that person saying?  I think he means to say, "I'm not qualified to speak to the issue," ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/26/2006 3:39 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 26 February 2006
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Anyone who knows anything about the rules of warfare knows that the first thing to do once war breaks out is to secure one's own position. Since this is a war by civilians on civilians, we must be prepared to defend our civilian population by whatever means necessary. I just came from the last session ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/26/2006 3:32 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 26 February 2006
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Yesterday Congressman Curt Weldon(R-PA) spoke at breakfast here at David Horowitz's fantastic Restoration Weekend in Phoenix Arizona.  So far, he has given the most impressive and moving speech and seems to really understand the nature of this war.  He spoke of jihad in its world-wide totality ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/26/2006 8:02 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 24 February 2006
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I am visiting the beautiful Arizona Biltmore with a bunch of crazy right wing intellectuals at the behest of the indomitable David Horowitz.  Robert Spencer is here along with Daniel Pipes, Steve Emerson and Phyllis Chesler who were all on a panel togeher this morning.  James Woolsey gave ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/24/2006 3:39 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 20 February 2006
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Edward Rothstein writes in this morning's New Duranty Times: An ant climbs a blade of grass, over and over, seemingly without purpose, seeking neither nourishment nor home. It persists in its futile climb, explains Daniel C. Dennett at the opening of his new book, "Breaking the Spell: Religion ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/20/2006 7:14 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 18 February 2006
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Lawrence Auster has an interesting letter from a French woman at View from the Right: I accuse the leaders we have had for the last 30 years for the evil that they have done to our civilization, our country, our people, our religious beliefs; for allowing these people in and granting them quick ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2006 9:33 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 18 February 2006
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The Cartoon riots are causing an earthquake of tremendous proportions across America.  In Nashville, Tennessee, the newspapers are under pressure for their decision not to publish the cartoons.  There have been editorials and letters to the editors flying back and forth.  Here are ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2006 9:02 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 14 February 2006
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Andrew Stuttaford is another bright spot at National Review.  It's probably just a coincidence he's English. It was this freedom that van Gogh was testing, it was this freedom that Jyllands-Posten is testing, and it is this freedom that the Dutch foreign minister will be compromising when he ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/14/2006 8:19 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 14 February 2006
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The Pakistan Daily Tribune carries an op-ed by Syed Mateen saying this: To make clear to the blasphemous cartoonists and the publishers of the newspapers, let me remind them that Jesus Christ (PBUH) was the second-last prophet of Al-Mighty Allah. He foretold the coming of the last Prophet Muhammad ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/14/2006 7:52 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 14 February 2006
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NER's own Theodore Dalrymple writes in Cato Unbound, Is "Old Europe" Doomed? Doom or further decline is not inevitable, however, though avoidance of it requires active effort. The auguries are not good, not only because of the political immobilism that elaborate systems of social security ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/14/2006 6:18 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 11 February 2006
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More than 4,000 UK mainstream Muslims joined a protest against controversial cartoons satirising their Prophet Muhammad in London's Trafalgar Square, according to the BBC: A series of speakers gathered to support the Muslim community, including MP Jeremy Corbyn. In his speech, which was met with ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/11/2006 5:14 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 11 February 2006
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Full speech here .. Berlin is rich in the history of ideological challenges to the open society. This is the city where a wall kept people within the boundaries of the Communist state. It was the city which focalized the battle for the hearts and minds of citizens. Defenders of the open society educated ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/11/2006 1:47 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 10 February 2006
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Check out the photo display of recent cartoon protests over at Jawa Report. ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/10/2006 6:32 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 10 February 2006
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The National Review editors have evidently joined Tom Friedman and others in a call to nominate the Ayatollah Sistani for a Nobel Peace Prize.  The ignorance of this is beyond astounding at this late date, when a quick gander at the man's website (yes, Sistani has a website), he ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/10/2006 3:23 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 10 February 2006
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NER's Hugh Fitzgerald writes at Jihad Watch, ending with: Arab Muslims suffered far less from European colonialism than did any other people in the soi-disant Third World -- far less than those in sub-Saharan Africa, in Central and South America, and in Asia. Indeed, it might be argued, and has been ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/10/2006 9:33 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 9 February 2006
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The BBC reports on a new video of Jill Carroll pleading "Please just do whatever they want... There is a very short time," says Ms Carroll, of the Christian Science Monitor newspaper. "Just do whatever they want"... Our prayers are with her family, but I also pray we will NEVER ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/09/2006 4:28 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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